Movies like The Spy Killer

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The Spy Killer (1969)
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The Spy Killer (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Spy Killer stars Robert Horton as a secret agent turned private eye. Framed for murder, Horton is released, but only after promising that he'll track down a book containing a list of government agents who are operating covertly in Red China. The reluctant spy discovers that he can't completely trust anyone in this endeavor--not even his former chief
Plot: spy, golf, ex wife, jail cell, trenchcoat, man wearing towel, male in bathtub

Most similar movies to The Spy Killer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and surprise ending films with plots about spy, espionage, murder, violence, agent, explosion and helicopter mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Spy Killer: Foreign Exchange (1970), 008: Operation Exterminate (1965), The Liquidator (1965), When Eagles Strike (2003), Eternal Wave (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Foreign Exchange (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A former British Secret Service agent is persuaded to negotiate a spy exchange with Russia, only to find himself drawn into political intrigues.
Plot: british, helicopter, spy, russian
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
008: Operation Exterminate (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Italy, Egypt
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The British Secret Service sends agent 006 (Alberto Lupo) to Cairo, to collaborate with an American colleague in searching for a stolen anti-radar device. Arriving in Egypt, he finds that agent 008 is actually an attractive female (played by Ingrid ...
Plot: spy, government agent, female spy, double agent, female agent, helicopter, eurospy, explosion
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 802
The Liquidator (1965)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Crime, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Spy spoof about Boysie Oakes, a British secret agent who specialises in Liquidating. In actual fact he contracts out the work and pretends it is was himself. This leads to complications.
Plot: spy, cold war, agent, redhead, secretary, secret service, james bond spoof, aviation, assassination, eurospy, playboy, murder ...
Place: england, cote d'azur, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
When Eagles Strike (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An elite group of American soldiers are in a race against time in this action thriller from director Cirio H. Santiago. Stacy Keach stars as the general in charge of the team tasked with infiltrating a terrorist organization and saving an American ...
Plot: kidnapping, explosion, torture, hands tied behind back, man wearing towel, bondage
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 5.8
 68
Eternal Wave (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eternal Wave 密战 is a Chinese film set during the anti-Japanese occupation era starring Aaron Kwok, Zhao Li Ying and Zhang Han. It follows the main protagonist Lin Xiang who is a spy working underground to reestablish what was destroyed ruing the ...
Plot: world war two, spy, communist, espionage, sino japanese war
Place: shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Remo Williams: The Prophecy (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: This unsold television pilot was a sequel to the 1985 movie "Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins." Set one year after the events of that film (and loosely based on the plot of the novella "The Day Remo Died"), this TV pilot not ...
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: training, golf, assassin, martial arts, hitman, golf ball
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Come Spy with Me (1967)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set amidst the steamy underworld of Bermuda and Jamaica, this spy adventure chronicles the exploits of a female spy trying to investigate the mysterious murders of two colleagues before an important meeting between the world's most powerful ...
Plot: scuba diving, female in swimsuit, james bond spoof, spy, underwater fight, murder, man in swimsuit
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Foxbat (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In Hong Kong, a Chinese cook swallows a microfilm by accident and becomes a target.
Plot: kgb, evil man, agent, spy, top secret, cold war, violence, defector
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 5.5
 164
Assignment K (1968)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Philip Scott, the boss of a toy company, is secretly also the chief of a British spy organization. Scott's cover is destroyed when enemy agents kidnap his girlfriend to force him to reveal the identities of his fellow spies.
Plot: spy, secret, agent, eurospy, espionage
Place: england, west germany, europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Once Upon a Spy (1980)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Computer genius and chess champion Ted Danson is lured into service by secret agent Eleanor Parker and becomes a reluctant hero thanks to a number of exploits with villainous Christopher Lee and his army of lethal blue-eyed blonde women.
Plot: gadgetry, nasa, computer, secret service, arch villain, james bond spoof, magnet, helicopter, spy, gadget, secret agent, villain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The London Connection (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A missing formula, a defecting Eastern European scientist kidnapped on his arrival in London, car chases, foot chases, air chases, British secret service and a couple of American tourist caught in the middle.
Plot: agent, spy, scientist, child spy, cia, formula, kidnapping, energy, secret plan, james bond spoof, diamond
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Modesty Blaise (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Pilot for a never-made TV series based upon the popular comic strip character.
Plot: spy, college student, stock market, intruder, computer, handcuffs, nightclub
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.7
 101
Sudden Death (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Ed Neilson's entire family is viciously murdered, he pleads with retired CIA operative Duke Smith (Robert Conrad) to investigate. He refuses, but relents after Neilson too meets an explosive death. Deception, international intrigue and a ...
Plot: helicopter, explosion, violence, murder, fortune, shooting gallery, killer, fistfight, gun, burned alive, kicked in the groin, man in swimsuit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.9
 90
Red Dragon (1965)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An FBI agent (Stewart Granger) goes to Hong Kong to short-circuit a smuggler of electrical parts to the communists.
Plot: spy, car chase, infiltration, assassination attempt, customs, fbi agent, explosion, chinese man, boat, secret agent, machine gun
Time: 1960s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.5
 103
The Messenger (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When his girlfriend dies of a drug overdose, a former Green Beret decides to take vengeance on the drug gangs responsible for her death.
Plot: pubic hair, stabbed to death, rape, drugs, african american, gun, bare breasts, prostitute, nude black woman, sex scene, restaurant, sadism ...
Place: italy, vietnam, nevada, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.7
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Madras Cafe (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An Indian Intelligence agent journeys into a war torn coastal island, to break a resolute rebel group. He deftly maneuvers his resources to make significant breakthroughs, amidst a scenario where the enemy has no face and the only counsel is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, undercover, dishonesty, civil war, spy, manipulations, state affairs, escapades, secret agents, terrorism, espionage, reporter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, sri lanka
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.1
 28
Hard Knocks (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A suspenseful and romantic tale of a young man, Guy Montgomery (Michael Christian), whose whole life thus far has been a desperate escape from a tragic and dangerous past. Idealistic as he tries to be, a series of unfortunate incidents in the neon ...
Plot: helicopter, beer, dog, motorcycle, semiautomatic pistol, bird, sex outside, actor, pickup truck, hitchhiking, rifle, jail cell ...
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 3.5
 1K
Mercenaries (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Andy Marlow, an ex British S.A.S serviceman turned mercenary, is sent into the Balkans after a military coup has arisen to rescue a U.S ambassador and his aide.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: coup, genocide, mass grave, daring rescue, escapades, undercover, military, soldier, tough heroes, heroes, danger, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: serbia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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The Criminal (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jasper Rawlins, a none-too-successful musician, finds himself chatting with a beautiful woman at his neighborhood bar. She goes home with him, direct and frank in answer to his nervousness. During the night, someone breaks into his flat and cuts her ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: false accusation, faked death, murder, investigation, life is a bitch, chases and races, uncover truth, crimes, protagonist as suspect, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.2
 166
Sudden Fury (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two rival crime lords take each other on with bloody results.
Plot: assault rifle, dismemberment, severed arm, exploding body, shot point blank, intestines, rescue, decapitation, throat slitting, blowtorch, beaten to death, person on fire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Deep in the Heart (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Shortly after moving to Dallas, a young woman is raped at gunpoint. Her intense anger drives her to seek revenge, and she becomes a hunter on a vengeance mission.
Plot: rape, revenge, gun, teacher, vengeance, female nudity, lawyer
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 2.9
 151
Game Over (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: treet fighter Victor Knox (Andre McCoy), just freed from prison, needs money to be re-united with his wife and child. When invited to join an underground fight tournament promising easy cash, he quickly signs up. Under constant surveillance by ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: contests and competitions, adventure, chases and races, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, martial arts, tough heroes, rivalry, starting over, moral dilemma, ex convict, violence ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Secret Reunion (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Six years ago a mysterious shooting takes place in Seoul. The after effects of the shooting results in Han-kyu Lee (Song Kang-Ho) losing his job at the NIS (National Intelligence Service). Six years later, Ji-won Song (Kang Dong-Won), an ex North ...
Style: tense, exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: hidden identity, undercover, private detective, spy, espionage, government agency, disorder, dishonesty, deadly, secret agents, treason, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, south korea, north korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 4.4
 997
The Point Men (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Some time after their botched operation to capture a known Palestinian terrorist, a team of Israeli agents starts to get killed off one by one. Their leader must get to the bottom of things before the killer(s) plan is complete.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, undercover, assassination, terrorism, espionage, race against time, working undercover, confined, hostages, adventure, save the day, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: tel aviv israel, austria, zurich switzerland, israel, palestine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.3
 170
Hammerhead (1968)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An American agent has tracked down the stronghold of an evil criminal mastermind, determined to take over the world (what, another one ?).
Plot: spy, james bond spoof, helicopter, espionage, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
A Dandy in Aspic (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Double-agent Alexander Eberlin is assigned by the British to hunt out a Russian spy, known to them as Krasnevin. Only Eberlin knows that Krasnevin is none other than himself! Accompanying him on his mission is a ruthless partner, who gradually ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: espionage, spy, photographer, double agent, undercover, couples, deadly, dishonesty, chases and races, secret identity, mole, danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, germany, europe, east berlin, west berlin west germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Deadly Strike (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The new police chief (Bruce Li) arrives in a small provincial town. He's been charged with bringing a dangerous gang to justice. But within seconds, the chief provokes a showdown with his lazy deputies. Realizing that they are not up to the ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, bruce lee, criminal, massacre, violence, murder, brutality, gangster, knife, jail cell, martial artist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Hell in the Aegean (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Spain, Greece, Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The picture is set during Battle of Greece and Crete Battle in 1941, after the fall of the mainland when the Germans entered Athens.
Plot: spy, world war two, british, army, paratrooper, greek, resistance
Time: year 1941
Place: battleship, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 268
Project: Kill (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former government assassin flees a mind-control program in the Philippines, pursued by his ex-partner, the local police and Asian gangsters.
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: chase, pistol, agent, spy, main character dies, home invasion, search, stylized violence, martial artist, grenade, mexican standoff, pump action shotgun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
An Englishman Abroad (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 61 min.
Story: Actress Coral Browne travels to Moscow, and meets a mysterious Englishman. Turns out he's the notorious spy, Guy Burgess. Based on a true story, with Ms. Browne playing herself.
Plot: spy, cold war, defector, iron curtain, espionage
Place: russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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