Extortion movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant extortion movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, rough and suspense films and TV shows about / with extortion, violence, murder, crimes, revenge, brutality, crime, rivalry, mentor and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, Hong Kong and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as extortion: The Bank Job (2008), Brigada (2002), Bullet (2014), Commando (1985), T2: Trainspotting (2017), Cash on Demand (1961), Blackmail Boys (2010), Black Mass (2015), The Courier (2012), Prime Cut (1972).

List of extortion movies

 7.2
 165K
The Bank Job (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Terry is a small-time car dealer trying to leave his shady past behind and start a family. Martine is a beautiful model from Terry's old neighbourhood who knows that Terry is no angel. When Martine proposes a foolproof plan to rob a bank, Terry ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, political corruption, murder, blackmail, mafia, extortion, crime, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, robbery, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: england, london, europe, bahamas, caribbean ...
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 8.4
 9K
Brigada (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 750 min.
Story: Brigada, also known as Law of the Lawless, is a Russian 15-episode crime mini-series that debuted in 2002. It became very popular, but received mixed reviews due to accusations in aestheticization of violence. The miniseries follows the story of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: mafia, gang, criminal heroes, russian, crimes, buddies, crime, organized crime, gangsters, murder, characters in danger, political corruption ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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 4.6
 3K
Bullet (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Danny Trejo plays 'Bullet' a tough cop who takes the law into his own hands when his grandson is kidnapped.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, kidnapping, vigilantism, tough law enforcer, family relations, crimes, drug dealing, danger, law enforcement, corruption, revenge, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, usa, mexico, california
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 6.7
 132K
Commando (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: John Matrix, the former leader of a special commando strike force that always got the toughest jobs done, is forced back into action when his young daughter is kidnapped. To find her, Matrix has to fight his way through an array of punks, killers, ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, heroes, kidnapping, father, vengeance, mercenary, danger, gunfight, commando, machismo, warrior, daring rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, twentieth century, year 1985
Place: latin america, california
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T2: Trainspotting (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After 20 years abroad, Mark Renton returns to Scotland and reunites with his old friends Sick Boy, Spud and Begbie.
Style: surprise ending, reflective, melancholic, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: revenge, drug addiction, addiction, friendship, heroin, violence, theft, apartment, cocaine, prison, junkie, nightclub ...
Time: 2010s
Place: scotland, bulgaria, scottish highlands, edinburgh scotland
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Cash on Demand (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A charming but ruthless criminal holds the family of a bank manager hostage as part of a cold-blooded plan to steal 97,000 pounds.
Plot: handcuffs, extortion, cashier, stress, burglar alarm, christmas, bank, snow, window washer, detective sergeant, kidnapping, heist ...
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 4.4
 140
Blackmail Boys (2010)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: After moving to Chicago for art school, Sam begins turning tricks to help pay the bills. His longtime, long-distance boyfriend Aaron can't stand to be apart and finally joins him, determined to find enough work so that Sam can give up having ...
Plot: blackmail, extortion, underwear, male prostitute, closeted homosexual, gay relationship, hustler, hand job, gay, gay kiss, drugs, sex ...
Place: illinois, chicago illinois
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 6.9
 152K
Black Mass (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.
Style: realistic, captivating, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, corruption, crime, brutality, violence, fbi, murder, organized crime, illness, arms dealing, gangster, mafia ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 2011, year 1995, year 1985 ...
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, santa monica california, new jersey
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 4.5
 4K
The Courier (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A shady FBI agent recruits a courier to deliver a mysterious package to a vengeful master criminal who has recently resurfaced with a diabolical plan.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, surprise ending ...
Plot: danger, betrayal, race against time, hitman, briefcase, extortion, arrest, revenge, delivery, deadly, track down, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new orleans, usa, las vegas, st. louis missouri, louisiana
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 6.8
 4K
Prime Cut (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Chicago mob enforcer is sent to Kansas City to settle a debt with a cattle rancher who not only grinds his enemies into sausage, but sells women as sex slaves.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting ...
Plot: murder, chase, collector, drug dealing, violence, corruption, revenge, small community, farm, white slavery, extortion, cornfield ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: usa, kansas, new jersey
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Lost in Beijing (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A look at modern-day life in China's capital centered on a ménage-a-quatre involving a young woman, her boss, her husband and her boss's wife. Massage girl Pingguo (Apple) (The stunning Fan Bingbing) lives in a cramped apartment with her ...
Style: captivating, tense, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: rape, couples, infidelity, pregnancy, extortion, family relations, city life, family problems, lifestyle, social differences, custody, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, asia, beijing china
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China Strike Force (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young Chinese Security Officer, Darren, is called for Team 808, which fights against the smuggling of drugs and corruption. Noriko, a Japanese Interpol officer, collaborates with Darren for the destruction of a large international drug cartel. At ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: extortion, murder, revenge, interpol, racism, gang, track down, gangsters, partners, master criminal, martial arts, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, hong kong, asia, china
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 6.8
 12K
Gangster No. 1 (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Ireland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An old gangster is advised that Freddie Mays would leave jail after thirty years in prison. His mood changes and he recalls when he was a young punk, who joined Freddie Mays' gang, a man he both envied and ultimately betrayed.
Style: stylized, rough, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rise and fall, violence, revenge, gang, gang war, casino, extortion, pub, machete, stabbed to death, gangsters, crime ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1990s, 1960s
Place: london, europe, england
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Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Diamonds are stolen only to be sold again in the international market. James Bond infiltrates a smuggling mission to find out who’s guilty. The mission takes him to Las Vegas where Bond meets his archenemy Blofeld.
Style: sexy, exciting, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: satellite, smuggling, master villain, espionage, chase, murder, spy, gadget, laser, extortion, plastic surgery, dirt bike ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, amsterdam, cairo egypt, nevada, africa ...
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 6.9
 44K
Breakdown (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When his SUV breaks down on a remote Southwestern road, Jeff Taylor lets his wife, Amy, hitch a ride with a trucker to get help. When she doesn't return, Jeff fixes his SUV and tracks down the trucker -- who tells the police he's never ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, ransom, uncover truth, danger, chase, gang, deception, woman in danger, couples, surveillance, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, arizona, massachusetts
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 6.7
 32K
The Salvation (2014)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Denmark, UK, South Africa, Sweden, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1870s America, a peaceful American settler kills his family's murderer which unleashes the fury of a notorious gang leader. His cowardly fellow townspeople then betray him, forcing him to hunt down the outlaws alone.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, tense, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, gang, violence, revenge, criminal's revenge, small town, murder, lone hero, old west, tough heroes, crimes, violence spree ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, australia, mexico
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Varg Veum: Woman in the Fridge (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An international oil drilling company hires private investigator Varg Veum to find their missing systems designer, Arne Samuelsen. Varg discovers the headless body of a woman jammed into the fridge in Arne's apartment - and is promptly knocked ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns
Plot: hit and run, suicidal, police, violence, extortion, computer system, dishonesty, computer genius, missing person, murder, programmer, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
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 6.7
 5K
The Square (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ray, a construction worker trapped in an unhappy marriage, pursues an affair with his neighbor, Carla. Carla's husband, Greg, is a mobster who keeps large sums of drug money in their home. With this in mind, Carla comes up with a plan: She and ...
Style: clever, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: neo noir, infidelity, arson, extortion, violence, fire, murder, revenge, money, tragedy, extramarital affair, suspicion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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 6.9
 400
Ayka (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Germany, Poland, Kazakhstan, China, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young Asian immigrant worker in Moscow tried to track down her baby, whom she abandoned at the hospital.
Style: sad, melancholic, rough, neurotic
Plot: baby, female protagonist, pregnant, extortion, life is a bitch, money problems, big city, snow, veterinarian, debt, puppy, cat ...
Place: moscow russia, russia
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 7.3
 1K
Greyzone (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 45 min.
Story: When a brilliant drone engineer, Victoria, is taken hostage in her own home, a series of dangerous events are set into motion in this high octane thriller.
Style: exciting, disturbing, suspense, serious, brutal
Plot: terrorism, hostage, anxiety, investigation, danger, deal, criminal, hi-tech, truck, extortion, blackmail, weapons
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 7.9
 397K
Nightcrawler (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When Lou Bloom, desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.
Style: psychological, disturbing, realistic, biting, suspenseful ...
Plot: journalism, neo noir, sociopath, obsession, ambition, deception, journalist, morality, losing-it hero, ethics, cynicism, news report ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, venice beach california
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 4.6
 373
Attrition (2018)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand, Hong Kong, UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a Thai girl with mythical powers goes missing, Axe and his old team unite in attempts to bring her back.
Plot: war, extortion, kung fu, jungle, buddhist, crime lord, human trafficking, kidnapping
Place: asia
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 6.2
 6K
Extortion (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Philippines, Puerto Rico
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A doctor desperately tries to save his wife and their 5 year old son after their vacation in the Bahamas takes an unexpected turn.
Plot: kidnapping, extortion, family vacation, jet ski, fish, ransom
Place: bahamas, caribbean
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The Canterbury Tales (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Glimpses of Chaucer penning his famous work are sprinkled through this re-enactment of several of his stories.
Style: semi serious, clever, humorous, surreal, sexual ...
Plot: strong sexual content, burned alive, marriage, hell, devil, gay, adultery, couples, dishonesty, gender, society, infidelity ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england
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 5.2
 5K
Raze (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After Sabrina is abducted, she finds herself in an underground lair, forced to do battle with other innocent women for the amusement of unseen spectators. Each of these reluctant warriors has something to lose, but only one will remain when the game ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, against the odds, captivity, violence spree, confined, life is a bitch, danger, woman in danger, deadly, isolation, extortion, survival ...
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 6.1
 33K
Man of Tai Chi (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Beijing, a young martial artist's skill places him in position to experience opportunities and sacrifices.
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, one on one, tai chi, ambition, rivalry, opponent, heroes, crimes, contests and competitions, once in a lifetime opportunity, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, hong kong, beijing china, tokyo
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 6.0
 29K
Pathology (2008)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Medical student Ted Grey graduates at the top of his class and quickly joins an elite pathology program, whose top students invite him into their circle. There he uncovers a gruesome secret: They play a game in which one tries to commit the perfect, ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, perfect crime, hospital, deadly, power relations, crime, doctors and patients, forensics, intern, danger, attempted murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: medical school
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King of Crime (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Marcus King, an old school gangster, a crime lord, has left behind old school crime. He has manoeuvred his business into the leafy lanes of the suburbs and now, in place of pimps and dealers, his team consists of the best graduate geeks that money ...
Plot: gay, internet, crime boss, crime, lgbt, bisexuality, female protagonist, breasts, poison, tied to a chair, torture, swimming pool ...
Place: spain
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 5.9
 193
The Slams (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Rival prison factions surround a Los Angeles convict (Jim Brown) who has $1.5 million stashed on the outside.
Plot: jail, heist, extortion, dismemberment, black american, money, blood, gore, mafia, organized crime, heroin, theft ...
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The Stars Will Tell, Inspector Palmu (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ms. Alli Pelkonen's terrier finds a body from Tähtitorninmäki, that's thought to be a wino at first. But Inspector Palmu knows a little better. And yes, it was a murder. Tähdet kertovat, Komisario Palmu (1962) is directed by Matti ...
Plot: police detective, hitler, murder investigation, police procedural, homicide detective, police interrogation, youth, father son relationship, choir, flashback, interrogation, horoscope ...
Time: 1960s
Place: finland, helsinki finland
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