Movies and TV shows like The Avengers 1961

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The Avengers (1961)
 8.2
 6K
The Avengers (1961)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Avengers is a British television series created in the 1960s. The Avengers initially focused on Dr. David Keel and his assistant John Steed. Hendry left after the first series and Steed became the main character, partnered with a succession of assistants. Steed's most famous assistants were intelligent, stylish and assertive women: Cathy Gale, Emma Peel, and later Tara King. Later episodes increasingly incorporated elements of science fiction and fantasy, parody and British eccentricity.
Style: humorous, exciting, offbeat, witty, semi serious, eurospy
Plot: spy, secret agents, martial arts, espionage, heroes, master criminal, take over, secret agent, arms dealing, workplace intrigue, cult, danger, heroic mission, glory, slick, rivalry, race against time, undercover, female partner, mystery, mi6, english countryside, secret mission, riddles and clues, henchman ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, london, europe, britain

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Most similar movies to The Avengers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, humorous and realistic films and TV series with plots about heroes, undercover, spy, espionage, secret agents, danger and martial arts mostly in Action, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Avengers: Get Smart (1965), The Karate Killers (1967), Goldfinger (1964), The Wild Wild West (1965), The Spy with My Face (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.2
 11K
Get Smart (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Get Smart is an American comedy television series that satirizes the secret agent genre. Created by Mel Brooks with Buck Henry, the show stars Don Adams, Barbara Feldon, and Edward Platt. Henry said they created the show by request of Daniel ...
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, parody, espionage, secret service, cold war, top secret, surveillance, gadget, spy, secret agent, hi-tech, chases and races ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Karate Killers (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller, Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: International spies Napoleon Solo (Robert Vaughn) and Illya Kuryakin (David McCallum) travel around the globe in an effort to track down a secret formula that was divided into four parts and left by a dying scientist with his four of five daughters, ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: heroes, secret agents, spy, escapades, undercover, inventions and discoveries, master villain, danger, rivalry, woman in danger, heroic mission, track down ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
The New Avengers (1976)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, UK, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The New Avengers is a British secret agent fantasy adventure television series produced during 1976 and 1977. It is a sequel to the 1960s series, The Avengers and was developed by original series producers Albert Fennell and Brian Clemens. The ...
Style: based on cult tv series, eurospy
Plot: spy, british, james bond spoof, martial arts, love interest, umbrella, sidekick, trio, violence, mission, spy mission, male female relationship ...
Time: 70s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.7
 169K
Goldfinger (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Special agent 007 (Sean Connery) comes face to face with one of the most notorious villains of all time, and now he must outwit and outgun the powerful tycoon to prevent him from cashing in on a devious scheme to raid Fort Knox -- and obliterate the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: laser, secret agents, espionage, spy, chase, murder, golf, pilot, cia, race against time, henchman, megalomaniac ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: kentucky, england, switzerland, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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The Wild Wild West (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The Wild Wild West is an American television series that ran on CBS for four seasons from September 17, 1965 to April 4, 1969. Two television movies were made with the original cast in 1979 and 1980, and the series was adapted for a motion picture ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, secret agents, gadget, secret agent, spy, undercover, old west, partners, escapades, adventure, working undercover, partners against crime ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, tucson arizona, new mexico, arizona, sonora ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Spy with My Face (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Napoleon Solo is captured by Thrush and replaced with a double.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: secret agents, espionage, heroes, spy, partners, adventure, kidnapping, danger, rivalry, escapades, undercover, confined ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: humorous, clever, suspenseful, witty, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, assassination, hitman, zeppelin, politics, journalism, danger, crime, assassination attempt, crimes, government agency, state affairs ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 1900s
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
One Spy Too Many (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The men from U.N.C.L.E." are back! This time Robert Vaughn and David McCallum must stop the meglomanic Alexander (Rip Torn) from committing the world's greatest crimes.
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, psychotronic
Plot: secret agents, heroes, espionage, spy, megalomaniac, super weapon, chess, undercover, master villain, rivalry, danger, assassination ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 7.5
 18K
Batman (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Batman is a 1960s American live action television series, based on the DC comic book character of the same name. It stars Adam West as Batman and Burt Ward as Robin — two crime-fighting heroes who defend Gotham City. It aired on ABC for three ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, estate, heroes, secret identity, master criminal, undercover, escapades, criminal heroes, danger, chief, super vehicle, business venture ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.1
 2K
I Spy (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: I Spy is an American television secret-agent adventure series. It ran for three seasons on NBC from 1965 to 1968 and teamed Robert Culp as international tennis player Kelly Robinson with Bill Cosby as his trainer, Alexander Scott. The ...
Style: cynical, exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, undercover, espionage, secret agent, tennis, escapades, heroes, government agency, adventure, partners, heroic mission, working undercover ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.4
 4K
Danger 5 (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Set in a bizarre, 1960's inspired version of World War II, the action comedy series follows the finest group of spies the Allies have to offer on a mission to kill Adolf Hitler.
Style: surreal, humorous, stylized, not serious, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: spy, hitler, save the world, disorder, undercover, secret agents, nazism, parody, world war two, russian, heroic mission, adventure ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 142 min.
Story: James Bond tracks archnemesis Ernst Blofeld to a mountaintop retreat where he's training an army of beautiful but lethal women. Along the way, Bond falls for Italian contessa Tracy Draco -- and marries her in order to get closer to Blofeld. ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, heroes, secret agents, undercover, suicide attempt, gadget, world domination, bio weapon, honeymoon, kilt, british secret service, blizzard ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, switzerland, alps, london, portugal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 3.8
 40K
The Avengers (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: British Ministry agent John Steed, under direction from "Mother", investigates a diabolical plot by arch-villain Sir August de Wynter to rule the world with his weather control machine. Steed investigates the beautiful Doctor Mrs. Emma ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, eurospy, based on cult tv series ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: secret agents, mad scientist, good versus evil, heroes, clones, hitman, martial arts, human duplication, weather manipulation, terrorism, secret agent, espionage ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Silencers (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Music, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Matt Helm (Dean Martin) is called out of retirement to stop the evil Big O organization who plan to explode an atomic bomb over Alamagordo, NM, and start WW III.
Style: realistic, not serious, exciting, humorous, witty ...
Plot: parody, good versus evil, undercover, secret agents, espionage, heroes, spy, rivalry, golden years, danger, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Reilly: Ace of Spies (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 720 min.
Story: A dramatization of the missions and adventures of the greatest spy in British history.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: espionage, double agent, secret agents, spy, heroes, master villain, heroic mission, working undercover, race against time, dishonesty, betrayal, undercover ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, 20th century
Place: england, russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is an American television series that was broadcast on NBC from September 22, 1964, to January 15, 1968. It follows the exploits of two secret agents, played by Robert Vaughn and David McCallum, who work for a fictitious ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, homoerotic
Plot: secret agents, heroes, espionage, terrorism, spy, secret agent, race against time, master villain, world domination, network, heroic mission, working undercover ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.6
 44K
Alias (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Sydney Bristow, an agent who has been tricked to believe she is working for the U.S. government, is actually working for a criminal organization named the Alliance of Twelve. Upon learning this, Sydney becomes a double agent for the real CIA.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, boys' night
Plot: cia, female spy, double agent, secret identity, secret agents, spy, working undercover, betrayal, deception, chases and races, danger, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 8.2
 14K
MI-5 (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Tense drama series about the different challenges faced by the British Security Service as they work against the clock to safeguard the nation. The title is a popular colloquialism for spies, and the series follows the work of a group of MI5 ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, rough, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, undercover, profanity, double life, double agent, heroes, state affairs, society, deadly, danger, machismo ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Ambushers (1967)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A U.S. government built flying saucer is launched into space on a top secret test flight, but is brought down by exiled ruler of an outlaw nation who uses a remote control device to cause the ship to land at his secret base in Mexico. Agent Matt ...
Style: humorous, rough, suspenseful, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, secret agents, heroes, spy, danger, escapades, chases and races, rivalry, undercover, spacecraft, hijacking, heroic mission ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.2
 145K
Dr. No (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the film that launched the James Bond saga, Agent 007 battles mysterious Dr. No, a scientific genius bent on destroying the U.S. space program. As the countdown to disaster begins, Bond must go to Jamaica, where he encounters beautiful Honey ...
Style: exciting, sexy, clever, witty, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, espionage, spy, assassination, cia, sniper, megalomaniac, world domination, gadget, secretary, terrorism, undercover ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, future
Place: jamaica, west indies, caribbean, england, bahamas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Two globetrotting private eyes with diferente styles team up, guarding their true identities at all costs from the bad guys‒and from each other.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Plot: spy, hidden identity, danger, espionage, chases and races, heroes, crime, undercover, partners, adventure, crimes, pretense ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Alex Rider thinks he is a normal school boy, until his uncle is killed. He discovers that his uncle was actually spy on a mission, when he was killed. Alex is recruited by Alan Blunt to continue the mission. He is sent to Cornwall to investigate a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, melancholic, serious ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, secret agents, child spy, chases and races, undercover, race against time, school, martial arts, espionage, heroic mission, danger, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.1
 941
M.I.High (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Family, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
Story: M.I. High is a BBC children's spy-fi adventure series. It was produced for the BBC by the independent production company Kudos, who also produced the hit BBC spy drama Spooks. It follows in the success of the Young Bond and the Alex Rider ...
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, humorous, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: secret agents, adventure, working undercover, youth, escapades, child spy, heroic mission, government agency, undercover, high school, secret, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Wrecking Crew (1968)
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: realistic, humorous, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, race against time, adventure, master villain, crimes, escapades, dishonesty, undercover, chases and races, danger, save the day ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark, denmark, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Green Hornet (1966)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A newspaper publisher and his Asian valet/martial arts expert battle crime as the feared Green Hornet and Kato. After Bruce Lee's untimely death in 1973, and the global success of 'Enter The Dragon', two 90-minute feature films were ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: vigilantism, secret identity, heroes, superhero, undercover, fighting crime, crimes, friendship, rivalry, justice, organized crime, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.9
 67K
Burn Notice (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: A formerly blacklisted spy uses his unique skills and training to help people in desperate situations.
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, starting over, adventure, uncover truth, outsmarting, ex law enforcer, new job, gadget, lifestyle change, peril, secret agents, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, rivalry, dishonesty, politics, danger, race against time ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, london, albania, europe, scotland yard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Murderers' Row (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The handsome top agent Matt dies a tragic death in his bath tub - the women mourn about the loss. However it's just faked for his latest top-secret mission: He shall find Dr. Solaris, inventor of the Helium laser beam, powerful enough to ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: secret agents, chase, heroes, good versus evil, faked death, parody, spy, heroic mission, island, missing person, working undercover, kidnapping ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, washington d.c., french riviera, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.2
 233K
True Lies (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Harry Tasker is a secret agent for the United States Government. For years, he has kept his job from his wife, but is forced to reveal his identity and try to stop nuclear terrorists when he and his wife are kidnapped by them.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, intense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, top secret, secret agents, secret service, marriage, adventure, terrorist plot, surveillance, undercover, espionage, truth serum, terrorism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994, twentieth century, 1990s ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, florida, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The King's Man (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Story: As a collection of history's worst tyrants and criminal masterminds gather to plot a war to wipe out millions, one man must race against time to stop them.
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, humorous, psychotronic
Plot: spy, espionage, world war one, spy hero, heroic mission, spy mission, courage, adventure, heroes, war, good versus evil, megalomaniac ...
Time: 1910s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%