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The Path to 9/11 (2006)
Original name: The Path to 911
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: The Path to 9/11 was a two-part miniseries that aired in the United States on ABC television from September 10 – 11, 2006, and also in other countries. The film dramatizes the 1993 World Trade Center bombing in New York City and the events leading up to the September 11, 2001 attacks.
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, realistic, bleak
Plot: terrorism, hijacking, september 11 2001, politics, white house, government agency, head of state, deadly, state affairs, undercover, special agents, crimes, danger, dishonesty, administration, propaganda, revisionist history, secretary of state, world trade center manhattan new york city, vice president, u.s. vice president, terrorist
Time: 21st century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, washington d.c.

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and bleak films and TV series with plots about state affairs, politics, terrorism, danger, deadly, crimes and terrorist mostly in Drama, History and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Path to 9/11: DC 9/11: Time of Crisis (2003), Backstairs at the White House (1979), United 93 (2006), Exposed (1983), September 11 (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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DC 9/11: Time of Crisis (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: This is the story of the days directly after 9/11, and the president's whereabouts. Scheduled to air shortly before the second anniversary of the September 11 attacks, DC 9/11 takes an inside look at the Bush Administration, beginning with the ...
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Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Path to Paradise: The Untold Story of the World Trade Center Bombing. (1997)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Backstairs at the White House (1979)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 540 min.
Story: Behind the scenes at the White House during eight administrations, as told by the people who work there.
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Time: 1910s, 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s ...
Place: usa
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 7.6
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United 93 (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A real time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on 9/11 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.
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Exposed (1983)
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Duration: 100 min.
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September 11 (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, Egypt, Japan, Mexico, USA, Iran
Duration: 134 min.
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Time: 2000s
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Show Me a Hero (2015)
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Duration: 60 min.
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Blue Eyes (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 60 min.
Story: High adrenaline Swedish political thriller from the creative talent behind Humans – An extreme right-wing party is heading towards its best election result when the chief of staff at the Justice Department disappears without a trace. Racism, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The 9/11 Commission Report (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 86 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 60 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 8.0
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Recount (2008)
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 6.7
 733
The Grid (2004)
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
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Style: serious, tense, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorism, government agency, crimes, danger, hopes, rivalry, society, couples, life is a bitch, vengeance, introspection, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.3
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Flight 93 (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
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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 ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
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Time: 2000s, year 2001
Place: usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
21 Hours at Munich (1976)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A dramatization of the incident in 1972 when Arab terrorists broke into the Olympic compound in Munich and murdered 11 Israeli athletes.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 70s, year 1972
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Style: bleak, realistic, tense, serious, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 53K
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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