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 suspenseful, suspense, intense, serious, realistic and rough films and TV shows about / with vengeance, revenge, murder, violence, storytelling, brutality, dialogue, mentor, rivalry and chase plots mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
revenge movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as revenge: Gladiator (2000), I Saw the Devil (2010), Blue Ruin (2013), Oldboy (2003), The Revenant (2015), Blitz (2011), Wild Tales (2014), I Spit on Your Grave (1978), The Exterminator (1980), Carrie (2013).

List of revenge movies

I Spit on Your Grave: Vengeance is Mine (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jennifer Hills is still tormented by the brutal sexual assault she endured years ago. She’s changed identities and cities, reluctantly joining a support group where she begins to piece together a new life. But when her new friend’s murderer goes ...
Style: rough, surreal, psychological, bleak
Plot: revenge, violence, group therapy, murder, rape victim, investigation, female protagonist, torture, vigilantism, female friendship, borderline personality disorder, police ...
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Gladiator (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK
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, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: warrior, vengeance, roman empire, courage, master warrior, pride and honor, emperor, tragic hero, heroes, freedom, slavery, revenge ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: spain, north africa, dungeon, rome italy, germany ...
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I Saw the Devil (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 142 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, bleak, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, vengeance, violence, revenge, psychopath, loss of spouse, crime and punishment, track down, cat and mouse, mercilessness, extreme violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, south korea, korea
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Blue Ruin (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The quiet life of a beach bum is upended by dreadful news. He sets off for his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance but proves an inept assassin and finds himself in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family.
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, rough, brutal ...
Plot: vengeance, revenge, vigilantism, crimes, haunted by the past, deadly, vigilante, violence, death, disorder, violence spree, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa, delaware
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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: atmospheric, bleak, psychological, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: incest, vengeance, secret, loneliness, sin, revenge, losing-it hero, confined, mind game, violence, life is a bitch, neo noir ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, 20th century, 2000s
Place: korea, asia, south korea, stockholm sweden, manhattan new york city ...
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The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, violence, lone hero, revenge, snow, old west, betrayal, native american, manhunt, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
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Blitz (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A tough, renegade cop is dispatched to take down a serial killer who has been targeting police officers.
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, talky, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, revenge, murder, police detective, law enforcer killer, cop as target, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, crimes, stalking, police brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, new orleans, new jersey
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Wild Tales (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Six short stories that explore the extremities of human behavior involving people in distress.
Style: tense, psychological, dark humor, cynical, biting ...
Plot: human nature, twists & turns, revenge, unlikely criminals, wedding party, road rage, corruption, violence, fighting the system, multiple storylines, destiny, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
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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: banned film, psychological, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual abuse, rape and revenge, rape, vengeance, revenge, murder, psychopath, cruelty, brutality, danger, serial killer, sadism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: england, germany, europe, new york, connecticut
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The Exterminator (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man's best friend is killed on the streets of New York. The man (Robert Ginty) then transforms into a violent killer, turning New York into a great war zone and Christopher George is the only one to stop him.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, brutal, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, revenge, vigilante, violence, chase, murder, police investigation, vengeance, gory, deadly, fighting the system, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new york, vietnam, asia, usa, new jersey ...
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Carrie (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, scary, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, high school, social misfits, supernatural ability, telekinesis, teenage life, humiliation, revenge, supernatural, gory, alienation, massacre ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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John Tucker Must Die (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After discovering they are all dating the same same guy, three popular students from different cliques band together for revenge, so they enlist the help of a new gal in town and conspire to break the jerk's heart, while destroying his ...
Style: humorous, romantic, entertaining, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, womanizer, high school life, basketball, revenge, popularity, high school, romance, wooing, cheating, manipulation, cheerleader ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey
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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, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, criminal's revenge, blackmail, crime lord, crime, gangsters, mysterious woman, enemy, right hand man, mob boss, danger, seduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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22 Bullets (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Charly Matteï has turned his back on his life as an outlaw. For the last three years, he's led a peaceful life devoting himself to his wife and two children. Then, one winter morning, he's left for dead in the parking garage in ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, shooting, chase, revenge, violence, murder, hospital, left for dead, cemetery, crime, brutality, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, marseille
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Cape Fear (1991)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Sam Bowden is a small-town corporate attorney. Max Cady is a tattooed, cigar-smoking, bible-quoting, psychotic rapist. What do they have in common? Fourteen years ago, Sam was a public defender assigned to Max Cady's rape trial, and he made a ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: family in danger, lawyer, fear, dangerous attraction, rape, rapist, crime, revenge, prison, serial killer, criminal's revenge, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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Munich (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, factual, based on true events ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, assassination, politics, revenge, terrorism, murder, jewish, vengeance, morality, justice, paranoia ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: middle east, europe, israel, lebanon, germany ...
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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, surprise ending, tense, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: memory loss, uncover truth, amnesia, vengeance, mystery, paranoia, revenge, haunted by the past, murder, mistaken identity, rape, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The film that brings back horror icon Freddy Krueger as a darker and more sinister character than ever before. While Freddy is on the prowl a group of teenagers being stalked soon learn they all have a common factor making them targets for this ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: slasher, torture, nightmare comes true, gory, revenge, small town, danger, serial killer, back from the dead, youth, supernatural, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
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Silent Hill (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, France, Japan, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The eerie and deserted ghost town of Silent Hill draws a young mother desperate to find a cure for her only child's illness. Unable to accept the doctor's diagnosis that her daughter should be permanently institutionalized for psychiatric ...
Style: scary, dark, surreal, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, monster, survival, evil, suffering, missing child, insanity, sadism, trapped, violence, torture, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, west virginia
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The Mask of Zorro (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, Germany, Mexico
Duration: 136 min.
Story: It has been twenty years since Don Diego de la Vega fought Spanish oppression in Alta California as the legendary romantic hero, Zorro. Having escaped from prison he transforms troubled bandit Alejandro into his successor, in order to foil the plans ...
Style: exciting, romantic, entertaining, sexy, tragicomedy ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, secret identity, love and romance, lone hero, good versus evil, heroic mission, daring rescue, revenge, fall in love, romance, righting the wronged, superhero ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1840s
Place: california, mexico, usa, egypt, las vegas
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Eden Lake (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eden Lake is a relentlessly tense and immaculately paced horror-thriller about modern youth gone wild. When a young couple goes to a remote wooded lake for a romantic getaway, their quiet weekend is shattered by an aggressive group of local kids. ...
Style: bleak, suspense, scary, brutal, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, gang, forest, camping, slasher, fear, weekend, torture, revenge, in the woods, youth, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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The Professional (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: French secret agent Joss Baumont is sent to kill the president Njala of an African country. However, a counter-order is given before he can execute his mission and he is abandoned in the hands of foreign authorities. He escapes and seeks revenge by ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, assassination attempt, prison, assassination, on the run, government agency, fighting the system, tough heroes, chases and races, against the rules, assassination of president, secret agent ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france, africa
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Face/Off (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: An antiterrorism agent goes under the knife to acquire the likeness of a terrorist and gather details about a bombing plot. When the terrorist escapes custody, he undergoes surgery to look like the agent so he can get close to the agent's ...
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, fbi, master criminal, hidden identity, gunfight, undercover, mexican standoff, boat chase, revenge, prison escape, arch villain, prison ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, hong kong
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Collateral Damage (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Firefighter Gordon Brewer is plunged into the complex and dangerous world of international terrorism after he loses his wife and child in a bombing credited to Claudio 'The Wolf' Perrini.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, revenge, fbi, explosion, investigation, heroes, deadly, vigilantism, race against time, danger, special agents, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2002
Place: colombia, washington d.c., latin america, los angeles
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Bandidas (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Western
Country: France, Mexico, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in the late 19th century. When a ruthless robber baron takes away everything they cherish, a rough-and-tumble, idealistic peasant and a sophisticated heiress embark on a quest for justice, vengeance…and a few good heists.
Style: sexy, humorous, exciting, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: bank robbery, partners, women, friendship, revenge, on the run, track down, chase, unlikely criminals, crimes, betrayal, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: mexico, latin america, texas
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47 Ronin (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Japan, Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on the original 1941 movie from Japan, and from ancient Japan’s most enduring tale, the epic 3D fantasy-adventure 47 Ronin is born. Keanu Reeves leads the cast as Kai, an outcast who joins Oishi (Hiroyuki Sanada), the leader of the 47 ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, battles, heroes, ronin, revenge, chosen one, master warrior, exile, martial arts, samurai sword, danger, vengeance ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
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The Crossing Guard (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After his daughter died in a hit and run, Freddy Gale has waited six years for John Booth, the man responsible, to be released from prison. On the day of release, Gale visits Booth and announces that he will kill him in one week. Booth uses his time ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, bleak, intense ...
Plot: revenge, murder, obsession, haunted by the past, vengeance, redemption, tragedy, rivalry, deadly, hopes, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, nebraska, los angeles, california
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Double Impact (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jean Claude Van Damme plays a dual role as Alex and Chad, twins separated at the death of their parents. Chad is raised by a family retainer in Paris, Alex becomes a petty crook in Hong Kong. Seeing a picture of Alex, Chad rejoins him and convinces ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: twins, martial arts, revenge, tough heroes, rivalry, brother brother relationship, murder, blood, karate, vengeance, instructor, mortal combat ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1991, 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, los angeles
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Salt (2010)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, exciting, twists and turns, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: double agent, spy, female protagonist, cia, espionage, secret service, chase, assassination, russian, on the run, revenge, agent as target ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: soviet union, new york, usa, russia, united states ...
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Cousin Bette (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Cousin Bette is a poor and lonely seamstress, who, after the death of her prominent and wealthy sister, tries to ingratiate herself into lives of her brother-in-law, Baron Hulot, and her niece, Hortense Hulot. Failing to do so, she instead finds ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, light, talky, clever ...
Plot: revenge, infidelity, love triangle, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, family relations, love affair, love, unfulfillment, master and servant, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, victorian
Place: france, europe, paris france
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