Movies like Whistleblower

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Whistleblower (2016)
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Whistleblower (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An accountant is found restrained inside a mansion, and she agrees to testify against her employer, who is the head of a massive scam against the Filipino people.
Style: suspense
Plot: struggle, corruption, political conspiracy, political thriller, political corruption, corrupt official, hypocrisy, abuse of power, controversy

Most similar movies to Whistleblower

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, serious, suspenseful and realistic films with plots about corruption, murder, political corruption, politics, dishonesty, assassination and conspiracy mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Whistleblower: Gold (2016), Yesterday's Promise (1994), Bingo (1974), Godfather's Story (2013), Red Corner (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Gold (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is about the lives of simple folk caught between the crossfire of Kapitana accused of political patronage, and Patrol Kalikasan using the environment as a front for their own political and economic interests on the small mining community.
Plot: political thriller, boat, environmentalist, corruption, massacre, gold, fisherman, island, social injustice, mining, death of dog, struggle ...
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95%
Yesterday's Promise (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Three strong-willed sisters face tough choices.
Style: suspense
Plot: gun, bubble bath, court, banquet, gore, sister sister relationship, psychopath, controversy, murder of friend, proletarian, political thriller, half sister ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.1
 124
Bingo (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young photographer is entangled in a terrorist plot against a right wing politician in an election campaign.
Plot: terrorist, terrorist group, political thriller, terrorism, industrialist, corruption, politics, election, kidnapping, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, conspiracy
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Godfather's Story (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Godfather's story is the story of the greatest of Czech post-revolutionary 'entrepreneurs'. His activities often crossed the edge of the law, and his life ended bullet assassin.
Plot: corruption, journalist, exploitation, death by shooting, organized crime, severed head
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 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, disturbing, thought provoking, talky ...
Plot: murder, frame up, false accusation, legal action, fighting the system, political corruption, death penalty, justice, state affairs, dishonesty, male protagonist, murder investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.0
 114
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: neo noir, fighting the system, political corruption, political intrigue, political conspiracy, terrorism, assassination, investigation, politics, cafe, race against time, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Back in the U.S.S.R. (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: During Gorbachev's perestroika, a Chicago student, visits Moscow while the Soviet Union is changing from Communist to Wild West capitalist society. Purely by bad luck, he becomes a pawn in a dangerous cat and mouse game for a precious icon.
Style: captivating, tense, cynical, entertaining, suspense
Plot: vengeance, crimes, danger, corruption, smuggling, escapades, dishonesty, culture clash, life is a bitch, friendship, rivalry, betrayal ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, state affairs, murder, political corruption, politics, crime, fighting the system, supreme court, professor, investigation, fbi, amateur detective ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new orleans, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Death of a Corrupt Man (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In the middle of the night, deputy Philippe Dubaye wakes up his old friend Xavier Maréchal with disturbing news: he has just killed Serrano, a racketeer with extant political connections. Serrano kept proofs of Dubaye's involvement in corrupt ...
Style: suspense
Plot: window washer, hunting party, french politics, mistress, villain, diary, falling, dead woman, attempted murder, murder disguised as suicide, document, lawyer client relationship ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 47K
Absolute Power (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A master thief coincidentally is robbing a house where a murder in which the President of The United States is involved occurs in front of his eyes. He is forced to run yet may hold evidence that could convict the President. A political thriller ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: secret service, political corruption, assassination, crime, uncover truth, state affairs, crimes, witnessing a crime, family relations, dishonesty, deadly, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.3
 22K
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, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: assassination, military, politics, political corruption, liberal, protest, photojournalist, cia, police, government, courtroom drama, journalism ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.1
 128K
State of Play (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Handsome, unflappable U.S. Congressman Stephen Collins is the future of his political party: an honorable appointee who serves as the chairman of a committee overseeing defense spending. All eyes are upon the rising star to be his party's ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: murder, politics, political conspiracy, newspaper, corruption, journalist, congress, investigative journalism, investigation, assassination, conspiracy, reporter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, serious, political drama
Plot: political conspiracy, assassination, investigation, conspiracy, uncover truth, crimes, witnessing a crime, political corruption, fighting the system, deadly, dishonesty, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: yale university
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
What the Eye Doesn't See (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Peru
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Through out six different and yet parallel stories that take place during the corrupted goverment during the 90s in Peru, Lombardi tells the moral decomposition that ran through all classes and generations of the peruvian society.
Style: mind bending, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: politics, state affairs, crimes, manipulations, murder, society, dishonesty, deadly, political corruption, political unrest, government, corruption
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: peru, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.5
 214
They Returned (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 94 min.
Story: They Returned is a beautifully touching and unnerving story about the unexplained disappearance of three children, two boys and one girl, and their reappearance three days later in a semi-autistic state. Not even the children themselves are able to ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, bleak
Plot: murder, political corruption, paranormal, missing person, investigation, missing child, abandoned hospital, teacher, blood, bathtub, strangulation, genital mutilation ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 121K
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: tense, realistic, serious, thought provoking, suspense ...
Plot: terrorism, cia, globalization, politics, corruption, espionage, capitalism, spy, political unrest, political conspiracy, deal, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, lebanon, persia, usa, switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.1
 86K
Runaway Jury (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A juror on the inside and a woman on the outside manipulate a court trial involving a major gun manufacturer.
Style: captivating, tense, cynical, suspense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jury, lawyer, trial, courtroom drama, corruption, courtroom, society, fighting the system, righting the wronged, court, dishonesty, bribery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, ohio, cincinnati ohio, new orleans, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.0
 9K
The Fool (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Fool is a movie about a simple plumber. An honest man, he is up against an entire system of corrupted bureaucrats. At stake are the lives of 800 inhabitants of an old dorm that is at risk of collapsing within the span of the night.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, suspense, tense, serious ...
Plot: fighting the system, injustice, moral dilemma, violence, rebellion, corruption, small town, evacuation, courage, catastrophe, lone hero, apartment building ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Un eroe borghese (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An intriguing look at a sinister web of power,linking politics and the mafia in modern day Italy.
Plot: sicilian, friend, trust, husband wife relationship, friendship, speech, prime minister, politics, bank, murder, corruption, corporation ...
Place: sicily, italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Dancer Upstairs (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A police detective in a South American country is dedicated to hunting down a revolutionary guerilla leader.
Style: atmospheric, tense, captivating, serious, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, politics, police detective, dance school, danger, crimes, political unrest, fighting crime, corruption, terrorism, ballet, dancing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, spain, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.2
 77K
Arlington Road (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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: tense, suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns, bleak ...
Plot: terrorism, paranoia, murder, terrorist, bomb, professor, fbi, uncover truth, danger, conspiracy, deadly, mysterious character ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, kansas, washington d.c., st. louis missouri, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Muslim Magnum .357 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When the Muslim princess Ameera is kidnapped by a local crime syndicate, undercover cop Lt. Jamal Razul a.k.a Magnum is given the task of getting her back. Aided by fellow officer Joselito Ibanez, Razul discovers that there’s more to the ...
Style: sinister, suspense
Plot: corrupt official, violence, murder, brutality, corruption, girl, feud, revenge, missing person, schoolboy, heroic bloodshed, muslim ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.2
 2K
Call Girl (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Portugal, Brazil
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A powerful entrepreneur wants to build an exclusive resort hotel in Villanova, but he discovers the location he has in mind is protected by local land-use regulations. He hires Maria, a beautiful and elegant prostitute, to seduce the mayor, leaving ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, sexy, sexual, realistic
Plot: prostitute, crimes, love and romance, unfulfillment, cons and scams, dangerous attraction, crime, power relations, rivalry, ambition, small town, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 6.6
 9K
Suspect (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When a Supreme Court judge commits suicide and his secretary is found murdered, all fingers point to Carl Anderson (Liam Neeson), a homeless veteran who's deaf and mute. But when public defender Kathleen Riley (Cher) is assigned to his case, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, talky, suspense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, legal investigation, murder, false accusation, mystery, lawyer, dedicated lawyer, political conspiracy, murder mystery, dishonesty, power relations, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.4
 15K
Suburra (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A gangster known as "Samurai" wants to turn the waterfront of Rome into a new Las Vegas. All the local mob bosses have agreed to work for this common goal. But peace is not to last long.
Plot: mafia, female nudity, funeral, violence, speculation, escort, shooting, politics, prostitute, heroin, infidelity, church ...
Time: year 2011
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Hidden Agenda (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In Ireland, American lawyer Ingrid Jessner and her activist partner, Paul Sullivan, struggle to uncover atrocities committed by the British government against the Northern Irish during the "Troubles." But when Sullivan is assassinated in ...
Style: suspenseful, thought provoking, tense, bleak, serious ...
Plot: politics, investigation, terrorism, parade, torture, ira, political intrigue, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, political corruption, assassination ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, england, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Nothing But the Truth (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When reporter Rachel Armstrong writes a story that reveals the identity of a covert CIA operative, the government demands that Rachel reveal her source. She defies the special prosecutor and is thrown in jail. Meanwhile, her attorney, Albert ...
Style: intense, tense, suspenseful, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: cia, journalism, journalist, courtroom drama, lawyer, reporter, assassination attempt, corruption, dishonesty, fighting the system, price of justice, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Murder on the Border (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Soon after he's assigned to defend an officer who shot a young Hispanic boy crossing the U.S.-Mexican border, attorney Eduardo Martinez learns that his own family is planning to enter the country illegally. But when his client offers to help ...
Plot: racism, motel, corruption, lawyer, murder, courtroom, illegal immigration
Place: phoenix arizona, usa, arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.5
 88K
Money Monster (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Financial TV host Lee Gates and his producer Patty are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor takes over their studio.
Style: suspense, entertaining, clever, intense, tense ...
Plot: police, stock market, bomb, hostage, capitalism, surveillance, corruption, paranoia, conspiracy, money, sniper, revenge ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mine, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.2
 72K
Broken City (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In a broken city rife with injustice, ex-cop Billy Taggart seeks redemption and revenge after being double-crossed and then framed by its most powerful figure, the mayor. Billy's relentless pursuit of justice, matched only by his streetwise ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, mayor, betrayal, politics, election, political corruption, crime, uncover truth, crimes, life turned upside down, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new orleans, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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