Movies like The Blind Spot

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The Blind Spot (2013)
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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, witness, terrorist attack, bombing, whistleblower, conspiracy, husband wife relationship, investigative reporter, neo nazi, german history, government coverup, investigative journalism, government conspiracy
Time: year 1980, year 2011, year 1983, year 2006
Place: bavaria, munich germany

Most similar movies to The Blind Spot

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about politics, husband wife relationship, conspiracy, journalist, betrayal, father son relationship and runaway mostly in Drama, Thriller and History genres. Some movies like The Blind Spot: The Tunnel (2001), Der Fall Barschel (2015), Wackersdorf (2018), Balloon (2018), Shock and Awe (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6K
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, politics, betrayal, escape, berlin wall, political unrest, cold war, parents and children, border, danger, communism, state affairs ...
Time: 1960s
Place: germany, europe, german democratic republic, east berlin, east germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: german abroad, dead body in a bathtub, corrupt politician, mysterious death, press conference, government coverup, marital problem, unfaithful husband, husband wife conflict, investigative reporter, political scandal, arms deal ...
Time: year 1987
Place: geneva switzerland, zurich switzerland, hamburg germany, beirut lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 7.2
 135
Wackersdorf (2018)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Plot: political protest, german history, police brutality, nuclear, riot police, disagreement, protestor, fence, forest, protest sign, paramilitary, microphone ...
Time: year 1986
Place: bavaria, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 7.8
 941
Balloon (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 125 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: border patrol, berlin wall, german history, escape plan, american abroad, teenage boy, teenage girl, interrogation, deserter, child in peril, sewing, pharmacy ...
Time: year 1989, year 1979
Place: east germany, german democratic republic, kindergarten, east berlin east germany, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, suspense, factual, suspenseful, brutal
Audience: boys' night
Plot: iraq war, reporter, conspiracy, expose, newspaper, investigative journalism, heroic mission, politics, propaganda, political, violent, journalist ...
Time: 2000s
Place: pentagon, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.9
 496
Hotel Mumbai (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA, India
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Based on the 2009 documentary Surviving Mumbai about the Mumbai attacks in 2008 at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in India.
Plot: terrorism, shooting, hotel, terrorist, terrorist attack, jihad, pakistani, counter terrorism, building, doorman, survivor, hostage situation ...
Time: year 2008
Place: pakistan, mumbai india, india, australia, taj mahal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.5
 164
Friends (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Plot: police, betrayal, drugs
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.1
 212K
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, bad ending, suspenseful, factual, realistic ...
Plot: resistance, assassination attempt, treason, betrayal, nazis, bomb, conspiracy, courage, deception, plan gone awry, nazism, wife husband relationship ...
Time: year 1944, 20th century, 40s, year 1943, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, bavaria, tunisia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: realistic, serious, suspense, intense, suspenseful ...
Plot: cold war, cia, espionage, lawyer, pilot, rescue, justice, danger, spy, mission, secret agent, fighter pilot ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1950s, year 1960 ...
Place: usa, soviet union, europe, east germany, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: christianity, christian, conspiracy, prayer, secret society, astronomer, desert, on the run, helicopter, bible, 666, survivalist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.6
 197K
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, tense, factual, based on true events ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, assassination, revenge, politics, terrorism, secret agents, murder, jewish, vengeance, justice, morality, tragedy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: middle east, europe, israel, lebanon, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: politics, investigation, journalism, newspaper, political corruption, journalist, president, newspaper man, political conspiracy, political intrigue, white house, republican ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: usa, washington d.c., mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, war, uncover truth, idealism, political conspiracy, political corruption, campaign, fighting the system ...
Place: asia, usa, vietnam, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: journalist, musician, ambulance, accident, hospital, hole in the wall, woman in a wheelchair, love triangle, falling in love, motorcycle, photo album, restaurant owner ...
Place: munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, exploitation, death by shooting, severed head, organized crime
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.0
 130K
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, captivating, thought provoking, disturbing, factual ...
Plot: president, political conspiracy, assassination, investigation, kennedy assassination, cia, fighting the system, political corruption, government, evidence, legal investigation, district attorney ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963
Place: new orleans, cuba, vietnam, washington d.c., texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: scandal, car accident, senator, suffocation, bridge, kennedy family, drunk driving, swimming underwater, meeting, insult, sailing, radio news ...
Time: 1960s, year 1969, year 1960, year 1980, year 1972
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Plot: cold war, spy, cia, espionage, betrayal, invasion, kgb, mentor, politics, double agent, suspicion, government agency ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, year 1961 ...
Place: cuba, usa, congo, africa, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 415
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 ⇓
33%
 7.1
 573
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: journalism, friendship, crimes, deadly, psychopath, neighbor, journalist, car accident, male friendship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Last Witness (2018)
Genre: History, Thriller
Country: UK, Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An ambitious young journalist uncovers the horrific slaughter of 22,000 Polish officers during World War II, a secret kept hidden for far too many years.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, atmospheric
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: journalist, refugee, post world war two, buried truth, murder, investigation, secrets, danger, love
Time: year 1947
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 513
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, sword, assassin, lie ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1945
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: serious, captivating, emotional, realistic, intense ...
Plot: politics, blackmail, mistress, political corruption, manipulation, journalist, scandal, governor, state affairs, rise to the top, fighting the system, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 1950s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 7.5
 18K
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, rough, serious, captivating ...
Plot: civil war, journalism, politics, war, photojournalist, dictator, civil rights movement, journalist, dictatorship, war correspondent, crimes, media ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: central america, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
 6K
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, iranian, release from prison, 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%
Shattered Glass (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fact-based 2003 drama about the young journalist Stephen Glass, who got a job at The New Republic in 1995 and for three years fabricated at least half of the stories he wrote.
Style: clever, realistic, talky, serious, captivating ...
Plot: journalism, ambition, media, workplace, workaholic, research, suspicion, career, blind ambition, dishonesty, rivalry, desire for fame ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., haiti
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 100
Betrayal (1993)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Switzerland, Spain, Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Plot: communism, artist, father son relationship, defection, male female relationship, journalist, betrayal, exploitation, prison, friend, marriage, anti communist ...
Time: 1940s, 1960s
Place: bucharest, romania, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.5
 86
Tentacle 8 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A mysterious computer virus wipes out highly classified personnel files at the NSA, prompting a top secret investigation. RAYMOND BERRY, an NSA operative is thrown into a detention center, where he is suspected of crimes against the United States. ...
Plot: intelligence agency, whistleblower, conspiracy, espionage, surveillance
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story of Mark Felt, who under the name "Deep Throat" helped journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the Watergate scandal in 1974.
Style: based on true events
Plot: cover-up, usa president, fbi, scandal, whistleblower, mother daughter relationship, commune, politics, ends with biographical notes, congressional hearing, telephone, secret ...
Time: year 1974
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: september 11 2001, survival, terrorism, rescue, trapped, marine, war on terror, daring rescue, race against time, firemen, terror, courage ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, year 2001
Place: new york, usa, pentagon, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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