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, entertaining, stylized, serious, intense and suspense films and TV shows about / with stylized violence, violence, martial arts, tough guy, death, fistfight, murder, hand to hand combat, brawl and gunfight plots mostly in Action, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, Hong Kong, China and other countries.
stylized violence
stylized violence movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as stylized violence: Hardcore Henry (2015), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), Gen-X Cops (1999), Star Trek Beyond (2016), Kung Pow: Enter the Fist (2002), John Wick (2014), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017), Doctor Strange (2016), John Wick: Chapter Two (2017), Brimstone (2016).

List of stylized violence movies

Hardcore Henry (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia, USA
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: stylized, exciting, bloody, entertaining, intense ...
Plot: murder, car chase, violence, chase, gunfight, mad scientist, extreme violence, stylized violence, revenge, fight scenes, conspiracy, cloning ...
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, exciting, colourful, comic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: twentysomething life, martial arts, music band, romance, slacker, postmodernism, urban, stylized violence, rivalry, dreams, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, infatuation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, montreal quebec
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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, police investigation, undercover, tough law enforcer, save the day, partners against crime, track down, stylized violence, tough cop, martial arts, gang, undercover agent ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, singapore, asia
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Star Trek Beyond (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China, United Arab Emirates, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a mysterious new enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test.
Style: futuristic, exciting, entertaining, cerebral, melancholic ...
Plot: star trek, space opera, stranded, space travel, alien, chase, motorcycle, teleportation, revenge, transformation, vengeance, good versus evil ...
Time: 23rd century, future
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Kung Pow: Enter the Fist (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A movie within a movie, created to spoof the martial arts genre. Writer/director Steve Oedekerk uses contemporary characters and splices them into a 1970s kung-fu film, weaving the new and old together. As the main character, The Chosen One, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, ridiculous, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, parody, heroic mission, crimes, invulnerability, evil, danger, vengeance, escapades, heroes, kung fu, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong
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John Wick (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.
Style: serious, stylized, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, one man army, gangsters, criminal's revenge, righteous rage, russian mafia, murder, violence spree, widower, dark hero, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, China, Belgium, Germany, United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In the 28th century, Valerian and Laureline are special operatives charged with keeping order throughout the human territories. On assignment from the Minister of Defense, the two undertake a mission to Alpha, an ever-expanding metropolis where ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, colourful, surprise ending
Plot: space travel, alien, government agent, military, mission, parallel world, trapped in space, spacecraft, creature, marketplace, marriage proposal, endangered species ...
Time: future, 2020s, year 1975
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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill's true parentage.
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, surprise ending, vintage ...
Plot: superhero, chase, space travel, superhero team, demi god, raccoon, green skin, immortal, evil god, father son conflict, megalomaniac, sister sister relationship ...
Time: year 1980, 2010s
Place: missouri
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Doctor Strange (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant surgeon gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under her wing and trains him to defend the world against evil.
Style: breathtaking, entertaining, witty, colourful, comic ...
Plot: magic, teleportation, superhero, fantasy world, good versus evil, neurosurgeon, doctor, supernatural power, time loop, sorcerer, mentor, transformation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: nepal, mount everest, hong kong
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John Wick: Chapter Two (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 122 min.
Story: John Wick is forced out of retirement by a former associate looking to seize control of a shadowy international assassins’ guild. Bound by a blood oath to aid him, Wick travels to Rome and does battle against some of the world’s most dangerous ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, bloody, intense, stylized ...
Plot: hitman, gun, party, handshake, warrior, jealousy, violence, assassin, gunfight, assassination, organized crime, revenge ...
Time: 2010s
Place: italy, manhattan new york city, rome italy
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Brimstone (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: Netherlands, France, Germany, Belgium, Sweden, UK, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: In the menacing inferno of the old American West, Liz is a genuine survivor who is hunted by a vengeful preacher for a crime she didn’t commit.
Style: suspense, twists and turns, brutal, epic, disturbing ...
Plot: rape, preacher, mute, religious, father daughter relationship, father daughter incest, revenge, pedophile, mother daughter relationship, misogyny, physical abuse, woman in labor ...
Time: 19th century
Place: netherlands
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X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.
Style: suspense, exciting, comic, epic, surprise ending ...
Plot: mutant, superhero, apocalypse, superhero team, world domination, transformation, teleportation, betrayal, immortality, revenge, good versus evil, mentor ...
Time: future, year 1983, 2010s
Place: egypt, poland, west berlin west germany, sydney australia, cairo egypt ...
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House (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A girl invites her six friends to spend summer vacation with her at her aunt’s house in the countryside. However, the girls don’t know the aunt’s secret......
Style: surreal, offbeat, not serious, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, cat, teenage girl, house, death, best friends, schoolgirl, mystery, school life, imaginary, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: asia, japan
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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, humorous, dark humor, stylized, comic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, mutant, anti heroes, dark hero, self healing, immortality, parody, revenge, supernatural ability, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa
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Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.
Style: humorous, exciting, futuristic, captivating, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, good versus evil, save the world, space travel, adventure, superhero, space and aliens, team, unlikely partners, danger, heroes ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
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Arena (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: David Lord finds himself forced into the savage world of a modern gladiatorial arena, where men fight to the death for the entertainment of the online masses.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, deadly, escapades, survival, violence spree, battles, firefighter, danger, blood, fight to the death, tough guy, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, seattle washington, sydney australia, hong kong, mexico
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Universal Soldier (1992)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An American soldier who had been killed during the Vietnam War is revived 25 years later by the military as a semi-android, UniSols, a high-tech soldier of the future. After the failure of the initiative to erase all the soldier's memories, he ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, androids and robots, soldier, reporter, vietnam war, one man army, military, good versus evil, genetically altered, vengeance, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s, future
Place: vietnam
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Hercules (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Fourteen hundred years ago, a tormented soul walked the earth that was neither man nor god. Hercules was the powerful son of the god king Zeus, for this he received nothing but suffering his entire life. After twelve arduous labors and the loss of ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, warrior, hercules, legends and myths, battle, superhuman powers, battles, heroic mission, adventure, strong man, greek mythology, strongman ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, athens greece, dungeon
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Iron Monkey (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Iron Monkey is a Hong Kong variation of Robin Hood. Corrupt officials of a Chinese village are robbed by a masked bandit known as "Iron Monkey", named after a benevolent deity. When all else fails, the Governor forces a traveling physician ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret identity, martial arts, kung fu, robin hood, monk, master warrior, good versus evil, heroes, rivalry, folk hero, parents and children, rich and poor ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo, japan
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Romeo + Juliet (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In director Baz Luhrmann's contemporary take on William Shakespeare's classic tragedy, the Montagues and Capulets have moved their ongoing feud to the sweltering suburb of Verona Beach, where Romeo and Juliet fall in love and secretly wed. ...
Style: stylized, tense, suspense, romantic, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, young lovers, shakespeare, star crossed lovers, romance, family feud, gunfight, love and romance, gun violence, family disapproval, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
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Nemesis (1992)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the future, chaos is rampant as 'information terrorists' threaten to destroy order in society. Alex is a part-man, part-machine LAPD cop who is the best at what he does. When one of the terrorists calls him a machine, Alex questions his ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, terrorism, superhuman powers, man versus machine, future dystopia, technology gone awry, battles, good versus evil, imaginary, rivalry, society, chaos ...
Time: future, near future, 2020s
Place: los angeles, usa, new mexico, indonesia, brazil
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The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Six months after the events depicted in The Matrix, Neo has proved to be a good omen for the free humans, as more and more humans are being freed from the matrix and brought to Zion, the one and only stronghold of the Resistance. Neo himself has ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, virtual reality, cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, technology gone awry, kung fu, martial arts, chosen one, rebel, computer virus, dream ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2003 ...
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Kung Fu Hustle (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Set in Canton, China in the 1940s, the story revolves in a town ruled by the Axe Gang, Sing who desperately wants to become a member. He stumbles into a slum ruled by eccentric landlords who turns out to be the greatest kung-fu masters in disguise. ...
Style: humorous, stylized, surreal, epic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, magic, gang, murder, grudge, axe, gang war, bully, first love, robbery, thief ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: china, asia, hong kong, shanghai china
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Black Mask (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Chui Chik tries to lead a quiet life as a librarian. However, he is really a former test subject for a highly secretive supersoldier project and the instructor of a special commando unit dubbed "701." The 701 squad is used for many ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, superhero, good versus evil, police, secret identity, adventure, vengeance, master villain, chinese mafia, masked hero, library, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, asia, tokyo
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The Getaway (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A recently released ex-con and his loyal wife go on the run after a heist goes awry.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, on the run, murder, chase, betrayal, bag of money, robbery, prison, hitman, crime, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: texas, mexico, usa, latin america
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The Killer (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Mob assassin Jeffrey is no ordinary hired gun; the best in his business, he views his chosen profession as a calling rather than simply a job. So, when beautiful nightclub chanteuse Jennie is blinded in the crossfire of his most recent hit, Jeffrey ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, redemption, friendship, chase, police, one last job, tragic love, crime, unlikely partners, going straight, blindness and impaired vision, moral dilemma ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
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Death Warrant (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Canadian policeman Louis Burke is assigned in a jail to investigate in some murders of prisoners and jailors. When in jail, Lois, using his outstandings martial arts is able to save his life and make himself respected in that violent world. At ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, murder, martial arts, investigation, prisoner, serial killer, partners against crime, undercover, master criminal, track down, undercover cop, working undercover ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: los angeles
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Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: During an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia SWAT team members, a traffic reporter, and his television-executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, chaos, survival, helicopter, siege, violence, apocalypse, infection, danger, motorcycle gang, martial law, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh
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The Dark Knight (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, atmospheric, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, organized crime, master villain, heroes, double life, good versus evil, rivalry, moral dilemma, psychopath, batman, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, hong kong
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Death Rides a Horse (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Death Rides a Horse (aka Da uomo a uomo, or As Man to Man) is a 1967 spaghetti western directed by Giulio Petroni, written by Luciano Vincenzoni, and starring Lee Van Cleef and John Phillip Law. Bill Meceita, a boy whose family was murdered in front ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, senator, bank, revenge, explosion, jail, bank robbery, outlaw, fistfight, cowboy, martial arts ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
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