Assignment movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant assignment movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, light, serious, captivating, suspenseful and exciting films and TV shows about / with assignment, crimes, friendship, death, greed, betrayal, murder, chase, storytelling and brutality plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, Japan, UK and other countries.
assignment movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as assignment: To Be King (2012), Schneider vs. Bax (2015), Abandoned Dead (2015), Farewell Mr. Kringle (2010), Real Girl (2018), Medaka Box (2012), Warriors (2002), The Curse of Audrey Earnshaw (2020), Marlene (2020), The Christmas Gift (2015).

List of assignment movies

To Be King (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The seventeen year old Stach is faced with five impossible assignments he has to complete in order to become king. Things do not go as easily as the boisterous Stach had expected, especially when he is confronted with matters of life and death.
Style: semi serious, light, captivating, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: king, assignment, adventure, against the odds, escapades, ambition, teenager, tower, friendship, rivalry, society, reporter ...
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Schneider vs. Bax (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On his birthday, a hitman reluctantly takes on the easy task of killing a writer, only to find the job a lot more difficult than expected.
Style: captivating, exciting, humorous, suspense, slasher ...
Plot: hitman, birthday, assignment, novelist, murder, father daughter conflict, frame up, crimes, dark humor, writers, female nudity, strong female character ...
Time: 21st century
Place: netherlands
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Abandoned Dead (2015)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A security guard, trapped in a run-down inner-city medical clinic, is terrorized by supernatural forces which threaten to overtake her.
Style: bleak, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, scary
Plot: security guard, medical clinic, clinic, little girl, assignment, woman in danger, twists and turns, caucasian, darkness, blood, telephone, flashlight ...
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Farewell Mr. Kringle (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A skeptical journalist is assigned to chronicle the 50th anniversary of Kris Kringle, a Santa Claus in the town of Mistletoe. As her involvement in the town grows, she begins to open up to the enchantment of Christmas and some other wonders of the ...
Style: sincere, light, entertaining, captivating, feel good
Plot: christmas, journalist, christmas eve, female protagonist, small town, magazine editor, single woman, santa claus, assignment, romance, pretending to be someone else, couples ...
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Commando 2: The Black Money Trail (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: India's most wanted Black Money agent, Vicky Chaddha, gets arrested in Malaysia and is kept in a safe house by the Malaysian authorities, along with his wife. A team of four is being sent to Malaysia to bring them to India. Apart from the ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: escapades, banker, assignment, martial arts, rivalry, torture, interrogation, commando, daring rescue, military, one man army, muscleman ...
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Real Girl (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Hikaru Tsutsui is a high school student. He enjoys animation and video games in the virtual world, but he doesn't enjoy his real life. People at his school don't even know he exists. One day, he cleans up the pool at his school with ...
Style: sexy, manga, light, sincere, touching ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: asian school, japanese schoolgirl, teenager, teenage girl, love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friend, bride and groom, party, amnesiac, best friend, celebration ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
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Medaka Box (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Kurokami Medaka is an exceptional first year student at Hanokiwa Academy who got elected as president of the student council with a smashing 98% of the votes. Extremely intelligent, strong, and rich; she wants to help anyone in need. To do that, she ...
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, contests and competitions, teenage life, student life, friends, social relations, youth, friendship, romance, love, high school life, assignment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
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Warriors (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A tense drama that revolves around a platoon of Spanish soldiers, following the innocent young men as they step from the training field into a hell for which nothing could have prepared them.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, military, politics, soldier, political unrest, military life, life is a bitch, survival, battles, chaos, genocide, captivity ...
Place: kosovo, former yugoslavia, europe, macedonia
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The Curse of Audrey Earnshaw (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A devout community suffering from a plague is torn apart by a beautiful young woman and the forces of witchcraft, black magic, and possession.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, psychological
Plot: witch, plague, isolation, countryside, riddles and clues, imprisonment, young heroes, freedom, secret, female protagonist, assignment, teenager ...
Time: contemporary
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Marlene (2020)
Genre: Action
Country: Austria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Frank is a contract killer working for a large Styrian crime syndicate. When he is given the task of abducting a girl named Marlene and delivering her to the syndicate, everything changes for Frank. He falls in love with Marlene and disobeys his ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conscience, cold blooded killer, disobeying orders, hitman, enemy, protection, chase, compassion, lone wolves, dark hero, tough heroes, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Christmas Gift (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Starring Michelle Trachtenberg and Rick Fox, “The Christmas Gift” is about ten-year-old Megan, who upon receiving a Secret Santa gift, is touched by its contents which end up having a huge impact on her life. Now a driven young journalist, Megan ...
Style: light, captivating, romantic, feel good, entertaining
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, father son relationship, gift, christmas present, boy, relationship vs career, family conflict, fall in love, christmas spirit, romance, mystery, escapades ...
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BlacKkKlansman (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan and become the head of the local chapter.
Style: inspirational, semi serious, captivating, thought provoking, rough ...
Plot: racism, ku klux klan, undercover cop, white supremacy, racial slur, racist cop, african american, black cop, racist, activist, husband wife relationship, black american ...
Time: 70s, year 1972, year 2017, 20th century
Place: usa, colorado, africa
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Hostiles (2017)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A legendary Native American-hating Army captain nearing retirement in 1892 is given one last assignment: to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory back to his Montana reservation.
Style: suspense, tense, rough, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: native american, native american reservation, reconciliation, widow, murder, bigotry, gunfight, forgiveness, death, hostility, indian chief, murder of daughter ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s
Place: montana, new mexico, colorado, usa
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City of Ember (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights. But Ember's once powerful generator is failing and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker. Now, two teenagers, ...
Style: exciting, dark fantasy, suspense, stylized, apocalyptic ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: post apocalypse, adventure, steampunk, save the day, survival, uncover truth, dystopic future, puzzle, end of the world, ancient mystery, underground city, friendship ...
Time: future
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Casino Royale (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Sir James Bond is called back out of retirement to stop SMERSH. In order to trick SMERSH, James thinks up the ultimate plan - that every agent will be named 'James Bond'. One of the Bonds, whose real name is Evelyn Tremble is sent to take ...
Style: parody, surreal, funny, exciting, humorous ...
Plot: spy, 007, james bond, espionage, james bond spoof, spy spoof, farce, satire, sexual attraction, lion, villain, gadget ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, scotland, india, england, germany ...
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Intimate Games (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A university professor opens a sexual Pandora's box when he hands his class an assignment to explore their deepest carnal fantasies and desires. As the students begin to plumb their secret passions, they find themselves propelled into an erotic ...
Style: erotic, sex comedy
Plot: sexual fantasy, assignment, desire, university, professor, sexploitation, lust, sex scene, choir, sexual revolution, sexual repression, lesbianism ...
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Ripley's Game (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tom Ripley - cool, urbane, wealthy, and murderous - lives in a villa in the Veneto with Luisa, his harpsichord-playing girlfriend. A former business associate from Berlin's underworld pays a call asking Ripley's help in killing a rival. ...
Style: psychological, suspense, tense, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, gangsters, crimes, greed, vengeance, murder, human nature, redemption, dishonesty, cons and scams, intrigue, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, berlin germany, milan italy, europe, france
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Sneakers (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: When shadowy U.S. intelligence agents blackmail a reformed computer hacker and his eccentric team of security experts into stealing a code-breaking 'black box' from a Soviet-funded genius, they uncover a bigger conspiracy. Now, he and his ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, entertaining, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, spy, conspiracy, computer, surveillance, technology, mathematics, betrayal, manipulation, hacking, mathematician, espionage ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 60s, year 1969
Place: russia, san francisco
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Rush (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Undercover cop Jim Raynor (Jason Patric) is a seasoned veteran. His partner, Kristen Cates (Jennifer Jason Leigh), is lacking in experience, but he thinks she's tough enough to work his next case with him: a deep cover assignment to bring down ...
Style: realistic, neo noir, tense, emotional, twist ending ...
Plot: undercover cop, addiction, drugs, drug addiction, paranoia, heroin, drug abuse, spy, drug addict, small town, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 90s
Place: texas, los angeles, usa, montana, houston texas ...
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A Scanner Darkly (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An undercover cop in a not-too-distant future becomes involved with a dangerous new drug and begins to lose his own identity as a result.
Style: psychological, psychedelic, philosophical, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cyberpunk, drug abuse, losing-it hero, schizophrenia, addiction, disorder, drugs, society, twists and turns, fighting crime, hallucination, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: california, usa, san diego california
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Antz (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In this animated hit, a neurotic worker ant in love with a rebellious princess rises to unlikely stardom when he switches places with a soldier. Signing up to march in a parade, he ends up under the command of a bloodthirsty general. But he's ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, exciting, thought provoking ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fighting the system, ant, adventure, stereotypes, culture clash, worker, soldier, misfit, rebellion, childhood, heroism, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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After the Storm (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Ryota is an unpopular writer although he won a literary award 15 years ago. Now, Ryota works as a private detective. He is divorced from his ex-wife Kyoko and he has an 11-year-old son Shingo. His mother Yoshiko lives alone at her apartment. One ...
Style: thought provoking, semi serious, melancholic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: father son relationship, lottery ticket, divorce, private detective, money problems, slice of life, gambling, storm, family relations, writers, lie, bet ...
Time: contemporary
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The Spy Gone North (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In 1993, former military officer Suk-young Park is recruited as a spy by South Korea's National Intelligence Service, and given the code name "Black Venus". He is then sent to infiltrate a group of high-ranking North Korean officials ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: spy, undercover agent, political campaign, dictatorship, political corruption, undercover, operation, top secret, interrogation, disguise, secret mission, military ...
Time: year 1993, 90s, 2000s, year 1998, 20th century
Place: south korea, north korea, beijing china, asia, china ...
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Pay It Forward (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Like some other kids, 12-year-old Trevor McKinney believed in the goodness of human nature. Like many other kids, he was determined to change the world for the better. Unlike most other kids, he succeeded.
Style: touching, inspirational, emotional, motivational, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, kids, girls' night
Plot: teacher, childhood, single parent, teachers and students, life philosophy, single mother, addiction, parents and children, youth, alcohol abuse, school, good deed ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
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Sega (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: India
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A drug peddling assignment creates havoc in the lives of three friends.
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: fight, criminal, drugs, depression, betrayal, battles, friendship, money, murder, slum, assignment, sword ...
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Joan of Arcadia (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Joan of Arcadia is an American television fantasy/family drama telling the story of teenager Joan Girardi, who sees and speaks with God and performs tasks she is given. The series originally aired on Fridays, 8–9 p.m. on CBS and CTV for two ...
Style: touching, sentimental, witty, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage life, supernatural ability, chosen one, friendship, youth, first love, parents and children, small town, high school, belief, supernatural, strong female character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maryland
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True Crime (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Boozer, skirt chaser, careless father. You could create your own list of reporter Steve Everett's faults but there's no time. A San Quentin Death Row prisoner is slated to die at midnight – a man Everett has suddenly realized is innocent.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, serious, tense ...
Plot: death sentence, crimes, death row, journalism, investigation, race against time, lawyer, false accusation, uncover truth, journal, death, reporter ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, oakland california, san francisco
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A Soldier's Story (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the towm of Tynen, Louisiana, a black Master Sergeant is found shot to death just outside the local Army Base. A military lawyer, also a black man, is sent from Washington to conduct an investigation. Facing an uncooperative chain of command and ...
Style: suspense, sincere, intense, political, light ...
Plot: world war two, racism, army investigation, lawyer, courtroom, psychology, murder, military, crimes, investigation, military training, courtroom drama ...
Time: 1940s, 80s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, arkansas
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The Pink Panther (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When the coach of the France soccer team is killed by a poisoned dart in the stadium in the end of a game, and his expensive and huge ring with the diamond Pink Panther disappears, the ambitious Chief Inspector Dreyfus assigns the worst police ...
Style: humorous, light, absurd, melancholic, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: robbery, inspector, goofy hero, law enforcement, incompetent police, riddles and clues, farce, investigation, death, chase, revenge, redemption ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, new york, usa, europe ...
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Guarding Tess (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Doug is a Secret Service Agent who has just completed his stint in charge protecting Tess Carlisle, widow of a former U.S. President, and close personal friend of the President. He finds that she has requested that he not be rotated but instead ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, old woman, rescue, hostage, chauffeur, buried alive, bodyguard, secret service, loneliness, hospital, brain tumor, chase ...
Time: 90s, year 1992
Place: new jersey, washington d.c.
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