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The list contains the best, new and most relevant gratuitous violence movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out bloody, stylized, rough, brutal, realistic and dark humor films and TV shows about / with gratuitous violence, violence, dialogue, violent, vengeance, brutality, visceral, blood, murder and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as gratuitous violence: The Last House on the Left (2009), Showgirls (1995), Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003), Pulp Fiction (1994), A History of Violence (2005), Sin City (2005), Inglourious Basterds (2009), Natural Born Killers (1994), Django Unchained (2012), The Hateful Eight (2015).
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Pulp Fiction
Crime, Drama
USA
154 min.
 8.9
Django Unchained
Drama, Western
USA
165 min.
 8.4
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Logan
Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
137 min.
 8.1
Baby Driver
Action, Crime, Drama, Music, Thriller
UK, USA
112 min.
 7.6

List of gratuitous violence movies

The Last House on the Left
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A group of teenage girls heading into the city hook up with a gang of drug-addled ne'er-do-wells and are brutally murdered. The killers find their way to the home of one of their victim's parents, where both father and mother exact a ...
Style: suspenseful, brutal, scary, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: brutality, gory, rape, serial killer, murder, gratuitous violence, violence, torture, sexualized violence, psychopath, danger, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 4.7
 56K
Showgirls
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A young drifter named Nomi arrives in Las Vegas to become a dancer and soon sets about clawing and pushing her way to become a top showgirl.
Style: erotic, sexy, realistic, cynical, sexual ...
Plot: showgirl, striptease, dancing, rivalry, dancer's life, showbiz, artists and showbiz, ambition, rise and fall, seduction, boss and employee, destructive relationship ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
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Kill Bill: Vol. 1
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An assassin is shot at the altar by her ruthless employer, Bill and other members of their assassination circle – but 'The Bride' lives to plot her vengeance. Setting out for some payback, she makes a death list and hunts down those who ...
Style: dark humor, stylized, rough, serious, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, gory, vengeance, kung fu, hitman, mentor, organized crime, sword fight, violence, dark hero, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s, 20th century
Place: japan, usa, tokyo, pasadena california
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 8.9
 1.6M
Pulp Fiction
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.
Style: dark humor, talky, clever, stylized, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, violence, redemption, hitman, cult, gory, gangster, gunfight, organized crime, plot twist, brutality, crime gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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A History of Violence
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An average family is thrust into the spotlight after the father commits a seemingly self-defense murder at his diner.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, disturbing ...
Plot: small town, violence, crime, mafia, vigilantism, gangster, redemption, organized crime, revenge, robbery, storytelling, gore ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa, pennsylvania
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 8.0
 704K
Sin City
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, the brokenhearted. Some call it dark… Hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home — Crooked cops, sexy dames, desperate vigilantes. Some are seeking revenge, others lust ...
Style: surreal, bleak, dark, twists and turns, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, vengeance, dark hero, gory, comics, justice, social decay, vigilante, brutality, hitman, multiple storylines, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
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Inglourious Basterds
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as "The Basterds" are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds, lead by Lt. ...
Style: tense, dark humor, suspense, entertaining, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, war, german, heroic mission, assassination, hitler, working undercover, dynamite, plan gone awry, fictional reality, loss of family member, murder of family ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: france, germany, europe, paris france
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Natural Born Killers
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.
Style: dark humor, stylized, surreal, offbeat, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, crime, violence, gory, brutality, corruption, murder, splatter, insanity, blood, prison, love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: arizona, new mexico, paris france, nevada
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Django Unchained
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.
Style: dark humor, talky, rough, realistic, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, slavery, bounty hunter, vengeance, gory, racial violence, brutality, old west, african american, united states of america, violence, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, texas
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The Hateful Eight
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Bounty hunters seek shelter from a raging blizzard and get caught up in a plot of betrayal and deception.
Style: captivating, suspense, bloody, dark humor, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, brutality, blood, plot twist, storytelling, twists & turns, crime gone awry, moral ambiguity, hitman, greed, murder, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, wyoming
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 8.3
 785K
Reservoir Dogs
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A botched robbery indicates a police informant, and the pressure mounts in the aftermath at a warehouse. Crime begets violence as the survivors -- veteran Mr. White, newcomer Mr. Orange, psychopathic parolee Mr. Blonde, bickering weasel Mr. Pink and ...
Style: clever, stylized, talky, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, crime, cult, gory, undercover cop, violence, organized crime, robbery, gore, gangster, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
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 7.2
 20K
Brother
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A Japanese Yakuza gangster’s deadly existence in his homeland gets him exiled to Los Angeles, California, where he is taken in by his little brother and his brother’s gang. This is the first English film by Takeshi Kitano.
Style: stylized, serious, rough, bloody, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, mafia, violence, gangster, culture clash, blood, violent, organized crime, gratuitous violence, brutality, stylish ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, japan, california, usa, tokyo
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 7.9
 182K
True Romance
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Clarence marries hooker Alabama, steals cocaine from her pimp, and tries to sell it in Hollywood, while the owners of the coke try to reclaim it.
Style: clever, stylized, serious, rough, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, romance, mafia, gangsters, love, gunfight, chase, violence, drugs, gangster, organized crime, hitman ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
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From Dusk Till Dawn
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Seth Gecko and his younger brother Richard are on the run after a bloody bank robbery in Texas. They escape across the border into Mexico and will be home-free the next morning, when they pay off the local kingpin. They just have to survive ...
Style: scary, twists and turns, entertaining, bloody, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, crime gone awry, brutality, plot twist, gory, criminal heroes, crime, hostage, stripper, priest, brothers, mexican american border ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, texas, usa, latin america, dungeon
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A Bittersweet Life
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Kim Sun-woo is an enforcer and manager for a hotel owned by a cold, calculative crime boss, Kang who assigns Sun-Woo to a simple errand while he is away on a business trip; to shadow his young mistress, Heesoo, for fear that she may be cheating on ...
Style: realistic, bleak, stylized, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, revenge, mafia, violence, gunfight, hitman, blood, gangster, vengeance, violent, stylish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
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Ichi the Killer
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 129 min.
Story: As sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer Kakihara searches for his missing boss he comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that Kakihara has only dreamed of.
Style: disturbing, dark humor, stylized, serious, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, gangsters, gore, vengeance, hitman, violence, brutality, rape, blood, torture, revenge, gangster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan, tokyo
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Kill Bill: Vol. 2
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The Bride unwaveringly continues on her roaring rampage of revenge against the band of assassins who had tried to kill her and her unborn child. She visits each of her former associates one-by-one, checking off the victims on her Death List Five ...
Style: stylized, dark humor, talky, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gory, mentor, martial arts, revenge, violence, kung fu, blood, brutality, assassin, assassination, samurai ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, mexico
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 7.5
 271K
Jackie Brown
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Jackie Brown is a flight attendant who gets caught in the middle of smuggling cash into the country for her gunrunner boss. When the cops try to use Jackie to get to her boss, she hatches a plan—with help from a bail bondsman—to keep the money ...
Style: clever, talky, tense, serious, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, heist, greed, gunfight, violence, gangster, drugs, cons and scams, drugs/alcohol, crime gone awry, gratuitous violence, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa
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 6.6
 178K
Machete
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After being set-up and betrayed by the man who hired him to assassinate a Texas Senator, an ex-Federale launches a brutal rampage of revenge against his former boss.
Style: stylized, not serious, humorous, bloody, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, vengeance, parody, betrayal, corruption, immigrants, violence, blood, vigilante, revenge, assassin, gore ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: texas, mexico, usa
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 6.8
 35K
Romper Stomper
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Nazi skinheads in Melbourne take out their anger on local Vietnamese, who are seen as threatening racial purity. Finally the Vietnamese have had enough and confront the skinheads in an all-out confrontation, sending the skinheads running. A woman ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, bleak, psychological, serious ...
Plot: violence, skinhead, racism, betrayal, gang, nazi, male nudity, violent, brutality, gratuitous violence, gangs, visceral ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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 7.8
 501K
Drive
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Hollywood stunt performer who moonlights as a wheelman for criminals discovers that a contract has been put on him after a heist gone wrong.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, tense, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, car chase, violence, heist, existentialism, organized crime, crime gone awry, neo noir, brutality, revenge, vengeance, gangster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 7.6
 166K
Grindhouse
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 191 min.
Story: Two full-length feature horror movies written by Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez put together as a two-film feature. Including fake movie trailers in between both movies.
Style: dark humor, stylized, semi serious, sexy, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, gory, serial killer, car chase, violence, gore, blood, revenge, drugs/alcohol, motorcycle, murder, hospital ...
Time: year 2007
Place: tennessee, texas, usa, austin texas, mexico
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 8.4
 435K
Oldboy
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: With no clue how he came to be imprisoned, drugged and tortured for 15 years, a desperate businessman seeks revenge on his captors.
Style: dark humor, atmospheric, bleak, stylized, disturbing ...
Plot: revenge, vengeance, incest, gory, loneliness, torture, violence, neo noir, kidnapping, guilt, insanity, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s, 20th century
Place: korea, asia, south korea, stockholm sweden, manhattan new york city ...
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 7.6
 32K
Man Bites Dog
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The activities of rampaging, indiscriminate serial killer Ben are recorded by a willingly complicit documentary team, who eventually become his accomplices and active participants. Ben provides casual commentary on the nature of his work and ...
Style: dark humor, disturbing, stylized, humorous, witty ...
Plot: serial killer, brutality, murder, crime, violence, rape, insanity, blood, sexualized violence, violent, gratuitous violence, reality tv ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: belgium, europe, brussels, brussels belgium
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 7.0
 235K
Death Proof
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Austin's hottest DJ, Jungle Julia, sets out into the night to unwind with her two friends Shanna and Arlene. Covertly tracking their moves is Stuntman Mike, a scarred rebel leering from behind the wheel of his muscle car, revving just feet away.
Style: dark humor, talky, sexy, semi serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, serial killer, vengeance, gory, violence, gore, women, psychopath, revenge, drugs/alcohol, sadism, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: tennessee, texas, usa
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 7.4
 93K
Running Scared
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After a drug-op gone bad, Joey Gazelle is put in charge of disposing the gun that shot a dirty cop. But things goes wrong for Joey after the neighbor kid stole the gun and used it to shoot his abusive father. Now Joey has to find the kid and the gun ...
Style: bleak, twists and turns, serious, stylized, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, gory, crime gone awry, mafia, gunfight, police corruption, violence, gangster, organized crime, police investigation, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new jersey
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The Proposition
Genre: Crime, Drama, Western
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in the Australian outback in the 1880s, the movie follows the series of events following the horrific rape and murder of the Hopkins family, allegedly committed by the infamous Burns brothers gang. Captain Morris Stanley captures Charlie Burns ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, realistic, disturbing, dark humor ...
Plot: brutality, violence, gory, wilderness, vengeance, rape, moral ambiguity, murder, storytelling, revenge, betrayal, drinking ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: australia
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 8.6
 617K
City of God
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Cidade de Deus is a shantytown that started during the 1960s and became one of Rio de Janeiro’s most dangerous places in the beginning of the 1980s. To tell the story of this place, the movie describes the life of various characters, all seen by ...
Style: bleak, realistic, stylized, disturbing, epic ...
Plot: coming of age, crime, innocence lost, poverty, violence, organized crime, gangster, gang, redemption, revenge, photographer, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america
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 6.5
 18K
Killing Zoe
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Zed (Eric Stoltz) is an American vault-cracker who travels to Paris to meet up with his old friend Eric (Jean-Hugues Anglade). Eric and his gang have planned to raid the only bank in the city which is open on Bastille day. After offering his ...
Style: twists and turns, bleak, serious, bloody, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, heist, violence, crime gone awry, bank robbery, heroin, aids, drug abuse, robbery, murder, friendship, drugs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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 8.7
 859K
Goodfellas
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: The true story of Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Brooklyn kid who is adopted by neighbourhood gangsters at an early age and climbs the ranks of a Mafia family under the guidance of Jimmy Conway.
Style: stylized, realistic, dark humor, suspense, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, organized crime, gangsters, mafia, violence, gangster, mentor, corruption, greed, brutality, heist, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, year 1979 ...
Place: new york, usa, florida, bronx new york city
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