Movies like A Wednesday

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A Wednesday (2008)
 8.1
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A Wednesday (2008)
Original name: A Wednesday!
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mumbai, the financial capital of India, the city that never sleeps, the city of dreams, fast paced and ever changing, home to Bollywood! A City of beauty but also a city that got scarred! A city whose foundation is slowly crumbling beneath its fa├žade of invincibility! 'A Wednesday!' tells the story of certain events that unfold between 2.P.M and 6 P.M on a particular Wednesday in this city.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns, surprise ending
Plot: terrorist, bomb, negotiation, terrorism, race against time, police, bomb threat, muslim, police investigation, crimes, track down, danger, law enforcement, deadly, outsmarting, deception, attack, misled, one day, hacker, journalist, graphic violence, research, threat, reporter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about danger, crimes, deadly, terrorism, law enforcement, chases and races and police mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like A Wednesday: A Common Man (2013), Someone Like You (2009), Ugly (2013), Baby (2015), Black & White (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.7
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A Common Man (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sri Lanka, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A terrorist plants several bombs throughout the city of Colombo, Sri Lanka and threatens to detonate them unless prisoners are released.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, urban, chase, law enforcement, deadly, danger, chases and races, crimes, graphic violence, terrorism, race against time, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, sri lanka
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Someone Like You (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A common man tries to fight terrorism by making anonymous calls to cops. Will he succeed ?
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: terrorism, bomb threat, patriotism, mysterious man, police officer, terrorist, muslim, bomb, crimes, danger, investigation, police ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 19K
Ugly (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A team of the best cops in Mumbai is dispatched to find a girl who has gone missing from her father's car. As the hunt for the kidnapper begins, fingers suspiciously point to closer home.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: missing child, kidnapping, family relations, crimes, couple relations, parents and children, track down, life is a bitch, danger, ex husband ex wife relationship, police, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 51K
Baby (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: An elite counter-intelligence unit learns of a plot, masterminded by a maniacal madman. With the clock ticking, it's up to them to track the terrorists' international tentacles and prevent them from striking at the heart of India.
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, espionage, fighting crime, danger, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, graphic violence, tough heroes, behind enemy lines, terrorist plot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 6.2
 551
Black & White (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Rajan Mathur (Anil Kapoor) is a Professor in Urdu literature in Dr. Zakir Hussain's College. He resides in Chandni Chowk with his activist wife, Roma Mathur (Shefali Shah). Professor Mathur comes across a young boy called Numair Qazi (Anurag ...
Style: captivating, realistic, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: terrorism, danger, hidden identity, introspection, society, deadly, bomb, police, working undercover, recruitment, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new delhi, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 11K
Masculine (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Meet Shivani Shivaji Roy, Senior Inspector, Crime Branch, Mumbai Police, as she sets out to confront the mastermind behind the child trafficking mafia, which makes the mistake of kidnapping and smuggling a teenage girl who is like a daughter to her. ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: chase, police investigation, danger, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, track down, crimes, female protagonist, female detective, riddles and clues, chases and races, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.3
 426
Face of Terror (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A police officer searching for his missing sister in Spain uncovers a terrorist cell.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, terrorism, undercover, police investigation, drug dealing, secret agents, confined, race against time, working undercover, danger, drug abuse, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe, barcelona, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.6
 143K
Vantage Point (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The attempted assassination of the American President is told and re-told from several different perspectives.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, assassination attempt, bomb, betrayal, chase, secret service, president, assassination, terrorist, investigation, danger, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Dead in a Heartbeat (2002)
Genre: Drama, Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An unlikely duo, Lieutenant Tom Royko of the Seattle Bomb Squad and renowned heart surgeon, Dr. Gillian Hayes, find themselves in a race against time to track down a disturbed bomber who is inexplicably causing Dr. Hayes' patients to explode.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, vengeance, deadly, law enforcement, mentally unstable, danger, doctors and patients, crimes, chases and races, crime, rivalry, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.3
 20K
Cleanskin (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: While working undercover as a bodyguard to arms dealer Harry, former-soldier-turned-secret-service-agent Ewan survives a bloody shootout with a member of an Islamic terrorist cell who steals Harry's briefcase full of Semtex explosives and ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, manhunt, undercover, fighting crime, society, crimes, rivalry, danger, deadly, chases and races, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
 2K
Indian (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 178 min.
Story: DCP Raksekhar Azad (Raj) is an invincible cop with a great aim. He arrests a terrorist by the name of Khan. But Khan lands in a prison cell that looks cushier than the Buckingham Palace. However, this gets Raj promoted, and he is congratulated by ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, vigilantism, danger, frame up, deadly, dishonesty, partners against crime, confined, political corruption, law enforcement, fighting crime, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.9
 2K
Bullet Train (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, India
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story revolves around a set of Indians, fighting to get what is their own, while another set of Indians working for the Scotland Yard Police chase them hard to stop them from spreading terror. The film in entirety has been been shot in London, ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: train, race against time, terrorism, vengeance, immigrants, bollywood, swat, danger, uninhibited rivalry, life is a bitch, deportation, bomb ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Piazza Fontana: The Italian Conspiracy (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A chronicle of the 1969 bombing at a major national bank in Milan and its aftermath.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, bleak, sincere ...
Plot: terrorism, bomb, police investigation, police detective, state affairs, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, political corruption, political conspiracy, politics, danger ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: europe, italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
 8K
Bad Country (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Baton Rouge police detective Bud Carter busts contract killer Jesse Weiland, he convinces Jesse to become an informant and rat out the South's most powerful crime ring.
Style: rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, murder, investigation, informant, police, crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, rivalry, danger, snitch, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.8
 2K
The Bomber (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The Victoriastadium is totally destroyed in a bomb attack and Christina Furhage, head-responsible for the Olympic Games in Stockholm, dies with it. Why did someone destroy the stadium and why is Christina murdered? The police desperately seek for ...
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Plot: terrorism, media, danger, crimes, journalism, female reporter, murder, bomb, contests and competitions, deadly, rivalry, bombing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.5
 18K
Black Friday (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Under torture, Indian gangster Tiger Memon confesses to his involvement in a plot to set off explosives throughout Bombay. The police choose not to believe him, however, and bombs tear through the city that Friday, wreaking havoc and polarizing the ...
Style: disturbing, serious, tense, suspense, non-linear ...
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, muslim, interrogation, investigation, politics, life is a bitch, society, legal, deadly, law enforcement, danger ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, 1990s
Place: india, asia, dubai, bombay india, pakistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.2
 369
Detonator (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former FBI agent must stop a crazy man from blowing up bombs.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, one man army, save the day, race against time, terrorism, law enforcement, master criminal, deadly, danger, vengeance, crimes, special agents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Terror Live (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "I'll blow up Mapo Bridge." An anonymous call comes into a radio station one day. When it turns out to be legitimate, a terrorist's threats end up getting broadcast live throughout the country.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, radio, race against time, media, danger, media sensation, tv show, negotiation, ratings, once in a lifetime opportunity, terror, live broadcast ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, south korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 4.7
 1K
Rain Fall (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A hit man looks to protect the daughter of one of his victims against CIA assassins.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, bleak, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, danger, chases and races, police officer, tough heroes, police, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, asia, usa, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.4
 2K
Karma (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 193 min.
Story: When senior police inspector Vishwa Pratap Singh arrests Dr. Michael Dang, the leader of the international terrorist group PSO, the group blast the jail Dang is lodged in killing huge numbers of inmates including two of Vishwa's sons and his ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: prison, terrorism, death row, danger, vengeance, on the run, false accusation, rivalry, disability, assassination, vigilantism, prison life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Five Minarets in New York (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Turkey, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two Turkish anti-terrorist agents are sent to New York City on a mission to find and bring back the dangerous Islamic leader codenamed "Dajjal", believed to be hiding in there. Working with the FBI and NYPD, the agents orchestrate the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, chase, racism, life is a bitch, crimes, couple relations, law enforcement, dishonesty, false accusation, danger, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.8
 746
Dot.Kill (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The morphine-addicted detective Charlie Daines is on the trail of a sophisticated psychopath who is setting up murders and broadcasting them live on the internet. As he closes in on the killer, he realizes that it has become personal and that he is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, mind game, police investigation, race against time, rivalry, danger, deadly, track down, crimes, computers and web, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.8
 8K
56 So Far (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Sadhu Agashe, a police officer in Mumbai, makes a name for himself by killing criminals in sting operations instead of locking them up in prison. The film follows his method of working, gives an insight into the Mumbai Police Crime Branch, and ...
Style: tense, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, police corruption, crimes, dirty cop, gangsters, criminal heroes, crime, treatment, cons and scams, police department ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Shoot on Sight (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tariq Ali, a Muslim police officer of Scotland Yard, is asked to hunt-down suspected suicide-bombers against the backdrop of July 7 bombings in London. Tariq's task gets complicated as an innocent Muslim is killed by the commando shooters of ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: terrorism, police investigation, religions or cults, life is a bitch, culture clash, deadly, husband wife relationship, investigation, politics, murder, death, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.5
 1K
Tube (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Burnt-out transit cop Jay forms an unlikely alliance with pickpocket Kay to stop a terrorist hijacker from blowing up a subway car during rush hour.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, stylized, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, danger, rescue, hostage, save the day, deadly, law enforcement, isolation, tough heroes, train, love affair, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea, south korea, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Agent Hamilton: But Not If It Concerns Your Daughter (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Swedish intelligence officer Carl Hamilton's 7-year-old goddaughter Nathalie is kidnapped. When the kidnapping's underlying motive becomes known, the Swedish authorities assume a passive role, forcing Hamilton to action. With the help of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: terrorism, rescue, kidnapping, deadly, danger, track down, heroes, law enforcement, crimes, special agents, assassination attempt, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 2K
Knock Out (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A businessman in a phone-booth is held hostage by a sniper.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: vigilantism, journalism, criminal heroes, deadly, dishonesty, crimes, hostage, bomb, telephone call, infidelity, murder, extortion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 8.1
 23K
Martyr (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Ajay Rathore is a no-nonsense police officer from Mumbai Crime Branch. Long time ago his elder brother was killed by terrorists which caused him to quit his medical studies and join Indian Police Service. He is a great admirer of Pakistan-based ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: muslim, singer, murder, terrorism, fall in love, law enforcement, deadly, danger, investigation, bollywood, chase, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: pakistan, middle east, asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
 116K
The Kingdom (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A team of U.S. government agents is sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, investigation, fbi, special agents, chase, gunfight, prince, hunt down, team, torture, explosions, terrorist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, washington d.c., usa, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 7K
Evidence (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Detectives use clues from various recording devices to piece together events surrounding a massacre involving bus passengers at an abandoned gas station.
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, riddles and clues, survival, investigation, danger, track down, partners against crime, crimes, murder, police detective, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: usa, los angeles, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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