Movies and TV shows like The Informant 2020

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The Informant (2020)
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The Informant (2020)
Original name: Herec
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
TV show
Story: The first half of the fifties, Czechoslovakia, Prague. Stanislav Láník is a talented actor. However, his position affects the staff profile. The father died in the resistance, the mother was killed after a neighbor was accused of allegedly collaborating with the Germans. All he had left was sister Agnes and grandmother. But he doesn't want to give up his dream of a big theater.
Style: political thriller, psychological, tense, touching, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: communism, gay, actor, double life, spy, politics, family relations, secret, secret agents, brother sister relationship, social climber, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, gay lead character, closeted gay, informant, aspiring actor, secret mission, secret police, social climbing, closeted homosexual, coworker relationship, ambitious man, gay protagonist, co worker co worker relationship, youth ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: central europe

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Most similar movies to The Informant

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, psychological, captivating and suspense films and TV series with plots about society, family relations, love and romance, romance, youth, gay and spy mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres. Some movies like The Informant: The Sleepers (2019), Charlatan (2020), Clique (2017), Coming Out (2013), Seven Lucky Gods (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Sleepers (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: neo noir, captivating, disturbing, psychological, tense
Plot: investigation, secret police, espionage, female protagonist, female nudity, spy, propaganda, missing person, female full frontal nudity, private investigation, russophobia
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: czechoslovakia, europe, prague, central europe, prague czechoslovakia
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Charlatan (2020)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Ireland, Slovakia, Poland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The breathtaking story of a man gifted with exceptional abilities set against the background of the events of the totalitarian fifties.
Style: non-linear, unusual plot structure, contemplative, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: gay, closeted homosexual, closeted gay, village, healer, gay lead character, diagnosis, arrested, gay relationship, gay sex, illness, traumatized man ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: central europe
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93%
 7.0
 3K
Clique (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, tense, suspense, captivating
Plot: university, feminism, mysterious character, female friendship, society, student, ambition, rivalry, women, pressure, brother sister relationship, danger ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: scotland, edinburgh scotland, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 7.3
 84
Coming Out (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: The explosive lives, loves and losses of an intermingled group of Montréalers are explored as they confront the subject of difference. Managing a modern relationship can be a mess. Single? Attached? Married? Divorced? Open? Closed? The most common ...
Style: psychological, romantic, gay cinema, unusual plot structure, melancholic ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay relationship, love and romance, gay couple, gays and lesbians, gay love, love, youth, young lovers, friendship, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: montreal, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Seven Lucky Gods (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Albania, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An illegal immigrant from Albania infiltrates the lives of a group of Londoners with devastating consequences.
Style: sexy, gay cinema, psychological, touching, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay subtext, gay, gay for pay, gay interest, handicapped, gay hustler, illegal immigrant, sexless marriage, love and romance, gay couple, escapades, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century
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78%
 7.5
 173
Out With Dad (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: Here we have a look into the life of a teenage girl along with her single father. The two share a close relationship. Rose is coming of age, coming out of the closet, and hoping to avoid having a spotlight put on her life. Her dad, Nathan, is ...
Style: erotic, psychological, unusual plot structure, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: lesbian, single father, coming out, high school, father daughter relationship, friendship, lesbian daughter, lgbt, lesbian interest, teenager, romance, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 8.1
 984
Addicted (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Ever since he was young, Bai Luo Yin has been living with his careless father, Bai Han Qi and his grandmother. When he turned 16 years old, his biological mother Jiang Yuan is re-marrying, and her partner is the party’s high ranking official Gu ...
Style: gay cinema, sexy, psychological, touching, sincere ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, high school student, high school, romance, gay relationship, gay lead character, friendship, school, youth, student, love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: china
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64%
Fujoshi, Ukkari Gei ni Kokuru (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Jun, a closeted gay teenager who loves Queen, starts a relationship after bumping into his classmate, Sae, and sees her buying "yaoi" manga. However, Jun suffers a lot when he tries to learn to be straight.
Style: feel good, touching, sweet, light
Plot: gay, gay man straight woman relationship, gay teenager, friendship, friends, fall in love, couple relations, romance, blind date, love and romance, youth, couples ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.9
 46K
Bloodline (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A dramatic thriller that explores the demons lurking beneath the surface of a contemporary American family. The Rayburns are hard-working pillars of their Florida Keys community. But when the black sheep son comes home for the 45th anniversary of ...
Style: psychological thriller, psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: secret, family relations, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, haunted by the past, homecoming, family life, sibling relationship, dark secret, police detective, wealthy family, florida keys ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Honourable Woman (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: captivating, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, england, israel, usa, palestinian authority ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.3
 1K
Paula (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A thriller about Paula, a chemistry teacher whose life is turned upside down after a one-night stand with James. They become locked in a dance of destruction. Only one can survive.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, tense, touching ...
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Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.2
 4K
Allegiance (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: suspense, tense, bleak, twists and turns
Plot: cia, spy, kgb, undercover, russian spy, secret agents, devotion, loyalty, working undercover, government agency, conspiracy, russian ...
Place: russia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.3
 70
Lektor (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Russia
TV show
Story: Car explosion in the centre of Moscow. The double agent in the Russian secret services. The international dealer the weapon «under a cap» at the British investigation. The dissident poisoned in London. The monk from Kosovo, rescuing a unique icon. ...
Style: serious, exciting, tricky, tense, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, spy, espionage, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, scandal, rescue, society, danger, counter intelligence, amateur, manipulation, traitor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Designated Survivor: 60 Days (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: An explosion at the National Assembly kills everyone in the cabinet, leaving Park Mu-jin, the Minister of Environment, to become the next president. Park Mu-jin is a scientist-turned-politician who has no ambitions in politics, but as the acting ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: sexy, light, captivating, unusual plot structure, touching ...
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48%
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The Company (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 286 min.
TV show
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Russian Affairs (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
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TV show
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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Os Dias Eram Assim (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 37 min.
TV show
Story: The plot brings fiction and reality together to show how a country's political context affects the lives, dreams and paths of ordinary people.
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, suspense, tense, sexy ...
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Time: year 1970
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 290 min.
TV show
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 ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 742
Ville-Marie (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
 1K
Blinded (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: An ambitious financial reporter Bea receives an anonymous tip about irregularities at a Swedish major bank. Bea weathered a scoop, but the review is made more difficult by her love affair with the bank's married CEO, Peder. Based on Carolina ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, romantic, suspense
Plot: journalist, bank, extramarital affair, banker, suspicion, relationship vs career, couple relations, secret identity, crimes, dishonesty, danger, top secret ...
Time: 2010s
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe, sweden, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
 230
My Best Part (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jérémie, a young man reaching a breaking point on all fronts, decides to leave behind Paris and return to Limosin, to the home of his intrusive mother.
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, tense, humorous, contemplative ...
Plot: male nudity, therapy, gay interest, actor, mental health, gay, gay lead character, family relations, mother son relationship, love and romance, romance, gay love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Flower of Evil (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three generations of a wealthy Bordeaux family are caught in the crossfire when Anne decides to run for mayor, thanks to a political pamphlet that revives an old murder scandal.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, political thriller, suspense ...
Plot: incest, haunted by the past, crimes, womanizer, bourgeoisie, forbidden love, murder, parents and children, family problems, society, politics, love and romance ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
 291
Agonie (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On the 3rd of October a twenty-four-year-old student from Vienna kills his lover and chops up her corpse. Her torso is found in a dumpster, other body parts and the head are missing. There is no clue about the motive of the murder. A silent ...
Style: ambiguous ending, suspense, psychological, tense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: closeted homosexual, gay, gay slur, emotional abuse, student, father son conflict, socially awkward, domineering father, friendship between men, father son relationship, university, murder ...
Place: central europe, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.4
 2K
Exile (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
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: parents and children, homecoming, mental illness, family relations, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, corruption, alzheimer's disease
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Cambridge Spies (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 235 min.
TV show
Story: In 1934, four brilliant Cambridge men are recruited to spy for Russia. Fueled by youthful idealism, a passion for social justice and a talent for lying, they take huge personal risks to pass Britain's biggest secrets to Moscow. Based on true ...
Style: contemplative, realistic, serious, tense, suspense
Plot: secret agents, espionage, double agent, treason, spy, university, betrayal, kgb, wartime life, idealism, hidden identity, rivalry ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: russia, europe, england, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Dinner of Herbs (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 286 min.
TV show
Story: Filmed on location in the North of England, A Dinner of Herbs is a film based on Catherine Cookson's novel about hardship, betrayal and family life in a 19th century working class town. Roddy and Hal have been friends since childhood, but their ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching
Plot: orphan, murder, mining, jealousy, star crossed lovers, romance, love affair, half brother half sister relationship, society, true love, unfulfilled love, love ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Little Drummer Girl (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
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: atmospheric, tense, captivating, stylized
Plot: intelligence agency, double agent, terrorism, mossad, actress, sting operation, spy, espionage, danger, female spy, female protagonist, stage actress ...
Time: 70s
Place: israel, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Mother's Son (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: A mother suspects that her son could be the killer of a recently found dead girl, and becomes caught in a torturous dilemma of whether to denounce him, or protect him and hide the act.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, parents and children, who done it, family problems, family relations, social relations, small town, moral dilemma, suspicion of murder, suspicion, danger, relationship problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.1
 13K
Deutschland 83 (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: espionage, cold war, working undercover, political intrigue, state affairs, undercover, rivalry, stasi, military, double agent, political unrest, archive footage ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: germany, german democratic republic, east germany, west germany, west berlin west germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%