Movies about terrorists

Movies about terrorists
List of the best movies about terrorists selected by visitors to our site: 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, Zero Dark Thirty, 7 Days in Entebbe, Munich, Argo, Neerja, United 93, Patriots Day, 22 July, In the Fade.

In the top there are new films of 2023, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military, history
CountryUSA, Malta, Morocco
Duration02:20

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.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, military, history
CountryUSA, United Arab Emirates
Duration02:37

    A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6 in May, 2011.

    Markimdb: 5.8
    Genreaction, thriller, drama, history
    CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France, Malta
    Duration02:28

    In 1976, four hijackers take over an Air France airplane with 248 passengers on board and force it to land in Entebbe, Uganda.

    Markimdb: 7.5
    Genrethriller, drama, history
    CountryFrance, Canada, USA
    Duration02:44

    During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and execute those responsible for the attack.

    Markimdb: 7.7
    Genrethriller, drama, biography
    CountryUSA, United Kingdom
    Duration02:00

    As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA 'exfiltration' specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian ambassador.

    Markimdb: 7.6
    Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
    CountryIndia
    Duration02:37

    Neerja is a portrayal on the life of the courageous Neerja Bhanot, who sacrificed her life while protecting the lives of 359 passengers on the Pan Am flight 73 in 1986. The flight was hijacked by a terrorist organization.

    Markimdb: 7.6
    Genreaction, thriller, drama, history
    CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France
    Duration01:51

    A real time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on 9/11 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.

    Markimdb: 7.3
    Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, history
    CountryUSA, Hong Kong
    Duration02:46

    An account of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis's actions in the events leading up to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists behind it.

    Markimdb: 6.8
    Genrethriller, drama, crime, history
    CountryNorway, Iceland, USA
    Duration02:45

    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.

    Markimdb: 7.1
    Genredrama, crime
    CountryGermany, France
    Duration01:21

    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.

    Markimdb: 6.9
    Genreaction, thriller, detective
    CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA, Canada
    Duration01:46

    Bill Marks is a burned-out veteran of the Air Marshals service. He views the assignment not as a life-saving duty, but as a desk job in the sky. However, today's flight will be no routine trip. Shortly into the transatlantic journey from New York to London, he receives a series of mysterious text messages ordering him to have the government transfer $150 million into a secret account, or a passenger will die every 20 minutes.

    Markimdb: 4.3
    Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
    CountryUSA

    Jesse Freeman is a former special forces officer and explosives expert now working a regular job as a security guard in a state-of-the-art basketball arena. Trouble erupts when a tech-savvy cadre of terrorists kidnap the team's owner and Jesse's daughter during opening night. Facing a ticking clock and impossible odds, it's up to Jesse to not only save them but also a full house of fans in this highly charged action thriller.

    Markimdb: 7.1
    Genrethriller, drama, crime
    CountryUSA
    Duration01:37

    A convert to Islam sends the U.S. government a tape showing him in three nondescript storage rooms, each of which may contain a nuclear bomb set to detonate in less than a week. Helen Brody, an FBI agent in L.A., is tasked with finding the bombs while a CIA "consultant", known as H, interrogates the suspect who has allowed himself to be caught. The suspect, whose wife and children have left him and disappeared, seems to know exactly what the interrogation will entail. Even as H ratchets up the pressure, using torture over Brody's objection, the suspect doesn't crack. Should H do the unthinkable, and will Brody acquiesce? Is any Constitutional principle worth possible loss of life?

    Markimdb: 4.5
    Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
    CountryAustralia, USA

    A U.S. Army Captain uses her years of tactical training to save humanity from sixteen nuclear missiles launched at the U.S. as a violent attack threatens her remote missile interceptor station.

    Markimdb: 4.8
    Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama
    CountryUSA
    Duration01:30

    A Marine must do whatever it takes to save his kidnapped sister and stop a terrorist attack masterminded by a radical militia group.

    Markimdb: 6.3
    Genreaction, thriller
    CountryCzech Republic, Luxembourg, United Kingdom, USA, France
    Duration01:02

    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.

    Markimdb: 5.3
    Genrethriller, drama, biography
    CountryUSA
    Duration02:18

    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.

    Markimdb: 6.2
    Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Duration01:32

    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.

    Markimdb: 4.8
    Genreaction, thriller
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Duration01:35

    A British Special Boat Service commando tracks down an international terrorist cell.

    Markimdb: 6.2
    Genreaction, thriller, drama, history
    CountryUnited Kingdom, New Zealand
    Duration02:20

    In April 1980, armed gunmen stormed the Iranian Embassy in Princes Gate, London and took all inside hostage. Over the next six days a tense standoff took place, all the while a group of highly trained soldiers from the SAS prepared for a raid the world had never seen the likes of.

    Markimdb: 5.3
    Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure, crime
    CountryUSA

    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.

    Markimdb: 3.8
    Genreaction, drama
    CountryUSA

    Secret-service agent Vic Davis is on his way to pick up his estranged son, Sean, from his college campus when he finds himself in the middle of a high-stakes terrorist operation. His son's friend Erin Walton, the daughter of Supreme Court Justice Walton is the target, and this armed faction will stop at nothing to kidnap her and use her as leverage for a pending landmark legal case.

    Markimdb: 6.1
    Genrehorror, action, thriller
    CountryGermany, USA

    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.

    Markimdb: 6.2
    Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
    CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
    Duration01:36

    A terrorist attack in London results in the capture of suspect, and the attorney general appoints Claudia Simmons-Howe as special advocate on his defence team. On the eve of the trial, the accused's attorney dies and a new one, Martin Rose, steps in. Martin and Claudia are former lovers—a fact which must remain hidden—and, as Martin assembles his case, he uncovers a sinister conspiracy that places him and Claudia in danger.

    Markimdb: 6.7
    Genrethriller, detective
    CountryRussia, USA, United Kingdom, Cyprus

    Looking to investigate recruitment techniques of ISIS to lure women into Syria, Amy Whitaker, a journalist, creates a Facebook profile of a Muslim convert. When an ISIS recruiter contacts her online character, she experiences the process first hand.

    Markimdb: 7.6
    Genreaction, thriller, drama, history
    CountryUSA, Australia
    Duration01:51

    Mumbai, India, November 26, 2008. While several terrorists spread hatred and death through the city, others attack the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel. Both hotel staff and guests risk their lives, making unthinkable sacrifices to protect themselves and keep everyone safe while help arrives.

    Markimdb: 6.8
    Genrethriller, drama
    CountryUSA
    Duration02:02

    When an Egyptian terrorism suspect "disappears" on a flight from Africa to Washington DC, his American wife and a CIA analyst find themselves caught up in a struggle to secure his release from a secret detention facility somewhere outside the US.

    Markimdb: 6.4
    Genreaction, thriller, crime
    CountryUSA, United Kingdom
    Duration01:42

    Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime.

    Markimdb: 5.6
    Genreaction, drama, military
    CountryRussia
    Duration01:20

    The ruthless extremist Bazgaev responsible for terrorist attacks which lead to deaths of hundreds of civilians, among them school children, is planning new actions. A group of security officers is to track and destroy him. Based on a true story.

    Markimdb: 7
    Genreaction, drama, military, biography
    CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Germany
    Duration02:03

    Jarhead is a film about a US Marine Anthony Swofford’s experience in the Gulf War. After putting up with an arduous boot camp, Swafford and his unit are sent to the Persian Gulf where they are eager to fight, but are forced to stay back from the action. Swofford struggles with the possibility of his girlfriend cheating on him, and as his mental state deteriorates, his desire to kill increases.

    Markimdb: 3.7
    Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy
    CountryUSA
    Duration01:34

    Moments after parachuting from Flight 777, a former Marine and a flight attendant find themselves descending into a world of madness. Panic and chaos plague the streets, cities are on fire, and they're being hunted by a team of mercenaries.

    Markimdb: 5.8
    Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
    CountryUSA, Hong Kong, China, Canada, Denmark, Germany, United Kingdom
    Duration01:41

    The city needs heroes. Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and discover their destiny as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Turtles must work with fearless reporter April and her wise-cracking cameraman Vern Fenwick to save the city and unravel Shredder's diabolical plan.

    Markimdb: 7.5
    Genredrama
    CountryIsrael, USA, Germany
    Duration01:31

    Two young men — a Palestinian grad student and an Israeli lawyer — meet and fall in love amidst personal and political intrigue in this striking debut feature from Israeli director Michael Mayer.

    Markimdb: 6.8
    Genreaction, thriller, adventure
    CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
    Duration02:32

    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.

    Markimdb: 5.4
    Genrethriller, drama
    CountryUSA

    Former top U.S. security adviser Elizabeth "Libby" Lamm is threatened by associates from her dark past including Rachel Burke a steely, commanding politician with an unwavering knack for achieving her goals. Colluding with Rachel is Adrian, an unyielding, patriotic chief of staff. Martin harbors another type of obsession with Libby in this story of betrayal and regret.

    Markimdb: 6.5
    Genreaction, drama, military, history
    CountryUSA
    Duration02:34

    A team of CIA agents and special forces head into Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks in an attempt to dismantle the Taliban.

    Markimdb: 7.1
    Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime, detective
    CountryUSA, Mexico, Hong Kong
    Duration02:09

    FBI agent Matt Graver teams up with operative Alejandro Gillick to prevent Mexican drug cartels from smuggling terrorists across the U.S. border.

    Markimdb: 6.4
    Genreaction, thriller
    CountryUSA
    Duration02:25

    After a treacherous attack, Secret Service agent Mike Banning is charged with attempting to assassinate President Trumbull. Chased by his own colleagues and the FBI, Banning begins a race against the clock to clear his name.

    Markimdb: 4.4
    Genreaction, thriller, crime
    CountryDenmark, France, Belgium, Italy, Netherlands, USA, United Kingdom
    Duration01:30

    Seeking justice for his partner’s murder by an ISIS member, a Copenhagen police officer finds himself caught in a cat and mouse game with a duplicitous CIA agent who is using the killer as a pawn to trap other ISIS members.

    Markimdb: 7.7
    Genreaction, thriller, adventure
    CountryUSA, China, France, Norway, United Kingdom
    Duration02:28

    When an IMF mission ends badly, the world is faced with dire consequences. As Ethan Hunt takes it upon himself to fulfill his original briefing, the CIA begin to question his loyalty and his motives. The IMF team find themselves in a race against time, hunted by assassins while trying to prevent a global catastrophe.

    Markimdb: 4.5
    Genreaction, crime
    CountryUSA

    After an illustrious special ops career ends in disaster, Alexander goes off the grid and attempts to lead a quiet life as a handyman at an apartment complex. But when one of his tenants and her family fall under the thumb of a Russian gangster, Alexander is dragged into an all-out war between rival Chinese and Russian gangs; forcing him to not only defend the family, but bringing him face to face with an old foe, and giving him one more chance to reconcile his past.

    Markimdb: 6.1
    Genreaction, thriller
    CountryUSA, China, Colombia
    Duration02:33

    An elite group of American operatives, aided by a top-secret tactical command team, must transport an asset who holds life-threatening information to an extraction point 22 miles away through the hostile streets of an Asian city.

    Markimdb: 5.3
    Genreaction, thriller, crime
    CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Hungary
    Duration01:41

    Iconoclastic, take-no-prisoners cop John McClane, finds himself for the first time on foreign soil after traveling to Moscow to help his wayward son Jack - unaware that Jack is really a highly-trained CIA operative out to stop a nuclear weapons heist. With the Russian underworld in pursuit, and battling a countdown to war, the two McClanes discover that their opposing methods make them unstoppable heroes.

    Markimdb: 4.9
    Genreaction, adventure, crime
    CountryUSA
    Duration02:42

    International master thief, Simon Templar, also known as The Saint, is asked by a desperate rich man to find his kidnapped daughter. However, in addition to evading the authorities, Simon must face a dangerous adversary from his past.

    Markimdb: 6.3
    Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
    CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA, Belgium, Luxembourg, China, Germany
    Duration02:25

    Michael Mason is an American pickpocket living in Paris who finds himself hunted by the CIA when he steals a bag that contains more than just a wallet. Sean Briar, the field agent on the case, soon realises that Michael is just a pawn in a much bigger game and is also his best asset to uncover a large-scale conspiracy.

    Markimdb: 7.2
    Genreaction, drama, military, history
    CountryUSA
    Duration02:06

    Action drama series inspired by the real missions of Navy SEAL Team Six.

    Markimdb: 7.1
    Genreaction, drama, military
    CountryUSA

    When ISIS took their homes, families and city, one group of men fought to take it all back. Based on true events, this is the story of the Nineveh SWAT team, a renegade police unit who waged a guerrilla operation against ISIS in a desperate struggle to save their home city of Mosul.

    Markimdb: 4.6
    Genreaction, thriller, drama
    CountryUSA

    Having just returned home, decorated U.S. Marine Captain Brad Paxton's wife, Kate, is kidnapped by a terrorist group while working in Morocco. He is forced back into action for a daring and deadly operation to save the woman he loves.

    Markimdb: 8.1
    Genredrama, crime
    CountryUSA

    Ted Kaczynski, the infamous Unabomber, wants to destroy modern technology to create a world for himself in the Montana wilderness.

    Markimdb: 6.5
    Genrethriller, drama, crime, military, biography
    CountryUSA
    Duration02:15

    Nate Foster, a young, idealistic FBI agent, goes undercover to take down a radical white supremacy terrorist group. The bright up-and-coming analyst must confront the challenge of sticking to a new identity while maintaining his real principles as he navigates the dangerous underworld of white supremacy. Inspired by real events.




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