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 scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious and disturbing films and TV shows about / with cannibalism, blood, violence, death, murder, brutality, gore, deadly, gory and mentor plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
cannibalism movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as cannibalism: Wrong Turn (2003), The Hills Have Eyes (1977), The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Frontier(s) (2007), The Hills Have Eyes (2006), Dead Set (2008), Night of the Living Dead (1968), We Are What We Are (2013), Cannibal Holocaust (1980), The People Under the Stairs (1991).

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, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, slasher, manhunt, cannibalism, disfigurement, danger, chase, isolation, friendship, gory, massacre, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: west virginia, virginia, usa, texas
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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, harsh, rough ...
Plot: cannibalism, blood, desert, incest, kidnapping, rape, survival, stalking, gory, danger, family in danger, violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, mine, usa, southern california
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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: tense, suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, investigation, crime, murder, cannibalism, fbi, killings, psychology, deadly, convict ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: virginia, maryland, usa, washington d.c., west virginia ...
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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, rough, sinister ...
Plot: psychopath, torture, cannibalism, survival, confined, sadism, cruelty, violence, mad scientist, sadistic horror, life is a bitch, execution ...
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: scary, suspenseful, brutal, bleak, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, desert, survival, cannibalism, victim, kidnapping, fear, rape, escape attempt, danger, genetically altered, massacre ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: new mexico, mine, 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, bloody ...
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, cannibalism, survival, danger, confined, human nature, society, death, deadly, gory, reality tv ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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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, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, cannibalism, survival, cult, rescue, isolation, chaos, back from the dead, danger, trapped, cemetery, confinement indoors ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1967, year 1968, 1960s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, washington d.c.
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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, religious, prayer, small town, gory, parents and children, siblings relations, crimes, family relations, danger, missing person ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, delaware
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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, disturbing, scary, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, cannibalism, amazon rainforest, torture, atrocity, insanity, gory, survival, violence spree, brutality, cult, rape ...
Time: 20th century
Place: south america, latin america, new york, usa
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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, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cannibalism, mental illness, serial killer, murder, incest, human monster, manic, break in, disfigurement, child abuse, guard dog, robbery gone awry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, 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, gothic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, investigation, fbi, cannibalism, split personality, murder, deadly, reporter, crime, cruelty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: st. louis missouri, chicago illinois, florida, washington d.c., atlanta georgia
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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: psychological, tense, atmospheric, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, cannibal, psychiatrist, death, special agents, crime, cannibalism, murder, mental patient, doctor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Bone Tomahawk (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Western
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: During a shootout in a saloon, Sheriff Hunt injures a suspicious stranger. One of the villagers takes care of him in prison. One day they both disappear – only the spear of a cannibal tribe is found. Hunt and a few of his men go in search of the ...
Style: brutal, bleak, suspense, bloody, dark ...
Plot: violence, native american, cannibalism, murder, survival, prisoner, redemption, brutality, wilderness, captive, blood, sheriff ...
Place: california
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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, bloody, macabre, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, urban legend, youth, cannibalism, murder, serial killer, satanic ritual, gory, slasher, violence spree, massacre, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1977
Place: texas, usa
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Cockneys vs Zombies (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
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, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, cannibalism, rescue, survival, retirement home, zombie apocalypse, danger, gory, supernatural, chaos, elderly, golden years ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
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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, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, master criminal, psychopath, mind game, fbi, cat and mouse, crime, special agents, one on one, cannibalism, psychiatrist, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, florence, italy, washington d.c., venice ...
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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, scary, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, back from the dead, cannibalism, reanimation, gory, monster, danger, deadly, deadly creature, supernatural, mad, brutality ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 1990s
Place: new zealand
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Mother! (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.
Style: disturbing, psychological, absurd, suspenseful, macabre ...
Plot: surrealism, cannibalism, uninvited guest, cult, poet, pregnant woman, brutality, death of son, nameless character, family argument, vandalism, husband wife relationship ...
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Planet Terror (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two doctors find their graveyard shift inundated with townspeople ravaged by sores. Among the wounded is Cherry, a dancer whose leg was ripped from her body. As the invalids quickly become enraged aggressors, Cherry and her ex-boyfriend Wray lead a ...
Style: dark humor, exciting, rough, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, save the world, cannibalism, infected, chaos and mayhem, military base, violence, gory, transformation, military, zombie apocalypse ...
Time: 2000s
Place: texas, usa, mexico
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The Colony (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
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, rough, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, starvation, quarantine, survival, danger, dehumanization, global warming, vestiges of humanity, cannibalism, chaos, supernatural, escapades ...
Time: future, near future
Place: antarctica
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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, rescue, infected, survival, chase, cannibalism, danger, future dystopia, society, cure, disfigurement ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: scotland, england, london, europe, dungeon ...
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Neon Demon (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark, France
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: surprise ending, suspense, colourful, art house, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, fashion, cannibalism, photographer, model, teenage girl, murder, neon light, rivalry, swimming pool, lesbian interest, jealousy ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, pasadena california
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Porcile (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two dramatic stories. In an undetermined past, a young cannibal (who killed his own father) is condemned to be torn to pieces by some wild beasts. In the second story, Julian, the young son of a post-war German industrialist, is on the way to lie ...
Style: clever, atmospheric, semi serious, offbeat, surreal ...
Plot: cannibalism, pig, social outcast, social decay, son murders father, death, murder, zoophilia, life is a bitch, dehumanization, parents and children, anti capitalism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, middle ages
Place: germany, europe
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The Forest (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A cannibal hermit living in the woods preys on campers and hikers for his food supply.
Style: sadistic, psycho film, suspense, rough
Plot: cannibalism, murder, slasher, psychopath, terror, violence, sadism, stalking, adultery, forest, campfire, children ...
Place: california
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Flesh Eating Mothers (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A venereal disease turns an entire town of two-timing mothers into cannibals!
Style: absurd, scary, dark humor, bleak
Plot: cannibalism, infidelity, child murderess, gore, save the day, virus, milf, adultery, antidote, cat, cannibal, dead boy ...
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Cannibal Apocalypse (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Released from captivity in Vietnam, two American Army officers return to civilian life and discover they have acquired an insatiable taste for human flesh. A city is terrorised... as they stalk the inhabitants to satisfy their primitive appetites.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cannibal, plague, cannibalism, maniac, murder, violence, vietnam war, deadly virus, on the run, survival, danger, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, vietnam, georgia, atlanta georgia
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Van Diemen's Land (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The true story of Australia’s most notorious convict, Alexander Pearce and his infamous journey into the beautiful yet brutal Tasmanian wilderness. A point of no return for convicts banished from their homeland, Van Diemen’s Land was a feared ...
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, based on true events, realistic ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, cannibalism, murder, fugitives, wanted, confined, life is a bitch, escapades, rivalry, chases and races, escaped prisoner ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia
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Diary of the Dead (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of young film students run into real-life zombies while filming a horror movie of their own.
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, rough, futuristic ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, back from the dead, chaos, danger, cannibalism, found footage, zombie apocalypse, death, survival, gory, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
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Night of the Living Dead (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this remake of the original classic film, a group of people are trapped inside a farmhouse as legions of the walking dead try to get inside and use them for food.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, brutal, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, chaos, back from the dead, cannibalism, survival, danger, small town, woman in danger, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, death, hell on earth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1990, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, america
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Castle Freak (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: John has inherited a castle and Italy and he moves there with his wife Susan and their blind daughter Rebecca. What they don't realize is that there is somebody else in the castle. An abused child left to die in the basement who has now become ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, macabre, serious ...
Plot: castle, haunted by the past, death, cannibalism, gory, danger, parents and children, cellar, freak, slasher, prostitute, captive ...
Time: 90s
Place: dungeon, europe, italy
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