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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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Munich
Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
France, Canada, USA
164 min.
 7.6
Special Bulletin
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USA
103 min.
 7.7
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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, chases and races, confined, danger, 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), Munich (2005), Hennessy (1975), The Concorde... Airport '79 (1979). 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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
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
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
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, tense, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, fighting the system, military, politics, government agency, hostages, one man army, prison, assassination, secret agents, race against time, terrorism ...
Place: asia, montana, usa, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   80%
 
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Munich
Genre: Crime, 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:   68%
    User:   57%
 
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, bleak, realistic, 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:   68%
    User:   64%
 
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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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, hidden identity, assassination attempt, terrorism, adventure, vengeance, rebelliousness, war hero, revenge, political corruption, political intrigue, political unrest ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   58%
 
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airport, arms dealer, survival, murder, aviation, airplane, hostages, weapons, assassin, adventure, one man army, greed ...
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Place: europe, france, los angeles, alps, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   45%
 
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The Nada Gang
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Nada, named after a gang of Spanish anarchists, is a small, confused band of French terrorists. They kidnap the American ambassador after one of his regular visits to an exclusive brothel. The gang starts to quarrel amongst themselves as to the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, clever, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostages, gory, rescue, terrorism, farm, kidnapping, countryside, confined, crimes, politics, anarchist, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, belgium, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   47%
 
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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, exciting, realistic, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   41%
 
Good Morning, Night
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The 1978 kidnapping and murder of Aldo Moro, president of the most important political party in Italy at the time, Democrazia Cristiana, as seen from the perspective of one of his assailants -- a conflicted young woman in the ranks of the Red ...
Style: tense, serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, political unrest, politics, confined, crimes, state affairs, head of state, murder, hostages, leadership, rebelliousness ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   52%
 
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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, suspenseful, realistic, 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:   47%
    User:   39%
 
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, 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:   45%
    User:   43%
 
The Human Shield
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Human Shield is a 1991 film directed by Ted Post. It stars Michael Dudikoff and Tommy Hinkley. It is about a former government agent who must save his diabetic brother from Iraqi abductors.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, confined, war, danger, adventure, military, against the odds, family life, rescue, hostages, soldier, special agents ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, year 1985
Place: iraq, iran, middle east, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   40%
 
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, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fugitives, airplane, hostages, adventure, one man army, soldier, daring rescue, rescue, race against time, terrorism, hijacking, save the day ...
Time: 70s
Place: africa, israel, middle east, europe, greece ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   39%
 
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Diplomatic Siege
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Steve Mitchell is clandestinely sent to the US embassy in Bucharest, Romania to disarm a nuclear bomb that has secretly remained in the building since the end of the Cold War, little does he know that other problems will soon erupt. He must ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, government agency, hostages, one man army, secret agents, special agents, terrorism, race against time, rescue, save the day, heroic mission, hijacking ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, romania, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   49%
 
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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, suspenseful, realistic, 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:   42%
    User:   35%
 
Special Bulletin
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A TV reporter and cameraman are taken hostage on a tugboat while covering a workers strike. The demands of the hostage-takers are to collect all the nuclear detonators in the Charleston, SC area so they may be detonated at sea. They threaten to ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: terrorism, journalism, race against time, save the day, hijacking, media satire, nuclear, chases and races, danger, anti war, media, fighting the system ...
Time: 80s
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   35%
 
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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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, 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:   39%
    User:   46%
 
The Hunt for Eagle One: Crash Point
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Strike Force team is back in this action-packed sequel to "The Hunt For Eagle One"! Terrorists have stolen a Ground Control Encoder...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hostages, airplane, adventure, one man army, secret agents, daring rescue, war, race against time, espionage, rescue, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   38%
 
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The Cutter
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former cop turned Los Angeles P.I. takes on a case of a missing diamond cutter that leads him on an adventure of love and villainy spanning of mob to the present day Jewelry District.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, criminal's revenge, hostages, one man army, master criminal, private detective, chase, investigation, shoulder holster, rescue, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, germany, usa, los angeles, egypt
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System:   37%
    User:   30%
 
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The Grid
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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, rough, realistic
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, syria, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   34%
 
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, bounty hunter, secret agents, gory, special agents, assassination attempt, chase, espionage, manhunt, sadist, vigilante, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, holland, central america
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System:   36%
    User:   39%
 
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Hijack
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A prestigious senator and the passengers on board a train are kidnapped by a militia group.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, martial arts, hostages, race against time, save the day, terrorism, hijacking, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   33%
 
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 551
Special Forces
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When the crazed commander (Eli Danker) of a sadistic army in Moldavia kidnaps an American photojournalist (Daniella Deutscher) and holds her hostage, his misguided actions ignite a targeted response from Maj. Don Harding (Marshall R. Teague) and his ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hostages, one man army, soldier, war, special agents, daring rescue, rescue, terrorism, race against time, kidnapping, hijacking ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   38%
 
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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, virginia, usa ...
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System:   36%
    User:   41%
 
 5.5
 685
Baader
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Andreas Baader starts out as a small-time criminal. In Berlin, he is recruited by a revolutionary cell. They plan to overthrow the state.
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, fighting the system, terrorism, rebelliousness, rebellion, society, state affairs, gang, idealism, political unrest, social decay, working class ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: germany, west germany
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System:   35%
    User:   40%
 
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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, bleak, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostages, one man army, bus, crime, assassination, save the day, terrorism, hijacking, family in danger, hostage, genocide, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, greece, albania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   33%
 
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, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prank, save the day, airport, crime, terrorism, airplane, mystery, hijacking, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   35%
    User:   29%
 
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: suspenseful, serious, thought provoking, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: criminal heroes, fighting the system, police investigation, wilderness, fugitives, hostages, special agents, journalism, race against time, survival, terrorism, violence spree ...
Time: 90s
Place: idaho, usa
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System:   34%
    User:   40%
 

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Hour of Valor
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Presidential candidate running against the Vice-President plans a trip to the Balkans to negotiate the release of American servicemen being held hostage. Before he leaves, he receives a disk documenting evidence that the Vice-President has been ...
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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 ...
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