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Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
 6.0
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Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
Original name: Salò o le 120 giornate di Sodoma
Genre: Drama, Horror, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Four corrupted fascist libertines round up 9 teenage boys and girls and subject them to 120 days of sadistic physical, mental and sexual torture.
Style: banned film, psychological, bleak, rough, erotic, sexual, macabre, art house, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: sex, rape, kidnapping, sexual torture, captivity, fascism, sexual relations, violence spree, obsession, confined, deadly, perversion, sexual perversion, crimes, youth, life is a bitch, torture, rough sex, atrocity, libertine, sexual cruelty, bdsm, psychopath, brutality, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, latin america

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, disturbing, realistic and rough films with plots about violence, sadism, rape, death, murder, blood and female nudity mostly in Horror, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom: The Gestapo's Last Orgy (1977), Rape Me (2000), Caligula (1979), In a Glass Cage (1986), I Spit on Your Grave (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Gestapo's Last Orgy (1977)
Genre: Horror, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Lise Cohen is taken to a special prisoner-of-war camp for female Jews, a camp run as a bordello to entertain the German officers and troops going in to battle. The camp is run with an iron fist by Commandant Starker and his minion Alma. Starker ...
Style: rough, sexual, disturbing, bleak, serious ...
Plot: burned alive, woman in danger, sexual abuse, lesbian incest, confined, war, against humanity, life is a bitch, danger, captivity, prison life, power relations ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 16K
Rape Me (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Manu has lived a difficult life. Abused and violently raped, she sets off to find herself only to meet Nadine, a prostitute who has encountered one too many injustices in the world. Angry at the world, they embark on a twisted, rage-filled road ...
Style: sexual, disturbing, bleak, rough, realistic ...
Plot: strong sexual content, prostitute, murder, sexual relations, rape, violence, obsession, nihilism, on the road, sexual abuse, rape and revenge, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 31K
Caligula (1979)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: The perversion behind imperial Rome, the epic story of Rome's mad Emporer. All the details of his cruel, bizarre reign are revealed right here: His unholy sexual passion for his sister, his marriage to Rome's most infamous prostitute, his ...
Style: erotic, sexual, epic, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: lust, ancient rome, brutality, intrigue, sexploitation, assassination, betrayal, sexual relations, sadism, sexual sadism, state affairs, politics ...
Time: ancient world, 1st century, ancient history
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
In a Glass Cage (1986)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Nazi doctor who had a fetish for young boys feels guilt after torturing and murdering his latest victim, and throws himself off a roof. Some years later, the doctor, confined to an iron lung, accepts as his nurse a boy who secretly witnessed that ...
Style: psychological, gloomy, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, sadism, torture, war criminal, insanity, darkness, nurse, isolation, anti semitism, sexual abuse, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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I Spit on Your Grave (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An aspiring writer is repeatedly gang-raped, humiliated, and left for dead by four men whom she systematically hunts down to seek revenge.
Style: banned film, psychological, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape and revenge, sexual abuse, rape, vengeance, murder, psychopath, revenge, cruelty, brutality, danger, serial killer, sadism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: europe, germany, england, new york, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ilsa: She Wolf of the SS (1975)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ilsa is a warden at a Nazi death camp that conducts experiments on prisoners. Ilsa's goal is to prove that woman can withstand more pain and suffering than men and should be allowed to fight on the front lines
Style: erotic, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual abuse, soldier, vengeance, necrophilia, sadism, prison life, captivity, gory, war, confined, dangerous attraction, violence spree ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Human Centipede II (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Inspired by the fictional Dr. Heiter, disturbed loner Martin dreams of creating a 12-person centipede and sets out to realize his sick fantasy.
Style: scatology, disturbing, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, sexual sadism, bdsm, gore, brutality, torture, violence, rape, psychopath, sexual obsession, wound, sadism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Last House on the Left (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mari and Phyllis go to the "big city" to see their favorite band BloodLust. Along the way they meet up with newly escaped convict Krug and his gang.
Style: disturbing, serious, scary, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, rape, youth, crime, life is a bitch, serial killer, murder, kidnapping, psychopath, concert, marijuana, gun ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: connecticut, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.4
 7K
Fear (1983)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A killer is released from prison and breaks into a remote home to kill a woman, her handicapped son and her pretty daughter.
Style: disturbing, rough, psychological, realistic, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, danger, serial killer, mental illness, maniac, murder, knife murder, violence spree, crimes, confined, crime, mentally unstable ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Men Behind the Sun 4 (1995)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Black Sun: The Nanking Massacre, also called Men Behind the Sun 4, is a 1994 Hong Kong film directed by Mou Tun Fei and is in many ways considered to be a follow up to the 1987 shockumentary film, Men Behind the Sun. The movie depicts the events ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: genocide, bayonet, gore, massacre, rape, war, state affairs, coldhearted, against humanity, confined, life is a bitch, wartime life ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: china, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Island of Death (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: Greece
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A British couple on a break on a small Greek Island, spreading terror beyond anything the Islanders could have ever imagined. Only stopping every once in a while to shag anything that moves, be it a man, woman or an animal. But will they go ...
Style: disturbing, sexy, sexual, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Plot: island, taboo sex, serial killer, transvestism, sexual abuse, psychopath, sadism, greek island, greek, rapist, anal rape, captivity ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.1
 51K
A Serbian Film (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Serbia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Milos, a retired porn star, leads a normal family life trying to make ends meet. Presented with the opportunity of a lifetime to financially support his family for the rest of their lives, Milos must participate in one last mysterious film. From ...
Style: brutal, macabre, banned film, rough, scary ...
Plot: rape, sadism, strong sexual content, sexual abuse, necrophilia, pornography, murder, insanity, incest, mentally unstable, pedophilia, gory ...
Time: 21st century, ancient history
Place: serbia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Marquis de Sade's Justine (1969)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Liechtenstein, West Germany, Italy, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman named Justine is (willingly) used and abused by all manner of perverts, freaks and sexual deviants.
Style: rough, sexual, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, nun, masochism, obsession, murder, dirty old man, prostitution, prison, rape, lesbian sex, voyeur, perversion ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century, 1780s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Story of O (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The beautiful O is taken by her boyfriend, Rene, to a bizarre retreat, where she is trained in bondage and sexual perversion...
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: bdsm, sexual abuse, sexual relations, sadism, couples, sexual perversion, dangerous attraction, love affair, power relations, obsession, bondage, lifestyle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.3
 23K
Frontier(s) (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A gang of young thieves flee Paris during the violent aftermath of a political election, only to hole up at an Inn run by neo-Nazis.
Style: macabre, suspenseful, scary, rough, sinister ...
Plot: psychopath, torture, cannibalism, survival, confined, sadism, cruelty, violence, mad scientist, sadistic horror, life is a bitch, execution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 13K
The Entity (1982)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Barbara Hershey stars as Carla Moran, a hard-working single mother until the night she is raped in her bedroom by someone - or something - that she cannot see. Despite skeptical psychiatrists, she is repeatedly attacked in her car, in the bath, and ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, scary, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, supernatural, sexual abuse, single parent, invisibility, ghost, good versus evil, vengeance, serial killer, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.4
 105K
Irreversible (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Events over the course of one traumatic night in Paris unfold in reverse-chronological order as the beautiful Alex is brutally raped and beaten by a stranger in the underpass. Her boyfriend and ex-lover take matters into their own hands by hiring ...
Style: disturbing, tense, bleak, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, violence, sexual perversion, sadism, rape and revenge, party, vengeance, sexual cruelty, brutality, cruelty, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.3
 3K
Blind Beast (1969)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A blind sculptor and his mother kidnap a young woman and use her as a model. In the darkness of an abandoned warehouse, she suffers at the hands of the artist, eventually losing both her sight and her mind as whips give way to knives and knives give ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, tense, scary ...
Plot: kidnapping, obsession, destructive relationship, crimes, s&m, danger, deadly, couples, fashion, mental illness, surrealism, breasts ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Cannibal Holocaust (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A New York University professor returns from a rescue mission to the Amazon rainforest with the footage shot by a lost team of documentarians who were making a film about the area's local cannibal tribes.
Style: brutal, disturbing, scary, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, cannibalism, torture, atrocity, amazon rainforest, insanity, gory, survival, violence spree, brutality, cult, rape ...
Time: 20th century
Place: south america, latin america, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Goodbye Uncle Tom (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Two documentary filmmakers go back in time to the pre-Civil War American South, to film the slave trade.
Style: disturbing, rough, sexual, realistic, epic ...
Plot: plantation, injustice, sexual abuse, racism, sadism, brutality, death, rape, captivity, cruelty, slave, slavery ...
Time: 18th century, 1830s, 1850s, 19th century, 1960s ...
Place: mississippi, detroit, memphis, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.8
 14K
Visitor Q (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A father who is a failed former television reporter tries to mount a documentary about violence and sex among youths. He proceeds to have sex with his daughter who is now a prostitute, and films his son being humiliated and hit by classmates. ...
Style: dark humor, disturbing, surreal, sexual, psychological ...
Plot: sexual abuse, incest, psychopath, dysfunctional family, prostitute, rape, heroin, knife, necrophilia, obsession, life is a bitch, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.4
 47K
Crash (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After getting into a serious car accident, a TV director discovers an underground sub-culture of scarred, omnisexual car-crash victims who use car accidents and the raw sexual energy they produce to try to rejuvenate his sex life with his wife.
Style: sexual, erotic, disturbing, stylized, psychological ...
Plot: lust, obsession, masochism, sexuality, infidelity, hospital, sexual perversion, perversion, adultery, sexual obsession, car accident, sadism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.4
 20K
Possession (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young woman left her family for an unspecified reason. The husband determines to find out the truth and starts following his wife. At first, he suspects that a man is involved. But gradually, he finds out more and more strange behaviors and ...
Style: sexual, surreal, disturbing, psychological, erotic ...
Plot: hysteria, obsession, infidelity, domestic violence, monster, police, murder, teacher, breakdown, affair, gore, serial killer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, poland, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 5.4
 3K
Salon Kitty (1976)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Kitty runs a brothel in Nazi Germany where the soldiers come to "relax". Recording devices have been installed in each room by a power hungry army official who plans to use the information to blackmail Hitler and gain power himself. A girl ...
Style: offbeat, disturbing, sexual, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: anti semitism, forbidden love, prostitute, betrayal, politics, against the rules, wartime life, espionage, fall in love, life is a bitch, state affairs, society ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1939
Place: germany, europe, rome italy, poland, naples italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Scrounger (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A pimp with no other means to provide for himself finds his life spiralling out of control when his prostitute is sent to prison.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: pimp, prostitute, unemployment, poverty, violence, robbery, dishonesty, hopes, social misfits, criminal heroes, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: italy, europe, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Girl Next Door (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a quiet suburban town in the summer of 1958, two recently orphaned sisters are placed in the care of their mentally unstable Aunt Ruth. But Ruth's depraved sense of discipline will soon lead to unspeakable acts of abuse and torture that ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual abuse, torture, child abuse, rape, sadist, cruelty, sister, suffering, helplessness, victim, crime, confined ...
Time: 1950s, contemporary
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Beast in Heat (1977)
Genre: Horror, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a remote village in occupied Europe, the SS pursue their inhuman treatment of captured partisans in efforts to force them to betray their comrades.... while Fraulein Krast, a sadistic biologist, concentrates her efforts on the womenfolk with ...
Plot: female prisoner, sadist, cruelty, rape, murder, lesbian sex, experiment, torture, sexual torture, nazi occupation, nazi soldier, female tied up ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
SS Experiment Love Camp (1976)
Genre: Horror, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Near the end of WW2, prisoners of war are used in experiments to perfect the Arian race.
Plot: testicles, experiment, desire, nazism, humiliation, perversity, panties, gun, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, white panties, love ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 2.8
 1K
Snuff (1975)
Genre: Horror
Country: Argentina, USA, Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The followers of a charismatic cult leader set out to murder a pregnant actress.
Style: rough, disturbing, suspenseful, scary, banned film ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, cult, filmmaking, violence, sex, biker, violence spree, banned, gory, sexual abuse, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
I Spit on Your Grave (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A remake of the 1979 controversial cult classic, I Spit on Your Grave retells the horrific tale of writer Jennifer Hills who takes a retreat from the city to a charming cabin in the woods to start on her next book. But Jennifer's presence in ...
Style: scary, disturbing, suspenseful, brutal, rough ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: sexual abuse, rape and revenge, vengeance, rape, murder, violence spree, danger, woman in danger, gang rape, rapist, in the woods, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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