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, suspense, surprise ending, humorous, serious and melancholic films and TV shows about / with answering machine, telephone call, death, murder, telephone, knife, photograph, violence, flashback and crying plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Japan 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), Sam Was Here (2016), Terminal (2018), Hanamizuki (2010), A Good Marriage (2014), Diary of a Hitman (1991).

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: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, satirical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: telephone, masturbation, answering machine, friendship, self discovery, friends, couple relations, computers and web, love and romance, family relations, romance, pregnancy ...
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Plot: murder, answering machine, frame up, serial killer, protagonist as suspect, crimes, writer's life, vengeance, deadly, mystery, phone booth, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, exciting, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: space program, cold war, nasa, u.s. air force, space travel, astronaut, outer space, test pilot, race against time, politics, heroic mission, follow your dream ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 1960s, 1940s, 50s ...
Place: california, florida, new mexico, washington d.c., soviet union ...
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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, suspenseful, scary, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, investigation, supernatural, mystery, uncover truth, destiny, cowardliness, death, sms, friendship, delusion, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
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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: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night
Plot: psychiatrist, marijuana, depression, friendship, self discovery, romance, family relations, friends, drugs/alcohol, funeral, doctor, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, los angeles
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Sam Was Here (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Sam, a forty-something door-to-door salesman, travels through the few inhabited zones of the Californian desert in search of clients, yet everything seems deserted.
Style: suspense, ambiguous ending, enigmatic, macabre
Plot: motel, desert, paranoid, identity crisis, police officer, child killer, salesman, gore, mercilessness, hole in the wall, fight, car won't start ...
Time: 1990s, year 1998
Place: california
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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, murder, double life, crime, crimes, waitress, vengeance, teacher, illness, disguise, neo-noir ...
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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: first love, bandana, dialect, groom, juggler, country girl, cashier, freedom fighter, exam, part time job, laundry, japanese woman ...
Place: nova scotia, canada, 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: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, psychological
Plot: danger, dark secret, mind game, family problems, uncover truth, couples, crumbling marriage, life turned upside down, couple relations, crimes, husband wife relationship, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: bleak, suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, danger, murder, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, crime, golden years, babies and infants, investigation, rescue, self discovery ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania
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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, biting, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: politics, liberal, hip hop, political corruption, senator, campaign, election, insurance, election campaign, political satire, culture clash, fighting the system ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, united states, south central los angeles ...
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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, exciting, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: train, prodigy, adventure, cowboy, family, eccentric family, on the road, youth, farm, adventurer, train ride, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: montana, cross country, usa, chicago illinois, washington d.c.
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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: dog attack, answering machine, insect, mirror, bank teller, sex scene, cunnilingus, fight, sketching, fire alarm, spying on couple having sex, wig ...
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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, loss of child, justice, murder, drug cartel, police corruption, fighting the system, corruption, revenge, corrupt official, female protagonist, coma ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s
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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, serious, ambiguous ending, social, brutal ...
Plot: released from prison, father son relationship, adopted son, gun shooting, murder, brother brother relationship, teenage boy, police arrest, burglary, strip club, moral ambiguity, abusive parent ...
Time: 2010s
Place: detroit, nevada, iowa, 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: psychiatrist, dog, socially awkward, crying, doctor patient relationship, social awkwardness, psychological manipulation, hiding in a car, camera shot of bare feet, telephone call, friendship between men, housekeeper ...
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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: disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: traumatic experience, evil, dysfunctional family, grief, matriarch, attic, funeral, decomposed body, ancestry, seance, 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, futuristic, surprise ending
Plot: dictatorship, martial arts, machine gun, torture, mercilessness, beating, battle, stabbed in the back, necklace, church, panic, shot in the head ...
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: volleyball, high school, sport, schoolgirl, female athlete, pride, pep talk, hospital bed, windmill, card trick, foosball, nickname ...
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, masseuse, reading a letter aloud, war criminal, underwater scene, foosball, father son relationship, female bartender, translator, answering machine, sitting in a tree ...
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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: reflection in a mirror, stocking cap, sex, bank, american flag, neighbor, bare breasts, female nudity, brooklyn new york city, funeral, eviction notice, mail ...
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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, crying, restaurant, crying man, father son relationship, little girl, teenage pregnancy, youth, education, stairwell, bathtub ...
Place: japan
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The Garden of Sinners - Chapter 7: A Study in Murder (Part 2) (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In February 1999, a string of murders has Shiki Ryougi and Mikiya Kokutou on edge. These crimes share a disturbing resemblance to a similar set of homicides from 1995, when Shiki and Mikiya first met, and awaken a dark, murderous desire that has ...
Style: suspense, dark, biting
Plot: supernatural, holding hands, kimono, anti social, train, running, drugs, sadism, brutality, shower, sadist, drug ...
Time: 1990s
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Terminal Exposure (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two beach combing-shutterbugs accidentally capture a murder on film. Now detectives, the boys set out to capture a murderess shot only from behind, with a rose tattoo on her behind. Fun in the sun turns dangerous when they end up shooting bullets ...
Plot: murder, beach, wet clothes, flashback, chase, husband wife relationship, camera, father son relationship, delusion, undressing, bicycle, bare breasts ...
Place: las vegas, venice beach california, california
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Hero at Large (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An idealistic but struggling actor finds his life unexpectedly complicated when he stops a robbery while wearing the costume of Captain Avenger, a superhero character of a film he is hired to to promote. He decides to dabble at being a superhero ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: superhero, unemployment, rescue, mistaken identity, comedy of errors, society, crimes, superhuman powers, righting the wronged, dishonesty, disorder, heroes ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new york, new jersey
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American Beach House (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What happens when six lucky strangers, three handsome young guys and three beautiful sexy young women, from all over the world, win a random contest-- an all expenses paid trip to an amazing beach house in glamorous Malibu, California, thanks to a ...
Style: sexy, realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: beach, bikini, holiday, friendship, comedy of errors, friends, couples, buddies, disorder, love and romance, confined, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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Dude, Where's My Car? (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jesse and Chester, two bumbling stoners, wake up one morning from a night of partying and cannot remember where they parked their car. They encounter a variety of people while looking for it, including their angry girlfriends, an angry street gang, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, funny, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: stoners, obsessive quest, stupidity, nothing goes right, misfit partners, teenager, friendship, idiot, buddies, heroic mission, memory loss, stripper ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
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Acolytes (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three teens blackmail a serial killer into helping them get rid of a violent bully.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, scary, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, high school, friendship, handcuffs, gagged, teenager, crimes, in the woods, crime, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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Apology (1986)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 'Apology' stars Lesley Anne Warren (with a Stefanie Powers hairdo) as a Manhattan-based sculptor/performance artist. To enhance her latest project, Warren invites the participation of anonymous phone callers, whose voices she records. One ...
Plot: mind game, telephone, sex scene, love interest, female artist, psycho killer, serial killer, police detective, answering machine, sadist, stalker, female protagonist ...
Place: manhattan new york city
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Alice (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the wake of his daughter's disappearance, a father wallowing in grief feeds his desire to find her with unusual methods.
Plot: actor, ambulance, answering machine, surveillance camera, routine, surveillance footage, missing person poster, clock, stage play, missing child, depression
Place: lisbon portugal
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