10 best movies like D.C. Sniper: 23 Days of Fear (2003)

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D.C. Sniper: 23 Days of Fear 2003
Based on the known events that shook the United States for 23 days in 2002. Within 24 hours six people were killed by a sniper in Maryland County. A man and his son get overlooked in all settings where shootings occur. The police, in cooperation with the FBI follows the wrong track of a white van, while the murderers act with impunity and panic seizes the population
List of the best movies like D.C. Sniper: 23 Days of Fear (2003): Patriots Day, Dirty Hearts, To Kill a Priest, Blown Away, Citizen X, Big Jim McLain, Absolute Deception, Vincent N Roxxy, Bad Country, United 93.

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Patriots Day (2016)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, history
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
Duration02:46

An account of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis's actions in the events leading up to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists behind it.

Dirty Hearts (2012)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, history
CountryBrazil
Duration01:30

In 1945, Japan surrendered to the United States and the Second World War was over. Right? Wrong. For eighty percent of the Japanese community in Brazil, Japan had won the war and defeat was nothing more than American propaganda. The few immigrants that accepted the truth were persecuted. Some were hunted down and assassinated - by their own countrymen - causing the start of a new, private war. Dirty Hearts is a thriller and love story told by the wife of one of the fanatics dedicated to preach Japanese victory. Little by little, she watches her husband, a hard-working immigrant, become an assassin and their love story fade away.

To Kill a Priest (1988)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, history
CountryFrance, USA
Duration01:57

A young priest speaks out against the Communist regime in Poland and is killed for it.

Blown Away (1994)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:01

Blown Away tells the story of Jimmy Dove who works for the Boston bomb squad. Shortly after Dove leaves the force his partner is killed by a bomb that Dove thinks might have been made by someone he knows.

Citizen X (1995)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, history
CountryUSA, Hungary
Duration01:43

Based on the true story of a Russian serial killer who, over many years, claimed victim to over 50 people. His victims were mostly under the age of 17. In what was then a communists state, the police investigations were hampered by bureaucracy, incompetence and those in power. The story is told from the viewpoint of the detective in charge of the case.

Big Jim McLain (1952)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, crime, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

House Un-American Activities Committee investigators Jim McLain and Mal Baxter come to post war Hawaii to track Communist Party activities even though belonging to the party was legal at the time. They are interested in everything from insurance fraud to the sabotage of a U.S. naval vessel.

Absolute Deception (2013)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Australia, Canada
Duration01:32

A widowed reporter recruits the help of a federal agent to investigate her late husband's secrets, but the two become the target of unknown attackers. When FBI Agent John Nelson’s key informant, Miles, is abducted and shot, all that’s left is a severed finger. In order to find a new lead, Nelson travels to New York City to inform widowed magazine reporter Rebecca Scott that her long dead husband, Miles, had only recently been murdered to see if she had heard from him in recent years. Perplexed, Scott joins Agent Nelson in the wealthy enclave of Australia’s Gold Coast to find out what really happened. The two soon discover Miles may have been part of an elaborate “Ponzi scheme” to bilk investors, and a vengeful billionaire, out of millions of dollars. As more layers of Miles’ secret life are exposed, can the two stay ahead of the mysterious attackers who will stop at nothing to halt their investigation?

Vincent N Roxxy (2016)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA

A small town loner and a rebellious punk rocker unexpectedly fall in love as they are forced on the run and soon discover violence follows them everywhere.

Bad Country (2014)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

When Baton Rouge police detective Bud Carter busts contract killer Jesse Weiland, he convinces Jesse to become an informant and rat out the South's most powerful crime ring.

United 93 (2006)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France
Duration01:51

A real time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on 9/11 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.

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Hostile Waters (1997)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, military, history
CountryFrance, Germany, United Kingdom, USA

Based on true events, an American submarine collides into a Soviet sub of the coast of America and an ensuing standoff occurs that could lead to total annihilation.

The Day of the Jackal (1973)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration02:25

An international assassin known as ‘The Jackal’ is employed by disgruntled French generals to kill President Charles de Gaulle, with a dedicated gendarme on the assassin’s trail.

Frontera (2014)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama, western
CountryUSA

After crossing the border illegally for work, Miguel, a hard-working father and devoted husband, finds himself wrongfully accused of murdering a former sheriff’s wife. After learning of his imprisonment, Miguel’s pregnant wife tries to come to his aid and lands in the hands of corrupt coyotes who hold her for ransom. Dissatisfied with the police department’s investigation, the former sheriff tries to uncover the truth about his wife’s death and discovers disturbing evidence that will destroy one family’s future, or tear another’s apart.

Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, military, history
CountryUSA, United Arab Emirates
Duration02:37

A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6 in May, 2011.

Behzat Ç.: Ankara Is on Fire (2013)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryTurkey

In the absence of Behzat Ç., a superintendent named Himmet gets replaced as the president of the murder Bureau. When the murder of minister of Interior makes a big impact, Himmet decides to take advantage of it and he makes his team help the fight against terrorism bureau.

Man on Fire (1987)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryFrance, Italy
Duration01:27

An ex-CIA agent is hired to protect the daughter of a rich American family.

Captain Phillips (2013)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:14

The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.

Changeling (2008)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:21

Christine Collins is overjoyed when her kidnapped son is brought back home. But when Christine suspects that the boy returned to her isn't her child, the police captain has her committed to an asylum.

White Sands (1992)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

A small southwestern town sheriff finds a body in the desert with a suitcase and $500,000. He impersonates the man and stumbles into an FBI investigation.

Parkland (2013)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

November 22nd, 1963 was a day that changed the world forever — when young American President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. This film follows, almost in real time, a handful of individuals forced to make split-second decisions after an event that would change their lives and forever alter the world’s landscape.

Polar (2019)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryGermany, USA
Duration01:58

When a retiring assassin realizes that he is the target of a hit, he winds up back in the game going head to head with a gang of younger, ruthless killers.

Kill the Messenger (2014)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:52

A reporter becomes the target of a vicious smear campaign that drives him to the point of suicide after he exposes the CIA's role in arming Contra rebels in Nicaragua and importing cocaine into California. Based on the true story of journalist Gary Webb.

No Mercy (1986)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:46

An unconventional undercover Chicago cop and his partner are recruited to commit the murder of a New Orleans criminal kingpin.

Persecuted (2014)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

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 unprecedented era of persecution is unleashed. Out on personal recognizance, Luther escapes police surveillance in search of the truth. And suddenly, a once-normal life is targeted by a team of ex-military operatives who wage a relentless campaign to eliminate the incriminating evidence. As evangelist turned fugitive, Luther vows to expose anyone involved with or profiting from the girl's murder; a mission that brings him face-to-face with the coming storm of persecution that will threaten the entire Christian community in America.

The Stanford Prison Experiment (2015)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:30

This film is based on the actual events that took place in 1971 when Stanford professor Dr. Philip Zimbardo created what became one of the most shocking and famous social experiments of all time.

22 July (2018)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, history
CountryNorway, Iceland, USA
Duration02:45

In Norway on 22 July 2011, right-wing terrorist Anders Behring Breivik murdered 77 young people attending a Labour Party Youth Camp on Utöya Island outside of Oslo. This three-part story will focus on the survivors of the attacks, the political leadership of Norway, and the lawyers involved.

Cleanskin (2012)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:47

While working undercover as a bodyguard to arms dealer Harry, former-soldier-turned-secret-service-agent Ewan survives a bloody shootout with a member of an Islamic terrorist cell who steals Harry's briefcase full of Semtex explosives and escapes. Ewan's spymasters task Ewan with hunting down the cell members and retrieving the briefcase.

Rising Sun (1993)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:04

When a prostitute is found dead in a Los Angeles skyscraper occupied by a large Japanese corporation, detectives John Conner and Web Smith are called in to investigate. Although Conner has previous experience working in Japan, cultural differences make their progress difficult until a security disc showing the murder turns up. Close scrutiny proves the disc has been doctored, and the detectives realize they're dealing with a cover-up as well.

To Kill a Man (2014)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryChile, France
Duration01:22

How far will you go to protect your family? Jorge is a peaceful hard-working man who seeks a simple, quiet life for himself and his family. One day, he is mugged and humiliated by a gang of thugs led by Kalule, a delinquent from his neighborhood. This event infuriates his son as much for Jorge’s meek acceptance as for the act itself. The son, looking for retribution, ends up getting himself shot. Kalule is sent to jail and when he gets out 18 months later, begins a campaign of terror against Jorge and his family. The authorities do nothing, so Jorge decides to take matters into his own hands.

The Treacherous (2015)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama, biography, history
CountrySouth Korea

The story of Joseon's tyrant king Yeonsan who exploits the populace for his own carnal pleasures, his seemingly loyal retainer who controls him and all court dealings, and a woman who seeks vengeance.




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