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21 Hours at Munich (1976)
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21 Hours at Munich
Genre: Drama, History, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A dramatization of the incident in 1972 when Arab terrorists broke into the Olympic compound in Munich and murdered 11 Israeli athletes.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, sincere
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostages, terrorism, hijacking, murder, sport team, confined, crimes, deadly, politics, athlete's life, assassination, violence spree, sport, isolation, kidnapping, chases and races, life is a bitch, danger, media, rivalry, state affairs, olympics, negotiation, helicopter pilot, palestinian ...
Time: 70s, year 1972
Place: europe, germany, munich germany, west germany
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about deadly, crimes, danger, confined, chases and races, terrorism and heroes mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like 21 Hours at Munich: Two-Minute Warning (1976), Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977), Hennessy (1975), Dirty War (2004), Victory at Entebbe (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Two-Minute Warning
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A psychotic sniper plans a massive killing spree in a Los Angeles football stadium during a major championship game. The police, led by Captain Peter Holly (Charlton Heston) and SWAT commander Sergeant Button (John Cassavetes), learn of the plot and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: stadium, police investigation, hostages, master criminal, one man army, partners against crime, reluctant partners, special agents, tough law enforcer, chase, on the run, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   98%
 
Twilight's Last Gleaming
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, fighting the system, military, politics, government agency, hostages, prison, one man army, assassination, secret agents, race against time, terrorism ...
Place: asia, montana, usa, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   71%
 
 6.0
 393
Hennessy
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set in the Seventies, Hennessy is a Irishman who believes in peace, but who has had connections to the IRA. Hennessy's family is killed, and he plots revenge, setting out to assassinate Queen Elizabeth of England.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, hidden identity, assassination attempt, terrorism, adventure, vengeance, rebelliousness, revenge, war hero, political corruption, political intrigue, political unrest ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   64%
 
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Dirty War
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After years of meticulous planning, a terrorist operation is reaching its final stages. The authorities have received no intelligence; they are in a race against time but don't yet know it. As the operation unfolds, we see the working lives of ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, hostages, secret agents, special agents, race against time, save the day, hijacking, terrorism, political conspiracy, working undercover, chases and races, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   67%
 
Victory at Entebbe
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The film is based on an actual event: Operation Entebbe and the freeing of Israeli hostages at Entebbe Airport (now Entebbe International Airport) in Uganda.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airport, hostages, airplane, daring rescue, race against time, terrorism, save the day, hijacking, tough heroes, chases and races, confined, crimes ...
Place: uganda
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The Domino Killings
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: UK, USA, Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tucker is a chronic underachiever and a loser. A Vietnam war veteran who just can't seem to keep out of trouble, in the years since his discharge. The only thing he got out of the war was his skill with a rifle. Now, serving a long stretch in ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, government agency, protagonist as suspect, secret agents, prison, witnessing a crime, assassination attempt, espionage, manhunt, terrorism, frame up, political conspiracy ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, europe, spain, vietnam, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   45%
 
The Taking of Flight 847: The Uli Derickson Story
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This made-for-television film documents the takeover of the TWA airliner in flight from Athens to Rome in 1985. The focus is on the flight attendant, Uli Derickson, whose courage and hope helped save all but one of the passengers on the plane. The ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostages, leadership, save the day, terrorism, airplane, hijacking, confined, crimes, danger, deadly, heroes, rescue ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   53%
 
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Munich
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, suspense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, assassination, terrorism, espionage, revenge, vengeance, murder, paranoia, morality, jewish, guilt, assassin ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: israel, palestine, middle east, europe, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   47%
 
Operation Thunderbolt
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Israel
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In July 1976, an Air France flight from Tel-Aviv to Paris via Athens was hijacked and forced to land in Entebbe, Uganda. The Jewish passengers were separated and held hostage in demand to release many terrorists held in Israeli prisons. After much ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fugitives, airplane, hostages, one man army, adventure, soldier, daring rescue, rescue, race against time, terrorism, hijacking, save the day ...
Time: 70s
Place: africa, israel, europe, greece, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   50%
 
 6.9
 482
Rogue Male
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Early in 1939 Sir Robert Thorndyke takes aim at Adolf Hitler with a high powered rifle, but the shot misses its mark. Captured and tortured by the Gestapo and left for dead, Sir Robert makes his way back to England where he discovers the Gestapo has ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, adventure, crimes, politics, manhunt, fascism, hitman, chases and races, danger, deadly, dishonesty, escapades ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   49%
 
 7.6
 90K
United 93
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A real time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on 9/11 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, intense ...
Plot: terrorism, 9/11, airplane, courage, hijacking, tragedy, sacrifice, anti heroes, violence, realism, islam, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2001, 2000s
Place: boston, california, cleveland ohio, usa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   46%
 
 6.1
 489
Hostage
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Greece, Turkey, Austria
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Inspired by the real-life story of a bus hijacking in Northern Greece, HOSTAGE explores the sensitive issue of Greek-Albanian relations through a young Albanian who takes over an intercity bus. Upon hijacking the bus, he takes the seven passengers ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostages, one man army, bus, assassination, crime, save the day, terrorism, hijacking, family in danger, hostage, genocide, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, greece, albania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   36%
 
 5.8
 706
Penitentiary
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A hitchhiker named Martel Gordone gets in a fight with two bikers over a prostitute, and one of the bikers is killed. Gordone is arrested and sent to prison, where he joins the prison's boxing team in an effort to secure an early parole and to ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, criminal heroes, fugitives, gang, manhunt, on the run, boxing, false accusation, violence spree, redemption, sexual abuse, prison life ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   51%
 
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The Siege at Ruby Ridge
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 192 min.
Story: A mini-series dramatization of the controversial 1992 attack by federal agents on the Idaho home of Randy Weaver, a white seperatist. The ten-day siege, begun over a minor gun charge, resulted in the deaths of Weaver's son, wife and dog, and a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: criminal heroes, fighting the system, wilderness, police investigation, fugitives, hostages, special agents, journalism, race against time, survival, terrorism, violence spree ...
Time: 90s
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   45%
 
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The Grid
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Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 266 min.
Story: A team of American and British counter-terrorists are tasked with stopping a terrorist cell who's operating on a global level.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, politics, government agency, secret agents, special agents, espionage, investigation, counter terrorism, cia, fbi, race against time, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, chicago illinois, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   36%
 
The Evil That Men Do
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Professional killer Holland is forced out of retirement to break a Central American government's political torture ring when one of his friends, a Latin American journalist, is killed. The murderer, Doctor Clement Molloch, is the master sadist ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, bounty hunter, secret agents, gory, special agents, assassination attempt, chase, espionage, manhunt, torture, martial arts, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, holland, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   38%
 
The Cassandra Crossing
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, West Germany
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, chase, adventure, survival, plague, drug dealing, catastrophe, fugitives, military, government agency, virus, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: europe, sweden, poland, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   31%
 
 7.0
 2K
Hitch Hike
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A bickering couple driving cross-country pick up a murderous hitchhiker whom threatens to kill them unless they take him to a santuary, and in return agrees to split some bank loot he has on him.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, on the road, chase, on the run, desert, kidnapping, hitchhiker, rape, hostage, violence, chases and races, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   42%
 
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The Bullet Train
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 152 min.
Story: One of the Japanese Shinkansen “Bullet Trains” is threatened with a bomb that will explode automatically if the train slows below 80 km/h, unless a ransom is paid. Police race to find the bombers and to learn how to defuse the bomb.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, master criminal, race against time, train, save the day, crime, hijacking, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   37%
 
Against the Wall
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the Attica Prison uprising of 1971.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: prison, anti heroes, prison life, injustice, criminal heroes, fighting the system, confined, crimes, rebellion, society, hostages, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   32%
 
 4.0
 1K
Pentathlon
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When East German Eric Brogar (Dolph Lundgren) wins a gold medal in the pentathlon, he escapes to freedom in the west with the help of a beautiful American athlete. But his demanding coach, Heinrich Mueller (David Soul) vows revenge and Eric's ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: athlete's life, underdog, assassination, contests and competitions, human spirit, athlete and trainer, coach, ambition, rivalry, hostages, immigrants, betrayal ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: europe, germany, usa, los angeles, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   30%
 
A Show of Force
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this thriller, television reporter Kate Ryan de Meléndez investigates the death of two radical Puerto Rican activists, whom she begins to believe may have been framed and murdered by undercover American agents.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, police corruption, mystery, political conspiracy, riddles and clues, working undercover, life is a bitch, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   38%
 
Murder on Flight 502
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On a flight to London, a note is found stating that there will be murders taking place on the airliner before it lands.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prank, save the day, airport, terrorism, crime, airplane, mystery, hijacking, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   36%
 
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Sword of Gideon
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, France
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Chronicles a Mossad team hand picked to hunt down the terrorists involved in the 1972 Munich Olympic massacre of Israeli athletes.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: vengeance, crimes, danger, deadly, rivalry, fighting the system, terrorism, assassination, contests and competitions, murder, workplace situations, chases and races ...
Time: 80s
Place: israel, middle east, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   28%
 
 6.4
 7K
Five Fingers
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostages, kidnapping, race against time, airport, terrorism, missing person, chases and races, torture, terrorist, confined, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   34%
 
 6.3
 8K
Flight 93
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Flight 93 is a 2006 made-for-TV film, directed by Peter Markle, which chronicles the events aboard United Airlines Flight 93 during the September 11 attacks. It premiered January 30, 2006 on the A&E Network and was re-broadcast several times ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: airplane, anti heroes, passenger, hostages, daring rescue, race against time, terrorism, hijacking, save the day, terrorist, heroic mission, tough heroes ...
Time: 2000s, year 2001
Place: usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   34%
    User:   30%
 
State of Siege
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Like most of Costa-Gavras' political thrillers, the French State of Siege is based on a true story. The incident dramatized herein is the kidnapping of a U.S. official somewhere in Latin America. The director's sympathies clearly lie with ...
Style: serious, talky, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Plot: kidnapping, missing person, politics, political intrigue, torture, martial law, criminal heroes, confined, curfew, crimes, state affairs, terrorism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: latin america, south america, santiago de chile, uruguay
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   28%
 
The Concorde... Airport '79
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The last of the 'Airport' series again stars George Kennedy as aviation disaster-prone Joe Patroni, this time having to contend with nuclear missiles, the French Air Force and the threat of the plane splitting in two over the Alps!
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, bleak, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airport, arms dealer, survival, murder, aviation, airplane, hostages, weapons, assassin, adventure, one man army, greed ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: europe, france, los angeles, alps, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   35%
 

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Baader
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
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Story: Saturday 24th December 1994. Four GIA terrorists hijack an Air France A300 Airbus at the Algiers airport. The Airbus, bound for Paris, has 227 passengers on board. No one knows exactly what the terrorists’ intentions are, just that they are armed ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1994
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System:   33%
    User:   31%
 
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