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The Suspect (2013)
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The Suspect (2013)
Original name: 용의자
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 out that his colleague was behind the killing and defects to the South in search of his nemesis. He looks for him during the day, and works as a temp driver at night and as a personal driver for Chairman PARK. One night the chairman is attacked and killed by an assassin, but not before handing over a pair of glasses to Dong-chul. He is now on the run again, accused of the chairman’s murder by the intelligence service, while trying to uncover the secret contained inside the glasses. Little did he know that depending on who ultimately gains control of the secret, it could either become a national threat or treasure.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, tense, suspense, rough, suspenseful
Plot: political conspiracy, espionage, hitman, false accusation, crimes, betrayal, track down, frame up, intrigue, danger, law enforcement, assassination, spy, on the run, rivalry, undercover, heroes, political intrigue, chases and races, dishonesty, deadly, state affairs, martial arts, inter-korean relations, eyeglasses
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, north korea

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and exciting films with plots about danger, crimes, rivalry, deadly, heroes, chases and races and dishonesty mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Suspect: Commitment (2013), Iris: The Movie (2010), The Art of War II: Betrayal (2008), The Berlin File (2013), Shadow Conspiracy (1997). 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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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 ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
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The Art of War II: Betrayal (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Agent Neil Shaw is called out of retirement and finds himself in the midst of a plot to assassinate several leading Senators with himself set-up to take the rap for a recent killing
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, betrayal, heroes, assassination, on the run, murder, conspiracy, political corruption, political conspiracy, frame up, protagonist as suspect, politics ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 ⇓
43%
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Shadow Conspiracy (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bobby Bishop (Sheen) is a special assistant to the President of the United States. Accidentally, he meets his friend professor Pochenko on the street. Pochenko has time to tell Bishop about some conspiracy in the White House but then immediately ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, political thriller, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, political corruption, on the run, assassination, betrayal, witnessing a crime, intrigue, crimes, assassination attempt, conspiracy, political intrigue ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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38%
The Lost Samaritan (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a long night at the office, an accountant stops to help an injured motorist and ends up becoming the target of two dangerous assassins.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, law enforcement, police corruption, danger, on the run, chases and races, survival, frame up, special agents, dishonesty, deadly, murderous pair ...
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38%
Assassins' Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Covert Operation (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A bounty hunter trapped in Asia, is promised his freedom in return for a rescue mission. On his search for the missing British secret service agent, he travels between the border of China and North Korea, where the mission takes a turn for the worst.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
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Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Ghost (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, exciting, touching ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.5
 987
Sharpshooter (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.2
 588
Blood Money (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, suspense ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Lies & Illusions (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a menacing smuggler coolly insists that best-selling author Wes Wilson take a chauffeured backseat ride with him, Wilson's charmed life explodes into a world of violence and espionage, and he learns shocking truths about two women in his ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, rough ...
Plot: crimes, espionage, thief, murder, diamonds, on the run, danger, chase, rivalry, kidnapping, tough heroes, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.0
 961
Body Armour (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Germany, Spain, UK
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Russia, Canada, USA
Duration: 122 min.
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 5.1
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Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
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31%
 5.3
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King of Triads (2010)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mandrill (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
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Duration: 90 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.3
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Royal Kill (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A fearsome warrior from the Kingdom of Samarza arrives in America to assassinate a high school girl. The girl does not know it, but she is the last living heir to the Kingdom. A noble guard arrives in America to protect the young princess.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Way of War (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Storm Catcher (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A renegade general plots to bomb Washington using a new top secret jet called the Storm Catcher. The only trouble is only one man is capable of flying it. So they seek to put him on the run in a conspiracy that makes him appear to have murdered ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
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Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Most Wanted (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sgt. James Dunn, who is wrongly accused of assassination of the officer he had a row with, is saved from death row and recruited for top-secret special operations squad led by Lt. Col Grant Casey. Their mission is to neutralize criminals who had ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Athena: Goddess of War (2010)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
On Dangerous Ground (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 165 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Howling (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A man is found burned to death inside of a car. Detective Sang-Gil (Song Kang-Ho) and his co-workers investigate the scene. Sang-Gil doesn't want to take the case, because it looks like a simple suicide case and won't help him get the ...
Style: tense, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Agent Hamilton: But Not If It Concerns Your Daughter (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 90 min.
Story: Swedish intelligence officer Carl Hamilton's 7-year-old goddaughter Nathalie is kidnapped. When the kidnapping's underlying motive becomes known, the Swedish authorities assume a passive role, forcing Hamilton to action. With the help of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating, exciting ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.2
 897
Assassins Tale (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three assassins deal with life, love, addiction and trust as each tries to find the answers to a better life. Together, they prove to be the most trustworthy in this tangled web of murder, greed, friendship and betrayal.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
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Nexus (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
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Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.7
 3K
The Stranger (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pro wrestling legend Steve Austin stars as a man with no name, no memory and absolutely nothing left to lose. But when he finds himself hunted by both the FBI and the Russian mob, this amnesiac decides to fight back. Pursuit cannot stop him. Torture ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
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