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Secretly, Greatly (2013)
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Secretly, Greatly (2013)
Original name: 은밀하게 위대하게
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: As a North Korean sleeper cell agent, Ryu-han infiltrates the South and assumes the role of a village idiot in a rural town. He observes the townsfolk and waits patiently for his mission. One day, after 2 years of playing the role of the village idiot, fellow elite spies Hae-rang, posed as a rock star and Hae-jin, posed as an ordinary student, are dispatched to the same town as Ryu-han. He helps the other two spies settle in and teach them how to adjust in the South. There is a sudden drastic political power shift in the North and all three spies receive an urgent and ultimate mission.
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, suspenseful, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: espionage, undercover, social relations, mission gone awry, spy, inter-korean relations, gain trust, fellow agent, politics, communism, secret agents, small town, hidden identity, spy mission, teenager, secret identity, secret mission, silly humor, small town life, north korean
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, north korea, south korea, seoul

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and exciting films with plots about rivalry, undercover, heroes, secret agents, danger, espionage and spy mostly in Comedy, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Secretly, Greatly: Commitment (2013), Poongsan (2011), Chuck (2007), Seoul Raiders (2005), Madras Cafe (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Commitment (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The son of a North Korean spy decides to follow in his father's footsteps to protect his little sister. After his father’s botched espionage mission, North Korean Myung-hoon and his young sister Hye-in are sent to a labor prison camp. In ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: secret agents, spy, hitman, track down, danger, espionage, undercover, deadly, secret mission, murder, assassin, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seoul, asia, korea, north korea
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100%
 6.6
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Poongsan (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Poongsan has the unenviable - and death-defying - job of delivering messages across the North and South Korean border to separated families. When South Korean government agents ask him to smuggle in In-ok, the lover of a high-ranking North Korean ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: romance, espionage, fall in love, rescue, rivalry, on the run, danger, undercover, life is a bitch, government agency, chases and races, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, north korea
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100%
 8.2
 131K
Chuck (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Chuck is an American action-comedy/spy-drama television series created by Josh Schwartz and Chris Fedak. The series is about an "average computer-whiz-next-door" named Chuck, played by Zachary Levi, who receives an encoded e-mail from an ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: secret agents, geek, cia, double life, undercover, peril, espionage, enemy, secret agent, buddies, dishonesty, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Seoul Raiders (2005)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Action
Country: South Korea, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this sequel to "Tokyo Raiders", wisecracking, kung-fu-fighting spy/private eye Lam jets off to Seoul...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, forgery, chase, espionage, master criminal, rivalry, undercover, escapades, vengeance, track down, cons and scams, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, korea, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.7
 24K
Madras Cafe (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An Indian Intelligence agent journeys into a war torn coastal island, to break a resolute rebel group. He deftly maneuvers his resources to make significant breakthroughs, amidst a scenario where the enemy has no face and the only counsel is ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, terrorism, manipulation, politics, conspiracy, spy, secret agents, state affairs, dishonesty, escapades, manipulations, espionage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 1990s
Place: india, asia, sri lanka
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Iris: The Movie (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Hyunjun and Sawoo, close friends and rivals from the South Korean special forces, are recruited by the secret agency NSS. They both fall for Seunghee, the beautiful but lethal profiling specialist at NSS. When they are faced against each other in a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, captivating, rough ...
Plot: espionage, rivalry, terrorism, political conspiracy, danger, special agents, assassination, romance, adventure, undercover, political corruption, heroes ...
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Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
My Wife Is a Gangster 3 (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China, South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Aryong, the daughter of a triad boss from Hong Kong is accused of killing the boss of a competing triad, she is goes into hiding in Korea. Upon arriving, she is guided by a nimble but loyal Gi-chul and his motley crew, who are assigned to ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, humorous ...
Plot: martial arts, crimes, gangsters, mafia, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, master warrior, chases and races, vengeance, rivalry, danger, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, seoul, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Spy: Undercover Operation (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Chul-soo is one of Korea’s best intelligence agents: he can accomplish any given mission. One day, a mysterious explosion takes place in Seoul. Chul-soo flies to Thailand on a mission to rescue a person who holds clues to the incident. Meanwhile, ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, satirical, funny ...
Plot: spy, secret identity, missile, spy mission, investigation, undercover agent, family relations, escapades, special agents, relationship problems, secret agents, family problems ...
Place: thailand, south korea, somalia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Harry Knuckles and the Pearl Necklace (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A valuable necklace has gone missing, and Harry Knuckles, AKA Special Agent Spanish Fly, is on the case. But getting his hirsute hands on the prize isn't going to be easy for the diminutive dynamo. There's more to this case than meets the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, parody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, heroes, espionage, escapades, battles, crimes, best friends, danger, secret agents, undercover, master villain, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.2
 4K
Agent X (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hidden from the view of the public - and even from the President - there is a top secret agent who is trained and ready to serve, deployed only at the careful discretion of the Vice President.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.4
 21K
Barely Lethal (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A 16-year-old international assassin yearning for a "normal" adolescence fakes her own death and enrolls as a senior in a suburban high school. She quickly learns that being popular can be more painful than getting water-boarded.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, high school life, teenager, undercover, female spy, high school, youth, child spy, teenage hero, tough girl, hidden identity, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, berlin germany, moscow russia, chechnya
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.7
 978
Spy of Orange (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Netherlands are being threatened by a weird terrorist. The only one who can save The Netherlands from this terrorist seems to be Francois. He is a gay couturier who very much looks like the terrorist. They turn out to be twin brothers. Francois ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, exciting, not serious ...
Plot: secret agents, espionage, escapades, terrorism, danger, undercover, goofy hero, twins, nothing goes right, disorder, blackmail, bomb ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Great Spy Chase (1964)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A cold-war spy parody. After the death of an armaments manufacturer, an international group of spies is drawn into a high-stakes battle of wits to obtain the valuable military patents which have been inherited by the lovely widow.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: espionage, secret agents, widow, secret service, castle, disorder, silly humor, undercover, prostitute, farce, heroes, secret agent ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: russia, france, switzerland, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Man from Macau (2014)
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Country: Hong Kong, China
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Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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Place: nevada, las vegas, macau
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Guns & Talks (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Comedy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Guns & Talks is a South Korean film released in 2001. Directed by Jang Jin, it is a comedy about two brothers and their two friends. These four form a group of assassins, who have attracted the attention of a couple of pesky detectives, ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, witty, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Welcome to Sajjanpur (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Mahadev (Shreyas Talpade) is an unemployed graduate with a Bachelor of Arts from Satna college, who is forced to make a living writing letters for the uneducated people of his village. His real ambition is to become a novel writer. Through his ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: politics, love and romance, dishonesty, ambition, couple relations, parents and children, rebelliousness, small town, couples, social relations, campaign, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 1K
Oki's Movie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A love story between a middle aged professor, a young female student who prepares a movie and a student/filmmaker who drinks too much.
Style: captivating, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: love affair, couples, hopes, filmmaking, romance, college professor, society, fall in love, student, rivalry, mountain, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
House of Fury (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Teddy Yu is a former secret agent turned chiropractor who thought he left his past behind. He teaches martial arts to his two kids. However, his past catches up to him as a rogue agent demands to know the whereabouts of an agent known as Dragon. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, light, suspenseful ...
Plot: martial arts, young heroes, secret agents, parents and children, heroes, danger, daring rescue, family relations, siblings relations, twins, rivalry, wiretap ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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A Man Who Was Superman (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 102 min.
Story: SONG Soo-jung is a producer going on her third year at a small company. Her specialty is human interest stories. She is driven to produce these shallow stories for the sake of her ambition of one day becoming Korea’s own Oprah Winfrey. However, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Plot: good versus evil, obsession, escapades, heroes, danger, save the day, master villain, superhero, heroic mission, secret identity, collision, superhuman powers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
I Declare War (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Summer war games between the neighborhood kids turns deadly serious when jealousy and betrayal enter the mix, in this alternately hilarious and horrifying black comedy that mixes equal parts Lord of the Flies and Roald Dahl.
Style: humorous, disturbing, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, betrayal, buddies, weakness, contests and competitions, rivalry, young heroes, youth, human nature, forest, teenager, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.4
 2K
Fool N Final (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A bunch of misfits and gangsters embarks on a journey to find a lost and stolen diamond.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: heist, gang, cons and scams, disorder, criminal heroes, danger, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, bollywood, goofy hero, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Bodyguard 2 (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Thailand
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The best agent of Vieng, the country near the boundary of Thailand received the important mission that he had to catch two armed dealers who could be the dangerous for his country.
Style: rough, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, law enforcement, crimes, undercover, terrorism, working undercover, one man army, deadly, danger, kidnapping, tough heroes, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, laos
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.9
 1K
Cowboys (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Croatia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Six men, one woman (and her brother) come together with one goal - to make the play. It would be probably another common story that this theater group is composed of anti-heroes who float lost in time and space, in a town where it seems that the sun ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: theater, showbiz, homecoming, society, small town, culture clash, cowboy, stage play, rivalry, rules and policies, social relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: croatia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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All the Queen's Men (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA, Austria, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A mismatched team of British Special Services agents led by an American must infiltrate, in disguise, a female-run Enigma factory in Berlin and bring back the decoding device that will end the war.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: man dressed as woman, undercover, espionage, secret agents, military life, heroic mission, rescue, government agency, military, against the rules, danger, world war two ...
Place: germany, europe, england, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.8
 6K
Sunny (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Na-mi, a transfer student, becomes a laughingstock on her first day of school because of her strong southern dialect. Six girls jump in to help the new kid adapt to the new environment, and the girls come to call their circle of friends ...
Style: touching, humorous, captivating, psychological, thought provoking ...
Plot: strong female presence, reunion, high school, bullying, best friends, youth, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, social relations, friendship, hospital, classroom ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 20th century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Undercover Brother (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An Afro-American organization, the B.R.O.T.H.E.R.H.O.O.D., is in permanent fight against a white organization "The Man" defending the values of the black people in North America. When the Afro-American candidate Gen. Warren Boutwell ...
Style: parody, humorous, feel good, exciting, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: interracial relations, undercover, world domination, racism, secret agents, satire, heroic mission, fighting the system, hidden identity, rivalry, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
I Know You Know (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Jamie, an 11-year-old boy, is fascinated by his father Charlie’s espionage work until the world of spies becomes all too real. Charlie lives in his own reality—an undercover agent, always on an important mission, always on the move. Life for ...
Style: uplifting, semi serious, touching, humorous, witty ...
Plot: espionage, secret agents, family relations, working undercover, undercover, state affairs, eccentric family, parents and children, government agency, adolescence vs adulthood, spy, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Operation: Endgame (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A battle ensues among two government spy teams in an underground facility after their boss is assassinated.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: working undercover, confined, assassination, undercover, hitman, deadly, danger, workplace, government agency, violence spree, female assassin, office ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Dangerous Flowers (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Thailand
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Miki, the daughter of a professor and martial arts master is sought after by an organized crime syndicate for her knowledge about the location of a hidden treasure, the Andaman Pearl. Five sexy undercover agents Rose, Lotus, Pouy- sian, Spadix and ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, entertaining, funny ...
Plot: undercover, daring rescue, save the day, secret agents, danger, escapades, martial arts, abduction, hostage, battles, confined, pirate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.0
 835
Mr. Go (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: South Korea, China
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A 15-year-old circus ringmaster Wei-wei is left all alone with gorilla Ling-ling after grandfather passes away. Thanks to her grandfather's love for baseball, Ling-ling was trained to play baseball and has developed remarkable hitting skills. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, against the odds, teenage life, sport team, youth, sport, silly humor, baseball, animal life, scout
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%