Movies like 22 July

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22 July (2018)
 6.8
 32K
22 July (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Norway, Iceland, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: In Norway on 22 July 2011, right-wing terrorist Anders Behring Breivik murdered 77 young people attending a Labour Party Youth Camp on Utöya Island outside of Oslo. This three-part story will focus on the survivors of the attacks, the political leadership of Norway, and the lawyers involved.
Style: suspense, based on true events, rough, suspenseful
Plot: mass murder, tragedy, court, trial, bomb, terrorist, cruelty, lawyer, violence, criminal, politics, terrorism, shooting, explosion, female lawyer, female judge, media frenzy, car bomb, survivor, teenager, multiple storylines, multiculturalism, aftermath, brain damage, soccer ...
Time: 2010s, year 2011, 21st century
Place: norway, oslo norway, eastern europe

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Most similar movies to 22 July

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and suspense films with plots about murder, brutality, violence, death, politics, terrorism and explosion mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like 22 July: Hotel Mumbai (2018), Patriots Day (2016), Elephant (2003), United 93 (2006), Unthinkable (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Utoya - July 22 (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The movie tells the story about a girl who has to hide and survive from terrorist Anders Breivik while looking for her little sister during the terrorist attacks in Norway on the island Utøya, July 22nd.
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: school shooting, summer camp, terrorism, teenage girl, massacre, terrorist attack, sister sister relationship, group of friends, mental illness, archive footage, hopes, violence ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, year 2011
Place: norway, oslo norway
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100%
 7.6
 59K
Hotel Mumbai (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA, UK, India, 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, tense
Plot: terrorist attack, hostage, terrorist, terrorism, courage, jihad, hotel, survival, religious fanatic, shooting, counter terrorism, islam ...
Time: 2000s, year 2008
Place: india, pakistan, mumbai india, australia, bombay india ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 98K
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, tense, suspense, factual, inspirational ...
Plot: terrorism, police chief, manhunt, chief of police, gunfight, tragedy, chase, investigation, surveillance, violence, courage, brutality ...
Time: 2010s, year 2013, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 89K
Elephant (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Several ordinary high school students go through their daily routine as two others prepare for something more malevolent. The film chronicles the events surrounding a school shooting.
Style: disturbing, bleak, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school shooting, mass murder, teacher, atrocity, violence spree, classmate, school, student, massacre, suicide, bomb, classroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, portland oregon, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.6
 104K
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: tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: terrorism, hijacking, airplane, 9/11, terrorist, tragic event, self sacrifice, death, war on terror, al qaeda, passenger, peril ...
Time: 21st century, september 11 2001, contemporary, year 2001, 2000s
Place: boston, new york, virginia, manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.1
 86K
Unthinkable (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A convert to Islam sends the U.S. government a tape showing him in three nondescript storage rooms, each of which may contain a nuclear bomb set to detonate in less than a week. Helen Brody, an FBI agent in L.A., is tasked with finding the bombs ...
Style: psychological, suspense, rough, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: terrorism, counter terrorism, interrogation, violence, nuclear threat, investigation, fbi, moral dilemma, race against time, torture, sadism, right and wrong ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Shoot on Sight (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tariq Ali, a Muslim police officer of Scotland Yard, is asked to hunt-down suspected suicide-bombers against the backdrop of July 7 bombings in London. Tariq's task gets complicated as an innocent Muslim is killed by the commando shooters of ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, police investigation, religions or cults, culture clash, life is a bitch, deadly, husband wife relationship, investigation, death, politics, murder, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, Czech Republic
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Der Baader Meinhof Komplex depicts the political turmoil in the period from 1967 to the bloody "Deutschen Herbst" in 1977. The movie approaches the events based on Stefan Aust's standard work on Die Rote Armee Fraktion (RAF). The ...
Style: intellectual, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: terrorism, revolution, politics, robbery, anti war, political unrest, trial, judge, police brutality, journalist, court, german ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, year 1976, year 1972 ...
Place: germany, europe, west berlin west germany, berlin germany, mexico city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 55K
Rendition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When an Egyptian terrorism suspect "disappears" on a flight from Africa to Washington DC, his American wife and a CIA analyst find themselves caught up in a struggle to secure his release from a secret detention facility somewhere outside ...
Style: rough, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, cia, kidnapping, terrorist, war on terror, undercover, government agency, state affairs, introspection, senator, police brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, chicago illinois, washington d.c., usa, north africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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 ⇓
22%
 6.2
 22K
Closed Circuit (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A terrorist attack in London results in the capture of suspect Farroukh Erdogan (Denis Moschitto). The attorney general appoints Claudia Simmons-Howe (Rebecca Hall) as special advocate on Erdogan's legal team. On the eve of the trial, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, legal action, lawyers and clients, legal investigation, dishonesty, state affairs, danger, law enforcement, mistrust, power relations, courtroom drama ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.1
 31K
In the Fade (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Katja's life collapses after a senseless act impacts her life. After a time of mourning and injustice, she seeks revenge.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, suspenseful
Plot: suspect, revenge, racism, terrorist bombing, marijuana, investigation, father in law daughter in law relationship, conspiracy, husband wife relationship, lawyer, bomb, prison ...
Time: year 2013, year 2016, 2010s, 21st century
Place: germany, greece, turkey, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
World Trade Center (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: On September, 11th 2001, after the terrorist attack to the World Trade Center, the building collapses over the rescue team from the Port Authority Police Department. Will Jimeno and his sergeant John McLoughlin are found alive trapped under the ...
Style: emotional, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, firefighter, twin towers, 9/11, heroes, survival, terrorist, rescue, marine, world trade center manhattan new york city, al qaeda, war on terror ...
Time: september 11 2001, 21st century, 2000s, year 2001
Place: new york, usa, pentagon, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.4
 20K
Run Hide Fight (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A 17-year-old girl uses her wits, survival skills, and compassion to fight for her life, and those of her fellow classmates, against a group of live-streaming school shooters.
Style: emotional, disturbing, serious, realistic
Plot: school shooting, social misfits, cruelty, violence, murder, high school, explosion, social relations, human nature, teenage girl, teenage angst, protector ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Devil's Own (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Frankie McGuire, one of the IRA's deadliest assassins, draws an American family into the crossfire of terrorism. But when he is sent to the U.S. to buy weapons, Frankie is housed with the family of Tom O'Meara, a New York cop who knows ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, police investigation, terrorist, murder, friendship, vengeance, betrayal, danger, rebelliousness, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, northern ireland, ireland, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 8.5
 20K
Black Friday (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Under torture, Indian gangster Tiger Memon confesses to his involvement in a plot to set off explosives throughout Bombay. The police choose not to believe him, however, and bombs tear through the city that Friday, wreaking havoc and polarizing the ...
Style: serious, disturbing, tense, suspense, non-linear ...
Plot: terrorism, muslim, terrorist, interrogation, investigation, politics, law enforcement, legal, society, deadly, life is a bitch, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1993
Place: india, asia, dubai, mumbai india, bombay india ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Mississippi Burning (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Two FBI agents investigating the murder of civil rights workers during the 60s seek to breach the conspiracy of silence in a small Southern town where segregation divides black and white. The younger agent trained in FBI school runs up against the ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: racism, ku klux klan, murder, racial slur, small town, police brutality, civil rights, police, african american, police investigation, sheriff, disappearance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1964
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, united states, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Terrorists (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Following a series of bomb attacks in London, a group of terrorists seize Britain's ambassador to Scandinavia. With the ambassador now a hostage in his residence, another group hijacks an airliner at the capital's airport, announcing that ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: terrorist, airplane, hijacking, terrorism, danger, law enforcement, state affairs, race against time, tough heroes, bait, graphic violence, hostage ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: norway, scandinavia, oslo norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Arlington Road (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Threats from sinister foreign nationals aren't the only thing to fear. Bedraggled college professor Michael Faraday has been vexed (and increasingly paranoid) since his wife's accidental death in a botched FBI operation. But all that takes ...
Style: neo noir, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: terrorism, conspiracy, terrorist, paranoia, professor, fbi, uncover truth, bomb, danger, murder, mysterious character, twists & turns ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., kansas, st. louis missouri, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Massacre Mafia Style (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Terror reigns when Mimi, the son of a deported Don, along with his associate Jolly Rizzo wage a bloody war for control of the West Coast underworld, battling hordes of hard-boiled mobsters and deadly black pimps on their rise to the top!
Style: cult film
Plot: murder, mob, bikini girl, shot in the chest, payback, lesbian sex, severed finger, dog, execution, drugs, flashback, violence ...
Place: sicily, italy, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.0
 15K
The Chamber (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Having survived the hatred and bigotry that was his Klansman grandfather's only legacy, young attorney Adam Hall seeks at the last minute to appeal the old man's death sentence for the murder of two small Jewish boys 30 years before. Only ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: death sentence, murder, racism, courtroom drama, prison, politics, legal, anti semitism, haunted by the past, crimes, legal action, power relations ...
Time: 90s, year 1996, year 1967, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Chicago Massacre: Richard Speck (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A horror film based on a real-life mass murder that took place in 1966. Richard Franklin Speck was a mass murderer who systematically tortured, raped and murdered eight student nurses from South Chicago Community Hospital in 1966.
Style: tense, rough, disturbing, slasher, based on true events ...
Plot: murder, sexual abuse, psychopath, violence spree, hostage, crime, crimes, confined, hostages, journalism, misogynist, brutality ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 1990s, 90s, 70s ...
Place: chicago illinois, usa, dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Untouchables (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Young Treasury Agent Elliot Ness arrives in Chicago and is determined to take down Al Capone, but it's not going to be easy because Capone has the police in his pocket. Ness meets Jimmy Malone, a veteran patrolman and probably the most ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, organized crime, smuggling, tough law enforcer, bribery, trial, court, crimes, tough cop, police investigation, mob boss ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Public Enemies (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ma Barker (Theresa Russell) and her sons rob banks, shoot people and wind up at the top of the FBI's "most wanted" list in the 1930s.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: gangsters, heist, missing person, crime, dishonesty, crimes, special agents, confined, law enforcement, criminal heroes, criminal, robbery ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Dancer Upstairs (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A police detective in a South American country is dedicated to hunting down a revolutionary guerilla leader.
Style: atmospheric, tense, captivating, serious, suspense ...
Plot: politics, police detective, investigation, crimes, danger, dance school, political unrest, fighting crime, corruption, ballet, terrorism, dancing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, spain, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.4
 33K
Compliance (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sandra is the manager at a fast-food restaurant, and Becky is her teenaged counter girl who really needs the job. One stressful day, a police officer telephones and accuses Becky of stealing money from a customer’s purse, which Becky vehemently ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: manipulation, female removes her clothes, false accusation, boss and employee, sexual humiliation, telephone call, human nature, dishonesty, police investigation, power relations, moral dilemma, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, ohio, new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.5
 8K
The Dinner (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two brothers and their wives meet up at a haute-cuisine restaurant to discuss what to do about a horrific crime that their sons committed together. As the quartet debate their options, the conversation reopens old wounds between the siblings.
Style: ambiguous ending, enigmatic, rough, cynical, suspenseful
Plot: stepmother stepson relationship, father son relationship, violence, teenager, flashback, anger, restaurant, husband wife relationship, arson, politician, brother brother relationship, politics ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.6
 208K
Sleepers (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Two gangsters seek revenge on the state jail worker who during their stay at a youth prison sexually abused them. A sensational court hearing takes place to charge him for the crimes.
Style: disturbing, sadistic, suspenseful, serious, harsh ...
Plot: child abuse, pedophilia, prison rape, homosexual rape, childhood, courtroom drama, vengeance, pedophile, torture, haunted by the past, rape, murder trial ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new york yankees, madison square garden manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.6
 202K
Traffic (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, Germany
Duration: 147 min.
Story: An exploration of the United States of America's war on drugs from multiple perspectives. For the new head of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the war becomes personal when he discovers his well-educated daughter is abusing cocaine ...
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, thought provoking, clever ...
Plot: drug lord, drug dealer, drug abuse, addiction, war on drugs, marijuana, drug cartel, organized crime, interracial sex, drug dealing, drug addiction, profanity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: mexico, ohio, washington d.c., latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.5
 31
Soft Bullets (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Asya, Boyana, Iren and Vera are assassins working for S.T.A.R. Will they succeed in finding the killer of their boss?
Style: exciting, suspense, rough, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: student film
Plot: tragedy, murder, prison, killer, older man younger woman relationship, crime boss, female villain, violence, cruelty, femme fatale, mercilessness, revenge ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, future
Place: bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%