Asking for help movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant asking for help movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, weird, realistic, touching, captivating and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with asking for help, fear, death, crying, revenge, telephone call, cell phone, photograph, danger and family relations plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as asking for help: Two Days, One Night (2014), The Meg (2018), Legend (2015), Doctor Lisa (2020), Graduation (2016), Ravenous (1999), Constantine (2005), Shrew's Nest (2014), Return to Oz (1985), Armour of God (1986).

List of asking for help movies

Two Days, One Night (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sandra is a young woman who has only one weekend to convince her colleagues they must give up their bonuses in order for her to keep her job — not an easy task in this economy.
Style: depressing, thought provoking, sincere, serious, compassionate ...
Audience: teens
Plot: depression, injustice, unemployment, employer employee relationship, solidarity, workplace, loss of job, character study, guilt, working class, female protagonist, poverty ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: belgium, france, europe
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The Meg (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A deep sea submersible pilot revisits his past fears in the Mariana Trench, and accidentally unleashes the seventy foot ancestor of the Great White Shark believed to be extinct.
Style: captivating, tense, light, funny, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: shark, giant monster, ocean, sea monster, survival, animal attack, giant creature, giant animal, mission, killer shark, creature feature, self sacrifice ...
Time: jurassic, 2010s, prehistory
Place: shanghai, usa, pacific ocean, asia, california ...
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Legend (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Suave, charming and volatile, Reggie Kray and his unstable twin brother Ronnie start to leave their mark on the London underworld in the 1960s. Using violence to get what they want, the siblings orchestrate robberies and murders while running ...
Style: realistic, brutal, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, gang, rise and fall, organized crime, abusive husband, twins, psychopath, extortion, mental illness, violent, relationships ...
Time: 60s, 50s, year 1957, 20th century, year 2000
Place: england, london, east end london, scotland yard, united kingdom
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Doctor Lisa (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film is about a day in the life of Elizaveta Petrovna Glinka, also known as Doctor Liza. Moscow, 2012. The Glinka family prepares for a celebration: thirty years together. The closest friends are invited for dinner, the sons have arrived. Of ...
Style: unusual plot structure, disturbing, captivating
Plot: charity, female doctor, doctor patient relationship, female protagonist, family relations, social relations, hospital, asking for help, one day, society, life is a bitch, suspense ...
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Graduation (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Romania, France, Belgium
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Romeo Aldea, a physician living in a small mountain town in Transylvania, has raised his daughter Eliza with the idea that once she turns 18, she will leave to study and live abroad. His plan is close to succeeding. Eliza has won a scholarship to ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, psychological, touching ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: father daughter relationship, infidelity, graduation, corruption, assault, teenage daughter, police, family relations, marital separation, ethical dilemma, motorcycle, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: eastern europe, romania
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Ravenous (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Western
Country: UK, Czech Republic, Mexico, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Upon receiving reports of missing persons at Fort Spencer, a remote Army outpost on the Western frontier, Capt. John Boyd investigates. After arriving at his new post, Boyd and his regiment aid a wounded frontiersman who recounts a horrifying tale ...
Style: disturbing, scary, tense, suspenseful, bloody ...
Plot: cannibalism, cannibal, winter, snow, survival, death, camp, twists and turns, isolation, military, fort, suspense ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
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Constantine (2005)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: John Constantine has literally been to Hell and back. When he teams up with a policewoman to solve the mysterious suicide of her twin sister, their investigation takes them through the world of demons and angels that exists beneath the landscape of ...
Style: dark fantasy, gothic, stylized, dark, mind bending ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, demon, angel, good versus evil, devil, suspense, occult, hell, tough guy, mysticism, suicide, supernatural ability ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico
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Shrew's Nest (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Spain, 1950s. Montse's agoraphobia keeps her locked in a sinister apartment in Madrid and her only link to reality is the little sister she lost her youth raising. But one day, a reckless young neighbor, Carlos, falls down the stairwell and ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, surreal ...
Plot: murder, female psychopath, agoraphobia, religion, father daughter relationship, family relations, isolation, sister sister relationship, obsession, mentally unstable, insanity, hidden ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: madrid, europe, iberian peninsula, spain
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Return to Oz (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Dorothy, saved from a psychiatric experiment by a mysterious girl, finds herself back in the land of her dreams, and makes delightful new friends, and dangerous new enemies.
Style: fairy tale, surreal, disturbing, frightening, harsh ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: magic, disney, witch, scarecrow, halloween, fantasy world, robot, psychiatry, culture clash, mirror, princess, runaway ...
Time: 20th century, 1890s, 80s, 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
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Armour of God (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, Yugoslavia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jackie Chan stars as Asian Hawk, an Indiana Jones-style adventurer looking to make a fortune in exotic antiquities. After Hawk discovers a mysterious sword in Africa, a band of Satan-worshipping monks kidnap his ex-girlfriend Lorelei, demanding the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, martial arts, kung fu, master warrior, chase, kidnapping, fight, treasure, redemption, adventurer, daring rescue, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, hong kong, china, tokyo, spain ...
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The Sweetest Heart (2018)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: High school sweethearts Maddie and Nate reconnect when Nate returns to their hometown to lecture at the hospital. Still hurt from their breakup, Maddie tries to avoid him. However, they eventually form a friendship, and Nate helps her as she secures ...
Style: romantic, touching, captivating, sincere
Audience: chick flick
Plot: hometown, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, first love, tradition, dream, breakup, long distance relationship, small town, old friend, entrepreneur, boyfriend, love and romance ...
Place: chicago illinois, boston
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What They Had (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A woman must fly back to her hometown when her Alzheimer's-stricken mother, wanders into a blizzard. The return home forces her to confront her past.
Style: sentimental, captivating, melancholic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: alzheimer's disease, memory loss, mother daughter relationship, lie, blizzard, self discovery, introspection, woman, marriage, illness, dementia, snow ...
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, california, sacramento california, florida
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Sweet Bean (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, France, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Sentaro runs a small bakery that serves dorayaki pastries filled with sweet red bean paste (“an”). When an old lady, Tokue, offers to help in the kitchen he reluctantly accepts. She will soon prove to have magic in her hands…
Style: sincere, touching, thought provoking, melancholic, art house ...
Plot: restaurant, cooking, small business, street vendor, old woman, meaning of life, disability, old age, elderly woman, food, employer employee relationship, tradition ...
Place: japan
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Assassination Nation (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: High school senior Lily and her group of friends live in a haze of texts, posts, selfies and chats just like the rest of the world. So, when an anonymous hacker starts posting details from the private lives of everyone in their small town, the ...
Style: brutal, emotional, exciting, social, dark ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, adult
Plot: murder, school, high school, social satire, murderer, home invasion, violence, suspense, hacker, gang, society, friends ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa
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To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Scout Finch, 6, and her older brother Jem live in sleepy Maycomb, Alabama, spending much of their time with their friend Dill and spying on their reclusive and mysterious neighbor, Boo Radley. When Atticus, their widowed father and a respected ...
Style: touching, enigmatic, compassionate, sentimental, thought provoking ...
Audience: family outing, manly, chick flick
Plot: racism, lawyer, courtroom, small town, courtroom drama, single father, legal, rape, childhood, poverty, court, prejudice ...
Time: 1930s, year 1932, 20th century
Place: alabama, usa, africa
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Nowhere to Hide (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Marine officer Rob Cutter and his wife Barbara have a son named Johnny. Rob discovers that two newly delivered helicopters in his squadron have crashed because a defective part, a C-ring, has been made of a weaker, less expensive alloy. Before Rob ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, neo noir, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, conspiracy, murder, hitman, assassination, vengeance, army investigation, dishonesty, undercover, state affairs, military, suspense ...
Time: 80s
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Commando (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: John Matrix, the former leader of a special commando strike force that always got the toughest jobs done, is forced back into action when his young daughter is kidnapped. To find her, Matrix has to fight his way through an array of punks, killers, ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, campy, funny ...
Audience: manly, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, rescue, revenge, hostage, commando, race against time, gunfight, machismo, warrior, violence, assassination, one man army ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: california, los angeles, latin america
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Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A woman at rock bottom must find her way across Los Angeles in order to crash her ex-boyfriend's engagement party.
Style: feel good, captivating, humorous, light
Plot: ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, friendship, adultery, breakup, absurdism, sarcasm, dream, party, musician, engagement, teenager, sex scene ...
Time: year 1983
Place: los angeles, santa monica california, venice beach california
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Tokyo Ghoul (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A Tokyo college student is attacked by a ghoul, a super-powered human who feeds on human flesh. He survives, but has become part ghoul and becomes a fugitive on the run.
Style: anime, serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: masculine woman, secret identity, supernatural ability, murder, fight, deadly creature, gunfight, death, violence, rivalry, swat team, vengeance ...
Place: japan, east asia, tokyo
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Long Life, Happiness & Prosperity (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twelve-year-old Mindy Ho inexpertly tries Taoist magic to fix her single mother's financial situation and seemingly hopeless romantic prospects.
Style: semi serious, humorous, romantic, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: youth, love potion, single parent, starting over, true love, aging, friendship, family life, teenage life, wish come true, looking for love, love and romance ...
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Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.
Style: uplifting, touching, ironic, compassionate, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: disability, drawing, cartoonist, therapy, alcoholics anonymous, paralysis, man in a wheelchair, alcoholic, car accident, rehabilitation, redemption, father son relationship ...
Time: 70s, year 1972
Place: oregon, portland oregon
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Red Sparrow (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Prima ballerina, Dominika Egorova faces a bleak and uncertain future after she suffers an injury that ends her career. She soon turns to Sparrow School, a secret intelligence service that trains exceptional young people to use their minds and bodies ...
Style: surprise ending, sexy, rough, brutal, erotic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, adult
Plot: spy, female agent, russian spy, female assassin, female spy, deception, femme fatale, uncle niece relationship, secret mission, torture, seduction, feminine wiles ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: russia, budapest, ussr, hungary, london ...
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The Square (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, Germany, France, Denmark
Duration: 151 min.
Story: A satirical drama reflecting our times — about the sense of community, moral courage and the affluent person’s need for egocentricity in an increasingly uncertain world.
Style: surreal, art house, satirical, thought provoking, intellectual ...
Plot: modern art, art, social satire, society, sex scene, theft, art exhibition, hypocrisy, ape man, museum, trust, performance art ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: stockholm sweden, sweden, europe, scandinavia, eastern europe
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Eastern Boys (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: They come from all over Eastern Europe: Russia, Romania, Chechnya. They are Eastern boys. The oldest appear no more than 25; as for the youngest, there is no way of telling their age. They hang around the Gare du Nord train station in Paris. They ...
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: gay, strong sexual content, sexual relations, life is a bitch, prostitute, gay youth, male prostitute, hustler, disorder, immigrants, lgbtq, illegal immigrant ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, chechnya
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Kings and Queen (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Nora Cotterelle, a woman in her 30s is caring for her ill father, Louis Jenssens. While Nora tries to present a facade that all is well with her life, she is twice divorced and has a son, Elias, whose father is dead. Nora's present relationship ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: adoption, family relations, terminal illness, life is a bitch, single parent, musician's life, couple relations, love and romance, parents and children, destiny, couples, secret ...
Place: paris france
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Pulse (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After one of their friends commits suicide, strange things begin happening to a group of young Tokyo residents. One of them sees visions of his dead friend in the shadows on the wall, while another's computer keeps showing strange, ghostly ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, internet, afterlife, suicide, depression, missing person, college student, suspense, technology, apocalypse, lifestyle ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan, latin america, asia
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Play (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In central Gothenburg, Sweden, a group of boys, aged 12-14, robbed other children on about 40 occasions between 2006 and 2008. The thieves used an elaborate scheme called the 'little brother number' or 'brother trick', involving ...
Style: thought provoking, psychological, captivating, serious, inspirational ...
Plot: boy, gang, juvenile delinquency, friendship between boys, bullying, kids in trouble, coming of age, mind game, society, rivalry, youth, human nature ...
Time: 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe, europe
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A Better Life (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Yann, a cook, and Nadia, a waitress and mother of 9-year-old child, decide to risk everything on the purchase of a restaurant. With plenty of talent, energy, love and dreams, but no finance of their own, they find themselves forced into a jungle of ...
Style: touching, serious, sincere, captivating, realistic
Plot: restaurant, starting over, family relations, life turned upside down, disorder, family problems, single parent, couple relations, down on your luck, family in crisis, hopes, food ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, ontario canada, montreal
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A Castle in Italy (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Louise meets Nathan, her dreams resurface. It's also the story of her ailing brother, their mother, and the destiny of a leading family of wealthy Italian industrialists. The story of a family falling apart, a world coming to an end and love ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous, contemplative
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, love and romance, family relations, family problems, fall in love, family in crisis, family life, parents and children, breakup, mother daughter relationship, family crisis, death of brother ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, france, paris france
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Graceland (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a kidnapping goes wrong, a desperate father risks everything to save his daughter from the men who hold her captive.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, rescue, crime gone awry, mistaken identity, coming of age, confined, race against time, police investigation, corrupt politician, police corruption, murder, girl ...
Time: 21st century
Place: the philippines, manila philippines
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