Villain movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant villain movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, humorous, stylized, twists and turns, visually appealing and entertaining films and TV shows about / with villain, good versus evil, danger, heroes, rivalry, adventure, escapades, death, mentor and chase plots mostly in Fantasy, Action and Adventure genres shot in USA, Japan, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as villain: Joker (2019), Batman Returns (1992), Maleficent (2014), Dexter's Laboratory (1996), Descendants (2015), Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (2008), Cruella (2021), DC's Legends of Tomorrow (2016), Megamind (2010), Red Eye (2005).

List of villain movies

 8.4
 1.0M
Joker (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: During the 1980s, a failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City while becoming an infamous psychopathic crime figure.
Style: thought provoking, atmospheric, bleak, suspense, cynical ...
Plot: mental illness, psycho, insanity, villain, social decay, psychological trauma, social problems, mental patient, bad attitude, character change, evil clown, social problem ...
Time: 80s, year 1981, 20th century, 2010s
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 7.0
 280K
Batman Returns (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Having defeated the Joker, Batman now faces the Penguin - a warped and deformed individual who is intent on being accepted into Gotham society. Crooked businessman Max Schreck is coerced into helping him become Mayor of Gotham and they both attempt ...
Style: stylized, serious, atmospheric, dark fantasy, gothic ...
Audience: date night, teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: villain, double life, dark hero, millionaire, superhero, super villain, good versus evil, corruption, vigilante, superhuman powers, crime fighter, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: usa
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 7.0
 351K
Maleficent (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The untold story of Disney's most iconic villain from the 1959 classic 'Sleeping Beauty'. A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading ...
Style: fairy tale, dark fantasy, captivating, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: fairy, witch, fantasy world, magical, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, princess, disney, imaginary, villain, heroine ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe, france, scotland
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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Musical, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, offbeat, gloomy, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, villain, dark humor, insanity, goth, vengeance, social injustice, shaving, haunted by the past, widow, barbershop, cannibalism ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1850s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe
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Dexter's Laboratory (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Dexter's Laboratory is an American comic science fiction animated children's television series created by Genndy Tartakovsky for Cartoon Network. The series follows Dexter, a boy-genius with a secret laboratory filled with his collection ...
Style: not serious, exciting, humorous, witty, odd ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: villain, laboratory, mischievous children, mad scientist, suburbs, goofy hero, inventions and discoveries, intelligence, experimenting, ambitious, everyday life, family relations ...
Time: 20th century
Place: russia, eastern europe
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 6.4
 17K
Descendants (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A present-day idyllic kingdom where the benevolent teenage son of King Adam and Queen Belle offers a chance of redemption for the troublemaking offspring of Disney's classic villains: Cruella De Vil (Carlos), Maleficent (Mal), the Evil Queen ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night ...
Plot: happy ending, good versus evil, disney, teenage protagonist, witch, fairy godmother, high school, imaginary kingdom, villain, imaginary, adventure, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california
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Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (2008)
Genre: Short, Comedy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Horrible, an aspiring supervillain with his own video blog, is attempting to join the prestigious Evil League of Evil (led by the legendary "thoroughbred of sin", Bad Horse), but his plans are usually foiled by the egotistical ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, parody, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: villain, unrequited love, mad scientist, superhero, imaginary, unfulfilled love, love triangle, rivalry, danger, evil, life philosophy, super villain ...
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 7.4
 77K
Cruella (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
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: psychotronic, light, modern day adaptation, captivating, colourful ...
Plot: fashion, robbery, villain, disney, criminal, villainess, origin story, punk rock, female villain, fashion designer, secret identity, personality change ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, united kingdom
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DC's Legends of Tomorrow (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: When heroes alone are not enough ... the world needs legends. Having seen the future, one he will desperately try to prevent from happening, time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter is tasked with assembling a disparate group of both heroes and villains to ...
Style: captivating, exciting, entertaining, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero team, villain, alternate reality, adventure, save the world, super villain, lgbt, superhero, time travel, female warrior, martial arts, good versus evil ...
Time: 2010s
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 7.2
 235K
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, exciting, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, anti hero, anti heroes, superhuman powers, rivalry, talking animals, villain, benign alien, master villain, reporter, villain turns good ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.5
 114K
Red Eye (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After attending the funeral of her grandmother in Dallas, the Lux Atlantic Hotel manager Lisa is waiting for a flight to Miami. Due to the bad weather and consequent flight delay, she meets in the airport bar Jack Rippner, who is also in the waiting ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: woman in danger, terrorism, airplane, hostage, fear, crimes, danger, stewardess, villain, hitman, kidnapping, psychology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas, miami
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 7.7
 389K
Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Wreck-It Ralph is the 9-foot-tall, 643-pound villain of an arcade video game named Fix-It Felix Jr., in which the game's titular hero fixes buildings that Ralph destroys. Wanting to prove he can be a good guy and not just a villain, Ralph ...
Style: sweet, not serious, humorous, touching, 3d animation ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: obsessive quest, imaginary, adventure, heroes, villain, car race, nothing goes right, computer animation, escapades, misfit, goofy hero, lifestyle change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2010s, 90s ...
Place: usa, california
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 6.9
 299K
The Book of Eli (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.
Style: futuristic, biblical, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, post apocalypse, lone hero, future dystopia, warrior, post apocalyptic, dystopic future, chaos, danger, lone wolves, tough heroes ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, san francisco
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Courage the Cowardly Dog (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Courage the Cowardly Dog is an American comedy horror animated television series created by John R. Dilworth for Cartoon Network. Its central plot revolves around a somewhat anthropomorphic pink/purple dog named Courage who lives with his owners, ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, not serious, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: horror for children, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, monster, animal life, villain, imaginary, supernatural, pets, transformation, dog, fear, cartoon dog, animal protagonist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 21st century, 1990s
Place: kansas, usa
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Dragon Ball Z Kai (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Rejoin Goku and his friends in a series of cosmic battles! Toei has redubbed, recut, and cleaned up the animation of the original 1989 animated series. The show's story arc has been refined to better follow the comic book series on which it is ...
Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: villain, master warrior, martial arts, superhero, adventure, good versus evil, heroic mission, friendship, imaginary, space and aliens, superhuman powers, danger ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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 7.5
 39K
Pokemon (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Ten-year-old Ash aspires to be the greatest Pokémon (pocket monster) trainer in the world. To do this, he enlists the help of many friends, and his own Pokémon, Pikachu. Together, they must search their world for new Pokémon, while avoiding the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: pokemon, adventure, rivalry, friendship, team, heroes, battles, contests and competitions, villain, danger, childhood, creature ...
Time: 1990s, 2000s, 21st century, 20th century, 2010s ...
Place: japan
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Naruto Shippuden (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Naruto Shippuuden is the continuation of the original animated TV series Naruto.The story revolves around an older and slightly more matured Uzumaki Naruto and his quest to save his friend Uchiha Sasuke from the grips of the snake-like Shinobi, ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, saga
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: heroes, master warrior, supernatural ability, young heroes, friendship, ninja, villain, good versus evil, mission, team, adventure, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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 7.0
 180K
Enchanted (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The beautiful princess Giselle is banished by an evil queen from her magical, musical animated land and finds herself in the gritty reality of the streets of modern-day Manhattan. Shocked by this strange new environment that doesn't operate on ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic, feel good, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, family outing, kids, date night, preschoolers ...
Plot: princess, true love, prince, magic, magical, good versus evil, disney, rescue, imaginary kingdom, parallel world, queen, witch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
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 7.5
 231K
Heroes (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Common people discover that they have super powers. Their lives intertwine as a devastating event must be prevented.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, atmospheric, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, save the world, superhero, psychic, teleportation, stopped time, heroes, heroic mission, danger, good versus evil, supernatural, villain ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
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 7.7
 71K
Titans (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A team of young superheroes led by Nightwing (formerly Batman's first Robin) form to combat evil and other perils.
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero team, superhero, supernatural ability, secret identity, friendship, superheroine, villain, danger, murder, crimes, vengeance, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
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 7.7
 74K
Paprika (2006)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a machine that allows therapists to enter their patient's dreams is stolen, all hell breaks loose. Only a young female therapist can stop it: Paprika.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, psychological, twists and turns, philosophical ...
Plot: surveillance, investigation, villain, hallucination, mental illness, deception, fairy, dreams, scientist, research, human nature, doctors and patients ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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The Son of Bigfoot (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Teenage outsider Adam sets out on an epic and daring quest to uncover the mystery behind his long-lost dad, only to find out that he is none other than the legendary Bigfoot! He has been hiding deep in the forest for years to protect himself and his ...
Style: captivating, colourful, funny, twists and turns
Plot: bigfoot, forest, supernatural ability, villain, adventure, obsessive quest, good versus evil, family, father, friends, supernatural, happy ending ...
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Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.
Style: exciting, semi serious, breathtaking, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: archaeologist, adventurer, adventure, treasure hunt, artifact, escapades, journey, ancient, archaeology, courage, secret place, good versus evil ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1936
Place: egypt, cairo egypt, nepal, himalaya, latin america ...
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 6.6
 218K
Glass (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In a series of escalating encounters, security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man who has twenty-four personalities. Meanwhile, the shadowy presence of Elijah Price emerges as an ...
Style: twist ending, bad ending, surprise ending, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: dissociative identity disorder, mental illness, plot twist, psychic, sociopath, villain, super powers, superhero, mental institution, psychology, psychopath, crime fighter ...
Time: 2010s
Place: philadelphia
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Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to ...
Style: futuristic, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space and aliens, outer space, space wars, adventure, self sacrifice, good versus evil, team, teamwork, heroic mission, mission ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: london, san francisco
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 7.1
 16K
Danny Phantom (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Danny Phantom is an American animated television series created by Butch Hartman for Nickelodeon, produced by Billionfold Studios. It was distributed by Nelvana, a Canadian animation company, as was The Fairly OddParents. The show is about a ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, odd
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: secret identity, young heroes, best friends, superhuman powers, ghost, adventure, good versus evil, portal, superhero, supernatural, teenage boy, siblings relations ...
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A Certain Scientific Accelerator (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: After rescuing Last Order and subsequently taking a bullet to the head, Academy City’s top-ranked esper rests in the hospital. But Accelerator’s recovery is cut short when a mysterious girl carrying a photo of his little clone companion asks for ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, humorous
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: supernatural ability, fight, ambition, violence, teenage boy, villain, supernatural, super strength, death, heroes, magical, betrayal ...
Place: japan
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 8.1
 835K
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James Sullivan and Mike Wazowski are monsters, they earn their living scaring children and are the best in the business... even though they're more afraid of the children than they are of them. When a child accidentally enters their world, ...
Style: feel good, sweet, funny, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: friendship, monster, creature, adventure, imaginary, parallel world, friends, rivalry, talking animals, misfit, invisibility, computer animation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: himalaya
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 6.4
 453K
Hancock (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hancock is a down-and-out superhero who's forced to employ a PR expert to help repair his image when the public grows weary of all the damage he's inflicted during his lifesaving heroics. The agent's idea of imprisoning the antihero ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: immortality, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, superhero, invulnerability, heroes, anti hero, villain, impossible love, superhuman, anti heroes, memory loss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, brooklyn new york city, new york
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The Equalizer (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Robyn McCall, an enigmatic former CIA operative with a mysterious background, uses her extensive skills to help those with nowhere else to turn.
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: villain, double life, vengeance, heroes, deadly, crimes, violence, vigilantism, society, crime fighter, undercover, death ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
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