Hidden identity movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant hidden identity movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, humorous, suspenseful, exciting and clever films and TV shows about / with hidden identity, mentor, dishonesty, storytelling, runaway, disorder, friendship, violence, life philosophy and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as hidden identity: Dexter (2006), Healer (2014), Revenge (2011), So Undercover (2012), The Man from Earth (2007), The Mask (1995), She's the Man (2006), Transamerica (2005), H2O: Just Add Water (2006), Breaking Bad (2008).

List of hidden identity movies

 8.7
 606K
Dexter (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: Dexter is an American television drama series. The series centers on Dexter Morgan, a blood spatter pattern analyst for 'Miami Metro Police Department' who also leads a secret life as a serial killer, hunting down criminals who have ...
Style: clever, captivating, serious, suspenseful, dark humor ...
Plot: serial killer, double life, hidden identity, vigilantism, crime, forensics, crimes, right and wrong, corpse, loner, police station, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: miami, florida, usa
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 8.5
 4K
Healer (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Kim Moon Ho is a successful reporter at a mainstream news station, but when he stumbles upon a 10-year-old mystery, he's forced to dive into a subversive underground news agency. On his journey to break open the case, Moon Ho teams up with Chae ...
Style: exciting, romantic, humorous, semi serious, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hidden identity, hacker, reporter, investigation, rescue, false accusation, dating, lost child, self sacrifice, journalist, masked hero, romance ...
Place: korea
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 7.9
 108K
Revenge (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: When Emily Thorne moves to the Hamptons, everyone wonders about the new girl, but she knows everything about them, including what they did to her family. Years ago, they took everything from her. Now, one by one, she's going to make them pay.
Style: captivating, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: undercover, high society, vengeance, hidden identity, haunted by the past, strong female character, pretense, secret, millionaire, scheme, mysterious character, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 5.0
 18K
So Undercover (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When the FBI hires her to go undercover at a college sorority, Molly Morris (Miley Cyrus) must transform herself from a tough, streetwise private investigator to a refined, sophisticated university girl to help protect the daughter of a one-time ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: undercover, college, secret agents, hidden identity, youth, student life, working undercover, private detective, fbi, social relations, disorder, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, usa
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The Man from Earth (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he never ages and has walked the earth for 14,000 years.
Style: sincere, psychological, talky, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: immortality, professor, philosophy, hidden identity, society, religion, christianity, mistaken identity, legends and myths, psychology, impersonating, memory ...
Time: middle ages, prehistory, prehistoric, contemporary, 21st century ...
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 7.0
 11K
The Mask (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Mask aka The Mask: Animated Series is an American animated television series based on the film of the same name. The show ran for two seasons, from August 12, 1995 to March 8, 1997, on CBS, and spawned its own short-run comic book series, ...
Style: exciting, humorous, light, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hidden identity, superhero, adventure, mask, crimes, nothing goes right, disorder, incompetent police, troublemaker, fighting crime, green skin, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
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 6.3
 138K
She's the Man (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Viola Johnson is in a real jam. Complications threaten her scheme to pose as her twin brother, Sebastian, and take his place at a new boarding school. She falls in love with her handsome roommate, Duke, who loves beautiful Olivia, who has fallen for ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, cross dressing, teenager, high school life, tomboy, high school, hidden identity, sport, twins, roommate, romance, lookalikes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, campus, london, new jersey
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 7.4
 39K
Transamerica (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bree is about to get a sex change operation that will finally allow her to actually be what she’s already been in her mind for a long time: a transitioned woman. Yet before this happens she suddenly runs into her son who ends up coming for the ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, humorous, road movie ...
Plot: transsexual, hidden identity, gender bending, road trip, therapist, cocaine, psychiatrist, gay, on the road, self discovery, transsexuality, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, california, los angeles
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H2O: Just Add Water (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 23 min.
Story: When three normal teenage girls stumble upon a ancient cave they undergo a transformation that will change their lives forever. H20 - Just Add Water, sees three very different girls facing everyday teen problems with an added twist - they're ...
Style: exciting, humorous, enigmatic, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mermaid, teenage life, youth, transformation, friends, supernatural, supernatural ability, imaginary, adventure, love and romance, miraculous event, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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 9.5
 1.3M
Breaking Bad (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: When Walter White, a New Mexico chemistry teacher, is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given a prognosis of only two years left to live, he becomes filled with a sense of fearlessness and an unrelenting desire to secure his family's ...
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, clever, serious ...
Plot: drug dealing, drug lord, life turned upside down, drugs/alcohol, master criminal, double life, crimes, peril, life is a bitch, family problems, desperation, drug cartel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
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 7.9
 56K
iZombie (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A medical student who becomes a zombie joins a Coroner's Office in order to gain access to the brains she must reluctantly eat so that she can maintain her humanity. But every brain she eats, she also inherits their memories and must now solve ...
Style: suspenseful, witty, semi serious, cynical, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female protagonist, zombie, supernatural ability, partners against crime, fighting crime, hidden identity, law enforcement, murder, police investigation, supernatural, crime investigation, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
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Coming to America (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Prince Akeem, heir to the throne of Zamunda, leaves the tropical paradise kingdom in search of his queen. What better place than Queens, New York, to find his bride? Joined by his loyal servant and friend, Semmi, Akeem attempts to blend in as an ...
Style: funny, humorous, witty, feel good, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, prince, hidden identity, comedy of errors, fall in love, looking for love, heir to the throne, culture clash, romance, social differences, dishonesty, verbal byplay ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: africa, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, america ...
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 7.3
 329K
Face/Off (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: An antiterrorism agent goes under the knife to acquire the likeness of a terrorist and gather details about a bombing plot. When the terrorist escapes custody, he undergoes surgery to look like the agent so he can get close to the agent's ...
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, fbi, master criminal, special agents, revenge, hidden identity, undercover, mexican standoff, boat chase, arch villain, prison, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, hong kong
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 5.4
 18K
Barely Lethal (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A 16-year-old international assassin yearning for a "normal" adolescence fakes her own death and enrolls as a senior in a suburban high school. She quickly learns that being popular can be more painful than getting water-boarded.
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, ironic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: high school life, teenage life, teenager, youth, high school, undercover, secret agents, friends, hidden identity, danger, rivalry, teenage hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, berlin germany, moscow russia, chechnya
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Vampire Academy (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Rose, a rebellious half-vampire/half-human guardian-in-training and her best friend, Lissa -- a mortal, royal vampire Princess - have been on the run when they are captured and returned to St. Vladamirs Academy, the very place where they believe ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, academy, rivalry, best friends, danger, youth, good versus evil, school, supernatural ability, young heroes, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: oregon, montana, new jersey
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 7.6
 233K
Mulan (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A tomboyish girl disguises herself as a young man so she can fight with the Imperial Chinese Army against the invading Huns. With help from wise-cracking dragon Mushu, Mulan just might save her country -- and win the heart of handsome Captain Li ...
Style: captivating, feel good, humorous, touching, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, chick flick
Plot: adventure, dragon, female protagonist, princess, cross dressing, good versus evil, friendship, female warrior, hidden identity, human spirit, friends, boot camp ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient china, china, asia
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Amphibian Man (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
Story: People living at the seashore town are frightened by reports about the unknown creature called "the sea devil." Nobody knows what it is, but it's really a son of a doctor Salvator. The doctor performed a surgery on his son and now ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, thought provoking, captivating
Audience: date night
Plot: underwater, hidden identity, superhuman powers, swimming, love and romance, social misfits, lovers apart, romance, unfulfilled love, tragic love, greed, mermaid ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: seaport
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 5.6
 28K
The Stepfather (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Michael Harding (Penn Badgley) returns home from military school to find his mother (Sela Ward) happily in love and living with her new boyfriend, David (Dylan Walsh). As the two men get to know each other, Michael becomes more and more suspicious ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, hidden identity, family in danger, manic, youth, crimes, uncover truth, family relations, killing off one by one, family problems, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, portland oregon, salt lake city utah, new jersey
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 7.6
 60K
Cell 211 (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The story of two men on different sides of a prison riot -- the inmate leading the rebellion and the young guard trapped in the revolt, who poses as a prisoner in a desperate attempt to survive the ordeal.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, hidden identity, confined, convict, prison riot, penitentiary, prison guard, rebellion, survival, chaos and mayhem, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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 6.6
 179K
You've Got Mail (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Book superstore magnate, Joe Fox and independent book shop owner, Kathleen Kelly fall in love in the anonymity of the Internet – both blissfully unaware that he's putting her out of business.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, hidden identity, fall in love, unlikely couple, destiny, boyfriend, happy ending, platonic, online dating, love, rivalry, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco
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The Wedding Date (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With the wedding of her younger sister fast approaching, Kat Ellis faces the undesirable prospect of traveling alone to London for the ceremony. While this is bad enough, Jeffrey, the man who left her as they moved closer to marriage, happens to be ...
Style: romantic, feel good, light, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, love and romance, looking for love, opposites attract, unlikely couple, fall in love, hidden identity, family relations, male escort, disorder, dishonesty, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, new jersey
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Hannah Montana: The Movie (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When Miley Stewart (aka pop-star Hannah Montana) gets too caught up in the superstar celebrity lifestyle, her dad decides it's time for a total change of scenery. But sweet nibblets! Miley must trade in all the glitz and glamour of Hollywood ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, pre-teens, kids ...
Plot: fall in love, best friends, double life, celebrity, teenage life, youth, hidden identity, parents and children, friends, artists and showbiz, performer's life, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tennessee, usa, malibu california
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 8.4
 78K
Banshee (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Banshee is an American drama television series set in a small town in Pennsylvania Amish country and features an enigmatic ex-con posing as a murdered sheriff who imposes his own brand of justice while also cooking up plans that serve his own ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, organized crime, cons and scams, ex convict, crimes, shooting, small town, female nudity, tough heroes, crime, strong sexual content, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania
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 8.9
 26K
Undercover (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Just an ordinary boy from the Sofia suburbs becomes the first bulgarian undercover cop. Forced by his father when he was young to lie and cheat, Martin becomes the perfect liar. That skill, and also the hatred of the 'underworld' makes ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: hidden identity, working undercover, undercover, gang war, mob boss, gangsters, crimes, mission, danger, characters in danger, corruption, peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bulgaria
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Tom at the Farm (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young man travels to an isolated farm for his lover's funeral where he's quickly drawn into a twisted, sexually charged game by his lover's aggressive brother.
Style: psychological, gloomy, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: gay, hidden identity, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, countryside, homosexuality, threat, manipulations, dishonesty, family problems, farm, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec, montreal quebec canada
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Let the Right One In (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Set in 1982 in the suburb of Blackeberg, Stockholm, twelve-year-old Oskar is a lonely outsider, bullied at school by his classmates; at home, Oskar dreams of revenge against a trio of bullies. He befriends his twelve-year-old, next-door neighbor ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, captivating, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: supernatural, vampire, friendship, hidden identity, loneliness, deadly creature, bully, bullying, youth, mysterious character, murder, young love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, scandinavia
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You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An Israeli counterterrorism soldier with a secretly fabulous ambition to become a Manhattan hairstylist. Zohan's desire runs so deep that he'll do anything -- including faking his own death and going head-to-head with an Arab cab driver -- ...
Style: humorous, exciting, romantic, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy, family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: follow your dream, hidden identity, faked death, couples, vengeance, taxi driver, fall in love, culture clash, beauty salon, hairdresser, stereotypes, taxi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, israel, usa, middle east, manhattan new york city ...
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 6.8
 237K
Unknown (2011)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An American biologist attending a conference in Berlin awakens from a coma after a car accident, only to discover that someone has taken his identity and that no one, not even his wife, believes him. With the help of an illegal immigrant and a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, surprise ending, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, uncover truth, mysterious character, manipulations, investigation, life turned upside down, danger, hidden identity, crimes, coma, mystery, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, 2010s
Place: germany, berlin germany
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 7.5
 88K
Boys Don't Cry (1999)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Female born, Teena Brandon adopts his male identity of Brandon Teena and attempts to find himself and love in Nebraska.
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, touching, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: transsexual, rape, hidden identity, lesbian, tragic love, gender bending, sexuality, friendship, small town, gender, disguise, gay slur ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: nebraska, usa
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 8.3
 50K
Forever (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Doctor Henry Morgan, New York City’s star medical examiner, has a secret. He doesn't just study the dead to solve criminal cases, he does it to solve the mystery that has eluded him for 200 years—the answer to his own inexplicable ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: immortality, investigation, supernatural, crime, law enforcement, crimes, secret, friendship, murder investigation, laboratory, female detective, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: new york, usa
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