Movies like The Pretender: Island of the Haunted

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The Pretender: Island of the Haunted (2001)
 7.2
 2K
The Pretender: Island of the Haunted (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Through a series of bizarre circumstances, Jarod and Miss Parker find themselves trapped together on a strange island in a life and death situation, out of which come some of the most important revelations about their pasts.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, enigmatic
Plot: secret place, secret movement, curses spells and rituals, heroes, mystery, save the day, uncover truth, life is a bitch, dishonesty, escapades, rivalry, track down, mysterious place, conspiracy, legends and myths, good versus evil, ancient mystery, secret society, orphan, child abuse, boy genius, impostor, male protagonist, child genius, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa

Most similar movies to The Pretender: Island of the Haunted

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and realistic films with plots about danger, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, chases and races, heroes and escapades mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Pretender: Island of the Haunted: The Pretender (1996), The Pretender 2001 (2001), The Front (2010), Last Hours in Suburbia (2012), Safehouse (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
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The Pretender (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Pretender is an American television series that aired on NBC from 1996 to 2000. The series starred Michael T. Weiss as Jarod, a genius and former child prodigy with the ability to become anyone he wants to be, i.e., to flawlessly impersonate ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, serious, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: secret hideout, goodhearted, genius, righting the wronged, undercover, secret place, prodigy, justice, self discovery, encounter, hopes, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: delaware
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100%
The Pretender 2001 (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jarod reunites with two old friends and unleashes some powerful Centre revelations. Also Jarod and Miss Parker learn more about their pasts.
Style: exciting, psychological, tense, serious, captivating
Plot: investigator, amnesia, impostor, secret society, conspiracy, protective male, uncover truth, partners against crime, memory loss, memory lapse, fighting crime, forensics ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.7
 540
The Front (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A detective uncovers a sinister conspiracy when he is sent to research a disintegrating neighborhood for a public relations campaign.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, realistic
Plot: police investigation, police detective, crimes, mystery, uncover truth, law enforcement, workplace, partners, murder, lifetime, strong female presence, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Last Hours in Suburbia (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Grace is accused of playing a role in a deadly accident, her best friend reaches out from beyond the grave to unveil the truth behind what happened.
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: memory loss, uncover truth, investigation, false accusation, mystery, best friends, crimes, dishonesty, life is a bitch, accident, car accident, lifetime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 3.0
 175
Safehouse (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ex-FBI agent Cooper O'Neil thinks the dangerous times in his life are in the past; that is, until his former partner shows up dead at his marina home. O'Neil's old partner had a coveted thumb drive in his possession when he died, and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic ...
Plot: rescue, law enforcement, intrigue, special agents, dishonesty, vengeance, mafia, revenge, kidnapping, loss of partner, crimes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.1
 5K
Traveler (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Traveler is a short-lived American television series that ran from May 10, 2007 until July 18, 2007 on ABC in the United States. The series was produced by Warner Bros. Television. Traveler was officially canceled after eight first-run episodes on ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns, exciting
Plot: student, mystery, fbi, conspiracy, disappearance, friendship, on the run, adventure, track down, dishonesty, suspicion, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Death of Evil (2009)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: David Thunder (Damian Chapa) is a young Native American man whose dreams have been haunted by evil since childhood, and when Julietta Asher (Natasha Blasick) enters his life, it seems as though that evil is about to manifest in the everyday world. ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Plot: mystery, family in danger, couples, family relations, family problems, good versus evil, rivalry, dangerous attraction, pregnancy, curses spells and rituals, family in crisis, satanist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.5
 2K
Tell (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ethan Tell is a small time crook who makes a big-time score when he steals 1 million dollars. Ironically, his life radically changes for the worst when he discovers that stealing the money was the easy part and he now must keep his partner, his ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, rivalry, life turned upside down, on the run, going straight, dishonesty, heist, graphic violence, sexual content, criminal heroes, money, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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The Mummy Resurrected (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A team of archaeologists discover an ancient mummy, unleashing a deadly curse from its eternal tomb.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: mummy, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, escapades, survival, deadly creature, good versus evil, rivalry, monster, strong female presence, cave, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.9
 7K
White Wall (2010)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the near future, everything has changed. Basic human rights have become the rarest of luxuries. No one knows when this started but everyone knows how. The VXII, the deadliest virus ever created, spread like wildfire and decimated the majority of ...
Style: serious, rough, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, survival, life is a bitch, society, rivalry, future dystopia, escapades, heroes, secret, bounty hunter, confined, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.6
 3K
The Stranger (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pro wrestling legend Steve Austin stars as a man with no name, no memory and absolutely nothing left to lose. But when he finds himself hunted by both the FBI and the Russian mob, this amnesiac decides to fight back. Pursuit cannot stop him. Torture ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough
Plot: law enforcement, track down, investigation, crimes, dishonesty, life is a bitch, one man army, brutality, violence, murder of family, fistfight, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, british columbia, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.3
 500
Depth Charge (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jason Gedrick and Eric Roberts lead the cast of this thriller about a submarine captain who attempts to hold Washington, D.C. hostage for a billion dollars, and the heroic doctor who struggles to thwart the plan before the situation escalates.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: submarine, confined, hostage, save the world, nuclear threat, state affairs, adventure, good versus evil, save the day, terrorism, blackmail, extortion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 3.5
 846
Dead Drop (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After surviving a fall from a plane 3000-feet over the ocean, a former CIA operative turned government contractor re-infiltrates a dangerous North Mexican drug trafficking ring to find his own killer. With his memory unraveling, he descends into a ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, betrayal, undercover, tough heroes, master criminal, dishonesty, working undercover, car chase, revenge, cia agent, one man army, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Power of Few (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Spies, cops and armed children cross paths on a day of danger, mystery and possible transformation. Five unusual characters are unknowingly connected to an extraordinary smuggling operation, as religious conspiracy collides with urban crime.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, conspiracy, escapades, mystery, religions or cults, medicine, multiple storylines, collision, society, obsessive quest, dishonesty, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, vatican
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Assassins' Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A corporate assassination forces opportunistic double agents from three nations to fight to retrieve a high-tech computer disk containing schematics for a deadly weapon.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, crimes, hitman, working undercover, undercover, rivalry, dishonesty, vengeance, woman with a gun, haunted by the past, uninhibited rivalry, nurse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.6
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Isa (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Isa Reyes thinks she's a normal American teenager until her darkest dreams become reality. When she accidentally unlocks the supernatural power, she's kidnapped.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating
Plot: teenage life, uncover truth, dishonesty, track down, prodigy, youth, kidnapping, conspiracy, computers and web, danger, chases and races
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.6
 952
Icon (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 190 min.
Story: A former US Operative, who lived in Russia in his earlier years and had been married there with a child, comes out of retirement to face down a former enemy, now running as a candidate for President in modern Russia. Working with a Russian ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, presidential election, espionage, terrorism, conspiracy, race against time, uncover truth, special agents, government agency, secret agents, fighting the system, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.5
 3K
Swelter (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ten years after their casino heist, four escaped convicts trace their former partner to a desert town, where he is now a lawman with no memory of his criminal past.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, criminal heroes, track down, uncover truth, dishonesty, crimes, small town, police shootout, memory loss, graphic violence, police officer, police officer killed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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A Dangerous Man (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After serving 6 years for a crime he didn't commit, Shane Daniels is released from jail with an apology from the State of Arizona. Within hours of his freedom, he unluckily bears witness to a cop killing by Chinese mafia who have a kidnapped ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chinese, crimes, rivalry, confined, police officer killed, save the day, assassination attempt, false accusation, chase, wrongful conviction, corrupt cop, russian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 2.4
 674
3 Musketeers (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Alexandra D'Artagnan, junior member of NSA uncovers a conspiracy that the goal is to assassinate the American president. Alexandra has secured the support of three famous and notorious international spies in order to stop the assassination.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: secret agents, conspiracy, adventure, save the day, government agency, undercover, escapades, rivalry, martial arts, female fighter, assassination attempt, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Da Vinci Code (2006)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Malta, France, UK
Duration: 149 min.
Story: When the curator of the Louvre is found murdered in the famed museum's hallowed halls, Harvard professor, Robert Langdon and cryptographer, Sophie Neve must untangle a deadly web of deceit involving the works of Leonardo da Vinci.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, mind bending, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: conspiracy, adventure, christianity, holy grail, ancient mystery, mystery, investigation, riddles and clues, treasure hunt, uncover truth, secrets, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 1st century
Place: vatican, paris france, holy land, london, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, intense, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, conspiracy, cia, spy, secret agents, fighting the system, manhunt, secret service, escapades, corruption, memory, dark past ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: langley virginia, london, moscow russia, paris france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
After the Storm (2001)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: On the run from smugglers and the police, world-weary scavenger Arno (Benjamin Bratt) takes a job as a courier for a tycoon. But when the tycoon's yacht goes down in a storm, can Arno partner with a fellow sea scavenger to loot the ship's ...
Style: serious, exciting, psychological, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, adventurer, treasure hunt, rivalry, escapades, femme fatale, manipulation, crimes, rescue, treasure, gigolo, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Slade Collins and the Tree of Life (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Story: Slade Collins and The Tree Of Life is an adventure film that explores ancient Iroquois folklore. The story follows a relic hunter named Slade Collins who is employed by a museum caretaker to find Dr. Winters, a renowned anthropologist who has gone ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, tense
Plot: heroes, adventure, treasure hunt, tough heroes, track down, rivalry, escapades, missing person, good versus evil, parents and children, adventurer, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
MacGyver: Trail to Doomsday (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A close friend of MacGyver is murdered. In searching for a reason for this assassination MacGyver discovers a secret nuclear weapons plant right in the center of Britain.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, adventure, crimes, heroes, escapades, nuclear threat, bomb, murder, nuclear bomb, secret agents, terrorism, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Burma Conspiracy (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Germany, Hong Kong
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Propelled to the head of the W Group after the death of his adoptive father, Largo Winch decides, to everyone's surprise, to sell it, and use the proceeds to create an ambitious humanitarian foundation. But on the very same day, he finds ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, crime against humanity, conspiracy, false accusation, false arrest, escapades, dishonesty, rivalry, adventure, life is a bitch, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: burma, europe, france, bangkok thailand, switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.8
 2K
Mammon (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: Peter Verås is an uncompromising journalist in the most respected newspaper in Norway. He makes his life’s biggest mistake when he gets hold of evidence of a financial fraud from an anonymous source. It turns out the evidence points to his own ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: media, journalism, political corruption, conspiracy, uncover truth, crimes, mystery, life turned upside down, journalist, life is a bitch, dishonesty, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.3
 645
Black November (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Nigeria, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A volatile, oil-rich Nigerian community wages war against their corrupt government and a multi-national oil corporation to protect their land from being destroyed by excessive drilling and spills. To seek justice, a rebel organization kidnaps an ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: kidnapping, political conspiracy, terrorism, state affairs, racism, confined, heroes, dishonesty, crimes, conspiracy, rivalry, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nigeria, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.0
 910
Assassins Tale (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three assassins deal with life, love, addiction and trust as each tries to find the answers to a better life. Together, they prove to be the most trustworthy in this tangled web of murder, greed, friendship and betrayal.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: crimes, hitman, betrayal, dishonesty, destiny, murder, medieval, violence, woman with a gun, assassin, loyalty, bandit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Ancient Warriors (2003)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: death, assassination, vengeance, escapades, bio weapon, heroes, master warrior, save the day, chase, death of father, helicopter, cave ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%