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, realistic, stylized and clever films and TV shows about / with life risking, danger, heroes, storytelling, violence, chase, dialogue, catastrophe, mentor and culture clash plots mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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life risking movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as life risking: Chicago Fire (2012), Ice Age (2002), Titan A.E. (2000), 9-1-1 (2018), Intelligence (2014), The Host (2013), The Bang Bang Club (2010), The Matrix Revolutions (2003), 24: Live Another Day (2014), Argo (2012).

List of life risking movies

 8.0
 45K
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: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, fire department, fire brigade, paramedic, rescue, firemen, crime investigation, teamwork, responsibility, life risking, friendship, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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 7.5
 459K
Ice Age (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, UK, Australia
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: road movie, touching, feel good, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: talking animals, friendship, unlikely friendships, adventure, animal life, rescue, journey, family, odd couple, escape, caveman, unlikely partners ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory, prehistoric
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 6.6
 60K
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, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids
Plot: space battle, spacecraft, alien, heroic mission, outer space, mission, scientist, alien encounter, adventure, galaxy, save the world, young heroes ...
Time: future
Place: colorado
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 7.8
 26K
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, realistic, suspense, tense, thought provoking ...
Plot: 911, ambulance, firefighter, misadventure, firemen, fire brigade, daring rescue, emergency, medicine, chore, police officer, freak accident ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 6.9
 19K
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: hi-tech, government agency, computers and web, heroes, life risking, secret agents, fellow agent, resourceful, computer system, working undercover, computer genius, espionage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 5.9
 113K
The Host (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Switzerland, UK
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, suspenseful, stylized, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, evil alien, romance, interspecies romance, true love, youth, love and romance, invasion, apocalypse, survival, power of love, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future
Place: usa, paris france
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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, based on true events
Plot: photographer, photojournalist, media, newspaper, journalism, society, life risking, life is a bitch, danger, state affairs, political unrest, discrimination ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1994
Place: south africa, africa
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The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, bleak, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, freedom, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, alternate reality, chosen one, virtual reality, warrior, distopia, save the world, precognition, post apocalypse ...
Time: future, distant future, 21st century, 2000s, 23rd century
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24: Live Another Day (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, hacker, president, terrorism, terrorist, treason, international relations, life risking, characters in danger, save the day, on the run, shooting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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 7.7
 592K
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, clever, factual ...
Plot: cia, rescue mission, hostage, danger, secret agents, daring rescue, hollywood, american abroad, behind enemy lines, hidden identity, race against time, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1979, year 2001 ...
Place: middle east, iran, langley virginia, usa, los angeles ...
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 6.8
 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: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, captivating, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, high school, supernatural ability, teenage life, friendship, life risking, supernatural, youth, teenager, social relations, high school life ...
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: teens
Plot: save the day, good versus evil, adventure, on the run, rivalry, heroes, dishonesty, chases and races, battles, frame up, powerful corporation, fugitives ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa
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 8.2
 15K
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: twists and turns, realistic, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cia, espionage, undercover, profanity, double life, double agent, working undercover, heroes, special agents, trap, life risking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe, united kingdom, britain
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 8.0
 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sitcom
Plot: bomb, military, army, military life, commander, life risking, squad, british humour, soldier, war in afghanistan, verbal byplay, military base ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, middle east
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 6.3
 187K
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, not serious, humorous, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: chase, spy, secret agents, love and romance, couples, undercover, chases and races, espionage, escapades, on the run, danger, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, spain, usa, europe, boston ...
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 6.8
 135K
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, rough, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, iraq war, cia, swat team, pow, army, soldier, deception, gulf war, investigation, patriotism, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, 2000s
Place: iraq, middle east, baghdad iraq, israel
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 6.3
 172K
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, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, robot, androids and robots, technology gone awry, dystopic future, utopia, distopia, clones, murder, investigation, physical appearance ...
Time: future, 2010s, year 2017
Place: san diego california
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 7.4
 74K
The Animatrix (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, 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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, bleak, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, man versus machine, cyberpunk, save the world, cyberspace, technology gone awry, a.i., alternate reality, hacker, danger, androids and robots, heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century, 22nd century
Place: japan, tokyo
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 7.5
 347K
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: captivating, realistic, stylized, serious, epic ...
Plot: success, pilot, businessman, mental illness, millionaire, aviation, legendary, aviator, rise and fall, billionaire, corruption, obsession ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 1910s, 30s, 20s ...
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, beverly hills, washington d.c. ...
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 8.3
 179K
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: twists and turns, stylized, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist plot, special agents, terrorism, government agency, terrorist, secret service, race against time, revenge, heroes, president, treason, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
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 7.6
 237K
End of Watch (2012)
Genre: Action, 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: tense, emotional, realistic, disturbing, heroic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: latinos, gang war, street gang, policewoman, fighting crime, gunfight, friendship, urban ghetto, police sergeant, police officer, rookie, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2011, 70s
Place: los angeles, south central los angeles, usa, california
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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, captivating, suspenseful, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, secret agents, espionage, mission, female spy, terrorist, female assassin, courage, teamwork, frame up, top secret, cia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: russia, dubai, hungary, budapest hungary, san francisco ...
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 8.1
 987K
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, sweet, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, talking animals, underwater, family, shark, friends, father son relationship, animals, courage, rescue, odd couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: pacific ocean, new south wales, australia, sydney australia
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 6.4
 177K
Happy Feet (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Australia, New Zealand
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: exciting, feel good, touching, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, snow, fish, social misfits, looking for love, exile, journey, penguins, family, goofy hero, against the rules, crush ...
Time: contemporary
Place: antarctica
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 6.8
 2K
Crusoe (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Canada, South Africa
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Crusoe is a television adventure drama based loosely on the novel Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe. The series' 13 episodes aired on NBC during the first half of the 2008–2009 television season. It follows the adventures of Robinson Crusoe: a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: island, cannibalism, isolation, friendship, survival, sea disaster, wise man, storm, wisdom of life, friends, escapades, interracial relations ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england
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 7.4
 17K
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, atmospheric, clever, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parallel world, alternate dimension, alternate reality, experiment gone awry, alien invasion, parallel worlds, portal, adventure, getting home, danger, escapades, survival ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: usa, san francisco, california
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Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: True story of Germany's most famous anti-Nazi heroine brought to thrilling, dramatic life. Sophie Scholl stars Julia Jentsch in a luminous performance as the fearless activist of the underground student resistance group, The White Rose. Armed ...
Style: touching, tense, disturbing, uplifting, emotional ...
Plot: nazism, historical character, resistance, death sentence, german, politics, nazi germany, human spirit, fighting the system, rebellion, gestapo, trial ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: munich germany, germany, europe, east germany, poland ...
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 7.7
 6K
Broken Trail (2006)
Genre: 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: sincere, captivating, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: cowboy, old west, native americans, gang, brothel, prostitute, fall in love, nephew, danger, protector, escapades, rescue ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, usa, san francisco, oregon
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 7.1
 152K
Spy Game (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Japan, France, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Veteran spy Nathan Muir is on the verge of retiring from the CIA when he learns that his one-time protégé and close friend, Tom Bishop, is a political prisoner sentenced to die in Beijing. Although their friendship has been marred by bad blood and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, spy, espionage, mentor, working undercover, rescue, undercover, bribery, political corruption, government agency, danger, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 90s
Place: china, hong kong, berlin germany, vietnam, langley virginia ...
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 7.7
 18K
Human Target (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Human Target is an American action drama television series that was broadcast by Fox in the United States. Based loosely on the Human Target comic book character created by Len Wein and Carmine Infantino for DC Comics, it is the second series based ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bodyguard, mercenary, characters in danger, hidden identity, heroes, teamwork, disguise, private detective, team, bait, gunfight, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco
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