World spanning movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant world spanning movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, suspenseful and humorous films and TV shows about / with world spanning, escapades, danger, betrayal, mentor, catastrophe, dialogue, storytelling, fight scenes and adventure plots mostly in Adventure, Action and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as world spanning: Eat Pray Love (2010), The Adventures of Tintin (2011), The Tomorrow People (2013), Wonders of the Monsoon (2014), Inkheart (2008), Agamenon: The Film (2012), Ancient Black Ops (2014), Recon: A Filmmaker's Quest (2012), Exorcist Chronicles (2013), To Each His Own Cinema (2007).

List of world spanning movies

 5.8
 93K
Eat Pray Love (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Liz Gilbert had everything a modern woman is supposed to dream of having – a husband, a house and a successful career – yet like so many others, she found herself lost, confused and searching for what she really wanted in life. Newly divorced ...
Style: inspirational, touching, scenic, sentimental, road movie ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: self discovery, starting over, fall in love, travel, hopes, love, introspection, lifestyle change, love affair, tourist, midlife crisis, changing lives ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, indonesia, india, bali, rome italy ...
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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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The Adventures of Tintin (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: USA, New Zealand, UK, France, Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Intrepid young reporter, Tintin, and his loyal dog, Snowy, are thrust into a world of high adventure when they discover a ship carrying an explosive secret. As Tintin is drawn into a centuries-old mystery, Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine suspects him of ...
Style: exciting, stylized, colourful, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, adventure, adventurer, riddles and clues, young heroes, amateur detective, escapades, journey, reporter, ship captain, captain ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 50s, year 1949, 1940s ...
Place: morocco, europe, north africa
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The Tomorrow People (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The story of several young people from around the world who represent the next stage in human evolution, possessing special powers, including the ability to teleport and communicate with each other telepathically. Together they work to defeat the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: teleportation, supernatural ability, young heroes, superhuman powers, telekinesis, psychic, supernatural, youth, telepathy, young people, good versus evil, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa
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Wonders of the Monsoon (2014)
Genre: Documentary
TV show
Story: The wildlife and cultures of southern Asia have been shaped by one of the greatest phenomena on Earth: the mighty monsoon winds that sweep across this vast region, turning drought into deluge. All life – human and animal – is dominated by this ...
Style: nature documentary, serious, stylized, captivating, realistic
Plot: nature, world spanning, forces of nature, escapades, dangerous animal, animal life
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, himalaya, india, cambodia, bangladesh
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 6.1
 76K
Inkheart (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, UK, USA, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The adventures of a father and his young daughter, in their search for a long lost book that will help reunite a missing, close relative.
Style: touching, dark fantasy, exciting, serious, tense ...
Audience: family outing, horror for children, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventurer, adventure, wizards, fictional reality, imaginary, parents and children, book, young heroes, family, disappearance, family relations, reading ...
Time: middle ages
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Agamenon: The Film (2012)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: Brazil
Duration: 74 min.
Story: The trajectory of the clumsy reporter Agamenon Mendes Pereira, always present in key events of history, his biggest scoops and his eternal love for Isaura, who survives his unexpected travels around the world, in search of news and fame.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: ambition, desire for fame, goofy hero, relationship vs career, couple relations, couples, supportive spouse, journalism, media, world spanning, disorder
Place: brazil
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Ancient Black Ops (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: UK
TV show
Story: From Ancient Greece to the frozen North, rulers have always needed their elite troops – men trained to perfection, skilled with a devastating array of weaponry – men who will track down their leader’s enemies and kill them. All assassination ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, soldier, battles, military, deadly, master warrior, graphic violence, world spanning, greek, war, reenactment
Time: ancient history, middle ages
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Recon: A Filmmaker's Quest (2012)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An independent filmmaker, journeys to 12 countries across 4 continents. With a digital camera and his passion; He wrote the most amazing script and he has the vision: Let the planet and mankind directing his path. Life's wonders will be the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, underground film, captivating, offbeat
Plot: obsessive quest, escapades, adventure, follow your dream, filmmaking, world spanning, hopes, journey, filmmaker, artists and showbiz, reconnaissance, tribute ...
Place: usa
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Exorcist Chronicles (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Across the world, demonic possessions are on the increase. Two specialists are brought in and uncover a dark and terrifying worldwide plot.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic, disturbing
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, world spanning, human host, religions or cults, exorcist, possession, beast, demon, murder, paranormal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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To Each His Own Cinema (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A collective film of 33 shorts directed by different directors about their feeling about cinema.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, semi serious, contemplative, humorous ...
Plot: lifestyle, artists and showbiz, world spanning, filmmaking, cinema, filmmaker, surrealism, cowboy, female director, suitcase, movie theatre, respect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, africa, asia, europe, latin america
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John Safran vs. God (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: John Safran vs God is an eight-part television documentary series by John Safran which was broadcast on SBS TV of Australia in 2004. It has been described in a media release as "John Safran's most audacious project yet". It had a much ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, cynical, talky, witty ...
Plot: satire, society, religions or cults, world spanning, religion, mythology, paganism, evangelical christianity, confession, judaism, islam, monastery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.5
 68K
Act of Valor (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a covert mission to rescue a kidnapped CIA operative uncovers a chilling plot, an elite, highly trained U.S. SEAL team speeds to hotspots around the globe, racing against the clock to stop a deadly terrorist attack.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: navy seal, rescue mission, terrorist plot, navy, swat team, terrorism, military, cia, battles, soldier, squad, heroism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: somalia, ukraine, costa rica, san diego california, las vegas ...
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 6.1
 173K
Cars 2 (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Star race car Lightning McQueen and his pal Mater head overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix race. But the road to the championship becomes rocky as Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage.
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: car race, car racing, car chase, friendship, adventure, sport, friends, undercover, espionage, best friend, family, race car ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, london, tokyo, big ben london, atlantic ocean ...
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 7.4
 353K
Cloud Atlas (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, Hong Kong, Singapore, China
Duration: 172 min.
Story: A set of six nested stories spanning time between the 19th century and a distant post-apocalyptic future. Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. ...
Style: thought provoking, atmospheric, psychological, enigmatic, surreal ...
Plot: life philosophy, destiny, dystopic future, reincarnation, human nature, life & death, distopia, death, karma, multiple storylines, love and romance, supernatural ...
Time: future, 1930s, 20th century, 21st century, 19th century ...
Place: san francisco, hawaii, seoul, south korea
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Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders is a drama about the specialized International Division of the FBI tasked with solving crimes and coming to the rescue of Americans who find themselves in danger while abroad.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: profiler, special agents, investigation, danger, crimes, fbi, forensics, intelligence, team, human nature, world spanning, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.3
 42K
Touch (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Martin Bohm, a widower and single father, is haunted by an inability to connect to his autistic, mute 11-year-old son, Jake. Their relationship and their lives take an extraordinary turn when he discovers his gifted son has the ability to see ...
Style: uplifting, serious, suspenseful, emotional, touching ...
Plot: autism, psychic power, foreknowledge, supernatural ability, mathematics, psychic, changing lives, single father, professor, mystery, hopes, investigation ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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 6.1
 296K
Jumper (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: David Rice is a man who knows no boundaries, a Jumper, born with the uncanny ability to teleport instantly to anywhere on Earth. When he discovers others like himself, David is thrust into a dangerous and bloodthirsty war while being hunted by a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: teleportation, supernatural ability, chase, young heroes, adventure, youth, presumed dead, good versus evil, supernatural, first love, double life, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: himalaya, michigan, empire state building manhattan new york city, egypt, rome italy ...
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 7.0
 629K
World War Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Malta
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, epic, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, zombie apocalypse, save the world, end of the world, scientist, epidemic, plague, deadly virus, asthma, infected, virus ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, philadelphia, jerusalem, israel, canada ...
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The Fifth Estate (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, India, Belgium
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A look at the relationship between WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his early supporter and eventual colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg, and how the website's growth and influence led to an irreparable rift between the two friends.
Style: tense, thought provoking, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: journalism, computers and web, politics, whistleblower, uncover truth, internet, against the rules, rebelliousness, war crime, international relations, life is a bitch, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2011, year 2010 ...
Place: europe, belgium, zurich switzerland, stockholm sweden, washington d.c. ...
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The Flying Liftboy (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: elevator, kids in trouble, social relations, friends, super vehicle, world spanning, youth, disorder, friendship, fish out of water, mistaken identity, on the road ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, holland, new york, usa, latin america
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 6.4
 92K
Hereafter (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A supernatural thriller centered on three people -- a blue-collar American, a French journalist and a London school boy -- who are touched by death in different ways.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, psychological, thought provoking ...
Plot: afterlife, psychic, journalist, tsunami, supernatural ability, supernatural, catastrophe, forces of nature, dealing with death, family problems, survivor, tragic event ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
Place: france, london, england, usa, europe ...
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 7.4
 3K
Jem (1985)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Music, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Jerrica Benton is the owner of Starlight Music and the Starlight Foundation, which is a foster home for young girls. But by using her earrings to project a holographic image over herself, she is transformed into her alter ego Jem, the lead singer ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, uplifting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, rivalry, rock, uninhibited rivalry, friendship, best friends, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, music band, musician's life, performer's life, music ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: former yugoslavia, london, florida, greece, yugoslavia ...
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 7.2
 9K
Grand Prix (1966)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 176 min.
Story: Grand Prix driver Pete Aron is fired by his team after a crash at Monaco that injures his teammate, Scott Stoddard. While Stoddard struggles to recover, Aron begins to drive for another team, and starts dating Stoddard's wife.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Plot: car race, rivalry, sport team, race, hopes, underdog, sport, ambition, opponent, friends, human spirit, relationship vs career ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, england, italy
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The King of Fighters (2010)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, Taiwan, Germany, Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The King of Fighters movie will introduce a new science fiction spin into the setting established in the games universe by following the surviving members of three legendary fighting clans who are continually whisked away to other dimensions by an ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: teleportation, martial arts, chase, prophecy, undercover, uninhibited rivalry, mortal combat, good versus evil, chases and races, contests and competitions, supernatural ability, escapades ...
Place: seattle washington, boston, seattle
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The Adventures of Tintin (1991)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: France, Canada, Belgium, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Travel with Tintin, the young and intrepid Belgian reporter, and his faithful dog Snowy as they take you from Tibet to the Moon, or from Egypt to the depths of the sea -- solving mysteries, pursuing truth and justice, and gambling with their lives.
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, riddles and clues, dog, investigation, young heroes, friends, chases and races, escapades, mystery, journalism, incompetent police, pets ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, belgium
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The Incredible Adventures of Marco Polo (1998)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Ukraine, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In this globe-trotting adventure, Marco Polo (Don Diamont) plays the famous 13th Century explorer who sets out from Italy to find his missing father, and along the way finds danger, excitement, and amazing discoveries at every turn. The supporting ...
Style: epic, sentimental, serious, captivating, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, dishonesty, heroes, adventure, adventurer, good versus evil, state affairs, obsessive quest, romance, ambition, world spanning, danger ...
Time: 13th century, middle ages
Place: asia, venice
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Mission: Impossible II (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: With computer genius Luther Stickell at his side and a beautiful thief on his mind, agent Ethan Hunt races across Australia and Spain to stop a former IMF agent from unleashing a genetically engineered biological weapon called Chimera. This mission, ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, cia, undercover, spy, infected, antidote, heroes, helicopter, graphic violence, devious, secret service ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: spain, sydney australia, australia
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Around the World in 80 Days (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, West Germany, Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 266 min.
TV show
Story: Around the World in 80 Days is a 1989 three-part television Eastmancolor miniseries originally broadcast on NBC. The production garnered three nominations for Emmy awards that year. Starring Pierce Brosnan as Phileas Fogg, Eric Idle as ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: jules verne, bet, race against time, travel, heroic mission, on the road, world spanning, romance, adventure, power relations, adventurer, master and servant ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1870s
Place: india, england, asia, europe, hong kong ...
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Around the World in 80 Days (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA, Germany, Ireland, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A bet pits a British inventor, a Chinese thief and a French artist on a worldwide adventure that they can circle the globe in 80 days.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: adventure, jules verne, steampunk, friendship, race against time, on the road, bet, escapades, master and servant, rivalry, obsessive quest, partners ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1870s, 2000s ...
Place: london, england, france, san francisco, paris france ...
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