Thirst movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant thirst movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, psychological and cult film films and TV shows about / with thirst, survival, danger, escapades, desert, death, isolation, blood, murder and wilderness plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
thirst movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as thirst: The Flight of the Phoenix (1965), Beyond the Reach (2014), Desierto (2015), The Last Survivors (2014), Slow Burn (2000), Waterborne (2005), Heatstroke (2013), Thirst (2010), Meek's Cutoff (2010), The Hole (2001).

List of thirst movies

The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A cargo plane goes down in a sandstorm in the Sahara with less than a dozen men on board. One of the passengers is an airplane designer who comes up with the idea of ripping off the undamaged wing and using it as the basis for an airplane they will ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspense, harsh, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, air disaster, adventure, pilot, survival, airplane, thirst, sahara, isolation, rescue, against the odds, crew ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: africa, libya, sahara desert, middle east
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Beyond the Reach (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A high-rolling corporate shark and his impoverished young guide play the most dangerous game during a hunting trip in the Mojave Desert.
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, hunting, survival, wilderness, chases and races, crimes, isolation, confined, danger, escapades, witnessing a crime, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, mojave desert, new mexico
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Desierto (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of Mexican emigrants attempts to cross the Mexican-US border. What begins as a hopeful journey becomes a harrowing, bloody and primal fight for survival when a deranged, rifle-toting vigilante and his loyal Belgian Malinois dog chase the ...
Style: philosophical, psychological, rough, touching
Plot: truck, survival, desert, mass murder, killer dog, mexican border, mercilessness, pursuit, characters killed one by one, wilderness, racist, running for your life ...
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The Last Survivors (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the near future, society collapses and water becomes scarce. When a greedy water baron starts violently clearing out survivors, Kendal, a 17-year-old teenager, fights the baron's henchman to keep a well open.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, drought, murder, revenge, strong female character, survivor, teenage girl, thirst, desert, girl heroine, woman with a gun ...
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Slow Burn (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman's lifelong pursuit of lost family diamonds is interrupted by the appearance of two escaped convicts.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, search, adventurer, criminal heroes, treasure hunt, escapades, frame up, track down, heist, rivalry, dishonesty, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, texas
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Waterborne (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Heera Bhatti, an American-Sikh, runs a corner store in Los Angeles with the help of her son, Vikram, and Gulu. She does not approve of Vikram's Caucasian girlfriend, Lillian, and would prefer that Vikram marry a Punjabi girl, but Vikram has ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: survival, terrorism, contamination, plague, bio weapon, danger, deadly, racism, violence, thirst, husband wife relationship, anti heroes ...
Time: future
Place: usa, los angeles
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Heatstroke (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On a family trip in the African desert, a research scientist unintentionally travels off course and is brutally murdered by an arms dealer. His girlfriend is put to the ultimate survival test as she attempts to evade the killers and protect his ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, pursuit, woman in danger, desert, wilderness, deadly, on the run, murder, manhunt, death of father, stranded in the desert, poacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, south africa
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Thirst (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After wrecking their car in the middle of the desert, two couples find themselves stranded with few supplies. When the heat intensifies and their precious water supply dwindles, the frantic friends begin betraying each other in the hopes of ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, suspenseful, tense
Plot: wilderness, survival, isolation, desert, danger, stranded, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dehydration, thirst, confined, stranded in the desert, rattlesnake ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Meek's Cutoff (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in 1845, this drama follows a group of settlers as they embark on a punishing journey along the Oregon Trail. When their guide leads them astray, the expedition is forced to contend with the unforgiving conditions of the high plain desert.
Style: serious, thought provoking, atmospheric, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: settler, family relations, survival, native americans, desert, native american, old west, danger, escapades, isolation, husband wife relationship, tree ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: oregon, usa, texas
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The Hole (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four teenagers at a British private school secretly uncover and explore the depths of a sealed underground hole created decades ago as a possible bomb shelter.
Style: psychological, twist ending, tense, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, claustrophobia, youth, danger, twists & turns, bunker, psychologist, psychology, mystery, survival, school, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, wales
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The Lighthorsemen (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Palestine, 1917. The British advance has been stopped by the Turkish line running from Gaza to Beersheba. The latest attack on Gaza has failed. The attacking forces included a regiment of Australian mounted infantry, the Light Horse... Lighthorseman ...
Style: epic, serious, realistic, disturbing, tense
Plot: world war one, military, battles, soldier, basic training, against the odds, survival, heroic mission, danger, wartime life, military life, hospital ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917
Place: australia, palestine, turkey, new zealand, melbourne australia ...
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Bad Meat (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Six troubled teens at secluded camp for juvenile delinquents must fight for their lives after a mysterious virus transforms the guards into cannibalistic mutants.
Style: humorous, suspense, absurd, dark humor, psychotronic
Plot: survival, isolation, juvenile delinquency, deadly, youth, danger, society, wilderness, cannibalism, food poisoning, camp counselor, juvenile delinquent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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Shoot, Gringo... Shoot! (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Chad Stark is offered his life and a nice ammount of dollars if he is to bring back the runaway son of mexican land-owner Gutierrez . This son, Fidel, teams up with an outlaw band lead by a former military man going by the name The Major. When Stark ...
Plot: desert, prison, adventurer, torture, whiskey, brutality, funeral, husband wife relationship, tied to a tree, knife, jail, blood ...
Place: california
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Leave No Trace (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A father and daughter live a perfect but mysterious existence in Forest Park, a beautiful nature reserve near Portland, Oregon, rarely making contact with the world. But when a small mistake tips them off to authorities, they are sent on an ...
Style: sincere, psychological, motivational, road movie, philosophical ...
Plot: off the grid, father daughter relationship, hiking, teenage girl, hitchhiking, survivalist, wilderness, hiding place, trust, medicine, injury, veteran ...
Place: washington state, oregon, portland oregon, colorado, xian ...
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The Engagement Ring (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Soviet Union, Azerbaijan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Moshu's family and other families go to seaside motel and spend their summer vacation. Things get awkward after Sara loses her engagement ring.
Style: cult film
Plot: happiness, ring, alcoholic, neighbor, police, beach, summer, war veteran, alcohol, poet, luck, veteran ...
Place: azerbaijan
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The Key (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Calamity by four-year old might be another title for this tense, humorous drama. In the story, a four year old boy (Mohammed Aladpoush) is left at home with his baby brother while his mother goes out shopping. She has told him to give the baby his ...
Plot: apartment, absent mother, catastrophe, broken bottle, child protagonist, strong female character, survival, photograph, bird, gas leak, shovel, woman wearing glasses ...
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The Confession (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The vice-minister of Foreign Affairs of Czechoslovakia, knowing he's being watched and followed, is one day arrested and put into solitary confinement by his blackmailers.
Style: tense, thought provoking, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: mind game, prison, life sentence, social decay, isolation, price of justice, false accusation, downfall, confined, dishonesty, power relations, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, year 1968, 1950s, 60s, 50s ...
Place: czech republic, czechoslovakia, prague, soviet union, prague czechoslovakia
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Starlet (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An unlikely friendship forms between 21 year-old Jane and the elderly Sadie after Jane discovers a hidden stash of money inside an object at Sadie's yard sale.
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, older woman younger woman relationship, aging, lifestyle, reach out, introspection, twentysomething life, employer employee relationship, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, film within a film, watching television ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1965
Place: usa, los angeles, california, paris france
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The Pack (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Man’s best friend becomes his worst nightmare when a horde of bloodthirsty wild dogs descends upon a family’s farmhouse in a fang-bearing fight for survival.
Style: exciting, captivating, rough, tense
Plot: farmer, survival, mauling, dog, animal, australian outback, battle, battles, animals, husband wife relationship, outback, farmhouse ...
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Summer in Berlin (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When you read the title ‘Summer on the Balcony’ you probably think it will be a light Berlin summer comedy but it’s not. This film is an intimate study of two women friends who come to each other because of troubles with everyday life and with ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: friendship, unemployment, lifestyle, life is a bitch, single parent, sexual abuse, reunion, love, disco, intrigue, drinking, drinking alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
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Detour (2013)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Trapped inside his car by a mudslide, smooth talking Jackson Alder suddenly finds himself in a situation he can't talk his way out of. With no hope of rescue, he must defy the odds; battling Mother Nature for his survival.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: survival, trapped, race against time, against the odds, confined, danger, running out of air, isolation, fear, confusion, mortality, buried alive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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The Shooting (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A hired gun seeks to enact revenge on a group of bounty hunters in the Old West.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, suspense, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, on the road, desert, mysterious character, wilderness, vengeance, danger, adventure, gunslinger, escort, promise, hitman ...
Place: usa, utah
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Shalako (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: UK, West Germany, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Sean Connery is Shalako, a guide in the old West who has to rescue an aristocratic British hunting party from Indians and bandits.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, rescue, survival, opposites attract, tough heroes, adventure, rivalry, hostages, adventurer, crimes, hostage, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, tucson arizona
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Seraphim Falls (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Civil War has ended, but Colonel Morsman Carver is on one final mission – to kill Gideon, no matter what it takes. Launched by a gunshot and propelled by rage, the relentless pursuit takes the two men through frigid snow-capped mountains and ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, rough, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: wilderness, vengeance, civil war, chase, on the run, union soldier, colonel, obsessive quest, danger, deadly, crimes, haunted by the past ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
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The Plague Dogs (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Plague Dogs is a 1982 animated film based on the 1977 novel of the same name by Richard Adams. The story is centred on two dogs named Rowf and Snitter, who escape from a research laboratory in Great Britain. In the process of telling the story, ...
Style: adult animation, cult film, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: laboratory, chase, danger, dog, deadly, race against time, chases and races, adventure, escapades, pets, fugitives, animal life ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
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Passion in the Desert (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Young French officer Augustin Robert escorts artist Jean-Michel Venture de Paradis to Egypt during Napoleon's Egyptian campaign. Napoleon sent de Paradis to record Egypt's great monuments and temples that are destroyed by French soldiers ...
Style: serious, stylized, atmospheric, psychological, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: desert, soldier, leopard, wilderness, battles, animal life, daring rescue, deadly, deadly creature, escapades, dangerous animal, military ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, sahara desert
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The Naked Prey (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of men are on safari. One of the party refuses to give a gift to a tribe they encounter. The tribe is offended, seizes the party, and one-by-one, kills all but one of the safari members in various creative and horrifying ways. The last ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, tribe, hunter, wilderness, on the run, chase, manhunt, danger, deadly, adventurer, cannibalism, culture clash ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
Place: south africa, africa
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Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The Bounty leaves Portsmouth in 1787. Its destination: to sail to Tahiti and load bread-fruit. Captain Bligh will do anything to get there as fast as possible, using any means to keep up a strict discipline. When they arrive at Tahiti, it is like a ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, leadership, mutiny, captain, ocean, betrayal, ship, rebelliousness, military, ocean or sea, crew, voyage ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s, 1960s, 60s ...
Place: tahiti, england, europe
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Wild (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A woman with a tragic past decides to start her new life by hiking for one thousand miles on the Pacific Crest Trail.
Style: meditative, uplifting, captivating, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: wilderness, self discovery, cheating on husband, human spirit, hiking, journey, redemption, loneliness, adultery, introspection, on the road, nature ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1995
Place: usa, portland oregon, california, mojave desert
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Men with Guns (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Dr. Fuentes is a medical professor approaching his retirement and journeys to find old students, with sometimes disturbing results.
Style: clever, touching, tense, thought provoking, contemplative ...
Plot: jungle, politics, soldier, hopes, tourist, investigation, intrigue, golden years, life is a bitch, society, introspection, idealism ...
Time: 90s
Place: central america
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