Blackmail movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant blackmail movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspense, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense and serious films and TV shows about / with blackmail, mentor, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), storytelling, dialogue, violence, runaway, crimes and police investigation plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as blackmail: The Boy Next Door (2015), Derailed (2005), Notes on a Scandal (2006), Pretty Little Liars (2010), A Simple Favor (2018), Wild Things (1998), The Invisible Guest (2016), Suits (2011), Desperate Housewives (2004), Ray Donovan (2013).

List of blackmail movies

The Boy Next Door (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A recently cheated on married woman falls for a younger man who has moved in next door, but their torrid affair soon takes a dangerous turn.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, sexy, serious ...
Plot: obsession, older woman younger man relationship, woman in danger, fatal attraction, dangerous attraction, stalking, blackmail, seduction, obsessive love, older woman younger man sex, psychopath, stalker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 6.6
 73K
Derailed (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, they are forced to turn the tables on him to save their families.
Style: suspenseful, rough, surprise ending, serious, tense ...
Plot: blackmail, dangerous attraction, deception, infidelity, crimes, couples, family in danger, disorder, adultery, rape, dishonesty, extramarital affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Notes on a Scandal (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A veteran high school teacher befriends a younger art teacher, who is having an affair with one of her 15-year-old students. However, her intentions with this new "friend" also go well beyond platonic friendship.
Style: sexual, psychological, sexy, tense, serious ...
Plot: adultery, obsession, blackmail, older woman teenage boy relationship, teacher, forbidden love, teachers and students, older woman younger man sex, older woman younger man relationship, age difference, extramarital affair, lust ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england
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Pretty Little Liars (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the Pretty Little Liars series of young adult novels by Sara Shepard, the series follows the lives of four girls — Spencer, Hanna, Aria, and Emily — whose clique falls apart after the disappearance of their queen bee, Alison. One year ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic, neo noir
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, teen drama
Plot: high school, friends, blackmail, friendship, threat, youth, best friends, gossip and rumors, high school life, mysterious character, teenage life, popularity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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 6.8
 145K
A Simple Favor (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Mommy vlogger Stephanie joins her best friend Emily's husband, Sean, to investigate her sudden disappearance from their small town.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, enigmatic, tense ...
Plot: deception, secret, missing person, female friendship, blackmail, ruse, murder investigation, small town, murder, mother, investigation, single mother ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, london, michigan, connecticut
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 6.6
 119K
Wild Things (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When teen-socialite Kelly Van Ryan and troubled bad girl Suzie Toller accuse guidance counselor Sam Lombardo of rape, he's suspended by the school, rejected by the town, and fighting to get his life back. One cop suspects conspiracy, but ...
Style: tense, erotic, surprise ending, psychological, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: femme fatale, seduction, blackmail, dangerous attraction, rape, nudity (full frontal - brief), fatal attraction, teachers and students, desire, mind game, incestuous relationship, sexual attraction ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, everglades, miami, miami beach
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The Invisible Guest (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: "The Invisible Guest” turns on a young businessman who wakes up in a hotel room locked from the inside with the dead body of his lover next to him. He hires a prestigious lawyer, and over one night they work together to clarify what happened ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, psychological, psychotronic, tricky ...
Plot: uncover truth, interrogation, death, lie, false accusation, evidence, murder suspect, suspect, businessman, moral dilemma, lawyer, blackmail ...
Place: barcelona, spain
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 8.5
 395K
Suits (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: While running from a drug deal gone bad, Mike Ross, a brilliant young college-dropout, slips into a job interview with one of New York City's best legal closers, Harvey Specter. Tired of cookie-cutter law school grads, Harvey takes a gamble by ...
Style: witty, captivating, talky, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, family outing
Plot: lawyer, hotshot lawyer, law firm, success, mentor, mastermind, prodigy, ambition, workplace situations, ambitious, corporate world, rivals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Desperate Housewives (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Desperate Housewives is an American television comedy-drama-mystery series created by Marc Cherry and produced by ABC Studios and Cherry Productions. It aired Sundays at 9 P.M. Eastern/8 P.M. Central, on ABC from October 3, 2004, until May 13, 2012. ...
Style: witty, twists and turns, sexy, stylized, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, suburban life, infidelity, family life, female friendship, family relations, neighbor, social relations, couple relations, lifestyle, friends, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa
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 8.3
 85K
Ray Donovan (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the sprawling mecca of the rich and famous, Ray Donovan does the dirty work for LA's top power players, and makes their problems disappear. His father's unexpected release from prison sets off a chain of events that shakes the ...
Style: captivating, clever, serious, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: power relations, hollywood, family relations, crimes, identity crisis, intrigue, family secret, family problems, blackmail, teamwork, businessman, relatives ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 6.6
 32K
Shattered (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A sociopathic kidnapper methodically pushes a desperate pair of parents to their absolute breaking point.
Style: surprise ending, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Plot: kidnapping, blackmail, cheating wife, infidelity, mind game, crimes, moral dilemma, justice, revenge, nothing to lose, police investigation, daughter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, san francisco
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 6.4
 68K
Dead Man Down (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In New York City, a crime lord's right-hand man is seduced by a woman seeking retribution.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, blackmail, gangsters, mob boss, crimes, criminal's revenge, deception, mysterious woman, enemy, right hand man, crime boss, loss of daughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
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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, thought provoking, exciting ...
Plot: drug addiction, blackmail, junkie, friendship, addiction, heroin, theft, extortion, revenge, redemption, betrayal, violence ...
Time: 70s, year 1979, year 1974, 80s, 2010s
Place: scotland, edinburgh scotland, bulgaria, scottish highlands, china ...
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All the King's Men (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of an idealist's rise to power in the world of Louisiana politics and the corruption that leads to his ultimate downfall. Based on the1946 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel written by Robert Penn Warren.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, emotional, intense ...
Plot: manipulation, politics, blackmail, mistress, fighting the system, political corruption, ambition, journalist, scandal, governor, state affairs, rise to the top ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 50s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans, southern usa, new jersey
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 7.5
 60K
The Player (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?
Style: talky, suspense, clever, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: hollywood, murder, blackmail, filmmaking, police investigation, false accusation, protagonist as suspect, satire, artists and showbiz, plan gone awry, movie business, death threat ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, pasadena california, los angeles
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The Lives of Others (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A tragic love story set in East Berlin with the backdrop of an undercover Stasi controlled culture. Stasi captain Wieler is ordered to follow author Dreyman and plunges deeper and deeper into his life until he reaches the threshold of doubting the ...
Style: gloomy, sexual, tense, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: surveillance, cold war, stasi, spy, iron curtain, interrogation, communism, blackmail, german, espionage, politics, moral dilemma ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, year 1984
Place: germany, east germany, berlin germany, europe, german democratic republic ...
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 7.2
 42K
Sleep Tight (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Apartment concierge Cesar is a miserable person who believes he was born without the ability to be happy. As a result, he decides his mission is to make life hell for everyone around him. A majority of the tenants are easy to agitate, but Clara ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, home invasion, domestic disturbance, apartment building, maniac, woman in danger, blackmail, sleeping, caretaker, double life, concierge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona, spain, europe
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 7.3
 86K
The Guard (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two policemen must join forces to take on an international drug- smuggling gang - one, an unorthodox Irish policeman and the other, a straitlaced FBI agent. Sergeant Gerry Boyle is an eccentric small-town cop with a confrontational and crass ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, philosophical, enigmatic ...
Plot: drug dealing, blackmail, police investigation, small town, fbi, crimes, smuggling, law enforcement, disorder, bribery, partners against crime, police corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: ireland, europe, boston
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 6.5
 45K
Time Lapse (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three friends discover a mysterious machine that takes pictures 24 hours into the future and conspire to use it for personal gain, until disturbing and dangerous images begin to develop.
Style: twist ending, psychological, cerebral, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: time machine, time travel, time paradox, parallel universe, blackmail, paranoia, gambling, death threat, money falling through the air, greed, threat, party ...
Time: future
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Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Upon learning that he has to come out of retirement to steal 50 cars in one night to save his brother Kip's life, former car thief Randall "Memphis" Raines enlists help from a few "boost happy" pals to accomplish a seemingly ...
Style: intense, exciting, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: heist, car chase, car thief, car, chase, master criminal, race against time, thief, blackmail, organized crime, theft, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 6.8
 132K
The Firm (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Mitch McDeere is a young man with a promising future in Law. About to sit his Bar exam, he is approached by 'The Firm' and made an offer he doesn't refuse. Seduced by the money and gifts showered on him, he is totally oblivious to the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: law firm, moral dilemma, blackmail, mafia, surveillance, lawyer, crimes, fighting the system, murder, seduction, ambition, fbi ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, memphis, tennessee, boston, louisiana ...
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Manhattan Night (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Porter Wren is a Manhattan tabloid writer with an appetite for scandal. On the beat he sells murder, tragedy, and anything that passes for the truth. At home, he is a dedicated husband and father. But when Caroline, a seductive stranger asks him to ...
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: blackmail, investigation, temptation, newspaper man, journalist, secret, husband wife relationship, incest, death, affair, crimes, love affair ...
Time: 21st century
Place: manhattan new york city, usa, new york
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 6.3
 36K
13 Sins (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A bright but meek salesman, drowning in debt as he's about to get married, receives a mysterious phone call informing him that he's on a hidden camera game show where he must execute 13 tasks to receive a multi-million dollar cash prize.
Style: psychological, twist ending, serious, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manipulation, mysterious character, game, greed, on the run, graphic violence, mind game, psychology, blackmail, money, serial killer, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
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 5.8
 58K
Firewall (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: State-of-the-art security system creator, Jack Stanfield has cemented his reputation as a man who's thought of everything. But when a criminal finds a way into Jack's personal life, everything Jack holds dear is suddenly at stake.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, kidnapping, rescue, blackmail, bank, robbery, crimes, family in danger, graphic violence, race against time, hacker, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
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The Devil You Know (2013)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Kathryn Vale (Lena Olin) is a reclusive ex-movie star with a dark secret and a daughter hoping to follow in her mother's movie-star footsteps. When Kathryn attempts to make a career comeback, she is threatened by an anonymous blackmailer. The ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: blackmail, family relations, haunted by the past, ambition, mystery, parents and children, rivalry, actor's life, desire for fame, power relations, follow your dream, mysterious character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Flower & Snake: Zero (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Misaki Amemiya is an assistant inspector for the Metropolitan Police Department's Community Safety Bureau who becomes ensnared in a trap while investigating a mysterious illegal video website called "Babylon". Soon, she's bound ...
Style: erotic, sadistic, suspense, disturbing
Plot: sexual torture, bdsm, mother son incest, bondage, orgasm, exhibitionist, blackmail, erotica, debauchery, rape, abduction, police raid ...
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 49K
Hard Eight (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A stranger mentors a young Reno gambler who weds a hooker and befriends a vulgar casino regular.
Style: neo noir, clever, gloomy, tense, serious ...
Plot: gambling, blackmail, casino, ransom, prostitute, crimes, christmas, betrayal, low lives, loser, holiday, cover up ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa, atlantic city new jersey, california
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Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Terrence McDonagh, a New Orleans Police sergeant, who starts out as a good cop, receiving a medal and a promotion to lieutenant for heroism during Hurricane Katrina. During his heroic act, McDonagh injures his back and later becomes addicted to ...
Style: stylized, surreal, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, police corruption, corruption, drug abuse, hallucination, blackmail, organized crime, police brutality, crimes, murder investigation, redemption, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa, texas
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 7.1
 14K
Handsome Devil (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Ireland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A music-mad 16-year-old outcast at a rugby-mad boarding school forms an unlikely friendship with his dashing new roommate.
Style: touching, disturbing, captivating, thought provoking, gay cinema
Plot: gay teenager, gay, friendship between men, homosexuality, gay slur, gay crush, school, team, outcast, friendship, rivalry, humiliation ...
Place: ireland
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High Heels and Low Lifes (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A nurse eavesdrops with a friend on a cell phone conversation that describes a bank heist. She and the friend then conspire to blackmail the robbers for $2 million.
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, funny, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: blackmail, crimes, disorder, friends, mind game, heist, partners, rivalry, cons and scams, farce, bank robbery, nurse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, los angeles
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