Movies like Safe House

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Safe House (2012)
 6.7
 222K
Safe House (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA, Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A dangerous CIA renegade resurfaces after a decade on the run. When the safe house he's remanded to is attacked by mercenaries, a rookie operative escapes with him. Now, the unlikely allies must stay alive long enough to uncover who wants them dead.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, intense, tense, serious, realistic, rough, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, gunfight, on the run, cia agent, secret service, spy, mercenary, secret agents, betrayal, corruption, fistfight, crimes, conspiracy, officer, who to trust, martial arts, chase, tough guy, survival, hitman, assassin, brutality, consulate, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: cape town south africa, africa, south africa, paris france, langley virginia

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Most similar movies to Safe House

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns and suspense films with plots about spy, gun, gunfight, murder, betrayal, chase and violence mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Safe House: Jason Bourne (2016), The Equalizer (2014), The Bourne Identity (2002), Mile 22 (2018), The Bourne Ultimatum (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 226K
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, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: spy, chase, espionage, rogue agent, cia agent, black ops, tough guy, cia, assassin, gunfight, lone hero, amnesia ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, 90s, year 2016, 2000s
Place: las vegas, greece, london, athens greece, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 367K
The Equalizer (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ...
Style: serious, suspense, exciting, brutal, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, lone hero, one man army, corruption, hitman, gunfight, loner, assassin, fighting crime, tough heroes, ex soldier ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, moscow russia, russia, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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: intense, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: spy, amnesia, secret agents, on the run, one against many, escape, tough heroes, car chase, cia, assassin, secret past, black ops ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, hamburg germany, greece, mediterranean sea, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 79K
Mile 22 (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A CIA field officer and an Indonesian police officer are forced to work together in confronting political corruption. An informant must be moved twenty-two miles to safety.
Style: exciting, suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: black ops, terrorist, top secret, computer cracker, surveillance, martial arts, secret agents, machismo, cia, terrorist group, gunfight, betrayal ...
Time: year 2016, 2010s
Place: southeast asia, indonesia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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 ⇓
80%
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: suspense, twists and turns, intellectual, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: spy, cia, conspiracy, amnesia, espionage, assassin, secret agents, tough heroes, on the run, one against many, tough guy, uncover truth ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, berlin germany, europe, napoli italy, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 228K
Body of Lies (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The CIA’s hunt is on for the mastermind of a wave of terrorist attacks. Roger Ferris is the agency’s man on the ground, moving from place to place, scrambling to stay ahead of ever-shifting events. An eye in the sky – a satellite link – ...
Style: tense, realistic, clever, serious, political ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, terrorism, espionage, cia, intelligence agency, cia agent, terrorist, government agency, secret service, torture, bomb, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, jordan, syria, israel, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: suspense, exciting, twists and turns, serious, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: espionage, spy, cia, chase, intelligence agency, cia agent, tough guy, assassin, secret service, loner, conspiracy, manhunt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maryland, the philippines, manila philippines, virginia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, suspense, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cia, espionage, secret agents, secret service, brutality, agent, conspiracy, surveillance, chase, violence, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008, 2010s, 2000s
Place: montenegro, russia, switzerland, usa, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 211K
2 Guns (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A DEA agent and an undercover Naval Intelligence officer who have been tasked with investigating one another find they have been set up by the mob -- the very organization the two men believe they have been stealing money from.
Style: buddy comedy, exciting, humorous, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, undercover, organized crime, working undercover, foe turned friend, corruption, bank robbery, cia, conspiracy, money, betrayal, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.4
 313K
Salt (2010)
Genre: Action, 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: exciting, twists and turns, suspense, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: espionage, female protagonist, spy, cia, strong female lead, secret service, double agent, chase, female spy, female assassin, agent as target, lone hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new york, russia, washington d.c., north korea, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.2
 332K
Shooter (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A marksman living in exile is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the president. Ultimately double-crossed and framed for the attempt, he goes on the run to track the real killer and find out who exactly set him up, and why.
Style: intense, exciting, serious, realistic, political ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, fbi, conspiracy, corruption, one man army, swat team, false accusation, frame up, military, u.s. president, cover up, patriotism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: virginia, philadelphia, iraq, boston, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.4
 130K
Killer Elite (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, USA
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, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, spy, mentor, secret agents, secret service, ex military, rescue, swat team, conspiracy, hostage, espionage, tough guy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: middle east, london, england, australia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Enemy of the State (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Hotshot Washington lawyer, Robert Dean becomes a victim of high-tech identity theft when a hacker slips an incriminating video into his pocket. Soon, a rogue National Security agent sets out to recover the tape – and destroy Dean.
Style: tense, clever, suspense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, conspiracy, political conspiracy, fighting the system, uncover truth, espionage, satellite, cia, manhunt, intelligence, lawyer, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., maryland, baltimore, usa, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 87K
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: twists and turns, intense, suspense, talky, enigmatic ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: one woman army, mercenary, betrayal, spy, martial arts, rescue, hitman, espionage, assassin, revenge, rivalry, manhunt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, washington d.c., barcelona, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 307K
RED (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, China
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, witty, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cia, secret agents, chase, female spy, mercenary, secret service, ex cia agent, kidnapping, gunfight, hitman, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, kansas city, kansas, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.7
 360K
Man on Fire (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, UK, USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Jaded ex-CIA operative John Creasy reluctantly accepts a job as the bodyguard for a 10-year-old girl in Mexico City. They clash at first, but eventually bond, and when she's kidnapped he's consumed by fury and will stop at nothing to save ...
Style: tense, rough, suspense, brutal, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, revenge, vengeance, vigilantism, lone hero, vigilante, justice, mercenary, cia, child abduction, bodyguard, daring rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
From Paris with Love (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, UK, USA
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: twists and turns, entertaining, semi serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: spy, terrorism, cia, one man army, heroic mission, embassy, hotshot hero, chase, partners, undercover, espionage, cia agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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: exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, survival, spy, adaptation, secret service, vengeance, happy ending, assassination, betrayal, undercover, woman in danger, claustrophobia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, new jersey, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 616K
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, neo noir, brutal, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, vigilante, revenge, one man army, gangsters, lone hero, gunfight, assassin, tough guy, killer, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Cold Light of Day (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After his family is kidnapped during their sailing trip in Spain, a young Wall Street trader is confronted by the people responsible: intelligence agents looking to recover a mysterious briefcase.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, twists and turns, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, spy, government, espionage, female assassin, life turned upside down, crimes, family in danger, heroes, father son relationship, government agent, unlikely hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 30K
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, twists and turns, suspense, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, spy, murder, espionage, political conspiracy, martial arts, secret agents, un, gunfight, car chase, heroes, translator ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: china, hong kong, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 170K
Hitman (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The best-selling videogame, Hitman, roars to life with both barrels blazing in this hardcore action-thriller starring Timothy Olyphant. A genetically engineered assassin with deadly aim, known only as "Agent 47" eliminates strategic ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hitman, killer, sniper, one man army, assassin, fight scenes, assassination, cia, revenge, interpol, computer game, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, ussr, europe, st. petersburg russia, nigeria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.0
 31K
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, suspense, twists and turns, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: cia, father daughter relationship, spy, secret service, espionage, assassination, lone hero, family relations, hitman, chase, assassin, runaway ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, belgium, usa, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Three Days of the Condor (1975)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspense, exciting, twists and turns ...
Plot: espionage, cia, conspiracy, fighting the system, political conspiracy, manhunt, christmas, uncover truth, who to trust, life turned upside down, spy, surveillance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, langley virginia, middle east, usa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Good Day to Die Hard (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Iconoclastic, take-no-prisoners cop John McClane, finds himself for the first time on foreign soil after traveling to Moscow to help his wayward son Jack - unaware that Jack is really a highly-trained CIA operative out to stop a nuclear weapons ...
Style: exciting, melancholic, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: agent, car chase, father son relationship, bomb, cia, tough cop, cia agent, two man army, adventure, father daughter relationship, heroes, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: russia, moscow russia, new york, langley virginia, chernobyl
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 66K
Criminal (2016)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Bill Pope is a CIA agent on a mission in London tracking down a shadowy hacker nicknamed "The Dutchman." When he gets mysteriously ambushed and killed, an experimental procedure is used to transfer his memories into dangerous ex-convict ...
Style: suspense, exciting, intense, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: cia, cia agent, prisoner, memory, violence, spy, convict, espionage, female agent, prison, death, brutality ...
Time: 2010s
Place: london, russia, big ben london, delaware, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 171K
RED 2 (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada, Russia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Retired C.I.A. agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device.
Style: exciting, humorous, witty, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, secret agents, mercenary, cia agent, hitman, espionage, cia, secret service, betrayal, car chase, mad scientist, fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: russia, england, paris france, usa, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 651K
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: twists and turns, exciting, suspense, scenic, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, poker, james bond, spy, casino, secret agents, chase, 007, heroic mission, secret service, terrorist, gambling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: montenegro, london, italy, europe, madagascar ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 58K
Traitor (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When straight arrow FBI agent Roy Clayton heads up the investigation into a dangerous international conspiracy, all clues seem to lead back to former U.S. Special Operations officer, Samir Horn.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspense, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, spy, religion, islam, fbi, bomb, faith, traitor, prison, dishonesty, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1978
Place: london, africa, middle east, israel, sudan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%