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, suspense, twists and turns, suspenseful, interesting and clever films and TV shows about / with telephone call, mentor, dialogue, storytelling, catastrophe, death, murder, brutality, twists & turns and crimes plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as telephone call: Red Eye (2005), One Missed Call (2003), The Guilty (2018), The Mothman Prophecies (2002), Compliance (2012), Don't Hang Up (2016), Loudspeaker (2019), The Commuter (2018), Scream: The TV Series (2015), Scream (1996).

List of telephone call movies

 6.4
 110K
Red Eye (2005)
Genre: 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, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, woman in danger, airplane, fear, telephone call, hostage, psychology, crimes, hitman, kidnapping, flirting, stewardess ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, dallas texas, miami, texas
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One Missed Call (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: People mysteriously start receiving voicemail messages from their future selves, in the form of the sound of them reacting to their own violent deaths, along with the exact date and time of their future death, listed on the message log. The plot ...
Style: scary, macabre, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: telephone call, investigation, death, ghost, hospital, spirit, supernatural, mystery, vengeance, haunted by the past, urban legend, missing child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 80s
Place: japan, asia
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 7.5
 39K
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: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense ...
Plot: telephone call, plot twist, police, police vigilantism, revelation, guilt, one location, telephone conversation, real time, one day, saving a life, woman in danger ...
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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, twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: mystery, warning, psychic, small town, telephone call, terminal illness, urban legend, death of wife, hallucination, reporter, investigation, obsessive quest ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: west virginia, washington d.c., usa, ecuador, ohio ...
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 6.4
 30K
Compliance (2012)
Genre: 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, psychology, telephone call, human nature, dishonesty, police investigation, moral dilemma, power relations, boss and employee, workplace situations, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, ohio, new jersey, canada
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 5.6
 12K
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, psychotronic
Plot: prank, mysterious stranger, teenager, telephone call, terror, murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, party, revenge, stalker, drunk ...
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 6.6
 864
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, humorous, captivating, touching
Plot: adultery, telephone call, couple relations, betrayal, human nature, friendship, family relations, adaptation, couples, love and romance, husband wife relationship, party ...
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 6.3
 99K
The Commuter (2018)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, China, Canada
Duration: 104 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: conspiracy, train, deception, destruction, fbi, money, train wreck, attempted murder, witness, fight, telephone call, blood spatter ...
Time: 2010s
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city, new york
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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, twists and turns, scary, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, characters killed one by one, who done it, youth, danger, psychopath, murder, high school, teenage life, massacre, mystery, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.2
 277K
Scream (1996)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A killer known as Ghostface begins killing off teenagers, and as the body count begins rising, one girl and her friends find themselves contemplating the 'rules' of horror films as they find themselves living in a real-life one.
Style: scary, twists and turns, suspense, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, masked killer, woman in danger, who done it, high school, psychopath, paranoia, violence, small town, teenage life, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa
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 6.2
 227K
Scary Movie (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Following on the heels of popular teen-scream horror movies, with uproarious comedy and biting satire. Marlon and Shawn Wayans, Shannon Elizabeth and Carmen Electra pitch in to skewer some of Hollywood's biggest blockbusters, including Scream, ...
Style: humorous, idiotic, not serious, absurd, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: parody, serial killer, youth, stupidity, stabbing, teenage angst, small town, teenage life, killing off one by one, media satire, who done it, sarcasm ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
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 7.3
 4K
Ilo Ilo (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Singapore, Japan, Taiwan, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Set in the mid 1990s in Singapore, ILOILO chronicles the relationship between a family and their maid from Ilo Ilo, a province in the Philippines.
Style: sincere, realistic, touching, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: maid, friendship, migrant worker, family life, coming of age, parents and children, society, job seeking, financial crisis, immigrants, telephone call, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: singapore, asia, the philippines
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 6.3
 285K
Taken 2 (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Turkey
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Istanbul, retired CIA operative Bryan Mills and his wife are taken hostage by the father of a kidnapper Mills killed while rescuing his daughter.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: kidnapping, one man army, hostage, boyfriend, telephone call, divorced divorcee, danger, violence, u.s. embassy, police chase, albanian, stealing a car ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: turkey, europe, albania, los angeles, paris france ...
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 6.3
 9K
Wrong (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: France, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dolph Springer wakes up one morning to realize he has lost the love of his life, his dog, Paul. During his quest to get Paul (and his life) back, Dolph radically changes the lives of others -- risking his sanity all the while.
Style: surreal, not serious, humorous, offbeat, experimental
Plot: surrealism, identity crisis, mysterious character, track down, disorder, pets, dog, lost dog, absurdism, telephone call, silly humor, guru ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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 8.0
 70
Panic 9-1-1 (2012)
Genre: Reality-TV
Country: USA
Story: This one hour program features real audio recordings between a 911 dispatch operator and a victim who is in imminent danger and has called 911 for police assistance. The real audio calls are supported with excerpts of interviews with individuals who ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, realistic, rough ...
Plot: telephone call, deadly, crimes, crime, chases and races, reenactment, reality, interview, lifesaver, law enforcement, hysteria, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.7
 27K
Singles (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Romantic comedy about six of Seattle's young people, most of whom live in the same apartment building and whose lives revolve around the city's ever-expanding music scene. The interrelated stories about each character's progress ...
Style: grunge, feel good, humorous, touching, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: city life, music band, music, friendship, love and romance, couple relations, looking for love, clubbing, musician, romance, young lovers, roommate ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, new jersey, california
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 6.4
 88K
Revolver (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Hotshot gambler Jake Green (Jason Statham) is long on bravado and seriously short of common sense. Rarely is he allowed in any casino because he's a bona fide winner and, in fact, has taken so much money over the years that he's the sole ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, criminal heroes, group of criminals, crime, ex convict, mob boss, cons and scams, chess, cash, crimes, gangsters, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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 5.9
 71K
Premonition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A depressed housewife who learns her husband was killed in a car accident the day previously, awakens the next morning to find him alive and well at home, and then awakens the day after to a world in which he is still dead.
Style: psychological, mind bending, suspenseful, surprise ending, serious ...
Plot: destiny, time loop, alternate reality, time travel, dealing with death, psychic, foreknowledge, parallel world, starting over, death, loss of spouse, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa
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 7.0
 247K
Phone Booth (2002)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A slick New York publicist who picks up a ringing receiver in a phone booth is told that if he hangs up, he'll be killed... and the little red light from a laser rifle sight is proof that the caller isn't kidding.
Style: surprise ending, tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, mind game, hostage, dishonesty, hostages, psychopath, phone booth, crimes, crime, murder, redemption, characters in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.1
 129K
Payback (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With friends like these, who needs enemies? That's the question bad guy Porter is left asking after his wife and partner steal his heist money and leave him for dead -- or so they think. Five months and an endless reservoir of bitterness later, ...
Style: twists and turns, rough, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, vengeance, robbery, money, betrayal, violence, mafia, crimes, organized crime, criminal heroes, gangsters, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new york
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 5.9
 31K
P2 (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Angela, a corporate climber, gets stuck working late on Christmas Eve and finds herself the target of an unhinged security guard. With no help in sight, the woman must overcome physical and psychological challenges to survive.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: psychopath, obsession, stalking, woman in danger, torment, kidnapping, escape attempt, danger, confinement indoors, survival, isolation, security guard ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.2
 70K
Audition (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Seven years after the death of his wife, company executive Aoyama is invited to sit in on auditions for an actress. Leafing through the resumés in advance, his eye is caught by Yamazaki Asami, a striking young woman with ballet training.
Style: scary, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: femme fatale, torture, sadism, psychopath, murder, ballet, mentally unstable, gory, violence, perversion, obsession, dancer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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 7.6
 185K
Run Lola Run (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Lola receives a phone call from her boyfriend Manni. He lost 100,000 DM in a subway train that belongs to a very bad guy. She has 20 minutes to raise this amount and meet Manni. Otherwise, he will rob a store to get the money. Three different ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, surreal, mind bending, non-linear ...
Plot: destiny, running, alternate reality, race against time, self sacrifice, heroine, choice, desperation, hopes, couple relations, couples, time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe
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 6.8
 13K
Interview (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada, Netherlands
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After falling out with his editor, a fading political journalist is forced to interview America's most popular soap actress.
Style: psychological, disturbing, melancholic, talky, clever ...
Plot: journalism, interview, actress, loser, videotaping, deal, lie, betrayal, scar, strong female character, politics, paparazzi ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., former yugoslavia, europe, new york, usa ...
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 7.9
 382K
In Bruges (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ray and Ken, two hit men, are in Bruges, Belgium, waiting for their next mission. While they are there they have time to think and discuss their previous assignment. When the mission is revealed to Ken, it is not what he expected.
Style: dark humor, atmospheric, talky, humorous, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, hitman, irish, guilt, tourist, death, redemption, haunted by the past, partners, canadian stereotype, gay slur, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: belgium, bruges, europe, ireland, london ...
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In the Line of Fire (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Veteran Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan is a man haunted by his failure to save President Kennedy while serving protection detail in Dallas. Thirty years later, a man calling himself "Booth" threatens the life of the current President, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret service, bodyguard, obsession, assassination attempt, election, undercover, gunfight, assassin, stalking, terrorism, government agency, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, usa, dallas texas, phoenix arizona ...
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 7.0
 191K
I Love You, Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Peter Klaven is a successful real estate agent who, upon getting engaged to the woman of his dreams, Zooey, discovers, to his dismay and chagrin, that he has no male friend close enough to serve as his Best Man. Peter immediately sets out to rectify ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, light ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, coworker, loneliness, couple relations, supportive friend, friendship between men, buddies, obsessive quest, wedding, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, loner, male bonding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, venice beach california, malibu california ...
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He's Just Not That Into You (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Remember that really cute guy who said he'd call – and didn't? Maybe he lost your number. Maybe he's in the hospital. Maybe he's awed by your beauty, brains or success. Or maybe... he's just not that into you.
Style: sexy, romantic, sweet, light, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: women, love affair, single woman, looking for love, battle of the sexes, singleness, teaching the ways of the world, couple relations, love and romance, infidelity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, telephone call ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: baltimore, usa, new jersey
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The Uninvited Guest (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What if ... you let a stranger into your house to use your phone, but while you've been patiently waiting in the kitchen, he just disappears ... or does he? Félix, an architect who has just split up with his girl-friend and inhabits a huge ...
Style: scary, psychological, surreal, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: domestic disturbance, architect, paranoia, family problems, psychological thriller, voyeurism, telephone call, intruder, loneliness, hearing voices, crimes, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Grace Is Gone (2007)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Upon hearing his wife was killed in the Iraq war, a father takes his two daughters on a road trip.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Audience: kids
Plot: family relations, iraq war, support group, insomnia, parents and children, patriotism, gulf war, truth, anti war, siblings relations, death in the family, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: minnesota, florida, usa, iraq, middle east
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