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Containment (2016)
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Containment (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An epidemic breaks out in Atlanta leaving the large city quarantined and those stuck on the inside fighting for their lives. This is the story of loved ones torn apart, and how the society that grows inside the quarantine reveals both the devolution of humanity and the birth of unlikely heroes.
Style: tense, exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: quarantine, tragic event, epidemic, virus, doctor, death, society, secret, blood, vaccine, conspiracy theory, police officer, twists & turns, trapped, friendship, murder, fight, latex gloves, surgical mask, container, medical mask, pregnancy
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, atlanta georgia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, tense, suspenseful and realistic films and TV series with plots about danger, society, murder, crimes, friendship, death and hospital mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Containment: Cordon (2014), Silver Spoon (2014), Contagion (2011), King Of Duval County (2019), Outsiders (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Cordon (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A cordon seals off a section of Antwerp when a deadly virus threatens the city. People are left to their own devices which brings out the best but also the worst.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: quarantine, virus, isolation, plague, apocalypse, disease, confined, human nature, chaos and mayhem, danger, chaos, blockade ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, antwerp, europe
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Silver Spoon (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Forced to become an apprentice cop, cocky playboy Igor finds he's got a knack for police work. But his job soon takes him down a dark personal path.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, danger, crimes, redemption, police, betrayal, friendship, colleague colleague relationship, fight scenes, revenge, adaptation, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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Contagion (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 106 min.
Story: As an epidemic of a lethal airborne virus - that kills within days - rapidly grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself.
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, emotional ...
Plot: plague, epidemic, quarantine, infected, scientist, fate of humanity, vaccine, chaos and mayhem, virus, death, paranoia, power of media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, asia, hong kong, geneva switzerland, atlanta georgia ...
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King Of Duval County (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: The Black Family a once powerful respected family has lost power in the city of Jacksonville.11 years has past and now the city is controlled by 4 family's.Young Antonio must return to the city and reclaim the Black family's respect and ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, enigmatic, bleak, disturbing
Plot: rivalry, crimes, vengeance, danger, dishonesty, murder, revenge, organized crime, violence, betrayal, death, friendship ...
Place: usa
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Outsiders (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A struggle for power and control set in the rugged and mysterious hills of Appalachia, "Outsiders" tells the story of the Farrell clan, a family of outsiders who've been in these parts since before anyone can remember. Living off the ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: off the grid, sheriff, crimes, friendship, society, lifestyle, hand to hand combat, brutality, life is a bitch, adaptation, gunfight, outsider ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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American Crime (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: An anthology drama focusing on all aspects of the U.S. criminal justice system dealing with crimes committed in America.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: courtroom, interracial relations, racism, crimes, family relations, society, parents and children, murder, legal, tragedy, courtroom drama, trial ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Chicago Med (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: An emotional thrill ride through the day-to-day chaos of the city's most explosive hospital and the courageous team of doctors who hold it together. They will tackle unique new cases inspired by topical events, forging fiery relationships in ...
Style: serious, sincere, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: doctor, hospital, surgery, nurse, patient, doctors and patients, emergency room, coworker relationship, medical student, treatment, medical profession, latex gloves
Place: chicago illinois
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Mountain Medic (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A medic lives with his small and strange family between the mountains and every episode he comes across a situation with not only his patients but also his family and friends.
Style: tense, disturbing, enigmatic, bleak, suspense
Plot: doctor, mountain, family relations, hospital, heroes, rescue, danger, husband wife relationship, twists & turns, disorder, teenager, society ...
Place: alps
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Between (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Between is the story of a town under siege from a mysterious disease that has wiped out everybody except those 21 years old and under. The series explores the power vacuum that results when a government has quarantined a 10-mile diameter area and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: isolation, virus, quarantine, youth, confined, survival, survivor, danger, chaos and mayhem, teenage life, death, escape attempt ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
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Do No Harm (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Do No Harm is an American drama that aired from January 31 through September 7, 2013, on NBC. The network placed a series order in May 2012. On November 12, 2012, NBC reduced its episode order for the series from 13 to 12 episodes, due to scheduling ...
Style: serious, tense
Plot: split personality, hospital, dissociative identity disorder, neurosurgeon, doctor, doctors and patients, mental disorders, workplace situations, workplace, mental illness, power relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The 4400 (2004)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 43 min.
Story: 4400 centers on the return of 4400 people who, previously presumed dead or reported missing, reappear on Earth. Though they have not aged physically, some of them seem to have deeper alterations ranging from superhuman strength to an unexplained ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: special agents, missing person, investigation, danger, psychic, mystery, time travel, quarantine, powerful corporation, government agency, fate of humanity, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
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The Resident (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A tough, brilliant senior resident guides an idealistic young doctor through his first day, pulling back the curtain on what really happens, both good and bad, in modern-day medicine.
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, realistic, compassionate
Plot: doctor, hospital, surgery, doctors and patients, workplace intrigue, medical, intern, treatment, nurse, coworker relationship, medical student, patient ...
Place: georgia, atlanta georgia
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Three Rivers (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Three Rivers is an American television medical drama that debuted on CBS on October 4, 2009, starring Alex O'Loughlin in the role of an infamous transplant surgeon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. On November 30, 2009, after just eight episodes of ...
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: doctor, moral dilemma, dealing with death, doctors and patients, workplace situations, race against time, human nature, hospital, transplant, power relations, change of heart, surgery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
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Betrayal (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Centers on Sara, a beautiful but unhappily married female photographer who begins a torrid affair with Jack, a lawyer for a powerful family.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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State of Affairs (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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Queen Sugar (2016)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 60 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, sentimental
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NCIS: New Orleans (2014)
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Duration: 42 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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Outbreak (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A deadly airborne virus finds its way into the USA and starts killing off people at an epidemic rate. Col Sam Daniels' job is to stop the virus spreading from a small town, which must be quarantined, and to prevent an over reaction by the White ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: usa, africa, california, utah, washington d.c. ...
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Still Star-Crossed (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A period drama that picks up where the famous story of Romeo and Juliet leaves off, charting the treachery, palace intrigue, and ill-fated romances of the Montagues and Capulets in the wake of the young lovers' tragic fate.
Style: touching, romantic, tense, emotional, exciting
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Time: contemporary
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Into the Badlands (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: In a land controlled by feudal barons, a great warrior and a young boy embark on a journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment. A genre-bending martial arts series very loosely based on the classic Chinese tale Journey to the West.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, warrior, adventure, murder, danger, rivalry, death, chase, vengeance, blood, fantasy world ...
Place: feudal japan
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Interview with the Assassin (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Out of work TV cameraman Ron Kobelski is approached by his formerly reclusive neighbor Walter Ohlinger. Ohlinger claims that he was the mysterious "second gunman" that shot and killed President Kennedy. Ohlinger has kept quiet all these ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, suspense
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The Slap (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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Style: tense, serious, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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27%
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Trauma (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When emergencies occur, the trauma team from San Francisco City Hospital is first on the scene, traveling by land, by sea or by air to reach their victims in time. From the heights of the city's Transamerica Pyramid to the depths of the San ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
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The Knick (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Set in downtown New York in 1900, 'The Knick' is centered on the Knickerbocker Hospital and the groundbreaking surgeons, nurses and staff who work there, pushing the bounds of medicine in a time of astonishingly high mortality rates and ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, rough, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: addiction, doctors and patients, hospital, surgeon, life is a bitch, gory, medicine, realism, workplace situations, drugs/alcohol, power relations, society ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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Close to Home (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Close to Home is an American crime drama television series co-produced by Warner Bros. Television and Jerry Bruckheimer Television for CBS. While in pre-production the series was known as American Crime. It first aired from October 4, 2005 to May ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, sentimental
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana
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Bosch (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Based on Michael Connelly's best-selling novels, these are the stories of relentless LAPD homicide Detective Harry Bosch who pursues justice at all costs. But behind his tireless momentum is a man who is haunted by his past and struggles to ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, police investigation, crimes, loner, riddles and clues, murder trial, danger, murder, determination, coworker, superior officer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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Secrets and Lies (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Detective Andrea Cornell is a tough, thorough Homicide Detective who leaves no stone unturned. Her unwavering dedication to her job makes her the most formidable opponent - or a highly valuable ally.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, police investigation, child killer, mystery, protagonist as suspect, who done it, law enforcement, life turned upside down, family relations, disorder, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Family (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: This thriller follows the return of a politician’s young son who was presumed dead after disappearing over a decade earlier. As the mysterious young man is welcomed back into his family, suspicions emerge — is he really who he says he is?
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak, melancholic
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Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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