Visceral movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant visceral movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspense, weird, talky, harsh and interesting films and TV shows about / with visceral, brutality, dialogue, storytelling, violence, mentor, death, blood, catastrophe and violent plots mostly in Drama, Horror and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
visceral movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as visceral: The Matrix (1999), The Survivalist (2015), Million Dollar Baby (2004), Black Swan (2010), Jeepers Creepers (2001), The Invitation (2015), Fist of Legend (1994), Drive (2011), The Hurt Locker (2008), Che: Part Two (2008).

List of visceral movies

The Matrix (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.
Style: thought provoking, philosophical, surreal, mind bending, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: distopia, artificial intelligence, martial arts, cyberpunk, philosophy, alternate reality, virtual reality, post apocalypse, gunfight, hacker, existentialism, fight ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 20th century, 90s ...
Place: los angeles
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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Germany, France, Spain, USA, Belgium
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born in the stench of 18th century Paris, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. However, his work takes a dark turn as he tries to preserve scents in the search for ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspense, clever, twist ending ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, perfume, psychopath, insanity, sense of smell, genius, visceral, psychology, killings, woman in danger, twists and turns ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: france, paris france, provence, europe
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The Survivalist (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a time of starvation, a survivalist lives off a small plot of land hidden deep in forest. When two women seeking food and shelter discover his farm, he finds his existence threatened.
Style: tense, atmospheric, harsh, futuristic, stylized ...
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, starvation, isolation, violence, visceral, depression, imagination, destiny, character study, crime gone awry, desperation ...
Time: future, near future
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Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Despondent over a painful estrangement from his daughter, trainer Frankie Dunn isn't prepared for boxer Maggie Fitzgerald to enter his life. But Maggie's determined to go pro and to convince Dunn and his cohort to help her.
Style: emotional, sad, touching, depressing, harsh ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: boxing, sport, determination, euthanasia, female boxer, mentor protege relationship, underdog, human spirit, female athlete, athlete's life, strong female lead, boxing trainer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, europe, london, las vegas ...
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Black Swan (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.
Style: psychological, sexy, suspense, surreal, cerebral ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ballet, mental illness, obsession, dancing, character study, insanity, hallucination, psychology, surrealism, paranoia, mother daughter relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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Jeepers Creepers (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A college-age brother and sister get more than they bargained for on their road trip home from spring break. When the bickering siblings witness a creepy truck driver tossing body bags into a sewer near an abandoned church, they investigate. Bad ...
Style: scary, slasher, macabre, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, supernatural, demon, death, serial killer, scarecrow, characters murdered one by one, chase, road trip, torture, dead teenager, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: florida
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The Invitation (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Will and his new girlfriend Kira are invited to a dinner with old friends at the house of Will’s ex Eden and her new partner David. Although the evening appears to be relaxed, Will soon gets a creeping suspicion that their charming host David is ...
Style: twist ending, scary, suspense, enigmatic, disturbing ...
Plot: dinner party, suicide, conspiracy, obsession, suspicion, cult, old friend, deception, insanity, survival, vengeance, brutality ...
Place: los angeles, california
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Fist of Legend (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Chen Zhen, a Chinese engineering student in Kyoto, who braves the insults and abuse of his Japanse fellow students for his local love Mitsuko Yamada, daughter of the director, returns in 1937 to his native Shangai, under Japanse protectorate -in ...
Style: intense, harsh, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, brutality, sword fight, violence, visceral, master warrior, kung fu classic, kung fu master, folk hero, humiliation ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: china, asia, hong kong, japan, tokyo
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Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Mike Judge's slacker duo, Beavis and Butt-Head, wake to discover their TV has been stolen. Their search for a new one takes them on a clueless adventure across America where they manage to accidentally become America's most wanted.
Style: adult animation, road movie, humorous, absurd, talky ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: road trip, dark humor, loser, stupidity, visceral, on the road, president, theft, cross country, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, odd couple ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., las vegas, new jersey, texas, usa
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Drive (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Hollywood stunt performer who moonlights as a wheelman for criminals discovers that a contract has been put on him after a heist gone wrong.
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, heist, revenge, mechanic, tough heroes, lone wolves, loner, organized crime, crimes, car, strong violent content, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Under constant attack by monstrous creatures called Angels that seek to eradicate humankind, U.N. Special Agency NERV introduces two new EVA pilots to help defend the city of Tokyo-3: the mysterious Makinami Mari Illustrous and the intense Asuka ...
Style: mecha, atmospheric, dark, intense, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: post apocalypse, giant robots, apocalypse, giant, visceral, mental illness, brutality, fantasy world, escapades, man versus machine, good versus evil, heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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The Hurt Locker (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential enemy and every object could be a deadly bomb.
Style: suspense, realistic, tense, emotional, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: iraq war, military, terrorism, soldier, army, war, sniper, bomb, bomb squad, marines, gulf war, terrorist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
Place: iraq, middle east, baghdad iraq, new york
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Che: Part Two (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Spain, France, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After the Cuban Revolution, Che is at the height of his fame and power. Then he disappears, re-emerging incognito in Bolivia, where he organizes a small group of Cuban comrades and Bolivian recruits to start the great Latin American Revolution. ...
Style: political, inspirational, suspense, talky, factual ...
Plot: revolution, communism, idealism, sacrifice, leadership, character study, visceral, dictatorship, hopes, folk hero, state affairs, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1967, year 1966
Place: bolivia, cuba, latin america, south america
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Team America: World Police (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Team America World Police follows an international police force dedicated to maintaining global stability. Learning that dictator Kim Jong il is out to destroy the world, the team recruits Broadway star Gary Johnston to go undercover. With the help ...
Style: parody, funny, humorous, adult animation, political ...
Audience: teens
Plot: puppetry, puppet, terrorism, terrorist, satire, visceral, war on terror, alone in the world, stupidity, prejudice, secret agents, heroic mission ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., south dakota, paris france, cairo egypt, france ...
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The Day of the Jackal (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An international assassin known as ‘The Jackal’ is employed by disgruntled French generals to kill President Charles de Gaulle, with a dedicated gendarme on the assassin's trail.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, political, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: conspiracy, terrorism, assassin, espionage, politics, police investigation, serial killer, spy, terrorist, hitman, terrorist plot, assassination ...
Time: year 1963, 20th century, 70s, 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe, big ben london, london ...
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Kwaidan (1964)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 183 min.
Story: Taking its title from an archaic Japanese word meaning "ghost story," this anthology adapts four folk tales. A penniless samurai marries for money with tragic results. A man stranded in a blizzard is saved by Yuki the Snow Maiden, but his ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, macabre, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: samurai, ghost, supernatural, snow, spirit, naval battle, surrealism, betrayal, visceral, brutality, life & death, greed ...
Time: 19th century, 17th century, 13th century, 11th century, 12th century ...
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, kyoto japan
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Man of Marble (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Man of Marble is a Polish film about a student making a film about a bricklayer who was once idolized. She interviews people who knew him and finds old footage that lead to an unfolding mystery that causes her producer to cancel the project.
Style: emotional, compassionate, meditative, disturbing, talky ...
Plot: politics, visceral, working class, friendship, honest, eviction, terrorist, communism, journalism, heroes, ex husband ex wife relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 70s, 50s, year 1976, 20th century
Place: poland, eastern europe, canada, japan, tokyo ...
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Dracula (1979)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Romanticized adaptation of Bram Stoker's 1897 classic. Set in 1913 England, the bloodsucking, but handsome, charming and seductive, Count Dracula seeks an immortal bride.
Style: gothic, suspense, macabre, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, dracula, monster, immortality, visceral, countryside, betrayal, greed, gangsters, female vampire, vampire human love ...
Time: 19th century, 1920s, edwardian era, 1910s, victorian era
Place: europe
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Better Luck Tomorrow (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of over-achieving Asian-American high school seniors enjoy a power trip when they dip into extra-curricular criminal activities.
Style: tense, intense, disturbing, depressing, intellectual ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, teenager, coming of age, friendship, crimes, visceral, gang, crime gone awry, mentor, adolescence, unlikely friendships, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, las vegas
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The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A chronicle of events that led to the British involvement in the Crimean War against Russia and which led to the siege of Sevastopol and the fierce Battle of Balaclava on October 25, 1854 which climaxed with the heroic, but near-disastrous calvary ...
Style: epic, factual, harsh, serious, exciting ...
Plot: war, british empire, british history, politics, anti war, british army, british soldier, military, visceral, battles, justice, assassination ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 70s, 60s, 1850s
Place: england, london, canada, europe, istanbul turkey ...
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Pumpkinhead (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A man conjures up a gigantic vengeance demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy the teenagers who accidentally killed his son.
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, demon, monster, murder, revenge, witch, vengeance, pumpkin, halloween, father son relationship, visceral, creature feature ...
Time: 80s
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Black Sabbath (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three short tales of supernatural horror. In “The Telephone,” a woman is plagued by threatening phone calls. In "The Wurdalak,” a family is preyed upon by vampiric monsters. In “The Drop of Water,” a deceased medium wreaks havoc on ...
Style: gothic, scary, atmospheric, disturbing, macabre ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, murder, vengeance, afterlife, family in danger, ghost, visceral, woman in danger, destiny, revenge, lesbian subtext ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century
Place: tokyo, russia
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Magnum Force (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: "Dirty" Harry Callahan is a San Francisco Police Inspector on the trail of a group of rogue cops who have taken justice into their own hands. When shady characters are murdered one after another in grisly fashion, only Dirty Harry can stop ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, intense, harsh, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, serial killer, police corruption, female nudity, police investigation, police detective, police, murder, gangsters, visceral, machismo, dark hero ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
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Carnival of Souls (1962)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Mary Henry ends up the sole survivor of a fatal car accident through mysterious circumstances. Trying to put the incident behind her, she moves to Utah and takes a job as a church organist. But her fresh start is interrupted by visions of a fiendish ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, gothic, psychotronic, surreal ...
Plot: ghost, female protagonist, supernatural, zombie, carnival, car accident, afterlife, amusement park, hallucination, surrealism, spirit, visceral ...
Place: salt lake city utah, utah, usa
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Cabaret (1972)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Inside the Kit Kat Club of 1931 Berlin, starry-eyed singer Sally Bowles and an impish emcee sound the clarion call to decadent fun, while outside a certain political party grows into a brutal force.
Style: stylized, satirical, atmospheric, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, nazi, world war two, cabaret, fascism, decadence, jewish, dancing, bisexual man, gay interest, closeted homosexual, politics ...
Time: 1930s, year 1931, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, new york, europe, germany
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Blood Feast (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: In the sleepy suburbs of Miami, seemingly normal Egyptian immigrant Fuad Ramses (Mal Arnold) runs a successful catering business. He also murders young women and plans to use their body parts to revive the goddess Ishtar. The insane Ramses ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, bloody, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, violence, murder, zombie, brutality, exploitation, violent, visceral, psychopath, human sacrifice, woman in danger ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: miami, egypt, florida, usa
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Fireworks (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A police officer leaves the force in the face of harrowing personal and professional difficulties. Spiraling into a depression, he makes questionable decisions.
Style: bleak, emotional, bloody, art house, lyrical ...
Plot: gangsters, yakuza, police, character study, dying, samurai, visceral, loss, couple relations, life is a bitch, love and romance, loss of partner ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, mount fuji
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Wings of Desire (1987)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Wings of Desire is Wim Wender’s artistically beautiful film about the lonely and immortal life of angels during a post-war Berlin. It’s a poetic journey from the perspective of the angels of which one falls in love with a living woman and wants ...
Style: meditative, surreal, cerebral, emotional, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: angel, philosophy, immortality, love, afterlife, circus, mortality, german, dream, library, existentialism, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe, west germany
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Hellraiser: Bloodline (1996)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the 22nd century, a scientist attempts to right the wrong his ancestor created: the puzzle box that opens the gates of Hell and unleashes Pinhead and his Cenobite legions
Style: scary, macabre, slasher, bloody, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demon, supernatural, monster, torture, afterlife, good versus evil, visceral, violence, transformation, hell, deadly creature, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 22nd century, year 1996, 1780s, 20th century ...
Place: manhattan new york city, france, new york, europe
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In the Mouth of Madness (1994)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: With the disappearance of hack horror writer Sutter Cane, all Hell is breaking loose...literally! Author Cane, it seems, has a knack for description that really brings his evil creepy-crawlies to life. Insurance investigator John Trent is sent to ...
Style: psychological, gothic, surreal, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: insanity, investigation, hallucination, paranoia, monster, small town, disappearance, supernatural, fantasy becomes reality, writers, apocalypse, visceral ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, new hampshire, england, europe, manhattan new york city ...
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