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The list contains the best, new and most relevant surveillance movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, clever, suspenseful, serious, intense and tense films and TV shows about / with surveillance, dialogue, chase, catastrophe, runaway, mentor, storytelling, twists & turns, murder and danger plots mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as surveillance: I.T. (2016), The Call (2013), Funny Games (2007), Paranormal Activity (2007), Southland Tales (2006), Person of Interest (2011), Wakefield (2016), Deja Vu (2006), The Hidden Face (2011), Devil (2010).
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Person of Interest
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
43 min.
 8.4
11.22.63
Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
60 min.
 8.2
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The Clovehitch Killer
Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
USA
 8.5
Bad Times at the El Royale
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
141 min.
 7.5

List of surveillance movies

 5.4
 12K
I.T.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mike Regan is a successful, self-made man who has it all: a gorgeous wife, a beautiful teenage daughter and a sleek, state-of-the-art “smart home”. But he soon finds himself in a deadly, high-stakes game of cat-and-mouse when his I.T. ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, intense, psychological ...
Plot: internet, surveillance, hacking, stalker, billionaire, technology, revenge, home invasion, twists & turns, spy, business, secret service ...
Place: new york
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 6.7
 101K
The Call
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jordan Turner is an experienced 911 operator but when she makes an error in judgment and a call ends badly, Jordan is rattled and unsure if she can continue. But when teenager Casey Welson is abducted in the back of a man's car and calls 911, ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, intense, psychological, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, serial killer, psycho, chase, murder, control room, guilt, twists & turns, woman in danger, surveillance, investigation, cell phone ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.5
 80K
Funny Games
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France, UK, Austria, Germany, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When Ann, husband George and son Georgie arrive at their holiday home they are visited by a pair of polite and seemingly pleasant young men. Armed with deceptively sweet smiles and some golf clubs, they proceed to terrorize and torture the ...
Style: brutal, psychological, scary, rough, bad ending ...
Plot: brutality, serial killer, family, hostages, torture, murder, danger, gory, surveillance, home invasion, bad guy wins, child killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Paranormal Activity
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a young, middle class couple moves into a suburban 'starter' tract house, they become increasingly disturbed by a presence that may or may not be somehow demonic but is certainly most active in the middle of the night. Especially ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, paranormal activity, surveillance, danger, couples, family, fear, videotaping, desperation, psychic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san diego california
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Southland Tales
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Set in the futuristic landscape of Los Angeles on July 4, 2008, as it stands on the brink of social, economic and environmental disaster. Boxer Santaros is an action star who's stricken with amnesia. His life intertwines with Krysta Now, an ...
Style: surreal, enigmatic, dark humor, cynical, futuristic ...
Plot: end of the world, surrealism, alternate reality, surveillance, brutality, memory, future dystopia, apocalypse, dishonesty, chaos, split personality, prophecy ...
Time: future, year 2008, year 2005, near future, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, middle east, north korea ...
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Person of Interest
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Person of Interest follows former CIA paramilitary operative, John Reese, who is presumed dead and teams up with reclusive billionaire Finch to prevent violent crimes in New York City by initiating their own type of justice. With the special ...
Style: serious, clever, captivating, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, partners against crime, fighting crime, crimes, chases and races, surveillance, vigilantism, danger, mysterious character, secret, heroes, hi-tech ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 6.3
 12K
Wakefield
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A man's nervous breakdown causes him to leave his wife and live in his attic for several months.
Style: serious, psychological, sad
Plot: midlife crisis, nervous breakdown, attic, missing person, marriage, husband wife relationship, loneliness, surveillance, bum, street life, hiding, homeless man ...
Place: manhattan new york city
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 7.1
 268K
Deja Vu
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Called in to recover evidence in the aftermath of a horrific explosion on a New Orleans ferry, Federal agent Doug Carlin gets pulled away from the scene and taken to a top-secret government lab that uses a time-shifting surveillance device to help ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, deja vu, police investigation, time travel, terrorism, time loop, changing the past or future, twists & turns, surveillance, foreknowledge, mystery, danger ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
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The Hidden Face
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Colombia, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Spanish orchestra conductor deals with the mysterious disappearance of his girlfriend.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: isolation, bunker, police investigation, missing person, mystery, secret room, hidden door, surveillance, couples, jealousy, secret, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, spain, south america
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 6.2
 118K
Devil
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of people trapped in a elevator realizes that the devil is among them.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, psychological, surprise ending ...
Plot: devil, mystery, trapped in an elevator, elevator, confined, supernatural, mysterious character, police investigation, stranded, group of strangers, captivity, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa
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A Haunted House
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A spoof of all the "found-footage/documentary style" films released in recent years.
Style: humorous, absurd, funny, satirical, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, haunted house, ghost, supernatural, domestic disturbance, stupidity, nothing goes right, danger, disorder, farce, surveillance, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: usa
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What Lies Beneath
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Claire Spencer starts hearing ghostly voices and seeing spooky images, she wonders if an otherworldly spirit is trying to contact her. All the while, her husband tries to reassure her by telling her it's all in her head. But as Claire ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, murder, couple relations, twists & turns, secrets, woman in danger, missing girl, psychology, investigation, betrayal, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, vermont
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The Taking of Deborah Logan
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What starts as a poignant medical documentary about Deborah Logan's descent into Alzheimer's disease and her daughter's struggles as caregiver degenerates into a maddening portrayal of dementia at its most frightening, as hair-raising ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, mental illness, investigation, supernatural, demons, surveillance, insanity, memory loss, surveillance footage, transformation, hospital, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mine, virginia
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 6.7
 204K
Escape Plan
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Ray Breslin is the world's foremost authority on structural security. After analyzing every high security prison and learning a vast array of survival skills so he can design escape-proof prisons, his skills are put to the test. He's ...
Style: serious, exciting, brutal, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison escape, conspiracy, lone hero, survival, cia, surveillance, revenge, fight scenes, prison, weapons, gunfight, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, morocco, colorado
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 7.0
 206K
Spy
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A desk-bound CIA analyst volunteers to go undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent diabolical global disaster.
Style: humorous, entertaining, funny, exciting, comic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: espionage, female spy, secret agents, undercover, female agent, partners, weapons, surveillance, betrayal, cia, undercover agent, misfit partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, budapest hungary, langley virginia, washington d.c., paris france ...
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 7.3
 290K
Split
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Though Kevin has evidenced 23 personalities to his trusted psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher, there remains one still submerged who is set to materialize and dominate all the others. Compelled to abduct three teenage girls led by the willful, observant ...
Style: suspense, twist ending, macabre, psychological, surprise ending ...
Plot: mental illness, kidnapping, serial killer, schizophrenia, violence, dissociative identity disorder, insanity, survival, paranoia, teenage girl, psychiatrist, surveillance ...
Time: 2010s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania
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 8.2
 56K
11.22.63
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An English teacher travels back in time to prevent the Kennedy assassination, but discovers he is attached to the life he has made in a bygone era.
Style: stylized, suspense, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: time travel, assassination, period piece, kennedy assassination, conspiracy, historical event, changing the past or future, surveillance, time, twists & turns, conspiracy theory, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, future, 50s, year 1963
Place: usa, dallas texas
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A Perfect Getaway
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: For their honeymoon, newlyweds Cliff and Cydney head to the tropical islands of Hawaii. While journeying through the paradisaical countryside the couple encounters Kale and Cleo, two disgruntled hitchhikers and Nick and Gina, two wild but ...
Style: tense, surprise ending, twists and turns, suspense, scenic ...
Plot: survival, murderous pair, manipulation, mystery, escapades, cheating, chase, paranoia, twists & turns, wilderness, surveillance, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa
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 5.3
 67K
The Circle
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young tech worker takes a job at a powerful Internet corporation, quickly rises up the company's ranks, and soon finds herself in a perilous situation concerning privacy, surveillance and freedom. She comes to learn that her decisions and ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, thought provoking, tense, captivating ...
Plot: technology, internet, company, dystopic future, female protagonist, fighting the system, women, utopia, world politics, propaganda, life philosophy, surveillance ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: scotland
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The Cabin in the Woods
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five college friends spend the weekend at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.
Style: dark humor, suspenseful, bloody, surreal, clever ...
Plot: cabin in the woods, sacrifice, survival, supernatural, zombie, trapped, death, conspiracy, monster, apocalypse, surveillance, in the woods ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2009, 1900s, 2000s ...
Place: usa
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Big Momma's House
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a street-smart FBI agent is sent to Georgia to protect a beautiful single mother and her son from an escaped convict, he is forced to impersonate a crass Southern granny known as Big Momma in order to remain incognito.
Style: humorous, funny, comic, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: working undercover, hidden identity, female impersonation, undercover cop, disguise, fall in love, surveillance, crime, family, undercover, cross dressing, gender bending ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: georgia, usa
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 7.2
 292K
Speed
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Los Angeles SWAT cop Jack Traven is up against bomb expert Howard Payne, who's after major ransom money. First it's a rigged elevator in a very tall building. Then it's a rigged bus--if it slows, it will blow, bad enough any day, but ...
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, bomb, hostages, terrorism, unlikely partners, rescue, bus, save the day, twists & turns, danger, surveillance, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 7.0
 69K
Taxi
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In Marseilles (France), skilled pizza delivery boy Daniel who drives a scooter finally has his dreams come true. He gets a taxi license. Caught by the police for a huge speed infraction, he will help Emilien, a loser inspector who can't drive, ...
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, light, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, taxi driver, crime, chases and races, friends, heist, cars, french, police investigation, odd couple, surveillance, partners against crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, seaport, marseille, europe, marseille provence
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Killing Gunther
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of eccentric assassins are fed up with Gunther, the world's greatest hitman, and decide to kill him – but their plan turns into a series of bungled encounters as Gunther seems to always be one step ahead.
Style: absurd, captivating, tense, bloody, cynical
Plot: hitman, shooting, murder, disguise, explosion, surveillance, runaway, handgun, vengeance, rivalry, flashback, drinking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: austria, chicago illinois
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 8.6
 90K
The Night Of
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After a night of partying with a female stranger, a man wakes up to find her stabbed to death and is charged with her murder.
Style: serious, tense, suspense, dark, bleak ...
Plot: crime, murder, investigation, justice, secrets, vengeance, violent, plot twist, lawyer, corruption, drugs, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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 7.2
 16K
Ascension
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 231 min.
Story: In this three-part miniseries, a young woman's murder causes the subjects of a century-long mission to populate a new world to question the true nature of the project as they approach the point of no return.
Style: serious, stylized, captivating, talky, intellectual ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space station, survival, space opera, technology, science, murder mystery, twists & turns, secrets, investigation, social differences, conspiracy theory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s
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 8.4
 269K
Homeland
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: CIA officer Carrie Mathison is tops in her field despite being bipolar, which makes her volatile and unpredictable. With the help of her long-time mentor Saul Berenson, Carrie fearlessly risks everything, including her personal well-being and even ...
Style: captivating, serious, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: cia, terrorism, danger, national security, mole, investigation, espionage, intrigue, treason, mission, mentally unstable, against the rules ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, israel, iraq, virginia, langley virginia ...
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 6.2
 87K
Vacancy
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young married couple becomes stranded at an isolated motel and find hidden video cameras in their room. They realize that unless they escape, they'll be the next victims of a snuff film.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, macabre, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, slasher, hotel, one night, trapped, serial killer, psychological thriller, hostages, estranged couple, torture, danger, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.5
 24K
Las Vegas
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Las Vegas is an American television series broadcast by NBC from September 22, 2003 to February 15, 2008. The show focuses on a team of people working at the fictional Montecito Resort & Casino dealing with issues that arise within the working ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, sexy, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: casino, cons and scams, gambling, cheating, team, dishonesty, workplace, buddies, boss and employee, parents and children, businessman, hot and sexy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas
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There's Something About Mary
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Having never fully recovered from a prom date that became a total disaster, a man finally gets a chance to reunite with his old prom date, only to run up against other suitors including the sleazy detective he hired to find her.
Style: humorous, funny, light, absurd, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: dream girl, obsession, true love, romance, stupidity, dishonesty, farce, dumb, wooing, nothing goes right, hidden identity, private detective ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, miami, usa, rhode island
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