Bad guy movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant bad guy movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, suspense, serious, slasher, tense and rough films and TV shows about / with bad guy, murder, violence, blood, villain, brutality, crimes, chase, death and revenge plots mostly in Drama, Horror and Thriller genres shot in USA, Japan, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as bad guy: Angels of Death (2018), Mindhunters (2004), Identity (2003), The Collector (2009), Split (2016), Wreck-It Ralph (2012), Toy Story (1995), Disturbia (2007), The Shining (1980), Prom (2011).

List of bad guy movies

Angels of Death (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Most girls waking up without any memory and meeting a serial killer would panic, but not Rachel. In fact, far from being her biggest problem, killer Zack might just prove a convenient resource when it comes to finding a way out of the building in ...
Style: suspense, psychological, captivating, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, fear, adventure, rescue, violence, mercilessness, quest, evil, brutality, bad guy, demon, rivalry ...
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 6.3
 61K
Mindhunters (2004)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, UK, Finland, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Trainees in the FBI's psychological profiling program must put their training into practice when they discover a killer in their midst.
Style: surprise ending, scary, suspenseful, twist ending, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, profiler, mind game, island, trap, investigation, dishonesty, psycho killer, confined, bad guy, sadistic psychopath, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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 7.3
 242K
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, mind bending, suspenseful, surprise ending, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder mystery, mystery, characters killed one by one, stranded, dissociative identity disorder, psychology, split personality, psychiatrist, motel, psycho, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, nevada, florida
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 6.3
 64K
The Collector (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Style: slasher, scary, brutal, macabre, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, trap, home invasion, torture, held captive, deathtrap, homicidal maniac, masked man, maniac, hostage, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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 7.3
 475K
Split (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Though Kevin has evidenced 23 personalities to his trusted psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher, there remains one still submerged who is set to materialize and dominate all the others. Compelled to abduct three teenage girls led by the willful, observant ...
Style: twist ending, psychological, suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, mental illness, psycho, serial killer, insanity, split personality, dissociative identity disorder, schizophrenia, held captive, child abduction, paranoia, maniac ...
Time: 2010s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania
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 7.7
 411K
Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Wreck-It Ralph is the 9-foot-tall, 643-pound villain of an arcade video game named Fix-It Felix Jr., in which the game's titular hero fixes buildings that Ralph destroys. Wanting to prove he can be a good guy and not just a villain, Ralph ...
Style: sweet, humorous, not serious, touching, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: obsessive quest, heroes, adventure, villain, escapades, disorder, lifestyle change, misfit, nothing goes right, car race, courage, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s, 90s
Place: usa, california
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 8.3
 962K
Toy Story (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Led by Woody, Andy's toys live happily in his room until Andy's birthday brings Buzz Lightyear onto the scene. Afraid of losing his place in Andy's heart, Woody plots against Buzz. But when circumstances separate Buzz and Woody from ...
Style: touching, exciting, humorous, stylized, witty ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, toys, adventure, rescue, friends, disney, jealousy, family, rivalry, teamwork, bad guy, foe turned friend ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, ohio
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 6.8
 233K
Disturbia (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Kale is a 17-year-old placed under house arrest after punching his teacher. He is confined to his house, and decides to use his free time spying on his neighbors. Things start to get weird when guests enter the Turner's house and don't ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, intense, psychological ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, neighbor, paranoia, arrest, loneliness, voyeurism, amateur detective, murder, suspicion, investigation, mystery, bad guy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 8.4
 983K
The Shining (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Jack Torrance accepts a caretaker job at the Overlook Hotel, where he, along with his wife Wendy and their son Danny, must live isolated from the rest of the world for the winter. But they aren't prepared for the madness that lurks within.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, scary, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: isolation, insanity, evil, ghost, supernatural, psychopath, hotel, nervous breakdown, psychic, a vision, caretaker, family in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 1920s
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado, montana, oregon ...
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 5.4
 15K
Prom (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: At “Prom,” every couple has a story and no two are exactly alike. As the big dance approaches for Nova Prescott, it’s a battle of wills as she finds herself drawn to the guy who gets in the way of her perfect prom. Fellow seniors Mei and Tyler ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, light ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, prom, opposites attract, high school, friendship, unlikely couple, teenage life, wooing, teenager, love and romance, friends, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 3.0
 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, twists and turns, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: brutality, psychopath, homicidal maniac, mental illness, psycho killer, murderer, killing spree, villain played by lead actor, bad guy wins, hallucination, villain, characters killed one by one ...
Place: michigan
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Dreamier: An American Nightmare (2016)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A Manny Velazquez Psychological Thriller about a young detective (played by Alen Rios) finds a handcrafted Indian sculpture in an alley, and takes it home with him, but he soon realizes that the sculpture is bringing his worst fears to life.
Style: twists and turns, suspense, dark, scary, bleak ...
Audience: horror for children
Plot: psychopath, paranormal, murder, homicidal maniac, darkness, paranormal phenomena, masked killer, psycho, home invasion, nightmare, bad guy, serial murder ...
Place: chicago illinois
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Berlin: Part 1 (2016)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Taking place before and after the event of the film Savage High (2015). A wacko is on the loose and is ready to get revenge upon the death of his friend and will try to destroy 'Delia Fox', the murderer from the previous film Psychedelia ...
Style: slasher, dark, suspense, scary, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: horror for children
Plot: paranormal phenomena, killer doll, demon, bad guy, fear, ghost, witchcraft, psychedelia, paranormal, murder, woman killed, haunted ...
Time: 80s
Place: berlin germany, chicago illinois
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 515K
It (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In a small town in Maine, seven children known as The Losers Club come face to face with life problems, bullies and a monster that takes the shape of a clown called Pennywise.
Style: scary, suspense, surprise ending, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: missing person, monster, supernatural horror, killer clown, clown, small town, asthma, fear, death of brother, child killer, supernatural power, child ...
Time: year 1988, 80s, year 1989
Place: maine
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 47K
The Hunted (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the wilderness of British Columbia, two hunters are tracked and viciously murdered by Aaron Hallum. Former Special Operations instructor, L.T. Bonham is approached and asked to apprehend Hallum, his former student, who has 'gone rogue' ...
Style: serious, tense, psychological, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, combat, homicidal maniac, commando, swat team, chase, forest, murder, special agents, survivalist, haunted by the past, massacre ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: oregon, kosovo, usa, portland oregon, former yugoslavia ...
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Undisputed III: Redemption (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Russian inmate Boyka, now severely hobbled by the knee injury suffered at the end of Undisputed 2. No longer the feared prison fighter he was, he has declined so far that he is now good only for cleaning toilets. But when a new prison fight ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison fight, prison, kickboxing, contests and competitions, prison life, confined, tournament, boxing, mixed martial arts, martial arts, convict, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 10K
Bad Guy (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A criminal who runs a brothel becomes obsessed with a beautiful college student. When she rejects him he sets her up by introducing her to a loan shark and when she can't pay, she is forced into working in the brothel. But when she gets the ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, psychological, rough, melancholic ...
Plot: obsessive love, eroticism, obsession, prostitution, pimp, explicit sex, fall in love, frame up, love, sexual abuse, jealousy, loan ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south korea, seoul, tokyo
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No One Would Tell (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Laura Collins (Shannen Doherty), single mom to daughter Sarah (Matreya Scarrwener), has had a history of rocky relationships, so when Sarah begins dating the popular and charismatic Rob Tennison (Callan Potter), Laura is thrilled with what she sees. ...
Style: bad ending, rough, thought provoking, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: abusive boyfriend, emotional abuse, domestic violence, physical abuse, mystery, court, high school, relationships, mother daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, best friend, vengeance ...
Place: usa
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 3.9
 976
Santana (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Africa, Angola
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two brothers — one a narcotics agent and the other a general — finally discover the identity of the drug lord who murdered their parents decades ago. They may kill each other before capturing the bad guys.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, exciting
Plot: drug lord, revenge, murder, police officer, brother brother relationship, crimes, brother vs brother, justice, rivalry, price of justice, bad guy, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cape town south africa
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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A new family moves into the house on Elm Street, and before long, the kids are again having nightmares about deceased child murderer Freddy Krueger. This time, Freddy attempts to possess a teenage boy to cause havoc in the real world, and can only ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, sadistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, high school, transformation, burned alive, nightmare comes true, dream, nightmare, sleepwalking, sadism, psychopath, fire ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985, year 1989
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
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A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp) traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger (Robert Englund), who was ...
Style: slasher, scary, rough, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: nightmare, supernatural, fear, nightmare comes true, disfigurement, teenage life, back from the dead, murder, high school, sleeping, serial killer, trapped ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: ohio, usa
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My Soul to Take (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A serial killer returns to his hometown to stalk seven children who share the same birthday as the date he was allegedly put to rest.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: urban legend, serial killer, murder, psychopath, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, small town, nightmare comes true, teenage life, youth, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 90s
Place: massachusetts, usa
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Just Before Dawn (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five campers arrive in the mountains to examine some property they have bought, but are warned by the forest ranger Roy McLean that a huge machete-wielding maniac has been terrorising the area. Ignoring the warnings, they set up camp, and start ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, maniac, mountain, murder, stalking, survival, adventure, youth, isolation, teenage life, legends and myths, group of friends ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 72K
High Tension (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alexia travels with her friend Marie to spend a couple of days with her family in their farm in the country. They arrive late and they are welcomed by Alexia's father. Late in the night, a sadistic and sick killer breaks into the farmhouse, ...
Style: scary, slasher, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: home invasion, evil man, kidnapping, massacre, brutality, insanity, sadism, serial rapist, sadistic horror, sadistic killer, psycho killer, sadistic psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, south of france, europe
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 7K
Nash Bridges (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Nash Bridges is an American television police drama created by Carlton Cuse. The show starred Don Johnson and Cheech Marin as two Inspectors with the San Francisco Police Department's Special Investigations Unit. The show ran for six seasons on ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, fighting crime, parents and children, partners, crimes, police investigation, family problems, rivalry, workplace, single parent, best friend ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A corrupted customs officer, Choi Ik-hyeon, faces losing his job. Then, his life turns around as he meets ganster Choi Hyeong-bae who has connection with the Yakuza. They quickly form a partnetship; Hyeong-bae helps Ik-hyeon set up a business with ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, rough, suspense ...
Plot: gangsters, police, rise to the top, ambition, gang war, police officer, graphic violence, betrayal, crimes, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, rise and fall ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: korea, asia, busan, south korea
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 47
South of 8 (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An ex-con trying to find work in a new Depression is lured back to a life of crime, but his gang passes the point of no return once they become fugitives.
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: bank robbery, heist, hostage, money, prison, violence, escape, police, young adult, gunfight, master criminal, robbery ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa
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Boyka: Undisputed IV (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the fourth installment of the fighting franchise, Boyka is shooting for the big leagues when an accidental death in the ring makes him question everything he stands for. When he finds out the wife of the man he accidentally killed is in trouble, ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: fight, prison, redemption, boxing, martial arts, accidental death, widow, jail, russian, religion, arrested, wife ...
Time: contemporary
Is relevant ?
 5.4
 314
Road Dogz (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: "Boyz N the Hood" meets "Blood In, Blood Out" in this gritty tale of life on the streets of East L.A. Danny (Jacob Vargas), Alfonso (Greg Serano) and Raymo (Clifton Collins Jr.) are lifelong friends who have spent their days ...
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, suspense, tragic ending
Plot: ghetto, ex convict, murder, criminal, tragedy, friend, money, robbery, drug dealer, coming of age, latinx lead, bad guy ...
Place: los angeles, california
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Brawl in Cell Block 99 (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: After working as a drug courier and getting into a brutal shootout with police, a former boxer finds himself at the mercy of his enemies as they force him to instigate violent acts that turn the prison he resides in into a battleground.
Style: tense, brutal, rough, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: maximum security prison, prisoner, prison warden, boxer, prison, murder, interrogation, methamphetamine, police shootout, drugs, revenge, fight ...
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