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, suspense, tense and semi serious films and TV shows about / with telephone call, murder, death, cigarette smoking, flashback, photograph, gun, police, swimming pool and husband wife relationship plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as telephone call: Don't Hang Up (2016), The Commuter (2018), Scream: The TV Series (2015), All the Money in the World (2017), Missing Pages (2013), Sin by Murder (2004), When Michael Calls (1972), Topsy-Turvy (1999), A Serious Man (2009), Rent (2005).
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Scream: The TV Series (2015)
Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
USA
45 min.
 7.3
The Americans (2013)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
44 min.
 8.4
The list contains the new films ordered by year. Click "View All" to show all items.
Tempting Devils (2018)
Drama
France
98 min.
 5.8
Chalet for sale (2018)
Comedy, Drama
Czech Republic
77 min.
 6.3

List of telephone call movies

 5.6
 10K
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, telephone call, revenge, terror, murder, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, party, stalker, drunk ...
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 6.3
 71K
The Commuter (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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: tense, exciting, surprise ending, suspense, rough
Plot: train, conspiracy, destruction, middle aged, negotiation, witness, train wreck, fired from the job, fbi, deal, fight, telephone call ...
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, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, teenage life, youth, small town, danger, massacre, high school, psychopath, murder, obsession, mystery, who done it ...
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: greed, kidnapping, ransom demand, miser, billionaire, grandfather grandson relationship, escape, child custody, violence, severed ear, oil company, police protection ...
Time: year 1973, year 1971
Place: italy, saudi arabia, rome italy
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 5.7
 251
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: manager, company, telephone call, kidnapping, room, suicide, death, boss, cigarette smoking, fear, crying, 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: murder, lawyer, 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, dead cop, ex wife, jack o'lantern, antique shop, pumpkin, wife, husband, hypnosis, parent child relationship, psychotic, hypnotism ...
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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, semi serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: theater, prostitute, telephone call, cigar smoking, drink, exhibition, opera, rehearsal, music, buddies, musician's life, showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1880s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, paris france, london
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 7.0
 117K
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, semi serious, clever, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: midlife crisis, jewish, suburban life, professor, dysfunctional family, communication problem, telephone call, university, marijuana, divorce, rabbi, defamation ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1967
Place: minnesota, usa, campus, poland, canada
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 7.0
 45K
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, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: lesbian, aids, transvestism, gay, drug abuse, hiv positive, missing person, telephone call, african american, friendship, cross dressing, eviction ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s, year 1989 ...
Place: new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, new mexico, manhattan new york city
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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: suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: small town, warning, death of wife, urban legend, telephone call, hallucination, motel, reporter, tumor, dream, bridge, psychic ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: west virginia, usa, ohio, washington d.c., chicago illinois ...
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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, serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, high school, telephone call, zombie, chase, obsession, murder, gory, college, ghost, afterlife, crimes ...
Time: 80s
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 8.4
 66K
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: secret agents, fbi, espionage, kgb, working undercover, double life, undercover, surveillance, parents and children, family relations, double agent, government agency ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: prank, odd couple, reluctant partners, telephone call, mistaken identity, disorder, obnoxious boss, journalism, mind game, track down, workplace romance, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england
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 5.2
 327
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: serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, jealousy, boat, murder, misfit partners, partners against crime, telephone call, crime, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, crimes, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
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 6.0
 65
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, paranoia, telephone call, discussion, comrade, internal monologue, moral dilemma, politics, doctor, torturer, art critic, depression ...
Place: chile
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 7.0
 18K
Thelma (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Norway, France, Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A college student starts to experience extreme seizures while studying at a university in Oslo, Norway. She soon learns that the violent episodes are a symptom of inexplicable, and often dangerous, supernatural abilities.
Style: ambiguous ending
Plot: lesbian, father daughter relationship, university, cigarette smoking, obsessive love, lgbt, sexual obsession, christianity, hysteria, lesbian relationship, obsession, supernatural power ...
Place: oslo norway
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 7.2
 121K
American Made (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, Colombia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The true story of pilot Barry Seal, who transported contraband for the CIA and the Medellin cartel in the 1980s.
Plot: cia, pilot, illegal drugs, fireworks, bare ass, drugs, telephone call, money, helicopter, sex scene, arrest, telephone conversation ...
Time: year 1978, 20th century, year 1985, year 1982, year 1980 ...
Place: latin america, colombia, usa, central america, panama ...
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 6.2
 21K
Unlocked (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Switzerland, UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After failing to apprehend the terrorist behind a Paris attack that claimed dozens of lives, CIA agent Alice Racine is forced to live in London as a caseworker. Her mentor unexpectedly calls her back into action when the CIA discovers that another ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: rogue agent, cia, biohazard, gun, female protagonist, telephone call, dog, betrayal, interrogation, falling from height, terrorism, terrorist ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s
Place: big ben london, moscow russia, langley virginia, tower bridge london, paris france
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The New York Ripper (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A burned-out New York police detective teams up with a college psychoanalyst to track down a vicious serial killer randomly stalking and killing various young women around the city.
Style: sexual, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, rough ...
Plot: violence, serial killer, slasher, italian horror, knife murder, human monster, slasher killer, unknown killer, murder, gory, fondling, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 5.7
 5K
TerrorVision (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A family's new satellite TV system starts receiving signals from another planet, and soon it becomes the passageway to an alien world.
Style: not serious, humorous, scary, offbeat, dark humor ...
Plot: satellite, heavy metal culture, alien, mutant, slime, deadly creature, alien encounter, technology gone awry, danger, parody, deadly, disorder ...
Time: 80s
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 6.2
 1K
Scribe (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two years after a burn-out, Duval is still unemployed. Contacted by an enigmatic businessman, he is offered a simple and well-paid job: transcribing telephone tapping. Duval accepts financially without questioning the purpose of the organization ...
Plot: telephone conversation, telephone call, newspaper article, breaking and entering, flat, peep hole, intelligence agency, audio cassette, stadium, hands tied, jigsaw puzzle, typing ...
Place: france
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 4.9
 421
Do You Know Me (2009)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Story: Ellie Carter is recently graduated and has it all. While celebrating with friend and boyfriend, she comes across a milk carton with a picture of a missing child that looks a lot like her. As a prank, they call the toll free number and she realizes ...
Plot: brother sister relationship, businessman, murder of father, shot in the head, car, revelation, running, photograph, bound and gagged, duct tape over mouth, beach, on the run ...
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Tempting Devils (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman discovers curious erotic messages on a lost cell phone in the train. When she meets the owner of the phone, a liberated young woman, the two of them embark on an erotic journey.
Plot: train station, taxi, apartment, suicide thoughts, telephone conversation, sex scene, nude, drunk, yoga, pornographic video, hallucination, telephone call ...
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Call Me by Your Name (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, Brazil, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Elio Perlman is spending the summer with his family at their vacation home in Lombardy, Italy. When his father hires a handsome doctoral student, the curious 17-year-old finds himself developing a growing attraction to the young man.
Plot: gay relationship, lgbt, first love, coming out, masturbation, self discovery, seduction, small town, homosexual, loss, diary, desire ...
Time: year 1983
Place: italy
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Reinventing Marvin (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young gay man determined to reinvent his life leaves everything behind on his quest for self-realization.
Plot: gay, lgbt, homosexuality, gay kiss, gay couple, male nudity, name change, homophobic slur, school bully, gay club, sex in shower, gay sex ...
Place: paris france
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 5.5
 2K
Catch Hell (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Former Hollywood star Reagan Pearce (Ryan Phillippe) is kidnapped by two men connected to his past while on location in Louisiana. When he wakes up bound and chained in a rundown shack, he soon discovers the real motives of his captors and finds ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: kidnapping, actor, manipulations, isolation, confined, danger, actor's life, mind game, survival, vengeance, artists and showbiz, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
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Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the target for a newer, more deadly terminator. Once again, the resistance has ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, killer robot, manhunt, chase, save the world, terminator, future dystopia, lone hero, violence, time travel, imaginary ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2020s ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Nobody Else But You (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The ambiguous suicide of a local beauty, weathergirl, cheese model, and Marilyn Monroe look-a-like finds an eager sleuth in David Rousseau, best-selling crime novelist. When Rousseau visits a remote Alps village for the reading of his friend's ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: fake suicide, cheese, small town, investigation, inheritance, amateur detective, writer's life, artists and showbiz, obsessive quest, crimes, hypnosis, mysterious death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2001, year 1990, year 2005 ...
Place: france, europe
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Man Without a Memory (1974)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In London, an amnesiac is abducted and beaten by a stranger who calls him a "dirty son of a double-crosser." When a sniper's bullet kills his attacker the man flees the country with airline tickets provided by a wife he never knew he ...
Style: suspense
Plot: memory loss, whodunit, straight razor, psychopathic killer, hiding, psychiatry, switchblade, love, telephone call, lie, friend, promise ...
Place: italy
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