Movies like Three Days of the Condor

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Three Days of the Condor (1975)
 7.5
 42K
Three Days of the Condor (1975)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, cerebral, enigmatic, intense, clever, interesting ...
Plot: cia, political conspiracy, manhunt, fighting the system, on the run, life turned upside down, heroes, misfit, rebellion, assassination attempt, society, urban, chases and races, dishonesty, cat and mouse, disorder, deadly, witnessing a crime, off the grid, female partner, state affairs, anti heroes, uncover truth, go public, initially antagonists ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, middle east, manhattan new york city, washington d.c., venezuela, vermont ...

Most similar movies to Three Days of the Condor

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, serious and realistic films with plots about corruption, murder, storytelling, conspiracy, secrets, twists & turns and runaway mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Three Days of the Condor: Enemy of the State (1998), The Pelican Brief (1993), Blow Out (1981), Conspiracy Theory (1997), The Bourne Ultimatum (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Enemy of the State (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Hotshot Washington lawyer, Robert Dean becomes a victim of high-tech identity theft when a hacker slips an incriminating video into his pocket. Soon, a rogue National Security agent sets out to recover the tape – and destroy Dean.
Style: tense, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, fighting the system, manhunt, satellite, witnessing a crime, uncover truth, corruption, mexican standoff, secret hideout, life is a bitch, evidence, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Pelican Brief (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Two Supreme Court Justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everybody else wants her dead.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Plot: political conspiracy, state affairs, murder, political corruption, politics, fighting the system, crime, supreme court, professor, investigation, fbi, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 37K
Blow Out (1981)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jack Terry is a master sound recordist who works on grade-B horror movies. Late one evening, he is recording sounds for use in his movies when he hears something unexpected through his sound equipment and records it. Curiosity gets the better of him ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: assassination, political conspiracy, politics, state affairs, witnessing a crime, amateur detective, hitman, conspiracy, dishonesty, anti heroes, life turned upside down, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Conspiracy Theory (1997)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A man obsessed with conspiracy theories becomes a target after one of his theories turns out to be true. Unfortunately, in order to save himself, he has to figure out which theory it is.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, serious, clever, exciting ...
Plot: conspiracy, chase, cia, taxi driver, obsession, paranoia, political conspiracy, murder, manhunt, torture, fbi, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, serious, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, chases and races, manhunt, fighting the system, danger, secret agents, corruption, conspiracy, uncover truth, violence, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: langley virginia, europe, madrid, moscow russia, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When a CIA operation to purchase classified Russian documents is blown by a rival agent, who then shows up in the sleepy seaside village where Bourne and Marie have been living. The pair run for their lives and Bourne, who promised retaliation ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, cia, manhunt, tough heroes, spy, fighting the system, uncover truth, sniper, espionage, assassin, amnesia, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: russia, europe, germany, italy, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Seven Days in May (1964)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A U.S. Army general alerts the president of a planned military coup against him.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, intense ...
Plot: cold war, u.s. air force, white house, politics, secret service, conspiracy, revolution, betrayal, terrorism, military, espionage, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, future
Place: pentagon, russia, texas, latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Interpreter (2005)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: After Silvia Broome, an interpreter at United Nations headquarters, overhears plans of an assassination, an American Secret Service agent is sent to investigate.
Style: suspenseful, tense, mind bending, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, murder, assassination, revenge, mystery, fbi, undercover, state affairs, dishonesty, crimes, chases and races, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, africa, manhattan new york city, usa, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 105K
Red Eye (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After attending the funeral of her grandmother in Dallas, the Lux Atlantic Hotel manager Lisa is waiting for a flight to Miami. Due to the bad weather and consequent flight delay, she meets in the airport bar Jack Rippner, who is also in the waiting ...
Style: psychological, exciting, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, fear, terrorism, hitman, woman in danger, crimes, kidnapping, airport, villain, danger, stewardess, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 60K
Joy Ride (2001)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three young people on a road trip from Colorado to New Jersey talk to a trucker on their CB radio, then must escape when he turns out to be a psychotic killer.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, kidnapping, psychopath, truck driver, murder, deathtrap, prank, radio, road trip, humiliation, trap, sheriff ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, new jersey, nebraska, san diego california, wyoming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Eyes of Laura Mars (1978)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A famous fashion photographer develops a disturbing ability to see through the eyes of a killer.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric, stylized, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, photographer, stalking, fashion photographer, police investigation, mystery, supernatural, gory, foreknowledge, witnessing a crime, nightmare comes true, psychopath ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.2
 263K
Chinatown (1974)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair, Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double ...
Style: atmospheric, mind bending, cynical, bleak, tense ...
Plot: private detective, rape, incest, investigation, murder, corruption, surveillance, haunted by the past, drowning, cover up, neo noir, threat ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Edge of Darkness (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As a seasoned homicide detective, Thomas Craven has seen the bleakest side of humanity. But nothing prepares him for the toughest investigation of his life: the search for his only daughter Emma's killer. Now, he is on a personal mission to ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, bleak, rough, captivating ...
Plot: murder, uncover truth, vengeance, investigation, dishonesty, fighting the system, corruption, violence, law enforcement, death of daughter, danger, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.1
 72K
Abduction (2011)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young man sets out to uncover the truth about his life after finding his baby photo on a missing persons website.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: on the run, chase, danger, young heroes, life turned upside down, teenager, cia, hidden identity, chases and races, past, assassin, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 105K
The Firm (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Mitch McDeere is a young man with a promising future in Law. About to sit his Bar exam, he is approached by 'The Firm' and made an offer he doesn't refuse. Seduced by the money and gifts showered on him, he is totally oblivious to the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: law firm, moral dilemma, mafia, surveillance, lawyer, fighting the system, crimes, blackmail, seduction, murder, ambition, fbi ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, memphis, tennessee, harvard university, louisiana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Nothing But the Truth (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When reporter Rachel Armstrong writes a story that reveals the identity of a covert CIA operative, the government demands that Rachel reveal her source. She defies the special prosecutor and is thrown in jail. Meanwhile, her attorney, Albert ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, thought provoking, intense ...
Plot: journalism, cia, journalist, courtroom drama, lawyer, reporter, cia agent, assassination attempt, corruption, price of justice, state affairs, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Ghost Writer (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A writer stumbles upon a long-hidden secret when he agrees to help former British Prime Minister Adam Lang complete his memoirs on a remote island after the politician's assistant drowns in a mysterious accident. In director Roman ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: cia, investigation, betrayal, politician, suspicion, secret, island, torture, death, political conspiracy, state affairs, who to trust ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, massachusetts, usa, yale university, pakistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 275K
Salt (2010)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, exciting, twists and turns, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: double agent, spy, cia, espionage, secret service, chase, assassination, russian, on the run, revenge, female protagonist, russian spy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: soviet union, new york, usa, russia, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 32K
No Way Out (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Navy Lt. Tom Farrell meets a young woman, Susan Atwell , and they share a passionate fling. Farrell then finds out that his superior, Defense Secretary David Brice, is also romantically involved with Atwell. When the young woman turns up dead, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, sexy, stylized, twists and turns ...
Plot: kgb, murder, cold war, military, political corruption, mole, danger, love triangle, neo noir, race against time, limousine, u.s. navy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pentagon, usa, washington d.c., manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Parallax View (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ambitious reporter, investigating a senator's assassination, realizes witnesses to the shooting are systematically dying and discovers a multi-million dollar corporation which serves as a front for the recruitment of political assassins.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: assassination, politics, senator, investigation, murder, corruption, neo noir, political conspiracy, political corruption, reporter, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: seattle, los angeles, usa, seattle washington, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Bourne Identity (2002)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Wounded to the brink of death and suffering from amnesia, Jason Bourne is rescued at sea by a fisherman. With nothing to go on but a Swiss bank account number, he starts to reconstruct his life, but finds that many people he encounters want him ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, tough heroes, escape, amnesia, spy, cia, assassin, car chase, haunted by the past, uncover truth, secret, government agency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, hamburg germany, langley virginia, barcelona spain, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Company You Keep (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A former Weather Underground activist goes on the run from a journalist who discovers his identity.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, realistic, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: robbery, on the run, hidden identity, police chief, newspaper, police investigation, journalism, family relations, parents and children, uncover truth, fugitives, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1979, year 1971, year 1972
Place: michigan, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Shadow Conspiracy (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bobby Bishop (Sheen) is a special assistant to the President of the United States. Accidentally, he meets his friend professor Pochenko on the street. Pochenko has time to tell Bishop about some conspiracy in the White House but then immediately ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political corruption, political conspiracy, politics, chief of staff, on the run, assassination, betrayal, government agency, deadly, heroes, legal investigation, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 7.8
 311K
The Game (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In honor of his birthday, San Francisco banker Nicholas Van Orton, a financial genius and a coldhearted loner, receives an unusual present from his younger brother, Conrad -- a gift certificate to play a unique kind of game. In nearly a nanosecond, ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, suspenseful, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Plot: mind game, life turned upside down, uncover truth, disorder, mystery, manipulation, businessman, neo noir, surveillance, birthday, scheme, identity crisis ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.1
 134K
Spy Game (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, Japan, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Veteran spy Nathan Muir is on the verge of retiring from the CIA when he learns that his one-time protégé and close friend, Tom Bishop, is a political prisoner sentenced to die in Beijing. Although their friendship has been marred by bad blood and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, stylized, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, spy, espionage, rescue, mentor, cold war, bribery, torture, execution, vietnam war, working undercover, secret agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s
Place: china, east germany, vietnam, beirut lebanon, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.8
 8K
Obsession (1976)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: New Orleans businessman Michael Courtland’s life is shattered when his wife and daughter are tragically killed in a botched kidnap rescue attempt. Many years later whilst visiting Italy he meets and falls in in love with Sandra Portinari, who ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: ransom, obsession, kidnapping, mistaken identity, incest, chase, couples, disorder, dishonesty, couple relations, family relations, lookalikes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1959, 1950s, year 1975
Place: italy, usa, los angeles, europe, florence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.2
 2K
Winter Kills (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 19 years after President Timothy Keegan was assassinated, his brother Nick discovers a dying man claiming to have been the gunman. While trying to avoid his wealthy and domineering father's attempts to control his actions, Nick follows the ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, political conspiracy, investigation, assassination of president, heroes, dishonesty, deadly, government agency, political intrigue, fighting the system, hitman, undercover ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1958, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Killing Room (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Four volunteers sign up for what initially appears to be a typical paid research study, only to discover that they've unwittingly become involved with a classified government program that was said to have been terminated nearly two decades ago.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, chases and races, student life, crimes, experiment gone awry, rivalry, race against time, isolation, undercover, mind game, danger, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, texas, antarctica, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.1
 126K
State of Play (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Handsome, unflappable U.S. Congressman Stephen Collins is the future of his political party: an honorable appointee who serves as the chairman of a committee overseeing defense spending. All eyes are upon the rising star to be his party's ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: murder, politics, political conspiracy, newspaper, corruption, journalist, congress, investigative journalism, investigation, assassination, conspiracy, reporter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Conversation (1974)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Surveillance expert Harry Caul is hired by a mysterious client's brusque aide to tail a young couple. Tracking the pair through San Francisco's Union Square, Caul and his associate Stan manage to record a cryptic conversation between them. ...
Style: psychological, realistic, twists and turns, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: surveillance, character study, alienation, obsession, paranoia, losing-it hero, loner, wiretap, mystery, unfulfillment, loneliness, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%