Movies like Her Secret Life

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Her Secret Life (1987)
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Her Secret Life (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Kate Capshaw plays a schoolteacher and suburban housewife who happens to be an ex-spy. Nobody knows of Capshaw's previous espionage activities, least of all her somewhat obtuse husband Cliff De Young. When Capshaw's ex-lover Jeroen Krabbe, an intimate of Castro, lands in a Cuban prison, she is swept back into the spy business, leaving her nonplussed hubby in the dust.
Plot: female spy, spy, cia, female protagonist, female teacher, father son relationship, woman with a gun, school teacher, ex lover, secret past, husband wife relationship, secret life, heroine, mother son relationship
Place: cuba

Most similar movies to Her Secret Life

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, exciting, suspenseful and serious films with plots about spy, espionage, murder, cia, chase, danger and gun mostly in Action, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like Her Secret Life: 008: Operation Exterminate (1965), The Operative (2019), Ava (2020), Salt (2010), Red Sparrow (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ...
Style: eurospy
Plot: spy, double agent, female spy, government agent, explosion, helicopter, female agent
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Operative (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Israel, Germany, USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young Western woman is recruited by the Mossad to go undercover in Tehran where she becomes entangled in a complex triangle with her handler and her subject.
Style: twists and turns
Plot: mossad, female spy, female nudity, espionage, zionism, making love, interracial kiss, plot twist, interracial sex, molestation, interracial romance, spy
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 5.3
 16K
Ava (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A black ops assassin is forced to fight for her own survival after a job goes dangerously wrong.
Style: tense, suspense, exciting, twists and turns, disturbing
Plot: female assassin, female agent, female spy, strong female character, intelligence agency, hitman, contract killing, woman fights a man, woman with a gun, pursuit, crimes, peril ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.4
 292K
Salt (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, twists and turns, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female protagonist, espionage, cia, spy, strong female lead, double agent, female spy, secret service, agent as target, chase, on the run, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, soviet union, russia, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.6
 161K
Red Sparrow (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Prima ballerina, Dominika Egorova faces a bleak and uncertain future after she suffers an injury that ends her career. She soon turns to Sparrow School, a secret intelligence service that trains exceptional young people to use their minds and bodies ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, erotic, rough, brutal ...
Plot: female assassin, female spy, deception, russian spy, secret mission, seduction, sexploitation, spy, manipulation, training, secret agent, cia ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: russia, budapest, hungary, england, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
D.R.E.A.M. Team (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: J.W. Garrison, the head of a top-secret sub agency of the United Nations, discovers that a team of terrorists, led by the murderous Oliver Maxwell, plan on producing a bomb carrying an anthrax virus to be used in the United States. Garrison summons ...
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: spy, violence, terrorism, undercover, model, female spy, woman in a bikini, terrorist group, ak 47, karate, terrorist plot, beretta ...
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Black Widow (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Story: Natasha Romanoff, on the run from the government following her disobedience to the Sokovia Accords and for aiding Steve Rogers, finds herself on her own and is forced to deal with some of the red in her ledger.
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: female spy, female assassin, strong female lead, superheroine, heroes, violence, tough girl, superhero, female killer, sisterhood, spy, russian ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Living Daylights (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: James Bond helps a Russian General escape into the west. He soon finds out that the KGB wants to kill him for helping the General. A little while later the General is kidnapped from the Secret Service leading 007 to be suspicious.
Style: exciting, witty, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, espionage, secret service, chase, spy, museum, gadget, sniper, faked death, laser, boat, secret agents ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: morocco, vienna, czechoslovakia, afghanistan, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 58K
Anna (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Canada, Russia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Beneath Anna Poliatova's striking beauty lies a secret that will unleash her indelible strength and skill to become one of the world's most feared government assassins.
Style: suspense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: female assassin, female spy, cia agent, double agent, female protagonist, cia, murder, kgb, one woman army, model, female agent, lesbian ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 80s, year 1987, year 1985 ...
Place: paris france, milan italy, bahamas, moscow russia, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
No Time To Die (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 163 min.
Story: James Bond is retired and living a peaceful life, but after a visit from Felix Leiter, Bond must follow the trail of a dangerous new villain with never before seen technology.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Plot: spy, crimes, british secret service, cia, snow, secret service, espionage, james bond, murder, violence, 007, spy hero ...
Place: italy, jamaica, london, england, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Mission: Impossible (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Ethan Hunt, the leader of a crack espionage team whose perilous operation has gone awry with no explanation, discovers that a mole has penetrated the CIA, he's surprised to learn that he's the No. 1 suspect. To clear his name, Hunt ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, cia, espionage, mission, undercover, chase, spy, betrayal, double agent, terrorist, embassy, secret service ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: prague, paris france, virginia, berlin germany, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.4
 718
'Gator Bait (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Desiree lives deep in the swamp and supports herself and her siblings by poaching. Ben and deputy Billy hope to get a little sexual comfort from the "Cajun swamp rat" when they catch Desiree trapping 'gators, and give chase. Desiree ...
Plot: cajun, alligator, violence, incest, sheriff, snake, swamp, revenge, false accusation of murder, murder, shotgun, shot in the back ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.4
 122
Notorious (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After Alicia Velorus' father is convicted as a communist spy, CIA asks her to prove her loyalty by getting close to her father's friend, who's a suspected arms dealer. In the meantime she and her CIA contact Devlin fall in love.
Style: ambiguous ending
Plot: spy, love, cia, arms dealer, tape recorder, vine, poison, damsel in distress, seduction, infidelity, sacrifice, post cold war
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.1
 211K
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, turkey, saudi arabia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.4
 4K
Scorpio (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Cross is an old hand at the CIA, in charge of assassinating high-ranking foreign personalities who are an obstacle to the policies of the USA. He often teams up with Frenchman Jean Laurier, alias "Scorpio", a gifted free-lance operative. ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, cult film, tragic ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, double agent, intrigue, on the run, heroes, espionage, betrayal, assassination attempt, secret agents, cia, assassination, cold war ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: vienna, washington d.c., langley virginia, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Ethan Hunt and his team are racing against time to track down a dangerous terrorist named Hendricks, who has gained access to Russian nuclear launch codes and is planning a strike on the United States. An attempt to stop him ends in an explosion ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, secret agents, espionage, mission, nuclear threat, explosion, frame up, teamwork, terrorist, undercover, save the day, top secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: russia, dubai, hungary, seattle, budapest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Code Name: Vengeance (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Soldier of fortune, Monroe Bieler, is sent to dole out some American-style justice when the wife and child of an African president are kidnapped by terrorists.
Style: low-budget
Plot: gunfight, mercenary, secret agent, royal family, massacre, release from prison, prison fight, cia, sexploitation, kidnapping, explosion, rebel leader ...
Place: cape town south africa, south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
When Time Ran Out... (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An active volcano threatens a south Pacific island resort and its guests as a power struggle ensues between the property's developer and a drilling foreman.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, hotel, island, volcanic eruption, survival, resort, volcano, escape, wiretap, infidelity, heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 6.3
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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, rough, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: cia agent, female warrior, rogue agent, cia, female spy, biohazard, terrorism, betrayal, spy, spy mission, timebomb, conspiracy ...
Time: 2010s, year 2012
Place: moscow russia, tower bridge london, big ben london, paris france, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
 4K
Target (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Texan with a secret past (Gene Hackman) searches Europe with his son (Matt Dillon) after the KGB kidnaps his wife (Gayle Hunnicutt).
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, chase, missing person, father son relationship, espionage, rescue, parents and children, secret agents, daring rescue, crimes, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, europe, hamburg germany, texas, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
 189K
Hanna (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A 16-year-old girl raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe. Tracked by a ruthless operatives, she faces startling revelations about her existence and questions about her humanity.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female assassin, chase, secret agents, teenage girl, undercover, cia, vengeance, danger, strong female lead, hitman, young heroes, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, morocco, berlin germany, europe, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Licence to Kill (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, Mexico, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: James Bond and his American colleague Felix Leiter arrest the drug lord Sanchez who succeeds in escaping and takes revenge on Felix and his wife. Bond knows but just one thing: revenge.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, espionage, murder, 007, cia, drug lord, gadget, undercover, secret agents, heroes, florida keys, corruption ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: mexico, florida, latin america, caribbean, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Cold Light of Day (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After his family is kidnapped during their sailing trip in Spain, a young Wall Street trader is confronted by the people responsible: intelligence agents looking to recover a mysterious briefcase.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, espionage, government, life turned upside down, family in danger, crimes, danger, heroes, female assassin, father son relationship, unlikely hero, government agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 708
Never Let Go (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Morocco, Spain, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A whiplash thriller in the lean, mean TAKEN tradition from Howard J. Ford, Director/Co-Writer, of the past FrightFest favourites THE DEAD and THE DEAD 2: INDIA. Former FBI agent, now single mother Lisa Brennan, takes a holiday to escape an unhappy ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, captivating
Plot: organized crime, kidnapping, rescue, conspiracy, mother daughter relationship, on the run, race against time, parenthood, heroine, betrayal, corruption, one against many ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 64K
Into the Storm (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The town of Silverton is in one day destroyed by the unprecedented power of a series of tornadoes. The population is at the mercy of the unpredictable and deadly cyclones, while hunters warn that the worst is yet to come. Most people find shelter, ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, disaster movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tornado, adventure, small town, rescue, chaos, forces of nature, family relations, danger, teenage life, obsessive quest, natural disaster, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Poseidon Adventure was one of the first Catastrophe films and began the Disaster Film genre. Director Neame tells the story of a group of people that must fight for their lives aboard a sinking ship. Based on the novel by Paul Gallico.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, girls' night
Plot: catastrophe, ship, adventure, cruise, survival, race against time, passenger, hysteria, underwater, forces of nature, faith, group of strangers ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mediterranean sea, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Hunt for Red October (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A new Soviet nuclear missile sub (a Boomer) heading out on her maiden voyage that is being tracked by a Los Angeles class American submarine suddenly goes silent and "disappears". This focuses the attention of both U.S. Intelligence and ...
Style: suspense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, cold war, spy, navy, warship, underwater, nuclear threat, politics, defection, desertion, cia, mutiny ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: usa, russia, washington d.c., soviet union, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Espionage in Lisbon (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Spain, Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An international gang pretends to have the means to destroy a small country in 30 seconds. The authorities have reason to believe this may be true, and the spying battle is on.
Plot: carrying a dead body, dead woman, espionage, scientist, high heels, spy, female spy, james bond spoof, dead woman on floor, blowgun
Place: lisbon portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 203K
Die Another Day (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Spain, Iceland
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Bond takes on a North Korean leader who undergoes DNA replacement procedures that allow him to assume different identities. American agent, Jinx Johnson assists Bond in his attempt to thwart the villain's plans to exploit a satellite that is ...
Style: sexy, exciting, twists and turns, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: espionage, spy, cia, laser, british secret service, helicopter, world domination, 007, destruction, secret service agent, master villain, satellite ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north korea, hong kong, london, iceland, sydney australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
In Enemy Country (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Wartime secret agents are on a mission to destroy a deadly new type of torpedo, hidden in a Nazi stronghold in France.
Plot: nazi occupied france, undercover, mission, torpedo, parachute, spy, husband wife relationship, world war two, factory, nazi
Time: 1940s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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