Male protagonist movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant male protagonist movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, exciting, stylized, entertaining, visually appealing and suspense films and TV shows about / with male protagonist, chase, danger, violence, destiny, good versus evil, dialogue, heroes, mythology and adventure plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as male protagonist: Arctic (2018), Text (2019), Troy (2004), Borat Subsequent Moviefilm (2020), Hoops (2020), Danny Phantom (2004), Community (2009), Archer Vice (2009), Daredevil (2015), House (2004).

List of male protagonist movies

 6.8
 44K
Arctic (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man stranded in the Arctic is finally about to receive his long awaited rescue. However, after a tragic accident, his opportunity is lost and he must then decide whether to remain in the relative safety of his camp or embark on a deadly trek ...
Style: uplifting, suspense, disturbing, captivating, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: arctic, survival, stranded, injury, helicopter crash, polar bear, fish, flare, ice, male protagonist, snow, helicopter ...
Time: 21st century
Place: antarctica
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 6.7
 2K
Text (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Ilya Goryunov has spent seven years in prison on false charges of drug trafficking. When Ilya is free he realizes that the old life that he yearned for is no more. Although he did not intend to take revenge on the man who sent him to prison, now ...
Style: sexy, suspense, cynical, disturbing, avant garde ...
Plot: unsimulated sex, sexual relations, female nudity, lust, revenge, male protagonist, sexual desire, frame up, wrongful conviction, anger, drinking, falsely accused ...
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 7.3
 490K
Troy (2004)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, Malta, UK
Duration: 163 min.
Story: In year 1250 B.C. during the late Bronze age, two emerging nations begin to clash. Paris, the Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband Menelaus, and sail with him back to Troy. After Menelaus finds out that his wife was ...
Style: epic, exciting, serious, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: warrior, sword fight, mythology, army, courage, greek mythology, battlefield, betrayal, ancient, tragic hero, legendary, conquering ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe, paris france
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Borat Subsequent Moviefilm (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 14 years after making a film about his journey across the USA, Borat risks life and limb when he returns to the United States with his young daughter, and reveals more about the culture, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the political elections.
Style: satirical, dark humor, absurd, gross out humor, humorous
Plot: disguise, presidential election, prank, social satire, male protagonist, father daughter relationship, countryside, epiphany, feminism, political rally, hillbilly, masked man ...
Place: manhattan new york city, kazakhstan, new york, xian, texas
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 6.0
 4K
Hoops (2020)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: A foul-mouthed high school basketball coach is sure he'll hit the big leagues if he can only turn his terrible team around. Good luck with that.
Style: adult animation, cynical, toilet humor, sexploitation film, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: male protagonist, school, high school, sex, basketball coach, sexual humor, adult humor, sexual content, obscenity, vulgarity, buddies, perversion ...
Place: usa
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The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Follows Jimmy Neutron, his faithful robotic dog, Goddard, and his eclectic friends and family as they experience life in Retroville. Jimmy is a typical kid, who just happens to be a genius. He creates gadgets to improve his everyday life, but his ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, exciting, clever ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: mad scientist, inventions and discoveries, hi-tech, mischievous children, young heroes, youth, imaginary, pets, buddies, everyday life, experiment, gadget ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.1
 15K
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
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: secret identity, best friends, superhuman powers, ghost, young heroes, adventure, portal, superhero, good versus evil, supernatural, heroes, siblings relations ...
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 8.5
 220K
Community (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the lives of a group of students at what is possibly the world’s worst community college in the fictional locale of Greendale, Colorado.
Style: witty, not serious, sitcom, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college life, friends, friendship, lifestyle change, student life, hardcase students, social relations, odd, geek, uptight character, silly humor, crush ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
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 8.6
 138K
Archer Vice (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Sterling Archer is the world's most daunting spy. He works for ISIS, a spy agency run by his mother. In between dealing with his boss and his co-workers - one of whom is his ex-girlfriend - Archer manages to annoy or seduce everyone that ...
Style: witty, cynical, stylized, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, danger, sarcasm, womanizer, parody, escapades, government agency, secret agents, hotshot hero, espionage, james bond spoof, spy spoof ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
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 8.6
 363K
Daredevil (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: Lawyer-by-day Matt Murdock uses his heightened senses from being blinded as a young boy to fight crime at night on the streets of Hell’s Kitchen as Daredevil.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, vigilantism, fighting crime, secret identity, good versus evil, heroic mission, danger, superhuman powers, undercover, lawyer, ninja ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, France, Canada
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A traveling theater company gives its audience much more than they were expecting.
Style: surreal, stylized, semi serious, humorous, weird ...
Plot: imaginary kingdom, mysterious character, deal with the devil, imagination, immortality, magical, god or devil, bet, destiny, deal, transformation, ancient ...
Place: london
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 8.7
 415K
House (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Gregory House, a drug-addicted, unconventional, misanthropic medical genius, leads a team of diagnosticians at the fictional Princeton–Plainsboro Teaching Hospital in New Jersey.
Style: clever, witty, cynical, dark humor, psychological ...
Plot: prodigy, doctor, intelligence, patient, talented, human nature, mastermind, hospital, peril, loner, antisocial behavior, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new jersey, usa
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 7.9
 984
Dan Vs. (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Dan Vs. is an Emmy award winning American Flash animated television series created by Dan Mandel and Chris Pearson. The series has spanned three seasons, airing on Hub Network from January 1, 2011 to March 9, 2013. The series is rated TV-PG.
Style: humorous, not serious, contemplative, light
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: friends, friendship, buddies, vengeance, rivalry, talented, disorder, irresponsible, male protagonist, anger, husband wife relationship, tragic villain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.1
 135K
Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Continuing his "legendary adventures of awesomeness", Po must face two hugely epic, but different threats: one supernatural and the other a little closer to his home.
Style: light, funny, psychotronic, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: kids
Plot: talking animals, fight scenes, kung fu, dragon, anthropomorphism, good versus evil, fantasy world, village, martial arts, wrestler, adventure, friendship ...
Place: china, ancient china
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 6.2
 501K
Spider-Man 3 (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The seemingly invincible Spider-Man goes up against an all-new crop of villains – including the shape-shifting Sandman. While Spider-Man’s superpowers are altered by an alien organism, his alter ego, Peter Parker, deals with nemesis Eddie Brock ...
Style: exciting, sentimental, suspenseful, serious, cult film ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, double life, friendship, heroes, jealousy, amnesia, transformation, super powers, genetically altered, character change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Inside a snowflake exists the magical land of Whoville. In Whoville, live the Whos, an almost mutated sort of Munchkin-like people. All the Whos love Christmas, yet just outside of their beloved Whoville lives the Grinch. The Grinch is a nasty ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale, whimsical ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, imaginary kingdom, santa claus, village, redemption, holiday, materialism, rescue, family, disorder, social misfits, fish out of water ...
Time: 2000s
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 7.3
 690K
Spider-Man (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After being bitten by a genetically altered spider, nerdy high school student Peter Parker is endowed with amazing powers.
Style: exciting, serious, psychotronic, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, super villain, superhuman powers, transformation, experiment, good versus evil, double life, disguise, heroes, courage, experiment gone awry, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 5.6
 49K
Dolittle (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, China, UK, Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A physician discovers that he can talk to animals.
Style: light, funny, humorous, not serious, entertaining
Audience: kids
Plot: animals, veterinarian, animal human communication, journey, family, adventure, talking animals, doctor, ship, imaginary, friendship, talking to an animal ...
Time: victorian england, 2020s, victorian era
Place: usa, buckingham palace
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Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The sailor of legend is framed by the goddess Eris for the theft of the Book of Peace, and must travel to her realm at the end of the world to retrieve it and save the life of his childhood friend Prince Proteus.
Style: feel good, exciting, semi serious, psychotronic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, pirate, disney, chase, goddess, danger, mythical creature, rivalry, mythology, prince, good versus evil, arabian nights ...
Time: ancient times, middle ages, 8th century
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Dolemite Is My Name (2019)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story of Rudy Ray Moore, who created the iconic big screen pimp character Dolemite in the 1970s.
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, dark humor, thought provoking
Plot: filmmaking, film industry, vulgarity, showbiz, show business, actor, male protagonist, money, vinyl, comedian, group of friends, vagina ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
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Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy, from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer, who refused to believe the truth about him for years.
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, maniac, serial murder, prison, murder, violence, death penalty, police investigation, escape, male female relationship, prisoner, necrophilia ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
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Mario on Tour (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Argentina
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Mario has all it takes to succeed in the music business but he didn't make it. Now he earns a living out of singing cover songs by the popular Argentine singer "Sandro" in bachelorhood parties, weddings or birthdays celebrations, ...
Style: road movie, contemplative, psychological, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: male protagonist, singer, father son relationship, teenager, love, parenting, father and son, friendship, teenage son, ex husband ex wife relationship, divorced father, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: argentina
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 3.7
 1K
The Last Man (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, Argentina, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tov Matheson is a war veteran with PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) who perceives that the end of the world is coming. After establishing a relationship with a dubious Messiah, he leaves his normal life and begins the construction of a shelter ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: apocalypse, post traumatic stress disorder, storm, cult, suicidal thoughts, gang, end of the world, contemplating suicide, messiah, male protagonist, war veteran, father daughter relationship ...
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I Can Only Imagine (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Growing up in Texas, Bart Millard suffers physical and emotional abuse at the hands of his father. His childhood and relationship with his dad inspires him to write the hit song "I Can Only Imagine" as singer of the Christian band MercyMe.
Style: christian film, sincere, touching, thought provoking, based on true events
Audience: family outing
Plot: father son relationship, musician, folklore, male protagonist, religion, singer, songwriter, death of father, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, multiple time frames, song, christianity ...
Time: year 1985, 1990s, 80s, 90s
Place: texas
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Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Ten years after the invasion of Naboo, the galaxy is on the brink of civil war. Under the leadership of a renegade Jedi named Count Dooku, thousands of solar systems threaten to break away from the Galactic Republic. When an assassination attempt is ...
Style: saga, exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, army, space opera, outer space, heroes, mentor, good versus evil, sword fight, star wars, teaching the ways of the world, political conspiracy ...
Time: future, 2000s
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The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The human city of Zion defends itself against the massive invasion of the machines as Neo fights to end the war at another front while also opposing the rogue Agent Smith.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, bleak, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, alternate reality, freedom, chosen one, warrior, virtual reality, precognition, save the world, post apocalypse, heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 23rd century
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 6.3
 160K
King Arthur (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the 'Sarmatian hypothesis' which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and that the Roman-British military commander, ...
Style: exciting, epic, serious, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, king arthur, battles, swords and armor, roman empire, king, army, folk hero, medieval, arthurian legend, freedom, adventure ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century, 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, england, britain, rome italy ...
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 6.8
 373K
Bruce Almighty (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bruce Nolan toils as a "human interest" television reporter in Buffalo, N.Y. Despite his high ratings and the love of his beautiful girlfriend, Grace, Bruce remains unfulfilled. At the end of the worst day in his life, he angrily ridicules ...
Style: light, humorous, inspirational, witty, funny ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: wish come true, god, miraculous event, chosen one, responsibility, supernatural ability, deal, supernatural power, god or devil, switching roles, redemption, divine intervention ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: mount everest
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 7.4
 19K
Baby Daddy (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Baby Daddy follows Ben, a young man in his early 20s living the life of a bachelor in New York City with his buddy, Tucker, and his brother, Danny. Their lives are turned upside down when they come home one day to find a baby girl left on the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sitcom, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: baby, babies and infants, responsibility, parents and children, single father, roommate, family relations, hockey player, youth, family, crush, friends in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
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 7.9
 592K
Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Thor is on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok, the prophecy of destruction to his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization, at the hands of an all-powerful new ...
Style: entertaining, comic, psychotronic, stylized, surprise ending ...
Plot: supernatural power, alien planet, giant creature, warrior, female villain, norse mythology, planet, superhero, alien civilization, battles, norse god, demon ...
Time: 2010s, year 2017
Place: new york, norway
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