10 best movies like Official Secrets (2019)

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Movies similar to Official Secrets (2019): The Report, Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House, Roman J. Israel, Esq., Aftermath, All the Money in the World, Kidnap, American Crime Story, Denial, Misconduct, Snowden.

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The Report (2019)
CharactersJournalists, Psychologists
PlotInvestigation, Political

The story of Daniel Jones, lead investigator for the US Senate’s sweeping study into the CIA's Detention and Interrogation Program, which was found to be brutal, immoral and ineffective. With the truth at stake, Jones battled tirelessly to make public what many in power sought to keep hidden.

Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrethriller, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:14
CharactersJournalists, Presidential, FBI
PlotIntrigue, Mystery, Political
PlaceNew York, USA

The story of Mark Felt, who under the name "Deep Throat" helped journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the Watergate scandal in 1974.

Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.4)
Genredrama, crime
CountryCanada, United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration02:35
CharactersLawyers, Friends, Heroes, Hired assassins
PlotInvestigation, Money
PlaceCanada, USA

Hard-nosed liberal lawyer Roman J. Israel has been fighting the good fight forever while others take the credit. When his partner – the firm’s frontman – has a heart attack, Israel suddenly takes on that role. He soon discovers some unsettling truths about the firm – truths that conflict with his values of helping the poor and dispossessed – and finds himself in an existential crisis that leads to extreme actions.

Aftermath (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:08
CharactersKillers, Family, Lawyers
PlotDisasters, Death, Hatred, Investigation, Depression, Survival
PlaceAircraft, USA
StyleAtmospheric, Disturbing, Exciting

A fatal plane crash changes the lives of Roman and Jake forever. Roman loses his wife and daughter in the accident, while Jake, his mind as he happens to be the air traffic controller, who fails to avert the nightmare. Rage and revenge engulfs Roman and Jake finds himself swamped with guilt and regret. Can the two make peace with the past?

All the Money in the World (2017)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUSA, Italy, United Kingdom
Duration02:08
CharactersMafia, Police, Detectives, Mothers, Billionaires
PlotLove, Abduction, Investigation, Blackmail
PlaceUSA
StyleAction

The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom.

Kidnap (2017)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrethriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersPolice, Mothers
PlotInvestigation, Chase
PlaceUSA

A mother (in her Minivan) stops at nothing to recover her kidnapped son.

American Crime Story (2016)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:22
CharactersLawyers, Police
PlotInvestigation, Chase
PlaceHospitals, USA, Court

An anthology series centered around some of history's most famous criminals.

Denial (2016)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:36
CharactersLawyers, Jews, Journalists
PlaceEngland, London, Court

Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel.

Misconduct (2016)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:42
CharactersLawyers
PlotInvestigation
PlaceUSA, Court
StyleExciting, Action, For men

An ambitious lawyer finds himself caught in a power struggle between a corrupt pharmaceutical executive and his firm’s senior partner. When the case takes a deadly turn, he must race to uncover the truth before he loses everything.

Snowden (2016)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrethriller, drama, biography
CountryFrance, Germany, USA
Duration02:23
CharactersSpy
PlotBetrayal, Tracking
PlaceUSA

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

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Allied (2016)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.1)
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, military
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:39
PlotLove, Investigation
PlaceEngland

In 1942, an intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war.

Conviction (2016)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration03:03
CharactersLawyers, Police
PlotInvestigation, Blackmail
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleFascinating

A brilliant young attorney, who is also the daughter of a former U.S. president, is blackmailed to head up LA's new Conviction Integrity Unit. She and her team investigate cases where people may have been wrongly convicted.

Boy Missing (2016)
Mark5 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrethriller, crime
CountrySpain
Duration00:51
CharactersLawyers, Police, Mothers, Single mothers
PlotMoney, Weapon
PlaceForest, Spain, School, Court
StyleUnexpected ending, Disturbing

Víctor is a child who is found casually roaming by a country road. His mother, Patricia, a well-known lawyer specialist in media trails, realizes about it and she goes to the hospital, where explains to the police that Víctor is deaf, and he's unable to talk, speaking using sign language. In the police headquarter Víctor explains that he was kidnapped by a strange man when we was entering to the school. The police identifies a possible suspect named Charlie, a man with money troubles and an 8-months pregnant wife who can't explain where he was when Víctor was kidnapped from the school. Seeing the inability of the police to arrest Charlie after some failed attempts to meet Víctor, Patricia contacts Raúl, Patricia's former love interest and Víctor's father, to ask him that he or a friends of him threat seriously Charlie. But when is discovered that Víctor made a false identification, Patricia tries to stop Raúl, starting a chain of events which consequences will be out of control...

Bull (2016)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration04:55
CharactersLawyers, Lawyers, Psychologists
PlotInvestigation

Dr. Jason Bull is the brilliant, brash, and charming founder of a hugely successful trial consulting firm.

In Her Name (2016)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, biography
CountryFrance, Germany
Duration01:40
CharactersTeens, Killers, Fathers, Lawyers
PlotInvestigation
PlaceFrance, Germany, Court, Prison

In 1982, André Bamberski learns about the death of his 14 year-old daughter, Kalinka, while she was on vacation with her mother and stepfather in Germany. Convinced that Kalinka’s death was not an accident, Bamberski begins to investigate. A botched autopsy report raises his suspicions and leads him to accuse Kalinka’s stepfather, Dr Dieter Krombach, as the murderer. Unable to indict Krombach in Germany, Bamberski attempts to take the trial to France, where he will dedicate his life to Kalinka’s justice and the imprisonment of Krombach.

Confirmation (2016)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:15
CharactersLawyers
PlotPolitical
PlaceUSA, Court

Judge Clarence Thomas' nomination to the United States' Supreme Court is called into question when former colleague, Anita Hill, testifies that he had sexually harassed her.

Rustom (2016)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryIndia
Duration03:08
PlotMystery, Investigation, Love
PlaceEngland, India, London, Court

Rustom Pavri, an honourable officer of the Indian Navy shoots his friend Vikram to death after discovering that his wife Cynthia had an affair with the rich businessman. The Commander surrenders himself to the Police immediately and admits to have killed Vikram but pleads 'not guilty' in court. Is he convicted or acquitted?

Bastille Day (2016)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.3)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA, Luxembourg
Duration02:25
CharactersPolice, Spy
PlotInvestigation
PlaceFrance, England

Michael Mason is an American pickpocket living in Paris who finds himself hunted by the CIA when he steals a bag that contains more than just a wallet. Sean Briar, the field agent on the case, soon realises that Michael is just a pawn in a much bigger game and is also his best asset to uncover a large-scale conspiracy.

Frequency (2016)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersPolice, Friends, Mothers, Fathers
PlotTime travel, Investigation, Fate
PlaceUSA
StyleFascinating, Exciting, Disturbing

Detective Raimy Sullivan is stunned when a voice suddenly crackles through her father’s old, long-broken ham radio – it’s Frank Sullivan, somehow transmitting over the airwaves and through the decades from 1996. Separated by twenty years, father and daughter have reunited on a frequency only they can hear, but can they rewrite the story of their lives without risking everyone they love?

Jason Bourne (2016)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, China
Duration02:17
CharactersHackers, Spy, CIA
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Skirmishes, Martial Arts
PlaceUSA

The most dangerous former operative of the CIA is drawn out of hiding to uncover hidden truths about his past.

Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders (2016)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure, cartoon, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersDetectives, Superhero
PlotInvestigation, Computers
PlaceUSA

Adam West and Burt Ward returns to their iconic roles of Batman and Robin. Featuring the voices of Adam West, Burt Ward, and Julie Newmar, the film sees the superheroes going up against classic villains like The Joker, The Riddler, The Penguin and Catwoman, both in Gotham City… and in space.

Bridge of Spies (2015)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrethriller, drama, history
CountryUSA, Germany, India
Duration02:39
CharactersScouts, Lawyers, Spy
PlotOn real events
PlaceUSA, USSR
TimeCold War

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.

Spotlight (2015)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 8.1)
Genredrama, crime, biography, history
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:33
CharactersPolice, Journalists, Lawyers
PlotInvestigation
PlaceUSA

In 2001, editor Marty Baron of The Boston Globe assigns a team of journalists to investigate allegations against John Geoghan, an unfrocked priest accused of molesting more than 80 boys. Led by editor Walter "Robby" Robinson, reporters Michael Rezendes, Matt Carroll and Sacha Pfeiffer interview victims and try to unseal sensitive documents. The reporters make it their mission to provide proof of a cover-up of sexual abuse within the Roman Catholic Church.

The Judge (2014)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.4)
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersLawyers, Judge, Fathers
PlotInvestigation, Funeral
PlaceUSA, Court
StylePopular, Touching

A successful lawyer returns to his hometown for his mother's funeral only to discover that his estranged father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder.

The Fifth Estate (2013)
Mark3.6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrethriller, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Belgium
Duration02:08
PlotPolitical
StyleAction

A look at the relationship between WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his early supporter and eventual colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg, and how the website's growth and influence led to an irreparable rift between the two friends.

The Devil Inside (2012)
Mark4.8 (imdb: 4.2)
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:23
CharactersMothers
PlotInvestigation
PlaceItaly, USA
StyleHeavy, Disturbing

In Italy, a woman becomes involved in a series of unauthorized exorcisms during her mission to discover what happened to her mother, who allegedly murdered three people during her own exorcism.

A Dangerous Method (2011)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrethriller, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, Canada, Luxembourg
Duration01:39
CharactersPsychiatrists, Psychologists

Seduced by the challenge of an impossible case, the driven Dr. Carl Jung takes the unbalanced yet beautiful Sabina Spielrein as his patient. Jung’s weapon is the method of his master, the renowned Sigmund Freud. Both men fall under Sabina’s spell.

The Edge of Love (2008)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.3)
Genremelodrama, drama, military, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:50
CharactersPoets, Soldier
PlotRivalry, Love triangle, Intrigue
PlaceEngland
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense

The Edge of love is a love story of two feisty women and a brilliant, charismatic poet who love both women. One woman Vera Phillips who is his first love and whom he lost for ten year, while other one is his present wife Caitlin who is adventurous and felt same adventurous nature in this charismatic poet, Dylan Thomas, also.

Eagle Eye (2008)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:58
CharactersBrothers, Twins, Mothers
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Pads, Technology, Political, Abduction, Investigation
PlaceUSA

Jerry Shaw and Rachel Holloman are two strangers whose lives are suddenly thrown into turmoil by a mysterious woman they have never met. Threatening their lives and family, the unseen caller uses everyday technology to control their actions and push them into increasing danger. As events escalate, Jerry and Rachel become the country's most-wanted fugitives and must figure out what is happening to them.

Changeling (2008)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrethriller, drama, detective, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:21
CharactersMothers, Single mothers
PlotMissing people, Investigation
PlaceLos Angeles, USA
StyleAction

Christine Collins is overjoyed when her kidnapped son is brought back home. But when Christine suspects that the boy returned to her isn't her child, the police captain has her committed to an asylum.

Reservation Road (2007)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:42
CharactersKillers, Lawyers, Family, Musicians, Fathers
PlotRevenge, Justice, Investigation
PlaceUSA
StyleTouching

Two fathers' lives intersect when one of them is involved in a terrible and sudden hit-and-run car accident that leaves the other's son dead. In response, the two men (Joaquin Phoenix and Mark Ruffalo) react in unexpected ways as a reckoning looms in the near future.

Fracture (2007)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:48
CharactersKillers, Police, Family, Lawyers
PlotInvestigation
PlaceUSA, Court

A husband is on trial for the attempted murder of his wife, in what is seemingly an open/shut case for the ambitious district attorney trying to put him away. However, there are surprises for both around every corner, and, as a suspenseful game of cat-and-mouse is played out, each must manipulate and outwit the other.

Shooter (2007)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.2)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
CharactersSnipers
PlotInvestigation, Betrayal, False accusations
PlaceUSA, Court

A marksman living in exile is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the president. Ultimately double-crossed and framed for the attempt, he goes on the run to track the real killer and find out who exactly set him up, and why.

Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 4.2)
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:24
CharactersSpy, Parents, Family, Friends, Mothers, Fathers
PlotAdventure
PlaceUSA

Carmen's caught in a virtual reality game designed by the Kids' new nemesis, the Toymaker. It's up to Juni to save his sister, and ultimately the world.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersLawyers, Police, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Test
PlaceNew York, Court

The third installment of the “Law & Order” franchise takes viewers deep into the minds of its criminals while following the intense psychological approaches the Major Case Squad uses to solve its crimes.

The Insider (1999)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrethriller, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:37
CharactersJournalists

Tells the true story of a 60 Minutes television series exposé of the tobacco industry, as seen through the eyes of a real tobacco executive, Jeffrey Wigand

The Devil's Advocate (1997)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:24
CharactersLawyers, Demons, Killers
PlotFate, Love, Supernatural
PlaceNew York, Prison, Office, Hospitals, USA, Court
StyleAtmospheric

A hotshot lawyer gets more than he bargained for when he learns his new boss is Lucifer himself.

Mission: Impossible (1996)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.1)
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersSpecial agents, CIA, Spy
PlotDeath, Investigation, Chase, Betrayal, Skirmishes
PlaceUSA

When Ethan Hunt, the leader of a crack espionage team whose perilous operation has gone awry with no explanation, discovers that a mole has penetrated the CIA, he's surprised to learn that he's the No. 1 suspect. To clear his name, Hunt now must ferret out the real double agent and, in the process, even the score.

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