Megalomaniac movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant megalomaniac movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, serious, suspenseful, humorous, stylized and cult film films and TV shows about / with megalomaniac, heroes, rivalry, escapades, mentor, danger, good versus evil, death, dialogue and adventure plots mostly in Adventure, Sci-Fi and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
megalomaniac movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as megalomaniac: The Dictator (2012), Jack the Ripper (1988), Ninja Scroll (1993), House of Saddam (2008), Krrish (2006), Cyberchase (2002), Metropolis (2001), Johnny English (2003), Smallville (2001), Supergirl (1984).

List of megalomaniac movies

The Dictator (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The heroic story of a dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.
Style: humorous, suspense, absurd, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: dictator, un, dark humor, satire, culture clash, farce, megalomaniac, society, head of state, fish out of water, nuclear, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1973, 20th century ...
Place: usa, new york, asia, israel, north africa ...
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Jack the Ripper (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 190 min.
TV show
Story: Jack the Ripper was a 1988 two-part television movie/mini-series portraying a fictionalized account of the hunt for Jack The Ripper, the killer responsible for the Whitechapel murders of 1888. The series coincided with the 100th anniversary of the ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: jack the ripper, serial killer, murder, mystery, megalomaniac, murder of a prostitute, multiple suspects, mortician, police detective, crimes, track down, forensics ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1880s
Place: scotland yard, england, london, europe, east end london
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Ninja Scroll (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jubei is a masterless ninja who travels the land alone, hiring his services to those with gold... or a worthy cause. His fearsome abilities have served him well, but a hideous plot to overthrow the government threatens to end his wandering ways and ...
Style: exciting, epic, serious, bloody, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, samurai, ninja, heroes, demon, master warrior, graphic violence, supernatural, good versus evil, duel, megalomaniac, monster ...
Time: middle ages, ancient times
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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House of Saddam (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 232 min.
TV show
Story: A mini-series that explores the inner workings of Saddam Hussein's family and his relationship with his closest advisers.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, clever, stylized ...
Plot: saddam hussein, historical character, execution, gulf war, megalomaniac, dictatorship, political unrest, treason, politics, rivalry, siblings relations, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 70s
Place: iraq, middle east, iran
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Krrish (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: In Singapore, Krishna is forced by circumstances to use his superpowers and become a masked superhero named Krrish, before getting drawn towards his lost legacy.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, exciting
Plot: superhero, save the world, secret identity, good versus evil, megalomaniac, adventure, self discovery, undercover, fall in love, master villain, supernatural ability, supernatural ...
Place: singapore, india, asia
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Cyberchase (2002)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Cyberchase is an American/Canadian television series for children ages 7-13. The series takes place in Cyberspace, a virtual world, and chronicles the adventures of three children, Jackie, Inez, and Matt, as they use math and problem solving skills ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, multicultural, educational, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: mathematics, problem solving, megalomaniac, cyberspace, heroes, computer virus, adventure, mind game, young heroes, world domination, cyborgs, hacker ...
Place: egypt
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Metropolis (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Duke Red has overseen the construction of a massive Ziggurat to extend his power across the whole planet. Tima, a robot-girl built in the image of his deceased daughter, is at the core of these plans. However, after escaping the Duke's clutches ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: metropolis, steampunk, robot, megalomaniac, artificial intelligence, heroic mission, save the day, uncover truth, adventure, self discovery, androids and robots, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 1930s
Place: japan, tokyo
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Johnny English (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Rowan plays the eponymous lead character in a spoof spy thriller. During the course of the story we follow our hero as he attempts to single-handedly save the country from falling into the hands of a despot.
Style: humorous, parody, exciting, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: comedy of errors, spy, secret service, farce, goofy hero, heroes, secret agents, espionage, british, save the day, megalomaniac, spy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, france
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Smallville (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Smallville is an American television series developed by writers/producers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar. It is based on the DC Comics character Superman, originally created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. The series follows the adventures of Clark ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating, entertaining
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: superhero, secret identity, superhuman powers, double life, teenage love, friendship, good versus evil, superman character, heroes, super powers, teenage superhero, super strength ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: kansas
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Supergirl (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After losing a powerful orb, Kara, Superman's cousin, comes to Earth to retrieve it and instead finds herself up against a wicked witch
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: teenage girl, superhero, secret identity, good versus evil, race against time, megalomaniac, adventure, save the world, heroic mission, magic, save the day, daring rescue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: illinois, new york, chicago illinois
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Superman (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Mild-mannered Clark Kent works as a reporter at the Daily Planet alongside his crush, Lois Lane. Clark must summon his superhero alter-ego when the nefarious Lex Luthor launches a plan to take over the world.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, double life, save the world, space and aliens, crime fighter, heroes, megalomaniac, secret identity, journalist, good versus evil, adventure ...
Time: 70s, 1940s, year 1978, 60s, year 1948 ...
Place: new york, midwest, usa, california, new jersey ...
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Stargate SG-1 (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Stargate SG-1 begins about a year after the events of the feature film, when the United States government learns that an ancient alien device called the Stargate can access a network of such devices on a multitude of planets. SG-1 is an ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, captivating
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien planet, space travel, ancient mystery, space and aliens, alien race, time travel, parallel world, save the world, parallel universe, escapades, cult, megalomaniac ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s ...
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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill's true parentage.
Style: entertaining, exciting, humorous, light, psychotronic ...
Plot: superhero, chase, outer space, alien, space travel, tough guy, adventure hero, female assassin, female humanoid alien, demi god, raccoon, giant creature ...
Time: 80s, year 2014, year 2017, 2010s, year 1980
Place: missouri
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Shadow of the Vampire (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Director F.W. Murnau (John Malkovich) makes a Faustian pact with a vampire (Willem Dafoe) to get him to star in his 1922 film "Nosferatu."
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, gothic horror, dark ...
Plot: vampire, obsession, dracula, megalomaniac, escapades, human nature, artists and showbiz, filmmaker, supernatural, psychopath, obsessive quest, graphic violence ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: eastern europe, czechoslovakia, berlin germany
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Decadent Evil (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: A fallen foot tall Homunculus called Marvin (a part human/part reptile creature) is imprisoned in a birdcage by a vengeful lover who is bidding to become the world's most powerful vampire.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, rough, scary ...
Plot: vampire, femme fatale, vengeance, betrayal, criminal's revenge, dangerous attraction, megalomaniac, mutant, rivalry, stripper, strip club, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Josie and the Pussycats (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Josie, Melody and Val are three small-town girl musicians determined to take their rock band out of their garage and straight to the top, while remaining true to their look, style and sound. They get a record deal which brings fame and fortune but ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, not serious, satirical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: satire, friendship, celebrity, conspiracy, music, desire for fame, musician's life, lifestyle, ambition, music band, megalomaniac, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york
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Spider-Man 2 (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Peter Parker is going through a major identity crisis. Burned out from being Spider-Man, he decides to shelve his superhero alter ego, which leaves the city suffering in the wake of carnage left by the evil Doc Ock. In the meantime, Parker still ...
Style: sincere, exciting, sentimental, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: date night, kids, teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, double life, super villain, teenage hero, scientist, secret identity, mad scientist, disguise, student, good versus evil, spider man character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: new york, usa, plymouth, manhattan new york city
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The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: There's trouble brewing in Bikini Bottom. Someone has stolen King Neptune's crown, and it looks like Mr. Krab, SpongeBob's boss, is the culprit. Though he's just been passed over for the promotion of his dreams, SpongeBob stands ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: squid, ocean, friendship, adventure, goofy hero, disorder, family, fish, megalomaniac, heroic mission, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 2000s
Place: pacific ocean
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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, secret identity, vigilantism, fighting crime, heroic mission, good versus evil, vigilante, superhuman powers, lawyer, corruption, blindness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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Doctor Mabuse (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Criminal mastermind Dr. Mabuse returns from exile to begin a new reign of terror, and only young Inspector Carl Lohemann stands in his way.
Style: gothic, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, neo noir
Plot: police inspector, megalomaniac, good versus evil, master criminal, doctor, genius, conspiracy, mysterious villain, clue, black magic, battle of wits, femme fatale ...
Time: 1920s
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Marvel's M.O.D.O.K. (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The megalomaniacal supervillain M.O.D.O.K. has long pursued his dream of one day conquering the world. But after years of setbacks and failures fighting the Earth’s mightiest heroes, M.O.D.O.K. has run his evil organization A.I.M. into the ground. ...
Style: adult animation, captivating, humorous, entertaining, sitcom
Plot: villain, megalomaniac, control, superhero, male protagonist, egoist, adult humor, cyborgs, super villain, organized crime, silly humor, absurd humor ...
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The Emperor's New Groove (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Kuzco is a self-centered emperor who summons Pacha from a village and to tell him that his home will be destroyed to make room for Kuzco's new summer home. Kuzco's advisor, Yzma, tries to poison Kuzco and accidentally turns him into a ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, semi serious, humorous, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: disney, talking animals, family, change of heart, emperor, adventure, friendship, partners, escapades, treason, spoiled brat, assassination attempt ...
Time: 15th century
Place: latin america, peru, south america
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Doctor Mabuse: Etiopomar (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Dr. Mabuse, criminal mastermind - returns in this epic steam punk thriller, in which six interwoven tales document the downfall of Dr. Mabuse and his city "Etiopomar".
Style: gothic, apocalyptic, suspense, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Plot: power struggle, good versus evil, scientist, revenge, race against time, murder, megalomaniac, politics, betrayal, fight, escape, conspiracy ...
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Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 192 min.
Story: The story of the Peoples Temple cult led by Jim Jones and the events leading up to one of the largest mass suicides in history.
Style: disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: commune, poison, mass suicide, cult, rebellion, fighting the system, leadership, religions or cults, psychopath, against humanity, drug abuse, sect ...
Time: 70s, year 1980, 1940s, year 1965, year 1978
Place: africa, california, san francisco
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Teen Titans (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 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: stylized, exciting, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, beast, teenage life, superhero, good versus evil, save the world, heroes, superhero team, teenage love, team, villain ...
Time: 2000s
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Napoleon (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany, Italy, Canada, USA, UK, Hungary, Spain, Czech Republic
Duration: 380 min.
TV show
Story: The year is 1816, and NAPOLEON, held prisoner by the British on the island of St. Helena, is telling the young English girl BETSY his life story.
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, realistic, epic ...
Plot: napoleon bonaparte, napoleonic wars, rise and fall, conquering, battles, rise to the top, leadership, ambition, battlefield, society, politics, military ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1810s, 1790s
Place: europe, france, prussia
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Julius Caesar (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Twenty year-old Julius Caesar flees Rome for his life during the reign of Sulla but through skill and ambition rises four decades later to become Rome's supreme dictator.
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, epic, realistic
Plot: ancient history, roman empire, julius caesar, dictatorship, politics, tragic hero, ambition, war hero, battlefield, treason, emperor, rivalry ...
Time: 1st century, 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, europe, rome italy
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Hitler: The Last Ten Days (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Hitler: The Last Ten Days takes us into the depths of der Furher’s Berlin bunker during his final days. Based on the book by Gerhard Boldt, it provides a bleak look at the goings-on within, and without.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: megalomaniac, world war two, suicide, bunker, life turned upside down, couples, military, downfall, losing-it hero, confined, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
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Barbarella (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the far future, a highly sexual woman is tasked with finding and stopping the evil Durand-Durand. Along the way she encounters various unusual people.
Style: sexy, futuristic, surreal, stylized, humorous ...
Plot: sexual fantasy, mad scientist, alien planet, astronaut, megalomaniac, good versus evil, female mercenary, space opera, nudity (full frontal - brief), cult, adventure, distant planet ...
Time: future, distant future, 60s
Place: yukon
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Daredevil (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: He dwells in a world of eternal night, but the blackness is filled with sounds and scents, tastes and textures that most cannot perceive. Although attorney Matt Murdock is blind, his other four senses function with superhuman sharpness. By day, ...
Style: exciting, stylized, dark, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: secret identity, supernatural ability, superhero, blindness, vigilantism, good versus evil, martial arts, rain, vengeance, boxing, blind character, superhuman powers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, england, manhattan new york city
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