Movies like Operation C.I.A.

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Operation C.I.A. (1965)
 5.0
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Operation C.I.A. (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young CIA agent is assigned to Saigon to stop a planned political assassination.
Plot: cia, airplane, snake, spy, motorcycle, hotel, kidnapping, gun, restaurant, taxi, river, airport, poison gas, u.s. marine, bomb, massage parlor, buddhist temple, foot chase, punched in the stomach, fistfight, sports car, messenger, speedboat, electric razor, woman in a towel ...
Place: saigon

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Most similar movies to Operation C.I.A.

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about kidnapping, murder, gun, airport, spy, airplane and danger mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Operation C.I.A.: Rendition (2007), ...And Then She Was Gone (1991), Terror in the Night (1994), Topaz (1969), Syriana (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 55K
Rendition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When an Egyptian terrorism suspect "disappears" on a flight from Africa to Washington DC, his American wife and a CIA analyst find themselves caught up in a struggle to secure his release from a secret detention facility somewhere outside ...
Style: rough, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, cia, kidnapping, terrorist, war on terror, undercover, government agency, state affairs, introspection, senator, police brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, chicago illinois, washington d.c., usa, cape town south africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
...And Then She Was Gone (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jack Bauer, a workaholic businessman, accidentally gets involved in a case of child kidnapping when he returns a doll found in the subway.
Plot: computer expert, writing on a mirror, airplane, waitress, single mother, hotel room, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, airport, doll, teenage girl, missing daughter, missing person poster ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Terror in the Night (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A fugitive killer posing as a policeman arrests two campers in the Arizona mountains.
Style: based on true events
Plot: rape, tourist, killer, true crime, kidnapping, murder, gun, cigarette smoking, foot chase, camping
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.2
 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, undercover, government agency, spy, surveillance, cold war, nato ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1962
Place: cuba, paris france, new york, copenhagen, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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 6.9
 127K
Syriana (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The Middle Eastern oil industry is the backdrop of this tense drama, which weaves together numerous story lines. Bennett Holiday is an American lawyer in charge of facilitating a dubious merger of oil companies, while Bryan Woodman, a ...
Style: political thriller, thought provoking, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, cia, capitalism, globalization, espionage, politics, corruption, spy, danger, political conspiracy, political unrest, deal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, lebanon, usa, persia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.7
 3K
Malone (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Erstwhile C.I.A. assassin Richard Malone hopes for a tranquil retirement in the placid Pacific Northwest, but what he gets is a rumble with a right-wing extremist plotting a secret revolution. Adapted from the novel "Shotgun," by William ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, undercover, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, tough heroes, danger, on the run, chase, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty, justice ...
Time: 80s
Place: langley virginia, los angeles, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.7
 95
Trade Routes (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Set against an Eastern European nation's election, in a country that was the most notorious communist dictatorship, the film charts the paths of five characters; An aging CIA officer; A young attractive economic advisor; The ambitious Bulgarian ...
Style: political drama
Plot: u.s. embassy, election, political campaign, democracy, spy, politics, cia
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Incident at Deception Ridge (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a double-crossing husband runs off with his wife's ransom money, her kidnappers come after him and the missing money. He leads them on a treacherous journey through the wilderness.
Plot: kidnapping, bus, bound and gagged, blindfold, blindness, asthma
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Terror in the Shadows (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five years ago, Christine went after the baby she gave up for adoption, claiming he'd been stolen, and wound up killing Alex Williams' wife and the baby the Williams' had adopted. Now, Alex has remarried to a woman with a young son ...
Plot: revenge, adoption, kidnapping, insanity
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, secret agents, terrorism, sniper, conspiracy, undercover, undercover agent, surveillance, political conspiracy, murder, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001, 2000s, year 2003 ...
Place: russia, london, manhattan new york city, pennsylvania, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Zebra Killer (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on the real events that shocked San Franisco in the early 70's. Mac portrays the role of The Zebra Killer, a white man who dresses in black makeup and strolls the city of San Francisco stalking, raping and killing young women. Lt. Savage ...
Plot: binoculars, tied to a chair, airplane, disguise, karate, cadillac, police lineup, kidnapping, beer drinking, abandoned building, city, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.4
 125
Deadly Desire (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A security guard is enticed to scam a businessman for his insurance money by the man's attractive wife. The trouble begins when he discovers that the husband has ties to the mob.
Plot: poison, steam room, gun, adultery, burglar alarm, fire, infidelity, explosion, cockfight, pay phone, man wrapped in a towel, investigation ...
Place: mexico, costa rica
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Kissing Place (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Every night the boy dreams he is someone else. Someone in danger. A crazy woman is after him. A woman who cannot have a son of her own. A story about a kidnapped boy, who finds out that the people he thought were his parents are his kidnappers. The ...
Plot: child abduction, murder, birth certificate, memory, playground, kidnapping, taxi, child in peril
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.2
 315
Dusk (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: John Whitmore wakes to find his wife, Anne, has disappeared from their bed overnight and a recorded ransom message now remains in her place.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: alzheimer's disease, kidnapping, marriage, cabin, blackmail, parent child relationship, sibling relationship, husband and wife, amnesia, kidnapper, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.3
 103
Mission Air (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mother and son, Diane and Michael Ireland have just completed another successful medial mission trip to Mexico. Caring for children, delivering supplies, and of course Michael's cherished time with Marisol, the love of his life. The plane ...
Style: christian film
Plot: airfield, hangar, christian, village, christianity, religion, wallet, rifle, kidnapping, husband wife relationship, heart attack, gunshot wound ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Bump in the Night (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Martha "Red" Tierney used to be a hot-shot reporter, but that was before alcohol took over her life. One morning Martha's son Jonathan leaves for school, stopping first to meet his father for breakfast. But Jonathan never meets his ...
Plot: pedophile, kidnapping, alcohol abuse, child abuse, female director, child pornography, alcoholic, child in peril
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Mercenary for Justice (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA, South Africa
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mercenary John Seeger is one of the best in the business. John and his crew battle some soldiers on Galmoral Island in Southern Africa as they're trying to rescue the French Ambassador -- there's a coup going on. Some of John's ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, mercenary, heroes, one man army, hostage, prison, vengeance, escapades, danger, adventure, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
Place: miami, cape town south africa, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Target for Killing (1966)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Italy, Austria, West Germany
Duration: 93 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, martial art, airport, murder, photographer, flight attendant, pistol, machine gun, assassination attempt, inheritance ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: slovenia, former yugoslavia, montenegro
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 5.4
 348
The Defilers (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Two young thugs kidnap a young girl and keep her in the basement of an old warehouse where they forcibly make her their sex slave.
Style: cult film, psychotronic
Plot: kidnapping, rape, slave, basement, sex slave, beach, spanking, drugs, juvenile delinquent, sex, sexploitation, locked in a room ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Escape From Raqqa (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Turkey
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Paris, spring 2015. Faustine travels to Syria with her little son to join ISIS; but, once in Raqqa, she soon realizes the hell she is gotten herself into. Her husband Sylvain quickly understands that the French government is powerless to help him, ...
Plot: isis, airport, blood, bus stop, rifle, bus, border crossing, motorcycle, telephone conversation, taxi, checkpoint, surgeon ...
Time: year 2015
Place: syria, paris france, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, london, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.8
 305
The Insurgents (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Set in a post-9/11 America, four Americans come together to build a truck bomb and plan to detonate it on a target in the U.S. Highlighting the days leading up to the event.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, politics, conspiracy, bomb, rebellion, vengeance, terrorism, danger, rivalry, society, crimes, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Live Wire 2: Human Timebomb (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A computer chip turns an FBI agent into a lethal weapon.
Plot: fistfight, motorcycle, machine gun, helicopter, hand to hand combat, martial arts, gunfight, sexploitation, fbi, fbi agent, street shootout
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 6.1
 82
Vengeance (1980)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Four hoodlums break into a jeweller's house and brutally murder him, his wife and daughter. On the run they kidnap Jenny, a Senator's grand daughter and her boyfriend, but discover that the two will not be taken easily. In the melee that ...
Plot: murder, sexual assault, attempted rape, kidnapping, death, murder of a nude woman, bound and gagged, tied to a chair, mass murder, lifting up dress, throat slitting, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.7
 173
In Quiet Night (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A thriller about a man, Dr Wolcott, who is wrongfully acquitted of charges that he molested his daughter, Dinah. The deputy district attorney, Joey, takes Dinah with her seeking refuge from Dr. Wolcott's molestation.
Plot: child molestation, sexual abuse, child pornography, female director, child abduction, district attorney, kidnapping, on the run, father daughter relationship, doctor, child molester, child abuse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.4
 225
Fever (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Fresh out of prison, all Ray wants is to get back with Lacy, but she's in a stable relationship now with Elliott, a pacifist, and wants nothing to do with him. When she's kidnapped by Ray's former associates, he and Elliott must team ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, prison, rescue, buddies, dishonesty, crimes, confined, rivalry, danger, gays and lesbians, daring rescue, sexual content ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.1
 402
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, assassin, motorcycle, woman kills a man, theater, artwork, hippie, murder, espionage, auditorium, james bond spoof, mannequin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.2
 126
Naked Angels (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mother has just got out of prison and wants to get revenge on the biker gang that put him there. He teams up with his old gang "The Angels" and they head to the desert to get even. Soon, Mother's obsession begins to take it's ...
Style: psychotronic, sexy
Plot: male nudity, casino, two on a motorcycle, revolver, foot chase, motorcycle gang, dynamite, tanker truck, fire, desert, sunglasses, dirt road ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.1
 217K
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, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, spy, government agency, espionage, intelligence agency, off the grid, torture, danger, bomb, cia agent, explosion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, jordan, dubai, manchester england, baghdad iraq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Business of Strangers (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Julie Styron thinks she is going to be fired, but instead discovers that she is being promoted. Trapped in an airport hotel, she wants to celebrate but finds only the company of her young assistant, Paula Murphy. As the night progresses, the two ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, disturbing ...
Plot: rape, trust, airport, vengeance, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, revenge, sex, women, brutality, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%