7 Must-Watch Revenge Thriller Films

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Kill Bill: Vol 1 (2003)

The movie that put Quentin Tarantino on the world map, Kill Bill follows the life of a former assassin who wakes from a coma to find out a team of assassins have betrayed her.

John Wick (2014)

There simply cannot be a revenge plot list without the inclusion of John Wick, which is about an ex-hitman comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters who killed his dog, who was the last thread of memory of his deceased wife.

Gladiator (2000)

A former Roman General sets out to exact vengeance against the corrupt emperor who murdered his family and sent him into slavery, rising up through the ranks of the arena.

Gangs of New York (2002)

From the tried and tested duo of DiCaprio and Scorsese is the story of Amsterdam Vallon, who returns to the Five Points area of New York City seeking revenge against Bill the Butcher, his father's killer.

Man on Fire (2004)

A story that unfolds in Mexico City about a former CIA agent who seeks vengeance on those who committed an unspeakable act against the family he was hired to protect.

Inglorious Basterds (2009)

A few Jewish soldiers plan to overthrow the Nazi government and put an end to the war, while a woman seeks vengeance for the death of her father at the hands of a German officer. Tarantino strikes again!

Oldboy (2003)

A loutish drunk finds himself imprisoned, and gets the news that his wife was murdered and that he is the prime suspect. With nothing but time, Oh Dae-su spends the next 15 years thinking of revenge. Then, he is mysteriously set free.

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