Sadistic movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant sadistic movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out sadistic, serious, rough, realistic, disturbing and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with brutality, murder, death, violence, psychopath, sadism, blood, dialogue, pornography and crimes plots mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as sadistic: The Green Elephant (1999), No Good Deed (2014), Once Upon a Time in America (1984), The Bunny Game (2011), Sleepers (1996), I Spit on Your Grave (2010), Maniac (2012), The Tortured (2010), Friday the 13th (1980), Cargo 200 (2007).

List of sadistic movies

The Green Elephant (1999)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The movie is set in the brig, the walls of which are painted in a poisonous green color. There fall into two junior officers, Sergei "Fallen" Pakhomov and Vladimir "Little brother" Epifantsev. So, both lieutenant begin their ...
Style: sadistic, macabre, art house, rough, sinister
Plot: violence, exploitation, prison, brutality, russian soldier, jail cell, beating, anguish, prisoner, murder, cruelty, all male cast ...
Place: russia
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 5.6
 16K
No Good Deed (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Terri is a devoted wife and mother of two, living an ideal suburban life in Atlanta when Colin, a charming but dangerous escaped convict, shows up at her door claiming car trouble. Terri offers her phone to help him but soon learns that no good deed ...
Style: sadistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: killer, family in danger, hostage, home invasion, deadly, blood, sociopath, serial killer, confined, crime, danger, maniac ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa, tennessee, atlanta georgia
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Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 229 min.
Story: A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.
Style: rough, atmospheric, sadistic, captivating, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prohibition, gangsters, friendship, organized crime, torture, murder, rape, childhood friends, regret, corruption, criminal heroes, gangster ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 1920s, 1960s, 60s ...
Place: new york, usa
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The Bunny Game (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A prostitute looking for her next meal hitches a ride with a trucker that leaves her praying for her next breath.
Style: sadistic, banned film, rough, macabre, suspense
Plot: sadism, torture, sadist, violence, mercilessness, captivity, misogyny, prostitute, perversity, torturer, sexual cruelty, humiliation ...
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 7.6
 174K
Sleepers (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Two gangsters seek revenge on the state jail worker who during their stay at a youth prison sexually abused them. A sensational court hearing takes place to charge him for the crimes.
Style: disturbing, sadistic, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: child abuse, courtroom drama, childhood, vengeance, crime, haunted by the past, court, torture, friendship, lawyer, urban ghetto, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, new york yankees, madison square garden manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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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: scary, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, brutal ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: vengeance, sexual abuse, rape, rape and revenge, murder, violence spree, danger, woman in danger, small town, in the woods, rapist, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.1
 32K
Maniac (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: As he helps a young artist with her upcoming exhibition, the owner of a mannequin shop's deadly, suppressed desires come to the surface.
Style: rough, disturbing, scary, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, insanity, serial killer, loneliness, psychopath, disturbed childhood, murder, extreme violence, schizophrenia, mannequin, exhibition, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa
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 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: rough, bleak, tense, disturbing, sadistic ...
Plot: child murder, death of son, kidnapping, psychopath, vengeance, confined, gory, mystery, crimes, deadly, torture, bloody violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, vermont
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 6.5
 104K
Friday the 13th (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp that was the site of a child's drowning.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, camp, serial killer, revenge, maniac, teenager, fear, lake, gory, danger, axe ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1950s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
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 7.1
 6K
Cargo 200 (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young woman is taken hostage by a police officer and subsequently abused by the lawman gone mad.
Style: rough, bleak, psychological, suspenseful, based on true events ...
Plot: sexual abuse, murder, kidnapping, sexual perversion, hostages, rape, crimes, isolation, woman in danger, sadism, child abuse, teenage rape ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1984
Place: russia, afghanistan
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 4.3
 2K
Family Blood (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ellie, a recovering drug addict, has just moved to a new city with her two teenage children. She has struggled to stay sober in the past and is determined to make it work this time, finding a stable job and regularly attending her meetings. ...
Style: suspense, sadistic, dark, neurotic
Plot: blood, family, single mother, support group, teenager, drug abuse, tyrant, stranger, lover, drug rehabilitation, starting over, addiction ...
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 4.0
 1K
Inkubus (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Inkubus tells the story of a skeleton crew working the final shift at a soon to be demolished police station. The night takes a gruesome turn when the demon, Inkubus, calmly walks into the station holding the severed head of a murdered girl. Inkubus ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, brutal, sadistic
Plot: serial killer, police station, psychopath, gory, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, supernatural, nightmare, mysterious stranger, characters killed one by one, evisceration ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rhode island, usa
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 5.4
 13K
Shocker (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After being sent to the electric chair, a serial killer uses electricity to come back from the dead and carry out his vengeance on the football player who turned him in to the police.
Style: sadistic, scary, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: slasher, murder, psychopath, gore, supernatural, rage, blackout, maniac, electricity, terror, evil, killer ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: california
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Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Henry likes to kill people, in different ways each time. Henry shares an apartment with Otis. When Otis' sister comes to stay, we see both sides of Henry: "the guy next door" and the serial killer.
Style: scary, sadistic, bleak, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, maniac, murder, incest, blood, rape, video camera, extreme violence, prostitute, killing spree, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, midwest, chicago illinois, california
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 6.4
 33K
The Good Son (1993)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young boy stays with his aunt and uncle, and befriends his cousin who's the same age. But his cousin begins showing increasing signs of psychotic behavior.
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: murder, danger, manipulation, parents and children, crimes, sociopath, deception, problem child, disbelieving adult, sadism, uncover truth, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: asia, maine, usa, japan, new england
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Flowers in the Attic (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After the sudden death of their father, four children face cruel treatment from their ruthless grandmother.
Style: disturbing, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: brother sister incest, attic, abusive mother, domestic disturbance, mansion, incest, captive, molestation, estate, family relations, locked in a room, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: virginia
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Would You Rather (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Desperate to help her ailing brother, a young woman agrees to compete in a deadly game of "Would You Rather," hosted by a sadistic aristocrat.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: moral dilemma, psychopath, doctor, suicide, danger, survival, torture, mind game, captivity, confined, deathtrap, confinement indoors ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.6
 117K
Lost Highway (1997)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A tormented jazz musician finds himself lost in an enigmatic story involving murder, surveillance, gangsters, doppelgangers, and an impossible transformation inside a prison cell.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, sexual, gothic, serious ...
Plot: insanity, jealousy, pornography, murder, neo noir, transformation, prison, impotence, jazz musician, mystery, paranoia, schizophrenia ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
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The Punishment (1973)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Britt, deluxe call-girl, is punished by the brothel owner because she was not accomodating enough to a customer. From now on, she must obey to all customers sadistic wishes, or else.
Style: sadistic
Plot: prostitute, sex, escape, torture, bdsm, explicit sex, female nudity, male nudity
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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
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The Slingshot (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Stocholm in the 1920s. Young Roland lives with his socialist father, Jewish mother and a boxing brother. His mother sells condoms illegally, and from them, Roland makes slingshots which he sells. His rebellious ways has gotten him the special ...
Style: serious, offbeat, realistic, sadistic, melancholic ...
Plot: coming of age, anti semitism, childhood, jewish, condom, slingshot, socialism, fascist, child abuse, reform school, working class, bigotry ...
Time: 1930s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, tokyo, new jersey
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I Know Who Killed Me (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An idyllic small town is rocked when Aubrey Fleming (Lindsay Lohan), a bright and promising young woman, is abducted and tortured by a sadistic serial killer. When she manages to escape, the traumatized girl who regains consciousness in the hospital ...
Style: rough, twists and turns, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, psychopath, missing person, striptease, hospital, daughter, sadism, college, small town, danger, mistaken identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Natural Born Killers (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.
Style: dark humor, stylized, surreal, offbeat, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murderous pair, violence, abuse, psychopath, on the road, controversy, mass murder, journalist, crime, corruption, media ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new mexico, paris france, arizona, nevada
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 5.5
 66
Janie (1970)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: A sadistic teenager searching for "Daddy" murders and dismembers anybody who picks her up hitch-hiking.
Style: sadistic
Plot: murder, teenage girl, exploitation, violence, hitchhiker, masturbation, beach, hitchhiking, sexual sadism, strait jacket, erotica, female nudity ...
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The Great Silence (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A mute gunslinger fights in the defense of a group of outlaws and a vengeful young widow, against a group of ruthless bounty hunters.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, winter, gunslinger, sheriff, greed, vengeance, lone wolves, anti hero, rocky mountains, capitalist, repayment, hunger ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: utah, italy
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The Devil's Rejects (2005)
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The sequel to House of 1000 Corpses – the Firefly family are ambushed at their isolated home by Sheriff Wydell and a squad of armed men guns blazing – yet only Otis and his sister, Baby, manage to escape the barrage of bullets unharmed. Hiding ...
Style: macabre, road movie, scary, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, torture, psychopath, sheriff, sadism, brutality, violence, murder, stabbing, road trip, vengeance, bounty hunter ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: texas, usa, cross country
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 47K
Crash (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After getting into a serious car accident, a TV director discovers an underground sub-culture of scarred, omnisexual car-crash victims who use car accidents and the raw sexual energy they produce to try to rejuvenate his sex life with his wife.
Style: erotic, sexual, bleak, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: obsession, sexuality, lust, hospital, sexual obsession, car accident, sadism, fetish, adultery, infidelity, pain, masochism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
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Cruel Intentions (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Slaking a thirst for dangerous games, Kathryn challenges her stepbrother, Sebastian, to deflower their headmaster's daughter before the summer ends. If he succeeds, the prize is the chance to bed Kathryn. But if he loses, Kathryn will claim his ...
Style: sexual, cynical, entertaining, romantic, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: incest, seduction, bet, teenage life, femme fatale, manipulation, virgin, strong sexual content, ego clash, cynic, siblings relations, love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 89K
Vacancy (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young married couple becomes stranded at an isolated motel and find hidden video cameras in their room. They realize that unless they escape, they'll be the next victims of a snuff film.
Style: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: trapped, one night, slasher, estranged couple, isolation, hotel, deception, psychological thriller, survival horror, hidden camera, murder, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 835
The Brain Man (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A seemingly random series of bombings in a provincial city. The latest target is a public bus route. Detective Chaya chased terrorists and arrested a mysterious man with keen intelligence and physical power. The psychologist in charge of evaluating ...
Style: sadistic
Plot: lesbian, skirt, japanese woman, police partner, family photograph, industry, crossbow, shorts, shot in the back, theft, burning man, butler ...
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