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The Adventurers (1970)
The Adventurers (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 171 min.
Story: The wealthy playboy son of an assassinated South American diplomat discovers that his father was really murdered on orders of the corrupt president of the country--a man who was his father's friend and who, in fact, his father had helped put into power. He returns from living a jet-set life in Europe to lead a revolution against the government, only to find out that things aren't quite as black and white as he had assumed
Style: exciting, sexy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: politics, murder, revolution, fighting the system, distopia, prostitute, battles, soldier, terrorism, love and romance, life is a bitch, fall in love, intrigue, adventurer, rebellion, couples, gays and lesbians, love affair, leadership, vengeance, society, infidelity, manipulation, rebelliousness, mistaken identity ...
Time: 70s, 60s
Place: latin america, europe, rome italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about state affairs, dishonesty, politics, society, betrayal, rebellion and murder mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres. Some movies like The Adventurers: Arabesque (1966), Sleeping Dogs (1977), Trapped (2008), Of Love and Shadows (1994), The Rebel (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Arabesque (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Story of international intrigue involving a university professor, an Arab prime minister, a ruthless businessman, a beautiful spy, and hieroglyphics.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, talky, twists and turns ...
Plot: espionage, murder, gangsters, spy, political intrigue, professor, politics, intrigue, dishonesty, investigation, justice, assassination ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, europe, oxford university, middle east
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Sleeping Dogs (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Recluse Smith (Sam Neill) is drawn into a revolutionary struggle between guerillas and right-wingers in New Zealand. Implicated in a murder and framed as a revolutionary conspirator, Smith tries to maintain an attitude of non-violence while caught ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tragic ending
Plot: revolution, future dystopia, civil war, chaos, conspiracy, intrigue, heroes, state affairs, witnessing a crime, crimes, dishonesty, rebellion ...
Time: 70s, near future
Place: new zealand
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Trapped (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Anton O'Neill returns home after five years at sea, he finds that 1970's Ireland is a radically different place to the one he left behind. Northern Ireland is in flames, and civil unrest has spilled south of the border to his beloved ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: terrorism, ira, police detective, on the run, moral dilemma, injustice, rebellion, society, life is a bitch, law enforcement, love and romance, rebelliousness ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: europe, ireland, belfast, dublin ireland, paris france
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Of Love and Shadows (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Irene is a magazine editor living under the shadow of the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile. Francisco is a handsome photographer and he comes to Irene for a job. As a sympathizer with the underground resistance movement, Francisco opens her eyes and ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, sexy, visually appealing ...
Plot: dictatorship, politics, torture, distopia, rebellion, idealism, love triangle, love affair, social decay, interracial relations, custody, rebelliousness ...
Time: 70s, year 1973, 1920s
Place: chile, latin america, south america, spain, california
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The Rebel (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Vietnam
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 1920s. Vietnam under colonial French ruling. Anti-French rebellions emerge all over the country to disrupt the foreign occupiers. In respond, the colonialist employed units of Vietnamese agents to track and destroy these rebels. The film follows the ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, touching, suspenseful
Plot: martial arts, rebellion, fighting the system, track down, undercover, secret agents, vengeance, social decay, dishonesty, assassination, romance, rivalry ...
Time: 1920s
Place: vietnam, asia
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The Ugly American (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An intelligent, articulate scholar, Harrison MacWhite, survives a hostile Senate confirmation hearing at the hands of conservatives to become ambassador to Sarkan, a southeast Asian country where civil war threatens a tense peace. Despite his ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, disturbing
Plot: politics, revolution, rebellion, military coup, injustice, imperialism, chaos, fighting the system, dishonesty, state affairs, heroes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 50s
Place: southeast asia, asia, indochina
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Beyond the Limit (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in a small politically unstable Latin American country, the story follows the half English and half Latino Dr. Eduardo Plarr, who left his home to find a better life. Along the way he meets an array of people, including British Consul Charley ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, biting ...
Plot: diplomat, kidnapping, revolution, love affair, rebel, doctor, politics, starting over, political unrest, adultery, alcoholic, cheating wife ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: latin america, paraguay, argentina, south america
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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, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, politics, conspiracy, bomb, rebellion, life is a bitch, state affairs, rivalry, terrorism, society, crimes, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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8th Wonderland (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A website where people can virtually live in a true democracy becomes so popular that its leading members take questionable actions to improve the real world as well. This backfires and various governments brand them terrorists.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, suspenseful, talky ...
Plot: revolution, society, rebelliousness, secret movement, politics, fighting the system, rebellion, political unrest, social decay, political corruption, anti capitalism, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vatican
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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: exciting, realistic, serious, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, manhunt, revenge, war hero, vengeance, rebelliousness, political intrigue, royal family, political corruption, political unrest, graphic violence, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: london, ireland, europe, england, belfast
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Exit in Red (1996)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ed Altman is a psychiatrist who relocates to Palm Springs, Calif., in order to avoid a lawsuit. However, he happens to wander directly into more trouble when he begins an affair with the rich and beautiful Ally Mercer (Annabel Schofield), who has ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, sexy ...
Plot: psychiatrist, murder, love affair, power relations, betrayal, extramarital affair, sexuality, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, femme fatale, infidelity, frame up ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
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The Wilby Conspiracy (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Having spent 10 years in prison for nationalist activities, Shack Twala is finally ordered released by the South African Supreme Court but he finds himself almost immediately on the run after a run-in with the police. Assisted by his lawyer Rina Van ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, racism, on the run, betrayal, dishonesty, politics, state affairs, against the rules, injustice, heroes, secret agents, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: south africa, africa, johannesburg south africa
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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: serious, bleak, psychological, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, revolution, rebelliousness, against the odds, prisoner, state affairs, haunted by the past, crimes, fighting the system, injustice, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
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Fools of Fortune (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A Protestant Irish family is caught up in a conflict between Irish Republicans and the British army.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: murder, revolution, family relations, couples, estate, political unrest, vengeance, alcohol abuse, family life, fall in love, mentally unstable, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: ireland, europe
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The Revolutionary (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "A", a member of a student protest organization, becomes disenchanted by his group's inability to effect real change. Emboldened to pursue more radical methods by the older, experienced leftist organizer Despard, "A" ...
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, suspenseful, rough
Plot: strike, injustice, courtroom, fighting the system, legal, dishonesty, life is a bitch, state affairs, heroes, society, legal action, politics ...
Time: 60s
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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 corruption, betrayal, state affairs, race against time, government agency, manhunt, undercover, revolution, political intrigue, political conspiracy, politics ...
Time: 90s
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Dark Hearts (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When struggling artist Colson finds his muse in sultry singer Fran, their daring romance spirals out of control into a dangerous game of deception and betrayal.
Style: serious, realistic, surreal, stylized, psychological ...
Plot: love affair, couples, dishonesty, love and romance, betrayal, dangerous attraction, siblings relations, relationships, deception, relationship problems, couple relations, marital problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Wind and the Lion (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century an American woman is abducted in Morocco by Berbers. The attempts to free her range from diplomatic pressure to military intervention.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, intense ...
Plot: desert, kidnapping, politics, rescue, hostage, confined, ransom, woman in danger, missing person, love and romance, state affairs, daring rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: morocco, washington d.c., africa, usa, north africa ...
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Year of the Gun (1991)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In this thriller, American novelist David Raybourne (Andrew McCarthy) accidentally becomes entangled in the Red Brigade's terrorist plan to kidnap Italian Premier Aldo Moro during a research trip to Rome. As the terrorists attempt to kill ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, neo noir ...
Plot: mistaken identity, politics, political intrigue, murder, kidnapping, culture clash, photojournalist, assassination, terrorism, journalism, terrorist, urban setting ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: italy, rome italy, europe, venice
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The Devil's Own (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Frankie McGuire, one of the IRA's deadliest assassins, draws an American family into the crossfire of terrorism. But when he is sent to the U.S. to buy weapons, Frankie is housed with the family of Tom O'Meara, a New York cop who knows ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, police investigation, terrorist, murder, friendship, vengeance, betrayal, rebelliousness, law enforcement, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, northern ireland, ireland, usa, europe ...
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Deadly Betrayal (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: International reporter Jeff Randal spends half of his time abroad. His wife Donna feels neglected. When their preteen daughter Melinda's hunky teacher Adam Hamilton notices, Donna becomes his hot lover, to her Boston bookstore employer and ...
Style: tense, sexy, suspenseful, erotic, serious ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, love affair, couples, murder, crimes, love and romance, betrayal, stalking, dangerous attraction, sex, cheating wife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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This Revolution (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jake Cassevetes is a world renowned shooter just back from being embedded during the U.S. invasion of Iraq. As a well-paid stringer for the networks, Jake does not buy into the currently vogue, left-wing conspiracy theory of a corporate-controlled ...
Style: disturbing, clever, serious, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: conspiracy, politics, idealism, rebelliousness, political unrest, fighting the system, life is a bitch, society, rebellion, dishonesty, injustice, revolution ...
Time: contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: iraq, new york, usa, middle east, manhattan new york city
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Cuba (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A British mercenary arrives in pre-Revolution Cuba to help train the corrupt General Batista's army against Castro's guerrillas while he also romances a former lover now married to an unscrupulous plantation owner.
Style: serious, realistic, cynical, gloomy, witty ...
Plot: mercenary, politics, infidelity, revolution, rebelliousness, political unrest, couple relations, introspection, political corruption, society, love and romance, state affairs ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: cuba, latin america, caribbean, havana cuba
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Havana (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: An American professional gambler named Jack Weil (Redford) decides to visit Havana, Cuba to gamble. On the boat to Havana, he meets Roberta Duran (Olin), the wife of a revolutionary, Arturo (Julia). Shortly after their arrival, Arturo is taken away ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: gambling, politics, revolution, gambler, cons and scams, political unrest, rebelliousness, romance, society, cuban revolution, love triangle, diamond ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1959, year 1958, year 1963
Place: cuba, latin america, australia, caribbean, havana cuba
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The Evil That Men Do (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Professional killer Holland is forced out of retirement to break a Central American government's political torture ring when one of his friends, a Latin American journalist, is killed. The murderer, Doctor Clement Molloch, is the master sadist ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, bounty hunter, vigilantism, hitman, good versus evil, chase, heroes, assassination, vigilante, torture, serial killer, martial arts ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, holland, latin america, central america
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WUSA (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Rheinhardt, a cynical drifter, gets a job as an announcer for right-wing radio station WUSA in New Orleans. Rheinhardt is content to parrot WUSA's reactionary editorial stance on the air, even if he doesn't agree with it. Rheinhardt finds ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, allegory, contemplative
Plot: racism, prostitute, politics, assassination, drifter, nudity (full frontal - brief), figment, disability, rally, estrangement, stash, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new orleans
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The Wild Geese (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Switzerland, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A British multinational company seeks to overthrow a vicious dictator in central Africa. It hires a band of (largely aged) mercenaries in London and sends them in to save the virtuous but imprisoned opposition leader who is also critically ill and ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, tense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, adventure, military, betrayal, battles, rescue, behind enemy lines, political unrest, political corruption, against the odds, heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: africa, zimbabwe, england, london, europe ...
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The Golden Bowl (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An intricately plotted tale of thwarted love and betrayal, "The Golden Bowl" tells the story of an extravagantly rich American widower and his sheltered daughter, both of whom marry only to discover that their respective mates, a beautiful ...
Style: suspense, serious, stylized, realistic, biting ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, love affair, fall in love, family problems, couples, romance, dishonesty, society, parents and children, crumbling marriage, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century
Place: italy, england, europe, london, rome italy ...
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The Sicilian (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Egocentric bandit Salvatore Guiliano fights the Church, the Mafia, and the landed gentry while leading a populist movement for Sicilian independence.
Style: serious, realistic, intense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: betrayal, sicilian, gunfight, crimes, leadership, ambition, dishonesty, politics, society, political unrest, class differences, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: sicily, italy, europe
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, tense
Plot: terrorist attack, assassination attempt, obsessive quest, manipulation, state affairs, terrorism, against the rules, race against time, politics, religions or cults, fall in love, special agents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: middle east, rome italy, afghanistan, europe, turkey
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