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The Prize (1963)
 6.8
 5K
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: slasher, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, suspense, retro
Plot: spy, espionage, cold war, nobel prize, kidnapping, investigation, twins, murder, crimes, undercover, captivity, journalism, infidelity, on the run, iron curtain, hidden identity, good versus evil, writer's life, disorder, switching roles, race against time, dishonesty, state affairs, abduction, nudist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: stockholm sweden, 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 tense films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, dishonesty, danger, investigation and mystery mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Prize: Nobel's Last Will (2012), Harper (1966), Torn Curtain (1966), Daniella by Night (1961), The Wrecking Crew (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: journalist, murder, investigation, intrigue, crimes, uncover truth, media, dishonesty, journalism, nobel prize, witnessing a crime, dedication event ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: stockholm sweden, sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.8
 9K
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, psychological, enigmatic, twists and turns ...
Plot: private detective, murder, mystery, crimes, missing person, investigation, uncover truth, dishonesty, kidnapping, private investigator, ransom, cons and scams ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: california, las vegas, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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, dishonesty, crimes, investigation, family relations, husband wife relationship, mysticism, media, state affairs, woman in danger, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.6
 27K
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, stylized, suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense ...
Plot: cold war, espionage, spy, politics, secrets, iron curtain, culture clash, murder mystery, manipulation, police investigation, political intrigue, working undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: east germany, berlin germany, europe, germany, east berlin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, murder, crimes, journalism, race against time, dishonesty, murder investigation, crime investigation, murder mystery, homicide detective, missing child, private investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: sexy, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, microfilm
Plot: spy, espionage, decadence, fashion model, female nudity, murder, couples, fashion, self discovery, jazz, woman in danger, infidelity ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, france, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, heist, spy spoof, spy, secret agents, crimes, race against time, adventure, master villain, terrorism, undercover, save the day ...
Time: 60s
Place: scandinavia, copenhagen, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, private investigator, russian roulette, investigation, police corruption, murder, dishonesty, mystery, rivalry, criminal's revenge, crimes, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 6.5
 7K
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, talky, witty, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: spy, espionage, murder, gangsters, justice, political intrigue, professor, politics, intrigue, dishonesty, investigation, assassination ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, middle east, europe, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.2
 826
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, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: burglary, gangsters, dirty cop, disorder, tough law enforcer, fighting the system, crimes, crime gone awry, law enforcement, dishonesty, life is a bitch, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Deadlier Than the Male (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 98 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: psychedelic, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: james bond spoof, spy, espionage, uncle nephew relationship, woman with a gun, murder, chess, ladykiller, who done it, courtroom drama, frame up, environmentalism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: london, england, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.7
 15K
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: political, neo noir, tense, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, spy, kgb, conspiracy, police investigation, murder, espionage, murder investigation, politics, mystery, crimes, police corruption ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, moscow russia, sweden, stockholm sweden, ussr ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, suspense, tense, exciting, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: political conspiracy, investigation, state affairs, politics, conspiracy, fbi, murder, political corruption, lawyer, secret service, corruption, courtroom ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century
Place: new orleans, washington d.c., new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: track down, crimes, special agents, undercover, race against time, female fbi agent, law enforcement, serial killer, female protagonist, chase, love interest, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ 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: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, espionage, undercover, special agents, crimes, heroes, state affairs, dishonesty, adventure, government agency, politics, mystery ...
Time: 70s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.2
 13K
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, neo noir, suspense, talky, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, crimes, murder, mystery, terminal illness, female nudity, nude swimming, missing person, betrayal, corruption, police investigation, murder mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 12K
The Flock (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 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, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, missing person, kidnapping, sex maniac, murder, race against time, obsession, law enforcement, special agents, track down, crimes, diner ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, erotic
Plot: murder, journalism, crimes, life is a bitch, law enforcement, media, female nudity, minister, politics, uncover truth, society, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: neo noir, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, british intelligence, cold war, neo nazi, racism, working undercover, political intrigue, gang, heroes, rivalry, secret agents ...
Time: 60s
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: noir, tense, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: private detective, private investigator, missing person, woman in danger, alcohol abuse, conspiracy, espionage, life is a bitch, investigation, undercover, crimes, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: slasher, talky, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, murder, psychiatrist, investigation, alibi, whodunit, infidelity, police investigation, couples, uncover truth, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: future, 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, los angeles, acapulco mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
 36K
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, psychological, suspense, serious, tense ...
Plot: death sentence, death row, crimes, investigation, race against time, lawyer, false accusation, prison, journalism, uncover truth, journal, reporter ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, oakland california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 6K
Shuttle (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When two friends return from a girls weekend vacation in Mexico, they find themselves stranded at the airport. Trying to get home safely, they board an airport shuttle for the short trip. But once their feet cross the threshold of the shuttle, a ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sex trafficking, kidnapping, human trafficking, kidnapped, misogynist, sex slave, woman in danger, kidnapped woman, race against time, nothing goes right, crimes, held captive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Return of Mr. Moto (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Mr. Moto goes undercover to find out who has been blowing up oil wells and trying to gain total control of all the oil leases from a petroleum-rich Middle Eastern country.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic ...
Plot: hitman, nightclub, undercover, disorder, interpol, kidnapping, working undercover, who done it, crimes, espionage, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 60s
Place: middle east, england, europe, london, persia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Kremlin Letter (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A network of older spies from the West recruits a young intelligence officer with a photographic memory to accompany them on a mission inside Russia. They must recover a letter written by the CIA that promises American assistance to Russia if China ...
Style: neo noir, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, cold war, manhunt, murder, traitor, letter, photographic memory, undercover, betrayal, government agency, secret agents ...
Time: 60s
Place: russia, moscow russia, china, asia, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 2K
The Betrayed (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Kidnappers force a young mother (Melissa George) to recover money stolen by her shady husband (Christian Campbell).
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, captivity, criminal, revelation, missing child, trust, family problems, crime gone awry, survival, mystery, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Taken: The Search for Sophie Parker (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After her daughter is abducted in Russia, an NYPD detective goes out of her way to find and save her.
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: misfit partners, partners, disorder, sexual relations, kidnapping, reluctant partners, culture clash, missing child, woman in danger, fighting crime, rescue, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 634
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: murder, hit and run, life turned upside down, mystery, uncover truth, law enforcement, investigation, crimes, private detective, blackmail, doctor, nypd ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: noir, realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: chess, murder, female nudity, murder of a nude woman, murder by drowning, drowning, dead woman, man kills a woman, death by drowning, child in peril, wedding, innocence lost ...
Time: 60s
Place: poland, europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 54K
Frantic (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ford plays an American doctor whose wife suddenly vanishes in Paris. To find her, he navigates a puzzling web of language, locale, laissez-faire cops, triplicate-form filling bureaucrats and a defiant, mysterious waif who knows more than she tells.
Style: suspense, neo noir, sexy, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: espionage, missing wife, kidnapping, spy, mystery, hotel room, crimes, illuminati, gunfight, hotel, greed, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%