Confrontation movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant confrontation movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, intense and thought provoking films and TV shows about / with confrontation, murder, death, mentor, storytelling, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, corruption, shot to death and brutality plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
confrontation movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as confrontation: Banshee (2013), Miss Sloane (2016), Drone (2017), Una (2016), A Bronx Tale (1993), November Criminals (2017), JFK (1991), Man on the Moon (1999), Enemy of the State (1998), Revolutionary Road (2008).

List of confrontation movies

Banshee (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Banshee is an American drama television series set in a small town in Pennsylvania Amish country and features an enigmatic ex-con posing as a murdered sheriff who imposes his own brand of justice while also cooking up plans that serve his own ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, sexy, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, female nudity, ex convict, organized crime, tough heroes, crimes, sexual activity, crime, shooting, thief, cons and scams, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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Miss Sloane (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, Canada, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: An ambitious lobbyist faces off against the powerful gun lobby in an attempt to pass gun control legislation.
Style: clever, political, tense, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: lobbyist, female protagonist, strong female character, career woman, determination, politics, world politics, courtroom, strong female lead, lawyer, fighting the system, business ...
Time: 21st century
Place: washington d.c., milwaukee wisconsin, new hampshire, massachusetts, michigan ...
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Drone (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ideologies collide with fatal results when a military drone contractor meets an enigmatic Pakistani businessman.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: drone, confrontation, terrorist, family life, revenge, family in danger, secret life, secret identity, bomb threat, deception, husband wife relationship, telephone call ...
Place: pakistan
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Una (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a young woman unexpectedly arrives at an older man's workplace, looking for answers, the secrets of the past threaten to unravel his new life.
Style: psychological, cynical, sad, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: pedophilia, female nudity, sexual awakening, confrontation, reunion, sex scene, teenage girl, small town, sex, love story, mental illness, teenager ...
Time: contemporary
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A Bronx Tale (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Set in the Bronx during the tumultuous 1960s, an adolescent boy is torn between his honest, working-class father and a violent yet charismatic crime boss. Complicating matters is the youngster's growing attraction - forbidden in his ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, serious, contemplative ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mentor, white male black female relationship, gang leader, loyalty, mafia, coming of age, friendship, urban ghetto, generation gap, nostalgia, mob boss ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1960, 20th century, year 1968
Place: bronx new york city, new york, usa, new york state, united states ...
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November Criminals (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Addison Schacht investigates the murder of his friend Kevin, with the help of Phoebe, and they discover the truth is darker than they ever imagined.
Style: touching, cynical, suspenseful, captivating, sincere
Audience: teen drama
Plot: high school, murder, death of mother, girlfriend, friendship, father son relationship, investigation, confrontation, shot to death, drug dealer, police, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
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JFK (1991)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 189 min.
Story: New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.
Style: thought provoking, serious, captivating, controversial, disturbing ...
Plot: political conspiracy, kennedy assassination, cia, investigation, district attorney, president, assassination, gay slur, fighting the system, political corruption, evidence, government ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: new orleans, vietnam, cuba, washington d.c., texas ...
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Man on the Moon (1999)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A film about the life and career of the eccentric avant-garde comedian, Andy Kaufman.
Style: offbeat, touching, tragicomedy, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: comedian, showbiz, tv show, prank, actor's life, rising to stardom, human spirit, fighting illness, celebrity culture, performer's life, rise and fall, dying ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1984, year 1985
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, lithuania, memphis ...
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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, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, fighting the system, uncover truth, conspiracy, intelligence, manhunt, satellite, witnessing a crime, mexican standoff, privacy, wiretap, espionage ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., usa, north america, baltimore
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Revolutionary Road (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children. Based on a novel by Richard Yates.
Style: bad ending, serious, bleak, heartbreaking, depressing ...
Plot: family problems, housewife, under the surface, suburbs, cold relationship, adultery, dysfunctional family, couple relations, death of wife, jealousy, abortion, destiny ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1948, year 1955 ...
Place: connecticut, usa, paris france, new york, california
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The Hurt Locker (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential enemy and every object could be a deadly bomb.
Style: realistic, tense, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, iraq war, army, sniper, marines, military, terrorism, war, u.s. army, bomb squad, determination, peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, 2000s
Place: middle east, iraq, baghdad iraq, new york
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Heat (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Obsessive master thief, Neil McCauley leads a top-notch crew on various daring heists throughout Los Angeles while determined detective, Vincent Hanna pursues him without rest. Each man recognizes and respects the ability and the dedication of the ...
Style: neo noir, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, master criminal, bank robbery, gunfight, robbery, police detective, crimes, group of criminals, thief, crime, one last job, chase ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, united states
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V for Vendetta (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In a world in which Great Britain has become a fascist state, a masked vigilante known only as 'V' conducts guerrilla warfare against the oppressive British government. When 'V' rescues a young woman from the secret police, he ...
Style: captivating, futuristic, stylized, intense, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: revolution, fighting the system, anti hero, vengeance, distopia, freedom, rebellion, future dystopia, society, vigilantism, mysterious character, revenge ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london, britain
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Gran Torino (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Walt Kowalski is a widower who holds onto his prejudices despite the changes in his Michigan neighborhood and the world around him. Kowalski is a grumpy, tough-minded, unhappy old man who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbors. ...
Style: serious, emotional, thought provoking, suspenseful, contemplative ...
Plot: gang, gunfight, veteran, friendship, interracial relations, elderly, rape, immigrants, neighbor, visceral, ex soldier, prejudice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
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Ethos (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: A group of unique characters from dramatically different socio-cultural backgrounds meeting in startling circumstances in the vibrant and colorful city of Istanbul, - some by chance and some by force of will.
Style: psychological, captivating
Plot: confrontation, city, cross cultural relations, cultural difference, chance meeting, social differences, social relations, culture clash, society, social problems, mentally unstable woman, rape ...
Place: istanbul turkey
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Center of My World (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A strange family: 17-year-old Phil lives with his mother and twin sister in an old mansion on the outskirts of town. When he returns from summer camp, the mood in the mansion has soured somehow. Phil doesn’t worry about it, hanging out with his ...
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, rough, lgbt cinema
Plot: gay teenager, lgbt, gay sex, gay lead character, gay kiss, friendship, gay, coming of age, gay protagonist, bisexuality, gay athlete, first gay sexual experience ...
Place: central europe
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On the Corner (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Angel and Randy Henry are a sister and brother, caught on the mean streets of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. While Angel finds the strength to escape her seemingly hopeless situation, Randy slips deeper into a world consumed by abandonment and ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, serious, touching
Plot: dysfunctional family, missing person, interracial relations, homelessness, drug addiction, brother sister relationship, drug dealer, mother daughter relationship, confrontation, drug rehab, neighborhood, hospital ...
Place: vancouver
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Fight Club (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the ...
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, twist ending, mind bending, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nihilism, split personality, self destructing, fighting the system, insomnia, social decay, dark humor, losing-it hero, loneliness, life philosophy, insanity, paranoia ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: delaware, usa
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Unhinged (2020)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A case of road rage turns into full-blown terror when an unstable driver follows a woman and her son.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: woman in danger, stalker, maniac, road rage, evil man, psychopath, pursuit, stalking, mentally unstable, threat, brutality, car chase ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
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The Road Killers (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a young boy is almost runover by a maniac on a highway, a re-encounter and confrontation by the boy's father with the driver sets off conflicts with a carful of maniacs.
Style: road movie, suspenseful, realistic, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: witnessing a crime, gang, psychopath, kidnapping, woman in danger, missing person, family in danger, crimes, rescue, crime, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
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Fight for Your Life (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A minister dispenses justice on three convicts who take his family hostage.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, bleak, tense ...
Plot: family relations, self defense, bishop, rapist, sexual abuse, racism, family in danger, hostage, danger, prison escape, revenge, garrote ...
Time: 70s
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The Bedford Incident (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Richard Widmark plays a hardened cold-war warrior and captain of the American destroyer USS Bedford. Sidney Poitier is a reporter given permission to interview the captain during a routine patrol. Poitier gets more than he bargained for when the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, submarine, navy, war, heroic mission, danger, race against time, journalism, military, battlefield, nuclear missile, confrontation ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: atlantic ocean, greenland, russia
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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: false accusation, on the run, chase, pursuit, anti hero, anti heroes, criminal, robbery, outlaw, vigilantism, old west, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
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Breathe In (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a foreign exchange student arrives in a small upstate New York town, she challenges the dynamics of her host family's relationships and alters their lives forever.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, age difference, midlife crisis, family relations, family problems, couples, under the surface, unfulfillment, human nature, introspection, musician, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Desperate Measures (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: San Francisco police officer Frank Connor is in a frantic search for a compatible bone marrow donor for his gravely ill son. There's only one catch the potential donor is convicted multiple murderer Peter McCabe who sees a trip to the hospital ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, emotional, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, chase, hospital, convict, swat team, criminal, life is a bitch, family problems, parents and children, race against time, escape, child illness ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
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When Did You Last See Your Father? (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of a son's conflicting memories of his dying father.
Style: sentimental, realistic, sincere, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: father son relationship, reconciliation, family relations, terminal illness, memory, parents and children, infidelity, coming of age, illness, family, teenager, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, year 1989, 1960s, 60s, 80s ...
Place: london, brighton, england
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Alpha Dog (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Johnny Truelove likes to see himself as tough. He's the son of an underworld figure and a drug dealer. Johnny also likes to get tough when things don't go his way. When Jake Mazursky fails to pay up for Johnny, things get worse for the ...
Style: rough, serious, disturbing, bleak, harsh ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: kidnapping, gang, friendship, marijuana, crimes, youth, society, criminal heroes, nudity (full frontal - brief), crime, death, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 2003, year 2005, year 1999
Place: california, usa, palm springs california, albuquerque new mexico
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The West Wing (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The West Wing provides a glimpse into presidential politics in the nation's capital as it tells the stories of the members of a fictional presidential administration. These interesting characters have humor and dedication that touches the heart ...
Style: clever, talky, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: politics, political intrigue, election, politician, white house, teamwork, government official, liberal, democrat, workplace, head of state, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa
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I, Robot (2004)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 2035, where robots are common-place and abide by the three laws of robotics, a techno-phobic cop investigates an apparent suicide. Suspecting that a robot may be responsible for the death, his investigation leads him to believe that humanity may ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, future dystopia, androids and robots, artificial intelligence, cyborgs, a.i., technology gone awry, man versus machine, hi-tech, cyberpunk, danger, androids ...
Time: future, 2030s, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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The Green Mile (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: A supernatural tale set on death row in a Southern prison, where gentle giant John Coffey possesses the mysterious power to heal people's ailments. When the cellblock's head guard, Paul Edgecomb, recognizes Coffey's miraculous gift, ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, heartbreaking, serious ...
Plot: false accusation, supernatural, prison, life philosophy, death row, convict, prison life, stephen king, healing power, justice, supernatural ability, death sentence ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1999, 90s ...
Place: usa, southern usa, louisiana
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