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 cult film, stylized, visually appealing, suspenseful, serious and surprise ending films and TV shows about / with anti heroes, anti hero, violence, murder, blood, gun, storytelling, death, brutality and dialogue plots mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as anti hero: Deadpool (2016), Venom (2018), Death Note (2006), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), Megamind (2010), Suicide Squad (2016), Deadpool 2 (2018), The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966), V for Vendetta (2005), I, Frankenstein (2014).

List of anti hero movies

 8.0
 878K
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, dark humor, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, anti hero, dark hero, mutant, revenge, anti heroes, supernatural ability, imaginary, immortality, self healing, fight scenes ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
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 6.7
 338K
Venom (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: super powers, anti hero, supernatural power, superhero, tough guy, alien, alien monster, experiment gone awry, super villain, laboratory, mutation, humanity ...
Time: 2010s
Place: san francisco, malaysia
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 9.0
 214K
Death Note (2006)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: mind game, secret identity, anti heroes, anti hero, intelligence, supernatural, supernatural ability, law enforcement, serial killer, outsmarting, vigilante, teenage life ...
Place: japan
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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, dark humor, captivating, biting, realistic ...
Plot: money, rise and fall, corruption, success, greed, ambition, wall street, stock broker, cons and scams, american dream, rags to riches, millionaire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, year 1983, year 1987 ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, italy, switzerland ...
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 7.2
 222K
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, funny, witty ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: superhero, anti heroes, good versus evil, superhuman powers, rivalry, anti hero, master villain, reporter, talking animals, fish, dating, villain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.0
 583K
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, comic, absurd, intense, psychotronic ...
Plot: anti hero, fight scenes, superhero, insanity, villain turns good, mission, dark hero, secret mission, weapons, revenge, alter ego, criminal heroes ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pentagon, usa, louisiana, washington d.c.
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 7.7
 457K
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, dark humor, bloody, entertaining, humorous ...
Plot: dark hero, anti hero, superhero, mutant, cancer, mercenary, murder, super strength, time travel, self healing, violence, brutality ...
Time: 2010s
Place: tokyo, hong kong
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
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, treasure hunt, gunfight, greed, anti hero, anti heroes, gold, good versus evil, heroes, cons and scams, lone wolves, army ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: texas, new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico, arizona ...
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 8.2
 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: captivating, futuristic, stylized, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fighting the system, revolution, vengeance, distopia, future dystopia, rebellion, society, freedom, vigilantism, life is a bitch, anti heroes, mysterious character ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: england, london, europe, britain, big ben london
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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, stylized, scary, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, frankenstein, anti hero, deadly creature, monster, good versus evil, save the world, world domination, imaginary, immortality, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1790s
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 8.0
 732K
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, dark, bleak, surreal, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark hero, neo noir, crimes, vengeance, justice, social decay, distopia, anti heroes, anti hero, crime, torture, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s, 20th century ...
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 6.4
 147K
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, vigilantism, vengeance, vigilante, tough law enforcer, tough heroes, crimes, lone wolves, funeral, tragic hero, faked death, rage ...
Time: year 2003
Place: puerto rico, miami, virginia
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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, touching, tragic ending, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: conspiracy, human experiment, orphan, terrorism, hacker, tragic hero, terrorist, anti hero, anti heroes, tragedy, dysfunctional family, desperation ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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 7.8
 12K
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, mafia, anti hero, vengeance, crime, uncover truth, organized crime, russian, gangsters, one man army, brutality ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, russia, usa
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 6.7
 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, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: anti heroes, anti hero, false identity, peeping tom, torpedo, beating, postman, hidden money, theft, drug addict, subway, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, norway
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Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, South Africa
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, bleak, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, future dystopia, post apocalyptic, chase, survival, dark hero, distopia, danger, apocalypse, desert, dark future, anti hero ...
Time: future
Place: australia
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Escape from New York (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: 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, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, hostage, anti heroes, anti hero, prison, cyberpunk, kidnapping, rescue, race against time, lone wolves, lone hero, distopia ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, 80s, year 1997 ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
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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, offbeat, rough, not serious, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: toxic, anti hero, anti heroes, superhero, parody, satire, corruption, rejection, hit and run, graphic violence, mayor, sadism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
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Danger: Diabolik (1968)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: One of the great comic book movies of all time from director Mario Bava.
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: anti heroes, anti hero, heist, master criminal, gangsters, on the run, murder, chase, police inspector, money, police, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: italy, europe
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 7.1
 222K
Pitch Black (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark hero, deadly creature, monster, alien encounter, one man army, mysterious planet, space travel, survival, tough heroes, outer space, evil alien, anti heroes ...
Time: future
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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, cult film, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, cult, siege, friends, anti hero, anti heroes, misfit, slacker, death, british, pub ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, england, london, britain
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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, dramatic, serious, tragicomedy, captivating ...
Plot: human spirit, fighting the system, mental institution, freedom, insanity, nurse, anti heroes, doctors and patients, unlikely friendships, dehumanization, society, oppression ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: oregon
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To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A fearless Secret Service agent will stop at nothing to bring down the counterfeiter who killed his partner.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, anti hero, anti heroes, secret service, murder, loss of friend, undercover, crimes, vengeance, police investigation, tough law enforcer, track down ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 8.0
 65K
Preacher (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A preacher sets out on a mission to make the almighty himself confess his sin of abandoning the world. With his best friend Cassidy, an alcoholic Irish vampire, his love Tulip, a red blooded gun towing Texan, and the power of genesis, an unholy ...
Style: dark humor, twists and turns, biblical, funny, semi serious ...
Plot: preacher, heaven and hell, supernatural, supernatural power, angel, vampire, sin, anti heroes, god, anti hero, dark hero, cult leader ...
Place: texas
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 7.3
 18K
Point Blank (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After being double-crossed and left for dead, a mysterious man named Walker single-mindedly tries to retrieve the rather inconsequential sum of money that was stolen from him.
Style: surreal, rough, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, vengeance, revenge, betrayal, gangsters, neo noir, anti heroes, anti hero, left to die, crimes, crime, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, san francisco, united states
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Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Mars. Days before Halloween 2071. Villains blow up a tanker truck on Highway One, releasing a deadly virus that kills hundreds. Fearing a bigger, even more devastating biochemical attack, an astronomical reward is offered for the arrest and capture ...
Style: atmospheric, witty, surreal, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: anti heroes, chase, terrorism, mars, danger, bounty hunter, good versus evil, outer space, anti hero, martial arts, vengeance, terror ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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 5.8
 4K
Johnny Suede (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A struggling young musician and devoted fan of Ricky Nelson wants to be just like his idol and become a rock star.
Style: stylized, humorous, witty, semi serious, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician, anti heroes, anti hero, song, liar, misfit, romance, celebrity culture, love and romance, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, surrealism ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, wyoming
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 7.3
 97K
Easy Rider (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cross-country trip to sell drugs puts two hippie bikers on a collision course with small-town prejudices.
Style: road movie, psychedelic, realistic, avant garde, atmospheric ...
Plot: hippie, on the road, anti hero, anti heroes, friendship, hitchhiker, rebelliousness, lsd, existentialism, motorcycle, americana, adventure ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1969, 70s
Place: usa, new orleans, arizona, louisiana, los angeles ...
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 6.7
 243K
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, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, team, adventure, frame up, mercenary, cia, crimes, on the run, anti heroes, anti hero, chases and races, machismo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, year 2002 ...
Place: iraq, mexico, florida, germany, los angeles ...
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 6.3
 90K
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: atmospheric, stylized, tense, suspense, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: one last job, small town, hitman, prostitute, betrayal, moral dilemma, anti heroes, anti hero, assassin, assassination, loner, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, sweden, rome italy, california
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