Betrayal movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant betrayal movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, exciting, sexy, suspense and stylized films and TV shows about / with betrayal, murder, vengeance, catastrophe, dishonesty, violence, revenge, mentor, rivalry and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as betrayal: The Passion of the Christ (2004), The Count of Monte Cristo (2002), A Perfect Murder (1998), Revenge (1990), Awake (2007), Flesh+Blood (1985), Troy (2004), Loft (2008), Game of Thrones (2011), The Score (2001).

List of betrayal movies

The Passion of the Christ (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: "The Passion of the Christ" is a film about the last 12 hours in the life of Jesus. Director Mel Gibson received much criticism from critics and audiences for his explicit depiction of and focus on violence and on christs suffering, ...
Style: biblical, christian film, factual, rough, brutal ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: christianity, jesus, religion, betrayal, torture, suffering, brutality, sacrifice, bible, religions or cults, death, life philosophy ...
Time: 1st century, 1930s
Place: holy land, jerusalem, ancient greece, middle east
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The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland, Switzerland, UK, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Edmond Dantés's life and plans to marry the beautiful Mercedes are shattered when his best friend, Fernand, deceives him. After spending 13 miserable years in prison, Dantés escapes with the help of a fellow inmate and plots his revenge, ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspense, intense, realistic ...
Plot: prison, adventure, betrayal, sword fight, vengeance, treasure, prison escape, treason, revenge, lone hero, french, false accusation ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian era
Place: france, marseille, ireland, europe, paris france
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A Perfect Murder (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Millionaire industrialist Steven Taylor is a man who has everything but what he craves most: the love and fidelity of his wife. A hugely successful player in the New York financial world, he considers her to be his most treasured acquisition. But ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, sexy, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, murder, extramarital affair, love affair, crimes, perfect crime, blackmail, jealousy, violent husband, plan gone awry, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, brooklyn new york city, new york
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 19K
Revenge (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Michael ‘Jay’ Cochran has just left the Navy after 12 years and he's not quite sure what he's going to do, except that he knows he wants a holiday. He decides to visit Tiburon Mendez, a powerful but shady Mexican businessman who he ...
Style: sexy, erotic, suspense, intense, emotional ...
Plot: betrayal, love triangle, dangerous attraction, revenge, couple relations, adultery, vengeance, extramarital affair, friendship, desert, infidelity, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
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 6.5
 76K
Awake (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: While undergoing heart surgery, a man experiences a phenomenon called ‘anesthetic awareness’, which leaves him awake but paralyzed throughout the operation. As various obstacles present themselves, his wife must make life-altering decisions ...
Style: twist ending, psychological, twists and turns, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: betrayal, hospital, uncover truth, surgery, doctors and patients, surgical operation, dishonesty, conspiracy, couple relations, parents and children, health situation, heart transplant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york
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 6.7
 18K
Flesh+Blood (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Spain
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A band of medieval mercenaries take revenge on a noble lord who decides not to pay them by kidnapping the betrothed of the noble's son. As the plague and warfare cut a swathe of destruction throughout the land, the mercenaries hole up in a ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, intense, sexy, captivating ...
Plot: betrayal, rape, life is a bitch, vengeance, adventure, escapades, kidnapping, strong sexual content, gang, soldier, love triangle, siege ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 80s, 18th century
Place: italy, europe
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 7.3
 529K
Troy (2004)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, Malta, UK
Duration: 163 min.
Story: In year 1250 B.C. during the late Bronze age, two emerging nations begin to clash. Paris, the Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband Menelaus, and sail with him back to Troy. After Menelaus finds out that his wife was ...
Style: epic, exciting, heroic, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: sword fight, mythology, ancient history, ancient, warrior, courage, greek mythology, war, betrayal, battlefield, forbidden love, conquering ...
Time: ancient times, middle ages
Place: ancient greece, greece, paris france, europe
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 7.3
 23K
Loft (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Five close friends, all of them married, share a loft to meet their mistresses. One day they find the body of a young woman in the loft. Since there are only five keys to the loft, the five men begin to suspect each other of murder.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, cynical, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: mistress, betrayal, uncover truth, infidelity, investigation, adultery, surveillance, blackmail, architect, friendship, multiple suspects, secret place ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
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 9.2
 2.0M
Game of Thrones (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, captivating, stylized, breathtaking ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: dragon, intrigue, incest, medieval, power struggle, political intrigue, fantasy world, conflict, king, vicious, throne, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
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 6.8
 128K
The Score (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An aging thief hopes to retire and live off his ill-gotten wealth when a young kid convinces him into doing one last heist.
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, intense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safecracker, betrayal, robbery, heist, one last job, thief, race against time, crimes, cons and scams, bank robbery, group of criminals, jewelry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: quebec, north america
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 7.8
 292K
The Fugitive (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Wrongfully accused of murdering his wife, Richard Kimble escapes from the law in an attempt to find her killer and clear his name. Pursuing him is a team of U.S. marshals led by Deputy Samuel Gerard, a determined detective who will not rest until ...
Style: suspenseful, neo noir, twists and turns, suspense, cerebral ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: on the run, betrayal, fugitives, escape, conspiracy, manhunt, framed for murder, frame up, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, escapades, hospital ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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The Rising of The Shield Hero (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Iwatani Naofumi was summoned into a parallel world along with 3 other people to become the world's Heroes. Each of the heroes respectively equipped with their own legendary equipment when summoned, Naofumi received the Legendary Shield as his ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, feel good, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: betrayal, heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, friendship, fantasy world, society, vengeance, youth, murder, death, escapades ...
Place: japan
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 7.7
 4K
91 Days (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: During Prohibition, the law held no power and the mafia ruled the town. The story takes place in Lawless, a town thriving on black market sales of illicitly brewed liquor. Avilio returns to Lawless after some time away, following the murder of his ...
Style: suspense, tense, thought provoking, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: betrayal, mafia, tragedy, gunfight, murder, gangsters, brutality, crime boss, life & death, anger, family, violence ...
Time: 1920s, 19th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by their family's blind ambition, compete for the love of the ...
Style: sexy, romantic, stylized, sexual, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: royal court, love triangle, royal family, king, queen, intrigue, siblings relations, marriage, seduction, betrayal, aristocracy, medieval ...
Time: 16th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, rome italy, london, france, europe
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 7.4
 172K
Gossip Girl (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Gossip Girl is an American teen drama television series based on the book series of the same name written by Cecily von Ziegesar. The series, created by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, originally ran on The CW for six seasons from September 19, ...
Style: romantic, witty, talky, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: high school, popularity, gossip and rumors, teenage love, high school life, friends, youth, love triangle, lifestyle, adolescence, betrayal, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In this reboot of the '80s series, a magic sword transforms an orphan girl into warrior She-Ra, who unites a rebellion to fight against evil.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: kids, teens, chick flick
Plot: adventure, betrayal, rebellion, save the world, planet, good versus evil, female warrior, heroic mission, magic, rescue, best friend, princess ...
Time: 2010s
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 8.5
 1.0M
The Lion King (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young lion cub named Simba can't wait to be king. But his uncle craves the title for himself and will stop at nothing to get it.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: disney, friendship, lion, family, adventure, betrayal, talking animals, jungle, good versus evil, love, pride and honor, prince ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 246K
The 100 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the books by Kass Morgan, this show takes place 100 years in the future, when the Earth has been abandoned due to radioactivity. The last surviving humans live on an ark orbiting the planet — but the ark won't last forever. So the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, fate of humanity, leadership, human existence, youth, nuclear holocaust, space station, rivalry, society, outer space, young heroes ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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 7.9
 16K
Versailles (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a young Louis XIV on his journey to become the most powerful monarch in Europe, from his battles with the fronde through his development into the Sun King. Historical and fictional characters guide us in a world of betrayal and ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, intellectual, stylized ...
Plot: royal family, royal court, intrigue, king, rivalry, betrayal, ambition, political intrigue, state affairs, graphic violence, rise to the top, king of france ...
Time: 17th century
Place: versailles, france
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Curse of the Golden Flower (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 114 min.
Story: During China's Tang dynasty the emperor has taken the princess of a neighboring province as wife. She has borne him two sons and raised his eldest. Now his control over his dominion is complete, including the royal family itself.
Style: sexy, colourful, absurd, captivating, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: martial arts, betrayal, royal family, forbidden love, empress, incest, dysfunctional family, sword fight, empire, fight, kung fu, execution ...
Time: 1930s, 7th century, 10th century, middle ages
Place: china, asia, tokyo, ancient china
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 6.5
 147K
Crimson Peak (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds… and ...
Style: gothic, dark fantasy, atmospheric, gothic horror, macabre ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, incest, supernatural, murder, brother sister incest, psychopath, old mansion, betrayal, estate, ghost story, supernatural romance ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, usa
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3000 Miles to Graceland (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: It was an ingenious enough plan: rob the Riviera Casino's count room during an Elvis impersonator convention. But Thomas Murphy decided to keep all the money for himself and shot all his partners, including recently-freed ex-con Michael Zane. ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, heist, crimes, robbery, cons and scams, casino, kidnapping, chase, disguise, court, criminal heroes, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, idaho, nevada, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 372K
Maleficent (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The untold story of Disney's most iconic villain from the 1959 classic 'Sleeping Beauty'. A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading ...
Style: fairy tale, dark fantasy, captivating, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: witch, disney, princess, fairy, good versus evil, fantasy world, imaginary kingdom, magical, wizards and magicians, magical creature, queen, heroine ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: france, europe, scotland
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 6.6
 74K
Derailed (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, they are forced to turn the tables on him to save their families.
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, rough, serious, twist ending ...
Plot: infidelity, blackmail, dangerous attraction, adultery, betrayal, crimes, family in danger, disorder, police investigation, couples, rape, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
Is relevant ?
 8.5
 3K
Empress Ki (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: The story of the woman that would become Empress Ki, and her struggles as she worked her way through war, political conspiracies, and the imperial palace to become Empress of China. This Korean Drama re-imagines the historical figure as a fierce, ...
Style: suspenseful, romantic, harsh, multicultural, semi serious ...
Plot: empress, love, palace intrigue, love triangle, female warrior, chinese emperor, historical figure, betrayal, crown prince, throne, sword fight, female protagonist ...
Time: 14th century
Place: korea, china
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 7.1
 156K
Allied (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In 1942, an intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war.
Style: suspense, sexy, emotional, scenic, tense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: spy, world war two, nazi, espionage, betrayal, love, french, double agent, military, secret mission, female agent, female spy ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, future
Place: france, england, london, berlin germany, paris france ...
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Gangs of New York (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: It's 1863. America was born in the streets. Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points of America to seek vengeance against the psychotic gangland kingpin, Bill the Butcher, who murdered his father years earlier. With an eager pickpocket by ...
Style: tense, stylized, rough, epic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, vengeance, organized crime, revenge, street gang, betrayal, gang war, crime boss, courage, criminal heroes, social decay ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 50s, 1860s, 1840s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: In 1429 a teenage girl from a remote French village stood before her King with a message she claimed came from God; that she would defeat the world's greatest army and liberate her country from its political and religious turmoil. Following her ...
Style: epic, captivating, factual, rough, realistic ...
Plot: medieval, religion, joan of arc, betrayal, battles, god, war, courage, politics, siege, heroic mission, heresy ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: france, england, new orleans, europe, paris france
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 74K
The Tudors (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Tudors is a history-based drama series following the young, vibrant King Henry VIII, a competitive and lustful monarch who navigates the intrigues of the English court and the human heart with equal vigor and justifiable suspicion.
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: king, historical character, intrigue, royal family, tudors, love triangle, queen, royal court, heir, power struggle, couple relations, betrayal ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 3K
Gangsta. (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In the crime-ridden, mafia-governed city of Ergastulum, Worick and Nicolas are two "handymen" known as "Benriya" who would take any dirty job from either police or mafia -- for a good price. After an assignment from police the ...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspense, seinen ...
Plot: police, gang, murder, criminal, prostitution, betrayal, teamwork, death, gunfight, mafia, distopia, conspiracy ...
Place: japan
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