Movies like The Insurgents

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The Insurgents (2006)
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The Insurgents (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Set in a post-9/11 America, four Americans come together to build a truck bomb and plan to detonate it on a target in the U.S. Highlighting the days leading up to the event.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, politics, conspiracy, bomb, rebellion, crimes, terrorism, life is a bitch, vengeance, rivalry, society, state affairs, religions or cults, spy, government, terrorist group, fbi, soldier, revolution, prostitute, heroes, graphic violence, sexual content, innocence lost, environmentalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to The Insurgents

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, deadly, danger, rivalry, state affairs, dishonesty and chases and races mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Insurgents: Confess (2005), The Enemy Within (1994), Fatwa (2006), The 9/11 Commission Report (2006), Able Danger (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 439
Confess (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 89 min.
Story: political thriller that charts the exploits of disillusioned ex-hacker Terell Lessor. A return to New York, coupled with a humiliating attempt at getting a new job, serves as the catalyst for him to take action against those who slighted him in the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, undercover, secret agents, prodigy, campaign, politics, rebellion, fighting the system, society, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Enemy Within (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Colonel Casey discovers what appears to be plans by General Lloyd to use fake military excercises to assist Jack Giddings in his plans to remove President Foster from office. Colonel Casey, and President Foster must find evidence that there is a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, political thriller
Plot: conspiracy, political conspiracy, terrorism, political corruption, betrayal, state affairs, race against time, government agency, manhunt, undercover, revolution, political intrigue ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 3.8
 471
Fatwa (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the midst of a personal crisis, junior senator Maggie Davidson (Holly) ascertains that she's the subject of a terrorist plot.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, political conspiracy, undercover, politics, crimes, terrorism, rivalry, dishonesty, state affairs, murder, empire, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The 9/11 Commission Report (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Independent writer-director Leigh Slawner helms this chilling dramatization of the findings laid out in the best-selling 9/11 Commission Report, a document that sought to analyze the circumstances surrounding coordinated terrorist attacks against ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world trade center manhattan new york city, investigation, uncover truth, politics, state affairs, chaos, society, americana, fbi agent, terrorist, hotel room, spy ...
Time: september 11 2001, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, london, pakistan, washington d.c., israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Movie in collections
 4.9
 123
Able Danger (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Tom Flynn, the idealist owner of a left-leaning radical café/bookstore and the quixotic publisher of a hard hitting 911 conspiracy expose, finds himself entangled with a mysterious Eastern European beauty, Kasia, who is on the run from strong hand ...
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, suspenseful, political thriller
Plot: uncover truth, fighting the system, investigation, life is a bitch, rebellion, race against time, dishonesty, crimes, undercover, assassination, government agency, politics ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.1
 410
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: terrorism, one man army, save the day, undercover, master criminal, rivalry, special agents, law enforcement, crimes, race against time, vengeance, fbi ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.7
 950
Toxic (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The lives of a nightclub owner, a crime boss, a stripper, a bartender, two hitmen, a prostitute and a psychic take a turn for the worse when they are trapped in an escaped mental patient's sinister path of madness and destruction.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, mental illness, track down, mentally unstable, vengeance, violence spree, crimes, criminal's revenge, sexual content, murder, empire, strip club ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Holy Ghost People (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On the trail of her missing sister, Charlotte enlists the help of Wayne, an ex-Marine and alcoholic, to infiltrate the Church of One Accord - a community of snake-handlers who risk their lives seeking salvation in the Holy Ghost.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: religions or cults, rescue, missing person, crimes, uncover truth, clergy, woman in danger, religion, brainwashing, religious fanaticism, mountain, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 3K
The Agency (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Agency is a CBS television drama that followed the inner-workings of the CIA. The series was created by Michael Frost Beckner and was executive produced by Michael Frost Beckner, Shaun Cassidy Productions and Radiant Productions in association ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, terrorism, espionage, cia, undercover, working undercover, state affairs, government agency, conspiracy, terrorist, secret agents, national security ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Genius Club (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Seven geniuses, with IQs over 200, are plucked from their lives on Christmas Eve to try to solve the world's problems in one night
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, save the day, mastermind, undercover, society, prodigy, race against time, special agents, redemption, chaos, catastrophe, christian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Dying of the Light (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Bahamas, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Evan Lake, a veteran CIA agent, has been ordered to retire. But when his protégé uncovers evidence that Lake's nemesis, the terrorist Banir, has resurfaced, Lake goes rogue, embarking on a perilous, intercontinental mission to eliminate his ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, espionage, spy, retirement, track down, undercover, special agents, secret agents, revenge, law enforcement, rivalry, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., bucharest, romania, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.0
 953
In the Shadows (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a stunt man dies in Miami, his uncle, a New York mob boss, sends a hit man to tail the stunt coordinator, whom the boss wants dead. The hit man, Eric O'Bryne, gets close to his mark's daughter, and through her he asks her dad to teach ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, undercover, crimes, witnessing a crime, gangsters, dishonesty, crime gone awry, introspection, criminal heroes, working undercover, rivalry, empire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, florida, new york, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.3
 659
Black November (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Nigeria, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A volatile, oil-rich Nigerian community wages war against their corrupt government and a multi-national oil corporation to protect their land from being destroyed by excessive drilling and spills. To seek justice, a rebel organization kidnaps an ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, exciting
Plot: kidnapping, political conspiracy, confined, racism, terrorism, state affairs, heroes, dishonesty, crimes, conspiracy, rivalry, hijacking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nigeria, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Enemies Among Us (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: It's not politics as usual, or is it? The governor of Louisiana is about to become the vice-presidential candidate for his party but a murder and an international web spanning from South Africa to Pakistan and North Korea might just get in the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: assassination, campaign, crimes, politics, political corruption, haunted by the past, dishonesty, rivalry, graphic violence, state affairs, corruption, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A renegade USAF general, Lawrence Dell, escapes from a military prison and takes over an ICBM silo near Montana and threatens to provoke World War 3 unless the President reveals details of a secret meeting held just after the start of the Vietnam ...
Style: political, tense, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nuclear threat, vietnam war, terrorism, general, military, disaster, hostage, assassination, revenge, ransom demand, prison escape, u.s. military ...
Place: montana, vietnam, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.8
 279
Forfeit (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An armored car guard's elaborate plan for revenge is threatened by his relationship with an old friend -- a brilliant and unpredictable television preacher.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, rough, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: prison, criminal heroes, haunted by the past, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, life is a bitch, intrigue, betrayal, heist, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.2
 285
Crosshairs (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Hired to enact revenge on a man who savagely beat a beautiful Russian débutant, Jack Verlaine is pressed between his newly acquired job and a persistent man named, Brill, who offers him a chance to advance higher in his seedy career. But when an ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: conspiracy, hitman, assassin, sex trafficking, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, vengeance, estrangement, prostitution, cover up, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 2K
Tell (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ethan Tell is a small time crook who makes a big-time score when he steals 1 million dollars. Ironically, his life radically changes for the worst when he discovers that stealing the money was the easy part and he now must keep his partner, his ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, rivalry, life turned upside down, on the run, going straight, dishonesty, graphic violence, sexual content, criminal heroes, money, heist, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 4.5
 355
Officer Down (2005)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A policewoman unwittingly puts her family in danger when she uncovers corruption in her department.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, fighting the system, uncover truth, cop as target, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, vengeance, vigilantism, police corruption, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.3
 28
Tucked Away (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On the surface, Ray Ryan has it all. He's a successful advertising executive with a new promotion. He has a nice home and a beautiful fiancée. Underneath it all is a dark secret he's finding harder to hide. Ray's nightmares are ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, crimes, life is a bitch, murder, secret, abusive father, aging, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
 665
Hennessy (1975)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set in the Seventies, Hennessy is a Irishman who believes in peace, but who has had connections to the IRA. Hennessy's family is killed, and he plots revenge, setting out to assassinate Queen Elizabeth of England.
Style: political, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ira, irish republican army, revenge, terrorism, manhunt, political intrigue, political unrest, vengeance, royal family, political corruption, rebelliousness, repression ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: ireland, london, england, europe, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.4
 241
Quicksand (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Randi Stewart is a sergeant on a marine base where her father is the commanding officer. She is being treated by the new base psychiatrist, Bill Turner. Her brother, Gordon Stewart is running for political office. General Stewart is murdered and ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: army investigation, murder, psychiatrist, military life, dangerous attraction, uncover truth, dishonesty, femme fatale, life is a bitch, state affairs, military, politics ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Across the Line: The Exodus of Charlie Wright (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story centers on Charlie, a Los Angeles billionaire financial whiz who goes into self-imposed exile in Tijuana after his empire is revealed to have been a Ponzi scheme. While looking for the woman he abandoned there 25 years before, Charlie is ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: track down, gangsters, crimes, on the run, rivalry, special agents, law enforcement, vengeance, police corruption, swat team, armed forces, empire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.5
 2K
Dirty War (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After years of meticulous planning, a terrorist operation is reaching its final stages. The authorities have received no intelligence; they are in a race against time but don't yet know it. As the operation unfolds, we see the working lives of ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: radical, firefighter, secret agents, terrorism, save the day, special agents, government agency, undercover, crimes, race against time, working undercover, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Domino Killings (1977)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tucker is a chronic underachiever and a loser. A Vietnam war veteran who just can't seem to keep out of trouble, in the years since his discharge. The only thing he got out of the war was his skill with a rifle. Now, serving a long stretch in ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, prison, vietnam war, terrorism, paranoia, vietnam veteran, murder, assassination, secret organization, prison escape, politics, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, spain, europe, asia, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 2.7
 630
Target (2004)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: U.S. Army sniper Charlie Snow finds himself at the other end of the crosshairs when the brother of an Eastern European arms dealer whom he killed decides to take vengeance on Charlie and his family in L.A.
Style: realistic, rough, serious
Plot: terrorism, crimes, rivalry, sniper, soldier, law enforcement, state affairs, hostage, graphic violence, undercover, kidnapping, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Show of Force (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this thriller, television reporter Kate Ryan de Meléndez investigates the death of two radical Puerto Rican activists, whom she begins to believe may have been framed and murdered by undercover American agents.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, investigation, undercover, mystery, police corruption, journalism, uncover truth, legal, amateur detective, crimes, law enforcement, media ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.6
 25K
Madras Cafe (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An Indian Intelligence agent journeys into a war torn coastal island, to break a resolute rebel group. He deftly maneuvers his resources to make significant breakthroughs, amidst a scenario where the enemy has no face and the only counsel is ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, political
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, terrorism, politics, conspiracy, undercover, manipulation, secret agents, state affairs, escapades, dishonesty, assassination attempt, civil war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: india, asia, sri lanka
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Fifth Patient (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: John Reilly wakes up in an African Hospital with only fragments of his memory in tact. An officer of the local regime, Mugambe, accuses him of being an American spy.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: hospital, memory loss, political intrigue, crimes, undercover, espionage, rivalry, dishonesty, deception, undercover agent, interrogation, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Brotherhood of Death (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of Black soldiers are home from the war and head to a small Southern town. The town is dominated by a group of Klansmen who keep the Black majority from voting or being treated like human beings. However, these newcomers convince the local ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, ku klux klan, vigilantism, revenge, racial issues, racism, vietnam veteran, social decay, vengeance, interracial relations, crimes, rebellion ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%