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, suspenseful, tense, stylized, realistic and scary films and TV shows about / with graphic violence, violence, deadly, danger, blood, brutality, murder, death, crimes and storytelling plots mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as graphic violence: Lost Highway (1997), Fight Club (1999), Quarantine (2008), Highwaymen (2004), The Last Circus (2010), Nightcrawler (2014), The Walking Dead (2010), Dinner Rush (2000), Man of Tai Chi (2013), Heart of a Lion (2013).

List of graphic violence movies

Lost Highway (1997)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A tormented jazz musician finds himself lost in an enigmatic story involving murder, surveillance, gangsters, doppelgangers, and an impossible transformation inside a prison cell.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, serious, mind bending, gothic ...
Plot: insanity, jealousy, neo noir, graphic violence, murder, transformation, mystery, sexuality, prison, hallucination, character change, dual identity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
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Fight Club (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the ...
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, mind bending, thought provoking, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: split personality, social decay, losing-it hero, self destructing, insomnia, against the rules, fighting the system, insanity, dissociative identity disorder, fist fighting, nihilism, life philosophy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: delaware, usa
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Quarantine (2008)
Genre: Horror, 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: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: quarantine, virus, plague, gory, chaos, uncover truth, isolation, graphic violence, supernatural, deadly, danger, tv reporter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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Highwaymen (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: James Cray watched as his wife was killed by Fargo, a hit-and-run serial murderer. After severely injuring Fargo and going to prison for several years, James is now determined to avenge his wife's death. He drives across the country looking for ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, scary, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, car chase, murder, graphic violence, vengeance, crimes, deadly, danger, chases and races, rivalry, revenge, hit and run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Last Circus (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The journey of Javier, the obese Sad Clown, starts during his childhood in the midst of the Spanish civil war in 1937. His father, one of Spain’s most prominent jesters, is detained and tortured by the fascist regime.
Style: dark humor, bleak, disturbing, rough, serious ...
Plot: clown, mad, narcissism, circus, circus performer, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, performer's life, life is a bitch, graphic violence, sadism, revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1937, year 1973
Place: europe, spain, madrid
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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: disturbing, psychological, bleak, biting, cynical ...
Plot: neo noir, sociopath, journalism, twists & turns, morality, satire, journalist, obsession, ambition, cynicism, graphic violence, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, venice beach california
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The Walking Dead (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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: tense, captivating, suspenseful, bleak, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, plague, supernatural, walking dead, fear, death, future dystopia, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia
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Dinner Rush (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Is it just another evening at the hugely popular Italian restaurant of proprietor and bookmaker Louis Cropa in New York? Anything but as tonight's guests include; a local police detective and his wife specially invited by the owner; on the ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, witty, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: restaurant, gambling, chef, graphic violence, lifestyle, siblings relations, family relations, workplace, workplace situations, comedy of errors, revenge, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california
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Man of Tai Chi (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Beijing, a young martial artist's skill places him in position to experience opportunities and sacrifices.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, one on one, mortal combat, graphic violence, contests and competitions, tough heroes, ambition, opponent, crimes, heroes, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, hong kong, beijing china, tokyo
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Heart of a Lion (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Neo-Nazi falls in love with a woman who has a black son and finds himself fighting with conflicting feelings.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: racism, moral dilemma, fascism, fall in love, graphic violence, single parent, family relations, gang, love and romance, crimes, psychopath, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: finland
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Prisoners (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?
Style: twist ending, bleak, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: kidnapping, police investigation, investigation, missing child, child abduction, crime, disappearance, vigilantism, torture, brutality, neo noir, vigilante ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, boston
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World War Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Malta
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is ...
Style: suspenseful, epic, scary, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, save the world, scientist, plague, deadly virus, end of the world, infected, chaos, un, asthma ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, philadelphia, jerusalem, israel, north korea ...
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Hannibal (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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: tense, psychological, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, cannibal, cannibalism, psychiatrist, death, mental patient, crime, special agents, murder, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Torment (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Newlyweds Sarah and Cory Morgan have decided to take a relaxing holiday with Cory’s 7 year old son Liam to try and smooth over some of the teething problems Liam is having with his new Mom. Despite the idyllic location of Cory’s isolated and ...
Style: scary, psychological, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: family in danger, countryside, slasher, torture, home invasion, graphic violence, masked killer, confined, psychological torture, husband wife relationship, deadly, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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Highschool of the Dead (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: When the world is struck by a deadly pandemic that turns humans into zombies, Takashi Komuro and several of his classmates at Fujimi High School try to survive the apocalypse.
Style: dark humor, bleak, absurd, bloody, ecchi ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, survival, supernatural, apocalypse, hot and sexy, survivor, plague, student, danger, graphic violence, chaos, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: D has been hired to track down Meier Link, a notoriously powerful vampire who has abducted a woman, Charlotte Elbourne. D's orders are strict - find Charlotte, at any cost. For the first time, D faces serious competition. The Markus Brothers, a ...
Style: gothic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: vampire, master warrior, kidnapping, rescue, supernatural, immortality, woman in danger, monster, race against time, bounty hunter, werewolf, gory ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
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Metalocalypse (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
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: dark humor, disturbing, not serious, humorous, dark ...
Plot: heavy metal culture, heavy metal, lifestyle, music band, musician's life, artists and showbiz, intrigue, parody, musician, popularity, band, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, norway
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From Hell (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
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, tense, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: jack the ripper, who done it, serial killer, police detective, crimes, woman in danger, psychic, police investigation, a vision, murder, clairvoyant, princess ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 20th century, 1880s
Place: england, london, europe, ireland, buckingham palace ...
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The Call (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 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, suspense, tense, surprise ending, psychological ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, serial killer, woman in danger, child abduction, 911, psycho, danger, investigation, chase, murder, fear, lifesaver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, society, freedom, vigilantism, rebellion, distopia, mysterious character, anti heroes, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london, britain
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Z Nation (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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, zombie apocalypse, survival, apocalypse, virus, chaos, gory, deadly, gunfight, danger, on the road, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa
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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, twist ending, serious, scary, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manipulations, mysterious character, mind game, greed, on the run, manipulation, game, serial killer, unsupportive parent, plot twist, graphic violence, money ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
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The Hunger Games (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: future dystopia, survival, young heroes, against the odds, contests and competitions, youth, heroes, killings, heroine, death, trap, society ...
Time: future
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Luther (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A dark psychological crime drama starring Idris Elba as Luther, a man struggling with his own terrible demons, who might be as dangerous as the depraved murderers he hunts.
Style: atmospheric, tense, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, uncover truth, murder, crimes, talented, unlikely relationship, psychopath, law enforcement, multiple suspects, cruelty, partners, forensics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
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Kenneyville (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: There is something seriously wrong with Kenneyville. When, a young woman, KIM (Kelsey Oluk), from Toronto goes missing and police mysteriously drop the case earlier than expected, two private detectives are hired to find her. With undercover ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, woman in danger, confined, graphic violence, uncover truth, crimes, rescue, captivity, danger, violence spree, missing person, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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Not Like Others (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Vera and Vanja, two vampire sisters, are forced to run for their lives, when Vera kills the leader of a biker-gang in a night club. While escaping from the bikers, Vanja gets more determined that she wants to leave the outcast vampire-lifestyle and ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: gang, vampire, nightclub, siblings relations, crimes, graphic violence, society, deadly, family drama, supernatural, on the run, sisterhood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
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Strange Things Happen at Sundown (2003)
Genre: Horror, Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: What happens when normal people find they need to kill, in order to survive? This is the story of such a group of people, suddenly turned into vampires, and carving a path of blood and mayhem throughout New York City. Slowly, they lose their grip on ...
Style: serious, rough, scary, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, vampire, vengeance, on the run, deadly creature, crimes, supernatural, danger, graphic violence, survival, gang, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
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Zombie Apocalypse (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Months after a zombie plague has wiped out 90 percent of the American population, a small group of survivors fight their way cross-country to a rumored refuge on the island of Catalina.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, exciting, disaster movie
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie apocalypse, supernatural, apocalypse, zombie, gory, survival, plague, escapades, deadly, danger, graphic violence, virus ...
Place: usa
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Super Hybrid (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Late one night, a mysterious car is brought into the Chicago police impound garage after a deadly traffic accident. The on-call mechanics soon discover the car has a mind of its own. With hundreds of horsepower and two tons of reinforced steel at ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, rivalry, danger, chaos, chases and races, escapades, man versus machine, deadly, heroes, survival, violence spree, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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Dead Presidents (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Depicts a heist of old bills, retired from circulation and destined by the government to be "money to burn". However, more broadly, it addresses the issues of Black Americans' involvement in the Vietnam War and their subsequent ...
Style: tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, urban ghetto life, vietnam war, militant, redemption, friendship, soldier, post traumatic stress disorder, mercy killing, crime, crimes, civil rights ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, new york, usa, asia, bronx new york city ...
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