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 serious, suspenseful, exciting, humorous, cult film and clever films and TV shows about / with megalomaniac, heroes, danger, rivalry, death, escapades, storytelling, dialogue, good versus evil and adventure plots mostly in Adventure, Action and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
megalomaniac movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as megalomaniac: Jack the Ripper (1988), Krrish (2006), Cyberchase (2002), Metropolis (2001), Johnny English (2003), Smallville (2001), Supergirl (1984), Superman (1978), Stargate SG-1 (1997), Shadow of the Vampire (2000).

List of megalomaniac movies

Jack the Ripper (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 182 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: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: jack the ripper, serial killer, murder, megalomaniac, mystery, multiple suspects, crime, mortician, murder of a prostitute, police detective, crimes, danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1880s
Place: scotland yard, england, london, europe, east end london
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Krrish (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: India
Duration: 185 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: serious, atmospheric, stylized, exciting
Plot: superhero, secret identity, good versus evil, megalomaniac, save the world, undercover, adventure, self discovery, inheritance, rivalry, supernatural, supernatural ability ...
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, exciting, educational ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: megalomaniac, world domination, cyberspace, computer virus, mind game, young heroes, adventure, escapades, youth, master villain, a.i., hacker ...
Place: egypt
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Metropolis (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: metropolis, robot, megalomaniac, heroic mission, steampunk, adventure, save the day, uncover truth, self discovery, world domination, androids and robots, society ...
Time: future, 1930s
Place: japan, tokyo
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Johnny English (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 89 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, exciting, funny, absurd, realistic ...
Plot: comedy of errors, parody, farce, secret service, spy, secret agents, espionage, heroes, megalomaniac, secret agent, spy hero, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, france
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Smallville (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, 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: secret identity, superhero, superhuman powers, teenage love, good versus evil, friendship, double life, alien, danger, secret, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: kansas
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Supergirl (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
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, cult film ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, boys' night, family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, laser, secret identity, good versus evil, race against time, teenage girl, megalomaniac, adventure, heroic mission, save the world, magic, daring rescue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, chicago illinois, illinois
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Superman (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Switzerland
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, feel good ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, save the world, heroes, double life, megalomaniac, crime fighter, good versus evil, adventure, danger, self sacrifice, save the day ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 60s, year 1948, year 1978 ...
Place: new york, midwest, usa, california, kansas ...
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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, serious, atmospheric, captivating
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien planet, ancient mystery, space travel, space and aliens, time travel, parallel world, alien race, save the world, wormhole, escapades, cult, megalomaniac ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s ...
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Shadow of the Vampire (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA, Luxembourg
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, dark, serious ...
Plot: obsession, vampire, film within a film, dracula, megalomaniac, escapades, human nature, artists and showbiz, imaginary, filmmaker, gothic horror, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: berlin germany, eastern europe, czechoslovakia
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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, serious, epic, stylized, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, ninja, samurai, martial arts, supernatural, demon, violence, duel, graphic violence, heroes, good versus evil, monster ...
Time: middle ages, ancient times
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
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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, rough, exciting, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: vampire, vengeance, femme fatale, megalomaniac, mutant, criminal's revenge, betrayal, deadly, dangerous attraction, rivalry, stripper, strip club ...
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, not serious, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: music, fame, friendship, secret, conspiracy, lifestyle, ambition, desire for fame, musician's life, music band, disorder, megalomaniac ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york
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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: rough, serious, realistic, clever, stylized ...
Plot: gulf war, historical character, dictatorship, execution, saddam hussein, treason, megalomaniac, political unrest, rivalry, politics, iraq war, state affairs ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 21st century, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: iraq, middle east, iran
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The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, 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, talky ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: squid, friendship, underwater, fish, adventure, goofy hero, disorder, family, megalomaniac, danger, dishonesty, race against time ...
Time: 2000s
Place: pacific ocean
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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: psychological, gothic, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: police inspector, good versus evil, megalomaniac, master criminal, doctor, manipulation, mysterious villain, femme fatale, deception, battle of wits, secret organization, conspiracy ...
Time: 1920s
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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, surprise ending, interesting ...
Plot: superhero, space travel, demi god, chase, immortal, father son conflict, outer space, green skin, sister sister relationship, megalomaniac, patricide, teamwork ...
Time: 80s, year 2014, year 2017, year 1980, 2010s
Place: missouri
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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, suspenseful, suspense, epic
Plot: power struggle, scientist, revenge, good versus evil, fight, politics, race against time, escape, betrayal, murder, megalomaniac, 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: realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: commune, poison, cult, leadership, fighting the system, rebellion, psychopath, religions or cults, against humanity, drug abuse, sect, messiah ...
Time: 70s, year 1980
Place: africa, san francisco
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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: 357 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: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, epic ...
Plot: napoleon bonaparte, napoleonic wars, rise and fall, napoleon, conquering, battles, leadership, rise to the top, ambition, politics, society, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1800s, 1810s, 1790s
Place: france, europe, prussia
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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, stylized, epic, serious, realistic
Plot: julius caesar, roman empire, politics, dictatorship, tragic hero, ambition, war hero, treason, emperor, rivalry, rise and fall, head of state ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt, middle east, europe, africa, rome italy
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Hitler: A Film from Germany (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: West Germany, France, UK
Duration: 442 min.
Story: Documentary film that examines the rise and fall of the Third Reich, incorporating puppetry, rear-screen projection, and a Wagnerian score into a singular epic vision. The director, who grew up under Nazi tyranny, ruminates on good and evil and the ...
Style: experimental, suspense, contemplative, serious, realistic ...
Plot: megalomaniac, anti semitism, downfall, idealism, holocaust, social decay, genocide, world war two, dehumanization, society, unfulfillment, life is a bitch ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, prussia, east germany, bavaria
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The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Russian and British submarines with nuclear missiles on board both vanish from sight without a trace. England and Russia both blame each other as James Bond tries to solve the riddle of the disappearing ships. But the KGB also has an agent on the ...
Style: exciting, witty, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: skiing, kgb, secret agents, espionage, secret service, chase, spy, nuclear, heroes, megalomaniac, gadget, jet ski ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: egypt, england, cairo egypt, russia, soviet union ...
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Dr. No (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the film that launched the James Bond saga, Agent 007 battles mysterious Dr. No, a scientific genius bent on destroying the U.S. space program. As the countdown to disaster begins, Bond must go to Jamaica, where he encounters beautiful Honey ...
Style: exciting, sexy, clever, witty, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, espionage, spy, assassination, world domination, cia, sniper, secretary, gadget, megalomaniac, terrorism, undercover ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, future
Place: jamaica, west indies, caribbean, england, bahamas ...
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Superman II (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Three escaped criminals from the planet Krypton test the Man of Steel's mettle. Led by Gen. Zod, the Kryptonians take control of the White House and partner with Lex Luthor to destroy Superman and rule the world. But Superman, who attempts to ...
Style: exciting, serious, feel good, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, secret identity, save the world, niagara falls, good versus evil, nuclear, megalomaniac, world domination, super strength, criminal, adventure ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, paris france, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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Star Trek: Generations (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the Enterprise-D find themselves at odds with the renegade scientist Soran who is destroying entire star systems. Only one man can help Picard stop Soran's scheme...and he's been dead for ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, based on cult tv series ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sacrifice, outer space, teleportation, death, androids, presumed dead, generation gap, megalomaniac, solar system, mountain cabin, exploding planet, immortality ...
Time: future, 24th century, 23rd century
Place: idaho
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Goldfinger (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Special agent 007 (Sean Connery) comes face to face with one of the most notorious villains of all time, and now he must outwit and outgun the powerful tycoon to prevent him from cashing in on a devious scheme to raid Fort Knox -- and obliterate the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: laser, secret agents, spy, espionage, chase, murder, golf, surveillance, pilot, race against time, henchman, gadget ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: kentucky, england, switzerland, europe, usa ...
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Superman Returns (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Superman returns to discover his 5-year absence has allowed Lex Luthor to walk free, and that those he was closest to felt abandoned and have moved on. Luthor plots his ultimate revenge that could see millions killed and change the face of the ...
Style: exciting, serious, melancholic, suspense, intense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, secret identity, double life, superhero, save the world, transformation, self sacrifice, reporter, good versus evil, adventure, world domination, invulnerability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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Pinky and the Brain (1995)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Pinky and the Brain is an American animated television series. It was the first animated television series to be presented in Dolby Surround. The characters Pinky and the Brain first appeared in 1993 as a recurring segment on the show Animaniacs. ...
Style: not serious, offbeat, humorous, educational film
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: world domination, laboratory, friends, villain, dimwit, megalomaniac, talking animals, cartoon mouse, space travel, mouse, mind control, evil ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
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Batman Begins (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Driven by tragedy, billionaire Bruce Wayne dedicates his life to uncovering and defeating the corruption that plagues his home, Gotham City. Unable to work within the system, he instead creates a new identity, a symbol of fear for the criminal ...
Style: dark, exciting, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, double life, secret identity, good versus evil, heroes, haunted by the past, disguise, batman, fighting crime, undercover, crime fighter, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 20th century, 2000s ...
Place: usa, himalaya, tibet, africa
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