Impersonating movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant impersonating movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, serious, suspenseful, funny and semi serious films and TV shows about / with impersonating, dishonesty, crimes, runaway, greed, gun, betrayal, storytelling, husband wife relationship and deception plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
impersonating movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as impersonating: Quantum Leap (1989), Mulan (1998), Revenge (2011), Madame (2017), Paprika (2006), Leverage (2008), Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003), Bad Boys (1995), The Riches (2007), Catch Me If You Can (2002).

List of impersonating movies

Quantum Leap (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Theorizing that one could time travel within his own lifetime, Dr. Sam Beckett stepped into the Quantum Leap accelerator and vanished... He woke to find himself trapped in the past, facing mirror images that were not his own and driven by an unknown ...
Style: captivating, exciting, witty, stylized, touching ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, adventure, fish out of water, getting home, impersonating, sent to the past, experiment gone awry, partners, altering history, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
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Mulan (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, 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: feel good, touching, light, captivating, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: female warrior, female protagonist, dragon, cross dressing, disney, human spirit, sexism, friendship, adventure, heroine, good versus evil, talking animals ...
Time: 5th century
Place: china, ancient china, asia
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Revenge (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: high society, pretense, rivalry, hidden identity, strong female character, vengeance, twists and turns, scheme, mysterious character, half sister, enemy, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Madame (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Adding a little spice to a waning marriage, Anne and Bob, a wealthy and well-connected American couple, move into a manor house in romantic Paris. While preparing a particularly luxurious dinner for sophisticated international friends, our hostess ...
Style: funny, light, romantic, tragicomedy, offbeat
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, servant, maid, couple relations, high society, social differences, impersonating, husband wife relationship, love affair, stepmother stepson relationship, master servant relationship, domestic servant ...
Place: france, paris france
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Paprika (2006)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a machine that allows therapists to enter their patient's dreams is stolen, all hell breaks loose. Only a young female therapist can stop it: Paprika.
Style: surreal, psychological, psychedelic, philosophical, atmospheric ...
Plot: twists and turns, surveillance, hallucination, lucid dream, dreams, villain, deception, scientist, mental illness, introspection, doctors and patients, psychiatrist ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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Leverage (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Leverage follows a five-person team: a thief, a grifter, a hacker, and a retrieval specialist, led by former insurance investigator Nathan Ford, who use their skills to fight corporate and governmental injustices inflicted on ordinary citizens.
Style: exciting, realistic, stylized, serious, suspenseful
Plot: team, thief, hacker, outsmarting, unconventional method, escapades, society, crimes, mastermind, surveillance, teamwork, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: usa
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Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: A gangster sets out to fulfill his father's dream of becoming a doctor.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, funny, inspirational ...
Plot: hospital, mistaken identity, medical school, starting over, impersonating, parents and children, love and romance, disorder, pretense, family disapproval, lifestyle, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mumbai india, india, asia
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Bad Boys (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Marcus Burnett is a hen-pecked family man. Mike Lowry is a foot-loose and fancy free ladies' man. Both are Miami policemen, and both have 72 hours to reclaim a consignment of drugs stolen from under their station's nose. To complicate ...
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, buddy movie, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: two man army, drug lord, partners against crime, black cop, police investigation, adventure, police corruption, murder, crimes, gangsters, buddy cop, friendship between men ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995
Place: miami, florida, usa, north america
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The Riches (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A family of crooks assume the identity of an upper-middle-class suburban clan in the Deep South.
Style: humorous, captivating, disturbing, light, realistic ...
Plot: gypsy, secret, double life, impersonating, starting over, impostor, deception, neighbor, parents and children, dishonesty, lifestyle, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana
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Catch Me If You Can (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A true story about Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor. An FBI agent makes it his mission to put him behind bars. But Frank not ...
Style: clever, exciting, captivating, inspirational, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: con artists, prodigy, master criminal, creativity, race against time, adventure, rise and fall, crimes, deception, fbi, adaptation, impostor ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, year 1967, year 1969 ...
Place: new orleans, san francisco, boston, usa, atlanta georgia ...
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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: bleak, touching, disturbing, emotional, sad ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: transsexual, gender, lesbian, rape, sexuality, small town, brutality, violence, prejudice, hidden identity, lesbian love, sex ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: nebraska, usa
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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, surreal, mind bending, twist ending, suspense ...
Plot: memory, alternate reality, subconscious, virtual reality, dream, fictional reality, teamwork, mind control, architecture, existentialism, imagination, lucid dream ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s
Place: paris france, japan, los angeles, new york, tokyo ...
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Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Inspired by the incredible true story of Lucky Singh, an extremely charismatic and fearless confident man and thief who socialized with the rich, famous and influential of Delhi society and then proceeded to rob them blind. He was the bête noire of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, social, funny ...
Plot: thief, betrayal, double life, lifestyle, rise to the top, rise and fall, master criminal, deception, ambition, court, dishonesty, social differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
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One Hour Photo (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sy "the photo guy" Parrish has lovingly developed photos for the Yorkin family since their son was a baby. But as the Yorkins' lives become fuller, Sy's only seems lonelier, until he eventually believes he's part of their ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, scary, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, adultery, loner, loneliness, insanity, mental illness, psychopath as protagonist, voyeurism, character study, twists and turns, paranoid, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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22 Jump Street (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the ...
Style: buddy comedy, parody, funny, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: college, undercover cop, high school, dimwit, friendship, police, police investigation, teenager, farce, police officer, undercover, buddy cop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, new orleans, usa, mexico
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The Trip (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 172 min.
TV show
Story: The Trip is a television sitcom series first broadcast on BBC Two and BBC HD in the United Kingdom. The series stars Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon as fictionalised versions of themselves undertaking a restaurant tour of northern England. The partly ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: food, actor, comedian, fame, career, impersonating, actor's life, artists and showbiz, travel, countryside, friendship, on the road ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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Philanthropy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the 21st century Bucharest to get out in the city on Saturday evening at the arm of a beautiful woman is a financial investment risky. Ovidiu, unassuming high school teacher, never could afford. Looking for a source of income to something more ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, light ...
Plot: dishonesty, cons and scams, couples, impersonating, teachers and students, teacher, scam, middle aged man, compassion, false identity, alternate reality, professor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania, balkan, europe, bucharest, eastern europe
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Charade (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After Regina Lampert falls for the dashing Peter Joshua on a skiing holiday in the French Alps, she discovers upon her return to Paris that her husband has been murdered. Soon, she and Peter are giving chase to three of her late husband's World ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, humorous, surprise ending, twist ending ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick
Plot: murder, investigation, age difference, twists and turns, spy, plot twist, romance, divorce, love and romance, mystery, funeral, espionage ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1944
Place: paris france, france, europe, alps, switzerland
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Chinatown (1974)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair, Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double ...
Style: neo noir, suspense, twist ending, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, corruption, femme fatale, rape, twists and turns, police, crimes, murder, conspiracy, father daughter incest, surveillance ...
Time: 20th century, year 1937, 1930s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, america, pacific ocean ...
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Key & Peele (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Key & Peele is an American sketch comedy television show. It stars Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, both former cast members of MADtv. Each episode of the show consists of several pre-taped sketches starring the two actors, introduced by Key ...
Style: not serious, humorous, talky, realistic, sitcom ...
Audience: teens
Plot: african american, black american, partners, artists and showbiz, comedian, society, social problems, translator, friends, blacks and whites, racial slur, impersonating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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Disconnect (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Disconnect interweaves multiple storylines about people searching for human connection in today’s wired world. Through poignant turns that are both harrowing and touching, the stories intersect with surprising twists that expose a shocking reality ...
Style: thought provoking, depressing, suspenseful, intense, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: loneliness, multiple storylines, internet, cyberspace, couples, dishonesty, lawyer, bullying, lifestyle, character study, family problems, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
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Chappelle's Show (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Chappelle's Show is an American sketch comedy television series created by comedians Dave Chappelle and Neal Brennan, with Chappelle hosting the show as well as starring in various sketches. Chappelle, Brennan and Michele Armour were the ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, sitcom, epic ...
Plot: marijuana, comedian, dark humor, african american, racism, guest, interracial relations, media, artists and showbiz, impersonating, ethnic humor, television ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
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No Good Nick (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A family finds their lives turned upside down when a young, street-smart grifter shows up on their doorstep, claiming to be a distant relative.
Style: light, captivating, semi serious, emotional, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: adopted daughter, family, parents and children, deception, impersonating, brother sister relationship, problem child, gay, teenage girl, relatives, show
Time: 21st century
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The Man from Earth (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, 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: philosophical, sincere, psychological, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: philosophy, immortality, religion, society, professor, atheism, hidden identity, christianity, twists and turns, legend, friendship, heart attack ...
Time: future, prehistoric times, prehistory, middle ages, 21st century ...
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Superchondriac (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Romain Faubert is a 39 year old, single, medical photographer... and a raging hypochondriac. His doctor and only friend Dr. Dimitri Zvenka thinks he knows the cure for Romain: dating! But with the arrival of freedom fighter Anton Miroslav, everyone ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sincere, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: hypochondriac, doctor patient relationship, husband wife relationship, misfit, buddies, social misfits, love and romance, looking for love, impersonating, nursing, mistaken identity, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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Good Advice (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An investment banker loses everything and must discover what's important in life.
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Plot: stock broker, mistaken identity, romance, couples, fall in love, disorder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, greed, empathy, gold digger, deception, secret ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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Return to Eden (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 267 min.
TV show
Story: Stephanie Harper is rich but insecure 40 year old heiress with two failed marriages behind her. Stephanie believes that she has found true love with tennis pro Greg Marsden, but after the wedding, Greg promptly begins an affair with Stephanie’s ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: crumbling marriage, crimes, attempted murder, dishonesty, betrayal, hidden identity, boat, romance, rivalry, presumed dead, plastic surgery, fashion model ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
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Gentlemen of Fortune (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A kindergarten director Troshkin is a dead ringer for a criminal nicknamed "Docent" who stole the priceless...
Style: witty, funny, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: cons and scams, lookalikes, criminal heroes, crimes, disguise, criminal gang, petty criminal, impersonating, secret agents, russian mafia, art theft, kindergarten ...
Time: 70s
Place: ussr, russia
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The Birdcatcher (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Norway, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Norway, 1942, during World War II. After being separated from her family, Esther, a young Jewish girl from Trondheim, arrives at an isolated farm where she must assume a new identity in order to survive the Nazi persecution.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, rough, factual ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, nazi occupation, gender disguise, holocaust survivor, woman dressed as man, pretending to be someone else, impersonating, false identity, cross dressing, fascism, war violence ...
Time: year 1942, 1940s, 20th century
Place: norway, scandinavia
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Posthumous (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After false reports of his demise put him and his work on the map, an artist decides to continue the charade by posing as his own brother. Soon, a reporter enters his life and has a profound effect on him.
Style: humorous, sincere, light, captivating, neo screwball comedy
Plot: couples, fake death, love and romance, journalism, impersonating, society, family relations, friendship, breakup, fall in love, artist, faked death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, berlin germany
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