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The list contains the best, new and most relevant tense movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out tense, suspenseful, serious, intense, suspense and interesting films and TV shows about / that have / with storytelling, dialogue, death, murder, violence, mentor, betrayal, chase, revenge and corruption plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries. TOP 10 movies tagged as tense: Gone Girl (2014), Shutter Island (2010), The Revenant (2015), The Departed (2006), Memento (2000), Game of Thrones (2011), Everest (2015), The Sixth Sense (1999), The Godfather (1972), Papillon (1973).
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Game of Thrones
Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
USA, UK
57 min.
 9.5
The Departed
Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA, Hong Kong
151 min.
 8.5
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ZONE 261 - Operation Ragnarok
Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller, War
Sweden
99 min.
 8.2
Dunkirk
Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Netherlands, UK, France, USA
106 min.
 8.0

List of tense movies

 8.1
 699K
Gone Girl
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Style: tense, surprise ending, psychological, suspense, enigmatic, dramatic, disturbing, clever, twist ending, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, captivating, cynical, stylized, cerebral, intense, atmospheric, dark humor, interesting, dark, bad ending, realistic, tricky, talky, surreal
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: missing person, missing wife, mystery, disappearance, investigation, manipulation, obsession, psychology, moral ambiguity, husband wife relationship, emotional manipulation, police investigation, infidelity, murder suspect, marriage, twists & turns, adultery, protagonist as suspect, murder mystery, crumbling marriage, neo-noir, femme fatale, neo noir, crime, murder, revenge, paranoia, search party, plot twist, lawyer, storytelling, strong sexual content, violence, surveillance, secrets, small town, cheating, greed, justice, corruption, adaptation, insanity, stylish, runaway, vengeance, serial killer, kidnapping, psychopath, dialogue, betrayal
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: missouri, usa, st. louis missouri, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 928K
Shutter Island
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, tense, twists and turns, surreal, dark, serious, cerebral, talky, scary, atmospheric, stylized, intense, enigmatic, interesting, mind bending, realistic, clever, bad ending, intellectual, disturbing, bleak, gothic, ambiguous ending, tricky
Plot: mental illness, uncover truth, reality vs fantasy, doctors and patients, mystery, schizophrenia, plot twist, insanity, psychology, paranoia, psychiatry, mental institution, losing-it hero, medical experiment, mental patient, filicide, investigation, psychological trauma, memory, brainwashing, police investigation, obsession, psychotherapy, partners, delusion, pretending to be someone else, human experimentation, island, isolation, twists & turns, storytelling, dreams, secrets, psychiatrist, conspiracy, imagination, guilt, doctors, violence, murder, corruption, identity, maze, prison escape, paranoid, dialogue, neo-noir, adaptation, beautiful scenery, greed
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1954, year 1945, 1940s
Place: boston
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 8.0
 557K
The Revenant
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Canada
Duration: 156 min.
Style: atmospheric, tense, melancholic, suspenseful, suspense, bleak, scenic, brutal, realistic, stylized, intense, serious, breathtaking, harsh, interesting, dramatic, rough, bloody, epic, cerebral, talky, enigmatic, based on true events, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, revenge, vengeance, life & death, wilderness, violence, violent, indians, beautiful scenery, native americans, betrayal, old west, lone hero, manhunt, pursuit, brutality, greed, chase, visceral, bear attack, native american, rape, storytelling, redemption, dialogue, gunfight, grizzly bear, winter, bear, forest, murder, snow, uninhibited rivalry, justice, solitude, hunting, corruption, mentor, loneliness, moral ambiguity, adventure, sacrifice, twists & turns, nature, parent child relationship, frontier, mountain, escapades, left to die, fur
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
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 8.5
 1.0M
The Departed
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 151 min.
Style: twist ending, suspense, tense, bleak, captivating, brutal, clever, realistic, serious, intense, interesting, dramatic, cerebral, harsh, bad ending, psychological, talky, stylized, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful, dark humor, surprise ending, tricky, bloody
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover cop, mole, working undercover, crime, gangsters, police, mafia, police investigation, law enforcement, corruption, police corruption, organized crime, violence, neo noir, mentor, undercover, gangster, rock, drugs/alcohol, foul language, storytelling, twists & turns, violent, visceral, mob, gunfight, mind game, plot twist, gratuitous violence, brutality, moral ambiguity, betrayal, justice, dialogue, greed, stylish, murder, vengeance, complex characters, dark hero, rise and fall, philosophy, urban, redemption, gangs, crime gone awry, realtor, friends, criminal heroes, ambition
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, taiwan, harvard university, china
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 8.5
 968K
Memento
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Style: psychological, non-linear, twist ending, tense, suspense, surprise ending, bleak, clever, stylized, cerebral, suspenseful, serious, interesting, tricky, enigmatic, intellectual, dark, dramatic, twists and turns, talky, intense, dark humor, reflective, philosophical, realistic, offbeat, captivating, mind bending, atmospheric, rough, avant garde
Plot: memory loss, amnesia, uncover truth, revenge, vengeance, plot twist, investigation, flashback, mystery, murder, memory, neo-noir, neo noir, paranoia, identity, manipulations, storytelling, twists & turns, drugs/alcohol, time loop, postmodernism, insulin, psychology, manipulation, imagination, flashbacks, philosophy, time, existentialism, paranoid, violence, stylish, murder mystery, moral ambiguity, genius, multiple storylines, police investigation, insanity, secrets, corruption, obsession, justice, haunted by the past, tattoo, polaroid, mistaken identity, motel, hidden truth, individuality, confusion
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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 9.5
 1.3M
Game of Thrones
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 57 min.
Style: stylized, twists and turns, exciting, surprise ending, atmospheric, captivating, tense, sexy, biting, sexual, rough, dramatic, breathtaking, clever, suspense, enigmatic, epic, serious
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: intrigue, kingdom, betrayal, strong sexual content, politics, incest, medieval, sex scene, dragon, abuse of power, political intrigue, female nudity, palaces castles and temples, adventure, bloody violence, dwarf, civil war, male nudity, family conflict, husband wife relationship, brother sister incest, political unrest, fantasy world, royal family, violence against women, religious differences, king, queen, imaginary kingdom, prince, forced marriage, rivalry, illegitimate child, child bride, brother sister relationship, murder, war, prostitution, ambition, usurper, tomboy, archery, witchcraft, brother vs brother, fictional war, magic, sword and sorcery, infidelity, illegitimate son, sword and fantasy
Time: middle ages
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 170K
Everest
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Sport, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Iceland
Duration: 121 min.
Style: based on true events, dramatic, realistic, scenic, suspenseful, tense, captivating, intense, emotional, serious, suspense, interesting, sentimental, cerebral, talky, inspirational, harsh, touching, melancholic, sad, breathtaking, compassionate, surprise ending, depressing, absurd
Plot: mountain climbing, survival, stranded, climbing, beautiful scenery, death of protagonist, tragedy, adventurer, adventure, death, life & death, natural disaster, forces of nature, greed, life philosophy, against the odds, freeze to death, rescue, self sacrifice, mountain, blizzard, snow, courage, catastrophe, camp, storytelling, sacrifice, danger, loneliness, dialogue, solitude, hiking, escapades, visceral, runaway, corruption, honest, humanity, technology, brutality, depression, mentor, oxygen, adaptation, nudity (topless - notable), human spirit, justice, betrayal, existentialism, destiny
Time: year 1996, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: mount everest, asia, himalaya, nepal, texas
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 8.1
 796K
The Sixth Sense
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful, dramatic, atmospheric, twists and turns, tense, touching, bleak, stylized, twist ending, serious, frightening, scary, interesting, cerebral, intense, clever, enigmatic, tricky, bad ending, gloomy, entertaining, sentimental, talky, captivating, mind bending, emotional, dark
Plot: psychology, psychiatrist, doctors and patients, able to see the dead, mystery, afterlife, tragic event, ghost, supernatural, supernatural ability, redemption, police investigation, life & death, destiny, understanding, untimely death, human relationship, talking to the dead, psychic power, precocious child, seeing dead people, investigation, plot twist, ghosts, twists & turns, storytelling, secrets, mentor, death, single mother, childhood, dialogue, catastrophe, manipulation, chase, runaway, school play, paranormal phenomena, cowardliness, confidence, marriage crisis, single, child, child abuse, power relations, misfit, psychic, mother son relationship, patient, fear
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania
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 9.2
 1.3M
The Godfather
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Style: realistic, suspense, family saga, biting, serious, dramatic, captivating, tense, breathtaking, brutal, based on supposedly true story, rough, clever, epic, atmospheric, stylized, interesting, talky, dark, intense, entertaining, scenic, exciting, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, cosa nostra, gangster, crime family, godfather, mob boss, parents and children, family, family business, gang war, organized crime, revenge, betrayal, greed, brutality, crime boss, mercilessness, godparent, family tradition, family values, pride and honor, italian american, crime, gangsters, violence, patriarch, murder, rise to power, assassination, vengeance, mob, dysfunctional family, storytelling, violent, corruption, guns, visceral, dialogue, multiple storylines, gratuitous violence, complex characters, twists & turns, beautiful scenery, love at first sight, family drama, honest, foul language, lawyer, character study, book
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1950s, 40s, 50s
Place: new york, italy, usa, sicily, europe, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city, sicily italy
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 8.0
 105K
Papillon
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country:
Duration: 151 min.
Style: bleak, inspirational, captivating, suspense, tense, psychological, realistic, serious, dramatic, harsh, interesting, compassionate, breathtaking, intense, brutal, talky, factual, cerebral, atmospheric, clever, emotional, rough, suspenseful, entertaining
Plot: human spirit, free spirit, prison escape, runaway, survival, friendship, unlikely friendships, destiny, character study, fighting the system, false accusation, life philosophy, prison life, hopes, escape attempt, life is a bitch, imprisonment, criminal heroes, life sentence, low lives, prison, adventure, brutality, freedom, rebellion, buddies, mentor, island, jungle, courage, justice, storytelling, indians, corruption, childhood, violent, adaptation, solitude, murder, book, idealism, brainwashing, psychology, loneliness, philosophy, redemption, greed, dialogue, revenge, gunfight
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: latin america, atlantic ocean
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Style: futuristic, exciting, bleak, intense, tense, disturbing, suspense, serious, stylized, thought provoking, melancholic, entertaining, surprise ending, emotional
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: rebellion, survival, propaganda, reality tv, future dystopia, female protagonist, game, teenagers, fantasy world, revolution, adventure, fighting the system, brainwashing, fight scenes, distopia, brutality, love story, friendship, mission, strong female character, sacrifice, psychological torture, life philosophy, young heroes, catastrophe, adaptation, resistance, dialogue, leadership, manipulation, mentor, dark hero, bow and arrow, segregation, mythology, war, future war, revolt, innocence lost, political unrest, book, storytelling, betrayal, social decay, president, transformation, culture clash, confined, chase, apocalypse
Time: future
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 8.8
 1.7M
Inception
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 148 min.
Style: surreal, psychological, ambiguous ending, suspense, philosophical, twist ending, futuristic, clever, cerebral, intellectual, intense, mind bending, enigmatic, tricky, dramatic, suspenseful, tense, exciting, stylized, serious, interesting, non-linear, talky, epic, reflective, entertaining, surprise ending, captivating
Plot: dreams, alternate reality, teamwork, neo noir, existentialism, psychological manipulation, hi-tech, fantasy world, virtual reality, philosophy, redemption, memory, imagination, heist, haunted by the past, manipulations, subconscious, one last job, cons and scams, parallel world, husband wife relationship, impersonating, perfect crime, mind control, peril, oneiric, tragic hero, desperation, life philosophy, mystery, storytelling, plot twist, mentor, psychology, twists & turns, technology, guilt, secrets, time, creativity, fight scenes, justice, maze, dream, on the run, happy ending, catastrophe, rescue, hotel, dialogue
Time: near future, 2010s
Place: los angeles, sydney australia, paris france, japan
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 6.8
 259K
The Transporter
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, tense, rough, realistic, entertaining, ridiculous, sexy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, transportation, chases and races, daring rescue, one against many, car chase, fight scenes, one man army, betrayal, guns, danger, adventure, mixed martial arts, delivery, mission gone awry, reckless driving, ex soldier, tough guy, machismo, organized crime, family drama, chase, martial arts, vengeance, lone wolves, cars, kung fu, mentor, explosions, revenge, dialogue, kidnapping, crime, human trafficking, car, gunfight, tough heroes, weapons, transformation, hitman, catastrophe, dumb, assassins, stylish, bank robbery, assassination, male nudity, oil, classic car, culture clash
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe, french riviera, hong kong, marseille provence, cannes, saint tropez, riviera
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Battle for Sevastopol
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Ukraine, Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Style: dramatic, realistic, rough, based on true events, tense, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, suspense, compassionate
Plot: great patriotic war, world war two, female protagonist, sniper, female soldier, battlefield, wartime, wartime life, war hero, strong female lead, heroism, courage, fascist, relationships, social relations, couple relations, red army, firearm, uniform, nazi, shell shock, battle, girl, propaganda, death, soldier
Time: 1940s
Place: ukraine, soviet union, united states, russia, chicago illinois
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The Fifth Element
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 126 min.
Style: futuristic, breathtaking, intense, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, tense, cliffhanger, colourful, humorous, epic, semi serious, surreal, cerebral, absurd, light, entertaining, tricky, interesting, clever, witty
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: good versus evil, alien, future dystopia, heroic mission, supernatural ability, humanity in peril, space travel, save the world, dystopic future, fight scenes, love story, life philosophy, space and aliens, spacecraft, space opera, adventure, race against time, love, end of the world, aliens, cloning, technology, imagination, destiny, weapons, clones, storytelling, apocalypse, first contact, chase, opera singer, cult, creativity, dialogue, catastrophe, stowaway, treasure hunt, existentialism, mentor, transformation, priest, cyberpunk, mythology, lone hero, romance, beautiful scenery, life & death, taxi, distopia, police chase
Time: future, 1910s, 1990s
Place: egypt, new york, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 522K
Now You See Me
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 115 min.
Style: surprise ending, clever, entertaining, intellectual, twists and turns, breathtaking, tense, psychological, biting, exciting, semi serious, twist ending, tricky, suspense, realistic, bad ending, stylized, suspenseful, cerebral, romantic, interesting, absurd, witty, intense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: stage magic, wizards and magicians, perfect crime, investigation, mind game, bank robbery, creativity, heist, scheme, teamwork, secret plan, manipulations, police investigation, cons and scams, fbi, justice, mastermind, outsmarting, magic trick, secret society, card trick, crime investigation, illusionist, magic, conspiracy, twists & turns, plot twist, crime, con artists, teleportation, chase, con men, secrets, catastrophe, dialogue, urban, mystery, greed, mentor, technology, fantasy world, revenge, secret, escape, bank, money, betrayal, life philosophy, happy ending, storytelling
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: las vegas, new orleans, new york, usa, chicago illinois, paris france
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 7.8
 448K
Ocean's Eleven
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Style: entertaining, witty, exciting, colourful, tense, clever, semi serious, suspense, interesting, humorous, realistic, twist ending, sexy, twists and turns, tricky, light, intense, funny, talky, stylized, suspenseful, surprise ending, earnest
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: heist, casino, perfect crime, buddies, friends, outsmarting, cons and scams, chase, revenge, renewed love, partners in crime, group of criminals, career criminal, ex husband ex wife relationship, scheme, crime, robbery, con men, con artists, plot twist, twists & turns, dialogue, mentor, surveillance, stylish, greed, ocean, corruption, poker, conspiracy, technology, betrayal, bank robbery, catastrophe, criminal heroes, secrets, justice, explosives expert, pickpocket, strip club, prison, destiny, gangsters, storytelling, underdog, runaway, cheating, hotel, violence, espionage
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, salt lake city utah, atlantic city new jersey, san diego california, chicago illinois
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Captain Phillips
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, intense, dramatic, serious, interesting, emotional, earnest, exciting, captivating, clever, cerebral, factual, harsh, psychological, based on memoir, entertaining, talky
Plot: hijacking, hostage, kidnapping, poverty, ship, survival, ocean or sea, pirate, hostages, brutality, ship captain, courage, politics, greed, mentor, corruption, life & death, culture clash, terrorism, crime, storytelling, runaway, visceral, catastrophe, violence, twists & turns, weapons, chase, dialogue, betrayal, justice, confined, political, sacrifice, ocean, commando, cargo ship, fisherman, blood, propaganda, psychology, adventure, redemption, tragedy, idealism, manipulation, happy ending, honest, anti-hero, doctors
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2009, 2000s, 2010s
Place: somalia, africa, united states, kenya, virginia, vermont
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Wait Until Dark
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Style: tense, talky, suspenseful, atmospheric, clever, psychological, suspense, intense, serious, frightening, light, twist ending, interesting, dark, dramatic, realistic, cerebral, exciting, enigmatic, earnest, sexy, tricky, scary
Plot: crime, blindness, murder, heroin, disability, twists & turns, police investigation, mind game, con artists, con men, secrets, psychology, runaway, conspiracy, blind woman, woman in danger, plot twist, obsession, serial killer, paranoid, mentor, greed, crime gone awry, surveillance, photographer, assassination, betrayal, manipulation, mystery, storytelling, dialogue, search, doll, apartment, neighbor, police, corruption, adultery, chase, stylish, crimes, heroine, investigation, catastrophe, adaptation, identity, moral ambiguity, danger, drug dealing, domestic disturbance
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, montreal quebec
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 7.2
 14K
A Hijacking
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 103 min.
Style: tense, realistic, bleak, serious, suspense, psychological, intense, talky, interesting, suspenseful, dramatic, cerebral, atmospheric, harsh, emotional, stylized, absurd, biting
Plot: hijacking, psychology, hostages, realism, hostage, islam, pirate, ship, character study, crime gone awry, greed, assassination, captivity, secrets, brutality, hitman, weapons, ocean or sea, technology, violent, negotiation, classic car, twists & turns, cargo ship, cook, violence, catastrophe, visceral, family drama, doctors, murder, manipulation, confined, betrayal, life & death, dialogue, brainwashing, loneliness, guilt, culture clash, crimes, life philosophy, storytelling, solitude, relationships, ocean, boat, business, danger, terrorism
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: denmark
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 8.3
 28K
Tangerines
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Estonia, Georgia
Duration: 87 min.
Style: tense, realistic, touching, serious, compassionate, emotional, heartbreaking, dramatic, harsh, intense, sad, bleak, melancholic, brutal, earnest, reflective, interesting, sentimental, thought provoking, depressing, suspenseful, dark humor
Plot: war, civil war, anti war, ethnic conflict, wartime, humanity, mentor, islam, gunfight, survival, tragedy, storytelling, morality, surveillance, honest, life & death, brutality, village, russian, wartime life, vengeance, unlikely friendships, sacrifice, culture clash, friendship, dialogue, solitude, prejudice, weapons, beautiful scenery, violence, dialogue driven, secrets, redemption, life philosophy, technology, human nature, corruption, love story, character study, revenge, audio tape, audio cassette, wood chopping, bullet wound, carpenter, head wound, burning house, photograph, gun
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1992
Place: europe, georgia (former ussr), israel, georgia, estonia
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 6.7
 77K
The Guest
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Style: tense, stylized, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, serious, twist ending, intense, psychological, realistic, dark humor, atmospheric, clever, bloody, entertaining, interesting, enigmatic, dark, sexy, brutal, bad ending, exciting, captivating, scary, surprise ending
Plot: murder, bullying, halloween, violence, plot twist, stylish, drugs/alcohol, mysterious character, mystery, violent, gunfight, ex soldier, teenager, twists & turns, visceral, guns, vengeance, chase, brutality, secrets, sexualized violence, revenge, neo-noir, dog tag, beer keg, killing spree, halloween costume, farm, strobe light, brawl, grief, arms dealer, bar, party, danger, dialogue, moral ambiguity, family, manipulation, psychology, conspiracy, family drama, police investigation, splatter, surveillance, serial killer, violence spree, blood, hitman, dark hero
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa
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 6.4
 30K
Black Sea
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Russia
Duration: 114 min.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense, bleak, realistic, tricky, bad ending, absurd, harsh, idiotic, dramatic, interesting, clever, dark, entertaining, surprise ending, psychological, exciting
Plot: submarine, underwater, treasure hunt, adventure, survival, betrayal, greed, russian, twists & turns, cold war, gold, sea, escapades, moral ambiguity, dialogue, catastrophe, technology, ocean, first contact, nazis, ocean or sea, chase, murder, justice, corruption, boat, police investigation, captain, obsessive quest, stranded, plot twist, storytelling, redemption, sacrifice, runaway, british, mentor, spy, heist, revenge, happy ending, nazi, violence, vengeance, human nature, natural disaster, mars, obsession, secrets, stereotypes
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1941, year 2008
Place: russia, black sea
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Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 160 min.
Style: tense, stylized, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, melancholic, serious, enigmatic, meditative, scenic, bleak, breathtaking, cerebral, harsh, talky, intense, interesting, dark, dramatic, reflective, suspense, suspenseful, gloomy, depressing
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Plot: betrayal, crime, assassination, criminal heroes, gunfight, assassin, character study, obsession, storytelling, old west, visceral, violent, violence, complex characters, loneliness, gangs, paranoid, existentialism, beautiful scenery, paranoia, death, psychology, greed, runaway, tragedy, dialogue, crimes, murder, vengeance, idol, coward, brutality, gangsters, mentor, cowardliness, family, media, adaptation, art, unfulfillment, redemption, crime gone awry, gang, fugitives, downfall, chases and races, deadly, dishonesty, reward, fame
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1880s, 1870s
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 7.3
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Insomnia
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 96 min.
Style: tense, bleak, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense, dark, interesting, enigmatic, talky, realistic, harsh, light, cerebral, cynical, clever, melancholic, sexy, twist ending, gloomy, disturbing
Plot: murder, crime, police investigation, mystery, police corruption, small town, neo noir, murder mystery, investigation, police, psychology, guilt, serial killer, hotel, secrets, chase, corruption, dialogue, paranoia, pornography, moral ambiguity, loneliness, greed, twists & turns, noir, runaway, obsession, brutality, character study, manipulation, storytelling, plot twist, paranoid, kidnapping, adaptation, redemption, assassination, culture clash, betrayal, visceral, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, murder investigation, cover up, insomnia, police detective, loss of partner
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, norway
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Goodnight Mommy
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 99 min.
Style: tense, disturbing, atmospheric, psychological, twist ending, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, suspense, melancholic, intense, dark, enigmatic, realistic, art house, macabre, surreal, scary, bleak, surprise ending, scenic, bloody, talky, brutal, stylized, bad ending, absurd
Plot: torture, countryside, twins, mental illness, plot twist, psychology, dysfunctional family, isolation, insanity, cat, mask, fire, divorce, bathtub, mother son relationship, uncover truth, gory, secrets, childhood, twists & turns, mystery, violent, parents and children, runaway, family drama, violence, punishment, lake, arson, priest, visceral, hospital, guilt, obsession, catastrophe, brutality, family in crisis, first contact, survival, storytelling, paranoia, children, drinking, serial killer, confined, nudity (topless - notable), alter ego, demons, dialogue, beautiful scenery
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria
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A Perfect Getaway
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: tense, suspenseful, stylized, twist ending, suspense, twists and turns, serious, surprise ending, scary, scenic, psychological, atmospheric, realistic, tricky, clever, sexy, entertaining, intense, absurd, interesting, cerebral, exciting, bad ending, idiotic, talky, brutal, macabre, futuristic, dark
Plot: murder, serial killer, survival, murderous pair, twists & turns, plot twist, drugs/alcohol, chase, murder mystery, honeymoon, mystery, surveillance, secrets, wilderness, island, paranoia, police investigation, identity, danger, dialogue, storytelling, catastrophe, cheating, brutality, gory, beautiful scenery, double murder, escapades, psychology, writers, mentor, betrayal, runaway, first contact, obsession, sexualized violence, violence, gratuitous violence, amnesia, greed, manipulation, couple relations, stylish, life & death, paranoid, natural disaster, stereotypes, kidnapping, torture, isolation
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa
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 7.2
 242K
Insomnia
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense, dark, intense, interesting, clever, twist ending, realistic, dramatic, bad ending, melancholic, light, bleak, talky, enigmatic, gloomy, cerebral
Plot: murder, crime, police investigation, guilt, mystery, small town, neo-noir, police corruption, investigation, neo noir, police, murder mystery, moral ambiguity, corruption, psychology, serial killer, twists & turns, secrets, chase, storytelling, insomnia, justice, mentor, runaway, greed, memory loss, plot twist, dialogue, redemption, manipulation, stylish, death, blackmail, fbi, morality, betrayal, obsession, teenager, hotel, love, hallucination, violence, pornography, brutality, complex characters, revenge, suspect, confession, conspiracy, crimes
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, los angeles, usa
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Duration: 116 min.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, serious, intense, psychological, realistic, bad ending, interesting, emotional, dramatic, tricky, twist ending, clever, enigmatic, entertaining, exciting, cerebral, surprise ending, scenic, sexy
Plot: fighting the system, terrorism, corporate crimes, corruption, espionage, moral ambiguity, greed, environmentalism, corporate america, manipulation, secrets, twists & turns, working undercover, revenge, morality, conspiracy, relationships, psychology, justice, sacrifice, mentor, politics, drinking, writers, political, internet, plot twist, investigation, spy, catastrophe, fbi, surveillance, storytelling, technology, secret organization, murder, dialogue, crimes, runaway, paranoia, kidnapping, pornography, survival, police investigation, life philosophy, betrayal, rebellion, vengeance, violence, weapons
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Storm of the Century
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 257 min.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, serious, intense, interesting, dark, twist ending, psychological, bad ending, atmospheric, scary, disturbing, cerebral, enigmatic, exciting, dramatic, bleak, factual, dark humor
Plot: small town, murder, island, good versus evil, supernatural, mysterious character, secrets, mystery, police investigation, death, village, storm, storytelling, suicide, chase, catastrophe, blizzard, winter, voting, demon, sacrifice, snow, secret, small town life, corruption, demons, violence, first contact, technology, adaptation, mentor, redemption, moral ambiguity, dialogue, tragedy, natural disaster, manipulation, apocalypse, cane, jail, violent, vengeance, splatter, assassination, alter ego, survival, devil, twists & turns, dark hero, morality
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: maine, usa
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