Extreme violence movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant extreme violence movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, rough, serious and tense films and TV shows about / with extreme violence, violence, blood, gore, murder, brutality, death, torture, revenge and chase plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as extreme violence: I Saw the Devil (2010), The House That Jack Built (2018), Saw (2004), Maniac (2012), Philosophy of a Knife (2008), The Collector (2009), I Spit on Your Grave (2010), The Evil Dead (1981), Blood Quantum (2019), The Green Inferno (2013).

List of extreme violence movies

I Saw the Devil (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 144 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, psychological, rough, serious, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: revenge, serial killer, murder, vengeance, violence, extreme violence, brutality, psychopath, cat and mouse, strong violent content, mercilessness, sadism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea
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The House That Jack Built (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: Denmark, France, Sweden, Germany, Belgium, Tunisia
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A depiction of a serial killer's 12 years' worth of murders and how it shaped his prime intelligence.
Style: bleak, scary, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, sadistic psychopath, extreme violence, sadism, violence, cruelty, kidnapping, murder, psychopath as protagonist, animal cruelty, deception ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: washington d.c.
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Saw (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Obsessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged, sadistic serial killer abducts the morally wayward. Once captured, they must face impossible choices in a horrific game of survival. The victims must fight to win their lives back, or ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, psychological, macabre ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, mind game, psychopath, serial killer, survival horror, captivity, game of death, trapped, insanity, violent, master criminal, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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Maniac (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: As he helps a young artist with her upcoming exhibition, the owner of a mannequin shop's deadly, suppressed desires come to the surface.
Style: sadistic, slasher, rough, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, obsession, insanity, extreme violence, mannequin, brutality, loneliness, violence spree, homicidal maniac, mental illness, sadism, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles
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Philosophy of a Knife (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 266 min.
Story: The true history of Japanese Unit 731, from its beginnings in the 1930s to its demise in 1945, and the subsequent trials in Khabarovsk, USSR, of many of the Japanese doctors from Unit 731. The facts are told, and previously unknown evidence is ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, bleak, macabre ...
Plot: tortured to death, extreme violence, torture, world war two, sadism, violence, human experiment, brutality, execution, cruelty, death, violent death ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: japan, asia, russia
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The Collector (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Style: slasher, scary, brutal, macabre, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, trap, home invasion, torture, held captive, deathtrap, homicidal maniac, masked man, maniac, hostage, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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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: brutal, disturbing, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, rape and revenge, gang rape, rapist, vengeance, rape revenge, sexual humiliation, strong violent content, woman in danger, torture, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Evil Dead (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a group of college students finds a mysterious book and recording in the old wilderness cabin they've rented for the weekend, they unwittingly unleash a demonic force from the surrounding forest.
Style: macabre, splatter, rough, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil, zombie, monster, dark humor, strong violent content, extreme violence, survival, demonic possession, supernatural, supernatural horror, deadly creature, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, tennessee, michigan
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Blood Quantum (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The dead are coming back to life outside the isolated Mi'kmaq reserve of Red Crow, except for its Indigenous inhabitants who are strangely immune to the zombie plague.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychotronic, scary
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, extreme violence, indigenous people, immunity, survival, native american reservation, graphic violence, zombie outbreak, moral dilemma, future dystopia, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada, quebec
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American Guinea Pig: Bouquet of Guts and Gore (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Two victims are graphically tortured in this American reimagining of the popular underground Japanese film series.
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, tense, bleak, disturbing
Plot: extreme violence, sadist, suspect, torture, brutality, torturer, abduction, violence, psychopath as protagonist, violence against women, psychopath, female protagonist ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa
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The Green Inferno (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A group of student activists travel from New York City to the Amazon to save the rainforest. However, once they arrive in this vast green landscape, they soon discover that they are not alone… and that no good deed goes unpunished.
Style: bloody, scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, cannibal, amazon rainforest, torture, survival, sadistic horror, violence, escape attempt, extreme violence, cannibalism, confined, hostage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: south america, peru, latin america, chile, america ...
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Identity (2003)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.
Style: twist ending, mind bending, suspenseful, surprise ending, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder mystery, mystery, characters killed one by one, stranded, dissociative identity disorder, psychology, split personality, psychiatrist, motel, psycho, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, nevada, florida
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City of the Living Dead (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young woman has visions that suggest the eruption of the living dead into the world through a portal, spurred on by the suicide of a priest.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, macabre, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural, priest, suicide, extreme violence, investigation, rescue, buried alive, living dead, psychic power, race against time, cemetery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1980, 80s
Place: new england, usa, new york, georgia, manhattan new york city
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Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Henry likes to kill people, in different ways each time. Henry shares an apartment with Otis. When Otis' sister comes to stay, we see both sides of Henry: "the guy next door" and the serial killer.
Style: realistic, sadistic, disturbing, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, killing spree, psychopath, incest, murder, insanity, strangulation, merciless, rape, extreme violence, manic, prostitute ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, midwest, california
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High Tension (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alexia travels with her friend Marie to spend a couple of days with her family in their farm in the country. They arrive late and they are welcomed by Alexia's father. Late in the night, a sadistic and sick killer breaks into the farmhouse, ...
Style: scary, slasher, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: home invasion, evil man, kidnapping, massacre, brutality, insanity, sadism, serial rapist, sadistic horror, sadistic killer, psycho killer, sadistic psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, south of france, europe
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The Descent (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After a tragic accident, six friends reunite for a caving expedition. Their adventure soon goes horribly wrong when a collapse traps them deep underground and they find themselves pursued by bloodthirsty creatures. As their friendships deteriorate, ...
Style: scary, dark, suspense, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cave, survival horror, trapped, monster, woman in danger, claustrophobia, expedition, mutant, vacation, creature, adventure, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: appalachia
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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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, vengeance, vigilante, vigilantism, tough guy, tragic hero, lone hero, tough law enforcer, torment, tough heroes, lone wolves, crimes ...
Time: year 2003
Place: puerto rico, virginia, miami
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Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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: tense, exciting, non-linear, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, revenge, mentor, one man army, dark humor, tough girl, female warrior, dark hero, female killer, master warrior, hate, martial arts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: japan, usa, asia, tokyo, pasadena california
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Borderland (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three college students, Phil, Ed, and Henry take a road trip into Mexico for a week of drinking and carefree fun only to have Phil find himself a captive of a group of satanic Mexican drug smugglers who kill tourists and whom are looking for a group ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, psychological, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killing spree, murder, missing person, bondage, insanity, evil, cult, human sacrifice, crimes, drug abuse, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, usa, texas, latin america
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Daylight's End (2016)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Years after a mysterious plague has devastated the planet and turned most of humanity into blood-hungry creatures, a rogue drifter on a vengeful hunt stumbles across a band of survivors in an abandoned police station and reluctantly agrees to try to ...
Style: apocalyptic, suspenseful, tense, brutal, bleak ...
Plot: epidemic, post apocalypse, zombie outbreak, zombie violence, survival horror, infection, zombie survival, vampire, plague, virus, survival, cannibalism ...
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Mindhunters (2004)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, UK, Finland, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Trainees in the FBI's psychological profiling program must put their training into practice when they discover a killer in their midst.
Style: surprise ending, scary, suspenseful, twist ending, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, profiler, mind game, island, trap, investigation, dishonesty, psycho killer, confined, bad guy, sadistic psychopath, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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Rabbia furiosa: Er Canaro (2018)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Italian horror maestro and SFX wizard Sergio Stivaletti takes his core audience by surprise in Rabbia Furiosa, his third feature as a director. Though escalating to pure graphic horror in its final act, it is first and foremost a crime thriller and ...
Style: disturbing, factual, neo noir
Plot: torture, revenge, rape, abuse of power, extreme violence, dog, castration, drug dealing, bloodbath, dog fighting, cell, brain ...
Place: rome italy
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The Trip (2021)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A dysfunctional couple head to a remote lakeside cabin under the guise of reconnecting, but each has secret designs to kill the other. Before they can carry out their respective plans, unexpected visitors arrive and the couple is faced with a ...
Style: semi serious, disturbing, entertaining, captivating
Plot: assassination plot, dark humor, extreme violence, married couple, troubled marriage, dysfunctional family, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional marriage, dysfunctional couple, threat to kill, dark secret, dysfunctional relationship ...
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Night in Paradise (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 131 min.
Story: An assassin named Tae-goo is offered a chance to switch sides with his rival Bukseong gang, headed by Chairman Doh. Tae-goo rejects the offer that results in the murder of his sister and niece. In revenge, Tae-goo brutally kills Chairman Doh and his ...
Style: noir, captivating, suspense, tense, brutal
Plot: revenge, extreme violence, massacre, criminal's revenge, bandit, gang war, criminal gang, crimes, crime family, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, gang, life is a bitch ...
Place: jeju island
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V (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A much-celebrated super cop who is looked up to by all his colleagues. His dream run ends when he comes across a mysterious killer played by Nani. The killer wants only this particular cop to catch him.
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, exciting, suspense
Plot: serial killer, murder, violence, police officer, gunfight, fight, vengeance, revenge, ex soldier, challenge, extreme violence, puzzle ...
Time: 21st century
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Headshot (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A young man washes ashore, his memory gone - but his past comes back to haunt him after he is nursed back to health and his killing ability is needed when he takes on a powerful drug lord.
Style: brutal, suspense, harsh, intense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, extreme violence, gangsters, revenge, brutality, violence, vengeance, master warrior, tough guy, gang, survival, mob boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, indonesia
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The Summer of Massacre (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ungodly brutal beatings turns Chris, a young man, into a fiend that sets off a bloody, like never before seen, rampage. Beauty is truly only skin deep - Watch a young paraplegic, whose body is also wrecked with spinal bifida, fight for her life as ...
Style: macabre, psychotronic, slasher, art house, sinister ...
Plot: violence, swashbuckler, death, brutality, dismemberment, murder, crazy, extreme violence, graphic violence, massacre, cruelty, mercilessness ...
Place: usa
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Kill Game (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the fictional town of Grace Arbor the answers are never clear.Who is underneath the mask?PRANK is the story of a group of high school kids who amuse themselves by pulling pranks on unsuspecting students and teachers. They are all popular, good ...
Style: enigmatic, suspense, disturbing, rough, tense ...
Plot: sadistic killer, maniac, serial killer, prank, psychopath, murder, mutilation, psycho killer, homicidal maniac, violence, murderer, masked killer ...
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Dredd (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the future, America is a dystopian wasteland. The latest scourge is Ma-Ma, a prostitute-turned-drug pusher with a dangerous new drug and aims to take over the city. The only possibility of stopping her is an elite group of urban police called ...
Style: intense, futuristic, neo noir, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: judge, post apocalypse, distopia, lone hero, tough law enforcer, cyberpunk, drug lord, trapped, fighting crime, one man army, future dystopia, survival ...
Time: future
Place: usa, america
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Halloween (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution (where he was committed as a 10 year old) and he immediately returns to Haddonfield, where he wants to find his baby ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, rough, psychological ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: halloween, psychopath, serial killer, teenage life, massacre, sadism, manhunt, vengeance, track down, doctors and patients, masked killer, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: midwest
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