Movies like Across the Crescent Moon

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Across the Crescent Moon (2017)
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Across the Crescent Moon (2017)
Original name: Across The Crescent Moon
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The story revolves around a SAF exemplary Agent, Abbas Misani a Muslim who is married to Emma, whose parents with strict Christian upbringing would not accept both Abbas and Emma to their family.
Plot: terrorist, kidnapping, muslim, human trafficking, kidnapper, police officer, acceptance

Most similar movies to Across the Crescent Moon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, disturbing, tense and intense films with plots about kidnapping, terrorist, murder, police officer, terrorism, sex and rape mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Across the Crescent Moon: Coming Out Alive (1980), Hindustan Ki Kasam (1999), Frame-Up II: The Cover-Up (1992), Ekis: Walang Tatakas (1999), Hostage (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Coming Out Alive (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A woman hires a contract-killer when her ex-husband kidnaps her son.
Plot: kidnapping, terrorist, assassin, handicap, father, son
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Hindustan Ki Kasam (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A mother gives birth to twins. Unfortunately, they are separated. One of the children ends up in neighbouring Pakistan and grows up a devout Muslim named Tauheed, while the other grows up as a Hindu named Ajay. With the on-going rivalry and hatred ...
Plot: airport, patriot, patriotism, soldier, dual role, muslim, terrorist, hindu
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Frame-Up II: The Cover-Up (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The bank president in a small California town isn't quite the upstanding citizen he appears to be--he's a corrupt killer, who has just kidnapped the wife and daughter of the local sheriff.
Plot: police officer, kidnapping, sheriff, corruption, police
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ekis:  Walang Tatakas (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: A reluctant kidnapper tries to leave his life of crime behind in this sexy thriller. Gene works for the local underworld syndicate but always treats his abductees with kindness. He begins a dangerous affair with ex-bar girl Dolor, who's ...
Plot: erotica, sex, ransom, adultery, kidnapping
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hostage (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The leader of a South African Nation is imprisoned. His followers, led by Zabo, hijack a plane with the intent to use the passengers as hostages to trade for his release. They select a plane carrying a religious leader to use as their main hostage. ...
Plot: murder, hostage, terrorist, hijacking, quicksand
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tripwire (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A band of ruthless international terrorists led by Josef Szabo (David Warner) hijack a speeding railroad train loaded with a full arsenal of powerful military weaponry capable of threatening world peace. The only hero who can stop the ...
Plot: terrorism, death of son, government agent, kidnapping, dead boy, terrorist, murder
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Riding the Edge (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Teenage cyclist rescues his dad from terrorists in the Middle East. "Iron Eagle" on a motorcycle.
Plot: microchip, rescue, terrorist, hostage, desert, espionage, motorcycle, dirt bike
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Kyoto Connection (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Christina, on arriving in Japan, acquaints a Japanese man at the airport who looks like a sap. He takes her to his apartment where he brutally rapes her and keeps her hostage and bound in chains. Christina's alluring beauty eventually enchants ...
Plot: rape, sex, exploitation, rapist, female nudity, kidnapper, swedish, kidnapping, bomb, stockholm syndrome, drug, drug smuggling
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Clementine (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Kim, a Taekwondo champion decides to give up his fighting career for good in order to take care of his daughter Sa Rang. But when an evil gambling kingpin kidnaps Sa Rang, Kim must agree to fight in a rigged boxing match in exchange for Sa ...
Plot: kidnapping, taekwondo, martial arts, mixed martial arts, hand to hand combat, tough guy, single father, fight, cage fighting, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, violence ...
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Lost Command (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: Philipino War Movie
Plot: murder, child uses gun, shot in the head, terrorist, jungle, rape, stabbing, child, gun, bus, machine gun, soldier ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Russian Terminator (1989)
Genre: Action
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An ex-mercenary is enlisted back into the life to rescue the boyfriend of the daughter of a powerful mogul.
Plot: kidnapping, ninja, boxer shorts, helicopter, kidnapped, kidnapper, bathtub, gangster
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Savages from Hell (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When the leader of a vicious motorcycle gang finds a farmworker's son flirting with his woman, he beats the boy senseless, then kidnaps the farmworker's daughter.
Plot: kidnapping, biker, motorcycle, motorcycle gang, attempted rape
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Khadgam (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Khadgam is a 2002 Telugu language Patriotic movie produced by Sunkara Madhu Murali under Karthikeya Movies banner. The film features Srikanth, Ravi Teja, Prakash Raj, Sangeetha, Sonali Bendre and Kim Sharma in the lead roles. Music has been ...
Plot: casting couch, murder, brother brother relationship, patriotism, aspiring actor, religious fanatic, terrorism, police officer, muslim, death of girlfriend, hindu, terrorist ...
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42%
Wala Ka Nang Puwang Sa Mundo (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: After many years of imprisonment, Miguel is finally freed. On the day of his liberation, Miguel promises himself a clean and honest life to win back the family he has lost during his incarceration. However, nobody wants to take in an ex-convict, his ...
Plot: shot to death, kidnapping, elderly, ex convict, sauna, accomplice, pistol, blood, violence, child murder, explosion, driver ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Tagore (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Tagore (Chiranjeevi) creates his own vigilante military network called the Anti-Corruption Force (ACF) that eliminates the most corrupt individuals, from all walks of life, in a systematic manner. As pressure builds on Police and Government to track ...
Plot: prison, corruption, death, stabbed to death, vigilantism, vigilante, bribery, ice cream, protest, tragic event, murder, ocean ...
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Acts of Violence (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When his fiancee is kidnapped by human traffickers, Roman and his ex-military brothers set out to track her down and save her before it is too late. Along the way, Roman teams up with Avery, a cop investigating human trafficking and fighting the ...
Style: disturbing, tense, exciting, intense
Plot: human trafficking, abduction, police, brother brother relationship, murder, criminal, vigilantism, post traumatic stress disorder, kidnapping, finance, tape over mouth, ex soldier ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Martyr (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Ajay Rathore is a no-nonsense police officer from Mumbai Crime Branch. Long time ago his elder brother was killed by terrorists which caused him to quit his medical studies and join Indian Police Service. He is a great admirer of Pakistan-based ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: singer, terrorism, muslim, murder, fall in love, chase, rivalry, bollywood, investigation, vengeance, on the run, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: pakistan, india, asia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
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American Rampage (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: revenge, police officer killed, lapd, cartel, police officer, drug dealer
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Beyond Betrayal (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Joanne is married to Bradley, who's a cop and who abuses her. One day she decides to run away. She then meets Sam, who is separated from his wife, who is obsessed with him. Bradley finds Joanne and the lead takes him to Sam's boat. Now his ...
Plot: murder, physical abuse, police officer, boat, terror, stalking, abusive husband
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Amarkalam (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Vasu is a tough street crook who lives at a movie theater. One day while transporting the reels of a new film, he clashes with a music student Mohana. Mohana is the daughter of the Police Commissioner, who Tulsidas an ex-gang leader released from ...
Plot: deception, love, flashback, film reel, police officer, ex convict, movie theatre, paternity revealed, kidnapping, anti hero
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Red Ridge (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Red Ridge chronicles the scandalous true events currently taking place in small towns along the Texas/Mexico border. Innocent young women are being kidnapped and forced into sexual slavery and prostitution. Like the independent films Monster and ...
Plot: prostitution, murder, rape, barbed wire, torture, kidnapping, tape over mouth, attempted rape, slavery, human trafficking, bondage
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Saai sau kwong lung (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The theme of the film is ethics. Sammo Hung is a retired cop who trains assassins to do the jobs of cops, whom Sammo sees as unable to do the right things. He sends his four students to assassinate drug dealers. They more than complete the job when ...
Plot: police officer shot, police officer shot in the chest, killed in police car, police officer, police shootout, police officer killed, police officer shot through the heart, police officer shot in the back
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Street Wars (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young man takes over as the head of a crack dealing outfit after his brother, the gang's leader, is murdered.
Plot: revenge, glider, assassination, street gang, muslim, aviation, transsexual, machine gun
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Nightforce (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A U.S. senator's daughter and friend go to Mexico to save her kidnapped girlfriend from terrorists.
Plot: terrorism, senator, rescue mission, jungle, terrorist, female nudity, missing person
Place: south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Double Blast (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two kids with martial arts training and their black belt father rescue a professor from gangsters who want a stone tablet that she has discovered may lead to untold riches.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, art, escapades, battles, friends, friendship, rivalry, one man army, danger, gang, family ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Birador (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: Mike Santana is technically as person for he uses his position as a policeman to savagely murder people; he also manhandles his wife Gina. His partner in service is Frankie, a young loyal police who sticks with him through thick and thin. But in end ...
Plot: police corruption, adultery, jail, corrupt cop, hospital, judge, police officer, religious faith, investigation, assassin, bank robbery, fight ...
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33%
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Caged No More (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Aggie, A 67 year-old Black Cajun, has just stepped into her worst nightmare. Her two granddaughters have disappeared, and the only clue she possesses is a forgotten laptop. Aware she only has a short window of time, she feels helpless to save them ...
Plot: human trafficking, white slavery, sex trafficking, sex trade, religious, drug overdose, faith, prayer, brothel, christian, prostitution, auction ...
Place: greece, athens greece, louisiana
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Termination Man (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a Serbian terrorist blackmails NATO and the U.N. with a deadly nerve gas, a covert squad is the Free World's last hope. Led by Dylan Pope they must "terminate" the threat before it terminates them!
Plot: sex, terrorism, agent, traitor, roadblock, terrorist, poison gas
Place: serbia, bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Commando Squad (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An American narcotics agent takes her squad to Mexico, where she must break up a drug-smuggling gang that has also kidnapped her boyfriend.
Plot: sex, drugs, female nudity, smuggling, gang, commando, kidnapping, boyfriend girlfriend relationship
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Stranglehold (1994)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Deep inside the nation's top chemical weapons facility, a brilliant terrorist takes a Congresswoman hostage. The Navy can't stop him. The Air Force can't reach him. The Coast Guard can't kill him. Only one man can do the job: ...
Plot: terrorist, kickboxing, hostage, terrorism, military, agent
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