Pursuit movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant pursuit movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, suspense, serious, tense, realistic and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with chase, murder, danger, blood, death, violence, runaway, crimes, betrayal and car accident plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
pursuit movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as pursuit: Unhinged (2020), Ready or Not (2019), Bird Box (2018), The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), The Gentlemen (2019), Secret Obsession (2019), Zoo (2015), The Sugarland Express (1974), Heatstroke (2013), Grave Encounters 2 (2012).

List of pursuit movies

Unhinged (2020)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A case of road rage turns into full-blown terror when an unstable driver follows a woman and her son.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: psychopath, road rage, maniac, driving, mentally unstable, stalking, woman in danger, threat, car chase, brutality, evil man, violence ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
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Ready or Not (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A bride's wedding night takes a sinister turn when her eccentric new in-laws force her to take part in a terrifying game.
Style: scary, suspense, twists and turns, brutal, suspenseful ...
Plot: game, rite, satanic cult, hide and seek, family curse, fiancee, deal with the devil, murder, wedding, ritual, survival, female protagonist ...
Time: year 1989, 2010s, 80s
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Birdboy: The Forgotten Children (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Birdboy and his animal friends plan their escape from an ecologically devastated island in this surreal, animated fantasy.
Style: suspense, gloomy, psychological, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: stranded, death, escape, nightmare, murder, hallucination, friends, monster, island, violence, chase, cemetery ...
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Bird Box (2018)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A woman and a pair of children are blindfolded and make their way through a post-apocalyptic setting along a river.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, blindness, end of the world, fear, survival horror, creature, suicide, murder, bird, parents and children, epidemic ...
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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, witty, surreal, dramatic ...
Plot: hotel, prison escape, escapades, painting, adventure, murder, mentor protege relationship, existentialism, luxury hotel, art theft, prison, inheritance ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 60s, 80s, year 1985 ...
Place: eastern europe, alps, europe, hungary, central europe
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The Gentlemen (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A drug lord tries to sell off his highly profitable empire.
Style: stylized, realistic, neo noir, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, marijuana, british, tough guy, gang, crimes, money, crime boss, swearing, criminal underworld, ambition ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s, 21st century
Place: london, england, united kingdom
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Secret Obsession (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Newlywed Jennifer is brutally attacked at a dark rest stop. While healing from her injuries, she can’t recall anything from her past, including the ordeal. Her husband, Russell , is just thankful she’s alive and eager to get her home. As he ...
Style: suspense, intense, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: obsession, memory loss, stalker, violence, murder, psycho killer, deception, memory lapse, chase, crime investigation, investigation, threat ...
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Zoo (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Set amidst a wave of violent animal attacks sweeping across the planet, a young renegade scientist is thrust into a race to unlock the mystery behind this pandemic before time runs out for animals and humans alike.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dangerous animal, extinction, mutation, save the world, pandemic, experiment, safari, survival, animals, conspiracy, death, veterinarian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Sugarland Express (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Married small-time crooks Lou-Jean and Clovis Poplin lose their baby to the state of Texas and resolve to do whatever it takes to get him back. Lou-Jean gets Clovis out of jail, and the two steal their son from his foster home, in addition to taking ...
Style: road movie, suspenseful, light, atmospheric, sexy ...
Audience: kids
Plot: car chase, kidnapping, chase, small town, hostage, prison escape, prison, texas ranger, manhunt, helicopter, on the run, on the road ...
Time: year 1969, 80s, 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: texas, austin texas, california, usa, mexico
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Heatstroke (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On a family trip in the African desert, a research scientist unintentionally travels off course and is brutally murdered by an arms dealer. His girlfriend is put to the ultimate survival test as she attempts to evade the killers and protect his ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, desert, father daughter relationship, woman in danger, wilderness, on the run, stranded in the desert, murder, manhunt, poacher, chase, death of father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, south africa
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Grave Encounters 2 (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Tortured by the ghosts of the demonized insane asylum that killed the crew of GRAVE ENCOUNTERS, film students fight to escape death as their own paranormal investigation goes terribly wrong in this horrifying sequel.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, serious, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, found footage, mental institution, spirit, abandoned hospital, paranormal phenomena, insanity, haunted house, halloween, ouija board, death ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, canada
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The Chase (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jack Hammond is sentenced to life in prison, but manages to escape. To get away from the police he takes a girl as hostage and drives off in her car. The girl happens to be the only daughter of one of the richest men in the state. In a while the car ...
Style: suspense, exciting, humorous, clever, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: car chase, hostage, chase, kidnapping, on the run, car, gunfight, crimes, on the road, disorder, escapades, unlikely couple ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mexico, usa, california, san francisco, los angeles
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Paranormal Activity (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a young, middle class couple moves into a suburban 'starter' tract house, they become increasingly disturbed by a presence that may or may not be somehow demonic but is certainly most active in the middle of the night. Especially ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns, dark ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, fear, paranormal activity, found footage, panic, videotaping, surveillance, family, monster, evil force ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san diego california
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Taken (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While vacationing with a friend in Paris, an American girl is kidnapped by a gang of human traffickers intent on selling her into forced prostitution. Working against the clock, her ex-spy father must pull out all the stops to save her. But with his ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, suspense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, vigilantism, human trafficking, one man army, revenge, chase, dark hero, father daughter relationship, lone hero, secret service, abduction, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, usa, north america
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Marathon Man (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A graduate student and obsessive runner in New York is drawn into a mysterious plot involving his brother, a member of the secretive Division.
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, dentist, revenge, nazi, espionage, paranoia, kidnapping, violence, spy, chase, brother brother relationship, attempted murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, uruguay, paris france, usa ...
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Fast & Furious (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When a crime brings them back to L.A., fugitive ex-con Dom Toretto reignites his feud with agent Brian O'Conner. But as they are forced to confront a shared enemy, Dom and Brian must give in to an uncertain new trust if they hope to outmaneuver ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, suspense, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, street racing, car race, car, gang, undercover cop, friendship, friends, vengeance, tough law enforcer, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, mexico, usa, latin america ...
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The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
Genre: Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A man glimpses the future Fate has planned for him – and chooses to fight for his own destiny. Battling the powerful Adjustment Bureau across, under and through the streets of New York, he risks his destined greatness to be with the only woman ...
Style: mind bending, twists and turns, suspense, romantic, thought provoking ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: destiny, alternate reality, changing the past or future, fall in love, forbidden love, mind control, power of love, fictional reality, true love, love story, teleportation, angel ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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River (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the south of Laos, an American volunteer doctor becomes a fugitive after he intervenes in the sexual assault of a young woman. When the assailant's body is pulled from the Mekong River, things quickly spiral out of control.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, serious
Plot: river, accused of murder, chase, doctor, running from police, murder, false accusation, sexual assault, manhunt, volunteer, crimes, police ...
Time: 21st century
Place: thailand, southeast asia, bangkok thailand, laos, asia
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The Sight (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: A simple, street-smart man tries to protect his family from a tough cop looking for his missing son.
Style: suspense, twist ending, captivating, tense, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: murder, crimes, police, investigation, accident, family, blackmail, cover up, chase, travel, family relations, morality ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india
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House of Flying Daggers (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In 9th century China, a corrupt government wages war against a rebel army called the Flying Daggers. A romantic warrior breaks a beautiful rebel out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem.
Style: stylized, exciting, sexy, emotional, epic ...
Plot: martial arts, romance, tragic love, swords and armor, warrior, sword fight, kung fu, love triangle, fight, emperor, adventure, heroine ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
Place: china, hong kong, ancient china, asia
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The Night Caller (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A serial-killer frightens Paris by phoning young ladies at night, telling them insults about their lives. Minos, as he calls himself, wants to prevent the world from free women and he targets at first these ones. Commissaire Letellier is given the ...
Style: neo noir, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, bank robbery, chase, woman in danger, strangulation, car chase, homicidal maniac, law enforcement, crimes, criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: After an abrupt and violent encounter with a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his ship, a captain of the British Royal Navy begins a chase over two oceans to capture or destroy the enemy, though he must weigh his commitment to duty and ...
Style: exciting, tense, epic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: ship, napoleonic wars, sea battle, navy, adventure, leadership, battles, naval battle, heroic mission, sailboat, escapades, naturalist ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, france, brazil, europe, pacific ocean
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The Devils (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Les Diables (The Devils) chronicles the struggle of an autistic girl and her brother trying to survive without their parents.
Style: disturbing, captivating, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: coming of age, brother sister incest, autism, mentally challenged, incest, brother sister relationship, children's home, teenage girl, on the run, escape, female nudity, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: marseille, france
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We Go On (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: WE GO ON tells the story of one man's quest to find out if there is more out there after we die. Paralyzed by his fear of dying, Miles Grissom offers a cash reward to the first person who can show him a ghost, an angel, a demon anything that ...
Style: suspense, scary, bleak, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural power, murder, fear of death, supernatural, medium, chase, spirituality, life after death, skeptic, overdose, airport
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When the Lights Went Out (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Yorkshire, 1974, the Maynard family moves into their dream house. It's a dream that quickly descends into a panic stricken nightmare as the family discovers a horrifying truth, a truth that will make the history books. The house is already ...
Style: scary, bleak, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: poltergeist, ghost, spirit, fear, haunted house, family in danger, teenage life, parent child relationship, child in peril, family problems, family relations, supernatural ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: britain, europe, england
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The Awakening (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 1921 England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart (Hall) visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost.
Style: scary, twist ending, suspenseful, psychological, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, afterlife, boarding school, fear, investigation, haunted by the past, teacher, boarding school life, supernatural horror, murder ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, post world war one
Place: england, europe, london, britain
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The Apparition (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Plagued by frightening occurrences in their home, Kelly and Ben learn that a university's parapsychology experiment produced an entity that is now haunting them. The malevolent spirit feeds on fear and torments the couple no matter where they ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, evil spirit, disappearance, paranormal, experiment, fear, haunted by the past, haunted house, experiment gone awry, domestic disturbance, pandora\'s box ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1973, 2010s, 70s
Place: california, usa
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What Lies Beneath (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Claire Spencer starts hearing ghostly voices and seeing spooky images, she wonders if an otherworldly spirit is trying to contact her. All the while, her husband tries to reassure her by telling her it's all in her head. But as Claire ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful, scary, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, infidelity, adultery, supernatural, woman in danger, couple relations, haunted by the past, dishonesty, losing-it hero, supernatural horror, spiritualism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: vermont, usa, boston
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Slow West (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: UK, New Zealand
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In the Old West, a 17-year-old Scottish boy teams up with a mysterious gunman to find the woman with whom he is infatuated.
Style: suspenseful, road movie, stylized, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: bounty hunter, gunfight, native american, chase, coming of age, old west, horse, death of father, complex characters, wilderness, life & death, solitude ...
Time: 19th century, future
Place: usa, california, scotland, ireland, colorado
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The Desperate Trail (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Amiable con man Jack Cooper is on a westbound stagecoach, headed for the next batch of suckers who will mistake him for an easy mark. Fiery Sarah O'Rourke rides the same coach, handcuffed to lawman Bill Speakes and headed for the hangman. In a ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, manhunt, criminal heroes, old west, crimes, track down, on the run, tough heroes, woman in danger, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico
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