Movies like The Edge of Power

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The Edge of Power (1987)
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The Edge of Power (1987)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The worlds of journalism and politics collide in this story about an experienced journalist who desperately needs to scoop a big story in order to revamp his career. Deciding he'll take matters into his own hands, he frames a politician and arranges to be there when the story is leaked to the public. What he doesn't realize is that his own devious behavior is about to get him caught in the middle of a dangerous web of lies and murder.
Plot: nazi, politics, journalist, conspiracy, politician, government, assassination, fabrication

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about conspiracy, state affairs, politics, murder, dishonesty, crimes and political corruption mostly in Thriller, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like The Edge of Power: King's Game (2004), Dark Power (2013), Storm Troopers U.S.A. (1969), Redheads (1994), Uppdraget (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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King's Game (2004)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Starting a new job as a political journalist at a leading newspaper, Ulrik Torp witnesses a brutal struggle for power in the Midparty's ranks -- a struggle that coincides with the charismatic party leader's involvement in a near fatal car ...
Style: political thriller, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: politics, journalist, politician, conspiracy, parliament, campaign, dishonesty, state affairs, political scandal, death, journalism, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, copenhagen, europe, copenhagen denmark
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Dark Power (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When the mayor of a crime-ridden city and his opponent are both assassinated while seeking election, two FBI agents, John Archer and Mila Driver, reluctantly join forces to investigate the murder only to discover that City Hall holds more secrets ...
Style: suspense
Plot: power, politician, politics, murder, lighthouse, political corruption
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Storm Troopers U.S.A. (1969)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A rebellious chapter of the American Nazi Party storms a Miami hotel as part of a plan to destroy the city’s power plant and a Navy destroyer.
Plot: neo nazi, assassination, nazi, hotel, undercover, sailor, exploitation, fbi agent
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Redheads (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Lucy is apparently very confident, and quite "forward," as the saying used to be; she has made all the moves to pick up a staid lawyer-type for sex. Once back at her apartment, she sets a video camera going to record their coupling. ...
Plot: conspiracy, murder, bra and panties, female protagonist, lawyer, falsely accused, public defender, video cassette
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Uppdraget (1977)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Common political thriller. Swedish representative is sent to an imaginary country in South America where a revolution is erupting. His assignment: to organize and mediate a conference between the government and the revolutionaries. Reading it ...
Plot: brutality, police, oppression, spy, gun, mass murder, mission, assassination, army, diplomat, politics, espionage
Place: latin america
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50%
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The Big Hurt (1986)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A reporter looking into the death of a research scientist finds more deaths connected to the man, including some dubious "suicides". He discovers that the scientist may have been killed to cover up a secret government plot concerning ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: conspiracy, female nudity, newspaper, scientist, father daughter relationship, death of mother, cover up, government, newspaper editor, suicide, mind control, reporter ...
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Time Bomb (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jason tragically lost his young son when their SUV exploded. Now fighting as a soldier in Iraq, the suicide bombings that occur around him on a daily basis constantly remind him of losing his son. An army scientist approaches Jason about an ...
Plot: racist insult, interrogation, conspiracy, death of child
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45%
Executive Power (1997)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While protecting the U.S. President, Secret Service agent Nick Sager helps him to dispose of the body of a young girl, who accidentally died during an adulterous encounter. Some time later, a few weeks before the elections, the disillusioned ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, political thriller
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political conspiracy, political corruption, conspiracy, torture, crimes, life is a bitch, deadly, undercover, state affairs, legal investigation, murder, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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The Clearstream Affair (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Journalist Denis Robert sparked a storm in the world of European finance by denouncing the murky operations of banking firm Clearstream. His quest to reveal the truth behind a secret world of shadowy multinational banking puts him in contact with an ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Plot: investigation, corporate crimes, uncover truth, dishonesty, legal investigation, legal, state affairs, journalism, politics, political intrigue, greed, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe, taiwan
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42%
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The President (1961)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: At 73, France's ex-president, Emile Beaufort, faces declining health, but he still plays a vigorous role behind the scenes as a philosopher and, potentially, as a power broker. In particular, his relationship with Philippe Chalamont comes into ...
Style: touching, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: politics, political intrigue, marketplace, parliament, battles, head of state, state affairs, assassination attempt, politician, prime minister, blackmail, deputy ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 60s
Place: france
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42%
Defense of the Realm (1985)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A reporter Mullen 'stumbles' on a story linking a prominent Member of Parliament to a KGB agent. In fact it is also linked to a near Nuclear disaster involving a teenage runaway and an Americal USAF base. Has there been a Government ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: kgb, mole, journalism, political corruption, member of parliament, reporter, conspiracy, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, uncover truth, investigation, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england, europe
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42%
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The Idealist (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A whistle blower attempts to reveal the secret behind a nuclear disaster that occurred during the height of the Cold War.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, tense
Plot: journalist, idealism, uncover truth, life is a bitch, state affairs, dishonesty, whistleblower, contamination, cold war, catastrophe, conspiracy, human
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s
Place: greenland, denmark
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40%
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Colosio (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Mexico, Spain, France, Colombia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's 1994 in Mexico, the nation was witnessing a turbulent year since its beginnings. An indigenous rebellion shakes the country. Three months later, the ruling party's presidential candidate is brutally murdered during a rally in Tijuana. ...
Style: suspense, based on true events
Plot: lookalikes, politics, political candidate, murder, secret
Time: 90s, 1990s
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Touch and Die (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Italy, USA, France, Germany, UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Martin Sheen stars as an American newsman in Rome who begins to investigate the appearance of several corpses found throughout Europe with their hands cut off. He soon uncovers not only plots of plutonium theft, but also of nuclear arms deals and ...
Plot: plutonium, smuggling, journalist, newspaper, atomic bomb, scientist, murder, presidential candidate, hitman, nuclear, father daughter relationship, industrial espionage ...
Place: rome italy, africa, europe, paris france, dallas texas
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38%
The Fourth Protocol (1987)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Plan Aurora, led by Kim Philby is a plan that breaches the top-secret Fourth Protocol and turns the fears that shaped it into a living nightmare. A crack Soviet agent, placed under cover in a quiet English country town, begins to assemble a nuclear ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, espionage, politics, chase, betrayal, race against time, undercover, secret agents, military base, political intrigue, danger, conspiracy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: russia, england, europe, london, big ben london ...
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Formosa Betrayed (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the early 1980s, an FBI Agent is assigned to investigate the murder of a respected professor. Through his investigation, he unearths a spider web of international secrets that has been thriving within college campuses across America for decades. ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, police detective, rebellion, fighting the system, society, crimes, law enforcement, politics, who to trust, political unrest, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: asia, taiwan
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American Roulette (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Carlos Quintas, the democratically-elected president of an unnamed South American country, has been deposed by a military coup. He is in London, the head of a government in exile, rallying international support. He is also a poet of talent and ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: chases and races, politics, danger, assassination attempt, deadly, head of state, heroes, espionage, crimes, state affairs, dishonesty, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
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King (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The movie opens with a scene of a bank robbery in progress. The actions of the robbers during the gateway is photographed by Ashwin (Jeeva). After a chase, the injured Ashwin loses his camera to the robbers but managed to retrieve the memory card. ...
Plot: terrorist, assassination, political campaign, political corruption, election, terrorism, politician, journalist, election campaign, journalism, bomb, murder ...
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Nexus (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Holly is a struggling singer whose life is torn apart when she loses custody of her daughter, Chloe. When she travels to her soon to be ex-husbands estate in the country, for a weekend visit with Chloe, she is shocked to discover that he is missing. ...
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: conspiracy, false accusation, on the run, uncover truth, frame up, life turned upside down, betrayal, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, murder, gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Ripper (1997)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This telling of the story of Jack the Ripper focuses not on the killings as much as on the aristocratic lives of the people connected to the heir-apparent to the throne of England... who of course is the Ripper. It tells also of the investigator who ...
Style: realistic, serious, slasher, sexy, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, prostitute, love affair, crimes, danger, law enforcement, investigation, crime, deadly, mystery, jack the ripper ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s, 1800s
Place: london, europe, england, east end london, buckingham palace ...
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The Salamander (1981)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An Italian policeman investigates a series of murders involving people in prominent positions. Left behind at each murder scene is a drawing of a salamander. The policeman begins to suspect these murders are linked to a plot to seize control of the ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, enigmatic, captivating ...
Plot: murder, politics, police investigation, political conspiracy, political intrigue, crimes, crime, danger, mystery, political corruption, state affairs, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe
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32%
The Dogs of Riga (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A lifeboat floats ashore at the coast of Skåne. Inside are two dead men who who've been murdered. Policeman Kurt Wallander is assigned to the case. The men are identified with the help of the police in Latvia. One of their officers travel to ...
Plot: police, corpse, police procedural, conspiracy, murder, corruption
Place: eastern europe, latvia
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The Patriots (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Ariel, un jeune Juif français, décide de quitter sa famille pour partir en Israël et devenir un agent du Mossad, les services secrets israéliens. En participant à des missions à Paris, Tel Aviv et Washington, il sera initié à l'art ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mossad, secret agents, spy, manipulations, conspiracy, manipulation, idealism, moral dilemma, introspection, working undercover, intrigue, government agency ...
Time: 80s
Place: israel, paris france, middle east, france, europe
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The List (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After being arrested for solicitation, a high-class prostitute threatens to make public a list of her best clients and someone resorts to murder to keep the list a secret. Meanwhile, the judge on the case struggles with his dilemma and one cop aims ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, political corruption, prostitute, bait, courtroom, uncover truth, courtroom drama, fighting the system, deadly, crimes, legal, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
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The Passage (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the death of his girlfriend Tracy, the American Luke travels to Morocco with his British friend Adam to spend vacation and recover his loss. While in Medina, Luke meets the gorgeous Moroccan nurse Zahra and he offers to walk her home. However, ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: danger, couples, tunnel, hotel, conspiracy, deception, cultural difference, tourist, love story, best friends, mountain, plot twist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: morocco, north africa
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The Kidnapping of the President (1980)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A South American quasi-revolutionary/guerilla/terrorist and a misled, admiring girl compatriot manage to kidnap the U.S. President during a diplomatic visit to Toronto. With a nondescript armored truck, crudely yet somehow elaborately rigged with ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, hostage, armored car, rescue, race against time, head of state, danger, crimes, secret agents, law enforcement, explosive ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada, south america
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Who's Got the Black Box? (1967)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Greece
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The widow of a murdered undercover NATO officer in Greece is the prime suspect in his killing. She finds herself embroiled in a bigger conspiracy about the sabotage of U.S. radar installations while trying to prove her innocence.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Plot: murder, disorder, righting the wronged, whistleblower, snitch, conspiracy, crimes, chases and races, frame up, obsession, working undercover, false accusation ...
Time: 60s
Place: greece
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Legacy: Black Ops (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Nigeria, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Taking refuge in a shabby Brooklyn motel after narrowly surviving a failed mission in Eastern Europe, Black Ops soldier Malcolm Gray (Idris Elba) begins to disintegrate mentally as he broods over the legacy of his actions in this taut psychological ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: conspiracy, obsession, haunted by the past, mission gone awry, rivalry, military, dishonesty, losing-it hero, soldier, breaking point, isolation, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
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28%
The Jigsaw Man (1983)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Philip Kimberly, the former head of the British Secret Service who defected to Russia, is given plastic surgery and sent back to Britain by the KGB to retrieve some vital documents. With the documents in hand, he instead plays off MI6 and the KGB ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, espionage, cold war, heroes, undercover, betrayal, state affairs, politics, conspiracy, working undercover, political intrigue, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, england, europe, ussr, london ...
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28%
The Ipcress File (1965)
Genre: 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: suspenseful, suspense, tense, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Plot: espionage, cold war, spy, political intrigue, double agent, undercover, investigation, dishonesty, race against time, danger, rivalry, politics ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, albania, london, europe, scotland yard ...
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