Movies like Agent provocateur

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Agent provocateur (1998)
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Agent provocateur (1998)
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, spy, woman with a gun, nudity (full frontal - brief), agent, technology, intelligence, mission, romance, betrayal, undercover, graphic violence, secret agents, fall in love, rivalry, political conspiracy, sexual content, disability, moral dilemma, coming of age, government agency, dishonesty, state affairs, strong female lead, female nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: north korea, 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, spy, danger, secret agents and chases and races mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Agent provocateur: Bullet to Beijing (1995), Midnight Man (1997), Madras Cafe (2013), To Commit a Murder (1967), The Executioner (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: biological warfare, conspiracy, intrigue, kgb, secret agents, state affairs, political conspiracy, espionage, undercover, dishonesty, save the day, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: russia, beijing china, korea, europe, asia ...
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95%
 4.8
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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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, soldier, terrorism, ira, assassination attempt, british monarchy, rivalry, golden years, crimes, law enforcement, heroes, assassination ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, political
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, politics, conspiracy, spy, undercover, manipulation, secret agents, state affairs, escapades, dishonesty, espionage, assassination attempt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: india, asia, sri lanka
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
To Commit a Murder (1967)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, West Germany, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A writer gets wrapped up in espionage.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: spy, espionage, kidnapping, scientist, rescue, heroes, dishonesty, undercover, state affairs, crimes, fall in love, graphic violence ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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: exciting, talky, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: spy, cold war, espionage, assassin, mole, betrayal, dishonesty, secret agents, state affairs, crimes, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: spy, espionage, cold war, kgb, life is a bitch, special agents, government agency, state affairs, dishonesty, undercover, alcohol abuse, betrayal ...
Time: 90s
Place: ussr, russia, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, realistic ...
Plot: espionage, rivalry, terrorism, special agents, political conspiracy, assassination, adventure, romance, undercover, crimes, spy, true love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, tense, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: conspiracy, spy, cold war, murder, betrayal, espionage, surveillance, cia, family, undercover, paranoia, voyeurism ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, stalking, infidelity, martial arts, espionage, crimes, government agency, undercover, political intrigue, political conspiracy, dishonesty, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Art of War II: Betrayal (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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, martial arts, assassination, heroes, on the run, murder, conspiracy, politics, espionage, secret agents, protagonist as suspect, manhunt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: british columbia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, rough, humorous ...
Plot: foe turned friend, spy, crimes, undercover, hidden identity, private detective, secret agents, investigation, treason, government, intelligence agency, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, north korea, south korea, asia, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.8
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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: suspense, exciting, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: spy, espionage, political conspiracy, false accusation, hitman, betrayal, frame up, assassination, crimes, law enforcement, track down, intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, conspiracy, hostage, crimes, adventure, one man army, good versus evil, race against time, confined, escapades, manhunt, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: serious, rough, tense, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, tough heroes, race against time, law enforcement, working undercover, assassination attempt, crimes, undercover, government agency, political conspiracy, political intrigue, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, suspenseful, serious, intense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, terrorism, secret agents, conspiracy, surveillance, terrorist, spy, murder, race against time, sniper, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013, 2010s, year 2003 ...
Place: russia, london, new york, afghanistan, big ben london ...
⇓ 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, daring rescue, hotshot hero, heroic mission, government agency, undercover, dishonesty, political conspiracy, betrayal, assassination attempt, bodyguard ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: rescue, espionage, romance, fall in love, rivalry, on the run, undercover, life is a bitch, inter-korean relations, crimes, government agency, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, north korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: exciting, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, hostage, undercover agent, undercover, daring rescue, dishonesty, heroes, confined, heroic mission, working undercover, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, afghanistan, africa, eastern europe, somalia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: exciting, mind bending, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, estrangement, political conspiracy, doctors and patients, political intrigue, betrayal, state affairs, government agency, amateur detective, undercover, espionage, intrigue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, central europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: realistic, serious, talky, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: spy, espionage, cold war, politics, british intelligence, political intrigue, communism, secret agents, iron curtain, government agency, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Berlin File (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 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, serious, suspenseful, stylized, political ...
Plot: espionage, double agent, crimes, hidden identity, on the run, manhunt, undercover, betrayal, dishonesty, chase, intrigue, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: berlin germany, north korea, germany, south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: suspenseful, intense, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: cold war, kgb, spy, iron curtain, espionage, assassination, undercover, cia, dishonesty, politics, journalism, government agency ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: east germany, germany, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, espionage, retirement, track down, undercover, special agents, secret agents, spy, revenge, cia, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., bucharest, kenya, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Master Spy: The Robert Hanssen Story (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Drama. TV Movie.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, contemplative
Plot: espionage, cold war, fbi, spy, double agent, fbi agent, secret agents, rise and fall, undercover, government agency, betrayal, politics ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, spy, secret mission, fall in love, intrigue, love and romance, dishonesty, undercover, money laundering, one night stand, financial crisis, russian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: cote d'azur, europe, moscow russia, monaco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 34K
Ek Tha Tiger (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: RAW agent Tiger is on a mission to retrieve information from a scientist in Dublin. The plot centers on an Indian spy (RAW) code-named Tiger who falls in love with a Pakistani spy (ISI) during an investigation and how Tiger's ideology and ...
Style: exciting, serious, sentimental, suspenseful, romantic ...
Plot: secret agents, espionage, tough heroes, spy, on the run, fall in love, dishonesty, undercover, government agency, weapon system, chase, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, chile, india, asia, istanbul turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.9
 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: political, exciting, mind bending, serious, realistic ...
Plot: alzheimer's disease, political conspiracy, home invasion, conspiracy theory, conspiracy, dishonesty, assassination attempt, undercover, espionage, life is a bitch, government agency, fighting the system ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, military, save the day, betrayal, daring rescue, fighter plane, escapades, arms dealing, rivalry, heroic mission, one man army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, working undercover, law enforcement, undercover, police detective, dishonesty, estrangement, gangsters, fighting crime, crimes, spy, undercover police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, daring rescue, adventure, rescue, save the day, special agents, rivalry, confined, race against time, undercover, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%