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 suspense, suspenseful, entertaining, exciting, realistic and serious films and TV shows about / with on the run, chase, runaway, murder, violence, dialogue, gun, storytelling, mentor and catastrophe plots mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres shot in USA, Germany, Japan and other countries.
on the run
 2520
on the run movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as on the run: The Fugitive (1993), The Bourne Supremacy (2004), The Bourne Identity (2002), Midnight Special (2016), Knight and Day (2010), Safe House (2012), Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), Abduction (2011), Mutafukaz (2017), In Time (2011).

List of on the run movies

 7.8
 292K
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, neo noir, twists and turns, suspense, cerebral ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: on the run, betrayal, fugitives, escape, conspiracy, manhunt, framed for murder, frame up, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, escapades, hospital ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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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: suspense, twists and turns, intellectual, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: spy, cia, conspiracy, amnesia, espionage, assassin, secret agents, tough heroes, on the run, one against many, tough guy, uncover truth ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, berlin germany, europe, napoli italy, manhattan new york city ...
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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: intense, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: spy, amnesia, secret agents, on the run, one against many, escape, tough heroes, car chase, cia, assassin, secret past, black ops ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, hamburg germany, greece, mediterranean sea, langley virginia ...
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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: suspense, suspenseful, futuristic, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Plot: on the run, father son relationship, chase, supernatural, kidnapping, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, fbi, survival, hostage, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, texas, atlanta georgia, louisiana
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 6.3
 195K
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, romantic, sexy, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, boys' night, date night
Plot: spy, chase, couples, secret agents, cia, espionage, partners, love and romance, escapades, on the run, gunfight, characters in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, kansas, boston, spain, usa ...
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 6.7
 222K
Safe House (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA, Japan
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: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, gunfight, on the run, cia agent, secret service, spy, mercenary, secret agents, betrayal, corruption, fistfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: cape town south africa, africa, south africa, paris france, langley virginia
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Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be ...
Style: exciting, road movie, suspense, surreal, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, desert, distopia, chase, future dystopia, car chase, car, dark hero, on the run, chaos ...
Time: future, near future
Place: australia
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 5.1
 81K
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, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: teenager, chase, on the run, life turned upside down, young heroes, heroes, cia, uncover truth, disorder, lone hero, special agents, assassin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa, new york, london
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 6.7
 4K
Mutafukaz (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Angelino is just one of thousands of deadbeats living in Dark Meat City. But an otherwise unremarkable scooter accident caused by a beautiful, mysterious stranger is about to transform his life... into a waking nightmare! He starts seeing monstrous ...
Style: adult animation, suspense, captivating, tense, weird
Plot: on the run, chase, car chase, violence, running, trap, hybrid, gunfight, global warming, neighbor, bat, uncover truth ...
Place: southern california
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 6.7
 407K
In Time (2011)
Genre: Action, 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, suspense, philosophical, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: immortality, fighting the system, time, distopia, love, future dystopia, dystopic future, social differences, wealth, class differences, race against time, love story ...
Time: future, near future
Place: los angeles, usa
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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, tense, suspense, neo noir ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: obsession, stalking, violent husband, domestic violence, woman in danger, starting over, obsessive love, psychopath, dangerous attraction, on the run, haunted by the past, faked death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1990
Place: iowa, boston, usa, san francisco
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 6.8
 460K
The Maze Runner (2014)
Genre: Action, 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: exciting, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids, family outing
Plot: survival, memory loss, maze, teenager, adventure, apocalypse, distopia, trapped, post apocalypse, youth, fantasy world, young heroes ...
Time: future
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 6.4
 313K
Salt (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspense, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: espionage, female protagonist, spy, cia, strong female lead, secret service, double agent, chase, female spy, female assassin, agent as target, lone hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new york, russia, washington d.c., north korea, usa ...
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 6.1
 3K
Run (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While conveying a Porsche from L.A. to Atlantic City, student Charlie has to make a stop due to engine trouble. Mistaken as rich, he's invited to a big poker game -- and wins big time. However Denny Halloran, son of a mighty mobster, is a bad ...
Style: neo noir, sexy, suspenseful, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: kids, teens, boys' night
Plot: on the run, chase, organized crime, car chase, gambling, hitman, law student, gambler, corrupt cop, poker game, escape, death of son ...
Time: 80s, 90s, future
Place: boston, usa, san francisco
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 6.3
 36K
13 Sins (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A bright but meek salesman, drowning in debt as he's about to get married, receives a mysterious phone call informing him that he's on a hidden camera game show where he must execute 13 tasks to receive a multi-million dollar cash prize.
Style: psychological, scary, suspense, twist ending, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greed, game, mysterious character, psychology, graphic violence, on the run, serial killer, mind game, manipulation, brutality, money, blackmail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
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 7.3
 121K
Good Time (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 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: suspense, neo noir, brutal, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: on the run, prison, brother brother relationship, stolen money, loneliness, hospital, brother, violence, bank robber, heist, amusement park, promise ...
Time: year 2016
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city
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 7.3
 32K
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: neo noir, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, heist, betrayal, on the run, robbery, car chase, bank robbery, murder, chase, brutality, infidelity, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, el paso texas, mexico, san antonio texas, austin texas ...
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Nuns on the Run (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Brian and Charlie work for a gangster. When the boss learns they want to "leave" he sets them up to be killed, after they help rob the local Triads of their drug dealing profits. B&C decide to steal the money for themselves, but ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, entertaining, buddy movie ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: cross dressing, nun, on the run, chase, priest, fish out of water, misfit, farce, convent, gender bending, partners, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
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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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense
Plot: on the run, mafia, protection, family relations, crimes, father, daughter, dog, family life, doberman, father daughter relationship, brother in law ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, chicago illinois, usa
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 6.5
 111K
Safe (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a former elite agent rescues a 12-year-old Chinese girl who's been abducted, they find themselves in the middle of a standoff between Triads, the Russian Mafia and high-level corrupt New York City politicians and police.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: lone hero, organized crime, chase, protector, ex military, gunfight, mafia, martial arts, kidnapping, bodyguard, on the run, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, north america, brooklyn new york city
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 5.1
 51K
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, not serious, sexy, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: policewoman, on the run, chase, police corruption, police, odd couple, friendship, police detective, gangsters, organized crime, corruption, drug cartel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, san antonio texas
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Sonic the Hedgehog (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sonic and the gang must team up to fight Dr. Eggman.
Style: exciting, feel good, light, captivating, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night
Plot: hedgehog, superhero, friend, friendship, chase, super speed, on the run, mad scientist, road trip, speed, portal, military ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s, 2010s
Place: california, san francisco, france, america, usa ...
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The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Bulgaria, Netherlands, Canada, UK, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The world's top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Court of Justice. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time.
Style: buddy comedy, captivating, tense, humorous, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hitman, bodyguard, chase, killer, assassin, tough guy, on the run, two man army, one against many, criminal, murderer, car chase ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: england, buckingham palace, london, manchester, amsterdam ...
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 5.9
 9K
Breathless (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jesse has to get out of Las Vegas quickly, and steals a car to drive to L.A. On the way he shoots a police man. When he makes it to L.A. he stays with Monica, a girl he has only known for a few days. As the film progresses, the police get closer to ...
Style: sexy, neo noir, erotic, talky, suspense ...
Plot: on the run, nudity (full frontal - brief), chase, police, murder, male nudity, police investigation, love and romance, crimes, suspicion of murder, obsessive love, attraction ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, las vegas, california, france, paris france ...
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Knockin' on Heaven's Door (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two young men, Martin and Rudi, both suffering from terminal cancer, get to know each other in a hospital room. They drown their desperation in tequila and decide to take one last trip to the sea. Drunk and still in pajamas they steal the first ...
Style: road movie, humorous, exciting, touching, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, life philosophy, escapades, friendship, friends, odd couple, last wish, partners, on the run, chase, gangsters, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, europe
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 7.4
 571K
Looper (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 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: futuristic, mind bending, thought provoking, tense, confusing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, hitman, time paradox, changing the past or future, cyberpunk, destiny, sent to the past, escape, chase, distopia, self sacrifice ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: shanghai, kansas, usa
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Enemy of the State (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Hotshot Washington lawyer, Robert Dean becomes a victim of high-tech identity theft when a hacker slips an incriminating video into his pocket. Soon, a rogue National Security agent sets out to recover the tape – and destroy Dean.
Style: tense, clever, suspense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, conspiracy, political conspiracy, fighting the system, uncover truth, espionage, satellite, cia, manhunt, intelligence, lawyer, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., maryland, baltimore, usa, north america
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 7.0
 10K
The Stunt Man (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: While on the run from the police, Steve Railsback hides in a group of moviemakers where he pretends to be a stunt man. Both aided and endangered by the director (Peter O'Toole) he avoids both the police and sudden death as a stuntman. The ...
Style: suspense, psychological, tense, atmospheric, intense ...
Plot: stuntman, on the run, crimes, helicopter, police investigation, femme fatale, mistaken identity, disorder, fish out of water, self discovery, showbiz, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: amsterdam, california, guatemala, holland, korea
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 5.7
 44K
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, psychological, serious, scary, tense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: domestic violence, violent husband, self defense, violence against women, abusive husband, abusive relationship, strong female character, stalking, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, obsessive love, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, seattle, los angeles
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A Fork in the Road (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An escaped convict and a woman ponder what to do with a not-quite-dead body.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: on the run, murder, kidnapping, convict, escape, odd couple, nothing goes right, partners, crimes, confined, missing person, prison ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico
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