American movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant american movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense and captivating films and TV shows about / with american, death, danger, murder, mentor, culture clash, husband wife relationship, betrayal, gun and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as american: Dark Journey (2012), Amigo (2010), No Escape (2015), Interview with the Assassin (2002), The American Dreamless (2020), Summer Camp (2015), Reign of Fire (2002), Escape from Afghanistan (2002), Ricky Gervais: Out of England (2008), The Blood Bond (2010).

List of american movies

 5.4
 13
Dark Journey (2012)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A lonely confused beautiful young woman from a small town in the U.S moves to London and is tormented in her flat by voices which she has no control over. There is a demonic force in the flat she has recently moved into and her landlord is very ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: pantyhose, lesbian rape, american, blonde, teenager, supernatural power, rape, mysticism, lesbian subtext, naive young woman, ghost, ambition ...
Place: london
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 5.8
 548
Amigo (2010)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Rafael, a village mayor caught in the murderous crossfire of the Philippine-American War. When U.S. troops occupy his village, Rafael comes under pressure from a tough-as-nails officer to help the Americans in their hunt for Filipino guerilla ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, emotional, contemplative
Plot: soldier, village, moral dilemma, american, friendship, rebel, culture clash, rebelliousness, military, society, communication problem, social relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 90s, year 1900
Place: the philippines, asia, iraq
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 6.8
 79K
No Escape (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Thailand
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In their new overseas home, an American family soon finds themselves caught in the middle of a coup, and they frantically look for a safe escape in an environment where foreigners are being immediately executed.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family in danger, survival, rebellion, race against time, family, wrong place wrong time, danger, chaos, coup, execution, american abroad, revolution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: asia, vietnam, southeast asia, canada, middle east ...
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Interview with the Assassin (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Out of work TV cameraman Ron Kobelski is approached by his formerly reclusive neighbor Walter Ohlinger. Ohlinger claims that he was the mysterious "second gunman" that shot and killed President Kennedy. Ohlinger has kept quiet all these ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, political, suspense ...
Plot: assassination, politics, conspiracy, paranoia, kennedy assassination, investigation, crimes, dishonesty, state affairs, murder, deadly, political conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1963
Place: usa, america, texas, dallas texas
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The American Dreamless (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young addict is convinced by his best friend to train-hop across the country in hopes of finding the buried treasure that they talked about when they were kids. One is self-destructive and the other is blind, neither of them expected a small-town ...
Style: road movie, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: adventure, travel, treasure hunt, dream, journey, american, road trip, train
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 5.1
 3K
Summer Camp (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of people have just signed up to be camp Councillors at a foreign country. They expect the camp to be the place for a memorable summer. Instead, something strange is going on and some of the campers begin to act strange. Things go ...
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: disease, camp, murder, zombie attack, virus, american, terror, insanity, survival, isolation, desert, slasher ...
Place: spain, europe
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 6.2
 127K
Reign of Fire (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In post-apocalyptic England, an American volunteer and a British survivor team up to fight off a brood of fire-breathing dragons seeking to return to global dominance after centuries of rest underground. The Brit -- leading a clan of survivors to ...
Style: exciting, psychotronic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dragon, apocalypse, survival, deadly creature, heroic mission, danger, vestiges of humanity, chaos, heroes, destruction, starvation, post apocalypse ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: england, london, europe, edinburgh scotland
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Escape from Afghanistan (2002)
Genre: Action, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: American journalist Charlie Palmer gets permission to meet Russian soldiers in a camp controlled by Tali-ban. While the Russian soldiers take over the camp Charlie films it all.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: journalist, pow, american, confined, captivity, brutality, behind enemy lines, danger
Place: afghanistan
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Ricky Gervais: Out of England (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Taped live before a sold-out audience at the WaMu Theater at New York Citys Madison Square Garden, Ricky Gervais: Out of England The Stand-Up Special is a high-spirited hour of offbeat observations and understated humor from the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, clever, witty ...
Plot: storytelling, society, artists and showbiz, stand up special, stand up comedian, live performance, british, comedian, american, actor playing himself, joke, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, london, england
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 3.2
 228
The Blood Bond (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a war-torn Asian land, peace lies in the hands of the Bagwun, a revered religious leader. When he is wounded in an assassination attempt, his sworn protector, Deva, sets out on a dangerous journey to find the one man who can provide the rare ...
Style: intense, disturbing, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Plot: military, blood, female warrior, teacher, violence, brutality, corruption, spy, massacre, friendship, fictional war, beating ...
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West Side Avenue (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 315 min.
Story: A Filipino teenager is shot to death on the sidewalk of New Jersey, USA. An investigation starts into his death. His family members and friends are interviewed. Along the way, we find out not only more about him but about the community of Filipinos ...
Style: suspense, complex, exciting, tense, bleak ...
Plot: investigation, interview, teenager, filipino, veteran, infidelity, rat poison, conscience, poison, psychiatrist, girlfriend, drugs ...
Place: new jersey, usa, the philippines
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Beyond Valkyrie: Dawn of the Fourth Reich (2016)
Genre: Action, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An intense thriller from the frontlines of World War II. As Operation Valkyrie prepares to assassinate Adolph Hitler, an Allied special ops team prepares to extract the man destined to lead post-war Germany. But after Valkyrie fails, everything ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, visually appealing
Plot: world war two, nazi, russian, soldier, operation, resistance, german, officer, american, wartime, fight, undercover ...
Time: 1940s
Place: germany
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 1.5
 304
Maple Palm (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A lesbian couple of fifteen years lives with the secret that one is an illegal immigrant. With no legal way to protect their relationship, the couple lives in fear of deportation. After an innocent visit to the Statue of Liberty, the girls return ...
Style: avant garde, melancholic, exciting, touching, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, female homosexuality, illegal immigrant, lesbianism, american, u.s. canadian border, secret, border patrol, hidden identity, dark secret, sexuality ...
Place: los angeles, tibet, venice beach california, venice california, montreal ...
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Sanctuary; Quite a Conundrum (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: It should have been just a normal day of sex, fun, alcohol, hormones and debauchery for Tabitha and Mimi, two over-privileged twenty-somethings. But that so-called normalcy gets tossed out the window when a devastating event occurs at a pool party.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy, enigmatic ...
Plot: pirate, religions or cults, thirtysomething life, couples, friends, alcohol abuse, sexual relations, best friends, youth, psycho, blood, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, holland
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Language of the Enemy (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An American Jewish man visiting Jerusalem for the funeral of his father gets sucked into a world of violent intrigue after meeting a mysterious, beautiful Palestinian woman.
Style: realistic, tense, emotional, psychological, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, political unrest, couples, politics, danger, undercover, unfulfillment, society, american, femme fatale, intrigue, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, palestinian authority, jerusalem
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The Belko Experiment (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a twisted social experiment, a group of 80 Americans are locked in their high-rise corporate office in Bogotá, Colombia and ordered by an unknown voice coming from the company's intercom system to participate in a deadly game of kill or be ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: experiment, murder, office, manipulation, security guard, conspiracy, killing spree, security camera, corporation, betrayal, security, brutality ...
Time: 21st century
Place: colombia
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 7.6
 289K
Bridge of Spies (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: During the Cold War, the Soviet Union captures U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers after shooting down his U-2 spy plane. Sentenced to 10 years in prison, Powers' only hope is New York lawyer James Donovan, recruited by a CIA operative to negotiate ...
Style: realistic, suspense, serious, tricky, intense ...
Plot: espionage, cold war, spy, lawyer, cia, pilot, rescue, legal, danger, justice, mission, undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1950s, 50s ...
Place: soviet union, usa, europe, berlin germany, east germany ...
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Better Than Escape (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Yugoslav stage actor marries an American girl in Belgrade and has a child with her, when his career downhill out of political reasons he develops a drinking habit, his wife leaves him and takes their daughter to U.S.A.
Plot: american, dysfunctional marriage, culture clash, actor, drink, jail, tv show, car accident, husband wife relationship, drunkenness, marriage, theatre production ...
Place: belgrade
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The Seventh Coin (1993)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An independent film starring Peter O'Toole and directed by Dror Soref. In modern-day Jerusalem, an Arab boy and a beautiful American tourist are accidentally entrusted with a priceless coin from the age of King Herod. Soon the two are falling ...
Plot: coin, arab, american, tourist
Place: jerusalem, israel
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 5.7
 19K
Skiptrace (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong, Netherlands, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A detective from Hong Kong teams up with an American gambler to battle against a notorious Chinese criminal.
Style: humorous, captivating, exciting, feel good, light ...
Plot: gambler, chinese, criminal, journey, loss of friend, betrayal, faked death, russian mafia, evidence, american, friendship, investigation ...
Place: hong kong, siberia, russia, macau, china ...
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 7.1
 781
Déjà Vu (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: L.A. shop owner Dana and Englishman Sean meet and fall in love at first sight, but Sean is married and Dana is to marry her business partner Alex.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, romantic, visually appealing ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, love, infidelity, american, stranger, pin, ruby, romance, love affair, social differences, couple relations, opposites attract ...
Place: paris france, israel, london, middle east, europe ...
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 7.3
 111K
The Way Back (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, Poland, India
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Peter Weir's follow-up to Master & Commander (2003) is the stark & brilliant The Way Back, which takes on the theme of man's struggle for freedom. At the dawn of WWII, several men escape from a Russian gulag. The film ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, bleak, epic ...
Plot: wilderness, freedom, survival, escape, prison escape, journey, gulag, pow, danger, war, camp, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: russia, india, himalaya, asia, siberia ...
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The Two Faces of January (2014)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A thriller centered on a con artist, his wife, and a stranger who try to flee a foreign country after one of them is caught up in the murder of a private detective.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, romantic ...
Plot: murder, on the run, tour guide, private detective, cons and scams, crimes, crime, couples, escapades, fugitives, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1962
Place: greece, europe, turkey, athens greece, crete ...
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A Year of the Quiet Sun (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Poland, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Shortly after WWII an American soldier (Norman) and a Polish refugee (Emilia) fall in deep love. Eventually he will return to USA and both expect that she will soon follow him. Emilia's mother is sick but would recover by available medicine. ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, gloomy, touching, serious ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, american, love, tragic love, love affair, redemption, human spirit, religions or cults, village, unfulfillment, hopes ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1946
Place: poland, europe, berlin germany, warsaw poland, arizona
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 6.8
 54K
Rendition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When an Egyptian terrorism suspect "disappears" on a flight from Africa to Washington DC, his American wife and a CIA analyst find themselves caught up in a struggle to secure his release from a secret detention facility somewhere outside ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, cia, kidnapping, terrorist, war on terror, state affairs, government agency, undercover, introspection, senator, police brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, chicago illinois, washington d.c., usa, cape town south africa ...
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The Portrait of a Lady (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Ms. Isabel Archer isn't afraid to challenge societal norms. Impressed by her free spirit, her kindhearted cousin writes her into his fatally ill father's will. Suddenly rich and independent, Isabelle ventures into the world, along the way ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, intellectual, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: manipulation, friendship, money, couple relations, romance, infidelity, fall in love, family relations, unhappy marriage, male female relationship, impossible love, art ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1870s, 18th century
Place: europe, england, italy, florence, london ...
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Rider on the Rain (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A US Army colonel in France tries to track down an escaped sex maniac.
Style: serious, psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: sexual abuse, self defense, roadblock, corpse, rapist, track down, mind game, danger, crime, crimes, deadly, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, southern france, paris france, south of france
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 5.8
 2K
Cold Sweat (1970)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During the Korean War, Joe Moran, is convicted for striking a colonel. Imprisoned in Germany he encounters his former company commander Captain Ross, jailed for black marketeering. Together with Ross' cohorts Joe agrees to escape with them, but ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, danger, chase, car chase, cabin, boat, american, bicycle, gun, revenge, crash ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france, cote d'azur, french riviera, mediterranean sea ...
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Warriors Five (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, France, Yugoslavia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: World War II Italy...1943. After parachuting behind enemy lines on an espionage mission, an American soldier is imprisoned by the enemy. He escapes with four Italian prisoners, enlisting their aid in exploding a bridge.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, soldier, military, prison, paratrooper, american, heroes, war, confined, chaos and mayhem, battle zone, escapades ...
Place: italy, germany
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The Coldest Game (2019)
Genre: History, Sport, Thriller
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: During 1962's Cuban missile crisis, a troubled math genius finds himself drafted to play in a U.S.-Soviet chess match -- and a deadly game of espionage.
Style: political, suspense, clever, realistic, inspirational ...
Plot: cold war, chess, contests and competitions, competition, american, espionage, international crisis, state affairs, crisis, fear, rivalry, politics ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: warsaw poland, usa, soviet union
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