The Best Terrorism Movies Films

The Best Terrorism Movies

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List Criteria: Movies on this list should have a terrorism plot point in the film.

A list of the best terrorism movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This terrorism movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about terrorism are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about terrorism you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous terrorism movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these terrorism movie titles for more information about the films.

This list is made up of a variety of items, including Body of Lies and From Paris with Love.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best terrorism movies?" and "What is the greatest terrorism movie of all time?"

Various bits of information are included with these popular terrorism movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these terrorism movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good terrorism movies can be enjoyed no matter what.


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  1. 1
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    The Kingdom

    Jennifer Garner, Minka Kelly, Jamie Foxx

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  2. 2
    + 98
    - 27
    Body of Lies

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong

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  3. 3
    + 118
    - 47
    Munich

    Daniel Craig, Eric Bana, Geoffrey Rush

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  4. 4
    + 121
    - 52
    Die Hard

    Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia

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  5. 5
    + 88
    - 32
    The Siege

    Bruce Willis, Denzel Washington, Annette Bening

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  6. 6
    + 86
    - 31
    Air Force One

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    Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close

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  7. 7
    + 133
    - 66
    The Dark Knight

    Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman

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  8. 8
    + 62
    - 22
    Traitor

    Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Jeff Daniels

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  9. 9
    + 30
    - 4
    Unthinkable

    added by prasadkv
    Samuel L. Jackson, Carrie-Anne Moss, Michael Sheen

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  10. 10
    + 62
    - 28
    True Lies

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eliza Dushku, Jamie Lee Curtis

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  11. 11
    + 41
    - 13
    Arlington Road

    Jeff Bridges, Tim Robbins, Joan Cusack

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  12. 12
    + 48
    - 22
    United 93

    Olivia Thirlby, Cheyenne Jackson, Denny Dillon

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  13. 13
    + 36
    - 13
    The Sum of All Fears

    Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman, Liev Schreiber

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  14. 14
    + 32
    - 11
    Spy Game

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    Brad Pitt, Robert Redford, Charlotte Rampling

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  15. 15
    + 43
    - 22
    World Trade Center

    Nicolas Cage, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Maria Bello

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  16. 16
    + 33
    - 14
    The Devil's Own

    Brad Pitt, Harrison Ford, Julia Stiles

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  17. 17
    + 31
    - 13
    From Paris with Love

    John Travolta, Kelly Preston, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

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  18. 18
    + 46
    - 26
    White House Down

    added by wiabux
    Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal

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  19. 19
    + 27
    - 12
    Swordfish

    added by wiabux
    Halle Berry, John Travolta, Hugh Jackman

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  20. 20
    + 29
    - 14
    Four Lions

    Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Morris, Riz Ahmed

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  21. 21
    + 24
    - 11
    Patriot Games

    Harrison Ford, Samuel L. Jackson, James Earl Jones

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  22. 22
    + 31
    - 20
    In the Name of the Father

    Daniel Day-Lewis, Emma Thompson, Tom Wilkinson

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  23. 23
    + 18
    - 8
    The Peacemaker

    added by wiabux
    Nicole Kidman, George Clooney, Tamara Tunie

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  24. 24
    + 24
    - 14
    Red Dawn

    added by wiabux
    Charlie Sheen, Patrick Swayze, Lea Thompson

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  25. 25
    + 26
    - 16
    The Delta Force

    Chuck Norris, Lee Marvin, Shelley Winters

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  26. 26
    + 12
    - 3
    Executive Decision

    added by wiabux
    Halle Berry, Steven Seagal, Kurt Russell

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  27. 27
    + 23
    - 14
    Angels & Demons

    Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, Stellan Skarsgård

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  28. 28
    + 27
    - 18
    Under Siege

    Steven Seagal, Tommy Lee Jones, Gary Busey

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  29. 29
    + 17
    - 10
    The Baader Meinhof Complex

    Alexandra Lara, Bruno Ganz, Nadja Uhl

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  30. 30
    + 14
    - 9
    The General

    Jon Voight, Brendan Gleeson, Maria Doyle Kennedy

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  31. 31
    + 22
    - 17
    The Crying Game

    Forest Whitaker, Jim Broadbent, Miranda Richardson

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  32. 32
    + 13
    - 8
    Flight 93

    Laura Mennell, Ty Olsson, Gwynyth Walsh

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  33. 33
    + 13
    - 8
    Blown Away

    Jeff Bridges, Tommy Lee Jones, Forest Whitaker

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  34. 34
    + 13
    - 9
    Five Fingers

    Ryan Phillippe, Laurence Fishburne, Gina Torres

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  35. 35
    + 10
    - 6
    One Day in September
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  36. 36
    + 9
    - 5
    The Assignment

    Ben Kingsley, Donald Sutherland, Aidan Quinn

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  37. 37
    + 11
    - 8
    Rendition

    Reese Witherspoon, Meryl Streep, Jake Gyllenhaal

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  38. 38
    + 11
    - 8
    Under Siege 2: Dark Territory

    Katherine Heigl, Steven Seagal, Morris Chestnut

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  39. 39
    + 12
    - 10
    Fifty Dead Men Walking

    Rose McGowan, Ben Kingsley, Kevin Zegers

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  40. 40
    + 2
    - 0
    Stammheim

    added by punksnotdead
    Ulrich Tukur

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  41. 41
    + 2
    - 0
    Olympus Has Fallen

    added by wiabux
    Morgan Freeman, Gerard Butler, Ashley Judd

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  42. 42
    + 12
    - 12
    The War Within

    Aasif Mandvi, Firdous Bamji, Nandana Sen

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  43. 43
    + 7
    - 7
    Homeland Security

    Kal Penn, Marisol Nichols, Scott Glenn

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  44. 44
    + 6
    - 6
    The Boxer

    added by wiabux
    Daniel Day-Lewis, Brian Cox, Emily Watson

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  45. 45
    + 6
    - 8
    Into the Fire

    Melina Kanakaredes, JoBeth Williams, Sean Patrick Flanery

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  46. 46
    + 5
    - 8
    DC 9/11: Time of Crisis

    Devon Bostick, Timothy Bottoms, Gregory Itzin

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  47. 47
    + 10
    - 14
    Fahrenheit 9/11
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  48. 48
    + 5
    - 9
    Reign Over Me

    Adam Sandler, Liv Tyler, Jada Pinkett Smith

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  49. 49
    + 5
    - 9
    Redacted

    Don McKellar, Ohad Knoller, Abigail Savage

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  50. 50
    + 2
    - 6
    An Everlasting Piece

    Billy Connolly, Anna Friel, Barry McEvoy

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