Complex movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant complex movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out complex, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, tense and disturbing films and TV shows about / with murder, danger, death, violence, brutality, husband wife relationship, blood, money, fight and cigarette smoking plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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complex movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as complex: Devs (2020), The Student (2016), Sleepwalker (2017), Bad Samaritan (2018), Alice and the Mayor (2019), Inception (2010), Aliens (1986), X-Men: Apocalypse (2016), Inheritance (2020), ZeroZeroZero (2019).

List of complex movies

 7.7
 23K
Devs (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 409 min.
TV show
Story: Young computer engineer Lily Chan investigates the secretive development division of her employer, a cutting-edge tech company based in San Francisco, which she believes is behind the murder of her boyfriend.
Style: complex, intellectual, exciting, thought provoking
Plot: murder investigation, hacker, cold blooded murder, conspiracy, seeing the future, virtual reality, end of the world, creator, fighting the system, one against many, kgb agent, russian spy ...
Place: san francisco
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 6.8
 5K
The Student (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Veniamin, a teenager in the midst of a mystical crisis, has his mother, schoolmates and entire high school turned upside down by his questions. - Can girls go to their swimming classes in bikinis? - Does sex education have a place in school? - ...
Style: complex, suspense, captivating, psychological
Plot: religion, teacher, violence, student, school, prayer, anger, praying, bible, classroom, faith, high school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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 5.1
 777
Sleepwalker (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young woman seeks help from a sleep clinic for her insomnia, but soon deals with her entire life being turned upside down.
Style: complex, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: sleepwalking, doctor, hallucination, nightmare, danger, nightmare comes true, disorder, youth, thunderstorm, repeated scene, woman crying, smothered with a pillow ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.4
 18K
Bad Samaritan (2018)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A thieve makes a disturbing discovery in the house where he breaks in. Later, when he returns to the same house with his partner in crime, things are not longer how he expected.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Plot: violence, serial killer, psychopath, obsession, investigation, captive, maniac, murder, home invasion, danger, police, psycho killer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon, portland oregon
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Alice and the Mayor (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The mayor of Lyon, Paul Théraneau, is in a delicate position. After 30 years in politics, he is running out of ideas, feeling like an existential emptiness. To overcome this, Paul hires a young and brilliant philosopher, Alice Heimann. Then follows ...
Style: complex, disturbing, captivating, psychological, contemplative
Plot: politics, mayor, speech, disorder, ambition, rivalry, adaptation, philosopher, lifestyle, youth, life philosophy, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, year 2017
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 8.8
 2.0M
Inception (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, clever, cerebral, twist ending ...
Plot: parallel world, mind control, virtual reality, alternate reality, haunted by the past, subconscious, teamwork, manipulations, life philosophy, existentialism, sleeping, fictional reality ...
Time: 2010s, near future
Place: paris france, los angeles, japan, kenya, africa ...
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 8.3
 644K
Aliens (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: When Ripley's lifepod is found by a salvage crew over 50 years later, she finds that terra-formers are on the very planet they found the alien species. When the company sends a family of colonists out to investigate her story, all contact is ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, serious, frightening ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, alien, deadly creature, space and aliens, evil alien, survival, space colony, strong female character, human versus alien, space marine, mysterious planet, outer space ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.
Style: suspense, comic, surprise ending, intense, entertaining ...
Plot: apocalypse, superhero team, mutant, superhero, super strength, world domination, immortality, superhuman, comics, transformation, heroes, battlefield ...
Time: 80s, future, 2010s, year 1983
Place: egypt, poland, west berlin west germany, east berlin, new york ...
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 5.5
 7K
Inheritance (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A patriarch of a wealthy and powerful family suddenly passes away, leaving his wife and daughter with a shocking secret inheritance that threatens to unravel and destroy their lives.
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, complex, disturbing, enigmatic ...
Plot: family secret, weird, dark secret, young girl, daughter, bribery, hidden truth, murder, breaking the fourth wall, riddles and clues, conspiracy, sudden death ...
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The Last Days of American Crime (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: In the not-too-distant future, as a final response to crime and terrorism, the U.S. government plans to broadcast a signal that will make it impossible for anyone to knowingly break the law.
Style: twists and turns, unusual plot structure, moody, confusing, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mind control, burglar, criminal, mafia, father son relationship, brutality, violence, bank robber, gunfight, money, distant future, odd ...
Time: near future
Place: detroit, canada, usa
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 8.2
 11K
ZeroZeroZero (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the book of the same name by bestselling author Roberto Saviano, ZeroZeroZero is an unforgettable exploration of the inner workings of the global cocaine trade.
Style: atmospheric, brutal, serious, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cocaine, mafia, drug smuggling, italian mafia, drugs, drug dealer, drug cartel, drug trade, drug dealing, drug smuggler, brutality, cartel ...
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The Assistant (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A searing look at a day in the life of an assistant to a powerful executive. As Jane follows her daily routine, she grows increasingly aware of the insidious abuse that threatens every aspect of her position.
Style: bleak, suspense, depressing, complex, realistic
Plot: boss and employee, obnoxious boss, office, workplace problem, routine, job, patience, secretary, dull life, social differences, nickname, employer employee relationship ...
Place: new york
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 5.9
 898
You Disappear (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Frederik is the headmaster of a private school and one day he is being accused of stealing 12 million Danish crowns from the school. But everything is not as simple as it might seem. Frederik has been living with a tumor in his brain for the last 3 ...
Style: psychological thriller, psychological, suspense, psychotronic, disturbing ...
Plot: free will, brain tumor, marital problem, brain damage, imagination, school, illusion, tumor, love, family relations, fight, danger ...
Place: denmark
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American Horror Story (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: American Horror Story is an anthology horror drama series.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, scary, captivating, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, death, nightmare, danger, mental institution, witch, insanity, evil, couple relations, creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 60s, year 1964 ...
Place: los angeles, new orleans, usa, massachusetts, north carolina ...
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The Glass Circle (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: Tells the story of a Las Vegas drug dealer who lives a crazed drugged out lifestyle alongside many gonzo cronies, but eventually opts out of the business before it destroys him.
Style: cynical, enigmatic, complex, dark, bleak ...
Plot: drug dealer, drugs, drug use, drug dealing, arrest, stripper, interrogation, drug addiction, car theft, party, paranoia, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Morituris: Legions of the Dead (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Rome, in 73 B.C. Spartacus led the rebellion of 200 gladiators wich saw them opposed to the inhumanity which Rome had forced them into. During the riot they resisted for a long time against the roman soldiers. Few against a whole army. Some of them ...
Style: complex, scary, brutal, bleak, dark ...
Plot: darkness, sadist, torture, brutality, revenge, blood, evil man, suffering, violence, death, slasher, gladiator ...
Place: italy
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We Are Never Alone (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Czech Republic
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Somewhere in the middle of nowhere in the Czech provinces, a handful of people come together: a paranoid prison guard, his hypochondriac neighbour and the latter’s silent, despairing wife, a lovesick nightclub manager and a stripper who is a ...
Style: captivating, complex, bleak, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: teenager, paranoid, gypsy, money, boy, prison, female protagonist, neighbor neighbor relationship, hypochondriac, corpse, dysfunctional family, stolen money ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
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A Sort of Family (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Brazil, France, Poland, Germany, Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: What limits does Malena cross to get what she wants most? Malena is a 38 year old middle class doctor from Buenos Aires. One afternoon she receives the call from Doctor Costas, who informs her that she must travel immediately to the north of the ...
Style: road movie, disturbing, complex, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: adoption, corruption, money, judge, newborn baby, police, doctor, baby, arrest, childbirth, female protagonist, police arrest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.1
 959
Habermann (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany, Czech Republic, Austria
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A story set in a small village in Sudetenland between 1937 and 1945. "Habermann" is based on true events.
Style: brutal, suspense, suspenseful, thought provoking, complex ...
Plot: anti semitism, nazi collaborator, employer employee relationship, illegitimate son, wedding party, violence, mayor, brother brother relationship, execution, nun, nazi soldier, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: europe
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Let There Be Light (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An atheist goes through a near-death experience in an auto accident before converting to Christianity.
Style: christian film, rough, thought provoking, captivating, complex ...
Plot: christianity, brain tumor, afterlife, bible, religion, atheist, transformation, interview, debate, divorce, marriage, cancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Unreinable Compulsion (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In a small town, a young man gives in to his irrational desire to recreationally murder a stranger.
Style: complex, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, bloody ...
Plot: mental illness, dissociative identity disorder, villain played by lead actor, post traumatic stress, evil man, homicidal maniac, home invasion, alienation, shower curtain, humiliation, voyeur, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 5.0
 161
The Advocate (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A grieving defense attorney gets caught in a twisted game of who-done-it when he takes on the case of a beautiful socialite who is accused of murder.
Style: realistic, serious, mind bending, suspenseful, complex ...
Plot: murder, lawyer, courtroom, false accusation, hotshot lawyer, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, law enforcement, life is a bitch, rivalry, mystery, legal investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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West Side Avenue (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 315 min.
Story: A Filipino teenager is shot to death on the sidewalk of New Jersey, USA. An investigation starts into his death. His family members and friends are interviewed. Along the way, we find out not only more about him but about the community of Filipinos ...
Style: suspense, complex, exciting, tense, bleak ...
Plot: teenager, investigation, interview, hustler, veteran, murder, infidelity, poison, witness, methamphetamine, drugs, rat poison ...
Place: new jersey, usa, the philippines
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Chronicle Mysteries: Recovered (2019)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Alex McPherson returns to the small town in Pennsylvania where she spent her summers as a girl to record the next episode of her true crime podcast, about the disappearance of a childhood friend 20 years prior. However, after teaming up with the ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, complex, rough
Plot: teenager, hostage, kidnapping, search, missing child, mystery, abduction, child abduction, investigation, cruelty, police investigation, disappearance ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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 2.9
 58
A Rebel Born (2019)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A Rebel Born follows the life of Nathan Bedford Forrest, who was a brilliant and very controversial Confederate general in the War Between the States. Even now, more than 150 years after the end of the war, Forrest has remained surrounded in ...
Style: factual, epic, rough, complex
Plot: weapons, war violence, combat, confederate army, warrior, american civil war, epic battle, battles, courage, fight scenes, army, u.s. civil war ...
Time: 1860s
Place: usa
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 6.3
 5K
Driven (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: Puerto Rico, UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: FBI informant Jim Hoffman lures troubled automobile magnate John DeLorean to an undercover sting for cocaine trafficking.
Style: based on true events, realistic, twists and turns, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, crimes, money, greed, danger, fight, rivalry, brutality, drugs, politics, trial, cocaine
Place: california
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Operation Mekong (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Chinese narco-cops take their mission to the Golden Triangle following the Mekong River massacre of innocent fishermen by the region's drug lord.
Style: psychological, tense, exciting, complex, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: boat, river, illegal drugs, danger, crew, crimes, ship, deadly, murder, soldier, fight, russian roulette ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, thailand
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 5.9
 3K
Maze (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Inspired by the true events of the infamous 1983 prison breakout of 38 IRA prisoners from HMP Maze, which was to become the biggest prison escape in Europe since World War II.
Style: suspense, psychological, tense, complex, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ira, prison escape, assassination attempt, terrorist, male objectification, prison, danger, murder, society, prison riot, troubled marriage, political prisoner ...
Time: year 1983, contemporary
Place: northern ireland, ireland, belfast
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 6.6
 3K
The Public (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An act of civil disobedience turns into a standoff with police when homeless people in Cincinnati take over the public library to seek shelter from the bitter cold.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, psychological, complex ...
Plot: library, violence, life is a bitch, psychopath, hospital, society, danger, life & death, brutality, male nudity, pubic hair, showdown ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cincinnati ohio, los angeles
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 6.4
 453
Days (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Kang lives alone in a big house, Non in a small apartment in town. They meet, and then part, their days flowing on as before.
Style: psychological, complex, disturbing, sincere
Plot: gay sex, gay, society, gay relationship, youth, class differences, disorder, hopes, money, social satire, unemployment, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: taiwan
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