Movies like 7 Days in Entebbe

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7 Days in Entebbe (2018)
 5.8
 11K
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, palestinian, death threat, hostage situation, terrorism, politics, violence, danger, culture clash, negotiation, handgun, dialogue, survival, dancing, airplane, terrorist, army, car, bodyguard, aviation, german, military, desert, pilot ...
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, murder, violence, death, hostage and terrorist mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like 7 Days in Entebbe: 6 Days (2017), Skyjacked (1972), Victory at Entebbe (1976), Raid on Entebbe (1976), '71 (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
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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, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, terrorism, violence, danger, siege, politics, death, police, military, embassy, hostage negotiator, hostage situation ...
Time: year 1980
Place: england, iran, 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: suspenseful, serious, rough, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, hijacking, stewardess, danger, military, hostages, chases and races, confined, escapades, forces of nature, crimes, adventure ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, russia, asia, moscow russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airport, airplane, hijacking, terrorism, chases and races, confined, escapades, daring rescue, crimes, heroes, deadly, head of state ...
Place: uganda
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: realistic, rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, airport, terrorism, deadly, realism, heroes, heroic mission, save the day, daring rescue, chases and races, escapades, confined ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: uganda, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, stylized, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, survival, ira, violence, military, terrorism, explosion, riot, war, british, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: ireland, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, military, airplane, soldier, stewardess, hijacking, terrorist, adventure, save the day, heroic mission, hostages, daring rescue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, lebanon, israel, beirut lebanon, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, terrorism, airplane, rescue, hostage, explosion, violence, surveillance, flight attendant, ransom, deception, hand to hand combat ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: athens greece, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting ...
Plot: terrorism, airplane, race against time, law enforcement, danger, hijacking, one man army, espionage, undercover, vengeance, heroes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 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, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: christmas, terrorism, airport, lone hero, gunfight, save the day, danger, chase, airplane, one man army, master criminal, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california, los angeles
⇓ 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, airplane, military, one man army, terrorism, pilot, escapades, officers and cadets, heroic mission, secret agents, basic training, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.3
 104K
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, based on true events, bilingual, surprise ending, intense ...
Plot: heroism, cia, war, american abroad, assault rifle, siege, mercenary, courage, survival, politics, gunfight, explosion ...
Time: year 2012, year 2011, 2010s, 21st century
Place: libya, langley virginia, washington d.c., pentagon, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, terrorism, secret agents, assassination, politics, murder, jewish, vengeance, revenge, morality, justice, paranoia ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: middle east, europe, israel, lebanon, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, realistic, serious, clever, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, spy, cia, espionage, government agency, danger, torture, off the grid, track down, bomb, intelligence agency, beating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, jordan, dubai, manchester england, syria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, terrorism, working undercover, race against time, submarine, state affairs, save the day, military, frame up, danger, government agency, russian ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, russia, washington d.c., pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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, warship, save the day, danger, murder, violence, death, kidnapping, race against time, russian army, sniper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c., scotland, scottish highlands, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.4
 77K
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: intense, suspense, tense, factual, exciting ...
Plot: terrorism, manhunt, police chief, investigation, surveillance, violence, gunfight, courage, islam, tragedy, brutality, police ...
Time: 2010s
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, soldier, military, terrorism, hijacking, rescue, escapades, adventure, crimes, confined, state affairs, hostages ...
Time: 70s
Place: israel, middle east, africa, greece, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, airplane, secret service, prison, negotiation, one man army, hostage, conspiracy, president, head of state, political prisoner, white house ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, afghanistan, kazakhstan, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, race against time, military, nuclear missile, survival, escapades, adventure, daring rescue, chases and races, cliche, heroes, military life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, north korea, asia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: cia, cartel, corruption, explosion, rescue, drug cartel, warrior, sign language, violence, brutality, escape, u.s. mexico border ...
Time: 2010s
Place: texas, somalia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, bleak, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: fighter jet, airport, airplane accident, survival, murder, arms dealer, rescue, terrorism, danger, race against time, sign language, panic ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: europe, france, washington d.c., paris france, alps ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: hijacking, airplane, terrorism, 9/11, tragic event, death, self sacrifice, september 11 2001, passenger, peril, failed attempt, attack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2001, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, cleveland ohio, virginia ...
⇓ 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: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, prison, survival, kidnapping, terrorism, military, rivalry, soldier, chases and races, prison life, missing person, serial killer ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: vietnam, asia, los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 3K
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, hijacking, airport, hijacker, heroes, law enforcement, deadly, danger, military, confined, honest law enforcer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1994
Place: algeria, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cia, mercenary, conspiracy, sniper, politics, helicopter, president, espionage, assassination, rescue, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: colombia, usa, washington d.c., venezuela, panama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.6
 9K
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, serious, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, rescue, airport, survival, airplane, underwater, danger, race against time, bermuda triangle, art thief, painting, millionaire ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1977, 80s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.2
 19K
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: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, terrorism, race against time, corruption, one man army, massacre, police, explosive, conspiracy, terrorist, sabotage, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, london, berlin germany, big ben london, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, fbi, special agents, chase, track down, hunt down, team, torture, deception, prince, disfigurement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, usa, washington d.c., iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: white house, president, nuclear threat, save the day, hostages, head of state, ex military, siege, conspiracy, terrorism, secret service, forced into action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., pentagon, paris france, u.s. capitol building ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.9
 476K
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, suspense, dramatic, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, wartime, british army, evacuation, war, british history, survival, soldier, rescue, rescue mission, nazi occupied france, surrounded ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1940
Place: europe, france, england, battleship, flanders ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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