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Blood Diamond (2006)
Adventure, Drama, Thriller

Blood Diamond (2006)

A story following Archer, a man tortured by his roots. With a strong survival instinct, he has made himself a key player in the business of conflict diamonds. Political unrest is rampant in Sierra Leone as people fight tooth for tooth. Upon meeting Solomon, and the beautiful Maddy, Archer's life changes forever as he is given a chance to make peace with the war around him. (Read More)

Themes:revolution,  communism,  homelessness,  dying,  greed,  grief,  redemption,  terrorism,  brutality,  drunkenness,  torture,  drinking,  betrayal,  money,  kidnapping
Locations:jungle,  cave,  africa,  village,  airport,  bicycle,  boat,  hotel,  school,  restaurant,  beach,  bar
Characters:fisherman,  american,  baby,  photographer,  dancer,  student,  soldier,  teacher,  prostitute,  boy,  singer,  children,  doctor
Period:1990s
Story:sierra leone,  diamond smuggler,  village set on fire,  zimbabwe,  antwerp belgium,  jewelry store,  diamond necklace,  national geographic magazine,  rebel army,  hit with a shovel,  hustler magazine,  hand wound,  refugee camp,  tent city,  diamond,  gunshot wound,  search for son,  dying man,  summary execution,  cape town south africa,  mercenary,  american abroad,  locked in jail,  south africa,  roadside bomb,  female reporter,  hit with a rifle butt,  shooting gallery,  jail cell,  bus ride,  news photographer,  soldier of fortune,  mi 24 hind helicopter,  attack helicopter,  mil mi 8 hip helicopter,  food distribution,  child soldier,  journalist,  ex soldier,  video camera,  briefcase of money,  fire fight,  car on fire,  subjective camera,  street shootout,  knife held to throat,  black and white photograph,  car explosion,  50 calibre machine gun,  child uses a gun,  breaking a car windshield,  father son reunited,  father child reunion,  killing civilians,  fifty pound note,  master slave relationship,  man carrying a man,  trafalgar square london,  self dentistry,  punched in the belly,  sharing a cigarette,  herd of goats,  blowing smoke in someone's face,  armed child,  thrown off a balcony,  zimbabwean,  child rearing,  mutilated child,  hands cut off,  minibus,  frisking,  ends with historical notes,  teen drug use,  burying,  murder of mother,  eye bandage,  scoundrel,  shushing,  guinea,  unicef,  goatherd,  nihilist,  liberia,  punched in the gut,  ivory,  child with a gun,  opportunist,  hand bandage,  dragging a dead body,  separation from family,  piggy back ride,  cnn,  angola,  shantytown,  self cutting,  baboon,  indoctrination,  holding cell,  racist comment,  wood carving,  man undressing,  year 2003,  burning house,  ransacking,  begins with text,  visa,  conference,  bloody body of a child,  medic,  ends with text,  murder of father,  tear on cheek,  year 1999,  chanting,  bludgeoning,  military training,  vineyard,  firing squad,  father son estrangement,  air raid,  surrender,  vault,  airfield,  fisticuffs,  shot point blank,  chimpanzee,  apartheid,  razor blade,  train tracks,  drugged,  morocco,  hiv,  belgium,  stretcher,  black market,  smuggler,  cameraman,  street market,  digging,  amputee,  militia,  united nations,  molotov cocktail,  blindfolded,  brainwashing,  mining,  jewelry,  laptop computer,  engagement ring,  murder of a child,  revolutionary,  car chase,  war crime,  ethnic slur,  rpg,  eye patch,  lantern,  thirty something,  rainstorm,  oil,  shovel,  evacuation,  mobile phone,  smuggling,  target practice,  cynicism,  bombing,  landscape,  guard,  street life,  rocket launcher,  goat,  colonel,  torch,  orphanage,  severed hand,  journalism,  rebellion,  rebel,  walkie talkie,  magazine,  hiding,  demonstration,  vandalism,  elephant,  mutilation,  machete,  wound,  captain,  tv news,  gold,  civil war,  pickup truck,  african,  ak 47,  subtitled scene,  arson,  refugee,  shot in the arm,  severed arm,  death of child,  pursuit,  tent,  beaten to death,  protest,  prologue,  microphone,  binoculars,  pilot,  racial slur,  bartender,  shot in the leg,  van,  search,  controversy,  execution,  ritual,  double cross,  child in peril,  fishing,  anti hero,  exploding car,  fish,  death of friend,  eating,  bridge,  montage,  woman,  massacre,  terrorist,  ambush,  wine,  soccer,  drug use,  shot in the back,  death of mother,  reporter,  river,  jail,  cafe,  dead body,  death of father,  running,  bomb,  sunglasses,  tears,  beer,  rifle,  taxi,  shooting,  london england,  battle,  bus,  sister sister relationship,  drink,  camera,  watching tv,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  mirror,  machine gun,  car accident,  helicopter,  food,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  rain,  corpse,  shootout,  song,  cell phone,  crying,  fire,  brother sister relationship,  telephone call,  rape,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  singing,  explosion,  photograph,  dancing,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  two word title,  blood,  fight,  gun,  death,  kiss,  murder,  nudity,  sex,  violence,  dog

Body Of Lies (2008)
Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War

Body Of Lies (2008)

Roger Ferris is a CIA operative in the Middle East; Ed Hoffman is his control at Langley. Cynicism is everywhere. In Amman, Roger works with Hani Salaam, Jordan's head of security, whose only dictum is "Don't lie to me." The Americans are in pursuit of a cleric who leads a group placing bombs all over Europe. When Hani rebukes Ed's demand that Jordan allow the Americans to use one of Jordan's double agents, Roger and Ed hatch a plan to bring the cleric to them. The plan is complicated by its being a secret from Hani and by Roger's attraction to a local nurse. Satellites and cell phones, bodies and lies: modern warfare. (Read More)

Themes:greed,  terrorism,  torture,  drinking,  betrayal,  money,  kidnapping
Locations:airport,  bicycle,  restaurant
Characters:photographer,  boy,  doctor
Story:refugee camp,  american abroad,  jail cell,  video camera,  cnn,  surrender,  street market,  car chase,  rpg,  oil,  cynicism,  street life,  wound,  tv news,  subtitled scene,  pursuit,  prologue,  binoculars,  van,  search,  execution,  exploding car,  death of friend,  eating,  woman,  terrorist,  wine,  soccer,  shot in the back,  jail,  cafe,  dead body,  running,  bomb,  sunglasses,  rifle,  sister sister relationship,  drink,  camera,  watching tv,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  food,  shot to death,  rain,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  crying,  fire,  telephone call,  chase,  explosion,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  death,  violence,  murder,  gun,  dog,  blood

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13 Hours (2016)
Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War

13 Hours (2016)

Libya, 2012. At an unofficial CIA base in Benghazi a group of ex-military contractors are providing security. In the aftermath of Gaddafi's downfall a power vacuum exists and the climate is volatile. Military weapons are freely available. The US Ambassador to Libya, Chris Stevens, makes a visit to the area, staying in a compound near the CIA base. On the night of 11 September, 2012, the Ambassador's compound is attacked by hordes of heavily armed locals. The only forces willing and able to defend it are six CIA contractors. (Read More)

Themes:brutality,  betrayal
Locations:airport,  restaurant
Characters:soldier
Story:american abroad,  ex soldier,  subjective camera,  street shootout,  ends with historical notes,  begins with text,  surrender,  airfield,  street market,  militia,  molotov cocktail,  car chase,  ethnic slur,  rpg,  evacuation,  rocket launcher,  severed hand,  walkie talkie,  machete,  ak 47,  arson,  shot in the arm,  severed arm,  mercenary,  racial slur,  shot in the leg,  van,  exploding car,  death of friend,  montage,  massacre,  ambush,  soccer,  shot in the back,  bomb,  sunglasses,  battle,  bus,  camera,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  car accident,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  crying,  fire,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  photograph,  dancing,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  family relationships,  blood,  murder,  violence,  death

Der Baader Meinhof Komplex (2008)
Action, Biography, Crime, Drama

Der Baader Meinhof Komplex (2008)

Germany in the 1970s: Murderous bomb attacks, the threat of terrorism and the fear of the enemy inside are rocking the very foundations of the yet fragile German democracy. The radicalised children of the Nazi generation lead by Andreas Baader, Ulrike Meinhof and Gudrun Ensslin are fighting a violent war against what they perceive as the new face of fascism: American imperialism supported by the German establishment, many of whom have a Nazi past. Their aim is to create a more human society but by employing inhuman means they not only spread terror and bloodshed, they also lose their own humanity. The man who understands them is also their hunter: the head of the German police force Horst Herold. And while he succeeds in his relentless pursuit of the young terrorists, he knows he's only dealing with the tip of the iceberg. (Read More)

Themes:revolution,  communism,  dying,  terrorism,  brutality,  torture,  betrayal,  money,  kidnapping
Locations:airport,  bicycle,  beach
Characters:american,  baby,  photographer,  dancer,  student,  children,  doctor
Story:shooting gallery,  jail cell,  video camera,  car on fire,  subjective camera,  revolutionary,  mobile phone,  target practice,  rebellion,  rebel,  hiding,  tv news,  arson,  pursuit,  protest,  microphone,  shot in the leg,  van,  execution,  bridge,  montage,  woman,  terrorist,  ambush,  journalist,  jail,  running,  bomb,  sunglasses,  tears,  shooting,  camera,  watching tv,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  crying,  fire,  telephone call,  chase,  explosion,  photograph,  dancing,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  kiss,  dog,  gun,  murder,  fight,  death,  violence,  blood

War Of The Worlds (2005) is one of the best movies like Blood Diamond (2006)
Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

War Of The Worlds (2005)

Ray Ferrier (Cruise) is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. When his ex-wife and her new husband drop off his teenage son Robbie and young daughter Rachel for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm suddenly touches down. What follows is the extraordinary battle for the future of humankind through the eyes of one American family fighting to survive it in this contemporary retelling of H.G. Wells seminal classic sci-fi thriller. (Read More)

Themes:dying,  brutality,  drunkenness,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:bicycle,  restaurant
Characters:american,  soldier,  singer
Story:refugee camp,  video camera,  digging,  shovel,  evacuation,  rocket launcher,  tv news,  pickup truck,  refugee,  beaten to death,  van,  child in peril,  eating,  bridge,  massacre,  ambush,  reporter,  river,  cafe,  dead body,  tears,  rifle,  london england,  battle,  watching tv,  rescue,  mirror,  machine gun,  car accident,  helicopter,  food,  blood splatter,  rain,  corpse,  song,  cell phone,  crying,  fire,  brother sister relationship,  telephone call,  singing,  explosion,  photograph,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  murder,  gun,  fight,  death,  violence,  blood

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La Battaglia Di Algeri (1966)
Drama, War

La Battaglia Di Algeri (1966)

A film commissioned by the Algerian government that shows the Algerian revolution from both sides. The French foreign legion has left Vietnam in defeat and has something to prove. The Algerians are seeking independence. The two clash. The torture used by the French is contrasted with the Algerian's use of bombs in soda shops. A look at war as a nasty thing that harms and sullies everyone who participates in it. This is why La Battaglia Di Algeri (1966) is one of the best movies like Blood Diamond (2006). (Read More)

Themes:torture,  revolution,  homelessness,  terrorism,  drinking
Locations:airport,  school,  restaurant,  beach
Characters:baby,  dancer,  soldier,  teacher,  prostitute,  boy,  children,  doctor
Story:colonel,  gunshot wound,  jail cell,  shooting,  street shootout,  battle,  surrender,  shot point blank,  street market,  united nations,  revolutionary,  bombing,  guard,  street life,  rebellion,  rebel,  demonstration,  vandalism,  wound,  refugee,  protest,  prologue,  microphone,  binoculars,  search,  execution,  terrorist,  ambush,  drug use,  shot in the back,  reporter,  jail,  cafe,  dead body,  running,  bomb,  sunglasses,  tears,  rifle,  drink,  airplane,  machine gun,  helicopter,  rain,  crying,  fire,  telephone call,  chase,  explosion,  photograph,  dancing,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  murder,  fight,  violence,  death,  dog,  gun,  blood

The Interpreter (2005)
Crime, Mystery, Thriller

The Interpreter (2005)

Escalating events begin when U.N. interpreter Silvia Broome alleges that she has overheard a death threat against an African head of state, spoken in a rare dialect few people other than Silvia can understand. With the words "The Teacher will never leave this room alive," in an instant, Silvia's life is turned upside down as she becomes a hunted target of the killers. Placed under the protection of federal agent Tobin Keller, Silvia's world only grows more nightmarish. As Keller digs deeper into his eyewitnesses' past and her secretive world of global connections, the more suspicious he becomes that she herself might be involved in the conspiracy. With every step of the way, he finds more reasons to mistrust her. Is Sylvia a victim? A suspect? Or something else entirely? And can Tobin, coping with his own personal heartache, keep her safe? Though they must depend on one another, Silvia and Tobin couldn't be more different. Silvia's strengths are words, diplomacy and the subtleties of meaning, while Tobin is all about instinct, action and reading into the most primal human behaviors. Now, as the danger of a major assassination on U.S. soil grows and Silvia's life hangs in the balance, Silvia and Tobin play out a gripping dance of evasion and revelation that keeps them both guessing as they race to stop a terrifying international crisis before it's too late. (Read More)

Themes:grief,  terrorism,  drunkenness,  drinking
Locations:africa,  airport,  bar
Characters:photographer,  dancer,  teacher,  doctor
Story:south africa,  child soldier,  eye bandage,  united nations,  car chase,  evacuation,  walkie talkie,  demonstration,  wound,  tv news,  african,  pursuit,  protest,  prologue,  microphone,  binoculars,  search,  death of friend,  bridge,  woman,  massacre,  terrorist,  soccer,  death of mother,  dead body,  death of father,  running,  bomb,  sunglasses,  shooting,  bus,  drink,  camera,  watching tv,  airplane,  shot in the head,  machine gun,  car accident,  helicopter,  shot to death,  rain,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  brother sister relationship,  telephone call,  chase,  explosion,  photograph,  dancing,  dog,  murder,  death,  gun,  violence,  blood

Munich (2005)
Crime, Drama, History, Thriller

Munich (2005)

After Black September's assassination of Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics in 1972, Prime Minister Golda Meir okays a black-box operation to hunt down and kill all involved. A team of five gathers in Switzerland led by Avner, a low-level Mossad techie whose father was a war hero and whose wife is pregnant. It's an expendable team, but relying on paid informants, they track and kill several in Europe and Lebanon. They must constantly look over their shoulders for the CIA, KGB, PLO, and their own sources. As the body count mounts -- with retribution following retribution -- so do questions, doubts, and sleepless nights. Loyalties blur. What does it mean to be a Jew? (Read More)

Themes:homelessness,  dying,  terrorism,  drunkenness,  drinking,  betrayal,  money,  kidnapping
Locations:village,  airport,  bicycle,  boat,  hotel,  restaurant,  beach,  bar
Characters:american,  dancer,  boy,  singer,  children,  doctor
Story:refugee camp,  terrorist,  street shootout,  separation from family,  revolutionary,  bombing,  tv news,  refugee,  severed arm,  microphone,  binoculars,  search,  controversy,  double cross,  child in peril,  fishing,  death of friend,  eating,  massacre,  wine,  journalist,  drug use,  shot in the back,  river,  cafe,  dead body,  death of father,  running,  bomb,  sunglasses,  tears,  rifle,  taxi,  shooting,  london england,  bus,  sister sister relationship,  drink,  watching tv,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  food,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  rain,  corpse,  shootout,  song,  crying,  telephone call,  chase,  knife,  singing,  explosion,  photograph,  dancing,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  blood,  death,  murder,  gun,  dog,  sex,  nudity,  violence,  fight

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Red Dawn (2012) is one of the best movies like Blood Diamond (2006)
Action, Thriller

Red Dawn (2012)

The city of Spokane, Washington is awakened by a North Korean paratrooper invasion. Marine Corps veteran Jed Eckert and his civilian brother, Matt, escape with a group of friends to an isolated cabin in the woods, where they witness the execution of their father at the hands of the ruthless Captain Cho. The brothers unite with their friends to form a guerrilla resistance group--the Wolverines--to drive the invaders from their home. (Read More)

Themes:terrorism,  brutality,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:restaurant,  bar
Characters:soldier
Story:summary execution,  street shootout,  child uses a gun,  car chase,  rpg,  target practice,  bombing,  rocket launcher,  captain,  pickup truck,  ak 47,  subtitled scene,  mercenary,  binoculars,  shot in the leg,  execution,  double cross,  child in peril,  anti hero,  exploding car,  death of friend,  montage,  ambush,  shot in the back,  death of father,  bomb,  rifle,  battle,  bus,  watching tv,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  car accident,  helicopter,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  knife,  explosion,  photograph,  father son relationship,  two word title,  murder,  death,  fight,  violence

Rendition (2007)
Drama, Thriller

Rendition (2007)

After a terrorist bombing kills an American envoy in a foreign country, an investigation leads to an Egyptian who has been living in the United States for years and who is married to an American. He is apprehended when he's on his way home. The U.S. sends him to the country where the incident occurs for interrogation which includes torture. An American CIA operative observes the interrogation and is at odds whether to keep it going or to stop it. In the meantime, the man's wife raises hell to find him despite being pregnant but the person behind this refuses to help or give her any information. (Read More)

Themes:terrorism,  drunkenness,  torture,  drinking,  kidnapping
Locations:africa,  airport,  boat
Characters:american,  student,  boy,  doctor
Story:subjective camera,  bloody body of a child,  street market,  bombing,  street life,  demonstration,  tv news,  subtitled scene,  prologue,  microphone,  search,  terrorist,  soccer,  shot in the back,  dead body,  bomb,  rifle,  taxi,  shooting,  sister sister relationship,  drink,  watching tv,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  corpse,  cell phone,  brother sister relationship,  telephone call,  explosion,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  blood,  gun,  violence,  murder,  kiss,  death

Rescue Dawn (2006)
Adventure, Biography, Drama, War

Rescue Dawn (2006)

In 1965, while bombing Laos in a classified mission, the propeller plane of the German-American US Navy pilot Dieter Dengler is hit and crashes in the jungle. Dieter is arrested by the peasants, tortured by the Vietcong and sent to a prisoner camp, where he meets five other mentally deranged prisoners and guards. He becomes close to Duane and organizes an escape plan; however, the unstable Gene opposes to Dieter's plan. When they discover that there is no more food due to the constant American bombings in the area and their guards intend to kill them, Dieter sets his plan in motion. However, an unexpected betrayal splits the group and Dieter and Duane find that the jungle is their actual prison. This is why Rescue Dawn (2006) is one of the best movies like Blood Diamond (2006). (Read More)

Themes:dying,  torture,  betrayal
Locations:jungle,  village
Characters:american,  soldier,  boy,  singer,  children
Story:american abroad,  air raid,  digging,  war crime,  rainstorm,  bombing,  guard,  hiding,  machete,  pursuit,  prologue,  pilot,  fishing,  fish,  death of friend,  eating,  bridge,  ambush,  river,  running,  bomb,  rifle,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  mirror,  machine gun,  helicopter,  food,  shot to death,  rain,  crying,  fire,  chase,  singing,  murder,  gun,  death,  violence,  dog

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World War Z (2013)
Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

World War Z (2013)

Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is persuaded to go on a mission to investigate this disease. What follows is a perilous trek around the world where Lane must brave horrific dangers and long odds to find answers before human civilization falls. (Read More)

Locations:airport,  bicycle,  beach
Characters:soldier,  doctor
Story:american abroad,  jail cell,  child with a gun,  vault,  airfield,  united nations,  evacuation,  colonel,  severed hand,  magazine,  machete,  captain,  tv news,  ak 47,  subtitled scene,  refugee,  severed arm,  mercenary,  pilot,  search,  child in peril,  exploding car,  death of friend,  montage,  woman,  shot in the back,  bomb,  beer,  rifle,  battle,  sister sister relationship,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  car accident,  helicopter,  shot to death,  rain,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  crying,  telephone call,  chase,  knife,  singing,  explosion,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  family relationships,  blood,  kiss,  gun,  violence,  dog,  murder,  death

Criminal (2016) is one of the best movies like Blood Diamond (2006)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Criminal (2016)

Bill Pope (Ryan Reynolds) is a CIA agent on a mission in London tracking down a shadowy hacker nicknamed "The Dutchman." When he gets mysteriously ambushed and killed, an experimental procedure is used to transfer his memories into dangerous convict Jericho Stewart (Kevin Costner). When he wakes up with the CIA agent's memories, his mission is to find The Dutchman and make the deal with him before the hacker launches ICBM's and starts World War III. But complications soon arise and the mission turns personal. (Read More)

Themes:redemption,  terrorism,  brutality,  torture,  betrayal,  money,  kidnapping
Locations:airport,  restaurant,  beach
Characters:soldier,  teacher,  doctor
Story:american abroad,  fire fight,  subjective camera,  street shootout,  car explosion,  airfield,  car chase,  walkie talkie,  subtitled scene,  arson,  mercenary,  beaten to death,  shot in the leg,  van,  double cross,  child in peril,  anti hero,  exploding car,  bridge,  terrorist,  shot in the back,  cafe,  death of father,  sunglasses,  taxi,  london england,  bus,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  car accident,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  rain,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  fire,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  death,  violence,  blood,  fight,  murder

American Assassin (2017)
Action, Thriller

American Assassin (2017)

Twenty three-year-old Mitch lost his parents to a tragic car accident at the age of fourteen, and his girlfriend to a terrorist attack just as they were engaged. Seeking revenge, he is enlisted by CIA Deputy Director Irene Kennedy as a black ops recruit. Kennedy then assigns Cold War veteran Stan Hurley to train Mitch. Together they will later on investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on military and civilian targets. The discovery of a pattern in the violence leads them to a joint mission with a lethal Turkish agent to stop a mysterious operative intent on starting a world war in the Middle East. (Read More)

Themes:redemption,  terrorism,  brutality,  torture,  betrayal,  money,  kidnapping
Locations:airport,  boat,  hotel,  restaurant,  beach,  bar
Characters:american,  soldier,  doctor
Story:american abroad,  terrorist,  subjective camera,  street shootout,  engagement ring,  car chase,  ethnic slur,  evacuation,  target practice,  cynicism,  walkie talkie,  ak 47,  subtitled scene,  shot in the arm,  mercenary,  beaten to death,  racial slur,  bartender,  shot in the leg,  van,  double cross,  anti hero,  exploding car,  montage,  massacre,  ambush,  shot in the back,  cafe,  bomb,  sunglasses,  london england,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  car accident,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  two word title,  fight,  murder,  death,  dog,  violence,  blood

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We Own The Night (2007)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

We Own The Night (2007)

Brooklyn, 1988. Crime is rife, especially drugs and drug violence. A Russian thug is building his heroin trade, while everyone laughs at the cops. Brothers have chosen different paths: Joe has followed his father Bert into New York's Finest; he's a rising star. Bobby, who uses his mother's maiden name, manages a club. Bobby too is on the rise: he has a new girlfriend and a green-light to develop a Manhattan club. Joe and Bert ask him to help with intelligence gathering; he declines. Then, Joe raids Bobby's club to arrest the Russian. From there, things spiral out of control: the Russian puts out a hit on Joe, personal losses mount, and Bobby's loyalties face the test. (Read More)

Themes:dying,  drinking,  betrayal,  money
Locations:restaurant,  beach
Characters:photographer,  dancer,  singer,  children
Story:jail cell,  car on fire,  murder of father,  smuggler,  molotov cocktail,  car chase,  walkie talkie,  hiding,  subtitled scene,  pursuit,  prologue,  van,  search,  eating,  ambush,  drug use,  shot in the back,  death of mother,  jail,  cafe,  death of father,  tears,  rifle,  shooting,  drink,  camera,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  food,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  song,  crying,  fire,  telephone call,  chase,  singing,  photograph,  dancing,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  murder,  violence,  sex,  death,  blood,  gun,  dog

Children Of Men (2006)
Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Children Of Men (2006)

The world's youngest citizen has just died at 18, and humankind is facing the likelihood of its own extinction. Set in and around a dystopian London fractious with violence and warring nationalistic sects, Children of Men follows the unexpected discovery of a lone pregnant woman and the desperate journey to deliver her to safety and restore faith for a future beyond those presently on Earth. This is why Children Of Men (2006) is one of the best movies like Blood Diamond (2006). (Read More)

Themes:dying,  grief,  redemption,  terrorism,  drunkenness,  torture,  drinking,  betrayal,  money,  kidnapping
Locations:boat,  bar
Characters:baby,  soldier,  children,  singer
Story:woman,  refugee camp,  car on fire,  chanting,  molotov cocktail,  revolutionary,  bombing,  rebellion,  rebel,  demonstration,  vandalism,  wound,  tv news,  african,  refugee,  severed arm,  death of child,  pursuit,  protest,  execution,  child in peril,  anti hero,  death of friend,  bridge,  eating,  massacre,  terrorist,  ambush,  wine,  drug use,  reporter,  dead body,  bomb,  tears,  beer,  shooting,  london england,  battle,  bus,  drink,  watching tv,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  food,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  rain,  corpse,  shootout,  crying,  chase,  tattoo,  singing,  explosion,  photograph,  violence,  cigarette smoking,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  murder,  kiss,  death,  gun,  dog,  fight,  blood

Spartan (2004) is one of the best movies like Blood Diamond (2006)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Spartan (2004)

In the US-government's special ops, Scott is a shooter, not a planner, doing the job without regard to quaint or obsolete convention. When a Harvard undergrad goes missing (the daughter of a US leader), it's Scott who applies the pressure, first to her boyfriend, then to a madam whose cathouse is the initial stop en route to a white slavery auction in Dubai. The abductors may not know the girl's identity, but once they figure it out, she's doomed. Deadly double crosses force Scott to become a planner. Through it all, earnest TV newscasters read the drivel they're handed. (Read More)

Themes:dying,  brutality,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:airport,  boat,  restaurant,  beach,  bar
Characters:student,  soldier,  teacher,  prostitute
Story:female reporter,  punched in the belly,  military training,  airfield,  cameraman,  ethnic slur,  colonel,  tv news,  mercenary,  pursuit,  binoculars,  racial slur,  bartender,  double cross,  anti hero,  drug use,  shot in the back,  reporter,  running,  sunglasses,  rifle,  taxi,  shooting,  london england,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  mirror,  machine gun,  helicopter,  shot to death,  rain,  shootout,  cell phone,  telephone call,  chase,  knife,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  murder,  blood,  fight,  death,  gun,  violence

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15 Minutes (2001)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

15 Minutes (2001)

When Eastern European criminals Oleg and Emil come to New York City to pick up their share of a heist score, Oleg steals a video camera and starts filming their activities, both legal and illegal. When they learn how the American media circus can make a remorseless killer look like the victim and make them rich, they target media-savvy NYPD Homicide Detective Eddie Flemming and media-naive FDNY Fire Marshal Jordy Warsaw, the cops investigating their murder and torching of their former criminal partner, filming everything to sell to the local tabloid TV show "Top Story." (Read More)

Themes:greed,  drunkenness,  torture,  drinking,  betrayal,  money
Locations:airport,  hotel,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:american,  prostitute,  boy
Story:female reporter,  video camera,  knife held to throat,  cameraman,  engagement ring,  car chase,  journalism,  tv news,  subtitled scene,  arson,  shot in the arm,  shot in the leg,  death of friend,  journalist,  reporter,  cafe,  dead body,  taxi,  sister sister relationship,  drink,  camera,  watching tv,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  fire,  telephone call,  rape,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  husband wife relationship,  fight,  blood,  murder,  death,  dog,  violence

The 5th Wave (2016)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

The 5th Wave (2016)

Four waves of increasingly deadly attacks have left most of Earth in ruin. Against a backdrop of fear and distrust, Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother. As she prepares for the inevitable and lethal fifth wave, Cassie teams up with a young man who may become her final hope - if she can only trust him. (Read More)

Themes:homelessness,  brutality,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Characters:soldier,  children
Story:refugee camp,  child soldier,  subjective camera,  child with a gun,  military training,  airfield,  brainwashing,  evacuation,  target practice,  colonel,  ak 47,  refugee,  death of child,  tent,  shot in the leg,  search,  double cross,  child in peril,  anti hero,  exploding car,  montage,  massacre,  ambush,  soccer,  shot in the back,  death of mother,  death of father,  bomb,  rifle,  london england,  battle,  bus,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  car accident,  helicopter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  fire,  brother sister relationship,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  photograph,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  gun,  murder,  death,  violence,  kiss,  fight,  blood

The Water Diviner (2014)
Drama, War

The Water Diviner (2014)

After the Battle of Gallipoli, in 1915, an Australian farmer, Connor (Russell Crowe), travels to Turkey to find his 3 missing sons. While staying at a hotel in Istanbul, he meets Ayshe (Olga Kurylenko), the hotel manager. And tries to find a way to Gallipoli.

Themes:grief,  redemption,  drinking
Locations:hotel,  boat,  beach
Characters:dancer,  prostitute,  boy,  singer
Story:search for son,  dying man,  hit with a rifle butt,  battle,  ends with text,  street market,  digging,  shovel,  evacuation,  landscape,  street life,  demonstration,  subtitled scene,  refugee,  pursuit,  tent,  protest,  execution,  woman,  dead body,  running,  tears,  rifle,  shooting,  drink,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  mirror,  machine gun,  food,  shot to death,  song,  crying,  chase,  singing,  explosion,  photograph,  dancing,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  gun,  dog,  nudity,  fight,  blood,  murder,  violence,  death

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King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword (2017) is one of the best movies like Blood Diamond (2006)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword (2017)

Themes:redemption,  brutality,  betrayal,  money,  kidnapping
Locations:cave,  village,  boat
Characters:soldier,  prostitute
Story:jail cell,  subjective camera,  target practice,  guard,  torch,  rebellion,  rebel,  elephant,  captain,  arson,  shot in the arm,  severed arm,  beaten to death,  shot in the leg,  execution,  ritual,  child in peril,  anti hero,  bridge,  montage,  massacre,  ambush,  shot in the back,  death of mother,  river,  death of father,  london england,  battle,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  rain,  corpse,  fire,  brother sister relationship,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  murder,  death,  fight,  violence,  dog,  blood

Letters From Iwo Jima (2006)
Drama, History, War

Letters From Iwo Jima (2006)

The island of Iwo Jima stands between the American military force and the home islands of Japan. Therefore the Imperial Japanese Army is desperate to prevent it from falling into American hands and providing a launching point for an invasion of Japan. General Tadamichi Kuribayashi is given command of the forces on the island and sets out to prepare for the imminent attack. General Kuribayashi, however, does not favor the rigid traditional approach recommended by his subordinates, and resentment and resistance fester among his staff. In the lower echelons, a young soldier, Saigo, a poor baker in civilian life, strives with his friends to survive the harsh regime of the Japanese army itself, all the while knowing that a fierce battle looms. When the American invasion begins, both Kuribayashi and Saigo find strength, honor, courage, and horrors beyond imagination. (Read More)

Themes:dying,  brutality,  drinking
Locations:cave,  beach
Characters:american,  photographer,  soldier,  boy,  singer,  children
Story:gunshot wound,  air raid,  surrender,  shot point blank,  stretcher,  digging,  lantern,  shovel,  target practice,  colonel,  severed hand,  mutilation,  captain,  severed arm,  tent,  binoculars,  eating,  bomb,  rifle,  shooting,  battle,  drink,  camera,  airplane,  shot in the head,  food,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  rain,  song,  fire,  knife,  singing,  explosion,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  gun,  death,  dog,  violence,  blood,  murder

Gomorra (2008)
Crime, Drama

Gomorra (2008)

"Gomorra" is a contemporary Neapolitan mob drama that exposes Italy's criminal underbelly by telling five stories of individuals who think they can make their own compact with Camorra, the area's Mafia.

Themes:brutality,  drinking,  betrayal,  money
Locations:airport,  boat,  beach
Characters:baby,  photographer,  dancer,  prostitute,  boy,  singer,  children
Story:subjective camera,  shot point blank,  thirty something,  evacuation,  street life,  ak 47,  pursuit,  child in peril,  fish,  ambush,  drug use,  shot in the back,  dead body,  rifle,  shooting,  drink,  camera,  watching tv,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  mirror,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  song,  chase,  singing,  explosion,  dancing,  cigarette smoking,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  sex,  murder,  death,  gun,  violence,  blood

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'71 (2014)
Action, Drama, Thriller, War

'71 (2014)

A young British soldier is accidentally abandoned by his unit following a terrifying riot on the streets of Belfast in 1971. Unable to tell friend from foe, the raw recruit must survive the night alone and find his way to safety through a disorienting, alien and deadly landscape.

Themes:terrorism,  brutality,  kidnapping
Locations:boat
Characters:soldier,  boy
Story:ex soldier,  street shootout,  child with a gun,  medic,  military training,  molotov cocktail,  murder of a child,  landscape,  orphanage,  hiding,  wound,  beaten to death,  soccer,  shot in the back,  bomb,  battle,  bus,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  fire,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  cigarette smoking,  husband wife relationship,  death,  blood,  violence,  murder

War For The Planet Of The Apes (2017) is one of the best movies like Blood Diamond (2006)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

War For The Planet Of The Apes (2017)

Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet. (Read More)

Themes:dying,  redemption,  brutality,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:jungle,  cave,  village,  beach
Characters:baby,  soldier
Story:colonel,  subjective camera,  chimpanzee,  rpg,  rocket launcher,  torch,  walkie talkie,  machete,  ak 47,  subtitled scene,  beaten to death,  binoculars,  double cross,  child in peril,  death of friend,  bridge,  montage,  massacre,  ambush,  shot in the back,  death of mother,  sunglasses,  rifle,  shooting,  battle,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  food,  shot to death,  rain,  corpse,  shootout,  fire,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  fight,  murder,  violence,  death,  blood

Persepolis (2007)
Animation, Biography, Drama, War

Persepolis (2007)

In 1970s Iran, Marjane 'Marji' Statrapi watches events through her young eyes and her idealistic family of a long dream being fulfilled of the hated Shah's defeat in the Iranian Revolution of 1979. However as Marji grows up, she witnesses first hand how the new Iran, now ruled by Islamic fundamentalists, has become a repressive tyranny on its own. With Marji dangerously refusing to remain silent at this injustice, her parents send her abroad to Vienna to study for a better life. However, this change proves an equally difficult trial with the young woman finding herself in a different culture loaded with abrasive characters and profound disappointments that deeply trouble her. Even when she returns home, Marji finds that both she and homeland have changed too much and the young woman and her loving family must decide where she truly belongs. This is why Persepolis (2007) is one of the best movies like Blood Diamond (2006). (Read More)

Themes:revolution,  homelessness,  torture,  drinking
Locations:airport,  bicycle,  school,  restaurant
Characters:dancer,  student,  soldier,  teacher,  prostitute,  boy,  children,  doctor
Period:1990s
Story:jail cell,  separation from family,  firing squad,  air raid,  black market,  revolutionary,  oil,  bombing,  hiding,  demonstration,  wound,  refugee,  pursuit,  protest,  execution,  fish,  eating,  woman,  wine,  drug use,  jail,  cafe,  dead body,  running,  tears,  beer,  rifle,  taxi,  shooting,  battle,  drink,  watching tv,  food,  rain,  corpse,  crying,  telephone call,  chase,  explosion,  dancing,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  kiss,  death,  dog,  fight,  blood,  murder

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Seraphim Falls (2006)
Action, Drama, Thriller, War, Western

Seraphim Falls (2006)

In the 1860s, five men have been tracking a sixth across Nevada for more than two weeks. They shoot and wound him, but he gets away. They pursue, led by the dour Carver, who will pay them each $1 a day once he's captured. The hunted is Gideon, resourceful, skilled with a knife. Gideon's flight and Carver's hunt require horses, water, and bullets. The course takes them past lone settlers, a wagon train, a rail crew, settlements, and an Indian philosopher. What is the reason for the hunt; what connects Gideon and Carver? What happened at Seraphim Falls? (Read More)

Themes:grief,  drinking,  money
Characters:baby,  soldier,  prostitute,  boy
Story:ex soldier,  subjective camera,  landscape,  colonel,  torch,  rebel,  wound,  captain,  gold,  civil war,  arson,  shot in the arm,  pursuit,  tent,  prologue,  search,  eating,  ambush,  river,  dead body,  running,  tears,  rifle,  shooting,  drink,  shot in the chest,  food,  shot to death,  rain,  corpse,  shootout,  crying,  fire,  brother sister relationship,  chase,  knife,  dancing,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  death,  blood,  murder,  violence,  fight

Grimsby (2016)
Action, Adventure, Comedy

Grimsby (2016)

MI6's top assassin (Mark Strong) has a brother. Unfortunately for him, he's a football hooligan (Sacha Baron Cohen) from the town of Grimsby. Nobby has everything a man from the poor English fishing town of Grimsby could want - 9 children and the most attractive girlfriend in northern England (Rebel Wilson). There's only one thing missing in his life: his little brother, Sebastian. After they were adopted by different families as children, Nobby spent 28 years searching for him. Upon hearing of his location, Nobby sets off to reunite with his brother, unaware that not only is his brother an MI6 agent, but he's just uncovered a plot that puts the world in danger. On the run and wrongfully accused, Sebastian realizes that if he is going to save the world, he will need the help of its biggest idiot. (Read More)

Themes:redemption,  terrorism,  brutality,  drunkenness,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:bicycle,  boat,  hotel,  bar
Characters:children
Story:south africa,  video camera,  subjective camera,  street shootout,  car chase,  evacuation,  rocket launcher,  orphanage,  rebel,  walkie talkie,  elephant,  ak 47,  mercenary,  beaten to death,  binoculars,  shot in the leg,  double cross,  child in peril,  fishing,  exploding car,  fish,  bridge,  montage,  terrorist,  ambush,  soccer,  shot in the back,  sunglasses,  beer,  london england,  bus,  camera,  watching tv,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  car accident,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  brother sister relationship,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  murder,  fight,  death,  dog,  violence,  blood

Out Of The Furnace (2013) is one of the best movies like Blood Diamond (2006)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Out Of The Furnace (2013)

Russell and his younger brother Rodney live in the economically-depressed Rust Belt, and have always dreamed of escaping and finding better lives. But when a cruel twist of fate lands Russell in prison, his brother becomes involved with one of the most violent and ruthless crime rings in the Northeast - a mistake that will cost him everything. Once released, Russell must choose between his own freedom, or risk it all to seek justice for his brother. (Read More)

Themes:redemption,  brutality,  drinking,  betrayal,  money
Locations:bar
Characters:soldier,  teacher
Story:hit with a rifle butt,  shot point blank,  pickup truck,  death of child,  pursuit,  beaten to death,  prologue,  bartender,  shot in the leg,  double cross,  anti hero,  eating,  bridge,  ambush,  drug use,  shot in the back,  dead body,  death of father,  running,  sunglasses,  tears,  rifle,  shooting,  drink,  watching tv,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  mirror,  machine gun,  car accident,  food,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  crying,  telephone call,  chase,  tattoo,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  gun,  murder,  death,  fight,  violence,  blood

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Southland Tales (2006)
Comedy, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Southland Tales (2006)

Southland Tales is an ensemble piece set in the futuristic landscape of Los Angeles on July 4, 2008, as it stands on the brink of social, economic and environmental disaster. Boxer Santaros is an action star who's stricken with amnesia. His life intertwines with Krysta Now, an adult film star developing her own reality television project, and Ronald Taverner, a Hermosa Beach police officer who holds the key to a vast conspiracy. (Read More)

Themes:revolution,  terrorism,  brutality,  drinking,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:beach,  bar
Characters:dancer,  soldier,  boy,  singer
Story:video camera,  fire fight,  subjective camera,  street shootout,  hand bandage,  stretcher,  ethnic slur,  rainstorm,  oil,  evacuation,  smuggling,  landscape,  severed hand,  hiding,  tv news,  ak 47,  shot in the arm,  mercenary,  protest,  prologue,  racial slur,  shot in the leg,  search,  double cross,  anti hero,  death of friend,  montage,  terrorist,  ambush,  drug use,  shot in the back,  dead body,  sunglasses,  beer,  rifle,  shooting,  drink,  watching tv,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  mirror,  machine gun,  car accident,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  rain,  corpse,  shootout,  song,  cell phone,  fire,  telephone call,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  singing,  explosion,  dancing,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  two word title,  blood,  murder,  kiss,  fight,  gun,  death,  sex,  violence,  dog

Tomorrow, When The War Began (2010)
Action, Adventure, Drama

Tomorrow, When The War Began (2010)

Seven Australian teenage friends from a small town go on a camping trip to be with nature. During their trip, they see military aircraft fly overhead. What they didn't know was their country was being invaded by another country. Returning home, they discover that they are at war. With no training, they band together to fight the enemy. This is why Tomorrow, When The War Began (2010) is one of the best movies like Blood Diamond (2006). (Read More)

Locations:restaurant
Characters:soldier
Story:target practice,  rocket launcher,  torch,  walkie talkie,  hiding,  ak 47,  mercenary,  tent,  binoculars,  shot in the leg,  search,  anti hero,  exploding car,  bridge,  montage,  ambush,  shot in the back,  death of father,  sunglasses,  rifle,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  car accident,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  chase,  explosion,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  dog,  blood,  fight,  murder,  violence,  death

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)
Action, Adventure, Comedy

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)

After the Kingsman headquarters are blown up by a psychotic criminal named Poppy Adams. The surviving agents find their way to an allied secret organisation based in Kentucky, named Statesman. The two agencies must now work together in order to save the world and take down the so called 'Golden Circle'. (Read More)

Themes:terrorism,  brutality,  drunkenness,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:jungle,  bar
Characters:soldier,  singer
Story:american abroad,  ex soldier,  subjective camera,  street shootout,  breaking a car windshield,  amputee,  car chase,  eye patch,  rocket launcher,  severed hand,  walkie talkie,  gold,  subtitled scene,  severed arm,  mercenary,  tent,  beaten to death,  bartender,  double cross,  anti hero,  exploding car,  death of friend,  montage,  ambush,  drug use,  shot in the back,  bomb,  sunglasses,  rifle,  taxi,  london england,  battle,  watching tv,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  car accident,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  rain,  shootout,  cell phone,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  singing,  explosion,  photograph,  dancing,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  death,  gun,  fight,  murder,  dog,  violence,  blood

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American Sniper (2014) is one of the best movies like Blood Diamond (2006)
Action, Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War

American Sniper (2014)

Chris Kyle was nothing more than a Texan man who dreamed of becoming a cowboy, but in his thirties he found out that maybe his life needed something different, something where he could express his real talent, something that could help America in its fight against terrorism. So he joined the SEALs in order to become a sniper. After marrying, Kyle and the other members of the team are called for their first tour of Iraq. Kyle's struggle isn't with his missions, but about his relationship with the reality of the war and, once returned at home, how he manages to handle it with his urban life, his wife and kids. (Read More)

Themes:terrorism,  brutality,  drunkenness,  torture,  kidnapping
Locations:restaurant,  beach,  bar
Characters:american,  baby,  soldier,  children
Story:american abroad,  street shootout,  military training,  airfield,  amputee,  rpg,  target practice,  rocket launcher,  ak 47,  subtitled scene,  severed arm,  mercenary,  death of child,  binoculars,  racial slur,  shot in the leg,  execution,  exploding car,  death of friend,  woman,  massacre,  terrorist,  ambush,  shot in the back,  sunglasses,  taxi,  battle,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  car accident,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  knife,  explosion,  photograph,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  two word title,  dog,  fight,  death,  violence,  murder,  blood

Rang De Basanti (2006)
Comedy, Drama, History, Romance

Rang De Basanti (2006)

A young idealistic English filmmaker, Sue, arrives in India to make a film on Indian revolutionaries Bhagat Singh, Chandrashekhar Azad and their contemporaries and their fight for freedom from the British Raj. Owing to a lack of funds, she recruits students from Delhi University to act in her docu-drama. She finds DJ, who graduated five years ago but still wants to be a part of the University because he doesn't think there's too much out there in the real world to look forward to. Karan, the son of Industrialist Rajnath Singhania, who shares an uncomfortable relationship with his father, but continues to live off him, albeit very grudgingly. Aslam, is a middle class Muslim boy, who lives in the by-lanes near Jama Masjid, poet, philosopher and guide to his friends. Sukhi, the group's baby, innocent, vulnerable and with a weakness for only one thing - girls. Laxman Pandey, the fundamentalist in the group, the only one who still believes that politics can make the world a better place and finally Sonia - the sole girl in the group, tomboy and vivacious spirit, engaged to Ajay - the dashing air pilot. Through her film, Sue wishes to showcase to the world the efforts of these young revolutionaries and the enormity of their contribution to the freedom movement in India. What unfolds is the inspiration behind Sue's passion for bringing their story to the world. The twist in the tale is of course the fact that more than just telling the world, Sue's film makes DJ and his friends stop and stare at themselves for being the actual descendants of these great men and never recognizing and celebrating their courage and spirit. (Read More)

Themes:revolution,  dying,  grief,  terrorism,  drunkenness,  torture,  drinking,  money,  kidnapping
Locations:airport,  bicycle,  bar
Characters:baby,  dancer,  student,  boy,  singer,  doctor
Story:jail cell,  subjective camera,  punched in the gut,  ends with text,  surrender,  street market,  revolutionary,  ethnic slur,  lantern,  bombing,  street life,  walkie talkie,  hiding,  demonstration,  wound,  tv news,  pickup truck,  pursuit,  protest,  prologue,  microphone,  pilot,  shot in the leg,  execution,  death of friend,  eating,  montage,  massacre,  terrorist,  shot in the back,  jail,  dead body,  running,  bomb,  sunglasses,  tears,  beer,  rifle,  taxi,  shooting,  london england,  battle,  drink,  watching tv,  airplane,  shot in the chest,  mirror,  food,  blood splatter,  rain,  corpse,  shootout,  song,  cell phone,  crying,  fire,  telephone call,  chase,  singing,  explosion,  photograph,  dancing,  cigarette smoking,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  gun,  murder,  fight,  violence,  death,  blood

Menace II Society (1993)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Menace II Society (1993)

This urban nightmare chronicles several days in the life of Caine Lawson, following his high-school graduation, as he attempts to escape his violent existence in the projects of Watts, CA.

Themes:dying,  brutality,  drunkenness,  betrayal,  money
Locations:school
Period:1990s
Story:jail cell,  street shootout,  child with a gun,  ethnic slur,  rainstorm,  street life,  shot in the arm,  beaten to death,  racial slur,  controversy,  execution,  child in peril,  anti hero,  death of friend,  shot in the back,  death of mother,  death of father,  sunglasses,  beer,  shooting,  watching tv,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  chase,  knife,  cigarette smoking,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  dog,  blood,  fight,  death,  gun,  violence,  murder

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District 9 (2009)
Sci-fi, Thriller

District 9 (2009)

In 1982, a massive star ship bearing a bedraggled alien population, nicknamed "The Prawns," appeared over Johannesburg, South Africa. Twenty-eight years later, the initial welcome by the human population has faded. The refugee camp where the aliens were located has deteriorated into a militarized ghetto called District 9, where they are confined and exploited in squalor. In 2010, the munitions corporation, Multi-National United, is contracted to forcibly evict the population with operative Wikus van der Merwe in charge. In this operation, Wikus is exposed to a strange alien chemical and must rely on the help of his only two new 'Prawn' friends. This is why District 9 (2009) is one of the best movies like Blood Diamond (2006). (Read More)

Themes:torture,  betrayal
Locations:africa
Characters:soldier
Story:refugee camp,  south africa,  video camera,  subjective camera,  apartheid,  car chase,  rpg,  target practice,  rocket launcher,  machete,  ak 47,  subtitled scene,  refugee,  severed arm,  mercenary,  shot in the leg,  van,  execution,  child in peril,  shot in the back,  running,  battle,  camera,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  chase,  explosion,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  two word title,  violence,  murder,  blood

Fury (2014) is one of the best movies like Blood Diamond (2006)
Action, Drama, War

Fury (2014)

1945, in World War II Germany, the tough Sergeant Don 'Wardaddy' Collier commands a tank and survives a German attack with his veteran crew composed of Boyd 'Bible' Swan, Trini 'Gordo' Garcia and Grady 'Coon-Ass' Travis. He receives a rookie soldier Norman Ellison as the substitute for his deceased gunner and he tries to harden the youth along the way. (Read More)

Themes:brutality,  drunkenness
Characters:soldier
Story:american abroad,  child soldier,  street shootout,  surrender,  war crime,  ethnic slur,  rpg,  captain,  subtitled scene,  shot in the arm,  death of child,  binoculars,  shot in the leg,  execution,  exploding car,  death of friend,  woman,  massacre,  ambush,  wine,  shot in the back,  bomb,  rifle,  battle,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  fire,  knife,  singing,  explosion,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  murder,  blood,  death,  fight,  violence

The Proposition (2005)
Crime, Drama, Western

The Proposition (2005)

Rural Australia in the late nineteenth century: Capt. Stanley and his men capture two of the three Burns brothers, Charlie and Mike. Their gang is held responsible for attacking the Hopkins farm, raping pregnant Mrs. Hopkins and murdering the whole family. Arthur Burns, the eldest brother and the gang's mastermind, remains on the loose and has retreated to a mountain hideout. Capt. Stanley's proposition to Charlie is to gain pardon and - more importantly - save his beloved younger brother Mike from the gallows by finding and killing Arthur within nine days. (Read More)

Themes:brutality,  drunkenness,  torture,  drinking,  betrayal
Locations:cave
Characters:photographer,  prostitute,  singer,  doctor
Story:jail cell,  bludgeoning,  guard,  wound,  captain,  shot in the arm,  pursuit,  tent,  beaten to death,  racial slur,  search,  execution,  death of friend,  eating,  massacre,  ambush,  shot in the back,  dead body,  tears,  rifle,  drink,  camera,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  food,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  rain,  corpse,  shootout,  song,  crying,  fire,  rape,  knife,  singing,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  husband wife relationship,  family relationships,  death,  murder,  blood,  dog,  violence

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Hotel Rwanda (2004)
Biography, Drama, History, War

Hotel Rwanda (2004)

1994. In Rwanda, the classification of the native population into Hutus and Tutsis, arbitrarily done by the colonial Belgians, is now ingrained within Rwandan mentality despite the Rwandan independence. Despite the Belgians having placed the Tutsis in a higher position during the Belgian rule, they have placed the majority Hutus in power after independence. 'Paul Rusesabagina' (qv), a Hutu married to a Tutsi, Tatiana Rusesabagina, is the House Manager of the Hotel Des Milles Collines in Kigali. The Milles Collines, owned by Sabena (the national airline of Belgium), is a four-star hotel catering primarily to wealthy white westerners. Paul, who knows how to work the system to run the hotel effectively for its guests and for Sabena, is proud that most of the Caucasians who he meets in this professional capacity treat him with respect. After a specific incident, the relative calm between the Tutsi guerrillas and government-backed Hutu militia takes a turn. Paul's thought that the native population as a whole who are not directly involved in the conflict will be protected as the UN peacekeeping forces and thus the world is watching doesn't happen as the western world largely evacuates from Rwanda and abandons the natives. Such begins what will become a genocide of the Tutsi population. Paul, who is able to get his immediate family to the hotel which is still largely seen as a place of sanctuary, will have to use the considerable skills he has used to run the hotel as well as he has instead to keep himself, his family and any others taking refuge at the hotel alive, whether they be Hutu or Tutsi. Meanwhile, Colonel Oliver, a Canadian heading the UN peacekeeping forces, and Pat Archer with the Red Cross do what they can to assist Paul and to get people to safety first to the hotel then out of the country, while field journalists, like photographer Jack Daglish, try to bring the genocide back into the global media to have the world once again care about what is going on. (Read More)

Themes:drinking,  money
Locations:hotel,  africa,  bar
Characters:american,  photographer,  dancer,  soldier,  prostitute,  singer,  children
Period:1990s
Story:refugee camp,  ransacking,  belgium,  militia,  united nations,  war crime,  ethnic slur,  evacuation,  bombing,  colonel,  orphanage,  rebel,  demonstration,  machete,  african,  refugee,  van,  massacre,  ambush,  wine,  reporter,  river,  dead body,  beer,  rifle,  shooting,  battle,  bus,  camera,  watching tv,  rescue,  machine gun,  rain,  corpse,  fire,  brother sister relationship,  telephone call,  singing,  photograph,  dancing,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  gun,  death,  murder,  kiss,  blood,  fight,  violence,  nudity

Tears Of The Sun (2003)
Action, Drama, Thriller, War

Tears Of The Sun (2003)

Navy SEAL Lieutenant A.K. Waters and his elite squadron of tactical specialists are forced to choose between their duty and their humanity, between following orders by ignoring the conflict that surrounds them, or finding the courage to follow their conscience and protect a group of innocent refugees. When the democratic government of Nigeria collapses and the country is taken over by a ruthless military dictator, Waters, a fiercely loyal and hardened veteran is dispatched on a routine mission to retrieve a Doctors Without Borders physician, Dr. Lena Kendricks. Dr. Kendricks, an American citizen by marriage, is tending to the victims of the ongoing civil war at a Catholic mission in a remote village. When Waters arrives, however, Dr. Kendricks refuses to leave unless he promises to help deliver the villagers to political asylum at the nearby border. If they are left behind, they will be at the mercy of the enormous rebel army. Waters is under strict orders from his commanding officer Captain Bill Rhodes to remain disengaged from the conflict. But as he and his men witness the brutality of the rebels first-hand, they are won over to Dr. Kendricks' cause and place their lives at risk by agreeing to escort the villagers on a perilous trek through the dense jungle. As they move through the countryside on foot, Waters' team, experts at evasion and concealment, are inexplicably and ferociously pursued by an army of rebels. They are confounded until they discover that, among the refugees, is the sole survivor of the country's previous ruling family, whom the rebels have been ordered to eliminate at all costs. Waters and his small band of soldiers must weigh the life of one man against their own and the refugees they feel obliged to protect. (Read More)

Themes:redemption,  brutality,  betrayal
Locations:jungle,  africa,  village
Characters:american,  soldier,  doctor
Story:rebel army,  american abroad,  child soldier,  war crime,  rpg,  evacuation,  rocket launcher,  rebel,  mutilation,  machete,  captain,  civil war,  ak 47,  refugee,  death of child,  shot in the leg,  death of friend,  massacre,  shot in the back,  river,  tears,  battle,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  shot to death,  rain,  corpse,  shootout,  rape,  knife,  explosion,  death,  violence,  murder

Live By Night (2016) is one of the best movies like Blood Diamond (2006)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Live By Night (2016)

Boston, 1926. The '20s are roaring. Liquor is flowing, bullets are flying, and one man sets out to make his mark on the world. Prohibition has given rise to an endless network of underground distilleries, speakeasies, gangsters, and corrupt cops. Joe Coughlin, the youngest son of a prominent Boston police captain, has long since turned his back on his strict and proper upbringing. Now having graduated from a childhood of petty theft to a career in the pay of the city's most fearsome mobsters, Joe enjoys the spoils, thrills, and notoriety of being an outlaw. But life on the dark side carries a heavy price. In a time when ruthless men of ambition, armed with cash, illegal booze, and guns, battle for control, no one-neither family nor friend, enemy nor lover-can be trusted. Beyond money and power, even the threat of prison, one fate seems most likely for men like Joe: an early death. But until that day, he and his friends are determined to live life to the hilt. Joe embarks on a dizzying journey up the ladder of organized crime that takes him from the flash of Jazz Age Boston to the sensual shimmer of Tampa's Latin Quarter to the sizzling streets of Cuba. Live by Night is a riveting epic layered with a diverse cast of loyal friends and callous enemies, tough rumrunners and sultry femmes fatales, Bible-quoting evangelists and cruel Klansmen, all battling for survival and their piece of the American dream. At once a sweeping love story and a compelling saga of revenge, it is a spellbinding tour de force of betrayal and redemption, music and murder, that brings fully to life a bygone era when sin was cause for celebration and vice was a national virtue. This is why Live By Night (2016) is one of the best movies like Blood Diamond (2006). (Read More)

Themes:redemption,  money,  brutality,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:boat,  hotel,  restaurant,  beach,  bar
Characters:american,  photographer,  prostitute
Story:ex soldier,  car on fire,  subjective camera,  street shootout,  shot point blank,  smuggler,  molotov cocktail,  car chase,  ethnic slur,  smuggling,  cynicism,  torch,  orphanage,  captain,  subtitled scene,  arson,  shot in the arm,  tent,  beaten to death,  racial slur,  shot in the leg,  double cross,  anti hero,  exploding car,  bridge,  montage,  massacre,  ambush,  shot in the back,  death of mother,  cafe,  death of father,  bomb,  beer,  battle,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  car accident,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  fire,  brother sister relationship,  telephone call,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  photograph,  dancing,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  blood,  murder,  death,  violence

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Lone Survivor (2013)
Action, Biography, Drama, Thriller, War

Lone Survivor (2013)

Marcus Luttrell, a Navy Seal, and his team set out on a mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shah, in late June 2005. After running into mountain herders and capturing them, they were left with no choice but to follow their rules of engagement or be imprisoned. Now Marcus and his team are left to fight for their lives in one of the most valiant efforts of modern warfare. (Read More)

Themes:terrorism
Locations:village
Characters:soldier
Story:american abroad,  subjective camera,  rocket launcher,  goat,  machete,  wound,  ak 47,  subtitled scene,  shot in the arm,  binoculars,  racial slur,  shot in the leg,  child in peril,  exploding car,  death of friend,  massacre,  terrorist,  ambush,  shot in the back,  river,  running,  sunglasses,  battle,  camera,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  photograph,  dancing,  two word title,  blood,  death,  fight,  violence,  murder

The Legend Of Tarzan (2016)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance

The Legend Of Tarzan (2016)

Following his parents' death in Africa, John Clayton has been be raised by an ape, was known by the name Tarzan, but eventually left Africa and for his parents' home in England, along with the woman he fell in love with and married, Jane Porter. He is asked by Belgian King Leopold to go to Africa to see what he has done there to help the country. Initially, he refuses. But an American, George Washington Williams, wants him to accept so he can accompany him. He says that Leopold might be committing all sorts of atrocities to achieve his goal, like slavery. Clayton agrees and his wife insists that she accompany him because she misses Africa. When they arrive, a man named Rom, who works for Leopold, attacks their village and captures Tarzan and Jane. With Washington's help he escapes and sets out to rescue Jane by going across the jungle. Washington joins him despite being told that he might not make it. (Read More)

Themes:greed,  redemption,  brutality,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:jungle,  africa,  village,  cave,  boat
Characters:american,  baby,  soldier
Story:american abroad,  subjective camera,  knife held to throat,  rescue,  begins with text,  stretcher,  rainstorm,  diamond,  torch,  elephant,  captain,  subtitled scene,  mercenary,  tent,  beaten to death,  prologue,  binoculars,  racial slur,  double cross,  child in peril,  anti hero,  montage,  woman,  massacre,  ambush,  shot in the back,  death of mother,  river,  death of father,  beer,  rifle,  london england,  battle,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  fire,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  kiss,  murder,  violence,  death,  fight

The Gunman (2015)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

The Gunman (2015)

A sniper on a mercenary assassination team, working for an unknown client, kills the minister of mines of the Congo. Terrier's (Sean Penn's) successful kill shot forces him to go into hiding to protect himself and the members of the team from retribution. This includes abruptly abandoning his girlfriend who has no idea what is going on. The assassination, paid for by a foreign mining company, triggers wide spread chaos and death in an already inflamed Congo. Terrier returns to the Congo years later working for an NGO, but eventually finds himself to be the target of a paid hit squad somehow connected to the ministers assassination. This leads to immediate deaths and the endangerment of the people working around him, and forces him back into hiding. In trying to discover who has put a price on his head, he begins to reconnect to the members of his old assassination team, including his old girlfriend. Always aware there is no path to redemption for his crimes, he is also periodically incapacitated by a type of accumulated and evolving physical brain damage caused by the hard knocks of his occupation. Unexpectedly, given the time that has elapsed, his reconnection to his old assassination team exposes additional intrigues with immediate deadly consequences. All of his years spent in hiding, have merely delayed the twisted end game that now enfolds. (Read More)

Themes:redemption,  brutality,  drunkenness,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:jungle,  africa,  village,  hotel,  restaurant,  beach,  bar
Characters:doctor
Story:hit with a shovel,  american abroad,  ex soldier,  subjective camera,  mining,  war crime,  rebel,  hiding,  machete,  civil war,  subtitled scene,  mercenary,  shot in the leg,  anti hero,  exploding car,  death of friend,  ambush,  shot in the back,  sunglasses,  london england,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  fire,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  husband wife relationship,  two word title,  kiss,  murder,  death,  violence,  blood

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Act Of Valor (2012) is one of the best movies like Blood Diamond (2006)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War

Act Of Valor (2012)

An unprecedented blend of real-life heroism and original filmmaking, Act of Valor stars a group of active-duty Navy SEALs in a powerful story of contemporary global anti-terrorism. Inspired by true events, the film combines stunning combat sequences, up-to-the minute battlefield technology and heart-pumping emotion for the ultimate action adventure. Act of Valor takes audiences deep into the secretive world of the most elite, highly trained group of warriors in the modern world. When the rescue of a kidnapped CIA operative leads to the discovery of a deadly terrorist plot against the U.S., a team of SEALs is dispatched on a worldwide manhunt. As the valiant men of Bandito Platoon race to stop a coordinated attack that could kill and wound thousands of American civilians, they must balance their commitment to country, team and their families back home. Each time they accomplish their mission, a new piece of intelligence reveals another shocking twist to the deadly terror plot, which stretches from Chechnya to the Philippines and from Ukraine to Somalia. The widening operation sends the SEALs across the globe as they track the terrorist ring to the U.S.-Mexico border, where they engage in an epic firefight with an outcome that has potentially unimaginable consequences for the future of America. (Read More)

Themes:terrorism,  torture,  kidnapping
Locations:jungle,  africa,  village,  boat,  hotel,  school,  beach,  bar
Characters:american,  soldier
Story:fire fight,  subjective camera,  50 calibre machine gun,  tear on cheek,  airfield,  car chase,  eye patch,  rocket launcher,  rebel,  wound,  captain,  pickup truck,  ak 47,  subtitled scene,  binoculars,  shot in the leg,  exploding car,  death of friend,  massacre,  terrorist,  shot in the back,  bomb,  rifle,  battle,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  fire,  explosion,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  death,  blood,  murder,  violence,  gun

Allied (2016)
Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War

Allied (2016)

In the middle of World War II, in turbulent 1942, a plane flies over Morocco and drops a Royal Canadian Air Force paratrooper who comes in to land on a drop zone, somewhere in the desert dunes outside Casablanca. Just in time before anyone notices him, the fearless Wing Commander Max Vatan gets in a car and heads to the town with orders to meet Parisian Marianne Beausejour, a skillful member of the French Resistance. On a mission to assassinate the German Ambassador in Casablanca, the two operatives must convince every one of their true feelings as a married couple, while in the background, they need to make the necessary preparations for the critical soiree. Without delay, after the success of this suicide mission, Max and Marianne flee together to England with plans on marrying and making a family, regardless of the war. Instead, heavy clouds of distrust and suspicion threaten their relationship, when Max receives a call from the Secret Service Division to inform him that his beloved wife is actually an impostor. In disbelief, with a terrible task in his hands and crushed under a devastating dilemma, Max must find the courage to seek for answers in the perilous streets of bombarded London, regardless of the outcome. In the end, amid duty and love, who shall live and who shall die? This is why Allied (2016) is one of the best movies like Blood Diamond (2006). (Read More)

Themes:brutality,  drunkenness,  betrayal,  money
Locations:hotel,  restaurant
Characters:baby,  soldier
Story:jewelry store,  morocco,  american abroad,  jail cell,  ex soldier,  street shootout,  air raid,  airfield,  amputee,  ethnic slur,  target practice,  bombing,  colonel,  subtitled scene,  binoculars,  pilot,  double cross,  exploding car,  woman,  massacre,  ambush,  shot in the back,  death of mother,  jail,  cafe,  bomb,  sunglasses,  beer,  rifle,  taxi,  london england,  battle,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  mirror,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  rain,  shootout,  fire,  telephone call,  explosion,  photograph,  dancing,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  murder,  kiss,  death,  gun,  violence,  blood

Cloud Atlas (2012)
Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi

Cloud Atlas (2012)

Everything is connected: an 1849 diary of an ocean voyage across the Pacific; letters from a composer to his lover; a thriller about a conspiracy at a nuclear power plant; a farce about a publisher in a nursing home; a rebellious clone in futuristic Korea; and the tale of a tribe living on post-apocalyptic Hawaii far in the future. (Read More)

Themes:revolution,  dying,  drinking,  money
Locations:village,  bicycle,  restaurant,  beach,  bar
Characters:prostitute,  boy,  singer,  children,  doctor
Story:subjective camera,  knife held to throat,  goatherd,  tear on cheek,  murder of a child,  revolutionary,  eye patch,  oil,  street life,  goat,  rebellion,  demonstration,  pursuit,  protest,  prologue,  shot in the leg,  execution,  bridge,  eating,  journalist,  drug use,  shot in the back,  reporter,  cafe,  dead body,  running,  tears,  rifle,  taxi,  shooting,  drink,  airplane,  food,  blood splatter,  corpse,  shootout,  song,  cell phone,  crying,  brother sister relationship,  telephone call,  chase,  singing,  explosion,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  two word title,  kiss,  murder,  death,  dog,  blood,  gun,  fight

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The Beach (2000)
Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller

The Beach (2000)

Garland's novel centers on a young nicotine-addicted traveler named Richard, an avid pop-culture buff with a particular love for video games and Vietnam War movies. While at a hotel in Bangkok, he finds a map left by his strange, whacked-out neighbor, who just committed suicide. The map supposedly leads to a legendary island paradise where some other wayward souls have settled. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking,  betrayal
Locations:jungle,  village,  boat,  hotel,  beach
Characters:american,  photographer,  dancer
Story:guard,  ak 47,  pursuit,  tent,  fishing,  fish,  death of friend,  soccer,  drug use,  shot in the back,  dead body,  beer,  drink,  camera,  watching tv,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  rain,  corpse,  telephone call,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  photograph,  dancing,  two word title,  kiss,  death,  sex,  murder,  gun,  blood

The Way Of The Gun (2000) is one of the best movies like Blood Diamond (2006)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Way Of The Gun (2000)

Two petty if violent criminals kidnap a girl being paid $1m to be a surrogate mother. As the baby is for a gangster the pair's demand for money sees several henchmen and assorted other ruthless characters head after them to Mexico. Bullets rather than talking are always going to settle this one.

Themes:redemption,  torture,  betrayal,  money,  kidnapping
Locations:hotel,  bar
Characters:baby,  prostitute,  doctor
Story:gunshot wound,  stretcher,  car chase,  evacuation,  walkie talkie,  ak 47,  shot in the arm,  pursuit,  binoculars,  shot in the leg,  double cross,  anti hero,  massacre,  ambush,  shot in the back,  tears,  rifle,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  crying,  telephone call,  tattoo,  cigarette smoking,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  fight,  murder,  gun,  death,  violence,  blood

The Mummy (2017)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller

The Mummy (2017)

Though safely entombed in a crypt deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess, whose destiny was unjustly taken from her, is awakened in our current day bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension.

Themes:redemption,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Characters:soldier,  doctor
Story:american abroad,  soldier of fortune,  subjective camera,  evacuation,  target practice,  guard,  colonel,  torch,  walkie talkie,  pickup truck,  ak 47,  subtitled scene,  mercenary,  beaten to death,  prologue,  binoculars,  pilot,  shot in the leg,  ritual,  double cross,  anti hero,  death of friend,  massacre,  ambush,  shot in the back,  sunglasses,  beer,  london england,  battle,  bus,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  car accident,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  fire,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  dog,  murder,  fight,  death,  violence,  blood

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