Top rated movies with hugely talented directing that have a menacing villain

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

1 The Boy Behind The Door (2020)

Bobby tries to save himself and his best friend when they are kidnapped on their way home from school.

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2020-09-27 | Horror

Cast

Lonnie Chavis, Ezra Dewey

Rating

rating icon 6.307
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    talented enough director
  2. Ranked #1 for
    illogical decision
  3. Ranked #1 for
    smart enough character

Trailer

The Boy Behind The Door trailer
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2 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
    washed out
  3. Ranked #2 for
    blaxploitation

Trailer

The Harder They Fall trailer
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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 8.016
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People's Taste Ranking

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

Trailer

Cruella trailer
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4 Villains (2019)

When their car breaks down, a couple on the run headed southbound for a fresh start in the Sunshine State break into a nearby house looking for a new set of wheels. What they find instead is a dark secret, and a sweet-as-pie pair of homeowners who will do anything to keep it from getting out.

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2019-09-20 | Comedy / Horror

Cast

Bill Skarsgård, Maika Monroe

Rating

rating icon 6.221
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    thin
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sympathetic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    scenery-chewing performance

Trailer

Villains trailer
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5 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
    disfigured character

Trailer

The Black Phone trailer
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6 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
    dramatic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    lengthy sequence
  3. Ranked #1 for
    loud explosion

Trailer

Raging Fire trailer
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7 Night Hunter (2019)

A Minnesota police officer crosses paths with a committed and tireless vigilante as he follows the trail of a ruthless predator responsible for several abductions and murders.

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2019-08-29 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Henry Cavill, Ben Kingsley

Rating

rating icon 6.569
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    lobotomizing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    little bit better
  3. Ranked #1 for
    recommended

Trailer

Night Hunter trailer
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8 The Lost City (2022)

Reclusive author Loretta Sage writes about exotic places in her popular adventure novels that feature a handsome cover model named Alan. While on tour promoting her new book with Alan, Loretta gets kidnapped by an eccentric billionaire who hopes she can lead him to the ancient city's lost treasure that featured in her latest story. Alan, determined to prove he can be a hero in real life and not just on the pages of her books, sets off to rescue her.

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2022-03-24 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Sandra Bullock, Channing Tatum

Rating

rating icon 6.517
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    comic moments
  2. Ranked #1 for
    eliciting chuckling
  3. Ranked #2 for
    globetrotting

Trailer

The Lost City trailer
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9 The Roundup (2022)

The 'Beast Cop' Ma Seok-do heads to a foreign country to extradite a suspect, but soon after his arrival, he discovers additional murder cases and hears about a vicious killer who has been committing crimes against tourists for several years.

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2022-05-18 | Action / Crime

Cast

Ma Dong-seok, Son Suk-ku

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bone crushing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    vicious
  3. Ranked #1 for
    powerful punch

Trailer

The Roundup trailer
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10 Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical (2022)

An extraordinary young girl discovers her superpower and summons the remarkable courage, against all odds, to help others change their stories, whilst also taking charge of her own destiny. Standing up for what's right, she's met with miraculous results.

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2022-11-25 | Family / Comedy

Cast

Alisha Weir, Emma Thompson

Rating

rating icon 6.787
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    suitable for children
  2. Ranked #2 for
    naughty boy
  3. Ranked #2 for
    blast finish

Trailer

Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical trailer
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