Movies like Ice Station Zebra

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Ice Station Zebra (1968)
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Ice Station Zebra (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: A top-secret Soviet spy satellite -- using stolen Western technology -- malfunctions and then goes into a descent that lands it near an isolated Arctic research encampment called Ice Station Zebra, belonging to the British, which starts sending out distress signals before falling silent. The atomic submarine Tigerfish, commanded by Cmdr. James Ferraday (Rock Hudson), is dispatched to save them.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, surprise ending, epic, 70mm film, microfilm, twists and turns, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: satellite, espionage, submarine, arctic, cold war, military, secret agents, double agent, adventure, catastrophe, survival, heroes, ocean or sea, politics, marines, against the odds, political intrigue, danger, heroic mission, chases and races, escapades, rescue, race against time, undercover, government agency ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: scotland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and suspense films with plots about heroes, danger, escapades, catastrophe, race against time, chases and races and chase mostly in Thriller, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Ice Station Zebra: The Hunt for Red October (1990), For Your Eyes Only (1981), The Ipcress File (1965), Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), GoldenEye (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Hunt for Red October (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A new Soviet nuclear missile sub (a Boomer) heading out on her maiden voyage that is being tracked by a Los Angeles class American submarine suddenly goes silent and "disappears". This focuses the attention of both U.S. Intelligence and ...
Style: suspense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, cold war, navy, spy, warship, nuclear threat, politics, cia, underwater scene, underwater, desertion, defection ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: russia, usa, washington d.c., ussr, soviet union ...
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100%
For Your Eyes Only (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A British spy ship has sunk and on board was a hi-tech encryption device. James Bond is sent to find the device that holds British launching instructions before the enemy Soviets get to it first.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, espionage, kgb, cold war, british secret service, gadget, secret agents, secret service, adventure, 007, vengeance, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: greece, europe, england, italy, albania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
100%
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A deranged media mogul is staging international incidents to pit the world's superpowers against each other. Now 007 must take on this evil mastermind in an adrenaline-charged battle to end his reign of terror and prevent global pandemonium.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: secret service, chase, espionage, spy, gadget, race against time, secret agents, undercover, world domination, 007, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: hamburg germany, china, england, hong kong, vietnam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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GoldenEye (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: James Bond must unmask the mysterious head of the Janus Syndicate and prevent the leader from utilizing the GoldenEye weapons system to inflict devastating revenge on Britain.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: satellite, espionage, top secret, organized crime, mission, race against time, undercover, trap, double agent, romancing partners, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1986, year 1995, 1990s ...
Place: cuba, russia, britain, st. petersburg russia, riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Russian and British submarines with nuclear missiles on board both vanish from sight without a trace. England and Russia both blame each other as James Bond tries to solve the riddle of the disappearing ships. But the KGB also has an agent on the ...
Style: exciting, witty, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: skiing, kgb, secret agents, espionage, secret service, chase, spy, nuclear, heroes, megalomaniac, gadget, british secret service ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: egypt, england, russia, cairo egypt, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
From Russia with Love (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Agent 007 is back in the second installment of the James Bond series, this time battling a secret crime organization known as SPECTRE. Russians Rosa Klebb and Kronsteen are out to snatch a decoding device known as the Lektor, using the ravishing ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, witty, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, kgb, espionage, cold war, russian, assassin, secret agents, helicopter, gadget, chess, boat chase, surveillance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: russia, turkey, venice, bulgaria, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Laser Mission (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: West Germany, South Africa, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A CIA agent is sent to get Professor Braun before the KGB can seize him as the Prof's knowledge, together with a recently stolen diamond, could be used to make a laser cannon.
Style: serious, suspenseful, feel good, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, secret agents, heroes, government, laser, scientist, kgb, one man army, espionage, undercover, good versus evil, adventure ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Raise the Titanic (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Adventure
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: To obtain a supply of a rare mineral, a ship raising operation is conducted for the only known source, the Titanic.
Style: suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, psychotronic, awful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: titanic, adventurer, ship, adventure, ocean, survival, catastrophe, treasure hunt, undercover, secret agents, heroes, hijacking ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: russia, new york, washington d.c., manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
 26K
Firefox (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The Soviets have developed a revolutionary new jet fighter, called "Firefox". Naturally, the British are worried that the jet will be used as a first-strike weapon, as rumours say that the jet is indetectable on radar. They send ex-Vietnam ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighter jet, kgb, chase, heroes, pilot, espionage, aerial combats, behind enemy lines, heroic mission, cold war, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, england, europe, asia, vietnam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, espionage, politics, chase, betrayal, race against time, undercover, secret agents, military base, political intrigue, danger, conspiracy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: russia, england, europe, london, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Mission: Impossible (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Ethan Hunt, the leader of a crack espionage team whose perilous operation has gone awry with no explanation, discovers that a mole has penetrated the CIA, he's surprised to learn that he's the No. 1 suspect. To clear his name, Hunt ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, cia, espionage, mission, chase, undercover, spy, secret service, double agent, betrayal, terrorist, embassy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: prague, paris france, london, united kingdom, virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Gray Lady Down (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The USS Neptune, a nuclear submarine, is sunk off the coast of Connecticut after a collision with a Norwegian cargo ship. The navy must attempt a potentially dangerous rescue in the hope of saving the lives of the crew.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, underwater, drowning, rescue, underwater scene, u.s. navy, daring rescue, adventure, survival, tough heroes, ocean, save the day ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Ethan Hunt and his team are racing against time to track down a dangerous terrorist named Hendricks, who has gained access to Russian nuclear launch codes and is planning a strike on the United States. An attempt to stop him ends in an explosion ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: secret agents, spy, espionage, mission, terrorist, courage, teamwork, top secret, frame up, female spy, save the day, outsmarting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: russia, dubai, hungary, mumbai india, seattle washington ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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xXx (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Xander Cage is your standard adrenaline junkie with no fear and a lousy attitude. When the US Government "recruits" him to go on a mission, he's not exactly thrilled. His mission: to gather information on an organization that may just ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, secret agents, extreme sport, heroic mission, lone hero, danger, double agent, tough heroes, mission, undercover, escapades, espionage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: prague, colombia, california, washington d.c., prague czech republic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.9
 5K
Marooned (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: After spending several months in an orbiting lab, three astronauts prepare to return to earth only to find their rockets wont fire. After initially thinking they might have to abandon them in orbit, NASA decides to launch a daring rescue. Their ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting, futuristic ...
Plot: nasa, space travel, rescue, astronaut, spacewalk, race against time, outer space, confined, danger, isolation, survival, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, future
Place: usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong, Austria, UK, Morocco
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate - an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: spy, espionage, cia agent, cia, secret agents, mission, conspiracy, hand to hand combat, heroic mission, villain, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, london, vienna, morocco, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Mission: Impossible II (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: With computer genius Luther Stickell at his side and a beautiful thief on his mind, agent Ethan Hunt races across Australia and Spain to stop a former IMF agent from unleashing a genetically engineered biological weapon called Chimera. This mission, ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, cia, undercover, spy, helicopter, heroes, secret service, deadly virus, top secret, danger, secret mission ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: spain, australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Bedford Incident (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Richard Widmark plays a hardened cold-war warrior and captain of the American destroyer USS Bedford. Sidney Poitier is a reporter given permission to interview the captain during a routine patrol. Poitier gets more than he bargained for when the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, submarine, navy, war, heroic mission, danger, race against time, journalism, military, battlefield, nuclear missile, confrontation ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: atlantic ocean, greenland, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychotronic, political thriller ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, espionage, spy, berlin wall, chase, betrayal, special agents, manhunt, danger, secret agents, crimes, government agency ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, east germany, europe, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Submerged (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Chris Kody, imprisoned member of the US military, is released from prison and reunited with his old team in order to pursue a renegade scientist. The catch, the scientist has developed mind control technology that can make even your friends into ...
Style: stylized, rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, espionage, rescue, undercover, heroes, soldier, martial arts, deadly, working undercover, daring rescue, good versus evil, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Diamonds are stolen only to be sold again in the international market. James Bond infiltrates a smuggling mission to find out who’s guilty. The mission takes him to Las Vegas where Bond meets his archenemy Blofeld.
Style: exciting, sexy, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: secret agents, espionage, chase, satellite, smuggling, murder, spy, secret agent, secret organization, 007, adventure, master villain ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: las vegas, amsterdam, london, los angeles, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Mission: Impossible III (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, China, Italy
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Retired from active duty to train new IMF agents, Ethan Hunt is called back into action to confront sadistic arms dealer, Owen Davian. Hunt must try to protect his girlfriend while working with his new team to complete the mission.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: secret agents, espionage, spy, mission, disguise, double agent, cia, gunfight, mask, heroes, heroic mission, top secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: shanghai, berlin germany, vatican, virginia, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Living Daylights (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: James Bond helps a Russian General escape into the west. He soon finds out that the KGB wants to kill him for helping the General. A little while later the General is kidnapped from the Secret Service leading 007 to be suspicious.
Style: exciting, stylized, witty, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, espionage, secret service, chase, spy, boat, museum, laser, sniper, faked death, gadget, secret agents ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: morocco, vienna, czechoslovakia, afghanistan, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 47K
Spies Like Us (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two bumbling government employees think they are U.S. spies, only to discover that they are actually decoys for Nuclear War.
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, not serious, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, secret agents, race against time, undercover, chase, kgb, adventure, working undercover, danger, escapades, mistaken identity, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: afghanistan, middle east, asia, washington d.c., soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Poseidon Adventure was one of the first Catastrophe films and began the Disaster Film genre. Director Neame tells the story of a group of people that must fight for their lives aboard a sinking ship. Based on the novel by Paul Gallico.
Style: disaster movie, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, girls' night
Plot: ship, survival, adventure, cruise, race against time, hysteria, passenger, underwater, catastrophe, forces of nature, faith, group of strangers ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: mediterranean sea, israel, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Neptune Factor (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When an underwater ocean lab is lost in a earthquake, an advanced submarine is sent down to find it and encounters terrible danger.
Style: rough, suspenseful, futuristic, experimental, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ocean, underwater, underwater scene, laboratory, submarine, danger, race against time, daring rescue, space and aliens, escapades, adventurer, confined ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 100K
Octopussy (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: James Bond is sent to investigate after a fellow “00” agent is found dead with a priceless Fabergé egg. James Bond follows the mystery and uncovers a smuggling scandal and a Russian General who wants to provoke a new World War.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nuclear threat, adventure, espionage, secret service, james bond, terrorism, race against time, secret agents, british secret service, top secret, gadget, smuggling ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: asia, india, east berlin, europe, east germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.0
 598K
Casino Royale (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, Czech Republic, USA, Germany, Bahamas
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Le Chiffre, a banker to the world's terrorists, is scheduled to participate in a high-stakes poker game in Montenegro, where he intends to use his winnings to establish his financial grip on the terrorist market. M sends Bond – on his maiden ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, scenic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, poker, secret agents, casino, chase, spy, heroic mission, british secret service, 007, secret service, cia, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: montenegro, italy, europe, london, prague czech republic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.6
 16K
Navy Seals (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: During a rescue mission, a team of Navy Seals discover that a terrorist group have access to deadly US built Stinger missiles, and must set out to locate and destroy them before they can be used.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, intense, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, soldier, race against time, heroes, battles, military, heroic mission, war, danger, save the day, adventure, leadership ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: middle east, lebanon, beirut lebanon, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%