Guns, blades, punches and blood: Bloody and gory action moviesby Viva_Chiba | created - 30 Dec 2010 | updated - 23 Aug 2013 | Public
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1. Ninja Assassin (2009)
R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy
A young ninja turns his back on the orphanage that raised him, leading to a confrontation with a fellow ninja from the clan.
Votes: 61,451 | Gross: $38.11M
Goriest non-horror film ever made, we get decapitations, arm severings, people getting teared apart and more, but unfortunately there is CGI too.....
2. Enter the Ninja (1981)
R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Drama
After just completing his training at a ninja school, an army vet travels to the Phillippines and finds himself battling a land grabber who wants his war-buddy's property. He must also ... See full summary »
One of the greatest Ninja movies of the 80's. The violence includes lots of bloody slashings and more !
3. Revenge of the Ninja (1983)
R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama
After his family is killed in Japan by ninjas, Cho and his son Kane come to America to start a new life. He opens a doll shop but is unwittingly importing heroin in the dolls. When he finds... See full summary »
Votes: 3,514 | Gross: $10.33M
Cool ninja flick, sequel to Enter the Ninja Not full of graphic violence: just some graphic wounds, blood spraying and a hand chopping, but it's definetly worth to watch.
4. The Ninja Mission (1984)
R | 93 min | Action, Drama
Swedish scientist named Karl Markov is taken hostage by the KGB. After his daughter Nadia is also kidnapped and brought deep into the heart of Russia, a group of highly trained ninjas, led ... See full summary »
This "ninja" movie from Sweden has many gory moments such as: blade stabbings and bloody bullet impacts. One of the action sequences contains many gory head and body explosions. The movie is pretty cool, it was not campy and trashy as i thought, it's watchable and enjoyable.
5. Ninja (2009)
R | 86 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A westerner named Casey, studying Ninjutsu in Japan, is asked by the Sensei to return to New York to protect the legendary Yoroi Bitsu, an armored chest that contains the weapons of the last Koga Ninja.
(obviously) made for cash-in in the upcoming "Ninja Assassin".
The fights are fast and well coreographed, there are not a lot of "ninjas", but there is a lot of bloody violence: bloody sword slashing and severings.
6. Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky (1991)
R | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller
A young man with superhuman strength is incarcerated at a prison run by corrupt officials and seeks to use his martial arts to clean up the system.
Goriest martial arts movie ever made, well there are no really "spectacular" moves or fancy coreographies, but it has many gory moments involving lots of blood and guts: a Head explosion, a fat man gets his belly ripped by a punch and more....
7. Rambo (2008)
R | 92 min | Action, Thriller, War
In Thailand, John Rambo joins a group of mercenaries to venture into war-torn Burma, and rescue a group of Christian aid workers who were kidnapped by the ruthless local infantry unit.
Votes: 191,422 | Gross: $42.75M
Rambo is back, (against my expectations) brutal than ever !
8. The Expendables (2010)
R | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A CIA operative hires a team of mercenaries to eliminate a Latin dictator and a renegade CIA agent.
Votes: 291,008 | Gross: $103.07M
The action revival has some gory and violent moments too, but "less" brutal compared to Rambo, the fourth one.
9. Versus (II) (2000)
R | 119 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
There are 666 portals that connect this world to the other side. These are concealed from all human beings. Somewhere in Japan exists the 444th portal.... The forest of resurrection.
Cool mix of action and horror, it's so cool that the word "cool" doesn't make justice to it. There is (almost) constant blood and gore.
10. Shogun Assassin (1980)
R | 85 min | Action, Adventure
When the wife of the Shogun's Decapitator is murdered and he is ordered to commit suicide by the paranoid Shogun, he and his four-year-old son escape and become assassins for hire, embarking on a journey of blood and violent death.
American "adaptation" of the lone wolf and cub saga. You will be treated with loads of bloody sword slashings
11. Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
R | 111 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
The Bride wakens from a four-year coma. The child she carried in her womb is gone. Now she must wreak vengeance on the team of assassins who betrayed her - a team she was once part of.
Votes: 818,453 | Gross: $70.10M
Quentin Tarantino gives us a movie filled with loads of bloody slashings. Watch the extended and uncut Japanese version, i still can't believe that nobody realeased a regular "uncut" version.
12. RoboCop (1987)
R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
In a dystopic and crime-ridden Detroit, a terminally wounded cop returns to the force as a powerful cyborg haunted by submerged memories.
Votes: 198,695 | Gross: $53.42M
A masterpiece of violence, at the time, it disgusted the MPAA so much that they gave the movie an X-Rating, thank godness that the uncut version is avaliable !
13. RoboCop 2 (1990)
R | 117 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Cyborg law enforcer RoboCop returns to protect the citizens of old Detroit but faces a deadly challenge when a rogue OCP member secretly creates a new, evil RoboCop 2.
Votes: 69,615 | Gross: $45.68M
Underrated. Robocop 2 is still violent and bloody, but "less" brutal compared to the first movie. Robocop 2 also features some of the best Stop-motion animations ever made.
14. Universal Soldier (1992)
R | 102 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Private Luc Deveraux and his sadistic sergeant, Andrew Scott, got killed in Vietnam. The army uses their bodies for a secret project - reanimating dead soldiers as deadly obedient cyborgs. However, their memories come back too.
Votes: 73,308 | Gross: $36.30M
I was surprised to see how violent it is (considering that it's a hollywood action movie made in the 90's, probably the era when the MPAA was too politically correct).
15. Universal Soldier: Regeneration (2009)
R | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
With stolen top-secret technology, terrorists have created a next-generation Universal Soldier - an elite fighter genetically altered into a programmable killing machine. With this "UniSol"... See full summary »
Time for a rematch, this time more violent and bloody.
16. The Killing Machine (I) (2010)
R | 88 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A Soviet-trained assassin is determined to escape his double life as a hitman and as a husband-father.
Dolph Lundgren hits the spot directing this awesome action movie. Give a big budget to Lundgren and he will make Citizen Kane !
17. Direct Contact (2009)
R | 90 min | Action, Thriller
An American prisoner in a Russian jail is given a chance at freedom if he can rescue a kidnapped American woman.
Not for everybody, just mindless fun. Almost every bullet impact is bloody.
18. Contraband (1980)
Unrated | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Cigarette smugglers in Naples run into problems with cocaine operations being set up by a rival smuggler. Full of violence, including a women's face being burned off with a blow torch and a... See full summary »
Violent and gory, good action/crime thriller by Lucio Fulci. It contains many brutal gun blasting scenes, with nice and gory special effects.
19. Hitman (I) (2007)
R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A gun-for-hire known only as Agent 47 hired by a group known only as 'The Organization' is ensnared in a political conspiracy, which finds him pursued by both Interpol and the Russian military as he treks across Russia and Eastern Europe.
Votes: 147,713 | Gross: $39.69M
The surprisingly good "videogame-to-movie" adaptation avoided beign PG-13, giving us lots of blood splattering. Thank's Xavier Gens.
20. Hard Boiled (1992)
R | 128 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A tough-as-nails cop teams up with an undercover agent to shut down a sinister mobster and his crew.
My favorite movie of all time. Lots of well coreographed action, lots of blood and exit wounds.
21. Hard Target (1993)
R | 97 min | Action, Thriller
A woman hires a drifter as her guide through New Orleans in search of her father, who has gone missing. They discover a deadly game of cat and mouse behind his disappearance in the process.
Votes: 37,866 | Gross: $32.59M
The first movie of John Woo made in America. The MPAA was in it's "ULTRA PC ERA", where they slapped NC-17 at every movie that contained blood spraying, this would get a regular R-Rating today. The movie is not full of blood, but the last scene has some decent bloody gun blasting (at least in the uncut "international" version). This is the only american John Woo movie that i found decent and it's one of the best JCVD movies.
22. Full Contact (1992)
R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Two disreputable friends get tied in with a group of criminals who turn out to be excessively violent and deceptive.
A good Hong Kong actioner from Ringo Lam. The action sequences are short, but most of them contain a good deal of hard hitting and bloody violence.
23. Shootfighter: Fight to the Death (1993)
R | 100 min | Action
Nick and Ruben are hoodwinked into a "shootfighter" (no-holds-barred, to the death) martial arts match by the evil Mr. Lee, who has a grudge against world shootfighter champ(and teacher of ... See full summary »
Be sure to watch the Unrated and Uncut version, if you want to get some brutal and gory "finishing hits" (in a Mortal Kombat way).
24. American Samurai (1992)
R | 94 min | Action
An American reporter teams up with a martial arts expert, whose half-brother is a "yakuza"--Japanese mafia--drug dealer to battle swordsmen from around the world n a Turkish arena.
It's like Bloodsport....with blades....and a touch of gore.
25. Punisher: War Zone (2008)
R | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Frank Castle, the ex-military man whose family was killed by criminals, who became a vigilante known as the Punisher, goes after a whole mob family and gets everyone except enforcer Billy ... See full summary »
Votes: 53,345 | Gross: $7.95M
Good comic book adaptation, with a good deal of graphic violence and blood splattering.
26. District 9 (2009)
R | 112 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
An extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth suddenly finds a kindred spirit in a government agent who is exposed to their biotechnology.
Votes: 571,620 | Gross: $115.65M
Beside beign the best movie of 2009, District 9 also has his own violent and bloody moments (also, i didn't expected the movie to be that violent). The final confrontation is the most exciting and violent scene of the movie, involving body explosions, arm severings and a graphic head explosion.
27. The Wild Bunch (1969)
R | 135 min | Action, Adventure, Western
An aging group of outlaws look for one last big score as the "traditional" American West is disappearing around them.
The action-western classic by Sam Peckipah caused problems with the MPAA, because of it's violent and bloody scenes.
The final shootout is just awesome, lots of blood and gunfire.
28. The Mechanic (2011)
R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Follows an elite hit man as he teaches his trade to an apprentice who has a connection to one of his previous victims.
Votes: 132,851 | Gross: $29.12M
Pretty good remake of the Charles Bronson movie. The movie contains many bloody bullet impacts and some violent fights.
29. Out for Justice (1991)
R | 91 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The gruesome murder of a Brooklyn Detective will turn the case into a personal vendetta when the deceased's best friend and fellow officer will unleash an all-out attack against a psychotic Mafia enforcer's brutal gang.
Votes: 18,345 | Gross: $39.67M
Seagal kicks ass in one of his best movies.
The movie has many violent fights (with bone-breaking awesomeness), gunshot wounds and more !
Looks like that Out for Justice got cut for avoid an NC-17 rating, but i don't know what version i saw, it looked violent for an action movie made in the 90's
30. Driven to Kill (2009 Video)
R | 98 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
An ex-Russian mobster who is now a crime novelist must confront his past when his family is targeted by violence.
Pretty good DTV Seagal flick, not bad like people says.
Some reviews claims that this is the bloodiest Seagal flick, i can't agree or disagree, but i think that it's a pretty good movie NOT just for the bloody violence.
31. The Keeper (I) (2009)
R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Roland Sallinger is an LA cop who after nearly being killed by his greedy partner, and eventually being forced to retire for medical reasons, flees to San Antonio, Texas, after being asked ... See full summary »
Another Seagal DTV flick, not terrible as expected.
There's lot of blood throughout the film.
32. Urban Justice (2007 Video)
R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Seagal plays a man with a dark and violent past, who seeks revenge for the murder of his son.
One of the best Seagal DTV flicks, the fights are cool and it has many bloody gun blasting.
33. The Professional: Golgo 13 (1983)
Not Rated | 91 min | Animation, Action, Crime
After killing the son of a powerful oil tycoon, an assassin-for-hire becomes the target of American soldiers and superhuman killers.
Violent Action-anime, with many bloody bullet impacts, hand severings and some good T&A !
34. Chuen jik sat sau (2001)
R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Two very different hitmen find themselves to be in each other's way. They use all their skill to solve the problem.
Votes: 5,876 | Gross: $0.01M
Good hitman movie, good direction of Johnnie To. It contains many bloody bullet impacts and a few stabbings.
35. Drive Angry (2011)
R | 104 min | Action, Fantasy, Thriller
A vengeful father escapes from hell and chases after the men who killed his daughter and kidnapped his granddaughter.
Votes: 86,034 | Gross: $10.71M
Cool "car" movie. It contains many bloody bullet impacts, blade stabbings and people getting by ran over by cars.
36. The Street Fighter (1974)
X | 91 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Tough karate master Terry Tsurugi takes it upon himself to protect a late businessman's daughter from the Yakuza.
Looks like that this is the first movie to get an X Rating for violence from the MPAA.
Well, don't expect non-stop gore, but the movie has many violent fights, bloody stabbings, a throat getting destroyed with a hand (if you have seen Rambo, the fourth one, you know what i am talking about !) and introducing the infamous X-Ray punch, there is more stuff that i don't want to spoil to you.
Oh yeah, Sonny Chiba is there for make the movie totally awesome !
37. Machete (2010)
R | 105 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
After being set-up and betrayed by the man who hired him to assassinate a Texas Senator, an ex-Federale launches a brutal rampage of revenge against his former boss.
Votes: 174,529 | Gross: $26.59M
The fake trailer of Machete on Planet Terror was just too good to be a "fake" trailer.
Machete is awesome and of course, it's violent: decapitations, stabbings, mutilations, bloody shootings and more !
38. Sin City (2005)
R | 124 min | Crime, Thriller
A film that explores the dark and miserable town, Basin City, and tells the story of three different people, all caught up in violent corruption.
Votes: 693,100 | Gross: $74.10M
One of the best comic book movies ever made.
The violence is stylized, it gives you the "comic book" feel that these adaptations fail to do.
39. Shoot 'Em Up (2007)
R | 86 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A man named Mr. Smith delivers a woman's baby during a shootout, and is then called upon to protect the newborn from the army of gunmen.
Votes: 135,561 | Gross: $12.81M
Just look at the title and you know what to expect: lots of bloody shootings !
This is one of the best action movies of the 00's, it's just awesome and underrated.
40. Wanted (2008)
R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy
A frustrated office worker learns that he is the son of a professional assassin and that he shares his father's superhuman killing abilities.
Votes: 320,630 | Gross: $134.51M
Timur Bekmambetov's first american film, i thought that his american debut would suck, but Wanted is a pretty good R-Rated blockbuster movie, with his good ammount of bloody violence.
41. Hard Justice (1995 Video)
R | 88 min | Action
When A.T.F. agent Nick Adams (David Bradley) goes undercover in a prison to unravel the mystery of a fellow agents death there. Warden Pike (Charles Napier) and his pet goons are involved ... See full summary »
Great action movie with David Bradley.
The film opens with an awesome action sequence that will remind you of Hard Boiled, unfortunately, the violence is pretty PG-13'ish in that scene. Hard Justice has some pretty damn good fight scenes. The last portion of the movie has some bloody spraying and a spectacular final action scene.
42. Jing tian shi er xiao shi (1990)
90 min | Action, Comedy
The Red Army will stop at nothing to assassinate the Daka Lama during his visit to Singapore on Nation Day. En route, he meets Ling May, a young woman who shares his horoscope; he tells her... See full summary »
An action movie from Wong Jing.
The action scene are pretty good (filled with lots bloody gunshot wounds) and there is some half-decent comedy.
43. Gladiator (2000)
R | 155 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When a Roman General is betrayed, and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge.
Votes: 1,095,269 | Gross: $187.71M
Most of the battles have a good deal of bloody violence: bloody mutilations and stabbings.
44. Apocalypto (2006)
R | 139 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
As the Mayan kingdom faces its decline, a young man is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression.
Votes: 254,750 | Gross: $50.87M
Awesome historical action-adventure, it has a lot of bloody and intense violence, definetly not for the weak stomach.
45. War Dog (1987)
95 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Charles Stewart (Earle) is a Vietnam vet who wants answers about his brother Rick's death. He teams up with Dean Daniels (Ernblad), a reporter interested in missing Vietnam soldiers. It ... See full summary »
Cool action flick, that it will remind you of Universal Soldier (and this movie was realeased BEFORE Universal Soldier).
There is a great amount of blood.
46. Desperado (1995)
R | 104 min | Action, Thriller
A gunslinger is embroiled in a war with a local drug runner.
Votes: 149,443 | Gross: $25.63M
Awesome sequel of El Mariachi, with spectacular action (that sometimes will remind you of a John Woo movie).
The violence includes many bloody shootings, unfortunately it looks like that some other violent footage got cut for avoid an NC-17 rating, i am afraid to say that we will never see the missing footage.
47. Ma Yong Zhen (1997)
R | 97 min | Action, Drama
Corey Yuen's remake of Chang Cheh's Boxer From Shantung sees Taiwanese Japanese heart-throb Takeshi Kaneshiro as Ma Wing-jing, a worker from Shantung who rises to the top of the Shanghai triad ladder.
Awesome martial arts movie, directed by Corey Yuen, the greatest coreographer from Hong Kong !
The violence includes: Blood spraying, bloody shootings and more. NOTE: The Hong Kong version is based on the version screened in Mainland China, it misses many gore scenes, the international version IS uncut.
48. A Better Tomorrow (1986)
Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A reforming ex-gangster tries to reconcile with his estranged policeman brother, but the ties to his former gang are difficult to break.
A classic in the Heroic bloodhsed genre, this is the movie that made John Woo famous and cleaned the reputation of Chow Yun-fat (he was known as "box office poisoners, because most of his theatrical films flopped), the action is hard hitting and violent, with lots of bloody shootings throughout the film.
49. A Better Tomorrow II (1987)
Not Rated | 105 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A restauranteur teams up with a police officer and his ex-con brother to avenge the death of a friend's daughter.
The search for a better tomorrow continues, in this excellent sequel. A Better Tomorrow II has more action and the violence is bloodier.
50. Men of War (1994)
R | 102 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A former Special Ops soldier leads a group of mercenaries to an island in the South China Sea: their mission is obtain the rights to the unusual treasure that the island beholds.
Great mercenary movie, it's like a kick-ass version of Avatar !
There is a fair amount of blood, remember that the R-rated version misses some violence, get the uncut version for some extra gore.
51. Silent Trigger (1996)
R | 93 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Waxman is a former Special Forces soldier who is now working as a heavily armed assassin for a top secret government agency. When a covert mission goes terribly wrong, Waxman and fellow assassin Clegg become that agency's prime targets.
Not the mindless flick that i expected, pretty good, it has a good amount of blood, with lots of bloody bullet impacts.
52. Bullets, Blood & a Fistful of Ca$h (2006)
R | 115 min | Action, Crime
A hard boiled tale of bloody revenge that interweaves the stories of nine criminals. Hector Gonzales, a ruthless kingpin who has risen through the ranks over the last ten years and now ... See full summary »
Awesome and badass indie flick, it has a good ammount of blood and awesomeness for keep you entertained.
53. Dak ging to lung (1988)
TV-MA | 92 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A team of cops get brutally exposed to violence after raiding a drug operation and discovering a link between few members of the police force and an American crime syndicate dealing with drug trafficking.
Great action movie from the hands of Woo-ping Yuen (well known for beign coreographer of the Matrix movies).
The movie opens with a shootout scene, with lots of gory wounds and blood, the rest of the movie has many violent and brutal fights.
54. L.A. Streetfighters (1985)
R | 85 min | Action, Drama
A Korean immigrant in L.A. encounters difficulties when he refuses to join the all-Korean gang in his highschool.
Awesome and cheesy martial arts feature, with the awesome Phillip Rhee and Jun Chong.
The movie is not a big gorefest, but there are 3 gory moments of violence (gruesome arm breakings and gory stabbings).
55. Blackbelt (1992)
R | 85 min | Action
Ex-cop protects a singer from a psycho serial killer.
Not the best movie from the Don "The Dragon" Wilson filmography, but still it has lots of fun.
Throughout the movie there are a lots of bloody beatings, a bloody shootout and more.
56. Ying xiong wu lei (1986)
82 min | Action, Drama, War
The Thai government hires a group of Chinese mercenaries to capture a powerful drug lord from the Golden Triangle. The mercenaries manage to capture the drug lord, but soon find themselves ... See full summary »
A underrated classic from John Woo, Woo considers this movie as his "first true film".
The movie has many bloody and gory moments.
57. Seng fat dak ging (1988)
98 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Inspector Waipong Wong has to put his life and resignation from the Hong Kong police department on hold to investigate his former partner's mysterious murder. What he and his crack team of ... See full summary »
A great action thriller, made in Hong Kong.
Throughout the movie there is a lot of brutal gory violence, mostly bloody shootings.
58. Hak hap (1996)
R | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A survivor of a supersoldier project must fight his former comrades as a masked hero.
Votes: 9,800 | Gross: $12.49M
Besides from the spectacular martial arts action, this Jet Li movie contains many bloody and gory bits (some of them got cut in the original Hong Kong realease).
59. Tao se zhui qi sha (1994)
R | 89 min | Action
Chu Chi Kit returns to HK from Taiwan after many years in hiding, and immediately resumes his relationship with old flame May and rejoins his old friend Cramp in a drug operation. But times... See full summary »
Lots of blood will be offered in this Hong Kong triad film.
60. Total Recall (1990)
R | 113 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
When a man goes for virtual vacation memories of the planet Mars, an unexpected and harrowing series of events forces him to go to the planet for real - or does he?
Votes: 259,950 | Gross: $119.39M
An R-Rated classic, starring one of the most notorious action heroes of all time.
Unfortunately, some violence has been CUT to avoid an X-Rating, the original uncut version never saw the light of day.
61. Starship Troopers (1997)
R | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Humans in a fascistic, militaristic future do battle with giant alien bugs in a fight for survival.
Votes: 237,272 | Gross: $54.81M
Another R-Rated classic, from the director of Total Recall and Robocop.
Lots of gory violence and imagery are served in this film.
62. Chung fung dui liu feng gaai tau (1996)
91 min | Action, Crime
After assaulting his tactical commander during a raid gone sour, a dedicated but temperamental cop Sergeant Bill Chu is demoted to the Emergency Unit, long considered to be the police force's dumping ground for problem cops.
Cool action flick from Hong Kong, there are several moments of bloody violence throughout the film.
63. The Assassin (1993)
78 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
A poor farmer who loves a woman he is forbidden to associate with becomes a hardened mercenary, and is hired by a local warlord as a professional assassin. Years later, he runs into his old... See full summary »
“ Probably this is the goriest Wu-xia film ever made, the film has lots of blood and gore (bloody slashings, graphic mutilations and more).
64. Xian sha lu (1990)
An action movie made in mainland China, not Hong Kong, directed by the legendary Cheh Chang.
The action scenes are actually good, the action includes shootouts and martial arts fights, as for the violence, we get lots of gory squibs, bloody fights and a gory torture scene.
65. Chin Long Chuen Suet (1997)
94 min | Action, Drama
Fung Hin-Man (Donnie Yen) is a legendary warrior who lives now elderly, along with a friend, their memories and their remorse. When a young man comes to him, Fung tells him the story of ... See full summary »
Tons of bloody violence is offered in this Donnie Yen film.
66. Jian dong xiao xiong (1985)
95 min | Action, Thriller
On it's original realease, this movie suffered cuts from the censors and thankfully we can finally enjoy the original and uncut version.
This film has plenty of fights and bloody violence, but the film manages to get really violent in the final sequence, which it deserves to be seen.
67. Triad Wars (2008)
R | 117 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In the mist of a violent gang war, a series of unfortunate events threatens the fate of a powerful triad leader and his empire.
A triad actioneer starring Sammo Hung, Simon Yam and...Danny Lee!
There's plenty of bloody violence throughout the film (some highlights includes: gory mutilations and bloody shootouts), some of the gore is digital, but it's not cheesy as it looks like, also, the fights are brutal and well coreographed.
68. Xian ren zhang (1994)
96 min | Action, Crime
The unofficcial remake of El Mariachi, they are almost the exact same film, but this film has better action scenes and it's much more violent than the original (with plenty of blood).
Also, Chow Yun-fat is NOT in this film
69. Zi dan chu zu (1990)
95 min | Action, Comedy
Two hitmen, both good friends who work for the Triad, get a new partner, a nervous young rookie who starts off badly by blowing an assignment, but soon becomes proficient at his bloody work... See full summary »
Fun, entertaining, violent and action packed Hitman flick starring Simon Yam.
There's plenty of bloody and brutal violence throughout the film.
70. The Expendables 2 (2012)
R | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Mr. Church reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck, but when one of their men is murdered on the job, their quest for revenge puts them deep in enemy territory and up against an unexpected threat.
Votes: 263,576 | Gross: $85.02M
This excellent sequel comes packed with more (and better) action, power, thrill, stars and blood! The film is actually bloodier than the first movie (and plus, it doesn't feature that bad CGI gore).
71. Dredd (2012)
R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
In a violent, futuristic city where the police have the authority to act as judge, jury and executioner, a cop teams with a trainee to take down a gang that deals the reality-altering drug, SLO-MO.
Votes: 220,307 | Gross: $13.41M
Finally, Judge Dredd gets an excellent movie adaptation, in a feature with lots of brutal and bloody violence.
72. Wu hu si hai (1992)
90 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
There is no shortage of juicy squibs and bloody (and brutal) violence in this Hong Kong/Taiwan production.
73. Sha shou tian shi (1989)
91 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Three female cops are after a ganglord and try to protect their main witness
An okay "Girls with guns" flick, it's not as good as other movies of the genre, but it offers plenty of blood, action and fights.
74. Cha shou (1981)
R | 92 min | Action, Drama
Philip Kwok (Lizard venom) plays a repentant killer who vows to destroy the masked gang of which he was a member. A young fighter and his martial arts brothers (incl Chiang Sheng, venom ... See full summary »
Great classic from Chang Cheh, using the same formula of "Five deadly venonms"...but, with more blood, also, the fights are great.
75. The Raid: Redemption (2011)
R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A S.W.A.T. team becomes trapped in a tenement run by a ruthless mobster and his army of killers and thugs.
Votes: 162,542 | Gross: $4.11M
Kickass indonesian film, with lots of bloody violence and hard hitting, intense fights.
76. The Killer (1989)
R | 111 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A disillusioned assassin accepts one last hit in hopes of using his earnings to restore vision to a singer he accidentally blinded, only to be double-crossed by his boss.
Classic "heroic bloodshed" movie from John Woo, with lots of action and lots of bloody violence.
77. A Killer's Romance (1990)
92 min | Action, Thriller
A triad assassin is sent to kill a female witness to a murder only to fall in love with her instead. A Hong Kong remake of the Japanese manga Crying Freeman.
Loosely based on the manga "The Crying Freeman", starring Simon Yam. The action scenes are pretty much short, but the final action scene runs longer and it delivers on the gory violence, mostly bloody squibs and some bloody slashings.
78. Army of One (1993)
R | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A framed prison escapee unknowingly kidnaps a female cop en-route to a rendezvous with the corrupt cop who put him behind bars.
Classic Dolph Lundgren movie, the best action scene delivers a great ammount of gory bullets hits.
79. Bullet to the Head (2012)
R | 92 min | Action, Thriller
After watching their respective partners die, a New Orleans hitman and a Washington, D.C. detective form an alliance in order to bring down their common enemy.
Votes: 42,167 | Gross: $9.48M
Walter Hill always managed to deliver great movies and Bullet to the Head definitely feels like a true hard hitting action movie from the 80's, that doesn't skimp on brutal violence and blood.
80. Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
R | 119 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Disgraced Secret Service agent (and former presidential guard) Mike Banning finds himself trapped inside the White House in the wake of a terrorist attack; using his inside knowledge, Banning works with national security to rescue the President from his kidnappers.
Votes: 220,936 | Gross: $98.93M
A movie that manages to have more balls than the last two movies from the Die Hard series and it doesn't mind to show bloody violence.
81. Ravage (1997 Video)
Not Rated | 85 min | Action, Crime
After witnessing the brutal slaughter of his family by a vicious serial killer, criminal psychologist Gregory Burroughs wages the ultimate acts of self justice to attain his vengeance.
Awesome indie film, with lots of bloody squibs and gore.
82. Killing Heat (2012)
90 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
When JD is fired from his dull desk job his old buddies promise him the best vacation of his life. He can't refuse this one-time opportunity and travels to the sizzling heart of Thailand. ... See full summary »
A good example of low-budget filmmaking, Killing Heat is not for everybody (besides featuring bloody violence, it also features some other stuff that might offend the most sensitive viewers). Don't expect a blockbuster and you will be rewarded with a fun, violent, brutal, exciting action film.
83. Duel of the Iron Fist (1971)
R | 98 min | Action, Drama
A Kung Fu artist sacrifices everything to avenge his father's execution.
Classic Shaw Bros. productions, featuring, Ti Lung & David Chiang, this is directed by Chang Cheh, so you should expect the usual bloodshed and great fight coreography for the brutal and violent fights.
84. The Hunted (1995)
R | 110 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Paul is on a business trips to Nagoya, as a computer-chip executive from New York, when he meets a beautiful and mysterious woman. Later, he finds himself in the wrong place at the wrong ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,011 | Gross: $6.61M
This is probably one of the best ninja movies made in the west, there's a fair ammount of blood and good deal of brutal violence.
85. Ai shang 100% ying xiong (1997)
96 min | Action, Comedy
A year after the murder of his girlfriend, a troubled cop is partnered with a rookie, and the pair finds themselves up against the killer, who turns out to be a stoic assassin.
A rather unusual mix of action, toilet humour and some teen idol romance that could only come from Hong Kong.
There are about 2 gory action scenes, with bloody bullet hits and some gory stabbings.