Movies like Ogro

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Ogro (1979)
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Ogro (1979)
Original name: Operación Ogro
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: At the close of 1973, Franco is still governing Spain with an iron hand. Opposition parties are forbidden; labor movements are repressed; and Basque nationalists are mercilessly hunted. The caudillo is aging, though, and the future of the régime is in question. Admiral Carrero Blanco is Franco’s natural successor. For the embattled clandestine Basque organization ETA, Carrero Blanco must die.
Style: based on true events
Plot: terrorism, terrorist bombing, murder, terrorist attack, terrorist group, franco regime (francoism), eta terrorist group, terrorist, revolution, fascism, explosion, bomb, archive footage, shot to death, basque, eta, flashback
Time: 70s, year 1973, year 1978
Place: basque country, spain, madrid

Most similar movies to Ogro

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about terrorism, murder, terrorist, danger, deadly, crimes and politics mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Ogro: Blinded (1997), Numbered Days (1994), Paris Is Happening (2016), Il caso Moro (1986), Nobody Knows Anybody (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Blinded (1997)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Featuring plenty of two-fisted action with romantic and political overtones, this intelligent thriller from Spanish director Daniel Calparsoro is set in the Basque region of northernmost Spain and centers on the clash between two Basque terrorists ...
Plot: murder, basque, eta terrorist group, terrorism, runaway, town mayor, violence, son, terrorist group, sex, terrorist, male female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Numbered Days (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Antonio, a gunman of the terrorist group ETA, days before making an attack, he meets Charo, a junkie of eighteen years, despite the sordid environment in which they grew up, still has the naivety. He has dedicated his life to a cause they do not ...
Style: serious, tense, suspense, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: terrorism, prostitution, prostitute, crimes, romance, fall in love, couples, deadly, danger, drug dealing, drug addict, cop killer ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: madrid, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Paris Is Happening (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In Paris, a motley group of young people engineer a deadly plan to spread shock and awe in the city. Each plays their own role. Then they all hide in a department store, a symbol of the consumerist society they are attacking.
Style: non-linear
Plot: department store, terrorism, plan, shot in the chest, hotel room, fire, gun, bicycle, telephone call, parking lot, hotel, shot to death ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.1
 364
Il caso Moro (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: On March 16 1978, the Red Brigade kidnap the Chief of the Christian Democraty, the party in power in Italy since the end of the war. Fifty-five days later, his corpse was found in the trunk of a red Renault.
Plot: terrorism, italian history, kidnapping, murder, politics, prime minister, politician, terrorist, years of lead
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Nobody Knows Anybody (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Película española basada en la novela homónima escrita por Juan Bonilla. Simón, un aspirante a escritor frustrado que se dedica a escribir crucigramas para un periódico, recibe un misterioso encargo: debe incluir la palabra Adversario el ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious, psychological thriller
Plot: crimes, psychopath, murder, riddles and clues, terrorism, writer's life, danger, rivalry, deadly, friendship between men, explosion, conspiracy ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Far from the Sea (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A love story between a terrorist and his victim.
Plot: terrorism, romance, eta terrorist group, victim, infidelity, skinny dipping, healing, assassination, grandmother, pain, shooting, past ...
Place: andalusia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
La casa de mi padre (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A businessman returns his family home after eight years in exile avoiding the terrorism of the ETA.
Plot: terrorism, politician, uncle nephew relationship, dying man, exile, return home, family, eta terrorist group, getting home, eta
Place: basque country
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The 'Human' Factor (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After his family is brutally murdered for an unknown reason, a computer engineer sets out to find those responsible.
Plot: murder, revenge, family, retribution, woman shot, dead girl, hostage, showdown, vigilante, dead woman, standoff, terrorist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The Minister’s Wife (1981)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Rafael, a young man from the provinces, works as a waiter in a resort and helps himself economically having sex for money with rich older women. During a bomb threat, he is discovered in bed with one of the guest, Leonor Marchioness of Montenegro, ...
Plot: corruption, infidelity, terrorism, assassination, aristocrat, politics, money, investigation, female nudity, injection, male nudity, murder ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Cassandra Crossing (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, West Germany, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The Cassandra Crossing is an all-star disaster spectacular telling of the terrifying odyssey of 1000 doomed passengers trapped aboard a plague-infested train. A terrorist infected with a deadly virus boards the Stockholm to Geneva Express and ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train crash, plague, terrorism, survival, terrorist, drug dealing, save the day, train, catastrophe, race against time, isolation, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: europe, sweden, poland, switzerland, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 671
Taj Mahal (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: One evening, while her parents go out for dinner, 18-year-old Louise, alone in her hotel room at Taj Mahal Mumbai, hears strange noises out in the corridor. Within minutes, she realises that a terrorist attack is underway. Her only connection to the ...
Plot: terrorist attack, terrorism, hotel, terror, teenage protagonist, 18 year old, hotel room, father daughter relationship, female protagonist, teenager, teenage girl, terrorist
Place: taj mahal
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.4
 553
One Less God (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, Nepal
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In 2008, a band of young Islamic militants from Pakistan lands in Mumbai, their primary target, the iconic Taj Mahal hotel. With Indian forces unable to regain control, for 4 days the guests must battle to survive as the terrorists seek to drive ...
Plot: terrorist attack, terrorist, terrorism, hotel, siege
Time: year 2008
Place: mumbai india, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.4
 119
The Passengers (1977)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A man and his stepson driving across Europe are terrorized by a man following them in a pickup truck.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, psychological, scary ...
Plot: murder, stalking, truck, investigation, school, deadly, psychopath, parents and children, on the run, terrorism, danger, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: rome italy, paris france, italy, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.2
 12K
U – July 22 (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The movie tells the story about a girl who has to hide and survive from terrorist Anders Breivik while looking for her little sister during the terrorist attacks in Norway on the island Utøya, July 22nd.
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: school shooting, terrorism, summer camp, terrorist attack, massacre, sister sister relationship, teenage girl, mental illness, group of friends, archive footage, hopes, danger ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, year 2011
Place: norway, oslo norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Tenth of a Second (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 77 min.
Story: "Tenth of a Second" is the account of one man's desperate attempt to fight the oppressive apartheid regime of South Africa. This political thriller centres around Michael Wilder (James Whyle), a schoolteacher and political activist, ...
Plot: apartheid, terrorist bombing, political activist, human rights, political activism, english teacher, bomb explosion, moral dilemma, terrorism, identity crisis, school teacher, dialogue driven ...
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.0
 711
Captive (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Philippines, Germany, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A dozen foreigners are kidnapped by a terrorist group in the Philippines.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, based on true events, serious
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, crimes, danger, captivity, rescue, murder, journalist, hostage, military, religion, muslim ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.0
 208
Fire (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One day, someone puts a bomb on Carlos car and kill his wife and leaves his daughter of 10 years old without legs. Eleven years later, he lives in Barcelona with his daughter but he never forgot the past, the hate, the suffering of that accident. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: vengeance, parents and children, haunted by the past, family relations, rivalry, obsessive quest, isolated house, terrorist group, traumatic experience, small village, eta terrorist group, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: barcelona, spain, europe, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Good Morning, Night (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The 1978 kidnapping and murder of Aldo Moro, president of the most important political party in Italy at the time, Democrazia Cristiana, as seen from the perspective of one of his assailants -- a conflicted young woman in the ranks of the Red ...
Style: serious, disturbing, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, murder, hostage, political unrest, rebelliousness, captivity, crimes, radical, revolution, hostages, head of state ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 6.9
 3K
Wolf (2004)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Based on a true story. In the 70s, during the last stages of Franco's dictatorship, Txema, a basque construction worker, is arrested because of his connection to some terrorists who have just committed a murder. The secret service see in him an ...
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, double agent, life turned upside down, fish out of water, working undercover, on the run, infiltration, chase, track down, danger, betrayal, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Slap the Monster on Page One (1972)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 1972, Milano. We are just a few days before the general elections. The daughter of a well-known professor is found dead. Mr Bizanti editor in chief of newspaper "Il Giornale", in agreement with its owner Mr. Montelli, decides to charge of ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: politics, journalism, murder, media, legal, investigation, manipulations, state affairs, crimes, society, rebellion, surrender ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.1
 371
Terror Express (1980)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Three thugs commandeer a couple of cars on a moving train and spread terror among the passengers.
Style: cult film
Plot: train, murder, rape, gang rape, female nudity, father daughter incest, railway station, terror, gun, criminal, anal rape, prostitute
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Horses of God (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Tunisia, Morocco
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The film follows two brothers over the course of a decade. While they begin as kids in search of thrills in the sprawling slums of Morocco’s Sidi Moumen, we witness their gradual, and ultimately shocking, radicalisation.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorism, suicide bomber, radical, danger, society, murder, brother brother relationship, terrorist attack, family relations, muslim, drug dealing, poverty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, september 11 2001, 1990s ...
Place: morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.4
 750
October (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In October 1970, one group from the Front de Liberation du Quebec kidnapped the British Consul in Montreal. Few days later, a second group did the same with one of the Minister of the Quebec Government. If the first was released, the second was ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, bleak, rough ...
Plot: murder, terrorism, kidnapping, good versus evil, deadly, politics, crimes, revolution, working class, rebellion, confined, society ...
Time: 70s, year 1970
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 4.8
 304
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, politics, conspiracy, bomb, rebellion, vengeance, terrorism, state affairs, society, danger, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Christie Malry's Own Double-Entry (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Netherlands, Luxembourg
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man uses the principles of double-entry bookkeeping to settle his accounts with society.
Style: realistic, serious, dark humor
Plot: terrorism, fall in love, vengeance, bank, vandalism, clergy, society, male nudity, shower, revenge, suicide attempt, leonardo da vinci ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Five Moons Plaza (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Just the night before his retirement District Attorney Saracini is given a film showing the kidnapping of Aldo Moro. As the District Attorney takes on the case he along with his team finds more compelling and secretive evidences. Too many secrets ...
Style: controversial
Plot: judge, politician, kidnapping, terrorism, years of lead, deception
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.2
 80K
Arlington Road (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Threats from sinister foreign nationals aren't the only thing to fear. Bedraggled college professor Michael Faraday has been vexed (and increasingly paranoid) since his wife's accidental death in a botched FBI operation. But all that takes ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, neo noir, bomb, paranoia, murder, conspiracy, professor, fbi, uncover truth, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., st. louis missouri, kansas, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, tense
Plot: terrorist attack, obsessive quest, assassination attempt, danger, manipulation, terrorism, politics, manipulations, against the rules, race against time, deadly, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary
Place: middle east, europe, turkey, afghanistan, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.2
 10K
Caliphate (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Story: National Security agent Fatima receives a tip that a terrorist attack against Sweden is in the planning stage. Meanwhile Sulle, a teenage girl in Stockholm, gets interested in her student assistent who opens doors to a new and fascinating world - ...
Style: suspense, exciting, disturbing
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, teenage girl, police, murder, woman in danger, family, security, death, stalking, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Place: middle east, sweden, syria, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.2
 530
Rat King (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland, Estonia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 18 year old Juri is seriously addicted to online gaming, so much so he becomes isolated from his single mother and pushes his girlfriend to the brink of leaving him. He decides to quit, but is soon lured back by one of his net-mates, Niki, who - ...
Plot: high school, computer, hospital, terrorist, factory, shotgun, doppelganger, hunter, internet, tattoo, hunting, mistaken identity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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