Movie Styles

Movie Styles, Ranked

Here is a list of movies ranked from the best to the worst using the average of eight different ratings: stars, gimmick, rewatchability, creepiness, story, creativity, acting and quality. Select a style to narrow your search. Additionally, you can include or exclude anthology films.

Horror Movie Rating Priorities for Steve Hutchison

Note: styles are specific film subdivisions. Some movies belong to multiple styles. Styles can be subdivisions of subgenres or subgenre hybrids. They can also originate from a film era, a cinematic style, a cult audience or a particular market.

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2017
A woman takes her revenge on three men who tried to kill her.
2002
Two men seek to avenge a brutally raped girlfriend.
2009
Two teenagers are kidnapped, tortured and raped by a dysfunctional family of criminals.
1985
Two siblings move to a new town to help run an amusement park, where they are bullied by a local street gang.
2015
A woman must save a friend who stepped on a landmine.
2011
A lawyer captures and tortures the last remaining member of a violent clan of cannibals.
2011
A couple is harassed by bullies.
1971
A couple face increasingly vicious harassment.
2010
A doctor seeks revenge by torturing the man who raped and murdered his young daughter.
2010
A sexually abused woman takes her revenge on her molesters.
2015
A multiple time rape victim avenges the death of a friend.
2019
A rape victim unintentionally drags her daughter into her personal nightmare.
1978
A woman takes her revenge on four men who raped her multiple times.
2013
A victim of kidnapping and rape gets even with her assailants.
1972
Two teenagers looking for drugs are kidnapped and raped by a group of criminals.
1996
A policewoman slowly goes insane after being raped by the serial killer she was tracking down.
1991
A woman returns from the dead as a cyborg to seek vengeance on her rapists.
1960
A virgin is brutally raped and murdered by goat herders after her half sister has invoked a pagan curse.
1985
After a woman is raped by construction workers, someone starts killing off the molesters.
2000
A woman is abducted by a serial killer who tortures and rapes her.
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