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Shogun's Joys of Torture (1968)
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Shogun's Joys of Torture (1968)
Original name: Tokugawa onna keibatsu-shi
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.
Plot: advisor, public bath, flagellation, burning, stabbed with a spear, death penalty, death sentence, sexual torture, geisha, shame, anthology, head injury, death by drowning, sexual assault, skin, stabbed with a sword, praying, tied up, morality, desperation, cruelty, lesbian relationship, branding, brother sister incest, incest ...
Time: 1600s
Place: feudal japan, japan, dungeon

Most similar movies to Shogun's Joys of Torture

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, disturbing, suspenseful and realistic films with plots about blood, death, female nudity, murder, torture, violence and sex mostly in Horror, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Shogun's Joys of Torture: Inferno of Torture (1969), Hot Springs Geisha (1968), Horrors of Malformed Men (1969), Demons (1971), Shogun's Sadism (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Inferno of Torture (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 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: sexploitation film, pink cinema
Plot: torture, chastity belt, tattoo, bondage, bdsm, sexual cruelty, pleasure, eye injury, chest hair, japanese shocker, taboo sex, innocent ...
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95%
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, abandoned baby, tattoo, public bath, alcohol, kidnapping, peeping tom, resort, dying during sex
Place: japan
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67%
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: banned film, surprise ending
Plot: flashback, husband wife relationship, knife, strangulation, kidnapping, coffin, female nudity, funeral, murder, revenge, banned, vanity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 8.2
 1K
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: throat slitting, violence, coffin, blood, geisha, poisoning, tattoo, severed arm, sword
Place: feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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 ...
Plot: execution, punishment, torture, sadism, blood, violence
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: macabre
Plot: suicide, suffocation, anthology, death, crying, telephone call, telephone, brutality, shot in the chest, sadism, gun, male nudity ...
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36%
 4.4
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Japanese Hell (1999)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
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 ...
Plot: demon, decapitation, dismemberment, cult, monster, terrorism, face ripped off, breast fondling, child killer, child molester, hell, cult leader ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.9
 186
Byleth (1972)
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.
Plot: incest, murder, possession, female full frontal nudity, voyeurism, brother sister incest, breasts, nipples, brother sister relationship, insanity, night, forest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: gory, criminal's revenge, strong sexual content, juvenile delinquency, prison, crime, violence spree, criminal heroes, crimes, deadly, gang, leadership ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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
Plot: double penetration, rebirth, interspecies sex, pleasure, animal lover, taboo sex, japanese shocker, ripping clothes, lover, dog lover, zoophilia, ass ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: police corruption, male nudity, police, murder, sex, sister sister relationship, erotica, hotel, female nudity, vampire, incest, bisexual ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Philosophy of a Knife (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 249 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, serious, realistic, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: torture, radiation, gory, moral dilemma, military life, war, prison life, against humanity, prison, military, life is a bitch, soldier ...
Time: 30s, 40s
Place: japan, asia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 ...
Plot: convent, nun, lesbian, heresy, sex, erotica, evil nun, cruelty, sex scene, framed for murder, insanity, catholic priest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.0
 13K
Devil Woman (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror
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.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, surreal, serious, scary ...
Plot: murder, samurai, survival, demon, vengeance, human nature, women, swamp, jealousy, war, deserter, danger ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Eyes of My Mother (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A young, lonely woman is consumed by her deepest and darkest desires after tragedy strikes her quiet country life.
Style: dark
Plot: death of mother, death of father, violence, stabbed in the back, blindfolded, body part, burial, stabbed with a knife, woman crying, cattle, chained, dead body in a bathtub ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Flavia the Heretic (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 96 min.
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, disturbing
Plot: convent, revenge, rape, torture, muslim, injustice, gory, clergy, vengeance, rebelliousness, woman in danger, society ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages, 1400s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: blood, sex, torture, love, female nudity, bare breasts, sadism, erotica, evil, punishment, cruelty, nipples ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.6
 102K
Antichrist (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Denmark, Germany, France, Sweden, Italy, Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A grieving couple retreats to their cabin 'Eden' in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. But nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.
Style: psychological, bleak, disturbing, scary, sexual ...
Plot: fear, cruelty, isolation, confined, violence, torture, guilt, strong sexual content, sex, brutality, depression, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Star of David: Beauty Hunting (1979)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "Beautiful Girl Hunter" by Norifumi Suzuki is based on manga by Maasaki Soto.The film portrays the life of Tatsuya,a young man of proper descent whose outward respectability hides his urges for rape and torture.This handsome rapist seduces ...
Style: scatology, necrophiliac
Plot: rape, sexual sadism, perversion, torture, masturbation, killer, humiliation, rape victim, sexual humiliation, sex, sexual cruelty, singer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.2
 7K
Spiral (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a small town in Japan, Kirie comes upon her boyfriend's father silently videotaping a snail. Later, the mans obsession with spirals becomes more and more bizarre, ending in his suicide in a washing machine which turn his body into a spiral. ...
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious, stylized ...
Plot: obsession, small town, death, supernatural ability, school, supernatural, laundromat, village, small town life, mystery, woman in danger, psychopath ...
Place: medical school, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Assault! Jack the Ripper (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Two restaurant employees begin a sexual killing spree after they accidentally kill a hitch hiker and find that murder and mutilation is their mutual aphrodisiac.
Plot: sadism, female nudity, rape, death, rain, waitress, jealousy, gagged, torture, kidnapping, massage parlor, cheating ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Noriko's Dinner Table (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 159 min.
Story: A teenager named Noriko Shimabara runs away from her family in Toyokawa, to meet Kumiko, the leader of an Internet BBS, Haikyo.com. She becomes involved with Kumiko's "family circle", which grows darker after the mass suicide of 54 ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, scary
Plot: suicide, cult, internet, dysfunctional family, nihilism, prostitute, innocence lost, computers and web, woman in danger, danger, youth, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Black Cat (1968)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the Sengoku period, a woman and her daughter are raped and murdered by soldiers during a time of civil war. Afterwards, a series of samurai returning from the war through that area are found mysteriously dead with their throats torn out. The ...
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, serious, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: ghost, samurai, murder, black cat, revenge, vengeance, strong sexual content, master warrior, danger, heroes, supernatural, assassination ...
Time: middle ages
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 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: surreal, serious, bleak, rough, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, kidnapping, crimes, destructive relationship, mental illness, fashion, danger, deadly, couples, s&m, dismemberment, sense of touch ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.6
 30
Rape Climax! (1987)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Director Hisayasu Sato helmed this peculiar tale about a woman known as Locker Baby because she was left in a bus station locker as an infant. Locker Baby is raped by a man clad in black leather, traumatizing her still further, and driving her to ...
Style: light
Plot: rape, forced sex, leather jacket, nipple, coca cola, junkyard, legacy, sculptor, sexual assault, past, metro, biker ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Uniform Virgin: The Prey (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 67 min.
Story: A viciously sadistic tale of an orgy of rape and violence in a Japanese high school.
Plot: public, ripping clothes, sailor suit, small breasts, female underwear, suicide, classroom, toilet, rope, flower, frustration, kissing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 390
Karaoke Terror (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: One of a gang of karaoke loving middle aged women is murdered by a young man. Her friends track him down and kill him. His friends track them down and kill the killer ..... and it escalates!
Plot: sex, bicycle, newspaper, murder, train, voyeurism, bar, flashback, friendship, corpse, beating, stabbed in the throat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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.
Plot: torture, sex, murder, pitchfork, sword, impalement, decapitation, duke, hunchback, one armed man, funeral, female nudity ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Helter Skelter (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Through round after round of extensive plastic surgery and vigorous maintenance, Ririko has become the absolute manifestation of beauty, and becomes a wildly successful model, actress, and singer. However, soon, her body, unable to withstand the ...
Plot: seduction, lesbian, mental illness, bound and gagged, suicide, model, fashion, surgery, photo shoot, skin, plastic surgery, modeling ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.6
 1K
Boy (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A family of four lives off of scams in which they pretend to be injured by automobiles. After suffering an injury during the war, the father believes he is an invalid. He and his wife have a 10-year-old boy and a 3-year-old girl. The adults pretend ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, thought provoking ...
Plot: child abuse, dysfunctional family, innocence lost, cons and scams, dishonesty, youth, family problems, life is a bitch, parents and children, siblings relations, social decay, kids in trouble ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%