Backfire movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant backfire movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, entertaining and humorous films and TV shows about / with backfire, chase, runaway, mentor, storytelling, catastrophe, dialogue, violence, murder and danger plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as backfire: Radioactive (2019), Penance (2020), The Final Curtain (2007), Plan B (2017), The Black String (2018), Uncle Buck (1989), Wreck-It Ralph (2012), Backfire (1987), Hercules (1997), A Bridge Too Far (1977).

List of backfire movies

 6.2
 19K
Radioactive (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA, China, Hungary
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tells the story of Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie and her extraordinary scientific discoveries — through the prism of her marriage to husband Pierre — and the seismic and transformative effects their discovery of radium had on the 20th century.
Style: serious, harsh, realistic, emotional, poignant ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: nuclear, chemistry, scientist, nobel prize, science, radioactivity, scientific research, physicist, physics, backfire, scientific discovery, radiation ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s, year 1945, year 1957 ...
Place: chernobyl, europe, poland, paris france, hiroshima japan ...
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 5.6
 558
Penance (2020)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Maddie. Following the loss of their son, Rosalie and Luke find their marriage under immense strain. Maddie and Rosalie find themselves in the caring hands of Jed, a charming and charismatic young man that they encounter at bereavement counselling ...
Style: suspense, bleak, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: older woman younger man sex, death of son, sexually frustrated woman, teenage sexuality, family in crisis, marital crisis, sexual obsession, unhappy marriage, therapist, backfire, psychological manipulation, chase ...
Time: future
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The Final Curtain (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A group of college theater students sneak into the Baxter University theater at night to initiate the 'frosh meat'. Something goes terribly wrong. The next night the same actors become locked into the theater, each one of them has to face ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: college, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, theater, actor, college student, rite of passage, murder, backfire, violence, strangulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 8.2
 214
Plan B (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Et si c'était possible de faire marche arrière dans le temps pour modifier le cours des événements et changer sa destinée? Et si une deuxième chance nous était offerte? Et si c'était possible grâce à Plan B - Le jour où Philippe ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, disturbing, suspense, anthology
Plot: changing the past or future, time travel, second chance, time warp, starting over, time loop, time paradox, time traveler, sent to the past, lawyer, aftermath, changing lives ...
Place: quebec
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The Black String (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a suburban slacker has a reckless encounter with a mysterious woman, his life begins to unravel in horrific fashion. His friends and family believe he's losing his mind, but he's convinced something far more sinister is taking place.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, exciting, mind bending
Plot: victim, mysterious girl, possessed human, uncover truth, twists and turns, mysterious stranger, chase, life turned upside down, misfit, one night stand, investigation, insane ...
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 7.0
 97K
Uncle Buck (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As an idle, good-natured bachelor, Uncle Buck is the last person you would think of to watch the kids. However, during a family crisis, he is suddenly left in charge of his nephew and nieces. Unaccustomed to suburban life, fun-loving Uncle Buck soon ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, touching, light ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: childhood, teenager, parents and children, when the parents are away, happy ending, unlikely friendships, fish out of water, respect, uncle nephew relationship, mischievous children, child care, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: wisconsin, california, chicago illinois, usa
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 7.7
 424K
Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Wreck-It Ralph is the 9-foot-tall, 643-pound villain of an arcade video game named Fix-It Felix Jr., in which the game's titular hero fixes buildings that Ralph destroys. Wanting to prove he can be a good guy and not just a villain, Ralph ...
Style: humorous, sweet, not serious, feel good, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, preschoolers ...
Plot: obsessive quest, lifestyle change, adventure, escapades, disorder, hacker, heroes, betrayal, villain, disney, bullying, friendship ...
Time: 2010s, 80s, 90s, year 2012, contemporary ...
Place: california, usa
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 5.4
 669
Backfire (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mara McAndrew's marriage is falling apart. Her husband, Donnie, a Vietnam veteran, suffers troubling flashbacks about the war, leaving him unresponsive to her needs. Mara wants out, but she also wants Donnie's money. When Mara meets a ...
Style: twist ending, tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, female nudity, cheating wife, inheritance, vietnam veteran, family problems, couple relations, infidelity, woman with a gun, manipulation, dangerous attraction, twists and turns ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: vietnam
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 7.3
 233K
Hercules (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bestowed with superhuman strength, a young mortal named Hercules sets out to prove himself a hero in the eyes of his father, the great god Zeus. Along with his friends Pegasus, a flying horse, and Phil, a personal trainer, Hercules is tricked by the ...
Style: feel good, fairy tale, touching, exciting, epic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: hercules, mythology, disney, good versus evil, heroic mission, legends and myths, adventure, transformation, friendship, cyclops, love, rescue ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
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A Bridge Too Far (1977)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A Bridge Too Far tells the story of Operation Market Garden, the failed attempt by the allies to end the war quickly by securing three bridges in Holland and allowing access over the Rhine into Germany. A combination of poor allied intelligence and ...
Style: epic, realistic, suspense, intense, serious ...
Plot: war, world war two, behind enemy lines, tank, military, army, courage, allies, nazi, u.s. army, paratrooper, plan gone wrong ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, england, poland, netherlands ...
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 6.8
 26K
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: political, humorous, witty, thought provoking, satirical ...
Plot: politics, political satire, hip hop, political corruption, liberal, fighting the system, senator, insurance, interracial romance, election, satire, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, america, washington d.c. ...
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Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leanne is salutatorian when she needs to be valedictorian to get her scholarship to Harvard. The only class she is worse than the leader in is history, taught by Mrs. Tingle, and the teacher hates her. When an attempt to get ahead in Mrs. ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, suspense, psychological, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, manipulation, school, teachers and students, destiny, cheerleading, dark humor, teacher, youth, teenage life, crimes, false accusation ...
Time: 80s, 90s
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 6.0
 16K
Night Moves (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The story about three radical environmentalists coming together to execute the most intense protest of their lives: the explosion of a hydroelectric dam.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, intense, meditative ...
Plot: crimes, dam, crime gone awry, character study, environmental issue, terrorism, rebellion, radical, environmentalism, bomb, gang, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: oregon, california, usa
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 5.2
 4K
Held Up (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While they're on vacation in the Southwest, Rae finds out her man Michael spent their house money on a classic car, so she dumps him, hitching a ride to Vegas for a flight home. A kid promptly steals Michael's car, leaving him at the Zip ...
Style: humorous, light, absurd, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, swat team, save the day, nothing goes right, disorder, partners, misfit, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, rescue ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, arizona, phoenix arizona, yuma arizona
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 7.3
 134K
Capote (2005)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A biopic of the writer, Truman Capote and his assignment for The New Yorker to write the non-fiction book, 'In Cold Blood'.
Style: intellectual, captivating, dark, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: writers, journalism, prison, loneliness, crimes, literature, murder, murderer, investigation, eccentricity, manipulation, friendship ...
Time: 60s, 50s, year 1960, 20th century, year 1959
Place: kansas, usa, turkey, europe, new orleans ...
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 6.6
 44K
Peter Rabbit (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Peter Rabbit's feud with Mr. McGregor escalates to greater heights than ever before as they rival for the affections of the warm-hearted animal lover who lives next door.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, light
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens, preschoolers
Plot: rabbit, jealousy, talking animals, friendship, garden, animal life, animals, painter, thief, misfit, frame up, love ...
Place: big ben london, london
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 8.3
 991K
Toy Story (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Led by Woody, Andy's toys live happily in his room until Andy's birthday brings Buzz Lightyear onto the scene. Afraid of losing his place in Andy's heart, Woody plots against Buzz. But when circumstances separate Buzz and Woody from ...
Style: touching, exciting, funny, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: toys, friendship, disney, rescue, rivalry, adventure, friends, toy comes to life, bad guy, teamwork, birthday party, threat ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, ohio
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Diagnosis: Murder (1974)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A psychiatrist plots to murder his wife so he can be with his mistress, but his wife mysteriously disappears before he can carry out his plan.
Style: noir, surprise ending, twist ending, suspense
Plot: mysterious disappearance, police investigation, doctor, police, restaurant, husband wife relationship, psychiatrist, murderer, boss secretary relationship, cheating wife, employer employee relationship, backfire ...
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A Perfect Murder (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Millionaire industrialist Steven Taylor is a man who has everything but what he craves most: the love and fidelity of his wife. A hugely successful player in the New York financial world, he considers her to be his most treasured acquisition. But ...
Style: suspenseful, sexy, exciting, clever, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, murder, love affair, crimes, jealousy, twists and turns, extramarital affair, blackmail, perfect crime, investigation, greed ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, brooklyn new york city, new york
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 7.0
 56K
Breakdown (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When his SUV breaks down on a remote Southwestern road, Jeff Taylor lets his wife, Amy, hitch a ride with a trucker to get help. When she doesn't return, Jeff fixes his SUV and tracks down the trucker -- who tells the police he's never ...
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, tense, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, chase, uncover truth, murder, road trip, conspiracy, desert, highway, ransom, car breakdown, car, violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, arizona, massachusetts, usa
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 6.3
 2K
Johns (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It's the day before Christmas, the day before John's 21st birthday. He's a prostitute on Santa Monica Blvd in L.A., and he wants to spend that night and the next day at the posh Park Plaza Hotel. He's ripped off a local drug ...
Style: sexy, reflective, stylized, enigmatic, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, 21 year old, prostitution, homeless, gay hustler, hotel, friendship, lgbt, tragedy, violence, loneliness, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, new jersey, usa
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You Are a Widow, Sir (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a soldier cuts off the arm of king's cousin, king decides to deactivate the army. Of course, generals don't like it at all and they try to kill the king. The assassin should be artificial body in the shape of actress Evelina Keleti ...
Style: surreal, absurd, parody, experimental, psychotronic ...
Plot: fictitious kingdom, female nudity, switching bodies, astrologer, absurdism, actress, brain, brain transplant, human brain, transsexual, king, prisoner ...
Place: central europe
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Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mike and Dave are young, adventurous, fun-loving brothers who tend to get out of control at family gatherings. When their sister Jeanie reveals her Hawaiian wedding plans, the rest of the Stangles insist that the brothers bring respectable dates. ...
Style: funny, sex comedy, humorous, absurd, clever ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: wedding, pretending to be someone else, brother brother relationship, sex scene, foul language, topless woman, erotic massage, party, stupidity, farce, family, friendship ...
Place: hawaii
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Tomorrow I'll Wake Up and Scald Myself with Tea (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Former Nazi Klaus Abard survives to the 1990s by taking anti-ageing pills. He plans to use a time travel trip to return to Germany in 1944 and present Hitler with a hydrogen bomb, so that he can win the war. Unfortunately the pilot, woman-chasing ...
Style: surreal, humorous, melancholic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: time travel, world war two, death of brother, conspiracy, nazism, secret, brother brother relationship, scientist, misunderstanding, soldier, father daughter relationship, chase ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1944, year 1996, 90s ...
Place: germany, central europe, czechoslovakia, czech republic, prague ...
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The Lady Vanishes (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Remake of Alfred Hitchcock's 1938 classic. On the eve of the Second World War, a train carrying an assortment of passengers, pulls out of a small town in Bavaria. When one of the passengers, a kindly old lady, mysteriously disappears the other ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, captivating, touching ...
Plot: missing person, spy, mind game, mystery, secret agents, romance, dishonesty, amateur detective, crimes, woman in danger, american abroad, world war two ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two, year 1939
Place: germany, london, austria
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 5.7
 3K
The Legacy (1978)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sam Elliott and Katharine Ross star as architects brought to a secluded estate by an eccentric millionaire. They and other guests become trapped, leading to a series of grisly deaths which point to a supernatural…
Style: scary, slasher, suspense, macabre, mind bending ...
Plot: cat, supernatural, ghost, haunted house, supernatural power, broken mirror, witchcraft, trapped in a building, witch, estate, satanist, domestic disturbance ...
Time: future, 70s
Place: england, europe, united kingdom
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 6.4
 74K
The Siege (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The secret US abduction of a suspected terrorist leads to a wave of terrorist attacks in New York that lead to the declaration of martial law.
Style: suspense, intense, political, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, martial law, lone hero, fbi, conspiracy theory, military, siege, spy, white house, civil rights, working undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, israel, middle east, manhattan new york city ...
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 5.8
 4K
One Good Cop (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When his loyal longtime partner, a widower, is killed in the line of duty and leaves behind three young children, Artie Lewis (Michael Keaton), a dedicated New York City cop and his wife, Rita (Rene Russo), decide to take the kids in. But the lives ...
Style: exciting, emotional, intense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: crimes, father daughter relationship, orphan, drug dealer, partner, murder, family relations, law enforcement, fighting crime, drug dealing, drug abuse, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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 4.7
 3K
Man Trouble (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A sleazy but affable guard dog trainer is blackmailed to steal a manuscript for a tell-all book from one of his clients.
Style: semi serious, realistic, talky, humorous, surprise ending ...
Plot: odd couple, on the run, gangsters, rescue, love and romance, dishonesty, romance, nothing goes right, opposites attract, crimes, screwball, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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 7.4
 803
My-Hime (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: My-HiME is an anime series, created by Sunrise. Directed by Masakazu Obara and written by Hiroyuki Yoshino, the series originally premiered in Japan on TV Tokyo from September 2004 to March 2005. The show is a comedy-drama focusing on the lives of ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, mecha
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, friendship, save the world, adventure, good versus evil, teenage love, youth, betrayal, rivalry, mind control, magic, lgbt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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