Movies like Wrong Is Right

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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, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, dark humor, witty, cynical, political comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, political satire, assassination, terrorism, fighting the system, farce, government agency, secret agents, special agents, espionage, investigation, journalism, race against time, media satire, political conspiracy, political corruption, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty, media, rebellion, state affairs, undercover ...
Time: 80s, near future
Place: texas, manhattan new york city, north africa, u.s. capitol building

Most similar movies to Wrong Is Right

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about state affairs, deadly, dishonesty, undercover, crimes, political conspiracy and politics mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like Wrong Is Right: The Enemy Within (1994), Winter Kills (1979), The Domino Killings (1977), Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977), Days of Terror (2006). 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: conspiracy, fighting the system, politics, government agency, special agents, army investigation, betrayal, manhunt, terrorism, uncover truth, political conspiracy, political corruption ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination of president, assassination, investigation, political conspiracy, fighting the system, politics, mystery, amateur detective, government agency, assassination attempt, legal investigation, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1960, 1960s, 1950s ...
Place: havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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, government agency, protagonist as suspect, spy, cia, secret agents, witnessing a crime, assassination attempt, espionage, terrorism, frame up ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, europe, spain, vietnam, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, assassination, vietnam war, fighting the system, politics, nuclear threat, government agency, hostages, one man army, prison, secret agents, race against time ...
Place: asia, montana, usa, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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 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: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, save the day, terrorism, political conspiracy, crimes, danger, deadly, state affairs, assassination, human nature, politics, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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: semi serious, humorous, futuristic, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: politics, journalism, white house, illegal immigration, civil war, terrorism, translator, immigrants, betrayal, chaos and mayhem, culture clash, media satire ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: idaho, middle east, usa, pakistan, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 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: suspense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, espionage, terrorism, fighting the system, special agents, race against time, uncover truth, government agency, secret agents, chases and races, danger, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: senator, explosive, extramarital affair, bomb, terrorist, assassination, terrorism, police investigation, politics, bomb threat, government agency, master criminal ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: cold war, u.s. air force, white house, politics, conspiracy, secret service, political thriller, kidnapping, desert, coup, revolution, chief of staff ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, future
Place: pentagon, russia, texas, latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, retirement, espionage, secret agents, track down, special agents, danger, undercover, revenge, chases and races, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, kenya, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: neo noir, government agency, assassination, conspiracy theory, neo-noir, cafe, fighting the system, investigation, politics, race against time, terrorism, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, kgb, politics, government agency, hostage, secret agents, special agents, witnessing a crime, prison, assassination attempt, betrayal ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, germany, russia, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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: semi serious, dark humor, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, frame up, misfit partners, store, cons and scams, love triangle, private investigator, frozen body, crime, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, bleak, stylized, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: assassination, politics, senator, corruption, investigation, murder, neo noir, reporter, political corruption, political conspiracy, assassination attempt, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, seattle, usa, seattle washington, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: semi serious, clever, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, amateur detective, investigation, murder, suburbs, mystery, protagonist as suspect, unsupportive spouse, crime, who done it, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bomb, soldier, politics, revolution, undercover, terrorism, crimes, danger, deadly, state affairs, criminal heroes, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: serious, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, assassin, cia, sniper, political conspiracy, politics, frame up, anti capitalism, government agency, head of state, uncover truth, chases and races ...
Time: year 1963
Place: dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, september 11 2001, politics, government agency, head of state, special agents, race against time, save the day, heroic mission, danger, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
 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, serious, exciting, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: iron curtain, kgb, spy, espionage, cold war, cia, assassination, undercover, government agency, secret agents, renegade, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, east germany, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, realistic, rough
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, mystery, police corruption, political conspiracy, riddles and clues, working undercover, life is a bitch, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, chase, politics, government agency, crime, head of state, secret agents, assassination attempt, espionage, race against time, political conspiracy, political intrigue ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, 19th century
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, surprise ending ...
Plot: terrorism, secret agents, espionage, fighting the system, vengeance, political conspiracy, political corruption, political intrigue, campaign, dishonesty, rivalry, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: offbeat, serious, biting, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: politics, assassination, gory, government agency, head of state, losing-it hero, secret agents, assassination attempt, terrorism, political conspiracy, political corruption, political intrigue ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: moon, fighting the system, politics, government agency, special agents, witnessing a crime, assassination attempt, manhunt, military life, police corruption, political conspiracy, political corruption ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: radiation, firefighter, government agency, hostages, secret agents, special agents, race against time, save the day, terrorism, political conspiracy, working undercover, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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: clever, talky, witty, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: political conspiracy, presidential election, election campaign, rape, cia, senator, political corruption, politics, gulf war, war, white house, election ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: albania, washington d.c., usa, latin america, iraq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: assassination, bodyguard, terrorism, politics, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, state affairs, undercover, secret agents, espionage ...
Time: 80s
Place: wyoming, washington d.c., ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, soldier, terrorism, ira, government agency, espionage, adventure, political conspiracy, political intrigue, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Tailor of Panama (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A British spy is banished to Panama after having an affair with an ambassador's mistress. Once there he makes connection with a local tailor with a nefarious past and connections to all of the top political and gangster figures in Panama. The ...
Style: clever, cynical, talky, stylized, dark humor ...
Plot: politics, spy, espionage, children, fireworks, bridge, debt, president, secret agent, birthday, swimming, band ...
Time: 90s
Place: panama, latin america, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, undercover, anti heroes, adventure, government agency, secret agents, witnessing a crime, against the rules, assassination attempt, espionage, on the run, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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