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, melancholic, suspenseful, humorous and light films and TV shows about / with answering machine, telephone call, death, flashback, mentor, danger, knife, storytelling, dialogue and blood plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, UK 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).
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The Right Stuff (1983)
Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
USA
193 min.
 7.9
Garden State (2004)
Comedy, Drama, Romance
USA
102 min.
 7.5
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Hereditary (2018)
Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
USA
127 min.
 7.3
The Miracle Season (2018)
Drama, Sport
USA
101 min.
 6.5

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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, satirical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: masturbation, telephone, 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, cell phone ...
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, astronaut, space program, tough heroes, nasa, outer space, test pilot, u.s. air force, adventure, politics, paparazzi ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 1950s ...
Place: california, houston texas, soviet union, florida, washington d.c. ...
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One Missed Call (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan, USA, Germany
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, delusion, friendship, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.5
 199K
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, self discovery, marijuana, dealing with death, friendship, depression, ecstasy, paraplegic, epilepsy, grave digger, homecoming, romance ...
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: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, chase, contests and competitions, hitman, assassin, martial arts, vengeance, prize, tournament, explosion, fistfight, fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, brazil
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 5.3
 630
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: experiment, scientist, love, human experiment, bathtub, mouse, laboratory, kiss, dna, answering machine, woman in underwear, sex scene ...
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 7.8
 38K
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, dramatic, reflective ...
Plot: rape, apartment, attack, theatre play, revenge, hospital, teacher, stage play, husband wife relationship, infidelity, stage, actress ...
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: sincere, serious, realistic, witty, captivating
Plot: private detective, crime, investigation, mystery, private investigator, crimes, dishonesty, father son relationship, beach, police detective, ex convict, answering machine ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, malibu california
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 4.6
 4K
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, high school, dangerous animal, beach, mutation, transformation, deadly creature, supernatural ability, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.5
 58K
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, scientist, family, puzzle, save the day, chases and races, expedition ...
Time: future
Place: mine
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 7.6
 313K
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, serious, psychological, inspirational ...
Plot: survival, isolation, desert, trapped, human spirit, adventure, courage, extreme sport, climbing, hallucinations, loneliness, journey ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: utah, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
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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: gay lead character, male objectification, game, psychopath, animal cruelty, social awkwardness, woman played by man, blender, camera shot of bare feet, hiding in a car, seductive behavior, manipulative behavior ...
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 7.3
 111K
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: attic, decapitation, decomposed body, funeral, matriarch, traumatic experience, ancestry, grief, dysfunctional family, evil, secrets, 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: futuristic, surprise ending, suspense, sinister
Plot: martial arts, dictatorship, suit and tie, bald man, race against time, mission, assassination, hitman, bodyguard, city, army, sniper ...
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: poster, answering machine, sneakers, knocking on a door, weightlifting, pool table, schoolgirl, coin toss, referee, magic trick, paint, memorial ...
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: reading a letter aloud, translator, answering machine, sitting in a tree, female bartender, holocaust survivor, ss officer, foosball, masseuse, father son relationship, singing in a car, wedding party ...
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 5.7
 936
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: applying lipstick, mailbox, bureaucracy, panic attack, escalator, female bartender, mail, oxygen tank, accomplice, middle aged woman, street life, answering machine ...
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 6.1
 106
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, new job, greenhouse, forced sex, bug, hiking, sink, scissors, clock, playground ...
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: biting, dark
Plot: supernatural, blood, blonde, news report, handcuffs, neo noir, gore, corpse, blood splatter, knife, psychopath, running ...
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: wet clothes, beach, murder, shotgun, pigeon, fat man, model, drug dealer, stripper, tattoo, blackmail, assassin ...
Place: venice beach california, las vegas, 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, melancholic ...
Plot: superhero, comedy of errors, rescue, mistaken identity, unemployment, fighting crime, crime fighter, righting the wronged, crimes, heroes, disorder, anti heroes ...
Time: 70s
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, sexy
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: beach, bikini, holiday, romance, looking for sex, comedy of errors, sexual relations, contest, couples, friends, buddies, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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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, boys' night, date night
Plot: stoners, obsessive quest, stupidity, nothing goes right, misfit partners, anti heroes, teenager, friendship, idiot, buddies, heroic mission, memory loss ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
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 5.6
 2K
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, high school, teenager, handcuffs, gagged, murder, psychopath, friendship, slasher, crime, suburbs, in the woods ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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 5.7
 251
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, confession, female protagonist, artist, love interest, sex scene, sadist, serial killer, police detective, psycho killer, stalker ...
Place: manhattan new york city
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 7.4
 2K
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: depression, surveillance camera, surveillance footage, missing person poster, routine, missing child, ambulance, actor, clock, stage play, answering machine
Place: lisbon portugal
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Life After Beth (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Zach is devastated by the unexpected death of his girlfriend, Beth. When she mysteriously returns, he gets a second chance at love. Soon his whole world turns upside down...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, atmospheric, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural romance, danger, life turned upside down, drugs/alcohol, deadly, youth, disorder, couple relations, teenage love, one more chance, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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I'll See You in My Dreams (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A sudden loss disrupts Carol’s orderly life, propelling her into the dating world for the first time in 20 years. Finally living in the present tense, she finds herself swept up in not one, but two unexpected relationships that challenge her ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: elderly lovers, golden years, friendship, love, widow, dating, life, aging, romance, singer, love triangle, elderly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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 5.5
 3K
Nomads (1986)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: French anthropologist Jean-Charles Pommier and his wife have come to LA so he can take up a position as lecturer. To his surprise he encounters a group of urban nomads. As he investigates things become more unsettling as he realizes the price paid ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, tense ...
Plot: ghost, murder, hospital, attic, anthropologist, graffiti, doctor, obsession, vandalism, skyscraper, supernatural ability, possession ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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