Movies about violent people

Movies about violent people
List of the best films about violent people according to the audience: Eden Lake, Bedevilled, Women, Love Exposure, Kidnapped, The Experiment, Keep Smiling, Malignant, The Shawshank Redemption, The Skin I Live In.

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

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Country
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:31
CharactersTeens, Difficult teens, Newlyweds, Lovers
PlotSurvival, Revenge, Fear, Chase, Rest
PlaceForest, Beach, Lake
StyleTo cry, Heavy, Tense, Depressive, Disturbing

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. Rowdiness quickly turns to rage as the teens terrorize the couple in unimaginable ways, and a weekend outing becomes a bloody battle for survival.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:54
PlotRevenge, Slavery, Vacation, Rivalry
PlaceIslands, Asia, Korea
StyleAction, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

A woman subject to mental, physical, and sexual abuse on a remote island seeks a way out.

Markimdb: 4.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Iceland, United Kingdom
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Students, Teachers
PlotSurvival, Abduction, Hostage, Stockholm syndrome
StylePsychological problems, Action, Tense, Disturbing

A small town detective while investigating the disappearance of a local woman comes across an unassuming Sociology professor who is hiding a secret life.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryJapan
Duration03:57
CharactersTeens
PlotLove, On real events, Uprising
PlaceJapan
StyleAtmospheric

The story of a teenage boy named Yu, who falls for Yoko, a girl he runs into while working as an "up-skirt" photographer in an offshoot of the porn industry. His attempts to woo her are complicated by a spot of cross-dressing - which convinces Yoko that she is lesbian - dalliances with kung-fu and crime, and a constant struggle with the guilt that's a legacy of his Catholic upbringing.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, crime
CountrySpain, France
Duration01:21
PlotLife, Hostage, Family life
StyleAction, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

Three hooded Eastern-European criminals burst into a home in a Madrid gated community, holding the family hostage in its own home, and forcing the father to empty his credit cards. But the family fights back - brutally.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama
CountryGermany
Duration01:54
PlotExperiments, Quests
PlacePrison
StylePsychological problems, Action, Heavy, Makes me think

Das Experiment is a shocking psycho thriller about the potential for brutality that humans hide. Even more shocking is the fact that it’s based on an actual occurrence—a 1971 psychological experiment at Stanford University that was aborted prematurely when the experimenters lost control.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryGeorgia, France, Luxembourg
Duration01:30
CharactersPoor
PlotDancing, Money, Competitions, Rivalry
StyleLight

10 women, seven of them belonging to the poorest population, are desperately trying to win a beauty contest for mothers who have more than 3 children. The winner will get an apartment and $25000

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersMonsters
PlotGenetic experiments
StyleUnexpected ending, Action

Madison is paralyzed by shocking visions of grisly murders, and her torment worsens as she discovers that these waking dreams are in fact terrifying realities with a mysterious tie to her past.

Markimdb: 9.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersScammers, Prisoner, Friends, Good people
PlotSurvival, Prison Break, The escape, Freedom, Fate
PlacePrison, Mexico, USA
StyleInteresting, Popular, To cry, Atmospheric, Fascinating

Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, Dufresne comes to be admired by the other inmates -- including an older prisoner named Red -- for his integrity and unquenchable sense of hope.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySpain, USA
Duration02:00
CharactersDoctors, Scientists, Surgeons
PlotLove, Abduction, Revenge, Obsession, Experiments
PlaceHospitals
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Smart, Creepy

A brilliant plastic surgeon creates a synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:36
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Gangsters
PlotTravel, Death, Mystery, Cheating, Fear
PlaceSmall cities
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Heavy, Depressive

An average family is thrust into the spotlight after the father commits a seemingly self-defense murder at his diner.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:43
CharactersTerminally ill
PlotLove, Revenge, Obsession, Mental disorders
PlaceTexas

A woman attracts the attention of a psychotic former Army interrogator and an emotionally fragile young man caring for his ailing mother.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersManiacs, Teens, Captives, Fathers
PlotOn real events, Hostage
PlaceUSA
StyleTense, Gloomy, Fascinating, Womens in main roles, Disturbing

Sara is a teen girl who is looking forward to her 18th birthday to move away from her controlling father Don. But before she could even blow out the candles, Don imprisons her in the basement of their home.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, horror, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
CharactersSerial killers, Teens, Demons, Killers, Blonde girls
PlotSupernatural, Fate, Scary stories, Justice, Funeral
PlaceSmall cities
TimeDark ones
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense, Black humor, Creepy, Depressive

In the phantasmagorical town of Raven's End, a misguided young girl takes refuge in a decrepit old mortuary. The eccentric undertaker chronicles the strange history of the town through a series of twisted tales, each more terrifying than the last, but the young girl's world is unhinged when she discovers that the final story... is her own.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, drama
CountryFrance
CharactersVampire
PlotObsession, Mental disorders
PlaceJapan
StylePsychological problems, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

Esther's life is panning out nicely. She will soon move in with her boyfriend Vincent and she seems set to get a permanent position at the public relations company where she freelances. All would be fine if Esther didn't accidentally discover a piercing curiosity about her own body.

Markimdb: 5
Genrefantastic, action
CountryJapan
Duration01:15
CharactersAnimals, Monsters, Ninja, Giants, Family
PlotRevenge, Weapon, Chase, Fate, Justice
PlaceJapan
TimePost apocalypse
StyleCreepy, By manga

100 years ago, titans suddenly appeared on Earth. Soon, human civilization veered on collapse due to the titans. Humans then built a giant wall to defend themselves. Within the giant walls, humans lived in peace, but, 100 years later, the giant wall is broken.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama, military, history
CountrySoviet Union
Duration02:16
CharactersMilitary
PlotWar, Survival
PlaceRussia
TimeGreat Patriotic War
StyleHeavy, Makes me think, Depressive, Serious

The invasion of a village in Byelorussia by German forces sends young Florya into the forest to join the weary Resistance fighters, against his family's wishes. There he meets a girl, Glasha, who accompanies him back to his village. On returning home, Florya finds his family and fellow peasants massacred. His continued survival amidst the brutal debris of war becomes increasingly nightmarish, a battle between despair and hope.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:00
CharactersDogs, Serial killers
PlotOn real events, Chase, Debts
PlaceAsia
StyleTense, Serious, Disturbing

Joong-ho is a dirty detective turned pimp in financial trouble as several of his girls have recently disappeared without clearing their debts. While trying to track them down, he finds a clue that the vanished girls were all called up by the same client whom one of his girls is meeting with right now.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, action, fantasy
CountryUnited Kingdom, Belgium, France, USA
Duration02:32
CharactersBikers
PlotRevenge, Obsession, Mystery
StyleStrange, Fancy, Depressive

The Shadow Mountains, 1983. Red and Mandy lead a loving and peaceful existence; but when their pine-scented haven is savagely destroyed, Red is catapulted into a phantasmagoric journey filled with bloody vengeance and laced with fire.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersAliens, Family, Monsters
PlotSurvival, The escape, Multi-part
PlaceUSA
TimePost apocalypse
StylePopular, Tense, Creepy

Following the events at home, the Abbott family now face the terrors of the outside world. Forced to venture into the unknown, they realize that the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats that lurk beyond the sand path.

Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, detective
CountryHong Kong, South Korea, Thailand
Duration02:05

“Three” is an anthology of three horror shorts from three different Asian countries.In "Dumplings" an aging actress wishing to reclaim her youth goes to a woman who makes dumplings that supposedly have regenerative properties; however, they contain a gruesome secret ingredient. In "Box" a soft spoken young woman has a bizarre recurring nightmare about being buried in a box in the snow. Searching for her long lost sister, she realizes her dreams and reality may possibly be connected. In "The Cut" a successful film director and his wife are kidnapped by an extra, who forces the director to play his sadistic games. If he fails, his wife’s fingers will be chopped off one by one every five minutes

Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersCannibals
PlotLife, Family life
PlaceSmall cities
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Heavy, Depressive, Serious

A lawyer puts his family in jeopardy when he captures the last member of a violent clan and tries to forcibly tame her.

Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryJapan
Duration01:48
PlotMystery

The erotic novelist Taeko is writing a morbid story of a family destroyed by incest, murder and abuse. Her assistant, Yuji, sets on a mission to uncover the reality of this story, but the reality might be too much to bear.

Markimdb: 8.7
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration02:16
CharactersHackers, Programmers, Heroes
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Multi-part, Technology, Freedom
TimePost apocalypse, Future
StyleInteresting, Popular, Exciting, Dystopian, Mind-altering

Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror
CountryBelgium, France, Luxembourg
CharactersSingers
PlotSurvival, Travel
PlaceVillage
StyleAtmospheric, Heavy, Fancy, Serious, Disturbing

A few days before Christmas, traveling entertainer Marc Stevens is stuck at nightfall in a remote wood in the swampy Hautes Fagnes region of Liège when his van breaks down. An odd chap who's looking for a lost dog then leads Marc to a shuttered inn.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror
CountryUSA, Germany, United Kingdom
CharactersStrong women, Lifeguards, Family
PlotSurvival, Sects, Hostage, Rest, Release of hostages
PlaceNature, USA, Small cities
StyleFor a group of friends

Jen and a group of friends set out to hike the Appalachian Trail. Despite warnings to stick to the trail, the hikers stray off course—and cross into land inhabited by The Foundation, a hidden community of mountain dwellers who use deadly means to protect their way of life.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:21
CharactersManiacs, Police, Brides
PlotRevenge
PlaceKorea

Kyung-chul is a dangerous psychopath who kills for pleasure. He has committed infernal serial murders in diabolic ways that one cannot even imagine and his victims range from young women to even children. The police have chased him for a long time, but were unable to catch him. One day, Joo-yeon, daughter of a retired police chief becomes his prey and is found dead in a horrific state. Her fiance Soo-hyun, a top secret agent, decides to track down the murderer himself. He promises himself that he will do everything in his power to take bloody vengeance against the killer, even if it means that he must become a monster himself to get this monstrous and inhumane killer.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:20
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Hired assassins, Killers, Clowns
PlotSurvival, Fight, Death
TimeHalloween
StyleHeavy

Five carnival workers are kidnapped and held hostage in an abandoned, Hell-like compound where they are forced to participate in a violent game, the goal of which is to survive twelve hours against a gang of sadistic clowns.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersNurses, Sheriffs
PlotLove, Money, Success, Jealousy, Birthday
PlaceParty, Small cities
StyleTo cry, Soulful, By books, Atmospheric, Fascinating

In the Salinas Valley in and around World War I, Cal Trask feels he must compete against overwhelming odds with his brother for the love of their father. Cal is frustrated at every turn, from his reaction to the war, how to get ahead in business and in life, and how to relate to his estranged mother.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
Duration02:46
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Serial killers, Pupils, Single mothers
PlotDancing, Investigation, Death, Supernatural, Pursuit
PlaceUSA, Small cities
TimeNew Year, Halloween, Winter
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Tense, Makes me think

Fifteen-year old John Cleaver is dangerous, and he knows it. He’s obsessed with serial killers, but really doesn’t want to become one. Terrible impulses constantly tempt him, so for his own sake, and the safety of those around, he lives by rigid rules to keep himself “good” and “normal”. However, when a real monster shows up in his town he has to let his dark side out in order to stop it – but without his rules to keep him in check, he might be more dangerous than the monster he’s trying to kill.





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