On the run movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant on the run movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, suspense and intense films and TV shows about / with on the run, chase, violence, murder, chases and races, dialogue, storytelling, death, mentor and catastrophe plots mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres shot in USA, South Africa, UK and other countries.
on the run
 2299
on the run movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as on the run: Abduction (2011), Knight and Day (2010), The Bourne Supremacy (2004), Looper (2012), In Time (2011), The Bourne Identity (2002), Hot Pursuit (2015), The Fugitive (1993), Fast Five (2011), Safe House (2012).

List of on the run movies

 5.1
 73K
Abduction (2011)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young man sets out to uncover the truth about his life after finding his baby photo on a missing persons website.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: on the run, chase, teenager, danger, young heroes, life turned upside down, chases and races, cia, hidden identity, past, assassin, webcam ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh
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 6.3
 171K
Knight and Day (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A fugitive couple goes on a glamorous and sometimes deadly adventure where nothing and no one – even themselves – are what they seem. Amid shifting alliances and unexpected betrayals, they race across the globe, with their survival ultimately ...
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, sexy, not serious ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: spy, chase, on the run, undercover, danger, espionage, secret agents, couples, survival, partners, love and romance, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, spain, europe, usa, washington d.c. ...
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The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When a CIA operation to purchase classified Russian documents is blown by a rival agent, who then shows up in the sleepy seaside village where Bourne and Marie have been living. The pair run for their lives and Bourne, who promised retaliation ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, tough heroes, cia, manhunt, fighting the system, spy, uncover truth, chases and races, espionage, assassin, heroic mission, one against many ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: russia, europe, italy, germany, usa ...
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 7.4
 506K
Looper (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the futuristic action thriller Looper, time travel will be invented but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they will send their target 30 years into the past where a looper, a ...
Style: tense, futuristic, exciting, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, destiny, hitman, on the run, organized crime, sent to the past, mafia, violence, self sacrifice, tragedy ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: usa, shanghai china, kansas
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 6.7
 349K
In Time (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the not-too-distant future the aging gene has been switched off. To avoid overpopulation, time has become the currency and the way people pay for luxuries and necessities. The rich can live forever, while the rest try to negotiate for their ...
Style: futuristic, twists and turns, exciting, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, immortality, race against time, time, social differences, fighting the system, society, love and romance, on the run, chase, poverty, survival ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, los angeles
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The Bourne Identity (2002)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Wounded to the brink of death and suffering from amnesia, Jason Bourne is rescued at sea by a fisherman. With nothing to go on but a Swiss bank account number, he starts to reconstruct his life, but finds that many people he encounters want him ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, intense, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, on the run, escape, tough heroes, assassin, amnesia, cia, car chase, haunted by the past, uncover truth, secret, peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, hamburg germany, langley virginia, switzerland, europe ...
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 5.1
 45K
Hot Pursuit (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An uptight by-the-book cop must protect the widow of a drug boss from crooked cops and gunmen.
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, not serious, light ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: on the run, policewoman, odd couple, police corruption, friendship, chase, organized crime, drug cartel, fugitives, corrupt police, escapades, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: texas, usa
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 7.8
 248K
The Fugitive (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Wrongfully accused of murdering his wife, Richard Kimble escapes from the law in an attempt to find her killer and clear his name. Pursuing him is a team of U.S. marshals led by Deputy Samuel Gerard, a determined detective who will not rest until ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, manhunt, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, escape, on the run, framed for murder, fugitives, betrayal, doctor, corruption, death sentence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
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 7.3
 334K
Fast Five (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Brazil, Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Former cop Brian O'Conner partners with ex-con Dom Toretto on the opposite side of the law. Since Brian and Mia Toretto broke Dom out of custody, they've blown across many borders to elude authorities. Now backed into a corner in Rio de ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, car race, heist, on the run, chase, tough heroes, freedom, fbi, one last job, ex convict, explosion, police chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro, south america, monte carlo ...
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 6.7
 194K
Safe House (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Africa, Japan, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A dangerous CIA renegade resurfaces after a decade on the run. When the safe house he's remanded to is attacked by mercenaries, a rookie operative escapes with him. Now, the unlikely allies must stay alive long enough to uncover who wants them ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, on the run, espionage, secret agents, mercenary, corruption, betrayal, gunfight, rogue agent, interrogation, off the grid, secret service ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: cape town south africa, africa, south africa, langley virginia, paris france
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 6.5
 105K
The Crazies (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Four friends find themselves trapped in their small hometown after they discover their friends and neighbors going quickly and horrifically insane.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: insanity, plague, deadly virus, infected, quarantine, on the run, survival, chaos and mayhem, danger, small town, isolation, army ...
Place: iowa, usa, kansas
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Eyes of an Angel (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: John Travolta is a downtrodden single father raising his daughter under difficult circumstances in Chicago. The young girl comes upon and then nurses a wounded Doberman used for fighting, back to health. Duped by underworld types he was working as a ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: on the run, mafia, protection, crimes, family relations, family life, crime, father, daughter, drug abuse, gangsters, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, chicago illinois
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 5.7
 37K
Enough (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Working-class waitress Slim thought she was entering a life of domestic bliss when she married Mitch, the man of her dreams. After the arrival of their first child, her picture perfect life is shattered when she discovers Mitch's hidden ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, tense, scary ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: life is a bitch, self defense, domestic violence, stalking, violence against women, violent husband, crumbling marriage, on the run, abusive husband, hidden identity, strong female character, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, san francisco
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Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young woman fakes her own death in an attempt to escape her nightmarish marriage, but discovers it is impossible to elude her controlling husband.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: stalking, domestic violence, obsession, violent husband, starting over, woman in danger, haunted by the past, danger, on the run, psychopath, faked death, marital abuse ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, 20th century, 1990s
Place: iowa, usa, boston, san francisco
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 6.6
 95K
Run All Night (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Brooklyn mobster and prolific hit man Jimmy Conlon has seen better days. Longtime best friend of a mob boss, Jimmy is haunted by the sins of his past—as well as a dogged police detective who’s been one step behind Jimmy for 30 years. But when ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, intense ...
Plot: on the run, hitman, murder, manhunt, haunted by the past, gangsters, crime, revenge, parents and children, criminal heroes, father son relationship, gangster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city, bronx new york city
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 6.8
 392K
The Maze Runner (2014)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Set in a post-apocalyptic world, young Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow “runners” for a shot at escape.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, tense, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: apocalypse, survival, memory loss, adventure, young heroes, maze, isolation, trapped, imaginary, danger, youth, society ...
Time: future
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 7.4
 26K
The Getaway (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A recently released ex-con and his loyal wife go on the run after a heist goes awry.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, cynical, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, on the run, chase, bank robbery, robbery, betrayal, prison, infidelity, criminal heroes, crimes, couples, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, usa
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Dirty Mary Crazy Larry (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two lovers, Mary and Larry, in their Dodge Charger are chased by the police after robbing a grocery store.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, chase, robbery, mechanic, partners, buddies, law enforcement, store, race against time, car chase, police, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
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The Naked Prey (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of men are on safari. One of the party refuses to give a gift to a tribe they encounter. The tribe is offended, seizes the party, and one-by-one, kills all but one of the safari members in various creative and horrifying ways. The last ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, hunter, chase, wilderness, on the run, tribe, manhunt, adventurer, deadly, danger, culture clash, cannibalism ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
Place: south africa, africa
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Midnight Special (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A father and son go on the run after the dad learns his child possesses special powers.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, futuristic, atmospheric ...
Plot: chase, on the run, hostage, government, supernatural, supernatural ability, parents and children, family relations, danger, superhuman powers, imaginary, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, texas, louisiana, atlanta georgia
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 5.9
 4K
Renegade (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Renegade is an American television series that ran for 110 episodes spanning 5 seasons, first broadcast between September 19, 1992 and April 4, 1997. The series was created by Stephen J. Cannell. Executive Producers included Cannell, Stu Segall, ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: on the run, bounty hunter, frame up, police corruption, police detective, heroes, crime, law enforcement, murder, chase, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: san diego california
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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, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: on the run, hitman, chase, gangsters, crimes, danger, tough heroes, heist, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, pursuit ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa
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The Incredible Hulk (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Scientist Bruce Banner scours the planet for an antidote to the unbridled force of rage within him: the Hulk. But when the military masterminds who dream of exploiting his powers force him back to civilization, he finds himself coming face to face ...
Style: exciting, serious, gloomy, comic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhuman powers, transformation, superhero, scientist, giant, on the run, mutant, adventure, military, experiment gone awry, escapades, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, brazil, usa, virginia, rio de janeiro ...
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 4.3
 11K
Fair Game (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Max Kirkpatrick is a cop who protects Kate McQuean, a civil law attorney, from a renegade KGB team out to terminate her
Style: realistic, stylized, suspenseful, serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, on the run, kgb, gunfight, conspiracy, foot chase, hostage, fbi, police detective, woman in danger, police protection, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, florida, miami
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 5.3
 351
Quick (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A female assassin named "Quick" is hired to bring in a Mafia accountant, who is under police protection. Double crossed by the mafia, she takes her hostage to California to retrieve $3M that he took before running. The mafia and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, chase, on the run, kidnapping, mafia, hitman, danger, manhunt, accountant, femme fatale, corruption, murder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california
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 7.3
 59K
Good Time (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After a botched bank robbery lands his younger brother in prison, Connie Nikas embarks on a twisted odyssey through the city's underworld in an increasingly desperate—and dangerous—attempt to get his brother Nick out of jail.
Style: brutal, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, dark humor
Plot: on the run, loneliness, brother, violence, prison, bank robber, wheelchair, stolen money, one night, brother brother relationship, teenage sex, promise ...
Place: new york, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city
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 7.2
 294K
Shooter (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A marksman living in exile is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the president. Ultimately double-crossed and framed for the attempt, he goes on the run to track the real killer and find out who exactly set him up, and why.
Style: exciting, intense, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, corruption, frame up, fbi, false accusation, master warrior, patriotism, on the run, cover up, one man army, senator, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kentucky, tennessee, langley virginia, ethiopia ...
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 6.5
 90K
U.S. Marshals (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: U.S. Marshal Sam Gerard is accompanying a plane load of convicts from Chicago to New York. The plane crashes spectacularly, and Mark Sheridan escapes. But when Diplomatic Security Agent John Royce is assigned to help Gerard recapture Sheridan, it ...
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, frame up, cia, on the run, agent, chases and races, law enforcement, escape, mole, law enforcer killer, ex law enforcer, obstacle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois, san francisco
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 7.0
 244K
28 Weeks Later (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this chilling sequel to 28 Days Later, the inhabitants of the British Isles appear to have lost their battle against the onslaught of disease, as the deadly rage virus has killed every citizen there. Six months later, a group of Americans dare to ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, plague, zombie apocalypse, infected, chaos, mutant, danger, siblings relations, post apocalypse, virus, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
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 6.3
 37K
Deadfall (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A thriller that follows two siblings who decide to fend for themselves in the wake of a botched casino heist, and their unlikely reunion during another family's Thanksgiving celebration.
Style: exciting, serious, tense, suspense, tricky ...
Plot: cons and scams, murderous pair, criminal heroes, on the run, homecoming, crime, murder, crime gone awry, robbery, partners, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, michigan, boston
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