Wannabe movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant wannabe movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, serious and clever films and TV shows about / with wannabe, murder, crimes, obsession, deadly, serial killer, police investigation, psychopath, rivalry and death plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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wannabe movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as wannabe: Zodiac Killer (2005), Single White Female (1992), Johnny Bravo (1997), Scream 3 (2000), Defendor (2009), Super (2010), Chromeskull: Laid to Rest 2 (2011), Whitechapel (2009), H (2002), Dikkenek (2006).

List of wannabe movies

Zodiac Killer (2005)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young man who works at a nursing home uses the legendary Zodiac killer's M.O. to kill people who neglect their elderly relatives.
Style: slasher, serious, disturbing, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, wannabe, murder, secret society, mind game, police investigation, police detective, master criminal, rivalry, woman in danger, obsession, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Single White Female (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Attractive Manhattanite Allison Jones has it all: a handsome beau, a rent-controlled apartment, and a promising career as a fashion designer. When boyfriend Sam proves unfaithful, Allison strikes out on her own but must use the classifieds to seek ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, twist ending, suspense, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, mental illness, lookalikes, wannabe, psychopath, manipulation, woman in danger, haunted by the past, manic, dangerous attraction, violence, roommate ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 36K
Johnny Bravo (1997)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Johnny Bravo tells the story of a biceps-bulging, karate-chopping free spirit who believes he is a gift from God to the women of the earth. Unfortunately for Johnny, everyone else sees him as a narcissistic Mama's boy with big muscles and even ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, light, non-linear ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: machismo, womanizer, wannabe, friendship, misfit, goofy hero, flirting, self involved, parents and children, surrealism, narcissism, absurdism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 5.6
 140K
Scream 3 (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A murdering spree begins to happen again, this time its targeted toward the original Woodsboro survivors and those associated with the movie inside a movie, 'Stab 3'. Sydney must face the demons of her past to stop the killer.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, mystery killer, hollywood, murder, serial murder, filmmaking, isolation, wannabe, psychopath, mind game, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 6.8
 37K
Defendor (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A crooked cop, a mob boss and the young girl they abuse are the denizens of a city's criminal underworld. It's a world that ordinary Arthur Poppington doesn't understand and doesn't belong in, but is committed to fighting when he ...
Style: tragicomedy, realistic, sincere, brutal, stylized ...
Plot: delusion, superhero, lifesaver, wannabe, secret identity, vigilantism, crimes, friendship, righting the wronged, undercover, obsession, crime fighter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 79K
Super (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After his wife falls under the influence of a drug dealer, an everyday guy transforms himself into Crimson Bolt, a superhero with the best intentions, though he lacks for heroic skills.
Style: cynical, semi serious, humorous, surreal, realistic ...
Plot: vigilante, superhero, drug dealer, heroin, humiliation, dark humor, vigilantism, obsessive quest, wannabe, loser, fighting crime, nothing to lose ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
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Chromeskull: Laid to Rest 2 (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "ChromeSkull" is the sequel to the 2009 horror hit "Laid to Rest." It brings back ChromeSkull, who barely escaped death in the first movie and is hell-bent on continuing where he left off... and forging a new path of terror and ...
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, scary, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, survival, psychopath, crimes, wannabe, master criminal, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, obsession, haunted by the past, violence spree, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 13K
Whitechapel (2009)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Whitechapel is a British television drama series produced by Carnival Films, in which detectives in London's Whitechapel district deal with murders which replicate historical crimes. The first series was first broadcast in the UK on 2 February ...
Style: rough, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, police investigation, murder investigation, forensics, victim, jack the ripper, manhunt, murderer, law enforcement, crimes, team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 2K
H (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A serial killer named Shin-Hyun gives himself up to police. He is imprisoned, awaiting the death sentence for his crimes. Yet the killings do not stop. They continue with all the same characteristics trademarks of the Shin-Hyun serial killings. ...
Style: psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, pregnancy, police investigation, psychopath, partners, law enforcement, crimes, mystery, confined, wannabe, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 5K
Dikkenek (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jean-Claude is a loud-mouthed, know-it-all and full time boor who is best friends with Stef, a self-styled lady killer who would do better with the fairer sex if he could work up the ambition to wake up in the morning. Stef has decided that he may ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, hot
Plot: lifestyle, friendship, escapades, farce, dark humor, buddies, womanizer, goofy hero, wannabe, friendship between men, promiscuity, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 6K
Special (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A lonely metermaid has a psychotic reaction to his medication and becomes convinced he's a superhero. A very select group of people in life are truly gifted. Special is a movie about everyone else.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic, tragicomedy ...
Plot: delusion, mental illness, hallucination, identity crisis, misfit, society, obsession, wannabe, dark humor, superhero, employer employee relationship, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 71K
Girls (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: The assorted humiliations, disasters and rare triumphs of four very different twenty-something girls: Hannah, an aspiring writer; Marnie, an art gallery assistant and cousins Jessa and Shoshanna.
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: strong sexual content, roommate, ambitious, aspiring writer, female friendship, friends, best friends, flirting, actor, everyday life, sexuality, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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 6.2
 530
Our Town (2007)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Kyung-ju is a struggling novelist who writes violent and gory murder mysteries. When a fierce argument with his landlady ends in her death, he stages the killing so that it looks like the act of the serial killer that has been terrorizing his ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, police investigation, psychopath, crimes, track down, rivalry, law enforcement, who done it, mystery, wannabe, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea
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Romantically Challenged (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Romantically Challenged is a comedy television series, which ran on ABC from April 19, 2010 to May 17, 2010. It is set in Pittsburgh and created by Ricky Blitt, who is also the show's head writer. The show stars Alyssa Milano. ABC officially ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, sitcom
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, fall in love, lifestyle, family relations, romance, love and romance, couples, buddies, couple relations, manhood, single parent, wannabe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh
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No Pain, No Gain (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The story of a bodybuilder who longs to be respected for his mind. Mike Zorillo, a small town Ohio champion bodybuilder with a genius IQ, journeys to the Mecca of bodybuilding, Los Angeles, determined to beat his nemesis, Jake Steel, with natural ...
Style: feel good, uplifting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, rivalry, tough heroes, follow your dream, once promising, redemption, physical appearance, heroes, comeback, lifestyle, contests and competitions, athlete's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 3K
Huddersfield (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Serbia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Huddersfield is a Serbian film. Story is set in a small town in Serbia. Rasha is thirty, lives with his alcoholic father and trying, and failing, to make ends meet by giving literature lessons to teenage girls and hosting a program on the local ...
Style: suspense, serious, bleak, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, love affair, self discovery, moral dilemma, love and romance, couples, uncontrollable, psychopath, curses spells and rituals, wannabe, introspection, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: serbia, former yugoslavia
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 4K
Takeshis' (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Beat Takeshi lives the busy and sometimes surreal life of a showbiz celebrity. One day he meets his blond lookalike named Kitano, a shy convenience store cashier, who, still an unknown actor, is waiting for his big break. After their paths cross, ...
Style: surreal, semi serious, stylized, mind bending, non-linear ...
Plot: surrealism, obsession, identity crisis, dark humor, lifestyle, actor's life, showbiz, lookalikes, wannabe, audition, postmodernism, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 12K
One Chance (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This film follows the remarkable and inspirational true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night.
Style: uplifting, feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: follow your dream, opera singer, ambition, lifestyle, musician's life, self fulfillment, against the odds, couples, opera, audition, cinderella story, underdog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: venice, england
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 6.4
 6K
Delirious (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Les, a small-time celebrity photographer desperate to make it big, befriends Toby, a homeless young man with no direction except a vague desire to become an actor. When by chance Toby becomes romantically involved with K'Harma Leeds, the ...
Style: semi serious, cynical, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: paparazzi, rise to the top, desire for fame, ambition, obsession, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, love and romance, opposites attract, vengeance, showbiz, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, england, europe, usa
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Xiaolin Showdown (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Xiaolin Showdown is an American animated television series that aired on Kids WB and was created by Christy Hui. Set in a world where martial arts battles and Eastern magic are commonplace, the series follows four young warriors in training that ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: bully, monk, superhero, martial arts, battles, dragon, family, adventure, rivalry, escapades, good versus evil, legends and myths ...
Place: japan, tokyo
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 82K
Frances Ha (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Brazil
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An aspiring dancer moves to New York City and becomes caught up in a whirlwind of flighty fair-weather friends, diminishing fortunes and career setbacks.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, mumblecore ...
Plot: friendship, dancer, group of friends, roommate, direction and purpose, follow your dream, bittersweet, dancer's life, loneliness, social relations, boyfriend, supportive friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, japan, paris france, sacramento california ...
Is relevant ?
 4.7
 275
M/M (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Wayward Canadian, Matthew, crushed by the isolation of being new to Berlin, turns his sexual desires toward Matthias that spiral into a dark fixation of assumed identity. Soon, this obsessive power struggle between the two, careens toward brutal ...
Style: homoerotic, lgbt cinema, sexy, psychological, touching ...
Plot: obsession, wannabe, lgbt, gay, gay interest, male objectification, sexuality, erotica, homoeroticism, gay lead character, couples, love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: berlin germany, germany
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We Are Your Friends (2015)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Young Cole Carter dreams of hitting the big time as a Hollywood disc jockey, spending his days and nights hanging with buddies and working on the one track that will set the world on fire. Opportunity comes knocking when he meets James Reed, a ...
Style: light, entertaining, romantic, sexy, harsh ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: dj, music festival, party, fame, friendship between men, musician, ecstasy, friendship, dancing, narcissism, wannabe, ambition ...
Place: los angeles, las vegas, california
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 5.6
 624
Dead End (1999)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Deja-vu, as an ex-detective turned best selling true crime author is confronted by the copycat unsolved serial killings he investigated as a cop ten years ago. And now, all fingers are pointed in his direction. This, compounded by Todd's ...
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: wannabe, serial killer, family relations, disorder, life turned upside down, protagonist as suspect, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, heroes, parents and children, stalker ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
The Bone Collector (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Rookie cop, Amelia Donaghy reluctantly teams with Lincoln Rhyme – formerly the department's top homicide detective but now paralyzed as a result of a spinal injury – to catch a grisly serial killer dubbed 'The Bone Collector'. The ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, police investigation, master criminal, forensics, paraplegic, policewoman, crimes, riddles and clues, investigation, death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 179K
Scream 2 (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two years after the terrifying events that occurred in Woodsboro, Sidney is now attending Windsor College in Cincinnati, and Gale Weathers' best selling book on Sidney's life has now been made into a major motion picture. When two college ...
Style: slasher, suspense, scary, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, college, serial murder, chase, wannabe, postmodernism, psychopath, female psychopath, mystery killer, masked killer, crimes, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, ohio
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 59K
Copycat (1995)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An agoraphobic psychologist and a female detective must work together to take down a serial killer who copies serial killers from the past.
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, murder mystery, psychopath, psychology, police investigation, maniac, mind game, agoraphobia, profiler, crimes, police detective, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, boston
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 10K
Manic (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lyle is filled with rage. After badly beating a classmate during a schoolyard fight, Lyle is committed to a juvenile mental institution in lieu of criminal prosecution. Inside the hospital, Lyle encounters a group of adolescents struggling with a ...
Style: rough, disturbing, psychological, compassionate, depressing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, dysfunctional family, youth, juvenile delinquency, self discovery, teenage life, addiction, doctors and patients, manic, society, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, new jersey
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I'm in the Band (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Tripp Campbell is the new lead guitarist for Iron Weasel, a band that once ruled the world of 80s pop metal. Can he push the washed-up rockers out of his parents' guest room and back in the limelight?
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: music band, rock band, musician's life, starting over, career change, heavy metal, performer's life, unlikely partners, artists and showbiz, youth, grownups, dream come true ...
Time: 80s, 2010s, 2000s
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 14K
The Mantis (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Jeanne Deber, known as "La Mante", the famous serial murderer who terrorized France more than 20 years ago, is forced by the police to come out of isolation to track down her copycat. She agrees to collaborate on one condition: to have ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder investigation, serial killer, investigation, haunted by the past, killings, police, sociopath, prison, strong female character, psychopath, maniac, mind game ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france
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