Smartphone movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant smartphone movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, suspenseful, captivating, tense, disturbing and psychological films and TV shows about / with smartphone, cell phone, violence, teenager, murder, telephone call, fear, friendship, twists and turns and danger plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Adventure genres shot in USA, Canada, China and other countries.
smartphone movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as smartphone: Searching (2018), Nerve (2016), App (2013), The Emoji Movie (2017), Status Update (2018), Framed (2017), Happy Slapping (2013), The Desperate Hour (2021), Don't Let Go (2019), You Should Have Left (2020).

List of smartphone movies

In Another World With My Smartphone (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: After dying as a result of God's mistake, the main character finds himself in a parallel world, where he begins his second life. His only possessions are the body that God gave back to him and a smartphone that works even in this new world. As ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, captivating, light, teen comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: parallel world, new life, travel, magic, life after death, obsessive quest, love, friends, harem, life & death, romance, fantasy world ...
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Searching (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After his 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a desperate father breaks into her laptop to look for clues to find her. A thriller that unfolds entirely on computer screens.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, surprise ending, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, father daughter relationship, social media, missing person, missing child, disappearance, mysterious disappearance, search and rescue, internet, instagram, facebook, missing daughter ...
Time: future, year 2017, 21st century, year 1971, year 2015 ...
Place: california, pittsburgh
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Nerve (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Industrious high school senior, Vee Delmonico, has had it with living life on the sidelines. When pressured by friends to join the popular online game Nerve, Vee decides to sign up for just one dare in what seems like harmless fun. But as she finds ...
Style: suspense, exciting, romantic, tricky, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: teenager, game, hacker, internet, hacking, heroine, technology, moral dilemma, rivalry, race against time, teenage boy, courage ...
Time: year 2017, 2010s
Place: new york, seattle
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App (2013)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A young psychology student is drawn into the dark and fearful world of a diabolic and mysterious App that starts to terrorize her, distributing compromising photographs, videos and text messages about herself and delves deeper and deeper into her ...
Style: captivating, serious, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: computers and web, mysterious character, youth, serial killer, secret, friends, death, mind game, multiple suspects, woman in danger, graphic violence, student life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
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The Emoji Movie (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Gene, a multi-expressional emoji, sets out on a journey to become a normal emoji.
Style: entertaining, 3d animation, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: internet, monkey, adventure, disorder, friendship, teenager, love, anthropomorphism, food, villainess, hacker, stereotypes ...
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Status Update (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA, China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being uprooted by his parents' separation and unable to fit into his new hometown, a teenager stumbles upon a magical app that causes his social media updates to come true.
Style: exciting, captivating, humorous, enigmatic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenager, divorced parents, friendship, wish come true, new student, social media, society, ice hockey, fantasy becomes reality, teenage boy, changing lives ...
Time: contemporary
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Framed (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of young people is attacked by three individuals. Cruel games and tortures will be broadcast in live streaming.
Style: rough, disturbing, tense, suspenseful
Plot: violence, brutality, criminal heroes, hidden identity, family in danger, fear, strong violent content, merciless, crimes, threat, cruelty, smartphone ...
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Happy Slapping (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Five suburban youths embark on a night of violence in the city, attacking unsuspecting victims while recording the assaults on smartphones.
Plot: internet, cell, street gang, found footage, teenager, violence, smartphone, iphone
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The Desperate Hour (2021)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A woman desperately races to save her child after police place her hometown on lockdown due to an active shooter incident.
Style: suspense, psychological, disturbing, captivating, tense ...
Plot: race against time, rescue, saving a life, child in peril, threat, salvation, mother and son, kids in trouble, parents and children, threat to kill, problem, child killer ...
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Don't Let Go (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A detective suffering from a personal loss receives a call from his recently deceased niece. Being able to communicate across time, the two work together to try and stop the crime before it occurs.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, scary, psychological ...
Plot: phone terror, evidence, time travel, family in danger, murder, murder mystery, investigation, survival, mysticism, family problems, evil, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary
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You Should Have Left (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In an effort to repair their relationship, a couple books a vacation in the countryside for themselves and their daughter. What starts as a perfect retreat begins to fall apart as one loses their grip on reality, and a sinister force tries to tear ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, mystical ...
Plot: family life, house, drowning, time loop, nightmare, jealous husband, father daughter relationship, murderer, missing child, husband wife conflict, countryside, ghost ...
Place: wales, new york, mexico, london
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The Party (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Denmark
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Various individuals think they’re coming together for a party in a private home, but a series of revelations results in a huge crisis that throws their belief systems – and their values – into total disarray.
Style: humorous, psychological, captivating, disturbing, philosophical ...
Plot: secret, extramarital affair, infidelity, party, politician, celebration, insult, friend, husband wife relationship, karma, metaphysics, lesbian ...
Place: england, london
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The Circle (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, USA, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young tech worker takes a job at a powerful Internet corporation, quickly rises up the company's ranks, and soon finds herself in a perilous situation concerning privacy, surveillance and freedom. She comes to learn that her decisions and ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, intense, thought provoking, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: technology, privacy, surveillance, video surveillance, distopia, women, internet, social media, media manipulation, propaganda, world politics, science ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: scotland
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Perfect Strangers (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: During a dinner, a group of friends decide to share whatever text message or phone call they will receive during the evening - and all hell breaks loose.
Style: psychological, thought provoking, surprise ending, talky, captivating ...
Plot: secrets, psychology, friendship, dinner party, infidelity, game, twists and turns, existentialism, family problems, character study, life philosophy, gay ...
Time: 70s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: rome italy, new jersey, italy
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Sx_Tape (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: From the director of CANDYMAN and the producers of PARANORMAL ACTIVITY comes a found-footage nightmare of lust, possession, and destruction. Jill's an artist. Ian's a filmmaker. And their love life is off the chain. There's no ...
Style: realistic, scary, rough, bleak, serious
Plot: found footage, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, paranormal phenomena, dark secret, ghost, missing person, supernatural, survival, confined, isolation, couples, car ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Lucky Bastard (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lucky Bastard is a "found footage" thriller about a porn website run by Mike (Don McManus) that invites fans to have sex with porn stars. Jay Paulson plays Dave, an eager young fan given a chance to have sex with the fabulous Ashley Saint ...
Style: erotic, tense, suspense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: found footage, sexual cruelty, porn actress, male nudity, rape, sex, psychopath, anger, violence, money, fear, loss of control ...
Place: california
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Earth to Echo (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a construction project begins digging in their neighborhood, best friends Tuck, Munch and Alex inexplicably begin to receive strange, encoded messages on their cell phones. Convinced something bigger is going on, they go to their parents and ...
Style: exciting, sentimental, suspenseful, stylized, enigmatic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ufo, alien, friendship, adventure, family, youth, found footage, buddies, investigation, children, friends, childhood ...
Time: future, 80s, 2010s
Place: las vegas, usa
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The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What starts as a poignant medical documentary about Deborah Logan's descent into Alzheimer's disease and her daughter's struggles as caregiver degenerates into a maddening portrayal of dementia at its most frightening, as hair-raising ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, disturbing, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, found footage, investigation, insanity, kidnapping, hospital, snake, surveillance, demon, transformation, mental illness, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia
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Inside Man (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Bank robber Dalton Russell enters a Manhattan bank, locks the doors and takes hostages, working methodically and without haste. Detective Frazier is assigned to negotiate, but his mind is occupied with the corruption charges he is facing. With an ...
Style: clever, surprise ending, tricky, suspense, confusing ...
Plot: heist, robbery, bank robbery, hostage, bank, crimes, police, perfect crime, master criminal, manipulation, thief, deception ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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The Dirties (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The line between reality and fiction starts to blur when two best friends start making a movie about getting revenge on bullies.
Style: disturbing, realistic, sincere, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bully, high school, vengeance, misfit, best friend, found footage, violence spree, self esteem, bullying, anxiety, solidarity, grudge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, usa
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TRON: Legacy (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Sam Flynn, the tech-savvy and daring son of Kevin Flynn, investigates his father's disappearance and is pulled into The Grid. With the help of a mysterious program named Quorra, Sam quests to stop evil dictator Clu from crossing into the real ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, surreal, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids, teens, boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, dystopic future, virtual reality, computer program, cyberspace, chase, adventure, disappearance, distopia, alternate reality, hacker ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 2000s
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Tailgate (2019)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A cocksure, road-raging family man finds himself pursued and terrorized by the vengeful van driver he chooses to tailgate.
Style: suspense, slasher, road movie, brutal, suspenseful ...
Plot: road rage, driving, highway, serial killer, car chase, chase, psychopath, evil man, on the road, violence, brutality, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: netherlands
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Based on a True Story (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Poland, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A writer goes through a tough period after the release of her latest book, as she gets involved with an obsessive admirer.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, disturbing, meditative, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: female writer, writers, mysterious character, obsessed fan, loneliness, lgbt, poisoning, deception, lesbianism, novelist, crimes, atmosphere ...
Place: paris france
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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Several years after the demise of Jurassic World, a volcanic eruption threatens the remaining dinosaurs on the island of Isla Nublar. Claire Dearing, the former park manager and founder of the Dinosaur Protection Group, recruits Owen Grady to help ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, psychotronic, entertaining, tense ...
Plot: dinosaur, monster, tyrannosaurus rex, prehistoric creature, predator, genetic engineering, island, eaten alive, wild animal, volcanic eruption, reptile, survival ...
Time: prehistoric times, 2010s
Place: las vegas, northern california, san francisco
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Your Name. (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: High schoolers Mitsuha and Taki are complete strangers living separate lives. But one night, they suddenly switch places. Mitsuha wakes up in Taki’s body, and he in hers. This bizarre occurrence continues to happen randomly, and the two must ...
Style: touching, romantic, emotional, captivating, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, date night, teen drama
Plot: time travel, body swapping, romance, girl, school, beautiful scenery, love, romantic relationship, friendship, boy, destiny, schoolgirl ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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Rebirth (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man's life is turned inside out after a visit from his college friend leads him into the unexpected.
Style: melancholic, psychological, bleak, intellectual, suspense ...
Plot: manipulation, mind game, brainwashing, cult, blackmail, group therapy, mind control, violence, confusion, trapped, seduction, brutality ...
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SPL II: A Time for Consequences (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Hong Kong cop named Kit busts a major gangster only to find his cover blown and his main witness gone. The gangster, in retaliation, has him kidnapped and put in a Thai jail with a false criminal identity. A lowly prison guard Chai with ...
Style: disturbing, tense, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: martial arts, abduction, drug addict, police officer, police officer killed, secret police, murder, torture, prison escape, medieval, crimes, criminal ...
Place: thailand, china, hong kong, bangkok thailand
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The Change-Up (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dave is a married man with two kids and a loving wife , and Mitch is a single man who is at the prime of his sexual life. One fateful night while Mitch and Dave are peeing in a fountain when lightning strikes, they switch bodies.
Style: funny, not serious, absurd, feel good, ridiculous ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: body swapping, couple relations, life turned upside down, sex, womanizer, switching roles, transformation, marriage, couples, hot and sexy, nudity (full frontal - brief), singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
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Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Pop sensations Alvin, Simon and Theodore end up in the care of Dave Seville's twenty-something nephew Toby. The boys must put aside music super stardom to return to school, and are tasked with saving the school's music program by winning ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, sexy, light, sincere ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: chipmunk, talking animals, childhood, family, friends, dancing, american football, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, family relations, high school, music band ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s
Place: usa, paris france, mexico city, california, los angeles ...
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Paranoia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, India, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An entry-level employee at a powerful corporation finds himself occupying a corner office, but at a dangerous price: he must spy on his boss's old mentor to secure for him a multi-billion dollar advantage.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, sexy, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: spy, paranoia, workplace, betrayal, deception, undercover, rivalry, escape, mind game, uninhibited rivalry, surveillance, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
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