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, serious, visually appealing, suspenseful, intense and stylized films and TV shows about / with anti heroes, anti hero, violence, murder, death, danger, gun, blood, heroes and revenge plots mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, Japan, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as anti hero: Deadpool (2016), Death Note (2006), V for Vendetta (2005), Venom (2018), Deadpool 2 (2018), Suicide Squad (2016), The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966), Megamind (2010), Dexter (2006), The Punisher (2004).

List of anti hero movies

 8.0
 921K
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, comic, stylized, parody, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, anti hero, anti heroes, superhuman powers, dark hero, mutant, revenge, dark humor, immortality, escapades, supernatural ability, fight scenes ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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 9.0
 248K
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, disturbing, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: anti hero, mind game, secret identity, anti heroes, intelligence, supernatural, vigilante, law enforcement, rivals, crimes, supernatural ability, artifact ...
Place: japan
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 8.1
 1.0M
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: futuristic, captivating, intense, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: revolution, fighting the system, vengeance, anti hero, distopia, freedom, rebellion, future dystopia, vigilantism, society, mysterious character, dark hero ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london, britain
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 6.7
 375K
Venom (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: tense, exciting, captivating, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: date night
Plot: anti hero, supernatural power, super powers, alien monster, superhero, super villain, alien, extraterrestrial, experiment gone awry, mutation, laboratory, tough guy ...
Time: 2010s
Place: san francisco, malaysia
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 7.7
 497K
Deadpool 2 (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, 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, parody, entertaining ...
Plot: anti hero, dark hero, supernatural power, super strength, superhero, invulnerability, mutant, dark humor, super powers, suicide attempt, mercenary, hitman ...
Time: 2010s
Place: tokyo, hong kong
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 5.9
 619K
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, psychotronic ...
Plot: anti hero, female warrior, dark hero, fight scenes, tough girl, villain turns good, superhero, insanity, mission, super villain, secret mission, villain ...
Time: 2010s
Place: louisiana, washington d.c., pentagon, usa
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany, USA
Duration: 161 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, anti hero, treasure hunt, gunfight, greed, gold, good versus evil, heroes, cowboy, cons and scams, lone wolves, army ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: texas, new mexico, usa, arizona, santa fe new mexico ...
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 7.2
 233K
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: feel good, humorous, entertaining, exciting, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: superhero, anti hero, good versus evil, anti heroes, superhuman powers, talking animals, rivalry, villain, benign alien, master villain, reporter, villain turns good ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.6
 652K
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, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, double life, vigilantism, hidden identity, corpse, loner, crimes, crime, gory, forensics, right and wrong, anti hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: miami, florida, usa
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 6.4
 151K
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, vengeance, vigilantism, vigilante, tough law enforcer, anti hero, tough guy, torment, loss of child, lone wolves, tough heroes, crimes ...
Time: year 2003
Place: puerto rico, miami, virginia
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The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Genre: Biography, 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, motivational, realistic, cynical, captivating ...
Plot: rise and fall, money, corruption, dark humor, success, greed, corporate crimes, deception, rags to riches, cons and scams, drugs/alcohol, wall street ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, year 1987, year 1983 ...
Place: new york, usa, big ben london, brooklyn new york city, bahamas ...
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 9.0
 2.4M
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, anti hero, good versus evil, organized crime, batman, rivalry, super villain, dark hero, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, hong kong
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 7.1
 227K
Pitch Black (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
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, suspenseful, suspense, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, monster, dark hero, space travel, one man army, mysterious planet, anti hero, survival, outer space, alien encounter, tough heroes, evil alien ...
Time: future
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 8.1
 665K
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, surprise ending, bloody ...
Plot: fight scenes, anti hero, super strength, mutant, death of protagonist, superhero, lone hero, invulnerability, immortality, rage, protector, little girl ...
Time: future, near future, 2020s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: north dakota, el paso texas, usa, mexico
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 7.6
 514K
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: comic, neo noir, bleak, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alternate reality, anti heroes, conspiracy, superhero, parallel world, superhuman powers, anti hero, good versus evil, heroes, human nature, investigation, moral dilemma ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1971, year 1970 ...
Place: usa, soviet union, ussr, manhattan new york city, vietnam ...
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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, interesting, uplifting ...
Plot: human spirit, fighting the system, mental institution, freedom, insanity, anti hero, unlikely friendships, dehumanization, escaped mental patient, nurse, doctors and patients, society ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: oregon
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 7.0
 241K
Chronicle (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 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, super strength, friendship, outcast, supernatural, teenage life, high school, anti hero, adolescence, popularity, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c., seattle washington, tibet
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Terror in Resonance (2014)
Genre: Animation, 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: psychological, touching, tragic ending, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: conspiracy, orphan, terrorism, hacker, human experiment, tragic hero, anti hero, tragedy, anti heroes, terrorist, childhood friend, police ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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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, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, gunfight, danger, immortality, anti heroes, vampire hunter, monster, dark fantasy, good versus evil, imaginary, superhuman powers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, tokyo
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Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, South Africa, 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, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, chase, future dystopia, survival, post apocalyptic, apocalypse, distopia, dark hero, danger, anti hero, car chase, car ...
Time: future
Place: australia
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 6.7
 248K
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, mercenary, anti hero, cia, crimes, on the run, anti heroes, chases and races, ex military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, year 2010 ...
Place: los angeles, florida, baghdad iraq, frankfurt germany, germany ...
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 7.5
 49K
Constantine (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A man struggling with his faith is haunted by the sins of his past but is suddenly thrust into the role of defending humanity from the gathering forces of darkness.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, demon, supernatural power, angel, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, save the world, good versus evil, rescue, demonic possession, exorcism, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, immortality, immortal, deadly creature, anti hero, monster, demon, save the world, world domination, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1790s
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 7.8
 13K
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, suspenseful, suspense, bloody ...
Plot: mafia, anti hero, crimes, gangsters, vengeance, crime, siblings relations, uncover truth, criminal heroes, crime boss, buddies, immigrants ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, russia, usa
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 7.0
 136K
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, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: dark humor, anti heroes, holiday, anti hero, alcohol abuse, christmas, cons and scams, heist, thief, robbery, pretense, theft ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: arizona, usa, milwaukee wisconsin, phoenix arizona, miami
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Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: Sequel to the box-office hit film "Venom."
Style: psychotronic, tense, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: superhero, anti hero, human versus alien, villain, heroes, super villain, anti heroes, alien, monster, supernatural power, scientist, revenge ...
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 8.0
 743K
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: neo noir, atmospheric, dark, bleak, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark hero, vengeance, crimes, justice, distopia, social decay, anti hero, crime, torture, tough heroes, gory, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 1990s, 20th century ...
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 7.9
 15K
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, scary, exciting, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, dark fantasy, dracula, supernatural, supernatural ability, anti hero, monster, rivalry, deadly creature, christianity, heroic mission, warrior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, london
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 6.3
 183K
Dracula Untold (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, War
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
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, scary, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, dracula, immortality, legends and myths, immortal, mythology, dark fantasy, adventure, regeneration, family in danger, deal with the devil ...
Time: 15th century, 19th century
Place: romania, transylvania, ottoman empire, london
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 6.4
 450K
Hancock (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hancock is a down-and-out superhero who's forced to employ a PR expert to help repair his image when the public grows weary of all the damage he's inflicted during his lifesaving heroics. The agent's idea of imprisoning the antihero ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: immortality, supernatural ability, superhero, superhuman powers, heroes, anti hero, invulnerability, villain, impossible love, anti heroes, memory loss, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, brooklyn new york city, new york
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