Movies and TV shows like When Heroes Fly

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When Heroes Fly (2018)
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When Heroes Fly (2018)
Original name: בשבילה גיבורים עפים
Genre: Action, Drama
Country:
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Eleven years after falling out, four friends, war veterans of a Special Forces unit, reunite for one final mission: to find Yaeli, a former lover of one of them and sister of another. Their journey will take them deep into the Colombian jungle but, as to succeed, first they must confront the trauma that tore them apart.
Style: psychological, exciting, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: cult, soldier, disappearance, jungle, girlfriend, post traumatic stress disorder, friendship, investigation, search, danger, crimes, rivalry, forest, israeli army, four friends, israeli, forest fire
Time: 21st century
Place: colombia, israel

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, captivating, exciting and realistic films and TV series with plots about crimes, danger, rivalry, murder, friendship, crime and police mostly in Drama, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like When Heroes Fly: Shtisel (2013), Downtown Precinct (2011), The Knife (2014), To Love and Die (2008), Scorpion (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Shtisel (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 45 min.
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Story: The story of a haredi family in Jerusalem. Shulem Schtisel the father of a large family is dealing with his younger son who he wants to see married soon. His daughter, Giti is dealing in secret with marital problems while his other son Zvi Arie ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, talky, sincere
Plot: jewish family, orthodox jew, family relations, jewish culture, dating, parents and children, religions or cults, looking for love, society, love and romance, retirement home, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, jerusalem
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Downtown Precinct (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Israel
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: An Israeli Detective investigating a Russian mob in Israel, falls into trouble
Style: realistic, captivating, suspense, exciting, tense ...
Plot: police detective, crimes, law enforcement, society, investigation, police, co worker co worker relationship, murder, danger, russian mafia, rivalry, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
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The Knife (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Kathiresan aka Kaththi, a criminal, escapes from the Kolkata prison and comes to Chennai, where he comes across his doppelganger Jeevanandham, fighting for his life after being shot at by unknown men. Kathir decides to pass off as Jeeva and make ...
Style: exciting, captivating, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, crimes, chase, bollywood, gangsters, village, save the day, corporation, danger, graphic violence, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
To Love and Die (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A fun-loving 30-something (Shiri Appleby) with abandonment issues becomes convinced that her dating problems will be resolved if she can only track down the father she never knew. When she finds him (Tim Matheson), she discovers that he's an ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, suspense, tense, exciting ...
Plot: hitman, crimes, family relations, danger, parents and children, father daughter reunion, female protagonist, murder, rivalry, friendship, escapades, female killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 5.4
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Scorpion (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Featuring a mix of Thai Boxing and Ultimate Fighting, SCORPION has been dubbed The French Fight Club. It stars Jerome Le Banner, who is also known as Hyper Battle Cyborg and The Bulldog of Paris, a true kickboxer, famous for his aggressive style - ...
Style: captivating, exciting, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, redemption, crimes, prison, kickboxing, underground fighting, imprisonment, contests and competitions, danger, performer's life, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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66%
 6.0
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Jilla (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
Story: A cop decides to take on his godfather, who raised him from childhood, and make him realize the error of his ways.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, parents and children, crimes, adopted son, law enforcement, escapades, dishonesty, danger, fighting crime, murder, corrupt law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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62%
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Good Cop (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A dutiful Liverpool beat cop discovers what he is truly capable of after his partner is brutally murdered in a targeted attack by a local gang.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, rough ...
Plot: loss of friend, crimes, rivalry, police, life turned upside down, vigilantism, law enforcement, revenge, investigation, murder, danger, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.0
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The Player (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An action-packed Las Vegas thriller about a former military operative turned security expert who is drawn into a high-stakes game where an organization of wealthy individuals gamble on his ability to stop some of the biggest crimes imaginable from ...
Style: tense, suspense, exciting, captivating
Plot: gambling, security, conspiracy, bet, dark past, mafia, secret, investigation, corruption, death threat, surveillance, secret organization ...
Time: 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Cape (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: "The Cape" is a drama series following Vince Faraday, an honest cop on a corrupt police force, who finds himself framed for a series of murders and presumed dead. He is forced into hiding, leaving behind his wife Dana and son, Trip. Fueled ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, fighting crime, vigilantism, rivalry, danger, crimes, undercover, dishonesty, frame up, presumed dead, supernatural power ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.5
 16K
SEAL Team (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The lives of the elite Navy Seals as they train, plan and execute the most dangerous, high-stakes missions our country can ask.
Style: captivating, suspense, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat team, military, gunfight, u.s. military, terrorism, soldier, team, friendship, investigation, firearm, strategy, war ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.1
 2K
Semper Fi (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Cal is a dedicated cop who also serves as a sergeant in the Marine Corps Reserve. When his reckless half brother lands in jail for accidentally killing a man, Cal and his buddies hatch a plan to break him out of prison -- no matter what the cost.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, psychological, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, danger, violence, crimes, life is a bitch, murder, friendship, dishonesty, adaptation, brutality, fight, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Missing (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Becca Winstone learns that her son, Michael, disappears while studying abroad, and it's a race against time when she travels to Europe to track him down. A surprising turn of events reveals just how far one mother will go to protect her ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns
Plot: search, kidnapping, conspiracy, crimes, investigation, track down, parents and children, family relations, retired, disappearance, missing person, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.5
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On the Edge (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two hard-living best friends and aficionados of illegal racing contests find their bond tested when one of them goes to trial for vehicular homicide.
Style: captivating, psychological, exciting, suspense, serious ...
Plot: love triangle, crimes, car chase, friendship, best friends, car theft, jealousy, courtroom, car accident, break in, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Silver Spoon (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Forced to become an apprentice cop, cocky playboy Igor finds he's got a knack for police work. But his job soon takes him down a dark personal path.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Sniffer (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: An extraordinary sense of smell gives a crime investigator unique insight into solving mysteries, but his gift takes a toll on his personal life.
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Plot: murder investigation, supernatural ability, crime, murder, police, partner, friendship, investigator, genius, police detective, police investigation, heroes ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Misfire (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: WKBA kickboxing champion and hard-action star Gary Daniels (The Expendables) takes to the screen in a border-crossing, barrier smashing all-action explosion that pits his will to live against the merciless murder machine of a Mexican drug cartel. ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: danger, crimes, confined, journalism, rivalry, police, search, rescue, abduction, organized crime, drug cartel, captivity ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hostages (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Israel
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The night before a high profile operation on the PM, the surgeon due to perform the procedure is surprised at her family home by four masked men. The gang quickly take control of her and her family and order her to kill the PM.
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Uri: The Surgical Strike (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Following the roguish terrorist attacks at Uri Army Base camp in Kashmir, India takes the fight to the enemy, in its most successful covert operation till date with one and only one objective of avenging their fallen heroes.
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, suspense, based on true events
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, terrorism, army, military, terrorist attack, revenge, crimes, danger, friendship, murder, violence, deadly ...
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52%
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Peacemakers (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: Canada, USA
TV show
Story: Peacemakers is an American crime fiction television series about forensic science in the Old West. It was filmed in Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada. The series premiered July 30, 2003, on the USA Network. The show was cancelled after one ...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspense, serious ...
Plot: forensics, old west, crimes, partners, sheriff, law enforcement, investigation, small town, mortician, fighting crime, rivalry, team ...
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Training Day (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Fifteen years after the events of the feature film, Kyle Craig is assigned to go undercover in an elite squad of the LAPD as Detective Frank Rourke’s trainee to spy on him and report on his off-book methods. As Frank starts teaching his principled ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, psychological
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Time: contemporary
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Shooter (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Bob Lee Swagger is an expert marksman living in exile who is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the president. Based on the best-selling Bob Lee Swagger novel by Stephen Hunter, Point of Impact, and the 2007 Paramount film ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, exciting
Plot: sniper, assassination, soldier, conspiracy, betrayal, agent, military, police, shooter, family, fbi, based on movie ...
Place: afghanistan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.0
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S.W.A.T. (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Follows a locally born and bred S.W.A.T. lieutenant who is torn between loyalty to the streets and duty to his fellow officers when he's tasked to run a highly-trained unit that's the last stop for solving crimes in Los Angeles.
Style: tense, twists and turns, exciting, captivating, suspense
Plot: swat team, gunfight, crimes, friendship, danger, adventure, fight scenes, heroes, explosion, chase, police investigation, twists & turns ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Disappearance (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Set in Lyon, the show traces the increasing trauma of the Morel family who fall apart when their 17-year-old daughter fails to return home from a night out. As the hours pass and the police investigation builds, The Disappearance explores every ...
Style: twists and turns, psychological, suspense, serious, tense ...
Plot: disappearance, investigation, crimes, partners, abduction, danger, mystery, intrigue, confined, betrayal, jealousy, police ...
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47%
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Condor (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Young CIA analyst Joe Turner has his idealism tested when he learns that the CIA has been using an algorithm he developed to spy on American citizens, leading the organization to a terrorist plot that threatens the lives of millions. Inspired by ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, government conspiracy, murder, investigation, political thriller, danger, crimes, dialogue, twists & turns, weapons, fight scenes, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: serious, tense, realistic, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, government agency, undercover, state affairs, training, israeli, mossad, spy, rivalry, military training, secret agent
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Greetings to the Devil (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Colombia, Mexico, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former guerrilla is reluctantly drawn into the vengeance scheme of one of his victims.
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crimes, danger, confined, rivalry, race against time, forced into action, murder, tough heroes, crime, kidnapping, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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UC: Undercover (2001)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: UC: Undercover is an action-thriller television series that focuses on the secret lives and private demons of an elite Justice Department crime-fighting unit that confronts the country’s deadliest, most untouchable lawbreakers by going undercover ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: fighting crime, law enforcement, undercover agent, deadly, crimes, rivalry, undercover, partners, police detective, murder, uninhibited rivalry, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
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The Raid (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Five undercover cops at Complexo do Alemão, one of Rio de Janeiro's most dangerous areas, have their covers blown by drug dealers. Arrested, they wait execution or to be rescued by police forces that would risk expose a larger operation.
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Plot: slum, working undercover, fighting crime, drug dealing, undercover, danger, society, law enforcement, race against time, urban ghetto, crimes, trapped ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 535
Cleaners (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Roxie and Veronica are two gorgeous young women - who also happen to be highly trained contract killers. While on an errand for their boss, an unpleasant surprise in the trunk of their car turns this lethal pair into hunted targets.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: hitman, crimes, chase, danger, partners, rivalry, woman in danger, female killer, deadly, outlaw, criminal, one woman army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Suskunlar (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Suskunlar, is a Turkish television drama series based on Lorenzo Carcaterra's 1995 novel of Sleepers.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, vengeance, haunted by the past, buddies, rivalry, friendship, murder, danger, death, friends, crime, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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