Top rated movies with a malevolent character that have an initiator

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with a malevolent character featuring an initiator! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with a malevolent character featuring an initiator, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 City of Ghosts (2017)

With unprecedented access, this documentary follows the extraordinary journey of “Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently”—a group of anonymous citizen journalists who banded together after their homeland was overtaken by ISIS—as they risk their lives to stand up against one of the greatest evils in the world today.

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2017-07-14 | War / Documentary

Cast

Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, Hamoud

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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  1. Ranked #2 for
    for contemplation
  2. Ranked #5 for
    life and limb story
  3. Ranked #5 for
    domineering character

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2 Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)

In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood hears evidence and testimony not only from lead defendant Ernst Janning and his defense attorney Hans Rolfe, but also from the widow of a Nazi general, an idealistic U.S. Army captain and reluctant witness Irene Wallner.

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1961-12-18 | Drama / History

Cast

Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster

Rating

rating icon 8.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    for deliberation
  2. Ranked #3 for
    flawless performance
  3. Ranked #4 for
    fundamental question

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3 Downfall (2004)

In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still achieve victory and orders his generals and advisers to fight to the last man. When the end finally does come, and Hitler lies dead by his own hand, what is left of his military must find a way to end the killing that is the Battle of Berlin, and lay down their arms in surrender.

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2004-09-08 | Drama / History

Cast

Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara

Rating

rating icon 7.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sympathetic portrayal
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ultimate downfall
  3. Ranked #1 for
    raving lunatic

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4 Romper Stomper (1992)

Nazi skinheads in Melbourne take out their anger on local Vietnamese, who are seen as threatening racial purity. Finally the Vietnamese have had enough and confront the skinheads in an all-out confrontation, sending the skinheads running. A woman who is prone to epileptic seizures joins the skins' merry band, and helps them on their run from justice, but is her affliction also a sign of impurity?

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1992-03-05 | Action / Drama

Cast

Russell Crowe, Daniel Pollock

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    brutal and violent
  2. Ranked #3 for
    confrontational
  3. Ranked #4 for
    no holds barred

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5 Borgman (2013)

Borgman is the central character of this dark, malevolent fable. Is he a dream or a demon, a twisted allegory or an all-too-real embodiment of our fears? Borgman is a sinister arrival in the sealed-off streets of modern suburbia. His presence unleashes a crowing gallery of distortion around the careful façade constructed by an arrogant, comfortable couple, their three children and nanny.

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2013-05-13 | Thriller / Drama

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Jan Bijvoet, Hadewych Minis

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    religious imagery
  2. Ranked #2 for
    evil character
  3. Ranked #3 for
    pure evil

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6 The Innocents (2016)

Poland, 1945. Mathilde, a young French Red Cross doctor, is on a mission to help the war survivors. When a nun seeks for her help, she is brought to a convent where several pregnant sisters are hiding, unable to reconcile their faith with their pregnancy. Mathilde becomes their only hope.

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2016-02-10 | Drama / History

Cast

Lou de Laâge, Agata Buzek

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    rhythmic continuity of character development
  2. Ranked #5 for
    baby doll
  3. Ranked #6 for
    with a bag of popcorn

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7 The Hitch-Hiker (1953)

Ray and Gilbert's fishing trip takes a terrifying turn when the hitchhiker they pick up turns out to be a sociopath on the run from the law. He's killed before, and he lets the two know that as soon as they're no longer useful, he'll kill again. The two friends plot an escape, but the hitchhiker's peculiar physical affliction, an eye that never closes even when he sleeps, makes it impossible for them to tell when they can make a break for it.

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1953-03-30 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Edmond O'Brien, Frank Lovejoy

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    trigger-happy
  2. Ranked #2 for
    compact
  3. Ranked #2 for
    tense and suspenseful

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8 Les Misérables (2019)

Inspired by the 2005 riots in Paris, Stéphane, a recent transplant to the impoverished suburb of Montfermeil, joins the local anti-crime squad. Working alongside his unscrupulous colleagues Chris and Gwada, Stéphane struggles to maintain order amidst the mounting tensions between local gangs. When an arrest turns unexpectedly violent, the three officers must reckon with the aftermath and keep the neighborhood from spiraling out of control.

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2019-11-14 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Damien Bonnard, Alexis Manenti

Rating

rating icon 7.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    highly charging
  2. Ranked #3 for
    volatile character
  3. Ranked #4 for
    non-professional cast

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9 The Beast of War (1988)

During the war in Afghanistan a Soviet tank crew commanded by a tyrannical officer find themselves lost and in a struggle against a band of Mujahadeen guerrillas in the mountains.

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1988-09-14 | War / Drama

Cast

George Dzundza, Jason Patric

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    disturbingly realistic
  2. Ranked #5 for
    absolutely first-rate
  3. Ranked #6 for
    pacifism

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10 Parents (1989)

Michael is a young boy living in a typical 1950s suburbanite home... except for his bizarre and horrific nightmares, and continued unease around his parents. Young Michael begins to suspect his parents are cooking more than just hamburgers on the grill outside, but has trouble explaining his fears to his new-found friend Sheila, or the school's social worker.

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1989-01-27 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Randy Quaid, Mary Beth Hurt

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    downright frightening
  2. Ranked #3 for
    possible recommendation
  3. Ranked #3 for
    dark and disturbing

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