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Executive Action (1973)
 6.7
 2K
Executive Action (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Rogue intelligence agents, right-wing politicians, greedy capitalists, and free-lance assassins plot and carry out the JFK assassination in this speculative agitprop.
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, sniper, cia, assassin, political conspiracy, politics, frame up, anti capitalism, government agency, head of state, uncover truth, chases and races, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, state affairs, fighting the system, special agents, assassination attempt, investigation, political intrigue, dishonesty, media, rebellion, society ...
Time: year 1963
Place: dallas texas

Most similar movies to Executive Action

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about state affairs, dishonesty, assassination, politics, political conspiracy, deadly and crimes mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Executive Action: Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977), JFK (1991), Able Danger (2008), I as in Icarus (1979), The Domino Killings (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A renegade USAF general, Lawrence Dell, escapes from a military prison and takes over an ICBM silo near Montana and threatens to provoke World War 3 unless the President reveals details of a secret meeting held just after the start of the Vietnam ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, assassination, vietnam war, fighting the system, politics, nuclear threat, government agency, hostages, one man army, prison, secret agents, race against time ...
Place: asia, montana, usa, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 8.0
 130K
JFK (1991)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.
Style: serious, captivating, thought provoking, disturbing, factual ...
Plot: president, political conspiracy, assassination, investigation, kennedy assassination, cia, fighting the system, political corruption, government, evidence, legal investigation, district attorney ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963
Place: new orleans, cuba, vietnam, washington d.c., texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 4.9
 113
Able Danger (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Tom Flynn, the idealist owner of a left-leaning radical café/bookstore and the quixotic publisher of a hard hitting 911 conspiracy expose, finds himself entangled with a mysterious Eastern European beauty, Kasia, who is on the run from strong hand ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: neo noir, government agency, assassination, conspiracy theory, neo-noir, cafe, fighting the system, investigation, politics, race against time, terrorism, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
I as in Icarus (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film's plot is based on the Kennedy assassination and subsequent investigation. The film begins with the assassination of President Marc Jarry, who is about to be inaugurated for a second six-year term of office. Henri Volney, state ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, political drama
Plot: political conspiracy, assassination, conspiracy, investigation, dedicated lawyer, witnessing a crime, legal investigation, uncover truth, political corruption, fighting the system, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: yale university
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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The Domino Killings (1977)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: UK, USA, Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tucker is a chronic underachiever and a loser. A Vietnam war veteran who just can't seem to keep out of trouble, in the years since his discharge. The only thing he got out of the war was his skill with a rifle. Now, serving a long stretch in ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, prison, government agency, protagonist as suspect, spy, cia, secret agents, witnessing a crime, assassination attempt, espionage, terrorism, frame up ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, europe, spain, vietnam, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Interview with the Assassin (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Out of work TV cameraman Ron Kobelski is approached by his formerly reclusive neighbor Walter Ohlinger. Ohlinger claims that he was the mysterious "second gunman" that shot and killed President Kennedy. Ohlinger has kept quiet all these ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, suspense
Plot: assassination, politics, conspiracy, paranoia, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, society, state affairs, investigation, murder, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1963
Place: dallas texas, usa, texas, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Enemy Within (1994)
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, realistic, tense
Plot: conspiracy, fighting the system, politics, government agency, special agents, army investigation, betrayal, manhunt, terrorism, uncover truth, political conspiracy, political corruption ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Rabbit on the Moon (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Though around them a criminal world seethes, Julie and Antonio are a young and loving couple with a new baby and a solid, white-collar sense of stability. But when a loose social connection suddenly ties them to a major political assassination, the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: assassination, pub, murder, political corruption, assassination attempt, crime, uncover truth, frame up, police corruption, political conspiracy, political intrigue, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico city, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Seven Days in May (1964)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A U.S. Army general alerts the president of a planned military coup against him.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: cold war, u.s. air force, white house, politics, conspiracy, secret service, political thriller, kidnapping, desert, coup, revolution, chief of staff ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, future
Place: pentagon, russia, texas, latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Pelican Brief (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Two Supreme Court Justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everybody else wants her dead.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, crime, supreme court, state affairs, professor, political corruption, murder, fighting the system, investigation, fbi, amateur detective ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Parallax View (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ambitious reporter, investigating a senator's assassination, realizes witnesses to the shooting are systematically dying and discovers a multi-million dollar corporation which serves as a front for the recruitment of political assassins.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, stylized, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: assassination, politics, senator, corruption, investigation, murder, neo noir, reporter, political corruption, political conspiracy, assassination attempt, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, seattle, usa, seattle washington, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
No God, No Master (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A plot to overthrow the United States government is uncovered in New York City in the summer of 1919 when William Flynn, a field agent for the Bureau of Investigation, is sent to investigate a bomb threat that has targeted some of America's ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, political drama
Plot: politics, special agents, investigation, political unrest, law enforcement, state affairs, immigrants, assassination, assassination attempt, terrorism, crimes, danger ...
Time: 20s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 8.2
 21K
Z (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Algeria
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Repression is the rule of the day in this film that skewers Greek governance of the 1960s. Z, a leftist rabble rouser, is killed in what appears to be a traffic accident. But given the political climate, the death of such a prominent activist raises ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: assassination, politics, military, political corruption, police, government, cia, journalism, courtroom drama, photojournalist, liberal, protest ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.2
 2K
Winter Kills (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 19 years after President Timothy Keegan was assassinated, his brother Nick discovers a dying man claiming to have been the gunman. While trying to avoid his wealthy and domineering father's attempts to control his actions, Nick follows the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination of president, assassination, investigation, political conspiracy, fighting the system, politics, mystery, amateur detective, government agency, assassination attempt, legal investigation, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1960, 1960s, 1950s ...
Place: havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
All the President's Men (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National headquarters. He is surprised to find top lawyers already on the defense case, and the discovery of ...
Style: talky, suspenseful, realistic, clever, captivating ...
Plot: politics, investigation, journalism, newspaper, political corruption, journalist, president, newspaper man, political conspiracy, political intrigue, white house, republican ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: usa, washington d.c., mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Clear and Present Danger (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, cia, spy, mercenary, conspiracy, assassination, drug cartel, politics, violence, espionage, president, ambush ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: colombia, usa, washington d.c., panama, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.5
 2K
Flashpoint (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two Texas border guards find a jeep buried for 20 years in the desert, with a skeleton, a scoped rifle, and a box with $800,000 in cash. They decide to keep the money, but quietly check up on the info they find. Soon the Feds are running all over ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, desert, police detective, mystery, politics, government agency, partners against crime, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, witnessing a crime, assassination, assassination attempt ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1963, 1960s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.6
 1K
06/05 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A fictional version of the events that led to the assassination of the Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn on May 6, 2002. The movie is based upon the book "The sixth of May" by Tomas Ross.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: investigation, murder, assassination, assassination attempt, fighting the system, politics, uncover truth, political conspiracy, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, society ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 6.8
 763
The Bodyguards (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The film shows the difficulties of an honest, imperiled judge and his bodyguard of four men, trying to clean up a Sicilian town. Corrupt local politicians, working hand-in-hand with the Mafia, will stop at nothing to prevent exposure of their ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, assassination, crime, fighting the system, dedicated lawyer, gangsters, witnessing a crime, assassination attempt, legal action, legal investigation, on the run, police corruption ...
Time: 90s
Place: sicily, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Shadow Conspiracy (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bobby Bishop (Sheen) is a special assistant to the President of the United States. Accidentally, he meets his friend professor Pochenko on the street. Pochenko has time to tell Bishop about some conspiracy in the White House but then immediately ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, on the run, political conspiracy, political corruption, chief of staff, assassination, government agency, protagonist as suspect, betrayal, witnessing a crime, assassination attempt, intrigue ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.5
 1K
Ruby (1992)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Fact and fiction are combined in this story about Jack Ruby and a stripper, Candy Cane, and how they become involved in a conspiracy to kill J.F.K.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: nightclub, mafia, corruption, political conspiracy, political corruption, crime, amateur detective, dedicated lawyer, organized crime, striptease, gangsters, assassination ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1963
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.1
 420
Days of Terror (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the midst of a personal crisis, junior senator Maggie Davidson (Holly) ascertains that she's the subject of a terrorist plot.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, save the day, terrorism, political conspiracy, crimes, danger, deadly, state affairs, assassination, human nature, politics, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 15K
Red Corner (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An American attorney on business in China, ends up wrongfully on trial for murder and his only key to innocence is a female defense lawyer from the country.
Style: suspenseful, serious, talky, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: murder, frame up, legal action, death penalty, justice, false accusation, fighting the system, political corruption, dishonesty, state affairs, male protagonist, murder investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Show of Force (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this thriller, television reporter Kate Ryan de Meléndez investigates the death of two radical Puerto Rican activists, whom she begins to believe may have been framed and murdered by undercover American agents.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, mystery, police corruption, political conspiracy, riddles and clues, working undercover, life is a bitch, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Death of a President (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A fictional investigative documentary looks back on the "assassination" of George W. Bush and attempts to answer the question of who committed the murder. Perhaps less morbid and disturbing to watch now than during Bush's presidency, ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: politics, assassination, secret service, terrorism, false accusation, map, sniper, crime, head of state, special agents, legal investigation, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2007, near future
Place: usa, iraq, middle east, north korea, iran ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Reversible Errors (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 173 min.
Story: A corporate lawyer's interest in a decade-old murder case is piqued by a new confession that could clear the convicted killer, who sits on death row.
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, tense ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect, investigation, crime, legal investigation, uncover truth, death row, false accusation, frame up, murder, who done it, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The President's Last Bang (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On October 26, 1979, President Park Chung-hee, who had ruled South Korea since 1961, was assassinated by his director of intelligence. The film depicts the events of that night…
Style: offbeat, serious, biting, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: politics, assassination, gory, government agency, head of state, losing-it hero, secret agents, assassination attempt, terrorism, political conspiracy, political corruption, political intrigue ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Wrong Is Right (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Political double-talk, dirty tricks, hidden microphones, spy satellites, bugging the Oval Office and a nuclear bomb for sale are all ingredients in this swift, funny and frightening look at the possibilities in today's political arenas. Sean ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, political satire, assassination, terrorism, fighting the system, farce, government agency, secret agents, special agents, espionage, investigation, journalism ...
Time: 80s, near future
Place: u.s. capitol building, north africa, manhattan new york city, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 378
Sudden Terror (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A boy who cries wolf witnesses a political assassination on the island of Malta. But will anyone other than his granddad believe him?
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: assassination, chase, murder, danger, police investigation, amateur detective, martial law, hitman, pursuit, protagonist as suspect, mystery, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 60s
Place: mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.0
 894
Ignition (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A web of intrigue and conspiracy lies beneath the euphoria as the U.S. is about to put a man on the moon for the first time in over thirty years
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: moon, fighting the system, politics, government agency, special agents, witnessing a crime, assassination attempt, manhunt, military life, police corruption, political conspiracy, political corruption ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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