Manipulative behavior movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant manipulative behavior movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, humorous, tense, entertaining, disturbing and light films and TV shows about / with manipulative behavior, manipulation, manipulative woman, family relations, manipulative person, husband wife relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), rivalry, friendship and male nudity plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as manipulative behavior: Second Hand Husband (2015), American Beach House (2015), I Am Not a Witch (2017), Room for Rent (2017), The Teacher (2016), Quiz (2020), Hollywood Road Trip (2015), Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde (1995), Before the Fall (2004), Easy Virtue (2008).

List of manipulative behavior movies

Second Hand Husband (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gurpreet and Rajbir plan to get married, but Rajbir's ex-wife is standing in their way. Until she gets remarried Rajbir must pay alimony -- so it's time for them to find her a new man.
Style: humorous, captivating, sincere, touching
Plot: manipulative behavior, husband wife relationship, remarry, intrigue, ex husband ex wife relationship, employer employee relationship, flirting, alimony, boyfriend girlfriend relationship
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American Beach House (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What happens when six lucky strangers, three handsome young guys and three beautiful sexy young women, from all over the world, win a random contest-- an all expenses paid trip to an amazing beach house in glamorous Malibu, California, thanks to a ...
Style: sexy, humorous, not serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: looking for sex, beach, manipulative behavior, confined, disorder, comedy of errors, sexual relations, holiday, love and romance, buddies, friendship, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, malibu california, usa
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I Am Not a Witch (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Zambia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Following a banal incident in her local village in Africa, 8-year old Shula is accused of witchcraft.
Plot: witch, superstition, forced labor, manipulative behavior, violence against women, justice, little girl, slavery, freedom, submission, witch hunt, sorcerer ...
Place: africa
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 5.4
 516
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: humorous, captivating, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: awkward situation, social outcast, manipulation, manipulative behavior, isolation, loneliness, midlife crisis, sociopath, prank, dysfunctional family, father son relationship, secret ...
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 7.2
 3K
The Teacher (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The principal of an elementary school calls a special parents meeting after it’s alleged that the seemingly empathetic and kindly-looking teacher Mrs. Drazděchová uses her students to manipulate their parents.
Style: melancholic, touching, tense, captivating, non-linear ...
Plot: teacher student relationship, school, teacher, parent child relationship, manipulative behavior, husband wife relationship, scientist, doctor, psychological manipulation, boy, female protagonist, blackmailer ...
Time: year 1983, year 1991, year 1984, 80s
Place: czechoslovakia, central europe
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 7.3
 7K
Quiz (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 147 min.
TV show
Story: Quiz tells the extraordinary and sensational story of how Charles and Diana Ingram attempted an ‘audacious heist' on the quiz show 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?'. Major Ingram, his wife Diana and an accomplice, Tecwen ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, disturbing, factual
Plot: quiz, tv show, legal action, deception, husband wife relationship, conspiracy, suspect, tv host, court, judge, money, family relations ...
Time: 2000s, year 2001
Place: england
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Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Reclusive vampires lounge in a lonely American town. They wear sun cream to protect themselves. A descendant of Van Helsing arrives with hilarious consequences.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, scary, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, dracula, criminal heroes, supernatural, deadly creature, heroes, rivalry, manipulative behavior, husband wife relationship, laboratory, arrested, vampire vs vampire ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
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Hollywood Road Trip (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Chaz, a vintage magazine collector, decides to go on a road trip with his friends to Hollywood after discovering his evil landlord's plot to kill the creator of their favorite magazine. With everything at stake, Chaz is forced to choose between ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: friendship, actor, emotional blackmail, brother brother relationship, boy, magazine, manipulative behavior, silly humor, youth, group of friends, society, chase ...
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Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In New York in 1995 Dr. Richard Jacks is a creator of perfumes. Thus he spends his days inventing new colorful and well smelling potions and certainly caring for his girlfriend Sarah Carver. But when he discovers that his greatgrandfather, called ...
Style: humorous, light, semi serious, sexy, parody ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gender bending, experiment gone awry, hidden identity, switching roles, split personality, male to female cross dressing, femme fatale, disorder, supernatural ability, fish out of water, transformation, mad scientist ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
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Before the Fall (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport, Thriller, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1942, Friedrich Weimer's boxing skills get him an appointment to a National Political Academy (NaPolA) – high schools that produce Nazi elite. Over his father's objections, Friedrich enrolls. During his year in seventh ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, sincere, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: nazi germany, nazi, friendship, anti semitism, pow, boarding school, against humanity, military school, youth, boarding school life, family relations, boxing ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1942
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, washington d.c., cape town south africa ...
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 6.6
 21K
Easy Virtue (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young Englishman marries a glamorous American. When he brings her home to meet the parents, she arrives like a blast from the future - blowing their entrenched British stuffiness out the window.
Style: witty, realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high society, family relations, culture clash, eccentric family, fish out of water, dishonesty, love and romance, meet the parents, mind game, parents and children, rivalry, manipulation ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s, 60s
Place: england, europe, britain, france, london
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 6.8
 1K
Conviction (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Ever since she served on the jury during his trial, Nora has been convinced that Jacques Viguier is innocent, despite him being accused of murdering his wife. Following an appeal by the public prosecutor’s office, and fearing a miscarriage of ...
Style: serious, tense, atmospheric, realistic, suspense
Plot: legal investigation, justice, murder trial, doubt, courtroom, court, car accident, missing person, manipulative behavior, lawyer, missing wife, defense attorney ...
Time: 2000s
Place: france
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A Father's Nightmare (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A vindictive and psychotic new roommate attempts to convince an innocent college freshman to commit suicide by slowly destroying her life through the means of drugs, paranoia, and manipulation.
Style: captivating, psychotronic, entertaining
Plot: gymnastics, father daughter relationship, college student, college roommate, manipulative behavior, manipulative woman, relationship problems, girl next door, father and daughter, secret identity, manipulation, mystery ...
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My Sister's Kids (2001)
Genre: Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Erik Lund is a professor in child psychology. When his sister and her husband go on vacation, he is left in charge of their five children. He really feels up to it, since he is now going to be able to try out his skills in child psychology. However, ...
Style: satirical, entertaining, feel good, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: children, uncle, family relations, uncle nephew relationship, kids and family, mischievous children, uncle niece relationship, manipulative behavior, satire, manipulation, parenting, fatherhood ...
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 6.3
 127K
I Care a Lot (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A court-appointed legal guardian defrauds her older clients and traps them under her care. But her latest mark comes with some unexpected baggage.
Style: clever, semi serious, captivating, tense, witty ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: con artists, con woman, guardian, female protagonist, deception, caper, escapades, sociopath, benefit, manipulative behavior, crimes, manipulative woman ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.5
 195K
The Favourite (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah governs the country in her stead. When a new servant Abigail arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah.
Style: factual, emotional, melancholic, cynical, bloody
Plot: lesbian, british history, queen, rivalry, aristocracy, lgbt, ambitious woman, rise and fall, royal court, british royal family, duchess, lesbian romance ...
Time: 18th century
Place: britain, england
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 6.5
 38
Friend Game (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: High school student Katagiri Yuichi cares about friendship more than money because of his mother’s teachings. One day, Yuichi and his close friends, Shiho, Tenji, Makoto and Yutori, are suddenly forced to participate in a mysterious game of wits ...
Style: disturbing, tense, enigmatic, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: game, mystery, high school, friendship, mind game, manipulative behavior, schoolgirl, friends, schoolboy, showdown, kidnapped, crimes ...
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 6.3
 75
X-Deal (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Photographer Billy and his girlfriend Sarah have just moved into a new apartment. They are no longer in love, but they content themselves with sex, often involving role play. Billy becomes enamored with their new neighbor Dana, who spends her days ...
Style: disturbing, captivating
Plot: sexual fantasy, sex with neighbor, role playing, neighbor, love triangle, lesbian, seduction, sexual relations, threesome, lesbian attraction, husband wife relationship, erotic fantasy ...
Place: the philippines
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Tropical Paradise (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The search for a successor provokes the beginning of a clash between two young and talented executives of his group: Daniel Bastos, a lad of simple origins and excellent character, who is not only handsome and charming, but also intelligent and ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, sexy, humorous
Plot: rivalry, rivals, sister sister relationship, longing, ambition, passion, manipulative person, twin sister, manipulation, manipulative behavior, contests and competitions, manipulative woman ...
Place: rio de janeiro
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Cleopatra: Mother, Mistress, Murderer, Queen (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Cleopatra, the last Egyptian queen and one of the most legendary women in history. A beautiful seductress who used her sex appeal in order to manipulate the most powerful men in the Roman Empire. This film reveals the truth behind the legend.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: cleopatra, ancient rome, ancient egypt, monarch, historical figure, political manipulation, manipulative woman, manipulation, seductress, seductive woman, sexual manipulation, woman ...
Place: egypt, rome italy
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 5.7
 5K
Burn (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lonely, unstable gas station attendant Melinda is tired of being overshadowed by her more confident, outgoing co-worker Sheila. When the gas station is held up at gunpoint by Billy, a desperate man in need of quick cash, Melinda finds an opportunity ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: gas station, robbery, manipulation, filling station, manipulative woman, armed robbery, frame up, thief, disorder, escapades, loneliness, heist ...
Time: contemporary
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Under the Same Roof (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Nadia and Adrián starts their particular world war when she files to divorce him.
Style: sweet, feel good, entertaining, humorous, funny
Plot: divorce, bank, couples, rivalry, husband wife relationship, husband wife conflict, love and romance, battle of the sexes, money, prank, farce, manipulative behavior ...
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 5.1
 10K
Inconceivable (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A mother looks to escape her abusive past by moving to a new town where she befriends another mother, who grows suspicious of her.
Style: sexy, captivating, suspense, artsy, disturbing ...
Plot: female nudity, family relations, surrogate mother, murder, pregnancy, obsession, mother daughter relationship, child, girl fight, friendship, manipulation, family problems ...
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Cyborg Hookers (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A manipulative, dirty politician programs bikini-model robots to seduce his rivals for blackmail purposes.
Style: entertaining, light, humorous, captivating, hot
Plot: seduction, seductive woman, politician, humour, sexual humor, seductress, political intrigue, manipulation, sexual attraction, sexual manipulation, sexual blackmail, attempted seduction ...
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Pokémon: Zoroark - Master of Illusions (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The thirteenth film overall for the long-running series and the fourth movie in the Diamond and Pearl story arc, it includes an upcoming creature from Pokémon Black & White, named Zoroark, as the main character (as well as its pre-evolved form, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, captivating
Audience: kids
Plot: pokemon, friends, animal training, imaginary kingdom, adventure, obsessive quest, heroes, young heroes, friendship, master villain, youth, ambition ...
Time: 2010s
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Mother and Child (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The lives of three women have a commonality: adoption. Karen is a physical therapist who regrets that, as a teenager, she gave up her daughter for adoption. Elizabeth was an adopted child and is now a successful lawyer, but her personal life lacks ...
Style: emotional, realistic, sincere, talky, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adoption, family relations, mother daughter relationship, estrangement, parents and children, hopes, teenage mother, lawyer, pregnancy, african american, women, motherhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1973
Place: los angeles
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Marvelous and the Black Hole (2021)
Genre: Comedy
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A teenage delinquent befriends a surly magician who helps her navigate her inner demons and dysfunctional family with sleight of hand magic.
Style: captivating, entertaining, light
Plot: criminal, party, manipulation, teenage life, dysfunctional family, manipulative person, life, manipulative behavior, life is a bitch, teenager, magic, stepmother ...
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 7.3
 52K
Ratched (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: An origins story, beginning in 1947, which follows Ratched's journey and evolution from nurse to full-fledged monster tracking her murderous progression through the mental health care system.
Style: sexy, disturbing, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mental institution, lesbian relationship, lobotomy, strong sexual content, lesbian romance, lesbian, manipulative woman, mutilation, nymphomaniac, nurse, hate crime, psychiatric nurse ...
Time: 50s, 1940s
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Every Million Comes Handy (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vibrant lady Irena Ditrichová owns a large prosperous firm with subsidiaries abroad. After being involved in a serious car crash, she decides to sell the firm and use the proceeds for helping people in need. When her son Jaroslav finds out that ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: greed, money, manipulative woman, husband wife relationship, conspiracy, bossy woman, widow, intrigue, moral dilemma, inheritance, car accident, hypocrisy ...
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 6.6
 115K
Burnt (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Adam Jones is a Chef who destroyed his career with drugs and diva behavior. He cleans up and returns to London, determined to redeem himself by spearheading a top restaurant that can gain three Michelin stars.
Style: inspirational, entertaining, exciting, talky, emotional ...
Plot: chef, cooking, redemption, restaurant, career, abused woman, mentor, love, life philosophy, transformation, justice, revenge ...
Place: new orleans, london, paris france
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