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, serious, suspense, suspenseful, tense and exciting films and TV shows about / with beating, violence, brutality, chase, blood, vengeance, death, murder, runaway and revenge 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 beating: King of Devil's Island (2010), I Saw the Devil (2010), Gardens of the Night (2008), Song for a Raggy Boy (2003), The Invisible (2007), The Raid (2011), Blind Spot (2002), Big Fan (2009), Don't Breathe (2016), Perfect Obedience (2014).

List of beating movies

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, thought provoking ...
Plot: punishment, beating, prison life, island, child abuse, sexual abuse, humiliation, juvenile detention, riot, escape attempt, rebellion, fighting the system ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1915
Place: norway, eastern europe, scandinavia, poland, japan
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 7.8
 117K
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, serious, unusual plot structure, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, revenge, vengeance, violence, psychopath, extreme violence, beating, sadism, cat and mouse, strong violent content, mercilessness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea
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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, beating, hiding place, child abduction, pedophile, sexual abuse, kidnapping, confined, haunted by the past, pimp, kidnapper, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, san diego california, pennsylvania
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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: thought provoking, disturbing, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: dedicated educator, beating, boarding school life, reformatory, discipline, gay rape, orphan, juvenile delinquency, fighting the system, teachers and students, human spirit, power relations ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: ireland, europe, spain
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 6.2
 35K
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: invisibility, beating, coma, high school, afterlife, ghost, friendship, regret, family relations, high school life, juvenile delinquency, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 196K
The Raid (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: brutal, exciting, suspense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, swat team, fist fighting, swat, death, warrior, fistfight, fighting crime, drug lord, fight, survival, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, hong kong
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 6.2
 178
Blind Spot (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three strangers are drawn together in search of Darcy, a man they all love who has been involved with some nasty underworld business.
Style: neo noir, touching, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Plot: beating, gay teenager, disappearance, missing person, seduction, journey, search, unrequited love, hallucination, coming of age, stolen identity, loss of innocence ...
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 6.7
 9K
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, witty ...
Plot: beating, loser, obsessed fan, obsession, sport, football, nothing goes right, life is a bitch, dysfunctional character, hospital, dark humor, diner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, texas
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 7.1
 241K
Don't Breathe (2016)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of teens break into a blind man's home thinking they'll get away with the perfect crime. They're wrong.
Style: suspense, twist ending, brutal, tense, scary ...
Plot: thief, violence, home invasion, heist gone wrong, held captive, cat and mouse, break in, trapped, robbery gone awry, murder, sole survivor, survival ...
Place: california, michigan, detroit
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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, beating, pedophile priest, priest, punishment, obedience, chastity, corporal punishment, bullying, forbidden love ...
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 7.1
 38K
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: suspense, twists and turns, brutal, epic, cult film ...
Plot: father daughter incest, rape, church, sexual torture, pedophile, obsession, mute, female protagonist, sign language, brutality, plot twist, preacher ...
Time: 19th century
Place: netherlands
Is relevant ?
 3.6
 4K
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, tense, suspense, surprise ending, exciting
Plot: teenage boy, experiment, supernatural power, heroine, mutant, female fighter, rescue, martial arts, strong female character, wings, super strength, danger ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, utah
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 7.1
 39K
Narc (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An undercover narc dies, the investigation stalls, so the Detroit P.D. brings back Nick Tellis, fired 18-months ago when a stray bullet hits a pregnant woman. Tellis teams with Henry Oak, a friend of the dead narc and an aggressive cop constantly ...
Style: tense, bleak, twists and turns, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, undercover, police corruption, child abuse, police brutality, police investigation, investigation, police detective, drug dealing, drug addict, drug overdose, police shootout ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 219K
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, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, spy, government agency, espionage, intelligence agency, off the grid, torture, danger, bomb, cia agent, explosion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, jordan, dubai, manchester england, saudi arabia ...
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 6.8
 1K
The Turncoat (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Directed by Academy Award-winner Florian Gallenberger from Sigefried Lenz's international bestseller, "Der Überläufer" is set in the summer of 1944. German soldier Walter Proska is about to return to the Eastern Front when his train ...
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, captivating, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: nazi germany, world war two, partisan, german soldier, soldier, pow, defector, beating, escape, male objectification, jail, abuse ...
Time: year 1944, year 1945, 1940s, year 1956
Place: berlin germany, hamburg germany
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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, master warrior, dojo, conspiracy, female martial artist, beating, gang leader, fascist, accountant, martial arts, agoraphobia, manipulative person ...
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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, sincere, psychological, captivating
Plot: goth, goth girl, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, youth, violence, investigation, threat, hate crime, beating, society, confession, teenage boy ...
Time: year 2007
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 744
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, brutal, gothic, atmospheric
Plot: troubled youth, puberty, school, teenager, teenage sex, subculture, beating, teenage life, suicidal tendency, social misfits, family relations, brutality ...
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 5.9
 6K
Mum & Dad (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mum and Dad, and their 'adopted' children, Birdie & Elbie, work at the airport. The family live off whatever they scavenge from cargo holds, offices and hotels - including a steady stream of transient workers who populate the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, brutal, realistic, sadistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: held captive, woman in danger, torture, murder, family relations, sexploitation, eccentric family, psychopath, serial killer, moral dilemma, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, london
Is relevant ?
 4.1
 295
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, camera, coma, loss of job, video camera, pepper spray, hospital, mask, knife, cameraman, depression, subway ...
Place: england
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 21K
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, complex, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, violence, investigation, obsession, psychopath, psycho killer, sadism, home invasion, maniac, sadist, captive, held captive ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon, portland oregon
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 198K
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, female fighter, chase, survival, peril, rescue, jungle, treasure hunt, island, courage ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s
Place: hong kong, london
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 73K
Walking Tall (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A former U.S. soldier returns to his hometown to find it overrun by crime and corruption, which prompts him to clean house.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: ex military, lone hero, ex soldier, small town, home invasion, heroes, fighting crime, one against many, one man army, vigilantism, stripper, tough guy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 7.4
 69K
Open Range (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, contemplative, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: old west, cowboy, vengeance, gunfight, civil war veteran, friendship, murder, horse, gunslinger, doctor, corruption, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: texas
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Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Thailand, France, Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the head of a statue sacred to a village is stolen, a young martial artist goes to the big city and finds himself taking on the underworld to retrieve it.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, muay thai, gangsters, master warrior, heroes, wrestler, bet, theft, sadism, anger, robbery, thief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand, hong kong, tokyo
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 19K
In Hell (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man must survive a prison where hardened criminals battle to the death for the warden's entertainment.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: martial arts, prison, survival, prison life, prisoner, heroes, revenge, murder, prison riot, warden, isolation, showdown ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, latin america, hong kong, california, ireland ...
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 28K
Beyond Borders (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Beyond Borders is an epic tale of the turbulent romance between two star-crossed lovers set against the backdrop of the world's most dangerous hot spots. Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie stars as Sarah Jordan, an American living in London in ...
Style: touching, captivating, emotional, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: charity, surgery, negotiation, starvation, pianist, desert, landmine, love affair, romance, obsessive quest, war, fall in love ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1989, year 1993 ...
Place: africa, london, england, ethiopia, cambodia ...
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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, mad, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lgbt, prison life, life turned upside down, prison, women in prison, gender, strong female character, lesbianism, perversion, lesbian sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york state, new york
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Welcome to Marwen (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A man copes with life after an assault by constructing a miniature replica version of a World War II era town in his backyard. Adapted from the 2010 documentary "Marwencol."
Style: uplifting, funny, psychological, sincere, sad ...
Plot: rehabilitation, fictional war, photographer, fall in love, court, hate crime, unrequited love, fear, beating, neighbor neighbor relationship, friendship, marriage proposal ...
Time: 60s, 1940s, 20th century, 2000s, year 2000 ...
Place: belgium, new york
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 30K
Ong Bak 2 (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Moments from death a young man is rescued by a renowned warrior. Realizing unsurpassed physical potential in the young boy he trains him into the most dangerous man alive. As he becomes a young man he goes on a lone mission of vengeance against the ...
Style: serious, stylized, weird, harsh, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, betrayal, master warrior, destiny, one man army, vengeance, obsessive quest, danger, rivalry, human spirit, obsession, graphic violence ...
Time: 15th century, 1400s, middle ages
Place: thailand, asia, hong kong, china
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