Movies like 7 Days in Entebbe

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7 Days in Entebbe (2018)
 5.8
 16K
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, tense, suspenseful, rough, inspirational, surprise ending, based on true events
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue mission, terrorist, airplane hijack, counter terrorism, politics, hijacking, airplane, death threat, hostage situation, terrorism, violence, culture clash, palestinian, jewish, kidnapping, dancing, hostage, pilot, torture, murder, nun, soldier, rescue, dictator, engineer ...
Time: year 1976, 70s
Place: israel, uganda, jerusalem, 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, suspense, realistic and serious films with plots about danger, hostage, terrorism, death, murder, terrorist and violence mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like 7 Days in Entebbe: Eye in the Sky (2015), Hotel Mumbai (2018), Raid on Entebbe (1976), Redemption Day (2021), The Delta Force (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
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Eye in the Sky (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: South Africa, 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, political, suspenseful, intense, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, drone, surveillance, military, terrorist plot, top secret, survival, espionage, child in peril, spy, technology ...
Time: future, contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: africa, kenya, iraq, las vegas, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 63K
Hotel Mumbai (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA, UK, 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, sad ...
Plot: terrorist, terrorist attack, terrorism, jihad, hotel, hostage, religious fanatic, courage, survival, counter terrorism, swat team, islam ...
Time: 2000s, year 2008
Place: india, mumbai india, pakistan, australia, bombay india ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, jewish, military, disaster, commando, aviation, espionage, police officer, terrorism, airport, rescue attempt, race against time ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: uganda, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.5
 24K
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: swat team, vengeance, islamic terrorism, cia agent, navy seal, battles, terrorist, secret agents, rescue mission, archaeologist, jihad, military ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: syria, usa, new york, washington d.c., algeria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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, unusual plot structure, buddy movie, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: military, martial arts, hostage, adventure, terrorist, commando, airplane hijack, fight, terrorism, rescue mission, aviation, jewish ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, israel, athens greece, beirut lebanon, lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.2
 22K
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, military, embassy, counter terrorism, rescue, siege, hostage, violence, hostage situation, police, death, politics ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: england, iran, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: aviation, military, hostage, airport, jewish, police officer, terrorism, airplane, hijacking, head of state, daring rescue, soldier ...
Place: uganda
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.5
 226K
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: political, suspenseful, tense, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, espionage, mossad, vengeance, spy, politics, revenge, assassination, jewish, murder, secret agents, terrorist ...
Time: 70s, year 1972, 20th century
Place: middle east, israel, beirut lebanon, europe, palestine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 7.6
 106K
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: suspenseful, realistic, emotional, tense, rough ...
Plot: terrorism, airplane, hijacking, 9/11, terrorist, al qaeda, war on terror, islamic terrorism, survival, tragic event, air disaster, death ...
Time: september 11 2001, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2001
Place: boston, new york, california, manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ 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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, military, hostage, confined, swat team, law enforcement, negotiation, hijacking, murder, airplane, islamic terrorism, terrorist group ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994
Place: france, algeria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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, psychological, tense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, disaster, air disaster, vietnam war, hijacking, catastrophe, aviation, terrorism, survival, sergeant, abduction, hostage ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, russia, asia, moscow russia, ussr
⇓ 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jewish, aviation, airplane, hostage, rescue, military, soldier, terrorism, hijacking, tough heroes, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 70s
Place: israel, paris france, africa, europe, greece ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.2
 56K
'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: suspense, suspenseful, political, atmospheric, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, ira, survival, war, irish republican army, terrorism, military, violence, brutality, wartime, chase, riot ...
Time: 70s, year 1971, 20th century
Place: ireland, england, belfast, london
⇓ 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, suspenseful, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: terrorist, spy, laboratory, terrorist plot, commando, rescue, military, investigation, evacuation, surveillance, gunfight, murder ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ukraine, big ben london, rome italy, iran, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.5
 195K
Air Force One (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
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: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, intense, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: airplane, hostage, secret service, hijacking, terrorism, president, terrorist, usa president, conspiracy, white house, political prisoner, prison ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: russia, washington d.c., afghanistan, germany, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.3
 10K
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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: airplane, hijacking, terrorism, terrorist, passenger, 9/11, daring rescue, crimes, confined, government agency, race against time, save the day ...
Time: september 11 2001, year 2001, 2000s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, suspense, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, hijacking, hostage, rescue, bomb, ransom, surveillance, violence, disaster, save the day, islamic terrorism ...
Time: 20th century, year 1995, 90s
Place: los angeles, london, pentagon, athens greece, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 102K
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, emotional, tense, inspirational ...
Plot: terrorism, gunfight, police, terrorist, tragedy, fbi, manhunt, islamic terrorism, chase, investigation, violence, hostage ...
Time: 2010s, year 2013, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, boston, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, intense, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, revenge, fbi, vengeance, snake, investigation, heroes, race against time, crimes, special agents, vigilantism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, colombia, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: suspense, exciting, serious, futuristic, rough ...
Plot: airplane, law enforcement, air disaster, airplane accident, race against time, terrorism, hostage, disaster, catastrophe, crimes, secret agents, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.7
 577
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, exciting, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pilot, aviation, military, airplane, save the day, undercover, escapades, rivalry, secret mission, invisibility, race against time, terrorism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.8
 642K
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: epic, atmospheric, dramatic, suspense, cerebral ...
Plot: world war two, survival, military, war, evacuation, soldier, army, rescue mission, military officer, air attack, battlefield, bravery ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, middle ages, 20th century
Place: france, england, english channel, dunkirk, united kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computer cracker, bio weapon, terrorism, heroes, graphic violence, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes, special agents, save the day, master criminal, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: israel, pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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SAS: Red Notice (2021)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An off-duty SAS soldier, Tom Buckingham, must thwart a terror attack on a train running through the Channel Tunnel. As the action escalates on the train, events transpire in the corridors of power that may make the difference as to whether ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, exciting, surprise ending
Plot: hostage, swat team, soldier, underground, terrorism, hostile takeover, special agents, hostage situation, runaway, ends with a wedding, sniper, commando mission ...
Time: 2020s
Place: georgia, london, england, english channel, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.3
 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, serious, rough, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, special agents, terrorism, race against time, save the day, state affairs, frame up, government agency, working undercover, russian, brutality, evil man ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, russia, pentagon, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.1
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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: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, airplane, christmas, airport, lone hero, fight scenes, police officer, chase, terrorism, one man army, snow, swat team ...
Time: year 1990, 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, virginia, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.3
 57K
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: exciting, suspenseful, intense, tense, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, hostage, jungle, mercenary, ransom, group of criminals, rescue, survival, brutality, prisoner, runaway ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, south america, africa, london
⇓ 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: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, secret agents, spy, conspiracy, corruption, disobeying orders, undercover, police, race against time, uncover truth, track down ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, big ben london, united kingdom, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 11K
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, suspense, suspenseful, serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: airplane, disaster, rescue, bermuda triangle, survival, airport, airplane accident, hijacking, catastrophe, natural disaster, air disaster, airplane hijack ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1977
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, realistic, scenic, tense ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: survival, natural disaster, ocean, disaster, storm at sea, forces of nature, courage, adventure, coast guard, sinking ship, shipwreck, daring rescue ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1952, year 1951
Place: new england, massachusetts, england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%