Body horror movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant body horror movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out disturbing, weird, suspense, cult film, scary and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with body horror, blood, gore, violence, transformation, gory, murder, female nudity, danger and nudity (full frontal - brief) plots mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres shot in Canada, USA, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as body horror: Bite (2015), The Void (2016), Replace (2017), From Beyond (1986), Possessor (2020), Tetsuo: The Bullet Man (2009), Thanatomorphose (2012), Rabid (1977), Contracted (2013), Street Trash (1987).

List of body horror movies

 4.9
 5K
Bite (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: While on her bachelorette party getaway, Casey, the bride to be, gets a seemingly harmless bite from an unknown insect. After returning home with cold feet, Casey tries to call off her wedding but before she's able to, she starts exhibiting ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, scary, rough, tense ...
Plot: body horror, infection, mutation, insect, infected, vacation, female protagonist, transformation, cheating fiancee, wedding, murder, mutant ...
Place: costa rica
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 5.9
 37K
The Void (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the middle of a routine patrol, officer Daniel Carter happens upon a blood-soaked figure limping down a deserted stretch of road. He rushes the young man to a nearby rural hospital staffed by a skeleton crew, only to discover that patients and ...
Style: dark, macabre, suspense, stylized, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: body horror, hospital, monster, insanity, another dimension, human experiment, mutation, murder, cult, small town, isolation, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
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 4.7
 1K
Replace (2017)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Kira's skin starts to age rapidly, dry out and crumble away. But then she discovers that she can replace her own skin with somebody else's.
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, enigmatic, weird ...
Plot: body horror, skin, rejuvenation, aging, illness, transformation, murder, sex, impostor, monster, technology, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.6
 27K
From Beyond (1986)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of scientists have developed the Resonator, a machine which allows whoever is within range to see beyond normal perceptible reality. But when the experiment succeeds, they are immediately attacked by terrible life forms.
Style: macabre, scary, suspenseful, sexy, surreal ...
Plot: body horror, supernatural, mad scientist, transformation, zombie, laboratory, monster, mutant, experiment, murder, another dimension, parallel world ...
Time: 80s
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 6.5
 37K
Possessor (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A thriller about an agent who works for a secretive organization that uses brain-implant technology to enable its operatives to inhabit other people's bodies, ultimately driving them to carry out assassinations for high-paying clients.
Style: suspense, atmospheric, scary, slasher, art house ...
Audience: date night
Plot: body horror, sociopath, assassination attempt, mind control, murder, brutality, corporation, loss of girlfriend, injection, graphic violence, virtual reality, technology ...
Time: near future
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Tetsuo: The Bullet Man (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
Story: An American named Anthony is living and working in Tokyo and married to a Japanese woman. When their son is killed by the same driver who creates the Tetsuos in previous films, he makes the transformation into Tetsuo.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: body horror, cyberpunk, uncover truth, super weapon, androids and robots, secret identity, uncontrollable, escapades, good versus evil, superhuman powers, chaos, hidden truth ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Thanatomorphose (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Thanatomorphose is a french word meaning the visible signs of an organism's decomposition caused by death. One day, a young and beautiful girl a wakes up and finds her flesh rotting.
Style: rough, suspense, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: body horror, infection, transformation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sex, female protagonist, sex scene, female nudity, mutilation, woman, male nudity, canadian ...
Place: canada
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 6.3
 19K
Rabid (1977)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After undergoing radical surgery for injuries from a motorcycle accident, a young woman develops a strange phallic growth on her body and a thirst for human blood -- the only nourishment that will now sustain her.
Style: disturbing, scary, suspense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: vampire, rabies, body horror, zombie, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, infected, mad scientist, cannibalism, violence, insanity, disaster, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: montreal, canada, quebec
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 5.3
 16K
Contracted (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young girl contracts what she thinks is a sexually-transmitted disease - but is actually something much worse.
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virus, zombie, body horror, infection, sex, rape, vengeance, supernatural, death, violence, brutality, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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 5.9
 11K
Street Trash (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of hobos begin melting into multicolored piles of goo after drinking sixty-year-old liquor. At the same time, the psychotic Vietnam War vet who rules the hobo camp snaps and begins killing at random. Two brothers set out to stop the liquor ...
Style: disturbing, scary, rough, humorous, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: body horror, toxic, store, supernatural, experiment gone awry, death, zombie, society, violence spree, junkyard, homelessness, rape ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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 6.8
 31K
The Brood (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man tries to uncover an unconventional psychologist's therapy techniques on his institutionalized wife, while a series of brutal attacks committed by a brood of mutant children coincides with the husband's investigation.
Style: disturbing, scary, psychological, suspenseful, slasher ...
Plot: body horror, transformation, supernatural, surrealism, murder, monster, experiment gone awry, violent, evil child, creature, divorce, killer child ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
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Contracted: Phase II (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Picking up directly where the previous film left off, the story follows Riley, one of the last people to come in contact with Samantha, as he scrambles to track down those responsible for the outbreak before the highly contagious disease not only ...
Style: scary, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: body horror, infection, zombie, virus, disease, pandemic, plague, characters in danger, survival, struggle for survival, zombie apocalypse, walking dead ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 5.4
 4K
Sssssss (1973)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: David, a college student, is looking for a job. He is hired by Dr. Stoner as a lab assistant for his research and experiments on snakes. David also begins to fall for Stoner's young daughter, Kristina. However, the good doctor has secretly ...
Style: scary, stylized, suspenseful, absurd, harsh ...
Plot: snake, body horror, transformation, laboratory, college student, mad scientist, mutation, father daughter relationship, experiment, insanity, cobra, fall in love ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: california
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 4.5
 2K
Let Her Out (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Twenty-three years after her hooker mother tried to kill her in the womb Helen remains damaged psychological goods. A mindset that gets worse when she suffers a traumatic head injury in an accident. Awakening in hospital, it’s discovered Helen has ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, enigmatic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: body horror, tumor, hallucination, psychotic, accident, split personality, murder, female psychopath, villainess, borderline personality disorder, nightmare, twin sister ...
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
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 6.5
 12K
Brain Damage (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A normal, average guy who lives in New York City becomes dependent on an evil, disembodied brain.
Style: surreal, scary, semi serious, macabre, humorous ...
Plot: body horror, monster, dark humor, addiction, hallucination, drug abuse, parasite, creature, cult, alien, murder, surrealism ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.2
 48K
Dead Ringers (1988)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Elliot, a successful gynecologist, works at the same practice as his identical twin, Beverly. Elliot is attracted to many of his patients and has affairs with them. When he inevitably loses interest, he will give the woman over to Beverly, the ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: insanity, body horror, obsession, identical twins, twins, drug addiction, love triangle, addiction, mistaken identity, mental illness, life is a bitch, losing-it hero ...
Time: 20th century, year 1988, year 1954, 60s, 50s ...
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
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Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Humans... the other white meat... Unless you're black, then it's dark meat... Or if you are Asian, then it's yellow meat... Or if you are Native American, it's red meat...
Style: scary, semi serious, humorous, slasher, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: body horror, zombie, vengeance, chicken, toxic, deadly creature, castration, monster, protest, protest sign, satire, thanksgiving ...
Time: contemporary
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 4.7
 4K
Bad Biology (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Driven by biological excess, a young man and woman search for sexual fulfillment, unaware of each other's existence. Unfortunately, they eventually meet, and the bonding of these two very unusual human beings ends in an explosive and ultimately ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, scary, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: body horror, voyeurism, orgasm, love affair, dangerous attraction, lust, sexual relations, strong sexual content, murder, dying during sex, sex scene, exploitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.6
 46K
Titane (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Following a series of unexplained crimes, a former firefighter is reunited with his son who has been missing for 10 years.
Style: suspense, disturbing, surreal, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: female serial killer, body horror, serial killer, machismo, car accident, pretending to be someone else, killing spree, violence, psycho killer, delusional man, injection, father son relationship ...
Place: france
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 7.6
 185K
The Fly (1986)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Seth Brundle makes a huge scientific and technological breakthrough in teleportation, he decides to test it on himself. Unbeknownst to him, a common housefly manages to get inside the device and the two become one.
Style: scary, suspense, psychological, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: experiment, science, mutant, body horror, scientist, mad scientist, teleportation, mutation, transformation, genetics, laboratory, tragic love ...
Time: 80s
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 4.9
 716
Chemical Peel (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A weekend trip to the woods for a bachelorette party turns deadly when a nearby train accident causes a chemical reaction that overtakes the secluded valley. But waiting out the disaster inside could prove to be just as dangerous as being outdoors.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, rough, semi serious ...
Plot: body horror, infection, female friendship, survival, weekend, isolated house, zombie, disease, disaster, catastrophe, terrorism, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Tetsuo, the Iron Man (1989)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Tetsuo: The Iron Man is a 1989 Japanese cyberpunk film by cult-film director Shinya Tsukamoto produced by Japan Home Video. This, his third film, is an extremely graphic but also strikingly-filmed fantasy shot in the same low-budget, ...
Style: surreal, disturbing, splatter, psychotronic, psychedelic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, body horror, surrealism, transformation, distopia, very little dialogue, metamorphosis, hit and run, businessman, apocalypse, mutilation, sex ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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 6.9
 129K
Hellraiser (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Larry and his wife, Julia move into an old house and discover a hideous creature - the man's half-brother, who is also the woman's former lover - hiding upstairs. Having lost his earthly body to a trio of S&M demons, the Cenobites, ...
Style: scary, macabre, gothic, slasher, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: body horror, monster, demon, supernatural, torture, surrealism, murder, vengeance, occult, human sacrifice, violence, back from the dead ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england
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 8.2
 424K
The Thing (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.
Style: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, survival, isolation, paranoia, snow, supernatural, creature, scientist, fear, suspicion, body horror ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: antarctica, south pole
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 7.2
 94K
Videodrome (1983)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a very unusual fashion when he acquires a new kind of programming for his station.
Style: surreal, psychedelic, psychological, disturbing, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hallucination, cyberpunk, insanity, surrealism, television, paranoia, body horror, mind control, brainwashing, satire, suicide, distopia ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, toronto ontario canada, usa, malaysia, brazil ...
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 6.4
 22K
Shivers (1975)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The residents of a suburban high-rise apartment building are being infected by a strain of parasites that turn them into mindless, sex-crazed fiends out to infect others by the slightest sexual contact.
Style: disturbing, sexy, scary, macabre, suspense ...
Plot: body horror, parasite, zombie, exploitation, mad scientist, infected, sexuality, insanity, violence, rape, sex maniac, sexually transmitted disease ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: canada, montreal
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 6.5
 20K
Society (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Beverly Hills teen (Billy Warlock) discovers his parents are part of a gruesome orgy cult for the social elite.
Style: surreal, scary, psychological, disturbing, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: surrealism, body horror, conspiracy, psychiatrist, secret society, paranoia, monster, transformation, cult, cannibalism, dark humor, cheerleader ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, beverly hills
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 4.7
 224
Spidarlings (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Poverty stricken lovers Eden and Matilda have enough trouble just getting through the days, but when Eden buys a pet spider the real troubles start.
Style: lgbt cinema, feminist film, psychedelic, psychotronic, gothic ...
Plot: spider, body horror, lesbian, punk, camp, tarantula, lgbt, strong female lead, lgbtq, gay culture, female impersonator, punk rock ...
Place: england
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 6.8
 101K
eXistenZ (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.
Style: psychological, mind bending, surreal, disturbing, philosophical ...
Plot: virtual reality, cyberpunk, alternate reality, twists and turns, distopia, body horror, plot twist, video game, escape from reality, cyberspace, technology, dystopic future ...
Time: future, near future
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 5.2
 3K
Body Melt (1993)
Genre: Horror, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Residents of peaceful Pebbles Court, Homesville, are being used unknowingly as test experiments for a new 'Body Drug' that causes rapid body decomposition (melting skin etc.) and painful death.
Style: disturbing, bloody, slasher, scary, serious ...
Plot: body horror, zombie, exploitation, violence, transformation, mutant, biopunk, car accident, suburbs, pregnancy, male nudity, female nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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