Lie detector movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant lie detector movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, weird, interesting, realistic and psychological films and TV shows about / with lie detector, murder, suspense, death, adaptation, mentor, police investigation, storytelling, dialogue and chase plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as lie detector: Lie to Me (2009), Deceiver (1997), Nightmare Alley (2021), The New Mutants (2020), The Black Cauldron (1985), Meet the Parents (2000), Alice Sweet Alice (1976), Lovelace (2013), Money Movers (1978), Predestination (2014).

List of lie detector movies

Lie to Me (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The world's leading deception researcher, Dr. Cal Lightman, studies facial expression, body language and tone of voice to determine when a person is lying and why, which helps law enforcement and government agencies uncover the truth. But his ...
Style: clever, psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, psychology, talented, expert, deception, crime investigation, riddles and clues, outsmarting, human nature, sign language, lie, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Deceiver (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The gruesome death of a prostitute brings suspicion on one of her clients, James Wayland, a brilliant, self-destructive and epileptic heir to a textile fortune. So detectives Braxton and Kennesaw take Wayland in for questioning, thinking they can ...
Style: surprise ending, psychological, suspenseful, talky, clever ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, twists and turns, investigation, guilt, mind game, suspense, law enforcement, prostitute, brutality, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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Professor Marston & the Wonder Women (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The unconventional life of Dr. William Marston, the Harvard psychologist and inventor who helped invent the modern lie detector test and created Wonder Woman in 1941.
Style: erotic, sexy, factual, sad, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: polyamory, lgbt, lesbian, lesbianism, psychologist, superheroine, bdsm, husband wife relationship, harvard, college professor, marriage, bisexual ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, year 1972, year 1947, year 1985 ...
Place: ancient greece, greenwich village manhattan new york city, new york, england, ireland ...
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Nightmare Alley (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, Canada
Duration: 150 min.
Story: An ambitious young carny with a talent for manipulating people with a few well-chosen words hooks up with a female psychiatrist who is even more dangerous than he is.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, exciting, psychological, psychotronic ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, suspense, supernatural, runaway, carnival, alcoholic, death, female psychiatrist, lie, scam, deception ...
Time: year 1939, 1940s, 1930s, year 1941
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The New Mutants (2020)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story of the New Mutants, a team of mutant heroes comprised of the first graduates from Charles Xavier's school.
Style: psychological, psychotronic, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, mutant, superhero team, bear, coming of age, suspense, lesbian, superheroine, teenage superhero, teenager, teenage superheroine, tragic past ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
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The Black Cauldron (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Taran is an assistant pigkeeper with boyish dreams of becoming a great warrior. However, he has to put the daydreaming aside when his charge, an oracular pig named Hen Wen, is kidnapped by an evil lord known as the Horned King. The villain hopes Hen ...
Style: fairy tale, stylized, humorous, anime, tense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, horror for children
Plot: magic, good versus evil, pig, sword and sorcery, sword, fantasy world, princess, beast, witch, wizards, mythology, supernatural ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
Place: britain, england
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Meet the Parents (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Greg Focker is ready to marry his girlfriend, Pam, but before he pops the question, he must win over her formidable father, humorless former CIA agent Jack Byrnes, at the wedding of Pam's sister. As Greg bends over backward to make a good ...
Style: humorous, funny, ridiculous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: wedding, meet the parents, family gatherings, family disapproval, parents and children, marriage, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional family, love, sarcasm, parenthood, comedy of errors ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Alice Sweet Alice (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Alice is a withdrawn 12-year-old who lives with her mother and her younger sister, Karen, who gets most of the attention from her mother, leaving Alice out of the spotlight. But when Karen is found brutally murdered in a church, suspicions start to ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, bloody, controversial ...
Plot: masked killer, serial killer, murder, female villain, holy communion, psychopath, suspense, dead child, sister sister relationship, child molester, female serial killer, killing spree ...
Time: 60s, year 1961, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa
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Lovelace (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Story of Linda Lovelace, who is used and abused by the porn industry at the behest of her coercive husband, before taking control of her life.
Style: sexual, sexy, stylized, erotic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual abuse, porn actress, porn star, sex, porn industry, rough sex, husband wife relationship, rape, sex toy, manipulation, prostitution, female nudity ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 2002, year 1970
Place: usa, new jersey, florida, malibu california, miami ...
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Money Movers (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of crooks plan a heist to steal twenty million dollars from a Security Firm counting house.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, armored car, armored car robbery, truck, bank, storage unit, disorder, on the run, chase, rivalry, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, south australia, adelaide south australia
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Predestination (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Predestination chronicles the life of a Temporal Agent sent on an intricate series of time-travel journeys designed to prevent future killers from committing their crimes. Now, on his final assignment, the Agent must stop the one criminal that has ...
Style: surprise ending, thought provoking, clever, twist ending, confusing ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: time travel, twists and turns, time loop, plot twist, time paradox, time machine, mission, parallel universe, changing the past or future, mysterious character, existentialism, special agents ...
Time: year 1975, future, 1940s, 20th century, year 1981 ...
Place: usa, new york, cleveland ohio
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Death Dreams (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Despite her husband's doubts, a woman reaches out to her dead daughter with a psychiatrist's help.
Style: serious, gloomy, emotional
Plot: ghost, dealing with death, supernatural, uncover truth, family relations, solace, family problems, death in the family, afterlife, parents and children, smoking, strangulation ...
Time: 90s
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Above Suspicion (2019)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The chilling true story of a newly married FBI poster boy assigned to an Appalachian mountain town in Kentucky. There he is drawn into an illicit affair with an impoverished local woman who becomes his star informant. She sees in him her means of ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: love, police investigation, adaptation, law enforcement, life is a bitch, couple relations, society, fight, graphic violence, suspense, mental illness, judiciary ...
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The Politician (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Payton has known since childhood that he's going to be president. First he'll have to navigate the most treacherous political landscape: high school.
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, thought provoking, light ...
Plot: political intrigue, politics, teenager, gay, political campaign, class differences, wealth, stupidity, press conference, debate, dark humor, lgbt ...
Place: california, new york state, new york
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Snowden (2016)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: CIA employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, factual, serious, political ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: espionage, fighting the system, journalism, hacking, internet, whistleblower, moral dilemma, surveillance, hacker, spy, idealism, media ...
Time: year 2015, year 2009, year 2011, year 2004, year 2012 ...
Place: geneva switzerland, hong kong, japan, russia, hawaii ...
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Nadiya Kollappetta Rathri (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Story: Railway Anti-Criminal Task Force (RATs) investigates three unrelated murders happened in a train.
Plot: suspense, whodunit, train, murder, journalist, singer, dancer, doctor, lie detector, shooter, surgery, sister in law ...
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Third Person (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, USA, UK, Germany, Italy
Duration: 137 min.
Story: An acclaimed novelist struggles to write an analysis of love in one of three stories, each set in a different city, that detail the beginning, middle and end of a relationship.
Style: tricky, intense, twist ending, touching, twisted ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night
Plot: love, multiple storylines, unfaithful husband, hotel room, guilt, suspense, female nudity, chambermaid, estrangement, couples, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france, rome italy, europe, new york, france ...
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Red Sparrow (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Prima ballerina, Dominika Egorova faces a bleak and uncertain future after she suffers an injury that ends her career. She soon turns to Sparrow School, a secret intelligence service that trains exceptional young people to use their minds and bodies ...
Style: surprise ending, sexy, rough, brutal, erotic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, adult
Plot: spy, female agent, russian spy, female assassin, female spy, deception, femme fatale, uncle niece relationship, secret mission, torture, seduction, feminine wiles ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: russia, budapest, ussr, hungary, london ...
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The Brain Man (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A seemingly random series of bombings in a provincial city. The latest target is a public bus route. Detective Chaya chased terrorists and arrested a mysterious man with keen intelligence and physical power. The psychologist in charge of evaluating ...
Style: sadistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, psychological thriller
Plot: genius, psychopath, criminal, prisoner, fear, police, psychologist, chaos, psychology, bomb, one against many, terrorism ...
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The Other Side of Bonnie and Clyde (1968)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Quasi-documentay on Bonnie and Clyde... Larry Buchanan style!
Style: psychotronic
Plot: gangsters, killer, murder, ex convict, gang, texas ranger, lawman, moll, country, folk hero, tattoo, poem ...
Time: 1930s
Place: iowa, oklahoma, missouri, dallas texas, texas
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The Strangler (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An overweight lab technician with low self esteem, brought on by his dominant mother, becomes a serial killer of female nurses.
Style: psychotronic, noir
Plot: serial killer, woman strangled to death, amusement park, strangulation, killer, nurse, police investigation, wheelchair bound, selfish woman, manipulative person, suspect, son murders mother ...
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Fire in the Sky (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A group of men who were clearing bush for the government arrive back in town, claiming that their friend was abducted by aliens. Nobody believes them, and despite a lack of motive and no evidence of foul play, their friends' disappearance is ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, psychological, bad ending ...
Plot: alien, ufo, alien abduction, alien contact, alien encounter, space and aliens, space, extraterrestrial, working class, investigation, murder, natural disaster ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: arizona, usa
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Dead Man Walking (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A justice drama based on a true story about a man on death row who in his last days forms a strong relationship with a nun who teaches him forgiveness and gives him spirituality as she accompanies him to his execution.
Style: thought provoking, touching, psychological, sad, emotional ...
Plot: prison, death row, rape, death sentence, nun, court, redemption, murder, lethal injection, execution, justice, lawyer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, southern usa
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The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A representative of an alien race that went through drastic evolution to survive its own climate change, Klaatu comes to Earth to assess whether humanity can prevent the environmental damage they have inflicted on their own planet. When barred from ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, stylized, apocalyptic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: end of the world, ufo, alien, alien contact, alien encounter, evil alien, giant robots, disaster, alien invasion, robot, apocalypse, first contact ...
Time: future, 1920s, 21st century
Place: usa, egypt, antarctica, washington d.c., virginia ...
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The Chameleon (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, France, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The amazing true story of Frédéric Bourdin, who after having plundered all the centers for runaway minors and deliquents in Europe, even thought he has come of age, now passes himself off as Nicholas Barclay, a 13-year-old American who had ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: fbi, uncover truth, dishonesty, hidden identity, cons and scams, sibling relationship, family relations, parents and children, family life, missing person, swamp, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century
Place: louisiana
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Chairman of the Board (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A surfer becomes the head of a major company.
Style: humorous, light, funny, not serious, sexy ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, nothing goes right, contests and competitions, disorder, goofy hero, misfit, mad scientist, tv show, friendship between men, happy ending, crazy ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: las vegas, california, venice beach california
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Breach (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eric O'Neill, a computer specialist who wants to be made an agent is assigned to clerk for Robert Hanssen, a senior agent with 25 years in the FBI, and to write down everything Hanssen does. O'Neill's told it's an investigation ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, intense, dramatic ...
Plot: espionage, investigation, spy, fbi, intrigue, double agent, cia, betrayal, manipulation, suspense, conspiracy, suspicion ...
Time: year 2001, 2000s, 21st century
Place: usa, ussr, moscow russia, washington d.c.
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Strange Brew (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Something is rotten at the Elsinore Brewery. Bob and Doug Mackenzie (as seen on SCTV) help the orphan Pam regain the brewery founded by her recently-deceased father. But to do so, they must confront the suspicious Brewmeister Smith and two teams of ...
Style: psychotronic, parody, humorous, unusual plot structure, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beer, farce, conspiracy, mind control, mental institution, ghost, brother brother relationship, shakespeare, stupidity, chase, satire, dumb ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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Layla Fourie (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany, South Africa, France, Netherlands
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Layla Fourie, a young single-mother in South Africa, receives a job assignment as polygraphist. In the constant presence of mistrust, lies and fear Layla soon becomes a suspect herself.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: casino, life turned upside down, protagonist as suspect, murder, family relations, life is a bitch, single parent, suspicion, lie, guilt, woman, police ...
Time: 21st century
Place: africa, south africa
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The Capture of the Green River Killer (2008)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: A pair of girls seeking adventure beyond the their Western Washington trailer park encounter the area's most ruthless serial killer. Based on Sheriff David Reichert's book, "Chasing the Devil: My Twenty-Year Quest to Capture the Green ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, manhunt, strangulation, police detective, psychopath, law enforcement, notoriety, bodies, teenage girl, murder, missing person ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
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