Answering machine movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant answering machine movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspense, surprise ending, stylized and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with answering machine, death, telephone call, father son relationship, flashback, storytelling, murder, violence, dialogue and telephone plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as answering machine: Denise Calls Up (1995), Messages Deleted (2010), The Right Stuff (1983), One Missed Call (2008), Garden State (2004), The Tournament (2009), Arctic Heart (2016), The Salesman (2016), The Rockford Files (1974), Mimic 2 (2001).

List of answering machine movies

Denise Calls Up (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of friends in New York, working away at their PCs and laptops, keep in touch exclusively by phone and fax. They are all too busy to meet face to face. Gale plays matchmaker, by phone, to Jerry and Barbara who, in turn, hit it off beautifully ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, satirical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: telephone, masturbation, answering machine, friendship, buddies, romance, self discovery, couple relations, looking for love, fall in love, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, tokyo
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Messages Deleted (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A quivering voice begs to screenwriter, Joel Brandt, to pick up the phone on a message from his answering machine. Thinking it a prank, Joel deletes the message. The caller is found dead. Another caller leaves Joel a message; there is another ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: answering machine, murder, protagonist as suspect, serial killer, mystery, frame up, crimes, deadly, writer's life, vengeance, screenwriter, teacher student relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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The Right Stuff (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 193 min.
Story: A chronicle of the original Mercury astronauts in the formation of America's space program: Alan Shepherd, the first American in space; Gus Grissom, the benighted astronaut for whom nothing works out as planned; John Glenn, the straight-arrow ...
Style: epic, realistic, exciting, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: cold war, space travel, u.s. air force, astronaut, space program, nasa, outer space, test pilot, adventure, tough heroes, politics, paparazzi ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 1960s ...
Place: california, soviet union, houston texas, new mexico, washington d.c. ...
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One Missed Call (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan, Germany, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Several people start receiving voice-mails from their future selves -- messages which include the date, time, and some of the details of their deaths.
Style: mind bending, scary, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, investigation, mobile phone, supernatural, mystery, cowardliness, uncover truth, destiny, sms, friendship, delusion, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
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 7.5
 201K
Garden State (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Andrew returns to his hometown for the funeral of his mother, a journey that reconnects him with past friends. The trip coincides with his decision to stop taking his powerful antidepressants. A chance meeting with Sam - a girl also suffering from ...
Style: clever, realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: psychiatrist, marijuana, self discovery, friendship, depression, paraplegic, ecstasy, epilepsy, grave digger, homecoming, romance, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, los angeles
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 6.1
 33K
The Tournament (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Every ten or seven years in an unsuspecting town, The Tournament takes place. A battle royale between 30 of the world's deadliest assassins. The last man standing receiving the $10,000,000 cash prize and the title of Worlds No 1, which itself ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, chase, hitman, tournament, competition, martial arts, uninhibited rivalry, confession, violence spree, danger, rivalry, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, brazil
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 5.3
 675
Arctic Heart (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A timid young grad student madly in love with her scientist boss offers her body to his research.
Plot: love, experiment, scientist, human experiment, mouse, laboratory, kiss, bathtub, dna, mutation, sex scene, woman in underwear ...
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 7.8
 40K
The Salesman (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Forced out of their apartment due to dangerous works on a neighboring building, Emad and Rana move into a new flat in the center of Tehran. An incident linked to the previous tenant will dramatically change the young couple’s life.
Style: tense, intense, psychological, reflective, talky ...
Plot: rape, apartment, attack, theatre play, revenge, hospital, teacher, stage play, husband wife relationship, infidelity, theatre production, garage ...
Time: 2010s
Place: iran, tehran iran, poland, middle east
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The Rockford Files (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Rockford Files is an American television drama series starring James Garner that aired on the NBC network between September 13, 1974 and January 10, 1980, and has remained in syndication to the present day. Garner portrays Los Angeles-based ...
Style: serious, sincere, witty, realistic, captivating
Plot: private detective, crime, investigation, mystery, private investigator, crimes, dishonesty, father son relationship, police detective, beach, ex convict, trailer home ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, malibu california
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 4.6
 5K
Mimic 2 (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a cockroach-spread plague threatened to decimate the child population of New York City in the original Mimic, biologist Susan Tyler and her research associates developed a species of "Judas" bugs and introduced them into the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cockroach, school, gory, good versus evil, dangerous animal, high school, transformation, mutation, beach, deadly creature, supernatural ability, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.4
 17K
Less Than Zero (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A college freshman returns to Los Angeles for the holidays at his ex-girlfriend's request, but discovers that his former best friend has an out-of-control drug habit.
Style: stylized, serious, gloomy, realistic, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug abuse, drug addiction, friendship, cocaine, hedonism, decadence, college, coming of age, addiction, prostitute, downfall, self discovery ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills, new jersey
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 7.3
 18K
Lantana (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Australia, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Plagued with grief over the murder of her daughter, Valerie Somers suspects that her husband John is cheating on her. When Valerie disappears, Detective Leon Zat attempts to solve the mystery of her absence. A complex web of love, sex and deceit ...
Style: talky, clever, psychological, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, investigation, police, cheating, murder, police investigation, mystery, disappearance, divorce, confession, dancer, psychiatrist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia
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 6.5
 59K
City of Ember (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights. But Ember's once powerful generator is failing and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker. Now, two teenagers, ...
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, light, bad ending ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, ancient mystery, mayor, underground, young heroes, steampunk, family, puzzle, save the day, chases and races, scientist, danger ...
Time: future
Place: mine
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 7.6
 320K
127 Hours (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah.
Style: suspense, uplifting, psychological, inspirational, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, isolation, trapped, desert, human spirit, adventure, courage, loneliness, extreme sport, climbing, peril, life & death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2003
Place: utah, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
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 5.3
 14K
Terminal (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK, Hong Kong, Hungary, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the dark heart of a sprawling, anonymous city, two assassins carry out a sinister mission, a teacher battles a fatal illness, and an enigmatic janitor and a curious waitress lead dangerous double lives. Murderous consequences unravel in the dead ...
Style: exciting, suspense, breathtaking, artsy, surprise ending
Plot: assassin, revenge, double life, murder, crime, crimes, waitress, vengeance, teacher, illness, neo-noir, disguise ...
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 7.0
 896
Hanamizuki (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Sae (Yui Aragaki) is a high school student who is studying hard for her college entrance exams. She lost her father when she was very young and so lives with her mother Ryoko (Hiroko Yakushimaru) in Hokkaido, Japan. Her father Kemimichi (Arata) once ...
Plot: long hair, gift, beating, break up, truck, photograph, teenage girl, snowing, brunette, police station, pay phone, sushi ...
Place: canada, nova scotia, tokyo
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A Good Marriage (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After 25 years of a good marriage, what will Darcy do once she discovers her husband's sinister secret?
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: danger, uncover truth, family problems, mind game, life turned upside down, crumbling marriage, couple relations, crimes, couples, husband wife relationship, marriage, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Diary of a Hitman (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hitman Dekker is on his last job, out to kill the wife (Jain) of his client, but he starts to waiver. The longer he takes to do the job the more difficult it becomes.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: hitman, murder, danger, betrayal, crime, self discovery, crimes, deadly, babies and infants, golden years, investigation, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania
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 6.8
 24K
Bulworth (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A suicidally disillusioned liberal politician puts a contract out on himself and takes the opportunity to be bluntly honest with his voters by affecting the rhythms and speech of hip-hop music and culture.
Style: clever, witty, semi serious, humorous, biting ...
Plot: politics, liberal, hip hop, political corruption, campaign, election campaign, political satire, senator, insurance, election, media satire, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, america, united states ...
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The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A 12-year-old cartographer secretly leaves his family's ranch in Montana where he lives with his cowboy father and scientist mother and travels across the country on board a freight train to receive an award at the Smithsonian Institute.
Style: touching, stylized, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: prodigy, train, adventure, family, cowboy, on the road, young heroes, parents and children, farm, eccentric family, escapades, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: montana, usa, cross country, chicago illinois, washington d.c.
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 7.1
 518
In Fabric (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of a busy winter sales period in a department store, In Fabric follows a cursed dress as it passes from person to person with devastating consequences.
Style: sexy
Plot: spying on couple having sex, mannequin, overhearing sex, loud sex, sex scene, red dress, bank teller, cunnilingus, male masturbation, fired from the job, dating, girlfriend ...
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 6.5
 31K
Peppermint (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A grieving mother transforms herself into a vigilante following the murders of her husband and daughter, eluding the authorities to deliver her own personal brand of justice.
Style: exciting, rough, suspense, brutal, surprise ending
Plot: vigilante, drug cartel, loss of child, corruption, murder, fighting the system, revenge, police corruption, corrupt official, justice, coma, death of daughter ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s
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 5.7
 8K
Kin (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young boy finds a powerful otherworldly weapon, which he uses to save his older adoptive brother from a crew of thugs. Before long, the two of them are also pursued by federal agents and mysterious mercenaries aiming to reclaim their asset.
Style: suspense, social, ambiguous ending, brutal, serious ...
Plot: brother brother relationship, murder, released from prison, father son relationship, gun shooting, teenage boy, adopted son, burglary, police arrest, abusive parent, moral ambiguity, strip club ...
Time: 2010s
Place: detroit, iowa, nevada, nebraska
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You're Killing Me (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Joe just told his boyfriend, George, that he is a serial killer. George thinks that his boyfriend, Joe, is hilarious... and he just saw Patricia Arquette at Target!!! In the horror/comedy hybrid, 'You're Killing Me', we take a look at ...
Plot: psychopath, gay lead character, male objectification, game, skype, jealous boyfriend, repeated event, hysterical outburst, murder confession, obsessed fan, learning the truth, singing in a car ...
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 7.3
 137K
Hereditary (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: After their reclusive grandmother passes away, the Graham family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. The more they discover, the more they find themselves trying to outrun the sinister fate they seem ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: decomposed body, grief, funeral, attic, traumatic experience, matriarch, ancestry, evil, dysfunctional family, daughter, secret, supernatural ...
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The Perfect Weapon (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a not too distant future, a totalitarian state run by ‘The Director” (Seagal) controls all aspects of life. All enemies of the state are dealt in the harshest way. Most of them are executed by the secret government’s assassins. The best ...
Style: sinister, suspense, surprise ending, futuristic
Plot: martial arts, dictatorship, shot in the head, rescue, stabbed in the eye, ambush, fight, threatened with a knife, scar, panic, church, tough guy ...
Time: future, near future
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The Miracle Season (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After the tragic death of star volleyball player Caroline "Line" Found, a team of dispirited high school girls must band together under the guidance of their tough-love coach in hopes of winning the state championship.
Plot: high school, volleyball, sport, chopping wood, 17 year old, student athlete, convertible, joy, best friend, high school student, paint, blowing a kiss ...
Time: year 2011
Place: iowa
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The Interpreter (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic, Austria
Duration: 113 min.
Story: 80-year-old Ali Ungar comes across a book by a former SS officer describing his wartime activities in Slovakia. He realises his parents were executed by him. He sets out to take revenge but finds instead his 70-year-old son, Georg, a retired ...
Style: road movie
Plot: holocaust survivor, ss officer, translator, answering machine, wedding party, underwater scene, masseuse, foosball, female bartender, father son relationship, war criminal, reading a letter aloud ...
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Where Is Kyra? (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pushed to the brink after losing her job, a woman struggles to survive. As the months pass and her troubles deepen, she embarks on a perilous and mysterious journey that threatens to usurp her life.
Plot: drink, cross, camera, death of mother, job interview, waitress, parking lot, police car, dancer, break up, lie, dancing ...
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 6.1
 107
Life Back Then (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Kyohei Nagashima (Masaki Okada) has shut away the world. During his high school days he was the target of bullying and experienced horrifying moments. Now as a young adult Kyohei takes a new job. He works for a company that specializes in cleaning ...
Plot: bullying, grief, corpse, chopsticks, sex worker, sadness, screaming woman, box cutter, job, traffic, teenage pregnancy, uniform ...
Place: japan
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