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, intense, interesting, suspense, realistic and talky films and TV shows about / with visceral, violence, dialogue, storytelling, brutality, death, mentor, violent, murder and blood plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
visceral movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as visceral: Gran Torino (2008), Black Swan (2010), The Matrix (1999), Million Dollar Baby (2004), Drive (2011), Se7en (1995), The Hurt Locker (2008), The Survivalist (2015), There Will Be Blood (2007), Smithereens (1982).

List of visceral movies

Gran Torino (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Walt Kowalski is a widower who holds onto his prejudices despite the changes in his Michigan neighborhood and the world around him. Kowalski is a grumpy, tough-minded, unhappy old man who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbors. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, thought provoking, intense, touching ...
Plot: gang, friendship, interracial relations, veteran, elderly, gunfight, pride and honor, neighbor, visceral, redemption, teenager, priest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
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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, mind bending, atmospheric, surreal, twist ending ...
Plot: obsession, ballet, dancer's life, mental illness, insanity, losing-it hero, hallucinations, paranoia, dark fantasy, rivalry, parents and children, psychology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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The Matrix (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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: mind bending, thought provoking, cerebral, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, save the world, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, hacker, chosen one, man versus machine, cyberspace, imaginary, philosophy, technology gone awry ...
Time: future, 1990s, 21st century, 20th century, 90s
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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, touching, rough, sad, bleak ...
Plot: athlete and trainer, athlete's life, underdog, determination, female boxer, ambition, boxing, human spirit, follow your dream, training, feminism, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, england, missouri, europe ...
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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, France, Spain, USA, Czech Republic, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Latvia, UK
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, captivating, atmospheric, suspenseful, macabre ...
Plot: obsession, serial killer, psychopath, dark fantasy, insanity, perfume, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, killings, deadly, corpse, genius ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Drive (2011)
Genre: Crime, 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: serious, tense, atmospheric, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, neo noir, lone wolves, tough heroes, danger, mechanic, chases and races, crimes, criminal's revenge, heist, organized crime, getaway driver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Se7en (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, master criminal, mind game, crime, investigation, police investigation, torture, killings, crimes, insanity, police detective ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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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: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, marines, soldier, iraq war, army, sniper, determination, peril, war, violence, tough heroes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2004, 2000s
Place: iraq, middle east
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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: intense, harsh, tense, atmospheric, futuristic ...
Plot: survival, post apocalyptic, starvation, isolation, violence, post apocalypse, desperation, mother daughter relationship, maggot, visceral, rifle, knife ...
Time: future, near future
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There Will Be Blood (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Ruthless silver miner, turned oil prospector, Daniel Plainview moves to oil-rich California. Using his adopted son to project a trustworthy, family-man image, Plainview cons local landowners into selling him their valuable properties for a pittance. ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: greed, character study, rise to the top, ambition, villain, obsession, oil, rivalry, money, marriage, small town, evil ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 20s, 1890s ...
Place: california, mine, usa, los angeles, pacific ocean
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Smithereens (1982)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A narcissistic runaway engages in a number of parasitic relationships amongst members of New York's waning punk scene.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: punk music, price of fame, late night, visceral, free spirit, love and romance, desire for fame, down on your luck, city life, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Laurel has the boyfriend of her dreams, Kevin. He can and will do anything for her. He is totally devoted to her but the downside is that he won't leave her alone. When she tries to get some distance he responds with aggressiveness. It finally ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: obsession, paranoia, visceral, woman in danger, danger, stalking, family relations, couples, deadly, psychopath, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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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, dark, scary, suspense, enigmatic ...
Plot: suicide, deception, cult, conspiracy, obsession, suspicion, stabbing, dinner party, paranoia, mass murder, psychological thriller, wife husband relationship ...
Place: california
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Manchester by the Sea (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: After his older brother passes away, Lee Chandler is forced to return home to care for his 16-year-old nephew. There he is compelled to deal with a tragic past that separated him from his family and the community where he was born and raised.
Style: heartbreaking, psychological, emotional, depressing, sad ...
Plot: sadness, death, dysfunctional family, depression, loneliness, loss, house fire, nephew, suicide attempt, last will and testament, family drama, funeral ...
Time: 2010s
Place: massachusetts, boston
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Cold in July (2014)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: How can a split-second decision change your life? While investigating noises in his house one balmy Texas night in 1989, Richard Dane puts a bullet in the brain of low-life burglar Freddy Russell. Although he’s hailed as a small-town hero, Dane ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: murder, private detective, violence, intruder, vigilantism, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners, gory, deadly, unlikely partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: texas, usa
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In the Mouth of Madness (1994)
Genre: Drama, 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: gothic, surreal, atmospheric, scary, psychological ...
Plot: insanity, disappearance, investigation, paranoia, violence, police brutality, gory, mind game, deadly, danger, hallucinations, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new england, new hampshire, europe, england, manhattan new york city
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The Quack (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A famous surgeon is beaten by drunken bullies, loses his memory and cannot recollect who he was before. He gets to a village, lives in a not so well to do family and becomes the Quack - he slowly regains his talent for medicine and saves the lives ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: memory loss, life is a bitch, downfall, village life, polish, love and romance, losing-it hero, estrangement, road not taken, witch doctor, social relations, surgeon ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: poland
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Final Destination (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a teenager has a terrifying vision of him and his friends dying in a plane crash, he prevents the accident only to have Death hunt them down, one by one.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: destiny, danger, death, characters killed one by one, air disaster, psychic, youth, life & death, survival, supernatural, group of friends, airplane accident ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, paris france
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The Social Network (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room as a small site among ...
Style: intellectual, clever, realistic, serious, talky ...
Plot: programmer, computers and web, ambition, rise to the top, computer genius, hacker, inventions and discoveries, social relations, creator, ego clash, betrayal, businessman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: usa, harvard university, california, massachusetts, new york
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Elizabeth (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First, the endless attempts by her council to marry her off, the Catholic hatred of her and her romance with Lord Robert Dudley.
Style: realistic, epic, stylized, factual, captivating ...
Plot: queen, queen elizabeth i, historical character, royal court, political intrigue, politics, rise to the top, british history, treason, head of state, british royal family, historical figure ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, scotland, rome italy, paris france ...
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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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Mesrine Part 1: Killer Instinct (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jacques Mesrine, a loyal son and dedicated soldier, is back home and living with his parents after serving in the Algerian War. Soon he is seduced by the neon glamour of sixties Paris and the easy money it presents. Mentored by Guido, Mesrine turns ...
Style: rough, tense, realistic, epic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, crime, mafia, organized crime, romancing a criminal, rise to the top, against the rules, gangsters, criminal heroes, mob boss, ambition, prison life ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1950s
Place: france, europe, canada, arizona, quebec ...
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Blood Simple. (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The owner of a seedy small-town Texas bar discovers that one of his employees is having an affair with his wife. A chaotic chain of misunderstandings, lies and mischief ensues after he devises a plot to have them murdered.
Style: suspenseful, tense, cynical, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, crime gone awry, private detective, extramarital affair, crime, neo-noir, wife husband relationship, dishonesty, deadly, hitman, adultery, infidelity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
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Casualties of War (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: During the Vietnam War, a soldier finds himself the outsider of his own squad when they unnecessarily kidnap a female villager. Based on the actual events of an incident on Hill 192 in November, 1966.
Style: disturbing, emotional, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, rape, sexual abuse, war crime, pow, revenge, military, military life, crimes, dehumanization, atrocity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1974, year 1966
Place: vietnam, asia, california
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Day of the Dead (1985)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The final chapter of George A. Romero's "Dead Trilogy". In an underground government installation they are searching for a cure to overcome this strange transformation into zombies. Unfortunately, the zombies from above ground have ...
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, zombie apocalypse, survival, insanity, living dead, chaos, danger, deadly creature, deadly, vestiges of humanity, mad scientist ...
Place: florida, usa
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The Fury (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A government agent is determined to come to his son's rescue, when a sinister official kidnaps him to harness his extremely powerful psychic abilities.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, supernatural, rescue, danger, government agency, espionage, government agent, telepathy, vengeance, family relations, crimes, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1977, year 1978
Place: middle east, chicago illinois
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House of Sand and Fog (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Behrani, an Iranian immigrant buys a California bungalow, thinking he can fix it up, sell it again, and make enough money to send his son to college. However, the house is the legal property of former drug addict Kathy. After losing the house in an ...
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: depression, eviction, tragic event, loss of son, human nature, life is a bitch, down on your luck, tragedy, compassion, debt, muslim, suicide attempt ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: california, usa, san francisco, iran
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The Longest Day (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established as part of the Reich's Atlantic Wall, notes to his officers that ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, touching, serious, epic ...
Plot: soldier, resistance, war, allies, invasion, german, military, navy, military life, officers and cadets, battle zone, nazi ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1944
Place: normandy, france, europe, england, paris france ...
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Testament (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nuclear war in the United States is portrayed in a realistic and believable manner. The story is told through the eyes of a woman who is struggling to take care of her family. The entire movie takes place in a small suburban town outside San ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, emotional, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: small town, survival, nuclear holocaust, radiation, nuclear war, danger, future dystopia, life is a bitch, parents and children, chaos, demolished city, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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The Long Riders (1980)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The origins, exploits and the ultimate fate of the James gang is told in a sympathetic portrayal of the bank robbers made up of brothers who begin their legendary bank raids because of revenge.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, factual ...
Plot: vengeance, gang, destiny, crimes, sibling relationship, chases and races, family relations, bounty hunter, rivalry, obsessive quest, violence, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: missouri, texas, minnesota
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