Post cold war movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant post cold war movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending, realistic and tense films and TV shows about / with post cold war, gun, race against time, heroes, pistol, chase, danger, explosion, russian and spy plots mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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post cold war movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as post cold war: Hunter Killer (2018), Crimson Tide (1995), Black Widow (2021), Fair Game (1995), Dear Emma, Sweet Böbe (1992), By Dawn's Early Light (1990), Outside the Wire (2021), Tenet (2020), Iron Man 2 (2010), Angel Has Fallen (2019).

List of post cold war movies

Hunter Killer (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, China, France, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An untested American submarine captain teams with U.S. Navy SEALs to rescue the Russian president, who has been kidnapped by a rogue general.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, warship, u.s. navy, battleship, swat team, navy, commando unit, race against time, world war three, ocean, russian army, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2017
Place: pentagon, moscow russia, washington d.c., russia, usa ...
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Crimson Tide (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: On a US nuclear missile sub, a young first officer stages a mutiny to prevent his trigger happy captain from launching his missiles before confirming his orders to do so.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, nuclear threat, military, navy, danger, cold war, russian, save the day, nuclear, military life, rebelliousness, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, mediterranean sea, alabama, pacific ocean
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Black Widow (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Natasha Romanoff, on the run from the government following her disobedience to the Sokovia Accords and for aiding Steve Rogers, finds herself on her own and is forced to deal with some of the red in her ledger.
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: female spy, female assassin, superheroine, strong female lead, heroes, tough girl, female killer, violence, female protagonist, spy, assassin, secret agents ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s, 1990s, 90s, year 1995 ...
Place: russia, ohio, morocco, norway, budapest ...
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Fair Game (1995)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Max Kirkpatrick is a cop who protects Kate McQuean, a civil law attorney, from a renegade KGB team out to terminate her
Style: realistic, stylized, suspenseful, serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, on the run, kgb, woman in danger, danger, gunfight, police detective, hostage, foot chase, conspiracy, fbi, police protection ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: florida, miami, usa
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Dear Emma, Sweet Böbe (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story shows Emma's and Böbe's fight for survival, for keeping their position in society which they achieved with hard work in the previous regime. They don't want to lose their place and become village girls again.
Plot: female nudity, cabin, poverty, female full frontal nudity, school, prostitution, dormitory, post cold war, sex scene, shower, adultery, nightmare ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: hungary
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By Dawn's Early Light (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a nuclear missile is launched by presumably Soviet forces toward Turkey, the beginning of the ultimate war to end all wars WW 3 is started. Powers Boothe, his girlfriend and copilot Rebecca DeMornay and their flight crew take off in a B 52 on ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, suspense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nuclear holocaust, apocalypse, politics, race against time, military, danger, terrorism, false accusation, nuclear missile, nato, bomber, save the world ...
Time: 80s, 90s, year 1991, 1990s
Place: soviet union, ussr, russia, turkey, nebraska ...
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Outside the Wire (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the near future, a drone pilot is sent into a deadly militarized zone and must work with an android officer to locate a doomsday device.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, intense, psychotronic, tense ...
Plot: war, cyborgs, spy, battles, androids, survival, artificial intelligence, prospector, terrorism, cyberpunk, army, fight ...
Time: near future, 2030s
Place: utah, ukraine, russia
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Tenet (2020)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Plot unknown. The project is described as an action epic revolving around international espionage.
Style: unusual plot structure, suspense, surprise ending, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: time paradox, time loop, cia agent, time travel, quantum physics, alternate timeline, time, terrorism, apocalypse, terrorist, save the world, espionage ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: mumbai india, london, kiev ukraine, vietnam, india ...
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Iron Man 2 (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: With the world now aware of his dual life as the armored superhero Iron Man, billionaire inventor Tony Stark faces pressure from the government, the press and the public to share his technology with the military. Unwilling to let go of his ...
Style: humorous, exciting, suspenseful, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, rivalry, scientist, russian, technology, tough guy, millionaire, revenge, adventure, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: malibu california, monaco, monte carlo, moscow russia, new york ...
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Angel Has Fallen (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Secret Service Agent Mike Banning is framed for the attempted assassination of the President and must evade his own agency and the FBI as he tries to uncover the real threat.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: secret service, terrorist, lone hero, fbi, president, agent, white house, assassination plot, manhunt, attempted murder, false accusation, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., north carolina, usa, virginia
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Lion Strike (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dr. Johnny Wu becomes involved in a global Mafia arms cartel when they kidnap his son Bobby. The cartel, made-up of underworld leaders from around the world, become aware that he stumbled onto valuable information on a computer disk he possesses. ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, master warrior, one man army, gangsters, heroes, hitman, forest, martial arts, murder, kidnapping, escapades, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california
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Company Business (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An aging agent is called back by "the Company" to run a hostage trade of a Soviet spy for an American agent.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, sinister, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, secret agents, danger, race against time, espionage, politics, on the run, betrayal, chase, kgb, mole, political conspiracy ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, germany, europe, paris france, russia ...
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Assassins (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Assassin Robert Rath arrives at a funeral to kill a prominent mobster, only to witness a rival hired gun complete the job for him -- with grisly results. Horrified by the murder of innocent bystanders, Rath decides to take one last job and then ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, rivalry, assassination, competition, rescue, police chase, criminal heroes, danger, foe turned friend, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, chase ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, seattle washington, caribbean, west indies, detroit ...
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The Double (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The mysterious murder of a US senator bearing the distinctive trademark of the legendary Soviet assassin 'Cassius', forces retired CIA operative, Paul Shepherson to team with rookie FBI agent, Ben Geary to solve the crime. Having spent ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: double agent, assassination, investigation, special agents, crime, ex law enforcer, crimes, deadly, hunt down, espionage, spy, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1988, 80s, 2010s
Place: usa, washington d.c., paris france, russia, mexico
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History Is Made at Night (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Finland, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A romantic suspense-comedy about CIA agent Harry (Bill Pullman) and SVR agent Natasha (Irene Jacob) fighting to save the world, their lives and secret love in the post cold war Helsinki
Style: exciting, witty, clever, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: satellite, secret agents, espionage, working undercover, kgb, farce, heroes, government agency, dishonesty, chases and races, undercover, special agents ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: finland, europe, helsinki finland, new york
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Notorious (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After Alicia Velorus' father is convicted as a communist spy, CIA asks her to prove her loyalty by getting close to her father's friend, who's a suspected arms dealer. In the meantime she and her CIA contact Devlin fall in love.
Style: ambiguous ending
Plot: spy, arms dealer, love, cia, vine, poison, tape recorder, sacrifice, infidelity, damsel in distress, seduction, post cold war
Place: paris france
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Bunker (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two isolated Canadian soldiers come to grip with a difficult order: launch a nuclear strike against the former USSR, some 25 years after the end of the Cold War.
Plot: soldier, cold war, canadian, bunker, isolation, cold war era, french canadian, post cold war, nuclear war
Place: canada
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Gorilla Bathes at Noon (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A Red Army major caught between East and West Berlin finds his wife gone and somebody else moved into his apartment.
Plot: irony, german, kiss, absurdism, statue, russian soldier, prison, tiger, zoo, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, turkish, actress playing male role ...
Place: east germany, berlin germany
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Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, secret agents, espionage, undercover, terrorism, sniper, conspiracy, undercover agent, surveillance, political conspiracy, murder, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, september 11 2001, year 2001 ...
Place: russia, london, big ben london, moscow russia, afghanistan ...
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Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Following the events of Age of Ultron, the collective governments of the world pass an act designed to regulate all superhuman activity. This polarizes opinion amongst the Avengers, causing two factions to side with Iron Man or Captain America, ...
Style: comic, exciting, humorous, captivating, intense ...
Plot: superhero, supernatural power, teenage hero, disagreement, masked superhero, teamwork, superhero team, comics, brainwashing, battles, haunted by the past, showdown ...
Time: 90s, year 1991, 1990s, 2010s
Place: romania, moscow russia, russia, eastern europe, cleveland ohio ...
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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, chases and races, race against time, state affairs, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: sweden, europe, usa, africa, washington d.c. ...
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Seattle Superstorm (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An object is shot down over Seattle and the debris begins to effect the local weather ultimately threatening the whole world.
Style: disaster movie, rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: catastrophe, disaster film, save the day, forces of nature, meteorite, chases and races, soldier, race against time, save the world, escapades, space and aliens, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c., seattle washington
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A Good Day to Die Hard (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Iconoclastic, take-no-prisoners cop John McClane, finds himself for the first time on foreign soil after traveling to Moscow to help his wayward son Jack - unaware that Jack is really a highly-trained CIA operative out to stop a nuclear weapons ...
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cia, car chase, danger, heroes, agent, bomb, escape, one man army, partners against crime, save the day, heroic mission, snitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: russia, moscow russia, langley virginia, new york, chernobyl
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Space Cowboys (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Frank Corvin, ‘Hawk’ Hawkins, Jerry O'Neill and ‘Tank’ Sullivan were hotdog members of Project Daedalus, the Air Force's test program for space travel, but their hopes were dashed in 1958 with the formation of NASA and the use of ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspense, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, astronaut, nasa, adventure, heroes, mission gone awry, heroic mission, race against time, chases and races, outer space, anti hero, one last chance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1958, 1950s, 2000s ...
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Sneakers (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: When shadowy U.S. intelligence agents blackmail a reformed computer hacker and his eccentric team of security experts into stealing a code-breaking 'black box' from a Soviet-funded genius, they uncover a bigger conspiracy. Now, he and his ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, twists and turns, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, computer cracker, betrayal, partners, conspiracy, manipulation, crimes, crime, manipulations, top secret, surveillance, computer system ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 90s, 1960s, year 1969 ...
Place: russia, san francisco
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Salt (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspense, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female protagonist, cia, espionage, female spy, spy, strong female lead, double agent, secret service, secret agents, female assassin, chase, cia agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, soviet union, ussr, russia ...
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The Saint (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Ivan Tretiak, Russian Mafia boss who wants to create an oil crisis in Moscow and seize power as a result sends Simon Templar, great international criminal, to England to get a secret formula for cold fusion from U.S. scientist Emma Russell. Templar ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one last job, spy, thief, politics, on the run, romance, espionage, chases and races, rivalry, profanity, graphic violence, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, england, europe, berlin germany, london
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OP Center (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
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Story: Paul Hood is the newly appointed director of the OP Center, a special agency gathering a wide variety of experts monitoring international crisis. On his first day on the job, nuclear missiles are stolen from the former Soviet Union by terrorists. ...
Plot: computer cracker, commando raid, air force base, washington monument, russian army, map, husband wife relationship, soldier, russian, military, pistol, psychiatrist ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: zurich switzerland, washington d.c., ukraine, pentagon, new york ...
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Nick Fury: Agent of Shield (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Marvel's hard-boiled hero is brought back to fight the menace of Hydra after exiling himself in the Yukon since the end of the Cold War. The children of the former Hydra head, Baron Von Stucker, have taken charge of the terrorist organization. ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: heroes, superhero, good versus evil, terrorism, fight, terrorist, escapades, heroic mission, danger, undercover, terrorist plot, supernatural power ...
Time: 90s
Place: yukon, canada, berlin germany, new york
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Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Ethan Hunt and his team are racing against time to track down a dangerous terrorist named Hendricks, who has gained access to Russian nuclear launch codes and is planning a strike on the United States. An attempt to stop him ends in an explosion ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, secret agents, espionage, mission, female spy, terrorist, female assassin, courage, teamwork, frame up, top secret, cia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: russia, dubai, hungary, budapest hungary, san francisco ...
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