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 suspense, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, tense and serious films and TV shows about / with terrorist, terrorism, danger, murder, explosion, bomb, chase, race against time, death and terrorist plot plots mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as terrorist: Lions for Lambs (2007), Blindspot (2015), Fauda (2015), Angel Has Fallen (2019), Hotel Mumbai (2018), Eye in the Sky (2015), American Assassin (2017), Stratton (2017), Patria (2020), Caliphate (2020).

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, war on terror, propaganda, politics, conservative, state affairs, war, behind enemy lines, hopes, society, danger, soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: afghanistan, washington d.c., usa, iran, california ...
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 7.4
 69K
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, suspense, realistic
Plot: memory loss, strong female character, fbi, puzzle, investigation, terrorist, crime, tattoo, secret organization, killings, fbi agent, martial arts ...
Place: new york
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 8.2
 22K
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, serious, intense, suspenseful
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, war on terror, terrorist, covert operation, israeli, operation, terror, disguise, special unit, murder, government agency, danger ...
Place: israel, palestine
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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, president, white house, agent, assassination plot, manhunt, attempted murder, false accusation, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., north carolina, usa, virginia
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 7.6
 57K
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, courage, jihad, hotel, survival, counter terrorism, religious fanatic, shooting, islam ...
Time: 2000s, year 2008
Place: india, pakistan, mumbai india, australia, adelaide south australia ...
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 7.3
 82K
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: terrorist, terrorism, drone, terrorist plot, top secret, surveillance, military, child in peril, technology, spy, chase, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: london, las vegas, hawaii, beijing china, england ...
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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, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: terrorist, cia, mentor, counter terrorism, recruit, terrorist plot, hand to hand combat, mole, government agent, revenge, mercenary, mission ...
Time: 2010s
Place: warsaw poland, virginia, istanbul turkey, rome italy, romania ...
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 4.8
 5K
Stratton (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A British Special Boat Service commando tracks down an international terrorist cell.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: terrorist, commando, terrorist plot, military, investigation, rescue, evacuation, soldier, gunfight, ambush, murder, bomb ...
Time: 2010s
Place: big ben london, ukraine, iran, london, rome italy
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 8.2
 4K
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, sad, compassionate, psychological ...
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, terrorist group, conflict, revolutionary, friendship, socialism, murder, woman in danger, police, conspiracy, death ...
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 8.2
 15K
Caliphate (2020)
Genre: Crime, 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, tense
Plot: isis, hijab, terrorist, terrorism, islam, rape, intelligence agency, police, teenage girl, muslim, escape plan, islamic terrorism ...
Place: syria, middle east, sweden, eastern europe
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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: secret agents, spy, espionage, mission, terrorist, courage, teamwork, top secret, frame up, female spy, save the day, outsmarting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: russia, dubai, hungary, mumbai india, seattle washington ...
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London Has Fallen (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Bulgaria
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, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, secret service, terrorist attack, terrorist, assassination, president, secret agents, danger, save the day, head of state, graphic violence, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, tower bridge london, big ben london, pakistan ...
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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, media, danger, media sensation, negotiation, tv show, once in a lifetime opportunity, ratings, terror, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, south korea, seoul
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 84K
Arlington Road (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, 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: neo noir, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: terrorism, conspiracy, terrorist, paranoia, professor, fbi, uncover truth, bomb, danger, murder, mysterious character, twists & turns ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., west virginia, kansas, st. louis missouri
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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, good versus evil, state affairs, race against time, political conspiracy, deadly, special agents, working undercover, dishonesty, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 30K
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: heroic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat team, soldier, mission, top secret, terrorist, heroes, heroic mission, daring rescue, teamwork, army, military, sergeant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, iraq, afghanistan, pakistan, africa ...
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Spooks: The Greater Good (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: exciting, realistic, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, secret agents, conspiracy, undercover, corruption, disobeying orders, race against time, explosive, police, danger, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, moscow russia, big ben london, berlin germany ...
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 8.2
 817K
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, courage, save the day, race against time, marital problem, fbi ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 3.7
 833
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: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, terrorism, terrorist, airplane, hostage, kidnapping, martial arts, hijacker, one man army, heroic mission, confined, hostages ...
Time: contemporary
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 177K
24 (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: 24 is an American television series produced for the Fox network and syndicated worldwide, starring Kiefer Sutherland as Counter Terrorist Unit agent Jack Bauer. Each 24-episode season covers 24 hours in the life of Bauer, using the real time method ...
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist plot, special agents, terrorism, government agency, secret service, terrorist, race against time, revenge, president, heroes, interrogation, treason ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
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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, state affairs, law enforcement, legal investigation, danger, dishonesty, mistrust, power relations, courtroom drama ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, usa, boston
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 54K
Manhunt (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An in-depth look at how an FBI profiler helped track down the terrorist Ted Kaczynski, the Unabomber.
Style: suspense, neo noir, tense, enigmatic, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorism, psychoanalysis, terrorist, serial killer, federal bureau of investigation, mathematics, crime investigation, fbi, manhunt, true crime, crime solving, investigation ...
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 6.2
 29K
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, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, psychopath, stalking, anarchist, revenge, investigation, government agency, criminal's revenge, race against time, vengeance, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, ireland, belfast
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The Sum of All Fears (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When the president of Russia suddenly dies, a man whose politics are virtually unknown succeeds him. The change in political leaders sparks paranoia among American CIA officials, so CIA director Bill Cabot recruits a young analyst to supply insight ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: cold war, terrorism, espionage, nuclear threat, terrorist, nuclear war, cia, nuclear explosion, atomic bomb, nuclear, spy, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, year 2002, 2000s ...
Place: washington d.c., baltimore, usa, russia, israel ...
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The President's Man: A Line in the Sand (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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, heroes, secret agents, undercover, race against time, good versus evil, law enforcement, confined, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, middle east, illinois, chicago illinois ...
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 407K
Tenet (2020)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Plot unknown. The project is described as an action epic revolving around international espionage.
Style: unusual plot structure, suspense, surprise ending, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: time paradox, time loop, time travel, cia agent, terrorist, quantum physics, alternate timeline, time, terrorism, save the world, apocalypse, espionage ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: mumbai india, kiev ukraine, london, vietnam, india ...
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, disturbing, suspense, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, law enforcement, crimes, danger, track down, chase, chases and races, graphic violence, deadly, race against time, threat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, sri lanka
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 20K
Beirut (2018)
Genre: Action, 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.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, suspense
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, terrorist, hostage, arab, terrorism, attack, fight, heroes, war, danger, mission, intrigue ...
Time: 70s, 80s, year 1972, year 1982
Place: lebanon, middle east, palestine, israel
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 5.4
 56K
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, special agents, state affairs, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: hong kong, malaysia, chicago illinois, usa, asia ...
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 5.7
 32K
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: embassy, terrorist, terrorism, runaway, new year's eve, showdown, conspiracy, assassin, chase, betrayal, on the run, hitman ...
Place: london, new york, big ben london, afghanistan, scotland yard
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