Movies like A Quiet Day in Belfast

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A Quiet Day in Belfast (1974)
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A Quiet Day in Belfast (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Andrew Angus Dalrymple's realistic portrait of a British soldier, his Irish lover and her twin sister amidst the strife of Northern Ireland.
Plot: sniper, religion, children, kidnapping, terrorism, gun, catholic, protestant, bomb, mistaken identity, mass child killing, pistol, dead children, bloody body of a child
Place: ireland, northern ireland

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Most similar movies to A Quiet Day in Belfast

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about bomb, catholic, kidnapping, terrorism, children, society and politics mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like A Quiet Day in Belfast: Act of the Heart (1970), The Informant (1997), Conflict (1973), Children in the Crossfire (1984), Omagh (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Act of the Heart (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A woman's peculiar religious convictions lead her on a self-destructive path.
Plot: catholic, self destruction, devotion, female nudity, religion, religious fanatic, self destructing, nudity (full frontal - brief), protestant, undressing, religious
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95%
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The Informant (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A former Irish Republican Army fighter, Gingy McAnally (Anthony Brophy), is reluctant about being called back into service after serving time in prison. He executes the grisly task but ends up captured by a sympathetic British police lieutenant ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: terrorism, rebellion, betrayal, politics, life is a bitch, state affairs, heroes, introspection, ira, society, dishonesty, fighting the system ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, northern ireland
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87%
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Conflict (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 76 min.
Story: In the near future, the Catholic church has joined with other western religions in an ecumenical movement that has washed out much of the original message of the religion. A group of Irish monks have begun saying the mass again in Latin and have ...
Plot: visit, catholic, catholic priest, opening a door
Place: ireland
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61%
Children in the Crossfire (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: For the children of Northern Ireland, violence and hatred are a way of life passed from one generation to the next. In "Children in the Crossfire" four children from both sides of the conflict come to America through a special project, and ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: reunion, self discovery, youth, culture clash, political unrest, friendship, religions or cults, society, politics, coming of age, unemployment, state affairs ...
Time: 80s
Place: ireland, los angeles, california, england, northern ireland
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Omagh (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The movie starts at the 1998 bomb attack by the Real IRA at Omagh, Northern Ireland. The attack killed 31 people. Michael Gallagher one of the relatives of the victims starts an examination to bring the people responsible to court.
Style: disturbing, emotional, realistic, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, bomb, rebellion, fighting the system, redemption, social decay, false accusation, human spirit, uncover truth, danger, society ...
Time: year 1998
Place: ireland, northern ireland, europe
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55%
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The Demons (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A ten year old boy, prone to excessive worry, begins to succumb to his anxiety as a string of child abductions plague his town.
Plot: boy, fear, anxiety, children, child abduction, homosexuality, suicide, coming of age, bullying, precociousness, gender, pedophilia ...
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47%
The Terrorist Next Door (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A dramatization inspired by the real-life events surrounding the recruitment and capture of Ahmed Ressam - aka the "Millennium Bomber". Ressam was convicted of smuggling a bomb into the United States as part of an Al Qaeda plot to blow up ...
Plot: al qaeda, border crossing, smuggling, terrorism, father figure, embarrassment, bomb, father son relationship, public humiliation, waitress, u.s. canadian border, terrorist ...
Place: canada
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45%
Which Way Home (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: An American nurse is determined to smuggle a group of orphans out of Cambodia in the late 1970s, assisted by an Australian boat operator.
Plot: shot to death, children, orphan, temple, death of child, dead children, nurse, bloody body of a child, boat, mass grave, sea, child murder ...
Time: 70s
Place: cambodia, australia
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45%
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White Room (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Norm, a confused young man, lives two lives, one in and one out of reality. One night, he witnesses the murder of rock video star Madelaine X and feels guilty, as he did nothing to prevent it. At Madelaine’s funeral, he meets a mysterious woman in ...
Plot: love, female director, mystery, obsession, mysterious woman, obsessed fan, older woman younger man relationship, sex, having sex with skirt hiked up, fully clothed sex, male nudity, surrealism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Plouffe Family (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 227 min.
Story: The lives of the average Quebecois Plouffe family during the final years of the depression and through World War II.
Plot: family relations, world war two, great depression, french canadian, conscription, canadian, religion, catholic
Place: quebec, canada
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43%
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October (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In October 1970, one group from the Front de Liberation du Quebec kidnapped the British Consul in Montreal. Few days later, a second group did the same with one of the Minister of the Quebec Government. If the first was released, the second was ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, bleak, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, terrorism, good versus evil, crimes, state affairs, confined, deadly, politics, revolution, rebellion, working class ...
Time: 70s, year 1970
Place: canada, quebec
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The Foreign Duck, the Native Duck and God in a Coin Locker (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A university student finds himself wrapped up in the bizarre world of his next door neighbor, learning about his history and relationship with a girl who changed his life.
Plot: tape recorder, illiteracy, kidnapping, zoo, friendship, gun, bowie knife, duck, animal cruelty, foreigner
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38%
Children of Rage (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Italy, Israel
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The viscous conflict between Israel and the Palestinians is now a generation old. For many of the children of the region, the terrorist war has been going on for their entire lifetimes, killing their family and friends, and overshadowing their ...
Plot: children, war, politics, hospital, physician, terrorist, bomb
Place: palestine, israel
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36%
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Stella Days (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, Norway, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A priest stationed in Tipperary, Ireland, is eager to return to Rome. Told he cannot do so until he has raised enough money for the building of a new church, he decides to open a cinema in the local town.
Style: sincere, captivating, realistic, serious, intellectual
Plot: small town, electricity, confession, hopes, small town life, religions or cults, social relations, clergy, idealism, society, dancing, watching a movie ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1956, 1950s
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
I still hide to smoke (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Greece, Algeria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Α tragi-comedy about 9 women of different ages and various backgrounds that gather in an Algerian hammam to talk about their lives.
Plot: bare breasts, washing someone, muslim woman, big breasts, small breasts, first person narration, muslim girl, pregnant, plumber, pregnant woman, terrorist bombing, woman wearing a towel ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1995
Place: algeria, north africa
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35%
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Good Favour (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, Belgium, Denmark, Netherlands
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A teenage stranger is welcomed into a household in a devout Catholic village and gradually reveals his motives and what seem to be magical powers.
Plot: mysterious stranger, female director, catholic, village, folklore, religion, superstition, christianity, teenager, male nudity, faith
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34%
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Palunku (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Story: Monichan shifts to the city from his village to provide better education to his children. But will things go as planned?
Plot: children, school, child abuse, money lender, family relations, literacy, lottery, city, village
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Eyes of a Thief (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Palestine, France, Algeria
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A father with a dangerous secret searching for his daughter.
Plot: female director, daughter, father, sniper, israeli palestinian conflict, bomb
Place: israel, palestine
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34%
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Orphans (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Brothers Treat (Matthew Modine) and Philip (Kevin Anderson) have lived alone since they were kids, when a small time criminal enters their lives.
Style: serious, psychological, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, orphan, gangsters, mentally unstable, missing person, dishonesty, manipulations, life is a bitch, siblings relations, crimes, family relations, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: philadelphia
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34%
Horses of God (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Tunisia, Morocco
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The film follows two brothers over the course of a decade. While they begin as kids in search of thrills in the sprawling slums of Morocco’s Sidi Moumen, we witness their gradual, and ultimately shocking, radicalisation.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: terrorism, suicide bomber, danger, radical, society, muslim, murder, brother brother relationship, family relations, terrorist attack, poverty, islam ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s, 2000s ...
Place: morocco
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33%
The Nun and the Torture (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Chief of Police Rui, a happily married man of principles, is in charge of investigating Joana, a teacher who's accused of political crimes. After some false starts, he manages to arrest her, but is startled to learn that she's also a nun. ...
Plot: labia, cunnilingus, nun, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, male nudity, oral sex, prison, gun, vulva
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Girl in the Bunker (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set in 2006 and based on the true story of Elizabeth Shoaf, this powerful film explores the tension-filled ten days Elizabeth was kidnapped and held prisoner by Vinson Filyaw. Imprisoned in a secret underground bunker hidden deep in the woodland, ...
Plot: rape of a minor, bunker, kidnapping, sexual predator, sexual assault, police, cell phone, teenage girl, rape
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Truth Commissioner (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in a post-Troubles Northern Ireland, The Truth Commissioner follows the fictional story of Henry Stanfield, played by Roger Allam, a career diplomat who has just been appointed as Truth Commissioner to Northern Ireland. Eager to make good as a ...
Plot: politics, ethnic conflict, ira, intolerance, war crime
Place: northern ireland
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32%
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San Babila-8 P.M. (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A quartet of young neo-Fascists terrorise the Milanise locals while the Police mostly look the other way.
Plot: police, rape, violence, wealthy family, anti semitism, female nudity, kidnapping, brutality, high heels, class struggle, rally, years of lead ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Without Warning: Terror in the Towers (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on the earlier bombing attack on the Twin Towers in New York
Plot: fire, world trade center manhattan new york city, explosion, bomb, terrorist, rescue, terrorism, skyscraper, firefighter
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Paper Dove (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Peru
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Juan, a young man convicted of terrorism, is given amnesty from a Lima prison; he boards a bus to return home and, in his mind's eye, recalls events in his village near Huaraz when he was 10 or 12. His father is long dead, his mother lives with ...
Style: gloomy, realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious
Plot: terrorism, coming of age, prison, attack, marxism, communist, society, youth, countryside, innocence lost, chaos and mayhem, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Ordeal of Patty Hearst (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The story of the kidnapping of newspaper heiress Patty Hearst by members of a radical guerrilla organisation, as seen by the FBI agent in charge of her case.
Plot: kidnapping, heiress, terrorist group, fbi agent, ransom, partisan
Time: 70s
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30%
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Sud (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A bunch of hopeless unemployed occupy a polling place during general election in Italy to protest and report the mafia affairs of Mr. Cannavacciuolo. He is candidate and is setting up a fraud to be elected anyway. Lucia, his daughter, is taken as ...
Plot: mafia, kidnapping, gun, carabinieri, election, voting, bandit
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Agnus Dei (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The young girl Johanne is left by her mother at a solemn convent school. The school is a strange world to her, and when she feels unable to comply with the demands of faith she faces a difficult decision.
Plot: breasts, menstruation, religion, convent, female full frontal nudity, school, girl, children, nun, topless girl, catholicism
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Death and Nightingales (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
Story: An epic tale of love, betrayal, deception, and revenge set in the beautiful, haunting countryside of Fermanagh in the North of Ireland in 1885.
Plot: abusive stepfather, protestant, terrorist bombing, priest, birthday, dynamite, catholic
Time: 19th century, quarry
Place: northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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