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, realistic, stylized, intense, visually appealing and suspense films and TV shows about / with revenge, vengeance, storytelling, brutality, dialogue, murder, mentor, violence, rivalry and blood plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
revenge movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as revenge: I Saw the Devil (2010), The Foreigner (2017), Dead Man Down (2013), Silent Hill (2006), Gladiator (2000), Memento (2000), The Italian Job (2003), Desperado (1995), Unforgiven (1992), Oldboy (2003).

List of revenge movies

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, suspenseful, psychological, serious, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, violence, revenge, murder, vengeance, psychopath, cat and mouse, torture, loss of spouse, mercilessness, crime and punishment, extreme violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea
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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, tough guy, one against many, bomb, terrorism, obsession, justice, death of daughter, politics, mercilessness, dark past, irish republican army ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ireland, usa, scotland yard, big ben london, northern ireland ...
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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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, criminal's revenge, mob boss, blackmail, crime lord, crime, gangsters, mysterious woman, enemy, crimes, right hand man, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, monster, revenge, survival, insanity, evil, mysterious place, suffering, missing child, sadism, parallel world, ghost town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, west virginia
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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, breathtaking, captivating, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: roman empire, vengeance, warrior, gladiator, freedom, pride and honor, courage, slavery, master warrior, revenge, tragic hero, heroes ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: north africa, italy, rome italy, germany, spain
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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, twist ending, tense, suspense ...
Plot: memory loss, plot twist, mystery, revenge, uncover truth, twists & turns, amnesia, paranoia, vengeance, haunted by the past, murder, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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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, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heist, car chase, revenge, robbery, perfect crime, master criminal, safecracker, gold, hacker, betrayal, cons and scams, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s
Place: italy, europe, venice, california, austria ...
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Desperado (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: revenge, hitman, lone hero, dark hero, dangerous attraction, drug lord, musician, loss of loved one, brutality, tragic hero, crime, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, latin america
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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, revenge, vengeance, redemption, regret, gunfight, one last job, small town, prostitute, reputation, mutilation ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, kansas, usa
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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: bleak, psychological, twist ending, atmospheric, brutal ...
Plot: incest, father daughter incest, revenge, losing-it hero, vengeance, loneliness, sin, confined, mind game, older man younger woman relationship, brother sister incest, torture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, year 1988, 20th century ...
Place: korea, asia, stockholm sweden, south korea, hong kong ...
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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: exciting, twists and turns, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, special agents, revenge, race against time, double agent, terrorist plot, government agency, against the rules, secret service, treason, undercover, interrogation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles
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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: serious, exciting, talky, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, serial killer, police investigation, murder, police detective, law enforcer killer, cop as target, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, crimes, police brutality, stalking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, new orleans, new jersey
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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: gunfight, master criminal, fbi, special agents, revenge, hidden identity, undercover, arch villain, mexican standoff, boat chase, prison, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, hong kong
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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, dark humor, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, dark hero, superhuman powers, mutant, revenge, imaginary, immortality, anti hero, self healing, supernatural ability, escapades, parody ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa
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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, rough, suspense, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vengeance, gang war, organized crime, revenge, betrayal, gangsters, army, social decay, corruption, mob boss, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1860s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Ocean's Thirteen (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Danny Ocean's team of criminals are back and composing a plan more personal than ever. When ruthless casino owner Willy Bank doublecrosses Reuben Tishkoff, causing a heart attack, Danny Ocean vows that he and his team will do anything to bring ...
Style: exciting, humorous, realistic, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: heist, revenge, perfect crime, casino, millionaire, businessman, criminal's revenge, mentor, vengeance, group of criminals, buddies, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, mexico
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T2: Trainspotting (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After 20 years abroad, Mark Renton returns to Scotland and reunites with his old friends Sick Boy, Spud and Begbie.
Style: intense, exciting, thought provoking, captivating, tense ...
Plot: drug addiction, revenge, friendship, addiction, junkie, heroin, violence, blackmail, theft, extortion, redemption, betrayal ...
Time: year 1974, 2010s, year 1979
Place: scotland, bulgaria, scottish highlands, edinburgh scotland
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Killing Season (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Belgium, Bulgaria
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two veterans of the Bosnian War, one American, one Serbian, who clash in the remote Smoky Mountain wilderness.
Style: suspenseful, rough, harsh, meditative, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, hunter, ex military, uninhibited rivalry, one on one, haunted by the past, wilderness, hunt down, mortal combat, danger, rivalry, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1995
Place: usa, russia
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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, hostage, hostages, crimes, rivalry, haunted by the past, birthday, dark past ...
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: duel, revenge, small town, prairie, old west, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, prison, female protagonist, gun duel, gunslinger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, mexico, tucson arizona, texas
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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, surreal, bleak, psychological
Plot: violence, rape victim, rape and revenge, murder, revenge, female protagonist, group therapy, investigation, rape, torture, rape revenge, vigilantism ...
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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, partners, unlikely partners, anti heroes, obsessive quest, lifesaver, misfit partners, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: iowa, usa, nebraska
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Nevada Smith (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Nevada Smith is the young son of an Indian mother and white father. When his father is killed by three men over gold, Nevada sets out to find them and kill them. The boy is taken in by a gun merchant. The gun merchant shows him how to shoot and to ...
Style: rough, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: revenge, murder, one man army, crimes, old west, investigation, rivalry, family in danger, friends, tough heroes, warden, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nevada, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
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Red (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An older, reclusive man's best friend and inspiration for living is his 14-year-old dog named "Red". When three troublesome teens kill the dog for no good reason, the grieving man sets out for justice and redemption by whatever means ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, suspense, tense ...
Plot: revenge, dog, vengeance, killing a dog, redemption, justice, murder, crimes, small town, juvenile delinquency, social decay, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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47 Samurai (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 207 min.
Story: The story tells of a group of samurai who were left leaderless (becoming ronin) after their daimyo (feudal lord) was forced to commit seppuku (ritual suicide) for assaulting a court official named Kira Yoshinaka, whose title was Kōzuke no suke. The ...
Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, bleak, harsh ...
Plot: samurai, revenge, martial arts, seppuku, vengeance, battles, society, redemption, righting the wronged, heroic mission, dishonesty, human nature ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century, 19th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Point Blank (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After being double-crossed and left for dead, a mysterious man named Walker single-mindedly tries to retrieve the rather inconsequential sum of money that was stolen from him.
Style: surreal, suspenseful, rough, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, vengeance, revenge, betrayal, neo noir, left to die, crime, gangsters, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, united states, san francisco
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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: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey
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Willard (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Desperate for companionship, the repressed Willard befriends a group of rats that inhabit his late father's deteriorating mansion. In these furry creatures, Willard finds temporary refuge from daily abuse at the hands of his bedridden mother ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: revenge, humiliation, vengeance, workplace, obsession, boss and employee, dangerous animal, social misfits, mentally unstable, psychopath, danger, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Business of Strangers (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Julie Styron thinks she is going to be fired, but instead discovers that she is being promoted. Trapped in an airport hotel, she wants to celebrate but finds only the company of her young assistant, Paula Murphy. As the night progresses, the two ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, harsh ...
Plot: revenge, rape, trust, sex, airport, vengeance, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, women, brutality, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new jersey, california
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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, rough, touching, suspenseful ...
Plot: chess, african american, revenge, drug dealing, drug lord, crime, juvenile delinquency, childhood trauma, urban ghetto, family relations, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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