Anti hero movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant anti hero movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, entertaining and surprise ending films and TV shows about / with anti hero, murder, violence, danger, revenge, vengeance, death, brutality, chase and crimes plots mostly in Action, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, India and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as anti hero: Brother 2 (2000), Deadpool 2 (2018), The Dark Knight (2008), Revenge (2011), Skyfall (2012), Gotham (2014), Invader ZIM (2001), Deadpool (2016), Tokyo Ghoul (2017), Venom (2018).

List of anti hero movies

 7.9
 10K
Brother 2 (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Arriving in Moscow, Chechen veteran Danila (Sergei Bodrov Jr) meets Konstantin, an old friend who tells him that his twin brother has been forced into signing a crooked contract with a US ice hockey team. Soon after this meeting, Danila discovers ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, suspenseful, bloody ...
Plot: crimes, anti heroes, crime, uncover truth, organized crime, mafia, russian, vengeance, one man army, anti hero, brutality, revenge ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, usa, chicago illinois
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 7.8
 345K
Deadpool 2 (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Wisecracking mercenary Deadpool battles the evil and powerful Cable and other bad guys to save a boy's life.
Style: dark humor, humorous, funny, entertaining, bloody ...
Plot: superhero, mutant, mercenary, time travel, self healing, violence, anti hero, blood, brutality, teleportation, blind woman, parody ...
Time: 2010s
Place: hong kong
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 9.0
 2.0M
The Dark Knight (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, atmospheric, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, organized crime, master villain, heroes, double life, good versus evil, rivalry, moral dilemma, psychopath, batman, dark hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, hong kong
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 7.9
 105K
Revenge (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: When Emily Thorne moves to the Hamptons, everyone wonders about the new girl, but she knows everything about them, including what they did to her family. Years ago, they took everything from her. Now, one by one, she's going to make them pay.
Style: captivating, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: hidden identity, high society, vengeance, haunted by the past, pretense, crimes, undercover, family secret, young people, secret, millionaire, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 7.8
 576K
Skyfall (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, MI6 is attacked forcing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position to be challenged by Gareth Mallory, the new Chairman of ...
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, secret agent, british secret service, 007, secret service, james bond, explosion, secret agents, secret service agent, chases and races, fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: china, istanbul turkey, england, asia, europe ...
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 7.9
 181K
Gotham (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Before there was Batman, there was GOTHAM. Everyone knows the name Commissioner Gordon. He is one of the crime world's greatest foes, a man whose reputation is synonymous with law and order. But what is known of Gordon's story and his ...
Style: captivating, exciting, bleak, tense, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: mafia, corruption, gang war, crime, police station, police corruption, first love, super villain, police detective, organized crime, orphan, friendship ...
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 8.3
 17K
Invader ZIM (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Invader Zim is an American animated television series created by Jhonen Vasquez. The show premiered on Nickelodeon on March 30, 2001. The series involves an extraterrestrial named Zim who originates from a planet called Irk, and his ongoing mission ...
Style: dark humor, witty, humorous, semi serious, stylized
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: androids and robots, mad scientist, social misfits, adventure, insanity, disguise, paranoia, mistaken identity, family, fish out of water, escapades, misfit ...
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 8.0
 774K
Deadpool (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Deadpool tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new ...
Style: exciting, humorous, dark humor, stylized, comic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, mutant, anti heroes, self healing, immortality, revenge, supernatural ability, escapades, dark hero, imaginary, comics ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa
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 5.8
 2K
Tokyo Ghoul (2017)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A Tokyo college student is attacked by a ghoul, a super-powered human who feeds on human flesh. He survives, but has become part ghoul and becomes a fugitive on the run.
Style: serious, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, bloody
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, murder, blood, deadly creature, danger, anti hero, fight, secret identity, gunfight, crimes, death, rivalry ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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 6.8
 229K
Venom (2018)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: China, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Eddie Brock acquires the powers of a symbiote, he will have to release his alter-ego "Venom" to save his life.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: superhero, car chase, super villain, laboratory, violence, experiment gone awry, first contact, mutation, alien, anti hero, salvation, crimes ...
Time: 2010s
Place: san francisco, malaysia
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Xena: Warrior Princess (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Xena: Warrior Princess is an American–New Zealand supernatural fantasy adventure series that aired in syndication from September 4, 1995 until June 18, 2001. The series was created in 1995 by writer-director-producer Robert Tapert under his ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, feel good, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: feminism, legends and myths, friendship, adventure, good versus evil, female warrior, ancient, sword fight, danger, tough girl, mythical creature, roman empire ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, europe, egypt, china, india ...
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 6.1
 501K
Suicide Squad (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: From DC Comics comes the Suicide Squad, an antihero team of incarcerated supervillains who act as deniable assets for the United States government, undertaking high-risk black ops missions in exchange for commuted prison sentences.
Style: entertaining, absurd, comic, intense, surprise ending ...
Plot: superhero, secret mission, dark hero, transformation, adventure, revenge, villain turns good, comics, batman, fight scenes, insanity, mission ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c., usa, louisiana
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Pocket Listing (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A satirical thriller about L.A.'s real estate roller coaster. Double crosses, adultery, murder, mistaken identity, and revenge ensues when a mysterious power player and his sultry wife hire a disgraced Los Angeles property broker to discreetly ...
Style: twist ending
Plot: redemption, adultery, power, greed, broker, femme fatale, anti hero, money, murder, seduction, corruption, salesman ...
Place: los angeles
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Escape from New York (1981)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In 1997, the island of Manhattan has been walled off and turned into a giant maximum security prison within which the country's worst criminals are left to form their own anarchic society. However, when the President of the United States crash ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, rough, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, prison, kidnapping, taxi, anti hero, hostage, race against time, rescue, cyberpunk, cult, taxi driver, presumed dead ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Into every generation a slayer is born: one girl in all the world, a chosen one. She alone will wield the strength and skill to fight the vampires, demons, and the forces of darkness; to stop the spread of their evil and the swell of their number. ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, captivating, dark humor, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural ability, double life, high school, supernatural, chosen one, teenage love, vampire slayer, teenager, small town, good versus evil, monster ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: california, usa, campus
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 6.3
 85K
The American (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dispatched to a small Italian town to await further orders, assassin Jack embarks on a double life that may be more relaxing than is good for him.
Style: suspense, stylized, tense, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: prostitute, assassin, betrayal, hitman, anti hero, assassination, priest, revenge, mexican standoff, village, mission, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, sweden, rome italy, california
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 5.9
 7K
Zombieland (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Zombieland follows four survivors outwitting zombies and searching for a place to call home.
Style: humorous, road movie, entertaining, absurd, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, chaos and mayhem, parody, escapades, survival, danger, road trip, anti hero, corpse, blood, based on movie, zombie apocalypse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country
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 5.8
 3K
Darc (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: To bring down a global human trafficking ring, an Interpol agent recruits the help of a brutal criminal with inside knowledge of the yakuza.
Style: exciting, tense, serious, intense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: yakuza, human trafficking, interpol, vengeance, justice, lone hero, tough heroes, fight scenes, brutality, anti hero, death of mother, life philosophy ...
Place: asia
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Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A race car driver tries to transport an illegal beer shipment from Texas to Atlanta in under 28 hours, picking up a reluctant bride-to-be on the way.
Style: road movie, humorous, exciting, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, beer, on the road, speed, sheriff, driver, anti hero, dancer, money, friendship, escape, biker ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, cross country, texas, arkansas, alabama ...
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 7.2
 118
Uyarangalil (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Jayarajan (Mohanlal), an over-enthusiastic assistant manager at a tea plantation plans to loot a huge amount. He lures two debt-ridden subordinates, Chandran (Rahman) and Johnny (Nedumudi Venu), into his conspiracy.
Plot: anti hero, neo noir, murder, nurse, dark hero, widow, suicide, sex scene
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 7.4
 5K
Temper (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Daya, a corrupt police officer, is transferred to Vizag and becomes involved with Walter Vasu, a local crook. When Walter kidnaps Daya's girlfriend, Daya goes to war with Water's criminal empire.
Plot: anti hero, corrupt official, dirty cop, gang rape, corruption, corrupt cop, beach, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, police car, murder, chase, gangster ...
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 5.1
 2K
Reaper (2014)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Criminals and a beautiful but cunning hitchhiker must battle a supernatural force known as the Reaper.
Plot: sin, slasher, caretaker, femme fatale, money, psychopath, seduction, blood, deception, murder, hotel, knife ...
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 6.8
 2K
Junk Mail (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Dimwitted, somewhat misanthropic Oslo mail carrier Roy's quiet life changes dramatically on the day he steals a set of keys and lets himself into the apartment of a deaf woman who seems to be in trouble with a psychotic criminal. Though he ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: postman, torpedo, anti hero, subway, drug addict, false identity, beating, peeping tom, hidden money, anti heroes, murder, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, norway
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 5.4
 47K
Blackhat (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A man is released from prison to help American and Chinese authorities pursue a mysterious cyber criminal. The dangerous search leads them from Chicago to Hong Kong.
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, computers and web, technology, betrayal, conspiracy, hacker, computer, terrorist plot, stock exchange, cat and mouse, computer virus, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: hong kong, malaysia, asia, usa, china ...
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The Baytown Outlaws (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When three redneck brothers agree to help a woman save her son from an abusive father, they become targets on the run from an odd cast of characters.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gas station, murder, violence, painted face, face paint, biker gang, mute, fight, brawl, anti hero, nothing goes right, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Toxic Avenger (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Tromaville has a monstrous new hero. The Toxic Avenger is born when mop boy Melvin Junko falls into a vat of toxic waste. Now evildoers will have a lot to lose.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: toxic, superhero, corruption, vengeance, superhero spoof, anti hero, disfigured face, strong man, sadism, mayor, person on fire, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
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 5.2
 58K
Spawn (1997)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After being murdered by corrupt colleagues in a covert government agency, Al Simmons (Michael Jai White) makes a pact with the devil to be resurrected to see his beloved wife Wanda (Theresa Randle). In exchange for his return to Earth, Simmons ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, supernatural, danger, good versus evil, fistfight, anti hero, burn victim, soldier, betrayal, deal with the devil, master villain, transformation ...
Time: 1990s
Place: north korea, hong kong
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Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Psychotic Angela is itching to do what she does best: slaughter dozens of teenage campers. As luck would have it, the previous site of her murders has been renamed and converted into an experimental summer camp meant to bring together privileged and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: camp, slasher, psychopath, summer camp, sociopath, police officer killed, murder, anti hero, serial killer, wilderness, gory, hidden identity ...
Time: 80s
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 6.3
 94K
Repo Men (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In the future, medical technology has advanced to the point where people can buy artificial organs to extend their lives. But if they default on payments, an organization known as the Union sends agents to repossess the organs. Remy is one of the ...
Style: futuristic, surreal, twists and turns, suspense, entertaining ...
Plot: transplant, future dystopia, chase, on the run, brutality, evil corporation, mercenary, black market, violence, cyberpunk, fight scenes, violent ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa
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 7.3
 199K
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: humorous, feel good, entertaining, funny, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, master villain, rivalry, superhuman powers, reporter, fish, uninhibited rivalry, secret identity, redemption, lifestyle change, transformation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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