Revenge movies have been popular and at the forefront since day one and they continue to entertain and have the audience at the edge of their seats. The best revenge movies are suspenseful and packed with plenty of action and drama to really engage the viewer. Here a list of top ten best revenge movies.

- Top 10 best revenge movies of all time:

Memento (2000)

Memento (2000)

The story follows a man, who due to a car accident has a very short term memory, making him unable to retain any memories. His main aim is to look into the murder of his wife and discover who was behind it. The movie takes you on a journey of struggle and deception.

The Revenant (2015)

The Revenant (2015)

The story follows a frontiersman that works for a fur trading business and essentially endeavors to work and survive, however when he is attacked by a bear, his team members think he’s dead and leave him to die, the story then unravels to be one of the best revengemovies of all time.

I Spit on Your Grave (1978)

I Spit on Your Grave (1978)

The essence of the movie is based around a young woman who aspires to be a writer. Along her journey, she encounters a traumatic experience by a group of men and thereon is deemed to manipulate and take revenge on her attackers one by one.

Taken (2008)

Taken (2008)

With a myriad of action, the story is based around a father and daughter, and when the daughter plans to go abroad with her friend, ultimately to get kidnapped, trouble reigns in and her dad quests to save her.

Straw Dogs (1971)

Straw Dogs (1971)

An old but gold movie that is defiantly one of the best revenge movies. It revolves around a young man and his wife that move to England only to be tormented and harassed by a group of dangerous men. There is a lot of suspenseful moments and times where you don’t know what to expect, however the revenge is precise and engaging.

Law Abiding Citizen (2009)

Law Abiding Citizen (2009)

This one is defiantly one of the best revenge movies with excellent acting and an engaging storyline. The story focuses on a man who aims to overrule the justice system and plans revenge on a killer family member as well as others that organized to free his family member.

The Godfather (1972)

The Godfather (1972)

Based on a man known as the Godfather involved in organized crime that eventually unfolds into a violent scenes involving his family. It grips you into the movie and is highly entertaining to watch. Defiantly a movie that is old but gold.

RoboCop (1987) 

RoboCop (1987)

This movie is a classic that revolves around a cop in a dystopic world who aims to return to his position in a cyborg form. As well as being action packed, it is also a revenge movie that Is one of the best in the 80s era.

The Prestige (2006)

The Prestige (2006)

This movie is more slow paced but builds up to a vast string of entertainment and centers around two magicians that fight to produce a legendary illusion as well as making sacrifices to win the game. The characters’ desires to battle leads to acts of revenge.

Mad Max (1980)

Mad Max (1980)

With a ton of action this movie is hands down one of the best revenge movies that is entertaining, focusing in on a policeman who aims to cease a motorcycle group that are dangerous and violent. The story is action packaged and will be sure to engage you.

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