Movies and TV shows like Caliphate

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Caliphate (2020)
 8.2
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Caliphate (2020)
Original name: Kalifat
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
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, police, teenage girl, woman in danger, family, security, death, murder, stalking, teenager
Place: sweden, middle east

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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, terrorist, danger, murder, crimes, police and investigation mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Caliphate: Bodyguard (2018), Greyzone (2018), You Are Wanted (2017), Blue Eyes (2014), The Fourth Man (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.1
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Bodyguard (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A troubled war veteran is assigned to protect a controversial politician who may be the target of a terror plot.
Style: exciting, disturbing, suspense, romantic
Plot: terrorism, bodyguard, security, politician, veteran, politics, family, stalking, police, terrorist, minister, assassination ...
Place: middle east, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.4
 2K
Greyzone (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 45 min.
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, disturbing, suspense, exciting, brutal
Plot: terrorism, hostage, anxiety, danger, deal, investigation, criminal, truck, hi-tech, weapons, extortion, blackmail
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
You Are Wanted (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 49 min.
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: suspenseful, tense, exciting, captivating, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: hacker, society, website, friendship, disorder, break in, terrorism, youth, internet, computer cracker, danger, terrorist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 1K
Blue Eyes (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 60 min.
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, suspenseful, serious
Plot: terrorism, politics, intrigue, crimes, political conspiracy, danger, state affairs, mystery, election, murder, corruption, election campaign ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 6.7
 627
The Fourth Man (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 174 min.
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, tense, suspense, psychological
Plot: investigation, cold case, murder, occupation, archive footage, embassy, politics, terrorism, evidence, danger, crimes, police officer ...
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.
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: exciting, serious, captivating, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, terrorism, agent, espionage, investigation, danger, outsmarting, shooting, intelligence, murder, conspiracy, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Prime Suspect 1973 (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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: disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: policewoman, police, murder, sexism, bank robbery, female objectification, female police officer
Time: 70s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Manhunt: Unabomber (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An in-depth look at how an FBI profiler helped track down the terrorist Ted Kaczynski, the Unabomber.
Style: tense, suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense
Plot: terrorism, psychoanalysis, terrorist, serial killer, mathematics, neo noir, federal bureau of investigation, fbi, danger, bomber, manifesto, mountain cabin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Agent Hamilton (2020)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Lithuania
Duration: 44 min.
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, captivating, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Plot: secret agents, spy, conspiracy, terrorism, terrorist, double agent, disguise, paranoia, fear, government agent, secret service, terrorist attack ...
Time: contemporary
Place: eastern europe, sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.3
 582
The Agency (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: realistic, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, cia, undercover, deadly, secret service, government agency, working undercover, state affairs, secret agents, terrorist, spy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
 6K
Perfume (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
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, bleak, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: murder, boarding school, odor, friendship, crimes, crime, investigation, police, unfaithful husband, sex scene, cheating girlfriend, menage a trois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, deadly, law enforcement, danger, track down, crimes, society, manhunt ...
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: terrorism, police investigation, religions or cults, life is a bitch, culture clash, deadly, husband wife relationship, investigation, politics, murder, death, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Berlin Station (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 60 min.
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, partners, government official, partners against crime, crimes, terrorism, strong female lead, politician ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.0
 312
Threat Matrix (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Threat Matrix is a 2003 American drama television series. It lasted 16 episodes. The plot consisted of the events in a United States Homeland Security anti-terrorism unit, led by Special agent John Kilmer. The title of the show refers to a report ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: special agents, terrorism, prodigy, undercover, danger, law enforcement, political conspiracy, heroes, chases and races, mute or deaf, state affairs, government agency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.0
 1K
The State (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Story: The experiences of four British men and women who leave their lives behind to join ISIS in Syria.
Style: disturbing, controversial, suspenseful, bleak, psychological
Plot: terrorism, religious intolerance, single parent, mother and son, graphic violence, recruitment, slavery, mother son relationship, jihad, naivete, british asian, isis ...
Time: 21st century
Place: syria
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.6
 13K
Carlos (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 330 min.
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, terrorist, hostage situation, revolutionary, gunfight, murderer, wanted, radical, danger, mission, leader, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: lebanon, middle east, sudan, europe, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.8
 623
Moscow Noir (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, France, Poland, Lithuania, Finland
Duration: 45 min.
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, business, false identity, murder, police, finance, intrigue, danger, crimes, society, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, year 1999, 1990s, 90s
Place: moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 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, conspiracy, bomb, paranoia, murder, professor, fbi, uncover truth, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., st. louis missouri, west virginia, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 8K
Five Fingers (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Martijn, an idealistic Dutch pianist, travels to Morocco to help start a food program for malnourished children. Within moments of his arrival, however, Martijn is abducted by a group of terrorists, injected with a debilitating drug, and imprisoned. ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, torture, idealism, confined, race against time, charity, missing person, rivalry, danger, deadly, presumed dead ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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, disturbing, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, kidnapping, terrorist, cia, war on terror, state affairs, introspection, government agency, undercover, senator, police brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, chicago illinois, washington d.c., usa, cape town south africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.7
 904
Khadgam (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Khadgam is a 2002 Telugu language Patriotic movie produced by Sunkara Madhu Murali under Karthikeya Movies banner. The film features Srikanth, Ravi Teja, Prakash Raj, Sangeetha, Sonali Bendre and Kim Sharma in the lead roles. Music has been ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Plot: police officer, love interest, terrorist, religious fanatic, brother brother relationship, murder, terrorism, aspiring actor, death of girlfriend, hindu, muslim, casting couch ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Someone Like You (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A common man tries to fight terrorism by making anonymous calls to cops. Will he succeed ?
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: terrorism, bomb threat, patriotism, mysterious man, police officer, terrorist, muslim, bomb, crimes, danger, investigation, police ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The 'Human' Factor (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After his family is brutally murdered for an unknown reason, a computer engineer sets out to find those responsible.
Plot: revenge, murder, family, retribution, shooting a woman, vigilante, dead woman, standoff, terrorism, woman shot, blockade, car accident ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.3
 16K
Fauda (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Israel
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A top Israeli agent comes out of retirement to hunt for a Palestinian militant he thought he'd killed, setting a chaotic chain of events into motion.
Style: suspense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, intense
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, terrorist, war on terror, special unit, covert operation, operation, terror, disguise, murder, danger, assassination, government agency ...
Place: israel, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.1
 758
Ogro (1979)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: At the close of 1973, Franco is still governing Spain with an iron hand. Opposition parties are forbidden; labor movements are repressed; and Basque nationalists are mercilessly hunted. The caudillo is aging, though, and the future of the régime is ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: terrorism, eta terrorist group, franco regime (francoism), terrorist bombing, murder, terrorist attack, terrorist group, eta, archive footage, explosion, terrorist, bomb ...
Time: 70s, year 1978, year 1973
Place: basque country, spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.4
 18K
Beirut (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A former U. S. diplomat returns to service in order to save a former colleague in Beirut.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, suspense
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, hostage, terrorist, war, arab, terrorism, heroes, fight, mission, danger, crimes, intrigue ...
Time: 70s, 80s, year 1972, year 1982
Place: middle east, lebanon, palestine, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.0
 689
22. juli (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The story about the people working on July 22 2011, when a terror attack happened in Norway.
Plot: terrorism, teacher, police, newspaper, blogger, journalist, priest, hospital
Time: year 2011
Place: oslo norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.3
 309
No Contest II (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Sharon Bell is back, this time she must stop a terrorist plot to smuggle Nazi nerve gas.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, martial artist, femme fatale, terrorist plot, murder, save the day, adventure, chases and races, race against time, hijacking, undercover ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.7
 7K
Occupied (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway, Sweden
Duration: 45 min.
Story: In the near future, Norway is occupied by Russia on behalf of the European Union, due to the fact that the newly elected environmental friendly Norwegian government has stopped the all important oil- and gas-production in the North Sea.
Style: serious, disturbing, suspense, exciting
Plot: occupation, alternate reality, ecological disaster, danger, greed, resistance, anxiety, invasion, save the world, rebel, oil, moral dilemma ...
Place: norway, europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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