Scheming movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant scheming movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, captivating, romantic, tense and clever films and TV shows about / with scheming, dishonesty, death, murder, rivalry, flashback, father daughter relationship, politics, romance and family relations plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Finland, South Korea and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as scheming: Empresses In The Palace (2011), Saippuaprinssi (2006), King Charles III (2017), X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes (1963), The Big Bounce (2004), Red Widow (2013), ID: Gangnam Beauty (2018), Welcome to Christmas (2018), Seducing Doctor Lewis (2003), The Grand Seduction (2013).

List of scheming movies

Empresses In The Palace (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: The Legend of Zhen Huan, also known as Hou Gong Zhen Huan Zhuan, is a Chinese television series based on the Internet novel of the same name. It first aired in China on 17 November 2011. It was announced in 2013 that the drama will be exported to ...
Plot: qing dynasty, chinese history, love triangle, empress, strong female lead, mistress, harem, heir to the throne, scheming, royal palace, palace, rivalry ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china
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 5.3
 637
Saippuaprinssi (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A soap opera screenwriter writes a romance for herself and the star of the show.
Style: romantic, captivating, humorous, semi serious
Plot: love triangle, romantic rivalry, theatre group, audition, older woman younger man relationship, actor, rivalry, male female relationship, scheming, television producer, tv show, producer ...
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King Charles III (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Prince Charles' accession to the throne following the Queen's death. When he refuses to sign a controversial bill into law, political chaos ensues: a constitutional crisis, rioting on the streets and a tank in front of Buckingham Palace.
Style: controversial, twists and turns, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: king of england, british monarchy, palace, father son relationship, treason, breaking the fourth wall, interracial relations, scandal, scheming, royal family, monarchy, unhappy ending ...
Time: near future
Place: buckingham palace
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X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes (1963)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The story concerns Dr James Xavier, ably portrayed by Ray Milland. He has invented a serum for improving human vision. When his funding is cut he proceeds to experiment on himself -- with horrifying results. From the director who gave you Swamp ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: monkey, hospital, experiment, scientist, surgery, supernatural, supernatural ability, experimenting, experiment gone awry, gambling, laboratory, scheming ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: las vegas, usa, california
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 4.9
 18K
The Big Bounce (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A small-time con artist and a Hawaiian real estate developer's mischievous, enterprising mistress team up for a potential $200,000 score.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: blackmail, seduction, robbery, deception, judge, crimes, unlikely criminals, crime, betrayal, surfing, beach house, yacht ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa, new jersey
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 6.6
 3K
Red Widow (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When Marta Walraven's mob husband is brutally murdered, she takes on gangsters and the FBI to unveil the truth about his death. As she digs into this dark underworld, she'll test her own strength, relying on her resourcefulness, ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Audience: chick flick
Plot: intrigue, family relations, unlikely criminals, vengeance, dishonesty, crimes, parents and children, death of husband, suburbs, drug lord, rivalry, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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ID: Gangnam Beauty (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: This romantic comedy chronicles the life of Mirae, who has always believed that her life would be better if she were born more beautiful. After she goes under the knife, she comes out looking like the beautiful woman she has always dreamed of ...
Style: not serious, light, romantic, uplifting, exciting
Audience: girls' night
Plot: plastic surgery, romance, friendship, youth, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, rivalry, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, adaptation, dishonesty, university ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea
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Welcome to Christmas (2018)
Genre: Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Resort developer Madison Lane is tasked with finding a location for a new ski resort. Her boss tells her to take a trip to Christmas, Colorado, to consider the location. On her way into town, Madison has a minor fender-bender with the town’s ...
Style: entertaining, light, romantic, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, small town sheriff, single father, holiday, small town, chance meeting, stereotypes, opposites attract, moral dilemma, transformation, fall in love, christmas spirit ...
Place: denver colorado
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Seducing Doctor Lewis (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A much-needed boost, in the form of a new factory, is promised to the residents of the tiny fishing village St. Marie-La-Mauderne, provided they can lure a doctor to take up full-time residency on the island. Inspired, the villagers devise a scheme ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, witty, entertaining ...
Plot: doctor, village, culture clash, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder, social relations, comedy of errors, cons and scams, dishonesty, friendship, island ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec, montreal, australia
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The Grand Seduction (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A small fishing village must procure a local doctor to secure a lucrative business contract. When unlikely candidate and big city doctor Paul Lewis lands in their lap for a trial residence, the townsfolk rally together to charm him into staying. As ...
Style: touching, semi serious, stylized, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: manipulation, manipulations, small town, disorder, social relations, society, dishonesty, cons and scams, unemployment, bribery, doctor, doctors and patients ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s, 1950s
Place: canada, newfoundland, england
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Sexy Evil Genius (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A dark comedy about an eclectic group of strangers invited to a downtown bar by a mutual ex-lover, Nikki Franklyn, a maddeningly sexy, unpredictable and possibly insane young woman who's recently gotten out of prison for murdering her last ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, tense, dark humor, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: bar, mind game, psychopath, dishonesty, betrayal, deadly, rivalry, vengeance, obsession, group of strangers, couples, ex-lover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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The Kingdom of the Winds (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: The Kingdom of The Winds, also known as The Land of The Wind, is a 2008 South Korean historial drama, broadcast on KBS from 10 September 2008 to 15 January 2009. It was directed by Kang Il-soo, written by Choi Wan-gyu, Jung Jin-ok, Park Jin-woo; ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, serious
Plot: legend, ancient korea, politics, betrayal, heroes, family relations, kingdom, battles, rivalry, king, conspiracy, prince ...
Time: 1st century
Place: korea
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 8.7
 2K
Profit (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Profit is an American television series that originally aired on the Fox Broadcasting Company in 1996 on Monday Night at 9:00 PM EST. The series was created by David Greenwalt and John McNamara, and stars Adrian Pasdar as the eponymous character Jim ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, dark humor, biting ...
Plot: yuppie, blackmail, child abuse, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, legal investigation, crimes, workplace, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
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Arthdal Chronicles (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: In a mythical land called Arth, the inhabitants of the ancient city of Arthdal and its surrounding regions vie for power as they build a new society.
Style: political, suspense, enigmatic, epic, tense ...
Plot: prophecy, rise to power, fictional country, politics, romance, leader, secret, tribe, culture clash, invasion, warlord, hidden identity ...
Time: ancient world, prehistoric times, prehistory, prehistoric
Place: korea
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The Great Queen Seondeok (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Queen Seondeok is a 2009 South Korean historical drama, starring Lee Yo-won, Go Hyun-jung, Uhm Tae-woong, Park Ye-jin, Kim Nam-gil and Yoo Seung-ho. It chronicles the life of Queen Seondeok of Silla. It aired on MBC from May 25 to December 22, 2009 ...
Style: epic, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: power struggle, political intrigue, queen, murder, royal family, political leader, prophecy, palace, empire, court intrigue, gender disguise, palace intrigue ...
Time: 7th century, ancient times
Place: korea
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The Baldheaded Agent and the Land of Destruction Mission (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Undercover cop takes to find and restore a rich girl who ran away from home
Style: funny
Plot: secret agents, secret agent, highway, luck, business, plan, vehicle, secret, mockery, scheme, success, partnership ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: athens greece, athens, greece
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The Death of Stalin (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Belgium, Canada, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When tyrannical dictator Joseph Stalin dies in 1953, his parasitic cronies square off in a frantic power struggle to become the next Soviet leader. Among the contenders are the dweebish Georgy Malenkov, the wily Nikita Khrushchev and Lavrenti Beria ...
Style: banned film, satirical, political comedy
Plot: josef stalin, political satire, socialism, military, death, chaos, repression, power struggle, funeral, dictator, satire, political intrigue ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1953, year 1956, year 1949 ...
Place: soviet union, ussr, russia, siberia, moscow russia
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 7.4
 160
Hondo (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hondo is a 17-episode Western television series starring Ralph Taeger that aired in the United States on ABC during the 1967 fall season. The series was produced by Batjac Productions, Inc., Fenady Associates, Inc., and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ...
Plot: ghost town, peace, school, dog, kidnapping, bigotry, cattleman, cart, silver mine, sheep, boss, apache territory ...
Time: 1870s
Place: arizona, tucson arizona, mexico, yuma arizona
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 6.5
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Presidentti (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 511 min.
TV show
Plot: politician, prime minister, head of state, adultery, president, politics, political party, husband wife relationship, scheming, european union
Time: near future
Place: russia, finland
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 5.1
 109
Dirty Story (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The director of one of Finland's largest company, United Metal, discovers the company's Chairman dead in the office. A chain of bribes unravels.
Plot: bribery, company, power struggle, autopsy, aging, banker, older man younger woman relationship, layoff, vice president, boredom, secretary, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: finland, eastern europe
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The Fate of Lee Khan (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Chinese rebels battle Mongol warriors in a desert inn.
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, gambling, innkeeper, dice, scheming, hotel
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 7.2
 796
Assassination (1964)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Assassination begins with the events of 1853 when "four black ships" anchored at Edo Bay, sparking civil unrest and the major political manoeuvring that saw the end of the Tokugawa Shogunate. At a time when assassination had become a ...
Plot: japanese new wave, isolation, samurai sword, emperor, samurai, flashback, decapitated head, rebel army, scheming, torture, ronin, seppuku ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: japan
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8 Days to Premiere (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: 8 Days to Premiere is a love story set in the world of theater. Romeo and Juliet is to be the season´s grand premiere. Noora, the female lead in the play, breaks her leg at the kickoff party, and Laura, an actress who due to her debilitating stage ...
Plot: lesbianism, actress, karaoke, goth girl, lesbian relationship, gay relationship, female nudity, actor, ghost story, countdown, traffic accident, clapping ...
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 7.8
 486
Gourmet Club (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 65 min.
Story: "Gourmet Club" follows a doctor who belongs to a small but exclusive gourmet club, in which the five upper-class members take turns providing the main course, wagering as to who can identify a mystery exotic ingredient. Things get ...
Style: dark humor
Plot: wealth, betting, restaurant, cook, ethics, debt, blackmail, dinner, human flesh, club, social climber, doctor ...
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 6.2
 5K
Detour (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, South Africa, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young law student, grieving for his dying mother, struggles to decide whether he should kill his unfaithful step-father.
Style: light, captivating, suspenseful, disturbing, tense
Plot: student, law student, mother, dying, murder, drugs, money, coma, on the road, blood, legal, depression ...
Place: las vegas, mexico
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Ghost in a Teeny Bikini (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A B-movie starlet and her boyfriend attend the reading of her rich uncle's will, unaware that his lawyer, a maid, a manservant and a sexy female ghost are all vying to undo their inheritance.
Style: humorous, not serious, erotic, sexy, sexual
Plot: ghost, estate, promiscuous daughter, parody, last will and testament, erotica, nudity (full frontal - brief), maid, lesbian, lust, death of uncle, seance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.3
 2K
Beta (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Beta is the story of Raju, the only child of a widowed multi millionaire. Raju's father can provide him anything he wants but Raju's only desire is to get mother's love, in order to please Raju, his father gets married to Nagmani, ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: false accusation, strong female presence, rivalry, romance, parents and children, family life, true love, fall in love, bollywood, couple relations, family relations, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, india
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 8.3
 68K
The Good Wife (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The Good Wife is a legal drama starring Emmy Award winner Julianna Margulies as a wife and mother who boldly assumes full responsibility for her family and re-enters the workforce after her husband's very public sex and political corruption ...
Style: serious, captivating, touching, sincere, clever ...
Plot: workplace situations, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, lawyers and clients, self discovery, legal, law firm, court, lawyer, crumbling marriage, district attorney, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Samurai Assassin (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: February 17 to March 3, 1860, inside Edo castle. A group of assassins wait by Sakurada Gate to kill the lord of the House of Ii, a powerful man in the Tokugawa government, which has ruled Japan for 300 years. They suspect a traitor in their midst, ...
Style: gloomy, rough, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: samurai, assassination, sword fight, tragic hero, hopes, deadly, lone wolves, graphic violence, ambition, state affairs, conspiracy, redemption ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: japan, asia
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The Parent Trap (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Hayley Mills plays twins who, unknown to their divorced parents, meet at a summer camp. Products of single parent households, they switch places (surprise!) so as to meet the parent they never knew, and then contrive to reunite them.
Style: feel good, touching, sweet, humorous, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: twins, parents and children, family relations, summer camp, mischievous children, family life, family, reunion, single parent, summer, love and romance, lookalikes ...
Time: year 1961, 1960s, 60s
Place: california, boston, massachusetts, london
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