Gratuitous violence movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant gratuitous violence movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out bloody, rough, stylized, realistic, brutal and intense films and TV shows about / with gratuitous violence, vengeance, brutality, storytelling, violence, dialogue, violent, murder, blood and crimes plots mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
gratuitous violence
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gratuitous violence movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as gratuitous violence: The Last House on the Left (2009), Seven Psychopaths (2012), The Counselor (2013), Red Scorpion (1988), We Own the Night (2007), The Hunted (2003), Faster (2010), Killer Kate! (2018), Showgirls (1995), Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003).

List of gratuitous violence movies

The Last House on the Left (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
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: scary, suspenseful, brutal, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, slasher, sexualized violence, serial killer, murder, psychopath, vengeance, torture, gory, danger, brutality, sadism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.
Style: dark humor, talky, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, crime, kidnapping, crime gone awry, crimes, screenwriter, dishonesty, mob boss, partners in crime, dog, gangster, thief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1963, year 1954, year 1947 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california, phoenix arizona
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 5.3
 91K
The Counselor (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A lawyer finds himself in far over his head when he attempts to get involved in drug trafficking.
Style: talky, realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cocaine, femme fatale, nihilism, crime gone awry, life turned upside down, crime, drug dealing, nothing goes right, drug traffic, danger, criminal heroes, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, usa, texas, arizona, chicago illinois
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 5.1
 8K
Red Scorpion (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: South Africa, USA, Namibia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Russian KGB agent is sent to Africa to kill an anti-Communist black revolutionary. However, he has a change of heart when he sees how the Russians and their Cuban allies are killing and repressing the locals, so he switches sides and helps the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, chase, one man army, assassination, soldier, russian, agent, adventure, state affairs, politics, military, mission of murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa, russia
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We Own the Night (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A New York nightclub manager tries to save his brother and father from Russian mafia hitmen.
Style: rough, captivating, serious, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, heroin, party, law enforcement, gangsters, nightclub, crime, mafia, parents and children, siblings relations, parent child relationship, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.1
 40K
The Hunted (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the wilderness of British Columbia, two hunters are tracked and viciously murdered by Aaron Hallum. Former Special Operations instructor, L.T. Bonham is approached and asked to apprehend Hallum, his former student, who has 'gone rogue' ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, chase, murder, haunted by the past, violence, psychopathic killer, maniac, fbi, dark past, ex soldier, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: oregon, kosovo, usa, portland oregon, yugoslavia ...
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 6.5
 93K
Faster (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Driver (Dwayne Johnson) has spent the last 10 years in prison planning revenge for the murder of his brother. Now that Driver is free to carry out his deadly plan only two men stand in his way- Billy Bob Thornton plays a veteran cop and Oliver ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, police investigation, tough heroes, ex convict, policewoman, corruption, crime, law enforcement, prisoner, revenge, hitman, millionaire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nevada
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 3.7
 253
Killer Kate! (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Kate attends her estranged sister's bachelorette party at the request of their dying father. The weekend, held at a remote cabin booked on a home sharing app, turns into a savage life-or-death struggle that pits family against family, and past ...
Style: brutal, bloody, cynical, exciting, dark humor ...
Plot: female murderer, kick-butt women, women, female friendship, gory, serial killer, gratuitous violence, cars, beaten to death, sister sister relationship, splatter
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 4.7
 57K
Showgirls (1995)
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: stripper, strong sexual content, striptease, rivalry, dancing, ambition, seduction, showbiz, dancer's life, destructive relationship, boss and employee, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
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Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
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, rough, exciting, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, one man army, journey, danger, martial arts, warrior, mentor, peril, squad, organized crime, massacre, duel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa, japan, pasadena california, tokyo
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 8.9
 1.6M
Pulp Fiction (1994)
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, exciting, clever, rough, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, hitman, crime, violence, boxing, overdose, crime boss, criminal heroes, heroin, gunfight, gangster, gory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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A History of Violence (2005)
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, disturbing, realistic, rough, atmospheric ...
Plot: robbery, small town, criminal's revenge, mafia, self defense, attempted murder, attempted robbery, vigilantism, crime, hidden identity, danger, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa, pennsylvania
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 8.0
 712K
Sin City (2005)
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: atmospheric, surreal, bleak, dark, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, dark hero, crime, social decay, justice, loss of loved one, neo noir, crimes, corruption, gory, torture, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s
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Inglourious Basterds (2009)
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: dark humor, tense, atmospheric, suspense, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, sadism, working undercover, war, german, self sacrifice, hitler, violence, soldier, danger, plan gone awry, loss of family member ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: france, europe, germany, paris france
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Natural Born Killers (1994)
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, sadistic, atmospheric, brutal, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, sadism, violence, cruelty, on the road, mass murder, crime, violence spree, gory, brutality, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: arizona, paris france, nevada, new mexico
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Django Unchained (2012)
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, realistic, rough, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, bounty hunter, slavery, old west, african american, vengeance, gunfight, society, rescue, courage, friendship, dentist ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, texas
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The Hateful Eight (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Bounty hunters seek shelter from a raging blizzard and get caught up in a plot of betrayal and deception.
Style: captivating, dark humor, suspense, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, mountain, stagecoach, blizzard, dialogue, brutality, betrayal, danger, blood, hitman, greed ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, usa
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 8.3
 810K
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
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: tense, stylized, captivating, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, psychopath, crimes, violence spree, gang, heist gone wrong, dark hero, cult, undercover cop, perfect crime, thief ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
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 7.2
 20K
Brother (2000)
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: serious, rough, exciting, atmospheric, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, culture clash, yakuza, suicide, family relations, sibling relationship, fish out of water, gang war, step siblings, interracial relations, siblings relations, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, japan, tokyo
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 7.9
 187K
True Romance (1993)
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: stylized, realistic, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, cocaine, mexican standoff, gunfight, drug dealing, romance, gangsters, crime, peril, gun violence, organized crime, hitman ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
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From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)
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: twists and turns, scary, offbeat, bloody, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, stripper, priest, plot twist, crime gone awry, gory, bar fight, sheriff, hostage, criminal heroes, brutality, mexican american border ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, texas, usa, latin america, dungeon
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A Bittersweet Life (2005)
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: stylized, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, revenge, gangsters, mob boss, stabbing, one man army, buried alive, crime, tough heroes, rules and policies, dishonor among criminals, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, south korea
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Ichi the Killer (2001)
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: dark humor, stylized, disturbing, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gore, gang, s&m, suicide, mafia, sadism, massacre, pimp, stabbing, martial arts, repression ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, japan, tokyo
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Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
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: dark humor, surprise ending, suspenseful, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, rivalry, journey, master warrior, betrayal, respect, pride and honor, warrior, mentor, katana, duel, sibling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: mexico, tokyo, japan
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 7.5
 277K
Jackie Brown (1997)
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: talky, tense, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: smuggling, heist, racial slur, stewardess, deception, crime, airport, greed, cons and scams, crimes, deal, gangster ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa
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 6.6
 181K
Machete (2010)
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, dark humor, brutal, harsh, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, corruption, machete, immigrants, betrayal, racist, racial slur, machismo, nurse, gunfight, political corruption, senator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, texas, mexico
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 6.8
 35K
Romper Stomper (1992)
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, psychological, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: racism, skinhead, violence, arson, gang, love triangle, strangulation, vandalism, nazi, down on your luck, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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 7.8
 516K
Drive (2011)
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: serious, tense, atmospheric, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, tough heroes, lone wolves, neo noir, danger, mechanic, criminal's revenge, chases and races, crimes, heist, organized crime, getaway driver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 7.6
 169K
Grindhouse (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, Canada, UK
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: exciting, rough, dark humor, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, serial killer, death, friendship, zombie, marijuana, exploitation, killer, gory, woman in danger, cannibalism, psychopath ...
Time: year 2007
Place: tennessee, usa, texas, mexico, austin texas
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 8.4
 451K
Oldboy (2003)
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: atmospheric, bleak, psychological, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: incest, vengeance, secret, loneliness, sin, revenge, losing-it hero, confined, mind game, violence, life is a bitch, neo noir ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, 20th century, 2000s
Place: korea, asia, south korea, stockholm sweden, manhattan new york city ...
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