Pretending to be dead movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant pretending to be dead movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense and stylized films and TV shows about / with pretending to be dead, murder, blood, death, nudity (full frontal - brief), chase, dialogue, gun, vengeance and fight plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, Italy, France and other countries.
pretending to be dead
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pretending to be dead movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as pretending to be dead: Wolf Trap (2019), Cam (2018), The Babysitter (2017), Mortuary Academy (1988), The Weekend Murders (1970), The Sweet Body of Deborah (1968), Planet Hulk (2010), Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994), Wrong Turn 5: Bloodlines (2012), Over the Hedge (2006).

List of pretending to be dead movies

 6.7
 27
Wolf Trap (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
TV show
Story: After faking his own death, notorious gangster Volkov (Wolf) retires overseas with a new identity. When his parents die in a car accident 20 years later, he secretly returns to his hometown and learns that the nephew of a local mobster is ...
Style: tricky, twists and turns, harsh, exciting, tense ...
Plot: criminal underworld, back from the dead, tough law enforcer, presumed dead, fighting crime, brother sister relationship, fake name, troubled past, forensics, pretending to be dead, gangsters, true crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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 5.9
 26K
Cam (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young camgirl discovers that she’s inexplicably been replaced on her site with an exact replica of herself.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, bleak, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: webcam, internet chat, doppelganger, social network, suicide, young girl, pursuit, looking at the camera, brutality, youth, female exhibitionist, social media ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.3
 72K
The Babysitter (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When Cole stays up past his bedtime, he discovers that his hot babysitter is part of a Satanic cult that will stop at nothing to keep him quiet.
Style: exciting, dark humor, tense, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: blood, corpse, slasher killer, first kiss, teenager, murder, police officer killed, book, sacrifice, villainess, characters killed one by one, satanic ritual ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Mortuary Academy (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: "Police Academy" clone, about some nerds who inherit an academy for morticians, which is run by a corrupt closet necropheliac. Of course, the most incompetent students possible are accepted, so that the academy will fail, and all sorts of ...
Style: bad taste humour, dark humor
Plot: racial stereotype, sleeping bag, carrying a dead body, cigar smoking, audio tape, death of uncle, 18 year old, rap, pretending to be dead, cadillac, coffin, man in a wheelchair ...
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The Weekend Murders (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A large family meet at the family estate for the reading of their father's will. Each expects to be the recipient of a tidy sum, but apart from the local constable and a few other small awards to the help, the entire estate goes to the favorite ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: razor, tape recorder, auto mechanic, absent father, xenophobia, co worker co worker relationship, uncle nephew relationship, fake blood, characters murdered one by one, estate, shotgun, close up of mouth ...
Place: scotland yard
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The Sweet Body of Deborah (1968)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young newlywed couple from America returns to Geneva to visit Marcel's home town. Once there he is informed of his former lover's suicide and in turn is subjected to threats that accuse him of being responsible for her death and further, ...
Plot: telephone call, hallucination, digging, crying woman, gunshot, hotel receptionist, death by gunshot, learning the truth, punched in the stomach, barefoot male, framed photograph, shower ...
Place: geneva switzerland
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 6.8
 12K
Planet Hulk (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When the Hulk becomes too dangerous for the Earth, the Illuminati trick Hulk into a shuttle and launch him into space to a planet where the Hulk can live in peace. Unfortunately, the Hulk's struggle to escape makes a malfunction in the shuttle ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, superhero, exile, superhuman powers, betrayal, adventure, slavery, danger, rivalry, ruler, distant planet, dictatorship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: tokyo
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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Based on Mary Shelley's novel, "Frankenstein" tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a promising young doctor who, devastated by the death of his mother during childbirth, becomes obsessed with bringing the dead back to life. His ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, obsession, experiment gone awry, rescue, vengeance, supernatural, deadly creature, immortality, reincarnation, danger, science, mutant ...
Time: 19th century, 1700s, georgian era, 1930s, 18th century
Place: swiss alps, germany, geneva switzerland
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Wrong Turn 5: Bloodlines (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A small West Virginia town is hosting the legendary Mountain Man Festival on Halloween, where throngs of costumed party goers gather for a wild night of music and mischief. But an inbred family of hillbilly cannibals kill the fun when they trick and ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police officer, cannibalism, slasher, small town, halloween, psychopath, danger, chases and races, profanity, isolation, violence spree, off the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: west virginia, usa
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 6.7
 159K
Over the Hedge (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A scheming raccoon fools a mismatched family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food, by invading the new suburban sprawl that popped up while they were hibernating – and learns a lesson about family himself.
Style: exciting, humorous, funny, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, adventure, animal life, squirrel, rescue, suburbs, heroic mission, fight back, fish out of water, cons and scams, danger, leader ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: indiana, usa
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City of Life and Death (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 132 min.
Story: City of Life and Death takes place in 1937, during the height of the Second Sino-Japanese War. The Imperial Japanese Army has just captured the then-capital of the Republic of China, Nanjing. What followed was known as the Nanking Massacre, or the ...
Style: rough, disturbing, bleak, epic, emotional ...
Plot: sino japanese war, sexual abuse, war crime, massacre, atrocity, life is a bitch, mass murder, japanese army, military, dehumanization, invasion, political unrest ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1937, year 1938
Place: china, asia, shanghai, shanghai china
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Murder in Three Acts (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Acapulco, Hercule Poirot attends a dinner party in which one of the guests clutches his throat and suddenly dies. The causes seem to be natural until another party with most of the same guests produces another corpse.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, detective series
Plot: murder, private detective, murder mystery, celebrity culture, who done it, uncover truth, riddles and clues, multiple suspects, estate, manipulation, dishonesty, mystery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america, los angeles
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My Name Is Nobody (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Jack Beauregard, one of the greatest gunman of the Old West, only wants to retire in peace and move to Europe. But a young gunfighter, known as "Nobody", who idolizes Beauregard, wants him to go out in glory. So he arranges for Jack to ...
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, old west, hotshot hero, unlikely partners, partners, lone wolves, friendship, legends and myths, friends, faked death, orchestral, graphic violence ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1960s, 60s
Place: texas, new mexico, arizona, el paso texas, new orleans ...
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McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town, and their enterprise thrives until a large corporation arrives on the scene.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, small town, snow, gambler, mining town, brothel, brothel madam, human nature, americana, unfulfilled love, old west, folk ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, 1900s, 1890s, edwardian era ...
Place: washington state, usa, washington d.c., vancouver british columbia canada, seattle washington ...
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 7.0
 11K
Matador (1986)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A conflicted youth confesses to crimes he didn't commit while a man and woman aroused by death become obsessed with each other.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Plot: drowning, obsession, murder, necrophilia, serial killer, crimes, dangerous attraction, perversion, crimes of passion, sexual relations, femme fatale, mentally unstable ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe
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Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: After an abrupt and violent encounter with a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his ship, a captain of the British Royal Navy begins a chase over two oceans to capture or destroy the enemy, though he must weigh his commitment to duty and ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: ship, sea battle, navy, battles, adventure, ocean or sea, leadership, napoleonic wars, heroic mission, escapades, human spirit, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1800s
Place: brazil, europe, england, pacific ocean, france
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 7.3
 124K
The Lost Boys (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mother and her two teenage sons move to a seemingly nice and quiet small coastal California town yet soon find out that it's overrun by bike gangs and vampires. A couple of teenage friends take it upon themselves to hunt down the vampires ...
Style: humorous, scary, stylized, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, small town, goth, teenage life, supernatural, gang, comics, secret hideout, amusement park, brother brother relationship, boardwalk, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
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Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The Bride unwaveringly continues on her roaring rampage of revenge against the band of assassins who had tried to kill her and her unborn child. She visits each of her former associates one-by-one, checking off the victims on her Death List Five ...
Style: dark humor, atmospheric, captivating, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, female assassin, master warrior, journey, mentor, betrayal, death, rivalry, sword fight, respect, pride and honor, warrior ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: mexico, el paso texas, tokyo, japan
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 7.5
 22K
If.... (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The film is a caustic portrait of a traditional English boys’ boarding school, where social hierarchy reigns supreme and power remains in the hands of distanced and ineffectual teachers and callously vicious prefects in the Upper Sixth. But three ...
Style: cult film, biting, suspense, surreal, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school shooting, rebellion, satire, private school, coming of age, youth, social satire, boarding school life, school, boarding school, social differences, society ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe, california
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 6.7
 33K
Confidence (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: What Jake Vig doesn't know just might get him killed. A sharp and polished grifter, Jake has just swindled thousands of dollars from the unsuspecting Lionel Dolby with the help of his crew. It becomes clear that Lionel wasn't just any ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, suspense, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, crimes, crime, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, mastermind, disorder, con artists, con men, deception, group of criminals, faked death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, canada
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 4.8
 431
Cold Sweat (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mark Cahill is a good family man with a loving wife and two wonderful children. Mark also happens to be a hit man who is haunted by his last victim, a blonde, who keeps appearing in his bedroom at the worst of times. His life becomes even more ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, cult film, surprise ending
Plot: murder, hitman, femme fatale, ghost, erotic thriller, assassination, dishonesty, danger, crimes, computers and web, cons and scams, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
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 6.0
 10K
Class (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Naive Midwestern prep student Jonathan bonds with his more worldly roommate, Skip, who takes the small-town boy under his wing. At Skip's urging, the inexperienced Jonathan is emboldened to seek out older women in the cocktail lounges of nearby ...
Style: sexy, humorous, sexual, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, friendship, coming of age, nudity (topless - notable), romance, boarding school, nudity (full frontal - brief), loss of virginity, graphic violence, youth, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york
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The Chain Reaction (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Contaminated by a nuclear-plant spill, an Australian worker hides with a woman and tries to warn the public.
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, catastrophe, contamination, radiation, chase, quarantine, conspiracy, danger, race against time, survival, corporate crimes, apocalypse ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia
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Chimes at Midnight (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
Country: Switzerland, Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The career of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff as roistering companion to young Prince Hal, circa 1400-1413.
Style: gloomy, realistic, serious, captivating, talky ...
Plot: betrayal, battles, royal family, friends, up and down relationship, rise to the top, state affairs, war, ambition, human nature, alcohol abuse, friendship ...
Time: 15th century
Place: england, europe, australia, japan, spain ...
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The Big Red One (1980)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A veteran sergeant of the World War I leads a squad in World War II, always in the company of the survivor Pvt. Griff, the writer Pvt. Zab, the Sicilian Pvt. Vinci and Pvt. Johnson in Vichy French Africa, Sicily, D-Day at Omaha Beach, Belgium and ...
Style: bleak, realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Plot: world war two, childbirth, d day, sniper, battles, soldier, military, concentration camp, sergeant, war, survival, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944, year 1945 ...
Place: sicily, africa, europe, germany, belgium ...
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 7.2
 88K
Beginners (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, emotional, sad ...
Plot: gay father, father son relationship, coming out, grief, terminal illness, gay, secret, dying, cancer, self discovery, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1953, 50s, year 1955 ...
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new york
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 7.5
 1K
Camouflage (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of students are spending the summer vacation at a university camp studying the science of linguistics. One of the camp directors, Jaroslaw, is a young professor who prefers the straightforward, intimate approach to students. He is opposed in ...
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: manipulation, intrigue, satire, summer camp, nudity (full frontal - brief), dishonesty, idealism, university, human nature, teachers and students, campus, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: poland, europe, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
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Balance of Power (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A martial arts expert who runs a dojo for under-privileged kids from a dilapidated warehouse is shaken down by gangsters demanding protection money. Then when one of his students is gunned down in the street by the gang, he swears revenge. Meanwhile ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, wrestler, dojo, criminal's revenge, gangsters, master criminal, heroes, contests and competitions, good versus evil, master warrior, prodigy ...
Time: 90s
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Everyone Else (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: While on a Mediterranean vacation, a seemingly happy boyfriend and girlfriend find their connection to one another tested as they bond with another couple.
Style: sincere, captivating, talky, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: architect, couples, resort, love and romance, young lovers, romance, lifestyle, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, hiking, depression, up and down relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
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Four Flies on Grey Velvet (1971)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Roberto, a drummer in a rock band, keeps receiving weird phone calls and being followed by a mysterious man. One night he manages to catch up with his persecutor and tries to get him to talk but in the ensuing struggle he accidentally stabs him. He ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, haunted by the past, obsession, murder, mistaken identity, nudity (full frontal - brief), stalking, private detective, laser, drummer, masked killer ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, rome italy, italy, germany
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