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Rocket Attack U.S.A. (1961)
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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 agent undercover behind the Iron Curtain to discover what the Soviets have learned. What he finds is the Communists have used the information acquired from their spy satellite to help them perfect a new and even more deadly nuclear weapon.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: espionage, cold war, adventure, danger, chases and races, dishonesty, chaos, escapades, rivalry, undercover, government agency, state affairs, save the day, nuclear missile, spy, propaganda, nuclear, sabotage, satellite, nuclear threat, cold war era, anti communist, air raid siren
Time: 50s, 20th century, future, year 1957, near future
Place: russia, usa, new york, moscow russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and exciting films with plots about undercover, state affairs, dishonesty, chases and races, danger, rivalry and espionage mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Rocket Attack U.S.A.: Midnight in Saint Petersburg (1996), The Jigsaw Man (1983), Jack Strong (2014), The Assets (2014), The MacKintosh Man (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, private detective, heroes, rivalry, state affairs, crimes, kgb, nuclear threat, save the day, secret agents, chases and races, undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, espionage, cold war, betrayal, undercover, deadly, chases and races, crimes, politics, secret agents, heroes, state affairs ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, england, europe, london, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 7.1
 4K
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 ...
Style: realistic, captivating, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: spy, martial law, political unrest, undercover, politics, state affairs, government agency, dishonesty, chase, border crossing, espionage, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, 60s, 90s ...
Place: europe, poland, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.5
 2K
The Assets (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, tense, realistic
Plot: cia, cold war, espionage, spy, double agent, political intrigue, investigation, treason, state affairs, kgb, government agency, secret agents ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, espionage, car chase, secret agents, spy, betrayal, on the run, working undercover, danger, undercover, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: ireland, russia, london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Danger Beneath the Sea (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, submarine, rebelliousness, military life, military, undercover, danger, rivalry, race against time, adventure, nuclear holocaust, injustice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Fire from Below (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Digging at a nearby cave, a careless industrialist unearths a vein of pure base Lithium and inadvertently brings it to the surface, where the Lithium combusts when coming into contact with water and begins to wreak havoc on the country side.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, chaos, forces of nature, save the day, race against time, danger, heroes, escapades, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, burned alive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.0
 224
Thunder Point (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Former IRA agent Sean Dillon comes to the rescue when a woman discovers a briefcase containing plans that could destroy all of Europe. Dillon's assignment is to protect her until the plans can be properly destroyed.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: espionage, bathtub, ira, world war two, criminal heroes, state affairs, undercover, dishonesty, adventure, crimes, unlikely partners, save the day ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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 ⇓
66%
 7.5
 766
A Perfect Spy (1987)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 374 min.
Story: This is the story of Magnus Pym, from his childhood to the end of his career in middle age. As a young man, there is little doubt that his father Rick was the most influential character in his life. Rick was a raconteur, con man, thief, black ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: espionage, dishonesty, betrayal, undercover, government agency, rivalry, mystery, adventure, state affairs, cons and scams, midlife crisis, introspection ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, usa, austria, prague, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.6
 910
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: manhunt, special agents, undercover, save the day, working undercover, track down, rivalry, race against time, state affairs, government agency, justice, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., former yugoslavia, latin america, bosnia, south africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.2
 414
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, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vengeance, dishonesty, deadly, chases and races, government agency, criminal heroes, crime, law enforcement, crimes, graphic violence, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Bullet to Beijing (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Russia, Canada, USA
Duration: 101 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, espionage, secret agents, state affairs, political conspiracy, save the day, undercover, betrayal, rivalry, political corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, asia, korea, europe, st. petersburg russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.0
 697
Storm (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A top secret government study involving the manipulation of the weather goes awry, leaving L.A. in the path of a destructive hurricane. A meteorologist sets out to save the city.
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Little Drummer Girl (1984)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
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Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, intrigue, secret agents, undercover, state affairs, political intrigue, mistaken identity, deadly, politics, danger, dishonesty ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.2
 932
The Serpent (1973)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Vlassov is a Soviet spy who defects in France. He is whisked to the U.S, where Allan Davies takes over the case. After polygraph tests and cross-examinations, Vlassov names several Western European agents who are also spying for the Soviets. Davies ...
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Time: 70s
Place: france, russia, europe, germany, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.0
 6K
Farewell (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
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Duration: 113 min.
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The House on Carroll Street (1987)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Emily Crane is fired after refusing to give names to a 1951 House Un-American Activities Committee, and takes a part-time job as companion to an old lady. One day her attention is drawn to a noisy argument being conducted largely in German in a ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
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Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1951, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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, talky, exciting, serious ...
Plot: espionage, spy, adventure, dishonesty, secret agents, chases and races, betrayal, graphic violence, political corruption, working undercover, government agency, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Jerusalem Countdown (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When nuclear weapons are smuggled into America, FBI Agent Shane Daughtry (David A.R White) is faced with an impossible task -- find them before they are detonated. The clock is ticking and the only people who can help are a washed up arms dealer ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, christian film
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, middle east
⇓ 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, complex ...
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Plot: cold war, espionage, spy, berlin wall, chase, betrayal, special agents, manhunt, danger, secret agents, crimes, government agency ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: berlin germany, east germany, germany, europe, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.4
 547
Counterstrike (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Secret Service agent and his brother, a reckless ATF agent, try to stop a group of extreme right-wing U.S. military mercenaries, led by a fanatic Taiwanese vixen, who hijack the Queen Mary 2 ocean liner with the U.S. and Chinese presidents on ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, rescue, daring rescue, adventure, undercover, race against time, danger, save the day, rivalry, confined, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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, politics, danger, dishonesty, journalism, rivalry, government agency ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, east germany, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 5.8
 850
Icon (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 166 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, politics, conspiracy, espionage, special agents, race against time, uncover truth, chases and races, government agency, heroes, danger, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.6
 564
Avalanche (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Duncan (Hasselhoff) is a murderous thief. When he jumps out of his plane, it crashes into the Rockies and produces an avalanche. A quiet family trapped inside their house will rescue him. They will have to survive the disaster and the madman.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: against the odds, rescue, adventure, confined, chases and races, rivalry, escapades, crimes, deadly, criminal heroes, heroes, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, glasgow scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
 438
Medusa's Child (1997)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Fuming over the departure of his wife Vivian and the cutting of his research funding, crazy nuclear scientist Rogers Henry constructs Medusa, a thermonuclear bomb capable of generating a continent-sized electro-magnetic pulse; such EMP could ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: airplane, hijacking, technology gone awry, rivalry, heroes, danger, save the day, escapades, chases and races, race against time, chaos, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., london, england, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Detonator (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sonni Griffith, a top US Secret Agent must protect a witness as he crosses Europe.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.9
 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: stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: journalist, uncover truth, idealism, dishonesty, life is a bitch, state affairs, contamination, whistleblower, cold war, catastrophe, conspiracy, human
Time: 60s, 20th century, 80s
Place: greenland, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Alien Fury: Countdown to Invasion (2000)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in San Diego, the movie follows the desperate acts of Bill Templer head of a covert defense agency perpetrating a terrifying fraud on the American public - involving the imminent invasion of aliens - by leaking to the press a satellite image of ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, special agents, undercover, save the world, alien encounter, escapades, danger, government agency, evil alien, satellite, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%