Movies like The Inside Man

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The Inside Man (1984)
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The Inside Man (1984)
Original name: Slagskämpen
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. Stig Larsson from the Swedish Secret Agency suspects of an inside job and brings the Swedish Marine Thomas Kallin to investigate Paul undercover as his driver. The naive Kallin is double-crossed but continues his investigation while Larsson finds the truth about the heist.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, espionage, secret agents, heist, special agents, heroes, investigation, betrayal, crimes, undercover, missing person, dangerous animal, escapades, rivalry, working undercover, political conspiracy, law enforcement, government agency, dishonesty, track down, state affairs, criminal heroes, superhuman powers, spy, cold war ...
Time: 80s
Place: sweden, eastern europe, stockholm sweden

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Most similar movies to The Inside Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and exciting films with plots about undercover, chases and races, danger, espionage, crimes, deadly and dishonesty mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like The Inside Man: Mission to Tokyo (1966), On Dangerous Ground (1996), The Democratic Terrorist (1992), The Suspect (2013), Last Run (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: secret agents, espionage, couple relations, island, infidelity, idealism, college, political corruption, racism, college life, gang, heroes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: japan, tokyo
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100%
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 ⇓
90%
The Democratic Terrorist (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hamilton is assigned to infiltrate a terrorist group in West Germany, a part of the Red Army Faction (RAF), that supposedly are planning an operation in Sweden. Hamilton is chosen because of his background in the leftist movement. As a member of the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, espionage, terrorism, secret agents, race against time, dishonesty, rivalry, heroes, impossible love, moral dilemma, gunfight, agent ...
Time: 20th century
Place: germany, sweden, hamburg germany, west germany, syria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.8
 6K
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 ⇓
68%
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 4.9
 513
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, kgb ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hungary, europe, austria, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Hamilton 2: But Not If It Concerns Your Daughter (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Swedish intelligence officer Carl Hamilton's 7-year-old goddaughter Nathalie is kidnapped. When the kidnapping's underlying motive becomes known, the Swedish authorities assume a passive role, forcing Hamilton to action. With the help of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, rescue, track down, special agents, law enforcement, assassination attempt, crimes, heroes, rivalry, secret agents, child abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.7
 464
Armstrong (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Cold War has just heated up! CIA Agent Bob Taylor (Charles Napier) arrives in Moscow with his new wife Susan (Kimberley Kates) with a highly secret video tape of Russian missiles leaving an unknown base near Moscow under the cover of darkness. ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, kidnapping, injustice, battles, tough heroes, conspiracy, track down, crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty, one man army, government agency ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Bullet to Beijing (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Russia, Canada, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When long-time British agent Harry Palmer loses his job because the Cold War is over, he's promptly approached by a Russian bossman, Alex. In St. Petersburg Alex tells Harry of his plan for Russia's future, which is threatened because a ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, cynical
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, intrigue, secret agents, state affairs, political conspiracy, espionage, undercover, dishonesty, save the day, rivalry, betrayal, political corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: russia, korea, europe, asia, beijing china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Detonator (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sonni Griffith, a top US Secret Agent must protect a witness as he crosses Europe.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, woman in danger, undercover, special agents, adventure, on the run, save the day, gang, gangsters, escapades, witnessing a crime, survival ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.9
 207
Midnight Man (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: British soldiers force a recently captured IRA terrorist to cooperate with them and then assign him to go undercover with a gang of terrorists and prevent them from killing the U.S. President. But the spy isn't in long before he realizes that ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, soldier, ira, terrorism, political intrigue, working undercover, royal family, political conspiracy, kgb, militant, hitman, sexual content ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 ⇓
47%
 4.5
 402
Hidden Agenda (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young medical student travels to Berlin to investigate the apparent death of his brother and discovers a secret life of espionage, betrayal and murder at the highest levels.
Style: exciting, mind bending, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, estrangement, political conspiracy, doctors and patients, political intrigue, betrayal, state affairs, government agency, amateur detective, undercover, espionage, intrigue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, eastern europe, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.3
 589
Counterstrike (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Secret Service agent and his brother, a reckless ATF agent, try to stop a group of extreme right-wing U.S. military mercenaries, led by a fanatic Taiwanese vixen, who hijack the Queen Mary 2 ocean liner with the U.S. and Chinese presidents on ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, daring rescue, adventure, rescue, save the day, special agents, rivalry, confined, race against time, undercover, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 ⇓
41%
Diplomatic Siege (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Steve Mitchell is clandestinely sent to the US embassy in Bucharest, Romania to disarm a nuclear bomb that has secretly remained in the building since the end of the Cold War, little does he know that other problems will soon erupt. He must ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, heroic mission, politics, crimes, save the day, rescue, race against time, secret agents, state affairs, government agency, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, balkan, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Witness to a Kill (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Queen's Messenger is called to convey vital dispatches to a highly secretive conference called to combat the activities of modern poachers who threaten the economies of many African states.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, murder, daring rescue, hotshot hero, heroic mission, government agency, undercover, dishonesty, political conspiracy, bodyguard, betrayal, assassination attempt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.5
 1K
Sharpshooter (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An assassin working for the CIA decides to take one final job before quitting only to find out that he is the target of his CIA boss.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, sniper, betrayal, conspiracy, assassin, adventure, save the day, on the run, rivalry, undercover, law enforcement, manhunt ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Absolute Deception (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A widowed reporter recruits the help of a federal agent to investigate her late husband's secrets, but the two become the target of unknown attackers. When FBI Agent John Nelson’s key informant, Miles, is abducted and shot, all that’s left ...
Style: psychological, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, special agents, uncover truth, undercover, investigation, manhunt, law enforcement, couple relations, dishonesty, journalism, espionage, agent as target ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, australia, hong kong, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, haunted by the past, uninhibited rivalry, nurse, assassin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Lost Samaritan (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a long night at the office, an accountant stops to help an injured motorist and ends up becoming the target of two dangerous assassins.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police corruption, law enforcement, special agents, dishonesty, on the run, frame up, survival, murderous pair, graphic violence, office, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: kidnapping, espionage, spy, fall in love, graphic violence, rescue, heroes, dishonesty, undercover, state affairs, crimes, scientist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France, Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bourne is brought out of hiding once again by reporter Simon Ross who is trying to unveil Operation Blackbriar, an upgrade to Project Treadstone, in a series of newspaper columns. Information from the reporter stirs a new set of memories, and Bourne ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, secret agents, conspiracy, spy, corruption, fighting the system, manhunt, escapades, uncover truth, agent as target, secret service ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: paris france, langley virginia, europe, london, turin italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Hangmen (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rob Greene has information about an undercover terror team inside the CIA led by Joe Connelly. To stay alive with the knowledge, he is advised to stay undercover by his supervisor Andrews. Connelly's men try to kill Greene, but he can escape ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, psychopath, tough heroes, vengeance, working undercover, boss and employee, heroes, save the day, secret agents, law enforcement, race against time, state affairs ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Target of Opportunity (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jim Jacobs and Nick Carlton, childhood friends, are CIA operatives on a sting operation in Chechnya. The raid of a rebel militia group goes bad and the entire teams gets wiped out except for Jim and Nick, who manages to save them both. Five years ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, friendship, rescue, adventure, dishonesty, escapades, political intrigue, crimes, working undercover, heroic mission, political conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bulgaria, chechnya, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, espionage, car chase, secret agents, spy, working undercover, betrayal, on the run, heist, undercover, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: ireland, russia, london, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Groundstar Conspiracy (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A break-in and sabotage attempt occurs at a top secret research institute and the culprit is cornered and captured. The problem is that he's been badly injured and claims to have lost his memory entirely. A cat-and-mouse game ensues between ...
Style: serious, mind bending, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, torture, sabotage, government agency, law enforcement, heroes, obsessive quest, undercover, crimes, escapades, race against time, espionage ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.0
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Shadow Man (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An intelligence operative discovers that no one is what they seem in the shadowy world of espionage.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, espionage, martial arts, save the day, adventure, undercover, government agency, rivalry, master criminal, terrorism, secret agents, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: romania, europe, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.7
 5K
Submerged (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Chris Kody, imprisoned member of the US military, is released from prison and reunited with his old team in order to pursue a renegade scientist. The catch, the scientist has developed mind control technology that can make even your friends into ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, espionage, rescue, martial arts, undercover, heroes, soldier, working undercover, daring rescue, good versus evil, prison, adventure ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Hamilton: In the Interest of the Nation (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Carl Hamilton manages to infiltrate an international gang that has stolen advanced Swedish GPS-guided missiles. But the league is subjected to a sudden deadly attack by a well drilled group of mercenaries of unknown clients. Hamilton escapes the ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, hostage, undercover, daring rescue, dishonesty, heroes, confined, graphic violence, heroic mission, working undercover, murder investigation, secret agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, afghanistan, africa, eastern europe, somalia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%