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, stylized, exciting, intense and entertaining films and TV shows about / with betrayal, rivalry, dishonesty, murder, vengeance, death, mentor, dialogue, catastrophe and revenge plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as betrayal: Awake (2007), Game of Thrones (2011), Gossip Girl (2007), Revenge (1990), The Count of Monte Cristo (2002), Troy (2004), Flesh+Blood (1985), The Tudors (2007), Maleficent (2014), The Passion of the Christ (2004).

List of betrayal movies

 6.5
 70K
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: psychological, disturbing, twist ending, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: betrayal, dishonesty, uncover truth, surgery, couple relations, doctors and patients, parents and children, hospital, cons and scams, doctor patient relationship, conspiracy, health situation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 9.4
 1.6M
Game of Thrones (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 57 min.
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: atmospheric, twists and turns, captivating, sexual, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: dragon, intrigue, incest, betrayal, adventure, political intrigue, king, killings, royal family, politics, rivalry, throne ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
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 7.4
 142K
Gossip Girl (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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: witty, talky, stylized, serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama, date night
Plot: teenage love, betrayal, popularity, friends, youth, love triangle, high school, party, gossip and rumors, school, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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 6.2
 15K
Revenge (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
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, serious, suspense, erotic, intense ...
Plot: betrayal, dangerous attraction, infidelity, love triangle, couple relations, friendship, vengeance, revenge, dishonesty, desert, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: mexico, latin america
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The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Ireland, Switzerland
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, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, secret, treasure, false accusation, prison, confined, treason, adventure, mentor, convict, frame up, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 18th century
Place: france, marseille, europe, paris france
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 7.2
 458K
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, rough, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: warrior, betrayal, sword fight, mythology, tragic hero, courage, forbidden love, army, ancient, heroes, heroic, war ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
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 6.7
 15K
Flesh+Blood (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Spain, USA
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: realistic, rough, serious, bloody, brutal ...
Plot: betrayal, kidnapping, plague, soldier, rape, life is a bitch, strong sexual content, vengeance, love triangle, intrigue, escapades, mercenary ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, middle ages, 80s, 18th century
Place: italy, europe
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 8.1
 64K
The Tudors (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 60 min.
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: stylized, captivating, serious, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: queen, intrigue, royal family, betrayal, love triangle, royal court, historical character, king, couple relations, throne, power struggle, womanizer ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, renaissance
Place: england, europe
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 7.0
 310K
Maleficent (2014)
Genre: Action, 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: stylized, captivating, serious, exciting, fairy tale ...
Plot: fairy, witch, good versus evil, magical, dark fantasy, fantasy world, betrayal, curses spells and rituals, princess, in the woods, king, heroine ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: france
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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: bleak, epic, factual, rough, biblical ...
Plot: christianity, betrayal, torture, bible, religion, suffering, sacrifice, jesus, clergy, religions or cults, roman empire, redemption ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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 7.7
 184K
The 100 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, danger, leadership, space station, young heroes, betrayal, rivalry, youth, rebellion, against the rules, fate of humanity ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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 7.1
 3K
W.I.T.C.H. (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: W.I.T.C.H. is a European animated magical girl television series based on the Italian comic book series of the same name created by Gary Tomlin and Elisabetta Gnone. The series was produced by SIP Animation in association with and participation from ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, comic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, heroes, adventure, teenage life, parallel world, team, betrayal, imaginary, family, friends, rescue mission, freedom fighter ...
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 8.5
 860K
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, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: king, good versus evil, friendship, betrayal, adventure, prince, family, lion, redemption, tragic event, pride and honor, jungle ...
Time: 1990s
Place: africa
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 7.0
 12K
Valmont (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Set in Baroque France, a scheming widow and her lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman. The lover, Valmont, bets that he can seduce her, even though she is an honorable woman. If he wins, he can have his lover to do as ...
Style: stylized, clever, baroque, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, virginity, hypocrisy, romance, mind game, manipulations, couple relations, love triangle, tragedy, wager, vengeance ...
Time: 18th century, 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A rogue prince reluctantly joins forces with a mysterious princess and together, they race against dark forces to safeguard an ancient dagger capable of releasing the Sands of Time – gift from the gods that can reverse time and allow its possessor ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, epic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: betrayal, adventure, time travel, rivalry, fall in love, heir heiress, heroes, prince, love and romance, destiny, princess, on the run ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia, asia, egypt, middle east
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 8.7
 143K
Rome (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.
Style: epic, sexual, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: roman empire, incest, betrayal, intrigue, emperor, rivalry, warrior, treason, power struggle, political conspiracy, slavery, ancient rome ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c., 1st century
Place: europe, egypt, italy
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Personal Taste (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Personal Taste is a 2010 South Korean television series, starring Son Ye-jin and Lee Min-ho. It is adapted from Lee Se-in's 2007 novel of the same name about a furniture designer, Park Kae-in, who lives together with architect Jeon Jin-ho under ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, romantic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: true love, opposites attract, love and romance, betrayal, naivete, roommate, self esteem, romance, wooing, fall in love, dishonesty, architect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
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 8.2
 101K
Revolt (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In Medieval Japan, an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates how their new-found power will corrupt them.
Style: epic, atmospheric, captivating, stylized, emotional ...
Plot: betrayal, greed, vengeance, samurai, insanity, chaos, warrior, arranged marriage, suicide, throne, rivalry, funeral ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages
Place: japan, feudal japan, asia, tokyo
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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, clever, serious, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, extramarital affair, perfect crime, crime, murder, plan gone awry, crimes, love affair, artist, jealousy, jealous spouse ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
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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: sexual, sexy, stylized, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: queen, love triangle, royal court, royal family, seduction, intrigue, king, jealousy, siblings relations, mistress, ambition, betrayal ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, france, london
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 7.5
 36K
Dark Matter (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: The six-person crew of a derelict spaceship awakens from stasis in the farthest reaches of space. Their memories wiped clean, they have no recollection of who they are or how they got on board. The only clue to their identities is a cargo bay full ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, ambiguous ending, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, space wars, memory loss, betrayal, martial arts, danger, female fighter, survival, friendship, adventure, time travel ...
Time: future
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Return to Eden (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 267 min.
Story: Stephanie Harper is rich but insecure 40 year old heiress with two failed marriages behind her. Stephanie believes that she has found true love with tennis pro Greg Marsden, but after the wedding, Greg promptly begins an affair with Stephanie’s ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: betrayal, attempted murder, crimes, crumbling marriage, presumed dead, dishonesty, greed, hidden identity, rivalry, revenge, romance, fashion model ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
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 7.9
 7K
The Take (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Freddie Jackson is just out of prison. He's done his time, made the right connections and now he's ready to use them. His wife Jackie dreams of having her husband home but she's forgotten the rows and the girls Freddie can't ...
Style: serious, captivating, rough, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, mafia, betrayal, respect, power struggle, criminal heroes, relatives, crimes, dishonesty, ex convict, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, london, east end london
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The Real McCoy (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Karen McCoy is released from prison with nothing but the clothes on her back. Before being incarcerated Karen was the bank robber of her time, but now she wishes for nothing more than to settle down and start a new life. Unfortunately between a ...
Style: suspenseful, entertaining, suspense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: bank robbery, betrayal, dishonesty, crimes, chase, rivalry, disorder, heist, vengeance, bank, kidnapping, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, london, new jersey
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The Shannara Chronicles (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A young Healer armed with an unpredictable magic guides a runaway Elf in her perilous quest to save the peoples of the Four Lands from an age-old Demon scourge.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, good versus evil, imaginary, danger, elf, betrayal, love triangle, demon, rivalry, black magic, heroes ...
Time: future
Place: san francisco
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 5.7
 39K
Ben-Hur (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A falsely accused nobleman survives years of slavery to take vengeance on his best friend who betrayed him.
Style: epic, exciting, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, betrayal, vengeance, confined, false accusation, dishonesty, ancient rome, moral dilemma, male friendship, sibling rivalry, resistance fighter, justice ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: italy, greece, jerusalem, palestine, israel
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The Social Network (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room as a small site among ...
Style: intellectual, clever, realistic, serious, talky ...
Plot: programmer, computers and web, ambition, rise to the top, computer genius, hacker, inventions and discoveries, social relations, creator, ego clash, betrayal, businessman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: usa, harvard university, california, massachusetts, new york
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 6.1
 98K
Eraser (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: U.S. Marshall John Kruger erases the identities of people enrolled in the Witness Protection Program. His current assignment is to protect Lee Cullen, who's uncovered evidence that the weapons manufacturer she works for has been selling to ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: betrayal, treason, conspiracy, witnessing a crime, gunfight, witness protection, witness, arms dealer, on the run, corporate crime, deception, one man army ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, twentieth century, 1990s, year 1996 ...
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c., california
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 7.3
 10K
Forbidden Love (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Having lost his wife eleven years ago, Adnan devoted all his attention to his daughter Nihal and his son Bülent. Adnan, who lives in one of the most prominent mansions along the Bosporus in Istanbul with a relative's son Behlül, and his ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, sexy, tragic ending, talky
Plot: betrayal, adultery, unrequited love, family drama, rivalry, mother daughter conflict, jousting, passion, tragic love, revenge, loveless marriage, stepmother ...
Place: istanbul turkey
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Strange Magic (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A love potion works its devious charms on fairies, elves and the swamp-dwelling Bog King as they all try to possess the potion for themselves.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, not serious, stylized
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, imaginary, true love, betrayal, imaginary kingdom, love potion, family, danger, heroes, rivalry, disorder, elf ...
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