Cannibal horror movies

List of the best cannibalistic horror movies selected by visitors to our site: Bloody Hell, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Bone Tomahawk, Delicatessen, Wrong Turn, Hannibal Rising, Invasion of the Flesh Hunters, Ravenous, Raw.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryAustralia, USA
PlotSurvival, Death, Chase
StyleTense, Serious, Disturbing

A man with a mysterious past flees the country to escape his own personal hell... only to arrive somewhere much worse. In an effort to survive this new horror, he turns to his personified conscience.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, musical
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersSerial killers, Killers, Cannibals, Judge, Hairdressers
PlaceCourt, England
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Fancy, Gloomy, Black humor

The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, comedy
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Cannibals, Friends
StyleTwisted plot, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

Five friends visiting their grandfather's house in the country are hunted and terrorized by a chain-saw wielding killer and his family of grave-robbing cannibals.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, drama, western
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersIndians, Killers, Cowboys, Cannibals, Warriors
PlotSurvival, Travel, Abduction, Death, Weapon
PlacePrison, Wild West
TimeDark ones
StyleAtmospheric, Heavy, Tense, Depressive

During a shootout in a saloon, Sheriff Hunt injures a suspicious stranger. One of the villagers takes care of him in prison. One day they both disappear – only the spear of a cannibal tribe is found. Hunt and a few of his men go in search of the prisoner and his nurse.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrehorror, comedy, drama, crime
CharactersCannibals, Clowns
StyleBlack humor

This bizarre surrealistic black comedy takes place in a small fictitious post-apocalyptic town where food is scarce and butcher Clapet has the macabre business of using human flesh to feed his customers. Yet when his daughter falls in love with his next slaughter victim things turn into chaos.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada
CharactersManiacs, Cannibals, Serial killers, Tourists, Friends
PlotSurvival, Friendship, Chase
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Chris crashes into a carload of other young people, and the group of stranded motorists is soon lost in the woods of West Virginia, where they're hunted by three cannibalistic mountain men who are grossly disfigured by generations of inbreeding.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, France, Italy
CharactersHorses, Serial killers, Cannibals, Cannibals
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Heavy, Serious

The story of the early, murderous roots of the cannibalistic killer, Hannibal Lecter – from his hard-scrabble Lithuanian childhood, where he witnesses the repulsive lengths to which hungry soldiers will go to satiate themselves, through his sojourn in France, where as a med student he hones his appetite for the kill.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryItaly, Spain
CharactersManiacs, Cannibals, Cannibals
PlotSurvival, Viruses

Released from captivity in Vietnam, two American Army officers return to civilian life and discover they have acquired an insatiable taste for human flesh. A city is terrorised... as they stalk the inhabitants to satisfy their primitive appetites.

Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, Mexico, USA, Czech Republic
CharactersCannibals, Military, Soldier, Cannibals
PlotSurvival, Chase, Snow
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Heavy, Tense

Upon receiving reports of missing persons at Fort Spencer, a remote Army outpost on the Western frontier, Capt. John Boyd investigates. After arriving at his new post, Boyd and his regiment aid a wounded frontiersman who recounts a horrifying tale of a wagon train murdered by its supposed guide -- a vicious U.S. Army colonel gone rogue. Fearing the worst, the regiment heads out into the wilderness to verify the gruesome claims.

Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium, Italy
CharactersDogs, Horses, Gay, Cannibals, Students
PlacePrison, School, Party

In Justine’s family everyone is a vet and a vegetarian. At 16, she’s a gifted teen ready to take on her first year in vet school, where her older sister also studies. There, she gets no time to settle: hazing starts right away. Justine is forced to eat raw meat for the first time in her life. Unexpected consequences emerge as her true self begins to form.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, adventure
CharactersCannibals, Amazons, Cannibals
PlotSurvival, Travel, Hostage
StyleHeavy, Tense, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A group of student activists travel from New York City to the Amazon to save the rainforest. However, once they arrive in this vast green landscape, they soon discover that they are not alone… and that no good deed goes unpunished.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, melodrama, drama
CharactersBlonde girls, Rabbits, Cannibals, Hermits, Mute
PlotAbduction, Motorcycles, Harem
PlaceDeserts, Mansions
TimePost apocalypse
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

In a desert wasteland in Texas, a muscled cannibal breaks one important rule: don’t play with your food.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, comedy
CharactersZombie, Teens, Serial killers, Cannibals
PlotRevenge, Death, Supernatural, Ghosts
PlaceSmall cities
StyleHeavy, Fancy, Black humor, Disturbing

On their way to Spring Break, college kids take a detour through an old Southern town. The people of Pleasant Valley insist the kids stay for their annual barbecue celebration... but instead of getting a taste of the old South, the old South gets a taste of them!

Genrehorror, thriller, comedy
CharactersManiacs, Cannibals
PlotDate, Sects

Frustrated by scrolling dating apps only to end up on lame, tedious dates, Noa takes a chance by giving her number to the awkwardly charming Steve after a produce-section meet-cute at the grocery store.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
CharactersMutant, Cannibals, Monsters, Girlfriends, Friends
PlotSurvival, Expeditions, Friendship, Death, Vacation
PlaceCaves, Closed Space
TimeDark ones
StyleWomens in main roles, Disturbing

After a tragic accident, six friends reunite for a caving expedition. Their adventure soon goes horribly wrong when a collapse traps them deep underground and they find themselves pursued by bloodthirsty creatures. As their friendships deteriorate, they find themselves in a desperate struggle to survive the creatures and each other.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryGermany, Luxembourg
PlotSurvival, Travel, Chase, Fear
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

In 2016 the sun has turned the entire world into a scorched and barren wasteland. The humans who have survived are either resourceful or violent, and sometimes both. Marie, her little sister Leonie, and best friend Phillip, are in a car headed to the mountains - rumor has it there is water there. Along the way they meet Tom, a first-rate mechanic. But can they trust him? Fraught with deep distrust, the group is lured into an ambush where their real battle for survival begins.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, comedy, detective
CountryCanada, USA

Michael is a young boy living in a typical 1950s suburbanite home... except for his bizarre and horrific nightmares, and continued unease around his parents. Young Michael begins to suspect his parents are cooking more than just hamburgers on the grill outside, but has trouble explaining his fears to his new-found friend Sheila, or the school's social worker.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Killers, Cannibals, Miners
PlotSurvival, Love triangle, Chase, Fear, Holidays
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, Party, USA, Small cities
StyleHeavy, Creepy, Disturbing

Twenty years ago in the sleepy mining town of Valentine Bluffs, a fatal mining disaster occurred on Valentine's Day while some of the crew was decorating for a party. The sole survivor of the accident killed the remaining crewmembers and warned the town not to celebrate Valentine's Day again. When a group of teenagers decides to defy that order, a murderous maniac in mining gear begins dispatching townsfolk in bloody and creative ways.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CharactersKillers, Cannibals, Family, Actors, Poor
PlotSurvival, Fight, Death, Supernatural, Missing people
TimePost apocalypse
StyleTense, Disturbing

In the aftermath of a nuclear disaster, a starving family find hope in a charismatic hotel owner. Lured by the prospect of a free dinner, they discover that the evening's entertainment blurs the lines between performance and reality. Will they wind up the spectators or the spectacle?

Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror, action
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Mutant, Cannibals, Pupils
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Death, Fear
PlaceMountains, Forest, USA
StyleExciting, Action, Tense

The film follows John Crenshaw as he accompanies his girlfriend and her students on a weekend nature-photography expedition deep into the woods. What should be an educational and fun-filled weekend turns into horror as the group is besieged by an unspeakable evil - a horde of hideously disfigured, mutated humans with an insatiable taste for blood. As things go from bad to worse, Crenshaw becomes their only hope if they are going to get out alive.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, action, comedy, melodrama, adventure
CharactersSnake, Cannibals, Heroes, Scientists, Losers
PlotSurvival, Friendship, Pursuit, Saving the World
PlaceJungle, College, California

The U.S. government, eager to protect the nation's avacado supplies, recruits feminist professor Margo Hunt to make contact with the Piranha Women, an all-female tribe who believe men are only good as a source of food. Accompanying Dr. Hunt on her trip are Jim, a guide of questionable competence, and Bunny, a student of unquestionable incompetence.

Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryFrance, Germany, Japan
CharactersVampire, Serial killers, Cannibals
PlaceFrance, Laboratory
StylePsychological problems, Heavy, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Two American newlyweds in Paris experience a love so strong, it almost devours them.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, thriller
PlotSurvival, Investigation
StyleHeavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Marcos Vela is a prestigious gastronomic journalist who accepts the request of an independent publisher to write an article on the recent emergence of the Clandestine Restaurants.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, adventure
CharactersZombie, Serial killers, Cannibals, Cannibals
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Revenge, Obsession
PlaceVillage, Jungle
StyleCreepy, Disturbing

Three friends out to disprove cannibalism meet two men on the run who tortured and enslaved a cannibal tribe to find emeralds, and now the tribe is out for revenge.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime
CharactersCannibals, Cannibals
PlotOn real events, Obsession, Mental disorders
StyleAction, Heavy, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

In Germany, as graduate student Katie Armstrong researches cannibal killer Oliver Hagen for her thesis, she becomes obsessed with her subject and ultimately plunges into a lifestyle similar to Hagen's and the thousands of people like him.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, drama
CountryHong Kong
CharactersCooks, Cannibals, Lovers, Housewives
StyleSmart, Fancy, Black humor, Creepy

A rich woman, Mrs. Li, is losing her attractiveness and longs for passion with her husband, who is having an affair with his younger and more attractive masseuse. In order to boost her image, she seeks out the help of Aunt Mei, a local chef. Mei cooks her some special dumplings which she claims to be effective for rejuvenation, but these dumplings hide a terrible secret.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy
CharactersSamurai, Cannibals
PlotDeath, Supernatural, Chase
PlaceVillage, Forest, Germany
StyleTense, Serious, Disturbing

A wolf strives through the woods around an isolated German village. Jakob the young local police officer is onto him, but scents something more in the darkness. What he finds is a man, it seems, wild eyed, of wiry build, in a dress. He carries a katana, a Samurai sword. When the Samurai invites Jakob to follow him on his crusade towards the village, it becomes Jakob's mission to pursue the lunatic to end this wanton destruction. At the end of the night Jakob has experienced too much, is too far from whom he once was. Something hidden has been unleashed to meet the first rays of daylight.

Markimdb: 3.2
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CharactersSerial killers, Cannibals, Old man, Reporters
StyleUnexpected ending

An attractive young woman is kidnapped, held captive and forced to endure the evils of one of the most violent homicidal maniacs in the city's history. "The Toolbox Killer" aka TBK. It is by her will, strength and her faith that she must survive, the ordeal. Her escape is almost hopeless. Unfortunately her situation only worsens when outside supernatural forces become more difficult to contend with than TBK.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Death
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleSerious, Disturbing

Open war against humanity rages. For five survivors – lost and on the run – the pursuit is relentless, the bullets are dwindling and the battle is everywhere. This is a 24-hour look into their lives.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersSerial killers, Cannibals
StyleHeavy, Serious, Disturbing

Chrissie and her friends set out on a road trip for a final fling before one is shipped off to Vietnam. Along the way, bikers harass the foursome and cause an accident that throws Chrissie from the vehicle. The lawman who arrives on the scene kills one of the bikers and brings Chrissie's friends to the Hewitt homestead, where young Leatherface is learning the tools of terror.