Failed expectations movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant failed expectations movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, light, feel good, captivating, suspense and entertaining films and TV shows about / with failed expectations, telephone call, crying, barefoot male, male objectification, knocking on a door, man with glasses, crying man, apology and bespectacled male plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, Spain, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as failed expectations: Under the Riccione Sun (2020), Cherokee Creek (2018), My sister's wedding (2018), Historias lamentables (2020), Dismissal (2017), Panic Attack (2017), Kat and the Band (2019), iGirlfriend (2016), The Magic Quill (2018), Love, Guaranteed (2020).

List of failed expectations movies

Under the Riccione Sun (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: While vacationing on the crowded beaches of Riccione, a group of teenagers becomes fast friends as they grapple with relationship issues and romance.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, entertaining, buddy comedy
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: blind character, lifeguard, virgin, blindness, summer vacation, best friend, mentor, teenager, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, summer, tourist, aspiring singer ...
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 3.8
 559
Cherokee Creek (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A bachelor party in the woods gets crashed by the ultimate party animal.
Style: dark humor, humorous, suspense, scary, twists and turns ...
Plot: forest, failed expectations, jealousy, friendship, characters killed one by one, kidnapper, co worker co worker relationship, multiple deaths, survival, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship between men, friend ...
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My sister's wedding (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Czech Republic
Story: Marie is a typical urban single. Although she works as a successful television presenter, she has the gift of attracting only idiots in relationships. On the contrary, her sister Karolína has already found the right one and is planning a wedding. ...
Style: neurotic, witty, captivating, entertaining, suspense ...
Plot: wedding party, wedding, wedding day, failed expectations, adultery, extramarital affair, friend, wedding ceremony, celebration, mayor, drunkenness, breakup ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, czech republic, prague, prague czech republic
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Historias lamentables (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 126 min.
Story: This satirical anthology tells the surreal stories of a gift for Don Horacio, a trip to the beach for Bermejo, a life-changing relationship between Tina and the young immigrant Ayoub, and a new client for a company that specializes in excuses.
Style: surreal, anthology, humorous, ironic, dark humor
Plot: loneliness, plan gone wrong, cheating, mother daughter relationship, breaking the fourth wall, celebration, teamwork, old man, bully, panic, bullying, adultery ...
Place: madrid
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 5.0
 864
Dismissal (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A successful Spanish executive from a telecommunications company working in Argentina is about to face the most important week of his life, but all his plans will be sabotaged by an eccentric character who will make his week a living hell…
Style: humorous, feel good, unusual plot structure, light, contemplative
Plot: rivalry, co worker co worker relationship, talking to self, father son relationship, manipulation, adultery, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, employer employee relationship, greedy man, failed expectations, malice, tractor ...
Place: buenos aires argentina
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 6.1
 1K
Panic Attack (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tragedy meets comedy in seven stories about how our entire world can collapse at any given moment.
Style: tragicomedy, dark humor, non-linear, neurotic, humorous ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, group of friends, multiple storylines, failed expectations, passive aggressive woman, friend, wedding, wedding party, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, party, passive aggressive man, wedding day ...
Place: central europe, poland, warsaw poland
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Kat and the Band (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Seventeen year old, music obsessed school girl Kat Malone tricks her way into managing struggling band Dollar Days, pretending to be a band manager in her twenties.
Style: psychological, captivating, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: family relations, female bully, teenage girl, grandmother granddaughter relationship, friendship between girls, bully, classmate classmate relationship, high school student, manipulative woman, guitar playing, failed expectations, bullying ...
Time: 21st century
Place: london
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 2.8
 241
iGirlfriend (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A teen comedy about a nerdy teenager who creates an iPhone app to be his girlfriend. When she miraculously comes to life, things go hilariously wrong, and she tries to kill him.
Style: psychotronic, humorous, light, twists and turns
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: teenage protagonist, classmate classmate relationship, school, humiliation, rivalry, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, student, friendship, teenage girl, father son relationship, mentally unstable woman, breakup ...
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The Magic Quill (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A fairy tale, featuring the landlady Margaret, the devil Boniface, the bribable councilors Fake and Chatterbox and the lazy tailor Greasy. In Hell, the devils have a quill that writes human sins into the Book of Sins and the devils go and pull the ...
Style: psychotronic, humorous, light, feel good, psychological ...
Plot: socially awkward, unrequited love, father son relationship, mistaken identity, cultural difference, failed expectations, co worker co worker relationship, drunkenness, romantic rivalry, character says i'm sorry, husband wife relationship, thief ...
Place: central europe
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Love, Guaranteed (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A lawyer takes on a new client that wants to sue a dating website because it guarantees love.
Style: light, feel good, romantic, humorous, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: online dating, trial, unlikely couple, lawyer, love and romance, love story, male female relationship, love affair, looking for love, relationship vs career, prejudice, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
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The Birthday Wish (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A woman expecting to get engaged on her all-important 30th birthday gets a different surprise after she makes her birthday wish: a glimpse into her future – which doesn’t resemble anything she’s ever imagined for herself.
Style: humorous, romantic, feel good, light, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fall in love, love and romance, opposites attract, stereotypes, flash forward, relationship vs career, happy ending, couple relations, failed expectations, transformation, desire ...
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The Kid Detective (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A once-celebrated kid detective, now 31, continues to solve the same trivial mysteries between hangovers and bouts of self-pity. Until a naive client brings him his first 'adult' case, to find out who brutally murdered her boyfriend.
Plot: kidnapping, small town, investigation, private detective, child murder, private investigator, 9 year old, nightgown, origami, sleeping nude, murder by stabbing, fight ...
Place: canada
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Greatful Dead (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Nami is a young woman with numerous hangups sprouting from a dysfunctional childhood. She inherits a small fortune that allows her to pursue various interests, many of which are abnormal.
Style: dark humor
Plot: kidnapping, female stalker, suspicious man, estranged father, woman in bra, problem child, duct tape, psychotic, popcorn, suspicion, talking to a dead body, man with glasses ...
Place: tokyo
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The Shiny Shrimps (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Matthias Le Goff, an Olympic champion at the end of his career, makes a homophobic statement on TV. His punishment: coach the Shiny Shrimps, a flamboyant and amateur gay water-polo team. They have only one thing in mind: to qualify for the Gay Games ...
Style: feel good, captivating, light, sincere, gay cinema ...
Plot: gay, gay interest, lgbt, rivalry, friendship, gay slur, escapades, society, sport, youth, adaptation, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
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 5.2
 1K
Mrs. Hyde (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mrs. Géquil is an eccentric teacher despised by her colleagues and students. On a stormy night, she is struck by lightning and faints. When she wakes up, she feels different. Will she now be able to keep the powerful and dangerous Mrs. Hyde ...
Style: thought provoking, humorous, captivating, disturbing, psychotronic ...
Plot: teacher, high school, husband wife relationship, transformation, sleepwalking, female protagonist, laboratory, classroom, lightning, jekyll and hyde, woman wearing a towel, self immolation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
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 6.3
 11K
Mindhorn (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A washed up actor who played Mindhorn, a secret agent with a bionic eye, returns to the Isle of Man, the area where his most famous role was set, to help catch a killer.
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, captivating, psychotronic ...
Plot: amateur detective, murderer, police investigation, betrayal, conspiracy, mental illness, husband wife relationship, parody, foot chase, paranoia, deception, revenge ...
Time: 2010s, 80s, year 1989
Place: london
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 6.0
 31K
Rebecca (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: After a whirlwind romance with a wealthy widower, a naïve bride moves to his family estate but can't escape the haunting shadow of his late wife.
Style: enigmatic, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, lgbt cinema ...
Plot: estate, husband wife relationship, mystery, master and servant, housekeeper, aristocrat, investigation, manipulation, widower, haunted by the past, obsession, second wife ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: cornwall, monte carlo, england, french riviera
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 6.5
 19K
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, complex, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, violence, obsession, investigation, psychopath, maniac, home invasion, captive, held captive, murder, rescue, sadism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon, portland oregon
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 4.2
 705
Lucky Bastard (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lucky Bastard is a "found footage" thriller about a porn website run by Mike (Don McManus) that invites fans to have sex with porn stars. Jay Paulson plays Dave, an eager young fan given a chance to have sex with the fabulous Ashley Saint ...
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: sexual cruelty, psychopath, murder, violence, sex scene, porn actress, humiliation, anger, money, loss of control, lie, fear ...
Place: california
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10 to Midnight (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the real-life Richard Speck murders, amoral, nearly psychotic killer Warren Stacey (Gene Davis) is a serial killer who has murdered a number of women; he stabs them while they are naked to minimize leaving any physical evidence. Police ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, sex maniac, vigilantism, nude woman murdered, murder, danger, psychopath, violence, stalking, police, killer, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: los angeles, san francisco
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 5.7
 16K
Pet (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A man imprisons the woman he's still obsessed with after years apart, then finds the tables turned on him.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, melancholic, suspense
Plot: obsession, stalking, slave, murder, violence, psychopath, serial killer, captive, kidnapped, dog, basement, fear ...
Place: los angeles
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Fifty Shades of Black (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An inexperienced college student meets a wealthy businessman whose sexual practices put a strain on their relationship.
Style: bad taste humour, humorous, dark humor, toilet humor, entertaining ...
Plot: rich man poor woman, erotica, parody, african american, millionaire, male objectification, loss of virginity, first sex, falling in love, sexual abuse, fall in love, bdsm ...
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Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When notorious womanizer Connor Mead attends his brother Paul's wedding, he is forced to re-evaluate his behavior as he comes face-to-face with the ghosts of girlfriends past, present, and future, along with his deceased uncle. The experience ...
Style: romantic, sweet, light, funny, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: womanizer, romance, love, lovers reunited, true love, ghost, introspection, love and romance, lifestyle, male chauvinism, supernatural, lifestyle change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, hawaii, san francisco, new jersey
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What a Man Wants (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two couples' windy comedy movie that is more dangerous than typhoons in Jeju Islands.
Plot: male friendship, oral sex, dreaming, man with glasses, talking to self, erotic fantasy, taxi, chinese restaurant, baby, visit, taking a photograph, listening to music ...
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 5.4
 482
Room for Rent (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a reclusive man-child convinces his parents to rent their spare room to save from downsizing, a stranger with a hidden agenda moves in.
Style: psychological, captivating, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: social outcast, secret, manipulation, dysfunctional family, prank, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sociopath, midlife crisis, manipulative behavior, awkward situation, father son relationship, loneliness ...
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The Murder of Mr. Devil (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Comedy with fairy-tale touches, about Kate, who wants to marry, and Mr. Devil, who is not interested in the heart or soul of this passionate and aging lady, but is interested in her good cooking – for Mr. Devil is a glutton.
Style: psychotronic, dark humor
Plot: female director, prophecy, sexism, food, devil, seductive behavior, rudeness, male chauvinism, absurdism, hunger, midlife crisis, feminist ...
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At the End of the Tunnel (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A paraplegic computer engineer that moves in a wheelchair and works in his basement starts hearing noises and voices of bank-robbers.
Style: suspense, entertaining, suspenseful, captivating, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, tunnel, rain, heist, stolen money, surveillance, robbery, brother brother relationship, trap, police investigation, gang, thief ...
Time: contemporary
Place: buenos aires argentina
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 6.6
 4K
Buddy Buddy (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Buddy Buddy is a 1981 American comedy film directed by Billy Wilder that stars Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Paula Prentiss and Klaus Kinski. The screenplay by Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond is based on the 1973 French language film L'Emmerdeur, ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: hitman, hotel, island, suicide attempt, odd couple, mentally unstable, deadly, nothing goes right, gangsters, assassination, dishonesty, buddies ...
Time: 80s
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 5.5
 68K
Just Married (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tom Leezak and Sarah McNerney fall in love and plan to get married, despite opposition from Sarah's uptight, rich family. When they do get married, and get a chance to prove Sarah's family wrong, they go on a European honeymoon and run ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: newlyweds, honeymoon, marriage, family relations, romance, nothing goes right, battle of the sexes, farce, love and romance, disorder, wedding, married couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: venice, france, italy, europe, florence italy ...
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A Serial Killer's Guide to Life (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Louise Farnt is obsessed with the world of self-help. And when she meets the not necessarily sane guru wannabe Val Stone, a murderous spree begins.
Style: road movie, dark humor
Plot: female criminal, camping, tent, hallucination, lecture, ambition, prayer, secret, female psychopath, interview, classical music, psychopath ...
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