Anti villain movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant anti villain movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending, psychotronic, tense and serious films and TV shows about / with anti villain, murder, death, fight, violence, chase, revenge, danger, heroes and hostage plots mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as anti villain: Burke & Hare (2010), Big Hero 6 (2014), Thor: Love and Thunder (2022), Fast & Furious 9 (2021), Scrooged (1988), 12 Rounds 2: Reloaded (2013), God of Thunder (2015), X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009), Infernal Affairs (2002), Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994).

List of anti villain movies

Burke & Hare (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, History, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two 19th-century opportunists (Simon Pegg, Andy Serkis) become serial killers so that they can maintain their profitable business supplying cadavers to an anatomist (Tom Wilkinson).
Style: stylized, romantic, visually appealing, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: serial killer, dark humor, anti villain, cruelty, greed, adaptation, partners, friends, culture clash, fall in love, death, odd couple ...
Time: 19th century, edwardian era, 1820s, 18th century
Place: scotland, england, ireland, europe, britain ...
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Big Hero 6 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.
Style: touching, feel good, entertaining, exciting, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, robot, disney, friendship, heroes, teenage life, boy genius, androids and robots, good versus evil, young heroes, friends, child prodigy ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: san francisco, tokyo, california
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Thor: Love and Thunder (2022)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Thor goes on a journey unlike anything he’s ever faced — a quest for inner peace. But his retirement is interrupted by a galactic killer known as Gorr the God Butcher, who seeks the extinction of the gods. To combat the threat, Thor enlists the ...
Style: campy, entertaining, exciting, disturbing, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: superhero, norse god, space travel, superheroine, warrior, heroine, alien, heroes, battles, mythology, comic hero, lgbtq ...
Time: 2020s
Place: ancient greece, norway
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Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Doctor Strange, with the help of mystical allies both old and new, traverses the mind-bending and dangerous alternate realities of the Multiverse to confront a mysterious new adversary.
Style: dark fantasy, psychotronic, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: superhero, multiverse, magical power, alternate universe, villain, interdimensional travel, witchcraft, monster, superhero team, mutant, supernatural power, witch ...
Time: 2020s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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Fast & Furious 9 (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: The next installment in the franchise.
Style: ambiguous ending, anamorphic, exciting, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car, street racing, car race, car chase, suspense, family relations, brother brother relationship, cia agent, chase, murder, woman kills a man, loss of family ...
Time: 2020s, 90s, year 1989, 80s, 21st century
Place: london, tokyo, edinburgh scotland, jamaica, georgia (former ussr) ...
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Scrooged (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In this modern take on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television executive whose cold ambition and curmudgeonly nature has driven away the love of his life, Claire Phillips ...
Style: light, humorous, funny, parody, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: christmas, ghost, redemption, supernatural, greed, holiday, christmas eve, television, happy ending, time travel, tv show, love ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future, 70s, 60s ...
Place: usa, new york
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12 Rounds 2: Reloaded (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Nick Malloy portrays an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) who finds himself caught in a deadly 12-round game of cat and mouse with a vigilante tied to the paramedic's past. With little time to spare and his wife's life hanging in the ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, race against time, paramedic, mind game, kidnapping, confined, violence spree, cat and mouse, criminal's revenge, woman in danger, spouse in danger, murder ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, british columbia
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Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (2023)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Story: Miles Morales returns for the next chapter of the Spider-Verse saga, an epic adventure that will transport Brooklyn’s full-time, friendly neighborhood Spider-Man across the Multiverse to join forces with Gwen Stacy and a new team of Spider-People ...
Style: psychotronic, exciting, anime
Audience: kids
Plot: superhero, peter parker character, spider man character, teenager, super powers, laboratory, masked vigilante, super strength, anthropomorphism, child, african american, loss of son ...
Time: 2010s
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God of Thunder (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Defeated on the battlefield by Thor, Loki is brought to Odin for justice. But by using his guile and trickery, Loki escapes to Earth. There he will conquer mankind and raise an even larger army to use in his quest for domination throughout the Nine ...
Style: tense, psychological, unusual plot structure, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: superhero, journey, anti villain, brother vs brother, friends, fish out of water, suspense, chase, society, fight, super strength, heroes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Shang-Chi must confront the past he thought he left behind when he is drawn into the web of the mysterious Ten Rings organization.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: martial arts, superhero, fight, kung fu, martial artist, villain, heroes, giant monster, warrior, portal, bus, monster ...
Time: future, 90s, 2020s, year 1996, 21st century
Place: china, usa, san francisco, north america
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Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Story: Edward and Alphonse Elric's reckless disregard for alchemy's fun­damental laws ripped half of Ed's limbs from his body and left Al's soul clinging to a cold suit of armor. To restore what was lost, the brothers scour a war-torn ...
Style: anime, exciting, serious, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: alchemy, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, siblings relations, brother brother relationship, genocide, heroes, evil, technology, escapades, alchemist, brother ...
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X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After seeking to live a normal life, Logan sets out to avenge the death of his girlfriend by undergoing the mutant Weapon X program and becoming Wolverine.
Style: exciting, intense, stylized, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, kids, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: superhero, mutant, supernatural ability, immortality, teleportation, superhuman powers, revenge, good versus evil, fight, telepathy, army, heroes ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: new orleans, usa, canada, vietnam, ohio ...
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Infernal Affairs (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Chan Wing Yan, a young police officer, has been sent undercover as a mole in the local mafia. Lau Kin Ming, a young mafia member, infiltrates the police force. Years later, their older counterparts, Chen Wing Yan and Inspector Lau Kin Ming, ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, intense, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mole, police, suspense, organized crime, undercover, betrayal, mafia, gangsters, undercover cop, double life, mind game, spy ...
Time: future, 2000s, 21st century
Place: hong kong, india, china, asia
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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Based on Mary Shelley's novel, "Frankenstein" tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a promising young doctor who, devastated by the death of his mother during childbirth, becomes obsessed with bringing the dead back to life. His ...
Style: gothic, scary, stylized, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: frankenstein, mad scientist, vengeance, supernatural, monster, obsession, science, justice, experiment gone awry, rescue, death, deadly creature ...
Time: 19th century, georgian era, victorian era, 1930s, 18th century
Place: germany, swiss alps, geneva switzerland
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Non-Stop (2014)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bill Marks is a burned-out veteran of the Air Marshals service. He views the assignment not as a life-saving duty, but as a desk job in the sky. However, today's flight will be no routine trip. Shortly into the transatlantic journey from New ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, clever, exciting, tricky ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, air disaster, twists and turns, suspense, special agents, save the day, hostage, terrorist, investigation, hijacking, mind game ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: london, usa, new york, iceland
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As Good as Dead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seeking revenge for the murder of their religious leader, fundamental loyalists kidnap and torture the man they believe responsible, but the ensuing clash of right vs. left ideologies quickly reveals that they may have the wrong man, which puts them ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: murder, hostage, kidnapping, deception, brutality, escape attempt, confined, vengeance, suspense, rivalry, twists and turns, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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Outside the Wire (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the near future, a drone pilot is sent into a deadly militarized zone and must work with an android officer to locate a doomsday device.
Style: futuristic, intense, psychotronic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: spy, humanoid robot, terrorist, artificial intelligence, terrorism, war, military, cyborgs, androids, battles, warrior, sniper ...
Time: near future, 2030s, 21st century
Place: europe, russia, ukraine, utah
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Superman vs. The Elite (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The Man of Steel finds himself outshone by a new team of ruthless superheroes who hold his idealism in contempt.
Style: entertaining, light, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids
Plot: superhero, justice, superhero team, lone hero, good versus evil, heroes, escapades, superhuman, teleportation, moral dilemma, robot, revenge ...
Time: 2010s
Place: england, egypt, tokyo, london, kansas ...
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Shazam! (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A boy is given the ability to become an adult superhero in times of need with a single magic word.
Style: exciting, epic, tense, feel good, ridiculous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, chick flick
Plot: superhero, chosen one, teenage hero, teenager, super powers, costumed hero, wizards, flying superhero, magic, childhood, superhuman powers, teenage boy ...
Time: 70s, 2010s, year 1974, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, new york
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Deadly Weapon (1989)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An expermintal gun powered by an atomic reactor is misplaced when the transport carrying it crashes into a river. The weapon soon falls into the hands of a bullied teen named Zeke, who uses it to get even with his persecutors. An army team led by ...
Style: psychotronic, tragic ending
Plot: laser gun, nuclear reactor, revenge, teenage boy, teenager, native american, murder, on the run, teenage girl, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, bullying, soldier ...
Place: arizona
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Christmas Rush (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the season of giving, the department took his badge. Criminals took his wife. Now, one cop is taking matters into his own hands
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: christmas, save the day, race against time, law enforcement, master criminal, rivalry, crime gone awry, disorder, partners, ice hockey, hostage, hijacking ...
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Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Following the events of Age of Ultron, the collective governments of the world pass an act designed to regulate all superhuman activity. This polarizes opinion amongst the Avengers, causing two factions to side with Iron Man or Captain America, ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, disagreement, tony stark character, civil war, battles, supernatural power, super powers, fight scenes, brainwashing, teenage hero, escape ...
Time: future, year 1991, 2010s, 90s
Place: eastern europe, africa, vienna, usa, cleveland ohio ...
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10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After getting in a car accident, a woman is held in a shelter with two men, who claim the outside world is affected by a widespread chemical attack.
Style: surprise ending, unusual plot structure, psychological, twist ending, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, post apocalypse, alien invasion, suspense, alien, end of the world, kidnapping, bunker, paranoia, survivalist, bomb shelter, strong female character ...
Time: 2010s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
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Angel Dust (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Psychiatrist Setsuko Suma is called in to help the police solve an ongoing case of female-centric serial murder in the local subway system. Her investigation leads to her former mentor and lover, who becomes the prime suspect in the case.
Style: psychological, dark, neo noir, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, brainwashing, sex crime, urban legend, murder, rivalry, manipulation, curse, psychopath, religions or cults, who done it ...
Time: 90s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
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Puerto Vallarta Squeeze (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An American government hit man on the run makes a pact with two travelers to help him disappear in the Mexican jungle.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, on the run, rivalry, undercover, vengeance, dishonesty, erotica, spy, hostage, road trip, female nudity, voyeur ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, oregon
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss confronts President Snow in the final showdown. Teamed with a group of her closest friends – including Gale, Finnick, and Peeta – Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, entertaining, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: distopia, strong female lead, rebellion, chase, revolution, resistance, tough girl, chosen one, good versus evil, teenager, brutality, brainwashing ...
Time: future
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Police Story: Lockdown (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A man looking for the release of a long-time prisoner takes a police officer, his daughter, and a group of strangers hostage.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, twist ending, spooky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, law enforcement, confined, group of strangers, heroes, save the day, released from prison, fight, brutality, tragedy, brother sister relationship, suspense ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, year 2013, 21st century
Place: china, asia, beijing china
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Batman & Robin (1997)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Along with crime-fighting partner Robin and new recruit Batgirl, Batman battles the dual threat of frosty genius Mr. Freeze and homicidal horticulturalist Poison Ivy. Freeze plans to put Gotham City on ice, while Ivy tries to drive a wedge between ...
Style: ridiculous, sexy, exciting, stylized, campy ...
Audience: teens, kids, chick flick, girls' night, date night ...
Plot: superhero, double life, mad scientist, good versus evil, justice, transformation, death, chase, batman, secret identity, fighting crime, superhuman powers ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1997
Place: india, south america
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Yatterman (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Pieces of a mysterious artefact known as the Skull Stone are scattered across the planet, and they hold the power to reveal the location of the largest deposit of gold in the world. The Doronbo Gang, the villainous trio of the series, are on pursuit ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, rivalry, heroic mission, young heroes, a.i., escapades, master villain, youth, disappearance, fight, transformation ...
Time: 2000s
Place: japan, asia, mount fuji, tokyo, alps ...
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Man of Steel (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation ...
Style: exciting, serious, epic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superman character, good versus evil, superhuman powers, alien, alien invasion, double life, secret identity, heroes, villain, space travel, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa, kansas, canada
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