Movies like Nikita 1990

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Nikita (1990)
 7.3
 65K
Nikita (1990)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A beautiful felon, sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a policeman, is given a second chance - as a secret political assassin controlled by the government.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, exciting, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, female killer, hitman, double life, female assassin, female spy, impossible love, robbery, training, secret identity, mentor, heroine, assassination, french, working undercover, spy, weapons, gunfight, neo noir, secret agents, mission, secret agent, arrest, hostage, deception ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, venice, europe, paris france

Most similar movies to Nikita

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and exciting films with plots about gunfight, violence, murder, gun, chase, danger and revenge mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Nikita: Leon: The Professional (1994), Point of No Return (1993), Anna (2019), The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996), Haywire (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Leon: The Professional (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Leon, the top hit man in New York, has earned a rep as an effective "cleaner". But when his next-door neighbors are wiped out by a loose-cannon DEA agent, he becomes the unwilling custodian of 12-year-old Mathilda. Before long, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak, touching ...
Plot: hitman, loneliness, friendship, sniper, mentor, dark hero, killings, mafia, loner, murder, crimes, lone wolves ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ 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: lethal injection, female killer, hitman, murder, espionage, chases and races, danger, undercover, life is a bitch, rivalry, addiction, government agency ...
Time: future, 1990s, 90s
Place: washington d.c., california, usa, italy, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 49K
Anna (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Canada, Russia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Beneath Anna Poliatova's striking beauty lies a secret that will unleash her indelible strength and skill to become one of the world's most feared government assassins.
Style: suspense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: female assassin, female spy, cia agent, female protagonist, model, cia, murder, kgb, double agent, female agent, one woman army, lesbian ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1990, year 1987, year 1985 ...
Place: paris france, bahamas, moscow russia, milan italy, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 48K
Nikita (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female spy, female assassin, female killer, hitman, danger, chases and races, mole, spy, killings, crimes, working undercover, secret government organization ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Samantha Caine, suburban homemaker, is the ideal mom to her 8 year old daughter Caitlin. She lives in Honesdale, PA, has a job teaching school and makes the best Rice Krispie treats in town. But when she receives a bump on her head, she begins to ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: female assassin, memory loss, cia, amnesia, secret service, chase, presumed dead, rogue agent, single mother, female protagonist, female killer, hitman ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york, pennsylvania, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 81K
Haywire (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mallory Kane is a highly trained operative who works for a government security contractor in the dirtiest, most dangerous corners of the world. After successfully freeing a Chinese journalist held hostage, she is double crossed and left for dead by ...
Style: rough, serious, twists and turns, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, fist fighting, spies, one woman army, betrayal, manhunt, chases and races, rivalry, danger, hitman, dishonesty, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., barcelona, usa, europe, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 121K
Killer Elite (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Based on a shocking true story, Killer Elite pits two of the world’s most elite operatives—Danny, an ex-special ops agent and Hunter, his longtime mentor—against the cunning leader of a secret military society. Covering the globe from ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, secret agents, rescue, secret service, spy, mentor, hostage, violence, ex military, desert, revenge, secret society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: london, middle east, england, europe, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
From Paris with Love (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James Reese has a good job as an ambassador's aid in France, but his real passion is a side gig, working in a minor role in the CIA. He would love to be a full-fledged agent and can't believe his luck when he lands an assignment with ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, twists and turns, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: undercover, terrorism, spy, partners, danger, hotshot hero, chase, heroic mission, cia, one man army, tough heroes, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 4.9
 609
Sanctuary (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Luke Kovak is part of a covert group within the CIA that works on illegal black ops involving blackmail and assassinations. When his boss orders the murder of one of the team, Luke realizes how expendable they all are and gets out (taking proof of ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, espionage, redemption, church, undercover, hopes, state affairs, chases and races, crime, heroes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: toronto ontario canada, italy, pentagon, washington d.c., chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The November Man (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An ex- CIA operative is brought back in on a very personal mission and finds himself pitted against his former pupil in a deadly game involving high level CIA officials and the Russian president-elect.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, espionage, cia, undercover, save the day, danger, heroes, conspiracy, spy, dishonesty, law enforcement, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: switzerland, montenegro, usa, moscow russia, chechnya ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, female killer, assassination, agent, spy, bomb, swat team, espionage, heroes, strong violent content, undercover, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: korea, asia, south korea, north korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 428K
Lucy (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Taiwan, Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.
Style: futuristic, exciting, surreal, serious, intellectual ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, tough girl, intelligence, supernatural, mind control, telepathy, telekinesis, supernatural ability, imaginary, escapades, artificial intelligence, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: taiwan, paris france, berlin germany, france, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 99K
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, spy, cia, assassination, boat chase, danger, rivalry, revenge, state affairs, government agency, master criminal, family in danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, ireland, london, maryland, scotland yard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 147K
The Mechanic (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Arthur Bishop is a 'mechanic' - an elite assassin with a strict code and unique talent for cleanly eliminating targets. It's a job that requires professional perfection and total detachment, and Bishop is the best in the business. But ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, exciting, clever, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, chase, boat, deception, revenge, partners, mafia, teaching the ways of the world, loss of friend, mentor, betrayal, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, chicago illinois, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Contract Killers (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A CIA assassin attempts to break out of the contract killing business to try to lead a normal life. But when "the system" tracks her down and frames her for the death of her husband, she embarks on a path of revenge that leads her back ...
Style: rough, realistic, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, manhunt, swat team, rivalry, frame up, hitman, starting over, government agency, dishonesty, deadly, secret agents, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: langley virginia, west indies
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
 85K
3 Days to Kill (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Serbia
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A dangerous international spy is determined to give up his high stakes life to finally build a closer relationship with his estranged wife and daughter. But first, he must complete one last mission - even if it means juggling the two toughest ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: special agents, hitman, terminal illness, family relations, danger, secret service, parents and children, one last job, race against time, cia, family reunited, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.7
 39K
Brick Mansions (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a dystopian Detroit, grand houses that once housed the wealthy are now homes of the city's most-dangerous criminals. Surrounding the area is a giant wall to keep the rest of Detroit safe. For undercover cop Damien Collier, every day is a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: parkour, undercover cop, race against time, undercover, ghetto, martial arts, gunfight, master criminal, crimes, gang, law enforcement, danger ...
Time: future, 2010s, near future
Place: detroit, new orleans, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.8
 554K
Taken (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While vacationing with a friend in Paris, an American girl is kidnapped by a gang of human traffickers intent on selling her into forced prostitution. Working against the clock, her ex-spy father must pull out all the stops to save her. But with his ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, entertaining, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: one man army, kidnapping, vigilantism, dark hero, human trafficking, chase, woman in danger, daring rescue, rescue, danger, child abduction, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france, arc de triomphe paris
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 167K
Ronin (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A briefcase with undisclosed contents – sought by Irish terrorists and the Russian mob – makes its way into criminals' hands. An Irish liaison assembles a squad of mercenaries, or 'ronin', and gives them the thorny task of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, secret agents, car chase, espionage, mafia, escapades, chases and races, undercover, chase, dishonesty, betrayal, irish ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france, europe, french riviera, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Coldest City (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Sweden, Hungary
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, atmospheric, exciting, harsh ...
Plot: female assassin, spy, double agent, undercover agent, female spy, lesbian, lesbianism, cold war, shooting, brutality, blonde, sexy woman ...
Time: year 1987, year 1989, 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, east berlin, berlin germany, east berlin east germany, eastern europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
CIA Code Name: Alexa (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A CIA operative kills a terrorist during a prison break. When a group of terrorists attempts to recover a microchip implanted in the man's body, one of them is captured and convinced by the CIA to work for them as an informer.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, martial arts, espionage, heroes, secret agents, undercover, kidnapping, escape, terrorism, femme fatale, cia, prison escape ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Professional (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: French secret agent Joss Baumont is sent to kill the president Njala of an African country. However, a counter-order is given before he can execute his mission and he is abandoned in the hands of foreign authorities. He escapes and seeks revenge by ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, prison, assassination, revenge, on the run, tough heroes, fighting the system, government agency, chases and races, against the rules, secret agent, secret agents ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Hitman: Agent 47 (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An assassin teams up with a woman to help her find her father and uncover the mysteries of her ancestry.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, stylized, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, one man army, danger, assassin, crimes, deadly, secret identity, murder, track down, assassins, assassination, secret agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: berlin germany, singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
The Numbers Station (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Belgium, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the moral values of a longtime wetwork black ops agent is tested during his last operation, he receives an unfavorable psych evaluation. Now he is given a break and a seemingly uncomplicated assignment of simply protecting the security of a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, undercover, survival, woman in danger, danger, assassination, twists & turns, vengeance, adaptation, betrayal, plot twist, happy ending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, usa, nevada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.2
 65K
District B13 (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Set in the ghettos of Paris in 2010, an undercover cop and ex-thug try to infiltrate a gang in order to defuse a neutron bomb.
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, harsh, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, parkour, martial arts, bomb, violence, undercover cop, betrayal, race against time, escapades, heroic mission, social problems, fight ...
Time: future, year 2010, near future, 2010s
Place: paris france, france, europe, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 8.0
 110K
The Raid 2 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: After fighting his way through an apartment building populated by an army of dangerous criminals and escaping with his life, SWAT team member Rama goes undercover, joining a powerful Indonesian crime syndicate to protect his family and uncover ...
Style: stylized, rough, brutal, bloody, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, fist fighting, violence, fight, undercover, police, martial arts, gangsters, fighting crime, shooting, betrayal, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.4
 509K
John Wick (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, China
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, one man army, vengeance, dark hero, vigilante, gangsters, criminal's revenge, gunfight, lone hero, tough guy, violence spree, professional killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: secret agents, chase, martial arts, race against time, heroes, adventure, on the run, murder, espionage, government agency, political conspiracy, undercover ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, germany, poland, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Raid: Redemption (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, France, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Deep in the heart of Jakarta's slums lies an impenetrable safe house for the world's most dangerous killers and gangsters. Until now, the run-down apartment block has been considered untouchable to even the bravest of police. Cloaked under ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspense, suspenseful, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, swat team, warrior, death, fist fighting, drug lord, swat, survival, strong violent content, rivalry, danger, fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.3
 67K
Ninja Assassin (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ninja Assassin follows Raizo, one of the deadliest assassins in the world. Taken from the streets as a child, he was transformed into a trained killer by the Ozunu Clan, a secret society whose very existence is considered a myth. But haunted by the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, one man army, assassination, vengeance, martial arts, haunted by the past, punishment, gang, secret movement, deadly, insubordination, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: china, asia, berlin germany, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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