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: Israel
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: jungle, cult, soldier, disappearance, girlfriend, friendship, investigation, crimes, rivalry, israeli army, post traumatic stress disorder, forest, israeli, forest fire, four friends, search, danger
Time: 21st century
Place: colombia, israel

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Most similar movies to When Heroes Fly

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, tense, suspenseful and realistic films and TV series with plots about danger, crimes, rivalry, murder, friendship, investigation and police mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like When Heroes Fly: Shooter (2016), Fauda (2015), Manayek (2020), Shtisel (2013), Hostages (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, exciting, suspense, political
Plot: sniper, military, conspiracy, assassination, soldier, shooter, betrayal, agent, police, family, fbi, wanted ...
Place: afghanistan, usa
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 8.2
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Fauda (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Israel
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A top Israeli agent comes out of retirement to hunt for a Palestinian militant he thought he'd killed, setting a chaotic chain of events into motion.
Style: suspense, realistic, intense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, terrorist, war on terror, covert operation, terror, espionage, israeli, operation, disguise, government agency, assassination, murder ...
Place: israel, palestine
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100%
 8.4
 611
Manayek (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Izzy Bachar, a police internal affairs investigator, discovers just before retirement that his long time friend Barak, a senior police officer, is accused to be corrupt. Life as he knows it breaks into pieces.
Style: psychological, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: police, friendship, dirty cop, investigation, corruption, friends, police officer, partners against crime, escapades, crimes, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 8.6
 7K
Shtisel (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, jewish culture, family relations, parents and children, dating, religions or cults, looking for love, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, retirement home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.5
 2K
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: twists and turns, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: family relations, political conspiracy, moral dilemma, crimes, treason, parents and children, confined, dishonesty, kidnapping, abduction, family in danger, criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
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36%
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, suspense, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Plot: police detective, crimes, law enforcement, society, investigation, police, co worker co worker relationship, murder, russian mafia, rivalry, nypd, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, exciting, tense ...
Plot: hitman, family relations, crimes, parents and children, father daughter reunion, female protagonist, murder, friendship, rivalry, escapades, female killer, long lost father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.0
 27K
Kaththi (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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, crimes, village, gangsters, chase, save the day, corporation, escaped prisoner, farmer, graphic violence, criminal heroes, track down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 6.7
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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: tense, serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, secret agents, israeli, undercover, government agency, state affairs, training, mossad, jewish, rivalry, military training
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.7
 24K
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, soldier, u.s. military, terrorism, team, gunfight, strategy, friendship, investigation, psychologist, wound ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.3
 764
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, tense, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kickboxing, rivalry, crimes, redemption, prison, underground fighting, imprisonment, contests and competitions, empire, performer's life, athlete's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 7K
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: suspense, tense, exciting, captivating
Plot: gambling, conspiracy, secret, mafia, investigation, bet, friend, corruption, surveillance, secret organization, death threat, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Lawless Lawyer (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Driven by the desire to avenge his mother, a former gangster turned lawyer uses both his fists and the loopholes in law to fight against those with absolute power.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, suspenseful
Plot: lawyer, crimes, corruption, investigation, murder, vigilantism, society, money, revenge, teamwork, mixed martial arts, tragic past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 4K
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, tense, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, friendship, brutality, violence, murder, dishonesty, crimes, life is a bitch, adaptation, rivalry, ambition, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.6
 2K
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: police, rivalry, loss of friend, crimes, vigilantism, life turned upside down, law enforcement, revenge, murder, investigation, friendship, murder mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Glory of the Special Forces (2022)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Yan Poyue, a high school student who comes from a family of soldiers. He forgoes the university entrance examinations and joins the armed police force in order to prove his worth to his father.
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: soldier, father son relationship, police, police officer, wartime life, family problems, military officer, military, ambition, police station, police department, coming of age
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.4
 656
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, suspense, exciting, tense ...
Plot: love triangle, crimes, friendship, best friends, car theft, car accident, jealousy, courtroom, car chase, rivalry, arrest, cheating girlfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.7
 8K
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, supernatural power, fighting crime, secret identity, vigilantism, dishonesty, undercover, rivalry, crimes, frame up, super powers, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 8.2
 937
Sr. Ávila (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A family man experiences the tremendous burden of leading a double life as a professional hitman.
Style: realistic, captivating, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, hitman, crime boss, organized crime, intrigue, couple relations, teenage life, nudity (full frontal - brief), danger, deadly
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.8
 374
All In (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: All In is a 2003 South Korean television drama series that aired on SBS from January 15 to April 3, 2003 on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 21:55 for 24 episodes. Inspired by the life of professional poker player Jimmy Cha, it starred Lee Byung-hun and ...
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, sentimental, clever ...
Plot: love affair, romance, ambition, fall in love, gambling, friendship, dishonesty, casino, gangsters, crimes, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, usa, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.9
 10K
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, twists and turns, suspenseful
Plot: missing son, kidnapping, conspiracy, track down, investigation, crimes, parents and children, missing child, heroes, disappearance, retired, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.0
 341
Played (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The Covert Investigations Unit (CIU) risks going undercover to infiltrate and bring down criminal organizations. In this new style of short-term, high-intensity undercover work, each covert “play” is crafted quickly and executed at an even ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: working undercover, fighting crime, undercover, gain trust, crimes, police officer, law enforcement, police, escapades, team, friends, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.7
 1K
Hero (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Kohei Kuryu returns to Tokyo, reunites with his former colleagues, and goes up against one of the most famous lawyers in Tokyo to solve a new case and team up with his best partner, Maiko Amemiya.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: rivalry, crimes, master warrior, legal action, investigation, partners, uncover truth, murder, love, friendship, prosecutor, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, busan, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 3.1
 791
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: crimes, confined, police, rivalry, journalism, rescue, organized crime, abduction, drug cartel, captivity, kidnapping, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.1
 2K
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.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, clever, suspense ...
Plot: murder investigation, supernatural ability, investigator, police detective, police investigation, partner, friendship, murder, genius, police, mystery, heroes ...
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.1
 659
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, suspense, exciting, tense, realistic ...
Plot: forensics, old west, partners, crimes, law enforcement, investigation, sheriff, mortician, small town, fighting crime, rivalry, friendship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Assassin Next Door (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Israel, France, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In an old apartment building on the wrong side of the tracks, two women, unknown to each other, live across the hall on the second floor. Galia is an assassin involved against her will with the local sex-traffic mafia. All she wants is to reunite ...
Style: serious, bleak, rough, realistic, tense ...
Plot: russian mafia, chase, hitman, woman in danger, rivalry, on the run, crimes, disobey, friendship, female fighter, vengeance, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.9
 165K
Altered Carbon (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After 250 years on ice, a prisoner returns to life in a new body with one chance to win his freedom: by solving a mind-bending murder.
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, investigation, murder, consciousness, virtual reality, resistance fighter, body swapping, female nudity, adventure, multiple storylines, doppelganger ...
Time: distant future, future
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Military Prosecutor Doberman (2022)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Do Bae-man became military prosecutor only to make more money and be successful. On the other hand, Cha Woo-in, recently joining Bae-man’s team, became one for her revenge. As these two different purposes shows, the two have very different ...
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: korean army, prosecutor, military, revenge, soldier, fighting crime, coworker, military officer, sleuth, army, teamwork, crime investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.7
 15K
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: tense, exciting, twists and turns, captivating, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, government conspiracy, murder, investigation, spy, crimes, fight scenes, weapons, gunfight, chase, computer hacker, police ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%