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, twists and turns, suspense, suspenseful, serious and tense films and TV shows about / with blackmail, murder, mentor, crimes, dialogue, storytelling, twists & turns, corruption, runaway and dishonesty plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, Spain and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as blackmail: The Boy Next Door (2015), Pretty Little Liars (2010), Derailed (2005), Notes on a Scandal (2006), A Simple Favor (2018), Wild Things (1998), Firewall (2006), Suits (2011), Loft (2008), The Invisible Guest (2016).

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, dangerous attraction, stalking, older woman younger man relationship, woman in danger, fatal attraction, seduction, blackmail, erotic thriller, stalker, neighbor, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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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: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama, family outing
Plot: high school, friendship, friends, blackmail, threat, youth, best friends, high school life, gossip and rumors, popularity, disappearance, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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 6.6
 71K
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, infidelity, extramarital affair, crimes, rape, disorder, danger, couples, family in danger, dishonesty, crime gone awry ...
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, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: obsession, teacher, adultery, teachers and students, blackmail, older woman younger man relationship, forbidden love, age difference, extramarital affair, older woman younger man sex, dangerous attraction, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england
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 6.8
 130K
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, enigmatic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: secret, deception, missing person, blackmail, female friendship, ruse, murder investigation, small town, murder, mother, investigation, single mother ...
Time: 2010s
Place: london, new york, michigan, connecticut
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 6.5
 109K
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: erotic, tense, surprise ending, psychological, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: seduction, femme fatale, blackmail, dangerous attraction, nudity (full frontal - brief), rape, strong sexual content, teachers and students, desire, mind game, fatal attraction, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: florida, usa, everglades, miami, miami beach
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 5.8
 56K
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: blackmail, kidnapping, crime, hostage, rescue, bank, family in danger, robbery, crimes, graphic violence, hostages, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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 8.5
 364K
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: date night, boys' night, family outing
Plot: lawyer, hotshot lawyer, law firm, mentor, prodigy, ambitious, success, mastermind, deal, workplace situations, ambition, rivals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 7.3
 22K
Loft (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Five close friends, all of them married, share a loft to meet their mistresses. One day they find the body of a young woman in the loft. Since there are only five keys to the loft, the five men begin to suspect each other of murder.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, cynical, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, mistress, uncover truth, investigation, blackmail, manipulations, surveillance, architect, friendship, murder, multiple suspects ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
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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, false accusation, female lawyer, suspect, lawyer, murder suspect, moral dilemma, marriage, infidelity, businessman ...
Place: spain, barcelona, barcelona spain
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 8.3
 77K
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: serious, clever, tense, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: power relations, crimes, hollywood, identity crisis, family relations, intrigue, family secret, family problems, blackmail, teamwork, fbi, businessman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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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, emotional, realistic, intense ...
Plot: politics, manipulation, blackmail, mistress, political corruption, ambition, journalist, fighting the system, scandal, governor, rise to the top, state affairs ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 50s, 1950s
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa, new orleans, new jersey
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 7.5
 55K
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, film within a film ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, pasadena california, los angeles
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Burn After Reading (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a disc containing memoirs of a former CIA analyst falls into the hands of Linda Litzke and Chad Feldheimer, the two gym employees see a chance to make enough money for her to have life-changing cosmetic surgery. Predictably, events whirl out of ...
Style: humorous, cynical, twists and turns, funny, tragicomedy ...
Plot: paranoia, blackmail, espionage, stupidity, divorce, disorder, escapades, autobiography, satire, crime, human nature, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, virginia, washington d.c., seattle washington, seattle
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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: tense, gloomy, sincere, bleak, compassionate ...
Plot: surveillance, cold war, interrogation, espionage, blackmail, german, communism, spy, iron curtain, politics, voyeurism, stasi ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1984
Place: germany, east germany, berlin germany, german democratic republic, europe ...
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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, dark humor, cynical, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, suburban life, neighbor, female friendship, infidelity, couple relations, family life, social relations, family relations, friendship, lifestyle, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
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 7.2
 39K
Sleep Tight (2011)
Genre: Drama, 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: tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: stalking, domestic disturbance, obsession, apartment building, home invasion, blackmail, concierge, caretaker, downfall, unlikely criminals, danger, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: barcelona, spain, europe, barcelona spain
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 7.3
 81K
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: humorous, talky, semi serious, philosophical, enigmatic ...
Plot: drug dealing, blackmail, police investigation, small town, fbi, drug smuggling, crime, crimes, smuggling, law enforcement, partners against crime, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: ireland, europe, boston
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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: exciting, intense, stylized, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car chase, heist, car thief, master criminal, race against time, thief, danger, chase, car, blackmail, organized crime, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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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: twists and turns, tense, suspense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: neo noir, blackmail, investigation, neo-noir, temptation, newspaper man, affair, death, journalist, secret, husband wife relationship, camera ...
Time: 21st century
Place: manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, usa, new york
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Flower and 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, mother son incest, bdsm, bondage, blackmail, erotica, orgasm, debauchery, exhibitionist, abduction, police raid, stripper ...
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 7.2
 43K
Hard Eight (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A stranger mentors a young Reno gambler who weds a hooker and befriends a vulgar casino regular.
Style: clever, gloomy, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gambling, blackmail, casino, neo noir, ransom, prostitute, crimes, crime, christmas, betrayal, graphic violence, dishonesty ...
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, hallucination, blackmail, drug abuse, organized crime, police brutality, crimes, crime, murder investigation, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa, texas
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High Heels and Low Lifes (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, 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, crime, crimes, mind game, friends, disorder, heist, cons and scams, partners, rivalry, farce, bank robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, los angeles
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 7.7
 331K
Man on Fire (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Mexico, Switzerland
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Jaded ex-CIA operative John Creasy reluctantly accepts a job as the bodyguard for a 10-year-old girl in Mexico City. They clash at first, but eventually bond, and when she's kidnapped he's consumed by fury and will stop at nothing to save ...
Style: tense, rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, kidnapping, vengeance, vigilantism, mercenary, vigilante, cia, bodyguard, justice, daring rescue, revenge, warrior ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
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 8.0
 27K
Lilyhammer (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Norway, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Frank Tagliano (Steven Van Zandt), is a former member of the New York mob. After testifying in a trial in the United States, Tagliano is relocated to Lillehammer in Norway through the FBI's witness protection program. Frank Tagliano was ...
Style: dark humor, witty, talky, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, culture clash, business venture, starting over, crimes, blackmail, lifestyle change, fish out of water, gangsters, criminal heroes, snitch, shooting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
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 7.2
 19K
Tape (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A three-character ensemble piece set within the confines of a tawdry motor lodge in Lansing, Michigan. After 10 years apart, three disparate people come together to play out the unresolved drama of their final days in high school. Intrigued, we ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, sincere, psychological, talky ...
Plot: obsession, friends, reunion, blackmail, confession, criminal, secret, jealousy, apology, rape, haunted by the past, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: michigan, oakland california
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 6.4
 222K
Just Go with It (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A plastic surgeon, romancing a much younger schoolteacher, enlists his loyal assistant to pretend to be his soon to be ex-wife, in order to cover up a careless lie. When more lies backfire, the assistant's kids become involved, and everyone ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, ridiculous, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, family outing, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: love and romance, romance, couple relations, pretense, fall in love, single mother, plastic surgery, deception, marriage, blackmail, plan gone awry, office romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, year 1992, year 1988 ...
Place: hawaii, usa, los angeles
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 6.5
 64K
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, criminal's revenge, gangsters, mob boss, blackmail, crime lord, crime, crimes, mysterious woman, danger, enemy, right hand man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.7
 242K
Office Space (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three office workers strike back at their evil employers by hatching a hapless attempt to embezzle money.
Style: dark humor, humorous, witty, cult film, satirical ...
Plot: office, workplace, corporate world, suburbs, computer cracker, dull life, unlikely criminals, obnoxious boss, rebelliousness, blackmail, embezzlement, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, dallas texas
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