Movies like Wolf 2004

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Wolf (2004)
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Wolf (2004)
Original name: El Lobo
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Based on a true story. In the 70s, during the last stages of Franco's dictatorship, Txema, a basque construction worker, is arrested because of his connection to some terrorists who have just committed a murder. The secret service see in him an ideal candidate to infiltrate the terrorist band ETA and become a mole, so they try to offer him a deal if he will do so.
Style: tense, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, double agent, on the run, working undercover, life turned upside down, fish out of water, infiltration, espionage, betrayal, life is a bitch, chase, track down, danger, dishonesty, undercover, eta, politics, political conspiracy, chases and races, state affairs, wrongfully committed, secret agents, secret agent, eta terrorist group
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: spain, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about danger, chases and races, dishonesty, undercover, state affairs, rivalry and espionage mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Wolf: Paris Under Watch (2012), Full Disclosure (2001), The MacKintosh Man (1973), The Listening (2006), The Berlin File (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Paris Under Watch (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An anonymous hacker has hacked all of Paris' cameras and observes the city unbeknownst to its inhabitants. Petty crimes and moments of stolen intimacy, he sees everything. Until the day that an explosion lays wasted to the Gare ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, danger, politics, rivalry, deadly, track down, surveillance, state affairs, mind game, voyeurism, police, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Full Disclosure (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A reporter discovers a woman who is a suspected terrorist.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: terrorism, undercover, manhunt, hidden identity, danger, on the run, government agency, special agents, journalism, chases and races, federal bureau of investigation, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The MacKintosh Man (1973)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A member of British Intelligence assumes a fictitious criminal identity and allows himself to be caught, imprisoned, and freed in order to infiltrate a spy organization and expose a traitor.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, espionage, car chase, secret agents, spy, betrayal, on the run, working undercover, rivalry, danger, undercover, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: ireland, russia, london, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, race against time, rescue, head of state, danger, law enforcement, secret agents, crimes, explosive ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, tense, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, secret agents, manhunt, on the run, espionage, life turned upside down, government agency, fighting the system, rebellion, dishonesty, undercover, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Berlin File (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: JUNG Jin-soo, a South Korean intelligence agent, comes across an unidentifiable operative, a 'ghost,' while surveilling a North Korean weapons deal in Berlin. The mystery figure is a North Korean secret agent, PYO Jong-seong, whose ...
Style: tense, stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: espionage, hidden identity, double agent, manhunt, on the run, working undercover, undercover, betrayal, chase, dishonesty, danger, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: berlin germany, germany, south korea, north korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: on the run, rebellion, chases and races, politics, danger, assassination attempt, deadly, head of state, heroes, espionage, crimes, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Secrets of State (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In France, terrorist groups and intelligence agencies battle in a merciless war everyday, in the name of radically opposed ideologies. Yet, terrorist and secret agents lead almost the same lives. Condemned to secrecy, these masters of manipulation ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense
Plot: terrorist, espionage, secret agents, good versus evil, state affairs, race against time, political conspiracy, deadly, special agents, working undercover, dishonesty, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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On Dangerous Ground (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Vusi Madlazi returns to the South African village he left as a young boy (he was organizing against apartheid, and left in fear of his life) to bury his father. He meets up with his brother Ernest, who tells him their other brother Stephen ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, special agents, soldier, tough heroes, working undercover, race against time, heroes, politics, crimes, secret agents, political conspiracy, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, england, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Jack Strong (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A spy thriller telling a historically based story of a man who alone dares to challenge Soviets being in the middle of the communistic system himself. Planning the maneuvers of Warsaw Pact forces he discovers that the American plans of nuclear ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: spy, martial law, state affairs, government agency, politics, undercover, political unrest, dishonesty, chase, espionage, father son relationship, border crossing ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, 60s, 90s ...
Place: europe, poland, soviet union, ussr, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.3
 463
Face of Terror (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A police officer searching for his missing sister in Spain uncovers a terrorist cell.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, drug dealing, confined, secret agents, police investigation, undercover, terrorism, partners against crime, race against time, life is a bitch, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona, usa, los angeles, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
 7K
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: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: cold war, espionage, kgb, double agent, undercover, state affairs, danger, dishonesty, betrayal, working undercover, father son relationship, iron curtain ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: soviet union, france, ussr, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Bullet to Beijing (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Russia, Canada, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When long-time British agent Harry Palmer loses his job because the Cold War is over, he's promptly approached by a Russian bossman, Alex. In St. Petersburg Alex tells Harry of his plan for Russia's future, which is threatened because a ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, cynical
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, intrigue, danger, secret agents, state affairs, political conspiracy, espionage, political corruption, working undercover, undercover, save the day, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, asia, europe, korea, st. petersburg russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Fourth State (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A journalist gets caught up in a terrorist plot in Moscow while investigating the Russian secret service.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fish out of water, race against time, uncover truth, photojournalist, investigation, dishonesty, state affairs, journalism, on the run, political conspiracy, heroes, false arrest ...
Place: europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Detonator (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sonni Griffith, a top US Secret Agent must protect a witness as he crosses Europe.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly, terrorism, woman in danger, special agents, undercover, on the run, adventure, save the day, gang, survival, race against time, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Danger Beneath the Sea (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, submarine, military life, rebelliousness, danger, race against time, adventure, military, rivalry, undercover, nuclear holocaust, injustice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, russia, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, rivalry, danger, race against time, politics ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.7
 85
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, frame up, uncover truth, life turned upside down, betrayal, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, murder, gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Suspect (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Dong-chul was the best special field agent in North Korea, but he’s abandoned by his government during a mission. While on the run, he looks for his wife and child, who were sold as slaves to China, only to discover their corpses. He soon finds ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: political conspiracy, false accusation, espionage, hitman, danger, assassination, intrigue, betrayal, crimes, track down, frame up, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Baby (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: An elite counter-intelligence unit learns of a plot, masterminded by a maniacal madman. With the clock ticking, it's up to them to track the terrorists' international tentacles and prevent them from striking at the heart of India.
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, espionage, fighting crime, crimes, mystery, danger, law enforcement, graphic violence, tough heroes, behind enemy lines, terrorist plot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, police inspector, bomb, politics, state affairs, undercover, mentally challenged, dishonesty, danger, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1880s, 1930s ...
Place: london, england, europe, scotland, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.9
 450
Armstrong (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Cold War has just heated up! CIA Agent Bob Taylor (Charles Napier) arrives in Moscow with his new wife Susan (Kimberley Kates) with a highly secret video tape of Russian missiles leaving an unknown base near Moscow under the cover of darkness. ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, kidnapping, chases and races, secret agents, heroes, deadly, on the run, undercover, tough heroes, battles, injustice, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Dying of the Light (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Bahamas, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Evan Lake, a veteran CIA agent, has been ordered to retire. But when his protégé uncovers evidence that Lake's nemesis, the terrorist Banir, has resurfaced, Lake goes rogue, embarking on a perilous, intercontinental mission to eliminate his ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, track down, espionage, retirement, special agents, secret agents, undercover, danger, revenge, cia, race against time, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., bucharest, kenya, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Ignorance of Blood (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Javier Falcón, Chief of the Sevilla Homicide Division, must solve two different cases in a short time. In the first case he is personally involved. An old friend of his infiltrated an Islamic terrorist cell and now the group is trying to recruit ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, kidnapping, terrorism, danger, crimes, law enforcement, rescue, ransom, crime, police officer, father son relationship, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Everything Will Be Fine (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A writer-director known for becoming obsessed with his own stories, Jacob Falk stumbles upon photographs of prisoners of war being tortured by Danish soldiers.Suspecting a political conspiracy, Falk falls into a frenetic chase to reveal the mystery ...
Style: realistic, exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: uncover truth, dishonesty, chase, disorder, life turned upside down, state affairs, obsession, chases and races, political conspiracy, on the run, hit and run, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, denmark, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Funeral in Berlin (1966)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Colonel Stok, a Soviet intelligence officer responsible for security at the Berlin Wall, appears to want to defect but the evidence is contradictory. Stok wants the British to handle his defection and asks for one of their agents, Harry Palmer, to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychotronic, political thriller ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, espionage, spy, berlin wall, chase, betrayal, special agents, manhunt, danger, secret agents, crimes, government agency ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, east germany, europe, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 815
Son of Cain (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nico Albert is a very peculiar character teenager, with exceptional intelligence and a single obsession: chess. His parents, concerned about the anomalous attitude of his son, child psychologist hired Julio Beltran. Through therapy and common hobby ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: mentally unstable, parents and children, murder, emotional manipulation, family relations, psychologist, chess, teenager, dishonesty, family in crisis, manipulations, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Lonely Place for Dying (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1972, the conflict in Vietnam continues. The creeping threat of communism grips the nation in fear. In an abandoned prison on the US/Mexican border, KGB mole Nikolai Dzerzhinsky waits for his contact from the Washington Post. He holds explosive ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, student film
Plot: espionage, kgb, confined, law enforcement, danger, track down, escapades, chase, undercover, politics, cold war, vietnam war ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: ussr, soviet union, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.0
 393
Harry's Game (1982)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Harry is an undercover agent for the British army sent to Northern Ireland to infiltrate the IRA and find (and terminate) the assassin of a British Cabinet Minister. Harry is alone, the army hasn't been told he is being put in place, his wife ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: terrorism, working undercover, track down, vengeance, graphic violence, hidden identity, rivalry, chases and races, danger, undercover, state affairs, profanity ...
Time: 80s
Place: ireland, europe, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%