Movies like 7 Days in Entebbe

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7 Days in Entebbe (2018)
 5.8
 10K
7 Days in Entebbe (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
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, palestinian, death threat, hostage situation, terrorism, airplane hijack, politics, violence, danger, culture clash, handgun, dialogue, negotiation, airplane, airport, race against time, hostage, hijacker, counter terrorism, commando raid, airliner, survival, dancing, terrorist, army ...
Time: year 1976
Place: uganda, israel, athens greece, frankfurt germany

Most similar movies to 7 Days in Entebbe

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense and realistic films with plots about danger, terrorism, violence, hostage, murder, death and rescue mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like 7 Days in Entebbe: 6 Days (2017), Skyjacked (1972), Victory at Entebbe (1976), '71 (2014), Raid on Entebbe (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 14K
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: suspenseful, based on true events, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, danger, violence, terrorism, siege, police, death, politics, military, embassy, heroes, escapades ...
Time: year 1980
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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: suspense, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, airplane, danger, military, stewardess, save the day, adventure, confined, crimes, deadly, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, asia, russia, soviet union, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airport, airplane, terrorism, hijacking, hostages, daring rescue, hostage, aviation, race against time, save the day, tough heroes, chases and races ...
Place: uganda
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.2
 46K
'71 (2014)
Genre: Action, 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, realistic, tense, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, survival, violence, war, ira, terrorism, explosion, riot, military, british, urban, street ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: ireland, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, airport, terrorism, realism, daring rescue, race against time, save the day, heroic mission, chases and races, confined, danger, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: uganda, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, soldier, terrorist, military, airplane, hijacking, adventure, stewardess, hostages, covert operation, daring rescue, save the day ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, lebanon, israel, beirut lebanon, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.1
 198K
Body of Lies (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The CIA’s hunt is on for the mastermind of a wave of terrorist attacks. Roger Ferris is the agency’s man on the ground, moving from place to place, scrambling to stay ahead of ever-shifting events. An eye in the sky – a satellite link – ...
Style: tense, serious, clever, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, espionage, spy, government agency, danger, torture, track down, off the grid, beating, bomb, terror ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, jordan, dubai, syria, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.1
 310K
Die Hard 2 (1990)
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
Plot: lone hero, christmas, terrorism, airport, save the day, gunfight, chase, airplane, danger, master criminal, one man army, fight scenes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
 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 ⇓
44%
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, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, airplane, terrorism, rescue, hostage, explosion, violence, surveillance, bomb, hand to hand combat, ransom, deception ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: athens greece, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: airplane, race against time, terrorism, law enforcement, one man army, secret agents, adventure, special agents, daring rescue, espionage, save the day, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.0
 467
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, one man army, pilot, race against time, terrorism, military, adventure, secret agents, daring rescue, save the day, officers and cadets, basic training ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
 28K
Hunter Killer (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An untested American submarine captain teams with U.S. Navy SEALs to rescue the Russian president, who has been kidnapped by a rogue general.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, u.s. navy, save the day, danger, murder, violence, death, crimes, race against time, u.s. president, sniper, russian army ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: scottish highlands, washington d.c., pentagon, moscow russia, scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.3
 102K
13 Hours (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Malta, Morocco, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, bilingual, based on true events, intense ...
Plot: heroism, war, american abroad, assault rifle, mercenary, courage, survival, politics, cia agent, explosion, death, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, year 2012, year 2011, 2010s
Place: libya, pentagon, washington d.c., langley virginia, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 53K
Proof of Life (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Alice hires a professional negotiator to obtain the release of her engineer husband, who has been kidnapped by anti-government guerrillas in South America.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, jungle, ransom, rescue, terrorism, negotiation, insurance, radio, helicopter, sniper, mercenary ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, south america, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.6
 92K
United 93 (2006)
Genre: 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: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: hijacking, airplane, terrorism, september 11 2001, 9/11, passenger, crimes, stabbing, self sacrifice, tragic event, death, untimely death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2001, 2000s
Place: virginia, new jersey, manhattan new york city, usa, cleveland ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.3
 968
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, serious, rough, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, chase, submarine, race against time, terrorism, military, government agency, leadership, save the day, frame up, hijacking, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, russia, usa, pentagon, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Clear and Present Danger (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, cia, spy, mercenary, conspiracy, assassination, drug cartel, politics, violence, espionage, president, ambush ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: colombia, usa, washington d.c., panama, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 112K
The Kingdom (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A team of U.S. government agents is sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, investigation, special agents, fbi, track down, hunt down, team, chase, military, explosions, gunfight, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, usa, washington d.c., iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Concorde... Airport '79 (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The last of the 'Airport' series again stars George Kennedy as aviation disaster-prone Joe Patroni, this time having to contend with nuclear missiles, the French Air Force and the threat of the plane splitting in two over the Alps!
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airport, arms dealer, stewardess, pilot, missile, panic, airliner, sabotage, fighter jet, airplane accident, pot smoking, drone ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: europe, france, washington d.c., paris france, alps ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 166K
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, airplane, secret service, prison, negotiation, white house, president, one man army, conspiracy, hostage, corruption, hostages ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia, kazakhstan, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, soldier, rescue, terrorism, hijacking, military, fugitives, hostages, one man army, adventure, daring rescue, race against time ...
Time: 70s
Place: israel, africa, france, greece, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.4
 992
Soldier Boyz (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of prisoners are going to Vietnam to rescue the daughter of a V-I.P. The Ones who survive get their freedom back...but hell awaits them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, prison, soldier, survival, terrorism, kidnapping, military, rivalry, missing person, prison life, confined, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: vietnam, asia, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 74K
Patriots Day (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
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: suspense, based on true events, surprise ending, intense, dramatic ...
Plot: terrorism, manhunt, police chief, surveillance, gunfight, courage, islam, police, tragedy, chase, investigation, fbi ...
Time: 2010s
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: FBI agent Matt Graver teams up with operative Alejandro Gillick to prevent Mexican drug cartels from smuggling terrorists across the U.S. border.
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: corruption, rescue, explosion, cia, cartel, brutality, violence, sign language, neo-noir, interrogation, politician, deception ...
Time: 2010s
Place: somalia, texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Finest Hours (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, daring rescue, adventure, rescue mission, courage, coast guard, sinking ship, ocean, escapades, natural disaster, boat, danger ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.9
 453K
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: atmospheric, dramatic, realistic, based on true events, suspense ...
Plot: world war two, war, evacuation, british army, british history, german, wartime, survival, soldier, rescue, rescue mission, surrounded ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, 20th century
Place: france, europe, english channel, england, battleship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Navy SEALS, headed by Lt. Bobby James, are dispatched to North Korea on a covert mission, all in an effort to take out a missile site...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, surprise ending, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, nuclear missile, military, race against time, survival, adventure, battles, tough heroes, escapades, heroes, daring rescue, military life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, north korea, asia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
White House Down (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Capitol Policeman John Cale has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer. Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: white house, save the day, president, head of state, secret service, hostages, nuclear threat, ex military, conspiracy, siege, forced into action, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., u.s. capitol building, pentagon, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 18K
MI-5 (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: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, innocent person killed, kidnapping, explosive, escape, police, corruption, massacre, sabotage, conspiracy, one man army, disobeying orders ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, london, berlin germany, big ben london, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%