Movies like Omar 2013

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Omar (2013)
 7.5
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Omar (2013)
Original name: عمر
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Palestine
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The drama, the story of three childhood friends and a young woman who are torn apart in their fight for freedom, is billed as the first fully-financed film to come out of the Palestinian cinema industry.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, disturbing, bleak, serious, realistic, surprise ending, suspense
Plot: militant, friendship, moral dilemma, resistance, power of love, confession, family relations, terrorism, muslim, life is a bitch, love and romance, social problems, love affair, danger, mistrust, gain trust, occupation, society, deadly, freedom fighter, betrayal, prisoner, insurgent, blackmail, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: palestinian authority, israel, middle east, palestine

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and disturbing films with plots about crimes, life is a bitch, murder, society, danger, deadly and crime mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Omar: Paradise Now (2005), The Attack (2012), Bethlehem (2013), Ali and Nino (2016), Trapped (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 23K
Paradise Now (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: France, Germany, Netherlands, Israel
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Paradise Now is filmed from the perspective of two Palestinian men who are preparing to perform a suicide attack in Israel. This is the first film to deal with the subject of suicide bombers.
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, bleak, rough, controversial ...
Plot: terrorism, israeli palestinian conflict, suicide, freedom, politics, bomb, friendship, self sacrifice, occupation, destiny, mission gone awry, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, palestine, palestinian authority, tel aviv israel ...
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100%
 7.1
 4K
The Attack (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
Country: Lebanon, France, Qatar, Belgium, Egypt
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An Arab surgeon living in Tel Aviv discovers a dark secret about his wife in the aftermath of a suicide bombing.
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: uncover truth, terrorism, investigation, danger, radical, occupation, society, suicide bomber, husband wife relationship, loss of wife, deadly, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, palestinian authority, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 2K
Bethlehem (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Israel, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Bethlehem tells the story of the unlikely bond between Razi, an Israeli secret service officer, and his Palestinian informant Sanfur, the younger brother of a senior Palestinian militant. Razi recruited Sanfur when he was just 15, and developed a ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, terrorism, undercover, danger, special agents, double agent, moral dilemma, society, secret service agent, informant, teenager, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005
Place: israel, palestinian authority, middle east, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.0
 5K
Ali and Nino (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Azerbaijan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Muslim prince Ali and Georgian aristocrat Nino have grown up in the Russian province of Azerbaijan. Their tragic love story sees the outbreak of the First World War and the world’s struggle for Baku’s oil. Ultimately they must choose to fight ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, sincere, touching, exciting ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, family outing
Plot: love, couples, muslim, christian, world war one, impossible love, society, love and romance, romance, family relations, secret love, friendship ...
Place: georgia (former ussr), caucasus, azerbaijan, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.8
 116
Trapped (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Anton O'Neill returns home after five years at sea, he finds that 1970's Ireland is a radically different place to the one he left behind. Northern Ireland is in flames, and civil unrest has spilled south of the border to his beloved ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: terrorism, ira, moral dilemma, on the run, police detective, law enforcement, rebellion, danger, life is a bitch, deadly, society, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: europe, ireland, paris france, belfast, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Out in the Dark (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Israel, USA, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two young men — a Palestinian grad student and an Israeli lawyer — meet and fall in love amidst personal and political intrigue in this striking debut feature from Israeli director Michael Mayer.
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, bleak, serious ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, forbidden love, gay couple, family relations, gay sex, gay student, israeli palestinian conflict, love affair, society, impossible love, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 90s, year 1993
Place: israel, middle east, palestinian authority, asia, tel aviv israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 2K
Inch'Allah (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Canadian doctor finds her sympathies sorely tested while working in the conflict ravaged Palestinian territories.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, disturbing, serious, emotional ...
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, political unrest, doctors and patients, injustice, society, friendship, life is a bitch, wartime life, doctor, terrorism, tragedy, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, palestine, palestinian authority, middle east, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 860
Private (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Palestinian family is trapped inside a house commandeered by Israeli soldiers.
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: soldier, human rights, survival, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, military, society, family in danger, teenage life, terrorism, parents and children, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, palestinian authority, israel, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Cassandra's Dream (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The tale of two brothers with serious financial woes. When a third party proposes they turn to crime, things go bad and the two become enemies.
Style: twists and turns, tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, investigation, debt, crime, crimes, moral dilemma, siblings relations, money, gambling, family relations, loan, blackmail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.8
 11K
New York (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India, USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: New York is a contemporary story of friendship set against the larger than life backdrop of a city often described as the centre of the world. Omar has gone abroad for the first time in his life and soon enough he begins to see and love America ...
Style: emotional, disturbing, realistic, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: injustice, 9/11, friendship, society, life turned upside down, false accusation, terrorism, muslim, undercover, fbi, prison, immigrants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: suspenseful, disturbing, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, police investigation, culture clash, religions or cults, life is a bitch, deadly, investigation, husband wife relationship, death, politics, murder, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Hypnotist (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After a young woman and her parents are murdered by a killer determined to wipe out the entire family, Detective Inspector Joona Linna works with a psychiatrist to hypnotize the son who narrowly escaped death in order to find the one surviving ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hypnotist, witnessing a crime, hypnosis, murder, psychologist, moral dilemma, crimes, crime, law enforcement, danger, cop witness relations, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Swedish tabloid Kvällspressen has set their crime reporter, Annika Bengtzon, to monitor a complex murder case. The victim is a colleague and the only witness is a 15-year-old boy. Bengtzons inquiries may be an unexpected turn when the tracks ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: murder, journalism, danger, dishonesty, deadly, investigation, crimes, crime, husband wife relationship, family relations, strong female presence, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Fjällbacka Murders: In the Eye of the Beholder (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Erica's sister Anna is visiting at the same time as the TV program "Antiques cubed" is in town to record at the castle in Fjällbacka. When Anna runs into the TV host for the show, Claes Wager, sparks quickly evolve into a flirt ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: investigation, murder, crimes, love affair, amateur detective, deadly, family relations, danger, couples, siblings relations, love and romance, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.8
 308
Villa Captive (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A young actress seeking a life away from adult movies moves to Florida insearch of a new identity. Her newfound peace is shattered when local thugsrecognize her.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, serious, realistic, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, sexual abuse, rape, danger, vengeance, woman in danger, life is a bitch, crimes, deadly, violence spree, nudity (full frontal - brief), violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.4
 20K
The Yards (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In the rail yards of Queens, contractors repair and rebuild the city's subway cars. These contracts are lucrative, so graft and corruption are rife. When Leo Handler gets out of prison, he finds his aunt married to Frank Olchin, one of the big ...
Style: tense, bleak, realistic, rough, emotional ...
Plot: betrayal, corruption, murder, whistleblower, false accusation, crime, political corruption, crimes, injustice, moral dilemma, life is a bitch, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.2
 711
Civil Brand (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Forced to work under slave-like conditions in a "prison for profit" program, the inmates of a mostly-African-American female prison, Whitehead Correctional, try to take over the institution. At the core of the story is Frances, who finds ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, rough, tense, thought provoking ...
Plot: friendship, prison, injustice, social decay, human spirit, prison life, juvenile delinquency, hopes, racism, sexual abuse, criminal heroes, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.1
 86K
Unthinkable (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A convert to Islam sends the U.S. government a tape showing him in three nondescript storage rooms, each of which may contain a nuclear bomb set to detonate in less than a week. Helen Brody, an FBI agent in L.A., is tasked with finding the bombs ...
Style: psychological, suspense, rough, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: terrorism, nuclear threat, counter terrorism, interrogation, violence, investigation, fbi, moral dilemma, race against time, torture, sadism, right and wrong ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 6.1
 2K
The Living (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After an alcohol induced blacked-out night of drinking, Teddy discovers he has severely beaten his wife, Molly. As he attempts to redeem himself to her she must decide whether or not she will take him back as her mother, Angela, continuously ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: danger, siblings relations, crime gone awry, hitman, deadly, crimes, disorder, crime, brutality, mental illness, revenge, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Corrupted (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set ahead of the 2012 London Olympics, the film follows Liam (Sam Claflin), an ex-con trying to win back the love and trust of his family. He has lost everything at the hands of a local crime syndicate run by Clifford Cullen (Spall), who has ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, escapades, murder, danger, corruption, society, family, crimes, life is a bitch, parents and children, police, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, year 2002, year 2012
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An urban hotel in London is a gathering and flash point for legal and illegal immigrants attempting to cobble together their lives in a new country. The immigrants include Senay, a Turkish woman, and a Nigerian doctor named Okwe who is working as a ...
Style: bleak, thought provoking, suspenseful, tense, harsh ...
Plot: hotel, immigrants, friendship, blackmail, theft, black market, maid, illegal immigration, surgery, prostitute, social decay, lebanese ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, nigeria, turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.6
 558
Clandestine (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Three boys escape from a youth prison in Spain, and head for the city of Madrid. Xabi and Joel, both Spanish, and an Arabic boy named Driss, quickly meet up with some eccentric people on the road. Joel, and the very cute and lovable Driss have no ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, bomb, love affair, crimes, life is a bitch, confined, betrayal, police, youth, curses spells and rituals, gays and lesbians, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.9
 8K
The Vulture (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Chile, France, South Korea
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In Argentina over 8,000 people die in traffic accidents every year. Behind each of these tragedies is a flourishing industry founded on insurance payouts and legal loopholes. Sosa is a lawyer who tours the A&E Departments of the public ...
Style: neo noir, tense, captivating, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: car accident, crimes, love affair, insurance, romance, cons and scams, society, life is a bitch, lawyers and clients, power relations, lawyer, self destructing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Deadly Betrayal (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: International reporter Jeff Randal spends half of his time abroad. His wife Donna feels neglected. When their preteen daughter Melinda's hunky teacher Adam Hamilton notices, Donna becomes his hot lover, to her Boston bookstore employer and ...
Style: tense, sexy, suspenseful, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, dangerous attraction, love affair, love and romance, crimes, danger, betrayal, couples, murder, stalking, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.5
 262
Oliver Sherman (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Feeling lost and disconnected, with no family of his own, veteran Sherman Oliver sets out to the countryside in search of the soldier who saved him back in the war. That man, Franklin Page, has long since moved on - to a wife, two children, and a ...
Style: realistic, psychological, bleak, tense, serious ...
Plot: family relations, homecoming, human nature, haunted by the past, moral dilemma, friendship, society, buddies, uninvited guest, small town, murder, war veteran ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.0
 1K
Cannibal (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Cannibal is based on the true-crime story of Armin Meiwes, the "Rotenburg Cannibal" who posted an online ad searching for someone to volunteer to be mutilated and eaten. Unlikely as it may seem, someone actually replied. The film shows a ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, danger, crimes, deadly, gory, computers and web, psychopath, violence, cannibalism, homosexual, hopelessness, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Soldier of Orange (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 165 min.
Story: This film depicts World War II through the eyes of several Dutch students. It follows them through the beginning of the war, the Nazi occupation and the liberation.
Style: stylized, realistic, tense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, betrayal, war, espionage, queen, occupation, escape attempt, resistance, german, friendship, anti semitism ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 1930s, 80s
Place: europe, netherlands, london, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.8
 3K
Rushlights (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Young lovers Billy and Sarah journey from L.A. to Texas with plans to make a false claim to the valuable assets left behind by a dead friend. But when their voyage brings them to Tremo, Texas, they find a bizarre and sinister world awaiting them.
Style: neo noir, serious, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Plot: crimes, cons and scams, murder, couples, crime gone awry, betrayal, deadly, small town, inheritance, drug dealer, sheriff, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 2.7
 823
Gangster (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Antonio Moro works for gangster boss Thomas Steel. He lives happily with his girlfriend Tanya who is expecting their child. Antonio's future looks bright, until one evening when he is ordered to kill a person who is close to all of them.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, twists and turns, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, criminal heroes, crimes, siblings relations, moral dilemma, love and romance, assassination, law enforcement, deadly, love affair, family relations, criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Road to Guantanamo (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Part drama, part documentary, The Road to Guantánamo focuses on the Tipton Three, a trio of British Muslims who were held in Guantanamo Bay for two years until they were released without charge.
Style: rough, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, pow, muslim, injustice, u.s. army, warning, life is a bitch, dishonesty, rage, couples, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 2001, year 2003, year 2004 ...
Place: cuba, latin america, afghanistan, pakistan, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%