Top rated movies with an arch villain and a clever plot

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

1 Puss in Boots: The Last Wish (2022)

Puss in Boots discovers that his passion for adventure has taken its toll: He has burned through eight of his nine lives, leaving him with only one life left. Puss sets out on an epic journey to find the mythical Last Wish and restore his nine lives.

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2022-12-07 | Animation / Adventure

Cast

Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek

Rating

rating icon 8.235
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    antagonistic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    surprisingly mature
  3. Ranked #1 for
    giving shivers

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Puss in Boots: The Last Wish trailer
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2 Stalker (2020)

A young man’s budding romance is threatened when he befriends a strange ride share driver.

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2020-08-31 | Thriller / Horror

Cast

Vincent Van Horn, Christine Ko

Rating

rating icon 5.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    decently entertaining
  2. Ranked #1 for
    reasonably well done
  3. Ranked #1 for
    less satisfying

Trailer

Stalker trailer
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3 Raging Fire (2021)

Cheung Sung-bong is a highly respected cop with a long history of success in dangerous cases. However, his past soon comes back to haunt him when a former protégé resurfaces, seeking revenge.

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2021-07-28 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Donnie Yen, Nicholas Tse

Rating

rating icon 6.882
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    loud explosion
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dramatic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    lengthy sequence

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Raging Fire trailer
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4 Enola Holmes 2 (2022)

Now a detective-for-hire like her infamous brother, Enola Holmes takes on her first official case to find a missing girl, as the sparks of a dangerous conspiracy ignite a mystery that requires the help of friends — and Sherlock himself — to unravel.

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2022-11-30 | Adventure / Mystery

Cast

Millie Bobby Brown, Henry Cavill

Rating

rating icon 7.407
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    great improvement
  2. Ranked #2 for
    arch nemesis
  3. Ranked #2 for
    enjoyable

Trailer

Enola Holmes 2 trailer
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5 Cruella (2021)

In 1970s London amidst the punk rock revolution, a young grifter named Estella is determined to make a name for herself with her designs. She befriends a pair of young thieves who appreciate her appetite for mischief, and together they are able to build a life for themselves on the London streets. One day, Estella’s flair for fashion catches the eye of the Baroness von Hellman, a fashion legend who is devastatingly chic and terrifyingly haute. But their relationship sets in motion a course of events and revelations that will cause Estella to embrace her wicked side and become the raucous, fashionable and revenge-bent Cruella.

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2021-05-26 | Comedy / Crime

Cast

Emma Stone, Emma Thompson

Rating

rating icon 8.016
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely fantastic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    simply amazing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    icing on cake

Trailer

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6 The Harder They Fall (2021)

Gunning for revenge, outlaw Nat Love saddles up with his gang to take down enemy Rufus Buck, a ruthless crime boss who just got sprung from prison.

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2021-10-22 | Western

Cast

Jonathan Majors, Idris Elba

Rating

rating icon 6.641
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    fitting soundtrack
  2. Ranked #2 for
    hip
  3. Ranked #2 for
    highly stylized

Trailer

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7 The Black Phone (2022)

Finney Blake, a shy but clever 13-year-old boy, is abducted by a sadistic killer and trapped in a soundproof basement where screaming is of little use. When a disconnected phone on the wall begins to ring, Finney discovers that he can hear the voices of the killer’s previous victims. And they are dead set on making sure that what happened to them doesn’t happen to Finney.

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2022-06-22 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Mason Thames, Ethan Hawke

Rating

rating icon 7.617
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bone chilling
  2. Ranked #2 for
    lovecraftian
  3. Ranked #4 for
    chill

Trailer

The Black Phone trailer
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8 The Bad Guys (2022)

When the Bad Guys, a crew of criminal animals, are finally caught after years of heists and being the world’s most-wanted villains, Mr. Wolf brokers a deal to save them all from prison.

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2022-03-17 | Family / Animation

Cast

Sam Rockwell, Marc Maron

Rating

rating icon 7.567
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    punchy lines
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fast-moving
  3. Ranked #2 for
    Disneyfied

Trailer

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9 Descendants 3 (2019)

The teenagers of Disney's most infamous villains return to the Isle of the Lost to recruit a new batch of villainous offspring to join them at Auradon Prep.

Info

2019-08-02 | Family / TV Movie

Cast

Dove Cameron, Cameron Boyce

Rating

rating icon 7.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    wicked writing
  2. Ranked #2 for
    morally superior
  3. Ranked #4 for
    unfortunate soul

Trailer

Descendants 3 trailer
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10 Fatal Affair (2020)

Ellie tries to mend her marriage with her husband Marcus after a brief encounter with an old friend, David, only to find that David is more dangerous and unstable than she'd realized.

Info

2020-07-16 | Thriller

Cast

Nia Long, Stephen Bishop

Rating

rating icon 5.624
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unconvincing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    easily forgettable
  3. Ranked #1 for
    redeeming value

Trailer

Fatal Affair trailer
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