Traumatizing Horror Movies

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Traumatizing Horror Movies

Many movies have explored Traumatizing Horror Movies. We put together 18 of the best ones.

The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

The Silence of the Lambs
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Jonathan Demme, starring Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Lawrence A. Bonney, Kasi Lemmons
Rated R

The Silence of the Lambs is a psychological horror-thriller film directed by Jonathan Demme, starring Jodie Foster as Clarice Starling, an FBI trainee who is assigned to apprehend a dangerous serial killer known as "Buffalo Bill". In order to do this, she must seek assistance from another serial killer, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, who is imprisoned in a secure mental institution. With Lecter's help, Clarice must both outwit and outmaneuver the dangerous killer in her pursuit of justice. Throughout the film, Clarice must overcome her own personal demons while also trying to understand the twisted mind of the elusive killer. The Silence of the Lambs not only delivers an unforgettable story, but also has become a classic in the horror and psychological thriller genres.

Requiem for a Dream (2000)

Requiem for a Dream
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Darren Aronofsky, starring Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly, Marlon Wayans
Rated R

Requiem for a Dream is a 2000 psychological drama film directed by Darren Aronofsky. The film follows the lives of four people, Harry, Marion, Sara, and Tyrone, living in Brooklyn, New York, and their struggle with drug addiction and its consequences. Harry and Marion long for a better life and are desperate to make their dreams come true. They become addicted to drugs and embark on a journey of self-destruction. Meanwhile, Sara, Harry’s mother, becomes obsessed with making it onto a television show. As their addictions worsen, their lives begin to unravel, leading to devastating consequences. The film portrays the harsh realities of drug addiction and its devastating effects on people’s lives.

Deliverance (1972)

Deliverance
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From John Boorman, starring Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty, Ronny Cox
Rated R

Deliverance is an American adventure-drama film directed by John Boorman and starring Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty, and Ronny Cox. The film follows four city dwellers on a weekend canoe trip, who are confronted with danger and unexpected challenges in the form of nature and the locals. Along the way, the men learn about one another and themselves as they battle the elements and the hostility of their surroundings. The film is a gripping survival tale and an exploration of masculinity and male friendship.

13 Assassins (2010)

13 Assassins
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Takashi Miike, starring Kôji Yakusho, Takayuki Yamada, Yûsuke Iseya, Ikki Sawamura
Rated R

13 Assassins is a 2010 Japanese jidaigeki period-action drama film directed by Takashi Miike. The film is a remake of Eiichi Kudo's 1963 Japanese classic of the same name, and tells the story of a group of elite samurai who are enlisted to bring down an evil lord who is rampaging through 1840s Japan. The group of thirteen assassins, led by Shinzaemon Shimada, must battle through an army of over 200 men in order to carry out their mission. Along the way, they must overcome their own personal differences as well as strategic obstacles in order to succeed. Through their journey, the assassins are able to show courage, loyalty and honor as they take on their ultimate task. In the end, the film is a powerful tribute to the samurai spirit, and a thrilling action-packed adventure.

The Woodsman (2004)

The Woodsman
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Nicole Kassell, starring Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgwick, Yasiin Bey, David Alan Grier
Rated R

The Mist (2007)

The Mist
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Frank Darabont, starring Thomas Jane, Marcia Gay Harden, Laurie Holden, Andre Braugher
Rated R

Titus (1999)

Titus
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Julie Taymor, starring Anthony Hopkins, Jessica Lange, Osheen Jones, Dario D'Ambrosi
Rated R

Hard Candy (2005)

Hard Candy
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From David Slade, starring Patrick Wilson, Elliot Page, Sandra Oh, Odessa Rae
Rated R

Orphan (2009)

Orphan
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Jaume Collet-Serra, starring Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard, Isabelle Fuhrman, CCH Pounder
Rated R

Three... Extremes (2004)

Three... Extremes
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Fruit Chan, Park Chan-wook, Takashi Miike, starring Bai Ling, Lee Byung-hun, Kyoko Hasegawa, Pauline Lau
Rated R

Eden Lake (2008)

Eden Lake
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From James Watkins, starring Kelly Reilly, Michael Fassbender, Tara Ellis, Jack O'Connell
Rated R

The Devil's Rejects (2005)

The Devil's Rejects
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Rob Zombie, starring Sid Haig, Sheri Moon Zombie, Bill Moseley, William Forsythe
Rated R

8MM (1999)

8MM
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Joel Schumacher, starring Nicolas Cage, Joaquin Phoenix, James Gandolfini, Peter Stormare
Rated R

Session 9 (2001)

Session 9
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Brad Anderson, starring David Caruso, Stephen Gevedon, Paul Guilfoyle, Josh Lucas
Rated R

Compliance (2012)

Compliance
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Craig Zobel, starring Ann Dowd, Dreama Walker, Pat Healy, Bill Camp
Rated R

The Rite (2011)

The Rite
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Mikael Håfström, starring Colin O'Donoghue, Anthony Hopkins, Ciarán Hinds, Alice Braga
Rated PG-13

After.Life (2009)

After.Life
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Agnieszka Wojtowicz-Vosloo, starring Christina Ricci, Liam Neeson, Justin Long, Chandler Canterbury
Rated R

House of Wax (2005)

House of Wax
★★★★
★★★★
2.2 out of 4 stars

From Jaume Collet-Serra, starring Chad Michael Murray, Paris Hilton, Elisha Cuthbert, Brian Van Holt
Rated R

 



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