Cell phone movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant cell phone movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, psychological, surprise ending, serious, realistic and intense films and TV shows about / with cell phone, suspense, murder, danger, death, violence, survival, chase, dialogue and twists and turns plots mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres shot in USA, Japan, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as cell phone: Cellular (2004), Nothing to Hide (2018), Braven (2018), 3G - A Killer Connection (2013), #Lucky Number (2015), Crank (2006), Vanquish (2021), Buried (2010), Phone Booth (2002), Come Play (2020).

List of cell phone movies

Cellular (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man receives an emergency phone call on his cell phone from an older woman. She claims to have been kidnapped – and the kidnappers have targeted her husband and child next.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, sexy, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, race against time, cell phone, home invasion, hostage, psychopath, police corruption, conspiracy, murder, twists and turns, lone hero, suspense ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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Nothing to Hide (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: To spice up a dinner party, old friends agree to share every private message that pops up on their phones -- with disastrous results.
Style: captivating, twist ending, surprise ending, talky, disturbing
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: dinner party, gay, love affair, secret, husband wife relationship, reunited friends, friendship, discussion, anger, trust, closeted homosexual, confrontation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
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Braven (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A logger defends his family from a group of dangerous drug runners.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scenic, feel good, bloody ...
Audience: manly
Plot: survival, father son relationship, suspense, cocaine, wilderness, cell phone, archery, mercilessness, fight, murder, child in peril, fight to the death ...
Time: future, 2010s
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3G - A Killer Connection (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 125 min.
Story: 3G is the nightmarish story of Sam Arora and Sheena, a couple, who become victims of a series of events when Sam buys a 3G enabled second hand phone in Fiji islands while on a holiday. One night they receive a Phantom Call which changes their lives ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, enigmatic
Plot: ghost, supernatural, couples, disorder, murder, cult, cell phone, phone terror, vacation, danger, deadly, bollywood ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india, asia
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#Lucky Number (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Made for TV movie based on a true story, an aspiring New York City sportscaster's life is on the slow track until he serendipitously gets the old cell phone number of a basketball superstar. Will the number be his ticket to success or a path to ...
Style: humorous, funny, captivating, entertaining, satirical ...
Plot: celebrity, cell phone, escapades, sports star, pretending to be someone else, new identity, pretense, satire, mistaken identity, basketball player, humour, deception ...
Place: new york
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Crank (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Professional assassin Chev Chelios learns his rival has injected him with a poison that will kill him if his heart rate drops.
Style: intense, exciting, humorous, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: manly, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, revenge, dark humor, tough heroes, hitman, drugs, one man army, gunfight, lone hero, car chase, assassin, cell phone ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, north america
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Vanquish (2021)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Victoria is a young mother trying to put her dark past as a Russian drug courier behind her, but retired cop Damon forces Victoria to do his bidding by holding her daughter hostage. Now, Victoria must use guns, guts and a motorcycle to take out a ...
Style: captivating, perverse, surprise ending, neo noir
Plot: murderer, police, cell phone, abduction, criminal, suspense, kidnapping, revenge, murder, criminal's revenge, woman with a gun, fighting crime ...
Time: 2020s
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Buried (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it's a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, surprise ending, depressing ...
Plot: survival, trapped, suspense, confined, buried alive, isolation, terrorist, captivity, claustrophobia, deathtrap, twists and turns, characters in danger ...
Time: 2000s, year 2006, 21st century
Place: iraq, middle east
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Phone Booth (2002)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A slick New York publicist who picks up a ringing receiver in a phone booth is told that if he hangs up, he'll be killed... and the little red light from a laser rifle sight is proof that the caller isn't kidding.
Style: suspenseful, tense, twist ending, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: suspense, psychopath, sniper, hostage, mind game, hopes, trapped, murder, dishonesty, psychological manipulation, sin, terrorist ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Come Play (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A lonely young boy feels different from everyone else. Desperate for a friend, he seeks solace and refuge in his ever-present cell phone and tablet. When a mysterious creature uses the boy’s devices against him to break into our world, his parents ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, enigmatic, psychological, disturbing ...
Audience: kids
Plot: imaginary friend, monster, husband wife relationship, supernatural, autism, suspense, cell phone, family relations, loneliness, hallucination, demon, parents and children ...
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Scream 4 (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Sidney Prescott, now the author of a self-help book, returns home to Woodsboro on the last stop of her book tour. There she reconnects with Sheriff Dewey and Gale, who are now married, as well as her cousin Jill and her Aunt Kate. Unfortunately, ...
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, splatter, brutal ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, serial murder, high school, mystery killer, woman in danger, psychopath, suspense, murder, twists and turns, revenge, small town ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa
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Dead Tone (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As another semester draws to a close at the University of Dreyskill, a simple game dreamt to help students avoid studying becomes a bloody battle for survival in this stalk-and-slash frightener from filmmaking duo Brian Hooks and Deon Taylor.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, youth, rivalry, mind game, survival, investigation, death, cell phone, confined, university ...
Place: usa, colorado
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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, exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: spy, amnesia, secret agents, cia, on the run, tough heroes, escape, secret service, one against many, car chase, secret past, suspense ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: paris france, hamburg germany, greece, europe, langley virginia ...
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Spree (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Kurt Kunkle, a rideshare driver thirsty for followers, has figured out a deadly plan to go viral. As his disturbing livestream is absurdly embraced by the social media hellscape, a comedienne emerges as the only hope to stop this rampage.
Style: slasher, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: killing spree, murderer, driving, murder, reckless driving, violence, death of protagonist, killer, driver, social media, vlogger, male protagonist ...
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Tokyo Girl (2008)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Miho (Kaho), a high school student, refuses to approve of her widowed mother’s potential husband when they meet each other at a restaurant. As she flounces out of the restaurant, she drops her cell phone. At the moment there is an earthquake and ...
Style: romantic, captivating, atmospheric, sentimental, stylized
Plot: time travel, time warp, escapades, japanese schoolgirl, cell phone, earthquake, unlikely couple, love, friendship, writers, wormhole, danger
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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Stolen Identity (2018)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After a man accidentally leaves his smartphone in a taxi, he and his girlfriend are plagued by stalkers and cybercrimes.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: serial killer, stolen identity, police investigation, fake identity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, secret, corpse, scam, police arrest, cell phone, suspense, amusement park ...
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The Call (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jordan Turner is an experienced 911 operator but when she makes an error in judgment and a call ends badly, Jordan is rattled and unsure if she can continue. But when teenager Casey Welson is abducted in the back of a man's car and calls 911, ...
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, psychological, tense, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, serial killer, suspense, investigation, 911, woman in danger, psycho, murder, youth, chase, child abduction, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by the Gotham City Police Department. Eight years later, Batman ...
Style: exciting, intense, atmospheric, clever, harsh ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, manly, boys' night
Plot: superhero, batman, heroes, good versus evil, secret identity, double life, chaos and mayhem, suspense, vengeance, police detective, terrorism, twists and turns ...
Time: future, 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa, italy, pentagon
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Team Marco (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Marco, 12, is obsessed with his iPad and hardly leaves the house. But when his grandmother dies and his grandfather moves in, Marco's life is turned upside-down and he's forced...to go play outside. "Nonno" (Grandpa) introduces ...
Style: entertaining, funny, humorous
Plot: family relations, grandfather grandson relationship, grandparent grandchild relationship, cell phone, boy, computers and web, stereotypes, elderly, grandfather, friendship, technology, dark humor ...
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Mingle All the Way (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Molly is determined to prove to her family that her new networking app—designed to pair busy professionals together for upcoming events, without long-term romance—is a success. When Molly joins Mingle All the Way and is matched with Jeff, they ...
Style: emotional, realistic, light, captivating
Plot: christmas, holiday, love, invention, couples, internet, christmas eve, cell phone, family relations, society, friendship, snow ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, seattle
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Sideswiped (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Birthday girl Olivia realizes she’s been “swiping left on life.” Feeling like she’s been missing out, Olivia goes on a swiping rampage and vows to date all 252 of her matches.
Style: sexy, funny, humorous, light, sweet
Audience: chick flick
Plot: promiscuity, male objectification, promiscuous woman, true love, friendship, lifestyle, looking for love, supportive friend, family relations, sexual content, love story, destiny ...
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Man on Fire (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, UK, USA, Mexico
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Jaded ex-CIA operative John Creasy reluctantly accepts a job as the bodyguard for a 10-year-old girl in Mexico City. They clash at first, but eventually bond, and when she's kidnapped he's consumed by fury and will stop at nothing to save ...
Style: tense, brutal, exciting, emotional, harsh ...
Audience: manly, chick flick, boys' night, adult
Plot: revenge, kidnapping, vengeance, cia, vigilantism, vigilante, mercenary, lone hero, justice, friendship, suspense, deception ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: mexico, mexico city, latin america
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Scream 3 (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A murdering spree begins to happen again, this time its targeted toward the original Woodsboro survivors and those associated with the movie inside a movie, 'Stab 3'. Sydney must face the demons of her past to stop the killer.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, splatter, intense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, mystery killer, murder, suspense, psychopath, twists and turns, hollywood, vengeance, serial murder, brutality, violence ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Scream 2 (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two years after the terrifying events that occurred in Woodsboro, Sidney is now attending Windsor College in Cincinnati, and Gale Weathers' best selling book on Sidney's life has now been made into a major motion picture. When two college ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, sexy, bloody ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: serial killer, college, serial murder, suspense, villain, strong female lead, murder, twists and turns, psychopath, killer, masked killer, teenager ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, ohio
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The Ring (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It sounded like just another urban legend: A videotape filled with nightmarish images, leading to a phone call foretelling the viewer's death in exactly seven days. As a newspaper reporter, Rachel Keller was naturally skeptical of the story, ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, twist ending, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, suspense, twists and turns, race against time, death, urban legend, investigation, life is a bitch, macabre, female protagonist, uncover truth ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: seattle, fictional island
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One Missed Call (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: People mysteriously start receiving voicemail messages from their future selves, in the form of the sound of them reacting to their own violent deaths, along with the exact date and time of their future death, listed on the message log. The plot ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, disturbing, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: macabre, hospital, death, urban legend, supernatural, child abuse, spirit, good versus evil, mysterious death, ghost, vengeance, haunted by the past ...
Time: future, 80s, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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When a Stranger Calls (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Far away from the site of a gruesome murder, a teenager named Jill Johnson arrives at a luxurious home for a baby-sitting job. With the children fast asleep, she settles in for what she expects to be an ordinary evening. Soon, the ringing of a phone ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, slasher, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, suspense, high school, home invasion, stalking, murder, babysitting, husband wife relationship, teenager, survival, psychopath, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, colorado
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10.5: Apocalypse (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
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Story: A jolted West Coast deals with the deadly aftereffects of a massive tremor in this sequel to the disaster drama 10.5. Concerned that a widening fault line may set off two nuclear reactors, seismologist Samantha Hill (Kim Delaney) contacts the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: earthquake, disaster, survival, natural disaster, apocalypse, rescue, save the world, chaos, escapades, save the day, race against time, forces of nature ...
Place: texas, las vegas, usa, denver colorado, south dakota ...
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Feedback (2002)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Feedback is a techno-thriller that takes place a few years from now. Set in a bleak and desolate world, this is the story of three friends caught up in a streak of bad luck.
Plot: time travel, cell phone, casino, money, subway, telephone, gun, phone booth
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Shake, Rattle and Roll 9 (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Music, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 130 min.
Story: This ninth installment in the classic horror series offers up a trio of spine-chillers from the Philippines. In Christmas Tree, a rampaging Christmas tree is out for blood as it terrorizes a family during the holidays; next, in Bangungot, three ...
Plot: asthma, rock and roll, cell phone, drawing, acid, talking bird, grandfather, computer, dead father, amazon, ocean, punk rock ...
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