Pretending to be someone else movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant pretending to be someone else movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, light, funny, realistic, feel good and captivating films and TV shows about / with pretending to be someone else, chase, family relations, teenager, nudity (full frontal - brief), romance, female nudity, manipulative behavior, lie and crying 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 pretending to be someone else: Madame (2017), Mr. Stein Goes Online (2017), Holiday Engagement (2011), Making the Grade (1984), Sierra Burgess Is a Loser (2018), The Perfect Man (2005), Avenue 5 (2020), Jett (2019), The Strange Ones (2017), Full Moon High (1981).

List of pretending to be someone else movies

Madame (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Adding a little spice to a waning marriage, Anne and Bob, a wealthy and well-connected American couple, move into a manor house in romantic Paris. While preparing a particularly luxurious dinner for sophisticated international friends, our hostess ...
Style: light, romantic, funny, tragicomedy
Audience: chick flick
Plot: maid, high society, servant, master servant relationship, social differences, love affair, pretending to be someone else, impersonating, couple relations, love and romance, husband wife relationship, domestic servant ...
Place: france, paris france
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Mr. Stein Goes Online (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Germany, Austria
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Pierre, widowed and retired, has not been out of his house for two years. He discovers the joys of the internet thanks to Alex, a young man hired by his daughter to teach him the basics of computer science. On a meeting place, a charming young ...
Style: humorous, light, sincere, touching, feel good
Plot: internet, online dating, older man young girl relationship, pretending to be someone else, father daughter relationship, widower, romantic triangle, loneliness, age difference, kiss, falling in love, fall in love
Place: france
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Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mike and Dave are young, adventurous, fun-loving brothers who tend to get out of control at family gatherings. When their sister Jeanie reveals her Hawaiian wedding plans, the rest of the Stangles insist that the brothers bring respectable dates. ...
Style: funny, absurd, humorous, idiotic, sex comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wedding, manipulative woman, wedding party, pretending to be someone else, swindle, troublemaker, deception, brother brother relationship, friendship, sexual humor, party, stupidity ...
Place: hawaii
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Holiday Engagement (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thirty-something Hillary Burns has spent her life trying to get the approval of her parents, most specifically her judgmental mother, Meredith Burns, thus far without success. Part of that approval for Hillary is to marry the right man. That's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, family gatherings, fall in love, romance, couples, disorder, unlikely couple, parents and children, cons and scams, pretending to be someone else, wedding, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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Making the Grade (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lazy preppie Palmer Woodrow hires street-smart Eddie Keaton to go to school for him while he lives it up in Europe. Eddie falls in love with preppie gal Tracey, upsetting Biff, the Hoover Academy bully. When his bookie from the old neighborhood, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, college life, teenage life, hidden identity, comedy of errors, teenage love, social differences, pretending to be someone else, bookies, gambling, going straight, jealousy ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, europe, usa, new england, san francisco
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Sierra Burgess Is a Loser (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A case of mistaken identity results in unexpected romance when the most popular girl in high school and the biggest loser must come together to win over their crushes.
Style: sweet, entertaining, witty, light, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: popular girl, loser, fall in love, teenage girl, happy ending, high school, physical appearance, popularity, hidden identity, overweight, pretending to be someone else, bullying ...
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The Perfect Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Holly is tired of moving every time her mom Jean breaks up with yet another second-rate guy. To distract her mother from her latest bad choice, Holly conceives the perfect plan for the perfect man, an imaginary secret admirer who will romance Jean ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, single parent, mother daughter relationship, teenage life, matchmaking, lifestyle, secret admirer, romance, pretending to be someone else, high school, online dating ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, arizona, manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
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Avenue 5 (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: 40 years in the future, space captain Ryan Clark and the crew of the luxury space cruise ship Avenue 5 navigate disgruntled passengers and unexpected events after experiencing technical difficulties onboard.
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, captain, tourism, pretending to be someone else, desperation, panic, ruse, actor, marital argument, wife leaves husband ...
Time: near future
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Jett (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Fresh out of prison, world-class thief Daisy ”Jett” Kowalski is forced back into doing what she does best by dangerous and eccentric criminals determined to exploit her skills for their own ends.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, bleak, dark
Plot: neo noir, murder, gangster, single mother, pretending to be someone else, violence, female protagonist, gangsters, gay sex, escapades, crimes, master thief ...
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The Strange Ones (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Mysterious events surround the travels of two brothers as they make their way across a remote American landscape. On the surface all seems normal, but what appears to be a simple vacation soon gives way to a dark and complex web of secrets. This is ...
Style: road movie, suspense, rough, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: cave, pedophile, motel, road trip, sibling relationship, nightmare, boy, child abuse, psychopath, hiding place, on the run, investigation ...
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Full Moon High (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenager (Adam Arkin) becomes a werewolf after a family vacation in Transylvania.
Style: humorous, semi serious, scary, offbeat, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, teenager, high school, young lovers, youth, danger, supernatural ability, human becoming an animal, teenage life, down on your luck, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: transylvania, romania, europe
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Turkish for Beginners (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: During an emergency landing on a deserted island suddenly traumatized by antiauthoritarian education Lena Schneider (Josefine Preuss) together with the Turkish Super Macho Cem Öztürk (Elyas M'Barek) must fight for survival. After initially ...
Style: feel good, light, romantic, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: island, youth, resort, survival, stranded on an island, love and romance, remote island, opposites attract, adventure, teenage life, culture clash, adolescence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Penny Dreadful: City of Angels (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Rooted in the conflict between characters connected to the deity Santa Muerte and others allied with the Devil, this saga explores an exciting mix of the supernatural and the combustible reality of 1938 Los Angeles, a time and place deeply infused ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, captivating, disturbing
Plot: supernatural, police detective, manipulative woman, murder investigation, corrupt cop, pretending to be someone else, witch, mysticism, racism, brutality, deadly, corruption ...
Time: pre world war two, year 1938
Place: los angeles
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The Oddsockeaters (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Croatia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: ODDSOCKEATERS are small invisible creatures, responsible for socks that go missing when we only have one left from a pair. But unlike them, Seed’s gang wants to have a pair. In the end, they began their fight between two sets of values.
Style: humorous, entertaining, colourful, surreal, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: russian, gang of thieves, mad scientist, collector, heist, pretending to be someone else, rebellion, presumed dead, 3d animation, foot chase, identical twins, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: prague, central europe, prague czech republic
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Dirty Grandpa (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Jason Kelly is one week away from marrying his boss's uber-controlling daughter, putting him on the fast track for a partnership at the law firm. However, when the straight-laced Jason is tricked into driving his foul-mouthed grandfather, Dick, ...
Style: funny, sex comedy, humorous, road movie, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, golden years, family relations, on the road, grandfather, pervert, wedding, grandparent grandchild relationship, drinking game, disorder, army general, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
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Some Like It Veiled (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Armand and Leila, students at Science Po, are a young couple. They plan to go to New York to do their internship at the United Nations. But when Mahmoud, Leila's big brother, returns from a long stay in Yemen, which radically transformed him, ...
Style: light, humorous, funny, semi serious, satirical
Plot: misfit partners, pretending to be someone else, love, female impersonation, religion, activist, mistaken identity, disorder, stereotypes, culture clash, friends, singing in a car ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
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Wedding Crashers (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: John and his buddy, Jeremy are emotional criminals who know how to use a woman's hopes and dreams for their own carnal gain. Their modus operandi: crashing weddings. Normally, they meet guests who want to toast the romantic day with a random ...
Style: light, humorous, funny, romantic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: romance, wedding, love and romance, looking for sex, eccentric family, buddies, cheating, friends, seduction, wedding party, love at first sight, fiance fiancee relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: maryland, washington d.c., usa, vermont, arizona ...
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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, twists and turns, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental institution, mystery, plot twist, insanity, investigation, paranoia, mental illness, psychiatrist, psychology, island, uncover truth, isolation ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1954, year 1952 ...
Place: boston
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Farewell Mr. Kringle (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A skeptical journalist is assigned to chronicle the 50th anniversary of Kris Kringle, a Santa Claus in the town of Mistletoe. As her involvement in the town grows, she begins to open up to the enchantment of Christmas and some other wonders of the ...
Style: sincere, light, feel good, captivating, entertaining
Plot: christmas, journalist, christmas eve, magazine editor, assignment, santa claus, happy ending, single woman, blog, small town, female protagonist, romance ...
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Rich Boy, Rich Girl (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Andy is a front desk clerk with a little ambition until he finds his muse. Hayley is a beautiful shampoo girl chasing big dreams in NYC. When their worlds collide in a hapless run-in, the starstruck lovers assume false identities and follow the ...
Plot: love, hotel, actor, romance, book, life turned upside down, pretending to be someone else, acquittal, lie, dating show
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The Birdcatcher (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Norway, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Norway, 1942, during World War II. After being separated from her family, Esther, a young Jewish girl from Trondheim, arrives at an isolated farm where she must assume a new identity in order to survive the Nazi persecution.
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, heartbreaking, rough ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, holocaust survivor, nazi occupation, gender disguise, pretending to be someone else, impersonating, false identity, cross dressing, war violence, fascism, struggle for survival ...
Time: year 1942, 1940s, 20th century
Place: norway, scandinavia
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Dark Shadows (1966)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dark Shadows is an American gothic soap opera that originally aired weekdays on the ABC television network, from June 27, 1966, to April 2, 1971. The show was created by Dan Curtis. The story bible, which was written by Art Wallace, does not mention ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, stylized, surreal, dark ...
Plot: vampire, werewolf, supernatural, gothic horror, curses spells and rituals, danger, estate, mystery, imaginary, ghost, good versus evil, seductive behavior ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1790s, 18th century ...
Place: maine, usa, new england
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About Love. Adults Only (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The second part of the film “About Love”. Moscow, summer 2016. A new lecture, a new lecturer with a new theme: “How to preserve love in the modern world” – and five new stories about love. The heroes still suffer, struggle for love, even ...
Style: romantic, funny, light, humorous
Plot: swinger, love, mistress, falling in love, life philosophy, swingers, multiple storylines, couple relations, pretending to be someone else, fall in love, husband wife relationship, lecture ...
Place: moscow russia
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Paddington 2 (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA, China, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Paddington, now happily settled with the Browns, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy, but it is stolen.
Style: funny, exciting, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: bear, animals, friendship, false accusation, family relations, trust, treasure hunt, deception, jail, prisoner, talking animals, window washer ...
Place: london, peru, big ben london, south america
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The Slave Huntress (2007)
Genre: Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Traced and sold - that's the future for beautiful women who are prey to Huntress slaves.
Style: realistic, serious, erotic, touching, suspense ...
Plot: lesbian rape, lesbian incest, slave trade, slave trader, kidnapping, captivity, siblings relations, family relations, escapades, danger, nudity (full frontal - brief), rescue mission ...
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Akko's Secret (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Young Atsuko Kagami comes into possession of a magical mirror that lets her transform into anything she wishes. Atsuko Kagami then attempts to save a company which is about to be sold by using her transformation abilities. She also falls in love as ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, offbeat ...
Plot: fish out of water, youth, supernatural ability, love and romance, workplace situations, misfit, fall in love, wish come true, disorder, hopes, supernatural, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, east asia
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They Live (1988)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Nada, a down-on-his-luck construction worker, discovers a pair of special sunglasses. Wearing them, he is able to see the world as it really is: people being bombarded by media and government with messages like "Stay Asleep", "No ...
Style: cult film, serious, offbeat, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: alien invasion, distopia, anti conformity, conspiracy, advertising, evil alien, mind control, interspecies sex, alien, drifter, good versus evil, heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: los angeles
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Murder 101 (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Charles Lattimore, an author of a book about a famous murder trial, arranges to meet with one of his students one night. When the student is found murdered and Lattimore has no alibi, he suspects he is being framed by the subject of his book.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, tense, serious ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, investigation, dishonesty, frame up, police corruption, who done it, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, deadly, mystery ...
Time: 90s
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Lacombe, Lucien (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 1944 Lucien Lacombe, a young peasant in the Lot region is refused permission to join the French Resistance. Instead, the opposing "French Gestapo" obtain from him information about an underground leader and recruit him into their ...
Style: controversial, serious, realistic, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: small town, occupation, world war two, interracial relations, wartime life, social differences, bittersweet, romance, coming of age, society, on the run, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: europe, france, germany, vichy
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Ghost Chase (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In an old Hollywood mansion, the spirit of an old family retainer inhabits an old grandfather clock. When a movie company uses the mansion for a film, the spirit inhabits the body of an alien and persuades the two filmmakers to track down an old ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: coffin, speech impediment, cigar smoking, pointing a gun at someone, back from the dead, secretly observing, phone booth, filmmaker, man with glasses, false name, gadget, limousine ...
Place: california, los angeles
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