Movies like Grotesque

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Grotesque (2009)
 4.7
 6K
Grotesque (2009)
Original name: グロテスク
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 73 min.
Story: An unnamed doctor has always had everything he's ever wanted, but that has only made him develop more extreme and depraved needs. He kidnaps a young couple in the prime of their life together and forces them into a game of torment that slowly extinguishes their hopes for survival.
Style: disturbing, banned film, rough, brutal, serious, scary, tense, bleak, realistic, controversial
Plot: sexual abuse, torture, psychopath, captivity, brutality, sadism, sexual torture, mysterious character, gory, deadly, strong sexual content, held captive, violence, violent death, kidnapping, confined, perversion, pain, chainsaw, danger, sexual perversion, slasher, rapist, life is a bitch, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, rough, realistic and scary films with plots about crimes, deadly, violence, psychopath, gory, danger and torture mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Grotesque: A Serbian Film (2010), The Last House on the Left (2009), Scrapbook (2000), Martyrs (2008), I Spit on Your Grave (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.1
 56K
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, banned film, macabre, scary, rough ...
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, pedophilia, violence, sadism, insanity, gory, strong sexual content, murder, incest, necrophilia, pornography ...
Time: 21st century, ancient history
Place: serbia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Last House on the Left (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A group of teenage girls heading into the city hook up with a gang of drug-addled ne'er-do-wells and are brutally murdered. The killers find their way to the home of one of their victim's parents, where both father and mother exact a ...
Style: brutal, scary, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, violence, sexualized violence, slasher, woman in danger, torture, sadism, violence against women, danger, murder, gory, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.2
 1K
Scrapbook (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman named Clara is captured by a serial killer named Leonard who records his “life story” by keeping a scrapbook of his many victims. In addition to adhering Polaroids, scraps of clothing, and other small trophies to the pages, Leonard ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, bleak, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, sexual abuse, woman in danger, psychopath, mind game, deadly, danger, isolation, violence spree, captivity, sadism, humiliation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 81K
Martyrs (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.
Style: disturbing, rough, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: torture, child abuse, brutality, violence, kidnapping, torment, torture chamber, gory, suffering, cult, death, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, year 1971
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: disturbing, brutal, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, rape and revenge, gang rape, vengeance, rapist, murder, sexual humiliation, violence against women, violence spree, rape revenge, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Seasoning House (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Seasoning House - where young girls are prostituted to the military. An orphaned deaf mute is enslaved to care for them. She moves between the walls and crawlspaces, planning her escape. Planning her ingenious and brutal revenge.
Style: rough, serious, disturbing, bleak, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rapist, sexual abuse, kidnapping, confinement indoors, prostitute, danger, escape attempt, dehumanization, revenge, isolation, life is a bitch, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2010s
Place: europe, balkan
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
I Spit on Your Grave 2 (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Naturally beautiful, Katie has just settled into New York where she, like many other young women, is trying to make it as a model. But what starts out as an innocent and simple photo shoot soon turns into something disturbingly unthinkable! Raped, ...
Style: brutal, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, vengeance, rapist, torture, rape and revenge, woman in danger, danger, left to die, gory, female protagonist, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bulgaria, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.0
 18K
No One Lives (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A gang of ruthless highway killers kidnap a wealthy couple traveling cross country only to shockingly discover that things are not what they seem.
Style: scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: kidnapping, trap, psychopath, gang, danger, serial killer, captivity, hostage, deadly, crimes, hunt down, crime gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Run! Bitch Run! (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Things go horribly wrong when Catherine and Rebecca, two Catholic School girls, knock on the wrong door while selling Religious paraphernalia.
Style: suspenseful, rough, brutal, suspense, serious ...
Plot: deviant sex, exploitation, revenge, bondage, rape, murder, violence spree, woman in danger, life is a bitch, crimes, wrong place wrong time, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
House of Whipcord (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Somewhere in the middle of the English countryside a former judge and a group of former prison warders, including his lover, run their own prison for young women who have not been held properly to account for their crimes. Here they mete out their ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, serious ...
Plot: female prisoner, murder, torture, violence against women, violence, prison, sadism, women's prison, female whipping, misogynist, exploitation, psychopath ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 7K
The Tortured (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: An upper-middle-class couple's life is destroyed when their only child is kidnapped and killed. Obsessed with revenge, the couple seizes an opportunity to kidnap the killer.
Style: bleak, rough, tense, disturbing, sadistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, bloody violence, psychopath, child murder, vengeance, death of son, confined, child killer, gory, crimes, mystery, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vermont, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 2K
Territories (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Five friends return home from a marriage in Canada to the United States. Not far from the border, two customs officers stop them to check their identity.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, controversial, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, danger, vigilantism, survival, isolation, crimes, kidnapping, captive woman, escapades, confined, deadly, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.2
 2K
Chaos (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Emily and her friend Angelica go to a rave in the woods, and when they arrive, they meet a stranger called Swan that promises some Exstasy for the girls. They follow him to a cabin into the forest where they meet the sadistic gang leaded by the ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: sexual abuse, sexual sadism, psychopath, in the woods, murder, gory, slasher, violence spree, rescue, deadly, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 22K
Captivity (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The sought-after images of top model, Jennifer, adorn magazine covers and billboards worldwide. When alone at a charity event, she is abducted and incarcerated in a cell with another prisoner. When their captor subjects the two to torture, and ...
Style: scary, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: stalking, kidnapping, torture, psychopath, escape, danger, isolation, crimes, confined, mind game, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hostel: Part II (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Following a geographical tour of Slovakia, three young American women are lured into a hostel by a handsome young man who sells them to the twisted masters, ties them up and brings upon an unthinkable world of pain.
Style: controversial, disturbing, rough, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: slasher, castration, torture, strong sexual content, kidnapping, murder, psychopath, sadistic horror, tourist, gory, severed penis, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, prague, slovakia, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.0
 2K
Neighbor (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mysterious new girl arrives in posh suburban neighborhood and quickly sets out to terrorize the town. As she starts breaking into homes and torturing the occupants, they begin to realize that she isn't just another girl next door.
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, rough, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: torture, psychopath, unlikely criminals, crimes, confined, danger, deadly, captivity, gory, strong violent content, suburbs, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Storm Warning (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A yuppie couple lost in a swamp seek refuge at an isolated farmhouse only to discover they've jumped out of the frying pan into the fire.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Plot: castration, psychopath, couples, survival, island, torture, danger, forces of nature, brutality, violence, killer, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 2.7
 301
Carl (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A psychological horror/thriller depicting a backwoods family with a dark secret.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, danger, violence, captivity, gory, deadly, crimes, strong violent content, woman in danger, survival, small town, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chrissie and her friends set out on a road trip for a final fling before one is shipped off to Vietnam. Along the way, bikers harass the foursome and cause an accident that throws Chrissie from the vehicle. The lawman who arrives on the scene kills ...
Style: realistic, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, violence, psychopath, cruelty, murder, torture, gory, cannibalism, cannibal, severed foot, sadism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1930s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
August Underground's Mordum (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Two deranged friends bring along another guy to go on a random murder rampage. They kidnapped lesbian lovers, couples and they torture them in any way that the viewer can imagine. Your worst fears will come true in this shocking account of a killing ...
Style: realistic, rough, bleak, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: strong violent content, psychopath, murder, violence spree, kidnapping, strong sexual content, necrophilia, sexual abuse, violence, crimes, life is a bitch, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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, cult film, rough, psychological, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, rape and revenge, sexual abuse, cruelty, vengeance, sadistic horror, murder, psychopath, revenge, brutality, danger, serial killer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: england, germany, europe, connecticut, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.6
 938
The Hitchhiker (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Four young women driving across the desert to Las Vegas have their road trip turned upside-down when they pick up a handsome, seemingly-friendly hitchhiker. When their car breaks down near a roadside motel in the middle of nowhere, they find ...
Style: serious, scary, disturbing, rough, realistic
Plot: psychopath, on the road, gory, deadly, crimes, confined, mind game, danger, slasher, woman in danger, isolation, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Borderline Cult (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Three serial killers team up at the US/Mexican border town of Juarez and go on a killing spree.
Style: rough, scary, serious, realistic, based on true events
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, danger, law enforcement, gory, tough heroes, woman in danger, deadly, confined, life is a bitch, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, banned film, cult film, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, youth, crime, serial killer, woman in danger, crimes, psychopath, slasher, abduction, revenge, violence spree, gory ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.7
 3K
Broken (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After dating a wonderful man, Hope comes back home, sees her daughter Jennifer and goes to sleep. She wakes-up in the woods with a psychopath...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, disturbing, rough, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, kidnapping, survival, forest, danger, captivity, mind game, vengeance, family in danger, confined, deadly, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Hostel: Part III (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set in Las Vegas, the film centers on a man who attends his best friend's bachelor party, unaware of an insidious agenda that plays into hunting humans.
Style: scary, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, psychopath, sadism, gory, torture, captivity, friends, crimes, buddies, escapades, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.5
 3K
Carver (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Based on true events
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, brutal, realistic ...
Plot: torture, brutality, murder, psychopath, slasher, stalking, crimes, wilderness, friendship, maniac, sadism, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.2
 2K
Caged (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Somewhere in Eastern Europe. Carole is a young nurse with a humanitarian aid group that has reached the end of its mission. But just then, the young woman and her two colleagues are kidnapped by strangers for mysterious reasons. Held captive, cared ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, scary, based on true events ...
Plot: captivity, woman in danger, crimes, abduction, organ harvesting, danger, kidnapping, confined, captive, un, basement, cellar ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, kosovo, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Last Stop on the Night Train (1975)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A pair of psychotic hoodlums and an equally demented nymphomaniac woman terrorize two young girls on a train trip from Germany to Italy.
Style: rough, disturbing, banned film, suspenseful, brutal ...
Plot: murder, sadism, hostage, violence, train, woman in danger, sexual harassment, vengeance, danger, revenge, crimes, psychopath ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.8
 75K
Eden Lake (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eden Lake is a relentlessly tense and immaculately paced horror-thriller about modern youth gone wild. When a young couple goes to a remote wooded lake for a romantic getaway, their quiet weekend is shattered by an aggressive group of local kids. ...
Style: bleak, brutal, bad ending, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, torture, gang, youth, forest, fear, slasher, in the woods, camping, chase, murder, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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