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 serious, suspense, rough, intense, stylized and realistic films and TV shows about / with revenge, murder, vengeance, violence, storytelling, brutality, blood, dialogue, blood splatter and mentor plots mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
revenge
 7696
revenge movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as revenge: Blitz (2011), Gladiator (2000), I Saw the Devil (2010), Oldboy (2003), Dead Man Down (2013), Memento (2000), Silent Hill (2006), Face/Off (1997), The Foreigner (2017), The Italian Job (2003).

List of revenge movies

 6.2
 78K
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: revenge, serial killer, police investigation, murder, police detective, law enforcer killer, cop as target, crimes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, stalking, police brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, new orleans, new jersey
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 8.5
 1.2M
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, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: vengeance, warrior, roman empire, courage, pride and honor, emperor, master warrior, freedom, tragic hero, slavery, heroes, gladiator ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: north africa, dungeon, spain, italy, rome italy ...
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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, bleak, psychological, surreal
Plot: revenge, violence, rape victim, group therapy, murder, female protagonist, rape, investigation, torture, vigilantism, rape and revenge, rape revenge ...
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I Saw the Devil (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, violence, vengeance, psychopath, extreme violence, revenge, torture, loss of spouse, crime and punishment, sadism, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, south korea, korea
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 8.4
 466K
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, twist ending ...
Plot: incest, father daughter incest, vengeance, secret, revenge, loneliness, brother sister incest, sin, losing-it hero, confined, mind game, torture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 20th century, year 2003
Place: korea, asia, south korea, stockholm sweden, manhattan new york city ...
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 6.5
 62K
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: criminal's revenge, revenge, blackmail, crime lord, crime, gangsters, mysterious woman, right hand man, enemy, mob boss, danger, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 8.4
 1.0M
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, twist ending, suspense ...
Plot: memory loss, mystery, uncover truth, amnesia, revenge, paranoia, vengeance, haunted by the past, murder, twists & turns, plot twist, rape ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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 6.5
 204K
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, surreal, dark, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, monster, survival, evil, violence, insanity, suffering, missing child, revenge, sadism, trapped, mysterious place ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, west virginia
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 7.3
 329K
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: master criminal, special agents, fbi, hidden identity, gunfight, undercover, revenge, mexican standoff, boat chase, arch villain, prison, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, hong kong
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 7.0
 84K
The Foreigner (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA
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, surprise ending
Plot: revenge, one against many, terrorism, tough guy, bomb, obsession, justice, death of daughter, hand to hand combat, mercilessness, investigation, terrorist ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ireland, scotland yard, usa, america, big ben london ...
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 7.0
 313K
The Italian Job (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France, UK, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Charlie Croker pulled off the crime of a lifetime. The one thing that he didn't plan on was being double-crossed. Along with a drop-dead gorgeous safecracker, Croker and his team take off to re-steal the loot and end up in a pulse-pounding, ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heist, car chase, perfect crime, robbery, master criminal, revenge, safecracker, gold, hacker, betrayal, cons and scams, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, europe, venice, italy, austria ...
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 7.2
 162K
Desperado (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A gunslinger is embroiled in a war with a local drug runner.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, dangerous attraction, lone hero, drug lord, revenge, dark hero, loss of loved one, brutality, tragic hero, musician, crime, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, latin america
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 8.2
 346K
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: tense, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: sheriff, old west, vengeance, redemption, regret, revenge, one last job, small town, prostitute, mutilation, reputation, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, kansas, usa
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New Police Story (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Sent into a drunken tailspin when his entire unit is killed by a gang of thrill-seeking punks, disgraced Hong Kong police inspector Wing (Jackie Chan) needs help from his new rookie partner, with a troubled past of his own, to climb out of the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, redemption, gang, partner, hostages, rivalry, haunted by the past, birthday, dark past, alcoholic, youth gang ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, los angeles, tokyo
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The Quick and the Dead (1995)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A mysterious woman comes to compete in a quick-draw elimination tournament, in a town taken over by a notorious gunman.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: duel, revenge, small town, prairie, old west, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, prison, gun duel, female protagonist, pistol ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, arizona, tucson arizona, texas
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 6.6
 28K
The Homesman (2014)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When three women living on the edge of the American frontier are driven mad by harsh pioneer life, the task of saving them falls to the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy. Transporting the women by covered wagon to Iowa, she soon realizes just ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: revenge, old west, human nature, native american, mental illness, unlikely partners, anti heroes, obsessive quest, partners, danger, lifesaver, misfit partners ...
Time: 19th century
Place: cross country, usa, iowa, nebraska
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 8.3
 164K
24 (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: 24 is an American television series produced for the Fox network and syndicated worldwide, starring Kiefer Sutherland as Counter Terrorist Unit agent Jack Bauer. Each 24-episode season covers 24 hours in the life of Bauer, using the real time method ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, terrorism, race against time, double agent, revenge, government agency, against the rules, secret service, treason, undercover, interrogation, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, 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: womanizer, teenage love, high school life, basketball, revenge, popularity, high school, romance, wooing, cheating, manipulation, cheerleader ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey
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Gangs of New York (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 167 min.
Story: It's 1863. America was born in the streets. Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points of America to seek vengeance against the psychotic gangland kingpin, Bill the Butcher, who murdered his father years earlier. With an eager pickpocket by ...
Style: tense, suspense, stylized, brutal, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gang war, organized crime, vengeance, betrayal, revenge, social decay, gangsters, army, corruption, criminal heroes, mob boss ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1840s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.6
 11K
Fresh (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Michael is a 12-year-old drug pusher who lives in a crowded house with his cousins and aunt. His father has become a street bum,but still meets with Fresh on occasion to play chess. Fresh is rather quiet in a crazy world. Fresh's sister is a ...
Style: bleak, realistic, suspenseful, touching, rough ...
Plot: chess, african american, revenge, drug dealing, drug lord, crime, juvenile delinquency, childhood trauma, life is a bitch, crimes, youth, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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 8.2
 4K
City Hunter (2011)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
Story: City Hunter is a 2011 South Korean television drama series starring Lee Min-ho, Park Min-young, Lee Joon-hyuk, Kim Sang-joong, Kim Sang-ho, Hwang Sun-hee, Goo Ha-ra, Chun Ho-jin and Lee Kwang-soo. It premiered on May 25, 2011 on SBS and finished ...
Style: exciting, tense, twists and turns, surprise ending, romantic
Plot: secret identity, masked hero, revenge, hidden identity, political intrigue, crime fighter, corruption, false accusation, tragic villain, president, father son relationship, romance ...
Place: korea
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 8.0
 836K
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: exciting, comic, stylized, humorous, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, dark hero, mutant, self healing, revenge, anti heroes, immortality, supernatural ability, escapades, parody, imaginary ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa
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Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Arthur Bishop thought he had put his murderous past behind him when his most formidable foe kidnaps the love of his life. Now he is forced to travel the globe to complete three impossible assassinations, and do what he does best, make them look like ...
Style: tense, exciting, twists and turns, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, criminal's revenge, chase, killer, murder, revenge, mechanic, shooting, gunfight, assassination, betrayal, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, sydney australia, rio de janeiro, bangkok thailand, ukraine ...
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American History X (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Derek Vineyard is paroled after serving 3 years in prison for killing two thugs who tried to break into/steal his truck. Through his brother, Danny Vineyard's narration, we learn that before going to prison, Derek was a skinhead and the leader ...
Style: rough, serious, tense, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: skinhead, prison, racism, juvenile delinquency, nazism, rape, violence spree, siblings relations, confined, youth, crime, prejudice ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, venice beach california
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The Masque of the Red Death (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Satan-worshiper Prince Prospero invites the local nobility to his castle for protection against an oncoming plague, the Red Death. He orders his guests to attend a masked ball and, amidst an atmosphere of debauchery and depravity, notices the entry ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, scary, serious, macabre ...
Plot: plague, satanism, murder, village, prince, revenge, devil worship, satanic ritual, tragic villain, castle, sacrifice, supernatural ...
Time: middle ages
Place: italy, europe, dungeon
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 7.1
 60K
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, haunted by the past, crimes, deadly, violence, death, violence spree, rivalry, disorder, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa, delaware
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 8.0
 634K
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, snow, old west, native american, revenge, betrayal, native americans, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
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 7.7
 311K
Man on Fire (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Mexico, Switzerland
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, rough, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, vengeance, kidnapping, daring rescue, vigilante, friendship, mercenary, vigilantism, justice, cia, diary, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
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Edge of Darkness (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As a seasoned homicide detective, Thomas Craven has seen the bleakest side of humanity. But nothing prepares him for the toughest investigation of his life: the search for his only daughter Emma's killer. Now, he is on a personal mission to ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, bleak, rough, captivating ...
Plot: vengeance, murder, uncover truth, investigation, fighting the system, dishonesty, corruption, revenge, violence, law enforcement, death of daughter, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
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 6.1
 5K
M.F.A. (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An art student taps into a rich source of creative inspiration after the accidental slaughter of her rapist. An unlikely vigilante emerges, set out to avenge college girls whose attackers walked free- all the while fueling a vivid thesis exhibition.
Style: propaganda film, rough, suspense, psychological
Plot: revenge, art student, rape, vigilante, female psychopath, rape and revenge, feminism, femme fatale, police investigation, violence, murder, stabbed to death ...
Place: campus
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