Female villain movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant female villain movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out psychotronic, cult film, disturbing, suspenseful, tense and weird films and TV shows about / with female villain, suspense, murder, violence, revenge, danger, chase, villainess, blood and kidnapping plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as female villain: Knock Knock (2015), What Keeps You Alive (2018), Greta (2018), Cruella (2021), Get Out (2017), Thor: Ragnarok (2017), Nightbooks (2021), The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018), The Devil's Rejects (2005), FANatic (2017).

List of female villain movies

Knock Knock (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Chile, Israel, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a devoted husband and father is left home alone for the weekend, two stranded young women unexpectedly knock on his door for help. What starts out as a kind gesture results in a dangerous seduction and a deadly game of cat and mouse.
Style: sexy, psychological, bad ending, disturbing, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: home invasion, torture, rape, seductress, sex scene, female villain, married man, threesome, infidelity, one night stand, seduction, female on male rape ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles, chile
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What Keeps You Alive (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Majestic mountains, a still lake and venomous betrayals engulf a female married couple attempting to celebrate their one-year anniversary.
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, psychological, bloody ...
Plot: forest, human prey, female villain, suspense, psychopath, lesbian couple, murder, mind game, psychotic, female protagonist, survival, female killer ...
Place: canada
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Greta (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young woman returns an elderly widow’s lost purse, leading to an unlikely relationship between the two — until the young woman discovers her elder might not be all that she seems.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, trapped, female villain, held captive, stalker, obsessive love, murder, obsession, psychopath, trap, stalking, roommate ...
Place: new york, usa, paris france, france
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Cruella (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In 1970s London amidst the punk rock revolution, a young grifter named Estella is determined to make a name for herself with her designs. She befriends a pair of young thieves who appreciate her appetite for mischief, and together they are able to ...
Style: colourful, light, captivating, visually appealing, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: fashion, villain, robbery, disney, personality change, female villain, fashion designer, designer, villainess, lifestyle change, life is a bitch, dalmatian ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future, year 1965
Place: london, england, united kingdom, britain, europe
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Get Out (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Chris and his girlfriend Rose go upstate to visit her parents for the weekend. At first, Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter's interracial relationship, but as the weekend ...
Style: psychological, twist ending, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: racism, cult, suspense, brainwashing, hypnosis, survival, interracial romance, manipulation, kidnapping, african american, paranoia, abduction ...
Time: future, 2010s, 21st century
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city
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Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Thor is on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok, the prophecy of destruction to his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization, at the hands of an all-powerful new ...
Style: entertaining, funny, stylized, exciting, epic ...
Audience: teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: superhero, female villain, supernatural power, alien planet, deity, rebellion, goddess, warrior, monster, norse god, norse mythology, alien civilization ...
Time: year 2017, 2010s
Place: new york, norway
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Nightbooks (2021)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Alex, a boy obsessed with scary stories, is trapped by a witch in her modern, magical New York City apartment. His original hair-raising tales are the only thing keeping him safe as he desperately tries to find a way out of this twisted place.
Style: dark, tense, captivating, disturbing, exciting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: witch, magic, female villain, suspense, friendship, evil wizard, writers, magical, spell, cat, evil witch, attempted escape ...
Time: 2020s
Place: new york
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The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Audrey and Morgan are best friends who unwittingly become entangled in an international conspiracy when one of the women discovers the boyfriend who dumped her was actually a spy.
Style: buddy comedy, exciting, captivating, funny, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: spy, female villain, save the day, cia agent, naked man, ruse, female friendship, female assassin, female protagonist, chase, fall in love, friendship ...
Time: future
Place: paris france, austria, los angeles, prague, vienna ...
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The Devil's Rejects (2005)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Western
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The sequel to House of 1000 Corpses – the Firefly family are ambushed at their isolated home by Sheriff Wydell and a squad of armed men guns blazing – yet only Otis and his sister, Baby, manage to escape the barrage of bullets unharmed. Hiding ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, bloody ...
Audience: date night, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, torture, killer clown, revenge, sheriff, murder, kidnapping, brutality, clown, female villain, insanity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: texas, austin texas, usa
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FANatic (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tess is the female lead in a very successful Sci-Fi series. She longs to escape from the sexist and stereotypical role that has given her fame but no one around her can believe she would leave a starring role. When a photo leaks that suggests her ...
Style: captivating, disturbing
Plot: female villain, female psychopath, sexism, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, problem, suspense, unfaithful husband, relationship problems, infidelity, redhead, female killer ...
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Dead Again in Tombstone (2017)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The devil’s outlaw and reluctant servant, Guerrero (Danny Trejo, Machete) returns from the dead again in this action-packed western which promises to be one hell of a ride. Guerrero is forced to protect a stolen relic from getting into the hands ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense
Plot: hell, buffalo, zombie, female villain, church, sheriff, stagecoach robbery, bounty, civil war, back from the dead, manhunt, walking dead ...
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High Tension (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alexia travels with her friend Marie to spend a couple of days with her family in their farm in the country. They arrive late and they are welcomed by Alexia's father. Late in the night, a sadistic and sick killer breaks into the farmhouse, ...
Style: scary, slasher, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: serial killer, macabre, home invasion, psycho killer, torture, sadistic horror, insanity, kidnapping, suspense, killing spree, split personality, disturbed individual ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france, europe, south of france
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Side Effect (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A traumatic experience leads to a break-up between a young married couple. In a desperate attempt to save their marriage, Andrey, the husband, seeks help from a psychic named Mara. His only wish is to make his wife Olga forget the past. Mara's ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, psychotronic, scary, gothic
Plot: suspense, missing person, a vision, paranoia, violence, female villain, murder, post traumatic stress disorder, macabre, paranormal phenomena, chase, home invasion ...
Time: 21st century
Place: moscow russia, ussr
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Soft Bullets (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Asya, Boyana, Iren and Vera are assassins working for S.T.A.R. Will they succeed in finding the killer of their boss?
Style: exciting, rough, psychological, suspenseful, experimental ...
Plot: killer, tragedy, prison, murder, female villain, cruelty, femme fatale, violence, older man younger woman relationship, murderer, suspense, mercilessness ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: bulgaria
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Alice Sweet Alice (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Alice is a withdrawn 12-year-old who lives with her mother and her younger sister, Karen, who gets most of the attention from her mother, leaving Alice out of the spotlight. But when Karen is found brutally murdered in a church, suspicions start to ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, bloody, controversial ...
Plot: masked killer, serial killer, murder, female villain, holy communion, psychopath, suspense, dead child, sister sister relationship, child molester, female serial killer, killing spree ...
Time: 60s, year 1961, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa
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Sleepaway Camp (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Slightly disturbed and painfully shy Angela Baker is sent away to summer camp with her cousin. Not long after Angela's arrival, things start to go horribly wrong for anyone with sinister or less than honorable intentions.
Style: slasher, scary, disturbing, surprise ending, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, summer camp, youth, murder, twists and turns, rivalry, teenage life, mental illness, violence, brutality, bullying ...
Time: 80s
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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young girl is transported into a magical world of gingerbread soldiers and an army of mice.
Style: fairy tale, light, exciting, stylized, entertaining
Audience: kids, teen fantasy, adult
Plot: christmas, disney, fairy, female protagonist, magical object, nutcracker, christmas eve, imaginary kingdom, princess, female villain, good versus evil, life turned upside down ...
Time: victorian era
Place: london
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101 Dalmatians (1961)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When a litter of dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella De Vil, the parents must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement.
Style: humorous, entertaining, fairy tale, sweet, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, disney, animals, chase, dalmatian, puppy, female villain, pets, rescue, cartoon horse, love, good versus evil ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, united kingdom, britain ...
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What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two aging film actresses live as virtual recluses in an old Hollywood mansion. Jane Hudson, a successful child star, cares for her crippled sister Blanche, whose career in later years eclipsed that of Jane. Now the two live together, their ...
Style: gothic, psychological, scary, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mental illness, female protagonist, sister sister relationship, jealousy, sibling rivalry, child star, aging, dysfunctional family, filmmaking, actress, violence, suspense ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1910s, year 1935, year 1917 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Misery (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Novelist Paul Sheldon crashes his car on a snowy Colorado road. He is found by Annie Wilkes, the "number one fan" of Paul's heroine Misery Chastaine. Annie is also somewhat unstable, and Paul finds himself crippled, drugged and at her ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: insanity, obsession, psychopath, loneliness, snow, kidnapping, hostage, female psychopath, isolation, obsessed fan, torture, rage ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: colorado, usa
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Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: As Scott Lang awaits expiration of his term of house detention, Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym involve him in a scheme to rescue Mrs. van Dyne from the micro-universe into which she has fallen, while two groups of schemers converge on them with ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, psychotronic, light ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, kids
Plot: superhero, ant, giant, female villain, superheroine, heroes, mission, truth serum, fight, house arrest, female warrior, flying ...
Time: 2010s
Place: san francisco
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Tactical Force (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A training exercise for the LAPD SWAT Team goes terribly wrong when they find themselves pitted against two rival gangs while trapped in an abandoned Hangar, armed with nothing but blanks.
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat team, rivalry, confined, law enforcement, gang, mission gone awry, tough heroes, male female relationship, anti heroine, female villain, undercover, fbi ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, usa, british columbia, los angeles
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Zootopia (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.
Style: feel good, funny, allegory, witty, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, chick flick, pre-teens
Plot: animals, disney, rabbit, stereotypes, talking animals, anthropomorphism, police, anthropomorphic animal, happy ending, female protagonist, lion, friendship ...
Time: 2010s, year 2016, 21st century
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Shrew's Nest (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Spain, 1950s. Montse's agoraphobia keeps her locked in a sinister apartment in Madrid and her only link to reality is the little sister she lost her youth raising. But one day, a reckless young neighbor, Carlos, falls down the stairwell and ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, surreal ...
Plot: murder, female psychopath, agoraphobia, religion, father daughter relationship, family relations, isolation, sister sister relationship, obsession, mentally unstable, insanity, hidden ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: madrid, europe, iberian peninsula, spain
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Scorned (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A vengeful widow is out to seduce the relatives of the man she blames for her husband's death.
Style: erotic, sexy, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: adult
Plot: erotica, widow, sexual relations, dysfunctional family, female rapist, femme fatale, seduction, older woman younger man relationship, older woman teenage boy relationship, woman rapes man, older woman younger man sex, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
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The Four Musketeers: Milady's Revenge (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Spain, UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Four Musketeers defend the queen and her dressmaker from Cardinal Richelieu and Milady de Winter.
Style: humorous, visually appealing, affectionate, melancholic, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: musketeer, three musketeers, sword fight, female villain, vengeance, strangulation, murder, swashbuckler, royalty, mentor, fight scenes, runaway ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, england, new york, spain, europe ...
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Auntie Danielle (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Tatie Danielle is a black comedy about a widow who is intent on ruining the lives of her great-nephew and his wife. Tsilla Chelton plays the title character, who mourns the death of her husband by tormenting everyone she meets. Eventually, she moves ...
Style: funny, semi serious, realistic, cynical, biting ...
Plot: elderly, female villain, friendship, governess, suspense, suburbs, family life, parents and children, suburban life, eccentric family, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, greece, france
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Seed of Chucky (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Romania
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Chucky and Tiffany are resurrected by their innocent son, Glen, and hit Hollywood, where a movie depicting the killer dolls' murder spree is underway.
Style: slasher, funny, campy, humorous, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, killer doll, supernatural, urban legend, monster, serial killer, pregnancy, objects come to life, evil doll, homicidal maniac, suspense, halloween ...
Time: 90s, year 1998, 2000s, 80s
Place: england, usa, europe, los angeles
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Star vs. the Forces of Evil (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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Story: Intergalactic warrior Star Butterfly arrives on Earth to live with the Diaz family. She continues to battle villains throughout the universe and high school, mainly to protect her extremely powerful wand, an object that still confuses her.
Style: exciting, captivating, sincere, semi serious, anime ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, teens
Plot: princess, friendship, teenage life, good versus evil, family relations, portal, magic wand, youth, magical girl, high school life, parents and children, butterfly ...
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Asylum of Darkness (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After awakening in a mental asylum, a patient plans an escape to freedom, but finds an even more disturbing, supernatural world on the outside, one that threatens to keep him trapped in madness forever.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, escape, insanity, female villain, supernatural power, death of child, mental institution, suspense, child murder, villainess, love, suicide ...
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