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 intense, suspense, interesting, brutal, realistic and serious films and TV shows about / with violent, brutality, violence, vengeance, dialogue, revenge, murder, storytelling, death and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as violent: A Clockwork Orange (1971), Django Unchained (2012), Planet Terror (2007), The Revenant (2015), Saw (2004), Halloween (1978), Scream (1996), Bride of Chucky (1998), Lord of the Flies (1990), Trainspotting (1996).

List of violent movies

A Clockwork Orange (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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, banned film, atmospheric, bleak, futuristic ...
Plot: rape, gang, insanity, surrealism, brainwashing, violence, social misfits, psychopath, violent, social decay, sadism, violence spree ...
Time: future, 20th century, 1990s, near future
Place: europe, britain
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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: dark humor, captivating, rough, serious, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, bounty hunter, old west, gunfight, racism, slavery, african american, gory, torture, society, rescue, one against many ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: usa, mississippi, tennessee, texas
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 7.1
 195K
Planet Terror (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, 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: dark humor, exciting, rough, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, violent, survival, save the world, cannibalism, infected, chaos and mayhem, military base, violence, gory, transformation, military ...
Time: 2000s
Place: texas, usa, mexico
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 8.0
 666K
The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, 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, suspenseful, rough, tense, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, lone hero, violence, snow, native american, grizzly bear, bear attack, native americans, betrayal, violent ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
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 7.6
 366K
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, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, mind game, serial killer, psychopath, captivity, plot twist, survival, race against time, insanity, master criminal, gory, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.8
 218K
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: scary, psycho film, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, halloween, slasher, psychopath, masked killer, violence, psychiatrist, evil, small town, violent, teenage life, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1963, 1960s, year 1978 ...
Place: midwest, california
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 7.2
 273K
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: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, masked killer, woman in danger, high school, who done it, psychopath, paranoia, violence, small town, teenage life, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa
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Bride of Chucky (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
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, suspenseful, rough, dark humor, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil doll, murder, supernatural, serial killer, teenage life, good versus evil, violent, gory, goth, danger, on the run, frame up ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new jersey
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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, isolation, survival, human nature, social relations, coming of age, innocence lost, violent, leadership, cruelty, death ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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 8.1
 613K
Trainspotting (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.
Style: disturbing, dark humor, captivating, psychedelic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroin, life is a bitch, addiction, drug abuse, social misfits, friendship, counterculture, existentialism, self destructing, society, drug addiction, drug rehabilitation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland, london, england
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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, rough, cult film, bloody, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, urban legend, youth, cannibalism, murder, serial killer, hitchhiker, satanic ritual, gory, slasher, massacre, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1977
Place: texas, usa
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 6.9
 149K
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, tense, brutal, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, twins, crime, crimes, gang, rise and fall, violence, mental illness, organized crime, brother brother relationship, husband wife relationship, violent ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s, year 1957
Place: england, london, east end london, scotland yard
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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: scary, suspenseful, tense, cult film, harsh ...
Plot: cannibalism, incest, blood, desert, kidnapping, rape, survival, stalking, gory, danger, family in danger, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, southern california
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 7.2
 93K
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, talky, intense, depressing, twists and turns ...
Plot: father son relationship, husband wife relationship, domineering father, family, working class, twists & turns, garbage collector, violent, brutality, father, greed, baseball ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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 7.2
 246K
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, captivating, sentimental, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, vengeance, battles, rebellion, american revolution, human spirit, freedom, daring rescue, heroic mission, parents and children, war, period piece ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, 1780s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa, england, scotland
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 7.4
 113K
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: disturbing, tense, bleak, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: rape, violence, sexual abuse, sexual perversion, anal rape, sadism, strong sexual content, brutality, rape and revenge, sexual cruelty, party, anal sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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 6.6
 91K
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: tense, scary, twist ending, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, home invasion, deaf, slasher, masked killer, isolation, murder, disability, blood, survival, trapped, alone ...
Place: california
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The 100 Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Sweden, Russia, UK, France, Spain, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After living a long and colorful life, Allan Karlsson finds himself stuck in a nursing home. On his 100th birthday, he leaps out a window and begins an unexpected journey.
Style: feel good, semi serious, absurd, entertaining, light ...
Plot: adventure, retirement home, escapades, comedy of errors, aging, chase, wanted, old man, starting over, runaway, sarcasm, violent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, soviet union, spain, russia
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Shotgun Stories (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Shotgun Stories tracks a feud that erupts between two sets of half brothers following the death of their father. Set against the cotton fields and back roads of Southeast Arkansas, these brothers discover the lengths to which each will go to protect ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, family relations, sibling relationship, siblings relations, family feud, human nature, estrangement, life is a bitch, parents and children, americana, hopes, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arkansas, usa, california
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 6.9
 162K
Black Mass (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, captivating, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: brutality, gangsters, crime, corruption, violence, fbi, murder, organized crime, arms dealing, illness, crimes, gangster ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1995, year 2011, year 1982 ...
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, santa monica california, new jersey
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 6.9
 34K
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, teenage rape, rivalry, gay slur, teenage sex, vengeance, youth, teenage life, bully, crimes, social decay ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa, bronx new york city
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 8.5
 165K
The Punisher (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: A former Marine out to punish the criminals responsible for his family's murder finds himself ensnared in a military conspiracy.
Style: brutal, bloody, harsh, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vigilante, violence, justice, vengeance, vigilantism, murder, gunfight, revenge, one man army, superhero, death, fight scenes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: afghanistan
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 6.8
 7K
Mr. Majestyk (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Watermelon farmer Vince Majestyk (Charles Bronson) goes after the Mob, when they try to strong arm him to use their melon picking crew.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, talky, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, organized crime, one man army, neo noir, vengeance, rivalry, danger, vigilante, violence, violent, watermelon, farmer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles
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 8.5
 108K
The Night Of (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 525 min.
Story: After a night of partying with a female stranger, a man wakes up to find her stabbed to death and is charged with her murder.
Style: tense, serious, suspense, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: murder, lawyer, murder investigation, crime, crimes, investigation, murder trial, justice, secrets, vengeance, violent, district attorney ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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The Exterminator (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man's best friend is killed on the streets of New York. The man (Robert Ginty) then transforms into a violent killer, turning New York into a great war zone and Christopher George is the only one to stop him.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, violence, chase, murder, police investigation, revenge, vengeance, gory, fighting the system, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: vietnam, new york, usa, asia, new jersey ...
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 6.6
 10K
Rosewater (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 2009, Iranian Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari was covering Iran's volatile elections for Newsweek. One of the few reporters living in the country with access to US media, he made an appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, in a taped ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, brutal, suspenseful ...
Plot: prison, journalism, interrogation, captivity, solitary, life is a bitch, false accusation, danger, reporter, torture, anguish, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: iran, middle east
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 5.6
 9K
Dead Birds (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of Confederate soldiers who hole up in an abandoned plantation after robbing a bank, and find themselves at the mercy of supernatural forces.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense, dark ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural ability, supernatural, violence, demon, gory, haunted house, danger, torture, survival, brutality, civil war ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: alabama, usa, mexico, latin america
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 6.8
 143K
From Hell (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Frederick Abberline is an opium-huffing inspector from Scotland Yard who falls for one of Jack the Ripper's prostitute targets in this Hughes brothers adaption of a graphic novel that posits the Ripper's true identity.
Style: gothic, tense, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: jack the ripper, serial killer, who done it, police detective, woman in danger, psychic, police investigation, crimes, a vision, murder, clairvoyant, princess ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 20th century, 1880s
Place: england, europe, london, east end london, buckingham palace ...
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The Night Manager (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 358 min.
Story: Former British soldier Jonathan Pine navigates the shadowy recesses of Whitehall and Washington where an unholy alliance operates between the intelligence community and the secret arms trade. To infiltrate the inner circle of lethal arms dealer ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, hotel, secret service, crimes, arms dealer, working undercover, mind game, murder, corruption, spy, undercover agent, manager ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, cairo egypt, spain, england, london ...
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 7.4
 17K
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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