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 realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense and interesting films and TV shows about / with extortion, violence, murder, crimes, brutality, revenge, storytelling, dialogue, mentor and crime plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as extortion: Brigada (2002), Lost in Beijing (2007), The Salvation (2014), T2: Trainspotting (2017), Cash on Demand (1961), Blackmail Boys (2010), Black Mass (2015), The Courier (2012), Prime Cut (1972), China Strike Force (2000).

List of extortion movies

 8.4
 8K
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: gang, criminal heroes, mafia, buddies, crimes, russian, crime, gangsters, organized crime, murder, characters in danger, political corruption ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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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: serious, realistic, tense, touching, captivating
Plot: rape, extortion, infidelity, couples, pregnancy, couple relations, extramarital affair, illegal prostitution, social differences, urban, family in crisis, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, asia, beijing china
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 6.7
 31K
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, stylized, realistic, tense ...
Plot: vengeance, gang, criminal's revenge, revenge, violence, oil, murder, small town, extortion, gang leader, war veteran, mute ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, australia
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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: drug addiction, revenge, addiction, friendship, heroin, violence, prison, apartment, theft, prison escape, fight, blackmail ...
Time: 2010s
Place: scotland, bulgaria, scottish highlands, edinburgh scotland
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 7.5
 792
Cash on Demand (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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: extortion, stress, burglar alarm, cashier, handcuffs, bank, christmas, career criminal, cash, threat, false accusation, christmas party ...
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 4.4
 135
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: extortion, blackmail, drugs, pubic hair, camera, kiss, masturbation, male nudity, prostitute, underwear, sex, art student ...
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: stylized, epic, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corruption, crime, gangsters, police corruption, organized crime, violence, brutality, fbi, murder, illness, informant, senator ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1981, year 2011, year 1975 ...
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, surprise ending ...
Plot: extortion, arrest, delivery, briefcase, revenge, betrayal, race against time, hitman, danger, track down, crimes, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: murder, chase, collector, drug dealing, violence, corruption, revenge, crime, small community, cornfield, white slavery, farm ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: kansas, usa
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, murder, extortion, police investigation, martial arts, crime, gang, gangsters, master criminal, partners against crime, secret agents, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, china, hong kong, usa, new york
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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, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rise and fall, violence, revenge, casino, gang, sociopath, extortion, pub, machete, stabbed to death, crime, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe
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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: exciting, sexy, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: satellite, smuggling, espionage, master villain, murder, spy, chase, secret agent, secret organization, extortion, plastic surgery, dirt bike ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: las vegas, amsterdam, nevada, cairo egypt, europe ...
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 6.9
 43K
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, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: murder, ransom, kidnapping, car chase, uncover truth, desert, danger, chase, car breakdown, vacation, deception, bank ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, arizona, massachusetts, usa
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 7.3
 163K
The Bank Job (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, 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, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, political corruption, bank robbery, police corruption, robbery, walkie talkie, car dealer, infidelity, railway station, jackhammer, subway, strip club ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: england, london, bahamas, europe, caribbean ...
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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: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, tense
Plot: police, violence, extortion, suicidal, hit and run, private detective, mystery, missing person, transvestism, crimes, crime, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
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 6.8
 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: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic, tense ...
Plot: neo noir, arson, suspicion, extortion, tragedy, money, extramarital affair, fire, violence, murder, revenge, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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 4.8
 242
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: kung fu, extortion, jungle, buddhist, crime lord, human trafficking, kidnapping, war
Place: asia
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 6.2
 5K
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, family vacation, extortion, 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: sexual, semi serious, clever, surreal, humorous
Plot: strong sexual content, devil, hell, adultery, marriage, gay, burned alive, clergy, sexual relations, vignette, affair, extortion ...
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, survival, violence spree, extortion, isolation, woman in danger, confined, deadly, captivity, against the odds, danger, life is a bitch ...
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 6.1
 32K
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, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, tai chi, one on one, contests and competitions, extortion, heroes, ambition, crimes, rivalry, once in a lifetime opportunity, mortal combat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, murder, psychopath, hospital, infidelity, attempted murder, crime, sexual relations, game, extortion, drug use, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: medical school
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 5.2
 60
Little Girls (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Four young teenage girls are betrayed by a supposed "friend" and sold to a perverted nightclub owner who ties them up, whips them and then forces them into prostitution.
Plot: prostitution, nightclub, teenager, bondage, attempted rape, extortion, blackmail, white slavery, older man younger woman relationship, suicide, cemetery, bouncer ...
Place: paris france
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Celebrity Sex Tape (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of college nerds secretly record a washed up celebrity having sex and post the tape on the internet. When the publicity revives the actress's career, every B-list celebrity, reality show reject, and celebutante in Hollywood want to star ...
Plot: virginity, college, female full frontal nudity, drugs, masturbation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, pimp, paintball, nerd, asian stereotype, geek, sex scene ...
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Flowers of Evil (2013)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Story: Takao worships the class beauty, Nanako, from afar. When he is alone in the classroom one day after school, he notices her bag of gym clothes on the floor. He can't resist picking it up. He plans to return it, but the next day, all the girls ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, psychological
Plot: psychopath, school, teenage love, psycho, evil, psychological thriller, rotoscoping, psychotic, psychology, love and romance, romance, youth ...
Place: japan
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 7.0
 133K
Legend (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Suave, charming and volatile, Reggie Kray and his unstable twin brother Ronnie start to leave their mark on the London underworld in the 1960s. Using violence to get what they want, the siblings orchestrate robberies and murders while running ...
Style: rough, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, gang, twins, rise and fall, violence, organized crime, brother brother relationship, mental illness, violent, crimes, anti-hero ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s, year 1957
Place: london, england, scotland yard, east end london
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 7.9
 379K
Nightcrawler (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 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, realistic, disturbing, suspense, intense ...
Plot: journalism, neo noir, sociopath, ambition, obsession, anti-hero, losing-it hero, cynicism, journalist, deception, character study, morality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, venice beach california
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The Opposite of Sex (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A 16-year-old girl visits her gay half-brother and ends up seducing his boyfriend, thus wreaking havoc on all of their lives.
Style: clever, dark humor, witty, biting, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay, pregnancy, death, teacher, chase, stock broker, repression, aids, gay slur, coming of age, suburbs, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: louisiana, cross country, canada, indiana, california
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 7.2
 279K
The Equalizer (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ...
Style: serious, suspense, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, fighting crime, lone wolves, vigilante, righting the wronged, corruption, tough heroes, lone hero, vigilantism, heroes, organized crime, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, moscow russia, russia
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The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, France, Czech Republic
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Der Baader Meinhof Komplex depicts the political turmoil in the period from 1967 to the bloody "Deutschen Herbst" in 1977. The movie approaches the events based on Stefan Aust's standard work on Die Rote Armee Fraktion (RAF). The ...
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: idealism, political unrest, politics, terrorism, anti war, rebellion, revolution, police brutality, bomb, suicide, protest, robbery ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1976, year 1977 ...
Place: germany, europe, west germany, west berlin west germany, indonesia ...
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