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Chain Reaction (1996)
 5.6
 46K
Chain Reaction (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two researchers in a green alternative energy project are put on the run when they are framed for murder and treason.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, intense, surprise ending, entertaining, ridiculous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, conspiracy, on the run, protagonist as suspect, crimes, witnessing a crime, uncover truth, chase, fbi, laboratory, secrets, conspiracy theory, cia, heroes, inventions and discoveries, fighting the system, life is a bitch, rebellion, fugitives, manhunt, society, chases and races, dishonesty, law enforcement, scientific research ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, san francisco

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and exciting films with plots about chases and races, murder, chase, on the run, crimes, dishonesty and violence mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Chain Reaction: Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014), The Fugitive (1993), Enemy of the State (1998), Shadow Conspiracy (1997), U.S. Marshals (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, intense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, secret agents, terrorism, conspiracy, sniper, surveillance, undercover, murder, race against time, dishonesty, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: russia, moscow russia, manhattan new york city, pennsylvania, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 248K
The Fugitive (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Wrongfully accused of murdering his wife, Richard Kimble escapes from the law in an attempt to find her killer and clear his name. Pursuing him is a team of U.S. marshals led by Deputy Samuel Gerard, a determined detective who will not rest until ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, manhunt, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, escape, on the run, framed for murder, betrayal, fugitives, doctor, corruption, death sentence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Enemy of the State (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Hotshot Washington lawyer, Robert Dean becomes a victim of high-tech identity theft when a hacker slips an incriminating video into his pocket. Soon, a rogue National Security agent sets out to recover the tape – and destroy Dean.
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, surveillance, fighting the system, satellite, witnessing a crime, uncover truth, conspiracy, mexican standoff, secret hideout, life is a bitch, evidence, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Shadow Conspiracy (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bobby Bishop (Sheen) is a special assistant to the President of the United States. Accidentally, he meets his friend professor Pochenko on the street. Pochenko has time to tell Bishop about some conspiracy in the White House but then immediately ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, on the run, political corruption, assassination, betrayal, intrigue, assassination attempt, crimes, witnessing a crime, life turned upside down, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 90K
U.S. Marshals (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: U.S. Marshal Sam Gerard is accompanying a plane load of convicts from Chicago to New York. The plane crashes spectacularly, and Mark Sheridan escapes. But when Diplomatic Security Agent John Royce is assigned to help Gerard recapture Sheridan, it ...
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, frame up, cia, on the run, agent, chases and races, law enforcement, escape, mole, ex law enforcer, law enforcer killer, obstacle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.2
 294K
Shooter (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: 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.
Style: exciting, intense, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, corruption, frame up, fbi, master warrior, false accusation, on the run, patriotism, cover up, one man army, senator, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kentucky, washington d.c., langley virginia, tennessee ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.7
 16K
F/X (1986)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A movies special effects man is hired by a government agency to help stage the assassination of a well known gangster. When the agency double cross him, he uses his special effects to trap the gangster and the corrupt agents.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, assassin, corruption, murder, manhunt, car chase, deception, disguise, witness protection, assassination, gangsters, mission of murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Conspiracy Theory (1997)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A man obsessed with conspiracy theories becomes a target after one of his theories turns out to be true. Unfortunately, in order to save himself, he has to figure out which theory it is.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, clever, exciting ...
Plot: conspiracy, chase, cia, taxi driver, obsession, paranoia, political conspiracy, murder, manhunt, torture, fbi, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 98K
Eraser (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: U.S. Marshall John Kruger erases the identities of people enrolled in the Witness Protection Program. His current assignment is to protect Lee Cullen, who's uncovered evidence that the weapons manufacturer she works for has been selling to ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: betrayal, treason, conspiracy, witnessing a crime, gunfight, witness, witness protection, on the run, corporate crime, deception, one man army, arms dealer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, twentieth century, 1990s, year 1996 ...
Place: new york, usa, california, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.6
 5K
Most Wanted (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sgt. James Dunn, who is wrongly accused of assassination of the officer he had a row with, is saved from death row and recruited for top-secret special operations squad led by Lt. Col Grant Casey. Their mission is to neutralize criminals who had ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, on the run, chase, manhunt, death row, assassination, false accusation, top secret, investigation, crimes, betrayal, political conspiracy ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.7
 28K
The Art of War (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When ruthless terrorists threaten to bring down the United Nations, they frame the one man they believe can stop them: an international security expert named Shaw. Now he must run from his own allies and become a solitary force for good, as he tries ...
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, translator, frame up, espionage, secret agents, deadly, political conspiracy, crimes, heroes, conspiracy, gunfight, car chase ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: china, new york, usa, hong kong, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.5
 1K
Persecuted (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nationally acclaimed evangelist John Luther is the last obstacle in the way of sweeping religious reform in the States. When a U.S. Senator and Luther's own supporters abduct and frame him in the murder of an innocent teenage girl, an ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending, suspense
Plot: frame up, manhunt, politics, on the run, danger, rivalry, clergy, deadly, political conspiracy, law enforcement, religions or cults, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Fugitive: The Chase Continues (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Fugitive is a remake of the 1963 TV series of the same name that aired for one season on CBS between October 6, 2000 and May 25, 2001. It stars Tim Daly as Dr. Richard Kimble, Mykelti Williamson as lieutenant Philip Gerard, and Stephen Lang as ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, frame up, murder, bounty hunter, manhunt, chases and races, crime, chase, escaped prisoner, murder suspect, loss of daughter, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.9
 31K
Hard Rain (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Denmark, France, Japan, New Zealand, Germany, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Get swept up in the action as an armored car driver (Christian Slater) tries to elude a gang of thieves (led by Morgan Freeman) while a flood ravages the countryside. Hard Rain is "a wild, thrilling, chilling action ride" filled with close ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, evacuation, crime, dishonesty, armored car, chase, danger, heist, disaster film, rain, sheriff, redemption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new orleans, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Contractor (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Former CIA Operative, James Dial is coaxed back into action to kill a terrorist in London, but it all goes wrong and he is forced into hiding, where he meets and befriends a 12 year old girl.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, betrayal, assassination, manhunt, crimes, hitman, murder, law enforcer killer, heroes, friendship, on the run, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, usa, london, europe, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.3
 123K
The Negotiator (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The police try to arrest expert hostage negotiator Danny Roman, who insists he's being framed for his partner's murder in what he believes is an elaborate conspiracy. Thinking there's evidence in the Internal Affairs offices that ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, intellectual, serious, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: false accusation, hostage, frame up, police corruption, corruption, police, uncover truth, innocence, swat, conspiracy, hostages, murder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
 2K
Run (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While conveying a Porsche from L.A. to Atlantic City, student Charlie has to make a stop due to engine trouble. Mistaken as rich, he's invited to a big poker game -- and wins big time. However Denny Halloran, son of a mighty mobster, is a bad ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: on the run, chase, police corruption, gambling, fugitives, gangsters, crime, chases and races, criminal heroes, crimes, criminal's revenge, captivity ...
Time: 90s, 80s, future
Place: boston, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Prison Break: The Final Break (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The movie covers the events which occurred in between the downfall of The Company and the finale of the series. It details the arrest and incarceration of Sara Tancredi, the final escape plan which Michael devises for Sara. It also reveals the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, daring rescue, self sacrifice, escapades, crimes, fbi, twists & turns, runaway, prison escape, vengeance, happy ending, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: florida, israel, new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 26K
Money Talks (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Money Talks is a 1997 American comedy film directed by Brett Ratner. Sought by police and criminals, a small-time huckster makes a deal with a TV newsman for protection.
Style: exciting, realistic, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, chase, media, murder, mexican standoff, partners, journalism, protagonist as suspect, crimes, chases and races, law enforcement, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
 14K
Edison (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Upon discovering a den of corrupt policemen, a fresh-faced journalist makes a shaky allies in a jaded reporter and investigator for a powerful district attorney.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: police corruption, journalist, police brutality, fighting the system, crimes, uncover truth, legal, dishonesty, investigation, crime, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: boston, new orleans, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 46K
The Sentinel (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A secret service agent is framed as the mole in an assassination attempt on the president. He must clear his name and foil another assassination attempt while on the run from a relentless FBI agent.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: frame up, secret service, political thriller, investigation, assassination attempt, double agent, on the run, blackmail, law enforcement, treason, false accusation, special agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Storm Catcher (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A renegade general plots to bomb Washington using a new top secret jet called the Storm Catcher. The only trouble is only one man is capable of flying it. So they seek to put him on the run in a conspiracy that makes him appear to have murdered ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, dishonesty, political conspiracy, state affairs, false accusation, one man army, danger, confined, crime, chases and races, heroes, wrongfully committed ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France, Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bourne is brought out of hiding once again by reporter Simon Ross who is trying to unveil Operation Blackbriar, an upgrade to Project Treadstone, in a series of newspaper columns. Information from the reporter stirs a new set of memories, and Bourne ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, fighting the system, manhunt, chases and races, secret agents, corruption, danger, spy, conspiracy, uncover truth, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: langley virginia, europe, madrid, morocco, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
House of the Rising Sun (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ray, an ex-cop, is starting a new life looking to stay out of trouble. One evening, on Ray's watch, the nightclub he works for is robbed and the owner's son is shot dead. As his criminal past is exposed Ray hunts for the person responsible ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, nightclub, protagonist as suspect, crimes, heroes, on the run, chases and races, crime, gangsters, investigation, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.1
 303
Moving Target (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A bounty hunter with a pregnant wife who is urging him to get a regular job gets framed for murder and trapped in a war between Russian gangsters.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, chase, criminal's revenge, gangsters, heroes, chases and races, murder, deadly, track down, fugitives, crime, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 23K
The Contract (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Attempting to recover from a recent family trauma by escaping into the woods for a peaceful hiking trip, an ex-lawman and his young son stumble across a dangerous contract killer.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, chase, fbi, family problems, parents and children, danger, wilderness, serial killer, crimes, family relations, planned murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 167K
Taken 3 (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ex-government operative Bryan Mills finds his life is shattered when he's falsely accused of a murder that hits close to home. As he's pursued by a savvy police inspector, Mills employs his particular set of skills to track the real killer ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, murder, on the run, frame up, revenge, kidnapping, father daughter relationship, framed for murder, chase, uncover truth, chases and races, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, europe, santa monica california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.4
 8K
Black Dog (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-con takes a job driving a truck cross country. What he doesn't know is that the truck is filled with illegal weapons and now he must fight to survive and save his family.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, rescue, chase, chases and races, danger, partners, crimes, race against time, on the run, one man army, husband wife relationship, organized crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.8
 11K
Shoot to Kill (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a cunning murderer vanishes into the rugged mountains of the Pacific Northwest, pursuing FBI agent Warren Stantin must exchange familiar city streets for unknown wilderness trails. Completely out of his element, Stantin is forced to enlist the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, adventure, chase, serial killer, investigation, wilderness, on the run, fbi, police, crimes, uncover truth ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.3
 224
A Time to Die (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A female photographer teams up with a policeman to try to bring down a corrupt police officer who framed her for drug possession and during her investigation, finds that not everything, or everyone, is what they appear to be.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, custody, murder, frame up, photographer, heroes, witnessing a crime, wrongfully committed, crime, protagonist as suspect, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%