Lawlessness movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant lawlessness movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, tense, rough, captivating and exciting films and TV shows about / with lawlessness, murder, suspense, violence, gun, revenge, gang, brutality, gunfight and gangsters plots mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, China and other countries.
lawlessness movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as lawlessness: Ned Kelly (2003), Leviathan (2014), Two Rabbits (2012), In Syria (2017), Apache Junction (2021), I'm Not There (2007), American Skin (2019), Cold Courage (2020), Switch: Change the World (2018), How I Became a Gangster (2019).

List of lawlessness movies

Ned Kelly (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Crime, History, Romance, Western
Country: Australia, UK, USA, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After getting threatened by Kelly's friends and family, Constable Fitzpatrick places the blame on Ned Kelly and exaggerates what happened. With the biggest ever award available, Kelly and his gang set into the wild, to remain hidden from ...
Style: romantic, captivating, factual, sincere, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gang, irish, folk hero, injustice, bank robbery, wilderness, lawlessness, resistance, revenge, unfulfillment, ambition, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s, 1880s
Place: australia, new south wales, ireland
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Leviathan (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In a Russian coastal town, Kolya is forced to fight the corrupt mayor when he is told that his house will be demolished. He recruits a lawyer friend to help, but the man's arrival brings further misfortune for Kolya and his family.
Style: thought provoking, bleak, depressing, atmospheric, meditative ...
Plot: lawyer, adultery, corruption, infidelity, justice, alcoholic, small town, alcohol abuse, courtroom, drunk, corrupt mayor, unhappy wife ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: russia
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Two Rabbits (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Edgar is a young upper-middle class man, close to completing 30 years old, he lives a full life crisis and is in a position common to the vast majority of Brazilians. On the one hand the power, represented by a corrupt state, abusive and absent in ...
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, twisted, sexy
Plot: criminal, political corruption, lawlessness, money, hostage, outlaw gang, gang, murderer, criminal gang, crime boss, suspense, organized crime ...
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
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In Syria (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Belgium, France, Lebanon
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mother attempts to keep her family safe as war rages and a sniper lies in wait outside her home.
Style: atmospheric, emotional, compassionate, heartbreaking, social ...
Plot: suspense, self sacrifice, lawlessness, strong female character, hiding, mother, strong female lead, wartime life, life is a bitch, rescue attempt, coping, desperation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: syria
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Apache Junction (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Romance, Western
Country: Thailand, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Apache Junction is an outpost of lawlessness, a haven for thieves and cold-blooded killers. After big-city reporter Annabelle Angel arrives to write an article on the town, she becomes a target when notorious gunslinger Jericho Ford comes to her ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense
Plot: reporter, gunslinger, showdown, gunfight, lawlessness, manhunt, bandit, protector, old west, gang, criminal gang, murderer ...
Place: arizona
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I'm Not There (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Germany, Canada, USA, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Six actors portray six personas of music legend Bob Dylan in scenes depicting various stages of his life, chronicling his rise from unknown folksinger to international icon and revealing how Dylan constantly reinvented himself.
Style: non-linear, stylized, meditative, talky, lyrical ...
Plot: music, musician, actor, poet, rock, drugs, art, brutality, african american, drug addiction, artist, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 50s, 20th century, year 1964 ...
Place: usa, new york, london, woodstock, harlem ...
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American Skin (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Marine veteran working as a school janitor tries to mend his relationship with his son after a divorce. When his son is killed by a police officer found innocent without standing trial, he takes matters into his own hands.
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, psychological thriller
Plot: fight for justice, vigilantism, lawlessness, revenge, hostage, price of justice, lynching, father son relationship, injustice, incompetent police, murder, police station ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
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Cold Courage (2020)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Two young Finnish women in London are drawn inexorably together via the Studio - a clandestine group dedicated to bringing justice to those beyond the law. But, as their battle against exploitation, violence and corporate greed intensifies, will the ...
Style: tense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: secret organization, women, corporate greed, social problems, lawlessness, female protagonist, legal, breaking the law, greed, suspense, violence, wrongful imprisonment
Place: london
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Switch: Change the World (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: A man is a swindler. He is smart enough to take the bar exam, but he could not become a prosecutor. Disregarding favoritism and biases by prosecutors, the man makes criminals pay for crimes that prosecutors did not.
Style: entertaining, disturbing, captivating
Plot: law and order, fighting crime, fight for justice, breaking the law, lawyer, cons and scams, hotshot lawyer, lawlessness, fighting the system, lynching, cheating, fraud
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How I Became a Gangster (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A polish gangster discovers the senselessness of his life.
Style: visually appealing, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafioso, criminal underworld, character change, true crime, mafia, criminal as protagonist, organized crime, group of criminals, criminal organization, lifestyle change, changing lives, personality change ...
Place: poland, europe
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The Prison (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An imprisoned ex-police inspector discovers that the entire penitentiary is controlled by an inmate running a crime syndicate and becomes part of the crime empire.
Style: tense, captivating
Plot: prison, suspense, jailed, prison violence, gangsters, gang, outlaw gang, prisoner, syndicate, prison life, jail, crime boss ...
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Eminence Hill (2019)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A trail of revenge leads a notorious killer and a lawman to a town of fanatics.
Style: suspenseful, breathtaking, intense, captivating
Plot: sex scene, female nudity, false accusation, lawlessness, puzzle, partners, suspense, criminal gang, journey, love interest, tough guy, escapades ...
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The Battery (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In rural Connecticut, baseball players Ben and Mickey are trying to survive a zombie plague. They are forced to form a battery: a catcher and a pitcher who work together to outwit the batter, the one who hits the ball. And the batter in this case ...
Style: disturbing, road movie, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: zombie, survival, post apocalypse, supernatural, zombie apocalypse, on the road, countryside, reluctant partners, chaos, escapades, odd couple, ego clash ...
Time: 21st century
Place: connecticut, new england, usa
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The Forever Purge (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: All the rules are broken as a sect of lawless marauders decides that the annual Purge does not stop at daybreak and instead should never end as they chase a group of immigrants who they want to punish because of their harsh historical past.
Style: scary, disturbing, tense, psychological, bloody ...
Plot: killing spree, human monster, murder, vigilante, suspense, racism, distopia, survival, mayhem, survival horror, desert, anti heroine ...
Time: near future, 2040s, 21st century
Place: el paso texas, mexico, usa, texas
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Kung Fu Hustle (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Set in Canton, China in the 1940s, the story revolves in a town ruled by the Axe Gang, Sing who desperately wants to become a member. He stumbles into a slum ruled by eccentric landlords who turns out to be the greatest kung-fu masters in disguise. ...
Style: humorous, stylized, surreal, parody, exciting ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, heroes, master warrior, lone hero, mob boss, gang, kung fu fighting, gangsters, fight, murder, rivalry ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, shanghai, asia
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Panic in Year Zero! (1962)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While on a fishing trip, Harry Baldwin (Ray Milland) and his family hear an explosion and realize that Los Angeles has been leveled by a nuclear attack. Looters and killers are everywhere. Escaping to the hills with his family, he sets about the ...
Style: apocalyptic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, atomic bomb, distopia, disaster, apocalypse, nuclear holocaust, nuclear threat, suspense, redneck, military, survival horror ...
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, southern california
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Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An aging Pat Garrett is hired as a lawman on behalf of a group of wealthy New Mexico cattle barons--his sole purpose being to bring down his old friend Billy the Kid.
Style: bleak, realistic, reflective, enigmatic, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: gunfight, manhunt, great dialogue, destiny, female nudity, violence, death, brutality, murder, bounty hunter, unlikely friendships, runaway ...
Time: 70s, 19th century, 1880s
Place: california, usa, new mexico, mexico
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Mad Max (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a self-destructing world, a vengeful Australian policeman sets out to stop a violent motorcycle gang.
Style: futuristic, road movie, suspenseful, stylized, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night, manly
Plot: apocalypse, chase, post apocalypse, vengeance, car chase, revenge, car, biker, dystopic future, chaos, violence spree, exploitation ...
Time: future
Place: australia, oceania
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News of the World (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A Texan traveling across the wild West bringing the news of the world to local townspeople, agrees to help rescue a young girl who was kidnapped.
Style: touching, road movie, suspenseful, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: native american, american civil war, civil war veteran, teaching the ways of the world, friendship, rescue, runaway, cowboy, hopes, unlikely friendships, mentor, organized crime ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s, 1870s, year 1865
Place: dallas texas, san antonio texas, usa, texas
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The First Purge (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America test a sociological theory that vents aggression for one night in one isolated community. But when the violence of oppressors meets the rage of ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, slasher, psychological, scary ...
Plot: murder, sadism, atrocity, social injustice, survival horror, suspense, abuse of power, experiment, racism, politics, violence, distopia ...
Time: year 2014, year 2017, 2010s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
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The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Three groups of people are trying to survive Purge Night, when their stories intertwine and are left stranded in The Purge trying to survive the chaos and violence that occurs.
Style: tense, breathtaking, exciting, dystopian, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, home invasion, survival horror, masked man, group of strangers, future dystopia, graphic violence, survival, rage, violence, violent, suspense ...
Time: near future, 2020s, future, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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The Day After (1983)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The film portrays a fictional nuclear war between NATO forces and the Warsaw Pact that rapidly escalates into a full scale exchange between the United States and the Soviet Union, focusing on the residents of Lawrence, Kansas, and Kansas City, ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, futuristic, harsh, serious ...
Plot: cold war, nuclear war, disaster, apocalypse, post apocalypse, end of the world, nuclear holocaust, radiation, catastrophe, distopia, nuclear bomb, natural disaster ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century
Place: usa, kansas, new jersey, missouri, nebraska ...
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Junk (2006)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marina (Alyona Babenko) is a journalist contemplating retiring, bored of writing stories of serial killers and murders that are front page news one day, and then are quickly forgotten the next. At a large house a lawyer is holed up, police are in ...
Plot: journalist, lawyer, poverty, investigation, insanity, serial killer, insane, vicious, naked man, crazy, lawlessness, jerk ...
Place: moscow russia
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Taggart (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Taggart's family is slaughtered by a rival rancher. Taggart mortally wounds the rancher and kills his son. Before he dies the rancher hires three bounty hunters to avenge him with the promise of $5000 as a reward. Taggart must flee into Apache ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting
Plot: revenge, old west, tough heroes, farm, heroes, master criminal, rivalry, fish out of water, law and order, revenge killing, gang member, gang leader ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona
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Firepower (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the year 2007, crime has risen at an exponential rate. Once highly populated metropolises such as Los Angeles are no longer inhabitable. These cities have transformed into "Hell Zones," ruled by violent street gangs. The Hell Zone, ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, street gang, suspense, katana, murder, nightclub, gang, computer cracker, fixed fight, tough heroes, working undercover, theater ...
Time: future, near future, 2000s, year 2006
Place: los angeles, usa
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Neon City (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: "Mad Max" clone set in the not-too-distant future about a group of people trying to escape to a safe haven called Neon City after a solar disaster that has decimated the Earth.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, bleak, serious, apocalyptic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, apocalypse, chaos, society, scientist, mutant, bounty hunter, utopia, cyberpunk, distopia, prostitute ...
Time: future, 21st century
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Town Tamer (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A gunfighter is hired to clean up a wild frontier town, but there are forces afoot who want to keep the town as wide-open as it is. Lyle Bettger, Bruce Cabot and Richard Jaeckel co-star as the lawless bad guys in this Western based on a novel by ...
Style: serious, stylized, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: horse, vengeance, hitman, gunfighter, witnessing a crime, lone wolves, gang, americana, manhunt, alcohol abuse, righting the wronged, vigilantism ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, montana
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Prawo Ojca (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When the ex-racing driver's teenage daughter is brutally raped, her father seeks justice on his own.
Plot: rape and revenge, rape, brutality, revenge, father daughter relationship, lawlessness, disco, videotaping, female nudity, helplessness, forest, teenage daughter ...
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Chappie (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Every child comes into the world full of promise, and none more so than Chappie: he is gifted, special, a prodigy. Like any child, Chappie will come under the influence of his surroundings—some good, some bad—and he will rely on his heart and ...
Style: touching, stylized, emotional, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: robot, artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, cyborgs, distopia, androids and robots, technology, first contact, technology gone awry, a.i., gangsters, human versus robot ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s, 21st century
Place: africa, south africa, johannesburg south africa
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Criminal Law (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A rising young attorney successfully defends a man accused of murder, only to have the same type of murder then happen again. Right away the previously defended man hires the attorney again, and although the attorney is quite certain that he is the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, neo noir, clever, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, courtroom, lawyer, murder, investigation, psychopath, police investigation, chase, courtroom drama, nude, suspense, revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston, new jersey, texas, usa
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