Movies like The Human Centipede 2009

During a stopover in Germany in the middle of a carefree road trip through Europe, two American girls find themselves alone at night when their car breaks down in the woods. Searching for help at a nearby villa, they are wooed into the clutches of a deranged retired surgeon who explains his mad scientific vision to his captives' utter horror. They are to be the subjects of his sick lifetime fantasy: to be the first to connect people, one to the next, and in doing so bring to life "the human centipede."

If you already watched and love The Human Centipede, you will love these. Below is the list of movies similar to The Human Centipede.

1 My Bloody Valentine 2009

Ten years ago, a tragedy changed the town of Harmony forever. Tom Hanniger, an inexperienced coal miner, caused an accident in the tunnels that trapped and killed five men and sent the only survivor, Harry Warden, into a permanent coma. But Harry Warden wanted revenge. Exactly one year later, on Valentine’s Day, he woke up…and brutally murdered twenty-two people with a pickaxe before being killed.

Genres:

Mystery, Horror

Director:

Patrick Lussier

Writers:

Todd Farmer (screenplay), Zane Smith (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.4

2 A Nightmare On Elm Street 2010

The film that brings back horror icon Freddy Krueger as a darker and more sinister character than ever before. While Freddy is on the prowl a group of teenagers being stalked soon learn they all have a common factor making them targets for this twisted killer.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Samuel Bayer

Writers:

Wesley Strick (screenplay), Eric Heisserer (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.2

3 Paranormal Activity 2007

Soon after moving into a suburban tract home, Katie and Micah become increasingly disturbed by what appears to be a supernatural presence. Hoping to capture evidence of it on film, they set up video cameras in the house but are not prepared for the terrifying events that follow.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery

Director:

Oren Peli

Writer:

Oren Peli

Country:

United States of America
6.3

4 Saw 2004

Obsessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged, sadistic serial killer abducts the morally wayward. Once captured, they must face impossible choices in a horrific game of survival. The victims must fight to win their lives back, or die trying...

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Crime

Director:

James Wan

Writers:

Leigh Whannell, James Wan (story) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.6

5 Hostel: Part III 2011

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.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Scott Spiegel

Writers:

Michael D. Weiss (as Michael Weiss), Eli Roth (characters)

Country:

United States of America
4.6

6 Drag Me To Hell 2009

After denying a woman the extension she needs to keep her home, loan officer Christine Brown sees her once-promising life take a startling turn for the worse. Christine is convinced she's been cursed by a Gypsy, but her boyfriend is skeptical. Her only hope seems to lie in a psychic who claims he can help her lift the curse and keep her soul from being dragged straight to hell.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Sam Raimi

Writers:

Sam Raimi, Ivan Raimi

Country:

United States of America
6.5

7 Devil 2010

A group of people are trapped in an elevator high above Philadelphia, and one of them is the devil.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

John Erick Dowdle

Writers:

Brian Nelson (screenplay), M. Night Shyamalan (story)

Country:

United States of America
6.2

8 I Spit On Your Grave 2010

Jennifer is a writer working on a new novel and, needing to get out of the city to finish it, hires a riverside apartment in upstate New York to finish her book—attracting the attention of a number of rowdy male locals.

Genres:

Thriller, Crime, Horror

Director:

Steven R. Monroe

Writers:

Adam Rockoff (screenplay) (as Stuart Morse), Meir Zarchi (based on the film by)

Country:

United States of America
6.3

9 Paranormal Activity 3 2011

In 1988, an entity begins to terrorize young sisters Katie and Kristi in this prequel to the 'Paranormal Activity' series.

Genre:

Horror

Writers:

Christopher Landon, Oren Peli (film "Paranormal Activity")

Country:

United States of America
5.8

10 The Final Destination 2009

After a young man's premonition of a deadly race-car crash helps saves the lives of his peers, Death sets out to collect those who evaded their end.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery

Director:

David R. Ellis

Writers:

Eric Bress, Jeffrey Reddick (characters)

Country:

United States of America
5.2

11 The Collection 2012

Arkin escapes with his life from the vicious grips of "The Collector" during an entrapment party where he adds beautiful Elena to his "Collection." Instead of recovering from the trauma, Arkin is suddenly abducted from the hospital by mercenaries hired by Elena's wealthy father. Arkin is blackmailed to team up with the mercenaries and track down The Collector's booby trapped warehouse and save Elena.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Marcus Dunstan

Country:

United States of America
6.1

12 Saw V 2008

Detective Hoffman is seemingly the last person alive to carry on the Jigsaw legacy. But when his secret is threatened, he must go on the hunt to eliminate all the loose ends.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller, Crime

Director:

David Hackl

Writers:

Patrick Melton (screenplay), Marcus Dunstan (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
5.8

13 V/h/s 2012

When a group of misfits is hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for.

Genres:

Thriller, Horror

Writers:

Brad Miska (concept), Simon Barrett | 10 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.8

14 The Poughkeepsie Tapes 2007

When hundreds of videotapes showing torture, murder and dismemberment are found in an abandoned house, they reveal a serial killer's decade-long reign of terror and become the most disturbing collection of evidence homicide detectives have ever seen.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

John Erick Dowdle

Writers:

Drew Dowdle (story), John Erick Dowdle

Country:

United States of America
6.1

15 The Human Centipede II 2011

Inspired by the fictional Dr. Heiter, disturbed loner Martin dreams of creating a 12-person centipede and sets out to realize his sick fantasy.

Genres:

Drama, Horror, Crime

Director:

Tom Six

Writer:

Tom Six

Countries:

United Kingdom, Netherlands
3.8

16 Orphan 2009

A married couple with a rocky past adopt 9-year old, Esther to fill the void created by a recently-stillborn baby. However, Esther is not quite who she seems.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller, Mystery

Director:

Jaume Collet-Serra

Writers:

David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick (screenplay) (as David Leslie Johnson), Alex Mace (story)

Countries:

Canada, France, Germany, United States of America
6.9

17 Insidious 2010

A family discovers that dark spirits have invaded their home after their son inexplicably falls into an endless sleep. When they reach out to a professional for help, they learn things are a lot more personal than they thought.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

James Wan

Writer:

Leigh Whannell

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
6.8

18 Rec 2007

A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery

Writers:

Jaume Balagueró (screenplay), Luiso Berdejo (screenplay) (as Luis Berdejo) | 1 more credit »

Country:

Spain
7.4

19 Let Me In 2010

A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian. A remake of the movie “Let The Right One In” which was an adaptation of a book.

Genres:

Drama, Horror, Mystery

Director:

Matt Reeves

Writers:

Matt Reeves (screenplay), John Ajvide Lindqvist (screenplay "Låt den rätte komma in") | 1 more credit »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7.1

20 Evil Dead 2013

Mia, a young woman struggling with sobriety, heads to a remote cabin with a group of friends where the discovery of a Book of the Dead unwittingly summon up dormant demons which possess the youngsters one-by-one.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Fede Alvarez

Writers:

Fede Alvarez (screenplay by), Rodo Sayagues (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.5

21 Would You Rather 2012

Desperate to help her ailing brother, a young woman agrees to compete in a deadly game of "Would You Rather", hosted by a sadistic aristocrat.

Genres:

Thriller, Horror

Director:

David Guy Levy

Country:

United States of America
5.7

22 Martyrs 2008

A young woman’s quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tortured her as a child leads her and her best friend, also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.

Genres:

Horror, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Pascal Laugier

Writer:

Pascal Laugier

Countries:

Canada, France
7.1

23 The Purge 2013

Given the country's overcrowded prisons, the U.S. government begins to allow 12-hour periods of time in which all illegal activity is legal. During one of these free-for-alls, a family must protect themselves from a home invasion.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Horror, Thriller

Director:

James DeMonaco

Writer:

James DeMonaco

Countries:

France, United States of America
5.7

24 A Serbian Film 2010

Milos, a retired porn star, leads a normal family life trying to make ends meet. Presented with the opportunity of a lifetime to financially support his family for the rest of their lives, Milos must participate in one last mysterious film. From then on, Milos is drawn into a maelstrom of unbelievable cruelty and mayhem.

Genres:

Crime, Horror, Thriller

Director:

Srdjan Spasojevic

Writers:

Aleksandar Radivojevic (screenplay), Srdjan Spasojevic (screenplay)

Country:

Serbia
5.1