Movies about intrigue

Movies about intrigue
List of the best movies about intrigue, selected by visitors to our site: Dangerous Lies, Knives Out, Dune, Drishyam 2, Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo, The Beach House, I Love You, Daddy, Literally, Right Before Aaron, The Avengers, The Playroom.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Dangerous Lies (2020)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA

After losing her waitressing job, Katie Franklin takes a job as a caretaker to a wealthy elderly man in his sprawling, empty Chicago estate. The two grow close, but when he unexpectedly passes away and names Katie as his sole heir, she and her husband Adam are pulled into a complex web of lies, deception, and murder. If she's going to survive, Katie will have to question everyone's motives — even the people she loves.

Knives Out (2019)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan's untimely death.

Dune (2021)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, Hungary

Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet's exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence-a commodity capable of unlocking humanity's greatest potential-only those who can conquer their fear will survive.

Drishyam 2 (2021)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryIndia

7 years after the events of Drishyam, the family lives with the trauma from that fateful night. A gripping tale of an investigation and a family threatened by it. Will Georgekutty be able to protect his family this time?

Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo (2020)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, comedy, drama
CountryIndia

Fate plays a vital role in connecting the life of Bantu, a son who seeks validation from his cold-hearted father with the life of Raj, whose millionaire father wishes that he was more assertive.

The Beach House (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA

Cara Rudland thought she’d left her Southern roots and troubled family far behind, but returns to the scenic Lowcountry of her childhood summers after losing her job in Chicago. There, she reconnects with her mother Lovie, who has been caring for her young, pregnant friend Toy in her charming beach house.

I Love You, Daddy (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:18

When a successful television writer's daughter becomes the interest of an aging filmmaker with an appalling past, he becomes worried about how to handle the situation.

Literally, Right Before Aaron (2017)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA

Still reeling from his breakup with college sweetheart Allison, Adam's world is thrown into further chaos when he’s surprisingly invited to attend her wedding.

The Avengers (2012)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:22

When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins!

The Playroom (2013)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:22

Four children in their attic hideaway make up a fantastic story, while downstairs their parents weave a drunken intrigue of their own.

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A Late Quartet (2012)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

When the beloved cellist of a world-renowned string quartet is diagnosed with a life threatening illness, the group’s future suddenly hangs in the balance as suppressed emotions, competing egos and uncontrollable passions threaten to derail years of friendship and collaboration. As they are about to play their 25th anniversary concert — quite possibly their last — only their intimate bond and the power of music can preserve their legacy.

The American (2010)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:41

Dispatched to a small Italian town to await further orders, assassin Jack embarks on a double life that may be more relaxing than is good for him.

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:45

Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by the Gotham City Police Department. Eight years later, Batman encounters the mysterious Selina Kyle and the villainous Bane, a new terrorist leader who overwhelms Gotham's finest. The Dark Knight resurfaces to protect a city that has branded him an enemy.

Johnny English Reborn (2011)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, comedy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:41

The most prominent heads of state in the world begin gathering for a conference that could have a major impact on global politics. When MI-7 receives word that the Chinese premier has become the target of some high-powered killers, it falls on Johnny English to save the day. Armed with the latest high-tech weaponry and gadgets that would make even James Bond jealous, the once-disgraced agent uncovers evidence of a massive conspiracy involving some of the world's most powerful organisations, and vows to redeem his tarnished reputation by stopping the killers before they can strike.

Solace (2015)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

A psychic doctor, John Clancy, works with an FBI special agent in search of a serial killer.

Priceless (2016)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA

James, down on his luck and desperate for some quick cash, agrees to drive a small truck across country. He soon realizes that he's made a huge mistake and has inadvertently become involved in a dangerous human trafficking ring. The unlikely hero risks it all to shut down the trafficking ring and save the woman he is falling in love with.

Main Street (2010)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

From the once thriving tobacco warehouses, to the current run-down and closed shops of Five Points, a diverse group of residents and their respective life changes when outsider Gus Leroy brings something new and potentially dangerous into their quiet town.

Bad Teacher (2011)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

A lazy, incompetent middle school teacher who hates her job and her students is forced to return to her job to make enough money for a boob job after her rich fiancé dumps her.

Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe (2011)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:00

Before Sam Axe teamed up with Michael and Fiona, he was Commander Axe, U.S. Navy SEAL. The Fall of Sam Axe tells the story of how Sam went from respected Naval Commander to the man of mystery we've come to know on Burn Notice. On what will turn out to be Sam's last military mission, he is sent to the jungles of Colombia to investigate claims of a vicious terrorist organization known only as the "Espada Ardiente" (Flaming Sword). His mission: to determine whether U.S. military aid is necessary to deal with the threat. But when he arrives, things are more complicated than he'd imagined. He receives word that the rebels have targeted a small civilian clinic deep in the jungle. Sam must now save the clinic's doctors and patients from certain death. However, nothing is as it seems and the Espada Ardiente may not be the biggest threat Sam Axe faces.

The Great Gatsby (2013)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration02:23

An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Soon enough, however, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gatsby's nouveau riche existence, where obsession, madness, and tragedy await.

Cymbeline (2014)
Markimdb: 3.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

War erupts between dirty cops and outlaw bikers as a drug kingpin (Ed Harris) tries to protect his empire.

Amateur Night (2016)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA, Mexico

Guy Carter, an insecure expectant father unable to find work in his field, accepts a job driving hookers around Los Angeles. One long and crazy evening proves to our hero that he is, in fact, up to the task of fatherhood.

Uncorked (2020)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA, France

Elijah must balance his dream of becoming a master sommelier with his father's expectations that he carry on the family's Memphis BBQ joint.

Chesapeake Shores (2016)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, family
CountryUSA
Duration00:35

A divorced mom deals with an old romance and complicated family issues when she returns to her hometown with her twin daughters.

Allied (2016)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:39

In 1942, an intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war.

Trust Me (2013)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

In an attempt to sign a Hollywood starlet, struggling talent agent and former child star Howard Holloway must contend with her volatile father, a scheming long-time rival, and a producer and casting director who despise him.

Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (2017)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:14

The story of Mark Felt, who under the name "Deep Throat" helped journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the Watergate scandal in 1974.

Greenleaf (2016)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA

The unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch, where scandalous secrets and lies are as numerous as the faithful. Born of the church, the Greenleaf family love and care for each other, but beneath the surface lies a den of iniquity—greed, adultery, sibling rivalry and conflicting values—that threatens to tear apart the very core of their faith that holds them together.

Manhattan Romance (2015)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

Danny, a commercial editor and documentary filmmaker attempts to finish his film, a study on relationship while navigating the relationships in his own life. Will he continue to chase the unattainable Theresa a hippy new age dancer(Caitlin Fitzgerald) or will he finally admit he's in love with his best friend Carla (Katherine Waterston) who is in an unfulfilling relationship with a political strategist(Gaby Hoffman). Manhattan Romance is a funny insightful look at contemporary life in Manhattan. It explores new age ideas and open relationship as well as true friendship and connection.

Abandoned (2010)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:28

Mary Walsh delivers boyfriend Kevin to a hospital for routine outpatient surgery. But when Mary returns to take him home, he's mysteriously vanished.




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