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: espionage, submarine, secret agents, crimes, heist, special agents, investigation, heroes, missing person, betrayal, superhuman powers, dangerous animal, track down, political conspiracy, working undercover, danger, chases and races, dishonesty, law enforcement, escapades, criminal heroes, deadly, rivalry, undercover, government agency ...
Time: 80s
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe

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, deadly, crimes, secret agents, chases and races, espionage and danger mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like The Inside Man: On Dangerous Ground (1996), The Democratic Terrorist (1992), The Suspect (2013), Last Run (2001), Armstrong (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ⇓
95%
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, espionage, secret agents, undercover, deadly, impossible love, moral dilemma, rivalry, race against time, chases and races, heroes, danger ...
Time: 20th century
Place: germany, sweden, eastern europe, stockholm sweden, west germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 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 ⇓
71%
 5.2
 477
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, on the run, manhunt, undercover, vengeance, working undercover, haunted by the past, rivalry, law enforcement, deadly, secret agents, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hungary, europe, ukraine, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Agent Hamilton: 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, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: terrorism, rescue, kidnapping, track down, danger, deadly, crimes, assassination attempt, special agents, heroes, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.0
 400
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: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, kidnapping, soldier, chases and races, secret agents, heroes, deadly, on the run, undercover, battles, injustice, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
CIA II: Target Alexa (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Movie Info When a top secret nuclear guidance system is stolen by an ex-CIA operative looking to sell the deadly device to the top bidder, it's up to a determined CIA agent and the international terrorist who he has vowed to capture to team up ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, cia, terrorism, working undercover, deadly, psychopath, good versus evil, escapades, race against time, danger, government agency, secret agents ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 ⇓
56%
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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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly, terrorism, woman in danger, special agents, adventure, on the run, undercover, save the day, gang, survival, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Bullet to Beijing (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Russia, Canada, USA
Duration: 101 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, danger, secret agents, state affairs, political conspiracy, espionage, political corruption, working undercover, undercover, save the day, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, asia, korea, europe, st. petersburg russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.2
 179
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, undercover, terrorism, ira, danger, chases and races, deadly, golden years, espionage, assassination, sexual content, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 ⇓
49%
 4.5
 361
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: rough, psychological, suspenseful, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, dishonesty, crimes, undercover, chases and races, intrigue, betrayal, mystery, secret agents, crime, profanity, conspiracy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany, eastern europe, berlin germany, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.4
 549
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, rescue, daring rescue, adventure, undercover, race against time, danger, save the day, rivalry, confined, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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 ⇓
43%
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, heroic mission, hostages, race against time, crimes, danger, rescue, save the day, politics, state affairs, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, balkan, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, murder, heroic mission, daring rescue, hotshot hero, political conspiracy, deadly, undercover, government agency, danger, dishonesty, bodyguard ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.3
 4K
Art of War 2 (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: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, betrayal, heroes, assassination, murder, martial arts, crimes, government agency, protagonist as suspect, secret agents, chases and races, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.1
 972
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, chases and races, deadly, state affairs, race against time, danger, master criminal, law enforcement, espionage, tough law enforcer, psychopath, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, special agents, uncover truth, undercover, investigation, manhunt, couple relations, dishonesty, journalism, chases and races, deadly, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, hong kong, australia, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.5
 939
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, assassin, betrayal, cia, conspiracy, on the run, save the day, adventure, danger, law enforcement, rivalry, manhunt ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Assassins' Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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, undercover, rivalry, dishonesty, danger, hitman, working undercover, vengeance, deadly, haunted by the past, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Athena: Goddess of War (2010)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Athena: Goddess of War is a South Korean espionage television drama series broadcast by SBS in 2010 and a spin-off of 2009's Iris. Budgeted at ₩20 billion like its predecessor, the two series are among the most expensive Korean dramas ever ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: terrorism, undercover, secret agents, heroes, political conspiracy, crimes, chases and races, wooing, assassination, state affairs, rivalry, government agency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, suspenseful, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police corruption, law enforcement, danger, frame up, on the run, special agents, survival, dishonesty, chases and races, murderous pair, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Flight of Fury (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: John, is sent in to recover a stolen Stealth Bomber. His trusty sidekick Rojar and John's ever faithful Jessica, fight the rebel forces of Banansistan, led by the vivacious Ellianna.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bomber, terrorist, pilot, betrayal, chases and races, soldier, espionage, terrorism, adventure, gang, rescue, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 2.6
 346
Firehead (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a Russian cyborg with telekinetic powers terrorizes a city, an elite government agency intervenes. Col. Vaughn convinces "regular guy" chemist, Warren Hart, to team up with a beautiful blonde agent to capture the menace. But Warren ...
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, chase, adventure, supernatural ability, good versus evil, on the run, state affairs, dishonesty, government agency, espionage, crimes, supernatural ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
OSS 117: Mission for a Killer (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A secret agent is dispatched to find a rare and valuable drug.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, eurospy ...
Plot: secret agents, espionage, crimes, deadly, undercover, criminal heroes, heroes, assassination, rivalry, betrayal, dishonesty, obsession ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, betrayal, on the run, working undercover, danger, undercover, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: ireland, russia, london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: serious, exciting, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, hostage, daring rescue, undercover, hostages, dishonesty, confined, heroes, working undercover, heroic mission, graphic violence, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, afghanistan, africa, stockholm sweden, ethiopia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 ⇓
36%
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