Border patrol movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant border patrol movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting and bleak films and TV shows about / with border patrol, murder, border, death, violence, father son relationship, blood, female nudity, chase and desert plots mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres shot in USA, Germany, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as border patrol: Marfa Girl (2012), Three Burials (2005), The Shepherd (2008), Borderline (1980), The War Boys (2009), Balloon (2018), The Base (1999), Distant Lights (2003), The Defector (1966), Heavy Trip (2018).

List of border patrol movies

 5.3
 1K
Marfa Girl (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A disaffected Texas teen spends his 16th birthday getting high, hanging out and having casual sex.
Style: bleak, sincere, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: teenager, border patrol, drugs/alcohol, youth, human nature, society, life is a bitch, adolescence vs adulthood, small town, social decay, small town life, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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 7.4
 37K
Three Burials (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Western
Country: France, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When brash Texas border officer Mike Norton wrongfully kills and buries the friend and ranch hand of Pete Perkins, the latter is reminded of a promise he made to bury his friend, Melquiades Estrada, in his Mexican home town. He kidnaps Norton and ...
Style: emotional, realistic, atmospheric, thought provoking, rough ...
Plot: friendship, redemption, promise, loss of friend, on the road, racial slur, vengeance, reluctant partners, last wish, hopes, crimes, lone wolves ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, texas, usa, latin america, cincinnati ohio ...
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 5.7
 6K
The Shepherd (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Texas cop battles ex-navy seals who are trying to traffic drugs from Mexico into the USA.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, martial arts, border patrol, mercenary, working undercover, crime, crimes, partners against crime, chases and races, police corruption, drug dealing, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, mexico, usa, latin america, new orleans
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 6.1
 1K
Borderline (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jeb Maynard is a patrolman guarding the U.S.-Mexican border, whose partner and buddy Scooter has just been murdered. Maynard knows that a smuggler of illegal aliens is responsible for Scooter's death, but the feds insist that drug dealers ...
Style: biting, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, manhunt, border patrol, human trafficking, illegal immigration, cons and scams, criminal heroes, interracial relations, rivalry, friendship, chase, lone wolves ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico
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 6.7
 1K
The War Boys (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three young vigilantes huddle on la linea ready to chase illegals back across the border into Mexico... but they soon learn that there are borderlines deep within each one of them that each of them has to cross.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating
Plot: border crossing, black market, illegal immigration, partners, crimes, crime gone awry, friends, heist, mexican border, single parent, mexican american, friendship between boys ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
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 7.8
 941
Balloon (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Two families attempt a daredevil plan to escape DDR with a homemade hot air balloon, but it crashes just before the border. The Stasi finds traces of this attempt to escape and immediately starts investigations, while the two families are forced to ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: berlin wall, german history, border patrol, escape plan, physicist, teenage girl, interrogation, teenage boy, hotel room, electrician, secret plan, first kiss ...
Time: year 1979, year 1989
Place: east germany, german democratic republic, west germany, east berlin east germany, kindergarten
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 4.7
 781
The Base (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Major Murphy, a US Army Investigator, has received a new assignment. Sgt. Gammon is suspected of dealing cocaine from his base, and Murphy must gather enough evidence to shut down Gammon and his entire operation. Along with his partner, Lt. Andrews, ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, drug dealing, u.s. army, hand to hand combat, working undercover, crimes, vigilantism, law enforcement, heroes, dishonesty, deadly, soldier ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
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Distant Lights (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lichter is an episodic tale from Hans-Christian Schmid about the life on the boarder between Germany and Poland. The film sheds light on the everyday stories of escape and desperateness.
Style: serious, atmospheric, sincere, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: taxi driver, architect, border, rebellion, rock, injustice, rebelliousness, society, polish, against the odds, couple relations, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland, germany, europe, ukraine
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 5.8
 594
The Defector (1966)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Professor Bower, an American physicist, is effectively blackmailed by a shady CIA agent named Adams to help the CIA obtain secret microfilm from a defecting Russian scientist. The reluctant Bower travels to East Germany undercover as an antiques ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, government agency, political conspiracy, political intrigue, undercover, dishonesty, working undercover, secret agents, hitman, military, kgb, danger ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: germany, europe, german democratic republic, east berlin
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 7.1
 4K
Heavy Trip (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Finland, Norway, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Turo is stuck in a small village and the best thing in his life is being the lead vocalist for the amateur metal band Impaled Rektum. He and his bandmates have practiced for 12 years without playing a single gig. The guys get a surprise visitor from ...
Style: road movie
Plot: viking, coffin, road trip, blood, parody, bazooka, grave robbing, lapland, mental patient, grave, vomiting, border ...
Place: finland, norway
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Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: FBI agent Matt Graver teams up with operative Alejandro Gillick to prevent Mexican drug cartels from smuggling terrorists across the U.S. border.
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: corruption, cia, rescue, explosion, warrior, sign language, cartel, violence, brutality, interrogation, organized crime, night vision binoculars ...
Time: 2010s
Place: texas, mexico, somalia
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24 Hours to Live (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, China, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An assassin seeks redemption after being given a second chance at life.
Style: suspense, disturbing, enigmatic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: redemption, assassin, reincarnation, haunted by the past, rescue, stylized violence, conspiracy, tragic hero, dark hero, near death experience, one against many, mercilessness ...
Time: 2010s
Place: south africa, hong kong, florida, cape town south africa
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 1.5
 302
Maple Palm (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A lesbian couple of fifteen years lives with the secret that one is an illegal immigrant. With no legal way to protect their relationship, the couple lives in fear of deportation. After an innocent visit to the Statue of Liberty, the girls return ...
Style: avant garde, intellectual
Plot: globe, trapped, lesbian couple, asthma attack, true love, star, buddhist, discrimination, flag, immigration, tree, apartment ...
Place: california, usa, new york, vancouver british columbia canada, quebec ...
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Bloody Border (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: What do you get when you mix two hit-men brothers, their cocky protege, a couple of injured illegal immigrants, border patrol agents and a few colorful townsfolk in the small border town of Bisbee, AZ whose water supply has been contaminated with ...
Plot: zombie, arizona territory, contamination, gun action, hitman, border patrol
Place: arizona
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 6.8
 48
Fujian Blue (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the wake of China's open-door policy in the early 1980's, Fujian was one of the first Chinese coastal provinces to be opened to the outside world. Many of the male residents opted to go abroad for work, leaving behind their wives and ...
Plot: human trafficking, smuggler, karaoke, drug use, stabbing, border patrol, blackmail, sacrifice, bored housewife, juvenile delinquent, emigration
Place: china
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 6.5
 165
The Shoe (1998)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Germany, Latvia, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Every night, Soviet tractors comb the coast of Latvia looking for signs of anyone who could have infiltrated the Soviet border from the sea. One morning, three Soviet patrolmen discover a woman’s shoe in the sand and footsteps leading to the ...
Plot: postcard, comrade, honking a car horn, song, telephone call, cold war, soviet, boy, post office, machinery, girl, singing ...
Time: 1950s
Place: latvia, romania, soviet union
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 5.9
 152
Spring Tide (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Franco lives in a rough part of Copenhagen. His hooker mother has little time for him. Franco drifts into a life of crime, repeatedly confronting the authorities. To give him a new start, he’s placed in a foster home far away from Copenhagen. His ...
Plot: bullfighter, foster parent, stealing a car, teenage pregnancy, teenage boy, trombone, water, teenage girl, reform school, unwed pregnancy, beach house, juvenile delinquent ...
Place: copenhagen denmark, denmark, germany, spain
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 4.2
 131
The Godson (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An ambitious mobster, Marko, makes the local brothel into a rousing success after double-crossing the mafia Don. This of course angers certain people who come after him.
Plot: murder of a nude woman, female tied up, nude sunbathing, resentment, sister, sexual humiliation, rise and fall, heroin addict, forced to strip, sex, interracial sex, hitman ...
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Fighting for Freedom (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two intertwined families, one American, one Mexican, and their fight to save three year old illegal Angelina from deportation.
Plot: immigration, farmer, illegal immigration, american dream, patriotism, amnesty, politics, mexican, border patrol
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 6.4
 385
Eduart (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Germany, Republic of Macedonia, Albania
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Based on true story. Albanian man leaves oppressive family situation to a better life in Athens. Then kills someone and has to face his guilt.
Plot: gay, lgbt, border crossing, riot, arrest, wound, gay kiss, animal attack, border patrol, gay bar, albanian, murder ...
Place: greece
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 7.5
 1K
The Border (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 41 min.
Story: The series "Wataha" starts from the bombing, which killed one of the officers of border guard units in the Bieszczady Mountains. Only one of them will survive. SG captain Victor Rebrov (Leszek Lichota) as a result of the coup loses not ...
Plot: border guard, bombing, paramilitary, traitor, firearm, border, border patrol, prosecutor, human trafficking, murder investigation, wilderness
Time: 2010s
Place: poland
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The Hunter's Prayer (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An assassin forges an unlikely partnership with one of his targets: a woman seeking revenge for the murder of her family.
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: escape, survival, assassin, tough guy, betrayal, teenage girl, planned murder, innocent person killed, one against many, murder, on the run, foot chase ...
Time: 2010s
Place: england, france, switzerland
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 7.5
 65
Ilegales (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Tells the stories of a group of people in Ciudad de Juarez with one thing in common: they are all looking for a better life for them and their families. For many, that better life waits just a short walk away in the United States.
Plot: child in peril, surveillance, father son relationship, mexican border, drug smuggling, u.s. mexico border, river, investigation, rescue, arrest, drug trafficking, illegal immigration ...
Place: mexico, new mexico
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 8.1
 556K
Logan (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hideout on the Mexican border. But Logan's attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.
Style: suspense, emotional, futuristic, scenic, harsh ...
Plot: death of protagonist, chase, survival, superhero, older man younger man relationship, road trip, mutant, apocalypse, little girl, evil corporation, father daughter relationship, dark hero ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa, north dakota, mexico
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 8.2
 25
La Migra (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: La Migra is a 'Romeo and Juliet' story set in the border crossing town of Imperial Beach, California - US Border Patrol Agent Diego Chavez (Michael Copon) works closely with his Uncle Manny Chavez (Marco Rodríguez) the Port Director for ...
Plot: childhood friend, old friend, friend, friendship, drugs, desert, smuggling, border patrol, mexican american, human trafficking
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 5.1
 508
Disappearances (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Quebec Bill Bohomme is a hardy schemer and dreamer, who, desperate to raise money to preserve his endangered herd through the rapidly approaching winter, resorts to whiskey-smuggling, a traditional family occupation. Quebec Bill takes his son, Wild ...
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: father son relationship, great depression, whiskey, smuggling, manhood, parents and children, cons and scams, escapades, criminal heroes, adventure, money raising, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: vermont, canada, usa
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Born American (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Finland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three American students vacationing in Finland, cross the border into Russia for fun of it. When they are spotted by the Russian soldiers who are shooting to kill, it's not fun anymore. Captured and thrown in jail, they find it's not fun ...
Style: disturbing, rough, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prison, kgb, politics, false accusation, danger, life is a bitch, chases and races, state affairs, confined, espionage, prison life, prison escape ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, finland, helsinki finland, new jersey
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 7.0
 2K
The Intruder (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Louis Trebor, a man nearing 70, lives alone with dogs in the forest near the French-Swiss border. He has heart problems, seeks a transplant, and then goes in search of a son sired years before in Tahiti. Told elliptically, with few words, we see ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: surfing, family in crisis, hopes, going straight, transplant, family problems, estrangement, family relations, black market, redemption, dysfunctional family, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, tahiti, geneva switzerland
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The Maldonado Miracle (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A story about a small, dying town in need of hope until one day a young boy gives them something to believe in.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, human nature, society, small town life, family life, social relations, religions or cults, family relations, village, church, clergy, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 7.1
 706
Lucky Miles (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: It's 1990 and an Indonesian fishing boat abandons Iraqi and Cambodian refugees in a remote part of the Western Australia. Although most are quickly caught by officials, three men with nothing in common but their misfortune and determination to ...
Plot: coast, outback, journey, desert, refugee, immigration, boat, fight, ocean, sea, arrest, remote ...
Place: australia, cambodia, iraq, indonesia
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