B.J. Novak’s Vengeance has received excellent reviews for its original concept and dark comedy, but it’s one of those films that could never fully catch on with the general public since the same qualities that make it wonderful also make it difficult to promote. Dark-themed, violent, and vengeful films are horrifying and difficult to see; as a result, it can be difficult to suggest them. The 10 Most Re-watchable Movies that fit this genre are listed below. Reddit users cast their votes. Have a look at that.
1. American Psycho (2000)
Director- Mary Haron
Patrick Bateman, a charming young urban professional who leads a double life as a horrifying serial killer in New York City in 1987, is a gorgeous young urban professional. The secretary, coworker, mistress, fiance, and detective all play roles in the play. A man can become a monster for a variety of reasons, as this stinging, sardonic comedy explores.
2. Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
Director- Stanley Kubrick
William Harford embarks on a night of sexual adventure after his wife, Alice, confides in him about her sexual dreams. After a few encounters that didn’t go well, he runs into an old friend, Nick Nightingale, who is now a musician and tells him about odd sex parties where he has to play the piano while blindfolded. The women are all young and attractive, while the men are all dressed up and wearing masks. Harford finds a suitable costume and leaves for the celebration. But when he gets there, someone who recognises him despite the mask warns him that he is in grave danger. He succeeds in escaping, but the threats turn out to be really serious and dangerous.
3. Sleeping Beauty (1959)
Director(s)- Wolfgang Reitherman, Clyde Geronimi, Eric Larson, Les Clark
Three amiable fairies present Aurora with presents as the realm celebrates the birth of the princess. But when the evil witch Maleficent shows along, the party is cut short. She casts a spell on the princess that causes her to stab her finger on a spinning wheel and fall into a deep sleep, but the enchantment is broken when she receives the kiss of her true love. The fairies adopt Aurora and raise her there in the forest while remaining secure, desperate to protect her from Maleficent’s plan. The fairies learn that Prince Phillip is Aurora’s fiancé when she develops feelings for a mysterious man. If Phillip is to fulfil true love’s kiss and end Maleficent’s enchantment, the fairies and Phillip must battle Maleficent and a gigantic dragon when Aurora enters her cursed sleep.
4. Dark City (1998)
Director- Alex Proyas
A dead prostitute is in the room when John Murdoch, a man, wakes up in the bathroom of his hotel room with no memory—not even of his own name. He gets a call from Doctor Schreber warning him that some individuals are coming for him and that he needs to leave right away. He runs away, making himself the main suspect in a string of murders of prostitutes. When Murdoch’s wife, Emma, reports him missing, Inspector Frank Bumstead is on the investigation and is interested. The pursuit of Murdoch by some odd individuals with unique abilities is evident in the interim.
5. Freddy Got Fingered (2001)
Director- Tom Green
Gord Brody, played by Tom Green, is a slacker with ambitions to work as an animator for children’s television. He is made to return home with his parents but then stays put. Along the way, he engages in a variety of sexual acts with farm animals, licks raw flesh wounds, accuses his father of abusing his brother, goes scuba diving in a toilet, plays an organ with numerous sausages hung in midair, and does a tonne of other offensive, revolting, and bizarre things.
6. Blue Velvet (1986)
Director- David Lynch
As the horrifying finding of a severed human ear covered in ants haunts the curious college student Jeffrey Beaumont, something weird is happening in the idyllic suburban village of Lumberton, North Carolina. But where is the body’s remaining portion? Above all, who might be the proprietor of the startling discovery? When Detective John Williams of the local police force refuses to reveal important evidence and Jeffrey is unable to provide an adequate response to these uncomfortable concerns, he joins Williams’ attractive daughter Sandy on an exciting but risky expedition to discover the truth. The two are now increasingly entangled in the dismal, dimly illuminated world of Dorothy Vallens, a disturbed cabaret singer with a velvet voice, and Frank Booth, her gas-huffing, drug-dealing schizophrenic beau.
7. Pig (2021)
Director- Michael Sarnoski
The reclusive, contemplative hermit Rob, whose sole contact with the outside world is through Portland businessman Amir, has discovered peace deep within the Oregonian forests and a special kinship with his single companion: his pet truffle-hunting pig. Rob, who has grown weary of dealing with the intense anguish of ongoing grief, relies on a straightforward daily schedule to maintain his dignity, self-respect, and sanity. Rob is completely oblivious that he has already attracted unwanted attention. Now that his best friend is missing, he knows that getting even by taking retribution. Unbearable Rob only wants his pig back, as weird as that may sound, and he will journey to the ends of the earth to retrieve her.
8. Mother! (2017)
Director- Darren Aronofsky
A couple has hidden themselves away in a remote home that was recently burned down and lovingly renovated by the devoted wife, in the middle of a wild flat meadow bordered by an Edenic lush forest. The once-famous middle-aged poet spouse is eager to produce his masterpiece in this secure setting, but he is unable to shake the chronic creative block that plagues him. A knock on the door, a mysterious late-night visitor, and his nosy wife will then abruptly appear, igniting the writer’s sluggish imagination. The more turbulence he allows into his haven, the better for his dented masculine ego, he slowly realises, much to the amazement of his confused wife.
9. Titane (2021)
Director- Julia Ducournau
Alexia has been coping with a high-purity, medical-grade titanium alloy implant that gets firmly implant to her skull ever since that terrible vehicle accident that almost took her life. However, almost ten years later, after undergoing major cranioplasty, instead of being turned off by vehicles, Alexia has grown fetishistic in her fascination with them. She is now a silently violent go-go dancer at underground auto shows. The grieving father, fire chief Vincent, suddenly reunites with his long-lost son, Adrien, who has been missing for ten years, during the terrorising spate of gruesome murders that have been plaguing the city. Yet humans evolve through time.
10. The House That Jack Built (2018)
Director- Lars von Trier
Unseen, mysterious friend Verge listens to disturbed Jack, a vicious serial killer and failing architect, muse on his existence as he recounts his 12-year reign of terror. Jack uses five pivotal, randomly selected events from his busy, bloody life to show the significance of his systematic atrocities. He makes care to include every last detail of his complex, repulsive killings. But in Jack’s view, these horrifying murders are masterpieces.
From “American Psycho” to “The House That Jack Built,” we made a list of the most re-watchable movies, according to Reddit. Comment your favorite movie below.