Movies like Control Factor

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Control Factor (2003)
 5.1
 1K
Control Factor (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An average everyman discovers he's the unwitting target of an ultra secret domestic black-op centering on mind control.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mind control, brainwashing, manhunt, mind game, investigation, undercover, rivalry, political conspiracy, government agency, uncover truth, murder, supernatural ability, dishonesty, manipulation, conspiracy, supernatural, crimes, assassination attempt, witnessing a crime, political corruption, state affairs, sex, martial arts, pregnancy, split personality ...
Time: contemporary

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Most similar movies to Control Factor

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and psychological films with plots about dishonesty, crimes, murder, deadly, chases and races, danger and conspiracy mostly in Thriller, Action and Mystery genres. Some movies like Control Factor: Dead Awake (2001), Absolute Deception (2013), Unforgettable (1996), Conspiracy Theory (1997), Soul Assassin (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dead Awake (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An insomniac (Stephen Baldwin) who walks the streets at night witnesses a murder which triggers a strange chain of events.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: murder, insomnia, investigation, mystery, mind game, amateur detective, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, psychopath, law enforcement, crimes, witnessing a crime ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Absolute Deception (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A widowed reporter recruits the help of a federal agent to investigate her late husband's secrets, but the two become the target of unknown attackers. When FBI Agent John Nelson’s key informant, Miles, is abducted and shot, all that’s left ...
Style: psychological, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, special agents, uncover truth, undercover, investigation, manhunt, law enforcement, couple relations, dishonesty, journalism, espionage, agent as target ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, australia, hong kong, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Unforgettable (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Ray Liotta stars as a medical examiner who has been acquitted for his wife's murder but many still question his innocence. Obsessed with finding his wife's killer, a possible solution presents itself in an experimental serum designed by a ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, memory, mystery, investigation, serial killer, experiment, race against time, uncover truth, crimes, false accusation, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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: tense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: conspiracy, cia, chase, political conspiracy, manhunt, paranoia, surveillance, taxi driver, obsession, murder, uncover truth, fbi ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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Soul Assassin (2001)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Action
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Kevin Burke a young executive for a multinational investment bank, is a rising star in the Rotterdam office. Rewarded for his perceptive eye and mastery of foreign languages, Kevin receives the promotion he has been working for - a coveted spot on ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, conspiracy, undercover, uncover truth, dishonesty, vengeance, workplace intrigue, investigation, espionage, crimes, rivalry, betrayal ...
Time: future
Place: amsterdam, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Art of War II: Betrayal (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Agent Neil Shaw is called out of retirement and finds himself in the midst of a plot to assassinate several leading Senators with himself set-up to take the rap for a recent killing
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, betrayal, assassination, heroes, on the run, murder, conspiracy, political corruption, political conspiracy, frame up, politics, espionage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.0
 11K
The I Inside (2004)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Simon Cable wakes up in a hospital bed, confused and disoriented. He soon discovers from doctors that he has amnesia and is unable to remember the last two years of his life. Cable investigates what has happened to him and slowly pieces together his ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: memory loss, hospital, mystery, murder, nightmare, memory, uncover truth, paranoia, time loop, dishonesty, haunted by the past, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 2002, year 2000
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, on the run, political corruption, assassination, betrayal, assassination attempt, crimes, intrigue, witnessing a crime, conspiracy, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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The Killing Room (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Four volunteers sign up for what initially appears to be a typical paid research study, only to discover that they've unwittingly become involved with a classified government program that was said to have been terminated nearly two decades ago.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, suspense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: claustrophobia, missing person, manhunt, mind game, race against time, psychopath, memory loss, isolation, experiment gone awry, undercover, rivalry, voyeurism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, texas, antarctica, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.5
 402
Hidden Agenda (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young medical student travels to Berlin to investigate the apparent death of his brother and discovers a secret life of espionage, betrayal and murder at the highest levels.
Style: exciting, mind bending, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, estrangement, political conspiracy, doctors and patients, political intrigue, betrayal, state affairs, government agency, amateur detective, undercover, espionage, intrigue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, eastern europe, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.4
 406
Crusader (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The World Of Mass Communication Is About To Become Unplugged.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, journalism, uncover truth, investigation, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, terrorism, crimes, politics, political conspiracy, political corruption, frame up ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Witness to a Kill (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Queen's Messenger is called to convey vital dispatches to a highly secretive conference called to combat the activities of modern poachers who threaten the economies of many African states.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, murder, daring rescue, hotshot hero, heroic mission, government agency, undercover, dishonesty, political conspiracy, bodyguard, betrayal, assassination attempt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.1
 110K
Push (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After his father, an assassin, is brutally murdered, Nick Gant vows revenge on Division, the covert government agency that dabbles in psychic warfare and experimental drugs. Hiding in Hong Kong's underworld, Nick assembles a band of rogue ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, telekinesis, clairvoyance, supernatural, psychic, escapades, experiment, chase, precognition, undercover, heroes, government agency ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, year 1945
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Speed of Thought (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Joshua Lazarus (Nick Stahl) is a telepath who has been raised in a NSA foster home. Lazarus helps the government by using his abilities. He is told by the agency that the telepathy is a side effect of Widmann's Disease, and that he will become ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, thought provoking, cerebral
Plot: telepathy, supernatural, undercover, secret agents, love and romance, government agency, dishonesty, uncover truth, fall in love, supernatural ability, funeral, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Manchurian Candidate (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: When his army unit was ambushed during the first Gulf War, Sergeant Raymond Shaw saved his fellow soldiers just as his commanding officer, then-Captain Ben Marco, was knocked unconscious. Brokering the incident for political capital, Shaw eventually ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: political conspiracy, gulf war, conspiracy, sniper, mind control, brainwashing, senator, hypnosis, assassination, state affairs, political intrigue, mentally unstable ...
Time: 20th century, year 1991
Place: usa, washington d.c., new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 2.7
 4K
Attack Force (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Romania, UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marshall Lawson is the commander of an elite military unit. Marshall Lawson loses his strike-team in a cold-blooded and seemingly random attack, and he takes it upon himself to investigate the attack, with the help of his girlfriend Tia and his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, serial killer, criminal's revenge, police investigation, uncover truth, undercover, secret agents, investigation, adventure, frame up, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Breaking Dawn (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Within the confines of an insane asylum languish many would-be seers and messiahs. Medical students meet them day in, day out. But when Eve meets Don Wake, she discovers he's not your run-of-the-mill paranoic. In fact, his visions of her life ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, bleak, serious, mind bending
Plot: mental institution, paranoia, mental illness, mystery, investigation, mentally unstable, obsession, hospital, murder, doctors and patients, uncover truth, mind game ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.7
 4K
Hardwired (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a tragic accident Luke Gibson is left with critical injuries and complete amnesia. A new technological breakthrough from the Hexx Corporation - a Psi-Comp Implant that's hardwired into Luke's brain - saves his life, but Luke soon ...
Style: tense, futuristic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, on the run, mind control, corporate crime, amnesia, crimes, future dystopia, dishonesty, society, corporate crimes, murder, hacker ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 2.8
 285
After Midnight (2014)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When an exotic dancer is murdered at a seedy strip club, her sister Constance, a TV newscaster, goes undercover to find the killer. While working at the club, she quickly realizes that everyone is a suspect and that other dancers are being targeted. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, captivating, surprise ending
Plot: murder, investigation, undercover, serial killer, stripper, working undercover, uncover truth, amateur detective, vengeance, rivalry, loss of sister, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.2
 5K
Mirage (1965)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: New York City. David Stillwell struggles to recover his memory before the people who are trying to kill him succeed. Who is he, who are they, and why is he surrounded by murder?
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, tense ...
Plot: police detective, chase, investigation, manhunt, private detective, murder, crimes, dishonesty, mind game, uncover truth, old love, conspiracy ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 6K
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, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, on the run, chase, manhunt, political conspiracy, death row, false accusation, assassination, investigation, crimes, betrayal, government agency ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 2K
Zenith (2010)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a hellish future where human beings have become stupefied by the state of permanent happiness they have been genetically altered to experience, Jack offers relief via drugs that cause his customers the welcome phenomenon of pain. But when Jack ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, surreal, serious, experimental ...
Plot: mind game, conspiracy, investigation, uncover truth, track down, obsession, society, love and romance, dishonesty, life is a bitch, crimes, fall in love ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
 2K
Uncovered (1994)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While restoring a fifteenth-century painting Julia reveals a hidden Latin phrase. A series of murders begin to rock her small world of art experts, patrons and restorers, and she finds that the mystery of the painting is interwoven with the mystery ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: chess, murder, investigation, mind game, uncover truth, law enforcement, prostitute, dishonesty, amateur detective, race against time, inheritance, betrayal ...
Time: middle ages
Place: barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 2.6
 428
Firehead (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a Russian cyborg with telekinetic powers terrorizes a city, an elite government agency intervenes. Col. Vaughn convinces "regular guy" chemist, Warren Hart, to team up with a beautiful blonde agent to capture the menace. But Warren ...
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, bio weapon, conspiracy, heroic mission, track down, secret agents, supernatural ability, chase, adventure, special agents, rivalry, supernatural ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Foreigner (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This story is about a freelance agent (Seagal) who is the courier of a package from France to Germany. He soon finds that many people want to get their hands on it.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, secret agents, martial arts, good versus evil, adventure, heroes, race against time, on the run, one man army, political conspiracy, murder, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, poland, germany, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.6
 109
Fatal Justice (1994)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Somewhere near the Texas-Louisiana border, the CIA maintains a force of domestic assassins. So secret is their work that their retirement program is a bullet in the head. Up-and-coming hitwoman, Diana, gets the order to dispatch Mars, a legendary ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassin, conspiracy, parents and children, government agency, rivalry, aging, golden years, special agents, dishonesty, assassination attempt, mind game ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.4
 2K
Nemesis Game (2003)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, New Zealand, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Sara Novak is an introverted college student with a few skeletons in her closet. Shying away from classmates, she prefers to spend time with Vern, an older comic store owner who shares her passion for mind games and riddles. But when the riddles she ...
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: mind game, murder, uncover truth, investigation, riddles and clues, obsession, dangerous attraction, serial killer, college, woman in danger, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Ticking Clock (2011)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A reporter stumbles upon the journal of a murderer replete with plans to butcher specific people, and investigates on his own, finding that every trail leads to a 9-year-old orphan living in a group home.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, serial killer, investigation, journalism, media, crimes, race against time, secret, strong violent content, boy, rocket, orphan ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.2
 3K
Absolon (2003)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the near future, a virus has infected everyone on the planet, and Absolon is a drug that everyone must take to stay alive. One corporation controls the drug. Murchison is the leader of this firm. A scientist who was researching the virus is found ...
Style: bleak, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pandemic, disorder, chaos, fighting the system, undercover, uncover truth, plague, deadly virus, dishonesty, save the world, life is a bitch, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Groundstar Conspiracy (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A break-in and sabotage attempt occurs at a top secret research institute and the culprit is cornered and captured. The problem is that he's been badly injured and claims to have lost his memory entirely. A cat-and-mouse game ensues between ...
Style: serious, mind bending, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, torture, sabotage, government agency, law enforcement, heroes, obsessive quest, undercover, crimes, escapades, race against time, espionage ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%