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What are the best extremely disturbing horror movies?

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Have you ever had that moment where you had to pause a movie for a while or even completely turn it off just because you can't stand watching it till the end? Like, seeing a man whose skull is getting cracked open and his brain being served as a dessert is a clear manifestation of brutality and yet a part of our brain just enjoys this guilty pleasure of watching such disturbing horror movies. Don't worry, we totally get you! You just landed on a page built on suspense, mystery, terror, shock, gore, torment, and whatnot. Allow us to quench your thirst for alluring horror films that could awaken your sleeping fears. But just a word of caution: THIS PAGE IS NOT FOR THE FAINT OF HEART, as some films may just haunt you in your sleep!

Topping our list of the most extremely disturbing horror movies is, of course, Ruggero Deodato's 1980 creation Cannibal Holocaust; Gore lovers would find delight in the film's depiction of human cannibalism and it includes the how-tos of eating a human being, set in the Amazon rainforest. If cannibal films tickle your fancy, The Green Inferno by Eli Roth also made it to the roster of our list of gruesome films. Yet, a quick detour to the city where the Eiffel Tower lives will take us to Paris where the 2002 french horror-drama film Irreversible took place; Since horror movies are not entirely about ghosts, real-life terror stemming from watching a woman gets raped and tortured to death by some random group of guys in the most unlikely of places, say in a pedestrian underpass makes Irreversible even scarier. We know you enjoy watching thriller-dillers so we are not going to prolong your agony. Head to our list below and tell us your favorite horror film that's missing on our list!

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  1. 1Cannibal Holocaust

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    Dubbed to be one of the most disturbing horror movies ever made, Cannibal Holocaust takes the viewers to a rescue mission in the Amazon rainforest with hopes of finding a missing group of filmmakers. It is directed by Ruggero Deodato.

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  1. 2Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom

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    If physical, mental, and sexual torture is your thing, then Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom might be the top choice for one of the extremely disturbing horror movies. It is a 1975 drama-horror movie, infused with a war theme.

  2. 3The Green Inferno

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    Since The Green Inferno is a cannibal film, expect the director, Eli Roth, and the writer, Guillermo Amoedo, to take you into the woods of Amazon rainforest just like how the 1980 film Cannibal Holocaust did. Indeed, one of the most disturbing horror films.

  1. 4Martyrs

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    To quench a woman's thirst for revenge, she then takes us with her as she tries to make people pay for kidnapping and tormenting her when she was just a child. Director Pascal Laugier made sure to make this a staple horror film for us.

  2. 5Irreversible

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    As Irreversible, the 2002 French psychological horror and drama film, competed at the Cannes Film Festival, it made sure to carefully tell the story of a woman named Alex as she got raped and beaten one night in Paris in a reverse chronology way.

  3. 6Begotten (1990)

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    Begotten is a black and white fantasy and horror cult film directed by E. Elias Merhige. This movie was released on June 5, 1991. Time Magazine hailed Begotten as one of the Ten Best Pictures of 1991.
  4. 7The Human Centipede

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    The Human Centipede is a 2009 body horror film written and directed by Tom Six and stars Dieter Laser, Ashley C. Williams, and Ashlyn Yennie. A mad scientist kidnaps and mutilates a trio of tourists in order to reassemble them into a human centipede.

  5. 8Ichi the Killer

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    Ichi the Killer is a 2001 Japanese crime-horror film directed by Takashi Miike, written by Sakichi Sato, and is based on Hideo Yamamoto's manga series. It follows the story of Kakihara as he searches for his missing boss.

  6. 9Audition

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    Audition is a horror film adaptation of the novel with the same title. It is directed by Takashi Miike and was first released on August 8, 2001, by Shout Factory. It starred Ryo Ishibashi, Eihi Shiina, and Tetsu Sawaki.

  7. 10Eraserhead

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    Eraserhead is an American surrealist horror movie directed by David Lynch starring Jack Nance, Charlotte Stewart, and Allen Joseph in 1977. This film was preserved by the United States Library of Congress in the National Film Registry. 

  8. 11Tetsuo I: The Iron Man

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    Tetsuo I: The Iron Man is a Japanese horror and science fiction movie directed by Shinya Tsukamoto. This movie was first released on July 1, 1989. It tells the story of a man driven mad to plant metal scraps in his body.

  9. 12Insidious

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    Insidious is a box-office horror and suspense movie directed by James Wan. This film premiered on April 1, 2011. It follows the story of a family haunted by a vicious demon persistent to possess their son.

  10. 13The Last House on the Left (1972)

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    The Last House on the Left is a horror and thriller film written and directed by Wes Craven. This movie was first released on August 30, 1972. It tells the story of two girls who were kidnapped and tortured by a group of psychos.

  11. 14Funny Games (2007)

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    Funny Games is a 2007 psychological thriller film written and directed by Michael Haneke. It's a remake of his own 1997 Austrian film of the same name. The story tells about two psychopathic young men who took a family hostage in their cabin. 

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    July 4, 2018
    "now this is a legendary franchise! insidious is a work of art from cinematography to sound editing to the levels of acting that the artistse gave away for this film. I was a bit suerprised taht this got the last spot on the list but then again, it was hauntingly creative and disturbing. I'd recommend this and the rest of sequels to thrill-seekers out there."
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    Anonymous
    July 4, 2018
    "Wonderfully made with sadistic psychopaths!!!!!!! I was just halfway thru the film and it already got me thinking a bunch of conclusions on how it's gonna end. Funny Games is a remarkable, heart-stopping movie. Plus, i was not able to sleep for days after watching it. It was so intense I have to call my younger brother to stay with me in the room!!!"
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    Funny Games (2007)
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    Anonymous
    July 4, 2018
    "One night i was fooling around with my frends sp we dicided to dig into thbe web and we foundt his movie. At firts we were lyk "ok, this looks good" but man, i was wrong! Ppl strated doing the unimaginable. It was almost 2 hrs of horrifying experience and sh*t but dont get me wrong! IT. IS. SO. BEAUTIFULLY. DISTURBING."
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    Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom
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    Anonymous
    July 4, 2018
    "WARNING: EAT BEFORE YOU WATCH THIS FILM!This is soooooooooooooooooo worried sick!!! Icant count how many times i alkmost puke. The cannibals were darn realistic and I highly recommend this to gore-lovers out there. Shoutout to y'all! Deodato gave justice to its gruesome plot!"
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    Cannibal Holocaust
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    Anonymous
    July 4, 2018
    "My boyfriend and I do movei night every Friday and just last week, we decided to watch this film. Idk how to praise it without giving away teh plot but I'm 100% sure that it was worth a shot especially if you're looking for a movie that will make you stop from breathing!"
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    The Last House on the Left (1972)
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    Anonymous
    July 4, 2018
    "Japan is known for making box-offic horror hits and I'm glad i foudn this movie in tis list. It fits the question so much. Can you imagine finding a man obssessed in turning his body into a piece of metal junk! "
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    Tetsuo I: The Iron Man
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    Anonymous
    July 4, 2018
    "if ur looking for something grim and disturbing, Lynch never fails. eraserhead is a masterpiece ofplot twists and it's a real must-watch forr freak junkies out there! "
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    Eraserhead
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    Anonymous
    July 4, 2018
    "this movie is the perfect emnbodimnet of a freakishly horrifying strange film ever made!!! the black and white eff ect only made it more cringy af. "
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    Begotten (1990)
This list is about What are the best extremely disturbing horror movies
RankAnswersTypeVotesPrice
1Cannibal HolocaustMovies 19 Paid
2Salò, or the 120 Days of SodomMovies 14 Paid
3The Green InfernoMovies 10 Paid
4MartyrsMovies 5 Paid
5IrreversibleMovies 4 Free
6Begotten (1990)Movies 4 Paid
7The Human CentipedeMovies 4 Paid
8Ichi the KillerMovies 4 Paid
9AuditionMovies 4 Paid
10EraserheadMovies 3 Paid
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