Revenge movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant revenge movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, suspenseful, bloody, serious, intense and realistic films and TV shows about / with revenge, murder, violence, vengeance, death, blood, brutality, gun, blood splatter and justice plots mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, China and other countries.
revenge
 10117
revenge movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as revenge: I Saw the Devil (2010), Oldboy (2003), Gladiator (2000), Nocturnal Animals (2016), Taken 3 (2014), Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003), Man on Fire (2004), The Punisher (2004), The Man from Nowhere (2010), The Foreigner (2017).

List of revenge movies

 7.8
 131K
I Saw the Devil (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: psychological, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: revenge, serial killer, vengeance, murder, violence, crimes, extreme violence, brutality, rape, strong violent content, mercilessness, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, korea, asia
Is relevant ?
 8.4
 578K
Oldboy (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: With no clue how he came to be imprisoned, drugged and tortured for 15 years, a desperate businessman seeks revenge on his captors.
Style: psychological, twist ending, bleak, gloomy, neo noir ...
Plot: revenge, incest, vengeance, mind game, older man younger woman relationship, psychological torture, kidnapping, confined, brother sister relationship, imprisonment, loneliness, father daughter incest ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, year 1988, year 2003, 20th century ...
Place: south korea, korea, asia, new york, seoul ...
Is relevant ?
 8.5
 1.5M
Gladiator (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Malta, Morocco
Duration: 155 min.
Story: In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to ...
Style: epic, captivating, breathtaking, emotional, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: ancient rome, revenge, sword fight, roman empire, ancient history, vengeance, gladiator, freedom, slavery, courage, warrior, roman ...
Time: middle ages, 50s
Place: rome italy, italy, ancient greece, north africa, germany ...
Is relevant ?
Nocturnal Animals (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Susan Morrow receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband – a man she left 20 years earlier – asking for her opinion of his writing. As she reads, she is drawn into the fictional life of Tony Hastings, a mathematics professor whose family ...
Style: neo noir, suspense, psychological, mind bending, touching ...
Plot: revenge, writers, ex husband ex wife relationship, husband wife relationship, loss of family, abortion, rape and murder, ex husband, flashback, infidelity, rape, loss of wife ...
Time: 2010s
Place: texas, new york, los angeles
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
vengeance movies
11086
violence movies
14554
chase movies
12305
murder movies
19704
 6.0
 194K
Taken 3 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Spain, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ex-government operative Bryan Mills finds his life is shattered when he's falsely accused of a murder that hits close to home. As he's pursued by a savvy police inspector, Mills employs his particular set of skills to track the real killer ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, breathtaking, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: revenge, kidnapping, one man army, murder, runaway, on the run, chase, frame up, hostage, police investigation, crimes, framed for murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, europe, santa monica california ...
Is relevant ?
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An assassin is shot at the altar by her ruthless employer, Bill and other members of their assassination circle – but 'The Bride' lives to plot her vengeance. Setting out for some payback, she makes a death list and hunts down those who ...
Style: tense, non-linear, bloody, suspense, visually appealing ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: revenge, martial arts, vengeance, female protagonist, mentor, dark hero, katana, organized crime, one man army, gangsters, hate, samurai ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 2000s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: japan, tokyo, austin texas, asia, usa ...
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 365K
Man on Fire (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, UK, USA, Mexico
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Jaded ex-CIA operative John Creasy reluctantly accepts a job as the bodyguard for a 10-year-old girl in Mexico City. They clash at first, but eventually bond, and when she's kidnapped he's consumed by fury and will stop at nothing to save ...
Style: tense, suspense, emotional, brutal, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, kidnapping, vengeance, cia, vigilantism, vigilante, lone hero, mercenary, justice, daring rescue, child abduction, child in peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 162K
The Punisher (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When undercover FBI agent Frank Castle's wife and son are slaughtered, he becomes 'the Punisher' -- a ruthless vigilante willing to go to any length to avenge his family.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, vengeance, lone hero, vigilante, vigilantism, violence, one man army, superhero, lone wolves, crimes, tough heroes, tragic hero ...
Time: year 2003
Place: florida, puerto rico, miami, virginia
Is relevant ?
The Man from Nowhere (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: His only friend called him 'the man from nowhere'... Taesik, a former special agent becomes a loner after losing his wife in a miserable accident and lives a bitter life running a pawnshop. He only has a few customers and a friend named ...
Style: suspense, serious, tense, brutal, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: revenge, martial arts, crimes, one man army, lone hero, kidnapping, rivalry, drugs, master warrior, heroes, drug lord, violent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, seoul, south korea
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 116K
The Foreigner (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA, India
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Quan is a humble London businessman whose long-buried past erupts in a revenge-fueled vendetta when the only person left for him to love – his teenage daughter – dies in a senseless act of politically-motivated terrorism. His relentless search ...
Style: suspense, exciting, harsh, political, bloody ...
Plot: revenge, terrorism, justice, tough guy, bomb, one against many, ex special forces, ira, death, martial arts, death of daughter, home invasion ...
Time: 2010s
Place: united kingdom, ireland, northern ireland, america, usa ...
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 161K
The Equalizer 2 (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Robert McCall returns to deliver his special brand of vigilante justice -- but how far will he go when it's someone he loves?
Style: suspense, bloody, neo noir, ambiguous ending, surprise ending ...
Plot: revenge, cia, one against many, tough guy, ex military, vigilantism, loner, one man army, warrior, kidnapping, vigilante, martial arts ...
Time: 2010s
Place: istanbul turkey, brussels, europe, north america, usa ...
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 802K
The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan, USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
Style: atmospheric, harsh, scenic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: date night, boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, revenge, vengeance, bear attack, snow, adventure, winter, life & death, obsessive quest, lone hero, bravery ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
brutality movies
10359
death movies
15236
mentor movies
9618
betrayal movies
9080
 7.4
 630K
John Wick (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, China
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.
Style: stylized, exciting, neo noir, brutal, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hitman, assassin, vengeance, revenge, vigilante, gangsters, gunfight, lone hero, one man army, martial arts, organized crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 60s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
Is relevant ?
Bound to Vengeance (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young woman, Eve, fights back and manages to escape a malicious abductor. However, after discovering she may not be the only victim, Eve unravels a darker truth and decides to turn the tables on her captor.
Style: disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, captivating, slasher ...
Plot: kidnapping, revenge, serial rapist, female vigilante, human trafficking, female killer, sex slave, captive, vengeance, rape and revenge, escape, murder ...
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 68K
Dead Man Down (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In New York City, a crime lord's right-hand man is seduced by a woman seeking retribution.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, neo noir, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, gangsters, crimes, twists and turns, blackmail, vengeance, guilt, vigilantism, secrets, deception, mysterious woman, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
Acts of Vengeance (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A fast-talking lawyer transforms his body and takes a vow of silence, not to be broken until he finds out who killed his wife and daughter and has his revenge.
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspense
Plot: revenge, lawyer, murder, murder investigation, stoicism, plot twist, justice, funeral, widower, witness, twists and turns, violence ...
Is relevant ?
I Spit on Your Grave (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An aspiring writer is repeatedly gang-raped, humiliated, and left for dead by four men whom she systematically hunts down to seek revenge.
Style: rough, macabre, psychological, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, rape and revenge, revenge, vengeance, kidnapping, sexual abuse, brutality, cruelty, torture, sex, sadism, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, england, europe, connecticut, new york ...
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 1.1M
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: futuristic, stylized, philosophical, captivating, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: distopia, revolution, revenge, fighting the system, freedom, vengeance, society, superhero, rebellion, vigilantism, mysterious character, masked vigilante ...
Time: future, near future, 2020s
Place: london, england, britain, big ben london, europe
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
suspense movies
18666
runaway movies
9325
suspenseful movies
19706
 8.0
 1.0M
Deadpool (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Deadpool tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new ...
Style: stylized, exciting, parody, humorous, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: superhero, revenge, violence, immortality, escapades, dark hero, mutant, invulnerability, regeneration, dark humor, fight scenes, x men ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 604K
Taken (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While vacationing with a friend in Paris, an American girl is kidnapped by a gang of human traffickers intent on selling her into forced prostitution. Working against the clock, her ex-spy father must pull out all the stops to save her. But with his ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, entertaining, suspense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, revenge, vigilantism, human trafficking, dark hero, chase, one man army, secret service, father daughter relationship, lone hero, abduction, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, usa, north america
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 340K
True Grit (2010)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. ...
Style: tense, suspense, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: revenge, bounty hunter, vengeance, cowboy, adventure, old west, justice, determination, gunfight, texas ranger, teenage girl, death of father ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 20th century
Place: arkansas, texas, oklahoma, california, usa
Is relevant ?
Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 247 min.
Story: Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair is a complete edit of the two-part martial arts action films Kill Bill: Vol. 1 and Kill Bill: Vol. 2. The film was originally scheduled to be released as one part. However, due to the film's over 4 hour ...
Style: bloody, brutal, scary, tense, exciting ...
Plot: revenge, sword, girl fight, wedding, martial arts, violence, brutality, death, justice, murder, twists and turns, crimes ...
Is relevant ?
 8.4
 1.2M
Memento (2000)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Suffering short-term memory loss after a head injury, Leonard Shelby embarks on a grim quest to find the lowlife who murdered his wife in this gritty, complex thriller that packs more knots than a hangman's noose. To carry out his plan, Shelby ...
Style: psychological, twist ending, surprise ending, suspense, philosophical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: amnesia, memory loss, murder, plot twist, mystery, memory, revenge, twists and turns, paranoia, psychology, vengeance, haunted by the past ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
redemption movies
8037
crimes movies
15663
gunfight movies
6040
intense movies
4912
 8.2
 413K
Unforgiven (1992)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: William Munny is a retired, once-ruthless killer turned gentle widower and hog farmer. To help support his two motherless children, he accepts one last bounty-hunter mission to find the men who brutalized a prostitute. Joined by his former partner ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, tense, realistic, harsh ...
Plot: revenge, vengeance, redemption, old west, cowboy, sheriff, crimes, prostitute, small town, gunfight, hitman, morality ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, kansas, usa
Is relevant ?
Django Unchained (2012)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.
Style: suspense, captivating, talky, brutal, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, slavery, violent, bounty hunter, revenge, vengeance, dark humor, gunfight, african american, old west, racial violence, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: usa, tennessee, austin texas, texas, mississippi
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 44K
Revenge (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jen is enjoying a romantic getaway with her wealthy boyfriend which is suddenly disrupted when his friends arrive for an unannounced hunting trip. Tension mounts in the house until the situation abruptly — and viciously — intensifies, ...
Style: suspense, bloody, tense, surreal, slasher ...
Plot: revenge, survival, rape and revenge, manhunt, female protagonist, strong female character, rape, desert, chase, brutality, drugs, woman kills a man ...
Time: 2010s
Is relevant ?
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The Bride unwaveringly continues on her roaring rampage of revenge against the band of assassins who had tried to kill her and her unborn child. She visits each of her former associates one-by-one, checking off the victims on her Death List Five ...
Style: suspense, non-linear, atmospheric, brutal, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, strong female lead, vengeance, sword fight, dark humor, martial arts, female assassin, tough girl, master warrior, assassin, vigilante, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: austin texas, japan, tokyo, el paso texas, mexico
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 102K
Colombiana (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Zoe Saldana plays a young woman who, after witnessing her parents’ murder as a child in Bogota, grows up to be a stone-cold assassin. She works for her uncle as a hitman by day, but her personal time is spent engaging in vigilante murders that she ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense, tricky ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, revenge, female assassin, crimes, female killer, hitman, assassin, one against many, tough girl, haunted by the past, vigilantism, lone hero ...
Time: 21st century, year 1992, contemporary, 90s
Place: colombia, latin america, new jersey, south america, usa ...
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 192K
The Northman (2022)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Prince Amleth is on the verge of becoming a man when his father is brutally murdered by his uncle, who kidnaps the boy's mother. Two decades later, Amleth is now a Viking who's on a mission to save his mother, kill his uncle and avenge his ...
Style: disturbing, saga, captivating, tense, philosophical ...
Plot: viking, revenge, medieval, prince, vengeance, sex scene, sword, fight, norse mythology, death of father, male protagonist, violence ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: iceland, northern ireland, norway
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 251K
Crank (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Professional assassin Chev Chelios learns his rival has injected him with a poison that will kill him if his heart rate drops.
Style: intense, exciting, humorous, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, tough heroes, dark humor, revenge, hitman, one man army, lone hero, assassin, drugs, gunfight, nudity (full frontal - brief), poison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, north america
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists