20 “Disturbing” Films You Should Think Twice Before Watching

In no particular order:

1) Sleepers (1996)

2) The Last House on the Left (2009)

3) Funny Games U.S. (2007)

4) Audition (1999)

5) The Experiment (2010)

6) An American Crime (2007)

7) Straw Dogs (1971)

8) Hostel (2005)

9) Eden Lake (2008)

10) The Hole (2001)

11) I Spit on Your Grave (2010)

12) The Strangers (2008)

13) Irreversible (2002)

14) The Girl Next Door (2007)

15) Precious (2009)

16) The Human Centipede (2009)

17) Open Water (2003)

18) Dancer in the Dark (2000)

19) A Serbian Film (2010)

20) Martyrs (2008)

This list is not a “horror” films’ list, but rather just “disturbing” or “hard to watch” movie list.

Advertisements

9 thoughts on “20 “Disturbing” Films You Should Think Twice Before Watching

  1. Great list – totally agree about Sleepers. I think people would pick it up just because of the cast, but there really does need to be a bit of a cautionary note before watching. Great film though and worth the watch, just don’t let the fabulous cast stop you thinking about what the film is actually about.

    Like

  2. Great list. Irreversible is definitely one i couldn’t watch again. I think that perhaps the German version of funny games is perhaps more traumatic that the US version though, a little grittier. The worst film i’ve ever seen (I wish I could unsee it) is called August Underground’s Mordum… truly awful!

    Like

    1. Thank you. Now I am looking at my list and don’t see ‘Salo’, that film at least deserved some kind of a honorable mention… I have not seen the German version of ‘Funny Games’, I should check it out – as German version of ‘The Experiment’. ‘August Underground Mordum’? Thanks for the suggestion, that would have probably gone to the very top of my list because I am feeling ill just by reading the film synopsis!

      Like

  3. I’ve seen 9/20 of these films. I agree with most of them, particularly A Serbian Film, I Spit on your Grave, Hostel and Human Centipede. All really disgusting films that I’ll never see again. I have seen The Strangers a couple of times though. It’s very creepy but I don’t think it’s shocking enough to avoid watching ever again. I thought it was a pretty good horror. Great list overall.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thank you, much appreciated. I guess I’ve had some “personal issue” with the Strangers…I always find it a truly horrifying situation where total strangers target, creep and attack someone absolutely senselessly…

      Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.