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, suspenseful, realistic, rough and disturbing films and TV shows about / with death, brutality, murder, violence, sadism, psychopath, deadly, crimes, dialogue and sadist plots mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres shot in USA, Italy, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as sadistic: The Green Elephant (1999), I Spit on Your Grave (2010), Cargo 200 (2007), Inkubus (2011), Shocker (1989), No Good Deed (2014), The Good Son (1993), Flowers in the Attic (2014), Would You Rather (2012), Sleepers (1996).
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Cargo 200 (2007)
Drama, Thriller
Russia
89 min.
 7.1
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)
Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
USA
83 min.
 7.0
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Clever Girl (2015)
Crime, Romance, Thriller
USA
22 min.
 8.9
Old 37 (2015)
Horror
USA
84 min.
 4.0

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, art house, macabre, rough, sinister
Plot: violence, exploitation, prison, russian soldier, jail cell, sadism, brutality, cruelty, all male cast, beating, murder, anguish ...
Place: russia
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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, rough, disturbing, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, murder, vengeance, danger, rape and revenge, woman in danger, violence spree, small town, in the woods, deadly, vacation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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, kidnapping, murder, sexual perversion, hostages, crimes, rape, isolation, woman in danger, sadism, kidnapped girl, teenage rape ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1984
Place: russia, afghanistan
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 3.9
 994
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: serious, scary, suspenseful, brutal, sadistic
Plot: serial killer, police station, psychopath, gory, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, supernatural, mysterious stranger, nightmare, 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, maniac, terror, blackout, killer, evil, electricity ...
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, incest, murder, blood, rape, extreme violence, killing spree, prostitute, video camera, gory, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, midwest, chicago illinois, california
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 5.6
 15K
No Good Deed (2014)
Genre: 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, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: home invasion, sociopath, blood, hostage, deadly, killer, serial killer, family in danger, crime, confined, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
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 6.4
 32K
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, parents and children, crimes, manipulation, deception, problem child, disbelieving adult, youth, investigation, sadism, uncover truth ...
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, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: brother sister incest, attic, abusive mother, domestic disturbance, estate, family relations, locked in a room, parents and children, incest, mansion, molestation, captive ...
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: scary, suspenseful, rough, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: moral dilemma, psychopath, suicide, doctor, danger, survival, mind game, captivity, confined, deathtrap, confinement indoors, drowning ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.6
 170K
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: gloomy, serious, disturbing, realistic, rough ...
Plot: child abuse, courtroom drama, sexual abuse, court, vengeance, friendship, childhood, lawyer, juvenile delinquent, crime, haunted by the past, rape ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, new york yankees, manhattan new york city
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Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, USA, Canada
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, epic, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prohibition, rape, corruption, gangsters, rise and fall, friendship, organized crime, brooklyn bridge, opium, memory, torture, murder ...
Time: 30s, 1930s, 60s, 1920s, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa
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 7.6
 114K
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, psychological, gothic ...
Plot: insanity, jealousy, pornography, murder, neo noir, transformation, impotence, prison, jazz musician, mystery, dangerous attraction, paranoia ...
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, escape, torture, sex, explicit sex, male nudity, female nudity
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The Human Centipede II (2011)
Genre: 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 ...
Plot: sexual sadism, kidnapping, gore, brutality, torture, violence, rape, psychopath, violent death, apartment, suffering, evil man ...
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: offbeat, serious, realistic, sadistic, melancholic ...
Plot: coming of age, anti semitism, childhood, jewish, condom, child abuse, fascist, bigotry, working class, slingshot, reform school, spanking ...
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, serious, twists and turns, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, missing person, serial killer, kidnapping, striptease, hospital, college, sadism, daughter, 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, psychopath, violence, abuse, on the road, controversy, mass murder, journalist, crime, corruption, media ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: paris france, nevada, arizona, new mexico
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 5.8
 55
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, exploitation, teenage girl, hitchhiker, violence, parakeet, skipping school, sexual sadism, strait jacket, sunbathing, father daughter incest, schoolgirl ...
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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
Plot: captivity, misogyny, sadism, torture, mercilessness, violence, prostitute, sadist, torturer, perversity, angst, unsimulated sex ...
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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, capitalist, rocky mountains, hunger, sadness, childhood trauma ...
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: sadism, serial killer, torture, psychopath, sheriff, violence, brutality, murder, stabbing, slasher, road trip, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: texas, usa, cross country
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 6.4
 46K
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, atmospheric ...
Plot: lust, obsession, sexuality, hospital, pornography, sexual obsession, car accident, fetish, sadism, adultery, masochism, pain ...
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, clever, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: incest, seduction, teenage life, bet, femme fatale, strong sexual content, ego clash, siblings relations, manipulations, manipulation, betrayal, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 802
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: japanese woman, skirt, lesbian, bus, cell phone, photograph, psychopath, wine, apology, nickname, umbrella, telephone ...
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 8K
The Prowler (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A masked killer, wearing World War II U.S. Army fatigues, stalks a small New Jersey town bent on reliving a 35-year-old double murder by focusing on a group of college kids holding an annual Spring Dance.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, knife murder, slasher killer, small town, pitchfork, maniac, psychopathic killer, soldier, gory, college ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944, year 1980, year 1945 ...
Place: campus
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The People Under the Stairs (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When young Poindexter "Fool" Williams breaks into the creepy, immense old home of his family's greedy and uncaring landlords, he uncovers a disturbing scenario underneath the stairs.
Style: semi serious, humorous, scary, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cannibalism, mental illness, incest, human monster, slasher killer, creep, shotgun, serial killer, murder, terminal illness, eviction, ghetto ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa
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Don't Torture a Duckling (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A reporter and a promiscuous young woman try to solve a series of child killings in a remote southern Italian town that's rife with superstition and distrust of outsiders.
Style: rough, serious, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, village, psycho killer, psychopathic killer, police, violence, prison, dog, reporter, sadist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, southern italy, milan italy
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A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alice, having survived the previous installment of the Nightmare series, finds the deadly dreams of Freddy Krueger starting once again. This time, the taunting murderer is striking through the sleeping mind of Alice's unborn child. His ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, slasher, monster, serial killer, nightmare, dream, fetus, murder, nun, birth, disfigurement, pregnancy ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 202K
Identity (2003)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, mind bending, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, psychiatrist, isolation, crime, storm, death, convict, psychology, coincidence, murder mystery, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: nevada, usa, florida
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