Graphic violence movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant graphic violence movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, stylized, suspenseful, intense, clever and exciting films and TV shows about / with graphic violence, violence, murder, blood, brutality, death, storytelling, revenge, mentor and dialogue plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as graphic violence: Heavy Metal (1981), 13 Sins (2014), Hannibal (2013), All Cheerleaders Die (2013), The Walking Dead (2010), Snatch (2000), From Hell (2001), The Night Porter (1974), The Borgias (2011), Black Sails (2014).

List of graphic violence movies

Heavy Metal (1981)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror.
Style: adult animation, atmospheric, sexy, erotic, humorous ...
Plot: good versus evil, graphic violence, space station, alien, violence, space travel, spacecraft, rock, androids and robots, surrealism, robot, female nudity ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: pentagon, canada, new jersey, usa, new york
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13 Sins (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A bright but meek salesman, drowning in debt as he's about to get married, receives a mysterious phone call informing him that he's on a hidden camera game show where he must execute 13 tasks to receive a multi-million dollar cash prize.
Style: psychological, scary, serious, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: suspense, game, psychology, mysterious character, greed, graphic violence, brutality, plot twist, twists and turns, on the run, mind game, torture ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
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Hannibal (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Both a gift and a curse, Graham has the extraordinary ability to think like his prey—he sees what they see, feels what they feel. But while Graham is pursuing an especially troubling, cannibalistic murderer, Special Agent Jack Crawford teams him ...
Style: psychological, scary, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, cannibal, death, mind game, cannibalism, murder, graphic violence, psychiatrist, killer, manipulation, mental patient ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa
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All Cheerleaders Die (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When tragedy rocks Blackfoot High, rebellious outsider Maddy Killian shocks the student body by joining the cheerleading squad. This decision drives a rift between Maddy and her ex-girlfriend Leena Miller — a loner who claims to practice the dark ...
Style: scary, humorous, suspenseful, queer horror, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, witch, murder, teenage life, graphic violence, youth, rivalry, cheerleader, lesbian relationship, rape, man punching a woman, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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The Walking Dead (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Sheriff's deputy Rick Grimes awakens from a coma to find a post-apocalyptic world dominated by flesh-eating zombies. He sets out to find his family and encounters many other survivors along the way.
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, adult
Plot: zombie, survival, apocalypse, post apocalypse, pandemic, supernatural, virus, zombie apocalypse, graphic violence, peril, fear, plague ...
Time: future, 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa, america, atlanta, georgia
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Snatch (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The second film from British director Guy Ritchie. Snatch tells an obscure story similar to his first fast-paced crazy character-colliding filled film “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.” There are two overlapping stories here – one is the ...
Style: entertaining, witty, humorous, funny, clever ...
Audience: manly, boys' night
Plot: gambling, heist, sarcasm, gangsters, criminal heroes, caper, organized crime, cons and scams, graphic violence, robbery, crime gone awry, master criminal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: england, london, belgium, antwerp, europe
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From Hell (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Frederick Abberline is an opium-huffing inspector from Scotland Yard who falls for one of Jack the Ripper's prostitute targets in this Hughes brothers adaption of a graphic novel that posits the Ripper's true identity.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, suspense, jack the ripper, freemason, police investigation, conspiracy, prostitution, graphic violence, murder, violent, police detective, a vision ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, edwardian era, 1880s, 20th century
Place: england, london, scotland, europe, united kingdom ...
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The Night Porter (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In this unsettling drama from Italian filmmaker Liliana Cavani, a concentration camp survivor discovers her former torturer and lover working as a porter at a hotel in postwar Vienna. When the couple attempt to re-create their sadomasochistic ...
Style: psychological, sexy, serious, controversial, disturbing ...
Audience: adult
Plot: world war two, eroticism, sexuality, dangerous attraction, nazi, s&m, guilt, concentration camp, bdsm, sex, sexual abuse, destructive relationship ...
Time: 50s, post world war two, 1940s, 70s, year 1957 ...
Place: vienna, italy, berlin germany, tokyo, hungary ...
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The Borgias (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary, Ireland, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 15th century Italy at the height of the Renaissance, The Borgias chronicles the corrupt rise of patriarch Rodrigo Borgia to the papacy, where he proceeds to commit every sin in the book to amass and retain power, influence and enormous wealth ...
Style: serious, clever, captivating, epic, realistic ...
Plot: intrigue, historical character, rivalry, sex scene, brother sister incest, siblings relations, greed, ambition, lust, clergy, sin, corruption ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, florence
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Black Sails (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: The pirate adventures of Captain Flint and his men twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic “Treasure Island.” Flint, the most brilliant and most feared pirate captain of his day, takes on a fast-talking young addition to his ...
Style: exciting, stylized, erotic, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pirate, captain, pirate ship, swashbuckler, twists and turns, graphic violence, island, gold, treasure, killings, treasure hunt, ship ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, georgian era
Place: caribbean, west indies
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Scary Movie (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Following on the heels of popular teen-scream horror movies, with uproarious comedy and biting satire. Marlon and Shawn Wayans, Shannon Elizabeth and Carmen Electra pitch in to skewer some of Hollywood's biggest blockbusters, including Scream, ...
Style: parody, funny, humorous, not serious, slasher ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: youth, satire, high school, stupidity, sarcasm, absurd humor, adolescence, media satire, graphic violence, dumb, small town, teenager ...
Time: 2000s, 20th century, 90s
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Spartacus (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: Sentenced to spend out the rest of his adult life laboring in the harsh deserts of Egypt, the Thracian slave Spartacus gets a new lease on life when he is purchased by the obese owner of a Roman gladiator school. Moved by the defiance of an ...
Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient rome, roman empire, rebellion, ancient history, tragic hero, slave, human spirit, slavery, graphic violence, leadership, righting the wronged, dishonesty ...
Time: ancient times, 1st century b.c.
Place: rome italy
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The Happening (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: India, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a deadly airborne virus threatens to wipe out the northeastern United States, teacher Elliott Moore (Mark Wahlberg) and his wife (Zooey Deschanel) flee from contaminated cities into the countryside in a fight to discover the truth. Is it ...
Style: tense, serious, gloomy, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: apocalypse, virus, disaster, catastrophe, survival, end of the world, natural disaster, suicide, paranoia, graphic violence, suspense, plague ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: new york, philadelphia, usa, west virginia, new jersey ...
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RoboCop (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In RoboCop, the year is 2028 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. Overseas, their drones have been used by the military for years, but have been forbidden for law enforcement in America. Now OmniCorp wants ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, intense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: cyborgs, police, robot, androids and robots, distopia, graphic violence, cyberpunk, haunted by the past, superhuman powers, technology, corruption, tough law enforcer ...
Time: future, near future, 2020s, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa, china, washington d.c., pentagon ...
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Hatchet II (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Picking up right where the original ended, Marybeth escapes the clutches of the deformed, swamp-dwelling iconic killer Victor Crowley. After learning the truth about her family’s connection to the hatchet-wielding madman, Marybeth returns to the ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: swamp, serial killer, graphic violence, psychopath, urban legend, supernatural, serial murder, ghost, survival, exploitation, monster, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
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Quarantine (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A television reporter and her cameraman are trapped inside a building quarantined by the CDC after the outbreak of a mysterious virus which turns humans into bloodthirsty killers.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, intense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: quarantine, zombie, virus, found footage, survival, infection, graphic violence, suspense, supernatural, monster, macabre, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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The Call (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jordan Turner is an experienced 911 operator but when she makes an error in judgment and a call ends badly, Jordan is rattled and unsure if she can continue. But when teenager Casey Welson is abducted in the back of a man's car and calls 911, ...
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, psychological, tense, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, serial killer, suspense, investigation, 911, woman in danger, psycho, murder, youth, chase, child abduction, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Nightcrawler (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When Lou Bloom, desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.
Style: neo noir, psychological, disturbing, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: suspense, character study, journalism, sociopath, cynicism, obsession, journalist, morality, psychopath, ethics, home invasion, graphic violence ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, venice beach california
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Metalocalypse (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Metalocalypse is an American animated television series, created by Brendon Small and Tommy Blacha, which premiered on August 6, 2006 on Adult Swim. The television program centers around the larger than life death metal band Dethklok, and often ...
Style: adult animation, parody, not serious, disturbing, humorous ...
Audience: adult
Plot: heavy metal culture, music band, lifestyle, graphic violence, artists and showbiz, rock, dark humor, music, musician's life, popularity, intrigue, chaos ...
Time: 21st century
Place: norway, europe
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Z Nation (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Three years after the zombie virus has gutted the country, a team of everyday heroes must transport the only known survivor of the plague from New York to California, where the last functioning viral lab waits for his blood.
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, absurd, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, survival, virus, graphic violence, post apocalypse, supernatural, chaos, on the road, gunfight, friendship ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
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Psycho-Pass (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Psycho-Pass is a Japanese anime television series that takes place in the future where it is possible to instantaneously measure a person's mental state, personality, and the probability that a person will commit crimes with a device installed ...
Style: anime, serious, atmospheric, bleak, futuristic ...
Plot: cyberpunk, partners against crime, human nature, graphic violence, master criminal, future dystopia, mastermind, police investigation, society, psychopath, distopia, investigation ...
Time: future, near future
Place: japan
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Feast (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Patrons locked inside of a bar are forced to fight monsters.
Style: scary, splatter, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: monster, deadly creature, impregnation, graphic violence, siege, desert, violence spree, survival, escapades, suspense, creature feature, cult ...
Time: 21st century
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The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Russia, India
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When a CIA operation to purchase classified Russian documents is blown by a rival agent, who then shows up in the sleepy seaside village where Bourne and Marie have been living. The pair run for their lives and Bourne, who promised retaliation ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, intellectual, serious, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: spy, conspiracy, cia, espionage, amnesia, suspense, secret agents, on the run, revenge, twists and turns, tough heroes, dark past ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: russia, europe, berlin germany, napoli italy, manhattan new york city ...
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Season of the Witch (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A 14th century Crusader returns with his comrade to a homeland devastated by the Black Plague. The Church commands the two knights to transport a witch to a remote abbey, where monks will perform a ritual in hopes of ending the pestilence.
Style: dark fantasy, gothic, dark, gothic horror, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: witch, supernatural, knight, sword and sorcery, legends and myths, monk, good versus evil, witchcraft, inquisition, possessed girl, demon, suspense ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe
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London Has Fallen (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In London for the Prime Minister's funeral, Mike Banning discovers a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders.
Style: exciting, intense, serious, psychotronic, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, manly, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, secret service, president, conspiracy, terrorist attack, save the day, graphic violence, secret agents, assassination, head of state, world politics ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: england, london, egypt, scotland, tower bridge london ...
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Utopia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The Utopia Experiments is a legendary graphic novel shrouded in mystery. When a group of strangers find themselves in possession of an original manuscript, their lives suddenly and brutally implode.
Style: thought provoking, surreal, mind bending, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: conspiracy, hidden truth, politician, who to trust, dishonesty, graphic violence, mysterious character, scientist, twists and turns, life turned upside down, virus, blackmail ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: england
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In Time (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the not-too-distant future the aging gene has been switched off. To avoid overpopulation, time has become the currency and the way people pay for luxuries and necessities. The rich can live forever, while the rest try to negotiate for their ...
Style: futuristic, philosophical, serious, stylized, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: time, distopia, immortality, fighting the system, survival, love, dystopic future, future dystopia, social differences, class differences, race against time, wealth ...
Time: future, near future
Place: los angeles, canada, usa
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Looper (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In the futuristic action thriller Looper, time travel will be invented but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they will send their target 30 years into the past where a looper, a ...
Style: futuristic, thought provoking, clever, mind bending, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, hitman, distopia, time paradox, organized crime, cyberpunk, escape, self sacrifice, changing the past or future, chase, destiny ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century
Place: shanghai, kansas, usa
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The Tudors (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Tudors is a history-based drama series following the young, vibrant King Henry VIII, a competitive and lustful monarch who navigates the intrigues of the English court and the human heart with equal vigor and justifiable suspicion.
Style: stylized, captivating, serious, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: intrigue, tudors, historical character, power struggle, royalty, love triangle, king, royal family, heir, queen, british royal family, couple relations ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe
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Minority Report (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: John Anderton is a top 'Precrime' cop in the late-21st century, when technology can predict crimes before they're committed. But Anderton becomes the quarry when another investigator targets him for a murder charge.
Style: futuristic, neo noir, exciting, tense, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: cyberpunk, murder, suspense, future dystopia, foreknowledge, precognition, time loop, frame up, distopia, law enforcer, police investigation, time travel ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., virginia, usa
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