Revenge on the Big and Little Screen

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1.
Hamlet (1996)
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing. (242 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Branagh
 
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The Count of Monte-Cristo (1975 TV Movie)
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A young officer, falsely imprisoned by his jealous "friends," escapes and uses a hidden treasure to exact his revenge. (119 mins.)
Director: David Greene
 
3.
Revenge (2011 TV Series)
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An emotionally troubled young woman makes it her mission to exact revenge against the people who wronged her father. (44 mins.)
 
4.
Revengers Tragedy (2002)
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From cult director Alex Cox (Repo Man; Sid and Nancy) comes this modernised adaptation of Thomas Middleton's celebrated play from 1607... (109 mins.)
Director: Alex Cox
 
5.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (1982 TV Movie)
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Sweeney Todd returns to London to uncover the past, along the way meeting Mrs. Lovett, and begins to start his life of crime. (140 mins.)
 
6.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
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The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a. Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical. (116 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
 
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Buried Alive (1990 TV Movie)
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Clint is an every day working man whose wife Joanna is having an affair with a doctor. They plot to kill him and get the insurance money... (93 mins.)
Director: Frank Darabont
 
8.
Hamlet (1948)
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Prince Hamlet struggles over whether or not he should kill his uncle, whom he suspects has murdered his father, the former king. (154 mins.)
 
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The Count of Monte Cristo (2004 TV Series)
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Trying to escape his uneventful life, Albert, the son of a renowned general from Paris, makes a journey with his friend Franz... (24 mins.)
Director: Mahiro Maeda
 
10.
Theater of Blood (1973)
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A Shakespearean actor takes poetic revenge on the critics who denied him recognition. (104 mins.)
Director: Douglas Hickox
 
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The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)
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A young man, falsely imprisoned by his jealous "friend", escapes and uses a hidden treasure to exact his revenge. (131 mins.)
Director: Kevin Reynolds
 
12.
Buried Alive II (1997 TV Movie)
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Clint Goodman, the man whose wife and lover tried to get rid of him by giving him a toxin that made him appear to be dead but wasn't... (97 mins.)
Director: Tim Matheson
 
13.
The Count of Monte Cristo (1998 Mini-Series)
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The Classic tale from Alexandre Dumas. Edmond Dantes is unjustly sent to prison for 18 years. He escapes to reclaim his fiancée Mercedes and revenge against his nemesis, Mondego. (400 mins.)
Director: Josée Dayan
 
14.
The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)
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A doctor, scientist, organist, and biblical scholar, Anton Phibes, seeks revenge on the nine doctors he considers responsible for his wife's death. (94 mins.)
Director: Robert Fuest
“ No one can take revenge quite like Vincent Price, and in this film he does it more with body language and action than with dialogue. ” - Tony-Scheinman
 
15.
Payback (1999)
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After a successful heist, Porter is shot by his wife and his best friend. They leave him there to die but when he recovers, he seeks revenge and wants his share of the money. (100 mins.)
Director: Brian Helgeland
 
16.
The Count of Monte Cristo (1934)
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After greedy men have Edmound Dantes unjustly imprisoned for 20 years for innocently delivering a letter entrusted to him, he escapes to get his revenge on them. (113 mins.)
Director: Rowland V. Lee
“ The first sound "Monte Cristo" film and the one that set the standard for the filmic Dantes revenge. ” - Tony-Scheinman
 
17.
Payback: Straight Up (2006 Video)
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Porter is shot by his wife and best friend and is left to die. When he survives he plots revenge. (90 mins.)
Director: Brian Helgeland
 
18.
Point Blank (1967)
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After being double-crossed and left for dead, a mysterious man named Walker single-mindedly tries to retrieve the rather inconsequential sum of money that was stolen from him. (92 mins.)
Director: John Boorman
 
19.
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
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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. (111 mins.)
 
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Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
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The Bride continues her quest of vengeance against her former boss and lover Bill, the reclusive bouncer Budd and the treacherous, one-eyed Elle. (137 mins.)
 
21.
Lady Snowblood (1973)
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A young girl is born and raised to be an instrument of revenge. (97 mins.)
Director: Toshiya Fujita
 
22.
Harper Valley P.T.A. (1978)
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Stella Johnson is a single mother living in the town of Harper Valley. Now most of the townspeople, particularly on the PTA board... (93 mins.)
“ Revenge can be funny too, as Barbara Eden's character proves that the punishment CAN fit the crime all too well! ” - Tony-Scheinman
 
23.
The Crow (1994)
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A man brutally murdered comes back to life as an undead avenger of his and his fiancée's murder. (102 mins.)
Director: Alex Proyas
“ The first and the best. ” - Tony-Scheinman
 
24.
The Crow: City of Angels (1996)
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The spirit of the Crow resurrects another man seeking revenge for the murder of his son. (84 mins.)
Director: Tim Pope
 
25.
The Crow: Salvation (2000)
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Alex Corvis returns to the world of the living to solve the murder of a young woman that he was wrongly accused of. (102 mins.)
Director: Bharat Nalluri
“ In my opinion, the best of the sequels. ” - Tony-Scheinman
 
26.
The Crow: Wicked Prayer (2005)
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On his way to becoming an immortal demon, a gang leader orchestrates the murder of an ex-con and his girlfriend. (99 mins.)
Director: Lance Mungia
“ This one has to be on the list, but should never have been made. ” - Tony-Scheinman