Torture movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant torture movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out rough, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, realistic and suspense films and TV shows about / with torture, violence, murder, brutality, blood, sadism, death, revenge, danger and gory plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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torture movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as torture: Saw (2004), Hostel (2005), The Girl Next Door (2007), Martyrs (2008), Funny Games (2007), The Experiment (2001), The Collector (2009), Knock Knock (2015), Grotesque (2009), Frontier(s) (2007).

List of torture movies

 7.6
 395K
Saw (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Obsessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged, sadistic serial killer abducts the morally wayward. Once captured, they must face impossible choices in a horrific game of survival. The victims must fight to win their lives back, or ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, mind game, serial killer, master criminal, psychopath, insanity, plot twist, game of death, fear, captivity, violent, trapped ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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 5.9
 174K
Hostel (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three backpackers head to a Slovakian city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: torture, gory, psychopath, gore, danger, captivity, deadly, strong violent content, serial murder, crimes, dismemberment, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: amsterdam, europe, slovakia, iceland
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The Girl Next Door (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a quiet suburban town in the summer of 1958, two recently orphaned sisters are placed in the care of their mentally unstable Aunt Ruth. But Ruth's depraved sense of discipline will soon lead to unspeakable acts of abuse and torture that ...
Style: scary, rough, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: sexual abuse, torture, rape, child abuse, sadist, child molestation, cruelty, nudity (full frontal - brief), torment, helplessness, sister, suffering ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, contemporary, year 1958
Place: new york, america
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 7.1
 87K
Martyrs (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.
Style: disturbing, twist ending, rough, sinister, twists and turns ...
Plot: torture, brutality, child abuse, cult, violence, kidnapping, torture chamber, torment, gory, suffering, afterlife, held captive ...
Time: contemporary, year 1971
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 6.6
 93K
Funny Games (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France, UK, Austria, Germany, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When Ann, husband George and son Georgie arrive at their holiday home they are visited by a pair of polite and seemingly pleasant young men. Armed with deceptively sweet smiles and some golf clubs, they proceed to terrorize and torture the ...
Style: brutal, psychological, rough, scary, bad ending ...
Plot: psychopath, torture, serial killer, home invasion, hostage, brutality, danger, murder, torment, bad guy wins, maniac, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 7.7
 92K
The Experiment (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Das Experiment is a shocking psycho thriller about the potential for brutality that humans hide. Even more shocking is the fact that it’s based on an actual occurrence—a 1971 psychological experiment at Stanford University that was aborted ...
Style: thought provoking, rough, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: torture, experiment, prison, rape, disorder, surveillance, humiliation, power relations, rivalry, sadism, abuse, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: germany, canada
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 6.4
 61K
The Collector (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Style: slasher, scary, brutal, macabre, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, trap, serial killer, home invasion, gory, torture, deathtrap, held captive, homicidal maniac, masked man, hostage, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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 4.9
 88K
Knock Knock (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Chile, Israel
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a devoted husband and father is left home alone for the weekend, two stranded young women unexpectedly knock on his door for help. What starts out as a kind gesture results in a dangerous seduction and a deadly game of cat and mouse.
Style: suspense, brutal, bad ending, sexy, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: threesome, seductress, seduction, torture, female psychopath, home invasion, rape, female nudity, female on male rape, married man, female villain, one night stand ...
Place: chile
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 4.8
 6K
Grotesque (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 73 min.
Story: An unnamed doctor has always had everything he's ever wanted, but that has only made him develop more extreme and depraved needs. He kidnaps a young couple in the prime of their life together and forces them into a game of torment that slowly ...
Style: disturbing, banned film, rough, scary, brutal ...
Plot: sexual abuse, torture, brutality, sadism, psychopath, captivity, sexual torture, mysterious character, gory, deadly, strong sexual content, held captive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, japan
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 6.2
 26K
Frontier(s) (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A gang of young thieves flee Paris during the violent aftermath of a political election, only to hole up at an Inn run by neo-Nazis.
Style: macabre, scary, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Plot: cannibalism, sadistic horror, psychopath, torture, human monster, strong violent content, cruelty, survival, sadism, confined, violence, corpse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
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 7.1
 157K
Hard Candy (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A mature 14-year old girl meets a charming 32-year old photographer on the Internet. Suspecting that he is a pedophile, she goes to his home in an attempt to expose him.
Style: disturbing, twist ending, psychological, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dangerous attraction, age difference, pedophile, pedophilia, torture, vengeance, deception, manipulation, seduction, sexual abuse, child abuse, sociopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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 6.2
 185K
Saw III (2006)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jigsaw has disappeared. Along with his new apprentice Amanda, the puppet-master behind the cruel, intricate games that have terrified a community and baffled police has once again eluded capture and vanished. While city detective scramble to locate ...
Style: scary, psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, torture, trap, mind game, sadism, mutilation, surgery, psychopath, master criminal, race against time, game of death, deathtrap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
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 6.8
 80K
Eden Lake (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eden Lake is a relentlessly tense and immaculately paced horror-thriller about modern youth gone wild. When a young couple goes to a remote wooded lake for a romantic getaway, their quiet weekend is shattered by an aggressive group of local kids. ...
Style: brutal, bleak, suspenseful, suspense, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, forest, torture, gang, youth, fear, in the woods, chase, murder, weekend, camping, sadism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, united kingdom
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 5.4
 5K
Funhouse (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When 8 celebrities from around the globe are invited to compete in an online reality show, they soon realize that they are playing for their very lives, as those voted off suffer horrific consequences, broadcast live to the entire world.
Style: scary, twist ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: torture, rivalry, survival, video surveillance, trapped, isolation, sadism, characters killed one by one, psychopath, mercilessness, reality, dismemberment ...
Time: 21st century
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 5.9
 145K
Saw IV (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jigsaw and his apprentice Amanda are dead. Now, upon the news of Detective Kerry's murder, two seasoned FBI profilers, Agent Strahm and Agent Perez, arrive in the terrified community to assist the veteran Detective Hoffman in sifting through ...
Style: scary, twist ending, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, trap, mind game, deathtrap, master criminal, race against time, rescue, game, game of death, serial killer, survival, sadism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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The Green Inferno (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A group of student activists travel from New York City to the Amazon to save the rainforest. However, once they arrive in this vast green landscape, they soon discover that they are not alone… and that no good deed goes unpunished.
Style: bloody, scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, cannibal, torture, amazon rainforest, survival, violence, gory, cannibalism, confined, brutality, extreme violence, escape attempt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: south america, peru, latin america, chile, new york ...
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The Last House on the Left (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A group of teenage girls heading into the city hook up with a gang of drug-addled ne'er-do-wells and are brutally murdered. The killers find their way to the home of one of their victim's parents, where both father and mother exact a ...
Style: slasher, brutal, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, woman in danger, violence, sexualized violence, sadism, torture, violence against women, murder, danger, rage, brutality, rape victim ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 2.5
 878
The Captives (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Sandy has stumbled onto a lair of torture and humiliation. She was abducted and brought to this pit of pain as the next intended victim. But Sandy overthrows her captor and kills him. Does she release the other prisoners? Does she call the police? ...
Style: sadistic, rough, macabre, erotic, amateur film
Plot: torture, rape and revenge, defecation, violence, rape, perversion, pervert, masturbation, sadism, revenge, female on male rape, rape revenge ...
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An American Crime (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The true story of suburban housewife Gertrude Baniszewski, who kept a teenage girl locked in the basement of her Indiana home during the 1960s.
Style: serious, bleak, harsh, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: child abuse, torture, dysfunctional family, domestic violence, crimes, confined, mentally unstable, murder, family problems, captivity, threat, true crime ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: indiana, usa
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 5.8
 74K
Jigsaw (2017)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dead bodies begin to turn up all over the city, each meeting their demise in a variety of grisly ways. All investigations begin to point the finger at deceased killer John Kramer.
Style: suspense, psychotronic, slasher, twists and turns, rough ...
Plot: torture, abduction, gory violence, survival horror, game of death, death, coma, panic, serial murder, brutality, self mutilation, psychopath ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s
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Midnight Express (1978)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Billy Hayes is caught attempting to smuggle drugs out of Turkey. The Turkish courts decide to make an example of him, sentencing him to more than 30 years in prison. Hayes has two opportunities for release: the appeals made by his lawyer, his ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, suspense, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: prison, torture, lawyer, injustice, brutality, escape, escape attempt, suprisingly clever, court, trial, convict, sadism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1974, year 1970, year 1975 ...
Place: turkey, greece, istanbul turkey, brooklyn new york city
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 6.0
 23K
The Woman (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A lawyer puts his family in jeopardy when he captures the last member of a violent clan and tries to forcibly tame her.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, twists and turns, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: torture, incestuous relationship, sadism, brutality, suffering, captivity, confined, mysterious character, unlikely criminals, small town, gory, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 5.4
 38K
Turistas (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of young backpackers' vacation turns sour when a bus accident leaves them marooned in a remote Brazilian rural area that holds an ominous secret.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: jungle, torture, survival, violence, gory, chase, black market, youth, strong violent content, murder, transplant, bondage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: brazil, latin america, south america, argentina, rio de janeiro
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 6.0
 106K
Saw VI (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Special Agent Strahm is dead, and Detective Hoffman has emerged as the unchallenged successor to Jigsaw's legacy. However, when the FBI draws closer to Hoffman, he is forced to set a game into motion, and Jigsaw's grand scheme is finally ...
Style: twists and turns, twist ending, scary, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: trap, torture, mind game, game of death, sadism, serial killer, characters murdered one by one, captivity, serial murder, police investigation, strong violent content, terrorizing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 241K
Saw II (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a new murder victim is discovered with all the signs of Jigsaw's hand, Detective Eric Matthews begins a full investigation and apprehends Jigsaw with little effort. But for Jigsaw, getting caught is just another part of his plan. Eight ...
Style: twists and turns, scary, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: trap, serial killer, torture, serial murder, mind game, sadism, sadistic horror, antidote, gory, survival, psychopath, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Is relevant ?
 5.4
 119K
House of Wax (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A group of unwitting teens are stranded near a strange wax museum and soon must fight to survive and keep from becoming the next exhibit.
Style: scary, suspense, slasher, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, torture, ghost town, small town, wax museum, violence, group of friends, traffic jam, arson, museum ...
Time: 50s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 70s ...
Place: usa, louisiana, new york, florida, paris france
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 5.0
 6K
Vile (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of attractive young people (of course) awaken to find themselves prisoners in a mysterious house with no means of escape. They are each outfitted with new accouterments--electronic devices attached to the base of their skulls--and a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary
Plot: trapped, torture, sadism, survival, brutality, psychopath, captivity, isolation, danger, deadly, gory, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Hostel: Part II (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Following a geographical tour of Slovakia, three young American women are lured into a hostel by a handsome young man who sells them to the twisted masters, ties them up and brings upon an unthinkable world of pain.
Style: slasher, disturbing, rough, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: castration, torture, sadistic horror, strong sexual content, murder, psychopath, tourist, gory, survival, kidnapping, torment, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, prague, slovakia, rome italy
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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: brutal, disturbing, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, rape and revenge, gang rape, vengeance, rapist, rape revenge, woman in danger, sexual humiliation, danger, deadly, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Spiral: From the Book of Saw (2021)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Working in the shadow of an esteemed police veteran, brash Detective Ezekiel “Zeke” Banks and his rookie partner take charge of a grisly investigation into murders that are eerily reminiscent of the city’s gruesome past. Unwittingly entrapped ...
Style: twist ending, slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: characters killed one by one, torture, murder, mind game, trap, police officer, violence, body count, master criminal, investigation, deadly, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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