Movies like Parkland

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Parkland (2013)
 6.4
 14K
Parkland (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: November 22nd, 1963 was a day that changed the world forever — when young American President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. This film follows, almost in real time, a handful of individuals forced to make split-second decisions after an event that would change their lives and forever alter the world’s landscape.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, factual, suspense, light, emotional, touching, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: hospital, assassination, kennedy assassination, fbi, society, doctors and patients, state affairs, deadly, americana, power relations, secret service, brother brother relationship, reporter, ends with biographical notes, conspiracy theory, investigation, journalism, murder, airplane, doctor, catholic priest, funeral, nurse, federal bureau of investigation, camera ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas, california

Most similar movies to Parkland

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about murder, runaway, crimes, deadly, dialogue, investigation and assassination mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Parkland: JFK (1991), Killing Kennedy (2013), Extreme Measures (1996), Interview with the Assassin (2002), The Pelican Brief (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.0
 130K
JFK (1991)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, serious, disturbing, factual ...
Plot: president, political conspiracy, assassination, investigation, cia, kennedy assassination, fighting the system, political corruption, evidence, district attorney, government, legal ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 1960s
Place: new orleans, texas, washington d.c., cuba, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Killing Kennedy (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Drama documentary based on Bill O'Reilly's and Martin Dugard's 2012 non-fiction book "Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot". It follows the parallel lives of John F. Kennedy and Lee Harvey Oswald from the winter 1959-1960 to ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: white house, hitman, assassination, politics, kennedy assassination, americana, democrat, deadly, head of state, administration, couple relations, state affairs ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962, 1960s, year 1963
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas, russia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Extreme Measures (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Thriller about Guy Luthan (Hugh Grant), a British doctor working at a hospital in New York who starts making unwanted enquiries when the body of a man who died in his emergency room disappears. The trail leads Luthan to the door of the eminent ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious, bleak ...
Plot: hospital, investigation, medical research, doctor, doctors and patients, uncover truth, cure, deadly, morgue, doctor patient relationship, homeless man, frame up ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Interview with the Assassin (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Out of work TV cameraman Ron Kobelski is approached by his formerly reclusive neighbor Walter Ohlinger. Ohlinger claims that he was the mysterious "second gunman" that shot and killed President Kennedy. Ohlinger has kept quiet all these ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, suspense
Plot: assassination, politics, conspiracy, paranoia, investigation, political conspiracy, society, americana, murder, dishonesty, deadly, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1963
Place: dallas texas, usa, texas, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The Pelican Brief (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Two Supreme Court Justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everybody else wants her dead.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Plot: political conspiracy, state affairs, murder, political corruption, politics, fighting the system, crime, supreme court, professor, investigation, fbi, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Kill the Messenger (2014)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A reporter becomes the target of a vicious smear campaign that drives him to the point of suicide after he exposes the CIA's role in arming Contra rebels in Nicaragua and importing cocaine into California. Based on the true story of journalist ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, thought provoking, clever, disturbing ...
Plot: journalism, drug dealing, investigation, uncover truth, police corruption, government agency, life turned upside down, state affairs, conspiracy, media, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, nicaragua, los angeles, usa, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.9
 16K
Coma (1978)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young woman doctor discovers something sinister going on in her hospital. Relatively healthy patients are having 'complications' during simple operations and ending up in comas. The patients are then shipped off to an institute that ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, psychological, scary ...
Plot: coma, black market, hospital, investigation, murder, race against time, hitman, amateur detective, abortion, mystery, serial killer, stalking ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.5
 2K
Flashpoint (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two Texas border guards find a jeep buried for 20 years in the desert, with a skeleton, a scoped rifle, and a box with $800,000 in cash. They decide to keep the money, but quietly check up on the info they find. Soon the Feds are running all over ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police detective, mystery, tough law enforcer, partners against crime, witnessing a crime, political conspiracy, danger, government agency, reluctant partners, state affairs, political intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1963
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
All the President's Men (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National headquarters. He is surprised to find top lawyers already on the defense case, and the discovery of ...
Style: suspenseful, talky, clever, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: politics, newspaper, journalism, investigation, political corruption, president, republican, political conspiracy, sergeant, cover up, white house, political intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: usa, mcdonald's restaurant, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Mississippi Burning (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Two FBI agents investigating the murder of civil rights workers during the 60s seek to breach the conspiracy of silence in a small Southern town where segregation divides black and white. The younger agent trained in FBI school runs up against the ...
Style: tense, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: racism, sheriff, murder, small town, civil rights, police brutality, racial slur, african american, motel, police, funeral, suicide ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 3K
Silent Fall (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An autistic boy witnesses his parents' double murder. Richard Dreyfuss as a controversial therapist, seeks to probe the child's mind in order to solve the case.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy, tense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: murder, autism, mystery, investigation, doctors and patients, dealing with death, life is a bitch, power relations, disability, haunted by the past, crimes, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Shock Corridor (1963)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Determined to pull in the Pulitzer Prize, reporter Johnny Barrett will go to any length necessary to win the coveted award. When he learns of an unsolved murder committed at a mental institution, Barrett devises a scheme to solve it and earn himself ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: murder, mental institution, investigation, mental illness, journalism, doctors and patients, uncover truth, losing-it hero, power relations, insanity, psychiatrist, serial killer ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: africa, mount fuji, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
World Trade Center (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: On September, 11th 2001, after the terrorist attack to the World Trade Center, the building collapses over the rescue team from the Port Authority Police Department. Will Jimeno and his sergeant John McLoughlin are found alive trapped under the ...
Style: emotional, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, survival, september 11 2001, marine, trapped, rescue, war on terror, heroes, danger, race against time, daring rescue, demolished city ...
Time: 21st century, year 2001, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.3
 50K
Thirteen Days (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Dramatisation of the Cuban Missile Crisis, the nuclear standoff with the USSR sparked by the discovery by the Americans of missle bases established on the Soviet allied island of Cuba. Shown from the perspective of the US President, John F Kennedy, ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, disturbing, serious, sincere ...
Plot: politics, president, cold war, military, nuclear threat, white house, nuclear, head of state, political unrest, political intrigue, un, undercover ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1962
Place: usa, cuba, soviet union, pentagon, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
 40K
Bobby (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1968 the lives of a retired doorman, hotel manager, lounge singer, busboy, beautician and others intersect in the wake of Robert F. Kennedy's assassination at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, captivating, intense, light, melancholic ...
Plot: politics, hotel, senator, corruption, racial slur, reporter, state affairs, dishonesty, power relations, assassination, political unrest, anti war ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: los angeles, california, usa, vietnam, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 27K
The Double (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The mysterious murder of a US senator bearing the distinctive trademark of the legendary Soviet assassin 'Cassius', forces retired CIA operative, Paul Shepherson to team with rookie FBI agent, Ben Geary to solve the crime. Having spent ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, investigation, special agents, double agent, crime, ex law enforcer, deadly, hunt down, crimes, espionage, assassin, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, washington d.c., paris france, mexico, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Parallax View (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ambitious reporter, investigating a senator's assassination, realizes witnesses to the shooting are systematically dying and discovers a multi-million dollar corporation which serves as a front for the recruitment of political assassins.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: assassination, politics, senator, investigation, murder, corruption, neo noir, political conspiracy, political corruption, reporter, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: seattle, los angeles, usa, seattle washington, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 29K
True Crime (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Boozer, skirt chaser, careless father. You could create your own list of reporter Steve Everett's faults but there's no time. A San Quentin Death Row prisoner is slated to die at midnight – a man Everett has suddenly realized is innocent.
Style: suspenseful, tense, clever, captivating, talky ...
Plot: death row, investigation, false accusation, journalism, race against time, lethal injection, recovering alcoholic, crime, death penalty, deadly, crimes, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, oakland california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.5
 18K
Salvador (1986)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA, Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A second rated journalist from the US tries his luck in El Salvador during the military dictatorship in the 1980s.
Style: tense, realistic, rough, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: civil war, journalism, photojournalist, politics, war, whistleblower, state affairs, crimes, life is a bitch, administration, deadly, media ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: central america, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Conspirator (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.
Style: serious, thought provoking, captivating, factual, emotional ...
Plot: courtroom drama, civil war, assassination, lawyer, president, conspiracy, historical character, trial, boarding house, death sentence, legal, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 18th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Boston Strangler (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Boston is being terrorized by a series of seemingly random murders of women. Based on the true story, the film follows the investigators path through several leads before introducing the Strangler as a character. It is seen almost exclusively from ...
Style: tense, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, hospital, split personality, police detective, strangulation, double life, mind game, police investigation, investigation, crime, mental illness ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 105K
The Firm (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Mitch McDeere is a young man with a promising future in Law. About to sit his Bar exam, he is approached by 'The Firm' and made an offer he doesn't refuse. Seduced by the money and gifts showered on him, he is totally oblivious to the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: law firm, moral dilemma, mafia, surveillance, lawyer, fighting the system, crimes, blackmail, seduction, murder, ambition, fbi ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, memphis, tennessee, harvard university, louisiana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
No God, No Master (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A plot to overthrow the United States government is uncovered in New York City in the summer of 1919 when William Flynn, a field agent for the Bureau of Investigation, is sent to investigate a bomb threat that has targeted some of America's ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, political drama
Plot: politics, crimes, immigrants, special agents, investigation, terrorism, assassination, state affairs, misfit, society, law enforcement, danger ...
Time: 20s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Death of a President (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A fictional investigative documentary looks back on the "assassination" of George W. Bush and attempts to answer the question of who committed the murder. Perhaps less morbid and disturbing to watch now than during Bush's presidency, ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: assassination, politics, secret service, terrorism, sniper, false accusation, map, crime, state affairs, danger, track down, head of state ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2007, near future
Place: usa, iraq, middle east, north korea, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
 126K
State of Play (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Handsome, unflappable U.S. Congressman Stephen Collins is the future of his political party: an honorable appointee who serves as the chairman of a committee overseeing defense spending. All eyes are upon the rising star to be his party's ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: murder, politics, political conspiracy, newspaper, corruption, journalist, congress, investigative journalism, investigation, assassination, conspiracy, reporter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Shock Treatment (1964)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A private investigator endures the rigors of an insane asylum in order to locate $1 million in stolen loot.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, shock treatment, isolation, investigation, cons and scams, crimes, confined, power relations, mystery, unlikely criminals, hidden identity, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 12K
Jagged Edge (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. He hires lawyer Teddy Barnes to defend him, despite the fact she ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, mind bending, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, courtroom, lawyer, court, courtroom drama, beach house, heiress, mystery, crime, neo-noir, heroes, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 27K
Murder at 1600 (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A secretary is found dead in a White House bathroom during an international crisis, and Detective Harlan Regis is in charge of the investigation. Despite resistance from the Secret Service, Regis partners with agent Nina Chance. As political ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense, serious ...
Plot: white house, murder, investigation, politics, laser, political corruption, secret service, crime, deadly, law enforcement, passenger, hostages ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, asia, korea, washington d.c., north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A visiting city reporter's assignment suddenly revolves around the murder trial of a local millionaire, whom he befriends.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, enigmatic, intense ...
Plot: murder, investigation, voodoo, journalism, crime, small town, unlikely criminals, culture clash, lawyer, courtroom, murder trial, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: georgia, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Executive Action (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Rogue intelligence agents, right-wing politicians, greedy capitalists, and free-lance assassins plot and carry out the JFK assassination in this speculative agitprop.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, frame up, politics, anti capitalism, political conspiracy, assassin, cia, sniper, media, state affairs, uncover truth, chases and races ...
Time: year 1963
Place: dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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