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 captivating films and TV shows about / with betrayal, dishonesty, rivalry, murder, vengeance, dialogue, storytelling, mentor, death and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as betrayal: The Count of Monte Cristo (2002), Revenge (1990), Flesh+Blood (1985), Awake (2007), Game of Thrones (2011), Troy (2004), A Perfect Murder (1998), The Passion of the Christ (2004), Gossip Girl (2007), Rome (2005).

List of betrayal movies

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, realistic, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, treasure, vengeance, false accusation, adventure, prison, frame up, confined, treason, lone hero, mentor, convict ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, marseille, paris france
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 6.2
 16K
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, couple relations, love triangle, infidelity, friendship, vengeance, revenge, dishonesty, desert, extramarital affair, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: mexico, latin america
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 6.7
 16K
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: realistic, atmospheric, intense, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: betrayal, soldier, adventure, life is a bitch, vengeance, escapades, rape, love triangle, kidnapping, plague, strong sexual content, knight ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 1500s, 80s, 18th century
Place: italy, europe
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 6.5
 71K
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, disturbing, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: betrayal, uncover truth, dishonesty, hospital, couple relations, surgery, doctors and patients, parents and children, conspiracy, doctor patient relationship, surgical operation, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 9.3
 1.7M
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: sexual, atmospheric, stylized, captivating, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: intrigue, dragon, adventure, incest, king, political intrigue, betrayal, fantasy world, sex scene, royal family, killings, imaginary ...
Time: 2010s, middle ages
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 7.2
 471K
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, serious, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: warrior, mythology, army, betrayal, sword fight, courage, tragic hero, forbidden love, conquering, ancient, battlefield, heroic ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
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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, surprise ending ...
Plot: extramarital affair, betrayal, crime, infidelity, love affair, perfect crime, cheating on husband, murder, plan gone awry, crimes, artist, jealousy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
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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, biblical, factual, rough ...
Plot: christianity, jesus christ, betrayal, torture, sacrifice, bible, jesus, religion, suffering, religions or cults, roman empire, death ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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 7.4
 146K
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, stylized, talky, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama, date night
Plot: youth, teenage love, high school, popularity, love triangle, betrayal, friends, lifestyle, gossip and rumors, party, love and romance, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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 8.7
 148K
Rome (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 52 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, exciting, captivating, sexual, stylized ...
Plot: roman empire, incest, emperor, betrayal, historical character, intrigue, warrior, ancient rome, power struggle, rivalry, slavery, political conspiracy ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c., 1st century
Place: europe, italy, egypt
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 7.7
 191K
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, youth, leadership, danger, space station, betrayal, young heroes, rivalry, rebellion, against the rules, heroes ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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 7.1
 3K
W.I.T.C.H. (2004)
Genre: Animation, Short, 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, team, youth, betrayal, parallel world, freedom fighter, supernatural ability, friends, rescue mission ...
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 8.1
 66K
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, royal court, historical character, king, royal family, intrigue, love triangle, throne, betrayal, couple relations, power struggle, womanizer ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, renaissance
Place: england, europe
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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, virginity, infidelity, hypocrisy, romance, mind game, manipulations, couple relations, love triangle, tragedy, manipulation, wager ...
Time: 18th century, 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Dangerous Liaisons (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Canada
Duration: 182 min.
Story: Updated adaptation of Choderlos de Laclos' classic 18th Century tale of seduction, betrayal and revenge set in the modern 1960s world of Parisian high society. The beautiful Madame de Merteuil seeks vengeance against her ex-lover Gercourt when ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, sexy, captivating, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, love and romance, lifestyle, mind game, love triangle, infidelity, cynicism, womanizer, liar, seduction, intrigue, manipulations ...
Time: 18th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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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: betrayal, crime, mafia, crimes, gangsters, criminal heroes, respect, power struggle, relatives, the underworld, mob boss, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, london, east end london
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 8.5
 896K
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: adventure, lion, family, good versus evil, disney, friendship, betrayal, pride and honor, prince, jungle, king, redemption ...
Time: 1990s
Place: africa
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 6.1
 1K
The Borgia (2006)
Genre: Biography, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A portrait of the bloody dynasty that spawned a pope, Alexander VI, as well as the role model for Machiavelli's "The Prince," his son Cesare Borgia, and a legend of femme duplicity, daughter Lucrezia Borgia.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, disturbing
Plot: betrayal, leadership, rivalry, society, state affairs, dishonesty, downfall, uninhibited rivalry, royal family, family relations, religions or cults, ambition ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: italy
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 7.0
 329K
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: fairy tale, captivating, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Plot: fairy, witch, magical, good versus evil, fantasy world, dark fantasy, imaginary kingdom, princess, disney, imaginary, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: france, europe
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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, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: betrayal, bank robbery, crimes, dishonesty, chase, rivalry, disorder, heist, vengeance, bank, kidnapping, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, london, new jersey
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 6.5
 159K
Need for Speed (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The film revolves around a local street-racer who partners with a rich and arrogant business associate, only to find himself framed by his colleague and sent to prison. After he gets out, he joins a New York-to-Los Angeles race to get revenge. But ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, car chase, betrayal, frame up, rivalry, ex convict, chases and races, contests and competitions, cross country, justice, race against time, street racing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona, manhattan new york city, san francisco
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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, realistic, semi serious, romantic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: true love, opposites attract, love and romance, betrayal, roommate, naivete, self esteem, romance, wooing, fall in love, dishonesty, architect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
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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: exciting, twists and turns, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, heist, crime, cons and scams, crimes, robbery, disguise, trial, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, gang, brat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa
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 8.2
 105K
Revolt (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
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: greed, betrayal, vengeance, samurai, insanity, chaos, loyalty, warrior, murder, funeral, suicide, siege ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages
Place: japan, feudal japan, asia, tokyo
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The Ghost Writer (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A writer stumbles upon a long-hidden secret when he agrees to help former British Prime Minister Adam Lang complete his memoirs on a remote island after the politician's assistant drowns in a mysterious accident. In director Roman ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, twists and turns, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: betrayal, investigation, cia, suspicion, uncover truth, secret, state affairs, writer's life, political conspiracy, assistant, who to trust, politics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, massachusetts, usa, yale university, oxford university ...
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Gangs of New York (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Italy
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, rough, suspense, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vengeance, gang war, organized crime, revenge, betrayal, gangsters, army, social decay, corruption, mob boss, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1860s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, king, royal court, love triangle, royal family, seduction, intrigue, jealousy, siblings relations, ambition, family relations, betrayal ...
Time: 16th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, france, london
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Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: adventure, time travel, rivalry, betrayal, fall in love, princess, heroes, imaginary, love and romance, prince, destiny, on the run ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia, asia, egypt, middle east
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 7.8
 256K
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, exciting, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, escape, uncover truth, manhunt, protagonist as suspect, on the run, betrayal, framed for murder, fugitives, doctor, corruption, death sentence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
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 7.5
 37K
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, exciting, twists and turns, ambiguous ending, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, memory loss, space wars, betrayal, danger, survival, time travel, martial arts, adventure, friendship, female fighter ...
Time: future
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