Movies about revenge

Movies about revenge
List of the best revenge movies selected by visitors to our site: The Brave One, Revenge, The Protégé, The Foreigner, Becky, Django Unchained, Midway, Vengeance: A Love Story, Law Abiding Citizen, Death Wish.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
The Brave One (2007)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

A woman struggles to recover from a brutal attack by setting out on a mission for revenge.

Revenge (2017)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:05

Jen is enjoying a romantic getaway with her wealthy boyfriend, which is disrupted when his friends suddenly arrive. Tension mounts at the house until the situation culminates in an unexpected way.

The Protégé (2021)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom

Rembrandt and Anna, two world premier assassins who share a mysterious past from Vietnam, traverse the globe competing for high-profile contracts. When Anna's mentor is murdered, she and Rembrandt must form an uneasy alliance and return to Vietnam to track down his killer.

The Foreigner (2017)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, China, USA, India
Duration02:12

Quan is a humble London businessman whose long-buried past erupts in a revenge-fueled vendetta when the only person left for him to love – his teenage daughter – dies in a senseless act of politically-motivated terrorism. His relentless search to find the terrorists leads to a cat-and-mouse conflict with a British government official whose own past may hold the clues to the identities of the elusive killers.

Becky (2020)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA

A teenager's weekend at a lake house with her father takes a turn for the worse when a group of convicts wreaks havoc on their lives.

Django Unchained (2012)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genreaction, comedy, drama, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:45

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.

Midway (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, China, Canada, Hong Kong

The story of the soldiers and aviators who helped turn the tide of the Second World War during the iconic Battle of Midway in June 1942.

Vengeance: A Love Story (2017)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:32

A Gulf War veteran seeks vengeance against those who assaulted a single mother.

Law Abiding Citizen (2009)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:48

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.

Death Wish (1974)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:33

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.

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Get Carter (1971)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:47

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.

The Count of Monte Cristo (1954)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure
CountryItaly, France
Duration03:03

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.

Cape Fear (1991)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:08

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.

The Crow (1994)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:42

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.

The Professional (1981)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration01:48

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.

The Specialist (1994)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

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.

Wild Things (1998)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:48

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...

Leon: The Professional (1994)
Duration02:13

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.

The Rifleman of the Voroshilov Regiment (1999)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration01:35

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.

Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:51

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.

The Punisher (2004)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, drama, short, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:04

When undercover FBI agent Frank Castle's wife and son are slaughtered, he becomes 'the Punisher' -- a ruthless vigilante willing to go to any length to avenge his family.

The Salton Sea (2002)
Duration02:14

After the murder of his beloved wife, a man in search of redemption is set adrift in a world where nothing is as it seems. On his journey, he befriends slacker Jimmy "The Finn", becomes involved in rescuing his neighbor Colette from her own demons, and gets entangled in a web of deceit full of unexpected twists and turns.

Oldboy (2003)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:00

With no clue how he came to be imprisoned, drugged and tortured for 15 years, a desperate businessman seeks revenge on his captors.

Munich (2005)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, history
CountryFrance, Canada, USA
Duration02:44

During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and execute those responsible for the attack.

Man on Fire (2004)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Mexico, Luxembourg
Duration02:26

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.

Lucky Number Slevin (2006)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany
Duration01:50

Slevin is mistakenly put in the middle of a personal war between the city’s biggest criminal bosses. Under constant watch, Slevin must try not to get killed by an infamous assassin and come up with an idea of how to get out of his current dilemma. A film with many twists and turns.

Edge of Darkness (2010)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:52

As a seasoned homicide detective, Thomas Craven has seen the bleakest side of humanity. But nothing prepares him for the toughest investigation of his life: the search for his only daughter Emma's killer. Now, he is on a personal mission to uncover the disturbing secrets surrounding her murder, including corporate corruption, government collusion and Emma's own mysterious life.

True Grit (2010)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

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.

Hanna (2011)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Germany
Duration01:51

A 16-year-old girl raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe. Tracked by a ruthless operatives, she faces startling revelations about her existence and questions about her humanity.

The Gift (2015)
Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Australia, China
Duration02:34

A husband and wife try to reinvigorate their relationship but their lives are threatened by a "friend" from the husband's past who holds a horrifying secret about him, sending their world into a tailspin.




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