Arch villain movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant arch villain movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, entertaining, stylized, suspenseful, clever and humorous films and TV shows about / with arch villain, villain, rivalry, spy, heroes, secret agent, espionage, escapades, storytelling and dialogue plots mostly in Action, Adventure and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as arch villain: Face/Off (1997), Mister Deathman (1977), The Great Mouse Detective (1986), Casino Royale (1967), All Superheroes Must Die (2011), Rocket Robin Hood (1966), James Bond Jr. (1991), Licensed to Love and Kill (1979), Number One Gun (1990), Once Upon a Spy (1980).

List of arch villain movies

 7.3
 323K
Face/Off (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: An antiterrorism agent goes under the knife to acquire the likeness of a terrorist and gather details about a bombing plot. When the terrorist escapes custody, he undergoes surgery to look like the agent so he can get close to the agent's ...
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, master criminal, hidden identity, fbi, undercover, gunfight, revenge, prison escape, arch villain, prison, boat chase, mexican standoff ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, hong kong
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Mister Deathman (1977)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Geoffrey Graves is a secret agent who comes ourt of retirement for a mission in South Africa. Stella Stevens stars as an enemy agent.
Plot: secret agent, ransom, lesbian, african american, spy hero, james bond spoof, spy spoof, secret service, surveillance, villain, shooting, villainess ...
Place: south africa, pentagon, switzerland
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The Great Mouse Detective (1986)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: When the diabolical Professor Ratigan kidnaps London's master toymaker, the brilliant master of disguise Basil of Baker Street and his trusted sidekick Dawson try to elude the ultimate trap and foil the perfect crime.
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, stylized, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: investigation, mouse, adventure, good versus evil, queen, family, uncover truth, private detective, danger, disney, escapades, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1880s, victorian era, 80s
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london
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 5.2
 25K
Casino Royale (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Sir James Bond is called back out of retirement to stop SMERSH. In order to trick SMERSH, James thinks up the ultimate plan - that every agent will be named 'James Bond'. One of the Bonds, whose real name is Evelyn Tremble is sent to take ...
Style: humorous, stylized, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: 007, parody, farce, espionage, chase, casino, betrayal, undercover, femme fatale, race against time, kgb, hidden identity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: scotland, england, germany, berlin germany, france ...
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All Superheroes Must Die (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Masked vigilantes Charge (Jason Trost), Cutthroat (Lucas Till), The Wall (Lee Valmassy), and Shadow (Sophie Merkley) are rendered powerless by their archenemy (James Remar) and are forced to complete a series of deadly tasks in order to save the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, kidnapping, hostages, race against time, save the day, heroes, rivalry, contests and competitions, chases and races, confined, danger, deathtrap ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Rocket Robin Hood (1966)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Rocket Robin Hood is a Canadian animated television series, placing the characters and conflicts of the classic Robin Hood legend in a futuristic, outer space setting, produced by Krantz Films, Inc. from 1966 to 1969.
Style: futuristic, canadian science fiction
Plot: space travel, jet pack, alien, superhero, outer space, punch, evil alien, arch villain, bow and arrow, robin hood, distant future, alien monster ...
Time: 1960s
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 6.2
 516
James Bond Jr. (1991)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: James Bond Jr. is the nephew of the famous international spy. Determined to follow in the footsteps of his famous uncle, James Jr. enrolls in Warfield, a prep school based on the grounds of an old counter intelligence training base in the UK. Along ...
Plot: nephew, child spy, villain, gadget, espionage, secret agent, terrorist group, secret headquarters, training, secret mission, intelligence, children ...
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Licensed to Love and Kill (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A British secret agent sent to America to rescue a nobleman comes up against an evil genius who is replacing people in important positions with clones who will do his bidding.
Plot: secret agent, spy, arch villain, spy hero, british secret service, british intelligence, mad doctor, spy spoof, helicopter, sword, secret service, james bond spoof ...
Place: england
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Number One Gun (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Number One Gun
Plot: spy, spy spoof, secret service, arch villain, spy hero, british intelligence, secret mission, british secret service, james bond spoof, car, fight, helicopter ...
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Once Upon a Spy (1980)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Computer genius and chess champion Ted Danson is lured into service by secret agent Eleanor Parker and becomes a reluctant hero thanks to a number of exploits with villainous Christopher Lee and his army of lethal blue-eyed blonde women.
Plot: spy, gadgetry, magnet, arch villain, james bond spoof, secret service, computer, helicopter, gadget, villain, nasa, espionage ...
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The Million Eyes of Sumuru (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Frankie Avalon and George Nader (that guy from "The Robot Monster") are a couple of wise-cracking, swingin' secret agents. Their enemy is Shirley Eaton as Su-Muru, who plans to remove all of the men who are currently in power and ...
Plot: woman dressed as man, evil woman, summary execution, cold blooded murder, dead woman, kiss, spy, arch villain, james bond spoof, knocked unconscious, shot multiple times, femme fatale ...
Place: hong kong, dungeon
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Waldo the Dog (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A guilt and shame ridden mentally unstable young man wears a dog mask in order to cope.
Style: dark, dark humor
Audience: chick flick
Plot: voyeurism, murder, confession, voyeur, revenge, criminal, obsession, anti hero, pot smoking, exploitation, violence, brutality ...
Place: san diego california
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The Dungeonmaster (1984)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Paul, a computer whiz who spends more time with his machine than with his girlfriend, finds that he has been chosen as a worthy opponent for Mestema, and evil wizard who has spent centuries searching for a challenging foe. After having his computer ...
Style: semi serious, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: heavy metal, danger, heroes, fantasy world, talking computer, hostages, prodigy, rescue, computers and web, woman in danger, battles, escapades ...
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Carry on Spying (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Carry On favourite Barbara Windsor makes her debut in this outrageous send-up of the James Bond movies. Fearless agent Desmond Simpkins and James Bind, aided and abetted by the comely Agent Honeybutt and Agent Crump, battle against the evil powers ...
Plot: undercover agent, farce, secret service, secret headquarters, female spy, top secret, spy, agent, parody, train, british, villain ...
Place: britain, england, austria, north africa
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 8.2
 10K
Get Smart (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Get Smart is an American comedy television series that satirizes the secret agent genre. Created by Mel Brooks with Buck Henry, the show stars Don Adams, Barbara Feldon, and Edward Platt. Henry said they created the show by request of Daniel ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parody, secret agent, espionage, cold war, secret service, top secret, gadget, surveillance, spy, good versus evil, master villain, secret agents ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa
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 7.3
 339K
Unbreakable (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An ordinary man makes an extraordinary discovery when a train accident leaves his fellow passengers dead – and him unscathed. The answer to this mystery could lie with the mysterious Elijah Price, a man who suffers from a disease that renders his ...
Style: psychological, twist ending, atmospheric, mind bending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: self discovery, supernatural ability, superhero, invulnerability, mystery, villain, conflict, good versus evil, a vision, train crash, father son relationship, marital problem ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1960s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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Undercover Brother (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An Afro-American organization, the B.R.O.T.H.E.R.H.O.O.D., is in permanent fight against a white organization "The Man" defending the values of the black people in North America. When the Afro-American candidate Gen. Warren Boutwell ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: undercover, parody, world domination, secret agents, heroic mission, intelligence, usa president, double life, partner, crimes, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
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The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Russian and British submarines with nuclear missiles on board both vanish from sight without a trace. England and Russia both blame each other as James Bond tries to solve the riddle of the disappearing ships. But the KGB also has an agent on the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, submarine, espionage, kgb, shark, chase, secret service, sea, villain, sphinx, pyramid, jet ski ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: egypt, england, russia, soviet union, scotland ...
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 4.8
 57K
The Spirit (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Down these mean streets a man must come. A hero born, murdered, and born again. A Rookie cop named Denny Colt returns from the beyond as The Spirit, a hero whose mission is to fight against the bad forces from the shadows of Central City. The ...
Style: stylized, rough, serious, exciting, comic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: secret identity, superhero, fighting crime, good versus evil, back from the dead, crime, urban, heroes, vigilantism, police officer killed, crime fighter, female assassin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.6
 543K
Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Eccentric consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson battle to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy England.
Style: captivating, exciting, entertaining, humorous, intellectual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, investigation, riddles and clues, partners, prodigy, sherlock holmes, hotshot hero, murder, intelligence, mystery, adventure, verbal byplay ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1890s
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard, tower bridge london ...
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Never Say Never Again (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, West Germany
Duration: 134 min.
Story: James Bond returns as the secret agent 007 one more time to battle the evil organization SPECTRE. Bond must defeat Largo, who has stolen two atomic warheads for nuclear blackmail. But Bond has an ally in Largo's girlfriend, the willowy Domino, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, island, scuba diving, british secret service, british, race against time, terrorism, undercover, adventure, video game, motorcycle chase ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: bahamas, french riviera, england, europe, france ...
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 6.3
 81K
Moonraker (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: During the transportation of a Space Shuttle a Boeing 747 crashes in the Atlantic Ocean yet when they go to look for the destroyed shuttle it is not there. James Bond investigates the missing mission space shuttle and soon learns that the shuttles ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: astronaut, boat chase, laser, space travel, espionage, british secret service, space battle, adventure, space station, megalomaniac, utopia, master villain ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: rio de janeiro, argentina, brazil, england, france ...
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Live and Let Die (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: James Bond must investigate a mysterious murder case of a British agent in New Orleans. Soon he finds himself up against a gangster boss named Mr. Big.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boat, heroin, spy, chase, espionage, secret service, dual identity, tombstone, crocodile, sheriff, adventure, drug dealing ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, louisiana, jamaica, new orleans, england ...
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The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, Czech Republic, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: To prevent a world war from breaking out, famous characters from Victorian literature band together to do battle against a cunning villain.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, stylized, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventurer, superhero, adventure, immortality, vampire, heroic mission, secret service, danger, master villain, invisible man, mastermind, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era
Place: europe, venice, england, germany, berlin germany ...
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 7.7
 157K
Goldfinger (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Special agent 007 (Sean Connery) comes face to face with one of the most notorious villains of all time, and now he must outwit and outgun the powerful tycoon to prevent him from cashing in on a devious scheme to raid Fort Knox -- and obliterate the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: laser, espionage, golf, chase, spy, murder, british secret service, airplane, secret agents, race against time, gold, megalomaniac ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: kentucky, england, switzerland, europe, usa ...
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 6.5
 188K
Get Smart (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When the identities of secret agents from Control are compromised, the Chief promotes hapless but eager analyst Maxwell Smart and teams him with stylish, capable Agent 99, the only spy whose cover remains intact. Can they work together to thwart the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, espionage, secret agents, surveillance, top secret, disguise, romancing partners, goofy hero, save the day, chases and races, treason, government agency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: russia, los angeles, usa, moscow russia, washington d.c. ...
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From Russia with Love (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Agent 007 is back in the second installment of the James Bond series, this time battling a secret crime organization known as SPECTRE. Russians Rosa Klebb and Kronsteen are out to snatch a decoding device known as the Lektor, using the ravishing ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, witty, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, kgb, assassin, espionage, cold war, gondola, secret organization, russian, assassination, boat chase, chess, double agent ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: russia, bulgaria, europe, england, scotland ...
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 7.3
 133K
Dr. No (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the film that launched the James Bond saga, Agent 007 battles mysterious Dr. No, a scientific genius bent on destroying the U.S. space program. As the countdown to disaster begins, Bond must go to Jamaica, where he encounters beautiful Honey ...
Style: clever, exciting, realistic, sexy, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, assassination, secret agent, villain, casino, secret organization, secret base, terrorism, megalomaniac, sniper, cia ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, future
Place: jamaica, caribbean, england, west indies
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 5.8
 4K
Condorman (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Comic artist and writer Woody performs a simple courier operation for his friend Harry who works for the CIA. But when he successfully fends off hostile agents, he earns the respect of the beautiful Natalia, who requests his assistance for her ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, exciting, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: superhero, espionage, mission, adventure, boat chase, chase, good versus evil, government agency, master villain, secret agents, family, race against time ...
Time: 80s
Place: istanbul turkey, moscow russia, paris france, yugoslavia, monte carlo
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 8.0
 534K
Casino Royale (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, Czech Republic, USA, Germany, Bahamas, Italy
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Le Chiffre, a banker to the world's terrorists, is scheduled to participate in a high-stakes poker game in Montenegro, where he intends to use his winnings to establish his financial grip on the terrorist market. M sends Bond – on his maiden ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, scenic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, casino, chase, british secret service, 007, torture, heroic mission, poker, escapades, james bond, double agent, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: montenegro, italy, europe, south africa, prague czech republic ...
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