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, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful and serious films and TV shows about / with extortion, crimes, murder, crime, revenge, death, blackmail, corruption, dishonesty and violence plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as extortion: Lost in Beijing (2007), T2 Trainspotting (2017), The Courier (2012), Gangster No. 1 (2000), The Bank Job (2008), The Square (2008), Extortion (2017), Bala Ko... Bahala Sa 'yo (2001), Attrition (2018), Raze (2013).

List of extortion movies

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: touching, realistic, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: rape, cuckolded husband, extortion, love triangle, family in crisis, family problems, pregnant from rape, extramarital affair, infertility, husband wife relationship, breast feeding, employer employee relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia, beijing china, east asia
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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: intense, stylized, captivating, exciting, thought provoking ...
Plot: drug addiction, blackmail, junkie, friendship, addiction, heroin, theft, extortion, revenge, redemption, betrayal, reunion ...
Time: 80s, year 1979, year 1974, 70s, 2010s
Place: scotland, scottish highlands, bulgaria, london, amsterdam ...
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 4.5
 5K
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: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Plot: hitman, race against time, danger, extortion, revenge, crimes, rivalry, track down, murder, betrayal, arms dealer, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, las vegas, new orleans, louisiana, st. louis missouri
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 6.7
 14K
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: rough, tense, suspenseful, bleak, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rise and fall, gang, gangsters, gang war, crimes, crime, extortion, leadership, psychopath, rivalry, criminal heroes, betrayal ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 80s, 70s, 90s ...
Place: london, europe, england
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 7.2
 178K
The Bank Job (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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, rough, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, political corruption, murder, blackmail, mafia, extortion, crime, crimes, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, proposal ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: london, england, europe, bahamas, caribbean ...
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 6.7
 6K
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: neo noir, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: revenge, murder, infidelity, tragedy, extortion, crimes, nothing goes right, life turned upside down, disorder, dishonesty, danger, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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 6.2
 8K
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.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, colourful
Plot: extortion, kidnapping, family vacation, ransom, danger, evil man, captivity, nothing goes right, police, ship, ocean, island ...
Place: caribbean, bahamas
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Bala Ko... Bahala Sa 'yo (2001)
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines
Story: Jeric Raval is Dias Del Fuego. An anti-organized crime cop who does the beat with a dark side of the law demeanor. The kind that loves to fight fire with fire and that which keeps the violent underworld under check. After being meted an indefinite ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating
Plot: police officer, extortion, syndicate, fighting crime, organized crime, tough cop, crimes, bandit, forensics, criminal, criminal gang, crime boss ...
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 4.2
 948
Attrition (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Thailand, Hong Kong, UK, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a Thai girl with mythical powers goes missing, Axe and his old team unite in attempts to bring her back.
Style: exciting, intense, captivating, tense
Plot: kidnapping, human trafficking, buddhist, extortion, kung fu, team, danger, chase, friendship, justice, partners, crimes ...
Place: asia
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 5.2
 6K
Raze (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fight to the death, woman in danger, against the odds, women fight, captivity, confined, deadly, life is a bitch, isolation, violence spree, survival, extortion ...
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El Presidente (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Chile, Argentina, USA
TV show
Story: The head of a small Chilean football club becomes a key player in the 2015 FIFA corruption scandal.
Style: captivating, humorous, disturbing
Plot: corruption, bribery, extortion, soccer, latin american history, football, conspiracy, corrupt businessman, corporate conspiracy, scandal, corrupt, criminal ...
Place: chile, argentina, switzerland
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Don't. Get. Out! (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Taking his kids to school with the car, Berlin real estate developer Karl gets a call from a blackmailer: If he doesn’t pay up, the car will blow up. A deadly race against time begins.
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: car bomb, blackmailer, extortion, police, bomb threat, explosives expert, family man, child in peril, husband wife conflict, father son relationship, crimes, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: berlin germany
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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 ...
Style: teen sex comedy, parody, porno movie, sex comedy
Plot: nerd, blackmail, extortion, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, seduction, garter, dirty talk, stockings, black stockings, college, nipples, strip club ...
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 8.3
 10K
Brigada (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: mafia, criminal heroes, crimes, russian mafia, crime boss, gang, organized crime, russian, mob boss, gangsters, murder, crime ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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The Perfect Dictatorship (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 143 min.
Story: TV MX, the most powerful Mexican Television Corporation, discloses a scandalous story involving Governor Carmelo Vargas in serious crimes and illicit business. Governor Vargas worried about his political future, decides to clean his image and ...
Style: cynical, humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: manipulation, media, political intrigue, media satire, political corruption, manipulations, journalism, state affairs, dishonesty, campaign, corrupt politician, blackmail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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 4.4
 4K
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, revenge, vigilantism, tough law enforcer, family relations, drug dealing, law enforcement, danger, crimes, corruption, extortion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, latin america, mexico, california
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 7.2
 223K
Chicago (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Musical
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.
Style: sexy, witty, stylized, cynical, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: femme fatale, prison, jazz, singer, desire for fame, showbiz, rivalry, satire, execution, court, rising to stardom, jail ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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 7.1
 7K
Bummer (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Corrupt cops, street gangs, "Bratki" in "Bummers" (BMWs) steal and "Merins" (Mercedeses), angry truck drivers, beautiful women and death are what four friends in a black Bummer who go on a mission from one region of ...
Style: road movie, tense, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, russian mafia, crimes, gangsters, murder, disorder, crime gone awry, corrupt law enforcer, dishonesty, intrigue, crime, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 90s
Place: russia
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 4.5
 5K
8MM 2 (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An American diplomat and his fiancée venture into the sordid underworld of sex and pornography in Budapest, Hungary to find out who is blackmailing them with a porno video taken of them with a prostitute.
Style: suspenseful, serious, erotic, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: lesbian cunnilingus, kidnapping, pornographic video, crimes, investigation, couples, couple relations, blackmail, bondage, prostitute, who done it, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: budapest, hungary, europe, budapest hungary
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 4.7
 3K
Bayou Caviar (2018)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Rodney is a former boxing champ who, after a deathbed visit to his trainer and mentor, is propelled into reclaiming victory for his now simple life as a nightclub bouncer. He partners with a no-nonsense, lesbian photographer and an aspiring starlet ...
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing
Plot: bandit, extortion, criminal's revenge, risk, crimes, financial problem, gang, lesbian, rich and poor, criminal, showdown, money problems ...
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 5.5
 19K
The Kitchen (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An Irish mob story set in 1970s Hell's Kitchen. After the mobsters are sentenced to jail, their wives take their place — and do as good of a job, if not better.
Style: cynical, captivating, tense, suspense, neo noir ...
Plot: organized crime, armed robbery, gangsters, gangster, extortion, shooting, courtroom, friendship, jeweler, mafia, irish mob, boss ...
Time: 70s, year 1979, year 1978
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
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 7.0
 25
Rasa (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Indonesia
Story: Following the kidnap of his ten year old daughter in Jakarta, Professor Anthony Collins is forced to recover an ancient artifact as a ransom for her life. His path is entangled with a young artist, called Rianti, whose premonitions of people before ...
Style: exciting, touching, psychological, captivating, suspense
Plot: murder, revenge, love, professor, chase, one against many, death, agent, violence, assassin, fight, extortion ...
Place: indonesia, asia
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The Price of Fame (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Switzerland, France, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A criminal duo learns of Charlie Chaplin's death and decides to steal his coffin to hold for a ransom.
Style: realistic, humorous, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Plot: cons and scams, heist, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, ransom, plan gone wrong, court, ex convict, lack of money, extortion, theft ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977
Place: switzerland
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The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away?
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, hostage, save the day, danger, race against time, hostages, confined, crime, mind game, crimes, law enforcement, tunnel ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
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Man About Town (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A top Hollywood talent agent finds his cushy existence threatened when he discovers that his wife is cheating on him and that his journal has been swiped by a reporter out to bring him down.
Style: witty, humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, chase, self discovery, journalism, dishonesty, husband wife relationship, reporter, expose, adultery, pursuit, diary, extortion ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
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Drop Dead Sexy (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When their money scam runs aground, a group of would-be thieves turn to kidnapping in an attempt to blackmail their target.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corpse, kidnapping, stripper, down on your luck, disorder, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, partners, criminal heroes, buddies, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa, latin america, mexico
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 369
Borrowed Time (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of two totally contrasting figures who come together in the most hostile of circumstances, only to form an unlikely bond that will help them both find a way out of their respective troubles. It is a bittersweet comedy about growing up and ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous, offbeat
Plot: youth, self discovery, misfit, juvenile delinquency, hopes, crimes, adolescence vs adulthood, bittersweet, friendship, criminal, gang, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 209K
Pain & Gain (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Daniel Lugo, manager of the Sun Gym in 1990s Miami, decides that there is only one way to achieve his version of the American dream: extortion. To achieve his goal, he recruits musclemen Paul and Adrian as accomplices. After several failed attempts, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, disturbing, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american dream, athlete's life, friends, crime, crimes, group of criminals, ambition, partners, buddies, stupidity, dark humor, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994, 1990s, year 1995 ...
Place: miami, florida, usa, bahamas, mexico ...
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 9K
Going Postal (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 185 min.
TV show
Story: Moist von Lipwig is a con-man with a particular talent-- he is utterly unremarkable. When his execution is stayed in Terry Pratchett's remarkable Discworld, he must work off his debt to society as the land's head Postman. Things are not ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, colourful, atmospheric ...
Plot: imaginary kingdom, postman, letter, vengeance, intrigue, love and romance, rivalry, dishonesty, workplace, execution, disorder, workplace situations ...
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 6.0
 2K
Knock Out (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A businessman in a phone-booth is held hostage by a sniper.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: criminal heroes, journalism, deadly, vigilantism, crimes, dishonesty, hostage, bomb, infidelity, murder, telephone call, extortion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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