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The list contains the best, new and most relevant threat movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, intense and rough films and TV shows about / with threat, murder, danger, violence, chase, dialogue, crimes, storytelling, mentor and death plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres shot in USA, Canada, Germany and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as threat: Pretty Little Liars (2010), Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), Tin Star (2017), Hard Candy (2005), Unman, Wittering and Zigo (1971), The Woodsman (2004), Werckmeister Harmonies (2000), Touch and Go (1986), Zero Tolerance (1999), Executive Protection (2001).
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Tin Star
Crime, Drama, Thriller
UK, Canada, USA
60 min.
 7.3
Werckmeister Harmonies
Drama, Mystery
Hungary, Italy, Germany, France
145 min.
 8.2
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Red Sparrow
Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
140 min.
 6.6
Boy Erased
Biography, Drama
USA

List of threat movies

Pretty Little Liars
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, teen drama
Plot: high school, best friends, friendship, haunted by the past, secret, threat, mystery, youth, bullying, blackmail, gossip and rumors, disappearance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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Spider-Man: Homecoming
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, 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, intense, exciting, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: superhero, dark hero, arms dealer, school, teenage protagonist, fight scenes, costumed hero, teenage life, supernatural power, rescue, good versus evil, battle ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, berlin germany, washington d.c.
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 7.3
 6K
Tin Star
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The story of Jim Worth, an expat British police officer starting a new life with his family as police chief in Little Big Bear, an idyllic town near the Rocky Mountains. When his small town is overrun by migrant workers from a massive new oil ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, rough, suspense
Plot: revenge motive, family relations, small town sheriff, danger, justice, life is a bitch, crimes, threat, rocky mountains, abduction, murder, death
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.1
 143K
Hard Candy
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A mature 14-year old girl meets a charming 32-year old photographer on the Internet. Suspecting that he is a pedophile, she goes to his home in an attempt to expose him.
Style: disturbing, tense, psychological, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Plot: manipulation, vengeance, torture, sexual abuse, justice, brutality, child abuse, age difference, deception, vigilante, vigilantism, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 147 min.
Story: After taking a bullet to the head, Salander is under close supervision in a hospital and is set to face trial for attempted murder on her eventual release. With the help of journalist Mikael Blomkvist and his researchers at Millennium magazine, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, crime, hospital, mystery, murder, corruption, lawyer, conspiracy, courtroom, revenge, violence, rape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden
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Unman, Wittering and Zigo
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A new school teacher learns that the previous teacher was killed by his pupils, and he fears the same will happen to him
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: school, murder, hardcase students, teachers and students, crime, deadly, race against time, threat, sexual dysfunction, murder confession, bullying, classroom ...
Time: 60s
Place: england
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 7.2
 30K
The Woodsman
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A paedophile returns to his hometown after 12 years in prison and attempts to start a new life.
Style: disturbing, realistic, sincere, serious, intense ...
Plot: friendship, sexual abuse, redemption, prison, child abuse, father daughter relationship, loneliness, police, male nudity, drinking, sex, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
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Werckmeister Harmonies
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Hungary, Italy, Germany, France
Duration: 145 min.
Story: This story takes place in a small town on the Hungarian Plain. In a provincial town, which is surrounded with nothing else but frost. It is bitterly cold weather — without snow. Even in this bewildered cold hundreds of people are standing around ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, psychological, surreal, futuristic ...
Plot: small town, village, journalism, isolation, small town life, village life, philosophy, symbolism, circus, whale, darkness, chaos ...
Time: 90s
Place: hungary, europe
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 5.8
 707
Touch and Go
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An ice hockey star is accosted by a youth gang who attempt to rob him; after he chases them off he catches the youngest member and gives him a ride home, where he meets the boy's mother. A romantic plot ensues, as well as a confrontation with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: gang, family relations, athlete's life, romance, friendship, single parent, celebrity culture, athlete, threat, celebrity, love, bar ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Zero Tolerance
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Johan is a two-fisted Gothenburg cop who finds himself in a shoot-out with jewel robbers. After the smoke has cleared, one robber, shot by his accomplice, and an innocent bystander, are dead. Three witnesses, including Helen, identify thug ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough
Plot: false accusation, chase, murder, protagonist as suspect, tough law enforcer, crime, urban, chases and races, crimes, city, police procedural, police officer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, sweden
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Executive Protection
Genre: Action, 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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough
Plot: kidnapping, private detective, tough law enforcer, crime, race against time, urban, rescue, chases and races, bodyguard, police procedural, threat, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: estonia, europe, sweden
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 7.4
 471K
Limitless
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A paranoia-fueled action thriller about an unsuccessful writer whose life is transformed by a top-secret "smart drug" that allows him to use 100% of his brain and become a perfect version of himself. His enhanced abilities soon attract ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, stylized, serious, suspense ...
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, greed, paranoia, drug addiction, rags to riches, murder, prodigy, drugs, dark hero, superhuman powers, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Day the Earth Stood Still
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: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, stylized, bad ending ...
Plot: alien, end of the world, first contact, environmentalism, ultimatum, evacuation, ecology, evil alien, ufo, aliens, alien invasion, robot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1920s
Place: usa, egypt, antarctica, mcdonald's restaurant, virginia ...
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 7.3
 25K
The Changeling
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A man staying at a secluded historical mansion, finds his life being haunted by the presence of a spectre.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, suspense, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, mystery, murder, solitude, death, ghost, investigation, chase, seance, revenge, ghosts ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, turn of the century
Place: seattle, usa, new york, new york state, seattle washington
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Brutal Massacre: A Comedy
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: humorous, not serious, offbeat
Plot: down on your luck, hollywood, showbiz, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, parody, threat, handheld camera, interview, nude fight, sex, one last chance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 5.1
 6K
Agent Vinod
Genre: Action, Adventure
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: secret agents, danger, undercover, espionage, chase, threat, seductress, chases and races, dishonesty, nuclear threat, nuclear bomb, hidden microphone ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india, morocco, st. petersburg russia
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The Shoes of the Fisherman
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Metropolitan Archbishop Lakota of L'viv, freed after twenty years in the Soviet Gulag, travels to Rome where circumstances conspire to see him elevated to the Papacy. Inspired by the life story of Ukrainian Catholic Cardinal Josyf Slipyj,
Style: tense, serious, epic, realistic
Plot: clergy, obsessive quest, human spirit, pope, rebelliousness, revolution, prison, religions or cults, vatican, catholic church, fighting the system, politics ...
Time: 60s
Place: china, asia, europe, soviet union
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The Frighteners
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Once an architect, Frank Bannister now passes himself off as an exorcist of evil spirits. To bolster his facade, he claims his "special" gift is the result of a car accident that killed his wife. But what he does not count on is more ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, scary, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, small town, private detective, supernatural ability, danger, poltergeist, cons and scams, dishonesty, haunted house, funeral, life & death ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
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 6.2
 5K
Disorder
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An ex-soldier with PTSD is hired to protect the wife and child of a wealthy Lebanese businessman while he's out of town.
Plot: bodyguard, soldier, post traumatic stress disorder, war veteran, ex soldier, threat, thunderstorm, video surveillance, surveillance footage, surveillance camera, army, swimming pool ...
Place: afghanistan, maryland, france, french riviera
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 4.7
 73
Alucard
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Jonathan Harker, a young lawyer, has been sent to the furthest reaches of Transylvania to help an old count with his move to the more populated Nilbog.
Style: bleak, serious, gothic, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, deadly, imaginary, supernatural, terrorism, danger, dracula, escapades, heroes, rivalry, modern day adaptation, stake ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
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 6.1
 1K
Roseville
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the early autumn of 1985 the police are seeing the consequences of a shocking and mysterious incident that took place in an isolated mountain hut in the Balkan Mountains. The film "Roseville " is artistic interpretations inspired by ...
Style: mysterious
Plot: foreigner, villa, stranger, curse, threat
Place: bulgaria
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 4.2
 5K
Chain Letter
Genre: Horror, Thriller
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: violence spree, murder, computers and web, psychopath, danger, deadly, youth, best friends, on the run, teenage life, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.3
 49K
Thirteen Days
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Dramatisation of the Cuban Missile Crisis, the nuclear standoff with the USSR sparked by the discovery by the Americans of missle bases established on the Soviet allied island of Cuba. Shown from the perspective of the US President, John F Kennedy, ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, factual ...
Plot: politics, cold war, president, military, nuclear, white house, head of state, political, world politics, nuclear war, conspiracy, assassination ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1962
Place: cuba, usa, boston, russia, pentagon ...
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 7.6
 182K
Traffic
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 147 min.
Story: An exploration of the United States of America's war on drugs from multiple perspectives. For the new head of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the war becomes personal when he discovers his well-educated daughter is abusing cocaine ...
Style: realistic, clever, tense, bleak, serious ...
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, police corruption, corruption, heroin, surveillance, marijuana, organized crime, drugs, drug addiction, politics, assassination ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, usa, california, ohio ...
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 8.1
 199K
Love's a Bitch
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Three different people in Mexico City are catapulted into dramatic and unforeseen circumstances in the wake of a terrible car crash: a young punk stumbles into the sinister underground world of dog fighting; an injured supermodel's designer ...
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, serious, rough ...
Plot: dog, hitman, multiple storylines, redemption, violence, betrayal, vengeance, adultery, forbidden love, violent, storytelling, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
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 7.6
 310K
The Town
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Doug MacRay is a longtime thief, who, smarter than the rest of his crew, is looking for his chance to exit the game. When a bank job leads to the group kidnapping an attractive branch manager, he takes on the role of monitoring her – but their ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, heist, gunfight, bank robbery, fbi, robbery, hostage, violence, surveillance, revenge, murder, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, florida
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 7.0
 225K
Non-Stop
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: suspenseful, tense, clever, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, conspiracy, surveillance, paranoia, terrorism, revenge, murder, torture, drugs/alcohol, mysterious character, twists & turns, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: london, usa, iceland
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The Jihadi Warrior
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, 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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: martial arts, bomb, dancer's life, working undercover, artists and showbiz, undercover, terrorist plot, muslim, fbi, interrogation, threat, explosion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, india, washington d.c.
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A History of Violence
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An average family is thrust into the spotlight after the father commits a seemingly self-defense murder at his diner.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, disturbing ...
Plot: small town, violence, crime, mafia, vigilantism, gangster, redemption, organized crime, revenge, robbery, storytelling, gore ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa, pennsylvania
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The Untouchables
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Young Treasury Agent Elliot Ness arrives in Chicago and is determined to take down Al Capone, but it's not going to be easy because Capone has the police in his pocket. Ness meets Jimmy Malone, a veteran patrolman and probably the most ...
Style: stylized, realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, prohibition, organized crime, mafia, gangsters, gunfight, mentor, police investigation, gangster, corruption, violence, police corruption ...
Time: 1930s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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