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Omagh (2004)
 7.3
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Omagh (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The movie starts at the 1998 bomb attack by the Real IRA at Omagh, Northern Ireland. The attack killed 31 people. Michael Gallagher one of the relatives of the victims starts an examination to bring the people responsible to court.
Style: sincere, uplifting, bleak, serious, emotional, realistic, disturbing
Plot: politics, terrorism, ira, bomb, car bomb, fighting the system, injustice, life is a bitch, support group, rebellion, human spirit, starting over, obsessive quest, hopes, mechanic, legal, danger, family problems, society, death in the family, chaos and mayhem, false accusation, political unrest, dealing with death, redemption ...
Time: year 1998
Place: ireland, northern ireland, europe

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Most similar movies to Omagh

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and bleak films with plots about society, life is a bitch, politics, state affairs, rebellion, fighting the system and injustice mostly in Drama, Thriller and History genres. Some movies like Omagh: Titanic Town (1998), Nothing Personal (1995), The Informant (1997), Bloody Sunday (2002), Some Mother's Son (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Titanic Town (1998)
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: realistic, serious
Plot: politics, school, state affairs, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, hopes, unfulfillment, parents and children, deadly, political unrest, social decay, fighting the system ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Nothing Personal (1995)
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: realistic, rough, bleak, serious, tense
Plot: gang, tragic hero, injustice, rebellion, chaos, terrorism, politics, fighting the system, deadly, political intrigue, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: ireland, europe, england, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.5
 548
The Informant (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A former Irish Republican Army fighter, Gingy McAnally (Anthony Brophy), is reluctant about being called back into service after serving time in prison. He executes the grisly task but ends up captured by a sympathetic British police lieutenant ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: terrorism, political unrest, life is a bitch, uncover truth, state affairs, danger, tragic hero, rebellion, introspection, society, ira, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.7
 22K
Bloody Sunday (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The dramatised story of the Irish civil rights protest march on January 30 1972 which ended in a massacre by British troops.
Style: realistic, bleak, captivating, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: civil rights, irish, politics, forced into action, civil action, life is a bitch, conflict, republican, society, urban, ira, state affairs ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: ireland, northern ireland, europe, england, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Some Mother's Son (1996)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a British prison, in which IRA prisoner Bobby Sands led a protest against the treatment of IRA prisoners as criminals rather than as prisoners of war. The film focuses on the mothers of two of the ...
Style: bleak, realistic, captivating, uplifting, emotional ...
Plot: politics, prison, betrayal, terrorism, strike, struggle, human spirit, prison life, ira, introspection, custody, republican ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, northern ireland, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.7
 333
48 Angels (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Seamus is a 9 year old boy who has been diagnosed with a serious illness. In search of a miracle, he sets off to find God before God comes for him. Inspired by Saint Columcille, Seamus sets out in a small boat without oars or sail.
Style: touching, uplifting, serious, realistic
Plot: on the run, ira, island, murder, terminal illness, dealing with death, crimes, child illness, unfulfillment, ocean or sea, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.8
 45
Boxed (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The thriller Boxed addresses the little-known fact that the Irish Republican Army would bring in sympathetic priests to administer last rites to those they were about to execute. The film analyzes the fallout that occurs when one of these priests ha ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, suspenseful, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: rebellion, life is a bitch, legal action, hostages, crimes, state affairs, confined, clergy, tragic hero, idealism, ira, captivity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Mary and Martha (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Wealthy American housewife Mary Morgan takes her bullied son George out of school for home education,including a trip to Southern Africa. Whilst in Mozambique George is bitten by a mosquito which crawls through a hole in his net and dies of malaria. ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: malaria, dealing with death, hopes, human spirit, redemption, terminal illness, life is a bitch, money raising, state affairs, parent child relationship, death of child, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 8.2
 11K
The Road (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Switzerland, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A harsh portrait of Turkey, its people and its authorities, shown through the stories of five prisoners given a week's home leave, and the problems they encounter in adjusting to the world outside.
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: exile, racism, prison, prison life, misfit, human nature, society, family problems, fighting the system, family life, human spirit, rebellion ...
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Five Minutes of Heaven (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The story of former UVF member Alistair Little. Twenty-five years after Little killed Joe Griffen's brother, the media arrange an auspicious meeting between the two.
Style: psychological, talky, emotional, captivating, tense ...
Plot: redemption, vengeance, revenge, haunted by the past, reconciliation, ira, loss of sibling, dealing with death, deadly, life is a bitch, hopes, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1975, 2000s
Place: ireland, europe, northern ireland, london, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Resurrection Man (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Belfast, in 1970s. Victor Kelly is a young protestant man who hates the Catholics so much that one night he begins to brutally murder them. A reporter soon tries to uncover the murder and obtained prestige for himself, while Victor sinks deeper into ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, protestant, journalist, uncover truth, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, life is a bitch, psychopath, investigation, gang ...
Time: 70s
Place: ireland, england, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Lesson Before Dying (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the 1940's South, an African-American man is wrongly accused of the killing a a white store owner. In his defense, his white attorney equates him with a lowly hog, to indicate that he didn't have the sense to know what he was doing. ...
Style: emotional, bleak, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: politics, prison, racism, false accusation, redemption, aunt, convenience store, death row, interracial relations, dedicated educator, urban ghetto, power relations ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Mandela and de Klerk (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Sidney Poitier and Michael Caine both received Emmy nominations for their performances in this made-for-TV movie. The plot follows Nelson Mandela's 27-year struggle to end apartheid.
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, thought provoking, uplifting ...
Plot: prison, racism, discrimination, against humanity, politics, legal, false accusation, rebellion, injustice, life is a bitch, state affairs, hopes ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.2
 553
Afterburn (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on a true story, one woman takes on the U.S. military and General Dynamics; maker of the F-16, thought to be the very best tactical fighter in the world. Air Force Captain Theodore T. Harduvel was one of the best F-16 pilots the U.S. had to ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, serious, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: courtroom drama, corporate crimes, uncover truth, hopes, life is a bitch, state affairs, rebellion, investigation, righting the wronged, legal, false accusation, against the odds ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.3
 19K
Angela's Ashes (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Based on the best selling autobiography by Irish expat Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes follows the experiences of young Frankie and his family as they try against all odds to escape the poverty endemic in the slums of pre-war Limerick. The film ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: poverty, unemployment, irish, life is a bitch, prejudice, coming of age, ira, teacher, human nature, society, family relations, youth ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1940s
Place: ireland, usa, new york, europe, america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
In the Name of the Father (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A small time thief from Belfast, Gerry Conlon, is falsely implicated in the IRA bombing of a pub that kills several people while he is in London. He and his four friends are coerced by British police into confessing their guilt. Gerry's father ...
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, sincere, serious ...
Plot: prison, irish, torture, trial, bomb, rebellion, lawyer, courtroom, terrorism, false accusation, interrogation, thief ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: ireland, england, europe, northern ireland, scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Good Morning, Night (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The 1978 kidnapping and murder of Aldo Moro, president of the most important political party in Italy at the time, Democrazia Cristiana, as seen from the perspective of one of his assailants -- a conflicted young woman in the ranks of the Red ...
Style: realistic, tense, disturbing, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, murder, kidnapping, leadership, head of state, political unrest, deadly, reform, captivity, radical, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Chasing Freedom (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: New York attorney Libby (Juliette Lewis) is a go-getter who won't let anyone stand in the way of her success. But when she accepts a pro bono case involving young Afghan dissident Meena (Layla Alizada), Libby finds her corporate dreams replaced ...
Style: realistic, touching, disturbing, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: deportation, courtroom drama, misfit, society, power relations, family relations, legal, isolation, danger, mental institution, rivalry, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2001
Place: afghanistan, new york, bangladesh, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 7.0
 6K
Evelyn (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany, Ireland, UK, Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Desmond Doyle is devastated when his wife abandons their family on the day after Christmas. His unemployment and the fact that there is no woman in the house to care for the children, Evelyn, Dermot and Maurice, make it clear to the authorities that ...
Style: sentimental, uplifting, realistic, bleak, sincere ...
Plot: unemployment, friendship, christmas, human spirit, fighting the system, society, against the odds, separated, family problems, job seeking, single parent, friends ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: ireland, europe, scotland, sydney australia, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Private Matter (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: The true story of Romper Room host "Miss Sherri" Finkbine, who, after the devastating effects of thalidomide were discovered in the early 1960s, sparked a firestorm of controversy with her determination to obtain an abortion.
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, realistic, tense
Plot: pregnancy, courtroom drama, babies and infants, doctors and patients, couple relations, injustice, rebellion, family relations, politics, society, social differences, against the odds ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1962
Place: phoenix arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: ira, terrorism, homecoming, danger, on the run, deadly, love affair, law enforcement, solitary, political unrest, working class, injustice ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: europe, ireland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 5K
September 11 (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, Egypt, Japan, Mexico, USA, Iran
Duration: 134 min.
Story: 11 directors show their view on the terrorist attacks on the world trade center in New York.
Style: disturbing, emotional, atmospheric, serious, bleak ...
Plot: terrorism, 9/11, politics, danger, village life, state affairs, mute or deaf, life is a bitch, battles, love affair, deadly, village ...
Time: 2000s
Place: iran, middle east, former yugoslavia, new york, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Three Brothers (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In a farmhouse in southern Italy, an old woman dies. Her husband summons their sons: from Rome, Raffaele, a judge facing a political case for which he risks assassination; from Naples, the religious and ideological Rocco, a counselor at a ...
Style: gloomy, touching, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Plot: death, funeral, mafia, terrorism, family problems, death in the family, introspection, social worker, self discovery, reunion, farm, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, germany, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Terrorist on Trial: The United States vs. Salim Ajami (1988)
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, professor, lawyer, trial, confined, legal investigation, protagonist as suspect, legal action, dedicated lawyer, politics, prison ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 416
Strike (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In poverty, she found strength. In oppression, she found courage. In solidarity, she found a reason to believe again. Acclaimed German actress Katharina Thalbach (THE TIN DRUM, SOPHIE’S CHOICE) stars in this hard-hitting historical drama set during ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, serious, captivating ...
Plot: working class, price of justice, legal action, hopes, state affairs, life is a bitch, workplace situations, ambition, politics, boss and employee, rebelliousness, clergy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Marianne & Juliane (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Germany, 1968: The priest's daughters Marianna and Juliane both fight for changes in society, like making abortion legal. However their means are totally different: while Juliane's committed as a reporter, her sister joins a terroristic ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, disturbing
Plot: politics, feminism, terrorism, rebelliousness, radical, society, atrocity, rebellion, siblings relations, state affairs, chaos and mayhem, journalism ...
Time: 70s
Place: germany, europe, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Children in the Crossfire (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: For the children of Northern Ireland, violence and hatred are a way of life passed from one generation to the next. In "Children in the Crossfire" four children from both sides of the conflict come to America through a special project, and ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: political unrest, politics, adventure, life is a bitch, state affairs, friendship, religions or cults, society, culture clash, youth, reunion, coming of age ...
Time: 80s
Place: ireland, california, los angeles, england, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Citizen Verdict (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marty Rockman, the notorious producer of the hit reality-TV show "So Sue Me", has a brand new concept: "Citizen Verdict". Each week a real criminal case will be tried before the American people, but this time they're also ...
Style: realistic, biting, clever, bleak, serious ...
Plot: tv show, courtroom drama, hotshot lawyer, heroes, deadly, political unrest, fighting the system, law enforcement, power relations, political corruption, dishonesty, media ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Magdalene Sisters (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Four women are given into the custody of the Magdalene sisterhood asylum to correct their sinful behavior: Crispina and Rose have given birth to a premarital child, Margaret got raped by her cousin and the orphan Bernadette had been repeatedly ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspense, depressing, serious ...
Plot: convent, sexual harassment, nun, sin, punishment, human spirit, life is a bitch, sexual abuse, irish, rebellion, clergy, unwanted pregnancy ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1964
Place: ireland, europe, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A World Apart (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Zimbabwe
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A White enclave in Johannesburg, South Africa, in the 1960s. Molly Roth, 13 years old, is the daughter of leftist parents, and she must piece together what's happening around her when her father disappears one night, barely evading arrest, and, ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, emotional, serious, bleak ...
Plot: political unrest, injustice, apartheid, mother daughter relationship, family problems, fighting the system, rebelliousness, society, missing person, idealism, discrimination, rebellion ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1963
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%