Answering the telephone movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant answering the telephone movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, cult film, humorous and suspense films and TV shows about / with answering the telephone, telephone call, telephone, night, apology, visit, opening a door, euphemism, mirror and blonde plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, Canada, Australia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as answering the telephone: Keeping Up Appearances (1990), WarGames (1983), Kingdom of the Spiders (1977), Goin' Down the Road (1970), Ratboy (1986), Private Benjamin (1980), Man Facing Southeast (1986), Alligator (1980), Stranded (1987), Snapshot (1979).

List of answering the telephone movies

Keeping Up Appearances (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Keeping Up Appearances is a British sitcom created and written by Roy Clarke for the BBC. Centred on the life of eccentric, social-climbing snob Hyacinth Bucket, the sitcom follows her obsessive and determined attempts to impress in middle class ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: snob, family relations, social differences, siblings relations, working class, lifestyle, blind ambition, ambition, society, upscale, eccentric family, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, europe
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 7.1
 91K
WarGames (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: High School student David Lightman (Matthew Broderick) has a talent for hacking. But while trying to hack into a computer system to play unreleased video games, he unwittingly taps into the Defense Department's war computer and initiates a ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: hacker, computer cracker, cold war, nuclear threat, computer genius, chess, nuclear, computer, danger, race against time, faked death, network ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, paris france, california
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Kingdom of the Spiders (1977)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Investigating the mysterious deaths of a number of farm animals, vet Rack Hansen discovers that his town lies in the path of hoards of migrating tarantulas. Before he can take action, the streets are overrun by killer spiders, trapping a small group ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, harsh, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: spider, tarantula, plague, death, siege, small town, hotel, amateur detective, deadly creature, spiders, dangerous animal, investigation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: arizona
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Goin' Down the Road (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Story of desolation as two friends travel from Nova Scotia to Toronto in hope of finding a better life. Drifting from job to job: bottling plant, car wash, bowling alley, newspaper delivery, and in between enjoying the night life of the big city. ...
Style: contemplative, touching, sincere, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, on the road, friends, pregnancy, bowling alley, bowling, waitress, train, snow, city life, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, nova scotia
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 3.7
 600
Ratboy (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A failed window dresser exploits a being with rat-like features in an effort to make money.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: mutant, female director, cons and scams, down on your luck, showbiz, media satire, store, media, artists and showbiz, journalism, society, deadly creature ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
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Private Benjamin (1980)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A sheltered young high society woman joins the army on a whim and finds herself in a more difficult situation than she ever expected.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: female soldier, soldier, fish out of water, basic training, military base, boot camp, starting over, military life, self discovery, military, transformation, gender ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, usa
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Man Facing Southeast (1986)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Argentina
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A new patient mysteriously appears in a psychiatric ward. He claims to come from another planet to study humans and their behavior. The alien is gentle but criticizes humans for their harsh treatment of each other. The assigned psychiatrist is ...
Style: thought provoking, talky, clever, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: mental institution, psychiatry, insanity, hospital, benign alien, supernatural ability, investigation, mystery, mysterious character, supernatural, society, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: argentina, latin america
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 6.0
 11K
Alligator (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A baby alligator is flushed down a Chicago toilet and survives by eating discarded lab rats, injected with growth hormones. The now gigantic animal, escapes the city sewers, and goes on a rampage, pursued by a cop and a big-game hunter.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychotronic, stylized, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alligator, beast, animal horror, reptile, mutation, hunter, scientist, toxic, sewer, danger, urban legend, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, new jersey
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 5.4
 357
Stranded (1987)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young woman and her grandmother living in an isolated farmhouse are kidnapped by aliens.
Style: twists and turns
Plot: hostage situation, siege, alien invasion, disposing of a dead body, human versus alien, ufo, stranded, villain, lie, reporter, alien, porch ...
Place: southern usa
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 5.3
 417
Snapshot (1979)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Angela is a young hairdresser thrown out of home by her puritantical mother after too many nights out. She quickly falls in with the modeling crowd and does some modeling work herself, while it seems she is being stalked by a mysterious figure ...
Style: twists and turns, cult film, psychotronic, ambiguous ending, psychological
Plot: photograph, photographer, model, advertising, murder, modeling, slasher, obsession, stalker, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, female protagonist, comb ...
Place: melbourne australia, melbourne
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 4.5
 106
Starhops (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Three carhops try to help save a failing drive-in restaurant.
Plot: loan, roller skates, female director, saying goodbye, threat to kill, opening a door, explosion, honking a car horn, set up, talking while driving, taking a shower, gun ...
Time: 70s
Place: california
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 5.5
 194
Mr Wrong (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Meg moves out of her parents' home and buys a beautiful old Jaguar in a bid for independence. She begins to get strange feelings about the car. It seems to have a presence beyond the usual "personality" attributed to eccentric old ...
Style: feminist film
Plot: ghost, murder victim, car keys, driving at night, bus, opening a door, storm, crime victim, red rose, telephone, old woman, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: new zealand
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 6.1
 979
Dark Age (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the Australian outback, a park ranger and two local guides set out to track down a giant crocodile that has been killing and eating the local populace..
Style: psychotronic
Plot: crocodile, violence, park ranger, australian outback, helicopter pilot, night, boat, radio, telephone call, motorboat, giant animal, short shorts ...
Place: australia
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Out of the Body (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An invisible force is killing women in Sydney and stealing their eyes.
Style: tragic ending
Plot: serial killer, demonic possession, woman killed, character says i'm sorry, dead body in swimming pool, false accusation, blood, apology, violence, city, possessed woman, sliding door ...
Place: sydney australia
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 4.4
 307
Still (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An omnibus film of four stories pulled straight from Thailand's most gruesome headlines. In "Flame", a man is haunted by regret and a ghost after he survives a nightclub fire that killed his girlfriend. In "Imprison", a ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: fire, prisoner, fear, ghost, murder, funeral, prayer, rape, suffocation, suicide, corpse, dead prostitute ...
Place: thailand
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 5.6
 12K
Chopping Mall (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A group of teenagers that work at the mall all get together for a late night party in one of the stores. When the mall goes on lock down before they can get out, the robot security system activates after a malfunction and goes on a killing spree. ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, murder, party, technology gone awry, gory, society, deadly, danger, a.i., race against time, robot, chaos ...
Time: 80s
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 5.2
 2K
Bug (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An earthquake releases a strain of mutant cockroaches with the ability to start fires, which proceed to cause destructive chaos in a small town. The studies carried out by scientist James Parmiter, however, reveal an intent with much more ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: catastrophe, mad scientist, investigation, small town, mutation, fire, ghost, escapades, rescue, race against time, save the world, mystery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
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 4.1
 296
Valet Girls (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A young girl who aspires to a singing career gets herself and her best friend a job as valet parking girls at a Malibu party in order to meet people who can help them achieve their dreams.
Style: humorous, sexual, sexy, realistic, semi serious
Plot: valet, gender, contests and competitions, ambition, rise to the top, showbiz, vengeance, feminism, hollywood, artists and showbiz, rivalry, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, malibu california
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Ticket to Heaven (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: David is a young man seduced by a religious cult that uses starvation, exhaustion, and brainwashing to mold recruits into money hustling disciples of a messiah-like leader. Chronicles David's chilling transformation into a gaunt, mindless ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: sleep deprivation, cult, mind control, brainwashing, religious cult, clergy, cons and scams, human nature, kidnapping, innocence lost, breakup, religions or cults ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, toronto ontario canada, usa, san francisco
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 5.8
 1K
Thirst (1979)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The descendant of Elizabeth Bathory is abducted by a cult of self-proclaimed supermen who achieve this state of superiority by drinking from the "blood cows" (read: people) kept at the "dairy farm", and they try to get her to ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, offbeat, rough, scary ...
Plot: kidnapping, vampire, brainwashing, swimming pool, violence, nurse, blood, cult, occult, religions or cults, gory, deadly ...
Time: 70s
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 7.4
 26K
Thief (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Frank is an expert professional safecracker, specialized in high-profile diamond heists. He plans to use his ill-gotten income to retire from crime and build a nice life for himself complete with a home, wife and kids. To accelerate the process, he ...
Style: stylized, tense, atmospheric, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, safecracker, heist, betrayal, one last job, storage unit, car dealer, thief, convict, car salesman, safe, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, los angeles, new jersey
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 6.7
 4K
Thrashin' (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Corey and his band of skater buddies sometimes make mischief, but they're more interested in girls and having fun on their boards than in getting into any real trouble. Notorious enemy crew the Daggers, led by Tommy Hook, get their kicks ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, tense, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, skateboarding, gang, skateboard, kids in trouble, friends, skating, cliche, social differences, fall in love, teenage life, young lovers ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
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The Ratings Game (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A New Jersey trucker creates a hit TV show with help from his girlfriend in the ratings business.
Style: humorous, witty, clever, suspense, biting ...
Plot: hollywood, workplace, partners, satire, profanity, overnight success, media satire, showbiz, workplace romance, tv show, cons and scams, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
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 6.6
 4K
Pin (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A doctor has a lifelike, anatomically-correct medical dummy, with muscles and organs visible through its clear skin, named Pin (after Pinocchio). Via ventriloquism, Pin explains bodily functions in a way kids can relate to. When the over-strict ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, mind game, doll, doctor, car accident, ventriloquism, dysfunctional family, birthday, police, blood, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
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My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Trying to rescue her home planet from destruction, a gorgeous extraterrestrial named Celeste arrives on Earth and begins her scientific research. She woos quirky scientist Dr. Steve Mills, a widower with a young daughter. Before long, Celeste finds ...
Style: light, feel good, humorous, funny, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens
Plot: fish out of water, benign alien, space and aliens, friendship, fall in love, alien encounter, goofy hero, misfit, love and romance, supernatural, danger, alien ...
Time: 80s
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Murder by Phone (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A disgruntled phone company employee develops a device whereby those answering a phone can be murdered, and it's up to Nat Bridger to stop the killer.
Plot: telephone, murder, revenge, euphemism, lying on bed, answering the telephone, public phone, climbing stairs, corpse with eyes open, spotlight, screaming woman, repairman ...
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 5.4
 250
Mercy (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A couple of people steal the daughter of a famous lawyer. Now they want money to give her back, but it's not just the money they want. They want revenge.
Plot: transvestite, running, kidnapped daughter, answering the telephone, strong language, clown, taxi, arrogant man, telephone call, kidnapping, mercy, fbi ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1995, 1990s
Place: new york
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 6.7
 2K
Lianna (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A happily married woman comes to realize herself of being a repressed lesbian after she has an affair with a female college professor, and then tries to come to terms with her newfound lifestyle.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sexual, sincere ...
Plot: coming out, lesbian couple, lesbian relationship, sexual relations, friendship, gays and lesbians, strong female presence, gender, love and romance, crumbling marriage, youth, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
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The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The younger son of a working-class Jewish family in Montreal, Duddy Kravitz yearns to make a name for himself in society. This film chronicles his short and dubious rise to power, as well as his changing relationships with family and friends. Along ...
Style: suspense, biting, cynical, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: youth, misfit, love and romance, human nature, rich and poor, working class, ghetto, anti semitism, social differences, workplace situations, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: canada
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 5.3
 171
Final Mission (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, War
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When his family are murdered Vietnam War veteran, Vince Deacon, tracks down the man responsible for the murders and to get his revenge.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, one man army, murder, vengeance, vietnam war, police station, jungle, vigilantism, vietnam veteran, revenge, crime, crimes ...
Time: year 1972
Place: vietnam, los angeles, laos
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