Ambiguity movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant ambiguity movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out weird, serious, realistic, visually appealing, surreal and thought provoking films and TV shows about / with ambiguity, dialogue, storytelling, nudity (full frontal - brief), surrealism, runaway, death, murder, crimes and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
ambiguity movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as ambiguity: Perfect Blue (1997), Inception (2010), Easy Rider (1969), Intrigo: Death of an Author (2018), School's Out (2018), The Final Girls (2015), About Endlessness (2019), 'Allo 'Allo (1982), Carry on Dick (1974), Carry on Matron (1972).

List of ambiguity movies

Perfect Blue (1997)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A retired pop singer turned actress' sense of reality is shaken when she is stalked by an obsessed fan and seemingly a ghost of her past.
Style: surreal, suspense, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: obsession, murder, twists and turns, stalking, woman in danger, serial killer, actor's life, mentally unstable, crimes, performance, actress, hallucination ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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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, surreal, mind bending, twist ending, suspense ...
Plot: memory, alternate reality, subconscious, virtual reality, dream, fictional reality, teamwork, mind control, architecture, existentialism, imagination, lucid dream ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s
Place: paris france, japan, los angeles, new york, tokyo ...
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Easy Rider (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cross-country trip to sell drugs puts two hippie bikers on a collision course with small-town prejudices.
Style: road movie, psychedelic, avant garde, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: hippie, road trip, motorcycle, friendship, on the road, marijuana, biker, desert, hitchhiker, drugs, hallucination, self discovery ...
Time: year 1969, 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new orleans, california, usa, southern usa, arizona ...
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Intrigo: Death of an Author (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Sweden, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young author comes into possession of a manuscript sent by critically acclaimed writer, Germund Rein, shortly before he commits suicide.
Style: suspense, serious, realistic, psychological, enigmatic
Plot: husband wife relationship, investigation, dual identity, assassination plot, ambiguity, publisher, revenge, private detective, guilt, suspicion, breakup, marital problem ...
Place: berlin germany, stockholm sweden, amsterdam
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School's Out (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Pierre Hoffman joins St Joseph’s College to stand in for a young French teacher who threw himself from the window of his classroom. But he soon starts noticing strange behaviour from his Year 10 class.
Style: suspense, ambiguous ending, avant garde, captivating, enigmatic ...
Plot: french countryside, teenager, substitute teacher, school trip, high school, ambiguity, student, ecology, teen suicide, lgbt, school, environment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Final Girls (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young woman grieving the loss of her mother, a famous scream queen from the 1980s, finds herself pulled into the world of her mom's most famous movie. Reunited, the women must fight off the film's maniacal killer.
Style: slasher, humorous, parody, absurd, scary ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teenager, serial killer, camp counselor, summer camp, virginity, mother daughter relationship, survival, camp, satire, characters killed one by one, teenage girl, characters murdered one by one ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, year 1987, year 1957
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About Endlessness (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, Germany, Norway, France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A reflection on human life in all its beauty and cruelty, its splendor and banality, guided by a Scheherazade-esque narrator. Inconsequential moments have the same significance as historical events. Simultaneously an ode and a lament, presents a ...
Style: surreal, psychological, sincere, thought provoking, psychedelic ...
Plot: surrealism, meaning of life, reflection, family history, life, destiny, cautionary tale, love and romance, ambiguity, sin, art, interlinked stories
Time: future
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
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'Allo 'Allo (1982)
Genre: Comedy, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: 'Allo 'Allo! is a British sitcom broadcast on BBC One from 1982 to 1992 comprising eighty-five episodes. The story is set up in a small town café in Nazi-occupied France during World War II. It is a parody of another BBC programme, the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, parody, surreal, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: world war two, german army, farce, cafe, gestapo, satire, nazi, french resistance, soldier, breaking the fourth wall, lgbt, girl ...
Time: 1940s
Place: france, europe
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Carry on Dick (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dick Turpin is terrorising the countryside around Upper Dencher. Captain Fancey and Sergeant Jock Strapp plan to put an end to his escapades, and enlist the help of the Reverend Flasher. Little do they know that the priest leads a double life. Then ...
Style: sex comedy, parody, not serious, witty, humorous
Plot: satire, highwayman, ambiguity, criminal, countryside, horse, innuendo, investigation, gang, crimes, criminal's revenge, nothing goes right ...
Time: 18th century, 20th century, 70s
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Carry on Matron (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A gang of thieves plan to make their fortune by stealing a shipment of contraceptive pills from Finisham maternity hospital. They assume disguises and infiltrate the hospital, but everything doesn't go according to plan. The hypochondriac ...
Style: sex comedy, parody, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Plot: hospital, nurse, ambiguity, bird, satire, doctor, cross dressing, innuendo, father, son, hypochondriac, drag ...
Time: 70s
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Passing (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In 1920s New York City, a Black woman finds her world upended when her life becomes intertwined with a former childhood friend who's passing as white.
Plot: childhood, racism, crimes, lesbian, interwar period, woman, lgbtq, black history, girl, demonic possession, friend, ambiguity ...
Time: 1920s, year 1929
Place: new york, chicago illinois, harlem
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Eva (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A playwright encounters a mysterious woman when he takes shelter in a chalet during a violent snowstorm.
Style: tense, enigmatic, captivating, disturbing
Plot: mysterious woman, hidden, frustration, novelist, mysterious stranger, mysterious girl, woman, lifestyle, mysterious man, gigolo, femme fatale, male female relationship ...
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Shutter Island (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, suspense, confusing ...
Plot: twists and turns, plot twist, mental illness, investigation, insanity, mystery, psychology, psychiatrist, paranoia, mental institution, memory, schizophrenia ...
Time: year 1954, year 1945, 1940s, 20th century, year 1952 ...
Place: boston
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The Hanging Garden (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: William, a once obese and troubled teen, goes back to his family's home after being gone, without word, for ten years and finds it (and his family) haunted with his past. He had moved to the city and become a fit, well-adjusted gay man, but ...
Style: sexy, thought provoking, bleak, disturbing, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, dysfunctional family, suicide, coming of age, homosexual, obesity, caught having sex, wedding ceremony, gay slur, sexuality, family relations, hanging ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, tokyo, nova scotia, canada, nova scotia
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Persona (1966)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young nurse, Alma, is put in charge of Elisabeth Vogler: an actress who is seemingly healthy in all respects, but will not talk. As they spend time together, Alma speaks to Elisabeth constantly, never receiving any answer. Alma eventually ...
Style: sexual, atmospheric, psychological, surreal, art house ...
Plot: medical, patient, silence, existentialism, surrealism, psychiatry, mute character, art, women, confession, nurse, mental illness ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
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Orlando (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Russia, Italy, France, Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1600, nobleman Orlando inherits his parents' house, thanks to Queen Elizabeth I, who commands the young man to never change. After a disastrous affair with Russian princess Sasha, Orlando looks for solace in the arts before being appointed ...
Style: stylized, surreal, art house, enigmatic, satirical ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, time travel, painting, looking for love, switching roles, immortality, surrealism, lgbt, adaptation, women, eternal youth ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, victorian era, 16th century, 19th century ...
Place: england, ottoman empire, europe, russia, middle east ...
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Let's Scare Jessica to Death (1971)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Newly released from a mental ward, Jessica hopes to return to life the way it was before her nervous breakdown. But when Jessica moves to a country house with her husband and a close friend, she finds a mysterious girl living in there who may or may ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, slasher, surreal, macabre ...
Plot: vampire, zombie, ghost, haunted house, hearing voices, farmhouse, cemetery, lake, boat, supernatural, hippie, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: connecticut, usa, new england
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Doubt (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In 1964, a Catholic school nun questions a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student, suspecting him of abuse. He denies the charges, and much of the film's quick-fire dialogue tackles themes of religion, morality, and ...
Style: suspense, sincere, enigmatic, depressing, bleak ...
Plot: priest, clergy, sexual abuse, nun, guilt, teacher, pedophilia, pedophile, religion, school, suspicion, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, victorian era, year 1964, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
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American Psycho (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.
Style: psychological, twist ending, surreal, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: date night
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, insanity, satire, dark humor, sociopath, materialism, psycho, killings, greed, yuppie, millionaire ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, yale university, usa, brooklyn new york city ...
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The Thin Blue Line (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Thin Blue Line is a British sitcom starring Rowan Atkinson set in a police station that ran for two series on the BBC from 1995 to 1996. It was written by Ben Elton.
Style: humorous, sitcom, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police station, police, sergeant, partners against crime, goofy hero, workplace, crimes, nothing goes right, incompetent police, working undercover, camp, innuendo ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, britain
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Carry on Behind (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Professors Vrooshka and Crump decide to visit an archaeological site to study the artifacts there. Lo and behold, it's right next to a caravan site where all manner of people are staying. With a randy Major owning the site, a snobbish mother, ...
Style: sex comedy, realistic, not serious, humorous, parody
Plot: stripper, satire, archaeologist, caravan, dog, dirty old man, sexual innuendo, female nudity, ambiguity, sexual humor, mother, holiday ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
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Carry on Henry VIII (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry VIII has just married Marie of Normandy, and is eager to consummate their marriage. Unfortunately for Henry, she is always eating garlic, and refuses to stop. Deciding to get rid of her in his usual manner, Henry has to find some way of doing ...
Style: sex comedy, parody, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: satire, royal family, marriage, innuendo, nudity (full frontal - brief), ambiguity, british monarchy, castle, king, wife, disorder, couples ...
Time: 16th century, 20th century, 70s
Place: england
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Fair Game (1995)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Max Kirkpatrick is a cop who protects Kate McQuean, a civil law attorney, from a renegade KGB team out to terminate her
Style: suspense, sexy, intense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, gunfight, female lawyer, on the run, hostage, fbi, spy, kgb, nudity (full frontal - brief), police detective, conspiracy, police protection ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, florida, usa
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Spaceballs (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When the nefarious Dark Helmet hatches a plan to snatch Princess Vespa and steal her planet's air, space-bum-for-hire Lone Starr and his clueless sidekick fly to the rescue. Along the way, they meet Yogurt, who puts Lone Starr wise to the power ...
Style: parody, funny, humorous, feel good, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, alien, space opera, adventure, farce, star wars, satire, human in outer space, princess, woman in danger, space battle ...
Time: future, 80s
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Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: At the turn of the century, the Angels returned to Earth, seeking to wipe out humanity in an apocalyptic fury. Devastated, mankind's last remnants moved underground to wait for the day when the Angels would come back to finish the job. Fifteen ...
Style: mecha, psychological, serious, exciting, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: loneliness, self doubt, father son relationship, loss, chaos, psychological trauma, young heroes, depression, suffering, post apocalypse, piloted giant robot, existentialism ...
Time: year 2015, 2010s, 2000s, 21st century, future
Place: japan
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Tattoo (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Marc Schrader, a rookie cop caught red-handed with drugs in a police raid of an illegal rave, joins a homicide investigation conducted by Chief Inspector Minks. The victim is a naked young woman with the skin stripped off her back, killed as she ...
Style: disturbing, tense, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Plot: tattoo, serial killer, rapist, psychopath, police investigation, mind game, master criminal, law enforcement, crimes, murder, body horror, art collector ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, germany
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Hercules (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Fourteen hundred years ago, a tormented soul walked the earth that was neither man nor god. Hercules was the powerful son of the god king Zeus, for this he received nothing but suffering his entire life. After twelve arduous labors and the loss of ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, entertaining, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greek mythology, legends and myths, hercules, mythology, warrior, beast, legend, strongman, superhero, mercenary, monster, good versus evil ...
Time: 15th century
Place: ancient greece, greece, athens greece
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Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In the early 1900s, Miranda attends a girls boarding school in Australia. One Valentine's Day, the school's typically strict headmistress treats the girls to a picnic field trip to an unusual but scenic volcanic formation called Hanging ...
Style: surreal, scenic, stylized, atmospheric, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: missing person, valentine's day, girls' boarding school, mystery, unsolved mystery, coming of age, boarding school life, private school, adolescence, wilderness, disappearance, boarding school ...
Time: 20th century, year 1900, victorian era, 90s, turn of the century ...
Place: australia, south australia
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Oleanna (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A two character movie, involving a college professor, John, who is confronted by a female student, Carol, who is failing his course. The two spend a long time talking to each other, during which time John says a few things that can be taken the ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, realistic, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: sexual harassment, manipulation, police investigation, existentialism, revenge, violent, teachers and students, dishonesty, sexual abuse, art, loneliness, multiple storylines ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
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2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Humanity finds a mysterious object buried beneath the lunar surface and sets off to find its origins with the help of HAL 9000, the world's most advanced super computer.
Style: philosophical, mind bending, cerebral, thought provoking, futuristic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: space travel, astronaut, artificial intelligence, scientist, human versus computer, evolution, self discovery, spacecraft, moon, surrealism, spacewalk, alien ...
Time: future, year 2001, prehistory, stone age, 2000s ...
Place: vatican
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