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Shogun's Joys of Torture (1968)
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Shogun's Joys of Torture (1968)
Original name: 徳川女刑罰史
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: One of the most famous of cult director Ishii Teruo's films. A young magistrate recalls three tales of heinous crimes committed by women and brutal punished that ensued. Not for the faint of heart.
Style: anthology
Plot: love, incest, police, violence, death, female nudity, suicide, torture, monk, geisha, kidnapping, monastery, beach, nun, sword, jealousy, accident, lesbian relationship, justice, tattoo, bathhouse, death sentence, virginity, insanity, judge ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: japan

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Most similar movies to Shogun's Joys of Torture

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, disturbing and bleak films with plots about female nudity, blood, murder, torture, nudity (full frontal - brief), cruelty and death mostly in Drama, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Shogun's Joys of Torture: Inferno of Torture (1969), Hot Springs Geisha (1968), Shogun's Sadism (1976), Horrors of Malformed Men (1969), Demons (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Inferno of Torture (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Japan nineteenth century. High demand for tattooed geisha generates an entire industry for their "production". Europeans pay more for tattooed beauties. Against this background, and considering the gorgeous tattooed women develop the ...
Style: pink cinema, cult film, sexploitation film
Plot: chastity belt, tattoo, torture, sexual sadism, bdsm, bondage, crying, voyeurism, stabbed in the back, chase, escape attempt, sadism ...
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Hot Springs Geisha (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A look at the lives of a troupe of geishas working in a small seaside resort town. For the most part, their lives consist of greeting boatloads of oversexed businessmen and providing bawdy entertainment through the evening followed by private ...
Plot: geisha, dying during sex, public bath, tattoo, alcohol, resort, peeping tom, abandoned baby, kidnapping
Place: japan
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Shogun's Sadism (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two short stories set in Edo during the Shogun era. 1. During a time when Christians are persecuted vehemently, Iori falls in love with young Christian girl. When she and her family are captured during a raid, his sadistic master takes her as her ...
Style: sadistic
Plot: tortured to death, execution, torture, sadism, brothel, religious intolerance, women fight, violent death, tied up, dripping blood, bloodbath, extreme violence ...
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Horrors of Malformed Men (1969)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Hirosuke (Teruo Yoshida) , a medical student with almost no recollection of his past, is trapped in an asylum, despite being perfectly sane. After escaping from the loony bin, and being framed for the murder of a circus girl, he spots the photo of a ...
Style: cult film, banned, surprise ending, psychedelic, banned film
Plot: flashback, dismemberment, insanity, human trafficking, funeral, cave, freakshow, amnesia, topless, incest, husband wife relationship, island ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Demons (1971)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Gengobe Satsuma, an exiled samurai cast out as an Asano clan retainer is given a second chance to join his brothers in arms to become the 48th Ronin against the Shogunate. His faithful servant gathers the 100 ryo required for his acceptance. Gengobe ...
Plot: geisha, samurai, exile, ronin, feudal japan, japanese new wave, blood, sword, tattoo, filicide, poisoning, throat slitting ...
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Philosophy of a Knife (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 266 min.
Story: The true history of Japanese Unit 731, from its beginnings in the 1930s to its demise in 1945, and the subsequent trials in Khabarovsk, USSR, of many of the Japanese doctors from Unit 731. The facts are told, and previously unknown evidence is ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, bleak, macabre ...
Plot: torture, extreme violence, world war two, human experiment, violence, sadism, execution, brutality, tortured to death, experiment, cruelty, death ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 1930s, 30s
Place: japan, asia, russia
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Der Todesking: The Death King (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: West Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Seven episodes, each taking place on a different day of the week, on the theme of suicide and violent death.
Style: anthology, macabre
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Country: Japan
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The manager of a ski resort kidnaps women, subjects them to various forms of sexual degradation and keeps his victims in a wooden box in the basement.
Style: erotic
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The Sinful Nuns of Saint Valentine (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lucita has been locked away in a convent by her family in order to keep her away from her lover, Esteban. The pair make plans to elope, but Esteban is accused of heresy before Lucita can escape. Hiding in the convent, Esteban discovers the ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: nun, convent, heresy, evil woman, sex scene, erotica, lesbian, priest, evil nun, catholic priest, insanity, sexploitation ...
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The Monk (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In Madrid at the time of the Inquisition, the monk Ambrosio is renowned for his faith and his strength of will, a saint in the eyes of the populace. But when he discovers the beautiful Matilda hidden in his own monastery, all his repressed passions ...
Plot: spanish inquisition, woman dressed as man, inquisition, monk, torture, female nudity, convent, temptation, monastery, nun
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Place: spain
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Violated Angels (1967)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 56 min.
Story: A young man breaks into a nurse's rooming house and one-by-one kills off nurses.
Plot: lesbian sex, razor, threatened with a gun, screaming, crying, torture, tied up, bondage, injury, surrealism, hallucination, sex scene ...
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Kichiku: Banquet of the Beasts (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: While the leader is in jail, his leftist group is controlled by his girlfriend, but her leadership lacks conviction and perspective. When the leader commits suicide in prison, despair and confusion rule the group and revenge and violence erupts in ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, serious, cult film
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: japan
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Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
Genre: Drama, Horror
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, controversial, bleak, erotic, macabre ...
Plot: sexual perversion, rape, sexual torture, deviant sex, perversion, sex, fascism, kidnapping, captivity, obsession, torture, pubic hair ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sex and Zen III (1998)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The plot follows new prostitutes Susan (Karen Yeung), Fanny (Tung Yi), and Chinyun (Chung Chun), who are inducted into the Fragrance House brothel where they are trained in the ways of lovemaking by their veteran madam Tall Kau. Eventually all three ...
Plot: sex, bare breasts, punishment, evil, sexual attraction, erotica, female nudity, torture, nipples, love, sadism, pretty legs ...
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31%
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Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young man becomes obsessed with Byleth, the demon of incest, and it leads to an unhealthy infatuation with his sister.
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Duration: 102 min.
Story: From The King of the Japanese Cult Movie Teruo Ishii! A controversial film in which actual cases that roiled modern-day Japan, including the sarin gas attack by the Aum Shinrikyo Cult, are dramatized with gruesome detail, as the perpetrators of ...
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Place: japan
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Devil Woman (1964)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In medieval times, on a remote plain, a widow and her mother-in-law kill wandering samurai, put their bodies in a hole in the ground and sell their armour and valuables, until the daughter-in-law falls in love with one of their intended victims.
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Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
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Story: After a cult besieges her convent, a young nun goes with an army of Muslims to destroy the convent and kill who wronged her.
Style: scary, realistic, serious, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: convent, torture, injustice, rape, revenge, muslim, rebelliousness, feminism, vengeance, woman in danger, battles, gory ...
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Twilight Dinner (1998)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 64 min.
Story: A pale-looking man, Kazuhiko, is being questioned by the police following the extremely bloody murder of a young woman. He begins his story with the day that two sisters, Akiko and Mayuko, moved into the house across from his. After helping the pair ...
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Place: japan
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The Black Cat (1968)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: suspenseful, bleak, atmospheric, serious, scary ...
Plot: ghost, murder, samurai, vengeance, supernatural, deadly, danger, black cat, battle, love, seduction, curse ...
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 72 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A lawyer puts his family in jeopardy when he captures the last member of a violent clan and tries to forcibly tame her.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, twists and turns, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: usa
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Kwaidan (1964)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 183 min.
Story: Taking its title from an archaic Japanese word meaning "ghost story," this anthology adapts four folk tales. A penniless samurai marries for money with tragic results. A man stranded in a blizzard is saved by Yuki the Snow Maiden, but his ...
Style: anthology, atmospheric, bleak, scary, serious ...
Plot: samurai, ghost, monk, spirit, supernatural, escapades, secret identity, heroes, materialism, betrayal, husband wife relationship, painting ...
Time: 19th century, 17th century, middle ages, 13th century, 11th century ...
Place: japan, asia, kyoto japan, tokyo
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27%
Horse, Woman, Dog (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Typically urban pinku-eiga filmmaker Hisayasu Sato switched to a rural local for this graphic descent into softcore sleaze and bestiality. At heart, the film is an extremely perverse rural Gothic reminiscent of Western '70s films like Pets and ...
Style: surreal, pink cinema, sexploitation film, twists and turns, cult film
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Torched (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Deanna, a young, pretty and upwardly mobile nurse is about to face the most difficult challenge of her life...Deciding whether five men should live or die. In a moment which would change her life forever, Deanna is brutally raped, but the pain she ...
Style: surprise ending, rough, brutal, bloody, suspenseful
Plot: sexual torture, sex maniac, rape, sexual cruelty, tortured to death, murder, violence, vengeance, revenge, brutality, mercilessness, cruelty ...
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Secretary Rope Discipline (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Secretary Sayo (Junko Mabuki) does some corporate snooping for her boyfriend, an upstart executive with a rival company. But she gets busted by the CEO (Akira Takahashi). Poor Sayo is captured and taken to a private torture chamber in the corporate ...
Style: erotic, biting, suspense
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Torture Dungeon (1970)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In Medieval England, a sadistic duke plots to kill off all the heirs to the throne of England so he can claim he title crown for himself.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: torture, murder, sex, blood, duke, decapitation, sword, funeral, male nudity, pitchfork, female nudity, one armed man ...
Place: england
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25%
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Audition (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Seven years after the death of his wife, company executive Aoyama is invited to sit in on auditions for an actress. Leafing through the resumés in advance, his eye is caught by Yamazaki Asami, a striking young woman with ballet training.
Style: scary, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: femme fatale, sadism, torture, psychopath, murder, ballet, mentally unstable, gory, violence, perversion, obsession, telephone call ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Tis Pity She's a Whore (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Annabella (Charlotte Rampling) marries Soranzo (Fabio Testi). She happens to also be pregnant by Giovanni (Oliver Tobias) - who also happens to be her brother. Destiny, and jealousies threaten to expose her past, and Soranzo plots revenge. Based ...
Plot: brother sister incest, jealousy, murder, incest, incestuous desire, autumn, dagger, female nudity, decapitation, snow, suffering, breasts ...
Time: 17th century
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24%