The Best Revenge Movies of All Time

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30. In the Bedroom (2001)
> IMDb user rating: 7.4 (39,515 reviews)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 81% (20,139 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 93% (139 votes)
> Directed by: Todd Field
> Starring: Tom Wilkinson, Sissy Spacek, Nick Stahl, Marisa Tomei

Based on the Andre Dubus short story “The Killing,” this indie film tells the story of a dysfunctional family as a summer in Maine comes to an end. The title refers to the part of a lobster trap known as the “bedroom,” a small compartment in which captured lobsters begin to turn on one another.

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29. Point Blank (1967)
> IMDb user rating: 7.3 (19,866 reviews)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 84% (7,634 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 92% (38 votes)
> Directed by: John Boorman
> Starring: Lee Marvin, Angie Dickinson, Keenan Wynn, Carroll O’Connor

“Point Blank” is a film adaptation of the 1963 Richard Stark noir novel “The Hunter.” It tells the tale of a man double-crossed in a robbery, shot, and left for dead. Upon recovering from his wounds, he sets out to get his share of the take and kill those who wronged him.

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28. Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
> IMDb user rating: 8.1 (1 million reviews)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 81% (32.6 million votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 85% (238 votes)
> Directed by: Quentin Tarantino
> Starring: Uma Thurman, David Carradine, Daryl Hannah, Michael Madsen

Uma Thurman stars as a woman who survives a massacre and falls into a coma. Upon waking, she sets out on a quest to kill all those involved. Quentin Tarantino wrote and directed the film, which is full of mysterious assassins, ancient martial arts masters, and over-the-top blood and gore.

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27. The Crow (1994)
> IMDb user rating: 7.6 (173,146 reviews)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 90% (377,367 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 83% (59 votes)
> Directed by: Alex Proyas
> Starring: Brandon Lee, Michael Wincott, Rochelle Davis, Ernie Hudson

Based on the comic of the same name, “The Crow” follows Eric Draven (Brandon Lee), a slain. musician who is resurrected to seek revenge on the man murdered him and his fiancé. The film received high praise, but Lee (son of martial arts legend Bruce Lee) was tragically killed in an on-set firearms accident after he had finished filming most of his scenes.

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26. Upgrade (2018)
> IMDb user rating: 7.5 (171,876 reviews)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 87% (6,048 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 88% (193 votes)
> Directed by: Leigh Whannell
> Starring: Logan Marshall-Green, Melanie Vallejo, Steve Danielsen, Abby Craden

“Upgrade” is an Australian cyberpunk action film. Grey Trace (Logan Marshall-Green) and his wife are attacked by four men after their self-driving car crashes. His wife is killed and he is left paralyzed after a bullet to the throat. An inventor friend implants him with a chip that allows him to control his once-paralyzed body, and he sets out to find the men responsible for tearing his life apart.

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