Movies like A Different Loyalty

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A Different Loyalty (2004)
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A Different Loyalty (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA, Malta
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In January 1963, British journalist Leo Cauffield suddenly disappears from his home in Beirut. His wife Sally knew that he was working part-time for British intelligence, but was not prepared to be told by the British embassy that they suspect he has defected to Communist Russia. As his wife puts together the pieces of the mysterious jigsaw of the past, tracking her passionate relationship with her husband and his history as former head of MI6’s counter-espionage section, her relentless search for the truth takes her to London, New York and finally Moscow.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: treason, espionage, cold war, betrayal, undercover, secret agents, love affair, working undercover, heroic mission, terrorism, journalism, race against time, government agency, dishonesty, couple relations, politics, couples, kgb, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional relationship, arrest, spy, undercover agent, double agent, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 1960s
Place: beirut lebanon, russia, middle east, lebanon, ussr, new york, moscow russia ...

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Most similar movies to A Different Loyalty

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about dishonesty, espionage, undercover, spy, secret agents, state affairs and betrayal mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres. Some movies like A Different Loyalty: Farewell (2009), Enigma (1982), The Company (2007), Torn Curtain (1966), Triple Agent (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Farewell (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Engaging, emotional and riveting, FAREWELL is an intricate and highly intelligent thriller pulled from the pages of history— about an ordinary man thrust into the biggest theft of Soviet information of the Cold War. Ronald Reagan called this piece ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, political ...
Plot: cold war, espionage, spy, double agent, undercover, working undercover, dishonesty, state affairs, betrayal, kgb, father son relationship, iron curtain ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, russia, ussr
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95%
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Enigma (1982)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Five highly-trained KGB agents are sent to the west to assassinate several Soviet dissidents. In order to stop the diabolical plot, an American agent must infiltrate Soviet intelligence and obtain information from a Russian computer.
Style: suspenseful, intense, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: cold war, kgb, spy, iron curtain, espionage, assassination, undercover, cia, dishonesty, politics, journalism, government agency ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: east germany, germany, russia
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86%
 7.7
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The Company (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 286 min.
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Story: Real-life figures from the Cold War era mix with a fictional story based on a group of CIA operatives and their counterparts in the KGB, MI6, and the Mossad.
Style: tense, captivating, epic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, spy, cia, mole, undercover, betrayal, suspicion, politics, double life, state affairs, intrigue, power relations ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 80s, 50s
Place: berlin germany, west berlin west germany, hungary, moscow russia, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 27K
Torn Curtain (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: During the Cold War, an American scientist appears to defect to East Germany as part of a cloak and dagger mission to find the formula for a resin solution, but the plan goes awry when his fiancee, unaware of his motivation, follows him across the ...
Style: tense, stylized, suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense ...
Plot: cold war, espionage, spy, politics, secrets, iron curtain, culture clash, murder mystery, manipulation, police investigation, political intrigue, working undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: east germany, berlin germany, europe, germany, east berlin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Triple Agent (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Spain, Greece, Russia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Popular Front wins elections, the Spanish Civil War begins, and Hitler and Stalin are manipulating and spying. The brilliant exile, Fiodor Voronin, a general at 20, is the deputy at the White Russian Military Union, probably slated to replace ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, enigmatic, psychological
Plot: spy, espionage, secret agents, politics, government agency, life is a bitch, betrayal, undercover, political corruption, uncover truth, rebellion, dishonesty ...
Time: 1930s
Place: russia, france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.9
 1K
Spy(ies) (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Vincent is a bright young man but has introverted personality. He is working as a baggage handler at an airport and refuses to follow a career path accordingly to his education. With his colleague, Gerard, Vincent used to steal objects from the ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, sentimental, serious, bleak ...
Plot: british secret service, terrorism, female spy, espionage, undercover, dishonesty, love and romance, secret agents, spy, counter terrorism, terrorist attack, empire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, syria, london, paris france, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Ipcress File (1965)
Genre: Drama, 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: atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, exciting, tense ...
Plot: espionage, cold war, spy, conspiracy, brainwashing, double agent, investigation, politics, british, political intrigue, undercover, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: london, albania, england, berlin germany, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Secret Agent (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: London of the late 19th century is a haven for political exiles of all sorts - refugees, partisans, anarchists. Verloc has made his living spying for the Russian goverment, an agent provacateur of sorts, while simultaneously providing information to ...
Style: psychological, harsh, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, spy, betrayal, espionage, bomb, politics, murder mystery, sabotage, police inspector, russian, conspiracy, secret agents ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1930s, 1880s, 18th century
Place: london, england, scotland, europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Tamarind Seed (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: During a Caribbean holiday, a British civil servant finds herself falling in love with a Russian agent.
Style: romantic, serious, realistic, microfilm
Plot: cold war, spy, law enforcement, opposites attract, espionage, double agent, caribbean sea, master and servant, love and romance, dishonesty, assassination attempt, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: caribbean, london, paris france, france, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Executioner (1970)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A British intelligence agent must track down a fellow spy suspected of being a double agent.
Style: exciting, talky, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: spy, cold war, espionage, assassin, mole, betrayal, dishonesty, secret agents, state affairs, crimes, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.7
 412
Legacy (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the 1970s London during the height of the Cold War when a young spy discovers the disturbing truth about his father's complex past. Based on Alan Judd's 2001 novel Legacy, the second in the Thoroughgood series after 1981's A ...
Style: captivating, serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: secret agents, cold war, espionage, spy, kgb, betrayal, government agency, love and romance, undercover, forbidden love, political unrest, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974
Place: england, london, ussr, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Human Factor (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Arthur Davis, a junior bachelor in the British secret service's African section, is seen taking a file with him to meet his girlfriend Cynthia- the brass fears he may be the leak to Moscow, and allows Dr. Percival to terminate the ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, double agent, conspiracy, politics, interracial marriage, intrigue, traitor, suspicion, interracial romance, stripper, betrayal ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, africa, europe, britain, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Enemy Within (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Colonel Casey discovers what appears to be plans by General Lloyd to use fake military excercises to assist Jack Giddings in his plans to remove President Foster from office. Colonel Casey, and President Foster must find evidence that there is a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, political thriller
Plot: conspiracy, political conspiracy, terrorism, political corruption, betrayal, state affairs, race against time, government agency, manhunt, undercover, revolution, political intrigue ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 18K
Topaz (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A French intelligence agent becomes embroiled in the Cold War politics first with uncovering the events leading up to the 1962 Cuban Missle Crisis, and then back to France to break up an international Russian spy ring.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: spy, cold war, espionage, betrayal, surveillance, cuban missile crisis, kgb, secret agents, politics, state affairs, undercover, government agency ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1962
Place: cuba, france, paris france, copenhagen, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Russia House (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An expatriate British publisher unexpectedly finds himself working for British intelligence to investigate people in Russia.
Style: sexy, thought provoking, stylized, visually appealing, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: cold war, cia, espionage, spy, politics, romance, love, surveillance, russian, russian woman, male female relationship, loneliness ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, england, lisbon portugal, europe, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Jigsaw Man (1983)
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 ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, political thriller
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, espionage, spy, traitor, plastic surgery, father daughter relationship, british intelligence, empire, law enforcement, kgb, uncover truth, assassination attempt ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, england, europe, scotland yard, ussr ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Fourth Protocol (1987)
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: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, kgb, politics, cold war, spy, betrayal, chase, conspiracy, nuclear bomb, terrorism, race against time, undercover ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: russia, england, london, europe, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
 3K
Restless (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A young woman finds out that her mother worked as a spy for the British Secret Service during World War II and has been on the run ever since.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, espionage, mother daughter relationship, undercover, government agency, secret service, secret hideout, double agent, british secret service, betrayal, dishonesty, intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: europe, london, new york, holland, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Seven Days in May (1964)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A U.S. Army general alerts the president of a planned military coup against him.
Style: political, suspenseful, tense, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: cold war, politics, conspiracy, white house, military, secret service, u.s. air force, espionage, betrayal, terrorism, race against time, revolution ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, future
Place: pentagon, latin america, austin texas, california, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Serpent (1973)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Vlassov is a Soviet spy who defects in France. He is whisked to the U.S, where Allan Davies takes over the case. After polygraph tests and cross-examinations, Vlassov names several Western European agents who are also spying for the Soviets. Davies ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, eurospy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, soviet spy, kgb, cold war, double agent, espionage, working undercover, political intrigue, undercover, against the rules, dishonesty, intrigue ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, russia, europe, munich germany, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Deadly Affair (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Charles Dobbs is a British secret agent investigating the apparent suicide of Foreign Office official Samuel Fennan. Dobbs suspects that Fennan's wife, Elsa, a survivor of a Nazi Germany extermination camp, might have some clues, but other ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, enigmatic ...
Plot: espionage, cold war, private detective, spy, uncover truth, working undercover, love affair, political corruption, infidelity, office, crimes, whistleblower ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Master Spy: The Robert Hanssen Story (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Drama. TV Movie.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, contemplative
Plot: espionage, cold war, fbi, spy, double agent, fbi agent, secret agents, rise and fall, undercover, government agency, betrayal, politics ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.7
 692
Say Nothing (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Housewife Grace Needham (Nastassja Kinski) has a one-night stand with Julian Grant (William Baldwin), who then becomes obsessed with sinking her marriage to husband Matt (Hart Bochner). The twist here is that Julian is a millionaire global ...
Style: serious, sexy, suspenseful, suspense, erotic ...
Plot: stalker, obsession, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, love affair, manipulation, infidelity, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, mentally unstable, family problems, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 6.9
 4K
Wolf (2004)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Based on a true story. In the 70s, during the last stages of Franco's dictatorship, Txema, a basque construction worker, is arrested because of his connection to some terrorists who have just committed a murder. The secret service see in him an ...
Style: tense, rough, serious, suspenseful, political ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, double agent, infiltration, on the run, fish out of water, life turned upside down, chase, espionage, betrayal, track down, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.6
 678
Freefall (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 96 min.
Story: New York publisher Dex Dellum sends his fiancée and star photographer Katy Mazur to Swaziland to shoot the taita falcon. There she meets 'highman' (altitude stuntman) Grant Orion, who practices skydiving. After an initial clash, they ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, stalking, infidelity, martial arts, espionage, crimes, government agency, undercover, political intrigue, political conspiracy, dishonesty, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Little Drummer Girl (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An American Actress with a penchant for lying is forceably recruited by Mosad, the Israeli intelligence agency to trap a Palestinian bomber, by pretending to be the girlfriend of his dead brother.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, political thriller
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mossad, politics, espionage, terrorism, state affairs, intrigue, undercover, secret agents, political intrigue, double agent, dishonesty, mistaken identity ...
Time: 80s
Place: middle east, israel, england, germany, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.8
 436
Confess (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 89 min.
Story: political thriller that charts the exploits of disillusioned ex-hacker Terell Lessor. A return to New York, coupled with a humiliating attempt at getting a new job, serves as the catalyst for him to take action against those who slighted him in the ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, undercover, secret agents, prodigy, campaign, politics, rebellion, fighting the system, society, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 3K
Civic Duty (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An American accountant bombarded with cable news and the media's obsession with terrorist plots in the post 9-11 world, receives a jolt when an unattached Islamic graduate student moves in next door.
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, realistic, clever ...
Plot: terrorism, accountant, dishonesty, love and romance, politics, special agents, crimes, liberal, obsession, racial slur, fbi agent, tv news ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Forever Mine (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A hotel cabana boy falls for the wife of a powerful politico. But when she confesses to the affair, her husband determines to end it forever.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: betrayal, love triangle, haunted by the past, love affair, couple relations, hidden identity, dishonesty, unfulfillment, crimes, lovers reunited, infidelity, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, new york, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet mole within his former colleagues at the heart of MI6.
Style: suspense, thought provoking, tense, bleak, confusing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cold war, spy, investigation, double agent, british intelligence, mole, secret service, betrayal, government agency, secret agents, surveillance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, london, england, hungary, istanbul turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%