Movies like Red Alert: The War Within

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Red Alert: The War Within (2009)
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Red Alert: The War Within (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: While delivering food in a forest area in Andhra Pradesh, impoverished Narasimha is held against his will by a band of Naxalites led by Velu, and forced to join them. He is anxious to collect his dues and return home to his wife, Uma; daughter, Chinna; and son, Mohan, but Velu keeps on putting it off. Narasimha gets to know and sympathize with members of this band, and befriends Lakshmi, who was gang-raped by several policemen. He is then asked to prove his loyalty by killing an informant/plainclothes police inspector - which he does - and even accompanies the band on an assault on a school, resulting in the death of some children. Traumatized after this incident, he decides to flee - and it is this decision that will not only estrange him from his family but also force him to be on the run from the band as well as the police.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: undercover, rebel, insurgent, mutiny, runaway, cult, escape, crimes, society, social problems, fleeing, escape attempt, jungle, rape, rape victim, training camp, gun, machine gun

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Most similar movies to Red Alert: The War Within

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, tense, suspense and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, danger, society, murder, criminal, police and rivalry mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Red Alert: The War Within: Escape from Mogadishu (2021), Aaghaaz (2000), Bharath Ane Nenu (2018), Nitro Rush (2016), Christian Brothers (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Escape from Mogadishu (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Diplomats from the North and South Korean embassies in Somalia attempt a daring joint escape from Mogadishu when the outbreak of civil war leaves them stranded.
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Plot: escape, wartime, survival, army, soldier, attack, civil war, life is a bitch, civil disobedience, escape attempt, runaway, wartime life ...
Time: 90s, year 1991
Place: somalia, africa
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Aaghaaz (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: After putting together his life once again from a traumatic experience in his past; Govind Narang accompanied by his sister Rattna comes to reside in Azad Nagar, Bombay. He cannot stand injustice in any shape and form; this brings him into enmity ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense, serious
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Bharath Ane Nenu (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Bharat, a graduate raised in London clueless about the future becomes the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh due to the circumstances. New to India and with no political knowledge he learns the ropes quickly and governs efficiently. However, while he ...
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, political thriller
Plot: political leader, politics, politician, society, social problems, leader, political intrigue, coping, leadership, political unrest, social relations, father
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Nitro Rush (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the follow up to the box-office hit Nitro (2007), we catch up with Max as he serves time for the role he played in the death of a police officer. When the film begins, Max learns that his 17-year-old son Theo has just been recruited by a criminal ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: street racing, escaped prisoner, organized crime, runaway, criminal underworld, partners in crime, social problems, prison escape, murderer, father and son, group of criminals, family relations ...
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Christian Brothers (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Story: When the daughter of a minister gets kidnapped, Christy is called upon to rescue her. Although he manages to save her, he himself gets embroiled in the kidnapper's murder.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: murder, false accusation, chase, police, snitch, father son relationship, police investigation, family relations, society, crimes, relationships, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mumbai india, bombay india, london
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Ferry (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Before he built a drug empire, Ferry Bouman returns to his hometown on a revenge mission that finds his loyalty tested — and a love that alters his life.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: undercover, criminal, revenge, empire, drugs, police, vengeance, changing lives, homecoming, lifestyle change, crime boss, crimes ...
Place: amsterdam
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Baaghi (2016)
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Country: India
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Baaghi is the story of Ronny, a rebellious 23-year-old from Delhi. Fearing his unruly and angry temperament his father sends him to a disciplinary academy set in a sleepy town in Kerala. While traveling to the academy he meets Siya who also carries ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, tense
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1971 (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: India
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Based on true facts, the film revolves around 6 brave soldiers who escape from the clutches of the Pakistan Army and risk death with honour and courage with sacrifice towards their journey home.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense
Plot: pow, escape, army, military, prisoner of war camp, soldier, freedom, courage, honor, glory, death, sacrifice ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: pakistan, india, kashmir
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Man of Vendetta (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: One day, Hye Lin, the five-year old daughter of a devoted pastor, Joo Young Soo, is kidnapped. Pastor Joo, who has a rock solid faith in God at this time, prays wholeheartedly for her safe comeback, but she does not return. Eight years later, Joo ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: missing child, kidnapping, confined, crimes, rescue, society, clergy, starting over, chase, uncover truth, child in peril, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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D Company (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: D Company is a 2013 Indian Malayalam action portmanteau film. It is an anthology of three independently shot action films directed by M. Padmakumar, Vinod Vijayan and Diphan. Its cast includes Jayasurya, Anoop Menon, Unni Mukundan, Fahad Fazil and ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, suspense, anthology
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.0
 681
Lamhaa (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Kashmir... Once known as a paradise on earth, it is now a playground for blood thirsty militants. A company is generating millions of unaccountable dollars that benefit all powers - from politicians and leaders to bureaucrats in the Indian and ...
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, suspense
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Place: india, kashmir
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Deewaar: Let's Bring Our Heroes Home (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Major Ranvir Kaul (Amitabh Bachchan) is a POW who was captured along with over 50 soldiers by Pakistani soldiers in 1971 during the war between India and Pakistan. 33 years later Ranvir's son Gaurav (Akshaye Khanna) decides to go on a rescue ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: escape attempt, prison, parents and children, rescue, confined, prison life, hopes, getting home, military, prison escape, prison warden, escape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pakistan, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Mountain II (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In a desolate war zone where screams of the innocent echo, on the very line between disaster and valor, 7 Maroon Berets will dance with death.
Style: exciting, disturbing, tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: swat team, terrorist, behind enemy lines, crimes, criminal, dangerous mission, journalism, rescue, public execution, captivity, society, isis ...
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Blood Money (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In South Africa, a young man living with his wife becomes embroiled in an illegal diamond business and with time finds his life changing.
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense, suspense
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Steel Rain 2: Summit (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 132 min.
Story: A futuristic film about a crisis near the brink of war after three leaders are kidnapped by a North Korean nuclear submarine in a coup d’état during a summit between the two Koreas and the United States.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, political thriller
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The Fifth Patient (2007)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Slave Warrior: The Beginning (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
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Duration: 115 min.
Story: A man travels back in time to fight slavery.
Style: tense, captivating, romantic, neo noir, student film
Plot: african american, african, warrior, slavery, social problems, romantic relationship, captivity, fight, battles, society, love and romance, saving a life ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 3K
Villain (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Story: After 10 years, Eddie Franks is out of prison and trying to stay on the straight and narrow, but his drug-mule brother, Sean has other ideas. Rival gangster brothers demand Sean repay his debt to them, causing Eddie to get tangled in the crossfire, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, disturbing, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Steel Rain (2017)
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Story: A former agent from the North Korean intelligence and a senior member of the South Korean security services conduct a secret mission to prevent the breakout of a nuclear war on the Korean Peninsula.
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Plot: spy, nuclear war, sting operation, society, coup d'etat, crimes, rivalry, politics, inter-korean relations, us military, missile, nuclear ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Shikkar (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Story: The story of Shikkar takes place at Chittazha, a mountainous terrain where bamboo reeds flourish. After much wandering from place to place, Balraman (Mohanlal) a lorry driver has finally settled down with his daughter (Ananya) at Chittazha. Peace ...
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, captivating, serious
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Aurangzeb (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Gurgaon is the most modern boom-town of "India Shining", the new frontier to be conquered by those who understand real estate. This city rose from a small town to a boom town satellite city in just fifteen years. However, the law and order ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, captivating, realistic ...
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Plot: undercover, gangsters, police investigation, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, working undercover, organized crime, presumed dead, graphic violence, lookalikes, doppelganger ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Off Limits (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
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Story: McGriff and Albaby are probably doing the worst law enforcement job in the world - they are plain clothes U.S. military policemen on duty in war-time Saigon. However, their job becomes even harder when they start investigating the serial killings of ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Blackmail (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Inspector Abhay Rathod is a honest and diligent Police Inspector employed with Bombay Police. He was assigned the case of racketeer and criminal don, Shekhar Mohan. Abhay successfully entraps and arrests him, and has him sentenced to a long jail ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.0
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The Raid (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Five undercover cops at Complexo do Alemão, one of Rio de Janeiro's most dangerous areas, have their covers blown by drug dealers. Arrested, they wait execution or to be rescued by police forces that would risk expose a larger operation.
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Plot: slum, working undercover, fighting crime, undercover, drug dealing, urban ghetto, crimes, society, race against time, law enforcement, trapped, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
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Yevadu (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Satya is given a different face after he suffers burn-related injuries. After being released from the hospital, he deals with the murderer of his lover Deepti. But his new face has given him new foes.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, vengeance, crimes, mistaken identity, physical appearance, rivalry, murder, transformation, hidden identity, undercover, graphic violence, one against many ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Deep Dark Canyon (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bloom Towne is a small-town sheriff under the thumb of the well-established, deeply influential Mayor Dick Cavanaugh's family. When Bloom's two teenage sons, Nate and Skylar accidentally shoot and kill Dick during a deer-hunt, Bloom's ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: manhunt, chase, on the run, parents and children, small town, crimes, forest, graphic violence, revenge, murder, brother brother relationship, escape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Bamboo Women's Prison (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
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Duration: 110 min.
Story: A nurse in a Japanese women's POW camp during World War II masterminds an escapee.
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
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35%
Wild District (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 45 min.
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Story: After surrendering to Bogotá police, an ex-guerrilla avoids prison by working undercover to investigate a ruthless enforcer of government corruption.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense
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