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A Lonely Place for Dying (2009)
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A Lonely Place for Dying (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1972, the conflict in Vietnam continues. The creeping threat of communism grips the nation in fear. In an abandoned prison on the US/Mexican border, KGB mole Nikolai Dzerzhinsky waits for his contact from the Washington Post. He holds explosive evidence against the CIA, information he will trade for asylum in the United States. Special Agent Robert Harper's orders are clear: take the documents from Dzerzhinsky and kill him.
Style: tense, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night, student film
Plot: espionage, kgb, confined, danger, law enforcement, chase, track down, escapades, undercover, vietnam war, politics, cold war, political thriller, prison, special agents, conspiracy, graphic violence, mole, manhunt, chases and races, mind game, rivalry, cia, prison rape, electrocution ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: vietnam, soviet union

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about danger, rivalry, chases and races, undercover, crimes, heroes and deadly mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like A Lonely Place for Dying: Bullet to Beijing (1995), Assassin (1986), Dying of the Light (2014), Hijack (1998), Armstrong (1998). 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 ...
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Assassin (1986)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A retired agent from an Intelligence Agency is contacted by the Agency in order to stop an ultra-secret robot who is killing some government officials. That will be not an easy task, because the robot looks human and it was specifically built to be ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killer robot, mad scientist, androids and robots, espionage, crimes, chaos, mentally unstable, assassination, escapades, life is a bitch, undercover, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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88%
Dying of the Light (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Bahamas, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Evan Lake, a veteran CIA agent, has been ordered to retire. But when his protégé uncovers evidence that Lake's nemesis, the terrorist Banir, has resurfaced, Lake goes rogue, embarking on a perilous, intercontinental mission to eliminate his ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, track down, espionage, retirement, danger, secret agents, undercover, special agents, revenge, cia, vengeance, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., bucharest, kenya, romania
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80%
 4.2
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Hijack (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A prestigious senator and the passengers on board a train are kidnapped by a militia group.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, martial arts, hijacking, chases and races, crimes, deadly, race against time, law enforcement, danger, save the day, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ⇓
76%
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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 ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, north korea
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Assassins' Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A corporate assassination forces opportunistic double agents from three nations to fight to retrieve a high-tech computer disk containing schematics for a deadly weapon.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, crimes, dishonesty, danger, undercover, rivalry, hitman, working undercover, vengeance, deadly, haunted by the past, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Sector 4: Extraction (2014)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Action - When an elite band of private mercenaries known as Black Knight gets caught behind enemy lines in a Middle East combat zone, their only hope for survival lies with the team leader, who has escaped but vows to return. - Salman Bokhari, ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, confined, danger, rivalry, captivity, war, heroes, escapades, tough heroes, profanity, graphic violence, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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
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Time: 90s
Place: england, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
N.Y.C. Underground (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Wealthy, Manhattanite brothers Dylan, Logan and a group of their friends head to Brooklyn for a concert when they meet notorious gangster, Simon and make an ill-advised deal with him. Soon, things go wrong and now the group is desperately running ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Detonator (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly, terrorism, woman in danger, adventure, undercover, on the run, special agents, gang, save the day, survival, witnessing a crime, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
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68%
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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
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Time: contemporary
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Duration: 106 min.
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Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
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Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
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Duration: 120 min.
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The Pandora Project (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Sharpshooter (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An assassin working for the CIA decides to take one final job before quitting only to find out that he is the target of his CIA boss.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, exciting, serious ...
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Diplomatic Siege (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Counterstrike (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Secret Service agent and his brother, a reckless ATF agent, try to stop a group of extreme right-wing U.S. military mercenaries, led by a fanatic Taiwanese vixen, who hijack the Queen Mary 2 ocean liner with the U.S. and Chinese presidents on ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
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60%
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Con Express (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A hotheaded Alaskan customs agent (Sean Patrick Flannery) unwillingly teams up with a coldhearted but beautiful Soviet agent (Ursula Karven) to capture a rogue Russian general (Arnold Vosloo), selling a shipment of deadly nerve gas. Tensions and ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Casablanca Express (1989)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It is 1942 and the conflict between the U.S. and Germany is getting heated, U.S. Intelligence soon discovers that the Natzis are planning to capture Winston Churchill. In order to protect him they send commando Al Cooper to guard Churchill who is ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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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: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, rough ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Blackhats (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: "blackhats" is about a reformed, hot-tempered bounty hunter, whom, finds his new harmonious life as a Fugitive Recovery Agent threatened, when he must track down a group of cyber hackers before they are assassinated by a rival bounty ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Frogmen Operation Stormbringer (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captain Rick Jeffries is the head of a group of elite soldiers who swim into action, doing the dirty jobs no else can or wants to do. They are in pursuit of a world traveling terrorist known only as Casper, and have the difficult job of bringing him ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, frogman
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Absolute Deception (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A widowed reporter recruits the help of a federal agent to investigate her late husband's secrets, but the two become the target of unknown attackers. When FBI Agent John Nelson’s key informant, Miles, is abducted and shot, all that’s left ...
Style: psychological, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, special agents, uncover truth, manhunt, investigation, undercover, journalism, deadly, danger, couple relations, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Orion's Belt (1985)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Live to tell the truth. What can one man do against the most lethal army on earth? Local fishermen/smugglers/tourist guides Tom, Lars and Sverre discover the Soviet Union aren't just mining for coal in the arctic archipelago of Svalbard. This ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boat, arctic, cold war, rifle, chases and races, state affairs, adventure, politics, danger, escapades, anti heroes, adventurer ...
Time: 80s
Place: norway, europe, russia, oslo norway
⇓ 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, exciting, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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First Shot (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No one knows why the army base was blown up until the President gets shot there during the memorial service for those killed, but he wasn't the only target.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
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The Berlin File (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 121 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
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Eye in the Sky (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The head of an elite Hong Kong surveillance unit (Simon Yam) keeps one eye on his rookie apprentice (Kate Tsui) and the other on a notorious criminal (Tony Leung Ka Fai) he suspects of masterminding a recent jewel heist in this tense thriller from ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%