Content Warning: The article below contains discussions of sexual abuse, homophobia, pedophilia, cannibalism, and drug addiction.Everyone has a movie they vow never to see again. Maybe it’s the ending that left you shivering, your favorite characters receiving a fate they didn’t deserve, or the movie as a whole being too much to handle. There are even movies that I loved the first time I saw, but never want to experience again.
Horror is inevitably the genre that gets the most attention when often discussing the topic of the most disturbing movies. This question was asked on Reddit, with users submitting a wide range of movies and genres they enjoyed at first but never want to see again.
“Mysterious Skin” (2004)
Directed by a famous indie filmmaker Greg Araki, mysterious skin It follows two teenage boys who are still feeling the effects of their childhood abuse. Neil (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is an introverted Brian (Brady Corbett) blocks the trauma by instead believing that aliens abducted him. mysterious skin.
The film was praised for the way it handled the issue of sexual abuse and the endless trauma it inflicts on its victims. HawkeyeFLA said, “I I never have Look again. But I don’t regret it 100%. ”
“Snow Town” (2011)
Based on a serial murder case that occurred in Australia in the 1990s, snow town Track down those responsible leading up to the murder. Daniel Henshall John Bunting stars as a charming predator who takes his girlfriend’s teenage son under his wing and into a world of homophobic violence.
Based on a true story, snow town It’s always going to be a tough watch, but the filmmakers’ desire not to shy away from the true depravity of the situation and the actors’ committed performances puts it all the more in the face. It makes the situation even worse,” he said.
“Requiem for a Dream” (2000)
Streamable on Tubi.
A drama about drug addiction. requiem for dream It follows four characters during a downward spiral. Harry (Jared Leto), Marion (Jennifer Connelly), and Tyrone (marlon wayans) are three young friends whose lives are ruled by heroin, while Harry’s mother Sarah (Ellen Burstyn) Addicted to weight loss pills.
Movies about addiction tend to be exaggerated and dramatic, requiem for dream It really nails the drug-influenced nature of one’s life. So it’s really hard to see.”
Streaming on Prime Video and Hulu.
Based on a series of real events, compliance Restaurant Manager Sandra (Ann Dowd) received a phone call from someone disguised as a police officer.Dreamer Walker) is a thief and instructs her to expose the truth by inflicting increasingly humiliating and abusive acts on Becky.
Cerberaspeedtwelve describes it as “the most disturbing film I’ve ever seen and done it without ghosts or monsters or drug overdoses”. It accomplishes this by demonstrating the lack of self-awareness that some people have when disturbed by authority figures, even if it means hurting them unfairly.
“Hard Candy” (2005)
Streamable on Tubi.
14-year-old Haley (Elliott Page) is 32 year old Jeff (Patrick Wilson) decided to meet him in person online. When Jeff begins showing signs of malice toward minors, Haley quickly drugs him and reveals Jeff as a vigilante targeting pedophiles as his next victim. increase.
hard candy Both characters alternately become victims, regularly turning the tables between predator and prey. It becomes a twisted story as both leads reveal dark secrets about themselves and each other. It makes viewers feel pretty dirty.
“The Road” (2009)
Streamable on Tubi.
One of the best apocalypse movies of all time, the Lord Depicting the journey of a father and son (Viggo Mortensen When Kodi Smit-McPhee) They travel through a post-apocalyptic wasteland. Looking for a better place to live, the two meet various shady characters, including a group of cannibals.
Like the original novel, the Lord Father and son often encounter the worst of humanity during their travels, so it often feels like a hopeless story. Kevin Lane Foster said it struck a certain chord with him, saying, “As a single father of boys, I can never watch this again.” It’s definitely a tough watch, especially for parents.
Imagine being kidnapped and locked in one room for 15 years without contact with the outside world. That is the fate that befalls Oh Dae-su (Choi Min-sik) of oldboy before he was finally released on the street without any explanation. As he adjusts himself to a bygone world, he tries to find those responsible for his imprisonment.
one of the best movies coming from korea, oldboy It has been loved as a masterpiece for a long time. That doesn’t mean it’s easy to watch, though, as certain plot points have proven incredibly depraved. Apple_kicks said it was a “great movie you’ve only seen once”, and it’s easy to imagine many others feeling the same way.
Notorious for the sexual violence the conspiracy unfolds, irreversible It’s one of the most controversial films in cinema. Shown in reverse order, the film’s plot revolves around her two men in Paris and two loving women, Alex (Monica Bellucci).
A movie you never want to see more than once irreversible You will surely feel dirty after watching it and run to the nearby shower. The fact that the film doesn’t achieve an ending of any kind makes it worse, with Hit Wall in Fashion stating that he “felt incredibly depressed anger and despair” after watching the film. increase.
directed by Denis Villeneuve before moving to Hollywood incendiary bomb It follows a pair of adult siblings after the death of their mother. As part of her will, she asked them to deliver her two letters. They travel to her mother’s native Middle East and learn shocking secrets about her life.
Despite often conflicting subjects, incendiary bomb Thanks to the director’s sure direction, it remains a beautifully made film, some claiming it to be Villeneuve’s best film. and BiggDope finally explains incendiary bomb as “very dark and depressing” and a “great movie”.
You can stream on Shudder and Tubi.
1980s TV movie thread We are trying to predict what will happen to Britain and its people in the aftermath of a nuclear war. rather than a documentary thread focuses on two families trying to survive in the wastelands they call home, and their children growing up in this new world.
thread It’s often referred to as one of the scariest movies of all time, especially since it dramatizes the events that ultimately lead to so many horrors. A Redditor says he “saw all kinds of gore” in the film, thread Because of its disturbing content, it “remains the only film that has forced me to stay up all night”.
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