Movies like Black Sunday

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Black Sunday (1977)
 6.8
 7K
Black Sunday (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An Israeli anti-terrorist agent must stop a disgruntled Vietnam vet cooperating in a plot to commit a terrorist plot at the Super Bowl.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense, surprise ending, psychological thriller, political thriller, sinister, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, terrorism, graphic violence, political intrigue, stadium, race against time, zeppelin, crimes, danger, chases and races, deadly, rescue, state affairs, gunfight, conspiracy, violence, weapons, murder, serial killer, espionage, politics, assassination, revenge, brutality, cold war ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: miami, usa, florida, los angeles, washington d.c., beirut lebanon, miami beach ...

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Most similar movies to Black Sunday

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and suspense films with plots about gun, chase, murder, violence, pistol, death and blood mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Black Sunday: Munich (2005), The Day of the Jackal (1973), Rollercoaster (1977), Executive Decision (1996), The Cassandra Crossing (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 220K
Munich (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
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: rough, bleak, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, mossad, secret agents, vengeance, hostage, murder, assassination, jewish, politics, terrorist, spy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: middle east, europe, israel, lebanon, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Day of the Jackal (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An international assassin known as ‘The Jackal’ is employed by disgruntled French generals to kill President Charles de Gaulle, with a dedicated gendarme on the assassin's trail.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: terrorism, conspiracy, politics, hitman, assassination attempt, sniper rifle, assassination, serial killer, law enforcement, terrorist, police, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1963, 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe, big ben london, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Rollercoaster (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The plot is about a guile young terrorist who is able to blackmail a series of companies by placing home-made radio controlled bombs within the central attraction of amusement parks; roller coasters. The young man played by Timothy Bottoms gives a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: investigation, amusement park, murder, terrorism, fbi, psychopath, police investigation, catastrophe, crimes, law enforcement, master criminal, bomb squad ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, pittsburgh, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Executive Decision (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Terrorists hijack a 747 inbound to Washington D.C., demanding the the release of their imprisoned leader. Intelligence expert David Grant (Kurt Russell) suspects another reason and he is soon the reluctant member of a special assault team that is ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, airplane, hijacking, hostage, rescue, explosion, surveillance, deception, ransom, hand to hand combat, stewardess, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995, 1990s
Place: los angeles, london, pentagon, athens greece, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Cassandra Crossing (1976)
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, rough, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train crash, survival, plague, terrorism, drug dealing, save the day, train, catastrophe, race against time, isolation, terrorist, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: europe, sweden, poland, switzerland, geneva switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 346K
Speed (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Los Angeles SWAT cop Jack Traven is up against bomb expert Howard Payne, who's after major ransom money. First it's a rigged elevator in a very tall building. Then it's a rigged bus--if it slows, it will blow, bad enough any day, but ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: hostage, danger, highway, rescue, bomb, hostages, unlikely partners, save the day, hijacking, chases and races, bus, master criminal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 4K
Target (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Texan with a secret past (Gene Hackman) searches Europe with his son (Matt Dillon) after the KGB kidnaps his wife (Gayle Hunnicutt).
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, chase, missing person, father son relationship, rescue, espionage, parents and children, daring rescue, secret agents, crimes, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, europe, hamburg germany, texas, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Clear and Present Danger (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 141 min.
Story: CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cia, ambush, sniper, conspiracy, politics, espionage, mercenary, president, assassination, helicopter, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, colombia, washington d.c., langley virginia, panama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 6.3
 41K
Nick of Time (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gene Watson is a public accountant who arrives on a train at Union Station in Los Angeles, accompanied by his 6-year-old daughter Lynn. Because of his ordinary looks, he is approached by a pair of sinister people named Smith and Jones.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: assassination, race against time, kidnapping, accountant, hostage, politics, terrorism, conspiracy, murder, conspiracy theory, assassination plot, one day ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.0
 890
Firepower (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A mercenary is hired by the FBI to track down a powerful recluse criminal, a woman is also trying to track him down for her own personal vendetta.
Style: realistic, semi serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gangsters, murder, seaplane, jeep, bulldozer, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, vigilantism, track down ...
Time: 70s
Place: miami, washington d.c., new york, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 31K
Spartan (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: U.S. government agent Scott is assigned to rescue the daughter of a high-ranking government official. As willing as he is to bend the rules to get things done, though, Scott is shocked to find that others are willing to go even further to protect a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, intense, twists and turns ...
Plot: secret agents, secret service, investigation, rescue, undercover, race against time, secret agent, politics, dishonesty, danger, missing person, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, 2000s
Place: dubai, boston, london, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Two-Minute Warning (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, 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: disaster movie, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, swat team, danger, race against time, psychopath, swat, terrorism, stadium, gambling, murder, catastrophe, frame up ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Surviving the Game (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mason is a man down on his luck with nothing to lose when he's approached to lead a group of wealthy hunters on an expedition in the Pacific Northwest. But things get really twisted when Mason discovers the group isn't after wild animals ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: homeless, survival, psychopath, chase, human prey, chases and races, mountain, deadly, hunting, isolation, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle washington, seattle, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Marked for Death (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Just retired from the Drug Enforcement Agency, John Hatcher returns to his hometown and quickly discovers that drugs have infiltrated his old neighborhood. Determined to drive the dealers out, Hatcher crosses paths with a ferocious Jamaican drug ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, martial arts, gangsters, drug dealing, murder, danger, vengeance, crimes, crime, aikido, family, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, latin america, west indies, jamaica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
In the Line of Fire (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Veteran Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan is a man haunted by his failure to save President Kennedy while serving protection detail in Dallas. Thirty years later, a man calling himself "Booth" threatens the life of the current President, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret service, bodyguard, obsession, assassination attempt, election, undercover, gunfight, stalking, terrorism, government agency, rivalry, redemption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, washington d.c., usa, phoenix arizona, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.8
 40K
The Gunman (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, UK, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Eight years after fleeing the Congo following his assassination of that country's minister of mining, former assassin Jim Terrier is back, suffering from PTSD and digging wells to atone for his violent past. After an attempt is made on his ...
Style: exciting, rough, intense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: agent as target, revenge, espionage, undercover, danger, hand to hand combat, chase, interpol, haunted by the past, assassin, betrayal, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2014, year 2006
Place: europe, london, africa, barcelona, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Last Man Standing (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: John Smith is a mysterious stranger who is drawn into a vicious war between two Prohibition-era gangs. In a dangerous game, he switches allegiances from one to another, offering his services to the highest bidder. As the death toll mounts, Smith ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, small town, gangsters, betrayal, gang war, duel, rivalry, tommy gun, hitman, lone wolves, danger, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, 1930s, year 1932
Place: texas, usa, mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Bulgaria, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Arthur Bishop thought he had put his murderous past behind him when his most formidable foe kidnaps the love of his life. Now he is forced to travel the globe to complete three impossible assassinations, and do what he does best, make them look like ...
Style: tense, exciting, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killer, hitman, fight scenes, chase, lone hero, criminal's revenge, lone wolves, crimes, murder, assassin, assassination, tough guy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, rio de janeiro, cambodia, ukraine, bangkok thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 7.4
 61K
Marathon Man (1976)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A graduate student and obsessive runner in New York is drawn into a mysterious plot involving his brother, a member of the secretive Division.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, dentist, chase, vengeance, attempted murder, espionage, intrigue, investigation, rivalry, trap, betrayal, stabbing ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, france, manhattan new york city, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.4
 98K
Patriots Day (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An account of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis's actions in the events leading up to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists behind it.
Style: intense, tense, suspense, factual, inspirational ...
Plot: terrorism, police chief, manhunt, chief of police, gunfight, tragedy, chase, investigation, surveillance, violence, courage, brutality ...
Time: 2010s, year 2013, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 53K
Absolute Power (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A master thief coincidentally is robbing a house where a murder in which the President of The United States is involved occurs in front of his eyes. He is forced to run yet may hold evidence that could convict the President. A political thriller ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: secret service, political corruption, family relations, crimes, assassination, crime, crimes of passion, uncover truth, witnessing a crime, state affairs, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.8
 34K
Sudden Death (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: International action superstar Jean Claude Van Damme teams with Powers Boothe in a Tension-packed, suspense thriller, set against the back-drop of a Stanley Cup game.Van Damme portrays a father whose daughter is suddenly taken during a championship ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, ice hockey, terrorist, terrorism, stadium, one man army, danger, heroes, race against time, hockey, ransom, vice president ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pittsburgh, chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.4
 113K
The Jackal (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Hired by a powerful member of the Russian mafia to avenge an FBI sting that left his brother dead, the perfectionist Jackal proves an elusive target for the men charged with the task of bringing him down: a deputy FBI boss and a former IRA terrorist.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, serious, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination attempt, ira, kgb, chase, vengeance, fbi, trap, cold war, gangsters, hidden identity, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: montreal, russia, washington d.c., helsinki finland, massachusetts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: New York detective John McClane is back and kicking bad-guy butt in the third installment of this action-packed series, which finds him teaming with civilian Zeus Carver to prevent the loss of innocent lives. McClane thought he'd seen it all, ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense, buddy comedy, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, car chase, gunfight, bomb, explosion, lone hero, deception, gold, race against time, police officer, puzzle, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, harlem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.9
 108K
Patriot Games (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When CIA Analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets Jack and his family as revenge.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, spy, cia, assassination, terrorist, danger, rivalry, boat chase, hitman, revenge, family in danger, secret agents ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, ireland, london, washington d.c., maryland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.7
 536
The Elite (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After the murder of their families by a terrorist bomb, five young adults are trained as a hi-tech, anti-terrorist team with a mission to search and destroy high-profile terrorist groups.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, secret agents, undercover, race against time, danger, airplane, chases and races, crimes, daring rescue, one man army, heroes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, year 1987, 2000s
Place: europe, greece, utah, washington d.c., austria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.1
 95K
Broken Arrow (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When rogue stealth-fighter pilot Vic Deakins deliberately drops off the radar while on maneuvers, the Air Force ends up with two stolen nuclear warheads -- and Deakins's co-pilot, Riley Hale, is the military's only hope for getting them ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mexican standoff, desert, terrorism, race against time, helicopter, betrayal, danger, explosion, gunfight, escapades, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, utah, hong kong, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Rolling Thunder (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Vietnam veteran, Charles Rane, returns home after years in a POW camp and is treated as a hero. When thugs invade his home to steal the silver coins he received for his service, they mangle his hand and leave him and his family for dead. Rane ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, murder, vengeance, homecoming, vietnam veteran, rivalry, crime, buddies, deadly, crimes, human nature, death wish ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, texas, san antonio texas, el paso texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.0
 6K
Shining Moon (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Mike Locken is one of the principle members of a group of freelance spies. A significant portion of their work is for the C.I.A. and while on a case for them one of his friends turns on him and shoots him in the elbow and knee. His assignment, to ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, hitman, chase, vengeance, danger, deadly, state affairs, secret agents, manhunt, government agency, conspiracy, spy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.4
 9K
The Package (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Experienced Green Beret sergeant Johnny Gallagher is escorting a prisoner, Airborne Ranger Thomas Boyette, back to the US, but Boyette escapes and Gallagher must risk life and limb to catch him.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, military, soldier, airport, assassination attempt, sergeant, prisoner, investigation, politics, conspiracy, state affairs, government agency ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, chicago illinois, europe, russia, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%