Assassination plot movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant assassination plot movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious, realistic and captivating films and TV shows about / with assassination plot, murder, suspense, revenge, assassin, assassination, assassination attempt, conspiracy, death and violence plots mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as assassination plot: Nick of Time (1995), Apocalypse Now (1979), The Interview (2014), Foul Play (1978), Rasputin (2011), The Trip (2021), In the Line of Fire (1993), The Day of the Jackal (1973), Cyborg 2: Glass Shadow (1993), The American (2010).

List of assassination plot movies

Nick of Time (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gene Watson is a public accountant who arrives on a train at Union Station in Los Angeles, accompanied by his 6-year-old daughter Lynn. Because of his ordinary looks, he is approached by a pair of sinister people named Smith and Jones.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: assassination, conspiracy, race against time, twists and turns, kidnapping, conspiracy theory, accountant, hostage, murder, politics, terrorism, suspense ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Apocalypse Now (1979)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, War
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: At the height of the Vietnam war, Captain Benjamin Willard is sent on a dangerous mission that, officially, "does not exist, nor will it ever exist." His goal is to locate - and eliminate - a mysterious Green Beret Colonel named Walter ...
Style: psychological, bleak, atmospheric, disturbing, surreal ...
Plot: vietnam war, insanity, jungle, anti war, mission, military, violence, army, soldier, violent, war, secret mission ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969
Place: vietnam, cambodia, asia, the philippines, southeast asia
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The Interview (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dave Skylark and his producer Aaron Rapoport run the celebrity tabloid show "Skylark Tonight". When they land an interview with a surprise fan, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, they are recruited by the CIA to turn their trip to ...
Style: funny, absurd, ridiculous, controversial, political ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: male nudity, assassination attempt, dictator, farce, journalism, undercover, cia, assassination plot, espionage, satire, buddies, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century
Place: north korea, korea, asia, usa, new york ...
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Foul Play (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A shy San Francisco librarian and a bumbling cop fall in love as they solve a crime involving albinos, dwarves, and the Catholic Church.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, tense, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, conspiracy, spy, fall in love, police investigation, suspense, woman in danger, assassination plot, car chase, law enforcement, amateur detective, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, phoenix arizona
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Rasputin (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of Russian noblemen want to maintain the monarchy and plan to kill Rasputin.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, atmospheric, non-linear
Plot: imperial russia, empress, rise to the top, ambition, rise and fall, assassination plot, state affairs, society, royal court, political intrigue, czar, clergy ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: st. petersburg russia, europe, russia
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The Trip (2021)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A dysfunctional couple head to a remote lakeside cabin under the guise of reconnecting, but each has secret designs to kill the other. Before they can carry out their respective plans, unexpected visitors arrive and the couple is faced with a ...
Style: funny, disturbing, captivating, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: assassination plot, dysfunctional family, life insurance, boat, attic, lake, attempted rape, murder of husband, dysfunctional marriage, troubled marriage, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional couple ...
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In the Line of Fire (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Veteran Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan is a man haunted by his failure to save President Kennedy while serving protection detail in Dallas. Thirty years later, a man calling himself "Booth" threatens the life of the current President, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, political, tense, intense ...
Audience: manly, boys' night
Plot: secret service, suspense, obsession, election, gunfight, undercover, assassination of president, assassination attempt, conspiracy, terrorism, espionage, stalking ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., california, los angeles, usa, phoenix arizona ...
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The Day of the Jackal (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An international assassin known as ‘The Jackal’ is employed by disgruntled French generals to kill President Charles de Gaulle, with a dedicated gendarme on the assassin's trail.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, political, atmospheric, talky ...
Plot: terrorism, conspiracy, espionage, politics, investigation, police investigation, serial killer, spy, terrorist, hitman, assassin, terrorist plot ...
Time: year 1963, 20th century, 70s, 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe, vienna, london ...
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Cyborg 2: Glass Shadow (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the year 2074, the cybernetics market is dominated by two rival companies: USA's Pinwheel Robotics and Japan's Kobayashi Electronics. Cyborgs are commonplace, used for anything from soldiers to prostitutes. Casella Reese is a prototype ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, erotic, apocalyptic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, cyberpunk, on the run, robot, androids and robots, artificial intelligence, corporation, hitman, chase, rescue, rivalry, surveillance ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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The American (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dispatched to a small Italian town to await further orders, assassin Jack embarks on a double life that may be more relaxing than is good for him.
Style: tense, stylized, atmospheric, sexy, visually appealing ...
Plot: one last job, hitman, spy, suspense, betrayal, undercover, assassination, sniper, small town, moral dilemma, twists and turns, prostitute ...
Time: 21st century
Place: italy, sweden, canada, europe, rome italy ...
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Agatha and the Midnight Murders (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: As bombs fall on London, writer Agatha Christie decides it is time to kill off her most famous creation.
Style: captivating, disturbing
Plot: suspense, assassination plot, murder mystery, whodunit, world war two, murder investigation, female writer, investigation, murderer, murder, forensics, criminal ...
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I Blame Society (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A struggling filmmaker senses her peers are losing faith in her ability to succeed, so she decides to prove herself by finishing her last abandoned film... and committing the perfect murder.
Style: psychotronic, slasher, scary, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: found footage, serial killer, assassination plot, killer, filmmaking, filmmaker, murder, cinema, planned murder, death, heroes, threat ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Angel Has Fallen (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Secret Service Agent Mike Banning is framed for the attempted assassination of the President and must evade his own agency and the FBI as he tries to uncover the real threat.
Style: exciting, tense, humorous, intense, captivating ...
Audience: manly
Plot: secret service, fbi, terrorist, agent, president, lone hero, secret service agent, white house, justice, gunfight, false accusation, chase ...
Time: future, 2010s, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., virginia, usa, north carolina, west virginia
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Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set during the Silla dynasty, Sam Maekjong is the son of the fallen king and present queen regent, Jiso, but he has been kept in hiding for protection ever since he was a young boy, when his father was murdered. Over the years the powerful nobles ...
Style: dorama, captivating, disturbing, visually appealing, suspenseful
Plot: ancient korea, heir to the throne, brotherhood, warrior, king, friendship, unlikely friendships, assassination plot, fighting the system, friends, heir, showdown ...
Place: korea
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Scorn (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Darren Huenemann, a spoiled 18-year old plots to have two classmates murder his mother and grandmother so he can inherit their fortunes. His worship of Caligula leads him to treat all like those in the Roman Imperial Court, manipulating, threatening ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: matricide, teenage boy, assassination plot, wealth, murder, high school, grandmother grandson relationship, gay interest, mother son relationship, suspense, manipulation, inheritance ...
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Secrets of a Gold Digger Killer (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Multimillionaire Steven Beard, a retired broadcasting executive, who fell hard for Celeste , an attractive waitress who served him his nightly cocktail at the local country club in Austin, Texas.
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, tense, emotional
Plot: seduction, caper, assassination plot, femme fatale, love and romance, suspense, rivalry, family relations, stolen money, money, husband wife relationship, murder ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Intrigo: Death of an Author (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Sweden, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young author comes into possession of a manuscript sent by critically acclaimed writer, Germund Rein, shortly before he commits suicide.
Style: psychological, serious, enigmatic, realistic
Plot: husband wife relationship, investigation, dual identity, missing person, love triangle, guilt, revenge, breakup, murder of wife, murder disguised as suicide, writers, missing wife ...
Place: amsterdam, berlin germany, stockholm sweden
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Murder on the Orient Express (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Agatha Christie's classic whodunit speeds into the twenty-first century. World-famous sleuth Hercule Poirot has just finished a case in Istanbul and is returning home to London onboard the luxurious Orient Express. But, the train comes to a ...
Style: clever, tense, suspenseful, mind bending, thought provoking ...
Plot: train, murder, private detective, revenge, investigation, riddles and clues, conspiracy, mysterious character, sleuth, law enforcement, on the road, who done it ...
Time: 21st century
Place: istanbul turkey, belgrade, former yugoslavia
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ExTerminators (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Alex is a lonely accountant whose one act of rage results in her being sentenced to court-ordered therapy. There she meets Stella, the owner of a small extermination business who uses her car as a weapon, and Nikki, a dental technician with the face ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Audience: chick flick
Plot: murder, murderous pair, friendship, vengeance, unlikely criminals, battle of the sexes, men hatred, rivalry, best friends, partners, romancing a criminal, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century
Place: texas, austin texas, usa
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The masked avenger: Lagardère (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 145 min.
TV show
Story: A new interpretation of classical Paul Feval's "Le Bossu" novel...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, tense
Plot: swashbuckler, disguise, adventure hero, french countryside, false accusation, hitman, revenge, murder, assassination plot, framed for murder, father daughter relationship, hunchback ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century
Place: france, spain, paris france
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The Perfect Weapon (2016)
Genre: Action, 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, tense, captivating, surprise ending, sinister ...
Plot: martial arts, violence, murder, corruption, political corruption, assassination plot, chase, spy, suspense, revenge, coup d'etat, brutality ...
Time: future, near future
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Sword of Desperation (2010)
Genre: Action, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A talented but troubled Edo Period swordsman, Kanemi Sanzawmon. Three years earlier, Kanemi killed a woman, Renko, the corrupt mistress of the powerful daimyo Tabu Ukyou. Unexpectedly, Kanemi received a lenient sentence for his crime and is allowed ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, exciting ...
Plot: samurai, master warrior, loyalty, rivalry, intrigue, betrayal, haunted by the past, under the surface, assassination plot, death of wife, murder, medieval ...
Place: japan
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Rommel (2012)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, France, Austria
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A new film about Erwin Rommel has been shown on German television, depicting the general as a weak man undone by his links to Adolf Hitler.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: military, world war two, assassination attempt, d day, nazi, dishonesty, state affairs, rivalry, political unrest, political conspiracy, wehrmacht, assassination plot ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, berlin germany, normandy
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Polar (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a retiring assassin realizes that he is the target of a hit, he winds up back in the game going head to head with a gang of younger, ruthless killers.
Style: neo noir, tense, captivating, suspenseful, witty ...
Audience: manly
Plot: revenge, assassin, one man army, one against many, organized crime, vengeance, rivalry, female nudity, rough sex, superhero, assassination attempt, mercenary ...
Time: 2010s
Place: seattle, montana, chile, austin texas, miami ...
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Hightown (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Amid the drug trade on Cape Cod, a body washes ashore and is discovered by an irreverent National Marine Fisheries Service officer, Jackie Quinones, who is determined to help solve the murder even if the state cops want her nowhere near the case.
Style: bleak, captivating, scary, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: lesbian, lesbian sex, drugs, female protagonist, stripper, murder investigation, therapy, woman killed, murder, assassination plot, lgbt, suspense ...
Time: 2020s, 21st century
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The Kingdom of the Winds (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: The Kingdom of The Winds, also known as The Land of The Wind, is a 2008 South Korean historial drama, broadcast on KBS from 10 September 2008 to 15 January 2009. It was directed by Kang Il-soo, written by Choi Wan-gyu, Jung Jin-ok, Park Jin-woo; ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, serious
Plot: ancient korea, legend, politics, betrayal, curse, heroes, family relations, tragic hero, family secret, loveless marriage, rescue mission, conspiracy ...
Time: 1st century
Place: korea
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The Eleventh Hour (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An ex-Navy SEAL, Michael Adams, (Matthew Reese) was captured during a raid to free Japanese prisoners from a North Korean prison camp. He endures the North Koreans torture for three years -- seen only as flashbacks -- then released back into ...
Style: exciting, disturbing, tense, thought provoking, surprise ending
Plot: secret service agent, female agent, vendetta, violence, chase, husband wife relationship, tragic hero, political prisoner, conspiracy, suspense, husband wife estrangement, male female relationship ...
Time: 2000s
Place: korea, north korea
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The Feast of the Goat (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Dominican Republic, Spain, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Urania Cabral returns to Santo Domingo, after several years, and remembers her and her family's relationship to Rafael Trujillo, the Dominican dictator, as well as the events surrounding his assassination.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Plot: dishonesty, conspiracy, strong violent content, family relations, hopes, introspection, rivalry, vengeance, haunted by the past, homecoming, parents and children, political corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 60s
Place: dominican republic, latin america
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Johnny English Reborn (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The most prominent heads of state in the world begin gathering for a conference that could have a major impact on global politics. When MI-7 receives word that the Chinese premier has become the target of some high-powered killers, it falls on ...
Style: parody, funny, humorous, witty, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: farce, spy spoof, espionage, secret agents, spy, british, undercover, secret service, surveillance, betrayal, james bond spoof, prime minister ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: england, hong kong, london, macau, europe ...
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Saving Lincoln (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The almost entirely true story of Abraham Lincoln and his self-appointed bodyguard, U.S. Marshal Ward Hill Lamon - a banjo-playing Southerner who foiled repeated attempts on the President's life, and kept him functioning during the darkest ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, captivating
Plot: american civil war, head of state, state affairs, friendship, historical event, civil war, death of son, assassination plot, u.s. president, slavery, abraham lincoln, friends ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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