Movies and TV shows like Return of the Saint

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Return of the Saint (1978)
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Return of the Saint (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Return of the Saint was a British action-adventure television series that aired for one season in 1978 and 1979 in Britain on ITV, and was also broadcast on CBS in the United States. It was co-produced by ITC Entertainment and the Italian broadcaster RAI and ran for 24 episodes.
Plot: agent, terrorist, assassin, criminal, drugs, helicopter, manhunt, mission
Time: 70s
Place: europe

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Most similar movies to Return of the Saint

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, tense, semi serious and exciting films and TV series with plots about criminal, crimes, murder, police, chase, danger and adventure mostly in Crime, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Return of the Saint: The Snowman (1985), The Runaway (2010), The Blood of Fu Manchu (1968), Mystery!: Campion (1989), Visit to Minotaur (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Snowman (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A crime comdey directed by Peter F. Bringmann.
Plot: kidnapping, manhunt, escape, train, mafia, hitman, drugs
Place: germany
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95%
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The Runaway (2010)
Genre: Crime
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Cathy Connor and Eamonn Docherty are brought up together in the East End. As the daughter of a prostitute, Madge, Cathy's life is difficult, especially when everyone assumes that she will be following in her mother's footsteps. But when ...
Style: tense, serious, bleak, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, haunted by the past, on the run, gangsters, murder, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, gender, danger, society, betrayal, suffering ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
The Blood of Fu Manchu (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Crime
Country: UK, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Fu Manchu inoculates ten women with poison, to kill ten world leaders.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, espionage, poison, secret agents, rivalry, escapades, heroes, assassination attempt, intrigue, dishonesty, deadly, on the run ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, scotland, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Mystery!: Campion (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Campion is a television show made by the BBC, adapting the Albert Campion mystery novels written by Margery Allingham. Two series were made, in 1989 and 1990, starring Peter Davison as Campion, Brian Glover as his manservant Magersfontein Lugg and ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: investigation, murder, riddles and clues, multiple suspects, private detective, deadly, danger, law enforcement, partners, crime, crimes, mystery ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Visit to Minotaur (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Mystery
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 350 min.
TV show
Story: The apartment of the famous violin player Lev Polyakov has been robbed. Among other things, thieves took a violin made by Antonio Stradivari, which is a priceless masterpiece. Inspector Tikhonov have to investigate this crime. Also, Antonio ...
Plot: violin, theft, militia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
What Has the Deceased Said (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Comedy
Country: Russia, Poland, France, Germany, Denmark
TV show
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, captivating, light ...
Plot: mafia, irony, treasure hunt, adventure, feminine wiles, hidden treasure, treasure hunter, bandit, escapades, crimes, humour, treasure chest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Dandy (2015)
Genre: Crime
Country: Mexico
TV show
Story: Inspired by the 1997 American drama Donnie Brasco, El Dandy tells the story of a law professor who has been hired by the Attorney General, to participate in a program of special operations, where you must infiltrate one of the most notorious drug ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: drug crime, criminal, war on drugs, mafia, moral dilemma, drug lord, drug bust, drug dealer, police officer, organized crime, drugs, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Agatha Christie Hour (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: This ten episode program was based on ten short stories written by Agatha Christie but with wide-ranging themes. Some were romances, some had supernatural themes and a couple were adventures. The common link was that all came from the talented pen ...
Style: anthology
Plot: criminal, supernatural, murder, whodunit
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Treasure Island (1977)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 190 min.
TV show
Story: Treasure Island is a 1977 television adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s famous 1883 novel. It was filmed in 1977 on location in Plymouth and Dartford, and in Corsica, and also at BBC Television Centre at Wood Lane, London. Jim Hawkins ...
Plot: treasure map, teenage protagonist, pirate, hidden identity, dead father, ocean, mutiny, gunfight, murder, child in peril, tropical island, ship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson: The Hound of the Baskervilles (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Mystery
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 154 min.
TV show
Story: The Hound of the Baskervilles is a 1981 Soviet film adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle's novel The Hound of the Baskervilles. It was the third installment in the TV series about adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson. A potent streak of ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, swamp, naturalist, private detective, englishman, pursuit, doctor, inheritance, love, neighbor, heir, ghost story ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Saint (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: International master thief, Simon Templar, also known as The Saint, is asked by a desperate rich man to find his kidnapped daughter. However, in addition to evading the authorities, Simon must face a dangerous adversary from his past.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, hostage, danger, attempted murder, haunted by the past, thief, kidnapping, conspiracy, car chase, robbery, undercover, spy ...
Time: 2010s
Place: moscow russia, san diego california, paris france, washington d.c., big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Gordon's War (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A black soldier comes home to Harlem after a tour in Vietnam and discovers that his wife had become a heroin addict and died of an overdose. Infuriated, he gathers three of his ex-GI buddies and they lay out plans to fight the drug dealers.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, vigilantism, partners, rehabilitation, buddies, crime, rivalry, society, chase, crimes, adventure, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s
Place: harlem, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
In Search for Captain Grant (1986)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Soviet Union, Bulgaria
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: Lord and Lady Glenarvan found a bottle in the ocean. this bottle contained a letter from captain Grant that he and 2 of his sailors had survived a disaster in sea and need help. Unfortunately, the letter was damaged by water, and only latitude is ...
Style: sincere, intense, exciting, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: travel, sea, adventurer, ship, journey, obsessive quest, ship captain
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The masked avenger: Lagardère (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 145 min.
TV show
Story: A new interpretation of classical Paul Feval's "Le Bossu" novel...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, tense
Plot: disguise, swashbuckler, adventure hero, french countryside, false accusation, hitman, revenge, assassination plot, murder, missing daughter, framed for murder, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 17th century, 1700s, 18th century
Place: france, spain, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
It Takes a Thief (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: It Takes a Thief is an American action-adventure television series that aired on ABC for two and a half seasons between January 9, 1968, and March 24, 1970. It starred veteran movie actor Robert Wagner in his television debut as sophisticated thief ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: undercover, secret agents, espionage, thief, government agent, government agency, crimes, danger, dishonesty, adventure, escapades, crime ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Research Unit (2006)
Genre: Crime
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: The police work of a special Gendarmerie unit that operates in Bordeaux, their complicated cases and the interpersonal relationships established among the team members.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: gendarme, crime solving, sleuth, police, homicide detective, investigation, police detective, police investigation, partners against crime, fighting crime, police partner, agent ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, parody ...
Plot: secret agents, heroes, espionage, terrorism, secret agent, spy, working undercover, heroic mission, network, world domination, save the day, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Famous Five (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The Famous Five is a British television series based on the children's books of the same name by Enid Blyton. It was broadcast on ITV over two series in 1978 and 1979. It was produced by Southern Television in 26 half-hour episodes.
Style: detective series
Plot: strong female lead, tough girl, friendship, amateur sleuth, children, strong female character, dog, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Sol Madrid (1968)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Government agent Sol Madrid travels to Mexico with hooker Stacey to bring mobster Villanova and drug kingpin Dietrich to justice.
Plot: drugs, agent, heroin, gangsters, chase, undercover, police, mexican, gangster, mafia, girlfriend, drug dealer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Escape of the Artful Dodger (2001)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Australia
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: Escape of the Artful Dodger was an Australian children’s television series first screened on the Nine Network in 2001. Escape of the Artful Dodger is the story of Jack Dawkins, who was introduced in the classic Charles Dickens novel Oliver Twist. ...
Plot: theft, thief, police
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Ripcord (1961)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ripcord is an American syndicated television series that ran for 76 episodes from 1961 to 1963 about the exploits of a skydiving operation by the same name.
Plot: criminal, airline, airplane, model airplane, skydiving, pilot
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Day of Thunder (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Day of Thunder is a Hong Kong Crime Drama starring Alex Man.
Plot: ex cop, revenge, organized crime, arms deal, birthmark, sting operation, triad, hostage, helicopter
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46%
The 4 Musketeers (2005)
Genre: Adventure
Country: France, Canada, UK, Czech Republic
Duration: 210 min.
TV show
Story: Exile and possibly death are in the cards for the Queen of France in this edgy cloak-and-dagger adventure based on Alexandre Dumas' unrivaled tale of THE THREE MUSKETEERS and their reckless romantic friend D'Artagnan. Supernatural powers ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, entertaining, stylized ...
Plot: musketeer, adventure, rivalry, danger, friends, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, escapades, friendship, femme fatale, love, duel ...
Time: 17th century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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240-Robert (1979)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: 240-Robert is an American drama series that ran on ABC from 1979 to 1981. The series title is a reference to the call-sign designation for the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department's search and rescue/paramedic teams.
Plot: police, sheriff, helicopter, deputy, rescue, rescue team, boat, paramedic
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Porridge (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Porridge is a British situation comedy broadcast on BBC1 from 1974 to 1977, running for three series, two Christmas specials and a feature film also titled Porridge. Written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, it stars Ronnie Barker and Richard ...
Style: sitcom, clever, witty, humorous, talky ...
Plot: prison, warden, convict, judge, friends, rules and policies, blackmail, naivete, thief, dentist, troublemaker, security guard ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
KDD - Kriminaldauerdienst (2007)
Genre: Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: KDD - Crime duration service is a German crime series, which was broadcast from 2007 to 2010.
Plot: crime investigation, police, police procedural, corruption, brutality, tough cop, drugs, big city life, police station, urban setting
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Mirage (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 198 min.
TV show
Story: Tragic events in the lives of five people after they have stolen a car with one million dollars in the safe. This is the job they have all been waiting for. The job that will set them up for life. A million dollars split five ways, who ...
Plot: criminal, suicide, snake bite, pursuit, robbery, murder, rifle, police, money, armored vehicle, burial, camping ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 8.3
 55
Das Ding (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
TV show
Story:
Plot: heist, container, plan gone wrong, coin, truck, uniform, robbery
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The One-Eyed Soldiers (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: UK, Italy, Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Action - The body of Dr. Charles Berens, Chief of the United Nations Medical Relief Organization, is seen hurtling from the lofty parapet of an ancient church. He has chosen death rather than capitulate to his murderous pursuers. Police chief ...
Plot: female whipping, search, dwarf, car, gangsters, heist, manhunt, statue, gangster, fortune, soldier, mafia ...
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Daughter of Lupin (2019)
Genre: Crime
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Hana comes from a family that has been thieves for generations. Hana refuses to become a thief and she wants to live a normal life. She currently works as a librarian and she is dating Kazuma, who works as a public officer. She hears that ...
Style: suspense, semi serious, captivating, disturbing, stylized
Plot: assassin, haunted by the past, master thief, secret identity, romance, crimes, escapades, adventure, rescue, showdown, fight scenes, chases and races ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%