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Deadlier Than the Male (1967)
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Deadlier Than the Male (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In this 1967 drama, resourceful British agent Bulldog Drummond, who appeared onscreen in a series of spy stories between 1929 and 1951, returned to duty in the wake of James Bond. Here, Drummond (Richard Johnson) is on the trail of Carl Petersen (Nigel Green), a corrupt industrialist who has a bad habit of stealing the ideas of others and then killing them so he can reap their profits. The nefarious Petersen has a team of female assistants willing to kill on command, led by Irma (Elke Sommer) and Penelope (Sylva Koscina). One more Bulldog Drummond vehicle, Some Girls Do, followed in 1969 before the series was retired again
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film, psychotronic, eurospy, art house
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chess, murder, espionage, crimes, hitman, heroes, contests and competitions, crime, legal investigation, secret agents, mystery, private detective, mate swapping, frame up, legal, danger, chases and races, who done it, dishonesty, master criminal, law enforcement, environmentalism, criminal heroes, disorder, deadly ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england, riviera

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and exciting films with plots about crimes, deadly, dishonesty, danger, murder, undercover and chases and races mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Deadlier Than the Male: The Return of Mr. Moto (1965), Maroc 7 (1967), The Wrecking Crew (1968), Danger Route (1967), Hysteria (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Return of Mr. Moto (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Mr. Moto goes undercover to find out who has been blowing up oil wells and trying to gain total control of all the oil leases from a petroleum-rich Middle Eastern country.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: hitman, nightclub, undercover, danger, dishonesty, disorder, interpol, conspiracy, espionage, secret agents, law enforcement, who done it ...
Time: 60s
Place: middle east, europe, england, london, persia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Maroc 7 (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The lady of a top fashion magazine doubles as a jewel thief and becomes involved in Moroccan intrigue.
Style: stylized, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: intrigue, espionage, spy, mate swapping, safecracker, crime, deadly, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, secret agents, fashion, heist ...
Time: 60s
Place: morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Wrecking Crew (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When Count Contini attempts to destroy the world's economy by masterminding the theft of $1 billion in U.S. gold, ICE chief MacDonald summons secret agent Matt Helm to stop him.
Style: realistic, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, master villain, crimes, adventure, race against time, one man army, undercover, dishonesty, escapades, danger, master criminal ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: copenhagen denmark, copenhagen, scandinavia, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.7
 321
Danger Route (1967)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jonas Wilde, a British secret agent licensed to kill, wants to resign from his murderous work, but his superiors pressure him into taking on a new assignment-the assassination of a defecting Soviet scientist. In the course of the dangerous mission, ...
Style: eurospy, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: espionage, ship, secret agents, special agents, adventure, escapades, danger, disorder, one last case, fellow agent, political conspiracy, working undercover ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, russia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Hysteria (1965)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An American wakes up in an English hospital unable to remember anything of his life before a recent car accident. With only a photograph torn from a newspaper to guide him, and an unknown benefactor, he attempts to unravel what looks increasingly ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological thriller, psychotronic
Plot: murder, mystery, riddles and clues, private detective, disorder, memory loss, investigation, crimes, deadly, losing-it hero, power relations, amnesia ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Girl Hunters (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mickey Spillane plays his own creation, street-thug-turned-PI Mike Hammer, in this 1963 adaptation of his novel. The film opens with Hammer on the downside of a years-long bender, scooped out of the gutter by a bitter cop intent on prying ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: columnist, woman in danger, missing person, alcohol abuse, espionage, conspiracy, neo noir, mystery, life is a bitch, intrigue, deadly, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sherlock (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Early in his crime-solving career, Sherlock Holmes attempts to prevent Moriarty from cornering the heroin market.
Style: suspenseful, clever, serious, mind bending, realistic
Plot: murder, drug dealing, sherlock holmes, mind game, investigation, private detective, riddles and clues, chases and races, partners against crime, obsessive quest, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: victorian era, victorian, 19th century
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Some Girls Do (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A series of unexplainable accidents befall the people and companies responsible for developing the world's first supersonic airliner. A British agent is sent to investigate and with the help of another agent uncovers a plot masterminded by Carl ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, exciting, art house ...
Plot: adventurer, investigation, espionage, robot, cult, escapades, righting the wronged, police detective, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, crime, adventure ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: morocco, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Arabesque (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Story of international intrigue involving a university professor, an Arab prime minister, a ruthless businessman, a beautiful spy, and hieroglyphics.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, talky, twists and turns ...
Plot: espionage, murder, gangsters, spy, political intrigue, professor, danger, intrigue, politics, dishonesty, investigation, justice ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: england, london, europe, oxford university, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Shadow in the North (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When an elderly client loses a fortune on an investment, fearless Sally Lockhart will stop at nothing to rectify the situation — even if it means risking everything important to her in the process. As Sally sorts out the threads of the mystery — ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: murder, amateur sleuth, uncover truth, mystery, investigation, mind game, partners against crime, friends, danger, dishonesty, amateur detective, private detective ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, victorian era, 1870s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Quiller Memorandum (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two British agents are murdered by a mysterious Neonazi organization in West Berlin. The British Secret Service sends agent Quiller to investigate. Soon Quiller is confronted with Neonazi chief "Oktober" and involved in a dangerous game ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, heroes, gang, undercover, rivalry, racism, political intrigue, working undercover, danger, crimes, secret agents ...
Time: 60s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Three Blind Mice (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A lawyer defends a man he's known since serving together in Vietnam, who has been accused of murdering three Vietnamese immigrants. Now he'll have to fight against a tenacious District Attorney, and evidence connected to the man's ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: courtroom drama, frame up, murder, vietnam veteran, legal investigation, false accusation, protagonist as suspect, mystery, life is a bitch, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Murder Most Foul (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A murderer is brought to court and only Miss Marple is unconvinced of his innocence. Once again she begins her own investigation. The third Miss Marple film starring Margaret Rutherford as the quirky amateur detective.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, mind bending
Plot: amateur detective, miss marple, courtroom drama, murder, strangulation, mystery, false accusation, murder mystery, private detective, goofy hero, power relations, legal investigation ...
Time: 60s, 50s, year 1951, 1960s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Prize (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: For some reason, this year's Nobel prize in literature has been awarded to the young author Andrew Craig, who seems to be more interested in women and drinking than writing. Another laureate is Dr. Max Stratman, the famous German-American ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: espionage, nobel prize, chases and races, dishonesty, hidden identity, good versus evil, race against time, infidelity, switching roles, murder, captivity, state affairs ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, europe, scandinavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The File of the Golden Goose (1969)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: U.S. Secret Service agent Peter Novak goes undercover with Scotland Yard officer Thompson to halt a murderous gang of counterfeiters known as the Golden Goose. Although Peter is unsure about John's loyalties, the two infiltrate the gang and win ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, gang, forgery, sauna, undercover cop, party, danger, law enforcement, criminal heroes, rivalry, partners against crime, chases and races ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, scotland yard, england, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Thirty-Nine Steps (1978)
Genre: Crime, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The year is 1914 and Richard Hannay, Mining Engineer who is visiting Britain for a short time before returning to South Africa, is shocked when one of his neighbours, Colonel Scudder, bursts into his rooms one night and tells him a story that ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, psychological, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, secret agents, conspiracy, frame up, murder, espionage, uncover truth, danger, crimes, state affairs, gunfight, chase ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 90s, 1910s
Place: scotland, london, big ben london, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Love Is a Woman (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Narcotics agent Dennis goes undercover in the Mediterranean Islands to investigate a smuggling operation, and gains the confidence of a woman who works for the ringleader. But Dennis ends up arrested for murder when the crime boss turns up dead.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending
Plot: murder, undercover agent, law enforcement, police investigation, false accusation, protagonist as suspect, working undercover, crime, deadly, manipulations, crimes, special agents ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Face of Fu Manchu (1965)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Grisly strangulations in London alert Nayland Smith of Scotland Yard to the possibility that fiendish Fu Manchu may not after all be dead, even though Smith witnessed his execution. A killer spray made from Tibetan berries seems to be involved and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: master criminal, terrorism, danger, crimes, escapades, crime, chases and races, heroes, rivalry, riddles and clues, kidnapping, faked death ...
Time: 60s
Place: scotland yard, england, london, europe, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The 39 Steps (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Richard Hannay, a mining engineer on holiday from the African colonies, finds London socialite life terribly dull. Yet it's more than he bargained for when secret agent, Scudder, bursts into his room and entrusts him with a coded notebook, ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: on the run, undercover, espionage, uncover truth, political conspiracy, false accusation, who to trust, agent as target, state affairs, danger, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Interview with a Hitman (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An elite hitman returns to erase his past only to find that somebody has messed with his future.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, betrayal, deadly, crimes, criminal heroes, danger, who to trust, mafia, faked death, crime boss, assassination, united kingdom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, romania, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
We'll Meet Again (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Socialite Molly Lasch is released from prison after serving a six-year sentence for the murder of her husband, Dr. Gary Lasch. Now, with the help of Fran, an investigative reporter, Molly sets out to prove her innocence. Together they uncover a ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, righting the wronged, uncover truth, woman in danger, false accusation, riddles and clues, mystery, dishonesty, amateur detective, partners, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Executioner (1970)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A British intelligence agent must track down a fellow spy suspected of being a double agent.
Style: rough, suspenseful, talky, exciting, serious ...
Plot: espionage, spy, chases and races, government agency, undercover, dishonesty, state affairs, danger, secret agents, heroes, courtroom drama, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, crimes, daring rescue, secret agents, heroes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, europe, hamburg germany, texas, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Ordeal by Innocence (1984)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dr. Arthur Calgary visits the Argyle family to return an address book lost some time ago by Jack Argyle, only to find out that Jack has been executed for the murder of his mother. Calgary can prove that Jack was innocent. In spite of opposition from ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, amateur detective, uncover truth, legal, frame up, death row, false accusation, injustice, law enforcement, mystery, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: england, antarctica, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Die, Beautiful Marianne (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Portugal
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After their parents divorce, one daughter lives with her mother in England while the other lives with her father in Portugal. After the untimely death of her mother, the one daughter stands to inherit a large sum of money and also a number of ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, bikini, on the run, psychopath, gory, child in peril, betrayal, legal investigation, hitman, bank, woman in danger, nightclub ...
Time: 70s
Place: portugal, england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.0
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Hennessy (1975)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set in the Seventies, Hennessy is a Irishman who believes in peace, but who has had connections to the IRA. Hennessy's family is killed, and he plots revenge, setting out to assassinate Queen Elizabeth of England.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, terrorism, revenge, war hero, assassination, hidden identity, politics, rebellion, fugitives, state affairs, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london, ireland, england, europe, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
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The Outfit (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A two-bit criminal takes on the Mafia to avenge his brother's death. Earl Macklin is a small time criminal who is released from prison after an unsuccessful bank robbery only to discover that a pair of gunmen killed his brother.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, hitman, revenge, danger, crime, crimes, crime gone awry, rivalry, neo noir, bookies, murder, bank robbery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Billion Dollar Brain (1967)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A former British spy stumbles into in a plot to overthrow Communism with the help of a supercomputer. But who is working for whom?
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, detective series, eurospy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, private detective, betrayal, murder, kgb, espionage, anti communism, spy, cold war, danger, dishonesty, race against time ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: england, finland, latvia, texas, sweden ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Deadly Affair (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Charles Dobbs is a British secret agent investigating the apparent suicide of Foreign Office official Samuel Fennan. Dobbs suspects that Fennan's wife, Elsa, a survivor of a Nazi Germany extermination camp, might have some clues, but other ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting, enigmatic ...
Plot: private detective, espionage, uncover truth, working undercover, love affair, infidelity, office, political corruption, danger, crimes, civil servant, undercover ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
He Died with His Eyes Open (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On Ne Meurt Que Deux Fois, a French murder mystery based upon a novel of the same name, is an unusual, involving film with excellent performances by its entire cast. Police Inspector Staniland (Michel Serrault) is investigating the death of a ...
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, investigation, mystery, crime, crimes, neo noir, who done it, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%