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, captivating, suspense, entertaining and stylized films and TV shows about / with villain, good versus evil, heroes, danger, superhero, rivalry, chase, adventure, evil and death plots mostly in Adventure, Comedy and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as villain: Joker (2019), Cruella (2021), Descendants (2015), Batman Returns (1992), Maleficent (2014), Red Eye (2005), Wreck-It Ralph (2012), Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (2008), DC's Legends of Tomorrow (2016), Megamind (2010).

List of villain movies

 8.4
 1.2M
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: suspense, thought provoking, bleak, atmospheric, cynical ...
Plot: mental illness, psycho, social problems, insanity, psychological trauma, loneliness, mental patient, villain, evil clown, mental disorder, social decay, psychopath ...
Time: 80s, 2010s, year 1981, 20th century
Place: new jersey
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 7.3
 227K
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, psychotronic, visually appealing ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: fashion, disney, villain, female villain, fashion designer, robbery, designer, villainess, personality change, dalmatian, criminal, secret identity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future, year 1965
Place: london, england, united kingdom, britain, europe
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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, gothic horror, gloomy, dark ...
Plot: serial killer, dark humor, goth, barbershop, insanity, social injustice, judge, villain, vengeance, loss of loved one, revenge, cannibalism ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 18th century, 1850s
Place: england, london, europe
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 6.2
 20K
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, ridiculous, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: teenager, disney, teenage protagonist, good versus evil, fairy godmother, happy ending, high school, family, villain, imaginary kingdom, adventure, witch ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california
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 7.1
 303K
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: gothic, dark fantasy, stylized, dark, intense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, boys' night, teens, date night
Plot: superhero, batman, double life, villain, dark hero, corruption, vigilante, revenge, good versus evil, christmas, crime fighter, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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 6.9
 372K
Maleficent (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
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 ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: witch, disney, princess, fairy, good versus evil, fantasy world, imaginary kingdom, magical, wizards and magicians, magical creature, queen, heroine ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: france, europe, scotland
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 6.5
 121K
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, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, woman in danger, kidnapping, hostage, villain, fear, hitman, crimes, airport, psychology, hotel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, miami, dallas texas, texas
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 7.7
 417K
Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
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, humorous, not serious, touching, parody ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: obsessive quest, adventure, disney, villain, lifestyle change, heroes, escapades, friendship, hacker, disorder, misfit, courage ...
Time: 2010s, year 2012, 80s, 90s, 21st century ...
Place: california, usa
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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, light, entertaining, lyrical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: villain, mad scientist, unrequited love, superhero, unfulfilled love, life philosophy, creativity, music, love triangle, rivalry, super villain, evil ...
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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, time travel, lgbt, villain, superhero, save the world, adventure, alternate reality, female warrior, martial arts, super villain, lesbian ...
Time: 2010s
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 7.3
 257K
Megamind (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, entertaining, funny, twists and turns, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: superhero, villain turns good, good versus evil, villain, rivalry, superhuman powers, talking animals, escapades, master villain, anthropomorphism, benign alien, super villain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2010
Place: usa
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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: exciting, captivating, tense, humorous
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: supernatural ability, villain, ambition, fight, death, violence, super strength, supernatural, heroes, teenage boy, self discovery, betrayal ...
Place: japan
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 7.1
 197K
Enchanted (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, 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, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, kids, family outing, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: princess, disney, true love, good versus evil, magic, prince, imaginary kingdom, love and romance, witch, magical, dragon, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sequel to the box-office hit film "Venom."
Style: psychotronic, tense, captivating, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: superhero, monster, villain, alien monster, human versus alien, alien parasite, alien creature, experiment gone awry, revenge, heroes, alien, sociopath ...
Time: 2020s, 90s, year 1996
Place: san francisco, california, north america, usa, mexico
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 7.3
 531K
It (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In a small town in Maine, seven children known as The Losers Club come face to face with life problems, bullies and a monster that takes the shape of a clown called Pennywise.
Style: scary, suspense, surprise ending, rough, slasher ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: killer clown, monster, evil clown, missing person, fear, small town, clown, death of brother, supernatural horror, child, child killer, good versus evil ...
Time: year 1989, year 1988, 80s
Place: maine
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 7.5
 42K
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, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, pokemon, rivalry, team, friendship, contests and competitions, heroes, villain, battles, underdog, childhood, teenage boy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: japan
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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, breathtaking, entertaining, atmospheric, epic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, archaeologist, artifact, adventurer, escapades, treasure, archaeology, ancient, journey, desert, secret place ...
Time: 1930s, year 1936, 20th century
Place: egypt, nepal, cairo egypt, south america, usa ...
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 8.2
 865K
Die Hard (1988)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: NYPD cop, John McClane's plan to reconcile with his estranged wife is thrown for a serious loop when minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is overtaken by a group of terrorists. With little help from the LAPD, wisecracking ...
Style: intense, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, heist, gunfight, christmas, terrorist, one man army, tough guy, police officer, one against many, police, courage, machismo ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 8.5
 52K
Samurai Jack (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Made by Genndy Tartakovsky, this animated series tells the story of a great warrior displaced to the distant future by the evil shape-shifting wizard Aku. The world has become a bleak place under the rule of Aku, segregated into fantastic tribes and ...
Style: adult animation, semi serious, exciting, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: samurai, time travel, master warrior, villain, sword and sorcery, sword fight, one man army, good versus evil, martial arts, warrior, adventure, ancient ...
Time: future, 2010s, 2000s
Place: japan
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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
Audience: kids
Plot: bigfoot, forest, supernatural ability, adventure, obsessive quest, villain, good versus evil, family, friends, supernatural, father, happy ending ...
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 5.0
 12K
The Equalizer (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, psychological, unusual plot structure, disturbing ...
Plot: fight scenes, villain, vengeance, double life, heroes, violence, crimes, mother daughter relationship, society, vigilantism, undercover, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
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 7.8
 51K
Doom Patrol (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Doom Patrol’s members each suffered horrible accidents that gave them superhuman abilities — but also left them scarred and disfigured. Traumatized and downtrodden, the team found purpose through The Chief, who brought them together to ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, disturbing, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: superhero team, superhero, outcast, tragedy, androids and robots, talking robot, tragic event, villain, split personality, cyborgs, misfit, superheroine ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.6
 97K
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: tense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: superhero, superhero team, supernatural ability, secret identity, friendship, superheroine, murder, villain, fight scenes, vengeance, crimes, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
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Dexter's Laboratory (1996)
Genre: Animation, Short, 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, witty, humorous, adult animation ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: mischievous children, laboratory, mad scientist, villain, intelligence, suburbs, goofy hero, inventions and discoveries, siblings relations, ambitious, young heroes, everyday life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: eastern europe, russia, japan
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Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: This classic western masterpiece is an epic film about a widow whose land and life are in danger as the railroad is getting closer and closer to taking them over. A mysterious harmonica player joins forces with a desperado to protect the woman and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, epic, clever, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, cowboy, mysterious character, vengeance, gunfight, villain, revenge, gang, death, small town, duel, tragic hero ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, yuma arizona
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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: humorous, not serious, semi serious, captivating, gothic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: animal life, talking animals, villain, pets, cartoon dog, animal protagonist, supernatural, transformation, fear, save the day, dog, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 2000s
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: exciting, humorous, stylized, semi serious
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, villain, superhero, evil alien, good versus evil, adventure, friendship, heroic mission, space and aliens, superhuman powers, supernatural power ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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 8.4
 100K
Banshee (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Banshee is an American drama television series set in a small town in Pennsylvania Amish country and features an enigmatic ex-con posing as a murdered sheriff who imposes his own brand of justice while also cooking up plans that serve his own ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, sexy, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ex convict, sheriff, female nudity, tough heroes, organized crime, crimes, thief, small town, sexual activity, cons and scams, small town life, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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 8.1
 895K
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, funny, humorous, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: monster, friendship, adventure, creature, parallel world, talking animals, rivalry, fantasy world, friends, misfit, villain, disney ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century
Place: himalaya
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 7.1
 18K
Danny Phantom (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
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, gothic, odd
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, ghost, young heroes, best friends, adventure, teenage life, good versus evil, siblings relations, supernatural, superhuman powers, heroes ...
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