Movies like Fishing Without Nets

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Fishing Without Nets (2014)
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Fishing Without Nets (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Kenya, Somalia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In Somalia, principled, young husband and father Abdi turns to piracy to support his family. While his wife and child wait for him in Yemen, an outdated and fragile satellite phone is his only connection to all he truly values. Abdi and his fellow pirates hit the high seas and capture a French oil tanker, demanding a hefty ransom. During the long, tedious wait for the cash to arrive, Abdi forges a tentative friendship with one of the hostages. When some of the pirates resort to violence, Abdi must make dramatic choices to determine his course.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, realistic, psychological, rough, suspenseful
Plot: moral dilemma, pirate, crimes, hijacking, surrender, confined, danger, piracy, escape, rivalry, hostages, hostage, graphic violence, realism, power relations, mission
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa

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Most similar movies to Fishing Without Nets

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, realistic, serious and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, danger, rivalry, murder, confined, graphic violence and kidnapping mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Fishing Without Nets: A Hijacking (2012), Fatal Secrets (2009), Holy Ghost People (2013), Unter Nachbarn (2011), Resilience (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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A Hijacking (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Tensions are high after a Danish freighter is captured and held for ransom by Somali pirates, leading to weeks of high-stakes negotiations – and an escalating potential for explosive violence.
Style: bleak, tense, psychological, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: hijacking, pirate, negotiation, hostage, ransom, cargo ship, hostages, sailor, confined, captivity, moral dilemma, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: denmark
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95%
 3.9
 294
Fatal Secrets (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "BALANCING THE BOOKS" is a character-driven suspense drama about an attractive woman who enlists the help of her two best friends to confront a traumatic experience she can no longer deny. Julia, divorced and successfully self-employed, ...
Style: psychological, suspense, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: danger, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, secret, couple relations, uncover truth, maniac, murder, graphic violence, sexual abuse, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Holy Ghost People (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On the trail of her missing sister, Charlotte enlists the help of Wayne, an ex-Marine and alcoholic, to infiltrate the Church of One Accord - a community of snake-handlers who risk their lives seeking salvation in the Holy Ghost.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: crimes, uncover truth, missing person, drugs/alcohol, rescue, danger, religions or cults, woman in danger, clergy, profanity, graphic violence, church ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.1
 654
Unter Nachbarn (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Good Neighbour is a 2011 German film directed by Stephan Rick. It premiered in competition at the 2011 Shanghai International Film Festival and was screened at the 2011 Montreal World Film Festival and the Hof International Film Festival.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, crimes, journalism, neighbor, manslaughter, power relations, buried truth, danger, deadly, male friendship, friendship between men, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Resilience (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An average man finds himself in a position to prevent the murder of a family member -- the unnerving descent of a man caught between resilience and ruthlessness.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: moral dilemma, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, rivalry, intrigue, crimes, dishonesty, human nature, feud, murder, sexual content, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Blood and Ties (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Da-eun lives a happy life with her single father, a man who sacrificed everything in his life for her. She loved her father very dearly. However, their relationship is about to take an unexpected turn. Da-eun becomes suspicious that her father might ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, parents and children, uncover truth, murder, moral dilemma, danger, hidden identity, investigation, family relations, crimes, dishonesty, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, korea
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66%
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Good Chemistry (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After picking up an alluring woman,Toby, a gifted chemist slumming as a high school teacher, is kidnapped by her violent boyfriend and ordered to use his skills to create methamphetamine for a group of drug traffickers. When Toby refuses, his ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, deadly, drug abuse, crimes, danger, on the run, dishonesty, drug dealing, cons and scams, frame up, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Enemies Among Us (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: It's not politics as usual, or is it? The governor of Louisiana is about to become the vice-presidential candidate for his party but a murder and an international web spanning from South Africa to Pakistan and North Korea might just get in the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: assassination, campaign, danger, crimes, political corruption, politics, dishonesty, haunted by the past, rivalry, graphic violence, profanity, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 5.7
 4K
Supremacy (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story centers on paroled white supremacist who has just killed a cop, and takes a black family hostage. Within hours of being released from 14 years of solitary confinement in maximum-security Pelican Bay State Prison, Garrett Tully is on the ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, based on true events
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, mind game, danger, crimes, family in danger, hostages, society, deadly, confined, family relations, murder, racism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.4
 1K
The Employer (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five highly qualified applicants interview for a coveted job with the Carcharias Corporation, a powerful conglomerate whose business practices are shrouded in mystery. On the night before the last round of interviews, they are all kidnapped and ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, confined, danger, rivalry, contests and competitions, survival, kidnapping, death, corporate crimes
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.8
 360
Unrequited (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: UNREQUITED is a psychological thriller and tells the story of Ben Jacobs, a troubled young man who, on his 18th birthday, has to leave the group home for "troubled teens" where he has been living for the past several months and move back ...
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, serious, bleak ...
Plot: love and romance, unfulfilled love, confined, unrequited love, teenage love, kidnapping, dysfunctional family, crimes, danger, adaptation, abduction, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.6
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Hostages (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Israel
Duration: 44 min.
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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 ...
Plot: family relations, family in danger, political conspiracy, treason, crimes, moral dilemma, danger, confined, dishonesty, parents and children, abduction, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Through the Air (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Vincent, a former air rifle champion lives a quiet life with his wife and his daughter. Despite his happy family life he ends up with economic problems. One day at the shooting range he meets the mysterious Renaud who promises him a solution to his ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: parents and children, moral dilemma, deadly, contract killing, conspiracy, couples, danger, family problems, family in crisis, cigarette smoking, gun, shot in the chest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.1
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Abandoned (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mary Walsh delivers boyfriend Kevin to a hospital for routine outpatient surgery. But when Mary returns to take him home, he's mysteriously vanished.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: hospital, crimes, missing person, race against time, danger, doctors and patients, uncover truth, rivalry, intrigue, confined, investigation, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.6
 610
Blame (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of young vigilantes seeking revenge for a sexual betrayal fall far from grace. When the truth is out they find themselves on the dark side of justice.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, tense, psychological ...
Plot: vengeance, assassination attempt, injustice, village, crimes, haunted by the past, danger, rivalry, crime gone awry, life is a bitch, postman, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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51%
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Stash House (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Dave and Emma have found the perfect house, until they discover a stash of heroine and end up imprisoned in it by violent thugs.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: survival, stash, confined, danger, couples, crimes, gangsters, trapped, rivalry, escapades, new house, smuggling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Locked in a Room (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: "Locked in a Room" is a story about three teenagers that are trapped in three separate rooms. They are monitored and watched by a masked man who takes notes on paper as to their every move and emotion. They are further tormented by an ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspense, captivating, scary ...
Plot: vengeance, confined, danger, crimes, mysterious character, trapped, room, teenager, survival, isolation, violence, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, confined, rivalry, danger, forced into action, race against time, murder, chases and races, heroes, kidnapping, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 6.2
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Viva Riva! (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: The Democratic Republic Of Congo, France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Riva is an operator, a man with charm and ambition in equal measure. Kinshasa is an inviting place. With petrol in short supply in DRC's capital, he and his sidekick pursue a plot to get hold of a secret cache - barrels of fuel they can sell ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: rivalry, crimes, danger, treasure hunt, tough heroes, gangsters, life is a bitch, ambition, murder, fuel, money, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.9
 893
The Mortician (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alienated and cold, The Mortician (Method Man) processes the corpses with steely disregard. He is lonely and isolated. He is introduced to his new employee, Noah, (EJ Bonilla) by the morgue boss (Edward Furlong). Noah is a volatile youth working as ...
Style: neo noir, tense, psychological, bleak, serious ...
Plot: mortician, murder, haunted by the past, redemption, social decay, emotionless, crimes, danger, corpse, child in peril, graphic violence, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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47%
The Devil's in the Details (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 7 minutes from now in Nogales, Arizona, Thomas Conrad's life will forever change when he gets caught up in a Mexican cartels poetic game of drug mule chess.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, drug dealing, race against time, drug cartel, danger, rivalry, strong violent content, chases and races, mexican
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Knockdown (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Six years ago Jack "The Ripper" Stemmons, an American boxer had his career destroyed by a St. Louis bookie. After Jack seeks revenge he is forced into hiding. Jack disappears half way around the world in Thailand. There he falls victim to ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: haunted by the past, crimes, mysterious character, boxer, past, starting over, rivalry, danger, sexual content, bookies, fixed match, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 673
Perez. (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Demetrio Perez is a tough prosecutor torn between the corruption inherent in his job and the desire to do right by his family. But when opportunity presents itself and his daughter Thea falls in love with a Mafioso’s son, Perez has to cut through ...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: lawyer, crimes, gangsters, rivalry, danger, dishonesty, blackmail, protection, legal, family, manipulation, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 5.7
 896
One on One (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On May 9th, a female high school student was brutally murdered. There are 7 suspects and 7 shadows that terrorize them. Who are they and which one of them is you?
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: murder, crimes, danger, vigilantism, rivalry, vengeance, terrorist group, investigation, high school student, suspect, group of friends, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.1
 2K
Chariot (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Seven strangers find themselves unwitting participants in a U.S. government evacuation program gone horribly wrong.
Style: mysterious, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: danger, airplane, amnesia, confined, group of strangers, crimes, mystery, heroes, psychological drama
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
On the Inside (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A decent but troubled young man is sent to a psychiatric institution for the criminally insane and soon finds himself in a fight for his life battling ghosts inside his head and very real enemies all around him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, mental illness, mental institution, redemption, confined, mentally unstable, haunted by the past, woman in danger, crime and punishment, criminal psychologist, female prisoner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.1
 387
My Gal Sunday (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: It was love at first sight for beautiful young lawyer Sandra "Sunday" O'Brien-Parker (Rachel Blanchard) and Henry Parker (Cameron Mathison), retiring White House Secretary of State, when Sunday's dad Danny (Jack Wagner), ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: rescue, investigation, fighting crime, rivalry, danger, uncover truth, murder, hitman, crimes, confined, race against time, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.9
 2K
Repentance (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An earnest life-coach/author, Thomas Carter, is mysteriously abducted by a deranged client, Angel Sanchez, who delves into Thomas' teachings and uses his spiritual messages of Karma - action and reaction (Vipaka), against him to terrorize him ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, slasher
Plot: psychopath, confined, family in danger, crimes, rivalry, deadly, split personality, murder, terror, maniac, villain, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
 2K
Rapt (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A rich industrialist is brutally kidnapped. While he physically and mentally degenerates in imprisonment, the kidnappers, police and the board of the company of which he is director negotiate about the ransom of 50 million euro.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, contemplative ...
Plot: hostage, life turned upside down, kidnapping, crimes, confined, dishonesty, danger, captivity, uncover truth, abduction, ransom, double life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, belgium, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.6
 319
Last Screening (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Sylvain, a film-obsessed 31-year-old, lives in the basement of a small art-house theater where he works as a programmer, projectionist and cashier. Each night, after the last showing, he goes out for a murderous ritual.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, theater, psychopath, danger, deadly, small town, murder, violence, crimes, mentally unstable, solitary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%