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Best Brutal Movies

  • Rambo (Rambo IV)

    Rambo (Rambo IV) (R, 2008)

    Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Paul Schulze, Matthew Marsden, Graham McTavish
    When a group of missionary aid workers in Myanmar disappear into the vast green inferno, vigilante V... read moreietnam War veteran John Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) leaves his job as a Salween River boatman behind to accompany a group of mercenaries on a daring rescue mission. It's been 20 years since Rambo helped mujahedeen rebels fend off Soviet invaders in Afghanistan, and these days the former soldier lives a simple life in northern Thailand. Meanwhile, the world's longest-running civil war rages into its 60th year on the nearby Thai-Burma border. One day, human rights missionaries Sarah Miller (Julie Benz) and Michael Burnett (Paul Schulze) show up asking Rambo to guide them up the Salween so they can get some much-needed food and medical supplies to the desperate Karen tribe. According to Sarah and Michael, the Burmese military has planted land mines all along the roads leading into the tribe's village, making it virtually impossible to reach the tribe via land. Two weeks after Rambo drops the group off in dangerous territory, pastor Arthur Marsh (Ken Howard) arrives with a chilling message: the aid workers never returned from their mission into the jungle, and the embassies refuse to help Marsh and his fellow missionaries find their missing friends. Now, despite the fact that Rambo has long since sworn off all forms of violence, the knowledge that innocent missionaries are being used as pawns in a brutal war leaves him with no other choice than to venture behind enemy lines on his most dangerous mission to date. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
  • Cannibal Holocaust

    Cannibal Holocaust (NC-17, 1979)

    Robert Kerman, Francesca Ciardi, Perry Pirkanen, Luca Barbareschi, Salvatore Basile
    An anthropologist heads a rescue party into the South American jungle to find a missing film team ma... read moreking a documentary on cannibal tribes but can only return with their footage, which reveals their crueler intentions.
    • fb1008742212
      fb1008742212: . Not in a good horror movie way, but in a disgusting snuff film way, which is absolutely brutal to witness. This makes it an effective exploitation film, but a disgusting act of behaviour f
      Reviewed 14 months days ago
    • fb661871636
      fb661871636: Understandably this film was and is still banned in many countries due to its graphic violence and brutal reality, but this is in essence what makes it a shocking yet captivating spectacle. Not for t
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
    • Dapperdan75
      Dapperdan75: A film that is ugly, disgusting & brutal yet at the same time questions the morality of such films. The result is thoughtful and cleve
      Reviewed 4 years days ago
  • The Last King of Scotland

    The Last King of Scotland (R, 2006)

    Forest Whitaker, James McAvoy, Kerry Washington, Gillian Anderson, Simon McBurney
    In an incredible twist of fate, a Scottish doctor on a Ugandan medical mission becomes irreversibly ... read moreentangled with one of the world's most barbaric figures: Idi Amin. Impressed by Dr. Garrigan's brazen attitude in a moment of crisis, the newly self-appointed Ugandan President Amin hand picks him as his personal physician and closest confidante. Though Garrigan is at first flattered and fascinated by his new position, he soon awakens to Amin's savagery - and his own complicity in it. Horror and betrayal ensue as Garrigan tries to right his wrongs and escape Uganda alive.
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      fb585270729: Brutal, scary, and horrific how people like this actually exist in this world. You find yourself si
      Reviewed 5 years days ago
    • NIhilistandSic
      NIhilistandSic: n't underground at all but it's pretty good actually, it doesn't goes outside the box, the story is brutal, and Forest Whitaker rules in this one( i mean he's a killer actor no doubt about that)you be
      Reviewed 5 years days ago
    • jjanchan
      jjanchan: This movie is twisted and brutal, all the more because it was based on the life of a real dictator, Idi Amin. Forest Whitaker
      Reviewed 6 years days ago
  • The Last House on the Left

    The Last House on the Left (R, 2009)

    Tony Goldwyn, Monica Potter, Garret Dillahunt, Spencer Treat Clark, Martha MacIsaac
    The night she arrives at the remote Collingwood lakehouse, Mari and her friend are kidnapped by a pr... read moreison escapee and his crew. Terrified and left for dead, Mari's only hope is to make it back to parents John and Emma. Unfortunately, her attackers unknowingly seek shelter at the one place she could be safe. And when her family learns the horrifying story, they will make three strangers curse the day they came to "The Last House on the Left."
    • fb1092288494
      fb1092288494: Less brutal than the original. And that is a good thing.
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
    • fb787196562
      fb787196562: Not as brutal as some of the reviews had predicted nor as brutal as 'I spit on your grave'. But story line
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
    • Loth18
      Loth18: . The Last House On The Left is so sadistically brutally violent and bloody that it left me a bit sickened, but everyone evil-doer in the film got w
      Reviewed 3 years days ago
  • Martyrs

    Martyrs (R, 2008)

    Morjana Alaoui, Mylène Jampanoï, Catherine Bégin, Robert Toupin, Patricia Tulasne
    Tells the story of Anna, once a missing little girl, found wandering a year later on a country road ... read morevirtually catatonic after suffering some sort of physical abuse. She grows into a comely young woman, but she's got serious issues. She also has a close friend, Lucie, who she ultimately calls after she finds herself in an unusual house in the middle of the forest. There's something very disturbing about the Bauhaus-esque home, something Anna can't quite put her finger on.
    • fb590272062
      fb590272062: A brutal horror movie that starts well enough before treading a well worn path that really undoes the
      Reviewed 15 months days ago
    • thomashiers1
      thomashiers1: . Now for the things that shocked me. This movie was the most brutal, insane, and messed-up movie I've ever seen. In a few scenes near the end, a man beats up a g
      Reviewed 16 months days ago
    • fb100002367348043
      fb100002367348043: . It is pretty brutal at times, but overall the film is well acted and on occasion, creepy as hell.
      Reviewed 15 months days ago
  • The Brave One

    The Brave One (R, 2007)

    Jodie Foster, Terrence Howard, Nicky Katt, Naveen Andrews, Mary Steenburgen
    New York radio host Erica Bain has a life that she loves and a fiance she adores. All of it is taken... read more from her when a brutal attack leaves Erica badly wounded and her fiance dead. Unable to move past the tragedy, Erica begins prowling the city streets at night to track down the men she holds responsible. Her dark pursuit of justice catches the public's attention, and the city is riveted by her anonymous exploits. But, with the NYPD desperate to find the culprit and a dogged police detective hot on her trail, she must decide whether her quest for revenge is truly the right path, or whether she is becoming the very thing she is trying to stop.