Top 50 Thriller, Game-Show Movies and TV Shows



1. Fear Factor (I) (2001–2012)

TV-PG | 60 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

5.7
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Doing scary stuff to win prizes.

Stars: Joe Rogan, Meghan Allen, Meg Daleske, Monica Gonzales

Votes: 5,900

2. The Show (2017)

R | 104 min | Drama, Game-Show, Thriller

5.6
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35 Metascore

An unsettling look at reality T.V. where a disturbing hit game show has its contestants ending their lives for the public's enjoyment.

Director: Giancarlo Esposito | Stars: Josh Duhamel, Giancarlo Esposito, Famke Janssen, Caitlin FitzGerald

Votes: 3,480

3. Big Brother Brasil (2002– )

Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

3.0
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A diverse group of contestants live in a custom-built home under 24/7 surveillance completely isolated from the outside world for over 3 months competing for the R$ 1,500,000 prize.

Stars: Pedro Bial, Rodrigo Fraga Leonel, Manuela Santos Saadeh, Maria Aparecida Junqueira de Moraes

Votes: 220

4. Take the Tower (2018– )

45 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.5
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To win a prize, four contestants must reach the top of a tower by taking on challenges, puzzles and quizzes drawing on action movies and their tropes, and then face the evil gamemaster himself, action legend Dolph Lundgren.

Star: Dolph Lundgren

Votes: 26

5. Giallo Tilt (1995–1997)

Comedy, Crime, Game-Show

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The Tilt Tv's longest-running and most successful game show allows players from home to help solving the police cases clumsy Inspector Lillo is regularly unable to.

Stars: Cesare Capitani, Dania Cericola, Claudio Migliavacca, Luigi Rosa

6. Crisis Command (2004– )

60 min | Drama, Game-Show, Reality-TV

6.6
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Three people are given the chance to run their country during a major crisis. Guided by Gavin Hewitt they will be helped by three experts: Air Marshal Sir Tim Garden advises on military ... See full summary »

Stars: Gavin Hewitt, John Burton, Fahar Faizaan, Tim Faraday

Votes: 16

7. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Fear Factor Finals (I) (2003)

TV-PG | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

6.3
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Aligators, Fear Factor Buffet, Runaway Tanker Truck

Director: J. Rupert Thompson | Stars: Joe Rogan, Mark Hewlett, Chad Morris, Aaron Mullen

Votes: 15

8. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: First Celebrity Fear Factor (I) (2001)

TV-PG | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

7.2
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Bus Surfing, Scorpion/Meal Worm, Swinging Square

Stars: Joe Rogan, Brooke Burns, Chyna, Coolio

Votes: 28

9. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Celebrity Fear Factor 2 (I) (2002)

TV-PG | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

7.2
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Glass Window Walk, Coffin of Fear, Shark Cage Escape

Stars: Joe Rogan, Stephen Baldwin, Ali Landry Monteverde, Kelly Packard

Votes: 20

10. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: WWE Fear Factor (I) (2002)

TV-PG | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

7.2
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Heli. Ladder Climb, Blender of Fear, Pole Hopper

Stars: Joe Rogan, Amy Dumas, Nora Greenwald, Jeff Hardy

Votes: 24

11. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Celebrity Fear Factor 3 (I) (2002)

TV-PG | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

7.1
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This episode has six celebrity contestants competing for charity. The winner receives $50,000 for their charity and the others receive $10,000 for their charities. In the first stunt, ... See full summary »

Director: J. Rupert Thompson | Stars: Joe Rogan, Matt Cedeño, Natasha Henstridge, Penn Jillette

Votes: 21

12. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Helicopter Slalom, Piercings, Maggoty Cheese, Flag Snag (I) (2003)

TV-PG | 90 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

6.7
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This was an extended 4-stunt episode. For the first stunt, contestants have to hang by their ankles from trapeze hanging from a helicopter that flew over 20 flagpoles. The have to release ... See full summary »

Director: J. Rupert Thompson | Stars: Joe Rogan, Richard Davidson, Marisa Leong, Eddie Montilla

Votes: 16

13. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Semi Finals: Part 2 (I) (2003)

TV-PG | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

6.5
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Dual Heli, Potluck, Dead Mice, Pit Fall

Director: J. Rupert Thompson | Stars: Joe Rogan, Derrick Flowers, Joseph Hall, Waco Hoover

Votes: 16

14. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Tunnel Flag Snag/Potato Bug Bazooka/Tractor Car Roll (I) (2004)

TV-PG | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

5.9
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Add a Plot

Director: J. Rupert Thompson | Stars: Joe Rogan, Andrew Hanzlik, Shawnie Kehl, Masuimi Max

Votes: 10

15. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Submerged Car Rotisserie, Sushi Bar, Wall Sweeper (I) (2005)

TV-PG | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

6.4
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Challenges in this episode were an underwater auto "rotisserie" with a car half-submerged and set to churn on its axis. The spinning starts and each contestant must unlock restraints at the... See full summary »

Director: J. Rupert Thompson | Stars: Joe Rogan, Ryan Droze, Monique Hommerson, Paola Martinez

Votes: 10

16. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Halloween: All Gross Fear Factor (I) (2004)

TV-PG | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

7.3
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Tesla Coil Electric Beam, Witches Brew, Bug Tumbler

Director: J. Rupert Thompson | Stars: Joe Rogan, Allan Wu

Votes: 13

17. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: 15 Most Outrageous Moments (I) (2003)

TV-PG | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

5.9
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Joe Rogan, in a crowd of fans, counts down the top 15 stunts from all the shows up till this point.

Director: J. Rupert Thompson | Stars: Joe Rogan, Tamie Sheffield

Votes: 14

18. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Best Friend Fear Factor (I) (2004)

TV-PG | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

6.3
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Underwater Safe Save, Tongue Bob and Transfer, Truck Car Ramp

Director: J. Rupert Thompson | Stars: Chelsey Crisp, Sonja Flaherty, Amy Haight, Chase Hoyt

Votes: 10

19. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Christmas Fear Factor (I) (2003)

TV-PG | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

6.7
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Cable Surfing, Gift Exchange, Lake O' Fire

Director: J. Rupert Thompson | Stars: Joe Rogan, Michelle DeRaedt, Daren Ferden, Julian Laurence

Votes: 13

20. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Championship Edition: Part 1 (I) (2002)

TV-PG | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

6.5
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Harrier Jet, Inverted Hang

Stars: Joe Rogan, Jessica Campbell, Lauren Hill, Todd Staples

Votes: 12

21. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Championship Edition: Part 2 (I) (2002)

TV-PG | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

6.4
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Alligators, Fear Factor Buffet, Runaway Tanker Truck

Stars: Joe Rogan, Jessica Campbell, Lauren Hill, Todd Staples

Votes: 11

22. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Halloween Fear Factor (I) (2003)

TV-PG | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

6.8
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Snake Tube, Goblets of Fire, Bobbing in Cow Eyes

Director: J. Rupert Thompson | Stars: Joe Rogan, Alexia Chiaromonte

Votes: 15

23. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Miss USA Fear Factor (I) (2003)

TV-PG | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

6.4
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Inveted Water Hang, Fish Quicksand, Tanker Truck Surfing

Director: J. Rupert Thompson | Stars: Sarah Cahill, Kelly Chapman, Carolyn Jennings, Kristen Luneberg

Votes: 16

24. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Models Edition Fear Factor (I) (2004)

TV-PG | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

6.4
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This was a special female models episode. In the first stunt, the models are chained into a weighted vest and dropped underwater. They have to undo three sets of clasps to get out of the ... See full summary »

Director: J. Rupert Thompson | Stars: Tanya Byers, Tynisa Fuentes, Teresa Lin, Danushka Lysek

Votes: 15

25. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: NY vs. LA (I) (2005)

TV-PG | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

6.9
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Heli Repel, Meat Locker, Mud Trough

Director: J. Rupert Thompson | Stars: Dana Barese, Michael Bernardo, Kristina Coker, Joseph Durkin

Votes: 12

26. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Net Jump/Wormtinis/Tunnel Crawl (I) (2001)

TV-PG | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

6.0
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The first stunt is a net jump as the contestants have to climb to the top of a 110 foot tower and jump twice their body length to a cargo net hanging across from the tower. Contestants who ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Perez | Stars: Joe Rogan, Anna Chudoba, Obi Hansson, Michell Knox

Votes: 24

27. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Playboy Playmates Edition (I) (2002)

TV-PG | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

7.1
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Tight Rope, Hat of Flies, Escape Ice

Stars: Joe Rogan, Angel Boris Reed, Julie Cialini, Lauren Hill

Votes: 19

28. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Reality Stars (I) (2005)

TV-PG | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

5.4
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Heli Rope Transfer, Gross Obstacle Course, Tumbler Cage, Moving Car Ramp

Director: J. Rupert Thompson | Stars: Joe Rogan, Reichen Lehmkuhl, Omarosa Manigault, Nikki McKibbin

Votes: 9

29. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Sibling Fear Factor (I) (2004)

TV-PG | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

6.2
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Dual Heli disc, Spider Head Game, Sinking Counter Balance

Director: J. Rupert Thompson | Stars: Chip Bromley, Kelley Bromley, Corinne Dalton, Mercedes Dalton

Votes: 10

30. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Rolling Flag Snag/Sand Crab Panning/Suspended Car Rotisserie (I) (2004)

TV-PG | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

6.0
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Rolling Flag Snag, Sand Crab Panning, Suspended Car Rotisserie

Director: J. Rupert Thompson | Stars: Joe Rogan, Lauren Anderson-Brignac

Votes: 10

31. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Freaks vs. Geeks (I) (2006)

TV-PG | 44 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

7.3
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Chair Launch Heli Partner Pluck, Alligator Frog Box, Quad Off Pier

Director: J. Rupert Thompson | Stars: Daniel Doble, Joe Rogan, Pixie Acia, David Daskal

Votes: 6

32. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Heli Platform to Platform Jump, Barber Shop, Container Launch (I) (2006)

TV-PG | 44 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

6.8
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This episode features four co-ed pairs competing as teams. In the first stunt, both team members leap back and forth between two platforms hanging from helicopters with each person ... See full summary »

Director: J. Rupert Thompson | Stars: Joe Rogan, Erica Frederickson, Steve Frederickson, T.J. Joven

Votes: 9

33. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Reality Stars: Part 1 (I) (2006)

TV-PG | 44 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

7.6
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Demolition Derby, Swamp Course

Director: J. Rupert Thompson | Stars: Joe Rogan, Jon Dalton, Twila Tanner, Jonathan Baker

Votes: 10

34. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Reality Stars: Part 2 (I) (2006)

TV-PG | 44 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

6.2
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Houseboat Rescue, Submerged Bug Box Escape

Director: J. Rupert Thompson | Stars: Joe Rogan, Mike 'The Miz' Mizanin, Trishelle Cannatella, Jon Dalton

Votes: 8

35. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Reality Stars: Part 3 (I) (2006)

TV-PG | 44 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

6.7
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Spider Dive, Car Crane Collision

Director: J. Rupert Thompson | Stars: Joe Rogan, Anthony Fedorov, Carmen Rasmusen, Mike 'The Miz' Mizanin

Votes: 7

36. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Family Fear Factor (I) (2006)

TV-PG | 65 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

6.6
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Four families (mother/daughter or father/son teams) compete for $50,000 in four stunts. (Light House Zip Line, Electric Fish Bike, Dr. Doom Target Swing, Car Maze)

Director: J. Rupert Thompson | Stars: Joe Rogan, Collin Akers, Kevin Akers, Carvena Harris

Votes: 11

37. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Military Fear Factor (I) (2006)

TV-PG | 44 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

7.4
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Male/Female teams from the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines compete for $50,000 in three stunts.

Director: J. Rupert Thompson | Stars: Joe Rogan, Gervy Alota, Matthew Bowman, Sara McTeigue

Votes: 11

38. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Fire Fear Factor (I) (2006)

TV-PG | 45 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

6.8
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Four teams compete for $50,000 in three fire-related stunts.

Director: J. Rupert Thompson | Stars: Joe Rogan, Jacqui Barnes, Vanessa Beck, Carly Failla

Votes: 9

39. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Burger King Viewer's Choice (I) (2006)

TV-PG | 44 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

6.5
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Four teams consisting of the winners of the Burger King Online Promotion compete for $50,000 in three stunts of mud, dogs and a hanging bus.

Director: J. Rupert Thompson | Stars: Joe Rogan, Sami Daraby, Carvel Gardner, Jacki Lerner

Votes: 8

40. Crisis Command (2004– )
Episode: Flood (2004)

Drama, Game-Show, Reality-TV

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Director: Ben Kellett | Stars: John Burton, Tim Faraday

41. Crisis Command (2004– )
Episode: Hostage (2004)

Drama, Game-Show, Reality-TV

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Three strangers arrive in the command bunker and have to lead Britain through a simulated crisis.

Directors: Rod Edge, Ben Kellett | Stars: John Burton, Fahar Faizaan, Heronimo Sehmi, Howard Ward

42. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Young vs. Old (I) (2006)

TV-PG | 44 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

6.9
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Four teams consisting of two younger and two older teams compete for $50,000 in three stunts of elevated tug-of-war, roaches and intestines, and driving onto a moving trailer.

Director: J. Rupert Thompson | Stars: Joe Rogan, Tess Bousquet, Stephen Cristofol, Donna Enright

Votes: 13

43. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Disaster Fear Factor (I) (2006)

TV-PG | 44 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

6.7
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Four teams compete for $50,000 in three stunts of hurricane force winds and water, cockroaches, and flash floods.

Director: J. Rupert Thompson | Stars: Joe Rogan, Michael Balasco, Josh Hall, Brian Kaiser

Votes: 11

44. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Blind Date Fear Factor No. 2 (I) (2006)

TV-PG | 44 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

6.7
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Four guys pick four girls to be their partners and compete in three stunts of underwater rescue, Fear Factor picnic and being dragged under a train for $50,000.

Director: J. Rupert Thompson | Stars: Joe Rogan, Talat Ali, David Berg, Ronald Echeverria

Votes: 6

45. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Farm Fear Factor (I) (2006)

TV-PG | 44 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

6.5
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Four teams compete for a $50,000 prize in three stunts of collecting pig parts, finding chickens and being dragged behind a tractor.

Director: J. Rupert Thompson | Stars: Joe Rogan, Oneil Binns, Joe DeFrancesco, Michelle Deyhle

Votes: 12

46. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Ex Factor (I) (2006)

TV-PG | 44 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

7.0
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Four teams of ex-couples compete for a $50,000 prize in three stunts of trust and balancing for flags, scooping scorpions and a driving challenge.

Director: J. Rupert Thompson | Stars: Joe Rogan, James Baumann, Buck Boccanfuso, Jeannine Keenan

Votes: 8

47. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Celebrity Fear Factor (I) (2006)

TV-PG | 44 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

6.8
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Eight celebrity stars compete in three stunts for $50,000 in prize money. Stunts involve removing flags while being dunked, being trapped in an isolation chamber and driving through a crash course in a vehicle.

Director: J. Rupert Thompson | Stars: Joe Rogan, Traci Bingham, Tempestt Bledsoe, Todd Bridges

Votes: 10

48. Fear Factor (2001–2012)
Episode: Las Vegas Show (I) (2003)

TV-PG | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Thriller

6.2
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Phantom Swing, Slot Machine Eyeball Buffet, Luxor Slide, Blackjack Bet

Director: J. Rupert Thompson | Stars: Joe Rogan, Gillian White

Votes: 16

49. Crisis Command (2004– )
Episode: Plague (2004)

Drama, Game-Show, Reality-TV

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Director: Ben Kellett | Stars: Gavin Hewitt, Liz Sutherland

50. Crisis Command (2004– )
Episode: Hijack: Pilot (2004)

Drama, Game-Show, Reality-TV

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Director: Ben Kellett | Stars: Gavin Hewitt, Simon Woodroffe


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