Movies and TV shows like Caliphate

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Caliphate (2020)
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Caliphate (2020)
Original name: Kalifat
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
TV show
Story: National Security agent Fatima receives a tip that a terrorist attack against Sweden is in the planning stage. Meanwhile Sulle, a teenage girl in Stockholm, gets interested in her student assistent who opens doors to a new and fascinating world - the true path. Kalifat is a thriller about the intermingled fates of five young women who get caught up in the seducing and destroying force of religious fundamentalism.
Style: suspense, exciting, disturbing
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, teenage girl, police, murder, rape, woman in danger, family, security, death, stalking, islam, muslim, isis, hijab, teenager, intelligence agency, sister sister relationship, conspiracy, suicide attempt, mother, baby, tattoo, female protagonist, knife ...
Place: middle east, sweden, syria, eastern europe

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Most similar movies to Caliphate

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, exciting and serious films and TV series with plots about terrorism, danger, terrorist, murder, politics, crimes and bomb mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Caliphate: The State (2017), Bodyguard (2018), Greyzone (2018), Blue Eyes (2014), You Are Wanted (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The State (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
TV show
Story: The experiences of four British men and women who leave their lives behind to join ISIS in Syria.
Style: controversial, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: recruitment, terrorism, mother and son, single parent, religious intolerance, slavery, graphic violence, jihad, mother son relationship, isis, controversy, british asian ...
Time: 21st century
Place: syria
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100%
 8.1
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Bodyguard (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A troubled war veteran is assigned to protect a controversial politician who may be the target of a terror plot.
Style: exciting, suspense, disturbing, romantic, political
Plot: terrorism, security, bodyguard, politician, politics, veteran, family, stalking, police, terrorist, minister, assassination ...
Place: middle east, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
 2K
Greyzone (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: When a brilliant drone engineer, Victoria, is taken hostage in her own home, a series of dangerous events are set into motion in this high octane thriller.
Style: serious, suspense, exciting, disturbing, brutal
Plot: terrorism, hostage, danger, deal, anxiety, investigation, criminal, extortion, blackmail, truck, weapons, hi-tech
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 1K
Blue Eyes (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: High adrenaline Swedish political thriller from the creative talent behind Humans – An extreme right-wing party is heading towards its best election result when the chief of staff at the Justice Department disappears without a trace. Racism, ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: terrorism, politics, intrigue, political conspiracy, crimes, danger, mystery, state affairs, election, murder, corruption, power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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You Are Wanted (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: Lukas Franke finds himself a victim of a hacking attack, his online information altered to implicate him as having masterminded a cyber-attack on Berlin resulting in a city-wide blackout. Suspected as a terrorist, Lukas scrambles to find out why ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: hacker, society, danger, youth, disorder, break in, friendship, internet, terrorism, computer cracker, framed for a crime, terrorist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 636
The Fourth Man (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: The year is 1975, and the West German embassy in Stockholm is occupied by German terrorists. It's an attack not only on the embassy, but on Sweden's long-standing pride as a peaceful nation. In the aftermath of the violent occupation, the ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, psychological
Plot: cold case, investigation, occupation, murder, archive footage, politics, embassy, terrorism, evidence, danger, crimes, crime investigation ...
Time: year 1989, year 2011, year 1975
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When CIA analyst Jack Ryan stumbles upon a suspicious series of bank transfers his search for answers pulls him from the safety of his desk job and catapults him into a deadly game of cat and mouse throughout Europe and the Middle East, with a ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, terrorism, agent, espionage, investigation, outsmarting, danger, shooting, intelligence, ex marine, murder, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 54K
Rendition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When an Egyptian terrorism suspect "disappears" on a flight from Africa to Washington DC, his American wife and a CIA analyst find themselves caught up in a struggle to secure his release from a secret detention facility somewhere outside ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, kidnapping, terrorist, cia, war on terror, undercover, state affairs, government agency, introspection, senator, police brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, chicago illinois, washington d.c., usa, north africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Agent Hamilton (2020)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Lithuania
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Carl Hamilton has just returned to Sweden after many years of secret education in the US when Stockholm is shaken by a series of terrorist attacks. Hamilton is assigned to assist the Swedish intelligence service in their pursuit of the guilty, but ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: spy, secret agents, secret service, terrorism, conspiracy, double agent, rogue agent, paranoia, rescue, black ops, panic, terrorist attack ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Manhunt: Unabomber (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An in-depth look at how an FBI profiler helped track down the terrorist Ted Kaczynski, the Unabomber.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, enigmatic
Plot: terrorism, psychoanalysis, serial killer, terrorist, mathematics, federal bureau of investigation, fbi, neo noir, true crime, danger, crime investigation, mountain cabin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Prime Suspect 1973 (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Prime Suspect 1973 tells the story of 22-year-old Jane Tennison's first days in the police force, in which she endured flagrant sexism before being thrown in at the deep end with a murder enquiry.
Style: suspense, disturbing, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: policewoman, police, murder, sexism, bank robbery, female objectification, female police officer
Time: 70s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.3
 588
The Agency (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Agency is a CBS television drama that followed the inner-workings of the CIA. The series was created by Michael Frost Beckner and was executive produced by Michael Frost Beckner, Shaun Cassidy Productions and Radiant Productions in association ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, espionage, cia, undercover, working undercover, secret service, deadly, government agency, state affairs, secret agents, terrorist, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.6
 13K
Carlos (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 330 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Venezuelan revolutionary, Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, who founded a worldwide terrorist organization and raided the OPEC headquarters in 1975 before being caught by the French police.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, epic, atmospheric ...
Plot: terrorism, revolutionary, terrorist, gunfight, murderer, danger, crimes, leader, radical, wanted, mission, hostage situation ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 90s, 20th century
Place: middle east, lebanon, sudan, europe, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.1
 7K
Perfume (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: While in boarding school, a group of six become friends through their intense passion for scent. When one is brutally murdered years later, disturbing secrets about the group are revealed when the police investigates each as a suspect.
Style: bloody, suspense, suspenseful, bleak, exciting
Plot: murder, boarding school, odor, friendship, crimes, crime, police, investigation, seduction, cunnilingus, unfaithful husband, cheating girlfriend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Shoot on Sight (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tariq Ali, a Muslim police officer of Scotland Yard, is asked to hunt-down suspected suicide-bombers against the backdrop of July 7 bombings in London. Tariq's task gets complicated as an innocent Muslim is killed by the commando shooters of ...
Style: rough, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, police investigation, religions or cults, culture clash, life is a bitch, deadly, husband wife relationship, investigation, murder, politics, death, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.1
 211K
Body of Lies (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The CIA’s hunt is on for the mastermind of a wave of terrorist attacks. Roger Ferris is the agency’s man on the ground, moving from place to place, scrambling to stay ahead of ever-shifting events. An eye in the sky – a satellite link – ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, clever, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, spy, espionage, government agency, intelligence agency, off the grid, torture, danger, bomb, explosion, beating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, jordan, dubai, turkey, saudi arabia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 125K
Syriana (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The Middle Eastern oil industry is the backdrop of this tense drama, which weaves together numerous story lines. Bennett Holiday is an American lawyer in charge of facilitating a dubious merger of oil companies, while Bryan Woodman, a ...
Style: thought provoking, tense, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: terrorism, cia, capitalism, globalization, politics, corruption, espionage, spy, danger, political unrest, political conspiracy, deal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, lebanon, persia, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Sorry, Haters (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Against the anxieties and fears of post-9/11 America, an Arab cab driver picks up a troubled professional woman with unexpected results.
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, culture clash, danger, war on terror, love and romance, rivalry, post september 11 2001, injustice, immigrants, male female relationship, world trade center manhattan new york city, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, syria
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 8.2
 29K
Strike Back (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows John Porter, a former British Special Forces soldier, who is drafted back into service by Section 20, a fictional branch of the Secret Intelligence Service.
Style: suspenseful, rough, stylized, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mission, swat team, soldier, terrorist, heroes, top secret, daring rescue, heroic mission, army, military, teamwork, sergeant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, iraq, africa, england, afghanistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Before the Storm (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Leo, a guy in the seventh grade gets harassed by a two years older boy in school and seeks revenge. At the same time, Ali, the father of a girl in Leo's class (who Leo has a crush on) is contacted by a opposition group from his home country ...
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, tense, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: first love, investigation, dark past, love, chase, manipulation, fight, husband wife relationship, teenage boy, murder, friendship, teen angst ...
Time: 2000s
Place: middle east, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
 744
The Grid (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 266 min.
TV show
Story: A team of American and British counter-terrorists are tasked with stopping a terrorist cell who's operating on a global level.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, muslim, counter terrorism, murder, fbi, investigation, save the day, rivalry, political conspiracy, danger, rebellion, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, usa, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Berlin Station (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A contemporary spy series that follows Daniel Miller, an undercover agent at the CIA station in Berlin, Germany.
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, secret service, spy, whistleblower, undercover, terrorism, partners, partners against crime, government official, crimes, strong female lead, gunfight ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 2K
Devils (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, UK
TV show
Story: After being implicated in a deadly scandal, a trader at a leading London bank fights to clear his name, but instead uncovers an intercontinental conspiracy masterminded by powerful forces operating in the shadows.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, disturbing, suspense
Plot: conspiracy, bank manager, finance, businessman, money, coping, job, scandal, partners in crime, family, abuse of power, quitting a job ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
 80K
Arlington Road (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Threats from sinister foreign nationals aren't the only thing to fear. Bedraggled college professor Michael Faraday has been vexed (and increasingly paranoid) since his wife's accidental death in a botched FBI operation. But all that takes ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, neo noir, bomb, paranoia, murder, conspiracy, professor, fbi, uncover truth, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., st. louis missouri, kansas, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Arne Dahl 09 -  Afterquake (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: The explosion is powerful and devastation total when a T-train explodes in Stockholm's subway system, one night in November. The country is in shock but when some who call themselves "Siffins Sacred rider" takes the blame in an ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: police investigation, police detective, ex military, police, racism, terrorist attack, terrorism, assassination attempt, assassin, sniper, fascist, skinhead ...
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.0
 116K
The Kingdom (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A team of U.S. government agents is sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, investigation, fbi, special agents, explosions, chase, gunfight, prince, hunt down, team, torture, terrorist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, usa, washington d.c., iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Cassandra Crossing (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, West Germany, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The Cassandra Crossing is an all-star disaster spectacular telling of the terrifying odyssey of 1000 doomed passengers trapped aboard a plague-infested train. A terrorist infected with a deadly virus boards the Stockholm to Geneva Express and ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train crash, plague, terrorism, survival, terrorist, drug dealing, save the day, train, catastrophe, race against time, isolation, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: europe, sweden, poland, switzerland, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
D.C. Sniper: 23 Days of Fear (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Based on the known events that shook the United States for 23 days in 2002. Within 24 hours six people were killed by a sniper in Maryland County. A man and his son get overlooked in all settings where shootings occur. The police, in cooperation ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: terrorism, sniper, murder, police, police detective, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement, track down, society, manhunt ...
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 715
Moscow Noir (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, France, Poland, Lithuania, Finland
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: In turn-of-the-21st-century Moscow, an innocent trade plunges Swedish investment banker, Tom Blixen, into a battle with millionaires, politicians, oligarchs and their private armies.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: politician, propaganda, police, business, murder, false identity, finance, intrigue, crimes, danger, society, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, year 1999, 1990s
Place: moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 18K
Beirut (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A former U. S. diplomat returns to service in order to save a former colleague in Beirut.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, rough
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, hostage, terrorist, war, arab, terrorism, heroes, fight, danger, mission, intrigue, betrayal ...
Time: 70s, 80s, year 1972, year 1982
Place: middle east, lebanon, palestine, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%