Movies like Green Zone

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Green Zone (2010)
 6.8
 121K
Green Zone (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, France, Spain, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: During the U.S.-led occupation of Baghdad in 2003, Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller and his team of Army inspectors were dispatched to find weapons of mass destruction believed to be stockpiled in the Iraqi desert. Rocketing from one booby-trapped and treacherous site to the next, the men search for deadly chemical agents but stumble instead upon an elaborate cover-up that threatens to invert the purpose of their mission.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, thought provoking, rough, exciting, intense, suspense, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, soldier, pow, cia, army, deception, patriotism, military, gulf war, weapon of mass destruction, investigation, political conspiracy, danger, dishonesty, political unrest, uncover truth, state affairs, fellow agent, politics, bomb, chase, spy, invasion, muslim, politician ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003
Place: iraq, middle east, israel

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Most similar movies to Green Zone

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about murder, danger, war, death, explosion, machine gun and violence mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Green Zone: Body of Lies (2008), Syriana (2005), The Hurt Locker (2008), The Kingdom (2007), Traitor (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 198K
Body of Lies (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The CIA’s hunt is on for the mastermind of a wave of terrorist attacks. Roger Ferris is the agency’s man on the ground, moving from place to place, scrambling to stay ahead of ever-shifting events. An eye in the sky – a satellite link – ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, clever, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, spy, cia, espionage, government agency, danger, torture, off the grid, track down, bomb, beating, terror ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, jordan, dubai, manchester england, syria ...
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100%
 6.9
 120K
Syriana (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The Middle Eastern oil industry is the backdrop of this tense drama, which weaves together numerous story lines. Bennett Holiday is an American lawyer in charge of facilitating a dubious merger of oil companies, while Bryan Woodman, a ...
Style: tense, realistic, clever, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: cia, globalization, bomb, politics, corruption, espionage, terrorism, suicide, assassination, capitalism, prince, loss of son ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, lebanon, usa, switzerland, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 388K
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential enemy and every object could be a deadly bomb.
Style: realistic, suspense, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, marines, military, sniper, army, bomb, explosion, death, courage, iraq war, violence, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 112K
The Kingdom (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A team of U.S. government agents is sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, investigation, fbi, special agents, chase, track down, team, hunt down, torture, loss of friend, evidence, disfigurement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, washington d.c., usa, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 53K
Traitor (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When straight arrow FBI agent Roy Clayton heads up the investigation into a dangerous international conspiracy, all clues seem to lead back to former U.S. Special Operations officer, Samir Horn.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, fbi, faith, undercover, terrorism, traitor, prison, working undercover, bomb, track down, danger, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1978
Place: sudan, marseille, washington d.c., nova scotia, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 71K
Eye in the Sky (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A military officer in command of a drone operation to capture terrorists in Kenya sees her mission escalate from “capture” to “kill” just as a nine-year old girl enters the kill zone.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: drone, terrorist, surveillance, terrorism, military, child in peril, technology, spy, chase, moral dilemma, terrorist plot, top secret ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pearl harbor, nevada, england, beijing china, kenya ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 134K
Spy Game (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, Japan, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Veteran spy Nathan Muir is on the verge of retiring from the CIA when he learns that his one-time protégé and close friend, Tom Bishop, is a political prisoner sentenced to die in Beijing. Although their friendship has been marred by bad blood and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, stylized, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, spy, espionage, rescue, mentor, cold war, bribery, torture, execution, vietnam war, working undercover, secret agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s
Place: china, east germany, vietnam, beirut lebanon, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, sniper, espionage, terrorism, conspiracy, surveillance, murder, helicopter, race against time, undercover, analyst, terrorist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, year 2001 ...
Place: russia, pennsylvania, moscow russia, manhattan new york city, afghanistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.8
 44K
Fair Game (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Wife and mother Valerie Plame (Naomi Watts) has a double life as a CIA operative, hiding her vocation from family and friends. Her husband, Joseph Wilson (Sean Penn), writes a controversial article in The New York Times, refuting stories about the ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, suspenseful, serious, factual ...
Plot: cia, political conspiracy, newspaper, relationship vs career, price of justice, state affairs, crumbling marriage, fighting the system, journalism, life turned upside down, misled, righting the wronged ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, year 1995, year 2001 ...
Place: usa, iraq, africa, thailand, beirut lebanon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 102K
13 Hours (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Malta, Morocco, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.
Style: suspense, bilingual, based on true events, surprise ending, intense ...
Plot: heroism, war, american abroad, assault rifle, siege, mercenary, courage, survival, politics, gunfight, cia agent, death ...
Time: 2010s, year 2011, year 2012, 21st century
Place: libya, langley virginia, washington d.c., pentagon, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 157 min.
Story: A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6 in May, 2011.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, talky, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, cia, military, terrorism, assassination, torture, espionage, track down, 9/11, explosion, al qaeda, terrorist group ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, year 2005, year 2003 ...
Place: pakistan, middle east, iraq, langley virginia, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The One That Got Away (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The existence of the anti-Iraq coalition was threatened when Saddam targetted Israel. In order to keep Israel out of the war, and the coalition together the Scuds had to be stopped. SAS patrol Bravo Two Zero, under the command of Sgt. Andy McNab was ...
Style: exciting, captivating, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gulf war, soldier, military, desert, anti war, escapades, war, confined, danger, captivity, battles, military life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: iraq, israel, middle east, syria, saudi arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France, Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bourne is brought out of hiding once again by reporter Simon Ross who is trying to unveil Operation Blackbriar, an upgrade to Project Treadstone, in a series of newspaper columns. Information from the reporter stirs a new set of memories, and Bourne ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, chases and races, manhunt, fighting the system, danger, secret agents, corruption, conspiracy, uncover truth, violence, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: langley virginia, europe, madrid, moscow russia, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
J.S.A.: Joint Security Area (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the DMZ separating North and South Korea, two North Korean soldiers have been killed, supposedly by one South Korean soldier. But the 11 bullets found in the bodies, together with the 5 remaining bullets in the assassin's magazine clip, ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: soldier, friendship, investigation, military, suicide, shooting, war, politics, deadly, dishonesty, assassination, espionage ...
Time: 90s
Place: korea, north korea, south korea, asia, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 4K
Route Irish (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, France, Italy, Belgium, Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A private security contractor in Iraq rejects the official explanation of his friend's death and decides to investigate.
Style: tense, thought provoking, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, society, gulf war, love triangle, state affairs, life is a bitch, uncover truth, love and romance, dealing with death, war, funeral, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.5
 244K
Lone Survivor (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level al-Qaeda operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy ambush. As they confront unthinkable odds, the SEALs must find ...
Style: captivating, tense, rough, exciting, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, military, gunfight, soldier, courage, battles, war, terrorism, selflessness, squad, military life, enemy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005, 2000s
Place: afghanistan, middle east, usa, iraq, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Chaos Factor (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An American army intelligence officer discovers corruption and murder by American soldiers in Vietnam.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, investigation, car chase, soldier, military, government agency, heroes, deadly, fighting the system, dishonesty, military life, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
Place: cambodia, china, asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 10K
Redacted (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Redacted is a film written and directed by Brian De Palma that is a fictional drama loosely based on the Mahmudiyah killings in Iraq.
Style: rough, disturbing, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: iraq war, military life, soldier, war, military, battles, media, journalism, danger, state affairs, politics, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 6.5
 63K
Act of Valor (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a covert mission to rescue a kidnapped CIA operative uncovers a chilling plot, an elite, highly trained U.S. SEAL team speeds to hotspots around the globe, racing against the clock to stop a deadly terrorist attack.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: navy, military, terrorism, cia, bomb, soldier, scuba diving, heroism, pistol, terrorist plot, pregnant wife, navy seal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: somalia, mexico, costa rica, san diego california, ukraine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Human Shield (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Human Shield is a 1991 film directed by Ted Post. It stars Michael Dudikoff and Tommy Hinkley. It is about a former government agent who must save his diabetic brother from Iraqi abductors.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, danger, special agents, deadly, family life, heroes, against the odds, battles, war, hostages, confined, state affairs ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, year 1985
Place: iraq, iran, middle east, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Bravo Two Zero (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When an elite eight-man British SAS team is dropped behind enemy lines, their mission is clear: take out Saddam Hussein's SCUD missile systems. But when communications are cut and the team finds themselves surrounded by Saddam's army, ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gulf war, behind enemy lines, soldier, military, military life, danger, tough heroes, battles, chases and races, adventure, escapades, heroic mission ...
Time: 1990s
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.6
 376K
Fury (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, China, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Last months of World War II in April 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theater, a battle-hardened U.S. Army sergeant in the 2nd Armored Division named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank called "Fury" and its five-man ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, tense, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, military, nazi germany, heroism, battles, heroic mission, battle zone, rivalry, confined, danger, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1945
Place: europe, germany, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.
Style: realistic, captivating, bleak, rough, epic ...
Plot: military, battles, war, sniper, courage, army, heroic mission, rescue, d day, self sacrifice, bravery, cowardice ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1944
Place: normandy, france, europe, poland, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Uncommon Valor (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A group of Vietnam War veterans re-unite to rescue one of their own left behind and taken prisoner by the Vietnamese...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, jungle, prison, soldier, rescue, vietnam veteran, war, survival, adventure, against the odds, captivity ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, texas, bangkok thailand, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Jarhead 2: Field of Fire (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Battle-scarred and disillusioned by the war, Corporal Chris Merrimette is put in charge of a unit whose next mission is to resupply a remote outpost on the edge of Taliban-controlled territory. While driving through the hostile Helmand province, a ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, taliban, chases and races, heroic mission, battle zone, soldier, terrorism, chaos, genocide, race against time, life is a bitch, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: afghanistan, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 780
The Situation (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The first U.S.-made film drama set during the Iraq war, THE SITUATION chronicles the tragic death of an Iraqi teenager at the hands of U.S. soldiers. The incident sets off an "investigation," a cover-up, and complications involving Iraqi ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: iraq war, media, terrorism, leadership, deadly, fighting the system, political unrest, military life, danger, battles, racism, idealism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: middle east, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.6
 13K
5 Days of War (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Georgia, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An American journalist and his cameraman are caught in the combat zone during the first Russian airstrikes against Georgia. Rescuing Tatia, a young Georgian schoolteacher separated from her family during the attack, the two reporters agree to help ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, rough, tense, exciting ...
Plot: military, war zone, torture, explosion, invasion, interrogation, news report, cameraman, bombing, soldier, death, journalist ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, year 2007
Place: tbilisi
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 48K
Hart's War (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Fourth-generation Army Col. William McNamara is imprisoned in a brutal German POW camp. Still, as the senior-ranking American officer, he commands his fellow inmates, keeping a sense of honor alive in a place where honor is easy to destroy, all ...
Style: serious, tense, rough, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: war, soldier, frame up, army investigation, racism, trial, military, human spirit, captivity, confined, black people, u.s. army ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, belgium, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Tears of the Sun (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Navy SEAL Lieutenant A.K. Waters and his elite squadron of tactical specialists are forced to choose between their duty and their humanity, between following orders by ignoring the conflict that surrounds them, or finding the courage to follow their ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, soldier, moral dilemma, war crime, daring rescue, danger, rescue, war, rebel, genocide, u.s. army, army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nigeria, africa, iraq, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.6
 188K
Jason Bourne (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The most dangerous former operative of the CIA is drawn out of hiding to uncover hidden truths about his past.
Style: suspense, exciting, intense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: cia, chase, rogue agent, amnesia, assassin, espionage, surveillance, betrayal, survival, cia agent, danger, martial arts ...
Time: 1990s, 2010s, 2000s
Place: las vegas, greece, usa, athens greece, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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