Movies like The Dirty Game

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The Dirty Game (1965)
 5.7
 186
The Dirty Game (1965)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, West Germany, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A U.S. intelligence general (Robert Ryan) recalls three Cold War cases of Soviet (Henry Fonda), French and Italian (Vittorio Gassman) spies.
Style: eurospy, microfilm
Plot: spy, espionage, kidnapping, berlin wall, cold war, secret agents, traitor, jeep, military police, vodka, defector, secret agent
Place: rome italy, africa, soviet union, paris france, russia, east berlin, east berlin east germany

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Most similar movies to The Dirty Game

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and eurospy films with plots about spy, espionage, secret agents, cold war, undercover, surveillance and state affairs mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Dirty Game: The Serpent (1973), Bridge of Spies (2015), To Commit a Murder (1967), An Englishman Abroad (1983), OSS 117 - Double Agent (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
 955
The Serpent (1973)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Vlassov is a Soviet spy who defects in France. He is whisked to the U.S, where Allan Davies takes over the case. After polygraph tests and cross-examinations, Vlassov names several Western European agents who are also spying for the Soviets. Davies ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, eurospy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, double agent, kgb, intrigue, government agency, manhunt, race against time, secret agents, mind game, rivalry, working undercover ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, russia, europe, germany, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.6
 289K
Bridge of Spies (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: During the Cold War, the Soviet Union captures U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers after shooting down his U-2 spy plane. Sentenced to 10 years in prison, Powers' only hope is New York lawyer James Donovan, recruited by a CIA operative to negotiate ...
Style: realistic, suspense, serious, tricky, intense ...
Plot: espionage, cold war, spy, lawyer, cia, pilot, rescue, legal, danger, justice, mission, undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1950s, 50s ...
Place: soviet union, usa, europe, berlin germany, east germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
To Commit a Murder (1967)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: France, West Germany, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A writer gets wrapped up in espionage.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, espionage, spy, danger, state affairs, undercover, chases and races, heroes, crimes, dishonesty, graphic violence, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: actress playing herself, spy, defector, cold war, iron curtain, autobiography, espionage
Place: soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Agente Logan - missione Ypotron (1966)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Agent Lemmy Logan is investigating the case of a missing NASA scientist and discovers that an ex nazi is developing a new super weapon.
Style: eurospy
Plot: espionage, james bond spoof, spy, secret agent, spy hero, secret agents
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
OSS 117 - Double Agent (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A secret agent is sent to the Middle East to destroy a gang of assassins.
Style: eurospy, psychotronic
Plot: assassin, secret agent, secret agents, espionage, spy, james bond spoof, code name
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.3
 17K
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 ⇓
58%
The Good Shepherd (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Edward Wilson, the only witness to his father's suicide and member of the Skull and Bones Society while a student at Yale, is a morally upright young man who values honor and discretion, qualities that help him to be recruited for a career in ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: cold war, spy, cia, idealism, double agent, intrigue, espionage, betrayal, invasion, suspicion, politics, patriotism ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 50s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: cuba, usa, washington d.c., berlin germany, congo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Escape from East Berlin (1962)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Director Robert Siodmak's 1962 film, inspired by true events, is about an East Berlin resident who attempts to escape to West Berlin with his family and girlfriend through a secret underground tunnel.
Plot: family relations, berlin wall, cold war, iron curtain, secret message, secret meeting, auto repair, neighbor, rehearsal, shooting, police, escape ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: berlin germany, east berlin, west berlin west germany, west germany, east berlin east germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: bleak, talky, realistic, clever, serious ...
Plot: cold war, espionage, spy, communist, double agent, court martial, cynicism, iron curtain, grocer, whiskey, library, alcoholic ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england, germany, europe, east germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Once Upon a Spy (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: spy, secret agent, secret service, gadget, arch villain, magnet, gadgetry, villain, nasa, espionage, helicopter, computer ...
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
An Officer and a Spy (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In 1894, French Captain Alfred Dreyfus is wrongfully convicted of treason and sentenced to life imprisonment at Devil's Island.
Style: tense, psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: lawyer, duel, spy, arrest, manipulation, courtroom, police investigation, dishonesty, society, frame up, french history, trial ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
 975
The Liquidator (1965)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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.
Style: eurospy
Plot: spy, redhead, murder, cold war, espionage, agent, secretary, aviation, secret agent, playboy, hitman, assassination ...
Place: french riviera, cote d'azur, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Little Nikita (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Roy Parmenter is an FBI agent in San Diego; 20 years ago his partner was killed by a Soviet spy, nicknamed Scuba, still at large. Scuba is now trying to extort the Soviets; to prove he's serious, he's killing their agents one by one, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, family relations, teenage boy, espionage, investigation, crimes, fbi, parents and children, teenage life, profanity, graphic violence, kgb ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, san diego california, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, microfilm
Plot: assassination, spy, espionage, deadly, danger, undercover, secret agents, child in peril, invention, holiday, intelligence, on the run ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, germany, copenhagen, london, copenhagen denmark ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Despite the Falling Snow (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Cold War Moscow, a female spy steals secrets from an idealistic politician – and falls in love with him. Moscow, 1959: Katya (Rebecca Ferguson, Mission Impossible- Rogue Nation, The Girl on the Train, The White Queen), is young, beautiful – ...
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, touching
Plot: spy, cold war, secret, politics, love, espionage, female spy, communist, defection, desertion, danger, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 1990s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: soviet union, russia, ussr, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
 6K
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: cold war, espionage, kgb, double agent, undercover, dishonesty, betrayal, state affairs, danger, working undercover, father son relationship, iron curtain ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: soviet union, france, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 38
Top Secret (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Top Secret is a 1967 Italian-Spanish Eurospy film directed by Fernando Cerchio and starring Gordon Scott.
Style: eurospy, suspense
Plot: spy, secret agent, secret agents, heroes, gun, espionage, spy hero, shoulder holster, love interest, tough guy, strongman, muscleman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Tamarind Seed (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: During a Caribbean holiday, a British civil servant finds herself falling in love with a Russian agent.
Style: realistic, serious, microfilm
Plot: espionage, opposites attract, double agent, cold war, government agency, undercover, secret agents, love and romance, special agents, state affairs, master and servant, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france, london, europe, england, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
 680
The Defector (1966)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Professor Bower, an American physicist, is effectively blackmailed by a shady CIA agent named Adams to help the CIA obtain secret microfilm from a defecting Russian scientist. The reluctant Bower travels to East Germany undercover as an antiques ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, political conspiracy, working undercover, conspiracy, culture clash, political intrigue, kgb, danger, escapades, government agency, military, secret agents ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, germany, west berlin west germany, german democratic republic, east berlin
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.5
 2K
The Same Sky (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Lars is a "Romeo agent" from East Germany in the 1970s. His task is to go West, first to seduce and then to spy on Western women who worked in government or defense institutions.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense
Plot: berlin wall, spy, sister sister relationship, espionage, seduction, surveillance, cold war, male nudity, stasi, teacher, female nudity, swimmer ...
Time: year 1974
Place: east berlin east germany, west germany, west berlin west germany, berlin germany, east germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 1K
Triple Agent (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Spain, Greece, Russia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Popular Front wins elections, the Spanish Civil War begins, and Hitler and Stalin are manipulating and spying. The brilliant exile, Fiodor Voronin, a general at 20, is the deputy at the White Russian Military Union, probably slated to replace ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, enigmatic, psychological
Plot: espionage, secret agents, politics, government agency, political corruption, undercover, life is a bitch, betrayal, love triangle, uncover truth, dishonesty, rebellion ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: france, russia, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Secret Agent Fireball (1965)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An American CIA agent (Richard Harrison) must find the whereabouts of valuable microfilm that was smuggled over by two Russian scientists who had been hoping to defect.
Style: microfilm, eurospy
Plot: spy, taxi driver, russian, gadget, swimming pool, helicopter, car chase, man in swimsuit, male objectification, exploding car, secret agent, american ...
Place: lebanon, hamburg germany, beirut lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Special Mission Lady Chaplin (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Lady Chaplin is a beautiful woman, she is a fashion stylist and she owns an atelier in Paris. Zoltan is a rich American specialized in submarine researches. Dick Malloy is an American secret agent. What have the three in common? Perhaps a sunk ...
Style: eurospy
Plot: spy, secret agent, secret agents, energy
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Kremlin Letter (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A network of older spies from the West recruits a young intelligence officer with a photographic memory to accompany them on a mission inside Russia. They must recover a letter written by the CIA that promises American assistance to Russia if China ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, manhunt, deportation, political intrigue, heroic mission, working undercover, conspiracy, race against time, secret agents, government agency, deadly, state affairs ...
Time: 60s
Place: china, russia, asia, moscow russia, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 555
Sebastian (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sebastian is an undisciplined mathematics genius who works in the "cipher bureau" of the British Intelligence. While cracking enemy codes, Sebastian finds time to romance co-worker Rebecca Howard.
Style: eurospy
Plot: mathematician, british secret service, spy, drugged, cryptography, assassination attempt, british intelligence, computer, job interview, morse code, code breaking, microphone ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 184
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.
Style: eurospy
Plot: spy, espionage, agent, secret
Place: england, west germany, europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.1
 397
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, theater, assassin, artwork, woman kills a man, hippie, auditorium, james bond spoof, helicopter, motorcycle, beach, espionage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.3
 54K
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: suspenseful, thought provoking, disturbing, sincere, tense ...
Plot: cold war, president, politics, nuclear threat, military, un, leadership, undercover, political intrigue, state affairs, rivalry, race against time ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1962
Place: usa, cuba, soviet union, washington d.c., manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Target for Killing (1966)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Italy, Austria, West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A secret agent is charged with preventing a crime syndicate's plot to assassinate a young heiress.
Style: eurospy
Plot: spy, brainwashing, hypnosis, secret agent, photographer, mind control, kidnapping, airport, assassination attempt, machine gun, pistol, inheritance ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: former yugoslavia, slovenia, montenegro
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%