10 best movies like Bridge of Spies (2015)

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Bridge of Spies 2015
During the Cold War, the Soviet Union captures U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers after shooting down his U-2 spy plane. Sentenced to 10 years in prison, Powers' only hope is New York lawyer James Donovan, recruited by a CIA operative to negotiate his release. Donovan boards a plane to Berlin, hoping to win the young man's freedom through a prisoner exchange. If all goes well, the Russians would get Rudolf Abel, the convicted spy who Donovan defended in court.
List of the best movies like Bridge of Spies (2015): The Coldest Game, Red Joan, The Russia House, Munich, Dark Waters, The Good Shepherd, Official Secrets, Hostile Waters, Big Jim McLain, Topaz.

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The Coldest Game (2019)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, history, sport
CountryPoland, USA

During 1962's Cuban missile crisis, a troubled math genius finds himself drafted to play in a U.S.-Soviet chess match -- and a deadly game of espionage.

Red Joan (2018)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:14

London, England, May 2000. The peaceful life of elderly Joan Stanley is suddenly disrupted when she is arrested by the British Intelligence Service and accused of providing information to communist Russia during the forties.

The Russia House (1990)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:03

An expatriate British publisher unexpectedly finds himself working for British intelligence to investigate people in Russia.

Munich (2005)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, history
CountryFrance, Canada, USA
Duration02:44

During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and execute those responsible for the attack.

Dark Waters (2019)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA

A tenacious attorney uncovers a dark secret that connects a growing number of unexplained deaths due to one of the world's largest corporations. In the process, he risks everything — his future, his family, and his own life — to expose the truth.

The Good Shepherd (2006)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:19

Edward Wilson, the only witness to his father's suicide and member of the Skull and Bones Society while a student at Yale, is a morally upright young man who values honor and discretion, qualities that help him to be recruited for a career in the newly founded OSS. His dedication to his work does not come without a price though, leading him to sacrifice his ideals and eventually his family.

Official Secrets (2019)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, military, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Luxembourg, China
Duration01:37

The true story of British intelligence whistleblower Katharine Gun who—prior to the 2003 Iraq invasion—leaked a top-secret NSA memo exposing a joint US-UK illegal spying operation against members of the UN Security Council. The memo proposed blackmailing member states into voting for war.

Hostile Waters (1997)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, military, history
CountryFrance, Germany, United Kingdom, USA

Based on true events, an American submarine collides into a Soviet sub of the coast of America and an ensuing standoff occurs that could lead to total annihilation.

Big Jim McLain (1952)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, crime, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

House Un-American Activities Committee investigators Jim McLain and Mal Baxter come to post war Hawaii to track Communist Party activities even though belonging to the party was legal at the time. They are interested in everything from insurance fraud to the sabotage of a U.S. naval vessel.

Topaz (1969)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:23

A French intelligence agent becomes embroiled in the Cold War politics first with uncovering the events leading up to the 1962 Cuban Missle Crisis, and then back to France to break up an international Russian spy ring.

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Shock and Awe (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:22

A group of journalists covering George Bush's planned invasion of Iraq in 2003 are skeptical of the presidents claim that Saddam Hussein has "weapons of mass destruction."

The Stanford Prison Experiment (2015)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:30

This film is based on the actual events that took place in 1971 when Stanford professor Dr. Philip Zimbardo created what became one of the most shocking and famous social experiments of all time.

The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, India

What was supposed to be a peaceful protest turned into a violent clash with the police. What followed was one of the most notorious trials in history.

LBJ (2017)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA

The story of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson from his young days in West Texas to the White House.

22 July (2018)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, history
CountryNorway, Iceland, USA
Duration02:45

In Norway on 22 July 2011, right-wing terrorist Anders Behring Breivik murdered 77 young people attending a Labour Party Youth Camp on Utöya Island outside of Oslo. This three-part story will focus on the survivors of the attacks, the political leadership of Norway, and the lawyers involved.

The Red Sea Diving Resort (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama, history
CountryCanada
Duration02:27

Sudan, East Africa, 1980. A team of Israeli Mossad agents plans to rescue and transfer thousands of Ethiopian Jews to Israel. To do so, and to avoid raising suspicions from the inquisitive and ruthless authorities, they establish as a cover a fake diving resort by the Red Sea.

Imperium (2016)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, military, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:15

Nate Foster, a young, idealistic FBI agent, goes undercover to take down a radical white supremacy terrorist group. The bright up-and-coming analyst must confront the challenge of sticking to a new identity while maintaining his real principles as he navigates the dangerous underworld of white supremacy. Inspired by real events.

Parkland (2013)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

November 22nd, 1963 was a day that changed the world forever — when young American President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. This film follows, almost in real time, a handful of individuals forced to make split-second decisions after an event that would change their lives and forever alter the world’s landscape.

Snowden (2016)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, biography
CountryFrance, Germany, USA, United Kingdom
Duration02:23

CIA employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press.

Stalin (1992)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, Russia, Hungary

The life and career of the brutal Soviet dictator, Josef Stalin.

Fair Game (2010)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, biography
CountryUSA, United Arab Emirates
Duration01:48

Wife and mother Valerie Plame (Naomi Watts) has a double life as a CIA operative, hiding her vocation from family and friends. Her husband, Joseph Wilson (Sean Penn), writes a controversial article in The New York Times, refuting stories about the sale of enriched uranium to Iraq, Then Valerie's secret work and identity is leaked to the press. With her cover blown and other people endangered, Valerie's career and personal life begin to unravel.

Balloon (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, family, history
CountryGermany, France, USA

Two families attempt a daredevil plan to escape the GDR with a homemade hot air balloon, but it crashes just before the border. The Stasi finds traces of this attempt to escape and immediately starts investigations, while the two families are forced to build a new escape balloon. With each passing day the Stasi is closer on their heels – a nerve-wracking race against time begins.

Citizen X (1995)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, history
CountryUSA, Hungary
Duration01:43

Based on the true story of a Russian serial killer who, over many years, claimed victim to over 50 people. His victims were mostly under the age of 17. In what was then a communists state, the police investigations were hampered by bureaucracy, incompetence and those in power. The story is told from the viewpoint of the detective in charge of the case.

To Kill a Priest (1988)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, history
CountryFrance, USA
Duration01:57

A young priest speaks out against the Communist regime in Poland and is killed for it.

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military, history
CountryUSA, Malta, Morocco
Duration02:20

An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.

The Rainmaker (1997)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:10

When Rudy Baylor, a young attorney with no clients, goes to work for a seedy ambulance chaser, he wants to help the parents of a terminally ill boy in their suit against an insurance company. But to take on corporate America, Rudy and a scrappy paralegal must open their own law firm.

Chappaquiddick (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA, Sweden
Duration02:21

Ted Kennedy's life and political career become derailed in the aftermath of a fatal car accident in 1969 that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne.

State of Affairs (2014)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA

Each day the President is faced with dozens of life and death decisions, and to prioritize the biggest international crises facing the country, one top CIA analyst - Charleston Tucker - assembles the President's Daily Briefing.This list of the most vital security issues facing the nation brings with it moral and political judgment calls for Charleston and her trusted group of brilliant analysts at the agency. Aside from the political minefields she has to walk, Charlie has a close personal relationship with the President because she was once engaged to her son before a tragic terrorist attack took his life. Charlie survived that attack and is now determined to bring the perpetrators to justice.Navigating a complex personal life and a pressure-cooker profession is, of course, a challenge, and Charlie sometimes engages in boundary-pushing behavior to avoid facing her grief. But when the clock strikes 2 a.m., she is all about her job - protecting her nation, serving her president and still trying to get to the bottom of her fiancé's murder that will reveal itself as a shocking mystery.

The Divide (2011)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantastic, thriller, thriller, drama, drama
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada, France
Duration02:02

Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic.

Paranoia (2013)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA, India, France
Duration01:46

An entry-level employee at a powerful corporation finds himself occupying a corner office, but at a dangerous price: he must spy on his boss's old mentor to secure for him a multi-billion dollar advantage.




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