Anti heroes movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant anti heroes movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out stylized, cult film, interesting, visually appealing, serious and clever films and TV shows about / with anti heroes, anti hero, violence, storytelling, gun, danger, heroes, blood, death and brutality plots mostly in Action, Drama and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, Japan, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as anti heroes: Death Note (2006), Megamind (2010), Deadpool (2016), V for Vendetta (2005), Misfits (2009), Hellsing Ultimate (2006), Pitch Black (2000), Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001), Filth (2013), The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966).

List of anti heroes movies

 9.0
 214K
Death Note (2006)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects—and he’s bored out of his mind. But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami death god. Any human whose name is written in the notebook dies, and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, disturbing, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mind game, secret identity, anti heroes, anti hero, intelligence, supernatural, supernatural ability, law enforcement, serial killer, outsmarting, vigilante, teenage life ...
Place: japan
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 7.2
 222K
Megamind (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bumbling supervillain Megamind finally defeats his nemesis, the superhero Metro Man. But without a hero, he loses all purpose and must find new meaning to his life.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, funny, witty ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: superhero, anti heroes, good versus evil, superhuman powers, rivalry, anti hero, master villain, reporter, talking animals, fish, dating, villain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.0
 878K
Deadpool (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Deadpool tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new ...
Style: exciting, comic, stylized, dark humor, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, anti hero, dark hero, mutant, revenge, anti heroes, supernatural ability, imaginary, immortality, self healing, fight scenes ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
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 8.2
 1.0M
V for Vendetta (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In a world in which Great Britain has become a fascist state, a masked vigilante known only as 'V' conducts guerrilla warfare against the oppressive British government. When 'V' rescues a young woman from the secret police, he ...
Style: captivating, futuristic, stylized, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fighting the system, revolution, vengeance, distopia, future dystopia, rebellion, society, freedom, vigilantism, life is a bitch, anti heroes, mysterious character ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: england, london, europe, britain, big ben london
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 8.2
 90K
Misfits (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When five young outsiders on Community Service get caught in a strange storm, they discover that they have developed superpowers.
Style: witty, cynical, exciting, surreal, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, youth, friends, swearing, imaginary, misfit, supernatural, juvenile delinquent, teenage life, anti heroes, superhuman powers, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Hellsing Ultimate (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Hellsing, a secret organization of the British government, have long been battling supernatural threats to keep the people safe from the creatures of the night. The current leader, Integra Wingates Hellsing, controls her own personal army to ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, stylized, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, danger, gunfight, immortality, monster, anti heroes, vampire hunter, imaginary, superhuman powers, massacre, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, tokyo
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 7.1
 222K
Pitch Black (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When their ship crash-lands on a remote planet, the marooned passengers soon learn that escaped convict Riddick isn't the only thing they have to fear. Deadly creatures lurk in the shadows, waiting to attack in the dark, and the planet is ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark hero, deadly creature, monster, alien encounter, one man army, mysterious planet, space travel, survival, tough heroes, outer space, evil alien, anti heroes ...
Time: future
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Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Mars. Days before Halloween 2071. Villains blow up a tanker truck on Highway One, releasing a deadly virus that kills hundreds. Fearing a bigger, even more devastating biochemical attack, an astronomical reward is offered for the arrest and capture ...
Style: atmospheric, witty, surreal, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: anti heroes, chase, terrorism, mars, danger, bounty hunter, good versus evil, outer space, anti hero, martial arts, vengeance, terror ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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 7.1
 99K
Filth (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Sweden, Belgium, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A bigoted junkie cop suffering from bipolar disorder and drug addiction manipulates and hallucinates his way through the festive season in a bid to secure promotion and win back his wife and daughter.
Style: dark humor, surreal, cynical, sexual, bleak ...
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, self destructing, insanity, losing-it hero, strong sexual content, life is a bitch, cocaine, antisocial behavior, anti heroes, drugs/alcohol, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, hamburg germany, edinburgh scotland, new orleans
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 161 min.
Story: While the Civil War rages between the Union and the Confederacy, three men – a quiet loner, a ruthless hit man and a Mexican bandit – comb the American Southwest in search of a strongbox containing $200,000 in stolen gold.
Style: epic, exciting, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, treasure hunt, gunfight, greed, anti hero, anti heroes, gold, good versus evil, heroes, cons and scams, lone wolves, army ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: texas, new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico, arizona ...
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Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.
Style: humorous, exciting, futuristic, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, good versus evil, save the world, spacecraft, space travel, team, creature, adventure, superhero, imaginary, space and aliens, heroes ...
Time: future, year 1988, year 2014, 80s, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
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Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, Hungary
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In this continuation to the adventure of the demon superhero, an evil elf breaks an ancient pact between humans and creatures, as he declares war against humanity. He is on a mission to release The Golden Army, a deadly group of fighting machines ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, psychotronic, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, superhero, anti heroes, evil, good versus evil, supernatural ability, heroes, army, anti hero, heaven and hell, psychic, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1950s, 50s
Place: northern ireland, manhattan new york city, new york
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 7.6
 489K
Watchmen (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In a gritty and alternate 1985 the glory days of costumed vigilantes have been brought to a close by a government crackdown, but after one of the masked veterans is brutally murdered, an investigation into the killer is initiated. The reunited ...
Style: comic, bleak, twists and turns, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alternate reality, superhero, parallel world, conspiracy, anti heroes, save the world, neo noir, superhuman powers, good versus evil, heroes, moral dilemma, investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1985, year 1940 ...
Place: usa, soviet union, russia, vietnam, new york ...
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 7.5
 48K
Constantine (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A man struggling with his faith is haunted by the sins of his past but is suddenly thrust into the role of defending humanity from the gathering forces of darkness.
Style: scary, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, demon, angel, curses spells and rituals, supernatural power, supernatural, save the world, good versus evil, demonic possession, exorcism, anti heroes, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.8
 12K
Brother 2 (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Arriving in Moscow, Chechen veteran Danila (Sergei Bodrov Jr) meets Konstantin, an old friend who tells him that his twin brother has been forced into signing a crooked contract with a US ice hockey team. Soon after this meeting, Danila discovers ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, suspenseful, bloody ...
Plot: crimes, anti heroes, mafia, anti hero, vengeance, crime, uncover truth, organized crime, russian, gangsters, one man army, brutality ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, russia, usa
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 8.0
 65K
Preacher (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A preacher sets out on a mission to make the almighty himself confess his sin of abandoning the world. With his best friend Cassidy, an alcoholic Irish vampire, his love Tulip, a red blooded gun towing Texan, and the power of genesis, an unholy ...
Style: dark humor, twists and turns, biblical, funny, semi serious ...
Plot: preacher, heaven and hell, supernatural, supernatural power, angel, vampire, sin, anti heroes, god, anti hero, dark hero, cult leader ...
Place: texas
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: While serving time for insanity at a state mental hospital, implacable rabble-rouser, Randle Patrick McMurphy inspires his fellow patients to rebel against the authoritarian rule of head nurse, Mildred Ratched.
Style: psychological, dramatic, serious, tragicomedy, captivating ...
Plot: human spirit, fighting the system, mental institution, freedom, insanity, nurse, anti heroes, doctors and patients, unlikely friendships, dehumanization, society, oppression ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: oregon
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 8.0
 732K
Sin City (2005)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, the brokenhearted. Some call it dark… Hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home — Crooked cops, sexy dames, desperate vigilantes. Some are seeking revenge, others lust ...
Style: atmospheric, dark, bleak, surreal, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark hero, neo noir, crimes, vengeance, justice, social decay, distopia, anti heroes, anti hero, crime, torture, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s, 20th century ...
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 8.3
 19K
Trigun (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Trigun takes place in the distant future on a deserted planet. Vash the Stampede is a gunfighter with a legend so ruthless he has a $60,000,000,000 bounty on his head. Entire towns evacuate at the rumor of his arrival. But the real Vash the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, semi serious, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: anti heroes, good versus evil, rescue, adventure, heroes, escapades, save the day, ethics, insurance, bounty, bounty hunter, spirit ...
Time: future
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 7.6
 509K
Zombieland (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Columbus has made a habit of running from what scares him. Tallahassee doesn't have fears. If he did, he'd kick their ever-living ass. In a world overrun by zombies, these two are perfectly evolved survivors. But now, they're about to ...
Style: funny, absurd, dark humor, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, danger, post apocalypse, survival, plague, road trip, chaos and mayhem, parody, chaos, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, hollywood star
Place: washington d.c., usa, los angeles, texas, california
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 7.0
 132K
Bad Santa (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid, and the security boss discovers the plot.
Style: dark humor, humorous, cynical, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: kids
Plot: holiday, christmas, anti heroes, cons and scams, antisocial behavior, profanity, anti hero, drugs/alcohol, drinking problem, heist, suburbs, robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, milwaukee wisconsin, miami
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 6.7
 2K
Junk Mail (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Dimwitted, somewhat misanthropic Oslo mail carrier Roy's quiet life changes dramatically on the day he steals a set of keys and lets himself into the apartment of a deaf woman who seems to be in trouble with a psychotic criminal. Though he ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, gloomy, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: anti heroes, anti hero, false identity, peeping tom, torpedo, beating, postman, hidden money, theft, drug addict, subway, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, norway
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 6.7
 338K
Venom (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Eddie Brock acquires the powers of a symbiote, he will have to release his alter-ego "Venom" to save his life.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: date night
Plot: super powers, anti hero, supernatural power, superhero, tough guy, alien, alien monster, experiment gone awry, super villain, laboratory, mutation, humanity ...
Time: 2010s
Place: san francisco, malaysia
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Escape from New York (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In 1997, the island of Manhattan has been walled off and turned into a giant maximum security prison within which the country's worst criminals are left to form their own anarchic society. However, when the President of the United States crash ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, rough, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, hostage, anti heroes, anti hero, prison, cyberpunk, kidnapping, rescue, race against time, lone wolves, lone hero, distopia ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, 80s, year 1997 ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
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The Toxic Avenger (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Tromaville has a monstrous new hero. The Toxic Avenger is born when mop boy Melvin Junko falls into a vat of toxic waste. Now evildoers will have a lot to lose.
Style: humorous, offbeat, rough, not serious, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: toxic, anti hero, anti heroes, superhero, parody, satire, corruption, rejection, hit and run, graphic violence, mayor, sadism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
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Danger: Diabolik (1968)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: One of the great comic book movies of all time from director Mario Bava.
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: anti heroes, anti hero, heist, master criminal, gangsters, on the run, murder, chase, police inspector, money, police, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: italy, europe
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Hobo with a Shotgun (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A vigilante homeless man pulls into a new city and finds himself trapped in urban chaos, a city where crime rules and where the city's crime boss reigns. Seeing an urban landscape filled with armed robbers, corrupt cops, abused prostitutes and ...
Style: rough, stylized, realistic, serious, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: brutality, vigilante, massacre, homeless, vigilantism, social decay, violence spree, violence, anti heroes, absurdism, vengeance, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
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Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Shaun lives a supremely uneventful life, which revolves around his girlfriend, his mother, and, above all, his local pub. This gentle routine is threatened when the dead return to life and make strenuous attempts to snack on ordinary Londoners.
Style: dark humor, humorous, cult film, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, cult, siege, friends, anti hero, anti heroes, misfit, slacker, death, british, pub ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, england, london, britain
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Schindler's List (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, concentration camp, genocide, rescue, against humanity, ghetto, jewish, anti semitism, wartime, nazi, war ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, 1990s, 90s
Place: poland, germany, europe, central europe, israel
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 7.5
 351K
Collateral (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Cab driver Max picks up a man who offers him $600 to drive him around. But the promise of easy money sours when Max realizes his fare is an assassin.
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, clever, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, taxi driver, hostage, crime, driving at night, killings, organized crime, merciless, crimes, anti heroes, danger, victim ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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