Movies like Jack Strong

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Jack Strong (2014)
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Jack Strong (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A spy thriller telling a historically based story of a man who alone dares to challenge Soviets being in the middle of the communistic system himself. Planning the maneuvers of Warsaw Pact forces he discovers that the American plans of nuclear counterattack against Soviet forces is planned to be executed on Polish territory. Thanks to his determination he starts a long, lonely and psychologically exhausting cooperation with CIA. From that moment the life of his and his family is in danger as one careless move can lead to tragedy.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, factual
Plot: spy, martial law, politics, political unrest, undercover, government agency, state affairs, dishonesty, chase, espionage, father son relationship, border crossing, crimes, danger, communism, rivalry, secret agents, cia, kgb, cold war, polish history, anti communism, family, suicide, counter intelligence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, 60s, 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, poland, ussr, soviet union, warsaw poland

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Most similar movies to Jack Strong

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about state affairs, dishonesty, undercover, espionage, secret agents, spy and government agency mostly in Thriller, Drama and History genres. Some movies like Jack Strong: Bridge of Spies (2015), Enigma (1982), The Ipcress File (1965), Legacy (2013), The Jigsaw Man (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Bridge of Spies (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, India
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: realistic, suspense, serious, tricky, intense ...
Plot: espionage, cold war, lawyer, spy, cia, pilot, rescue, legal, danger, justice, mission, undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 50s, 1950s ...
Place: soviet union, usa, ussr, europe, berlin germany ...
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100%
 6.0
 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, intense, exciting ...
Plot: kgb, iron curtain, espionage, undercover, assassination, cold war, politics, danger, dishonesty, journalism, rivalry, government agency ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, east germany, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Ipcress File (1965)
Genre: 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: suspenseful, suspense, tense, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Plot: espionage, cold war, spy, political intrigue, double agent, undercover, investigation, dishonesty, race against time, danger, rivalry, politics ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, albania, london, europe, scotland yard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.8
 382
Legacy (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the 1970s London during the height of the Cold War when a young spy discovers the disturbing truth about his father's complex past. Based on Alan Judd's 2001 novel Legacy, the second in the Thoroughgood series after 1981's A ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: espionage, kgb, spy, undercover, love and romance, secret agents, government agency, betrayal, political unrest, forbidden love, dishonesty, cold war ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974
Place: england, london, europe, soviet union, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, espionage, cold war, undercover, betrayal, state affairs, politics, conspiracy, working undercover, political intrigue, political corruption, uncover truth ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, england, europe, scotland yard, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Fourth Protocol (1987)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Plan Aurora, led by Kim Philby is a plan that breaches the top-secret Fourth Protocol and turns the fears that shaped it into a living nightmare. A crack Soviet agent, placed under cover in a quiet English country town, begins to assemble a nuclear ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, espionage, politics, chase, betrayal, race against time, undercover, secret agents, military base, political intrigue, danger, conspiracy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: russia, england, europe, london, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.5
 2K
The Assets (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: 1985 serves as the backdrop to the final showdown of the Cold War when Sandy and her partner Jeanne Vertefeuille vowed to find the mole that would turn out to be the most notorious traitor in US History, Aldrich Ames. Sandy is in a race against time ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, based on true events
Plot: cold war, cia, espionage, top secret, communism, secret agents, kgb, spy, double agent, investigation, political intrigue, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 1880s
Place: usa, soviet union, ussr, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.0
 7K
Farewell (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Engaging, emotional and riveting, FAREWELL is an intricate and highly intelligent thriller pulled from the pages of history— about an ordinary man thrust into the biggest theft of Soviet information of the Cold War. Ronald Reagan called this piece ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: cold war, espionage, kgb, double agent, undercover, state affairs, danger, dishonesty, betrayal, working undercover, father son relationship, iron curtain ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: soviet union, france, ussr, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Company (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 286 min.
TV show
Story: Real-life figures from the Cold War era mix with a fictional story based on a group of CIA operatives and their counterparts in the KGB, MI6, and the Mossad.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, epic, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, cold war, spy, suspicion, undercover, betrayal, mole, double life, politics, state affairs, intrigue, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 50s, 60s, 70s
Place: europe, germany, russia, yale university, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, espionage, car chase, secret agents, spy, betrayal, on the run, working undercover, rivalry, danger, undercover, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: ireland, russia, london, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Midnight in Saint Petersburg (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, Russia, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Harry Palmer heads a private investigation business based in Moscow. His associates are Nikolai "Nick" Petrov (Jason Connery), ex-CIA agent Craig (Michael Sarrazin), and ex-KGB Colonel Gradsky (Lev Prygunov). They take on the job of ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, private detective, dishonesty, rivalry, secret agents, save the day, track down, political conspiracy, heroes, state affairs, chases and races, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.3
 1K
The Patriots (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Ariel, un jeune Juif français, décide de quitter sa famille pour partir en Israël et devenir un agent du Mossad, les services secrets israéliens. En participant à des missions à Paris, Tel Aviv et Washington, il sera initié à l'art ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mossad, secret agents, spy, espionage, undercover, dishonesty, government agency, intrigue, manipulations, manipulation, rebellion, politics ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, israel, middle east, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Secrets of State (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In France, terrorist groups and intelligence agencies battle in a merciless war everyday, in the name of radically opposed ideologies. Yet, terrorist and secret agents lead almost the same lives. Condemned to secrecy, these masters of manipulation ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense
Plot: terrorist, espionage, secret agents, good versus evil, state affairs, race against time, political conspiracy, deadly, special agents, working undercover, dishonesty, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Rocket Attack U.S.A. (1961)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: It's the height of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union with the Communists launching a spy satellite that has the Free World leaders in a panic. Fears about the nature of the satellite force the United States to send an ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: espionage, cold war, rivalry, undercover, chases and races, save the day, danger, escapades, dishonesty, chaos, government agency, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, future, year 1957, near future
Place: russia, usa, new york, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Murder in the Central Committee (1982)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The plot follows a private detective, an ex communist and former CIA agent, who travels from Barcelona to Madrid to discover the identity of the assassin of the leader of the Spanish Communist party who was stabbed during a blackout while presiding ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic, biting
Plot: investigation, murder, private detective, graphic violence, deadly, politics, rivalry, strong sexual content, dishonesty, government agency, undercover, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Funeral in Berlin (1966)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Colonel Stok, a Soviet intelligence officer responsible for security at the Berlin Wall, appears to want to defect but the evidence is contradictory. Stok wants the British to handle his defection and asks for one of their agents, Harry Palmer, to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychotronic, political thriller ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, espionage, spy, berlin wall, chase, betrayal, special agents, manhunt, danger, secret agents, crimes, government agency ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, east germany, europe, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Formosa Betrayed (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the early 1980s, an FBI Agent is assigned to investigate the murder of a respected professor. Through his investigation, he unearths a spider web of international secrets that has been thriving within college campuses across America for decades. ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, police detective, rebellion, fighting the system, society, crimes, law enforcement, politics, who to trust, political unrest, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: asia, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Bullet to Beijing (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Russia, Canada, USA
Duration: 122 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, europe, korea, st. petersburg russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 835
The Salamander (1981)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An Italian policeman investigates a series of murders involving people in prominent positions. Left behind at each murder scene is a drawing of a salamander. The policeman begins to suspect these murders are linked to a plot to seize control of the ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, enigmatic, captivating ...
Plot: murder, politics, police investigation, political conspiracy, political intrigue, crimes, crime, danger, mystery, political corruption, state affairs, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.2
 17K
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: tense, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, enigmatic ...
Plot: espionage, betrayal, kgb, secret agents, politics, state affairs, undercover, government agency, spy, surveillance, cold war, nato ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1962
Place: cuba, paris france, new york, copenhagen, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Foreigner (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This story is about a freelance agent (Seagal) who is the courier of a package from France to Germany. He soon finds that many people want to get their hands on it.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, chase, martial arts, good versus evil, race against time, on the run, heroes, adventure, one man army, murder, political conspiracy, undercover ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, poland, germany, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Executioner (1970)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A British intelligence agent must track down a fellow spy suspected of being a double agent.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, talky, serious ...
Plot: espionage, spy, heroes, betrayal, secret agents, crimes, graphic violence, political corruption, working undercover, political conspiracy, adventure, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
American Roulette (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Carlos Quintas, the democratically-elected president of an unnamed South American country, has been deposed by a military coup. He is in London, the head of a government in exile, rallying international support. He is also a poet of talent and ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: danger, politics, chases and races, rebellion, on the run, assassination attempt, deadly, head of state, heroes, espionage, crimes, state affairs ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 6.4
 2K
Triple Agent (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Spain, Greece, Russia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Popular Front wins elections, the Spanish Civil War begins, and Hitler and Stalin are manipulating and spying. The brilliant exile, Fiodor Voronin, a general at 20, is the deputy at the White Russian Military Union, probably slated to replace ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, enigmatic, psychological
Plot: espionage, government agency, politics, secret agents, political corruption, life is a bitch, betrayal, undercover, rebellion, dishonesty, uncover truth, love triangle ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: france, russia, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.4
 670
Crossplot (1969)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A successful London ad-exec hires a beautiful Hungarian girl to pose for some modeling shots, little realising that she has overheard an assassination plot and is now being hunted by some dangerous killers.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, danger, undercover, life turned upside down, disorder, rivalry, deadly, espionage, crimes, dishonesty, chases and races, assassination ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.8
 804
The Amateur (1981)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A researcher for the CIA who convinces his superiors to send him to the eastern bloc in order to avenge the murder of his wife by enemy agents discovers a web of deception underneath his wife's death.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: murder, espionage, intrigue, politics, hostage, against the rules, rebellion, crimes, undercover, government agency, deadly, secret agents ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, italy, czech republic, prague, central europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Full Disclosure (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A reporter discovers a woman who is a suspected terrorist.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: terrorism, undercover, manhunt, hidden identity, danger, on the run, government agency, special agents, journalism, chases and races, federal bureau of investigation, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.0
 447
Chameleon (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An undercover agent (Anthony LaPaglia) uses his rare personality disorder in pursuing the drug-cartel leader responsible for the deaths of his wife and kids.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vengeance, chases and races, law enforcement, dealing with death, drug dealing, good versus evil, crimes, dishonesty, government agency, special agents, working undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.6
 932
Avenger (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After his own daughter was killed in Panama in 1994, former CIA agent Calvin Dexter became a private 'specialist' in cases which wouldn't reach justice trough the regular legal channels. Two years later he accepts to find Richard ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: manhunt, undercover, special agents, save the day, working undercover, track down, rivalry, government agency, state affairs, race against time, justice, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., former yugoslavia, africa, bosnia, south africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 1K
The Idealist (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A whistle blower attempts to reveal the secret behind a nuclear disaster that occurred during the height of the Cold War.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, tense
Plot: journalist, idealism, uncover truth, life is a bitch, state affairs, dishonesty, whistleblower, contamination, cold war, conspiracy, catastrophe, human
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s
Place: greenland, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%