Movies like Operation Sunflower

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Operation Sunflower (2014)
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Operation Sunflower (2014)
Original name: מבצע חמניה
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Through the eyes of the scientist in charge of the operation, we see the events leading to Israel developing her nuclear option in the 1960's.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: politics, undercover, political intrigue, danger, race against time, government agency, government facility, state affairs, international crisis, nuclear, manipulations, manipulation, mossad, bomb shelter, gay relationship, nuclear bomb, covert operation, tv news, israeli, siren, nuclear weapon, sunflower, mother son relationship
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: israel, middle east, paris france, france, jerusalem

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and suspenseful films with plots about politics, state affairs, danger, rivalry, head of state, political unrest and terrorism mostly in Drama, History and Thriller genres. Some movies like Operation Sunflower: O Jerusalem (2006), The Missiles of October (1974), Thirteen Days (2000), The Little Drummer Girl (1984), Mossad 101 (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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O Jerusalem (2006)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, UK, Italy, Greece, Israel, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tale of friendship between two men, one Jewish and the other Arab, as the state of Israel is being created.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, disturbing
Plot: rebellion, military, friendship, political unrest, rebelliousness, wartime life, battles, politics, danger, state affairs, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: israel, holy land, jerusalem, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Missiles of October (1974)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Based in part on Robert F. Kennedy's book, "Thirteen Days," this film profiles the Kennedy Administration's actions during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: white house, nuclear threat, politics, cold war, head of state, state affairs, government agency, danger, ego clash, race against time, war, save the day ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1962
Place: usa, latin america, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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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: suspenseful, thought provoking, disturbing, tense, sincere ...
Plot: cold war, president, politics, military, un, nuclear threat, leadership, undercover, political intrigue, state affairs, race against time, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1962
Place: usa, cuba, soviet union, washington d.c., manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
The Little Drummer Girl (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An American Actress with a penchant for lying is forceably recruited by Mosad, the Israeli intelligence agency to trap a Palestinian bomber, by pretending to be the girlfriend of his dead brother.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, political thriller
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, mossad, political intrigue, undercover, intrigue, secret agents, state affairs, dishonesty, politics, double agent, mistaken identity ...
Time: 80s
Place: middle east, germany, greece, england, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.9
 554
Mossad 101 (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Cadets from every level of Israeli society undergo intense training to join their country's elite, highly classified intelligence service, the Mossad. The series revolves around a secret Mossad compound called 'HaMidrasha', which is ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, undercover, government agency, state affairs, training, israeli, mossad, spy, rivalry, military training, secret agent
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Operation Thunderbolt (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Israel
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In July 1976, an Air France flight from Tel-Aviv to Paris via Athens was hijacked and forced to land in Entebbe, Uganda. The Jewish passengers were separated and held hostage in demand to release many terrorists held in Israeli prisons. After much ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, airplane, rescue, military, soldier, hijacking, terrorism, heroes, hostages, rivalry, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: israel, france, middle east, africa, greece ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.6
 100
The Guarantee (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 76 min.
Story: On the night of September 29, 2008, the Irish government decided to guarantee the entire domestic banking system.'The Guarantee' tells the story of that night, and what led to it.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, talky, tense ...
Plot: politics, corporate crimes, rivalry, state affairs, political intrigue, uncover truth, legal, dishonesty, finance, manipulation, human nature, head of state ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.1
 625
Press (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Turkey
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of a Kurdish newspaper whose journalists are under the constant threat of being abducted and killed by the state security forces.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, thought provoking
Plot: journalism, media, political unrest, politics, realism, workplace, society, rivalry, crimes, uncover truth, danger, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: turkey, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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DC 9/11: Time of Crisis (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: This is the story of the days directly after 9/11, and the president's whereabouts. Scheduled to air shortly before the second anniversary of the September 11 attacks, DC 9/11 takes an inside look at the Bush Administration, beginning with the ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, serious, bleak, sincere ...
Plot: terrorism, life is a bitch, political conspiracy, leadership, dishonesty, hijacking, americana, politics, state affairs, danger, head of state, government agency ...
Time: september 11 2001
Place: usa, new york, washington d.c., manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Beginning of the Great Revival (2011)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A chronicle of the events that led to the founding of the Chinese Communist Party.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, factual
Plot: politics, revolution, head of state, state affairs, society, social differences, rebellion, communist party, patriotism, rivalry, military uniform, chinese history ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1910s, 20s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.1
 422
Margaret (2009)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A detailed and compelling portrait of one of the most formidable characters in British politics as she faces her final days in power. The year is 1990 and Margaret Thatcher's support within the government is wavering - her hold on the ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: leadership, prime minister, politics, female politician, head of state, life is a bitch, state affairs, british politics, downfall, british prime minister, queen elizabeth ii, king of england
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 90s
Place: britain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Cars of the Revolution (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It is just after the military take over of the administration in 1960. The new head of state believes Turkey can only be independent if it is economically strong. After sounding out the weak private sector and most of the senior bureaucrats, it is ...
Style: captivating, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: working class, contests and competitions, race against time, politics, chases and races, factory, inventions and discoveries, patriotism, powerful corporation, labor union, visionary, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century, 60s, 1960s
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Enemy Within (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Colonel Casey discovers what appears to be plans by General Lloyd to use fake military excercises to assist Jack Giddings in his plans to remove President Foster from office. Colonel Casey, and President Foster must find evidence that there is a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, political thriller
Plot: conspiracy, manhunt, undercover, government agency, race against time, betrayal, state affairs, political corruption, fighting the system, military, dishonesty, special agents ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Woman Called Golda (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 191 min.
Story: The story of the Russian-born, Wisconsin-raised woman who rose to become Israel's prime minister in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Style: sincere, emotional, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: politics, state affairs, leadership, hopes, rise to the top, society, head of state, ambition, terminal illness, introspection, strong female presence, human spirit ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 1930s, 1960s, 30s ...
Place: israel, milwaukee wisconsin, usa, middle east, palestine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 638
War Book (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a contemporary Commons briefing room, a government minister and several aids enact the ‘war book’ exercise: a protocol written in the 1950s which is periodically played out to test post-nuclear scenarios. Low-budget but high-concept, War Book ...
Style: serious, tense, bleak, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
Plot: apocalypse, politics, danger, chaos, international crisis, state affairs, control room, international relations, terrorism, end of the world, nuclear war, government official ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, india, london, pakistan, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Language of the Enemy (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An American Jewish man visiting Jerusalem for the funeral of his father gets sucked into a world of violent intrigue after meeting a mysterious, beautiful Palestinian woman.
Style: realistic, tense, emotional, psychological, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, political unrest, danger, politics, couples, society, undercover, unfulfillment, american, femme fatale, intrigue, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, palestinian authority, middle east, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 640
Complicit (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An MI5 officer's attempts to foil a possible terrorist plot are undermined by bureaucracy and moral dilemmas. Will he make the world a safer place or be complicit in making a tense situation even worse?
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: terrorism, secret agents, danger, undercover, government agency, moral dilemma, crimes
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Eichmann Show (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, Lithuania
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The behind-the-scenes true life story of a groundbreaking producer, Milton Fruchtman, and blacklisted TV director Leo Hurwitz who, overcoming enormous obstacles, set out to capture the testimony of one of the war's most notorious Nazis, Adolf ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: media, court, trial, war criminal, nazi germany, tv show, judge, archive footage, genocide, television, television crew, holocaust survivor ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 1K
Getulio (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Brazil, Portugal
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The movie depicts the political crisis that led to the suicide of president Getúlio Vargas, in the 19 days that preceded August 24, 1954. The crisis began with the attempted assassination of journalist and politician Carlos Lacerda in August 5, ...
Style: captivating, stylized, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: politics, head of state, investigation, dishonesty, political conspiracy, downfall, assassination attempt, state affairs, journalism, life is a bitch, society, political intrigue ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 3K
Endgame (2009)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The time is the late '80s, a crucial period in the history of South Africa. President P.W. Botha is hanging on to power by a thread as the African National Congress (ANC) takes up arms against apartheid and the country tumbles toward ...
Style: captivating, tense, serious, sincere, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bomb, politics, rebellion, hopes, danger, political unrest, wartime life, revolution, siege, leadership, unlikely partners, state affairs ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: south africa, england, africa, europe, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.8
 6K
Masquerade (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 131 min.
Story: During the confusing and conspiratorial Joseon Dynasty King Gwang-hae orders his councilor, HEO Kyun, to find him a double in order to avoid the constant threat of assassination. HEO Kyun finds Ha-sun, a jester who looks remarkably like the king, ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, captivating, stylized, mad ...
Plot: royal court, king, hidden identity, treason, throne, political intrigue, ruler, save the kingdom, dishonesty, political conspiracy, head of state, danger ...
Time: 17th century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.3
 113
Attack at Dawn (1970)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eli is an Israeli soldier who manages to escape from a notorious Arab prison. He makes it back to Israel, where he finds Beno, another soldier who had spent 2 years of horror in the same prison. They organize a rescue operation against the prison. ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: soldier, arab, prison, adventure, daring rescue, confined, heroes, escapades, war, military, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Path to 9/11 (2006)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: The Path to 9/11 was a two-part miniseries that aired in the United States on ABC television from September 10 – 11, 2006, and also in other countries. The film dramatizes the 1993 World Trade Center bombing in New York City and the events leading ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: terrorism, white house, politics, danger, crimes, government agency, deadly, hijacking, dishonesty, state affairs, head of state, vice president ...
Time: september 11 2001, 21st century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, washington d.c., manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: X-15 is a 1961 movie that tells a fictionalized account of the X-15 research rocket plane, the men who flew it and the women who loved them.
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: nasa, u.s. air force, outer space, test pilot, adventure, escapades, military life, heroic mission, couple relations, military base, airplane, control room ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: united states, usa, soviet union, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Miral (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Israel, Italy, India, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A drama centered on an orphaned Palestinian girl growing up in the wake of the first Arab-Israeli war who finds herself drawn into the conflict.
Style: realistic, emotional, stylized, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: orphan, refugee, rebellion, human spirit, injustice, life is a bitch, politics, refugees, rebelliousness, fall in love, haunted by the past, society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1940s, 90s, 60s ...
Place: israel, middle east, palestinian authority, palestine, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
 1K
May 18 (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The citizens of Gwangju lead a relatively peaceful life, until one day the military takes over the city, accusing the residents of conspiracy and claiming that they are communist sympathisers preparing a revolution against the current government. ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, touching
Plot: historical event, losing-it hero, heroes, vigilantism, political unrest, politics, rivalry, assassination, redemption, revolution, danger, soldier ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 889
80 Millions (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A movie about the power of thousands, the courage of hundreds and friendship of a few, thanks to whom a change of fate of millions became possible. Poland, lower Silesia, the beginning of a very cold winter 1981. After a series of entrapments by the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, political
Plot: heist, labor union, idealism, rebellion, fighting the system, undercover, government agency, hopes, society, crimes, friendship, politics ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Stone Merchant (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The Merchant (Harvey Keitel) is a Westerner. A merchant dealing in precious stones from Afganistan and Turkey. He's above suspicion. In truth, the "Stone Merchant" is a Christian convert into Islam. He's rich, cultured, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, tense
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The House on Garibaldi Street (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When Israeli officials learn than Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann may be living in Argentina, they send a team of secret agents to apprehend him.
Style: suspenseful, sincere, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, mossad, haunted by the past, vengeance, confined, undercover, politics, chases and races, heroic mission, track down, righting the wronged, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: argentina, latin america, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.5
 370
Day One (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Hungarian physicist Leo Szilard leaves Europe, eventually arriving in the United States. With the help of Einstein, he persuades the government to build an atomic bomb. The project is given to no-nonsense Gen. Leslie Groves who selects physicist J. ...
Style: captivating, tense, thought provoking, serious, realistic
Plot: politics, world war two, super weapon, life is a bitch, intrigue, state affairs, rivalry, against humanity, fight for supremacy, nuclear threat, nuclear holocaust, wartime life ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 30s, 20th century
Place: usa, new mexico, italy, chicago illinois, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%