Craving More Like "Saltburn"? Dive into These Deviously Delicious Films

Editor Team Photo

From psychological thrillers to dark comedies, explore movies that share "Saltburn's" captivating blend of deception, social commentary, and gripping narratives.

Featuring: Triangle of Sadness , Parasite , The Talented Mr. Ripley , The Servant , Theorem

Triangle of Sadness

Directed by Ruben Östlund

Embark on a luxury cruise gone hilariously wrong in "Triangle of Sadness," the Palme d'Or-winning dark comedy from filmmaker Ruben Östlund. Follow a group of wealthy influencers whose lives take a hilariously absurd turn when a storm throws their social hierarchy into complete chaos. This social satire masterfully exposes the excesses of the privileged class and explores themes of power dynamics, societal collapse, and the absurdity of wealth disparity. "Triangle of Sadness" is a unique and unforgettable film experience, blending dark humor with scathing social commentary. Prepare to laugh, cringe, and ponder the complexities of human behavior as you witness the dramatic unraveling of these characters' carefully curated online personas.

If you enjoyed "Saltburn's" satirical elements and exploration of societal dynamics, "Triangle of Sadness" offers a refreshingly absurd and thought-provoking take on similar themes.

smart_display

Where to watch

Cover image for Triangle of Sadness

Triangle of Sadness 2022

Directed by Ruben Östlund

Cast: Harris Dickinson, Charlbi Dean, Woody Harrelson

Parasite

Directed by Bong Joon-ho

n this South Korean masterpiece, a poor family meticulously orchestrates a series of interconnected deceptions to infiltrate the lives of a wealthy household. They strategically position each member of the Kim family within the Park household, slowly becoming indispensable to their comfortable existence. However, as their elaborate scheme unfolds, unexpected and shocking twists threaten to expose their carefully constructed facade. "Parasite" is a darkly comedic thriller that offers a scathing commentary on wealth disparity and the desperation for upward mobility. This Palme d'Or-winning film will keep you on the edge of your seat with its unpredictable twists and turns, leaving a lasting impression long after the credits roll. Brace yourself for a film that challenges your perspectives on class, social hierarchy, and the lengths people go to in pursuit of a better life.

If you enjoyed Saltburn's blend of social commentary, suspense, and unexpected twists, you will find yourself captivated by "Parasite's" unique blend of humor and social critique.

smart_display

Where to watch

Cover image for Parasite

Parasite 2019

Directed by Bong Joon-ho

Cast: Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun, Cho Yeo-jeong

The Talented Mr. Ripley

Directed by Anthony Minghella

Tom Ripley, a charming yet morally bankrupt con artist, stumbles upon an offer he can't refuse: travel to Italy and convince a wealthy playboy to return home. What starts as a simple mission quickly descends into a dangerous spiral of obsession. As Tom becomes increasingly fixated on the playboy's glamorous life, the lines between reality and his fabricated persona blur. He masterfully manipulates those around him, embarking on a path of deceit and ultimately, murder. "The Talented Mr. Ripley" is a gripping psychological thriller that explores the complexities of class, identity, and the seductive allure of a life beyond your reach. Prepare to be captivated by Tom's descent into darkness, questioning who he truly is and the lengths he'll go to fulfill his twisted desires.

This 1999 film, based on Patricia Highsmith's novel of the same name, is a must-watch for fans of Saltburn who crave a thrilling story with complex characters and thought-provoking themes.

smart_display

Where to watch

Cover image for The Talented Mr. Ripley

The Talented Mr. Ripley 1999

Directed by Anthony Minghella

Cast: Matt Damon, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow

The Servant

Directed by Joseph Losey

A seemingly perfect life takes a sinister turn when a wealthy couple hires a new manservant, Barrett. As Barrett insinuates himself deeper into their lives, his manipulative and cunning nature begins to unravel the delicate fabric of their household. This black-and-white British drama, a masterpiece of social commentary, masterfully explores themes of class conflict, power dynamics, and the fragility of control. As the lines between master and servant become increasingly blurred, prepare to be captivated by a chilling story that will leave you questioning the true nature of power and trust. Director Joseph Losey crafts a masterfully suspenseful atmosphere, leaving you on the edge of your seat as you witness the unraveling of a seemingly perfect world.

If you enjoyed Saltburn's exploration of class dynamics and the manipulative nature of human relationships, "The Servant" is a must-add to your watchlist.

Cover image for The Servant

The Servant 1963

Directed by Joseph Losey

Cast: Dirk Bogarde, James Fox, Sarah Miles

Theorem

Directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini

A wealthy Italian family experiences a dramatic shift in their seemingly perfect life with the arrival of a mysterious stranger simply known as "The Guest." This enigmatic individual embarks on a calculated seduction of each family member, one by one. As their carefully constructed facades of happiness crumble, hidden desires and repressed anxieties come to the forefront. Directed by the legendary Pier Paolo Pasolini, "Theorem" is a thought-provoking exploration of human relationships, desire, and the fragility of family dynamics. Prepare to be challenged by its bold and symbolic exploration of human nature, where the lines between reality and illusion become dangerously blurred. This 1968 Italian drama will leave you questioning the very foundation of human connection and the complexities of our fundamental desires.

If you enjoyed Saltburn's journey of deception and the unraveling of seemingly perfect lives, "Theorem" offers a uniquely philosophical and visually striking experience.

smart_display

Where to watch

Cover image for Theorem

Theorem 1968

Directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini

Cast: Terence Stamp, Silvana Mangano, Massimo Girotti

More articles

Light bulb Your early support is vital to us! Share your feedback and secure a 50% discount on all future plans. Help us shape our journey together. Feedback