Movies about terrorists

Movies about terrorists
List of the best movies about terrorists selected by visitors to our site: The 15:17 to Paris, 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, 22 July, Spooks: The Greater Good, Unlocked, Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins, Central Intelligence, 13 Minutes, Red Line, The Mountain II.

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

The 15:17 to Paris (2018)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama, biography
CharactersTerrorists, Heroes, Military, Soldier, Tourists
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Vacation
PlaceAfghanistan, School, Trains, Paris, France
StyleAction, By books, Heavy, Disturbing

In August 2015, an ISIS terrorist boarded train #9364 from Brussels to Paris. Armed with an AK-47 and enough ammo to kill more than 500 people, the terrorist might have succeeded except for three American friends who refused to give in to fear. One was a college student, one was a martial arts enthusiast and airman first class in the U.S. Air Force, and the other was a member of the Oregon National Guard, and all three pals proved fearless as they charged and ultimately overpowered the gunman after he emerged from a bathroom armed and ready to kill.

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military, history
CountryUSA, Malta, Morocco
CharactersCIA, Special Forces, Terrorists, Tough guys
PlotWar, On real events, Survival, Skirmishes, Death
StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing

An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.

22 July (2018)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, history
CountryNorway, Iceland, USA
CharactersTeens, Terrorists, Lawyers, Photographers, Criminals
PlotOn real events, Soccer, Death, Political, Snow
PlaceIslands, Court, Norway
StyleHeavy, Tense, Disturbing

In Norway on 22 July 2011, right-wing terrorist Anders Behring Breivik murdered 77 young people attending a Labour Party Youth Camp on Utöya Island outside of Oslo. This three-part story will focus on the survivors of the attacks, the political leadership of Norway, and the lawyers involved.

Spooks: The Greater Good (2015)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersSpy, Terrorists
PlotPursuit, Conspiracies, Missing people
PlaceEngland, London
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Tense, Serious, For men

During a handover to the head of counter-terrorism of MI5, Harry Pearce, a terrorist escapes custody. When Harry disappears soon after, his protégé is tasked with finding out what happened as an impending attack on London looms, and eventually uncovers a deadly conspiracy.

Unlocked (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller
CountryCzech Republic, Luxembourg, United Kingdom, USA, France
CharactersCIA, Spy, Terrorists

After failing to apprehend the terrorist behind a Paris attack that claimed dozens of lives, CIA agent Alice Racine is forced to live in London as a caseworker. Her mentor unexpectedly calls her back into action when the CIA discovers that another attack is imminent. Alice soon learns that the classified information she's uncovered has been compromised. Running for her life, she turns to a former soldier to help her prevent a lethal biological attack on the citizens of London.

Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins (2021)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
PlotFight, Motorcycles, Sects, Sword Battles

After saving the life of their heir apparent, tenacious loner Snake Eyes is welcomed into an ancient Japanese clan called the Arashikage where he is taught the ways of the ninja warrior. But, when secrets from his past are revealed, Snake Eyes' honor and allegiance will be tested – even if that means losing the trust of those closest to him.

Central Intelligence (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUSA, China
CharactersHackers, CIA, Spy, Gangsters, Terrorists
PlotAdventure, Martial Arts, Money, Friendship, Chase
PlaceAircraft, School, USA, Office
StyleUnexpected ending

After he reunites with an old pal through Facebook, a mild-mannered accountant is lured into the world of international espionage.

13 Minutes (2015)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, military, history
CountryGermany, Italy
CharactersTerrorists, Hitler, Musicians, Jews
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Motorcycles, Money, Friendship
PlaceVillage, Germany
TimeWorld War II
StyleAction, Serious, Disturbing

The breath-taking story of a man who nearly would have changed the world. 1939, when Hitler tricked millions of people at the height of his power, one said a radical No: Georg Elser, disparaged as an assassin, is one of the greatest resistance fighters.

Red Line (2013)
Markimdb: 4.9
PlotSurvival, Death, Hostage
PlaceTrains, Caves, Metro, USA, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Terrified commuters are on the ride of their lives when terrorists send a subway train speeding out of control during rush hour. With the saboteur among them, a group of citizens are now trapped underground and in a race against time if they hope to see daylight again. Full of fast-paced action and suspense, Redline is a thriller that will have you holding on for safety.

The Mountain II (2016)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, military
CharactersSnipers, Special Forces, Terrorists, Heroes, Journalists
PlaceHelicopters, Turkey
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

In a desolate war zone where screams of the innocent echo, on the very line between disaster and valor, 7 Maroon Berets will dance with death.

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Blackhat (2015)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CharactersHackers, Terrorists, Special agents, FBI
PlotComputers, Chase, Technology, Conspiracies
StyleExciting, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

A man is released from prison to help American and Chinese authorities pursue a mysterious cyber criminal. The dangerous search leads them from Chicago to Hong Kong.

Maze (2017)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, history
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, Germany, Sweden
CharactersTerrorists, Friends
PlotPrison Break, The escape, Hunger, Freedom, Confrontation
PlacePrison, Ireland
StylePsychological problems, Action, Tense, For men, Disturbing

Inspired by the true events of the infamous 1983 prison breakout of 38 IRA prisoners from HMP Maze, which was to become the biggest prison escape in Europe since World War II.

How I Live Now (2013)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada
CharactersTeens, Terrorists, Strong women
PlotWar, Survival
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleRomantic, Heavy, Depressive, Disturbing

An American girl on holiday in the English countryside with her family finds herself in hiding and fighting for her survival as war breaks out.

All the Devil's Men (2018)
Markimdb: 5.1
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersCIA, Terrorists, Hunters, Marines, Partners
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Tense, Disturbing

A battle-scarred War on Terror bounty hunter is forced to go to London on a manhunt for a disavowed CIA operative, which leads him into a deadly running battle with a former military comrade and his private army.

Blood Red Sky (2021)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, action, thriller
CountryGermany, USA
CharactersVampire, Terrorists, Single mothers, Mothers
PlotSupernatural, Viruses, Power, Anger

A woman with a mysterious illness is forced into action when a group of terrorists attempt to hijack a transatlantic overnight flight. In order to protect her son she will have to reveal a dark secret, and unleash the inner monster she has fought to hide.

Jarhead 3: The Siege (2016)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, drama, military, biography
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Germany
CharactersSnipers, Terrorists, Soldier
PlotWar, Skirmishes, Marine Corps, Tango
PlaceBunker, USA

Corporal Evan Albright joined the elite Marine Corps Security Guards to save the world and see some action-not necessarily in that order. But his first assignment, protecting a U. S. Embassy in a seemingly safe Middle Eastern capitol, relegates his unit to wrangling "gate groupies" protesting outside the compound and honing their marksmanship by playing video games. So Albright and his team are caught off guard when well-armed and well-trained militants launch a surprise attack aimed at killing an informant in the embassy. Heavily out-gunned, they will have to muster all the courage and fire power they can as their once routine assignment spirals into all-out war.

In the Fade (2017)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, crime
CountryGermany, France
CharactersTerrorists, Lawyers, Sisters, Birds
PlotLove, Wedding, Money, Investigation, Pursuit
PlacePrison, Sea, Court, Greece, Beach
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

Katja's life falls apart in the blink of an eye when two neo-Nazis kill her husband and 6-year-old son in a bomb attack. Her quest for justice soon pushes her to the edge as the two suspects stand trial for murder.

Assault on VA-33 (2021)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genreaction, thriller

Decorated army veteran Jason Hill is on a routine visit to the local VA hospital when organized terrorists infiltrate the building and take hostages, including a decorated general, and Hill’s wife. The highly trained veteran is outnumbered and the last line of defense, taking on a building full of armed insurgents before it’s too late.

Spectre (2015)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersHackers, Spy, Terrorists, Heroes, James Bond
PlotMartial Arts, Passion, Cars, Investigation, Chase
StyleExciting, Tense, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A cryptic message from Bond’s past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.

Sniper: Ghost Shooter (2016)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, military
CharactersSnipers, Special Forces, Terrorists, Military, Soldier
PlotSkirmishes, Weapon, Betrayal, Chase, Confrontation
PlaceBeach, Helicopters
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

Elite snipers Brandon Beckett and Richard Miller are tasked with protecting a gas pipeline from terrorists looking to make a statement. When battles with the enemy lead to snipers being killed by a ghost shooter who knows their exact location, tensions boil as a security breach is suspected. Is there someone working with the enemy on the inside? Is the mission a front for other activity? Is the Colonel pulling the strings?