Gun held to one's head movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant gun held to one's head movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, interesting, suspenseful, clever and rough films and TV shows about / with gun held to one's head, murder, death, violence, blood, brutality, revenge, gun, storytelling and betrayal plots mostly in Drama, Action and Crime genres shot in USA, Australia, Germany and other countries.
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gun held to one's head movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as gun held to one's head: Assassination Nation (2018), 3:10 to Yuma (2007), Sandbag (2017), Lights Out (2016), Truck Stop Women (1974), In Retirement (1984), Hell or High Water (2016), Outlaws and Angels (2016), Prisoners (2013), Head On (1998).

List of gun held to one's head movies

Assassination Nation (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: High school senior Lily and her group of friends live in a haze of texts, posts, selfies and chats just like the rest of the world. So, when an anonymous hacker starts posting details from the private lives of everyone in their small town, the ...
Style: exciting, brutal, emotional, suspense, cynical ...
Plot: feminism, social satire, violence, murder, society, friends, youth, hacker, avenger, killer, corruption, gun ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa
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 7.7
 268K
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In Arizona in the late 1800s, infamous outlaw Ben Wade and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan Evans, struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, ...
Style: psychological, tense, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gunfight, heroic mission, old west, race against time, rivalry, dishonesty, righting the wronged, chases and races, morality, heroes, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, mine, usa, tucson arizona, mexico
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 6.7
 87
Sandbag (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Dominican Republic
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A sports drama about redemption through the metaphor of life and boxing.
Plot: drug dealing, gun held to one's head, boxing, prison, gay slur, smoking after sex, debt, hip hop, street fight, purse snatcher, eye injury, blow job ...
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 6.3
 101K
Lights Out (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When Rebecca left home, she thought she left her childhood fears behind. Growing up, she was never really sure of what was and wasn’t real when the lights went out…and now her little brother, Martin, is experiencing the same unexplained and ...
Style: light, dark, psychological, frightening, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, darkness, suicide, ghost, basement, parenthood, sibling relationship, supernatural, depression, gun held to one's head, half brother half sister relationship, death of husband ...
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Truck Stop Women (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mother and daughter who run a brothel for truckers fight back when the Mafia tries to take over their operation.
Style: sexploitation film, psychotronic
Plot: rifle, truck, hitchhiking, panties, mafia, male in bathtub, towel, truck accident, laughter, woman with a gun, flashing, police siren ...
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In Retirement (1984)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This action film dramatizes the military regime of Argentina who were responsible for the cruel violence and oppression of the so-called "missing" people.
Plot: pinball machine, betrayal, small town, bathroom, revenge, photo shoot, darkroom, arcade, gun held to one's head, sniper rifle, city, subway ...
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Hell or High Water (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A divorced dad and his ex-con brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family's farm in West Texas.
Style: atmospheric, suspense, realistic, harsh, cerebral ...
Plot: debt, bank robber, redemption, brother, bank robbery, stolen money, morality, shooting, desperation, criminal, small western town, peril ...
Time: 2010s
Place: texas, oklahoma, usa, california
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Outlaws and Angels (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A gang of cold-blooded outlaws narrowly escapes a blood-soaked bank robbery in a grimy frontier town. With a notorious bounty hunter hot on their trail, these nefarious criminals desperately need a place to hide out before night falls. Fate brings ...
Style: brutal, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outlaw, home invasion, revenge, bank robbery, bounty hunter, gang, old west, brutality, violence, on the run, family drama, hostage ...
Time: 1880s
Place: texas, new mexico, mexico
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 8.1
 517K
Prisoners (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?
Style: suspenseful, bleak, psychological, atmospheric, twist ending ...
Plot: kidnapping, missing child, police investigation, investigation, disappearance, crime, torture, brutality, revenge, vigilantism, maze, vigilante ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, boston, usa
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 6.4
 4K
Head On (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Nineteen-year-old Ari confronts both his sexuality and his Greek family. Ari despises his once-beloved parents, former radical activists, for having entombed themselves in insular tradition. Ari is obsessed with gay sex, although he does make an ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, drug abuse, coming out, unemployment, racism, friendship, bisexuality, coming of age, friends, family relations, gender, society ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: melbourne, australia, tokyo
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 7.0
 2K
I Went Down (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fresh out of prison, Git rescues a former best friend (now living with Git's girlfriend) from a beating at the hands of loan sharks. He's now in trouble with the mob boss, Tom French, who sends Git to Cork with another debtor, Bunny Kelly, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, suspenseful ...
Plot: irish, friendship, gangsters, infidelity, on the road, hostage, crime, disorder, partners, buddies, dishonesty, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe
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Running on Empty (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Mike loves his fast cars and his hot women. When he fancies the girlfriend of the local street racing king, Fox, he gets way in over his head in racing for his girl, his money and his life. Through racing, sex, nightclubs and small road trips the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, road movie
Plot: love triangle, speed, love and romance, contests and competitions, gangsters, factory, wooing, rivalry, car chase, ambition, sport, racing ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
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 6.3
 284
MacArthur Park (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A portrait of a homeless park community bonded by crack cocaine addiction. In the park's drug-fixated shantytown, Cody is a kind of crackhead father figure who helps his friends when they are in trouble or in desperate need of a ...
Style: disturbing, rough, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: drug abuse, society, lifestyle, juvenile delinquency, crimes, social misfits, life is a bitch, down on your luck, urban ghetto life, crime, writer's life, law enforcer killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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Protect Protect (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Kaakha Kaakha is a 2003 Tamil crime thriller film written and directed by Gautham Menon. The film released to highly positive reviews in August 2003 and went on to become the first Biggest Blockbuster in Suriya's career, and was considered a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ransom, police, criminal heroes, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, corrupt law enforcer, crime, snitch, whistleblower, law enforcement, deadly, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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The Year That Trembled (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Year That Trembled is a 1970 coming-of-age story set in the shadow of Kent State that focuses on a group of young characters facing the Vietnam Draft Lottery.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: lottery, high school, politics, coming of age, college, friendship, vietnam war, anti war, kids in trouble, friends, youth, student life ...
Time: 70s, 1960s, year 1970, year 1971
Place: vietnam, ohio, usa, asia, cambodia
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The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Ireland, UK, Germany, Italy, Spain, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Netherlands
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In 1920s Ireland young doctor Damien O'Donovan prepares to depart for a new job in a London hospital. As he says his goodbyes at a friend's farm, British Black and Tans arrive, and a young man is killed. Damien joins his brother Teddy in ...
Style: bleak, captivating, brutal, factual, bloody ...
Plot: civil war, ira, resistance, rebellion, politics, freedom, irish, torture, debate, occupation, injustice, rebel ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1910s, 20th century
Place: ireland, england, europe, medical school, boston ...
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Love in Thoughts (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A posthumous look at the last days of Guenther's life as he, his best friend, and his sister let loose on a four-day binge of alcohol, drugs, and sex.
Style: rough, disturbing, sexual, serious, stylized ...
Plot: love triangle, poet, friendship, gays and lesbians, gay, lake, student, pistol, suicide, youth, betrayal, romance ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, pre world war two, post world war one
Place: germany, europe
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 7.4
 16K
Trade (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, Mexico
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Texas cop (Kevin Kline), whose own daughter might have been forced into sexual slavery, joins forces with a Mexican youth (Cesar Ramos) to find the boy's sister, who was abducted and forced into prostitution. Meanwhile, a Ukrainian woman who ...
Style: rough, disturbing, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: sexual abuse, kidnapping, missing child, slavery, virginity, child abuse, sex, human trafficking, rescue, track down, cocaine, criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico city, usa, texas, poland, new jersey
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 7.7
 353K
Training Day (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On his first day on the job as a narcotics officer, a rookie cop works with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, atmospheric, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, police corruption, rookie, police brutality, african american, mentor, one day, drug dealing, bad cop, corruption, gunfight, frame up ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 7.0
 53K
Traitor (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When straight arrow FBI agent Roy Clayton heads up the investigation into a dangerous international conspiracy, all clues seem to lead back to former U.S. Special Operations officer, Samir Horn.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, fbi, faith, undercover, traitor, prison, working undercover, bomb, danger, investigation, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1978
Place: sudan, marseille, chicago illinois, washington d.c., nova scotia ...
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There Will Be Blood (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Ruthless silver miner, turned oil prospector, Daniel Plainview moves to oil-rich California. Using his adopted son to project a trustworthy, family-man image, Plainview cons local landowners into selling him their valuable properties for a pittance. ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: greed, character study, rise to the top, ambition, villain, oil, rivalry, money, obsession, small town, evil, arson ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 20s, turn of the century ...
Place: california, mine, usa, los angeles, pacific ocean
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Thieves Like Us (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Bowie, a youthful convicted murderer, and bank robbers Chicamaw and T-Dub escape from a Mississippi chain gang in the 1930s. They hole up with a gas station attendant and continue robbing banks. Bowie, who is injured in an auto accident, takes ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, bleak
Plot: on the run, bank, murder, bank robbery, chases and races, crimes, crime, prison life, introspection, human nature, criminal heroes, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: mississippi, usa
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Sunshine Cleaning (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A single mother and her slacker sister find an unexpected way to turn their lives around in the off-beat dramatic comedy. In order to raise the tuition to send her young son to private school the mom starts an unusual business – a biohazard ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: suicide, family business, cleaning lady, family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, couple relations, crimes, ambition, new job, single parent, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, albuquerque new mexico, california
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 8.9
 1.6M
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.
Style: dark humor, exciting, clever, rough, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, hitman, crime, violence, boxing, overdose, crime boss, criminal heroes, heroin, gunfight, gangster, gory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 6.1
 100K
Push (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After his father, an assassin, is brutally murdered, Nick Gant vows revenge on Division, the covert government agency that dabbles in psychic warfare and experimental drugs. Hiding in Hong Kong's underworld, Nick assembles a band of rogue ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, serious, intense, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, chase, escapades, imaginary, danger, supernatural, experiment, on the run, rivalry, manipulation, child in peril, memory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, year 1945
Place: hong kong, asia
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 6.4
 38K
The Producers (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: After putting together another Broadway flop, down-on-his-luck producer Max Bialystock teams up with timid accountant Leo Bloom in a get-rich-quick scheme to put on the world's worst show.
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: audition, dishonesty, secretary, accountant, transvestism, cheating, blonde, broadway, farce, plan gone awry, nothing goes right, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s
Place: usa, new york, sweden, buenos aires argentina, poland ...
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 4.3
 754
Plan (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: To pay off their gambling debt, four best friends kidnap an organized crime figure having mistaken him for a wealthy businessman.
Plot: taxi ride, card playing, tied to a chair, kidnapping, nightclub, brass knuckles, brawl, one against many, slacker, train ride, train station, movie theatre ...
Place: mumbai india
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 6.8
 235K
Panic Room (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Trapped in their New York brownstone's panic room, a hidden chamber built as a sanctuary in the event of break-ins, newly divorced Meg Altman and her young daughter Sarah play a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with three intruders - Burnham, Raoul ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: home invasion, confinement indoors, crime gone awry, confined, locked in a room, robbery, thief, danger, cat and mouse, millionaire, bunker, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 7.1
 124K
Payback (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With friends like these, who needs enemies? That's the question bad guy Porter is left asking after his wife and partner steal his heist money and leave him for dead -- or so they think. Five months and an endless reservoir of bitterness later, ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, betrayal, money, mafia, robbery, criminal's revenge, organized crime, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, dishonesty, neo noir ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois
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Out for Blood (2004)
Genre: Horror, Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the dark, throbbing world of underground raves, people are vanishing without a trace and Detective Hank Holten is the only one who knows the terrible truth. Vampires.
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, realistic, tense ...
Plot: vampire, stalking, missing person, rave, leadership, gory, obsession, zombie, investigation, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
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