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 realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense and tense films and TV shows about / with telephone call, death, murder, friendship, police, violence, kidnapping, husband wife relationship, father son relationship and father daughter relationship plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime 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), Missing Pages (2013), Sin by Murder (2004), When Michael Calls (1972).

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: suspenseful, suspense, exciting, scary
Plot: prank, mysterious stranger, teenager, telephone call, revenge, murder, terror, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, party, stalker, drunk ...
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 7.5
 23K
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: suspense, suspenseful, enigmatic, exciting, captivating
Plot: police, telephone call, guilt, police vigilantism, plot twist, revelation, one day, telephone conversation, one location, real time, saving a life, woman in danger ...
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 6.3
 81K
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, exciting, tense, suspense, rough
Plot: train, conspiracy, money, fired from the job, train wreck, deception, deal, destruction, fight, telephone call, fbi, blood ...
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, youth, small town, danger, massacre, high school, murder, psychopath, who done it, characters killed one by one, 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, ransom demand, greed, miser, billionaire, child custody, grandfather grandson relationship, escape, telephone call, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, severed ear, 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, assistant, radio show, one day, telephone call, ship, friendship, group of friends, bribery, office, redhead ...
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: false accusation, human nature, dishonesty, manipulation, moral dilemma, power relations, 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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 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, manager, telephone call, kidnapping, suicide, job interview, crying, fear, lie, room, murder, gun ...
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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, telephone call, necklace, 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, farm, ex husband ex wife relationship, hypnosis, wife, husband, ex husband, beekeeper, phone terror, barn, lawyer, 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: theater, rehearsal, drink, telephone call, cigar smoking, prostitute, exhibition, music, opera, buddies, partners, musician's life ...
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, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: midlife crisis, jewish, professor, suburban life, divorce, marijuana, dysfunctional family, university, student, bribery, neighbor, rabbi ...
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, eviction, protest, musician, lawyer, poverty, heroin ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1990, 1990s ...
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new mexico, 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, hitman, woman in danger, crimes, kidnapping, airport, villain, danger, stewardess, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 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, hallucination, death of wife, mystery, psychic, reporter, investigation, danger, obsessive quest, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: west virginia, usa, ecuador, chicago illinois, washington d.c. ...
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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, slasher, zombie, murder, obsession, chase, telephone call, vengeance, ghost, good versus evil, gory, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s
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 6.7
 383
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, couples, adaptation, love and romance, party, dishonesty, secrets, telephone call, husband wife relationship, love, escapades ...
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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: exciting, captivating, atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: undercover, secret agents, espionage, double life, kgb, fbi, cold war, working undercover, mole, surveillance, double agent, 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: suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, exciting, realistic
Plot: prank, journalism, mouse, kidnapping, salesman, odd couple, life turned upside down, crimes, cons and scams, reluctant partners, computers and web, radio show ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 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: realistic, serious, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, boat, jealousy, law enforcement, rivalry, crime, reluctant partners, misfit partners, chases and races, superior officer, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
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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: german, telephone call, paranoia, doctor, depression, assassination, terrorist group, war criminal, discussion, art critic, torturer, moral dilemma ...
Place: chile
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 7.5
 170
Rosie (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A mother strives to shield her young family from their new reality when their landlord sells the property and renders them homeless.
Style: suspenseful, rough, touching, psychological, thought provoking
Plot: homelessness, dublin ireland, love and romance, society, friendship, hopes, life is a bitch, family relations, parents and children, betrayal, rescue, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland
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 5.2
 41
Pure as Snow (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Claire is a beautiful young woman who works at her late father’s hotel, that is now managed by her evil stepmother Maud. Claire unwittingly sparks uncontrollable jealousy in Maud, whose young lover has fallen in love with Claire. Maud decides to ...
Plot: snow white, punched in the face, dancing, dog, cigarette smoking, restaurant, flashback, eating an apple, nightclub, apple, kidnapping, kiss ...
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Captive State (2019)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Nearly a decade after occupation by an extraterrestrial force, the lives of a Chicago neighborhood on both sides of the conflict are explored.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, apocalyptic, suspense, intense
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: alien invasion, apocalypse, rescue attempt, capture, attack, society, survival, church, violence, police, underground, subway station ...
Time: future, near future
Place: chicago illinois
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King of Crime (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Marcus King, an old school gangster, a crime lord, has left behind old school crime. He has manoeuvred his business into the leafy lanes of the suburbs and now, in place of pimps and dealers, his team consists of the best graduate geeks that money ...
Plot: gay, internet, crime boss, crime, lgbt, bisexuality, female protagonist, breasts, poison, tied to a chair, torture, swimming pool ...
Place: spain
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 6.5
 1K
Mediterranea (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, USA, Germany, Qatar
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ayiva recently left his home in Burkina Faso in search of a way to provide for his sister and his daughter. He takes advantage of his position in an illegal smuggling operation to get himself and his best friend Abas off of the continent. Ayiva ...
Plot: illegal immigration, smuggling, friend, ship, underwater scene, french, brother sister relationship, tv news, grandmother granddaughter relationship, sleeping, gang, train station ...
Place: italy, africa, mediterranean sea, libya, algeria
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Benim Dünyam (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 100 min.
Story: At 2 Ela lost her ability of seeing and hearing because of a severe illness. And then she became a total disappointment of her family due to her untamed behaviors. But everything changed after an unorthodox teacher stepped into their lives to ...
Style: serious, emotional, uplifting, realistic
Plot: disability, mute or deaf, dedication, human spirit, misfit, against the odds, social misfits, favoritism among siblings, hopes, teachers and students, family relations, dedicated educator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, turkey
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Lords of Chaos (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Horror, Music, Thriller
Country: UK, Sweden, Norway
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A teenager's quest to launch Norwegian Black Metal in Oslo in the 1990s results in a very violent outcome.
Style: based on true events
Plot: self mutilation, suicide, music band, violence, nihilism, suicide by gunshot, audio cassette, audio tape, stabbed in the back, stabbed in the head, ladder, rifle ...
Time: year 1987, 1990s
Place: oslo norway
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The Magic Quill (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Denmark
Story: A fairy tale, featuring the landlady Margaret, the devil Boniface, the bribable councilors Fake and Chatterbox and the lazy tailor Greasy. In Hell, the devils have a quill that writes human sins into the Book of Sins and the devils go and pull the ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: neighbor, escape, fainting, small town, hiding place, drunkenness, office, jail, disguise, false identity, devil, feather ...
Place: central europe
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Closer to the Moon (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Romania, USA, Italy, Poland, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Romanian police officer teams up with a small crew of bank robbers to pull off a heist by convincing everyone at the scene of the crime that they are only filming a movie.
Style: sincere, bleak, stylized, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: heist, crime and punishment, love triangle, impossible love, society, death row, confined, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, love and romance, crimes, crime gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1964, year 1959, year 1960 ...
Place: romania, soviet union, ussr
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