Movies like Eye in the Sky

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Eye in the Sky (2015)
 7.3
 87K
Eye in the Sky (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: South Africa, 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, political, suspenseful, tense, intense, disturbing, exciting, psychological, thought provoking, macabre ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, surveillance, military, drone, terrorist plot, spy, survival, espionage, tragedy, child in peril, war, moral dilemma, bazaar, air strike, islam, missile, top secret, soldier, islamic terrorism, world war two, us military, lawyer, politics, technology ...
Time: future, contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: africa, iraq, kenya, england, london, las vegas, pearl harbor ...

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Most similar movies to Eye in the Sky

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out intense, realistic, suspense and dramatic films with plots about corruption, catastrophe, betrayal, murder, mentor, dialogue and politics mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Eye in the Sky: Good Kill (2014), Zero Dark Thirty (2012), Green Zone (2010), Rendition (2007), '71 (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: intense, suspenseful, realistic, tense, factual ...
Plot: war, cia, courage, swat team, rescue mission, mercenary, gunfight, battlefield, terrorism, embassy, navy seal, military ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s, year 2011, 21st century
Place: libya, pentagon, africa, iraq, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.4
 24K
Good Kill (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the shadowy world of drone warfare, combat unfolds like a video game–only with real lives at stake. After six tours of duty, Air Force pilot Tom Egan now fights the Taliban from an air-conditioned bunker in the Nevada desert. But as he yearns ...
Style: tense, thought provoking, psychological, intense, suspenseful ...
Plot: drone, military, war, moral dilemma, terrorism, murder, suspicion, taliban, family problems, family relations, family life, aviation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2010, year 2001
Place: las vegas, iraq, middle east, nevada, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
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: suspenseful, tense, suspense, political, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, espionage, military, terrorist, 9/11, swat team, spy, manhunt, al qaeda, terrorist group, post september 11 2001 ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001, year 2003, year 2005 ...
Place: middle east, pakistan, iraq, baghdad iraq, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.8
 138K
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: suspense, tense, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: iraq war, cia, war, military, swat team, spy, army, deception, soldier, pow, chase, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2003
Place: iraq, middle east, baghdad iraq, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.8
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Rendition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When an Egyptian terrorism suspect "disappears" on a flight from Africa to Washington DC, his American wife and a CIA analyst find themselves caught up in a struggle to secure his release from a secret detention facility somewhere outside ...
Style: rough, serious, tense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, conspiracy, kidnapping, terrorist, surveillance, torture, cia, war on terror, spy, police brutality, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, washington d.c., egypt, south africa, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 57K
'71 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young British soldier must find his way back to safety after his unit accidentally abandons him during a riot in the streets of Belfast.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, political, atmospheric, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, soldier, ira, irish republican army, war, terrorism, military, violence, brutality, wartime, chase, riot ...
Time: 70s, year 1971, 20th century
Place: ireland, england, belfast, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 230K
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: tense, realistic, clever, political, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, spy, cia, espionage, intelligence agency, terrorist, cia agent, government agency, secret service, bomb, moral ambiguity, terrorist attack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, jordan, israel, virginia, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 126K
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, exciting, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, investigation, terrorist, islamic terrorism, military, fbi, special agents, al qaeda, gunfight, bomb, deception, muslim ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, saudi arabia, iraq, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 7.5
 453K
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: suspense, realistic, tense, emotional, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: iraq war, military, terrorism, soldier, army, war, sniper, bomb, bomb squad, marines, gulf war, terrorist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
Place: iraq, middle east, baghdad iraq, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: touching, serious, suspense, factual, compassionate ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, war, jungle, civil war, soldier, rescue mission, gunfight, genocide, violence, u.s. navy, brutality, refugee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nigeria, africa, iraq, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Rules of Engagement (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Part war movie, part courtroom thriller, this gripping drama finds a war hero put on trial for a rescue mission gone terribly wrong with only his doubtful friend and fellow marine to represent him.
Style: tense, political, intense, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lawyer, vietnam war, courtroom, war, army investigation, courtroom drama, military, marines, twists and turns, court case, investigation, vietnam veteran ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 60s
Place: middle east, usa, washington d.c., vietnam, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Sum of All Fears (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When the president of Russia suddenly dies, a man whose politics are virtually unknown succeeds him. The change in political leaders sparks paranoia among American CIA officials, so CIA director Bill Cabot recruits a young analyst to supply insight ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, exciting, political, tense ...
Plot: cold war, spy, cia, espionage, terrorism, nuclear bomb, nuclear war, terrorist, white house, nuclear explosion, covert operation, nuclear threat ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 70s, 2000s ...
Place: maryland, russia, israel, washington d.c., middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.3
 114K
Crimson Tide (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: On a US nuclear missile sub, a young first officer stages a mutiny to prevent his trigger happy captain from launching his missiles before confirming his orders to do so.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, realistic, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, nuclear threat, cold war, navy, military, russian, spy, u.s. navy, nuclear bomb, nuclear war, save the day, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, pacific ocean, alabama, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
 58K
Traitor (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When straight arrow FBI agent Roy Clayton heads up the investigation into a dangerous international conspiracy, all clues seem to lead back to former U.S. Special Operations officer, Samir Horn.
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, twists and turns, religion, islam, bomb, cia, spy, faith, traitor, fbi, terrorist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1978
Place: london, africa, israel, middle east, sudan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
J.S.A.: Joint Security Area (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the DMZ separating North and South Korea, two North Korean soldiers have been killed, supposedly by one South Korean soldier. But the 11 bullets found in the bodies, together with the 5 remaining bullets in the assassin's magazine clip, ...
Style: thought provoking, tense, political, enigmatic, tricky ...
Plot: military, investigation, tragedy, friendship, soldier, politics, crimes, war, vengeance, justice, suicide, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: north korea, south korea, korea, asia, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Courage Under Fire (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A US Army officer had made a "friendly fire" mistake that was covered up and he was reassigned to a desk job. Later he was tasked to investigate a female chopper commander's worthiness to be awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously. At ...
Style: suspense, realistic, thought provoking, dark, sad ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: military, military life, war, gulf war, tank, bravery, medal of honor, iraq war, politics, suicide, investigation, redemption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iraq, middle east, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.1
 158K
Allied (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In 1942, an intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war.
Style: suspense, sexy, emotional, factual, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night
Plot: world war two, spy, nazi, espionage, french, military, love, double agent, female agent, betrayal, race against time, deception ...
Time: 1940s, future, year 1942
Place: france, london, england, paris france, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: suspense, exciting, dramatic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: sniper, military, fighter pilot, survival, war, adventure, behind enemy lines, bosnian war, atrocity, navy, aviation, courage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1995
Place: iraq, balkan, serbia, former yugoslavia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 7.6
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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: suspenseful, realistic, emotional, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: terrorism, airplane, 9/11, hijacking, terrorist, al qaeda, war on terror, aviation, air disaster, survival, tragic event, disaster ...
Time: september 11 2001, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2001
Place: boston, new york, california, manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.5
 289K
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: captivating, rough, tense, brutal, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, survival, war, soldier, gunfight, terrorism, courage, death, military life, selflessness, squad, swat team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2005
Place: afghanistan, middle east, iraq, usa, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: realistic, suspense, tense, factual, intense ...
Plot: civil war, war, courage, fight scenes, politics, military, conflict, betrayal, ethnic conflict, irish, assassination, conspiracy ...
Time: 60s
Place: africa, ireland, congo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 74K
The Siege (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The secret US abduction of a suspected terrorist leads to a wave of terrorist attacks in New York that lead to the declaration of martial law.
Style: suspense, intense, political, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, martial law, lone hero, fbi, conspiracy theory, military, siege, spy, white house, civil rights, working undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, israel, middle east, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.2
 27K
Fauda (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Israel
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: A top Israeli agent comes out of retirement to hunt for a Palestinian militant he thought he'd killed, setting a chaotic chain of events into motion.
Style: realistic, intense, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: war on terror, israeli palestinian conflict, terrorist, terror, covert operation, espionage, operation, disguise, government agency, murder, assassination, israeli ...
Place: israel, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.0
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Unthinkable (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A convert to Islam sends the U.S. government a tape showing him in three nondescript storage rooms, each of which may contain a nuclear bomb set to detonate in less than a week. Helen Brody, an FBI agent in L.A., is tasked with finding the bombs ...
Style: suspense, psychological, rough, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: terrorism, counter terrorism, fbi, interrogation, investigation, violence, twists and turns, nuclear bomb, cia, spy, manipulation, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, middle east, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, intense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, terrorism, surveillance, secret agents, terrorist, spy, conspiracy, race against time, murder, political conspiracy, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013, 2000s, year 2003 ...
Place: russia, london, new york, big ben london, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.3
 489K
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, emotional, factual, intense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, iraq war, sniper, military, violence, navy seal, soldier, battles, american soldier, assassin, courage, u.s. marine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001, year 1998, year 2001 ...
Place: iraq, middle east, usa, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 131K
Syriana (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The Middle Eastern oil industry is the backdrop of this tense drama, which weaves together numerous story lines. Bennett Holiday is an American lawyer in charge of facilitating a dubious merger of oil companies, while Bryan Woodman, a ...
Style: suspense, political, tense, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, spy, cia, espionage, capitalism, politics, globalization, corruption, oil, conspiracy, political conspiracy, deal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, usa, iran, lebanon, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.4
 70K
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, talky, suspense, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat team, terrorist plot, rescue mission, terrorism, military, navy seal, cia, army, navy, torture, gunfight, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iraq, somalia, las vegas, costa rica, ukraine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.1
 129K
Brothers (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When his helicopter goes down during his fourth tour of duty in Afghanistan, Marine Sam Cahill is presumed dead. Back home, brother Tommy steps in to look over Sam’s wife, Grace, and two children. Sam’s surprise homecoming triggers domestic ...
Style: psychological, realistic, tense, touching, emotional ...
Plot: adultery, family problems, war, marital infidelity, presumed dead, military, american soldier, brothers, suspicion, twists and turns, iraq war, civil war ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: afghanistan, iraq, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Road to Guantanamo (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Part drama, part documentary, The Road to Guantánamo focuses on the Tipton Three, a trio of British Muslims who were held in Guantanamo Bay for two years until they were released without charge.
Style: rough, disturbing, realistic, intense, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorism, torture, muslim, survival, politics, british, military, pow, injustice, life is a bitch, dishonesty, rage ...
Time: contemporary, year 2004, year 2002, 2000s, year 2001 ...
Place: iraq, middle east, palestine, england, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%