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, visually appealing, semi serious and entertaining films and TV shows about / with villain, danger, rivalry, good versus evil, heroes, escapades, adventure, death, mentor and chase plots mostly in Adventure, Action and Animation genres shot in USA, Japan, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as villain: DC's Legends of Tomorrow (2016), Joker (2019), Batman Returns (1992), Maleficent (2014), Dexter's Laboratory (1996), Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (2008), Descendants (2015), Wreck-It Ralph (2012), Courage the Cowardly Dog (1999), Dragon Ball Z Kai (2009).

List of villain movies

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, save the world, adventure, lgbt, superhero, super villain, time travel, female warrior, martial arts, strong female character ...
Time: 2010s
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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, dark humor, atmospheric, gloomy, offbeat ...
Plot: serial killer, villain, insanity, vengeance, shaving, social injustice, violence, goth, haunted by the past, widow, cannibalism, murderous pair ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1850s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe
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 8.5
 885K
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, atmospheric, bleak, cynical ...
Plot: mental illness, insanity, psychological trauma, villain, psycho, social decay, social problems, mental patient, evil clown, bad attitude, clown, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 2010s, year 1981
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 271K
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, gothic, intense ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, date night
Plot: villain, double life, dark hero, superhero, superhuman powers, super villain, corruption, vigilante, crime fighter, violence, businessman, secretary ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: usa
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 7.0
 339K
Maleficent (2014)
Genre: Action, 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, captivating, exciting, stylized, serious ...
Plot: fairy, magical, witch, fantasy world, good versus evil, dark fantasy, disney, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, betrayal, villain ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe, france
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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, witty, humorous, dark humor
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: villain, laboratory, mischievous children, mad scientist, suburbs, inventions and discoveries, goofy hero, intelligence, young heroes, everyday life, family relations, experimenting ...
Time: 20th century
Place: eastern europe, russia
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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, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: villain, mad scientist, superhero, imaginary, unfulfilled love, unrequited love, love triangle, rivalry, evil, danger, parody, life philosophy ...
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 6.3
 16K
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: good versus evil, teenage protagonist, happy ending, disney, witch, high school, imaginary, villain, imaginary kingdom, adventure, danger, witchcraft ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 374K
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, exciting, humorous, touching, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: villain, adventure, imaginary, car race, obsessive quest, heroes, escapades, misfit, lifestyle change, courage, fish out of water, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 2010s, 90s ...
Place: usa, california
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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: villain, imaginary, monster, talking animals, animal life, save the day, supernatural, dog, pets, transformation, fear, cartoon dog ...
Time: 2000s, 20th century, 1990s, 21st century, 90s
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, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, friendship, space and aliens, superhuman powers, imaginary, danger ...
Time: future
Place: asia, japan
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 37K
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, humorous, stylized
Audience: preschoolers, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, pokemon, rivalry, heroes, team, battles, contests and competitions, villain, childhood, underdog, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, 1990s ...
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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, stylized, suspenseful, saga
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: supernatural ability, master warrior, heroes, team, friendship, young heroes, ninja, villain, good versus evil, mission, adventure, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 290K
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, serious, biblical, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, post apocalypse, post apocalyptic, dystopic future, chaos, warrior, lone wolves, future dystopia, lone hero, brutality, danger ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, san francisco
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 175K
Enchanted (2007)
Genre: Animation, 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, kids, family outing, date night, preschoolers ...
Plot: princess, true love, prince, good versus evil, magical, disney, rescue, parallel world, imaginary kingdom, queen, witch, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 227K
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, psychic, superhero, save the world, teleportation, stopped time, heroes, heroic mission, danger, good versus evil, supernatural, villain ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 69K
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: atmospheric, surreal, twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: surveillance, investigation, villain, mental illness, deception, fairy, dreams, scientist, research, introspection, human nature, psychiatrist ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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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, adventure, treasure hunt, adventurer, archaeology, artifact, escapades, journey, ancient, map, courage, good versus evil ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1936
Place: egypt, cairo egypt, nepal, himalaya, usa ...
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 201K
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: plot twist, dissociative identity disorder, mental illness, psychic, sociopath, villain, super powers, superhero, mental institution, psychology, psychopath, invulnerability ...
Time: 2010s
Place: philadelphia
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 112K
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, intense, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: woman in danger, terrorism, airplane, fear, hostage, telephone call, crimes, hitman, flirting, stewardess, danger, airport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas, miami
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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: spacecraft, space travel, outer space, space and aliens, adventure, space wars, good versus evil, team, self sacrifice, heroic mission, mission, teamwork ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: san francisco, london
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 801K
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, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: friendship, monster, adventure, imaginary, rivalry, parallel world, fear, friends, creature, invisibility, kidnapping, villain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: himalaya
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 440K
Hancock (2008)
Genre: Action, 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: boys' night, teens
Plot: immortality, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, superhero, heroes, villain, anti hero, anti heroes, memory loss, alcohol abuse, impossible love, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
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 7.2
 225K
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, funny, witty ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: superhero, anti heroes, good versus evil, superhuman powers, anti hero, rivalry, master villain, reporter, talking animals, fish, dating, villain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 26K
Teen Titans (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Teen Titans is an American animated television series based on the DC Comics characters of the same name, primarily the run of stories by Marv Wolfman and George Pérez in the early-1980s The New Teen Titans comic book series. The show was created ...
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, semi serious, touching
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, adventure, superhero, heroes, good versus evil, teenage love, teenage life, villain, heroic mission, superhero team, supernatural, secret identity ...
Time: 2000s
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The Venture Bros. (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Hank and Dean Venture, with their father Doctor Venture and faithful bodyguard Brock Samson, go on wild adventures facing megalomaniacs, zombies, and suspicious ninjas, all for the glory of adventure. Or something like that.
Style: witty, humorous, cynical, not serious, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: scientist, parody, villain, super villain, sexual humor, science, goofy hero, save the day, adventure, danger, rivalry, peril ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s
Is relevant ?
Beware the Batman (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Beware the Batman is an American computer-animated television series based on the DC Comics superhero Batman. The series was premiered in the United States on Cartoon Network on July 13, 2013, as part of their DC Nation block. It is the replacement ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, twists and turns
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, villain, fighting crime, double life, vigilantism, master villain, crimes, escapades, danger, batman, computer animation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new jersey
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 263K
A Bug's Life (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On behalf of "oppressed bugs everywhere," an inventive ant named Flik hires a troupe of warrior bugs to defend his bustling colony from a horde of freeloading grasshoppers led by the evil-minded Hopper.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, witty, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, good versus evil, danger, misfit, exploitation, deception, teamwork, villain, adventure, fight, threat, individualism ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: texas
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The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by the Gotham City Police Department. Eight years later, Batman ...
Style: exciting, bleak, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heroes, superhero, good versus evil, secret identity, batman, chaos and mayhem, explosion, double life, police detective, tragic villain, nuclear threat, disguise ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, pentagon, italy
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 647K
The Incredibles (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bob Parr has given up his superhero days to log in time as an insurance adjuster and raise his three children with his formerly heroic wife in suburbia. But when he receives a mysterious assignment, it's time to get back into costume.
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, feel good, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: superhero, secret identity, adventure, heroes, disney, good versus evil, superhuman powers, family, family relations, villain, parents and children, lawsuit ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 50s, 60s, year 1962
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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