[[{{Film}} Movies]] often strive to be ever more epic, and what better way of [[ShowDontTell announcing out loud]] that the heroes are up against epic odds than for the BigBad to [[AGodAmI proclaim himself a god]]?

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!!Animated Films

* Franchise/DisneyAnimatedCanon:
** ''Disney/TheBlackCauldron'': The Horned King is ready to kill the world to be worshipped as a god by the dead.
** ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'': Jafar does a textbook example of the rundown of this trope, wishing to become an all-powerful genie. In his following exultations, he mentions how the universe is now his to control, even going so far as to create a small solar system between his hands just for the hell of it. This is until Aladdin reminds him what the other half of "phenomenal cosmic power" is... "itty bitty living space".
** In the French translation of "Be Prepared" from ''Disney/TheLionKing'', Scar declares that he will be "le seul dieu vivant qu'on acclame." (the only acclaimed living god)

!!Live-Action Films

* ''Film/TheManWhoWouldBeKing'' is about a British soldier who is mistaken for the god of an Afghan tribe. He and his fellow soldier decide to [[GodGuise go along with the ruse]].
* In ''Film/TheMatrixRevolutions'', the Train Man is a PhysicalGod [[HomeFieldAdvantage while in his subway]]:
--> '''Neo:''' I don't want to hurt you.
--> '''Train Man:''' You don't get it. I ''built'' this place. Down here, I make the rules. Down here, ''I'' make the threats.
--> '''Train Man:''' ''*punches Neo into the back wall*''
--> '''Train Man:''' Down here [[DramaticEllipsis ]] I'm God.
* ''Film/{{Frankenstein 1931}}'': [[UrExample One of the earliest examples]]. After Henry's famous [[LargeHam "It's alliiive!"]], when he goes on to say [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xos2MnVxe-c "Now I know what it feels like to be God!"]] Originally, that part of the line was cut because the censors said it was blasphemous (which it is). It was cut off by a thunderbolt; the full line wasn't restored until ''1999'', 12 years after most of the other excised scenes were restored in full.
* ''Film/BatmanForever'': Neatly subverted, as The Riddler makes a deep dark speech involving the titular line, finished with a [[PowerEchoes deep, echoing invocation]] of "I", then asks, "[[LargeHam Was that over the top?]] [[JimCarrey I can never tell!]]"
* Skeletor has one of these speeches at the climax of the ''Film/MastersOfTheUniverse'' live-action movie, right down to the line "I am a god!"
* ''Film/TheLawnmowerMan'' (has [[InNameOnly nothing but the title in common]] with the Creator/StephenKing short story), where Jobe declares his intention to be the "Cyberchrist." His defining line (referring to {{Cyberspace}}): "[[PunctuatedForEmphasis I am God here!]]"
** In the sequel, the same character (now played by Matt Frewer) giddily declares, "I'm feeling ''seriously'' OMNIPOTENT!"
* ''Film/GroundhogDay''. After reliving the same day over and over again, and attempting suicide in a vast number of different ways, Phil eventually concludes that he's God, then tentatively adds, "Not ''the'' God. Just ''a'' god." (He adds that if he were THE God, he would know what was going on!) [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] by the character himself when he explains logically ''why'' he's come to this conclusion. Rita brings him back to Earth thusly: "You're not a god. This is [[spoiler:[[RaisedCatholic twelve years of Catholic school]] ]]talking."
* ''Film/StreetFighter'': At the climax, [[Creator/RaulJulia Bison]] (now mad with power) delivers the following line as he goes OneWingedAngel on [[Creator/JeanClaudeVanDamme Guile]].
-->"Something wrong, Colonel?? You came here expecting to fight a madman, and instead you find [[LargeHam a god]]?
** After kicking Guile's ass for the next couple of minutes, Bison delivers one of the [[HamAndCheese hammiest lines ever recorded]].
--->"You still refuse to accept my godhood? Fine! Keep your own god! In fact, now might be a good time to pray to him! ''For I beheld Satan'' '''as he fell from heaven!''' '''''LIKE LIGHTNING!'''''"
** He also seems to think he is {{Jesus}}, as he directly attributes [[Literature/TheBible Luke 10:18]] to ''himself''.
* ''Film/InTheMouthOfMadness'': Sutter Cane, the [[RewritingReality reality-rewriting author]] claims to have become god sometime after completing his latest work, and proves it by turning the world blue. However, his true purpose was as a servant to all manners of {{Cosmic Horror|Story}}s and {{Eldritch Abomination}}s, assuming everything in the movie wasn't a figment of the main character's imagination, or part of a meta-gambit by John Carpenter. (Yeah, it's [[ThroughTheEyesOfMadness that kind of movie]].)
* ''Film/BruceAlmighty'' features a mortal (that's Bruce!) who is granted divine powers for as long he wants. Bruce, being a flawed and limited human, ensures that mistakes are made. The trope is deconstructed since Bruce does not use his powers for any greater jobs than having amazing sex and advancing his career as a reporter by creating ''amazing'' events to report. But by doing even such pathetic things he still manages to make big problems for himself and everyone, and manages to lose his girlfriend because she prefers normal Bruce. So God must take his place back and fix everything in a snap using same powers.
** This trope is exemplified by Bruce standing at the top of skyscraper in a lightning storm, and shouting "I am Bruce Almighty! My will be done!"
* Xerxes in ''Film/ThreeHundred'' claims himself to be a "[[GodEmperor God-King]]".
* [[SadistTeacher Trunchbull]] in ''Film/{{Matilda}}'' is pretty frank about this:
-->In this school... [[PunctuatedForEmphasis I...AM...]]'''[[PunctuatedForEmphasis GOD!!!]]'''
* ''Film/SpiderMan1'': The Green Goblin/Norman Osborn in the first movie seems to fit this bill. "There are eight million people in this city. And those teeming masses exist for the sole purpose of lifting the few exceptional people onto their shoulders. You, me? We're exceptional."
* From ''Caligula'': "I have existed from the morning of the world and I shall exist until the last star falls from the night. Although I have taken the form of Gaius Caligula, I am all men as I am no man and therefore I am a god."
** Subverted with his equally insane predecessor and uncle, Tiberius:
-->'''Tiberius:''' It is fate that rules us, Little Boots, not any god.\\
'''Caligula:''' You are a god.\\
'''Tiberius:''' No, I'm ''not''! Not even when I'm dead.\\
'''Caligula:''' Julius Caesar and Augustus Caesar, they are gods.\\
'''Tiberius:''' So says the senate, and so the people prefer to believe. Such myths are useless.
* A ''particularly'' creepy example shows up in ''Film/{{Gothika}}'' when Dr. Grey discovers [[spoiler:the torture dungeon that her late husband used to rape and kill his female victims in. As she watches one of the videotapes that he shot in which he just finished molesting another woman he walks up to the camera, adjusts his tie, and states "It's good to be God. I love you." Near the end, Sheriff Ryan (Doug's friend and accomplice in his rape/molestation/murder of young women) reveals that they shared the sentiment, saying "We were their God."]]
* This idea is poked fun at in ''Film/{{Newsies}}'' - Joe Pulitzer is obviously full of himself, and pontificates "When I created The World..." (repeated when this speech is interrupted and he asks his assistant where he was. The response? "Creating the world, sir.") But... ''The World'' was the name of his newspaper, so he's not quite as full of it as he sounds.
* ''Film/{{Malice}}'' is about an egocentric surgeon who begins to believe he is God, even saying so in a deposition. The film's star Alec Baldwin [[ActorAllusion referenced it in character as Jack Donaghy]] on an episode of ''Series/ThirtyRock''.
* Played for laughs in ''Film/TheSecretOfMySuccess''; Foster's MeanBoss insists Foster call him God, which becomes a RunningGag in the movie.
* The villain Benedict declares this in ''Film/LastActionHero'' once he's beginning to fully grasp his newfound ability to cross between dimensions and defy the real-world laws of physics at will...
-->'''Benedict''': "If God were a [[CardCarryingVillain villain]] ... he'd be me!"
* In ''Film/AlmostFamous'', rock star Russell Hammond takes too much acid and climbs on a roof at a house party to declare "I am a golden god!" Later, when he has sobered up, he doesn't believe he said it. This is actually in reference to Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin having said the same thing on a hotel balcony.
* Deacon Frost's goal in the first ''Film/{{Blade}}'' movie is to become La Magra, the vampires' Blood God. ([[TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}} no, not that one]]) He actually does succeed at it, proving immune to silver and far faster and stronger than even Blade, but even a god has to kneel before [[spoiler:anti-coagulants]].
* Inverted and/or parodied in the movie ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}''
-->'''Gozer''': "Are you a god?"
-->'''Stantz''': "Um... No."
-->'''Gozer''': "Then die!"
-->(Gozer unleashes a hail of [[ShockAndAwe Force Lightning]] that almost knocks the Ghostbusters off the top of a skyscraper.)
-->'''Zeddmore''' (to Stantz): "Ray. If someone asks if you are a god, you say, 'yes!'"
* ''Film/{{Dreamscape}}''. When Tommy Raye faces off against Alex Gardner in the President's dream, he tells Alex "In here, I'm God." And, because of his mastery and knowledge of dream warfare, he is.
* Freddy Krueger in the original ''Film/ANightmareOnElmStreet1984''.
-->'''Tina:''' Please God...
-->'''Freddy:''' ''This'' (holds up claw glove)... is God!
** And in [[Film/ANightmareOnElmStreet2010 the remake]].
-->'''Jesse''': Oh God!
-->'''Freddy''': No, just me.
* In ''Film/TheLastAirbender'', Admiral Zhao has one when he's about to [[spoiler: kill the moon spirit]].
--> '''Zhao''': We are now the Gods.
* In the movie ''Film/SupermanII'' General Zod demands that the president of the United States [[KneelBeforeZod kneel before him]]. He agrees to do so in order to save lives. In desperation he utters:
-->'''President''': Oh God...
-->'''General Zod''': ''Zod''.
* In ''Film/TheFourthKind'', a tape recorder is accidentally left running during an AlienAbduction. While the video is reduced to static, the sound remains and the lead alien says ([[AncientAstronauts in Sumerian]]) "I AM ''*static*'' GOD!"
* Director Cockburn of ''Film/TropicThunder'' gave a speech like this.
--> Cockburn: The helicopter is God and I am JesusChrist.
** [[spoiler: Then he stepped on a land mine and ended up being judged by God.]]
* In the climax of ''Film/DarkStar'', [[spoiler:Doolittle succeeds at convincing Bomb #20 that its external sensory data is a lie and it itself is the only thing it can be sure exists, in a desperate gambit to make the bomb disregard an inadvertent signal to detonate while still attached to the ship.]] Unfortunately, the character in question uses this new 'insight' to become a solipsist and eventually decides that, in the absence of anything else having any proof of existence, this means it is, in fact, God. And God said "let there be light"... And there was light...
* ''Film/TransformersFilmSeries'':
** Played for laughs in ''Film/TransformersRevengeOfTheFallen''. Professor Colan claims to be "the Alpha and the Omega", thus comparing himself to God.
** [[spoiler:Sentinel Prime]], the BigBad of ''Film/TransformersDarkOfTheMoon'' has a God complex to some degree. [[spoiler:He states that on Cybertron, the Primes were gods, while on Earth, the disrespectful humans see them as only machines. This is part of his justification that humanity should be enslaved. When it seems that his plans will succeed, he declares himself Earth's new god.]]
* Johann Schmidt (aka, Red Skull) in ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger'' is shown to have delusions of godhood and according to Dr. Zola, he can't even stop until people say he's a god. It is heavily implied that this stemmed from the serum.
* While not specifically stating Godhood, Andrew Detmer in ''Film/{{Chronicle}}'' implies himself to be an "Apex Predator", giving imagery of a lion not feeling remorse when it eats a gazelle. He then crushes a car, just the drive the point home.
* Film/JudgeDredd's arch-enemy Rico.
-->''"For the crime of being human, when we could have been gods! Guilty"''.
* Loki invokes this in ''Film/TheAvengers'' (in fairness, he ''is'' a Norse god, but in the Marvelverse the Norse gods were SufficientlyAdvancedAliens). [[ComicBook/TheIncredibleHulk Hulk]] [[CurbStompBattle disagrees.]]
-->'''Hulk:''' ''"Puny god."''
* Divine from ''Film/PinkFlamingos''. When asked if she believes in God, she replies "I ''am'' God!"
* Implied in ''Film/EscapeFromLA'' with the American President when he corrupts a Bible verse by putting himself in God's place.
* Mickey Cohen in ''Film/GangsterSquad''.
-->'''Underling:''' I'm so sorry Mr. Cohen, it won't happen again, I swear to God!
-->'''Cohen:''' You're talking to God, so you might as well swear to me.
* ''Film/LordOfIllusions'': Played straight in spirit, yet subverted in letter by EvilSorcerer Nix after his return, when someone questions what he is.
-->'''Nix:''' A man who wanted to become a god...then changed his mind.
* [[spoiler: "Sally" (the Tet's central [[BuffySpeak AI... amorphous liquid metal... control thing]]]] from ''Film/{{Oblivion 2013}}'' calls itself about being such (in Jack's eyes) at the end.
* In ''Film/TheAmazingSpiderMan2'', after Electro drains Manhattan of its electricity to supercharge his powers, he declares to Spider-Man that everyone will see him as a god.
* During his speech in the beginning of ''Film/{{Transcendence}}'', Will is asked if he seeks to create a god, given his desire to create an intelligence vastly superior to the collective intelligence of humanity past and present. Will calmly counters that mankind has always created its own gods. Later he essentially becomes this himself.
* ''Film/AIArtificialIntelligence'': [[ImpliedTrope Implied]] with Professor Hobby, David's creator. When one of his colleagues asks him what the moral implications of creating a truly sentient robot child would be, Hobby responds that God first created Adam to love him too. This is made much more heartwrenching later on when it's revealed that [[spoiler:David is made in the image of Hobby's dead son, making him David's Father in more than one way.]]
* In ''Film/ExMachina'', Nathan amusingly and ominously twists Caleb's statement that creating life is the domain of gods into saying that he is himself a God.
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