Movies like Russian Roulette

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Russian Roulette (1975)
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Russian Roulette (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An RCMP officer is ordered to discreetly take a Russian immigrant into custody in advance of a state visit by the Soviet premier. When his prisoner is kidnapped, the officer is drawn into a complicated assasination scheme.
Plot: christmas, spy, cia, hitman, mafia, kgb, conspiracy, explosion, firearm, sniper rifle, espionage, hotel, morgue, farm, helicopter, car chase, bar, car accident, bridge, handcuffs, assassination, assassination plot, falling off a bridge, soviet
Time: 70s
Place: soviet union, canada, british columbia

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Most similar movies to Russian Roulette

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about spy, murder, espionage, assassination, hitman, dishonesty and betrayal mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Russian Roulette: The Day of the Jackal (1973), Enigma (1982), The Quiller Memorandum (1966), Clear and Present Danger (1994), The Jackal (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Day of the Jackal (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An international assassin known as ‘The Jackal’ is employed by disgruntled French generals to kill President Charles de Gaulle, with a dedicated gendarme on the assassin's trail.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: terrorism, conspiracy, politics, hitman, assassination attempt, assassination, serial killer, false identity, law enforcement, police, crimes, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1963, 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe, italy, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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 ⇓
81%
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 ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, heroes, crimes, undercover, rivalry, political intrigue, racism, working undercover, danger, secret agents, gang ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Clear and Present Danger (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 141 min.
Story: CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cia, sniper, ambush, conspiracy, espionage, mercenary, politics, helicopter, president, assassination, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: colombia, usa, washington d.c., venezuela, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 6.4
 105K
The Jackal (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Hired by a powerful member of the Russian mafia to avenge an FBI sting that left his brother dead, the perfectionist Jackal proves an elusive target for the men charged with the task of bringing him down: a deputy FBI boss and a former IRA terrorist.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, serious, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination attempt, ira, kgb, chase, fbi, trap, cold war, gangsters, vengeance, hidden identity, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: montreal, russia, massachusetts, u.s. capitol building, helsinki finland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.1
 474
Sudden Terror (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A boy who cries wolf witnesses a political assassination on the island of Malta. But will anyone other than his granddad believe him?
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: danger, on the run, assassination, murder, chase, malta, law enforcement, police investigation, witnessing a crime, chases and races, protagonist as suspect, amateur detective ...
Time: 60s
Place: mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.2
 936
The Serpent (1973)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Vlassov is a Soviet spy who defects in France. He is whisked to the U.S, where Allan Davies takes over the case. After polygraph tests and cross-examinations, Vlassov names several Western European agents who are also spying for the Soviets. Davies ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious, eurospy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, double agent, dishonesty, chases and races, escapades, government agency, secret agents, manhunt, danger, conspiracy, kgb ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, russia, europe, germany, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.3
 170K
Ronin (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A briefcase with undisclosed contents – sought by Irish terrorists and the Russian mob – makes its way into criminals' hands. An Irish liaison assembles a squad of mercenaries, or 'ronin', and gives them the thorny task of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, secret agents, car chase, espionage, mafia, escapades, undercover, chases and races, chase, dishonesty, betrayal, irish ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france, french riviera, europe, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 3K
The Outfit (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A two-bit criminal takes on the Mafia to avenge his brother's death. Earl Macklin is a small time criminal who is released from prison after an unsuccessful bank robbery only to discover that a pair of gunmen killed his brother.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, hitman, revenge, danger, crime, crimes, rivalry, crime gone awry, neo noir, bookies, brother brother relationship, bank robbery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.9
 929
The Liquidator (1965)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Spy spoof about Boysie Oakes, a British secret agent who specialises in Liquidating. In actual fact he contracts out the work and pretends it is was himself. This leads to complications.
Style: eurospy
Plot: spy, murder, cold war, espionage, james bond spoof, agent, redhead, secretary, aviation, secret agents, secret service, assassination ...
Place: french riviera, cote d'azur, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
 9K
The Package (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Experienced Green Beret sergeant Johnny Gallagher is escorting a prisoner, Airborne Ranger Thomas Boyette, back to the US, but Boyette escapes and Gallagher must risk life and limb to catch him.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, military, investigation, soldier, airport, assassination attempt, prisoner, sergeant, politics, conspiracy, state affairs, government agency ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, chicago illinois, europe, russia, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
 4K
Scorpio (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Cross is an old hand at the CIA, in charge of assassinating high-ranking foreign personalities who are an obstacle to the policies of the USA. He often teams up with Frenchman Jean Laurier, alias "Scorpio", a gifted free-lance operative. ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, cult film, tragic ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, double agent, intrigue, on the run, heroes, espionage, betrayal, assassination attempt, secret agents, cia, assassination, cold war ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: vienna, washington d.c., langley virginia, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Destructors (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Marseille Contract is a 1974 British thriller film directed by Robert Parrish and scored by Roy Budd. It stars Michael Caine, Anthony Quinn and James Mason. It concerns an attempt to bring down a drugs baron, by hiring an assassin.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, special agents, tough heroes, drug dealing, crime, assassination attempt, crimes, law enforcement, chases and races, drug traffic, assassin, drug dealer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: paris france, france, marseille, europe, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Lucky Number Slevin (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Slevin is mistakenly put in the middle of a personal war between the city’s biggest criminal bosses. Under constant watch, Slevin must try not to get killed by an infamous assassin and come up with an idea of how to get out of his current dilemma. ...
Style: surprise ending, clever, suspenseful, twists and turns, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, master criminal, manipulations, mysterious character, crime, mistaken identity, disorder, twists & turns, crimes, deception, mystery, mafia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1979, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, microfilm
Plot: assassination, spy, espionage, deadly, danger, undercover, secret agents, child in peril, invention, holiday, intelligence, on the run ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, germany, copenhagen, london, copenhagen denmark ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.6
 211
The Joker (1987)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Several known criminals already have been murdered by a professional killer, leaving no trace but the "ace" game card. The police suspects a new mob is trying to take over the district. The investigating police officer Jan is victimized by ...
Plot: sex, phone booth, explosion, nightclub, hotel room, mafia, police brutality, train ride, impotence, fireworks, murder investigation, red light district ...
Place: hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Secret Agent Fireball (1965)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An American CIA agent (Richard Harrison) must find the whereabouts of valuable microfilm that was smuggled over by two Russian scientists who had been hoping to defect.
Style: microfilm, eurospy
Plot: spy, exploding car, male objectification, james bond spoof, helicopter, russian, man in swimsuit, folk dance, swimming pool, secret agent, taxi, american ...
Place: lebanon, hamburg germany, beirut lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Kremlin Letter (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A network of older spies from the West recruits a young intelligence officer with a photographic memory to accompany them on a mission inside Russia. They must recover a letter written by the CIA that promises American assistance to Russia if China ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, manhunt, political intrigue, heroic mission, working undercover, deportation, conspiracy, mystery, secret agents, rivalry, against the rules, race against time ...
Time: 60s
Place: russia, china, asia, moscow russia, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Escape to Nowhere (1973)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Who is Anton Haliakov, who has just been abducted by the M.I.5 in London? A Soviet scientist apparently. But sixteen years before the man had another identity, Clément Tibère, and another nationality, French. So what led him to become Russian and ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, espionage, frame up, political intrigue, hospital, cons and scams, chases and races, state affairs, dishonesty, escapades, manhunt, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: london, russia, england, alps, geneva switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Falcon and the Snowman (1985)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Mexico
Duration: 131 min.
Story: The true story of a disillusioned military contractor employee and his drug pusher childhood friend who became walk-in spies for the Soviet Union.
Style: tense, realistic, captivating, serious, psychological ...
Plot: espionage, treason, undercover, double agent, political conspiracy, buddies, dishonesty, society, cold war, spy, satellite, smuggling ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, california, united states, mexico, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.1
 390
Hammerhead (1968)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An American agent has tracked down the stronghold of an evil criminal mastermind, determined to take over the world (what, another one ?).
Plot: spy, artwork, woman kills a man, assassin, auditorium, helicopter, james bond spoof, murder, espionage, theater, motorcycle, arch villain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Charley Varrick (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Charley Varrick robs a bank in a small town with his friends. Instead of obtaining a small amount of money they discover they stole a very large amount of money belonging to the mob. Charley must now come up with a plan to not only evade the police ...
Style: suspenseful, cynical, clever, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, hitman, bank robbery, heist, chase, mafia, small town, on the run, one last job, sheriff, suicide, crime gone awry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Prince of Shadows (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Netherlands, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Madrid, 1962. More than twenty years after the civil war has finished, a communist comes back to Spain to kill a traitor.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: hitman, state affairs, track down, haunted by the past, deadly, betrayal, undercover, dishonesty, assassination, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1962, year 1946
Place: madrid, spain, europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Contract on Cherry Street (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A policeman devises an unorthodox plan for bringing criminals to justice after his partner is brutally gunned down.
Plot: conspiracy, car theft, police detective, car chase, police officer, criminal syndicate, gunfight, urban ghetto, junkie, pump action shotgun, shoot out, walkie talkie ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Center of the Web (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An actor is wrongly taken as a professional killer by a band planning to murder the Governor. Then he is hired by the Security Dept. to try to unmask and to catch the leaders.
Style: suspense
Plot: assassination, jail, actor, mistaken identity, chase, bus, innocence, death, school bus, street shootout, police, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 179
Assignment K (1968)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Philip Scott, the boss of a toy company, is secretly also the chief of a British spy organization. Scott's cover is destroyed when enemy agents kidnap his girlfriend to force him to reveal the identities of his fellow spies.
Style: eurospy
Plot: spy, espionage, agent, secret
Place: england, west germany, europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 672
The Defector (1966)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 100 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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, political conspiracy, political intrigue, conspiracy, culture clash, working undercover, hitman, race against time, state affairs, military, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, germany, west berlin west germany, east berlin, german democratic republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Our Kind of Traitor (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young Oxford academic and his attorney girlfriend holiday on Antigua. They bump into a Russian millionaire who owns a peninsula and a diamond watch. He wants a game of tennis. What else he wants propels the lovers on a tortuous journey to the City ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: tennis, espionage, betrayal, couple relations, crimes, undercover, dishonesty, family in danger, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, saving a life, teacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, morocco, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.1
 522
The Sell Out (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, Israel
Duration: 101 min.
Story: This action drama centers on a former CIA operative who grudgingly rejoins the spy game due to the machinations of his one-time student - a screw up who goes to work for the Soviets. As his job drags him deeper into a dangerous and under-handed ...
Plot: kgb, cia, espionage, murder, traitor, double agent, former spy, formula 1
Place: lebanon, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 91K
The American (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dispatched to a small Italian town to await further orders, assassin Jack embarks on a double life that may be more relaxing than is good for him.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, tense, suspense, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: small town, one last job, hitman, prostitute, betrayal, moral dilemma, anti heroes, anti hero, assassination, loner, intrigue, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, sweden, rome italy, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%