Movies that are like Paradise Now

If you like "Paradise Now" you are probably looking for bleak, realistic, disturbing and serious movies of Crime, Drama and Thriller genre about / that have / with terrorism, friendship, politics, suicide, islam, political and violence themes shot in Palestine or France.
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 7.5
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Paradise Now
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Palestine, France, Germany, Netherlands, Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, serious, reflective, compassionate, tense, talky, intellectual, dramatic, harsh, emotional, sad, meditative, intense, biting, melancholic, interesting, earnest, cerebral, depressing, rough, suspenseful, thought provoking, psychological, brutal
Plot: terrorism, friendship, politics, suicide, islam, political, violence, sacrifice, brainwashing, jews, political unrest, life philosophy, tragedy, catholicism, brutality, genocide, assassination, religion, idealism, freedom, morality, relationships, runaway, unlikely friendships, death, justice, betrayal, propaganda, violent, life & death, guilt, courage, god, corruption, survival, sexualized violence, childhood, honest, visceral, danger, pornography, storytelling, prejudice, depression, poverty, humanity, muslim, redemption, murder, manipulation, ethnic conflict, weapons, terror, suicide mission, unemployment, civil war, loneliness, character study, deadly, secrets, mentor, torture, philosophy, culture clash, hopes, state affairs, life is a bitch, friends, introspection, destiny, martyr, occupation, self sacrifice, bomb, jewish, mechanic, mission gone awry, coin toss, dignity, bus stop, koran, strapped to a bomb, fortune telling, freedom fighter, oppression, israeli palestinian conflict, injustice, doubt, palestinian, following someone, pride, suicide bomber, informant, angel, collaborator, demonstration, keys, reckless driving, traitor, haircut, checkpoint, childhood friend, arabic, water pipe, street life, refugee camp, wristwatch, mossad, israeli, explosive, shaving, honor, being followed, barbed wire, arab, death of husband, paradise, street market, traffic light, factory, border crossing, settler, border patrol, resistance, terrorist, execution, grave, surgery, mirror, taxi driver, helicopter, sleeping, urination, toilet, explosion, rocket, taxi, kidnapping, video camera, rifle, photograph, cell phone, pursuit, machine gun, bus, running, gun, prostitute, suitcase, fence, revenge, bathroom, death of father, singing, brother brother relationship, cigarette smoking, coward, crying, trust, singer, fear, prayer, boy, food, eating, tea, listening to music, money, friend, chase, wedding, humiliation, father son relationship, photographer, soldier, mother son relationship, camera, kiss, school, suffering, social problems, deal, old friend, army, conflict, world politics, drinking
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, palestine, palestinian authority, morocco, tel aviv israel, sweden, jerusalem, france
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Mexico, USA, Puerto Rico
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, dramatic and intense films with plots including politics, mentor, culture clash, brutality, catastrophe, betrayal and storytelling themes mostly in Drama, Thriller and War genres. Some movies like Paradise Now: September 11 (2002), Syriana (2005), West Beirut (1998), A Mighty Heart (2007), Traitor (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.0
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September 11
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, Egypt, Japan, Mexico, USA, Iran
Duration: 134 min.
Style: bleak, serious, atmospheric, realistic, disturbing, dramatic, emotional, intense, gloomy, interesting, talky, melancholic, reflective, cerebral, brutal, intellectual, clever, factual, stylized, absurd, idiotic, entertaining, bloody, suspense
Plot: terrorism, politics, 9/11, islam, life & death, political, innocence lost, greed, tragedy, genocide, brutality, fascism, propaganda, injustice, violence, world politics, corruption, guilt, catastrophe, unsociability, war on terror, skyscraper, media, elderly, storytelling, alone in the world, prejudice, jews, death, suicide, dialogue, danger, mentor, capitalism, ethnic conflict, aids, oil, conspiracy, village, multiple storylines, male nudity, secrets, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, society, poverty, life philosophy, paranoia, runaway, censorship
Time: 2000s
Place: iran, middle east, israel, europe, former yugoslavia, palestine, iraq, egypt, usa, new york, mexico, manhattan new york city
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 7.0
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Syriana
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 128 min.
Style: realistic, tense, clever, cerebral, suspenseful, serious, dramatic, intellectual, interesting, captivating, enigmatic, non-linear, bleak, talky, intense, disturbing, suspense, cynical, harsh, thought provoking, reflective
Plot: political corruption, politics, assassination, corruption, oil, capitalism, cia, espionage, islam, terrorism, world politics, political, political conspiracy, greed, conspiracy, betrayal, business, moral ambiguity, storytelling, brainwashing, secrets, paranoid, twists & turns, manipulation, corporate america, multiple storylines, suicide, propaganda, political unrest, idealism, dialogue, globalization, weapons, paranoia, justice, death, brutality, tragedy, culture clash, pornography, redemption, mentor, journalism, lawyer, bomb, catastrophe, war on terror, crimes, danger, arms dealing
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, europe, israel, lebanon, switzerland, latin america, persia, usa, tehran iran, iran, beirut lebanon, geneva switzerland, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   89%
    User:   79%
 
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 7.8
 3K
West Beirut
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Norway, Lebanon, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, reflective, realistic, dramatic, harsh, melancholic, bleak, satirical, compassionate, lyrical, earnest, talky, macabre, brutal, breathtaking, meditative, interesting, depressing, emotional, sad
Plot: coming of age, politics, civil war, ethnic conflict, friendship, innocence lost, war, unlikely friendships, teenage life, tragedy, political, wartime life, revolution, drinking, life & death, nudity (full frontal - brief), storytelling, culture clash, sacrifice, brutality, betrayal, childhood, prejudice, finnish, islam, mentor, catastrophe, poverty, transformation, poetry, youth, segregation, loneliness, military life, judaism, pornography, bollywood, redemption, identity, idealism, battles, humanity, life philosophy, fall in love, society, lebanese, pepsi cola, lamb, hashish, baker
Time: 90s, year 1975
Place: middle east, israel, lebanon, palestine, tokyo, japan, poland, beirut lebanon, syria, france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.7
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A Mighty Heart
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, emotional, factual, bleak, tense, dramatic, intense, suspenseful, interesting, heartbreaking, harsh, melancholic, touching, sexy, cerebral, brutal, talky, earnest, clever, based on memoir, breathtaking, road movie
Plot: kidnapping, politics, journalism, murder, investigation, world politics, nudity (topless - notable), islam, tragedy, courage, missing person, life & death, brutality, political, corruption, police investigation, guilt, adaptation, torture, storytelling, runaway, death, nudity (full frontal - brief), fbi, pregnancy, faith, secrets, greed, catastrophe, new love, sadness, loss, terror, friendship, honest, pornography, confined, mentor, justice, betrayal, jews, visceral, internet, crimes, survival, violent, love story, sexualized violence, loneliness, moral ambiguity
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: middle east, pakistan, israel, afghanistan, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   85%
 
 7.0
 51K
Traitor
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, twists and turns, serious, rough, suspense, tense, intense, dramatic, interesting, factual, entertaining, clever, twist ending, tricky, surprise ending, talky
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, islam, protagonist as suspect, conspiracy, spy, surveillance, twists & turns, religion, spies, plot twist, brainwashing, fbi, weapons, chase, secret agents, violence, political, corruption, politics, secrets, cia, mentor, betrayal, violent, assassination, catastrophe, propaganda, sacrifice, dialogue, storytelling, war, torture, murder, traitor, car bomb, escape, prison, faith, bomb, alcohol, stereotypes, arms dealer, greed, working undercover, guns, runaway, delinquent, kidnapping, honest
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1978
Place: middle east, israel, africa, london, sudan, marseille, nova scotia, chicago illinois, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   88%
 
 7.6
 190K
Munich
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Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, dramatic, tense, serious, rough, suspense, intense, factual, interesting, bleak, brutal, emotional, talky, thought provoking, disturbing, epic, harsh, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, assassination, terrorism, espionage, revenge, vengeance, assassin, murder, violence, jews, sexualized violence, islam, moral ambiguity, judaism, assassins, violent, tragedy, political, brutality, world politics, war, storytelling, morality, hostages, secrets, betrayal, justice, guilt, corruption, paranoia, courage, survival, jewish, olympics, visceral, conspiracy, genocide, weapons, secret agents, pornography, dialogue, assassination attempt, idealism, guns, manipulation, holocaust, gratuitous violence, propaganda, sacrifice, palestinian
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: israel, palestine, europe, middle east, germany, bangladesh, lebanon, cyprus, frankfurt germany, brussels belgium, munich germany, jordan, vichy, netherlands, beirut lebanon, geneva switzerland, tel aviv israel, syria, sweden, egypt, jerusalem, moscow russia, rome italy, italy, switzerland, athens greece, manhattan new york city, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   79%
 
Innocent Voices
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Mexico, USA, Puerto Rico
Duration: 120 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, heartbreaking, captivating, dramatic, brutal, harsh, factual, touching, bleak, disturbing, sincere, sentimental, bloody, earnest, compassionate, uplifting, reflective, breathtaking, sad
Plot: innocence lost, war, politics, civil war, childhood, village, wartime, human spirit, brutality, political, coming of age, idealism, poverty, courage, tragedy, ethnic conflict, weapons, radio, sacrifice, children, revolution, survival, islam, prejudice, military, freedom, parents and children, gangs, propaganda, mentor, bollywood, kids and family, transformation, friendship, culture clash, political unrest, corruption, catastrophe, beautiful scenery, finnish, runaway, parallel universe, violence, world politics, youth, family relations, soldier, siblings relations, village life, wartime life
Time: 80s
Place: israel, africa, middle east, latin america, iraq, japan, poland, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   76%
 
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Rendition
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, dramatic, disturbing, intense, thought provoking, interesting, twist ending, tense, cerebral, earnest, emotional, factual, psychological
Plot: politics, terrorism, torture, cia, political, world politics, islam, surveillance, corruption, conspiracy, idealism, brainwashing, kidnapping, secrets, propaganda, justice, government agency, greed, brutality, espionage, paranoia, assassination, business, betrayal, 9/11, intelligence, terrorist, senator, happy ending, storytelling, oil, guilt, war on terror, government, cruelty, terror, hijacking, police brutality, politician, introspection, morality, catastrophe, family drama, manipulation, culture clash, conspiracy theory, state affairs, sexualized violence, vengeance, mentor
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, israel, usa, egypt, south africa, iraq, north africa, chicago illinois, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   77%
 
Walk on Water
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Israel, Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, dramatic, suspense, captivating, harsh, interesting, sincere, compassionate, atmospheric, surprise ending, intense
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, germany, europe, argentina, middle east, istanbul turkey, tel aviv israel, jerusalem, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   72%
 
 5.4
 7K
The Body
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Israel, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, biblical, tense, bad ending, suspense, intense, light, intellectual, sexy, philosophical, talky, interesting, exciting
Plot: politics, religion, christianity, christian, jesus, god, clergy, science, catholicism, judaism, jews, kidnapping, archaeology, islam, religions or cults, adventure, catastrophe, atheism, mentor, first contact, natural disaster, redemption, culture clash, twists & turns, doubt, secrets, investigation, destiny, police investigation, conspiracy theory, happy ending, escapades, corruption, political, life philosophy, conspiracy, runaway, dialogue, betrayal, sacrifice, love story, heroes, apocalypse, self discovery, society, jewish, courage, hospital, obsessive quest, writers
Time: contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   55%
 
The Baader Meinhof Complex
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, France, Czech Republic
Duration: 150 min.
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, rough, dramatic, factual, suspenseful, brutal, tense, harsh, bloody, talky, intense, stylized, psychological, enigmatic, disturbing, intellectual, sincere, interesting, absurd, suspense
Plot: idealism, terrorism, politics, brutality, german, rebellion, violence, realism, fascism, fighting the system, political, violent, capitalism, anti war, assassination, revolution, police investigation, islam, corruption, genocide, nazis, visceral, justice, prison, political unrest, nudity (topless - notable), gangs, culture clash, civil war, runaway, urban, freedom, nazi, catastrophe, prejudice, pornography, storytelling, ethnic conflict, nudity (full frontal - brief), sacrifice, tragedy, vengeance, weapons, adaptation, raf, terror, mentor, manipulation, honest, world politics
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1977, year 1976, year 1967, year 1974, year 1970, year 1972, 1960s
Place: germany, europe, israel, east germany, west germany, west berlin west germany, cyprus, lithuania, dubai, persia, brussels belgium, munich germany, jordan, iran, sicily, hamburg germany, bolivia, middle east, mexico city, palestine, somalia, indonesia, rome italy, berlin germany, stockholm sweden, canada
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System:   62%
    User:   58%
 
 6.8
 118K
Green Zone
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, France, Spain, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, intense, rough, suspense, dramatic, factual, thought provoking, entertaining, interesting, exciting, absurd
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, gulf war, military, soldier, iraq war, politics, conspiracy, political, conspiracy theory, weapons, world politics, espionage, propaganda, corruption, cia, chase, assassination, secrets, uncover truth, oil, political unrest, betrayal, surveillance, visceral, wartime, violence, vengeance, dialogue, battle zone, journalism, sacrifice, brutality, idealism, islam, arms dealer, mentor, weapon of mass destruction, culture clash, catastrophe, assassin, torture, justice, fight scenes, fascism, terrorism, spy, morality, civil war, courage, storytelling
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003
Place: iraq, middle east, israel
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System:   58%
    User:   59%
 
 6.8
 6K
Kandahar
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 85 min.
Style: bleak, surreal, serious, disturbing, tense, realistic, lyrical, harsh, talky, melancholic, atmospheric, sincere, enigmatic, art house, road movie, breathtaking, sexy, absurd, reflective, dramatic, stylized, depressing, brutal
Plot: islam, desert, on the road, obsessive quest, women, politics, survival, poverty, tragedy, suicide, new wave, culture clash, brutality, terrorism, weapons, red cross, taliban, refugee, death, teacher, life, ethnic conflict, sister, disappearance, travel, village, sisters, danger, catastrophe, political, dialogue, runaway, honest, betrayal, idealism, vengeance, prejudice, drinking, hidden identity, indians, surrealism, life & death, brainwashing, mentor, journalism, storytelling, world politics, british, bollywood, race against time
Time: contemporary
Place: middle east, canada, afghanistan, iran, africa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   50%
 
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 7.7
 11K
Carlos
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 330 min.
Style: suspenseful, tense, epic, serious, enigmatic, captivating, realistic, dramatic, talky, breathtaking, reflective, cerebral, harsh, meditative, ironic, interesting, disturbing, atmospheric, psychological, stylized, sexy, absurd, bad ending, melancholic, exciting, bleak, light, dark
Plot: terrorism, crime, drugs/alcohol, male nudity, criminal heroes, censorship, assassination, violent, brutality, german, politics, betrayal, character study, cold war, mentor, assassins, greed, violence, vengeance, political, assassin, crimes, corruption, obsession, art, car bomb, hostage situation, gun, idealism, gunfight, hitman, danger, life philosophy, tragedy, revolution, complex characters, oil, kidnapping, catastrophe, capitalism, adaptation, surveillance, deadly, childhood, visceral, storytelling, culture clash, french, fugitives, hostages
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 90s
Place: africa, middle east, europe, sudan, lebanon, budapest, frankfurt germany, vienna, beirut lebanon, iraq, syria, egypt, palestine, israel, austria, france, south america, paris france, germany, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   56%
 
Turtles Can Fly
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Iran, France, Iraq
Duration: 98 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, rough, heartbreaking, reflective, clever, harsh, dramatic, offbeat, tense, melancholic, light, sincere, disturbing, enigmatic, talky, stylized, absurd, atmospheric, depressing, breathtaking, emotional, factual, sad
Audience: teens
Plot: gulf war, war, village, orphan, innocence lost, iraq war, camp, children, childhood, weapons, young heroes, brutality, islam, rape, death, civil war, survival, suicide, runaway, politics, landmine, dead child, tank, refugee, electricity, muslim, bicycle, boy, soldier, drinking, life & death, anti war, oil, poverty, wartime life, mentor, storytelling, censorship, pornography, sacrifice, catastrophe, culture clash, military, sexualized violence, dialogue, tragedy, adolescence, political, bullying, friendship
Time: 20th century, 21st century
Place: iraq, middle east, iran, kurdistan, california, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   56%
 
 7.5
 231K
Lone Survivor
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Style: realistic, bleak, intense, serious, dramatic, factual, rough, brutal, tense, suspenseful, suspense, emotional, stylized, entertaining, exciting, captivating, disturbing, surprise ending, interesting, harsh, heartbreaking, scenic, touching, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, war, military, courage, soldier, realism, sacrifice, gunfight, gory, navy seal, terrorism, weapons, brutality, propaganda, violence, catastrophe, death, mentor, visceral, revenge, life & death, islam, corruption, battles, fight scenes, culture clash, gulf war, wartime, politics, chase, beautiful scenery, prejudice, blood, runaway, vengeance, assassination, dangerous mission, justice, danger, torture, dialogue, betrayal, political, friendship, explosions, violent, heroes, adaptation, storytelling, arms dealer
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, 2000s
Place: afghanistan, iraq, middle east, usa, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   46%
 
Lions for Lambs
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, reflective, talky, intense, earnest, intellectual, dramatic, cerebral, psychological, idiotic, factual, philosophical, bad ending, interesting, compassionate, emotional, suspense
Plot: war, politics, propaganda, military, journalism, iraq war, political, manipulation, teachers and students, world politics, islam, idealism, terrorism, media, dialogue, corruption, mentor, war on terror, past, terrorist, journalist, catastrophe, state affairs, courage, sacrifice, power relations, betrayal, justice, brainwashing, president, destiny, storytelling, honest, revolution, censorship, soldier, vietnam war, culture clash, weapons, gulf war, life philosophy, stereotypes, greed, brutality, adaptation, wartime, first contact, fascism, multiple storylines, prejudice
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: afghanistan, usa, iraq, middle east, iran, california, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   46%
 
 7.1
 189K
Body of Lies
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Style: clever, realistic, tense, serious, intense, rough, suspense, entertaining, suspenseful, interesting, dramatic, melancholic, exciting, talky, cerebral, enigmatic, cynical, surprise ending, tricky, earnest
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, spy, espionage, cia, government agency, surveillance, islam, political, betrayal, world politics, secret service, war, spies, torture, conspiracy, politics, danger, secrets, twists & turns, secret agents, corruption, wartime, plot twist, assassination, chase, dialogue, mentor, vengeance, brutality, greed, assassin, intelligence agency, beating, violence, iraq war, cold war, kidnapping, track down, catastrophe, storytelling, oil, falsely accused, terror, journalist, technology, moral ambiguity, propaganda, sacrifice, weapons, murder
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, jordan, iraq, dubai, israel, syria, manchester england, saudi arabia, langley virginia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   55%
 
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Ararat
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Country: Canada, France
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Style: disturbing, serious, thought provoking, realistic, enigmatic, talky, factual, intellectual, emotional, gloomy, dramatic, reflective, melancholic, harsh, psychological, interesting, cerebral, compassionate, earnest, absurd
Plot: genocide, politics, ethnic conflict, holocaust, jews, islam, haunted by the past, pornography, against humanity, brainwashing, civil war, filmmaking, creativity, catastrophe, freedom, storytelling, brutality, political, memory, death, culture clash, destiny, armenian, guilt, self discovery, dialogue, tragedy, jewish, artist, betrayal, mentor, psychology, secrets, stereotypes, adaptation, parents and children, art, obsession, propaganda, moral ambiguity, segregation, runaway, redemption, identity, alternate reality, painting, family in crisis, alone in the world, prejudice, greed
Time: 1910s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, year 1915, 1930s
Place: canada, turkey, middle east, israel, armenia, ottoman empire, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   59%
 
The Terrorist
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 95 min.
Style: bleak, tense, realistic, reflective, captivating, serious, harsh, psychological, intense, melancholic, talky, suspenseful, disturbing, enigmatic, cerebral, meditative, breathtaking, brutal, stylized, scenic, emotional, atmospheric, intellectual
Plot: politics, assassination, jungle, terrorism, life & death, suicide, assassin, childhood, mentor, storytelling, indians, secrets, runaway, existentialism, pornography, courage, children, brutality, danger, assassins, bollywood, philosophy, loneliness, destiny, tragedy, freedom, culture clash, violence, splatter, deadly, idealism, obsession, male nudity, justice, beautiful scenery, dialogue, betrayal, art, friendship, soldier, isolation, head of state, sacrifice, catastrophe, pregnancy, battles, coming of age, crimes, state affairs, landmine
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia, middle east
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The Stoning of Soraya M.
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, disturbing, serious, brutal, heartbreaking, dramatic, gloomy, light, harsh, sad, compassionate, touching, intense, reflective, atmospheric, earnest, suspense, interesting, breathtaking, bleak, dark
Plot: adultery, death penalty, islam, village, religion, tragic hero, brutality, corruption, murder, women, tragedy, justice, courage, greed, witnessing a crime, family bonds, storytelling, conspiracy, life & death, betrayal, death, destructive relationship, judaism, politics, prejudice, violent, propaganda, destiny, sacrifice, alone in the world, idealism, honest, beautiful scenery, pornography, violence, stoning, cowardice, car, sadism, catastrophe, political, discrimination, small town, humanity, survival, torture, religious fundamentalism, world politics, injustice, ethnic conflict
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: iran, middle east, israel, persia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   56%
 
 7.4
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Osama
Genre: Drama
Country: Afghanistan, Ireland, Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, serious, harsh, captivating, brutal, thought provoking, heartbreaking, compassionate, sincere, reflective, melancholic, touching, talky, dramatic, breathtaking, stylized, interesting, depressing, emotional, sad
Plot: survival, islam, women, hidden identity, brutality, coming of age, poverty, childhood, runaway, rebellion, hospital, culture clash, workplace, secrets, mentor, religion, idealism, adolescence, weapons, tragedy, vengeance, injustice, brainwashing, revolution, storytelling, catastrophe, cross dressing, coming-of-age, death, friendship, sexual abuse, political, danger, unlikely friendships, genocide, visceral, jews, honest, politics, drinking, torture, identity, dishonesty, betrayal, pornography, corruption, school, justice, gangs, escapades
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, iran, poland, pakistan, afghanistan
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System:   50%
    User:   44%
 
Not Without My Daughter
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Style: emotional, serious, thought provoking, realistic, factual, bleak, tense, touching, intense, sentimental, dramatic, melancholic, inspirational, suspense
Audience: chick flick
Plot: islam, culture clash, women, crumbling marriage, family, parents and children, catastrophe, doctors, courage, escape, mother daughter relationship, natural disaster, politics, violent husband, married couple, daughter, travel, family in crisis, propaganda, brutality, book, betrayal, revolution, prejudice, hopes, mentor, beautiful scenery, jews, runaway, internet, catholicism, destiny, stereotypes, love and romance, chase, adaptation, sacrifice, marriage, hospital, justice, freedom, interracial romance, religion, guilt, nudity (full frontal - brief), honest, dialogue, society, happy ending, death
Time: 80s
Place: iran, middle east, israel, persia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   51%
 
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United 93
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, intense, emotional, dramatic, factual, heartbreaking, suspense, captivating, interesting, disturbing, sincere, light, harsh, clever, talky, earnest, melancholic, cerebral, bleak, rough, tragic ending, sad
Plot: airplane, terrorism, hijacking, anti heroes, 9/11, islam, tragedy, courage, realism, sacrifice, visceral, race against time, manipulation, catastrophe, survival, honest, weapons, politics, dialogue, family, violence, greed, propaganda, brutality, conspiracy, innocence lost, storytelling, conspiracy theory, war on terror, political, culture clash, runaway, betrayal, chase, corruption, ethnic conflict, mentor, chases and races, life & death, natural disaster, police investigation, surveillance, brainwashing, happy ending, religion, violent, confined, crimes, danger, passenger
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2001, 2000s
Place: boston, california, cleveland ohio, virginia, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   48%
 
 7.3
 12K
Amen.
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, War
Country: France, Germany, Romania
Duration: 132 min.
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, dramatic, suspenseful, thought provoking, harsh, disturbing, clever, sincere, intense, earnest, talky, emotional
Plot: holocaust, genocide, concentration camp, catholicism, idealism, war, politics, nazi, jews, nazis, wartime, jewish, fascism, human spirit, propaganda, political, moral ambiguity, german, morality, camp, survival, conscience, vatican, pope, anti semitism, secrets, sacrifice, guilt, christian, courage, destiny, catastrophe, judaism, culture clash, death, brutality, corruption, euthanasia, doctor, runaway, weapons, torture, betrayal, nazi germany, race, mentor, ethnic conflict, world politics, nudity (full frontal - brief), prejudice
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: germany, poland, israel, argentina, austria, prague, czechoslovakia, romania, hungary, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   54%
 
A Most Wanted Man
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Style: tense, atmospheric, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak, cerebral, stylized, clever, gloomy, enigmatic, dramatic, intense, melancholic, interesting, talky, psychological, captivating, suspense, thought provoking
Plot: espionage, surveillance, spy, terrorism, spies, secret service, lawyer, intelligence, investigation, islam, politics, secrets, betrayal, german, corruption, cold war, muslim, dishonesty, urban, twists & turns, greed, torture, political, government agency, moral ambiguity, assassination, manipulation, conspiracy, terror, security, idealism, adaptation, world politics, paranoia, mentor, storytelling, morality, redemption, brutality, runaway, character study, catastrophe, immigrants, culture clash, danger, dialogue, guilt, brainwashing, police investigation, war on terror
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: germany, middle east, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   50%
 
The Reluctant Fundamentalist
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Qatar
Duration: 130 min.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic, earnest, intense, dramatic, thought provoking, reflective, psychological, emotional, intellectual, suspense, compassionate, interesting, melancholic, touching, twist ending, enigmatic, harsh, disturbing
Plot: immigrants, culture clash, family, islam, mentor, psychology, pornography, kidnapping, destiny, surveillance, politics, prejudice, 9/11, greed, storytelling, idealism, conspiracy, freedom, betrayal, corruption, terrorism, false accusation, wall street, first contact, capitalism, identity, disability, beautiful scenery, death, torture, psychiatry, secrets, runaway, political, survival, conflict, crisis, pakistani, terror, dream, hostage, life turned upside down, catastrophe, indians, poetry, ethnic conflict, dialogue, assassination, memory, misfit
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, middle east, usa, canada, boston, istanbul turkey, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   40%
 
 7.3
 9K
Savior
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, rough, factual, brutal, harsh, tense, compassionate, intense, emotional, disturbing, light, macabre, scenic, dramatic, gloomy, psychological, talky, depressing, cynical, suspenseful, reflective, suspense
Plot: war, redemption, civil war, genocide, ethnic conflict, soldier, wartime, brutality, violent, humanity, betrayal, beautiful scenery, islam, pregnancy, weapons, survival, honest, prejudice, storytelling, family, visceral, atrocity, culture clash, mercenary, politics, violence, sexualized violence, sacrifice, serbian, rape, revenge, vengeance, dialogue, battle zone, blood, idealism, murder, death, tragedy, women, good versus evil, wartime life, morality, corruption, political, catastrophe, insanity, woman in danger, mentor, jews
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: bosnia, europe, former yugoslavia, serbia, croatia, bosnia herzegovina
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   52%
 

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The Battle of Algiers
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Algeria, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Style: realistic, bleak, disturbing, serious, rough, harsh, tense, dramatic, talky, brutal, enigmatic, captivating, melancholic, reflective, thought provoking, bloody, breathtaking, interesting, atmospheric, suspenseful, intense, stylized, cerebral
Plot: idealism, war, revolution, torture, rebellion, french, military, realism, violence, islam, political, brutality, world politics, politics, colonialism, assassination, terrorism, visceral, runaway, civil war, wartime, resistance, freedom, corruption, violent, bomb, complex characters, surveillance, courage, weapons, algerian, muslim, independence, rebelliousness, sacrifice, tragedy, culture clash, ethnic conflict, segregation, gunfight, obsession, anti war, greed, betrayal, government, mentor, morality, pornography, propaganda, military life
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1957, 1950s
Place: africa, algeria, france, middle east, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   47%
 
 7.2
 33K
The Believer
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: disturbing, bleak, thought provoking, emotional, serious, intellectual, intense, interesting, realistic, enigmatic, psychological, cerebral, talky, reflective, dramatic, harsh, melancholic, philosophical
Plot: skinhead, anti semitism, judaism, holocaust, jews, nazi, nazis, fascism, violence spree, jewish, islam, genocide, love, catholicism, prejudice, religion, violent, violence, god, synagogue, innocence lost, identity, storytelling, sacrifice, survival, idealism, racism, redemption, philosophy, loneliness, visceral, tragedy, dialogue, corruption, introspection, brutality, culture clash, relationships, guilt, catastrophe, psychology, pornography, honest, bomb, life & death, moral ambiguity, secrets, justice, runaway, existentialism
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: israel, new york, usa, argentina, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   44%
 
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