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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 clever films and TV shows about / with telephone, murder, chase, vengeance, twists & turns, death, violence, dialogue, danger and serial killer plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Horror genres shot in USA, Germany, Canada and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as telephone: Traffik (2018), Dial: Help (1988), Blues (2012), Un Quijote sin mancha (1969), Feedback (2002), Apology (1986), Hotline (1982), Die Anruferin (2007), Party Line (1988), The Slender Thread (1965).
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Blues
Drama
Germany
72 min.
 9.1
The Ring
Horror, Mystery
USA, Japan
115 min.
 7.1
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BlacKkKlansman
Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
USA
135 min.
 7.9
Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot
Biography, Comedy, Drama
USA, France
114 min.
 7.1

List of telephone movies

 6.1
 14K
Traffik
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: suspense, sad, rough
Plot: slave trade, death of loved one, sex trafficking, young couple, female journalist, fight, chase, escape, corrupt cop, black man, weapons, policewoman ...
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 4.5
 340
Dial: Help
Genre: Horror
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: psychic, telephone, ghost, whodunit, woman
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 9.1
 14
Blues
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, relationship problems, suicide, monologue, break up, loneliness, forest
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Un Quijote sin mancha
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: goat, telephone, lawyer, jail, hippie, justice, professor, judge, law firm, secretary
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 4.9
 250
Feedback
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: phone booth, gun, money, cell phone, telephone, casino, time travel, metro
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 5.7
 251
Apology
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 ...
Plot: mind game, telephone, confession, female protagonist, artist, love interest, sex scene, police detective, sadist, stalker, serial killer, psycho killer ...
Place: manhattan new york city
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 6.2
 166
Hotline
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: slasher, telephone, murder, obsession, stalker, serial killer, phone terror, maniac
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 6.6
 145
Die Anruferin
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: telephone, library, isolation, illness, alcoholic, women, bed, mother, flat, parent child relationship, family, childhood trauma ...
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 4.6
 105
Party Line
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: slasher, crime, serial killer, murder, psychopath, crimes, mystery, deadly, telephone, law enforcement, amateur detective, private detective ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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The Slender Thread
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A college volunteer at the crisis phone gets a call from a suicide caller.
Style: serious, talky, sincere, realistic, tense
Plot: life is a bitch, overdose, race against time, clinic, rescue, college, addiction, drug abuse, telephone, student, volunteer, university student ...
Time: 60s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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 7.1
 288K
The Ring
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, mystery, supernatural, island, murder, death, violence, blood, revenge, serial killer, supernatural ability, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington
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Never Talk to Strangers
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: erotic, sexual, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: serial killer, psychiatrist, strong sexual content, death, childhood, murder, mind game, twists & turns, stalking, pornography, psychiatry, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: puerto rico
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Murder by Phone
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
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, revenge, murder, thrown through a window, shaving, cane, jeep, explosion, letter, police lieutenant, classroom, night ...
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Denise Calls Up
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, satirical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, buddies, romance, self discovery, unlikely friendships, couple relations, life philosophy, solitude, life & death, loneliness, relationships, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, tokyo
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 6.8
 235K
1408
Genre: Drama, Horror
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, suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: hotel, supernatural, survival, hotel room, insanity, isolation, haunted house, alternate reality, ghost, paranoia, death, afterlife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 5.6
 1K
The Caller
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: amateur detective, mysterious character, neo noir, private detective, investigation, crimes, deadly, murder, telephone, deadline, dishonesty, journalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, new york, usa
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 7.8
 5K
Cable Girls
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 50 min.
Story: In 1920s Madrid, four women at the National Telephone Company ring in revolution as they deal with romance, envy and the modern workplace.
Plot: telephone, workplace romance, women, workplace, flapper, female protagonist
Time: 1920s
Place: spain
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Moonlight Tariff
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. ...
Plot: best friend, longing, eroticism, telephone, one-night stand, female nudity
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 6.5
 85K
Cellular
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, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police corruption, hostage, race against time, police, chase, conspiracy, kidnapping, crime, twists & turns, rescue, secrets, one man army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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 6.2
 21K
Trapped
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When their daughter is kidnapped by experienced nappers (Bacon and Love), the Jennings' (Theron and Townsend) turn the tables on this seemingly foolproof plan.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: kidnapping, crime, hostage, chase, ransom, hotel, brutality, betrayal, revenge, greed, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, new orleans, san francisco
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 5.7
 14K
Last Shift
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A rookie cop's world is turned upside down when she comes face to face with Paymon - King Of Hell. Officer Jessica Loren has the last shift at a transitioning police station, assigned to wait for a crew picking up bio-hazard waste from the ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, intense, tense, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, cult, police, splatter, ghosts, police station, police investigation, cult leader, demons, investigation, haunted house, isolation ...
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 4.8
 11K
Hanging Up
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A trio of sisters bond over their ambivalence toward the approaching death of their curmudgeonly father, to whom none of them was particularly close.
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, talky, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: hospital, dysfunctional family, father daughter relationship, golden years, sisters, single parent, family, crumbling marriage, family bonds, looking for love, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, year 1993
Place: usa
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Dr. Phibes Rises Again
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The vengeful Doctor rises again, seeking the Scrolls of Life in an attempt to resurrect his deceased wife.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, offbeat, stylized
Plot: mad scientist, serial killer, master villain, organ, murder, tomb, immortality, afterlife, zombie, supernatural ability, race against time, vengeance ...
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
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 7.8
 41K
Repulsion
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Roman Polanski's first English-language film, beautiful young manicurist Carole suffers from androphobia (the pathological fear of interaction with men). When her sister and roommate, Helen, leaves their London flat to go on an Italian ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental illness, loneliness, rape, insanity, paranoia, isolation, murder, surrealism, psychology, losing-it hero, sexual abuse, sisters ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london
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 8.5
 989K
Memento
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Suffering short-term memory loss after a head injury, Leonard Shelby embarks on a grim quest to find the lowlife who murdered his wife in this gritty, complex thriller that packs more knots than a hangman's noose. To carry out his plan, Shelby ...
Style: psychological, non-linear, twist ending, tense, suspense ...
Plot: memory loss, amnesia, revenge, uncover truth, vengeance, investigation, mystery, plot twist, flashback, murder, paranoia, neo-noir ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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 7.2
 250K
Scream
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: suspenseful, scary, suspense, twists and turns, tense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, teenager, mystery, masked killer, high school, murder, violence, blood, brutality, halloween, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: california, usa
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 7.9
 25K
BlacKkKlansman
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.
Plot: undercover cop, dance scene, black cop, arrest, racism, afro, confederate flag, husband wife relationship, dancing, african american, telephone, star of david ...
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The Night Walker
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A woman is haunted by recurring nightmares, which seem to be instigated by her late husband who supposedly was killed in a fire.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: laboratory, protagonist as suspect, mystery, betrayal, palaces castles and temples, split personality, murder, nightmare, crime, dream, memory loss, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
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 4.9
 421
Do You Know Me
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: kidnapped woman, incestuous overtones, graduate, shot in the head, car, businessman, murder of father, brother sister relationship, revelation, kidnapped girl, incestuous desire, secret revealed ...
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 7.6
 323K
Baby Driver
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.
Style: stylized, suspense, entertaining, intense, tense ...
Plot: car chase, twists & turns, romance, bank robbery, music, chase, heist, cars, crime, gunfight, violence, gangster ...
Time: 2010s, year 1998
Place: atlanta georgia, usa
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