Movies like Mission: Impossible 1996

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Mission: Impossible (1996)
 7.1
 363K
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 now must ferret out the real double agent and, in the process, even the score.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, serious, realistic, stylized, surprise ending, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, cia, espionage, undercover, mission, spy, chase, betrayal, secret service, double agent, murder, master villain, theft, helicopter, frame up, paranoia, danger, explosion, gadget, loss of friend, disguise, escape, faked death, conspiracy, heist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: prague, berlin germany, czech republic, virginia, langley virginia, kiev ukraine, prague czech republic ...

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Most similar movies to Mission: Impossible

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, entertaining, suspense and suspenseful films with plots about betrayal, chase, murder, car chase, mentor, revenge and catastrophe mostly in Action, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like Mission: Impossible: xXx (2002), Skyfall (2012), The Bourne Identity (2002), Quantum of Solace (2008), Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, Czech Republic, Russia, India, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Ethan Hunt and his team are racing against time to track down a dangerous terrorist named Hendricks, who has gained access to Russian nuclear launch codes and is planning a strike on the United States. An attempt to stop him ends in an explosion ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, espionage, mission, secret agents, skyscraper, explosion, teamwork, undercover, frame up, save the day, nuclear threat, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: russia, dubai, hungary, budapest hungary, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mission: Impossible III (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, China, Italy
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Retired from active duty to train new IMF agents, Ethan Hunt is called back into action to confront sadistic arms dealer, Owen Davian. Hunt must try to protect his girlfriend while working with his new team to complete the mission.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: espionage, disguise, mission, secret agents, nurse, secret, spy, double agent, gunfight, murder, gadget, villain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: shanghai, shanghai china, virginia, washington d.c., berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mission: Impossible II (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: With computer genius Luther Stickell at his side and a beautiful thief on his mind, agent Ethan Hunt races across Australia and Spain to stop a former IMF agent from unleashing a genetically engineered biological weapon called Chimera. This mission, ...
Style: exciting, stylized, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: espionage, undercover, helicopter, violence, antidote, double agent, motorcycle chase, computer, cia, secret agent, infected, secret service ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: spain, australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong, Austria
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate - an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, conspiracy, mission, danger, master villain, heroic mission, escapades, heroes, chases and races, secret agents, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, morocco, europe, langley virginia, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 5.9
 167K
xXx (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Xander Cage is your standard adrenaline junkie with no fear and a lousy attitude. When the US Government "recruits" him to go on a mission, he's not exactly thrilled. His mission: to gather information on an organization that may just ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, espionage, tough heroes, danger, double agent, mission, undercover, master villain, heroic mission, extreme sport, rivalry, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: prague, prague czech republic, california, europe, colombia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 597K
Skyfall (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, MI6 is attacked forcing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position to be challenged by Gareth Mallory, the new Chairman of ...
Style: captivating, intense, exciting, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, secret agent, british secret service, secret service, 007, explosion, secret service agent, secret agents, james bond, chases and races, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: china, england, turkey, europe, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: spy, on the run, escape, tough heroes, assassin, amnesia, cia, car chase, haunted by the past, uncover truth, secret, peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, hamburg germany, langley virginia, switzerland, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Quantum of Solace (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Quantum of Solace continues the adventures of James Bond after Casino Royale. Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. Pursuing his determination to uncover the truth, Bond and M interrogate ...
Style: exciting, intense, suspense, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, vengeance, secret service, espionage, betrayal, spy, interrogation, 007, undercover, james bond, cia, businessman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: bolivia, haiti, italy, russia, south america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, China, France, Norway, UK
Duration: 147 min.
Story: When an IMF mission ends badly, the world is faced with dire consequences. As Ethan Hunt takes it upon himself to fulfil his original briefing, the CIA begin to question his loyalty and his motives. The IMF team find themselves in a race against ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: spy, plutonium, motorcycle, race against time, countdown, hand to hand combat, gun, violence, handgun, helicopter, mountain, strong female character ...
Time: 2010s
Place: germany, berlin germany, paris france, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: russia, afghanistan, big ben london, moscow russia, pennsylvania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 225K
GoldenEye (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: James Bond must unmask the mysterious head of the Janus Syndicate and prevent the leader from utilizing the GoldenEye weapons system to inflict devastating revenge on Britain.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: satellite, espionage, top secret, organized crime, trap, undercover, mission, race against time, danger, romancing partners, rivalry, double agent ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1995, year 1986, 1990s
Place: cuba, st. petersburg russia, russia, riviera, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 193K
Jason Bourne (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The most dangerous former operative of the CIA is drawn out of hiding to uncover hidden truths about his past.
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: chase, rogue agent, cia agent, cia, martial arts, amnesia, interrogation, espionage, surveillance, betrayal, survival, haunted by the past ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, greece, berlin germany, usa, athens greece ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 544K
Casino Royale (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, Czech Republic, USA, Germany, Bahamas
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Le Chiffre, a banker to the world's terrorists, is scheduled to participate in a high-stakes poker game in Montenegro, where he intends to use his winnings to establish his financial grip on the terrorist market. M sends Bond – on his maiden ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, scenic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, casino, chase, spy, british secret service, 007, heroic mission, secret agents, escapades, poker, torture, james bond ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: montenegro, italy, europe, prague czech republic, uganda ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A deranged media mogul is staging international incidents to pit the world's superpowers against each other. Now 007 must take on this evil mastermind in an adrenaline-charged battle to end his reign of terror and prevent global pandemonium.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret service, chase, espionage, spy, race against time, gadget, world domination, undercover, 007, danger, secret agents, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: battleship, hamburg germany, china, england, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 274K
RED (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, former black-ops agent, Frank Moses reassembles his old team in a last ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants.
Style: exciting, humorous, realistic, semi serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, cia, on the run, retired, spy, chase, retirement, alarm, hitman, kidnapping, fbi, shooting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., cleveland ohio, florida, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.4
 280K
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: female protagonist, spy, double agent, espionage, female spy, strong female lead, cia, secret service, lone hero, chase, assassination, russian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: soviet union, usa, new york, russia, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, spy, fighting the system, manhunt, chases and races, secret agents, corruption, danger, conspiracy, uncover truth, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: langley virginia, europe, new york, moscow russia, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
From Russia with Love (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Agent 007 is back in the second installment of the James Bond series, this time battling a secret crime organization known as SPECTRE. Russians Rosa Klebb and Kronsteen are out to snatch a decoding device known as the Lektor, using the ravishing ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, witty, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, kgb, espionage, cold war, russian, assassin, boat chase, helicopter, double agent, surveillance, chess, gadget ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: russia, bulgaria, europe, scotland, turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.1
 194K
Die Another Day (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Bond takes on a North Korean leader who undergoes DNA replacement procedures that allow him to assume different identities. American agent, Jinx Johnson assists Bond in his attempt to thwart the villain's plans to exploit a satellite that is ...
Style: sexy, exciting, twists and turns, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, laser, british secret service, helicopter, cia, world domination, 007, destruction, secret service agent, master villain, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north korea, havana cuba, hong kong, sydney australia, iceland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Bourne Legacy (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: New CIA operative, Aaron Cross experiences life-or-death stakes that have been triggered by the previous actions of Jason Bourne.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, cia, chase, on the run, off the grid, surveillance, assassin, undercover, manhunt, reporter, cover up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maryland, virginia, seoul, manila philippines, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 357K
Spectre (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: A cryptic message from Bond’s past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.
Style: exciting, suspense, sexy, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, secret agent, espionage, british secret service, secret service, 007, james bond, heroic mission, assassin, car chase, secret mission, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: mexico, big ben london, north africa, rome italy, austria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 142 min.
Story: James Bond tracks archnemesis Ernst Blofeld to a mountaintop retreat where he's training an army of beautiful but lethal women. Along the way, Bond falls for Italian contessa Tracy Draco -- and marries her in order to get closer to Blofeld. ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, undercover, world domination, gadget, suicide attempt, secret organization, kilt, british secret service, honeymoon, suicide, secret service, skiing ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, switzerland, alps, swiss alps, portugal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 171K
Knight and Day (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A fugitive couple goes on a glamorous and sometimes deadly adventure where nothing and no one – even themselves – are what they seem. Amid shifting alliances and unexpected betrayals, they race across the globe, with their survival ultimately ...
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, sexy, not serious ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: spy, chase, on the run, undercover, danger, espionage, secret agents, couples, survival, partners, love and romance, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, spain, europe, usa, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: New York detective John McClane is back and kicking bad-guy butt in the third installment of this action-packed series, which finds him teaming with civilian Zeus Carver to prevent the loss of innocent lives. McClane thought he'd seen it all, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, clever, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, bomb, gold, explosion, deception, heist, gunfight, violence, danger, race against time, racial slur, helicopter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, quebec ...
⇓ 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, tense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, tough heroes, cia, manhunt, fighting the system, spy, uncover truth, chases and races, espionage, assassin, heroic mission, one against many ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: russia, europe, italy, germany, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 137K
Spy Game (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, Japan, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Veteran spy Nathan Muir is on the verge of retiring from the CIA when he learns that his one-time protégé and close friend, Tom Bishop, is a political prisoner sentenced to die in Beijing. Although their friendship has been marred by bad blood and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, spy, espionage, rescue, mentor, working undercover, cold war, execution, bribery, torture, vietnam war, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: china, washington d.c., beirut lebanon, lebanon, east germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 125K
The Recruit (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, spy, double agent, espionage, betrayal, basic training, hotshot hero, rookie, mole, gunfight, dangerous attraction, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, peru, langley virginia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Licence to Kill (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, Mexico, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: James Bond and his American colleague Felix Leiter arrest the drug lord Sanchez who succeeds in escaping and takes revenge on Felix and his wife. Bond knows but just one thing: revenge.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, espionage, murder, 007, cia, drug lord, gadget, undercover, florida keys, corruption, coast guard, airplane ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: mexico, florida, latin america, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The World Is Not Enough (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Greed, revenge, world dominance and high-tech terrorism – it's all in a day's work for Bond, who's on a mission to a protect beautiful oil heiress from a notorious terrorist. In a race against time that culminates in a dramatic ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, witty, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: skiing, espionage, spy, terrorism, secret service, oil, boat, surveillance, insubordination, gadget, scientist, boat chase ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, london, europe, turkey, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.3
 136K
Dr. No (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the film that launched the James Bond saga, Agent 007 battles mysterious Dr. No, a scientific genius bent on destroying the U.S. space program. As the countdown to disaster begins, Bond must go to Jamaica, where he encounters beautiful Honey ...
Style: exciting, sexy, clever, witty, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, assassination, terrorism, megalomaniac, world domination, cia, sniper, gadget, undercover, secretary, casino ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, future
Place: jamaica, west indies, caribbean, england, bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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