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 realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting and cult film films and TV shows about / with held at gunpoint, gun, death, chase, violence, storytelling, dialogue, brutality, redemption and vengeance plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, Germany, France and other countries.
held at gunpoint
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held at gunpoint movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as held at gunpoint: Audacity (2015), Hell or High Water (2016), Cadillac Man (1990), Havoc (2005), Jupiter's Moon (2017), Prisoners (2013), Cactus (2008), The Room (2003), Titanic (1997), Sister Act (1992).

List of held at gunpoint movies

 2.8
 4K
Audacity (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Peter (Travis Owens) is an aspiring comedian encouraged by his friend Ben (Ben Price, Australia's Got Talent finalist) to perform at the local comedy club. But stage fright isn’t Peter’s only fear. When confronted with one of today’s most ...
Style: christian film, psychological, touching, sexy, tense ...
Plot: homosexual, christian, lesbian, christianity, gay couple, homosexuality, comedian, religion, male homosexuality, elevator, robbery, love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Hell or High Water (2016)
Genre: 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: realistic, atmospheric, intense, neo noir, harsh ...
Plot: criminal, bank robbery, brother, texas ranger, robbery, armed robbery, heist, small town, bank robber, desperation, violence, suspense ...
Time: 2010s, future, 21st century
Place: texas, california, oklahoma, usa
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 5.7
 15K
Cadillac Man (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Joe's a car salesman with a problem. He has two days to sell 12 cars or he loses his job. This would be a difficult task at the best of times but Joe has to contend with his girlfriends (he's two timing), a missing teenage daughter and an ...
Style: humorous, intense, talky, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: car salesman, jealousy, hostage, workplace, gangsters, vengeance, justice, dysfunctional family, police investigation, police, race against time, breaking the fourth wall ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california
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 5.5
 20K
Havoc (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A wealthy Los Angeles teen and her superficial friends wants to break out of suburbia and experience Southern California's "gangsta" lifestyle. But problems arise when the preppies get in over their heads and provoke the wrath of a ...
Style: sexy, disturbing, rough, erotic, psychological ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: youth, sex scene, teenager, gang, juvenile delinquency, hip hop, sex with a stranger, erotica, nude, cheerleading, promiscuity, threesome ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Jupiter's Moon (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Hungary, Germany, France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A young immigrant is shot down while illegally crossing the border. Terrified and in shock, wounded Aryan can now mysteriously levitate at will. Thrown into a refugee camp, he is smuggled out by Dr Stern, intent on exploiting his extraordinary ...
Style: art house
Plot: levitation, supernatural, migrant, female nudity, teenager, corruption, chase, refugee, doctor, car chase, syrian refugee, war refugee ...
Time: 2010s
Place: hungary, budapest
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 8.1
 733K
Prisoners (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?
Style: psychological, twist ending, suspenseful, bleak, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, revenge, police investigation, torture, vigilantism, brutality, serial killer, police, vengeance, twists and turns, missing child ...
Time: future, 2010s, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, boston, usa
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 5.7
 580
Cactus (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man is kidnapped from his city home in the quiet hours of the night and, the kidnapper, John Kelly, embarks on a journey into the Australian Outback towards the place where his hostage is due for delivery. As time and distance roll by, the ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious, road movie ...
Plot: kidnapping, abduction, australian outback, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, road trip, wilderness, on the road, escapades, gambling, death, hostage, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia
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 3.6
 91K
The Room (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Johnny is a successful banker with great respect for and dedication to the people in his life, especially his future wife Lisa. The happy-go-lucky guy sees his world fall apart when his friends begin to betray him one-by-one.
Style: campy, absurd, realistic, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, breast cancer, suicide, flower shop, seduction, american football, friendship, strange behavior, surprise party, psychologist, room ...
Time: 21st century
Place: san francisco
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 7.9
 1.2M
Titanic (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 194 min.
Story: 84 years later, a 101-year-old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell and Anatoly Mikailavich on the Keldysh about her life set in April 10th 1912, on a ship called ...
Style: romantic, emotional, sentimental, dramatic, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, kids, teens ...
Plot: love, love story, titanic, disaster, ship, forbidden love, love and romance, fall in love, tragedy, survival, ocean, shipwreck ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century, victorian era ...
Place: los angeles, new york, atlantic ocean, england
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 6.5
 102K
Sister Act (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Reno singer witnesses a mob murder and the cops stash her in a nunnery to protect her from the hitmen. The mother superior does not trust her, and takes steps to limit her influence on the other nuns. Eventually the singer rescues the failing ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, light, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: nun, music, fish out of water, witness protection, convent, friendship, church choir, women, gangsters, murder witness, dancing, comedy of errors ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1968
Place: usa, san francisco, las vegas, california, nevada
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Masters of the Universe (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The world of Eternia in the aftermath of Skeletor's war on Castle Grayskull, which he has won after seizing Grayskull and the surrounding city using a cosmic key developed by the locksmith Gwildor. The Sorceress is now Skeletor's prisoner ...
Style: serious, surprise ending, suspenseful, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night, family outing
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, sword fight, time travel, villain, sword, violence, evil man, skeleton, magical sword, beast, monster ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
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 7.5
 458K
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential enemy and every object could be a deadly bomb.
Style: realistic, emotional, tense, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: iraq war, military, terrorism, soldier, war, army, sniper, suspense, bomb, bomb squad, marines, gulf war ...
Time: 2000s, year 2004, 21st century
Place: middle east, iraq, baghdad iraq, new york
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 8.2
 894K
Die Hard (1988)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: NYPD cop, John McClane's plan to reconcile with his estranged wife is thrown for a serious loop when minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is overtaken by a group of terrorists. With little help from the LAPD, wisecracking ...
Style: intense, exciting, suspenseful, clever, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, teens, manly
Plot: hostage, gunfight, heist, tough guy, terrorist, christmas, police officer, one man army, police, terrorism, robbery, villain ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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The Devil's Advocate (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A hotshot lawyer gets more than he bargained for when he learns his new boss is Lucifer himself.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, twist ending, surprise ending, clever ...
Audience: teens, adult
Plot: lawyer, devil, supernatural, deal with the devil, law firm, demon, greed, courtroom, satan, ambition, hotshot lawyer, temptation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, florida, southern usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city ...
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 6.9
 81K
48 Hrs. (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A hard-nosed cop reluctantly teams up with a wise-cracking criminal temporarily paroled to him, in order to track down a killer.
Style: humorous, exciting, buddy movie, funny, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night, manly, teens, adult
Plot: prison, buddy cop, tough cop, revenge, villain, violence, police investigation, law enforcement, tough guy, police officer killed, fight, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, los angeles
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Captain Phillips (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, captivating, factual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ship, hostage, suspense, terrorism, survival, kidnapping, rescue, pirate, u.s. navy, ocean, ship captain, ransom ...
Time: year 2009, 2000s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: somalia, africa, vermont, virginia, kenya ...
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Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After splitting with the Joker, Harley Quinn joins superheroes Black Canary, Huntress and Renee Montoya to save a young girl from an evil crime lord.
Style: humorous, exciting, psychotronic, tense, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: female protagonist, superhero, betrayal, anti heroine, female warrior, tough girl, superhero team, female assassin, superheroine, revenge, one woman army, police ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: new york, sicily, new jersey
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 6.6
 31K
Powder (1995)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, 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, sad, inspirational, thought provoking, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: loneliness, supernatural, albino, paranormal phenomena, miraculous event, christ allegory, bullying, healing power, struck by lightning, electricity, bully, supernatural power ...
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: serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, hostage, criminal heroes, police investigation, rivalry, chase, violence, on the run, serial killer, brawl, police officer killed, raid ...
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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, rough, slasher, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: death, serial killer, psychopath, desert, burned alive, murder, supernatural, ghost, good versus evil, survival, supernatural ability, sheriff ...
Time: 70s
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 4.4
 10K
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: intense, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, adult
Plot: invisibility, superhuman powers, invisible man, suspense, murder, mad scientist, voyeurism, violence, police officer killed, night vision, on the run, psychopath ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, 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: sexy, intense, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, gunfight, female lawyer, suspense, on the run, fbi, hostage, spy, kgb, police detective, conspiracy, police protection ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, florida, usa
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Five Minutes to Live (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A gang of bank robbers terrorize a small town by knocking on doors and then killing whoever answers.
Style: psychotronic, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: home invasion, suspense, hostage, bank, extramarital affair, killer, cult, flashback, crime gone awry, gangsters, hitman, psychopath ...
Time: 60s
Place: las vegas
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 5.4
 184
Convict Stage (1965)
Genre: Drama, 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, serious, exciting, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, vengeance, gang, gangsters, heroes, partners, rivalry, damsel in distress, gunfight, lawman, gang leader, attack ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: utah, arizona, yuma arizona, usa
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 6.3
 351K
Eternals (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: The story of a race of immortal beings who lived on Earth and shaped its history and civilizations.
Style: cerebral, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: kids, chick flick
Plot: superhero, alien race, alien attack, evil alien, space and aliens, heroes, alien, suicide, alien encounter, superhuman powers, supernatural, violence ...
Time: 1940s, 2020s, 16th century, year 1945, 21st century
Place: hiroshima japan, usa, india, south dakota, london ...
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 7.5
 157K
Trading Places (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A snobbish investor and a wily street con-artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.
Style: funny, feel good, light, humorous, thought provoking ...
Audience: adult
Plot: prostitute, stock market, fish out of water, switching roles, manipulation, beggar, social satire, wrongful arrest, wager, millionaire, class differences, investor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
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Tropical Inferno (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A group of female freedom-fighters led by Karine Levere is caught by the warden of a women's prison, located somwhere in the South American jungle. None of them will reveal the secrets of their organisation or the names of their collaborators ...
Style: erotic, psychotronic, sexploitation film
Plot: women in prison, torture device, death, oral sex, exploitation, sexploitation, nude, prison, woman with a gun, blonde, torture victim, jungle ...
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Schoolgirl Hitchhikers (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two female hitchhikers get mixed up with a gang of thieves and their stolen jewelery.
Style: sex comedy
Plot: thief, menage a trois, french countryside, hostage, nude painting, threesome, arrest, seduction, erotica, lesbian sex, peeping tom, female nudity ...
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 7.0
 163K
Buried (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it's a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, surprise ending, depressing ...
Plot: survival, trapped, suspense, confined, buried alive, isolation, terrorist, captivity, claustrophobia, deathtrap, twists and turns, characters in danger ...
Time: 2000s, year 2006, 21st century
Place: iraq, middle east
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Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alan Partridge has had many ups and downs in life. National television broadcaster. Responsible for killing a guest on live TV. Local radio broadcaster. Nervous breakdown in Dundee. A self-published book, 'Bouncing Back', which was ...
Style: humorous, satirical, cynical, funny, talky ...
Plot: radio dj, hostage, satire, self involved, radio, desire for fame, socially awkward, ambition, lifestyle, goofy hero, workplace, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, europe, california
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