Attempted murder movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant attempted murder movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspense, serious, tense, suspenseful and interesting films and TV shows about / with attempted murder, murder, betrayal, crimes, blood, revenge, violence, death, runaway and brutality plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as attempted murder: Acrimony (2018), Return to Eden (1983), Angel Has Fallen (2019), A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004), Fracture (2007), The Omen (2006), The Bodyguard (2011), Taxi Number 9 2 11 (2006), Death and the Maiden (1994), The Last King of Scotland (2006).

List of attempted murder movies

 5.8
 8K
Acrimony (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A faithful wife takes action when it becomes clear to her that her devious husband has betrayed her.
Style: tragic ending, emotional, rough, psychological
Plot: nervous breakdown, attempted murder, depression, divorce, financial problem, deception, betrayal, revenge, violence, unfaithful husband, courtroom, husband wife relationship ...
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Return to Eden (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 267 min.
TV show
Story: Stephanie Harper is rich but insecure 40 year old heiress with two failed marriages behind her. Stephanie believes that she has found true love with tennis pro Greg Marsden, but after the wedding, Greg promptly begins an affair with Stephanie’s ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: betrayal, crumbling marriage, crimes, attempted murder, presumed dead, dishonesty, greed, hidden identity, rivalry, revenge, romance, fashion model ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
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Angel Has Fallen (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Secret Service Agent Mike Banning is framed for the attempted assassination of the President and must evade his own agency and the FBI as he tries to uncover the real threat.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: secret service, terrorist, lone hero, fbi, agent, president, assassination plot, manhunt, white house, attempted murder, false accusation, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, north carolina, virginia
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A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Three wealthy children's parents are killed in a fire. When they are sent to a distant relative, they find out that he is plotting to kill them and seize their fortune. This movie is extremely alarming, an expression which here means "a ...
Style: offbeat, exciting, humorous, semi serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, adventure, inheritance, danger, loss of parent, attempted murder, death in the family, dishonesty, young heroes, child in peril, siblings relations, arson ...
Time: 1940s
Place: peru
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 7.2
 188K
Fracture (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A husband is on trial for the attempted murder of his wife, in what is seemingly an open/shut case for the ambitious district attorney trying to put him away. However, there are surprises for both around every corner, and, as a suspenseful game of ...
Style: twists and turns, suspense, intellectual, enigmatic, serious ...
Plot: murder mystery, mind game, investigation, courtroom drama, manipulation, lawyer, legal investigation, obsession, adultery, perfect crime, guilt, cheating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 5.5
 56K
The Omen (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A diplomatic couple adopts the son of the devil without knowing it. A remake of the classic horror film of the same name from 1976.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, intense, harsh ...
Plot: antichrist, prophecy, demon, murder, killer child, devil worship, parents and children, loss of child, hospital, church, ambassador, nanny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006, 2010s
Place: england, london, rome italy, europe, italy ...
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The Bodyguard (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Bhoominathan aka Bhoomi is introduced to us as a person who gets into many local fights. Worried about his future, his family sends him to Muthuramalingam (Raj Kiran), a much respected personality in his place Semmanur, to put Bhoomi's life on ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, tense, humorous ...
Plot: attempted murder, romance, fall in love, love affair, danger, rivalry, crimes, bollywood, bodyguard, one man army, college, dwarf ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, bangkok thailand
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The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Italy, the American writer Sam Dalmas witnesses an attempt of murder of the owner of an art gallery, a couple of days before his foreseen return to the United States of America. He decides to stay with his girlfriend Julia and help the police in ...
Style: disturbing, tense, psychological, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, stalking, voyeurism, psychopath, mind game, mystery killer, police detective, female killer, attempted murder, danger, maniac ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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Taxi Number 9 2 11 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A cabbie and businessman both in need of big money partake in a two-hour adventure together.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, remake of american film
Plot: taxi, attempted murder, taxi driver, police station, car chase, lawsuit, buddies, rivalry, unlikely partners, disorder, passenger, insurance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
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Death and the Maiden (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A political activist is convinced that her guest is a man who once tortured her for the government.
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, captivating, touching ...
Plot: torture, attempted murder, haunted by the past, doctor, humiliation, mind game, revenge, human nature, price of justice, rivalry, couples, justice ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: latin america, chile, barcelona spain, south america, barcelona ...
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The Last King of Scotland (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Young Scottish doctor, Nicholas Garrigan decides it's time for an adventure after he finishes his formal education, so he decides to try his luck in Uganda, and arrives during the downfall of President Obote. General Idi Amin comes to power and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, brutal, factual ...
Plot: dictatorship, genocide, dictator, doctor, against humanity, atrocity, politics, corruption, blacks and whites, violence, head of state, attempted murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: uganda, africa, scotland
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 6.9
 208K
Game Night (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Max and Annie's weekly game night gets kicked up a notch when Max's brother Brooks arranges a murder mystery party -- complete with fake thugs and federal agents. So when Brooks gets kidnapped, it's all supposed to be part of the ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, exciting, humorous, neo screwball comedy ...
Plot: game, best friends, neighbor, group of friends, kidnapping, board game, friends, escape, plan gone wrong, contests and competitions, investigation, danger ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york
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Phantom: Requiem for the Phantom (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Mafia is rife in America where assassinations are a regular occurrence on the streets. Inferno, a mysterious company, is behind most of these dealings through the use of their near-invincible human weapon, "Phantom." One day, a Japanese ...
Style: serious, tense, exciting, intense, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, crimes, memory loss, kidnapping, danger, teenage life, adventure, escapades, undercover, youth, assassination attempt, attempted murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, mongolia, america, los angeles ...
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2 Days in the Valley (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a sleepy bedroom community of LA's San Fernando Valley, the murder of a professional athlete by two hit men sets into motion a chain of events that puts the mundane lives of a dozen residents on a collision course. This clever tale tells the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspense, twist ending, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, hitman, hostage, psychopath, attempted murder, crime, crimes, police investigation, gangsters, nudity (full frontal - brief), multiple storylines, faked death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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The Replacement Killers (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Hired assassin John Lee is asked by Chinatown crime boss Terence Wei to murder the young son of policeman Stan Zedkov. Lee has the boy in his sights, but his conscience gets the better of him, and he spares the child's life. Afraid that Wei ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, chase, police detective, on the run, attempted murder, chinatown, police raid, revenge, crimes, crime, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: china, hong kong, asia, los angeles, usa
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 6.4
 10K
Enduring Love (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two strangers become dangerously close after witnessing a deadly accident. On a beautiful cloudless day a young couple celebrate their reunion with a picnic. Joe has planned a postcard-perfect afternoon in the English countryside with his partner, ...
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, haunted by the past, countryside, attempted murder, post traumatic stress, couple relations, dangerous attraction, guilt, mental illness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, obsessive love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, britain
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How the West Was Won (1962)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, realistic, intense ...
Plot: old west, wilderness, gold, attempted murder, small town, criminal, native american, outlaw, frontier, adventure, family, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1860s, 1870s, 1880s ...
Place: california, missouri, ohio, arizona, usa ...
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Nayak: The Real Hero (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 187 min.
Story: TV reporter Shivajirao gets a chance to be the Chief Minister of Maharashtra for a day, after being challenged by incumbent Chief Minister Balraj Chauhan. After his successful one-day stint, he attempts to get back to his normal life, but it is not ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional, biting ...
Plot: politics, election, attempted murder, fall in love, love and romance, intrigue, rise to the top, ambition, righting the wronged, political conspiracy, political corruption, family disapproval ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
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 7.4
 58K
Marathon Man (1976)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A graduate student and obsessive runner in New York is drawn into a mysterious plot involving his brother, a member of the secretive Division.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, dentist, chase, vengeance, attempted murder, espionage, intrigue, investigation, rivalry, trap, betrayal, german ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, france, manhattan new york city, paris france ...
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 6.4
 20K
Lonely Hearts (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the late 1940's, Martha Beck and Raymond Fernandez were America's notorious "Lonely Hearts Killers". Their lethal scam was simple; they would swindle and then viciously murder lovelorn war widows who would answer their ...
Style: bleak, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, neo noir, police investigation, murderous pair, loneliness, femme fatale, attempted murder, obsession, seduction, cons and scams, sexual attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, 1950s, 50s ...
Place: usa, new york, united states, new jersey
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 6.7
 146K
Analyze This (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Countless wiseguy films are spoofed in this film that centers on the neuroses and angst of a powerful Mafia racketeer who suffers from panic attacks. When Paul Vitti needs help dealing with his role in the "family," unlucky shrink Dr. Ben ...
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, clever, suspense ...
Plot: psychiatrist, mafia, gangsters, attempted murder, therapy, anger, crimes, introspection, doctors and patients, power relations, power struggle, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1957, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, miami beach, florida, new york state ...
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A History of Violence (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An average family is thrust into the spotlight after the father commits a seemingly self-defense murder at his diner.
Style: harsh, tense, twists and turns, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: revenge, self defense, family relations, small town, neo noir, robbery, attempted murder, attempted robbery, vigilantism, mafia, criminal's revenge, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia
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 6.7
 104K
Safe Haven (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.
Style: romantic, touching, emotional, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: small town, starting over, love and romance, domestic violence, abusive husband, single father, fall in love, small town life, haunted by the past, runaway, obsession, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa, boston, south carolina, san francisco ...
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The Silence of Lorna (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In order to become the owner of a snack bar with her boyfriend, Lorna, a young Albanian woman living in Belgium, becomes an accomplice to a diabolical plan devised by mobster Fabio.
Style: serious, tense, psychological, touching, enigmatic ...
Plot: immigrants, society, junkie, life is a bitch, danger, attempted murder, regret, overdose, plan gone awry, arranged marriage, couples, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
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 6.3
 104K
The Commuter (2018)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, China, Canada, Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A businessman, on his daily commute home, gets unwittingly caught up in a criminal conspiracy that threatens not only his life but the lives of those around him.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, exciting, tense, rough
Plot: conspiracy, train, destruction, deception, runaway train, money, fbi, witness, train wreck, fight, attempted murder, train station ...
Time: 2010s
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city, new york
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The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2004)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: It’s 1974 and Sam Bicke has lost everything. His wife leaves him with his three kids, his boss fires him, his brother turns away from him, and the bank won’t give him any money to start anew. He tries to find someone to blame for his misfortunes ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: vietnam war, hypocrisy, obsession, depression, robbery, revenge, assassination attempt, head of state, planned murder, attempted murder, rules and policies, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, baltimore, vietnam
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 7.6
 18K
Carandiru (2003)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Brazil, Argentina, Italy
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Carandiru, a story based on real facts and on the book written by the doctor Drauzio Varella, starts when he decides to carry out an AIDS prevention program inside Latin America’s largest prison: the Casa de Detenção de São Paulo, Carandiru, ...
Style: bleak, captivating, touching, rough, compassionate ...
Plot: prison, police brutality, prison life, doctor, crimes, confined, life is a bitch, aids, human nature, regret, protest, fighting illness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro, south america
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Suburban Mayhem (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Can you really get away with murder? Welcome to the world of Katrina, a 19-year-old single mum who's planning to do just that. Katrina lives in a world of petty crime, fast cars, manicures and blow-jobs. A master manipulator of men living at ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, realistic, suspense, humorous ...
Plot: family relations, murder, suburbs, teenage life, youth, intrigue, single parent, deadly, crimes, parents and children, attempted murder, family feud ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.9
 7K
Dirt (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dirt is an American television serial broadcast on the FX network. It premiered on January 2, 2007 and starred Courteney Cox as Lucy Spiller, the editor-in-chief of the first-of-its-kind "glossy tabloid" magazine DirtNow, which was ...
Style: serious, realistic, dark humor, sincere, exciting ...
Plot: journalism, photographer, paparazzi, hollywood, magazine, media, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, attempted murder, media satire, showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Malta, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Genius Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of an American tycoon aboard the Orient Express train.
Style: surprise ending, artsy, suspense, non-linear, road movie
Plot: murder mystery, investigation, whodunit, murder, train, snow, vengeance, justice, suspect, doctor, steam train, agatha christie ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two, post world war one, year 1934, 1920s
Place: europe, venice, alps, turkey, former yugoslavia ...
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