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The Paper Will Be Blue (2006)
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The Paper Will Be Blue (2006)
Original name: Hîrtia va fi albastrã
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Out of enthusiasm, a Militia soldier abandons his platoon and decides to fight for the cause of the Revolution. His Lieutenant and the rest of the crew look for him during the confused night of 22-23 December 1989.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, biting, suspense
Plot: rebellion, revolution, political unrest, military, soldier, terrorism, danger, idealism, state affairs, daring rescue, heroes, suburbs, dictatorship, society, media, romanian
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: romania, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about danger, heroes, military, state affairs, soldier, political unrest and rebellion mostly in Drama, Action and War genres. Some movies like The Paper Will Be Blue: The Guillotines (2012), Valley of the Wolves: Iraq (2006), Mercenaries (2011), White Vengeance (2011), The Last Ottoman: Knockout Ali (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Guillotines (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China, Haiti, Hong Kong
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During the Manchurian-ruled Qing Dynasty, Emperor Yong Zheng established a secret assassination squad known as the Guillotines to eliminate all who opposed him. Once heavily favored by the Emperor, the Guillotines are deemed expendable once Emperor ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political unrest, hitman, assassination, danger, soldier, military, deadly, save the day, crimes, state affairs, heroes, strong violent content ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Valley of the Wolves: Iraq (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Turkey, USA, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The movie opens with a fictionalized depiction of a real-life incident: the arrest on July 4, 2003 of 11 Turkish special forces soldiers and 13 civilians by U.S. forces of the 173rd Airborne commanded by Colonel William C. Mayville in the northern ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, soldier, military, vengeance, danger, allies, fighting the system, rivalry, daring rescue, espionage, politics, leadership ...
Time: contemporary
Place: middle east, iraq, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 3.4
 1K
Mercenaries (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Andy Marlow, an ex British S.A.S serviceman turned mercenary, is sent into the Balkans after a military coup has arisen to rescue a U.S ambassador and his aide.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Plot: coup, military, daring rescue, tough heroes, danger, war criminal, undercover, escapades, rescue mission, murder, mercenary, genocide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: serbia, balkan, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
White Vengeance (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 135 min.
Story: White Vengeance tells the story of two brothers contending for supremacy during the fall of the Qin Dynasty, which ruled Imperial China from 221 to 206 BC. As rebels rose, the nation fell into chaos. Liu Bang and Xiang Yu, became leaders of the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: military, revolution, rebellion, battles, mind game, betrayal, rivalry, fight for supremacy, intrigue, state affairs, dishonesty, war ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Last Ottoman: Knockout Ali (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After the First World War, the Allies occupy Istanbul. The protagonist, Yandim Ali is a rogue, discharged from the navy, who doesn't believe that the country can be saved, until he meets Mustafa Kemal (Ataturk), who plans to start a resistance ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: rebelliousness, state affairs, revolution, danger, political unrest, ex military, adventure, tough heroes, resistance, rebellion, occupation, heroes ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Dead Men Can't Dance (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: To stamp out the threat of nuclear war, a special ops team must travel to North Korea to carry out a covert mission to destroy a nuclear power plant. Everything does not go as planned. Their communications are cut off and they must remember their ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: heroes, heroic mission, chases and races, adventure, escapades, daring rescue, undercover, graphic violence, military, danger, sergeant, soldier ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.6
 341
Desert Thunder (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Terrorists threaten to launch a missile armed with deadly disease at Europe. A special unit is put together to stop them.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: bar fight, terrorism, military, heroes, danger, deadly, aerial combats, adventure, escapades, profanity, graphic violence, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.0
 472
Toy Soldiers (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While on a vacation in Central America, some American teenagers are kidnapped by terrorists. A rescue mission is sent after them, but they manage to escape and join up with a mercenary fighting the terrorists.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, officers and cadets, daring rescue, adventure, confined, college, military, friendship, soldier, heroic mission, heroes, hostages ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: beverly hills, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 6.4
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Lost Command (1966)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The film begins with the final moments of the Battle of Dien Bien Phu in 1954, when the final assault of Viet Minh is imminent. The weakened French garrison awaits reinforcements that arrive with a single plane under the command of Major De ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, terrorism, anti war, rebelliousness, revolution, gory, military life, basic training, leadership, political unrest, politics, rebellion ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: vietnam, asia, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.3
 797
The Situation (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The first U.S.-made film drama set during the Iraq war, THE SITUATION chronicles the tragic death of an Iraqi teenager at the hands of U.S. soldiers. The incident sets off an "investigation," a cover-up, and complications involving Iraqi ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: iraq war, danger, racism, assassination, battles, media, terrorism, journalism, soldier, military, state affairs, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: middle east, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.7
 518
Warriors (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada, Israel
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A government-trained killing machine must turn his lethal skills against his top-secret squad's AWOL leader
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: awol, soldier, top secret, chases and races, fugitives, danger, battles, deadly, heroes, adventure, heroic mission, terrorism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.3
 512
Black November (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Nigeria, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A volatile, oil-rich Nigerian community wages war against their corrupt government and a multi-national oil corporation to protect their land from being destroyed by excessive drilling and spills. To seek justice, a rebel organization kidnaps an ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Plot: racism, kidnapping, political conspiracy, terrorism, state affairs, confined, danger, heroes, crimes, dishonesty, hostage, hijacking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Escape from Zahrain (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Yul Brynner plays political leader Sharif who is sprung from a police van on his way to a firing squad by young loyalists led by Sal Mineo. Yul and the other prisoners kidnap an ambulance and head into the Arabian desert with the police in hot ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: desert, revolutionary, arab, student, confined, chases and races, adventure, state affairs, political unrest, revolution, rebellion, tough heroes ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.6
 136
Freedom (2000)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Freedom is a short-lived 2000 American science fiction television show on the UPN network. There were 12 episodes filmed but only 7 were aired in the US. Some episodes were further aired internationally, and the full series is still occasionally ...
Style: serious, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: rebelliousness, rebellion, heroic mission, state affairs, danger, revolution, society, freedom fighter, resistance, on the run, distopia, dictatorship ...
Time: 90s, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
In the Mouth of the Wolf (1988)
Genre: Drama, Action, War
Country: Peru, Spain
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The military anti-terrorist army takes control of "Chuspi", an unknown and faraway small village, isolated by the terrorist group "Sendero Luminoso" (Shining Path). A soldier called Vitin Luna, and other young soldiers face an ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough, serious
Plot: racism, terrorism, military, rape, danger, isolation, village, against the odds, escapades, state affairs, war, soldier ...
Time: 80s
Place: peru, latin america, andes mountains
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 2.3
 843
USS Seaviper (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Direct to DVD movie: The German U-Boat, U-234, from the Port of Kiel is trading cargo with the Japanese. USS Seaviper must locate and stop this dangerous exchange. The Captain of USS Seaviper must go ashore to conduct reconnaissance on an island ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, save the day, race against time, isolation, danger, leadership, heroic mission, war, survival, island, rebellion, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Second in Command (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Romania
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Armed insurgents attempt a coup d'etat in a troubled Eastern European country, and the president flees to the U.S. embassy for protection. When the U.S. ambassador is murdered by the ruthless and gun-happy rebels, it comes down to the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, martial arts, heroes, political unrest, rescue, military, revolution, heroic mission, politics, danger, rebellion, terrorist plot ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.8
 6K
Fire Birds (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A joint task force operation between the Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Army has been formed to dismantle one of the largest drug cartels operating in South America. Multiple attempts to assault the cartel's mountainous compound ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: military, adventure, danger, heroic mission, tough heroes, against the odds, save the day, daring rescue, one man army, flying, justice, rebellion ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Game for Vultures (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The South African businessman David Swansey is delivering illegal German helicopters to Rhodesia. That makes the patriot Gideon Marunga an angry man.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: society, rebelliousness, terrorism, racism, revolution, dishonesty, interracial relations, arms dealing, state affairs, crimes, adventure, rebellion ...
Time: 70s
Place: zimbabwe, africa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Tango Charlie (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Indian Army Sepoy Tarun Chauhan is assigned to proceed to Northeastern part of India that has been rocked by riots and violence with orders to report to his superior, Havaldar Mohammed Ali. Once there, he comes to know that things can be quiet for ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: rescue, war, terrorism, anti war, soldier, danger, deadly, heroes, crimes, escapades, military, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Gangnam Blues (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A "gangster noir" set in the 1970s, when Gangnam, Seoul goes under development. Political powers and darker organizations collide as they seek to grab control of the influential and exclusive area.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, crimes, political corruption, buddies, friends, dishonesty, graphic violence, political unrest, danger, society, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: asia, korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
 468
Hennessy (1975)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set in the Seventies, Hennessy is a Irishman who believes in peace, but who has had connections to the IRA. Hennessy's family is killed, and he plots revenge, setting out to assassinate Queen Elizabeth of England.
Style: rough, serious, bleak, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, terrorism, revenge, war hero, state affairs, fugitives, confined, heroes, adventure, politics, soldier, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: ireland, london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.8
 2K
McBain (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Santos attempts to lead a people's revolt in Colombia to overthrow the Presidente. When his revolt fails and he is killed, his sister Christina goes to New York to find McBain, a lieutenant Santos rescued during the Vietnam War. McBain agrees ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rebellion, drug dealing, soldier, military, vengeance, rebelliousness, heroes, gang, rivalry, buddies, revolution, danger ...
Time: year 1973
Place: colombia, vietnam, asia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 7.3
 1K
18 Days (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 125 min.
Story: 10 Film makers made 10 Separate stories about the "25January " revolution in Egypt and the Egyptian people in the revolution and the protests against the previous President Hosni Mubarak and the departure of President Hosni Mubarak and ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, thought provoking, sincere
Plot: rebellion, idealism, revolution, political unrest, life is a bitch, state affairs, hopes, chaos, society, chaos and mayhem, rally, nursing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 3K
Rebellion (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Dissidents in a French colony attack a police station and take hostages.
Style: serious, sincere, tense, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: politics, hostage, rebellion, political unrest, military, culture clash, state affairs, confined, crimes, life is a bitch, danger, moral dilemma ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
11.25: The Day He Chose His Own Fate (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: On November 25th 1970, a man committed ritual suicide inside the Tokyo headquarters of the Japanese Ministry of Defence, leaving behind a legacy of masterpieces and a controversy that echoes to this day. The man was Yukio Mishima, one of ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, exciting, tense ...
Plot: state affairs, political unrest, tragic hero, rebelliousness, writer's life, life is a bitch, heroes, idealism, downfall, leadership, society, militant ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1970
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.1
 489
Morning Dew (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ethiopia, Germany, France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The Ethiopian intellectual Anberber returns to his native country during the repressive totalitarian regime of Haile Mariam Mengistu and the recognition of his own displacement and powerlessness at the dissolution of his people's humanity and ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: friendship, village, idealism, haunted by the past, revolution, society, political unrest, rebellion, medical school, rich and poor, state affairs, socialist ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: ethiopia, africa, germany, europe, west berlin west germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 576
The Informant (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A former Irish Republican Army fighter, Gingy McAnally (Anthony Brophy), is reluctant about being called back into service after serving time in prison. He executes the grisly task but ends up captured by a sympathetic British police lieutenant ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: terrorism, state affairs, uncover truth, heroes, betrayal, politics, police investigation, life is a bitch, introspection, ira, society, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ireland, europe, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Operation Thunderbolt (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country:
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In July 1976, an Air France flight from Tel-Aviv to Paris via Athens was hijacked and forced to land in Entebbe, Uganda. The Jewish passengers were separated and held hostage in demand to release many terrorists held in Israeli prisons. After much ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, rescue, hijacking, terrorism, soldier, airplane, military, adventure, fugitives, heroes, daring rescue, hostages ...
Time: 70s
Place: israel, middle east, paris france, africa, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
1968 Tunnel Rats (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: During the Vietnam War [1959-1975] a special US combat unit is sent out to hunt and kill the Viet Cong soldiers in a man-to-man combat in the endless tunnels underneath the jungle of Vietnam. Suicide squads of a special kind.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, soldier, danger, heroic mission, tunnel, escapades, chaos, military life, jungle, blood, tough heroes, battle zone ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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