Movies like The Debt

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The Debt (2010)
 6.8
 70K
The Debt (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Hungary, Israel
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Rachel Singer is a former Mossad agent who tried to capture a notorious Nazi war criminal – the Surgeon of Birkenau – in a secret Israeli mission that ended with his death on the streets of East Berlin. Now, 30 years later, a man claiming to be the doctor has surfaced, and Rachel must return to Eastern Europe to uncover the truth. Overwhelmed by haunting memories of her younger self and her two fellow agents, the still-celebrated heroine must relive the trauma of those events and confront the debt she has incurred.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, tense, exciting, talky, realistic, serious, twist ending, clever ...
Plot: spy, mossad, war criminal, cold war, world war two, jewish, secret agents, nazi, espionage, nazi hunter, redemption, female protagonist, war, corruption, idealism, moral ambiguity, ex husband ex wife relationship, moral dilemma, haunted by the past, righting the wronged, holocaust survivor, war crime, nazi war criminal, revenge, assassin ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 90s, 70s, year 1966, year 1997, 1960s ...
Place: israel, middle east, berlin germany, east germany, germany, kiev ukraine, east berlin ...

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Most similar movies to The Debt

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out interesting, suspenseful, suspense and serious films with plots about dialogue, storytelling, secrets, twists and turns, brutality, corruption and betrayal mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Debt: Munich (2005), Bridge of Spies (2015), Black Book (2006), The Odessa File (1974), Body of Lies (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 228K
Munich (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 164 min.
Story: During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and ...
Style: political, suspenseful, tense, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, espionage, assassination, jewish, vengeance, spy, mossad, murder, politics, judaism, terrorist, secret agents ...
Time: 70s, year 1972, 20th century
Place: middle east, israel, beirut lebanon, europe, palestine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 312K
Bridge of Spies (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, India, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: During the Cold War, the Soviet Union captures U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers after shooting down his U-2 spy plane. Sentenced to 10 years in prison, Powers' only hope is New York lawyer James Donovan, recruited by a CIA operative to negotiate ...
Style: suspense, political, realistic, tricky, intense ...
Plot: lawyer, cold war, espionage, spy, cia, berlin wall, negotiation, justice, soviet spy, court, border crossing, rescue ...
Time: 60s, year 1957, year 1960, 50s, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, east germany, ussr, west germany, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 77K
Black Book (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Netherlands, Germany, UK, Belgium
Duration: 145 min.
Story: In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance.
Style: tense, suspense, epic, erotic, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: world war two, holocaust, jewish, spy, nazi, war, espionage, atrocity, life is a bitch, nazism, twists and turns, revenge ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, year 1944, year 1956, 20th century ...
Place: netherlands, holland, israel, germany, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Odessa File (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: After reading the diary of an elderly Jewish man who committed suicide, freelance journalist Peter Miller begins to investigate the alleged sighting of a former SS-Captain who commanded a concentration camp during World War II. Miller eventually ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, suspense, intense ...
Plot: investigation, nazi, world war two, spy, espionage, war criminal, jewish, war crime, holocaust, conspiracy, israeli, neo nazi ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1963 ...
Place: germany, israel, vienna, hamburg germany, west germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: British agent Alec Leamas refuses to come in from the cold war during the 1960s, choosing to face another mission, which may prove to be his final one.
Style: political, suspense, talky, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: cold war, espionage, spy, berlin wall, iron curtain, double agent, british intelligence, politics, loner, betrayal, library, cynicism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, east germany, london, england, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 230K
Body of Lies (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The CIA’s hunt is on for the mastermind of a wave of terrorist attacks. Roger Ferris is the agency’s man on the ground, moving from place to place, scrambling to stay ahead of ever-shifting events. An eye in the sky – a satellite link – ...
Style: tense, realistic, clever, political, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, spy, cia, espionage, intelligence agency, terrorist, cia agent, government agency, secret service, bomb, moral ambiguity, terrorist attack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, jordan, israel, virginia, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Walk on Water (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Israel, Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eyal, an Israeli Mossad agent, is given the mission to track down and kill the very old Alfred Himmelman, an ex-Nazi officer, who might still be alive. Pretending to be a tourist guide, he befriends his grandson Axel, in Israel to visit his sister ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, sincere, suspense ...
Plot: gay, mossad, hitman, redemption, murder, spy, family secret, lgbt, gay slur, working undercover, introspection, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, berlin germany, germany, argentina, jerusalem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 131K
Syriana (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The Middle Eastern oil industry is the backdrop of this tense drama, which weaves together numerous story lines. Bennett Holiday is an American lawyer in charge of facilitating a dubious merger of oil companies, while Bryan Woodman, a ...
Style: suspense, political, tense, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, spy, cia, espionage, capitalism, politics, globalization, corruption, oil, conspiracy, political conspiracy, deal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, usa, iran, lebanon, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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1198
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Nothing But the Truth (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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: psychological, suspense, tense, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Plot: journalism, cia, lawyer, reporter, courtroom drama, media, journalist, corruption, courtroom, murder, espionage, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 18K
Topaz (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A French intelligence agent becomes embroiled in the Cold War politics first with uncovering the events leading up to the 1962 Cuban Missle Crisis, and then back to France to break up an international Russian spy ring.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: spy, cold war, espionage, betrayal, surveillance, cuban missile crisis, kgb, secret agents, politics, state affairs, undercover, government agency ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1962
Place: cuba, france, paris france, copenhagen, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden, Norway
Duration: 158 min.
Story: This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, rough, neo noir, clever ...
Plot: serial killer, rape, hacker, investigation, sexual abuse, strong female character, missing person, twists and turns, mystery, crimes, journalist, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, year 1966, contemporary, 60s, year 2011 ...
Place: stockholm sweden, scandinavia, sweden, europe, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Most Wanted Man (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A Chechen Muslim illegally immigrates to Hamburg and becomes a person of interest for a covert government team which tracks the movements of potential terrorists.
Style: bleak, thought provoking, tense, clever, political ...
Plot: espionage, spy, terrorism, intelligence, surveillance, secret service, investigation, islam, betrayal, manipulation, who to trust, character study ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: hamburg germany, germany, berlin germany, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Ipcress File (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This espionage thriller represents a landmark in spy movies introducing the sly, dry intelligence agent Harry Palmer. The story, centers on Palmer's investigation into British Intelligence security. He's soon enmeshed in a world of ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, exciting, tense ...
Plot: espionage, cold war, spy, conspiracy, brainwashing, investigation, politics, british, double agent, political intrigue, undercover, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: london, albania, england, berlin germany, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Boys from Brazil (1978)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Nazi hunter Ezra Lieberman discovers a sinister and bizarre plot to rekindle the Third Reich.
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, intense, suspense ...
Plot: nazi, conspiracy, nazi hunter, neo nazi, chase, world war two, jungle, jewish, holocaust, insanity, genetic engineering, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: paraguay, germany, latin america, europe, pennsylvania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Little Nikita (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Roy Parmenter is an FBI agent in San Diego; 20 years ago his partner was killed by a Soviet spy, nicknamed Scuba, still at large. Scuba is now trying to extort the Soviets; to prove he's serious, he's killing their agents one by one, ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, sexy, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spy, fbi, cold war, teenager, investigation, crimes, death, teenage boy, mentor, secrets, violence, serial killer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: russia, los angeles, usa, california, san diego california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet mole within his former colleagues at the heart of MI6.
Style: suspense, thought provoking, tense, bleak, non-linear ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, espionage, spy, investigation, secret service, mole, british intelligence, double agent, betrayal, government agency, secret agents, surveillance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, london, england, budapest, istanbul turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.7
 615K
Argo (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA 'exfiltration' specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian ambassador.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, political ...
Plot: cia, rescue mission, revolution, secret mission, politics, u.s. embassy, espionage, spy, hostage, american abroad, escape, culture clash ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1979, year 1980, 20th century ...
Place: middle east, iran, tehran iran, langley virginia, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.6
 28K
Torn Curtain (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: During the Cold War, an American scientist appears to defect to East Germany as part of a cloak and dagger mission to find the formula for a resin solution, but the plan goes awry when his fiancee, unaware of his motivation, follows him across the ...
Style: suspense, tense, stylized, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: cold war, espionage, spy, politics, secrets, iron curtain, culture clash, murder mystery, police investigation, manipulation, double agent, political intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: east germany, berlin germany, europe, germany, copenhagen ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 7.4
 65K
Marathon Man (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A graduate student and obsessive runner in New York is drawn into a mysterious plot involving his brother, a member of the secretive Division.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, paranoia, dentist, revenge, nazi, violence, kidnapping, spy, chase, brother brother relationship, torture, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, uruguay, paris france, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Bedford Incident (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Richard Widmark plays a hardened cold-war warrior and captain of the American destroyer USS Bedford. Sidney Poitier is a reporter given permission to interview the captain during a routine patrol. Poitier gets more than he bargained for when the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric, political, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, submarine, navy, war, world war two, propaganda, russian, heroic mission, ship, battlefield, military, journalism ...
Time: 60s
Place: russia, atlantic ocean, greenland
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.8
 56K
Rendition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When an Egyptian terrorism suspect "disappears" on a flight from Africa to Washington DC, his American wife and a CIA analyst find themselves caught up in a struggle to secure his release from a secret detention facility somewhere outside ...
Style: rough, serious, tense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, conspiracy, kidnapping, terrorist, surveillance, torture, cia, war on terror, spy, police brutality, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, washington d.c., egypt, south africa, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A suburban family chooses seemingly sweet Peyton Flanders as their newborn's nanny. Only much later does the infant's mother, Claire Bartel, realize Peyton's true intentions -- to destroy Claire and replace her in the family. The ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: obsession, nanny, vengeance, twists and turns, female psychopath, psychopath, domestic disturbance, home invasion, suicide, asthma, sexual abuse, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: seattle, washington state, san francisco, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.3
 8K
Music Box (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A lawyer defends her father accused of war crimes, but there is more to the case than she suspects.
Style: suspenseful, tense, emotional, political, talky ...
Plot: courtroom drama, justice, anti semitism, court, lawyer, courtroom, communism, betrayal, world war two, legal, manipulation, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, germany, argentina, poland, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Half Moon Street (1986)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dr. Lauren Slaughter, a research fellow at the Arab-Anglo Institute in London is utterly frustrated by her job. To supplement her income, she starts moonlighting at the Jasmine Escort Service, where she has more control over men and money than she ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, sexy, suspense ...
Plot: politics, intrigue, romance, espionage, escort, spy, political intrigue, dishonesty, infidelity, uncover truth, female protagonist, male nudity ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: england, middle east, europe, london, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.3
 87K
Eye in the Sky (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: South Africa, UK, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A military officer in command of a drone operation to capture terrorists in Kenya sees her mission escalate from “capture” to “kill” just as a nine-year old girl enters the kill zone.
Style: suspense, political, suspenseful, intense, tense ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, surveillance, military, drone, terrorist plot, spy, survival, espionage, tragedy, child in peril, war ...
Time: future, contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: africa, iraq, kenya, england, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.9
 1K
Enigma (1982)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 101 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, intense, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: cold war, spy, kgb, iron curtain, espionage, assassination, undercover, dishonesty, politics, journalism, government agency, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: east germany, germany, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.9
 58K
Traitor (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When straight arrow FBI agent Roy Clayton heads up the investigation into a dangerous international conspiracy, all clues seem to lead back to former U.S. Special Operations officer, Samir Horn.
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, twists and turns, religion, islam, bomb, cia, spy, faith, traitor, fbi, terrorist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1978
Place: london, africa, israel, middle east, sudan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.7
 40K
Apt Pupil (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Neighborhood boy Todd Bowden discovers that an old man living on his block named Arthur Denker is nazi war criminal. Bowden confronts Denker and offers him a deal: Bowden will not go to the authorities if Denker tells him stories of the ...
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, scary, suspense ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: holocaust, nazi, high school, war criminal, blackmail, nazism, world war two, obsession, nazi war criminal, manipulation, death, murder ...
Time: year 1984, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, california, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: political, suspense, suspenseful, tense, intense ...
Plot: cold war, politics, conspiracy, white house, military, u.s. air force, espionage, terrorism, secret service, betrayal, race against time, revolution ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, future
Place: pentagon, latin america, austin texas, california, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.3
 4K
Extremities (1986)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman escapes from the man who is about to rape her, but leaves her purse behind. Afraid that her attacker might come after her, she goes to the police, but with no proof of the incident, they can do nothing. In fact, the man does use the ...
Style: tense, suspense, sexy, thought provoking, psychological ...
Plot: rape and revenge, revenge, home invasion, unsupportive friend, attempted rape, rapist, moral dilemma, sexualized violence, vigilantism, female protagonist, woman with a gun, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%