Violence, Anger And Action

How I rated a particular film and a link to the IMDB profile can be found in the full list.


“On the Road Again”: Great Films about Homicidal Road Trips

  1. Badlands
  2. Gone
  3. Gun Crazy
  4. The Hitcher
  5. Mad Max
  6. Monster
  7. Natural Born Killers
  8. The Road Warrior
  9. Thelma and Louise

More than Mayhem: Some Smart Action Films

  1. After…
  2. Alien
  3. Aliens
  4. Apocalypse Now
  5. The Battle of Algiers
  6. The Beast
  7. Bridge on the River Kwai
  8. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
  9. Carlito’s Way
  10. Deliverance
  11. Escape from New York
  12. Excalibur
  13. The Experiment
  14. Flight of the Phoenix (1965)
  15. Fort Apache The Bronx
  16. Full Metal Jacket
  17. Gallipoli
  18. Lawrence of Arabia
  19. Mad Max
  20. The Man Who Would Be King
  21. Master and Commander – The Far Side of the World
  22. Murphy’s War
  23. Outland
  24. Ravenous
  25. Rescue Dawn
  26. The Road Warrior
  27. Rollerball
  28. Romper Stomper
  29. The Seven Samurai
  30. Soylent Green
  31. Southern Comfort
  32. Spartacus
  33. The Stunt Man
  34. The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
  35. Thief
  36. Too Late the Hero
  37. 28 Days Later
  38. Ulzana’s Raid
  39. The Wages of Fear
  40. The Warriors
  41. Who Will Stop the Rain?
  42. The Wild Bunch
  43. Wolfen
  44. Zulu

“Payback’s a Bitch”: Great Films about Revenge

  1. The Brave One
  2. Closure
  3. Dead Man’s Shoes
  4. Death Wish
  5. Dinner Rush
  6. Hard Candy
  7. Get Carter
  8. The Godfather
  9. In the Bedroom
  10. Murphy’s War
  11. Oldboy
  12. Point Blank
  13. The Reckoning (1969)
  14. Revenge
  15. Shotgun Stories
  16. Valdez is Coming
  17. The Virgin Spring
  18. White Mischief

Pass the Soap: Great Films Featuring Bathhouse Violence

  1. Cabaret Balkan
  2. Eastern Promises
  3. The Long Good Friday
  4. Othello (Welles)

“AAAGGGRRRR!”: Great Films with Anger Issues

  1. Affliction
  2. Cabaret Balkin
  3. A Clockwork Orange
  4. Dead Man’s Shoes
  5. Falling Down
  6. Five Easy Pieces
  7. Funny Games
  8. Get Carter
  9. The Great Santini
  10. Hard Candy
  11. Heading South
  12. Heavenly Creatures
  13. In the Bedroom
  14. In the Company of Men
  15. Johnny Got His Gun
  16. Look Back in Anger
  17. Natural Born Killers
  18. Noise
  19. Oldboy
  20. Punishment Park
  21. Paths of Glory
  22. Roger Dodger
  23. Sexy Beast
  24. Short Cuts
  25. Straw Dogs
  26. The Sweet Smell of Success
  27. This Sporting Life
  28. War of the Roses
  29. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?