Directed by Srđan Spasojević, A Serbian Film is infamous for its extreme and graphic content, including scenes of sexual violence, torture, and depravity. The film's disturbing subject matter and explicit imagery have made it highly controversial and widely banned in several countries.
Directed by Takashi Miike, Audition is a Japanese horror film that follows a widower who holds auditions to find a new wife, only to become entangled in a nightmarish web of deception and violence. It is a disturbing exploration of obsession and revenge.
Directed by Nicolas Pesce, this psychological horror film follows a young woman named Francisca, whose isolated upbringing by her disturbed mother leads her down a path of violence and depravity. It is a chilling exploration of trauma and madness.
Directed by Anurag Kashyap, this Indian psychological thriller is loosely based on the life of the notorious serial killer Raman Raghav. The film follows a deranged killer who terrorizes Mumbai with his gruesome murders, exploring themes of violence and insanity.
Directed by Elem Klimov, this Soviet war drama follows a young boy's harrowing experiences during the Nazi occupation of Belarus in World War II. The film is often cited as one of the most powerful and disturbing war films ever made.
Directed by Ruggero Deodato, Cannibal Holocaust is a found-footage horror film that follows a documentary film crew who disappear in the Amazon rainforest while filming a documentary about indigenous tribes. A deeply disturbing and polarizing film.
Directed by Pascal Laugier, Martyrs is a French horror film that follows the harrowing experiences of a young woman who becomes the victim of extreme torture and experimentation at the hands of a mysterious cult. Not for the faint of heart.