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21 Hours at Munich (1976)
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: terrorism, hostages, sport, hijacking, murder, sport team, confined, crimes, deadly, politics, athlete's life, assassination, violence spree, 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 realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about deadly, danger, crimes, terrorism, chases and races, heroes and confined mostly in Drama, Thriller and History genres. Some movies like 21 Hours at Munich: Two-Minute Warning (1976), Munich (2005), Victory at Entebbe (1976), D.C. Sniper: 23 Days of Fear (2003), Dirty War (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Two-Minute Warning (1976)
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, murder, psychopath, swat, police investigation, hostages, assassination, assassin, firearm, usa president, sport, master criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Taking of Flight 847: The Uli Derickson Story (1988)
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: airplane, terrorism, hijacking, hostages, leadership, aviation, save the day, confined, crimes, danger, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Munich (2005)
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: suspenseful, rough, bleak, tense, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, assassination, secret agents, revenge, politics, terrorism, vengeance, murder, jewish, justice, morality, tragedy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: europe, israel, middle east, lebanon, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Victory at Entebbe (1976)
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, based on true events ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airport, airplane, terrorism, hijacking, hostages, daring rescue, aviation, hostage, race against time, save the day, tough heroes, chases and races ...
Place: uganda
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, captivating
Plot: terrorism, police, police chief, sniper, murder, murderous pair, track down, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, danger, society ...
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dirty War (2004)
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: radiation, firefighter, government agency, hostages, secret agents, special agents, race against time, save the day, hijacking, terrorism, political conspiracy, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
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Place: asia, montana, usa, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Domino Killings (1977)
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, prison, government agency, protagonist as suspect, spy, cia, secret agents, witnessing a crime, assassination attempt, espionage, manhunt, terrorism ...
Time: 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Raid on Entebbe (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Based on a true Military operation by Israeli commandos. An Air France flight is hijacked by the PFLP. The plane has about 100 Jewish passengers. The plane is grounded in Uganda. Israelis would not negotiate. The movie then shows how less than 500 ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, airport, terrorism, hostages, realism, daring rescue, race against time, save the day, heroic mission, chases and races, confined, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: uganda, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.6
 90K
United 93 (2006)
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, captivating ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2001, 2000s
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 6.4
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Five Fingers (2006)
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
Place: morocco, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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October (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In October 1970, one group from the Front de Liberation du Quebec kidnapped the British Consul in Montreal. Few days later, a second group did the same with one of the Minister of the Quebec Government. If the first was released, the second was ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
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Time: 70s, year 1970
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Genre: Thriller
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.0
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Sword of Gideon (1986)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.9
 482
Rogue Male (1976)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Bullet Train (1975)
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Duration: 152 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Country: USA
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Pentathlon (1994)
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