Blackmail Movies

List of the best blackmail movies selected by visitors to our site: The Rock, The Good German, Seven Days, Crimes and Misdemeanors, About Businessman Foma, Burn After Reading, Paranoia, Brawl in Cell Block 99, The Hatton Garden Job, Overdrive.

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The Rock (1996)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 7.4)
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CharactersTerrorists, Partners, FBI
PlotWeapon, Chase, Hostage, Blackmail, Skirmishes
PlacePrison, Islands, Helicopters
StyleAction, Exciting, Tense, For men

FBI chemical warfare expert Stanley Goodspeed is sent on an urgent mission with a former British spy, John Patrick Mason, to stop Gen. Francis X. Hummel from launching chemical weapons on Alcatraz Island into San Francisco. Gen. Hummel demands $100 million in war reparations to be paid to the families of slain servicemen who died on covert operations. After their SEAL team is wiped out, Stanley and John deal with the soldiers on their own.

The Good German (2006)
Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CharactersJews, Scientists, Spy, Friends, Military
PlotLove, Survival, Investigation, Blackmail, Justice, Mystery
PlaceGermany, Berlin
StyleAtmospheric, Disturbing, Smart, Gloomy, By books

An American journalist arrives in Berlin just after the end of World War Two. He becomes involved in a murder mystery surrounding a dead GI who washes up at a lakeside mansion during the Potsdam negotiations between the Allied powers. Soon his investigation connects with his search for his married pre-war German lover.

Seven Days (2007)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrethriller, crime
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersManiacs, Killers, Lawyers, Single mothers, Mothers, Detectives
PlotAbduction, Competitions, Blackmail
PlaceKorea, Court

A successful lawyer who, in order to save her daughter, is pressured into defending the innocence of a man slated to receive the death penalty.

Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersDoctors, Lovers, Blind
PlotRelationship, Blackmail, Justice
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleSoulful, Makes me think, Smart, Gloomy

An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.

About Businessman Foma (1993)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, drama
PlaceRussia, Village

Foma, a kolkhoz employee, decides to build a pay toilet in his village. Bit not all the villagers like the idea...

Burn After Reading (2008)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7)
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France
CharactersSpy, CIA, Writers
PlotBlackmail, Divorce, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Smart

When a disc containing memoirs of a former CIA analyst falls into the hands of Linda Litzke and Chad Feldheimer, the two gym employees see a chance to make enough money for her to have life-changing cosmetic surgery. Predictably, events whirl out of control for the duo doofuses and those in their orbit.

Paranoia (2013)
Mark6.2 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA, India, France
CharactersPresidential, Spy, Bodyguards
PlotBlackmail, Rivalry, Cheating
StyleAction, Exciting, Tense, Disturbing

An entry-level employee at a powerful corporation finds himself occupying a corner office, but at a dangerous price: he must spy on his boss's old mentor to secure for him a multi-billion dollar advantage.

Brawl in Cell Block 99 (2017)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.1)
Genredrama, crime
CharactersPregnant, Family
PlotLove, Blackmail, Abduction
StyleAction, Heavy, Exciting, Tense

After working as a drug courier and getting into a brutal shootout with police, a former boxer finds himself at the mercy of his enemies as they force him to instigate violent acts that turn the prison he resides in into a battleground.

The Hatton Garden Job (2017)
Mark9 (imdb: 5.7)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersMafia, Scammers, Police, Friends
PlotRobbery, Blackmail

In April 2015, the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit Company, an underground safe deposit facility in London's Hatton Garden area, was burgled by 4 elderly men. With the stolen property having a value of up to £200 million, the incident has been called the "largest burglary in English history".

Overdrive (2017)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller
CountryFrance, Belgium, USA
CharactersMafia, Brothers, Friends
PlotChase, Blackmail

Master car thieves square off against French gangsters in the South of France with money, women and lives all on the line.

All the Money in the World (2017)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUSA, Italy, United Kingdom
CharactersMafia, Police, Detectives, Mothers, Billionaires, Old man, Rich
PlotLove, Abduction, Investigation, Blackmail, Death, Money, On real events
PlaceUSA, Italy
TimeNew Year
StyleAction, Heavy, Fascinating

The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom.

Burn Out (2018)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller
CountryFrance, Belgium
PlotSports, Blackmail

Tony, a promising young motorcycle racer, is forced to do perilous drug runs to save the mother of his child from a dangerous mobster.

Child 44 (2015)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Romania, Russia
CharactersManiacs, Pregnant, Police, Photographers, Serial killers, Military
PlotInvestigation, Relationship, Power, The escape, Blackmail, Adoption, Political, Justice, Uprising
PlaceSchool, Forest, Trains, USSR, Russia
StyleDisturbing, Action, Tense, Creepy

Set in Stalin-era Soviet Union, a disgraced MGB agent is dispatched to investigate a series of child murders -- a case that begins to connect with the very top of party leadership.

Conviction (2016)
Markimdb: 7.2
CharactersLawyers, Police
PlotInvestigation, Blackmail
PlaceNew York, USA

A brilliant young attorney, who is also the daughter of a former U.S. president, is blackmailed to head up LA's new Conviction Integrity Unit. She and her team investigate cases where people may have been wrongly convicted.

Tickled (2016)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredocumentary, detective
CountryNew Zealand
PlotRevenge, Money, Investigation, Fear, Power, Blackmail

Journalist David Farrier stumbles upon a mysterious tickling competition online. As he delves deeper he comes up against fierce resistance, but that doesn’t stop him getting to the bottom of a story stranger than fiction.

King Cobra (2016)
Mark1 (imdb: 5.6)
Genredrama, crime
CharactersGay, Horses, Photographers
PlotDeath, Blackmail, Weapon, Money, Computers, Internet, On real events
PlaceUSA, Beach
StyleAction, Disturbing

Based on a stranger than fiction true story, King Cobra is a deliciously dark, twisted plunge into the behind-the-scenes world of the pornography industry. A young Sean Paul Lockhart (using the stage name 'Brent Corrigan') is a fresh-faced wannabe adult video performer. He is moulded into a star by Stephen (aka Bryan Kocis), a closeted gay porn mogul who runs the skin flick empire Cobra Video from his seemingly ordinary suburban home. But as Brent’s rise and demands for money put him at odds with his boss, he also attracts the attention of a rival producer, Joseph Kerekes, and his unstable lover, Harlow Cuadra, who will stop at nothing to squash Cobra Video and steal its number one star.

Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions! Take On Me (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, cartoon
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Wedding, Love, Relationship, Moving, Blackmail
PlaceSchool, Japan, Trains, Italy

Yuuta and Rikka are in their third year of high school. One day in Spring, Touka declares that she will take Rikka to Italy with her, as her job has stabilized there and thinks they should migrate together as a family. Touka is also worried about Rikka not being competent enough to advance to universities in Japan. The gangs from the club suggested Yuuta, who doesn't want to be separated, to elope with Rikka!! A runaway drama throughout Japan begins.

Mata Hari (2017)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.3)
Genredrama, history
CountryRussia, Portugal, Ukraine
CharactersFriends, Priests
PlotDancing, Revenge, Blackmail

A sex icon becomes a spy during one of the most important wars of the 20th century.

War on Everyone (2016)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotAdventure, Confrontation, Blackmail, Skirmishes

Two corrupt cops in New Mexico set out to blackmail and frame every criminal unfortunate enough to cross their path. Things take a sinister turn, however, when they try to intimidate someone who is more dangerous than they are. Or is he?

Untouchable (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotLove, Investigation, Betrayal, Blackmail

The inside story of the rise and fall of Harvey Weinstein reveals how, over decades, he acquired and protected his power even when scandal threatened to engulf him. Former colleagues and accusers detail the method and consequences of his alleged abuse, hoping for justice and also to inspire change.