Tightrope walker movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant tightrope walker movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, stylized, serious, semi serious, humorous and sexy films and TV shows about / with tightrope walker, runaway, death, catastrophe, singing, dancing, singer, mentor, destiny and father son relationship plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as tightrope walker: King of Hearts (1966), One from the Heart (1981), Kundo: Age of the Rampant (2014), Dracula (2009), Billy Rose's Jumbo (1962), Van Helsing (2004), Swashbuckler (1976), Still Life (2006), The Big Show (1961), Walking a Tightrope (1991).

List of tightrope walker movies

King of Hearts (1966)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ornithologist mistaken for an explosives expert is sent alone into a small French town during WWI to investigate a garbled report from the resistance about a bomb which the departing Germans have set to blow up a weapons cache.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, cult film ...
Plot: world war one, anti war, soldier, hospital, war, small town, delusion, village life, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, village, small town life ...
Time: 1910s, 18th century
Place: france, germany
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One from the Heart (1981)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Hank and Frannie don't seem to be able to live together anymore. After a five-year relationship, lustful and dreamy Fanny leaves down-to-earth Hank on the anniversary of their relationship. Each one of them meets their dream mate, but as bright ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, atmospheric, sentimental, futuristic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: circus performer, fourth of july, romance, catastrophe, love and romance, love triangle, self discovery, starting over, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, looking for love ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, tokyo
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Kundo: Age of the Rampant (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Set in the 19th century, when lowly butcher Dol Moo-Chi refuses to carry out an assignment, his failure causes tragedy to unfold upon his family and himself. As Dol Moo-Chi is about to be executed, a group of righteous thieves known as Kundo arrive.
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, realistic, epic
Plot: folk hero, rebellion, injustice, gang of thieves, martial arts, adventure, political unrest, good versus evil, rebelliousness, vengeance, rich and poor, righting the wronged ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, korea, east asia
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 4.1
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Dracula (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Dracula arrives in Los Angeles to drain Hollywood of blood. Van Helsing is looking for Dracula to revenge his dead father. Lucy is missing in action and Mina is kidnapped.
Style: cult film, psychotronic, epic
Plot: cult, vampire, darkness, sexuality, love, dream, coal, sale, injury, doll, murder, exterminator ...
Time: victorian era
Place: transylvania, romania, denmark, bucharest
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Billy Rose's Jumbo (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The daughter of a circus owner fights to save her father from a takeover spearheaded by the man she loves.
Style: stylized, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Plot: gambling, circus, elephant, romance, espionage, show tunes, disorder, wiretap, friends, love and romance, opposites attract, fighting the system ...
Time: 60s
Place: iowa
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 6.1
 244K
Van Helsing (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Czech Republic, Romania
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Famed monster slayer Gabriel Van Helsing is dispatched to Transylvania to assist the last of the Valerious bloodline in defeating Count Dracula. Anna Valerious reveals that Dracula has formed an unholy alliance with Dr. Frankenstein's monster ...
Style: gothic, exciting, suspenseful, scary, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, werewolf, adventure, supernatural, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, vampire hunter, heroes, dracula, human versus monster, immortality, heroic mission ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s, 15th century
Place: transylvania, europe, budapest, romania, rome italy ...
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 6.0
 2K
Swashbuckler (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A pirate and a hot-tempered noblewoman join forces to protect Jamaica from a tyrant.
Style: semi serious, exciting
Plot: pirate, caribbean sea, tyrant, adventurer, folk hero, crimes, gays and lesbians, rivalry, adventure, daring rescue, danger, heroes ...
Time: 70s, 18th century
Place: jamaica, west indies, caribbean
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 7.3
 6K
Still Life (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A town in Fengjie county is gradually being demolished and flooded to make way for the Three Gorges Dam. A man and woman visit the town to locate their estranged spouses, and become witness to the societal changes.
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: demolished city, haunted by the past, social decay, introspection, homecoming, human nature, life is a bitch, romance, society, estrangement, injustice, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, asia
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Butch and Sundance: The Early Days (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A "prequel" of sorts to "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," chronicling the two outlaws' lives in the years before the events portrayed in the Newman/Redford movie.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal, outlaw, gunfight, friends, chases and races, adventure, gang, buddies, on the run, criminal heroes, crimes, partners ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, utah
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 5.7
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The Big Show (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A European circus family is torn apart by greed and jealousy.
Plot: trial, brother brother relationship, brother sister relationship, chimpanzee, skiing, knife throwing, bear attack, flashback, falling from height, polar bear, trapeze, bear ...
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Walking a Tightrope (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Marcel Spadice is a famous writer with a criminal background and a penchant for handsome men. From time to time, he induces an attractive female admirer to arrange for him to be introduced to nice, talented young men who happen to be sufficiently ...
Style: tragic ending
Plot: german, arab, protege, railway station, soldier, french, accident, gay, homosexual, fame, tightrope walker, writers ...
Place: paris france
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The Song of the Old Days (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The members of an amateur theater group share the losses and sorrows of war with Armenian provincial town's inhabitants.
Plot: postman, church, animal sacrifice, children, actor, railway station, comedian, rehearsal, old woman, young love, amateur theater, tightrope ...
Place: armenia, caucasus, soviet union
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 7.8
 11K
Don (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A ruthless gangster named Don is killed during a scuffle with the police. Since only DSP DeSilva knows of this incident, he recruits another person named Vijay who is a spitting image of Don. Vijay is planted in Don's place in Don's gang ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, rough, exciting, serious ...
Plot: mistaken identity, gangsters, gang, on the run, undercover, undercover cop, chases and races, rivalry, criminal's revenge, drug dealing, crimes, master criminal ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, asia, bombay india
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 7.3
 119K
The Walk (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The story of French high-wire artist Philippe Petit's attempt to cross the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in 1974.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, based on true events, breathtaking ...
Plot: skyscraper, world trade center manhattan new york city, planning, obsession, ambition, danger, artists and showbiz, escapades, street performer, circus performer, follow your dream, tightrope ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974, year 1973, future
Place: new york, usa, paris france, france, manhattan new york city
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Elvira Madigan (1967)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Hedvig Jensen is a famous ropewalker and is known to her public as Elvira Madigan. She meets Lieutenant Sixten Sparre, a Swedish officer who is married and has two children. They both decide to run away, but since Sixten deserted the army, he cannot ...
Style: atmospheric, gloomy, emotional, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: suicide, destructive relationship, tragic love, social differences, love affair, unfulfilled love, down on your luck, romance, couples, society, unfulfillment, tragic hero ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: eastern europe
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Three Colors: Blue (1993)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Poland, Switzerland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Julie is haunted by her grief after living through a tragic auto wreck that claimed the life of her composer husband and young daughter. Her initial reaction is to withdraw from her relationships, lock herself in her apartment and suppress her pain. ...
Style: reflective, atmospheric, emotional, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: loss of child, pianist, loss of spouse, musician, neighbor, stripper, cat, grief, freedom, secret, infidelity, pain ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: paris france, france, europe, poland
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 6.9
 988
Starstruck (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A new-wave extravaganza in which a young woman wants to become the next big singer with the help of her friends and despite the wishes of her working class family.
Style: feel good, realistic, offbeat, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: cinderella story, hopes, couples, friends, musician's life, teenage life, showbiz, artists and showbiz, love and romance, ambition, follow your dream, rising to stardom ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, new south wales, sydney australia
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Looking for Cheyenne (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Cheyenne, a journalist, decides to leave Paris after being laid off and to settle down in the middle of nowhere, far from the society she hates.The trouble is that she leaves Sonia, her true love, behind. The latter, a teacher who loves her job, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, true love, gays and lesbians, countryside, lifestyle, breakup, couples, romance, politics, ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, europe, france, italy, cleveland ohio ...
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New York Stories (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Three stories happening in New York. The first, by Scorsese, is about a painter who creates his works helped by high volume music and an attractive assistant; second, by Coppola, is about a rich and bold 12 years old who helps her separated parents ...
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, witty, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: young heroes, artist, art, obsession, family relations, hotel, jealousy, parents and children, city life, youth, gallery, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, athens greece, new jersey ...
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 6.7
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My Friend Joe (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, Germany, Ireland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During the course of one summer, a young Irish lad named Chris befriends an American boy named Joe. The two couldn't be more different, yet they become inseparable. Things turn horribly wrong however, when Chris discovers his new best friend ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, gender, circus, family relations, friendship, friends, teenage life, gender bending, family life, youth, adventurer, family ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland
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 7.6
 8K
Butterfly (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film centres on Moncho and his coming-of-age experience in Galicia in 1936. Moncho develops a close relationship with his teacher Don Gregorio who introduces the boy to different things in the world. While the story centres on Moncho's ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, realistic, touching, compassionate ...
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, coming of age, spanish civil war, teacher, family relations, countryside, latin, civil war, fascism, patriotism, parents and children, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: spain, europe, australia, america, galicia ...
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 6.1
 3K
Jubilee (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Queen Elizabeth I visits late twentieth-century Britain to find a depressing landscape where life has changed since her time.
Style: cult film, suspense, experimental, biting, serious ...
Plot: murder, punk, time travel, future dystopia, queen elizabeth i, life is a bitch, imaginary, music, society, siblings relations, terrorism, united kingdom ...
Time: future, 17th century
Place: london, england, europe
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Save the Green Planet! (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A traumatized young man abducts Korean leaders, believing they're toxic reptilian aliens - a fifth column launching a takeover of beloved Earth. Stumped law enforcement geniuses half-seriously hire a disgraced, disheveled private detective with ...
Style: surreal, dark humor, humorous, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: save the world, alien, investigation, space and aliens, anti hero, anti heroes, ufo, heroes, intrigue, danger, deadly, frame up ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea, south korea
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 7.0
 239K
Chronicle (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three high school students make an incredible discovery, leading to their developing uncanny powers beyond their understanding. As they learn to control their abilities and use them to their advantage, their lives start to spin out of control, and ...
Style: bad ending, suspenseful, serious, visually appealing, suspense ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: supernatural ability, telekinesis, friendship, super strength, outcast, adolescence, supernatural, teenage life, high school, popularity, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c., seattle washington, tibet
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After the Sunset (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two master thieves (Brosnan and Hayek) are finally retiring after one last succesful mission. Residing in their own tropical paradise, their old nemesis, FBI Agent Stan P. Lloyd shows up to make sure they really are retired. Docked in the port is an ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: heist, island, master thief, one last job, cons and scams, crime, crimes, partners in crime, chase, female police officer, policewoman, american abroad ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bahamas, los angeles, caribbean
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 5.3
 2K
Berserk (1967)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Monica Rivers, is the owner and ringmaster of a traveling circus and who'll stop at nothing to draw bigger audiences. When a series of mysterious murders begins to occur and some of her performers die gruesomely, her profits soar. She hires ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: circus, murder, serial killer, investigation, danger, mysterious character, crime, mind game, performer's life, artists and showbiz, mystery, deadly ...
Time: 60s
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Man Is Not a Bird (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A Serbian engineer falls for a younger woman, but he is inept at courtship.
Style: clever, humorous, experimental, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: love triangle, hypnosis, factory, marketplace, circus, love, drinking, drinking alcohol, engineer, machinery, furnace, orchestral ...
Time: 60s
Place: serbia, former yugoslavia, belgrade
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