Movies like Five Minarets in New York

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Five Minarets in New York (2010)
 5.7
 15K
Five Minarets in New York (2010)
Genre: Action, 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 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, political, controversial, contemplative
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, crimes, racism, life is a bitch, chase, muslim, smuggling, society, law enforcement, false accusation, police investigation, dishonesty, couple relations, islam, immigration, special agents, graphic violence, couples, ethnic, fellow agent, religions or cults, agent, death, subway ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, turkey, usa, istanbul turkey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about danger, crimes, deadly, chases and races, law enforcement, terrorism and rivalry mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Five Minarets in New York: A Common Man (2013), The Alternate (2000), The War Within (2005), Christmas Rush (2002), Air Marshal (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, law enforcement, crimes, terrorism, terrorist plot, threat, race against time, track down, graphic violence, chase, danger, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, sri lanka
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The Alternate (2000)
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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The War Within (2005)
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: disturbing, psychological, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: injustice, life is a bitch, rivalry, society, crimes, couple relations, vengeance, introspection, false accusation, politics, terrorism, terrorist plot ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, paris france, france, usa, europe ...
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Christmas Rush (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the season of giving, the department took his badge. Criminals took his wife. Now, one cop is taking matters into his own hands
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: christmas, save the day, law enforcement, race against time, rivalry, partners, crimes, disorder, master criminal, crime gone awry, one man army, empire ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, airplane, terrorism, crimes, heroes, strong violent content, terrorist, hijacker, muslim, aviation, air disaster, one man army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The President's Man: A Line in the Sand (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A counterterrorism specialist is assigned by the President to track down a terrorist who is suspected of planning to set off a nuclear device in the U.S.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, heroes, undercover, law enforcement, race against time, good versus evil, secret agents, crimes, one man army, confined, nuclear bomb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, afghanistan, chicago illinois, washington d.c. ...
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Icebreaker (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At the the Killington ski resort something has gone awry. Evil terrorists led by the sinister Greig have taken the resort hostage with a stolen nuclear device. It's up to Ski Patrol bum Matt Foster to save the day... and his fiancé.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, hostage, save the day, confined, race against time, escapades, isolation, nuclear threat, resort, on the run, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 90s
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The Raid (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Five undercover cops at Complexo do Alemão, one of Rio de Janeiro's most dangerous areas, have their covers blown by drug dealers. Arrested, they wait execution or to be rescued by police forces that would risk expose a larger operation.
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, captivating, tense ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 2.7
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Lethal (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A sexy and lethal female mercenary takes on an international syndicate of weapons smugglers run by the Russian Mafia.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: serious, exciting, suspense, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ethan Tell is a small time crook who makes a big-time score when he steals 1 million dollars. Ironically, his life radically changes for the worst when he discovers that stealing the money was the easy part and he now must keep his partner, his ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Go with Peace Jamil (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An Arabic tale that takes place in Scandinavia. About ancient religious hatred, about love, punishment, guilt and redemption, about being responsible for one's own actions and refusing a path of violence. Jamil stands in the middle. He is ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: chase, crimes, rivalry, society, social relations, introspection, gangsters, immigrants, criminal's revenge, on the run, death wish, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe
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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, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nigeria, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Kaththi (2014)
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Duration: 166 min.
Story: Kathiresan aka Kaththi, a criminal, escapes from the Kolkata prison and comes to Chennai, where he comes across his doppelganger Jeevanandham, fighting for his life after being shot at by unknown men. Kathir decides to pass off as Jeeva and make ...
Style: exciting, captivating, psychological, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
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Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
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Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, United Arab Emirates
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Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
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 4.1
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Duration: 99 min.
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Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, sexy ...
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Genre: Action
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Duration: 90 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, tense ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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66%
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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, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 70s
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65%
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Dying of the Light (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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Story: Evan Lake, a veteran CIA agent, has been ordered to retire. But when his protégé uncovers evidence that Lake's nemesis, the terrorist Banir, has resurfaced, Lake goes rogue, embarking on a perilous, intercontinental mission to eliminate his ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 492
Fatal Instinct (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A police detective follows a trail of evidence that eventually seems to lead to his trusted partner's ex-con brother who he helped put in prison years ago.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%