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 serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, exciting and intense films and TV shows about / with border, danger, police, murder, violence, death, culture clash, crimes, blood and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres shot in USA, Germany, South Korea and other countries.
border movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as border: Collateral (2018), The Aliens (2017), Naakaa (2017), Sugar Sand (2017), Bordertown (2016), The 11th Hour (2014), Distant Lights (2003), The Fourth War (1990), Criminal Hearts (1996), The Border (1982).

List of border movies

Collateral (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 57 min.
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: tense, captivating, futuristic, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: conspiracy, murder investigation, crimes, scientific experiment, intelligence agency, danger, female detective, another dimension, murder, lookalikes, border, pandemic ...
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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: desert, ufo, illegal alien, border, border crossing
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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, chase, blood, murder, revenge, violence, police, jealousy, fight, crime
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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 ...
Plot: border, immigration, border crossing, baltic sea, emigrant, single mother, little boy, german, emigration, friendship, boy, mother son relationship
Place: east germany, german democratic republic, gdr, germany, west germany
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Bordertown (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Finland, France
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Peculiar detective Kari Sorjonen escapes the hustle and bustle of big city to a small border town.
Style: gloomy
Plot: border, small town, teenage girl, teenager, corruption, police, politician, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, police detective, police investigation, eccentricity ...
Place: russia, finland
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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.
Plot: black market, border, prostitute, hallucination, hearing voices, midget, miscarriage, separation, topless, woman, wanting to have children, female nudity ...
Place: czech republic, germany
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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: bleak, serious, emotional, realistic, disturbing
Plot: hindu, border, family in crisis, village, missing person, wartime life, prison, confined, family problems, life is a bitch, parents and children, prison life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: india, pakistan
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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: atmospheric, serious, gloomy, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: taxi driver, architect, border, immigrants, human spirit, rock, bankrupt, unsociability, border patrol, robbery, jealousy, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland, europe, germany, ukraine
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: soldier, border, cold war, anti war, military life, military, state affairs, war, political intrigue, wartime life, battles, chases and races ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, czechoslovakia, 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: fbi, border, cactus, female nudity, target practice, old west, killing spree
Place: mexico
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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, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, corruption, sunglasses, border, border crossing, emigration, desert, kidnapping, police, illegal immigrant, redemption, immigrants ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, texas, latin america, california
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Cannon for Cordoba (1970)
Genre: Action, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In 1916, a Mexican rebel named Cordoba steals six cannons from the forces of General Pershing who's been sent to bring order to the Texas-Mexico border. Pershing assigns a soldier named Rod Douglas to retrieve the cannons.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: soldier, border, lone wolves, adventure, anti war, tough heroes, heroes, military, rivalry, betrayal, battles, danger ...
Time: 1910s
Place: mexico, latin america, texas, usa
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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: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: redemption, russian, border, village, gothic horror, post war, ghost, supernatural, haunted by the past, danger, ritual, medieval ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages
Place: europe, finland
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The Dragon Prince (2018)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 26 min.
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, feel good, enigmatic, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: dragon, magic, prince, assassin, sword and sorcery, imaginary kingdom, save the kingdom, adventure, conflict, elf, black magic, heir to the throne ...
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30 Segundos para Morir (1981)
Genre: Action
Country: Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three brothers smuggle arms and drugs from Mexico into the US.
Plot: border, brother, mexican border, gun, drug cartel, crime, drug, brothers
Place: mexico
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IDI: Inspector Dawood Ibrahim (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The story follows Dawood, who wishes to don the cop uniform right from his childhood. He grows up to be a straight-laced, passionate policeman, who is sent off to a sleepy border suburb Kollanahalli for his first posting. An unexpected turn of ...
Plot: remote village, gang, ruby, border, police, robbery, police station, malayalam
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Rambo (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When governments fail to act on behalf of captive missionaries, ex-Green Beret John James Rambo sets aside his peaceful existence along the Salween River in a war-torn region of Thailand to take action. Although he's still haunted by violent ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, boat, jungle, rapist, master warrior, military, sniper, bomb, lone wolves, missionary, one man army, snake ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: burma, thailand, asia, mine, arizona ...
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Trade (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, Mexico
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Texas cop (Kevin Kline), whose own daughter might have been forced into sexual slavery, joins forces with a Mexican youth (Cesar Ramos) to find the boy's sister, who was abducted and forced into prostitution. Meanwhile, a Ukrainian woman who ...
Style: rough, serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: sexual abuse, kidnapping, missing child, slavery, track down, human trafficking, sex, criminal, rescue, virginity, cocaine, child abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico city, usa, texas, new jersey, poland
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Over the Border (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After learning that his grandfather is alive and living in Seoul, a North Korean musician must leave his fiancee behind and accompany his family to South Korea.
Plot: danger, romance, family, musician, escape, promise, marriage, money, fiancee, border, grandfather, letter ...
Place: korea
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The Tunnel (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, Olympic swimmer Harry Melchior defects from East Germany in the 1960s and hatches a daring plot to help his sister and others flee East Berlin through a 145-yard underground tunnel.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, serious, captivating ...
Plot: tunnel, politics, betrayal, escape, berlin wall, political unrest, cold war, parents and children, border, danger, communism, state affairs ...
Time: 1960s
Place: germany, europe, german democratic republic, east berlin, east germany ...
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The Last Stand (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ray Owens is sheriff of the quiet US border town of Sommerton Junction after leaving the LAPD following a bungled operation. Following his escape from the FBI, a notorious drug baron, his gang, and a hostage are heading toward Sommerton Junction ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, small town, hostage, fbi, tough law enforcer, convoy, escape, prisoner, sheriff, machine gun, drug lord, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, arizona, las vegas, california, mexico
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J.S.A.: Joint Security Area (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the DMZ separating North and South Korea, two North Korean soldiers have been killed, supposedly by one South Korean soldier. But the 11 bullets found in the bodies, together with the 5 remaining bullets in the assassin's magazine clip, ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, bleak, thought provoking ...
Plot: soldier, investigation, friendship, military, shooting, war, suicide, assassination, politics, border, espionage, political conspiracy ...
Time: 90s
Place: korea, north korea, south korea, asia, israel
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The Coast Guard (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An overzealous soldier mentally deteriorates after killing an innocent man he thought was a spy.
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, psychological
Plot: mental illness, rape, mistaken identity, soldier, military life, border, insanity, murder, sea, sibling relationship, village, village life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, korea, south korea, seoul
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The Boat Is Full (1981)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Switzerland, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During World War II, Switzerland severely limited refugees: "Our boat is full." A train from Germany halts briefly in an isolated corner of Switzerland. Six people jump off seeking asylum: four Jews, a French child, and a German soldier. ...
Style: bleak, serious, captivating, realistic, disturbing
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, refugee, train, politics, survival, war, boat, genocide, mental institution, ship, political unrest ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: switzerland, europe, germany, zurich switzerland
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Stop Train 349 (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Roaring across the danger zone of europe...A sealed international express, with a human cargo that can explode a continent!
Plot: cold war, train, iron curtain, train ride, border, stowaway, refugee, manhunt
Place: east germany
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The Man on the Wall (1982)
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An East German man finds a way to cross the border between East and West Berlin. But when he succeeds in bringing his wife out as well, things are not quite as expected.
Plot: ransom, cold war, berlin wall, culture clash, iron curtain, border guard, passport, jail, binoculars, border crossing, separation, border ...
Place: west berlin west germany, east berlin east germany, east germany, gdr, berlin germany
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I Serve at the Border (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Plot: border, border guard, frontier, uniform, army, kgb, paramilitary
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Bridge of Spies (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany, India, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: During the Cold War, the Soviet Union captures U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers after shooting down his U-2 spy plane. Sentenced to 10 years in prison, Powers' only hope is New York lawyer James Donovan, recruited by a CIA operative to negotiate ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, intense, suspenseful ...
Plot: cold war, cia, espionage, lawyer, pilot, rescue, justice, danger, spy, mission, secret agent, fighter pilot ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1950s, year 1960 ...
Place: usa, soviet union, europe, east germany, germany ...
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Witching and Bitching (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In this heist film turned horror fest, director Álex de la Iglesia's love of mayhem is on full display as a gang of gold thieves lands in a coven of witches who are preparing for an ancient ritual -- and in need of a sacrifice.
Style: humorous, satirical, absurd, light, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, down on your luck, countryside, danger, witches, cult, sacrifice, impossible love, kidnapping, runaway, good versus evil, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
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Intergirl (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union, Sweden
Duration: 151 min.
Story: A hospital nurse becomes an "international girl", a prostitute who caters to foreigners with hard currency.
Style: realistic, serious, cynical, touching, biting ...
Plot: prostitute, society, starting over, couples, family relations, romance, materialism, culture clash, foreigner, money, marriage for money, loveless marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: russia, europe, sweden, soviet union
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