Movies and TV shows like The Man in the High Castle

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The Man in the High Castle (2015)
 7.9
 100K
The Man in the High Castle (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Philip K. Dick's award-winning novel, The Man in the High Castle explores what it would be like if the Allied Powers had lost WWII, and Japan and Germany ruled the United States.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, thought provoking, intellectual, apocalyptic
Plot: alternate reality, multiverse, espionage, betrayal, fascism, japanese mafia, spy, freedom fighter, resistance, assassination, intrigue, rivalry, political intrigue, working undercover, disorder, dishonesty, politics, undercover, secret agents, state affairs, nazi, holocaust, distopia, world war two, hitler ...
Time: 60s, post world war two, 20th century, year 1962, 1960s
Place: japan, usa, berlin germany, new york, cuba, san francisco

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Most similar movies to The Man in the High Castle

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, tense and realistic films and TV series with plots about undercover, state affairs, dishonesty, danger, espionage, betrayal and spy mostly in Drama, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Man in the High Castle: Counterpart (2017), 11.22.63 (2016), Fatherland (1994), The Game (2014), SS-GB (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.0
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Counterpart (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Howard Silk is a lowly cog in a bureaucratic UN agency who is turning the last corner of a life filled with regret when he discovers the agency he works for is guarding a secret: a crossing to a parallel dimension.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, melancholic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parallel universe, espionage, husband wife relationship, secret service, spy, parallel world, doppelganger, deception, betrayal, blackmail, murder, time travel ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
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100%
 8.1
 84K
11.22.63 (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An English teacher travels back in time to prevent the Kennedy assassination, but discovers he is attached to the life he has made in a bygone era.
Style: stylized, exciting, suspense, cerebral, thought provoking ...
Plot: time travel, time traveler, time, changing the past or future, assassination, altering history, kennedy assassination, surveillance, murder, conspiracy, historical event, conspiracy theory ...
Time: 60s, future, year 1963, 20th century, 2010s ...
Place: usa, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 6K
Fatherland (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Fictional account of what might have happened if Hitler had won the war. It is now the 1960s and Germany's war crimes have so far been kept a secret. Hitler wants to talk peace with the US president. An American journalist and a German homicide ...
Style: tense, captivating, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, nazi, holocaust, parallel universe, third reich, time travel, conspiracy, nazi germany, journalist, hapless soldier, war crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1964, post world war two
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.7
 3K
The Game (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: London 1972. When a defecting KGB officer, Arkady Malinov, reveals Operation Glass, a devastating Soviet plot that could change the course of the Cold War, Daddy, the head of MI5, assembles a secret team to investigate. As the Soviets awaken a list ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: spy, cold war, secret agents, espionage, conspiracy, undercover, government agency, dishonesty, state affairs, kgb, post war, mi6
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: ussr, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.6
 3K
SS-GB (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Adapted from Len Deighton’s 1978 alternate history novel. A British detective investigates a murder in German-occupied Britain during World War II.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing
Plot: world war two, nazi germany, resistance, infiltration, murder, alternate reality, nazi, moral dilemma, rebel, love interest, nazi officer, police detective ...
Time: 1940s
Place: england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Ipcress File (1965)
Genre: Drama, 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: atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, exciting, tense ...
Plot: espionage, cold war, spy, conspiracy, brainwashing, double agent, investigation, politics, british, political intrigue, undercover, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: london, albania, england, berlin germany, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
 18K
Topaz (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A French intelligence agent becomes embroiled in the Cold War politics first with uncovering the events leading up to the 1962 Cuban Missle Crisis, and then back to France to break up an international Russian spy ring.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: spy, cold war, espionage, betrayal, surveillance, cuban missile crisis, kgb, secret agents, politics, state affairs, undercover, government agency ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1962
Place: cuba, france, paris france, copenhagen, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 8.0
 55K
Travelers (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Hundreds of years from now, the last surviving humans discover the means of sending consciousness back through time, directly into people in the 21st century. These "travelers" assume the lives of seemingly random people, while secretly ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, suspenseful, spiritual ...
Plot: time traveler, time travel, time machine, time paradox, changing the future, teamwork, police detective, sent to the past, post apocalypse, undercover, artificial intelligence, consciousness ...
Time: future
Place: north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Windmills of the Gods (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 187 min.
TV show
Story: When Mary Ashley is approached to become ambassador of the United States of America in Romania she does not take the offer because her husband does not want to give up his well-going doctor's office. Shortly afterward Dr. Edward Ashley gets ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: iron curtain, ambassador, professor, doctor, political intrigue, political conspiracy, state affairs, politics, intrigue, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
My Own Worst Enemy (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: My Own Worst Enemy is an American television drama that aired on NBC in 2008. It premiered on October 13 and ended on December 15 after 9 episodes. The series was produced by Universal Media Studios. Jason Smilovic was the executive producer; David ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: split personality, secret agents, disorder, working undercover, adventure, workplace, undercover, suburbs, espionage, spy, husband wife relationship, dual identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 6K
The Defeated (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Max McLaughlin is an American cop who arrives in Berlin in the summer of 1946 to help create a police force in the chaotic aftermath of the war.
Style: serious, captivating, thought provoking, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: nazism, demolished city, police protagonist, murder investigation, post war germany, political intrigue, world war two, betrayal, love and romance, intrigue, state affairs, secret police ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, year 1946
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 290 min.
TV show
Story: In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6's echelons.
Style: talky, twists and turns, clever, serious, ironic ...
Plot: cold war, spy, espionage, secret service, double agent, secret agents, betrayal, investigation, russian, kgb, mole, identity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london, england, britain, europe, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Secret Agent (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: London of the late 19th century is a haven for political exiles of all sorts - refugees, partisans, anarchists. Verloc has made his living spying for the Russian goverment, an agent provacateur of sorts, while simultaneously providing information to ...
Style: psychological, harsh, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, spy, betrayal, espionage, bomb, politics, murder mystery, sabotage, police inspector, russian, conspiracy, secret agents ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1930s, 1880s, 18th century
Place: london, england, scotland, europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.8
 525K
Black Mirror (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A contemporary British re-working of The Twilight Zone with stories that tap into the collective unease about our modern world.  Over the last ten years, technology has transformed almost every aspect of our lives before we've had time to ...
Style: philosophical, thought provoking, twists and turns, serious, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alternate reality, human nature, distopia, computers and web, social decay, society, satire, dark humor, media satire, technology, media, technology gone awry ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 50K
Alias (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night, teen drama
Plot: cia, double agent, spy, female spy, female protagonist, secret identity, secret agents, young woman, working undercover, double life, deception, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.3
 59K
Thirteen Days (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Dramatisation of the Cuban Missile Crisis, the nuclear standoff with the USSR sparked by the discovery by the Americans of missle bases established on the Soviet allied island of Cuba. Shown from the perspective of the US President, John F Kennedy, ...
Style: political, tense, suspenseful, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: cold war, politics, president, leadership, military, un, political intrigue, nuclear threat, white house, undercover, rivalry, state affairs ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962
Place: cuba, boston, russia, the philippines, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.0
 419
Harry's Game (1982)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Harry is an undercover agent for the British army sent to Northern Ireland to infiltrate the IRA and find (and terminate) the assassin of a British Cabinet Minister. Harry is alone, the army hasn't been told he is being put in place, his wife ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: ira, terrorism, disorder, vengeance, working undercover, hidden identity, dishonesty, secret agents, state affairs, rivalry, undercover, track down ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: ireland, europe, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Eavesdropper (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Fifteen deaf patients took part in an experimental clinical trail aimed at hearing restoration. Within days, fourteen of the fifteen participants in the trial become violently psychotic, ultimately taking their lives to stop violent side effects ...
Style: experimental, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: crimes, mute or deaf, special agents, mad scientist, undercover, hidden identity, government agency, rivalry, mind game, state affairs, psychopath, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Legacy (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the 1970s London during the height of the Cold War when a young spy discovers the disturbing truth about his father's complex past. Based on Alan Judd's 2001 novel Legacy, the second in the Thoroughgood series after 1981's A ...
Style: captivating, serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: secret agents, cold war, espionage, spy, kgb, betrayal, government agency, love and romance, undercover, forbidden love, political unrest, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974
Place: england, london, ussr, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.8
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Fatwa (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the midst of a personal crisis, junior senator Maggie Davidson (Holly) ascertains that she's the subject of a terrorist plot.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, political conspiracy, undercover, politics, crimes, terrorism, rivalry, dishonesty, state affairs, murder, empire, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.4
 909
A Perfect Spy (1987)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 374 min.
TV show
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: political, realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: espionage, spy, cold war, betrayal, mystery, adventure, dishonesty, undercover, state affairs, government agency, rivalry, introspection ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: prague, czech republic, austria, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Seven Days in May (1964)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A U.S. Army general alerts the president of a planned military coup against him.
Style: political, suspenseful, tense, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: cold war, politics, conspiracy, white house, military, secret service, u.s. air force, espionage, betrayal, terrorism, race against time, revolution ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, future
Place: pentagon, latin america, austin texas, california, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: exciting, talky, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: spy, cold war, espionage, assassin, mole, betrayal, dishonesty, secret agents, state affairs, crimes, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Naked Runner (1967)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sam Laker is an American industrialist, working in Britain, who has just been awarded an international award for industrial design. He is planning to travel to East Germany to attend a trade show and show off his invention, taking his 10 year old ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, microfilm
Plot: spy, assassination, espionage, intelligence, holiday, invention, on the run, secret agents, undercover, child in peril, old love, escape ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, germany, copenhagen, london, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 7K
Farewell (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Engaging, emotional and riveting, FAREWELL is an intricate and highly intelligent thriller pulled from the pages of history— about an ordinary man thrust into the biggest theft of Soviet information of the Cold War. Ronald Reagan called this piece ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, political ...
Plot: cold war, espionage, spy, double agent, undercover, working undercover, dishonesty, state affairs, betrayal, kgb, father son relationship, iron curtain ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: British agent Alec Leamas refuses to come in from the cold war during the 1960s, choosing to face another mission, which may prove to be his final one.
Style: talky, realistic, clever, bleak, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: cold war, espionage, spy, british intelligence, iron curtain, double agent, berlin wall, loner, politics, library, cynicism, betrayal ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: east germany, berlin germany, london, england, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Enemy Within (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Colonel Casey discovers what appears to be plans by General Lloyd to use fake military excercises to assist Jack Giddings in his plans to remove President Foster from office. Colonel Casey, and President Foster must find evidence that there is a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, political thriller
Plot: conspiracy, political conspiracy, terrorism, political corruption, betrayal, state affairs, race against time, government agency, manhunt, undercover, revolution, political intrigue ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Family of Spies (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
TV show
Story: Fact based story of John A. Walker, Jr., a Navy Chief Warrant Officer with access to top secret cryptographic communications. As a result of mounting debts, he sold secrets to the Soviets in 1967, a practice that he continued thereafter. He further ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: spy, betrayal, espionage, working undercover, political conspiracy, couple relations, parents and children, political unrest, secret agents, undercover, dishonesty, politics ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: russia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.6
 3K
X Company (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: An emotionally-driven character drama, set in the thrilling and dangerous world of WWII espionage and covert operations. It follows the stories of five highly skilled young recruits - Canadian, American and British - torn from their ordinary lives ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: espionage, world war two, heroic mission, secret agents, war, undercover, rivalry, spy, working undercover, friendship, nazi, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.8
 56K
V (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: V is an American science fiction television series that ran for two seasons on ABC, from November 3, 2009 to March 15, 2011. A remake of the 1983 miniseries created by Kenneth Johnson, the new series chronicles the arrival on Earth of a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ufo, evil alien, alien, alien encounter, world domination, fate of humanity, alien invasion, post apocalypse, invasion, supernatural, fbi, conspiracy ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%