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The Zero Hour (2010)
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The Zero Hour (2010)
Original name: La hora cero
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Zero Hour tells the story of the La Parca (Zapata 666), a fearsome assassin who is forced to kidnap a private clinic to save the love of his life, Ladydi (Amanda Key). They soonreached the police and a media circus with them, who make our character into a national hero.La Parca finds that saving the life of Ladydi be difficult, but escaped with his followers will be an almost impossible task. Time starts to run out, and what seemed like a perfect plan will end in a frantic ending where La Parca is forced to confront past mistakes, and discover that their worst enemies are closer than he imagined.
Style: tense, realistic, captivating, exciting, suspense, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: hostage, hospital, crimes, gang, confined, danger, childbirth, negotiation, doctors and patients, media circus, journalist, pregnant woman, poverty, murder, strike, love, heist, chaos, hostages, graphic violence, child birth, society, urban, criminal heroes, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: venezuela, latin america

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Most similar movies to The Zero Hour

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, danger, confined, crime, graphic violence, kidnapping and hostage mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Zero Hour: Scenes of the Crime (2001), Greetings to the Devil (2011), Ambulance (2005), Man of Vendetta (2010), Hold Up (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Scenes of the Crime (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man about to get married earns extra cash by driving a local mobster, but things go awry when the mobster is shot dead by a rival crime boss.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, crimes, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, danger, rivalry, dishonesty, criminal heroes, gangsters, deadly, gang ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
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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, danger, confined, rivalry, race against time, forced into action, murder, tough heroes, crime, kidnapping, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, colombia
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Ambulance (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 80 min.
Story: "The Ambulance" is a psychological thriller based on three rules: 1. The entire film must take place in only one location; an ambulance. 2. The story must be in real time; an 80 minute ride. 3. There must be only four characters on the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hospital, hostage, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, siblings relations, heist, hostages, adrenaline, money, dying man, ambulance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Man of Vendetta (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: One day, Hye Lin, the five-year old daughter of a devoted pastor, Joo Young Soo, is kidnapped. Pastor Joo, who has a rock solid faith in God at this time, prays wholeheartedly for her safe comeback, but she does not return. Eight years later, Joo ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: missing child, kidnapping, rescue, crimes, confined, clergy, chase, starting over, society, uncover truth, danger, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Hold Up (2010)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the morning of April 5, 2004, the greatest bank robbery in Norwegian history was carried out in Stavanger. The robbery itself is the main character of the story, and it is illuminated from several angles in the course of the film, from the ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, true crime, police, police officer killed, gang, confined, incompetent police, master criminal, thief, hostage, money, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Alien Girl (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 1990s. Gangster Kiev. A team of four men is assigned to deliver a girl from Prague, nicknamed "The Stranger." As the sister of a recently arrested criminal called Babai, her testimony could damage some important people.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: brutality, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, murder, betrayal, love, violence, kidnapping, mafia, gang, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: ukraine, russia, czech republic, europe, eastern europe ...
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The Killer (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A cold-blooded contract killer hires the services of a cab driver for a full night. He forces the driver to go around Dubai as he keeps finishing off witnesses scheduled to testify against a gangster.
Style: suspense, tense, twists and turns, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: hitman, hostage, danger, crimes, deadly, taxi driver, chase, killings, criminal, murder, confined, victim ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, dubai
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Firestorm (2001)
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Hoping to make a killing on the insurance money, oil refinery owner Wendell Mays decides to burn the place to the ground. His greed endangers the lives of the entire town as the fireball creates a spreading inferno threatens to engulf the entire ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, hospital, firefighting, crimes, race against time, law enforcement, police investigation, danger, chaos, evacuation, fire, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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House Under Siege (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Two young boys and a girl commit a diamond robbery on Halloween. During escape the girl is fatally shot. One of the boys knows a doctor (Jeremy London) who has a private clinic in his house. They decide to go to his house instead of the hospital ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, deadly, society, confined, family relations, murder, racism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Road to Juarez (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An American ex-con with Mexican underworld ties ensnares a pair of young misfits into a dangerous heist in Mexico. Inspired by true events.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gang, cons and scams, buddies, crime gone awry, chase, danger, dishonesty, desert, crimes, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Freezer (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Robert Saunters, a mechanic is knocked unconscious at his birthday dinner and wakes up to find himself locked up inside the restaurant's freezer. Knowing nothing of why he's there, he realizes he has been mistaken as someone else.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: confined, hostages, survival, hostage, crimes, danger, freezer, kidnapping, graphic violence
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.3
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Travellers (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Four friends set out on a motorcycle adventure weekend, clocking up miles in an attempt to outrun their age and urban lifestyles. After bartering with a local land owner for a place to set up camp, they spend the night reminiscing over their wasted ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, murder, confined, captivity, haunted by the past, danger, crimes, wilderness, in the woods, buddies, friendship, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, serious, suspenseful, psychological, captivating ...
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Captive (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Philippines, Germany, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A dozen foreigners are kidnapped by a terrorist group in the Philippines.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, based on true events, serious
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Traffickers (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After his best friend dies in an unexpected accident, black market dealer Young-gyu decides to wash his hands off his illegal activities and start a new life with his girlfriend Yu-ri. But his dream stalls when he learns that Yu-ri needs money for ...
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Plot: danger, nothing goes right, kidnapping, gang, disorder, ship, crimes, crime, graphic violence, organ harvesting, molestation, female nudity
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The City Is Mine (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man coming home after serving time in the penitentiary finds his city in control by local thugs, stops at nothing to gain sole control of a city he feels is rightfully his.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gang, criminal's revenge, rivalry, drug dealing, crimes, gangsters, urban ghetto, ego clash, buddies, love, prison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: moral dilemma, surrender, hijacking, crimes, pirate, confined, danger, piracy, escape, rivalry, hostage, realism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Abducted: Fugitive for Love (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack, a man wrongly convicted of murder is sent to a prison where the unscrupulous warden has political aspirations. The warden manipulates his wife, his political adviser/lover, the prisoners and the voters, all while maintaining a smiling ...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: prison, fall in love, crimes, couples, murder, escaped convict, prison warden, love, danger, escapades, rivalry, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Soo: Revenge for a Twisted Fate (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Tae-soo tries to steal from a gang. The gang catches Tae-Soo's brother, Tae-Jin, instead. The incident causes the brothers to separate. Tae-Soo becomes a mob fixer and an assassin. Tae-Jin becomes a police detective. When a call brings the ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, captivating, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hidden identity, revenge, escapades, crimes, gang, haunted by the past, murder, track down, rivalry, manhunt, police officer, identical twins ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Comes a Bright Day (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A romantic thriller set during the armed robbery of one of London’s most exclusive jewellers. Sometimes funny, often dark, always captivating and never what you expect.
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: wrong place wrong time, crimes, romance, heist, fall in love, danger, love and romance, chases and races, disorder, woman in danger, confined, forced into action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, forced into action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
 543
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, serious, exciting
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, state affairs, confined, political conspiracy, racism, danger, dishonesty, heroes, crimes, hijacking, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Black Ransom (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A powerful triad boss has been kidnapped, and the new police superintendent Koo (Fala Chen) decides to recruit the help of Mann (Simon Yam), a former supercop who has since been relegated to back-up duty. Mann has his work cut out for him when he ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, police investigation, crimes, danger, rivalry, law enforcement, murder, vengeance, confined, blackmail, kidnapping, police brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.2
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Proof of Life (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Alice hires a professional negotiator to obtain the release of her engineer husband, who has been kidnapped by anti-government guerrillas in South America.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, sentimental, intense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, ransom, rescue, group of criminals, jungle, negotiation, mercenary, confined, danger, couple relations, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, london, south america, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Shot in the Dark (2005)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama, Action
Country: Portugal, Brazil
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A baby is kidnapped in a Brazilian airport. Years later, the mother lives in Lisbon and works in a strip-tease bar so she can survive. When she is fired, she joins a gang of bank robbers...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: airport, kidnapping, bank robbery, criminal heroes, gang, parents and children, confined, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, amateur detective, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: lisbon portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
 3K
Wicked Blood (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hannah and Amber Baker are trapped in a dark Southern underworld of violence, drugs and bikers. Both live in fear of their "Uncle Frank" Stinson, the ruthless leader of a crime organization.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: betrayal, family in danger, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, danger, rivalry, crimes, criminal's revenge, youth, orphan ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Johan Falk: Barninfiltratören (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of young robbers, specializing in robbing shopping center security guards, are raging through out Gothenburg. A robbery goes awry when an innocent passerby is killed. Ricky, the gang's young leader, tries to quickly find an expert who ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: crime gone awry, crimes, law enforcement, danger, police detective, investigation, hunt down, rivalry, graphic violence, urban, gangsters, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Pawn (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A petty robbery spirals into a tense hostage situation after three gunmen hold up a diner that's a front for the mob.
Style: tense, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, hostages, crimes, danger, gangsters, tough heroes, disorder, crime, graphic violence, diner, crime gone awry, hostage negotiator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.0
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The Zone (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Residents of an enclosed neighborhood in the middle of Mexico DF are shocked by a violent crime, and for one resident in particular, young Alejandro, the drama is ratcheted up when he encounters the lone kid who escaped the event and is hiding out ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, violence, vengeance, heist, vigilantism, isolation, crimes, danger, confined, slum, escape, militia ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
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