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The Path to 9/11
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, government agency, head of state, hijacking, deadly, state affairs, politics, september 11 2001, undercover, special agents, crimes, danger, dishonesty, white house, 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 rough films and TV series with plots about terrorism, danger, deadly, crimes, state affairs, politics and heroes mostly in Drama, Thriller and History genres. Some movies like The Path to 9/11: DC 9/11: Time of Crisis (2003), The Siege at Ruby Ridge (1996), The Hamburg Cell (2004), Exposed (1983), The Molly Maguires (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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DC 9/11: Time of Crisis
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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Plot: leadership, terrorism, hijacking, politics, americana, danger, society, state affairs, government agency, head of state, political conspiracy, confined ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Path to Paradise: The Untold Story of the World Trade Center Bombing.
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The incredible story of the events leading up to the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center in New York and the capture of the terrorists.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, terrorism, skyscraper, working undercover, crime, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, witnessing a crime, leadership, chases and races, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Siege at Ruby Ridge
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 192 min.
Story: A mini-series dramatization of the controversial 1992 attack by federal agents on the Idaho home of Randy Weaver, a white seperatist. The ten-day siege, begun over a minor gun charge, resulted in the deaths of Weaver's son, wife and dog, and a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: criminal heroes, fighting the system, wilderness, police investigation, fugitives, hostages, special agents, journalism, race against time, survival, terrorism, violence spree ...
Time: 90s
Place: idaho, usa
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System:   54%
    User:   54%
 
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The Hamburg Cell
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ziad Jarrah, a young Lebonese man from a good family goes to Germany to attend college and starts dating a Turkish girl named Aysel. Although not very religious and accustomed to Western ways, Ziad becomes "brothers" with some ...
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Exposed
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wisconsin farm girl Elizabeth Carlson leaves family and her English teacher lover behind and escapes to New York. There she soon makes a career for herself as a fashion model. During a vernissage she's approached by a mysterious man whose ...
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The Molly Maguires
Genre: Drama, History
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Duration: 124 min.
Story: Life is rough in the coal mines of 1876 Pennsylvania. A secret group of Irish emigrant miners, known as the Molly Maguires, fights against the cruelty of the mining company with sabotage and murder. A detective, also an Irish emigrant, is hired to ...
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Plot: social decay, injustice, fighting the system, politics, rebellion, heroes, coal mining, betrayal, society, state affairs, terrorism, life is a bitch ...
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Genre: Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 91 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
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    User:   40%
 
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Able Danger
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   47%
 
The 9/11 Commission Report
Genre: Drama, Thriller
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, terrorism, americana, deadly, state affairs, chaos, september 11 2001, terrorist, uncover truth, politics, danger, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   41%
    User:   36%
 
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The Grid
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Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 266 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   37%
 
Twilight's Last Gleaming
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Country: USA, West Germany
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, bleak ...
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Dirty War
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The Missiles of October
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United 93
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Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, intense ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2001, 2000s
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    User:   40%
 
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Rubicon
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Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Rubicon is an American television series that centers on an intelligence analyst at a national think tank in New York City called the American Policy Institute, who discovers that he may be working with members of a secret society that manipulates ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: manipulations, uncover truth, mystery, riddles and clues, danger, dishonesty, conspiracy, government agency, prodigy, espionage, crimes, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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System:   36%
    User:   34%
 
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September 11
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Country: UK, France, Egypt, Japan, Mexico, USA, Iran
Duration: 134 min.
Story: 11 directors show their view on the terrorist attacks on the world trade center in New York.
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Time: 2000s
Place: iran, middle east, europe, israel, former yugoslavia ...
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System:   34%
    User:   28%
 
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Five Minarets in New York
Genre: Drama
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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, false accusation, religions or cults, crime, life is a bitch, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, police investigation, special agents, chase, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, turkey, usa, istanbul turkey
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System:   33%
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Armstrong
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Cold War has just heated up! CIA Agent Bob Taylor (Charles Napier) arrives in Moscow with his new wife Susan (Kimberley Kates) with a highly secret video tape of Russian missiles leaving an unknown base near Moscow under the cover of darkness. ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   33%
 
Homeland Security
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Admiral McKee (Tom Skerritt) is retired, when following the events of 9/11 he receives a call from the White House informing him that his commander in chief requires him to serve his country once again. Shortly after this he is sworn into office as ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
Place: afghanistan
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    User:   31%
 
World Trade Center
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
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Style: emotional, realistic, serious, bleak, intense ...
Plot: survival, terrorism, 9/11, runaway, courage, daring rescue, death, conspiracy theory, natural disaster, skyscraper, family, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, year 2001, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, pentagon, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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System:   32%
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Live Wire
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Danny O'Neill is a bomb disposal expert assigned to a case where terrorists have developed an "invisible" liquid explosive which is activated within the human body.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, politics, government agency, master criminal, partners against crime, protagonist as suspect, extramarital affair, bomb, senator, explosive, terrorist, assassination ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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The Alternate
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The President of the United States, in the midst of negative public opinion, is kidnapped while attending a charity function. However, this is all part of a plan to boost his ratings, the 'kidnappers' being a CIA black ops team. It seems ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, save the day, terrorism, kidnapping, danger, heroes, head of state, hostages, secret agents, daring rescue, rescue, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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System:   30%
    User:   29%
 
Executive Action
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Rogue intelligence agents, right-wing politicians, greedy capitalists, and free-lance assassins plot and carry out the JFK assassination in this speculative agitprop.
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, government agency, head of state, uncover truth, political conspiracy, sniper, assassin, cia, chases and races, crimes, politics, deadly ...
Time: year 1963
Place: dallas texas
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    User:   34%
 
The War Within
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Pakistani involved in a planned attack in New York City experiences a crisis of conscience.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: government agency, terrorism, crimes, danger, hopes, rivalry, society, couples, life is a bitch, vengeance, introspection, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, usa, new york, new jersey
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System:   30%
    User:   28%
 
No God, No Master
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A plot to overthrow the United States government is uncovered in New York City in the summer of 1919 when William Flynn, a field agent for the Bureau of Investigation, is sent to investigate a bomb threat that has targeted some of America's ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, political drama
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Time: 20s, 20th century
Place: usa
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System:   30%
    User:   29%
 
Seven Days in May
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A U.S. Army general alerts the president of a planned military coup against him.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: politics, conspiracy, cold war, secret service, military, terrorism, betrayal, nuclear, president, white house, fighting the system, political ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, future
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System:   29%
    User:   26%
 

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Victory at Entebbe
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Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, bleak ...
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