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 realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, surprise ending and suspense films and TV shows about / with terrorist, terrorism, danger, chase, machine gun, violence, hostage, explosion, murder and pistol plots mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as terrorist: Southland Tales (2006), Quantico (2015), XIII: The Series (2011), Octopus (2000), The Foreigner (2017), Into the Blue 2: The Reef (2009), Blindspot (2015), Homeland (2011), Toy Soldiers (1991), Iron Man 3 (2013).
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Homeland (2011)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
55 min.
 8.4
Back to the Future (1985)
Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
USA
116 min.
 8.5
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The Rogue (2019)
Action, Drama, Thriller, War
USA
Beirut (2018)
Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA
109 min.
 6.4

List of terrorist movies

Southland Tales (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Set in the futuristic landscape of Los Angeles on July 4, 2008, as it stands on the brink of social, economic and environmental disaster. Boxer Santaros is an action star who's stricken with amnesia. His life intertwines with Krysta Now, an ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, surreal, enigmatic, futuristic ...
Plot: end of the world, surrealism, prophecy, split personality, apocalypse, chaos, smuggling, terrorist, future dystopia, dishonesty, postmodernism, alternate reality ...
Time: future, year 2008, near future, year 2005, 2000s
Place: california, middle east, north korea, nevada, afghanistan ...
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 6.7
 53K
Quantico (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A diverse group of recruits has arrived at the FBI Quantico Base for training. They are the best, the brightest and the most vetted, so it seems impossible that one of them is suspected of masterminding the biggest attack on New York City since 9/11.
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, tense, realistic
Plot: fbi, secret, investigation, recruit, false identity, attack, terrorist, terrorist attack, terrorism, bonding, fbi agent, flashback ...
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XIII: The Series (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 45 min.
Story: After a plot to kill the president of the USA an agent with lost memories tries to recover his life and memories. Others use him to cover up some dirty business involving high ranking officials from the CIA and the White House.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, conspiracy, secret agents, danger, uncover truth, dishonesty, life is a bitch, who to trust, secret service, chases and races, state affairs, cia agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 3.3
 2K
Octopus (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: During the Cuban missile crisis in 1962, a Russian submarine strays into American waters. On board is a nuclear cargo destined for Castro. The Americans attack and destroy the sub. 38 years later US submarine Roosevelt is in the same waters. An ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: octopus, submarine, dangerous animal, deadly creature, ocean or sea, save the day, adventure, danger, deadly, sea monster, giant monster, creature feature ...
Time: 90s
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 7.0
 75K
The Foreigner (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Quan is a humble London businessman whose long-buried past erupts in a revenge-fueled vendetta when the only person left for him to love – his teenage daughter – dies in a senseless act of politically-motivated terrorism. His relentless search ...
Style: suspense, exciting, harsh, surprise ending
Plot: terrorism, revenge, bomb, justice, one against many, death of daughter, obsession, tough guy, irish republican army, investigation, dark past, terrorist ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ireland, big ben london, scotland yard, northern ireland, usa ...
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Into the Blue 2: The Reef (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When they're hired to recover the lost treasure of Columbus, married scuba divers Sebastian (Chris Carmack) and Dani (Laura Vandervoort) think they've hit the jackpot. But as they get closer to the fortune, the couple begins to suspect ...
Style: exciting, suspense, twists and turns, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: treasure hunt, ocean or sea, adventure, couple relations, crimes, danger, heroes, drowning, deception, murder, terrorist, underwater scene ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: honolulu hawaii
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 7.5
 58K
Blindspot (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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: tense, twists and turns, suspense, realistic
Plot: fbi, memory loss, investigation, crime, killings, attack, tattoo, puzzle, martial arts, bomb, gang, strong female character ...
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 8.4
 269K
Homeland (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: CIA officer Carrie Mathison is tops in her field despite being bipolar, which makes her volatile and unpredictable. With the help of her long-time mentor Saul Berenson, Carrie fearlessly risks everything, including her personal well-being and even ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: terrorism, cia, explosion, investigation, espionage, spy, danger, intrigue, treason, marines, surveillance, paranoia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, usa, iraq, virginia, america ...
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 6.5
 18K
Toy Soldiers (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After federal agents arrest a drug czar and put him on trial, the cartel leader's vicious son storms a prep school and takes its students hostage. They rebel against the armed intruders and try to take back their academy by any means necessary.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: terrorist, preparatory school, boarding school, terrorism, siege, high school, adventure, hostages, friendship, young heroes, rebelliousness, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, florida, virginia
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 7.2
 649K
Iron Man 3 (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: China, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.
Style: exciting, witty, semi serious, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, hotshot hero, superhuman powers, millionaire, androids and robots, terrorist, explosion, good versus evil, deception, president, gadget, scientist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: tennessee, usa, malibu california, washington d.c., pakistan
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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, serious, realistic, surprise ending, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, assassination, terrorist attack, head of state, secret agents, save the day, chases and races, danger, heroes, president, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, london, washington d.c., pakistan, nevada ...
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 8.2
 689K
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: rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, heist, skyscraper, confined, fbi, hostage, tough law enforcer, violence, save the day, hostages, law enforcement, master criminal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 7.3
 71K
Eye in the Sky (2015)
Genre: 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, tragic ending, surprise ending, tense, intense ...
Plot: terrorist, drone, air force base, military, surveillance, terrorism, politics, technology, spy, tragedy, chase, lawyer ...
Time: 2010s
Place: kenya, singapore, england, pearl harbor, nevada ...
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 7.7
 17K
Neerja (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Neerja is a portrayal on the life of the courageous Neerja Bhanot, who sacrificed her life while protecting the lives of 359 passengers on the Pan Am flight 73 in 1986. The flight was hijacked by a terrorist organization.
Plot: terrorist, stewardess, hijacking, flight attendant, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, airplane, tragedy, strong female lead, airplane hijack, courage, heroine ...
Time: year 1986
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Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6 in May, 2011.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, talky, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, cia, military, terrorism, track down, assassination, navy, torture, surveillance, helicopter, espionage, 9/11 ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: pakistan, middle east, iraq, paris france, poland ...
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First Name: Carmen (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The protagonist is Carmen X, a female member of a terrorist gang. She asks her uncle Jean, a washed-up film director if she can borrow his beachside house to make a film with some friends, but they are in fact planning to rob a bank. During the ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: kidnapping, bank, gang, sex, terrorist, hostage, robbery, money, blood, terrorism, filmmaking, heist ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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 3.9
 821
Icebreaker (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At the the Killington ski resort something has gone awry. Evil terrorists led by the sinister Greig have taken the resort hostage with a stolen nuclear device. It's up to Ski Patrol bum Matt Foster to save the day... and his fiancé.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, snow, terrorism, hostages, resort, race against time, winter, ski, nuclear explosion, save the day, confined, crimes ...
Time: 90s
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Back to the Future (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents' first meeting and attracting his mother's romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to history by rekindling his ...
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, adventure, mad scientist, small town, chases and races, teenage life, time machine, misfit partners, sent to the past, disorder, race against time ...
Time: 80s, future, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: california, usa
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The city needs heroes. Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, ninja, superhero, vigilante, supernatural, turtle, sewer, van, terrorist, mutation, mutant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
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 6.3
 161K
Surrogates (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in a futuristic world where humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots, a cop is forced to leave his home for the first time in years in order to investigate the murders of others' surrogates.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: technology gone awry, investigation, utopia, androids and robots, murder, robot, cyberpunk, human existence, future dystopia, special agents, life is a bitch, physical appearance ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: san diego california
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The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by the Gotham City Police Department. Eight years later, Batman ...
Style: exciting, bleak, serious, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, heroes, secret identity, chaos and mayhem, destruction, explosion, vigilante, master villain, double life, villainess, terrorist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, dungeon, pentagon, italy
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 12K
Beirut (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A former U. S. diplomat returns to service in order to save a former colleague in Beirut.
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, arab, terrorist, hostage, war, attack, explosion, terrorism, hotel, gun, beach, arabic ...
Time: year 1972, year 1982
Place: middle east, palestine, israel
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American Meltdown (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The telefilm centers on a present-day nuclear plant disaster and its aftermath.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, nuclear power plant, cancer, terrorist, race against time, nuclear reactor, government, chases and races, danger, deadly, dishonesty, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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 4.6
 111
Lesser Evil (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Karen finally gathers up the courage to go to the police after she is raped, she's shocked to learn that the cops won't do a thing about it! So this gutsy gal goes up against a federal law-enforcement agency in order to make sure her ...
Plot: terrorist, rape, fashion designer, al qaeda, shower, revenge, partial female nudity, witness protection program, plastic surgery, post september 11 2001, bra removing
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24: Live Another Day (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Jack Bauer comes out of hiding in London to head off a massive terrorist attack while being hunted down by American forces dispatched by President James Heller.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hacker, cia, president, treason, international relations, forgery, save the day, on the run, counter terrorism, tough heroes, life risking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 837
C.I.D. Moosa (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: C.I.D.Moosa is a 2003 Malayalam slapstick comedy film written by the duo Udayakrishna and Siby K. Thomas, directed by Johny Antony, and co-produced by and starring Dileep in the title role. The film also stars Harisree Ashokan, Cochin Haneefa, ...
Plot: assassination attempt, bomb, police, private detective, terrorist, revenge, theft, fake identity, police dog, luck, language barrier, training ...
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American Assassin (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 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: surprise ending, suspense, ambiguous ending
Plot: revenge, terrorist, mentor, mole, terrorism, cia, beach, counter terrorism, iranian, knife fight, one man army, fight ...
Time: 2010s
Place: warsaw poland, istanbul turkey, romania, virginia, rome italy
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 4.4
 40
Hostage (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The leader of a South African Nation is imprisoned. His followers, led by Zabo, hijack a plane with the intent to use the passengers as hostages to trade for his release. They select a plane carrying a religious leader to use as their main hostage. ...
Plot: murder, hostage, terrorist, hijacking, quicksand
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Sardinia Kidnapped (1968)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Christina Fisher arrives in Sardinia to spend a holiday with her university friend, Francesco. As they are touring the island, they are trapped by mountain terrorists. Francesco is kidnapped, but Christina is permitted to leave. She is determined to ...
Plot: kidnapping, terrorist, hostage, island, nipples, shepherd, train, paranoia, car chase, pubic hair, female nudity, machine gun ...
Place: italy
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Soldier's Fortune (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A rich young girl is kidnapped by masked terrorists. Her mother's ex-husband, a former mercenary, gathers some of his former comrades and goes off to rescue her.
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, mercenary, terrorist, raid, hand grenade, fictional war, suicide mission, rescue, battlefield, fistfight, helicopter ...
Place: central america
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