Cliffhanger movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant cliffhanger movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out cliffhanger, serious, suspenseful, exciting, suspense and stylized films and TV shows about / with danger, heroes, destiny, murder, chase, good versus evil, rivalry, vengeance, death and escapades plots mostly in Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
cliffhanger movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as cliffhanger: Jumanji (2017), The Vault (2011), The Fifth Element (1997), The Last Heist (2016), The Prince of Egypt (1998), Canaries (2017), The Shannara Chronicles (2016), Transformers: The Last Knight (2017), Fallen (2006), All Cheerleaders Die (2013).

List of cliffhanger movies

Jumanji (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, India, Canada, UK, Australia, Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The tables are turned as four teenagers are sucked into Jumanji's world - pitted against rhinos, black mambas and an endless variety of jungle traps and puzzles. To survive, they'll play as characters from the game.
Style: exciting, biting, cliffhanger, wild, breathtaking ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: adventurer, jungle, team, teenage boy, mission, game, video game, high school, teenage girl, explorer, zoologist, student ...
Time: year 1996, 1990s, 2010s, 90s, year 2016
Place: new hampshire
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The Vault (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: The year is 2016. TV sucks. Ratings - at least at one major network - are at an all-time low. Desperate to save their jobs, the executives make an unprecedented decision: It's time to pull the plug. On everything. All programming must go. But ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, futuristic, cliffhanger, tense ...
Plot: tv show, college, contests and competitions, mystery, confined, ratings, media, riddles and clues, game show, danger, button, university ...
Time: future, 21st century
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The Fifth Element (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In 2257, a taxi driver is unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity.
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, alien, future dystopia, save the world, space and aliens, good versus evil, heroic mission, dystopic future, adventure, end of the world, love, supernatural ability ...
Time: future, 1910s, 1990s, 90s
Place: egypt, new york, usa
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The Last Heist (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A bank heist descends into violent chaos when one of the hostages turns out to be a serial killer. Trapping the well-organized team of bank robbers in the building, the killer is now picking them off one by one.
Style: cliffhanger
Plot: brother brother relationship, cartel, serial killer, shot in the head, sniper, stabbed to death, murder, betrayal, eyeball, ex soldier, bank robbery, sniper rifle ...
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The Prince of Egypt (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This is the extraordinary tale of two brothers named Moses and Ramses, one born of royal blood, and one an orphan with a secret past. Growing up the best of friends, they share a strong bond of free-spirited youth and good-natured rivalry. But the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, uplifting, captivating, epic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: slavery, adventure, freedom, ancient egypt, family relations, leadership, hopes, family, heroic mission, destiny, prince, danger ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, north africa
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Canaries (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The first wave of an alien invasion coincides with a New Years Eve party in a Welsh valley.
Style: cliffhanger
Plot: alien invasion, stabbed in the head, tennis racket, ferry, stabbed in the neck, air force base, hiding under a bed, spacecraft, discovering a dead body, drunken man, dripping blood, fireworks ...
Time: year 2012, year 1996, year 2014, year 2015
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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Gellert Grindelwald has escaped imprisonment and has begun gathering followers to his cause—elevating wizards above all non-magical beings. The only one capable of putting a stop to him is the wizard he once called his closest friend, Albus ...
Style: breathtaking, atmospheric, exciting, mysterious, bleak ...
Plot: magical, wizards and magicians, witch, fantasy world, magical creature, giant animal, magic wand, giant creature, dark fantasy, circus, friendship, good versus evil ...
Time: 1920s
Place: paris france, england, france, austria, alps ...
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The Shannara Chronicles (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A young Healer armed with an unpredictable magic guides a runaway Elf in her perilous quest to save the peoples of the Four Lands from an age-old Demon scourge.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, elf, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, supernatural, danger, heroes, demon, love triangle, betrayal, young heroes ...
Time: future
Place: san francisco
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Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China, Canada
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Autobots and Decepticons are at war, with humans on the sidelines. Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving our future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in the hidden history of Transformers on Earth.
Style: surprise ending, psychotronic, cliffhanger, visually appealing, entertaining ...
Plot: robot, giant robots, end of the world, man versus machine, knight, culture clash, artificial intelligence, technology, alternate reality, revenge, survival, adaptation ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s, year 2017, future
Place: england, havana cuba, tower bridge london, africa, south dakota ...
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Fallen (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 180 min.
Story: For high schooler Aaron Corbett, turning 18 means becoming not just a man but a nephilim, too -- half human, half angel, with supernatural abilities.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, sentimental, touching, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: angel, fallen angel, good versus evil, supernatural, foreknowledge, chosen one, life turned upside down, adventure, orphan, heroes, supernatural ability, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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All Cheerleaders Die (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When tragedy rocks Blackfoot High, rebellious outsider Maddy Killian shocks the student body by joining the cheerleading squad. This decision drives a rift between Maddy and her ex-girlfriend Leena Miller — a loner who claims to practice the dark ...
Style: scary, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian relationship, cheerleader, high school, supernatural, teenage life, zombie, youth, rivalry, graphic violence, back from the dead, murder, witch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Osiris (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: The series follows the title character "Osiris", a man with an eternally extended warranty on life. He can never stay dead. If killed, he resurrects in EXACTLY 37 minutes, every time. He has three centuries of knowledge, speaks 16 ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, cliffhanger
Audience: boys' night
Plot: afterlife, heroes, supernatural, law enforcement, unlikely partners, supernatural ability, crimes, partners against crime, partners, uncover truth, immortality, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
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Flowers in the Attic (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the sudden death of their father, four children face cruel treatment from their ruthless grandmother.
Style: sadistic, disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: brother sister incest, abusive mother, incest, attic, domestic disturbance, captive, locked in a room, family relations, parents and children, mansion, life is a bitch, family life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: virginia
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Silent Hill: Revelation 3D (2012)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Heather Mason and her father have been on the run, always one step ahead of dangerous forces that she doesn't fully understand, Now on the eve of her 18th birthday, plagued by horrific nightmares and the disappearance of her father, Heather ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, shopping mall, mysterious place, occult ritual, female protagonist, survival, danger, good versus evil, rivalry, family relations, evil force, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: west virginia, portland oregon
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24 (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: 24 is an American television series produced for the Fox network and syndicated worldwide, starring Kiefer Sutherland as Counter Terrorist Unit agent Jack Bauer. Each 24-episode season covers 24 hours in the life of Bauer, using the real time method ...
Style: stylized, twists and turns, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, special agents, terrorist plot, race against time, revenge, double agent, government agency, against the rules, secret service, undercover, interrogation, treason ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
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Vantage Point (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The attempted assassination of the American President is told and re-told from several different perspectives.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, surprise ending, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, assassination attempt, secret service, bomb, betrayal, chase, president, assassination, terrorist, uncover truth, investigation, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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The Rocketeer (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Straight from the pages of a pulp comic from a past era, the Rocketeer recreates 1930s Hollywood, complete with gangsters, Nazi spies, and the growth of the Age of Aviation. Young pilot Cliff Secord stumbles on a top secret rocket-pack and with the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, adventure, family, flying man, gangsters, nazi collaborator, treasure hunt, adaptation, betrayal, unlikely friendships, heroes ...
Time: 1930s, 90s, 30s, 20th century, year 1938 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Maverick (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Maverick is a gambler who would rather con someone than fight them. He needs an additional three thousand dollars in order to enter a Winner Take All poker game that begins in a few days. He tries to win some, tries to collect a few debts, and ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, poker, cons and scams, adventure, unlikely partners, debt, cheating, card playing, vengeance, gambler, strong female character, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, victorian era, 1960s, 60s
Place: louisiana, usa, mississippi, mississippi river, california
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The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Four years after Jurassic Park's genetically bred dinosaurs ran amok, multimillionaire John Hammond shocks chaos theorist Ian Malcolm by revealing that Hammond has been breeding more beasties at a secret location. Malcolm, his paleontologist ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, cliffhanger ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: dinosaur, dangerous animal, island, stowaway, experiment gone awry, child in peril, hunting, rescue, expedition, genetic engineering, capture, tyrannosaurus rex ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: costa rica, kenya, california, san diego california, san francisco
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Parallels (2015)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An underground MMA fighter must confront his sister and his past in an adventure through parallel universes
Style: suspense, twists and turns, futuristic, intense, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parallel universe, plot twist, nuclear bomb, mystery, distopia, teleportation, survival, clones, apocalypse, family, betrayal, multiverse ...
Time: future
Place: california
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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: As Harry begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked as 'Property of the Half-Blood Prince', and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past.
Style: exciting, stylized, twists and turns, fairy tale, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: witch, wizards and magicians, magical, supernatural ability, chosen one, young heroes, school, good versus evil, wizards, boarding school life, prophecy, magic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1997, year 1996, 1990s ...
Place: england, europe, london
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The Good Son (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young boy stays with his aunt and uncle, and befriends his cousin who's the same age. But his cousin begins showing increasing signs of psychotic behavior.
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: murder, children, sociopath, danger, manipulation, parents and children, crimes, sadism, deception, disbelieving adult, problem child, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, asia, usa, maine, new england
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Ergo Proxy (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Ergo Proxy is a science fiction suspense anime television series, produced by Manglobe, which premiered across Japan on 25 February 2006 on the WOWOW satellite network. It is directed by Shukō Murase, with screenplay by Dai Satō et al.. Ergo Proxy ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, psychological, futuristic, atmospheric ...
Plot: cyberpunk, society, future dystopia, murder, androids and robots, investigation, utopia, adventure, apocalypse, mysterious character, a.i., memory loss ...
Time: future
Place: europe
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Don't Make Waves (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: New York tourist Tony Curtis falls asleep on a Southern California beach on his first night in the West and wakes up to The New Phantasmagoria--catamarans, surfers (including a dog), bodybuilders, acrobats, motorcycle chicken races, a nut fishing in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, erotic, cliffhanger ...
Plot: beach, love and romance, romance, surfing, couple relations, love triangle, couples, holiday, billboard, blonde, mud, volkswagen beetle ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: california, usa, malibu california, los angeles, venice beach california
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Cliffhanger (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, France, Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A year after losing his friend in a tragic 4,000-foot fall, former ranger Gabe Walker and his partner, Hal, are called to return to the same peak to rescue a group of stranded climbers, only to learn the climbers are actually thieving hijackers who ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: mountain climbing, heist, climbing, mountain, forces of nature, rescue, money, rocky mountains, heroes, save the day, one man army, crime gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
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Batman Begins (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Driven by tragedy, billionaire Bruce Wayne dedicates his life to uncovering and defeating the corruption that plagues his home, Gotham City. Unable to work within the system, he instead creates a new identity, a symbol of fear for the criminal ...
Style: dark, exciting, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, double life, secret identity, good versus evil, heroes, haunted by the past, disguise, fighting crime, batman, undercover, crime fighter, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s, 1990s ...
Place: usa, himalaya, africa, tibet
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Battlestar Galactica (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
Story: When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protect a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, bleak, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, androids and robots, outer space, apocalypse, battles, space and aliens, rescue, survival, imaginary, survivor, extinction ...
Time: future
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The Book of Jer3miah (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A college freshman, Jeremiah Whitney, accepts the undertaking to protect a mysterious Mesoamerican box. When Jeremiah's parents are mysteriously murdered, Jeremiah learns that he is the target of a frightening conspiracy. Every facet of his ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense, cliffhanger ...
Audience: teens
Plot: destiny, conspiracy, chase, life turned upside down, uncover truth, riddles and clues, mystery, young heroes, religions or cults, youth, heroes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Code 7, Victim 5 (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A very special agent with a code that means: He Can Go All The Way
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, exciting, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, murder, crime, who done it, investigation, law enforcement, aging, deadly, criminal heroes, mystery, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: germany, africa, south africa, cape town south africa
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Broken Saints (2001)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 720 min.
Story: In the quiet corners of the globe, four strangers – a cynical American programmer, an aging Japanese priest, a troubled Arabic mercenary and a mysterious Fijian girl – receive a series of chilling apocalyptic visions. Desperate to understand ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, saga ...
Plot: mystery, destiny, conspiracy, religions or cults, creator, chaos, future dystopia, escapades, danger, curses spells and rituals, apocalypse, society ...
Place: japan
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