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


A Fistful of Dollars (1964), One Day in September (1999), The Gangster, the Cop, the Devil (2019), Ben-Hur (1925), Hero (2002), The Evil Dead (1981), Throne of Blood (1957), Kuroneko (1968) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Revenge movies.


A Fistful of Dollars (1964)

Sergio Leone's classic about a mysterious drifter's involvement with warring factions in a Mexican border town.

mercenary, sheriff, criminal, brother, soldier, hostage, cool

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One Day in September (1999)

Filmmaker Kevin MacDonald documents terrorism against Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics. Narrated by Michael Douglas.

athlete, police officer, terrorist, tense, chilling, frightening, munich

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The Gangster, the Cop, the Devil (2019)

A vengeful crime boss forms an unlikely partnership with a detective to catch the elusive serial killer who viciously attacked him.

crime boss, police detective, serial killer, gang members, thrilling, gritty, dark

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Ben-Hur (1925)

An enslaved Jewish prince (Ramon Novarro) meets his Roman betrayer (Francis X. Bushman) in a chariot race.

hero, villain, mentor, jesus, engaging, spirited, jerusalem

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Hero (2002)

Flashbacks reveal how a warrior (Jet Li) stopped the elusive assassins (Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Maggie Cheung Man-yuk) who tried to kill the emperor of China.

king, warrior, assassin, gripping, incredible, spectacular, rousing

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The Evil Dead (1981)

Teens (Bruce Campbell, Ellen Sandweiss, Betsy Baker) in a remote cabin accidentally resurrect demonic forces with a taped incantation and the Book of the Dead.

teenager, girlfriend, friend, monster, living dead, dark, gory

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Throne of Blood (1957)

A Japanese version of "Macbeth" features a samurai (Toshirô Mifune), his scheming wife (Isuzu Yamada) and a flurry-of-arrows finale.

samurai, lord, wife, son, rival, gripping, chilling

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Kuroneko (1968)

In this ghost story based on a folk tale of feudal Japan, a group of samurai mercenaries led by Raiko Minamoto (Kei Satô) storm the home of Yone (Nobuko Otowa) and her daughter, Shigei (Kiwako Taichi), pillaging their food before raping and murdering the pair and finally burning the house down. When the samurai are set upon by vengeful vampire-like ghosts, it falls to the warrior Gintoki (Kichiemon Nakamura) to slay the malicious spirits, but his connection to the victims leads to conflict.

samurai, mother, daughter-in-law, commanding officer, ghost, cat, creepy

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The Uninvited (1944)

A British brother (Ray Milland) and sister (Ruth Hussey) move to a coastal mansion haunted by two ghosts.

composer, sister, commander, nurse, daughter, ghost, eerie

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The Dead Center (2018)

The Dark Knight with a twist. It's based on The Joker memes from the internet.

psychiatrist, mental patient, chilling, creepy, gripping, mental institution, amnesia

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Hard-Boiled (1992)

A police officer and an undercover colleague embark on a blood-splattered quest to crush a gun smuggling ring.

detective, undercover cop, mobster, smuggler, crew member, hit man, suspenseful

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The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

Yoda teaches Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) to be a Jedi knight, and Han Solo (Harrison Ford) woos Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher), as Darth Vader returns to threaten the rebel forces trying to save the galaxy.

knight, princess, mentor, robot, nemesis, rebel, thrilling

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Mariachi (1992)

Henchmen mistake a traveling musician (Carlos Gallardo) for a crazed killer (Reinol Martinez) in a small Mexican town.

guitarist, hit man, gang member, bar owner, thrilling, witty, small town

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For a Few Dollars More (1965)

A man with no name (Clint Eastwood) and a man with a mission (Lee Van Cleef) hunt a Mexican bandit (Gian Maria Volonte) for different reasons.

bounty hunter, rival, colonel, outlaw, woman, adult, gritty

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Red Riding: 1980 (2009)

Detective Peter Hunter returns to Yorkshire to investigate the town's high murder rate. The local police have done little to find the killer, and he soon realizes corrupt police officers are doing everything they can to stop his progress.

police chief, police detective, businessman, prostitute, police officer, chilling, gripping

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The Challenger Disaster (2013)

Physicist Richard Feynman (William Hurt) investigates the cause of the 1986 space shuttle Challenger disaster.

physicist, nobel laureate, astronaut, scientist, criminal, intense, patriotic

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Character (1997)

Young lawyer Katadreuffe (Fedja van Huêt) is the chief suspect in the murder of the cold-hearted bailiff Dreverhaven (Jan Decleir). The two have long been rivals, waging personal battles through the courts, and Katadreuffe was observed leaving the scene of the crime. Giving his testimony to police, Katadreuffe effectively tells his life story, in which his ambition for success in the legal world was driven by a hatred of his biological father -- who was, secretly, Dreverhaven.

lawyer, bailiff, mother, love interest, police detective, dense, fiery

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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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Act of Violence (1949)

A crippled World War II veteran (Robert Ryan) stalks a contractor (Van Heflin) whose prison-camp betrayal caused a massacre.

veteran, prisoner of war, wife, girlfriend, prostitute, hit man, gritty

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The Dark Knight (2008)

When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, Batman must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice.

villain, superhero, criminal, gangster, batman, district attorney, dark

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The Godfather: Part II (1974)

The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York City is portrayed, while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on the family crime syndicate.

gangster, murderer, brother, father, criminal, politician, dark

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No Way Out (1950)

Robbers Ray Biddle (Richard Widmark) and his brother are shot and taken to the local hospital. There, the two are treated by Dr. Brooks (Sidney Poitier), the hospital's only black doctor. The brothers assault Brooks with racist slurs. And, when his brother ends up dying on the operating table, Ray accuses the doctor of murdering him. Blind with rage, Ray works to turn the white community of the city against Brooks, who finds an unlikely ally in the dead man's widow, Edie (Linda Darnell).

doctor, robber, racist, widow, surgeon, brother, tense

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Shanghai Triad (1995)

Director Zhang Yimou's tale of a Chinese boy's eye-opening experiences during a week in the realm of organized crime.

teenager, criminal, singer, uncle, rival, striking, intense

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Witnesses (2003)

A detective and a journalist (Alma Prica) investigate the murder of a Serb living in a Croatian town.

gunman, soldier, daughter, police detective, widow, brother, bleak

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The Pope of Greenwich Village (1984)

Two cousins (Eric Roberts, Mickey Rourke) try to get rich quick with a racehorse and mob money in New York's Little Italy.

thief, cousin, waiter, mafioso, girlfriend, police officer, brash

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The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

A mad, masked composer (Lon Chaney) holds a singer (Mary Philbin) captive in the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera House and grooms her for stardom.

phantom, singer, pretty woman, suitor, creepy, tense, paris

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Bones (2005)

Dr. Temperance Brennan uses impressive forensics skills to solve murders.

hustler, corrupt cop, friend, girlfriend, club owner, ghost, dark

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Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)

A princess learns the truth about a toxic forest and battles an evil ruler's plans to destroy it.

princess, sword fighter, hunter, friend, enemy, fighter, creative

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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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