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13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)
 7.3
 125K
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Malta, Morocco
Duration: 144 min.
Story: An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.
Style: based on true events, realistic, intense, suspense, suspenseful, harsh, tense, factual, surprise ending, controversial ...
Plot: rescue mission, war, courage, mercenary, gunfight, swat team, navy seal, cia, heroism, embassy, tough guy, u.s. marine, battlefield, u.s. embassy, siege, terrorism, cia agent, american abroad, politics, survival, mission, attack, machismo, brutality, surveillance ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s, year 2011, 21st century
Place: libya, pentagon, langley virginia, iraq, washington d.c., middle east, africa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about violence, machine gun, brutality, explosion, gunfight, death and murder mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi: Lone Survivor (2013), 12 Strong (2018), Black Hawk Down (2001), Act of Valor (2012), Zero Dark Thirty (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 272K
Lone Survivor (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level al-Qaeda operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy ambush. As they confront unthinkable odds, the SEALs must find ...
Style: rough, captivating, tense, exciting, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, survival, terrorism, gunfight, courage, death, military life, war, squad, navy seal, battles ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2005
Place: afghanistan, middle east, usa, iraq, israel
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97%
 6.6
 71K
12 Strong (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A team of CIA agents and special forces head into Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks in an attempt to dismantle the Taliban.
Style: based on true events, suspenseful, exciting, rough, touching ...
Plot: taliban, heroism, al qaeda, behind enemy lines, machismo, soldier, cia, swat team, murder, military, war in afghanistan, war on terror ...
Time: september 11 2001, 2000s, year 2001, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, middle east, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
96%
 7.7
 371K
Black Hawk Down (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 144 min.
Story: When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy casualties, facing intense fighting from the militia on the ground.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, disturbing, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, sniper, warrior, rescue mission, u.s. military, courage, battles, combat, gunfight, marine, chaos, helicopter ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1992, year 1993
Place: somalia, africa, north africa, east africa, arkansas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 6.5
 67K
Act of Valor (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a covert mission to rescue a kidnapped CIA operative uncovers a chilling plot, an elite, highly trained U.S. SEAL team speeds to hotspots around the globe, racing against the clock to stop a deadly terrorist attack.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: navy seal, rescue mission, navy, terrorist plot, swat team, terrorism, military, cia, battles, soldier, squad, heroism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: somalia, san diego california, ukraine, costa rica, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 157 min.
Story: A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6 in May, 2011.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, manhunt, military, espionage, swat team, assassination, al qaeda, 9/11, terrorist, helicopter, navy seal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, september 11 2001, year 2011 ...
Place: pakistan, middle east, iraq, baghdad iraq, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.8
 25K
The Outpost (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A small unit of U.S. soldiers, alone at the remote Combat Outpost Keating, located deep in the valley of three mountains in Afghanistan, battles to defend against an overwhelming force of Taliban fighters in a coordinated attack. The Battle of ...
Style: brutal, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, u.s. army, war, roadblock, army, combat, gunfight, death, battles, fight scenes, danger, fighting movie ...
Time: 2000s, year 2006, year 2009, year 1984
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 450K
American Sniper (2014)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle takes his sole mission—protect his comrades—to heart and becomes one of the most lethal snipers in American history. His pinpoint accuracy not only saves countless lives but also makes him a prime target of insurgents. ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, sniper, soldier, iraq war, navy seal, battles, military, military life, american soldier, courage, u.s. marine, military training ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013, year 2001, september 11 2001 ...
Place: iraq, usa, middle east, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.5
 429K
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential enemy and every object could be a deadly bomb.
Style: realistic, tense, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, iraq war, army, sniper, military, marines, terrorism, u.s. army, war, determination, peril, bomb ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, 2000s
Place: iraq, middle east, baghdad iraq, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.8
 133K
Green Zone (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, France, Spain, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: During the U.S.-led occupation of Baghdad in 2003, Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller and his team of Army inspectors were dispatched to find weapons of mass destruction believed to be stockpiled in the Iraqi desert. Rocketing from one booby-trapped ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, rough, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, iraq war, cia, swat team, pow, gulf war, army, soldier, deception, patriotism, military, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003
Place: iraq, middle east, baghdad iraq, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Tears of the Sun (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Navy SEAL Lieutenant A.K. Waters and his elite squadron of tactical specialists are forced to choose between their duty and their humanity, between following orders by ignoring the conflict that surrounds them, or finding the courage to follow their ...
Style: serious, touching, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, war, soldier, war crime, army, jungle, rescue mission, navy seal, brutality, child soldier, genocide, civil war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nigeria, africa, iraq, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: FBI agent Matt Graver teams up with operative Alejandro Gillick to prevent Mexican drug cartels from smuggling terrorists across the U.S. border.
Style: neo noir, suspense, surprise ending, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: black ops, drug cartel, cia, cartel, u.s. mexico border, gunfight, cia agent, warrior, corruption, rescue, terrorist, explosion ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: texas, mexico, somalia, kansas city, sonora
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.1
 72K
Mile 22 (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Colombia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A CIA field officer and an Indonesian police officer are forced to work together in confronting political corruption. An informant must be moved twenty-two miles to safety.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agent, top secret, black ops, secret agents, martial arts, terrorist, cia, political corruption, computer cracker, danger, machismo, gunfight ...
Time: 2010s, year 2016
Place: indonesia, southeast asia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
London Has Fallen (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In London for the Prime Minister's funeral, Mike Banning discovers a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, psychotronic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, secret service, terrorist attack, terrorist, assassination, secret agents, danger, save the day, head of state, graphic violence, president, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, washington d.c., pakistan, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.3
 81K
Eye in the Sky (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A military officer in command of a drone operation to capture terrorists in Kenya sees her mission escalate from “capture” to “kill” just as a nine-year old girl enters the kill zone.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, intense, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, drone, terrorist plot, top secret, surveillance, military, child in peril, technology, spy, chase, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: las vegas, london, hawaii, beijing china, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 216K
Munich (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 164 min.
Story: During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, mossad, secret agents, vengeance, murder, assassination, jewish, politics, terrorist, revenge, hostage ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: middle east, europe, israel, lebanon, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, jihad, survival, hotel, counter terrorism, religious fanatic, courage, shooting, islam ...
Time: 2000s, year 2008
Place: india, pakistan, mumbai india, australia, adelaide south australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 81K
No Escape (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Thailand
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In their new overseas home, an American family soon finds themselves caught in the middle of a coup, and they frantically look for a safe escape in an environment where foreigners are being immediately executed.
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family in danger, survival, rebellion, race against time, family, wrong place wrong time, danger, chaos, coup, execution, american abroad, revolution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: asia, southeast asia, vietnam, canada, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Behind Enemy Lines (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: While flying a routine reconnaissance mission over Bosnia, fighter pilot Chris Burnett photographs something he wasn't supposed to see and gets shot down behind enemy lines, where he must outrun an army led by a ruthless Serbian general. With ...
Style: exciting, rough, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: sniper, military, fighter pilot, war crime, behind enemy lines, atrocity, navy, rescue, escape, gunfight, war, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1995
Place: bosnia herzegovina, former yugoslavia, europe, serbia, balkan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 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, chief of police, manhunt, gunfight, tragedy, chase, investigation, surveillance, violence, courage, islam ...
Time: 2010s, year 2013, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 217K
Body of Lies (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The CIA’s hunt is on for the mastermind of a wave of terrorist attacks. Roger Ferris is the agency’s man on the ground, moving from place to place, scrambling to stay ahead of ever-shifting events. An eye in the sky – a satellite link – ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, spy, government agency, espionage, intelligence agency, off the grid, torture, danger, bomb, cia agent, explosion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, jordan, dubai, manchester england, baghdad iraq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 121K
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, muslim, prince, fbi, chase, loss of friend, interrogation, evidence, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, usa, washington d.c., iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Eleventh Hour (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An ex-Navy SEAL, Michael Adams, (Matthew Reese) was captured during a raid to free Japanese prisoners from a North Korean prison camp. He endures the North Koreans torture for three years -- seen only as flashbacks -- then released back into ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, exciting, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: vendetta, violence, chase, conspiracy, tragic hero, political prisoner, husband wife relationship, prisoner, attempted murder, little girl, murder, secret service agent ...
Time: 2000s
Place: korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: There were five Marines and one Navy Corpsman photographed raising the U.S. flag on Mt. Suribachi by Joe Rosenthal on February 23, 1945. This is the story of three of the six surviving servicemen – John 'Doc' Bradley, Pvt. Rene Gagnon ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: war, world war two, military, fame, loss of friend, battles, survival, guilt, selflessness, danger, homecoming, propaganda ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: japan, pacific ocean, usa, asia, okinawa japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Longest Day (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established as part of the Reich's Atlantic Wall, notes to his officers that ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, touching, epic ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, resistance, war, allies, invasion, german, military, navy, military life, officers and cadets, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: normandy, france, europe, england, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Siege of Jadotville (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Ireland, South Africa
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Irish Commandant Pat Quinlan leads a stand off with troops against French and Belgian Mercenaries in the Congo during in the early 1960s.
Style: suspense, realistic, tense, factual, political ...
Plot: mercenary, conflict, civil war, war, courage, betrayal, irish, politics, survival, fight scenes, propaganda, conspiracy ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: congo, africa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sniper: Ghost Shooter (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Elite snipers Brandon Beckett and Richard Miller are tasked with protecting a gas pipeline from terrorists looking to make a statement. When battles with the enemy lead to snipers being killed by a ghost shooter who knows their exact location, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: sniper, mission, battle, battles, terrorist, u.s. marine corps, security, enemy, terrorism, military, moral dilemma, terrorist group ...
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Dogs of War (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Mercenary James Shannon, on a reconnaissance job to the African nation of Zangaro, is tortured and deported. He returns to lead a coup.
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, harsh, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, adventure, military, revolution, soldier, undercover, torture, war, espionage, political intrigue, combat, gunfight ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: africa, central america, paris france, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 21K
Redemption Day (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Having just returned home, decorated U.S. Marine Captain Brad Paxton's wife, Kate, is kidnapped by a terrorist group while working in Morocco. He is forced back into action for a daring and deadly operation to save the woman he loves.
Style: suspense, exciting, disturbing, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, swat team, violence, military, soldier, heroes, danger, terrorism, leader, murder, death, battles ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: usa, washington d.c., morocco, syria, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Uncommon Valor (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A group of Vietnam War veterans re-unite to rescue one of their own left behind and taken prisoner by the Vietnamese...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, jungle, prison, rescue, soldier, war, survival, adventure, danger, captivity, military life ...
Time: 80s, year 1982, year 1983, 70s, year 1972 ...
Place: vietnam, laos, asia, texas, southeast asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Spooks: The Greater Good (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: During a handover to the head of counter-terrorism of MI5, Harry Pearce, a terrorist escapes custody. When Harry disappears soon after, his protégé is tasked with finding out what happened as an impending attack on London looms, and eventually ...
Style: realistic, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, secret agents, conspiracy, undercover, corruption, disobeying orders, race against time, police, explosive, danger, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, big ben london, berlin germany, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%