100+ Revenge Movies!

by emleml | created - 13 Jun 2015 | updated - 4 days ago | Public

Movies about the satisfaction of revenge. I noticed that most of these movies have above average ratings (average rating 7.1/10) because movie-lovers apparently adore seeing revenge!

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1. The Invisible Man (2020)

R | 124 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

71 Metascore

When Cecilia's abusive ex takes his own life and leaves her his fortune, she suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of coincidences turn lethal, Cecilia works to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see.

Director: Leigh Whannell | Stars: Elisabeth Moss, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Harriet Dyer, Aldis Hodge

Votes: 54,230

Revenge for abuse and framing as criminal.

2. Mortal Engines (2018)

PG-13 | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

44 Metascore

In a post-apocalyptic world where cities ride on wheels and consume each other to survive, two people meet in London and try to stop a conspiracy.

Director: Christian Rivers | Stars: Hera Hilmar, Robert Sheehan, Hugo Weaving, Jihae

Votes: 91,875 | Gross: $15.95M

Revenge for family murder.

3. Peppermint (2018)

R | 101 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

29 Metascore

Five years after her husband and daughter are killed in a senseless act of violence, a woman comes back from self-imposed exile to seek revenge against those responsible and the system that let them go free.

Director: Pierre Morel | Stars: Jennifer Garner, John Gallagher Jr., John Ortiz, Juan Pablo Raba

Votes: 45,435 | Gross: $35.42M

Revenge for family murder.

4. Mandy (I) (2018)

Not Rated | 121 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

81 Metascore

The enchanted lives of a couple in a secluded forest are brutally shattered by a nightmarish hippie cult and their demon-biker henchmen, propelling a man into a spiraling, surreal rampage of vengeance.

Director: Panos Cosmatos | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Andrea Riseborough, Linus Roache, Ned Dennehy

Votes: 54,467 | Gross: $1.21M

Revenge for family murder. (Cult murder)

5. Revenge (II) (2017)

R | 108 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

81 Metascore

Never take your mistress on an annual guys' getaway, especially one devoted to hunting - a violent lesson for three wealthy married men.

Director: Coralie Fargeat | Stars: Matilda Anna Ingrid Lutz, Kevin Janssens, Vincent Colombe, Guillaume Bouchède

Votes: 31,572 | Gross: $0.10M

6. Furious (2017)

107 min | Action, Drama, History

In the 13th century, an amnesiac soldier vows to get his revenge on the Mongol army that ransacked his village.

Directors: Dzhanik Fayziev, Ivan Shurkhovetskiy | Stars: Ilya Malakov, Aleksey Serebryakov, Aleksandr Ilin, Timofey Tribuntsev

Votes: 2,510 | Gross: $0.01M

Revenge for army pillaging village. English title: Furious

7. The Foreigner (I) (2017)

R | 113 min | Action, Thriller

55 Metascore

A humble businessman with a buried past seeks justice when his daughter is killed in an act of terrorism. A cat-and-mouse conflict ensues with a government official, whose past may hold clues to the killers' identities.

Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Katie Leung, Jackie Chan, Rufus Jones, Mark Tandy

Votes: 90,265 | Gross: $34.39M

Revenge for family murder.

8. M.F.A. (2017)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

An art student taps into a rich source of creative inspiration after the accidental slaughter of her rapist. An unlikely vigilante emerges, set out to avenge college girls whose attackers walked free.

Director: Natalia Leite | Stars: Francesca Eastwood, Clifton Collins Jr., Leah McKendrick, Peter Vack

Votes: 5,572

Revenge for rape.

9. John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

R | 122 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

75 Metascore

After returning to the criminal underworld to repay a debt, John Wick discovers that a large bounty has been put on his life.

Director: Chad Stahelski | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ian McShane, Ruby Rose

Votes: 335,659 | Gross: $92.03M

Revenge for attempts on his own life.

10. Vengeance: A Love Story (2017)

TV-MA | 99 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A group of strangers come to the aid of a single mother seeking to bring her rapists to justice.

Director: Johnny Martin | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Anna Hutchison, Talitha Eliana Bateman, Deborah Kara Unger

Votes: 6,301

Revenge for a war crime

11. Retribution (VI) (2016)

75 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A hardened debt-collector goes on a 24-hour rampage through London in an attempt to avenge the brutal attack on his teenage daughter.

Directors: Danny Albury, David Bispham | Stars: Dan Richardson, Cengiz Dervis, Hugh Quarshie, Amanda Mealing

Votes: 479

Revenge for family murder.

12. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

PG-13 | 151 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

44 Metascore

Fearing that the actions of Superman are left unchecked, Batman takes on the Man of Steel, while the world wrestles with what kind of a hero it really needs.

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg

Votes: 599,452 | Gross: $330.36M

Revenge for assuming abuse of power.

13. Don't Breathe (2016)

R | 88 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

71 Metascore

Hoping to walk away with a massive fortune, a trio of thieves break into the house of a blind man who isn't as helpless as he seems.

Director: Fede Alvarez | Stars: Stephen Lang, Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette, Daniel Zovatto

Votes: 203,031 | Gross: $89.22M

Revenge against thieves trying to invade and rob his home.

14. Let Me Make You a Martyr (2016)

102 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A cerebral revenge film about two adopted siblings who fall in love, and hatch a plan to kill their abusive father.

Directors: Corey Asraf, John Swab | Stars: Marilyn Manson, Mark Boone Junior, Sam Quartin, Niko Nicotera

Votes: 1,294

Revenge for family abuse

15. Nocturnal Animals (2016)

R | 116 min | Drama, Thriller

67 Metascore

A wealthy art gallery owner is haunted by her ex-husband's novel, a violent thriller she interprets as a symbolic revenge tale.

Director: Tom Ford | Stars: Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon, Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Votes: 220,629 | Gross: $10.64M

Revenge for family murder and for being cruelly abandoned in marriage and secretly aborting child

16. The Magnificent Seven (2016)

PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Western

54 Metascore

Seven gunmen from a variety of backgrounds are brought together by a vengeful young widow to protect her town from the private army of a destructive industrialist.

Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio

Votes: 176,436 | Gross: $93.43M

Revenge against savage thieves.

17. The Gift (VI) (2015)

R | 108 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

77 Metascore

A young married couple's lives are thrown into a harrowing tailspin when an acquaintance from the husband's past brings mysterious gifts and a horrifying secret to light after more than 20 years.

Director: Joel Edgerton | Stars: Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall, Joel Edgerton, Allison Tolman

Votes: 129,851 | Gross: $43.77M

Revenge for school-time bullying

18. The Revenant (2015)

R | 156 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

76 Metascore

A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team.

Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter, Domhnall Gleeson

Votes: 662,759 | Gross: $183.64M

Revenge for family murder

19. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

R | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

90 Metascore

In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, a woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in search for her homeland with the aid of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshiper, and a drifter named Max.

Director: George Miller | Stars: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Zoë Kravitz

Votes: 825,952 | Gross: $154.06M

20. I Spit on Your Grave: Vengeance is Mine (2015)

Unrated | 92 min | Horror, Thriller

Jennifer is still haunted by the memory of being gang raped and almost killed years ago. At her therapist's advice, she joins group therapy and meets similar women. She befriends one and they want more than just talk - justice/vengeance.

Director: R.D. Braunstein | Stars: Sarah Butler, Jen Landon, Doug McKeon, Gabriel Hogan

Votes: 10,858

Revenge for rape.

Final film in the trilogy preceded by I Spit on Your Grave (2010) and I Spit on Your Grave 2 (2013).

21. John Wick (2014)

R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

68 Metascore

An ex-hit-man comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that killed his dog and took everything from him.

Directors: Chad Stahelski, David Leitch | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen, Willem Dafoe

Votes: 500,121 | Gross: $43.04M

Revenge against the theft of his vintage car and the killing of his puppy.

22. Gone Girl (2014)

R | 149 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

79 Metascore

With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry

Votes: 804,243 | Gross: $167.77M

23. The Last Survivors (2014)

Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Thriller

A teenage girl fights to protect the last working well in a drought-stricken valley from a greedy water baron.

Director: Tom Hammock | Stars: Haley Lu Richardson, Booboo Stewart, Max Charles, Nicole Arianna Fox

Votes: 3,276

Revenge against a greedy water baron.

This movie also appears on the list The 80+ Apocalyptic Films That Didn't Quite Make the Top 180 List (Categorized!).

24. Oldboy (2013)

R | 104 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

49 Metascore

Obsessed with vengeance, a man sets out to find out why he was kidnapped and locked into solitary confinement for twenty years without reason.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen, Samuel L. Jackson, Sharlto Copley

Votes: 65,701 | Gross: $2.19M

Revenge for being locked up.

25. I Spit on Your Grave 2 (2013)

R | 106 min | Horror, Thriller

When Katie innocently accepts an offer to have new photos taken for her portfolio, the experience quickly turns into a nightmare of rape, torture and kidnapping. Now, she will have to find the strength to exact her brutal revenge.

Director: Steven R. Monroe | Stars: Jemma Dallender, Joe Absolom, Yavor Baharov, George Zlatarev

Votes: 25,755 | Gross: $0.00M

Revenge for rape.

Second film in the trilogy preceded by I Spit on Your Grave (2010) and followed by I Spit on Your Grave 3: Vengeance Is Mine (2015).

26. Avenged (2013)

95 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

A deaf girl is brutalized by a murderous gang who are then hunted by her when the bloodthirsty spirit of an Apache warrior inhabits her lifeless body.

Director: Michael S. Ojeda | Stars: Amanda Adrienne Smith, Marc Anthony Samuel, Rodney Rowland, Tom Ardavany

Votes: 3,215

Revenge for being brutalized.

27. Agneepath (2012)

Not Rated | 174 min | Action, Drama

A young boy's father is lynched before his eyes; fifteen years later he returns home for revenge.

Director: Karan Malhotra | Stars: Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra, Sanjay Dutt, Rishi Kapoor

Votes: 21,202 | Gross: $1.98M

Revenge for family murder.

28. Django Unchained (2012)

R | 165 min | Drama, Western

81 Metascore

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

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington

Votes: 1,277,540 | Gross: $162.81M

Revenge for slavery.

One of 5 Quentin Tarantino films on this list having an average rating of 8.0/10. Others are:

Inglourious Basterds (2009), Death Proof (2007), Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004), Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)

29. The Seasoning House (2012)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

Sold at a brothel deep in the woods to work as a caretaker, a hapless deaf girl must summon the courage to fight for her life.

Director: Paul Hyett | Stars: Rosie Day, Sean Pertwee, Kevin Howarth, Anna Walton

Votes: 8,982

Revenge for rape and kidnapping.

30. The Avengers (2012)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

69 Metascore

Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are going to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity.

Director: Joss Whedon | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner

Votes: 1,221,855 | Gross: $623.28M

31. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)

R | 158 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

71 Metascore

Journalist Mikael Blomkvist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing for forty years by Lisbeth Salander, a young computer hacker.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer, Stellan Skarsgård

Votes: 402,203 | Gross: $102.52M

Revenge for rape.

32. Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai (2011)

Not Rated | 128 min | Drama

76 Metascore

A tale of revenge, honor and disgrace, centering on a poverty-stricken samurai who discovers the fate of his ronin son-in-law, setting in motion a tense showdown of vengeance against the house of a feudal lord.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Munetaka Aoki, Naoto Takenaka, Hikari Mitsushima

Votes: 6,926 | Gross: $0.06M

Revenge against the house of a feudal lord.

33. Machete (2010)

R | 105 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

60 Metascore

After being set-up and betrayed by the man who hired him to assassinate a Texas Senator, an ex-Federale launches a brutal rampage of revenge against his former boss.

Directors: Ethan Maniquis, Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Danny Trejo, Michelle Rodriguez, Robert De Niro, Jessica Alba

Votes: 186,230 | Gross: $26.59M

Revenge corporation attempting to set up murder.

34. 22 Bullets (2010)

Not Rated | 117 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A retired mobster goes on a revenge spree after being left for dead with 22 bullets in his body by his former childhood friend.

Director: Richard Berry | Stars: Jean Reno, Kad Merad, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Marina Foïs

Votes: 31,379

Revenge for being left for dead.

35. I Spit on Your Grave (2010)

R | 108 min | Horror, Thriller

27 Metascore

A writer who is brutalized during her cabin retreat seeks revenge on her attackers, who left her for dead.

Director: Steven R. Monroe | Stars: Sarah Butler, Jeff Branson, Andrew Howard, Daniel Franzese

Votes: 72,353 | Gross: $0.09M

Revenge for rape.

First film in the trilogy followed by I Spit on Your Grave 2 (2013) and I Spit on Your Grave 3: Vengeance Is Mine (2015).

36. Inglourious Basterds (2009)

R | 153 min | Adventure, Drama, War

69 Metascore

In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Eli Roth, Mélanie Laurent

Votes: 1,191,139 | Gross: $120.54M

Revenge for war crimes.

One of 5 Quentin Tarantino films on this list having an average rating of 8.0/10. Others are:

Django Unchained (2012), Death Proof (2007), Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004), Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)

37. X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

40 Metascore

The early years of James Logan, featuring his rivalry with his brother Victor Creed, his service in the special forces team Weapon X, and his experimentation into the metal-lined mutant Wolverine.

Director: Gavin Hood | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Ryan Reynolds, Danny Huston

Votes: 451,933 | Gross: $179.88M

38. Mother (2009)

R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

79 Metascore

A mother desperately searches for the killer who framed her son for a girl's horrific murder.

Director: Bong Joon Ho | Stars: Hye-ja Kim, Won Bin, Goo Jin, Je-mun Yun

Votes: 43,893 | Gross: $0.55M

Revenge for framing for murder. Language: Korean

39. The Last House on the Left (2009)

R | 110 min | Horror, Thriller

42 Metascore

After kidnapping and brutally assaulting two young women, a gang unknowingly finds refuge at a vacation home belonging to the parents of one of the victims: a mother and father who devise an increasingly gruesome series of revenge tactics.

Director: Dennis Iliadis | Stars: Garret Dillahunt, Monica Potter, Tony Goldwyn, Michael Bowen

Votes: 82,030 | Gross: $32.75M

Revenge for rape. Remake of The Last House on the Left (1972)

40. Run! Bitch Run! (2009)

Unrated | 90 min | Horror, Thriller

Things go horribly wrong when Catherine and Rebecca, two Catholic school girls, knock on the wrong door while selling religious paraphernalia.

Director: Joseph Guzman | Stars: Ivet Corvea, Cheryl Lyone, John Winscher, Peter Tahoe

Votes: 2,693

Revenge for rape.

41. Taken (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Thriller

51 Metascore

A retired CIA agent travels across Europe and relies on his old skills to save his estranged daughter, who has been kidnapped while on a trip to Paris.

Director: Pierre Morel | Stars: Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen, Leland Orser

Votes: 550,367 | Gross: $145.00M

Revenge for kidnapping.

42. Martyrs (2008)

R | 99 min | Horror

A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.

Director: Pascal Laugier | Stars: Morjana Alaoui, Mylène Jampanoï, Catherine Bégin, Robert Toupin

Votes: 78,257

Revenge for kidnapping.

43. Death Sentence (2007)

R | 105 min | Action, Crime, Drama

36 Metascore

Nick Hume is a mild-mannered executive with a perfect life, until one gruesome night he witnesses something that changes him forever. Transformed by grief, Hume eventually comes to the disturbing conclusion that no length is too great when protecting his family.

Director: James Wan | Stars: Kevin Bacon, John Goodman, Kelly Preston, Garrett Hedlund

Votes: 67,253 | Gross: $9.53M

44. Death Proof (2007)

Not Rated | 113 min | Action, Thriller

Two separate sets of voluptuous women are stalked at different times by a scarred stuntman who uses his "death proof" cars to execute his murderous plans.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Kurt Russell, Zoë Bell, Rosario Dawson, Vanessa Ferlito

Votes: 257,626

Revenge for murder.

One of 5 Quentin Tarantino films on this list having an average rating of 8.0/10. Others are:

Django Unchained (2012), Inglourious Basterds (2009), Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004), Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)