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Raid on Entebbe (1976)
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Raid on Entebbe (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Based on a true Military operation by Israeli commandos. An Air France flight is hijacked by the PFLP. The plane has about 100 Jewish passengers. The plane is grounded in Uganda. Israelis would not negotiate. The movie then shows how less than 500 soldiers actually flew so far and rescued the passengers in one of the most successful Military operations in history. The only casualty for Israeli soldiers was Lt. Col. Jonathan "Yoni" Netanyahu..
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, terrorism, airport, hostage, heroes, military, negotiation, escapades, confined, realism, race against time, daring rescue, save the day, heroic mission, rescue attempt, airplane, terrorist, abduction, escape, violence, jewish, soldier, rescue, hijacker, general ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: uganda, africa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about danger, heroes, terrorism, hijacking, confined, deadly and chases and races mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Raid on Entebbe: Victory at Entebbe (1976), Air Marshal (2003), Operation Thunderbolt (1977), The Delta Force (1986), The Assault (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Victory at Entebbe (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The film is based on an actual event: Operation Entebbe and the freeing of Israeli hostages at Entebbe Airport (now Entebbe International Airport) in Uganda.
Style: exciting, rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
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Place: uganda
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Air Marshal (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commercial jet plane has been hijacked by a group of terrorists who don't realize that a U.S. Air Marshal, Brett Prescott (Dean Cochran), is among the passengers. The fate of dozens of people lies in the hands of Prescott, who must forge a ...
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Operation Thunderbolt (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Israel
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In July 1976, an Air France flight from Tel-Aviv to Paris via Athens was hijacked and forced to land in Entebbe, Uganda. The Jewish passengers were separated and held hostage in demand to release many terrorists held in Israeli prisons. After much ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, hostage, hijacking, rescue, military, soldier, terrorism, tough heroes, captivity, political unrest, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 70s
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 125 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 91 min.
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Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
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Duration: 89 min.
Story: Flight 93 is a 2006 made-for-TV film, directed by Peter Markle, which chronicles the events aboard United Airlines Flight 93 during the September 11 attacks. It premiered January 30, 2006 on the A&E Network and was re-broadcast several times ...
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Duration: 100 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.0
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.8
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Genre: Action, Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Skeleton Coast (1988)
Genre: Action, History, War
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Duration: 98 min.
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Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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