Cannibalism movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant cannibalism movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, scary, disturbing, serious, intense and suspense films and TV shows about / with cannibalism, blood, murder, brutality, violence, mentor, gory, danger, deadly and death plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
cannibalism movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as cannibalism: Wrong Turn (2003), The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Frontier(s) (2007), The Hills Have Eyes (2006), We Are What We Are (2013), Red Dragon (2002), The Hills Have Eyes (1977), The Platform (2019), Hannibal (2013), Dead Set (2008).

List of cannibalism movies

Wrong Turn (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Chris crashes into a carload of other young people, and the group of stranded motorists is soon lost in the woods of West Virginia, where they're hunted by three cannibalistic mountain men who are grossly disfigured by generations of inbreeding.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, slasher, cannibalism, manhunt, disfigurement, danger, chase, gory, youth, massacre, isolation, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: west virginia, virginia, usa, texas
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The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: FBI trainee, Clarice Starling ventures into a maximum-security asylum to pick the diseased brain of Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist turned homicidal cannibal. Starling needs clues to help her capture a serial killer. But her Faustian relationship ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, crime, cannibalism, investigation, murder, psychology, fbi, maniac, killings, kidnapping ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: maryland, virginia, usa, west virginia, ohio ...
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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, bleak, rough ...
Plot: psychopath, torture, cannibalism, sadistic horror, sadism, survival, violence, cruelty, confined, human monster, mad scientist, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
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The Hills Have Eyes (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Romania
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on Wes Craven's 1977 suspenseful cult classic, The Hills Have Eyes is the story of a family road trip that goes terrifyingly awry when the travelers become stranded in a government atomic zone. Miles from nowhere, the Carter family soon ...
Style: brutal, scary, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, desert, cannibalism, rape, survival, victim, kidnapping, danger, escape attempt, fear, trapped, massacre ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: new mexico, usa
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We Are What We Are (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this reimagining of the 2010 Mexican film of the same name, director Jim Mickle paints a gruesome portrait of an introverted family struggling to keep their macabre traditions alive, giving us something we can really sink our teeth into.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: cannibalism, rain, prayer, religious, small town, gory, siblings relations, parents and children, family relations, family tradition, family problems, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: delaware, usa
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Red Dragon (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Former FBI Agent Will Graham, who was once almost killed by the savage Hannibal 'The Cannibal' Lecter, now has no choice but to face him again, as it seems Lecter is the only one who can help Graham track down a new serial killer.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, suspense, intense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, cannibalism, investigation, split personality, fbi, murder, cruelty, deadly, reporter, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., st. louis missouri, florida, chicago illinois, atlanta georgia
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The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the way to California, a family has the misfortune to have their car break down in an area closed to the public, and inhabited by violent savages ready to attack.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, cult film, harsh ...
Plot: cannibalism, incest, blood, desert, kidnapping, rape, survival, stalking, gory, danger, family in danger, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, southern california
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The Platform (2019)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two people per level. An unknown number of levels. A platform with food for all of them. Are you one of those who think too much when they are up? Or of those who have no guts when they are down? If you discover it too late, you will not live out of ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, futuristic
Plot: confined, cannibalism, social differences, prison, rivalry, social relations, society, fear, suicide, danger, dishonesty, secrets ...
Time: future
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Hannibal (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Both a gift and a curse, Graham has the extraordinary ability to think like his prey—he sees what they see, feels what they feel. But while Graham is pursuing an especially troubling, cannibalistic murderer, Special Agent Jack Crawford teams him ...
Style: tense, psychological, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, cannibal, psychiatrist, cannibalism, death, special agents, crime, mental patient, doctor, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Dead Set (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 141 min.
Story: During a fictional series of Big Brother, a zombie outbreak occurs, but the house-mates are unaware of the impending doom outside of the Big Brother House.
Style: dark humor, bleak, scary, suspense, intense ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, cannibalism, survival, satire, danger, confined, human nature, society, death, deadly, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
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Cannibal Holocaust (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A New York University professor returns from a rescue mission to the Amazon rainforest with the footage shot by a lost team of documentarians who were making a film about the area's local cannibal tribes.
Style: brutal, banned film, disturbing, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: amazon rainforest, cannibalism, jungle, torture, atrocity, insanity, gory, survival, violence spree, brutality, cult, violence ...
Time: 20th century
Place: south america, latin america, usa, new york
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Hannibal Rising (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Czech Republic, France, Italy, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story of the early, murderous roots of the cannibalistic killer, Hannibal Lecter – from his hard-scrabble Lithuanian childhood, where he witnesses the repulsive lengths to which hungry soldiers will go to satiate themselves, through his ...
Style: scary, realistic, rough, serious, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, cannibalism, murder, vengeance, drowning, strangulation, stabbing, war crime, childhood, winter, loss of sibling ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 40s, 1950s, 1940s ...
Place: europe, russia, paris france, lithuania, france ...
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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: rough, suspenseful, scary, surreal, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cannibalism, mental illness, human monster, serial killer, murder, incest, manic, disfigurement, break in, child abuse, guard dog, child protagonist ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, california
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Doomsday (2008)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, South Africa, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A lethal virus spreads throughout the British isles,infecting millions and killing hundreds of thousands. To contain the threat, acting authorities brutally quarantine the country as it succumbs to fear and chaos. The quarantine is successful. Three ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, apocalypse, cannibalism, rescue, post apocalypse, infected, survival, future dystopia, danger, chase, quarantine, society ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: scotland, england, london, europe, britain ...
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Corporate Animals (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Disaster strikes when the egotistical CEO of an edible cutlery company leads her long-suffering staff on a corporate team-building trip in New Mexico. Trapped underground, this mismatched and disgruntled group must pull together to survive.
Style: satirical, not serious, tense, humorous
Plot: cannibalism, survival, cave, tourism, trapped, isolation, craziness, obnoxious boss, businesswoman, team, employer employee relationship, sexual harassment ...
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The Road (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the ...
Style: bleak, harsh, rough, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: survival, apocalypse, post apocalyptic, post apocalypse, starvation, father son relationship, dying, on the road, cannibalism, selflessness, journey, worldwide chaos ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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Hannibal (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Italy
Duration: 131 min.
Story: After having successfully eluded the authorities for years, Hannibal peacefully lives in Italy in disguise as an art scholar. Trouble strikes again when he's discovered leaving a deserving few dead in the process. He returns to America to make ...
Style: rough, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, master criminal, psychopath, mind game, fbi, cat and mouse, crime, cannibalism, special agents, one on one, crimes, psychiatrist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florence, europe, italy, washington d.c., florence italy ...
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Raw (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Justine’s family everyone is a vet and a vegetarian. At 16, she’s a gifted teen ready to take on her first year in vet school, where her older sister also studies. There, she gets no time to settle: hazing starts right away. Justine is forced ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, disturbing, brutal, twists and turns ...
Plot: sister sister relationship, cannibalism, meat, vegetarian, university, coming of age, party, female student, defloration, loneliness, family, cannibal ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: france
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[Rec] (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying.
Style: scary, bleak, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: found footage, trapped, cannibalism, danger, plague, videotaping, shooting, quarantine, characters in danger, handheld camera, infected, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, usa, europe
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The Colony (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Forced underground by the next ice age, a struggling outpost of survivors must fight to preserve humanity against a threat even more savage than nature.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, starvation, quarantine, survival, global warming, dehumanization, vestiges of humanity, danger, cannibalism, epidemic, chaos, escapades ...
Time: future, near future
Place: antarctica
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Neon Demon (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA, Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women who will take any means necessary to get what she has.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, colourful, art house, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, cannibalism, model, fashion, photographer, teenage girl, murder, neon light, female psychopath, lesbian interest, rivalry, motel ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pasadena california, california, los angeles
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Alive (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The amazing, true story of a Uruguayan rugby team's plane that crashed in the middle of the Andes mountains, and their immense will to survive and pull through alive, forced to do anything and everything they could to stay alive on meager ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, emotional, serious, exciting ...
Plot: survival, cannibalism, stranded, air disaster, danger, starvation, human spirit, human nature, against the odds, isolation, rescue, hopes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: andes mountains, uruguay, latin america, chile, south america
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Omnivores (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Marcos Vela is a prestigious gastronomic journalist who accepts the request of an independent publisher to write an article on the recent emergence of the Clandestine Restaurants.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cannibalism, survival, secret movement, crimes, deadly, danger, murder, gory, secret place, strong violent content, restaurant, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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Sweeney Todd (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A BBC adaptation of the Victorian "penny dreadful" tale of 18th century "demon barber" Sweeney Todd, of Fleet Street, who cuts the throats of unsuspecting clients in his London shop.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, disturbing, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: serial killer, cannibalism, obsession, vengeance, deadly, haunted by the past, murder, murderous pair, dark hero, violent, murder mystery, crime ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 19th century
Place: london, england, europe
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House of 1000 Corpses (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two teenage couples traveling across the backwoods of Texas searching for urban legends of serial killers end up as prisoners of a bizarre and sadistic backwater family of serial killers.
Style: scary, rough, cult film, bloody, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, urban legend, youth, cannibalism, murder, serial killer, hitchhiker, satanic ritual, gory, slasher, massacre, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1977
Place: texas, usa
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Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of people try to survive an attack of bloodthirsty zombies while trapped in a rural Pennsylvania farmhouse. Although not the first zombie film, Night of the Living Dead is the progenitor of the contemporary "zombie apocalypse" ...
Style: scary, rough, suspense, cult film, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, cannibalism, survival, cult, rescue, isolation, chaos, back from the dead, danger, trapped, cemetery, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1967, year 1968
Place: pennsylvania, usa, washington d.c.
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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chrissie and her friends set out on a road trip for a final fling before one is shipped off to Vietnam. Along the way, bikers harass the foursome and cause an accident that throws Chrissie from the vehicle. The lawman who arrives on the scene kills ...
Style: realistic, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, psychopath, cruelty, murder, violence, torture, gory, cannibalism, cannibal, severed foot, sadism ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1930s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa
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Cockneys vs Zombies (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A gang of bank robbers team up with the residents of an old people's home to try to survive a zombie outbreak.
Style: dark humor, humorous, scary, witty, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, cannibalism, survival, rescue, retirement home, danger, chaos, supernatural, golden years, deadly, infected, elderly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
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Three... Extremes (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: “Three” is an anthology of three horror shorts from three different Asian countries.In "Dumplings" an aging actress wishing to reclaim her youth goes to a woman who makes dumplings that supposedly have regenerative properties; however, ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, scary, anthology ...
Plot: cannibalism, murder, healing power, gory, danger, spouse in danger, jealousy, strangulation, abortion, director, pregnancy, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, japan, korea, asia, south korea
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Braindead (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a Sumatran rat-monkey bites Lionel Cosgrove's mother, she's transformed into a zombie and begins killing (and transforming) the entire town while Lionel races to keep things under control.
Style: humorous, dark humor, surreal, cult film, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, back from the dead, cannibalism, reanimation, gory, monster, deadly creature, deadly, danger, supernatural, mad, brutality ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 1990s
Place: new zealand
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