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 captivating, serious, realistic, stylized, suspense and erotic films and TV shows about / with intrigue, rivalry, dishonesty, family relations, murder, royalty, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex and state affairs plots mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as intrigue: Game of Thrones (2011), Reign (2013), The Other Boleyn Girl (2008), Versailles (2015), The Tudors (2007), Dynasty (2017), Magnificent Century (2011), The Borgias (2011), The Blacklist (2013), Rome (2005).

List of intrigue movies

 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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 7.4
 49K
Reign (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Mary, Queen of Scots, faces political and sexual intrigue in the treacherous world of the French court.
Style: sexy, stylized, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: royal family, queen, female protagonist, intrigue, royal court, aristocracy, rivalry, state affairs, power struggle, love triangle, historical character, throne ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, scotland, europe
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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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 7.9
 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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 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
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 7.2
 22K
Dynasty (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: twists and turns, artsy, captivating, cynical
Audience: teens
Plot: rich, intrigue, family business, rivalry, family relations, love triangle, homosexual, brother sister relationship, father daughter relationship, fashion, investigation, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Magnificent Century (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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: stylized, captivating, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: sultan, palace intrigue, intrigue, power struggle, political intrigue, royal family, love and romance, couple relations, state affairs, political unrest, political conspiracy, military ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, turkey, constantinople, europe
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 7.9
 51K
The Borgias (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary, Ireland, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 15th century Italy at the height of the Renaissance, The Borgias chronicles the corrupt rise of patriarch Rodrigo Borgia to the papacy, where he proceeds to commit every sin in the book to amass and retain power, influence and enormous wealth ...
Style: serious, clever, captivating, epic, realistic ...
Plot: historical character, brother sister incest, siblings relations, intrigue, sex scene, rivalry, lust, incest, clergy, sin, incestuous sex, catholic church ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, florence
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 8.0
 242K
The Blacklist (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Raymond "Red" Reddington, one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives, surrenders in person at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He claims that he and the FBI have the same interests: bringing down dangerous criminals and terrorists. In ...
Style: tense, captivating, twists and turns, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, investigation, master criminal, special agents, unlikely partners, intrigue, mind game, crimes, partners, law enforcement, killings, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 8.7
 169K
Rome (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
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, sexual, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: roman empire, ancient rome, historical character, ancient history, emperor, warrior, intrigue, power struggle, incest, betrayal, rivalry, julius caesar ...
Time: 1st century b.c., 1st century, ancient times
Place: rome italy, italy, egypt, ancient greece, europe ...
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 8.3
 10K
Grand Hotel (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Grand Hotel is a Spanish drama television series directed by Carlos Sedes and starring Yon Gonzalez and Amaia Salamanca. It first aired on Antena 3 in Spain on 11 October 2011 and on Sky Arts 1 in the UK on 18 November 2012. The series, filmed at ...
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, realistic, heartbreaking
Plot: hotel, love and romance, investigation, intrigue, crimes, high society, master and servant, love affair, maid, heir, social differences, society ...
Time: edwardian era, 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
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Desperate Housewives (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Desperate Housewives is an American television comedy-drama-mystery series created by Marc Cherry and produced by ABC Studios and Cherry Productions. It aired Sundays at 9 P.M. Eastern/8 P.M. Central, on ABC from October 3, 2004, until May 13, 2012. ...
Style: witty, sexy, twists and turns, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: housewife, suburban life, neighbor, female friendship, social relations, family life, investigation, friends, family relations, lifestyle, couple relations, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa
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 8.0
 72K
Marco Polo (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An epic adventure that follows the early years of the famous explorer as he travels the exotic Silk Road to the great Kublai Khan’s court. But Marco soon finds that navigating the Khan’s world of greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry will ...
Style: exciting, captivating, epic, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: intrigue, culture clash, rivalry, kung fu master, adventure hero, palace, medieval, escapades, forbidden love, barbarian, strong violent content, adventure ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: mongolia, asia, venice, china, beijing china
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 8.5
 239K
Spartacus (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
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, sexy, heroic, sexual, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient rome, ancient history, gladiator, roman empire, rebellion, battles, slavery, sword fight, swords and armor, warrior, rebel, strong sexual content ...
Time: 1st century b.c., ancient times
Place: ancient greece
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 6.8
 115K
Exam (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The final candidates for a highly desirable corporate job are locked together in an exam room and given a test so simple and confusing that tension begins to unravel.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, mind bending, serious, captivating ...
Plot: mind game, psychology, surveillance, psychologist, rivalry, mystery, confinement indoors, ambition, intrigue, pandemic, human nature, survival ...
Time: future, contemporary
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 7.3
 129K
Bridgerton (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Wealth, lust, and betrayal set in the backdrop of Regency era England, seen through the eyes of the powerful Bridgerton family.
Style: sexy, captivating, romantic, light, visually appealing ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: society, love story, love and romance, love, aristocracy, sex scene, marriage, eligible bachelor, couple relations, family, wooing, relationships ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, georgian era
Place: england, london
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The White Queen (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set against the backdrop of the Wars of the Roses, the series is the story of the women caught up in the protracted conflict for the throne of England.
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, erotic, political ...
Plot: royal family, queen, royal court, aristocracy, throne, seduction, king, monarchy, intrigue, betrayal, love and romance, young woman ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: england, europe
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 8.5
 192K
Big Little Lies (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: disturbing, surprise ending, twists and turns, enigmatic, slasher ...
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: domestic violence, murder mystery, female friendship, housewife, family life, murder, marriage, crumbling marriage, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, infidelity, intrigue ...
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 7.8
 23K
Akame ga Kill! (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Young Tatsumi travels to the capital of the Empire in order to earn money for his starving people and encounters a world of unimaginable depravity, dominated by the ruthless Prime Minister who controls the child Emperor. Tatsumi is recruited by ...
Style: captivating, suspense, exciting, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, heroes, rescue, adventure, good versus evil, heroic mission, intrigue, escapades, undercover, rivalry, young heroes, supernatural ...
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A Christmas Prince (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a reporter goes undercover as a nanny to get the inside scoop on a playboy prince, she gets tangled in some royal intrigue and ends up finding love - but will she be able to keep up her lie?
Style: romantic, light, sweet, touching, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: christmas, prince, palace, snow, proposal, castle, intrigue, reporter, romance, coronation, dating show, love ...
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 6.6
 680
Poor Nastya (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Poor Nastya is a Russian telenovela originally aired from 31 October 2003 to 30 April 2004 on the STS. Based on the imperial setting of the 19th century, the series reached international success and was shown in Ukraine, China, Israel, Serbia, ...
Style: touching, romantic, sentimental, sincere
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, emperor, nobility, unspoken love, dream girl, intrigue, palace intrigue, love at first sight, girl heroine, love hate relationship, russian history, wealth ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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 8.8
 33K
Vinland Saga (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: For a thousand years, the Vikings have made quite a name and reputation for themselves as the strongest families with a thirst for violence. Thorfinn, the son of one of the Vikings' greatest warriors, spends his boyhood in a battlefield ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: norse mythology, sea battle, battles, power struggle, war, viking, intrigue, adventure, vandalism, leader, warrior, legends and myths ...
Place: scandinavia
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Gogol. The Beginning (2017)
Genre: 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: mystical, captivating, exciting, enigmatic, disturbing ...
Plot: mysticism, intrigue, witch, investigation, paranormal investigation, writers, murder, good versus evil, dark secret, paranormal phenomena, paranormal investigator, murder investigation ...
Time: 19th century
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 8.3
 86K
Ray Donovan (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, serious, tense, clever, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hollywood, identity crisis, crimes, power relations, blackmail, family secret, family problems, businessman, family relations, intrigue, expert, teamwork ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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 7.0
 4K
Grand Hotel (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A bold, provocative upstairs/downstairs drama set at the last family-owned hotel in multicultural Miami Beach. Wealthy and beautiful guests bask in luxury, but scandals, escalating debt and explosive secrets hide beneath the picture-perfect exterior.
Style: romantic, emotional, captivating, light, entertaining
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: intrigue, secrets, family business, family relations, unlikely couple, hotel, secret, love and romance, parents and children, latin, deep south, soap
Time: 21st century
Place: miami, florida
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The Way We Live Now (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: The Way We Live Now is a 2001 four-part television adaptation of the Anthony Trollope novel The Way We Live Now. The serial was first broadcast on the BBC and was directed by David Yates, written by Andrew Davies and produced by Nigel ...
Style: serious, realistic, biting, witty, captivating ...
Plot: lifestyle, intrigue, rich and poor, society, rise to the top, fall in love, power relations, life is a bitch, greed, couple relations, social differences, social decay ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: europe, england, london
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Sultan of My Heart (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Turkey, Russia
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
Story: Mahmud brings Anna to his palace to teach his children French. The Russian ambassador also sends him there with the pressure to 'spy on his country'.
Style: touching, captivating, sincere, emotional, tense ...
Plot: sultan, love and romance, strong female character, parent child relationship, female teacher, harem, parents and children, intrigue, society, female protagonist, love affair, rivalry ...
Time: 18th century
Place: turkey, ottoman empire
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 8.5
 518K
Vikings (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Vikings follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the sagas of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family, as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. As well as being a fearless ...
Style: atmospheric, heroic, captivating, exciting, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, viking, king, adventure, battles, norse mythology, legends and myths, historical character, heroes, sword and shield, tough heroes, leader ...
Time: middle ages, 7th century, 9th century, 8th century
Place: scandinavia, europe, iceland
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 7.4
 55K
Downton Abbey (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, China
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the King and Queen of England will unleash scandal, romance and intrigue that will leave the future of Downton hanging in the ...
Style: family saga, sincere, captivating, disturbing, atmospheric
Audience: chick flick
Plot: estate, aristocracy, servant, butler, aristocrat, intrigue, domestic servant, british royal family, class differences, country estate, country house, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: england, yorkshire, london
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The Good Shepherd (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Edward Wilson, the only witness to his father's suicide and member of the Skull and Bones Society while a student at Yale, is a morally upright young man who values honor and discretion, qualities that help him to be recruited for a career in ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspense, factual, political ...
Plot: cold war, spy, cia, espionage, double agent, betrayal, corruption, intrigue, invasion, conspiracy, idealism, mentor ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947, year 1961, year 1960, year 1958 ...
Place: cuba, usa, berlin germany, washington d.c., africa ...
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