Movies about intrigue

Movies about intrigue
List of the best movies about intrigue, selected by visitors to our site: Knives Out, Se7en, American Beauty, The Other Boleyn Girl, Dangerous Lies, The Departed, Don't Look Back, Mirror Mirror, Stay, The Others.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Family, Writers, Lawyers, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Intrigue, Inheritance, Death, Chase
PlaceMansions, Country houses, Estate
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Fascinating, For men

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.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Police, Partners, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Chase, Mystery
PlaceUSA
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Exciting, Psychological problems, Action

Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. Sommerset researches each sin in an effort to get inside the killer's mind, while his novice partner, Mills, scoffs at his efforts to unravel the case.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:02
CharactersTeens
PlotLove, Loneliness, Love with age difference
StyleMind-altering, Oscars, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Makes me think

Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:50
CharactersKings, Family, Sisters, Lovers
PlotLove, Passion, Death, Mental disorders, Love triangle
PlaceEngland
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense

A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by their family's blind ambition, compete for the love of the handsome and passionate King Henry VIII.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersNurses, Lovers
PlotMoney, Inheritance, Intrigue, Cheating
PlaceEstate
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Tense, Womens in main roles

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.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
Duration02:31
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Police
PlotLove, Skirmishes, Investigation, Betrayal, Chase
PlacePrison
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Action, Oscars, Fascinating

To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises through the police ranks. But both sides soon discover there's a mole among them.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryFrance, Italy, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration01:51
CharactersPhotographers
PlotObsession, Supernatural, Mystery, Lost memory
PlaceItaly, France
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Tense, Fancy, Serious

Panic attacks and memory loss signal the plight of a writer whose body is inexplicably being taken over by another woman.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:46
CharactersCinderella, Gnomes
PlotAdventure, Magic

After she spends all her money, an evil enchantress queen schemes to marry a handsome, wealthy prince. There's just one problem - he's in love with a beautiful princess, Snow White. Now, joined by seven rebellious dwarves, Snow White launches an epic battle of good vs. evil...

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersDoctors, Students, Psychologists, Blind, Psychiatrists
PlotTravel, Obsession, Death, Mental disorders, Depression
PlaceParallel worlds, Psychiatric hospitals
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Gloomy

Psychiatrist Sam Foster has a new patient, Henry Letham, who claims to be suicidal. In trying to diagnose him, Sam visits Henry's prior therapist and also finds Henry's mother -- even though Henry has said that he murdered both of his parents. As reality starts to contradict fact, Sam spirals into an unstable mental state. Then he finds a clue as to how and when Henry may try to kill himself, and races to try to stop him.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountrySpain, USA, France, Italy
Duration01:44
CharactersClairvoyants
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Life after death, Ghosts
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric, Smart, Tense, Gloomy

Grace is a religious woman who lives in an old house kept dark because her two children, Anne and Nicholas, have a rare sensitivity to light. When the family begins to suspect the house is haunted, Grace fights to protect her children at any cost in the face of strange events and disturbing visions.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersLawyers, Judge
PlotDeath, Conspiracies, Rivalry
PlaceCourt, Los Angeles
StyleTwisted plot, Fascinating, Smart, Serious

A lawyer conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car while representing a high-profile client in Beverly Hills.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Malta
Duration01:39
CharactersDogs, Killers, Thieves, Cooks, Lawyers
PlotTime travel, Travel, Prison Break, Abduction, Revenge
PlaceTrains, Mountains
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense

Genius Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of an American tycoon aboard the Orient Express train.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersKillers
PlotPuzzles, Revenge, Investigation, Lost memory
PlaceUSA
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Philosophical

Leonard Shelby is tracking down the man who raped and murdered his wife. The difficulty, however, of locating his wife's killer is compounded by the fact that he suffers from a rare, untreatable form of memory loss. Although he can recall details of life before his accident, Leonard cannot remember what happened fifteen minutes ago, where he's going, or why.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Killers, Friends, Psychiatrists
PlotTravel, Investigation, Split personality, Death
PlaceHotels, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Twisted plot, Serious, Disturbing

Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrethriller, comedy, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:07
CharactersFamily, Scammers, Rich, Businessmen, Maids
PlotRobbery, Mystery
StyleExciting, Oscars, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense

All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:25
CharactersManiacs, Clowns, The Joker, Losers, Psychopath
PlotLoneliness, Depression, Mental disorders
PlaceUSA
StylePsychological problems, DC, By comics, Atmospheric, Heavy

During the 1980s, a failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City while becoming an infamous psychopathic crime figure.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersKillers, Thieves, Criminals, Guards, Collectors
PlotRobbery, Revenge, Investigation, Skirmishes, Justice
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleTense

A cold and mysterious new security guard for a Los Angeles cash truck company surprises his co-workers when he unleashes precision skills during a heist. The crew is left wondering who he is and where he came from. Soon, the marksman's ultimate motive becomes clear as he takes dramatic and irrevocable steps to settle a score.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, fantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryBelgium, Germany, Canada, France, United Kingdom, Luxembourg, USA
Duration02:18
CharactersImmortals, Old man
PlotTime travel, Puzzles, Death, Depression, Mystery
PlaceMars, Parallel worlds
TimeFuture
StylePsychological problems, Mind-altering, Twisted plot, Philosophical, Deep Meaning

Nemo Nobody leads an ordinary existence with his wife and 3 children; one day, he wakes up as a mortal centenarian in the year 2092.

Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:57
CharactersKings, Friends, Mothers
PlotLove, Relationship, Death, Political, Betrayal

Against the backdrop of Hamlet, two hapless minor characters, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, take centre stage. As the young double act stumble their way in and out of the action of Shakespeare’s iconic drama, they become increasingly out of their depth as their version of the story unfolds.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:37
CharactersWitch, Teens, Monsters, Dragons, Mermaids
PlotAdventure, Magic, Superpowers, Friendship, Witchcraft
PlaceSchool, England, London, Boarding school
StyleExciting

Harry starts his fourth year at Hogwarts, competes in the treacherous Triwizard Tournament and faces the evil Lord Voldemort. Ron and Hermione help Harry manage the pressure – but Voldemort lurks, awaiting his chance to destroy Harry and all that he stands for.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:55
CharactersThieves, Magician, Scammers, FBI, Millionaires
PlotLove, Robbery, Magic, Puzzles, Bank robbery
PlacePrison, USA, New York
StyleUnexpected ending, Smart, Intellectual

An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money.

Duration01:24
CharactersSpy
PlotAdventure, Chase, False accusations
PlaceEngland, London, Scotland
StyleExciting, By books, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Canadian Richard Hannay, residing in London, meets secret agent Annabella Smith immediately following a shots fired incident. She asks to go home with him. Back at Hannay's flat the mysterious woman confides that she fears for her life and is on a critical mission relating to protecting state air ministry secrets. Later that night assassins murder her. Believed by the police to be her killer, Hannay is forced to go on the run and flees to Scotland in a desperate attempt to see Annabella's mission through before it's too late. Along the way he chances upon beautiful Pamela, who unwillingly becomes his accomplice in the mission.

Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
PlotLove, Passion, Investigation, Obsession, Friendship
StyleSerious

Matthew, a young advertising executive in Chicago, puts his life and a business trip to China on hold when he thinks he sees Lisa, the love of his life who left him without a word two years earlier, walking out of a restaurant one day.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSerial killers
PlotInvestigation, Chase, Intrigue
PlaceNew York
StyleAction, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

A marriage that seemed perfect comes crashing down after the supposed death of Jack Saunders, husband of Adrienne Saunders. After his supposed death, strange developments begin to be discovered by Adrienne regarding Jack's past. Developments that lead her to believe she has been Deceived.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersPsychopath, Doctors
PlotPuzzles, The escape, Investigation, Split personality, Chase
PlaceSea, Islands, Psychiatric hospitals, Hospitals, USA
StylePopular, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Twisted plot, Smart

World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:24
CharactersBillionaires, Surgeons
PlotConspiracies
PlaceHospitals
StylePsychological problems, Action, Tense, Disturbing

While undergoing heart surgery, a man experiences a phenomenon called ‘anesthetic awareness’, which leaves him awake but paralyzed throughout the operation. As various obstacles present themselves, his wife must make life-altering decisions while wrestling with her own personal drama.

Markimdb: 8.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:11
CharactersLosers
PlotFight, Fights without rules, Obsession, Split personality, Loneliness
StyleInteresting, Popular, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Mind-altering

A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the way and ignites an out-of-control spiral toward oblivion.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada, Germany
Duration01:27
CharactersLosers, Terminally ill, Nurses
PlotRevenge, Supernatural, Mental disorders, Life after death, Ghosts
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Tense, Fancy, Depressive

Anna returns home after spending time in a psychiatric facility following her mother's tragic death and discovers that her mother's former nurse, Rachel, has moved into their house and become engaged to her father. Soon after she learns this shocking news, Anna is visited by her mother's ghost, who warns her that Rachel has evil intentions.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersChildrens, Doctors, Psychologists, Clairvoyants, Psychiatrists
PlotLove, Superpowers, Mystery, Death, Supernatural
PlaceUSA
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot

A psychological thriller about an eight year old boy named Cole Sear who believes he can see into the world of the dead. A child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe comes to Cole to help him deal with his problem, learning that he really can see ghosts of dead people.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:08
CharactersFriends, Smugglers
PlotAdventure, Skirmishes, Abduction, Investigation, Friendship
TimeNight
StyleExciting, Fascinating

Max and Annie's weekly game night gets kicked up a notch when Max's brother Brooks arranges a murder mystery party -- complete with fake thugs and federal agents. So when Brooks gets kidnapped, it's all supposed to be part of the game. As the competitors set out to solve the case, they start to learn that neither the game nor Brooks are what they seem to be. The friends soon find themselves in over their heads as each twist leads to another unexpected turn over the course of one chaotic night.





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