8 best movies like Operation Avalanche (2016)

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Movies similar to Operation Avalanche (2016): Secret Obsession, The Age of Shadows, The Gift, Gone Girl, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Gone Baby Gone, Don't Say a Word, Chinatown.

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Secret Obsession (2019)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 4.3)
Genrethriller, drama, detective
Duration01:55
CharactersManiacs, Detectives
PlotObsession, Lost memory, Mystery, Investigation
StyleNetflix, Tense, Disturbing, Action

Newlywed Jennifer is brutally attacked at a dark rest stop. While healing from her injuries, she can’t recall anything from her past, including the ordeal. Her husband, Russell , is just thankful she’s alive and eager to get her home. As he reintroduces her to their secluded mountain estate, Detective Page pursues Jennifer’s assailant — his own daughter went missing and was never found. The same fate now awaits Jennifer, unless someone realizes that her loving caretaker is actually her captor.

The Age of Shadows (2016)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, history
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:44
CharactersPolice, CIA
PlaceKorea, Trains, Japan, England

Set in the late 1920s, The Age of Shadows follows the cat-and-mouse game that unfolds between a group of resistance fighters trying to bring in explosives from Shanghai to destroy key Japanese facilities in Seoul, and Japanese agents trying to stop them.

The Gift (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 7)
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryAustralia, USA, China
Duration02:34
CharactersFamily, Friends, Newlyweds
PlotLove, Relationship, Pursuit
PlaceUSA
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense

A husband and wife try to reinvigorate their relationship but their lives are threatened by a "friend" from the husband's past who holds a horrifying secret about him, sending their world into a tailspin.

Gone Girl (2014)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersPolice
PlotPads, Missing people, Treason, Abduction, Mystery, Mystery, Investigation, Intrigue, Double life
PlaceNew York, Office, USA
StyleWorth watching, Unexpected ending, Fascinating

With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrethriller, detective
CountryFrance, United Kingdom, Germany
Duration02:07
CharactersSpecial agents, Scouts, Spy
PlotInvestigation
TimeCold War

In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet mole within his former colleagues at the heart of MI6.

Gone Baby Gone (2007)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
PlotInvestigation, Mystery

When 4 year old Amanda McCready disappears from her home and the police make little headway in solving the case, the girl's aunt, Beatrice McCready hires two private detectives, Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro. The detectives freely admit that they have little experience with this type of case, but the family wants them for two reasons - they're not cops and they know the tough neighborhood in which they all live. As the case progresses, Kenzie and Gennaro face drug dealers, gangs and pedophiles. When they are about to solve the case, they are faced with a moral dilemma that tears them apart.

Don't Say a Word (2001)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Australia, Luxembourg, Canada
Duration01:53
CharactersPsychiatrists
StyleDisturbing, Action

When the daughter of a psychiatrist is kidnapped, he's horrified to discover that the abductors' demand is that he break through to a post traumatic stress disorder suffering young woman who knows a secret..

Chinatown (1974)
Mark7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:10
PlotInvestigation

Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair, Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together.

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