Life risking movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant life risking movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, suspense and realistic films and TV shows about / with life risking, danger, heroes, chase, storytelling, dialogue, violence, murder, catastrophe and mentor plots mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as life risking: Ice Age (2002), Chicago Fire (2012), 9-1-1 (2018), Titan A.E. (2000), The Ice Road (2021), The Host (2013), Intelligence (2014), Happy Feet (2006), The Bang Bang Club (2010), The Matrix Revolutions (2003).

List of life risking movies

 7.5
 484K
Ice Age (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: With the impending ice age almost upon them, a mismatched trio of prehistoric critters – Manny the woolly mammoth, Diego the saber-toothed tiger and Sid the giant sloth – find an orphaned infant and decide to return it to its human parents. ...
Style: feel good, touching, road movie, funny, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, pre-teens ...
Plot: talking animals, unlikely friendships, animals, adventure, friendship, good versus evil, ice age, family, heroic mission, life risking, odd couple, friends ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, prehistory
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 8.0
 58K
Chicago Fire (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: An edge-of-your-seat view into the lives of everyday heroes committed to one of America's noblest professions. For the firefighters, rescue squad and paramedics of Chicago Firehouse 51, no occupation is more stressful or dangerous, yet so ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: firefighter, fire brigade, fire department, rescue, paramedic, friendship, responsibility, teamwork, life risking, lifesaver, emergency, chief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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 7.8
 34K
9-1-1 (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Explore the high-pressure experiences of police officers, paramedics and firefighters who are thrust into the most frightening, shocking and heart-stopping situations. These emergency responders must try to balance saving those who are at their most ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: firefighter, 911, medicine, misadventure, ambulance, fire brigade, daring rescue, saving a life, life risking, teamwork, search and rescue, chore ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 6.6
 62K
Titan A.E. (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man finds out that he holds the key to restoring hope and ensuring survival for the human race, while an alien species called the Dredge are bent on mankind's destruction.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, futuristic, adult animation ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids
Plot: alien, adventure, scientist, heroic mission, mission, spacecraft, galaxy, young heroes, save the world, life risking, space battle, space travel ...
Time: future
Place: colorado
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 5.6
 41K
The Ice Road (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After a remote diamond mine collapses in far northern Canada, an ice road driver must lead an impossible rescue mission over a frozen ocean to save the trapped miners.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: cold, mine, truck driver, rescue, avalanche, mission, trapped, self sacrifice, life risking, ice, struggle for survival, risk ...
Time: 2020s
Place: canada, north dakota
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 5.8
 116K
The Host (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A parasitic alien soul is injected into the body of Melanie Stryder. Instead of carrying out her race's mission of taking over the Earth, "Wanda" (as she comes to be called) forms a bond with her host and sets out to aid other free ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, romantic, suspenseful, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, alien invasion, interspecies romance, evil alien, youth, self sacrifice, teenage love, true love, love and romance, apocalypse, power of love, resistance ...
Time: future
Place: usa, paris france
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 6.8
 20K
Intelligence (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A drama centered on a high-tech intelligence operative who is enhanced with a super-computer microchip in his brain, and the director of the elite government cyber-security agency who supports him.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, hi-tech, heroes, computers and web, life risking, secret agents, fellow agent, swat team, spy, inventions and discoveries, espionage, intelligence ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.4
 187K
Happy Feet (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Into the world of the Emperor Penguins, who find their soul mates through song, a penguin is born who cannot sing. But he can tap dance something fierce!
Style: feel good, exciting, touching, light, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, penguins, social misfits, looking for love, talking animals, fish, family, exile, goofy hero, life risking, snow, environmental ...
Time: contemporary
Place: antarctica
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The Bang Bang Club (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Canada, South Africa
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the early to mid '90s, when the South African system of apartheid was in its death throes, four photographers - Greg Marinovich, Kevin Carter, Ken Oosterbroek and João Silva - bonded by their friendship and a sense of purpose, worked ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, rough
Plot: photographer, photojournalist, journalism, media, newspaper, society, life risking, political unrest, discrimination, life is a bitch, state affairs, social activist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1994
Place: africa, south africa
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The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The human city of Zion defends itself against the massive invasion of the machines as Neo fights to end the war at another front while also opposing the rogue Agent Smith.
Style: exciting, thought provoking, futuristic, epic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, distopia, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, alternate reality, post apocalypse, chosen one, freedom, man versus machine, robot, fight, prophecy ...
Time: future, distant future, near future, 23rd century, 2000s ...
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24: Live Another Day (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Jack Bauer comes out of hiding in London to head off a massive terrorist attack while being hunted down by American forces dispatched by President James Heller.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, terrorism, president, cia, terrorist, treason, international relations, save the day, life risking, characters in danger, counter terrorism, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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 7.7
 615K
Argo (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA 'exfiltration' specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian ambassador.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, political ...
Plot: cia, rescue mission, revolution, secret mission, politics, u.s. embassy, espionage, spy, hostage, american abroad, escape, culture clash ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1979, year 1980, 20th century ...
Place: middle east, iran, tehran iran, langley virginia, california ...
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 6.4
 3K
The Duelist (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Returning to Saint Petersburg after a long exile, the dashing Yakovlev, a retired army officer, makes a comfortable living by winning other people's duels. An enigmatic, focused, and extremely skilled professional, he leaves a trail of dead ...
Style: romantic, captivating, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: duel, female nudity, fight, revenge, life risking, sex scene, murder, escapades, social problems, showdown, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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 8.0
 40K
The Rookie (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Starting over isn’t easy, especially for small-town guy John Nolan who, after a life-altering incident, is pursuing his dream of being an LAPD officer. As the force’s oldest rookie, he’s met with skepticism from some higher-ups who see him as ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, serious, inspirational
Plot: police officer, lapd, crime investigation, criminality, life risking, characters in danger, daring rescue, investigation, terrorism, race against time, forced into action, police station ...
Place: los angeles
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 6.6
 5K
Riley Rewind (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: A high school girl named Riley has the ability to travel back in time and uses this power to save her friend who commits suicide.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, psychedelic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, high school, supernatural ability, supernatural, friendship, youth, teenage life, life risking, teenager, super strength, bomb ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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G.I. Joe: Renegades (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: G.I. Joe: Renegades is an American animated television series based on the G.I. Joe toy franchise. The series aired on Hub Network from November 26, 2010 to July 23, 2011. The series aired on Teletoon in Canada. The series became available for ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, 2d animation, reboot
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: hotshot, save the day, adventure, heroes, rivalry, on the run, good versus evil, life risking, battles, powerful corporation, escapades, dishonesty ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa
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 8.3
 17K
Spooks (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Tense drama series about the different challenges faced by the British Security Service as they work against the clock to safeguard the nation. The title is a popular colloquialism for spies, and the series follows the work of a group of MI5 ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: intelligence agency, spy, cia, espionage, squad, twists and turns, undercover, counter terrorism, special agents, heroes, double agent, renegade ...
Time: contemporary, future, 2000s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, europe, london, britain, united kingdom
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 7.9
 2K
Bluestone 42 (2013)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bluestone 42 is a comedy drama about a British bomb disposal detachment in Afghanistan. So what’s the average working day for a hero? Make your keen young colleague deal with the boring paperwork? Wind up your fellow employees? Flirt with the new ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sitcom
Plot: military, bomb, army, military life, commander, life risking, squad, soldier, sergeant, military base, verbal byplay, british army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: afghanistan, middle east
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 6.3
 197K
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, funny, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, boys' night, date night
Plot: spy, chase, cia, couples, secret agents, characters in danger, partners, espionage, fbi, gunfight, love and romance, tough guy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, austria, kansas, boston, europe ...
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 6.8
 138K
Green Zone (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, France, Spain, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: During the U.S.-led occupation of Baghdad in 2003, Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller and his team of Army inspectors were dispatched to find weapons of mass destruction believed to be stockpiled in the Iraqi desert. Rocketing from one booby-trapped ...
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: iraq war, cia, war, military, swat team, spy, army, deception, soldier, pow, chase, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2003
Place: iraq, middle east, baghdad iraq, israel
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 6.3
 176K
Surrogates (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in a futuristic world where humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots, a cop is forced to leave his home for the first time in years in order to investigate the murders of others' surrogates.
Style: futuristic, bleak, suspenseful, surreal, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, cyberpunk, distopia, androids and robots, dystopic future, technology gone awry, utopia, cloning, clones, future dystopia, physical appearance, cyborgs ...
Time: future, year 2017, 2010s
Place: san diego california
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 7.3
 79K
The Animatrix (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Straight from the creators of the groundbreaking Matrix trilogy, this collection of short animated films from the world's leading anime directors fuses computer graphics and Japanese anime to provide the background of the Matrix universe and ...
Style: philosophical, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, distopia, save the world, virtual reality, technology gone awry, alternate reality, man versus machine, future dystopia, androids and robots, computer, hacker, robot ...
Time: future, 21st century, 22nd century
Place: tokyo, japan
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 7.5
 363K
The Aviator (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 170 min.
Story: A biopic depicting the life of filmmaker and aviation pioneer Howard Hughes from 1927 to 1947, during which time he became a successful film producer and an aviation magnate, while simultaneously growing more unstable due to severe ...
Style: epic, realistic, stylized, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: mental illness, success, businessman, aviation, test pilot, pilot, obsessive compulsive disorder, billionaire, aviator, millionaire, filmmaking, corruption ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 1940s, 50s, 1910s ...
Place: los angeles, california, new york, connecticut, usa ...
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 8.4
 187K
24 (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: 24 is an American television series produced for the Fox network and syndicated worldwide, starring Kiefer Sutherland as Counter Terrorist Unit agent Jack Bauer. Each 24-episode season covers 24 hours in the life of Bauer, using the real time method ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, secret service, terrorist, government agency, terrorist plot, special agents, political conspiracy, double agent, race against time, president, assassination of president, assassination attempt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 7.6
 250K
End of Watch (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two young officers are marked for death after confiscating a small cache of money and firearms from the members of a notorious cartel during a routine traffic stop.
Style: emotional, tense, suspense, realistic, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: latinos, gang member, street gang, police, police officer, gang war, gangsters, friendship, brutality, urban ghetto, gang, found footage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 70s, year 2011
Place: los angeles, california, south central los angeles, usa
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Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Ethan Hunt and his team are racing against time to track down a dangerous terrorist named Hendricks, who has gained access to Russian nuclear launch codes and is planning a strike on the United States. An attempt to stop him ends in an explosion ...
Style: exciting, breathtaking, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, espionage, mission, secret agents, gunfight, terrorist, courage, frame up, escapades, cia, race against time, teamwork ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington state, hungary, seattle, budapest, san francisco ...
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 8.2
 1.0M
Finding Nemo (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nemo, an adventurous young clownfish, is unexpectedly taken from his Great Barrier Reef home to a dentist's office aquarium. It's up to his worrisome father Marlin and a friendly but forgetful fish Dory to bring Nemo home -- meeting ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: animals, friendship, memory loss, adventure, shark, friends, courage, family, father son relationship, rescue, talking animals, odd couple ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new south wales, pacific ocean, australia, sydney australia
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 7.4
 19K
Sliders (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In his basement in San Francisco, boy-genius Quinn Mallory unlocks the doorway to an infinite number of Earths. During a test run, Quinn invites co-worker Wade Wells and his teacher Professor Maximillian Arturo to see his new invention. But an ...
Style: exciting, clever, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parallel world, alien invasion, alternate reality, alternate dimension, escapades, hopes, culture clash, getting home, portal, life changing experience, time travel, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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 7.7
 6K
Broken Trail (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 184 min.
TV show
Story: Broken Trail is a 2006 Western miniseries directed by Walter Hill and starring Robert Duvall and Thomas Haden Church. Written by Alan Geoffrion, who also wrote the novel, the story is about an aging cowboy and his nephew who transport 500 horses ...
Style: serious, captivating, sincere, realistic, tense ...
Plot: old west, cowboy, gang, native americans, brothel, nephew, prostitute, fall in love, escapades, rescue, protector, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, usa, san francisco, oregon
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 7.5
 276K
Contact (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Contact is a science fiction film about an encounter with alien intelligence. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan the film starred Jodie Foster as the one chosen scientist who must make some difficult decisions between her beliefs, the truth, and ...
Style: philosophical, inspirational, cerebral, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: science, nasa, alien encounter, space travel, scientist, space and aliens, alien contact, first contact, benign alien, religion, intelligence, alien ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: puerto rico, new mexico, washington d.c., usa, florida ...
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