Pay phone movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant pay phone movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological, suspense and rough films and TV shows about / with pay phone, cigarette smoking, telephone call, murder, blood, gun, death, husband wife relationship, crimes and violence plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as pay phone: Cop (1988), Bad Times at the El Royale (2018), Sam Was Here (2016), Black Mass (2015), Miracle Mile (1988), The House of the Devil (2009), The Skulls (2000), Oxygen (1999), Black House (2007), Better Than Sex (2000).

List of pay phone movies

 6.4
 5K
Cop (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An obsessive, insubordinate homicide cop is convinced a serial killer is loose in the Hollywood area and disobeys orders in order to catch him.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, psychological, scary, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, police corruption, writing in blood, dirty cop, family abandonment, crime scene, stalker, internal affairs, sports car, drug dealing ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
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Bad Times at the El Royale (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, meet at Lake Tahoe's El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past in 1969. Over the course of one fateful night, everyone will have a last shot at redemption... before everything goes to hell. A young ...
Style: suspense, exciting, psychological, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: surveillance, motel, criminal, disorder, hotel, deadly, ruse, danger, dishonesty, violence, hippie, death ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 50s, year 1969, 1950s ...
Place: washington d.c., california, nevada
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 4.8
 2K
Sam Was Here (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Sam, a forty-something door-to-door salesman, travels through the few inhabited zones of the Californian desert in search of clients, yet everything seems deserted.
Style: enigmatic, macabre, suspense, bleak, retro ...
Plot: paranoid, surrealism, identity crisis, child killer, motel, talk show, stranded, on the road, isolation, psychopath, loneliness, insanity ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, year 1998
Place: mojave desert, california
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 6.9
 174K
Black Mass (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, captivating, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, corruption, brutality, crime, fbi, murder, organized crime, arms dealing, crimes, illness, mafia, mob boss ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1982, year 1975 ...
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, miami, santa monica california ...
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 7.0
 10K
Miracle Mile (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After 30 years of searching, Harry (Edwards) has finally met the girl of his dreams. Unfortunately, before they even have a chance to go on their first date, Harry intercepts some chilling news: WWIII has begun and nuclear missiles will destroy Los ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, futuristic, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, apocalypse, one night, nuclear war, race against time, danger, panic, nuclear holocaust, love affair, fall in love, survival, end of the world ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, future
Place: los angeles, antarctica
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The House of the Devil (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 1980s, college student Samantha Hughes takes a strange babysitting job that coincides with a full lunar eclipse. She slowly realizes her clients harbor a terrifying secret.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, suspense, macabre ...
Plot: haunted house, occult, supernatural, satanic ritual, ceremony, cult, deathtrap, danger, woman in danger, sacrifice, gory, mystery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, 70s
Place: new jersey, california
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 5.6
 32K
The Skulls (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Luke's exultance at being selected for The Skulls (a secret society bred within the walls of a prominent Ivy League Campus) is soon overshadowed when he realises that all is 'not well in Wonderland'. For The Skulls is a breeding ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, psychological, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: secret society, uncover truth, murder, friendship, investigation, college, social differences, society, betrayal, mind game, manipulation, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: connecticut, usa, yale university, harvard university
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 6.1
 4K
Oxygen (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A masochistic cop, who hides her predilection from her cop husband, gets involved in pursuing a kidnapper nicknamed Harry for Harry Houdini
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, rough, scary ...
Plot: masochist, kidnapping, chase, ransom, psychopath, buried alive, police investigation, death sentence, police station, death penalty, digging, excavation ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, miami, usa, san francisco, new jersey
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 6.2
 1K
Black House (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jun-oh, an insurance claims agent, faces off with a client who he suspects of committing murders with the intention of collecting insurance premiums.
Style: serious, scary, mind bending, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, insurance investigator, psychopath, insurance fraud, insurance policy, wound, serial killer, police, stabbing, investigation, crimes, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
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Better Than Sex (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a one-night stand a couple is faced with the terrifying possibility of what they really want.
Style: sexy, witty, humorous, emotional, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, sex, looking for love, fall in love, lifestyle, opposites attract, romance, couples, love affair, sexual relations, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, london, europe, england, sydney australia
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 5.9
 4K
Bliss (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In need of creative inspiration, a professionally stagnant and hard-partying Los Angeles artist recklessly indulges in a series of drug binges. As the narcotics fly out of control, so does her newfound and inexplicable, yet unquenchable, craving for ...
Style: psychological, suspense, scary, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: painter, drug dealer, painting, female nudity, artist, gore, vampire, youth, psychopath, society, loneliness, bar ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
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 5.4
 39K
Serenity (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Baker Dill is a fishing boat captain leading tours off a tranquil, tropical enclave called Plymouth Island. His quiet life is shattered, however, when his ex-wife Karen tracks him down with a desperate plea for help.
Style: neo noir, psychological, twists and turns, surprise ending, suspense ...
Plot: fishing boat, abusive stepfather, father son relationship, ex wife, husband, playing a video game, domestic violence, captain, childhood trauma, existentialism, video game, nudism ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida
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 5.7
 18K
The Juror (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: With his gangster boss on trial for murder, a mob thug known as "the Teacher" tells Annie Laird she must talk her fellow jurors into a not-guilty verdict, implying that he'll kill her son Oliver if she fails. She manages to do this, ...
Style: surprise ending, psychological, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: courtroom drama, hitman, danger, obsession, court, trial, legal, single parent, legal action, court case, blackmail, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: guatemala, new york
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 6.8
 12K
Indignation (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, China, Brazil, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1951, Marcus Messner, a working-class Jewish student from New Jersey, attends a small Ohio college, where he struggles with anti-Semitism, sexual repression, and the ongoing Korean War.
Style: intellectual, exciting, stylized, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, jews, jewish, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, atheist, romance, existentialism, adolescence, student, war ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1955, year 1951, 20th century
Place: ohio, new jersey, tokyo
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 7.1
 2K
Lan Yu (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A love story between a country boy in Beijing to study and a wealthy businessman set against the backdrop of the 1989 Tiananmen Square incident
Style: captivating, sincere, sentimental, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: older man younger man relationship, gay, love affair, gay asian, gay relationship, social differences, fighting the system, lifestyle, couples, society, romance, political unrest ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988, year 1989
Place: beijing china, china, asia, east berlin, shanghai ...
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 5.5
 572
Finding Home (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Inheriting her grandmother's remote island Inn causes Amanda to re-evaluate her life and decisions.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, gloomy
Plot: haunted by the past, family relations, island, dysfunctional family, uncover truth, self discovery, homecoming, couples, family problems, family life, introspection, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: maine, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
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 5.2
 181
Jimmy Zip (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An abused runaway with pyromaniac tendencies teams up with a metal sculptor. Together they blow away the art world and a local crime boss.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, grunge
Plot: hollywood, friendship, coming of age, youth, best friends, gang, juvenile delinquency, kids in trouble, friends, performer's life, self discovery, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
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Eyes Wide Open (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, Germany, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A beautifully affecting love story that has rightly earned comparisons to Brokeback Mountain, Haim Tabakman's potent yet impeccably restrained tale has won awards and accolades at film festivals the world over. Aaron, a pillar in ...
Style: bleak, realistic, captivating, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: gay, gay sex, closeted homosexual, gay relationship, gay love, forbidden love, sexual tension, first gay sexual experience, rabbi, love and romance, love affair, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary
Place: israel, jerusalem
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 2.8
 1K
Corrupt (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: After decades of terror, two deadly street gangs reach a delicate truce and young MJ (Silkk the Shocker) sees a way out of the hood once and for all. Only Corrupt (Ice-T) stands in MJ's way, resulting into a violent and brutal roller coaster ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, inner city, urban setting, urban ghetto life, city life, society, social misfits, drug dealing, crimes, youth, social decay ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
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The War Is Over (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Sweden
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A group of Spanish refugees try to organize protests from France. Their network is under constant threat by the police and some of them have recently been arrested. The main character (played by Yves Montand) dedicated his whole life to the battle ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, stylized, sincere ...
Plot: idealism, society, rebellion, state affairs, aging, dishonesty, new wave, rebelliousness, political unrest, haunted by the past, introspection, mission gone awry ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1965
Place: spain, paris france, europe, france, basque country ...
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Hard Ticket to Hawaii (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A man with a bazooka helps defend air-freighters Donna and Taryn against drug smugglers and a snake.
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, crimes, danger, drug dealing, working undercover, heist, woman in danger, espionage, special agents, law enforcement, rivalry, island ...
Time: 80s
Place: hawaii, usa
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Twist and Shout (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Danish teens come of age in 1963. Bjorn and Erik are close friends. Bjorn is pursued by Kirsten, a future Stepford wife, but he falls for Anna, who initiates him into love and sex. Erik is somber, caring for his home-bound mentally-ill mother while ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, family relations, coming of age, human nature, teenage life, friends, couples, bittersweet, adolescence vs adulthood, rock, youth ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 1960s
Place: copenhagen, scandinavia, denmark, copenhagen denmark, norway ...
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 4.1
 1K
Raw Justice (1994)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The mayor of a small town hires a bounty hunter to find his daughter's killer, but it turns out to be a very dangerous job.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, prostitute, chase, bail bondsman, murder, mayor, revenge, blackmail, explosion, rivalry, crime, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, everglades
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 6.4
 802
The Movie Hero (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man believes his life is a movie watched by an audience only he can see.In his feature film debut, director Brad T. Gottfred delivers a spoof of cinema cliches with a memorable protagonist named Blake Gardner (Jeremy Sisto), who believes his life ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, feel good, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: delusion, unemployment, impossible love, romance, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, mental illness, humour, artists and showbiz, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The M.O. Of M.I. (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A happy gay couple in Austin Texas allows a performance artist/hustler, Jonathon, to enter their lives while hiding from his past. His past with one of the couple will come back.
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, serious
Plot: love triangle, gay couple, blackmail, cheating, murder, deception, betrayal, friendship, lie, gay slur, state trooper, duffel bag ...
Place: dallas texas, texas, austin texas
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Monday Morning (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A story told quietly of Vincent a welder at a large and seemingly toxic plant along the Rhône, living in a village with his sons, wife, and mother, saying little to each other.
Style: humorous, sincere, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: midlife crisis, factory, working class, friendship, social differences, couple relations, human nature, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, parents and children, family relations, village ...
Time: contemporary
Place: venice, europe, italy, egypt
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 6.3
 638
Love, etc. (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A triangle: love, obsession, and choice. Pierre, a ladies' man who has little cash and no fixed residence, describes his best friend Benoît as the world's oldest 32-year-old. The shy, well-employed Benoît's life changes when he ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, talky
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, infidelity, friendship, love triangle, singleness, lovers reunited, destructive relationship, urban, love and romance, romance, journalism, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: english channel
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Love at Large (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Vampish miss Dolan hires hardboiled P.I. Harry Dobbs to tail her shady boyfriend. Harry realizes that the man leads a double life but then his client disappears. Harry teams up with his own tail, P.I. Stella Wynkowski, to clear things up.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: private detective, mistaken identity, nightclub, investigation, love and romance, romance, mystery, femme fatale, hidden identity, amateur detective, manipulation, deadly ...
Time: 80s
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Lone Star State of Mind (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Earl and Baby, two young lovers with a plan to escape their small Texas town. But when Baby's dim-witted cousin Junior gets tangled up in a whole heap of trouble, Earl has just 48 hours to save the day, rescue Junior and keep his promise to get ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: stupidity, heist, small town life, babies and infants, partners, crimes, friends, misfit, debt, small town, father son relationship, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, los angeles, usa, pacific ocean, las vegas
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London to Brighton (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's 3:07am and two girls burst into a run down London toilet. Joanne is crying her eyes out and her clothing is ripped. Kelly's face is bruised and starting to swell. Duncan Allen lies in his bathroom bleeding to death. Duncan's son ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: sexual abuse, pimp, chase, gangsters, prostitute, murder, life is a bitch, going straight, lifestyle, child prostitution, deadly, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, britain, brighton
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