Movies that are like Paradise Now

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 7.5
 21K
Paradise Now
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Palestine, France, Germany, Netherlands, Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, serious, reflective, compassionate, tense, biting, talky, intellectual, dramatic, harsh, emotional, sad, meditative, intense, rough, melancholic, suspenseful, interesting, earnest, cerebral, thought provoking, depressing, psychological, brutal
Plot: terrorism, friendship, politics, suicide, freedom, poverty, sacrifice, assassination, death, justice, betrayal, courage, survival, islam, murder, political, political unrest, violence, brainwashing, jews, life philosophy, tragedy, catholicism, brutality, genocide, religion, idealism, danger, morality, relationships, runaway, unlikely friendships, propaganda, violent, life & death, guilt, deadly, god, corruption, sexualized violence, childhood, honest, visceral, pornography, storytelling, prejudice, depression, hopes, humanity, redemption, manipulation, ethnic conflict, weapons, loneliness, character study, muslim, secrets, state affairs, mentor, torture, philosophy, culture clash, life is a bitch, friends, introspection, destiny, terror, suicide mission, unemployment, civil war, occupation, self sacrifice, bomb, jewish, mechanic, mission gone awry, suffering, social problems, deal, old friend, army, conflict, martyr, 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
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, palestine, palestinian authority, morocco, tel aviv israel, sweden, jerusalem, france
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Generation Kill
Drama, War
USA, UK
70 min.
 8.6
The Battle of Algiers
Drama, War
Algeria, Italy
121 min.
 8.1
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Most similar movies to Paradise Now

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out dramatic, realistic, serious and interesting films with plots including death, political, storytelling, brutality, corruption, mentor and culture clash themes mostly in Drama, War and Thriller genres. Some movies like Paradise Now: Rendition (2007), A Mighty Heart (2007), Munich (2005), Syriana (2005), Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.8
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Rendition
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, disturbing, dramatic, thought provoking, tense, intense, interesting, twist ending, cerebral
Plot: politics, terrorism, torture, cia, surveillance, conspiracy, suicide, kidnapping, political, world politics, islam, corruption, senator, lawyer, violence, idealism, brainwashing, government agency, secrets, propaganda, justice, greed, brutality, introspection, espionage, paranoia, assassination, business, betrayal, state affairs, 9/11, happy ending, storytelling, oil, undercover, guilt, morality, intelligence, terrorist, catastrophe, moral dilemma, family drama, manipulation, couple relations, culture clash, conspiracy theory, captivity, sexualized violence, vengeance, mentor
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, israel, usa, egypt, south africa, iraq, north africa, chicago illinois, washington d.c.
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 6.7
 25K
A Mighty Heart
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, bleak, emotional, factual, suspenseful, tense, dramatic, intense, interesting, heartbreaking, harsh, melancholic, touching, sexy, cerebral, brutal, talky, earnest, clever, based on memoir
Plot: kidnapping, politics, journalism, murder, investigation, islam, courage, torture, death, world politics, nudity (topless - notable), missing person, tragedy, life & death, brutality, political, corruption, police investigation, guilt, adaptation, confined, storytelling, runaway, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, secrets, state affairs, greed, catastrophe, honest, pornography, fbi, pregnancy, faith, mentor, justice, betrayal, jews, visceral, internet, survival, violent, love story, sexualized violence, loneliness, moral ambiguity, violence, propaganda, culture clash, family
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: middle east, pakistan, israel, afghanistan, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   92%
    User:   100%
 
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 7.6
 193K
Munich
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, suspense, serious, rough, dramatic, tense, intense, bleak, factual, interesting, brutal, emotional, talky, thought provoking, disturbing, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, assassination, terrorism, espionage, revenge, vengeance, murder, paranoia, morality, jewish, guilt, assassin, violence, tragedy, betrayal, justice, olympics, jews, sexualized violence, islam, moral ambiguity, judaism, assassins, violent, hostages, political, brutality, world politics, war, storytelling, secrets, assassination attempt, secret agents, corruption, courage, survival, visceral, conspiracy, genocide, weapons, pornography, dialogue, palestinian, hostage, idealism, guns, manipulation, holocaust, gratuitous violence, propaganda
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: israel, palestine, middle east, europe, germany, lebanon, beirut lebanon, bangladesh, cyprus, frankfurt germany, brussels belgium, munich germany, jordan, vichy, netherlands, 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:   90%
    User:   88%
 
 6.9
 118K
Syriana
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 128 min.
Style: realistic, tense, clever, suspenseful, serious, cerebral, dramatic, captivating, intellectual, interesting, enigmatic, disturbing, non-linear, bleak, talky, intense, suspense, cynical, harsh, thought provoking
Plot: political corruption, politics, assassination, corruption, capitalism, espionage, cia, terrorism, oil, suicide, islam, conspiracy, lawyer, betrayal, death, political conspiracy, brutality, globalization, world politics, political, greed, business, moral ambiguity, storytelling, bomb, brainwashing, secrets, paranoid, twists & turns, manipulation, political unrest, corporate america, multiple storylines, propaganda, idealism, dialogue, weapons, paranoia, justice, tragedy, culture clash, pornography, crimes, redemption, mentor, journalism, catastrophe, danger, arms dealing, deadly
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, lebanon, europe, israel, switzerland, latin america, usa, persia, tehran iran, iran, beirut lebanon, geneva switzerland, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   89%
    User:   89%
 
Sophie Scholl: The Final Days
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Style: emotional, talky, realistic, tense, touching, serious, dramatic, suspenseful, intense, thought provoking, heartbreaking, uplifting, interesting, disturbing, sincere, bleak, national socialism, suspense
Plot: idealism, politics, fighting the system, german, sacrifice, rebellion, nazi, courage, justice, freedom, nazism, guilt, betrayal, friendship, tragic hero, torture, nazis, resistance, jews, wartime, fascism, holocaust, courtroom, human spirit, genocide, tragedy, brutality, survival, propaganda, political, gestapo, storytelling, war, mentor, ethnic conflict, assassination, free speech, corruption, culture clash, childhood, life & death, prejudice, catholicism, death, runaway, honest, unlikely friendships, morality, heroes, catastrophe
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1943
Place: germany, europe, east germany, poland, munich germany, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   85%
    User:   87%
 
The Battle of Algiers
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Algeria, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Style: realistic, bleak, disturbing, serious, rough, harsh, tense, captivating, dramatic, talky, brutal, thought provoking, enigmatic, melancholic, reflective, bloody, breathtaking, interesting, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: idealism, revolution, war, rebellion, torture, french, freedom, violence, military, politics, colonialism, assassination, terrorism, corruption, courage, resistance, bomb, realism, islam, political, brutality, world politics, rebelliousness, visceral, runaway, civil war, wartime, violent, complex characters, surveillance, weapons, anti war, sacrifice, tragedy, culture clash, algerian, muslim, independence, ethnic conflict, segregation, military life, gunfight, obsession, greed, betrayal, political unrest, mentor, morality, pornography, propaganda
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1957, 1950s
Place: africa, algeria, france, middle east, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   96%
 
Walk on Water
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Israel, Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, dramatic, suspense, sincere, harsh, interesting, atmospheric, compassionate, surprise ending
Plot: redemption, german, nazi, holocaust, gay, suicide, assassin, assassination, jewish, secret service, murder, friendship, secret agents, on the road, death, nazis, jews, stereotypes, secrets, prejudice, homosexuality, unlikely couple, fascism, judaism, relationships, family drama, politics, guilt, mentor, idealism, storytelling, political, betrayal, track down, beautiful scenery, war, culture clash, violence, tragedy, courage, vengeance, wartime, brainwashing, introspection, ethnic conflict, family, dialogue, catastrophe, love story, brutality
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, germany, argentina, europe, middle east, istanbul turkey, tel aviv israel, jerusalem, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   63%
 
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 7.2
 34K
The Believer
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: disturbing, bleak, emotional, thought provoking, serious, intellectual, intense, realistic, interesting, enigmatic, psychological, cerebral, talky, reflective, dramatic, harsh, melancholic
Plot: skinhead, judaism, holocaust, anti semitism, fascism, love, violence, survival, jews, violence spree, assassination, nazi, nazis, jewish, islam, genocide, innocence lost, catholicism, racism, prejudice, religion, violent, god, identity, introspection, storytelling, sacrifice, idealism, redemption, philosophy, synagogue, loneliness, rebelliousness, visceral, tragedy, dialogue, corruption, brutality, culture clash, relationships, guilt, catastrophe, psychology, pornography, honest, life & death, moral ambiguity, secrets, justice, runaway
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: israel, new york, usa, argentina, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   66%
 
 7.3
 9K
Savior
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, rough, tense, factual, brutal, harsh, disturbing, gloomy, compassionate, intense, suspenseful, emotional, light, macabre, scenic, dramatic, psychological, talky, depressing, cynical
Plot: war, redemption, civil war, genocide, soldier, ethnic conflict, blood, atrocity, mercenary, wartime, brutality, pregnancy, violent, humanity, betrayal, beautiful scenery, islam, weapons, survival, battle zone, honest, prejudice, wartime life, storytelling, family, visceral, culture clash, politics, violence, sexualized violence, woman in danger, sacrifice, revenge, vengeance, dialogue, idealism, murder, against humanity, death, tragedy, good versus evil, serbian, rape, danger, morality, corruption, deadly, political, terrorism, catastrophe
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: bosnia, europe, former yugoslavia, serbia, croatia, bosnia herzegovina
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   84%
 
The Baader Meinhof Complex
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, France, Czech Republic
Duration: 150 min.
Style: realistic, bleak, intellectual, serious, rough, dramatic, suspenseful, factual, brutal, tense, disturbing, harsh, bloody, talky, intense, sincere, stylized, psychological, enigmatic, interesting
Plot: idealism, terrorism, politics, rebellion, german, fighting the system, revolution, brutality, violence, capitalism, assassination, genocide, justice, prison, realism, vengeance, anti war, fascism, political, violent, political unrest, police investigation, islam, corruption, urban, nazis, visceral, nudity (topless - notable), gangs, culture clash, civil war, runaway, freedom, nazi, catastrophe, prejudice, pornography, police brutality, storytelling, ethnic conflict, nudity (full frontal - brief), sacrifice, tragedy, weapons, crimes, adaptation, deadly, mentor, manipulation, honest
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   73%
 
 7.2
 2K
Romero
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Style: realistic, tense, serious, dramatic, earnest, talky, disturbing, inspirational, witty, light, interesting, clever, depressing, christian film, tragic ending, suspense
Plot: politics, murder, church, propaganda, assassination, corruption, poverty, death, revolution, political, world politics, clergy, political corruption, genocide, cold war, friendship, military, bishop, crimes, idealism, mentor, courage, brutality, society, capitalism, justice, state affairs, ethnic conflict, greed, civil war, life is a bitch, priest, radio, runaway, violence, fighting the system, political unrest, catastrophe, battles, culture clash, campaign, conspiracy, redemption, race issues, hip hop, stereotypes, fascism, unlikely friendships, catholicism, adaptation
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   73%
 
 6.5
 19K
Stop-Loss
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, serious, bleak, dramatic, thought provoking, intense, psychological, heartbreaking, harsh, earnest, sexy, melancholic, stylized
Plot: war, military, gulf war, politics, friendship, iraq war, courage, soldier, homecoming, islam, violence, wartime, death, suicide, wartime life, brutality, ethnic conflict, unlikely friendships, childhood, culture clash, tragedy, sacrifice, propaganda, fighting the system, political, runaway, weapons, mentor, buddies, betrayal, brainwashing, guilt, dialogue, anti war, family, corruption, catastrophe, stereotypes, military life, storytelling, life is a bitch, post traumatic stress disorder, survival, friends, prejudice, life & death, society, manipulation, state affairs, morality
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, iraq, canada, usa, middle east, vietnam, mexico, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   56%
 
 7.6
 90K
United 93
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, intense, emotional, dramatic, captivating, factual, heartbreaking, suspense, interesting, disturbing, sincere, bleak, light, rough, harsh, clever, talky, earnest, melancholic, cerebral, tragic ending
Plot: terrorism, 9/11, airplane, courage, hijacking, tragedy, sacrifice, anti heroes, violence, realism, islam, race against time, visceral, manipulation, catastrophe, survival, honest, weapons, politics, dialogue, family, greed, propaganda, brutality, conspiracy, chases and races, innocence lost, storytelling, conspiracy theory, confined, passenger, crimes, political, culture clash, runaway, betrayal, chase, corruption, danger, ethnic conflict, mentor, deadly, life & death, natural disaster, police investigation, surveillance, brainwashing, heroes, happy ending, religion
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2001, 2000s
Place: boston, california, cleveland ohio, virginia, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   61%
 
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 7.3
 14K
City of Men
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 106 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, serious, reflective, rough, stylized, captivating, harsh, melancholic, depressing, interesting, disturbing, dramatic, intense, touching, suspense, emotional
Plot: friendship, crime, coming of age, betrayal, gang, murder, hospital, best friends, gangs, violence, gangsters, storytelling, loneliness, unlikely friendships, violent, god, drugs, poverty, life & death, mentor, childhood, urban ghetto life, brutality, life philosophy, urban ghetto, secrets, survival, vengeance, segregation, tragedy, revenge, nudity (full frontal - brief), gangster, teenager, drug addiction, runaway, male nudity, character study, redemption, parenthood, crimes, assassination, corruption, pornography, culture clash, dialogue, weapons, justice, race issues, depression
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   74%
 
The Reluctant Fundamentalist
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Qatar
Duration: 130 min.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic, earnest, thought provoking, intense, dramatic, reflective, psychological, emotional, intellectual, suspense, compassionate, interesting, melancholic, touching, twist ending, enigmatic
Plot: immigrants, culture clash, family, 9/11, islam, mentor, wall street, psychology, pornography, kidnapping, destiny, surveillance, politics, prejudice, false accusation, greed, storytelling, idealism, life turned upside down, conspiracy, freedom, betrayal, corruption, terrorism, first contact, capitalism, identity, misfit, disability, beautiful scenery, death, torture, psychiatry, secrets, runaway, political, society, survival, catastrophe, indians, manipulations, poetry, ethnic conflict, dialogue, assassination, starting over, memory, introspection, cia, humanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, middle east, usa, canada, boston, pakistan, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   64%
 
 7.3
 12K
Amen.
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, War
Country: France, Germany, Romania
Duration: 132 min.
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, dramatic, suspenseful, thought provoking, disturbing, clever, harsh, sincere
Plot: holocaust, genocide, idealism, war, politics, catholicism, concentration camp, nazi, jewish, propaganda, sacrifice, christian, death, jews, nazis, human spirit, wartime, fascism, assassination, murder, anti semitism, political, moral ambiguity, german, vatican, pope, morality, camp, survival, secrets, guilt, conscience, courage, destiny, catastrophe, judaism, culture clash, brutality, corruption, runaway, weapons, torture, racism, betrayal, race, mentor, euthanasia, doctor, ethnic conflict, world politics
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: germany, poland, israel, argentina, europe, austria, prague, czechoslovakia, romania, hungary, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   71%
 
 7.6
 375K
The Hurt Locker
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, serious, rough, intense, dramatic, interesting, factual, captivating, talky, emotional, exciting, harsh, earnest, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, iraq war, military, violence, gulf war, death, desert, soldier, courage, gunfight, sniper, military life, visceral, weapons, wartime, tough heroes, battle zone, guns, sacrifice, politics, moral ambiguity, explosions, dialogue, honest, political, propaganda, storytelling, survival, brutality, islam, explosive, loyalty, tragedy, violent, danger, character study, ethnic conflict, hotshot hero, bomb, runaway, corruption, culture clash, dark hero, life & death, army, catastrophe, anti-hero, assassination, vengeance, psychology
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2004, 2000s
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   59%
 
The Counterfeiters
Genre: Crime, Drama, War
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Style: tense, realistic, captivating, serious, dramatic, bleak, disturbing, interesting, talky, harsh, factual, emotional, brutal, suspense, reflective, suspenseful, uplifting
Plot: survival, war, holocaust, german, jewish, nazi, brutality, betrayal, death, politics, russian, violence, nazis, jews, anti heroes, forgery, concentration camp, camp, genocide, moral ambiguity, idealism, judaism, morality, sacrifice, corruption, tragedy, mentor, wartime, storytelling, greed, guilt, moral dilemma, unlikely friendships, life & death, culture clash, wartime life, political, visceral, destiny, friendship, british, honest, secrets, prison, humanity, prejudice, redemption, confined, nazi germany, heroes
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, year 1945, year 1939, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, poland, warsaw poland, monte carlo, hamburg germany, canada, austria, berlin germany, zurich switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   55%
 
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Turtles Can Fly
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Iran, France, Iraq
Duration: 98 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, rough, clever, heartbreaking, reflective, offbeat, harsh, tense, dramatic, sincere, melancholic, light, disturbing, enigmatic, talky, stylized, absurd, atmospheric
Audience: teens
Plot: gulf war, war, innocence lost, camp, childhood, village, iraq war, orphan, death, rape, suicide, censorship, young heroes, blindness, children, weapons, brutality, survival, islam, anti war, civil war, wartime life, runaway, politics, drinking, life & death, landmine, dead child, tank, refugee, electricity, muslim, bicycle, boy, soldier, oil, coming of age, poverty, fall in love, mentor, storytelling, pornography, sacrifice, siblings relations, catastrophe, culture clash, village life, military, family relations, sexualized violence
Time: 20th century, 21st century
Place: iraq, middle east, iran, kurdistan, california, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   61%
 
 7.0
 5K
September 11
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, Egypt, Japan, Mexico, USA, Iran
Duration: 134 min.
Style: disturbing, bleak, serious, atmospheric, realistic, emotional, gloomy, dramatic, intense, interesting, talky, melancholic, reflective, cerebral, brutal, intellectual, clever, factual, stylized, absurd
Plot: terrorism, politics, 9/11, islam, innocence lost, life & death, political, greed, injustice, tragedy, genocide, brutality, fascism, propaganda, violence, world politics, danger, corruption, guilt, village, catastrophe, storytelling, alone in the world, society, prejudice, life is a bitch, jews, death, suicide, dialogue, mute or deaf, mentor, capitalism, love affair, ethnic conflict, aids, hijacking, oil, conspiracy, village life, unsociability, war on terror, skyscraper, media, elderly, battles, multiple storylines, male nudity, secrets, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: 2000s
Place: iran, middle east, europe, israel, former yugoslavia, palestine, iraq, usa, new york, egypt, mexico, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   50%
 
 6.8
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Green Zone
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, France, Spain, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, intense, rough, thought provoking, suspense, dramatic, factual, entertaining, interesting, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, gulf war, military, cia, soldier, iraq war, politics, espionage, spy, chase, assassination, torture, conspiracy, political, conspiracy theory, weapons, world politics, propaganda, corruption, uncover truth, secrets, political unrest, battle zone, oil, betrayal, surveillance, visceral, wartime, violence, vengeance, dialogue, journalism, sacrifice, brutality, idealism, islam, arms dealer, state affairs, mentor, culture clash, catastrophe, assassin, justice, fight scenes, fascism, terrorism, investigation, morality, weapon of mass destruction, civil war
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003
Place: iraq, middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   63%
 
 7.8
 390K
Crash
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Style: realistic, bleak, touching, gloomy, serious, tense, intense, dramatic, reflective, interesting, emotional, disturbing, intellectual, clever, sincere, harsh, earnest, cerebral, compassionate, twist ending, captivating, thought provoking, dark humor, fairy tale
Plot: racism, prejudice, redemption, police corruption, morality, storytelling, corruption, tragedy, immigrants, depression, plot twist, race issues, multiple storylines, stereotypes, human nature, relationships, urban, life philosophy, introspection, segregation, honest, police, destiny, justice, dialogue, mentor, interracial relations, culture clash, philosophy, political, loneliness, race, catastrophe, violence, greed, parents and children, twists & turns, social differences, drinking, happy ending, crime, manipulation, moral ambiguity, sexualized violence, social decay, life & death, visceral, brutality, guns, injustice
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, santa monica california, puerto rico, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   49%
 
 7.4
 8K
Osama
Genre: Drama
Country: Afghanistan, Ireland, Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, serious, captivating, harsh, thought provoking, brutal, heartbreaking, sincere, touching, compassionate, reflective, melancholic, talky, dramatic, breathtaking, stylized
Plot: survival, coming of age, islam, brutality, poverty, childhood, hospital, hidden identity, women, storytelling, death, politics, school, justice, runaway, injustice, rebellion, culture clash, workplace, secrets, danger, mentor, religion, idealism, adolescence, dishonesty, weapons, tragedy, vengeance, brainwashing, revolution, escapades, catastrophe, cross dressing, coming-of-age, friendship, sexual abuse, heroes, political, unlikely friendships, society, genocide, visceral, youth, jews, honest, drinking, torture, disorder, identity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, iran, poland, pakistan, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   55%
 
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 7.0
 52K
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
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, espionage, spy, fbi, cia, islam, religion, violence, protagonist as suspect, conspiracy, surveillance, twists & turns, secret agents, spies, plot twist, brainwashing, weapons, chase, political, corruption, politics, secrets, mentor, betrayal, violent, assassination, working undercover, catastrophe, propaganda, sacrifice, dialogue, storytelling, war, torture, murder, stereotypes, arms dealer, greed, crimes, guns, runaway, honest, explosions, traitor, car bomb, escape, prison, faith, bomb, alcohol
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1978
Place: middle east, israel, africa, london, sudan, marseille, nova scotia, chicago illinois, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   48%
 
Casualties of War
Genre: Crime, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Style: disturbing, realistic, tense, emotional, serious, gloomy, intense, captivating, brutal, dramatic, harsh, bleak, suspense, psychological, rough, bloody, heartbreaking, interesting, suspenseful, factual
Plot: vietnam war, war, rape, military, soldier, jungle, murder, violence, kidnapping, death, revenge, brutality, wartime, anti war, justice, morality, visceral, fighting the system, battle zone, corruption, politics, runaway, military life, vengeance, guilt, crimes, sexualized violence, psychology, courage, censorship, deadly, culture clash, sacrifice, violent, storytelling, redemption, crime, political, bullying, tragedy, weapons, survival, mentor, unlikely friendships, vietcong, moral ambiguity, pornography, society, idealism, dialogue
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1974, year 1966, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   51%
 
 7.1
 192K
Body of Lies
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Style: clever, realistic, tense, serious, rough, intense, suspenseful, suspense, entertaining, interesting, dramatic, cynical, melancholic, exciting, talky, cerebral, enigmatic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, spy, espionage, cia, torture, mentor, betrayal, secret service, sacrifice, chase, danger, government agency, greed, violence, kidnapping, surveillance, oil, islam, political, world politics, war, spies, murder, secret agents, conspiracy, politics, secrets, twists & turns, corruption, wartime, plot twist, assassination, track down, dialogue, vengeance, brutality, assassin, iraq war, cold war, catastrophe, chases and races, storytelling, technology, undercover, moral ambiguity, intelligence agency, beating, propaganda, weapons, dishonesty
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, jordan, iraq, dubai, israel, syria, manchester england, saudi arabia, langley virginia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   63%
 
 7.2
 14K
Timbuktu
Genre: Drama
Country: Mauritania, France
Duration: 97 min.
Style: disturbing, serious, gloomy, realistic, melancholic, thought provoking, reflective, biblical, harsh, dramatic, talky, interesting, compassionate, bleak, breathtaking, stylized, absurd
Plot: islam, desert, adultery, religions or cults, religion, violent, brutality, society, family, life is a bitch, runaway, vengeance, drinking, honest, courtroom drama, music, culture clash, god, police investigation, judaism, family in crisis, death, weapons, catholicism, poverty, political unrest, life, corruption, women, greed, marriage, ethnic conflict, storytelling, life turned upside down, mob, violence, dysfunctional family, injustice, idealism, depression, guns, death penalty, childhood, family life, mentor, fascism, catastrophe, visceral, chase, legal
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: africa, rio de janeiro, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   59%
 
Midnight Express
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Turkey, France
Duration: 121 min.
Style: realistic, bleak, disturbing, serious, rough, dramatic, suspenseful, harsh, brutal, tense, intense, interesting, captivating, reflective, psychological, suspense, depressing, compassionate, talky
Plot: prison, brutality, torture, prison escape, drugs, justice, violence, friendship, philosophy, revenge, loneliness, vengeance, freedom, lawyer, prison life, corruption, redemption, genocide, injustice, violent, greed, drug abuse, storytelling, honest, crime, mentor, prejudice, islam, idealism, politics, runaway, confined, political, propaganda, visceral, insanity, adaptation, courage, drinking, manipulation, psychology, culture clash, catastrophe, weed, unlikely friendships, life is a bitch, masturbation, escape, down on your luck, fighting the system
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   52%
 

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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
Plot: coming of age, politics, civil war, friendship, revolution, ethnic conflict, innocence lost, prejudice, poetry, teenage life, war, unlikely friendships, wartime life, tragedy, political, youth, drinking, life & death, nudity (full frontal - brief), storytelling, culture clash, military life, sacrifice, brutality, battles, betrayal, childhood, finnish, islam, mentor, catastrophe, poverty, transformation, fall in love, segregation, loneliness, society, judaism, pornography, bollywood, redemption, identity, idealism, humanity, life philosophy, lebanese, pepsi cola, lamb, hashish, baker
Time: 90s, year 1975
Place: middle east, israel, lebanon, palestine, tokyo, japan, poland, beirut lebanon, syria, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   58%
 
Generation Kill
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 70 min.
Style: realistic, tense, disturbing, serious, rough, epic, interesting, dramatic, suspenseful, suspense, intense, talky, bleak, captivating, reflective, psychological, clever, witty, dark, dark humor, cerebral, absurd, sincere, biting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, iraq war, military, morality, courage, violence, soldier, anti war, dialogue, politics, political, wartime, honest, military life, battle zone, storytelling, vengeance, brutality, violent, corruption, battles, weapons, islam, character study, visceral, propaganda, tragedy, secrets, dark hero, ethnic conflict, sacrifice, relationships, torture, culture clash, psychology, moral ambiguity, twists & turns, complex characters, life & death, death, plot twist, assassination, catastrophe, danger, survival, chaos and mayhem, society, state affairs, chaos, u.s. military
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   49%
 
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