Bad guy wins movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant bad guy wins movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, psychological, psychological thriller, surprise ending, serious and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with bad guy wins, murder, violence, brutality, blood, psychopath, crimes, twists and turns, serial killer and storytelling plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as bad guy wins: Funny Games (2007), Funny Games (1997), The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Rampage (2009), Se7en (1995), Hannibal (2001), Saw (2004), The Wicker Man (1973), Primal Fear (1996), No Country for Old Men (2007).

List of bad guy wins movies

 6.5
 98K
Funny Games (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France, UK, Austria, Germany, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When Ann, husband George and son Georgie arrive at their holiday home they are visited by a pair of polite and seemingly pleasant young men. Armed with deceptively sweet smiles and some golf clubs, they proceed to terrorize and torture the ...
Style: psychological, scary, rough, disturbing, brutal ...
Plot: serial killer, torture, psychopath, home invasion, hostage, murder, bad guy wins, brutality, torment, kidnapping, family in danger, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 7.5
 76K
Funny Games (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two psychotic young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic "games" with one another for their own amusement.
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspense, scary, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, sadism, torment, bad guy wins, torture, kidnapping, psychopath, home invasion, family in danger, egg, lake, physical abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: austria, europe
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The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: FBI trainee, Clarice Starling ventures into a maximum-security asylum to pick the diseased brain of Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist turned homicidal cannibal. Starling needs clues to help her capture a serial killer. But her Faustian relationship ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, scary, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, investigation, cannibalism, kidnapping, psychology, crimes, mind game, maniac, fbi, murder investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, maryland, chicago illinois, baltimore, memphis ...
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 6.2
 19K
Rampage (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The boredom of small town life is eating Bill Williamson alive. Feeling constrained and claustrophobic in the meaningless drudgery of everyday life and helpless against overwhelming global dissolution, Bill begins a descent into madness. His ...
Style: disturbing, rough, brutal, psychological, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: killing spree, violence spree, bad guy wins, chase, vengeance, violence, massacre, psychopath, breaking point, life is a bitch, social misfits, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Human Centipede 2 (Full Sequence) (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Inspired by the fictional Dr. Heiter, disturbed loner Martin dreams of creating a 12-person centipede and sets out to realize his sick fantasy.
Style: disturbing, macabre, sadistic, brutal, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: torture, psychopath, serial killer, pervert, sexual abuse, bad guy wins, sexual sadism, mad scientist, sadism, violent, violence, violent death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany
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 8.6
 1.6M
Se7en (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, surprise ending, tense, neo noir ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, twists and turns, police, psychology, police investigation, psychopath, insanity, crimes, killings, murder, powerful ending ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
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 6.8
 276K
Hannibal (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: After having successfully eluded the authorities for years, Hannibal peacefully lives in Italy in disguise as an art scholar. Trouble strikes again when he's discovered leaving a deserving few dead in the process. He returns to America to make ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, clever, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, cannibalism, fbi, cannibal, psychopath, crimes, master criminal, mind game, psychiatrist, cat and mouse, law enforcement, villain played by lead actor ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: florence, italy, europe, washington d.c., venice
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 7.6
 423K
Saw (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Obsessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged, sadistic serial killer abducts the morally wayward. Once captured, they must face impossible choices in a horrific game of survival. The victims must fight to win their lives back, or ...
Style: scary, macabre, psychological, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, serial killer, mind game, plot twist, survival horror, fear, violent, trapped, killings, survival, insanity, extreme violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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 7.5
 82K
The Wicker Man (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Police sergeant Neil Howie is called to an island village in search of a missing girl whom the locals claim never existed. Stranger still, however, are the rituals that take place there.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, scary, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: cult, religion, ritual, disappearance, secret society, paganism, investigation, female nudity, human sacrifice, temptation, sacrifice, police ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: scotland, europe, united kingdom, scottish highlands
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 7.7
 219K
Primal Fear (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: An arrogant, high-powered attorney takes on the case of a poor altar boy found running away from the scene of the grisly murder of the bishop who has taken him in. The case gets a lot more complex when the accused reveals that there may or may not ...
Style: twist ending, psychological, surprise ending, neo noir, tense ...
Plot: twists and turns, plot twist, court, mental illness, lawyer, murder, legal investigation, corruption, courtroom drama, psychology, split personality, courtroom ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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No Country for Old Men (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the ...
Style: neo noir, suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: hitman, crimes, psychopath, desert, serial killer, human nature, brutality, greed, peril, sheriff, assassin, death ...
Time: 20th century, year 1980, 80s
Place: texas, el paso texas, mexico, austin texas, usa ...
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 7.3
 250K
Identity (2003)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.
Style: twist ending, scary, suspenseful, mind bending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mystery, mental disorder, investigation, murder mystery, stranded, split personality, psychology, murder, characters killed one by one, rainstorm, dissociative identity disorder ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: nevada, usa, florida
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 5.7
 33K
The Rental (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two couples on an oceanside getaway grow suspicious that the host of their seemingly perfect rental house may be spying on them. Before long, what should have been a celebratory weekend trip turns into something far more sinister.
Style: slasher, suspense, psychological, scary, realistic ...
Plot: evil wins, vacation, hidden camera, brother brother relationship, drug use, murder, brother, voyeur, murder disguised as accident, missing dog, locked door, bad guy wins ...
Time: contemporary
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 5.9
 27K
The Prodigy (2019)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mother concerned about her young son's disturbing behavior thinks something supernatural may be affecting him.
Style: scary, suspense, disturbing, emotional, tense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: child, serial killer, creepy child, supernatural, reincarnation, genius, crimes, bad guy wins, violence, evil child, nightmare, doctor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: pennsylvania
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National Treasure (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 192 min.
TV show
Story: Paul Finchley is a bona fide "national treasure", one half of a popular, long-running comedy double act. The famous comedian's world is thrown into chaos when he is accused of historic sexual abuse.
Style: twist ending, suspense, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: court, comedian, husband wife relationship, bad guy wins, rape, unhappy ending, investigation, rapist, media, father daughter relationship, family relations, rape accusation ...
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 8.8
 2.1M
Fight Club (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, thought provoking, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: twists and turns, imaginary friend, psychology, fight, plot twist, self destructing, fighting the system, split personality, insanity, losing-it hero, schizophrenia, against the rules ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: delaware, usa
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 7.7
 40K
The Vanishing (1988)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, France, West Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Rex and Saskia are enjoying a biking holiday in France when, stopping at a gas station, Saskia disappears. Confounded, Rex searches everywhere, but to no avail. Three years later, he's still obsessed with finding her, pleading his case on ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, cerebral ...
Plot: kidnapping, serial killer, obsession, twists and turns, mystery, crimes, missing person, road trip, police investigation, character study, insanity, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, california, holland
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 7.1
 271K
Phone Booth (2002)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A slick New York publicist who picks up a ringing receiver in a phone booth is told that if he hangs up, he'll be killed... and the little red light from a laser rifle sight is proof that the caller isn't kidding.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, rough, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, hostage, crimes, sniper, mind game, trapped, hopes, dishonesty, murder, sin, terrorist, characters in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, suspense, epic, atmospheric, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, batman, heroes, secret identity, organized crime, moral dilemma, tragic hero, double life, good versus evil, psychopath, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: usa, hong kong
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 7.2
 88K
Arlington Road (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Threats from sinister foreign nationals aren't the only thing to fear. Bedraggled college professor Michael Faraday has been vexed (and increasingly paranoid) since his wife's accidental death in a botched FBI operation. But all that takes ...
Style: neo noir, tense, suspense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: conspiracy, terrorism, twists and turns, terrorist, professor, murder, paranoia, uncover truth, fbi, mysterious character, secrets, deception ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., virginia, kansas, west virginia ...
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 6.2
 28K
The Wall (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An American sniper and his spotter engage in a deadly cat-and-mouse game with an Iraqi sniper.
Style: suspense, serious, tense, rough, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: sniper, iraq war, american soldier, marines, soldier, desert, deception, wounded soldier, taunting, trapped, murder, bad guy wins ...
Time: contemporary
Place: iraq
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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, thought provoking, dramatic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, fighting the system, freedom, human spirit, insanity, psychiatrist, unlikely friendships, escaped mental patient, dehumanization, crazy, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: oregon
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 2.9
 250
Exit 33 (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A few miles off EXIT 33, lies IKE'S LAST CHANCE GAS. A secluded sleepy hideaway where Ike prepares a special jerky for customers, and a terrifying secret. Ike and his son are controlled by a mysterious ghost, whose bidding lead Ike to abduct ...
Style: suspense, scary, psychological, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental illness, homicidal maniac, brutality, psychopath, psycho killer, murderer, human monster, bad guy, kidnapping, evil wins, killing spree, villain ...
Place: michigan
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Kill Your Friends (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the late 1990s, a drug-addled nihilist resorts to murder to climb the ladder of the London music industry.
Style: slasher, rough, tense, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, music industry, music business, psychopath, cocaine, secret, criminal, ambition, criminal as protagonist, plan gone wrong, sociopath as protagonist, sociopathy ...
Time: 90s, year 1997, year 1996, year 1981, year 1983 ...
Place: united kingdom, england, edinburgh scotland, mississippi, sweden ...
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Joy Ride 3: Road Kill (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rusty Nail is back on the road again looking to punish injustice at every turn - and this time it's with a group of hotheaded street racers on their way to the Road Rally 1000. As they drive through a desolate shortcut on the way to the race, ...
Style: scary, surprise ending, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil wins, truck driver, psychopath, serial killer, truck, road rage, murder, graphic violence, torture, mentally unstable, sadistic horror, psycho killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Jeepers Creepers (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A college-age brother and sister get more than they bargained for on their road trip home from spring break. When the bickering siblings witness a creepy truck driver tossing body bags into a sewer near an abandoned church, they investigate. Bad ...
Style: scary, slasher, macabre, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, supernatural, demon, death, serial killer, scarecrow, characters murdered one by one, chase, road trip, torture, dead teenager, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: florida
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 7.4
 36K
Body Heat (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the midst of a searing Florida heat wave, a woman convinces her lover, a small-town lawyer, to murder her rich husband.
Style: sexual, sexy, neo noir, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, adultery, lust, lawyer, obsession, betrayal, sex scene, twists and turns, nudity (full frontal - brief), greed, female nudity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami
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 7.9
 201K
Brazil (1985)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Low-level bureaucrat Sam Lowry escapes the monotony of his day-to-day life through a recurring daydream of himself as a virtuous hero saving a beautiful damsel. Investigating a case that led to the wrongful arrest and eventual death of an innocent ...
Style: surreal, psychological, disturbing, thought provoking, mind bending ...
Plot: distopia, fighting the system, surveillance, cyberpunk, dream, christmas, bureaucracy, surrealism, twists and turns, dystopic future, mistaken identity, wrongful arrest ...
Time: future, year 1984
Place: england, brazil, london, britain, europe
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 7.3
 132K
Matchstick Men (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A phobic con artist and his protege are on the verge of pulling off a lucrative swindle when the con artist's teenage daughter arrives unexpectedly.
Style: suspense, psychological, twist ending, intellectual, feel good ...
Plot: con artists, cons and scams, twists and turns, mental illness, heist, con men, crimes, life philosophy, slick, father daughter relationship, obsession, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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 8.1
 979K
Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, suspense, twist ending, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: twists and turns, mystery, infidelity, murder mystery, adultery, investigation, missing person, femme fatale, manipulation, police investigation, missing wife, disappearance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, year 2012
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york, missouri, st. louis missouri
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