Movies like Salt

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Salt (2010)
 6.4
 311K
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 capture. Salt's efforts to prove her innocence only serve to cast doubt on her motives, as the hunt to uncover the truth behind her identity continues and the question remains: "Who is Salt?"
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspense, surprise ending, serious, tricky, visually appealing, realistic, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, female protagonist, espionage, female spy, strong female lead, spy, double agent, female assassin, secret agents, cia agent, chase, secret service, agent as target, lone hero, on the run, assassination, one woman army, russian, protagonist as suspect, treason, russian spy, terrorism, revenge, state affairs, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, ussr, russia, north korea, manhattan new york city, washington d.c. ...

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Most similar movies to Salt

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspense, realistic and suspenseful films with plots about assassin, gun, betrayal, revenge, chase, shot in the chest and violence mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Salt: Anna (2019), Atomic Blonde (2017), Red Sparrow (2018), Hanna (2011), Jason Bourne (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 79K
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, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: female assassin, female spy, female agent, female protagonist, cia agent, double agent, model, one woman army, cia, spy, russian spy, undercover agent ...
Time: 90s, 80s, year 1987, year 1990, year 1985
Place: paris france, new york, france, bahamas, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
98%
 6.7
 190K
Atomic Blonde (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, sexy, harsh, atmospheric ...
Plot: female spy, female assassin, undercover agent, female agent, female killer, woman fights a man, double agent, spy, cold war, lesbian, female warrior, femme fatale ...
Time: year 1987, year 1989, 80s, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, east berlin, germany, eastern europe, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 182K
Red Sparrow (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Prima ballerina, Dominika Egorova faces a bleak and uncertain future after she suffers an injury that ends her career. She soon turns to Sparrow School, a secret intelligence service that trains exceptional young people to use their minds and bodies ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, sexual, erotic, rough ...
Plot: female agent, female spy, female assassin, spy, russian spy, deception, secret mission, seduction, manipulation, sexploitation, government agent, sexual humiliation ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: russia, budapest, hungary, europe, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.8
 198K
Hanna (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A 16-year-old girl raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe. Tracked by a ruthless operatives, she faces startling revelations about her existence and questions about her humanity.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, teenage girl, female assassin, secret agents, female killer, cia, female warrior, hitman, vengeance, strong female lead, super soldier, spy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, berlin germany, morocco, germany, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 223K
Jason Bourne (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
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, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: chase, cia agent, tough guy, spy, black ops, rogue agent, cia, espionage, amnesia, lone hero, investigation, rescue ...
Time: 90s, year 2016, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: las vegas, greece, london, washington d.c., rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.0
 305K
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, semi serious, heroic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, chase, secret agents, female spy, mercenary, ex cia agent, secret service, spy, on the run, fbi, gunfight, swat team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., florida, chicago illinois, kansas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After five (or six) years of vanilla-wedded bliss, ordinary suburbanites John and Jane Smith are stuck in a huge rut. Unbeknownst to each other, they are both coolly lethal, highly-paid assassins working for rival organisations. When they discover ...
Style: sexy, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, witty ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, secret agents, female assassin, double life, hitman, spy, love and romance, couples, secret identity, cia, female killer, secret service ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, atlanta georgia, new york, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.3
 34K
Unlocked (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Switzerland, UK, USA, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After failing to apprehend the terrorist behind a Paris attack that claimed dozens of lives, CIA agent Alice Racine is forced to live in London as a caseworker. Her mentor unexpectedly calls her back into action when the CIA discovers that another ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: cia agent, female spy, cia, female warrior, rogue agent, biohazard, timebomb, spy, spy mission, terrorism, betrayal, deception ...
Time: 2010s, year 2012
Place: buckingham palace, big ben london, paris france, langley virginia, tower bridge london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 382K
Wanted (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Doormat Wesley Gibson discovers that his recently murdered father – who Wesley never knew – belonged to a secret guild of assassins. After a leather-clad sexpot drafts Wesley into the society, he hones his innate killing skills and turns avenger.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, superhuman powers, mentor, gunfight, life turned upside down, strong female lead, hitman, supernatural, escapades, secret movement, revenge, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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, rough, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, secret agents, conspiracy, spy, corruption, fighting the system, manhunt, escapades, uncover truth, agent as target, secret service ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: paris france, langley virginia, europe, london, turin italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 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, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, religion, islam, faith, traitor, bomb, prison, working undercover, undercover, dishonesty, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1978
Place: sudan, london, toronto ontario canada, madrid, nice france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mission: Impossible (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Ethan Hunt, the leader of a crack espionage team whose perilous operation has gone awry with no explanation, discovers that a mole has penetrated the CIA, he's surprised to learn that he's the No. 1 suspect. To clear his name, Hunt ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, cia, mission, espionage, chase, undercover, spy, secret service, double agent, betrayal, terrorist, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: prague, paris france, berlin germany, united kingdom, virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Ethan Hunt and his team are racing against time to track down a dangerous terrorist named Hendricks, who has gained access to Russian nuclear launch codes and is planning a strike on the United States. An attempt to stop him ends in an explosion ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, secret agents, mission, espionage, female spy, terrorist, top secret, frame up, courage, teamwork, cia, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: dubai, hungary, san francisco, mumbai india, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
London Has Fallen (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Bulgaria
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, psychotronic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, secret service, terrorist, assassination, terrorist attack, head of state, president, conspiracy, secret agents, save the day, graphic violence, world politics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, tokyo, washington d.c., europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, escape, one against many, secret agents, tough heroes, on the run, amnesia, assassin, black ops, cia, uncover truth, agent as target ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, hamburg germany, switzerland, france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 169K
RED 2 (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia agent, secret agents, hitman, mercenary, cia, espionage, spy, agent, secret service, nuclear, silly humor, top secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, russia, usa, paris france, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.7
 221K
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 ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: cia, gunfight, espionage, cia agent, mercenary, on the run, secret agents, fistfight, corruption, secret service, betrayal, who to trust ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: cape town south africa, africa, south africa, paris france, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: exciting, serious, suspense, twists and turns, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, espionage, spy, cia, tough guy, cia agent, intelligence agency, government conspiracy, intelligence, assassin, on the run, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maryland, manila philippines, the philippines, virginia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 135K
The Recruit (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A brilliant CIA trainee must prove his worth at the Farm, the agency's secret training grounds, where he learns to watch his back and trust no one.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: cia, spy, double agent, basic training, surveillance, recruit, mole, hotshot hero, recruitment, espionage, betrayal, traitor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., boston, usa, miami, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, twists and turns, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, secret agents, terrorism, sniper, surveillance, undercover, conspiracy, race against time, analyst, undercover agent, political conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2003, 2000s ...
Place: russia, london, new york, afghanistan, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 150K
Vantage Point (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The attempted assassination of the American President is told and re-told from several different perspectives.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, terrorism, betrayal, secret service, bomb, president, chase, assassination, terrorist, uncover truth, investigation, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, tough guy, spy, one against many, secret agents, on the run, uncover truth, tough heroes, agent as target, fighting the system, conspiracy, espionage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: russia, europe, berlin germany, germany, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Mission: Impossible III (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, China, Italy
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Retired from active duty to train new IMF agents, Ethan Hunt is called back into action to confront sadistic arms dealer, Owen Davian. Hunt must try to protect his girlfriend while working with his new team to complete the mission.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: secret agents, spy, mission, espionage, double agent, disguise, cia, gunfight, heroes, hi-tech, top secret, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: shanghai, berlin germany, vatican, virginia, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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, twists and turns, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, secret agents, espionage, undercover, save the day, heroes, secret service, conspiracy, spy, dishonesty, law enforcement, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008, 2010s, 2000s
Place: switzerland, montenegro, usa, moscow russia, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: female assassin, memory loss, strong female lead, hitman, female killer, female protagonist, amnesia, cia, chase, presumed dead, terrorism, rogue agent ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, atlantic city new jersey, pennsylvania, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 101K
Colombiana (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Zoe Saldana plays a young woman who, after witnessing her parents’ murder as a child in Bogota, grows up to be a stone-cold assassin. She works for her uncle as a hitman by day, but her personal time is spent engaging in vigilante murders that she ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: female assassin, female killer, vengeance, tough girl, hitman, vigilante, one against many, crimes, vigilantism, lone hero, haunted by the past, latinos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, year 1992
Place: colombia, usa, south america, latin america, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus") is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As the national ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: secret service, terrorism, president, one man army, white house, terrorist attack, hostage, secret agents, daring rescue, nuclear threat, save the day, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa, north korea, pentagon, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.6
 50K
Alias (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Sydney Bristow, an agent who has been tricked to believe she is working for the U.S. government, is actually working for a criminal organization named the Alliance of Twelve. Upon learning this, Sydney becomes a double agent for the real CIA.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, teen drama
Plot: female spy, cia, double agent, secret identity, working undercover, secret agents, spy, double life, martial arts, espionage, young woman, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 50K
The Sentinel (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A secret service agent is framed as the mole in an assassination attempt on the president. He must clear his name and foil another assassination attempt while on the run from a relentless FBI agent.
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, intense, twists and turns ...
Plot: frame up, secret service, investigation, on the run, blackmail, double agent, assassination attempt, uncover truth, special agents, protagonist as suspect, fighting the system, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate - an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF.
Style: breathtaking, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: cia agent, spy, mission, espionage, cia, secret agents, conspiracy, tough guy, fistfight, heroic mission, villain, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, london, vienna, europe, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%