Movies like Munich

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Munich (2005)
 7.5
 206K
Munich (2005)
Genre: Action, 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: bleak, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, tense, based on true events, factual, intense, brutal, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, mossad, secret agents, murder, politics, assassination, jewish, terrorist, vengeance, revenge, hostage, justice, bomb, paranoia, tragedy, olympics, cia, suicide, loyalty, assassination attempt, cafe, patriotism, explosion, stabbing ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: middle east, europe, israel, lebanon, paris france, germany, palestine ...

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Most similar movies to Munich

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, tense and serious films with plots about betrayal, assassination, violence, corruption, politics, storytelling and mentor mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Munich: Zero Dark Thirty (2012), The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008), The Debt (2010), The Good Shepherd (2006), The Point Men (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
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, rough, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, manhunt, military, swat team, assassination, navy seal, al qaeda, espionage, 9/11, terrorist, explosion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, year 2003, september 11 2001 ...
Place: pakistan, middle east, iraq, poland, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, Czech Republic
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Der Baader Meinhof Komplex depicts the political turmoil in the period from 1967 to the bloody "Deutschen Herbst" in 1977. The movie approaches the events based on Stefan Aust's standard work on Die Rote Armee Fraktion (RAF). The ...
Style: intellectual, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: terrorism, revolution, politics, robbery, anti war, political unrest, police brutality, journalist, trial, judge, german, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, year 1976, year 1974 ...
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, cyprus, dubai ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, politics, rivalry, danger, deadly, sport team, media, isolation, hijacking, assassination, murder ...
Time: 70s, year 1972
Place: germany, europe, west germany, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 63K
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: mossad, secret agents, war criminal, spy, secret agent, haunted by the past, moral dilemma, righting the wronged, war crime, cold war, redemption, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 90s, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: israel, middle east, germany, europe, ukraine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: spy, cold war, double agent, cia, espionage, betrayal, invasion, suspicion, politics, patriotism, intrigue, idealism ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 50s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: cuba, usa, washington d.c., congo, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Point Men (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Some time after their botched operation to capture a known Palestinian terrorist, a team of Israeli agents starts to get killed off one by one. Their leader must get to the bottom of things before the killer(s) plan is complete.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, espionage, secret agents, assassination, undercover, assassination attempt, vengeance, crimes, save the day, working undercover, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: palestine, middle east, israel, zurich switzerland, tel aviv israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 27K
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, realistic, emotional, suspenseful, factual ...
Plot: murder, loss of spouse, investigation, politics, friendship, faith, kidnapping, journalism, execution, missing person, muslim, fbi ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, september 11 2001, 2000s ...
Place: pakistan, middle east, los angeles, new york, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 53K
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: rough, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, cia, kidnapping, terrorist, war on terror, government agency, undercover, state affairs, senator, police brutality, surveillance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, chicago illinois, washington d.c., usa, cape town south africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.4
 22K
Paradise Now (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Palestine, France, Germany, Netherlands, Israel
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Paradise Now is filmed from the perspective of two Palestinian men who are preparing to perform a suicide attack in Israel. This is the first film to deal with the subject of suicide bombers.
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, bleak, rough, controversial ...
Plot: terrorism, israeli palestinian conflict, suicide, freedom, politics, bomb, friendship, self sacrifice, occupation, destiny, introspection, mission gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, palestine, palestinian authority, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serious, intense, bleak ...
Plot: war criminal, investigation, politics, murder, on the run, fighting the system, law enforcement, danger, life is a bitch, state affairs, haunted by the past, deadly ...
Time: 1990s, 1940s, 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france, vichy, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, rough, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, conspiracy, 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, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 124K
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: thought provoking, tense, realistic, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: terrorism, cia, capitalism, globalization, politics, corruption, espionage, spy, danger, deal, political conspiracy, political unrest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, lebanon, persia, usa, switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.4
 67K
The Siege (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The secret US abduction of a suspected terrorist leads to a wave of terrorist attacks in New York that lead to the declaration of martial law.
Style: rough, thought provoking, bleak, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, islam, martial law, fbi, siege, civil rights, working undercover, race against time, fighting the system, law enforcement, white house, reluctant partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 79K
Arlington Road (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Threats from sinister foreign nationals aren't the only thing to fear. Bedraggled college professor Michael Faraday has been vexed (and increasingly paranoid) since his wife's accidental death in a botched FBI operation. But all that takes ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, conspiracy, bomb, paranoia, murder, neo noir, professor, fbi, uncover truth, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., st. louis missouri, west virginia, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 208K
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: serious, tense, realistic, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, spy, cia, espionage, government agency, intelligence agency, danger, off the grid, torture, bomb, beating, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, jordan, dubai, manchester england, manchester ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Devil's Own (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Frankie McGuire, one of the IRA's deadliest assassins, draws an American family into the crossfire of terrorism. But when he is sent to the U.S. to buy weapons, Frankie is housed with the family of Tom O'Meara, a New York cop who knows ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, police investigation, betrayal, terrorist, murder, friendship, vengeance, danger, rebelliousness, against the odds, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, northern ireland, ireland, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 54K
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, twists and turns, exciting, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, fbi, faith, undercover, traitor, spy, bomb, prison, working undercover, suicide bomber, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1978
Place: sudan, london, nova scotia, toronto ontario canada, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
In the Line of Fire (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Veteran Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan is a man haunted by his failure to save President Kennedy while serving protection detail in Dallas. Thirty years later, a man calling himself "Booth" threatens the life of the current President, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret service, bodyguard, obsession, assassination attempt, election, undercover, gunfight, assassin, stalking, cia, rivalry, terrorism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, washington d.c., usa, chicago illinois, phoenix arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, terrorism, race against time, graphic violence, stadium, political intrigue, zeppelin, chases and races, crimes, state affairs, deadly, rescue ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: miami, florida, usa, washington d.c., beirut lebanon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 96K
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, rough, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: terrorism, hijacking, airplane, 9/11, terrorist, tragic event, self sacrifice, death, war on terror, passenger, peril, failed attempt ...
Time: 21st century, september 11 2001, contemporary, year 2001, 2000s
Place: boston, new york, virginia, pennsylvania, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 186K
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: female assassin, chase, teenage girl, secret agents, undercover, vengeance, female killer, danger, hitman, young heroes, cia, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, morocco, europe, germany, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 112K
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: based on true events, intense, suspense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: rescue mission, heroism, terrorism, gunfight, american abroad, courage, politics, survival, machismo, war, mercenary, cia ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s, 21st century, year 2011
Place: libya, langley virginia, pentagon, washington d.c., middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 46K
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, terrorist, terrorism, hostage, hotel, courage, religious fanatic, shooting, survival, survivor, siege, reporter ...
Time: 2000s, year 2008
Place: india, mumbai india, pakistan, australia, bombay india ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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The Memory of a Killer (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Vincke and Verstuyft are one of the best detective teams of the Antwerp police force. When they are confronted with the disappearance of a top official and the murder of two prostitutes, the trail leads to the almost retired assassin Angelo Ledda. ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, psychological ...
Plot: hitman, murder, police investigation, criminal's revenge, race against time, memory loss, mental illness, unlikely partners, one last job, law enforcement, deadly, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: antwerp, brussels, belgium, europe, marseille ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 8K
The Package (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Experienced Green Beret sergeant Johnny Gallagher is escorting a prisoner, Airborne Ranger Thomas Boyette, back to the US, but Boyette escapes and Gallagher must risk life and limb to catch him.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, military, investigation, soldier, airport, assassination attempt, sergeant, prisoner, politics, conspiracy, state affairs, government agency ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, europe, chicago illinois, russia, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 558K
Argo (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
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: suspenseful, tense, captivating, clever, factual ...
Plot: cia, hostage, rescue mission, behind enemy lines, danger, secret agents, american abroad, daring rescue, hollywood, hidden identity, race against time, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1979, year 1981 ...
Place: usa, middle east, langley virginia, iran, tehran iran ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 84K
Patriots Day (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An account of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis's actions in the events leading up to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists behind it.
Style: intense, suspense, tense, factual, exciting ...
Plot: terrorism, chief of police, police chief, manhunt, gunfight, investigation, surveillance, violence, courage, islam, tragedy, brutality ...
Time: year 2013, 2010s, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 277K
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, tricky, intense ...
Plot: espionage, cold war, cia, spy, lawyer, pilot, rescue, legal, danger, justice, mission, undercover ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, year 1960, 1960s ...
Place: soviet union, usa, europe, berlin germany, east germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 222K
Valkyrie (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Germany, Italy, Spain, France, Japan
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, factual, bad ending, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, nazism, resistance, war, bomb, deception, treason, assassination attempt, betrayal, courage, nazi germany, plan gone awry ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe, tunisia, munich germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 13K
Carlos (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 330 min.
Story: The story of Venezuelan revolutionary, Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, who founded a worldwide terrorist organization and raided the OPEC headquarters in 1975 before being caught by the French police.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, epic, atmospheric ...
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, hostage situation, revolutionary, gunfight, crimes, wanted, radical, murderer, mission, leader, danger ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: lebanon, middle east, europe, sudan, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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