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 suspense, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending, realistic and serious films and TV shows about / with post cold war, chase, gun, race against time, betrayal, russian, spy, heroes, murder and danger plots mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, France, UK 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), Dear Emma, Sweet Böbe (1992), Sneakers (1992), Black Widow (2021), Fair Game (1995), Iron Man 2 (2010), Angel Has Fallen (2019), Lion Strike (1994), Company Business (1991).

List of post cold war movies

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America is living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, heroic, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, conspiracy, spy, heroes, heroism, adventure, friendship, superhuman powers, chase, assassin, catastrophe, mentor ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., new jersey, usa
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 6.6
 64K
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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, u.s. navy, navy, warship, battleship, swat team, save the day, tough heroes, escapades, heroes, daring rescue, military coup ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2017, 2010s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c., scotland, moscow russia, scottish highlands ...
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 7.3
 114K
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: suspense, suspenseful, realistic, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, nuclear threat, cold war, navy, military, russian, spy, u.s. navy, nuclear bomb, nuclear war, save the day, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, pacific ocean, alabama, mediterranean sea
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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: post cold war, adultery, teacher, teaching, nightmare, dormitory, poverty, prostitution, female nudity, disciple, school, sex scene ...
Time: 90s
Place: hungary
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 7.1
 59K
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: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, entertaining, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, spy, conspiracy, computer, surveillance, technology, mathematics, betrayal, manipulation, hacking, mathematician, espionage ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 60s, year 1969
Place: russia, san francisco
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 6.7
 376K
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, captivating, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Plot: superhero, female assassin, female protagonist, female spy, superheroine, heroes, strong female lead, heroine, female agent, one woman army, secret agents, one against many ...
Time: future, 2010s, 90s, year 1995, year 2016 ...
Place: morocco, norway, ohio, budapest, russia ...
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 4.3
 13K
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: suspense, sexy, intense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, gunfight, female lawyer, on the run, hostage, fbi, spy, kgb, nudity (full frontal - brief), police detective, conspiracy, police protection ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, florida, usa
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 6.9
 816K
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: entertaining, humorous, exciting, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, tony stark character, robot, heroes, good versus evil, adventure, technology, androids and robots, iron man character, betrayal, vigilante ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., california, malibu california, monte carlo, monaco ...
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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, suspense, humorous, intense ...
Plot: secret service, fbi, terrorist, agent, president, lone hero, secret service agent, white house, gunfight, justice, false accusation, chase ...
Time: contemporary, future, 2010s, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., west virginia, usa, north carolina, virginia
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 4.9
 446
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: psychotronic, realistic, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, fight, competition, forest, kidnapping, murder, master warrior, chase, heroes, gangsters, hitman, kung fu ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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, surprise ending, sinister ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, cold war, conspiracy, cia, hostage, mole, kgb, secret agents, assassination attempt, race against time, betrayal ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, germany, east berlin ...
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 6.6
 187K
Red Sparrow (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Prima ballerina, Dominika Egorova faces a bleak and uncertain future after she suffers an injury that ends her career. She soon turns to Sparrow School, a secret intelligence service that trains exceptional young people to use their minds and bodies ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, sexy, rough, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: spy, russian spy, female agent, female assassin, torture, female spy, deception, secret mission, murder, assassin, uncle niece relationship, femme fatale ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: russia, ussr, budapest, hungary, vienna ...
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 6.3
 84K
Assassins (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 133 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: suspense, exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, rivalry, gangsters, assassin, foe turned friend, sniper, spy, rescue, criminal heroes, crimes, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, seattle, puerto rico, detroit, caribbean ...
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 5.9
 31K
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, suspense, intense, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: spy, double agent, assassination, investigation, cia, crimes, special agents, espionage, plot twist, twists and turns, ex law enforcer, hunt down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s, year 1988
Place: usa, russia, washington d.c., paris france, mexico
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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, suspenseful, serious, intense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, terrorism, surveillance, secret agents, terrorist, spy, conspiracy, race against time, murder, political conspiracy, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013, 2000s, year 2003 ...
Place: russia, london, new york, big ben london, manhattan new york city ...
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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: exciting, humorous, captivating, epic, entertaining ...
Plot: superhero, disagreement, ex soldier, heroes, tony stark character, civil war, supernatural power, super powers, brainwashing, teenage hero, escape, chase ...
Time: future, year 1991, 2010s, 90s
Place: africa, eastern europe, vienna, usa, moscow russia ...
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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: semi serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, terrorism, hostage, secret agents, truck driver, execution, police officer, smuggler, daring rescue, chase, fighting crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., sweden, europe, usa, africa ...
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Postmark Paradise (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Dirty Shame is the only bar in the small town of Paradise, Michigan. A burnt out, chain-smoking fortyish bar maid is the only waitress at The Dirty Shame. A group of local red necks conspiring to bring a mail order bride to their Midwest town ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good, realistic
Plot: fish out of water, friendship, starting over, society, romance, love and romance, couples, culture clash, couple relations, immigrants, husband wife relationship, mail order bride ...
Time: 90s
Place: michigan, ukraine, usa, kiev ukraine
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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: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: disaster, catastrophe, storm, save the day, forces of nature, chaos, bio weapon, soldier, escapades, adventure, save the world, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington state, seattle, washington d.c.
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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, tense, melancholic, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, father son relationship, bomb, tough cop, two man army, cia agent, adventure, terrorism, spy, agent, tough guy, american abroad ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: russia, new york, langley virginia, moscow russia, chernobyl
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 6.5
 82K
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, tense, suspense, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, nasa, astronaut, adventure, space shuttle, space exploration, old age, vengeance, space opera, redemption, heroes, mission gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, future, year 1958, 90s, 2000s ...
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 6.4
 316K
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: exciting, suspense, serious, surprise ending, visually appealing ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, female protagonist, spy, strong female lead, secret service, double agent, chase, agent as target, female spy, russian, one woman army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new york, russia, washington d.c., north korea, usa ...
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 6.2
 69K
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, sexy, suspense, humorous, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, romance, master thief, gangsters, love, winter, one last job, on the run, assassin, chase, technology ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, berlin germany, europe, england, london
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 5.7
 665
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: spy, computer, computer cracker, arrest, terrorism, espionage, boat, gunfight, terrorist, ship, mercenary, satellite ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., istanbul turkey, zurich switzerland, new york, ukraine ...
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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, breathtaking, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, espionage, mission, secret agents, gunfight, terrorist, courage, frame up, escapades, cia, race against time, teamwork ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington state, hungary, seattle, budapest, san francisco ...
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 7.4
 2K
Lamerica (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Switzerland, Austria
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Fiore, an Italian conman, arrives in post Communist Albania with Gino, his young apprentice, to set up a shoe factory that will never open. The con requires a native Albanian, so they designate Spiro, an impoverished and confused former political ...
Style: gloomy, affectionate, suspense, unusual plot structure, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, redemption, corruption, poverty, loneliness, death, crime gone awry, gunfight, giant robots, adaptation, mentor, multiple storylines ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, london, tokyo, europe, california ...
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Harrison's Flowers (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Harrison Lloyd is a Pulitzer-winning photojournalist. His wife and family are making it hard for him to keep his mind on his work when he's in a war zone, and he wants to change jobs to something less stressful. But he's got one last ...
Style: disturbing, brutal, suspense, bleak, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genocide, journalism, murder, missing person, civil war, violence, battles, vengeance, obsessive quest, photographer, crimes, love affair ...
Time: 90s, 80s, year 1991, 70s
Place: former yugoslavia, new jersey, vietnam, middle east, croatia ...
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 7.2
 259K
GoldenEye (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: James Bond must unmask the mysterious head of the Janus Syndicate and prevent the leader from utilizing the GoldenEye weapons system to inflict devastating revenge on Britain.
Style: exciting, intense, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: james bond, espionage, spy, satellite, mission, romancing partners, organized crime, woman with a gun, undercover, race against time, computer, terrorism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995, 80s, year 1986
Place: cuba, paris france, britain, riviera, london ...
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Aurora: Operation Intercept (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: There have been two mysterious plane crashes in only 48 hours. The aircraft suddenly lose control and crash, killing everyone aboard. A woman of Russian descent, Francesca Zaborszin, the daughter of a slain Federal investigator, claims ...
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: airplane, law enforcement, air disaster, race against time, terrorism, hostage, airplane accident, disaster, catastrophe, crimes, secret agents, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c.
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Germany Year 90 Nine Zero (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 62 min.
Story: The supremely world-weary Lemmy Caution, last seen in Godard's "Alphaville" (France/1965), has several strange encounters while trying to make his way from the former East Germany to "the west."
Style: surreal, eurospy
Plot: spy, german reunification, post cold war
Time: year 1990
Place: west germany, germany
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