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Game for Vultures
Original name: Game For Vultures
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The South African businessman David Swansey is delivering illegal German helicopters to Rhodesia. That makes the patriot Gideon Marunga an angry man.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: interracial relations, society, adventure, soldier, arms dealing, opposites attract, terrorism, rebelliousness, racism, revolution, crimes, danger, dishonesty, military, rebellion, state affairs, dead girl, children, cave, explosion, kidnapping, arms dealer, airport, murder, blood
Time: 70s
Place: africa, zimbabwe
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October
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Canada
97 min.
 7.4
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about state affairs, society, rebellion, crimes, politics, life is a bitch and terrorism mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Game for Vultures: Guns at Batasi (1964), The Wilby Conspiracy (1975), The Wild Geese (1978), Burn! (1969), Patty Hearst (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Guns at Batasi
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An anachronistic martinet RSM on a remote Colonial African army caught in a local coup d'etat must use his experience to defend those in his care.
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Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: africa
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The Wilby Conspiracy
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting the system, politics, fugitives, secret agents, on the run, against the rules, police, terrorism, interracial relations, racism, custody, false accusation ...
Time: 70s
Place: africa, south africa
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The Wild Geese
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Switzerland, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A British multinational company seeks to overthrow a vicious dictator in central Africa. It hires a band of (largely aged) mercenaries in London and sends them in to save the virtuous but imprisoned opposition leader who is also critically ill and ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Burn!
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The professional mercenary Sir William Walker instigates a slave revolt on the Caribbean island of Queimada in order to help improve the British sugar trade. Years later he is sent again to deal with the same rebels that he built up because they ...
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Patty Hearst
Genre: Biography, Drama
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Duration: 108 min.
Story: The true story of a rich girl who was abducted by American revolutionaries in the 1970's. Her time spent with her captors made her question herself and her way of life and she joined forces with the cause that her abductors were fighting for. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, thought provoking, realistic, tense
Plot: hostages, bank, legal action, terrorism, kidnapping, rebelliousness, missing person, political conspiracy, political corruption, woman in danger, fighting the system, politics ...
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Panther
Genre: Drama
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Story: Panther is a semi-historic film about the origins of The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense. The movie spans about 3 years (1966-68) of the Black Panther's history in Oakland. Panther also uses historical footage (B/W) to emphasize some ...
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Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, vietnam
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System:   77%
    User:   79%
 
Nothing Personal
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A raw depiction of the Belfast 'troubles' as savage tribal warfare. Set shortly after the 1975 cease fire, the film focuses on the tribulations of Kenny, Protestant leader of a group of Shankill Road Loyalists, and his one-time friend ...
Style: bleak, serious, tense, realistic, rough
Plot: dedicated lawyer, tragic hero, terrorism, uncover truth, chaos and mayhem, courtroom drama, false accusation, political intrigue, political unrest, social decay, injustice, fighting the system ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, ireland, europe, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   82%
 
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Hennessy
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, hidden identity, assassination attempt, terrorism, adventure, vengeance, rebelliousness, war hero, revenge, political corruption, political intrigue, political unrest ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   65%
 
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Zulu Dawn
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, South Africa, Netherlands, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1879, the British suffer a great loss at the Battle of Isandlwana due to incompetent leadership. Cy Endfield co-wrote the epic prequel Zulu Dawn 15 years after his enormously popular Zulu. Set in 1879, this film depicts the catastrophic Battle of ...
Style: epic, bleak, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: soldier, adventure, leadership, interracial relations, battle, war, anti war, culture clash, genocide, surrounded, colonialism, army life ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   73%
 
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October
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: crimes, deadly, state affairs, terrorism, kidnapping, murder, working class, revolution, good versus evil, politics, confined, danger ...
Time: 70s, year 1970
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   64%
 
Land of the Blind
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A soldier recounts his relationship with a famous political prisoner attempting to overthrow their country's authoritarian government.
Style: bleak, serious, disturbing, realistic, psychological
Plot: terrorism, injustice, fighting the system, prisoner, crimes, danger, dishonesty, tyranny, government, politician, heroes, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   54%
 
The Kitchen Toto
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The son of a priest slain by the Mau Mau moves in with a police officer and his wife in 1950 Kenya.
Style: serious, disturbing, sincere, realistic, biting ...
Plot: master and servant, domestic disturbance, interracial relations, culture clash, discrimination, political unrest, racism, rebellion, society, family relations, power relations, moral dilemma ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   58%
 
Operation Thunderbolt
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Israel
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In July 1976, an Air France flight from Tel-Aviv to Paris via Athens was hijacked and forced to land in Entebbe, Uganda. The Jewish passengers were separated and held hostage in demand to release many terrorists held in Israeli prisons. After much ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fugitives, airplane, hostages, adventure, one man army, soldier, daring rescue, rescue, race against time, terrorism, hijacking, save the day ...
Time: 70s
Place: africa, israel, middle east, europe, greece ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   47%
 
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The Final Comedown
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Black revolutionaries take action in the white suburbs.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: suburbs, betrayal, interracial relations, racism, dishonesty, rebellion, revolution, society, state affairs, injustice, politics, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   51%
 
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Charlie
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in Post World War II Britain, chronicles the rise and fall of real life British crime lord Charlie Richardson.
Style: serious, rough, bleak, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, crime, juvenile delinquency, master criminal, urban ghetto, betrayal, heist, political corruption, prison, racism, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 60s
Place: africa, england, europe, south africa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   45%
 
The Silent Army
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Eduard Zuiderwijk (Marco Borsato) runs a restaurant in Africa. When his wife (Ricky Koole) suddenly dies, he is left to take care of his son Thomas (Siebe Schoneveld) on his own. When his son's best friend Abu (Andrew Kintu) is abducted by a ...
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: daring rescue, obsessive quest, jungle, parents and children, village, captivity, heroic mission, missing child, political unrest, danger, escapades, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   41%
 
 4.8
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The Insurgents
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, crimes, danger, deadly, state affairs, soldier, criminal heroes, politics, bomb, prostitute, revolution, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   47%
 
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Titanic Town
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Belfast 1972: The politically naive Bernie is trying to bring up a normal family in less than normal surroundings. Her best friend is accidentally shot dead by the IRA, and her neighbours are constantly raided by the army. In this climate of fear ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: tragic hero, uncover truth, school, redemption, interracial relations, political unrest, price of justice, politics, social decay, injustice, fighting the system, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, ireland, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   35%
 
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The Spook Who Sat by the Door
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A black man plays Uncle Tom in order to gain access to CIA training, then uses that knowledge to plot a new American Revolution.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, biting ...
Plot: racism, head of state, urban, idealism, urban ghetto, social decay, revolution, workplace intrigue, politics, cia, tough heroes, fighting the system ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, washington d.c.
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System:   41%
    User:   42%
 
East End Hustle
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Group of prostitutes who rely on each other to revolt against their sinister pimps. Their bid for freedom turns much more dangerous than they ever imagined.
Style: serious, sexual, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: rescue, vengeance, prostitute, vigilantism, rebelliousness, sexual abuse, pimp, prostitution, vigilante, rape, revenge, revolution ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   45%
 
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Sleeping Dogs
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: fighting the system, politics, government agency, witnessing a crime, intrigue, manhunt, chaos and mayhem, false accusation, frame up, future dystopia, murder, political corruption ...
Time: 70s, near future
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   39%
 
The Adventurers
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 171 min.
Story: The wealthy playboy son of an assassinated South American diplomat discovers that his father was really murdered on orders of the corrupt president of the country--a man who was his father's friend and who, in fact, his father had helped put ...
Style: serious, sexy, stylized, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: gory, rebelliousness, mistaken identity, political unrest, politics, deadly, dishonesty, rebellion, society, state affairs, couples, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: europe, latin america, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   45%
 
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Orange Honey
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Andalusia in the fifties. Enrique and Carmen just meet and fall deeply in love. Carmen gets him to stay in military service in a court of the city. Enrique, in view of the injustices he witnesses every day, realizes that to change the course of ...
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Plot: against the rules, innocence lost, moral dilemma, injustice, fighting the system, soldier, dishonesty, legal, witnessing a crime, rebelliousness, political corruption, political unrest ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   37%
 
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The Enemy Within
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, tense, realistic
Plot: fighting the system, politics, government agency, special agents, army investigation, betrayal, conspiracy, manhunt, terrorism, uncover truth, political conspiracy, political corruption ...
Time: 90s
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System:   39%
    User:   34%
 
The Winston Affair
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a remote jungle outpost in the Far Eastern theater of World War II, a hotheaded American soldier murders an allied British sergeant in cold blood. Stalwart American Lt. Colonel Barney Adams (Mitchum) is dispatched to defend him in the ensuing ...
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, soldier, legal investigation, crime, war, courtroom drama, military life, wartime life, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Place: asia, india
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System:   38%
    User:   37%
 
Terrorist on Trial: The United States vs. Salim Ajami
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: There is no question that the Arab terrorist portrayed by Robert Davi is guilty of killing five US citizens in Barcelona. Even his lawyers have zero respect for the rabidly sociopathic Davi. But Jewish defence attorney Ron Leibman is obsessed with ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, protagonist as suspect, prison, legal action, terrorism, legal investigation, trial, terrorist, lawyer, professor, courtroom drama ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, spain
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System:   37%
    User:   44%
 
Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 192 min.
Story: The story of the Peoples Temple cult led by Jim Jones and the events leading up to one of the largest mass suicides in history.
Style: serious, disturbing, tense, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: clergy, palaces castles and temples, human spirit, murder, racism, psychopath, religions or cults, commune, cult, suicide, poison, injustice ...
Time: 70s, year 1980
Place: africa
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System:   36%
    User:   43%
 
Brotherhood of Murder
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of the true story of the largest cash robbery in the history of the USA.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: crime, gang, hostages, special agents, going straight, investigation, racism, terrorism, police corruption, injustice, criminal heroes, murder ...
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System:   35%
    User:   37%
 

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Genre: Drama
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Story: in 1957 an African-American criminal lawyer (Courtney B. Vance) defends his nephew, who faces the death penalty for murdering a white boy. Charles S. Dutton, Kadeem Hardison, Garland Whitt and Lonette McKee costar in this drama of racial and social ...
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System:   32%
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