Movies like Patriot Games

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Patriot Games (1992)
 6.9
 95K
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, realistic, suspense, tense, entertaining, interesting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, assassination, assassin, spy, danger, boat chase, rivalry, revenge, secret agents, family in danger, master criminal, government agency, state affairs, crimes, violence, hitman, survival, boat, ira, political thriller, vacation, mole, law enforcement, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, ireland, north africa, washington d.c., maryland, scotland yard, new england ...

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Most similar movies to Patriot Games

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and exciting films with plots about danger, pistol, violence, gunfight, chase, chases and races and explosion mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Patriot Games: Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014), Clear and Present Danger (1994), The Sum of All Fears (2002), The Peacemaker (1997), Jason Bourne (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, terrorism, conspiracy, sniper, surveillance, secret agents, undercover, murder, race against time, dishonesty, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, year 2001 ...
Place: russia, manhattan new york city, afghanistan, big ben london, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cia, mercenary, conspiracy, sniper, politics, president, espionage, assassination, rescue, violence, drug cartel ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: colombia, usa, washington d.c., panama, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Sum of All Fears (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When the president of Russia suddenly dies, a man whose politics are virtually unknown succeeds him. The change in political leaders sparks paranoia among American CIA officials, so CIA director Bill Cabot recruits a young analyst to supply insight ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: nuclear explosion, terrorism, espionage, cia, cold war, political conspiracy, state affairs, dishonesty, atomic bomb, politics, nuclear threat, terrorist plot ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 1990s
Place: baltimore, usa, russia, israel, ukraine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 52K
The Peacemaker (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When a train carrying atomic warheads mysteriously crashes in the former Soviet Union, a nuclear specialist discovers the accident is really part of a plot to cover up the theft of the weapons. Assigned to help her recover the missing bombs is a ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: helicopter, terrorism, sniper, race against time, train, bridge, train crash, nuclear, state affairs, urban, danger, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, russia, bosnia herzegovina, sarajevo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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, suspenseful, captivating, intense ...
Plot: chase, rogue agent, cia, cia agent, interrogation, espionage, surveillance, betrayal, martial arts, survival, danger, investigation ...
Time: 1990s, 2010s, 2000s
Place: las vegas, greece, athens greece, usa, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, nevada, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Devil's Own (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Frankie McGuire, one of the IRA's deadliest assassins, draws an American family into the crossfire of terrorism. But when he is sent to the U.S. to buy weapons, Frankie is housed with the family of Tom O'Meara, a New York cop who knows ...
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, serious, suspense ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, betrayal, murder, friendship, vengeance, police investigation, danger, rebelliousness, law enforcement, against the odds, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, northern ireland, ireland, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.0
 5K
Shining Moon (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Mike Locken is one of the principle members of a group of freelance spies. A significant portion of their work is for the C.I.A. and while on a case for them one of his friends turns on him and shoots him in the elbow and knee. His assignment, to ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, hitman, cia, chase, vengeance, danger, manhunt, government agency, deadly, state affairs, secret agents, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
CIA II: Target Alexa (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Movie Info When a top secret nuclear guidance system is stolen by an ex-CIA operative looking to sell the deadly device to the top bidder, it's up to a determined CIA agent and the international terrorist who he has vowed to capture to team up ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, cia, good versus evil, psychopath, government agency, deadly, law enforcement, race against time, danger, rivalry, undercover, special agents ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, crimes, witnessing a crime, assassination attempt, intrigue, state affairs, legal investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.2
 27K
Blown Away (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Blown Away tells the story of Jimmy Dove who works for the Boston bomb squad. Shortly after Dove leaves the force his partner is killed by a bomb that Dove thinks might have been made by someone he knows.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, psychopath, stalking, anarchist, revenge, investigation, race against time, criminal's revenge, government agency, vengeance, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.7
 28K
The Art of War (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When ruthless terrorists threaten to bring down the United Nations, they frame the one man they believe can stop them: an international security expert named Shaw. Now he must run from his own allies and become a solitary force for good, as he tries ...
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, translator, frame up, espionage, secret agents, political conspiracy, deadly, crimes, heroes, conspiracy, gunfight, car chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: china, new york, usa, hong kong, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.3
 73K
Assassins (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Assassin Robert Rath arrives at a funeral to kill a prominent mobster, only to witness a rival hired gun complete the job for him -- with grisly results. Horrified by the murder of innocent bystanders, Rath decides to take one last job and then ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, rivalry, assassination, competition, cia, rescue, police chase, criminal heroes, danger, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, chase ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, caribbean, seattle, detroit, west indies ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.4
 1K
Cover-Up (1991)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mike Anderson, a tough American reporter on a dangerous foreign assignment, finds his own life in jeopardy when he uncovers a deadly labyrinth of political intrigue that threatens the lives of thousands. Dispatched to investigate a mysterious and ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, military, ambassador, terrorist plot, cia, reporter, spy, conspiracy, love triangle, special agents, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
London Has Fallen (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In London for the Prime Minister's funeral, Mike Banning discovers a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, intense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, secret service, terrorist attack, danger, assassination, save the day, heroes, terrorist, president, surveillance, conspiracy, world politics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, london, buckingham palace, tower bridge london, pakistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 28K
Erased (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Belgium, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A former agent of the CIA and his estranged daughter go on the run after his employers target them for assassination.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, assassin, on the run, family relations, assassination, undercover, secret agents, parents and children, chases and races, danger, family in danger, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, usa, brussels belgium, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Way of War (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paramilitary operative David Wolfe stumbles upon an international conspiracy connecting presidential cabinet members to a Middle Eastern terrorist plot. Wanting to expose the truth, Wolfe defies orders and returns to the US as an army of one ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, assassination, terrorism, danger, political corruption, political conspiracy, state affairs, political intrigue, deadly, dishonesty, military, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.5
 72K
Under Siege (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This action-packed thriller takes place on the soon-to-be-decommissioned USS Missouri. Disgruntled ex-CIA operative Strannix, his assistant Krill and their group of terrorists seize the battleship with nuclear blackmail in mind. They've planned ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, mercenary, tough law enforcer, race against time, hijacking, terrorism, nuclear threat, save the day, tough heroes, danger, deadly, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: battleship, hawaii, pentagon, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Storm Catcher (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A renegade general plots to bomb Washington using a new top secret jet called the Storm Catcher. The only trouble is only one man is capable of flying it. So they seek to put him on the run in a conspiracy that makes him appear to have murdered ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, dishonesty, political conspiracy, false accusation, state affairs, one man army, rivalry, fighting the system, confined, wrongfully committed, crime, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.9
 587
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: undercover, espionage, redemption, assassination, church, special agents, state affairs, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, going straight, government agency ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, italy, canada, toronto ontario canada, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, undercover, kidnapping, martial arts, terrorism, espionage, terrorist, cia, microchip, confined, heroes, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
 4K
The Hunted (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A businessman on a trip to Tokyo ends up in the middle of a centuries old feud between a criminal Ninja cult and a Samurai when he witnesses a assassination performed by the Ninja-cult leader.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, murder, martial arts, danger, vengeance, crimes, master warrior, mysterious character, dishonesty, deadly, hitman, ninja ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.2
 316K
Die Hard 2 (1990)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: John McClane is an off-duty cop gripped with a feeling of déjà vu when on a snowy Christmas Eve in the nation's capital, terrorists seize a major international airport, holding thousands of holiday travelers hostage. Renegade military ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, christmas, terrorism, lone hero, airport, save the day, one man army, danger, chase, airplane, fight scenes, master criminal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1990
Place: usa, washington d.c., california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 5.6
 3K
Live Wire (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Danny O'Neill is a bomb disposal expert assigned to a case where terrorists have developed an "invisible" liquid explosive which is activated within the human body.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, terrorism, explosive, senator, crimes, danger, investigation, undercover, police detective, politics, special agents, government agency ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
 16K
Nighthawks (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An international terrorist has New York in a grip of panic and it's up to Det. Sgt. Deke DaSilva to take him down.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, tough law enforcer, police investigation, crime, master criminal, danger, crimes, hostages, working undercover, fighting crime, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.1
 290
Hijack (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A prestigious senator and the passengers on board a train are kidnapped by a militia group.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, martial arts, chases and races, hijacking, race against time, danger, deadly, law enforcement, save the day, crimes, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 2K
Malone (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Erstwhile C.I.A. assassin Richard Malone hopes for a tranquil retirement in the placid Pacific Northwest, but what he gets is a rumble with a right-wing extremist plotting a secret revolution. Adapted from the novel "Shotgun," by William ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, cia, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, undercover, on the run, rivalry, chase, danger, deadly, dishonesty, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Assassination (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jay Killon is the bodyguard of the recently elected US president, but he is assigned to the first lady (Lara Royce). Lara hates Killon so she does all she can to escape. The story complicates when someone tries to kill Lara.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: assassination, terrorism, bodyguard, terminal illness, heroes, crimes, secret agents, state affairs, chases and races, undercover, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: wyoming, washington d.c., ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.6
 5K
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: rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, on the run, chase, manhunt, death row, assassination, false accusation, top secret, crimes, investigation, betrayal, state affairs ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The November Man (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, tense, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, secret agents, undercover, danger, save the day, heroes, spy, law enforcement, dishonesty, brutality, retired ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: switzerland, montenegro, usa, moscow russia, chechnya ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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