Faked death movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant faked death movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, twists and turns and suspense films and TV shows about / with faked death, gun, catastrophe, murder, chase, crimes, vengeance, dialogue, mentor and life philosophy plots mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, Germany, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as faked death: Double Jeopardy (1999), Sleeping with the Enemy (1991), Nerve (2016), Three Colors: White (1994), The Punisher (2004), Arthur Newman (2012), The Tournament (2009), Dead Awake (2010), Foolproof (2003), Out of Time (2003).

List of faked death movies

Double Jeopardy (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: false accusation, faked death, sailboat, vengeance, prison, betrayal, crime, crimes, manipulation, manhunt, presumed dead, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, san francisco, georgia, southern usa
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Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young woman fakes her own death in an attempt to escape her nightmarish marriage, but discovers it is impossible to elude her controlling husband.
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: stalking, domestic violence, woman in danger, obsession, violent husband, starting over, psychopath, obsessive love, faked death, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, on the run ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, iowa, boston, san francisco
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 6.5
 119K
Nerve (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Industrious high school senior, Vee Delmonico, has had it with living life on the sidelines. When pressured by friends to join the popular online game Nerve, Vee decides to sign up for just one dare in what seems like harmless fun. But as she finds ...
Style: exciting, suspense, tricky, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage boy, game, internet, technology, teenage girl, computer cracker, party, hacker, rivalry, heroine, danger, faked death ...
Time: 2010s, year 2017
Place: seattle washington, new york, seattle
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Three Colors: White (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France, Poland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Polish immigrant Karol Karol finds himself out of a marriage, a job and a country when his French wife, Dominique, divorces him after six months due to his impotence. Forced to leave France after losing the business they jointly owned, Karol enlists ...
Style: witty, atmospheric, emotional, touching, clever ...
Plot: funeral, faked death, crumbling marriage, business venture, french, ex wife, vengeance, cheating, humiliation, phone sex, businessman, hairdresser ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: poland, paris france, france, europe, hong kong ...
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 6.4
 152K
The Punisher (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When undercover FBI agent Frank Castle's wife and son are slaughtered, he becomes 'the Punisher' -- a ruthless vigilante willing to go to any length to avenge his family.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, vengeance, vigilantism, vigilante, anti hero, tough law enforcer, tough guy, torment, loss of child, lone wolves, tough heroes, crimes ...
Time: year 2003
Place: puerto rico, miami, virginia
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Arthur Newman (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A story of a man who fakes his own death and assumes a new identity in order to escape his life, who then moves in with a woman who is also trying to leave her past behind.
Style: semi serious, sincere, humorous, touching, suspense ...
Plot: golf, faked death, on the road, hidden identity, self discovery, unlikely couple, escapades, family problems, disorder, americana, false identity, dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.1
 34K
The Tournament (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Bahrain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Every ten or seven years in an unsuspecting town, The Tournament takes place. A battle royale between 30 of the world's deadliest assassins. The last man standing receiving the $10,000,000 cash prize and the title of Worlds No 1, which itself ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, chase, hitman, tournament, vengeance, fight, contests and competitions, faked death, combat, competition, confession, martial arts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, united kingdom, england, brazil, britain
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 4.5
 1K
Dead Awake (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dylan, a young man working at a funeral parlor, is trying to unravel a mystery that shattered his life ten years earlier. After faking his own funeral to see who will show up, he befriends a mysterious street junkie and is reunited with an old love ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, semi serious, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: faked death, haunted by the past, mystery, mysterious character, supernatural, afterlife, lovers reunited, dealing with death, crimes, drug use, profanity, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.5
 10K
Foolproof (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Kevin, Sam and Rob have an unusual hobby: planning foolproof heists, without intending to actually perform them. The game goes wrong when their latest plan is stolen and carried out. Things get even worse when a mysterious man approaches them with ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, master criminal, faked death, blackmail, race against time, betrayal, partners, crime, crimes, dishonesty, buddies, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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 6.5
 58K
Out of Time (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Matt Lee Whitlock, respected chief of police in small Banyan Key, Florida, must solve a vicious double homicide before he himself falls under suspicion. Matt Lee has to stay a few steps ahead of his own police force and everyone he's trusted in ...
Style: suspenseful, twist ending, twists and turns, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: police investigation, crimes, murder, frame up, faked death, crime, law enforcement, cons and scams, double murder, race against time, deadly, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: florida, usa, miami, america
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 7.6
 14K
Mankatha (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Vinayak and his 4 team members rob a booty of 500 crores INR. Trouble starts when two of the team betrays them.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gambling, faked death, law enforcement, crimes, money laundering, chases and races, tough law enforcer, gang, dishonesty, betrayal, bookies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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The Crimson Rivers (2000)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two French policemen, one investigating a grisly murder at a remote mountain college, the other working on the desecration of a young girl's grave by skinheads, are brought together by the clues from their respective cases. Soon after they ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, murder, crime, police detective, police investigation, mountain, ritual, corpse, crimes, faked death, drug use ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, alps, paris france
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Saving Silverman (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of buddies conspire to save their best friend from marrying the wrong woman, a cold-hearted beauty who snatches him from them and breaks up their Neil Diamond cover band.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, absurd, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: dark humor, faked death, friendship, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, destructive relationship, lovers reunited, disorder, romance, buddies, friendship between men, male friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, thailand
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 6.2
 895
You I Love (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Vera and Tim are successful young professionals. Everything changes one night when Tim hits a young Kalmyk immigrant to Moscow, Uloomji, with his car. The two men begin a affair while Vera struggles to comprehend their bond and her boyfriend's ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sincere, sexual ...
Plot: gay, love triangle, infidelity, faked death, open relationship, couples, romance, lifestyle, sexual relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family relations, gay slur ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia
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The Death and Life of Bobby Z (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A DEA agent provides former Marine Tim Kearney with a way out of his prison sentence: impersonate Bobby Z, a recently deceased drug dealer, in a hostage switch with a crime lord. When the negotiations go awry, Kearney flees, with Z's son in tow.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug trade, chase, rescue, betrayal, faked death, on the run, crimes, drug dealing, crime, vengeance, deadly, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, mexico, usa, latin america, thailand
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 6.9
 10K
Romance (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Harbans Rai and Ranjit Rai are two wealthy businessmen who absolutely *loathe* poverty and poor people . As fate would have it , Harbans Rai's daughter Madhu falls for a poor mechanic Raja while Ranjit Rai's son Ajay romances a poor girl ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, scary, tense ...
Plot: faked death, family relations, friends, love and romance, opposites attract, against the odds, social differences, manipulation, romance, manipulations, impossible love, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, india
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Romeo Is Bleeding (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A corrupt cop gets in over his head when he tries to assassinate a beautiful Russian hit-woman.
Style: neo noir, sexy, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: police corruption, police, faked death, femme fatale, assassination attempt, crime, crimes, dark humor, bribery, female killer, female assassin, mob boss ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city, phoenix arizona
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 7.2
 4K
Lunacy (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Loosely based on two short stories by Edgar Allan Poe and inspired by the works of the Marquis de Sade. In 19th century France a young man is plagued by nightmares in which he is dragged off to a madhouse. On the journey back from his mother’s ...
Style: atmospheric, rough, psychological, suspenseful, surreal ...
Plot: mental institution, blasphemy, faked death, psychopath, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, doctors and patients, society, danger, social misfits, s&m, gory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: czech republic, europe
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 6.2
 11K
Peacock (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man with a split personality fools his small town into believing his two alter egos are man and wife, although a struggling young mother holds the key to his past and sparks a battle between the personalities.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: split personality, small town, mental illness, faked death, mystery, social relations, small town life, catastrophe, mayor, husband wife relationship, railroad crossing, schizophrenia ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: usa, nebraska, texas
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 6.7
 33K
Confidence (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: What Jake Vig doesn't know just might get him killed. A sharp and polished grifter, Jake has just swindled thousands of dollars from the unsuspecting Lionel Dolby with the help of his crew. It becomes clear that Lionel wasn't just any ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, contemplative, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, con men, con artists, cheating, mexican standoff, heroin, faked death, crimes, crime, crime gone awry, caper, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, canada
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Happy Tree Friends (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 74 min.
TV show
Story: Happy Tree Friends is an American flash cartoon created and developed by Aubrey Ankrum, Rhode Montijo, Kenn Navarro and Warren Graff for Mondo Media. The show is cited as an early example of a popular Internet phenomenon achieving a cult ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, witty, cynical ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, stupidity, death, faked death, sadism, friends, nihilism, humiliation, danger, characters in danger, misfit, nothing goes right ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, 1990s, 21st century, 20th century ...
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 7.3
 98K
Running Scared (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After a drug-op gone bad, Joey Gazelle is put in charge of disposing the gun that shot a dirty cop. But things goes wrong for Joey after the neighbor kid stole the gun and used it to shoot his abusive father. Now Joey has to find the kid and the gun ...
Style: twists and turns, rough, suspenseful, bleak, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, mafia, police investigation, pedophile, mob boss, police corruption, child abuse, faked death, crimes, crime, racism, ice hockey ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new jersey
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You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An Israeli counterterrorism soldier with a secretly fabulous ambition to become a Manhattan hairstylist. Zohan's desire runs so deep that he'll do anything -- including faking his own death and going head-to-head with an Arab cab driver -- ...
Style: humorous, exciting, ridiculous, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teen comedy, family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: follow your dream, hidden identity, culture clash, couples, farce, taxi driver, fall in love, taxi, american dream, starting over, faked death, superhuman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, new york, usa, middle east, tel aviv israel ...
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 6.3
 196K
Tomb Raider (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared.
Style: exciting, suspense, surprise ending, reboot, captivating ...
Plot: female protagonist, strong female character, tough girl, female fighter, chase, survival, peril, rescue, jungle, treasure hunt, island, courage ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s
Place: hong kong, london
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Girl Most Likely (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A failed New York playwright stages a suicide in an attempt to win back her ex, only to wind up in the custody of her gambling-addict mother.
Style: humorous, light, melancholic, absurd, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, parents and children, disorder, faked death, love and romance, nothing goes right, eccentricity, loneliness, runaway, secrets, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 80s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
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Let's Go to Prison (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a career criminal's plan for revenge is thwarted by unlikely circumstances, he puts his intended victim's son in his place by putting him in prison...and then joining him.
Style: humorous, realistic, light, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prison, partners, friendship, crimes, faked death, jury, prison gang, condom, pen pal, solitary, mentor, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois
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I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Steve Russell is a small-town cop. Bored with his bland lifestyle, Russell turns to fraud as a means of shaking things up. Before long, Russell's criminal antics have landed him behind bars, where he encounters the charismatic Phillip Morris. ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, romantic, cynical ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay love, gay, gay lead character, gays and lesbians, gay couple, coming out, prison, homosexual, fall in love, lgbt, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 1990s, year 2006 ...
Place: miami, texas, florida, georgia, usa ...
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 8.3
 104K
Orphan Black (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A streetwise hustler is pulled into a compelling conspiracy after witnessing the suicide of a girl who looks just like her.
Style: mind bending, serious, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns
Plot: top secret, lesbian, strong female character, uncover truth, family relations, killings, cloning, shooting, lesbian relationship, boyfriend, lookalikes, off the grid ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: toronto ontario canada, new york
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 6.8
 2K
A Quiet Life (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of a man who murdered thirty-two people, gained power, and then got afraid because too many people wanted to kill him. One August morning, he disappeared. For fifteen years, everyone believed him dead.
Style: rough, serious, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: parents and children, faked death, hitman, gangsters, deadly, hidden identity, family relations, haunted by the past, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, coma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, naples italy, frankfurt germany
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No Man's Land (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The film starts with a story about how two monkeys band together and cooperate to survive in the wild, which is used to illustrate how human society is formed. By casting its characters in a desolate, uninhabited no man's land, the film ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic, road movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, lawyer, crimes, on the road, murder, disorder, escapades, deadly, law enforcer killer, faked death, buddhism, tough guy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china
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