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20 Movies Like Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

Lone Survivor (2013) poster

1 Lone Survivor (2013) ★ 7.5

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Marcus Luttrell and his team set out on a mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shah, in late June 2005. Marcus and his team are left to fight for their lives in one of the most valiant efforts of modern warfare.
Fair Game (2010) poster

2 Fair Game (2010) ★ 6.8

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CIA operative Valerie Plame discovers her identity is allegedly leaked by the government as payback for an op-ed article her husband wrote criticizing the Bush administration.
Captain Phillips (2013) poster

3 Captain Phillips (2013) ★ 7.8

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In early April 2009, off the coast of Africa, several Somali pirates attack and attempt to seize the massive container ship MV Maersk Alabama. The ship's crew vigorously resists and in the end does not allow themselves to be captured. The invaders are forced to retreat and leave the ship in a small boat, taking Captain Richard Phillips with them.
Eye in the Sky (2015) poster

4 Eye in the Sky (2015) ★ 7.3

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Col. Katherine Powell, a military officer in command of an operation to capture terrorists in Kenya, sees her mission escalate when a girl enters the kill zone triggering an international dispute over the implications of modern wa...
7 Days in Entebbe (2018) poster

5 7 Days in Entebbe (2018) ★ 5.8

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Inspired by the true events of the 1976 hijacking of an Air France flight en route from Tel Aviv to Paris, and the most daring rescue mission ever attempted.
Official Secrets (2019) poster

6 Official Secrets (2019) ★ 7.3

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The true story of a British whistleblower who leaked information to the press about an illegal NSA spy operation designed to push the UN Security Council into sanctioning the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
Act of Valor (2012) poster

7 Act of Valor (2012) ★ 6.4

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An elite team of Navy SEALs embark on a covert mission to recover a kidnapped CIA agent.
Darkest Hour (2017) poster

8 Darkest Hour (2017) ★ 7.4

In May 1940, the fate of World War II hangs on Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler, or fight on knowing that it could mean the end of the British Empire.
Argo (2012) poster

9 Argo (2012) ★ 7.7

Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1979.

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Beirut (2018) poster

10 Beirut (2018) ★ 6.4

Caught in the crossfires of civil war, CIA operatives must send a former U.S. diplomat to negotiate for the life of a friend he left behind.
Spotlight (2015) poster

11 Spotlight (2015) ★ 8.1

The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.
Mosul (2019) poster

12 Mosul (2019) ★ 7.2

A police unit from Mosul fight to liberate the Iraqi city from thousands of ISIS militants.
The Kingdom (2007) poster

13 The Kingdom (2007) ★ 7.0

A team of U.S. government agents are sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East.
Body of Lies (2008) poster

14 Body of Lies (2008) ★ 7.1

The CIA is hunting the leader of a series of terrorist attacks. Roger Ferris is a national intelligence agent, moving around the world trying to prevent any unwanted events. An eye in the sky, a satellite, watches over him. On the other end of this connection is CIA veteran Ed Hoffman, who tracks events from afar.

The closer Ferris gets to his goal, the more clearly he realizes that trust is both a dangerous thing and the only thing that will keep him alive.

Bridge of Spies (2015) poster

15 Bridge of Spies (2015) ★ 7.6

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Set against the backdrop of a series of real historical events, the film tells the story of Brooklyn lawyer James Donovan, who finds himself in the midst of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on an almost impossible mission - to negotiate the release of a captured American U2 spy plane pilot in the USSR.

Bridge of Spies (2015) is on #15 spot of movies related to Zero Dark Thirty (2012). Bridge of Spies (2015) was released in 2015, made by and has average rating 7.6 in 2022. Main stars of the Bridge of Spies (2015) film are: Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Alan Alda.

13 Hours (2016) poster

16 13 Hours (2016) ★ 7.3

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In the aftermath of Gaddafi's downfall, a power vacuum exists and there was no clear leadership. The climate in Libya is volatile with military weapons freely available. Even though US Ambassador Chris Stevens knew this when he visited Benghazi on September 11th 2012 to stay at an unofficial CIA base near their location, they were still attacked by hordes of heavily armed locals who sought revenge against America for supporting Gaddafi during his regime years before.

Fortunately six CIA contractors from ex-military backgrounds agreed to provide security and defend him; however that night those same men would find themselves battling more than just one hundred bullets fired into their compound while defending not only the ambassador but also innocent lives as well!

13 Hours (2016) film was made by . Main stars of the movie: John Krasinski, Pablo Schreiber, James Badge Dale. You can find 13 Hours (2016) in the the next genre categories: Action, Drama, Thriller and 13 Hours (2016) has average rating 7.3, according to Screench user votes.

American Sniper (2014) poster

17 American Sniper (2014) ★ 7.3

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A screen adaptation of the memoirs of Texas Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, who served as a sniper in Iraq and became the record holder for the number of enemy soldiers killed, for which the Iraqis nicknamed him the devil. In addition to the war itself, the film recounts the memories of Chris's wife, who witnessed her husband's growing affection for his fellow soldiers.
The Report (2019) poster

18 The Report (2019) ★ 7.2

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Idealistic Senate staffer Daniel J. Jones, tasked by his boss to lead an investigation into the CIA's post 9/11 Detention and Interrogation Program, uncovers shocking secrets.

The Report (2019) movie was filmed by as Director, starring Adam Driver, Annette Bening, Jon Hamm. The Report (2019) belongs to the next genres: Biography, Crime, Drama and has average rating 7.2, according to user votes.

Munich (2005) poster

19 Munich (2005) ★ 7.5

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After the Black September capture and massacre of Israeli athletes at the 1972 Olympics, five men are chosen to eliminate the people responsible for that fateful day.

Munich (2005) is one of the last movies similar to Zero Dark Thirty (2012) and it was released in 2005. Eric Bana, Daniel Craig, Marie-Josée Croze are the main stars of the film and it belongs to the next genres: Action, Drama, History and has average user rating of 7.5 according to IMDB and Screench votes.

The Post (2017) poster

20 The Post (2017) ★ 7.2

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A cover-up spanning four U.S. Presidents pushes the country's first female newspaper publisher and her editor to join an unprecedented battle between press and government.
Sicario (2015) poster

21 Sicario (2015) ★ 7.6

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The desolate wastelands that straddle the border between Mexico and the United States are a no-holds-barred territory, a battleground between Mexican drug cartels and U.S. intelligence agencies. FBI agent Kate Maser, who works in the border areas, tries to stick to her own ideals, although she begins to feel that the outcome of the war on drug trafficking is not in favor of the servants of the law.

One day she is given the chance to take part in an elite narcotics unit led by Agent Matt Graver. The most enigmatic member of the team is a local consultant, a man with no name, no habits, and seemingly no past. His true identity is revealed only during a risky operation, during which Kate will be forced to compromise her own principles in order to stay alive.

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