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The Return of Mr. Moto (1965)
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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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: hitman, nightclub, undercover, espionage, crimes, kidnapping, terrorism, conspiracy, crime, secret agents, mystery, working undercover, intrigue, danger, interpol, chases and races, who done it, dishonesty, law enforcement, escapades, disorder, deadly, rivalry, rescue, martial arts ...
Time: 60s
Place: middle east, england, london, europe, persia

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Most similar movies to The Return of Mr. Moto

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, deadly, danger, dishonesty, murder, rivalry and crime mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like The Return of Mr. Moto: The Face of Fu Manchu (1965), The Girl Hunters (1963), Deadlier Than the Male (1967), Above the Law (1988), Johnny Cool (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ⇓
95%
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 ⇓
80%
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 ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chess, murder, espionage, rivalry, mystery, crime, chases and races, undercover, heroes, contests and competitions, master criminal, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.0
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Above the Law (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seagal is Nico Toscani, an Italian immigrant, American patriot, ex-CIA agent, aikido specialist, and unorthodox Chicago policeman. He is as committed to his job as he is to his personalized brand of justice: expert and thorough bone-crushing.
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, corruption, undercover, drug dealing, crimes, vengeance, dishonesty, law enforcement, chases and races, deadly, rivalry, working undercover ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, vietnam, usa, asia, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Johnny Cool (1963)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A deported gangster trains an Italian convict to take over his operations in the U.S.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: gangsters, hitman, police, vendetta, graphic violence, danger, criminal heroes, dishonesty, deadly, criminal's revenge, rivalry, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, sicily, usa, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 ⇓
62%
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 ⇓
57%
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 ⇓
54%
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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 ⇓
53%
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 ⇓
52%
The Day of the Jackal (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An international assassin known as ‘The Jackal’ is employed by disgruntled French generals to kill President Charles de Gaulle, with a dedicated gendarme on the assassin's trail.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: terrorism, conspiracy, politics, hitman, assassination attempt, assassination, serial killer, false identity, law enforcement, sniper rifle, police, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1963, 1960s, 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe, italy, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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 ⇓
52%
Sherlock Holmes and the Masks of Death (1984)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Holmes (Peter Cushing) and Dr. Watson (John Mills) ponder cases in which the victims seem to have been scared to death.
Style: serious, realistic, scary, suspenseful, rough
Plot: kidnapping, murder, private detective, investigation, mystery, law enforcement, rivalry, ego clash, who done it, rescue, amateur detective, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Big I Am (2010)
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Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A cruel twist of fate catapults small time crook Mickey Skinner into the big league, as head of a brutal London gang poised on the brink of a lucrative human-trafficking deal.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, dishonesty, criminal heroes, drugs/alcohol, deadly, rivalry, crimes, ambition, unfulfillment, rise and fall, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Safehouse (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ex-FBI agent Cooper O'Neil thinks the dangerous times in his life are in the past; that is, until his former partner shows up dead at his marina home. O'Neil's old partner had a coveted thumb drive in his possession when he died, and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
24 Hours in London (2000)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: London gangster Christian has a plan to kill off the opposition, but things get messy when a witness survives.
Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, serious, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, hitman, gangsters, murder, police, witnessing a crime, fighting crime, police investigation, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An elderly woman turns the tables on her kidnapper.
Style: serious, psychological, rough, mind bending, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, deadly, dishonesty, mystery, undercover, love affair, frame up, gun, police corruption, murder, hostage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Secret Agent (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: London of the late 19th century is a haven for political exiles of all sorts - refugees, partisans, anarchists. Verloc has made his living spying for the Russian goverment, an agent provacateur of sorts, while simultaneously providing information to ...
Style: psychological, realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: espionage, terrorism, secret agents, bomb, police inspector, politics, state affairs, undercover, mentally challenged, dishonesty, danger, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1880s, 1930s ...
Place: london, england, europe, scotland, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The International (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An interpol agent and an attorney are determined to bring one of the world's most powerful banks to justice. Uncovering money laundering, arms trading, and conspiracy to destabilize world governments, their investigation takes them from Berlin, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, twists and turns, intense ...
Plot: interpol, conspiracy, murder, gunfight, investigation, chase, district attorney, law enforcement, crimes, special agents, lawyer, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, istanbul turkey, milan italy, italy ...
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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 ⇓
44%
The Listening (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Estranged by the degree of corporate influence within the largest U.S. listening station in the world, an aging NSA officer defects and mounts a clandestine counter-listening station high in the Italian alps.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, espionage, secret agents, manhunt, on the run, fighting the system, government agency, dishonesty, undercover, danger, rebellion, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 ⇓
41%
American Yakuza (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Nick Davis leaves prison after one year in solitaire, he is hired to operate forklift in a warehouse in the harbor owned by the Japanese Yakuza patriarch Isshin Tendo. The place is assaulted by the Italian Mafia leaded by Dino Campanela and ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, cynical, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, tough heroes, hitman, working undercover, police corruption, moral dilemma, adoption, one man army, crime, criminal's revenge, espionage, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Killer Elite (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Based on a shocking true story, Killer Elite pits two of the world’s most elite operatives—Danny, an ex-special ops agent and Hunter, his longtime mentor—against the cunning leader of a secret military society. Covering the globe from ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, secret agents, rescue, secret service, swat team, spy, mentor, revenge, ex military, hostage, assassin, conspiracy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: london, middle east, england, europe, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Sudden Terror (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A boy who cries wolf witnesses a political assassination on the island of Malta. But will anyone other than his granddad believe him?
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: on the run, danger, chase, murder, assassination, malta, heroes, law enforcement, witnessing a crime, political conspiracy, uncover truth, state affairs ...
Time: 60s
Place: mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 93
Bloodlines (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: After Elaine Hopkin is found dead, apparent an OD suicide, her firstborn Mark wouldn't even inform his dad James Hopkin, who was locked up for murder. Kid sister Justine, a cocky uniformed cop, goes visit him, only to learn he was just ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, rough
Plot: investigation, murder, mystery, law enforcement, dishonesty, danger, crimes, deadly, intrigue, rivalry, righting the wronged, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 1K
Dirty War (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After years of meticulous planning, a terrorist operation is reaching its final stages. The authorities have received no intelligence; they are in a race against time but don't yet know it. As the operation unfolds, we see the working lives of ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: radical, firefighter, terrorism, secret agents, save the day, government agency, crimes, undercover, deadly, special agents, danger, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Salt and Pepper (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: London nightclub owners (Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford) play spy and foil a military madman out to overthrow the government.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, stylized, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nightclub, espionage, secret agents, amateur detective, crime, law enforcement, crimes, psychopath, heroes, chases and races, buddies, danger ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 ⇓
37%
Journal of a Contract Killer (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stephanie Komack was a high-class hooker and assassin for the Italian Mob. Now working in London as a waitress, and a single mother to her seven year old daughter, the Mob track Stephanie down and persuade her to do one last job. The hit goes wrong ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: prostitute, hitman, kidnapping, italian mafia, vengeance, rivalry, single parent, deadly, crimes, violence, revenge, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%