Privacy movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant privacy movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, thought provoking, twists and turns, visually appealing and tense films and TV shows about / with privacy, storytelling, friendship, mentor, death, twists & turns, catastrophe, runaway, life philosophy and loneliness plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
privacy movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as privacy: The Circle (2017), Anon (2018), Enemy of the State (1998), Turtle Diary (1985), Extreme Close-Up (1973), Listening (2014), An Acceptable Loss (2018), Mr. Church (2016), Black Mirror (2011), Luce (2019).

List of privacy movies

The Circle (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, USA, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young tech worker takes a job at a powerful Internet corporation, quickly rises up the company's ranks, and soon finds herself in a perilous situation concerning privacy, surveillance and freedom. She comes to learn that her decisions and ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, intense, thought provoking, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: technology, privacy, company, social media, internet, moral dilemma, media manipulation, surveillance, camera, distopia, female protagonist, peer pressure ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: scotland
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Anon (2018)
Genre: Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in a near-future world where there is no privacy, ignorance or anonymity, our private memories are recorded and crime almost ceases to exist. In trying to solve a series of unsolved murders, Sal Frieland stumbles onto a young woman who appears ...
Style: tech noir, twists and turns, exciting, tense
Plot: distopia, surveillance, technology, murder investigation, hacker, mind control, investigation, female assassin, privacy, serial killer, erased memory, female killer ...
Time: future
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Enemy of the State (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Hotshot Washington lawyer, Robert Dean becomes a victim of high-tech identity theft when a hacker slips an incriminating video into his pocket. Soon, a rogue National Security agent sets out to recover the tape – and destroy Dean.
Style: tense, clever, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, uncover truth, fighting the system, conspiracy, manhunt, satellite, wiretap, intelligence, mexican standoff, privacy, secret hideout, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., usa, baltimore
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Turtle Diary (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two separate people, a man and a woman, find something very stirring about the sea turtles in their tank at the London Zoo. They meet and form an odd, but sympathetic camaraderie as they plan to steal two of the turtles and free them into the ocean.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, light, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: bookstore, rescue, romance, couples, environmentalism, against the rules, ocean, ocean or sea, zoo, book, water, writer's block ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, london, atlantic ocean, new jersey
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Extreme Close-Up (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: While doing a story on the intrusion of surreptitious surveillance in peoples' private lives, a television reporter rents some surveillance equipment to get a feel for what it's like to spy.
Plot: obsession, surveillance, voyeurism, privacy, spy, downfall, self discovery, tv reporter, addiction, voyeur, prank gone wrong, disturbed individual ...
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Listening (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Cambodia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: For years, we have tried to harness the power of the human mind… and failed. Now, one breakthrough will change everything. Beyond technology. Beyond humanity. Beyond control. David, Ryan, and Jordan hope the telepathy invention will solve all ...
Style: captivating, intense, exciting, disturbing
Plot: telepathy, mind control, technology, scientist, invention, mind reading, evil corporation, friendship, experiment, surveillance, brainwashing, government ...
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An Acceptable Loss (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Former top U.S. security adviser Elizabeth "Libby" Lamm is threatened by associates from her dark past including Rachel Burke a steely, commanding politician with an unwavering knack for achieving her goals. Colluding with Rachel is ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, tense, exciting ...
Plot: threat, dark past, regret, politician, political conspiracy, betrayal, human sacrifice, decision, moral dilemma, terrorism, pursuit, chief of staff ...
Place: usa, iran, syria
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Mr. Church (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A unique friendship develops when a little girl and her dying mother inherit a cook - Mr. Church. What begins as an arrangement that should only last six months, instead spans fifteen years.
Style: sentimental, compassionate, emotional, melancholic, sad ...
Plot: cooking, friendship, family, life philosophy, storytelling, relationships, book, family bonds, terminal illness, destiny, cook, idealism ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 60s, 80s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, boston, los angeles
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Black Mirror (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A contemporary British re-working of The Twilight Zone with stories that tap into the collective unease about our modern world.  Over the last ten years, technology has transformed almost every aspect of our lives before we've had time to ...
Style: thought provoking, twists and turns, philosophical, dark humor, serious ...
Plot: alternate reality, computers and web, social decay, distopia, society, human nature, satire, media satire, technology, chaos, gadget, life ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england, london
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Luce (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A star athlete and top student, Luce's idealized image is challenged by one of his teachers when his unsettling views on political violence come to light, putting a strain on family bonds while igniting intense debates on race and identity.
Style: psychological, thought provoking, non-linear, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: twists & turns, foster home, marijuana, courage, track and field, trust, social problems, independence day, politics, drinking, doubt, drinking alcohol ...
Place: ohio, middle east
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Helter Skelter (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Through round after round of extensive plastic surgery and vigorous maintenance, Ririko has become the absolute manifestation of beauty, and becomes a wildly successful model, actress, and singer. However, soon, her body, unable to withstand the ...
Style: psychotronic, scary, disturbing, unusual plot structure, contemplative ...
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, employer employee relationship, mental illness, urban legend, asian woman, teenage girl, love, hallucination, asian girl, femininity, bulimia, hair ...
Place: tokyo, east asia
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Ordinary People (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Beth, Calvin, and their son Conrad are living in the aftermath of the death of the other son. Conrad is overcome by grief and misplaced guilt to the extent of a suicide attempt. He is in therapy. Beth had always preferred his brother and is having ...
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, serious, compassionate ...
Plot: suicide attempt, therapy, dysfunctional family, guilt, depression, psychiatrist, loss of son, coming of age, middle class, family problems, death in the family, alienation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, texas, houston texas, illinois
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When the Heavens Fell (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A psychotherapist's life is wrecked when her private life is exposed in a sensation magazine.
Plot: reporter, politician, love hate relationship, cheating, jealousy, journalism, double suicide, cynicism, downfall, ethics, alcohol abuse, media ...
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Urinal (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A mystery man brings together a group of dead, gay artists to investigate a police response to the dilema of wash-room sex in Toronto. The artists have seven days in which to report on the ethics of police tactics. The artists infiltrate the police ...
Plot: lgbt, equality, opera house, chicken, masturbation, video surveillance, privacy, erection, dead, police chief, prayer, political activism ...
Place: toronto ontario canada
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Reckless Behavior: Caught on Tape (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Emma Norman spends a wild Spring break holiday on Mintners Cove beach, California, with her female friends, Lori, who seeks a new fling and academic Stefanie. There, slick stud Greg Vlasi gives them a good time and shoots video of them on beach and ...
Plot: videotaping, arson, awkward situation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, firefighter, drinking, embarrassment, father daughter relationship, classroom, school, attempted rape, stolen identity ...
Place: san diego california
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The Business of Fancydancing (2002)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Seymour Polatkin is a successful, gay Indian poet from Spokane who confronts his past when he returns to his childhood home on the reservation to attend the funeral of a dear friend.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, clever
Plot: friendship, tragic love, self discovery, haunted by the past, lifestyle, youth, family problems, couples, reunion, coming out, social differences, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 80s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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The French Kissers (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A coming-of-age tale about an adolescent boy and his efforts to fit in amongst a varied cast of characters.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, sexy, dark humor
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, adolescence vs adulthood, farce, strong sexual content, social relations, first sex, flirting, friendship, generation gap, first love, school, abusive mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brittany
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Modesty (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Pudor is about intimacy, about the desires, obsessions, secrets and fears that we keep hidden, even from those we love most. The characters in this story are a man who is going to die, a woman who receives anonymous erotic notes, an older man who is ...
Style: captivating, serious, disturbing, sincere
Plot: husband wife relationship, adultery, guilt, dysfunctional family, unhappy marriage, secret admirer, loneliness, teenage sexuality, dementia, father son relationship, insecurity, brain tumor ...
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Inspector Morse (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Inspector Morse is a detective drama based on Colin Dexter's series of Chief Inspector Morse novels. The series starred John Thaw as Chief Inspector Morse and Kevin Whately as Sergeant Lewis, as well as a large cast of notable actors and ...
Style: realistic, sincere, clever, suspenseful, talky ...
Plot: police detective, crime investigation, murder, police investigation, crime, rapist, who done it, crimes, partners, law enforcement, shrewd, multiple suspects ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, europe, italy, australia
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Flocken (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After a teenage girl reports a rape, her village ostracizes her and her family.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, gloomy
Plot: youth, family relations, teenage life, life turned upside down, society, parents and children, village, social relations, friendship, mother daughter relationship, child's point of view, young love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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Wanderlust (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Rattled by sudden unemployment, a Manhattan couple surveys alternative living options, ultimately deciding to experiment with living on a rural commune where free love rules.
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, funny, satirical ...
Plot: hippie, nudism, couple relations, nudist, couples, silly humor, nudity (full frontal - brief), lifestyle, hopes, love and romance, counterculture, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, georgia, new york, new jersey
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In the House (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A sixteen-year-old boy insinuates himself into the house of a fellow student from his literature class and writes about it in essays for his French teacher. Faced with this gifted and unusual pupil, the teacher rediscovers his enthusiasm for his ...
Style: suspense, enigmatic, witty, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: teacher, high school, privacy invasion, writers, student, teen angst, school, teacher student relationship, manipulation, manipulations, high school life, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
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A Very Private Affair (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A gorgeous teen, Jill, resides in Switzerland with her mother and harbors feelings for the handsome Fabio, an older man who is married to one of her friends. Growing restless, Jill moves to Paris to pursue ballet, but instead finds success and fame ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, witty, contemplative ...
Plot: actor's life, paparazzi, showbiz, human nature, desire for fame, couple relations, celebrity culture, best friends, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, price of fame, fanatic ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, paris france, france
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Three Colors: Red (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France, Poland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Part-time model Valentine meets a retired judge who lives in her neighborhood after she runs over his dog. At first the judge gifts Valentine with the dog, but her possessive boyfriend won't allow her to keep it. When she returns with the dog ...
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, touching, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: loneliness, love affair, judge, coincidence, opposites attract, encounter, neighbor, model, dog, isolation, love and romance, human nature ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: english channel, switzerland, england, geneva switzerland, poland ...
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The Tenants (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of a Jewish novelist, Harry Lesser, struggling to complete his latest work, and his antagonistic relationship with a black writer who moves in down the hall.
Style: serious, thought provoking, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, interracial relations, writer's life, couple relations, couples, losing-it hero, militant, manuscript, interracial couple, father son relationship, friend, writers ...
Time: 70s, year 1972
Place: usa, new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, detroit, harlem ...
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Robot Stories (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Four stories including: "My Robot Baby," in which a couple must care for a robot baby before adopting a human child; "The Robot Fixer," in which a mother tries to connect with her dying son; "Machine Love," in which an ...
Style: futuristic, melancholic, enigmatic, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: androids and robots, adoption, family life, parents and children, imaginary, alternate universe, society, estrangement, technology, human nature, immortality, family relations ...
Time: future, 2000s, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: tokyo, japan
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The Sea Inside (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The Sea Inside is about Spaniard Ramón Sampedro, who fought a 30-year campaign to win the right to end his life with dignity. It is the story of Ramón’s relationships with two women: Julia a lawyer who supports his cause, and Rosa, a local woman ...
Style: thought provoking, emotional, serious, sad, philosophical ...
Plot: disability, human spirit, lawyer, freedom, dignity, mercy killing, wheelchair, fighting the system, nursing, suicide, euthanasia, trial ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 20th century, 1990s, 1960s
Place: spain, europe, barcelona, catalonia, galicia
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Madhouse (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The luxurious villa of Mark and Jessie Bannister, a yuppie couple, is overrun by loads of uninvited guests who turn the house up side down.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: uninvited guest, family gatherings, pregnancy, nothing goes right, family life, lifestyle, couples, disorder, family problems, down on your luck, siblings relations, relatives ...
Time: 80s
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The Final Cut (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in a world with memory implants, Robin Williams plays a cutter, someone with the power of final edit over people's recorded histories. His latest assignment is one that puts him in danger.
Style: psychological, thought provoking, twists and turns, intellectual, tense ...
Plot: surveillance, technology, memory, microchip, death, haunted by the past, chase, child birth, child abuse, childbirth, distopia, twists & turns ...
Time: future, near future
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The Experiment (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Das Experiment is a shocking psycho thriller about the potential for brutality that humans hide. Even more shocking is the fact that it’s based on an actual occurrence—a 1971 psychological experiment at Stanford University that was aborted ...
Style: thought provoking, psychological, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: torture, experiment, prison, violence, rape, disorder, surveillance, humiliation, power relations, rivalry, abuse, prison life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: germany, canada
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