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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, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating and stylized films and TV shows about / with blackmail, murder, dishonesty, crimes, twists & turns, corruption, mentor, crime, betrayal and friendship plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, Russia, UK 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), Lilyhammer (2012), Brigada (2002), Vinyl (2016), Street Racer (2008).
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Fargo
Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA
53 min.
 9.0
Brigada
Action, Crime, Drama
Russia
750 min.
 8.4
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Easter
Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
USA
200 min.
Kiss Me First
Drama, Mystery, Thriller
UK, USA
46 min.
 6.3

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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
 99K
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
 194K
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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 8.0
 22K
Lilyhammer
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Norway, USA
Duration: 45 min.
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: atmospheric, witty, talky, dark humor, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, business venture, culture clash, bar, crimes, criminal heroes, snitch, blackmail, lifestyle change, shooting, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
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 8.4
 8K
Brigada
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, organized crime, buddies, friendship, crime, criminal heroes, political corruption, gangsters, rivalry, mafia, characters in danger, crime boss ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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 7.8
 19K
Vinyl
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in 1970s New York, Vinyl is a ride through the sex- and drug-addled music business at the dawn of punk, disco, and hip-hop. The show is seen through the eyes of a record label president, Richie Finestra, who is trying to save his company and his ...
Style: serious, stylized, captivating, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: showbiz, music, music business, drugs/alcohol, disco, rock band, buddies, ambition, blackmail, racism, murder, concert ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, las vegas
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 2.9
 780
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: tense, entertaining, captivating, exciting
Plot: automobile racing, love and romance, smuggling, friendship, rivalry, love triangle, betrayal, 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, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: athlete's life, love affair, boxing, contests and competitions, ambition, blindness, chase, escape, rivalry, blackmail, betrayal, love and romance
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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 6.3
 586
School
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 26 min.
Style: depressing, gothic, atmospheric, brutal
Plot: school, underage smoking, teenager, friendship, teenage life, teenage sex, troubled youth, puberty, beating, controversy, family relations, social misfits ...
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 4.4
 39K
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
 309K
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: date night, family outing, boys' night
Plot: lawyer, boss and employee, legal, impostor, hotshot lawyer, rivalry, success, judiciary, mastermind, prodigy, workplace romance, blackmail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 8.9
 408K
House of Cards
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Set in present day Washington, D.C., House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood, a ruthless and cunning politician, and his wife Claire who will stop at nothing to conquer everything. This wicked political drama penetrates the shadowy world of ...
Style: captivating, clever, witty, tense, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, political intrigue, political corruption, blind ambition, manipulations, state affairs, dishonesty, power relations, postmodernism, drugs/alcohol, u.s. congress, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., u.s. capitol building
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 9.0
 249K
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: police investigation, crime, small town, crimes, sheriff, gory, female police officer, multiple storylines, twists & turns, cons and scams, shooting, escapades ...
Time: year 1979, contemporary, 21st century, year 2006
Place: minnesota, usa, north dakota
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 8.3
 62K
Ray Donovan
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, tense, clever, serious, realistic ...
Plot: power relations, family secret, millionaire, teamwork, dysfunctional family, family problems, intrigue, parents and children, identity crisis, cover up, drugs/alcohol, hollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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 8.1
 12K
Counterpart
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Howard Silk is a lowly cog in a bureaucratic UN agency who is turning the last corner of a life filled with regret when he discovers the agency he works for is guarding a secret: a crossing to a parallel dimension.
Style: serious, melancholic, bleak, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, parallel universe, doppelganger, husband wife relationship, deception, assassin, secret service, blackmail, murder, betrayal, chase, twists & turns ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
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 5.9
 1K
Knock
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Doctor Knock is a former thug who has become a doctor and arrives in the small village of Saint-Maurice to make his fortune according to a particular method. It will make the villagers believe that they are not as healthy as they might think. It is ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, captivating, uplifting, funny
Plot: doctor, clinic, escapades, deception, letter, pharmacy, pharmacist, school, restaurant, blackmail, debt, village ...
Time: 1950s
Place: france
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 8.2
 9K
Quarry
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The story of Mac Conway, a Marine who returns home to Memphis from Vietnam in 1972 and finds himself shunned by those he loves and demonized by the public. As he struggles to cope with his experiences at war, Conway is drawn into a network of ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, hitman, teaching the ways of the world, working undercover, vietnam veteran, money, murder, haunted by the past, homecoming, adaptation, corruption, blackmail ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: usa, mississippi
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Three Steps Over Heaven
Genre: Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A bad boy and a socialite girl hook-up.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, captivating
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: teenage love, romance, opposites attract, youth, forbidden love, friendship, best friend, first love, teen romance, private school, motor sport, cigarette smoking ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
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 6.4
 4K
Cobra 11
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Alarm für Cobra 11 – Die Autobahnpolizei is a long-running, popular German television series about a two-man team of highway police, originally set in Berlin and later in North Rhine-Westphalia. The series has been broadcast in countries ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, crimes, police investigation, partners, car chase, crime, danger, buddies, tough law enforcer, police interrogation, working undercover, explosion ...
Time: 1990s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
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Keep Watching
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A family imprisoned by intruders is forced to play a terrifying game of "Kill, Or Be Killed". As the night unfolds, the game's mysterious rules become clear, and the family realizes their nightmare is being streamed live to riveted ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, scary ...
Plot: home invasion, family in danger, danger, murder, hidden camera, confined, deadly, manipulations, mind game, isolation, psychopath, found footage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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
 246K
Insomnia
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
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
 32K
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, realistic, tense, scary ...
Plot: stalking, domestic disturbance, blackmail, obsession, unfulfillment, unlikely criminals, downfall, apartment building, caretaker, concierge, voyeurism, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain, barcelona, barcelona spain
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 7.6
 48K
The Player
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: 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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