Top rated multileveled movies that are also gritty and violent

Check out today’s highest ranked multileveled and gritty and violent movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are multileveled and gritty and violent, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country. Maimovie provides context-aware recommendation based on extensive data gathered and analyzed by AI.

Last Update Jul 26 2021

1 The Departed (2006)

To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises through the police ranks. But both sides soon discover there's a mole among them.

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2006-10-05 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Jack Nicholson, Leonardo DiCaprio

Rating

rating icon 8.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    inside look into organized crime
  2. Ranked #3 for
    creditable directing
  3. Ranked #4 for
    gritty and violent

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2 '71 (2014)

A young British soldier must find his way back to safety after his unit accidentally abandons him during a riot in the streets of Belfast.

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2014-10-10 | Thriller / Action

Cast

Jack O'Connell, Sean Harris

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    equally compelling
  2. Ranked #3 for
    contentious
  3. Ranked #4 for
    disoriented

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3 Layer Cake (2004)

When a seemingly straight-forward drug deal goes awry, XXXX has to break his die-hard rules and turn up the heat, not only to outwit the old regime and come out on top, but to save his own skin...

Info

2004-09-30 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Daniel Craig, Sienna Miller

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    distinctive directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    overly complicated
  3. Ranked #1 for
    respectable

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4 Raging Bull (1980)

The life of boxer Jake LaMotta, whose violence and temper that led him to the top in the ring destroyed his life outside of it.

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1980-11-14 | Drama / History

Cast

Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci

Rating

rating icon 8.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    ultimate downfall
  2. Ranked #1 for
    short-fused character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    amazing piece of work

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5 Bringing Out the Dead (1999)

Once called Father Frank for his efforts to rescue lives, Frank sees the ghosts of those he failed to save around every turn. He has tried everything he can to get fired, calling in sick, delaying taking calls where he might have to face one more victim he couldn't help, yet cannot quit the job on his own.

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1999-10-22 | Drama

Cast

Nicolas Cage, Patricia Arquette

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    seedy underbelly
  2. Ranked #1 for
    master filmmaker
  3. Ranked #1 for
    visual stylist

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6 Killing Them Softly (2012)

Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.

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2012-07-30 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Brad Pitt, Scoot McNairy

Rating

rating icon 6.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    capable directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    seedy topic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    lot of talking

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7 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

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    indignant
  2. Ranked #2 for
    resilient character
  3. Ranked #3 for
    loud applause

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8 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)

Swedish thriller based on Stieg Larsson's novel about a male journalist and a young female hacker. In the opening of the movie, Mikael Blomkvist, a middle-aged publisher for the magazine Millennium, loses a libel case brought by corrupt Swedish industrialist Hans-Erik Wennerström. Nevertheless, he is hired by Henrik Vanger in order to solve a cold case, the disappearance of Vanger's niece

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2009-02-27 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    attention capturing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    emotionally gripping
  3. Ranked #2 for
    cleverly constructed

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9 A Most Wanted Man (2014)

A Chechen Muslim illegally immigrates to Hamburg and becomes a person of interest for a covert government team which tracks the movements of potential terrorists.

Info

2014-07-25 | Thriller

Cast

Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    farewell performance
  2. Ranked #4 for
    blindsided
  3. Ranked #4 for
    swan song

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10 In a Lonely Place (1950)

An aspiring actress begins to suspect that her temperamental boyfriend is a murderer.

Info

1950-05-17 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Humphrey Bogart, Gloria Grahame

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    temperamental
  2. Ranked #1 for
    nuanced performance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    character with violent tendency

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