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1. The Walking Dead (2010–2022)

TV-MA | 44 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.2
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Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes wakes up from a coma to learn the world is in ruins and must lead a group of survivors to stay alive.

Stars: Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Melissa McBride, Lauren Cohan

Votes: 952,146

2. Prisoners (2013)

R | 153 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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70 Metascore

When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts.

Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Melissa Leo

Votes: 686,065 | Gross: $61.00M

3. Promising Young Woman (2020)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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73 Metascore

A young woman, traumatized by a tragic event in her past, seeks out vengeance against those who crossed her path.

Director: Emerald Fennell | Stars: Carey Mulligan, Bo Burnham, Alison Brie, Clancy Brown

Votes: 163,247

4. A Time to Kill (1996)

R | 149 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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54 Metascore

In Canton, Mississippi, a fearless young lawyer and his assistant defend a black man accused of murdering two white men who raped his ten-year-old daughter, inciting violent retribution and revenge from the Ku Klux Klan.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson, Kevin Spacey

Votes: 156,943 | Gross: $108.77M

5. Death Note (2006–2007)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Crime, Drama

9.0
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An intelligent high school student goes on a secret crusade to eliminate criminals from the world after discovering a notebook capable of killing anyone whose name is written into it.

Stars: Mamoru Miyano, Brad Swaile, Vincent Tong, Ryô Naitô

Votes: 306,608

6. Sleepers (1996)

R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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49 Metascore

After a prank goes disastrously wrong, a group of boys are sent to a detention center where they are brutalized. Thirteen years later, an unexpected random encounter with a former guard gives them a chance for revenge.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Robert De Niro, Kevin Bacon, Brad Pitt, Jason Patric

Votes: 218,359 | Gross: $49.10M

7. Open Range (2003)

R | 139 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.4
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67 Metascore

A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.

Director: Kevin Costner | Stars: Kevin Costner, Robert Duvall, Diego Luna, Abraham Benrubi

Votes: 72,774 | Gross: $58.33M

8. The Silencing (2020)

R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.2
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A reformed hunter living in isolation on a wildlife sanctuary becomes involved in a deadly game of cat and mouse when he and the local Sheriff set out to track a vicious killer who may have kidnapped his daughter years ago.

Director: Robin Pront | Stars: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Caleb Ellsworth-Clark, Josh Cruddas, Annabelle Wallis

Votes: 23,007

9. Walker, Texas Ranger (1993–2001)

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.5
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Walker and his partner Trivette are Texas Rangers. They make it their business to battle crime in Dallas and all around the Great State of Texas.

Stars: Chuck Norris, Clarence Gilyard Jr., Sheree J. Wilson, Noble Willingham

Votes: 16,837

10. Law Abiding Citizen (2009)

R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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34 Metascore

A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free.

Director: F. Gary Gray | Stars: Gerard Butler, Jamie Foxx, Leslie Bibb, Colm Meaney

Votes: 293,411 | Gross: $73.34M

11. I Saw the Devil (2010)

Not Rated | 144 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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67 Metascore

A secret agent exacts revenge on a serial killer through a series of captures and releases.

Director: Jee-woon Kim | Stars: Lee Byung-hun, Choi Min-sik, Jeon Gook-hwan, Ho-jin Chun

Votes: 127,229 | Gross: $0.13M

12. Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)

R | 114 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.2
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70 Metascore

Riggs and Murtaugh are on the trail of South African diplomats who are using their immunity to engage in criminal activities.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Patsy Kensit

Votes: 174,225 | Gross: $147.25M

13. The Forever Purge (2021)

R | 103 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

5.4
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53 Metascore

All the rules are broken as a sect of lawless marauders decides that the annual Purge does not stop at daybreak and instead should never end.

Director: Everardo Gout | Stars: Ana de la Reguera, Tenoch Huerta, Josh Lucas, Leven Rambin

Votes: 31,545 | Gross: $44.54M

14. The Nightingale (I) (2018)

R | 136 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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77 Metascore

Set in 1825, Clare, a young Irish convict woman, chases a British officer through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence he committed against her family. On the way she enlists the services of an Aboriginal tracker named Billy, who is also marked by trauma from his own violence-filled past.

Director: Jennifer Kent | Stars: Aisling Franciosi, Maya Christie, Baykali Ganambarr, Addison Christie

Votes: 29,616 | Gross: $0.39M

15. Ava (IV) (2020)

R | 96 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.4
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39 Metascore

Ava is a deadly assassin who works for a black ops organization, traveling the globe specializing in high profile hits. When a job goes dangerously wrong she is forced to fight for her own survival.

Director: Tate Taylor | Stars: Jessica Chastain, John Malkovich, Common, Geena Davis

Votes: 53,874

16. I Spit on Your Grave (1978)

R | 101 min | Horror, Thriller

5.6
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19 Metascore

An aspiring writer is repeatedly gang-raped, humiliated, and left for dead by four men she systematically hunts down to seek revenge.

Director: Meir Zarchi | Stars: Camille Keaton, Eron Tabor, Richard Pace, Anthony Nichols

Votes: 28,399

17. Death Wish (2018)

R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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31 Metascore

Dr. Paul Kersey is an experienced trauma surgeon, a man who has spent his life saving lives. After an attack on his family, Paul embarks on his own mission for justice.

Director: Eli Roth | Stars: Bruce Willis, Vincent D'Onofrio, Elisabeth Shue, Camila Morrone

Votes: 71,756 | Gross: $34.02M

18. Spider-Man: The Animated Series (1994–1998)

TV-Y | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.4
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A young man with spider-like abilities fights crime as a superhero in New York City while trying to have a normal personal life.

Stars: Christopher Daniel Barnes, Sara Ballantine, Edward Asner, Roscoe Lee Browne

Votes: 31,121

19. The Rhythm Section (2020)

R | 109 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

5.4
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45 Metascore

A woman seeks revenge against those who orchestrated a plane crash that killed her family.

Director: Reed Morano | Stars: Blake Lively, Richard Brake, Elly Curtis, David Duggan

Votes: 18,164

20. The Last House on the Left (1972)

R | 84 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

5.9
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68 Metascore

Two teenage girls heading to a rock concert for one's birthday try to score marijuana in the city, where they are kidnapped and brutalized by a gang of psychopathic convicts.

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Sandra Peabody, Lucy Grantham, David Hess, Fred J. Lincoln

Votes: 37,059 | Gross: $3.10M

21. Thriller: A Cruel Picture (1973)

R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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A young woman, rendered mute after a childhood sexual assault, is trained to seek violent revenge on those who kidnapped and forced her into prostitution.

Director: Bo Arne Vibenius | Stars: Christina Lindberg, Heinz Hopf, Despina Tomazani, Per-Axel Arosenius

Votes: 7,376

22. Death Wish (1974)

R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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51 Metascore

A New York City architect becomes a one-man vigilante squad after his wife is murdered by street punks. In self-defense, the vengeful man kills muggers on the mean streets after dark.

Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Charles Bronson, Hope Lange, Vincent Gardenia, Steven Keats

Votes: 39,187 | Gross: $22.00M

23. I Spit on Your Grave 2 (2013)

R | 106 min | Horror, Thriller

5.6
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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: 29,710 | Gross: $0.00M

24. The Loved Ones (2009)

R | 84 min | Crime, Horror

6.6
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73 Metascore

When Brent turns down his classmate Lola's invitation to the prom, she concocts a wildly violent plan for revenge.

Director: Sean Byrne | Stars: Xavier Samuel, Robin McLeavy, John Brumpton, Richard Wilson

Votes: 40,706

25. Secret in Their Eyes (2015)

PG-13 | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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45 Metascore

A tight-knit team of rising investigators, along with their supervisor, is suddenly torn apart when they discover that one of their own teenage daughters has been brutally murdered.

Director: Billy Ray | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Nicole Kidman, Julia Roberts, Dean Norris

Votes: 48,278 | Gross: $20.18M

26. The Purge: Election Year (2016)

R | 108 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.0
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55 Metascore

Former Police Sergeant Barnes becomes head of security for Senator Charlie Roan, a Presidential candidate targeted for death on Purge night due to her vow to eliminate the Purge.

Director: James DeMonaco | Stars: Frank Grillo, Elizabeth Mitchell, Mykelti Williamson, Joseph Julian Soria

Votes: 100,110 | Gross: $79.21M

27. Walking Tall (1973)

R | 125 min | Action, Biography, Crime

6.9
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60 Metascore

Based on the life of Tennessee sheriff Buford Pusser, who almost single-handily cleaned up his small town of crime and corruption, but at a personal cost of his family life and nearly his own life.

Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Joe Don Baker, Elizabeth Hartman, Leif Garrett, Dawn Lyn

Votes: 5,954 | Gross: $4.75M

28. The Cowboys (1972)

GP | 134 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

7.4
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52 Metascore

Rancher Wil Andersen is forced to hire inexperienced boys as cowhands in order to get his herd to market on time but the rough drive is full of dangers and a gang of cattle rustlers is trailing them.

Director: Mark Rydell | Stars: John Wayne, Roscoe Lee Browne, Bruce Dern, Colleen Dewhurst

Votes: 14,522 | Gross: $16.35M

29. The Missouri Breaks (1976)

PG | 126 min | Drama, Western

6.5
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65 Metascore

Tom Logan is a horse thief. Rancher David Braxton has horses, and a daughter, worth stealing. But Braxton has just hired Lee Clayton, an infamous "regulator", to hunt down the horse thieves; one at a time.

Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Marlon Brando, Jack Nicholson, Randy Quaid, Kathleen Lloyd

Votes: 10,827 | Gross: $14.00M

30. The Legend of Billie Jean (1985)

PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Drama

6.6
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45 Metascore

A Texas teenager cuts her hair short and becomes an outlaw martyr with her brother and friends.

Director: Matthew Robbins | Stars: Helen Slater, Christian Slater, Keith Gordon, Richard Bradford

Votes: 10,449 | Gross: $3.10M

31. Eye for an Eye (1996)

R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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When the courts fail to keep behind bars the man who raped and murdered her daughter, a woman seeks her own form of justice.

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Sally Field, Kiefer Sutherland, Ed Harris, Olivia Burnette

Votes: 16,478 | Gross: $26.79M

32. Stalag 17 (1953)

Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.0
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84 Metascore

After two Americans are killed while escaping from a German P.O.W. camp in World War II, the barracks black marketeer, J.J. Sefton, is suspected of being an informer.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: William Holden, Don Taylor, Otto Preminger, Robert Strauss

Votes: 55,564

33. The Snowtown Murders (2011)

Not Rated | 119 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.6
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66 Metascore

Based on true events, 16 year-old Jamie falls in with his mother's new boyfriend and his crowd of self-appointed neighborhood watchmen, a relationship that leads to a spree of torture and murder.

Director: Justin Kurzel | Stars: Lucas Pittaway, Daniel Henshall, Louise Harris, Bob Adriaens

Votes: 18,845 | Gross: $0.01M

34. Class of 1984 (1982)

R | 98 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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49 Metascore

A new teacher at a troubled inner-city high school soon ends up clashing with the delinquent leader of a punk posse that runs the school.

Director: Mark L. Lester | Stars: Perry King, Merrie Lynn Ross, Timothy Van Patten, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 11,734

35. Ms .45 (1981)

R | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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62 Metascore

A timid and mute seamstress goes insane after being attacked and raped twice in one day, in which she takes to the streets of New York City after dark and randomly shoots men with a .45 caliber pistol.

Director: Abel Ferrara | Stars: Zoë Lund, Bogey, Albert Sinkys, Darlene Stuto

Votes: 10,601

36. Redo of Healer (2021– )

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.3
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Keyaru is a healing magician who is sexually abused repeatedly by others. Using his healing magic, he goes back four years into the past to get revenge on the ones who abused him.

Stars: Yuya Hozumi, Ayano Shibuya, Shizuka Ishigami, Natsuki Aikawa

Votes: 2,950

37. I Spit on Your Grave: Vengeance Is Mine (2015)

Unrated | 92 min | Horror, Thriller

5.1
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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: 13,548

38. Rolling Thunder (1977)

R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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66 Metascore

A returning war veteran loses his family to a violent home invasion and decides to seek and retaliate against those responsible.

Director: John Flynn | Stars: William Devane, Tommy Lee Jones, Linda Haynes, James Best

Votes: 8,838

39. The Secrets We Keep (I) (2020)

R | 97 min | Drama, Thriller

5.8
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48 Metascore

In post-WWII America, a woman, rebuilding her life in the suburbs with her husband, kidnaps her neighbor and seeks vengeance for the heinous war crimes she believes he committed against her.

Director: Yuval Adler | Stars: Noomi Rapace, Joel Kinnaman, Chris Messina, Jackson Dean Vincent

Votes: 5,965

40. Next of Kin (1989)

R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.8
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53 Metascore

Truman, a Chicago cop, sets out to find the killer of his brother. Meanwhile, another of his brothers, Briar (a hillbilly) decides to find the killer himself.

Director: John Irvin | Stars: Patrick Swayze, Liam Neeson, Adam Baldwin, Helen Hunt

Votes: 11,689 | Gross: $15.94M

41. The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005)

R | 121 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.3
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77 Metascore

Ranch foreman Pete Perkins looks to fulfill the promise to his recently deceased best friend by burying him in his hometown in Mexico.

Director: Tommy Lee Jones | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Barry Pepper, Dwight Yoakam, January Jones

Votes: 40,509 | Gross: $5.02M

42. Harry Brown (2009)

R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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55 Metascore

An elderly ex-serviceman and widower looks to avenge his best friend's murder by doling out his own form of justice.

Director: Daniel Barber | Stars: Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer, David Bradley, Charlie Creed-Miles

Votes: 87,419 | Gross: $1.82M

43. Brother (1997)

99 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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An ex-soldier with a personal honor code enters the family crime business in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Director: Aleksey Balabanov | Stars: Sergey Bodrov, Viktor Sukhorukov, Svetlana Pismichenko, Mariya Zhukova

Votes: 21,150

44. Ten Little Indians (1974)

PG | 98 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

5.7
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Ten people are invited to a hotel in the Iranian desert, only to find that an unseen person is killing them one by one. Could one of them be the killer?

Director: Peter Collinson | Stars: Oliver Reed, Elke Sommer, Richard Attenborough, Stéphane Audran

Votes: 3,156

45. All the Pretty Horses (2000)

PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Romance, Western

5.8
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55 Metascore

Two Texas cowboys head to Mexico in search of work, but soon find themselves in trouble with the law after one of them falls in love with a wealthy rancher's daughter.

Director: Billy Bob Thornton | Stars: Matt Damon, Penélope Cruz, Henry Thomas, Angelina Torres

Votes: 14,981 | Gross: $15.53M

46. Chaos (I) (2005)

Not Rated | 74 min | Horror, Thriller

3.2
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1 Metascore

Two teenage girls on a mission to find drugs at a rave get more than they bargained for. One is sexually assaulted and they are both tortured in horrific ways. The attackers seek refuge in the parents' of one of the victims' homes.

Director: David DeFalco | Stars: Kevin Gage, Sage Stallone, Kelly K.C. Quann, Maya Barovich

Votes: 2,179

47. And Then There Were None (1945)

Approved | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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Seven guests, a newly hired secretary and two staff are gathered at a manor house on an isolated island by an unknown absentee host and are killed off one-by-one. They work together to determine who the killer is before it's too late.

Director: René Clair | Stars: Barry Fitzgerald, Walter Huston, Louis Hayward, Roland Young

Votes: 14,936

48. Death and the Maiden (1994)

R | 103 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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72 Metascore

A political activist is convinced that her guest is a man who once tortured her for the government.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley, Stuart Wilson, Krystia Mova

Votes: 24,782 | Gross: $2.10M

49. North & South: Book 3, Heaven & Hell (1994)

273 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.0
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The Civil War has just ended, but things in the country aren't much better, especially in the south.

Stars: Philip Casnoff, Kyle Chandler, Cathy Lee Crosby, Lesley-Anne Down

Votes: 2,582

50. M.F.A. (2017)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.9
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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: 6,875



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