Dark & Disturbing Films

A Listmania! list by Steve M.
 
John Carpenter's The Thing [DVD] [1982]
1.  John Carpenter's The Thing [DVD] [1982] DVD ~ Kurt Russell
The list author says:
  "Stomach-turning effects from Rob Bottin and an ever-mounting feeling of dread makes this a classic. One of John Carpenter's best, it looks great on DVD and has some decent special features."
£3.99   Used & New from: £0.88
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (317 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Ring / Ring 2 / Ring 0 (DVD) (Triple Pack) [1996]
2.  Ring / Ring 2 / Ring 0 (DVD) (Triple Pack) [1996] DVD ~ Nanako Matsushima
The list author says:
  "All the Ring films in one set, remastered and with some nice extras. They really deserve to be seen."
£7.99   Used & New from: £4.88
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

Brazil [1985] [DVD]
3.  Brazil [1985] [DVD] DVD ~ Jonathan Pryce
The list author says:
  "A bitterly dark comedy from Terry Gilliam set in a dystopian future borrowed from George Orwell. An underrated masterpiece, now available on DVD."
£3.99   Used & New from: £0.73
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (132 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Donnie Darko [DVD] [2002]
4.  Donnie Darko [DVD] [2002] DVD ~ Jake Gyllenhaal
The list author says:
  "Great atmosphere, great music; Jake Gyllenhaal slowly peels away from reality, guided by a large psycho rabbit."
£1.48   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (386 customer reviews)

The Shining [DVD] [1980]
5.  The Shining [DVD] [1980] DVD ~ Jack Nicholson
The list author says:
  "Some people love it, some people hate it. Jack Nicholson is clearly enjoying himself as he chews up the scenery in one of his trademark roles."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (321 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

The Others (2 Disc Collectors Edition) [DVD] [2001]
6.  The Others (2 Disc Collectors Edition) [DVD] [2001] DVD ~ Nicole Kidman
The list author says:
  "A tremendous film in the old style - very few fancy special effects, but the suspense rises inexorably to a shocking conclusion."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (171 customer reviews)

House On Haunted Hill [DVD] [1999]
7.  House On Haunted Hill [DVD] [1999] DVD ~ Geoffrey Rush
The list author says:
  "More tongue-in-cheek, this one - I was pleasantly surprised when I watched this revved-up remake of a Vincent Price classic."
£4.90   Used & New from: £0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (76 customer reviews)

Existenz [DVD] [1999]
8.  Existenz [DVD] [1999] DVD ~ Jude Law
The list author says:
  "A tense sci-fi thriller from David Cronenburg - more trademark body horror as the two characters struggle to survive a VR world in a VR world."
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)

In The Mouth Of Madness [VHS] [1995]
9.  In The Mouth Of Madness [VHS] [1995] VHS Sam Neill
The list author says:
  "Another tongue-in-cheek entry, this is a shlock-horror flick from John Carpenter, with plot elements taken from the pages of H. P. Lovecraft. Again, VHS only."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)

Alien Quadrilogy (9 Disc Complete Box Set) [DVD] [1979]
10.  Alien Quadrilogy (9 Disc Complete Box Set) [DVD] [1979] DVD ~ Sigourney Weaver
The list author says:
  "Absolute classics - the first and second movies are the best, but all four have their strengths. Excellent extras in this 9-disc set."
£28.69   Used & New from: £1.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (881 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

The Kingdom: Series One/Series Two [Region 1] [NTSC] [DVD] [US Import]
11.  The Kingdom: Series One/Series Two [Region 1] [NTSC] [DVD] [US Import] 
The list author says:
  "Lars von Trier's bizarre supernatural drama set in a hospital - darkly comic in places, with some pretty disturbing imagery. Looks like series 1 and 2 will now be available on DVD from January 2008."
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PI [DVD] [1999]
12.  PI [DVD] [1999] DVD ~ Sean Gullette
The list author says:
  "Seeping paranoia, this grainy black-and-white film watches Max Cohen (Sean Gullette) attempt to decipher the workings of the universe (and the name of God) through number theory. Grim ending."
£15.98   Used & New from: £0.94
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (70 customer reviews)

Tetsuo - The Iron Man [DVD] [1989]
13.  Tetsuo - The Iron Man [DVD] [1989] DVD ~ Kei Fujiwara
The list author says:
  "This punchy black-and-white film follows a man as his body slowly mutates into a machine."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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Tetsuo 2 - Body Hammer [DVD] [1991]
14.  Tetsuo 2 - Body Hammer [DVD] [1991] DVD ~ Tomoroh Taguchi
The list author says:
  "A sequel to Tetsuo, this has more of a storyline but the action is less concentrated."
£7.73   Used & New from: £1.13
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Mulholland Drive/Eraserhead/Lost Highway [DVD] [1997]
15.  Mulholland Drive/Eraserhead/Lost Highway [DVD] [1997] DVD ~ Naomi Watts
The list author says:
  "A triple-bill from David Lynch - chosen for Eraserhead, but this three-in-one pack is good value for Lynch fans."
£44.99   Used & New from: £1.98
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Jacob's Ladder [DVD] [1991]
16.  Jacob's Ladder [DVD] [1991] DVD ~ Tim Robbins
The list author says:
  "Jacob's Ladder tracks the course of Jacob Singer (Tim Robbins), a Vietnam veteran, through his very own personal hell."
£7.96   Used & New from: £0.97
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (89 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Seven - 2 Disc Set [DVD]
17.  Seven - 2 Disc Set [DVD] DVD ~ Brad Pitt
The list author says:
  "No comments needed here - Kevin Spacey sets your flesh crawling as the psychotic serial killer."
£2.69   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (283 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion