Female terrorist movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant female terrorist movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, surprise ending, realistic, suspenseful, serious and tense films and TV shows about / with female terrorist, terrorism, danger, terrorist, murder, violence, gun, machine gun, escape and terrorist group plots mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as female terrorist: S.F.W. (1994), The Rhythm Section (2020), Year of the Gun (1991), Time Bomb (1984), Condor (1985), The Battle of Algiers (1966), Futuresport (1998), The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018), Bright (2017), Illang: The Wolf Brigade (2018).

List of female terrorist movies

S.F.W. (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An alienated and misanthropic teenager gains sudden and unwanted celebrity status after he's taken hostage by terrorists where his indifference to their threats to kill him makes news headlines.
Style: clever, humorous, suspense, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, hostage, media, friendship, tv show, store, alcohol abuse, terrorism, family relations, nihilism, teenager, popularity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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The Rhythm Section (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After the death of her family in an airplane crash on a flight that she was meant to be on, Stephanie Patrick discovers the crash was not an accident. She then seeks to uncover the truth by adapting the identity of an assassin to track down those ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: terrorist, revenge, sex scene, tough girl, spy, terrorism, assassin, drug addict, female warrior, airplane, conspiracy, terrorist plot ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: england, manhattan new york city, madrid, scotland, london ...
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Year of the Gun (1991)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In this thriller, American novelist David Raybourne (Andrew McCarthy) accidentally becomes entangled in the Red Brigade's terrorist plan to kidnap Italian Premier Aldo Moro during a research trip to Rome. As the terrorists attempt to kill ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: politics, danger, assassination, journalism, photojournalist, political intrigue, mistaken identity, culture clash, terrorism, murder, kidnapping, journalist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: italy, rome italy, europe, venice
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Time Bomb (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A gang of terrorists tries to hijack a truck carrying plutonium.
Plot: black hero, dead woman on floor, convoy, dead woman, nuclear, woman in uniform, truck, machine gun, femme fatale, plutonium, female criminal, female terrorist ...
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Condor (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: In futuristic Los Angeles, a crime-fighting organization known as Condor goes up against the Black Widow, a female master criminal. The Black Widow steals the national security code and threatens to blow up Hollywood unless her old enemy, Proctor, a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, mind bending, exciting ...
Plot: special agents, chaos, computers and web, technology gone awry, androids and robots, danger, heroes, law enforcement, crime, chases and races, crimes, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, future, near future, year 1999
Place: los angeles, california
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The Battle of Algiers (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Algeria, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Tracing the struggle of the Algerian Front de Liberation Nationale to gain freedom from French colonial rule as seen through the eyes of Ali from his start as a petty thief to his rise to prominence in the organisation and capture by the French in ...
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Plot: revolution, rebellion, bomb, military, resistance, french, freedom, torture, chaos, rebel, capture, oppression ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1957, year 1956 ...
Place: algeria, africa, north africa, france, paris france ...
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Futuresport (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Sport, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the not too distant future, a new deadly sport is the only way to stop a war that will kill millions. Fix (Snipes) is the creator of the sport, but the spotlight has always been on Ramzey (Cain), this hothead must use this game to stop the ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, ambition, heroes, a.i., politics, danger, master villain, adventure, athlete's life, destiny, future dystopia, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 2020s, near future
Place: hawaii, big ben london, los angeles, london, new orleans ...
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The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Sweden, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist find themselves caught in a web of spies, cyber-criminals and corrupt government officials - both in Sweden and in the United States - whom are only known as The Spider Society.
Style: intense, realistic, captivating, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: hacker, journalist, father daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, programmer, group of criminals, investigative, investigation, partners against crime, twists & turns, disguise, deeply disturbed person ...
Time: 2010s
Place: stockholm sweden, sweden, washington d.c., eastern europe
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Bright (2017)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In an alternate present-day where magical creatures live among us, two L.A. cops become embroiled in a prophesied turf battle.
Style: light, tense, suspense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: buddy cop, magical, elf, police, two man army, resurrection, corrupt cop, urban fantasy, magic, bomb, eccentricity, federal bureau of investigation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles
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Illang: The Wolf Brigade (2018)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In 2029, the elite police squad Illang combats a terrorist group opposing reunification of the two Koreas. But another enemy may be lurking nearby.
Style: psychological, futuristic, exciting, philosophical, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: weapons, fighting the system, lone hero, danger, warrior, resistance, rebellion, criminal, outlaw, heroes, society, human nature ...
Time: future
Place: seoul, korea
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Get to Know Your Rabbit (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young businessman goes to a magic expert to learn hardness and skill with his cynical and greedy collaborators. He becomes a very good tap dancer, but will he be able to get free of his old boss?
Style: humorous, offbeat, clever, witty, realistic ...
Plot: satire, magic trick, rabbit, tap dancing, tap dance, starting over, ambition, love and romance, workplace, siblings relations, innocence lost, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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7 Days in Entebbe (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France, Malta
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1976, four hijackers take over an Air France airplane with 248 passengers on board and force it to land in Entebbe, Uganda.
Style: suspense, rough, based on true events, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane hijack, rescue mission, terrorist, death threat, terrorism, politics, violence, gun, danger, hostage situation, palestinian, terrorist group ...
Time: year 1976, 70s
Place: israel, uganda, jerusalem, frankfurt germany, athens greece
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Marianne & Juliane (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Germany, 1968: The priest's daughters Marianna and Juliane both fight for changes in society, like making abortion legal. However their means are totally different: while Juliane's committed as a reporter, her sister joins a terroristic ...
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, emotional, controversial ...
Plot: politics, family relations, terrorism, feminism, years of lead, radical, atrocity, chaos and mayhem, rebelliousness, siblings relations, rebellion, state affairs ...
Time: 70s
Place: germany, europe, west germany
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The Foreigner (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA, India
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Quan is a humble London businessman whose long-buried past erupts in a revenge-fueled vendetta when the only person left for him to love – his teenage daughter – dies in a senseless act of politically-motivated terrorism. His relentless search ...
Style: suspense, exciting, harsh, surprise ending
Plot: revenge, tough guy, one against many, obsession, bomb, terrorism, justice, death of daughter, betrayal, redemption, terrorist, dark past ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ireland, london, big ben london, america, usa ...
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Dark Sun (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A remake of Vávra's 1948 atomic age thriller Krakatit.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: gunshot, scientist, explosive, terrorism, science, terrorist, shooting, modern day adaptation, female terrorist, scientific discovery, science gone wrong
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Altitude (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A female FBI agent is offered millions to help a thief escape from a hijacked airplane.
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Plot: airplane hijack, terrorist, race against time, hostage situation, hostage, pilot, criminal, rescue, passenger, gang, panic, deception ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles
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Eye in the Sky (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A military officer in command of a drone operation to capture terrorists in Kenya sees her mission escalate from “capture” to “kill” just as a nine-year old girl enters the kill zone.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, intense, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, drone, top secret, surveillance, military, child in peril, technology, spy, chase, terrorist plot, moral dilemma ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: las vegas, beijing china, nevada, pearl harbor, england ...
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Death Race 2050 (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The year 2050 the planet has become overpopulated, to help control population the government develops a race. The Death Race. Annually competitors race across the country scoring points for killing people with their vehicles.
Style: dark humor, suspense, humorous, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: political satire, car race, murder, absurdism, corporate world, brutality, car chase, rivalry, cynicism, bomb, sadism, revenge ...
Place: texas, utah, kansas, south dakota, washington d.c. ...
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Fast 8 (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, USA, Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before.
Style: exciting, surprise ending, captivating, tense, entertaining ...
Plot: car chase, betrayal, technology, car, chase, racing, mysterious woman, cars, rescue mission, race, fight scenes, family ...
Time: 2010s
Place: havana cuba, new york, russia, manhattan new york city, berlin germany ...
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American Pastoral (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Set in postwar America, a man watches his seemingly perfect life fall apart as his daughter's new political affiliation threatens to destroy their family.
Style: rough, emotional, suspense, thought provoking
Plot: vietnam war, parent child relationship, stuttering, hopelessness, terrorism, teenage girl, dysfunctional family, hiding, manhunt, beauty queen, political activism, speech impediment ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: usa
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Jin (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A bitter conflict has raged between guerrillas and the army in Turkey's Kurdish regions for over 30 years. Large expanses have now become war zones. Countless young people have lost their lives to the conflict. This dangerous but incredibly ...
Plot: kurd, little red riding hood, female terrorist, human, terrorism
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A Step Into Darkness (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film tells the tragic story of an Iraqi-Turkish girl, Cennet, who loses her entire family during a US-led operation against insurgents in her village in US-occupied Iraq. She makes a distressing journey through the border between Turkey and Iraq ...
Plot: iraq war, female terrorist, terror, suicide bomber, hate, war on terror
Place: iraq
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The Legend of Rita (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Rita Vogt is a radical West German terrorist who abandons the revolution and settles in East Germany with a new identity provided by the East German secret service. She lives in constant fear of having her cover blown, which unavoidably happens ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, tense, melancholic, serious ...
Plot: politics, starting over, state affairs, danger, secret identity, terrorism, activist, dark past, bribery, espionage, berlin wall, runaway ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: germany, paris france, vietnam, german democratic republic, asia ...
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Ronin (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A briefcase with undisclosed contents – sought by Irish terrorists and the Russian mob – makes its way into criminals' hands. An Irish liaison assembles a squad of mercenaries, or 'ronin', and gives them the thorny task of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, secret agents, car chase, espionage, mafia, escapades, undercover, chases and races, chase, dishonesty, betrayal, irish ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france, french riviera, europe, nice france
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The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, Czech Republic
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Der Baader Meinhof Komplex depicts the political turmoil in the period from 1967 to the bloody "Deutschen Herbst" in 1977. The movie approaches the events based on Stefan Aust's standard work on Die Rote Armee Fraktion (RAF). The ...
Style: intellectual, suspenseful, disturbing, rough, bleak ...
Plot: terrorism, revolution, politics, robbery, anti war, political unrest, judge, trial, police brutality, journalist, german, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1977 ...
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, rome italy, sicily ...
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Day Night Day Night (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A 19 year-old girl prepares to become a suicide bomber in Times Square. She speaks with no accent so it's impossible to pinpoint her ethnicity. And we never learn why she made her decision. We don't know whom she represents, what she ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, mysterious character, danger, human nature, suicide bomber, bomb, female protagonist, life, urban, deadly, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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The Crying Game (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Irish Republican Army member Fergus (Stephen Rea) forms an unexpected bond with Jody (Forest Whitaker), a kidnapped British soldier in his custody, despite the warnings of fellow IRA members Jude (Miranda Richardson) and Maguire (Adrian Dunbar). ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Plot: tragic love, terrorism, friendship, haunted by the past, hostage, sexuality, fall in love, gender bending, irish, soldier, redemption, convict ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, ireland, northern ireland, england, europe
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Black Sunday (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An Israeli anti-terrorist agent must stop a disgruntled Vietnam vet cooperating in a plot to commit a terrorist plot at the Super Bowl.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, terrorism, political intrigue, stadium, graphic violence, race against time, zeppelin, state affairs, chases and races, deadly, danger, rescue ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: miami, usa, florida, beirut lebanon, los angeles ...
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The Amateur (1981)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A researcher for the CIA who convinces his superiors to send him to the eastern bloc in order to avenge the murder of his wife by enemy agents discovers a web of deception underneath his wife's death.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: hostage, politics, espionage, intrigue, murder, chases and races, government agency, deadly, rivalry, crimes, graphic violence, working undercover ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, czech republic, eastern europe, prague czechoslovakia ...
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The Coming Days (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Welcome to 2020: The European Union has collapsed following the fourth Gulf War and massive barricades keep illegal immigrants out of cities that are barely functioning. In the middle of this highly volatile environment is the family of Walter ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: danger, terrorism, political unrest, social decay, introspection, chaos and mayhem, dysfunctional family, future dystopia, life is a bitch, society, family problems, human nature ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
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