Phone book movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant phone book movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, stylized, serious, visually appealing, humorous and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with phone book, telephone call, cigarette smoking, murder, storytelling, mentor, runaway, death, crimes and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, Australia, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as phone book: Mary and Max (2009), The Jerk (1979), Kiss or Kill (1997), Muriel's Wedding (1994), Glengarry Glen Ross (1992), Gleaming the Cube (1989), Times Square (1980), Murder by Phone (1982), Alison's Birthday (1981), The Fourth Wish (1976).

List of phone book movies

 8.1
 162K
Mary and Max (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A tale of friendship between two unlikely pen pals: Mary, a lonely, eight-year-old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max, a forty-four-year old, severely obese man living in New York. In the mid-1970's, a homely, friendless ...
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, stylized, sentimental ...
Plot: loneliness, social misfits, friendship, neighbor, asperger's syndrome, letter, correspondence, unlikely friendships, mental illness, young woman, suffering, jewish ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: australia, new york, usa
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 7.2
 52K
The Jerk (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After discovering he's not really black like the rest of his family, likable dimwit Navin Johnson runs off on a hilarious misadventure in this comedy classic that takes him from rags to riches and back to rags again. The slaphappy jerk strikes ...
Style: humorous, clever, cynical, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: farce, birthday, butler, sniper, leaving home, coming of age, fall in love, fish out of water, phone book, tennis court, misfit, starting over ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: mississippi, usa, los angeles, southern usa, st. louis missouri
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 6.2
 1K
Kiss or Kill (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two lovers, Nikki and Al, have a scam in which Nikki allows herself to be picked up by older men, drugs them, and, with Al's help, robs them. After accidentally killing one of her victims with an overdose, Nikki and Al are on the run.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, rough, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, hotel, on the road, scam, neo noir, hotel room, chase, chases and races, crime, serial killer, dishonesty, desert ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, south australia
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Muriel's Wedding (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Muriel’s Wedding is P.J. Hogan’s film debut. A humorous emancipation story of an unemployed woman who evolves from a dreamer into a self sustaining successful woman. An amusing comedy that’s funny, silly, angry and serious.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, theft, cinderella story, small town, looking for love, leaving home, family disapproval, social awkwardness, self esteem, romance, misfit, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
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Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Glengarry Glen Ross, follows the lives of four unethical Chicago real estate agents who are prepared to go to any lengths (legal or illegal) to unload undesirable real estate on unwilling prospective buyers.
Style: talky, cynical, intense, tense, realistic ...
Plot: office, greed, real estate agent, corporate world, ambition, rivalry, manipulation, manipulations, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, career, reward ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, florida, chicago illinois, arizona ...
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Gleaming the Cube (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An Orange County teenager's carefree life of ditching class and skateboarding abandoned pools comes to a screeching halt when his adopted Vietnamese brother dies. The cops rule the death a suicide, but the bereaved skater believes he was ...
Style: suspenseful, sentimental, realistic, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: skateboarding, skateboard, murder, vengeance, underdog, crimes, deadly, righting the wronged, skating, social misfits, dishonesty, adoption ...
Time: 80s, year 1988
Place: los angeles
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It's Impossible to Learn to Plow by Reading Books (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A nameless young character travels to the country, meeting some acquaintances and strangers, having banal conversations, and dedicating his existence to daily mundane activities.
Plot: bottled water, painting, laundromat, gas station, reading, brother sister relationship, mail, dog, escalator, elevator, auto repair, hiking ...
Place: austin texas, houston texas, los angeles, san francisco
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 6.8
 1K
Times Square (1980)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two ill-matched teenage girls form a punk band and soon have New York by its ears.
Style: exciting, cynical, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: punk, hospital, runaway, kids in trouble, society, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, youth, music band, ambition, love and romance, misfit ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Murder by Phone (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A disgruntled phone company employee develops a device whereby those answering a phone can be murdered, and it's up to Nat Bridger to stop the killer.
Plot: revenge, murder, telephone, pain, slasher, manhunt, murder of mother, spelling, receptionist, tractor, friend, friendship ...
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Alison's Birthday (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young girl is subjected to a reign of terror so that her soul can be transferred to the body of an old crone.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: radio announcer, shot with a gun, guitar playing, car driving, body swapping, crying girl, open grave, inheritance, gun, urban setting, visit, brunette ...
Place: sydney australia
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The Fourth Wish (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The poignant struggle of a man to grant his terminally ill son three wishes - and the obstacles cast in his way of achieving this goal.
Plot: climbing stairs, beach, priest, flat, seat belt, opening a door, saying goodbye, pajamas, comb, airport, snoring, disease ...
Place: south australia, australia, adelaide south australia
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Harry in Your Pocket (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A master thief (James Coburn) and his drug-addicted partner teach two aspiring crooks (Michael Sarrazin, Trish Van Devere) how to steal wallets.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, realistic, semi serious
Plot: pickpocket, cons and scams, teaching the ways of the world, crime, dishonesty, crimes, criminal heroes, partners, friends, deaf mute, female criminal, looking in a window ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, washington d.c., seattle, seattle washington
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Double Indemnity (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A scheming wife lures an insurance investigator into helping murder her husband and then declare it an accident. The investigator's boss, not knowing his man is involved in it, suspects murder and sets out to prove it.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, investigation, insurance fraud, killer, femme fatale, deadly, crimes, crime, dishonesty, manipulations, law enforcement, manipulation ...
Time: 70s
Place: beverly hills
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 6.6
 2K
Tony Rome (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tony Rome, a tough Miami PI living on a houseboat, is hired by a local millionaire to find jewelry stolen from his daughter, and in the process has several encounters with local hoods as well as the Miami Beach PD.
Style: suspenseful, clever, witty, mind bending, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, prostitute, beach, tough heroes, power relations, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, mystery, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s
Place: miami, usa, florida, miami beach
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 6.4
 22K
Malice (1993)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A tale about a happily married couple who would like to have children. Tracy teaches infants, Andy's a college professor. Things are never the same after she is taken to hospital and operated upon by Jed, a "know all" doctor.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: mystery, serial killer, murder, college, insurance fraud, investigation, dishonesty, couple relations, married couple, infidelity, double life, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: boston
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 5.3
 418
Nola (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An urban fairy tale-romantic comedy, in which Nola, an aspiring songwriter, leaves an abusive Kansas home and journeys to New York to find her biological father. Once there, she finds more than she expected.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, feel good
Plot: nothing goes right, lifestyle, fish out of water, parents and children, disorder, love and romance, romance, mysterious character, prostitute, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teen romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, kansas
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 4.7
 407
Twisted (1986)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: One evening the Collins find their maid Mrs. Murdock at the end of their steps: dead, neck broken. Obviously she had an accident. Consequently they need a new babysitter for an upcoming big party. The sensible Helen meets little Susan Collins at the ...
Plot: nanny, maid, classroom, doll, dead cat, dinner party, babysitting, underage drinking, nosebleed, helmet, kitten, fencing ...
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Moron 5 and the Crying Lady (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Philippines, Indonesia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Half-witted longtime friends Albert, Isaac, Mozart "Mo", Michaelangelo "Mike" and Aristotle "Aris" were used to living moronic yet pretty normal and hassle-free lives until successful career woman Becky Pamintuan ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: friendship, false accusation, frame up, goofy hero, youth, crimes, buddies, rivalry, society, prisoner, stupidity, prison escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, the philippines
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 7.5
 9K
Submarino (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: As children, Nick and his little brother take care of their baby brother while their mother drinks herself senseless. But the baby dies, and both brothers blame themselves. Many years later, Nick is out of prison after serving time for an assault. ...
Style: bleak, rough, sincere, melancholic, depressing ...
Plot: heroin, drug abuse, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, estrangement, family relations, life is a bitch, redemption, family problems, inheritance, reunion, loner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: denmark, copenhagen, europe, copenhagen denmark, berlin germany
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 6.5
 109K
Premium Rush (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In Manhattan, a bike messenger picks up an envelope that attracts the interest of a dirty cop, who pursues the cyclist throughout the city.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: delivery, chase, race against time, organized crime, police corruption, corruption, life turned upside down, on the run, dishonesty, resourceful, danger, dirty cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, china, united states ...
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The Way of the Gun (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two criminal drifters without sympathy get more than they bargained for after kidnapping and holding for ransom the surrogate mother of a powerful and shady man.
Style: twists and turns, cynical, rough, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ransom, kidnapping, gangsters, gunfight, crime gone awry, criminal, crime, crimes, money, surrogate mother, disorder, confined ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: mexico
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 6.9
 1K
Western (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Catalonian Paco is a traveling rep for a shoe manufacturer. When he stops to pick up Russian emigree hitchhiker Nino, Paco soon finds himself on the side of the road with everything stolen out from under him. Local gift shop owner Marinette gives ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, countryside, friendship, on the road, society, love and romance, partners, misfit, friends, couples, disorder, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, galicia, brittany
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Three Colors: White (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France, Poland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Polish immigrant Karol Karol finds himself out of a marriage, a job and a country when his French wife, Dominique, divorces him after six months due to his impotence. Forced to leave France after losing the business they jointly owned, Karol enlists ...
Style: witty, atmospheric, emotional, touching, dark humor ...
Plot: funeral, faked death, crumbling marriage, business venture, french, ex wife, vengeance, cheating, humiliation, phone sex, hairdresser, businessman ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: poland, paris france, france, europe, warsaw poland ...
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 6.1
 156K
Transporter 3 (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Ukraine, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Frank Martin puts the driving gloves on to deliver Valentina, the kidnapped daughter of a Ukranian government official, from Marseilles to Odessa on the Black Sea. En route, he has to contend with thugs who want to intercept Valentina's safe ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: one man army, car chase, murder, disobey, heroes, delivery, initially antagonists, kidnapping, crimes, chases and races, danger, lone wolves ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, budapest, budapest hungary, ukraine
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 8.0
 790K
The Terminator (1984)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the post-apocalyptic future, reigning tyrannical supercomputers teleport a cyborg assassin known as the "Terminator" back to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor, whose unborn son is destined to lead insurgents against 21st century mechanical ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, cyberpunk, cyborgs, sent to the past, androids, androids and robots, killer robot, protector, dystopic future, manhunt, artificial intelligence, terminator ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, twentieth century, year 1984 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, mexico
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 4.5
 42K
Striptease (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bounced from her job, Erin Grant needs money if she's to have any chance of winning back custody of her child. But, eventually, she must confront the naked truth: to take on the system, she'll have to take it all off. Erin strips to ...
Style: sexy, touching, sexual, erotic, intense ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), strip club, striptease, stripper, custody, dancer's life, single parent, blackmail, dancing, family problems, manipulation, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: florida, usa, miami, las vegas
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 6.8
 106K
Street Kings (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tom Ludlow is a disillusioned L.A. Police Officer, rarely playing by the rules and haunted by the death of his wife. When evidence implicates him in the execution of a fellow officer, he is forced to go up against the cop culture he's been a ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, serious, harsh, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, neo noir, violence, dirty cop, gunfight, police investigation, tough law enforcer, vigilantism, right and wrong, doubts and hesitations, undercover cop, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 6.7
 7K
Somersault (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Australian teenager Heidi is left with little choice but to leave home after she's caught red-handed with her mother's boyfriend. With few options, Heidi ends up in Jindabyne, a tourist community. Upon meeting Joe at a bar, she pursues a ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: self discovery, coming of age, teenage life, love and romance, friendship, romance, fall in love, teenager, couple relations, mother daughter relationship, gas station, sexuality ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, new south wales, california
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 7.2
 4K
Simple Men (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bitter about being double-crossed by the women he loved, (and with the police after him to boot), Bill vows to seduce the next woman he sees, then throw her away. His brother Dennis, meanwhile, is equally determined to track down their long lost ...
Style: talky, realistic, road movie, witty, humorous ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, missing person, haunted by the past, obsessive quest, crimes, romance, on the road, father son relationship, small town, radical ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, pennsylvania, maryland, pentagon ...
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 6.2
 151K
Rush Hour 3 (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After an attempted assassination on Ambassador Han, Inspector Lee and Detective Carter are back in action as they head to Paris to protect a French woman with knowledge of the Triads' secret leaders. Lee also holds secret meetings with a United ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, realistic, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: african american, martial arts, ambassador, french, police investigation, disorder, verbal byplay, graphic violence, loud, friends, silly humor, odd couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, los angeles, europe, hong kong ...
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