Running movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant running movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspense, suspenseful, intense, clever and talky films and TV shows about / with running, storytelling, mentor, friendship, chase, brutality, redemption, violence, runaway and blood plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres shot in USA, Germany, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as running: Run Milkha Run (2013), Run Lola Run (1998), Warm Bodies (2013), Silver Linings Playbook (2012), Tomb Raider (2018), Bird Box (2018), Looper (2012), A Quiet Place (2018), The 10th Kingdom (2000), Race (2016).

List of running movies

 8.2
 54K
Run Milkha Run (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 186 min.
Story: The true story of the "Flying Sikh" world champion runner and Olympian Milkha Singh who overcame the massacre of his family, civil war during the India-Pakistan partition, and homelessness to become one of India's most iconic athletes.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, uplifting, inspirational ...
Plot: running, army, sikh, rise to the top, stadium, training, fame, determination, lifestyle, punjab, championship, rising to stardom ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century
Place: india, pakistan, asia
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 7.7
 178K
Run Lola Run (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Lola receives a phone call from her boyfriend Manni. He lost 100,000 DM in a subway train that belongs to a very bad guy. She has 20 minutes to raise this amount and meet Manni. Otherwise, he will rob a store to get the money. Three different ...
Style: exciting, mind bending, suspenseful, surreal, clever ...
Plot: destiny, running, self sacrifice, race against time, heroine, money, choice, desperation, couples, hopes, couple relations, time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
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 6.9
 207K
Warm Bodies (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a zombie becomes involved with the girlfriend of one of his victims, their romance sets in motion a sequence of events that might transform the entire lifeless world.
Style: humorous, offbeat, sentimental, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: zombie, forbidden love, supernatural romance, fall in love, supernatural, love and romance, transformation, young woman, danger, young man, power of love, characters in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After spending eight months in a mental institution, a former teacher moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife.
Style: touching, realistic, intense, dramatic, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mentally unstable, depression, social misfits, mental illness, supportive parent, fall in love, passionate interest, romance, letter, neighbor, running, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia, new jersey
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 6.3
 162K
Tomb Raider (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared.
Style: suspense, exciting, surprise ending, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: chase, female protagonist, female fighter, inheritance, island, peril, survival, rescue, jungle, father daughter relationship, courage, gunfight ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s
Place: hong kong, mine
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The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When 17-year-old Makoto Konno gains the ability to, quite literally, "leap" backwards through time, she immediately sets about improving her grades and preventing personal mishaps. However, she soon realises that changing the past ...
Style: touching, twists and turns, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, friendship, changing the past or future, school, supernatural ability, student, teenage love, teenage girl, supernatural, high school, love, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: tokyo, asia, japan
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 6.7
 197K
Bird Box (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A woman and a pair of children are blindfolded and make their way through a post-apocalyptic setting along a river.
Style: disturbing, emotional, suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, blindness, suicide, fear, survival horror, bird, murder, creature, chase, running, pregnancy, parents and children ...
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 7.4
 495K
Looper (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the futuristic action thriller Looper, time travel will be invented but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they will send their target 30 years into the past where a looper, a ...
Style: tense, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, destiny, hitman, organized crime, on the run, sent to the past, violence, self sacrifice, mafia, death, surprising revelation ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: usa, shanghai china, kansas
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 7.6
 302K
A Quiet Place (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound.
Style: suspense, scary, disturbing, surprise ending, bleak ...
Plot: survival, self sacrifice, deafness, monster, post apocalypse, marriage, pregnancy, chase, sign language, creature feature, silence, creature ...
Time: near future
Place: new york state
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The 10th Kingdom (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 417 min.
Story: Two centuries after Snow White and Cinderella had their adventures, the Nine Kingdoms ready themselves for the coronation of Prince Wendel, Snow White's grandson, to the throne of the Fourth Kingdom. But an evil once-queen has freed herself ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, fairy tale, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, adventure, creature, supernatural ability, magical, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, friendship, journey, parallel world, imaginary ...
Place: virginia, usa, new york
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 7.1
 30K
Race (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, Germany, France
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Based on the incredible true story of Jesse Owens, the legendary athletic superstar whose quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf ...
Style: factual, captivating, exciting, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids
Plot: racism, track and field, nazi germany, sport, historical figure, olympics, nazi, african american, running, racial prejudice, athlete, politics ...
Time: 1930s
Place: berlin germany, germany
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 7.8
 17K
Kikujiro (1999)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Brash, loudmouthed and opportunistic, Kikujiro is the unlikely companion for Masao who is determined to see the mother he has never met. The two begin a series of adventures which soon turns out to be a whimsical journey of laughter and tears with a ...
Style: surreal, stylized, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: running, child abuse, thief, on the road, innocence, travel, summer, road trip, obsessive quest, disorder, encounter, odd couple ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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 7.2
 42K
11:14 (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Tells the seemingly random yet vitally connected story of a set of incidents that all converge one evening at 11:14pm. The story follows the chain of events of five different characters and five different storylines that all converge to tell the ...
Style: clever, dark humor, stylized, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: murder, chase, vandalism, robbery, crime gone awry, theft, thief, cover up, loss of daughter, abortion, hit and run, running ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the head of a statue sacred to a village is stolen, a young martial artist goes to the big city and finds himself taking on the underworld to retrieve it.
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, one man army, anger, thief, robbery, destruction, bet, danger, running, sadism, gangsters, theft ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand, hong kong, tokyo
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 6.8
 177K
Hanna (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A 16-year-old girl raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe. Tracked by a ruthless operatives, she faces startling revelations about her existence and questions about her humanity.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, young heroes, vengeance, cia, undercover, training, danger, teenage girl, heroes, parents and children, female killer, secret agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, morocco, germany, africa, europe ...
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 7.9
 49K
The Chaser (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Joong-ho is a dirty detective turned pimp in financial trouble as several of his girls have recently disappeared without clearing their debts. While trying to track them down, he finds a clue that the vanished girls were all called up by the same ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, brutal, twist ending, bloody ...
Plot: serial killer, violence, prostitute, pimp, psychopath, search, woman in danger, police investigation, chase, murder, revenge, disappearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea, seoul
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 7.5
 45K
Tell No One (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A man receives a mysterious e-mail appearing to be from his wife, who was murdered years earlier. As he frantically tries to find out whether she's alive, he finds himself being implicated in her death.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, psychological, serious, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, frame up, crimes, murder, corpse, crime, serial killer, haunted by the past, dishonesty, deadly, grief, disappearance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Run, Fatboy, Run (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Five years after jilting his pregnant fiancée on their wedding day, out-of-shape Dennis decides to run a marathon to win her back.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: training, underdog, running, birthday, love triangle, bet, determination, marathon, wedding, romance, coach, ex spouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, tower bridge london
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Children of Heaven (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Zohre's shoes are gone; her older brother Ali lost them. They are poor, there are no shoes for Zohre until they come up with an idea: they will share one pair of shoes, Ali's. School awaits...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, sentimental, compassionate ...
Plot: poverty, school, siblings relations, foot race, family, financial problem, young heroes, childhood, unemployment, children, health situation, perseverance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran, tokyo
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Paris, I Love You (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Germany, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Olivier Assayas, Gus Van Sant, Wes Craven and Alfonso Cuaron are among the 20 distinguished directors who contribute to this collection of 18 stories, each exploring a different aspect of Parisian life. The colourful characters in this drama include ...
Style: stylized, sentimental, atmospheric, talky, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tourist, loneliness, looking for love, dating, love affair, romance, fall in love, new love, human nature, encounter, couples, young woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe, montmartre paris
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 7.0
 348K
Cloverfield (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five young New Yorkers throw their friend a going-away party the night that a monster the size of a skyscraper descends upon the city. Told from the point of view of their video camera, the film is a document of their attempt to survive the most ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, monster, quarantine, chaos, skyscraper, escape, fear, giant monster, danger, destruction, found footage, helicopter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
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 8.8
 1.6M
Forrest Gump (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A man with a low IQ has accomplished great things in his life and been present during significant historic events - in each case, far exceeding what anyone imagined he could do. Yet, despite all the things he has attained, his one true love eludes ...
Style: touching, sentimental, uplifting, sincere, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: human spirit, destiny, mentally challenged, journey, odd, misfit, tragic love, love and romance, human relationship, fish out of water, society, justice ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 70s, 1950s
Place: usa, washington d.c., vietnam, china
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Never Hike Alone (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
Story: A hiker's survival skills is put to the test when he stumbles upon the remains of an old abandoned camp and discovers its long dark secrets.
Style: psychotronic, suspense, rough, suspenseful
Plot: psychopath, survival, hiking, masked man, maniac, violence, brutality, murder, fight, danger, hiding, running ...
Place: new jersey
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 7.0
 33K
Stronger (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A victim of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 helps the police track down the killers while struggling to recover from devastating trauma.
Style: based on true events, disturbing, suspenseful, compassionate, suspense
Plot: explosion, hospital, bombing, rehabilitation, terrorist bombing, conspiracy, saving a life, brother brother relationship, friendship, husband wife relationship, physical therapy, investigation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston
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 7.7
 114K
Teen Wolf (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
Story: Scott McCall, a high school student living in the town of Beacon Hills has his life drastically changed when he's bitten by a werewolf, becoming one himself. He must henceforth learn to balance his problematic new identity with his day-to-day ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, humorous, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural ability, teenage love, high school, teenage life, school, life turned upside down, supernatural, high school life, team, friends, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico, california, japan, france
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The Miracle of Kathy Miller (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: With the support of her parents (Sharon Gless & Frank Converse), an Arizona adolescent (Helen Hunt) overcomes severe injuries to run in a 10K race.
Plot: running, teenager, high school, hit by a car, runner, track and field, female protagonist, car accident, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, accident ...
Place: arizona
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 4.0
 292
Parasites (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of friends get lost in the seedy streets where they encounter a crazed gang of homeless derelicts that seizes them and kills them one by one. The surviving man escapes on foot, naked and unarmed, with a pack of depraved transients in ...
Plot: chase, homeless, running, murder, college student, gang, police, one night, blood, dog, naked in public, racist ...
Place: los angeles
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 6.6
 1K
1:54 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Tim is a bit of a loner. At school he gravitates towards another shy boy and they become friends. But the verbal and physical bullying by a gang of kids, as well as an aggressive use of social media, unsettle Tim’s new mate and he backs away from ...
Plot: running, gay, high school, bullying, teenager, athlete, sport, runner, teenage boy, suicide, birthday cake, teenage girl ...
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If I Had Wings (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alex, blind since the age of two, dreams of running for his school's cross-country team. His father, a probation officer, finds a running partner who spends his time 'running' from the law.
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, touching, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: disability, running, high school, teenage life, human spirit, youth, power relations, friends, ambition, underdog, friendship, odd couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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The Jericho Mile (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Rain Murphy is a man sentenced to life in prison, choosing to do his time in near-isolation, and engages in distance running when given the opportunity for free-time. While his form and speed capture the attention of prison officials who believe he ...
Style: realistic, uplifting, sincere, serious, rough
Plot: prison, sport, prison life, race, running, revenge, gang, fistfight, racism, contests and competitions, interracial relations, confined ...
Time: 70s
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