Revenge Action Movies

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Revenge Action Movies

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Léon: The Professional (1994)

Léon: The Professional
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Luc Besson, starring Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Natalie Portman, Danny Aiello
Rated R

Léon: The Professional is a 1994 action-thriller film written and directed by Luc Besson. It follows the story of a professional hitman, Léon (Jean Reno), who takes in a young girl, Mathilda (Natalie Portman), after her family is murdered by a corrupt DEA agent. Léon and Mathilda develop a close bond as he trains her in the art of assassination to help her exact revenge on the agent. As their relationship develops, Léon must protect Mathilda from his own employers as well as her family's killers. The film follows their struggle for survival as they face off against the criminal underworld of New York City.

Memento (2000)

Memento
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Christopher Nolan, starring Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano, Mark Boone Junior
Rated R

Memento is a psychological thriller directed by Christopher Nolan. Its plot follows Leonard Shelby, a man with anterograde amnesia, as he attempts to solve the mysterious murder of his wife, with the aid of photographs, notes, and tattoos that he has marked on his body. The film is told in two different sequences; one in which events are shown in chronological order, and another in which they are shown in reverse order. As the film progresses, viewers are given key clues that help to explain the mystery of why Leonard is unable to remember anything beyond fifteen minutes. The film culminates in an unexpected twist that reveals the truth behind the murder. Memento is a thought-provoking and emotionally intense experience that is sure to stay with viewers long after they finish watching it.

Braveheart (1995)

Braveheart
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Mel Gibson, starring Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan, Angus Macfadyen
Rated R

Braveheart is an epic historical drama directed by and starring Mel Gibson. It is loosely based on the life of William Wallace, a 13th century Scottish warrior who led the Scots in the First War of Scottish Independence against King Edward I of England. The film follows Wallace's rise from a commoner to a leader, his struggle to unite the Scottish clans against English oppression, and his tragic end. Along the way, Wallace falls in love with Murron, a beautiful but forbidden woman. After her death, Wallace leads the Scots on a courageous and heroic quest for freedom from the English. In the end, Wallace is betrayed, captured and executed for his actions. Despite Wallace's death, his legacy of courage and freedom continues to inspire people to this day.

Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)

Kill Bill: Vol. 1
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Quentin Tarantino, starring Uma Thurman, David Carradine, Daryl Hannah, Michael Madsen
Rated R

Kill Bill: Vol. 1 is a 2003 action-packed revenge film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. The story follows an assassin known as "The Bride," played by Uma Thurman, on a mission of vengeance against her former boss and lover, Bill (David Carradine). After awakening from a four-year coma, The Bride sets out to exact revenge on the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad, a team of assassins who betrayed her and her unborn child. Along the way, she faces off against enemies such as the vicious O-Ren Ishii (Lucy Liu) and the ruthless Vernita Green (Vivica A. Fox). With an ensemble cast and stylish visuals, Kill Bill: Vol. 1 is a thrilling and unforgettable journey of vengeance, redemption, and love.

Gran Torino (2008)

Gran Torino
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Clint Eastwood, starring Clint Eastwood, Bee Vang, Christopher Carley, Ahney Her
Rated R

Gran Torino is a 2008 American drama film directed and produced by Clint Eastwood, who also starred in the film. The film follows Walt Kowalski (Eastwood), a recently widowed Korean War veteran living in a Detroit neighborhood populated predominantly by Hmong immigrants. Kowalski is a disgruntled, bigoted disgruntled neighbor who develops a bond with a young Hmong teenager, Thao, who tries to steal Kowalski's Gran Torino car as a initiation rite into a gang. Kowalski eventually comes to terms with the Hmong community and helps Thao and his family gain respect in the neighborhood. As Kowalski's relationship with the Hmong community develops, he finds himself increasingly at odds with the local gang. In the end, Kowalski stands up to the gang and musters the courage to do the right thing.

Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)

Kill Bill: Vol. 2
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Quentin Tarantino, starring Uma Thurman, David Carradine, Michael Madsen, Daryl Hannah
Rated R

Kill Bill: Vol. 2 is the second installment of Quentin Tarantino's two-part martial arts action movie series. It picks up where Kill Bill: Vol. 1 left off and follows The Bride (Uma Thurman), a former member of an assassin squad seeking revenge against her former colleagues. Along the way, she runs into a variety of characters from her past, including her former teacher Bill, who has been secretly training her daughter B.B. and has plans of his own. As The Bride tracks down and kills each of her former associates, she discovers secrets that will forever change her life. With a star-studded cast and stunning action sequences, Kill Bill: Vol. 2 is an intense and thrilling revenge saga.

Man on Fire (2004)

Man on Fire
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Tony Scott, starring Denzel Washington, Christopher Walken, Dakota Fanning, Radha Mitchell
Rated R

Man on Fire is a 2004 action thriller directed by Tony Scott and starring Denzel Washington as John Creasy, a former Marine and CIA agent-turned-bodyguard hired to protect a young girl named Pita Ramos in Mexico City. After befriending Pita and her family, Creasy is devastated when she is kidnapped and taken for ransom. He embarks on a violent quest for revenge against those responsible, stopping at nothing to bring her back home safely. With his own life hanging in the balance, Creasy must use all of his lethal skills to take on the organized crime syndicate and rescue Pita, no matter the cost.

Dead Man's Shoes (2004)

Dead Man's Shoes
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Shane Meadows, starring Paddy Considine, Gary Stretch, Toby Kebbell, Stuart Wolfenden
Rated Not Rated

Dead Man's Shoes is a 2004 British psychological thriller directed by Shane Meadows. It stars Paddy Considine as Richard, a former soldier returning to his hometown village to seek revenge for the bullying of his mentally challenged brother, Anthony (Toby Kebbell). With the help of his old army friend, Soap (Gary Stretch), Richard begins his mission and soon finds himself caught in a web of deceit, violence, and retribution. Along the way, Richard discovers the truth about his past and the reasons behind the mistreatment of his brother. Eventually, Richard's quest for justice leads him to a confrontation with the local drug kingpin, Sonny (Craig Conway).

John Wick (2014)

John Wick
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Chad Stahelski, David Leitch, starring Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen, Willem Dafoe
Rated R

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

John Wick: Chapter 2
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Chad Stahelski, starring Keanu Reeves, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ian McShane, Ruby Rose
Rated R

Harry Brown (2009)

Harry Brown
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Daniel Barber, starring Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer, David Bradley, Charlie Creed-Miles
Rated R

Payback (1999)

Payback
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Brian Helgeland, starring Mel Gibson, Gregg Henry, Maria Bello, David Paymer
Rated R

Death Wish (1974)

Death Wish
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Michael Winner, starring Charles Bronson, Hope Lange, Vincent Gardenia, Steven Keats
Rated R

The Last House on the Left (2009)

The Last House on the Left
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Dennis Iliadis, starring Garret Dillahunt, Monica Potter, Tony Goldwyn, Michael Bowen
Rated R

I Spit on Your Grave (2010)

I Spit on Your Grave
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Steven R. Monroe, starring Sarah Butler, Jeff Branson, Andrew Howard, Daniel Franzese
Rated R

Oldboy (2013)

Oldboy
★★★★
★★★★
2.3 out of 4 stars

From Spike Lee, starring Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen, Samuel L. Jackson, Sharlto Copley
Rated R

Aftermath (2017)

Aftermath
★★★★
★★★★
2.3 out of 4 stars

From Elliott Lester, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Scoot McNairy, Maggie Grace, Judah Nelson
Rated R

Collateral Damage (2002)

Collateral Damage
★★★★
★★★★
2.2 out of 4 stars

From Andrew Davis, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, John Leguizamo, Francesca Neri, Elias Koteas
Rated R

The Tortured (2010)

The Tortured
★★★★
★★★★
2.2 out of 4 stars

From Robert Lieberman, starring Erika Christensen, Jesse Metcalfe, Bill Lippincott, Bill Moseley
Rated R

 



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