Movies like Operation Avalanche

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Operation Avalanche (2016)
 6.0
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Operation Avalanche (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
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: found footage, nasa, conspiracy, moon landing, spy, stalking, secret agents, mission, investigation, friendship, cold war, deception, lie, mysterious man, secret mission, dangerous mission, outer space, cia, moon, cia agent, russian spy, fight, escape, violence, death ...
Time: 60s, year 1968, year 1967, year 1965, 1960s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, tense and realistic films with plots about murder, investigation, deception, danger, conspiracy, gun and mystery mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Operation Avalanche: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), The Dish (2000), All the Old Knives (2022), Arlington Road (1999), The Kid Detective (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 127 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: suspense, thought provoking, tense, bleak, confusing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cold war, spy, investigation, double agent, british intelligence, mole, secret service, betrayal, government agency, secret agents, surveillance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, london, england, hungary, istanbul turkey ...
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95%
 7.2
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The Dish (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The true story of how the Parkes Radio Telescope was used to relay the live television of man's first steps on the moon, during the Apollo 11 mission in 1969.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, factual, suspense ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: nasa, moon, moon landing, small town, space travel, outer space, humanity, friendship, ambition, hopes, social relations, human spirit ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: australia, new south wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
All the Old Knives (2022)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When the CIA discovers one of its agents leaked information that cost more than 100 people their lives, veteran operative Henry Pelham is assigned to root out the mole with his former lover and colleague Celia Harrison.
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Plot: spy, espionage, investigation, secret agents, cia, conspiracy, cia agent, mole, suspicion, suspect, crime investigation, secret past ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s, 2020s
Place: vienna, dublin ireland, california, moscow russia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.2
 87K
Arlington Road (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Threats from sinister foreign nationals aren't the only thing to fear. Bedraggled college professor Michael Faraday has been vexed (and increasingly paranoid) since his wife's accidental death in a botched FBI operation. But all that takes ...
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: conspiracy, terrorism, terrorist, paranoia, professor, bomb, murder, uncover truth, fbi, mysterious character, secrets, deception ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, virginia, washington d.c., kansas, west virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Kid Detective (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A once-celebrated kid detective, now 31, continues to solve the same trivial mysteries between hangovers and bouts of self-pity. Until a naive client brings him his first 'adult' case, to find out who brutally murdered her boyfriend.
Style: neo noir, suspense, unusual plot structure, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: private detective, small town, private investigator, investigation, evidence, murder, murder investigation, who done it, uncover truth, murderer, mystery, murder mystery ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 8.1
 964K
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, twists and turns, suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: mystery, murder mystery, infidelity, missing person, investigation, police investigation, manipulation, adultery, femme fatale, disappearance, missing wife, murder suspect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s, year 2012
Place: usa, missouri, manhattan new york city, new york, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, tense, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: conspiracy, spy, cold war, murder, betrayal, espionage, surveillance, cia, family, undercover, paranoia, voyeurism ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.2
 56K
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: scary, suspense, twists and turns, tense, serious ...
Plot: outer space, astronaut, found footage, expedition, alien encounter, moon, space travel, alien, nasa, moon landing, infection, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1969, year 2011, year 1970 ...
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 4.5
 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: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: highway, found footage, mysterious man, missing child, friendship, confined, crimes, group of friends, violence, psychopath, murder, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Spenser Confidential (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Spenser, a former Boston patrolman who just got out from prison, teams up with Hawk, an aspiring fighter, to unravel the truth behind the death of two police officers.
Style: realistic, buddy movie, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: police corruption, tough guy, police, ex convict, police officer, ex-cop, martial arts, sex scene, fbi, drug smuggling, fbi agent, one against many ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.7
 15K
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: political, neo noir, tense, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, spy, kgb, conspiracy, police investigation, murder, espionage, murder investigation, politics, mystery, crimes, police corruption ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, moscow russia, sweden, stockholm sweden, ussr ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.4
 15K
Hell House LLC (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Five years after an unexplained malfunction causes the death of 15 tour-goers and staff on the opening night of a Halloween haunted house tour, a documentary crew travels back to the scene of the tragedy to find out what really happened.
Style: dark, suspenseful, slasher, scary, tense ...
Plot: found footage, halloween, haunted house, dark secret, investigation, abandoned hotel, house, basement, group of friends, hanging, mysterious death, supernatural ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Girlfriend's Day (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: In a city where greeting card writers are celebrated like movie stars, Romance writer Ray used to be the king. In trying to recapture the feelings that once made him the greatest, he gets entangled in a web of murder and deceit as writers vie to ...
Style: surprise ending, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: conspiracy, murder, holiday, police, deception, lie, society, escapades, rise and fall, popularity, male protagonist, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.1
 3K
Winter Kills (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 19 years after President Timothy Keegan was assassinated, his brother Nick discovers a dying man claiming to have been the gunman. While trying to avoid his wealthy and domineering father's attempts to control his actions, Nick follows the ...
Style: political, realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, assassination of president, assassination, winter, sex scene, female nudity, assassin, political conspiracy, investigation, hitman, satire, parents and children ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1960, year 1958, 60s ...
Place: philadelphia, havana cuba, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.1
 59K
Sneakers (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: When shadowy U.S. intelligence agents blackmail a reformed computer hacker and his eccentric team of security experts into stealing a code-breaking 'black box' from a Soviet-funded genius, they uncover a bigger conspiracy. Now, he and his ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, spy, conspiracy, computer, computer cracker, surveillance, technology, heist, betrayal, manipulation, hacking, mathematician ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 90s, year 1969
Place: russia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.4
 640
Stunts (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a stunt man dies while he is involved in the making of a motion picture, his brother takes his place in order to find out what really happened.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: filmmaking, murder, investigation, mystery, amateur detective, crimes, who done it, stuntman, best friends, animal life, journalism, race against time ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.8
 7K
The Dirties (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The line between reality and fiction starts to blur when two best friends start making a movie about getting revenge on bullies.
Style: realistic, sincere, disturbing, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bully, vengeance, misfit, best friend, high school, found footage, violence spree, bullying, self esteem, anxiety, solidarity, psychological torment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.6
 104K
Inherent Vice (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: In Los Angeles at the turn of the 1970s, drug-fueled detective Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of an ex-girlfriend.
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, surreal, twists and turns, sexy ...
Plot: private investigator, drugs, investigation, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, drug trade, obsession, private detective, nudity (full frontal - brief), paranoia, hippie, conspiracy, police investigation ...
Time: 70s, 60s, year 1970, year 1967, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, southern california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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 ⇓
47%
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: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, tense, rough ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: psychiatrist, kidnapping, mental illness, police investigation, race against time, haunted by the past, murder, manipulation, torture, spy, heist, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 2001, 90s, year 1991
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.9
 386
Pack of Lies (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A couple learns that their friendly neighbours might be Russian spies.
Style: tense, talky, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: russian spy, betrayal, secret agents, friendship, espionage, state affairs, government agency, dishonesty, politics, investigation, best friends, kgb ...
Time: 80s, 60s, year 1961
Place: scotland yard, england, europe, london, united kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 2K
As You Are (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in the early 1990s, "As You Are" is the telling and retelling of a relationship between three teenagers as it traces the course of their friendship through a construction of disparate memories prompted by a police investigation.
Style: suspense, serious, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, murder, lgbt, investigation, police investigation, uncover truth, confronting the past, lgbtq, abuse, mother son relationship, secret ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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 ⇓
45%
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 6.9
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Coma (1978)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young woman doctor discovers something sinister going on in her hospital. Relatively healthy patients are having 'complications' during simple operations and ending up in comas. The patients are then shipped off to an institute that ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns, neo noir, suspense ...
Plot: conspiracy, hospital, investigation, coma, amateur detective, mystery, serial killer, medical, black market, crimes, intern, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Robber Bride (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Journalist Zenia Arden has disappeared. When her finger turns up on the shores of Lake Ontario next to her blood-soaked car, the police believe they've uncovered a homicide.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns
Plot: investigation, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, mystery, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, friendship, murder, obsession, police, faked death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.2
 323K
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: neo noir, twists and turns, suspense, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, femme fatale, investigation, corruption, rape, domestic violence, police, incest, murder, surveillance, crimes, conspiracy ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, pacific ocean, america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
 148K
A Simple Favor (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Mommy vlogger Stephanie joins her best friend Emily's husband, Sean, to investigate her sudden disappearance from their small town.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, enigmatic, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: deception, missing person, investigation, ruse, murder investigation, blackmail, female friendship, small town, murder, missing woman, mother, secret ...
Time: 2010s
Place: london, michigan, new york, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Detective Story (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A detective and a businessman search for a serial killer who removes people's organs.
Style: tense, twists and turns, disturbing, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, private detective, murder, partners, mystery, crimes, investigation, painting, friendship, insanity, disappearance, neighbor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.9
 123
Dormant (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Detective Jordan Long is drawn in by government secrets as he investigates murders tied to late CIA Agent, Nigel Goodman.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful, psychological thriller, contemplative
Plot: cia agent, revenge, psychopath, investigation, police officer, master criminal, deception, unsolved crime, murder, criminal, cia, abduction ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
 40K
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, neo noir, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, murder, conspiracy, political corruption, mystery, spy, military, crimes, espionage, cold war, witnessing a crime, kgb ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., pentagon, usa, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%