Movies like The Patriots

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The Patriots (1994)
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The Patriots (1994)
Original name: Les Patriotes
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Ariel, un jeune Juif français, décide de quitter sa famille pour partir en Israël et devenir un agent du Mossad, les services secrets israéliens. En participant à des missions à Paris, Tel Aviv et Washington, il sera initié à l'art délicat de la manipulation.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mossad, secret agents, spy, politics, undercover, conspiracy, espionage, intrigue, rebellion, society, manipulation, working undercover, introspection, moral dilemma, idealism, government agency, dishonesty, state affairs, innocence lost, female nudity, impossible love, manipulations, secret agent
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, israel, france, middle east, europe

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Most similar movies to The Patriots

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about dishonesty, undercover, espionage, state affairs, spy, secret agents and danger mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Patriots: Secrets of State (2008), Triple Agent (2004), The Jigsaw Man (1983), Möbius (2013), Jack Strong (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Secrets of State (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In France, terrorist groups and intelligence agencies battle in a merciless war everyday, in the name of radically opposed ideologies. Yet, terrorist and secret agents lead almost the same lives. Condemned to secrecy, these masters of manipulation ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense
Plot: terrorist, counter terrorism, secret agents, espionage, intelligence agency, political conspiracy, race against time, state affairs, good versus evil, working undercover, dishonesty, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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100%
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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: espionage, secret agents, politics, government agency, political corruption, life is a bitch, betrayal, undercover, love triangle, uncover truth, rebellion, dishonesty ...
Time: 1930s
Place: russia, france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, kgb, cold war, conspiracy, uncover truth, assassination attempt, dishonesty, heroes, politics, state affairs, secret agents, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, england, europe, scotland yard, ussr ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.1
 6K
Möbius (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An FSB officer fall in love with his agent, an American woman who works as a trader in a Russian bank.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, stylized
Plot: espionage, fall in love, intrigue, love and romance, dishonesty, undercover, money laundering, secret mission, one night stand, financial crisis, undercover agent, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, cote d'azur, moscow russia, monaco
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: realistic, captivating, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: spy, martial law, government agency, politics, undercover, state affairs, political unrest, dishonesty, chase, espionage, father son relationship, border crossing ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, 60s, 90s
Place: europe, poland, ussr, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.2
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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: soviet spy, spy, espionage, double agent, kgb, conspiracy, working undercover, political intrigue, undercover, against the rules, dishonesty, intrigue ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, russia, europe, munich germany, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: murder, whistleblower, disorder, snitch, righting the wronged, false accusation, political intrigue, uncover truth, frame up, mistaken identity, working undercover, political corruption ...
Time: 60s
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Requiem for a Killer (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Lucretia is a killer for hire. Specialised in poisoning and passionate about opera, she'll have to fulfill a difficult contract in the heart of the Swiss alps. Posing as a singer, Lucretia will have to appear on the scene of the higly exclusive ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense, eurospy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, corporate crime, undercover, secret identity, hidden identity, disorder, corporate crimes, dishonesty, crime gone awry, intrigue, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: switzerland, europe, alps, paris france, lyon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Madras Cafe (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An Indian Intelligence agent journeys into a war torn coastal island, to break a resolute rebel group. He deftly maneuvers his resources to make significant breakthroughs, amidst a scenario where the enemy has no face and the only counsel is ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, terrorism, conspiracy, politics, manipulation, spy, secret agents, state affairs, escapades, dishonesty, espionage, civil war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: india, asia, sri lanka
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, rivalry, race against time, dishonesty, politics, conspiracy ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, albania, london, europe, scotland yard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Sword of Gideon (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, France
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Chronicles a Mossad team hand picked to hunt down the terrorists involved in the 1972 Munich Olympic massacre of Israeli athletes.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: mossad, terrorism, workplace situations, murder, vengeance, undercover, contests and competitions, crimes, assassination, rivalry, rebellion, confined ...
Time: 80s
Place: israel, middle east, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Few Days in September (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Portugal
Duration: 116 min.
Story: 1 September 2001. Elliot, an American C.I.A. agent holding top secret information on the immediate future of the world, disappears. His sole aim was to meet his daughter Orlando, whom he abandoned ten years before. Irène, a French agent who used to ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: intelligence agency, secret agents, parents and children, undercover, state affairs, dishonesty, track down, political intrigue, sniper, spy, 9/11, espionage ...
Time: september 11 2001, 21st century, contemporary
Place: venice, paris france, europe, italy, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, military base, secret agents, political intrigue, conspiracy, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: russia, england, europe, london, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Spider in the Web (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Israel, Belgium, UK, Netherlands
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young operative is sent on a mission to follow an older agent who's behavior has come into question.
Style: suspense, atmospheric, bleak
Plot: mossad, espionage, spy, tailing a suspect, black ops, ex law enforcer, crimes, social problems, investigation, politics, nothing goes right, lie ...
Place: syria, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Salamander (1981)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An Italian policeman investigates a series of murders involving people in prominent positions. Left behind at each murder scene is a drawing of a salamander. The policeman begins to suspect these murders are linked to a plot to seize control of the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, enigmatic, captivating ...
Plot: murder, politics, political conspiracy, police investigation, political intrigue, mystery, crimes, political corruption, society, dishonesty, state affairs, police officer ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Paris Under Watch (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An anonymous hacker has hacked all of Paris' cameras and observes the city unbeknownst to its inhabitants. Petty crimes and moments of stolen intimacy, he sees everything. Until the day that an explosion lays wasted to the Gare ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, politics, rivalry, track down, surveillance, voyeurism, mind game, state affairs, murder, police, computers and web, computer hacker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, espionage, car chase, secret agents, spy, working undercover, betrayal, on the run, heist, undercover, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: ireland, russia, london, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Midnight in Saint Petersburg (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, Russia, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Harry Palmer heads a private investigation business based in Moscow. His associates are Nikolai "Nick" Petrov (Jason Connery), ex-CIA agent Craig (Michael Sarrazin), and ex-KGB Colonel Gradsky (Lev Prygunov). They take on the job of ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, private detective, kidnapping, political conspiracy, woman in danger, nuclear threat, kgb, dishonesty, save the day, undercover, crimes, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, double agent, on the run, fish out of water, working undercover, life turned upside down, infiltration, chase, espionage, betrayal, track down, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Autobus (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bruno's girlfriend, who lives in another town, doesn't believe he loves her. Therefore, he decides to prove his love by doing something "crazy" and ends up hijacking a school bus full of children at gunpoint to go see her
Style: serious, realistic, touching, suspenseful
Plot: insanity, rage, disorder, unlikely criminals, unfulfillment, love and romance, crimes, confined, child in peril, hostage, wooing, bus ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Debt (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Hungary, Israel
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Rachel Singer is a former Mossad agent who tried to capture a notorious Nazi war criminal – the Surgeon of Birkenau – in a secret Israeli mission that ended with his death on the streets of East Berlin. Now, 30 years later, a man claiming to be ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: mossad, war criminal, secret agents, spy, haunted by the past, moral dilemma, righting the wronged, war crime, cold war, redemption, suicide, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 90s, year 1966, 70s ...
Place: israel, middle east, germany, europe, ukraine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Clearstream Affair (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Journalist Denis Robert sparked a storm in the world of European finance by denouncing the murky operations of banking firm Clearstream. His quest to reveal the truth behind a secret world of shadowy multinational banking puts him in contact with an ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Plot: corporate crimes, legal investigation, investigation, corporate crime, uncover truth, dishonesty, legal, political intrigue, state affairs, politics, journalism, greed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, secret agents, state affairs, political conspiracy, espionage, undercover, dishonesty, save the day, rivalry, betrayal, political corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: russia, korea, europe, asia, beijing china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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A Dark Reflection (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A journalist digs deep into the world of aviation and discovers some uncomfortable truths. And a conspiracy trail dating back to 1954. But why is no one saying anything?
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, investigation, journalism, moral dilemma, society, dishonesty, conspiracy, media, journalist
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, espionage, terrorism, undercover, female spy, dishonesty, love and romance, secret agents, spy, counter terrorism, terrorist attack, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london, paris france, syria, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 459
Chameleon (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An undercover agent (Anthony LaPaglia) uses his rare personality disorder in pursuing the drug-cartel leader responsible for the deaths of his wife and kids.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vengeance, partners against crime, secret agents, master criminal, criminal heroes, good versus evil, dishonesty, law enforcement, drug dealing, dealing with death, government agency ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.7
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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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: hostage, espionage, politics, intrigue, murder, heroes, dishonesty, assassination, state affairs, undercover, against the rules, secret agents ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: czech republic, italy, europe, eastern europe, central europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, intense, exciting ...
Plot: kgb, iron curtain, espionage, undercover, assassination, cold war, dishonesty, politics, journalism, government agency, rivalry, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, east germany, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 4K
King's Game (2004)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Starting a new job as a political journalist at a leading newspaper, Ulrik Torp witnesses a brutal struggle for power in the Midparty's ranks -- a struggle that coincides with the charismatic party leader's involvement in a near fatal car ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, political ...
Plot: politics, politician, journalist, conspiracy, parliament, campaign, state affairs, dishonesty, political scandal, death, head of state, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 2K
The Idealist (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A whistle blower attempts to reveal the secret behind a nuclear disaster that occurred during the height of the Cold War.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful, tense
Plot: journalist, uncover truth, idealism, state affairs, dishonesty, life is a bitch, contamination, whistleblower, cold war, catastrophe, conspiracy, disaster ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s
Place: greenland, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%