Movies like Policeman

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Policeman (2011)
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Policeman (2011)
Original name: השוטר
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A member of an Israeli anti-terrorist unit clashes with a group of young radicals.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, bleak, suspense, biting
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, terrorism, rebellion, fighting the system, social decay, state affairs, swat team, crimes, social differences, society, rebelliousness, politics, terrorist, wedding, hostage, murder, revolution, male nudity, police officer, police, female nudity, cancer, friendship between men, massage, pregnant woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east

Most similar movies to Policeman

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, disturbing and thought provoking films with plots about society, state affairs, politics, terrorism, danger, life is a bitch and crimes mostly in Drama, Thriller and War genres. Some movies like Policeman: Bethlehem (2013), A Bottle in the Gaza Sea (2010), Boxed (2002), October (1994), Inch'Allah (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Bethlehem (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Israel, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Bethlehem tells the story of the unlikely bond between Razi, an Israeli secret service officer, and his Palestinian informant Sanfur, the younger brother of a senior Palestinian militant. Razi recruited Sanfur when he was just 15, and developed a ...
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, spy, terrorism, undercover, special agents, double agent, moral dilemma, society, informant, murder, teenager, jewish ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005
Place: israel, venice, palestinian authority, middle east
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A Bottle in the Gaza Sea (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tai is 17 years old. Naim is 20. She's Israeli. He's Palestinian. She lives in Jerusalem. He lives in Gaza. They were born in a land of scorched earth, where fathers bury their children. They must endure an explosive situation that is not ...
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: friendship, interracial relations, israeli palestinian conflict, rebelliousness, family life, friends, terrorism, politics, society, adolescence vs adulthood, political unrest, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, palestine, israel, palestinian authority
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Boxed (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The thriller Boxed addresses the little-known fact that the Irish Republican Army would bring in sympathetic priests to administer last rites to those they were about to execute. The film analyzes the fallout that occurs when one of these priests ha ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: ira, fighting the system, rebellion, uncover truth, idealism, social decay, moral dilemma, society, terrorism, legal, clergy, politics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
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49%
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October (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In October 1970, one group from the Front de Liberation du Quebec kidnapped the British Consul in Montreal. Few days later, a second group did the same with one of the Minister of the Quebec Government. If the first was released, the second was ...
Style: sad, serious, realistic, rough, bleak ...
Plot: terrorism, murder, kidnapping, terrorist, working class, rebellion, confined, state affairs, crimes, politics, good versus evil, society ...
Time: 70s, year 1970
Place: canada, quebec
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47%
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Inch'Allah (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Canadian doctor finds her sympathies sorely tested while working in the conflict ravaged Palestinian territories.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, disturbing, emotional, serious ...
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, doctors and patients, political unrest, society, injustice, friendship, wartime life, life is a bitch, doctor, tragedy, terrorism, woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, palestine, middle east, jerusalem, palestinian authority
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Language of the Enemy (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An American Jewish man visiting Jerusalem for the funeral of his father gets sucked into a world of violent intrigue after meeting a mysterious, beautiful Palestinian woman.
Style: realistic, tense, emotional, psychological, talky ...
Plot: terrorism, political unrest, politics, couples, undercover, unfulfillment, society, american, femme fatale, life turned upside down, intrigue, israeli palestinian conflict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, palestinian authority, jerusalem
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41%
Citizen Verdict (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marty Rockman, the notorious producer of the hit reality-TV show "So Sue Me", has a brand new concept: "Citizen Verdict". Each week a real criminal case will be tried before the American people, but this time they're also ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: jury, courtroom drama, tv show, dishonesty, crimes, legal investigation, life is a bitch, state affairs, fighting the system, rebellion, legal, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, florida
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41%
Good Morning, Night (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The 1978 kidnapping and murder of Aldo Moro, president of the most important political party in Italy at the time, Democrazia Cristiana, as seen from the perspective of one of his assailants -- a conflicted young woman in the ranks of the Red ...
Style: disturbing, serious, tense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: terrorism, hostage, revolution, politics, murder, crimes, political unrest, rebelliousness, captivity, head of state, state affairs, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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38%
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AFR (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Danmarks statsminister Anders Fogh Rasmussen er blevet myrdet. Den hovedmistænkte er statsministerens homoseksuelle elsker Emil. I tiden efter mordet møder vi en lang række af verdens politikere og magtfulde mennesker, fra Kofi Annan til Pia ...
Style: serious, cynical, clever, thought provoking, suspense ...
Plot: campaign, assassination, state affairs, dishonesty, society, crimes, politics, satire, minister, artists and showbiz, media, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
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36%
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Close to Home (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Smadar (Smadar Sayar) and Mirit (Naama Schendar), both 18 years old, are assigned to patrol the streets of Jerusalem together as part of their military service. Worlds apart in their personality their initial frosty relationship changes to ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, suspense
Plot: soldier, politics, military life, friendship, terrorism, women, crimes, lgbtq, lgbt, jewish, military, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: jerusalem, israel, middle east
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34%
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Strip Search (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Strip Search follows several parallel stories examining personal freedoms vs. national security in the aftermath of 9/11; two main subplots involve an American woman detained in China and an Arab man detained in New York City.
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, realistic, serious, political
Plot: terrorism, investigation, confined, government agency, life is a bitch, captivity, manipulation, male nudity, politics, prison, bdsm, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, usa
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33%
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Epilogue (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hayuta and Berl, an elderly couple, find it hard to adjust to today's Israel and to the social changes surrounding them. After years of struggle, the two refuse to let go of their communal dreams, and of their revolutionary plans to build a ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy
Plot: elderly, introspection, society, fighting the system, life is a bitch, idealism, anti capitalism, social decay, golden years, husband wife relationship, public health, elderly lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
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31%
Scheherazade, Tell Me a Story (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A female talk show host in Cairo, Egypt, stirs up a political controversy when she focuses her on-air discussions on the topic of women's issues.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, tense, touching ...
Plot: journalism, politics, hopes, introspection, tv show, injustice, state affairs, dentist, media, rebelliousness, idealism, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, egypt, middle east
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28%
The Kitchen Toto (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The son of a priest slain by the Mau Mau moves in with a police officer and his wife in 1950 Kenya.
Style: suspense, realistic, serious, thought provoking, biting ...
Plot: youth, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), family life, discrimination, political unrest, culture clash, interracial relations, moral dilemma, social differences, racism, master and servant ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: africa, kenya
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27%
The Rainbow Warrior (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Peter Wilcox (Voight), as skipper of the 'Rainbow Warrior', a Greenpeace ship, docks in Auckland, July 1985, preparing for a protest against French nuclear testing in the south pacific. When a bomb rips open the vessel, killing a crew ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: environmental, environmental issue, terrorist attack, catastrophe, disaster, conspiracy, rebellion, heroes, escapades, special agents, state affairs, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new zealand
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26%
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Strike (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In poverty, she found strength. In oppression, she found courage. In solidarity, she found a reason to believe again. Acclaimed German actress Katharina Thalbach (THE TIN DRUM, SOPHIE’S CHOICE) stars in this hard-hitting historical drama set during ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: politics, working class, labor union, rebellion, fighting the system, ambition, human spirit, injustice, society, workplace, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, europe
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25%
The Little Drummer Girl (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An American Actress with a penchant for lying is forceably recruited by Mosad, the Israeli intelligence agency to trap a Palestinian bomber, by pretending to be the girlfriend of his dead brother.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, political thriller
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mossad, politics, spy, espionage, terrorism, state affairs, intrigue, undercover, secret agents, political intrigue, double agent, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: middle east, israel, greece, germany, england ...
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25%
Nothing Personal (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A raw depiction of the Belfast 'troubles' as savage tribal warfare. Set shortly after the 1975 cease fire, the film focuses on the tribulations of Kenny, Protestant leader of a group of Shankill Road Loyalists, and his one-time friend ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, rough, bleak
Plot: ira, irish republican army, tragic hero, society, life is a bitch, crimes, dishonesty, military, heroes, gang, fighting the system, politics ...
Time: 70s
Place: ireland, northern ireland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Horses of God (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Tunisia, Morocco
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The film follows two brothers over the course of a decade. While they begin as kids in search of thrills in the sprawling slums of Morocco’s Sidi Moumen, we witness their gradual, and ultimately shocking, radicalisation.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, rough, social ...
Plot: terrorism, suicide bomber, terrorist attack, muslim, radical, society, family relations, brother brother relationship, murder, islam, poverty, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, september 11 2001, 90s
Place: morocco
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25%
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Infiltration (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A tragical-comedy film story that follows a young non-combatant platoon with defective fitness. Set in "Bahad 4" in the 50's, the movie focuses mainly on two characters: Alon (Oz Zehavi), who believes he was accidentally sent to Bahad ...
Style: realistic, psychological, bleak, serious, captivating ...
Plot: military life, military base, power relations, boot camp, basic training, military, social differences, society, immigrants, humiliation, lgbt, jewish ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: israel
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25%
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The F Word (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A frustrated radio DJ takes to the streets of Manhattan during the Republican National Convention after the FCC has slapped his station with $1 million in indecency fines, and popular radio personality Joe Pace (Josh Hamilton) isn't going down ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, disturbing, political
Plot: politics, radio dj, fighting the system, rebellion, injustice, republican, idealism, hopes, chaos, americana, state affairs, protest ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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25%
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The Wall (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Produced, written and directed by Yılmaz Güney within his own personal experiences of capital offense, he dedicates Duvar to male teenagers aged 13 to 19 living behind the bars under diabolical treatments. These teenagers get barbaric corporal ...
Style: political, art house, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: kurd, juvenile delinquency, prison life, holocaust, sex crime, traumatic childhood, social injustice, politics, child abuse, revolutionary, kids in trouble, injustice ...
Time: 80s
Place: kurdistan, turkey, europe, france
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24%
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Manpower (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An intelligent social issues drama, Manpower sketches a portrait of four men in crisis. Moving between scathing realism and subtle irony, the film raises questions of belonging and uprooting, exile and emigration, home and family. Meir Cohen is a ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: social decay, introspection, moral dilemma, human nature, realism, society, immigrants, discrimination, interracial relations, life is a bitch, hopes, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The Kindergarten Teacher (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A teacher discovers in a five year-old child a prodigious gift for poetry. Amazed and inspired by this young boy, she decides to protect his talent in spite of everyone.
Style: realistic, serious, clever, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: obsession, female teacher, kindergarten, dedicated educator, teaching the ways of the world, unfulfillment, single parent, losing-it hero, prodigy, family relations, teachers and students, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, boston, jerusalem, madrid, tel aviv israel
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24%
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Naomi (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ilan Ben-Natan is a man on his sixties and a well-known professor of astrophysics at the University of Haifa. He is married with Naomi, a 28 years old, attractive book illustrator. Inclined to suspect, he finds out her wife's betrayal and then ...
Style: realistic, tense, psychological, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: infidelity, murder, obsession, love triangle, couples, redemption, crumbling marriage, crimes, investigation, disposing of a dead body, jealousy, affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
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24%
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Blackout (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: BLACKOUT takes you inside the personal journey of what went down and what it was really like in Brooklyn, NY on August 14. It examines the nature of man to take advantage of his own fellow man outside of normal conditions, in times of weakness and ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: society, chaos and mayhem, city life, interracial relations, lie, violence, crimes, nypd, stash, woman, danger, urban
Time: year 2003, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
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24%
Gift from Above (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A story with a bit of despair: six or seven families who live in the same blocks that surround a parking lot. And they are all involved in each other’s lives.
Style: semi serious, rough, erotic, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: strong sexual content, heist, family life, crimes, dishonesty, male nudity, society, sex, airport, erection, thief, theft ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, israel
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24%
Lilet Never Happened (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, UK, Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lilet Never Happened is the rollercoaster story of how a young girl, struggling to survive in the streets of Manila, spirals down into child prostitution. She is a fighter. She is a dreamer. She is a rebel and she thinks she can handle the world ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: kids in trouble, life is a bitch, social decay, youth, society, prostitute, sexual abuse, pedophilia, social worker, prostitution, police, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: manila philippines, asia, the philippines
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90 Minutes (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Director Eva Sørhaug (Cold Lunch) reveals the rage and violence lurking beneath seemingly tranquil domesticity in her bold and uncompromising sophomore feature.
Style: tense, disturbing, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: family problems, family relations, violence spree, crimes, domestic disturbance, domestic violence, divorce, graphic violence, breaking point, under the surface, rape, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe
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Terrorist on Trial: The United States vs. Salim Ajami (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: There is no question that the Arab terrorist portrayed by Robert Davi is guilty of killing five US citizens in Barcelona. Even his lawyers have zero respect for the rabidly sociopathic Davi. But Jewish defence attorney Ron Leibman is obsessed with ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: lawyer, professor, terrorist, court, terrorism, legal, power relations, injustice, state affairs, protagonist as suspect, politics, rebellion ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, spain
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23%