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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, crimes, heroes, obsession, clergy, conspiracy, life is a bitch, legal investigation, secret agents, mystery, political intrigue, working undercover, frame up, legal, femme fatale, political corruption, chases and races, dishonesty, false accusation, law enforcement, snitch, disorder, deadly, mistaken identity, assassination ...
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 suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about dishonesty, deadly, crimes, state affairs, murder, undercover and espionage mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Who's Got the Black Box?: The Jigsaw Man (1983), Crossplot (1969), State Affairs (2009), Nexus (2010), The Salamander (1981). 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, kgb, cold war, betrayal, undercover, deadly, chases and races, crimes, politics, secret agents, heroes, state affairs ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, england, europe, london, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.5
 613
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: murder, espionage, chases and races, assassination, rivalry, crimes, deadly, danger, dishonesty, undercover, life turned upside down, disorder ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 6.3
 545
State Affairs (2009)
Genre: 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: political thriller, undercover, investigation, law enforcement, deadly, betrayal, dishonesty, politics, police detective, hitman, political corruption, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 6.7
 79
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: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: conspiracy, neo noir, false accusation, on the run, uncover truth, frame up, life turned upside down, betrayal, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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 5.7
 760
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: realistic, serious, suspense, enigmatic, captivating ...
Plot: murder, politics, police investigation, political conspiracy, political intrigue, crime, crimes, mystery, danger, political corruption, state affairs, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political conspiracy, political corruption, conspiracy, torture, secret agents, crimes, life is a bitch, deadly, undercover, state affairs, legal investigation, who done it ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: murder, investigation, frame up, track down, uncover truth, law firm, deadly, cons and scams, crimes, false accusation, dishonesty, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.2
 414
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vengeance, dishonesty, dealing with death, good versus evil, crime, rivalry, master criminal, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: bleak, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, frame up, video cassette, agent, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, crime, deadly, dishonesty, government conspiracy, government ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Little Drummer Girl (1984)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An American Actress with a penchant for lying is forceably recruited by Mosad, the Israeli intelligence agency to trap a Palestinian bomber, by pretending to be the girlfriend of his dead brother.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, intrigue, secret agents, undercover, state affairs, political intrigue, double agent, mistaken identity, deadly, politics, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: middle east, greece, israel, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.5
 2K
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: vengeance, murder, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, psychopath, obsession, deadly, blackmail, photographer, insanity, deaf ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ 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, dishonesty, politics, danger, race against time ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, london, albania, europe, scotland yard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: rebellion, heroes, danger, head of state, assassination attempt, espionage, dishonesty, politics, on the run, crimes, deadly, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: biting, realistic, suspense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, private detective, murder, politics, rivalry, government agency, strong sexual content, undercover, deadly, dishonesty, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 ⇓
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: 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 ⇓
58%
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, undercover, mystery, police corruption, crimes, amateur detective, media, law enforcement, legal, journalism, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.4
 17
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, danger, dishonesty, murder, political conspiracy, deadly, crimes, political corruption, graphic violence, murderous pair, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, manhunt, on the run, orphan, betrayal, espionage, kgb, political conspiracy, false accusation, adoption, deadly, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.8
 756
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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Plot: murder, politics, intrigue, espionage, hostage, undercover, deadly, state affairs, hostages, heroes, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, czech republic, eastern europe, prague czechoslovakia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.4
 369
Crusader (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The World Of Mass Communication Is About To Become Unplugged.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, journalism, investigation, uncover truth, political conspiracy, frame up, political corruption, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, protagonist as suspect, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ 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%
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: disturbing, clever, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Plot: translator, murder, conspiracy, whistleblower, cold war, paranoia, british intelligence, uncover truth, price of justice, mystery, state affairs, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 5.9
 896
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: espionage, skiing, mountain, spy, rivalry, government agency, chases and races, deadly, state affairs, dishonesty, conspiracy, undercover ...
Time: 60s
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.8
 327
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: espionage, murder, scientist, hotel, deadly, crimes, adventure, drug dealing, dishonesty, intrigue, rivalry, graphic violence ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Domino Killings (1977)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, assassination, conspiracy, vietnam veteran, espionage, witnessing a crime, law enforcement, assassination attempt, politics, heroes, state affairs, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, spain, vietnam, asia, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A renegade USAF general, Lawrence Dell, escapes from a military prison and takes over an ICBM silo near Montana and threatens to provoke World War 3 unless the President reveals details of a secret meeting held just after the start of the Vietnam ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, bleak, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, assassination, hostage, general, undercover, race against time, administration, psychopath, terrorism, political corruption, politics, chases and races ...
Place: usa, montana, asia, vietnam
⇓ 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: bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), train, murder, gang, crimes, dishonesty, mystery, rivalry, youth, life is a bitch, disorder, family relations ...
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: assassination, political corruption, assassination attempt, uncover truth, life turned upside down, fighting the system, life is a bitch, politics, political conspiracy, frame up, deadly, love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico city, mexico, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Mission to Tokyo (1966)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: US 24, an American Navy base in a small island in the Pacific, is annihilated. Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath, a French aristocrat that is also a secret agent, OSS 117, is sent to Tokyo to investigate who did it. Soon, he finds out that a cypher girl ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: secret agents, espionage, secret agent, idealism, racism, political corruption, terrorism, island, government agency, heroes, college, college life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%