Beating movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant beating movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, tense, serious, suspense, suspenseful and psychological films and TV shows about / with beating, violence, brutality, murder, death, blood, punched in the face, flashback, betrayal and revenge plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Sweden and other countries.
beating movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as beating: Song for a Raggy Boy (2003), Gardens of the Night (2008), Maximum Ride (2016), King of Devil's Island (2010), Brimstone (2016), The Raid: Redemption (2011), I Saw the Devil (2010), The Invisible (2007), Big Fan (2009), Derailed (2005).

List of beating movies

Song for a Raggy Boy (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Ireland, UK, Denmark, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: William Franklin is a teacher who was born in Ireland and moved to the United States only to repatriate in 1939 after his leftist political views cause him to lose his job. Franklin becomes the first non-cleric instructor at St. Jude's, a ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, serious, bleak, realistic
Plot: boarding school life, dedicated educator, beating, discipline, reformatory, orphan, juvenile delinquency, fighting the system, teachers and students, human spirit, punishment, power relations ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: ireland, europe, spain
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Gardens of the Night (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After being abducted as children, and suffering years of abuse, a teenage boy and girl find themselves living on the street.
Style: serious, bleak, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Plot: child prostitution, hiding place, child abduction, beating, sexual abuse, pedophile, kidnapping, confined, haunted by the past, pimp, violence, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, pennsylvania, san diego california
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Maximum Ride (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Six children genetically cross-bred with avian DNA, complete with wings, take flight around the country to discover their origins.
Style: enigmatic, surprise ending, exciting, tense, suspense
Plot: experiment, supernatural power, teenage boy, rescue, danger, leader, deception, chase, mutant, stalking, teenage girl, beating ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, utah
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King of Devil's Island (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Norway, France, Sweden, Poland
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Based on a true story: Norwegian winter, 1915. On the island Bastøy, outside Oslo, a group of young boys aged 11 to 18, are held in an institution for delinquent youth, notorious for its sadistic regime. One day a new boy, Erling, arrives, ...
Style: bleak, tense, atmospheric, serious, stylized ...
Plot: punishment, prison life, island, beating, child abuse, sexual abuse, juvenile detention, humiliation, riot, escape attempt, rebellion, violence ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1915
Place: norway, scandinavia, poland, japan
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Brimstone (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: Netherlands, France, Germany, Belgium, Sweden, UK, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: In the menacing inferno of the old American West, Liz is a genuine survivor who is hunted by a vengeful preacher for a crime she didn’t commit.
Style: twists and turns, suspense, brutal, epic, cult film ...
Plot: father daughter incest, sexual torture, rape, pedophile, mute, female protagonist, preacher, plot twist, mute girl, sexual sadism, beating, murder ...
Time: 19th century
Place: netherlands
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The Raid: Redemption (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, France, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Deep in the heart of Jakarta's slums lies an impenetrable safe house for the world's most dangerous killers and gangsters. Until now, the run-down apartment block has been considered untouchable to even the bravest of police. Cloaked under ...
Style: suspense, brutal, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, swat team, death, warrior, fist fighting, drug lord, swat, strong violent content, survival, danger, fight, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia, hong kong
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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, suspenseful, psychological, serious, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, violence, revenge, vengeance, psychopath, extreme violence, cat and mouse, torture, loss of spouse, mercilessness, crime and punishment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea
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The Invisible (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden, South Africa
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After an attack leaves him in limbo -- invisible to the living and also near death -- a teenager discovers the only person who might be able help him is his attacker.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: coma, high school, invisibility, afterlife, ghost, friendship, beating, teenager, regret, family relations, juvenile delinquency, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Big Fan (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paul Aufiero, a 35-year-old parking-garage attendant from Staten Island, is the self-described "world's biggest New York Giants fan". One night, Paul and his best friend Sal spot Giants star linebacker Quantrell Bishop at a gas ...
Style: talky, tragicomedy, disturbing, bleak, dark humor ...
Plot: loser, obsessed fan, obsession, sport, football, beating, nothing goes right, life is a bitch, dysfunctional character, hospital, gun, diner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, texas
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Derailed (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, they are forced to turn the tables on him to save their families.
Style: suspenseful, rough, surprise ending, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: blackmail, dangerous attraction, crimes, infidelity, disorder, danger, dishonesty, rape, deception, extramarital affair, adultery, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Body of Lies (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The CIA’s hunt is on for the mastermind of a wave of terrorist attacks. Roger Ferris is the agency’s man on the ground, moving from place to place, scrambling to stay ahead of ever-shifting events. An eye in the sky – a satellite link – ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, clever, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, spy, espionage, government agency, intelligence agency, off the grid, torture, danger, bomb, explosion, beating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, jordan, dubai, turkey, saudi arabia ...
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The Art of Self-Defense (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Casey is attacked at random on the street and enlists in a local dojo led by a charismatic and mysterious Sensei in an effort to learn how to defend himself. What he uncovers is a sinister world of fraternity, violence and hypermasculinity and a ...
Style: psychological, captivating, surprise ending, twist ending
Plot: karate, dojo, conspiracy, fascist, gang leader, beating, accountant, agoraphobia, martial arts, brutality, aggression, paranoia ...
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Perfect Obedience (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The fictional Father Ángel de la Cruz is based on Legion of Christ founder Marcial Maciel, whose long history of child abuse was not addressed until 2006 and only publicly acknowledged in 2009. But director Luis Urquiza chooses to structure his ...
Plot: pedophile, child abuse, catholic church, priest, punishment, obedience, corporal punishment, beating, bullying, lie, forbidden love, teenager ...
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Murdered for Being Different (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 61 min.
Story: Drama telling the true story of the murder of 20-year-old Sophie Lancaster in 2007, who was kicked to death in a park by a gang. Her boyfriend, Robert Maltby, was also severely beaten and put into a coma. The two of them were attacked because they ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating, sincere
Plot: goth, goth girl, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, youth, violence, investigation, beating, threat, hate crime, society, teenage boy, confession ...
Time: year 2007
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Footsteps (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young man called Andrew is forced to endure a bitter encounter with a man known as the Cameraman, who enjoys filming beatings, murders and rapes in an abandoned underpass.
Plot: beating, blood, coma, loss of job, violence, video camera, pepper spray, hospital, depression, cameraman, knife, mask ...
Place: england
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The Green Elephant (1999)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The movie is set in the brig, the walls of which are painted in a poisonous green color. There fall into two junior officers, Sergei "Fallen" Pakhomov and Vladimir "Little brother" Epifantsev. So, both lieutenant begin their ...
Style: macabre, sadistic, art house, rough, sinister ...
Plot: male rape, feces, prison, violence, exploitation, deviant sex, pervert, prisoner, murder, sexual cruelty, jail cell, all male cast ...
Place: russia
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School (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: 9 "A" was an exemplary class, while their class teacher was Nosov Anatoly Germanovich - a strong and experienced teacher, recognized in 2009 as the Teacher of the Year. After his sudden illness, 9 "A" is left without a strong ...
Style: depressing, atmospheric, brutal, gothic
Plot: puberty, teenage sex, school, troubled youth, teenager, underage smoking, controversy, beating, subculture, teenage life, friendship, brutality ...
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Sleeping with the Devil (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Professional nurse Rebecca Dubrovich is swept off her feet by charming millionaire Dick Strang, and the two begin a passionate romance. Only when it is too late does Rebecca discover that Strang has a very dark side...
Style: captivating, touching, suspenseful, sincere
Plot: marital abuse, paraplegic, abusive husband, beating, fear, saving a life, despot, rehabilitation, love, nurse, woman in danger, gym ...
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The Occupant (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An unemployed executive is forced to sell his apartment. When he discovers that he still has the keys, he becomes obsessed with the family that now lives there and decides to recover the life he has lost, at any price.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Plot: blackmail, intruder, suspicion, unemployed, beating, jealousy, couple relations, couples, pedophile, chambermaid, sociopath, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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Run for Your Life (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A journalist must make a decision to flee with her two children from her abusive ex-husband or kill him before he kills her.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, serious
Plot: intrigue, false identity, violence against women, starting over, domestic violence, legal system, trial, abusive husband, beating, hitman, emotional abuse, journalist ...
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On My Skin (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The incredible true story behind the most controversial Italian court cases in recent years. Stefano Cucchi was arrested for a minor crime and mysteriously found dead during his detention. In one week's time, a family is changed forever.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, tense, suspenseful
Plot: abuse of power, interrogation, injury, beating, lawyer client relationship, police, brutality, prisoner, medical examination, mysterious death, bureaucracy, drug use ...
Place: rome italy
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Bad Samaritan (2018)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A thieve makes a disturbing discovery in the house where he breaks in. Later, when he returns to the same house with his partner in crime, things are not longer how he expected.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Plot: violence, serial killer, psychopath, obsession, investigation, captive, maniac, murder, home invasion, danger, police, psycho killer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon, portland oregon
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Tomb Raider (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared.
Style: exciting, suspense, surprise ending, reboot, captivating ...
Plot: female protagonist, strong female character, tough girl, chase, female fighter, peril, survival, island, jungle, rescue, treasure hunt, courage ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s
Place: hong kong, london
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Mersal (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 172 min.
Story: A few individuals in the medical profession are murdered or kidnapped, and the cop investigating the case suspects a doctor and arrests him. But is he the one who is behind these crimes? And why are they being committed?
Style: suspense, serious, mysterious, epic, emotional
Plot: revenge, anger, rage, murder, brutality, hidden truth, medicine, brother brother relationship, doctor, betrayal, fight, beating ...
Time: 2010s, 70s
Place: paris france
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.45 (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Kate and her brutish boyfriend Big Al sell handguns on the streets of New York. She's smart, stylish, and self-confident, but all that leaves her when Al, in a jealous and self-indulgent rage, beats her. Three friends encourage her recovery: ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: addiction, femme fatale, life is a bitch, deadly, crimes, couples, vengeance, obsession, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, passion, arms dealer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
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The Taint (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The water is tainted. The Taint poisons the minds of men. It turns them into raging misogynists: monsters who want nothing more than to crush women's heads with rocks (or other objects). When society is transformed into a land of sadistic ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, scary, semi serious, gross out humor
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, survival, chaos, gory, slasher, buddies, zombie, deadly, danger, supernatural, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Orange Is the New Black (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: A crime she committed in her youthful past sends Piper Chapman to a women's prison, where she trades her comfortable New York life for one of unexpected camaraderie and conflict in an eccentric group of fellow inmates.
Style: clever, realistic, humorous, cynical, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, prison life, lgbt, prison, life turned upside down, women's prison, women in prison, gender, perversion, fish out of water, first lesbian experience ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york state, new york
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Lost in Paradise (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Vietnam
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Khoi, a naive twenty-year-old, travels to Ho Chi Minh City from the countryside to begin a new life. It's his first time in the big city and he's looking for a place to live. He befriends Dong, a handsome extrovert who offers to share his ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, prostitute, gay relationship, love affair, pimp, mentally challenged, friends, love and romance, gender, love triangle, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, vietnam, saigon
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Star Boys (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Through the eyes of two 12-year-old boys, the sexual revolution arrives in a conservative and religious small town in Northern Finland.
Style: captivating, disturbing, sexy, thought provoking, surprise ending
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: sexual revolution, infidelity, marriage crisis, beating, anger, birthday, cheating, adultery, dysfunctional marriage, birthday party, friendship, wife leaves husband ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: finland, europe
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Looking for Jackie (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: China
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jackie Chan is the undefeated Kung Fu Master who dishes out the action in traditional Jackie Chan style. When a young boy sets out to learn how to fight from the Master himself, he not only witnesses some spectacular fights, but learns some ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: martial arts, ambition, disorder, youth, family, athlete and trainer, teaching the ways of the world, showdown, master warrior, violence, beating, karate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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