Terrorist plot movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant terrorist plot movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense and rough films and TV shows about / with terrorist plot, terrorism, terrorist, danger, violence, gun, machine gun, gunfight, undercover and pistol plots mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as terrorist plot: 24 (2001), Act of Valor (2012), Blackhat (2015), True Lies (1994), The Sum of All Fears (2002), The Jihadi Warrior (2013), Eye in the Sky (2015), Stratton (2017), The War Within (2005), Eden of the East (2009).

List of terrorist plot movies

 8.3
 169K
24 (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: 24 is an American television series produced for the Fox network and syndicated worldwide, starring Kiefer Sutherland as Counter Terrorist Unit agent Jack Bauer. Each 24-episode season covers 24 hours in the life of Bauer, using the real time method ...
Style: stylized, twists and turns, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, special agents, terrorist plot, race against time, revenge, double agent, government agency, against the rules, secret service, interrogation, treason, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
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 6.5
 66K
Act of Valor (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a covert mission to rescue a kidnapped CIA operative uncovers a chilling plot, an elite, highly trained U.S. SEAL team speeds to hotspots around the globe, racing against the clock to stop a deadly terrorist attack.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: navy, navy seal, terrorist plot, terrorism, military, cia, battles, squad, bomb, national security, military life, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: somalia, costa rica, ukraine, san diego california, las vegas ...
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 5.4
 51K
Blackhat (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A man is released from prison to help American and Chinese authorities pursue a mysterious cyber criminal. The dangerous search leads them from Chicago to Hong Kong.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, terrorism, terrorist plot, computer, technology, conspiracy, terrorist, computers and web, race against time, hacking, special agents, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: hong kong, malaysia, usa, asia, chicago illinois ...
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 7.2
 234K
True Lies (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Harry Tasker is a secret agent for the United States Government. For years, he has kept his job from his wife, but is forced to reveal his identity and try to stop nuclear terrorists when he and his wife are kidnapped by them.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, intense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, top secret, secret agents, secret service, marriage, adventure, terrorist plot, surveillance, undercover, espionage, truth serum, terrorism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994, 1990s, twentieth century ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, florida, california
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The Sum of All Fears (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When the president of Russia suddenly dies, a man whose politics are virtually unknown succeeds him. The change in political leaders sparks paranoia among American CIA officials, so CIA director Bill Cabot recruits a young analyst to supply insight ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, cold war, espionage, cia, nuclear explosion, atomic bomb, terrorist, terrorist plot, secret agents, covert operation, state affairs, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 1990s, 70s ...
Place: washington d.c., baltimore, usa, russia, israel ...
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Indian Soldier Never on Holiday (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: An army captain is on a mission to track down and destroy a terrorist gang and deactivate the sleeper cells under its command.
Plot: terrorist plot, officer, holiday, bus, gun, bombing, soldier, terrorist, terrorist bombing
Place: mumbai india
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The Jihadi Warrior (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Vishwanathan, a Kathak dance teacher in New York, is in a rather happy marriage with Nirupama who is a nuclear oncologist. Nirupama is from a middle class family in Chennai, she marries Vishwanath (a dance master) to pursue her higher studies in the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: bomb, undercover, threat, suspicion, muslim, double life, terrorist, working undercover, marriage, secret, terrorist plot, arranged marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., new york, new jersey, usa, india
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 7.3
 78K
Eye in the Sky (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A military officer in command of a drone operation to capture terrorists in Kenya sees her mission escalate from “capture” to “kill” just as a nine-year old girl enters the kill zone.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, intense, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, drone, top secret, surveillance, military, child in peril, technology, spy, chase, moral dilemma, terrorist plot ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: las vegas, london, pearl harbor, nevada, beijing china ...
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 4.8
 4K
Stratton (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A British Special Boat Service commando tracks down an international terrorist cell.
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: terrorist, commando, terrorist plot, rescue, military, investigation, explosion, race against time, chase, ambush, danger, deception ...
Time: frogman, 2010s
Place: big ben london, iran, ukraine, london, rome italy
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The War Within (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Pakistani involved in a planned attack in New York City experiences a crisis of conscience.
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: injustice, danger, life is a bitch, society, crimes, rivalry, couple relations, introspection, false accusation, vengeance, politics, terrorist plot ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, usa, france, europe, new york ...
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Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong, Austria, UK, Morocco
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate - an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: spy, espionage, mission, conspiracy, heroic mission, villain, escapades, spies, heroes, terrorist plot, cia agent, secret agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, london, vienna, morocco, europe ...
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Eden of the East (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Eden of the East is a Japanese anime television series, which premiered on Fuji TV's noitaminA timeslot on April 9, 2009. Created, directed and written by Kenji Kamiyama, it features character designs by Chika Umino and animation production by ...
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Plot: terrorism, secret agents, danger, memory loss, mystery, white house, terrorist plot, murder, college student, socially awkward, investigation, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, september 11 2001, near future
Place: japan, washington d.c., new york
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Contract to Kill (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Monaco
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Harmon is a CIA/DEA enforcer investigating Arab terrorists captured in Mexico. With his team--seductive FBI agent Zara and spy-drone pilot Sharp--he flies to Istanbul and uncovers a brutal plot: Islamic extremists plan to use Sonora drug-smuggling ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, touching, suspense
Plot: violence, martial arts, aikido, terrorist plot, conspiracy, secret agents, undercover, paranoia, hitman, cia agent, secret agent, woman fights a man ...
Time: 2010s
Place: istanbul turkey, el paso texas, mexico
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American Assassin (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Following the murder of his fiancée, Mitch Rapp trains under the instruction of Cold War veteran Stan Hurley. The pair then is enlisted to investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on military and civilian targets.
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, suspenseful, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: terrorist, cia, mentor, recruit, counter terrorism, government agent, revenge, terrorist plot, terrorism, spy, conspiracy, nuclear war ...
Time: 2010s
Place: turkey, london, italy, warsaw poland, rome italy ...
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 3.7
 482
The Elite (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After the murder of their families by a terrorist bomb, five young adults are trained as a hi-tech, anti-terrorist team with a mission to search and destroy high-profile terrorist groups.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, secret agents, race against time, undercover, danger, airplane, crimes, chases and races, heroes, good versus evil, special agents, daring rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 1987, 80s
Place: europe, greece, athens greece, austria, utah ...
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 7.3
 3K
NTSF:SD:SUV (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: NTSF:SD:SUV:: – meaning National Terrorism Strike Force: San Diego: Sport Utility Vehicle:: – is a quarter-hour format American television comedy that parodies the police procedural and action film genres.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, alternative comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: terrorism, parody, fighting crime, special agents, law enforcement, partners against crime, disorder, fellow agent, danger, partners, terrorist plot, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 157 min.
Story: A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6 in May, 2011.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, manhunt, military, assassination, al qaeda, espionage, swat team, 9/11, terrorist, explosion, surveillance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, september 11 2001, year 2011 ...
Place: pakistan, middle east, iraq, poland, langley virginia ...
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 6.5
 75K
Under Siege (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This action-packed thriller takes place on the soon-to-be-decommissioned USS Missouri. Disgruntled ex-CIA operative Strannix, his assistant Krill and their group of terrorists seize the battleship with nuclear blackmail in mind. They've planned ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: one man army, nuclear threat, mercenary, tough law enforcer, hijacking, race against time, terrorism, warship, swat team, save the day, tough heroes, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: hawaii, pentagon, san francisco, new jersey
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 6.4
 68K
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: rough, thought provoking, serious, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, islam, martial law, fbi, civil rights, siege, working undercover, race against time, fighting the system, reluctant partners, law enforcement, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, middle east, israel
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Second in Command (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Romania
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Armed insurgents attempt a coup d'etat in a troubled Eastern European country, and the president flees to the U.S. embassy for protection. When the U.S. ambassador is murdered by the ruthless and gun-happy rebels, it comes down to the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, martial arts, heroes, rescue, political unrest, heroic mission, revolution, danger, military, rebellion, adventure, politics ...
Time: contemporary
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Nick Fury: Agent of Shield (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Marvel's hard-boiled hero is brought back to fight the menace of Hydra after exiling himself in the Yukon since the end of the Cold War. The children of the former Hydra head, Baron Von Stucker, have taken charge of the terrorist organization. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: heroes, superhero, good versus evil, terrorism, fight, terrorist, heroic mission, escapades, undercover, danger, supernatural power, terrorist plot ...
Time: 90s
Place: yukon, canada, berlin germany, new york
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The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Samantha Caine, suburban homemaker, is the ideal mom to her 8 year old daughter Caitlin. She lives in Honesdale, PA, has a job teaching school and makes the best Rice Krispie treats in town. But when she receives a bump on her head, she begins to ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: memory loss, female assassin, strong female lead, amnesia, chase, presumed dead, female protagonist, single mother, rogue agent, hitman, teacher, female killer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, pennsylvania, manhattan new york city, new york, new jersey
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 4.2
 311
Hijack (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A prestigious senator and the passengers on board a train are kidnapped by a militia group.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, martial arts, hijacking, chases and races, crimes, deadly, race against time, law enforcement, danger, save the day, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california
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 6.5
 1K
Dirty War (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After years of meticulous planning, a terrorist operation is reaching its final stages. The authorities have received no intelligence; they are in a race against time but don't yet know it. As the operation unfolds, we see the working lives of ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: radical, firefighter, terrorism, save the day, secret agents, government agency, race against time, special agents, undercover, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
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 4.0
 7K
Derailed (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: NATO operative Jacques Kristoff (Jean-Claude Van Damme) is summoned into action—on his birthday, no less—to track down Galina Konstantin (Laura Harring), who has stolen an extremely valuable and dangerous top-secret container from the Slovakian ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: runaway train, bio weapon, train, race against time, rescue, secret agents, terrorism, train explosion, one man army, save the day, adventure, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vienna, europe, hong kong
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 7.5
 27K
24 (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Former federal agent Jack Bauer confronts African dictator Benjamin Juma, whose forces have been ordered to capture the children Bauer oversees for malicious military training.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: heroes, special agents, politics, police corruption, political unrest, danger, chases and races, secret agents, state affairs, dishonesty, daring rescue, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, washington d.c., usa, south africa
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 6.5
 41K
Imperium (2016)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Nate Foster, a young, idealistic FBI agent, goes undercover to take down a radical white supremacy terrorist group. The bright up-and-coming analyst must confront the challenge of sticking to a new identity while maintaining his real principles as ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, intense, disturbing ...
Plot: neo nazi, terrorist, fbi, skinhead, undercover, justice, conspiracy, politics, investigation, terrorism, racism, violence ...
Time: year 1969, 70s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Storm Catcher (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A renegade general plots to bomb Washington using a new top secret jet called the Storm Catcher. The only trouble is only one man is capable of flying it. So they seek to put him on the run in a conspiracy that makes him appear to have murdered ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, heroes, conspiracy, terrorist, political conspiracy, false accusation, state affairs, dishonesty, one man army, confined, rivalry, fighting the system ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 5.1
 613
Special Forces (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When the crazed commander (Eli Danker) of a sadistic army in Moldavia kidnaps an American photojournalist (Daniella Deutscher) and holds her hostage, his misguided actions ignite a targeted response from Maj. Don Harding (Marshall R. Teague) and his ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, terrorism, rescue, battles, martial arts, heroes, soldier, daring rescue, military life, vengeance, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, year 1995
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 4.1
 4K
The Marksman (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Chechen rebels take over a Russian nuclear plant and it's up to a mysterious agent(Snipes) to stop them.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, military, black american, soldier, heroes, rescue, adventure, daring rescue, crimes, frame up, heroic mission, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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