Unreliable flashback movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant unreliable flashback movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, psychological, captivating, suspenseful, serious and tense films and TV shows about / with unreliable flashback, flashback, murder, death, telephone call, blood, crying, cigarette smoking, violence and photograph plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres shot in USA, Spain, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as unreliable flashback: Courage Under Fire (1996), Memento (2000), 15+ Coming of Age (2017), Under Your Bed (2019), 3 A.M. 3D (2012), Polaroid (2019), The Killer is One of Thirteen (1973), Toc Toc (2017), Marrowbone (2017), Trap for Cinderella (2013).

List of unreliable flashback movies

Courage Under Fire (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A US Army officer had made a "friendly fire" mistake that was covered up and he was reassigned to a desk job. Later he was tasked to investigate a female chopper commander's worthiness to be awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously. At ...
Style: suspense, realistic, thought provoking, dark, sad ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: military, military life, war, gulf war, tank, bravery, medal of honor, iraq war, politics, suicide, investigation, redemption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iraq, middle east, pentagon
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 8.4
 1.2M
Memento (2000)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Suffering short-term memory loss after a head injury, Leonard Shelby embarks on a grim quest to find the lowlife who murdered his wife in this gritty, complex thriller that packs more knots than a hangman's noose. To carry out his plan, Shelby ...
Style: psychological, twist ending, surprise ending, suspense, philosophical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: amnesia, memory loss, murder, plot twist, mystery, memory, revenge, twists and turns, paranoia, psychology, vengeance, haunted by the past ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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15+ Coming of Age (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: With their teen hormones raging, three high school boys help one another explore their curiosity about the opposite sex and love in this raunchy comedy.
Style: light, realistic, captivating, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nerdy girl, teenage girl, female bully, friendship between men, rivals, sex education, first sex, group of friends, family relations, high school, sexual frustration, failed expectations ...
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 6.0
 428
Under Your Bed (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Naoto was ignored by other people. During his school days, Chihiro was the first person who called his name. Naoto dreams of seeing her again and tries to find her. Finally, after 11 years, he locates her, but she is a totally different person now. ...
Style: captivating, psychological, suspense, disturbing
Plot: possessed human, following someone, awkward situation, uninvited guest, visit, obsession, visitor, social awkwardness, peeping tom, platonic, violent husband, love interest ...
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 5.4
 883
3 A.M. 3D (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: Thailand
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Thailand's latest horror omnibus is made up of three chilling stories. Two sisters who own a wig shop are haunted by a female ghost whose hair were made into one of the wigs on sale. A funeral home employee falls in love with a female corpse ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, store, office, murder, survival, violence, multiple storylines, graphic violence, wedding dress, chess, remote control ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
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 5.1
 15K
Polaroid (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Norway, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: High school loner Bird Fitcher has no idea what dark secrets are tied to the mysterious Polaroid vintage camera she stumbles upon, but it doesn't take long to discover that those who have their picture taken meet a tragic end. Bird and her ...
Style: dark, disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: teenager, curse, ghost, death, death of friend, mystery, undead, monster, freak, terror, supernatural, cursed object ...
Time: 70s, year 1974
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The Killer is One of Thirteen (1973)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The attractive widow of a wealthy lawyer invites to her luxurious house the thirteen best friends of her late husband, with the purpose of finding out if her husband's killer is one of them. But, over the next few days, a series of mysterious ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: murder, sex with a maid, whodunit, house, guest, stalker, drug dealer, air disaster, slut, playboy, older man younger woman relationship, superstition ...
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 6.8
 19K
Toc Toc (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Toc Toc is a 2017 Spanish comedy film directed by Vicente Villanueva. The movie follows the adventures and misadventures of a group of patients with OCD dated at the same time.
Style: light, humorous, psychological, colourful, entertaining ...
Plot: obsessive compulsive disorder, mental illness, dyslexia, obsession, tourette's syndrome, doctor, phobia, socially awkward, awkward situation, disorder, psychologist, overcoming fear ...
Place: spain, paris france, istanbul turkey, france, tokyo
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 6.7
 32K
Marrowbone (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young man and his four younger siblings, who have kept secret the death of their beloved mother in order to remain together, are plagued by a sinister presence in the sprawling manor in which they live.
Style: suspense, scary, surprise ending, tense, non-linear ...
Plot: twists and turns, ghost, mental illness, murder, abandoned house, plot twist, death of mother, sibling relationship, schizophrenic, split personality, attic, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 60s, year 1969
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Trap for Cinderella (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young girl suffering from amnesia after surviving a house fire that takes her childhood friend's life, begins a tormented road to recovery.
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: memory loss, female friendship, self discovery, life turned upside down, amnesia, intrigue, losing-it hero, house fire, murder, coming of age, empire, erotica ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south of france, london
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Advantages of Travelling by Train (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A casual encounter in a train will lead Helga Pato to a circle of insanity, perversion and trash, a lot of trash.
Style: non-linear, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, weird ...
Plot: mental illness, first sexual experience, female rapist, zoophilia, family relations, dark humor, split personality, train travel, psychiatry, soldier, child abuse, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
Place: kosovo, madrid, paris france
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Cockneys vs Zombies (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A gang of bank robbers team up with the residents of an old people's home to try to survive a zombie outbreak.
Style: scary, parody, humorous, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, rescue, survival, retirement home, dark humor, chaos, infected, golden years, supernatural, elderly, vulgar language, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
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 5.6
 2K
The Magus (1968)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A teacher on a Greek island becomes involved in bizarre mind-games with the island's magus (magician) and a beautiful young woman.
Style: mind bending, serious, psychological, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: mind game, greek island, island, tarot card, redemption, mystery, magician, teachers and students, mental illness, riddles and clues, chase, doctor patient relationship ...
Time: 1940s, 1910s, year 1914, year 1943, year 1941
Place: greece
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 6.5
 3K
Cop or Hood (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When the local police inspector was found dead in a prostitute's house, police division commissioner Stan Borowitz is sent to investigate the situation. Posing as the prostitute's long-lost brother "Antonio Cerruti," he discovers ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Plot: corruption, organized crime, police, assassination, police operation, employer employee relationship, chase, attempted murder, violence, murder investigation, police brutality, bad cop ...
Place: south of france, france, cote d'azur, nice france, paris france
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 5.6
 16K
Detention (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: As a killer named Cinderhella stalks the student body at the high school in Grizzly Lake, a group of co-eds band together to survive while they're all serving detention.
Style: slasher, semi serious, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, time travel, dark humor, youth, time machine, survival, social relations, suicide attempt, prom, love triangle, delusion, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008, year 1992, year 1998 ...
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 7.2
 114
Km. 72 (2015)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The millionaire Diego Verastegui has been murdered at his house, and somebody has taken a valuable briefcase from the safe-deposit box. Dimas -Verastegui's bodyguard- comes back to the house and finds three suspects: Carlos, the ...
Style: suspense, neo noir, exciting, contemplative
Plot: psycho, puzzle, truth, multiple perspectives, violence, murder, crimes, twists and turns, flashback, loyalty, rape, plot twist ...
Place: venezuela
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 7.3
 400
The Affair (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Oriko’s and her mother had a difficult relationship. She knew of her mother’s relationships with men, and insisted she stop, interfering in the affair. Now that her mother has passed away, Oriko attempts to find out more about her from her ...
Plot: extramarital affair, attempted rape, age difference, sex scene, sculpture, sculptor, mother, unrequited love, rape, flashback, japanese new wave, hit by a car ...
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 2K
Paanch (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The film is "loosely" based on the 1976-77 Joshi-Abhyankar serial murders in Pune. It has been refused a clearance certificate by the censor board, twice on six grounds - the film glorifies violence; it shows the modus operandi of a crime ...
Style: suspense, avant garde, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: kidnapping, friendship, fake kidnapping, friendship between men, duplicity, fictional band, deception, betrayal, rebellion, manipulation, suspect, rebellious youth ...
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 6.3
 10
Lapse (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Denmark
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Renee wakes up one morning in the middle of the desert with blood on her hands. She cannot remember why she is there, how she got there or with whom she came. Her quest to uncover forgotten events leads her on a journey of discovery where reality ...
Style: surreal, experimental, suspense, avant garde, surprise ending ...
Plot: desert, guilt, delusion, vengeance, memory, amnesia, infidelity, puzzle, missing person, confession, betrayal, stranded ...
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The Adderall Diaries (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Writer and Adderall enthusiast Stephen Elliott reaches a low point when his estranged father resurfaces, claiming that Stephen has fabricated much of the dark childhood that that fuels his writing. Adrift in the precarious gray area of memory, ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological
Plot: death of wife, husband wife relationship, missing person, courtroom, testimony, lie, police, agent, news report, childhood trauma, crime scene, memory ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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A Quiet Place in the Country (1968)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A painter facing a creative block arranges to spend the weekend in the country at his mistress's villa. While staying there, his sanity begins to disintegrate.
Style: gothic, suspense, gothic horror, slasher, sexy ...
Plot: artist, supernatural, obsession, painter, art, mental disorder, parallel universe, haunted house, mentally unstable, ghost, performer's life, couples ...
Time: 60s, 1940s, year 1944
Place: italy, milan italy, venice
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Altered States of Plaine (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young man on the run from a mysterious government agency is desperate to find the cure for a condition that causes him to wake up at random places around the world when he falls asleep.
Style: thought provoking, suspense, neo noir, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: teleportation, hallucination, schizophrenic, craziness, paranoia, professor, artificial intelligence, tragic event, mental breakdown, panic, nightmare, death of mother ...
Place: paris france, france, switzerland, italy, new york ...
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The Usual Suspects (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Held in an L.A. interrogation room, Verbal Kint attempts to convince the feds that a mythic crime lord, Keyser Soze, not only exists, but was also responsible for drawing him and his four partners into a multi-million dollar heist that ended with an ...
Style: neo noir, surprise ending, twist ending, confusing, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: twists and turns, crimes, plot twist, heist, master criminal, gangsters, criminal, organized crime, dishonesty, manipulation, mind game, whodunit ...
Time: 20th century, year 1981, 80s, 90s
Place: los angeles, hungary, new york, turkey, manhattan new york city
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 6.2
 84K
Solaris (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A troubled psychologist is sent to investigate the crew of an isolated research station orbiting a bizarre planet.
Style: psychological, philosophical, confusing, cerebral, absurd ...
Plot: afterlife, space travel, space and aliens, space station, mysterious planet, romance, alien, astronaut, planet, trapped in space, space exploration, clones ...
Time: future
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The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.
Style: suspense, dark, tense, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Plot: investigation, rape, twists and turns, murder, lawyer, investigator, serial killer, evidence, revenge, mystery, obsession, police ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, year 1974, 70s
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina, harvard university, south america
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Four Times that Night (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, West Germany, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: John and Tina meet in a park one day. They immediately hit it off and go out on a date later that evening. Then late that night, Tina returns to her apartment with her expensive new dress badly torn apart, and John's forehead boasts some ...
Style: erotic, surprise ending, sexy, sex comedy, hot
Plot: flashback, multiple perspectives, doorman, lesbian, psychiatrist, homosexual, voyeur, attempted rape, lgbt, cult, lust, erotica ...
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The Night of the Following Day (1969)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two kidnappers snatch a girl off the streets and imprison her in a remote beach house.
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, hell, cafe, psychopath, murder, airport, chase, crime gone awry, seaside, ransom, child in peril, hostage ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 442K
Big Fish (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Throughout his life Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, he remains a huge mystery to his son, William. Now, to get to know the real man, Will begins piecing together a true ...
Style: surreal, touching, feel good, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: father son relationship, fish, adventure, magic realism, journey, loneliness, surrealism, magic, witch, mermaid, death, fantasy world ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1940s, 70s, 80s ...
Place: texas, usa, alabama, paris france, miami ...
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 1K
The Assassin (1961)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A socialite is murdered and her playboy lover is brought in for questioning. During his stay in custody we get to see the real sneaky playboy in action via flashback. Is he guilty or just a sleaze.
Style: suspense
Plot: police, older woman younger man relationship, false accusation, suicide, antique dealer, arrest, murder investigation, dog, police interrogation, maid, police officer, accused of murder ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, rome italy
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 44K
I Remember (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In an Italian seaside town, young Titta gets into trouble with his friends and watches various local eccentrics as they engage in often absurd behavior. Frequently clashing with his stern father and defended by his doting mother, Titta witnesses the ...
Style: art house, surreal, sentimental, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: coming of age, fascism, surrealism, satire, memory, family life, group of friends, human nature, social relations, childhood, art, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
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