Movies like The Assassination Bureau

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The Assassination Bureau (1969)
 6.5
 2K
The Assassination Bureau (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Assassination Bureau has existed for decades (perhaps centuries) until Diana Rigg begins to investigate it. The high moral standing of the Bureau (only killing those who deserve it) is called into question by her. She puts out a contract for the Bureau to assassinate its leader on the eve of World War I.
Style: humorous, exciting, dark humor, clever, realistic, cynical, witty, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, chase, assassination, zeppelin, espionage, crimes, world war one, heroes, politics, crime, secret agents, journalism, political intrigue, political conspiracy, assassination attempt, danger, chases and races, dishonesty, deadly, head of state, race against time, undercover, government agency, state affairs, spy ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 1900s
Place: london, europe, england

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Most similar movies to The Assassination Bureau

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, exciting and serious films with plots about espionage, undercover, danger, chases and races, heroes, crimes and secret agents mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like The Assassination Bureau: Masquerade (1965), Arabesque (1966), On Dangerous Ground (1996), Salt and Pepper (1968), The Wrecking Crew (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.7
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Masquerade (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The British send an American and a war hero to kidnap and hide an oil-country prince.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Plot: secret agents, captivity, political conspiracy, disorder, satire, kidnapping, undercover, adventure, confined, crimes, espionage, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s
Place: middle east, england, europe, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.5
 6K
Arabesque (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Story of international intrigue involving a university professor, an Arab prime minister, a ruthless businessman, a beautiful spy, and hieroglyphics.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, talky, twists and turns ...
Plot: espionage, murder, gangsters, spy, political intrigue, professor, danger, intrigue, politics, dishonesty, investigation, justice ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: england, london, europe, oxford university, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, Switzerland
Duration: 142 min.
Story: James Bond tracks archnemesis Ernst Blofeld to a mountaintop retreat where he's training an army of beautiful but lethal women. Along the way, Bond falls for Italian contessa Tracy Draco -- and marries her in order to get closer to Blofeld. ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, heroes, secret agents, undercover, suicide attempt, world domination, gadget, bio weapon, kilt, honeymoon, daughter, suicide ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: switzerland, england, alps, london, portugal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, special agents, state affairs, ira, assassination attempt, tough heroes, undercover, rivalry, gang, government agency, heroes, secret agents ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Salt and Pepper (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: London nightclub owners (Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford) play spy and foil a military madman out to overthrow the government.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, stylized, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nightclub, espionage, secret agents, amateur detective, crime, law enforcement, crimes, psychopath, heroes, chases and races, buddies, danger ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Wrecking Crew (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When Count Contini attempts to destroy the world's economy by masterminding the theft of $1 billion in U.S. gold, ICE chief MacDonald summons secret agent Matt Helm to stop him.
Style: realistic, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, master villain, crimes, adventure, race against time, one man army, undercover, dishonesty, escapades, danger, master criminal ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: copenhagen denmark, copenhagen, scandinavia, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Jigsaw Man (1983)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Philip Kimberly, the former head of the British Secret Service who defected to Russia, is given plastic surgery and sent back to Britain by the KGB to retrieve some vital documents. With the documents in hand, he instead plays off MI6 and the KGB ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, kgb, cold war, undercover, betrayal, government agency, dishonesty, heroes, crimes, politics, secret agents, chases and races ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, england, europe, london, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.4
 2K
The 39 Steps (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Richard Hannay, a mining engineer on holiday from the African colonies, finds London socialite life terribly dull. Yet it's more than he bargained for when secret agent, Scudder, bursts into his room and entrusts him with a coded notebook, ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: on the run, undercover, espionage, uncover truth, political conspiracy, false accusation, who to trust, agent as target, state affairs, danger, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Black Windmill (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A British agent's son is kidnapped and held for a ransom of diamonds. The agent finds out that he can't even count on the people he thought were on his side to help him, so he decides to track down the kidnappers himself.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, agent, spy, murder, ransom, state affairs, chases and races, amateur detective, government agency, politics, crimes, hostage ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france, england, london, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.4
 3K
Dead Fish (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Gary Oldman is Lynch, a strangely charming hit man in this explosively funny dark comedy in the tradition of Snatch and Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels. With an all-star cast including Terence Stamp, Elena Anaya, Robert Carlyle and Billy Zane, ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, tense, realistic
Plot: hitman, vengeance, heist, rivalry, danger, gangsters, psychopath, murder, crime, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: danger, politics, chases and races, rebellion, on the run, assassination attempt, deadly, head of state, heroes, espionage, crimes, state affairs ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.2
 177
Midnight Man (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: British soldiers force a recently captured IRA terrorist to cooperate with them and then assign him to go undercover with a gang of terrorists and prevent them from killing the U.S. President. But the spy isn't in long before he realizes that ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, undercover, terrorism, ira, adventure, crimes, dishonesty, assassination, downfall, state affairs, graphic violence, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Blood of Fu Manchu (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Crime
Country: UK, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Fu Manchu inoculates ten women with poison, to kill ten world leaders.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, espionage, poison, secret agents, rivalry, escapades, heroes, assassination attempt, intrigue, dishonesty, deadly, on the run ...
Time: 60s
Place: scotland, europe, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Thirty-Nine Steps (1978)
Genre: Crime, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The year is 1914 and Richard Hannay, Mining Engineer who is visiting Britain for a short time before returning to South Africa, is shocked when one of his neighbours, Colonel Scudder, bursts into his rooms one night and tells him a story that ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, psychological, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, secret agents, conspiracy, frame up, murder, espionage, uncover truth, danger, crimes, state affairs, gunfight, chase ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 90s, 1910s
Place: scotland, london, big ben london, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 2.9
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Speed (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Action / Foreign / Suspense - Sandeep Malhotra comes to London to convince his girlfriend to give him another chance. Meanwhile, Siddharth, an undercover MI5 agent, receives a CD, which contains the recording of his kidnapped wife, Richa, and is ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: race against time, hostage, hidden identity, undercover, secret agents, working undercover, danger, crimes, assassination, politics, missing person, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.4
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Killer Elite (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Based on a shocking true story, Killer Elite pits two of the world’s most elite operatives—Danny, an ex-special ops agent and Hunter, his longtime mentor—against the cunning leader of a secret military society. Covering the globe from ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, secret agents, rescue, secret service, swat team, spy, mentor, revenge, ex military, hostage, assassin, conspiracy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: london, middle east, england, europe, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Foreigner (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This story is about a freelance agent (Seagal) who is the courier of a package from France to Germany. He soon finds that many people want to get their hands on it.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, secret agents, chase, martial arts, race against time, on the run, heroes, adventure, danger, deadly, espionage, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, poland, germany, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.8
 762
The Amateur (1981)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A researcher for the CIA who convinces his superiors to send him to the eastern bloc in order to avenge the murder of his wife by enemy agents discovers a web of deception underneath his wife's death.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: murder, espionage, intrigue, politics, hostage, against the rules, rebellion, crimes, undercover, government agency, deadly, secret agents ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, czech republic, eastern europe, prague czechoslovakia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Commander Hamilton (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Swedish agents Carl Hamilton and Åke Stålhandske are ordered to stop Russian smugglers.
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, hostage, secret agents, radiation, heroic mission, political intrigue, terrorism, kidnapping, arms dealing, hostages, undercover, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: sweden, europe, usa, africa, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Assignment (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Jack Shaw (DONALD SUTHERLAND) has experienced the terror first-hand. He's a top CIA agent who's tracked international killer-for-hire Carlos "The Jackal" Sanchez for over twenty years and barely survived Carlos' devastating ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, espionage, terrorist, frame up, chase, danger, assassination attempt, race against time, politics, car chase, revenge, hitman ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: israel, middle east, virginia, jerusalem, montreal quebec canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.6
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RED 2 (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada, Russia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Retired C.I.A. agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, secret agents, cia agent, hitman, espionage, spy, agent, secret service, exploding airplane, nuclear, drugs/alcohol, top secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: russia, england, usa, paris france, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Mission to Tokyo (1966)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: US 24, an American Navy base in a small island in the Pacific, is annihilated. Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath, a French aristocrat that is also a secret agent, OSS 117, is sent to Tokyo to investigate who did it. Soon, he finds out that a cypher girl ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: secret agents, espionage, secret agent, state affairs, special agents, crime, heroes, politics, crimes, gang, chases and races, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The World Is Not Enough (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Greed, revenge, world dominance and high-tech terrorism – it's all in a day's work for Bond, who's on a mission to a protect beautiful oil heiress from a notorious terrorist. In a race against time that culminates in a dramatic ...
Style: exciting, witty, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: skiing, espionage, spy, terrorism, secret service, oil, henchman, secret agents, heroes, gadget, surveillance, scientist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, england, turkey, europe, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 7.7
 175K
Goldfinger (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Special agent 007 (Sean Connery) comes face to face with one of the most notorious villains of all time, and now he must outwit and outgun the powerful tycoon to prevent him from cashing in on a devious scheme to raid Fort Knox -- and obliterate the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: laser, golf, secret agents, spy, espionage, chase, murder, megalomaniac, gold, nuclear, cia, gadget ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: kentucky, england, switzerland, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, exciting, suspense, realistic ...
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.
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.2
 478
Last Run (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Frank Banner used to specialize in helping Soviet spies defect safely to the West. Banner's wife was shot to death aiding such an escape. Now, with the Cold War over, Banner is called upon to safely escort an ex-K.G.B. man who is wanted dead by ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, espionage, undercover, on the run, haunted by the past, vengeance, working undercover, rivalry, deadly, secret agents, law enforcement, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hungary, europe, ukraine, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Police Story 4: First Strike (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jackie Chan reprises his role as Chan Ka-Kui (also known in some versions as Jackie) yet again as a Hong Kong cop who works with Interpol to track down and arrest an illegal weapons dealer. Later Jackie realizes that things are not as simple as they ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, helicopter, secret agents, hitman, heroes, undercover, one man army, espionage, chase, adventure, working undercover, terrorism ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Diamonds are stolen only to be sold again in the international market. James Bond infiltrates a smuggling mission to find out who’s guilty. The mission takes him to Las Vegas where Bond meets his archenemy Blofeld.
Style: exciting, sexy, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: smuggling, secret agents, espionage, chase, satellite, murder, spy, gem, secret agent, secret organization, 007, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: las vegas, amsterdam, africa, cairo egypt, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Return of the Musketeers (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France, Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: It's 1649: Mazarin hires the impoverished D'Artagnan to find the other musketeers: Cromwell has overthrown the English king, so Mazarin fears revolt, particularly from the popular Beaufort. Porthos, bored with riches and wanting a title, ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, cult film, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: musketeer, heroes, adventure, romance, betrayal, rescue, crimes, adventurer, rebellion, buddies, politics, partners ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 1600s, 70s
Place: france, england, europe, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.9
 5K
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, espionage, hitman, false accusation, track down, assassination, law enforcement, intrigue, betrayal, danger, crimes, frame up ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%