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, serious, tense, realistic, suspense and exciting films and TV shows about / with threat, death, gun, danger, dialogue, storytelling, blood, mentor, escape and crimes plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as threat: Pretty Little Liars (2010), The Blacklist (2013), Harper's Island (2009), Looper (2012), Reign (2013), An American Crime (2007), Peaky Blinders (2013), Tom at the Farm (2013), Sword Art Online (2012), A Serbian Film (2010).

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, twists and turns, serious, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama, family outing
Plot: friendship, high school, blackmail, threat, friends, best friends, youth, popularity, high school life, haunted by the past, gossip and rumors, disappearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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 8.0
 194K
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: captivating, tense, exciting, clever, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, master criminal, special agents, danger, unlikely partners, manipulations, investigation, mind game, partners, terrorism, law enforcement, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2020s, 2010s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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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: scary, tense, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: island, serial killer, multiple suspects, murder, serial murder, danger, haunted by the past, fear, friends, murderer, gory, threat ...
Place: washington state
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 533K
Looper (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 113 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, tense, mind bending, thought provoking, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, time paradox, sent to the past, destiny, hitman, mafia, tragedy, organized crime, neo noir, on the run ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: usa, kansas, shanghai, shanghai china
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 7.5
 43K
Reign (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
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, serious, stylized, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: queen, royal court, aristocracy, love triangle, royal family, female protagonist, historical character, intrigue, rivalry, state affairs, palaces castles and temples, king ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, scotland, 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: serious, rough, bleak, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: child abuse, torture, dysfunctional family, crimes, domestic violence, confined, mentally unstable, murder, family problems, captivity, threat, true crime ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: usa, indiana
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 8.8
 337K
Peaky Blinders (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.
Style: atmospheric, tense, captivating, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, organized crime, gang war, power struggle, determination, society, crimes, rivalry, mafia, cruelty, rise to the top ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s, 20s
Place: england, ireland
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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, gloomy, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: gay, closeted homosexual, lgbt, hidden identity, gays and lesbians, family problems, countryside, gay relationship, threat, dishonesty, farm, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1997, 70s
Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec canada, quebec
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Sword Art Online (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The players of a virtual reality MMORPG, Sword Art Online, are trapped and fighting for their very lives. After it is announced that the only way to leave the game is by beating it, Kirito—a very powerful swordsman—and his friends take on a ...
Style: exciting, stylized, mind bending, touching, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virtual reality, adventure, survival, danger, master warrior, swords and armor, struggle, fall in love, trapped, monster, rivalry, determination ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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 5.0
 57K
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: banned film, brutal, macabre, rough, scary ...
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, violence, pedophilia, murder, sadism, insanity, strong sexual content, necrophilia, pornography, gory, incest ...
Time: 21st century, ancient history
Place: serbia, europe
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 4.1
 5K
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, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, computers and web, teenager, threat, maniac, violence spree, deathtrap, computer virus, psychopath, friendship, text messaging, characters killed one by one ...
Time: contemporary
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 58K
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, twist ending, exciting, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: time travel, time loop, time machine, plot twist, disorder, stalking, mysterious character, threat, chases and races, surrealism, scientist, ordinary person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: spain, europe
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 253K
Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, 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, humorous, semi serious, psychotronic, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, master warrior, martial arts, talking animals, mentor, goofy hero, danger, family, chosen one, threat, evil, villain ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
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The Jihadi Warrior (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Vishwanathan, a Kathak dance teacher in New York, is in a rather happy marriage with Nirupama who is a nuclear oncologist. Nirupama is from a middle class family in Chennai, she marries Vishwanath (a dance master) to pursue her higher studies in the ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: bomb, undercover, threat, suspicion, muslim, double life, terrorist, working undercover, marriage, secret, terrorist plot, arranged marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa, new jersey, new york, india
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 30K
Unhinged (2020)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: 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: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, tense ...
Plot: maniac, road rage, mentally unstable, woman in danger, threat, violence, driving, psychopath, stalker, chase, on the road, mental illness ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
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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, suspense, tense, exciting ...
Plot: threat, dark past, regret, politician, political conspiracy, betrayal, human sacrifice, decision, moral dilemma, terrorism, pursuit, war on terror ...
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: not serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: parody, threat, filmmaking, one last chance, down on your luck, showbiz, old dark house, money, blood, director, audition, interview ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 265K
A Bug's Life (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On behalf of "oppressed bugs everywhere," an inventive ant named Flik hires a troupe of warrior bugs to defend his bustling colony from a horde of freeloading grasshoppers led by the evil-minded Hopper.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, witty, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, good versus evil, danger, misfit, exploitation, deception, teamwork, villain, adventure, fight, individualism, exile ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: texas
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 8.1
 293K
Chinatown (1974)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair, Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double ...
Style: twists and turns, bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: neo noir, rape, private detective, investigation, surveillance, corruption, investigator, deception, femme fatale, cover up, threat, domestic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, year 1937
Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 249K
Non-Stop (2014)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bill Marks is a burned-out veteran of the Air Marshals service. He views the assignment not as a life-saving duty, but as a desk job in the sky. However, today's flight will be no routine trip. Shortly into the transatlantic journey from New ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, airplane, air disaster, hijacking, false accusation, danger, save the day, special agents, hostage, heroes, race against time, nobody believes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, iceland, london
Is relevant ?
Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Australia, Germany, UK, USA, Mexico, Canada, Japan
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: exciting, suspenseful, scary, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, one man army, post apocalypse, danger, plague, zombie apocalypse, experiment gone awry, survival, infected, monster, supernatural ...
Time: future
Place: utah, las vegas, salt lake city utah, alaska
Is relevant ?
 8.8
 164K
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: tense, serious, disturbing, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: giant, life turned upside down, friendship, danger, loss of parent, survival, transformation, friends, attack, army, future dystopia, monster ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 483K
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, mind bending, captivating, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, bomb, destiny, save the day, alternate reality, terrorism, race against time, imaginary, train, precognition ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois, afghanistan
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Executive Protection (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After causing a commotion with his last assignment, Falk has been given a desk job, which hardly agrees with his personality, and he ends up accepting an offer from an old friend to buy into a private investigation agency. Another friend of ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, organized crime, threat, rescue, investigation, woman in danger, police detective, race against time, deadly, security, bomb ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, estonia, sweden, eastern europe
Is relevant ?
The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A representative of an alien race that went through drastic evolution to survive its own climate change, Klaatu comes to Earth to assess whether humanity can prevent the environmental damage they have inflicted on their own planet. When barred from ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: end of the world, ufo, alien contact, evacuation, evil alien, ultimatum, chaos and mayhem, environmentalism, alien encounter, race against time, worldwide chaos, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1920s, future
Place: usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, australia, virginia ...
Is relevant ?
 5.2
 7K
Agent Vinod (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 157 min.
Story: In Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhua, RAW Agent Vinod (Saif Ali Khan) is rescued by colleague Rajan (Ravi Kishan) from a rogue Pakistani army officer (Shahbaz Khan). In Russia/Uzbekistan, an ex-KGB Officer is tortured and murdered. In Cape Town, a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: espionage, threat, undercover, danger, nuclear threat, dishonesty, chase, nuclear bomb, bomb, spy, villain, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, morocco, st. petersburg russia
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 11K
The Exception (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A German soldier tries to determine if the Dutch resistance has planted a spy to infiltrate the home of Kaiser Wilhelm in Holland during the onset of World War II, but falls for a young Jewish Dutch woman during his investigation.
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, tense, exciting
Plot: german soldier, nazi occupation, gestapo, jewish, german, love, military, third reich, german army, spy, bodyguard, investigation ...
Time: 1920s, year 1934, 1940s, year 1940
Place: germany, holland, poland, netherlands, berlin germany
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 590K
Arrival (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.
Style: intellectual, twist ending, cerebral, enigmatic, philosophical ...
Plot: first contact, alien, spacecraft, alien race, female protagonist, ufo, loss, scientist, destiny, alien creature, science, time ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: pakistan, russia, montana, china, venezuela ...
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 149K
Buried (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK, USA, France
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, tense, suspense, one man show ...
Plot: survival, captivity, confined, buried alive, isolation, danger, desperation, race against time, trapped, fear, terrorism, characters in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: iraq, middle east
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 86K
Concussion (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE, a football-related brain trauma, in a pro player and fought ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, serious, realistic, medical drama ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: american football, uncover truth, doctor, sports injury, brain damage, professional sports, concussion, sport, sport team, threat, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh, california, africa
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