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 disturbing films with plots about kidnapping, terrorism, murder, police, flashback, crimes and politics 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, terrorism, mafia, judge, corruption
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: realistic, bleak, psychological, serious, disturbing
Plot: terrorism, political corruption, revolution, politics, politician, prisoner, government, tyranny, dictatorship, rebellion, fighting the system, against the odds ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: ocean or sea, ship, media, espionage, terrorism, journalism, investigation, dishonesty, deadly, fighting the system, politics, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, europe, estonia, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, based on true events, serious
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, danger, crimes, captivity, rescue, military, muslim, religion, hostage, murder, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, bound and gagged, bus, blindfold, blindness, asthma
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Passenger (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 118 min.
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: social injustice, tv reporter, stranger, passenger, evidence, one day, train, politician, kidnapping, lawyer, tv news, conspiracy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, heiress, whodunit, countess, painting, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: child abuse, kidnapping, pedophile, child in peril, alcoholic
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: adoption, revenge, kidnapping, insanity
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Dry White Season (1989)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 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: disturbing, emotional, realistic, rough, serious ...
Plot: racism, legal, society, fighting the system, crimes, interracial relations, discrimination, rebellion, injustice, lawyer, legal action, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: south africa, africa, canada, england, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, scandal, investigative reporter, judge
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: death of son, terrorism, murder, government agent, kidnapping, dead boy, terrorist
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: wall street, neo noir, kidnapping, terrorism, swat team, police, penthouse
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: murder, police, killer, politics, crime, political
Place: italy, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, kidnapping, prime minister, italian history, murder, politics, politician, terrorist
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
An Acceptable Loss (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Former top U.S. security adviser Elizabeth "Libby" Lamm is threatened by associates from her dark past including Rachel Burke a steely, commanding politician with an unwavering knack for achieving her goals. Colluding with Rachel is ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, exciting, tense ...
Plot: regret, dark past, threat, politician, political conspiracy, betrayal, human sacrifice, decision, pursuit, terrorism, moral dilemma, chief of staff ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: police officer knocked unconscious, conspiracy, paranoia, investigation, surveillance, police officer shot in the chest, police officer shot, arms smuggling, police officer shot in the back, police escort, police officer shot in the head, carabinieri ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, male nudity, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, sexless marriage, hunting
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: contract killing, murder, exploitation, female nudity, betrayal, winter, neo noir, death of protagonist, disappearance, hitman, shot in the head, bathtub ...
Place: montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Sud (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A bunch of hopeless unemployed occupy a polling place during general election in Italy to protest and report the mafia affairs of Mr. Cannavacciuolo. He is candidate and is setting up a fraud to be elected anyway. Lucia, his daughter, is taken as ...
Plot: carabinieri, mafia, gun, kidnapping, election
Time: 1990s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, terrorist bombing, terrorist attack, murder, terrorist group, shot to death, fascism, bomb, terrorist, explosion, revolution ...
Time: year 1978, year 1973
Place: basque country, spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Dusk (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: John Whitmore wakes to find his wife, Anne, has disappeared from their bed overnight and a recorded ransom message now remains in her place.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: kidnapping, alzheimer's disease, sibling relationship, cabin, parent child relationship, marriage, blackmail, kidnapper, husband wife relationship, amnesia, father son relationship, flashback ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, sicilian, carabinieri, police, murder, judge, assassination
Time: 1990s
Place: sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: terrorist attack, race against time, terrorism, obsessive quest, special agents, fall in love, manipulations, state affairs, against the rules, politics, religions or cults, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: afghanistan, turkey, europe, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 44K
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, suspenseful, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted by the past, hallucination, drowning, architecture, mystery, loss of child, family relations, crimes, serial killer, psychic, grieving ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 126
Everything Now (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Côte d'Ivoire
Duration: 114 min.
Story: This gripping and wrenching thriller tells the story of Ilan Halimi who was kidnapped for ransom in a Paris suburb. His captors, who dub themselves The Gang of Barbarians, operate under the assumption that his Jewish heritage means he is worth a lot ...
Plot: kidnapping, male nudity, police investigation, pubic hair
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Echo (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Twin brothers are separated at birth after their parents are killed in a car accident. One grows up to have a good and successful life, and the other to be a disturbed young man who now plans to achieve the perfect life by stealing his ...
Plot: kidnapping, twins, twin brother, businessman, dual role
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Leap in the Dark (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Mauro, a judge, is worried about his older sister Marta, who took care of him since he was a boy, and is now affected by psychic problems and suicide fantasies. She seems to recover from her depression when Mauro acquaints her with Giovanni, a ...
Plot: judge, brother sister relationship, suicide
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 8K
Five Fingers (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Martijn, an idealistic Dutch pianist, travels to Morocco to help start a food program for malnourished children. Within moments of his arrival, however, Martijn is abducted by a group of terrorists, injected with a debilitating drug, and imprisoned. ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, chess, terrorist, torture, terrorism, race against time, charity, idealism, confined, hostages, heroes, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.2
 324K
Room (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland, Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Jack is a young boy of 5 years old who has lived all his life in one room. He believes everything within it are the only real things in the world. But what will happen when his Ma suddenly tells him that there are other things outside of Room?
Style: sentimental, emotional, heartbreaking, touching, dramatic ...
Plot: kidnapping, mother son relationship, isolation, locked in a room, imprisonment, escape, child born of rape, freedom, captive, hospital, rescue, dog ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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