Lie movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant lie movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, serious, semi serious, entertaining and clever films and TV shows about / with lie, family relations, friendship, betrayal, liar, husband wife relationship, storytelling, dialogue, dishonesty and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
lie movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as lie: Lie to Me (2009), Liar Game (2007), Easy A (2010), HouseSitter (1992), Lovewrecked (2005), A Little Help (2010), Candlestick (2014), Thank You for Smoking (2005), Don't Worry, I'm Fine (2006), Cach? (2005).

List of lie 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
Plot: riddles and clues, uncover truth, deception, investigation, human nature, crime investigation, talented, crimes, psychology, workplace situations, dishonesty, team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
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Liar Game (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 36 min.
TV show
Story: The Liar Game is a Japanese manga series originally written and illustrated by Shinobu Kaitani. The manga was first serialized in 2005 in the Japanese manga magazine Weekly Young Jump, published by Shueisha. It was adapted into a TV series, which ...
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, tense, intellectual
Plot: lie, betrayal, ex convict, psychology, mind game, greed, genius, revenge, gambling, naivete, psychopath, friendship ...
Place: japan
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Easy A (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Olive, an average high school student, sees her below-the-radar existence turn around overnight once she decides to use the school's gossip grapevine to advance her social standing. Now her classmates are turning against her and the school ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, sexy, funny ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, teen drama, chick flick ...
Plot: high school, coming of age, youth, teenage life, teenager, adolescence, loss of virginity, popularity, teenage girl, notoriety, teenage love, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: california, usa, florida
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HouseSitter (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After building his dream house, architect Newton Davis proposes marriage to his girlfriend, only to be summarily rejected. He seeks solace in a one-night stand with a waitress, never imagining that a woman he slept with once would end up posing as ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, light, absurd ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: lie, small town, romance, couple relations, opposites attract, screwball, unlikely couple, disorder, cons and scams, social relations, hidden identity, embarrassment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
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Lovewrecked (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: On a Caribbean cruise, Jenny (Bynes) is marooned on a beach with her rock and roll idol. Deliriously in love with the idea of time alone with him, she manages to hide the fact that they're a stone's throw away from their resort.
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: resort, teenage love, love triangle, adventure, island, lie, marooned, shipwreck, stranded, escapades, love and romance, rock star ...
Time: contemporary
Place: caribbean
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A Little Help (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: It's a movie for everyone whose life has been thrown off-course, out of whack, or simply not turned out the way they planned it. In other words, it's a movie for everyone, period. Set in suburban Long Island in the summer of 2002, with the ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, lie, infidelity, lifestyle, dishonesty, parents and children, death in the family, love and romance, couples, family relations, lawsuit, dentist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Candlestick (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A social gathering is rocked to its core when Jack accuses his best friend's wife of infidelity. But as the allegations start flying, it soon emerges that a far more sinister game may be at play...
Style: suspense, psychological, serious, suspenseful, sinister ...
Plot: infidelity, psychopath, lie, rivalry, resentment, romantic rivalry, perfect crime, troubled marriage, evil plot, woman in danger, ambition, secret ...
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Thank You for Smoking (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nick Naylor is a charismatic spin-doctor for Big Tobacco who'll fight to protect America's right to smoke -- even if it kills him -- while still remaining a role model for his 12-year old son. When he incurs the wrath of a senator bent on ...
Style: witty, humorous, cynical, entertaining, suspense ...
Plot: lobbyist, satire, marketing, social satire, advertising, reporter, tobacco, lie, lung cancer, capitalism, journalism, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, vermont, north carolina, u.s. capitol building ...
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Don't Worry, I'm Fine (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A 19-year-old searches for her twin brother after he runs away from home, following a fight with their father.
Style: serious, captivating, touching, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: twins, family relations, lie, siblings relations, woman in danger, parent child relationship, family, missing person, depression, mystery, uncover truth, leaving home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, barcelona, france, normandy ...
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Cach? (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Austria, Germany, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A married couple is terrorized by a series of videotapes planted on their front porch.
Style: disturbing, psychological, atmospheric, clever, tense ...
Plot: videotaping, suicide, haunted by the past, surveillance, family in crisis, nightmare, lie, mystery, conscience, dysfunctional family, family secret, childhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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August Rush (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A drama with fairy tale elements, where an orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents.
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, inspirational, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: orphan, prodigy, music, youth, musician's life, hopes, musician, lie, orphanage, dancing, artists and showbiz, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1995
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, san francisco
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Just Mercy (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The powerful true story of Harvard-educated lawyer Bryan Stevenson, who goes to Alabama to defend the disenfranchised and wrongly condemned — including Walter McMillian, a man sentenced to death despite evidence proving his innocence. Bryan fights ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, touching ...
Plot: false accusation of murder, courtroom, innocence, lawyer, perjury, murder, defense attorney, lie, investigation, injustice, judge, justice ...
Time: year 1987, 80s, year 1993, year 1992, 20th century
Place: alabama
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Beauty & the Briefcase (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A freelance writer looking for romance sells a story to Cosmopolitan magazine about finding love in the workplace and goes undercover at a Finance Company.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: workplace romance, relationship vs career, fall in love, hidden identity, couples, office, lie, happy ending, looking for love, female journalist, love and romance, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york
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Underground (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, France, Germany, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, UK, USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Black marketeers Marko and Blacky manufacture and sell weapons to the Communist resistance in WWII Belgrade, living the good life along the way. Marko's surreal duplicity propels him up the ranks of the Communist Party, and he eventually ...
Style: cynical, surreal, satirical, biting, absurd ...
Plot: world war two, freedom, lie, ambition, society, weapons, nazi, resistance, hiding place, communism, revolution, basement ...
Time: 60s, 90s, 1960s, 1990s, 1940s ...
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, berlin germany, balkan, yugoslavia ...
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Restraint (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two fugitives land in hot water when they take a hostage who poses a threat to their well-being.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, hostage, psychopath, on the run, murder, seduction, mansion, lie, survival, mind game, mentally unstable, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
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Frost/Nixon (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: For three years after being forced from office, Nixon remained silent. But in summer 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive interview to confront the questions of his time in office and the Watergate ...
Style: clever, tense, psychological, sincere, tricky ...
Plot: journalism, president, reporter, politics, tv show, loneliness, scandal, power struggle, lie, mind game, uncover truth, secret ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977, year 1974
Place: usa, california, sydney australia, beverly hills, london ...
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Alex & Emma (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Writer Alex Sheldon (Luke Wilson) must finish his novel within a month. If he doesn't, he won't get paid. And, if that happens, angry Mafia types to whom he owes money will come looking for him. In order to expedite things, Alex hires ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, romantic, sweet, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: gambling, unlikely couple, writers, love triangle, romance, casino, disappearance, lie, workplace romance, love affair, love, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 20s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s
Place: boston, philadelphia, switzerland, massachusetts
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Addicted (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A gallerist risks her family and flourishing career when she enters into an affair with a talented painter and slowly loses control of her life.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, touching, sexual
Plot: cheating wife, infidelity, lust, temptation, obsession, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, lie, couples, sexual relations, fatal attraction, unhappy marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Bodyguard (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Lovely Singh (Salman Khan) is the bodyguard of Sartaj Rana's (Raj Babbar) daughter Divya Rana (Kareena Kapoor). He is very devoted to his duties but irritates her all the time by following her everywhere. Consequently, Divya and her friend ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: college, lie, fall in love, romance, family relations, bollywood, parents and children, dishonesty, rescue, one against many, bodyguard, elopement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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The Invisible Guest (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: "The Invisible Guest” turns on a young businessman who wakes up in a hotel room locked from the inside with the dead body of his lover next to him. He hires a prestigious lawyer, and over one night they work together to clarify what happened ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, psychological, tricky, psychotronic
Plot: uncover truth, interrogation, death, female lawyer, murder suspect, suspect, false accusation, moral dilemma, corpse, marriage, lawyer, judge ...
Place: barcelona spain, barcelona, spain
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The Family (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: This thriller follows the return of a politician’s young son who was presumed dead after disappearing over a decade earlier. As the mysterious young man is welcomed back into his family, suspicions emerge — is he really who he says he is?
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, twists and turns, bleak ...
Plot: family drama, missing child, secret, lie, politics, kidnapping, teenager, suspicion, political campaign, twists & turns, neighbor, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Not All Were Murderers (2006)
Genre: Biography
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on the childhood memories of actor Michael Degen, the movie deals with the everyday struggle to survive as a Jewish boy in Nazi Germany. As his father had died in 1940 after being released from the Sachsenhausen concentration camp, Michael and ...
Style: suspenseful, touching, serious, sincere
Plot: lie, deportation, false identity, survival, life is a bitch, little boy, political unrest, concentration camp, death of father, bombing, world war two, mystery ...
Place: berlin germany
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 7K (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Greg founded a company called that creates any type of alibi. With his associate, Augustin, and Medhi his new employee, they devise unstoppable stratagems and stagings to cover their clients. But meeting Flo, a pretty blonde who hates men ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, cynical
Audience: date night, teen comedy
Plot: alibi, lie, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship between men, farce, deception, infidelity, adultery, plan gone awry, husband wife relationship, buried truth, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, cannes
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The Ringer (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Pressured by a greedy uncle (Brian Cox) and a pile of debt, lovable loser Steve Barker (Knoxville) resorts to an unthinkable, contemptible, just-crazy-enough-to-work scheme. He pretends to be mentally challenged to rig the upcoming Special Olympics ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: disability, mentally challenged, rivalry, ambition, dishonesty, friendship, love and romance, lie, down syndrome, bet, sleazy, pretense ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: las vegas
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Dakota Skye (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: For as long as she could remember, Dakota Skye has been cursed with a super power. She has the ability to see the truth in any lie she hears. From small, harmless white lies, to the more devious kind, they have come from the people that she should ...
Style: serious, captivating, melancholic, psychological, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, friendship, romance, music band, supernatural power, lie, teen angst, self discovery, self acceptance, coming of age, cigarette smoking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Love and Magnets (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Back in Montréal after spending five years in Guatemala, Julie moves in with her elder sister, Jeanne, a chronic liar and woman of rather loose sexual morals... Disillusioned with love, Jeanne is nevertheless engaged to Noël. However, Jeanne and ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, romance, fall in love, couple relations, love, infidelity, communication problem, disorder, sexual relations, cheating, lie, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal
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Billionaire Boys Club (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A group of wealthy boys in Los Angeles during the early 1980s establishes a get rich quick scam that turns deadly.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, realistic, exciting, intense ...
Plot: greed, money, murder, lie, social differences, scheme, crimes, escapades, deception, dishonesty, betrayal, cheating ...
Time: year 1980, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
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Pinocchio (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Roberto Benigni adapts the classic children's tale by Carlo Collodi for the big-budget family-oriented comedy Pinocchio.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: obsessive quest, mischievous children, adventurer, fish out of water, rescue, misfit, escapades, danger, young heroes, disorder, friendship, teaching the ways of the world ...
Place: italy
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Beowulf (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 6th-century Scandinavian warrior, Beowulf embarks on a mission to slay the manlike ogre Grendel, a descendant of Cain.
Style: epic, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mythology, legends and myths, monster, dragon, heroic mission, sin, tragic hero, good versus evil, vikings, viking, ancient, weakness ...
Time: middle ages, ancient world
Place: denmark, europe
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Interview (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada, Netherlands
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After falling out with his editor, a fading political journalist is forced to interview America's most popular soap actress.
Style: psychological, disturbing, melancholic, talky, clever ...
Plot: journalism, interview, actress, loser, videotaping, deal, lie, betrayal, scar, strong female character, telephone call, diary ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., new york, former yugoslavia, europe, usa ...
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