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, clever, captivating, serious and intense films and TV shows about / with storytelling, destiny, dialogue, mentor, twists & turns, death, catastrophe, mystery, flashback and plot twist plots mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as enigmatic: I Origins (2014), The Prestige (2006), Inception (2010), Boggart (2019), Cloud Atlas (2012), Interstate 60 (2002), Vanilla Sky (2001), The Jacket (2005), The Haunting of Hill House (2018), The Illusionist (2006).

List of enigmatic movies

 7.4
 103K
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: enigmatic, thought provoking, atmospheric, mind bending, psychological ...
Plot: reincarnation, afterlife, inventions and discoveries, elevator, track down, death, memory, science, loneliness, cause and meaning, atheism, buddhism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, year 1998, year 2005 ...
Place: india, usa, asia, new york, delhi
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 8.5
 1.0M
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, enigmatic, captivating ...
Plot: rivalry, obsession, magical, uninhibited rivalry, illusion, secret, deception, magic, diary, mystery, performer's life, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 20th century, 1900s, 1890s ...
Place: london, europe, england, colorado
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 8.8
 1.8M
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, manipulations, haunted by the past, teamwork, perfect crime, imagination, redemption, philosophy, mind control, virtual reality, hi-tech, dreams ...
Time: 2010s, near future
Place: los angeles, paris france, japan, sydney australia
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 5.6
 74
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: family outing, kids
Plot: supernatural being, house, family, single mother, black magic, magic, anthropomorphism, standoff
Time: 21st century
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 7.4
 324K
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: psychological, atmospheric, enigmatic, surreal, thought provoking ...
Plot: destiny, life philosophy, human nature, death, love and romance, reincarnation, tribe, wisdom of life, human existence, love, genetic engineering, karma ...
Time: future, 19th century, 20th century, 21st century, 1930s ...
Place: hawaii, south korea, seoul
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 7.7
 27K
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, surreal, witty, road movie ...
Audience: date night
Plot: road trip, self discovery, wish come true, on the road, choice, self fulfillment, dream girl, hitchhiker, changing the past or future, imaginary, surrealism, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new jersey
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 6.9
 232K
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, mystery, virtual reality, nightmare, jealousy, love, hallucinations, disfigured face, obsession, hopes, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 22nd century, future
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 7.1
 103K
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, mental institution, time loop, life is a bitch, memory loss, haunted by the past, mentally unstable, murder, experiment, psychology ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: vermont
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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, uncover truth, supernatural ability, family in danger, sibling relationship, imaginary friend, mysterious past, ghost, storytelling, life is a bitch, anthology ...
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 7.6
 335K
The Illusionist (2006)
Genre: Drama, 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: psychological, enigmatic, captivating, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: forbidden love, investigation, wizards and magicians, love triangle, secret, magic, magical, death, supernatural ability, murder, childhood sweetheart, crown prince ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era, 1880s ...
Place: austria, vienna, london, england, europe
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 8.1
 749K
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, suspense, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: missing person, police investigation, mystery, disappearance, femme fatale, manipulation, missing wife, investigation, infidelity, protagonist as suspect, mind game, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, 2000s
Place: missouri, usa, manhattan new york city, st. louis missouri
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 7.1
 8K
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: exciting, suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense, bleak
Plot: siren, mermaid, small town, boat, investigation, legend, sea, polyamory, danger, fisherman, myth, brutality ...
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 7.1
 68K
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, sentimental, exciting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, supernatural ability, supernatural, good versus evil, female protagonist, curses spells and rituals, double life, demon, family relations, witchcraft, love and romance, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, contemporary, 90s ...
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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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: psychological, enigmatic, suspenseful, serious, twist ending ...
Plot: obsession, serial killer, rejection, friendship, murder, jealousy, manipulations, sexual tension, secret identity, mistaken identity, neo noir, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: italy, venice, europe, new york, atlantic ocean ...
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 7.2
 101K
Carol (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.
Style: emotional, enigmatic, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, forbidden love, lesbian relationship, age difference, lesbian romance, gays and lesbians, impossible love, gender, department store, romance, divorce ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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: captivating, enigmatic, exciting, not serious, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lgbt, paranormal, supernatural, family relations, save the world, gunslinger, sibling relationship, justice, family curse, fight, battle, blood ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.8
 382K
The Maze Runner (2014)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Set in a post-apocalyptic world, young Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow “runners” for a shot at escape.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: apocalypse, memory loss, survival, adventure, isolation, trapped, young heroes, danger, youth, imaginary, maze, society ...
Time: future
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 7.2
 167K
Fracture (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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: suspense, twists and turns, psychological, intellectual, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, mind game, courtroom drama, obsession, lawyer, legal investigation, manipulation, adultery, perfect crime, guilt, murder mystery, attempted murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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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: mysterious, enigmatic, twists and turns, captivating, serious
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: supernatural, witch, teenage life, small town, curses spells and rituals, teenage love, high school, supernatural ability, classmates, small town life, high school life, youth ...
Time: 2010s
Place: washington state
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 7.8
 20K
Devious Maids (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The series centers on four Latina maids working in the homes of Beverly Hills’ wealthiest and most powerful families, and a newcomer who made it personal after a maid was murdered and determined to uncover the truth behind her demise, and in the ...
Style: captivating, humorous, exciting, enigmatic, entertaining
Plot: secret, female friendship, maid, female protagonist, couple relations, murder, love, deception, latinx lead, secrets, betrayal, adultery ...
Place: beverly hills
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Status Update (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA, China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being uprooted by his parents' separation and unable to fit into his new hometown, a teenager stumbles upon a magical app that causes his social media updates to come true.
Style: exciting, captivating, humorous, enigmatic, semi serious
Plot: high school, teenager, wish come true, social media, society, divorced parents, friendship, hockey, adaptation, mobile phone, separated parents
Time: contemporary
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Snow White with the Red Hair (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Shirayuki was a young girl born with unique apple-red hair. She meets a famous but foolish Prince Raji, who falls in love with her at first sight and orders her to become his concubine. With nowhere else to go, Shirayuki cuts her hair and escapes to ...
Style: exciting, captivating, enigmatic, fairy tale
Plot: royal family, prince, friendship, destiny, love and romance, adventure, youth, snow white, rich, king, runaway
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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: captivating, romantic, exciting, enigmatic, stylized
Plot: supernatural, mysterious stranger, life is a bitch, changing lives, magic, demon, slice of life, young girl, poverty, hardship
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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: twists and turns, mind bending, surprise ending, biting, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: losing-it hero, split personality, social decay, fist fighting, nihilism, insomnia, against the rules, violence, life philosophy, fighting the system, paranoia, social misfits ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: delaware, usa
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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, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: cyberpunk, martial arts, bounty hunter, cyborgs, space station, danger, adaptation, society, uncover truth, mars, amnesia, female protagonist ...
Time: near future, future
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 8.4
 450K
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, atmospheric, exciting, enigmatic, emotional ...
Plot: island, survival, destiny, adventure, danger, death, lost, leadership, air disaster, human nature, stranded, desert island ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.8
 94K
The Best Offer (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Virgil Oldman is a world renowned antiques expert and auctioneer. An eccentric genius, he leads a solitary life, going to extreme lengths to keep his distance from the messiness of human relationships. When appointed by the beautiful but emotionally ...
Style: psychological, serious, twist ending, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: loneliness, mysterious character, forgery, obsession, collector, painting, love and romance, old friend, high society, solitude, agoraphobia, adult virgin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, prague czech republic, vienna
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 7.9
 518K
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: futuristic, suspense, intellectual, enigmatic, philosophical ...
Plot: alien, first contact, spacecraft, precognition, loss, time loop, destiny, flash forward, language barrier, death of daughter, science, memory ...
Time: 2010s, future
Place: montana, china, massachusetts, pakistan, sudan ...
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 6.4
 29K
ARQ (2016)
Genre: 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, futuristic, psychological, suspense, tense ...
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, suspenseful, exciting, enigmatic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: boarding school, experiment, dealing with death, siblings relations, family relations, teenager, murder mystery, little girl, mystery, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, death of friend, nazis ...
Place: dungeon
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