Enigmatic movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant enigmatic movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out enigmatic, suspense, psychological, clever, captivating and interesting films and TV shows about / with death, destiny, mystery, storytelling, mentor, twists & turns, murder, dialogue, flashback and blood plots mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres shot in USA, Canada, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as enigmatic: Inception (2010), The Illusionist (2006), Cloud Atlas (2012), Vanilla Sky (2001), I Origins (2014), Gone Girl (2014), Interstate 60 (2002), Lost (2004), The Prestige (2006), Siren (2018).

List of enigmatic movies

 8.8
 1.9M
Inception (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, clever, suspenseful, cerebral ...
Plot: parallel world, haunted by the past, philosophy, manipulations, mind control, teamwork, redemption, perfect crime, imagination, virtual reality, alternate reality, hi-tech ...
Time: 2010s, near future
Place: sydney australia, paris france, japan, los angeles
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 7.6
 339K
The Illusionist (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: With his eye on a lovely aristocrat, a gifted illusionist named Eisenheim uses his powers to win her away from her betrothed, a crowned prince. But Eisenheim's scheme creates tumult within the monarchy and ignites the suspicion of a dogged ...
Style: enigmatic, psychological, captivating, surprise ending, stylized ...
Plot: forbidden love, investigation, wizards and magicians, secret, love triangle, magical, magic, period piece, supernatural ability, death, murder, crown prince ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era, 1880s ...
Place: austria, europe, england, london, vienna
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 7.4
 329K
Cloud Atlas (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA, Hong Kong, Singapore, China
Duration: 172 min.
Story: A set of six nested stories spanning time between the 19th century and a distant post-apocalyptic future. Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, enigmatic, thought provoking, surreal ...
Plot: reincarnation, destiny, life philosophy, death, human nature, love and romance, tribe, karma, wisdom of life, human existence, life & death, love ...
Time: future, 19th century, 20th century, 21st century, 1930s ...
Place: hawaii, south korea, seoul
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 6.9
 236K
Vanilla Sky (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 136 min.
Story: David Aames has it all: wealth, good looks and gorgeous women on his arm. But just as he begins falling for the warmhearted Sofia, his face is horribly disfigured in a car accident. That's just the beginning of his troubles as the lines between ...
Style: psychological, enigmatic, surreal, suspense, non-linear ...
Plot: love triangle, disfigurement, love, mystery, virtual reality, nightmare, jealousy, hallucinations, surrealism, tragic love, disfigured face, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 22nd century, future
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 7.4
 106K
I Origins (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: I Origins follows a molecular biologist studying the evolution of the human eye. He finds his work permeating his life after a brief encounter with an exotic young woman who slips away from him. As his research continues years later with his lab ...
Style: thought provoking, enigmatic, atmospheric, mind bending, psychological ...
Plot: reincarnation, buddhism, metaphysics, inventions and discoveries, elevator, cause and meaning, track down, death, memory, science, loneliness, atheism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998, year 2012, year 2005 ...
Place: india, usa, asia, new york, delhi
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 8.1
 775K
Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: missing person, police investigation, mystery, disappearance, femme fatale, manipulation, investigation, missing wife, infidelity, murder mystery, protagonist as suspect, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, 2000s
Place: missouri, usa, manhattan new york city, st. louis missouri
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 7.7
 28K
Interstate 60 (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An aspiring painter meets various characters and learns valuable lessons while traveling across America.
Style: offbeat, enigmatic, witty, surreal, road movie ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, road trip, wish come true, on the road, choice, dream girl, self fulfillment, changing the past or future, hopes, hitchhiker, mentor, surrealism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new jersey
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 8.3
 462K
Lost (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.
Style: psychological, enigmatic, exciting, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: survival, island, adventure, destiny, desert island, death, danger, lost, plane crash, stranded, leadership, mysterious place ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 8.5
 1.1M
The Prestige (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, psychological, tense, captivating ...
Plot: rivalry, obsession, uninhibited rivalry, secret, illusion, magical, deception, magic, diary, stage magic, teleportation, mystery ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 20th century, 1890s, victorian era ...
Place: london, europe, england, colorado
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 7.0
 10K
Siren (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The coastal town of Bristol Cove is known for its legend of once being home to mermaids. When the arrival of a mysterious girl proves this folklore all too true, the battle between man and sea takes a very vicious turn as these predatory beings ...
Style: enigmatic, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, bleak
Plot: mermaid, siren, legend, boat, investigation, polyamory, small town, sea, danger, fisherman, myth, brutality ...
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The Dragon Prince (2018)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 26 min.
Story: An extraordinary discovery inspires two human princes and an elven assassin to team up on an epic quest to bring peace to their warring lands.
Style: captivating, exciting, feel good, enigmatic
Audience: family outing
Plot: dragon, elf, adventure, prince, sword and sorcery, save the kingdom, heir to the throne, imaginary kingdom, black magic, conflict, exile, border ...
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The Haunting of Hill House (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The Crains, a fractured family, confront haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that drove them from it.
Style: enigmatic, emotional, scary, surreal, non-linear
Plot: haunted house, ghosts, ghost, uncover truth, sibling relationship, family in danger, supernatural ability, mysterious past, imaginary friend, old dark house, storytelling, life is a bitch ...
Place: usa
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 5.2
 112
Boggart (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the ordinary and bustling city of Moscow there is an unusual House, overgrown with hundreds of secrets and mysteries. In this house there is a strange apartment, in which not a single tenant has stayed for a long time. And only when an ...
Style: enigmatic, atmospheric, disturbing, captivating, fairy tale
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: supernatural being, house, family, black magic, single mother, magic, anthropomorphism, standoff, cat, tape over mouth
Time: 21st century
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 7.1
 70K
Charmed (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Three sisters (Prue, Piper and Phoebe) reunite and unlock their powers to become the Charmed Ones, the most powerful good witches of all time, whose prophesied destiny is to protect innocent lives from evil beings such as demons and warlocks. Each ...
Style: enigmatic, feel good, humorous, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, supernatural ability, female protagonist, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, witchcraft, supernatural, double life, family relations, demon, destiny, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, contemporary, 90s ...
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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 7.1
 104K
The Jacket (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A military veteran goes on a journey into the future, where he can foresee his death and is left with questions that could save his life and those he loves.
Style: psychological, surreal, enigmatic, mind bending, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, supernatural ability, supernatural, haunted by the past, mental institution, memory loss, psychology, mentally unstable, murder, life is a bitch, experiment, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: vermont
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The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Tom Ripley is a calculating young man who believes it's better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody. Opportunity knocks in the form of a wealthy U.S. shipbuilder who hires Tom to travel to Italy to bring back his playboy son, Dickie. Ripley ...
Style: enigmatic, psychological, suspenseful, serious, twist ending ...
Plot: obsession, serial killer, rejection, friendship, murder, jealousy, sexual tension, manipulations, secret identity, envy, mistaken identity, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: italy, europe, new york, atlantic ocean, venice ...
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 6.4
 30K
ARQ (2016)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two old friends living in a dystopic future become trapped in a mysterious time loop — one that may have something to do with an ongoing battle between an omnipotent corporation and a ragtag band of rebels.
Style: enigmatic, twist ending, futuristic, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: time loop, time travel, post apocalyptic, devastation, tied to a chair, technology, survival, existentialism, memory, twists & turns, parallel universe, catastrophe ...
Time: future
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The Boarding School (2007)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
Story: El Internado Laguna Negra was a Spanish television drama-thriller focusing on the students of a fictional boarding school in a forest, where teenagers are sent by their parents to study. The boarding school is situated in a forest far from the city, ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, enigmatic, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: boarding school, experiment, dealing with death, siblings relations, family relations, murder mystery, teenager, little girl, alzheimer's disease, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mystery, secret room ...
Place: dungeon
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 8.8
 1.7M
Fight Club (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the ...
Style: surprise ending, mind bending, twists and turns, thought provoking, biting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: split personality, social decay, losing-it hero, insomnia, nihilism, against the rules, fist fighting, dissociative identity disorder, paranoia, life philosophy, fighting the system, social misfits ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: delaware, usa
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The Ancient Magus' Bride (2017)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Chise Hatori, 15 years old. Lost, without hope, and without family, she is bought for money – not by another person, but by a non-human sorcerer named Elias. Though she hesitates, she begins life anew as his apprentice and future wife.
Style: romantic, exciting, enigmatic, captivating, stylized
Plot: supernatural, life is a bitch, changing lives, young girl, demon, mysterious stranger, hardship, magic, slice of life, poverty, tragedy, curse ...
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 7.4
 15K
Wynonna Earp (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on the IDW Comic, Wynonna Earp follows Wyatt Earp's great granddaughter as she battles demons and other creatures. With her unique abilities, and a posse of dysfunctional allies, she's the only thing that can bring the paranormal to ...
Style: enigmatic, captivating, exciting, not serious, wild ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lgbt, gunslinger, paranormal, lesbian relationship, supernatural, family relations, save the world, sibling relationship, justice, legend, family curse, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary
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The Secret Circle (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: After her mother dies in a fire, Cassie Blake moves in with her grandmother in the beautiful small town of Chance Harbor, Washington. As Cassie gets to know her high school classmates, including sweet-natured Diana and her boyfriend Adam, brooding ...
Style: enigmatic, mysterious, twists and turns, captivating, serious
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: supernatural, witch, teenage life, witchcraft, teenage love, high school, curses spells and rituals, youth, classmates, small town, supernatural power, supernatural ability ...
Time: 2010s
Place: washington state
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Alita: Battle Angel (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set several centuries in the future, the abandoned Alita is found in the scrapyard of Iron City by Ido, a compassionate cyber-doctor who takes the unconscious cyborg Alita to his clinic. When Alita awakens, she has no memory of who she is, nor does ...
Style: captivating, exciting, enigmatic, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: cyberpunk, cyborgs, martial arts, bounty hunter, female protagonist, danger, uncover truth, space station, society, adaptation, amnesia, memories ...
Time: future, near future
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 7.8
 319K
The Game (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In honor of his birthday, San Francisco banker Nicholas Van Orton, a financial genius and a coldhearted loner, receives an unusual present from his younger brother, Conrad -- a gift certificate to play a unique kind of game. In nearly a nanosecond, ...
Style: psychological, twists and turns, surprise ending, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: mind game, mystery, life turned upside down, uncover truth, disorder, manipulation, businessman, game, birthday, surveillance, psychology, scheme ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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 7.2
 172K
Fracture (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A husband is on trial for the attempted murder of his wife, in what is seemingly an open/shut case for the ambitious district attorney trying to put him away. However, there are surprises for both around every corner, and, as a suspenseful game of ...
Style: twists and turns, suspense, intellectual, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: mind game, investigation, murder mystery, courtroom drama, legal investigation, lawyer, manipulation, obsession, adultery, guilt, perfect crime, attempted murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 7.6
 32K
Castle Rock (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on the stories of Stephen King, the series intertwines characters and themes from the fictional town of Castle Rock.
Style: enigmatic, bleak, suspenseful, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: paranormal phenomena, danger, investigation, small town, death, murder, lawyer, crimes, violence, mind reading, interracial adoption, mysticism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, maine
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 7.9
 528K
Arrival (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, India
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.
Style: intellectual, suspense, twist ending, philosophical, enigmatic ...
Plot: alien, first contact, spacecraft, loss, female protagonist, time loop, memory, destiny, science, death of daughter, language barrier, flash forward ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: russia, pakistan, montana, china, massachusetts ...
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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The shadow of the Bellows family has loomed large in the small town of Mill Valley for generations. It's in a mansion that young Sarah Bellows turns her tortured life and horrible secrets into a series of scary stories. These terrifying tales ...
Style: scary, enigmatic, suspense, bleak
Plot: halloween, haunted house, monster, scarecrow, zombie, legends and myths, supernatural, small town, investigation, teenager, murder, racism ...
Time: 1960s, year 1968
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MADE IN ABYSS (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The “Abyss” is the last unexplored region, an enormous and treacherous cave system filled with ancient relics and strange creatures. Only the bravest of adventurers can traverse its depths, earning them the nickname, “Cave Raiders.” Within ...
Style: enigmatic, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, touching ...
Plot: orphan, humanoid robot, treasure hunt, adventure, boy girl relationship, puzzle, human android relationship, mystery, exploration, robot, explorer, cave ...
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 6.8
 104K
A Simple Favor (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Mommy vlogger Stephanie joins her best friend Emily's husband, Sean, to investigate her sudden disappearance from their small town.
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, tense, enigmatic ...
Plot: secret, missing person, deception, blackmail, murder investigation, murder, female friendship, ruse, small town, mother, single mother, investigation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: michigan, connecticut
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