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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: love, incest, violence, death, female nudity, suicide, torture, monk, kidnapping, monastery, beach, nun, jealousy, accident, lesbian relationship, justice, tattoo, death sentence, virginity, insanity, judge, brother sister incest, kiss, desperation, debt ...
Time: 1600s
Place: japan, dungeon, feudal japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, disturbing, scary and suspenseful films with plots about blood, murder, female nudity, death, 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), Shogun's Sadism (1976), Demons (1971). 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, bondage, tattoo, chastity belt, bdsm, transvestite, escape, female nudity, bare breasts, murder, male nudity, beaten to death ...
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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, dying during sex, abandoned baby, tattoo, resort, peeping tom, public bath, kidnapping, alcohol
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: surprise ending, banned film
Plot: insanity, forbidden love, masseuse, siamese twins, vanity, cave, dismemberment, skeleton, cat, poisoning, deformity, freakshow ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: torture, execution, blood, punishment, sadism, violence
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 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: geisha, samurai, exile, ronin, sword, severed arm, violence, blood, coffin, throat slitting, poisoning, tattoo
Place: feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: serious, rough, disturbing, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: torture, radiation, moral dilemma, gory, military life, war, prison life, against humanity, prison, military, life is a bitch, soldier ...
Time: 30s, 40s
Place: japan, asia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, cruelty, self destruction, telephone, telephone call, book, flashback, blood, crying, death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, voyeurism, female full frontal nudity, brother sister incest, obsession, female nudity, sex, candle, voyeur, prostitute ...
⇓ 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: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic
Plot: criminal's revenge, gory, strong sexual content, prison, juvenile delinquency, crime, violence spree, criminal heroes, crimes, deadly, gang, leadership ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, serious, scary, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, sexual sadism, gore, brutality, torture, violence, rape, psychopath, mute, dehumanization, diarrhea, hell on earth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: sexual desire, sexual attraction, cruelty, torture, punishment, blood, attraction, sadism, female nudity, evil, nipples, erotica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: infidelity, torture, cult leader, hell, nurse, decapitation, dismemberment, monster, cult, terrorism, female nudity, rape ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, torture, masturbation, sexual sadism, perversion, killer, humiliation, rape victim, sex, sexual humiliation, nipples, inheritance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.0
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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, deserter, war, jealousy, danger ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: hotel, police, female nudity, erotica, sex, murder, vampire, incest, sister sister relationship, male nudity, police corruption, menstrual blood ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, priest, sex scene, mother superior, cruelty, abbess ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: topless, tied up, geek, spaghetti, wound, picnic, nurse, blood, self mutilation, bad luck, insanity, slashing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic, disturbing
Plot: convent, muslim, revenge, rape, torture, injustice, clergy, gory, vengeance, rebelliousness, woman in danger, society ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages, 1400s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, chained, corpse, surgery, death, murder, serial killer, loneliness, dancing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.6
 105K
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, disturbing, scary, bleak, sexual ...
Plot: fear, cruelty, violence, torture, guilt, isolation, insanity, confined, male nudity, sex, depression, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 531
The Demons (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A group of nuns become possessed by demons and are then tortured in a dungeon of horrors during the inquisition.
Plot: inquisition, torture, nun, convent, blood, female homosexuality, rape, lesbian, death, murder, lesbian sex, exploitation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: serious, atmospheric, twists and turns, 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 ⇓
27%
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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: classroom, dildo, dream, screaming, school uniform, cunnilingus, kissing, outsider, tied feet, bondage, baseball bat, girlfriend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 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: serious, bleak, surreal, realistic, rough ...
Plot: obsession, kidnapping, crimes, destructive relationship, mental illness, fashion, danger, deadly, couples, s&m, dismemberment, nipples ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.0
 13K
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: atmospheric, stylized, bleak, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: samurai, ghost, spirit, anthology, promise, snow, tea, supernatural, monk, painting, storm, heroes ...
Time: 17th century, 19th century, middle ages, 12th century, 1900s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ 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, one armed man, impalement, male nudity, gore, blood, horse, funeral, female nudity, pitchfork ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: cult, internet, suicide, 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 ⇓
25%
A Chinese Torture Chamber Story II (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A pair of country thieves make friends with a general rising within the imperial army. After the general finds himself falling in love with the beautiful sister of one of the thieves (who is the fiancee of the other) he decides to do whatever it ...
Plot: sexual sadism, sexual torture, vaginal sex, depravity, heart in hand, fiend, anal rape, sabre, degradation, moaning, stabbed in the mouth, heart ripped out ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.6
 35
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, sexual fantasy, water tank, unconsciousness, sexual intercourse, metro, biker, necrophilia, shadow, doctor, telephone, flashback ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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