Pressure movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant pressure movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspense, serious, suspenseful, captivating and exciting films and TV shows about / with pressure, teenager, death, brutality, nudity (full frontal - brief), catastrophe, police, investigation, danger and rivalry plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, Finland, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as pressure: Leviathan (2014), Heart of the Beholder (2005), Glengarry Glen Ross (1992), Clique (2017), 40-Love (2014), Norbit (2007), Peterloo (2018), All Rise (2019), First Born (2016), Defending Jacob (2020).

List of pressure movies

 7.6
 49K
Leviathan (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In a Russian coastal town, Kolya is forced to fight the corrupt mayor when he is told that his house will be demolished. He recruits a lawyer friend to help, but the man's arrival brings further misfortune for Kolya and his family.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, thought provoking, suspense, sincere ...
Plot: small town, injustice, mayor, russian, life is a bitch, legal action, social relations, political corruption, coastal town, friends, family problems, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: russia
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The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli M?ki (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Finland, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Summer 1962 and Olli Mäki has a shot at the world championship title in featherweight boxing. From the Finnish countryside to the bright lights of Helsinki, everything has been prepared for his fame and fortune. All Olli has to do is lose weight ...
Style: factual, exciting, captivating, rough, tense ...
Plot: boxing, love, athlete, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, training, pressure, boxing match, publicity, girlfriend, boxer shorts, camera, marriage proposal ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1962
Place: finland, helsinki finland
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Heart of the Beholder (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Based on the true story of a family who opened the first videocassette rental stores in St. Louis in 1980. The family was ruined by a corrupt prosecutor who had been blackmailed by a religious group because the family refused to remove Martin ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: fighting the system, rebellion, rivalry, injustice, religions or cults, corporate crimes, courtroom drama, society, legal, dishonesty, life is a bitch, campaign ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
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Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Glengarry Glen Ross, follows the lives of four unethical Chicago real estate agents who are prepared to go to any lengths (legal or illegal) to unload undesirable real estate on unwilling prospective buyers.
Style: talky, cynical, intense, tense, realistic ...
Plot: office, real estate agent, greed, corporate world, ambition, rivalry, manipulation, manipulations, workplace intrigue, boss and employee, career, reward ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, arizona, illinois, florida ...
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 7.0
 2K
Clique (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: In the first year of uni, childhood best friends Holly and Georgia find themselves drawn to an elite clique. When Holly begins to suspect darkness lurks beneath the glamour, she will do anything to save her soulmate.
Style: psychological, suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: university, feminism, student, female friendship, ambition, mysterious character, pressure, brother sister relationship, women, society, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: scotland, edinburgh scotland, britain
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 6.0
 238
40-Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jérôme, a senior executive, has just left his company. Determined to never work for nobody else ever again, he attempts to set up his own company, come what may, even ignoring the reluctance of his wife Laura. Ugo, their 11-year-old son, is a ...
Style: semi serious, thought provoking, touching, sincere, talky
Plot: father son relationship, pressure, competition, tennis, job seeking, ambition, deception, marital problem, boy, 12 year old, manager, friendship between boys
Place: flanders
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 4.1
 68K
Norbit (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A mild-mannered guy who is engaged to a monstrous woman meets the woman of his dreams, and schemes to find a way to be with her.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: family relations, overweight woman, couples, unlikely couple, goofy hero, siblings relations, family problems, childhood sweetheart, love triangle, unsupportive spouse, dream girl, evil woman ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
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 6.5
 4K
Peterloo (2018)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A drama about the infamous 1819 Manchester massacre, which killed an estimated 18 protesters and injured up to 700.
Style: based on true events, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: protest, political repression, massacre, historical event, society, pressure, dishonesty, fighting the system, political activism, injustice, prime minister, police brutality ...
Time: 1810s
Place: england, manchester
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 6.6
 3K
All Rise (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A look at the personal and professional lives of the judges, lawyers, clerks, bailiffs and cops who work at an L.A. County courthouse.
Style: captivating, emotional, disturbing, compassionate, uplifting
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: lawyer, courtroom drama, judge, courtroom, trial, police, coworker relationship, district attorney, justice, new job, pressure, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles
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 4.8
 2K
First Born (2016)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young couples lives are turned upside down when the birth of their first child is accompanied by terrifying entities that threaten their newly formed family.
Style: bleak, suspense, scary, rough, suspenseful
Plot: supernatural power, evil force, married couple, paranormal, family in danger, daughter, supernatural being, riddles and clues, paranormal activity, terrorizing, evil, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Defending Jacob (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 402 min.
TV show
Story: A family’s lives are irreparably disrupted when the 14-year-old son is accused of murdering a fellow classmate.
Style: suspense, serious, social, captivating
Plot: police investigation, death, murder investigation, husband wife relationship, false accusation of murder, investigation, parents and children, murder, suspect, father son relationship, mysterious villain, family relations ...
Time: 2020s
Place: massachusetts
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 6.3
 562
Short Skin (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Ever since he was a child, the seventeen-yearold Edoardo has suffered from a malformation of the foreskin that stops him from masturbating and makes him insecure and ill at ease with girls. Shut up in his sexless microcosm, Edoardo reacts with ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: coming of age, teenage life, family relations, misfit, youth, anxiety, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexuality, foreskin, loss of virginity, pressure, uncertainty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
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 6.6
 2K
72 Meters (2004)
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The film begins in the 1980s Soviet Union. Two best friends, Orlov and Muravyev, are serving at the Black Sea Navy Base in Sevastopol, Crimea. Both fall in love with one beautiful girl Nelly, and their friendship suffers a first blow. Because she ...
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, psychological, thought provoking
Plot: submarine, explosion, navy, military, underwater, survival, danger, friendship, rescue, underwater scene, accident, goldfish ...
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10.0 Earthquake (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Los Angeles is about to be hit by a devastating earthquake, and time is running out to save the city from imminent danger.
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, disaster movie
Plot: earthquake, geology, scientist, science, death, industry, disaster film, happy ending, broken windshield, cliff, problem, catastrophe ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles
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 6.7
 235
Shady (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Because of her last name "Kumada" (bear + rice paddy) and her appearance, Misa's high school classmates call her "Pooh" disparagingly. She obviously has no friends and can only let down her guard around her pet parrot and ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, bloody ...
Plot: friendship, lie, teenage girl, trial, deception, missing person, transformation, mother daughter relationship, cheating, lesbian, washing hands, killing a dog ...
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Prescription: Murder (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A psychiatrist uses a patient he is having an affair with to help him kill his wife, but his perfect alibi may come apart at the hands of a seemingly befuddled LAPD lieutenant.
Style: clever, suspenseful, talky, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, police investigation, swimming pool, psychiatrist, alibi, investigation, police detective, mistress, couples, uncover truth, crime ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
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The Way of the Dragon (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tang Lung arrives in Rome to help his cousins in the restaurant business. They are being pressured to sell their property to the syndicate, who will stop at nothing to get what they want. When Tang arrives he poses a new threat to the syndicate, and ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, humorous, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, gang, gangsters, heroes, restaurant, vengeance, culture clash, master warrior, danger, heroic mission, sniper ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, china, hong kong, asia ...
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The Frozen Ground (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An Alaska State Trooper partners with a young woman who escaped the clutches of serial killer Robert Hansen to bring the murderer to justice. Based on actual events.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, intense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crime, psychopath, winter, pimp, crimes, escape, kidnapping, manhunt, hunting, rapist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983, 70s
Place: alaska, usa, united states, boston
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Borg vs McEnroe (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Finland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of the world's greatest tennis icons – Björn Borg and his biggest rival, the young and talented John McEnroe – and their legendary duel during the 1980 Wimbledon tournament.
Style: based on true events, serious, captivating, tense, exciting
Plot: tennis, tennis player, professional sports, rivalry, arrogance, coach, childhood flashback, american abroad, male objectification, fiance fiancee relationship, nightclub, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, 20th century, year 1978, year 1979 ...
Place: monte carlo, monaco, sweden, stockholm sweden, new york ...
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Music and Lyrics (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A washed up singer is given a couple days to compose a chart-topping hit for an aspiring teen sensation. Though he's never written a decent lyric in his life, he sparks with an offbeat younger woman with a flair for words.
Style: feel good, semi serious, sweet, light, lyrical ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, romance, musician's life, fall in love, singer, romancing partners, career, band, love and romance, desire for fame, showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, london, new jersey
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 5.3
 94K
Geostorm (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After an unprecedented series of natural disasters threatened the planet, the world's leaders came together to create an intricate network of satellites to control the global climate and keep everyone safe. But now, something has gone wrong: ...
Style: disaster movie, psychotronic, apocalyptic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, storm, catastrophe, tsunami, disaster film, hurricane, climate change, humanity in peril, global warming, weather manipulation, conspiracy ...
Time: future, near future, year 2019
Place: madrid, afghanistan, shanghai china, tokyo, hong kong ...
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You Shall Not Sleep (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Argentina, Uruguay
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In an abandoned psychiatric hospital, a theatre group experiments with insomnia for the preparation of a stage play. With the passage of days without sleep, they reach new thresholds of perception that expose them to the secrets of the place and the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, bleak, suspense
Plot: insomnia, experiment, hallucination, stage play, aspiring actor, mysterious death, abandoned building, violence, abandoned hospital, mental institution, candle, cemetery ...
Time: year 1975, year 1984
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 5.9
 3K
The Lost (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A charismatic psycho suspected of killing two innocent campers in a cold-blooded double homicide grows increasingly unstable as his suburban empire starts to crack at the foundations.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, murder, psychopath, violence, police investigation, serial killer, drug use, deadly, youth, rivalry, slasher, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
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 5.3
 205
Modern Love (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Modern relationships are examined in this comedy drama.
Plot: relationships, birthday party, pregnancy, childbirth, military officer, parents daughter relationship, real life husband and wife play husband and wife, worry, nudity (full frontal - brief), family life, secretary, real life mother and daughter playing mother and daughter ...
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The Nickel Ride (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A world-weary crime boss is losing his grip on his organization.
Plot: neo noir, neo-noir, hitman, cabin, lucky charm, punched in the face, female slaps male, mob, fear, footprint, warehouse, surprise birthday party ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
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 5.0
 389
999-9999 (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Rainbow has just moved to an international school in Phuket, in Southern Thailand. She soon becomes the center of attention, since so many of her new friends are curious to know about the recent death of a student at her old school in the North. She ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: pursuit, freak accident, friendship, death of friend, death, ferrari, school, locked in a room, mask, falling from height, obesity, video camera ...
Place: thailand
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 6.0
 535
Life for Sale (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Life for Sale is the story of one unlucky man's descent into disaster, a dramatic, human-destiny thriller with contemporary social undertones.
Style: psychological, contemplative, suspense, sincere, captivating
Plot: family relations, money problems, father son relationship, bankruptcy, downfall, business, husband wife relationship, death of brother, businessman, brother brother relationship, dreaming, small business ...
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Little Miss Perfect (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An overambitious high school freshman tries to control her life by controlling her weight.
Plot: anorexia, reflection, beauty and the beast, blog, pressure, beast, eating disorder, control, cutting, photograph, high school, perfection ...
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Stand Against Fear (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A popular high school cheerleader finds herself under attack from school officials and friends when she accuses two star football players of sexually molesting her and another cheerleader.
Style: sentimental, gloomy, uplifting, serious, realistic
Plot: sexual harassment, high school, courtroom, injustice, social relations, unsupportive friend, rebellion, price of justice, courtroom drama, legal, legal action, athlete's life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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The Towering Inferno (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: At the opening party of a colossal - but poorly constructed - office building, a massive fire breaks out that threatens to destroy the tower and everyone in it.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: catastrophe, skyscraper, rescue, firefighter, survival, race against time, fire, explosion, negligence, escape attempt, hysteria, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california
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