What are the best gory movies to watch?

Gory movies hold a special place in any number of different horror subgenres. They invoke a kind of terror and fright in viewers through its overly-visual depictions. Here are some of the best gory movies to watch.

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    #1The Human Centipede

    The Human Centipede

    The Human Centipede is a 2009 horror film about a mad scientist kidnaps and mutilates a trio of tourists in order to reassemble them into a human centipede. It is one of the best gory movies to watch.

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    Daniel Lewis
    Written on July 9, 2019
    "This gory movie takes the gore and cranks it way up and then some. To say that its plot is twisted and disturbing would be an understatement. Go watch and you'll understand what I mean."
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    #2Misery

    Misery

    Misery is a 1990 gory horror movie directed by Rob Reiner. After a famous author is rescued from a car crash by a fan, he comes to realize that the care he is receiving is the start of a nightmare of captivity and abuse.

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    Jane Chapman
    Written on July 9, 2019
    "It really is a scary thing when fandom starts from simple admiration to obsession in this film. This is one of the best horror and gory movie that I have watched recently that had me glued to my screen from start to finish."
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    #3Death Tunnel

    Death Tunnel

    Death Tunnel follows a group of college kids who have to spend a night in a haunted sanatorium. An upscale college initiation party strands five girls in the "Scariest Place in the World" in this must-watch gory movie.

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    Edison Meng
    Written on July 9, 2019
    "There isn't much of a plot but if you're just looking for a gory movie and some scares, then, this is not bad. Give it a shot."

DID YOU KNOW?

The first horror movie began with the works of George Mellies? He made the film back in 1898 but was only rediscovered in 1977. This was also the first film to include elements of the supernatural. This was to be the recurring theme in a lot of films during the early 1900s. Amazing works such as Frankenstein, Dr. Jekyll, and Mr. Hyde, and The Werewolf, both of which are now lost. The 1930s saw the release of films that defined the horror genre that tried to scare its viewers. They were Dracula and the most controversial movie at the time, Freaks. The 40s saw movies inspired by elements such as mutants and radioactive creatures. Inspired by the war-torn nature of those times. The 70s turned to the occult with movies like The Exorcist and The Omen.

The 80s was an era defined by slasher movies popularized by none other than the Texas Chain Saw Massacre. Followed by greats like Halloween, Friday the 13th, and A Nightmare on Elm Street. The horror film industry had a lot of great films but has hit a sort of lull, relying on remakes and reboots. It was having a better time inspiring horror games than with movies. This has given way to a sub-genre of torture horror. These are violent and gory movies that rely on shock value with its visual presentation. It's not all lost though as releases like Cabin in the Woods, and A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night. These films feature creativity and originality that the genre has not seen in a while. The horror industry is turning things around and the future seems bright.

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    #4The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is a horror film directed by Tobe Hooper in 1974. This gory movie revolves around a group of teenagers who fall victim to Leatherface and his family of cannibals.

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    Eric Jordan
    Written on July 9, 2019
    "This movie is one of the best examples of horror done right. From the writing to the cinematography, the special effects, and even the costume, it's all done incredibly well. Considering it was made during the 1970s just makes it even more of a feat."
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    #5The Evil Dead

    The Evil Dead

    The Evil Dead is a 1981 supernatural horror movie directed by Sam Raimi. This gore film is about five college students who got trapped in an isolated cabin where they unknowingly release flesh-possessing demons.

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    Ryan Contreras
    Written on July 9, 2019
    "Any movie that has Bruce Campbell in it is sure to be a good one and this is no different. This was Sam Raimi's feature debut and the movie did well with the relatively low budget that it had."
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    #6The Collector

    The Collector

    Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.

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    Anthony Douglas
    Written on July 9, 2019
    "It starts out a little slow but gets ready for a violent and gory time with this movie. It's not perfect but this horror thriller was a nice surprise for me and I enjoyed it."
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    #7Hostel

    Hostel

    Hostel is a mystery and thriller film directed by Eli Roth. this movie was first released on January 6, 2006, in the USA. It follows the story of three backpackers who mistakenly took a dare that could lead to their death.

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    Alan Luo
    Written on July 9, 2019
    "This is a violent and gory movie for the sake of it. That's not really a bad thing if that is what you're after. Just don't expect too much more."
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    #8Saw

    Saw

    Saw is a mystery and psychological thriller directed by James Wan. it was first released in 2004. The story tells about two strangers who wake up in a room and discover they are pawns in a deadly game of a notorious serial killer. 

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    Edward Fernandez
    Written on July 9, 2019
    "This is one of the movies that defined the psychological horror movie genre. Beyond the violence and the gore is a really thought-proving film that any horror fan should appreciate."

Summary

Best What are the best gory movies to watch
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1The Human CentipedeMovies 16 Paid
2MiseryMovies 12 Paid
3Death Tunnel Movies 9 Paid
4The Texas Chain Saw MassacreMovies 8 Paid
5The Evil DeadMovies 7 Paid
6The CollectorMovies 4 Paid
7HostelMovies 3 Paid
8SawMovies 1 Paid
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