Top rated movies with an arch villain and a slow beginning

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

1 Brightburn (2019)

What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister?

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2019-05-09 | Horror / Science Fiction

Cast

Jackson A. Dunn, Elizabeth Banks

Rating

rating icon 6.132
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    evil incarnated
  2. Ranked #2 for
    evil character
  3. Ranked #3 for
    lack of character development

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2 Joker (2019)

During the 1980s, a failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City while becoming an infamous psychopathic crime figure.

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2019-10-01 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro

Rating

rating icon 8.16
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    great acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    evil genius
  3. Ranked #1 for
    mentally unstable

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3 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 8.017
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    despicable villain
  2. Ranked #1 for
    simply amazing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fantastic

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4 The School for Good and Evil (2022)

Best friends Sophie and Agatha navigate an enchanted school for young heroes and villains — and find themselves on opposing sides of the battle between good and evil.

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2022-10-19 | Fantasy / Comedy

Cast

Sofia Wylie, Sophia Anne Caruso

Rating

rating icon 7.06
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    eye candy visual
  2. Ranked #1 for
    evil character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    like Harry Potter

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5 Ma (2019)

Sue Ann is a loner who keeps to herself in her quiet Ohio town. One day, she is asked by Maggie, a new teenager in town, to buy some booze for her and her friends, and Sue Ann sees the chance to make some unsuspecting, if younger, friends of her own.

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2019-05-29 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Octavia Spencer, Diana Silvers

Rating

rating icon 5.826
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    half-baked
  2. Ranked #2 for
    kind of lame
  3. Ranked #3 for
    slow beginning

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6 Never Grow Old (2019)

An Irish undertaker profits when outlaws take over a peaceful town, but his own family come under threat as the death toll increases dramatically.

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2019-03-15 | Western

Cast

Emile Hirsch, John Cusack

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    grim and gritty
  2. Ranked #1 for
    God-fearing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    dark

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7 The Stylist (2020)

Claire is a lonely hairstylist who secretly murders and scalps her clients. When Olivia makes the well-intentioned mistake of asking Claire to style her hair for her wedding, she becomes dangerously obsessed, and her sanity starts to slip away with bloody consequences.

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2020-09-26 | Horror / Drama

Cast

Najarra Townsend, Brea Grant

Rating

rating icon 5.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    swift pace
  2. Ranked #2 for
    tight editing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    becoming obsessed

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8 Project Wolf Hunting (2022)

While under heavily armed guard, the dangerous convicts aboard a cargo ship unite in a coordinated escape attempt that soon escalates into a bloody, all-out riot. But as the fugitives continue their brutal campaign of terror, they soon discover that not even the most vicious among them is safe from the horror they unknowingly unleashed from the darkness below deck.

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2022-09-21 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Seo In-guk, Jang Dong-yoon

Rating

rating icon 6.363
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    ton of blood
  2. Ranked #1 for
    violently bloody
  3. Ranked #1 for
    brutal and bloody

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9 Speak No Evil (2022)

A Danish family visits a Dutch family they met on a holiday. What was supposed to be an idyllic weekend slowly starts unraveling as the Danes try to stay polite in the face of unpleasantness.

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2022-03-17 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Morten Burian, Sidsel Siem Koch

Rating

rating icon 6.607
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    feeling uneasy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    maddening
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unreasonable character

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10 Becky (2020)

A teenager's weekend at a lake house with her father takes a turn for the worse when a group of convicts wreaks havoc on their lives.

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2020-07-23 | Thriller / Horror

Cast

Lulu Wilson, Kevin James

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dastardly
  2. Ranked #1 for
    villainous role
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sharp edge dialogue

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