Leader movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant leader movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, stylized and clever films and TV shows about / with leader, danger, adventure, escapades, mentor, storytelling, death, betrayal, imaginary and father son relationship plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as leader: Pretty Little Liars (2010), The Last Samurai (2003), The Secret Circle (2011), Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014), Peaky Blinders (2013), Lie to Me (2009), Darkest Hour (2017), How to Train Your Dragon (2010), Over the Hedge (2006), Young Justice (2010).

List of leader movies

Pretty Little Liars (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Based on the Pretty Little Liars series of young adult novels by Sara Shepard, the series follows the lives of four girls — Spencer, Hanna, Aria, and Emily — whose clique falls apart after the disappearance of their queen bee, Alison. One year ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama, family outing
Plot: secret, high school, friendship, blackmail, haunted by the past, threat, disappearance, best friends, youth, family, gossip and rumors, teacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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The Last Samurai (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, New Zealand, Japan
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them. Pressed to destroy the samurai's way of life in the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, epic, serious, inter cultural ...
Plot: samurai, warrior, self discovery, courage, master warrior, friendship, battles, swords and armor, human spirit, military life, war, pride and honor ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1870s
Place: japan, asia, pacific ocean, tokyo
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The Secret Circle (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: After her mother dies in a fire, Cassie Blake moves in with her grandmother in the beautiful small town of Chance Harbor, Washington. As Cassie gets to know her high school classmates, including sweet-natured Diana and her boyfriend Adam, brooding ...
Style: enigmatic, mysterious, serious, captivating, twists and turns
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, supernatural, small town, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, teenage love, high school, supernatural ability, classmates, small town life, youth, high school life ...
Time: 2010s
Place: washington state
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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A group of scientists in San Francisco struggle to stay alive in the aftermath of a plague that is wiping out humanity, while Caesar tries to maintain dominance over his community of intelligent apes.
Style: tense, exciting, bleak, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: leader, scientist, plague, survival, leadership, ape, forest, monkey, colony, deadly virus, animal life, disorder ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2020s
Place: california, san francisco, usa
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 8.8
 181K
Peaky Blinders (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, serious, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, society, gangsters, organized crime, family relations, rivalry, rise to the top, crimes, determination, fighting crime, crime, gang war ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: england
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 8.0
 103K
Lie to Me (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The world's leading deception researcher, Dr. Cal Lightman, studies facial expression, body language and tone of voice to determine when a person is lying and why, which helps law enforcement and government agencies uncover the truth. But his ...
Style: clever, serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, deception, riddles and clues, talented, research, human nature, dishonesty, crimes, team, interrogation, crime investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 7.4
 136K
Darkest Hour (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A thrilling and inspiring true story begins on the eve of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with ...
Style: based on true events, suspense, serious, realistic, harsh
Plot: prime minister, british history, leader, politics, wartime, world war two, leadership, danger, period piece, husband wife relationship, decision, dictator ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940
Place: england, france, europe
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How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after downing a feared dragon, he realizes that he no longer wants to destroy it, ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, touching, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, dragon, adventure, family, vikings, journey, warrior, imaginary, training, animal training, teamwork, good versus evil ...
Place: scandinavia
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 6.7
 142K
Over the Hedge (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A scheming raccoon fools a mismatched family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food, by invading the new suburban sprawl that popped up while they were hibernating – and learns a lesson about family himself.
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, squirrel, turtle, adventure, family, animal life, heroic mission, resourceful, fight back, cons and scams, environmentalism, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
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 8.7
 27K
Young Justice (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Teenage superheroes strive to prove themselves as members of the Justice League.
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, comic, serious
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, adventure, superhuman powers, rivalry, adolescence, courage, fighting crime, heroes, heroine, leader, team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 9.4
 1.5M
Game of Thrones (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, sexual, epic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: intrigue, dragon, betrayal, incest, political intrigue, politics, adventure, king, palaces castles and temples, royal family, killings, dwarf ...
Time: 2010s, middle ages
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The Penguins of Madagascar (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
Story: The Penguins of Madagascar is an American CGI animated television series airing on Nickelodeon. It stars nine characters from the DreamWorks Animation animated film Madagascar: The penguins Skipper, Kowalski, Private, and Rico; the lemurs King ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: birds, friendship, adventure, nothing goes right, plan gone awry, escapades, disorder, animal life, buddies, friends, leader, danger ...
Place: new york, usa
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 8.1
 136K
Criminal Minds (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: An elite team of FBI profilers analyze the country's most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they strike again. The Behavioral Analysis Unit's most experienced agent is David Rossi, a founding member of the BAU ...
Style: serious, psychological, exciting, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fbi, investigation, crime, murder, special agents, intelligence, profiler, team, law enforcement, danger, serial killer, investigator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, virginia, arizona
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Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Scientist Will Rodman is determined to find a cure for Alzheimer's, the disease which has slowly consumed his father. Will feels certain he is close to a breakthrough and tests his latest serum on apes, noticing dramatic increases in ...
Style: exciting, captivating, thought provoking, suspense, serious ...
Plot: experiment gone awry, rebellion, intelligence, alzheimer's disease, inventions and discoveries, imaginary, fight for supremacy, monkey, genetically altered, virus, scientist, leader ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, near future, future
Place: san francisco, usa
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 6.6
 206K
The Beach (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Twenty-something Richard travels to Thailand and finds himself in possession of a strange map. Rumours state that it leads to a solitary beach paradise, a tropical bliss - excited and intrigued, he sets out to find it.
Style: psychological, exciting, tense, serious, scenic ...
Plot: marijuana, beach, obsessive quest, utopia, delusion, island, survival, map, community, tourist, love and romance, trap ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand, southeast asia
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 7.9
 6K
ThunderCats (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Story: ThunderCats is an American/Japanese animated television series, produced by Ethan Spaulding and Michael Jelenic. A reboot of the original 1980s TV series of the same name, ThunderCats was developed by Warner Bros. Animation and Studio 4°C, and ...
Style: serious, exciting
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: throne, magical, adventure, good versus evil, danger, heroes, leader, cat, imaginary, swords and armor, escapades, prince ...
Time: 2010s
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 6.8
 76K
Terra Nova (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Terra Nova follows an ordinary family on an incredible journey back in time to prehistoric Earth as a small part of a daring experiment to save the human race. In the year 2149, the world is dying. The planet is overdeveloped and overcrowded, with ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, dangerous animal, danger, sent to the past, fate of humanity, dinosaur, survival, adventure, vestiges of humanity, experiment, changing the past or future, mistrust ...
Time: prehistoric times, 22nd century, prehistory
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 7.4
 61K
Hawaii Five-0 (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Steve McGarrett returns home to Oahu, in order to find his father's killer. The governor offers him the chance to run his own task force (Five-0). Steve's team is joined by Chin Ho Kelly, Danny "Danno" Williams, and Kono Kalakaua.
Style: exciting, realistic, stylized, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, partners against crime, crimes, suspicion, teamwork, police investigation, law enforcement, corruption, fighting crime, relatives, organized crime, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: hawaii, usa
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Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Soren, a young barn owl, is kidnapped by owls of St. Aggie's, ostensibly an orphanage, where owlets are brainwashed into becoming soldiers. He and his new friends escape to the island of Ga'Hoole, to assist its noble, wise owls who fight ...
Style: captivating, exciting, stylized, scenic, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, adventure, family, heroic mission, in the woods, birds, owl, heroes, animal life, imaginary, queen ...
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 8.1
 38K
Dead Like Me (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dead Like Me follows a group of undead grim reapers tasked with shepherding the recently departed into the afterlife.
Style: sentimental, offbeat, cynical, witty, humorous ...
Plot: afterlife, corpse, supernatural, death, supernatural ability, team, tragic event, divorce, unfulfillment, dealing with death, earth, young man ...
Place: seattle washington
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 8.6
 329K
Vikings (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Vikings follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the sagas of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family, as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. As well as being a fearless ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, captivating, stylized, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, vikings, historical character, heroic, legends and myths, tough heroes, battles, master warrior, king, heroes, adventure, viking ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, europe
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 7.7
 7K
The Kennedys (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 346 min.
Story: The story of the most fabled political family in American history, told in a manner similar to The Godfather: a manipulative, egocentric father determined to live out his own ambitions through his sons, who in turn spent their lives dancing to his ...
Style: realistic, talky, thought provoking, serious, stylized
Plot: politics, white house, kennedy family, tragic event, cold war, historical character, ambition, liberal, family relations, patriotism, civil rights, leader ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, cuba
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 7.7
 59K
Cell 211 (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The story of two men on different sides of a prison riot -- the inmate leading the rebellion and the young guard trapped in the revolt, who poses as a prisoner in a desperate attempt to survive the ordeal.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, prison, hidden identity, confined, prison riot, prison guard, penitentiary, rebellion, survival, danger, trapped, protest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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 7.6
 94K
The Wave (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A school teacher discusses types of government with his class. His students find it too boring to repeatedly go over national socialism and believe that dictatorship cannot be established in modern Germany. He starts an experiment to show how easily ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, national socialism, based on true events, emotional ...
Plot: fascism, teachers and students, nazism, experiment, dictatorship, high school, teacher, suicide, dictator, anarchist, teenage life, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, california
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 6.9
 11K
Bull (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dr. Jason Bull is the brilliant, brash, and charming founder of a hugely successful trial consulting firm.
Style: captivating, entertaining, light, humorous
Plot: courtroom, workplace situations, lawyer, psychologist, jury, investigation, leader, manipulation, analysis, workplace, legal, law enforcement ...
Place: usa
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The Childhood of a Leader (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, Hungary
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The chilling story of a young American boy living in France in 1918 whose father is working for the US government on the creation of the Treaty of Versailles. What he witnesses helps to mold his beliefs – and we witness the birth of a terrifying ...
Style: suspense, psychological, rough, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: fascism, leader, boy, father son relationship, childhood, tantrum, evil child, mother son relationship, brutality, government agency, prayer, pessimism ...
Time: year 1919, 1910s
Place: france
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Sheep & Wolves: Pig Deal (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Russia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The united town of sheep and wolves lives a peaceful and quiet life until two unexpected guests turn up - a polar fox and a tiny ewe. No one ever expected them to bring a deadly danger, which can be overcome only if they work together. Only teamwork ...
Style: sweet, colourful, light, semi serious, touching
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: courage, sheep, battle, bravery, idealism, leader, happy ending, anthropomorphic animal, wolf, society, fox, pig ...
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 8.2
 68K
Skins (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Irreverent comedy drama which follows the messy lives, loves, delirious highs and inevitable lows of a group of raucous teenage friends in Bristol.
Style: captivating, realistic, semi serious, cynical, sexual ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, homosexual, sexual relations, drugs/alcohol, party, youth, high school life, high school, looking for sex, lifestyle, friendship, siblings relations ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
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 6.6
 237K
John Carter (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who's inexplicably transported to the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars) and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and ...
Style: exciting, epic, serious, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, mysterious planet, space travel, heroes, imaginary kingdom, mars, space wars, princess, danger, teleportation, battles, save the day ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1870s, future
Place: arizona, virginia
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 7.1
 125K
9 (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When 9 first comes to life, he finds himself in a post-apocalyptic world. All humans are gone, and it is only by chance that he discovers a small community of others like him taking refuge from fearsome machines that roam the earth intent on their ...
Style: surreal, bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: vestiges of humanity, man versus machine, steampunk, survival, parallel world, fate of humanity, resistance, objects come to life, technology gone awry, friendship, post apocalyptic, post war ...
Time: future, 1940s
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