We discuss 10 movies like I Spit on Your Grave you must watch. Add these well-recommended and highly-rated films to your watch list.
I Spit on Your Grave is the 2010 horror-thriller film that turned into a fan-favorite franchise. Starring Sarah Butler, Rodney Eastman, and Chad Lindberg, the film has a runtime of one hour and forty-eight minutes and is a remake of the 1979 controversial cult classic.
The story surrounds a young writer called Jennifer, who rents a cabin isolated in the country. The peace and quiet is the perfect setting for her to write her next novel, that is, until she is raped and tortured by a local gang of thugs, leaving her for dead. Jennifer returns for vengeance, trapping the men one by one, causing them intense pain.
This is one hell of a feminist vengeance film — it’s gory, bloody, and filled with intense drama. If you enjoyed this film, here is a list of ten others you should watch.
10 Movies like I Spit on Your Grave
The Last House on the Left (1972)
This film centers around horror and exploitation. Two teenagers called Mari and Phyllis are tortured by a gang of escaped convicts and killed in the woods. The gang does not realize they are near Mari’s house, and when they pose as salesmen are taken in by Mari’s mother and father, who plot serious revenge.
I’ll Never Die Alone (2008)
This Spanish horror-thriller is violent and gruesome. Set in the outback remote La Plata region, a group of merciless women carry out revenge on men who have raped them. Similar to I Spit on Your Grave, this story is about vengeance and personal justice after surviving sexual abuse.
Hostel: Part III (2011)
Similar to I Spit on Your Grave, the Hostel films are a gory, violent franchise with themes of survival, torture, kidnapping, and murder. Set in Las Vegas, the film centers on a man who attends his best friend’s bachelor party, unaware of an insidious agenda that plays into hunting humans.
The Seasoning House (2012)
The Seasoning House is where young girls are prostituted by the military. One orphaned deaf mute is enslaved to care for them, and she moves between the walls and crawl spaces, planning her escape and brutal revenge. Similar to I Spit on Your Grave, this film has themes of violence towards women, kidnapping, and revenge.
The Executioners (2018)
This horror thriller surrounds four female friends who spend the night in a mansion, and three men break in and cruelly attack them. Just like I Spit on Your Grave, these survivors relish the violence that they suffered.
Eden Lake (2008)
Eden Lake is a tense horror-thriller film about modern youth gone wild. Jenny, a teacher, and her boyfriend, Steve, head to a lake to spend a peaceful weekend, but their romantic weekend is ruined by a group of aggressive local kids. Not as violent as other suggestions on this list, but it’s a great film to watch.
The Girl Next Door (2007)
This film is based on Jack Ketchum’s 1989 novel of the same name, which was inspired by the real-life murder of Sylvia Likens, to whom the movie is dedicated. A young teenage girl is subject to abuse at the hands of her caretaker, who even encourages the neighborhood boys to torment her.
Similar to I Spit on Your Grave, this film has themes of violence towards women, torture, and survival.
Similar to I Spit on Your Grave, this film is about an abused woman getting revenge on the men who hurt her. Jen is on a romantic getaway with her wealthy boyfriend when two of his sleazy friends turn up and turn on Jen. Thinking she’s dead, they’re in for a shock when she survives and plots her revenge.
The Hills Have Eyes (2006)
This horror-thriller film is based on Wes Craven’s 1977 suspenseful cult classic. The Hills Have Eyes tells the story of a family road trip that goes horribly wrong when the travelers become stranded in a government atomic zone and attacked by psychotic cannibals.
This film is about survival and has themes similar to I Spit on Your Grave, which include violence, abduction, and abuse.
Even Lambs Have Teeth (2015)
Two best friends, Sloane and Katie, are abducted by a family of vile psychopaths and are forced to endure days of torture. When they escape, the two women enact violent revenge against their sadistic captors. This film has a short runtime of one hour twenty minutes, so it is a great quick horror watch.
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