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 suspenseful, surprise ending, exciting, serious, suspense and intense films and TV shows about / with held at gunpoint, danger, chase, death, gun, violence, pistol, escape, murder and gunfight plots mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres shot in USA, Germany, Bulgaria and other countries.
held at gunpoint
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held at gunpoint movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as held at gunpoint: Hell or High Water (2016), Powder (1995), Perfect Hideout (2008), Hollow Man II (2006), Fair Game (1995), Convict Stage (1965), Fatal Conflict (2000), Shaft (2019), Wasabi (2001), Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986).

List of held at gunpoint movies

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: suspense, atmospheric, realistic, cerebral, intense ...
Plot: bank robbery, gunfight, bank robber, brother, stolen money, debt, criminal, redemption, peril, chases and races, small western town, bank ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: texas, usa, oklahoma, california
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 6.6
 29K
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: emotional, touching, serious, sad, cult film ...
Plot: extrasensory perception, miraculous event, supernatural, paranormal phenomena, supernatural ability, healing power, albino, christ allegory, teacher student relationship, held at gunpoint, fainting, flickering light ...
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, psychopath, swat team, on the run, hostages, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, rivalry, police investigation, chase, violence ...
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: scary, slasher, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, serial killer, murder, supernatural, burned alive, death, good versus evil, ghost, supernatural ability, danger, survival, psychopath ...
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: invisibility, superhuman powers, murder, police officer killed, night vision, on the run, mad scientist, psychopath, supernatural, serial killer, manhunt, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, seattle, pentagon
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 4.3
 13K
Fair Game (1995)
Genre: Action, 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, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, on the run, kgb, woman in danger, danger, gunfight, hostage, foot chase, conspiracy, police detective, fbi, police protection ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: florida, miami, usa
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 5.3
 133
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: exciting, bleak, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vengeance, prison, held at gunpoint, rivalry, partners, gangsters, danger, crimes, heroes, chases and races, stagecoach ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: utah, arizona, usa, yuma arizona
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 3.6
 297
Fatal Conflict (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Czech Republic, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a lawless futuristic society, a rebel must prevent a tandem of renegades from destroying Los Angeles. An ex-star pilot is forced to stop a mad criminal and his gang after they've hi-jacked a huge space freighter with the intent of crashing ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, race against time, heroic mission, survival, psychopath, heroes, vengeance, confined, deadly, danger, crimes, escapades ...
Time: future, 90s, 2020s
Place: los angeles
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 6.4
 49K
Shaft (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: JJ, aka John Shaft Jr., may be a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, but to uncover the truth behind his best friend’s untimely death, he needs an education only his dad can provide. Absent throughout JJ’s youth, the legendary ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, colourful, reboot, surprise ending ...
Plot: drug lord, investigation, gunfight, father son relationship, death of friend, dark humor, fbi, grandfather, african american, revenge, sexual humor, martial arts ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, 1990s, year 1989, year 1994 ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, harlem
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 6.7
 39K
Wasabi (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Hubert is a French policeman with very sharp methods. After being forced to take 2 months off by his boss, who doesn't share his view on working methods, he goes back to Japan, where he used to work 19 years ago, to settle the probate of his ...
Style: realistic, exciting, semi serious, light, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: inheritance, shopping, hitman, father daughter relationship, youth, investigation, police detective, yakuza, culture clash, police brutality, teenage daughter, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, paris france, kyoto japan ...
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Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Fugitives of the Federation for their daring rescue of Spock from the doomed Genesis Planet, Admiral Kirk (William Shatner) and his crew begin their journey home to face justice for their actions. But as they near Earth, they find it at the mercy of ...
Style: saga, futuristic, humorous, exciting, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, time travel, teleportation, save the world, culture clash, outer space, space opera, evil alien, invisibility, nuclear, rescue ...
Time: future, 80s, year 1986, 23rd century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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A Pistol for Ringo (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Giuliano Gemma stars as a cool, cocky mercenary enlisted by a sheriff to infiltrate a ruthless gang of outlaws. Ennio Morricone provided the score to this early spaghetti western hit.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: hostage, gang, old west, hopscotch, ranch, mexican border, orchestral, family in danger, crimes, confined, rescue, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa, latin america, mexico
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Night of the Living Dead (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this remake of the original classic film, a group of people are trapped inside a farmhouse as legions of the walking dead try to get inside and use them for food.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, brutal, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, survival, chaos, back from the dead, cannibalism, danger, woman in danger, small town, apocalypse, death, hell on earth, farmhouse ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1990, 90s, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, america, pittsburgh
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Rambo: Last Blood (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong, France, Bulgaria, Spain, Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When his housekeeper’s daughter is kidnapped, Rambo crosses the U.S.-Mexican border to bring her home but finds himself up against the full might of one of Mexico’s most ruthless cartels.
Style: serious, tense, emotional, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: lone hero, vengeance, post traumatic stress disorder, human trafficking, final battle, death, violence, one man army, vigilante, justice, blood, rescue ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: mexico, arizona, usa, sonora
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The Darkest Minds (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After a disease kills 98% of America's children, the surviving 2% develop superpowers and are placed in internment camps. A 16-year-old girl escapes her camp and joins a group of other teens on the run from the government.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, romantic, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: post apocalypse, telekinesis, super powers, runaway teen, love and romance, mind control, good versus evil, superhuman powers, teenager, soldier, danger, friendship ...
Time: near future
Place: virginia
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 6.6
 98
Fakira (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In order to help the poor and needy; Vijay alias Fakira rob a gang leader, Chimanlal on multiple occasions of his cash and smuggled goods. This makes him a target of the police and Chimanlal himself; Chimanlal hires a man name Toofan to either ...
Plot: police, held at gunpoint, orphan, policewoman, undercover cop, hitman, vigilante, motorcycle, burglar, peril, secret love, bound and gagged ...
Time: 70s
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 5.9
 35K
Kidnap (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A mother (in her Minivan) stops at nothing to recover her kidnapped son.
Style: surprise ending, realistic, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, abduction, single mother, strong female lead, danger, rescue, child in peril, track down, child abduction, determination, mercilessness, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, louisiana
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What's Up, Tiger Lily? (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In comic Woody Allen's film debut, he took the Japanese action film "International Secret Police: Key of Keys" and re-dubbed it, changing the plot to make it revolve around a secret egg salad recipe.
Style: parody, humorous, witty, not serious, absurd ...
Plot: espionage, farce, undercover, double agent, disorder, martial arts, silly humor, goofy hero, crimes, government agency, heroes, special agents ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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 7.6
 97K
The Warriors (1979)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Prominent gang leader Cyrus calls a meeting of New York's gangs to set aside their turf wars and take over the city. At the meeting, a rival leader kills Cyrus, but a Coney Island gang called the Warriors is wrongly blamed for Cyrus' ...
Style: cult film, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gang, gang war, street gang, warrior, chase, vengeance, murder, survival, false accusation, danger, gang member, gangs ...
Time: 70s, year 1979, near future, 80s, future
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city ...
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 62K
Criminal (2016)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Bill Pope is a CIA agent on a mission in London tracking down a shadowy hacker nicknamed "The Dutchman." When he gets mysteriously ambushed and killed, an experimental procedure is used to transfer his memories into dangerous ex-convict ...
Style: suspense, exciting, disturbing, intense, rough ...
Plot: cia agent, memory, brutality, prisoner, terrorism, mission, undercover, manhunt, convict, cia, espionage, surveillance ...
Time: 2010s
Place: london, west virginia, delaware, big ben london, russia
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The Brothers Grimsby (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Wrongfully accused and on the run, a top MI6 assassin joins forces with his long-lost, football hooligan brother to save the world from a sinister plot.
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, ridiculous, parody ...
Plot: spy, farce, satire, culture clash, stupidity, vulgarity, secret agents, virus, espionage, soccer, undercover, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, northern england, south africa, uganda, santiago chile ...
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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman ...
Style: comic, exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: super strength, superhuman powers, batman, superhero, good versus evil, dark hero, superman character, save the world, vigilante, super powers, super speed, justice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1918, year 1981, 2010s
Place: usa, kansas, tijuana mexico, africa, washington d.c.
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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill's true parentage.
Style: entertaining, exciting, humorous, psychotronic, light ...
Plot: superhero, chase, space travel, alien, outer space, mercenary, female assassin, giant creature, adventure hero, demi god, female humanoid alien, immortal ...
Time: 2010s, year 1980, year 2014, 80s, year 2017
Place: missouri
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 6.1
 35K
The Tournament (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Bahrain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Every ten or seven years in an unsuspecting town, The Tournament takes place. A battle royale between 30 of the world's deadliest assassins. The last man standing receiving the $10,000,000 cash prize and the title of Worlds No 1, which itself ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, survival, hitman, tournament, betting, vengeance, fight, contests and competitions, faked death, competition, combat, confession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, united kingdom, britain, england, brazil
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Direct Contact (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An imprisoned ex-US Special forces operative in Eastern Europe, is offered his freedom and money to rescue an American woman, who has been kidnapped by a ruthless warlord. But, shortly after freeing her discovers that the kidnap story was just a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, prison, daring rescue, adventure, confined, tough heroes, danger, chases and races, crimes, heroes, rescue, one man army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, russia, balkan
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The Devil's Rejects (2005)
Genre: 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: scary, suspenseful, slasher, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sadism, serial killer, psychopath, torture, sheriff, vengeance, brutality, murder, humiliation, exploitation, insanity, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: texas, usa
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Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: During an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia SWAT team members, a traffic reporter, and his television-executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, chaos, shopping mall, zombie apocalypse, survival, siege, helicopter, infection, rescue, danger, back from the dead, apocalypse ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa, philadelphia
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 5.9
 70K
Daylight (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A group of armed robbers fleeing the police head for the New Jersey Tunnel and run right into trucks transporting toxic waste. The spectacular explosion that follows results in both ends of the tunnel collapsing and the handful of people who ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: tunnel, catastrophe, survival, race against time, heroes, danger, rescue, trapped, explosion, save the day, daring rescue, dog ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 70s
Place: new jersey, new york, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
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 6.3
 156K
Date Night (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Phil and Claire Foster fear that their mild-mannered relationship may be falling into a stale rut. During their weekly date night, their dinner reservation leads to their being mistaken for a couple of thieves – and now a number of unsavoury ...
Style: not serious, talky, romantic, realistic, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: corruption, mistaken identity, thief, taxi driver, stripper, chase, encounter, plan gone awry, marriage, married couple, husband wife relationship, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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 6.9
 90K
Cop Land (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Freddy Heflin is the sheriff of a place everyone calls “Cop Land” — a small and seemingly peaceful town populated by the big city police officers he’s long admired. Yet something ugly is taking place behind the town’s peaceful facade. And ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, neo noir, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, police corruption, nypd, small town, arson, mafia, corruption, murder, organized crime, internal affairs, fighting the system, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california ...
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