Some of the Most Disturbing Movies of 2000s
Dir: Michael Haneke
Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Juliette Binoche, Maurice Bénichou, Annie Girardot
A married couple is terrorized by a series of surveillance videotapes left on their front porch.
Dir: Lars von Trier
Stars: Willem Dafoe, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Storm Acheche Sahlstrøm
A grieving couple retreat to their cabin in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. But nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.
Lilya 4-Ever (2002)
Dir: Lukas Moodysson
Stars: Oksana Akinshina, Artyom Bogucharskiy, Pavel Ponomaryov, Lyubov Agapova
Sixteen-year-old Lilja and her only friend, the young boy Volodja, live in Estonia, fantasizing about a better life. One day, Lilja falls in love with Andrej, who is going to Sweden, and invites Lilja to come along and start a new life.
7 Days (2010)
Dir: Daniel Grou
Stars: Claude Legault, Rémy Girard, Martin Dubreuil, Fanny Mallette
A doctor seeks revenge by kidnapping, torturing and killing the man who raped and murdered his young daughter.
Dir: David Schwimmer
Stars: Clive Owen, Catherine Keener, Liana Liberato, Jason Clarke
A teenage girl is targeted by an online sexual predator.
In Her Skin (2009)
Dir: Simone North
Stars: Guy Pearce, Miranda Otto, Ruth Bradley, Sam Neill
Tale of a 15-year-old Australian girl who goes missing.
13 Tzameti (2005)
Dir: Géla Babluani
Stars: George Babluani, Aurélien Recoing, Pascal Bongard, Fred Ulysse
Sebastian, a young man, has decided to follow instructions intended for someone else, without knowing where they will take him.
Dir: Antonio Campos
Stars: Ezra Miller, Jeremy Allen White, Emory Cohen, Michael Stuhlbarg
An Internet-addicted prep-school student captures on video camera the drug overdose of two girls.
Dir: Gaspar Noé
Stars: Monica Bellucci, Vincent Cassel, Albert Dupontel, Jo Prestia
Events over the course of one traumatic night in Paris unfold in reverse-chronological order as the beautiful Alex is brutally raped and beaten by a stranger in the underpass.
Dir: Pascal Laugier
Stars: Morjana Alaoui, Mylène Jampanoï, Catherine Bégin, Robert Toupin
A young woman’s quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.