Year 2009 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 2009 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, interesting, captivating, twists and turns and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with flashback, murder, blood, death, photograph, drinking, investigation, violence, brutality and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Crime genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
year 2009
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year 2009 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 2009: Sully (2016), The Good Liar (2019), The Craigslist Killer (2011), Shaft (2019), Zombieland: Double Tap (2019), A Private War (2018), Recoil (2011), The Last Five Years (2014), Conviction (2010), The Last Border (1993).

List of year 2009 movies

 7.4
 224K
Sully (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On 15 January 2009, the world witnessed the 'Miracle on the Hudson' when Captain 'Sully' Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as ...
Style: factual, realistic, suspense, intense, inspirational ...
Plot: airplane accident, aviation, crash landing, investigation, courage, pilot, plane crash, rescue, airplane, lone hero, co pilot, husband wife relationship ...
Time: year 2009, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
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 6.6
 16K
The Good Liar (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An aging con artist cannot believe his luck when he meets a wealthy widow and marks her as his next target. But she hides a secret of her own.
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, captivating, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: elderly, delusion, secrets, rich woman, male female relationship, con artists, deception, secret, society, love and romance, tutor, death of family ...
Time: 21st century, year 2009, year 1943
Place: usa, london, berlin germany
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The Craigslist Killer (2011)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Based on a true story. Philip Markoff, a charismatic and popular med student at Boston University, leads a double life as a brutal and cruel sexual deviant who abuses prostitutes he finds via Craigslist.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic
Plot: murder, true crime, protagonist as suspect, violence, computers and web, unlikely criminals, crimes, deadly, student, suicide, medical student, serial rapist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s
Place: boston
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 6.4
 40K
Shaft (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: JJ, aka John Shaft Jr., may be a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, but to uncover the truth behind his best friend’s untimely death, he needs an education only his dad can provide. Absent throughout JJ’s youth, the legendary ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, colourful, reboot
Plot: drug lord, gunfight, death of friend, fbi, father son relationship, sexual humor, grandfather, martial arts, investigation, crimes, crime, african american ...
Time: year 1997, year 2009, year 2001, year 2012, year 2007 ...
Place: new york, harlem
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Zombieland: Double Tap (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The group will face a new zombie threat as a new breed of zombie has developed. This new super-zombie type is faster, bigger, and stronger than the previous strain of zombies and harder to kill. These super-zombies have started grouping up into a ...
Style: road movie, psychotronic, surprise ending, funny
Plot: zombie, zombie attack, sarcasm, plague, escape, gore, marriage proposal, survival, friendship, mutation, parody, cleavage ...
Time: year 2009, 2000s, 2010s
Place: memphis, usa, washington d.c.
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 6.7
 15K
A Private War (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: One of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time, Marie Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless.
Style: tense, based on true events, disturbing, suspense, rough ...
Plot: journalist, war correspondent, al qaeda, eye patch, war, life is a bitch, uncover truth, danger, tamil, alcoholic, tv news, laptop ...
Time: year 2011, year 1986, year 2012, year 2001, year 2003 ...
Place: syria, iraq, libya, london, sri lanka ...
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 5.2
 5K
Recoil (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A cop turns vigilante after his family is murdered, exacting vengeance on the killers - and then on all criminals who have slipped through the system.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, gang, tough heroes, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, crime boss, organized crime, gangster, murder, gangsters, death of wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: usa
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The Last Five Years (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In New York, a struggling actress and a successful writer sing about their failed marriage from two perspectives.
Style: sentimental, humorous, melancholic, lyrical, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: marriage, romance, writer's life, love affair, artists and showbiz, wife, marital problem, husband wife relationship, breakup, aspiring writer, audition, memory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, year 2013, year 2009
Place: usa, ohio, new york, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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 7.2
 41K
Conviction (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Switzerland, UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Betty Anne Waters' older brother Kenny is arrested for murder and sentenced to life in 1983, Betty Anne, a Massachusetts wife and mother of two, dedicates her life to overturning the murder conviction. Convinced that her brother is ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, based on true events, disturbing ...
Plot: false accusation, injustice, legal action, legal, fighting the system, lawyer, hopes, convict, prison, investigation, trial, law school ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, 80s, contemporary ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
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The Last Border (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Finland, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: One man's quest for revenge in a post-apocalyptic world
Plot: lapland, dark future, distopia, childhood memory, rebellion, shaman, wilderness, rescue, battlefield, civil war, criminal gang, escaped prisoner ...
Time: future, year 2009
Place: scandinavia
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This Movie Is Broken (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Bruno wakes up in bed next to Caroline, his long time crush. But tomorrow she's off for school in France, and maybe she only granted this miracle as a parting gift for her long time friend. So tonight is Bruno's last chance. And tonight, ...
Style: sentimental, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: concert, romance, music band, rock, wooing, music, unfulfillment, one night, drinking, couples, unfulfilled love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009
Place: canada
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 7.2
 20K
Le Havre (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland, France, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Marcel Marx, a former bohemian and struggling author, has given up his literary ambitions and relocated to the port city Le Havre. He leads a simple life based around his wife Arletty, his favourite bar and his not too profitable profession as a ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Plot: refugee, poverty, friendship, human spirit, elderly, bohemian life, society, misfit, goodhearted, social misfits, on the run, working class ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2009, 70s
Place: france, europe, normandy, latin america, paris france ...
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 7.4
 111K
I Origins (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: I Origins follows a molecular biologist studying the evolution of the human eye. He finds his work permeating his life after a brief encounter with an exotic young woman who slips away from him. As his research continues years later with his lab ...
Style: thought provoking, enigmatic, atmospheric, mind bending, emotional ...
Plot: reincarnation, metaphysics, buddhism, atheism, inventions and discoveries, elevator, track down, death, memory, science, loneliness, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, year 2009, year 1998 ...
Place: india, usa, new york, asia, delhi
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Nobody Else But You (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The ambiguous suicide of a local beauty, weathergirl, cheese model, and Marilyn Monroe look-a-like finds an eager sleuth in David Rousseau, best-selling crime novelist. When Rousseau visits a remote Alps village for the reading of his friend's ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, melancholic, enigmatic, sentimental ...
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, writer's life, artists and showbiz, crimes, obsessive quest, suicide, mysterious death, small town, psychiatrist, blonde, writers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1999, year 2009, year 2005 ...
Place: france, europe
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 6.2
 6K
Phil Spector (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A drama centered on the relationship between Phil Spector and defense attorney Linda Kenney Baden while the music business legend was on trial for the murder of Lana Clarkson.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, controversial, based on true events
Plot: showbiz, legal, courtroom, courtroom drama, lawyers and clients, artists and showbiz, husband wife relationship, scandal, murder, violence against women, prosecution, evidence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, year 1968, year 2003 ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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 6.6
 982
150 Milligrams (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In the hospital where she works in Brest, France, a lung specialist discovers a direct link between suspicious deaths and state-approved medicine. She fights single-handedly for the truth to come out.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Plot: doctor, health, scientist, female protagonist, television, death, whistleblower, blood, danger, illness, female director, heart disease ...
Time: year 2010, year 2009, year 2011
Place: france
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Darkside Witches (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In 1589, six innocent women were accused from the inquisition of witchery in the small ligurian mountain.
Style: erotic
Plot: witch, blood, girl, revenge, lesbian kiss, female antagonist, burned at the stake, deal with the devil, inquisition, false accusation, vatican, exorcist ...
Time: year 2009
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 7.3
 129K
Snowden (2016)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: CIA employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: espionage, fighting the system, journalism, political thriller, whistleblower, national security, surveillance, moral dilemma, media, idealism, uncover truth, government agency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2007, year 2012, year 2009 ...
Place: usa, russia, maryland, geneva switzerland, new york ...
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 6.6
 308
Walk with Me (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Sweden, Denmark, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Deployed on mission in Helmand, Afghanistan, 25-year old Thomas steps on a landmine and loses both his legs. At the local rehabilitation center, he meets Sofie, an ascending ballerina from the Royal Danish Ballet, who is helping a relative to regain ...
Plot: soldier, amputee, ballet, war injury, war veteran, aunt, cancer, rescue from drowning, blood, pistol, flashback, kiss ...
Time: year 2009
Place: afghanistan
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The Devil Inside (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In Italy, a woman becomes involved in a series of unauthorized exorcisms during her mission to discover what happened to her mother, who allegedly murdered three people during her own exorcism.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: exorcism, demonic possession, uncover truth, investigation, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, danger, deadly, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, possessed woman, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 2009, year 1989
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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 7.0
 2K
Kalinka (2016)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In 1982, André Bamberski learns about the death of his 14 year-old daughter, Kalinka, while she was on vacation with her mother and stepfather in Germany. Convinced that Kalinka’s death was not an accident, Bamberski begins to investigate. A ...
Style: disturbing, enigmatic, rough, suspense, non-linear
Plot: murder of daughter, investigation, murder, death of daughter, loss of daughter, flashback, husband wife relationship, tragedy, lawyer, prison, car accident, funeral ...
Time: year 2009, 80s, 90s, 1990s, year 1974
Place: germany, morocco
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 8.2
 20K
The Missing (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A gripping anthological relationship thriller series exploring the emotional fallout of a child's abduction not only on the family but on the wider community, told over two time frames.
Style: realistic, twists and turns, serious, emotional, suspenseful ...
Plot: missing child, crimes, missing person, investigation, abduction, police detective, family relations, life turned upside down, parents and children, life is a bitch, grief, twists & turns ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, year 2014 ...
Place: france
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The Gabby Douglas Story (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The true story of Gabby Douglas who becomes the first African American to be named Individual All-Around Champion in artistic gymnastics at the Olympic Games.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: gymnastics, athlete and trainer, family relations, contests and competitions, athlete's life, follow your dream, siblings relations, rivalry, ambition, prodigy, single parent, supportive parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, year 2011, year 2009 ...
Place: usa, london, new york, iowa
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 7.9
 328K
Boyhood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: The film tells a story of a divorced couple trying to raise their young son. The story follows the boy for twelve years, from first grade at age 6 through 12th grade at age 17-18, and examines his relationship with his parents as he grows.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, depressing, emotional ...
Audience: kids
Plot: coming of age, divorce, childhood, stepsister stepsister relationship, divorced parents, abusive husband, parenting, teenage life, marital problem, parents and children, teenager, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, year 2006, year 2004 ...
Place: usa, texas, houston texas, austin texas
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The Heart of Christmas (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Dax Ryan Locke, born to Julie and Austin Locke on June 26, 2007, was diagnosed with AML M7, a rare form of leukemia, when he was 13 months old. The Heart of Christmas is set in Washington, Illinois and at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, ...
Style: touching, uplifting, emotional, sad, based on true events ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: terminal illness, parents and children, child illness, family life, dealing with death, small town, sick child, leukemia, family relations, blog, sad ending, kindness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2009
Place: usa, illinois
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The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five college friends spend the weekend at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.
Style: dark humor, scary, suspenseful, surreal, bloody ...
Plot: death, survival, supernatural, cabin in the woods, in the woods, monster, giant snake, danger, zombie, youth, weekend, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1900s, year 2009, 2010s ...
Place: usa
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Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 157 min.
Story: A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6 in May, 2011.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, manhunt, military, swat team, assassination, navy seal, al qaeda, espionage, 9/11, terrorist, explosion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, year 2003, september 11 2001 ...
Place: pakistan, middle east, iraq, poland, langley virginia ...
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Fruitvale Station (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The true story of Oscar, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, intense, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: police brutality, african american, racism, new year's eve, introspection, tragic hero, haunted by the past, couple relations, encounter, goodhearted, ex convict, new year ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, year 2007, 2000s ...
Place: california, usa, san francisco, oakland california
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 8.3
 138K
Incendies (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, War
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A mother's last wishes send twins Jeanne and Simon on a journey to Middle East in search of their tangled roots. Adapted from Wajdi Mouawad's acclaimed play, Incendies tells the powerful and moving tale of two young adults' voyage to ...
Style: psychological, twists and turns, disturbing, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: pregnant from rape, rape, twins, torture, incest rape, massacre, prison, self discovery, family relations, son, family secret, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 21st century, 20th century, year 2009 ...
Place: middle east, lebanon, montreal, montreal quebec, canada
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 6.5
 183K
Drag Me to Hell (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After denying a woman the extension she needs to keep her home, loan officer Christine Brown sees her once-promising life take a startling turn for the worse. Christine is convinced she's been cursed by a Gypsy, but her boyfriend is skeptical. ...
Style: scary, dark humor, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, witch, gypsy, ghost, evil, life turned upside down, supernatural, witches, curse, imaginary, heaven and hell, legends and myths ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 60s, 2000s ...
Place: pasadena california, los angeles
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