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7 Days in Entebbe (2018)
 5.8
 15K
7 Days in Entebbe (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France, Malta
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1976, four hijackers take over an Air France airplane with 248 passengers on board and force it to land in Entebbe, Uganda.
Style: suspense, rough, based on true events, tense, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue mission, airplane hijack, terrorist, death threat, terrorism, politics, violence, gun, danger, hostage situation, palestinian, terrorist group, culture clash, military police, israeli, negotiation, pistol, handgun, dialogue, hijacking, counter terrorism, hijacker, survival, dancing, swat team ...
Time: year 1976, 70s
Place: israel, uganda, jerusalem, athens greece, frankfurt germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, exciting and serious films with plots about danger, hostage, terrorism, death, race against time, violence and terrorist mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like 7 Days in Entebbe: Eye in the Sky (2015), Hotel Mumbai (2018), Redemption Day (2021), The Delta Force (1986), Raid on Entebbe (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
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Eye in the Sky (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A military officer in command of a drone operation to capture terrorists in Kenya sees her mission escalate from “capture” to “kill” just as a nine-year old girl enters the kill zone.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, intense, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, drone, terrorist plot, top secret, surveillance, military, child in peril, technology, spy, chase, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: las vegas, london, hawaii, beijing china, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 56K
Hotel Mumbai (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA, UK, India, Singapore
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.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, factual, tense
Plot: terrorist attack, hostage, terrorism, terrorist, jihad, survival, hotel, counter terrorism, religious fanatic, courage, shooting, islam ...
Time: 2000s, year 2008
Place: india, pakistan, mumbai india, australia, adelaide south australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
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Redemption Day (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Having just returned home, decorated U.S. Marine Captain Brad Paxton's wife, Kate, is kidnapped by a terrorist group while working in Morocco. He is forced back into action for a daring and deadly operation to save the woman he loves.
Style: suspense, exciting, disturbing, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, swat team, violence, military, soldier, heroes, danger, terrorism, leader, murder, death, battles ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: usa, washington d.c., morocco, syria, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Delta Force (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A 707 aircraft jetliner on its way from Athens to Rome and then to New York City is hijacked by Lebanese terrorists. The terrorists demand that the pilot take them to Beirut. What the terrorists don't realize is that an elite team of commandoes ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, hostage, military, fight, martial arts, stewardess, heroes, soldier, hijacking, gunfight, rescue mission ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, israel, lebanon, athens greece, beirut lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Raid on Entebbe (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Based on a true Military operation by Israeli commandos. An Air France flight is hijacked by the PFLP. The plane has about 100 Jewish passengers. The plane is grounded in Uganda. Israelis would not negotiate. The movie then shows how less than 500 ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, terrorism, airport, hostage, confined, chases and races, heroes, military, daring rescue, hostages, escapades, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: uganda, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.2
 19K
6 Days (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: New Zealand, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In April 1980, armed gunmen stormed the Iranian Embassy in Princes Gate, London and took all inside hostage. Over the next six days a tense standoff took place, all the while a group of highly trained soldiers from the SAS prepared for a raid the ...
Style: based on true events, realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: embassy, rescue, hostage situation, terrorism, danger, siege, violence, hostage, military, politics, police, death ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: england, iran, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.5
 216K
Munich (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
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: rough, bleak, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, mossad, secret agents, vengeance, murder, assassination, jewish, politics, terrorist, revenge, hostage ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: middle east, europe, israel, lebanon, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.1
 4K
The Assault (2010)
Genre: Action, History, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Saturday 24th December 1994. Four GIA terrorists hijack an Air France A300 Airbus at the Algiers airport. The Airbus, bound for Paris, has 227 passengers on board. No one knows exactly what the terrorists’ intentions are, just that they are armed ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, swat team, hostage, hijacking, airplane, law enforcement, danger, deadly, confined, military, negotiation, terrorism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994, 1990s
Place: algeria, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 100K
United 93 (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A real time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on 9/11 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: hijacking, terrorism, airplane, 9/11, terrorist, tragic event, self sacrifice, death, war on terror, al qaeda, passenger, peril ...
Time: 21st century, september 11 2001, contemporary, year 2001, 2000s
Place: boston, new york, new jersey, cleveland ohio, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.6
 2K
Skyjacked (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A crazed Vietnam vet bomber hijacks a Boeing 707 in this disaster film filled with the usual early '70s stereotypes, and demands to be taken to Russia.
Style: disaster movie, exciting, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, catastrophe, hijacking, stewardess, danger, military, hostage, abduction, airplane hijack, crimes, escapades, confined ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, asia, russia, moscow russia, ussr ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Victory at Entebbe (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The film is based on an actual event: Operation Entebbe and the freeing of Israeli hostages at Entebbe Airport (now Entebbe International Airport) in Uganda.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airport, hostage, hijacking, terrorism, airplane, soldier, escapades, deadly, danger, military, save the day, race against time ...
Place: uganda
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 ⇓
54%
 7.2
 52K
'71 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young British soldier must find his way back to safety after his unit accidentally abandons him during a riot in the streets of Belfast.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, ira, survival, terrorism, military, riot, explosion, danger, irish republican army, war, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: ireland, england, london, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.8
 5K
Stratton (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A British Special Boat Service commando tracks down an international terrorist cell.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: terrorist, commando, terrorist plot, investigation, military, rescue, bomb, deception, evacuation, murder, spy, danger ...
Time: 2010s
Place: london, big ben london, ukraine, iran, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Executive Decision (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Terrorists hijack a 747 inbound to Washington D.C., demanding the the release of their imprisoned leader. Intelligence expert David Grant (Kurt Russell) suspects another reason and he is soon the reluctant member of a special assault team that is ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, airplane, hijacking, hostage, rescue, surveillance, explosion, hand to hand combat, deception, ransom, stewardess, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995, 1990s
Place: london, los angeles, washington d.c., athens greece, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.5
 184K
Air Force One (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Russian terrorists conspire to hijack the aircraft with the president and his family on board. The commander in chief finds himself facing an impossible predicament: give in to the terrorists and sacrifice his family, or risk everything to uphold ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: secret service, hijacking, hostage, airplane, negotiation, president, usa president, prison, terrorism, conspiracy, head of state, political prisoner ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: russia, germany, washington d.c., turkey, kazakhstan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Aurora: Operation Intercept (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: There have been two mysterious plane crashes in only 48 hours. The aircraft suddenly lose control and crash, killing everyone aboard. A woman of Russian descent, Francesca Zaborszin, the daughter of a slain Federal investigator, claims ...
Style: rough, futuristic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: race against time, airplane, terrorism, hostage, law enforcement, one man army, escapades, confined, rivalry, daring rescue, save the day, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 9K
Flight 93 (2006)
Genre: Action, History, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Flight 93 is a 2006 made-for-TV film, directed by Peter Markle, which chronicles the events aboard United Airlines Flight 93 during the September 11 attacks. It premiered January 30, 2006 on the A&E Network and was re-broadcast several times ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: hijacking, terrorism, airplane, passenger, terrorist, daring rescue, deadly, danger, government agency, confined, crimes, 9/11 ...
Time: 21st century, september 11 2001, 2000s, year 2001
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Black Thunder (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the top secret prototype of the Nova Stealth fighter has been stolen, the Pentagon launches big alarm; the plane shouldn't come into hostile hands...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pilot, military, airplane, undercover, danger, save the day, rivalry, escapades, aviation, secret mission, terrorism, race against time ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Collateral Damage (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Firefighter Gordon Brewer is plunged into the complex and dangerous world of international terrorism after he loses his wife and child in a bombing credited to Claudio 'The Wolf' Perrini.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002, 2000s
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48%
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Patriots Day (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
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Duration: 133 min.
Story: An account of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis's actions in the events leading up to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists behind it.
Style: intense, tense, suspense, factual, inspirational ...
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Time: 2010s, year 2013, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.8
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Dunkirk (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Netherlands, France, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.
Style: dramatic, atmospheric, epic, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, rescue mission, british history, wartime, warship, war, survival, evacuation, british army, army, military officer, military ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, 20th century
Place: europe, france, england, english channel, united kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Deadly Outbreak (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dutton Hatfield, played by Jeff Speakman, is working for the American embassy. He finds himself inside a biochemical weapon laboratory when terrorists headed by Colonel Baron (played by TimeCop villain Ron Silver) take over the place. Baron is ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bio weapon, computer cracker, heroes, terrorism, one man army, tough heroes, danger, special agents, crimes, save the day, master criminal, deadly ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: John McClane is an off-duty cop gripped with a feeling of déjà vu when on a snowy Christmas Eve in the nation's capital, terrorists seize a major international airport, holding thousands of holiday travelers hostage. Renegade military ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Finest Hours (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
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Duration: 117 min.
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Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: survival, natural disaster, storm at sea, adventure, ocean, forces of nature, rescue mission, courage, coast guard, daring rescue, danger, sinking ship ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, year 1952, year 1951
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.4
 1K
Captured (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Matt Hendricks (Dolph Lundgren) is the US Navy's top Marine Special Operations Commander and is facing his toughest challenge yet - Escorting the deadliest viral weapon on the planet back to a safe Storage Faciliy.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Spooks: The Greater Good (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: During a handover to the head of counter-terrorism of MI5, Harry Pearce, a terrorist escapes custody. When Harry disappears soon after, his protégé is tasked with finding out what happened as an impending attack on London looms, and eventually ...
Style: realistic, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.4
 338
Deep Water (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hotshot Navy special ops guys get assigned to take a cruise to keep an eye on a VIP's daughter. Once the voyage is under way, somehow a nuke A) gets lost in the vicinity, and goes off. The resulting tidal wave capsizes the cruise ship, and its ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, exciting, cult film ...
Plot: cruise, cruise ship, tidal wave, one against many, hostage, survival, betrayal, kidnapping, teenage girl, conspiracy, fight, terrorist group ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: san francisco, pentagon, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 10K
Airport '77 (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Flight 23 has crashed in the Bermuda Triangle while taking VIPs and valuable art to Philip Stevens new museum. But when hijackers take off the plane and knock everyone out with sleeping gas the plane crashes in the sea. The passengers survive but a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, disaster movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: catastrophe, underwater, airplane, hijacking, bermuda triangle, rescue, airport, survival, frogman, underwater scene, race against time, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977, 80s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.8
 10K
Final Score (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a stadium is seized by a group of heavily armed criminals during a major sporting event, an ex-soldier must use all his military skills to save the 35,000 capacity crowd, one of which is the daughter of his fallen comrade.
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, captivating, surprise ending
Plot: one against many, terrorism, unlikely hero, survival, haunted by the past, race against time, courage, dark past, hostage, fake identity, murder, russian ...
Time: 90s, year 1999, 1990s, 2010s
Place: tower bridge london, russia, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%