Movies like Enemy of the State

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Enemy of the State (1998)
 7.3
 226K
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, clever, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, serious, realistic, cult film, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, fighting the system, uncover truth, conspiracy, manhunt, satellite, intelligence, mexican standoff, privacy, secret hideout, life is a bitch, evidence, politics, wiretap, identity, paranoia, lawyer, witnessing a crime, corruption, political conspiracy, espionage, murder, investigation, state affairs, political thriller ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., baltimore, usa

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Most similar movies to Enemy of the State

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, serious and exciting films with plots about corruption, chase, assassination, conspiracy, runaway, surveillance and mentor mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Enemy of the State: Unknown (2011), Conspiracy Theory (1997), The Fugitive (1993), The Bourne Ultimatum (2007), Jack Reacher (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 248K
Unknown (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An American biologist attending a conference in Berlin awakens from a coma after a car accident, only to discover that someone has taken his identity and that no one, not even his wife, believes him. With the help of an illegal immigrant and a ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, twist ending, surprise ending, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, conspiracy, chase, uncover truth, investigation, mysterious character, manipulations, coma, danger, life turned upside down, hidden identity, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 2011
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, twists and turns, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: conspiracy, cia, chase, political conspiracy, taxi driver, obsession, paranoia, murder, manhunt, uncover truth, fbi, torture ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 266K
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, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: frame up, manhunt, escape, uncover truth, betrayal, protagonist as suspect, on the run, fugitives, framed for murder, neo noir, doctor, corruption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, secret agents, conspiracy, fighting the system, spy, chases and races, manhunt, corruption, danger, uncover truth, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: paris france, langley virginia, europe, london, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.0
 307K
Jack Reacher (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When a gunman takes five lives with six shots, all evidence points to the suspect in custody. On interrogation, the suspect offers up a single note: "Get Jack Reacher!" So begins an extraordinary chase for the truth, pitting Jack Reacher ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: ex military, loner, sniper, investigation, murder, lone wolves, crimes, drifter, dishonesty, frame up, conspiracy, heroes ...
Time: quarry, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh, pennsylvania, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 309K
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: intense, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, corruption, one man army, conspiracy, frame up, fbi, false accusation, cover up, sniper rifle, patriotism, swat team, master warrior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee, langley virginia, ethiopia, philadelphia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
96%
Three Days of the Condor (1975)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.
Style: tense, exciting, atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: cia, fighting the system, manhunt, espionage, uncover truth, who to trust, life turned upside down, conspiracy, political conspiracy, state affairs, off the grid, political thriller ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, middle east, venezuela, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 176K
Eagle Eye (2008)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: technology gone awry, computers and web, surveillance, chase, investigation, law enforcement, fbi, mysterious character, life turned upside down, intelligence, mind game, technology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: washington d.c., pentagon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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 6.6
 95K
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, law enforcer killer, ex law enforcer, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, chicago illinois, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Law Abiding Citizen (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, exciting, tense, psychological ...
Plot: vengeance, master criminal, vigilantism, fighting the system, justice, murder, prison, perfect crime, mind game, injustice, intelligence, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When a CIA operation to purchase classified Russian documents is blown by a rival agent, who then shows up in the sleepy seaside village where Bourne and Marie have been living. The pair run for their lives and Bourne, who promised retaliation ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, secret agents, on the run, spy, tough heroes, fighting the system, uncover truth, manhunt, one against many, chases and races, espionage, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: russia, europe, berlin germany, germany, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 205K
Safe House (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA, Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A dangerous CIA renegade resurfaces after a decade on the run. When the safe house he's remanded to is attacked by mercenaries, a rookie operative escapes with him. Now, the unlikely allies must stay alive long enough to uncover who wants them ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: cia, espionage, gunfight, on the run, secret agents, mercenary, corruption, betrayal, who to trust, danger, consulate, martial arts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: cape town south africa, africa, south africa, paris france, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Bourne Identity (2002)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Czech Republic, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Wounded to the brink of death and suffering from amnesia, Jason Bourne is rescued at sea by a fisherman. With nothing to go on but a Swiss bank account number, he starts to reconstruct his life, but finds that many people he encounters want him ...
Style: intense, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, secret agents, escape, political thriller, tough heroes, on the run, assassin, black ops, one against many, cia, amnesia, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, hamburg germany, langley virginia, barcelona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, manhunt, on the run, chase, false accusation, death row, assassination, top secret, crimes, betrayal, investigation, government agency ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Pelican Brief (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Two Supreme Court Justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everybody else wants her dead.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: political conspiracy, state affairs, crime, murder, political corruption, politics, fighting the system, crimes, supreme court, woman in danger, professor, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new orleans, new york, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
 48K
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 ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, frame up, on the run, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, crimes, witnessing a crime, chase, fbi, laboratory, secrets, conspiracy theory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Clear and Present Danger (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 141 min.
Story: CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cia, ambush, conspiracy, sniper, espionage, mercenary, politics, helicopter, president, assassination, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: colombia, usa, washington d.c., langley virginia, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The French Connection (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Tough narcotics detective 'Popeye' Doyle is in hot pursuit of a suave French drug dealer who may be the key to a huge heroin-smuggling operation.
Style: atmospheric, tense, realistic, breathtaking, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroin, drug lord, drug smuggling, police brutality, drug dealing, gangsters, anti heroes, anti hero, car chase, informant, neo noir, frenchman ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, marseille, manhattan new york city, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, twists and turns, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, secret agents, espionage, terrorism, conspiracy, sniper, undercover agent, surveillance, political conspiracy, undercover, murder, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, year 2001, 2010s ...
Place: russia, london, big ben london, pennsylvania, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 39K
Nick of Time (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gene Watson is a public accountant who arrives on a train at Union Station in Los Angeles, accompanied by his 6-year-old daughter Lynn. Because of his ordinary looks, he is approached by a pair of sinister people named Smith and Jones.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: assassination, kidnapping, accountant, race against time, hostage, politics, terrorism, conspiracy, murder, conspiracy theory, one day, assassination plot ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 61K
Bullitt (1968)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Senator Walter Chalmers is aiming to take down mob boss Pete Ross with the help of testimony from the criminal's hothead brother Johnny, who is in protective custody in San Francisco under the watch of police lieutenant Frank Bullitt. When a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, organized crime, police investigation, street racing, burglary, against the rules, gunfight, chase, witness protection, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, deadly ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 35K
No Way Out (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Navy Lt. Tom Farrell meets a young woman, Susan Atwell , and they share a passionate fling. Farrell then finds out that his superior, Defense Secretary David Brice, is also romantically involved with Atwell. When the young woman turns up dead, ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, sexy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, love triangle, danger, mystery, military, political corruption, army investigation, neo noir, kgb, crimes, mysterious character, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., pentagon, usa, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mission: Impossible (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, cia, espionage, mission, chase, undercover, spy, betrayal, double agent, terrorist, embassy, secret service ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: prague, paris france, london, usa, virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, political corruption, on the run, assassination, betrayal, witnessing a crime, intrigue, crimes, assassination attempt, conspiracy, political intrigue ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 50K
Absolute Power (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A master thief coincidentally is robbing a house where a murder in which the President of The United States is involved occurs in front of his eyes. He is forced to run yet may hold evidence that could convict the President. A political thriller ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: secret service, political corruption, family relations, crimes, assassination, crime, state affairs, witnessing a crime, uncover truth, deadly, dishonesty, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 129K
The Recruit (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A brilliant CIA trainee must prove his worth at the Farm, the agency's secret training grounds, where he learns to watch his back and trust no one.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: cia, spy, double agent, basic training, espionage, betrayal, hotshot hero, rookie, mole, gunfight, dangerous attraction, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, washington d.c., usa, peru, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
Echelon Conspiracy (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Mysterious cell phone messages promise a young American engineer untold wealth - then make him the target of a deadly international plot. Dangerous security operatives chase the engineer across the globe, while a powerful government official pursues ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, chase, a.i., undercover, danger, technology gone awry, computers and web, chaos, computer system, government agency, on the run, conspiracy theory ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: usa, washington d.c., europe, paris france, maryland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 295K
Salt (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude ...
Style: twists and turns, suspense, surprise ending, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female protagonist, cia, female spy, espionage, double agent, spy, strong female lead, secret service, female assassin, agent as target, chase, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, soviet union, russia, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 9K
The Package (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Experienced Green Beret sergeant Johnny Gallagher is escorting a prisoner, Airborne Ranger Thomas Boyette, back to the US, but Boyette escapes and Gallagher must risk life and limb to catch him.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, military, soldier, airport, assassination attempt, sergeant, prisoner, investigation, politics, conspiracy, state affairs, government agency ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, chicago illinois, europe, russia, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.9
 103K
Patriot Games (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When CIA Analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets Jack and his family as revenge.
Style: intense, suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, spy, cia, assassination, boat chase, danger, rivalry, revenge, hitman, master criminal, family in danger, secret agents ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, ireland, london, washington d.c., new england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%