Denial movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant denial movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, gloomy, bleak, psychological and emotional films and TV shows about / with denial, death, family relations, couples, life is a bitch, father son relationship, male nudity, cigarette smoking, society and love and romance plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
denial
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denial movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as denial: Skin and Bone (1996), The Wild Dogs (2002), The Journey (2007), Final (2009), Sight (2008), Mile Zero (2001), Fiction (2006), Self Medicated (2005), Delusion (2016), Inside (1996).

List of denial movies

 4.9
 207
Skin and Bone (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Harry, Billy and Dean are three hustlers at different stages in their careers. All must deal with the realities of their profession. One falls in love with a client, another enters deeper into denial, and another begins to learn the ropes.
Style: bleak, gloomy, disturbing, rough, sexual ...
Plot: denial, nudity (full frontal - brief), hustler, love, strong violent content, strong sexual content, sexual relations, down on your luck, gender, prostitute, actor's life, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california
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 6.6
 179
The Wild Dogs (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set during the cull of the stray dogs in the city of Bucharest, The Wild Dogs weaves together a week in the lives of several citizens of and visitors to the hauntingly beautiful city. Geordie, a visiting Canadian pornographer, Bogdan, a reluctant ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, thought provoking, bleak
Plot: rich and poor, culture clash, social decay, life is a bitch, society, denial, family relations, human nature, redemption, friendship, city life, homelessness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania, europe
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 6.4
 85
The Journey (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Steve, a young slacker is forced to grow up when his girlfriend Rhona leaves for Mexico to study archeology. Steve resolves to go on a journey to find his love.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, latin, self discovery, love triangle, on the road, romance, youth, love and romance, couples, friends, computers and web, true love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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 3.5
 378
Final (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A family descends into a vortex of denial and paranoia after the death of the oldest son. Though labeled a suicide, the bizarre circumstances lead the mother, Helen, to believe there are darker forces at work
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary, offbeat
Plot: losing-it hero, supernatural, family in danger, religions or cults, chase, danger, deadly, denial, small town, curses spells and rituals, murder, cult ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 2.9
 392
Sight (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jeffrey leads a quiet existence. Living in constant fear of being labeled a psychopath, Jeffrey constructs a complex world of denial. He is haunted by the spirits of the vengeful dead, which he can see while no one else can. After meeting Dana, a ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, suspense, tense, scary ...
Plot: ghost, danger, mental illness, curses spells and rituals, denial, deadly, supernatural ability, supernatural, investigation, fear, phobia, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 5.9
 114
Mile Zero (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Mile Zero is a story about a father with a remarkable capacity to love.
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, gloomy
Plot: kidnapping, family problems, breakup, couples, estrangement, family relations, crumbling marriage, parents and children, dysfunctional family, wilderness, family in crisis, utopia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Qissa: The Tale of a Lonely Ghost (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Germany, India, Netherlands, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Set in post-colonial India, Qissa tells the story of Umber Singh, a Sikh who is forced to flee his village due to ethnic cleansing at the time of partition in 1947. Umber decides to fight fate and builds a new home for his family. When Umber marries ...
Style: serious, touching, atmospheric, captivating
Plot: family relations, girl dressed as boy, hidden identity, dishonesty, parents and children, family life, obsession, gender bending, human nature, society, denial, favoritism among siblings ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1947
Place: punjab, asia, india
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 6.7
 431
Fiction (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Alex, a shy and introverted, is a film director trying to finish writing his latest script. Decided to leave a few days of his wife and children to go to the Pyrenees and find there the peace and inspiration. In the town where he is met Monica, a ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, atmospheric, humorous ...
Plot: introspection, creative block, love affair, midlife crisis, infidelity, solitude, human nature, road not taken, countryside, family relations, denial, mountain village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona, catalonia
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 5.8
 900
Self Medicated (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on true events. On the edges of Las Vegas, 17-year-old Andrew's life is spiraling out of control. Unable to cope with the loss of his father, Andrew's descent into drugs and violence is gaining momentum, and the once promising young ...
Style: rough, psychological, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: drug abuse, mental institution, kids in trouble, downfall, rehabilitation, addiction, self discovery, mental illness, parents and children, society, crimes, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
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 4.5
 426
Delusion (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three years after the death of Frank's wife a mysterious woman appears. As their attraction grows Frank struggles with reality and his loss. He tries to start over not knowing his choices could lead him to his own downfall.
Style: spiritual, suspense, suspenseful, bleak, neorealism ...
Plot: mysterious woman, death, starting over, tragedy, downfall, attraction, supernatural, denial, murder, supernatural power, delusion, psychic ...
Place: mexico
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The Witch Who Came from the Sea (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Anger stemming from being abused as a child drives an alcoholic's daughter to kill as an adult.
Style: rough, disturbing, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, danger, obsession, ocean, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, supernatural, vengeance, ocean or sea, dark secret, female psychopath, curse ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, malibu california
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 6.3
 284
Inside (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An emotional and thrilling tale of life and death behind the walls of a maximum security prison. From the acclaimed director of 'Bonnie and Clyde', and featuring a powerful international cast.
Style: bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, talky ...
Plot: disintegration, politics, racism, prison, denial, apartheid, retribution, prisoner, political prisoner, legal, rivalry, tragic hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: south africa, africa, johannesburg south africa
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 4.8
 670
Denied (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Troy, a former high school team captain, was used to living with everything thrown at his feet. Things get a little rocky when Troy's love for his slacker best friend Merrick also becomes a personal inner struggle. His affair with Merrick ...
Style: emotional, semi serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy
Plot: coming out, best friend, unrequited love, teenage love, youth, lifestyle, society, social relations, unfulfilled love, high school, gay, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.9
 627
Our Sons (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Our Sons is a 1991 made-for-TV movie starring Julie Andrews and Ann-Margret as two mothers of gay sons, one of whom is dying of AIDS. As a small town waitress, Ann-Margret's character must overcome her own homophobia and learn to love her son ...
Style: emotional, serious, psychological, realistic, touching ...
Plot: gay, aids, terminal illness, estrangement, hospital, family relations, parents and children, family problems, friendship, small town, gays and lesbians, denial ...
Time: 90s
Place: arkansas, usa, san diego california, california
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To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: David loves his wife, Gillian. Unfortunately, she died two years ago. David deals with his grief by continuing his romance with Gillian during walks with her "ghost" on the beach at night. While David lives in the past, other family ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, melancholic, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: ghost, starting over, beach, haunted by the past, hopes, single parent, teenage life, death in the family, island, romance, denial, grief ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, usa, boston
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 6.8
 3K
Sordid Lives (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: "Sordid Lives" is about a family in a small Texas town preparing for the funeral of the mother. Among the characters are the grandson trying to find his identity in West Hollywood, the son who has spent the past twenty-three years dressed ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, gay, family relations, couples, family gatherings, parents and children, family life, siblings relations, couple relations, social differences, gender, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, southern usa, usa, los angeles, dallas texas ...
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 7.1
 10K
Under the Sand (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When her husband goes missing at the beach, a female professor begins to mentally disintegrate as her denial of his disappearance becomes delusional.
Style: bleak, sincere, suspenseful, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: missing person, delusion, death, disappearance, tourist, coping, haunted by the past, love and romance, couple relations, mystery, crimes, mentally unstable ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: paris france, europe
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Lost and Delirious (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Lost and Delirious is the story of three adolescent girls' first love, their discovery of sexual passion, and their search for identities. Set in a posh, private boarding school surrounded by luxuriant, green forest, Lost and Delirious moves ...
Style: touching, sincere, psychological, depressing, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbian lover, lesbian love, passion, lesbian teen, friendship, boarding school life, secret, roommate, teenage love, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Near the end of World War II, Maria marries Hermann, who is immediately sent off to battle. When the war concludes, Maria believes that Hermann is dead. She starts working at an Allied bar, where she meets American soldier Bill. They start a ...
Style: emotional, psychological, touching, surreal, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, world war two, love triangle, post war, romance, rise to the top, lovers reunited, couples, human nature, survival, couple relations ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, post world war two, year 1954 ...
Place: germany, europe, west germany, berlin germany, canada
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Fireworks Wednesday (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Iran
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the day before their holiday trip to Dubai, a wife who believes her husband is unfaithful enlists the help of Roohi, a young woman sent by an agency to clean the house. She asks Roohi to make an appointment and gather information at the salon of ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: infidelity, marital problem, maid, social differences, couple relations, crumbling marriage, society, dishonesty, family problems, couples, housewife, wedding preparations and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran, middle east, dubai, tehran iran
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 6.6
 15K
The Dead Girl (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The clues to a young woman's death come together as the lives of seemingly unrelated people begin to intersect.
Style: psychological, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, contemplative ...
Plot: investigation, murder, missing person, uncover truth, newspaper, family relations, life is a bitch, prostitute, forensics, mystery, vandalism, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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 7.1
 37K
The Savages (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A sister and brother face the realities of familial responsibility as they begin to care for their ailing father.
Style: sentimental, realistic, sincere, humorous, emotional ...
Plot: midlife crisis, professor, depression, family relations, family, mental illness, neighbor, dying, nursing, parents and children, siblings relations, responsibility ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: arizona, new york, usa, poland, phoenix arizona ...
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Say That You Love Me (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Fatou is a teenager yearning for attention and love in Sweden's suburbs. When she is gang raped by some class mates her whole world starts falling apart.
Style: emotional, sincere, realistic, serious, gloomy
Audience: teens
Plot: gang rape, friendship, teenage life, parents and children, sexual abuse, life is a bitch, youth, family relations, high school, society, mother daughter relationship, denial ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe
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 6.3
 159
Angel Dusted (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Cautionary anti-drug film based on a true story, made for NBC television. Drama about the effects on Jean Stapleton and Arthur Hill when their teenage son (John Putch, Stapleton's real-life son) gets spaced out on a marijuana joint laced with ...
Plot: denial, drug use, mental institution, high school, hallucination, teenager, broken glass, school, blood, pill, drugs, family relations ...
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 7.3
 336K
Flight (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Commercial airline pilot Whip Whitaker has a problem with drugs and alcohol, though so far he's managed to complete his flights safely. His luck runs out when a disastrous mechanical malfunction sends his plane hurtling toward the ground. Whip ...
Style: psychological, tense, heroic, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: air disaster, airplane, pilot, courage, alcohol abuse, stewardess, airplane accident, court, investigation, drugs/alcohol, lifesaver, porn actress ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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 7.2
 19K
Tape (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A three-character ensemble piece set within the confines of a tawdry motor lodge in Lansing, Michigan. After 10 years apart, three disparate people come together to play out the unresolved drama of their final days in high school. Intrigued, we ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, sincere, psychological, talky ...
Plot: obsession, friends, reunion, blackmail, confession, criminal, secret, apology, jealousy, rape, haunted by the past, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: michigan, oakland california
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 6.3
 797
Betrayal (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While examining one of her patients, a doctor reveals that her husband is cheating with the patient's wife.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: infidelity, confession, cuckold, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, adultery, husband wife relationship, grief, denial, funeral, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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Tom at the Farm (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young man travels to an isolated farm for his lover's funeral where he's quickly drawn into a twisted, sexually charged game by his lover's aggressive brother.
Style: psychological, serious, gloomy, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: gay, closeted homosexual, lgbt, hidden identity, gays and lesbians, male homosexuality, family problems, gay relationship, countryside, threat, dishonesty, farm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1997, 70s
Place: canada, quebec, montreal quebec canada, montreal
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All the Way Home (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the early 1900's Tennessee, a loving family undergoes the shock of the father's sudden, accidental death. The widow and her young son must endure the heartache of life following the tragedy, but slowly rise up from the ashes to face the ...
Style: touching, gloomy, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: small town, family relations, death of husband, family in crisis, death in the family, human nature, life turned upside down, family problems, bittersweet, denial, dealing with death, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, usa, southern usa
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The King's Daughters (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Late 17th Century: Anne de Grandcamp and Lucie de Fontenelle, two little girls from Normandy, arrive at the Saint-Cyr school founded by Madame de Maintenon for educating the daughters of impoverished nobles ruined in wars and making them into free ...
Style: captivating, touching, sincere, epic, emotional ...
Plot: boarding school, women's rights, nobility, royalty, hysteria, mistress, human spirit, youth, society, idealism, teaching the ways of the world, obsessive quest ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, paris france
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