Movies like Munich

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Munich (2005)
 7.6
 197K
Munich (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and execute those responsible for the attack.
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, factual, based on true events, bleak, brutal, realistic, thought provoking, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, assassination, politics, revenge, terrorism, murder, jewish, vengeance, secret agents, morality, justice, paranoia, tragedy, cia, death, suicide, loyalty, assassination attempt, cafe, patriotism, explosion, bomb, stabbing, moral ambiguity, political ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: middle east, europe, israel, lebanon, germany, palestine, egypt ...

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Most similar movies to Munich

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and interesting films with plots about assassination, betrayal, corruption, dialogue, murder, storytelling and politics mostly in Thriller, Drama and History genres. Some movies like Munich: Body of Lies (2008), Zero Dark Thirty (2012), Syriana (2005), The Good Shepherd (2006), Rendition (2007). 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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 ⇓
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%
The Good Shepherd (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Edward Wilson, the only witness to his father's suicide and member of the Skull and Bones Society while a student at Yale, is a morally upright young man who values honor and discretion, qualities that help him to be recruited for a career in ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: cold war, spy, cia, espionage, betrayal, invasion, double agent, politics, suspicion, intrigue, patriotism, idealism ...
Time: 40s, 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1940s ...
Place: cuba, usa, congo, africa, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 6.8
 52K
Rendition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When an Egyptian terrorism suspect "disappears" on a flight from Africa to Washington DC, his American wife and a CIA analyst find themselves caught up in a struggle to secure his release from a secret detention facility somewhere outside ...
Style: serious, rough, disturbing, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: politics, cia, terrorism, kidnapping, state affairs, undercover, government agency, senator, war on terror, police brutality, surveillance, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, usa, washington d.c., north africa, cape town south africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Statement (2003)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada, France, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film is set in France in the 1990s, the French were defeated by the Germans early in World War II, an armistice was signed in 1940 which effectively split France into a German occupied part in the North and a semi-independent part in the south ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: politics, investigation, murder, on the run, hitman, danger, law enforcement, fighting the system, deadly, state affairs, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, vichy, paris france, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.6
 92K
United 93 (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A real time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on 9/11 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: hijacking, airplane, terrorism, september 11 2001, 9/11, passenger, self sacrifice, tragic event, stabbing, death, untimely death, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2001, 2000s
Place: virginia, new jersey, cleveland ohio, usa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.6
 254K
Bridge of Spies (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany, India, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: During the Cold War, the Soviet Union captures U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers after shooting down his U-2 spy plane. Sentenced to 10 years in prison, Powers' only hope is New York lawyer James Donovan, recruited by a CIA operative to negotiate ...
Style: realistic, suspense, serious, intense, suspenseful ...
Plot: cold war, cia, espionage, lawyer, pilot, rescue, danger, justice, spy, mission, undercover, secret agent ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1957, year 1960, 1960s ...
Place: usa, soviet union, europe, east germany, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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21 Hours at Munich (1976)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A dramatization of the incident in 1972 when Arab terrorists broke into the Olympic compound in Munich and murdered 11 Israeli athletes.
Style: rough, disturbing, sincere, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, state affairs, confined, chases and races, hostages, violence spree, danger, murder, politics, rivalry, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 70s, year 1972
Place: germany, europe, west germany, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
 212K
Valkyrie (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Wounded in Africa during World War II, Nazi Col. Claus von Stauffenberg returns to his native Germany and joins the Resistance in a daring plan to create a shadow government and assassinate Adolf Hitler. When events unfold so that he becomes a ...
Style: tense, bad ending, suspenseful, factual, realistic ...
Plot: resistance, deception, bomb, treason, assassination attempt, betrayal, nazism, courage, plan gone awry, nazis, conspiracy, war ...
Time: year 1944, 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1943
Place: germany, europe, normandy, bavaria, tunisia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 61K
The Debt (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Hungary, Israel
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Rachel Singer is a former Mossad agent who tried to capture a notorious Nazi war criminal – the Surgeon of Birkenau – in a secret Israeli mission that ended with his death on the streets of East Berlin. Now, 30 years later, a man claiming to be ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: spy, secret agents, secret agent, mossad, haunted by the past, righting the wronged, moral dilemma, war crime, nazi, cold war, redemption, man in a wheelchair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 60s, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: israel, middle east, germany, europe, ukraine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Last King of Scotland (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Young Scottish doctor, Nicholas Garrigan decides it's time for an adventure after he finishes his formal education, so he decides to try his luck in Uganda, and arrives during the downfall of President Obote. General Idi Amin comes to power and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, brutal, factual ...
Plot: dictatorship, doctor, politics, corruption, torture, against humanity, blacks and whites, attempted murder, head of state, assistant, atrocity, polygamy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: uganda, africa, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.2
 129K
Defiance (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Based on a true story, during World War II, four Jewish brothers escape their Nazi-occupied homeland of West Belarus in Poland and join the Soviet partisans to combat the Nazis. The brothers begin the rescue of roughly 1,200 Jews still trapped in ...
Style: epic, realistic, emotional, captivating, rough ...
Plot: jewish, camp, holocaust, russian, survival, war, escape, self sacrifice, partisan, forest, nazism, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1941, year 1942
Place: poland, europe, germany, israel, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.0
 130K
JFK (1991)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, serious, disturbing, factual ...
Plot: president, political conspiracy, assassination, investigation, cia, kennedy assassination, fighting the system, political corruption, evidence, district attorney, government, legal ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 1960s
Place: new orleans, texas, washington d.c., cuba, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Walk on Water (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Israel, Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eyal, an Israeli Mossad agent, is given the mission to track down and kill the very old Alfred Himmelman, an ex-Nazi officer, who might still be alive. Pretending to be a tourist guide, he befriends his grandson Axel, in Israel to visit his sister ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: german, family secret, tourist, mossad, nazi germany, redemption, confrontation with superior, undercover, workaholic, introspection, understanding, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, germany, europe, middle east, argentina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.8
 177K
Hanna (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A 16-year-old girl raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe. Tracked by a ruthless operatives, she faces startling revelations about her existence and questions about her humanity.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, young heroes, vengeance, cia, undercover, training, danger, teenage girl, heroes, parents and children, female killer, secret agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, morocco, germany, europe, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Odessa File (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: After reading the diary of an elderly Jewish man who committed suicide, freelance journalist Peter Miller begins to investigate the alleged sighting of a former SS-Captain who commanded a concentration camp during World War II. Miller eventually ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, murder, war criminal, espionage, revenge, assassin, diary, attempted murder, journalism, war crime, suicide, concentration camp ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1964, year 1963
Place: germany, europe, israel, west germany, hamburg germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.8
 6K
Black Sunday (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An Israeli anti-terrorist agent must stop a disgruntled Vietnam vet cooperating in a plot to commit a terrorist plot at the Super Bowl.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, terrorism, race against time, political intrigue, stadium, danger, rescue, state affairs, crimes, chases and races, deadly, gunfight ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: miami, usa, florida, beirut lebanon, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 7.8
 68K
Black Book (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Netherlands, Germany, UK, Belgium
Duration: 145 min.
Story: In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance.
Style: tense, realistic, psychological, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: nazism, holocaust, espionage, betrayal, german, occupation, jewish, spy, war, interrogation, gunfight, resistance ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 40s, 1960s, 1950s ...
Place: holland, netherlands, europe, israel, belgium ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.7
 530K
Argo (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA 'exfiltration' specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian ambassador.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, clever, factual ...
Plot: cia, behind enemy lines, danger, american abroad, daring rescue, hostage, secret agents, life risking, escapades, race against time, government agency, hidden identity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 2001, year 1980, year 1981 ...
Place: usa, iran, langley virginia, middle east, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Crossing Guard (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After his daughter died in a hit and run, Freddy Gale has waited six years for John Booth, the man responsible, to be released from prison. On the day of release, Gale visits Booth and announces that he will kill him in one week. Booth uses his time ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: revenge, murder, obsession, haunted by the past, redemption, vengeance, tragedy, rivalry, deadly, hopes, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, nebraska, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Domino Killings (1977)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: UK, USA, Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tucker is a chronic underachiever and a loser. A Vietnam war veteran who just can't seem to keep out of trouble, in the years since his discharge. The only thing he got out of the war was his skill with a rifle. Now, serving a long stretch in ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, prison, danger, dishonesty, deadly, heroes, government agency, assassination attempt, undercover, terrorism, espionage, confined ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, spain, vietnam, asia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Dying of the Light (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Bahamas, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Evan Lake, a veteran CIA agent, has been ordered to retire. But when his protégé uncovers evidence that Lake's nemesis, the terrorist Banir, has resurfaced, Lake goes rogue, embarking on a perilous, intercontinental mission to eliminate his ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, track down, retirement, espionage, undercover, special agents, secret agents, danger, revenge, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, kenya, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 7.8
 6K
The Tunnel (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, Olympic swimmer Harry Melchior defects from East Germany in the 1960s and hatches a daring plot to help his sister and others flee East Berlin through a 145-yard underground tunnel.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Plot: tunnel, betrayal, politics, cold war, berlin wall, escape, political unrest, communism, parents and children, family relations, escapades, state affairs ...
Time: 1960s
Place: germany, europe, german democratic republic, east berlin, east germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Dry White Season (1989)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Taking place during the 1976 Soweto uprising, the story follows a white school teacher whose life and values are threatened when he asks questions about the death of a young black boy who died in police custody.
Style: disturbing, clever, serious, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: racism, fighting the system, rebellion, discrimination, injustice, society, interracial relations, crimes, legal action, state affairs, life is a bitch, legal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: south africa, africa, canada, england, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.3
 151K
Layer Cake (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a seemingly straight-forward drug deal goes awry, XXXX has to break his die-hard rules and turn up the heat, not only to outwit the old regime and come out on top, but to save his own skin...
Style: stylized, realistic, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cocaine, drug lord, drug dealing, organized crime, betrayal, greed, violence, murder, hitman, neo noir, attempted murder, one last job ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 90s, 1960s ...
Place: england, london, europe, netherlands, zurich switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Parallax View (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ambitious reporter, investigating a senator's assassination, realizes witnesses to the shooting are systematically dying and discovers a multi-million dollar corporation which serves as a front for the recruitment of political assassins.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: assassination, politics, senator, investigation, murder, corruption, neo noir, political conspiracy, political corruption, reporter, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: seattle, los angeles, usa, seattle washington, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 26K
A Mighty Heart (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on Mariane Pearl's account of the terrifying and unforgettable story of her husband, Wall Street Journal reporter Danny Pearl's life and death.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: execution, murder, kidnapping, politics, faith, investigation, loss of spouse, journalism, friendship, muslim, disappearance, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 2000s
Place: pakistan, middle east, manhattan new york city, israel, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
 15K
Topaz (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A French intelligence agent becomes embroiled in the Cold War politics first with uncovering the events leading up to the 1962 Cuban Missle Crisis, and then back to France to break up an international Russian spy ring.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious ...
Plot: espionage, betrayal, cold war, kgb, nato, cia, state affairs, secret agents, chases and races, undercover, rebellion, double agent ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1962, 1960s
Place: cuba, new york, france, usa, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Flame and Citron (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Denmark, Germany, Norway, France, Sweden, Finland, Czech Republic
Duration: 130 min.
Story: During Nazi occupation, red-headed Bent Faurschou-Hviid ("Flame") and Jørgen Haagen Schmith ("Citron"), assassins in the Danish resistance, take orders from Winther, who's in direct contact with Allied leaders. One shoots, ...
Style: realistic, psychological, gloomy, sincere, serious ...
Plot: resistance, dishonesty, betrayal, assassin, double agent, gestapo, traitor, nazism, war, partners, political unrest, couples ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1940, year 1944
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen, stockholm sweden, copenhagen denmark ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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