Examples of Act of Vengeance
A top politician in Leon, Spain, is shot dead in public in what is thought to be "an act of vengeance", and two women are arrested.
(BBC News - World News, )
In the final dream sequence of Brian De Palma's 1976 movie "Carrie," the arm of the undead Carrie White emerges from the grave in a climactic act of vengeance against classmate Sue Snell.
(David Ng in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )
Authorities said a hit man broke into a northeast Ohio home in 2006 and killed 31-year-old Daniel Ott with a shotgun in what was a paid act of vengeance for Ott's willingness to testify against the operator of a stolen car "chop shop" operation.
(Fox News - U.S., )
That underlying notion — that the act of vengeance afflicts both the agent and the target — permeates the recent psychological thriller "Prisoners," which stars Hugh Jackman as father who will stop at nothing to save his kidnapped daughter and Jake Gyllenhaal as a detective determined to do things by the book.
(Oliver Gettell in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )
The reasons behind their act of vengeance are the subject matter of this romantic comedy that will remind viewers of HBO's hit series Sex and the City, with its story of three thirtysomethings who, each in their own way, are frustrated in their love lives and enjoy telling each other about their problems at length.
(Bernard Besserglik in The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )