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OSS 117: Mission for a Killer (1965)
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OSS 117: Mission for a Killer (1965)
Original name: Furia à Bahia pour OSS 117
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A secret agent is dispatched to find a rare and valuable drug.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic, eurospy
Plot: espionage, secret agents, crimes, vengeance, heroes, obsession, betrayal, airport, dishonesty, criminal heroes, deadly, rivalry, assassination, undercover, spy, drugs, seduction, jujitsu, femme fatale, female tied up, champagne, sexual tension, peril, spy hero, telephone call ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: brazil, latin america

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Most similar movies to OSS 117: Mission for a Killer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and exciting films with plots about undercover, heroes, rivalry, danger, secret agents, espionage and chases and races mostly in Thriller, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like OSS 117: Mission for a Killer: Panic in Bangkok (1964), Mission to Tokyo (1966), The Democratic Terrorist (1992), Who's Got the Black Box? (1967), The Inside Man (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Panic in Bangkok (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A secret agent sets out to stop an evil scientist who is about to unleash on the world a virulent biological strain he has developed during experiments on rats.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, eurospy ...
Plot: secret agents, plague, secret agent, rat, espionage, master villain, escapades, undercover, assassination, adventure, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Mission to Tokyo (1966)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: US 24, an American Navy base in a small island in the Pacific, is annihilated. Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath, a French aristocrat that is also a secret agent, OSS 117, is sent to Tokyo to investigate who did it. Soon, he finds out that a cypher girl ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: secret agents, espionage, secret agent, state affairs, special agents, crime, heroes, politics, crimes, gang, chases and races, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Best of the Best 4: Without Warning (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of Russian mobsters have stolen a huge supply of paper for printing U.S. currency, and are now flooding the market with conterfeit bills. When one of the mobsters decides to give herself in and hand over a data CD to the DA, she is shot and ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, gangsters, master warrior, hostage, martial arts, deadly, undercover, dishonesty, chases and races, law enforcement, hostages, partners ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Democratic Terrorist (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hamilton is assigned to infiltrate a terrorist group in West Germany, a part of the Red Army Faction (RAF), that supposedly are planning an operation in Sweden. Hamilton is chosen because of his background in the leftist movement. As a member of the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, espionage, secret agents, undercover, heroes, impossible love, moral dilemma, chases and races, rivalry, dishonesty, race against time, danger ...
Time: 20th century
Place: germany, sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe, west germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Who's Got the Black Box? (1967)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Greece
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The widow of a murdered undercover NATO officer in Greece is the prime suspect in his killing. She finds herself embroiled in a bigger conspiracy about the sabotage of U.S. radar installations while trying to prove her innocence.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: murder, righting the wronged, whistleblower, snitch, disorder, state affairs, dishonesty, undercover, frame up, obsession, working undercover, false accusation ...
Time: 60s
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.1
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The Inside Man (1984)
Genre: Mystery, Action, Thriller
Country: Sweden, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1981, after the successful test of a submarine tracker device developed by the Swedish scientist Paul Mandell and sponsored by the US government through his representative Miller, his industry is totally burned and the laser device is stolen. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, secret agents, espionage, dangerous animal, chases and races, heroes, crimes, investigation, law enforcement, working undercover, track down, missing person ...
Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Suspect (2013)
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Country: South Korea
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Dong-chul was the best special field agent in North Korea, but he’s abandoned by his government during a mission. While on the run, he looks for his wife and child, who were sold as slaves to China, only to discover their corpses. He soon finds ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: political conspiracy, espionage, hitman, false accusation, track down, assassination, law enforcement, intrigue, betrayal, danger, crimes, frame up ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.3
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Art of War 2 (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Agent Neil Shaw is called out of retirement and finds himself in the midst of a plot to assassinate several leading Senators with himself set-up to take the rap for a recent killing
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, assassination, heroes, betrayal, on the run, murder, conspiracy, frame up, political corruption, political conspiracy, protagonist as suspect, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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To Commit a Murder (1967)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: France, West Germany, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A writer gets wrapped up in espionage.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, espionage, spy, danger, state affairs, undercover, chases and races, heroes, crimes, dishonesty, graphic violence, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: secret agents, espionage, heroes, spy, megalomaniac, super weapon, chess, danger, adventure, assassination, partners, master villain ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.2
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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, world domination, megalomaniac, secretary, gadget, sniper, cia, terrorism, undercover ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, future
Place: jamaica, west indies, caribbean, england, bahamas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Bandit vs. Samurai Squad (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Kumokiri Nizaemon, a former samurai warrior, has abandoned his class to become the leader of a gang of thieves. He leads his outlaws in an attempt to rob the castle of his former clan.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: crimes, heroes, dishonesty, betrayal, rivalry, adventure, samurai, law enforcement, criminal heroes, vengeance, martial arts, heist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, suspenseful, humorous, psychotronic
Plot: secret agents, espionage, heroes, spy, undercover, escapades, danger, kidnapping, confined, adventure, rivalry, master villain ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Assassins' Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
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Duration: 90 min.
Story: A corporate assassination forces opportunistic double agents from three nations to fight to retrieve a high-tech computer disk containing schematics for a deadly weapon.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Diamonds are stolen only to be sold again in the international market. James Bond infiltrates a smuggling mission to find out who’s guilty. The mission takes him to Las Vegas where Bond meets his archenemy Blofeld.
Style: exciting, sexy, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: smuggling, secret agents, espionage, chase, satellite, murder, spy, gem, secret agent, secret organization, 007, adventure ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Agent Vinod (2012)
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Story: In Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhua, RAW Agent Vinod (Saif Ali Khan) is rescued by colleague Rajan (Ravi Kishan) from a rogue Pakistani army officer (Shahbaz Khan). In Russia/Uzbekistan, an ex-KGB Officer is tortured and murdered. In Cape Town, a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, twists and turns
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Covert Operation (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A bounty hunter trapped in Asia, is promised his freedom in return for a rescue mission. On his search for the missing British secret service agent, he travels between the border of China and North Korea, where the mission takes a turn for the worst.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, rough ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.1
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Hangmen (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rob Greene has information about an undercover terror team inside the CIA led by Joe Connelly. To stay alive with the knowledge, he is advised to stay undercover by his supervisor Andrews. Connelly's men try to kill Greene, but he can escape ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Country: USA, Germany, China, Italy
Duration: 126 min.
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Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Coplan Saves His Skin (1968)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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Duration: 110 min.
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Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, eurospy
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
On Dangerous Ground (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, Luxembourg
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Story: Vusi Madlazi returns to the South African village he left as a young boy (he was organizing against apartheid, and left in fear of his life) to bury his father. He meets up with his brother Ernest, who tells him their other brother Stephen ...
Style: tense, realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
From Russia with Love (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Agent 007 is back in the second installment of the James Bond series, this time battling a secret crime organization known as SPECTRE. Russians Rosa Klebb and Kronsteen are out to snatch a decoding device known as the Lektor, using the ravishing ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, witty, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.7
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The Art of War (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When ruthless terrorists threaten to bring down the United Nations, they frame the one man they believe can stop them: an international security expert named Shaw. Now he must run from his own allies and become a solitary force for good, as he tries ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Bullet to Beijing (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
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Duration: 101 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Ethan Hunt, the leader of a crack espionage team whose perilous operation has gone awry with no explanation, discovers that a mole has penetrated the CIA, he's surprised to learn that he's the No. 1 suspect. To clear his name, Hunt ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Last Run (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Frank Banner used to specialize in helping Soviet spies defect safely to the West. Banner's wife was shot to death aiding such an escape. Now, with the Cold War over, Banner is called upon to safely escort an ex-K.G.B. man who is wanted dead by ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 2.4
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3 Musketeers (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Alexandra D'Artagnan, junior member of NSA uncovers a conspiracy that the goal is to assassinate the American president. Alexandra has secured the support of three famous and notorious international spies in order to stop the assassination.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Intent to Kill (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: cult film, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
For Your Eyes Only (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A British spy ship has sunk and on board was a hi-tech encryption device. James Bond is sent to find the device that holds British launching instructions before the enemy Soviets get to it first.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s, 20th century, future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Falcon Rising (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Chapman is an ex-marine in Brazil's slums, battling the yakuza outfit who attacked his sister and left her for dead.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%