Top 70 Best Revenge Movies To Watch

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After watching so many motivational and thriller movies and realizing that life isn't always simple, what do you do? You'll gravitate toward revenge films.

So, if you're intending to watch one, don't feel bad about it or incorporate it into your life.

However, for the sole sake of sheer amusement, here are some excellent revenge-themed films, here are the top 70 revenge movies. 

Top 70 Best Revenge Movies To Watch

1. Inglourious Basterds (2009)

Michael Fassbender in Inglourious Basterds (2009)
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Premiered Year 2009
Total Run Time 153 min
Directors Quentin Tarantino
Cast Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Eli Roth, Melanie Laurent
Domestic Box Office $120.54M
IMBD Rating 8.3

A Jewish family is discovered by SS Colonel Hans Landa concealed beneath the neighbors' floorboards. To assassinate Nazis behind enemy lines, Lt. Aldo Raine enlisted the aid of 8 Jewish American troops.

They are terrorizing the Germans with their savage scalping campaign in Inglourious Basterds

2. Four Brothers (2005)

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Premiered Year 2005
Total Run Time 109 min
Directors John Singleton
Cast Mark Wahlberg, Tyrese Gibson, Garrett Hedlund
Domestic Box Office $74.49M
IMBD Rating 6.8

The Sons of Katie Elder, a John Wayne classic, is faithfully reimagined in contemporary Denver.

The murder of Evelyn Mercer, their adopted mother, appears to have been committed at random when the four boys returned home. Four Brothers are thought to have been a convenience store heist gone awry. 

3. V For Vendetta (2005)

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Premiered Year 2005
Total Run Time 132 min
Directors James McTeigue
Cast Hugo Weaving, Natalie Portman, Rupert Graves, Stephen Rea
Domestic Box Office $70.51M
IMBD Rating 8.1

The film V For Vendetta is a daring, cutting-edge rendition of the Alan Moore graphic novel that merits praise.

In a post-apocalyptic future, V is determined to set things straight. The movie makes strong statements about various contentious issues, such as terrorism, homophobia, Islamophobia, and totalitarianism. 

4. Gangs Of New York (2002)

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Premiered Year 1994
Total Run Time 167 min
Directors Martin Scorsese
Cast Leonardo DiCaprio, Cameron Diaz, Daniel Day-Lewis, Jim Broadbent
Domestic Box Office $77.81M
IMBD Rating 7.5

The movie is based on Herbert Asbury's book of the same name. Gangs Of New York film contains a lot of information to process.

The major narrative revolves around two terrible characters fighting. For you to have enough even after the movie, Scorsese has put too much on the table.

5. Carrie (2013)

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Premiered Year 2013
Total Run Time 100 min
Directors Kimberly Peirce
Cast Chloe Grace Moretz, Julianne Moore, Gabriella Wilde, Portia Doubleday
Domestic Box Office $35.27M
IMBD Rating 5.9

Carrie is the third movie rendition of the Stephen King book may be found in the fourth installment of the Carrie series.

This movie is well worth your time because of its strong acting and spooky photography. One of the best performers of the moment, Chloe Moretz conducts herself well throughout.

6. Audition (1999)

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Premiered Year 1999
Total Run Time 115 min
Directors Takashi Miike
IMBD Rating 7.1

Audition is an unsettling film to see. a lady who vows to exact revenge on the guys who didn't love her exclusively.

With the support of his son, Shigeharu Aoyama, a widower, decides to remarry. However, there is something odd at night when the actual stuff shows up.

7. Quantum Of Solace (2008)

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Premiered Year 2008
Total Run Time 106 min
Directors Marc Forster
Cast Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Mathieu Amalric, Judi Dench
Domestic Box Office $168.37M
IMBD Rating 6.6

Quantum Of Solace is James Bond's 22nd movie and the second film with Daniel Craig. He portrays the fictional MI6 agent James Bond.

Following the events of Casino Royale, Bond pursues retribution for Vesper Lynd's murder. There will be some intriguing twists when the devil and man meet face to face. 

8. Now You See Me (2013)

Now You See Me (2013)
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Premiered Year 2013
Total Run Time 115 min
Directors Louis Leterrier
Cast Jesse Eisenberg, Common, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson
Domestic Box Office $117.72M
IMBD Rating 7.2

In Now You See Me, four magicians are summoned to New York by an unidentified force to perform a series of primarily robin hood handbook-inspired illusions. A year into their enigmatic quest, “the four horsemen” pull off several magic acts on crowds that cause trouble for the rich. 

9. The Killing Of A Sacred Deer (2017)

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Premiered Year 2017
Total Run Time 121 min
Directors Yorgos Lanthimos
IMBD Rating 7

The movie The Killing of a Sacred Deer is based on Euripides' Greek tragedy Iphigenia at Aulis. The movie finishes violently, which may not be to everyone's taste. 

10. Man On Fire (2004)

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Premiered Year 2004
Total Run Time 146 min
Directors Tony Scott
Cast Denzel Washington, Christopher Walken, Dakota Fanning, Radha Mitchell
Domestic Box Office $77.91M
IMBD Rating 7.7

The film Man on Fire is a remake of a 1987 film about former CIA agent John Creasy. He has fallen out of touch with his upper-crust way of life and is now intoxicated.

He visits his buddy Paul Rayburn, who persuades Creasy to serve as the daughter of the Ramos family's bodyguard.

11. True Grit (1969)

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Premiered Year 1969
Total Run Time 128 min
Directors Henry Hathaway
Cast John Wayne, Kim Darby, Glen Campbell, Jeremy Slate
Domestic Box Office $31.13M
IMBD Rating 7.4

The 1968 novel of the same name by Charles Portis was first adapted for the big screen in a movie as True Grit. One of John Wayne's most notable motion pictures included excellent character creation and execution.

After seeing the movie, you should keep an eye out for General Sterling Price. 

12. The Lion King (2019)

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Premiered Year 2019
Total Run Time 118 min
Directors Jon Favreau
Cast Donald Glover, Beyonce, Seth Rogen, Chiwetel Ejiofor
Domestic Box Office $543.64M
IMBD Rating 6.8

Even under corrupt leaders' leadership, everyone deserves to live in Hakuna Matata. The best and most sought-after Disney invention is still The Lion King. Scar tricks Simba into a trap, but Mufasa falls into the pit. 

13. Nobody (2021)

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Premiered Year 2021
Total Run Time 92 min
Directors Ilya Naishuller
Cast Bob Odenkirk, Aleksey Serebryakov, Connie Nielsen, Christopher Lloyd
IMBD Rating 7.4

With his family, Bob Odenkirk enjoys a typical existence in Nobody. He appears powerless one day when robbers break into his house, although his son is trying to defend him.

He finally discovers a peculiar set of skills when he unintentionally strikes the gangster's sibling. 

14. The Foreigner (2017)

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Premiered Year 2017
Total Run Time 113 min
Directors Martin Campbell
Cast Katie Leung, Jackie Chan, Rufus Jones, Mark Tandy
Domestic Box Office $34.39M
IMBD Rating 7

Based on Stephen Leather's 1992 book The Chinaman, the action-thriller movie is The Foreigner. Jackie Chan portrays a former member of the special operations forces during the Vietnam War as a guerilla.

A former ally of the gang responsible for the bombing of his daughter's school is played by Pierce Brosnan. 

15. Kill Bill (2003)

Uma Thurman in Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
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Premiered Year 2003
Total Run Time 111 min
Directors Quentin Tarantino
Cast Uma Thurman, David Carradine, Daryl Hannah, Michael Madsen
Domestic Box Office $70.10M
IMBD Rating 8.1

Blood, gore, and lethal vengeance are the main themes of this revenge tale Kill Bill. A pregnant lady who was attacked on her wedding day has just woken up after spending four years in a coma.

Some people will have trouble with the chronology error, but the film is still regarded as one of the best retribution films. 

16. Promising Young Woman (2020)

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Premiered Year 2020
Total Run Time 113 min
Directors Emerald Fennell
Cast Carey Mulligan, Bo Burnham, Alison Brie, Clancy Brown
IMBD Rating 7.5

Cassie is here to take revenge for Nina, her best friend, who has died. The film boasts a potent storyline that pokes fun at several realities and how society views rape. The vengeance story had a well-thought-out strategy that paid off in Promising Young Woman

17. Sleepers (1996)

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Premiered Year 1996
Total Run Time 147 min
Directors Barry Levinson
Cast Robert De Niro, Kevin Bacon, Brad Pitt, Jason Patric
Domestic Box Office $49.10M
IMBD Rating 7.6

You'll all be glued to the screen for this incredibly violent vengeance film in Sleepers. Even the not-so-good takes a position when there is blatant evil on the other side of the court when the genuine law fails to safeguard the helpless.

18. The Crow (1994)

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Premiered Year 2018
Total Run Time 102 min
Directors Alex Proyas
Cast Brandon Lee, Michael Wincott, Rochelle Davis, Ernie Hudson
Domestic Box Office $50.69M
IMBD Rating 7.6

The same-named James O'Barr comic served as the inspiration for the 1994 American superhero movie The Crow.

On the eve of their wedding, Eric Draven and his fiance were killed. After a year had passed, the soul, who possessed crow-like abilities, was still on earth and had some unfinished work. 

19. Ghost (1990)

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Premiered Year 1990
Total Run Time 127 min
Directors Jerry Zucker
Cast Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Tony Goldwyn
Domestic Box Office $217.63M
IMBD Rating 7.1

Ghost is a particularly fantastic movie because of the excellent casting, superb diction, and production methods employed.

After being killed, a man's spirit chooses to remain on earth to look for his killer and defend his fiance. The picture has endured and is today recognized as being of the highest caliber. 

20. The Italian Job (2003)

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Premiered Year 2003
Total Run Time 111 min
Directors F. Gary Gray
Cast Donald Sutherland, Mark Wahlberg, Edward Norton, Charlize Theron
Domestic Box Office $106.13M
IMBD Rating 7

The Michael Cane classic's Hollywood adaptation The Italian Job had some pretty large shoes to fill, yet it did not fail.

A locker in Venice that houses gold bullion valued at 35 million is going to be stolen by John Bridger and his extremely effective squad. The theft is successful, but as they are returning, they discover that they have a mole among them. 

21. Munich (2005)

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Premiered Year 2005
Total Run Time 164 min
Directors Steven Spielberg
Cast Eric Bana, Daniel Craig, Marie-Jose Croze, Ciarin Hinds
Domestic Box Office $47.40M
IMBD Rating 7.5

The movie Munich takes viewers on a depressing trip through the 1972 Summer Olympics massacre and its aftermath.

Throughout this chilly film, Eric Bana exudes some serious main-man vibes. Some outstanding cinematography techniques will have you on the edge of your seat the entire time. 

22. Dogville (2003)

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Premiered Year 2003
Total Run Time 178 min
Directors Lars Von Trier
IMBD Rating 8

Tom, a local philosopher, holds that not all people are the same in Dogville. When an unwanted lady who is being carefully watched by mobsters and police ends herself on town property by mistake.

By assigning her menial tasks, the village accepts her and eventually wins their trust. 

23. The Equalizer (2014)

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Premiered Year 2014
Total Run Time 132 min
Directors Antoine Fuqua
Cast Denzel Washington, Marton Csokas, Chloe Grace Moretz, David Harbour
Domestic Box Office $101.53M
IMBD Rating 7.2

The movie “The Equalizer” starts almost too slowly before picking up speed and becoming quite violent and demanding. Martin Csokas excels at portraying the cunning and vicious antagonist. 

24. The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (2011)

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Premiered Year 2011
Total Run Time 158 min
Directors David Fincher
Cast Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer, Stellan Skarsgård
Domestic Box Office $102.52M
IMBD Rating 7.8

The movie The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo must have David Fincher's signature, per his directive. Despite everything, watching a thriller is a lot of fun.

The narrative starts when an old man asks a reporter to investigate the circumstances behind his niece's disappearance forty years prior. 

25. In The Bedroom (2001)

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Premiered Year 2001
Total Run Time 131 min
Directors Todd Field
Cast Tom Wilkinson, Sissy Spacek, Nick Stahl, Marisa Tomei
Domestic Box Office $35.93M
IMBD Rating 7.4

Frank Fowler, the son of Matt and Ruth Fowler, is dating a married mother of two. Even the grieving process is depicted in the film in all of its reality. In The Bedroom shows revenge with a unique twist.  

26. Gladiator (2000)

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Premiered Year 2000
Total Run Time 155 min
Directors Ridley Scott
Cast Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed
Domestic Box Office $187.71M
IMBD Rating 8.5

The breathtaking revenge tale of Gladiator centers on a fictitious Rome in the past. Maximus receives a gladiator trainer after Commodus assumes leadership after the death of the emperor.

27. Dead Man’s Shoes (2004)

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Premiered Year 2004
Total Run Time 90 min
Directors Shane Meadows
IMBD Rating 7.6

After serving as a paratrooper in the British Army, Richard returns to his own country in Dead Man’s Shoes. A long-running campaign of retaliation against the drug dealers who mistreated his mentally handicapped sibling begins. 

28. Hamlet (1996)

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Premiered Year 1996
Total Run Time 242 min
Directors Kenneth Branagh
Cast Kenneth Branagh, Julie Christie, Derek Jacobi, Kate Winslet
Domestic Box Office $4.41M
IMBD Rating 7.7

An adaption of William Shakespeare's masterpiece is called Hamlet. The prince of Denmark arrives home to discover that his mother has been wed to his uncle right away and that his father has passed away.

Reality forces Hamlet into incredibly unpleasant situations as a result of crazy love and a haunting ghost. 

29. The Godfather (1972)

The Godfather (1972)
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Premiered Year 1972
Total Run Time 175 min
Directors Francis Ford Coppola
Cast Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Diane Keaton
Domestic Box Office $134.97M
IMBD Rating 9.2

Under Coppola's influence, Mario Puzo‘s characters adopt the fanciest attire and come to life with a revenge story.

The story scenarios are masterfully crafted, and all the characters are masterfully introduced. With its brutality, fear, and gloom, the entire film focuses on the worst side of humanity without any manufactured narrative to support it.

30. Double Jeopardy (1999)

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Premiered Year 1999
Total Run Time 105 min
Directors Bruce Beresford
Cast Ashley Judd, Tommy Lee Jones, Bruce Greenwood, Benjamin Weir
Domestic Box Office $116.74M
IMBD Rating 6.5

What happens when law and order are against you but your world is shattered in front of you? You will love watching Libby Parson as she prepares to demonstrate to the world her intelligence and deeds in Double Jeopardy.

In truth, Nick was still alive, and she was serving time for an incident that was not her fault. 

31. Machete (2010)

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Premiered Year 2010
Total Run Time 105 min
Directors Ethan Maniquis, Robert Rodriguez
Cast Danny Trejo, Michelle Rodriguez, Robert De Niro, Jessica Alba
Domestic Box Office $26.59M
IMBD Rating 6.6

Machete Cortez, a member of the Mexican Federal Police, and his colleague are ambushed while attempting to rescue an abducted female.

The film also has several cameo appearances, including Lindsey Lohan, which heightens the feeling of surprise.

32. Mad Max (1979)

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Premiered Year 1979
Total Run Time 93 min
Directors George Miller
IMBD Rating 7

One of the finest motion pictures to be released at the time was George Miller's post-apocalyptic action film Mad Max. The film depicts a society that has completely collapsed and is experiencing hardships.

The best action scenes have a highly realistic appearance applied to them. Later, the movie was adapted for several new works. 

33. Revenge (2017)

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Premiered Year 2017
Total Run Time 108 min
Directors Coralie Fargeat
IMBD Rating 6.4

Richard, a rich married man, meets up with his hunting mates while having an affair with Jen, whom he invites to his home.

Unfortunately, Jen is raped while Richard was away, and things worsen from there. However, it's a real delight to behold the wonderful cinematography despite all the horrific bloodiness in Revenge

34. The Nightingale (2018)

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Premiered Year 2018
Total Run Time 136 min
Directors Jennifer Kent
IMBD Rating 7.3

The movie centers on Clare, a young Irish inmate who is made to serve harsh colonial British soldier Lieutenant Hawkins. The Nightingale tells the story of a lady seeking retribution after not receiving the proper treatment from the appropriate parties. There is no more effective method to convey “don't miss it.” 

35. Die Hard With A Vengeance (1995)

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Premiered Year 1995
Total Run Time 128 min
Directors John McTiernan
Cast Bruce Willis, Jeremy Irons, Samuel L. Jackson, Graham Greene
Domestic Box Office $100.01M
IMBD Rating 7.6

When a second bomb terrifies the city, John McClane returns to the fray. The ensuing scavenger hunt is generally interesting and exciting.

This movie's premise was different from the first two, therefore not everyone found it appealing. Overall, Die Hard With A Vengeance was a fantastic experience.

36. Oldboy (2003)

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Premiered Year 2003
Total Run Time 120 min
Directors Park Chan-Wook
IMBD Rating 8.4

A narrative like Oldboy might frighten you into accepting it as genuine. The last twist makes a sharp turn and brings a completely new set of viewpoints into the open.

37. John Wick (2014)

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Premiered Year 2014
Total Run Time 101 min
Directors Chad Stahelski, David Leitch
Cast Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen, Willem Dafoe
Domestic Box Office $43.04M
IMBD Rating 7.4

The action thriller John Wick has many shortcomings, yet despite this, it is still exciting entertainment. This would come in first if there were a category for the purest kind of action in a movie. 

38. Mean Creek (2004)

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Premiered Year 2004
Total Run Time 90 min
Directors Jacob Estes
Cast Rory Culkin, Ryan Kelley, Scott Mechlowicz, Trevor Morgan
Domestic Box Office $0.60M
IMBD Rating 7.2

Sam, the younger brother of Rocky, has been bullied by George at school. It is an underlying plot line evolving into a full-blown revenge story in Mean Creek.

A short, heartbreaking story with a profound message teaches us the hard way about the consequences of even the smallest actions we take for granted. 

39. Death Wish (2018)

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Premiered Year 2018
Total Run Time 107 min
Directors Eli Roth
Cast Bruce Willis, Vincent D'Onofrio, Elisabeth Shue, Camila Morrone
Domestic Box Office $34.02M
IMBD Rating 6.3

Eli Roth's most successful film as a filmmaker is Death Wish. The movie fulfills all of its promises while also adding just the appropriate amount of additional human elements. 

40. Gone Girl (2014)

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Premiered Year 2014
Total Run Time 149 min
Directors David Fincher
Cast Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry
Domestic Box Office $167.77M
IMBD Rating 8.1

The best-selling book's adaptation by David Fincher is as bizarre and spooky as it gets. The woman comes up with a pretty brilliant escape strategy when she believes her husband is cheating.

The way the tale develops in Gone Girl is intriguing, and you are on the edge of your seat the entire time. 

41. The Invisible Man (2020)

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Premiered Year 2020
Total Run Time 124 min
Directors Leigh Whannell
Cast Elisabeth Moss, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Harriet Dyer, Aldis Hodge
Domestic Box Office $64.91M
IMBD Rating 7.1

The Invisible Man is a sci-fi/horror genre revenge-based movie with a theme of the invisible chase.

Cecilia begins to experience a supernatural presence tormenting her, and she learns she is pregnant. This vengeance story has an unanticipated climax.

42. Payback (1999)

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Premiered Year 1999
Total Run Time 100 min
Directors Brian Helgeland
Cast Mel Gibson, Gregg Henry, Maria Bello, David Paymer
Domestic Box Office $81.53M
IMBD Rating 7.1

Payback is a unique movie, mostly because of the cinematography's film noir-like aesthetic. Porter, a former US Marine, wasn't a decent man; when he turns around, it's time to get retribution on those who betrayed him. 

43. The Prestige (2006)

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Premiered Year 2006
Total Run Time 130 min
Directors Christopher Nolan
Cast Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Michael Caine
Domestic Box Office $53.09M
IMBD Rating 8.5

The movie The Prestige moves quite slowly, but it's worth it since there are delightful surprises along the way.

Hugh Jackman and Christian Bale portray magicians who were companions until a tragic incident caused them to become estranged. The 1995 Christopher Priest novel of the same name serves as the basis for the movie. 

44. The Handmaiden (2016)

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Premiered Year 2016
Total Run Time 145 min
Directors Park Chan-Wook
IMBD Rating 8.1

The historical era of the South Korean erotic psychological thriller movie is when Korea was ruled by Japan.

The film The Handmaiden is a masterpiece that will wow you. In addition to backstabbing, treachery, retaliation, and drama, the film also has a highly unexpected finale. 

45. The Last House On The Left (2009)

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Premiered Year 2009
Total Run Time 110 min
Directors Dennis Iliadis
Cast Garret Dillahunt, Monica Potter, Tony Goldwyn, Michael Bowen
Domestic Box Office $32.75M
IMBD Rating 6.5

A remake of the 1972 Wes Craven horror film by Hollywood is The Last House on the Left. The legendary family of a boy they just met traps two adolescent girls.

You wouldn't need to know much about the movie because it has outstanding casting and a gripping horror vengeance narrative. 

46. Equilibrium (2002)

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Premiered Year 2002
Total Run Time 107 min
Directors Kurt Wimmer
Cast Christian Bale, Sean Bean, Emily Watson, Taye Diggs
Domestic Box Office $1.20M
IMBD Rating 7.4

Liberia is a totalitarian nation that believes that human emotions are the root of all conflicts in Equilibrium.

The occupants employ “Premium II” to stifle their feelings. One man who completed following all of his regulations forgets to pick up the prescription and begins to doubt the reality that has been put upon him. 

47. Leon: The Professional (1994)

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Premiered Year 1994
Total Run Time 110 min
Directors Luc Besson
IMBD Rating 8.5

The movie Leon: The Professional centers on Léon, an uneducated hitman who decides to assassinate Mathilda, a little girl whose violent father murdered her whole family. Mathilda asks him for advice on how to survive because she wants to get revenge on her brother, who was killed when he was only four.

48. Peppermint (2018)

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Premiered Year 2018
Total Run Time 101 min
Directors Pierre Morel
Cast Jennifer Garner, John Gallagher Jr., John Ortiz, Juan Pablo Raba
Domestic Box Office $35.42M
IMBD Rating 6.5

Garcia's life is set to alter drastically as the one-woman army continues to live her existence. She is being pursued by the police and Garcia's gang.

Despite the death of her husband and her 10-year-old daughter, Riley is not someone who will give up on her plan for revenge in Peppermint

49. Desperado (1995)

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Premiered Year 1995
Total Run Time 104 min
Directors Robert Rodriguez
Cast Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Joaquim de Almeida, Cheech Marin
Domestic Box Office $25.63M
IMBD Rating 7.2

You'll be amused and focused for the entire 103 minutes of jam-packed hilarity in Desperado. In the first scene of the film, Steve Buscemi tells the tale of a murderer who carries a guitar.

Selyma Hayek and Antonio Banderas are the good guys, while the evil guys are, as one might guess, pretty awful. 

50. Lady Snowblood (1973)

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Premiered Year 1973
Total Run Time 96 min
Directors Toshiya Fujita
IMBD Rating 8

Long before Baby Yuki (snow) was born, her future had already been predetermined. One of the main sources of inspiration for Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill is thought to have been the film Lady Snowblood.

It will be a long voyage for Lady Snowblood and her sword, not recommended for the weak of the heart.

51. Straw Dogs (1971)

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Premiered Year 1971
Total Run Time 113 min
Directors Sam Peckinpah
Cast Dustin Hoffman, Susan George, Peter Vaughan, T.P. McKenna
IMBD Rating 7.5

The movie Straw Dogs is good yet difficult to watch because of its realistic/pessimistic tone. The movie also contains a rape scene. The main guy despises the way of life in America, and his wife's ex-boyfriend is envious of their connection. 

52. Law Abiding Citizen (2009)

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Premiered Year 2009
Total Run Time 109 min
Directors F. Gary Gray
Cast Gerard Butler, Jamie Foxx, Leslie Bibb, Colm Meaney
Domestic Box Office $73.34M
IMBD Rating 7.4

The film Law Abiding Citizen is well-made and entertaining as a revenge thriller. It is frequently difficult to choose a side in this film because of the thin line that separates good and evil. As the law misses its intended mark, Clyde decides to expose the system's shortcomings. 

53. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street (2007)

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Premiered Year 2007
Total Run Time 116 min
Directors Tim Burton
Cast Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman, Timothy Spall
Domestic Box Office $52.90M
IMBD Rating 7.3

The legend of Sweeney Todd has persisted through many generations. The main plot is about a barber who was wrongfully imprisoned returning years later to cut several people's throats and offer them to the public as pies.

The film has close-up pictures of throat-slitting and murders, which are highly brutal. 

54. Taken (2008)

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Premiered Year 2008
Total Run Time 90 min
Directors Pierre Morel
Cast Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen, Leland Orser
Domestic Box Office $145.00M
IMBD Rating 7.8

In the thriller Taken, an Albanian sex ring in Paris kidnaps the father's daughter. One major reason not to miss the film is Liam Neeson's performance, which unquestionably improves it.

The atmosphere of the film's tension, excitement, and retribution may keep viewers on the tip of their seats. 

55. Mystic River (2003)

Mystic River Sean Penn
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Premiered Year 2003
Total Run Time 138 min
Directors Clint Eastwood
Cast Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Emmy Rossum
Domestic Box Office $90.14M
IMBD Rating 7.9

The main theme of the movie Mystic River is the vengeance that develops throughout a protracted narrative. With the help of the stellar supporting cast, the director's team, and stars Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, and Sean Penn, this film is one the audience won't soon forget. 

56. The Hunt (2020)

Emma Roberts The Hunt
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Premiered Year 2020
Total Run Time 90 min
Directors Craig Zobel
Cast Betty Gilpin, Hilary Swank, Ike Barinholtz, Wayne Duvall
IMBD Rating 6.5

A group of 12 strangers is kidnapped and taken into the wilderness. As they equip themselves after discovering a container filled with weapons, they discover that they are being pursued.

Athena and Crystal are the two characters who take up much of the film The Hunt. One of the movie's strong points is the amazing performance by Betty Gilpin. 

57. Memento (2000)

Memento Guy Pearce
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Premiered Year 2000
Total Run Time 113 min
Directors Christopher Nolan
Cast Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano, Mark Boone Junior
Domestic Box Office $25.54M
IMBD Rating 8.4

Two color patterns, one in black and white and one in color, are used to advance the narrative backward in the film Memento. Leonard Shelby experiences memory loss every fifteen minutes as a result of anterograde amnesia.

The vengeance story aims to be one of the best you've ever seen in terms of narrative. 

58. I Saw The Devil (2010)

I saw The Devil
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Premiered Year 2010
Total Run Time 144 min
Directors Jee-Woon Kim
IMBD Rating 7.8

One of the grimmest, darkest, and most brutal revenge films you will ever see is the Korean thriller I Saw The Devil.

Before his wife's murder by a psychopath, while she was still pregnant, Kim Soo-Hyun had the happiest life. The game becomes more dangerous, intriguing, and fascinating as the film progresses. 

59. Carlitos Way (1993)

Carlito's Way Al Pacino, Rick Aviles, John Ortiz, Jon Seda
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Premiered Year 1993
Total Run Time 144 min
Directors Brian De Palma
Cast Al Pacino, Sean Penn, Penelope Ann Miller, John Leguizamo
Domestic Box Office $36.95M
IMBD Rating 7.9

When his friend discovers a legal loophole, Al Pacino's character Carlito Brigante, a former heroin dealer, gets freed from prison. You'll love witnessing this tale of battles, survival, triumph, and several failures in Carlitos Way.

60. I Spit On Your Grave (2010)

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Premiered Year 2010
Total Run Time 108 min
Directors Steven R. Monroe
Cast Sarah Butler, Jeff Branson, Andrew Howard, Daniel Franzese
Domestic Box Office $0.09M
IMBD Rating 6.3

The savagery and realism of the 1978 cult classic “Day of the Woman” were successfully maintained to a great extent in the remake of I Spit On Your Grave.

The movie tells the tale of a lady who intends to exact revenge on the guys who sexually assaulted her when she was a young woman.

61. Django Unchained (2012)

Christoph Waltz, left, and Jamie Foxx star in Columbia Pictures' "Django Unchained."
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Premiered Year 2012
Total Run Time 165 min
Directors Quentin Tarantino
Cast Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington
Domestic Box Office $162.81M
IMBD Rating 8.4

The movie Django Unchained pays tribute to the several Spaghetti Westerns that Quentin Tarantino saw growing up.

With this film, Tarantino returned to his full splendor, much to the delight of moviegoers. The film broke free certain restraints on the director and the business. 

62. Wrath Of Man (2021)

Josh Hartnett
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Premiered Year 2021
Total Run Time 119 min
Directors Guy Ritchie
Cast Jason Statham, Holt McCallany, Josh Hartnett, Rocci Williams
IMBD Rating 7.2

The fourth Guy Ritchie film Wrath Of Man is loosely inspired by Nicolas Boukhrief's 2004 French film Cash Truck.

The money transfer is taken over by “H” and his gang, but something goes wrong. A past is also there, and it alters many people's perspectives throughout time. 

63. Without Remorse (2021) 

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Premiered Year 2021
Total Run Time 109 min
Directors Stefano Sollima
Cast Michael B. Jordan, Jodie Turner-Smith, Jamie Bell, Guy Pearce
IMBD Rating 5.8

In the most recent Tom Clancy book, a US Navy SEAL confronts reprisals for an operation that took place months earlier in Without Remorse.

During this several of his teammates and his wife, who is expecting, were slain by Russian agents. Although the film used a nearly identical premise that had been evident for years, it is nevertheless worth seeing once. 

64. Head Hunters (2011)

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Premiered Year 2011
Total Run Time 100 min
Directors Morten Tyldum
IMBD Rating 7.5 

The movie Head Hunters starts in the business world but quickly changes course to reveal its true goals. If blood and goth aren't enough to frighten you, this chase and run will.

65. The Count Of Monte Cristo (2002)

The Count of Monte Cristo (2002) Henry Cavill
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Premiered Year 2002
Total Run Time 131 min
Directors Kevin Reynolds
Cast Jim Caviezel, Guy Pearce, Christopher Adamson, JB Blanc
Domestic Box Office $54.23M
IMBD Rating 7.7

The Count Of Monte Cristo is based on the same-titled book by Alexander Dumas, published in 1844. Napoleon picked Edmond Dantes to carry a message.

When fellow prisoner Abbe Faria educates him and makes a beneficial transformation, his imprisonment turns out to be a blessing.

66. Hanna (2011)

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Premiered Year 2011
Total Run Time 111 min
Directors Joe Wright
Cast Saoirse Ronan, Cate Blanchett, Eric Bana, Vicky Krieps
Domestic Box Office $40.26M
IMBD Rating 6.8

From a very young age, Hanna is shown teaching her survival skills. when she chooses to press the switch he provides for her.

Now that she's being pursued by a senior agent, numerous agents will be waiting for her decision. To get revenge on something horrible that was previously intended is to survive. 

67. Once Upon A Time In West (1968)

Henry Fonda in Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
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Premiered Year 1968
Total Run Time 165 min
Directors Sergio Leone
Cast Henry Fonda, Charles Bronson, Claudia Cardinale, Jason Robards
Domestic Box Office $5.32M
IMBD Rating 8.5

A family-owned parcel of property will be in the path of a new train. An outlaw named Frank plans to buy the land for himself, so he kills and falsely accuses another outlaw. To get revenge for killing his brother, Harmonica shows up there in Once Upon a Time in West

68. Mortal Engines (2018)

Mortal Engines (2018)
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Premiered Year 2018
Total Run Time 128 min
Directors Christian Rivers
Cast Hera Hilmar, Robert Sheehan, Hugo Weaving, Jihae
Domestic Box Office $15.95M
IMBD Rating 6.1

Following a catastrophic sixty-minute battle, the last members of mankind are now surviving in traction cities on the principles of ” Municipal Darwinism.”

Some alternative communities, known as “static settlements,” don't adhere to the traction city's regulations. London has now embarked on a quest to use the energy resources of the lesser communities in Mortal Enemies

69. Point Blank (2019)

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Premiered Year 2019
Total Run Time 86 min
Directors Joe Lynch
Cast Frank Grillo, Stuart F. Wilson, Buster Reeves, Christian Cooke
IMBD Rating 5.7

 Mateo and Abe Guevera are eluding the shooting that claimed the life of District Attorney Joshua Gregory.

Chaos then follows a finale that even the movie seemed to be a little perplexed about/ But ultimately, the movie Point Blank was a fun work of art.

70. Patriot Games (1992)

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Premiered Year 1992
Total Run Time 117 min
Directors Phillip Noyce
Cast Harrison Ford, Sean Bean, Anne Archer, Patrick Bergin
Domestic Box Office $83.29M
IMBD Rating 6.9

Patriot Games is a revenge movie based on a CIA agent involved with Terrorists. Former CIA agent Jack Ryan kidnapped Lord Holmes, the British minister, and cousin to the queen. Kevin O'Donnell captures Sean Miller, the leader of a radical group escapes, and they go out to get revenge on Ryan.

Conclusion

We hope that you enjoyed this list of the top 70 best revenge movies to watch.