Movies like Killing Kennedy

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Killing Kennedy (2013)
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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 those fatal days in Dallas in November 1963, when they both died within two days after each other and were buried on the same day - John F. Kennedy in a state funeral in Washington D.C., broadcast live both to Europe and the Pacific, while Oswald was buried in Forth Worth at a small funeral where the attending reporters were asked to act as pallbearers.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, realistic, stylized, bilingual
Plot: hitman, politics, white house, assassination, kennedy assassination, couple relations, deadly, head of state, americana, democrat, state affairs, administration, dog, sniper, president, cinema, adultery, paranoia, swimming pool, shooting, murder, reporter, vigilantism, funeral, assassination of president ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1962, year 1963
Place: usa, russia, texas, washington d.c., dallas texas

Most similar movies to Killing Kennedy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about state affairs, politics, murder, deadly, assassination, dishonesty and crimes mostly in Drama, Thriller and History genres. Some movies like Killing Kennedy: Parkland (2013), Interview with the Assassin (2002), The Parallax View (1974), Thirteen Days (2000), The Manchurian Candidate (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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 ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, factual, suspense ...
Plot: hospital, assassination, kennedy assassination, fbi, state affairs, doctors and patients, society, americana, power relations, deadly, secret service, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1963
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas, california
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95%
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 ⇓
72%
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 ⇓
52%
 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 ⇓
51%
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The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The Manchurian Candidate is a political thriller from American director John Frankenheimer. An American soldier is brainwashed into being a killer for the communist Russians during the Korean War.
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, clever, biting ...
Plot: cold war, election, brainwashing, conspiracy, communism, suicide, strangulation, cards, senator, nightmare, nervous breakdown, political conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city, korea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Days of Terror (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the midst of a personal crisis, junior senator Maggie Davidson (Holly) ascertains that she's the subject of a terrorist plot.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: human nature, political conspiracy, deadly, heroes, dishonesty, government agency, rivalry, danger, politics, undercover, terrorism, assassination ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
LBJ: The Early Years (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: LBJ: The Early Years was a television movie that appeared on the NBC network in February 1987, depicting the life of former President of the United States Lyndon B. Johnson from 1934 until 1973. Actor Randy Quaid won a Golden Globe award for his ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: politics, head of state, campaign, media, state affairs, rise to the top, ambition, usa president, political candidate, democrat, american politics, kennedy family ...
Time: 30s, 50s, 60s, 40s, year 1967 ...
Place: dallas texas, america, usa, texas, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Seven Days in May (1964)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A U.S. Army general alerts the president of a planned military coup against him.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, intense ...
Plot: cold war, u.s. air force, white house, politics, secret service, conspiracy, revolution, betrayal, terrorism, military, espionage, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, future
Place: pentagon, russia, texas, latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Topaz (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A French intelligence agent becomes embroiled in the Cold War politics first with uncovering the events leading up to the 1962 Cuban Missle Crisis, and then back to France to break up an international Russian spy ring.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious ...
Plot: espionage, betrayal, cold war, kgb, nato, cia, state affairs, secret agents, chases and races, undercover, rebellion, double agent ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1962, 1960s
Place: cuba, new york, france, usa, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Advise & Consent (1962)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A Senate investigation into the President's newly-nominated Secretary of State gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well.
Style: realistic, clever, disturbing, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: senator, politics, senate, blackmail, secret past, poker game, secretary of state, politician, courtroom drama, legal investigation, idealism, journalism ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1930s
Place: washington d.c., usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Contender (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Political thriller about Laine Hanson's nomination and confirmation as Vice President. An allegation that she was involved in a sexual orgy at the age of 19 is leaked to the press. As pressure mounts on Laine, she's torn between fighting ...
Style: talky, realistic, clever, suspense, serious ...
Plot: politics, sexism, vice president, u.s. president, idealism, white house, society, republican, political intrigue, strong sexual content, head of state, chief of staff ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa, virginia, ohio, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Drew Peterson: Untouchable (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The story of Drew Peterson, who is charged with the death of his third wife after the mysterious disappearance of his fourth wife.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, missing person, police officer, crimes, couple relations, couples, deadly, disappearance, murder suspect, interview, beer, flashback ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Fail-Safe (1964)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Because of a technical defect an American bomber team mistakenly orders the destruction of Moscow. The President of the United States has but little time to prevent an atomic catastrophe from occurring. Director Sidney Lumet gives an atmospheric ...
Style: tense, realistic, bleak, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, politics, military, danger, race against time, apocalypse, nuclear threat, nuclear holocaust, atomic bomb, bomber, nuclear, u.s. air force ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: russia, new york, usa, pentagon, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Missiles of October (1974)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Based in part on Robert F. Kennedy's book, "Thirteen Days," this film profiles the Kennedy Administration's actions during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: white house, nuclear threat, politics, cold war, war, state affairs, save the day, danger, save the world, undercover, chaos, race against time ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1962
Place: latin america, cuba, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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 ⇓
38%
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 ⇓
37%
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The West Wing (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The West Wing provides a glimpse into presidential politics in the nation's capital as it tells the stories of the members of a fictional presidential administration. These interesting characters have humor and dedication that touches the heart ...
Style: clever, serious, sincere, stylized, talky ...
Plot: politics, white house, election, politician, political intrigue, government official, democrat, liberal, secretary, state affairs, secret, administration ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mind game, racism, danger, family in danger, crimes, hostages, society, deadly, murder, confined, family relations, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Statement (2003)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada, France, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film is set in France in the 1990s, the French were defeated by the Germans early in World War II, an armistice was signed in 1940 which effectively split France into a German occupied part in the North and a semi-independent part in the south ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: politics, investigation, murder, on the run, hitman, danger, law enforcement, fighting the system, deadly, state affairs, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, vichy, paris france, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
All the King's Men (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of an idealist's rise to power in the world of Louisiana politics and the corruption that leads to his ultimate downfall. Based on the1946 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel written by Robert Penn Warren.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, emotional, intense ...
Plot: politics, blackmail, mistress, political corruption, manipulation, journalist, scandal, governor, state affairs, rise to the top, fighting the system, corruption ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s, 1950s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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In the Shadows (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a stunt man dies in Miami, his uncle, a New York mob boss, sends a hit man to tail the stunt coordinator, whom the boss wants dead. The hit man, Eric O'Bryne, gets close to his mark's daughter, and through her he asks her dad to teach ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, stuntman, undercover, crime, witnessing a crime, gangsters, deadly, dishonesty, working undercover, criminal heroes, rivalry, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, miami, new york, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Fistpie (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Haunted by memories of his ex-girlfriend Alice, a heartbroken Billy returns home to Northern Virginia seeking solace from old friends. But what he finds there is more disconcerting: his best friend Stanley has become unstable, mysterious and ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: murder, mentally unstable, breakup, homecoming, friends, crimes, life is a bitch, best friends, couples, deadly, downfall, hiking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 ⇓
30%
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13 (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A naive young man assumes a dead man's identity and finds himself embroiled in an underground world of power, violence, and chance where men gamble behind closed doors on the lives of other men.
Style: tense, psychological, bleak, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: mansion, gambling, greed, murder, revenge, drug overdose, revolver, police detective, russian roulette, train, suicidal, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio, new york, pennsylvania, midwest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
State of Affairs (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Each day the President is faced with dozens of life and death decisions, and to prioritize the biggest international crises facing the country, one top CIA analyst - Charleston Tucker - assembles the President's Daily Briefing. This list of ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cia, politics, state affairs, national security, workplace situations, usa president, dead son, white house, female protagonist, death, spies, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A renegade USAF general, Lawrence Dell, escapes from a military prison and takes over an ICBM silo near Montana and threatens to provoke World War 3 unless the President reveals details of a secret meeting held just after the start of the Vietnam ...
Style: rough, disturbing, tense, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, assassination, politics, prison, life is a bitch, hostages, confined, secret agents, administration, uncover truth, state affairs, chases and races ...
Place: vietnam, usa, montana, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Hidden Agenda (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In Ireland, American lawyer Ingrid Jessner and her activist partner, Paul Sullivan, struggle to uncover atrocities committed by the British government against the Northern Irish during the "Troubles." But when Sullivan is assassinated in ...
Style: tense, thought provoking, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: politics, investigation, terrorism, parade, torture, folk, political intrigue, dishonesty, assassination, ira, political corruption, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ireland, england, europe, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Sparks: The Price of Passion (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A female mayor (Victoria Principal) of Albuquerque gets embroiled in a fight over the development of a new economic center. In the midst of this, she receives blackmail photos of an overnight fling she had with a stranger and threats of blackmail. ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: investigation, serial killer, political corruption, deadly, dishonesty, fighting the system, isolation, politics, rivalry, law enforcement, society, special agents ...
Time: 80s
Place: new mexico, campus, denver colorado, albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Assassination (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jay Killon is the bodyguard of the recently elected US president, but he is assigned to the first lady (Lara Royce). Lara hates Killon so she does all she can to escape. The story complicates when someone tries to kill Lara.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: assassination, terrorism, bodyguard, survival, undercover, heroes, deadly, dishonesty, chases and races, state affairs, secret agents, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., wyoming, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Paris by Night (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Clara Bell is a busy Euro MP with a husband and child at home and a high powered career - but on a trip to Paris her ordered existence is overturned by a murder and a chance encounter.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, biting, tense
Plot: politics, crumbling marriage, crime, crimes, manipulations, love and romance, unlikely criminals, life turned upside down, couple relations, infidelity, legal, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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