Short wave radio movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant short wave radio movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspense, suspenseful, cult film, realistic and tense films and TV shows about / with short wave radio, death, danger, chase, runaway, murder, catastrophe, gun, survival and violence plots mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as short wave radio: Banshee Chapter (2013), Black Moon (1975), The Last Man on Earth (1964), Dr. No (1962), Dawn of the Dead (1978), The Glass Bottom Boat (1966), Love and Monsters (2020), The Naked Runner (1967), Overlord (2018), Ordeal in the Arctic (1993).

List of short wave radio movies

Banshee Chapter (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: On the trail of a missing friend who had been experimenting with mind-altering drugs, a young journalist - aided by a rogue counter-culture writer, The Silence of The Lambs -- finds herself drawn into the dangerous world of top-secret government ...
Style: scary, disturbing, suspense, surreal, satanic ...
Plot: found footage, missing person, experiment, experimental drug, drug use, uncover truth, lsd, ghost, desert, female protagonist, missing friend, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Black Moon (1975)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: There is a war in the world between the men and the women. A young girl tries to escape this reality and comes to a hidden place where a strange unicorn lives with a family: Sister, Brother, many children and an old woman that never leaves her bed ...
Style: mind bending, surreal, atmospheric, experimental, art house ...
Plot: surrealism, breast feeding, absurdism, pig, children, old woman, brother sister relationship, death, girl, misogyny, eccentric family, distopia ...
Time: future
Place: turkey
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The Last Man on Earth (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Robert Morgan is the last man on earth, as far as he can tell. A plague killed everyone else on the planet several years ago. He was immune to it, and can only guess why. Vampires that were formerly human attack Morgan's home every night
Style: scary, suspense, gothic, macabre, apocalyptic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, vampire, apocalypse, virus, zombie, survival, end of the world, chase, distopia, disease, cemetery, monster ...
Time: future
Place: rome italy, italy
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Dr. No (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the film that launched the James Bond saga, Agent 007 battles mysterious Dr. No, a scientific genius bent on destroying the U.S. space program. As the countdown to disaster begins, Bond must go to Jamaica, where he encounters beautiful Honey ...
Style: realistic, sexy, exciting, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: james bond, spy, 007, british secret service, terrorist plot, spy hero, secret agents, espionage, cia agent, death of friend, person on fire, cold war ...
Time: future, 60s, 20th century
Place: jamaica, west indies, caribbean, england, london ...
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Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: During an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia SWAT team members, a traffic reporter, and his television-executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, chaos, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, infection, shopping mall, survival, epidemic, monster, siege, living dead, isolation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa, philadelphia
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The Glass Bottom Boat (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bruce (Rod Taylor), the owner of a aerospace company, is infatuated with Jennifer (Doris Day) and hires her to be his biographer so that he can be near her and win her affections. Is she actually a Russian spy trying to obtain aerospace secrets?
Style: humorous, sexy, light, witty, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: spy, romance, nasa, mistaken identity, espionage, happy ending, chase, fantasy world, farce, fashion, adaptation, fight scenes ...
Time: future, 60s, 20th century, 80s
Place: hawaii, san francisco, california
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Love and Monsters (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA, Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Seven years after the Monsterpocalypse, Joel Dawson, along with the rest of humanity, has been living underground ever since giant creatures took control of the land. After reconnecting over radio with his high school girlfriend Aimee, who is now 80 ...
Style: suspense, entertaining, captivating, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: monster, post apocalypse, overcoming fear, creature, mutant, love, apocalypse, jungle, teenager, survival, mutant animal, bravery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
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The Naked Runner (1967)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sam Laker is an American industrialist, working in Britain, who has just been awarded an international award for industrial design. He is planning to travel to East Germany to attend a trade show and show off his invention, taking his 10 year old ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful, microfilm
Plot: spy, espionage, assassination, holiday, intelligence, invention, on the run, undercover, secret agents, child in peril, false identity, airport ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, copenhagen, london, east germany
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Overlord (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: On the eve of D-Day, a group of American paratroopers is dropped behind enemy lines to carry out a mission crucial to the invasion’s success. But as they approach their target, they begin to realize there is more going on in this Nazi-occupied ...
Style: suspense, scenic, scary, slasher, intense ...
Plot: zombie, world war two, nazi, supernatural, war, behind enemy lines, monster, fascist, nazi occultism, nazi zombie, paratrooper, laboratory ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 20th century
Place: france, normandy
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Ordeal in the Arctic (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Everybody expected military flight Boxtop 22 from Thule into the vast frozen wilderness of Canada's North Western territories to be boring routine, but in a matter of minutes a crash reduces Gulf War veteran pilot Captain John Couch's crew ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: aviation, disaster, heroes, save the day, rescue, survival, escapades, forces of nature, catastrophe, airplane accident, survivor, arctic ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, greenland
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The High Frontier (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A father and his two teenage sons travel to a small mountain cabin for a male bonding adventure. When a lost tourist arrives at the cabin, their male-bonding outing turns into a struggle for survival.
Style: bleak, compassionate, tense, exciting, disturbing
Plot: cold weather, mountain, father son relationship, mountain cabin, survival, wilderness, isolated place, car accident, family in danger, illegal immigrant, cold, person on fire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland
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13 Minutes (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The breath-taking story of a man who nearly would have changed the world. 1939, when Hitler tricked millions of people at the height of his power, one said a radical No: Georg Elser, disparaged as an assassin, is one of the greatest resistance ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: nazi germany, hitler, nazi, world war two, resistance fighter, public speaking, alone, german history, nazi soldier, infidelity, battered woman, jealousy ...
Time: year 1939, 1930s, pre world war two, year 1945, year 1937 ...
Place: munich germany, germany, europe, switzerland, berlin germany
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The Highest Honor (1982)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Japan, Australia
Duration: 144 min.
Story: On 11 September 1944, a squad of 23 Australian and British soldiers lead by Lieutanant-Colonel Ivan Lyon leave Fremantle bound for Indonesia as part of Operation Rimau, an attempted repeat of the highly-successful Operation Jaywick the previous year ...
Plot: world war two, revisionist history, japanese occupation, decapitation, surrender, spy, military police, british soldier, australian, death, guilt, ship ...
Time: 1940s
Place: indonesia, singapore, australia, sydney australia
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Blood Of The Beast (2003)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: In the year 2012, the 3rd great war comes to an end. The war claims no victors, but both sides succeed in executing their chemical warfare campaigns. The result is over 3 billion deaths. Over ninety-eight percent of the male survivors are rendered ...
Style: experimental, surreal, avant garde, scary, tense ...
Plot: zombie, paranoia, mass destruction, violence, massacre, death, distopia, apocalypse, surrealism, world war three, mass death, car ...
Time: future, 2030s, 2010s
Place: usa
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The Earth Dies Screaming (1964)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 62 min.
Story: A crack space pilot returns to earth to find the planet has been devastated by some unknown forces. There are a few survivors, so he organizes them in a plan to ward off control by a group of killer robots.
Style: suspense, serious, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, survival, robot, alien invasion, distopia, zombie attack, monster, survival horror, end of the world, alien, killer robot ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, england
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Pump Up the Volume (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mark Hunter is an intelligent but shy teenager who has just moved to suburban Arizona from New York. Unbeknownst to his parents and peers, at 10pm each school night Mark takes to the shortwave radio in his basement and transforms into pirate DJ ...
Style: realistic, entertaining, dark, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: radio, teenager, high school, cheerleading, radio dj, coming of age, rebellion, rock and roll, suicide, school, suburbs, boss ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, california, usa, phoenix arizona
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Phenomenon (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An ordinary man sees a bright light descend from the sky, and discovers he now has super-intelligence and telekinesis.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, light, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: superhuman powers, genius, miraculous event, small town, supernatural ability, love, goodhearted, terminal illness, telekinesis, romance, brain tumor, friendship ...
Time: future, 20th century
Place: usa
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Father Goose (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: During World War II South Sea beachcomber Walter Eckland is persuaded to spy on planes passing over his island. He gets more than he bargained for as schoolteacher Catherine Frenau arrives on the run from the Japanese with her pupils in tow!
Style: witty, feel good, humorous, sexy, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids
Plot: island, world war two, war, stranded on an island, wartime, radio, adventure, romance, stranded, boat, imaginary friend, school ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: san francisco, germany, pacific ocean
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Eye of the Needle (1981)
Genre: Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A ruthless German spy, trying to get out of Britain with vital information about D-Day, must spend time with a young woman and her crippled husband.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, tense, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: spy, world war two, espionage, nazi, wartime, island, storm at sea, war, idealism, stranded, german, runaway ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: england, scotland, berlin germany, germany, europe
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Wrong Turn 5: Bloodlines (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A small West Virginia town is hosting the legendary Mountain Man Festival on Halloween, where throngs of costumed party goers gather for a wild night of music and mischief. But an inbred family of hillbilly cannibals kill the fun when they trick and ...
Style: scary, slasher, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cannibal, cannibalism, survival, strong violent content, forest, violence spree, halloween, small town, psychopath, characters killed one by one, isolation, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: west virginia, usa
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Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Three children evacuated from London during World War II are forced to stay with an eccentric spinster (Eglantine Price). The children's initial fears disappear when they find out she is in fact a trainee witch.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: witch, magic, world war two, disney, adventure, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, kids and family, justice, apprentice, flying, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 70s, year 1940
Place: england, london, europe
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