Movies and TV shows like Nikita 1997

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Nikita (1997)
 7.5
 9K
Nikita (1997)
Original name: La Femme Nikita
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: La Femme Nikita was a Canadian action/drama television series based on the French film Nikita by Luc Besson. The series was co-produced by Jay Firestone of Fireworks Entertainment and Warner Bros.. It was adapted for television by Joel Surnow. The series was first telecast in North America on the USA Network cable channel on January 13, 1997, and ran for five television seasons—until March 2001. The series was also aired in Canada on the over-the-air CTV Television Network. La Femme Nikita was the highest-rated drama on American basic cable during its first two seasons. It was also distributed in some other countries, and it continues to have a strong cult following.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, double agent, femme fatale, government agency, secret life, espionage, female killer, surveillance, cover up, female assassin, love, working undercover, adventure, danger, chases and races, workplace, undercover, mysterious past, mole, deception, disguise, undercover agent, secret organization, secret agent, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century

Most similar movies to Nikita

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and realistic films and TV series with plots about undercover, danger, secret agents, espionage, chases and races, spy and government agency mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Nikita: 24 (2001), Point of No Return (1993), Alias (2001), Intelligence (2014), Athena: Goddess of War (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
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Nikita (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Nikita will stop at nothing to expose and destroy Division, the secret U.S. agency who trained her as a spy and assassin.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female spy, female assassin, female killer, tough girl, secret government organization, spy, hitman, mole, danger, chases and races, heroine, taekwondo ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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57%
 8.3
 177K
24 (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: 24 is an American television series produced for the Fox network and syndicated worldwide, starring Kiefer Sutherland as Counter Terrorist Unit agent Jack Bauer. Each 24-episode season covers 24 hours in the life of Bauer, using the real time method ...
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist plot, special agents, terrorism, government agency, secret service, terrorist, race against time, revenge, president, heroes, interrogation, treason ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Point of No Return (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Hardened criminal Maggie Hayward's consistent violence, even in police custody, ends in the execution chamber. However, top-secret US government agent 'Bob' arranges a staged death, so Maggie can be elaborately trained as a phantom ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: female killer, hitman, lethal injection, murder, espionage, death sentence, female spy, undercover, danger, chases and races, addiction, haunted by the past ...
Time: future, 1990s, 90s
Place: california, washington d.c., venice, italy, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 47K
Alias (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Sydney Bristow, an agent who has been tricked to believe she is working for the U.S. government, is actually working for a criminal organization named the Alliance of Twelve. Upon learning this, Sydney becomes a double agent for the real CIA.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, boys' night
Plot: female spy, cia, double agent, secret identity, working undercover, secret agents, spy, martial arts, espionage, young woman, betrayal, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Intelligence (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A drama centered on a high-tech intelligence operative who is enhanced with a super-computer microchip in his brain, and the director of the elite government cyber-security agency who supports him.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hi-tech, government agency, computers and web, heroes, computer genius, life risking, secret agents, fellow agent, resourceful, computer system, working undercover, espionage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Athena: Goddess of War (2010)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Athena: Goddess of War is a South Korean espionage television drama series broadcast by SBS in 2010 and a spin-off of 2009's Iris. Budgeted at ₩20 billion like its predecessor, the two series are among the most expensive Korean dramas ever ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, secret agents, undercover, heroes, political conspiracy, rivalry, espionage, state affairs, assassination, government agency, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.2
 15K
Spooks (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Tense drama series about the different challenges faced by the British Security Service as they work against the clock to safeguard the nation. The title is a popular colloquialism for spies, and the series follows the work of a group of MI5 ...
Style: twists and turns, realistic, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cia, espionage, undercover, profanity, double life, double agent, working undercover, heroes, special agents, squad, trap ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe, united kingdom, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Own Worst Enemy (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: My Own Worst Enemy is an American television drama that aired on NBC in 2008. It premiered on October 13 and ended on December 15 after 9 episodes. The series was produced by Universal Media Studios. Jason Smilovic was the executive producer; David ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, split personality, secret agent, disorder, working undercover, danger, suburbs, workplace, undercover, adventure, espionage, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 7.9
 1K
The Agency (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Agency is a CBS television drama that followed the inner-workings of the CIA. The series was created by Michael Frost Beckner and was executive produced by Michael Frost Beckner, Shaun Cassidy Productions and Radiant Productions in association ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, cia, undercover, secret service, working undercover, government agency, deadly, state affairs, secret agents, terrorist, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 8K
Shiri (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 125 min.
Story: North Korea's 8th Special Forces hijacks a shipment of CTX, a potent new liquid explosive, and threatens South Korea as part of a plot to re-unify the two countries.Ryu and Lee, special agents of O.P., South Korea's secret intelligence ...
Style: exciting, stylized, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, female killer, female assassin, assassination, agent, spy, bomb, swat team, espionage, undercover, chases and races, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: korea, asia, seoul, north korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 27K
Covert Affairs (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A young CIA operative, Annie Walker, is mysteriously summoned to headquarters for duty as a field operative. While Annie believes she's been promoted for her exceptional linguistic skills, there may be something or someone from her past that ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cia, double life, secret agents, female spy, working undercover, characters in danger, mission gone awry, undercover, state affairs, workplace, blind character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.6
 631
Freefall (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 96 min.
Story: New York publisher Dex Dellum sends his fiancée and star photographer Katy Mazur to Swaziland to shoot the taita falcon. There she meets 'highman' (altitude stuntman) Grant Orion, who practices skydiving. After an initial clash, they ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, infidelity, martial arts, political conspiracy, political intrigue, government agency, undercover, crimes, espionage, working undercover, wilderness, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.5
 13K
Legends (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Working for the FBI's Deep Cover Operations division, Martin Odum can transform himself into a different person -- whether it's an assignment as a Serbian extremist, a corrupt Chicago police officer, a British special forces colonel, or a ...
Style: serious, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, working undercover, fbi, government agency, undercover, secret identity, espionage, state affairs, betrayal, mysterious character, chases and races, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.3
 70
Lektor (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Russia
TV show
Story: Car explosion in the centre of Moscow. The double agent in the Russian secret services. The international dealer the weapon «under a cap» at the British investigation. The dissident poisoned in London. The monk from Kosovo, rescuing a unique icon. ...
Style: serious, exciting, tricky, tense, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, spy, espionage, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, scandal, rescue, society, danger, counter intelligence, amateur, manipulation, traitor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.1
 13K
Deutschland 83 (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A gripping coming-of-age story set against the real culture wars and political events of Germany in the 1980s. The drama follows Martin Rauch as the 24 year-old East Germany native is pulled from the world as he knows it and sent to the West as an ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: espionage, cold war, working undercover, political intrigue, state affairs, undercover, rivalry, stasi, military, double agent, political unrest, archive footage ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: germany, german democratic republic, east germany, west germany, west berlin west germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.3
 784
Killer Wave (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 175 min.
TV show
Story: Suddenly the US east coast is hit by a type of natural disaster formerly reserved, except after a major earthquake, for the Pacific and Indian ocean rims: tidal waves of the destructive tsunami type. Scientist and fiction author John McAdams attends ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, save the day, danger, undercover, rescue, forces of nature, save the world, adventure, race against time, investigation, conspiracy, giant wave ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.7
 37K
MacGyver (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: MacGyver is an American action-adventure television series created by Lee David Zlotoff. Henry Winkler and John Rich were the executive producers. The show ran for seven seasons on ABC in the United States and various other networks abroad from 1985 ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: problem solving, secret agents, heroes, gadget, spy, crime fighter, poetic justice, adventure, race against time, intelligence, chases and races, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.8
 5K
The Company (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 286 min.
TV show
Story: Real-life figures from the Cold War era mix with a fictional story based on a group of CIA operatives and their counterparts in the KGB, MI6, and the Mossad.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, epic, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, cold war, spy, suspicion, undercover, betrayal, mole, double life, politics, state affairs, intrigue, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 50s, 60s, 70s
Place: europe, germany, russia, yale university, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Executioner (1970)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A British intelligence agent must track down a fellow spy suspected of being a double agent.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, talky, serious ...
Plot: espionage, spy, heroes, betrayal, secret agents, crimes, graphic violence, political corruption, working undercover, political conspiracy, adventure, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Mission: Impossible (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Mission: Impossible is an American television series that was created and initially produced by Bruce Geller. It chronicles the missions of a team of secret government agents known as the Impossible Missions Force. In the first season, the team is ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, espionage, undercover, iron curtain, secret agent, race against time, crimes, cold war, top secret, fighting crime, danger, government agency ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, paris france, east germany, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 5.1
 193
Midnight Man (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: British soldiers force a recently captured IRA terrorist to cooperate with them and then assign him to go undercover with a gang of terrorists and prevent them from killing the U.S. President. But the spy isn't in long before he realizes that ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, undercover, terrorism, ira, rivalry, crimes, danger, law enforcement, downfall, deadly, graphic violence, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.7
 3K
X Company (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: An emotionally-driven character drama, set in the thrilling and dangerous world of WWII espionage and covert operations. It follows the stories of five highly skilled young recruits - Canadian, American and British - torn from their ordinary lives ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: espionage, secret agents, heroic mission, working undercover, undercover, danger, war, world war two, rivalry, friendship, heroes, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Different Loyalty (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA, Malta
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In January 1963, British journalist Leo Cauffield suddenly disappears from his home in Beirut. His wife Sally knew that he was working part-time for British intelligence, but was not prepared to be told by the British embassy that they suspect he ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: espionage, betrayal, treason, working undercover, love affair, heroic mission, undercover, secret agents, danger, dishonesty, race against time, journalism ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 1960s
Place: middle east, russia, lebanon, moscow russia, ussr ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, betrayal, heroes, assassination, on the run, murder, conspiracy, secret agents, protagonist as suspect, undercover, rivalry, espionage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.5
 2K
Undercovers (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Five years after leaving the CIA to open a catering company, Steven and Samantha Bloom are recruited back into the agency by Carlton Shaw. They take on special missions the average agent cannot handle. Having made a pact to never discuss their pasts ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, working undercover, undercover, escapades, danger, partners, couple relations, disorder, couples, cia, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, suspenseful, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, chase, martial arts, good versus evil, race against time, on the run, heroes, adventure, one man army, murder, political conspiracy, undercover ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, poland, germany, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Covert One: The Hades Factor (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 160 min.
TV show
Story: Academy Award winner Mira Sorvino, Academy and Golden Globe Award winner Anjelica Huston and Stephen Dorff star in this nail-biting tale of action and intrigue about members of an elite undercover team who race against time to locate the source of a ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: computer cracker, secret agents, undercover, virus, conspiracy, race against time, spy, investigation, save the world, adventure, apocalypse, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., berlin germany, seattle washington, paris france, seattle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.4
 570
Counterstrike (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Secret Service agent and his brother, a reckless ATF agent, try to stop a group of extreme right-wing U.S. military mercenaries, led by a fanatic Taiwanese vixen, who hijack the Queen Mary 2 ocean liner with the U.S. and Chinese presidents on ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, rescue, adventure, daring rescue, confined, deadly, danger, save the day, race against time, special agents, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 4K
Agent X (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hidden from the view of the public - and even from the President - there is a top secret agent who is trained and ready to serve, deployed only at the careful discretion of the Vice President.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, heroic mission, politics, undercover, state affairs, heroes, vice president, spy, strong female presence, secret agent, daughter
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, sniper, conspiracy, undercover, undercover agent, surveillance, political conspiracy, murder, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, september 11 2001, year 2001 ...
Place: russia, london, manhattan new york city, afghanistan, pennsylvania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%