Held at gunpoint movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant held at gunpoint movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, suspenseful, surprise ending, exciting, tense and rough films and TV shows about / with held at gunpoint, violence, death, blood, murder, danger, chase, knife, brutality and betrayal plots mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
held at gunpoint
 1987
held at gunpoint movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as held at gunpoint: Tomb Raider (2018), Bad Times at the El Royale (2018), Hell or High Water (2016), Powder (1995), Perfect Hideout (2008), Hollow Man II (2006), Fair Game (1995), The Devil's Rejects (2005), Convict Stage (1965), St. Agatha (2018).

List of held at gunpoint movies

 6.3
 159K
Tomb Raider (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared.
Style: suspense, exciting, surprise ending, captivating, tense ...
Plot: chase, inheritance, gunfight, island, peril, survival, rescue, jungle, female fighter, father daughter relationship, courage, female protagonist ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s
Place: hong kong, mine
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Bad Times at the El Royale (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, meet at Lake Tahoe's El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past in 1969. Over the course of one fateful night, everyone will have a last shot at redemption... before everything goes to hell. A young ...
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, rough
Plot: surveillance, hotel, vietnam war, hippie, violence, dark secret, held at gunpoint, vacuum cleaner, jukebox, casino, ruse, concierge ...
Time: 1960s, year 1969
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Hell or High Water (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A divorced dad and his ex-con brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family's farm in West Texas.
Style: atmospheric, suspense, realistic, harsh, road movie ...
Plot: brother, debt, redemption, bank robber, small western town, bank robbery, stolen money, texas ranger, modern western, morality, car set on fire, police officer killed ...
Time: 2010s
Place: texas, oklahoma, usa, california
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 6.6
 27K
Powder (1995)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Harassed by classmates who won't accept his shocking appearance, a shy young man known as "Powder" struggles to fit in. But the cruel taunts stop when Powder displays a mysterious power that allows him to do incredible things. This ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, sad, compassionate ...
Plot: supernatural ability, friendship, healing power, albino, held at gunpoint, teenage boy, shot to death, flickering light, dead animal, extrasensory perception, fainting, teacher student relationship ...
Time: future
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Perfect Hideout (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young couple on the run take a family father as a hostage and are shocked to realize that he actually is a serial killer who just murdered the family. With the police on the outside and the killer on the inside they now have nowhere to run and ...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, on the run, hostage, hostages, criminal heroes, crime, violence, crimes, police investigation, rivalry, chase, attempted robbery ...
Time: contemporary
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No Man's Land: The Rise of Reeker (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sheriff and his son who are tracking down a group of bank robbers on their way to Mexico, only to discover that they are being stalked by a far more deadly enemy — The Reeker.
Style: serious, bleak, tense, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, desert, murder, burned alive, gore, sheriff, held at gunpoint, grim reaper, exploding gasoline station, hit by a car, death, taser ...
Time: 70s
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Hollow Man II (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After the mysterious death of scientist, Dr. Devin Villiers, Det. Frank Turner and his partner are assigned to protect Villiers' colleague, who revealed that a veteran soldier was subjected to an experiment with the objective of creating the ...
Style: rough, scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, violence, invisibility, crime scene, night vision, handheld camera, held at gunpoint, on the run, police officer killed, superhuman powers, mad scientist, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, seattle, pentagon
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 4.2
 11K
Fair Game (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Max Kirkpatrick is a cop who protects Kate McQuean, a civil law attorney, from a renegade KGB team out to terminate her
Style: realistic, stylized, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, on the run, kgb, gunfight, police detective, fbi, foot chase, conspiracy, hostage, woman in danger, police protection, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, florida, miami
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The Devil's Rejects (2005)
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The sequel to House of 1000 Corpses – the Firefly family are ambushed at their isolated home by Sheriff Wydell and a squad of armed men guns blazing – yet only Otis and his sister, Baby, manage to escape the barrage of bullets unharmed. Hiding ...
Style: macabre, scary, psychological, road movie, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, torture, psychopath, sheriff, sadism, stabbing, vengeance, insanity, violence, brutality, murder, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: texas, usa, cross country
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Convict Stage (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A cowboy whose sister has been murdered by a gang of vicious outlaws seeks his revenge. But a venerable old lawman is about to teach the vigilante a lesson about taking the law into one's own hands.
Style: realistic, rough, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vengeance, held at gunpoint, stagecoach, prison, rivalry, chases and races, crimes, heroes, danger, gangsters, partners ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: utah, arizona, usa
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 5.6
 3K
St. Agatha (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: St. Agatha is set in the 1950s in small town Georgia. A pregnant con woman named Agatha is on the run and seeks refuge in a convent hidden in deafening isolation. What first starts out as the perfect place to have a child turns into a dark lair ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, macabre, disturbing, brutal
Plot: convent, pregnant, torture, a vision, fear, young girl, danger, salvation, odd, female protagonist, betrayal, hit on the head ...
Time: 1950s
Place: georgia
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The High Frontier (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A father and his two teenage sons travel to a small mountain cabin for a male bonding adventure. When a lost tourist arrives at the cabin, their male-bonding outing turns into a struggle for survival.
Plot: punched in the face, radio, russian, crying man, pistol, cold the temperature, alcohol, dead deer, polish, blizzard, teenage son, smuggler ...
Place: poland
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Birds of Passage (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia, Denmark, Mexico, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 125 min.
Story: During the marijuana bonanza, a violent decade that saw the origins of drug trafficking in Colombia, Rapayet and his indigenous Wayuu family get involved in a booming business of selling marijuana to American youth in the 1970s. When greed, passion ...
Plot: negotiation, drug trafficking, shot in the heart, black man, messenger, grandmother, funeral, massacre, revenge, death, murder, violence ...
Time: year 1979, year 1971, 1960s, year 1968, year 1980
Place: south america, colombia
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The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Sweden, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist find themselves caught in a web of spies, cyber-criminals and corrupt government officials - both in Sweden and in the United States - whom are only known as The Spider Society.
Style: captivating, intense, realistic, clever, tense ...
Plot: hacker, journalist, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship, group of criminals, investigation, investigative, twists & turns, disguise, partners against crime, young woman, scandal ...
Time: 2010s
Place: stockholm sweden, sweden, washington d.c.
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 5.7
 4K
Delirium (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A man recently released from a mental institute inherits a mansion after his parents die. After a series of disturbing events, he comes to believe it is haunted.
Plot: inheritance, haunted house, dead parents, held at gunpoint, brother, handcuffs, secret room, underwater scene, barefoot male, mansion, swimming pool, man in underwear ...
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 7.0
 57K
Widows (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in contemporary Chicago, amidst a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities take fate into their own hands and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, bleak, bloody ...
Plot: violence, debt, racism, danger, girl gang, female criminal, pursuit, murder, brutality, murder of husband, widow, domestic violence ...
Time: 2010s
Place: chicago illinois
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The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Audrey and Morgan are best friends who unwittingly become entangled in an international conspiracy when one of the women discovers the boyfriend who dumped her was actually a spy.
Style: exciting, captivating, humorous, suspense, absurd ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: spy, female friendship, save the day, cia agent, chase, conspiracy, violence, shot to death, hand to hand combat, falling in love, female villain, gymnast ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, prague, austria, los angeles, budapest hungary ...
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 3.2
 4K
Future World (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young boy searches a future world wasteland for a rumored cure for his dying mother.
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: brutality, post apocalypse, danger, robot, life is a bitch, family, mother son relationship, catastrophe, biohazard, neck breaking, brawl, stripper ...
Time: near future
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 7.6
 99K
Upgrade (2018)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A brutal mugging leaves Grey Trace paralyzed in the hospital and his beloved wife dead. A billionaire inventor soon offers Trace a cure — an artificial intelligence implant called STEM that will enhance his body. Now able to walk, Grey finds that ...
Style: futuristic, thought provoking, tech noir, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, murder, implant, surgery, microchip, police, revenge, car chase, violence, policewoman killing, slum ...
Time: future, near future
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 6.7
 51K
Overlord (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: On the eve of D-Day, a group of American paratroopers is dropped behind enemy lines to carry out a mission crucial to the invasion’s success. But as they approach their target, they begin to realize there is more going on in this Nazi-occupied ...
Style: absurd, suspense, macabre, bleak, twists and turns ...
Plot: paratrooper, fascist, nazi, war, violence, zombie, supernatural, wartime, brutality, soldier, danger, survival ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: france, normandy
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 6.9
 81K
Bumblebee (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China
Duration: 114 min.
Story: On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie, on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken. When Charlie revives ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, futuristic, surprise ending
Plot: robot, technology, teenage girl, alien, machine, standoff, friendship, child's point of view, trailer home, bravery, missile, exploding gasoline station ...
Time: 20th century, year 1987, 80s
Place: texas, mine, california
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Happy Death Day 2U (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tree Gelbman learns that dying over and over again was surprisingly easier than the dangers that lie ahead.
Style: brutal, captivating, semi serious, suspenseful, bloody
Plot: time loop, repeated event, serial killer, characters killed one by one, suicide, alarm, paradox, masked killer, blonde, slasher, deja vu, university ...
Time: contemporary
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Seven Golden Men (1965)
Genre: Crime
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After bungling a job in London, Albert, an international thief, masterminds a plan to rob a Geneva bank of 7 tons of gold. Assisted by the seductive Giorgia, who works from within the bank, and six other accomplices, Albert sets himself up in an ...
Plot: gold, heist, hotel, gangster, train, police, held at gunpoint, truck, jackhammer, false passport, master criminal, walkie talkie ...
Place: switzerland, italy, geneva switzerland, rome italy
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 6.3
 25K
Revenge (2017)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jen is enjoying a romantic getaway with her wealthy boyfriend which is suddenly disrupted when his friends arrive for an unannounced hunting trip. Tension mounts in the house until the situation abruptly — and viciously — intensifies, ...
Style: suspense, scary, tense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: rape, revenge, hunting, desert, vigilante, final battle, female protagonist, manhunt, mistress, hallucinogenic drug, nightmare, exploding head ...
Time: 2010s
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 6.4
 145K
Bright (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In an alternate present-day where magical creatures live among us, two L.A. cops become embroiled in a prophesied turf battle.
Style: light, dark, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: police, magic, resurrection, buddy cop, corrupt cop, urban fantasy, magical, bomb, gang, federal bureau of investigation, magic wand, threatened with a knife ...
Time: 2010s
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Shock and Awe (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of journalists covering George Bush's planned invasion of Iraq in 2003 are skeptical of the presidents claim that Saddam Hussein has "weapons of mass destruction."
Style: tense, factual, suspenseful, suspense, brutal
Audience: boys' night
Plot: iraq war, reporter, conspiracy, expose, newspaper, investigative journalism, journalist, heroic mission, violent, political, politics, propaganda ...
Time: 2000s
Place: iraq, pentagon
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The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A family's road trip takes a dangerous turn when they arrive at a secluded mobile home park to stay with some relatives and find it mysteriously deserted. Under the cover of darkness, three masked psychopaths pay them a visit to test the ...
Style: suspense, tense, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: home invasion, serial killer, masked killer, murder, slasher, mysterious stranger, blood, swimming pool, road trip, sadism, homicidal maniac, extreme violence ...
Place: cross country
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 7.1
 30K
Brimstone (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: Netherlands, France, Germany, Belgium, Sweden, UK, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: In the menacing inferno of the old American West, Liz is a genuine survivor who is hunted by a vengeful preacher for a crime she didn’t commit.
Style: suspense, brutal, twists and turns, epic, disturbing ...
Plot: rape, mute, preacher, father daughter relationship, religious, revenge, father daughter incest, pedophile, mother daughter relationship, misogyny, physical abuse, mute girl ...
Time: 19th century
Place: netherlands
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 5.3
 14K
Terminal (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK, Hong Kong, Hungary, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the dark heart of a sprawling, anonymous city, two assassins carry out a sinister mission, a teacher battles a fatal illness, and an enigmatic janitor and a curious waitress lead dangerous double lives. Murderous consequences unravel in the dead ...
Style: exciting, suspense, breathtaking, artsy, surprise ending
Plot: assassin, revenge, murder, double life, crimes, crime, waitress, vengeance, teacher, illness, disguise, neo-noir ...
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Two-Minute Warning (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A psychotic sniper plans a massive killing spree in a Los Angeles football stadium during a major championship game. The police, led by Captain Peter Holly (Charlton Heston) and SWAT commander Sergeant Button (John Cassavetes), learn of the plot and ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, tragic ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat, gambling, murder, race against time, terrorism, psychopath, stadium, danger, deadly, unemployment, one man army, serial killer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa
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