Public phone movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant public phone movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological, neo noir and surprise ending films and TV shows about / with public telephone, cigarette smoking, crimes, telephone call, murder, death, deadly, revenge, pay phone and danger plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, Canada, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as public phone: No Country for Old Men (2007), Murder by Phone (1982), Enoshima Prism (2013), Night on Earth (1991), Captive State (2019), Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018), Indian Summer (1972), 'Sheba, Baby' (1975), Nowhere to Hide (1987), Love & Pop (1998).

List of public phone movies

No Country for Old Men (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the ...
Style: neo noir, suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: hitman, crimes, psychopath, desert, serial killer, human nature, brutality, greed, peril, sheriff, assassin, death ...
Time: 20th century, year 1980, 80s
Place: texas, el paso texas, mexico, austin texas, usa ...
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Murder by Phone (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 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.
Style: slasher, weird
Plot: murder, revenge, technology, exploitation, receptionist, dead woman, male protagonist, tour guide, tractor, teenage daughter, murder of mother, train ...
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 6.0
 194
Enoshima Prism (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shuta (Sota Fukushi), Saku (Shuhei Nomura) and Michiru (Tsubasa Honda) have been best friends since they were kids. Tragedy strikes the friends when during the winter of 2010, Saku dies from a heart attack. After Saku's death, Shuta and Michiru ...
Plot: love story, time travel, high school, sunset, island, dead girl, staircase, corpse, time traveler, trapped, high school friend, advice ...
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Tomorrow I Will Date with Yesterday's You (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Takatoshi Minamiyama (Sota Fukushi) majors in art at an university in Kyoto. On the train to the school, he sees Emi Fukuju (Nana Komatsu) and falls in love with her at first sight. Gathering up all his courage, he speaks to her. They begin to date ...
Style: captivating, touching, sentimental, light, sad ...
Plot: time travel, love at first sight, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, promise, art student, couples, college, prediction, memory, painting, school, diary ...
Time: future
Place: japan, kyoto japan
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 7.7
 61K
Night on Earth (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, UK, Germany, USA, Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night.
Style: intellectual, philosophical, talky, touching, witty ...
Plot: culture clash, taxi, taxi driver, immigration, night, nightlife, multiple storylines, friendship, blind character, passenger, blindness, heart attack ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, rome italy, helsinki finland, los angeles, new york ...
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 6.0
 55K
Captive State (2019)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Nearly a decade after occupation by an extraterrestrial force, the lives of a Chicago neighborhood on both sides of the conflict are explored.
Style: suspense, apocalyptic, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: alien invasion, distopia, resistance, post apocalypse, alien race, attack, fight, urban setting, brutality, alien technology, alien, capture ...
Time: future, 2020s, near future, year 2019
Place: usa, moscow russia, north america, new york, london ...
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Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When bestselling celebrity biographer Lee Israel is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend Jack.
Style: sad, tragicomedy, social, melancholic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: forgery, lesbian, cat, lgbt, female protagonist, letter, deception, accomplice, women, writers, gay, pets ...
Time: future, year 1994, year 1939, year 2014, year 1991
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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Indian Summer (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In Italy, the gambler and professor of poetry Daniele Dominici arrives in the seaside town of Rimini and is hired to teach for four months in the local high school replacing another teacher. His relationship with his partner Monica is in crisis and ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, touching, psychological ...
Plot: teachers and students, age difference, love story, high school, bittersweet, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, youth, gambling, tragic love, forbidden love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy
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'Sheba, Baby' (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sheba, a Chicago private detective returns back home to Louisville, Kentucky, to help her father fight mobsters.
Style: neo noir, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female protagonist, undercover, woman with a gun, private detective, martial arts, revenge, women, black cast, exploitation, strong female lead, gangsters, african american ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: kentucky, usa
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Nowhere to Hide (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Marine officer Rob Cutter and his wife Barbara have a son named Johnny. Rob discovers that two newly delivered helicopters in his squadron have crashed because a defective part, a C-ring, has been made of a weaker, less expensive alloy. Before Rob ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, suspense, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, conspiracy, assassination, murder, hitman, vengeance, undercover, army investigation, dishonesty, state affairs, military, false accusation ...
Time: 80s
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 7.4
 2K
Love & Pop (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Pretty Tokyo teen Hiromi Yoshii (Asumi Miwa) and her girlfriends struggle with rivalries, clothes and boyfriends, just like any other high school clique. But out for kicks and blind to the consequences, the girls of Love & Pop hide a dirty ...
Style: disturbing, sexy, realistic, serious, witty ...
Plot: dating, pretty girl, promiscuity, japanese girl, feminine wiles, prostitution, teenager, coming of age, teenage sex, prostitute, japanese culture, making love ...
Time: 90s
Place: tokyo, asia, japan
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 6.4
 28
Drum (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The atmosphere is dreamlike, the characters have no name, neither the streets. Teheran is the only character whose name is constantly evoked. A lawyer, as many others, works and lives alone in his apartment, which is both his office and his home. In ...
Plot: oil industry, problem, law firm, troubled marriage, funeral, dictatorship, construction, iranian, marital problem, lawyer, poverty, public telephone ...
Place: iran
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Trial by Jury (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Valerie is a juror in the trail of a mob boss. When her young son's life is threatened, she has no option other than to see that justice isn't done.
Style: tense, suspenseful, sexy, clever, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, legal investigation, who done it, lawyer, law enforcement, legal, society, rivalry, idealism, false accusation, revenge ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
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Ticket to Heaven (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: David is a young man seduced by a religious cult that uses starvation, exhaustion, and brainwashing to mold recruits into money hustling disciples of a messiah-like leader. Chronicles David's chilling transformation into a gaunt, mindless ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, thought provoking, psychological ...
Plot: cult, religion, religions or cults, religious cult, sleep deprivation, sect, atheism, mind control, brainwashing, clergy, dishonesty, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: toronto ontario canada, california, usa, san francisco
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Thank God It's Friday (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: It's Friday and everyone is going to the hot new disco. The Commodore's are scheduled to play if Floyd shows up with the instruments and Nicole dreams of becoming a disco star. Other characters are there to win the dance contest, or to put ...
Style: sexy, captivating, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: disco, dj, american history, rock, rock and roll, nightclub, silly humor, friends, couples, teenage life, nightlife, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
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 6.2
 7K
Takedown (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Kevin Mitnick is quite possibly the best hacker in the world. Hunting for more and more information, seeking more and more cyber-trophies every day, he constantly looks for bigger challenges. When he breaks into the computer of a security expert and ...
Style: ironic, talky, realistic, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hacker, computer, conspiracy, crimes, hacking, greed, life philosophy, runaway, technology, mentor, secrets, mind game ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, california
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 6.6
 11K
Suspect (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When a Supreme Court judge commits suicide and his secretary is found murdered, all fingers point to Carl Anderson (Liam Neeson), a homeless veteran who's deaf and mute. But when public defender Kathleen Riley (Cher) is assigned to his case, ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, intense, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom drama, lawyer, murder mystery, courtroom, justice, murder, legal investigation, twists and turns, mystery, false accusation, manipulation, police corruption ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., vietnam
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 5.8
 817
Streets (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Tough drama looks at the plight of a young L.A. prostitute, who shoots heroin to get through the day, sells sex just to survive, and eats roadkill sometimes when there isn't anything else available. Into this futile existence is thrown a psycho ...
Style: psychotronic, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: prostitute, juvenile delinquency, serial killer, on the run, rescue, heroin, runaway, illiteracy, psychopath, life is a bitch, law enforcement, stalking ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
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Ann Rule Presents: The Stranger Beside Me (2003)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While working at a Seattle clinic for women in the 1970s, Ann Rule becomes friends with Ted Bundy. Based on a book by Ann Rule.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, dark
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, crimes, murder, legal, who done it, uncover truth, investigation, life is a bitch, police investigation, police detective, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, year 1978, 80s, 70s
Place: utah, seattle, usa, florida
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 5.2
 35K
Shutter (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A newly married couple discovers disturbing, ghostly images in photographs they develop after a tragic accident. Fearing the manifestations may be connected, they investigate and learn that some mysteries are better left unsolved.
Style: scary, suspense, atmospheric, psychological, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ghost, death, spirit, supernatural, revenge, police investigation, car accident, obsession, uncover truth, haunted by the past, photographer, suicide ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, new york, asia, mount fuji ...
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 6.4
 134
Hitting Home (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Canadian businesswoman Dinah Middleton's is devastated when her teenage son, Alex, is killed by a hit-and-run driver. When the police fail to turn up any suspects, she turns private detective to track the killer down. She traces the murderer to ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: hit and run, obsession, revenge, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, life is a bitch, train station, urban setting, elevator, visit, defense attorney ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, new york, usa, montreal
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 7.7
 5K
The North (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Mexico, USA, UK
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Brother and sister Enrique and Rosa flee persecution at home in Guatemala and journey north, through Mexico and on to the United States, with the dream of starting a new life.
Style: political, thought provoking, realistic, disturbing, feel good ...
Plot: immigrants, magic realism, immigration, culture clash, working class, american dream, tragedy, rat, racism, friendship, distopia, segregation ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, los angeles, latin america, california, argentina ...
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 5.1
 3K
No Way Back (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When F.B.I. Agent Zack Grant's partner is killed during a blown-up operation, he attempts to find the person responsible. Mafiaso Frank Serlano believes Zack is responsible for his only sons death in the same operation and kidnaps Zacks son to ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, fbi, nazi, woman with a gun, empire, hate crime, undercover, kidnapping, hostage, stewardess, tough heroes, one last chance ...
Time: 90s
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Brother's Keeper (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The FBI sought the help of Lucinda Pond (Jeanne Tripplehorn), a former agent of the body, to try to locate the author of a series of murders that allegedly may have committed his brother. Lucinda, who left the police years ago, decides to help ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, moral dilemma, rivalry, law enforcement, mind game, crimes, siblings relations, haunted by the past, murder, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portland oregon
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Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A card shark and his unwillingly-enlisted friends need to make a lot of cash quick after losing a sketchy poker match. To do this they decide to pull a heist on a small-time gang who happen to be operating out of the flat next door.
Style: humorous, cynical, witty, clever, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, dark humor, crimes, crime gone awry, disorder, nothing goes right, organized crime, twists and turns, friends, rivalry, criminal heroes, gambling ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: united kingdom, london, england, europe
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Little Man Tate (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Dede is a sole parent trying to bring up her son Fred. When it is discovered that Fred is a genius, she is determined to ensure that Fred has all the opportunities that he needs, and that he is not taken advantage of by people who forget that his ...
Style: intellectual, realistic, touching, psychological, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: prodigy, coming of age, child prodigy, autism, mother son relationship, genius, family, working class, mathematics, youth, single parent, college ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Knockin' on Heaven's Door (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two young men, Martin and Rudi, both suffering from terminal cancer, get to know each other in a hospital room. They drown their desperation in tequila and decide to take one last trip to the sea. Drunk and still in pajamas they steal the first ...
Style: road movie, humorous, exciting, touching, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, life philosophy, friendship, escapades, last wish, friends, odd couple, partners, on the run, life is a bitch, chase, german ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, europe
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Just a Walk in the Park (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Adam is a dog walker. Adam agrees to watch one of his customers, A.J. Preston, penthouse apartment. Rachel mistakes Adam for Preston. He does not come clean quickly.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: mistaken identity, disorder, love and romance, family relations, stock broker, power relations, family, elderly, opposites attract, friendship, deception, dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
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 6.1
 4K
The Guilty (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young person gets hired to kill someone completely unknown, by someone equally unknown. Or is that true? Nothing is what it seems.
Style: tense, psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: twists and turns, law firm, false accusation, crimes, love affair, society, life is a bitch, rivalry, infidelity, social differences, sexual abuse, legal ...
Time: 90s
Place: pacific ocean
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Bad Times at the El Royale (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, meet at Lake Tahoe's El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past in 1969. Over the course of one fateful night, everyone will have a last shot at redemption... before everything goes to hell. A young ...
Style: suspense, exciting, neo noir, psychological, surprise ending ...
Plot: disorder, surveillance, survival, dishonesty, criminal, kidnapping, motel, dark secret, hotel, ruse, psychopath, death ...
Time: year 1969, 60s, year 1959, 50s
Place: california, nevada, washington d.c.
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