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, tense, exciting and serious films and TV shows about / with telephone call, friendship, husband wife relationship, death, police, murder, paranoia, investigation, fear and flashback plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as telephone call: Compliance (2012), 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), The Sweet Body of Deborah (1968), Missing Pages (2013), Sin by Murder (2004).

List of telephone call movies

 6.4
 29K
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, telephone call, human nature, dishonesty, power relations, moral dilemma, boss and employee, theft, workplace situations, confined, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mcdonald's restaurant, new jersey, canada
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 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, teenager, mysterious stranger, telephone call, terror, murder, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, party, revenge, stalker, drunk ...
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 7.5
 30K
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: enigmatic, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, captivating
Plot: police, telephone call, guilt, revelation, police vigilantism, plot twist, one day, telephone conversation, real time, one location, saving a life, woman in danger ...
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 6.3
 87K
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, 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, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, teenage life, characters killed one by one, high school, massacre, danger, small town, youth, 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, severed ear, miser, abduction, child custody, mafia ...
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, waking up, country house ...
Place: moscow russia
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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, joy, sexual desire, attraction, sexual attraction, romantic obsession, male female relationship, anatomy, dancing, kiss, fear, desire ...
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 5.8
 262
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: telephone call, manager, company, kidnapping, job interview, suicide, cigarette smoking, murder, boss, room, crying, lie ...
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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: necklace, lawyer, murder, 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, phone terror, therapist, psychotic, hypnosis, hypnotism, parent child relationship, mute, animal attack, beekeeper, ex husband, kitchen ...
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 7.3
 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, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: rehearsal, theater, exhibition, prostitute, cigar smoking, telephone call, drink, music, opera, partners, buddies, bohemian life ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1880s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, paris france, london
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 7.0
 123K
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, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: midlife crisis, jewish, professor, suburban life, divorce, marijuana, dysfunctional family, neighbor, rabbi, defamation, bribery, university ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1967
Place: minnesota, usa, campus, poland, canada ...
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 6.9
 47K
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, realistic, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: aids, lesbian, friendship, drug abuse, gay, support group, lawyer, musician, roommate, heroin, poverty, eviction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s, year 1989 ...
Place: usa, new york, manhattan, new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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 6.4
 106K
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, intense, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, fear, terrorism, woman in danger, crimes, kidnapping, hitman, 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: warning, psychic, small town, terminal illness, urban legend, hallucination, death of wife, mystery, reporter, investigation, danger, obsessive quest ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: west virginia, usa, washington d.c., ohio, ecuador ...
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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, scary, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, high school, murder, obsession, chase, slasher, telephone call, vengeance, deadly, teenage life, gory, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
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 6.6
 624
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: feel good, touching, captivating, humorous
Plot: couple relations, friendship, family relations, love and romance, couples, adaptation, dishonesty, secrets, party, telephone call, husband wife relationship, love ...
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Six Degrees of Celebration (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A collection of several interlinked stories that happen on the New Year's eve...
Style: humorous, entertaining, funny, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: disorder, new year, miraculous event, friendship, couple relations, romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, jealousy, president, family relations, hopes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
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 8.4
 75K
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, kgb, double life, espionage, secret agents, cold war, russian, fbi, working undercover, mole, top secret, surveillance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: soviet union, usa, washington d.c.
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 7.7
 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, salesman, radio show, kidnapping, mouse, artist, mistaken identity, journalism, crimes, cons and scams, computers and web, reluctant partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england
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 5.1
 341
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: murder, martial arts, boat, jealousy, partners against crime, reluctant partners, misfit partners, superior officer, rivalry, deadly, law enforcement, track down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
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 6.0
 67
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, assassination, terrorist group, depression, war criminal, torturer, art critic, politics, internal monologue, comrade ...
Place: chile
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The Art of Racing in the Rain (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Enzo, a family dog with a near-human soul and a philosopher's mind, evaluates his life through the lessons learned by his human owner, the race-car driver Denny Swift.
Plot: dog, cars, racing, barking dog, wedding, boy, husband wife relationship, food, friend, telephone call, flashback, hospital ...
Place: seattle washington, mongolia, washington state
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The Goldfinch (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A boy in New York is taken in by a wealthy family after his mother is killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In a rush of panic, he steals 'The Goldfinch', a painting that eventually draws him into a world of crime.
Plot: painting, bombing, art, teenage boy, grief, swimming pool, extortion, coming of age, brother sister relationship, antique dealer, head wound, ring ...
Place: manhattan new york city
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Angel Has Fallen (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Secret Service Agent Mike Banning is framed for the attempted assassination of the President and must evade his own agency and the FBI as he tries to uncover the real threat.
Style: surprise ending, sinister, suspense
Plot: fbi, terrorist, attack, secret service, agent, president, bible, stealing a car, fbi agent, gas explosion, body count, cockney accent ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, north carolina, washington d.c.
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 6.7
 11K
A Private War (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: One of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time, Marie Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless.
Style: disturbing, based on true events, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Plot: journalist, war correspondent, eye patch, danger, war, uncover truth, life is a bitch, tamil, woman, kissing someone's hand, heavy breathing, crying woman ...
Time: year 2012, year 1986, year 1991, year 2001, year 2009 ...
Place: syria, iraq, libya, sri lanka, afghanistan
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It: Chapter Two (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Because every 27 years evil revisits the town of Derry, Maine, it chapter two brings the chapters - who've long since gone their separate ways - back together as adults, nearly three decades after the events of the first film.
Style: macabre, suspenseful, scary, bloody, disturbing ...
Plot: evil, clown, supernatural power, small town, group of friends, kids in trouble, killer clown, promise, curse, newspaper clipping, beaten to death, mercilessness ...
Time: year 1989, 2010s
Place: maine, usa
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The Virgin Psychics (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A high-school student Yoshiro has never got a spotlight in his life and spends his days aimlessly. What only shines in his life is a girl Sae at his school. Even if being completely disregarded by her, he still dreams of becoming her true love in ...
Style: sexy, erotic
Plot: high school, locker, schoolgirl uniform, siren, sex toy, earth, employee, skirt, assistant, schoolgirl, pervert, barefoot woman ...
Place: japan
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Prudence and the Pill (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Prudence is on the pill; so is her sister-in-law, but someone has been swapping aspirin for their pills. Is it the teen-age niece, the maid, the chauffeur, a lover, Prudence's husband, or all of the above?
Style: sexy
Plot: expectant father, aunt nephew relationship, following someone, estrangement, race, broken glass, unhappy marriage, pig, pregnant woman, unfaithful husband, husband wife conflict, toast ...
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