Trip wire movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant trip wire movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, suspense and exciting films and TV shows about / with trip wire, murder, death, violence, blood, danger, explosion, brutality, chase and revenge plots mostly in Action, Thriller and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as trip wire: Where Eagles Dare (1968), The Foreigner (2017), Maniac Nurses (1990), Double Target (1987), Cannibal Mercenary (1983), The White Ribbon (2009), Now You See Me 2 (2016), Mechanic: Resurrection (2016), 6 Bullets (2012), Soldier Blue (1970).

List of trip wire movies

Where Eagles Dare (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: World War II is raging, and an American general has been captured and is being held hostage in the Schloss Adler, a Bavarian castle that's nearly impossible to breach. It's up to a group of skilled Allied soldiers to liberate the general ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, military, undercover, double agent, behind enemy lines, cable car, two man army, explosion, mountain, castle, parachute, german ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: germany, austria, alps, bavaria, europe
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Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 165 min.
Story: As humanity picks up the pieces, following the conclusion of "Transformers: Dark of the Moon," Autobots and Decepticons have all but vanished from the face of the planet. However, a group of powerful, ingenious businessman and scientists ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, epic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: robot, transforming robot, killer robot, good versus evil, man versus machine, chaos, giant robot, alien, androids and robots, evil alien, space and aliens, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, usa, hong kong, texas, beijing china ...
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The Foreigner (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Quan is a humble London businessman whose long-buried past erupts in a revenge-fueled vendetta when the only person left for him to love – his teenage daughter – dies in a senseless act of politically-motivated terrorism. His relentless search ...
Style: suspense, exciting, harsh, surprise ending
Plot: tough guy, revenge, terrorism, bomb, obsession, justice, one against many, death of daughter, irish republican army, mercilessness, politics, betrayal ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ireland, scotland yard, america, usa, big ben london ...
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Maniac Nurses (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Belgium, Hungary, USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In a remote fortress, a sinister sorority of surgically skilled sisters lie in wait of their next victim. They control a bevy of caged women who have been brain washed and sponge-batherto become the worlds most anatomically awesome surgeons. This is ...
Style: rough, disturbing, sexual, serious, scary ...
Plot: murder, nurse, terrorism, feminism, danger, gory, deadly, crimes, babies and infants, gays and lesbians, parents and children, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
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Double Target (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Miles O’Keeffe stars as an ex-military specialist in Vietnam trying to recover his son after learning that his wife has died in a concentration camp. The government considers the child their property since the war is over. There are others ...
Style: psychotronic, surprise ending
Plot: rocket launcher, exploding building, body landing on a car, undercover agent, submarine, rowboat, punched in the chest, heroism, helicopter crash, diving, compass, martial artist ...
Place: southeast asia, malaysia, hong kong, bangkok thailand, thailand ...
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Cannibal Mercenary (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, War
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A retired soldier is deeply disturbed by his past experiences in Vietnam, but goes out in the jungle one more time to save his sick daughter. He gathers his old gang of misfits, including a sex-maniac and a wife-killer. They slay their way through ...
Plot: cannibalism, cannibal, vietnam veteran, flashback, vietcong, post traumatic stress, vietnam war veteran, unfaithful wife, severed penis, secret mission, trip wire, commando raid ...
Place: thailand
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The White Ribbon (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria, France, Italy, Canada
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years just before World War I, which seem to be ritual punishment. The abused and suppressed children of the villagers seem to be at the heart of this mystery.
Style: epic, disturbing, bleak, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: sexual abuse, punishment, child abuse, physical appearance, death, children, fear, humiliation, suicide, oppression, village, abuse ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, northern germany, italy
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Now You See Me 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: One year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public’s adulation with their mind-bending spectacles, the Four Horsemen resurface only to find themselves face to face with a new enemy who enlists them to pull off their most dangerous heist yet.
Style: surprise ending, entertaining, exciting, tricky, suspense ...
Plot: technology, heist, twists & turns, con men, cheating, magic, stage magic, disappearance, manipulation, illusionist, on the run, police investigation ...
Time: year 1984, 2010s
Place: china, tower bridge london, macau, new jersey, big ben london ...
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Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Arthur Bishop thought he had put his murderous past behind him when his most formidable foe kidnaps the love of his life. Now he is forced to travel the globe to complete three impossible assassinations, and do what he does best, make them look like ...
Style: tense, exciting, twists and turns, surprise ending, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, chase, criminal's revenge, killer, murder, revenge, mechanic, shooting, gunfight, assassination, betrayal, blood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, sydney australia, rio de janeiro, bangkok thailand, cambodia ...
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6 Bullets (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An ex-mercenary known for finding missing children is hired by a mixed martial arts fighter whose daughter has been kidnapped.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, kidnapping, tough heroes, crime, daring rescue, crimes, missing child, tough guy, organized crime, father son relationship, martial arts, crime boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, eastern europe
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Soldier Blue (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After a cavalry group is massacred by the Cheyenne, only two survivors remain: Honus, a naive private devoted to his duty, and Cresta, a young woman who had lived with the Cheyenne two years and whose sympathies lie more with them than with the US ...
Style: realistic, rough, disturbing, bleak, serious
Plot: survival, military, soldier, village, attack, massacre, americana, hippie, idealism, escapades, fall in love, village life ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, colorado
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The Magnificent Seven (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Seven gun men in the old west gradually come together to help a poor village against savage thieves.
Style: harsh, suspense, intense, exciting, tense ...
Plot: revenge, dark hero, corruption, small town, violence, good versus evil, brutality, murder, dark past, deception, criminal, duel ...
Time: 19th century, 1960s
Place: california, mine
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Play Dirty (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The Dirty Dozen meet the Stiff Upper Lip. A British Petroleum executive (Michael Caine) is assigned to work with the British Army in North Africa handling port duties for incoming fuels.
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, anti war, desert, soldier, cons and scams, state affairs, escapades, war, adventure, wartime life, battles, against the odds ...
Place: germany, england, africa, europe, mine ...
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Delete (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Delete imagines a disaster in our all-too-fragile digital world where all computers could become dangerously self-aware with one systematic purpose–to destroy mankind. Faced with possible extinction, there is only one way out–create a second ...
Style: suspenseful, serious
Plot: hacker, artificial intelligence, computer virus, computer hacker, computer, a.i., cyberspace, heroes, chaos, danger, nuclear threat, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The 5th Wave (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 16-year-old Cassie Sullivan tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, danger, alien invasion, obsessive quest, adventure, survival, mysterious character, tsunami, youth, teenage life, genocide ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, bangkok thailand, ohio, tower bridge london
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Home Alone: The Holiday Heist (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 8-year-old Finn who is terrified to learn his family is relocating from sunny California to Maine in the scariest house he has ever seen! Convinced that his new house is haunted, Finn sets up a series of elaborate traps to catch the “ghost” in ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family in danger, heroes, family, siblings relations, young heroes, mischievous children, nothing goes right, family relations, privacy invasion, disorder, when the parents are away, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa
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The Collection (2012)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Arkin escapes with his life from the vicious grips of "The Collector" during an entrapment party where he adds beautiful Elena to his "Collection." Instead of recovering from the trauma, Arkin is suddenly abducted from the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, trap, slasher, kidnapping, mercenary, escape, party, gore, gory, hotel, rescue, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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Super (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After his wife falls under the influence of a drug dealer, an everyday guy transforms himself into Crimson Bolt, a superhero with the best intentions, though he lacks for heroic skills.
Style: dark humor, cynical, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: superhero, vigilante, blood, gore, heroin, humiliation, party, comic book shop, drug dealer, vigilantism, gory, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
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ATM (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a late night visit to an ATM, three co-workers end up in a desperate fight for their lives when they become trapped by an unknown man.
Style: scary, psychological, realistic, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: isolation, trapped, escape attempt, psychopath, survival, confinement indoors, stalking, captivity, confined, mysterious character, danger, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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New Police Story (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Sent into a drunken tailspin when his entire unit is killed by a gang of thrill-seeking punks, disgraced Hong Kong police inspector Wing (Jackie Chan) needs help from his new rookie partner, with a troubled past of his own, to climb out of the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, redemption, gang, partner, hostages, rivalry, haunted by the past, birthday, dark past, alcoholic, youth gang ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, tokyo, los angeles
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Rambo III (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Combat has taken its toll on Rambo, but he's finally begun to find inner peace in a monastery. When Rambo's friend and mentor Col. Trautman asks for his help on a top secret mission to Afghanistan, Rambo declines but must reconsider when ...
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, kidnapping, one man army, freedom fighter, russian, political unrest, heroes, military base, behind enemy lines, captivity, confined, state affairs ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: afghanistan, pakistan, thailand, middle east, soviet union ...
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Predator (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Dutch and his group of commandos are hired by the CIA to rescue downed airmen from guerillas in a Central American jungle. The mission goes well but as they return they find that something is hunting them. Nearly invisible, it blends in with the ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, monster, alien, deadly creature, jungle, warrior, chase, trap, invisibility, tough heroes, evil alien, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, twentieth century, year 1987, future
Place: latin america, central america, south america, mine
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The Equalizer (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, one man army, vigilante, fighting crime, vigilantism, lone wolves, heroes, gunfight, corruption, tough heroes, righting the wronged, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, moscow russia, russia
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Nightbreed (1990)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A troubled young man is drawn to a mythical place called Midian where a variety of monsters are hiding from humanity.
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dark fantasy, serial killer, supernatural, monster, murder, escape, obsessive quest, heroic mission, social misfits, insanity, psychiatrist, paranoia ...
Time: 1990s
Place: canada
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Mindhunters (2004)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, UK, Finland, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Trainees in the FBI's psychological profiling program must put their training into practice when they discover a killer in their midst.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mind game, profiler, trap, island, dishonesty, isolation, investigation, law enforcement, murder, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Last House on the Left (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mari and Phyllis go to the "big city" to see their favorite band BloodLust. Along the way they meet up with newly escaped convict Krug and his gang.
Style: disturbing, serious, scary, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, rape, youth, crime, life is a bitch, serial killer, murder, kidnapping, psychopath, concert, marijuana, gun ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: connecticut, new york
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Days of Glory (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Algeria, France, Morocco, Belgium
Duration: 123 min.
Story: During WWII, four North African men enlist in the French army to liberate that country from Nazi oppression, and to fight French discrimination.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, intellectual ...
Plot: french, algerian, prejudice, soldier, military, sergeant, muslim, army, infantry, nazism, battles, war ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 40s, year 1944, year 1945 ...
Place: italy, algeria, france, africa, europe ...
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Inhabited (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After Brad and Meg move to a detached house in need of major repairs after a fire and decades of neglect, they're happy that cheerful teenage son Tyler behaves normally, for puberty. Young daughter Gina's stories about sometimes evil ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: deadly creature, riddles and clues, supernatural, family relations, ghost, family life, pets, deadly, danger, cat, monster, teddy bear ...
Time: year 1955
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G.I. Jane (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A female Senator succeeds in enrolling a woman into Combined Reconnaissance Team training where everyone expects her to fail.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, sincere, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: soldier, fighting the system, military, feminism, sexism, female soldier, basic training, navy, tough heroes, sexual harassment, military life, officers and cadets ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: middle east, libya, israel
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The Collector (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Style: scary, brutal, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, psychopath, trap, danger, home invasion, extreme violence, violence, thief, masked man, held captive, maniac ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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