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The list contains the best, new and most relevant race against time movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, suspense and clever films and TV shows about / with race against time, chases and races, danger, catastrophe, dialogue, mentor, storytelling, chase, rescue and death plots mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as race against time: 12 Monkeys (2015), Cellular (2004), Pandemic (2007), Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000), The Jacket (2005), Silent Venom (2009), In Time (2011), Crank (2006), NYC: Tornado Terror (2008), The Patriot (1998).
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Back to the Future
Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
USA
116 min.
 8.5
Twelve Monkeys
Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
129 min.
 8.0
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Ready Player One
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
USA
140 min.
 7.6
Avengers: Infinity War
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
USA
149 min.
 8.6

List of race against time movies

 7.7
 33K
12 Monkeys
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: The provocative story of Cole, a time traveler from a decimated future in a high-stakes race against the clock. Utilizing a dangerous and untested method of time travel, he journeys from 2043 to the present day on a mission to locate and eradicate ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, intense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: save the world, plague, time travel, virus, epidemic, race against time, apocalypse, heroic mission, sent to the past, changing the past or future, post apocalypse, witness ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.5
 85K
Cellular
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man receives an emergency phone call on his cell phone from an older woman. She claims to have been kidnapped – and the kidnappers have targeted her husband and child next.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police corruption, hostage, race against time, police, chase, conspiracy, kidnapping, crime, twists & turns, rescue, secrets, one man army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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 5.3
 1K
Pandemic
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: The outbreak of a strange, deadly virus aboard a passenger plane sends Los Angeles into a panic in this terrifying TV movie. As the virus spreads across the city and the death toll rises, Dr. Kayla Martina (Tiffani Thiessen, FASTLANE) fights to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pandemic, quarantine, race against time, rescue, plague, deadly, deadly virus, fighting the system, investigation, save the day, survival, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, usa, los angeles, california
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Gone in Sixty Seconds
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Upon learning that he has to come out of retirement to steal 50 cars in one night to save his brother Kip's life, former car thief Randall "Memphis" Raines enlists help from a few "boost happy" pals to accomplish a seemingly ...
Style: exciting, suspense, entertaining, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, crime, criminal heroes, race against time, master criminal, car thief, cars, organized crime, gangsters, danger, betrayal, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 7.1
 101K
The Jacket
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A military veteran goes on a journey into the future, where he can foresee his death and is left with questions that could save his life and those he loves.
Style: psychological, surreal, enigmatic, tricky, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, psychology, existentialism, time loop, race against time, memory loss, supernatural, amnesia, mental institution, mentally unstable, alternate reality, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, future, 90s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: vermont
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 3.1
 962
Silent Venom
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The only thing more terrifying than Snakes on a Plane is "Snakes on a Submarine," and that's exactly what we get in this claustrophobic, sub-aquatic thriller starring Luke Perry. Lieutenant Commander O'Neill (Perry) was piloting ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous animal, snake, submarine, save the day, survival, mutant, race against time, deadly creature, adventure, underwater, isolation, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, taiwan
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 6.7
 337K
In Time
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the not-too-distant future the aging gene has been switched off. To avoid overpopulation, time has become the currency and the way people pay for luxuries and necessities. The rich can live forever, while the rest try to negotiate for their ...
Style: futuristic, twists and turns, stylized, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting the system, time, survival, future dystopia, immortality, class differences, race against time, existentialism, revenge, life & death, greed, life philosophy ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, los angeles
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 7.0
 216K
Crank
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Professional assassin Chev Chelios learns his rival has injected him with a poison that will kill him if his heart rate drops.
Style: semi serious, dark humor, exciting, intense, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, tough heroes, assassin, car chase, gory, gangsters, race against time, crime, fight scenes, lone hero, one man army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
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Around the World with Willy Fog
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: Spain, Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Around the World with Willy Fog is a cartoon adaptation of Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne. The cartoon was produced by Spanish studio BRB Internacional with animation by Japanese studio Nippon Animation. In the same vein as ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, humorous, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: on the road, obsessive quest, travel, race against time, adventure, escapades, master and servant, wager, anthropomorphism, chases and races, odd couple, friends ...
Time: 19th century
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NYC: Tornado Terror
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unexplained, local split in the atmosphere causes a series of total unpredictable, yet devastating tornadoes. Rookie fireman Brian Flynn gets trapped in the underground sewage with his girlfriend, deputy mayor James 'Jim' Lawrence and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chaos and mayhem, forces of nature, race against time, save the day, danger, heroes, ecological disaster, global warming, nasa, weatherman, rescue, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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 4.1
 11K
The Patriot
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A deadly virus threatens to wipe out an entire Rocky Mountain town, leaving the town doctor to find some way to escape the soldiers who enforce the town's quarantine and devise an antidote. Matters take a more deadly turn after the physician is ...
Style: serious, melancholic, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, virus, race against time, laboratory, rescue, save the day, hospital, chaos and mayhem, plague, danger, deadly, indians ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: montana, usa
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 3.8
 5K
Freerunner
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: With a ticking bomb locked to his neck, a young freerunner races against the clock and all types of baddies to get from one end of the city to the other to save himself and his girlfriend.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, chases and races, danger, running for your life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, manhunt, urban, escapades, save the day, against the odds, deadly, bouncer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.3
 174K
Transporter 2
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Professional driver Frank Martin is living in Miami, where he is temporarily filling in for a friend as the chauffeur for a government narcotics control policymaker and his family. The young boy in the family is targeted for kidnapping, and Frank ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, kidnapping, martial arts, lone hero, fight scenes, race against time, mentor, chases and races, danger, war on drugs, bodyguard, deadly virus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, france
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 8.0
 527K
Twelve Monkeys
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In the year 2035, convict James Cole reluctantly volunteers to be sent back in time to discover the origin of a deadly virus that wiped out nearly all of the earth's population and forced the survivors into underground communities. But when ...
Style: non-linear, surreal, philosophical, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: time travel, apocalypse, insanity, paranoia, virus, time loop, alternate reality, psychology, memory, mental illness, mystery, end of the world ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: philadelphia, baltimore, usa
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 7.3
 315K
Face/Off
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: An antiterrorism agent goes under the knife to acquire the likeness of a terrorist and gather details about a bombing plot. When the terrorist escapes custody, he undergoes surgery to look like the agent so he can get close to the agent's ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hidden identity, undercover, good versus evil, transformation, master criminal, revenge, prison escape, violence, murder, death, special agents, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, hong kong
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 7.6
 340K
Saw
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Obsessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged, sadistic serial killer abducts the morally wayward. Once captured, they must face impossible choices in a horrific game of survival. The victims must fight to win their lives back, or ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: torture, survival, serial killer, gory, mind game, insanity, violence, slasher, murder, game of death, brutality, violent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Day of the Dead
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Day of the Dead is a horror film which is nominally a quasi-remake of George A. Romero's classic zombie film of the same name, which was the third in Romero's Dead series. The film is directed by Steve Miner (who also directed Friday the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspense, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, virus, apocalypse, small town, quarantine, infected, deadly creature, epidemic, race against time, chaos and mayhem, transformation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
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Final Destination
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a teenager has a terrifying vision of him and his friends dying in a plane crash, he prevents the accident only to have Death hunt them down, one by one.
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: death, destiny, survival, life & death, supernatural, danger, youth, race against time, psychic, unlikely partners, group of friends, characters killed one by one ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, paris france
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 7.7
 517K
Argo
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA 'exfiltration' specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian ambassador.
Style: suspenseful, tense, clever, factual, captivating ...
Plot: hostage, daring rescue, cia, u.s. embassy, behind enemy lines, government official, government agency, secret mission, politics, rescue mission, courage, american abroad ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979, year 1980, year 2001 ...
Place: iran, middle east, usa, california, langley virginia ...
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Back to the Future
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents' first meeting and attracting his mother's romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to history by rekindling his ...
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, date night, teen comedy
Plot: time travel, adventure, time machine, destiny, fish out of water, mad scientist, inventor, misfit partners, changing the past or future, teenage life, teenager, disorder ...
Time: future, 80s, 1950s, 20th century, 50s ...
Place: california, usa
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 7.7
 233K
Stardust
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His journey takes him into a world beyond his wildest dreams and reveals his ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic, light, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: magic, adventure, romance, true love, good versus evil, witch, love story, chase, race against time, destiny, transformation, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s, 1850s
Place: england, europe
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 6.6
 6K
Metro
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Terror strikes the underground train system in Moscow in the form of a flood from a collapsed tunnel. The film follows a diverse group of Moscow citizens who find themselves trapped in the city’s underground rail network, their train derailed and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, train, tunnel, group of strangers, subway, adventure, danger, chaos and mayhem, catastrophe, confinement indoors, race against time, flood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Catch Me If You Can
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A true story about Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor. An FBI agent makes it his mission to put him behind bars. But Frank not ...
Style: clever, exciting, suspense, captivating, intense ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: master criminal, runaway, crime, adventure, manhunt, chase, special agents, con artists, unlikely criminals, fake identity, creativity, justice ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1967
Place: usa, boston, europe, france, manhattan new york city ...
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 5.6
 89K
Poseidon
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A packed cruise ship traveling the Atlantic is hit and overturned by a massive wave, compelling the passengers to begin a dramatic fight for their lives.
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, ship, natural disaster, adventure, death, daring rescue, drowning, catastrophe, forces of nature, giant wave, ocean, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: atlantic ocean
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 3.9
 2K
Piranha
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Doctor Baines has been conducting genetic experiments on piranhas and has made them virtually unstoppable. Unfortunately, his assistants, Maggie and Paul, accidentally release the hybrids into the Lost River Lake threatening to destroy everyone in ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, rough, humorous ...
Plot: piranha, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, gory, mutant, danger, deadly, summer camp, race against time, eaten alive, chaos ...
Time: 90s
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 7.3
 10K
The Whispers
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: We love to play games with our children. But what happens when someone else starts to play with them too? Someone we don't know. Can't see. Can't hear. In The Whispers, someone or something -- is manipulating the ones we love most to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, bleak
Plot: evil alien, youth, little girl, race against time, danger, manipulation, investigation, save the world, kids in trouble, deception, murder, naivete ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.0
 47K
Walk of Shame
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A reporter's dream of becoming a news anchor is compromised after a one-night stand leaves her stranded in downtown L.A. without a phone, car, ID or money - and only 8 hours to make it to the most important job interview of her life.
Style: funny, humorous, light, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: blonde, comedy of errors, race against time, stereotypes, stupidity, journalist, life philosophy, mentor, creativity, media, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
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 6.6
 358K
Armageddon
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: When an asteroid threatens to collide with Earth, NASA honcho Dan Truman determines the only way to stop it is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear bomb. This leads him to renowned driller Harry Stamper, who agrees to helm the dangerous ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, nasa, space travel, heroic mission, astronaut, end of the world, self sacrifice, apocalypse, save the world, asteroid, fate of humanity, outer space ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, paris france, washington d.c., shanghai china, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
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 7.8
 7K
Manhattan
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of the greatest clandestine race against time in the history of science with the mission to build the world's first atomic bomb in Los Alamos, New Mexico. Flawed scientists and their families attempt to co-exist in a ...
Style: serious, clever, realistic, captivating, melancholic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: inventions and discoveries, ambition, laboratory, atomic bomb, scientist, race against time, military, military base, top secret, unhappy wife, secret weapon, relationship vs career ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944, year 1943
Place: usa, new mexico
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 7.0
 158K
Chicken Run
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Having been hopelessly repressed and facing eventual certain death at the British chicken farm where they are held, Rocky the american rooster and Ginger the chicken decide to rebel against the evil Mr. and Mrs. Tweedy, the farm's owners. Rocky ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, birds, against the odds, chicken, escape, freedom, heroic mission, runaway, verbal byplay, farm, talking animals, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
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machine gun
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King of the Roaring 20's: The Story of Arnold Rothstein 1961
5.9
Brute Corps 1971
6.0
Lethal Panther 1990
5.2
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4.1
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boys' night
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Sons of Anarchy 2008
8.6
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7.2
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7.5
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6.5
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helicopter
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4.4
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6.5
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7.0
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8.0
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8.7
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6.3
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6.3
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6.5
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7.1
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7.2
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7.7
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