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Movies Like Walking Tall: Coming Home (to Kick Ass)

These one man armies return to their home towns to deal out vigilante justice to thugs who messed with the wrong old ladies.

'Not Faded to Black': 21st Century Crime Noir

Movies in the vein of 'Drive': sleek, sexy, dark, pessimistic, and gritty, these contemporary Crime-Noirs prove the genre has not faded to black; make sure to check out 'Blue Ruin' for a recent addition to the oeuvre!

'Movies Like Four Brothers': The Modern Revenge Saga

Angry people with guns, lists, and red pens make up the protagonists up this collection. Is the killing of killers justified? Our answer is a bit like our attitude towards the NSA. Just don't do something wrong and you'll have nothing to worry about!

'Movies like Taken': You Touched His F***ing Daughter??

A special niche of revenge movie involving fathers/ husbands with 'specific sets of skills', out for blood after baddies mess with their families. Of all the daughters in the world, you had to pick theirs. Nice one bud.

'Brits Get Grit': British Social Realism

Ever since Dickens, the Brits have had a fascination with the social realist aesthetic: unflinching, unromanticized portrayals of working class life. Enjoy the best examples of this gritty genre from 1990 onwards (and check out our 'Kitchen Sink Classics' for the movement's progenitor).

'Grim Oop North' Movies

Ay-up gadgie, have a chobble on our list of films depicting the somewhat grim realities of Northern British living. A grand cinematic tradition established by social realist flick 'Kes', the 'Grim Oop North' film has survived to this day in movies like 'This is England'.

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