6.6/10
685
3 user 36 critic

(T)ERROR (2015)

(T)ERROR is the first documentary to place filmmakers on the ground during an active FBI counterterrorism sting operation. Through the perspective of "Shariff", a 63-year-old Black ... See full summary »
7 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

E-Team (2014)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

When atrocities are committed in countries held hostage by ruthless dictators, Human Rights Watch sends in the E-Team (Emergencies Team), a collection of fiercely intelligent individuals ... See full summary »

Directors: Katy Chevigny, Ross Kauffman
Stars: Anna Neistat
Only the Dead (2015)
Documentary | Biography | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Australian journalist Michael Ware's experiences in Iraq during the 2003 war and after.

Directors: Bill Guttentag, Michael Ware
Stars: Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi, Michael Ware
Documentary | Biography | News
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

An unsettling and eye opening exploration into the spread of the radical Islamic school Red Mosque in Pakistan, which trains legions of children to devote their lives to jihad, or holy war, from a very young age.

Directors: Mohammed Naqvi, Hemal Trivedi
Stars: Abdul Aziz, Pervez Hoodbhoy
Drugs, Inc. (TV Series 2010)
Documentary | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Documentary style show that explores in depth how drugs in modern day society are sold, processed, and how police are cracking down on it.

Stars: Mike Secher, Alex Cameron Dimez, Derrick Hesselein
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The inside story of three untrained British volunteers with no family connections to the Middle east who heed the call to take up arms with Kurdish fighters to reclaim Rojava from the ... See full summary »

Director: Dan Reed
Stars: Jac Holmes
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A Week in Watts is a feature length documentary that tells the story of six students in Watts, Los Angeles, involved in a program called Operation Progress - which gives youth scholarships ... See full summary »

Director: Gregory Caruso
A Gray State (2017)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A documentary about the mysterious death of fringe political filmmaker David Crowley, who was found dead alongside members of his family in their suburban Minnesota home in January of 2015.

Director: Erik Nelson
Stars: Barry Drones, John Edel, Mason Hendricks
Documentary | Comedy | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Who was General Tso, and why are we eating his chicken? This feature documentary explores the origins and ubiquity of Chinese-American food through the story of an iconic sweet and spicy chicken dish.

Director: Ian Cheney
Stars: Ian Cheney
City 40 (2016)
Documentary | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Behind the walls of a forbidden city, the only thing more dangerous than its secrets is the truth.

Director: Samira Goetschel
Stars: Lavrenti Beria, Viktor Fetisov, Mikhail Gorbachev
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Today, you're more likely to go to prison in the United States than anywhere else in the world. So in the unfortunate case it should happen to you - this is the Survivors Guide to Prison.

Director: Matthew Cooke
Stars: Patricia Arquette, Susan Sarandon, Jesse Williams
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

When the Chinese Communist Party backtracks on its promise of autonomy to Hong Kong, teenager Joshua Wong decides to save his city. Rallying thousands of kids to skip school and occupy the ... See full summary »

Director: Joe Piscatella
Stars: Joshua 'Chi-Fung' Wong
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The trial between Hulk Hogan and Gawker Media pitted privacy rights against freedom of the press, and raised important questions about how big money can silence media. This film is an ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Knappenberger
Stars: Nick Denton, Hulk Hogan, Donald Trump
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Khalifah Ali Al-Akili Khalifah Ali Al-Akili ... Himself - FBI Target
Mike Healey Mike Healey ... Himself - Attorney
Ali Kareem Ali Kareem ... Himself - Director of Security, Masjid At-Taqwa
Saeed 'Shariff' Torres Saeed 'Shariff' Torres ... Himself - FBI Informant
Edit

Storyline

(T)ERROR is the first documentary to place filmmakers on the ground during an active FBI counterterrorism sting operation. Through the perspective of "Shariff", a 63-year-old Black revolutionary turned informant, viewers get an unfettered glimpse of the government's counterterrorism tactics and the murky justifications behind them. Taut, stark and controversial, (T)ERROR illuminates the fragile relationships between individual and surveillance state in modern America, and asks who is watching the watchers. Written by David Felix Sutcliffe

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Facebook | Independent Lens (PBS) | See more »

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 October 2015 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(Cut theatrical)

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Mississippi Mud
Written by Valerian Smith and Bob Robin
Performed by Black Blood and the Chocolate Pickles
Courtesy of Tuff City Records
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Good

Very good shows how one of the most powerful US agencies make surveillance on its own citizens and the implications of this surveillance.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 3 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed