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 suspense, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious and captivating films and TV shows about / with pursuit, murder, chase, violence, gun, blood, cigarette smoking, death, escape and photograph plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
pursuit movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as pursuit: Lakeview Terrace (2008), I Can Make You Love Me (1993), Heatstroke (2013), Slow West (2015), Ride in the Whirlwind (1966), The Desperate Trail (1994), The Chase (1994), Cool Hand Luke (1967), Unsane (2018), 1917 (2019).

List of pursuit movies

Lakeview Terrace (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young interracial couple has just moved into their California dream home when they become the target of their next-door neighbor, who disapproves of their relationship. A tightly wound LAPD officer has appointed himself the watchdog of the ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: interracial couple, interracial relations, neighbor, pursuit, racism, shot to death, family problems, drugs/alcohol, rivalry, society, husband wife relationship, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, new jersey
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I Can Make You Love Me (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Laura Black has got it. She has got her master in computer science and she has got that great job in Silicon Valley. Time to say 'bye bye' to mom and dad and to leave Virginia. Everything seems to be fine with one exception. That guy ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, disturbing
Plot: hostage, pursuit, obsession, psychopath, violence, dangerous attraction, vengeance, mentally unstable, destiny, stalking, danger, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, virginia
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Heatstroke (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, 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, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, pursuit, woman in danger, wilderness, desert, on the run, deadly, murder, manhunt, poacher, death of father, stranded in the desert ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, south africa
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, road movie ...
Plot: gunfight, pursuit, search, bounty hunter, outlaw, criminal, death of father, horse, old west, rescue, danger, unrequited love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, colorado, ireland, scotland, california
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Ride in the Whirlwind (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Three cowhands, between jobs, have the bad dumb luck to pitch night camp in the same valley as a cabin full of guys who just robbed a stagecoach and killed the guard. Come morning, a posse arrives, forms up along the ridge, and takes for granted ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, pursuit, anti hero, anti heroes, false accusation, outlaw, criminal, robbery, vigilantism, old west, rivalry, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century
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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, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, pursuit, chase, criminal heroes, old west, on the run, track down, woman in danger, tough heroes, crimes, husband wife relationship, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico
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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: exciting, humorous, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: car chase, hostage, chase, kidnapping, on the run, gunfight, violence, pursuit, crimes, danger, disorder, unlikely couple ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, california, usa, los angeles, san francisco
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Cool Hand Luke (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: When petty criminal Luke Jackson is sentenced to two years in a Florida prison farm, he doesn't play by the rules of either the sadistic warden or the yard's resident heavy, Dragline, who ends up admiring the new guy's unbreakable ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, atmospheric, thought provoking ...
Plot: prison, freedom, escape, rebelliousness, dignity, escape attempt, punishment, death, convict, human spirit, loss of parent, respect ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 1950s
Place: florida, southern usa
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Unsane (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution amid uncertainty as to whether her greatest fear is real or delusional.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, surprise ending ...
Plot: mental institution, obsession, maniac, mental patient, fear, psychopath, murder, pursuit, psychological thriller, mental disorder, stalker, mental illness ...
Place: pennsylvania, portugal, boston
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1917 (2019)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, UK, India, Spain, Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Plot: trench warfare, world war one, soldier, british army, race against time, british soldier, pursuit, british military, behind enemy lines, brother brother relationship, storytelling, german soldier ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917
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Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Hungary, Canada, Spain
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard, ...
Style: futuristic, tech noir, suspense, melancholic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, neo noir, genetics, bounty hunter, ex soldier, investigation, mission, freedom fighter, dark future, police detective, death of protagonist ...
Time: future, year 1966, near future, 2040s
Place: los angeles, las vegas, san diego california, california
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The Boys from Brazil (1978)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Nazi hunter Ezra Lieberman discovers a sinister and bizarre plot to rekindle the Third Reich.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, intense, exciting ...
Plot: nazi, cloning, investigation, jungle, genetic engineering, chase, obsession, conspiracy, manhunt, against humanity, doberman, pursuit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: paraguay, latin america, pennsylvania, europe, usa ...
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It Stains the Sands Red (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the throes of a zombie apocalypse, A troubled woman from Las Vegas with a dark past, finds herself stranded in the desert with a lone and ravenous zombie on her tail.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, suspenseful, wild
Plot: zombie apocalypse, desert, murder, stripper, pursuit, loner, female protagonist, wilderness, cocaine, menstruation, zombie, gore ...
Place: las vegas, usa
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The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, tense, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, lone hero, native american, snow, violence, native americans, bear attack, grizzly bear, old west, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
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The Passage (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: During WW 2, a Basque shepherd is approached by the underground, who wants him to lead a scientist and his family across the Pyrenees. While being pursued by a sadistic German.
Style: suspense, factual, disturbing, tense
Plot: scientist, world war two, exploitation, pursuit, resistance, nazi, shepherd, rescue mission, ss officer, nazis, basque, train ...
Time: 1940s
Place: basque country
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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA
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: stylized, offbeat, witty, atmospheric, melancholic ...
Plot: existentialism, inheritance, hotel, twists & turns, greed, mentor protege relationship, legendary, escapades, disorder, adventure, servant, friendship ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 30s ...
Place: europe, eastern europe, hungary, alps, central europe
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Ready or Not (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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: twists and turns, scary, suspenseful, brutal, suspense ...
Plot: deal with the devil, fiancee, game, rite, ritual, murder, wealth, wedding, hide and seek, tradition, in-laws, family curse ...
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Insecure (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chérif, struggling to pass the entrance exam for nursing school, takes on a side job as a security guard. On duty there, he faces off with a group of hostile teenagers who constantly harass him, and gradually ends up an accomplice to a robbery gone ...
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: fall in love, society, couples, working class, misfit, life is a bitch, immigrants, security guard, pursuit, gang, youth, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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Down River (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Four soldiers trapped behind enemy lines must confront their fears and desires while finding a way back to their battalion.
Style: suspense, serious, exciting, tense, cinema verite ...
Plot: behind enemy lines, survival, military, murder, soldier, friendship, escape, pursuit, betrayal, prisoner, captured, world war two ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century
Place: congo, cambodia, vietnam, normandy, germany
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Birdboy: The Forgotten Children (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, 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: allegory, disturbing, gloomy, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: stranded, monster, cemetery, nightmare, murder, violence, pursuit, island, hallucination, police, death, escape ...
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Les Misérables (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: With a gun at his belt and a truncheon in his hand, Pento has just joined the Seine-Saint-Denis anti-crime brigade, an inner suburb of Paris. On the same team as Chris and Gwada, two men with occasionally “peculiar” methods, he soon discovers ...
Style: captivating, realistic, disturbing, psychological
Plot: police, pursuit, father son relationship, money, police brutality, islam, danger, crimes, police investigation, thief, organized crime, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france
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Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A spinoff of The Fate of the Furious, focusing on Johnson's US Diplomatic Security Agent Luke Hobbs forming an unlikely alliance with Statham's Deckard Shaw.
Style: buddy comedy, tense, exciting, buddy movie, surprise ending ...
Plot: tough guy, secret organization, martial arts, cia agent, car chase, on the run, car, pursuit, murder, corporation, government agent, conspiracy ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ukraine, moscow russia, tower bridge london, los angeles, london
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The Nightingale (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: In 1829, Claire, a 21-year-old Irish convict, chases a British soldier through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence he committed against her family. She enlists the services of an Aboriginal tracker named ...
Style: tense, thought provoking, captivating, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: colonization, aborigine, murder, brutality, revenge, rape revenge, racial prejudice, racism, female protagonist, prejudice, pursuit, anger ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: australia
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October Gale (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A doctor takes in a mysterious man who washes ashore at her remote cottage with a gunshot wound. Quickly they both learn the killer has arrived to finish the job, while a storm has cut them off from the mainland.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: island, mysterious character, isolation, track down, revenge, pursuit, rescue, fear, gunshot wound, cottage, woman in danger, female director ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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Heartthrob (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Sam Maddox, a troubled girl whose father committed suicide, has earned a reputation at her high school for being a bit promiscuous. When Sam begins seeing brilliant, MIT-bound Henry Sinclair, the two opposites really attract. Although Sam ...
Style: dark, captivating, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: obsessive love, murder, pursuit, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, forbidden love, teenage boy, waitress, rivalry, masturbation, tied to a chair, swimming pool, diner ...
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Widows (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in contemporary Chicago, amidst a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities take fate into their own hands and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, bleak, bloody ...
Plot: violence, murder of husband, domestic violence, criminal, debt, danger, female criminal, girl gang, pursuit, brutality, murder, widow ...
Time: 2010s
Place: chicago illinois
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Beautiful Boy (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After he and his first wife separate, journalist David Sheff struggles to help their teenage son Nic, who goes from experimenting with drugs to becoming devastatingly addicted to methamphetamine.
Style: captivating, sentimental, rough, based on true events, non-linear
Plot: drug addiction, methamphetamine, teenage boy, stepmother stepson relationship, drug rehabilitation, missing son, father son relationship, pursuit, ex husband ex wife relationship, boy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, drug rehab ...
Place: san francisco, new york, los angeles
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Satanic Panic (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Horror, Romance, Thriller, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young Mohawk woman and her two lovers battle a squad of American soldiers hell-bent on revenge.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: murder, racism, native american, revenge, forest, love triangle, friendship, chase, manhunt, pursuit, torture, blood ...
Time: georgian era, 19th century, 1800s, future, 1810s
Place: usa, new york
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In Search of Fellini (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lucy, a small-town girl from Ohio, discovers the delightfully bizarre films of legendary filmmaker Federico Fellini and sets off on a journey across Italy to find him.
Style: captivating, sentimental, scary
Plot: search, teenage girl, pursuit, mother daughter relationship, escapades, hopes, journey, cinema, adventure, baby, telephone, food ...
Time: year 1993
Place: ohio, cleveland ohio, italy, rome italy, venice
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Eliminators (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A former US Federal Agent must abandon the witness protection program and come out of hiding when his London home is invaded in error due to a wrong address. When the event ends with multiple homicides, the news triggers those hunting him to send ...
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, tense, brutal
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassin, martial arts, hitman, revenge, widower, daughter, agent, shot to death, pursuit, manhunt, gunfight, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
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