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 surprise ending, visually appealing, serious, intense, suspense and stylized films and TV shows about / with murder, violence, blood, death, gun, danger, revenge, explosion, brutality and storytelling plots mostly in Action, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, Japan, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as anti hero: Deadpool (2016), V for Vendetta (2005), Death Note (2006), Venom (2018), The Punisher (2004), Deadpool 2 (2018), Dexter (2006), Suicide Squad (2016), Pitch Black (2000), The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966).

List of anti hero movies

 8.0
 995K
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, stylized, parody, absurd, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, dark hero, immortality, revenge, mutant, dark humor, escapades, fight scenes, supernatural ability, regeneration, invulnerability ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
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 8.2
 1.1M
V for Vendetta (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In a world in which Great Britain has become a fascist state, a masked vigilante known only as 'V' conducts guerrilla warfare against the oppressive British government. When 'V' rescues a young woman from the secret police, he ...
Style: captivating, futuristic, stylized, philosophical, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: revolution, fighting the system, distopia, vengeance, freedom, rebellion, vigilantism, society, future dystopia, mysterious character, revenge, dark hero ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london, britain
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 9.0
 300K
Death Note (2006)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects—and he’s bored out of his mind. But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami death god. Any human whose name is written in the notebook dies, and ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, disturbing, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mind game, secret identity, intelligence, battle of wits, crimes, supernatural ability, law enforcement, vigilante, rivals, fighting crime, serial killer, supernatural ...
Place: japan
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 6.6
 464K
Venom (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China
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: tense, captivating, exciting, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: date night
Plot: supernatural power, superhero, super powers, alien monster, tough guy, super villain, alien, alien life-form, experiment gone awry, mutation, good versus evil, humanity ...
Time: 2010s
Place: san francisco, malaysia
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 6.4
 159K
The Punisher (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When undercover FBI agent Frank Castle's wife and son are slaughtered, he becomes 'the Punisher' -- a ruthless vigilante willing to go to any length to avenge his family.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, vengeance, vigilante, vigilantism, tough guy, tragic hero, lone hero, tough law enforcer, torment, tough heroes, lone wolves, crimes ...
Time: year 2003
Place: puerto rico, virginia, miami
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 7.7
 552K
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: funny, psychotronic, bloody, entertaining, parody ...
Plot: dark hero, supernatural power, mutant, super powers, invulnerability, mission, one man army, hitman, super strength, sarcasm, murder, superhero ...
Time: 2010s
Place: asia, japan, tokyo, hong kong
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 8.7
 710K
Dexter (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: Dexter is an American television drama series. The series centers on Dexter Morgan, a blood spatter pattern analyst for 'Miami Metro Police Department' who also leads a secret life as a serial killer, hunting down criminals who have ...
Style: captivating, clever, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, double life, crimes, hidden identity, vigilantism, loner, forensics, corpse, police detective, crime investigation, right and wrong, police station ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: miami, florida, usa
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 5.9
 671K
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, intense, psychotronic, humorous ...
Plot: super villain, mission, fight scenes, female warrior, tough girl, dark hero, villain turns good, superhero, insanity, creature, villainess, one against many ...
Time: 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa, pentagon, louisiana
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: While serving time for insanity at a state mental hospital, implacable rabble-rouser, Randle Patrick McMurphy inspires his fellow patients to rebel against the authoritarian rule of head nurse, Mildred Ratched.
Style: psychological, tragicomedy, dramatic, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: mental institution, human spirit, fighting the system, freedom, insanity, unlikely friendships, nurse, mental illness, dehumanization, escaped mental patient, doctors and patients, self control ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: oregon
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 7.1
 236K
Pitch Black (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When their ship crash-lands on a remote planet, the marooned passengers soon learn that escaped convict Riddick isn't the only thing they have to fear. Deadly creatures lurk in the shadows, waiting to attack in the dark, and the planet is ...
Style: futuristic, tense, suspenseful, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, deadly creature, dark hero, space travel, escape, one man army, mysterious planet, survival, alien encounter, warrior, outer space, tough heroes ...
Time: future
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 178 min.
Story: While the Civil War rages between the Union and the Confederacy, three men – a quiet loner, a ruthless hit man and a Mexican bandit – comb the American Southwest in search of a strongbox containing $200,000 in stolen gold.
Style: epic, exciting, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, treasure hunt, gunfight, greed, gold, good versus evil, heroes, cons and scams, cowboy, army, lone wolves, criminal ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: texas, new mexico, usa, arizona, santa fe new mexico ...
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 7.3
 252K
Megamind (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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: feel good, humorous, entertaining, heroic, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: superhero, villain turns good, superhuman powers, good versus evil, villain, rivalry, talking animals, escapades, benign alien, master villain, reporter, evil alien ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2010
Place: usa
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 7.6
 541K
Watchmen (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In a gritty and alternate 1985 the glory days of costumed vigilantes have been brought to a close by a government crackdown, but after one of the masked veterans is brutally murdered, an investigation into the killer is initiated. The reunited ...
Style: neo noir, bleak, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alternate reality, conspiracy, superhero, parallel world, superhuman powers, good versus evil, heroes, human nature, moral dilemma, hidden identity, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985, year 1969, year 1970 ...
Place: usa, ussr, new york, manhattan new york city, los angeles ...
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The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan Belfort's autobiography.
Style: clever, realistic, motivational, cynical, captivating ...
Plot: rise and fall, money, corruption, business, success, rags to riches, dark humor, corporate crimes, yuppie, stock market, stock broker, wealth ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, year 1987, year 1983
Place: new york, usa, geneva switzerland, big ben london, las vegas ...
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 6.7
 257K
The A-Team (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A group of Iraq War veterans goes on the run from U.S. military forces while they try to clear their names after being framed for a crime they didn't commit. Along the way, Col. Hannibal Smith, Capt. H.M. ‘Howling Mad’ Murdock , Sgt. Bosco ...
Style: exciting, ridiculous, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, team, adventure, frame up, ex military, mercenary, cia, crimes, on the run, gunfight, machismo, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002, year 2010, 2010s ...
Place: baghdad iraq, los angeles, germany, usa, iraq ...
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 8.0
 760K
Sin City (2005)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, the brokenhearted. Some call it dark… Hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home — Crooked cops, sexy dames, desperate vigilantes. Some are seeking revenge, others lust ...
Style: atmospheric, neo noir, bleak, dark, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark hero, crimes, justice, vengeance, distopia, social decay, tough heroes, torture, killings, corruption, society, hitman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s, 2000s ...
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Hellsing Ultimate (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Hellsing, a secret organization of the British government, have long been battling supernatural threats to keep the people safe from the creatures of the night. The current leader, Integra Wingates Hellsing, controls her own personal army to ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, stylized, dark fantasy, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, immortality, vampire hunter, supernatural, gunfight, monster, superhuman powers, warrior, good versus evil, death, dark humor, creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, tokyo
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 9.0
 2.6M
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, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, secret identity, double life, good versus evil, batman, rivalry, organized crime, super villain, psychopath, moral dilemma, dark hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, hong kong
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 7.1
 209K
Planet Terror (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two doctors find their graveyard shift inundated with townspeople ravaged by sores. Among the wounded is Cherry, a dancer whose leg was ripped from her body. As the invalids quickly become enraged aggressors, Cherry and her ex-boyfriend Wray lead a ...
Style: exciting, rough, tense, stylized, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, dark humor, cannibalism, violent, survival, save the world, action violence, zombie apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, military base, violence, transformation ...
Time: 2000s, 70s
Place: texas, usa, mexico
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Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sequel to the box-office hit film "Venom."
Style: psychotronic, tense, captivating, exciting, surprise ending ...
Plot: superhero, human versus alien, villain, heroes, monster, experiment gone awry, revenge, betrayal, supernatural power, fight, alien, flash forward ...
Time: year 1996, 90s, 2020s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, north america, mexico
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Terror in Resonance (2014)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: In an alternate version of the present, Tokyo has been decimated by a shocking terrorist attack, and the only hint to the identity of the culprit is a bizarre video uploaded to the internet. The police, baffled by this cryptic clue, are powerless to ...
Style: tragic ending, psychological, touching, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: conspiracy, terrorism, orphan, hacker, human experiment, terrorist bombing, tragic hero, childhood friend, tragedy, police, terrorist, death of protagonist ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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 7.0
 249K
Chronicle (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Three high school students make an incredible discovery, leading to their developing uncanny powers beyond their understanding. As they learn to control their abilities and use them to their advantage, their lives start to spin out of control, and ...
Style: bad ending, suspenseful, serious, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: telekinesis, supernatural ability, outcast, super strength, high school, friendship, teenage life, adolescence, supernatural, bully, popularity, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, washington d.c., usa, tibet
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 7.1
 143K
Bad Santa (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid, and the security boss discovers the plot.
Style: humorous, cynical, entertaining, clever, witty ...
Audience: kids
Plot: dark humor, bully, holiday, christmas, alcohol abuse, cons and scams, heist, robbery, thief, pretense, safecracker, theft ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, arizona, miami, milwaukee wisconsin, phoenix arizona
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 8.1
 727K
Logan (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hideout on the Mexican border. But Logan's attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.
Style: emotional, harsh, suspense, bloody, surprise ending ...
Plot: fight scenes, super strength, mutant, lone hero, little girl, death of protagonist, superhero, invulnerability, protector, chase, immortality, rage ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s, 21st century, 2020s
Place: el paso texas, usa, north dakota, mexico
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Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be ...
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, chase, apocalypse, future dystopia, survival, distopia, dark hero, car, lone hero, brutality, desert, car chase ...
Time: future
Place: australia
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The Devil Is a Part-Timer! (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Foiled by a hero when he’s inches away from conquering the world, the devil finds himself in modern-day Tokyo. With no real-world skills to speak of, the devil is forced to make ends meet flipping burgers at a fast food joint! To stall any further ...
Style: exciting, humorous, light, absurd, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parallel world, rivalry, demon, workplace, fast food, workplace situations, hopes, curses spells and rituals, disorder, redemption, fish out of water, romance ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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I, Frankenstein (2014)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 200 years after his shocking creation, Dr. Frankenstein's creature, Adam, still walks the earth. But when he finds himself in the middle of a war over the fate of humanity, Adam discovers he holds the key that could destroy humankind.
Style: gothic, exciting, stylized, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, frankenstein, gargoyle, immortal, deadly creature, immortality, monster, demon, save the world, fight, tribe, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1790s
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 6.2
 192K
Dracula Untold (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Vlad Tepes is a great hero, but when he learns the Sultan is preparing for battle and needs to form an army of 1,000 boys, including Vlad's son, he vows to find a way to protect his family. Vlad turns to dark forces in order to get the power to ...
Style: gothic, dark fantasy, scary, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, dracula, legends and myths, immortality, mythology, immortal, adventure, medieval, regeneration, vampirism, family in danger ...
Time: 15th century, 19th century
Place: romania, transylvania, ottoman empire, london
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 7.8
 16K
Hellsing (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Vampires exist. It is the duty of Hellsing, an organization sponsored by the British government, to hide that frightening fact and protect the blissfully unaware populace. Along with its own personal army, Hellsing also has a few secret weapons. ...
Style: gothic, dark fantasy, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, dracula, supernatural ability, deadly creature, supernatural, monster, rivalry, heroic mission, warrior, immortality, uninhibited rivalry, christianity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, london
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 7.7
 15K
Brother 2 (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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: gangsters, crimes, vengeance, mafia, siblings relations, uncover truth, crime boss, buddies, killer, organized crime, russian, immigrants ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, russia, usa
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