Telephone call movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant telephone call movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, realistic, suspense, exciting, serious and captivating films and TV shows about / with telephone call, murder, death, kidnapping, police, blood, husband wife relationship, friendship, paranoia and violence plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as telephone call: Don't Hang Up (2016), The Guilty (2018), The Commuter (2018), Scream: The TV Series (2015), All the Money in the World (2017), Radio Day (2008), Compliance (2012), The Sweet Body of Deborah (1968), Missing Pages (2013), Sin by Murder (2004).

List of telephone call movies

 5.6
 11K
Don't Hang Up (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An evening of drunken prank calls becomes a nightmare for a pair of teenagers when a mysterious stranger turns their own game against them.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Plot: prank, mysterious stranger, teenager, revenge, telephone call, terror, murder, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, party, stalker, drunk ...
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 7.5
 26K
The Guilty (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Alarm dispatcher and former police officer, Asger Holm, answers an emergency call from a kidnapped woman. When the call is suddenly disconnected, the search for the woman and her kidnapper begins. With the phone as his only tool, Asger enters a race ...
Style: exciting, enigmatic, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: police, telephone call, police vigilantism, revelation, guilt, plot twist, real time, one location, one day, telephone conversation, woman in danger, saving a life ...
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 6.3
 84K
The Commuter (2018)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A businessman, on his daily commute home, gets unwittingly caught up in a criminal conspiracy that threatens not only his life but the lives of those around him.
Style: surprise ending, tense, exciting, suspense, rough
Plot: train, conspiracy, money, fired from the job, train wreck, deception, deal, destruction, fight, telephone call, fbi, cell phone ...
Time: 2010s
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city
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Scream: The TV Series (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: What starts as a YouTube video going viral, soon leads to problems for the teenagers of Lakewood and serves as the catalyst for a murder that opens up a window to the town's troubled past. Everyone has secrets. Everyone tells lies. Everyone is ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, twists and turns, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, teenage life, small town, youth, massacre, danger, high school, characters killed one by one, murder, psychopath, who done it, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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All the Money in the World (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom.
Style: based on true events, serious, tense, captivating, rough
Plot: kidnapping, greed, ransom demand, billionaire, escape, grandfather grandson relationship, violence, miser, abduction, child custody, mafia, flashback ...
Time: year 1973, year 1971
Place: italy, rome italy, saudi arabia
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 7.4
 3K
Radio Day (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One (and not the most easy one) day from the life of a big Moscow radio station.
Style: buddy comedy, situational comedy, atmospheric
Plot: radio, drunkenness, radio show, assistant, ship, telephone call, one day, friendship, group of friends, bribery, animal trainer, wild animal ...
Place: moscow russia
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 6.4
 28K
Compliance (2012)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sandra is the manager at a fast-food restaurant, and Becky is her teenaged counter girl who really needs the job. One stressful day, a police officer telephones and accuses Becky of stealing money from a customer’s purse, which Becky vehemently ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: manipulation, false accusation, human nature, dishonesty, power relations, moral dilemma, boss and employee, workplace situations, confined, crimes, workplace, telephone call ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mcdonald's restaurant, new jersey, canada
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The Sweet Body of Deborah (1968)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young newlywed couple from America returns to Geneva to visit Marcel's home town. Once there he is informed of his former lover's suicide and in turn is subjected to threats that accuse him of being responsible for her death and further, ...
Plot: telephone call, science, falling in love, joy, desire, sensuality, bedroom, blonde, dancing, kiss, fear, female victim ...
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 5.8
 255
Missing Pages (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 8 important executive members of some notable corporations of the country are kidnapped during a recent trial.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: company, telephone call, manager, kidnapping, job interview, suicide, medication, fear, cigarette smoking, boss, death, murder ...
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Sin by Murder (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On the night of their tenth anniversary, corporate lawyer Michael Barnes' wife is brutally murdered. Labelled the prime suspect by Detectives Jack Burns and Amy Cobb, Barnes must try to clear his name before it's too late... Along the way, ...
Plot: lawyer, murder, necklace, telephone call, tattoo, bare breasts
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When Michael Calls (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Helen keeps on receiving phone calls from a child, who claims being her nephew Michael - but Michael died 15 years ago! In these calls he scolds on acquaintances, who then die in suspicious accidents. Soon Helen has to fear to be the next victim.
Plot: telephone call, jack o'lantern, ex wife, dead cop, antique shop, psychotic, therapist, mute, hypnotism, ex husband, phone terror, fog ...
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 7.4
 11K
Topsy-Turvy (1999)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, Music, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: After their production "Princess Ida" meets with less-than-stunning reviews, the relationship between Gilbert and Sullivan is strained to breaking. Their friends and associates attempt to get the two to work together again, which opens the ...
Style: talky, witty, touching, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: rehearsal, theater, exhibition, prostitute, telephone call, drink, cigar smoking, music, opera, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, disagreement ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1880s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, paris france, london
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 7.1
 120K
A Serious Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Serious Man is the story of an ordinary man's search for clarity in a universe where Jefferson Airplane is on the radio and F-Troop is on TV. It is 1967, and Larry Gopnik, a physics professor at a quiet Midwestern university, has just been ...
Style: dark humor, intellectual, cynical, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: midlife crisis, jewish, professor, suburban life, divorce, marijuana, dysfunctional family, neighbor, bribery, defamation, student, university ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1967
Place: minnesota, usa, campus, poland, canada ...
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 7.0
 46K
Rent (2005)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: This rock opera tells the story of one year in the life of a group of bohemians struggling in modern day East Village, New York, USA. The story centers around Mark and Roger, two roommates. While a former tragedy has made Roger numb to life, Mark ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: aids, lesbian, friendship, drug abuse, gay, support group, protest, eviction, musician, lawyer, roommate, poverty ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1989 ...
Place: usa, new york, new mexico, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city
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 6.5
 105K
Red Eye (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After attending the funeral of her grandmother in Dallas, the Lux Atlantic Hotel manager Lisa is waiting for a flight to Miami. Due to the bad weather and consequent flight delay, she meets in the airport bar Jack Rippner, who is also in the waiting ...
Style: psychological, exciting, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, fear, terrorism, woman in danger, hitman, crimes, kidnapping, airport, villain, stewardess, danger, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas
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The Mothman Prophecies (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Reporter John Klein is plunged into a world of impossible terror and unthinkable chaos when fate draws him to a sleepy West Virginia town whose residents are being visited by a great winged shape that sows hideous nightmares and fevered visions.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Plot: small town, warning, urban legend, death of wife, hallucination, mystery, psychic, reporter, investigation, danger, obsessive quest, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: west virginia, usa, chicago illinois, washington d.c., ohio ...
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 4.2
 1K
976-Evil II (1991)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After being bestowed with demonic powers following a phone call to Hell, a psychotic teacher begins a rampage of death and destruction in a small town, forcing a teen and her boyfriend to fight him off so that they can get away.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, zombie, slasher, obsession, murder, chase, telephone call, escapades, crimes, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, ghost ...
Time: 80s
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 6.6
 533
Loudspeaker (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Gathered together in a country house, seven friends play an entertaining game, in which participants have to read aloud all of their incoming text messages, and can only answer their calls using loudspeaker mode. They can’t even imagine what ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, touching
Plot: friendship, family relations, love and romance, couples, adaptation, husband wife relationship, telephone call, party, dishonesty, secrets, love, family ...
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 8.4
 71K
The Americans (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Set during the Cold War period in the 1980s, The Americans is the story of Elizabeth and Philip Jennings, two Soviet KGB officers posing as an American married couple in the suburbs of Washington D.C. and their neighbor, Stan Beeman, an FBI ...
Style: captivating, exciting, atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: undercover, secret agents, espionage, double life, kgb, russian, fbi, cold war, working undercover, mole, surveillance, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: soviet union, usa, washington d.c.
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 7.8
 2K
Fonejacker (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Story: Fonejacker is a British comedy programme broadcast on E4 featuring a series of prank calls involving a number of different characters performed by British Iranian television actor Kayvan Novak. It first appeared in May 2006 and became a full series ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, exciting, realistic
Plot: prank, crimes, mistaken identity, artist, obnoxious boss, dishonesty, reluctant partners, cons and scams, life turned upside down, computers and web, salesman, radio show ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england
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 5.2
 335
Playboy Cops (2008)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two off-the-wall detectives go in search for a killer, while vying for the affections of a young woman.
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, boat, jealousy, reluctant partners, chases and races, heroes, disorder, law enforcement, deadly, track down, superior officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, hong kong
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 6.0
 66
Melancholia (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Art critic Krabbé, a German ex-pat living in London, is confronted by his radical 1960s past when he's asked to assassinate a Chilean murderer who is on a visit to London. Krabbé's anti-hero is spot on and his increasing struggle with ...
Plot: paranoia, telephone call, doctor, war criminal, assassination, depression, terrorist group, politics, discussion, moral dilemma, internal monologue, comrade ...
Place: chile
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 6.4
 362
Sibyl (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sibyl, a jaded psychotherapist, returns to her first passion: writing. But her newest patient Margot, a troubled up-and-coming actress, proves to be a source of inspiration that is far too tempting. Fascinated almost to the point of obsession, Sibyl ...
Plot: adultery, vampirism, creativity, psychoanalysis, drunk, pregnant, boat, unwanted pregnancy, drunken woman, cotton candy, island, telephone conversation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france
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 8.6
 4K
Parasite (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 132 min.
Story: All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.
Plot: flood, class differences, birthday party, underground, crime family, family, unemployed, class struggle, poverty, house, drawing, pet dog ...
Place: south korea
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 7.0
 205
Bacurau (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: Brazil, France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Bacurau, a small town in the Brazilian sertão, mourns the loss of its matriarch, Carmelita, who lived to be 94. Days later, its inhabitants notice that their community has vanished from most maps.
Plot: blood, drone, child killed, telephone conversation, donkey, school teacher, food, dog, book, map, teacher, school ...
Time: near future
Place: brazil
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 5.9
 8K
Ma (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sue Ann is a loner who keeps to herself in her quiet Ohio town. One day, she is asked by Maggie, a new teenager in town, to buy some booze for her and her friends, and Sue Ann sees the chance to make some unsuspecting, if younger, friends of her ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, brutal, twists and turns
Plot: teenager, party, mental health, stranger, torture, kidnapping, female killer, underage drinking, slasher, body count, female psychopath, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.4
 20K
Brightburn (2019)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister?
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil, alien, fear, child, supernatural ability, family, creature feature, assassin, danger, super villain, crying, blood ...
Time: 21st century
Place: kansas
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 7.8
 4K
Pain & Glory (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Salvador Mallo, a filmmaker in the twilight of his career, reflects on the choices he's made in life as past and present come crashing down around him.
Plot: filmmaker, gay relationship, desire, movie business, homosexuality, surgeon, stage, scar, gay lead character, absent father, lesson, sexual awakening ...
Time: 2010s, 1950s
Place: spain
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Dragged Across Concrete (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Two policemen, one an old-timer, the other his volatile younger partner, find themselves suspended when a video of their strong-arm tactics becomes the media's cause du jour. Low on cash and with no other options, these two embittered soldiers ...
Style: captivating, intense, exciting, semi serious, ironic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, colleague colleague relationship, quitting a job, crimes, revenge, police, gunfight, father daughter relationship, wife husband relationship, sibling relationship, reunited friends, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.0
 12K
Greta (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young woman returns an elderly widow’s lost purse, leading to an unlikely relationship between the two — until the young woman discovers her elder might not be all that she seems.
Plot: trapped, trap, dog, older woman younger woman relationship, basement, stalker, psychopath, evil, finger, drugged, shooting, tied up ...
Place: paris france, france
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