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 rough films and TV shows about / with pursuit, murder, chase, danger, violence, blood, death, runaway, gunfight and brutality plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
pursuit movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as pursuit: Lakeview Terrace (2008), I Can Make You Love Me (1993), Heatstroke (2013), We Go On (2016), Slow West (2015), Ride in the Whirlwind (1966), The Desperate Trail (1994), The Chase (1994), Fast & Furious (2009), Bird Box (2018).

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, rough ...
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, disturbing, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: hostage, pursuit, obsession, psychopath, violence, dangerous attraction, hostages, crimes, deadly, mentally unstable, crime, stalking ...
Time: 80s
Place: virginia, california, usa
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, pursuit, woman in danger, wilderness, desert, on the run, deadly, murder, manhunt, poacher, stranded in the desert, death of father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, south africa
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We Go On (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 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: bleak, suspenseful, suspense, scary, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural power, pursuit, medium, ghost, murder, fear of death, supernatural, life after death
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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, search, pursuit, death of father, horse, bounty hunter, outlaw, criminal, 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: disturbing, realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, pursuit, anti hero, false accusation, anti heroes, criminal, robbery, outlaw, old west, vigilantism, dishonesty, partners ...
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, pursuit, chase, old west, criminal heroes, on the run, crimes, tough heroes, track down, woman in danger, husband wife relationship, sexual abuse ...
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, pursuit, violence, crimes, disorder, danger, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, mexico, california, united states, los angeles ...
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Fast & Furious (2009)
Genre: Action, 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, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car chase, car race, chase, chases and races, street racing, gang, friends, police officer, rivalry, crimes, loss of loved one, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, mexico, usa, latin america, panama ...
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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, atmospheric, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: survival, end of the world, survival horror, fear, blindness, suicide, bird, murder, creature, post apocalypse, parents and children, chase ...
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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, punishment, escape attempt, death, loss of parent, convict, respect, death of parent ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1950s, 50s
Place: florida, southern usa
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The Deadly Pledge (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Samantha Willows, a college freshman, looks to pledge a sorority. Unbeknownst to Sam, it is haunted by a former pledge taking revenge on those who wronged her.
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, psychological
Plot: sorority, college, pursuit, haunted house, murder, ghost, uncover truth, danger, violence, rivalry
Time: 21st century
Place: 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: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, surprise ending, psychological thriller ...
Plot: mental institution, obsession, maniac, fear, mental patient, psychopath, murder, pursuit, stalker, mental illness, psychiatric ward, sexual assault ...
Place: portugal, pennsylvania, boston
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Grave Encounters 2 (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
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: suspenseful, tense, scary, serious, dark
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, murder, found footage, spirit, mental institution, pursuit, insanity, halloween, ouija board, paranormal investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: canada, los angeles
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Paranormal Activity (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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, suspenseful, twists and turns, dark, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, fear, paranormal activity, panic, couples, videotaping, danger, demonic possession, nightmare, evil force ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: usa, los angeles, california, san diego california
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The Haunting in Connecticut (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When the Campbell family moves to upstate Connecticut, they soon learn that their charming Victorian home has a disturbing history: not only was the house a transformed funeral parlor where inconceivable acts occurred, but the owner's ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, gothic, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, occult, funeral home, evil force, curses spells and rituals, hallucination, reverend, cancer, family in danger, life is a bitch, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1987, 80s
Place: connecticut, usa
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1917 (2019)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, UK, India, Spain, Canada, China
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: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: trench warfare, world war one, soldier, british army, race against time, british soldier, british military, pursuit, behind enemy lines, brother brother relationship, storytelling, german soldier ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917, 20th century
Place: france
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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, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, neo noir, genetics, bounty hunter, ex soldier, investigation, dark future, death of protagonist, inventor, freedom fighter, violence ...
Time: future, 2040s, near future, year 1966
Place: los angeles, las vegas, california, san diego california
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The Boys from Brazil (1978)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, 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, against humanity, manhunt, pursuit, mad scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: paraguay, latin america, europe, pennsylvania, usa ...
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Vengeance (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young police officer, a local guide and his daughter follows the trail of a prison escapee, Nasor, into a mysterious forest with many hidden secrets, one of which directly relates to the death of Nasor's father at the hands of the father of ...
Style: suspense, scary, rough, serious, psychotronic
Plot: forest, giant snake, pursuit, manhunt, escaped convict, supernatural, prisoner, curse, undercover cop, on the lam, creature, runaway ...
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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, suspenseful, tense, wild
Plot: zombie apocalypse, desert, stripper, murder, pursuit, female protagonist, loner, wilderness, gore, cocaine, rape, zombie ...
Place: las vegas, usa
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The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, rough, suspenseful, tense, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, native american, lone hero, violence, snow, native americans, old west, grizzly bear, bear attack, 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: factual, suspense, disturbing, tense
Plot: scientist, world war two, exploitation, pursuit, resistance, nazi, shepherd, rescue mission, ss officer, nazis, mountain, gypsy ...
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, twists & turns, hotel, inheritance, greed, adventure, escapades, mentor protege relationship, disorder, servant, friendship, cons and scams ...
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, suspense, suspenseful, brutal ...
Plot: game, deal with the devil, fiancee, rite, ritual, murder, wealth, wedding, hide and seek, tradition, in-laws, family curse ...
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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, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, pursuit, escapades, journey, hopes, adventure, cinema, motor scooter, cigarette smoking, rain ...
Time: year 1993
Place: venice, rome italy, ohio, italy, cleveland ohio
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Snipes (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Music, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Erik is a hip-hop-lovin' teen living in Philadelphia who'd rather spend time listening to his idol, the rapper Prolifik. One day, Erik finds himself more entangled in Prolifik's life than he ever imagined possible: Prolifik's ...
Style: stylized, serious, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, musician's life, teenage life, injustice, survival, pursuit, friendship, hip hop, kidnapping, violence, corpse, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa
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No Mercy (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An unconventional undercover Chicago cop and his partner are recruited to commit the murder of a New Orleans criminal kingpin.
Style: suspenseful, serious, intense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, chase, neo noir, crime, crimes, fighting crime, danger, neo-noir, death of partner, crime boss, pursuit ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
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Night of the Running Man (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Las Vegas cab driver finds a million dollars of stolen money in his cab after his fare is murdered. Soon after, a ruthless hitman is in persuit; he will stop at nothing to recover the money and dispose of all witnesses.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: on the run, hitman, gangsters, chase, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, danger, law enforcement, heist, tough heroes, pursuit ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles
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The Driver (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Driver specializes in driving getaway cars for robberies. His exceptional talent has prevented him from being caught yet. After another successful flight from the police a self-assured detective makes it his primary goal to catch the Driver. He ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, heist, neo noir, anti heroes, on the run, one last job, police detective, getaway driver, gambling, witness, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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