Most Popular Megalomania Movies and TV Shows
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1. Gods of Egypt (2016)
PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Mortal hero Bek teams with the god Horus in an alliance against Set, the merciless god of darkness, who has usurped Egypt's throne, plunging the once peaceful and prosperous empire into chaos and conflict.
Votes: 98,224 | Gross: $31.15M
2. Spotlight (I) (2015)
R | 129 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.
Votes: 379,598 | Gross: $45.06M
3. The Name of the Rose (2019– )
60 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
In 1327, an enlightened friar and his young apprentice investigate a series of mysterious deaths at an abbey risking the wrath of a powerful Inquisitor. Television adaptation of Umberto Eco's novel 'The Name of the Rose'.
4. Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
R | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Balian of Ibelin travels to Jerusalem during the Crusades of the 12th century, and there he finds himself as the defender of the city and its people.
Votes: 254,685 | Gross: $47.40M
5. A Face in the Crowd (1957)
Not Rated | 126 min | Drama, Music
An Arkansas drifter becomes an overnight media sensation. As he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become?
6. Red Dragon (2002)
R | 124 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A retired FBI agent with psychological gifts is assigned to help track down "The Tooth Fairy", a mysterious serial killer. Aiding him is imprisoned forensic psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal "The Cannibal" Lecter.
Votes: 235,867 | Gross: $93.15M
8. Steins;Gate (2011–2015)
TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
After discovering time travel, a university student and his colleagues must use their knowledge of it to stop an evil organization and their diabolical plans.
9. The Wave (2008)
Not Rated | 107 min | Drama, Thriller
A high school teacher's experiment to demonstrate to his students what life is like under a dictatorship spins horribly out of control when he forms a social unit with a life of its own.
12. The One (2001)
PG-13 | 87 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A rogue Multiverse agent goes on a manhunt for versions of himself, getting stronger with each kill. With only one version remaining, he races against the clock to finish him and become "The One."
Votes: 86,298 | Gross: $43.91M
13. American Splendor (2003)
R | 101 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
An original mix of fiction and reality illuminates the life of comic book hero everyman Harvey Pekar.
Votes: 46,076 | Gross: $6.00M
14. Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)
R | 122 min | Documentary, Drama, War
Michael Moore's view on what happened to the United States after September 11; and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Votes: 123,430 | Gross: $119.19M
15. My Best Fiend (1999)
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Biography
In the 1950s, an adolescent Werner Herzog was transfixed by a film performance of the young Klaus Kinski. Years later, they would share an apartment where, in an unabated, forty-eight-hour ... See full summary »
Votes: 9,743 | Gross: $0.10M
16. The Stunt Man (1980)
R | 131 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
A fugitive stumbles on a movie set just when they need a new stunt man, takes the job as a way to hide out and falls for the leading lady.
Votes: 8,185 | Gross: $7.06M
17. The Way West (1967)
Approved | 122 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
In 1843, a former U.S. Senator leads a wagon train of settlers to Oregon, but his megalomania leads to growing dissatisfaction with his leadership.
19. The Naked Edge (1961)
Approved | 97 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Five years after George Radcliffe was the chief witness in a high profile murder case, his wife receives a blackmailing letter accusing him of the crime.
20. Never Too Young to Die (1986)
R | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A top secret Agent is murdered, so his estranged son, a high school gymnast, teams up with his dad's attractive female partner to stop the psychopathic hermaphroditic gang leader who killed him, and now plans a major terrorist attack.
21. Battle Royale II (2003)
Not Rated | 134 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Three years after the failure of the last BR program, a second act is forged and a class of students are sent to an island with one objective: kill international terrorist Shuya Nanahara.
22. Macbeth (1948)
Passed | 92 min | Drama, History, War
Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.
23. Sangharsh (1999)
Not Rated | 127 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A rookie CBI officer must enlist the help of an incarcerated criminal in order to catch a serial child killer, who has recently escaped police custody.
24. Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (1980 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 192 min | Biography, Drama
The real-life story of the Peoples Temple cult led by Reverend Jim Jones and the events involving its move to Guyana and its eventual mass suicide.
25. Nazis at the Center of the Earth (2012 Video)
R | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Researchers in Antarctica are abducted by a team of masked storm troopers. They are dragged deep underground to a hidden continent in the center of the earth. Here Nazi survivors, their ... See full summary »
26. The Ghost Ship (1943)
Approved | 69 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Tom Merriam signs on the ship Altair as third officer under Captain Stone. At first things look good, Stone sees Merriam as a younger version of himself and Merriam sees Stone as the first ... See full summary »
28. Dr. Cyclops (1940)
Not Rated | 77 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror
A mad scientist working in the South American jungle miniaturizes his colleagues when he feels his megalomania is threatened.
29. The Invisible Man Returns (1940)
Passed | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
The owner of a coal mining operation, falsely imprisoned for fratricide, takes a drug to make him invisible, despite its side effect: gradual madness.
30. Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine (1965)
Approved | 88 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
Skirt-chasing SIC agent Craig Gamble and millionaire bachelor Todd Armstrong set out to foil mad scientist Dr. Goldfoot's plot to use his army of bikini-clad robots to seduce wealthy men into signing over their assets.
31. Threshold (1981)
PG | 97 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
The celebrated heart surgeon Dr. Vrain supports the research of the offbeat scientist Aldo Gehring, who is inventing an artificial heart. Dr. Vrain performs the first artificial human heart... See full summary »
32. Nijinsky (1980)
R | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Set in the early 1910s at a time of passionate artistic experimentalism, and based on biographical fact, this is the story of Vaslav Nijinsky, the young and brilliant, but headstrong ... See full summary »
33. Oh Darling Yeh Hai India (1995)
160 min | Comedy
Miss India and an aspiring actor spend a night together roaming the streets of Mumbai and unwittingly clash paths with a megalomaniacal gangster planning to take over India.
36. Agent Aika (1997– )
Unrated | 210 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
From the creator of Project A-Ko! She's sexy, suave and sophisticated, but she's no bimbo. She's a martial arts expert and a jet fighter pilot with the body of a supermodel.
38. Narasimha (1991)
Not Rated | 214 min | Action, Drama
Narasimha a young and captive man lives a middle class life with his family in a quite neighbor hood. He gets his beautiful sister marry to an eligible young man in there vicinity. On the ... See full summary »
40. Valerie (1957)
Approved | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Western
After the American Civil War, former Union Major John Garth marries pretty settler Valerie but tragedy strikes and the two spouses end up in court where they give two different conflicting accounts of their marriage.
41. Night Warriors: Darkstalkers' Revenge (1997 Video)
TV-14 | 180 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
In another world, another time, all the old legends of vampires...of ghosts...of werewolves...and all manner of things that go bump in the night...are real. And as all the old legends make ... See full summary »
42. The Secret of Steel City (1979)
85 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
Two scientists use their inherited fortune differently. One designs a beautiful town called Fortuna, while the second builds huge factories to make munitions known as Steel City.
43. Little Witch on a Broomstick (2011)
90 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
A sequel to a cult Czech fantasy comedy The Girl on the Broomstick (1972). Once upon a time, there was a young and very stubborn pupil of magic, Saxana (Petra Cernocká), who escaped from ... See full summary »
45. The Goebbels Experiment (2005)
Not Rated | 108 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Through archival footage and dramatic readings of his personal writings, the life of Nazi Germany's Propaganda Minister, Josef Goebbels, is examined.
Votes: 932 | Gross: $0.05M
46. Tierra del fuego (2000)
108 min | Drama
The chronicles of the Romanian engineer Julius Popper, a nationalized Argentine and one of the principle actors in the genocide of the Selk'nam, one of the indigenous peoples who inhabited the Tierra del Fuego Archipelago.
50. Spin (1995)
57 min | Documentary
Pirated satellite feeds revealing U.S. media personalities' contemptuous plans for their viewers come full circle in Spin. TV out-takes appropriated from network satellite feeds unravel the... See full summary »