Terrorist movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant terrorist movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, exciting, suspense, realistic, serious and tense films and TV shows about / with terrorist, terrorism, danger, murder, explosion, death, race against time, chase, violence and bomb plots mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, India and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as terrorist: Lions for Lambs (2007), Hotel Mumbai (2018), Patria (2020), Angel Has Fallen (2019), Fauda (2015), Stratton (2017), Blindspot (2015), Blown Away (1994), American Assassin (2017), Arlington Road (1999).

List of terrorist movies

Lions for Lambs (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three stories told simultaneous in ninety minutes of real time: a Republican Senator who's a presidential hopeful gives an hour-long interview to a skeptical television reporter, detailing a strategy for victory in Afghanistan; two special ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, psychological, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: terrorist, politics, propaganda, conservative, state affairs, war, behind enemy lines, hopes, society, danger, soldier, helicopter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: afghanistan, washington d.c., usa, iran, california ...
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 7.6
 53K
Hotel Mumbai (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA, UK, India, Singapore
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Based on the 2009 documentary Surviving Mumbai about the Mumbai attacks in 2008 at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in India.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, factual, tense
Plot: terrorist attack, hostage, terrorism, terrorist, survival, hotel, jihad, islam, counter terrorism, religious fanatic, courage, shooting ...
Time: 2000s, year 2008
Place: india, pakistan, mumbai india, australia, bombay india ...
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 8.2
 3K
Patria (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
TV show
Story: A look at the impact of Spain’s Basque conflict on ordinary people on both sides, such as the widow of a man killed by the ETA who returns to her home village after the 2011 ceasefire between the separatist group and the Spanish government, and ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, compassionate, psychological, sad ...
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, terrorist group, conflict, revolutionary, socialism, eta terrorist group, murder, death, conspiracy, police, woman in danger ...
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Angel Has Fallen (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Secret Service Agent Mike Banning is framed for the attempted assassination of the President and must evade his own agency and the FBI as he tries to uncover the real threat.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: secret service, terrorist, lone hero, fbi, agent, white house, assassination plot, manhunt, president, attempted murder, false accusation, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, north carolina, virginia
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 8.2
 18K
Fauda (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Israel
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A top Israeli agent comes out of retirement to hunt for a Palestinian militant he thought he'd killed, setting a chaotic chain of events into motion.
Style: suspense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, intense
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, war on terror, terrorist, covert operation, operation, terror, israeli, disguise, special unit, assassination, murder, government agency ...
Place: israel, palestine
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 4.8
 5K
Stratton (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A British Special Boat Service commando tracks down an international terrorist cell.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: terrorist, commando, terrorist plot, military, investigation, rescue, spy, ambush, evacuation, chase, race against time, deception ...
Time: 2010s, frogman
Place: london, ukraine, big ben london, iran, rome italy
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 7.4
 66K
Blindspot (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A vast international plot explodes when a beautiful Jane Doe is discovered naked in Times Square, completely covered in mysterious, intricate tattoos with no memory of who she is or how she got there. But there's one tattoo that is impossible ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, realistic, suspense
Plot: memory loss, strong female character, fbi, investigation, puzzle, crime, terrorist, tattoo, killings, fbi agent, martial arts, secret organization ...
Place: new york
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 6.3
 28K
Blown Away (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Blown Away tells the story of Jimmy Dove who works for the Boston bomb squad. Shortly after Dove leaves the force his partner is killed by a bomb that Dove thinks might have been made by someone he knows.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, psychopath, stalking, anarchist, revenge, investigation, government agency, criminal's revenge, race against time, vengeance, master criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, ireland, belfast
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American Assassin (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Following the murder of his fiancée, Mitch Rapp trains under the instruction of Cold War veteran Stan Hurley. The pair then is enlisted to investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on military and civilian targets.
Style: psychotronic, suspense, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorist, cia, mentor, counter terrorism, recruit, mole, government agent, revenge, mercenary, mission, danger, rescue ...
Time: 2010s
Place: istanbul turkey, virginia, romania, rome italy, warsaw poland ...
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 7.2
 81K
Arlington Road (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Threats from sinister foreign nationals aren't the only thing to fear. Bedraggled college professor Michael Faraday has been vexed (and increasingly paranoid) since his wife's accidental death in a botched FBI operation. But all that takes ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, neo noir, bomb, paranoia, conspiracy, fbi, uncover truth, danger, murder, mysterious character, professor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., west virginia, kansas, st. louis missouri
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 7.3
 79K
Eye in the Sky (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A military officer in command of a drone operation to capture terrorists in Kenya sees her mission escalate from “capture” to “kill” just as a nine-year old girl enters the kill zone.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, intense, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, drone, terrorist plot, top secret, surveillance, military, child in peril, technology, spy, chase, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: las vegas, london, kenya, nevada, hawaii ...
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 8.2
 12K
Caliphate (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: National Security agent Fatima receives a tip that a terrorist attack against Sweden is in the planning stage. Meanwhile Sulle, a teenage girl in Stockholm, gets interested in her student assistent who opens doors to a new and fascinating world - ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, exciting
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, rape, hijab, police, muslim, teenage girl, islam, isis, murder, woman in danger, family ...
Place: middle east, syria, sweden, eastern europe
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London Has Fallen (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In London for the Prime Minister's funeral, Mike Banning discovers a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, psychotronic, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, secret service, terrorist, terrorist attack, assassination, secret agents, save the day, danger, head of state, graphic violence, conspiracy, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, tower bridge london, buckingham palace, scotland yard ...
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The Terror Live (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "I'll blow up Mapo Bridge." An anonymous call comes into a radio station one day. When it turns out to be legitimate, a terrorist's threats end up getting broadcast live throughout the country.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, radio, race against time, danger, media, tv show, media sensation, negotiation, ratings, once in a lifetime opportunity, terror, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, seoul, south korea
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 6.1
 4K
The Assault (2010)
Genre: Action, History, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Saturday 24th December 1994. Four GIA terrorists hijack an Air France A300 Airbus at the Algiers airport. The Airbus, bound for Paris, has 227 passengers on board. No one knows exactly what the terrorists’ intentions are, just that they are armed ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, swat team, hostage, hijacking, airplane, danger, law enforcement, military, confined, deadly, negotiation, hijacker ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994, 1990s
Place: algeria, france, europe
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Secrets of State (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In France, terrorist groups and intelligence agencies battle in a merciless war everyday, in the name of radically opposed ideologies. Yet, terrorist and secret agents lead almost the same lives. Condemned to secrecy, these masters of manipulation ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense
Plot: terrorist, espionage, secret agents, state affairs, race against time, good versus evil, political conspiracy, deadly, politics, working undercover, danger, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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 6.2
 21K
MI-5 (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: During a handover to the head of counter-terrorism of MI5, Harry Pearce, a terrorist escapes custody. When Harry disappears soon after, his protégé is tasked with finding out what happened as an impending attack on London looms, and eventually ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, secret agents, conspiracy, undercover, disobeying orders, corruption, race against time, explosive, police, danger, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, big ben london, berlin germany, moscow russia
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 8.2
 789K
Die Hard (1988)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: NYPD cop, John McClane's plan to reconcile with his estranged wife is thrown for a serious loop when minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is overtaken by a group of terrorists. With little help from the LAPD, wisecracking ...
Style: intense, suspenseful, exciting, serious, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, hostage, gunfight, terrorist, christmas, heist, storage unit, fbi, courage, save the day, race against time, marital problem ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 3.7
 791
Crash Landing (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a hostage situation arises on-board a private plane with the daughter of a billionaire on-board. Major John Masters (Sabato Jr.) teams up with Captain Williams (Michael Paré) to stop the terrorist and land the plane.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, terrorism, terrorist, airplane, hostage, kidnapping, martial arts, hijacker, one man army, hostages, confined, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary
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The President's Man: A Line in the Sand (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A counterterrorism specialist is assigned by the President to track down a terrorist who is suspected of planning to set off a nuclear device in the U.S.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, one man army, good versus evil, heroes, undercover, race against time, crimes, secret agents, law enforcement, confined, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, washington d.c., middle east, illinois ...
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 8.2
 29K
Strike Back (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows John Porter, a former British Special Forces soldier, who is drafted back into service by Section 20, a fictional branch of the Secret Intelligence Service.
Style: suspenseful, rough, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mission, swat team, soldier, terrorist, top secret, heroes, heroic mission, daring rescue, army, military, teamwork, sergeant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, iraq, afghanistan, pakistan, africa ...
Is relevant ?
 4.7
 2K
A Common Man (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sri Lanka, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A terrorist plants several bombs throughout the city of Colombo, Sri Lanka and threatens to detonate them unless prisoners are released.
Style: suspenseful, contemplative, suspense, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, danger, crimes, law enforcement, track down, deadly, chases and races, graphic violence, chase, race against time, threat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, sri lanka
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 19K
Beirut (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A former U. S. diplomat returns to service in order to save a former colleague in Beirut.
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, bleak
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, terrorist, hostage, arab, terrorism, attack, fight, war, heroes, mission, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 80s, year 1982, year 1972
Place: lebanon, middle east, israel, palestine
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 5.4
 52K
Blackhat (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A man is released from prison to help American and Chinese authorities pursue a mysterious cyber criminal. The dangerous search leads them from Chicago to Hong Kong.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, terrorism, terrorist, terrorist plot, computer, technology, conspiracy, computers and web, race against time, hacking, state affairs, special agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: hong kong, malaysia, chicago illinois, usa, asia ...
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 5.6
 31K
Survivor (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Foreign Service Officer in London tries to prevent a terrorist attack set to hit New York, but is forced to go on the run when she is framed for crimes she did not commit.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, intense, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: terrorist, embassy, terrorism, runaway, showdown, new year's eve, conspiracy, assassin, chase, betrayal, on the run, hitman ...
Place: london, new york, big ben london, afghanistan, scotland yard
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Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Ethan Hunt and his team are racing against time to track down a dangerous terrorist named Hendricks, who has gained access to Russian nuclear launch codes and is planning a strike on the United States. An attempt to stop him ends in an explosion ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, secret agents, espionage, mission, teamwork, frame up, top secret, courage, save the day, cia, undercover, terrorist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: russia, dubai, hungary, budapest, seattle ...
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 6.2
 22K
Closed Circuit (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A terrorist attack in London results in the capture of suspect Farroukh Erdogan (Denis Moschitto). The attorney general appoints Claudia Simmons-Howe (Rebecca Hall) as special advocate on Erdogan's legal team. On the eve of the trial, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, legal action, lawyers and clients, dishonesty, danger, law enforcement, state affairs, legal investigation, power relations, mistrust, courtroom drama ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, usa, boston
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 8.2
 15K
Shahid (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: This compelling drama tells the remarkable true story of slain human rights activist Shahid Azmi, who became a powerful voice against the intercommunal violence that has engulfed Mumbai since the early 1990s.
Style: captivating, realistic, thought provoking, tense, psychological ...
Plot: terrorist, legal, muslim, false arrest, civil rights, life is a bitch, society, hopes, religions or cults, injustice, social activist, human rights ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: india, asia, kashmir, mumbai india, pakistan
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The Hero: Love Story of a Spy (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Arun Khanna is a spy for the Indian government whose aid is enlisted to stop ISI Chief Ishak Khan. Khan is trying to build a nuclear bomb with which he can liberate Kashmir from the Indians. A battle of wits ensues. When Khan detonates a bomb at ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, undercover, one man army, secret mission, spy, undercover agent, heroic mission, tragic love, adventure, daring rescue, heroes, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pakistan, india, canada, kashmir, middle east ...
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The Terrorists (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Following a series of bomb attacks in London, a group of terrorists seize Britain's ambassador to Scandinavia. With the ambassador now a hostage in his residence, another group hijacks an airliner at the capital's airport, announcing that ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Plot: terrorist, hijacking, airplane, terrorism, rivalry, heroes, law enforcement, chases and races, daring rescue, confined, politics, save the day ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: norway, scandinavia, oslo norway
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