Shot in the back movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant shot in the back movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out surprise ending, exciting, suspense, realistic, serious and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with shot in the back, murder, violence, knife, shot in the head, death, shot to death, betrayal, beating and escape plots mostly in Drama, Action and Crime genres shot in USA, Japan, Germany and other countries.
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shot in the back movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as shot in the back: Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019), X-Men: Dark Phoenix (2019), The Final Arrangement (1987), The Roommates (1973), Zaalim (1994), Skinheads (1989), Naked Among Wolves (2015), Wild Animals (1997), Zatoichi's Flashing Sword (1964), Sartana the Gravedigger (1969).

List of shot in the back movies

Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The new story follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating, surprise ending
Plot: monster, violence, destruction, godzilla, prehistoric creature, giant monster, monster versus monster, creature feature, dragon, standoff, against humanity, animal horror ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: antarctica, mexico, washington d.c.
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X-Men: Dark Phoenix (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Gathered together by Professor Charles Xavier to protect a world that fears and hates them, the X-Men had fought many battles, been on adventures that spanned galaxies, grappled enemies of limitless might, but none of this could prepare them for the ...
Style: intense, exciting, comic, surprise ending, suspense ...
Plot: superhero, mutant, good versus evil, supernatural ability, superhero team, heroic mission, adventure, supervillain, moral dilemma, supernatural power, nosebleed, force field ...
Time: 1990s, year 1975, year 1992
Place: paris france
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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the "classic Spider-Man mold", Miles Morales must juggle his high school life with his status as a superhero. Until he learns by Peter Parker, the original Spider-Man, that there is a multiverse, called the "Spider-Verse", in ...
Style: light, colourful, exciting, romantic, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: superhero, alternate universe, african american, spider, teenager, secret identity, father son relationship, justice, teenage superhero, love, friendship, origin of hero ...
Time: 2010s
Place: manhattan new york city
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The Final Arrangement (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Two men, Nieminen and Varjola, commit a mail van robbery. Varjola betrays his friend: shoots him and takes the loot. Nieminen is arrested, but he refuses to reveal his accomplice's name. On his first leave on prison Nieminen finds Varjola in a ...
Plot: shot in the back, wounded, payback, hostel, shot to death, rifle, robbery, hairdresser, jail cell, police car, jail, wound ...
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Suit Yourself or Shoot Yourself!! The Escape (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Hapless gangsters are hired by the yakuza to tail his daughter. Once the identity of the boy she's dating has been unveiled, the boss offers a reward for his capture.
Plot: yakuza, airplane, gangster, bicycle, violence, gun, shot in the back
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 5.8
 169
The Roommates (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Serial killing makes summer vacation more exciting!
Plot: lake, shot in the back, chopping wood, motorcycle riding, telescopic rifle, brushing hair, party, mother son relationship, friendship, playing acoustic guitar, serial killer, man disguised as a woman ...
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 5.9
 510
Zaalim (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Judge Somnath lives with his wife, three sons, and a daughter. Two of his sons, Vikram and Mohan are married, while his daughter, Kaamna, and youngest son, Ravi, are of marriageable age. Somnath had wanted his sons to be a doctor, police officer, ...
Plot: hit with a baseball bat, shot to death, stabbed in the head, sledgehammer, vengeance, police station, knife, court, stabbed in the back, corpse, grief, swimming pool ...
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 2.4
 430
Skinheads (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of students traveling to California are menaced by a vicious group of skin-heads in the Colorado mountains. A WW2 vet living in the mountains comes to their rescue.
Plot: skinhead, violence, betrayal, brutality, murder, blood, punched in the face, middle age romance, bear, mountain, racism, cabin ...
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Naked Among Wolves (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Naked Among Wolves (German: Nackt unter Wölfen) is a German drama film directed by Philipp Kadelbach in 2015. It is based on the novel of the same name by Bruno Apitz, which was published in 1958 by the East German Publishing house. It was created ...
Style: ambiguous ending
Plot: concentration camp, nazism, war, shoah, child in peril, hanged man, smuggling, boy, world war two, radio broadcast, horse riding, shot in the back ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: germany
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 6.3
 725
Wild Animals (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two Korean ex-pats in Paris are recruited by a French mobster. The duo find themselves at war with their mobster recruiters and each other.
Plot: peep show, painter, eel, hitman, shot in the back, sex, stabbed in the chest, gangster, shot in the chest, statue, revolver
Place: paris france
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Zatoichi's Flashing Sword (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Blind masseur Zatoichi is nursed back to health by a young woman after he is shot by a gang member. Zatoichi, who had come to the village to repay a debt, now feels further indebted. He commits himself to use his amazing sword skills to help the ...
Style: realistic, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: samurai, crimes, gangsters, lone wolves, martial arts, one man army, danger, family in danger, kidnapping, village, confined, master warrior ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
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Sartana the Gravedigger (1969)
Genre: Mystery, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Sartana is falsely accused of robbing a bank, and must find the real robbers and clear his name.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: false accusation, bounty hunter, on the run, tough heroes, old west, frame up, chases and races, lone wolves, crimes, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
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 5.6
 465
Grayeagle (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young Cheyenne warrior, who goes by the name Grayeagle, kidnaps the daughter of a grizzled frontier man John Colter who goes on an epic search for his daughter Beth, aided by a friendly native...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, sincere, emotional
Plot: kidnapping, adventure, rescue, parents and children, crimes, opposites attract, family relations, society, social differences, prostitute, missing person, native american ...
Time: 70s, 19th century
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 4.6
 515
Black Cobra (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A lone cop struggles to protect a female photographer from a gang of psychopathic bikers. Early in "Black Cobra," Detective Robert Malone establishes himself as a maverick, uncompromising policeman when he guns down several criminals ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, who done it, criminal heroes, crime, hotshot hero, chases and races, lone wolves, gays and lesbians, rivalry, hostages, confined, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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 7.8
 25K
Fireworks (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A police officer leaves the force in the face of harrowing personal and professional difficulties. Spiraling into a depression, he makes questionable decisions.
Style: bleak, stylized, tense, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: debt, suicide, painting, dying, loan, loss, beach, yakuza, gangsters, terminal illness, romance, violence spree ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, mount fuji
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 6.5
 25K
Beyond Borders (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Beyond Borders is an epic tale of the turbulent romance between two star-crossed lovers set against the backdrop of the world's most dangerous hot spots. Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie stars as Sarah Jordan, an American living in London in ...
Style: touching, captivating, sentimental, sincere, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: charity, negotiation, starvation, surgery, desert, cia, pianist, landmine, love affair, romance, obsessive quest, war ...
Time: 80s, 90s, year 1989, year 1984, year 1995 ...
Place: africa, england, chechnya, ethiopia, cambodia ...
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 6.0
 26K
Above the Law (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seagal is Nico Toscani, an Italian immigrant, American patriot, ex-CIA agent, aikido specialist, and unorthodox Chicago policeman. He is as committed to his job as he is to his personalized brand of justice: expert and thorough bone-crushing.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, corruption, undercover, cia, drug dealing, lone hero, crimes, vengeance, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, usa, asia, japan, chicago illinois ...
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Assassination Nation (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: High school senior Lily and her group of friends live in a haze of texts, posts, selfies and chats just like the rest of the world. So, when an anonymous hacker starts posting details from the private lives of everyone in their small town, the ...
Style: exciting, brutal, emotional, suspense, cynical ...
Plot: feminism, social satire, violence, murder, society, friends, youth, hacker, avenger, killer, corruption, gun ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa
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John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: John Wick is on the run for two reasons… he’s being hunted for a global $14 million dollar open contract on his life, and for breaking a central rule: taking a life on Continental Hotel grounds. The victim was a member of the High Table who ...
Style: exciting, tense, brutal, serious, suspense ...
Plot: gunfight, assassin, chase, criminal's revenge, crimes, shooting, danger, car chase, one man army, murder, violence, vengeance ...
Time: 2010s
Place: manhattan new york city, north africa, grand central station manhattan new york city
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The Darkest Minds (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After a disease kills 98% of America's children, the surviving 2% develop superpowers and are placed in internment camps. A 16-year-old girl escapes her camp and joins a group of other teens on the run from the government.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, romantic, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: good versus evil, telekinesis, love and romance, superhuman powers, danger, kidnapping, friendship, mind control, supernatural power, super powers, escape, radio ...
Time: near future
Place: virginia
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 6.3
 56K
Polar (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a retiring assassin realizes that he is the target of a hit, he winds up back in the game going head to head with a gang of younger, ruthless killers.
Plot: hitman, assassin, isolated house, mansion, woman shot, fire extinguisher, handgun, lasersight, old man, physician, sniper rifle, woman killed ...
Place: montana, austin texas, seattle washington, chile
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The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Sweden, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist find themselves caught in a web of spies, cyber-criminals and corrupt government officials - both in Sweden and in the United States - whom are only known as The Spider Society.
Style: intense, captivating, realistic, clever, tense ...
Plot: hacker, journalist, father daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, investigation, investigative, group of criminals, partners against crime, disguise, twists & turns, young woman, media coverage ...
Time: 2010s
Place: stockholm sweden, sweden, washington d.c.
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 6.7
 58K
Overlord (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: On the eve of D-Day, a group of American paratroopers is dropped behind enemy lines to carry out a mission crucial to the invasion’s success. But as they approach their target, they begin to realize there is more going on in this Nazi-occupied ...
Style: absurd, macabre, suspense, twists and turns, bleak ...
Plot: paratrooper, nazi, zombie, supernatural, fascist, war, violence, wartime, brutality, danger, soldier, survival ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: france, normandy
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 6.9
 97K
Bumblebee (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: China, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie, on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken. When Charlie revives ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, futuristic, surprise ending
Plot: robot, technology, teenage girl, alien, machine, standoff, friendship, interracial love, death, trophy, stabbed to death, disguise ...
Time: year 1987, 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, mine, california
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 7.2
 23K
The Mule (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Earl Stone, a man in his 80s who is broke, alone, and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. Easy enough, but, unbeknownst to Earl, he’s just signed on as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. ...
Style: road movie, exciting, realistic, based on true events, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: drug cartel, drug trafficking, old man, money, police officer, drugs, pickup truck, ex husband ex wife relationship, male protagonist, drug dealer, veteran, delivery man ...
Time: year 2005, 2010s, 2000s
Place: mexico
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A Woman for All Men (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A wealthy businessman takes on a pretty young wife - with deadly results.
Plot: murder, obscene finger gesture, hundred dollar bill, close up of mouth, blueprint, car phone, grandfather clock, beach volleyball, home movie, blonde, sex in bed, passionate kiss ...
Time: 70s
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 4.4
 110
Yodha (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Suraj Singh is addicted to drugs and as a result witnessed his girlfriend being raped in front of his eyes with him being helpless, from here on he vows to put an end to all drug dealers and started to work as a hit man for an underworld don, Daaga ...
Plot: lawyer, feud, prison warden, death, police raid, airport, drugs, stabbed to death, prisoner, rain, prison, death of father ...
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 4.2
 1K
Sorceress (1982)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Adventure
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 83 min.
Story: To maintain his powers, the evil wizard Traigon must sacrifice his firstborn child to the god Caligara. His wife, however, has other ideas and runs away after giving birth with her twin daughters. Before dying, she hands the girls over to the ...
Plot: sword and sorcery, twins, barbarian, skinny dipping, shot with an arrow, dwarf, exotic dancer, shot in the back, ape, reanimation, tied up, sorceress ...
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 6.2
 13K
Rememory (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The widow of a wise professor stumbles upon one of his inventions that's able to record and play a person's memory.
Style: captivating, melancholic, surprise ending, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: professor, widow, memories, flashback sequence, murder, invention, investigation, empathy, driving at night, point of view, shot in the back, elephant ...
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 7.1
 32K
Papillon (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Spain, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Henri "Papillon" Charrière is convicted in Paris for a murder he did not commit. Sentenced to life imprisonment in the penal colony of French Guiana, he becomes obsessed with escaping. After planning and executing a series of treacherous ...
Style: suspense, based on memoir, factual, brutal
Plot: prison, prison escape, prison life, friendship, solitary, false accusation, survival, human spirit, rebelliousness, brutality, male bonding, wrongful conviction ...
Time: year 1969, year 1970
Place: south america, paris france, venezuela, france, colombia
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