Movies and TV Shows about intrigue

Game of Thrones
  • Game of Thrones (2011)
  • Drama, Action & Adventure, Sci-Fi & Fantasy,
  • 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 Night's Watch, is all that stands between the realms of men and icy horrors beyond.
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Game of Thrones
Salt
  • Salt (2010)
  • Action, Thriller, Crime, Mystery,
  • As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude capture. Salt's efforts to prove her innocence only serve to cast doubt on her motives, as the hunt to uncover the truth behind her identity continues and the question remains: "Who is Salt?"
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Salt
Solace
  • Solace (2015)
  • Drama, Crime, Mystery,
  • A psychic doctor, John Clancy, works with an FBI special agent in search of a serial killer. After having lived in isolation for two years, since the death of his daughter, Clancy is asked by his friend Joe, an FBI special agent to help him solve several murders committed by a serial killer.
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Solace
Much Ado About Nothing
  • Much Ado About Nothing (1993)
  • Drama, Comedy, Romance,
  • In this Shakespearean farce, Hero and her groom-to-be, Claudio, team up with Claudio's commanding officer, Don Pedro, the week before their wedding to hatch a matchmaking scheme. Their targets are sharp-witted duo Benedick and Beatrice -- a tough task indeed, considering their corresponding distaste for love and each other. Meanwhile, meddling Don John plots to ruin the wedding.
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Much Ado About Nothing
Disclosure
  • Disclosure (1994)
  • Drama, Thriller, Crime, Mystery, Romance,
  • A computer specialist is sued for sexual harassment by a former lover turned boss who initiated the act forcefully, which threatens both his career and his personal life.
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Disclosure
Raise the Red Lantern
  • Raise the Red Lantern (1991)
  • Drama,
  • China in the 1920's. After her father's death, 19 year old Songlian is forced to marry the much older lord of a powerful family. With three wives already, each living in a separate house within the great castle, there is fierce competition for his attention and the privileges that are gained. This competition gets out of hand...
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Raise the Red Lantern
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
  • Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)
  • Drama, Comedy, Thriller, Crime, Romance,
  • Television made him famous, but his biggest hits happened off screen. Television producer by day, CIA assassin by night, Chuck Barris was recruited by the CIA at the height of his TV career and trained to become a covert operative. Or so Barris said.
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Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
Wicker Park
  • Wicker Park (2004)
  • Drama, Thriller, Mystery, Romance,
  • Matthew, a young advertising executive in Chicago, puts his life and a business trip to China on hold when he thinks he sees Lisa, the love of his life who walked out on him without a word two years earlier, walking out of a restaurant one day.
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Wicker Park
Deceived
  • Deceived (1991)
  • Drama, Thriller, Mystery,
  • A marriage that seemed perfect comes crashing down after the supposed death of Jack Saunders, husband of Adrienne Saunders. After his supposed death, strange developments begin to be discovered by Adrienne regarding Jack's past. Developments that lead her to believe she has been Deceived.
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Deceived
Croupier
  • Croupier (1998)
  • Drama, Thriller,
  • Jack Manfred is an aspiring writer who to make ends meet, takes a job as a croupier. Jack remains an observer, knowing that everything in life is a gamble and that gamblers are born to lose. Inevitably, he gets sucked into the world of the casino which takes its toll on his relationships and the novel he is writing.
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Croupier
People I Know
  • People I Know (2002)
  • Drama, Thriller,
  • A New York press agent must scramble when his major client becomes embroiled in a huge scandal.
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People I Know
The Bastard Executioner
  • The Bastard Executioner (2015)
  • Drama,
  • A blood-soaked, medieval epic that tells the story of Wilkin Brattle, a 14th century warrior, whose life is forever changed when a divine messenger beseeches him to lay down his sword and lead the life of another man: a journeyman executioner. Set in northern Wales during a time rife with rebellion and political upheaval, Wilkin must walk a tight rope between protecting his true identity while also serving a mysterious destiny. Guided by Annora, a mystical healer whose seeming omniscience keeps Wilkin under her sway; manipulated by Milus Corbett, a devious Chamberlain with grand political aspirations; and driven by a deepening connection with the Baroness Lady Love, Wilkin struggles to navigate political, emotional and supernal pitfalls in his quest to understand his greater purpose.
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The Bastard Executioner
The Four Musketeers
  • The Four Musketeers (1974)
  • Adventure, Drama, Action, Comedy,
  • The Four Musketeers defend the queen and her dressmaker from Cardinal Richelieu and Milady de Winter.
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The Four Musketeers
Upstairs Downstairs
  • Upstairs Downstairs (2010)
  • Drama,
  • Set in 1936, the show takes viewers, old and new, back to the lavish world of Belgravia, London. A new set of occupants reside at 165 Eaton Place and viewers see how external and internal influences of the tumultuous pre-war period shape and mould the lives of this wealthy family and their servants.‬
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Upstairs Downstairs
Ivan the Terrible, Part I
  • Ivan the Terrible, Part I (1945)
  • Drama, History,
  • Sergei Eisenstein's final film, this is the first part of a three-part biopic of Czar Ivan Grozny, which was never completed due again to producer dissatisfaction with Eisenstein's attempts to use forbidden experimental filming techniques and excessive cost overruns. The second part was completed but not released for a decade after Eisenstein's death and a change of heart in the USSR government toward his work; the third part was only in its earliest stage of filming when shooting was stopped altogether. In this first part, set during the early part of his reign, Ivan faces betrayal from the aristocracy and even his closest friends as he seeks to unite the Russian people.
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Ivan the Terrible, Part I
Half Moon Street
  • Half Moon Street (1986)
  • Drama,
  • 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 does at the office. On one of her 'dates', Lauren meets the politician Lord Bulbeck who is trying to mediate a peace accord between the Arabs and Israelis. Bulbeck falls in love with his escort, and unwittingly, Lauren becomes a pawn in some very dirty politics.
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Half Moon Street
Breakdown
  • Breakdown (2019)
  • Thriller,
  • After breaking down in a seemingly quiet neighbourhood, a young man overhears a domestic disturbance. When this escalates, he must take matters into his own hands.
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Breakdown
Sapphire
  • Sapphire (1959)
  • Drama, Thriller, Crime, Mystery,
  • Two Scotland Yard detectives (Nigel Patrick and Michael Craig) investigate the murder of a young woman of mixed race who had been passing for white. As they interview a spate of suspects -- including the girl's white boyfriend and his disapproving parents -- the investigators wade through a stubbornly entrenched sludge of racism and bigotry. Director Basil Dearden won a British Academy Award for his deft, sensitive hand at the helm.
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Sapphire
Maroc 7
  • Maroc 7 (1967)
  • Action, Thriller,
  • The lady of a top fashion magazine doubles as a jewel thief and becomes involved in Moroccan intrigue.
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Maroc 7
Caprice
  • Caprice (1967)
  • Comedy, Thriller, Crime,
  • Doris Day stars as Patricia Foster, an industrial designer, when see sells a secret cosmetics formula to a competitor the troubles never stop.
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Caprice
House of Flesh Mannequins
  • House of Flesh Mannequins (2009)
  • Drama, Horror,
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House of Flesh Mannequins
The Black Arrow
  • The Black Arrow (1948)
  • Adventure, History,
  • A young British nobleman comes back from fighting in the War of the Roses to discover that his father has been murdered by an old family friend who is now an outlaw. However, he becomes suspicious about the exact circumstances of his father's death and determines to find out exactly what happened.
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The Black Arrow
One of My Wives Is Missing
  • One of My Wives Is Missing (1976)
  • Thriller,
  • Vacationing in a small town, a frantic Daniel Corban (James Franciscus) shows up at the local police station, declaring that his wife has disappeared. Corban imperiously demands that the easygoing police inspector (Jack Klugman) drop everything and find his missing spouse. Within a few days, a woman (Elizabeth Ashley) claiming to be the wife shows up-but Corban insists that he's never met the woman before.
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One of My Wives Is Missing
The Resurrection of Zachary Wheeler
  • The Resurrection of Zachary Wheeler (1971)
  • Thriller, Science Fiction, Mystery,
  • A U.S. Senator is spirited away to a secret New Mexico medical lab after a serious car crash. His injuries are completely healed by a secret organization that has developed advanced medical technology. What does the organization want in exchange for saving his life? Meanwhile, a reporter who witnessed the accident decides to investigate the senator's disappearance.
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The Resurrection of Zachary Wheeler
A Killing Affair
  • A Killing Affair (1986)
  • Drama, Thriller, Crime,
  • Peter Weller (Robocop) stars as Baton Morris, a drifter suspected of murder, in this crime drama. A widow (Kathy Baker) living in West Virginia takes in the man (Weller) whom she believes murdered her husband. As she spends more time with him, she begins to fall for him, but continues to question whether or not she can trust him.Directed by David Saperstein and based on a novel by Robert Houston, A Killing Affair features twists and turns up until the end.
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A Killing Affair
The Lady Assassin
  • The Lady Assassin (1983)
  • Action, Foreign,
  • Veteran action actor and director Lu Chun-ku set his sights on a tale of Ching Dynasty royal intrigue as an excuse to hire his favorite action stars, gather three choreographers, and film one fight-filled conspiracy after another. Liu Hsueh-hua is the title character caught between battling princes. Then there's award-winning actor Ku Feng, "Bastard Swordsman" Hsu Shao-chiang, "King of Shaw Brothers' Screen Villains" Wang Lung-wei, "Venom" Sun Chien, and even the director shows up to get his kicks in this danger-fraught adventure.
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The Lady Assassin
Constance aux enfers
  • Constance aux enfers (1964)
  • Crime,
  • Rear Window meets Estate violenta. The middle-aged Constance watches a young couple that lives across the courtyard; the girl plays loud pop music and goes out of her way to be unpleasant to the classically educated and piano-playing Constance. Then one day Constance sees the boyfriend strangle the little tart in a fit of jealousy. He sees her, too, and has nobody else to turn to for help. Constance keeps silent about the murder and offers the young Hugo a place in her bed. Then the blackmail notes start to arrive...
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Constance aux enfers
The Green Jade Statuette
  • The Green Jade Statuette (1977)
  • Action, Foreign,
  • Meng Fei stars as a fighter-for-hire who seeks the jade statuette for an unidentified employer. Hu Chin plays the sexy femme fatale, Madame Pearl, who runs the local brothel, seemingly the center of the town's commercial life. Chi Kuan-Chun plays Wu Kang, the town boss, who is involved romantically with Madame Pearl and protects the brothel. Madame Pearl is in league with the bandits who stole the jade and is waiting for them to arrive in town. The very pretty Kitty Meng Chui plays a prostitute who becomes an ally of Meng Fei. Mysterious characters abound, including one elegant fellow who has the habit of placing a single rose on the bodies of fight victims, saying, "Even the dead love roses." Many other familiar faces are on hand as well.
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The Green Jade Statuette
Commando
  • Commando (1962)
  • War,
  • A French Foreign Legion commander is told to assemble a unit and capture an Algerian rebel leader. He gathers in his old unit, most of whom are no longer in top form. One is having nightmares of past indiscretions, another is now drinking, another has lost his nerve. He takes them in captures the leader, but then is unable to make it to the pick up. He encounters a rebel patrol and is trapped unless they can escape before their water runs out.
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Commando
Joseph Balsamo
Joseph Balsamo
The Six Wives of Henry VIII
  • The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970)
  • Drama, History,
  • On his deathbed, King Henry VIII recalls how he wooed and wed his six wives - and disposed of five of them - in a bid to secure the succession to the throne with a male heir. Despite his many marriages and the crowded court, Henry remains essentially lonely.
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The Six Wives of Henry VIII