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The list contains the best, new and most relevant brutal movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out brutal, serious, rough, suspense, intense and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with murder, violence, blood, brutality, death, violent, mentor, dialogue, vengeance and revenge plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, Canada, Italy and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as brutal: Funny Games (2007), The Collector (2009), Eden Lake (2008), I Spit on Your Grave 2 (2013), A Serbian Film (2010), Taken (2017), The Human Centipede (2009), Freddy vs. Jason (2003), Django Unchained (2012), The Revenant (2015).
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The Godfather
Crime, Drama
USA
175 min.
 9.2
Django Unchained
Drama, Western
USA
165 min.
 8.4
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Kickboxer Retaliation
Action, Drama
USA
110 min.
 5.0
Taken
Action, Drama, Thriller
France, USA
41 min.
 6.7

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 6.5
 80K
Funny Games
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France, UK, Austria, Germany, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When Ann, husband George and son Georgie arrive at their holiday home they are visited by a pair of polite and seemingly pleasant young men. Armed with deceptively sweet smiles and some golf clubs, they proceed to terrorize and torture the ...
Style: brutal, psychological, scary, rough, bad ending ...
Plot: brutality, serial killer, family, hostages, torture, murder, danger, gory, surveillance, home invasion, psychological torture, child killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.4
 50K
The Collector
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Style: brutal, scary, suspenseful, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, torture, brutality, gory, violence, masked man, trap, held captive, danger, extreme violence, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
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 6.8
 67K
Eden Lake
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eden Lake is a relentlessly tense and immaculately paced horror-thriller about modern youth gone wild. When a young couple goes to a remote wooded lake for a romantic getaway, their quiet weekend is shattered by an aggressive group of local kids. ...
Style: bleak, brutal, suspense, bad ending, bloody ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: survival, gory, chase, murder, gang, brutality, revenge, forest, teenagers, torture, insanity, death of protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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I Spit on Your Grave 2
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Naturally beautiful, Katie has just settled into New York where she, like many other young women, is trying to make it as a model. But what starts out as an innocent and simple photo shoot soon turns into something disturbingly unthinkable! Raped, ...
Style: disturbing, brutal, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: vengeance, gory, rape, brutality, woman in danger, torture, female protagonist, sexual abuse, conspiracy theory, justice, danger, model ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, bulgaria
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 5.2
 48K
A Serbian Film
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Serbia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Milos, a retired porn star, leads a normal family life trying to make ends meet. Presented with the opportunity of a lifetime to financially support his family for the rest of their lives, Milos must participate in one last mysterious film. From ...
Style: macabre, rough, brutal, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: sexual abuse, brutality, murder, pornography, rape, gory, insanity, strong sexual content, perversity, sadism, torture, incest ...
Time: 21st century, ancient history
Place: serbia, europe
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 6.7
 7K
Taken
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 41 min.
Story: The origin story of younger, hungrier, former Green Beret Bryan Mills as he deals with a personal tragedy that shakes his world. As he fights to overcome the incident and exact revenge, Mills is pulled into a career as a deadly CIA operative, a job ...
Style: brutal, harsh, suspense, exciting
Plot: kidnapping, cia agent, daring rescue, lone hero, protective parent, crimes, heroes, human trafficking, father, father daughter relationship, divorced parents, organized crime ...
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The Human Centipede
Genre: Horror
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: During a stopover in Germany in the middle of a carefree road trip through Europe, two American girls find themselves alone at night when their car breaks down in the woods. Searching for help at a nearby villa, they are wooed into the clutches of a ...
Style: brutal, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, brutality, experiment gone awry, body horror, insanity, excrement, confined, violence, victim, crimes, exploitation, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
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Freddy vs. Jason
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Evil dream-demon Freddy Krueger devises a plan to manipulate the unstoppable Jason Vorhees into hacking up the teenagers of Elm Street in an effort to make people remember the name Freddy Krueger, thus freeing him from limbo.
Style: scary, brutal, bloody, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, brutality, monster, gory, blood, violence, two killers, danger, teenagers, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2000s
Place: midwest, ohio, new jersey
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Django Unchained
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, talky, rough, realistic, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, slavery, bounty hunter, vengeance, gory, racial violence, brutality, old west, african american, united states of america, violence, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, texas
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 8.0
 566K
The Revenant
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Canada
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, tense, melancholic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, revenge, vengeance, wilderness, violence, life & death, betrayal, violent, indians, beautiful scenery, old west, native americans ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
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The Last House on the Left
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A group of teenage girls heading into the city hook up with a gang of drug-addled ne'er-do-wells and are brutally murdered. The killers find their way to the home of one of their victim's parents, where both father and mother exact a ...
Style: suspenseful, brutal, scary, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: brutality, gory, rape, serial killer, murder, gratuitous violence, violence, torture, sexualized violence, psychopath, danger, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Hills Have Eyes
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on Wes Craven's 1977 suspenseful cult classic, The Hills Have Eyes is the story of a family road trip that goes terrifyingly awry when the travelers become stranded in a government atomic zone. Miles from nowhere, the Carter family soon ...
Style: scary, brutal, suspenseful, bleak, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: desert, brutality, survival, slasher, gory, cannibalism, human monster, torture, stranded, stranded in the desert, wilderness, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006
Place: new mexico, usa, mine
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The Passion of the Christ
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: "The Passion of the Christ" is a film about the last 12 hours in the life of Jesus. Director Mel Gibson received much criticism from critics and audiences for his explicit depiction of and focus on violence and on christs suffering, ...
Style: biblical, epic, bleak, factual, brutal ...
Plot: christianity, jesus, suffering, religion, torture, betrayal, redemption, sacrifice, life philosophy, brutality, death, last supper ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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Gangs of New York
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 167 min.
Story: It's 1863. America was born in the streets. Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points of America to seek vengeance against the psychotic gangland kingpin, Bill the Butcher, who murdered his father years earlier. With an eager pickpocket by ...
Style: brutal, suspense, harsh, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, revenge, betrayal, gangsters, gang, organized crime, gang war, brutality, greed, hidden identity, mob boss, ethnic slur ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1860s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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House of 1000 Corpses
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, bloody, macabre, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, slasher, cannibalism, murder, violence, torture, insanity, urban legend, evil doctor, violent, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1977
Place: texas, usa
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 7.8
 183K
Halloween
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, halloween, violence, masked killer, murder, death, small town, psychopath, violent, gory, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1978, year 1963 ...
Place: california, midwest
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 5.6
 38K
The Hitcher
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: While driving through the New Mexico Desert during a rainy night, the college students Jim Halsey and his girlfriend Grace Andrews give a ride to the hitchhiker John Ryder. While in their car, the stranger proves to be a psychopath threatening the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, slasher, chase, mind game, survival, murder, on the road, torture, hitchhiker, road trip, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, texas, usa
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 8.0
 701K
Sin City
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, the brokenhearted. Some call it dark… Hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home — Crooked cops, sexy dames, desperate vigilantes. Some are seeking revenge, others lust ...
Style: surreal, bleak, dark, twists and turns, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, vengeance, dark hero, gory, comics, justice, social decay, vigilante, brutality, hitman, multiple storylines, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
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Patient Seven
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The film centers on Dr. Marcus, a renowned psychiatrist who has selected 6 severe mentally ill and dangerous patients from the Spring Valley Mental Hospital to interview as part of research for his new book. As Dr. Marcus interviews each patient, ...
Style: brutal, macabre, psychological, enigmatic, twist ending
Plot: mental patient, psychiatrist, interview, death, hallucination, doctor, anthology, book, mental institution, multiple storylines, storytelling, haunted ...
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 4.0
 982
Inkubus
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Inkubus tells the story of a skeleton crew working the final shift at a soon to be demolished police station. The night takes a gruesome turn when the demon, Inkubus, calmly walks into the station holding the severed head of a murdered girl. Inkubus ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, brutal, sadistic
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, gory, police station, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, mysterious stranger, characters killed one by one, nightmare, supernatural, evisceration ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rhode island, usa
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 5.0
 13K
Leatherface
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young nurse is kidnapped by a group of violent teens who escape from a mental hospital and take her on the road trip from hell. Pursued by an equally deranged lawman out for revenge, one of the teens is destined for tragedy and horrors that will ...
Style: bleak, rough, brutal, suspense
Plot: extreme violence, chainsaw murder, masked villain, chainsaw, violence, murder, countryside, face mask, trap, panic, survival, revenge ...
Time: year 1955, year 1965
Place: texas
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 6.3
 571
School
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 26 min.
Style: depressing, atmospheric, brutal, gothic
Plot: school, underage smoking, teenager, teenage life, friendship, troubled youth, puberty, teenage sex, beating, controversy, family relations, social misfits ...
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 8.7
 6K
Cyborgs
Genre: War
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 112 min.
Story: ‘The Cyborgs’ is re-telling the recent history of Ukraine – the legendary fight for Donetsk Airport in 2014 during Russian invasion. The freedom fighters from various divisions of Ukrainian army and volunteer battalions took a 242-days stand ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, brutal ...
Plot: friends, heroism, death, heroes, war violence, courage, vengeance, friendship, war, weapons, political unrest, shooting ...
Place: ukraine, europe
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 9.2
 1.4M
The Godfather
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael steps in to take care of the ...
Style: realistic, suspense, serious, captivating, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangster, crime family, cosa nostra, organized crime, mob boss, parents and children, godfather, family business, family, gang war, greed ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: new york, italy, usa, europe, sicily ...
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 8.5
 1.0M
The Departed
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 151 min.
Story: To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises ...
Style: twist ending, suspense, tense, bleak, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover cop, mole, crime, gangsters, mafia, police, working undercover, police investigation, law enforcement, corruption, police corruption, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, taiwan, harvard university, china
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 6.3
 19K
American Mary
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young med student struggling with her tuition fees is drawn into the shady world of underground body modification.
Style: disturbing, scary, sexy, brutal, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: torture, revenge, gory, brutality, plastic surgery, serial killer, doctors, amputation, rape, nightclub, physical appearance, gore ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.9
 13K
White God
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Hungary, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Favoring pedigree dogs, a new regulation puts a severe tax on mixed breeds. Owners dump their dogs and shelters become overcrowded. 13-year-old Lili fights desperately to protect her pet Hagen, but her father eventually sets the dog free on the ...
Style: suspenseful, heartbreaking, tense, bloody, brutal ...
Plot: dog, revenge, chase, human animal relationship, homeless, rebellion, animal abuse, betrayal by friend, friendship, brutality, animal attack, redemption ...
Place: hungary, budapest hungary, europe
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A Driver for Vera
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The film is set during 1962 in Sevastopol, Crimea, then a secret Navy Base in the Soviet Union. General Serov hires Viktor, a cadet from the Kremlin Guard to work as his private chauffeur. In a jet-black "ZIM" limo, Viktor is chauffeuring ...
Style: dramatic, suspenseful, serious, realistic, brutal
Plot: unwanted pregnancy, father daughter relationship, kgb, social relations, family relations, couple relations, young soldier, stranded, outcast, driver, young man, assassination ...
Time: 1960s
Place: soviet union
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Lord of the Flies
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stranded on an island, a group of schoolboys degenerate into savagery.
Style: psychological, rough, captivating, scenic, brutal ...
Plot: island, survival, adventure, human nature, literature, isolation, coming of age, innocence lost, violent, brutality, social relations, cruelty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The horror and crime thriller genres collide in this new original series from Robert Rodriguez, based on his cult grindhouse classic about bank-robbing brothers on the run, a lawman bent on bringing them to justice, the devout family caught in the ...
Style: scary, rough, stylized, brutal, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, hostages, danger, criminal heroes, murder, death, crimes, supernatural, deadly creature, female vampire, bar fight, family relations ...
Time: 2010s
Place: texas, mexico, usa
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Lord of the Flies 1990
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A Clockwork Orange 1971
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Black Swan 2010
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The Last House on the Left 2009
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Kill Bill: Vol. 1 2003
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Basic Instinct 1992
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Atonement 2007
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Lolita 1997
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The Mechanic 2011
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American Gigolo 1980
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300 2006
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