Telephone movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant telephone movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, suspense and psychological films and TV shows about / with telephone, murder, telephone call, death, violence, danger, friendship, police, blood and adaptation plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, Germany, Canada and other countries.
telephone movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as telephone: Cable Girls (2017), The Ring (2002), Denise Calls Up (1995), Hell House LLC (2015), Cellular (2004), BlacKkKlansman (2018), The Party (2017), The Psycho She Met Online (2017), The Innkeepers (2011), Dial: Help (1988).

List of telephone movies

Cable Girls (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: In 1920s Madrid, four women at the National Telephone Company ring in revolution as they deal with romance, envy and the modern workplace.
Style: captivating, stylized, atmospheric, romantic, motivational
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: female friendship, female protagonist, workplace, women, telephone, love and romance, workplace romance, independence, job, woman, class differences, spanish civil war ...
Time: 1920s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: spain
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The Ring (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It sounded like just another urban legend: A videotape filled with nightmarish images, leading to a phone call foretelling the viewer's death in exactly seven days. As a newspaper reporter, Rachel Keller was naturally skeptical of the story, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, investigation, race against time, life is a bitch, paranormal phenomena, murder, ghost, danger, crimes, parents and children, uncover truth, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington, seattle
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Denise Calls Up (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of friends in New York, working away at their PCs and laptops, keep in touch exclusively by phone and fax. They are all too busy to meet face to face. Gale plays matchmaker, by phone, to Jerry and Barbara who, in turn, hit it off beautifully ...
Style: humorous, ironic, satirical, dark humor, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, telephone, looking for love, love and romance, pregnancy, self discovery, technology, answering machine, masturbation, phone sex, eccentricity, loneliness ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, tokyo
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Hell House LLC (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Five years after an unexplained malfunction causes the death of 15 tour-goers and staff on the opening night of a Halloween haunted house tour, a documentary crew travels back to the scene of the tragedy to find out what really happened.
Style: dark, tense, suspenseful, brutal
Plot: found footage, investigation, dark secret, haunted house, abandoned hotel, hanging, house, group of friends, brutality, ghost, murder, mysterious death ...
Time: 2000s
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Cellular (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man receives an emergency phone call on his cell phone from an older woman. She claims to have been kidnapped – and the kidnappers have targeted her husband and child next.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, race against time, hostage, police corruption, telephone call, confined, heroes, chases and races, crimes, crime, rescue, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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BlacKkKlansman (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan and become the head of the local chapter.
Style: semi serious, captivating, factual, thought provoking, rough ...
Plot: ku klux klan, racism, undercover cop, white supremacy, black cop, bomb, activist, violence, jewish, african american, male protagonist, black american ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 2017, year 1972
Place: usa, colorado
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The Party (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Various individuals think they’re coming together for a party in a private home, but a series of revelations results in a huge crisis that throws their belief systems – and their values – into total disarray.
Style: humorous, psychological, disturbing, captivating, political ...
Plot: secret, husband wife relationship, money, party, politician, celebration, apology, drinking, friend, telephone, doctor, flat ...
Place: england, london
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The Psycho She Met Online (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When her husband is hospitalized after a car accident, EMT Karen decides to rent out their spare rooms online. All goes well until Miranda moves in. Miranda quickly infiltrates all areas of Karen’s life. When one of Karen’s renters is found ...
Plot: telephone, cell phone, hospital bed, website, hospital, teenage girl, computer, teenager, african american, caucasian
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The Innkeepers (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During the final days at the Yankee Pedlar Inn, two employees determined to reveal the hotel's haunted past begin to experience disturbing events as old guests check in for a stay.
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, hotel, ghost, paranormal activity, workplace, whispering, amateur detective, survival, workplace situations, danger, partners, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa, connecticut
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Dial: Help (1988)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A psychic finds herself tapping into the "energy" of a deceased phone operator. She also finds that her friends soon begin dying mysteriously. An investigator determines to track down the cause.
Plot: telephone, ghost, whodunit, psychic, fish, woman, dead fish, hanging, model, black lingerie, ceiling fan, aquarium ...
Place: rome italy
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Blues (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A modern adaptation of Cocteau's classic play "The Human Voice": A woman is waiting for her ex-boyfriend's last call.
Plot: telephone, relationships, relationship problems, monologue, forest, loneliness, break up, suicide, breakup, desperation
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Un Quijote sin mancha (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A lawyer trying to fix everyone's problems, instead causes problems, which always end up in funny situations.
Plot: hippie, jail, lawyer, telephone, goat, judge, professor, justice, abusive boss, custody battle, courthouse, law firm ...
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Feedback (2002)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Feedback is a techno-thriller that takes place a few years from now. Set in a bleak and desolate world, this is the story of three friends caught up in a streak of bad luck.
Plot: subway, cell phone, metro, phone booth, gun, money, telephone, time travel, casino
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Apology (1986)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 'Apology' stars Lesley Anne Warren (with a Stefanie Powers hairdo) as a Manhattan-based sculptor/performance artist. To enhance her latest project, Warren invites the participation of anonymous phone callers, whose voices she records. One ...
Style: suspense
Plot: telephone, mind game, stalker, confession, artist, sex scene, police detective, love interest, female protagonist, female artist, psycho killer, answering machine ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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Hotline (1982)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A crisis helpline assistant attracts the attention of a serial killer who delights in feeding her cryptic, nursery-rhyme style riddles when planning his next murder!
Plot: telephone, slasher, woman in danger, harpoon, phone terror, murder, maniac, obsession, serial killer, stalker, slim woman, cane ...
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Die Anruferin (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A lonely woman's prank phone call leads to an unexpected friendship with a grieving widow.
Plot: library, telephone, schizophrenia, isolation, laundromat, job, injury, parent child relationship, family, death, double life, illness ...
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Party Line (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A rich brother and sister are crazed killers. She lures men into her bed, and he attacks them and murders them. A detective is assigned to find the killers and bring them in.
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, tense, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: slasher, psychopath, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), serial killer, police investigation, telephone, siblings relations, who done it, frame up, woman in danger, kidnapping ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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Listen (1996)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young woman thinks one of her neighbors in her apartment building is a serial killer and begins to suspect both her current boyfriend and former girlfriend of being the killer.
Style: sexual, suspenseful, erotic, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, phone sex, telephone, vengeance, gays and lesbians, crime, mystery, dishonesty, crimes, who done it, voyeurism, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
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The Slender Thread (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A college volunteer at the crisis phone gets a call from a suicide caller.
Style: sincere, tense, talky, realistic, serious ...
Plot: overdose, race against time, drug abuse, rescue, student, suicide attempt, telephone, clinic, college, addiction, life is a bitch, junkie ...
Time: 60s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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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: twists and turns, scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, masked killer, woman in danger, high school, who done it, murder, small town, danger, teenage life, psychopath, mystery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa
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Santa Claus Is a Stinker (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Félix, disguised as Father Christmas, hands out leaflets advertising a sexy Christmas party. His place is taken by an African Santa Claus and he returns to his caravan only to find his girlfriend Josette about to leave him. When he comes after her, ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: christmas, telephone, suicide, trapped in an elevator, nothing goes right, society, social misfits, mentally unstable, misfit, human nature, couple relations, urban ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, tokyo, japan
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Never Talk to Strangers (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Sarah Taylor, a police psychologist, meets a mysterious and seductive young man, Tony Ramirez, and falls in love with him. As a cause of this relationship, she changes her personality when she begins to receive anonymous telephone calls.
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, erotic, tense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, criminal psychologist, obsession, split personality, stalking, woman in danger, erotic thriller, love, dangerous attraction, deadly, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: puerto rico, usa, united states, san francisco
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Murder by Phone (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A disgruntled phone company employee develops a device whereby those answering a phone can be murdered, and it's up to Nat Bridger to stop the killer.
Plot: telephone, murder, revenge, euphemism, lying on bed, answering the telephone, public phone, climbing stairs, corpse with eyes open, spotlight, screaming woman, repairman ...
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Call Me (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A journalist receives an obscene phonecall that she mistakes for her boyfriend. She then agrees to meet with the caller at a bar, but instead of meeting the boyfriend, she witnesses a murder.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, sexy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, drug dealing, telephone, gangsters, amateur detective, crimes, dishonesty, police corruption, who done it, transvestism, bar, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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1408 (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man who specializes in debunking paranormal occurrences checks into the fabled room 1408 in the Dolphin Hotel. Soon after settling in, he confronts genuine terror.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: ghost, fear, evil, isolation, survival, haunted house, trapped, insanity, hallucination, paranormal activity, supernatural, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles
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The Caller (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jimmy Stevens, a senior VP at an international energy firm, blows the whistle on his company's deadly and corrupt practices in Latin America. Knowing he will be assassinated for his betrayal, he places an anonymous call securing the services of ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, murder, whistleblower, uncover truth, mysterious character, investigation, survival, amateur detective, danger, dishonesty, deadly, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1940s, year 2008
Place: france, new york, europe, usa
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Perfectos desconocidos (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of longtime friends get together for dinner. When they decide to share the content of every text message, email, and phone call they receive, secrets are unveiled and the balance is upset.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, psychological, entertaining, talky
Plot: group of friends, secret, telephone call, text messaging, best friends, secrets, friendship, husband wife relationship, relationships, family problems, character study, psychology ...
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Salt N' Pepper (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Kalidasan, a foodie, receives a phone call not intended for him. He finds that the person at the other end, Maya, is also fond of food and cooking. Soon they develop feelings for each other.
Plot: love, cooking, historian, cake, telephone, food, malayalam
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Traffik (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A couple off for a romantic weekend in the mountains are accosted by a biker gang. Alone in the mountains, Brea and John must defend themselves against the gang, who will stop at nothing to protect their secrets.
Style: sad, rough, suspense
Plot: sex trafficking, fight, slave trade, escape, death of loved one, young couple, kidnapping, murder, violence, human trafficking, death, blood ...
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Moonlight Tariff (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: To call or not to call? For young Cora it's not a question. In fact, after the first date you may never call the guy, even if it was the best sex of your life! It's him who must beg for a meeting - and not later than 72 hours after. ...
Style: romantic, sweet, light, sexy, entertaining
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love affair, fantasizing, suffering, spoken inner thoughts, young girl, female friendship, love at first sight, jealousy, one-night stand, eroticism, best friend ...
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