The Best Revenge Movies Films

The Best Revenge Movies

5 45 of 51
originally by  12,606 votes 1,635 voters 187,143 views 98 items tags f p @

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.


List Photo: user uploaded image
Collection Photo: user uploaded image
  • 8 ReRanks
    • Women
    • Men
    • Age
    • Region
  • 2 See list ranked by
Z
G Options B Comments & Embed 2rerank list
  1. 1
    + 549
    - 139
    Taken


    Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace Released: 2008

    ;
  2. 2
    + 476
    - 143

    most listed
    Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Michael Sheen Released: 2000

    ;
  3. 3
    + 306
    - 71
    Law Abiding Citizen

    added by wiabux
    Gerard Butler, Jamie Foxx, Viola Davis

    ;
  4. 4
    + 129
    - 13

    added by MatthewGill
    Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Gene Hackman

    ;
  5. 5
    + 294
    - 95
    Léon: The Professional

    added by PeteBoyle
    Natalie Portman, Gary Oldman, Jean Reno

    ;
  6. 6
    + 315
    - 129
    Kill Bill Volume 1

    added by WarrenMitchell
    Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Quentin Tarantino

    ;
  7. 7
    + 280
    - 104
    V for Vendetta


    Natalie Portman, John Hurt, Hugo Weaving Released: 2006

    ;
  8. 8
    + 290
    - 99


    Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall Released: 1972

    ;
  9. 9
    + 331
    - 101
    Man on Fire


    Mickey Rourke, Denzel Washington, Dakota Fanning Released: 2004

    ;
  10. 10
    + 145
    - 25

    added by codya683
    Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Brendan Gleeson

    ;
  11. 11
    + 234
    - 86


    Choi Min-sik, Yoo Ji-tae, Oh Dal-su Released: 2003

    ;
  12. 12
    + 247
    - 84
    The Count of Monte Cristo


    Henry Cavill, Jim Caviezel, Guy Pearce Released: 2002

    ;
  13. 13
    + 201
    - 69
    Mad Max


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

    ;
  14. 14
    + 224
    - 91
    The Crow


    Bai Ling, Brandon Lee, Tony Todd Released: 1994

    ;
  15. 15
    + 233
    - 107
    Kill Bill Volume 2

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

    ;
  16. 16
    + 139
    - 43
    The Outlaw Josey Wales

    added by Bootsdad
    Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, John Vernon

    ;
  17. 17
    + 288
    - 115
    Django Unchained

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

    ;
  18. 18
    + 173
    - 68
    Payback


    Mel Gibson, Lucy Liu, Maria Bello Released: 1999

    ;
  19. 19
    + 146
    - 49
    For a Few Dollars More

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

    ;
  20. 20
    + 217
    - 99
    Inglourious Basterds

    added by PeteBoyle
    Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Diane Kruger

    ;
  21. 21
    + 94
    - 11
    Gran Torino

    added by MatthewGill
    Clint Eastwood, Dreama Walker, Scott Eastwood

    ;
  22. 22
    + 128
    - 19
    John Wick

    ranked low on reranks & added by MartijnMartens
    Keanu Reeves, Willem Dafoe, Adrianne Palicki

    ;
  23. 23
    + 150
    - 63

    added by wiabux
    Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Liam Neeson

    ;
  24. 24
    + 148
    - 73
    Memento


    Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano Released: 2001

    ;
  25. 25
    + 129
    - 55
    Death Wish


    Jeff Goldblum, Charles Bronson, Christopher Guest Released: 1974

    ;
  26. 26
    + 185
    - 85
    The Punisher

    added by mdog12804
    John Travolta, Rebecca Romijn, Kevin Nash

    ;
  27. 27
    + 116
    - 62
    Once Upon a Time in the West


    Henry Fonda, Claudia Cardinale, Charles Bronson Released: 1968

    ;
  28. 28
    + 98
    - 38
    High Plains Drifter

    added by Bootsdad
    Clint Eastwood, Geoffrey Lewis, John Hillerman

    ;
  29. 29
    + 131
    - 64


    John Travolta, Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie Released: 1976

    ;
  30. 30
    + 84
    - 28

    added by Richard777
    Val Kilmer, Kurt Russell, Charlton Heston

    ;
  31. 31
    + 122
    - 57
    Lucky Number Slevin

    added by wiabux
    Bruce Willis, Lucy Liu, Morgan Freeman

    ;
  32. 32
    + 80
    - 30
    Enter the Dragon

    added by Richard777
    Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung

    ;
  33. 33
    + 138
    - 71
    The Princess Bride


    Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant Released: 1987

    ;
  34. 34
    + 99
    - 56
    Desperado


    Salma Hayek, Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi Released: 1995

    ;
  35. 35
    + 86
    - 49

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

    ;
  36. 36
    + 87
    - 59
    Cape Fear


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

    ;
  37. 37
    + 65
    - 12
    Equalizer

    ranked low on reranks & added by Ogbutch
    Equalizer

  38. 38
    + 39
    - 10
    The Patriot

    added by Ogbutch
    Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger, Logan Lerman

    ;
  39. 39
    + 32
    - 6
    Hang 'Em High

    added by but chickens double d
    Clint Eastwood, Dennis Hopper, Bruce Dern

    ;
  40. 40
    + 101
    - 51
    I Spit on Your Grave

    added by wiabux
    Sarah Butler, Andrew Howard, Tracey Walter

    ;
  41. 41
    + 112
    - 53
    True Grit

    added by PeteBoyle
    Matt Damon, Jeff Bridges, Josh Brolin

    ;
  42. 42
    + 50
    - 20
    The Karate Kid

    added by MatthewGill
    Elisabeth Shue, Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita

    ;
  43. 43
    + 35
    - 13
    Cape Fear


    Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum, Telly Savalas

    ;
  44. 44
    + 73
    - 44
    The Mask of Zorro

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

    ;
  45. 45
    + 40
    - 19

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

    ;
  46. 46
    + 73
    - 63
    Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan


    Kirstie Alley, William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy Released: 1982

    ;
  47. 47
    + 68
    - 62
    Munich


    Daniel Craig, Eric Bana, Geoffrey Rush Released: 2005

    ;
  48. 48
    + 26
    - 4
    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

    added by Ogbutch
    Noomi Rapace, Marika Lagercrantz, Lena Endre

    ;
  49. 49
    + 56
    - 45
    Harry Brown

    added by PeteBoyle
    Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer, Iain Glen

    ;
  50. 50
    + 55
    - 60
    Get Carter


    Sylvester Stallone, Mickey Rourke, Michael Caine Released: 1971

    ;
99 +

Something missing? Add it!

1 - 50 of 98

L List Options 2 Rerank List B Comments & Embed z Share Next List >