Threat movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant threat movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, tense, serious, exciting, surprise ending and clever films and TV shows about / with threat, suspense, danger, blood, murder, mentor, violence, storytelling, supernatural and chase plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
threat movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as threat: Pretty Little Liars (2010), Unhinged (2020), A Serbian Film (2010), An American Crime (2007), The Blacklist (2013), Attack on Titan (2013), Buried (2010), Harper's Island (2009), Timecrimes (2007), Looper (2012).

List of threat movies

Pretty Little Liars (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the Pretty Little Liars series of young adult novels by Sara Shepard, the series follows the lives of four girls — Spencer, Hanna, Aria, and Emily — whose clique falls apart after the disappearance of their queen bee, Alison. One year ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, slasher, neo noir ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, family outing, teen drama
Plot: high school, high school life, lesbian, blackmail, threat, gossip and rumors, haunted by the past, best friends, friendship, teenage life, mysterious character, friends ...
Time: future, 2010s, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia, usa
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Unhinged (2020)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A case of road rage turns into full-blown terror when an unstable driver follows a woman and her son.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, road movie, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, suspense, road rage, driving, mentally unstable, threat, car chase, maniac, survival, violence, stalker, woman in danger ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
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A Serbian Film (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Serbia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Milos, a retired porn star, leads a normal family life trying to make ends meet. Presented with the opportunity of a lifetime to financially support his family for the rest of their lives, Milos must participate in one last mysterious film. From ...
Style: disturbing, brutal, controversial, rough, scary ...
Audience: adult
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, violence, torture, macabre, psychopath, insanity, sexual perversion, incest, perversion, murder, pedophilia ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: serbia, europe
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An American Crime (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The true story of suburban housewife Gertrude Baniszewski, who kept a teenage girl locked in the basement of her Indiana home during the 1960s.
Style: disturbing, bleak, rough, serious, harsh ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: child abuse, torture, court, confined, dysfunctional family, mentally unstable, murder, captivity, true crime, family problems, domestic violence, threat ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: indiana, usa
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The Blacklist (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Raymond "Red" Reddington, one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives, surrenders in person at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He claims that he and the FBI have the same interests: bringing down dangerous criminals and terrorists. In ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, captivating, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, adult
Plot: fbi, investigation, unlikely partners, master criminal, law enforcement, intrigue, partners, special agents, secret, mind game, killings, twists and turns ...
Time: future, 2010s, 2020s, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Attack on Titan (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Several hundred years ago, humans were nearly exterminated by Titans. Titans are typically several stories tall, seem to have no intelligence, devour human beings and, worst of all, seem to do it for the pleasure rather than as a food source. A ...
Style: anime, serious, mysterious, exciting, tense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: giant, death, life turned upside down, threat, tragedy, giant monster, friendship, transformation, life is a bitch, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, direction and purpose ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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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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Harper's Island (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: A group of family and friends travels to a secluded island for a destination wedding. They've come to laugh... to love... and, though they don't know it... to die. As the wedding festivities begin, friendships are tested and secrets ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, multiple suspects, murder, serial murder, friends, island, murderer, threat, plan gone awry, fear, suspicion, victim ...
Place: washington state
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Timecrimes (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man accidentally gets into a time machine and travels back in time nearly an hour. Finding himself will be the first of a series of disasters of unforeseeable consequences.
Style: suspenseful, thought provoking, tricky, enigmatic, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: time travel, time loop, suspense, plot twist, time machine, mysterious character, twists and turns, threat, time, surrealism, disorder, distopia ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: iberian peninsula, europe, spain
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Looper (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In the futuristic action thriller Looper, time travel will be invented but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they will send their target 30 years into the past where a looper, a ...
Style: futuristic, thought provoking, clever, mind bending, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, hitman, distopia, time paradox, organized crime, cyberpunk, escape, self sacrifice, changing the past or future, chase, destiny ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century
Place: shanghai, kansas, usa
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Would You Rather (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Desperate to help her ailing brother, a young woman agrees to compete in a deadly game of "Would You Rather," hosted by a sadistic aristocrat.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, psychological, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, torture, game of death, group of strangers, game, psychopath, deathtrap, mind game, confinement indoors, plot twist, moral dilemma, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Tom at the Farm (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young man travels to an isolated farm for his lover's funeral where he's quickly drawn into a twisted, sexually charged game by his lover's aggressive brother.
Style: psychological, serious, disturbing, gloomy, sexy ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, male homosexuality, loneliness, family problems, threat, gays and lesbians, hidden identity, gay brother, closeted homosexual, manipulation, chase ...
Time: year 1997, 70s, 21st century
Place: canada, quebec, montreal
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Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Following the events of Captain America: Civil War, Peter Parker, with the help of his mentor Tony Stark, tries to balance his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens, New York City, with fighting crime as his superhero alter ego ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, funny, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: superhero, spider man character, teenager, high school, technology, good versus evil, mentor, supernatural power, tony stark character, teenage life, school, moral dilemma ...
Time: 2010s, year 2012, 21st century
Place: new york, washington d.c., brooklyn new york city, berlin germany, india ...
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Bones (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Temperance Brennan and her colleagues at the Jeffersonian's Medico-Legal Lab assist Special Agent Seeley Booth with murder investigations when the remains are so badly decomposed, burned or destroyed that the standard identification ...
Style: witty, suspenseful, intellectual, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, fbi, partners, partners against crime, forensics, law enforcement, expert, crime investigation, scientist, killings, teamwork, police investigation ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
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Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA, Mexico, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Years after the Racoon City catastrophe, survivors travel across the Nevada desert, hoping to make it to Alaska. Alice joins the caravan and their fight against hordes of zombies and the evil Umbrella Corp.
Style: scary, suspenseful, entertaining, exciting, splatter ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, monster, post apocalypse, supernatural, survival, zombie apocalypse, heroine, experiment, genetically altered, one man army, heroic mission ...
Time: future
Place: las vegas, salt lake city utah, utah, alaska
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Stargate Atlantis (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: With the Ancients' city of Atlantis discovered in the Pegasus Galaxy by Stargate Command, Dr. Elizabeth Weir and Major Sheppard lead a scientific expedition to the ancient abandoned city. Once there, the team not only find themselves unable to ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, epic, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, fate of humanity, spacecraft, alien planet, ancient mystery, space, save the world, parallel world, good versus evil, space wars, technology, evil alien ...
Time: 2000s, future
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Source Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, discovering he's involved in a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. He learns he's part of a top-secret experimental program that enables ...
Style: surprise ending, clever, mind bending, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: time travel, time loop, suspense, train, twists and turns, alternate reality, bomb, destiny, save the day, memory, parallel universe, changing the past or future ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, afghanistan, chicago illinois, illinois
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Balto (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, History
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 78 min.
Story: An outcast half-wolf risks his life to prevent a deadly epidemic from ravaging Nome, Alaska.
Style: sentimental, feel good, suspenseful, exciting, sincere ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, courage, wolf, animals, rivalry, goose, daring rescue, dog sled, against the odds, wilderness, cartoon wolf, alienation ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, year 1995, 90s
Place: alaska, usa
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Reign (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Mary, Queen of Scots, faces political and sexual intrigue in the treacherous world of the French court.
Style: sexy, stylized, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, adult
Plot: royal family, female protagonist, intrigue, queen, royal court, aristocracy, rivalry, state affairs, love triangle, power struggle, couples, ruler ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, scotland, europe
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Chain Letter (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Six friends receive a mysterious chain letter via text messaging and in their email accounts from a maniac who's hunting down teenagers who fail to forward his online chain letter. Who knew they should take the threats in the chain letter ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, slasher ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: teenager, characters killed one by one, psychopath, murder, threat, computers and web, friendship, violence spree, deathtrap, serial killer, youth, best friends ...
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Knock Knock (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Chile, Israel, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a devoted husband and father is left home alone for the weekend, two stranded young women unexpectedly knock on his door for help. What starts out as a kind gesture results in a dangerous seduction and a deadly game of cat and mouse.
Style: sexy, psychological, bad ending, disturbing, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: home invasion, torture, rape, seductress, sex scene, female villain, married man, threesome, infidelity, one night stand, seduction, female on male rape ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles, chile
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Dracula (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: It's the late 19th century, and the mysterious Dracula has arrived in London, posing as an American entrepreneur who wants to bring modern science to Victorian society. He's especially interested in the new technology of electricity, which ...
Style: captivating, colourful, gothic, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Plot: dracula, vampire, suspicion, reincarnation, unrequited love, vampire hunter, murder, immortality, love triangle, party, sex scene, victorian england ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, turn of the century
Place: ottoman empire, london
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Toy Story (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Led by Woody, Andy's toys live happily in his room until Andy's birthday brings Buzz Lightyear onto the scene. Afraid of losing his place in Andy's heart, Woody plots against Buzz. But when circumstances separate Buzz and Woody from ...
Style: touching, exciting, funny, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: friendship, disney, toys, rescue, rivalry, friends, toy comes to life, childhood, teamwork, birthday, birthday party, birthday present ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, ohio
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Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Po is now living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, protecting the Valley of Peace alongside his friends and fellow kung fu masters, The Furious Five - Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper and Monkey. But Po’s new life of awesomeness is threatened by the ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, funny, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, martial arts, chosen one, mentor, master warrior, courage, goofy hero, good versus evil, animals, threat, evil, team ...
Time: 2010s, year 2011
Place: china, ancient china, asia
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Ray Donovan (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the sprawling mecca of the rich and famous, Ray Donovan does the dirty work for LA's top power players, and makes their problems disappear. His father's unexpected release from prison sets off a chain of events that shakes the ...
Style: serious, captivating, clever, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, adult
Plot: hollywood, identity crisis, family secret, power relations, teamwork, blackmail, relatives, family feud, intrigue, family problems, expert, family relations ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, new york
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Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Wreck-It Ralph is the 9-foot-tall, 643-pound villain of an arcade video game named Fix-It Felix Jr., in which the game's titular hero fixes buildings that Ralph destroys. Wanting to prove he can be a good guy and not just a villain, Ralph ...
Style: humorous, sweet, not serious, feel good, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, preschoolers, girls' night ...
Plot: obsessive quest, lifestyle change, hacker, heroes, betrayal, villain, disney, bullying, friendship, disguise, journey, courage ...
Time: 2010s, 90s, 80s, year 2012, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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Person of Interest (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Person of Interest follows former CIA paramilitary operative, John Reese, who is presumed dead and teams up with reclusive billionaire Finch to prevent violent crimes in New York City by initiating their own type of justice. With the special ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, clever, heroic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, surveillance, computer system, hi-tech, partners against crime, mysterious character, privacy invasion, hacker, characters in danger, fighting crime, computer genius, secret ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Unfriended: Dark Web (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: ​When a 20-something finds a cache of hidden files on his new laptop, he and his friends are unwittingly thrust into the depths of the dark web. They soon discover someone has been watching their every move and will go to unimaginable lengths to ...
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, rough, cyber ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, hacking, facebook, suspense, characters killed one by one, sign language, plot twist, dark web, murder, threat, psychopath, teenager ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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An Acceptable Loss (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Former top U.S. security adviser Elizabeth "Libby" Lamm is threatened by associates from her dark past including Rachel Burke a steely, commanding politician with an unwavering knack for achieving her goals. Colluding with Rachel is ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, exciting, psychological ...
Plot: political conspiracy, threat, regret, politician, human sacrifice, chase, suspense, decision, terrorism, moral dilemma, prejudice, badass female lead ...
Place: usa, iran, syria
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Brutal Massacre: A Comedy (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Harry Penderecki, a once heralded horror auteur, finds himself on the outside looking in at Hollywood. He hasn't had a hit film in years, and most in the industry, including his close friends, think he's washed up. Harry is given one last ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, slasher, cult movie cast ...
Plot: threat, filmmaking, down on your luck, showbiz, one last chance, money, old dark house, director, audition, sarcasm, sex, found footage ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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