Violent movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant violent movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, brutal, bloody, intense, disturbing and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with violent, blood, violence, murder, brutality, death, revenge, dialogue, vengeance and storytelling plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
violent movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as violent: Django Unchained (2012), The Revenant (2015), Saw (2004), Halloween (1978), Scream (1996), Irreversible (2002), A Clockwork Orange (1971), Bully (2001), Bone Tomahawk (2015), Planet Terror (2007).

List of violent movies

Django Unchained (2012)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.
Style: captivating, rough, serious, talky, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, bounty hunter, vengeance, racism, old west, gunfight, slavery, african american, violent, revenge, society, courage ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: usa, mississippi, tennessee, texas
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The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, 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: atmospheric, rough, breathtaking, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, lone hero, bear attack, obsessive quest, old west, violent, hunter, violence, native american, snow ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
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Saw (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Obsessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged, sadistic serial killer abducts the morally wayward. Once captured, they must face impossible choices in a horrific game of survival. The victims must fight to win their lives back, or ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, psychological, macabre ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, mind game, psychopath, serial killer, survival horror, captivity, game of death, trapped, insanity, violent, master criminal, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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Halloween (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In John Carpenter's horror classic, a psychotic murderer, institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, psychopath, serial killer, violent, masked killer, violence, evil, small town, serial murder, psychiatrist, teenage life, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1963, year 1978, 60s ...
Place: illinois, midwest, california
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Scream (1996)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A killer known as Ghostface begins killing off teenagers, and as the body count begins rising, one girl and her friends find themselves contemplating the 'rules' of horror films as they find themselves living in a real-life one.
Style: slasher, scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: woman in danger, masked killer, serial killer, high school, psychopath, who done it, murder, small town, mystery, violent, heroine, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa
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Irreversible (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Events over the course of one traumatic night in Paris unfold in reverse-chronological order as the beautiful Alex is brutally raped and beaten by a stranger in the underpass. Her boyfriend and ex-lover take matters into their own hands by hiring ...
Style: bleak, rough, surreal, non-linear, disturbing ...
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, sexual perversion, anal rape, violence, sadism, brutality, strong sexual content, rape and revenge, violent, sexual cruelty, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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A Clockwork Orange (1971)
Genre: Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Demonic gang-leader Alex goes on the spree of rape, mugging and murder with his pack of "droogs". But he's a boy who also likes Beethoven's Ninth and a bit of "the old in-out, in-out". He later finds himself at the ...
Style: disturbing, atmospheric, psychedelic, bleak, cerebral ...
Plot: rape, insanity, gang, brutality, surrealism, nihilism, violence, psychopath, brainwashing, violence spree, sadism, distopia ...
Time: future, year 1995, 20th century, near future, 70s ...
Place: britain, europe, london, england, united kingdom
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Bully (2001)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After finding himself at the constant abuse of his best friend Bobby, Marty has become fed up with his friend's twisted ways. His girlfriend, a victim of Bobby's often cruel ways, couldn't agree more and they strategize murdering ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, bleak, stylized, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: sexual abuse, murder, nihilism, teenage rape, violent, teenage sex, bully, rivalry, gay slur, teenager, vengeance, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa, bronx new york city
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Bone Tomahawk (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Western
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: During a shootout in a saloon, Sheriff Hunt injures a suspicious stranger. One of the villagers takes care of him in prison. One day they both disappear – only the spear of a cannibal tribe is found. Hunt and a few of his men go in search of the ...
Style: brutal, scary, bleak, macabre, suspense ...
Plot: native american, violence, murder, wilderness, violent, death, brutality, rescue, prisoner, survival, sheriff, civil war veteran ...
Time: 70s
Place: california
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Planet Terror (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two doctors find their graveyard shift inundated with townspeople ravaged by sores. Among the wounded is Cherry, a dancer whose leg was ripped from her body. As the invalids quickly become enraged aggressors, Cherry and her ex-boyfriend Wray lead a ...
Style: exciting, rough, tense, stylized, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, dark humor, cannibalism, violent, survival, save the world, action violence, zombie apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, military base, violence, transformation ...
Time: 2000s, 70s
Place: texas, usa, mexico
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House of 1000 Corpses (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two teenage couples traveling across the backwoods of Texas searching for urban legends of serial killers end up as prisoners of a bizarre and sadistic backwater family of serial killers.
Style: scary, slasher, rough, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, hitchhiker, urban legend, violent, cannibalism, murder, youth, teenage life, violence, serial killer, satanic ritual, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, year 1977
Place: texas, usa
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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, psychological, rough, serious, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: revenge, serial killer, murder, vengeance, violence, extreme violence, brutality, psychopath, cat and mouse, strong violent content, mercilessness, sadism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea
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Running Scared (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After a drug-op gone bad, Joey Gazelle is put in charge of disposing the gun that shot a dirty cop. But things goes wrong for Joey after the neighbor kid stole the gun and used it to shoot his abusive father. Now Joey has to find the kid and the gun ...
Style: twists and turns, rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gunfight, police investigation, child abuse, pedophile, mob boss, police corruption, violent, faked death, crimes, racism, undercover agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new jersey
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The Midnight Meat Train (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The photographer Leon lives with his girlfriend and waitress Maya waiting for a chance to get in the photo business. When Maya contacts their friend Jurgis, he schedules a meeting for Leon with the successful owner of arts gallery Susan Hoff; she ...
Style: bloody, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, butcher, violence, photographer, psychopath, crimes, witnessing a crime, violent, obsession, stalking, torture, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
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Vampire Virus (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young woman contracts a deadly virus after an unusual sexual encounter, and soon develops a taste for human blood.
Style: scary, suspense, psychological, intense, stylized ...
Plot: violent, demon, cannibalism, torment, violence, sex scene, murder, virus, sexual content, strong violent content, brutality, human monster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Candy Corn (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On Halloween eve in 1980, local outcast, Julien Cummings, is carelessly murdered. A vagabond witch doctor, Dr. Death, takes matters into his own hands and brings Julien back from the dead to creatively seek brutal revenge on his killers.
Style: suspense, intense, rough, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: carnival, violent, halloween, violence, doctor, small town, youth, doctor patient relationship, death, punishment, brutality, tragic event ...
Time: 20th century
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Lord of the Flies (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stranded on an island, a group of schoolboys degenerate into savagery.
Style: psychological, captivating, rough, scenic, brutal ...
Plot: island, adventure, survival, social relations, coming of age, human nature, isolation, innocence lost, violent, leadership, cruelty, death ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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Tucker and Dale vs. Evil (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two hillbillies are suspected of being killers by a group of paranoid college kids camping near the duo's West Virginian cabin. As the body count climbs, so does the fear and confusion as the college kids try to seek revenge against the pair.
Style: humorous, absurd, unusual plot structure, funny, slasher ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: dark humor, nothing goes right, death, vacation, disorder, youth, friends, student, accidental killing, peril, buddies, stupidity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
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Split (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Though Kevin has evidenced 23 personalities to his trusted psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher, there remains one still submerged who is set to materialize and dominate all the others. Compelled to abduct three teenage girls led by the willful, observant ...
Style: twist ending, psychological, suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, mental illness, psycho, serial killer, insanity, split personality, dissociative identity disorder, schizophrenia, held captive, child abduction, paranoia, maniac ...
Time: 2010s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania
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Martyrs (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A woman and her childhood friend seek out revenge on those who victimized and abused them.
Style: brutal, suspense, tense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: torture, child abuse, sadistic horror, revenge, torment, orphanage, female friendship, afterlife, investigation, creature, violent, brutality ...
Time: 2010s
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Bride of Chucky (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Chucky hooks up with another murderous doll, the bridal gown-clad Tiffany, for a Route 66 murder spree with their unwitting hosts.
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil doll, supernatural, murder, serial killer, goth, dark humor, good versus evil, teenage life, toy comes to life, supernatural ability, homicidal maniac, water ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
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Fear Street: 1994 (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1994, a group of teenagers discovers that the terrifying events which have haunted their town for generations ​are all connected — and that they may be the next targets.
Style: slasher, disturbing, tense, suspense, scary ...
Plot: murder, maniac, serial killer, brutality, violence, violent, vengeance, alter ego, lgbt, death, witch, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, year 1994
Place: usa
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Cross the Line (2020)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A good-natured man has an unexpected deadly confrontation. Instincts kick in to clean up the mess caused in the name of self-defense but does one really get away free after killing someone?
Style: surprise ending, suspense, psychological, tricky, ambiguous ending
Plot: passion, mad woman, crime scene, dead father, travel, drugs, evidence, dying, prosecution, sex scene, murder, runaway ...
Time: 2010s, year 2019
Place: barcelona, catalonia
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Hematic Web (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An Anthology feature film with webs of evil and murder. Shorts "FEM", "On The Hunt", "Dark Psychosis", and "Cop A Kill" intertwine with blood and death to form a dark hematic web.
Style: bloody, psychotronic, scary, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, violent, killer, violence, fear, demon, creature, death, supernatural ability, deadly creature, paranormal investigation, monster ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Legend (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Suave, charming and volatile, Reggie Kray and his unstable twin brother Ronnie start to leave their mark on the London underworld in the 1960s. Using violence to get what they want, the siblings orchestrate robberies and murders while running ...
Style: realistic, brutal, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rise and fall, gang, crimes, twins, mafia, organized crime, criminal heroes, brother brother relationship, mental illness, violence, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, year 2000, year 1957
Place: london, england, scotland yard, united kingdom, east end london
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The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the way to California, a family has the misfortune to have their car break down in an area closed to the public, and inhabited by violent savages ready to attack.
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, harsh, serious ...
Plot: cannibalism, desert, incest, rape, survival, stalking, family in danger, kidnapping, violence, stranded, murder, burned alive ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, southern california
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Primal (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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Story: A caveman forms a bond with a dinosaur as they struggle to survive in a hostile world.
Style: captivating, tense, sincere, disturbing, bloody ...
Plot: caveman, dinosaur, survival, adventure, hunter, hunting, barbarian, violence, fantasy world, eaten alive, violent, unlikely friendships ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
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Fences (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In 1950s Pittsburgh, a frustrated African-American father struggles with the constraints of poverty, racism, and his own inner demons as he tries to raise a family.
Style: emotional, twists and turns, talky, intense, depressing ...
Plot: father son relationship, african american, husband wife relationship, domineering father, family, working class, garbage collector, violent, brutality, father, greed, character study ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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The Patriot (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 165 min.
Story: After proving himself on the field of battle in the French and Indian War, Benjamin Martin wants nothing more to do with such things, preferring the simple life of a farmer. But when his son Gabriel enlists in the army to defend their new nation, ...
Style: uplifting, rough, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: battles, war, revolution, american revolution, vengeance, rebellion, human spirit, freedom, heroic mission, patriotism, soldier, lone hero ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: south carolina, southern usa, usa, england, scotland
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Hush (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A deaf woman is stalked by a psychotic killer in her secluded home.
Style: slasher, twist ending, suspense, scary, tense ...
Plot: home invasion, serial killer, deaf, trapped, survival, masked killer, deafness, deaf mute, murderer, murder, brutality, masked man ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: california
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