Impostor movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant impostor movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, suspenseful, serious, captivating and clever films and TV shows about / with impostor, dishonesty, disorder, nudity (full frontal - brief), hidden identity, death, adventure, deception, friendship and redemption plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
impostor movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as impostor: Impastor (2015), The Captain (2017), The Devil's Double (2011), Opportunity Knocks (1990), The Riches (2007), A Knight's Tale (2001), The Hollow Child (2017), Black Knight (2001), Lodge 49 (2018), The Pretender 2001 (2001).

List of impostor movies

Impastor (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Buddy Dobbs, a slacker on the run from a loan shark, steals a man's identity and ends up posing as a small town's new gay pastor.
Style: captivating, light, tense, feel good
Plot: pastor, impostor, pretending to be gay, slacker, stolen identity, small town, gay interest, crimes, dishonesty, society, gay subtext, priest ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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The Captain (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, France, Poland, China, Portugal
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The Captain captures the final act of the Third Reich as Hitler's dream falls completely into ruins. The downfall is the seen through the eyes of a young German soldier who, amidst the chaos, decides to desert.
Style: thought provoking, tense, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: nazi germany, deserter, nazi officer, impostor, war criminal, third reich, german soldier, human nature, juggling, obsession, power relations, psychology ...
Time: 1940s, year 2017, year 1945, 20th century
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The Devil's Double (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A chilling vision of the House of Saddam Hussein comes to life through the eyes of the man who was forced to become the double of Hussein's sadistic son.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: lookalikes, betrayal, hidden identity, impostor, double life, power relations, right hand man, mistress, dictatorship, dishonesty, manipulation, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: middle east, iraq, baghdad iraq, california
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Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Shurik Timofeev builds a working model of a time machine. By accident, Ivan Bunsha, an apartment complex manager, and George Miloslavsky, a petty burglar, are transferred to 16th century Moscow, while Tsar Ivan the Terrible goes into the year 1973.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, funny, mad ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time machine, adventure, fish out of water, comedy of errors, inventor, changing the past or future, escapades, race against time, impostor, goofy hero, misfit partners ...
Time: year 1973, 16th century
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia, ussr
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Opportunity Knocks (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eddie and Lou are a couple of two-bit con men on the lam from a loan shark. They hide out in someone's house and they hear on the answering machine that (A) the owner of the house is out of the country for a month or two and (B) the housesitter ...
Style: feel good, funny, entertaining, light, humorous ...
Plot: cons and scams, impostor, comedy of errors, disorder, crimes, mafia, love, con artists, house, friendship, adventure, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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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: disturbing, captivating, light, humorous, clever ...
Plot: cheating, impersonating, secret, double life, starting over, parents and children, deception, neighbor, dishonesty, lifestyle, impostor, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
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A Knight's Tale (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: William Thatcher, a peasant, is sent to apprentice with a Knight named Hector as a young boy. Urged by his father to "change his Stars", he assumes Sir Hector's place in a tournament when Hector dies in the middle of it. He wins. With ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, light ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: knight, rivalry, medieval, against the odds, prince, sword duel, sword fight, follow your dream, jousting, swords and armor, duel, game ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london, france, paris france
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The Hollow Child (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Samantha has lived her whole life in different foster homes. Now living in a small town, she never feels like she quite fits in, even with her own current foster family who might adopt her, or the boy who follows her around doing her classwork. So, ...
Style: suspense, scary, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: impostor, supernatural, forest, foster child, villain, death, chase, danger, sister sister relationship, fear, child, new family ...
Time: contemporary
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Black Knight (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. After sustaining a blow to the head, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England.
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, medieval, knight, castle, adventure, king, time traveler, save the kingdom, arthurian legend, life turned upside down, disorder ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary, 14th century, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: england, usa, europe, connecticut, new jersey
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Lodge 49 (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: Dud is a deadbeat but charming ex-surfer who joins a fraternal order hoping to reclaim the simple, happy lifestyle he lost when his father died. Through the Lodge and his newfound connection with the other members, Dud will come to find the missing ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, disturbing, captivating
Plot: impostor, friendship, secret society, interracial couple, love interest, angst, slice of life, existentialism, money problems, down on your luck, brother sister relationship, alchemy ...
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The Pretender 2001 (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jarod reunites with two old friends and unleashes some powerful Centre revelations. Also Jarod and Miss Parker learn more about their pasts.
Style: exciting, psychological, tense, serious
Plot: investigator, amnesia, impostor, secret society, conspiracy, protective male, boy genius, orphan, child abuse, male protagonist
Time: 2000s
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They Are Among Us (2004)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The film concerns a sleepy town that is populated mostly by aliens who have been pretending to be humans for a lengthy period of time in order to eventually strip the planet of resources they need to live.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, alien encounter, danger, hidden identity, imaginary, chaos, deadly, impostor, small town, survival, conspiracy, sexual content ...
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Intimate Strangers (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Because she picked the wrong door, Anna ends up confessing her marriage problems to a financial adviser named William Faber. Touched by her distress, somewhat excited as well, Faber does not have the courage to tell her that he is not a ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: mistaken identity, fall in love, opposites attract, dishonesty, love and romance, psychologist, family problems, crumbling marriage, obsession, impostor, adultery, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
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Three Heroes on Distant Shores (2012)
Genre: Animation
Country: Russia
Duration: 65 min.
Story: This time, Alyosha Popovich Dobrinya and Ilya Muromets, thanks insidious wiles of Baba Yaga, are the seven seas on the island where the natives live and terrible Gomuma. In their absence, the merchant Kolyvan decide together with Baba-Yaga take the ...
Style: fairy tale, entertaining, humorous, funny, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: folk hero, impostor, witch, talking animals, adventure, friendship, save the kingdom, imaginary kingdom, kingdom, topical humor, palace intrigue, royal court ...
Time: middle ages
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Tracey Ullman: Live and Exposed (2005)
Genre: Documentary, Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: After inhabiting dozens of comical alter-egos over the course of her award-winning career, Tracey Ullman finally 'takes on' the one role that spawned all of her characters--herself. This exclusive HBO comedy event features Tracey in a ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: lifestyle, actor's life, ambition, showbiz, disorder, artists and showbiz, family relations, mother daughter relationship, comedienne, star, comedian, impostor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new york, united kingdom, england ...
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Intrusion (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Holly Jensen leads an overly dramatic life. It's one that is spent trying to avoid her problems and forget the past. Best friend Kali has the perfect solution to making Holly feel better. It's a game called "Wrong Number". ...
Style: suspense, slasher, psychological, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, prank, victim, murder, intrigue, impostor, revenge, fear, intruder, emotional blackmail, thrill ride, screaming ...
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Daughters of the Sun (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Amangol (Altinay Ghelich Taghani) is the eldest daughter in a poor rural family. To help support them, her head is shaven and begins work as a boy named Aman in an isolated carpet weaving shop. The girls who work there are beaten by the owner, as is ...
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, sentimental
Plot: secret, friendship, mother daughter relationship, love, exploitation, impostor, employer employee relationship, disguise, death, death of mother, bird, father daughter relationship ...
Place: iran
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The Watch (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four everyday suburban guys come together as an excuse to escape their humdrum lives one night a week. But when they accidentally discover that their town has become overrun with aliens posing as ordinary suburbanites, they have no choice but to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surprise ending, absurd, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: suburbs, space and aliens, heroes, friendship, profanity, alien invasion, alien, evil alien, silly humor, super weapon, save the world, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2012
Place: ohio, usa
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The Stepdaughter (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After a childhood spent going from one abusive foster home to the next, Susan seeks revenge on the mother who abandoned her. Susan's search leads her to a ranch where her long-lost sister begins to suspect the beautiful drifter isn't who ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, scary
Plot: family relations, psychopath, female killer, life turned upside down, haunted by the past, parents and children, deadly, rivalry, crimes, adoption, farm, impostor ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Ripley Under Ground (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After his friend, a hot young artist, is killed, a resourceful American man living in London covers up the crime and tries to keep the friend's name alive in order to exploit his legacy and reap millions in the process.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: obsession, cons and scams, crimes, deadly, manipulations, manipulation, murder, impostor, cocaine, dishonesty, criminal heroes, forgery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london, paris france, france
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The Prince and the Pauper (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An adaptation of the classic, "The Prince and the Pauper" is the retelling of Edward Tudor and young Thomas Canty, two amazing look-alikes caught up in imperial intrigue and scandal. In fleeing from his violent father, Tom stumbles into ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: rich and poor, hidden identity, mistaken identity, fish out of water, switching roles, social differences, adventure, young heroes, human nature, disorder, society, dishonesty ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe
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The Emperor's New Clothes (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, UK, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Napoleon, exiled, devises a plan to retake the throne. He'll swap places with commoner Eugene Lenormand, sneak into Paris, then Lenormand will reveal himself and Napoleon will regain his throne. Things don't go at all well; first, the ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, witty, entertaining ...
Plot: napoleon bonaparte, hidden identity, fall in love, disorder, lookalikes, emperor, conspiracy, romance, social differences, society, exile, mistaken identity ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: france, europe, paris france, london
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The Adversary (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Switzerland, Spain
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Based on the 2000 book of the same name by Emmanuel Carrère, it is inspired by the real-life story of Jean-Claude Romand. L'Adversaire's protagonist Jean-Marc Faure (Auteuil) pursues an imaginary career as a doctor of medicine in a plot ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, non-linear ...
Plot: murder, mysterious character, police investigation, hidden identity, buried truth, hidden truth, deadly, crime, crimes, dishonesty, serial killer, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: switzerland, europe, france, geneva switzerland, paris france
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20th Century Boys 3: Redemption (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 156 min.
Story: The final showdown, and the final reveal: who is Friend? How can he be stopped?
Style: exciting, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: heroes, adventure, rebellion, rebelliousness, future dystopia, escapades, danger, life is a bitch, imaginary, save the world, false identity, impostor ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Suits (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: While running from a drug deal gone bad, Mike Ross, a brilliant young college-dropout, slips into a job interview with one of New York City's best legal closers, Harvey Specter. Tired of cookie-cutter law school grads, Harvey takes a gamble by ...
Style: witty, captivating, talky, serious, stylized ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, family outing
Plot: lawyer, hotshot lawyer, law firm, mentor, success, mastermind, prodigy, ambition, workplace situations, ambitious, deal, rivals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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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, realistic, serious
Plot: fbi, uncover truth, mystery, hidden identity, dishonesty, cons and scams, parents and children, family life, family relations, sibling relationship, impostor, missing son ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana
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Revolting Rhymes (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Two half-hour animated films based on the much-loved rhymes written by Roald Dahl and illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Style: entertaining, humorous, stylized, colourful, captivating ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: revenge, princess, nanny, magical mirror, death of mother, pig, gambling, death of wife, florist, wolf, bank, impostor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Kevin Pollak: The Littlest Suspect (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: THE LITTLEST SUSPECT is the third one hour stand-up special by Kevin Pollak. Although best known for his award-winning work as an actor in over sixty films (A Few Good Men, Casino and The Usual Suspects), Kevin started out as a stand-up comedian, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, light ...
Plot: gambling, prank, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, lifestyle, couples, filmmaking, showbiz, practical joke, hollywood, stand up comedian, impostor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Unreinable Compulsion (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In a small town, a young man gives in to his irrational desire to recreationally murder a stranger.
Style: tense, dark, cynical, bloody, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental illness, dissociative identity disorder, villain played by lead actor, post traumatic stress, evil man, homicidal maniac, loner, widower, good versus evil, humiliation, shower curtain, old woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Long Live Freedom (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The elections are approaching and the largest opposition party in the country do not look good. Its leader, Enrico Oliveri can not stand the pressure and disappears. Fearing a scandal, the eminence grise of the party had brought into play the twin ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, clever, suspense ...
Plot: politics, twins, campaign, switching roles, state affairs, dishonesty, hidden identity, disorder, old love, political rally, political party, impostor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, france
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