Sadistic horror movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant sadistic horror movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, disturbing and realistic films and TV shows about / with murder, sadistic horror, psychopath, torture, blood, gore, violence, deadly, sadism and death plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, Canada, Australia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as sadistic horror: Wolf Creek (2005), Frontier(s) (2007), The Torturer (2005), Wolf Creek 2 (2013), The Collection (2012), Hostel: Part II (2007), The Collector (2009), I Spit on Your Grave (1978), See No Evil (2006), The Human Centipede III (2015).

List of sadistic horror movies

 6.2
 68K
Wolf Creek (2005)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Stranded backpackers in remote Australia fall prey to a murderous bushman who offers to fix their car, then takes them captive
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, cult film ...
Plot: sadistic horror, slasher, outback, psychopath, on the road, massacre, tourist, torture, sex maniac, friendship, serial killer, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1999
Place: australia, sydney australia, texas
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 6.2
 25K
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, psychopath, sadistic horror, torture, human monster, survival, sadism, cruelty, strong violent content, confined, violence, corpse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
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 3.9
 299
The Torturer (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The gorgeous young actress Ginette auditions for the lead role in the first long feature film of the controversial artist Alex Sherba and she's almost immediately submitted to a long series of harassing questions and indecent proposals. Alex ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, sexy ...
Plot: sadistic horror, gory, psychopath, dangerous attraction, missing person, woman in danger, confined, danger, deadly, psycho killer, murder investigation, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
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 6.1
 18K
Wolf Creek 2 (2013)
Genre: Action, 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: scary, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, violence, sadistic horror, serial killer, escape attempt, deathtrap, chase, tourist, killing spree, strong violent content, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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 6.1
 46K
The Collection (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Arkin escapes with his life from the vicious grips of "The Collector" during an entrapment party where he adds beautiful Elena to his "Collection." Instead of recovering from the trauma, Arkin is suddenly abducted from the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: trap, slasher, serial killer, escape, sadistic horror, gory, survival horror, masked killer, serial murder, mercenary, crimes, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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Hostel: Part II (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
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: disturbing, rough, scary, suspenseful, controversial ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: slasher, castration, torture, sadistic horror, strong sexual content, murder, psychopath, tourist, gory, survival, kidnapping, torment ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, prague, slovakia, rome italy
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 6.4
 59K
The Collector (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: scary, brutal, macabre, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, serial killer, trap, home invasion, torture, violence, gory, extreme violence, homicidal maniac, danger, masked man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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I Spit on Your Grave (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An aspiring writer is repeatedly gang-raped, humiliated, and left for dead by four men whom she systematically hunts down to seek revenge.
Style: banned film, rough, cult film, psychological, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, rape and revenge, sexual abuse, cruelty, vengeance, revenge, sadistic horror, murder, psychopath, brutality, danger, serial killer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, england, germany, connecticut, new york
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 5.1
 26K
See No Evil (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A group of delinquents are sent to clean the Blackwell Hotel. Little do they know reclusive psychopath Jacob Goodnight (Jacobs) has holed away in the rotting hotel. When one of the teens is captured, those who remain -- a group that includes the cop ...
Style: rough, twists and turns, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, sadistic horror, hotel, danger, slasher, murder, maniac, characters killed one by one, axe, serial murder, religious fanatic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa
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The Human Centipede III (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Taking inspiration from The Human Centipede films, the warden of a notorious and troubled prison looks to create a 500-person human centipede as a solution to his problems.
Style: disturbing, sadistic, brutal, bloody, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: torture, brutality, sadistic horror, exploitation, prison, violence, insanity, depravity, perversion, murder, death, sadist ...
Time: 80s
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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After picking up a traumatized young hitchhiker, five friends find themselves stalked and hunted by a deformed chainsaw-wielding killer and his family of equally psychopathic killers.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, hitchhiker, disfigurement, murder, violence, torture, sadistic horror, chainsaw, psychopath, white trash, cannibal ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, latin america, usa, mexico
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 7.6
 380K
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, suspenseful, psychological, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, mind game, captivity, serial killer, psychopath, game of death, insanity, master criminal, plot twist, fear, survival, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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 6.8
 68K
High Tension (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Italy, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alexia travels with her friend Marie to spend a couple of days with her family in their farm in the country. They arrive late and they are welcomed by Alexia's father. Late in the night, a sadistic and sick killer breaks into the farmhouse, ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Plot: home invasion, massacre, bound and gagged, insanity, slasher, sadism, sadistic horror, kidnapping, survival, psychopath, french, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, south of france, europe, southern france
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 6.6
 233K
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: serial killer, trap, serial murder, sadistic horror, mind game, antidote, gory, survival, sadism, psychopath, insanity, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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 6.3
 16K
Mother's Day (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Crazed members of a sadistic family return to their childhood home to terrorize the new owners.
Style: suspenseful, rough, disturbing, serious, scary ...
Plot: mentally unstable, hostage, mind game, psychopath, siblings relations, violence spree, home invasion, sadistic horror, danger, sadism, crimes, domestic disturbance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Joy Ride 3: Road Kill (2014)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rusty Nail is back on the road again looking to punish injustice at every turn - and this time it's with a group of hotheaded street racers on their way to the Road Rally 1000. As they drive through a desolate shortcut on the way to the race, ...
Style: scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: truck driver, psychopath, mentally unstable, graphic violence, sadistic horror, on the run, deadly, danger, crimes, chases and races, psycho murderer, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 4.7
 343
Finale (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Denmark
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nationwide quietness. The streets are empty. Everyone’s glued to their screens at home, watching the final game. In the outskirts of Denmark, close to the German border, a small gas station needs to be open for service, even on this special night. ...
Style: brutal, suspense, dark, sadistic, psychotronic
Plot: sadistic horror, psychopath, serial killer, evil clown, murder, brutality, characters killed one by one, psychological torture, imprisonment, sadism, clown, mutilation ...
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 5.9
 170K
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: torture, slasher, gory, psychopath, danger, captivity, gore, crimes, serial murder, survival, strong violent content, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: amsterdam, europe, slovakia, iceland
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The Human Centipede (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: During a stopover in Germany in the middle of a carefree road trip through Europe, two American girls find themselves alone at night when their car breaks down in the woods. Searching for help at a nearby villa, they are wooed into the clutches of a ...
Style: brutal, suspenseful, offbeat, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, insanity, mad scientist, crimes, experiment gone awry, body horror, confined, surgeon, victim, violence, psychopath, sadistic horror ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
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 4.0
 5K
Martyrs (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A woman and her childhood friend seek out revenge on those who victimized and abused them.
Style: brutal, suspenseful, tense, suspense, remake of french film ...
Plot: orphanage, revenge, torment, female friendship, torture, child abuse, sadistic horror, investigation, creature, brutality, secret, church ...
Time: 2010s
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 6.5
 15K
Maniac (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A psychotic man, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in NYC, kills young women and takes their scalps as trophies. Will he find the perfect woman in photographer Anna, and end his killing spree?
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, scary, controversial ...
Audience: teens
Plot: model, knife murder, serial killer, gory, gore, sadistic horror, violence spree, violence, murder, prostitute, stalking, mentally unstable ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1979
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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The Mutilator (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As a child, Ed was cleaning his father's hunting rifles for as part of a surprise birthday treat for his old man when one firearm accidentally discharges fatally striking his own mother in the back. His father, Jack Sr came home, saw his wife ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, realistic, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beach house, murder, slasher, psychopath, teenager, serial killer, stalking, violence, vengeance, youth, buddies, mentally unstable ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina
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 3.1
 7K
Seed (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After surviving the electric chair, convicted serial killer Max Seed is buried alive. He digs himself out of the grave and goes on a killing spree. Taking revenge on the men who put him there and random unfortunates alike.
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, scary, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: electric chair, serial killer, revenge, death row, psychopath, gory, false accusation, murder, violence spree, criminal's revenge, master criminal, danger ...
Time: 70s, year 1979
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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A radio host is victimized by the cannibal family as a former Texas Marshall hunts them.
Style: dark humor, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, chainsaw, serial killer, murder, slasher killer, gore, psychopath, radio dj, investigation, rescue, danger, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas
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 6.2
 179K
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, mind game, trap, torture, mutilation, master criminal, race against time, psychopath, surgery, deathtrap, terminal illness, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
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 7.2
 73K
Audition (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Seven years after the death of his wife, company executive Aoyama is invited to sit in on auditions for an actress. Leafing through the resumés in advance, his eye is caught by Yamazaki Asami, a striking young woman with ballet training.
Style: scary, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: femme fatale, sadism, torture, psychopath, murder, ballet, mentally unstable, gory, violence, perversion, obsession, audition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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 7.1
 84K
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, rough, twists and turns, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: torture, child abuse, cult, brutality, violence, torture chamber, kidnapping, torment, gory, suffering, afterlife, death ...
Time: contemporary, year 1971
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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, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, hitchhiker, urban legend, cannibalism, murder, teenage life, youth, serial killer, psychopath, satanic ritual, gory, slasher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, year 1977
Place: texas, usa
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The Devil's Rejects (2005)
Genre: 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: scary, suspenseful, sadistic, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sadism, serial killer, psychopath, torture, sheriff, vengeance, brutality, murder, humiliation, exploitation, insanity, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: texas, usa
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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, film within a film, missing person, atrocity, rape, insanity, gory, sadism, survival ...
Time: 20th century
Place: south america, latin america, usa, new york, north america
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