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Balkan Line (2019)
 6.5
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Balkan Line (2019)
Original name: Балканский рубеж
Genre: Action, War
Country: Russia, Serbia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: 1999, Serbia is bombed and Kosovo region is left for plunder by bandits under command of Albanian warlord, Smuk. The removal of the human organs take place within the territories bandits have taken, the robberies, mass assassinations and genocide. Russian intelligence officer Bek Ethoev and former paratrooper turned mercenary Andrey Shatalov head a small detachment tasked with the dangerous mission to stop the terrorism, recapture the airfield used by the bandits and rescue Shatalov's love interest Yasna, who was captured to be harvested for organs, like the rest of the Serbian prisoners.
Style: tense, thought provoking, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, based on true events, rough
Plot: terrorism, female soldier, nato, hostage, society, friendship, swat team, dishonesty, islam, covert operation, civil war, culture clash, abduction, hostages, deadly, brutality, rivalry, vengeance, violence, politics, hopes, danger, death, murder, christianity ...
Time: 90s
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, albania, kosovo, serbia, bosnia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about danger, deadly, murder, heroes, terrorism, soldier and vengeance mostly in Action, War and Drama genres. Some movies like Balkan Line: Special Forces (2003), Uri: The Surgical Strike (2019), Project X-Traction (2021), Sniper: Legacy (2014), Semper Fi (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Special Forces (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Time: contemporary, year 1995
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Uri: The Surgical Strike (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
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Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, tense, based on true events
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Project X-Traction (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Story: When a China-run oil refinery is attacked in Mosul, Iraq, a Chinese private security contractor is called in to extract the oil workers. He learns, however, that the attackers’ real plan is to steal a fortune in oil, and teams up with an American ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, exciting
Plot: survival, soldier, danger, chase, escapades, deadly, rescue, hopes, society, runaway, culture clash, violence ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sniper: Legacy (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A rogue gunman is assassinating high-ranking military officers one by one. When Gunnery Sgt. Brandon Beckett is informed his father, legendary shooter Thomas Beckett has been killed, Brandon springs into action to take out the perpetrator. But when ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Semper Fi (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Cal is a dedicated cop who also serves as a sergeant in the Marine Corps Reserve. When his reckless half brother lands in jail for accidentally killing a man, Cal and his buddies hatch a plan to break him out of prison -- no matter what the cost.
Style: disturbing, suspense, tense, captivating, psychological
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Ultimate Force (2002)
Genre: Action, War
Country: UK
Duration: 49 min.
Story: Ultimate Force is a British television drama series that was shown on ITV, which deals with the activities of the fictional Red Troop of the SAS. The programme started on 16 September 2002 and four series were produced.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: swat team, covert operation, military, danger, counter terrorism, survival, hostages, crimes, terrorism, mercenary, hostage, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Duration: 103 min.
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Style: exciting, tense, suspense, disturbing
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Genre: Action, Thriller, War
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Style: realistic, disturbing, captivating, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Danger Close (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Vietnam War, 1966. Australia and New Zealand send troops to support the United States and South Vietnamese in their fight against the communist North. Soldiers are very young men, recruits and volunteers who have never been involved in a combat. On ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, rough, macabre
Plot: war, vietnam war, danger, brutality, blood, deadly, murder, gunfight, fight, feud, hopes, culture clash ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.6
 355
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 2K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.3
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Duration: 144 min.
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Style: based on true events, intense, realistic, suspense, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.3
 10K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 8.0
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.1
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31%
 6.9
 3K
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31%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.2
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Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Style: disturbing, bleak, serious, psychological, realistic ...
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Time: 90s, september 11 2001, 2000s, 1990s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.3
 354
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Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.9
 72K
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Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 125 min.
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Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, sincere ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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