Revenge may be a dish best served cold, but the hottest retaliation films are appetizing at any time. The best revenge thriller movies feature a lead character risking it all to get vengeance on the enemies who did them harm – and often compromising their own moral compass in the process. This is a list of the top movies about revenge including everything from Man on Fire to The Count of Monte Cristo to Harry Brown.
What films will you find on this list of the best revenge thriller movies? While you may think of it as a historical epic, Gladiator doubles as a revenge movie. Maximus Decimus Meridius (Russell Crowe) didn't let a slavery sentence prevent him from getting his revenge against Emperor Commodus (Joaquin Phoenix). V for Vendetta is another great revenge thriller with a dystopian bent and memorable characters. The 2005 film Four Brothers puts a contemporary twist on the classic Western The Sons of Katie Elder. Other good films featured on this best revenge thrillers list include Memento, The Crow, and Law Abiding Citizen.Which movie about revenge do you like the best? Give your favorites a thumbs up and add any great flicks that are missing.