Mistaken identity movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant mistaken identity movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexy, feel good and entertaining films and TV shows about / with mistaken identity, disorder, storytelling, dialogue, mentor, romance, love and romance, dishonesty, catastrophe and destiny plots mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as mistaken identity: Monte Carlo (2011), Maid in Manhattan (2002), Lucky Number Slevin (2006), Mystery Date (1991), Mrs. Winterbourne (1996), Intimate Strangers (2004), The Pallbearer (1996), Man Up (2015), Happy, Texas (1999), Km. 0 - Kilometer Zero (2000).

List of mistaken identity movies

 5.8
 43K
Monte Carlo (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: Hungary, USA, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Three young women vacationing in Paris find themselves whisked away to Monte Carlo after one of the girls is mistaken for a British heiress.
Style: romantic, semi serious, humorous, light, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, lookalikes, adventure, mistaken identity, high society, best friends, teenage life, lifestyle, tour guide, nothing goes right, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: monte carlo, paris france, europe, monaco, texas ...
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Maid in Manhattan (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Marisa Ventura is a struggling single mom who works at a posh Manhattan hotel and dreams of a better life for her and her young son. One fateful day, hotel guest and senatorial candidate Christopher Marshall meets Marisa and mistakes her for a ...
Style: romantic, light, sentimental, sweet, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, fall in love, opposites attract, cinderella story, love story, love and romance, class differences, mistaken identity, hotel, single mother, social differences, rags to riches ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, brooklyn new york city ...
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Lucky Number Slevin (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Slevin is mistakenly put in the middle of a personal war between the city’s biggest criminal bosses. Under constant watch, Slevin must try not to get killed by an infamous assassin and come up with an idea of how to get out of his current dilemma. ...
Style: surprise ending, neo noir, clever, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, manipulations, crime, mysterious character, mistaken identity, disorder, deception, twists & turns, crimes, mafia, mystery, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1979, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.1
 3K
Mystery Date (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The shy teenager Tom McHugh worships his sexy neighbor Geena Matthews that lives on the other side of the street, but he does not dare to talk to her. When his parents travel with their dog for a competition and his self-confident big brother Craig ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, suspense, talky ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: mistaken identity, girl next door, comedy of errors, chase, nothing goes right, dishonesty, crimes, switching roles, disorder, romance, love and romance, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, california, new jersey
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National Lampoon Presents Dorm Daze (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Chaos and misunderstandings ensue in a coed dorm
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sex comedy, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: college life, mistaken identity, dormitory, loss of virginity, prostitute, college, looking for sex, sexual relations, virginity, buddies, love triangle, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
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Mrs. Winterbourne (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Connie Doyle is eighteen and pregnant her boyfriend has kicked her out. She accidentaly ends up on a train where she meets Hugh Winterbourne and his wife Patricia who is pregnant. The train wrecks and she wakes up in the hosptial to find out that ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: pregnancy, mistaken identity, love and romance, romance, forbidden love, switching roles, dishonesty, family relations, couples, disorder, babies and infants, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, new jersey
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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, adultery, opposites attract, dishonesty, love and romance, psychologist, family problems, crumbling marriage, obsession, impostor, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
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 5.0
 10K
The Pallbearer (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Aspiring architect Tom Thompson is told by mysterious Ruth Abernathy that his best friend, "Bill," has taken his own life. Except that Tom has never met Bill and neither have his incredulous friends. So when Tom foolishly agrees to give ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, love triangle, youth, romance, adolescence vs adulthood, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, self discovery, older woman younger man relationship, dark humor, funeral, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california
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 6.8
 51K
Man Up (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A 34 year old single woman, Nancy, hung-over again, exhausted by the endless fruitless set ups by her friends, traveling across London to toast another 10 years of her parent's successful happy magical marriage runs in with a 40 year old ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: blind date, mistaken identity, wedding anniversary, romance, looking for love, self discovery, disorder, dishonesty, love, singleness, thirtysomething life, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, united kingdom
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 6.3
 10K
Happy, Texas (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two escaped convicts roll into the village of Happy, Texas, where they're mistaken for a gay couple who work as beauty pageant consultants. They go along with it to duck the police, but the local sheriff has a secret of his own.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, clever, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, fish out of water, beauty pageant, small town, pretending to be gay, farce, dishonesty, crimes, gender, disorder, fall in love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
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Km. 0 - Kilometer Zero (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Located in Madrid's Plaza del Sol, Km. 0 is the point from which all distances in Spain are measured from the capital. In Km. 0, it is also the meeting point for a gallery of characters. Bored, affluent housewife Marga meets up with gigolo ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: mistaken identity, prostitution, gay, friendship, comedy of errors, looking for love, lifestyle, disorder, couple relations, infidelity, fall in love, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, madrid, europe
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 6.6
 128K
The Parent Trap (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Hallie Parker and Annie James are identical twins separated at a young age because of their parents' divorce. unknowingly to their parents, the girls are sent to the same summer camp where they meet, discover the truth about themselves, and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids ...
Plot: twins, mischievous children, summer camp, lookalikes, dishonesty, butler, single parent, disorder, twins separated at birth, mistaken identity, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 90s, year 1998, 1990s
Place: california, london, england, maine, usa ...
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The Big Lebowski (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sport
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski, a Los Angeles slacker who only wants to bowl and drink white Russians, is mistaken for another Jeffrey Lebowski, a wheelchair-bound millionaire, and finds himself dragged into a strange series of events ...
Style: absurd, humorous, neo noir, surreal, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bowling, hippie, marijuana, dialogue, nihilism, slacker, stoners, kidnapping, crimes, mistaken identity, deception, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, malibu california, pasadena california
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 6.9
 54K
The Majestic (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Set in 1951, a blacklisted Hollywood writer gets into a car accident, loses his memory and settles down in a small town where he is mistaken for a long-lost son.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, serious, emotional ...
Plot: mistaken identity, hollywood, small town, amnesia, writer's life, memory loss, romance, parents and children, lovers reunited, getting home, starting over, americana ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1951
Place: california, usa
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 6.3
 157K
Date Night (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Phil and Claire Foster fear that their mild-mannered relationship may be falling into a stale rut. During their weekly date night, their dinner reservation leads to their being mistaken for a couple of thieves – and now a number of unsavoury ...
Style: talky, not serious, romantic, realistic, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: corruption, mistaken identity, thief, taxi driver, stripper, chase, encounter, plan gone awry, marriage, married couple, husband wife relationship, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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 5.6
 25K
The Man (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Special Agent Derrick Vann is a man out to get the man who killed his partner but a case of mistaken identity leads him to Andy Fidler, a salesman with too many questions and a knack of getting in Vanns way
Style: witty, funny, entertaining, intense, parody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, chases and races, goofy hero, working undercover, partners, law enforcement, arms dealer, police investigation, special agents, crimes, car chase, salesman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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Is It Just Me? (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Frustrated by his ongoing failure to meet Mr. Right, Blaine stumbles upon what might be his perfect match in an online chat room-Xander, a sweet, hunky guy who's recently moved to LA. Smitten, Blaine then finds that he's been chatting to ...
Style: humorous, sexy, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, mistaken identity, gays and lesbians, columnist, gay relationship, phone sex, roommate, looking for sex, romance, artists and showbiz, lgbt, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hapless orchestra player becomes an unwitting pawn of rival factions within the French secret service after he is chosen as a decoy by being identified as a super secret agent.
Style: humorous, parody, witty, not serious, exciting ...
Plot: espionage, secret agents, mistaken identity, undercover, farce, disorder, goofy hero, comedy of errors, heroes, spy, surveillance, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
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Blonde and Blonder (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Comic mayhem ensues when two lovely blondes, Dee and Dawn, are mistaken as international mob killers.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining, sexy ...
Plot: blonde, mistaken identity, hitman, comedy of errors, odd couple, dishonesty, danger, crime, gangsters, best friends, nothing goes right, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An American gets a ticket for an audience participation game in London, then gets involved in a case of mistaken identity. As an international plot unravels around him, he thinks it's all part of the act.
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, realistic, parody ...
Plot: mistaken identity, espionage, helicopter, escape, bomb, cold war, rivalry, disorder, silly humor, comedy of errors, intrigue, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london
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 6.5
 11K
Twin Dragons (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Twins, separated at birth, end up as a Hong Kong gangster and a New York concert pianist. When the pianist travels to Hong Kong for a concert, the two inevitably get mistaken for each other.
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, semi serious, road movie ...
Plot: twins, mistaken identity, farce, martial arts, gangsters, siblings relations, disorder, crimes, goofy hero, dragon, kung fu, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, tokyo
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The Wrong Mans (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy thriller about two well-meaning idiots who become entangled in a hideous world of crime, conspiracy and corruption.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: comedy of errors, mistaken identity, wrong place wrong time, buddies, partners, escapades, blackmail, life turned upside down, dishonesty, mafia, british humour, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Falling for Grace (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Grace is a Chinese American who longs to be a part of New York's high society. At a socialite event, she is mistaken for a Hong Kong heiress and meets her Prince Charming. Nothing is as it seems absorbing drama. What will happen to this ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: mistaken identity, eligible bachelor, social differences, fall in love, lifestyle, society, hopes, romance, love and romance, dishonesty, disorder, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Who Is Cletis Tout? (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A comedy about a hitman who sees everything in terms of the movies and how mistaken identity is getting in the way of recovering a stash of diamonds that was stolen and subsequently hidden more than 20 years earlier.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, clever, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mistaken identity, heist, hitman, criminal heroes, partners, cons and scams, crime, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, hidden identity, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.4
 5K
Suzhou River (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, China, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A tragic love story set in contemporary Shanghai. The film stars Zhou Xun in a dual role as two different women and Jia Hongsheng as a man obsessed with finding a woman from his past.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, stylized, gloomy ...
Plot: kidnapping, river, mistaken identity, mermaid, destructive relationship, dishonesty, betrayal, haunted by the past, couples, ransom, crimes, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: shanghai, china, asia
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 6.6
 1K
Hallelujah! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Following his release from a seven-year stretch in prison, Mario Diccara discovers that his affairs with the underworld aren't completely settled. His brother Patrick, a priest, suggests that he stays with elderly Father Etienne in a small ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Plot: fake priest, mistaken identity, small town, priest, social relations, disorder, village, hidden identity, farce, prison, criminal, church ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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A Very Merry Mix-Up (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Shop owner Alice Chapman is nervous to meet her future in-laws at Christmas, especially because she is arriving ahead of her new fiance Will Mitchum. Alice’s trip becomes more stressful when her luggage is lost and her phone is damaged, leaving her ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, disorder, destiny, fall in love, mistaken identity, parents and children, love and romance, romance, hopes, holiday, misunderstanding, in-laws ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, brooklyn new york city
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Barbie as The Princess and the Pauper (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In her first animated musical featuring seven original songs, Barbie comes to life in this modern re-telling of a classic tale of mistaken identity and the power of friendship. Based on the story by Mark Twain,
Style: feel good, exciting, disturbing, fairy tale, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, date night
Plot: barbie, royal family, princess, friendship, mistaken identity, love and romance, switching roles, disorder, friends, daring rescue, true love, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: england
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Say It Isn't So (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Boy meets girl; boy falls in love (and had wild, non-stop sex) with girl; boy loses girl... when they discover they are brother and sister! But when he learns that he's the victim of the ultimate case of mistaken identity, the lovesick young ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: mistaken identity, fall in love, romance, nothing goes right, disorder, comedy of errors, farce, family relations, love and romance, private detective, siblings relations, lovers reunited ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, indiana, oregon
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While You Were Sleeping (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A love story built on a misunderstanding. A transit worker pulls commuter Peter off the tracks after he's mugged. But while he's in a coma, his family mistakenly thinks she's Peter's fiancée, and she doesn't correct them. ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, light, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, romance, christmas, love triangle, love and romance, disorder, love affair, sibling relationship, coma, new year's eve, loneliness, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, new york
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