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, suspense, serious, exciting and tense films and TV shows about / with held at gunpoint, violence, murder, death, danger, chase, betrayal, pistol, shot to death and blood plots mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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held at gunpoint movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as held at gunpoint: Tomb Raider (2018), The Outsider (2014), Bad Times at the El Royale (2018), Hell or High Water (2016), Powder (1995), Perfect Hideout (2008), Hollow Man II (2006), Fair Game (1995), Convict Stage (1965), Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019).

List of held at gunpoint movies

 6.3
 165K
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, entertaining ...
Plot: female protagonist, female fighter, chase, inheritance, island, peril, survival, jungle, rescue, father daughter relationship, courage, gunfight ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s
Place: hong kong, mine
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 4.7
 2K
The Outsider (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Revolves around a British military contractor Lex Walker who is told his daughter has died. When he arrives in Los Angeles and discovers the body is not hers, he begins an investigation.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, investigation, missing person, martial arts, iraq veteran, mercenary, kidnapping, parents and children, family relations, vigilantism, parent child relationship, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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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, dark secret, criminal, violence, danger, held at gunpoint, concierge, motel room, vacuum cleaner ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s, year 1969, year 1959
Place: california, washington d.c., nevada
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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, cerebral ...
Plot: debt, bank robber, redemption, brother, bank robbery, stolen money, morality, shooting, desperation, criminal, small western town, peril ...
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: emotional, touching, sad, serious, compassionate ...
Plot: supernatural ability, healing power, supernatural, held at gunpoint, shot to death, fainting, dead animal, flickering light, teacher student relationship, christ allegory, miraculous event, friendship ...
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, on the run, hostage, hostages, crime, criminal heroes, violence, crimes, police investigation, rivalry, chase, swat team ...
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: bleak, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, desert, murder, held at gunpoint, sheriff, gore, taser, hit by a car, grim reaper, exploding gasoline station, death, burned alive ...
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, violence, invisibility, handheld camera, police officer killed, held at gunpoint, on the run, night vision, crime scene, superhuman powers, mad scientist, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 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, serious, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, on the run, kgb, gunfight, police detective, hostage, foot chase, conspiracy, fbi, woman in danger, police protection, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, florida, miami
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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: suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gang, stagecoach, prison, held at gunpoint, chases and races, gangsters, crimes, heroes, rivalry, danger, partners ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: utah, usa, arizona
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Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The new story follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating, surprise ending
Plot: monster, violence, destruction, godzilla, prehistoric creature, giant monster, monster versus monster, creature feature, dragon, standoff, against humanity, animal horror ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: antarctica, mexico, washington d.c.
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X-Men: Dark Phoenix (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Gathered together by Professor Charles Xavier to protect a world that fears and hates them, the X-Men had fought many battles, been on adventures that spanned galaxies, grappled enemies of limitless might, but none of this could prepare them for the ...
Style: intense, exciting, comic, surprise ending, suspense ...
Plot: superhero, mutant, good versus evil, supernatural ability, superhero team, heroic mission, adventure, supervillain, moral dilemma, supernatural power, nosebleed, force field ...
Time: 1990s, year 1975, year 1992
Place: paris france
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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the "classic Spider-Man mold", Miles Morales must juggle his high school life with his status as a superhero. Until he learns by Peter Parker, the original Spider-Man, that there is a multiverse, called the "Spider-Verse", in ...
Style: light, colourful, exciting, romantic, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: superhero, alternate universe, african american, spider, teenager, secret identity, father son relationship, justice, teenage superhero, love, friendship, origin of hero ...
Time: 2010s
Place: manhattan new york city
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 5.8
 8K
The Duel (2016)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Texas Ranger investigates a series of unexplained deaths in a town called Helena.
Plot: murder, death, snake, horse, prostitute, villain, female vomiting, tough guy, religion, knife fight, chanting, hunting ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa, austin texas
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 2.4
 430
Skinheads (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of students traveling to California are menaced by a vicious group of skin-heads in the Colorado mountains. A WW2 vet living in the mountains comes to their rescue.
Plot: skinhead, violence, betrayal, brutality, murder, blood, punched in the face, middle age romance, bear, mountain, racism, cabin ...
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Naked Among Wolves (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Naked Among Wolves (German: Nackt unter Wölfen) is a German drama film directed by Philipp Kadelbach in 2015. It is based on the novel of the same name by Bruno Apitz, which was published in 1958 by the East German Publishing house. It was created ...
Style: ambiguous ending
Plot: concentration camp, nazism, war, shoah, child in peril, hanged man, smuggling, boy, world war two, radio broadcast, horse riding, shot in the back ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: germany
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The Stakelander (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When his home of New Eden is destroyed by a revitalized Brotherhood and its new Vamp leader, Martin finds himself alone in the badlands of America with only the distant memory of his mentor and legendary vampire hunter, Mister, to guide him.
Style: road movie
Plot: vampire, arena, flare, attempted murder, woman shot, survivor, old friend, interracial kiss, feral child, secret passageway, holding hands, little girl ...
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 5.7
 10K
Intruders (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Anna suffers from agoraphobia so crippling that when a trio of criminals break into her house, she cannot bring herself to flee. But what the intruders don't realize is that agoraphobia is not her only psychosis.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, twist ending, psychological, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: home invasion, agoraphobia, revenge, plot twist, female protagonist, violence, brutality, obsession, murder, burglar, delivery boy, mansion ...
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The Counterfeit Traitor (1962)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Blacklisted in modern day WW2, a Swedish oil trader opts to assist British Allies, by means of infiltrating and surveying Nazi Germany.
Style: gloomy, realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: espionage, spy, undercover, double agent, forgery, dishonesty, danger, secret agents, wartime life, state affairs, working undercover, life is a bitch ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: sweden, germany, europe, berlin germany, copenhagen denmark ...
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 6.7
 131K
Smokin' Aces (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When a Las Vegas performer-turned-snitch named Buddy Israel decides to turn state's evidence and testify against the mob, it seems that a whole lot of people would like to make sure he's no longer breathing.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, intense, twist ending, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, fbi, sniper, disguise, mafia, organized crime, gunfight, violence spree, group of criminals, brutality, torture, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 2000s, 1950s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, israel
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 5.5
 203
Missing Pieces (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: As sole heir to a relative's estate, Wendel is surprised to learn that the only thing he's been left is a riddle. However, he and his musician friend, Lou, are soon thrust into a comic chase, as an assortment of unsavoury characters, ...
Style: buddy comedy
Plot: falling to death, stabbed in the back, chinese, classical music, chase, music conductor, police chase, attorney, held at gunpoint, morgue, whodunit, best friends ...
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The Powers That Be (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: psychological, sexual, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: youth, crimes, juvenile delinquency, teenager, promiscuity, cocaine, gang, drug dealing, teenage life, high school life, society, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 4.2
 3K
Futuresport (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Sport, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the not too distant future, a new deadly sport is the only way to stop a war that will kill millions. Fix (Snipes) is the creator of the sport, but the spotlight has always been on Ramzey (Cain), this hothead must use this game to stop the ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: terrorism, a.i., future dystopia, space wars, adventure, heroes, rivalry, politics, ambition, space travel, danger, destiny ...
Time: future, 2020s, near future
Place: big ben london, hawaii
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The Hypnotist (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After a young woman and her parents are murdered by a killer determined to wipe out the entire family, Detective Inspector Joona Linna works with a psychiatrist to hypnotize the son who narrowly escaped death in order to find the one surviving ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: hypnosis, witnessing a crime, murder, psychologist, moral dilemma, danger, cop witness relations, crime, law enforcement, hypnotist, deadly, unlikely partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: sweden
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Assassination Nation (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: High school senior Lily and her group of friends live in a haze of texts, posts, selfies and chats just like the rest of the world. So, when an anonymous hacker starts posting details from the private lives of everyone in their small town, the ...
Style: exciting, brutal, emotional, suspense, cynical ...
Plot: feminism, social satire, violence, murder, society, friends, youth, hacker, avenger, killer, corruption, gun ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa
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John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: John Wick is on the run for two reasons… he’s being hunted for a global $14 million dollar open contract on his life, and for breaking a central rule: taking a life on Continental Hotel grounds. The victim was a member of the High Table who ...
Style: exciting, tense, brutal, serious, suspense ...
Plot: gunfight, assassin, chase, criminal's revenge, crimes, shooting, danger, car chase, one man army, murder, violence, vengeance ...
Time: 2010s
Place: manhattan new york city, north africa, grand central station manhattan new york city
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Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and ...
Style: epic, entertaining, twists and turns, surprise ending
Plot: superhero team, superhero, explosion, murder, fantasy world, catastrophe, heroes, friendship, time machine, space travel, alien invasion, time travel ...
Time: near future, 2020s, year 2012, 1940s, 2010s ...
Place: new jersey, japan, manhattan new york city, missouri, norway
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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: suspenseful, exciting, romantic, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: good versus evil, telekinesis, love and romance, superhuman powers, danger, kidnapping, friendship, mind control, supernatural power, super powers, escape, radio ...
Time: near future
Place: virginia
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 5.3
 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, macabre, suspense, brutal, disturbing
Plot: convent, pregnant, torture, young girl, danger, a vision, fear, salvation, odd, escape attempt, murder, woman on top ...
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: polish, smuggler, family in danger, stranger, bandaged hand, teenage son, dead deer, blizzard, child fighting adult, short wave radio, ham radio, handcuffed to a bed ...
Place: poland
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