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The Prize (1963)
 6.8
 4K
The Prize (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: For some reason, this year's Nobel prize in literature has been awarded to the young author Andrew Craig, who seems to be more interested in women and drinking than writing. Another laureate is Dr. Max Stratman, the famous German-American physicist who comes to Stockholm with his young and beautiful niece Emily. The Foreign Department also gives him an assistant during his stay, Miss Andersson. Craig soon notices that Dr. Stratman is acting strangely. The second time they meet, Dr. Stratman does not even recognize him.
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, suspense
Plot: espionage, nobel prize, crimes, twins, investigation, writer's life, kidnapping, journalism, captivity, infidelity, good versus evil, on the run, murder, chases and races, dishonesty, iron curtain, disorder, hidden identity, race against time, undercover, state affairs, switching roles, spy, scientist, writers ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, europe, scandinavia, eastern europe

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Most similar movies to The Prize

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about crimes, murder, dishonesty, crime, deadly, investigation and danger mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Prize: Nobel's Last Will (2012), Harper (1966), Torn Curtain (1966), The Drowning Pool (1975), To Commit a Murder (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Lifetime (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When David Lindholm, Sweden's most famous police officer, found shot in bed identifies herself quickly with his young wife Julia. Julia is threatened with life imprisonment for murder, both her ​​husband and her missing four year old son ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: investigation, murder, crime, crimes, journalism, deadly, dishonesty, race against time, missing child, kidnapping, police, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Nobel's Last Will (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While covering the annual Nobel Banquet for tabloid Kvällspressen, crime reporter Annika Bengtzon witnesses a spectacular murder right in front of her. Two people are shot, one of them the controversial Laureate in Medicine, Aaron Wiesel. Annika is ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, journalist, investigation, uncover truth, danger, crimes, intrigue, journalism, dishonesty, media, witnessing a crime, nobel prize ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: stockholm sweden, sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Swedish tabloid Kvällspressen has set their crime reporter, Annika Bengtzon, to monitor a complex murder case. The victim is a colleague and the only witness is a 15-year-old boy. Bengtzons inquiries may be an unexpected turn when the tracks ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, disturbing
Plot: murder, journalism, danger, dishonesty, deadly, investigation, crimes, crime, husband wife relationship, family relations, strong female presence, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.9
 8K
Harper (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Harper is a cynical private eye in the best tradition of Bogart. He even has Bogie's Baby hiring him to find her missing husband, getting involved along the way with an assortment of unsavory characters and an illegal-alien smuggling ring.
Style: neo noir, cynical, suspenseful, enigmatic, psychological ...
Plot: private detective, murder, missing person, investigation, mystery, crime, crimes, uncover truth, dishonesty, ransom, twists & turns, cons and scams ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.6
 25K
Torn Curtain (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: During the Cold War, an American scientist appears to defect to East Germany as part of a cloak and dagger mission to find the formula for a resin solution, but the plan goes awry when his fiancee, unaware of his motivation, follows him across the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: cold war, espionage, iron curtain, politics, political intrigue, working undercover, state affairs, secret agents, dishonesty, double agent, couple relations, museum ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: east germany, europe, berlin germany, east berlin east germany, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Drowning Pool (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Harper is brought to Louisiana to investigate an attempted blackmail scheme. He soon finds out that it involves an old flame of his and her daughter. He eventually finds himself caught in a power struggle between the matriarch of the family and a ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: private detective, investigation, police corruption, murder, criminal's revenge, mystery, deadly, danger, crime, dishonesty, uncover truth, who done it ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
To Commit a Murder (1967)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: France, West Germany, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A writer gets wrapped up in espionage.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Plot: kidnapping, espionage, spy, danger, state affairs, undercover, chases and races, heroes, crimes, dishonesty, graphic violence, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Wrecking Crew (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When Count Contini attempts to destroy the world's economy by masterminding the theft of $1 billion in U.S. gold, ICE chief MacDonald summons secret agent Matt Helm to stop him.
Style: realistic, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, crimes, race against time, master villain, adventure, danger, master criminal, chases and races, dishonesty, one man army, save the day ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: copenhagen, scandinavia, copenhagen denmark, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 13K
Gorky Park (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Police Inspector Renko tries to solve the case of three bodies found in Moscow's Gorky Park but finds his attempts to solve the crime impeded by his superiors. Working on his own, Renko seeks out more information and stumbles across a ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, murder, cold war, police investigation, political corruption, crime, crimes, mystery, police corruption, uncover truth, who done it, political intrigue ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, ussr, sweden, europe, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.5
 6K
Arabesque (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Story of international intrigue involving a university professor, an Arab prime minister, a ruthless businessman, a beautiful spy, and hieroglyphics.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, talky, twists and turns ...
Plot: espionage, murder, gangsters, spy, political intrigue, professor, danger, intrigue, politics, dishonesty, investigation, justice ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: england, london, europe, oxford university, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Quiller Memorandum (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two British agents are murdered by a mysterious Neonazi organization in West Berlin. The British Secret Service sends agent Quiller to investigate. Soon Quiller is confronted with Neonazi chief "Oktober" and involved in a dangerous game ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, heroes, undercover, crimes, rivalry, political intrigue, working undercover, racism, danger, secret agents, gang ...
Time: 60s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The President's Mistress (1978)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When Ben investigates the mysterious death of his sister, he is unaware that he is opening up a web of political intrigue. Ed Murphy, the White House Chief of Staff, becomes embroiled in a struggle to save the President from a humiliating scandal.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: murder, dishonesty, undercover, special agents, mystery, state affairs, adventure, espionage, infidelity, government agency, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Studio Sex (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A stripper at the club Studio Six is murdered. A political scandal takes off when the Minister of Commerce appears to have been at the club. He resigns - but only to hide an even bigger secret.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, journalism, uncover truth, deadly, life is a bitch, law enforcement, crimes, crime, investigation, media, minister, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Daniella by Night (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Daniella, a fashion model, goes to Rome to replace a model who's been murdered. Once there, she meets two men, Count Castellani, whose clothes she'll model, and Karl Bauer, a reporter in the hotel room next to hers. Castellani gives ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, sexy, microfilm
Plot: murder, crimes, betrayal, state affairs, undercover, deadly, journalism, woman in danger, self discovery, infidelity, jazz, fashion ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.3
 688
The Money Trap (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A cop turns to crime to keep his spoiled sexy young wife happy. When the money starts coming in his partner was in on the action.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: life is a bitch, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, heist, police corruption, alcohol abuse, down on your luck, cons and scams, addiction, disorder, law enforcement ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Deadlier Than the Male (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In this 1967 drama, resourceful British agent Bulldog Drummond, who appeared onscreen in a series of spy stories between 1929 and 1951, returned to duty in the wake of James Bond. Here, Drummond (Richard Johnson) is on the trail of Carl Petersen ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chess, espionage, rivalry, mystery, crime, chases and races, undercover, heroes, contests and competitions, master criminal, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Prime Time (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is Midsummer's Eve and ten people are on a deserted castle for a TV recording. The next morning the program leader is shot dead. Kvällspressens Annika Bengtzon a mandate to monitor the murder, but she soon learns that her best friend Anne ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: investigation, journalism, murder, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, multiple suspects, crime, false accusation, who done it, estate, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Pelican Brief (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Two Supreme Court Justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everybody else wants her dead.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: political conspiracy, state affairs, crime, murder, political corruption, politics, crimes, fighting the system, supreme court, woman in danger, professor, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new orleans, new york, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.1
 605
Carambole (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This film is based upon the book with the same name, by Håkan Nesser, one of Swedens most appreciated "crime-authors".
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: hit and run, murder, mystery, life turned upside down, private detective, crimes, investigation, deadly, law enforcement, uncover truth, blackmail, doctor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 11K
The Flock (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This film is about a hyper-vigilant employee of the department of public safety who, while training his young female replacement, has to track down a missing girl who he is convinced is connected to a paroled sex offender he is investigating.
Style: serious, rough, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: investigation, kidnapping, sex maniac, murder, obsession, law enforcement, track down, missing person, danger, race against time, special agents, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Good Morning, Killer (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Follows FBI Special Agent Ana Gray as she hunts for a kidnapper. As Ana develops a rapport with the kidnapper's latest victim, the suspect suddenly changes his pattern. Now Ana must race to find him before he strikes again.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense, serious ...
Plot: female fbi agent, crimes, track down, undercover, special agents, race against time, law enforcement, serial killer, chase, female protagonist, love interest, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Return from the Ashes (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Jewish woman, Dr. Michele Wolf, interred in a Nazi concentration camp during WWII returns to her Paris home after the war's end. She's unaware that her husband, the handsome gigolo and chess master Stanislaw Pilgrin, has been having an ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: chess, murder, gigolo, cons and scams, innocence lost, infidelity, concentration camp, prison, kidnapping, survival, frame up, love affair ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Girl Hunters (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mickey Spillane plays his own creation, street-thug-turned-PI Mike Hammer, in this 1963 adaptation of his novel. The film opens with Hammer on the downside of a years-long bender, scooped out of the gutter by a bitter cop intent on prying ...
Style: neo noir, bleak, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: missing person, woman in danger, columnist, espionage, conspiracy, alcohol abuse, intrigue, crimes, private detective, mystery, investigation, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Prescription: Murder (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A psychiatrist uses a patient he is having an affair with to help him kill his wife, but his perfect alibi may come apart at the hands of a seemingly befuddled LAPD lieutenant.
Style: suspenseful, clever, talky, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, police investigation, alibi, investigation, psychiatrist, swimming pool, police detective, mistress, couples, uncover truth, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, acapulco mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Place in the Sun (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Swedish family found murdered in her home on the Costa del Sol in southern Spain - all except the 16-year-old daughter, who has disappeared. At first the police believe that there is a burglary gone wrong, but the more crime examined, the more ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: murder, crimes, deadly, woman in danger, danger, journalism, media, journalist, ice hockey, strong female presence, hockey, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, morocco, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 1K
Enigma (1982)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 122 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, politics, danger, dishonesty, journalism, rivalry, government agency ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, east germany, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 33K
True Crime (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Boozer, skirt chaser, careless father. You could create your own list of reporter Steve Everett's faults but there's no time. A San Quentin Death Row prisoner is slated to die at midnight – a man Everett has suddenly realized is innocent.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychological, tense ...
Plot: death row, death sentence, race against time, investigation, false accusation, journalism, death penalty, crime, crimes, uncover truth, lethal injection, journal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, oakland california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 759
Gentlemen (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Beaten up, bruised, and scared, a young writer hides in a Stockholm apartment, writing the story of its disappeared inhabitants: the flamboyant and charismatic Morgan brothers.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, realistic
Plot: espionage, political conspiracy, state affairs, undercover, dishonesty, apartment, multiple time frames, love and romance, friendship, danger, conspiracy, writer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Cat Burglar (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Unwitting pickup artist Jack Coley (Jack Hogan) nabs a briefcase holding a costly scientific formula, turning himself into a moving target for owner Alan Sheridan (John Baer), foreign agents and the fuzz -- all bent on a blistering game of finders, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cat burglar, burglar, crime gone awry, heroes, espionage, chases and races, concentration camp, heist, deadly, undercover, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 11K
Twilight (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A retired ex-cop and private detective gets mixed up in murder when he is asked to deliver blackmail money and walks into a 20 year old case involving the mysterious disappearance of an actress' former husband.
Style: clever, serious, realistic, neo noir, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, murder, missing person, terminal illness, femme fatale, mystery, who done it, uncover truth, crimes, crime, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%