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Wrong Is Right (1982)
 5.7
 2K
Wrong Is Right (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Political double-talk, dirty tricks, hidden microphones, spy satellites, bugging the Oval Office and a nuclear bomb for sale are all ingredients in this swift, funny and frightening look at the possibilities in today's political arenas. Sean Connery stars as TV Newsman Patrick Hal on an international chase to track two suitcase sized nuclear weapons and to uncover the twisting maze of apparent involvement of US Government agencies.
Style: humorous, dark humor, realistic, cynical, witty, suspenseful, semi serious, political comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, terrorism, assassination, political satire, espionage, crimes, special agents, revolution, investigation, heroes, fighting the system, secret agents, journalism, rebellion, political conspiracy, nuclear holocaust, danger, farce, political corruption, chases and races, dishonesty, media, law enforcement, rebelliousness, deadly ...
Time: 80s, near future
Place: texas, manhattan new york city, north africa, u.s. capitol building

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about deadly, state affairs, dishonesty, undercover, crimes, chases and races and political conspiracy mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like Wrong Is Right: The Enemy Within (1994), The Domino Killings (1977), Seven Days in May (1964), Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977), Winter Kills (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Enemy Within (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Colonel Casey discovers what appears to be plans by General Lloyd to use fake military excercises to assist Jack Giddings in his plans to remove President Foster from office. Colonel Casey, and President Foster must find evidence that there is a ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: conspiracy, dishonesty, heroes, fighting the system, government agency, crimes, uncover truth, deadly, political intrigue, betrayal, politics, undercover ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Domino Killings (1977)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: UK, USA, Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tucker is a chronic underachiever and a loser. A Vietnam war veteran who just can't seem to keep out of trouble, in the years since his discharge. The only thing he got out of the war was his skill with a rifle. Now, serving a long stretch in ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, prison, crimes, chases and races, state affairs, secret agents, protagonist as suspect, witnessing a crime, confined, espionage, terrorism, political conspiracy ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, vietnam, europe, spain, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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, politics, secret service, conspiracy, revolution, white house, betrayal, terrorism, military, espionage, race against time ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, future
Place: pentagon, russia, texas, latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A renegade USAF general, Lawrence Dell, escapes from a military prison and takes over an ICBM silo near Montana and threatens to provoke World War 3 unless the President reveals details of a secret meeting held just after the start of the Vietnam ...
Style: rough, disturbing, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, assassination, frame up, false accusation, vengeance, psychopath, dishonesty, political intrigue, heroes, deadly, fighting the system, government agency ...
Place: vietnam, asia, montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 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, tense, suspenseful, serious, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, political conspiracy, investigation, assassination of president, undercover, amateur detective, assassination attempt, legal investigation, state affairs, parents and children, criminal heroes, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1960, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 4.1
 420
Days of Terror (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the midst of a personal crisis, junior senator Maggie Davidson (Holly) ascertains that she's the subject of a terrorist plot.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, state affairs, crimes, rivalry, politics, political conspiracy, human nature, assassination, terrorism, danger, undercover, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.6
 3K
Live Wire (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Danny O'Neill is a bomb disposal expert assigned to a case where terrorists have developed an "invisible" liquid explosive which is activated within the human body.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, terrorism, terrorist, senator, extramarital affair, explosive, bomb, master criminal, dishonesty, partners, government agency, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.0
 778
Icon (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 166 min.
Story: A former US Operative, who lived in Russia in his earlier years and had been married there with a child, comes out of retirement to face down a former enemy, now running as a candidate for President in modern Russia. Working with a Russian ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, espionage, terrorism, race against time, uncover truth, special agents, chases and races, secret agents, heroes, fighting the system, government agency, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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The Second Civil War (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a planeload of Pakistani orphans are shipped to his state for permanent relocation, the governor of Idaho (Beau Bridges, who won an Emmy) defies the president (Phil Hartman) and closes the state's border. News Net Television, a cable news ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, witty, humorous, futuristic ...
Plot: journalism, politics, white house, translator, terrorism, civil war, illegal immigration, manipulations, fighting the system, weakness, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: idaho, pakistan, usa, middle east, washington d.c. ...
⇓ 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, intense, exciting ...
Plot: kgb, iron curtain, espionage, undercover, assassination, cold war, cia, dishonesty, politics, danger, political intrigue, government agency ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, east germany, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.9
 113
Able Danger (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Tom Flynn, the idealist owner of a left-leaning radical café/bookstore and the quixotic publisher of a hard hitting 911 conspiracy expose, finds himself entangled with a mysterious Eastern European beauty, Kasia, who is on the run from strong hand ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: neo noir, computers and web, rebellion, undercover, assassination, terrorism, race against time, investigation, dishonesty, political intrigue, fighting the system, government agency ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Dying of the Light (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Bahamas, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Evan Lake, a veteran CIA agent, has been ordered to retire. But when his protégé uncovers evidence that Lake's nemesis, the terrorist Banir, has resurfaced, Lake goes rogue, embarking on a perilous, intercontinental mission to eliminate his ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, track down, retirement, espionage, special agents, secret agents, danger, undercover, revenge, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, kenya, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
A Show of Force (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this thriller, television reporter Kate Ryan de Meléndez investigates the death of two radical Puerto Rican activists, whom she begins to believe may have been framed and murdered by undercover American agents.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: political conspiracy, deadly, dishonesty, danger, state affairs, uncover truth, law enforcement, investigation, murder, journalism, media, assassination ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 corruption, political conspiracy, reporter, political intrigue, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, seattle, usa, seattle washington, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The President's Last Bang (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On October 26, 1979, President Park Chung-hee, who had ruled South Korea since 1961, was assassinated by his director of intelligence. The film depicts the events of that night…
Style: dark humor, offbeat, serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: assassination, politics, president, heroes, political intrigue, state affairs, disgruntled, secret agents, unfulfillment, losing-it hero, chases and races, deadly ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Company Business (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An aging agent is called back by "the Company" to run a hostage trade of a Soviet spy for an American agent.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, espionage, cia, politics, prison, betrayal, vengeance, on the run, race against time, private detective, chase, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, germany, europe, russia, east berlin east germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Executive Action (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Rogue intelligence agents, right-wing politicians, greedy capitalists, and free-lance assassins plot and carry out the JFK assassination in this speculative agitprop.
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, political conspiracy, anti capitalism, frame up, politics, cia, sniper, assassin, state affairs, special agents, chases and races, uncover truth ...
Time: year 1963
Place: dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.1
 74K
Wag the Dog (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During the final weeks of a presidential race, the President is accused of sexual misconduct. To distract the public until the election, the President's adviser hires a Hollywood producer to help him stage a fake war.
Style: talky, realistic, cynical, humorous, thought provoking ...
Plot: political corruption, political conspiracy, presidential election, election, cia, senator, election campaign, politics, war, journalism, cons and scams, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: albania, washington d.c., usa, latin america, iraq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Homeland Security (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Admiral McKee (Tom Skerritt) is retired, when following the events of 9/11 he receives a call from the White House informing him that his commander in chief requires him to serve his country once again. Shortly after this he is sworn into office as ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, september 11 2001, deadly, politics, race against time, law enforcement, political conspiracy, danger, political intrigue, heroes, head of state ...
Time: 90s
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.9
 302
The Insurgents (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Set in a post-9/11 America, four Americans come together to build a truck bomb and plan to detonate it on a target in the U.S. Highlighting the days leading up to the event.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, revolution, politics, undercover, bomb, environmentalism, terrorism, deadly, heroes, danger, crimes, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.3
 331
Confess (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: political thriller that charts the exploits of disillusioned ex-hacker Terell Lessor. A return to New York, coupled with a humiliating attempt at getting a new job, serves as the catalyst for him to take action against those who slighted him in the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, suspense ...
Plot: terrorism, dishonesty, kidnapping, vengeance, secret agents, computers and web, state affairs, deadly, political intrigue, fighting the system, society, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.7
 1K
Dirty War (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After years of meticulous planning, a terrorist operation is reaching its final stages. The authorities have received no intelligence; they are in a race against time but don't yet know it. As the operation unfolds, we see the working lives of ...
Style: realistic, rough, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, radiation, heroes, nuclear threat, undercover, save the day, state affairs, deadly, government agency, nuclear holocaust, race against time, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.0
 894
Ignition (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A web of intrigue and conspiracy lies beneath the euphoria as the U.S. is about to put a man on the moon for the first time in over thirty years
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, moon, assassination, destiny, police corruption, danger, intrigue, politics, dishonesty, space travel, witnessing a crime, military ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Compromising Positions (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An ex-newspaper woman who is now a suburban housewife can't resist getting involved in an investigation of the murder of a philandering dentist who had been having affairs with several of her neighbors.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, clever, witty ...
Plot: infidelity, investigation, amateur detective, murder, crimes, mystery, who done it, unsupportive spouse, law enforcement, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, suburban life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Assassination (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jay Killon is the bodyguard of the recently elected US president, but he is assigned to the first lady (Lara Royce). Lara hates Killon so she does all she can to escape. The story complicates when someone tries to kill Lara.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, bleak, serious, suspense ...
Plot: assassination, terrorism, bodyguard, survival, politics, terminal illness, undercover, crimes, state affairs, secret agents, chases and races, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: wyoming, washington d.c., ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Assassination Bureau (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Assassination Bureau has existed for decades (perhaps centuries) until Diana Rigg begins to investigate it. The high moral standing of the Bureau (only killing those who deserve it) is called into question by her. She puts out a contract for the ...
Style: dark humor, exciting, cynical, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, assassination, secret agents, crime, chases and races, assassination attempt, undercover, politics, danger, political intrigue, dishonesty, government agency ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, 19th century
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Wrecking Crew (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When Count Contini attempts to destroy the world's economy by masterminding the theft of $1 billion in U.S. gold, ICE chief MacDonald summons secret agent Matt Helm to stop him.
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, race against time, heist, adventure, master villain, crimes, undercover, danger, terrorism, one man army, master criminal, chases and races ...
Time: 60s
Place: scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 167
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, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, undercover, ira, terrorism, crimes, state affairs, working undercover, golden years, adventure, chases and races, kgb, militant ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Day of the Dolphin (1973)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Dr Jake Terrell, who has been training a pair of dolphins for many years, has had a breakthrough. He has taught his dolphins to speak and understand English, although they do have a limited vocabulary. When the dolphins are stolen, he discovers ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, melancholic, sexy, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, assassination, undercover, adventure, political intrigue, animal life, deadly, dishonesty, heroes, government agency, race against time, espionage ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.5
 637
Out Cold (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A comedy about an angry married couple, a private investigator, and a walk-in freezer.
Style: rough, semi serious, witty, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: frame up, murder, infidelity, nothing goes right, crime, crimes, misfit partners, cons and scams, private detective, partners, disorder, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%