A genre of film/tv that uses suspense, tension, and excitement as the main elements.

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Woman mistakenly orders a hit on herself

It was a live action film set in the US. I saw the first part of it about 25 years ago on TV. I only saw the first part and am keen to watch the whole thing. The below scenes are all from the first ...
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Girl looks into mirror, sees demon swimming towards her

I remember watching parts of a movie on tv some years ago. I missed the beginning, and saw some parts from the middle and the end. I didn't really understand what was happening, but I can provide some ...
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What's this short film with a mysterious teddy bear?

A man watching telly receives a package and it's a teddy bear. Doesn't think anything of it but then opens the stuffing out of the bear to find a VCR cassette tape. He plays it and there's some spooky ...
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Ex-convict or cop tries to stop religion based cult

I have been watching this old MGM movie (probably set in 1980's or 90's). It's about this cop/detective (or an ex-convict who was hired as a cop/detective) who tries to stop religion based cult. It's ...
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Girl is drugged and on the run with the protagonist

The protagonist is a secret agent / spy and meets the girl somewhere. The hero is chased by gangs everywhere he lands up and the girl is also targeted by virtue of being with him. Girl goes hysterical ...
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Identify a hollywood 2000's romance genre movie

Genre : Romance + Thriller (Thriller, in the sense there is no crime nor shooting) Actors : Male part is played by someone similar in age/appearance to Ryan Reynolds/Gosling. Female protagonist, not ...
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Dead wife haunting her husband's new wife

So I remember seeing a movie about a guy who got married very fast and moved into a house with his new wife and then strange things started happening. The cat drowned in the bathtub. There was hair in ...
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Father/daughter 90s thriller with eyes in 2 different colors

I have confused the movie 'Along Came A Spider' with a different movie. The movie I am looking for is about a detective or writer who takes his daughter to this house. She is about 6 to 8 years old. ...
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Any Hollywood movies where US president was antagonist or antagonist boss? [closed]

Disputing about censorship I came to a question, were there any movies, made in Hollywood, may be in political thriller genre, where the US President (may be fictional) was an antagonist, i.e. evil? ...
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90's early 2000 movie about students kidnapping their teacher

I'm trying to identify a movie, hope that I can help you help me. The plot revolves around some highschool mature looking kids (a group that includes both girls and boys) who kidnap their teacher ...
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What's this movie where prisoners escape from a train using a magic trick?

I remember seeing the trailer for this maybe 25 years ago: Some prisoners (probably war prisoners) plan an escape from a work camp. There was a train that took them to work. A guy did this trick ...
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Movie about kids catching a neighbour murderer

This American-produced movie was stuck in my memory since my childhood, I have seen it probably 8 or 10 years ago. It was very well-produced, that a tv station aired it every month. I confused the ...
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Identify this thriller revenge movie

If I remember correctly, it is a movie about a man getting revenge by killing off another family. The main character is short and caucasian. It begins with him being shown as a homeless man with a ...
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Violent movie from <= 1980

I'm trying to find a movie that I watched on cable (HBO, in the US) in 1980 or 81 when I was a kid. It was a thriller, very violent with a fair bit of nudity and a couple of very violent scenes: A ...
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Looking for title of 80's thriller

I remember watching some probably R rated movie in the mid 80's when I was 6 or 7 on HBO but don't know the name of it. Here is all I can remember: Bad guys are chasing some small boy (maybe 11 or ...
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Movie begins (almost) with boy and girl faking car accidents to rob helpers

Released around 2002, about two juvenile delinquents, boy and girl. At the beginning of the movie, they fake car accidents and ask drivers for help, then they steal their car (or something like that). ...
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Girl ghost who kills guy driving

I really want to find the name of this scary movie I saw when I was younger. There was this ghost woman/girl who wore all white This young guy was driving in a highway at the night and crashed into ...
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Late 90s / early 2000 European Thriller / Horror involving an Internet Predator?

Looking for a late 90s / early 2000 European Thriller / Horror involving an Internet Predator. What I remember is; This aired on SBS in the early 2000s, and I remember it being fairly new looking at ...
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Which American film directed by Alfred Hitchcock shows a scene filmed in Mount Rushmore?

I must have seen this film about 50 years ago when I was a little boy. There's a lot of action, and Mount Rushmore. That's all I can remember.
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Protagonist fakes death to protect himself and family

I'm searching for movie I watched maybe 10 years ago. I don't remember its name, but in the end, a car explodes and the main character is believed to be dead, but it's just to throw off those who ...
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identify this movie about that there is no perfect crime

The movie shows us that no matter what nobody can make a perfect crime. It starts with a murder. The main actress is black and the killer. There are no suspicions about her in the whole movie. All ...
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Two teenage girls set out to prove that their principal is a murderer

I can't remember the name of this movie but it's based around two teenage girls who live close to each other and communicate through walkie talkies when at their own homes. I think one is called Jane. ...
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Woman in computer taking over while head is in the fridge

I am looking for a sci-fi movie title. Plot(what I recall anyway): A team of three computer scientists, two males (one on a wheelchair) and a female. I don't recall there name so let Adam be the male ...
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Scientists trapped underground with air running out

The movie had scientists trapped underground in some super deep research place. They could communicate with the surface but there was no oxygen or food or water exchange. So they knew they were ...
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Movie with disturbing initiation ritual (sometime 2004-2008)

It's an espionage thriller set in a college and focusing on two students. A most memorable scene is during initiation when, while struggling through one of the tasks, the protagonist sees his friend ...
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Identification of an old (black and white) drama/thriller with a twist

This one has been bugging me for years - I saw the film one afternoon about 15 years ago. Its black and white, and quite old (poss 1930's). It's set in Paris (or other European city) at some kind of ...
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A father seeks revenge on a gang who shot his family

I have seen many movies when I was young, none of which I remember the titles. This one is still stuck in my memory. This thriller (or drama) movie is about a good father who lost his son because ...
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Two sisters live together and bring home a man

So, there are two sisters who live together in a house, their father died but they have a lot of memories with him and they remember sometimes the words he used to say when they were little girls. ...
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1980's ish movie, man kills wife and police send in substitute

A movie set in rural US. This is kind of the plot - the police chief in small town figures out a women has been murdered but husband tells him she is away. To catch him out they send in a "pretend" ...
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Man killing his look-alikes, stealing their lives

Only remember about the end, two look-alikes fight over a roof with glass and one falls throught it, dying in the process. In the end, the one who survives is revealed to be the bad one.
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Girl contacts another girl in a different dimension

I watched a movie, it was released late 2013 - beginning of 2014. I'm not sure about the plot, but I will try. The movie is about a girl who found something in her room, and she could contact ...
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An artist kills and uses evidence from the scene in his paintings

All I can remember about this movie is that an art student struggles to find a medium, then he murders woman and paints them as they die (or their face in death). The police think it's a serial killer ...
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Looking for the Title of a specific horror movie

Hey everyone I've been trying to find out the name of a certain movie I've been looking for for a while; maybe someone can assist: Things I remember: Couple moves into an old mansion. Movie is in ...
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Watching TV causes man to turn to stone

I remember some movie back in the 80s, which started off with some elderly man who was watching TV at night who slowly became petrified due to his body turning to stone. HIs wife finds him and screams ...
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Teenagers with supernatural powers

I happened to see a TV programme few days back and now I have a fixation on it. The problem is I don't know the name of the movie or series whatever it was. I was thinking that if I typed in what I ...
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Identify movie about a smart phone with AI [duplicate]

All I can remember is that: Guy gets smartphone in package Smartphone is really smart and tells him things like: what slot machine to use, how to score big at blackjack, to cancel his flight which ...
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Can't think of movie name from trailer I saw

I saw a movie trailer on iTunes nearly 2 years ago and all I can vaguely remember is that it showed a guy falling through a roof (or maybe a window?) and he landed in someone's city apartment pretty ...
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Identify movie about special/secret agents

It's an american movie from the 90's or 2000-something. Roughly it has two main characters a man and woman. They are to be formed as secret agent. I only remember one passage: they are both kidnapped ...
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Hunters who hunt people through a forest

The movie starts in a forest when a few friends meet in the cottage. Next day after a party, a group of them force a guy (or guys) to run through the middle some forest (probably Alaska) and the ...
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Horror movie, father rescuing son from world found behind a mirror

The scene depicts a father, who I believe has a shotgun slung around his back, searching for his son in what I believe is a house. He hears his son calling for him, shouting for help in a ghostly ...
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Experiment in prison setting with half guards and half prisoners

I'm trying to remember the title to this movie that I saw. I know it was on HBO when I saw it about 2 years ago. The plot is this group of males are brought into this prison for an experiment. Half of ...
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A thriller about a stalking dolphin

This question should be easy to answer, but strangely, it is not. In about 1990, I watched a movie, whose title is translated into Vietnamese as "The dolphin's revenge" or "Dolphin avenges". It is ...
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A man threatens a pianist having a concert with a sniper

I was at a home party with some friends last year and I remember clearly watching a movie, where a man with sniper threatens some pianist while having a concert. He would be speaking to him through ...
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Serial killer murders newlyweds and steals their engagement rings

I watched a movie years ago where the basic plot was that a serial killer went around killing recently married couples and would take their engagement rings as a calling card. I believe one scene took ...
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Woman goes after serial killer who may have killed her sister

I'm looking to find a film I watched in the late 90's possibly early 00's. A woman goes in hunt of a serial killer. I think he may have killed her sister. It turns out that she has no leads what so ...
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Mile High Club & murderer on a plane

I'm looking for the following movie. A couple attempt to join the mile high club whilst a murderer slits the throats of some of the passengers on a plane. Before the killings, a woman suffering from ...
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What's the movie with the enchanted note that everyone who gets it dies?

It's a European thriller from the 60's-70's where a sorcerer prepares a note with ancient runes on it, which whoever receives it - dies a short time afterwards, unless he gives it to someone else (who ...
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70s\80s thriller where a girl's family members die one by one

This movie is about a family who starts having mysterious deaths. Starting with Grandma being frightened to death by an iguana in her bed. Then the brother falls of the roof trying to get a Frisbee, ...
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Possessed boy with supernatural powers

A long time ago I watched a TV series or movie where a kid is possessed and starts murdering people. The kid has supernatural powers to move things with his mind. For example he moves a scarf around a ...
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Home invasion horror thriller movie ID

A movie about a home invasion. There were more than 2 men. It was at night and there was a family: a father, mother, teenage daughter, and younger brother. I can remember a scene when they were all ...