Whether its a result of genetic engineering, psychological-behaviourist programming or wonder drugs the cinema has depicted in different ways the interest society seems to have in superior human beings.
What do you think about this? Why does this exist? Is it pro or contra democratic norms or mores?
It seems to underlie a lot of features in which it isnt even the them or isnt apparent to begin with, for instance Lord of The Rings, while it seems to be a number of different races uniting against a common evil all the characters are revealed either immediately or eventually to be elite or uber mensch of their communities, blood lines are also important.