Gorey Movies

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Have you heard these Gorey Movies? We bet you'll find some new picks. We wrote about 25 of the best ones.

The Holy Mountain (1973)

The Holy Mountain
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Alejandro Jodorowsky, starring Alejandro Jodorowsky, Horacio Salinas, Zamira Saunders, Juan Ferrara
Rated R

The Holy Mountain is a 1973 surrealist film written and directed by Alejandro Jodorowsky. The film tells the story of a spiritual journey of eight people who are in search of the mythical Holy Mountain, where they will find enlightenment. During their quest, they encounter a variety of strange and mystical characters, including a Christ-like alchemist and his disciples. Through a series of bizarre rituals, they strive to reach the summit, where they will be transformed into gods. Along the way, they confront the corrupt and materialistic aspects of modern society and attempt to reach a higher level of consciousness. The film is heavily symbolic and contains numerous references to tarot, alchemy, and philosophy. Ultimately, it is a critique of religious institutions, consumer culture, and the pursuit of power and wealth.

Evil Dead II (1987)

Evil Dead II
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Sam Raimi, starring Bruce Campbell, Sarah Berry, Dan Hicks, Kassie Wesley DePaiva
Rated R

Evil Dead II (1987) is a horror-comedy directed by Sam Raimi. It is a sequel to the 1981 cult classic, The Evil Dead. This time, the protagonist, Ash Williams (Bruce Campbell), is forced to return to the same cabin in the woods that was the setting for the original movie. Ash finds himself possessed by the same evil force, and he must fight his way through a horde of deadites and demonic forces. In the end, he is able to defeat the evil and regain possession of his body. The film also follows Ash's attempts to win back the affections of his girlfriend, who was killed in the first film.

Dead Alive (1992)

Dead Alive
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Peter Jackson, starring Timothy Balme, Diana Peñalver, Elizabeth Moody, Ian Watkin
Rated R

Dead Alive is a horror-comedy film directed by Peter Jackson, released in 1992 and set in 1950s New Zealand. After Lionel, a young man, meets a girl at a zoo, he brings her home to meet his mother. Things take a strange turn when it turns out that the girl is actually a Sumatran Rat Monkey, a cursed creature whose bite turns people into zombies. Lionel struggles to keep the situation contained and protect his loved ones from the zombie hordes. In the end, Lionel faces off against a grotesque, zombie-like version of his mother in a violent and gory showdown. Throughout the movie, Jackson blends comedy and horror to create a unique and entertaining experience.

Funny Games (1997)

Funny Games
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Michael Haneke, starring Susanne Lothar, Ulrich Mühe, Arno Frisch, Frank Giering
Rated Not Rated

Funny Games is a 1997 Austrian psychological thriller film written and directed by Michael Haneke. It follows a family of three—Anna, Georg, and their son Georgie—who are taken hostage by two mysterious young men while on vacation. As the two men subject the family to a series of increasingly sadistic and bizarre games, the family slowly begins to realize that the two men have no intention of letting them go. The film is a commentary on the desensitization of violence in media, as well as a critique of audience complicity in violence. It is both suspenseful and thought-provoking, and has been critically acclaimed for its stark depiction of violence and its resultant moral implications.

The Evil Dead (1981)

The Evil Dead
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Sam Raimi, starring Bruce Campbell, Ellen Sandweiss, Richard DeManincor, Betsy Baker
Rated NC-17

Man Bites Dog (1992)

Man Bites Dog
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Rémy Belvaux, André Bonzel, Benoît Poelvoorde, starring Benoît Poelvoorde, Jacqueline Poelvoorde-Pappaert, Nelly Pappaert, Hector Pappaert
Rated NC-17

Irreversible (2002)

Irreversible
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Gaspar Noé, starring Monica Bellucci, Vincent Cassel, Albert Dupontel, Philippe Nahon
Rated Not Rated

I Stand Alone (1998)

I Stand Alone
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Gaspar Noé, starring Philippe Nahon, Blandine Lenoir, Frankie Pain, Martine Audrain
Rated Not Rated

El Topo (1970)

El Topo
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Alejandro Jodorowsky, starring Alejandro Jodorowsky, Brontis Jodorowsky, José Legarreta, Alfonso Arau
Rated Not Rated

Dogtooth (2009)

Dogtooth
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Yorgos Lanthimos, starring Christos Stergioglou, Michele Valley, Angeliki Papoulia, Christos Passalis
Rated Not Rated

Day of the Dead (1985)

Day of the Dead
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From George A. Romero, starring Lori Cardille, Terry Alexander, Joseph Pilato, Jarlath Conroy
Rated Not Rated

Audition (1999)

Audition
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Takashi Miike, starring Ryo Ishibashi, Eihi Shiina, Tetsu Sawaki, Jun Kunimura
Rated R

Ichi the Killer (2001)

Ichi the Killer
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Takashi Miike, starring Tadanobu Asano, Nao Ômori, Shin'ya Tsukamoto, Paulyn Sun
Rated R

Gozu (2003)

Gozu
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Takashi Miike, starring Yûta Sone, Kimika Yoshino, Shôhei Hino, Keiko Tomita
Rated R

Naked Lunch (1991)

Naked Lunch
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From David Cronenberg, starring Peter Weller, Judy Davis, Ian Holm, Julian Sands
Rated R

High Tension (2003)

High Tension
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Alexandre Aja, starring Cécile de France, Maïwenn, Philippe Nahon, Franck Khalfoun
Rated R

The Beyond (1981)

The Beyond
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Lucio Fulci, starring Catriona MacColl, David Warbeck, Cinzia Monreale, Antoine Saint-John
Rated R

Demons (1985)

Demons
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Lamberto Bava, starring Urbano Barberini, Natasha Hovey, Karl Zinny, Fiore Argento
Rated Not Rated

Bad Taste (1987)

Bad Taste
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Peter Jackson, starring Terry Potter, Pete O'Herne, Craig Smith, Mike Minett
Rated Not Rated

The Girl Next Door (2007)

The Girl Next Door
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Gregory Wilson, starring William Atherton, Blythe Auffarth, Blanche Baker, Kevin Chamberlin
Rated R

Kidnapped (2010)

Kidnapped
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Miguel Ángel Vivas, starring Fernando Cayo, Manuela Vellés, Ana Wagener, Guillermo Barrientos
Rated Not Rated

Frontier(s) (2007)

Frontier(s)
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Xavier Gens, starring Karina Testa, Aurélien Wiik, Patrick Ligardes, Samuel Le Bihan
Rated Unrated

I Spit on Your Grave (2010)

I Spit on Your Grave
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Steven R. Monroe, starring Sarah Butler, Jeff Branson, Andrew Howard, Daniel Franzese
Rated R

Hobo with a Shotgun (2011)

Hobo with a Shotgun
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Jason Eisener, starring Rutger Hauer, Pasha Ebrahimi, Robb Wells, Brian Downey
Rated Not Rated

Terror Firmer (1999)

Terror Firmer
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Lloyd Kaufman, starring Will Keenan, Alyce LaTourelle, Lloyd Kaufman, Trent Haaga
Rated R

 



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