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History Is Made at Night (1999)
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History Is Made at Night (1999)
Original name: Spy Games
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: humorous, exciting, clever, offbeat, realistic, witty, semi serious, suspense
Plot: secret agents, satellite, espionage, special agents, heroes, kgb, romance, working undercover, farce, chases and races, dishonesty, undercover, government agency, state affairs, love, spy, winter, female nudity, lovers, cia agent, bondage, cold war, jazz, sauna, nightmare ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, finland, new york, helsinki finland

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Most similar movies to History Is Made at Night

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, exciting, suspenseful and humorous films with plots about undercover, secret agents, espionage, dishonesty, heroes, spy and rivalry mostly in Action, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like History Is Made at Night: Bullet to Beijing (1995), My Girlfriend Is an Agent (2009), L'opération Corned Beef (1991), On Dangerous Ground (1996), The Great Spy Chase (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bullet to Beijing (1995)
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 ...
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, korea, europe, st. petersburg russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
My Girlfriend Is an Agent (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Disguised as a travel agent, “Su-ji” is a government spy with six years’ experience who can’t reveal her career to her boyfriend “Jae-joon.” After she lies again, her boyfriend breaks up with her and leaves without notice, leaving her ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, romance, secret identity, undercover, love and romance, espionage, secret agents, couple relations, reluctant partners, crimes, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
L'opération Corned Beef (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The unsanctioned efforts of a covert unit to gather evidence about illegal arms shipments with the unwitting help of an embassy employee.
Style: exciting, humorous, realistic, not serious, buddy movie
Plot: espionage, farce, spy, embassy, wedding, secret agents, undercover, government agency, romance, dangerous animal, assassination attempt, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, venice, paris france, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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: tense, realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, special agents, state affairs, ira, assassination attempt, tough heroes, undercover, rivalry, gang, government agency, heroes, secret agents ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The Great Spy Chase (1964)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A cold-war spy parody. After the death of an armaments manufacturer, an international group of spies is drawn into a high-stakes battle of wits to obtain the valuable military patents which have been inherited by the lovely widow.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: espionage, secret agents, castle, secret service, widow, prostitute, undercover, heroes, farce, disorder, silly humor, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: russia, france, switzerland, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.5
 890
First Daughter (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A female Secret Service agent goes against protocol to save the U.S. president from an assassination attempt. She is reassigned to protect the president's daughter, which she considers a demotion. When the first daughter is kidnapped during a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, hostage, government agency, hostages, assassination attempt, deadly, rivalry, save the day, special agents, one man army, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.6
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Agent 38-24-36 (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In this Eduardo Molinaro Spy-Spoof, Anthony Perkins plays a Russian spy sent out to steal sensitive information from NATO about military mobilization. Without much intelligence of his own, the distrusted agent of Soviet intelligence needs all the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, clever, witty, humorous ...
Plot: murder, party, secret agents, crimes, chases and races, dishonesty, special agents, heroes, espionage, goofy hero, hidden identity, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: russia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Assassination Bureau (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Assassination Bureau has existed for decades (perhaps centuries) until Diana Rigg begins to investigate it. The high moral standing of the Bureau (only killing those who deserve it) is called into question by her. She puts out a contract for the ...
Style: humorous, clever, suspenseful, witty, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, chase, zeppelin, crime, journalism, assassination attempt, espionage, race against time, government agency, crimes, undercover ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 1900s
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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From Beijing with Love (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After a giant dinosaur skull is stolen, the head of the Chinese secret police decides to assign the case to the force's most incompetent reject: a rural butcher who stands around all day drinking martinis (shaken, not stirred). With a trunkload ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: secret agents, espionage, undercover, parody, secret agent, spy, james bond spoof, heroes, goofy hero, rivalry, master villain, super weapon ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, asia, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, espionage, undercover, on the run, haunted by the past, vengeance, working undercover, rivalry, deadly, secret agents, law enforcement, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hungary, europe, ukraine, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Forbidden City Cop (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in Imperial China, Stephen Chiau plays Ling Ling Fat, one of the elite Emperor's guards in the Forbidden City. However unlike his colleagues he doesn't know anything about Kung Fu or other martial-arts, but instead uses his time to ...
Style: humorous, surreal, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, martial arts, secret agent, working undercover, prostitute, undercover, nothing goes right, espionage, disorder, comic hero, wisdom, emperor ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.2
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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 ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: espionage, intrigue, missing person, undercover, dishonesty, rivalry, woman in danger, politics, chases and races, investigation, poet, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989
Place: paris france, france, europe, turkey, afghanistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Agent provocateur (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1994 South Korea, a female North Korean spy integrates herself as a housekeeper for U.S. military officer to steal classified documents, but soon worries about her cover when she falls for the teenage son of the officer.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: espionage, nudity (full frontal - brief), spy, rivalry, secret agents, coming of age, undercover, betrayal, sexual content, disability, government agency, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.6
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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: suspenseful, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: espionage, murder, on the run, parody, danger, witnessing a crime, misfit partners, undercover, secret agents, buddies, nothing goes right, chase ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Nervous Ticks (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A comedy about a man (Bill Pullman), who is on the run after his mistress (Julie Brown) confesses to her husband (Peter Boyle) that the two of them have been having an affair.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: farce, mistress, infidelity, real time, down on your luck, chaos and mayhem, couples, disorder, strong sexual content, love affair, airport, profanity ...
Time: 90s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Operative (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Caught behind the Iron Curtain at the close of the Cold War, CIA agent Alec Carville (Brian Bosworth) has spent 11 years held captive by the KGB in a mental institute. But he's finally offered a shot at freedom by an old nemesis -- if he steals ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: working undercover, hidden identity, undercover, special agents, starting over, espionage, uninhibited rivalry, government agency, dishonesty, secret agents, cons and scams, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.2
 239K
True Lies (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Harry Tasker is a secret agent for the United States Government. For years, he has kept his job from his wife, but is forced to reveal his identity and try to stop nuclear terrorists when he and his wife are kidnapped by them.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, intense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, top secret, secret agents, secret service, marriage, adventure, espionage, terrorist plot, surveillance, undercover, truth serum, terrorism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994, twentieth century, 1990s ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, florida, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.5
 1K
Cover-Up (1991)
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, espionage, heroes, military, secret agents, ambassador, cia, terrorist plot, reporter, spy, conspiracy, government agency ...
Time: 90s
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, infidelity, martial arts, political conspiracy, political intrigue, government agency, undercover, crimes, espionage, love triangle, wilderness, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Norwegian Ninja (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Norway
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Norwegian Ninja is the true story of how Commander Arne Treholt and his Ninja Force saved Norway during the Cold War. In 1983 the Ninja Force discovers that the sinister NATO force Stay Behind, who take charge in times of war and emergency, are ...
Style: exciting, surreal, not serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parody, political conspiracy, farce, escapades, save the day, danger, martial arts, political intrigue, kgb, dishonesty, state affairs, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: norway, europe, soviet union, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.1
 382
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, secret agents, espionage, dangerous animal, chases and races, heroes, crimes, investigation, law enforcement, working undercover, track down, missing person ...
Time: 80s
Place: sweden, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.3
 11K
I Love Trouble (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Rival Chicago reporters Sabrina Peterson (Roberts) and Peter Brackett (Nolte) reluctantly join forces to uncover a train wreck conspiracy and bite off more than they can chew while pursuing the story and bickering along the way - and falling in ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: journalism, whistleblower, opposites attract, reporter, romance, fall in love, media, love and romance, unlikely couple, uncover truth, conspiracy, scoop ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 16K
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, cia, espionage, fish out of water, eccentric family, secret identity, danger, dentist, disorder, couples, chaos, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
Place: usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Jumpin' Jack Flash (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Terry works for a bank, and uses computers to communicate with clients all over the world. One day she gets a strange message from an unknown source. The message is coded. After decoding the message, Terry becomes embroiled in an espionage ring. ...
Style: humorous, exciting, dark humor, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: kgb, espionage, undercover, secret agents, danger, on the run, race against time, computer, female director, mole, crimes, profanity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.0
 400
Armstrong (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Cold War has just heated up! CIA Agent Bob Taylor (Charles Napier) arrives in Moscow with his new wife Susan (Kimberley Kates) with a highly secret video tape of Russian missiles leaving an unknown base near Moscow under the cover of darkness. ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, kidnapping, soldier, chases and races, secret agents, heroes, deadly, on the run, undercover, conspiracy, battles, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Love and Action in Chicago (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Just when covert assassin Eddie Jones (Courtney B. Vance) decides to ditch his dangerous job to settle down with his girlfriend, his superiors convince him to kill a renegade drug cartel hit man -- leading to nothing but trouble. Complicating ...
Style: suspense, realistic, semi serious, biting, humorous ...
Plot: celibacy, hitman, crimes, going straight, hidden identity, romance, chases and races, gangsters, fall in love, introspection, violence spree, verbal byplay ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Glass Bottom Boat (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bruce (Rod Taylor), the owner of a aerospace company, is infatuated with Jennifer (Doris Day) and hires her to be his biographer so that he can be near her and win her affections. Is she actually a Russian spy trying to obtain aerospace secrets?
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, feel good, sitcom ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: espionage, spy, mistaken identity, romance, nasa, love and romance, fall in love, laboratory, cruise, disorder, secret agents, heroes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: california, san francisco, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.2
 177
Midnight Man (1997)
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, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, undercover, terrorism, ira, adventure, crimes, dishonesty, assassination, downfall, state affairs, graphic violence, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Secret Agent Club (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: To the world Ray Chase is nothing more than a klutzy, overgrown toy seller whose wife passed away a few years ago; and his only son Jeremy doesn't get to see him very often, because he's always away on "business trips." What no ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: secret agents, secret agent, toy, toys, rescue, adventure, save the day, undercover, master criminal, espionage, secret identity, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
CIA II: Target Alexa (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Movie Info When a top secret nuclear guidance system is stolen by an ex-CIA operative looking to sell the deadly device to the top bidder, it's up to a determined CIA agent and the international terrorist who he has vowed to capture to team up ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, cia, deadly, crimes, secret agents, chases and races, heroes, law enforcement, race against time, special agents, danger, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%