Most Popular "Mysterious Villain" Titles
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1. Furious Seven (2015)
PG-13 | 137 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for his comatose brother.
3. Spectre (2015)
Action, Adventure, Thriller | Filming
A cryptic message from Bond's past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.
4. Twin Peaks (1990–1991)
TV-MA | 47 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
An idiosyncratic FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks.
5. Sherlock Holmes (2009)
PG-13 | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Detective Sherlock Holmes and his stalwart partner Watson engage in a battle of wits and brawn with a nemesis whose plot is a threat to all of England.
6. Oldboy (2003)
R | 120 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
After being kidnapped and imprisoned for 15 years, Oh Dae-Su is released, only to find that he must find his captor in 5 days.
7. Friday the 13th (2009)
R | 97 min | Horror
A group of young adults discover a boarded up Camp Crystal Lake, where they soon encounter Jason Voorhees and his deadly intentions.
8. Jack Reacher (2012)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller
A homicide investigator digs deeper into a case involving a trained military sniper who shot five random victims.
9. The Crow (1994)
R | 102 min | Action, Fantasy
A man brutally murdered comes back to life as an undead avenger of his and his fiancée's murder.
11. Buried (2010)
R | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it's a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.
12. Joy Ride (2001)
R | 97 min | Mystery, Thriller
Three young people on a road trip from Colorado to New Jersey talk to a trucker on their CB radio, then must escape when he turns out to be a psychotic killer.
13. The Stand (1994 TV Mini-Series)
Unrated | 366 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
After a deadly plague kills most of the world's population, the remaining survivors split into two groups - one led by a benevolent elder and the other by a maleficent being - to face each other in a final battle between good and evil.
14. My Bloody Valentine (2009)
R | 101 min | Horror, Mystery
Tom returns to his hometown on the tenth anniversary of the Valentine's night massacre that claimed the lives of 22 people. Instead of a homecoming, however, Tom finds himself suspected of committing the murders, and it seems like his old flame is the only one will believes he's innocent.
15. Dick Tracy (1990)
PG | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
The comic strip detective finds his life vastly complicated when Breathless Mahoney makes advances towards him while he is trying to battle Big Boy Caprice's united mob.
16. Duel (1971 TV Movie)
PG | 90 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller
A business commuter is pursued and terrorized by a malevolent driver of a massive tractor-trailer.
17. Maniac (2012)
Not Rated | 89 min | Horror, Thriller
As he helps a young artist with her upcoming exhibition, the owner of a mannequin shop's deadly, suppressed desires come to the surface.
18. You Only Live Twice (1967)
Approved | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Agent 007 and the Japanese secret service ninja force must find and stop the true culprit of a series of spacejackings before nuclear war is provoked.
19. In the Line of Fire (1993)
R | 128 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan couldn't save Kennedy, but he's determined not to let a clever assassin take out this president.
20. P2 (2007)
R | 98 min | Horror, Thriller
A businesswoman is pursued by a psychopath after being locked in a parking garage on Christmas Eve.
21. The Runaway Bus (1954)
78 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
When heavy fog prevents all aircraft from leaving London airport, a group of passengers take an airline bus to get them to an alternative airport. However, one among their number is the ... See full summary »
22. Phantasm (1979)
R | 88 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A young boy and his friends face off against a mysterious grave robber known only as the Tall Man, who keeps a mysterious arsenal of terrible weapons with him.
23. Hellsing X (2006–2012)
TV-MA | 50 min | Animation, Action, Fantasy
The vampire Alucard and his newly sired ward Seras tries to protect England from a war-crazed SS-Major who seeks to start an eternal war with his vampire army.
24. Inspector Gadget (1983–1986)
TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A bumbling bionic police inspector stumbles about on his cases, while his niece and dog secretly do the real investigative work.
25. Nick of Time (1995)
R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An unimpressive, every-day man is forced into a situation where he is told to kill a politician to save his kidnapped daughter.
26. The Day of the Jackal (1973)
PG | 143 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A professional assassin codenamed "Jackal" plots to kill Charles de Gaulle, the President of France.
27. Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001)
R | 115 min | Animation, Action, Crime
A terrorist explosion releases a deadly virus on the masses, and it's up the bounty-hunting Bebop crew to catch the cold-blooded culprit.
28. Hellsing (2001–2002)
TV-MA | 23 min | Action, Animation, Fantasy
A British taskforce, lead by the daughter of the vampire hunter Prof. Van Helsing, battles the supernatural with the aid of two vampires.
29. Horror of Dracula (1958)
Approved | 82 min | Horror
After Jonathan Harker attacks Dracula at his castle (apparently somewhere in Germany), the vampire travels to a nearby city, where he preys on the family of Harker's fiancée. The only one ... See full summary »
30. Blood and Black Lace (1964)
Unrated | 84 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Italian thriller about a shadowy killer in black murdering fashion models through brutal methods.
31. Ballistica (2009)
Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Adventure
A man has been trained in a deadly form of hand-to-hand combat using ballistics and firearms. He is one of the few Americans who has perfected it, which makes him the CIA's best weapon against International Terrorism.
32. Branded to Kill (1967)
Not Rated | 91 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A hit-man, with a fetish for sniffing boiling rice, fumbles his latest job, putting him into conflict with his treacherous wife, with a mysterious woman eager for death and with the phantom-like hit-man known only as Number One.
33. Resident Evil 5 (2009 Video Game)
M | Action, Adventure, Drama
Sent in by the BSAA, Chris Redfield has a new mission. It takes him into South Africa where he encounters a new horror and relives an old past.
Writers: Yoshiaki Hirabayashi, Haruo Murata, Tsukasa Takenaka, Kenichi Ueda | Directors: Liam O'Brien, Toshio Ohashi, Jim Sonzero, Garson Yu | Stars: Roger Craig Smith, Eva La Dare, D.C. Douglas, Patricia Ja Lee
34. BraveStarr (1987–1989)
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Family
Slick Native American marshal BraveStarr and pretty female judge J. B. McBride are sent to protect the frontier planet of New Texas from henchmen of an evil cattle spirit. Aliens - warhorse Thirty-Thirty and a funny moleman, join them.
35. Zinda (2006)
116 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A man, taken and locked up for 14 years without any sane reason, is suddenly released, and has 4 days to figure out why this was done to him.
36. Kontroll (2003)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A tale about a strange young man, Bulcsú, the fellow inspectors on his team, all without exception likeable characters, a rival ticket inspection team, and racing along the tracks... And a tale about love.
38. Spies (1928)
Unrated | 90 min | Romance, Thriller
The mastermind behind a ubiquitous spy operation learns of a dangerous romance between a Russian lady in his employ and a dashing agent from the government's secret service.
39. As Good as Dead (2010)
R | 100 min | Crime, Thriller
Seeking revenge for the murder of their religious leader, fundamental loyalists kidnap and torture the man they believe responsible, but the ensuing clash of right vs. left ideologies ... See full summary »
40. Peur(s) du noir (2007)
Unrated | 83 min | Animation, Drama, Horror
Several scary black-and-white animated segments in different styles appeal to our fear(s) of the dark.
Writers: Blutch, Charles Burns, Pierre Di Sciullo, Jerry Kramski, Richard McGuire, Michel Pirus, Romain Slocombe | Directors: Blutch, Charles Burns, Marie Caillou, Pierre Di Sciullo, Lorenzo Mattotti, Richard McGuire | Stars: Aure Atika, Guillaume Depardieu, Nicole Garcia, Gil Alma
41. Who Saw Her Die? (1972)
90 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
A young girl is brutally murdered somewhere in France. Sometime later, the same thing happens to the daughter of a well-known sculptor. This time the parents (the sculptor and his wife) ... See full summary »
42. Scared Stiff (1953)
Unrated | 108 min | Comedy, Horror, Musical
Fleeing a murder charge, a singer and a busboy (Martin & Lewis) wind up on a spooky Carribean island inherited by heiress (Scott).
G | 71 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
The royal couple Odette and Derek face yet another evil magician, this time a woman named Zelda. Lusting for the treasure of the Forbidden Arts, which will give her absolute power, Zelda ... See full summary »
44. Doctor Mabuse (2013)
95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Criminal mastermind Dr. Mabuse returns from exile to begin a new reign of terror, and only young Inspector Carl Lohemann stands in his way.
45. Eyeball (1975)
R | 91 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
A maniac Killer in red cape and hood is killing off American tourists on a tour bus by gouging out thier eyeballs.
46. The Lady in Red Kills Seven Times (1972)
PG | 100 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
When two sisters inherit their family castle, a string of murders committed by a mysterious dark haired woman in a red cloak decimates their circle of friends. Is the killer their ancestor,... See full summary »
10 min | Short, Comedy, Horror
The epic story of one man's encounter with what could be the most relentless murderer of all time.
48. Samurai Reincarnation (1981)
122 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror
The villain is called Amakusa SHIRO Tokaisada. He is actually based on a real christian samurai. The movie was one of the inspirations for the game called 'Samurai Shodown' (actual spelling)
49. The Amazing Adventures of Inspector Gadget (1986 Video)
63 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Inspector Gadget is on Home Video! Three adventures that show him outwitting the Great Wambini and his dimwitted assistant, The Lesser Wambini, in a M.A.D magic show and in kidnapping the ... See full summary »
50. Cutthroat Alley (2003)
R | 95 min | Horror
Timothy Wayne Folsome's urban horror film Cutthroat Alley features a masked serial killer who slits the throats of each of his victims in the hood of South Central Los Angeles. The film ... See full summary »