Movies and TV Shows about home invasion

Nightcrawler
  • Nightcrawler (2014)
  • Drama, Thriller, Crime,
  • A driven young man (Gyllenhaal) stumbles upon the underground world of L.A. freelance crime journalism. When Lou Bloom, desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.
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Nightcrawler
The Purge
  • The Purge (2013)
  • Horror, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • Given the country's overcrowded prisons, the U.S. government begins to allow 12-hour periods of time in which all illegal activity is legal. During one of these free-for-alls, a family must protect themselves from a home invasion.
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The Purge
The Strangers: Prey at Night
  • The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018)
  • Horror, Thriller,
  • A family's road trip takes a dangerous turn when they arrive at a secluded mobile home park to stay with some relatives and find it mysteriously deserted. Under the cover of darkness, three masked psychopaths pay them a visit to test the family's every limit as they struggle to survive.
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The Strangers: Prey at Night
The Strangers
  • The Strangers (2008)
  • Horror, Thriller, Mystery,
  • After returning from a wedding reception, a couple staying in an isolated vacation house receive a knock on the door in the mid-hours of the night. What ensues is a violent invasion by three strangers, their faces hidden behind masks. The couple find themselves in a violent struggle, in which they go beyond what either of them thought capable in order to survive.
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The Strangers
No Good Deed
  • No Good Deed (2014)
  • Thriller,
  • Terri, a devoted wife and mother of two, lives an ideal life that takes a dramatic turn when her home and children are threatened by Colin, a charming stranger who smooth-talks his way into her house, claiming car trouble. The unexpected invitation leaves her and her family terrorized and fighting for survival.
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No Good Deed
Hostage
  • Hostage (2005)
  • Drama, Thriller, Crime, Mystery,
  • A police officer is wracked by guilt from a prior stint as a negotiator. When a mafia accountant is taken hostage on his beat, he must negotiate the standoff, even as his own family is held captive by the mob.
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Hostage
Keep Watching
  • Keep Watching (2017)
  • Horror, Thriller,
  • A family become imprisoned in their own home by intruders who play a life-and-death game in which the mysterious rules become clear as the night unfolds.
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Keep Watching
Knock Knock
  • Knock Knock (2015)
  • Horror, Thriller,
  • When a devoted husband and father is left home alone for the weekend, two stranded young women unexpectedly knock on his door for help. What starts out as a kind gesture results in a dangerous seduction and a deadly game of cat and mouse.
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Knock Knock
Breaking In
  • Breaking In (2018)
  • Action, Thriller, Crime,
  • Shaun Russell takes her son and daughter on a weekend getaway to her late father's secluded, high-tech vacation home in the countryside. The family soon gets an unwelcome surprise when four men break into the house to find hidden money. After managing to escape, Shaun must now figure out a way to turn the tables on the desperate thieves and save her captive children.
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Breaking In
The Collector
  • The Collector (2009)
  • Horror, Thriller,
  • Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
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The Collector
Better Watch Out
  • Better Watch Out (2017)
  • Horror, Comedy, Thriller,
  • On a quiet suburban street tucked within a 'safe neighborhood', a babysitter must defend a twelve-year-old boy from strangers breaking into the house, only to discover that this is FAR FROM a normal home invasion.
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Better Watch Out
Trespass
  • Trespass (2011)
  • Drama, Thriller, Crime,
  • Kyle (Nicholas Cage) and Sarah Miller (Nicole Kidman) have it all: a huge gated house on the water, fancy cars, and the potential for romance in their relationship. He's just back from a business trip (he brokers diamonds) and their teen daughter Avery (Liana Liberato) is sneaking out to a party, when four thugs in security uniforms and ski masks stage a home invasion. They want what's in the safe: cash and diamonds. As Kyle stalls them, trying to negotiate for Sarah's freedom, the fault lines in Kyle and Sarah's marriage and the pasts of the four robbers come into play. Is there room here for heroism?
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Trespass
Tiger House
  • Tiger House (2015)
  • Drama, Action, Thriller, Crime,
  • A young gymnast battles a group of bank robbers at the home of her boyfriend.
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Tiger House
The Keeping Room
  • The Keeping Room (2014)
  • Drama,
  • In this radically reimagined American Western set towards the end of the Civil War, Southerner Augusta encounters two renegade, drunken soldiers who are on a mission of pillage and violence. After escaping an attempted assault, Augusta races back to the isolated farmhouse that she shares with her sister Louise and their female slave Mad. When the pair of soldiers track Augusta down intent on exacting revenge, the trio of women are forced to take up arms to fend off their assailants, finding ways to resourcefully defend their home––and themselves––as the escalating attacks become more unpredictable and relentless.
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The Keeping Room
Straw Dogs
  • Straw Dogs (2011)
  • Drama, Thriller,
  • L.A. screenwriter David Sumner relocates with his wife, Amy, to her hometown in the deep South. There, while tensions build between them, a brewing conflict with locals becomes a threat to them both.
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Straw Dogs
Cold in July
  • Cold in July (2014)
  • Drama, Thriller,
  • How can a split-second decision change your life? While investigating noises in his house one balmy Texas night in 1989, Richard Dane puts a bullet in the brain of low-life burglar Freddy Russell. Although he’s hailed as a small-town hero, Dane soon finds himself fearing for his family’s safety when Freddy’s ex-con father, Ben, rolls into town, hell-bent on revenge.
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Cold in July
Wolves at the Door
Wolves at the Door
Hellions
  • Hellions (2015)
  • Horror,
  • A teen faces a night of terror when three malevolent trick-or-treaters come knocking at her door.
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Hellions
Home Invasion
  • Home Invasion (2016)
  • Thriller,
  • Terror arrives at the one place we all feel safest in this taut psychological thriller starring Natasha Henstridge, Jason Patric and Scott Adkins. When a wealthy woman and her stepson are targeted by a trio of expert thieves in their remote mansion, her only form of help comes from a call with a security systems specialist. But as the intruders become increasingly hostile and the connection wavers, will she trust him to be her eyes and navigate her to safety?
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Home Invasion
White Settlers
  • White Settlers (2014)
  • Horror, Thriller, Mystery,
  • Young urban couple Ed and Sarah are set to begin a new life when they move from London into an isolated borders Scottish farmhouse. After falling in love with the 19th century Castle Farm and seeing its potential as a fixer-upper they are anxious to get started on the renovations. In bed on their first night Sarah thinks she can hear noises in the darkness but Ed is disbelieving saying it’s her imagination playing tricks. Persisting in her fear they are not alone in the house, she forces Ed to investigate. When he doesn’t return after a scarily long period, she goes downstairs to investigate only to be confronted by a welcoming committee of masked intruders. As she desperately searches for Ed, a terrifying game of cat and mouse ensues with the mysterious assailants. But what do they want and what horrors do they have planned for the two newcomers?
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White Settlers
Berkshire County
  • Berkshire County (2014)
  • Horror, Thriller,
  • Kylie Winters, a bullied and self-loathing teen, reluctantly agrees to babysit at an isolated country mansion on Halloween night. When a small boy in a pig mask appears at the door trick-or-treating, Kylie's night transforms into a horrifying and violent cat-and-mouse game. She must go beyond what she ever thought possible if she and the children are to survive the night.
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Berkshire County
Torment
  • Torment (2013)
  • Horror, Thriller,
  • Newlyweds Sarah and Cory Morgan have decided to take a relaxing holiday with Cory’s 7 year old son Liam to try and smooth over some of the teething problems Liam is having with his new Mom. Despite the idyllic location of Cory’s isolated and luxurious country house, the family soon realize they have made a mistake in going there. Someone has been using the house in their absence. Their unwanted house guests will soon reveal themselves and the family will find itself caught up in a fight for their lives. What was planned as a relaxing getaway quickly turns into their worst nightmare as the family find themselves on a holiday from hell.
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Torment
Perfect Hideout
  • Perfect Hideout (2008)
  • Drama, Action, Thriller, Romance, Foreign,
  • A young couple on the run take a family father as a hostage and are shocked to realize that he actually is a serial killer who just murdered the family. With the police on the outside and the killer on the inside they now have nowhere to run and nowhere to hide, all whilst trying to solve their relationship problems... This is an action packed thriller with tongue in cheek
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Perfect Hideout
Cold Eyes of Fear
  • Cold Eyes of Fear (1971)
  • Thriller, Foreign,
  • Against a backdrop of Swingin' 60s London a young playboy type "steals" a beautiful Italian girl from her elderly date and suggests she comes back to his place for some good times. "His place" being owned by his father, a rich and respected solicitor. Unfortunately a couple of criminals have plans of their own, one for money, the other for revenge, and the lovers end up prisoners in a tense siege situation
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Cold Eyes of Fear
Home Sweet Home
  • Home Sweet Home (2013)
  • Horror, Thriller,
  • A young married couple comes home from a date night to discover that they are imprisoned in their own house with a methodical killer inside.
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Home Sweet Home
Below Utopia
  • Below Utopia (1997)
  • Drama, Thriller,
  • Daniel returns to his family's mansion for the holidays along with his girlfriend Susanne. His family's seemingly-utopian existence is overshadowed by not only the death of Daniel's brother, but also by Daniel's failure to live up to his brother's potential. However, this quickly becomes inconsequential, as blood-thirsty killers soon show up..
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Below Utopia
The Lonely Villa
  • The Lonely Villa (1909)
  • Drama, Action, Thriller,
  • A gang of thieves lure a man out of his home so that they can rob it and threaten his wife and children. The family barricade themselves in an interior room, but the criminals are well-equipped for breaking in. When the father finds out what is happening, he must race against time to get back home.
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The Lonely Villa
Red Balloon
  • Red Balloon (2010)
  • Horror,
  • A young female babysitter is chatting to her friend when the young girl she's watching disturbs her. She hangs up the phone and goes upstairs to investigate. She finds her screaming and standing up on her bed but can't find anything wrong. She calms the child down and goes back down stairs. This happens several times but things get more ominous and creepy as the babysitter has to investigate the supposedly safe little bedroom.
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Red Balloon
The Poker Club
  • The Poker Club (2008)
  • Horror, Thriller,
  • Four friends discover and accidentally kill a burglar -- who may not be alone -- in the kitchen during their weekly poker night.
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The Poker Club
Blur
  • Blur (2011)
  • Drama, Thriller, Mystery,
  • Raymond Weir is a shut in computer genius surviving in the post dot-com era. Disabled as a result of a home invasion that took the life of his late wife, Sarah, Raymond sits in his makeshift apartment above a run down bar, over medicated, mourning her loss and contemplating suicide. His only contact with the world, besides his close friend Paul are the three computer screens that blink emotionlessly at him twenty four hours a day, through sleepless nights. There, he sees the universe, filled with images of webcams around the world, from petty crimes and private confessions, to public tragedies and natural disasters. It is here, one night, as Raymond finishes piecing together an old video recording of his late wife, that he sees a mysterious woman, Layla. The image of her is unexpected, sexual, as she goes through a ritualistic set of gestures that leads to an emotional plea to Raymond
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Blur
The Fear Inside
  • The Fear Inside (1992)
  • Drama, Thriller, TV Movie,
  • An agoraphobic children's book illustrator is trapped inside her home by two young psychos-in-love, who terrorize her. It is only when her young son is threatened that she manages to overcome her paralyzing fears and attempt to leave her home to save him...
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The Fear Inside
Blind Alley
  • Blind Alley (1939)
  • Crime,
  • A gangster takes a doctor and his family hostage.
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Blind Alley
Death Game
  • Death Game (1977)
  • Drama, Thriller,
  • A businessman—whose family is away on his birthday—invites two young women into his house who got lost on their way to a party. The next morning, after the woman have outstayed his hospitality and patience, he decides to drop them off at a bus stop and returns back home.
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Death Game
The Break-In
The Break-In
The Takers
  • The Takers (1971)
  • Action, Thriller,
  • After a breakfast of LSD and hitchhikers, The Takers--two berserk bikers--decide to go upscale when they spot suburban housewife Laura and bachelorette Barbi, follow them to Laura's home, and invite themselves in: "We're gonna have us a party with some educated social-type broads!" And party they do until Laura's hubbie (director Carl Monson) unexpectedly shows up to settle things with some shotgun vengeance and... well, one of the goofiest, most startling endings of any motion picture!
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The Takers
Invaders
  • Invaders (2014)
  • Horror, Comedy,
  • A pair of home invaders consider their potential character choices just prior to their planned invasion.
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Invaders
Landfall
  • Landfall (2017)
  • Thriller,
  • A young couple in tropical Australia is trapped in their home by three fugitives carrying a mysterious icebox containing unknown contents, and they must rely on their wits and cunning to survive as a severe tropical cyclone looms.
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Landfall
House Guest
  • House Guest (2013)
  • Horror, Thriller,
  • A vicious murderer is on the loose and the entire city is on edge. It's the perfect evening to lock the doors and have a night at home with some friends. But what happens if one of the guests you've invited, is in fact the brutal killer that the city is fearing? House Guest is a tense thriller that locks you inside the doors of the Murphy home, where new relationships are formed, a Father and Son bond is tested, and a Brother and Sister struggle to stay alive.
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House Guest
Savage
  • Savage (2015)
  • Horror,
  • Short Film - After a brutal attack in her home, a young teen realizes that the acts of her masked assailant is that of planned revenge, punishing her and her friends for the hidden truth of their dark past.
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Savage
Lively
  • Lively (2013)
  • Horror,
  • While looking after a precocious young boy, Amy discovers a vicious serial killer named Daniel Lively has escaped from a nearby prison.
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Lively