Intrigue movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant intrigue movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, stylized, clever and surprise ending films and TV shows about / with intrigue, husband wife relationship, dishonesty, couples, rivalry, family relations, love and romance, infidelity, female nudity and state affairs plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as intrigue: Game of Thrones (2011), Reign (2013), Magnificent Century (2011), The Other Boleyn Girl (2008), Dallas (1978), Deception (2008), Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010), The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch (2008), Victoria & Abdul (2017), One Tree Hill (2003).
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Spartacus: War of the Damned
Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
USA
55 min.
 8.5
The Americans
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
44 min.
 8.4
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Mary Queen of Scots
Biography, Drama, History
UK
Pine Gap
Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Australia
360 min.
 6.3

List of intrigue movies

 9.5
 1.4M
Game of Thrones
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: stylized, twists and turns, atmospheric, captivating, surprise ending ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: intrigue, kingdom, betrayal, strong sexual content, politics, incest, dragon, medieval, sex scene, political intrigue, abuse of power, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: middle ages
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 7.5
 38K
Reign
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Mary, Queen of Scots, faces political and sexual intrigue in the treacherous world of the French court.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, tense, sexy ...
Plot: intrigue, palaces castles and temples, royal family, queen, royal court, rivalry, female protagonist, love triangle, aristocracy, state affairs, politics, arranged marriage ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe, scotland
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Magnificent Century
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Muhteşem Yüzyıl is a prime time historical Turkish television series. It was originally broadcast on Show TV and then transferred to Star TV. It is based on the life of Suleiman the Magnificent, the longest reigning Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, ...
Style: realistic, serious, based on true events, emotional, dramatic ...
Plot: sultan, intrigue, political unrest, state affairs, couple relations, battles, political intrigue, palace intrigue, love and romance, turk, turkish, power struggle ...
Time: 16th century
Place: istanbul turkey, ottoman empire, turkey
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The Other Boleyn Girl
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: captivating, factual, romantic, sexy, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: royal court, british history, intrigue, marriage, adultery, politics, queen, love triangle, sisters, palace intrigue, siblings relations, royal family ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
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 7.0
 10K
Dallas
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The world's first mega-soap, and one of the most popular ever produced, Dallas had it all. Beautiful women, expensive cars, and men playing Monopoly with real buildings. Famous for one of the best cliffhangers in TV history, as the world asked ...
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, uplifting, non-linear ...
Plot: intrigue, family business, family relations, oil industry, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, couple relations, parents and children, family feud, rich and poor, hypocrisy, mogul ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, texas, southern usa, medical school, dallas texas
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 6.1
 36K
Deception
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: As a corporate auditor who works in a number of different offices, Jonathan McQuarry wanders without an anchor among New York's power brokers. A chance meeting with charismatic lawyer Wyatt Bose leads to Jonathan's introduction to The ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, erotic ...
Plot: betrayal, secrets, intrigue, twists & turns, police investigation, cons and scams, frame up, deception, heist, hotel, danger, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, spain, usa, new york, antarctica
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Spartacus: War of the Damned
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Spartacus is an American television series inspired by the historical figure of Spartacus, a Thracian gladiator who from 73 to 71 BCE led a major slave uprising against the Roman Republic departing from Capua.
Style: epic, realistic, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, gladiator, ancient rome, rebellion, gory, intrigue, battles, sword and sandal, arena, ambition, rebel, slavery ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
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The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After a powerful billionaire is murdered, his secret adoptive son must race to prove his legitimacy, find his father's killers and stop them from taking over his financial empire.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: intrigue, vengeance, millionaire, chases and races, dishonesty, obsessive quest, life philosophy, crimes, danger, murder, rivalry, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, hong kong, croatia
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Victoria & Abdul
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.
Style: atmospheric, based on true events, stylized, touching, melancholic
Plot: queen victoria, queen of england, british history, hindu, intergenerational friendship, interracial friendship, servant, friendship, woman, intrigue, old age, royal court ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: india, scotland, buckingham palace, taj mahal, florence italy
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 7.7
 65K
One Tree Hill
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in the fictional small town of Tree Hill, North Carolina, this teen-driven drama tells the story of two half brothers, who share a last name and nothing else. Brooding, blue-collar Lucas is a talented street-side basketball player, but his ...
Style: sincere, touching, captivating, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, rivalry, love triangle, step siblings, high school, basketball, suburbs, friendship, intrigue, couple relations, sibling relationship, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
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 8.4
 66K
The Americans
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Set during the Cold War period in the 1980s, The Americans is the story of Elizabeth and Philip Jennings, two Soviet KGB officers posing as an American married couple in the suburbs of Washington D.C. and their neighbor, Stan Beeman, an FBI ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: secret agents, undercover, kgb, espionage, fbi, working undercover, double life, cold war, russian spy, couple relations, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, soviet union, washington d.c.
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 6.3
 11K
Greedy
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Meet the McTeagues. They've come to stake a claim in their wealthy uncle's will… only he's not dead yet!
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, clever ...
Plot: eccentric family, family relations, parents and children, inheritance, cons and scams, disorder, greed, grandfather, wealth, money, millionaire, intrigue ...
Time: 90s
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 6.1
 1K
Angelique
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Czech Republic, Austria
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The incredible destiny of Angélique: a beautiful girl who found in her love for Joffrey Peyrac the strength to fight injustice and submission in a century plagued by power struggles, inequality and the oppression.
Style: stylized, baroque, romantic, compassionate, touching ...
Plot: forced marriage, fall in love, royal court, love and romance, romance, society, tragic love, intrigue, nobility, passion, husband wife relationship, true love ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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 5.6
 176K
Bad Teacher
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A lazy, incompetent middle school teacher who hates her job and her students is forced to return to her job to make enough money for a boob job after her rich fiancé dumps her.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school, teachers and students, female teacher, school teacher, workplace situations, stereotypes, midlife crisis, incompetence, foul language, greed, unsupportive coworkers, selfish woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey, illinois, chicago illinois
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 7.8
 90K
The Best Offer
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Virgil Oldman is a world renowned antiques expert and auctioneer. An eccentric genius, he leads a solitary life, going to extreme lengths to keep his distance from the messiness of human relationships. When appointed by the beautiful but emotionally ...
Style: psychological, enigmatic, melancholic, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: manipulation, adult virgin, older man younger woman relationship, loneliness, mysterious character, solitude, forgery, mystery, psychology, happiness, art theft, art collector ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: italy, vienna, europe, prague czech republic
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The Man in the High Castle
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on Philip K. Dick's award-winning novel, The Man in the High Castle explores what it would be like if the Allied Powers had lost WWII, and Japan and Germany ruled the United States.
Style: serious, suspenseful, thought provoking, captivating, tense
Plot: secret identity, alternate reality, espionage, forgery, intrigue, working undercover, dishonesty, political intrigue, rivalry, disorder, betrayal, danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, japan
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 7.4
 2K
Wild Angel
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Muñeca Brava is an award-winning Argentine telenovela, produced by Telefe in 1998 - 1999. The television series was broadcast in more than 80 countries over the world, enjoying high ratings. The show was written by Enrique Oscar Torres and ...
Style: light, humorous, sentimental, romantic, funny
Audience: teens
Plot: forbidden love, sibling relationship, adult child friendship, grandmother grandson relationship, parent child relationship, class differences, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love and romance, love affair, social relations, family relations, friendship between girls ...
Is relevant ?
 8.7
 135K
Downton Abbey
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
Story: A chronicle of the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the post-Edwardian era—with great events in history having an effect on their lives and on the British social hierarchy.
Style: tragicomedy, stylized, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: estate, family relations, parents and children, master and servant, social differences, family life, intrigue, aristocracy, love and romance, inheritance, traditional versus modern, engaged ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 20s, 1920s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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 8.4
 11K
The Good Fight
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Picking up one year after the events of the final broadcast episode of "The Good Wife", an enormous financial scam has destroyed the reputation of a young lawyer, Maia Rindell, while simultaneously wiping out her mentor and godmother Diane ...
Style: light, captivating, entertaining, exciting
Plot: law firm, lawyer, investigation, courtroom, female protagonist, business partner, scandal, intrigue, love affair, government, mistrust, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century
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 7.2
 7K
Dynasty
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: The reboot follows two of America’s wealthiest families, the Carringtons and the Colbys, as they feud for control over their fortune and their children focusing on Fallon Carrington, the daughter of billionaire Blake Carrington, and her soon-to-be ...
Style: cynical, twists and turns, captivating, artsy
Plot: rich, secret, intrigue, family business, brother sister relationship, father daughter relationship, love triangle, family relations, twists & turns, fashion, dysfunctional family, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Jane the Virgin
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A comedy-drama following a chaste young woman who is accidentally impregnated via artificial insemination as she struggles to inform her devoutly religious family and make the right choices concerning the child. Based on the telenovela "Juana ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: life turned upside down, pregnancy, artificial insemination, love and romance, disorder, virgin, love triangle, female protagonist, unlikely couple, intrigue, investigation, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, miami
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Big Little Lies
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Subversive, darkly comedic drama Big Little Lies tells the tale of three mothers of first graders whose apparently perfect lives unravel to the point of murder.
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, disturbing, enigmatic
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: female friendship, new life, family life, secret, mystery, crumbling marriage, unhappy marriage, parents, domestic violence, parent child relationship, marriage, adultery ...
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 62K
Ray Donovan
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in the sprawling mecca of the rich and famous, Ray Donovan does the dirty work for LA's top power players, and makes their problems disappear. His father's unexpected release from prison sets off a chain of events that shakes the ...
Style: captivating, tense, clever, serious, realistic ...
Plot: power relations, family secret, millionaire, teamwork, dysfunctional family, family problems, intrigue, parents and children, identity crisis, cover up, drugs/alcohol, hollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
Is relevant ?
 8.4
 269K
Homeland
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: CIA officer Carrie Mathison is tops in her field despite being bipolar, which makes her volatile and unpredictable. With the help of her long-time mentor Saul Berenson, Carrie fearlessly risks everything, including her personal well-being and even ...
Style: captivating, serious, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: cia, terrorism, danger, national security, mole, investigation, espionage, intrigue, treason, mission, mentally unstable, against the rules ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, israel, iraq, virginia, langley virginia ...
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The King Is Dancing
Genre: Drama, History, Music
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Louis XIV, the French sun-king has two passions, establishing absolute rule over the realm -after decades of religious/civil wars- by divine right and artistic brilliancy as a dancer
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, baroque, captivating ...
Plot: king, dancing, rise and fall, royal family, musician's life, intrigue, love affair, state affairs, forbidden love, infidelity, love triangle, tragic love ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, versailles
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 8.4
 25K
The Young Pope
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Spain, UK, USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Lenny Belardo, the youngest and first American Pope in the history of the Church, must establish his new papacy and navigate the power struggles of the closed, secretive Vatican.
Style: captivating, psychological, satirical, surreal, tragicomedy
Plot: vatican, catholic church, cigarette smoking, tongue in cheek, nun, orphan, sex scene, best friends, intrigue, life philosophy, abuse of power, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy
Is relevant ?
 8.8
 145K
Twin Peaks
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: The body of Laura Palmer is washed up on a beach near the small Washington state town of Twin Peaks. FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper is called in to investigate her strange demise only to uncover a web of mystery that ultimately leads him deep into ...
Style: surreal, twists and turns, psychological, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, murder, special agents, mystery, crime, who done it, supernatural, agent, paranormal investigation, murder mystery, mysterious character, manipulations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s, year 1989
Place: usa, washington state
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Gogol. The Beginning
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The year 1829. Nikolay Gogol, a young Third Section clerk, is desperate: his own books seem shallow and mediocre, so he keeps buying entire print runs just to burn them all. He is suffering from violent epileptic seizures and struggles to keep on ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, surprise ending, disturbing, captivating
Plot: mysticism, good versus evil, writers, witch, investigation, secrets, nightmare, dreams, femme fatale, murder, intrigue
Time: 19th century
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Half Moon Street
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dr. Lauren Slaughter, a research fellow at the Arab-Anglo Institute in London is utterly frustrated by her job. To supplement her income, she starts moonlighting at the Jasmine Escort Service, where she has more control over men and money than she ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, erotic, sexy ...
Plot: prostitution, romance, espionage, intrigue, politics, male nudity, witnessing a crime, destiny, adaptation, british, conspiracy theory, conspiracy ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england, europe, middle east
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 5.6
 1K
Caprice
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Doris Day stars as Patricia Foster, an industrial designer, when see sells a secret cosmetics formula to a competitor the troubles never stop.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: intrigue, espionage, verbal byplay, screwball, working undercover, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, undercover, prodigy, contests and competitions, drug dealing ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france, paris france, switzerland
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