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, tense and intense films and TV shows about / with violence, death, murder, brutality, blood, torture, vengeance, revenge, violent and dialogue plots mostly in Thriller, Horror and Action genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
brutal movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as brutal: The Collector (2009), Eden Lake (2008), I Spit on Your Grave 2 (2013), The Last House on the Left (2009), I Spit on Your Grave (2010), The Purge (2018), The Hills Have Eyes (2006), Freddy vs. Jason (2003), The Raid (2011), Don't Breathe (2016).

List of brutal movies

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: slasher, scary, brutal, macabre, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, trap, home invasion, torture, held captive, deathtrap, homicidal maniac, masked man, maniac, hostage, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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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, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: forest, survival, torture, youth, sadism, murder, chase, camping, gang, fear, weekend, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, united kingdom
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I Spit on Your Grave 2 (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
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 ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, vengeance, rapist, rape and revenge, woman in danger, rape revenge, torture, gang rape, left to die, female protagonist, sexual humiliation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, bulgaria
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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: slasher, brutal, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, woman in danger, sadism, violence, sexualized violence, torture, murder, violence against women, rage, family, kidnapping, rape and revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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: brutal, disturbing, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, rape and revenge, gang rape, rapist, vengeance, rape revenge, sexual humiliation, strong violent content, woman in danger, torture, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Purge (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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, tense, suspense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: distopia, survival horror, psycho killer, murder, mass murder, social injustice, brutality, masked killer, serial killer, threat, terrorism, serial murder ...
Time: near future
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The Hills Have Eyes (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France
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: slasher, brutal, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, cannibalism, desert, human monster, fear, kidnapping, survival, victim, torture, trapped, escape attempt, stranded ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: new mexico, usa
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Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: 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: brutal, scary, slasher, suspense, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, masked man, serial killer, murder, summer camp, small town, homicidal maniac, brutality, violence, two killers, characters killed one by one, human monster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1973, 2000s, year 1957 ...
Place: new jersey, midwest, ohio
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The Raid (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, France, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Deep in the heart of Jakarta's slums lies an impenetrable safe house for the world's most dangerous killers and gangsters. Until now, the run-down apartment block has been considered untouchable to even the bravest of police. Cloaked under ...
Style: brutal, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, swat team, death, fistfight, fight, survival, warrior, fighting crime, drug lord, strong violent content, trapped, deathtrap ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, hong kong
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Don't Breathe (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of teens break into a blind man's home thinking they'll get away with the perfect crime. They're wrong.
Style: suspense, brutal, twist ending, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: thief, home invasion, violence, held captive, trapped, heist gone wrong, cat and mouse, murder, escape, characters murdered one by one, psychopath, trapped in a building ...
Place: california, michigan, detroit
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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, disturbing, rough, macabre, scary ...
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, pedophilia, insanity, sadism, violence, necrophilia, sexual perversion, strong sexual content, incest, murder, perversion ...
Time: 21st century
Place: serbia, europe
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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: brutal, psychological, rough, scary, bad ending ...
Plot: psychopath, torture, serial killer, hostage, home invasion, brutality, torment, murder, bad guy wins, family in danger, maniac, psychological torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: amazon rainforest, cannibalism, african tribe, rape, jungle, perversity, sadism, missing person, atrocity, insanity, sexual abuse, survival ...
Time: 20th century
Place: south america, latin america, north america, usa, new york
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Ready or Not (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A bride's wedding night takes a sinister turn when her eccentric new in-laws force her to take part in a terrifying game.
Style: brutal, suspense, twists and turns, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: game, rite, family curse, murder, ritual, fiancee, hide and seek, deal with the devil, satanic cult, wealth, female protagonist, wedding ...
Time: year 1989, 2010s, 80s
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Oldboy (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: With no clue how he came to be imprisoned, drugged and tortured for 15 years, a desperate businessman seeks revenge on his captors.
Style: bleak, brutal, twist ending, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: revenge, incest, father daughter incest, vengeance, mind game, older man younger woman relationship, loneliness, confined, brother sister incest, sin, torture, solitary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, year 1988, 2000s ...
Place: korea, asia, new york, south korea, seoul ...
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The Human Centipede (First Sequence) (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, macabre, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, mad scientist, crimes, insanity, experiment gone awry, psychopath, victim, surgeon, violence, confined, murder, body horror ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
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The Punisher (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: A former Marine out to punish the criminals responsible for his family's murder finds himself ensnared in a military conspiracy.
Style: brutal, exciting, tense, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vigilante, justice, violence, vengeance, one man army, vigilantism, fight scenes, gunfight, murder, revenge, superhero, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, afghanistan
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Wayne (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: brutal, tense, thought provoking, teen comedy
Plot: teenage boy, tragic hero, adventure, family, violence, dark humor, target, fall in love, love, irony of fate, grief, dead father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: massachusetts
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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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American Psycho (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 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: psychological, brutal, surreal, stylized, macabre ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, insanity, dark humor, yuppie, nihilism, sex maniac, sociopath, psycho, millionaire, killings, hidden identity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, yale university ...
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The Purge: Election Year (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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, suspense, intense, bloody, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: distopia, class differences, gunfight, fighting the system, survival, murder, violence, politics, death, social decay, rebellion, election ...
Time: near future
Place: washington d.c., florida
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Felon (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A family man convicted of killing an intruder must cope with life afterward in the violent penal system.
Style: brutal, realistic, serious, emotional, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, prison gang, life is a bitch, court, fighting the system, convict, murder, prison riot, life turned upside down, rivalry, police brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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Deadly Class (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, atmospheric, sadistic, bloody, dark ...
Plot: drugs, youth, boarding school, teenager, training, death, private school, gang, assassin, murderer, violence, disciple ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
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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: talky, brutal, tense, non-linear, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, crimes, heist, dark hero, psychopath, swearing, violence spree, gang, perfect crime, undercover cop, thief, undercover agent ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
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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: exciting, serious, brutal, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, vigilante, lone hero, vigilantism, fighting crime, tough heroes, loner, hitman, gunfight, black ops, lone wolves, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, moscow russia, russia
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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: scary, brutal, suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: trapped, quest, game of death, room, escape, death, survival, puzzle, friends, most dangerous game, violence, game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Midsommar (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: A young couple travels to Sweden to visit their friend’s rural hometown and attend its mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly descends into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.
Style: brutal, rough, enigmatic, psychedelic, disturbing ...
Plot: ritual, paganism, hallucinogenic drug, sacrifice, religious cult, community, magic mushroom, rite, cult, death, incest, corpse ...
Time: 2010s
Place: sweden, eastern europe, scandinavia, europe
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John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: John Wick is on the run for two reasons… he’s being hunted for a global $14 million dollar open contract on his life, and for breaking a central rule: taking a life on Continental Hotel grounds. The victim was a member of the High Table who ...
Style: exciting, tense, brutal, suspense, harsh ...
Plot: one man army, gunfight, criminal's revenge, tough guy, vengeance, murder, assassin, rescue, crimes, martial arts, dark hero, chase ...
Time: 2010s
Place: sahara, grand central station manhattan new york city, morocco, usa, new york ...
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Harley Quinn (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Harley Quinn has finally broken things off once and for all with the Joker and attempts to make it on her own as the criminal Queenpin of Gotham City.
Style: exciting, brutal, funny, bloody, captivating ...
Plot: super villain, villainess, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, female protagonist, superhero, super villainess, eccentricity, gotham city, female assassin, villain, anti heroine, batman ...
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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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