Border movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant border movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, captivating, serious, suspenseful, suspense and tense films and TV shows about / with border, crimes, friendship, danger, soldier, violence, society, death, politics and police plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, Germany, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as border: The Dragon Prince (2018), Border Run (2012), Distant Lights (2003), Bordertown (2016), Tears of the Sun (2003), Heavy Trip (2018), The Border (2008), 600 Miles (2015), Rx (2005), Puckoon (2002).

List of border movies

The Dragon Prince (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: An extraordinary discovery inspires two human princes and an elven assassin to team up on an epic quest to bring peace to their warring lands.
Style: exciting, captivating, feel good, enigmatic
Audience: family outing
Plot: magic, dragon, elf, prince, adventure, heir to the throne, imaginary kingdom, sword and sorcery, save the kingdom, conflict, exile, teenager ...
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 4.2
 2K
Border Run (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A female American reporter searches for her missing brother against the backdrop of violence and human smuggling across the US/Mexican border.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: border, missing person, woman in danger, investigation, uncover truth, danger, dishonesty, crimes, journalism, illegal immigration, sibling, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico
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Distant Lights (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lichter is an episodic tale from Hans-Christian Schmid about the life on the boarder between Germany and Poland. The film sheds light on the everyday stories of escape and desperateness.
Style: contemplative, serious, captivating, atmospheric, sincere ...
Plot: taxi driver, border, immigrants, politics, danger, couples, human spirit, political unrest, architect, violence, injustice, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, europe, germany, ukraine
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 7.6
 8K
Bordertown (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Finland, France
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Peculiar detective Kari Sorjonen escapes the hustle and bustle of big city to a small border town.
Style: gloomy, tense, captivating, enigmatic, suspense
Plot: border, small town, police detective, crime investigation, family relations, police, eccentricity, corruption, teenage girl, danger, crimes, friendship ...
Place: finland, russia
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Tears of the Sun (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Navy SEAL Lieutenant A.K. Waters and his elite squadron of tactical specialists are forced to choose between their duty and their humanity, between following orders by ignoring the conflict that surrounds them, or finding the courage to follow their ...
Style: serious, touching, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, soldier, war crime, army, war, jungle, navy seal, brutality, genocide, civil war, moral dilemma, rebel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nigeria, africa, iraq, hawaii
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 7.0
 8K
Heavy Trip (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Finland, Norway, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Turo is stuck in a small village and the best thing in his life is being the lead vocalist for the amateur metal band Impaled Rektum. He and his bandmates have practiced for 12 years without playing a single gig. The guys get a surprise visitor from ...
Style: road movie, humorous, light, captivating, feel good
Plot: rock, heavy metal, viking, grave robbing, border, festival, finnish, friendship, rock band, rock music, road trip, small town ...
Time: 2010s
Place: finland, norway, scandinavia, eastern europe
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Ramchand: The Untouchable Pakistani (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Pakistan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on a actual events, the story is about a Pakistani Hindu boy and his father who accidentally cross the border into India from their village in Pakistan at a time of extreme war like tension between the 2 countries and end up spending 5 years ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, emotional, bleak
Plot: hindu, border, confined, prison life, wartime life, missing person, family problems, injustice, life is a bitch, parents and children, prison, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002
Place: pakistan, india
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 7.0
 771
The Border (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Border is a Canadian drama that aired on CBC Television and 20 other TV networks worldwide. It was created by Peter Raymont, Lindalee Tracey, Janet MacLean and Jeremy Hole of White Pine Pictures. The Executive in Charge of Production is Janice ...
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, immigration, law enforcement, crimes, fighting crime, abduction, politics, society, national security, border, border patrol, border crossing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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 5.4
 2K
600 Miles (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Arnulfo Rubio smuggles weapons from Arizona to Mexico for a drug cartel, but he is being investigated by agent Harris. When agent Harris blows his covers, he and Arnulfo end up in a journey where he will be the hostage of this young criminal.
Style: tense, serious, suspense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: on the run, escapades, crimes, on the road, government agency, arms dealing, criminal, border, cartel, handcuffed, gang, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, arizona, latin america, united states
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 5.4
 855
Rx (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: What is meant to be a weekend party across the border soon becomes a heartbreaking journey that tests the boundaries of companionship, romantic love and personal ethics.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, road movie
Plot: on the road, police, death, crimes, friendship, getting home, drug dealing, border, drug trafficking, death of friend, border crossing, drug traffic ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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 5.9
 343
Puckoon (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK, Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Spike Milligan's book about the divided Irish village of Puckoon comes to the big screen.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, suspense, offbeat ...
Plot: comedy of errors, life turned upside down, satire, politics, society, disorder, social relations, cons and scams, political unrest, village life, village, border ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: ireland
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 6.5
 26K
Beyond Borders (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Beyond Borders is an epic tale of the turbulent romance between two star-crossed lovers set against the backdrop of the world's most dangerous hot spots. Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie stars as Sarah Jordan, an American living in London in ...
Style: touching, captivating, emotional, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: charity, surgery, negotiation, starvation, pianist, desert, landmine, love affair, romance, obsessive quest, war, rich and poor ...
Time: 80s, 90s, year 1989, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: africa, london, england, ethiopia, cambodia ...
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 6.6
 189
Desert Dream (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: This film takes place in a remote area, a desert region situated somewhere between the Mongolia and Chinese border. The town has become nearly void of all inhabitants except for Hangai, who works obsessively to plant trees in the desert area. ...
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: culture clash, immigrants, single parent, friendship, parents and children, village life, isolation, village, desert, border, social relations, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mongolia, china, asia, korea
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 6.0
 221
Wonderland (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ten directors of a new generation of filmmakers tell how differently people in Switzerland cope with the worst imaginable disaster; the fact of being dependent on other countries.
Style: political, captivating, unusual plot structure, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: politics, immigrants, political unrest, swiss, european union, border, french, german, controversy, world politics, addiction, geopolitics ...
Time: year 2015
Place: switzerland, zurich switzerland
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The Border Post (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Croatia, Serbia, UK, Slovenia, Republic of North Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Austria
Duration: 94 min.
Story: At a small border-post on the Yugoslav-Albanian border, yet another generation of soldiers suffering the usual amount of boredom awaits the end of their service, counting days to the moment when they should take their uniforms off for good. It is ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, sexual, bleak ...
Plot: soldier, comedy of errors, state affairs, dishonesty, military, politics, war, couples, infidelity, army, commander, border ...
Time: 80s
Place: macedonia, former yugoslavia, albania, europe, croatia ...
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 5.7
 487
El cartel (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Based on Mexico's current criminal climate, EL CÁRTEL is a rare look into the values and practices of the world's most intriguing and enigmatic industry - the multi-billion dollar business of drug trafficking. When Jules Land, a naïve ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, tense, thought provoking ...
Plot: drug dealing, crimes, media, chase, journalist, business, border, drug cartel, graphic violence, tough heroes, crime, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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 5.6
 34
The Aliens (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A UFO believer must choose between the aliens above he has never seen or the mysterious guide who appears in his campsite week after week.
Plot: border, ufo, desert, border crossing, illegal alien, drug smuggling, drug smuggler
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 18
Naakaa (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Nepal
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Goldie, a small time smuggler of Barhabise who is in need of a profiting consignment to recover from his current bankruptcy. He gets an emergency call from a local smuggler and businessman of the area to rescue a Tibetan girl and her transporter ...
Plot: border, violence, fight, chase, murder, jealousy, blood, police, revenge, crimes, crime
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 6.8
 162
Sugar Sand (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: End of the 1970s in East Germany: Fred and Jonas are close friends. The 10-year-olds live near at the German-German frontier. After the mother from Jonas has made an exit application, the boys have to recognize that they are soon separated from each ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: friendship, border crossing, emigrant, single mother, emigration, little boy, german, border, mother son relationship, immigrants, baltic sea, boy ...
Time: 70s
Place: german democratic republic, east germany, germany, west germany, gdr
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The 11th Hour (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Successful businesswoman Maria has achieved everything except what she wants the most - a baby of her own. She decides to deal with the matter by herself and embarks on a desperate and dangerous journey in order to make her dream come true.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, touching, captivating
Plot: career woman, hearing voices, nightmare, drug addict, infertility, child trafficking, wanting a baby, businesswoman, desperation, middle aged woman, hallucination, black market ...
Place: germany, czech republic
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The Fourth War (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Cold War drama about two gung-ho border commanders (Roy Scheider, Jurgen Prochnow) who carry out their own private war against each other on the German - Czechoslovakia border.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: soldier, cold war, border, wartime life, political intrigue, anti war, military life, nuclear holocaust, battles, military, heroes, war ...
Time: 80s
Place: czechoslovakia, germany, asia, vietnam, europe
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Criminal Hearts (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A jilted woman out for revenge picks up a hitchhiker running from police. An innocent road trip becomes mixed with passion and danger.
Plot: border, fbi, target practice, female nudity, lovers on the run, nudity (full frontal - brief), killing spree, cactus, old west
Place: mexico
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 7.4
 6K
The Sucker (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In this Frenco-Italian gangster parody, a shop keeper on his way to an Italian holiday suffers a crash which totals his car. The culprit can only compensate his ruined trip by driving an American friends car from Napels to Bordeaux, but as it ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, road movie
Plot: hitchhiker, gangsters, car chase, anti hero, dishonesty, odd couple, unlikely criminals, anti heroes, criminal heroes, drug dealing, adventure, cons and scams ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, italy, paris france, naples italy, europe ...
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 6.4
 6K
The Border (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A corrupted border agent decides to clean up his act when an impoverished woman's baby is put up for sale on the black market.
Style: atmospheric, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, corruption, police, emigration, kidnapping, crimes, crime, rich and poor, opposites attract, family relations, interracial relations, immigrants ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, california
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 6.6
 2K
The War Boys (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three young vigilantes huddle on la linea ready to chase illegals back across the border into Mexico... but they soon learn that there are borderlines deep within each one of them that each of them has to cross.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, queer cinema
Plot: border crossing, black market, illegal immigration, gay, crime gone awry, partners, crimes, friends, introspection, heist, gay sex, mexican border ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
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 6.3
 7K
Sauna (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: Finland, Czech Republic
Duration: 83 min.
Story: It is 1595. Brutal wars have just ended in an uneasy peace between Protestant Sweden and Orthodox Russia. We focus on the spiritual defeats of two conquered Finnish brothers, one a hardened near-psychopathic war hero, the other a gentle scientist in ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns, intense ...
Plot: ghost, redemption, village, gothic horror, supernatural, haunted by the past, danger, curses spells and rituals, guilt, post war, dark secret, violence ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages
Place: finland, europe, russia
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 6.1
 6K
The Blackout (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 127 min.
Story: No meteorites hit Earth, no terrorists put the world in danger, no atomic war was started, but something did go wrong. Contact between most towns on Earth has been severed. A small ring-like area in Eastern Europe still has electricity, and maybe ...
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: russian soldier, russian army, life is a bitch, adventure, violence, catastrophe, danger, border, society, friendship, culture clash, death ...
Time: future
Place: eastern europe
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Mi mejor enemigo (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Chile, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After losing their bearings, a group of Chilean soldiers learns some lessons about their enemy's humanity in this dark comedy set during the 1970s war between Chile and Argentina. Digging in where they are, the troop soon discovers a nearby ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, tragicomedy, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: military, soldier, friendship, anti war, culture clash, human nature, society, patrol, island, border, rivalry, military life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: chile, argentina, latin america, patagonia, south america
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15 Minutes of War (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: February 1976. Somalian rebels hijack a school bus carrying 21 French children and their teacher in Djibouti City. When the terrorists drive it to a no-man’s-land on the border between Somalia and French territory, the French Government sends out ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: sniper, hostage, french foreign legion, terrorist group, hostages, kids in trouble, danger, border, shooting, terrorist, school bus, terrorism ...
Time: year 1976, 70s
Place: somalia
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 6.8
 14K
Collateral (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 230 min.
TV show
Story: When a pizza delivery driver is shot dead in south London, a tenacious detective goes after the people traffickers behind his murder and unravels a conspiracy that goes to the top.
Style: futuristic, tense, suspenseful, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: conspiracy, intelligence agency, murder investigation, law enforcement, murder, female detective, crimes, danger, scientific experiment, border, lookalikes, rescue ...
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