Movies like Whistleblower

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Whistleblower
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: political conspiracy, political corruption, abuse of power, struggle, corrupt official, hypocrisy, political thriller, controversy, corruption
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Stalin
Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Russia, Hungary, USA
172 min.
 7.2
Hidden Agenda
Drama, Thriller
UK
108 min.
 7.0
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Most similar movies to Whistleblower

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspense and suspenseful films with plots about political corruption, politics, corruption, murder, political thriller, dishonesty and state affairs mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Whistleblower: Yesterday's Promise (1994), Z (1969), Hidden Agenda (1990), Stalin (1992), Romero (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Yesterday's Promise
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Three strong-willed sisters face tough choices.
Style: suspense
Plot: illegitimate daughter, monsignor, mausoleum, dictator, abuse of power, struggle, landlord, forgiveness, procession, sibling rivalry, greed, evil woman ...
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 8.2
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Z
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, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: assassination, politics, journalism, political corruption, investigation, fighting the system, corruption, conspiracy, brutality, tragedy, betrayal, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   81%
 
Hidden Agenda
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: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: politics, folk, dedicated lawyer, assassination, investigation, uncover truth, political corruption, parade, terrorism, torture, political intrigue, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, ireland, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   78%
 
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 7.2
 2K
Stalin
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Russia, Hungary, USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: The life and career of the brutal Soviet dictator, Josef Stalin.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, disturbing, suspense
Plot: head of state, leadership, society, paranoia, state affairs, murder, politics, deadly, power relations, life is a bitch, historical figure, kgb ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, year 1919 ...
Place: russia, soviet union
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System:   69%
    User:   74%
 
 7.2
 2K
Romero
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Romero is a compelling and deeply moving look at the life of Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador, who made the ultimate sacrifice in a passionate stand against social injustice and oppression in his county. This fil chronicles the transformation ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, dramatic, earnest ...
Plot: politics, murder, church, propaganda, assassination, corruption, poverty, death, revolution, political, world politics, clergy ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, south america
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System:   52%
    User:   60%
 
Clear and Present Danger
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, cia, assassination, spy, espionage, president, vengeance, violence, politics, chase, corruption, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: colombia, usa, washington d.c., venezuela, latin america ...
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System:   49%
    User:   49%
 
 6.3
 15K
Red Corner
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, suspense, serious, talky, realistic ...
Plot: murder, politics, death penalty, justice, political corruption, corruption, courtroom, legal action, lawyer, murder mystery, political, false accusation ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, asia, california
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    User:   40%
 
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Nothing But the Truth
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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, clever, serious ...
Plot: journalism, lawyer, corruption, cia, courtroom drama, storytelling, journalist, murder, political, secrets, political conspiracy, plot twist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   50%
 
 6.8
 101K
Street Kings
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tom Ludlow is a disillusioned L.A. Police Officer, rarely playing by the rules and haunted by the death of his wife. When evidence implicates him in the execution of a fellow officer, he is forced to go up against the cop culture he's been a ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, crime, undercover cop, corruption, police, murder, violence, vigilantism, police investigation, neo noir, redemption, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   50%
 
 6.1
 3K
Priceless
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: James, down on his luck and desperate for some quick cash, agrees to drive a small truck across country. He soon realizes that he's made a huge mistake and has inadvertently become involved in a dangerous human trafficking ring. The unlikely ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, christian film
Plot: dark past, young woman, human trafficking, injustice, oppression, death, christian, plot twist, playground, struggle, social injustice, spa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   37%
 
 7.0
 22K
The Contender
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Political thriller about Laine Hanson's nomination and confirmation as Vice President. An allegation that she was involved in a sexual orgy at the age of 19 is leaked to the press. As pressure mounts on Laine, she's torn between fighting ...
Style: talky, realistic, clever, suspense, serious ...
Plot: politics, idealism, president, conspiracy, morality, adultery, assassination, world politics, political, strong sexual content, head of state, white house ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, virginia, ohio, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   46%
 
 6.2
 110
Gold
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: death of dog, social injustice, mining, environmentalist, struggle, massacre, corruption, dog, gold, boat, abuse, political thriller ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   48%
 
 8.0
 127K
JFK
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.
Style: serious, factual, disturbing, dramatic, realistic ...
Plot: president, conspiracy, investigation, assassination, obsession, politics, assassin, courtroom, corruption, murder, paranoia, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1963, 1960s
Place: new orleans, vietnam, cuba, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   49%
 
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 7.2
 75K
Arlington Road
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: suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological, surprise ending ...
Plot: paranoia, terrorism, obsession, murder, conspiracy, chase, corruption, investigation, death, violence, uncover truth, conspiracy theory ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, west virginia, washington d.c., kansas, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   37%
 
The General's Daughter
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When the body of Army Capt. Elizabeth Campbell is found on a Georgia military base, two investigators, Warrant Officers Paul Brenner and Sara Sunhill, are ordered to solve her murder. What they uncover is anything but clear-cut. Unseemly details ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, surprise ending, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, military, investigation, betrayal, crime, conspiracy, mystery, rape, corruption, violence, reluctant partners, sexualized violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   44%
 
Executive Action
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Rogue intelligence agents, right-wing politicians, greedy capitalists, and free-lance assassins plot and carry out the JFK assassination in this speculative agitprop.
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, government agency, head of state, uncover truth, political conspiracy, sniper, assassin, cia, chases and races, crimes, politics, deadly ...
Time: year 1963
Place: dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   39%
 
The Manchurian Candidate
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: suspenseful, clever, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: conspiracy, brainwashing, cold war, assassin, assassination, communism, manipulation, political corruption, politics, paranoia, murder, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c., madison square garden manhattan new york city, north korea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   31%
 
 6.9
 118K
Syriana
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: realistic, tense, clever, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: political corruption, politics, assassination, corruption, capitalism, espionage, cia, terrorism, oil, suicide, islam, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, lebanon, europe, israel, switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   40%
 
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Assassination
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jay Killon is the bodyguard of the recently elected US president, but he is assigned to the first lady (Lara Royce). Lara hates Killon so she does all she can to escape. The story complicates when someone tries to kill Lara.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, entertaining ...
Plot: assassination, secret service, assassin, chase, violence, politics, conspiracy, assassins, chases and races, cancer, crimes, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: ireland, washington d.c., wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   31%
 
 5.3
 327
Confess
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, suspense ...
Plot: secret agents, espionage, fighting the system, vengeance, political conspiracy, political corruption, political intrigue, campaign, dishonesty, terrorism, rivalry, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   34%
 
I as in Icarus
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, serious, realistic, disturbing, political drama
Plot: assassination, dedicated lawyer, witnessing a crime, political conspiracy, conspiracy, legal investigation, investigation, uncover truth, political corruption, fighting the system, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: yale university
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   40%
 
Seven Days in May
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A U.S. Army general alerts the president of a planned military coup against him.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: politics, conspiracy, cold war, secret service, military, terrorism, betrayal, nuclear, president, white house, fighting the system, political ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, future
Place: russia, latin america, california, pentagon, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   30%
 
 6.4
 7K
The Package
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Experienced Green Beret sergeant Johnny Gallagher is escorting a prisoner, Airborne Ranger Thomas Boyette, back to the US, but Boyette escapes and Gallagher must risk life and limb to catch him.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, investigation, military, conspiracy, assassin, cold war, murder, police investigation, kidnapping, spy, betrayal, fugitives ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany, russia, washington d.c., chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   27%
 
 6.5
 4K
Call Girl
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Norway, Finland, Ireland
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Stockholm, late 1970s. Within a stone’s throw of government buildings and juvenile homes lies the seductive world of sex clubs, discotheques and private residences. Call Girl tells the story of how young Iris is recruited from the bottom of ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, stylized, clever ...
Plot: prostitute, strong sexual content, political corruption, danger, prostitution, dishonesty, power relations, life is a bitch, sexual abuse, political conspiracy, kids in trouble, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   35%
 
Shadow Conspiracy
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bobby Bishop (Sheen) is a special assistant to the President of the United States. Accidentally, he meets his friend professor Pochenko on the street. Pochenko has time to tell Bishop about some conspiracy in the White House but then immediately ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, conspiracy, chase, assassin, betrayal, president, politics, secret service, corruption, government agency, murder, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   29%
 
 4.4
 39K
Striptease
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bounced from her job, Erin Grant needs money if she's to have any chance of winning back custody of her child. But, eventually, she must confront the naked truth: to take on the system, she'll have to take it all off. Erin strips to ...
Style: sexy, erotic, touching, intense, sexual ...
Plot: dancing, nudity (full frontal - brief), custody, dishonesty, strip club, family problems, single parent, dancer's life, blackmail, manipulations, life is a bitch, farce ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   31%
 
 4.9
 113
Able Danger
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: government agency, assassination, neo noir, cafe, fighting the system, investigation, politics, race against time, terrorism, uncover truth, political conspiracy, political corruption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   34%
 
 6.1
 26K
Murder at 1600
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A secretary is found dead in a White House bathroom during an international crisis, and Detective Harlan Regis is in charge of the investigation. Despite resistance from the Secret Service, Regis partners with agent Nina Chance. As political ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: murder, secret service, investigation, politics, crime, conspiracy, president, murder mystery, chase, white house, corruption, assassin ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, korea, usa, washington d.c., north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   29%
 

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The Amateur
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A researcher for the CIA who convinces his superiors to send him to the eastern bloc in order to avenge the murder of his wife by enemy agents discovers a web of deception underneath his wife's death.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: secret agents, espionage, vengeance, political conspiracy, political corruption, political intrigue, working undercover, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, czech republic, italy, eastern europe, prague czechoslovakia
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System:   30%
    User:   31%
 
 6.6
 8K
Suspect
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, clever, tense, surprise ending, serious ...
Plot: mystery, murder, courtroom, courtroom drama, lawyer, crime, chase, conspiracy, dedicated lawyer, police investigation, murder mystery, homeless ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., vietnam
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System:   30%
    User:   24%
 
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