Movies like Whistleblower 2016

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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, suspenseful, tense and serious films with plots about corruption, political corruption, dishonesty, murder, politics, crimes and conspiracy mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Whistleblower: Gold (2016), Yesterday's Promise (1994), Gangster Kittens (2016), Justice (2014), Bingo (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.6
 116
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: social injustice, fisherman, political thriller, boat, corruption, massacre, island, gold, abuse, dog, mining, trafficking ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: sibling rivalry, politics, funeral, family feud, greed, party, banquet, feud, lawyer, controversy, lie, deception ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Gangster Kittens (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Story: An uncompromising portrait of the struggles of a resplendent teenager with an anarchic spirit, fighting to maintain her existence in the bleak urban landscape of London. Angel is a cool but troubled nymphet, disillusioned by the tedium and ...
Style: serious, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: violence, redemption, corruption, social injustice, controversy, teenage sexuality, kiss, party, parliament, orgy, nudity (full frontal - brief), dominatrix ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.1
 22
Justice (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A foul-mouthed woman fights for her soul in the belly of the city. Working for a human trafficking agency controlled by a powerful syndicate, she sees no evil, hears no evil. In a society like ours, you have only two choices—to be a victim or a ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, disturbing, bleak
Plot: woman in danger, moral dilemma, social decay, dishonesty, life is a bitch, danger, workplace, rivalry, workplace situations, political corruption, workplace intrigue, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 6.1
 129
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: conspiracy, corruption, kidnapping, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, nationalist, terrorism, industrialist, terrorist, politics, political thriller, terrorist group, election
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: journalist, corruption, exploitation, organized crime, severed head, death by shooting
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.3
 16K
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, thought provoking, serious, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, frame up, legal, false accusation, legal action, fighting the system, political corruption, death penalty, justice, dishonesty, state affairs, murder investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.4
 17K
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.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, factual
Plot: mafia, corruption, violence, politics, prostitute, speculation, drug use, revenge, sex scene, shooting, political corruption, female nudity ...
Time: year 2011
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 5.2
 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: neo noir, fighting the system, investigation, uncover truth, crimes, danger, rebellion, life is a bitch, government agency, dishonesty, society, assassination ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, police investigation, love and romance, police detective, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, political corruption, ambition, intrigue, lifestyle, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portugal, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.0
 383
Confess (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 89 min.
Story: political thriller that charts the exploits of disillusioned ex-hacker Terell Lessor. A return to New York, coupled with a humiliating attempt at getting a new job, serves as the catalyst for him to take action against those who slighted him in the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, undercover, prodigy, secret agents, society, dishonesty, political conspiracy, political corruption, political intrigue, vengeance, campaign, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
 3K
Crypto (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young agent is tasked with investigating a tangled web of corruption and fraud in New York.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating
Plot: hacker, banking, wall street, mafia, money laundering, hacking, finance, criminal underworld, corruption, economics, greed, iraq war veteran ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: political conspiracy, state affairs, crime, murder, political corruption, politics, crimes, fighting the system, supreme court, woman in danger, professor, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new orleans, new york, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.5
 934
The Corrupted (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set ahead of the 2012 London Olympics, the film follows Liam (Sam Claflin), an ex-con trying to win back the love and trust of his family. He has lost everything at the hands of a local crime syndicate run by Clifford Cullen (Spall), who has ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: society, corruption, escapades, family, friendship, danger, murder, parents and children, family relations, rivalry, small town, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, year 2002, year 2012
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, entertaining, tense, cynical, suspense
Plot: vengeance, danger, crimes, corruption, smuggling, dishonesty, escapades, culture clash, life is a bitch, rivalry, betrayal, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.0
 11K
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, suspense, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Plot: fighting the system, injustice, moral dilemma, society, violence, rebellion, corruption, small town, lone hero, evacuation, courage, apartment building ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 ...
Plot: political conspiracy, assassination, conspiracy, kennedy assassination, investigation, government corruption, uncover truth, political corruption, crimes, witnessing a crime, dedicated lawyer, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: yale university
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.1
 133K
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, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Plot: political conspiracy, murder, politics, newspaper, corruption, journalist, congress, reporter, investigative journalism, investigation, assassination, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 8.0
 50K
Special 26 (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: In the early 1980s in India, a group of con artists rob well-known businessmen and politicians by posing as officers of the Central Bureau of Intelligence or income tax officials. The gang stages fake raids during which they steal great amounts of ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: heist, cons and scams, crimes, corruption, partners in crime, theft, dishonesty, robbery, impersonation, con artists, danger, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The Manchurian Candidate is a political thriller from American director John Frankenheimer. An American soldier is brainwashed into being a killer for the communist Russians during the Korean War.
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, surreal, thought provoking ...
Plot: conspiracy, political thriller, political conspiracy, cold war, brainwashing, election, communism, uncover truth, nightmare, nervous breakdown, strangulation, suicide ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: new york, korea, usa, washington d.c., china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: suspense, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: missing person, race against time, kidnapping, mysterious villain, revenge, violence, mafia, princess, security, heroic bloodshed, villain, friendship ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 49K
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, family relations, crimes, assassination, crime, state affairs, witnessing a crime, uncover truth, deadly, dishonesty, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: photograph, corruption, murder, police, car chase, gun, machine gun, fear, chase, killer cop, racketeer, attempted murder ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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In the Shadow (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the former Czechoslovakia, 1950s, police captain Hakl investigates a jewelery robbery. An opened safe deposit leads to a known burglar. What seems an easy case soon starts to tangle. When he is called off the case, he continues on his own. The ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: neo noir, fighting the system, investigation, police detective, police investigation, political intrigue, law enforcement, dishonesty, political unrest, political conspiracy, dictatorship, conspiracy ...
Time: 1920s, 50s, 20s
Place: europe, czech republic, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 19K
City Hall (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The accidental shooting of a boy in New York leads to an investigation by the Deputy Mayor, and unexpectedly far-reaching consequences.
Style: tense, realistic, thought provoking, suspense, talky ...
Plot: investigation, political corruption, conspiracy, police, mayor, crimes, uncover truth, society, corruption, murder, mafia, idealism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, harlem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.3
 23K
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, thought provoking, bleak, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: conspiracy, assassination, military, politics, political corruption, photojournalist, protest, liberal, cia, government, police, courtroom drama ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Night Falls on Manhattan (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A newly elected District attorney finds himself in the middle of a police corruption investigation that may involve his father and his partner.
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, talky, suspenseful ...
Plot: district attorney, police corruption, corruption, courtroom drama, legal action, snitch, jury, police, police investigation, crime, crimes, hotshot lawyer ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: politics, crimes, society, dishonesty, state affairs, political unrest, political corruption, murder, deadly, government, manipulations, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: peru, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.5
 230
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, bleak, captivating, tense
Plot: abandoned hospital, murder, political corruption, paranormal, missing person, investigation, missing child, teacher, blood, child murder, shower, bathtub ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.1
 90K
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, stylized, tense, cynical, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jury, courtroom drama, lawyer, court, courtroom, trial, corruption, society, fighting the system, righting the wronged, justice, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, indiana, cincinnati ohio, ohio, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%