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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, 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, danger, chases and races, 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 serious, suspenseful, realistic and exciting films with plots about undercover, dishonesty, state affairs, espionage, chases and races, danger and rivalry mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Rocket Attack U.S.A.: Midnight in Saint Petersburg (1996), The Jigsaw Man (1983), The MacKintosh Man (1973), Jack Strong (2014), Danger Beneath the Sea (2001). 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: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: russia, europe
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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: serious, realistic, suspenseful
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Time: 80s
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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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Jack Strong (2014)
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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, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
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Danger Beneath the Sea (2001)
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Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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The Assets (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
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The Ipcress File (1965)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
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Time: 60s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, adventure, save the day, race against time, forces of nature, heroes, escapades, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, burned alive, disaster ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Perfect Spy (1987)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 374 min.
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Style: captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Chameleon (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
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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.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Funeral in Berlin (1966)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
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Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, psychotronic, thought provoking ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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Genre: Thriller
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Icon (2005)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Enigma (1982)
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, intense, exciting ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 114 min.
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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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Aldrich Ames: Traitor Within (1998)
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Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Crossplot (1969)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Detonator (2006)
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Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, suspense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Blindside (1987)
Genre: Thriller
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Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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