Vengeance movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant vengeance movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, intense, suspenseful, realistic, rough and suspense films and TV shows about / with vengeance, rivalry, revenge, murder, violence, brutality, blood, dialogue, death and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as vengeance: Gladiator (2000), Law Abiding Citizen (2009), Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003), John Wick (2014), The Crow (1994), The Revenant (2015), Man on Fire (2004), I Spit on Your Grave (2010), Death Sentence (2007), V for Vendetta (2005).

List of vengeance movies

 8.5
 1.2M
Gladiator (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Malta, Morocco
Duration: 155 min.
Story: In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to ...
Style: epic, captivating, exciting, breathtaking, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: vengeance, roman empire, warrior, gladiator, pride and honor, slavery, courage, freedom, revenge, heroes, tragic hero, master warrior ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: spain, italy, north africa, germany, rome italy
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Law Abiding Citizen (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.
Style: surprise ending, serious, tense, exciting, twist ending ...
Plot: vengeance, fighting the system, justice, vigilantism, murder, prison, crime, death, master criminal, mind game, crimes, district attorney ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
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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, exciting, tense, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, one man army, mentor, female warrior, danger, warrior, squad, dark hero, master warrior, tough girl, peril, martial arts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa, asia, japan, pasadena california, tokyo
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 7.4
 474K
John Wick (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, one man army, vengeance, dark hero, vigilante, gangsters, criminal's revenge, violence spree, professional killer, gunfight, widower, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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 7.6
 157K
The Crow (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Exactly one year after young rock guitarist Eric Draven and his fiancée are brutally killed by a ruthless gang of criminals, Draven -- watched over by a hypnotic crow -- returns from the grave to exact revenge.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, halloween, dark fantasy, afterlife, supernatural, vigilantism, goth, superhero, vigilante, dark hero, murder, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: detroit
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 8.0
 634K
The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, tense, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, lone hero, violence, snow, grizzly bear, native american, native americans, betrayal, violent, bear attack ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
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 7.7
 311K
Man on Fire (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Mexico, Switzerland
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Jaded ex-CIA operative John Creasy reluctantly accepts a job as the bodyguard for a 10-year-old girl in Mexico City. They clash at first, but eventually bond, and when she's kidnapped he's consumed by fury and will stop at nothing to save ...
Style: tense, rough, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, kidnapping, lone hero, vigilante, justice, mercenary, vigilantism, daring rescue, friendship, bodyguard, cia, diary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
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I Spit on Your Grave (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A remake of the 1979 controversial cult classic, I Spit on Your Grave retells the horrific tale of writer Jennifer Hills who takes a retreat from the city to a charming cabin in the woods to start on her next book. But Jennifer's presence in ...
Style: disturbing, brutal, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, rape and revenge, vengeance, gang rape, murder, violence against women, rapist, violence spree, danger, woman in danger, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.8
 67K
Death Sentence (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nick Hume is a mild-mannered executive with a perfect life, until one gruesome night he witnesses something that changes him forever. Transformed by grief, Hume eventually comes to the disturbing conclusion that no length is too great when ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, harsh, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gang, vigilantism, violence, brutality, murder, tragic event, justice, character change, crimes, loss of son, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 8.2
 963K
V for Vendetta (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In a world in which Great Britain has become a fascist state, a masked vigilante known only as 'V' conducts guerrilla warfare against the oppressive British government. When 'V' rescues a young woman from the secret police, he ...
Style: captivating, futuristic, stylized, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: revolution, fighting the system, vengeance, future dystopia, rebellion, mysterious character, vigilantism, freedom, life is a bitch, society, disguise, dark hero ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london, britain
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 7.2
 240K
The Patriot (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 165 min.
Story: After proving himself on the field of battle in the French and Indian War, Benjamin Martin wants nothing more to do with such things, preferring the simple life of a farmer. But when his son Gabriel enlists in the army to defend their new nation, ...
Style: uplifting, captivating, rough, sentimental, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, vengeance, battles, rebellion, american revolution, human spirit, freedom, daring rescue, heroic mission, parents and children, war, period piece ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa, england, scotland
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 6.4
 144K
The Punisher (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When undercover FBI agent Frank Castle's wife and son are slaughtered, he becomes 'the Punisher' -- a ruthless vigilante willing to go to any length to avenge his family.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, vigilante, tough heroes, tough law enforcer, one man army, tragic hero, crimes, lone wolves, funeral, faked death, rage ...
Time: year 2003
Place: puerto rico, virginia
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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, captivating, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, racism, old west, gunfight, vengeance, slavery, african american, gory, society, rescue, one against many, courage ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, texas
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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, atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, rivalry, master warrior, journey, betrayal, respect, pride and honor, warrior, female assassin, mentor, death, katana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: mexico, tokyo, japan
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 7.9
 14K
The Class (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Estonia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An average guy of an Estonian high-school decides to defend his bullied classmate. This starts war between him and the informal leader of the class. As teenagers' honour is a touchy thing, everything ends in bloodshed.
Style: serious, disturbing, tense, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: vengeance, social misfits, life is a bitch, teenage life, social decay, juvenile delinquency, society, youth, friendship, high school life, humiliation, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: estonia, europe
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Road to Perdition (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Mike Sullivan works as a hit man for crime boss John Rooney. Sullivan views Rooney as a father figure, however after his son is witness to a killing, Mike Sullivan finds himself on the run in attempt to save the life of his son and at the same time ...
Style: bleak, tense, emotional, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: vengeance, gangsters, criminal's revenge, hitman, manhunt, mafia, betrayal, death, loss of son, crime, crimes, organized crime ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois, michigan
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I Spit on Your Grave 2 (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Naturally beautiful, Katie has just settled into New York where she, like many other young women, is trying to make it as a model. But what starts out as an innocent and simple photo shoot soon turns into something disturbingly unthinkable! Raped, ...
Style: brutal, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, vengeance, rapist, torture, danger, left to die, gory, female protagonist, woman in danger, brutality, model ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, bulgaria
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 7.9
 395K
Mystic River (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A story about friendship and loyalty, guilt and vengeance, and the fateful affect the past has on the present.
Style: psychological, tense, bleak, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: vengeance, child abuse, police investigation, death in the family, sexual abuse, child rape, child molestation, pedophilia, loss of daughter, murder, vigilantism, childhood ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 70s, 1960s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
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 7.0
 250K
Death Proof (2007)
Genre: 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, rough, exciting, cynical, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, serial killer, car chase, psychopath, stalking, chases and races, violence, sadism, exploitation, misogynist, stuntman, sadist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: tennessee, texas, usa
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 8.6
 25K
Berserk (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Guts, a man who calls himself "The Black Swordsman" looks upon his days serving as a member of a group of mercenaries, the Band of the Hawk, nicknamed "the Grim Reaper of the Battlefield." Led by an ambitious, ruthless, and ...
Style: exciting, epic, dark, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tragic hero, vengeance, heroes, dark fantasy, one man army, massacre, destiny, danger, supernatural, mercenary, battles, monster ...
Time: middle ages, 90s
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 7.9
 108K
Revenge (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: When Emily Thorne moves to the Hamptons, everyone wonders about the new girl, but she knows everything about them, including what they did to her family. Years ago, they took everything from her. Now, one by one, she's going to make them pay.
Style: captivating, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: high society, undercover, vengeance, haunted by the past, hidden identity, pretense, strong female character, secret, scheme, millionaire, mysterious character, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Gangs of New York (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 167 min.
Story: It's 1863. America was born in the streets. Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points of America to seek vengeance against the psychotic gangland kingpin, Bill the Butcher, who murdered his father years earlier. With an eager pickpocket by ...
Style: tense, suspense, atmospheric, stylized, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vengeance, gang war, organized crime, revenge, betrayal, army, social decay, gangsters, corruption, mob boss, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1840s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, atmospheric, tense, suspense, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, working undercover, war, german, nazi, sadism, self sacrifice, nazism, danger, soldier, hitler, violence ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: france, europe, germany, paris france
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 8.0
 719K
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, dark, bleak, surreal, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark hero, vengeance, crimes, justice, crime, neo noir, social decay, torture, gory, corruption, urban, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s
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 7.1
 148K
Hard Candy (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A mature 14-year old girl meets a charming 32-year old photographer on the Internet. Suspecting that he is a pedophile, she goes to his home in an attempt to expose him.
Style: disturbing, twist ending, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: pedophile, age difference, torture, vengeance, pedophilia, sexual abuse, older man younger woman relationship, dangerous attraction, manipulation, sociopath, seduction, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.6
 177K
Sleepers (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Two gangsters seek revenge on the state jail worker who during their stay at a youth prison sexually abused them. A sensational court hearing takes place to charge him for the crimes.
Style: disturbing, sadistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: child abuse, vengeance, rape, childhood, courtroom drama, pedophilia, crime, torture, lawyer, haunted by the past, friendship, prison rape ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, new york yankees, madison square garden manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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 7.1
 126K
Payback (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With friends like these, who needs enemies? That's the question bad guy Porter is left asking after his wife and partner steal his heist money and leave him for dead -- or so they think. Five months and an endless reservoir of bitterness later, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, money, betrayal, mafia, robbery, organized crime, criminal heroes, crimes, gangsters, dishonesty, neo noir, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new york
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I Saw the Devil (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Kyung-chul is a dangerous psychopath who kills for pleasure. He has committed infernal serial murders in diabolic ways that one cannot even imagine and his victims range from young women to even children. The police have chased him for a long time, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, revenge, violence, vengeance, psychopath, cat and mouse, torture, loss of spouse, crime and punishment, extreme violence, sadism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea
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 6.7
 33K
The Salvation (2014)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Denmark, UK, South Africa, Sweden, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1870s America, a peaceful American settler kills his family's murderer which unleashes the fury of a notorious gang leader. His cowardly fellow townspeople then betray him, forcing him to hunt down the outlaws alone.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, lone hero, gang, violence, small town, murder, revenge, tough heroes, old west, criminal's revenge, rivalry, violence spree ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, australia, mexico
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The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A suburban family chooses seemingly sweet Peyton Flanders as their newborn's nanny. Only much later does the infant's mother, Claire Bartel, realize Peyton's true intentions -- to destroy Claire and replace her in the family. The ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: nanny, obsession, vengeance, danger, family in danger, haunted by the past, domestic disturbance, loss of child, asthma, child, psychopath, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, san francisco
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