Movies and TV shows like The Sleepers

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The Sleepers (2019)
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The Sleepers (2019)
Original name: Bez vědomí
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In this spy thriller, Marie and her husband Victor return from exile to Czechoslovakia on the cusp of the Velvet Revolution — but when the couple gets in a car accident, Marie wakes up from a coma to find her husband mysteriously gone.
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: investigation, secret police, espionage, spy, female nudity, neo noir, female protagonist, propaganda, missing person, private investigation, female full frontal nudity, russophobia
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: czechoslovakia, europe, prague, central europe, prague czechoslovakia

Most similar movies to The Sleepers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, captivating, serious and suspense films and TV series with plots about investigation, danger, crimes, espionage, murder, spy and undercover mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Sleepers: Содержанки (2019), The Same Sky (2017), Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979), The Little Drummer Girl (2018), Death of a Pilgrim (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Содержанки (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 49 min.
Story: Moscow, present day. The city of big money, passion, gorgeous women and wealthy men, receptions and dangerous intrigue. Dasha, an art historian from the province, who came to the capital, dreams of a new, better life, but a mysterious and cruel ...
Style: thought provoking, suspense, tense, captivating, disturbing
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: ambitious woman, female nudity, heroine, model, betrayal, rivalry, danger, escapades, love triangle, society, artists and showbiz, dishonesty ...
Place: moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.5
 2K
The Same Sky (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Lars is a "Romeo agent" from East Germany in the 1970s. His task is to go West, first to seduce and then to spy on Western women who worked in government or defense institutions.
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, serious
Plot: berlin wall, spy, sister sister relationship, seduction, espionage, surveillance, cold war, teacher, stasi, homosexual, male nudity, female nudity ...
Time: year 1974
Place: berlin germany, east germany, east berlin, east berlin east germany, west germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 290 min.
Story: In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6's echelons.
Style: serious, talky, twists and turns, clever, realistic ...
Plot: cold war, spy, espionage, kgb, mole, secret service, double agent, secret agents, investigation, betrayal, british, russian ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: london, europe, britain, paris france, czechoslovakia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Little Drummer Girl (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Brilliant young actress Charlie strikes up an acquaintance with an intriguing stranger while on holiday in Greece, but it rapidly becomes apparent that his intentions are far from romantic.
Style: tense, atmospheric, captivating, stylized
Plot: intelligence agency, double agent, terrorism, mossad, actress, sting operation, espionage, spy, danger, female protagonist, female spy, bombing ...
Time: 70s
Place: israel, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Death of a Pilgrim (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 233 min.
Story: A Nordic crime mini-series on the murder of Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme and the fall of the welfare state.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: investigation, murder, archive footage, secret police, multiple time frames, police protagonist, special unit, murder mystery, uncover truth, minister, danger, assassin ...
Time: year 1986, year 1985, 80s, 2010s
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.7
 627
The Fourth Man (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 174 min.
Story: The year is 1975, and the West German embassy in Stockholm is occupied by German terrorists. It's an attack not only on the embassy, but on Sweden's long-standing pride as a peaceful nation. In the aftermath of the violent occupation, the ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, psychological
Plot: investigation, cold case, murder, occupation, archive footage, embassy, politics, terrorism, evidence, danger, crimes, police officer ...
Time: year 1989, year 2011, year 1975
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.4
 161
Mirage (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Claire lost her husband Gabriel during the tsunami in 2004. His body was never found. 15 years later, Claire has a new life with Lukas and her son Zack. After a decade of mourning and professional purgatory, she has just landed a dream job in Abu ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: espionage, secret service, mission, uncover truth, investigation, danger, mentally unstable, terrorism, political thriller, secret identity
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.5
 751
A Perfect Spy (1987)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 374 min.
Story: This is the story of Magnus Pym, from his childhood to the end of his career in middle age. As a young man, there is little doubt that his father Rick was the most influential character in his life. Rick was a raconteur, con man, thief, black ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Plot: espionage, cons and scams, rivalry, government agency, dishonesty, introspection, betrayal, undercover, mystery, midlife crisis, state affairs, adventure ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, austria, england, czech republic, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 623
Moscow Noir (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, France, Poland, Lithuania, Finland
Duration: 45 min.
Story: In turn-of-the-21st-century Moscow, an innocent trade plunges Swedish investment banker, Tom Blixen, into a battle with millionaires, politicians, oligarchs and their private armies.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: politician, propaganda, business, false identity, murder, police, finance, intrigue, danger, crimes, society, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, year 1999, 1990s, 90s
Place: moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Field of Blood (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Adaptation of Denise Mina's thriller set in 1982. When the story of a murder has huge implications for her family, newspaper copy boy Paddy Meehan battles prejudices to get to the truth. As she inches closer to revealing the truth, her ...
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, suspense, serious ...
Plot: journalism, investigation, uncover truth, murder, workplace, ambition, deadly, crimes, media, society, danger, workplace situations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.4
 2K
Bellevue (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
Story: When a transgender teen goes missing, Annie Ryder—a cop at odds with her hometown—dives in to unravel the disappearance that suggests foul play, despite finding herself in a difficult position as she must cast suspicion on people she has known ...
Style: mysterious, intense, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: missing person, small town, female protagonist, danger, mystery, police detective, crimes, psychopath, death, police officer
Place: canada, ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Reilly: Ace of Spies (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 720 min.
Story: A dramatization of the missions and adventures of the greatest spy in British history.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful, tense
Plot: espionage, secret agents, double agent, spy, working undercover, heroic mission, dishonesty, betrayal, undercover, chases and races, race against time, master villain ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, 20th century
Place: russia, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.8
 2K
Undercover (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Story: Undercover follows Maya, the first black Director Of Public Prosecutions. Just as she is about to take up the post and her life comes under intense public scrutiny, she learns that that her husband Nick has been lying to her for years. Twenty years ...
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, captivating
Plot: conspiracy, undercover, cover-up, undercover cop, courtroom, danger, suspicion, uncover truth, crimes, investigation, rivalry, riot police ...
Time: 21st century
Place: louisiana, cornwall, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 8.1
 11K
Deutschland 83 (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A gripping coming-of-age story set against the real culture wars and political events of Germany in the 1980s. The drama follows Martin Rauch as the 24 year-old East Germany native is pulled from the world as he knows it and sent to the West as an ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: espionage, cold war, working undercover, political intrigue, rivalry, state affairs, undercover, military, double agent, political unrest, archive footage, border guard ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: germany, german democratic republic, east germany, west germany, west berlin west germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.8
 3K
The Game (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: London 1972. When a defecting KGB officer, Arkady Malinov, reveals Operation Glass, a devastating Soviet plot that could change the course of the Cold War, Daddy, the head of MI5, assembles a secret team to investigate. As the Soviets awaken a list ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: secret agents, espionage, cold war, undercover, government agency, dishonesty, state affairs, spy, conspiracy, mi6, kgb
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, soviet union, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.9
 1K
Burning Bush (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 231 min.
Story: Burning Bush is a three-part mini-series created for HBO by world-renowned Polish director Agnieszka Holland. Based on real characters and events, this haunting drama focuses on the personal sacrifice of a Prague history student, Jan Palach, who set ...
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: lawyer, rebellion, european history, journalism, suicide, student, revolution, self sacrifice, russian, rebelliousness, protest, communism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: czechoslovakia, europe, czech republic, central europe, prague czechoslovakia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.9
 672
Remember (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Diagnosed with hyperthymesia, Seo Jin Woo possesses an uncanny memory, which he uses to his advantage as a lawyer defending his wrongfully convicted father. But when Jin Woo is afflicted with Alzheimer’s, his only link to his father’s innocence ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: lawyer, murder, father son relationship, framed for murder, revenge, memory lapse, investigation, false accusation, save the day, uncover truth, murder mystery, trial ...
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 317
Cold Comfort (1989)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Dolores has everthing she wants for her birthday: a party, 18 glowing candles, and Stephen, the handsome stranger who's more than a guest. He's a prisoner. COLD COMFORT bristles with the suspense, passion and danger of three people caught ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious ...
Plot: hostage, hostages, confined, split personality, missing person, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), deadly, isolation, kidnapping, psychopath, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.7
 1K
Good Cop (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A dutiful Liverpool beat cop discovers what he is truly capable of after his partner is brutally murdered in a targeted attack by a local gang.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: rivalry, loss of friend, crimes, police, vigilantism, law enforcement, life turned upside down, revenge, murder, investigation, friendship, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
 2K
Exile (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Exile is a British psychological thriller television series dealing with the topic of Alzheimer's disease against a background of corruption. It stars John Simm and Jim Broadbent and was broadcast on BBC One. The series received varyingly ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: homecoming, mental illness, parents and children, family relations, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, life turned upside down, alzheimer's disease, corruption
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 4K
Allegiance (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Alex O'Connor, a young idealistic CIA analyst specializing in Russian affairs, learns a shocking secret and his close-knit, affluent family is about to be split apart when it's revealed that his parents, Mark and Katya, are covert Russian ...
Style: bleak, tense, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: cia, spy, russian spy, kgb, undercover, devotion, secret agents, government agency, mind game, working undercover, cold war, conspiracy ...
Place: russia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Little Nikita (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Roy Parmenter is an FBI agent in San Diego; 20 years ago his partner was killed by a Soviet spy, nicknamed Scuba, still at large. Scuba is now trying to extort the Soviets; to prove he's serious, he's killing their agents one by one, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, family relations, teenage boy, espionage, investigation, crimes, fbi, special agents, teenage life, kgb, secret agents, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, san diego california, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 867
Van der Valk (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of the city of Amsterdam, Piet Van der Valk and his team investigate a series of high-profile cases immersed in the worlds of art, politics, addiction, mysticism and the fashion industry.
Style: psychological, disturbing, twists and turns, tense, captivating
Plot: murder mystery, police investigation, crime scene, mind game, prodigy, investigation, private detective, friendship, resourceful, riddles and clues, eccentricity, mastermind ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: amsterdam, holland, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 12K
WHAT / IF (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: In this neo-noir thriller series, a pair of cash-strapped newlyweds accept a lucrative but morally dubious offer from a mysterious female benefactor.
Style: anthology, suspense, twists and turns, captivating, disturbing
Plot: psychology, couple relations, neo-noir, neo noir, blonde, marriage, power, sex, money, nothing goes right, business, money problems ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.7
 2K
Five Days (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
Story: Thriller series which tracks five 24-hour periods in a police investigation.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: missing person, investigation, crimes, mind game, police detective, deadly, amateur detective, law enforcement, life is a bitch, missing child, ex husband ex wife relationship, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.1
 3K
Two Lives (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Norway
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Europe 1990, the Berlin wall has just crumbled: Katrine, raised in East Germany, but now living in Norway for the last 20 years, is a “war child”; the result of a love relationship between a Norwegian woman and a German occupation soldier during ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: secret, trial, berlin wall, haunted by the past, buried truth, family life, undercover, espionage, dishonesty, testimony, lawyer, new life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1969, year 1990
Place: norway, germany, gdr, east germany, german democratic republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.7
 9K
Chance (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: San Francisco-based forensic neuropsychiatrist Eldon Chance reluctantly gets sucked into a violent and dangerous world of mistaken identity, police corruption and mental illness.
Style: tense, psychological, suspense, captivating, enigmatic
Plot: mistaken identity, mental illness, police corruption, neo noir, professional killer, divorce, love interest, father daughter relationship, stalking, vengeance, crimes, psychiatrist ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.0
 2K
I, Anna (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A noir thriller told from the point of view of a femme fatale, who falls for the detective in charge of a murder case.
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, serious
Plot: femme fatale, neo noir, law enforcement, haunted by the past, investigation, police detective, fall in love, dangerous attraction, murder investigation, homicide detective, mental breakdown, insomnia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.0
 2K
Clique (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 43 min.
Story: In the first year of uni, childhood best friends Holly and Georgia find themselves drawn to an elite clique. When Holly begins to suspect darkness lurks beneath the glamour, she will do anything to save her soulmate.
Style: psychological, suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: university, feminism, student, female friendship, mysterious character, ambition, pressure, brother sister relationship, women, society, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: scotland, edinburgh scotland, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Honourable Woman (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Nessa Stein, the daughter of a Zionist arms procurer who as a child witnessed his assassination. Now an adult, Nessa inherits her father's company and changes course from supplying arms to laying data cabling networks between Israel and the ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, powerful corporation, political unrest, muslim, espionage, secret service, political intrigue, mistrust, undercover, family relations, state affairs, charity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, england, israel, usa, palestinian authority ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%