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Best Twisted Movies

  • Oldboy

    Oldboy (R, 2005)

    Min-sik Choi, Gang Hye-jeong, Ji-tae Yu, Yoo Ji-tae
    South Korean filmmaker Park Chan-wook directed this violent and offbeat story of punishment and veng... read moreeance. Oh Dae-su (Choi Min-sik) is a husband and father whose reputation for womanizing is well known. One day, for reasons he doesn't understand, Oh Dae-su finds himself locked up in a prison cell, with no idea of what his crime was or whom his jailers may be. With a small television as his only link to the outside world and a daily ration of fried dumplings as his only sustenance, Oh Dae-su struggles to keep his mind and body intact, but when he learns through a news report that his wife has been killed, he begins a long and difficult project of digging an escape tunnel with a pair of chopsticks. Before he can finish -- and after 15 years behind bars -- Oh Dae-su is released, with as little explanation as when he was locked up, and he's soon given a wad of money and a cellular phone by a bum on the street. Emotionally stunted but physically strong after 15 years in jail, Oh Dae-su struggles to unravel the secret of who is responsible for locking him up, what happened to his wife and daughter, and how to best get revenge against his captors. Oldeuboi was screened in competition at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival and won the coveted Grand Prix. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi
    • justinmrJR1
      justinmrJR1: Enter Chan Wook Park's deliciously twisted mind, and what do you get? Cinematic gold. "Oldboy" is that one film that gets under your sk
      Reviewed 36 days days ago
    • vivachuckchumyahooco
      vivachuckchumyahooco: Delightfully twisted. Having not heard of the plot twist in the end I had to pause the movie to jump up and down
      Reviewed 7 months days ago
    • fb538581652
      fb538581652: Film genius in a twisted Antigone like story or vengeance and just watch it
      Reviewed 17 months days ago
  • Mr. Brooks

    Mr. Brooks (R, 2007)

    Kevin Costner, Demi Moore, Dane Cook, William Hurt, Marg Helgenberger
    A hardened detective enters into a tenuous symbiotic relationship with the vicious serial killer she... read more is tracking after earning the respect of the murderous madman in this vicious psychological thriller starring Demi Moore, Kevin Costner, and William Hurt. Earl Brooks (Costner) is a successful businessman, noted philanthropist, and loving father. He's the kind of man whom no one would ever suspect of being a notorious serial killer, but then again history's most dubious psychopaths are often the quiet neighbor whom no one would ever suspect was capable of committing such unspeakable atrocities. Until now, no one has had any reason to link Earl Brooks with the heinous crimes of the dreaded Thumbprint Killer. Even his beautiful wife (Marg Helgenbeger) and teenage daughter (Danielle Panabaker) could never conceive of such an awful truth. But when Mr. Brooks's dark side begins to outshine his sane exterior, an amateur photographer (Dane Cook) captures the killer succumbing to his murderous instinct on film. Now, as Mr. Brooks is pursued by tenacious detective Tracy Atwood (Moore) and forced to bend to the will of an opportunistic bystander, the killer who was once able to keep his murderous alter ego (Hurt) in check finds his control steadily slipping. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
    • baseball32
      baseball32: It's twisted and a bit too dark for me. It's difficult to have much sympathy for a guy who has it all: lo
      Reviewed 13 months days ago
    • jim222001us
      jim222001us: . I never rooted for Demi Moore once. It's Costner who we root for even though he's a twisted mad man. Moore is pretty but for some reason she comes off as an annoying tom boy here. It'
      Reviewed 5 years days ago
    • helwigs
      helwigs: Freaking sweet and super twisted although I can't really believe Dane Cook as a serial killer, I still wanted to laugh every
      Reviewed 5 years days ago
  • Hard Candy

    Hard Candy (R, 2006)

    Patrick Wilson, Ellen Page, Sandra Oh, Jennifer Holmes, John Gilbert
    A teenage girl agrees to meet a thirtysomething fashion photographer in person after becoming acquai... read morented with him in an online chat room, and the resulting encounter finds the line between predator and prey slipping slowly out of focus in director David Slade's provocative and topical thriller. Hayley (Ellen Page) is a 14-year-old teen whose emotional maturity seems to betray her tender age. Jeff (Patrick Wilson) is a potential child predator whose intentions toward his young chat buddy seem less than honorable. After meeting in a coffeehouse and getting to know each other briefly in person, Jeff invites Haley back to his place, and it's not long before Jeff's underage guest is pouring drinks and posing provocatively for an impromptu photo shoot. As the evening's questionable activities take a decidedly sordid slant and the raptorial Jeff appears poised to strike, a sudden turn of events finds that his apparent victim has had a plan of her own from the very beginning. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
    • fb514136255
      fb514136255: A twisted thriller. Boring in parts, disturbing in others
      Reviewed 13 months days ago
    • fb680118393
      fb680118393: . Still...I was bored, even with the super twisted scenes.
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
    • terryhayden
      terryhayden: ellen page excells in this, twisted calm and collected amazing acting...patrick Wilson is also very good in this, the dialogue b
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
  • Saw II

    Saw II (R, 2005)

    Donnie Wahlberg, Tobin Bell, Shawnee Smith, Franky G, Glenn Plummer
    Jigsaw, the diabolical criminal who captured the imagination of horror fans in the 2004 hit Saw, ret... read moreurns in this equally bloody sequel. Eric Matthews (Donnie Wahlberg) is a police detective who, after discovering the aftermath of a particularly gruesome murder, is convinced that Jigsaw (Tobin Bell) is up to his ugly tricks again. Matthews' hunch turns out to be correct, but the master criminal proves to be disconcertingly easy to capture. As it happens, Jigsaw is eager to be put behind bars in order to throw the authorities off his trail as he once again punishes people who in his eyes have transgressed the boundaries of acceptable moral behavior. But instead of trapping two people in a filthy dungeon where they must engage in a terrible contest in order to win their freedom, eight people have been locked away by Jigsaw, and they must torture their bodies and minds to achieve the terrible justice Jigsaw seeks. Saw II was written by Leigh Whannell, who also scripted the first film. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi
  • Saw III

    Saw III (R, 2006)

    Tobin Bell, Shawnee Smith, Angus Macfadyen, Bahar Soomekh, Dina Meyer
    Jigsaw (Tobin Bell) is back, and this time he's concocted his deadliest set of traps yet in this gor... read moree-soaked sequel written by James Wan and Leigh Whannell, and directed by Saw II's Darren Lynn Bousman. Picking up directly where its predecessor left off, Saw III finds Jigsaw near death and fighting to stay alive for one final game. Determined to show his protégé, Amanda (Shawnee Smith), what it truly means to carry out his deadly game, the ailing Jigsaw instructs his apprentice to kidnap unsuspecting doctor Lynn Denlon (Bahar Soomekh) in order to ensure that he survives long enough to see how his latest victim Jeff (Angus MacFadyen) fares when faced with the prospect of imminent death. As Lynn and Jeff both struggle to beat the clock and carry out their tasks before Jigsaw draws his final breath, a much larger plan begins to emerge that shows just how cunning the legendary killer can truly be. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
    • fb813389394
      fb813389394: seems to be to gross out the viewer as much as possible, displaying diced pigs, blown up heads, and twisted limbs in gruesome detail. You may never want to consume pork products again after watching t
      Reviewed 11 months days ago
    • fb675605593
      fb675605593: While saw 3 attempts to provide a twisted angle on the continuing series, it fails to ever reach an enticing climax that is both smart
      Reviewed 23 months days ago
    • fb100000138127441
      fb100000138127441: . Pissed me off, cause it was good meatloaf and I was watching the part where they twisted bones like you twist newspaper for a fire.
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
  • Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

    Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (R, 2006)

    Ben Whishaw, Alan Rickman, Rachel Hurd-Wood, Dustin Hoffman, Karoline Herfurth
    "Perfume" is a terrifying story of murder and obsession set in 18th-century France. Jean-Baptiste Gr... read moreenouille has a unique talent for discerning the scents and smells that swirl around him, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. Strangely lacking any scent of his own, he becomes obsessed with capturing the irresistible but elusive aroma of young womanhood. As Grenouille's obsession turns deadly, 12 young girls are found murdered. Panic breaks out as people rush to protect their daughters, while an unrepentant and unrelenting Grenouille still lacks the final ingredient to complete his quest.
    • fb1349927960
      fb1349927960: Eerie, strange, twisted, dark and utterly beautiful. Theres something truly seductive about this film, and yet its s
      Reviewed 22 months days ago
    • fb1219895867
      fb1219895867: weird interesting tale good story just a bit twisted.
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
    • micaelps
      micaelps: OILERS*) the ending evocs a series of discussion, mainly about the religious controversy, kind of a twisted messiah who awakes love by the perfume, but isn´t able to be loved himself, ending up with m
      Reviewed 4 years days ago
  • The Devil's Rejects

    The Devil's Rejects (R, 2005)

    Sid Haig, Bill Moseley, Sheri Moon Zombie, Ken Foree, Matthew McGrory
    Ambushed at their isolated home by Sheriff Wydell and a squad of armed men, the Firefly family wakes... read more up one morning with guns blazing -- yet only Otis and his sister, Baby, manage to escape the barrage of bullets unharmed. Hiding out in a backwater motel, the wanted siblings wait to rendezvous with their errant father, Captain Spaulding, killing whoever happens to stand in their way. But as the body count mounts higher, Sheriff Wydell decides to take the law into his own hands.
    • wigscrue1
      wigscrue1: ead they do they are just people in the end I would like to think that these people are so sick and twisted that they dont feel anything. But in the end I picture them more as Teenage Rebels. I do lik
      Reviewed 13 months days ago
    • fb711500236
      fb711500236: Great direction and acting collide in this twisted movie.
      Reviewed 14 months days ago
    • fb100000222539113
      fb100000222539113: . It is so drastically improved from the first one and just as sick and twisted going for the more realistic gritty turn. The plot is crazy and has the ultimate physopath p
      Reviewed 24 months days ago
  • Cruel Intentions

    Cruel Intentions (R, 1999)

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe, Reese Witherspoon, Selma Blair, Louise Fletcher
    Kathryn and Sabastian, two wealthy, manipulative teenage stepsiblings from Manhattan's uppercrust, c... read moreonspire in Cruel Intentions, a wickedly entertaining tale of seduction and betrayal. The stakes are high when the duo agrees upon a deliciously diabolical wager of sexual conquest without consequences. The pawns? The naïve Cecile Caldwell and the virginal Annette Hargrove. It's summer break, and Kathryn has been dumped by her beau, Court Reynolds, for the innocent Cecile, Desperate to get even, Kathryn challenges Sebastian to ruin Cecile by deflowering her and turning her into a tramp-thus humiliating Court by delivering Cecile to him as damaged goods. Sebastian has pretty much 'had' all the girls in New York City up to this point, and he's gotten a bit bored of it all. Though this is too easy a conquest for him, he obliges. He sets his sights on a greater challenge-the new headmaster's daughter, Annette, who recently wrote an article in Seventeen Magazine about how she intends to stay pure until she marries her boyfriend. Sebastian bets Kathryn that he can seduce the chaste an pristine Annette before school begins in the fall. Kathryn thinks this feat impossible and quickly agrees to the wager. The stakes: if Sabastian succeeds, Kathryn must give him a night of unbridled biblical, something he's wanted since he's their parents got married. If he fails, he must forfeit his priceless 1956 Jaguar to Kathryn and suffer the shame of defeat.
    • fb1479210197
      fb1479210197: . kinda twisted.
      Reviewed 20 months days ago
    • fb508486411
      fb508486411: . Sluts, meet virgins. Players become played and beaten at their own game. It may be a real twisted story, but a really great film of the the late 90's. A real good highschool flick.
      Reviewed 20 months days ago
    • cordette17
      cordette17: another good love story, twisted siblings and bets and teens that are left with credit cards scenario but a good film.
      Reviewed 5 years days ago
  • The Number 23

    The Number 23 (R, 2007)

    Jim Carrey, Virginia Madsen, Logan Lerman, Danny Huston, Rhona Mitra
    A mysterious novel, "The Number 23," given to Walter Sparrow by his wife Agatha as a birthday gift, ... read moredepicts a chilling murder mystery that seems to mirror Walter's life in dark and uncontrollable ways. The life of the book's main character, a brooding detective named Fingerling, is filled with moments that echo Walter's own history. As the world of the book starts to come alive, Walter becomes infected by the most frightening and evocative part of it: Fingerling's obsession with the hidden power of the number 23. This obsession permeates the book and begins to control Walter. He sees the number everywhere in his own life and becomes convinced that he is damned to commit the same horrific crime as Fingerling--murder. Nightmarish fantasies come to haunt Walter, ones that portend terrible fates for his wife as well as family friend Isaac French, placing him on a desperate quest to understand the mysteries of the book. If he can unlock the power behind the number 23, he may be able to change his future.
  • Saw IV

    Saw IV (R, 2007)

    Tobin Bell, Costas Mandylor, Scott Patterson, Betsy Russell, Lyriq Bent
    Just when audiences thought they'd heard the last of the demented killer Jigsaw (Tobin Bell), here c... read moreomes Saw IV, continuing his trap-filled legacy -- this time, targeting the last remaining officer who has touched the case, SWAT Commander Rigg (Lyriq Bent). As FBI agents Strahm (Scott Patterson) and Perez (Athena Karkanis) begin to dig through the remains of Jigsaw's crime-scene hideout, a new puzzle presents itself, with Rigg as the pawn in another deadly game filled with moral quandaries and torture-filled traps. At stake is the life of his superior officer Hoffman (Costas Mandylor) as well as his friend and fellow cop Eric Matthews (Donnie Wahlberg), whose abduction by a now-dead Jigsaw triggers an obsession in Rigg that will haunt him til the grisly end. Director Darren Lynn Bousman returns to the series after helming both Saw II and III, with a script penned by Feast writers Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi