Movies like The Quiller Memorandum

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The Quiller Memorandum (1966)
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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 where each side tries to find out the enemy's headquarters at any price.
Style: neo noir, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, british intelligence, cold war, neo nazi, heroes, gang, crimes, racism, undercover, secret agents, rivalry, political intrigue, working undercover, murder, car chase, redhead, evil man, truth serum, danger, phone booth
Time: 60s
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe

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Most similar movies to The Quiller Memorandum

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and exciting films with plots about undercover, espionage, dishonesty, spy, secret agents, danger and chases and races mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Quiller Memorandum: Maroc 7 (1967), Smiley's People (1982), The Deadly Affair (1967), The Ipcress File (1965), The Executioner (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Maroc 7 (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The lady of a top fashion magazine doubles as a jewel thief and becomes involved in Moroccan intrigue.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, intrigue, rivalry, criminal's revenge, split personality, crimes, law enforcement, secret agents, witnessing a crime, partners, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: morocco, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Smiley's People (1982)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Called out of retirement to settle the affairs of a friend, Smiley finds his old organization, the Circus, so overwhelmed by political considerations that it doesn't want to know what happened. He begins to follow up the clues of his friends ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, melancholic, road movie ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: espionage, spy, cold war, investigation, conspiracy, secret agents, working undercover, british intelligence, defector, secrets, obsession, relationships ...
Time: 80s
Place: berlin germany, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Deadly Affair (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Charles Dobbs is a British secret agent investigating the apparent suicide of Foreign Office official Samuel Fennan. Dobbs suspects that Fennan's wife, Elsa, a survivor of a Nazi Germany extermination camp, might have some clues, but other ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, enigmatic ...
Plot: espionage, cold war, private detective, spy, uncover truth, working undercover, love affair, political corruption, infidelity, office, crimes, whistleblower ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Ipcress File (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This espionage thriller represents a landmark in spy movies introducing the sly, dry intelligence agent Harry Palmer. The story, centers on Palmer's investigation into British Intelligence security. He's soon enmeshed in a world of ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, exciting, tense ...
Plot: espionage, cold war, spy, conspiracy, brainwashing, double agent, investigation, politics, british, political intrigue, undercover, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: london, albania, england, berlin germany, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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 ⇓
71%
 6.1
 579
The Upper Hand (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In Paris, a gold smuggler is at war with other local gangsters who want piece of the action. Then the mob shows up and makes things worse. And an undercover US Treasury Department agent is trying to infiltrate the smuggle business.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, unemployment, disorder, law enforcement, heroes, rivalry, government agency, special agents, dishonesty, gang, hidden identity, undercover ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: cuba, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 1K
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 ⇓
68%
 5.9
 1K
Brass Target (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: USA, West Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: General George S. Patton died in a car accident in 1945. However, now speculates that his death was actually a murder carefully prepared by his staff to cover a large theft of gold.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: world war two, gold, conspiracy, hitman, heist, dishonesty, soldier, war, military, undercover, assassination, investigation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Billion Dollar Brain (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A former British spy stumbles into in a plot to overthrow Communism with the help of a supercomputer. But who is working for whom?
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic, political thriller ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cold war, espionage, russian spy, computer, anti communism, martial arts, railway, kgb, murder, secret agents, betrayal ...
Time: 60s
Place: helsinki finland, england, finland, texas, latvia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet mole within his former colleagues at the heart of MI6.
Style: suspense, thought provoking, tense, bleak, confusing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cold war, spy, investigation, double agent, british intelligence, mole, secret service, betrayal, government agency, secret agents, surveillance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, london, england, hungary, istanbul turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.7
 762
The Defector (1966)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Professor Bower, an American physicist, is effectively blackmailed by a shady CIA agent named Adams to help the CIA obtain secret microfilm from a defecting Russian scientist. The reluctant Bower travels to East Germany undercover as an antiques ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, renegade, conspiracy, secret agents, government agency, race against time, state affairs, undercover, military, escapades, dishonesty, kgb ...
Time: 60s
Place: germany, europe, west germany, west berlin west germany, east berlin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
A Dandy in Aspic (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Double-agent Alexander Eberlin is assigned by the British to hunt out a Russian spy, known to them as Krasnevin. Only Eberlin knows that Krasnevin is none other than himself! Accompanying him on his mission is a ruthless partner, who gradually ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: spy, espionage, photographer, double agent, british intelligence, berlin wall, cold war, homesickness, graphic violence, dishonesty, secret identity, undercover ...
Time: future, 60s, 20th century
Place: west berlin west germany, berlin germany, east berlin, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.1
 441
The Inside Man (1984)
Genre: Mystery, Action, Thriller
Country: Sweden, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1981, after the successful test of a submarine tracker device developed by the Swedish scientist Paul Mandell and sponsored by the US government through his representative Miller, his industry is totally burned and the laser device is stolen. ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, submarine, secret agents, espionage, missing person, working undercover, political conspiracy, heist, betrayal, dishonesty, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: sweden, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 ⇓
62%
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 ⇓
60%
The Silent War (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An espionage thriller set in the 1950s and adapted from the novel "Year Suan/Plot Against" by May Jia. Tony Leung Chiu Wai plays a blind man who works for a piano tuner. He is recruited for a spy mission because of his exceptional hearing.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, intelligence agency, war, political unrest, undercover, blind man, espionage, code breaking, disability, dishonesty, state affairs, secret agents ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 290 min.
TV show
Story: In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6's echelons.
Style: talky, twists and turns, clever, serious, ironic ...
Plot: cold war, spy, espionage, secret service, double agent, secret agents, betrayal, investigation, russian, kgb, mole, identity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london, england, britain, europe, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Double Man (1967)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a complex piece of espionage the Russian secret service attempts to kidnap a high ranking officer in the CIA and replace him with a double of its own.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, retro
Plot: spy, espionage, cia, mountain, mistaken identity, skiing, political intrigue, fellow agent, tough heroes, undercover, dishonesty, intrigue ...
Time: 60s
Place: austria, europe, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, cat burglar, burglar, concentration camp, heist, crime gone awry, undercover, heroes, crimes, dishonesty, on the run ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Innocent (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A young engineer is sent to post-WWII Berlin to help the Americans in spying on the Russians. In a time and place where discretion is still a man’s best friend, he falls in love with a mysterious woman who will take him on the dark side of evil.
Style: sexual, sexy, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: spy, cold war, espionage, state affairs, undercover, secret agents, heroes, mysterious character, dishonesty, government agency, love affair, fall in love ...
Time: 50s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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 ⇓
58%
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
Place: east germany, berlin germany, germany, england, german democratic republic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.7
 412
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, tense, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: secret agents, cold war, espionage, spy, kgb, betrayal, government agency, love and romance, undercover, forbidden love, political unrest, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974
Place: england, london, ussr, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The MacKintosh Man (1973)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A member of British Intelligence assumes a fictitious criminal identity and allows himself to be caught, imprisoned, and freed in order to infiltrate a spy organization and expose a traitor.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, car chase, prison, espionage, secret agents, betrayal, on the run, working undercover, undercover, rivalry, crimes, heist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: ireland, russia, london, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.7
 842
The Amateur (1981)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A researcher for the CIA who convinces his superiors to send him to the eastern bloc in order to avenge the murder of his wife by enemy agents discovers a web of deception underneath his wife's death.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: espionage, spy, revenge, law enforcement, politics, intrigue, hostage, murder, graphic violence, heroes, dishonesty, assassination ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: czech republic, italy, europe, eastern europe, central europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.9
 514
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, espionage, undercover, on the run, law enforcement, rivalry, secret agents, working undercover, vengeance, haunted by the past, tough heroes, empire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hungary, europe, ukraine, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Cape Town Affair (1967)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A color remake of the Sam Fuller film, Pickup on South Street.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, neo noir
Plot: secret agents, spy, bus, espionage, on the run, crimes, criminal heroes, undercover, rivalry, adventure, escapades, intrigue ...
Time: 60s
Place: africa, cape town south africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Assassins' Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 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, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, crimes, hitman, working undercover, undercover, rivalry, dishonesty, vengeance, woman with a gun, haunted by the past, uninhibited rivalry, nurse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Naked Runner (1967)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sam Laker is an American industrialist, working in Britain, who has just been awarded an international award for industrial design. He is planning to travel to East Germany to attend a trade show and show off his invention, taking his 10 year old ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, microfilm
Plot: spy, assassination, espionage, intelligence, holiday, invention, on the run, secret agents, undercover, child in peril, old love, escape ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, germany, copenhagen, london, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Listening (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Estranged by the degree of corporate influence within the largest U.S. listening station in the world, an aging NSA officer defects and mounts a clandestine counter-listening station high in the Italian alps.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, espionage, secret agents, rivalry, on the run, political conspiracy, working undercover, life turned upside down, rebellion, government agency, undercover, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%