Films about the border

Films about the border
List of the best films about the border, selected by visitors to our site: Antebellum, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm, Touch of Evil, Hard Target 2, 23, Teheran '43, 24 Hours to Live, The Blackout, Blue Streak, An American Rhapsody.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
PlotSlavery, Supernatural, Justice, Freedom
StyleHeavy, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Successful author Veronica finds herself trapped in a horrifying reality and must uncover the mind-bending mystery before it's too late.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersAmazons, Surgeons

14 years after making a film about his journey across the USA, Borat risks life and limb when he returns to the United States with his young daughter, and reveals more about the culture, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the political elections.

Markimdb: 8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, film noir
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersLawyers
PlotInvestigation, Border, Mystery, Blackmail
PlaceHotels, Small cities
TimeHoneymoon
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Depressive, Disturbing

When a car bomb explodes on the American side of the U.S./Mexico border, Mexican drug enforcement agent Miguel Vargas begins his investigation, along with American police captain Hank Quinlan. When Vargas begins to suspect that Quinlan and his shady partner, Menzies, are planting evidence to frame an innocent man, his investigations into their possible corruption quickly put himself and his new bride, Susie, in jeopardy.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration00:40
CharactersSnipers, Spy, Rich, Bodyguards, Tough guys
PlotSurvival, Soccer, Martial Arts, Fight, Motorcycles
PlaceVillage, Jungle, Party, USA
StyleUnexpected ending

Forced into a deadly cat-and-mouse game, a disgraced mixed martial arts fighter is hunted through the jungles of Southeast Asia.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama
CountryGermany
CharactersHackers, Spy
PlotOn real events, KGB
TimeCold War

The movie's plot is based on the true story of a group of young computer hackers from Hannover, Germany. In the late 1980s the orphaned Karl Koch invests his heritage in a flat and a home computer. At first he dials up to bulletin boards to discuss conspiracy theories inspired by his favorite novel, R.A. Wilson's "Illuminatus", but soon he and his friend David start breaking into government and military computers. Pepe, one of Karl's rather criminal acquaintances senses that there is money in computer cracking - he travels to east Berlin and tries to contact the KGB.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, crime, military
CountrySoviet Union, Luxembourg, France
CharactersStalin
PlaceParis
TimeWorld War II

Documents reveal in 1980 that the Germans planned to kill the Big Three in Teheran in 1943.This story starts in 1980 in Paris as the memories of Andrei Borodin (Igor Kostolevsky), a Soviet agent, take the action back to 1943 during the Teheran meetings of Stalin, Roosevelt and Churchill. A high-ranking Nazi officer developed a plan to assassinate the three world leaders in order to undermine the Allied forces. He commissioned the German agent Max Richard (Armen Dzhigarkhanian) to carry out his plan, but it failed miserably due to the quick action and thinking of Andrei. While in Teheran, Andrei met a French woman, Marie Louni (Natalia Belokhvostikova), living in the city and they had a brief but intense affair. Nearly four decades later, the Nazi officer has been captured - but not for long. Freed by terrorists, the officer is hunting down the German agent who failed to carry out the planned assassinations. Max lives at Françoise (Claude Jade), a young French woman, who hides him.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy
CountrySouth Africa, China, USA
Duration02:23
CharactersSnipers, Killers, Police, Tough guys, Warriors
PlotSkirmishes, Revenge, Death, Conspiracies
PlaceAircraft, Deserts, Hotels, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Tense, Disturbing

An assassin seeks redemption after being given a second chance at life.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryRussia
CharactersMilitary, Friends, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Friendship, Death, Border
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, For men

No meteorites hit Earth, no terrorists put the world in danger, no atomic war was started, but something did go wrong. Contact between most towns on Earth has been severed. A small ring-like area in Eastern Europe still has electricity, and maybe even life is being reported from the Space. What military forces find outside the Ring is shocking. There are dead corpses everywhere: in stores, in cars, on roads, in hospitals and railway stations. Who or what is destroying all life on Earth? How long will the last outpost of mankind survive?

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryGermany, USA
Duration01:33
CharactersThieves, Police, Friends, Partners
PlotRobbery, Betrayal, Toys, Gems
PlaceDeserts, Mexico, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, For men, Disturbing

Miles Logan is a jewel thief who just hit the big time by stealing a huge diamond. However, after two years in jail, he comes to find out that he hid the diamond in a police building that was being built at the time of the robbery. In an attempt to regain his diamond, he poses as a LAPD detective

Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA, Hungary
Duration01:46
CharactersFamily
PlotFriendship
TimeCold War
StyleTo cry, Touching

A Hungarian family forced to flee the Communist country for the United States, must leave a young daughter behind. Six years later the family arranges to bring the absent daughter to the United States where she has trouble adjusting. The daughter then decides to travel to Budapest to discover her identity.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, action, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersZombie, Tigers, Military
PlotRobbery, Survival, Apocalypse, Viruses
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular

Following a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of mercenaries take the ultimate gamble: venturing into the quarantine zone to pull off the greatest heist ever attempted.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
PlotHostage, Border, Seduction

The American Dream becomes a nightmare for a group of undocumented day laborers hired by a wealthy couple. What they expect to be their biggest payday turns into a terrifying fight for survival.

Markimdb: 8
Genredrama
CountryGreece, West Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, France
Duration02:07
CharactersSoldier
PlotTravel
PlaceGermany
StyleTouching

Two children search for their father who is supposed to live in Germany. Their obsession for this father figure will take them to the boundaries between childhood and adolescence.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Snipers, Mafia, Lifeguards, Defenders
PlotSkirmishes, Road adventures, Border, The escape, Money
PlaceHotels, USA
StyleFor men

Jim Hanson’s quiet life is suddenly disturbed by two people crossing the US/Mexico border – a woman and her young son – desperate to flee a Mexican cartel. After a shootout leaves the mother dead, Jim becomes the boy’s reluctant defender. He embraces his role as Miguel’s protector and will stop at nothing to get him to safety, as they go on the run from the relentless assassins.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography, history
CountryChile, Argentina, France, Spain, USA
Duration02:00
CharactersDogs, Horses, Poets
PlotOn real events, Death, Weapon, Border, Snow
PlaceHotels
StyleFascinating, Serious, Disturbing

It’s 1948 and the Cold War has arrived in Chile. In the Congress, prominent Communist Senator and popular poet Pablo Neruda accuses the government of betraying the Party and is stripped of his parliamentary immunity by President González Videla. The Chief of Investigative Police instructs inspector Óscar Peluchonneau to arrest the poet. Neruda tries to escape from the country with his wife, the painter Delia del Carril, but they are forced to go underground.

Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
CharactersTransgender people, Terminally ill
PlotOn real events, Death, Uprising, Rivalry
PlaceCourt, Hospitals, Texas, Mexico, USA
StyleInteresting, Psychological problems, Soulful, Explicit scenes, Touching

Loosely based on the true-life tale of Ron Woodroof, a drug-taking, women-loving, homophobic man who in 1986 was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and given thirty days to live.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:38
CharactersSnipers, Terrorists, Lifeguards
PlotOn real events, Hostage, Border
StyleTense, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

February 1976. Somalian rebels hijack a school bus carrying 21 French children and their teacher in Djibouti City. When the terrorists drive it to a no-man’s-land on the border between Somalia and French territory, the French Government sends out a newly formed elite squad to rescue the hostages. Within a few hours, the highly trained team arrives to the crisis area, where the Somalian National Army has taken position behind the barbed wire on the border. The French unit is left with very few options to rescue the hostages. As the volatile situation unravels, the French men quickly come up with a daring plan: carry out a simultaneous 5 men sniper attack to get the children and the teacher out safely. A true story.

Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, military
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:38

Command of one of the Soviet divisions becomes aware of the alleged enemy counterattack. The scouts sent into the enemy's rear to refine the data returned. A new group of seven scouts, called "The Star", headed by Lieutenant lieutenant. Returning after a job, the group suddenly found with the German squad. After sending one of the scouts with a report, the lieutenant lieutenant with his friends enter into mortal combat with the enemy ...

Markimdb: 5
Genrethriller, drama
CountryGermany, Denmark
PlotTravel, Drug addict, Border
PlaceGermany
StyleFascinating, Tense, Touching, Disturbing

Successful businesswoman Maria has achieved everything except what she wants the most - a baby of her own. She decides to deal with the matter by herself and embarks on a desperate and dangerous journey in order to make her dream come true.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersDogs, Friends, Losers, Partners, Architects
PlotAdventure, Travel

Peter Highman must scramble across the US in five days to be present for the birth of his first child. He gets off to a bad start when his wallet and luggage are stolen, and put on the 'no-fly' list. Peter embarks on a terrifying journey when he accepts a ride from an actor.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersHeroes, Military, Priests
PlotWar, Martial Arts, Revenge, Death, Chase
PlaceVietnam, Asia
StyleExciting, Serious, For men, Disturbing

When Colonel James Braddock is told that his Asian wife and 12-year-old son are still alive in Communist Vietnam, he mounts a one-man assault to free them. Armed with the latest high-tech firepower, Braddock fights his way into the heart of the country and ends up battling his way out with several dozen abused Amerasian children in tow! Struggling to keep them alive while outmaneuvering a sadistic Vietnamese officer, Braddock ignites the jungle in a blazing cross-country race for freedom.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, adventure
CountryGermany
Duration01:39
PlotTravel

Can Daniel follow the sun from Hamburg to the Bosporus by Friday to meet his love?

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, drama
CountryMexico, USA
CharactersCriminals
PlotBorder
PlaceDeserts, Mexico, USA
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Arnulfo Rubio smuggles weapons from Arizona to Mexico for a drug cartel, but he is being investigated by agent Harris. When agent Harris blows his covers, he and Arnulfo end up in a journey where he will be the hostage of this young criminal.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotPolitical
PlaceEngland, New York
StyleRomantic, Fancy

A tiny European country which for years has survived financially only through evading its bills and smuggling is finally facing bankruptcy, when a rich American agrees to save the place by buying it. But before, the deal is closed, he dies. His nearest relative and heir turns out to be a young woman with high ethical and democratic standards, but no experience with money, or affairs of state, or Europe. A charming young English visitor helps her to muddle through. Comedy and romance follow.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:13
CharactersSpy, Military, Friends, Soldier
PlotWar, Friendship, Border
PlaceAsia, Korea
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious

In 1951 ceasefire is declared, but two remaining armies fought their final battle on the front line Towards the end of the Korean War, a South Korean battalion is fiercely battling over a hill on the front line border against the North in order to capture a strategic point that would determine the new border between two nations. The ownership of this small patch of land would swap multiple times each day. Kang is dispatched to the front line in order to investigate the tacit case that’s been happening there. But he gets spiraled into the war that’s more terrifying than death itself when he meets his friend Kim, who has transformed into a war machine, and his unit. As the countdown for ceasefire begins, both sides become more vicious, resulting in deaths of countless lives until the last man could claim the land.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersWriters, Friends
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Political, Border
PlaceTrains, Germany, Berlin
TimeWorld War II
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Gloomy, Touching, Serious

At the behest of an old and dear friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany.

Markimdb: 4.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersReporters
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Border, Conspiracies, Missing people
PlaceMexico
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

A female American reporter searches for her missing brother against the backdrop of violence and human smuggling across the US/Mexican border.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryGermany
Duration01:45
PlaceSea, Germany, Small cities
TimeCold War
StylePsychological problems, Action, Soulful, Atmospheric, Gloomy

It is the summer of 1980 in East Germany and, alone, Barbara is confined to living and working as a doctor in a small provincial town - her punishment for attempting to emigrate to the West. She has only one focus; to escape and for this, she has to wait patiently. Until Andre, her supervisor in the hospital, takes her off course. Are his motives of love or duty to the authorities? The day-to-day pretense, and content supervision slowly take their toll as the tension builds.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:02
CharactersHired assassins, Partners
PlotRobbery, Bank robbery, Chase, Rivalry
PlacePrison, Texas, Mexico
StyleExciting, Tense, For men, Disturbing

A recently released ex-convict and his loyal wife go on the run after a heist goes wrong.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:12
CharactersSpy, Military, Poor
PlotMoney, Political, Border, Hunger, Freedom
PlaceKorea
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense, Makes me think, Depressive

A poor North Korean fisherman finds himself an accidental defector, and is groomed to be a spy by an ambitious South Korean military officer.





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