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The Blind Spot (2013)
Original name: Der blinde Fleck
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The true story of a journalist who investigates the backgrounds of the Oktoberfest terror attack of 1980.
Plot: journalist, unsolved crime, whistleblower, government conspiracy, terrorist attack, investigative journalism, neo nazi, government coverup, german history, bombing, investigative reporter, witness, husband wife relationship, conspiracy
Time: year 1980, year 2006, year 1983, year 2011
Place: munich germany, bavaria

Most similar movies to The Blind Spot

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about politics, husband wife relationship, journalist, state affairs, death, conspiracy and betrayal mostly in Drama, Thriller and History genres. Some movies like The Blind Spot: The Tunnel (2001), Der Fall Barschel (2015), Wackersdorf (2018), Friends (2000), Balloon (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Tunnel (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, Olympic swimmer Harry Melchior defects from East Germany in the 1960s and hatches a daring plot to help his sister and others flee East Berlin through a 145-yard underground tunnel.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, serious, captivating ...
Plot: tunnel, political unrest, politics, betrayal, escape, berlin wall, cold war, parents and children, border, danger, communism, state affairs ...
Time: 1960s
Place: germany, europe, german democratic republic, east berlin, east germany ...
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Der Fall Barschel (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 177 min.
Story: The Barschel case is one of the most important political scandals in recent German history. Not least because it has remained unsolved. Countless speculations and conspiracy theories have grown up to the present day to the dramatic death of the ...
Plot: press conference, government coverup, husband wife conflict, unfaithful husband, marital problem, corrupt politician, german abroad, dead body in a bathtub, husband wife relationship, politician, hotel room, political cover up ...
Time: year 1987
Place: geneva switzerland, zurich switzerland, hamburg germany, beirut lebanon
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84%
 7.4
 99
Wackersdorf (2018)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Plot: fence, police brutality, disagreement, protestor, political protest, german history, riot police, forest, protest sign, paramilitary, microphone, husband wife relationship
Time: year 1986
Place: bavaria, munich germany
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65%
 5.6
 161
Friends (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Plot: betrayal, drugs, police
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.9
 651
Balloon (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two families attempt a daredevil plan to escape DDR with a homemade hot air balloon, but it crashes just before the border. The Stasi finds traces of this attempt to escape and immediately starts investigations, while the two families are forced to ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: electrician, physicist, lieutenant colonel, two on a motorcycle, secret plan, first kiss, u.s. embassy, american abroad, pharmacist, sewing machine, manhunt, sewing ...
Time: year 1979, year 1989
Place: east germany, west germany, kindergarten, east berlin east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, severed head, death by shooting, organized crime, exploitation
Time: 1990s
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49%
Shock and Awe (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of journalists covering George Bush's planned invasion of Iraq in 2003 are skeptical of the presidents claim that Saddam Hussein has "weapons of mass destruction."
Style: tense, suspenseful, factual, suspense, brutal
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, reporter, investigative journalism, newspaper, expose, heroic mission, politics, propaganda, iraq war, violent, political, american soldier ...
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42%
 7.6
 254K
Bridge of Spies (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany, India, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: During the Cold War, the Soviet Union captures U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers after shooting down his U-2 spy plane. Sentenced to 10 years in prison, Powers' only hope is New York lawyer James Donovan, recruited by a CIA operative to negotiate ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, dramatic ...
Plot: cold war, cia, legal, lawyer, spy, espionage, pilot, undercover, state affairs, government agency, rescue, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1957, year 1960 ...
Place: usa, soviet union, europe, east germany, germany ...
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42%
 8.0
 127K
JFK (1991)
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, disturbing, realistic, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: president, political conspiracy, assassination, investigation, cia, conspiracy, government, kennedy assassination, death, political corruption, gay slur, district attorney ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1963
Place: new orleans, washington d.c., cuba, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.1
 160
Hotel Mumbai (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Based on the 2009 documentary Surviving Mumbai about the Mumbai attacks in 2008 at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in India.
Plot: compassion, australian, reception, waiter, cafe, hostage, journalist, hotel, reporter, chef, hotel lobby, terrorist ...
Time: year 2008
Place: india, australia, adelaide south australia, bombay india, taj mahal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Pentagon Papers (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This compelling political drama is based on the true story of high-ranking Pentagon official Daniel Ellsberg, who, during the Nixon era, strove to preserve American democracy by leaking top-secret documents to the New York Times and Washington Post. ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: vietnam war, anti war, politics, whistleblower, head of state, uncover truth, war, idealism, political conspiracy, political corruption, campaign, fighting the system ...
Place: asia, usa, vietnam, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
 405
The Gustloff (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Joseph Vilsmaier Two-part TV movie focuses on the tragic events surrounding the sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff, a German passenger ship, at the end of World War II. On 30 January 1945, Captain Hellmuth Kehding was in charge of the ship, evacuating ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: ship, torpedo, wartime life, downfall, ocean or sea, danger, soldier, chaos and mayhem, confined, escapades, military, evacuation ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.6
 194K
Munich (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, tense, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, assassination, secret agents, revenge, politics, terrorism, vengeance, murder, jewish, justice, morality, tragedy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: europe, israel, middle east, lebanon, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
All the President's Men (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National headquarters. He is surprised to find top lawyers already on the defense case, and the discovery of ...
Style: talky, suspenseful, realistic, clever, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, politics, journalism, newspaper, political corruption, president, journalist, newspaper man, political conspiracy, political intrigue, white house, republican ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, washington d.c., mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.1
 207K
Valkyrie (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Wounded in Africa during World War II, Nazi Col. Claus von Stauffenberg returns to his native Germany and joins the Resistance in a daring plan to create a shadow government and assassinate Adolf Hitler. When events unfold so that he becomes a ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, factual, bad ending, realistic ...
Plot: resistance, assassination attempt, treason, war, betrayal, nazis, bomb, conspiracy, courage, deception, plan gone awry, nazism ...
Time: year 1944, 20th century, 40s, year 1943, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, munich germany, tunisia ...
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Chappaquiddick (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ted Kennedy's life and political career become derailed in the aftermath of a fatal car accident in 1969 that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne.
Plot: suffocation, car accident, senator, scandal, bridge, kennedy family, rowboat, pride, police chief, repeated scene, drunk, drunk driving ...
Time: 1960s, year 1969, year 1972, year 1980, year 1960
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Early Warning (1981)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Batshit-insane christian propaganda from the early 80s. From the VHS dust jacket: "A fully dramatic feature film which gives a glimpse at incredible events which may well be taking place today - events which have perilous significance when ...
Style: christian film
Plot: training camp, bible prophecy, christianity, christian, desert, helicopter, astronomer, secret society, 666, survivalist, bible, bank ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Last King of Scotland (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Young Scottish doctor, Nicholas Garrigan decides it's time for an adventure after he finishes his formal education, so he decides to try his luck in Uganda, and arrives during the downfall of President Obote. General Idi Amin comes to power and ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: dictatorship, doctor, against humanity, politics, head of state, right hand man, assistant, corruption, polygamy, dictator, torture, attempted murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: uganda, africa, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Dirty Hearts (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Brazil, Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1945, Japan surrendered to the United States and the Second World War was over. Right? Wrong. For eighty percent of the Japanese community in Brazil, Japan had won the war and defeat was nothing more than American propaganda. The few immigrants ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: immigrants, society, crumbling marriage, terrorism, crimes, state affairs, unfulfillment, couples, life is a bitch, murder, violence, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1945
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Good Shepherd (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Edward Wilson, the only witness to his father's suicide and member of the Skull and Bones Society while a student at Yale, is a morally upright young man who values honor and discretion, qualities that help him to be recruited for a career in ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, epic, atmospheric ...
Plot: cold war, spy, cia, espionage, invasion, betrayal, kgb, mentor, intrigue, idealism, politics, poet ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, year 1960 ...
Place: cuba, usa, congo, africa, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.1
 163K
The Promise (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, a love triangle develops between Mikael, a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated artist Ana, and Chris, a renowned American journalist based in Paris.
Style: factual, heartbreaking, suspenseful, sentimental, rough ...
Plot: love triangle, journalist, armenian genocide, genocide, medical student, mass murder, tragic love, forced marriage, love affair, family relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, running for your life ...
Time: 1910s
Place: ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, turkey, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
 5K
Rhino Season (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Iraq, Turkey
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Kurdish-Iranian poet Sahel has just been released from a thirty-year prison sentence in Iran. Now the one thing keeping him going is the thought of finding his wife, who thinks he's been dead for over twenty years.
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, stylized, tense ...
Plot: haunted by the past, injustice, release from prison, iranian, life is a bitch, love and romance, unfulfillment, tragic hero, love triangle, tragic love, unfulfilled love, prison life ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 80s, 90s
Place: middle east, iran, turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.1
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Unter Nachbarn (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Good Neighbour is a 2011 German film directed by Stephan Rick. It premiered in competition at the 2011 Shanghai International Film Festival and was screened at the 2011 Montreal World Film Festival and the Hof International Film Festival.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological
Plot: journalism, friendship, crimes, deadly, male friendship, journalist, car accident, neighbor, psychopath
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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World Trade Center (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: On September, 11th 2001, after the terrorist attack to the World Trade Center, the building collapses over the rescue team from the Port Authority Police Department. Will Jimeno and his sergeant John McLoughlin are found alive trapped under the ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, bleak, rough ...
Plot: 9/11, survival, runaway, terrorism, alarm clock, marine, trapped, rescue team, hospital, september 11 2001, rescue, skyscraper ...
Time: 21st century, year 2001, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, pentagon, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The German Doctor (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain, Norway, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Patagonia, 1960. A German physician meets an Argentinean family and follows them on the long desert road to Bariloche where Eva, Enzo and their three children are going to open a lodging house by the Nahuel Huapi lake. This model family reawakens ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, tense
Plot: hidden identity, doctor, german, on the run, dishonesty, mysterious character, teenage love, coming of age, family life, youth, family relations, wanted ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 1960s, year 1960
Place: argentina, latin america, patagonia, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
All the King's Men (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of an idealist's rise to power in the world of Louisiana politics and the corruption that leads to his ultimate downfall. Based on the1946 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel written by Robert Penn Warren.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, biting ...
Plot: politics, mistress, blackmail, political corruption, corruption, manipulation, scandal, governor, journalist, ambition, dishonesty, rise and fall ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 1950s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.5
 17K
Salvador (1986)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA, Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A second rated journalist from the US tries his luck in El Salvador during the military dictatorship in the 1980s.
Style: realistic, tense, serious, rough, captivating ...
Plot: journalism, civil war, politics, war, photojournalist, journalist, civil rights movement, war correspondent, dictatorship, dictator, crimes, media ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: central america, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Zweimal zweites Leben (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A husband has to cope with his wife being comatose after an accident.
Plot: restaurant owner, coping, man slaps a man, carrying someone, father in law son in law relationship, photo album, beer drinking, journalist, musician, horse, restaurant, husband wife relationship ...
Place: munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.3
 49K
Thirteen Days (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Dramatisation of the Cuban Missile Crisis, the nuclear standoff with the USSR sparked by the discovery by the Americans of missle bases established on the Soviet allied island of Cuba. Shown from the perspective of the US President, John F Kennedy, ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: politics, white house, cold war, military, president, nuclear threat, head of state, leadership, usa president, threat, atomic bomb, race against time ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1962
Place: usa, cuba, manhattan new york city, washington d.c., pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
March of millions (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In 1944 many Germans in Eastern Prussia believed like Lena von Mahlenberg, daughter of a local aristocrat, that Hitler would surrender and spare them from being invaded by the vengeful Russian Red Army. He didn't and they had to flee.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, emotional, touching
Plot: anti heroes, survival, wartime life, danger, war, life is a bitch, parents and children, woman in danger, family relations, refugee, evacuation, horse drawn carriage ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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