Movies like Black Friday

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Black Friday (2004)
 8.5
 19K
Black Friday (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Under torture, Indian gangster Tiger Memon confesses to his involvement in a plot to set off explosives throughout Bombay. The police choose not to believe him, however, and bombs tear through the city that Friday, wreaking havoc and polarizing the citizens of Bombay. Through a series of interviews, DCP Rakesh Maria comes closer to discovering who the leader of the conspiracy is, but it soon becomes clear that a foreign power must be involved.
Style: serious, disturbing, tense, suspense, non-linear, neo noir
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, muslim, interrogation, investigation, politics, life is a bitch, legal, society, law enforcement, deadly, danger, journalism, innocence, protest, bomb, conspiracy, religious intolerance, crimes, crime, media, state affairs, rape, vengeance, dark humor ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, 1990s
Place: india, asia, dubai, pakistan, mumbai india, bombay india, kolkata

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Most similar movies to Black Friday

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about terrorism, danger, crimes, deadly, terrorist, police and society mostly in Drama, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Black Friday: The Mad Bomber (1973), A Wednesday (2008), The Devil's Own (1997), Mumbai, My Life (2008), Hotel Mumbai (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.8
 570
The Mad Bomber (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Los Angeles police detective hunts a rapist and a bomber of public buildings.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, rapist, crimes, terrorism, vigilantism, woman in danger, psychopath, danger, society, life is a bitch, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 74K
A Wednesday (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mumbai, the financial capital of India, the city that never sleeps, the city of dreams, fast paced and ever changing, home to Bollywood! A City of beauty but also a city that got scarred! A city whose foundation is slowly crumbling beneath its ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: terrorist, bomb, bomb threat, terrorism, race against time, police, muslim, negotiation, police investigation, law enforcement, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Devil's Own (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Frankie McGuire, one of the IRA's deadliest assassins, draws an American family into the crossfire of terrorism. But when he is sent to the U.S. to buy weapons, Frankie is housed with the family of Tom O'Meara, a New York cop who knows ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, police investigation, terrorist, murder, friendship, vengeance, betrayal, danger, rebelliousness, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, northern ireland, ireland, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mumbai, My Life (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Shortly after 1800 hours, 11 July 2006, Mumbai was shattered by seven bomb blasts on Western Railway stations: Matunga, Mahim, Khar, Bandra, Jogeshwari, Borivali, and Bhayandar. It took the Police and ambulance over an hour to attend at various ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: terrorism, police investigation, coping, introspection, social differences, human nature, deadly, journalism, society, social relations, self fulfillment, patriotism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: mumbai india, asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 7.6
 56K
Hotel Mumbai (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA, UK, India, Singapore
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Based on the 2009 documentary Surviving Mumbai about the Mumbai attacks in 2008 at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in India.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, factual, tense
Plot: terrorist attack, hostage, terrorism, terrorist, counter terrorism, jihad, survival, hotel, islam, religious fanatic, courage, shooting ...
Time: 2000s, year 2008
Place: india, pakistan, mumbai india, australia, adelaide south australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Someone Like You (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A common man tries to fight terrorism by making anonymous calls to cops. Will he succeed ?
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: terrorism, patriotism, bomb threat, mysterious man, police officer, terrorist, muslim, bomb, crimes, investigation, danger, police commissioner ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, political drama
Plot: politics, investigation, terrorism, political unrest, law enforcement, danger, crimes, state affairs, assassination, society, assassination attempt, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, year 1919
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Shootout at Lokhandwala (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, History
Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On a calm summer day in 1991, in the bustling Lokhandwala Complex, five criminals including Maya and Dilip were counting 70 lakhs in flat no. 32 B, when 286 policemen, headed by ACP Khan, took strategic positions around their building. A gunfire ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police shootout, gang, vengeance, criminal underworld, fighting crime, society, civil rights, police detective, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, police corruption, undercover ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1991
Place: asia, india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 6.2
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Black & White (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Rajan Mathur (Anil Kapoor) is a Professor in Urdu literature in Dr. Zakir Hussain's College. He resides in Chandni Chowk with his activist wife, Roma Mathur (Shefali Shah). Professor Mathur comes across a young boy called Numair Qazi (Anurag ...
Style: captivating, realistic, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: terrorism, hidden identity, danger, introspection, society, deadly, police, bomb, working undercover, recruitment, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new delhi, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.9
 3K
Rebellion (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: France, New Caledonia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Dissidents in a French colony attack a police station and take hostages.
Style: sincere, serious, tense, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: politics, hostage, rebellion, military, culture clash, political unrest, danger, deadly, crimes, life is a bitch, confined, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.3
 20K
Cleanskin (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: While working undercover as a bodyguard to arms dealer Harry, former-soldier-turned-secret-service-agent Ewan survives a bloody shootout with a member of an Islamic terrorist cell who steals Harry's briefcase full of Semtex explosives and ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, manhunt, undercover, fighting crime, crimes, danger, rivalry, deadly, society, chases and races, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, britain, london, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Piazza Fontana: The Italian Conspiracy (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A chronicle of the 1969 bombing at a major national bank in Milan and its aftermath.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, bleak, sincere ...
Plot: terrorism, bomb, police investigation, police detective, political conspiracy, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, danger, deadly, state affairs, politics ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: milan italy, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.2
 83K
Arlington Road (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Threats from sinister foreign nationals aren't the only thing to fear. Bedraggled college professor Michael Faraday has been vexed (and increasingly paranoid) since his wife's accidental death in a botched FBI operation. But all that takes ...
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, conspiracy, paranoia, professor, fbi, uncover truth, bomb, danger, murder, mysterious character, twists & turns ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., st. louis missouri, west virginia, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.4
 15K
The Uniform (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Just as he is preparing for his daughter's wedding, a veteran policeman is assigned to a crack team transporting a Pakistani secret agent to trial.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, murder, muslim, danger, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, vengeance, bollywood, small town life, small town ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.1
 24K
Martyr (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Ajay Rathore is a no-nonsense police officer from Mumbai Crime Branch. Long time ago his elder brother was killed by terrorists which caused him to quit his medical studies and join Indian Police Service. He is a great admirer of Pakistan-based ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: singer, muslim, murder, terrorism, fall in love, gangsters, investigation, danger, law enforcement, criminal heroes, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: pakistan, asia, middle east, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, Czech Republic
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Der Baader Meinhof Komplex depicts the political turmoil in the period from 1967 to the bloody "Deutschen Herbst" in 1977. The movie approaches the events based on Stefan Aust's standard work on Die Rote Armee Fraktion (RAF). The ...
Style: intellectual, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Plot: terrorism, revolution, politics, robbery, anti war, political unrest, trial, judge, journalist, police brutality, german, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1974 ...
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, mexico city, west berlin west germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 8.0
 53K
Baby (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: An elite counter-intelligence unit learns of a plot, masterminded by a maniacal madman. With the clock ticking, it's up to them to track the terrorists' international tentacles and prevent them from striking at the heart of India.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, espionage, fighting crime, crimes, mystery, danger, law enforcement, tough heroes, graphic violence, behind enemy lines, terrorist plot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.9
 12K
Hey Ram (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 186 min.
Story: Saketh Ram's wife is raped and killed during direct action day riots in Calcutta. He is convinced that Mahatma Gandhi is responsible for all the problems happening in the country. He sets out to kill him.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: assassination, vengeance, massacre, political unrest, destiny, deadly, danger, crimes, muslim, husband wife relationship, hindu, society ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: india, middle east, asia, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Shoot on Sight (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tariq Ali, a Muslim police officer of Scotland Yard, is asked to hunt-down suspected suicide-bombers against the backdrop of July 7 bombings in London. Tariq's task gets complicated as an innocent Muslim is killed by the commando shooters of ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, rough, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, police investigation, religions or cults, culture clash, life is a bitch, deadly, investigation, husband wife relationship, death, politics, murder, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Rape of Richard Beck (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The tables turn for cynical police officer Richard Beck (Richard Crenna) when he's viciously attacked by two homicidal crooks. Having never been empathetic toward the victims he's dealt with on a daily basis, Beck must now confront the ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: rape, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement, deadly, vengeance, life is a bitch, rivalry, murder, danger, legal ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.9
 1K
Baltic Storm (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A journalist from Berlin, Germany, and a Swedish lawyer discover the truth behind the sinking of the "MS Estonia" in 1994, where more than 850 people drowned.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: conspiracy, escapades, investigation, state affairs, crimes, ocean or sea, uncover truth, terrorism, ocean, dishonesty, journalism, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, russia, estonia, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
 586
The Informant (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 105 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: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: terrorism, heroes, life is a bitch, rebellion, law enforcement, betrayal, politics, tragic hero, society, danger, ira, uncover truth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, belfast, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 8.0
 3K
Madras (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: A portrayal of the lives of the people living in North Madras, focusing on the politics inside the slums and how their plight remains the same, despite the political class luring them constantly during elections.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, disturbing
Plot: politics, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, society, state affairs, murder, betrayal, buddies, slum ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Hamburg Cell (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ziad Jarrah, a young Lebonese man from a good family goes to Germany to attend college and starts dating a Turkish girl named Aysel. Although not very religious and accustomed to Western ways, Ziad becomes "brothers" with some ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, hijacking, muslim, obsession, vengeance, political conspiracy, political unrest, head of state, assassination, against humanity, politics, deadly ...
Time: 90s, september 11 2001, 2000s, 1990s
Place: manhattan new york city, hamburg germany, new york, northern germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.0
 119K
The Kingdom (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A team of U.S. government agents is sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, special agents, terrorist, investigation, prince, fbi, chase, loss of friend, evidence, muslim, deception, interrogation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, washington d.c., usa, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.4
 95K
Patriots Day (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An account of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis's actions in the events leading up to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists behind it.
Style: intense, tense, suspense, factual, inspirational ...
Plot: terrorism, police chief, manhunt, chief of police, gunfight, tragedy, terrorist, chase, investigation, surveillance, violence, courage ...
Time: 2010s, year 2013, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Legend of Bhagat Singh (2002)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: The Legend of Bhagat Singh is a 2002 Indian historical biographical film about Bhagat Singh, a freedom fighter who fought for Indian independence.It shows in detail how Singh came to develop his views on the British Raj and his struggle for Indian ...
Style: sincere, emotional, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: patriotism, police brutality, social decay, fighting the system, rebellion, danger, society, life is a bitch, deadly, injustice, revolution, rebelliousness ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 30s, 20s, 20th century
Place: asia, india, punjab
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Horses of God (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Tunisia, Morocco
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The film follows two brothers over the course of a decade. While they begin as kids in search of thrills in the sprawling slums of Morocco’s Sidi Moumen, we witness their gradual, and ultimately shocking, radicalisation.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, rough, bleak ...
Plot: terrorism, suicide bomber, danger, radical, society, muslim, terrorist attack, family relations, murder, brother brother relationship, drug dealing, poverty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s, september 11 2001 ...
Place: morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Numbered Days (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Antonio, a gunman of the terrorist group ETA, days before making an attack, he meets Charo, a junkie of eighteen years, despite the sordid environment in which they grew up, still has the naivety. He has dedicated his life to a cause they do not ...
Style: tense, serious, suspense, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: terrorism, prostitution, prostitute, crimes, romance, fall in love, couples, danger, deadly, drug dealing, drug addict, cop killer ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: madrid, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.6
 99K
United 93 (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A real time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on 9/11 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: terrorism, hijacking, airplane, 9/11, terrorist, tragic event, self sacrifice, death, war on terror, al qaeda, passenger, peril ...
Time: 21st century, september 11 2001, contemporary, year 2001, 2000s
Place: boston, new york, pennsylvania, cleveland ohio, virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%