Movies like Enemy of the State

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Enemy of the State (1998)
 7.3
 212K
Enemy of the State (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, 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, twists and turns, serious, realistic, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, fighting the system, manhunt, satellite, witnessing a crime, uncover truth, conspiracy, mexican standoff, secret hideout, life is a bitch, evidence, politics, paranoia, lawyer, privacy, state affairs, corruption, political conspiracy, espionage, murder, investigation, machismo, identity, on the run, gadget ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., usa

Most similar movies to Enemy of the State

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and suspense films with plots about murder, chase, assassination, secrets, conspiracy, corruption and dialogue mostly in Thriller, Action and Mystery genres. Some movies like Enemy of the State: The Bourne Ultimatum (2007), Three Days of the Condor (1975), Shooter (2007), Eagle Eye (2008), Unknown (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, chases and races, manhunt, fighting the system, danger, secret agents, conspiracy, corruption, uncover truth, violence, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: langley virginia, europe, madrid, england, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspenseful, suspense, intense, exciting ...
Plot: cia, political conspiracy, manhunt, fighting the system, on the run, life turned upside down, uncover truth, espionage, who to trust, assassination attempt, off the grid, female partner ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, middle east, vermont, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 289K
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, false accusation, on the run, patriotism, cover up, senator, master warrior, chases and races, manhunt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kentucky, tennessee, langley virginia, ethiopia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 166K
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, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: technology gone awry, chase, computers and web, law enforcement, fbi, surveillance, mysterious character, investigation, life turned upside down, technology, mind game, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: pentagon, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 234K
Unknown (2011)
Genre: Action, Mystery, 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: suspenseful, tense, mind bending, twists and turns, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, manipulations, uncover truth, mysterious character, life turned upside down, investigation, danger, coma, hidden identity, crimes, mystery, chase ...
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, suspense, clever, exciting ...
Plot: conspiracy, chase, cia, taxi driver, obsession, paranoia, political conspiracy, murder, manhunt, torture, fbi, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Bourne Identity (2002)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Czech Republic
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: exciting, suspenseful, intense, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, escape, tough heroes, amnesia, spy, cia, assassin, car chase, haunted by the past, uncover truth, secret, government agency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, barcelona spain, hamburg germany, langley virginia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 56K
The Net (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Angela Bennett is a freelance software engineer who lives in a world of computer technology. When a cyber friend asks Bennett to debug a new game, she inadvertently becomes involved in a conspiracy that will soon turn her life upside down. While on ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: programmer, hacker, chase, computer virus, espionage, computer cracker, stalking, computer, woman in danger, danger, chases and races, computer genius ...
Time: 90s, year 1995, 1990s
Place: california, san francisco, usa, washington d.c., mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 281K
Jack Reacher (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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
Plot: loner, murder, investigation, ex military, sniper, drifter, lone wolves, crimes, vigilantism, conspiracy, false accusation, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh, ohio
⇓ 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, serious, captivating ...
Plot: political conspiracy, state affairs, murder, political corruption, politics, crime, fighting the system, supreme court, professor, investigation, fbi, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 243K
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
Plot: manhunt, frame up, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, escape, on the run, betrayal, fugitives, death sentence, doctor, corruption, framed for murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, serious, stylized, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, cia, tough heroes, manhunt, spy, fighting the system, uncover truth, chases and races, espionage, assassin, amnesia, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: russia, europe, italy, germany, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 45K
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, on the run, frame up, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, witnessing a crime, crimes, chase, fbi, laboratory, secrets, conspiracy theory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 46K
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, secret service agent, assassination, crime, uncover truth, state affairs, witnessing a crime, crimes, family relations, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Echelon Conspiracy (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, 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: tense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, chase, danger, undercover, a.i., government agency, computer system, on the run, technology gone awry, computers and web, chaos, conspiracy theory ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: usa, europe, bangkok thailand, moscow russia, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 32K
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, tense, sexy, stylized, serious ...
Plot: kgb, murder, cold war, military, political corruption, love triangle, neo noir, mole, danger, race against time, u.s. navy, limousine ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pentagon, usa, washington d.c., manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Clear and Present Danger (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cia, mercenary, conspiracy, sniper, politics, helicopter, president, espionage, assassination, rescue, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: colombia, usa, washington d.c., venezuela, panama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 275K
Salt (2010)
Genre: Action, Mystery, 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: suspense, surprise ending, exciting, twists and turns, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: double agent, female protagonist, spy, cia, espionage, secret service, chase, assassination, russian, on the run, agent as target, russian spy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: soviet union, usa, new york, russia, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
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, witnessing a crime, crimes, intrigue, manhunt, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.8
 105K
The Firm (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Mitch McDeere is a young man with a promising future in Law. About to sit his Bar exam, he is approached by 'The Firm' and made an offer he doesn't refuse. Seduced by the money and gifts showered on him, he is totally oblivious to the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: law firm, moral dilemma, mafia, surveillance, lawyer, crimes, fighting the system, blackmail, seduction, murder, ambition, fbi ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, memphis, tennessee, harvard university, louisiana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Edge of Darkness (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As a seasoned homicide detective, Thomas Craven has seen the bleakest side of humanity. But nothing prepares him for the toughest investigation of his life: the search for his only daughter Emma's killer. Now, he is on a personal mission to ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, bleak, rough, captivating ...
Plot: murder, uncover truth, vengeance, investigation, fighting the system, dishonesty, corruption, revenge, violence, law enforcement, death of daughter, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 8K
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, investigation, military, airport, nato, assassination attempt, soldier, sergeant, prisoner, state affairs, riddles and clues, secret agents ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, russia, europe, chicago illinois, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 88K
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, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, cia, on the run, agent, chases and races, frame up, law enforcement, escape, mole, ex law enforcer, law enforcer killer, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 27K
Murder at 1600 (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A secretary is found dead in a White House bathroom during an international crisis, and Detective Harlan Regis is in charge of the investigation. Despite resistance from the Secret Service, Regis partners with agent Nina Chance. As political ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, investigation, secret service, politics, laser, political corruption, political thriller, white house, crime, law enforcement, passenger, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, asia, korea, washington d.c., north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.5
 55K
Bullitt (1968)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, 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, gunfight, witness protection, police investigation, burglary, against the rules, chase, witnessing a crime, deadly, law enforcement, political corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.1
 10K
Night Moves (1975)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Private detective and former football player Harry Moseby gets hired on to what seems a standard missing person case, as a former Hollywood actress whose only major roles came thanks to being married to a studio mogul wants Moseby to find and return ...
Style: tense, psychological, cynical, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, murder, missing person, femme fatale, espionage, mystery, infidelity, crimes, uncover truth, family problems, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, florida, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Narrow Margin (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Los Angeles District Attorney (Gene Hackman) is attempting to take an unwilling murder witness (Anne Archer) back to the United States from Canada to testify against a top-level mob boss. Frantically attempting to escape two deadly hit men sent to ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train ride, testimony, chase, witness protection, district attorney, hitman, police investigation, uncover truth, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, legal ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, canada, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.4
 37K
Blow Out (1981)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jack Terry is a master sound recordist who works on grade-B horror movies. Late one evening, he is recording sounds for use in his movies when he hears something unexpected through his sound equipment and records it. Curiosity gets the better of him ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: assassination, political conspiracy, politics, witnessing a crime, state affairs, amateur detective, hitman, conspiracy, crimes, nobody believes, life turned upside down, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.6
 138K
Vantage Point (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The attempted assassination of the American President is told and re-told from several different perspectives.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, surprise ending, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, terrorism, bomb, betrayal, chase, secret service, president, assassination, uncover truth, investigation, danger, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.5
 2K
Flashpoint (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two Texas border guards find a jeep buried for 20 years in the desert, with a skeleton, a scoped rifle, and a box with $800,000 in cash. They decide to keep the money, but quietly check up on the info they find. Soon the Feds are running all over ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police detective, partners against crime, mystery, witnessing a crime, tough law enforcer, danger, political conspiracy, friendship, reluctant partners, state affairs, political intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1963
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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