Surprising revelation movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant surprising revelation movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating and stylized films and TV shows about / with surprising revelation, graphic violence, twists and turns, danger, supernatural, murder, family relations, secret, storytelling and crimes plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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surprising revelation movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as surprising revelation: Haven (2010), The Bridge (2011), Sinister (2012), The Originals (2013), Inside No. 9 (2014), Resurrection (2013), Looper (2012), Revolution (2012), The Blacklist (2013), Incendies (2010).

List of surprising revelation movies

 7.5
 39K
Haven (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: FBI agent Audrey Parker arrives in the small town of Haven, Maine to solve a murder and soon discovers the town's many secrets—which also hold the key to unlocking the mysteries of her lost past.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, bleak, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, investigation, surprising revelation, small town, female protagonist, fbi, paranormal activity, small town life, social relations, death, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa, new england
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 8.6
 70K
The Bridge (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When a body is found on the bridge between Denmark and Sweden, right on the border, Danish inspector Martin Rohde and Swedish Saga Norén have to share jurisdiction and work together to find the killer.
Style: captivating, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: serial killer, multiple suspects, police investigation, murder, police detective, twists and turns, mind game, crimes, murder investigation, partners against crime, riddles and clues, videotaping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, denmark, scandinavia, copenhagen, europe ...
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 6.8
 255K
Sinister (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, murder, supernatural horror, fear, crimes, paranormal activity, investigation, evil force, writer's life, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998, year 1979, year 1986 ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, sacramento california, st. louis missouri
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 8.3
 136K
The Originals (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A spin-off from The Vampire Diaries and set in New Orleans, The Originals centers on the Mikaelson siblings, otherwise known as the world's original vampires: Klaus, Elijah, and Rebekah. Now Klaus must take down his protégé, Marcel, who is ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, stylized, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: vampire, supernatural, witch, werewolf, immortality, power struggle, rivalry, supernatural romance, siblings relations, love and romance, dangerous attraction, magical ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2020s, 2010s
Place: new orleans, usa
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 8.5
 17K
Inside No. 9 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: An anthology of darkly comic twisted tales, each one taking place behind a door marked 'number 9'.
Style: surreal, semi serious, tense, captivating, sitcom ...
Plot: dark humor, supernatural, surprising revelation, surrealism, hotel room, halloween, impostor, satire, tv show, ghost, haunted house, under the surface ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london
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 7.3
 15K
Resurrection (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Resurrection is an American fantasy drama television series based on the book The Returned by Jason Mott that follows the residents of Arcadia, Missouri, whose lives are upended when their loved ones return from the dead, unaged since their deaths.
Style: serious, atmospheric, captivating, mind bending, touching ...
Plot: afterlife, resurrection, parents and children, back from the dead, investigation, miraculous event, supernatural, uncover truth, haunted by the past, family relations, surprising revelation, priest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, missouri
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 7.4
 577K
Looper (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In the futuristic action thriller Looper, time travel will be invented but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they will send their target 30 years into the past where a looper, a ...
Style: futuristic, thought provoking, mind bending, confusing, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, hitman, cyberpunk, time paradox, organized crime, distopia, escape, self sacrifice, changing the past or future, chase, destiny ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: shanghai, kansas, usa
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 6.6
 84K
Revolution (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Revolution focuses on the struggle to survive 15 years after a global blackout.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, apocalyptic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, adventure, fate of humanity, escapades, future dystopia, worldwide chaos, twists and turns, chaos, society, parents and children ...
Time: near future, 21st century, 2010s, future, 2020s
Place: usa, america, north america
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 8.0
 249K
The Blacklist (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Raymond "Red" Reddington, one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives, surrenders in person at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He claims that he and the FBI have the same interests: bringing down dangerous criminals and terrorists. In ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, exciting, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, investigation, unlikely partners, master criminal, special agents, intrigue, partners, law enforcement, secret, mind game, crimes, killings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 8.3
 178K
Incendies (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A mother's last wishes send twins Jeanne and Simon on a journey to Middle East in search of their tangled roots. Adapted from Wajdi Mouawad's acclaimed play, Incendies tells the powerful and moving tale of two young adults' voyage to ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, unusual plot structure, heartbreaking, realistic ...
Plot: prison, torture, twists and turns, rape, incest, incest rape, last will and testament, brother sister relationship, pregnant from rape, civil war, twins, muslim ...
Time: contemporary, year 1970, year 2009, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: middle east, lebanon, canada, quebec, montreal
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 8.3
 552K
Lost (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, exciting, enigmatic, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, stranded on an island, human nature, air disaster, lost, island, mysterious place, adventure, desert island, destiny, death, plane crash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pacific ocean
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 7.4
 4K
Family Tree (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Having recently lost his job and his girlfriend, 30-year-old Tom Chadwick has a rather unsure sense of his own identity. But when he inherits a mysterious box of belongings from a great aunt he never met, Tom starts investigating his lineage and ...
Style: realistic, not serious, witty, humorous, odd ...
Plot: inheritance, research, self discovery, down on your luck, family, eccentric family, family relations, thirtysomething life, surprising revelation, hopes, bbc, loser ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Ghost Adventures (2008)
Genre: Documentary, History
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Paranormal investigator Zak Bagans and his crew, Nick Groff and Aaron Goodwin, search for haunted locations both domestically and internationally. During their investigations, Zak and crew acquaint themselves with the general area; interview locals ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: ghost, paranormal phenomena, reality, supernatural, investigation, paranormal activity, paranormal, ghost story, uncover truth, mysterious place, isolation, experimenting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, new mexico, arizona, tucson arizona, yuma arizona
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 7.7
 49K
The Past (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 130 min.
Story: After four years apart, Ahmad returns to his wife Marie in Paris in order to progress their divorce. During his brief stay, he cannot help noticing the strained relationship between Marie and her daughter Lucie. As he attempts to improve matters ...
Style: thought provoking, emotional, sincere, captivating, art house ...
Plot: divorce, depression, dysfunctional family, coma, infidelity, parenthood, relationships, suicide, secret, family reunited, love and romance, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: iran, france, paris france, europe
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 8.4
 1.2M
American Beauty (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: 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.
Style: thought provoking, sexy, dramatic, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids, teen drama
Plot: midlife crisis, existentialism, coming of age, dysfunctional family, age difference, teenager, loneliness, obsession, suburbs, older man younger woman relationship, youth, older man young girl relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 7.9
 120K
Grimm (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: After Portland homicide detective Nick Burkhardt discovers he's descended from an elite line of criminal profilers known as "Grimms," he increasingly finds his responsibilities as a detective at odds with his new responsibilities as a ...
Style: fairy tale, captivating, exciting, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, werewolf, monster, legends and myths, creature, supernatural ability, police detective, partners against crime, good versus evil, peril, police investigation, hunt down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: portland oregon, oregon, usa
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 5.6
 2K
Volition (2019)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man afflicted with clairvoyance tries to change his fate when a series of events leads to a vision of his own imminent murder.
Style: mind bending, thought provoking, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Plot: changing the past or future, time travel, clairvoyance, regret, self sacrifice, time paradox, young man, philosophy, surprising revelation, destiny, chase, threat ...
Time: future
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9 Month Stretch (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Ariane Felder is pregnant! This is surprising with her being a young hardened judge with strict morals. But what is more surprising is that, according to paternity testing, the child's father is none other than Bob, a criminal from the ...
Style: not serious, witty, humorous, captivating, funny ...
Plot: pregnancy, unwanted pregnancy, unlikely couple, life turned upside down, single woman, opposites attract, singleness, unlikely relationship, memory loss, female judge, surprising revelation, uptight character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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Witches of East End (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Melissa de la Cruz's best-selling novel, "Witches of East End" centers on the adventures of Joanna Beauchamp and her two adult daughters Freya and Ingrid -- both of whom unknowingly are their family's next generation of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, serious, feel good
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, supernatural, magic, family secret, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, spell, creature, siblings relations, immortality, magical, evil force ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: long island, new york, usa
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 8.3
 111K
Orphan Black (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A streetwise hustler is pulled into a compelling conspiracy after witnessing the suicide of a girl who looks just like her.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, mind bending, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, killings, strong female character, female protagonist, uncover truth, family relations, lesbianism, heroine, suicide, supernatural, lesbian relationship, lookalikes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: toronto ontario canada, new york
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Top of the Lake (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A woman haunted by her past, Detective Robin Griffin, investigates complex and unsettling cases.
Style: clever, bleak, atmospheric, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, female detective, disappearance, police investigation, policewoman, missing child, bodies, child rape, crimes, life is a bitch, self discovery, hidden truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new zealand
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 7.5
 522K
Source Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, discovering he's involved in a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. He learns he's part of a top-secret experimental program that enables ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, mind bending, clever, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, train, destiny, bomb, save the day, alternate reality, memory, twists and turns, changing the past or future, parallel universe, death ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, afghanistan, chicago illinois, illinois
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 8.8
 198K
Twin Peaks (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: The body of Laura Palmer is washed up on a beach near the small Washington state town of Twin Peaks. FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper is called in to investigate her strange demise only to uncover a web of mystery that ultimately leads him deep into ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, enigmatic, surreal ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: serial killer, small town, murder, supernatural, nightmare, hallucination, surrealism, secret, mysterious death, investigation, who done it, small town life ...
Time: 80s, year 1989, 20th century, 90s
Place: washington state, usa, washington d.c.
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 6.9
 75K
Trollhunter (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A group of students investigates a series of mysterious bear killings, but learns that there are much more dangerous things going on. They start to follow a mysterious hunter, learning that he is actually a troll hunter.
Style: dark fantasy, scary, suspense, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: monster, troll, hunting, forest, legends and myths, found footage, wilderness, cryptozoology, giant, witch, giant monster, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010
Place: norway, europe
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The Good Shepherd (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Edward Wilson, the only witness to his father's suicide and member of the Skull and Bones Society while a student at Yale, is a morally upright young man who values honor and discretion, qualities that help him to be recruited for a career in ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspense, factual, political ...
Plot: cold war, spy, cia, espionage, double agent, corruption, intrigue, betrayal, invasion, conspiracy, suspicion, politics ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 60s, year 1960, year 1947 ...
Place: usa, cuba, berlin germany, washington d.c., latin america ...
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Death at a Funeral (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chaos ensues when a man tries to expose a dark secret regarding a recently deceased patriarch of a dysfunctional British family.
Style: humorous, tragicomedy, absurd, funny, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, farce, funeral, sarcasm, dark humor, secret, death, secrets, british, adultery, foul language, multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, united kingdom, europe
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Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Having satisfied their urge for White Castle, Harold and Kumar jump on a plane to catch up with Harold's love interest, who's headed for the Netherlands. But the pair must change their plans when Kumar is accused of being a terrorist. Rob ...
Style: funny, humorous, ridiculous, satirical, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: marijuana, stoners, weed, drugs, nudity (full frontal - brief), college, adventure, road trip, race issues, stereotypes, interracial relations, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, alabama, florida, cuba, latin america ...
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Superman Returns (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Superman returns to discover his 5-year absence has allowed Lex Luthor to walk free, and that those he was closest to felt abandoned and have moved on. Luthor plots his ultimate revenge that could see millions killed and change the face of the ...
Style: exciting, melancholic, intense, serious, sexy ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, double life, superhuman powers, secret identity, transformation, superman character, adventure, save the world, adaptation, self sacrifice, reporter, good versus evil ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.6
 86K
Delicatessen (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This bizarre surrealistic black comedy takes place in a small fictitious post-apocalyptic town where food is scarce and butcher Clapet has the macabre business of using human flesh to feed his customers. Yet when his daughter falls in love with his ...
Style: surreal, art house, atmospheric, futuristic, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: distopia, dark humor, surrealism, cannibalism, food, clown, french, cannibal, post apocalypse, trippy, alternate reality, hunger ...
Time: future
Place: france
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 7.2
 259K
GoldenEye (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: James Bond must unmask the mysterious head of the Janus Syndicate and prevent the leader from utilizing the GoldenEye weapons system to inflict devastating revenge on Britain.
Style: exciting, intense, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: james bond, espionage, spy, satellite, mission, romancing partners, organized crime, woman with a gun, undercover, race against time, computer, terrorism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995, 80s, year 1986
Place: cuba, paris france, britain, riviera, london ...
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