There’s just something about gore movies with all the blood gushin’, gut spillin’. If you find yourselves reading this, you need to have a strong stomach to watch gore movies. I’d like to share with you some of my favorite movies that should be seen by any and all gorehounds.
There are a myriad of gore movies that I did not add to the list (for a number of reasons), but if you have any recommendations for me I would greatly appreciate it!

Best Gore Movies

Requiem for a Dream (2000)

Available now: Amazon Prime
IMDb Rating: 8.3/10
The movie doesn’t have much blood or gore, but this is one disturbing movie about a couple of drug-peddlers, a sex worker, and an elderly woman hell-bent on losing weight through ‘diet pills’. It is deeply depressing.

Evil Dead (2013)

Available now: Amazon Prime
IMDb Rating: 6.5/10
One of the pioneers of the gore genre, the original Evil Dead of 1981 catapulted Sam Raimi into the spotlight. It’s about five friends who travel to a house and are hunted by demons.

Saw series (2004-2010)

Available now: Amazon Prime
IMDb Rating: 5.9/10
The first film was a huge surprise for most, but, it gave origin to a series that was firmly on a decline. However, the gore quotient kept developing in each film. Focused around a killer named ‘Jigsaw’, the movie has spill plenty of blood.

A Serbian Film (2010)

IMDb Rating: 5.1/10
This film is an endorsement for necrophilia and pedophilia themed ‘snuff film’. A failing p*rn star accepts to be a part of a snuff film pretending as an ‘art film’ and the shocking events that occur after that will give you nightmares.

Tokyo Gore Police (2008)

IMDb Rating: 5.9/10
A revengeful policewoman (Eihi Shiina) battles an army of cyborg creatures that showcase horrific varieties. The antagonists in this movie known as the ‘Engineers’ are cyborgs who hold the capability to turn an injury into a weapon.

Martyrs (2008)

IMDb Rating: 7.1/10
Two young women who were both victims of abuse as children begin on a gory journey for vengeance only to discover themselves fallen into a living hell of degeneracy.

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Cannibal Holocaust (1980)

IMDb Rating: 5.9/10
Through a rescue mission into the Amazon rainforest, a professor topples across a lost film shot by a lost documentary crew whose aim was to examine the region’s inherent cannibalistic tribes.

Hostel (2005)

IMDb Rating: 5.9/10
Three friends traveling across Europe meet a man who persuades them to visit a hostel. When they reach the hostel, they confront terrifying situations.

Ichi The Killer (2001)

IMDb Rating: 7/10
A sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer comes across a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to cause levels of pain the enforcer can only imagine.

The Human Centipede Series (2009-2011)

IMDb Rating: 4.4/10
Two lovely but ditsy American girls are on a road trip through Europe. In Germany, they end up alone at night and when their car breaks down, they take refuge in a secluded dwelling. They wake in the morning to see themselves in a temporary hospital along with a Japanese man.

I Spit On Your Grave series (2010-2013)

IMDb Rating: 6.3/10
Jennifer (Sarah Butler), a writer, leases a secluded cabin in the country so she can write her newest novel. The calm and tranquility are soon destroyed by a gang of local thugs who rape and torture her, then leave her for dead. But she returns for revenge, catching the men one by one.

Old Boy (2003)

IMDb Rating: 6.3/10
A man, held captive for no obvious reason for years, is provided a cell phone, money, and expensive clothes and released. Unless he discovers the name of his captor, an even worse future expects him.

Antichrist (2009)

IMDb Rating: 6.6/10
While a married couple (Willem Dafoe, Charlotte Gainsbourg) is having sex, their infant son in a nearby room falls out a window to his death. The woman grows troubled and is hospitalized, but her husband, who is a psychiatrist, tries to treat her.

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Battle Royale (2000)

IMDb Rating: 7.6/10
42 9th graders are sent to a desolate island. They are provided a map, food, and various weapons. An explosive collar is fitted around their neck. If they break a rule, the collar explodes. Their mission is to kill each other and be the last one standing. The last survivor is permitted to leave the island.

Chopping Mall (1986)

IMDb Rating: 5.6/10
Three malfunctioning security droids terrorize a group of teenagers locked inside a shopping mall. Some might deem this movie as a tacky gore film, it still makes to the list because of its gruesome visuals. Some of the thrills might look dated, yet, it succeeded in scaring the crap out of the viewers.

Cannibal (2006)

IMDb Rating: 5.4/10
A frightful crime was detected by the police when they arrested a man for his cannibalistic fetishes, where he put internet ads for victims who would serve up their own flesh.

Grotesque (2009)

IMDb Rating: 4.7/10
A doctor with severe and wicked needs captures a couple and forces them to compete in a game of torture that gradually disintegrates their hopes of survival.

120 Days of Sodom (1975)

IMDb Rating: 5.9/10
A group of radicals round up nine adolescent boys and girls and subject them to 120 days of physical, mental, and sexual torment.

Cabin Fever (2002)

IMDb Rating: 5.7/10
A group of school friends rent a cabin in the woods and kill an ailing man, whose disease spreads among them, making them take extreme measures to survive.

Asylum Blackout (2011)

IMDb Rating: 5.6/10
George, Max, and Ricky are three cooks at a high-security prison for mentally ill criminals. After a storm cuts the power and allows the inmates to take over the prison, the three chefs are tracked by a pack of bloodthirsty psychopaths.

Hatchet (2006)

IMDb Rating: 5.7/10
Ben (Joel Moore) and Marcus (Deon Richmond) are college students in New Orleans, cherishing Mardi Gras when they decide to go on a boat tour of a supposedly cursed bayou. Meeting up with several other tourists, including simply gorgeous Marybeth (Tamara Feldman), they are distracted by their guide Shawn (Parry Shen), who entertains them with stories of a frightful serial killer who roams around the swamp. They laugh off the stories till someone, or something, starts killing off members of the group.

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Dead Alive (1992)

IMDb Rating: 7.5/10
Overprotective mother Vera Cosgrove (Elizabeth Moody), following her grown son, Lionel (Timothy Balme), as he visits the zoo with the beautiful Paquita (Diana Peñalver), is unexpectedly bitten by the fearsome Sumatran rat-monkey. When the bite turns his dear mother into a zombie, Lionel decides to keep her locked safely in the basement, but her repeated escapes change most of the neighbors into the walking dead, who then break into a high-society party thrown by Lionel’s clumsy Uncle Les (Ian Watkin).

A Clockwork Orange (1971)

Available on: Netflix
IMDb Rating:
Alex, a psychopathic criminal, is held for murder and rape. In order to lessen his sentence, he volunteers for an innovative therapy administered by the government, but it goes awry.

Reanimator (1985)

IMDb Rating: 7.2/10
Loosely based on HP Lovecraft’s classic horror tale, Herbert West is a young scientist who has a good head on his shoulders and another on the lab table in front of him.

Wrong Turn series (2003-2014)

IMDb Rating: 7.2/10
The Wrong Turn series consists of six films, with a seventh in the making. The films concentrate on various families of damaged cannibals who track and kill people in West Virginia in horrific ways by using a blend of traps and weaponry.

We hope that you get the strength to watch all of these gore movies. If you’re really into horror movies, you can click here to check out some spine-chilling Japanese horror flicks.


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