Stylized violence movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant stylized violence movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, surprise ending, serious, suspenseful, suspense and stylized films and TV shows about / with stylized violence, violence, fight, martial arts, fistfight, brawl, tough guy, hand to hand combat, betrayal and gun plots mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, Hong Kong, China and other countries.
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stylized violence movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as stylized violence: Hardcore Henry (2015), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), Upgrade (2018), 24 Hours to Live (2017), Midnight Man (1995), The New Legend of Shaolin (1994), Gen-X Cops (1999), Out of Reach (2004), Dragon Strike (1982), Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever (2002).

List of stylized violence movies

Hardcore Henry (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia, USA, China
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Henry, a newly resurrected cyborg who must save his wife/creator from the clutches of a psychotic tyrant with telekinetic powers, AKAN, and his army of mercenaries. Fighting alongside Henry is Jimmy, who is Henry's only hope to make it through ...
Style: exciting, stylized, intense, twists and turns, bloody ...
Plot: stylized violence, cyborgs, murder, car chase, chase, violence, runaway, gunfight, fight scenes, mad scientist, gore, conspiracy ...
Time: near future
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Scott Pilgrim is a 23 year old Canadian slacker and wannabe rockstar who falls in love with an American delivery girl, Ramona V. Flowers, and must defeat her seven "evil exes" to be able to date her.
Style: stylized, comic, exciting, surreal, colourful ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: twentysomething life, stylized violence, musician, slacker, martial arts, music band, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, romance, dreams, rock, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, montreal, montreal quebec
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Upgrade (2018)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A brutal mugging leaves Grey Trace paralyzed in the hospital and his beloved wife dead. A billionaire inventor soon offers Trace a cure — an artificial intelligence implant called STEM that will enhance his body. Now able to walk, Grey finds that ...
Style: futuristic, thought provoking, experimental, tech noir, surprise ending ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, super soldier, nanotechnology, microchip, murder, distopia, robotics, cyborgs, implant, experimental technology, husband wife relationship ...
Time: future, near future
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24 Hours to Live (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, China, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An assassin seeks redemption after being given a second chance at life.
Style: suspense, disturbing, enigmatic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: redemption, gunfight, reincarnation, haunted by the past, rescue, stylized violence, murder, near death experience, tragic hero, mercilessness, conspiracy, hallucination ...
Time: 2010s
Place: south africa, florida, cape town south africa, hong kong
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Midnight Man (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When the police start a crackdown on Yakuza activities, a killer (James Lew) starts killing the cops forcing a martial-arts officer (Lorenzo Lamas) to fight back. AKA Midnight Man
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: fistfight, police officer killed, martial arts, stylized violence, violence, villain, martial artist, gangsters, kung fu master, hand to hand combat, police officer, sword fight ...
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The New Legend of Shaolin (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young father and his infant son are beset by forces of evil and corruption. They wander China, upholding their sense of honor and protecting the weak. When they are forced into combat, spectacular and hilarious fast-motion kung fu sequences ...
Style: serious, stylized, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, martial arts, parents and children, leadership, rivalry, crimes, righting the wronged, heroic mission, rebelliousness, danger, stylized violence, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages
Place: hong kong
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Gen-X Cops (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Four young officers of the Hong Kong Police are joined together to fight against organised crime using all possible means, even if this would lead them to break the law… Their first assignment is to eliminate a gang of criminals who have stolen a ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, undercover, tough law enforcer, police investigation, save the day, track down, partners against crime, stylized violence, martial arts, gangsters, heroes, tough cop ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, singapore, asia
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Out of Reach (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Vietnam veteran Billy Ray Lancing, a former CSA agent who now works on a wildlife refuge in Northern Alaska, has been exchanging letters in a pen-pal relationship with Irina Morawska, a 13-year-old orphaned girl in Poland that he's helping out ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: human trafficking, rescue, danger, friendship, martial arts, orphan, secret code, obsessive quest, crimes, righting the wronged, government agency, special agents ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: poland, europe, eastern europe, warsaw poland
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Dragon Strike (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Dragon and his madcap pal Cowboy spend their days getting into mischief, frustrating the elders, chasing girls, and competing in the village sport. When Dragon overhears a fiendish plot by smugglers to sell China's national treasures overseas, ...
Style: semi serious, touching, tense, captivating, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, cons and scams, against the odds, righting the wronged, crimes, partners, rivalry, buddies, dishonesty, heroic mission, martial artist, kung fu master ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, china, hong kong
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Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jonathan Ecks, an FBI agent, realizes that he must join with his lifelong enemy, Agent Sever, a rogue DIA agent with whom he is in mortal combat, in order to defeat a common enemy. That enemy has developed a "micro-device" that can be ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: femme fatale, assassination, government agency, vengeance, tough heroes, manhunt, danger, special agents, gunfight, stylized violence, life philosophy, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vancouver british columbia canada, vancouver
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Assassination Games (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Romania
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Brazil is a contract killer, willing to take any job if the price is right. Flint left the assassin game when a ruthless drug dealer’s brutal attack left his wife in a coma. When a contract is put out on the same coldblooded drug dealer, both ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, crimes, anti heroes, fight, crime boss, tragic hero, unlikely partners, anti hero, corrupt law enforcer, criminal's revenge, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bucharest, ukraine, eastern europe
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Why Don't You Just Die! (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Andrey, a detective and the world's most horrible father, brings together a terrible group of people in his apartment: his resentful actress daughter, an angry thug, and a cheated cop. Each one of them has a reason to want revenge..
Style: bloody, tense, brutal, humorous, absurd ...
Plot: brutality, bloody violence, unsupportive parent, stylized violence, overprotective father, swashbuckler, love, meet the parents, body count, deception, father daughter relationship, cruelty ...
Place: russia
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Charlie's Angels (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Reboot of the 1970s TV series / early 2000s film franchise.
Style: light, funny, humorous, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, boys' night
Plot: female assassin, female protagonist, spy, danger, martial arts, undercover agent, chase, adventure, betrayal, partners, crimes, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary, quarry, 2010s
Place: usa, berlin germany, hamburg germany, istanbul turkey, paris france ...
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Zombieland: Double Tap (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The group will face a new zombie threat as a new breed of zombie has developed. This new super-zombie type is faster, bigger, and stronger than the previous strain of zombies and harder to kill. These super-zombies have started grouping up into a ...
Style: road movie, sequel to cult film, surprise ending, psychotronic, funny
Plot: zombie, zombie attack, sarcasm, escape, plague, mini van, gore, marriage proposal, survival, friendship, stylized violence, zombie outbreak ...
Time: year 2009, 2010s, year 2019, 2000s
Place: memphis, washington d.c., usa
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Anna (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Canada, Russia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Beneath Anna Poliatova's striking beauty lies a secret that will unleash her indelible strength and skill to become one of the world's most feared government assassins.
Style: suspense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: female assassin, female spy, cia agent, female protagonist, cia, double agent, kgb, model, murder, one woman army, female agent, lesbian relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1990, year 1985, year 1987 ...
Place: paris france, milan italy, moscow russia, bahamas, france ...
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Alita: Battle Angel (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set several centuries in the future, the abandoned Alita is found in the scrapyard of Iron City by Ido, a compassionate cyber-doctor who takes the unconscious cyborg Alita to his clinic. When Alita awakens, she has no memory of who she is, nor does ...
Style: exciting, captivating, enigmatic, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: cyberpunk, cyborgs, martial arts, distopia, bounty hunter, female protagonist, danger, female warrior, nanotechnology, woman fights a man, space station, uncover truth ...
Time: near future, future
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Bright (2017)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In an alternate present-day where magical creatures live among us, two L.A. cops become embroiled in a prophesied turf battle.
Style: light, tense, suspense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: buddy cop, magical, elf, police, two man army, resurrection, corrupt cop, urban fantasy, magic, bomb, eccentricity, federal bureau of investigation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles
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Aquaman (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Arthur Curry learns that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, and must step forward to lead his people and to be a hero to the world.
Style: exciting, epic, twists and turns, entertaining, colourful ...
Plot: supernatural power, demi god, atlantis, superhero, mythology, underwater, ocean, warrior, superhuman powers, fantasy world, rescue, shark ...
Time: year 1985, 1990s, 2010s, 80s, 90s
Place: atlantic ocean, sicily italy, maine, sicily, sahara desert ...
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Samurai Jack (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Made by Genndy Tartakovsky, this animated series tells the story of a great warrior displaced to the distant future by the evil shape-shifting wizard Aku. The world has become a bleak place under the rule of Aku, segregated into fantastic tribes and ...
Style: captivating, exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: samurai, master warrior, time travel, martial arts, good versus evil, sword and sorcery, warrior, villain, violence, heroic mission, ancient, adventure ...
Time: future
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Gantz (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Gantz is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiroya Oku. Gantz tells the story of Kei Kurono and his friend Masaru Kato who die in a train accident and become part of a semi-posthumous "game" in which they and several other ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, save the world, danger, rivalry, alien encounter, paralysis, deadly weapon, afterlife, heroes, deadly, chases and races, gory ...
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Robot Girls Z (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Story: The story revolves around a new team of "Toei robot girls" named "Team Z" that is made up of three girls based on Toei's Mazinger Z franchise: Mazinger Z, Great Mazinger, and UFO Robot Grendizer. Usually they perform in ...
Style: mecha
Plot: parody, stylized violence, cartoon violence, robot, fight
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He Who Dares (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve a group of ruthless masked terrorists kidnap the Prime Ministers daughter, fortifying themselves in an underground car park rigged with explosives. Crack SAS operative Chris Lowe and his team are sent in and must take the building ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, military, soldier, daring rescue, crimes, danger, law enforcement, escapades, confined, hostage, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, scotland yard
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Ultraviolet (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the late 21st century, a subculture of humans have emerged who have been modified genetically by a vampire-like disease, giving them enhanced speed, incredible stamina and acute intelligence. As they are set apart from "normal" and ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, one woman army, infected, heroic mission, rescue, infection, tough heroes, totalitarianism, female protagonist, vampire, child in peril, antidote ...
Time: future, near future
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Tombstone (1993)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Legendary marshal Wyatt Earp, now a weary gunfighter, joins his brothers Morgan and Virgil to pursue their collective fortune in the thriving mining town of Tombstone. But Earp is forced to don a badge again and get help from his notorious pal Doc ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, gunfight, vengeance, sheriff, dying, cowboy, murder, gang, crimes, against the odds, criminal, gunfighter ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, california
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The Shaolin Temple (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Tang emperor is betrayed by one of his generals, who installs himself as emperor in the East Capital. The son of one of his slave workers escapes to the Shaolin Temple, learns kung fu, and sets out to kill the traitor who killed his father. ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, heroes, kung fu, vengeance, coming of age, adventure, obsessive quest, tough heroes, monk, heroic mission, monastery ...
Place: china, asia
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The Young Master (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Youthful martial arts master Lung is searching for his missing brother, when he is mistaken for a criminal on the run. He must prove his innocence by solving the case himself, while local lawmen and merciless mercenaries are hot on his trail.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, stylized, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, on the run, adventure, chase, mistaken identity, orphan, contests and competitions, down on your luck, school, nothing goes right, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: china, hong kong, japan, tokyo
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Sanctuary (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Luke Kovak is part of a covert group within the CIA that works on illegal black ops involving blackmail and assassinations. When his boss orders the murder of one of the team, Luke realizes how expendable they all are and gets out (taking proof of ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: church, espionage, assassination, undercover, redemption, special agents, rivalry, law enforcement, starting over, crimes, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, washington d.c., pentagon, chicago illinois ...
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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, hostage, revenge, gang, redemption, partner, crimes, hostages, rivalry, haunted by the past, birthday, dark past ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, los angeles, tokyo
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Romeo Must Die (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two warring gang families (one African-American, the other Chinese) maneuver for bragging rights to the Oakland, California, docks. Hang Sing and Trish O'Day uncover a trail of deceit that leaves most of the warring factions dead … or worse!
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hip hop, gang war, gangsters, murder, vengeance, true love, investigation, track down, rivalry, love and romance, obsessive quest ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, hong kong, san francisco, oakland california ...
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Snake-Crane Secret (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Snake and Crane Secret is a fast paced martial arts action film about a familys battle for survival. A family tries to uphold their honor while keeping their Sacred Kung Fu book from getting into the wrong hands. A tale of deceit mistrust and ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, heroes, family relations, tough heroes, good versus evil, escapades, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, adventure, master villain ...
Place: hong kong
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