Movies like Agent provocateur

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Agent provocateur (1997)
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Agent provocateur (1997)
Original name: Provocateur
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1994 South Korea, a female North Korean spy integrates herself as a housekeeper for U.S. military officer to steal classified documents, but soon worries about her cover when she falls for the teenage son of the officer.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: espionage, nudity (full frontal - brief), spy, romance, disability, betrayal, secret agents, graphic violence, fall in love, political conspiracy, moral dilemma, dishonesty, coming of age, rivalry, undercover, government agency, state affairs, sexual content, agent, technology, secret, intelligence, mission, strong female character, female nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, korea, south korea

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Most similar movies to Agent provocateur

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about undercover, espionage, dishonesty, danger, government agency, secret agents and state affairs mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Agent provocateur: Bullet to Beijing (1995), Midnight Man (1997), Madras Cafe (2013), The Executioner (1970), Aldrich Ames: Traitor Within (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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.2
 179
Midnight Man (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: British soldiers force a recently captured IRA terrorist to cooperate with them and then assign him to go undercover with a gang of terrorists and prevent them from killing the U.S. President. But the spy isn't in long before he realizes that ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, undercover, terrorism, ira, danger, chases and races, deadly, golden years, espionage, assassination, sexual content, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.7
 23K
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, terrorism, conspiracy, politics, manipulation, secret agents, spy, state affairs, dishonesty, manipulations, escapades, espionage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 90s
Place: india, asia, sri lanka
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Executioner (1970)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A British intelligence agent must track down a fellow spy suspected of being a double agent.
Style: rough, suspenseful, talky, exciting, serious ...
Plot: espionage, spy, heroes, danger, undercover, rivalry, crimes, state affairs, government agency, adventure, graphic violence, courtroom drama ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Aldrich Ames: Traitor Within (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fact-based story about a 90's espionage case that was chronicled as the worst case of espionage in US history
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: espionage, alcohol abuse, state affairs, undercover, government agency, dishonesty, life is a bitch, special agents, traitor, fbi, agent, spy ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Iris: The Movie (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Hyunjun and Sawoo, close friends and rivals from the South Korean special forces, are recruited by the secret agency NSS. They both fall for Seunghee, the beautiful but lethal profiling specialist at NSS. When they are faced against each other in a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, tense, rough ...
Plot: rivalry, terrorism, espionage, special agents, political conspiracy, danger, assassination, romance, undercover, adventure, political corruption, true love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Osterman Weekend (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The host of an investigative news show is convinced by the CIA that the friends he has invited to a weekend in the country are engaged in a conspiracy that threatens national security in this adaptation of the Robert Ludlum novel.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Plot: betrayal, espionage, conspiracy, undercover, murder, family, threat, rescue, voyeurism, manhunt, agent, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.7
 589
Freefall (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 96 min.
Story: New York publisher Dex Dellum sends his fiancée and star photographer Katy Mazur to Swaziland to shoot the taita falcon. There she meets 'highman' (altitude stuntman) Grant Orion, who practices skydiving. After an initial clash, they ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, infidelity, martial arts, political intrigue, political conspiracy, government agency, undercover, crimes, espionage, working undercover, love triangle, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Secret Reunion (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Six years ago a mysterious shooting takes place in Seoul. The after effects of the shooting results in Han-kyu Lee (Song Kang-Ho) losing his job at the NIS (National Intelligence Service). Six years later, Ji-won Song (Kang Dong-Won), an ex North ...
Style: rough, realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: foe turned friend, hidden identity, secret agents, undercover, private detective, spy, treason, danger, investigation, government agency, disorder, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, seoul, south korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, espionage, spy, undercover, chases and races, heroes, graphic violence, fall in love, state affairs, danger, rescue, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Looking Glass War (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: From the John le Carre novel about a British spy who sends a Polish defector to East Germany to verify missile sites.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, clever, contemplative, talky ...
Plot: espionage, secret agents, spy, cons and scams, working undercover, political conspiracy, iron curtain, weapon system, government agency, heroes, undercover, on the run ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: east germany, germany, england, london, german democratic republic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.9
 5K
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 ...
Plot: political conspiracy, espionage, false accusation, hitman, assassination, intrigue, law enforcement, track down, betrayal, frame up, crimes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.6
 171
The Zone (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Former Gulf War hero Rowdy Welles is framed for murder by unscrupulous CIA boss Dick Althorp. As his price of freedom, Welles is ordered to undertake a deadly mission to destroy a nuclear processing plant in a foreign nation, owned by dangerous ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, undercover, espionage, special agents, adventure, manhunt, crimes, heroes, law enforcement, deadly, one man army, secret agents ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, gang, race against time, politics, dishonesty, political conspiracy, ira, soldier, crimes, government agency, state affairs, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, england, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.6
 735
Poongsan (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Poongsan has the unenviable - and death-defying - job of delivering messages across the North and South Korean border to separated families. When South Korean government agents ask him to smuggle in In-ok, the lover of a high-ranking North Korean ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: espionage, rescue, fall in love, romance, on the run, danger, undercover, rivalry, life is a bitch, daring rescue, woman in danger, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Witness to a Kill (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Queen's Messenger is called to convey vital dispatches to a highly secretive conference called to combat the activities of modern poachers who threaten the economies of many African states.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, murder, heroic mission, daring rescue, hotshot hero, political conspiracy, deadly, undercover, government agency, danger, dishonesty, bodyguard ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Hamilton: In the Interest of the Nation (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Carl Hamilton manages to infiltrate an international gang that has stolen advanced Swedish GPS-guided missiles. But the league is subjected to a sudden deadly attack by a well drilled group of mercenaries of unknown clients. Hamilton escapes the ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, hostage, daring rescue, undercover, hostages, dishonesty, confined, heroes, working undercover, heroic mission, graphic violence, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, afghanistan, africa, stockholm sweden, ethiopia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, secret agents, terrorism, conspiracy, sniper, undercover agent, surveillance, political conspiracy, undercover, murder, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, september 11 2001, 2010s ...
Place: russia, london, manhattan new york city, big ben london, pennsylvania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 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 ⇓
45%
 4.5
 361
Hidden Agenda (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young medical student travels to Berlin to investigate the apparent death of his brother and discovers a secret life of espionage, betrayal and murder at the highest levels.
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, dishonesty, crimes, undercover, chases and races, intrigue, betrayal, mystery, secret agents, crime, profanity, conspiracy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany, eastern europe, berlin germany, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Sum of All Fears (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When the president of Russia suddenly dies, a man whose politics are virtually unknown succeeds him. The change in political leaders sparks paranoia among American CIA officials, so CIA director Bill Cabot recruits a young analyst to supply insight ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, cold war, espionage, cia, nuclear explosion, atomic bomb, terrorist, terrorist plot, secret agents, covert operation, state affairs, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 1990s, 70s ...
Place: washington d.c., baltimore, usa, russia, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Master Spy: The Robert Hanssen Story (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Drama. TV Movie.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: espionage, rise and fall, undercover, secret agents, government agency, dishonesty, betrayal, politics, cold war, fbi, spy, double agent ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Mirror Wars: Reflection One (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Mirror Wars: Reflection One is a post-cold-war thriller from the Russian point of view. Bad-guy British arms dealer Murdock (Malcolm McDowell) and numerous mercenaries and clandestine agents tries to steal a new Russian stealth fighter. Murdock is ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, espionage, daring rescue, military, save the day, betrayal, escapades, heroic mission, rivalry, arms dealing, danger, secret agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, scotland yard, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Stool Pigeon (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Living in the guilt of sacrificing his informant in a previous operation, Criminal Intelligence Inspector Don Lee is wary when his superior orders him to send another informant to spy on the criminal operations of Barbarian, a vicious gangster ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, undercover, law enforcement, danger, working undercover, police detective, estrangement, dishonesty, gangsters, fighting crime, graphic violence, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
 2K
Safe House (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A psychological thriller; Mace Sowell, an ex-intelligence operative and whose past government activities catches up with him, faces his own mortality, in the shape of the onset of Alzheimer's disease. Holding the electronic key to secret ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: conspiracy, alzheimer's disease, conspiracy theory, undercover, race against time, special agents, danger, government agency, deadly, mystery, assassination attempt, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.3
 4K
Art of War 2 (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Agent Neil Shaw is called out of retirement and finds himself in the midst of a plot to assassinate several leading Senators with himself set-up to take the rap for a recent killing
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, betrayal, heroes, assassination, murder, martial arts, crimes, government agency, protagonist as suspect, secret agents, chases and races, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.4
 549
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, rescue, daring rescue, adventure, undercover, race against time, danger, save the day, rivalry, confined, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.8
 475
Raven (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Martin Grant has been hiding for years to escape his past as a ruthless mercenary in the elite force Raven Team. He's recently been engaged and are trying to forget the nightmares of murder and betrayal. Martin was convinced, that he could ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, government agency, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, obsessive quest, heroes, adventure, dishonesty, vigilantism, working undercover, deadly, lone wolves ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 365
Legacy (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the 1970s London during the height of the Cold War when a young spy discovers the disturbing truth about his father's complex past. Based on Alan Judd's 2001 novel Legacy, the second in the Thoroughgood series after 1981's A ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: espionage, kgb, spy, undercover, love and romance, secret agents, government agency, betrayal, political unrest, forbidden love, dishonesty, cold war ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974
Place: england, london, soviet union, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.5
 1K
Cover-Up (1991)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mike Anderson, a tough American reporter on a dangerous foreign assignment, finds his own life in jeopardy when he uncovers a deadly labyrinth of political intrigue that threatens the lives of thousands. Dispatched to investigate a mysterious and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, espionage, military, secret agents, heroes, spy, conspiracy, ambassador, cia, terrorist plot, reporter, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%