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 realistic, captivating, serious, suspenseful, tense and suspense films and TV shows about / with assassination plot, murder, conspiracy, assassination, deadly, revenge, assassin, crimes, danger and betrayal plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as assassination plot: Angel Has Fallen (2019), Nick of Time (1995), Scorn (2000), Murder on the Orient Express (2001), ExTerminators (2009), The masked avenger: Lagardère (2003), The Perfect Weapon (2016), Sword of Desperation (2010), The Interview (2014), Rommel (2012).

List of assassination plot movies

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, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: secret service, terrorist, lone hero, fbi, president, white house, agent, assassination plot, manhunt, attempted murder, false accusation, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., north carolina, usa, virginia
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 6.3
 40K
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, twists and turns, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: assassination, race against time, kidnapping, accountant, hostage, politics, terrorism, conspiracy, murder, conspiracy theory, assassination plot, one day ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 6.1
 222
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: psychological, disturbing, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: teenage boy, assassination plot, matricide, murder, wealth, high school, grandmother grandson relationship, gay interest, mother son relationship, inheritance, manipulation, school play ...
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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, suspenseful, tense, mind bending, captivating ...
Plot: murder, train, private detective, revenge, conspiracy, riddles and clues, investigation, mysterious character, mystery, on the road, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 21st century
Place: istanbul turkey, belgrade
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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: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: murder, female friendship, friendship, vengeance, battle of the sexes, unlikely criminals, murderous pair, deadly, men hatred, partners, best friends, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: 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: captivating, exciting, tense, serious
Plot: swashbuckler, disguise, french countryside, false accusation, hitman, adventure hero, murder, revenge, assassination plot, missing daughter, framed for murder, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 1700s
Place: france, paris france, spain
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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, suspense, tense, captivating, sinister ...
Plot: martial arts, dictatorship, violence, corruption, murder, assassination plot, chase, political corruption, spy, revenge, dark future, hostage ...
Time: near future, 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, devotion, loyalty, master warrior, rivalry, intrigue, betrayal, haunted by the past, under the surface, assassination plot, death of wife, murder ...
Place: japan
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 6.5
 315K
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: absurd, humorous, exciting, not serious, satirical ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: assassination attempt, undercover, journalism, profanity, cia, farce, buddies, head of state, coup d'etat, assassination plot, topical humor, top secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north korea, usa, asia, korea, new york ...
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 6.6
 2K
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: assassination attempt, d day, military, state affairs, dishonesty, rivalry, political unrest, political conspiracy, war, assassination plot, trial, court ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: france, europe, paris france, berlin germany, normandy
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 7.1
 3K
Ingobernable (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: The First Lady of Mexico has big plans to improve conditions for the country. As she starts to lose faith in her husband, President Diego Nava, she finds herself at a crossroad where she will need to find a way to deal with a great challenge.
Style: psychological, captivating, thought provoking, twists and turns
Plot: first lady, government, betrayal, conspiracy, president, mother daughter relationship, assassination plot, political unrest, politics, traitor, adulterous husband, extramarital affair ...
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 6.5
 3K
Hightown (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
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: captivating, suspense, bleak, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: lesbian sex, lesbian, stripper, murder investigation, therapy, female protagonist, drugs, woman killed, murder, assassination plot, gangsters, female agent ...
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 5.4
 512
Bad Twin (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A radio host takes in her troubled sister’s twin daughters, unknowingly putting her family, her friends, and herself at risk.
Style: psychological thriller, psychological, tense, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: twins, identical twins, two sisters, psychiatric patient, aunt niece relationship, niece, sister sister relationship, aunt, twin sister, teenager, teenage girl, assassination plot ...
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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, captivating, exciting, serious
Plot: ancient korea, legend, politics, betrayal, heroes, family relations, kingdom, battles, prince, conspiracy, rivalry, enslavement ...
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: surprise ending, suspense, exciting, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: vendetta, violence, chase, conspiracy, tragic hero, political prisoner, husband wife relationship, prisoner, attempted murder, little girl, murder, secret service agent ...
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: emotional, rough, epic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: dishonesty, introspection, vengeance, homecoming, political corruption, strong violent content, conspiracy, family relations, rivalry, deadly, hopes, haunted by the past ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 90s
Place: dominican republic, latin america
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The Rider Named Death (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In pre-Soviet Russia, Boris Savinkov leads a terrorist faction of Socialist-Revolutionary Party members responsible for the deaths of governors and ministers.
Style: serious, thought provoking, captivating, clever, contemplative ...
Plot: assassination, assassination attempt, terrorism, politics, state affairs, political corruption, rebelliousness, political unrest, revolution, tragic hero, deadly, head of state ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Requiem for a Killer (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Lucretia is a killer for hire. Specialised in poisoning and passionate about opera, she'll have to fulfill a difficult contract in the heart of the Swiss alps. Posing as a singer, Lucretia will have to appear on the scene of the higly exclusive ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, secret identity, hidden identity, danger, undercover, corporate crimes, disorder, working undercover, deadly, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: switzerland, europe, lyon, alps, swiss alps ...
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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: humorous, not serious, exciting, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: spy spoof, assassination attempt, secret agents, farce, espionage, gadget, secret agent, james bond spoof, prime minister, secret service, goofy hero, political conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, asia, europe, hong kong, london ...
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 6.8
 14K
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, realistic, semi serious, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: conspiracy, murder, hitchhiker, woman in danger, investigation, crimes, danger, fall in love, law enforcement, love and romance, amateur detective, undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, phoenix arizona
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 5.0
 825
Raspoutine (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: rise to the top, empress, ambition, rise and fall, russian history, state affairs, political intrigue, royal court, society, clergy, conspiracy, battles ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1900s
Place: russia, europe, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg
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 5.5
 346
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: assassination attempt, american civil war, head of state, friendship, danger, state affairs, historical event, storytelling, assassination plot, death of son, bodyguard, friends ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Let's Kill Ward's Wife (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Everyone hates Ward’s wife and wants her dead, Ward (Donald Faison) most of all. But when his friends’ murderous fantasies turn into an (accidental) reality, they have to deal with a whole new set of problems — like how to dispose of the body ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, tense, captivating
Plot: crimes, buddies, disorder, couples, dark humor, nothing goes right, husband wife relationship, murder, unhappy marriage, selfish woman, hysterical woman, marital problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Like Mother Like Son: The Strange Story of Sante and Kenny Kimes (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The real-life case based on the horrific crimes of Sante and Kenny Kimes, the mother and son duo who specialized in theft, fraud and murder.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, serious, captivating
Plot: criminal, landlady, female psychopath, murder, domineering mother, assassination plot, obsession, mentally unstable, mother son relationship, childhood trauma, life is a bitch, parents and children ...
Place: new york
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Stranger in the House (1997)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A botched diamond burglary and a dead publishing company executive set off a string of murders and betrayal in this suspensful, nonstop thriller!
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: assassination plot, burglary, insurance investigator, jewelry, crimes, confined, criminal heroes, deadly, dishonesty, fugitives, crime, graphic violence ...
Time: victorian era, victorian
Place: los angeles
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 5.1
 219
Back Stab (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man is seduced by a stranger and awakens to a corpse.
Plot: runaway, assassination plot, architect, framed for murder, frame up, adultery, courtroom, murder, racial slur, bistro
Place: montreal, montreal quebec canada
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Scream for Help (1984)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A teenaged girl discovers that her stepfather is trying to murder her and her mother, but when she tells people, no one will believe her.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending, psychological ...
Plot: murder, stepfather, abusive husband, home invasion, family in danger, danger, infidelity, family life, dishonesty, investigation, mystery, mental illness ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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 6.7
 75K
Killer Joe (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A cop (Matthew McConaughey) who moonlights as a hit man agrees to kill the hated mother of a desperate drug dealer (Emile Hirsch) in exchange for a tumble with the young man's virginal sister (Juno Temple).
Style: neo noir, rough, tense, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, psychopath, deal, lingerie, police detective, greed, crimes, crime, parents and children, insurance, dark humor, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas, oklahoma
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 8.4
 25K
The Killing (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: The Killing is a Danish police procedural set in the Copenhagen main police department and revolves around Detective Inspector Sarah Lund and her team, with each season series following a different murder case day-by-day and a one-hour episode ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: mystery, rape, policewoman, police detective, politician, murder, election, uncover truth, cold case, deadly, crimes, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen, eastern europe, sweden ...
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Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth (2016)
Genre: 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: captivating, visually appealing, dorama, disturbing
Plot: ancient korea, romance, heir to the throne, brotherhood, royal palace, king, warrior, martial arts, royal family, assassination plot, friendship, youth ...
Place: korea
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