Yeah, sorry, we really won’t be including Cats in this list. That movie, to be sure, was terrifying, and we’ve written a lot to cope with the trauma (that was its obsession with cat buttholes). However, here we’re actually focusing on deeply disturbing movies. Let’s put it like this: do you ever feel like watching a movie that really messes you up? We’re not only talking about horror movies. Sure, we’ve proven over and over that we love horror, and if you still haven’t seen X, get to it. But no, we’re referring to disturbing movies as a genre in itself.

Indeed, in this Pictofact we’re talking about the sort of movies one wants to see when one wants to get really depressed (hey, some of us have that sort of trusting relation to cinema, don’t judge). We’re discussing disturbing, unsettling, day-ruining movies. Some belong to the horror genre, while others are dramas or psychological thrillers. Some are American, some are from Countries with Subtitles. In every single case, however, they’re the sort of movies that’ll leave staring blankly at the horizon for a while. So next time you’re in the mood for that sort of movie? Cracked’s got you covered, baby. Oh, and also if you’re still interested in cat buttholes.

A Map of the World

Disturbing Movies 1999, United States Dir. Scott Elliott A Map of the World Remember the depressing ending to Requiem for a Dream? Now imagine that as an entire movie. Sigourney Weaver plays a mother who gets distracted for a few minutes and becomes responsible for the death of a friend's child. Then things get bad. CRACKED.COM

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Disturbing CATE FEMME A DISPARU LYA 3 ANS 1988, Netherlands Dir. George Sluizer Spoorloos Rex becomes obsessed with the sudden disappearance of his girlfriend. Не eventually gets contacted by the kidnapper, but trust us, he shouldn't have chased the truth. CRACKED.COM

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The Piano Teacher

Disturbing Movies 2001, France/Austria/Germany Dir. Michael Haneke The Piano Teacher Isabelle Huppert plays a repressed woman who lives with her overbearing mother. But she also has some disturbing sexual fantasies, and when she hooks up with a student, they soon get out of hand. CRACKED.COM

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Disturbing Movies 2007, France Dir. Alexandre Bustillo & Julien Maury Inside A relentlessly brutal and bloody horror flick about a pregnant woman suffering from a home invasion. Not awful enough? The invader wants to take her baby. So yeah, gory body horror ensues. CRACKED.COM

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I Saw the Devil

Disturbing Movies 2010, South Korea Dir. Kim Jee-woon I Saw the Devil A serial killer brutally murders a woman. Her boyfriend, a government agent, gets revenge not by killing him (that would be too easy), but by stalking and torturing him in increasingly violent ways. The feedback loop of escalating violence gets wild. CRACKED.COM

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