Movies like Bullet to Beijing

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Bullet to Beijing
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Russia, Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When long-time British agent Harry Palmer loses his job because the Cold War is over, he's promptly approached by a Russian bossman, Alex. In St. Petersburg Alex tells Harry of his plan for Russia's future, which is threatened because a deadly biochemical weapon called the Red Death has been stolen from him. He'll pay Harry handsomely to retrieve it. An ex-spy friend tips Harry off that it's being sent to Beijing by train, aboard which we begin to learn whose side everyone's really on.
Style: suspenseful, serious, cynical, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, betrayal, espionage, intrigue, train, political conspiracy, working undercover, car chase, chases and races, danger, dishonesty, state affairs, undercover, save the day, political corruption, heroes, rivalry, kgb, bio weapon, deadly virus, track down, biological warfare, long lost father, stakeout, embassy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: asia, europe, korea, russia, beijing china, st. petersburg russia
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The Ipcress File
Thriller
UK
109 min.
 7.3
The Bourne Supremacy
Action, Thriller
USA, Germany
108 min.
 7.8
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and exciting films with plots about chases and races, undercover, state affairs, danger, deadly, heroes and rivalry mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Bullet to Beijing: Midnight in Saint Petersburg (1996), The Jigsaw Man (1983), Shadow Man (2006), The Black Windmill (1974), Cover-Up (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Midnight in Saint Petersburg
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, Russia, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Harry Palmer heads a private investigation business based in Moscow. His associates are Nikolai "Nick" Petrov (Jason Connery), ex-CIA agent Craig (Michael Sarrazin), and ex-KGB Colonel Gradsky (Lev Prygunov). They take on the job of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, track down, woman in danger, danger, secret agents, save the day, kidnapping, political conspiracy, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
The Jigsaw Man
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Philip Kimberly, the former head of the British Secret Service who defected to Russia, is given plastic surgery and sent back to Britain by the KGB to retrieve some vital documents. With the documents in hand, he instead plays off MI6 and the KGB ...
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Time: 80s
Place: russia, england, europe, soviet union
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System:   56%
    User:   47%
 
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Shadow Man
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An intelligence operative discovers that no one is what they seem in the shadowy world of espionage.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, government agency, hostages, adventure, master criminal, one man army, espionage, secret agents, cia, race against time, kidnapping, save the day ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, romania, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   60%
 
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The Black Windmill
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A British agent's son is kidnapped and held for a ransom of diamonds. The agent finds out that he can't even count on the people he thought were on his side to help him, so he decides to track down the kidnappers himself.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: amateur detective, government agency, hostages, secret agents, daring rescue, kidnapping, espionage, spy, agent, ransom, murder, rescue ...
Time: 70s
Place: scotland yard, europe, paris france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   49%
 
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Cover-Up
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mike Anderson, a tough American reporter on a dangerous foreign assignment, finds his own life in jeopardy when he uncovers a deadly labyrinth of political intrigue that threatens the lives of thousands. Dispatched to investigate a mysterious and ...
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Time: 90s
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    User:   55%
 
Shadow Conspiracy
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bobby Bishop (Sheen) is a special assistant to the President of the United States. Accidentally, he meets his friend professor Pochenko on the street. Pochenko has time to tell Bishop about some conspiracy in the White House but then immediately ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, idiotic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   39%
 
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Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A former British spy stumbles into in a plot to overthrow Communism with the help of a supercomputer. But who is working for whom?
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   43%
 
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Country: USA, Ireland
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Story: CIA agent Harry Wargrave is sent to aid Gen. Marenkov, a senior Russian official, who is defecting to the west. Wargrave decides they should travel to safety on a train across Europe, the "Atlantic Express". During the journey they must ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, moscow russia, alps, central europe, zurich switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   37%
 
Funeral in Berlin
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Colonel Stok, a Soviet intelligence officer responsible for security at the Berlin Wall, appears to want to defect but the evidence is contradictory. Stok wants the British to handle his defection and asks for one of their agents, Harry Palmer, to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, cerebral, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   49%
 
The Foreigner
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This story is about a freelance agent (Seagal) who is the courier of a package from France to Germany. He soon finds that many people want to get their hands on it.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, anti heroes, government agency, adventure, secret agents, witnessing a crime, chase, assassination attempt, van, assassin, package, espionage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, germany, poland, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   37%
 
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Art of War 2
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Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Agent Neil Shaw is called out of retirement and finds himself in the midst of a plot to assassinate several leading Senators with himself set-up to take the rap for a recent killing
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: protagonist as suspect, secret agents, assassination, betrayal, political corruption, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, heroes, undercover, frame up, tough heroes ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   43%
 
The Detonator
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Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sonni Griffith, a top US Secret Agent must protect a witness as he crosses Europe.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, master criminal, adventure, master villain, secret agents, special agents, witnessing a crime, espionage, on the run, race against time, save the day, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
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Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
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Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   43%
 
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Detonator
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   38%
 
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Style: stylized, realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   38%
 
The Art of War III: Retribution
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When international diplomacy comes up short, extreme measures must be taken. In the newest installment of The Art of War, Agent Neil Shaw (Treach) is on a covert mission to stop North Korean terrorists from obtaining a nuclear bomb. But when the ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: protagonist as suspect, secret agents, race against time, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty, terrorism, heroes, master warrior, betrayal ...
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Place: asia, korea, usa, new york, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   47%
 
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The Peacemaker
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When a train carrying atomic warheads mysteriously crashes in the former Soviet Union, a nuclear specialist discovers the accident is really part of a plot to cover up the theft of the weapons. Assigned to help her recover the missing bombs is a ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, new york, usa, chechnya, sarajevo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   43%
 
Perfect Assassins
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When deadly terrorists strike, an FBI man, who is an expert on terrorist mentality, hunts their twisted "creator," who may be connected with a disgraced professor from his past.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, government agency, hostages, secret agents, special agents, manhunt, on the run, suicide, terrorism, political conspiracy, hitman, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   45%
 
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Company Business
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An aging agent is called back by "the Company" to run a hostage trade of a Soviet spy for an American agent.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, government agency, secret agents, special agents, prison, witnessing a crime, assassination attempt, espionage, cia, betrayal, chase, manhunt ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, germany, russia, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   35%
 
The Ipcress File
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This espionage thriller represents a landmark in spy movies introducing the sly, dry intelligence agent Harry Palmer. The story, centers on Palmer's investigation into British Intelligence security. He's soon enmeshed in a world of ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, realistic, cynical, suspense ...
Plot: espionage, cold war, spy, brainwashing, investigation, conspiracy, british, betrayal, kidnapping, murder, spies, secret service ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: england, london, europe, albania, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   31%
 
The Fourth Protocol
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Plan Aurora, led by Kim Philby is a plan that breaches the top-secret Fourth Protocol and turns the fears that shaped it into a living nightmare. A crack Soviet agent, placed under cover in a quiet English country town, begins to assemble a nuclear ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, espionage, politics, chase, terrorism, betrayal, spy, conspiracy, russian, british, nuclear bomb, surveillance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, russia, london, glasgow scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   35%
 
Diplomatic Siege
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Steve Mitchell is clandestinely sent to the US embassy in Bucharest, Romania to disarm a nuclear bomb that has secretly remained in the building since the end of the Cold War, little does he know that other problems will soon erupt. He must ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, government agency, hostages, one man army, secret agents, special agents, terrorism, race against time, rescue, save the day, heroic mission, hijacking ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, romania, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   29%
 
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Last Run
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Frank Banner used to specialize in helping Soviet spies defect safely to the West. Banner's wife was shot to death aiding such an escape. Now, with the Cold War over, Banner is called upon to safely escort an ex-K.G.B. man who is wanted dead by ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, secret agents, special agents, espionage, manhunt, working undercover, chases and races, undercover, on the run, vengeance, haunted by the past, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, hungary, austria, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   31%
 
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 4.5
 853
Sharpshooter
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An assassin working for the CIA decides to take one final job before quitting only to find out that he is the target of his CIA boss.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, one man army, adventure, secret agents, betrayal, special agents, manhunt, assassin, assassination, on the run, race against time, save the day ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   31%
 
 4.6
 369
Raven
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Martin Grant has been hiding for years to escape his past as a ruthless mercenary in the elite force Raven Team. He's recently been engaged and are trying to forget the nightmares of murder and betrayal. Martin was convinced, that he could ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, government agency, espionage, adventure, manhunt, vigilantism, political conspiracy, working undercover, tough heroes, chases and races, crimes, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   39%
 
 4.1
 350
The Inside Man
Genre: Mystery, Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1981, after the successful test of a submarine tracker device developed by the Swedish scientist Paul Mandell and sponsored by the US government through his representative Miller, his industry is totally burned and the laser device is stolen. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous animal, submarine, government agency, secret agents, espionage, track down, missing person, political conspiracy, working undercover, chases and races, crimes, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   33%
 
The MacKintosh Man
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A member of British Intelligence assumes a fictitious criminal identity and allows himself to be caught, imprisoned, and freed in order to infiltrate a spy organization and expose a traitor.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, ireland, russia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   30%
 
 5.6
 162
Midnight Man
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: British soldiers force a recently captured IRA terrorist to cooperate with them and then assign him to go undercover with a gang of terrorists and prevent them from killing the U.S. President. But the spy isn't in long before he realizes that ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, soldier, government agency, espionage, terrorism, political conspiracy, adventure, political intrigue, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   33%
 

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