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, disturbing, rough, serious and slasher films and TV shows about / with sadistic horror, murder, torture, brutality, violence, blood, psychopath, gore, danger and serial killer plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as sadistic horror: Frontier(s) (2007), Wolf Creek (2005), The Torturer (2005), Hostel: Part II (2007), Wolf Creek 2 (2013), The Collection (2012), I Spit on Your Grave (1978), The Collector (2009), Butchers (2020), Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2022).

List of sadistic horror movies

 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: macabre, scary, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: cannibalism, psychopath, sadistic horror, torture, human monster, sadism, survival, cruelty, confined, strong violent content, violence, corpse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
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 6.2
 72K
Wolf Creek (2005)
Genre: 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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, macabre, rough ...
Plot: sadistic horror, sadistic killer, outback, psychopath, massacre, on the road, psycho killer, tourist, torture, mercilessness, friendship, sex maniac ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1999
Place: australia, sydney australia, texas
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 3.9
 339
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, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: sadistic horror, psycho killer, psychopath, confined, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, missing person, murder investigation, strong sexual content, estate, strong violent content, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
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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: torture, castration, sadistic horror, strong sexual content, murder, psychopath, kidnapping, tourist, survival, torment, crimes, travel ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, prague, rome italy, slovakia
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 6.1
 20K
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, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, violence, sadistic horror, serial killer, deathtrap, killing spree, tourist, escape attempt, chase, strong violent content, torture, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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 6.1
 49K
The Collection (2012)
Genre: 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: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: trap, serial killer, escape, survival horror, sadistic horror, masked killer, serial murder, mercenary, crimes, kidnapping, psychopath, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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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: rough, psychological, bleak, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, rape and revenge, sexual abuse, vengeance, cruelty, revenge, sadistic horror, sadism, murder, psychopath, justice, brutality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: england, germany, europe, connecticut, new york
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 6.3
 64K
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: serial killer, psychopath, trap, home invasion, torture, held captive, deathtrap, homicidal maniac, masked man, maniac, hostage, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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 4.6
 2K
Butchers (2020)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A family of sadistic butchers lives deep inside the backcountry. From the dead of winter to the dog days of summer, anyone who crosses their path is dead meat.
Style: brutal, suspenseful, suspense, sadistic, slasher
Plot: sadistic horror, sadistic killer, strong violent content, survival horror, sadistic violence, serial killer, sadism, sadist, violence, butcher, sadistic cruelty, murder ...
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Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2022)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After nearly 50 years of hiding, Leatherface returns to terrorize a group of idealistic young friends who accidentally disrupt his carefully shielded world in a remote Texas town.
Style: slasher, scary, bloody, macabre, disturbing ...
Plot: massacre, dismemberment, sadistic horror, maniac, sadism, serial killer, torture, chainsaw, brutality, murder, killer, survival ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas
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 5.9
 178K
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, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: torture, psychopath, captivity, strong violent content, crimes, dismemberment, serial murder, tourist, survival, torment, sadistic horror, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: amsterdam, europe, slovakia, iceland
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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: slasher, macabre, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, hitchhiker, torture, murder, chainsaw, sadistic horror, psychopath, disfigurement, cannibalism, white trash, cannibal, evil man ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: texas, latin america, usa, mexico
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 6.7
 72K
High Tension (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: France
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, slasher, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: home invasion, evil man, kidnapping, massacre, brutality, insanity, sadism, serial rapist, sadistic horror, sadistic killer, psycho killer, sadistic psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, south of france, europe
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The Human Centipede III (Final Sequence) (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, 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, bloody, brutal, slasher ...
Plot: sadistic horror, torture, exploitation, prison, depravity, brutality, violence, insanity, murder, sadist, suffering, death ...
Time: 80s
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 4.7
 558
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: suspense, brutal, dark, sadistic, psychotronic
Plot: sadistic horror, evil clown, psychological torture, psychopath, serial killer, murder, brutality, characters killed one by one, sadism, clown, torture device, imprisonment ...
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 5.0
 27K
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: scary, twists and turns, slasher, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, sadistic horror, hotel, murder, maniac, characters killed one by one, serial murder, religious fanatic, isolation, mother son relationship, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa
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 7.6
 410K
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, macabre ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, mind game, psychopath, serial killer, survival horror, captivity, game of death, trapped, insanity, violent, master criminal, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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 6.6
 248K
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: trap, serial killer, torture, serial murder, mind game, sadism, hostage, sadistic horror, antidote, survival, psychopath, insanity ...
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, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, cannibal, amazon rainforest, torture, survival, sadistic horror, violence, escape attempt, extreme violence, cannibalism, confined, hostage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: south america, peru, latin america, chile, america ...
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 6.7
 83K
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, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: forest, survival, torture, youth, sadism, murder, chase, camping, gang, fear, weekend, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, united kingdom
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 4.0
 6K
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, suspense, tense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: torture, child abuse, sadistic horror, revenge, torment, orphanage, female friendship, afterlife, investigation, creature, violent, brutality ...
Time: 2010s
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 7.1
 80K
Audition (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan, South Korea
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, tense, disturbing, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: femme fatale, sadism, torture, psychopath, sadistic horror, murder, ballet, mentally unstable, violence, perversion, obsession, dancer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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 6.2
 17K
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: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: mentally unstable, hostage, home invasion, psychopath, siblings relations, sadistic horror, violence spree, sadism, crimes, mind game, domestic disturbance, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.0
 92K
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, sinister, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: torture, child abuse, brutality, violence, cult, torment, torture chamber, kidnapping, porn, afterlife, death, suffering ...
Time: contemporary, year 1971
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Joy Ride 3: Road Kill (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil wins, truck driver, psychopath, psycho killer, mentally unstable, graphic violence, sadistic horror, on the run, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), characters murdered one by one, killing spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: slasher, serious, disturbing, rough, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: electric chair, serial killer, revenge, death row, sadistic horror, psychopath, murder, violence spree, false accusation, criminal's revenge, mind game, master criminal ...
Time: 70s, year 1979
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The Human Centipede (First Sequence) (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, macabre, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, mad scientist, crimes, insanity, experiment gone awry, psychopath, victim, surgeon, violence, confined, murder, body horror ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
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 6.4
 17K
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, splatter, suspenseful, psychological, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: model, serial killer, sadistic horror, violence spree, murder, stalking, mentally unstable, prostitute, psychopath, scalping, killer, rage ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1979
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A radio host is victimized by the cannibal family as a former Texas Marshall hunts them.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chainsaw, serial killer, murder, sadistic horror, dark humor, psychopath, radio dj, rescue, investigation, woman in danger, human monster, zombie ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas
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 6.2
 191K
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, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, serial killer, game of death, trap, sadism, mind game, mutilation, psychopath, master criminal, race against time, surgery, deathtrap ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
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