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Five Minarets in New York (2010)
 5.8
 14K
Five Minarets in New York (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
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 arrest of Hadji Gumus, a well-respected Muslim scholar and family man who years before fled to the United States after being released from a Turkish prison, where he served time for murder. This tale love, friendship, peace and prejudices, takes us on a journey seeking to answer the question of whether innocence or guilt even matters to one who lusts for vengeance.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, controversial, contemplative
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, crimes, racism, life is a bitch, chase, couple relations, smuggling, danger, dishonesty, false accusation, law enforcement, police investigation, islam, muslim, special agents, religions or cults, crime, graphic violence, society, couples, chases and races, ethnic, fellow agent, agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, turkey, istanbul turkey

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Most similar movies to Five Minarets in New York

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about danger, crimes, chases and races, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly and graphic violence mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Five Minarets in New York: Baby (2015), The Lost Samaritan (2008), Road to Juarez (2013), The Stranger (2010), Top of the World (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.0
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Baby (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: An elite counter-intelligence unit learns of a plot, masterminded by a maniacal madman. With the clock ticking, it's up to them to track the terrorists' international tentacles and prevent them from striking at the heart of India.
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, espionage, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, mystery, danger, tough heroes, graphic violence, behind enemy lines, terrorist plot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Lost Samaritan (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a long night at the office, an accountant stops to help an injured motorist and ends up becoming the target of two dangerous assassins.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police corruption, law enforcement, danger, frame up, on the run, special agents, survival, dishonesty, chases and races, murderous pair, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Road to Juarez (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An American ex-con with Mexican underworld ties ensnares a pair of young misfits into a dangerous heist in Mexico. Inspired by true events.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gang, cons and scams, chase, buddies, crime gone awry, danger, dishonesty, desert, disorder, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 4.7
 3K
The Stranger (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pro wrestling legend Steve Austin stars as a man with no name, no memory and absolutely nothing left to lose. But when he finds himself hunted by both the FBI and the Russian mob, this amnesiac decides to fight back. Pursuit cannot stop him. Torture ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic
Plot: one man army, law enforcement, crimes, investigation, track down, life is a bitch, dishonesty, danger, martial arts, brutality, murder of family, hand to hand combat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Top of the World (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In Las Vegas for a quicky divorce, a just-paroled ex-cop and his wife wander into the Top of the World Casino, run by the shady Charles Atlas. They win big, right as the casino is being robbed. The police believe their big win was a staged ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, criminal heroes, police investigation, crime gone awry, tough law enforcer, false accusation, dishonesty, crimes, chases and races, law enforcement, partners, heist ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
N.Y.C. Underground (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Wealthy, Manhattanite brothers Dylan, Logan and a group of their friends head to Brooklyn for a concert when they meet notorious gangster, Simon and make an ill-advised deal with him. Soon, things go wrong and now the group is desperately running ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gangsters, crime gone awry, disorder, isolation, drugs/alcohol, chase, danger, survival, escapades, drug dealing, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
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 ⇓
65%
 4.2
 311
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, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
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 ⇓
65%
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 6.4
 68K
The Siege (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The secret US abduction of a suspected terrorist leads to a wave of terrorist attacks in New York that lead to the declaration of martial law.
Style: rough, thought provoking, serious, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, islam, martial law, fbi, civil rights, siege, working undercover, race against time, fighting the system, reluctant partners, law enforcement, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Johan Falk: Organizatsija Karayan (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Johan Falk's stepdaughter Nina has gotten in contact with her biological father, Orjan, discovering that he is in debt to an Estonian construction company in Gothenburg, leading to Nina's kidnapping.
Style: realistic, rough, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: police investigation, tough law enforcer, crimes, chase, gangsters, law enforcement, danger, police procedural, organized crime, graphic violence, crime, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Storm Catcher (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A renegade general plots to bomb Washington using a new top secret jet called the Storm Catcher. The only trouble is only one man is capable of flying it. So they seek to put him on the run in a conspiracy that makes him appear to have murdered ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, heroes, conspiracy, terrorist, political conspiracy, false accusation, state affairs, dishonesty, one man army, confined, rivalry, fighting the system ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Lies & Illusions (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a menacing smuggler coolly insists that best-selling author Wes Wilson take a chauffeured backseat ride with him, Wilson's charmed life explodes into a world of violence and espionage, and he learns shocking truths about two women in his ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, rough ...
Plot: crimes, espionage, thief, murder, diamonds, on the run, danger, rivalry, chase, tough heroes, kidnapping, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.7
 1K
The Suspect (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two African American social scientists pose as bank robbers in an effort to understand the racial dynamics of small-town law enforcement. However, their experiment takes an unplanned turn.
Style: tense, atmospheric, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: racism, crimes, police investigation, law enforcement, false arrest, dishonesty, small town, society, murder, death, who done it, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 2.9
 562
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: realistic, serious, rough
Plot: crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, state affairs, soldier, chases and races, danger, one man army, deadly, kidnapping, criminal's revenge, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.7
 552
Crash and Burn (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When undercover FBI agent Kevin Hawkins (Erik Palladino, E.R.) agrees to infiltrate the ruthless underground world of choppers, he is quickly thrown into a world of fast cars and high stakes. Pitted between a ruthless crime boss (Michael Madsen, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gangsters, car chase, secret agents, law enforcement, crimes, gang, crime, secret identity, undercover, dishonesty, danger, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.2
 2K
Howling (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A man is found burned to death inside of a car. Detective Sang-Gil (Song Kang-Ho) and his co-workers investigate the scene. Sang-Gil doesn't want to take the case, because it looks like a simple suicide case and won't help him get the ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: investigation, police detective, danger, partners, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, promotion, mystery, partners against crime, superior officer, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Ignorance of Blood (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Javier Falcón, Chief of the Sevilla Homicide Division, must solve two different cases in a short time. In the first case he is personally involved. An old friend of his infiltrated an Islamic terrorist cell and now the group is trying to recruit ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, kidnapping, terrorism, crimes, law enforcement, danger, rescue, ransom, crime
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.7
 1K
Blind Man (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A police inspector must solve two grisly murders. The problem is that his only suspect is a blind man.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, mind game, rivalry, blind man, nudity (full frontal - brief), deadly, graphic violence, solitary, piano ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 4.7
 2K
A Common Man (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sri Lanka, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A terrorist plants several bombs throughout the city of Colombo, Sri Lanka and threatens to detonate them unless prisoners are released.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, twists and turns, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, law enforcement, track down, danger, deadly, urban, crimes, graphic violence, chase, race against time, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, sri lanka
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.9
 14K
Vehicle 19 (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A parolee (Paul Walker) becomes the target of a massive police manhunt after inadvertently picking up a rental car with a female whistleblower tied up in the trunk. Now, as the police attempt to silence the woman before she can testify about the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, hostage, police corruption, woman in danger, on the run, mistaken identity, dishonesty, law enforcement, hostages, dirty cop, pursuit, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Assassins' Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A corporate assassination forces opportunistic double agents from three nations to fight to retrieve a high-tech computer disk containing schematics for a deadly weapon.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, crimes, undercover, rivalry, dishonesty, danger, hitman, working undercover, vengeance, deadly, haunted by the past, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 2.9
 389
Special Ops (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When an American soldier’s Black Ops Unit is ambushed during a raid to rescue a nano-nuclear device that has fallen into the wrong hands, he must run for his life to not only track down the missing device, but also clear his name when he is ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, betrayal, soldier, one man army, danger, heroic mission, profanity, tough heroes, escapades, race against time, daring rescue, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.1
 775
Mission Park (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Four friends from the rough side of town grow apart when two are consumed by a life of crime, and the other two become FBI agents sent deep undercover - to bring down those childhood friends.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, crimes, working undercover, drug dealing, ambition, undercover, police officer, danger, friendship, criminal heroes, law enforcement, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Movie in collections
 4.6
 493
Die Fighting (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a team of Shaolin-trained kung fu actors is about to get their break in Hollywood, a mysterious and sadistic Director forces them to run a gauntlet through Los Angeles. The Director films their every move as they prove their prowess by ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: martial arts, battles, rivalry, hollywood, crimes, shaolin monk, entrapment, shaolin kung fu, danger, chase, performer's life, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
American Meltdown (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The telefilm centers on a present-day nuclear plant disaster and its aftermath.
Style: exciting, serious, tense, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nuclear threat, terrorism, save the day, conspiracy, danger, race against time, betrayal, catastrophe, nuclear reactor, scientist, cancer, terrorist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Jerusalem Countdown (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When nuclear weapons are smuggled into America, FBI Agent Shane Daughtry (David A.R White) is faced with an impossible task -- find them before they are detonated. The clock is ticking and the only people who can help are a washed up arms dealer ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, christian film
Plot: terrorism, race against time, law enforcement, danger, nuclear threat, state affairs, chases and races, bible prophecy, fbi agent, christian, nuclear bomb, terrorist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 2.6
 499
Air Marshal (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commercial jet plane has been hijacked by a group of terrorists who don't realize that a U.S. Air Marshal, Brett Prescott (Dean Cochran), is among the passengers. The fate of dozens of people lies in the hands of Prescott, who must forge a ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, terrorism, airplane, deadly, crimes, strong violent content, danger, heroes, one man army, muslim, terrorist, hijacker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Terror Live (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "I'll blow up Mapo Bridge." An anonymous call comes into a radio station one day. When it turns out to be legitimate, a terrorist's threats end up getting broadcast live throughout the country.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, radio, race against time, danger, media, media sensation, negotiation, tv show, once in a lifetime opportunity, ratings, live broadcast, terror ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.9
 5K
The Suspect (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Dong-chul was the best special field agent in North Korea, but he’s abandoned by his government during a mission. While on the run, he looks for his wife and child, who were sold as slaves to China, only to discover their corpses. He soon finds ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: political conspiracy, espionage, false accusation, hitman, assassination, intrigue, law enforcement, track down, betrayal, frame up, crimes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Wrong Side of Town (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ex-Navy Seal Bobby Kalinowski lives a quiet, peaceful life as a landscape architect in an LA suburb with his wife Dawn and 16 year old daughter Brianna. Tonight they are invited out for an evening on the town by new neighbors clay and Elise Freeman ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, survival, danger, dishonesty, revenge, kidnapping, nightclub owner, architect, self defense, abduction, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%