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 disturbing, brutal, serious, scary, rough and realistic films and TV shows about / with torture, murder, blood, violence, brutality, sadism, kidnapping, serial killer, gory and psychopath plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as torture: Martyrs (2008), Hostel (2005), Hostel: Part II (2007), Grotesque (2009), The Girl Next Door (2007), Saw (2004), Funny Games (2007), I Spit on Your Grave (2010), Saw III (2006), The Last House on the Left (2009).

List of torture movies

 7.0
 96K
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, scary, suspense, sinister ...
Plot: torture, cult, kidnapping, child abuse, violence, revenge, brutality, torture chamber, death, afterlife, torment, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, year 1971
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 5.9
 182K
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, rough, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: torture, survival, psychopath, strong violent content, crimes, captivity, sadistic horror, dismemberment, torment, surgery, violent, sadistic psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: amsterdam, europe, slovakia, iceland
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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, scary, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, kidnapping, murder, castration, sadistic horror, psychopath, violence, travel, tourist, sadism, violent, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, rome italy, slovakia, prague
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 4.7
 7K
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, brutal, slasher, rough, scary ...
Plot: torture, sexual abuse, sadism, violence, held captive, psychopath, captivity, brutality, kidnapping, violent death, sexual perversion, perversion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
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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: disturbing, scary, psychological, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: torture, child abuse, rape, sexual abuse, cruelty, victim, helplessness, suffering, sister, sadist, child molestation, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 50s, year 1958, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, america
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 7.6
 423K
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, macabre, psychological, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, serial killer, mind game, plot twist, survival horror, fear, violent, trapped, killings, survival, insanity, extreme violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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 6.5
 98K
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: psychological, scary, rough, disturbing, brutal ...
Plot: serial killer, torture, psychopath, home invasion, hostage, murder, bad guy wins, brutality, torment, kidnapping, family in danger, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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, psychological, harsh ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: rape and revenge, vengeance, torture, rape, serial killer, sexual abuse, strong violent content, violence, revenge, rape revenge, woman in danger, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.2
 195K
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, disturbing, suspense, psychological, brutal ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, serial killer, trap, game of death, sadism, mind game, brutality, mutilation, violent, sadistic horror, kidnapping, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
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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, scary, disturbing, brutal, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, torture, rape and revenge, kidnapping, vengeance, murder, woman in danger, violence, serial killer, sadism, psychopath, sexualized violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, cannibal, cannibalism, torture, survival, suicide, amazon, sadistic violence, ant, violence, sadistic horror, plane crash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: south america, peru, america, chile, latin america ...
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 7.7
 94K
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: psychological, thought provoking, rough, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: prison, experiment, torture, surveillance, aggression, isolation, abuse, prison escape, psychology, violence, degradation, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 21st century
Place: germany, canada
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Hostel: Part III (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set in Las Vegas, the film centers on a man who attends his best friend's bachelor party, unaware of an insidious agenda that plays into hunting humans.
Style: scary, disturbing, slasher, macabre, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, kidnapping, sadism, serial killer, murder, sadistic violence, revenge, twists and turns, life & death, brutality, hunting, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
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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: harsh, disturbing, rough, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: child abuse, torture, crimes, confined, court, mentally unstable, captivity, true crime, family problems, dysfunctional family, domestic violence, threat ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: indiana, usa
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 6.7
 86K
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: suspense, slasher, brutal, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: survival, torture, forest, youth, camping, strong violent content, chase, gang, fear, murder, lost in the woods, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, united kingdom
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 6.2
 26K
American Mary (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young med student struggling with her tuition fees is drawn into the shady world of underground body modification.
Style: scary, disturbing, rough, dark, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: torture, amputation, stripper, surgery, rape, rape and revenge, plastic surgery, violence, organized crime, revenge, brutality, violent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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 6.3
 67K
The Collector (2009)
Genre: Action, 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, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, torture, home invasion, psychopath, trap, deathtrap, homicidal maniac, massacre, sadistic horror, maniac, mystery killer, trapped in a building ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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 5.4
 8K
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: disturbing, sadistic, tense, bleak, rough ...
Plot: torture, kidnapping, sadism, bloody violence, child murder, revenge, homicidal maniac, violence, psychopath, child killer, confined, death of son ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vermont, usa
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Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Four corrupted fascist libertines round up 9 teenage boys and girls and subject them to 120 days of sadistic physical, mental and sexual torture.
Style: erotic, art house, disturbing, sexy, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: torture, sex, rape, libertine, sexual perversion, kidnapping, sexual torture, fascism, sexual abuse, obsession, strong violent content, atrocity ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, latin america
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 6.6
 41K
The Loved Ones (2009)
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Lola Stone asked Brent Mitchell to the prom, but Brent said no, and now he's screwed. What happens when Lola doesn't get what she wants? She enlists Daddy's help to throw a prom of her own, where she is queen and Brent is king -- ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, torture, prom, kidnapping, female psychopath, survival, obsessive love, teenager, femme fatale, teenage girl, captivity, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, california
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 4.9
 6K
Vile (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: torture, trapped, sadism, brutality, survival, captivity, psychopath, murder, isolation, escapades, abduction, self mutilation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 5.9
 6K
Mum & Dad (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mum and Dad, and their 'adopted' children, Birdie & Elbie, work at the airport. The family live off whatever they scavenge from cargo holds, offices and hotels - including a steady stream of transient workers who populate the ...
Style: brutal, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, woman in danger, serial killer, murder, kidnapping, eccentric family, family relations, psychopath, crimes, moral dilemma, held captive, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, london
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 5.3
 8K
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, suspenseful, psychotronic, suspense ...
Plot: rivalry, isolation, torture, trapped, video surveillance, psychopath, characters killed one by one, sadism, survival, trap, game, game of death ...
Time: 21st century
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 6.6
 254K
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: scary, slasher, suspense, disturbing, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, torture, trap, twists and turns, serial murder, mind game, sadistic horror, brutality, insanity, antidote, hostage, violent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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 4.9
 96K
Knock Knock (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Chile, Israel, USA
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, sexy, psychological, bad ending, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: torture, home invasion, rape, seductress, female villain, threesome, married man, female on male rape, infidelity, sex scene, one night stand, seduction ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles, chile
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 6.2
 27K
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: scary, suspenseful, macabre, rough, bleak ...
Plot: sadistic horror, cannibalism, torture, psychopath, human monster, survival, confined, cruelty, sadism, insanity, violence, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, paris france, france
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 5.1
 10K
Cannibal Ferox (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three friends out to disprove cannibalism meet two men on the run who tortured and enslaved a cannibal tribe to find emeralds, and now the tribe is out for revenge.
Style: disturbing, slasher, brutal, bloody, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: jungle, torture, cannibal, cannibalism, brutality, eating human flesh, survival, zombie, native, anthropologist, violent, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: south america, new york, colombia, usa, latin america
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 6.1
 21K
Wolf Creek 2 (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Lured by the promise of an Australian holiday, backpackers Rutger, Katarina, and Paul visit the notorious Wolf Creek Crater. Their dream Outback adventure soon becomes a horrific reality when they encounter the site’s most infamous local, the last ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, exciting, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, torture, sadistic horror, killing spree, violence, escape attempt, chase, tourist, deathtrap, crimes, decapitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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 5.9
 152K
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, disturbing, suspense, brutal, slasher ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, trap, deathtrap, game of death, violence, game, serial killer, violent, rescue, race against time, vigilantism, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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 5.0
 65K
A Serbian Film (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Serbia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Milos, a retired porn star, leads a normal family life trying to make ends meet. Presented with the opportunity of a lifetime to financially support his family for the rest of their lives, Milos must participate in one last mysterious film. From ...
Style: disturbing, brutal, macabre, rough, scary ...
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, violence, torture, insanity, psychopath, incest, perversion, murder, sexual perversion, pedophilia, sadism ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: serbia, europe
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