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, bleak, rough, suspenseful and suspense films and TV shows about / with border patrol, murder, death, violence, border, desert, blood, father son relationship, chase and border crossing 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), Heavy Trip (2018), Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018).

List of border patrol movies

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: realistic, sincere, serious, bleak, rough ...
Plot: teenager, border patrol, sexual relations, life is a bitch, society, human nature, drugs/alcohol, interracial relations, small town, youth, social decay, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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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, last wish, reluctant partners, dishonesty, partners, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, texas, usa, latin america, cincinnati ohio ...
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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: exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, border patrol, mercenary, drug dealing, danger, police corruption, master criminal, deadly, pets, partners, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, new mexico, usa, latin america, new orleans
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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: serious, suspenseful, rough, biting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, manhunt, illegal immigration, human trafficking, border patrol, tough law enforcer, lone wolves, criminal heroes, crimes, cons and scams, fugitives, on the run ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico
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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: tense, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: black market, illegal immigration, gay, border crossing, border, border patrol, coming of age, partners, buddies, youth, crime gone awry, heist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
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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: german history, berlin wall, border patrol, escape plan, secret plan, teenage girl, interrogation, teenage boy, u.s. embassy, physicist, electrician, first kiss ...
Time: year 1979, year 1989
Place: east germany, german democratic republic, east berlin east germany, kindergarten, west germany
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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, chases and races, vigilantism, soldier, military, chase, deadly, dishonesty ...
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: captivating, realistic, gloomy, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: taxi driver, architect, border, couples, rebellion, rock, injustice, ambition, politics, couple relations, state affairs, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland, germany, europe, ukraine
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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: bazooka, grave robbing, lapland, mental patient, grave, reindeer, border, viking, blood, parody, vomiting, coffin ...
Place: norway, finland
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Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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: rescue, corruption, explosion, cia, warrior, sign language, cartel, violence, brutality, night vision binoculars, mission, interrogation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: texas, somalia, mexico
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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, surprise ending
Plot: assassin, redemption, hallucination, interpol, shooting, reincarnation, deadline, sniper rifle, shot in the hand, attempted murder, slum, injection ...
Time: 2010s
Place: south africa, florida, cape town south africa, hong kong
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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: intellectual, avant garde
Plot: controversy, beach, travel, female nudity, lesbianism, lesbian kiss, running, handcuffs, hidden identity, alien, ice, water ...
Place: vancouver british columbia canada, quebec, tibet, canada, southern california ...
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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: contamination, gun action, arizona territory, zombie, hitman, border patrol
Place: arizona
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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: bored housewife, stabbing, border patrol, karaoke, juvenile delinquent, emigration, smuggler, sacrifice, blackmail, human trafficking, drug use
Place: china
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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: drinking, dog, singer, song, rooftop, chase, school, beer, boy, soviet, bus, singing ...
Time: 1950s
Place: romania, soviet union, latvia
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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: sheep, teenage pregnancy, foster parent, stealing a car, teenage boy, trombone, water, teenage girl, juvenile delinquent, beach house, reform school, unwed pregnancy ...
Place: spain, denmark, copenhagen denmark, germany
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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: threesome, interracial sex, border patrol, murder of a nude woman, lesbian cunnilingus, coitus, shot in the chest, female full frontal nudity, gangster, murder, shot in the back, bondage ...
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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: illegal immigration, farmer, immigration, border patrol, politics, american dream, mexican, patriotism, amnesty
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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: lgbt, gay, snow, albanian, jail, prison, murder, train, father son relationship, gay bar, border crossing, border patrol ...
Place: greece
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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, traitor, firearm, paramilitary, prosecutor, wilderness, human trafficking, border, murder investigation, border patrol
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, corruption, murder, loss of father ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france, switzerland, england
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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: smuggling, social injustice, idealism, drug trafficking, illegal immigration, rescue, river, arrest, investigation, desert, corpse, handcuffs ...
Place: mexico, new mexico
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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: chase, survival, superhero, death of protagonist, road trip, older man younger man relationship, 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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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, drugs, mexican american, human trafficking, smuggling, border patrol, desert, friend, friendship
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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, sincere, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: whiskey, father son relationship, great depression, smuggling, parents and children, money raising, family relations, unlikely criminals, adventure, escapades, friends, cons and scams ...
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, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prison, kgb, politics, confined, life is a bitch, chases and races, state affairs, danger, espionage, false accusation, prison life, prison escape ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, finland, helsinki finland, new jersey
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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: realistic, surreal, bleak, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: surfing, family problems, transplant, redemption, black market, dealing with death, hopes, family relations, parents and children, family in crisis, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, geneva switzerland, tahiti
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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: feel good, touching, sentimental, realistic, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, village life, hopes, miraculous event, life is a bitch, small town life, family life, religions or cults, church, village, clergy, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: desert, immigration, refugee, boat, journey, outback, coast, social satire, beach, jeep, water, security ...
Place: australia, indonesia, iraq, cambodia
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Refugee (2000)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 207 min.
Story: The films tells the story of an un-named Indian Muslim, who helps illegal refugees from both India and Pakistan to cross the border through the Great Rann of Kutch. The film is attributed to have been inspired by the short story "Love Across ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic
Plot: desert, soldier, parents and children, bollywood, destiny, love affair, fall in love, orphan, immigrants, romance, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: pakistan, new delhi, india
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