Agony movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant agony movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, bleak, realistic, disturbing, melancholic and harsh films and TV shows about / with agony, death, pain, violence, husband wife relationship, murder, blood, danger, obsession and nightmare plots mostly in Drama, Horror and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, Japan and other countries.
agony movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as agony: The Countess (2009), The Tenant (1976), Invader ZIM (2001), Philosophy of a Knife (2008), Mandy (2018), My Friend Henry (2004), A Quiet Place (2018), Say 'I Love You' (2014), Rupture (2016), Corpse Party: Tortured Souls (2013).

List of agony movies

The Countess (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A 17th century Hungarian countess embarks on a murderous undertaking, with the belief that bathing in the blood of virgins will preserve her beauty.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, stylized, suspense ...
Plot: virgin, witchcraft, aging, bloodbath, noblewoman, vanity, serial killer, countess, revisionist history, downfall, intrigue, dracula ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century
Place: hungary, europe, slovakia
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The Tenant (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A quiet and inconspicuous man (Trelkovsky) rents an apartment in France where the previous tenant committed suicide, and begins to suspect his landlord and neighbors are trying to subtly change him into the last tenant so that he too will kill ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, surreal, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: suicide, obsession, ghost, identity, mystery, mental illness, mentally unstable, supernatural, lodger, psychopath, neighbor, split personality ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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Invader ZIM (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Invader Zim is an American animated television series created by Jhonen Vasquez. The show premiered on Nickelodeon on March 30, 2001. The series involves an extraterrestrial named Zim who originates from a planet called Irk, and his ongoing mission ...
Style: dark humor, witty, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: androids and robots, mad scientist, social misfits, adventure, insanity, disguise, paranoia, mistaken identity, family, fish out of water, escapades, misfit ...
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Philosophy of a Knife (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 249 min.
Story: The true history of Japanese Unit 731, from its beginnings in the 1930s to its demise in 1945, and the subsequent trials in Khabarovsk, USSR, of many of the Japanese doctors from Unit 731. The facts are told, and previously unknown evidence is ...
Style: serious, rough, disturbing, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: torture, radiation, moral dilemma, gory, military life, war, prison life, against humanity, prison, military, life is a bitch, soldier ...
Time: 30s, 40s
Place: japan, asia, russia
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Mandy (2018)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Belgium, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Pacific Northwest. 1983 AD. Outsiders Red Miller and Mandy Bloom lead a loving and peaceful existence. When their pine-scented haven is savagely destroyed by a cult led by the sadistic Jeremiah Sand, Red is catapulted into a phantasmagoric journey ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: revenge, cult leader, cabin in the woods, religious cult, lumberjack, chainsaw, husband wife relationship, violence, biker gang, rescue, mysticism, motorcycle ...
Time: year 1983
Place: united states, california, usa
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My Friend Henry (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When 12-year-old Elsi Björkman and her mother Paula return from a week's holiday abroad, Elsi immediately notices that someone has been in her room. She tells her mother about it, but she does not believe her. At the local supermarket Elsi ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, friend, secret, anxiety, girl, suicide attempt, child, shoplifting, father son relationship, friendship, family tragedy, dysfunctional family ...
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A Quiet Place (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound.
Style: scary, suspense, disturbing, surprise ending, bleak ...
Plot: survival, self sacrifice, monster, deafness, marriage, post apocalypse, pregnancy, chase, creature, creature feature, sign language, silence ...
Time: near future
Place: new york state
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Say 'I Love You' (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mei Tachibana is a high school student. Due to a traumatic incident when she was a kid, Mei has been unable to make friends or have boyfriends. By mistake, Mei then injures the most popular male student named Yamato Kurosawa. Somehow, Yamato ...
Style: sexy
Plot: short skirt, mini skirt, love, japanese girl, envy, daughter, agony, french kiss, pigtails, dyed hair, mini dress, skirt ...
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Rupture (2016)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A single mom tries to break free from a mysterious organization that has abducted her.
Plot: fanaticism, conspiracy, paranoia, paranormal, survival, human experimentation, torture, abduction, spider, imprisonment, injection, air vent ...
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Corpse Party: Tortured Souls (2013)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 29 min.
Story: Heavenly Host Elementary School is a legendary elementary school for ghost stories due to its mysterious past. It was torn down following the murders and disappearances of several of its staff and students and now another school called Kisaragi ...
Style: serious, offbeat, scary, dark, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, death, blood, gore, danger, school, survival, mystery, demon, youth, young heroes ...
Place: asia, japan
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The Curse (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An old man who works for a landlord brings a young worker to paint the house for him. The old landlord is alcoholic and has a young wife and together they manage a ranch. Little by little ...
Plot: iranian, jealous husband, adulterer, sea, oil, group sex, oil well, tradition versus modernity, agony, persian, theft, scandal ...
Place: iran
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While the Women Are Sleeping (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Kenji and Aya spend their summer days in a Hotel. While she is doing her own thing, he tries to work on his novel. But then a few strange hotel guest arouse the curiosity of the couple...
Plot: panties, white panties, female nudity, bare breasts, legs, mini dress, white bra, breasts, cleavage, sex scene, negligee, peeping tom ...
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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After seven months have passed without a culprit in her daughter's murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at Bill Willoughby, the town's revered chief ...
Style: ambiguous ending, cynical, dark humor, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: racism, anger, small town, rape, guilty conscience, suffering, loss of daughter, revenge, regret, trial, police brutality, death of daughter ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, missouri, idaho
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Remember Me, My Love (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Italy, France, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of a normal Italian family in which come out the dreams of those who have lost their possibilities and of those who want to realize them. Carlo and Giulia are a married couple who have each given up their aspirations in order to live an ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, drugs/alcohol, family in crisis, eroticism, midlife crisis, love and romance, family problems, crumbling marriage, infidelity, love affair, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
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Tropical Inferno (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A group of female freedom-fighters led by Karine Levere is caught by the warden of a women's prison, located somwhere in the South American jungle. None of them will reveal the secrets of their organisation or the names of their collaborators ...
Plot: death, torture device, evil doctor, prison sex, topless girl, agony, gunshot wound, woman shot in the forehead, death by gunshot, ruins, crocodile, nude with a gun ...
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Manrape (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman who has been raped by a work colleague plots and executes an elaborate and humiliating revenge.
Plot: rape, single mother, wig, birthday, heterosexuality, chauvinism, society, custody, personality change, rape and revenge, stalking, stalker ...
Place: finland, helsinki finland
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My Life and Times With Antonin Artaud (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: May, 1946, in Paris young poet Jacques Prevel meets Antonin Artaud, the actor, artist, and writer just released from a mental asylum. Over ten months, we follow the mad Artaud from his cruel coaching of an actress in his "theatre of ...
Style: melancholic, enigmatic, harsh, cerebral, stylized ...
Plot: death, cancer, poetry, love, drinking, shaving, birth, museum, diary, sidewalk cafe, tarot, cruelty ...
Place: paris france, tokyo
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Frozen City (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Looking to outrun the horrors of his past, a tormented cabbie flees Helsinki for an apartment complex in the suburbs, only to discover that new neighbors bring new problems. What ensues is a raw, realistic tragedy with an unwaveringly humane core.
Plot: father daughter relationship, alcohol, father son relationship, divorce, agony, hand job, child, existentialism, motherhood, drunk, anxiety, drinking ...
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The Death of Louis XIV (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Spain, Portugal
Duration: 115 min.
Story: August 1715. After going for a walk, Louis XIV feels a pain in his leg. The next days, the king keeps fulfilling his duties and obligations, but his sleep is troubled and he has a serious fever. He barely eats and weakens increasingly. This is the ...
Plot: king, old age, old man, wine, dying, dog, terminal illness, autopsy, deathbed, eating, death of king, medicine ...
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Mansion of the Doomed (1976)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An insane surgeon finds himself up to his armpits in eyeballs after guilt prompts him to begin removing the eyes of abducted people in hopes of performing transplants on his daughter who lost her own in a car-accident he caused.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, bleak ...
Plot: transplant, eyeball, gore, car accident, kidnapping, gory, vengeance, confined, deadly, fugitives, losing-it hero, mad scientist ...
Time: 70s
Place: dungeon
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Sssssss (1973)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: David, a college student, is looking for a job. He is hired by Dr. Stoner as a lab assistant for his research and experiments on snakes. David also begins to fall for Stoner's young daughter, Kristina. However, the good doctor has secretly ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, semi serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: mad scientist, laboratory, cobra, college student, snake, experiment, serum, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
Place: campus, california
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The Mouth Agape (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The portrait of a woman going through a terminal illness and the tumorous lives of her husband and son.
Style: serious, sincere, touching, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: terminal illness, unfulfillment, mother son relationship, wife husband relationship, death, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, golden years, crumbling marriage, human nature, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france
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Happy Tree Friends (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Happy Tree Friends is an American flash cartoon created and developed by Aubrey Ankrum, Rhode Montijo, Kenn Navarro and Warren Graff for Mondo Media. The show is cited as an early example of a popular Internet phenomenon achieving a cult ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, cynical, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: disco, cult, gore, death, blood, danger, cliche, nihilism, faked death, mole, drowning, cannibalism ...
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Cake (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After having visions of a member of her support group who killed herself, a woman who also suffers with chronic pain seeks out the widower of the suicide.
Style: touching, psychological, serious, depressing, bleak ...
Plot: suicide, depression, support group, obsession, grieving, drugs/alcohol, life is a bitch, dealing with death, suicide attempt, loneliness, friendship, tragic event ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, mexico, tijuana mexico
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Amour (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Austria, France, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple's bond of love is severely tested.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: elderly, elderly lovers, nurse, love, aging, death, music teacher, illness, daughter, pigeon, disability, pianist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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Operation Valkyrie (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Italy
Duration: 131 min.
Story: In 1944, a group of high command officers plot an attempt against Hitler, and one of the leaders of the conspiracy, Stauffenberg (Sebastian Koch), goes to a meeting with the Fuhrer in charge of exploding the place. However, Hitler survives and the ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, national socialism
Plot: assassination attempt, idealism, military hospital, gestapo, rebelliousness, war, heroes, rebellion, state affairs, soldier, leadership, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
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Seraphim Falls (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Civil War has ended, but Colonel Morsman Carver is on one final mission – to kill Gideon, no matter what it takes. Launched by a gunshot and propelled by rage, the relentless pursuit takes the two men through frigid snow-capped mountains and ...
Style: realistic, epic, rough, serious, tense ...
Plot: vengeance, wilderness, chase, survival, civil war, on the run, bullet, union soldier, colonel, frontier, storm, ex military ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
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Kandahar (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After an Afghanistan-born woman who lives in Canada receives a letter from her suicidal sister, she takes a perilous journey through Afghanistan to try to find her.
Style: tense, atmospheric, bleak, surreal, serious ...
Plot: desert, islam, on the road, survival, death, teacher, refugee, red cross, taliban, obsessive quest, disappearance, sister ...
Time: contemporary
Place: middle east, afghanistan, canada, iran, africa ...
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Passion of Love (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the 1860's, Giorgio (Giraudeau), a young Italian soldier is sent to a remote post, far away from his lover, Clara (Antonelli). He is lodged in the house of the colonel (Girotti). He becames friends with the colonel and the local doctor ...
Style: serious, offbeat, sexual, realistic, witty ...
Plot: obsession, soldier, infidelity, illness, duel, love triangle, military, destructive relationship, love affair, romance, tragic love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: italy, europe
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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, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, surreal ...
Plot: femme fatale, psychopath, perversion, murder, gory, mentally unstable, torture, violence, obsession, plot twist, ballet, audition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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