Movies like Operation Avalanche

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Operation Avalanche (2016)
 6.1
 7K
Operation Avalanche (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1967, four undercover CIA agents were sent to NASA posing as a documentary film crew. What they discovered led to one of the biggest conspiracies in American history.
Style: suspenseful, tense, surprise ending, suspense, disturbing, light
Plot: conspiracy, moon landing, nasa, spy, secret agents, stalking, mission, secret agent, friendship, investigation, cold war, deception, lie, danger, mysterious man, secret mission, dangerous mission, cia, moon, car chase, found footage, handheld camera, cia agent, russian spy, espionage ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1968, year 1967, year 1965

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Most similar movies to Operation Avalanche

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, tense, suspense and serious films with plots about murder, conspiracy, violence, death, chase, danger and mystery mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Operation Avalanche: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), The Osterman Weekend (1983), Topaz (1969), Gone Girl (2014), Unlocked (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet mole within his former colleagues at the heart of MI6.
Style: tense, bleak, twists and turns, non-linear, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cold war, spy, double agent, government agency, british intelligence, investigation, mole, betrayal, kgb, secret service, torture ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, budapest hungary, istanbul turkey, hungary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Osterman Weekend (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The host of an investigative news show is convinced by the CIA that the friends he has invited to a weekend in the country are engaged in a conspiracy that threatens national security in this adaptation of the Robert Ludlum novel.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Plot: betrayal, conspiracy, espionage, undercover, murder, family, rescue, threat, voyeurism, manhunt, agent, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.3
 16K
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, enigmatic ...
Plot: espionage, betrayal, kgb, secret agents, politics, state affairs, government agency, undercover, spy, surveillance, cold war, nato ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1962
Place: cuba, paris france, new york, copenhagen, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 8.1
 828K
Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: mystery, police investigation, missing person, twists & turns, investigation, murder mystery, femme fatale, disappearance, manipulation, missing wife, adultery, neo noir ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, missouri, st. louis missouri, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 6.2
 28K
Unlocked (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Switzerland, UK, USA, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After failing to apprehend the terrorist behind a Paris attack that claimed dozens of lives, CIA agent Alice Racine is forced to live in London as a caseworker. Her mentor unexpectedly calls her back into action when the CIA discovers that another ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: cia agent, female warrior, rogue agent, cia, biohazard, spy mission, spy, betrayal, timebomb, terrorism, biological warfare, virus ...
Time: 2010s, year 2012
Place: paris france, buckingham palace, tower bridge london, moscow russia, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Don't Say a Word (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Switzerland, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When the daughter of a psychiatrist is kidnapped, he's horrified to discover that the abductors' demand is that he break through to a post traumatic stress disorder suffering young woman who knows a secret..
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, race against time, haunted by the past, psychiatrist, danger, police investigation, crimes, confined, criminal's revenge, mental illness, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, year 1991, 2000s, 1990s, 90s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Endangered Species (1982)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thriller about a New York ex-cop and an attractive female sheriff who fall in love while investigating a string of mysterious cattle mutilations in a small Colorado town. Urich is great as Reuben Castle, the retired alcoholic police lieutenant out ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, mind bending, rough, serious ...
Plot: investigation, conspiracy, bio weapon, scientist, military, small town, sheriff, blackmail, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, mystery, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, colorado, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 8.2
 285K
Chinatown (1974)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair, Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double ...
Style: twists and turns, bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: private detective, neo noir, investigation, rape, surveillance, corruption, deception, investigator, femme fatale, suspicion, domestic violence, secret ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, year 1937
Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 12K
Gorky Park (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Police Inspector Renko tries to solve the case of three bodies found in Moscow's Gorky Park but finds his attempts to solve the crime impeded by his superiors. Working on his own, Renko seeks out more information and stumbles across a ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, murder, cold war, police investigation, political corruption, crimes, crime, mystery, police corruption, secret agents, fighting the system, political conspiracy ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, soviet union, sweden, moscow russia, stockholm sweden ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.6
 245K
Gone Baby Gone (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When 4 year old Amanda McCready disappears from her home and the police make little headway in solving the case, the girl's aunt, Beatrice McCready hires two private detectives, Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro. The detectives freely admit that ...
Style: twist ending, disturbing, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, disappearance, pedophile, private detective, tragic event, life is a bitch, crimes, neo noir, conspiracy, missing child, peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.2
 12K
Dangerous Lies (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After losing her waitressing job, Katie Franklin takes a job as a caretaker to a wealthy elderly man in his sprawling, empty Chicago estate. The two grow close, but when he unexpectedly passes away and names Katie as his sole heir, she and her ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, enigmatic, suspense ...
Plot: deception, caregiver, wealth, suspicion, estate, crime, uncover truth, dishonesty, crimes, money, lie, evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.9
 48K
Breakdown (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When his SUV breaks down on a remote Southwestern road, Jeff Taylor lets his wife, Amy, hitch a ride with a trucker to get help. When she doesn't return, Jeff fixes his SUV and tracks down the trucker -- who tells the police he's never ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, ransom, kidnapping, uncover truth, danger, woman in danger, highway, chase, gang, deception, couples, surveillance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, arizona, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.6
 3K
Amber Alert (2012)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When a group of friends decides to follow a car they've seen posted on an Amber Alert, things start to go very wrong.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, suspense
Plot: missing child, friendship, car, highway, danger, crimes, confined, mysterious man, psychopath, rescue, violence, group of friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.0
 135K
The Gift (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A husband and wife try to reinvigorate their relationship but their lives are threatened by a "friend" from the husband's past who holds a horrifying secret about him, sending their world into a tailspin.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, psychological, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: psychological thriller, stalker, bullying, bully, secrets, revenge, paranoia, past, husband wife relationship, stalking, lie, friendship ...
Place: los angeles, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Three Days of the Condor (1975)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, exciting, atmospheric ...
Plot: cia, manhunt, fighting the system, uncover truth, political conspiracy, espionage, off the grid, life turned upside down, who to trust, conspiracy, on the run, state affairs ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, middle east, vermont, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.7
 194K
Wind River (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An FBI agent teams with the town's veteran game tracker to investigate a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, surprise ending, bleak, sentimental
Plot: murder, investigation, native american reservation, violence, snow, forest, rape, mountain, fbi, death, murder investigation, violence against women ...
Time: 2010s
Place: wyoming, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France, Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bourne is brought out of hiding once again by reporter Simon Ross who is trying to unveil Operation Blackbriar, an upgrade to Project Treadstone, in a series of newspaper columns. Information from the reporter stirs a new set of memories, and Bourne ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, secret agents, fighting the system, conspiracy, spy, manhunt, chases and races, corruption, danger, uncover truth, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: paris france, langley virginia, europe, london, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Blind Horizon (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Left for dead in the remote Southwest, Frank is found clinging to life and in a state of amnesia. As he recovers, ominous memories begin to flash back...
Style: serious, psychological, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: assassination attempt, memory loss, hitman, conspiracy, amnesia, political conspiracy, investigation, mystery, uncover truth, dishonesty, deadly, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 53K
Apollo 18 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Officially, Apollo 17 was the last manned mission to the moon. But a year later in 1973, three American astronauts were sent on a secret mission to the moon funded by the US Department of Defense. What you are about to see is the actual footage ...
Style: serious, scary, tense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: astronaut, alien encounter, outer space, moon, space travel, space and aliens, spacecraft, nasa, alien, expedition, deadly, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1969, year 1972, year 1970 ...
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.1
 209K
Body of Lies (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The CIA’s hunt is on for the mastermind of a wave of terrorist attacks. Roger Ferris is the agency’s man on the ground, moving from place to place, scrambling to stay ahead of ever-shifting events. An eye in the sky – a satellite link – ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, clever, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, spy, espionage, government agency, intelligence agency, off the grid, torture, danger, bomb, explosion, beating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, jordan, dubai, manchester england, manchester ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Boys from Brazil (1978)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Nazi hunter Ezra Lieberman discovers a sinister and bizarre plot to rekindle the Third Reich.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, intense, exciting ...
Plot: nazi, cloning, investigation, jungle, genetic engineering, chase, obsession, conspiracy, manhunt, against humanity, pursuit, mad scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: paraguay, latin america, pennsylvania, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Jericho Mansions (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A murder in an old apartment building leads the superintendent to suspect everyone, and eventually himself, of the murder.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: amateur detective, mind game, uncover truth, mysterious character, mystery, investigation, race against time, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, who done it, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.8
 8K
Lila & Eve (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lila, a grief-stricken mother reeling from her son’s murder, attends a support group where she meets Eve, who urges her to take matters into her own hands to track down her son’s killers.
Style: tense, serious, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: murder, vengeance, track down, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, hidden identity, graphic violence, female bonding, organized crime, female protagonist, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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A Perfect Getaway (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: For their honeymoon, newlyweds Cliff and Cydney head to the tropical islands of Hawaii. While journeying through the paradisaical countryside the couple encounters Kale and Cleo, two disgruntled hitchhikers and Nick and Gina, two wild but ...
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, scary ...
Plot: murderous pair, honeymoon, serial killer, wilderness, psychopath, paranoia, escapades, manipulation, murder, survival, twists & turns, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Ghost Writer (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A writer stumbles upon a long-hidden secret when he agrees to help former British Prime Minister Adam Lang complete his memoirs on a remote island after the politician's assistant drowns in a mysterious accident. In director Roman ...
Style: twists and turns, atmospheric, serious, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: betrayal, investigation, suspicion, war crime, cia, uncover truth, secret, state affairs, writer's life, political conspiracy, assistant, who to trust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, massachusetts, usa, london, pakistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.1
 177K
Side Effects (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A woman turns to prescription medication as a way of handling her anxiety concerning her husband's upcoming release from prison.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, suspense, serious, captivating ...
Plot: depression, murder, deception, mentally unstable, life turned upside down, doctors and patients, mental institution, mental illness, manipulation, psychiatrist, dishonesty, patient ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2004
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Secret Obsession (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Newlywed Jennifer is brutally attacked at a dark rest stop. While healing from her injuries, she can’t recall anything from her past, including the ordeal. Her husband, Russell , is just thankful she’s alive and eager to get her home. As he ...
Style: suspense, intense, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: obsession, memory loss, psycho killer, violence, deception, stalker, murder, pursuit, danger, netflix
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.7
 440K
Zodiac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The true story of the investigation of the "Zodiac Killer", a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case becomes an obsession for four men as their lives and careers are ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, mystery, maniac, crime, paranoia, investigation, uncover truth, journalist, crimes, victim, reporter ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1969 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.9
 20K
Capricorn One (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In order to protect the reputation of the American space program, a team of scientists stages a phony Mars landing. Willingly participating in the deception are a trio of well-meaning astronauts, who become liabilities when their space capsule is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: conspiracy, astronaut, nasa, mars, helicopter, whistleblower, uncover truth, investigative reporter, spacecraft, conspiracy theory, investigation, desert ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
Place: texas, arizona, houston texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
 34K
No Way Out (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Navy Lt. Tom Farrell meets a young woman, Susan Atwell , and they share a passionate fling. Farrell then finds out that his superior, Defense Secretary David Brice, is also romantically involved with Atwell. When the young woman turns up dead, ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, sexy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, military, political corruption, love triangle, army investigation, danger, neo noir, kgb, mystery, crimes, mysterious character, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., pentagon, usa, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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