Top Body Horror Movies You Should Watch!

Top Body Horror Movies You Should Watch!

These top body horror films will make even the most veteran horror movie fans squirm just a bit. Most of these movies are for adults with a high level of gore to separate them from the rest of most films. Directors include John Carpenter, Ridley Scott, David Cronenberg, Clive Barker, Stuart Gordon, and Ken Russell. Trailers and necessary information are included for each movie below. Read the top body horror movies list below.

Top 10 Body Horror Movies

  1. Tetsuo, the Iron Man (1989)

    • Tetsuo, the Iron Man is an Asian horror film that was shot in black and white which fuses the human body with technology in a way that you cannot help but look away a few times which watching this film.

    • Tetsuo (1989)

      Directed by Shin'ya Tsukamoto

      AKA(s): Tetsuo, the Iron Man
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      Official Synopsis: A businessman accidentally kills The Metal Fetishist, who gets his revenge by slowly turning the man into a grotesque hybrid of flesh and rusty metal.
      Cast: Shin'ya Tsukamoto, Renji Ishibashi, Naomasa Musaka, Tomorowo Taguchi, Kei Fujiwara, Nobu Kanaoka, Tomorô Taguchi
      Genres: Horror, Sci-Fi

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  2. Naked Lunch (1991)

    • Peter Weller stars in Naked Lunch as an exterminator who begins hallucinating on the very chemicals that he uses during work. Giant sized bugs begin to order around and tell him his wife is no good along with many grotesque scenes involved one questionable typewriter.

    • Naked Lunch (1991)

      Directed by David Cronenberg

      AKA(s): David Cronenberg's Naked Lunch
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      Official Synopsis: After developing an addiction to the substance he uses to kill bugs, an exterminator accidentally murders his wife and becomes involved in a secret government plot being orchestrated by giant bugs in a port town in North Africa.
      Cast: Julian Richings, Ian Holm, Julian Sands, Roy Scheider, Robert A. Silverman, Nicholas Campbell, Peter Weller, Louis Ferreira, John Friesen, Sean McCann
      Genres: Drama

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  3. Altered States (1980)

    • William Hurt stars in Altered States as a university professor who experiments on himself resulting in the de-evolution of himself then further becoming a blob of mass.

    • Altered States (1980)

      Directed by Ken Russell

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      Official Synopsis: A Harvard scientist conducts experiments on himself with a hallucinatory drug and an isolation chamber that may be causing him to regress genetically.
      Cast: John Larroquette, Drew Barrymore, William Hurt, Francis X. McCarthy, Evan Richards, Bob Balaban, George Gaynes, Jack Murdock, Paul Larsson, Charles Haid
      Genres: Horror, Thriller, Drama, Sci-Fi, Fantasy

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  4. Dead Ringers (1988)

    • Jeremy Irons stars as twin doctors in Dead Ringers which is all around creepy and gross. The doctors botch surgeries on their clients and then the two become involved with one woman.

    • Dead Ringers (1988)

      Directed by David Cronenberg

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      Official Synopsis: Twin gynecologists take full advantage of the fact that nobody can tell them apart, until their relationship begins to deteriorate over a woman.
      Cast: David Cronenberg, Barbara Gordon, Jeremy Irons, Denis Akiyama, Damir Andrei, Stephen Lack, Murray Cruchley, Hadley Kay, David Hughes, Heidi von Palleske
      Genres: Horror, Thriller, Drama

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  5. Re-Animator (1985)

    • Re-Animator features star Jeffrey Combs as a doctor who re-animates the dead, but they come back as zombies, oops.

    • Re-Animator (1985)

      Directed by Stuart Gordon

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      Official Synopsis: A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus.
      Cast: Jeffrey Combs, Barbara Crampton, Gerry Black, Bruce Abbott, David Gale, Peter Kent, Greg Robbins, Al Berry, James Ellis, James Earl Cathay
      Genres: Horror, Sci-Fi, Comedy

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  6. Videodrome (1983)

    • Videodrome is riddled with disgusting body scenes that are also a treat for a film from the 80’s.

    • Videodrome (1983)

      Directed by David Cronenberg

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      Official Synopsis: A sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a very unusual fashion when he acquires a new kind of programming for his station.
      Cast: David Cronenberg, James Woods, Peter Dvorsky, Kay Hawtrey, Leslie Carlson, Jayne Eastwood, Sam Malkin, David Bolt, Debbie Harry, Lally Cadeau
      Genres: Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi, Mystery

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  7. Hellraiser (1987)

  8. Alien (1979)

  9. The Thing (1982)

  10. The Fly (1986)

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