Movies like Eye in the Sky

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Eye in the Sky (2015)
 7.3
 77K
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, exciting, surprise ending, tragic ending, dramatic, thought provoking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, drone, top secret, surveillance, military, child in peril, technology, spy, chase, moral dilemma, terrorist plot, tragedy, little girl, danger, missile, soldier, air force base, survival, courage, us military, politics, lawyer, dog, swat team ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: england, london, las vegas, hawaii, pearl harbor, singapore, kenya ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, suspense and tense films with plots about danger, murder, death, explosion, chase, violence and betrayal mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Eye in the Sky: Zero Dark Thirty (2012), 13 Hours (2016), Bastille Day (2016), Green Zone (2010), Stratton (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, swat team, assassination, al qaeda, espionage, 9/11, terrorist, explosion, surveillance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, year 2005, year 2003 ...
Place: pakistan, middle east, iraq, poland, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.3
 114K
13 Hours (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Malta, Morocco, USA
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, intense, realistic, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: rescue mission, gunfight, heroism, terrorism, cia, american abroad, courage, politics, war, survival, machismo, swat team ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s, 21st century, year 2011
Place: libya, langley virginia, washington d.c., pentagon, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 35K
Bastille Day (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Belgium, Luxembourg, China, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Michael Mason is an American pickpocket living in Paris who finds himself hunted by the CIA when he steals a bag that contains more than just a wallet. Sean Briar, the field agent on the case, soon realises that Michael is just a pawn in a much ...
Style: exciting, intense, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: pickpocket, terrorism, bomb, cia, surveillance, espionage, investigation, thief, brutality, rogue agent, criminal, police corruption ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 127K
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, iraq war, cia, pow, swat team, patriotism, soldier, deception, uncover truth, investigation, army, political unrest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003
Place: iraq, middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.8
 4K
Stratton (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A British Special Boat Service commando tracks down an international terrorist cell.
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: terrorist, british, commando, terrorist plot, military, swat team, investigation, rescue, race against time, gunfight, explosion, evacuation ...
Time: 2010s, frogman
Place: rome italy, iran, big ben london, ukraine, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 87K
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, suspense, tense, factual, exciting ...
Plot: terrorism, chief of police, police chief, manhunt, gunfight, investigation, surveillance, violence, courage, islam, tragedy, brutality ...
Time: year 2013, 21st century, 2010s
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 22K
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: thought provoking, psychological, tense, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: drone, moral dilemma, military, suspicion, war, family problems, family life, family relations, taliban, terrorism, murder, soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2001, year 2010
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas, afghanistan, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 21K
MI-5 (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, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, secret agents, conspiracy, undercover, disobeying orders, one man army, corruption, race against time, explosive, police, innocent person killed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, moscow russia, big ben london, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 49K
'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: suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, ira, survival, terrorism, war, violence, military, riot, explosion, danger, uninhibited rivalry, hapless soldier ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: ireland, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.1
 209K
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, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, spy, espionage, government agency, intelligence agency, off the grid, torture, danger, bomb, explosion, beating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, jordan, dubai, manchester england, manchester ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: terrorism, espionage, cia, nuclear explosion, cold war, atomic bomb, terrorist, secret agents, covert operation, political conspiracy, state affairs, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century, year 1973 ...
Place: baltimore, washington d.c., usa, russia, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
 54K
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, disturbing, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, kidnapping, terrorist, cia, war on terror, state affairs, introspection, government agency, undercover, senator, police brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, chicago illinois, washington d.c., usa, cape town south africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.5
 261K
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, tense, rough, exciting, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, gunfight, survival, soldier, courage, terrorism, swat team, military life, selflessness, battles, squad, enemy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, 2000s
Place: afghanistan, middle east, usa, iraq, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.5
 97K
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, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, hijacking, airplane, 9/11, terrorist, tragic event, self sacrifice, death, war on terror, passenger, peril, danger ...
Time: 21st century, september 11 2001, contemporary, 2000s, year 2001
Place: boston, new york, virginia, cleveland ohio, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
 137K
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, emotional, intense, realistic, surprise ending ...
Plot: spy, love, betrayal, resistance, french, undercover, rescue, investigation, femme fatale, danger, intrigue, deception ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: france, north africa, london, england, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.7
 9K
Final Score (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a stadium is seized by a group of heavily armed criminals during a major sporting event, an ex-soldier must use all his military skills to save the 35,000 capacity crowd, one of which is the daughter of his fallen comrade.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: terrorism, one against many, unlikely hero, haunted by the past, survival, hostage, disguise, murder, race against time, rescue attempt, foot chase, russian ...
Time: 90s, year 1999, 1990s, 2010s
Place: tower bridge london, russia, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 116K
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, exciting, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, investigation, fbi, special agents, chase, gunfight, prince, hunt down, team, torture, explosions, terrorist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, washington d.c., usa, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
London Has Fallen (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Bulgaria, USA
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, intense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, secret service, terrorist attack, assassination, danger, save the day, terrorist, graphic violence, heroes, president, surveillance, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, big ben london, tokyo, pakistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, conspiracy, terrorism, secret agents, sniper, surveillance, undercover, murder, race against time, wall street, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2001, september 11 2001, year 2013 ...
Place: russia, london, moscow russia, pennsylvania, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Delta Force (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A 707 aircraft jetliner on its way from Athens to Rome and then to New York City is hijacked by Lebanese terrorists. The terrorists demand that the pilot take them to Beirut. What the terrorists don't realize is that an elite team of commandoes ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, hostage, military, soldier, heroes, stewardess, hijacking, airplane, adventure, airplane hijack, race against time ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, lebanon, israel, athens greece, beirut lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.6
 413K
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, military, sniper, marines, terrorism, gulf war, bomb squad, war, peril, determination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, 2000s
Place: iraq, middle east, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, rough, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, soldier, war crime, army, brutality, moral dilemma, jungle, danger, daring rescue, rescue, war, genocide ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nigeria, africa, iraq, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.1
 62K
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, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agent, secret agents, top secret, martial arts, terrorist, cia, political corruption, danger, black ops, machismo, bravery, terrorist group ...
Time: 2010s, year 2016
Place: asia, indonesia, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 99K
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: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, military, navy, danger, nuclear threat, cold war, russian, save the day, nuclear, race against time, rebelliousness, anti war ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, mediterranean sea, pacific ocean, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.9
 100K
Patriot Games (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When CIA Analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets Jack and his family as revenge.
Style: intense, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, spy, cia, assassination, boat chase, danger, rivalry, revenge, family in danger, government agency, master criminal, secret agents ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, ireland, london, washington d.c., north africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, suspenseful, serious, intense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, jungle, prison, rescue, soldier, war, survival, adventure, captivity, danger, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1977, year 1972, year 1983 ...
Place: vietnam, asia, texas, southeast asia, bangkok thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.3
 354
Born of War (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Jordan, Cyprus
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Mina, a young college student, has her life ripped away after her family is killed. When she finds out their murder was part of a botched kidnapping to return her to her real father—a terrorist in the middle east.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: false accusation, kidnapping, murder, uncover truth, life turned upside down, vengeance, rivalry, parents and children, crimes, dishonesty, leadership, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: middle east, england, cyprus, canada, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 55K
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: suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, fbi, faith, undercover, traitor, spy, bomb, prison, working undercover, suicide bomber, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1978
Place: sudan, london, nice france, chicago illinois, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.5
 66K
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, exciting, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: navy seal, navy, terrorism, military, cia, battles, squad, terrorist plot, bomb, military life, national security, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: somalia, mexico, las vegas, africa, ukraine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Force 10 from Navarone (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Mallory and Miller are back. The survivors of Navarone are sent on a mission along with a unit called Force 10, which is led by Colonel Barnsby. But Force 10 has a mission of their own which the boys know nothing about.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: battles, task force, battle, colonel, double agent, military, survival, adventure, war, danger, heroic mission, world war two ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, 70s
Place: italy, england, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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