Movies like Fire and Ice 1962

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Fire and Ice (1962)
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Fire and Ice (1962)
Original name: Le Combat dans l'île
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The charismatic, surly son of a wealthy industrialist, Clément (Jean-Louis Trintignant) leads a double life as a member of a right-wing extremist organization. When he’s ratted out after a failed assassination attempt on a prominent politician, Clément and his long-suffering wife Anne (the luminous German screen siren Romy Schneider) flee Paris to the idyllic country home of his childhood friend, pacifist print-maker Paul (Henri Serre). As affection blossoms between Paul and Anne, the emotional as well as political tensions soar and eventually explode.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, french noir, eurospy, political
Plot: politics, terrorism, assassination, couple relations, battles, racism, fascism, graphic violence, mental illness, anti war, mentally unstable, new wave, society, chaos and mayhem, political unrest, gory, deadly, state affairs, hitman, maid, deception, boat, housewife, duel, abortion ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, paris france, normandy, argentina

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about state affairs, politics, deadly, dishonesty, murder, danger and assassination mostly in Drama, Thriller and History genres. Some movies like Fire and Ice: No God, No Master (2013), 8th Wonderland (2008), The Day of the Jackal (1973), The Passengers (1977), Paris Belongs to Us (1961). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
No God, No Master (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A plot to overthrow the United States government is uncovered in New York City in the summer of 1919 when William Flynn, a field agent for the Bureau of Investigation, is sent to investigate a bomb threat that has targeted some of America's ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, political drama
Plot: politics, investigation, terrorism, political unrest, danger, crimes, state affairs, assassination, law enforcement, society, deadly, assassination attempt ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, year 1919
Place: usa
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95%
 6.2
 460
8th Wonderland (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A website where people can virtually live in a true democracy becomes so popular that its leading members take questionable actions to improve the real world as well. This backfires and various governments brand them terrorists.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, thought provoking, talky ...
Plot: society, revolution, secret movement, rebelliousness, politics, fighting the system, rebellion, political corruption, political unrest, social decay, anti capitalism, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Day of the Jackal (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An international assassin known as ‘The Jackal’ is employed by disgruntled French generals to kill President Charles de Gaulle, with a dedicated gendarme on the assassin's trail.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: terrorism, conspiracy, politics, hitman, assassination attempt, assassination, serial killer, false identity, law enforcement, police, crimes, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1963, 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe, vienna, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.4
 119
The Passengers (1977)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A man and his stepson driving across Europe are terrorized by a man following them in a pickup truck.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, psychological, scary ...
Plot: murder, stalking, truck, investigation, school, deadly, psychopath, parents and children, on the run, terrorism, danger, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: rome italy, paris france, italy, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Paris Belongs to Us (1961)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A young woman joins a theatrical troupe where she slowly believes that the director is involved with a secret group and that he is in grave danger.
Style: mind bending, tense, psychological, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: conspiracy, theater, mental illness, new wave, investigation, mystery, amateur detective, mysterious character, politics, actor's life, immigrants, secret movement ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1957
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 8.0
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The Conformist (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.
Style: sexy, sexual, bleak, non-linear, atmospheric ...
Plot: fascism, assassination, honeymoon, exile, politics, assassin, haunted by the past, political unrest, social climbing, snitch, sin, estrangement ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: paris france, italy, rome italy, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
What the Eye Doesn't See (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Peru
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Through out six different and yet parallel stories that take place during the corrupted goverment during the 90s in Peru, Lombardi tells the moral decomposition that ran through all classes and generations of the peruvian society.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: politics, crimes, society, dishonesty, state affairs, political unrest, political corruption, murder, deadly, government, manipulations, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: peru, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The 9/11 Commission Report (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Independent writer-director Leigh Slawner helms this chilling dramatization of the findings laid out in the best-selling 9/11 Commission Report, a document that sought to analyze the circumstances surrounding coordinated terrorist attacks against ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, world trade center manhattan new york city, uncover truth, investigation, chaos, politics, deadly, danger, state affairs, world trade center, americana, society ...
Time: september 11 2001, contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, pakistan, israel, london, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Assassination of Trotsky (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After having been forced to leave the Soviet Union 1929 Trotsky has ended up in Mexico 1940. He is still busy with the politics. Stalin has sent out an assassin, Frank Jacson. Jacson befriends a young communist and gets an invitation to ...
Style: suspenseful, thought provoking, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: assassination, exile, graphic violence, on the run, political intrigue, political conspiracy, conspiracy, dishonesty, deadly, leadership, society, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: mexico, latin america, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Rider Named Death (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In pre-Soviet Russia, Boris Savinkov leads a terrorist faction of Socialist-Revolutionary Party members responsible for the deaths of governors and ministers.
Style: serious, thought provoking, captivating, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: assassination, assassination attempt, terrorism, state affairs, politics, revolution, political corruption, political unrest, rebelliousness, deadly, tragic hero, head of state ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.2
 148
Paris by Night (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Clara Bell is a busy Euro MP with a husband and child at home and a high powered career - but on a trip to Paris her ordered existence is overturned by a murder and a chance encounter.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, biting ...
Plot: murder, politics, strong female presence, life turned upside down, couples, state affairs, crimes, legal, manipulation, love affair, relationship vs career, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.7
 713
Rogue Male (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Early in 1939 Sir Robert Thorndyke takes aim at Adolf Hitler with a high powered rifle, but the shot misses its mark. Captured and tortured by the Gestapo and left for dead, Sir Robert makes his way back to England where he discovers the Gestapo has ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escapades, crimes, danger, adventure, society, manhunt, dishonesty, assassination, heroes, deadly, hitman, fascism ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: england, europe, london, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Hidden Agenda (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In Ireland, American lawyer Ingrid Jessner and her activist partner, Paul Sullivan, struggle to uncover atrocities committed by the British government against the Northern Irish during the "Troubles." But when Sullivan is assassinated in ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: politics, investigation, conspiracy, torture, parade, terrorism, assassination, legal, life is a bitch, uncover truth, political corruption, political intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ireland, europe, england, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.0
 430
Days of Terror (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the midst of a personal crisis, junior senator Maggie Davidson (Holly) ascertains that she's the subject of a terrorist plot.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political conspiracy, save the day, politics, undercover, danger, crimes, terrorism, state affairs, dishonesty, rivalry, murder, assassination ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Bridges of Sarajevo (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Switzerland, Italy, Portugal, Bulgaria, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Thirteen European directors explore the theme of Sarajevo; what this city has represented in European history over the past hundred years, and what Sarajevo stands for today in Europe. These eminent filmmakers of different generations and origins ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: haunted by the past, politics, life is a bitch, wartime life, society, state affairs, anti war, political unrest, archive footage, world war one, female director
Time: 20th century
Place: bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Stone Merchant (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The Merchant (Harvey Keitel) is a Westerner. A merchant dealing in precious stones from Afganistan and Turkey. He's above suspicion. In truth, the "Stone Merchant" is a Christian convert into Islam. He's rich, cultured, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, tense
Plot: terrorist attack, obsessive quest, assassination attempt, danger, manipulation, terrorism, politics, manipulations, against the rules, race against time, deadly, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary
Place: middle east, europe, turkey, afghanistan, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 8.3
 23K
Z (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Algeria
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Repression is the rule of the day in this film that skewers Greek governance of the 1960s. Z, a leftist rabble rouser, is killed in what appears to be a traffic accident. But given the political climate, the death of such a prominent activist raises ...
Style: tense, thought provoking, bleak, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: conspiracy, assassination, military, politics, political corruption, photojournalist, protest, liberal, cia, government, police, courtroom drama ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.6
 1K
06/05 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A fictional version of the events that led to the assassination of the Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn on May 6, 2002. The movie is based upon the book "The sixth of May" by Tomas Ross.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, murder, political conspiracy, uncover truth, dishonesty, crimes, assassination, politics, life is a bitch, state affairs, deadly, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The President's Last Bang (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On October 26, 1979, President Park Chung-hee, who had ruled South Korea since 1961, was assassinated by his director of intelligence. The film depicts the events of that night…
Style: serious, realistic, dark humor, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: assassination, politics, president, undercover, political corruption, assassination attempt, state affairs, deadly, terrorism, political conspiracy, political intrigue, revolution ...
Time: 70s
Place: seoul, south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Paris Under Watch (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An anonymous hacker has hacked all of Paris' cameras and observes the city unbeknownst to its inhabitants. Petty crimes and moments of stolen intimacy, he sees everything. Until the day that an explosion lays wasted to the Gare ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, danger, politics, deadly, rivalry, track down, surveillance, mind game, voyeurism, state affairs, police, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Insurgents (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Set in a post-9/11 America, four Americans come together to build a truck bomb and plan to detonate it on a target in the U.S. Highlighting the days leading up to the event.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, politics, conspiracy, bomb, rebellion, vengeance, terrorism, state affairs, society, danger, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Killing Kennedy (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Drama documentary based on Bill O'Reilly's and Martin Dugard's 2012 non-fiction book "Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot". It follows the parallel lives of John F. Kennedy and Lee Harvey Oswald from the winter 1959-1960 to ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: assassination, politics, kennedy assassination, head of state, couple relations, deadly, state affairs, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, american politics, assassination of president, hitman ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1962, year 1963
Place: usa, washington d.c., dallas texas, texas, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Land of the Blind (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A soldier recounts his relationship with a famous political prisoner attempting to overthrow their country's authoritarian government.
Style: serious, disturbing, bleak, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, prisoner, rebelliousness, against the odds, state affairs, danger, haunted by the past, injustice, fighting the system, crimes, political corruption ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Through the Air (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Vincent, a former air rifle champion lives a quiet life with his wife and his daughter. Despite his happy family life he ends up with economic problems. One day at the shooting range he meets the mysterious Renaud who promises him a solution to his ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: parents and children, moral dilemma, deadly, contract killing, conspiracy, couples, danger, family problems, family in crisis, pig, shot in the hand, hitman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Slap the Monster on Page One (1972)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 1972, Milano. We are just a few days before the general elections. The daughter of a well-known professor is found dead. Mr Bizanti editor in chief of newspaper "Il Giornale", in agreement with its owner Mr. Montelli, decides to charge of ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: politics, journalism, murder, media, legal, investigation, manipulations, state affairs, crimes, society, rebellion, surrender ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.5
 8K
The Butcher (1970)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An unlikely friendship between a dour, working class butcher and a repressed schoolteacher coincides with a grisly series of Ripper-type murders in a provincial French town.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, gloomy, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, small town, psychopath, opposites attract, butcher, obsession, mystery, crimes, investigation, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.2
 315
Aram (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Aram, an ex-soldier from the Armenian cause, has come to France to close an arms deal under secret service surveillance. Held responsible and banished by his faher for his brother's injuries in a terrorist ttack, he's also come to seek ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: tough heroes, vengeance, haunted by the past, criminal heroes, deadly, gangsters, terrorism, politics, disability, armenian, armenian genocide, arms dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1915
Place: france, paris france, turkey, armenia, ottoman empire
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 413
Homeland (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Greece
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In a country shaken by major political events, three generations of a Greek family clash over an inside-the-family adoption.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, tense, captivating ...
Plot: adoption, family problems, political unrest, family relations, society, state affairs, incest, riot, parents and children, danger, human nature, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Seven Days in May (1964)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A U.S. Army general alerts the president of a planned military coup against him.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, intense ...
Plot: cold war, conspiracy, u.s. air force, nuclear, politics, secret service, revolution, white house, betrayal, terrorism, espionage, military ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, future, 70s
Place: pentagon, russia, texas, latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 1K
Triple Agent (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Spain, Greece, Russia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Popular Front wins elections, the Spanish Civil War begins, and Hitler and Stalin are manipulating and spying. The brilliant exile, Fiodor Voronin, a general at 20, is the deputy at the White Russian Military Union, probably slated to replace ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, enigmatic, psychological
Plot: espionage, government agency, politics, secret agents, political corruption, life is a bitch, betrayal, undercover, rebellion, dishonesty, love triangle, uncover truth ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: france, russia, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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