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Interview with the Assassin (2002)
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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 years, but has decided to tell his story now that he has been diagnosed with terminal cancer. Kobelski is skeptical of his neighbor's story, after his investigations provide ambiguous answers. His attitude changes, however, after he receives threatening messages on his answering machine, and spots shadowy figures in his backyard. Is Ohlinger telling the truth? Or is there a bigger conspiracy at work?
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: assassination, politics, paranoia, conspiracy, crimes, investigation, political conspiracy, murder, society, dishonesty, deadly, americana, state affairs, sniper, death, fbi, president, political, gun, secret service, conspiracy theory, american south, democrat, federal bureau of investigation, interview ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1963
Place: texas, usa, america, dallas texas

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about dishonesty, crimes, deadly, politics, state affairs, society and murder mostly in Drama, Thriller and History genres. Some movies like Interview with the Assassin: Frame of Mind (2009), Executive Action (1973), Days of Terror (2006), Manuscripts Don't Burn (2013), Suburban Madness (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Frame of Mind (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: What happens when the truth is not enough? A New Jersey police detective comes across new evidence in the Kennedy assassination
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, political conspiracy, assassination, deadly, dishonesty, danger, uncover truth, state affairs, cia, small town, cigar smoking, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey
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Executive Action (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Rogue intelligence agents, right-wing politicians, greedy capitalists, and free-lance assassins plot and carry out the JFK assassination in this speculative agitprop.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, frame up, politics, anti capitalism, political conspiracy, assassin, cia, sniper, media, state affairs, uncover truth, chases and races ...
Time: year 1963
Place: dallas texas
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Days of Terror (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the midst of a personal crisis, junior senator Maggie Davidson (Holly) ascertains that she's the subject of a terrorist plot.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: human nature, political conspiracy, deadly, heroes, dishonesty, government agency, rivalry, danger, politics, undercover, terrorism, assassination ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Manuscripts Don't Burn (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Khosrow and Morteza set out on a mission to kill someone. The assassination ought to be arranged as a suicide. At the last minute however, they are obliged to change their initial plans…
Style: realistic, rough, tense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: assassination, emotionless, dishonesty, kidnapping, frame up, murder, politics, repression, deadly, mission gone awry, moral dilemma, political corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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Suburban Madness (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the real story of Clara Harris, the Houston, Texas dentist who made headlines in July 2002 when she killed her adulterous husband by repeatedly running over him with her car.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing
Plot: murder, infidelity, deadly, dishonesty, family problems, couples, suburbs, crimes, private detective, dentist
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
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06/05 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A fictional version of the events that led to the assassination of the Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn on May 6, 2002. The movie is based upon the book "The sixth of May" by Tomas Ross.
Style: tense, rough, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, political conspiracy, deadly, animal life, dishonesty, fighting the system, assassination, rebellion, assassination attempt, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
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Able Danger (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Tom Flynn, the idealist owner of a left-leaning radical café/bookstore and the quixotic publisher of a hard hitting 911 conspiracy expose, finds himself entangled with a mysterious Eastern European beauty, Kasia, who is on the run from strong hand ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: neo noir, investigation, rebellion, undercover, politics, cafe, chases and races, life is a bitch, state affairs, uncover truth, computers and web, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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AFR (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Danmarks statsminister Anders Fogh Rasmussen er blevet myrdet. Den hovedmistænkte er statsministerens homoseksuelle elsker Emil. I tiden efter mordet møder vi en lang række af verdens politikere og magtfulde mennesker, fra Kofi Annan til Pia ...
Style: cynical, thought provoking, biting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: dishonesty, deadly, politics, campaign, media, assassination, society, head of state, state affairs, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
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Parkland (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: November 22nd, 1963 was a day that changed the world forever — when young American President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. This film follows, almost in real time, a handful of individuals forced to make split-second decisions ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, factual, suspense ...
Plot: hospital, assassination, kennedy assassination, fbi, state affairs, doctors and patients, society, americana, power relations, deadly, secret service, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1963
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Parallax View (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ambitious reporter, investigating a senator's assassination, realizes witnesses to the shooting are systematically dying and discovers a multi-million dollar corporation which serves as a front for the recruitment of political assassins.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: assassination, politics, senator, investigation, murder, corruption, neo noir, political conspiracy, political corruption, reporter, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: seattle, los angeles, usa, seattle washington, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
One Angry Juror (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Sarah Walsh, a tough New Orleans attorney who serves on a murder trial jury and does some investigating of her own.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: courtroom, murder, courtroom drama, dishonesty, deadly, power relations, uncover truth, legal investigation, life is a bitch, crimes, false accusation, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Runaway (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, tense ...
Plot: small town, friends, interracial relations, friendship, police investigation, deadly, small town life, dishonesty, americana, murder, mystery, social relations ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Through the Valley (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An innocent man framed for murder, and the system that just wants another minority conviction.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
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Style: talky, tense, realistic, serious, thought provoking ...
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, new orleans ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 120 min.
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45%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: thought provoking, tense, captivating, mind bending, realistic ...
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42%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Prince Jack (1984)
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Country: USA
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