Movies anime and series — Robin Wils's website
Last modified: Mon, Feb 8, 2021
- My taste
- Sci-Fi series and movies
- Comedy series and movies
- Horror, thriller and true crime movies
- Drama movies
- Weird stuff, I guess? (series and movies)
- So bad its good movies
- Other movies
- Crime movies
- Haven’t seen, but want to see
I have my own taste like every person. This only contains the things which I really loved or enjoyed. I have seen more than this.
The sections in this list are mostly ranked on how much I like things. Click on a movie to see more details.
Most of these details are just summaries. Reviews might be a bad name for now, but that can change. I will make some of those more detailed.
Sections on this page
Sci-Fi series and movies
|Firefly franchise||Joss Whendon|
|Ex Machina movie||Alex Garland|
|Serial Experiments Lain anime series||Ryūtarō Nakamura|
|Blade Runner 2049 movie||Denis Villeneuve|
|Star Trek franchise||Various|
|Ergo Proxy anime series||Shūkō Murase|
|A Space Odyssey franchise||Stanley Kubrick and Peter Hyams|
|Metropolis (1927), silent movie||Fritz Lang|
|WarGames (1983) movie||John Badham|
|Doctor Who franchise||Various|
|The Matrix franchise||Joel Silver|
|Back to the Future franchise||Robert Zemeckis|
Comedy series and movies
|Monty Python and the Holy Grail movie||Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones|
|Robin Hood: Men in Tights movie||Mel Brooks|
|Bottom series||Adrian Edmondson and Rik Mayall|
|The Interview movie||Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg|
|The Simpsons Movie||David Silverman|
|The Big Lebowski movie||Joel Coen|
|The IT Crowd series||Graham Linehan (25 episodes) and Derek Hallworth (1 episode)|
|Ash vs Evil Dead series (Horror Comedy)||Sam Raimi|
|Shaun of the Dead (Horror Comedy)||Edgar Wright|
|Rick and Morty animated series||Creators: Dan Harmon, Justin Roiland (I am not sure if it has directors)|
Horror, thriller and true crime movies
|Braindead (also known as Dead Alive) (Comedy horror) movie||Peter Jackson||Contains gore|
|The Thing (1982) movie||John Carpenter||Contains gore|
|May (2005) movie||Lucky McKee||None|
|Gremlins movies (Comedy horror)||Joe Dante||None|
|Society (1989) movie||Brian Yuzna||Contains a tiny bit of nudity, not much though|
|Donkey Punch movie||Olly Blackburn||Contains a sex scene, contains some gore|
|Ichi the Killer (also known as Koroshiya 1) movie||Takashi Miike||Contains gore and a disturbing story|
|The Texas Chainsaw Massacre franchise||Various||Pretty raw/realistic, but not really much gore.|
|A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise||Various||Contains some gore|
|Alien (1979) movie||Ridley Scott||Contains some gore|
|Phantasm movies||Don Coscarelli (the first four movies) and David Hartman (the last movie)||Contains some gore|
|Little Shop of Horrors (1986) musical movie||Frank Oz||None|
|Re-Animator movies (Comedy horror)||Stuart Gordon (first movie) and Brian Yuzna (other two movies)||Contains gore|
|Hellraiser franchise||Various||Contains gore|
|Ju-On, The Grudge franchise||Various||Contains many jumpscares|
|Grave Encounters movies||The Vicious Brothers (first movie) and John Poliquin (second movie)||Contains many jumpscares|
|We Are What We Are (2013) movie||Jim Mickle||Contains some gore|
|Insidious movies||Various||Contains many jumpscares|
|Ginger Snaps movies||Various||Contains gore|
|The Collector (2009) movies||Marcus Dunstan||Contains much gore|
|Dark Skies movie||Scott Stewart||None|
True crime series
|Mindhunter (Netflix series)||Various|
Horror movies which are hard to watch
These movies have a great story, but it is also very disturbing. Most people probably want to avoid these. I enjoyed them though.
In fact these movies are pretty incredible is a way. These movies are not supposed to be fun. These movies have a deep underlying message, even though not everyone sees them.
|Men Behind The Sun franchise||Various|
|The Girl Next Door and An American Crime movies||Gregory Wilson and Tommy O'Haver|
|The Eyes of My Mother||Nicolas Pesce|
|Cannibal Holocaust||Ruggero Deodato|
|A Serbian Film||Srđan Spasojević|
|Martyrs (2008)||Pascal Laugier|
|Pig Pen||Jason Koch|
|Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom||Pier Paolo Pasolini|
|Guinea Pig franchise||Various|
|Funny Games||Michael Haneke|
More hard to watch horror movies
Hard to watch horror movies which I don't recommend
Read about these movies before you risk watching them!
Sure, these movies deserve to be seen by some people just like every movie. It are still movies, but you probably want to avoid these. I will probably watch some of these, just to see if there is any story.
Visitor Q, I Spit On Your Grave, Grotesque, …
The Vomit Gore movies
I have a whole page about the movies from Lucifer Valentine. You might want to check it out.
Melancholie der Engel
This movie was just a mess in my opinion. It lacks a story. It is just gross for being gross. The music is alright and it has a weird atmosphere.
I get why some see this as the most disturbing movie, but it is not to me. Men Behind The Sun was a better movie and was more disturbing in my opinion.
I can’t completely say that it sucks. The effects are great, but the story is pretty much what you expect. It is not much more than I expected. It is ok if you watch for gore and like slashers.
August Underground trilogy
Eh, it has good effects. Not that much story in my opinion, but the director of it, is a nice guy. He had a reason to create it. I am just not into found footage stuff.
The second one (Mordum) felt like actually killers would make it. The effects are often a bit overdone though. Anyway, it are just movies you watch for the effects in my opinion. The movies are kinda boring in my opinion?
Nekromantik (1 & 2) have a great soundtracks, but the story is boring and slow. The brutal animal killing (a rabbit in the first and a seal in the second movie) is the only really shocking thing in my opinion.
The seal part had disturbing music on top of it. That part was distgusting and actually worked very well as shock. It was the only really well done part in the franchise in my opinion. Too bad that the story of the movie is way too slow and uninteresting.
Those videos were not made for the movie, but taken from slaughter footage, so that is at least a good thing. I don’t think that anything should die to create film or art, but using existing material is ok in my book.
Culture changes with time. Stuff which was ok in the past is not always ok now, so my look at older movies which had animal cruelty is different, even though I don’t encourage it.
The Human Centipede
I have seen The Human Centipede (1). The story was very weak in my opinion. There was no point in watching it. I haven’t seen the sequels, because they are probably just as uninteresting.
It is not that graphic. It feels like it is just made to be called “sick”. The movie was just bad. Not even in a good way. It wasn’t super graphical and the story was predictable. It was pretty boring.
This isn’t horror, but you might like it
This movie has a great message and story. Just like the movies listed above it is also controversial.
|The Skin I Live In||Pedro Almodóvar|
|Requiem for a Dream||Darren Aronofsky|
|Come and See||Elem Klimov|
|Love Exposure (2008)||Sion Sono|
|Oldboy (2003)||Chan-wook Park|
|Dancer in the Dark||Lars von Trier|
Weird stuff, I guess? (series and movies)
|Calvaire||Fabrice Du Welz|
|Twin Peaks||Mark Frost and David Lynch|
|Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency series||Max Landis|
So bad its good movies
|Bad Taste movie||Peter Jackson||Contains gore, the type of gore that Peter Jackson is known for.|
|Killer Klowns from Outer Space movie||Stephen Chiodo||None|
|The Disaster Artist movie||James Franco||None|
|Kung Fu Hustle movie||Stephen Chow||You might die of laughing|
|Rubber movie||Quentin Dupieux||Contains some gore, not that much though|
|Attack of the Killer Tomatoes franchise||John DeBello||None|
|Kung Furie movie||David Sandberg||None|
|Hackers movie||Iain Softley||None|
|The Imitation Game||Morten Tyldum|
|Pirates of the Caribbean movies||Gore Verbinski (1–3), Rob Marshall (4), Espen Sandberg (5), Joachim Rønning (5)|
|Coraline animated movie||Henry Selick|
|A Beautiful Mind biographical movie||Ron Howard|
|The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep movie||Jay Russell|
|WALL-E movie||Andrew Stanton|
I don’t usually watch crime movies, but I have seen Training Day. Someone recommended it it to me. It was a good movie. I can’t really say much bad things about it. It was well-shot. It was directed by Antoine Fuqua.
Haven’t seen, but want to see
It is possible that I won’t like these movies though. I might add images to this page later, if I find a way to use movie cover images legally.
I have a Letterboxd account if you want to see more of my reviews.
- Cache, from the same guy who made Funny Games, so yeah, extreme movie.
- Dark City (Sci-Fi, 1998)
- Some more Directed by David Lynch movies (One of the creators of Twin Peaks)
- Johnny Mnemonic (so bad its good, Sci-Fi 1995)
- Trainspotting (1996, black comedy crime film, about drugs, depressing)
- Art of the Devil 2 (2005, Thai horror movie) Many people seem to recommend to skip the first one. It apparently combines a great story and gore, so might be worth to check out.
- Misery (1990, horror, based on a Stephen King novel)