Movies like The Pretender: Island of the Haunted

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The Pretender: Island of the Haunted (2001)
 7.5
 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 movement, curses spells and rituals, heroes, mystery, save the day, uncover truth, life is a bitch, dishonesty, track down, danger, secret place, escapades, rivalry, chases and races, mysterious place, conspiracy, good versus evil, legends and myths, imaginary, ancient mystery, getting along, orphan, secret society, child abuse, impostor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 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, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, chases and races, heroes and conspiracy mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like The Pretender: Island of the Haunted: The Pretender (1996), The Pretender 2001 (2001), The Da Vinci Code (2006), 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, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: secret hideout, goodhearted, righting the wronged, secret place, genius, undercover, self discovery, encounter, conspiracy, manhunt, prodigy, justice ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
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
Plot: investigator, amnesia, impostor, secret society, conspiracy, protective male, child abuse, boy genius, orphan, male protagonist
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, clever, exciting, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ancient mystery, holy grail, conspiracy, adventure, riddles and clues, christianity, uncover truth, investigation, secrets, secret society, symbolism, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1st century, 2000s
Place: vatican, paris france, holy land, france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, psychological, rough, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: memory loss, uncover truth, investigation, false accusation, crimes, best friends, dishonesty, mystery, life is a bitch, accident, car accident, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 2.9
 145
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, exciting ...
Plot: rescue, law enforcement, danger, intrigue, special agents, deadly, chases and races, dishonesty, vengeance, revenge, kidnapping, mafia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.2
 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: twists and turns, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: student, fbi, conspiracy, disappearance, friendship, mystery, track down, crimes, on the run, adventure, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, tense
Plot: mystery, family in danger, couples, family relations, family problems, dangerous attraction, pregnancy, good versus evil, rivalry, family in crisis, curses spells and rituals, satanist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.1
 1K
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: suspenseful, rough, futuristic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, survival, society, life is a bitch, danger, rivalry, deadly, future dystopia, heroes, escapades, bounty hunter, secret ...
Time: 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 4.7
 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, rough, realistic
Plot: one man army, law enforcement, crimes, investigation, track down, danger, dishonesty, life is a bitch, violence, hand to hand combat, fistfight, murder of family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.7
 183
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Plot: teenage life, uncover truth, prodigy, track down, youth, dishonesty, danger, chases and races, kidnapping, computers and web, conspiracy
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.6
 751
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, danger, undercover, crimes, tough heroes, working undercover, master criminal, chases and races, dishonesty, one man army, revenge, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.4
 439
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: submarine, confined, hostage, hostages, save the world, terrorism, nuclear threat, state affairs, good versus evil, save the day, adventure, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: serious, captivating, tense, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: conspiracy, crimes, escapades, mystery, religions or cults, drugs/alcohol, medicine, multiple storylines, collision, danger, graphic violence, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, vatican
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Assassins' Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, crimes, dishonesty, danger, undercover, rivalry, hitman, working undercover, vengeance, deadly, haunted by the past, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.8
 860
Icon (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 166 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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, politics, conspiracy, espionage, special agents, race against time, uncover truth, chases and races, heroes, government agency, danger, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: serious, exciting, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: profanity, crimes, danger, rivalry, confined, gangsters, heroes, one man army, nudity (full frontal - brief), martial arts, chinese, police officer killed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 2.4
 628
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, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: secret agents, conspiracy, secret agent, break in, adventure, government agency, save the day, undercover, danger, escapades, assassination attempt, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, tense
Plot: heroes, treasure hunt, adventure, escapades, danger, rivalry, tough heroes, missing person, track down, good versus evil, chases and races, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 4.6
 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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, twists and turns, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: uncover truth, track down, betrayal, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, small town, police shootout, graphic violence, chases and races, profanity, memory loss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, false accusation, conspiracy, crime against humanity, uncover truth, cons and scams, false arrest, dishonesty, adventure, danger, escapades, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: burma, france, europe, asia, bangkok thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, suspenseful, psychological, rough ...
Plot: gangsters, adventurer, rivalry, criminal heroes, escapades, manipulation, femme fatale, manipulations, danger, crimes, rescue, treasure hunt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, adventure, danger, nuclear threat, deadly, heroes, crimes, escapades, nuclear bomb, bomb, murder, secret agents ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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: political corruption, media, journalism, mystery, uncover truth, crimes, life turned upside down, conspiracy, dishonesty, life is a bitch, journalist, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
 4.2
 836
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, suspense, tense ...
Plot: hitman, crimes, deadly, destiny, dishonesty, betrayal, assassin, danger, murder, violence, crime, low lives ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.4
 546
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: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, state affairs, confined, political conspiracy, racism, danger, dishonesty, heroes, crimes, hijacking, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, secret agents, conspiracy, spy, fighting the system, chases and races, manhunt, corruption, danger, escapades, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: paris france, langley virginia, europe, london, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Book of Jer3miah (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A college freshman, Jeremiah Whitney, accepts the undertaking to protect a mysterious Mesoamerican box. When Jeremiah's parents are mysteriously murdered, Jeremiah learns that he is the target of a frightening conspiracy. Every facet of his ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, cliffhanger ...
Audience: teens
Plot: destiny, conspiracy, chase, uncover truth, riddles and clues, life turned upside down, young heroes, mystery, heroic mission, danger, dishonesty, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
I'll Be Seeing You (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A woman finds out she has a half sister when he father disappears and her half sister turns up dead.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: haunted by the past, mistaken identity, uncover truth, deadly, life is a bitch, danger, mystery, crimes, dishonesty, riddles and clues, murder, missing person ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Ancient Warriors (2003)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, death, escapades, danger, vengeance, imaginary, master warrior, deadly, chase, bio weapon, heroes, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Reckoning (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a detective is called in to investigate the roadside execution of his partner, he discovers at the crime scene a data card from a video camera. The card contains footage shot by two runaway teenagers who are making a documentary about the drug ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, deadly, uncover truth, partners against crime, police investigation, family problems, life is a bitch, vengeance, danger, crimes, partners, track down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%