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, hitman, mafia, kgb, explosion, conspiracy, sniper rifle, firearm, cia, soviet, espionage, hotel, morgue, farm, helicopter, car chase, bar, bridge, assassination plot, falling off a bridge
Place: soviet union, british columbia

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Most similar movies to Russian Roulette

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about murder, spy, assassination, hitman, espionage, crimes and betrayal mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Russian Roulette: The Quiller Memorandum (1966), The Day of the Jackal (1973), The Jackal (1997), Secret Agent Fireball (1965), Our Kind of Traitor (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: suspenseful, serious, stylized, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, heroes, danger, crimes, secret agents, working undercover, undercover, rivalry, political intrigue, gang, racism ...
Time: 60s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Plot: hitman, politics, assassination attempt, terrorism, assassin, assassination, serial killer, sniper, strangulation, loner, law enforcement, disguise ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1963
Place: france, europe, paris france, italy, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.4
 99K
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: cynical, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination attempt, fbi, trap, kgb, cold war, chase, vengeance, hidden identity, crimes, lone wolves, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, montreal quebec canada, washington d.c., helsinki finland, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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
Plot: spy, car chase, russian, airplane, secret agent, exploding car, male objectification, gadget, man in swimsuit, folk dance, eurospy, explosion ...
Place: lebanon, hamburg germany, beirut lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Our Kind of Traitor (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
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, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Plot: tennis, espionage, betrayal, crimes, life turned upside down, couple relations, undercover, dishonesty, british, mafia, russian, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, morocco, london, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.0
 1K
Enigma (1982)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 97 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, exciting, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: kgb, iron curtain, espionage, spy, assassination, cold war, cia, undercover, generosity, government agency, political intrigue, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, east germany, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Clear and Present Danger (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, sniper, cia, mercenary, politics, helicopter, conspiracy, president, espionage, assassination, drug cartel, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: colombia, usa, venezuela, latin america, panama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.4
 8K
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: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, investigation, military, airport, nato, assassination attempt, soldier, sergeant, prisoner, chases and races, fugitives, political conspiracy ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, russia, europe, chicago illinois, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 5.3
 170
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, james bond spoof, helicopter, espionage, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Salzburg Connection (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An American lawyer on vacation in Europe is asked by a book publisher to stop by the Austrian town of Salzburg to see a photographer who's taking pictures for a book on picturesque Austrian lakes. Upon his arrival he senses that something is ...
Plot: reporter, car chase, nazi collaborator, eurospy, lawyer, photographer, spy, conspiracy, world war two, espionage, assassin, nazi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.3
 171
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: corrupt cop, love triangle, nightclub, explosion, hospital, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mafia, saxophonist, police brutality, hitman, train ride, unfaithful girlfriend ...
Place: hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, suspenseful, realistic, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: espionage, cold war, spy, heroin, satellite, smuggling, undercover, treason, rebellion, double agent, rock, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, soviet union, united states, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.3
 153K
Hitman (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The best-selling videogame, Hitman, roars to life with both barrels blazing in this hardcore action-thriller starring Timothy Olyphant. A genetically engineered assassin with deadly aim, known only as "Agent 47" eliminates strategic ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, sniper, one man army, danger, interpol, cia, fist fighting, assassination, chases and races, swat, funeral, killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, europe, soviet union, istanbul turkey, nigeria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Perfect Strangers (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A hit-man tries to seduce the mother of a child who witnessed his most recent kill.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: hitman, murder, deadly, gangsters, danger, gang, crimes, crime, dangerous attraction, witnessing a crime, babies and infants, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: espionage, undercover, life is a bitch, special agents, state affairs, alcohol abuse, dishonesty, government agency, soviet, fur coat, traitor, agent ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Eastern Promises (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Russian teenager, living in London, dies during childbirth but leaves clues to a midwife in her journal, that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: russian, murder, gangsters, kgb, investigation, organized crime, diary, rape, criminal heroes, mob boss, danger, track down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, st. petersburg russia, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.9
 802
The Liquidator (1965)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Crime, Comedy, Drama
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.
Plot: spy, cold war, agent, redhead, secretary, secret service, james bond spoof, aviation, assassination, eurospy, playboy, murder ...
Place: england, cote d'azur, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
 164
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.
Plot: spy, secret, agent, eurospy, espionage
Place: england, west germany, europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Leon: The Professional (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Leon, the top hit man in New York, has earned a rep as an effective "cleaner". But when his next-door neighbors are wiped out by a loose-cannon DEA agent, he becomes the unwilling custodian of 12-year-old Mathilda. Before long, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, touching ...
Plot: hitman, sniper, friendship, mentor, loner, killings, neighbor, mafia, lone wolves, partners, loneliness, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.9
 492
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: cia, kgb, espionage, murder, double agent, traitor, former spy
Place: lebanon, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Little Nikita (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Roy Parmenter is an FBI agent in San Diego; 20 years ago his partner was killed by a Soviet spy, nicknamed Scuba, still at large. Scuba is now trying to extort the Soviets; to prove he's serious, he's killing their agents one by one, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, teenage boy, espionage, investigation, fbi, russian, secret agents, special agents, crimes, parents and children, family relations, hidden identity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, soviet union, san diego california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, espionage, frame up, manhunt, state affairs, escapades, chases and races, heroes, dishonesty, political intrigue, rebellion, undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: russia, england, london, geneva switzerland, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, assassination plot, set up, cia, federal agent, bus, school bus, police, female nudity, street shootout, murder, betrayal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: assassination, spy, undercover, danger, deadly, secret agents, espionage, holiday, on the run, intelligence, invention
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, desert, heist, chase, mafia, bank robbery, small town, one last job, on the run, sheriff, suicide, crime gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 15K
Topaz (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A French intelligence agent becomes embroiled in the Cold War politics first with uncovering the events leading up to the 1962 Cuban Missle Crisis, and then back to France to break up an international Russian spy ring.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious ...
Plot: espionage, betrayal, cold war, kgb, nato, cia, state affairs, secret agents, chases and races, undercover, rebellion, double agent ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1962, 1960s
Place: cuba, new york, france, usa, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 700
Men of Respect (1990)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In this modern day version of Shakespeare's Macbeth, a hitman heeds a spiritualist's prophesies that he will rise to the head of his family. He starts his ascension by clandestinely executing the heads of the family and casting the blame ...
Style: rough, stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, police detective, ambition, murder, rivalry, crime, crimes, unfulfillment, rise to the top, criminal heroes, law enforcement, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Merry Gentleman (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A woman who leaves an abusive relationship to begin a new life in a new city, where she forms an unlikely and ironic relationship with a suicidal hit man (unbeknownst to her). Enter a worn, alcoholic detective to form the third party in a very ...
Style: gloomy, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, hitman, coat, jacket, assassin, friendship, starting over, law enforcement, urban, police investigation, redemption, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 86K
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: suspense, stylized, tense, atmospheric, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: anti hero, hitman, prostitute, betrayal, small town, one last job, revenge, assassination, moral dilemma, deadly, intrigue, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, sweden, rome italy, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination attempt, crimes, crime, special agents, chases and races, tough heroes, law enforcement, drug dealing, assassin, drug traffic, drug dealer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, marseille, europe, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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