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Midnight FM (2010)
 6.5
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Midnight FM (2010)
Original name: 심야의 FM
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Popular TV anchorwoman & late night radio host Sun-Young prepares to work her final radio program. After this program she will prepare to take her ill daughter to America the following morning. During the radio show Ko Sun-Young receives a startling text message. At Ko Sun-Young’s apartment, her ill daughter is being watched by Sun-Young’s sister Ah-Young. Then, a man named Dong-Su breaks into the apartment with a large wrench. He knocks Ah-Young unconscious, but is unable to locate Sun-Young’s daughter – who is hiding in a closet. Dong-Su then sends the text message to Sun-Young instructing her to follow his directions and not to tell anyone.
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, twists and turns, serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, radio show, chases and races, crimes, hostages, hostage, radio, justice, vigilantism, psychopath, confined, danger, retiring, media, strong female presence, child in peril, race against time, woman in danger, radio dj, anchor, radio station
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and tense films with plots about crimes, danger, confined, kidnapping, chases and races, crime and hostage mostly in Thriller, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Midnight FM: The Negotiation (2018), The Terror Live (2013), Running Wild (2006), Carjacked (2011), Assassins Run (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Negotiation (2018)
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Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
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Plot: negotiation, hostage negotiator, hostage, abduction, rescue, manipulation, crimes, criminal, police investigation, confined, danger, kidnapping
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea
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The Terror Live (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "I'll blow up Mapo Bridge." An anonymous call comes into a radio station one day. When it turns out to be legitimate, a terrorist's threats end up getting broadcast live throughout the country.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
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Place: korea, south korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Running Wild (2006)
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Duration: 124 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Carjacked (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 102 min.
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Duration: 122 min.
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Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, twists and turns
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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