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, bloody, intense, weird, interesting and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with violent, murder, brutality, violence, blood, death, dialogue, storytelling, vengeance and mentor plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as violent: Django Unchained (2012), Halloween (1978), Saw (2004), Scream (1996), Irreversible (2002), Planet Terror (2007), The Revenant (2015), Bully (2001), Bone Tomahawk (2015), A Clockwork Orange (1971).

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, gunfight, bounty hunter, vengeance, racism, old west, slavery, african american, violent, one against many, revenge, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: usa, mississippi, tennessee, texas
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 7.7
 236K
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, psycho film, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, halloween, serial killer, violent, masked killer, violence, evil, mask, psychiatrist, small town, teenage life, serial murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1978 ...
Place: midwest, california
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 7.6
 385K
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, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, mind game, serial killer, insanity, psychopath, master criminal, plot twist, game of death, fear, captivity, survival, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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 7.3
 292K
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, twists and turns, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: woman in danger, serial killer, masked killer, who done it, high school, psychopath, murder, small town, mystery, heroine, danger, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa
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 7.4
 123K
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: surreal, bleak, rough, non-linear, disturbing ...
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, anal rape, violence, sexual perversion, sadism, brutality, strong sexual content, rape and revenge, sexual cruelty, violent, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
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 7.0
 202K
Planet Terror (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: exciting, rough, tense, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, zombie, violent, survival, anti hero, save the world, infected, action violence, zombie apocalypse, cannibalism, chaos and mayhem, military base ...
Time: 2000s, 70s
Place: texas, usa, mexico
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 8.0
 721K
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, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, lone hero, violence, snow, bear attack, native american, obsessive quest, beautiful scenery, hunter, grizzly bear ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
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 6.9
 35K
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 sex, teenage rape, rivalry, violent, gay slur, vengeance, youth, teenage life, bully ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa, bronx new york city
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 89K
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, suspense, bloody ...
Plot: violence, native american, prisoner, survival, murder, cannibal, sheriff, violent, rescue, brutality, wilderness, civil war veteran ...
Time: 70s
Place: california
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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, controversial, banned film, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: rape, insanity, gang, psychopath, brainwashing, violence, surrealism, nihilism, violence spree, social decay, social misfits, sadism ...
Time: future, 20th century, near future, 90s, 70s ...
Place: britain, europe, london
Is relevant ?
 3.9
 918
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: psycho film, suspense, dark, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: violent, halloween, carnival, small town, brutality, death, doctor, doctor patient relationship, murder, dead teenager, punishment, youth ...
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, coming of age, social relations, isolation, human nature, innocence lost, violent, leadership, cruelty, stranded on an island ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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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, cult film, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, hitchhiker, urban legend, cannibalism, murder, teenage life, youth, serial killer, satanic ritual, psychopath, gory, sadism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, year 1977
Place: texas, usa
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The Lords of Salem (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The City of Salem, Massachusetts is visited by a coven of ancient witches.
Style: surreal, bleak, scary, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: witch, radio dj, burned alive, supernatural, uncover truth, religions or cults, losing-it hero, danger, coven, rock, curses spells and rituals, violent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, boston, new jersey
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 7.8
 114K
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, serious, unusual plot structure, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, revenge, violence, vengeance, psychopath, extreme violence, cat and mouse, sadism, beating, mercilessness, loss of spouse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 438K
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, surprise ending, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, mental illness, psycho, split personality, schizophrenia, dissociative identity disorder, insanity, serial killer, held captive, violence, maniac, paranoia ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia
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The Midnight Meat Train (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 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, suspenseful, tense, psychological, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, violence, deadly, photographer, butcher, gory, crimes, witnessing a crime, subway train, psychopath, obsession, stalking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 33K
Phantasm (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young boy and his friends face off against a mysterious grave robber known only as the Tall Man, who keeps a mysterious arsenal of terrible weapons with him.
Style: atmospheric, weird, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, small town, murder, gory, deadly, good versus evil, siblings relations, family relations, mortician, violent, adaptation, obsessive quest ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: 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, slasher, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil doll, serial killer, murder, supernatural, goth, teenage life, good versus evil, gory, dark humor, supernatural ability, homicidal maniac, frame up ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new jersey
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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, funny, unusual plot structure, slasher ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: dark humor, death, nothing goes right, vacation, in the woods, youth, friends, student, disorder, accidental killing, buddies, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
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Cross the Line (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, 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, tricky, psychological
Plot: passion, mad woman, crime scene, sex scene, prosecution, dead father, runaway, evidence, dying, drugs, murder, travel ...
Place: barcelona, barcelona spain, 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: anthology, bloody, scary, psychotronic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, violent, violence, killer, blood, peril, demon, chase, hunting, supernatural ability, vengeance, paranormal investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 162K
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, based on true events, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rise and fall, crimes, crime, gang, twins, violence, stylish, mental illness, mafia, organized crime, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s, year 1957 ...
Place: london, england, united kingdom, scotland yard, 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: scary, suspenseful, tense, cult film, harsh ...
Plot: cannibalism, blood, desert, incest, kidnapping, rape, survival, stalking, gory, family in danger, danger, violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, southern california
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 100K
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, husband wife relationship, domineering father, african american, family, working class, twists & turns, garbage collector, violent, brutality, father, greed ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 258K
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: revolution, vengeance, battles, american revolution, rebellion, war, human spirit, freedom, soldier, patriotism, period piece, heroic mission ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa, england, scotland
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 107K
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, tense, suspense, scary ...
Plot: home invasion, serial killer, deaf, survival, masked killer, murder, murderer, brutality, deafness, trapped, blood, violence ...
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, non-linear, entertaining ...
Plot: adventure, retirement home, escapades, comedy of errors, runaway, aging, wanted, chase, deadpan, starting over, sarcasm, old man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, spain, ussr, scandinavia, 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: family relations, vengeance, sibling relationship, family feud, siblings relations, parents and children, human nature, life is a bitch, estrangement, dealing with death, hopes, americana ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: arkansas, usa, california
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 170K
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, captivating, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, corruption, crime, brutality, violence, fbi, murder, organized crime, arms dealing, crimes, illness, mafia ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1985, year 1982 ...
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, miami, santa monica california ...
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