Movies like The Double Man

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The Double Man (1967)
 5.9
 1K
The Double Man (1967)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a complex piece of espionage the Russian secret service attempts to kidnap a high ranking officer in the CIA and replace him with a double of its own.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, retro
Plot: spy, espionage, cia, mountain, skiing, mistaken identity, undercover, conspiracy, intrigue, rivalry, political intrigue, amateur detective, government agency, dishonesty, state affairs, uncover truth, fellow agent, tough heroes, train, snow, secret service, cia agent, secret agents, funeral, private school ...
Time: 60s
Place: austria, europe, alps

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Most similar movies to The Double Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about espionage, undercover, dishonesty, spy, state affairs, secret agents and government agency mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like The Double Man: Who's Got the Black Box? (1967), The Quiller Memorandum (1966), The Bourne Ultimatum (2007), Page Eight (2011), Legacy (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.1
 441
The Inside Man (1984)
Genre: Mystery, Action, Thriller
Country: Sweden, UK
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, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, submarine, secret agents, espionage, missing person, working undercover, political conspiracy, heist, betrayal, dishonesty, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: sweden, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Who's Got the Black Box? (1967)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Greece
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The widow of a murdered undercover NATO officer in Greece is the prime suspect in his killing. She finds herself embroiled in a bigger conspiracy about the sabotage of U.S. radar installations while trying to prove her innocence.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: spy, espionage, murder, conspiracy, false accusation, political intrigue, uncover truth, frame up, mistaken identity, working undercover, political corruption, obsession ...
Time: 60s
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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 ⇓
92%
The Quiller Memorandum (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two British agents are murdered by a mysterious Neonazi organization in West Berlin. The British Secret Service sends agent Quiller to investigate. Soon Quiller is confronted with Neonazi chief "Oktober" and involved in a dangerous game ...
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, british intelligence, cold war, neo nazi, racism, working undercover, political intrigue, gang, heroes, rivalry, secret agents ...
Time: 60s
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France, Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bourne is brought out of hiding once again by reporter Simon Ross who is trying to unveil Operation Blackbriar, an upgrade to Project Treadstone, in a series of newspaper columns. Information from the reporter stirs a new set of memories, and Bourne ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, intense, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, conspiracy, cia, spy, secret agents, fighting the system, manhunt, secret service, escapades, corruption, memory, dark past ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: langley virginia, london, moscow russia, paris france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.8
 16K
Page Eight (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Page Eight is lovingly turned, with elegant writing, a flawless cast and a heartfelt message from writer/director David Hare about the danger zone where spies and politicians meet. The tension builds gently as we follow the fortunes of Johnny ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, political, captivating ...
Plot: spy, espionage, secret service, government agency, undercover, loss of friend, blackmail, dishonesty, state affairs, father daughter relationship, politician, politics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 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 ⇓
81%
 5.4
 739
Crossplot (1969)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A successful London ad-exec hires a beautiful Hungarian girl to pose for some modeling shots, little realising that she has overheard an assassination plot and is now being hunted by some dangerous killers.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: spy, espionage, photo studio, assassination plot, murder, life turned upside down, disorder, assassination, rivalry, undercover, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 4.5
 404
Hidden Agenda (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young medical student travels to Berlin to investigate the apparent death of his brother and discovers a secret life of espionage, betrayal and murder at the highest levels.
Style: exciting, mind bending, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, estrangement, political conspiracy, doctors and patients, political intrigue, betrayal, state affairs, government agency, amateur detective, undercover, espionage, intrigue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, central europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.3
 2K
The 39 Steps (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Richard Hannay, a mining engineer on holiday from the African colonies, finds London socialite life terribly dull. Yet it's more than he bargained for when secret agent, Scudder, bursts into his room and entrusts him with a coded notebook, ...
Style: exciting, serious, clever, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: on the run, agent as target, world war one, manhunt, race against time, uncover truth, espionage, undercover, state affairs, dishonesty, heroes, betrayal ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: scotland, england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 ⇓
67%
 6.2
 1K
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 ⇓
67%
 5.9
 1K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 ⇓
62%
The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When a CIA operation to purchase classified Russian documents is blown by a rival agent, who then shows up in the sleepy seaside village where Bourne and Marie have been living. The pair run for their lives and Bourne, who promised retaliation ...
Style: suspense, twists and turns, intellectual, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: spy, cia, conspiracy, amnesia, espionage, assassin, secret agents, tough heroes, on the run, one against many, tough guy, uncover truth ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, berlin germany, europe, napoli italy, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.0
 5K
Jack Strong (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A spy thriller telling a historically based story of a man who alone dares to challenge Soviets being in the middle of the communistic system himself. Planning the maneuvers of Warsaw Pact forces he discovers that the American plans of nuclear ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: spy, martial law, government agency, politics, undercover, state affairs, political unrest, dishonesty, espionage, cold war, chase, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, 90s, 60s
Place: poland, europe, ussr, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The President's Mistress (1978)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When Ben investigates the mysterious death of his sister, he is unaware that he is opening up a web of political intrigue. Ed Murphy, the White House Chief of Staff, becomes embroiled in a struggle to save the President from a humiliating scandal.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, espionage, undercover, special agents, crimes, heroes, state affairs, dishonesty, adventure, government agency, politics, mystery ...
Time: 70s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The MacKintosh Man (1973)
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, car chase, prison, espionage, secret agents, betrayal, on the run, working undercover, undercover, rivalry, crimes, heist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: ireland, russia, london, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Whistle Blower (1986)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A war veteran tries to investigate the murder of his son who was working as a Russian translator for the British intelligence service during the Cold War. He meets a web of deception and paranoia that seems impenetrable...
Style: political, tense, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: cold war, spy, whistleblower, espionage, british intelligence, paranoia, translator, murder, russian spy, revenge, traitor, government conspiracy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.2
 2K
Blue Ice (1992)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An ex-British spy (Michael Caine) helps a U.S. diplomat's wife (Sean Young) and blows the lid off a deadly government cover-up.
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, conspiracy, assassin, arms dealer, love, femme fatale, former spy, infidelity, murder, cover-up, government ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, tower bridge london, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.3
 603
State Affairs (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A plane explodes above the Gulf of Guinea. An escort girl is murdered in a Parisian park. Thousands of miles separate these two events, and yet Nora Chahyd, believes there's a connection between them, much to his superiors chagrin. As Nora ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, cynical ...
Plot: undercover, investigation, law enforcement, politics, betrayal, dishonesty, hitman, police detective, murder, political corruption, spy, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
On Dangerous Ground (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Vusi Madlazi returns to the South African village he left as a young boy (he was organizing against apartheid, and left in fear of his life) to bury his father. He meets up with his brother Ernest, who tells him their other brother Stephen ...
Style: serious, rough, tense, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, tough heroes, race against time, law enforcement, working undercover, assassination attempt, crimes, undercover, government agency, political conspiracy, political intrigue, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.7
 3K
The Game (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: London 1972. When a defecting KGB officer, Arkady Malinov, reveals Operation Glass, a devastating Soviet plot that could change the course of the Cold War, Daddy, the head of MI5, assembles a secret team to investigate. As the Soviets awaken a list ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: spy, cold war, secret agents, espionage, conspiracy, undercover, government agency, dishonesty, state affairs, kgb, post war, mi6
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: ussr, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Thirty-Nine Steps (1978)
Genre: Crime, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The year is 1914 and Richard Hannay, Mining Engineer who is visiting Britain for a short time before returning to South Africa, is shocked when one of his neighbours, Colonel Scudder, bursts into his rooms one night and tells him a story that ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, psychological, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, conspiracy, espionage, murder, manhunt, frame up, secret agents, uncover truth, crimes, state affairs, on the run, gunfight ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 90s, pre world war one
Place: big ben london, scotland, london, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 ⇓
48%
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 ⇓
47%
 5.1
 253
Thunder Point (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Former IRA agent Sean Dillon comes to the rescue when a woman discovers a briefcase containing plans that could destroy all of Europe. Dillon's assignment is to protect her until the plans can be properly destroyed.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: ira, espionage, dishonesty, undercover, criminal heroes, save the day, crimes, state affairs, unlikely partners, adventure, world war two, female nudity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.9
 514
Last Run (2001)
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, espionage, undercover, on the run, law enforcement, rivalry, secret agents, working undercover, vengeance, haunted by the past, tough heroes, empire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hungary, europe, ukraine, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Funeral in Berlin (1966)
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: sexy, suspenseful, enigmatic, psychological, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, spy, espionage, funeral, berlin wall, betrayal, chase, murder, hotel, british, defector, brainwashing ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, east germany, germany, west berlin west germany, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 842
The Amateur (1981)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A researcher for the CIA who convinces his superiors to send him to the eastern bloc in order to avenge the murder of his wife by enemy agents discovers a web of deception underneath his wife's death.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: espionage, spy, revenge, law enforcement, politics, intrigue, hostage, murder, graphic violence, heroes, dishonesty, assassination ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: czech republic, italy, europe, eastern europe, central europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%