Films about retribution

Films about retribution
List of the best films about retribution according to the audience: I Spit on Your Grave, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Mechanic, Get Carter, Cape Fear, Iron Man 2, Death Wish, Law Abiding Citizen, The Railway Man, Gladiator.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Writers
PlotRevenge, Obsession, Vacation
PlaceForest, Small cities

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 the small town attracts the attention of a few morally deprived locals led by Johnny, the town's service station owner, his two co-workers, Andy and Stanley, who along with their socially and mentally challenged friend Matthew, set out one night to teach this city girl a lesson.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure
CountryItaly, France
Duration03:03
PlotRevenge

Edmond Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the notorious island prison, Chateau d'If. While imprisoned, he meets the Abbe Faria, a fellow prisoner whom everyone believes to be mad. The Abbe tells Edmond of a fantastic treasure hidden away on a tiny island, that only he knows the location of. After many years in prison, the old Abbe dies, and Edmond escapes disguised as the dead body. Now free, Edmond must find the treasure the Abbe told him of, so he can use the new-found wealth to exact revenge on those who have wronged him.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, adventure, crime
CountryFrance, USA
Duration01:33
CharactersTeachers, Hired assassins, Tough guys
PlotSkirmishes, Fight, Death, Chase
PlaceCemetery, USA

Arthur Bishop is a 'mechanic' - an elite assassin with a strict code and unique talent for cleanly eliminating targets. It's a job that requires professional perfection and total detachment, and Bishop is the best in the business. But when he is ordered to take out his mentor and close friend Harry, Bishop is anything but detached.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:47
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Funeral
PlaceEngland
StyleAction, Heavy, Depressive, Serious, For men

Jack Carter is a small-time hood working in London. When word reaches him of his brothers death, he travels to Newcastle to attend the funeral. Refusing to accept the police report of suicide, Carter seeks out his brother’s friends and acquaintances to learn who murdered his sibling and why.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:08
CharactersDogs, Maniacs, Serial killers, Killers, Lawyers
PlotRevenge, Justice, Fear
PlacePrison, Court, Small cities
StylePsychological problems, Action, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

Sam Bowden is a small-town corporate attorney. Max Cady is a tattooed, cigar-smoking, bible-quoting, psychotic rapist. What do they have in common? Fourteen years ago, Sam was a public defender assigned to Max Cady's rape trial, and he made a serious error: he hid a document from his illiterate client that could have gotten him acquitted. Now, the cagey, bibliophile Cady has been released, and he intends to teach Sam Bowden and his family a thing or two about loss.

Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:05
CharactersSuperhero, Robots, Spy, Heroes, Scientists
PlotLove, Adventure, Passion, Fight, Experiments
PlaceRussia, Moscow, USA
TimeFuture
StyleMarvel, Exciting, For men, Disturbing

With the world now aware of his dual life as the armored superhero Iron Man, billionaire inventor Tony Stark faces pressure from the government, the press and the public to share his technology with the military. Unwilling to let go of his invention, Stark, with Pepper Potts and James 'Rhodey' Rhodes at his side, must forge new alliances – and confront powerful enemies.

Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:33
CharactersArchitects
PlotSkirmishes, Revenge, Obsession, Rivalry
PlaceNew York
StyleAction, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

After his wife is murdered by street punks, a pacifistic New York City architect becomes a one-man vigilante squad, prowling the streets for would-be muggers after dark.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersJudge
PlotRevenge, Death, Justice
PlacePrison, Court
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Psychological problems, Action, Serious

A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, military, biography
CountryAustralia, United Kingdom
Duration01:56
PlotWar, On real events, Pursuit
PlaceAsia
TimeWorld War II
StyleTwisted plot, By books, Fascinating, Heavy, Depressive

A victim from World War II's "Death Railway" sets out to find those responsible for his torture. A true story.

Duration02:35
CharactersGladiators, Heroes, Soldier, Warriors, Emperors
PlotLove, War, Adventure, Revenge, Slavery
PlaceSparta, Spain, Mansions, Roman Empire
StyleInteresting, Popular, Exciting, Oscars, Fascinating

In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to the throne, Maximus is set to be executed. He escapes, but is captured by slave traders. Renamed Spaniard and forced to become a gladiator, Maximus must battle to the death with other men for the amusement of paying audiences.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
PlotDouble life
StyleTense, Disturbing

A young woman haunted by a tragedy in her past takes revenge on the predatory men unlucky enough to cross her path.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryNew Zealand, USA
Duration02:24
CharactersMonsters, Dragons, Knights, Giants, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Travel, Superpowers, Multi-part, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Epic, Serious, Disturbing

Immediately after the events of The Desolation of Smaug, Bilbo and the dwarves try to defend Erebor's mountain of treasure from others who claim it: the men of the ruined Laketown and the elves of Mirkwood. Meanwhile an army of Orcs led by Azog the Defiler is marching on Erebor, fueled by the rise of the dark lord Sauron. Dwarves, elves and men must unite, and the hope for Middle-Earth falls into Bilbo's hands.

Genreaction, fantasy, drama, crime
CharactersKillers
PlotFight

A revenge mission becomes a fight to save the world from an ancient threat when superpowered assassin Kai tracks a killer to Bangkok.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genreaction, comedy, drama, military
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:33
CharactersSpy, Hitler, Heroes, Jews, Military
PlotWar, Revenge, Fear, Self-sacrifice, Undercover
PlaceFrance, Germany
TimeWorld War II
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Heavy, Black humor

In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as "The Basterds" are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds, lead by Lt. Aldo Raine soon cross paths with a French-Jewish teenage girl who runs a movie theater in Paris which is targeted by the soldiers.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration01:48
CharactersHired assassins, Killers, Heroes, Police, Special agents
PlotPrison Break, Skirmishes, Revenge, Fight, The escape
PlacePrison, Paris, France, Castle
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Serious, For men

French secret agent Joss Baumont is sent to kill the president Njala of an African country. However, a counter-order is given before he can execute his mission and he is abandoned in the hands of foreign authorities. He escapes and seeks revenge by pursuing what was his original mission.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
CharactersThieves, Heroes
PlotRobbery, Revenge, Money, Rivalry
StyleRomantic, Exciting, Heavy, Serious, For men

A thief with a unique code of professional ethics is double-crossed by his crew and left for dead. Assuming a new disguise and forming an unlikely alliance with a woman on the inside, he looks to hijack the score of the crew's latest heist.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration01:51
CharactersHired assassins, Killers, Blonde girls, Warriors
PlotTravel, Martial Arts, Revenge, Martial Arts, Death
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Black humor

An assassin is shot at the altar by her ruthless employer, Bill and other members of their assassination circle – but 'The Bride' lives to plot her vengeance. Setting out for some payback, she makes a death list and hunts down those who wronged her, saving Bill for last.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryIndia
Duration02:16
PlotRevenge, Wedding
StyleHeavy

Nandini and Sanjay Verma are lovers, and they conspire to take over the vaste estate of Mr. Saxena and his only widowed daughter, Aarti, and her two children, with the help of Sanjay's maternal uncle Heeralal, a longtime employee of Saxena. After Saxena passes away suddenly, Sanjay woes Aarti and marries her. On a boating trip both Nandini and Sanjay do away with Aarti, making it look like an accident, and subsequently take over the entire Saxena estate. But Aarti survives, disfigured beyond recognition by a crocodile attack, With the help of plastic surgery transforms herself to a successful model, Jyoti. She then plans to carry out her vengeance against Sanjay, but finds that he has been physically abusing her children, pets, and servants. She must now decide to reveal her identity, or continue with her plan and be a spectator to the abuse on her loved ones. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

Markimdb: 7
Genrefantasy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration01:37
CharactersWitch, Kings, Dragons, Princesses, Wizards
PlotMagic, Wedding, Betrayal, Curses, Rivalry
PlaceForest
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Serious

The untold story of Disney's most iconic villain from the 1959 classic 'Sleeping Beauty'. A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading army threatens the harmony of the land. Maleficent rises to be the land's fiercest protector, but she ultimately suffers a ruthless betrayal – an act that begins to turn her heart into stone. Bent on revenge, Maleficent faces an epic battle with the invading King's successor and, as a result, places a curse upon his newborn infant Aurora. As the child grows, Maleficent realizes that Aurora holds the key to peace in the kingdom - and to Maleficent's true happiness as well.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersSuperhero
PlotLove, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Revenge, Superpowers
TimeHalloween
StyleExciting, By comics, Heavy, Gothic, Disturbing

Exactly one year after young rock guitarist Eric Draven and his fiancée are brutally killed by a ruthless gang of criminals, Draven -- watched over by a hypnotic crow -- returns from the grave to exact revenge.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration01:35
CharactersSnipers
PlotRevenge, Weapon, Justice, Youth
PlaceRussia

A very typical post-Soviet era storyline. A bunch of vagabonds lured an innocent teenage girl to their apartment, offered her a drink, intimidated, then gang raped her. Local cops are incapable to undertake an adequate actions against the scoundrels - prevented by the superior chief of the local police, who is the dad of one of the scumbags. The case is closed. The girl's granddad tired of an endless circumlocution decides to take revenge in his own hands.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance, USA
Duration02:13
CharactersSnipers, Mafia, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Killers
PlotLove, Adventure, Revenge, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceSchool, USA, New York
StylePopular, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

Leon, the top hit man in New York, has earned a rep as an effective "cleaner". But when his next-door neighbors are wiped out by a loose-cannon DEA agent, he becomes the unwilling custodian of 12-year-old Mathilda. Before long, Mathilda's thoughts turn to revenge, and she considers following in Leon's footsteps.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Mexico, Luxembourg
Duration02:26
CharactersCIA, Heroes, Bodyguards, Warriors
PlotAbduction, Revenge, Friendship, Justice
PlaceMexico
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Heavy, Serious

Jaded ex-CIA operative John Creasy reluctantly accepts a job as the bodyguard for a 10-year-old girl in Mexico City. They clash at first, but eventually bond, and when she's kidnapped he's consumed by fury and will stop at nothing to save her life.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, Norway, China, Canada, USA, France
Duration01:59
CharactersMafia, Bodyguards, Criminals
PlotSkirmishes, Revenge, Death, Snow
TimeWinter
StyleTense, Disturbing

The quiet family life of Nels Coxman, a snowplow driver, is upended after his son's murder. Nels begins a vengeful hunt for Viking, the drug lord he holds responsible for the killing, eliminating Viking's associates one by one. As Nels draws closer to Viking, his actions bring even more unexpected and violent consequences, as he proves that revenge is all in the execution.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersCIA, Hired assassins
PlotRevenge, Passion, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Tense, Serious

May Munro is a woman obsessed with getting revenge on the people who murdered her parents when she was still a girl. She hires Ray Quick, a retired explosives expert to kill her parent's killers. When Ned Trent, embittered ex-partner of Quick's is assigned to protect one of Quick's potential victims, a deadly game of cat and mouse ensues.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, China
Duration01:37
CharactersDogs, Snipers, Mafia, Gangsters, Hired assassins
PlotSurvival, Travel, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Cars
PlaceItaly, Party, Hotels, New York
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Tense, Noir

John Wick is forced out of retirement by a former associate looking to seize control of a shadowy international assassins’ guild. Bound by a blood oath to aid him, Wick travels to Rome and does battle against some of the world’s most dangerous killers.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Australia
Duration02:34
CharactersWitch, Kings, Knights, Warriors, Wizards
PlotMagic, Fate, Uprising
PlaceForest, England
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleTense, Epic

When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern, Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword Excalibur from the stone, his life is turned upside down and he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy... whether he likes it or not.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersLesbians
PlotRevenge, Passion, Seduction, Blackmail
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Tense

When teen-socialite Kelly Van Ryan and troubled bad girl Suzie Toller accuse guidance counselor Sam Lombardo of rape, he's suspended by the school, rejected by the town, and fighting to get his life back. One cop suspects conspiracy, but nothing is what it seems...

Genredocumentary, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersScammers

Posing as a wealthy, jet-setting diamond mogul, an Israeli conman wooed women online then conned them out of millions of dollars. Now some victims plan for payback.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersHorses, Cowboys, Friends, Hunters, Partners
PlotAdventure, Skirmishes, Revenge, Friendship, Pursuit
PlaceWild West, Court, Texas
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious

Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn. Mattie insists on accompanying Cogburn, whose drinking, sloth, and generally reprobate character do not augment her faith in him. Against his wishes, she joins him in his trek into the Indian Nations in search of Chaney. They are joined by Texas Ranger LaBoeuf, who wants Chaney for his own purposes. The unlikely trio find danger and adventure on the journey, and each has his or her "grit" tested.





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