Movies about terrorists

Movies about terrorists
List of the best movies about terrorists selected by visitors to our site: Patriots Day, Zero Dark Thirty, 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, Neerja, 22 July, The 15:17 to Paris, Welcome to Sudden Death, Hotel Mumbai, Munich, The Kingdom.

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Genre
Country
Patriots Day (2016)
Markimdb: 7.4
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.

Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
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.

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)
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.

Neerja (2016)
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.

22 July (2018)
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.

The 15:17 to Paris (2018)
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.

Welcome to Sudden Death (2020)
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.

Hotel Mumbai (2019)
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.

Munich (2005)
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.

The Kingdom (2007)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Germany, United Arab Emirates
Duration01:50

A team of U.S. government agents is sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East.

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Hostages (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, biography, history
CountryGeorgia, Poland, Russia
Duration01:43

Soviet Georgia, 1983. Preparations for Nika and Ana's wedding are in full swing and it's a big day for both of their elite families. For the newlyweds and their friends, however, the celebrations are in fact part of a cover-up, as they plot an audacious escape from the Soviet Union.

Unthinkable (2010)
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?

Argo (2012)
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.

United 93 (2006)
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.

6 Days (2017)
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.

7 Days in Entebbe (2018)
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.

Executive Decision (1996)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:13

Terrorists hijack a 747 inbound to Washington D.C., demanding the the release of their imprisoned leader. Intelligence expert David Grant (Kurt Russell) suspects another reason and he is soon the reluctant member of a special assault team that is assigned to intercept the plane and hijackers.

Air Force One (1997)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:04

Russian terrorists conspire to hijack the aircraft with the president and his family on board. The commander in chief finds himself facing an impossible predicament: give in to the terrorists and sacrifice his family, or risk everything to uphold his principles - and the integrity of the nation.

Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Bulgaria
Duration02:00

When the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus") is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As the national security team scrambles to respond, they are forced to rely on Banning's inside knowledge to help retake the White House, save the President and avert an even bigger disaster.

Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryFrance, USA
Duration01:40

A passenger train has been hijacked by an electronics expert and turned into an untraceable command center for a weapons satellite. He has planned to blow up Washington DC and only one man can stop him, former Navy SEAL Casey Ryback.

White House Down (2013)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:11

Capitol Policeman John Cale has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer. Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is overtaken by a heavily armed paramilitary group. Now, with the nation's government falling into chaos and time running out, it's up to Cale to save the president, his daughter, and the country.

Bel Canto (2018)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:28

A famous opera singer is held hostage in South America by a guerrilla rebel group after performing at a Japanese businessman's lavish birthday party. Unexpected bonds are forged in the standoff that ensues.

The Last Trial (2018)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryRussia

The house of culture “Mir” (from Russian: “Peace”) is being taken over by masked people. People who came to the premiere of the show have to face death. Now they are to pass a dreadful challenge, preserving their dignity and courage. This is a thriller about the struggle against the world evil, terrorism, and a win of the word over weapons. The dramatic and emotional story embraces everything — struggle, confrontation, betrayal, heroic deeds, and love!

Eye in the Sky (2015)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada
Duration02:20

A UK-based military officer in command of a top secret drone operation to capture terrorists in Kenya discovers the targets are planning a suicide bombing and the mission escalates from “capture” to “kill.” As American pilot Steve Watts is about to engage, a nine-year old girl enters the kill zone, triggering an international dispute reaching the highest levels of US and British government over the moral, political, and personal implications of modern warfare.

Die Hard (1988)
Duration02:13

NYPD cop, John McClane's plan to reconcile with his estranged wife is thrown for a serious loop when minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is overtaken by a group of terrorists. With little help from the LAPD, wisecracking McClane sets out to single-handedly rescue the hostages and bring the bad guys down.

Speed (1994)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:56

Los Angeles SWAT cop Jack Traven is up against bomb expert Howard Payne, who's after major ransom money. First it's a rigged elevator in a very tall building. Then it's a rigged bus--if it slows, it will blow, bad enough any day, but a nightmare in LA traffic. And that's still not the end.

The Foreigner (2017)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, China, USA, India
Duration02:12

Quan is a humble London businessman whose long-buried past erupts in a revenge-fueled vendetta when the only person left for him to love – his teenage daughter – dies in a senseless act of politically-motivated terrorism. His relentless search to find the terrorists leads to a cat-and-mouse conflict with a British government official whose own past may hold the clues to the identities of the elusive killers.

The Hurt Locker (2008)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:06

Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential enemy and every object could be a deadly bomb.

Special Forces (2011)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryFrance
Duration01:44

Afghanistan. War correspondent Elsa Casanova is taken hostage by the Taliban. Faced with her imminent execution, a Special Forces unit is dispatched to free her. In some of the world’s most breathtaking yet hostile landscapes, a relentless pursuit begins between her kidnappers who have no intention of letting their prey escape them and a group of soldiers who risk their lives in pursuit of their single aim – to bring her home alive. This strong, independent woman and these men of duty are thrown together and forced to confront situations of great danger that inextricably bind them – emotionally, violently and intimately.

Non-Stop (2014)
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.




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