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Fay Grim (2006)
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Fay Grim (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Many years after her notorious husband, Henry Fool, fled after killing a neighbor, Fay Grim receives a visit from CIA agent Fulbright, who tells her that Henry is dead, but that some of his journals have been unearthed in France. She sets forth on a globe-trotting odyssey that soon leads to the discovery that he is alive, and his journals are more than they appear to be.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, disturbing, humorous, clever, offbeat, realistic, witty, suspenseful ...
Plot: espionage, intrigue, missing person, undercover, dishonesty, rivalry, woman in danger, politics, chases and races, investigation, family relations, poet, code, pursuit, chase, cia, runaway, crimes, conspiracy, collector, double agent, political corruption, single parent, sex aid, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989
Place: paris france, france, europe, turkey, afghanistan, istanbul turkey, nicaragua

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, exciting and suspense films with plots about dishonesty, undercover, murder, chase, espionage, chases and races and danger mostly in Action, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like Fay Grim: The Berlin File (2013), Spy Game (2001), Ned Rifle (2014), Bullet to Beijing (1995), The Foreigner (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Berlin File (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: JUNG Jin-soo, a South Korean intelligence agent, comes across an unidentifiable operative, a 'ghost,' while surveilling a North Korean weapons deal in Berlin. The mystery figure is a North Korean secret agent, PYO Jong-seong, whose ...
Style: tense, stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: espionage, hidden identity, double agent, manhunt, on the run, working undercover, undercover, betrayal, chase, dishonesty, danger, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: berlin germany, germany, south korea, north korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.1
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Spy Game (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Japan, France, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Veteran spy Nathan Muir is on the verge of retiring from the CIA when he learns that his one-time protégé and close friend, Tom Bishop, is a political prisoner sentenced to die in Beijing. Although their friendship has been marred by bad blood and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, spy, espionage, mentor, working undercover, rescue, undercover, bribery, political corruption, government agency, danger, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 1990s
Place: china, berlin germany, shanghai china, vietnam, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.2
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Ned Rifle (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Henry and Fay's son Ned sets out to find and kill his father for destroying his mother's life. But his aims are frustrated by the troublesome Susan, whose connection to Henry predates even his arrival in the lives of the Grim family.
Style: clever, realistic, semi serious, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: rivalry, vengeance, track down, obsessive quest, escapades, murder, chases and races, parents and children, search for father, sexual content, life sentence, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Bullet to Beijing (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Russia, Canada, USA
Duration: 122 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 ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, cynical
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, intrigue, danger, secret agents, state affairs, political conspiracy, espionage, political corruption, working undercover, undercover, save the day, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, asia, europe, korea, st. petersburg russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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The Foreigner (2003)
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, chase, martial arts, good versus evil, race against time, on the run, heroes, adventure, one man army, murder, political conspiracy, undercover ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, poland, germany, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Main Hoon Lucky the Racer (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Ram and Lakshman a.k.a Lucky are brothers. Ram is a sincere guy who grows up to become an honest cop. Lucky is a happy-go-lucky guy who enjoys life. Ram and Lucky have a tom and jerry kind of fight going on. Siva Reddy is a factionist who wants to ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, tense, light ...
Plot: investigation, rivalry, crimes, fall in love, chase, political corruption, murder, vengeance, brother brother relationship, graphic violence, siblings relations, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Company Business (1991)
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, sinister ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, secret agents, danger, race against time, espionage, politics, on the run, betrayal, chase, kgb, mole, political conspiracy ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: paris france, france, germany, europe, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.2
 7K
Henry Fool (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: An egocentric bum transforms the lives of a shy New Jersey garbageman and his sister.
Style: stylized, talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: poet, family relations, fame, politics, money, bittersweet, suburbs, writer's life, murder, working class, siblings relations, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Duplicity (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Two romantically-engaged corporate spies team up to manipulate a corporate race to corner the market on a medical innovation that will reap huge profits and enable them to lead an extravagant lifestyle together.
Style: twists and turns, sexy, clever, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night
Plot: espionage, undercover, rivalry, manipulation, intrigue, romance, love affair, battle of the sexes, manipulations, uninhibited rivalry, spy, surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, dubai, rome italy, grand central station manhattan new york city, cleveland ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Lies & Illusions (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a menacing smuggler coolly insists that best-selling author Wes Wilson take a chauffeured backseat ride with him, Wilson's charmed life explodes into a world of violence and espionage, and he learns shocking truths about two women in his ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, captivating, rough ...
Plot: crimes, espionage, murder, thief, diamonds, on the run, danger, chase, rivalry, tough heroes, kidnapping, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.1
 4K
Shadow Man (2006)
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, espionage, martial arts, save the day, undercover, adventure, deadly, race against time, rivalry, danger, master criminal, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, romania, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Enemy of the State (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Hotshot Washington lawyer, Robert Dean becomes a victim of high-tech identity theft when a hacker slips an incriminating video into his pocket. Soon, a rogue National Security agent sets out to recover the tape – and destroy Dean.
Style: tense, clever, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, uncover truth, fighting the system, conspiracy, intelligence, manhunt, satellite, mexican standoff, privacy, espionage, secret hideout, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., usa, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
A Good Night to Die (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One day in the life of a hit man, Ronnie, who spends it trying to save the life of fellow hit man, August, who he had brought into the business three years ago. August has become a real problem for some of the bosses around town, and Ronnie will ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, criminal's revenge, nothing goes right, betrayal, crime gone awry, working undercover, danger, criminal heroes, deadly, gangsters, dark humor, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Shadow Conspiracy (1997)
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, political thriller, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, political corruption, on the run, assassination, betrayal, witnessing a crime, intrigue, crimes, assassination attempt, conspiracy, legal investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Tailor of Panama (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A British spy is banished to Panama after having an affair with an ambassador's mistress. Once there he makes connection with a local tailor with a nefarious past and connections to all of the top political and gangster figures in Panama. The ...
Style: suspense, realistic, stylized, talky, serious ...
Plot: politics, espionage, spy, band, map, dancing, secret agents, birthday, swimming, secret agent, fireworks, bridge ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: panama, latin america, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.6
 5K
Cat Run (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When a sexy, high-end escort holds the key evidence to a scandalous government cover-up, two bumbling young detectives become her unlikely protectors from a ruthless assassin hired to silence her.
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: female killer, female spy, femme fatale, assassination attempt, private detective, on the run, uncover truth, woman in danger, dishonesty, crimes, deadly, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, italy, lyon, new york, montenegro ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 6K
The Suspect (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Dong-chul was the best special field agent in North Korea, but he’s abandoned by his government during a mission. While on the run, he looks for his wife and child, who were sold as slaves to China, only to discover their corpses. He soon finds ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: political conspiracy, false accusation, espionage, hitman, danger, assassination, intrigue, betrayal, crimes, track down, frame up, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.8
 2K
Hollow Point (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Livingston is trying to merge the Russians, Chinese and Italian gangsters into one group with huge amounts of money and power. FBI agent Susan and DEA agent Max are trying to stop them.
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, light, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, espionage, undercover, danger, rivalry, law enforcement, race against time, crime, chase, crimes, special agents, track down ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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A Good Day to Die Hard (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Iconoclastic, take-no-prisoners cop John McClane, finds himself for the first time on foreign soil after traveling to Moscow to help his wayward son Jack - unaware that Jack is really a highly-trained CIA operative out to stop a nuclear weapons ...
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cia, car chase, danger, heroes, agent, escape, bomb, one man army, partners against crime, save the day, heroic mission, snitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: russia, moscow russia, langley virginia, new york, chernobyl
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Deep Cover (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The black policeman Russell Stevens applies for a special anti-drug squad which targets the highest boss of cocaine delivery to LA: the Colombian foreign minister's nephew. Russell works his way up from the bottom undercover, until he reaches ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, tense, enigmatic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, undercover, police investigation, gangsters, brutality, deadly, betrayal, organized crime, drug trafficking, drug traffic, racial slur, drug addiction ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1992, year 1972, 70s
Place: ohio, los angeles, cleveland ohio, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The November Man (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An ex- CIA operative is brought back in on a very personal mission and finds himself pitted against his former pupil in a deadly game involving high level CIA officials and the Russian president-elect.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, secret agents, espionage, undercover, danger, save the day, heroes, secret service, conspiracy, spy, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008, 2000s, 2010s
Place: switzerland, montenegro, usa, moscow russia, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Ipcress File (1965)
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: suspenseful, suspense, tense, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Plot: espionage, cold war, spy, political intrigue, double agent, undercover, investigation, dishonesty, race against time, danger, rivalry, politics ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, albania, london, europe, scotland yard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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S*P*Y*S (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two CIA bunglers (Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould) botch a Soviet defection, then both sides mark them for termination.
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: espionage, murder, on the run, secret agents, government agency, chases and races, rivalry, partners, goofy hero, undercover, misfit partners, nothing goes right ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Soul Assassin (2001)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Action
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Kevin Burke a young executive for a multinational investment bank, is a rising star in the Rotterdam office. Rewarded for his perceptive eye and mastery of foreign languages, Kevin receives the promotion he has been working for - a coveted spot on ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, uncover truth, manhunt, undercover, dishonesty, vengeance, workplace intrigue, deadly, betrayal, danger, crimes, investigation ...
Time: future
Place: amsterdam, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 2K
Run Baby Run (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Venu, a cameraman working for Reuters, happens to meet Renuka, his old lover, while trying to cover a case involving a politician. Together they go to investigate a murder planned by Bharatan Pillai.
Style: humorous, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, cons and scams, politician, reporter, political conspiracy, investigation, uncover truth, danger, caper, couples, society, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 17K
The In-Laws (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Right before his daughter's wedding, a mild-mannered foot doctor discovers that his new in-laws are international smugglers.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: secret agents, wedding, cia, espionage, fish out of water, eccentric family, secret identity, dentist, chaos, disorder, couples, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
Place: usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
History Is Made at Night (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Finland, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A romantic suspense-comedy about CIA agent Harry (Bill Pullman) and SVR agent Natasha (Irene Jacob) fighting to save the world, their lives and secret love in the post cold war Helsinki
Style: exciting, witty, clever, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: secret agents, satellite, espionage, working undercover, kgb, farce, undercover, heroes, romance, special agents, state affairs, government agency ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: finland, europe, helsinki finland, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Detonator (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sonni Griffith, a top US Secret Agent must protect a witness as he crosses Europe.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly, terrorism, woman in danger, special agents, undercover, on the run, adventure, save the day, gang, survival, race against time, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 30K
Erased (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Belgium, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A former agent of the CIA and his estranged daughter go on the run after his employers target them for assassination.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: cia, father daughter relationship, assassin, on the run, family relations, assassination, agent as target, life turned upside down, lone hero, hand to hand combat, martial arts, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, usa, brussels belgium, brussels, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 47K
Bad Company (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When a Harvard-educated CIA agent is killed during an operation, the secret agency recruits his twin brother.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: espionage, odd couple, kidnapping, terrorism, culture clash, fish out of water, undercover agent, twin brother, betrayal, foot chase, heroic mission, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, langley virginia, california, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%