10 Revenge Movies That Get Your Heart Pumping - Vote Now!

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Taken via 20th Century Fox

When it comes to movies, we all seek the thrill and excitement no matter what type of film it is. For some of us, however, we prefer to watch movies that have us sweating on the edge of our seat the entire time. Nothing hits the spot like this as good as a revenge movie.

There's something sweet about revenge that makes it more than enjoyable to watch. Often, these movies are the perfect combination of thrilling and action-packed to keep us entertained. What revenge movies come into your mind right away?

We've created a list of 10 revenge movies that definitely stand out among the rest. You probably recognize them, so go ahead and vote on your favorites!

The Godfather

The Godfather via Paramount Pictures

This 1972 crime drama examines an Italian-American mob family at a time when the family's youngest son reluctantly joins the Mafia.

Cape Fear

Cape Fear via Universal Pictures

Cape Fear is a thriller that follows a convicted rapist's release from prison as he stalks the family of the lawyer who originally defended him.

I Saw The Devil

I Saw The Devil via Showplex/Mediaplex

The action horror film follows a secret agent who seeks revenge on a serial killer in the most terrifying way possible.


Carrie via United Artists

After a lifetime being humiliated and teased by her classmates, Carrie unleashes her telekinetic powers on anyone unlucky enough to be at her senior prom.


Taken via 20th Century Fox

When a retired CIA agent's daughter is kidnapped while abroad, he takes it upon himself to travel throughout Europe to rescue her.

True Grit

True Grit via Paramount Pictures

In this adventure film, a stubborn teenager and a hardened U.S. Marshal team up to track down the murderer of the boy's father.

Law Abiding Citizen

Law Abiding Citizen via The Film Department

Law Abiding Citizen follows a man who takes justice into his own hands after one of his family's killers is set free as the result of a plea bargain.

Man On Fire

Man on Fire via 20th Century Fox

This film follows an ex-CIA assassin through Mexico City as he tracks down the kidnappers of the young girl he was hired to protect at all costs.

Lady Vengeance

Lady Vengeance via CJ Entertainment

After being wrongfully imprisoned for over a decade and having her child taken away from her, a woman seeks revenge on those who put her behind bar.


Gladiator via Universal Pictures

After a former Roman General's whole family is murdered by a corrupt emperor, he sets out to seek violent vengeance on the one responsible for it all.