Movies like Shelter 2017

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Shelter (2017)
 5.7
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Shelter (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Israel, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: LEMON TREE meets JOHN LE CARRÉ in a subtle thriller set in Germany involving Mona, a Lebanese woman (Golshifteh Farahani), and Naomi, an Israeli Mossad agent (Neta Riskin) sent to protect their informant while recovering from plastic surgery for her new identity. Mona and Naomi - together for two weeks in a quiet apartment in Hamburg. A safe house. A shelter. No one saw what was coming, no one knew that this supposedly quiet fortnight would turn into an abyss and that shelter would need to be found elsewhere. The intimacy of the relationship that develops between the two women is exposed to the threat of terror that is engulfing the world today. In this game of deception, beliefs are questioned and choices are made that are not their own. And yet their fate takes a surprising turn in this suspense-laden, elegant neo-noir.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: mossad, plastic surgery, female friendship, secret agents, jewish woman, friendship between women, secret agent, name change, firefighter, terrorism, gun, monastery, birthday, beach, cemetery, elevator, isis, female protagonist, photograph, kiss, bus, fire, nightmare, blood, bathtub ...
Time: 2010s
Place: hamburg germany, germany, israel, lebanon, beirut lebanon

Most similar movies to Shelter

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and suspense films with plots about gun, murder, assassination, danger, spy, flashback and blood mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Shelter: The Debt (2010), Nocturama (2016), False Flag (2015), Escape From Raqqa (2019), The Odessa File (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
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The Debt (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Hungary, Israel
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Rachel Singer is a former Mossad agent who tried to capture a notorious Nazi war criminal – the Surgeon of Birkenau – in a secret Israeli mission that ended with his death on the streets of East Berlin. Now, 30 years later, a man claiming to be ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: mossad, war criminal, secret agents, spy, secret agent, moral dilemma, haunted by the past, righting the wronged, spies, war crime, cold war, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 90s, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: israel, middle east, germany, europe, ukraine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.4
 5K
Nocturama (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In Paris, a motley group of young people engineer a deadly plan to spread shock and awe in the city. Each plays their own role. Then they all hide in a department store, a symbol of the consumerist society they are attacking.
Style: non-linear
Plot: department store, terrorism, plan, telephone call, bicycle, gun, fire, hotel room, shot in the chest, parking lot, hotel, taking a photograph ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.8
 1K
False Flag (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Israel
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: The series, loosely based on the true story of the assassination in Dubai of a senior Hamas official Mahmoud al-Mabhouh - the co-founder of military wing of the Islamist Palestinian group Hamas on 19 January 2010, revolves around five ordinary ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, exciting
Plot: mossad, secret agents, secret agent, dual identity, crime, terrorist group, hostage, criminal, abduction, investigation, crimes, frame up ...
Place: israel, iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Escape From Raqqa (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Turkey
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Paris, spring 2015. Faustine travels to Syria with her little son to join ISIS; but, once in Raqqa, she soon realizes the hell she is gotten herself into. Her husband Sylvain quickly understands that the French government is powerless to help him, ...
Plot: isis, airport, blood, bus stop, rifle, bus, border crossing, motorcycle, telephone conversation, taxi, checkpoint, surgeon ...
Time: year 2015
Place: syria, paris france, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Odessa File (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: After reading the diary of an elderly Jewish man who committed suicide, freelance journalist Peter Miller begins to investigate the alleged sighting of a former SS-Captain who commanded a concentration camp during World War II. Miller eventually ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, war criminal, war crime, murder, espionage, assassin, diary, attempted murder, journalism, execution, suicide, mass murder ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1963, post world war two ...
Place: germany, europe, israel, vienna, munich germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.4
 11K
Tehran (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Israel, USA, UK, Greece
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A Mossad agent embarks on her first mission as a computer hacker in her home town of Tehran.
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, disturbing, serious
Plot: mossad, secret agents, covert operation, computer hacker, hacker, danger, computer, nuclear reactor, terrorist group, investigation, crimes, hostage ...
Place: iran, tehran iran, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Paul Sanchez est revenu ! (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The reappearance of notorious criminal Paul Sanchez becomes an obsession for a young police officer who will do anything to catch him.
Plot: burglar alarm, swimming pool, train, bathtub, dog, gendarme, fake identity, safe, bare breasts, gun, sex scene, female full frontal nudity ...
Time: 2010s
Place: south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.6
 21K
Europa (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden, France, Germany, Switzerland, Poland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An American, Leopold Kessler, goes to post-war Germany in 1945 to work as a railroad conductor for the Zentropa Rail Line instead of going into the Army because he feels its a more valuable thing to do for the state of the world. He meets Katharina ...
Style: bleak, psychological, surreal, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: terrorism, against humanity, train, misfit, nazism, suicide, assassination, idealism, betrayal, haunted by the past, danger, employee ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 40s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, munich germany, frankfurt germany, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Sword of Gideon (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, France
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Chronicles a Mossad team hand picked to hunt down the terrorists involved in the 1972 Munich Olympic massacre of Israeli athletes.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: mossad, terrorism, state affairs, crimes, danger, heroes, assassination, workplace situations, vengeance, murder, contests and competitions, fighting the system ...
Time: 80s
Place: israel, middle east, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Red Sea Diving Resort (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Sudan, East Africa, 1980. A team of Israeli Mossad agents plans to rescue and transfer thousands of Ethiopian Jews to Israel. To do so, and to avoid raising suspicions from the inquisitive and ruthless authorities, they establish as a cover a fake ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, based on true events, suspense, non-linear ...
Plot: mossad, refugee camp, refugee, spy, resort, business, saving a life, team, nothing goes right, weapons, jewish history, rescue attempt ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: israel, sudan, ethiopia, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Night Eats the World (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After waking up in an apartment where only the night before a party was raging, Sam is forced to come to grips with reality: He is now alone and the living dead have invaded the streets of Paris. Petrified with fear, Sam is going to have to ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, psychological, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie survival, zombie outbreak, living dead, zombie, survival horror, zombie child, epidemic, zombie attack, loneliness, suicide, survival ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.5
 220K
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: rough, bleak, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, mossad, secret agents, vengeance, hostage, murder, assassination, jewish, politics, terrorist, spy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: middle east, europe, israel, lebanon, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.6
 23K
The Passenger (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 126 min.
Story: David Locke (Jack Nicholson) is a world-weary American journalist who has been sent to cover a conflict in northern Africa, but he makes little progress with the story. When he discovers the body of a stranger who looks similar to him, Locke assumes ...
Style: stylized, tense, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: desert, passport, identity, hotel, on the road, terrorism, espionage, starting over, journalism, journalist, war correspondent, guide ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: barcelona, europe, africa, north africa, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Naked Runner (1967)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sam Laker is an American industrialist, working in Britain, who has just been awarded an international award for industrial design. He is planning to travel to East Germany to attend a trade show and show off his invention, taking his 10 year old ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, microfilm
Plot: assassination, spy, danger, undercover, deadly, espionage, secret agents, child in peril, holiday, intelligence, invention, on the run ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: germany, europe, london, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 128K
Syriana (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The Middle Eastern oil industry is the backdrop of this tense drama, which weaves together numerous story lines. Bennett Holiday is an American lawyer in charge of facilitating a dubious merger of oil companies, while Bryan Woodman, a ...
Style: political thriller, thought provoking, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, cia, globalization, capitalism, espionage, spy, politics, corruption, danger, political conspiracy, political unrest, deal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, lebanon, usa, persia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.6
 1K
Mother (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: This is the 2019 feature film currently in post-production. Not the 2017 Oscar nominated short from the same director.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, entertaining
Plot: older woman teenage boy relationship, motherhood, teenage boy, loss of son, missing son, teenager, disappearance, female protagonist, loss, family relations, mother son relationship, missing child ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
 8K
Five Fingers (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Martijn, an idealistic Dutch pianist, travels to Morocco to help start a food program for malnourished children. Within moments of his arrival, however, Martijn is abducted by a group of terrorists, injected with a debilitating drug, and imprisoned. ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, torture, idealism, charity, confined, missing person, race against time, danger, rivalry, deadly, presumed dead ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Little Trip to Heaven (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Iceland, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Insurance investigator Abraham Holt travels to a tiny town in rural Minnesota to look into a particularly unusual insurance claim stemming from a horrific car accident. As Holt examines the scene of the wreck, it all seems a bit too perfect. And ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, suspense, clever ...
Plot: murder, fake identity, investigation, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, couple relations, family relations, burned alive, insurance investigator, car accident, autopsy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 6.4
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Faultless (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Constance, a 40-years-old real estate agent, gets fired from her job. With no options left, she contacts her former boss, from the small agency where she started her career. To her surprise, he is hiring, but explains he may have already found ...
Plot: nightclub, ex lover ex lover relationship, jogging, oral sex, pursuit, bad guy wins, 40 year old, pushed from height, clock, volleyball, male nudity, train station ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Few Days in September (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Portugal
Duration: 116 min.
Story: 1 September 2001. Elliot, an American C.I.A. agent holding top secret information on the immediate future of the world, disappears. His sole aim was to meet his daughter Orlando, whom he abandoned ten years before. Irène, a French agent who used to ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: intelligence agency, secret agents, deadly, undercover, dishonesty, state affairs, parents and children, track down, political intrigue, sniper, gunshot, spy ...
Time: september 11 2001, contemporary, 21st century
Place: venice, paris france, europe, france, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
 272
Guard No. 47 (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A WW I veteran still haunted by his time in the trenches settles in a small town to work for the railroad company. His pretty wife attracts the attention of the lonely young gravedigger.
Plot: sex scene, world war two, death of protagonist, grave, newborn, crying man, internal monologue, midwife, punishment, voyeurism, train, blackmail ...
Time: 1920s
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.1
 400
Maryline (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A wannabe actress follows her dreams and moves to Paris.
Plot: human ashes, dancing, flashback, dead animal, dog, actress, female full frontal nudity, wine, telephone conversation, nudity (full frontal - brief), stage actress, pubic hair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Zebra Killer (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on the real events that shocked San Franisco in the early 70's. Mac portrays the role of The Zebra Killer, a white man who dresses in black makeup and strolls the city of San Francisco stalking, raping and killing young women. Lt. Savage ...
Plot: police lineup, gun, telephone call, blood, nightclub, attempted murder, knife, abandoned building, candlelight dinner, city, police officer, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Operative (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Israel, Germany, USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young Western woman is recruited by the Mossad to go undercover in Tehran where she becomes entangled in a complex triangle with her handler and her subject.
Style: twists and turns, suspense, exciting, psychological
Plot: mossad, female spy, espionage, interracial romance, spy, molestation, female nudity, secret agents, deception, secret service, disguise, strong female lead ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Gina (2022)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After spending three years in jail, Juan goes free with the aim of recovering Eva's love. Zoe and Ismael, two ex-partners who he betrayed, will return to cross in his way.
Style: neo noir
Plot: beach, criminal, prison, violence, gay, kidnapping, murder, kidnapped, painter, love, kidnapped girl, letter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.3
 1K
The Patriots (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Ariel, un jeune Juif français, décide de quitter sa famille pour partir en Israël et devenir un agent du Mossad, les services secrets israéliens. En participant à des missions à Paris, Tel Aviv et Washington, il sera initié à l'art ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mossad, secret agents, spy, manipulations, manipulation, conspiracy, idealism, moral dilemma, introspection, working undercover, intrigue, government agency ...
Time: 80s
Place: israel, paris france, middle east, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 13K
The Angel (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: True story of Ashraf Marwan, who was President Nasser's son-in-law and special adviser and confidant to his successor Anwar Sadat - while simultaneously Israeli Intelligence's most precious asset of the 20th century. Based on NYT ...
Style: clever, atmospheric, surprise ending, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: mossad, politics, spy, investigator, undercover agent, president, mysterious character, war, historical event, danger, army, secret ...
Time: 70s
Place: egypt, israel, paris france, cairo egypt, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.2
 475
Snapshot (1979)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Angela is a young hairdresser thrown out of home by her puritantical mother after too many nights out. She quickly falls in with the modeling crowd and does some modeling work herself, while it seems she is being stalked by a mysterious figure ...
Style: slasher, cult film, psychotronic, twists and turns, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: photographer, murder, photograph, model, advertising, modeling, stalker, obsession, train travel, foot chase, torch, jealousy ...
Place: melbourne, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Ismael's Ghosts (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The film tells the tale of a widowed film director who is in the middle of making a film about an atypical diplomat inspired by his brother. While he has started a new life with Sylvia, he still mourns the death of a former lover, Carlotta, who ...
Style: enigmatic, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, exciting
Plot: assumed dead, missing wife, presumed dead, observatory, father in law son in law relationship, seaside, husband wife estrangement, love triangle, husband wife reunion, beach, sea, female nudity ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: tel aviv israel, prague, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 2K
Sibel (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Luxembourg
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 25-year-old Sibel lives with her father and sister in a secluded village in the mountains of Turkey’s Black Sea region. Sibel is a mute, but she communicates by using the ancestral whistled language of the area.
Plot: gun, male nudity, cigarette lighter, social outcast, whistling, animal trap, looking at self in mirror, widower, fire, skeleton, sister sister relationship, urination ...
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%