The Big Payback: 15 Movies Out For Revenge

Driven by vengeance.
Blinded with fury.
Only one goal in mind: revenge!

(And this is the good guy.)

Nothing satisfies quite like a slick revenge flick, nothing quite like the tales of people -- family men, children, assassins -- turning to extreme measures when pushed to their limits.

Begin The Big Payback: 15 very bold movies that embody the spirit of fighting back hard.

Comments

Linda B.

Linda Burke

The Count of Monte Cristo?

Jun 24 - 01:17 PM

Dave J

Dave J

That one should've been the first choice!

Jun 24 - 01:38 PM

Kwah

Juan Juan

You should read the book!

Jun 24 - 07:46 PM

Brad H.

Brad Hadfield

Cruel Intentions, really? But not Deathwish, Taken, Man on Fire, V for Vendetta? Just a couple off the top of my head that certainly deserve the slot over Cruel Intentions.

Also, thanks for listing the original Get Carter, not the horrible remake, and Point Blank, not the so-so retitled remake.

Michael Caine > Sylvester Stallone
Lee Marvin > Mel Gibson

Jun 24 - 01:30 PM

Jagooly J.

Jagooly J

CRUEL INTENSIONS IS THE BEST WHAT IS YOUR FREEKING PROBLEM JERKWAD!!!!

Jun 24 - 02:01 PM

Brad H.

Brad Hadfield

Uh, okay spaz. I didn't say Cruel Intentions was bad (I actually enjoyed it), I simply said there were movies more fitting to the topic that didn't make the list.

Jun 24 - 02:12 PM

Dave J

Dave J

What is your f-ckin' problem troll- it's Brad's opinion and he's entitled to it? Didn't your parents give you enough attention at home that you have to come on here, bother strangers? And I must say, that is a funny stupid username "Jagooly J.", is this the reason why you're acting like a prick on here?

Jun 24 - 02:29 PM

Jagooly J.

Jagooly J

So what it is my opinon 2 and Im entitled 2 it 2!!!

Jun 24 - 02:33 PM

Dave J

Dave J

But you didn't have to call him any names- you retard? This is what some people would call "courtesy", something your parents probably never taught you!

Jun 24 - 03:02 PM

Dave J

Dave J

I want to ask you something here, and I'm going to be very civil about this question and it may require you to think- for once in your life? Do you agree with all of these choices, did you see all 15 films and think that this list could've been better, otherwise if you're completely fixed with all of these picks then I'm going to have to assume that your brain is nothing but like a robot!

Jun 24 - 03:25 PM

Zane B

Chum Chum

oh...so thats why people have abortions

Jun 24 - 03:40 PM

Deanno

Dean Nelson

HA!

Jun 26 - 02:54 AM

Matanuki

Matanuki .

Taken is not a revenge story.

Jun 25 - 03:30 PM

Brad H.

Brad Hadfield

Good point...I just remembered him taking out one baddie after another, so it popped in my head as revenge. But, he's really just doing everything he can to save his daughter as opposed to seeking revenge.

Jun 27 - 06:03 AM

Dave J

Dave J

I was going to say "Taken" as well, but in some retropsects it's not really a revenge story but in some instances it is since he did kill the people who were connected to the kidnapping of Neeson's daughter!

Jun 27 - 01:52 PM

Fylito

Kyle Stanten

kick-ass?

Jun 24 - 01:33 PM

Jagooly J.

Jagooly J

If that is a question the ansewr is NO!

Jun 24 - 02:02 PM

Wisenheimer

Joshua Dinsmore

The movie's a little too new if you ask me, but maybe it will earn some prestige. Besides, revenge wasn't even the main focal point of the plot.

Jun 24 - 04:37 PM

Linda B.

Linda Burke

I can see where you're coming from, but it's not really the crux of the film.

Jun 24 - 06:53 PM

King Crunk

King Crunk

Glad they got Oldboy on there, it is the ultimate revenge movie.

Jun 24 - 01:37 PM

David Tanny

David Tanny

Much agreed. Sympathy For Mr. Vengeance and I Saw The Devil are terrific as well. Nobody does revenge films like South Korea.

Jun 24 - 02:02 PM

redrooster0

Charlie Voelker

I went into Oldboy thinking I wouldn't be disturbed... I've never been more wrong in my life lol... btw they left a hell of a lot of good movies off this guide, but I agree with Epaksa.revenge no one does revenge like South Korea

Jun 24 - 02:49 PM

Dave J

Dave J

"Lady Vengeance" or "Sympathy For Lady Vengeance" third of the "revenge" trilogy is a better revenge film than "Oldboy" in my personal opinion!

Jun 24 - 03:54 PM

King Crunk

King Crunk

I wanted a shower after watching Oldboy; no other film has ever had that effect on me, so it takes the cake for me.

Jun 24 - 06:51 PM

David Tanny

David Tanny

I actually thought that was the weakest of the trilogy. Didn't pack enough punch like Sympathy For Mr.Vengeance or OldBoy. It was still good though, but my least favorite.

Jun 27 - 01:57 PM

Dave J

Dave J

That one should've been the first choice!

Jun 24 - 01:38 PM

Dave J

Dave J

Also be good candidates, "Once Upon A Time In A West", "Deliverence", "Nevada Smith", "Carrie", "Cape Fear", "Inglorious Basterds","Edge of Darkness","Death Wish", "Virgin Spring" inspiring Wes Craven's "Last House On The Left", "Commandoe", "Prom Night", "Friday The 13th", and Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan!

Jun 24 - 01:39 PM

Dave J

Dave J

"The Outlaw of Josey Wales", "The Unforgiven", "Sudden Impact", "V for Vendetta", "Death And The Maiden", "Law Abiding Citizen", "Ride Lonesome", "Scaramouche", "A Better Tomorrow II"

Jun 24 - 01:53 PM

Jagooly J.

Jagooly J

My name is Dave and I just googled revenge movies so I could b cool and list all the ones that come up and spoil it for any1 else who wants 2 actuly think of some and list them that way but no I spoil it by just looking them up online.

Jun 24 - 02:00 PM

Dave J

Dave J

I've seen all of these you retard- you fuckin troll!

Jun 24 - 02:08 PM

Dave J

Dave J

And you should really get a life "Jagooly J.", first you troll username "The Watcher" on one page- now me! What happened did your parents finally told you that you're adopted- did your parents drop you on your head upon giving birth to you?

Jun 24 - 02:18 PM

Jagooly J.

Jagooly J

Oh becuz I say u googled those movies make me a troll thats just stupid!!! y is every1 a troll just becuz they dont agree or make fun of u!!! oh and u insults are really mature 2!!! oh and thx for following my every move on here glad u noticed!!!

Jun 24 - 02:25 PM

Dave J

Dave J

You know my filmography is quite large, right - perhaps even larger than yours. And I know how you must've feel, feeling very intimated whenever someone were to see more films than you! So, if you don't know what I mean when I said that all of these films are the ones I saw, is that I "don't" necessarily have to google them- do I! And you know what "troll" means right- a f-ckin pill that comes on here for the purpose of 'humiliation on a persons unknown' instead providing an intelligent comment on the article! You're a prime example of a "troll", the question is, do you still want me to explain it you!

Jun 24 - 03:13 PM

Gordon Franklin Terry Sr

Gordon Terry

Jagooly's a MEAN BASTARD!!! and shouldn't discourage others. I'll PM him and tell Jagooly he's a MEAN BASTARD!!!

Jun 24 - 05:31 PM

Deanno

Dean Nelson

Douche

Jun 26 - 02:56 AM

Matanuki

Matanuki .

What great irony in the Jagooly guy questioning someone's maturity level. Word to the wise. What makes you a troll is jumping down peoples' throats with no prompt, no precedent, and no reason. But it's the content of your posts that make you a runner up for RT's new village idiot.

Jun 26 - 01:59 PM

algreen99

AL Green

I am wondering why anyone is calling Jagooly a troll but keep responding to him. Its very telling.

Jun 26 - 02:38 PM

Matanuki

Matanuki .

Oh don't you fucking start, Al. ;-)

Jun 26 - 03:35 PM

Dave J

Dave J

"True Grit", "Let The Right One In", "Fury", "Fracture", "In The Bedroom", "Last Train From Gun Hill", "Foxy Brown", "Shaft", "The Wild Bunch", "Enter The Dragon", "Akira"

Jun 24 - 02:12 PM

Gordon Franklin Terry Sr

Gordon Terry

AWESOME CHOICES DAVE!!!!

Jun 24 - 05:24 PM

Kane Starkiller

Kane Starkiller

Amen to Wrath of Khan.

Jun 24 - 02:51 PM

Kwah

Juan Juan

ROLLING THUNDER, for the love of Allah!

Jun 24 - 07:48 PM

Lux Obscura

jonathan brazeau

good one man. yeah i'd add Harakiri to that list too. once upon a time in the west, the virgin spring really great films.

Jul 3 - 04:02 PM

Dave J

Dave J

"The Outlaw of Josey Wales", "The Unforgiven", "Sudden Impact", "V for Vendetta", "Death And The Maiden", "Law Abiding Citizen", "Ride Lonesome", "Scaramouche", "A Better Tomorrow II"

Jun 24 - 01:53 PM

Jagooly J.

Jagooly J

My name is Dave and I just googled revenge movies so I could b cool and list all the ones that come up and spoil it for any1 else who wants 2 actuly think of some and list them that way but no I spoil it by just looking them up online.

Jun 24 - 02:00 PM

Dave J

Dave J

I've seen all of these you retard- you fuckin troll!

Jun 24 - 02:08 PM

Dave J

Dave J

And you should really get a life "Jagooly J.", first you troll username "The Watcher" on one page- now me! What happened did your parents finally told you that you're adopted- did your parents drop you on your head upon giving birth to you?

Jun 24 - 02:18 PM

Jagooly J.

Jagooly J

Oh becuz I say u googled those movies make me a troll thats just stupid!!! y is every1 a troll just becuz they dont agree or make fun of u!!! oh and u insults are really mature 2!!! oh and thx for following my every move on here glad u noticed!!!

Jun 24 - 02:25 PM

Dave J

Dave J

You know my filmography is quite large, right - perhaps even larger than yours. And I know how you must've feel, feeling very intimated whenever someone were to see more films than you! So, if you don't know what I mean when I said that all of these films are the ones I saw, is that I "don't" necessarily have to google them- do I! And you know what "troll" means right- a f-ckin pill that comes on here for the purpose of 'humiliation on a persons unknown' instead providing an intelligent comment on the article! You're a prime example of a "troll", the question is, do you still want me to explain it you!

Jun 24 - 03:13 PM

Gordon Franklin Terry Sr

Gordon Terry

Jagooly's a MEAN BASTARD!!! and shouldn't discourage others. I'll PM him and tell Jagooly he's a MEAN BASTARD!!!

Jun 24 - 05:31 PM

Deanno

Dean Nelson

Douche

Jun 26 - 02:56 AM

Matanuki

Matanuki .

What great irony in the Jagooly guy questioning someone's maturity level. Word to the wise. What makes you a troll is jumping down peoples' throats with no prompt, no precedent, and no reason. But it's the content of your posts that make you a runner up for RT's new village idiot.

Jun 26 - 01:59 PM

algreen99

AL Green

I am wondering why anyone is calling Jagooly a troll but keep responding to him. Its very telling.

Jun 26 - 02:38 PM

Matanuki

Matanuki .

Oh don't you fucking start, Al. ;-)

Jun 26 - 03:35 PM

Dave J

Dave J

"True Grit", "Let The Right One In", "Fury", "Fracture", "In The Bedroom", "Last Train From Gun Hill", "Foxy Brown", "Shaft", "The Wild Bunch", "Enter The Dragon", "Akira"

Jun 24 - 02:12 PM

Gordon Franklin Terry Sr

Gordon Terry

AWESOME CHOICES DAVE!!!!

Jun 24 - 05:24 PM

Jagooly J.

Jagooly J

My name is Dave and I just googled revenge movies so I could b cool and list all the ones that come up and spoil it for any1 else who wants 2 actuly think of some and list them that way but no I spoil it by just looking them up online.

Jun 24 - 02:00 PM

Dave J

Dave J

I've seen all of these you retard- you fuckin troll!

Jun 24 - 02:08 PM

Dave J

Dave J

And you should really get a life "Jagooly J.", first you troll username "The Watcher" on one page- now me! What happened did your parents finally told you that you're adopted- did your parents drop you on your head upon giving birth to you?

Jun 24 - 02:18 PM

Jagooly J.

Jagooly J

Oh becuz I say u googled those movies make me a troll thats just stupid!!! y is every1 a troll just becuz they dont agree or make fun of u!!! oh and u insults are really mature 2!!! oh and thx for following my every move on here glad u noticed!!!

Jun 24 - 02:25 PM

Dave J

Dave J

You know my filmography is quite large, right - perhaps even larger than yours. And I know how you must've feel, feeling very intimated whenever someone were to see more films than you! So, if you don't know what I mean when I said that all of these films are the ones I saw, is that I "don't" necessarily have to google them- do I! And you know what "troll" means right- a f-ckin pill that comes on here for the purpose of 'humiliation on a persons unknown' instead providing an intelligent comment on the article! You're a prime example of a "troll", the question is, do you still want me to explain it you!

Jun 24 - 03:13 PM

Gordon Franklin Terry Sr

Gordon Terry

Jagooly's a MEAN BASTARD!!! and shouldn't discourage others. I'll PM him and tell Jagooly he's a MEAN BASTARD!!!

Jun 24 - 05:31 PM

Deanno

Dean Nelson

Douche

Jun 26 - 02:56 AM

Matanuki

Matanuki .

What great irony in the Jagooly guy questioning someone's maturity level. Word to the wise. What makes you a troll is jumping down peoples' throats with no prompt, no precedent, and no reason. But it's the content of your posts that make you a runner up for RT's new village idiot.

Jun 26 - 01:59 PM

algreen99

AL Green

I am wondering why anyone is calling Jagooly a troll but keep responding to him. Its very telling.

Jun 26 - 02:38 PM

Matanuki

Matanuki .

Oh don't you fucking start, Al. ;-)

Jun 26 - 03:35 PM

Jagooly J.

Jagooly J

CRUEL INTENSIONS IS THE BEST WHAT IS YOUR FREEKING PROBLEM JERKWAD!!!!

Jun 24 - 02:01 PM

Brad H.

Brad Hadfield

Uh, okay spaz. I didn't say Cruel Intentions was bad (I actually enjoyed it), I simply said there were movies more fitting to the topic that didn't make the list.

Jun 24 - 02:12 PM

Dave J

Dave J

What is your f-ckin' problem troll- it's Brad's opinion and he's entitled to it? Didn't your parents give you enough attention at home that you have to come on here, bother strangers? And I must say, that is a funny stupid username "Jagooly J.", is this the reason why you're acting like a prick on here?

Jun 24 - 02:29 PM

Jagooly J.

Jagooly J

So what it is my opinon 2 and Im entitled 2 it 2!!!

Jun 24 - 02:33 PM

Dave J

Dave J

But you didn't have to call him any names- you retard? This is what some people would call "courtesy", something your parents probably never taught you!

Jun 24 - 03:02 PM

Dave J

Dave J

I want to ask you something here, and I'm going to be very civil about this question and it may require you to think- for once in your life? Do you agree with all of these choices, did you see all 15 films and think that this list could've been better, otherwise if you're completely fixed with all of these picks then I'm going to have to assume that your brain is nothing but like a robot!

Jun 24 - 03:25 PM

Zane B

Chum Chum

oh...so thats why people have abortions

Jun 24 - 03:40 PM

Deanno

Dean Nelson

HA!

Jun 26 - 02:54 AM

Jagooly J.

Jagooly J

If that is a question the ansewr is NO!

Jun 24 - 02:02 PM

David Tanny

David Tanny

Much agreed. Sympathy For Mr. Vengeance and I Saw The Devil are terrific as well. Nobody does revenge films like South Korea.

Jun 24 - 02:02 PM

redrooster0

Charlie Voelker

I went into Oldboy thinking I wouldn't be disturbed... I've never been more wrong in my life lol... btw they left a hell of a lot of good movies off this guide, but I agree with Epaksa.revenge no one does revenge like South Korea

Jun 24 - 02:49 PM

David Tanny

David Tanny

How about Sweeney Todd?

Jun 24 - 02:04 PM

Dave J

Dave J

I've seen all of these you retard- you fuckin troll!

Jun 24 - 02:08 PM

Brad H.

Brad Hadfield

Uh, okay spaz. I didn't say Cruel Intentions was bad (I actually enjoyed it), I simply said there were movies more fitting to the topic that didn't make the list.

Jun 24 - 02:12 PM

Dave J

Dave J

"True Grit", "Let The Right One In", "Fury", "Fracture", "In The Bedroom", "Last Train From Gun Hill", "Foxy Brown", "Shaft", "The Wild Bunch", "Enter The Dragon", "Akira"

Jun 24 - 02:12 PM

Dave J

Dave J

And you should really get a life "Jagooly J.", first you troll username "The Watcher" on one page- now me! What happened did your parents finally told you that you're adopted- did your parents drop you on your head upon giving birth to you?

Jun 24 - 02:18 PM

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