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Who's Got the Black Box? (1967)
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Who's Got the Black Box? (1967)
Original name: La Route de Corinthe
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Greece
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The widow of a murdered undercover NATO officer in Greece is the prime suspect in his killing. She finds herself embroiled in a bigger conspiracy about the sabotage of U.S. radar installations while trying to prove her innocence.
Style: exciting, rough, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, eurospy
Plot: murder, heroes, obsession, crimes, undercover, mystery, conspiracy, life is a bitch, secret agents, frame up, legal, political intrigue, working undercover, law enforcement, legal investigation, false accusation, femme fatale, clergy, mistaken identity, disorder, assassination, political corruption, whistleblower, government agency, snitch ...
Time: 60s
Place: greece

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Most similar movies to Who's Got the Black Box?

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about dishonesty, deadly, crimes, murder, state affairs, espionage and chases and races mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Who's Got the Black Box?: The Jigsaw Man (1983), Crossplot (1969), Nexus (2010), The Salamander (1981), Executive Power (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Jigsaw Man (1983)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Philip Kimberly, the former head of the British Secret Service who defected to Russia, is given plastic surgery and sent back to Britain by the KGB to retrieve some vital documents. With the documents in hand, he instead plays off MI6 and the KGB ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, kgb, cold war, conspiracy, uncover truth, assassination attempt, dishonesty, heroes, politics, state affairs, secret agents, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, england, europe, scotland yard, ussr ...
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95%
 5.4
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Crossplot (1969)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A successful London ad-exec hires a beautiful Hungarian girl to pose for some modeling shots, little realising that she has overheard an assassination plot and is now being hunted by some dangerous killers.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: murder, assassination, rivalry, espionage, undercover, dishonesty, crimes, life turned upside down, disorder, frame up, car chase, conspiracy ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe, london
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93%
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Nexus (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Holly is a struggling singer whose life is torn apart when she loses custody of her daughter, Chloe. When she travels to her soon to be ex-husbands estate in the country, for a weekend visit with Chloe, she is shocked to discover that he is missing. ...
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: conspiracy, false accusation, on the run, frame up, uncover truth, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, betrayal, life turned upside down, murder, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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84%
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 941
The Salamander (1981)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An Italian policeman investigates a series of murders involving people in prominent positions. Left behind at each murder scene is a drawing of a salamander. The policeman begins to suspect these murders are linked to a plot to seize control of the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, enigmatic, captivating ...
Plot: murder, politics, political conspiracy, police investigation, political intrigue, mystery, crimes, political corruption, society, dishonesty, state affairs, police officer ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Executive Power (1997)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While protecting the U.S. President, Secret Service agent Nick Sager helps him to dispose of the body of a young girl, who accidentally died during an adulterous encounter. Some time later, a few weeks before the elections, the disillusioned ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, political thriller
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, political corruption, political conspiracy, torture, legal investigation, undercover, uncover truth, betrayal, investigation, state affairs, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Candidate (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jonas Bechmann, a defense attorney, is a man of the system. Until the day he himself is accused of murder. Taking matters into his own hands, he throws himself into the hunt for a group of blackmailers who threaten to expose him as the killer. But ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: murder, track down, investigation, frame up, cons and scams, law firm, dishonesty, uncover truth, crimes, false accusation, life is a bitch, inadvertently ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
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74%
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Chameleon (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An undercover agent (Anthony LaPaglia) uses his rare personality disorder in pursuing the drug-cartel leader responsible for the deaths of his wife and kids.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vengeance, partners against crime, secret agents, master criminal, criminal heroes, good versus evil, dishonesty, law enforcement, drug dealing, dealing with death, government agency ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Marked for Murder (1990)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A snooty female production assistant and an eager gopher at a TV station are assigned by their boss to locate a mysterious cassette. They quickly find themselves framed for murder and pursued by government agents.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, frame up, agent, dishonesty, mystery, law enforcement, crimes, government conspiracy, drugs, heroin, government, chase ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Serpent (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A ruthless gang led by private detective Joseph Plender is extorting rich people and famous fashion photographer Vincent Mandel seems the next victim. He is married to Hélène, daughter of one of the richest people in Europe, but not quite happily. ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, vengeance, obsession, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, psychopath, blackmail, photographer, deaf, lawyer, divorce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Murder in the Central Committee (1982)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The plot follows a private detective, an ex communist and former CIA agent, who travels from Barcelona to Madrid to discover the identity of the assassin of the leader of the Spanish Communist party who was stabbed during a blackout while presiding ...
Style: suspense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, biting
Plot: murder, investigation, private detective, mystery, crimes, dishonesty, strong sexual content, politics, undercover, who done it, secret agents, government agency ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Ipcress File (1965)
Genre: 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: suspenseful, suspense, tense, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Plot: espionage, cold war, spy, political intrigue, double agent, undercover, investigation, rivalry, race against time, dishonesty, politics, conspiracy ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, albania, london, europe, scotland yard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Impunity (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Investigating the gruesome murder of a cabinet minister's daughter, a special investigator and a local police detective find themselves knee-deep in political corruption and conspiracy, in this sizzling noir thriller set in post-apartheid South ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: police investigation, uncover truth, murder, political conspiracy, crimes, dishonesty, political corruption, graphic violence, state affairs, partners, law enforcement, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
American Roulette (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Carlos Quintas, the democratically-elected president of an unnamed South American country, has been deposed by a military coup. He is in London, the head of a government in exile, rallying international support. He is also a poet of talent and ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: head of state, politics, espionage, assassination attempt, rebellion, dishonesty, state affairs, crimes, heroes, terrorism, on the run, graphic violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, gang, politics, rivalry, soldier, conspiracy, graphic violence, tough heroes, race against time, law enforcement, working undercover, assassination attempt ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Show of Force (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this thriller, television reporter Kate Ryan de Meléndez investigates the death of two radical Puerto Rican activists, whom she begins to believe may have been framed and murdered by undercover American agents.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: murder, investigation, police corruption, undercover, mystery, working undercover, price of justice, political conspiracy, journalism, uncover truth, legal, amateur detective ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Secret (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A detective suspects that his wife murdered a gangster's brother. As he tries to misdirect the police and the bloodthirsty gangster while independently investigating his wife, terrible secrets slowly begin to surface.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic
Plot: infidelity, state affairs, mentally unstable, crimes, unsupportive spouse, dishonesty, police detective, murder, family problems, dealing with death, who done it, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Brotherhood of the Rose (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 240 min.
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Story: Romulus and Remus are two CIA agents, their direct instructor is John Elliott. They both were picked up at an orphanage by Elliott at the age of about eight, raised together as brothers and specially trained to supersede every other agent in the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, manhunt, orphan, betrayal, on the run, espionage, kgb, political conspiracy, siblings relations, frame up, false accusation, political intrigue ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: hostage, espionage, politics, intrigue, murder, heroes, dishonesty, assassination, state affairs, undercover, against the rules, secret agents ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: czech republic, italy, europe, eastern europe, central europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Crusader (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The World Of Mass Communication Is About To Become Unplugged.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, journalism, uncover truth, investigation, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, terrorism, crimes, politics, political conspiracy, political corruption, frame up ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Whistle Blower (1986)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A war veteran tries to investigate the murder of his son who was working as a Russian translator for the British intelligence service during the Cold War. He meets a web of deception and paranoia that seems impenetrable...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: translator, murder, whistleblower, conspiracy, british intelligence, paranoia, cold war, disorder, life turned upside down, graphic violence, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: political conspiracy, espionage, false accusation, hitman, betrayal, frame up, assassination, crimes, law enforcement, track down, intrigue, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: espionage, skiing, mountain, spy, fellow agent, tough heroes, undercover, dishonesty, intrigue, uncover truth, state affairs, rivalry ...
Time: 60s
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Blindside (1987)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Harvey Keitel plays Penfield Gruber, a once great scientist, reduced to managing a sleazy hotel. Gruber monitors the daily comings and goings of his tenants, mainly for his own interest, until underworld figures ask him to spy on a suspected ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, espionage, scientist, hotel, graphic violence, voyeurism, obsession, undercover, rivalry, intrigue, adventure, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, betrayal, assassination, heroes, on the run, murder, conspiracy, political corruption, political conspiracy, frame up, politics, espionage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Slipping Into Darkness (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three spoiled college girls are held responsible for a handicapped boys death.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: train, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), youth, misfit, rivalry, gang, mystery, mentally challenged, life is a bitch, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Rabbit on the Moon (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Though around them a criminal world seethes, Julie and Antonio are a young and loving couple with a new baby and a solid, white-collar sense of stability. But when a loose social connection suddenly ties them to a major political assassination, the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: assassination, political corruption, assassination attempt, life turned upside down, uncover truth, politics, life is a bitch, fighting the system, frame up, political conspiracy, love, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, mexico city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: espionage, spy, mole, graphic violence, betrayal, dishonesty, secret agents, state affairs, crimes, adventure, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Domino Killings (1977)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tucker is a chronic underachiever and a loser. A Vietnam war veteran who just can't seem to keep out of trouble, in the years since his discharge. The only thing he got out of the war was his skill with a rifle. Now, serving a long stretch in ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, prison, assassination, vietnam veteran, political corruption, political conspiracy, frame up, politics, law enforcement, espionage, secret agents, assassination attempt ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, spain, asia, europe, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.3
 600
State Affairs (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A plane explodes above the Gulf of Guinea. An escort girl is murdered in a Parisian park. Thousands of miles separate these two events, and yet Nora Chahyd, believes there's a connection between them, much to his superiors chagrin. As Nora ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, cynical ...
Plot: undercover, investigation, law enforcement, hitman, police detective, politics, betrayal, dishonesty, murder, political corruption, state affairs, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.1
 196
Dangerous Love (1988)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A psychopath kills members of a video dating club and records their deaths.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: righting the wronged, murder, false accusation, frame up, crimes, life is a bitch, law enforcement, mystery, dishonesty, stripper, undercover cop, falsely accused ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%