The Best Revenge Movies Films
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The Best Revenge Movies

List Criteria: Movies must contain a revenge plot.

A list of the best revenge movies. These are the best revenge films ever made. If you believe we missed something that should be on the list of the best revenge movies of all time, please feel free to add it to the list yourself. Revenge is a dish best served cold... it also can be one of the most satisfying events to witness first hand. This makes "vengeance" a fantastic theme for movies about revenge. This list of revenge films includes all genres, even revenge horror movies, although most of them are going to be action or dramas.

If a suspenseful revenge plot is on your agenda for the day, be sure to check out these top revenge films. We're not saying vengeance or payback is always the answer, but if you're into films that make you grin with schadenfreude then these are the movies for you! This revenge movies list is ranked in order of votes, so vote for the best revenge thrillers so they rise to the top.

What is your top revenge movie? Take a look at this revenge movies list and vote for the movie you think is the best.

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  1. 1
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    Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Richard Harris Released: 2000

    ) open
  2. 2
    + 357
    - 98


    Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace Released: 2008

    ) open
  3. 3
    + 183
    - 64

    most listed & added by PeteBoyle
    Natalie Portman, Gary Oldman, Jean Reno

    ) open
  4. 4
    + 227
    - 77


    Mickey Rourke, Denzel Washington, Christopher Walken Released: 2004

    ) open
  5. 5
    + 186
    - 72


    Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall Released: 1972

    ) open
  6. 6
    + 199
    - 90

    added by WarrenMitchell
    Lucy Liu, Uma Thurman, Quentin Tarantino

    ) open
  7. 7
    + 182
    - 46

    added by wiabux
    Gerard Butler, Jamie Foxx, Viola Davis

    ) open
  8. 8
    + 195
    - 74


    Natalie Portman, Hugo Weaving, Stephen Fry Released: 2006

    ) open
  9. 9
    + 133
    - 49


    Mel Gibson, Steve Bisley, Hugh Keays-Byrne Released: 1979

    ) open
  10. 10
    + 150
    - 75

    added by WarrenMitchell
    Lucy Liu, Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson

    ) open
  11. 11
    + 152
    - 69


    Bai Ling, Brandon Lee, Jon Polito Released: 1994

    ) open
  12. 12
    + 136
    - 72

    added by PeteBoyle
    Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Diane Kruger

    ) open
  13. 13
    + 145
    - 63


    Kang Hye-jung, Choi Min-sik, Oh Dal-su Released: 2003

    ) open
  14. 14
    + 161
    - 62


    Henry Cavill, Jim Caviezel, Guy Pearce Released: 2002

    ) open
  15. 15
    + 96
    - 37

    added by PeteBoyle
    Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, Sergio Leone

    ) open
  16. 16
    + 193
    - 83

    added by PeteBoyle
    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson

    ) open
  17. 17
    + 121
    - 52


    Mel Gibson, Lucy Liu, Maria Bello Released: 1999

    ) open
  18. 18
    + 98
    - 54


    Carrie-Anne Moss, Guy Pearce, Jorja Fox Released: 2001

    ) open
  19. 19
    + 72
    - 49

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    Henry Fonda, Claudia Cardinale, Charles Bronson Released: 1968

    ) open
  20. 20
    + 86
    - 40


    Jeff Goldblum, Charles Bronson, Christopher Guest Released: 1974

    ) open
  21. 21
    + 63
    - 26

    added by Bootsdad
    Clint Eastwood, Geoffrey Lewis, Mitchell Ryan

    ) open
  22. 22
    + 84
    - 29

    added by Bootsdad
    Clint Eastwood, John Vernon, Sondra Locke

    ) open
  23. 23
    + 131
    - 65

    added by mdog12804
    John Travolta, Rebecca Romijn, Kevin Nash

    ) open
  24. 24
    + 86
    - 47

    added by wiabux
    Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Liam Neeson

    ) open
  25. 25
    + 33
    - 2

    added by MatthewGill
    Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Gene Hackman

    ) open
  26. 26
    + 83
    - 41

    added by wiabux
    Lucy Liu, Morgan Freeman, Bruce Willis

    ) open
  27. 27
    + 100
    - 57


    Billy Crystal, Fred Savage, Robin Wright Released: 1987

    ) open
  28. 28
    + 90
    - 54


    John Travolta, Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie Released: 1976

    ) open
  29. 29
    + 63
    - 47


    Salma Hayek, Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi Released: 1995

    ) open
  30. 30
    + 58
    - 49


    Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange Released: 1991

    ) open
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    + 47
    - 5

    ranked low on reranks & added by codya683
    Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Brendan Gleeson

    ) open
  32. 32
    + 50
    - 38

    added by wiabux
    Brad Pitt, Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman

    ) open
  33. 33
    + 46
    - 49


    Daniel Craig, Eric Bana, Geoffrey Rush Released: 2005

    ) open
  34. 34
    + 41
    - 32

    added by PeteBoyle
    Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer, Iain Glen

    ) open
  35. 35
    + 26
    - 4

    added by MatthewGill
    Clint Eastwood, Dreama Walker, Scott Eastwood

    ) open
  36. 36
    + 63
    - 39

    added by wiabux
    Tracey Walter, Sarah Butler, Chad Lindberg

    ) open
  37. 37
    + 33
    - 50

    often listed
    Sylvester Stallone, Mickey Rourke, Michael Caine Released: 1971

    ) open
  38. 38
    + 81
    - 47

    ranked low on reranks & added by PeteBoyle
    Matt Damon, Jeff Bridges, Josh Brolin

    ) open
  39. 39
    + 34
    - 46

    often listed
    Jodie Foster, Terrence Howard, Zoë Kravitz Released: 2007

    ) open
  40. 40
    + 25
    - 42


    Orson Welles, Gregory Peck, John Huston Released: 1956

    ) open
  41. 41
    + 48
    - 34

    added by wiabux
    Catherine Zeta-Jones, Anthony Hopkins, Antonio Banderas

    ) open
  42. 42
    + 23
    - 42

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Mel Gibson, Helena Bonham Carter, Glenn Close Released: 1996

    ) open
  43. 43
    + 42
    - 19

    ranked low on reranks & added by Richard777
    Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung

    ) open
  44. 44
    + 29
    - 47

    often listed & added by Bootsdad
    Kevin Bacon, Tom Savini, Betsy Palmer

    ) open
  45. 45
    + 42
    - 22

    ranked low on reranks & added by Richard777
    Val Kilmer, Kurt Russell, Charlton Heston

    ) open
  46. 46
    + 11
    - 32

    often listed & added by PeteBoyle
    Lee Van Cleef, John Phillip Law, Mario Brega

    ) open
  47. 47
    + 16
    - 10

    added by MatthewGill
    Elisabeth Shue, Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita

    ) open
  48. 48
    + 10
    - 7


    Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum, Telly Savalas

    ) open
  49. 49
    + 12
    - 9

    added by MatthewGill
    Alex Van Halen, Leeza Gibbons, Peter Weller

    ) open
  50. 50
    + 22
    - 48

    often listed
    Jane Fonda, Dolly Parton, Lily Tomlin Released: 1980

    ) open
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