Movies like Hennessy

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Hennessy (1975)
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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, rough, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, manhunt, revenge, war hero, adventure, crimes, vengeance, heroes, confined, politics, soldier, repression, conspiracy, graphic violence, journalism, royal family, ira, political intrigue, rebellion, fugitives, assassination attempt, danger, political corruption, chases and races, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: ireland, london, england, europe, belfast

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, deadly, danger, heroes, chases and races, state affairs and terrorism mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Hennessy: Midnight Man (1997), On Dangerous Ground (1996), Sword of Gideon (1986), Ignition (2001), The Contractor (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Midnight Man (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: British soldiers force a recently captured IRA terrorist to cooperate with them and then assign him to go undercover with a gang of terrorists and prevent them from killing the U.S. President. But the spy isn't in long before he realizes that ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, undercover, terrorism, ira, chases and races, deadly, golden years, espionage, assassination, downfall, danger, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
On Dangerous Ground (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Vusi Madlazi returns to the South African village he left as a young boy (he was organizing against apartheid, and left in fear of his life) to bury his father. He meets up with his brother Ernest, who tells him their other brother Stephen ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, politics, dishonesty, political conspiracy, ira, tough heroes, soldier, crimes, government agency, state affairs, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, england, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Sword of Gideon (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, France
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Chronicles a Mossad team hand picked to hunt down the terrorists involved in the 1972 Munich Olympic massacre of Israeli athletes.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: terrorism, fighting the system, contests and competitions, confined, state affairs, chases and races, rebellion, vengeance, murder, workplace situations, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: israel, middle east, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.1
 961
Ignition (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A web of intrigue and conspiracy lies beneath the euphoria as the U.S. is about to put a man on the moon for the first time in over thirty years
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: life turned upside down, manhunt, fighting the system, special agents, assassination, political conspiracy, police corruption, deadly, military, law enforcement, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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The Contractor (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Former CIA Operative, James Dial is coaxed back into action to kill a terrorist in London, but it all goes wrong and he is forced into hiding, where he meets and befriends a 12 year old girl.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, betrayal, assassination, manhunt, heroes, hitman, murder, crimes, law enforcer killer, danger, deadly, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Shadow Conspiracy (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bobby Bishop (Sheen) is a special assistant to the President of the United States. Accidentally, he meets his friend professor Pochenko on the street. Pochenko has time to tell Bishop about some conspiracy in the White House but then immediately ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, political corruption, on the run, assassination, betrayal, witnessing a crime, intrigue, assassination attempt, crimes, conspiracy, political intrigue ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Hidden Agenda (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In Ireland, American lawyer Ingrid Jessner and her activist partner, Paul Sullivan, struggle to uncover atrocities committed by the British government against the Northern Irish during the "Troubles." But when Sullivan is assassinated in ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: politics, investigation, conspiracy, torture, parade, terrorism, assassination, legal, life is a bitch, uncover truth, political corruption, political intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ireland, europe, england, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Rogue Male (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Early in 1939 Sir Robert Thorndyke takes aim at Adolf Hitler with a high powered rifle, but the shot misses its mark. Captured and tortured by the Gestapo and left for dead, Sir Robert makes his way back to England where he discovers the Gestapo has ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escapades, crimes, danger, adventure, society, manhunt, dishonesty, assassination, heroes, deadly, hitman, fascism ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: england, europe, london, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Domino Killings (1977)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tucker is a chronic underachiever and a loser. A Vietnam war veteran who just can't seem to keep out of trouble, in the years since his discharge. The only thing he got out of the war was his skill with a rifle. Now, serving a long stretch in ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, assassination, prison, vietnam veteran, heroes, state affairs, protagonist as suspect, undercover, confined, deadly, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, spain, vietnam, asia, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
American Roulette (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Carlos Quintas, the democratically-elected president of an unnamed South American country, has been deposed by a military coup. He is in London, the head of a government in exile, rallying international support. He is also a poet of talent and ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: assassination attempt, on the run, crimes, espionage, dishonesty, head of state, rebellion, heroes, deadly, state affairs, chases and races, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.2
 2K
The Escapist (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Denis Hopkins, a pilot, lives with his pregnant wife Valerie and has a comfortable lifestyle. When a gang of criminals led by the sadistic Ricky Barnes breaks into his home, he offers whatever the criminals want to protect his wife and unborn child, ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, violence spree, deadly, vengeance, confined, gang, tough heroes, murder, heroes, criminal heroes, haunted by the past, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.6
 72
Quiet Fire (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jesse Palmer, is a Vietnam Veteran who must discomfit his ex-commanding officer turned crooked senate candidate named Whalen from conspiring to turn over part of the U.S. Government to terrorists. Whalen has all the help that he can afford. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, political corruption, one man army, vietnam veteran, crimes, on the run, deadly, heroes, crime, law enforcement, chases and races, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.0
 103
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: terrorism, ira, police detective, on the run, moral dilemma, deadly, life is a bitch, danger, rebellion, law enforcement, society, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: europe, ireland, paris france, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, chases and races, politics, manhunt, society, crimes, heroes, law enforcement, intrigue, deadly ...
Time: 70s, near future
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Way of War (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paramilitary operative David Wolfe stumbles upon an international conspiracy connecting presidential cabinet members to a Middle Eastern terrorist plot. Wanting to expose the truth, Wolfe defies orders and returns to the US as an army of one ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, state affairs, danger, assassination, political corruption, political conspiracy, terrorism, deadly, government agency, political intrigue, military, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: conspiracy, manhunt, undercover, government agency, race against time, betrayal, state affairs, political corruption, fighting the system, military, dishonesty, special agents ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Zone (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Former Gulf War hero Rowdy Welles is framed for murder by unscrupulous CIA boss Dick Althorp. As his price of freedom, Welles is ordered to undertake a deadly mission to destroy a nuclear processing plant in a foreign nation, owned by dangerous ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, deadly, confined, crimes, danger, espionage, dishonesty, adventure, rivalry, manhunt, undercover, conspiracy ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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 ⇓
47%
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Target (2004)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: U.S. Army sniper Charlie Snow finds himself at the other end of the crosshairs when the brother of an Eastern European arms dealer whom he killed decides to take vengeance on Charlie and his family in L.A.
Style: serious, realistic, rough
Plot: rivalry, crimes, state affairs, one man army, danger, chases and races, soldier, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, terrorism, deadly, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.2
 370
Detonator (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former FBI agent must stop a crazy man from blowing up bombs.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, one man army, undercover, vengeance, terrorism, crimes, race against time, master criminal, law enforcement, rivalry, special agents, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Black November (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Nigeria, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A volatile, oil-rich Nigerian community wages war against their corrupt government and a multi-national oil corporation to protect their land from being destroyed by excessive drilling and spills. To seek justice, a rebel organization kidnaps an ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Plot: state affairs, terrorism, kidnapping, political conspiracy, confined, racism, heroes, danger, crimes, dishonesty, hostage, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.1
 305
Hijack (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A prestigious senator and the passengers on board a train are kidnapped by a militia group.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, martial arts, hijacking, chases and races, crimes, deadly, race against time, law enforcement, danger, save the day, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Enemies Among Us (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: It's not politics as usual, or is it? The governor of Louisiana is about to become the vice-presidential candidate for his party but a murder and an international web spanning from South Africa to Pakistan and North Korea might just get in the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: assassination, campaign, crimes, danger, dishonesty, haunted by the past, political corruption, politics, rivalry, graphic violence, deadly, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: suspenseful, rough, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, bounty hunter, chase, assassination, good versus evil, heroes, hitman, vigilantism, martial arts, serial killer, vigilante, revolver ...
Time: 80s
Place: holland, europe, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, chase, on the run, betrayal, dishonesty, danger, politics, against the rules, state affairs, injustice, hiding place, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Fourth Angel (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Workaholic reporter, Jack Elgin takes his family on a working trip to India, but their aircraft is hijacked in Cyprus by a previously-unknown terrorist movement, and his wife and daughter are among the slaughtered. With western governments ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, vengeance, vigilantism, terrorist, fbi, special agents, survival, rivalry, save the day, race against time, deadly, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, england, london, cyprus, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, assassination, hostage, general, vengeance, terrorism, psychopath, administration, race against time, undercover, politics, chases and races ...
Place: montana, vietnam, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 306
Danger Route (1967)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jonas Wilde, a British secret agent licensed to kill, wants to resign from his murderous work, but his superiors pressure him into taking on a new assignment-the assassination of a defecting Soviet scientist. In the course of the dangerous mission, ...
Style: eurospy, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: espionage, ship, secret agents, escapades, danger, chases and races, state affairs, fellow agent, one last case, disorder, political conspiracy, working undercover ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, russia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Agent Hamilton: But Not If It Concerns Your Daughter (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Swedish intelligence officer Carl Hamilton's 7-year-old goddaughter Nathalie is kidnapped. When the kidnapping's underlying motive becomes known, the Swedish authorities assume a passive role, forcing Hamilton to action. With the help of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: terrorism, rescue, kidnapping, track down, danger, deadly, crimes, assassination attempt, special agents, heroes, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, police investigation, betrayal, terrorist, murder, friendship, vengeance, danger, rebelliousness, against the odds, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, northern ireland, ireland, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%