Highest-Rated Movies about 'Brutal', Sort by Popularity


Aguirre: The Wrath of God (1972), Triad Election (2006), Betrayed (2018), S21: The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine (2003), United Red Army (2007), The War Game (1966), Don't Kill It (2016), King Leopold's Ghost (2006) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Brutal movies.


Aguirre: The Wrath of God (1972)

Power-mad Aguirre (Klaus Kinski) leads an ill-fated raft party from Pizarro's 16th-century Amazon expedition.

conquistador, daughter, soldier, native, intense, brutal, gripping

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Triad Election (2006)

A violent chain reaction unfolds as a crafty entrepreneur (Louis Koo) wrests power from a veteran Hong Kong crime lord (Simon Yam).

crime boss, godson, wife, rival, thug, brutal, frenetic

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Betrayed (2018)

Russian gangsters kidnap a corrupt politician's daughter when they learn he's been cooperating with a rival cartel.

mayor, russian mobster, daughter, detective, brutal, confident, creative

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S21: The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine (2003)

This documentary, directed by a survivor of the genocide, chronicles the systematized murder perpetuated by the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia from 1975 to 1979, specifically the torture and killing of the educated classes in the notorious S-21 prison, which is now a museum. But this film is not about statistics and generalized history. Instead, it focuses on two survivors who return to the prison, coming face-to-face with some of the guards who insist that they were only following bureaucratic orders.

survivor, war criminal, prisoner, teenager, guard, disturbing, emotional

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United Red Army (2007)

Massive student uprisings in 1960s Japan coincide with the rise of the far-left militant group, which later tortured and killed some of its members in 1972.

student, japanese soldier, young man, leader, protester, brutal, dense

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The War Game (1966)

Filmmaker Peter Watkins envisions the physical devastation and struggle for survival following a nuclear attack on Great Britain.

police officers, firemen, rioters, reporter, doctor, brutal, bleak

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Don't Kill It (2016)

A grizzled demon hunter (Dolph Lundgren) joins forces with a reluctant FBI agent (Kristina Klebe) to battle an ancient evil that can possess whoever kills it.

murderer, bounty hunter, demon, priest, police chief, fbi agent, brutal

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King Leopold's Ghost (2006)

Filmmakers Pippa Scott and Oreet Rees document the exploitation of the Congo by Belgium's King Leopold II.

tyrant, slave, explorer, historian, soldier, brutal, frenetic

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InuYasha the Movie 3: Swords of an Honorable Ruler (2003)

Two brothers (Richard Ian Cox, David Kaye) set aside their differences to stop the destructive power of an evil sword.

demon, dragon, human, half brother, enemy, sword fighter, brutal

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A Short Film About Killing (1988)

A young lawyer (Krzysztof Globisz) in Warsaw represents a drifter (Mirosław Baka) who killed a malicious cabdriver (Jan Tesarz).

troubled youth, taxi driver, defense attorney, girl, wife, judge, brutal

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The Burmese Harp (1956)

Kon Ichikawa's anti-war parable about a Japanese soldier burying his fallen comrades at the end of World War II.

japanese soldier, british soldier, monk, brutal, gripping, gutsy, solemn

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Terror at the Opera (1987)

A hooded figure forces a young diva (Cristina Marsillach) to watch as he murders performers in a production of Verdi's opera "Macbeth."

actress, opera singer, opera director, murderer, macbeth, detective, bleak

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The Raven (1943)

Remy Germain (Pierre Fresnay) is a doctor in a French town who becomes the focus of a vicious smear campaign, as letters accusing him of having an affair and performing unlawful abortions are mailed to village leaders. The mysterious writer, who signs each letter as "Le Corbeau" (The Raven) soon targets the whole town, exposing everyone's dark secrets. This allegorical film was highly controversial at the time of its release, and was banned in France after the Liberation.

doctor, psychiatrist, nurse, patient, wife, bleak, brutal

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Northwest (2013)

Casper lives in one of Copenhagen's most impoverished areas and does what it takes to survive. When organized crime moves into the community, Casper digs in to resist being run out.

young man, brother, gang member, friend, brooding, brutal, dark

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Little Fish (2005)

The unexpected return of an ex-boyfriend (Dustin Nguyen) complicates the life of a reformed drug addict (Cate Blanchett).

drug addict, ex-boyfriend, brother, drug dealer, single mother, bleak, brutal

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Insyriated (2017)

In Damascus, a mother attempts to keep her family safe as war rages and a sniper lies in wait outside her home.

mother, child, neighbor, sniper, family, survivor, bleak

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Honeytrap (2014)

Layla, a 15-year-old living in Brixton, becomes involved with a gang and must set up a boy to be killed.

teen girl, gang leader, gang member, teen boy, bully, bleak, brutal

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Black Friday (2004)

In March 1993, Islamic militants execute a series of devastating bomb blasts that rocks Mumbai, India, and kills more than 300 people.

police officer, terrorist, witness, investigator, prisoner, police chief, brutal

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The Red Tent (1971)

Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen (Sean Connery) leads a 1928 North Pole air search for Italian explorer Umberto Nobile (Peter Finch).

elderly man, explorer, ghost, aviator, captain, bleak, brutal

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Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo (1966)

A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery.

stranger, bandit, criminal, killer, union soldier, bounty hunter, amusing

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The Yellow Sea (2010)

A taxi driver (Ha Jung-woo) goes on the run after an attempt to carry out a hit on a professor (Kwak Do-won) goes terribly awry.

gambler, illegal immigrant, fugitive, brutal, suspenseful, north korea, assassination

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Call of Heroes (2016)

The soldiers from a village seek vengeance after a warlord kills innocent people while they are away.

militia member, teacher, student, refugee, governor, murderer, bleak

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Savaged (2013)

After thugs brutalize a deaf-mute woman (Amanda Adrienne), the spirit of an Apache warrior takes over her lifeless body and sets out on a bloodthirsty quest for revenge.

apache, warrior, spirit, young girl, victim, brutal, thrilling

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Duel (1971)

The unseen driver of a tailgating semi tries to run a traveling salesman (Dennis Weaver) off the road.

salesman, truck driver, brutal, frightening, suspenseful, freeway, diner

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Soldier's Girl (2003)

A soldier (Troy Garity) at a Kentucky military base falls in love with a transsexual nightclub performer (Lee Pace).

soldier, commanding officer, drill instructor, friend, drag queen, brutal, emotional

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Goodfellas (1990)

The story of Henry Hill and his life in the mob, covering his relationship with his wife Karen Hill and his mob partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito in the Italian-American crime syndicate.

mobster, gangster, thief, partner, agent, mob enforcer, gritty

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Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi (2001)

During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts.

husband, son, daughter, masked man, stranger, uneasy, frightening

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King of the Hill (2007)

Two strangers (Leonardo Sbaraglia, María Valverde) struggle to survive as a sniper pursues them through the wilderness.

man, woman, young boy, police officers, brutal, suspenseful, creepy

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Black Rain (1988)

Five years after World War II, Hiroshima's survivors still struggle with the memories of their horrible ordeal.

young woman, uncle, aunt, poor person, survivor, bleak, touching

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