Most Disturbing Movie...

Morpheus

Professional
What's the most disturbing movie you have ever seen. You know, the one that either creeped you out, or bothered you for days on end.

Mine are:

1. American Beauty
2. Shindler's List
3. Sophie's Choice

But, honestly, American Beauty takes the cake. What a bizarre, sick yet fantastic movie.

Others?
 

armand

Banned
Saw. How such a crappy film with ******** characters, ugly cinematography, go nowhere dialogue, poor acting, and wasn't even scary or that gory could be made and distributed in theatres.
And not only that, how could a sequal have been made that is even worse than the original?! I watched the sequel last night and we were constantly like 'that's not what I would do, say or behave' throughout the whole entire film. *wretch*
I know this thread wasn't meant for a rant like this but I just had to vent.

My real pick might be Born on the Fourth of July.
 
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SageOfDeath

Guest
High Tension, not worth unless your time you like to feel insecure. Disturbing, explicit, violent. Should be rated just so people would be warned not to watch it.
 

North

Professional
Wise Blood, Dead Ringers, Night and Fog. All were very psychologically disturbing in portraying ostensibly normal people easily crossing the line to do really sick things.
 
SageOfDeath said:
High Tension, not worth unless your time you like to feel insecure. Disturbing, explicit, violent. Should be rated just so people would be warned not to watch it.
High Tension... Did anyone else think of tennis when they saw a preview for this.:D
 
Man Bites Dog -- probably the most violent movie ever
In the Realm of the Senses -- not an easy movie for a man to watch
Birth of a Nation
Blue Velvet -- actually, it's good fun
The Deer Hunter -- you'll never see Russian Roulette the same way
 

Ash Doyle

Professional
If you want to see a truly disturbing movie then watch Doom Generation. It's a movie from the nineties with Rose McGowan and will leave you feeling very uneasy.
 

Matthew

Professional
To be honest, Exorcism of Emily Rose kind of bothered me. There were some pretty graphic and disturbing images in that movie that can get just like, implanted in your head.
 
Don't Look Now freaked the crap outta me, and Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End: there is some freaky sh*t goin' on in that movie. Anime is good, though
 

NoBadMojo

G.O.A.T.
some for me:
-the original Exorcist
-Silence of the Lambs
-Downfall - the film about the last 10 days of the Third Reich (sp?), did you know that some 50 million people perished during WWII..50 million!
-True Romance - for the bizarre array of actors. the scene that sticks with me the most is when Dennis Hopper is about to be eliminated by Christopher Walken..i swear that was the finest piece of acting i've ever seen by Hopper
 

phil10s

New User
My list-

MONSTER- That chick was crazy. Theron was awesome in that role.

LOLITA- Obviously illegal, but you kinda felt bad for him somehow. Still disturbing. Even more disturbing that they had sex scenes between Jeremy Irons and Domonique Swain.

AMERICAN BEAUTY- Such a great one though.

BULLY- Anyone who has ever had some screwed up friends can appreciate this movie. Really disturbing flick, much like watching a car wreck. One of my highly reccomended... or maybe I'm the only one who's seen it.
 

doriancito

Hall of Fame
i think the most disturbing movie is any i see with my parents, because what you might see funny they are serious about
 

BreakPoint

Bionic Poster
A Clockwork Orange
Apocolypse Now
The Shining
Blue Velvet
Crash
Saving Private Ryan
Night of the Living Dead
The Omen
Iron Cross
Wait Until Dark
The Passion of the Christ
Eraserhead

 

Noelle

Hall Of Fame
May. Anyone else see this disturbing B-movie? (or was it a C-movie?)

And for something really scary, Ringu (the original version of The Ring). Sparse music, dialogue, and shooting, but it was really effecie. I had the light on for weeks afterward.
 

bc-05

Semi-Pro
well ur talking about most disturbing.. try watching i spit on your grave... ull know why!! trust me!!! ull be wtf?
 

Morpheus

Professional
Breakpoint, I'd forgotten about Clockwork Orange and Eraserhead.

Best scene in Eraserhead is the dinner scene with the chicken and then there's always "singing in the rain."
 

Kevin T

Hall of Fame
Agree with A Clockwork Orange. My big vote goes to American History X. Not a true story but stories of its type happen every day. Not a movie but 'Six Feet Under' on HBO often left me feeling uneasy for days on end.
 

BreakPoint

Bionic Poster
fedex27 said:
saving private ryan has to be up there becuase its a true story, also scheindler's list
Actually, Saving Private Ryan was not a true story, purely fictional. There were cases of brothers serving in the military at the same time, but no cases where all but one brother were killed and the Army had to send in a search team to find the remaining brother.
 

BreakPoint

Bionic Poster
Kevin T said:
Agree with A Clockwork Orange. My big vote goes to American History X. Not a true story but stories of its type happen every day. Not a movie but 'Six Feet Under' on HBO often left me feeling uneasy for days on end.
Yes, I forgot to add American History X. Very disturbing, indeed.

As far as TV shows, One Step Beyond, the B&W '60's TV show that was a scarier version of The Twilight Zone used to scare the h*ll out of me when I was a kid (reruns).
 

DashaandSafin

Hall of Fame
Whats Clockwork Orange about...i keep on hearing about it but it looks sketchy
I liked irreversiable..i just realized that it was the babe from the Matrix. Sex scenes arent real either...just a tibit.
 

phil10s

New User
"Sex scenes arent real either...just a tibit."

Was that in reference to my remark about the sex scenes in Lolita? If so, I'm know they arent real... hello... 13 year old girl... I am aware of the law.
 

BreakPoint

Bionic Poster
DashaandSafin said:
Whats Clockwork Orange about...i keep on hearing about it but it looks sketchy
Just go and rent it and you'll see what it's all about. Too hard to explain and put into words.
 

DashaandSafin

Hall of Fame
phil10s said:
"Sex scenes arent real either...just a tibit."

Was that in reference to my remark about the sex scenes in Lolita? If so, I'm know they arent real... hello... 13 year old girl... I am aware of the law.
Duh...no i wasnt refering to Lolita. I was referring to the movie Irreverrsiable. I doubt an actress like that would actually have sex on the set.
 

Frodo Baggins

Semi-Pro
ok my cent-The most Disturbing movie Was The blair which Project..After I seen that an then the Fake Documentry on it I thought it was real..I thought I'm never gonna go camping again.
 

Return_Ace

Professional
lmao, guess i'm wrong then........ i thought that since you relate some posts to lotr were gonna say that you thought lord of the rings was disturbing because 'ring wraiths scared you when you got stabbed by one of them..............'
 

Brettolius

Professional
NoBad- good call on the Hopper scene in True Romance, talk about big azz balls!
But my vote for the most disturbing flick-it actually made me feel dirty, bothered the hell outta of me for days- is Requiem For A Dream. Pure lunacy and just a good gander into what you know is happening out there.
 

BreakPoint

Bionic Poster
DashaandSafin said:
Duh...no i wasnt refering to Lolita. I was referring to the movie Irreverrsiable. I doubt an actress like that would actually have sex on the set.
Unless it's a porn flick, all sex scenes in mainstream movies are fake, i.e., no penetration.
 

NoBadMojo

G.O.A.T.
thanks Brettolius....that scene really stuck w. me....Hopper busting their chops knowing he was going to get killed and showing fear too..that was such a cool movie..by far Quentin Taratino's best effort and blows away Pulp Fiction IMO. put Requiem for Dream in my Netflix queue..thanks.
 

x Southpaw x

Semi-Pro
Can't remember... my most recent one was Battle Royale... a Japanese movie.

The first one was better of course. About a class of high school students sent to an island to play survivor - ie, kill each other until there's only one left. Whoever breaks any rules will have the necklace fixed on their necks blow up and sent their blood spraying. If there's more than 1 survivor at end of 3 days, everyone dies. Each person gets a unique weapon... maybe be a crossbow, machine gun, pistol, axe, a useless fan or more. Two bloodthirsty "transfer" students join in to escalate the danger. At the start, friends quickly band together, but suspicions and betrayals soon turn into a literal Blood-Bath.
 

Rafferty

New User
the one that got me really scared is The Eye. this movie makes the Ring, SAW, the Haunting and any other ghost movie look like a cartoon. here is a plot summary i got from IMdB.

A blind girl gets a cornea transplant so that she would be able to see again. However, she got more than what she bargained for when she realised she could even see ghosts. And some of these ghosts are down right unfriendly. So she embarks on a journey to find the origins of her cornea and to reveal the history of the previous dead owner
 

FiveO

Hall of Fame
My 'Truly Disturbing' top ten:

1) Schindler's List. If you didn't know what actually happened you would dismiss it as fiction.

2) Saving Private Ryan. Particularly the first 11 minutes. Imagine being the boy in the LST as the ramp dropped, and you really had no idea what to expect. You could read of it, be told of it, but like Schindler's List, Spielberg made you look at it.

3) Blackhawk Down. The cost.

4) Band of Brothers. E-Company was 'tasked' within the Regiment to assault fixed positions. To actually keep doing it after they learned what to expect. The quote when moving toward the 'Battle of the Bulge", "We're Airborne. We're supposed to be surrounded." I actually met "Wild" Bill Guarnerre who lost a leg during the seige of Baston. Truly our greatest generation.

5) Hamburger Hill. The insanity.

6) Johnny Got His Gun. Old, but jarringly disturbing. Truly a fate worse than death.

7) The Pawnbroker. Maybe Rod Steiger's best role ever.

8 ) Prince of the City. Treat Williams' best.

9 ) Deliverance. Put a new spin on white water rafting.

10) Angel Heart. Never got "Louis Cypher" til the end.
 

DashaandSafin

Hall of Fame
If none of you have seen Battle Royale....rent or something. Truely disturbing. read the reviews at imdb.com. Its not just some hack and slash blood gore movie but it had value as well.
 

Morpheus

Professional
Never saw Johnny Got His Gun, but I got chills just thinking about the book when you brought it up.

Did the ending of Braveheart bother anyone? The fact that they didn't show anything but the big hook in the executioner's hand make it that much worse. Of course, they had him drawn (but not fully quartered) first.
 

Craig Sheppard

Hall of Fame
28 Days Later. I just had a nasty taste in my mouth the whole time watching it. It was just unpleasant. And then the ending happens. Just a "get me out of here" feeling, which I suppose would translate as disturbing.

Plus I didn't like that they corrupted my favorite Brian Eno song by putting it in a scene... (song called An Ending (Ascent) )
 

bcaz

Professional
Disturbing?

The Exorcist
American History X
Taxi Driver
A History of Violence
In the Bedroom
Eyes Wide Shut

Thirteen

... I don't have a daughter, but if I did, I wouldn't have slept a wink in the 1-2 years since I saw this movie.
 
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