Past coming back to haunt movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant past coming back to haunt movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, suspense, psychological, tense, suspenseful and disturbing films and TV shows about / with past coming back to haunt, haunted by the past, confronting the past, murder, dark past, mystery, crimes, family relations, death and male female relationship plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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past coming back to haunt movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as past coming back to haunt: The Sinner (2017), Remember (2015), The Good Liar (2019), The Haunting of Hill House (2018), Witchouse II: Blood Coven (2000), A Very Bad Friend (2019), The Woods (2020), The Mosquito Coast (2021), Patient 001 (2018), Nobody's Perfect! (2017).

List of past coming back to haunt movies

The Sinner (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A young mother kills in a fit of unexplainable rage a seemingly stranger. An inquisitive detective obsesses over the case, attempting to get to the bottom of the true motive behind the act.
Style: melancholic, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: psychological trauma, murder investigation, murder, memory loss, criminal, investigation, manslaughter, sister sister relationship, past coming back to haunt, amnesia, crime investigation, drugs ...
Time: 21st century
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Remember (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, Mexico, Germany, South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: With the aid of a fellow Auschwitz survivor and a hand-written letter, an elderly man with dementia goes in search of the person responsible for the death of his family.
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, suspense, psychological, touching ...
Plot: revenge, nazi, holocaust, auschwitz, ss, nazi war criminal, nazi officer, old man, genocide, world war two, secrets, mistaken identity ...
Place: canada, germany, cleveland ohio
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The Good Liar (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An aging con artist cannot believe his luck when he meets a wealthy widow and marks her as his next target. But she hides a secret of her own.
Style: surprise ending, captivating, atmospheric, twist ending, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: delusion, elderly, rich woman, secret, deception, criminal, past coming back to haunt, online dating, ruse, male female relationship, widow, old woman ...
Time: 21st century, year 2009, year 1943
Place: usa, london, berlin germany
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John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: John Wick is on the run for two reasons… he’s being hunted for a global $14 million dollar open contract on his life, and for breaking a central rule: taking a life on Continental Hotel grounds. The victim was a member of the High Table who ...
Style: exciting, brutal, tense, harsh, dark ...
Plot: one man army, vengeance, gunfight, criminal's revenge, murder, revenge, rescue, martial arts, tough guy, hitman, brutality, dark hero ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: sahara, grand central station manhattan new york city, usa, new york, manhattan new york city ...
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The Haunting of Hill House (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 572 min.
TV show
Story: The Crains, a fractured family, confront haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that drove them from it.
Style: scary, enigmatic, surreal, emotional, disturbing ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural horror, supernatural, mysterious past, addiction, supernatural ability, mysticism, family relations, sibling relationship, sister sister relationship, family in danger ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 2010s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Witchouse II: Blood Coven (2000)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 77 min.
Story: When an old house in a small town is razed to make way for a shopping mall, the crew unearths four unmarked graves. A professor from a nearby university is asked to find out who the bodies are, but when she and her students arrive in town and begin ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, small town, murder, demon, rivalry, vengeance, crimes, escapades, shopping mall, curses spells and rituals, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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A Very Bad Friend (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mika, a little crook, took a quick tour of the prison, where he got to know "Putin", a crazy and unpredictable detainee. As soon as his sentence has been served, he decides to start from scratch and start his life over again. As he ...
Style: buddy comedy, exciting, funny, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fiance fiancee relationship, deception, interracial relations, bride and groom, couple relations, past coming back to haunt, troubled past, male female relationship, friendship between men, suspicious man, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, hidden truth ...
Place: france
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The Woods (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 306 min.
TV show
Story: Paul Copeland is looking to solve the murder of his sister back in 1994.
Style: enigmatic, disturbing, suspense, tense
Plot: murder mystery, murder investigation, prosecutor, murder, homicide detective, depression, uncover truth, past coming back to haunt, brutal murder, police detective, police investigation, child murder ...
Place: warsaw poland, poland
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The Mosquito Coast (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Allie Fox—a brilliant inventor and stubborn idealist—uproots his family for a dangerous quest through Mexico to flee the U.S. government and find safety.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: migration, family, haunted by the past, showdown, past coming back to haunt, runaway, dysfunctional family, parents and children, confronting the past, on the run, fight, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s
Place: mexico
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Patient 001 (2018)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young-wife desperate to give her beloved comatose and dying husband a child considers her only option: cloning. Giving birth to a son fulfills her dream of having a family. But the arrival of the baby awakens a supernatural presence unleashing ...
Style: psychotronic, scary, unusual plot structure, psychological, tense ...
Plot: cloning, husband wife relationship, past coming back to haunt, filicide, haunted by the past, unhappy ending, infidelity, psychopath, female protagonist, death of son, vengeance, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Nobody's Perfect! (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Gerard is tired of being taken for a good apple by his beautiful family. He leaves everything and starts a garage in a village nestled at the bottom of the Gâtinais ... In front of the garage, there is a lovely inn, run by Barbara: a beautiful ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining
Plot: confronting the past, relationship problems, haunted by the past, escapades, remote village, relationships, changing lives, couple relations, family problems, lifestyle change, humour, past coming back to haunt ...
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Warfighter (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Rusty Wittenburg is a Navy SEAL struggling to balance his family life and his job. He fights daily to maintain the line between reality and the nightmares his PTSD conjures up for him. Dedicated to his team and his mission, he is willing to give the ...
Style: romantic, captivating
Plot: military, soldier, haunted by the past, social problems, husband wife relationship, u.s. navy, post traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress, family life, military life, family problems, navy ...
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Mommy's Little Girl (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of a dangerous little girl who is reunited with her natural mother after living with her controlling grandparents in a rural farmhouse in seclusion.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: psychological abuse, lifetime, imaginary friend, family relations, mother daughter relationship, dark past, relationship problems, past coming back to haunt, haunted by the past, family problems, confronting the past, life is a bitch ...
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Possessed (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: After becoming a doctor, Büşra returns to her hometown. There, she meets a teacher named Selim. Büşra and Selim, both carrying the scars of the past, set out on a journey with no return.
Style: enigmatic, bleak, suspense, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: haunted by the past, tragic past, male female relationship, past coming back to haunt, mysterious character, small village, confronting the past, dark past, secret past, dark secret, getting home, secret ...
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Sex/Life (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A woman's daring sexual past collides with her married-with-kids present when the bad-boy ex she can't stop fantasizing about crashes back into her life.
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: sexual pleasure, sexual relations, love triangle, seduction, passion, marriage, sexual fantasy, sexual desire, sex, husband wife relationship, horny wife, adultery ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s
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Lisey's Story (2021)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 401 min.
TV show
Story: An adaptation of the Stephen King novel of the same name.
Style: suspense, psychological, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: tragic past, past coming back to haunt, dark past, murder investigation, confronting the past, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, investigation, animal death, killing an animal, female protagonist, stalker ...
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The Secret (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: A tale of suspense and intrigue set in 19th century Tyneside, 'The Secret' is based on Catherine Cookson's only thriller novel. Freddie Musgrave's life is in turmoil when a letter implicates him in murder, things are further ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, captivating
Plot: smuggling, smuggler, male female relationship, dark past, haunted by the past, past coming back to haunt, mystery, social problems, confronting the past, troubled past, bandit, secret ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: united kingdom, europe
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Flashback (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a chance encounter with a man forgotten from his youth, Fred literally and metaphorically journeys into his past.
Style: mind bending, psychological, tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: time travel, mystery, time, sent to the past, time loop, midlife crisis, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, painter, life turned upside down, past coming back to haunt, murder investigation, moral dilemma ...
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Killers (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When an elite assassin marries a beautiful computer whiz after a whirlwind romance, he gives up the gun and settles down with his new bride. That is, until he learns that someone from his past has put a contract out on his life.
Style: light, romantic, humorous, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, family outing, date night
Plot: romance, hitman, love and romance, spy, life & death, secret service, agent as target, marriage, couples, crimes, lovers on the run, runaway ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nice france, france
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The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Dr. Steven Murphy is a renowned cardiovascular surgeon who presides over a spotless household with his wife and two children. Lurking at the margins of his idyllic suburban existence is Martin, a fatherless teen who insinuates himself into the ...
Style: psychological, suspense, disturbing, psychedelic, dark ...
Plot: revenge, dysfunctional family, blackmail, surgeon, obsession, mysterious stranger, father son relationship, paralysis, recovering alcoholic, psychopath, desperation, dead father ...
Place: ancient greece, ireland
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The Secret Life of Words (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Ireland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A touching story of a deaf girl who is sent to an oil rig to take care of a man who has been blinded in a terrible accident. The girl has a special ability to communicate with the men on board and especially with her patient as they share intimate ...
Style: touching, sentimental, melancholic, compassionate, romantic ...
Plot: blind character, love, disability, friendship, depression, haunted by the past, oil rig, nurse patient relationship, factory, love story, relationships, complex characters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, ireland, denmark, croatia ...
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The Life Before Her Eyes (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As the 15th anniversary of a fatal high school shooting approaches, former pupil Diana McFee is haunted by memories of the tragedy. After losing her best friend Maureen in the attack, Diana has been profoundly affected by the incident - her ...
Style: psychological, emotional, suspense, non-linear, sincere ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: high school, school shooting, murder, tragedy, guilt, self sacrifice, haunted by the past, adulthood, adultery, teenager, crimes, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, future
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The Death & Life of John F. Donovan (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A movie star finds his correspondence with an 11-year-old actor exposed, prompting assumptions that begin to destroy his life and career.
Style: melancholic, thought provoking, captivating, rough, bleak ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: gay, lgbt, actor, society, artists and showbiz, fall in love, price of fame, child, relationship vs career, police, redemption, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 2000s
Place: usa
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Vishwaroop 2 (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: RAW agent Wisam Ahmad Kashmiri prevents an al-Qaida terrorist from executing a massive attack on New York. He must now wade through further traps and conspiracies to thwart a new plot against three democratic nations.
Style: captivating, tense, sweet, bilingual
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, timebomb, destruction, murder, death, fight, violence, rescue, suicide, team, strong female character ...
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Sky Rojo (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 31 min.
TV show
Story: On the run from their pimp and his henchmen, three women embark on a wild and crazy journey in search of freedom.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense
Plot: freedom, pimp, prostitute, money, on the run, escapades, fugitives, ex prostitute, fleeing, on the lam, gang, secret past ...
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Tell Me Your Secrets (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A complex thriller revolving around three characters, each with troubling pasts clouding their intersecting motives: Emma is a young woman who once loved a dangerous killer, John is a former serial predator desperate for redemption, and a grieving ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, psychological thriller
Plot: mysterious past, victim, troubled past, haunted by the past, dark past, secret past, mystery, tragic past, female victim, redemption, past coming back to haunt, dark secret ...
Place: texas
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The Good Nanny (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When strong-willed Summer Pratt takes a job at a beautiful estate as the new nanny to a sweet but sad little girl named Sophie, she soon starts to suspect something is very wrong with the beautiful, wealthy couple who call themselves her parents.
Style: scary, bleak, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: nanny, invisible, kidnapping, female protagonist, little girl, death of protagonist, family relations, husband wife relationship, imaginary friend, dark secret, strange person, family secret ...
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Rift (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Iceland, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Months after they broke up, Gunnar receives a strange phone call from his ex-boyfriend, Einar. He sounds distraught, like he's about to do something terrible to himself. Gunnar drives up to the secluded cabin where Einar is holed up and soon ...
Style: queer cinema
Plot: gay, gay interest, male male relationship, gay relationship, lgbtq, lgbt, past coming back to haunt, ex boyfriend, hiding, haunted by the past, travel, boyfriend ...
Place: iceland
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The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Escaping from poverty to become a witcher, Vesemir slays monsters for coin and glory, but when a new menace rises, he must face the demons of his past.
Style: adult animation, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: fantasy world, medieval, monster, sword, violence, creature, one man army, mutant, massacre, evil, battles, heroes ...
Time: 2020s
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The Inspectors (1998)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: U.S Postal Inspectors are called in when a suburban couple are killed by a mail bomb. Suspicion immediately falls on the couple's estranged and heavily in debt son, who also just happens to be a Navy munitions expert. But investigations reveal ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: buddy cop, nypd, crime investigation, law enforcement, suburbs, who done it, crimes, parents and children, mystery, investigation, haunted by the past, on the run ...
Time: 90s
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