Top rated better-paced movies that are also gritty and violent

Check out today’s highest ranked better-paced and gritty and violent movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are better-paced and gritty and violent, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Narc (2002)

When the trail goes cold on a murder investigation of a policeman, an undercover narcotics officer is lured back to the force to help solve the case.

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2002-01-14 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Jason Patric, Ray Liotta

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    grim and gritty
  2. Ranked #1 for
    down-and-dirty
  3. Ranked #1 for
    gritty atmosphere

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2 Too Late (2016)

Explores the tangled relationship between a troubled private investigator and the missing woman he's hired to help find.

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2016-03-25 | Drama / Crime

Cast

John Hawkes, Vail Bloom

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    use of low lighting
  2. Ranked #2 for
    fluid camera movement
  3. Ranked #4 for
    pure enjoyment

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3 Harry Brown (2009)

An elderly ex-serviceman and widower looks to avenge his best friend's murder by doling out his own form of justice.

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2009-11-11 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    thuggish
  2. Ranked #3 for
    viscous
  3. Ranked #4 for
    gritty realistic

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4 Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010)

After a bloody invasion of the BOPE in the High-Security Penitentiary Bangu 1 in Rio de Janeiro to control a rebellion of interns, the Lieutenant-Colonel Roberto Nascimento and the second in command Captain André Matias are accused by the Human Right Aids member Diogo Fraga of execution of prisoners. Matias is transferred to the corrupted Military Police and Nascimento is exonerated from the BOPE by the Governor.

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2010-10-08 | Drama / Action

Cast

Wagner Moura, Irandhir Santos

Rating

rating icon 7.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    seedy underbelly
  2. Ranked #1 for
    indignant
  3. Ranked #2 for
    the cream of crop

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5 Calibre (2018)

Two lifelong friends head up to an isolated Scottish Highlands village for a weekend hunting trip that descends into a never-ending nightmare as they attempt to cover up a horrific hunting accident.

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2018-06-22 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Jack Lowden, Martin McCann

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    rock solid
  2. Ranked #1 for
    incredibly tense atmosphere
  3. Ranked #2 for
    nail biting moments

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6 King Jack (2015)

Growing up in a rural town filled with violent delinquents, Jack has learned to do what it takes to survive, despite having an oblivious mother and no father. After his aunt falls ill and a younger cousin comes to stay with him, the hardened 15-year-old discovers the importance of friendship, family, and looking for happiness even in the most desolate of circumstances.

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2015-04-01 | Drama

Cast

Charlie Plummer, Cory Nichols

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    rougher
  2. Ranked #2 for
    life-altering
  3. Ranked #2 for
    slick directing

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7 Raze (2013)

After Sabrina is abducted, she finds herself in an underground lair, forced to do battle with other innocent women for the amusement of unseen spectators. Each of these reluctant warriors has something to lose, but only one will remain when the game is done.

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2013-04-21 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Zoë Bell, Rachel Nichols

Rating

rating icon 5.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    brutally violent
  2. Ranked #5 for
    violently bloody
  3. Ranked #5 for
    beat down

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8 Tikli and Laxmi Bomb (2017)

Two sex workers decide to kick men out of the system and form a cooperative that runs the business for women and by women. How do they do things differently? And how far can they get under and overarching and overbearing patriarchy?

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2017-09-10 | Drama

Cast

Vibhawari Deshpande, Suchitra Pillai

Rating

rating icon 8.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more humane
  2. Ranked #2 for
    dark underbelly
  3. Ranked #3 for
    stark reality

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9 Casino Royale (2006)

Le Chiffre, a banker to the world's terrorists, is scheduled to participate in a high-stakes poker game in Montenegro, where he intends to use his winnings to establish his financial grip on the terrorist market. M sends Bond—on his maiden mission as a 00 Agent—to attend this game and prevent Le Chiffre from winning. With the help of Vesper Lynd and Felix Leiter, Bond enters the most important poker game in his already dangerous career.

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2006-11-14 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Daniel Craig, Eva Green

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    suave and sophisticated
  2. Ranked #2 for
    more realistic
  3. Ranked #3 for
    more believable

Trailer

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10 Repeaters (2010)

A gritty mind-bending thriller about three twenty-somethings who find themselves in an impossible time labyrinth, where each day they awaken to the same terrifying day as the preceding one.

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2010-01-01 | Drama / Action

Cast

Dustin Milligan, Amanda Crew

Rating

rating icon 5.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    moral question
  2. Ranked #8 for
    drug-addled character
  3. Ranked #8 for
    dark and edgy

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