Movies like Five Moons Plaza

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Five Moons Plaza (2003)
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Five Moons Plaza (2003)
Original name: Piazza delle cinque lune
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Just the night before his retirement District Attorney Saracini is given a film showing the kidnapping of Aldo Moro. As the District Attorney takes on the case he along with his team finds more compelling and secretive evidences. Too many secrets are found that should stayed as secrets.
Plot: judge, kidnapping, terrorism, politician
Place: italy

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Most similar movies to Five Moons Plaza

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about murder, terrorism, kidnapping, crimes, judge, politics and female nudity mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Five Moons Plaza: The Long Silence (1993), Land of the Blind (2006), Baltic Storm (2003), Captive (2012), Incident at Deception Ridge (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Long Silence (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Germany, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Marco is a judge investigating a case of arms trafficking, one of the judges fight against corruption of Italian political life. Carla, his wife, lives dominated by the fear that her husband is murdered and, unfortunately, their fears are realized. ...
Plot: italian woman, mafia, judge, corruption, terrorism
Place: italy
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95%
Land of the Blind (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A soldier recounts his relationship with a famous political prisoner attempting to overthrow their country's authoritarian government.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, disturbing, psychological
Plot: terrorism, prisoner, government, tyranny, politician, political corruption, revolution, politics, injustice, fighting the system, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary
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81%
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Baltic Storm (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A journalist from Berlin, Germany, and a Swedish lawyer discover the truth behind the sinking of the "MS Estonia" in 1994, where more than 850 people drowned.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, journalism, terrorism, uncover truth, ship, ocean or sea, deadly, dishonesty, state affairs, espionage, price of justice, fighting the system ...
Time: 90s
Place: estonia, europe, russia, pentagon
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65%
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Captive (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Philippines, Germany, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A dozen foreigners are kidnapped by a terrorist group in the Philippines.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, based on true events
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, captivity, confined, danger, crimes, ransom, murder, journalist, rifle, military, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Incident at Deception Ridge (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a double-crossing husband runs off with his wife's ransom money, her kidnappers come after him and the missing money. He leads them on a treacherous journey through the wilderness.
Plot: kidnapping, blindfold, blindness, asthma, bound and gagged, bus
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
A Dry White Season (1989)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Taking place during the 1976 Soweto uprising, the story follows a white school teacher whose life and values are threatened when he asks questions about the death of a young black boy who died in police custody.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: racism, discrimination, injustice, fighting the system, crimes, society, life is a bitch, legal action, interracial relations, legal, rebellion, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: south africa, africa, canada, england, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Passenger (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Story: The film narrates how two guys, Sathyanath and Adv. Nandan Menon, who never had anything to do with one another, come into each others lives and what all things happen consequently.
Plot: one day, evidence, passenger, lawyer, train, politician, kidnapping, stranger, tv reporter, social injustice, conspiracy, train travel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Savage (1973)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A TV reporter investigates compromising photographs of a nominee to the Supreme Court.
Plot: supreme court, investigative reporter, scandal, judge
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Author's Crime (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A wealthy Countess is warned that if she gives a valuable painting away as first prize in a music competition, the only thing handed out will be death. In rapid succession, the painting is stolen, the Countess murdered, her niece kidnapped, and the ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, countess, whodunit, heiress, painting, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Terror in the Shadows (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five years ago, Christine went after the baby she gave up for adoption, claiming he'd been stolen, and wound up killing Alex Williams' wife and the baby the Williams' had adopted. Now, Alex has remarried to a woman with a young son ...
Plot: revenge, adoption, kidnapping, insanity
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Bump in the Night (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Martha "Red" Tierney used to be a hot-shot reporter, but that was before alcohol took over her life. One morning Martha's son Jonathan leaves for school, stopping first to meet his father for breakfast. But Jonathan never meets his ...
Plot: pedophile, kidnapping, child abuse, alcoholic, child in peril
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Spiral of Mist (1977)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The lovely Maria Teresa is unhappily married with the impotent lawyer Marcello. Maria Teresa's marriage is contrasted by the passionate Valeria, who is killed during a chase. Is Valeria's husband the murderer? Maria Teresa helps him..
Plot: bourgeoisie, impotence, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, male nudity, hunting, sexless marriage
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Disappearance (1977)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Thriller about a contract killer whose wife has disappeared. When he is hired by an international organisation to carry out a "shy" or hit, he suspects they are connected with her disappearance.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: bathtub, flashback, snow, neo noir, female nudity, betrayal, murder, contract killing, death of protagonist, hitman, disappearance, shot in the head ...
Place: montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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I Am Afraid (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: During a wave of political violence in Italy, a policeman who's already survived an assassination is assigned to act as a bodyguard to a morally upright judge. He feels increasingly fearful as the links of the upper echelons of police and ...
Plot: female stockinged legs, pantyhose, police officer shot, police officer shot in the chest, police officer knocked unconscious, eavesdropping, hidden microphone, police escort, arms smuggling, police officer shot in the back, police officer shot in the head, listening device ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Don't Look Now (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After Laura and John Baxter lose their only child in a horrible drowning, they are greeted by strange sightings of her throughout their everyday lives. When two old ladies approach them in Italy with news that their daughter may still be alive, it ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, surreal, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted by the past, grieving, psychic, architecture, hospital, ladder, mental illness, hallucination, gondola, mystery, drowning ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Life Is Beautiful (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A politically neutral man is arrested and tortured in prerevolutionary Lisbon, and forced to make, and act on, a political commitment. …
Plot: killer, police, murder, politics, political, crime
Place: italy, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Zig Zag (1970)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A dying man frames himself for murder so his widow can collect the reward.
Plot: prison, escape, prison guard, x ray, playboy, cancer patient, murder witness, brain tumor, insurance investigator, frame up, reward, trial ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Law of Courage (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The true story of Rosario Livatino, a young judge in Sicily in the early 1980s, who have been nicknamed 'The Boy Judge' from the President of the Republic. He's strictly incorruptible, working hard and refusing even to shake hands ...
Plot: mafia, police, judge, murder, sicilian, carabinieri, assassination
Time: 1990s
Place: sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Stone Merchant (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The Merchant (Harvey Keitel) is a Westerner. A merchant dealing in precious stones from Afganistan and Turkey. He's above suspicion. In truth, the "Stone Merchant" is a Christian convert into Islam. He's rich, cultured, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: terrorist attack, manipulations, obsessive quest, race against time, terrorism, religions or cults, politics, danger, state affairs, special agents, against the rules, assassination attempt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, middle east, turkey, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Tripwire (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A band of ruthless international terrorists led by Josef Szabo (David Warner) hijack a speeding railroad train loaded with a full arsenal of powerful military weaponry capable of threatening world peace. The only hero who can stop the ...
Plot: terrorist, death of son, terrorism, government agent, murder, kidnapping, dead boy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Jingoist (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: In the wake of September 11th, two brothers believe they have stopped a mass terrorist attack in New York. Now they must face the consequences of taking justice into their own hands.
Plot: terrorism, swat team, police, kidnapping, neo noir, wall street, penthouse
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Trial by Fire (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paulette Gil is a very engaged teacher. When she realizes that her pupil Kip has problems she takes special care for him. But Kip interprets it in the wrong way and tells his mates that he had an affair with Paulette. Then he commits suicide and the ...
Plot: bully, adopted son, suicide, teen suicide, caucasian, peeping tom, courtroom, teenager, love, school, teaching, deception ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 30K
Instinct (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In a prison for the criminally insane, deranged anthropologist Ethan Powell is set to be examined by a bright young psychiatrist, Theo Caulder. Driven by ambition and a hunger for the truth, Caulder will eventually risk everything -- even put his ...
Style: bleak, serious, psychological, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, psychologist, prison, gorilla, estrangement, redemption, doctors and patients, research, mental institution, captivity, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa, africa, rwanda, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Fierce People (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A massage therapist looking to overcome her addictions and reconnect with her son, whose father is an anthropologist in South America studying the Yanomani people, moves in with a wealthy ex-client.
Style: serious, clever, realistic, sentimental, biting
Plot: addiction, anthropology, single mother, money, billionaire, coming of age, parents and children, social differences, violence, dysfunctional family, summer, family relations ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Disclosure (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A computer specialist is sued for sexual harassment by a former lover turned boss who initiated the act forcefully, which threatens both his career and his personal life.
Style: sexual, suspenseful, tense, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: sexual harassment, workplace, obsession, false accusation, promotion, manipulations, intrigue, employee, boss and employee, vengeance, workplace intrigue, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Day of the Locust (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: An art director in the 1930s falls in love and attempts to make a young woman an actress despite Hollywood who wants nothing to do with her because of her problems with an estranged man and her alcoholic father.
Style: surreal, cynical, stylized, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: hollywood, vandalism, accountant, parents and children, showbiz, impotence, movie star, career woman, artists and showbiz, couples, fall in love, actor's life ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Judgement (1992)
Genre: Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A juvenile court judge goes out of her way to try to aid a young man whom she believes has innocently gotten involved with a gang.
Plot: wheelchair, judge, murder, juvenile delinquent, dead children, hypnotism, physical abuse, female nudity, blood
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
State of Siege (1972)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Like most of Costa-Gavras' political thrillers, the French State of Siege is based on a true story. The incident dramatized herein is the kidnapping of a U.S. official somewhere in Latin America. The director's sympathies clearly lie with ...
Style: suspenseful, talky, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: kidnapping, martial law, torture, curfew, politics, political intrigue, missing person, criminal heroes, confined, crimes, state affairs, terrorism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: latin america, south america, uruguay, santiago de chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Il caso Moro (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: On March 16 1978, the Red Brigade kidnap the Chief of the Christian Democraty, the party in power in Italy since the end of the war. Fifty-five days later, his corpse was found in the trunk of a red Renault.
Plot: terrorism, prime minister, politician, politics, kidnapping, murder, italian history
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Ogro (1979)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: At the close of 1973, Franco is still governing Spain with an iron hand. Opposition parties are forbidden; labor movements are repressed; and Basque nationalists are mercilessly hunted. The caudillo is aging, though, and the future of the régime is ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: terrorism, eta, murder, terrorist bombing, terrorist attack, terrorist group, basque, fascism, terrorist, explosion, revolution, shot to death ...
Time: year 1978, year 1973
Place: basque country, spain, madrid
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33%