15 Of The Most Controversial And Disturbing Movies In Cinema History [Imágenes explícitas]

Although the horrors of reality always surpass the horrors of fiction, the truth is that there are a handful of movies that have made history for being especially perverse and disturbing.

Masterpieces by great directors like Larry Clark, stanley kubrick, lars vontrier either michael haneke who have dived into the darkest and most twisted side of the human being and who have put their plots at the service of scenes that have been impossible for us to erase from our minds.

Although most of the films that make up this list that we propose are to be seen only once due to the harshness of their proposals, we assure you that they are a must-view for all lovers of strong emotions, but above all for all lovers of cinema in each of its forms and manifestations.

Requiem for a Dream (Darren Aronofsky, 2000)

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Of all the uncomfortable and claustrophobic tapes that populate the filmography of darren, Requiem for a Dream It is the one that we highlight for its aesthetics, its soundtrack and the harshness that it uses when narrating the descent (without brakes) into the hell of drugs and prostitution of three young people lost and disenchanted with their realities.

Saló or the 120 days of Sodom (Pier Paolo Pasolini, 1975)

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Pier Paolo Pasolini He was one of the most revolutionary and visionary filmmakers in the history of cinema. rolled Saló or the 120 days of Sodom based on a work of Marquis de Sade and adapting it to post-World War II Italy.

This violent, cruel and unspeakable metaphor for fascism, consumerism and the miseries of capitalism continues to be one of the most disturbing titles ever filmed.

Funny Games (Michael Haneke, 1997)

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the austrian universe michael haneke dissects society and its scourges from the devastating point of view of violence. In Funny Games (film that he shot in its Austrian version and in a later remake American) made a perverse study on evil for pleasure and laid the foundations of that film subgenre described as home invasion.

martyrs (Pascal Laugier, 2008)

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At the beginning of the 2000s, there was a wave of French cinema with a marked character gore Y torture. From among that bloody and shameless trend, martyrs It was a gem that not only generated controversy due to its scenes of explicit violence to the extreme, but also raised blisters due to the criticism it made about religious fanaticism and faith.

A Clockwork Orange (Stanley Kubrick, 1971)

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What is probably the most iconic movie of kubrick (with permission from the rest of his filmography) starred a very aggressive young man who was the head of the drugo gang. These sociopaths and psychopaths gave free rein to their disgusting instincts to the rhythm of the ninth symphony of bethoveen proving that violence can be beautiful.

A Serbian Film (Srdjan Spasojevic, 2010)

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Though Srdjan Spasojevic Y Aleksandar Radivojevicdirector and screenwriter of this aberration, declared that the main objective was to criticize the politically correct films that were being made in their country, despite the fact that the social reality was terrible, the truth is that the tape is a festival of perversions of all kinds that few have seen.

The Human Centipede: First Sequence (Tom Six, 2009)

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In this crazy horror film, the title is the first explicit thing that the viewer encounters because the plot is dedicated solely and exclusively to displeasing the audience with the experiment of a mad doctor who kidnaps people to create a centipede of humans and humans. United and united by… You better see her.

À l’intérieur (Alexandre Bustillo, 2007)

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From the previously mentioned wave of gory and sophisticated French cinema, we also rescue this home invasion wild and insane in which a woman with a desire for revenge and to be a mother assaults the house of another with the intention of stealing her son. An important detail is that the child has not yet been born. The end of the tape caused mass escapes from the rooms.

Cannibal holocaust (Ruggero Deodato, 1980)

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The pioneer of another subgenre such as the found footage and that includes all those movies that play with the idea that the material we are watching is real was the cult film Cannibal holocaust. Perhaps the thought that the atrocities we saw had actually happened was what turned our stomachs beyond belief.

Irreversible (Gaspar Noe, 2002)

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All that audience that has a predilection and tendency for disruptive, provocative and controversial filmmakers, has among its weaknesses gaspar noah. His excessive and schizophrenic cinema full of light and color presents a background as black and disturbing as the real-time rape scene of Bellucci in Irreversible.

The last Tango in Paris (Bernardo Bertolucci, 1972)

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The most famous movie bertolucci It ended up going down in history for reasons other than its quality. Her sexual scenes made her an icon since its premiere. The most famous of these included butter as a lubricant, but it was back in the news recently when Maria Schneider confessed that Brandon Y bertolucci they colluded to film a rape that was real.

Kids (Larry Clark, 1995)

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Kids of Larry Clark became a phenomenon in the mid-90s for truthfully and crudely showing the reality full of sex, drugs and alcohol of a group of adolescents played by non-professional actors and actresses who ended up becoming broken toys that did not know how to manage their fleeting fame.

Passion of Christ (Mel Gibson, 2004)

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Mel Gibson did not run into the Church, in fact the entire Vatican and its parishioners applauded the filmic feat of showing so faithfully and graphically the suffering of Jesus in his last days. The cinematic ecstasy of gibson It remains today as one of the most intense and gruesome experiences that we have been able to live in a cinema.

antichrist (Lars Von Trier, 2009)

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Although of the race of the Danish lars vontrier any of his random movies would not have been out of place on this list, antichrist It was the one that caused more rivers of ink to flow for attacking the issue of loss and motherhood from the most absolute misogyny and for a couple of scenes of mutilation that it is better to forget.

Canine (Yorgos Lanthimos, 2009)

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the greek Yorgos Lanthimos uses his original and poignant point of view to put us in front of our shit starting from the base of the most bizarre dystopias and the most transgressive fables. In addition, he makes very intelligent use of black humor to relieve us a bit of the traffic that watching each of his films entails. Canine set all the precedents.

15 Of The Most Controversial And Disturbing Movies In Cinema History [Imágenes explícitas]