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The list contains the best, new and most relevant blackmail movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense and clever films and TV shows about / with blackmail, dishonesty, betrayal, murder, twists & turns, dialogue, mentor, storytelling, death and greed plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as blackmail: Derailed (2005), Wild Things (1998), Just Go with It (2011), Pretty Little Liars (2010), Desperate Housewives (2004), Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000), Street Racer (2008), Shadowboxing (2005), School (2010), Striptease (1996).
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Fargo
Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA
53 min.
 9.0
Suits
Comedy, Drama
USA
44 min.
 8.6
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Easter
Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
USA
200 min.
Red Sparrow
Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
140 min.
 6.6

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 6.6
 67K
Derailed
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: tense, suspense, twist ending, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: blackmail, deception, crime, revenge, rape, adultery, dangerous attraction, murder, cheating, secrets, manipulation, beating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 6.5
 98K
Wild Things
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: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: conspiracy, femme fatale, crime, manipulations, dangerous attraction, revenge, plot twist, seduction, blackmail, police investigation, mystery, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, usa
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 6.4
 193K
Just Go with It
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: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, family outing
Plot: impersonating, romance, marriage, love story, kids and family, pretense, lifestyle change, dishonesty, resort, hidden identity, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa
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Pretty Little Liars
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, teen drama
Plot: high school, best friends, friendship, haunted by the past, secret, threat, mystery, youth, bullying, blackmail, gossip and rumors, disappearance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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Desperate Housewives
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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: twists and turns, cynical, dark humor, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, secret, family relations, female friendship, crumbling marriage, neighbor, couple relations, suburban life, social relations, infidelity, investigation, blackmail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
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Gone in Sixty Seconds
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, suspense, entertaining, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, crime, criminal heroes, race against time, master criminal, car thief, cars, organized crime, gangsters, danger, betrayal, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 2.9
 770
Street Racer
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Stepan and Doker are street racers. They love cars and speed. But there is a difference between them which brings them to face each other in a deadly race.
Style: entertaining, tense, captivating, exciting
Plot: automobile racing, love and romance, smuggling, love triangle, betrayal, friendship, rivalry, blackmail, drugs, chase, overalls
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 6.0
 2K
Shadowboxing
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Artem Kolchin was one of many, but he wanted glory. And he has chosen the way: he became the boxer. Now Artem the applicant for a champion title, fighter, known worldwide as Great White Hope. But the main fight in his life has not gone how he ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: athlete's life, love affair, boxing, contests and competitions, ambition, blindness, escape, chase, rivalry, blackmail, betrayal, love and romance
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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 6.3
 571
School
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 26 min.
Style: depressing, atmospheric, brutal, gothic
Plot: school, underage smoking, teenager, teenage life, friendship, troubled youth, puberty, teenage sex, beating, controversy, family relations, social misfits ...
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 4.4
 38K
Striptease
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bounced from her job, Erin Grant needs money if she's to have any chance of winning back custody of her child. But, eventually, she must confront the naked truth: to take on the system, she'll have to take it all off. Erin strips to ...
Style: sexy, erotic, touching, intense, sexual ...
Plot: dancing, nudity (full frontal - brief), custody, dishonesty, strip club, family problems, single parent, dancer's life, blackmail, manipulations, life is a bitch, farce ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, usa, las vegas
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 8.6
 304K
Suits
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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: captivating, witty, talky, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, date night
Plot: lawyer, boss and employee, legal, impostor, hotshot lawyer, rivalry, success, judiciary, mastermind, prodigy, workplace romance, deal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 9.0
 245K
Fargo
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: A close-knit anthology series dealing with stories involving malice, violence and murder based in and around Minnesota.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, based on true events, dark humor, suspenseful ...
Plot: small town, multiple storylines, police investigation, crime, crimes, sheriff, gory, female police officer, twists & turns, cons and scams, shooting, escapades ...
Time: year 1979, contemporary, 21st century, year 2006
Place: minnesota, usa, north dakota
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The Lives of Others
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
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, bleak, realistic, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: voyeurism, surveillance, communism, cold war, corruption, german, politics, paranoia, morality, redemption, suicide, blackmail ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, year 1984, 1990s
Place: germany, east germany, europe, german democratic republic, soviet union ...
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Notes on a Scandal
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, realistic, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: obsession, loneliness, teacher, high school, friendship, adultery, art, lesbian, manipulation, betrayal, infidelity, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
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Burn After Reading
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: dark humor, clever, cynical, not serious, humorous ...
Plot: farce, espionage, paranoia, stupidity, divorce, infidelity, violence, adultery, surveillance, betrayal, blackmail, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia, seattle washington
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 7.2
 244K
Insomnia
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: murder, crime, police investigation, guilt, mystery, small town, police corruption, neo-noir, investigation, police, chase, storytelling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, los angeles, usa
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 7.3
 73K
The Guard
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, dark humor, humorous, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: small town, police investigation, crime, irish, police corruption, police, murder, reluctant partners, verbal byplay, drugs/alcohol, blackmail, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe, boston
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 7.2
 31K
Sleep Tight
Genre: 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, serious, tense, realistic, scary ...
Plot: stalking, domestic disturbance, blackmail, obsession, unfulfillment, unlikely criminals, downfall, chloroform, concierge, caretaker, apartment building, voyeurism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain, barcelona, barcelona spain
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 7.6
 47K
The Player
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, 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: clever, cynical, witty, talky, biting ...
Plot: hollywood, police investigation, murder, obsession, movie business, paranoia, blackmail, investigation, writers, twists & turns, greed, paranoid ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pasadena california
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 7.3
 33K
Hard Eight
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, serious, gloomy, enigmatic, talky ...
Plot: gambling, casino, betrayal, crime, redemption, violence, murder, neo noir, drinking, hotel, neo-noir, blackmail ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, usa, california, las vegas, atlantic city new jersey
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All the King's Men
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: emotional, serious, captivating, realistic, biting ...
Plot: politics, political corruption, corruption, manipulation, betrayal, mentor, mistress, blackmail, redemption, political, assassination, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 1950s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans, new jersey
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 6.8
 28K
Big Nothing
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A frustrated, unemployed teacher joins forces with a scammer and his girlfriend in a blackmailing scheme.
Style: dark humor, twists and turns, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: crime, betrayal, unemployment, cons and scams, twists & turns, priest, blackmail, death, pornography, crimes, serial killer, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, wyoming
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 5.8
 53K
Firewall
Genre: 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, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, technology, hacking, surveillance, hostage, heist, hostages, car chase, dog, family in danger, blackmail, bank robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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The Killing of a Sacred Deer
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Dr. Steven Murphy is a renowned cardiovascular surgeon who presides over a spotless household with his wife and two children. Lurking at the margins of his idyllic suburban existence is Martin, a fatherless teen who insinuates himself into the ...
Style: tragic ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: dysfunctional family, surgeon, recovering alcoholic, blackmail, revenge, paralysis, hospital, cruelty, hostage, brutality, cafe, wife husband relationship ...
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The Private Lesson
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Alessandro has a thing or two to learn. Carroll Baker, in her role, is the perfect teacher.
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: sex, blackmail, erotica, female nudity, pubic hair, older woman younger man sex, teacher student sex, blow job, first sexual experience, nipples visible through clothing, teen sex comedy, sex talk ...
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 7.8
 4K
Victim
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A prominent lawyer goes after a blackmailer who threatens gay men with exposure in a time when homosexual acts were still being illegal. But he's queer himself.
Style: sincere, serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, crime, realism, gays and lesbians, investigation, blackmail, courtroom drama, murder, fighting the system, lawyer, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
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Private Lessons
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Phillip Filmore is a naive, 15-year-old, preoccupied with sex, who develops a crush on Nicole Mallow, the new 30-something, French housekeeper and sitter to look after him when Phillip's father is out of town for the summer on a ...
Style: sexual, sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: sex, coming of age, teenager, femme fatale, pornography, high school, master and servant, nudity (topless - notable), romance, suburbs, nanny, adolescence ...
Time: 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa
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A Perfect Murder
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Millionaire industrialist Steven Taylor is a man who has everything but what he craves most: the love and fidelity of his wife. A hugely successful player in the New York financial world, he considers her to be his most treasured acquisition. But ...
Style: suspenseful, sexy, clever, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, crime, betrayal, artist, greed, revenge, adultery, chase, investigation, marriage, private detective ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.2
 2K
Jo
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Selling author, Antoine Brisebard is a victim of a blackmailer, Jo, which threatens to jeopardize his reputation by revealing the past of his wife Sylvia. While the latter must pass the same night to take possession of the money required, Brisebard ...
Style: remake of american film
Plot: hidden corpse, blackmail, firearm, police, hide and seek, crime investigation, chaos, corpse, cement, gangster, case, terrace ...
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 6.7
 32K
Apt Pupil
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Neighborhood boy Todd Bowden discovers that an old man living on his block named Arthur Denker is nazi war criminal. Bowden confronts Denker and offers him a deal: Bowden will not go to the authorities if Denker tells him stories of the ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, tense, serious, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, holocaust, manipulation, high school, torture, nazi, obsession, male nudity, nazis, death, jews, teacher ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1984
Place: california, usa
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