Movies like Game for Vultures

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Game for Vultures
Original name: Game For Vultures
Genre: Action, Drama, War
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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Burn!
Action, Drama
Italy, France
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Camp de Thiaroye
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Senegal, Algeria, Tunisia
150 min.
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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, heroes, soldier, danger, military, crimes and society mostly in Drama, Action and War genres. Some movies like Game for Vultures: The Wild Geese (1978), Guns at Batasi (1964), Burn! (1969), The Wilby Conspiracy (1975), Hennessy (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Wild Geese
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Guns at Batasi
Genre: Drama, History, War
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Burn!
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Shaft in Africa
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Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, feel good ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s
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Charlie
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Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 60s
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    User:   36%
 
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Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
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April Captains
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Portugal, Spain, Italy, France
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Story: Story of the 1974 coup that overthrew the right-wing Portuguese dictatorship--which continued the fascist policies of long-time dictator Antonio Salazar--and of two young army captains who were involved in it.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, rough, tense
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Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974
Place: portugal, africa
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Genre: Action, Drama, War
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Duration: 118 min.
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Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: adventure, betrayal, war, survival, nazi, chase, spy, wartime, nazis, german, heroic mission, espionage ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
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