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, exciting, suspense, realistic, suspenseful and serious films and TV shows about / with anti hero, murder, violence, brutality, revenge, chase, death, vengeance, rescue and deception plots mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as anti hero: The American (2010), Escape from New York (1981), Assassination Games (2011), From Paris with Love (2010), Brother 2 (2000), Superhero Movie (2008), Xena: Warrior Princess (1995), Deadpool 2 (2018), Skyfall (2012), Revenge (2011).

List of anti hero movies

 6.3
 86K
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, atmospheric, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: anti hero, hitman, prostitute, betrayal, small town, one last job, revenge, assassination, moral dilemma, deadly, intrigue, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, sweden, rome italy, california
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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, serious, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, kidnapping, future dystopia, anti hero, race against time, rescue, hostage, cyberpunk, one man army, lone wolves, prison escape, loner ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
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Assassination Games (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Brazil is a contract killer, willing to take any job if the price is right. Flint left the assassin game when a ruthless drug dealer’s brutal attack left his wife in a coma. When a contract is put out on the same coldblooded drug dealer, both ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti hero, assassination, hitman, fight, unlikely partners, crimes, corrupt law enforcer, danger, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, organized crime, dark hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ukraine, eastern europe
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From Paris with Love (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James Reese has a good job as an ambassador's aid in France, but his real passion is a side gig, working in a minor role in the CIA. He would love to be a full-fledged agent and can't believe his luck when he lands an assignment with ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, undercover, partners, danger, hotshot hero, chase, spy, heroic mission, cia, tough heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, pakistan
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 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, uncover truth, anti heroes, crime, mafia, organized crime, russian, vengeance, anti hero, one man army, brutality, revenge ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, usa, chicago illinois
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Superhero Movie (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The team behind Scary Movie takes on the comic book genre in this tale of Rick Riker, a nerdy teen imbued with superpowers by a radioactive dragonfly. And because every hero needs a nemesis, enter Lou Landers, aka the villainously goofy Hourglass.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, idiotic, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, parody, secret identity, master villain, goofy hero, anti hero, save the world, superhuman powers, nothing goes right, experiment gone awry, good versus evil, superhero spoof ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, captivating, entertaining, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, legends and myths, feminism, adventure, good versus evil, ancient, sword fight, danger, tough girl, greek mythology, lesbian subtext, master warrior ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, europe, india, ancient greece, macedonia ...
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 7.8
 374K
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: time travel, superhero, mutant, mercenary, dark hero, parody, self healing, violence, blind woman, teleportation, anti hero, blood ...
Time: 2010s
Place: hong kong
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 7.8
 587K
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: spy, espionage, secret agent, british secret service, secret service, 007, explosion, secret service agent, secret agents, james bond, chases and races, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: china, istanbul turkey, england, turkey, europe ...
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 7.9
 107K
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: vengeance, high society, undercover, hidden identity, haunted by the past, pretense, crimes, secret, family secret, young people, scheme, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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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, good versus evil, double life, heroes, rivalry, master villain, moral dilemma, psychopath, loss of loved one, batman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, hong kong
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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: serious, intense, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: human trafficking, yakuza, interpol, tough heroes, lone hero, vengeance, justice, anti hero, fight scenes, brutality, death of mother, organized crime ...
Place: asia
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 7.9
 190K
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, police station, police corruption, crime, super villain, crimes, crime boss, organized crime, orphan, police detective ...
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 8.3
 18K
Invader ZIM (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, 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: mad scientist, disguise, insanity, paranoia, androids and robots, adventure, social misfits, misfit, mistaken identity, escapades, family, fish out of water ...
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Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Shaun lives a supremely uneventful life, which revolves around his girlfriend, his mother, and, above all, his local pub. This gentle routine is threatened when the dead return to life and make strenuous attempts to snack on ordinary Londoners.
Style: dark humor, humorous, british horror, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, friends, cult, misfit, siege, death, zombie apocalypse, pub, slacker, gory, british, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, england, britain, london
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 6.9
 12K
Gypsy (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 51 min.
Story: The journey of Jean Holloway – a therapist who begins to develop dangerous and intimate relationships with the people in her patients' lives.
Style: sexy, psychological, captivating, suspense, cliffhanger
Audience: date night
Plot: double life, lesbian, psychiatrist, obsession, psychology, neo noir, sexuality, love, female protagonist, dark past, investigation, unrequited love ...
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, connecticut
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Terror in Resonance (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
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, tragic ending, bleak, suspenseful, touching
Plot: hacker, conspiracy, tragic hero, orphan, dysfunctional family, human experiment, anti hero, terrorism, supernatural ability, childhood friends, leaving home, passed out ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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 5.4
 10K
Overdrive (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Master car thieves square off against French gangsters in the South of France with money, women and lives all on the line.
Style: captivating, tense, surprise ending, suspense, humorous
Plot: violence, criminal, rescue, foot chase, car chase, revenge, murder, betrayal, brutality, crime boss, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, anti hero ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france, france, french riviera
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The Equalizer (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: The Equalizer is an American television series that ran for four seasons, initially on CBS, between 1985 and 1989. It stars Edward Woodward as a middle aged retired intelligence officer with a mysterious past who helps people in trouble. The show ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, spy, crime, injustice, vengeance, tough heroes, rivalry, anti heroes, tough guy, neo noir, anti hero, dark hero ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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A Prayer for the Dying (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jack Higgins' straightforward thriller about a guilt-ridden IRA bomber forced into "one last job"
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, on the run, haunted by the past, crimes, gangsters, going straight, clergy, bomber, terrorism, anti hero, crime boss, ex soldier ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london, ireland
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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, captivating, biting, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: rise and fall, success, ambition, wall street, cons and scams, millionaire, hotshot hero, blind ambition, money, greed, yuppie, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1987, year 1983, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, big ben london, bahamas, manhattan new york city ...
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 6.8
 260K
Venom (2018)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, captivating, exciting, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: date night
Plot: superhero, laboratory, violence, experiment gone awry, super villain, car chase, mutation, first contact, alien, destruction, warrior, anti hero ...
Time: 2010s
Place: san francisco, malaysia
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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, exciting, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, beer, hitchhiker, bet, on the road, race against time, speed, hamburger, coca cola, biker, driver, friendship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: cross country, usa, texas, mississippi, alabama ...
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 7.1
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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, sex scene, dark hero, suicide, widow, neo noir, murder, nurse
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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, dirty cop, corruption, gang rape, corrupt official, old man, motorcycle, chase, fisherman, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, gangster, murder ...
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 6.1
 520K
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, transformation, revenge, adventure, villain turns good, batman, mission, insanity, comics, fight scenes, weapons ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, louisiana, pentagon, washington d.c.
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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, money, adultery, salesman, power, femme fatale, broker, seduction, murder, corruption, anti hero, greed ...
Place: los angeles
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 5.1
 3K
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: knife, psychopath, blood, money, caretaker, slasher, sin, femme fatale, monster, deception, murder, hotel ...
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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, gloomy, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: false identity, peeping tom, beating, drug addict, postman, anti hero, torpedo, subway, hidden money, obsession, murder, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: norway, europe
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 8.0
 803K
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, humorous, dark humor, comic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, dark hero, mutant, anti heroes, self healing, immortality, escapades, supernatural ability, parody, imaginary, revenge ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa
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