Disturbing Movies

Discussion in 'Visual Arts' started by Jayski, Mar 4, 2013.

  1. Rocker

    Rocker Forum Resident

    Ontario, Canada
    I've only seen the first two August Underground films.... the second one ("Mordum") is the only movie that has ever caused me to start sweating. The scene in question involved a pair of scissors. ('Nuff said).
  2. Sternodox

    Sternodox Forum Resident

    Slaughtered Vomit Dolls

    You dig Satan? You love puke? This one's for you!

    NOT a recommendation!
  3. Lightworker

    Lightworker Forum Resident

    Baltimore, MD
    The mean-spiritedness and 'snuff film voyuerism' of that film put me off. Nowadays, many people
    would probably complain more about the casual racism and general misogyny on display.
  4. Tanx

    Tanx Forum Resident

    Washington, DC
    This was a 4 o'clock movie one afternoon when I was a kid (!). Needless to say, I've never forgotten it.

    I finally saw "The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane" a few years ago. Jodie Foster and Martin Sheen are brilliant. Very dark subject matter, and nearly all just suggested, which I think makes it more powerful.
  5. OnTheRoad

    OnTheRoad Forum Resident

    Quick search failed to find this....

    I just got Orson Wells' Touch of Evil the other day and it's unsettling to say the least. Orson plays a mean ole haggard ogre of a cop and he plays it to the hilt. Nasty !

    Pretty darn disturbing.
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  6. Holy Diver

    Holy Diver Member Of The Midnight Society

    Greater St. Louis
    The Little Girl is a classic. I used to rent it on VHS back in the '80s.
  7. Hot Ptah

    Hot Ptah Forum Resident

    Kansas City, MO
    I found the 2006 "Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning" quite disturbing. I found it more disturbing than Hooper's original or the 2003 remake.
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  8. driverdrummer

    driverdrummer Forum Resident

    Irmo, SC
    Mean-Spirited and Hateful film from beginning to end. I squirmed in my seat watching it at the theater.
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  9. Hot Ptah

    Hot Ptah Forum Resident

    Kansas City, MO
    Yes, I found the dialogue so mean spirited and hateful. That is a good way to put it. The world view of the film's creators was more disturbing to me than the images of violence.
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  10. SandAndGlass

    SandAndGlass Forum Resident

    Breaking the Waves (1996)


    Casualties of War
  11. PaulKTF

    PaulKTF Forum Resident

    The Oogieloves In The Big Balloon Adventure is pretty disturbing (I'm not joking!).

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  12. MikaelaArsenault

    MikaelaArsenault Forum Resident

    New Hampshire
    I love Cinema Snob.
  13. Rocker

    Rocker Forum Resident

    Ontario, Canada
    The only thing disturbing about that film is the fact that such a stinking turd was even allowed to be made in the first place. Terrible, terrible movie.
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  14. Rocker

    Rocker Forum Resident

    Ontario, Canada
    Human Centipede II.

    Parts 1 and 3 are practically children's movies compared to the second one.... some pretty yucky stuff going on there. ;)
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  15. Bender Rodriguez

    Bender Rodriguez RIP Exene, best dog ever. 2005-2016

    New Jersey
    Charlton Heston playing a Mexican is one of the most chilling things ever put on film.
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  16. Yeah, that one really doesn't work for me.
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  17. OnTheRoad

    OnTheRoad Forum Resident

    Only thing about Charlton that 'looks' Mexican is his thin mustache. He has no accent nor anything else that seems Mexican.

    Gotta remember though....there are 'gringo' Mexicans. :)

    Even Vincent Price can look Latino......


    But NOT Gene Shalit....


    More like an Armenian.

    Touch of Evil is just one of those weird movies....Orson is sorta David Lynchlike. And in B&W it has that real film noir feeling. Orson doesn't even look like himself to me.
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  18. misterjones

    misterjones Forum Resident

    New York City
    Blue Velvet
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  19. Scotian

    Scotian Forum Resident

    It Comes at Night. Oh, this is a bleak one. Rotten Tomatoes 89%, audience score 45%. I thought it was pretty good. It helps knowing absolutely nothing about the movie going in.
  20. Sternodox

    Sternodox Forum Resident

    With that title I'm sure there'll be a porno parody any day now.
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  21. Sternodox

    Sternodox Forum Resident

    One of the best film noir movies ever made. Highly recommended!
  22. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

    1 was bad enough for us...that was it.
  23. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

  24. townsend

    townsend Forum Resident

    Plano, Texas U.S.
    I do recall Breaking the Waves now that you mention it, and yes, it is definitely disturbing. Emily Watson's brilliant performance gave me the major creeps.
  25. andybeau

    andybeau Well-Known Member

    Coventry, UK
    Give My Regards To Broad Street, very disturbing.
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