Movies like The Body 2001

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The Body (2001)
 5.3
 9K
The Body (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Israel, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An ancient skeleton has been discovered in Jerusalem in a rich man's tomb. Colouration of the wrist and leg bones indicates the cause of death was crucifiction. other signs, include a gold coin bearing the marks of Pontius Pilate and faint markings around the skull, lead authorities to suspect that these could be the bones of Jesus Christ. Politicians, clerics, religious extremists and those using terror as a means to an end, find their beliefs and identities tested while risking their lives to unearth the truth.....
Style: talky, suspenseful, sexy, biblical, exciting, twists and turns, light, philosophical, thought provoking, intellectual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: christianity, politics, kidnapping, crisis of faith, christian, self discovery, archaeologist, clergy, obsessive quest, religions or cults, rebellion, society, introspection, state affairs, religion, archaeology, investigator, faith, doubt, jesus, redemption, crucifix, tomb, judaism, priest ...
Time: contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, jerusalem, rome italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about danger, deadly, murder, state affairs, betrayal, catastrophe and dialogue mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Body: Imagining Argentina (2003), Original Sin (2001), Angels & Demons (2009), Persecuted (2014), The Stone Merchant (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Imagining Argentina (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set during the unsettling disappearances in Buenos Aires during the dictatorship of the 1970s, the film involves theater director Carlos Rueda and his wife Cecilia. Shortly after Cecilia writes an editorial commentary questioning the mysterious ...
Style: bleak, serious, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: politics, disappearance, uncover truth, crimes, political unrest, compassion, father daughter relationship, revolution, sex crime, revolutionary, empire, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, year 1976
Place: buenos aires argentina, argentina, latin america, venice, europe ...
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 6.0
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Original Sin (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young man is plunged into a life of subterfuge, deceit and mistaken identity in pursuit of a femme fatale whose heart is never quite within his grasp
Style: sexy, erotic, romantic, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sex, obsession, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, passion, passionate sex, couple relations, erotica, desire, seduction, love, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 20th century
Place: cuba, argentina, new orleans, latin america, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 292K
Angels & Demons (2009)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon investigates a mysterious symbol seared into the chest of a murdered physicist. He discovers evidence of the unimaginable, the rebirth of an ancient secret brotherhood known as the Illuminati, the most powerful ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, intellectual, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: conspiracy, illuminati, riddles and clues, investigation, religions or cults, ancient, murder, professor, secret society, expert, mastermind, secret movement ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, vatican, italy, europe, geneva switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.5
 2K
Persecuted (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nationally acclaimed evangelist John Luther is the last obstacle in the way of sweeping religious reform in the States. When a U.S. Senator and Luther's own supporters abduct and frame him in the murder of an innocent teenage girl, an ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, exciting, captivating, enigmatic ...
Plot: frame up, on the run, politics, manhunt, religions or cults, crimes, protagonist as suspect, rivalry, clergy, state affairs, society, political conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Stone Merchant (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The Merchant (Harvey Keitel) is a Westerner. A merchant dealing in precious stones from Afganistan and Turkey. He's above suspicion. In truth, the "Stone Merchant" is a Christian convert into Islam. He's rich, cultured, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, tense
Plot: terrorist attack, obsessive quest, manipulation, state affairs, terrorism, against the rules, race against time, politics, assassination attempt, empire, fall in love, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary
Place: middle east, europe, turkey, afghanistan, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.7
 325
The Insurgents (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Set in a post-9/11 America, four Americans come together to build a truck bomb and plan to detonate it on a target in the U.S. Highlighting the days leading up to the event.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, conspiracy, politics, bomb, rebellion, life is a bitch, state affairs, rivalry, terrorism, society, crimes, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Ghost Writer (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A writer stumbles upon a long-hidden secret when he agrees to help former British Prime Minister Adam Lang complete his memoirs on a remote island after the politician's assistant drowns in a mysterious accident. In director Roman ...
Style: twists and turns, atmospheric, suspense, serious, tricky ...
Plot: writers, political conspiracy, politics, investigation, betrayal, mystery, cia, writer's life, secrets, spy, suspicion, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, london, massachusetts, england, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Of Love and Shadows (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Irene is a magazine editor living under the shadow of the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile. Francisco is a handsome photographer and he comes to Irene for a job. As a sympathizer with the underground resistance movement, Francisco opens her eyes and ...
Style: erotic, sexy, talky, dramatic, enigmatic ...
Plot: dictatorship, torture, politics, lust, photographer, military, hospital, distopia, rebellion, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), freedom ...
Time: 70s, year 1973, 1920s
Place: chile, latin america, south america, spain, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Night Train to Lisbon (2013)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, Germany, Portugal
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Raimund Gregorius, having saved a beautiful Portuguese woman from leaping to her death, stumbles upon a mesmerizing book by a Portuguese author, which compels him to suddenly abandon the boring life he has led for years and to embark on an ...
Style: atmospheric, intense, philosophical, talky, serious ...
Plot: dictatorship, resistance, mystery, friendship, self discovery, revolution, suicide attempt, poet, obsessive quest, investigation, train travel, mysterious character ...
Time: 21st century, 70s, 20th century, contemporary, year 1974
Place: portugal, lisbon portugal, switzerland, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, suspense, tense, exciting, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: political conspiracy, investigation, state affairs, politics, conspiracy, fbi, murder, political corruption, lawyer, secret service, corruption, courtroom ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century
Place: new orleans, washington d.c., new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 98K
The Rite (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Seminary student Michael Kovak (Colin O'Donoghue) reluctantly attends exorcism school at the Vatican. While he’s in Rome, Michael meets an unorthodox priest, Father Lucas (Anthony Hopkins), who introduces him to the darker side of his faith, ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, psychological, disturbing, macabre ...
Plot: supernatural, clergy, exorcism, church, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, supernatural ability, teachers and students, catholicism, religions or cults, secrets, spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vatican, italy, rome italy, latin america, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.4
 23K
Paradise Now (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: France, Germany, Netherlands, Israel
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Paradise Now is filmed from the perspective of two Palestinian men who are preparing to perform a suicide attack in Israel. This is the first film to deal with the subject of suicide bombers.
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, bleak, rough, political ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, suicide, freedom, friendship, bomb, israeli palestinian conflict, manipulation, self sacrifice, destiny, occupation, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, palestine, israel, palestinian authority, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
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The Rapture (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A lonely telephone operator leading an empty, amoral life finds God — only to have her faith continually tested in ways beyond what she could have imagined.
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, surreal, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, group sex, religion, mother daughter relationship, religious conversion, murder, faith, christian, religion and supernatural, family relations, religions or cults ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Rendition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When an Egyptian terrorism suspect "disappears" on a flight from Africa to Washington DC, his American wife and a CIA analyst find themselves caught up in a struggle to secure his release from a secret detention facility somewhere outside ...
Style: rough, serious, tense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, conspiracy, cia, kidnapping, terrorist, surveillance, torture, war on terror, spy, police brutality, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, washington d.c., south africa, egypt, iraq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Pact of Silence (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Everyone has a secret. Twins Sarah and Gaëlle near 25; for ten years, Sarah has been a fundamentalist Carmelite in a Brazilian convent, and Gaëlle has been in prison for a heinous crime. Sarah comes to the attention of Fr. Joachim, a priest and ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Plot: investigation, psychopath, obsessive quest, uncover truth, supernatural ability, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, hidden identity, dishonesty, clergy, crimes, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary
Place: brazil, paris france, europe, france, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Left Behind II: Tribulation Force (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The sequel to the blockbuster "Left Behind". It is two weeks after the Rapture, and those who were left behind must band together to form the Tribulation Force and will prepare themselves for the worst seven years the planet will ever see.
Style: biblical, intense, christian film, serious, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: christian, christianity, catastrophe, apocalypse, redemption, end of the world, religion, natural disaster, god, post apocalypse, clergy, save the world ...
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
The Enemy Within (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Colonel Casey discovers what appears to be plans by General Lloyd to use fake military excercises to assist Jack Giddings in his plans to remove President Foster from office. Colonel Casey, and President Foster must find evidence that there is a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, political thriller
Plot: conspiracy, political conspiracy, terrorism, political corruption, betrayal, state affairs, race against time, government agency, manhunt, undercover, revolution, political intrigue ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
 2K
Mary (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Following the shooting of a film on the life of Jesus called This Is My Blood, Marie Palesi (Juliette Binoche), the actress who plays Mary Magdalene takes refuge in Jerusalem in search of the truth behind the myth. The director of the film, Tony ...
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: virgin mary, religion, filmmaking, society, hopes, obsession, self discovery, religions or cults, redemption, showbiz, celebrity culture, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: jerusalem, new york, usa, israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Megachurch Murder (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After popular and charismatic megachurch leader Hamilton Spears commits suicide, his teenage daughter Hannah's life goes off the rails. The only thing keeping her together is her new boyfriend, Oliver. When she finds evidence pointing to a ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, clergy, uncover truth, amateur detective, dishonesty, youth, crimes, society, lifetime, teenager, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Frozen Impact (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Rutland, Vermont, Forestry Service supervisor Dan Blanchard and his wife Dr. Christy Blanchard hope life will return to normal now a transplant liver is expected for their brave son Jason (12). Daughter Marie was ordered to bring Jason to perform ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: escapades, save the day, heroes, survival, race against time, daring rescue, one man army, adventure, against the odds, child illness, forces of nature, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vermont, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Omega Code (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this spiritual thriller, an ancient prophecy is about to be fulfilled as a secret code brings the world to the edge of Apocalypse. Gillen Lane (Casper Van Dien) is a expert on theology and mythology who has gained international fame as a ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: apocalypse, good versus evil, christian, religion, destiny, heroes, heroic mission, catastrophe, society, save the world, redemption, end of the world ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: rome italy, israel, new york, middle east, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The 9/11 Commission Report (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Independent writer-director Leigh Slawner helms this chilling dramatization of the findings laid out in the best-selling 9/11 Commission Report, a document that sought to analyze the circumstances surrounding coordinated terrorist attacks against ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world trade center manhattan new york city, investigation, uncover truth, politics, state affairs, chaos, society, americana, terrorism, fbi agent, terrorist, hotel room ...
Time: september 11 2001, 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Remaining (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a group of close-knit friends assemble for the marriage of Skylar and Dan, they have no idea they will witness The Rapture and face a series of catastrophic events turning the celebration into a life-or-death struggle.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, christian film, slasher ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The Middle Eastern oil industry is the backdrop of this tense drama, which weaves together numerous story lines. Bennett Holiday is an American lawyer in charge of facilitating a dubious merger of oil companies, while Bryan Woodman, a ...
Style: suspense, political, thought provoking, tense, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The International (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An interpol agent and an attorney are determined to bring one of the world's most powerful banks to justice. Uncovering money laundering, arms trading, and conspiracy to destabilize world governments, their investigation takes them from Berlin, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, sexy, twists and turns, clever ...
Plot: conspiracy, interpol, spy, gunfight, murder, investigation, assassin, espionage, chase, lawyer, revenge, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, middle east, israel, usa, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Genius Club (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Seven geniuses, with IQs over 200, are plucked from their lives on Christmas Eve to try to solve the world's problems in one night
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, save the day, mastermind, undercover, society, prodigy, race against time, special agents, redemption, chaos, catastrophe, christian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
 6K
Dig (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: When FBI Agent Peter Connelly, recently stationed in Jerusalem, begins investigating the murder of a young American, he realizes that he’s uncovered an ancient international conspiracy that threatens to change the course of human history. Certain ...
Style: tense, captivating, enigmatic, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient mystery, archeological dig, conspiracy, investigation, uncover truth, murder, adventure, escapades, christianity, crimes, special agents, judaism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: jerusalem, middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Haunted by terrible acts the Nazis forced him to participate in, the disenchanted Father Lankester Merrin focuses his energies on helping with an archaeological dig in the northern part of Kenya. There, the crew uncovers a church that predates ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, redemption, transformation, mentor, life philosophy, priest, church, archaeologist, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947, year 1944, 20th century
Place: africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
King of Kings (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Who is Jesus, and why does he impact all he meets? He is respected and reviled, emulated and accused, beloved, betrayed, and finally crucified. Yet that terrible fate would not be the end of the story.
Style: biblical, epic, suspenseful, serious, sincere ...
Plot: ancient history, jesus, christianity, christian, redemption, betrayal, state affairs, bible, religion, medieval, injustice, political unrest ...
Time: 1st century, 1st century b.c., ancient times
Place: holy land, rome italy, ancient greece, israel, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
 7K
Arabesque (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Story of international intrigue involving a university professor, an Arab prime minister, a ruthless businessman, a beautiful spy, and hieroglyphics.
Style: suspenseful, talky, witty, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: spy, espionage, murder, gangsters, justice, political intrigue, professor, politics, intrigue, dishonesty, investigation, assassination ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, middle east, europe, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%