Movies like Kandagar

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Kandagar (2010)
 6.7
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Kandagar (2010)
Original name: Кандагар
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A docudrama about the escape of Russian pilots after being taken hostage by the Taliban in 1996.
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, harsh
Plot: hostage, escape, taliban, fight, friendship, destiny, danger, hostage situation, captivity, aviator, terrorism, team, showdown, islamic terrorism, struggle for survival, terrorist attack, airplane
Place: afghanistan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, suspense, suspenseful and captivating films with plots about danger, soldier, military, murder, violence, war and friendship mostly in Action, Drama and War genres. Some movies like Kandagar: 22 Minutes (2014), Balkan Line (2019), Special Forces (2011), Jarhead 2: Field of Fire (2014), Leaving Afghanistan (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.3
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22 Minutes (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Russia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: 22 minutes got Russian marine to free a hijacked oil tanker far from shore.
Style: based on true events, tense, suspense, touching, suspenseful ...
Plot: ship, navy, firearm, daring rescue, military, capture, hostage situation, pirate, heroism, struggle for survival, navy seal, soldier ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 9K
Balkan Line (2019)
Genre: Action, War
Country: Russia, Serbia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: 1999, Serbia is bombed and Kosovo region is left for plunder by bandits under command of Albanian warlord, Smuk. The removal of the human organs take place within the territories bandits have taken, the robberies, mass assassinations and genocide. ...
Style: tense, thought provoking, suspenseful, disturbing, based on true events ...
Plot: nato, terrorism, female soldier, swat team, friendship, hostage, society, covert operation, culture clash, civil war, islam, abduction ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, serbia, albania, kosovo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
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Special Forces (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Afghanistan. War correspondent Elsa Casanova is taken hostage by the Taliban. Faced with her imminent execution, a Special Forces unit is dispatched to free her. In some of the world’s most breathtaking yet hostile landscapes, a relentless pursuit ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: taliban, kidnapping, journalist, soldier, daring rescue, danger, swat team, sniper, adventure, military, deadly, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: tense, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: taliban, navy seal, military, battles, wartime life, against the odds, heroes, danger, soldier, war, race against time, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Leaving Afghanistan (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: 1988-1989. The end of the Soviet-Afghan war. The USSR begins its withdrawal from Afghanistan. Soviet General Vasiliev's son - a pilot named Alexander gets kidnapped by the mujahideen after his airplane crashes. As a result the 108th motorized ...
Style: based on true events, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: russian soldier, wartime, hostage, war, danger, brotherhood, conflict, robbery, gun, murderer, mud, soviet army ...
Time: 1880s, 80s
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
15 Minutes of War (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: February 1976. Somalian rebels hijack a school bus carrying 21 French children and their teacher in Djibouti City. When the terrorists drive it to a no-man’s-land on the border between Somalia and French territory, the French Government sends out ...
Style: serious, suspense, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: sniper, hostage, terrorist, french foreign legion, terrorist group, hostage situation, child hostage, hostages, danger, kids in trouble, terrorist attack, saving a life ...
Time: year 1976, 70s
Place: somalia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Uri: The Surgical Strike (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Following the roguish terrorist attacks at Uri Army Base camp in Kashmir, India takes the fight to the enemy, in its most successful covert operation till date with one and only one objective of avenging their fallen heroes.
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, suspense, based on true events
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, terrorism, army, terrorist attack, military, murder, revenge, violence, crimes, danger, friendship, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, year 2016, year 2015, 2010s
Place: india, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 8.1
 2K
1971 (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: India
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Based on true facts, the film revolves around 6 brave soldiers who escape from the clutches of the Pakistan Army and risk death with honour and courage with sacrifice towards their journey home.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: pow, escape, army, military, soldier, courage, freedom, prisoner of war camp, danger, honor, indian pakistani, sacrifice ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: pakistan, india, kashmir
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Jarhead: Law of Return (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Major Ronan Jackson (Devon Sawa), an accomplished fighter pilot for the Israel Defense Forces and son of a U.S. Senator (Robert Patrick), is shot down while flying through Syrian airspace. After miraculously surviving the crash, Jackson is taken ...
Style: exciting, suspense, tense, disturbing
Plot: pow, torture, interrogation, machismo, airplane shot down, rescue, tough guy, soldier, brutality, violence, murder, heroes ...
Place: syria, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.3
 1K
The Patrol (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, Morocco
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Afghanistan, 2006, Helmand Province becomes one of the most dangerous places on Earth as the British Army is deployed into the Taliban heartland. The Operation, Herrick, became synonymous with the struggle as British troops fought a losing battle ...
Style: psychological, tense, realistic, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, survival, war, military, isolation, military life, british army, chaos, desert, confined, danger, anti war ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006, 2000s
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Last Rescue (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: World World II: Shortly after D-Day, three American soldiers and two Army Corps nurses are stranded behind enemy lines. They take a high-ranking German officer as their prisoner and try to orchestrate an escape.
Style: captivating, realistic, tense, suspense
Plot: world war two, escape, trench, field hospital, rescue, evacuation, d day, explosion, friendship, soldier, bravery, held captive ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.5
 274K
Lone Survivor (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
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: rough, captivating, tense, exciting, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, soldier, survival, terrorism, gunfight, courage, navy seal, war, death, military life, squad, battles ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, 2000s
Place: afghanistan, middle east, usa, iraq, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.9
 5K
Hurricane (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of the Polish fliers who found themselves fighting for the freedom of their own country in foreign skies. Seen through the eyes of Jan Zumbach, fighter ace and adventurer, it tells how the Poles, driven across Europe by the German war ...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, air battle, hurricane, air force, fighter plane, pilot, killed in action, warplane, heroic mission, friendship, danger, cabin ...
Place: united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Too Late the Hero (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A WWII film set on a Pacific island. Japanese and allied forces occupy different parts of the island. When a group of British soldiers are sent on a mission behind enemy lines, things don't go exactly to plan. This film differs in that some of ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, world war two, adventure, anti war, british army, war, survival, destiny, danger, rescue, soldier, rivalry ...
Time: year 1942, 70s
Place: the philippines, england, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.9
 227
Volcano (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 180 min.
Story: When a dormant volcano suddenly erupts into activity beneath Laach Lake in the Eiffel mountains, panic breaks out among the 500.000 residents.
Style: disaster movie, suspense, tense, psychological, captivating
Plot: fire, escape, panic, danger, lava, fright, fear, volcanic eruption, rescue, natural disaster, chaos, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Semper Fi (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Cal is a dedicated cop who also serves as a sergeant in the Marine Corps Reserve. When his reckless half brother lands in jail for accidentally killing a man, Cal and his buddies hatch a plan to break him out of prison -- no matter what the cost.
Style: psychological, captivating, suspense, disturbing, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, violence, brutality, adaptation, murder, life is a bitch, crimes, friendship, danger, dishonesty, deadly, society ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.6
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War (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: During the bloody war in Chechnya, a British couple and two Russian soldiers are taken hostage by Chechen rebels. Two of the hostages are then released to bring the money for the British woman who is forced to wait for the ransom.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: captivity, rescue, gang, ransom, heroes, life is a bitch, military, ransom demand, violence, military officer, kidnapping, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chechnya, russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Assault on VA-33 (2021)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Decorated army veteran Jason Hill is on a routine visit to the local VA hospital when organized terrorists infiltrate the building and take hostages, including a decorated general, and Hill’s wife. The highly trained veteran is outnumbered and the ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: hostage, terrorist, hospital, post traumatic stress disorder, showdown, rescue mission, terrorist attack, hostage situation, ex soldier, husband wife relationship, counter terrorism, protector ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 5.4
 754
Afghan Luke (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Disheartened when his story about Canadian snipers possibly mutilating corpses in Afghanistan is buried, Luke (Nick Stahl) quits his job but is even more determined to return to Afghanistan to get the real story. With his offbeat buddy, Tom (Nicolas ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: journalism, war correspondent, military, anti war, buddies, idealism, danger, media, graphic violence, friends, war, soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.6
 1K
Icebreaker (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At the the Killington ski resort something has gone awry. Evil terrorists led by the sinister Greig have taken the resort hostage with a stolen nuclear device. It's up to Ski Patrol bum Matt Foster to save the day... and his fiancé.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, hostage, hostages, confined, save the day, danger, deadly, escapades, race against time, isolation, nuclear threat ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Soldier's Star (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, Germany, Afghanistan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Russian guitarist was enlisted in 1984 in the Afghan war. Imprisoned, he will meet an Afghan musician and a French journalist.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, disturbing, captivating
Plot: heroes, military, danger, journalism, state affairs, soldier, fight, freedom fighter, war, hostage, war in afghanistan, prisoners of war ...
Time: september 11 2001
Place: afghanistan, russia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.8
 27K
The Outpost (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A small unit of U.S. soldiers, alone at the remote Combat Outpost Keating, located deep in the valley of three mountains in Afghanistan, battles to defend against an overwhelming force of Taliban fighters in a coordinated attack. The Battle of ...
Style: brutal, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, u.s. army, war, roadblock, army, combat, battles, death, taliban, gunfight, danger, fight scenes ...
Time: 2000s, year 2006, year 2009, year 1984
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Last Frontier (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The story of the Podolsk cadets’ heroic stand outside Moscow in October 1941. Cadets were sent to the Ilyinsky line, fighting alongside units from the Soviet 43rd Army to hold back the German advance until reinforcements arrived. Hopelessly ...
Style: tense, exciting, rough, clever, non-linear ...
Plot: world war two, combat, attack, military, teenager, soldier, battles, war, rescue mission, death, captured, death of friend ...
Time: year 1941, 1940s, 20th century
Place: ussr, soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Saving Leningrad (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: September 1941. In a turn of events young lovebirds Kostya and Nastya find themselves on board of a barge that will evacuate people from sieged Leningrad. At night the barge gets into the storm. When it starts sinking, enemy planes - but not ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, exciting, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: life is a bitch, historical event, world war two, death, danger, hopes, society, love and romance, murder, rescue, catastrophe, friendship ...
Time: year 1941
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 28K
Memphis Belle (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The "Memphis Belle" is a World War II bomber, piloted by a young crew on dangerous bombing raids into Europe. The crew only have to make one more bombing raid before they have finished their duty and can go home. In the briefing before ...
Style: tense, exciting, rough, serious, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: bomber, war, battles, soldier, world war two, military, one last job, mission, behind enemy lines, friendship, airplane, rescue ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: europe, england, united kingdom, germany, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.6
 57K
Hotel Mumbai (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA, UK, India, Singapore
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Based on the 2009 documentary Surviving Mumbai about the Mumbai attacks in 2008 at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in India.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, factual, tense
Plot: terrorist attack, hostage, terrorism, terrorist, courage, jihad, hotel, survival, counter terrorism, religious fanatic, shooting, islam ...
Time: 2000s, year 2008
Place: india, pakistan, mumbai india, australia, adelaide south australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 3K
Furious (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A story of a legendary battle, where seventeen fearless warriors defend their land against an army of thousands well-trained soldiers. In 13th-century Mongol warrior hordes and their leader, Batu Khan, control most of the known world. As the Mongols ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, rough, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fight scenes, friendship, murder, danger, life is a bitch, heroes, heroic mission, twists & turns, medieval, swordsman, fire, rescue ...
Time: 13th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Field of Lost Shoes (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of teenage cadets sheltered from war at the Virginia Military Institute must confront the horrors of an adult world when they are called upon to defend the Shenandoah Valley.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, touching
Plot: american civil war, battles, war, teenage life, military, youth, danger, battle, teenage boy, friendship, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1860s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Inbetween Worlds (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jesper is a soldier in the German army, who reports for a new tour of duty in Afghanistan. His unit is to protect a village from the Taliban.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, tense, captivating ...
Plot: translator, soldier, war, wartime life, culture clash, danger, gain trust, battle zone, friendship, military, village, threat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: afghanistan, pakistan, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.6
 73K
12 Strong (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A team of CIA agents and special forces head into Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks in an attempt to dismantle the Taliban.
Style: based on true events, suspenseful, exciting, touching, rough ...
Plot: taliban, heroism, al qaeda, behind enemy lines, machismo, soldier, cia, swat team, military, murder, war on terror, deception ...
Time: september 11 2001, 2000s, year 2001, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, usa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%