List of 5 most disturbing and goriest movies ever as 'Infinity Pool' set to release on Jan 27

List of 5 most disturbing and goriest movies ever as 'Infinity Pool' set to release on Jan 27
Infinity Pool is set to release in US on January 27 ( Neon screenshot/ YouTube)

SIBENIK, CROATIA: Brandon Cronenberg's 'Infinity Pool' will be released on Friday, January 27. The film distributed by Neon and Topic Studios is executive produced by Michael Bloom with Jeff Deutchman. The movie will detail how the life of a couple James and Em Foster changes after their getaway to a remote island. 

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According to Collider, the movie was initially given an NC-17 rating by the MPA. However, it was then appealed by Neon. The appeal was turned down, resulting in the film being re-edited to achieve an R rating. Viewers are anticipating a thrilling horror movie as they await the release of 'Infinity Pool'. Meanwhile, check out five movies that were the most disturbing, controversial, and scary movies around the globe. 

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Cannibal Holocaust

'Cannibal Holocaust' was released in 1980 and it is an Italian movie. The movie is directed by Ruggero Deodato and written by Gianfranco Clerici which is starred by Robert Kerman. The movie revolves around how a group of filmmakers goes missing in the amazon forests and then Harold Monroe, an anthropologist at New York University, agrees to lead a rescue mission in hopes of finding the missing filmmakers.

Cannibal Holocaust is an Italian movie (IMDB)
Cannibal Holocaust is an Italian movie (IMDB)

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According to Variety, this movie is considered to be one of the goriest movies of all time and it is considered the first movie to use found footage. It was banned in several countries due to its graphic depictions of violence, sexual assault, and animal cruelty. Deodato was also arrested on obscenity charges after the movie. 

August Underground

'August Underground' was directed by Fred Vogel and written by Vogel and Allen Peters. The movie was released in 2001 and documents the life of a serial killer. It has two sequels including 'August Underground's Mordum' in 2003, and 'August Underground's Penance' in 2007. 'August Underground' depicts two serial killers going on a murderous rampage as one films the outcome from behind a video camera.

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August Underground was released in 2001 (IMDB)
August Underground was released in 2001 (IMDB)

'August Underground' is filmed in an intentionally amateurish found footage style and carries gory visuals, including raping a woman. The movie was banned in countries like New Zealand due to the "promotion and supporting of sexual violence, torture, extreme cruelty and the use of excrement in association with degrading and dehumanizing contact," as per rating-system fandom.

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Cannibal Ferox

'Cannibal Ferox' which is also called 'Make Them Die Slowly is an Italian cannibal exploitation horror film written and directed by Umberto Lenzi in 1981. The movie is claimed to have been banned in 30 more countries.

Cannibal Ferox is one of the movies that was banned in more than 30 countries ( IMDB)
Cannibal Ferox is one of the movies that was banned in more than 30 countries ( IMDB)

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The film depicts the story of siblings Rudy and Gloria who are traveling to rainforests to explore the concept of cannibalism and was banned across countries for its transgressive imagery and scenes of real animal torture and slaughter. 

A Serbian Film 

'A Serbian Film' is a 2010 movie directed by Srđan Spasojević. It was his debut as a director. The movie was co-written by Spasojevic with Aleksandar Radivojević. 'A Serbian Film' narrates the story of a struggling pornstar who agrees to participate in an "art film." However, he later realizes that he has been dragged into a film that deals with pedophilic and necrophilic themes.

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A Serbian Film was launched in 2010 (IMDB)
A Serbian Film was launched in 2010 (IMDB)

The controversial movie had elements of bloodshed, sexual violence, and child abuse. This eventually led the movie to be banned across several countries including Spain, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, and Norway. It is widely regarded by many as the most disturbing movie of all time, as per Wikipedia. 

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The Texas Chain Saw Massacre 

'The Texas Chain Saw Massacre' is a 1974 horror film produced and directed by Tobe Hooper. The film details the story of five friends who decided to visit the grave of a grandfather. However, on the way, they saw a deserted house where a sinister person was seen with a chainsaw.

The film was banned in some major countries including Germany (IMDB)
The film was banned in some major countries including Germany (IMDB)

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The film had many violence-driven and gory scenes. According to The culture trip.com, this is a horror masterpiece that remains one of the most popular and successful films from within the genre. Meanwhile, the movie was banned for many years in West Germany, Singapore and several Scandinavian countries due to its high levels of violence and cruelty.

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