Brutal movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant brutal movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out brutal, suspense, suspenseful, bloody, intense and serious films and TV shows about / with violence, death, blood, brutality, murder, vengeance, torture, dialogue, storytelling and violent plots mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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brutal movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as brutal: The Collector (2009), Eden Lake (2008), A Serbian Film (2010), The Human Centipede (2009), The Last House on the Left (2009), Deadly Class (2018), Funny Games (2007), I Spit on Your Grave 2 (2013), The Hills Have Eyes (2006), Cannibal Holocaust (1980).

List of brutal movies

 6.4
 54K
The Collector (2009)
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: scary, brutal, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, psychopath, home invasion, trap, violence, danger, extreme violence, masked man, gory, maniac, thief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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 6.8
 71K
Eden Lake (2008)
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: brutal, bleak, suspense, scary, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, torture, fear, gang, forest, camping, slasher, gory, weekend, in the woods, youth, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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 5.1
 52K
A Serbian Film (2010)
Genre: 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: brutal, banned film, macabre, rough, scary ...
Plot: rape, pedophilia, sexual abuse, sadism, strong sexual content, pornography, incest, murder, necrophilia, insanity, mentally unstable, gory ...
Time: 21st century, ancient history
Place: serbia, europe
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The Human Centipede (2009)
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: experiment gone awry, kidnapping, mad scientist, insanity, crimes, victim, body horror, confined, excrement, murder, suicide, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
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The Last House on the Left (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
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: scary, brutal, suspenseful, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, slasher, sexualized violence, murder, gory, sadism, danger, psychopath, vengeance, violence, torture, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.0
 5K
Deadly Class (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Follow a disillusioned teen recruited into a storied high school for assassins. Maintaining his moral code while surviving a ruthless curriculum, vicious social cliques, and his own adolescent uncertainties may prove fatal.
Style: brutal, bloody, atmospheric, dark
Plot: youth, assassin, gang, danger, death, private school, disciple, smoking, drugs, pistol
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 6.5
 85K
Funny Games (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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: rough, psychological, brutal, scary, bad ending ...
Plot: psychopath, torture, home invasion, serial killer, danger, hostages, murder, family, family in danger, mind game, neighbor, savagery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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I Spit on Your Grave 2 (2013)
Genre: 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: brutal, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: sexual abuse, vengeance, rape, rapist, torture, danger, left to die, gory, model, female protagonist, woman in danger, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, bulgaria
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The Hills Have Eyes (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Romania
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, suspenseful, brutal, bleak, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, desert, survival, cannibalism, victim, kidnapping, fear, rape, escape attempt, danger, genetically altered, massacre ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: new mexico, mine, usa
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Cannibal Holocaust (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A New York University professor returns from a rescue mission to the Amazon rainforest with the footage shot by a lost team of documentarians who were making a film about the area's local cannibal tribes.
Style: brutal, disturbing, scary, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, cannibalism, amazon rainforest, torture, atrocity, insanity, gory, survival, violence spree, brutality, cult, rape ...
Time: 20th century
Place: south america, latin america, new york, usa
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Natural Born Killers (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.
Style: dark humor, brutal, sadistic, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, sadism, violence, gory, on the road, cruelty, mass murder, crime, violence spree, brutality, nihilism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: paris france, nevada, arizona, new mexico
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The Purge: Election Year (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two years after choosing not to kill the man who killed his son, former police sergeant Leo Barnes has become head of security for Senator Charlene Roan, the front runner in the next Presidential election due to her vow to eliminate the Purge. On ...
Style: brutal, intense, suspense, bloody, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, murder, violence, gunfight, class differences, politics, death, social decay, psychological thriller, rebellion, female politician, election ...
Time: near future
Place: washington d.c.
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The Stendhal Syndrome (1996)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young policewoman slowly goes insane while tracking down an elusive serial rapist/killer through Italy when she herself becomes a victim of the brutal man's obsession.
Style: brutal, psychological, surreal, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: rapist, serial killer, murder, art, policewoman, mental illness, obsession, vengeance, mind game, memory loss, rescue, sexual abuse ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: italy, europe, florence, rome italy
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 7.2
 307K
The Equalizer (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ...
Style: brutal, serious, exciting, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, lone hero, one man army, lone wolves, fighting crime, vigilantism, heroes, tough heroes, gunfight, corruption, righting the wronged, loner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, moscow russia, russia
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 4.2
 7K
Escape Room (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Six friends test their intelligence in a game that takes a dark turn.
Style: brutal, suspense, scary, suspenseful
Plot: quest, escape, survival, danger, death, violence, puzzle, trapped, friends, room, game of death, breasts ...
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Assassination Nation (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: High school senior Lily and her group of friends live in a haze of texts, posts, selfies and chats just like the rest of the world. So, when an anonymous hacker starts posting details from the private lives of everyone in their small town, the ...
Style: brutal, exciting, emotional, suspense, cynical ...
Plot: feminism, social satire, society, friends, violence, murder, school, youth, hacker, avenger, vengeance, computer ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa
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 6.2
 7K
The Purge (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in a dystopian America ruled by a totalitarian political party, the series follows several seemingly unrelated characters living in a small city. Tying them all together is a mysterious savior who’s impeccably equipped for everything the night ...
Style: brutal, suspense, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, social injustice, brutality, blood, party, night, massacre, violence, family in danger, survival, african american, experiment ...
Time: near future
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 7.6
 438K
American Psycho (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.
Style: dark humor, brutal, stylized, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, insanity, hidden identity, wall street, millionaire, yuppie, fear, confession, victim, unlikely criminals, disappearance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, yale university, harvard university
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 7.1
 73K
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, bleak, suspense, bloody, dark ...
Plot: violence, native american, cannibalism, murder, survival, prisoner, redemption, brutality, wilderness, captive, blood, sheriff ...
Place: california
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12 Years a Slave (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, emotional, heartbreaking, factual ...
Plot: slavery, life is a bitch, racism, interracial relations, torture, freedom, master and servant, civil rights, racial slur, confined, rape, survival ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 18th century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, new york, washington d.c.
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The Man from Nowhere (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: His only friend called him 'the man from nowhere'... Taesik, a former special agent becomes a loner after losing his wife in a miserable accident and lives a bitter life running a pawnshop. He only has a few customers and a friend named ...
Style: serious, emotional, brutal, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, martial arts, lone hero, kidnapping, drug lord, gang, fist fighting, daring rescue, missing child, master warrior, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, south korea, seoul
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 8.5
 5K
Wayne (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: In this gritty and sometimes bloody tale, sixteen year-old Wayne sets out on a dirt bike with his new crush Del to take back the 1978 Pontiac Trans Am that was stolen from his father before he died. It is Wayne and Del against the world.
Style: dark humor, tense, comic, brutal, gross out humor ...
Plot: teenage boy, tragic hero, violence, adventure, target, family, love, poetic justice, grief, blood, motorcycle riding, falling in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: massachusetts
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I Spit on Your Grave (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A remake of the 1979 controversial cult classic, I Spit on Your Grave retells the horrific tale of writer Jennifer Hills who takes a retreat from the city to a charming cabin in the woods to start on her next book. But Jennifer's presence in ...
Style: scary, disturbing, suspenseful, brutal, rough ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: sexual abuse, rape and revenge, vengeance, rape, murder, violence spree, gang rape, violence against women, danger, rapist, woman in danger, in the woods ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.9
 142K
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: tense, realistic, rough, brutal, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, twins, gang, rise and fall, violence, mental illness, crimes, brother brother relationship, organized crime, husband wife relationship, violent ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1957
Place: london, england, scotland yard, east end london
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 8.3
 843K
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A botched robbery indicates a police informant, and the pressure mounts in the aftermath at a warehouse. Crime begets violence as the survivors -- veteran Mr. White, newcomer Mr. Orange, psychopathic parolee Mr. Blonde, bickering weasel Mr. Pink and ...
Style: tense, stylized, brutal, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, psychopath, crimes, dark hero, violence spree, gang, heist gone wrong, undercover agent, cult, undercover cop, perfect crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
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Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
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, suspense, bloody, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, serial killer, murder, danger, small town, summer camp, gory, slasher, brutality, blood, violence, two killers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: ohio, midwest, new jersey
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 8.6
 156K
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, exciting, intense, harsh ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vigilante, violence, revenge, vigilantism, blood, superhero, vengeance, murder, violent, comics, gory, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan
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Too Scared to Scream (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A killer of young women is loose in an exclusive apartment complex and a detective is out to stop him. The chief suspect is a Shakespeare-spouting doorman who lives with his invalid mother. Meanwhile, an undercover cop moves into the apartment ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, brutal, psycho film, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, danger, police detective, psychopath, slasher, deadly, crimes, manipulations, mystery, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan, new york city
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An American Crime (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The true story of suburban housewife Gertrude Baniszewski, who kept a teenage girl locked in the basement of her Indiana home during the 1960s.
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: child abuse, dysfunctional family, domestic violence, confined, isolation, mentally unstable, threat, crime, captivity, family problems, basement, torture ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, indiana
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 7.1
 81K
Unthinkable (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A convert to Islam sends the U.S. government a tape showing him in three nondescript storage rooms, each of which may contain a nuclear bomb set to detonate in less than a week. Helen Brody, an FBI agent in L.A., is tasked with finding the bombs ...
Style: psychological, rough, suspense, brutal, disturbing ...
Plot: terrorism, violence, investigation, fbi, moral dilemma, nuclear threat, race against time, torture, interrogation, right and wrong, manipulation, counter terrorism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, middle east
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