Movies like Salt

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Salt (2010)
 6.4
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Salt (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, 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: suspense, twists and turns, exciting, surprise ending, serious, intense, tricky, suspenseful, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: double agent, cia, spy, espionage, chase, assassination, revenge, secret service, russian spy, female protagonist, lone hero, terrorism, russian, cold war, on the run, protagonist as suspect, secret agents, betrayal, state affairs, female spy, conspiracy, agent as target, off the grid, treason, one woman army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: soviet union, new york, usa, russia, united states, north korea, manhattan new york city ...

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Most similar movies to Salt

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, realistic, entertaining and suspenseful films with plots about assassin, betrayal, espionage, chase, murder, secret service and car chase mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Salt: The Bourne Ultimatum (2007), Shooter (2007), Safe House (2012), Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), Wanted (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, chases and races, manhunt, fighting the system, corruption, danger, tough heroes, spy, secret agents, on the run, assassin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: langley virginia, madrid, europe, moscow russia, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 283K
Shooter (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, 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: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, frame up, corruption, fbi, master warrior, senator, military, chases and races, loner, on the run, sniper rifle, false accusation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, ethiopia, tennessee, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.8
 185K
Safe House (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Africa, Japan, USA
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: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, on the run, espionage, mercenary, secret agents, betrayal, corruption, consulate, martial arts, microchip, rogue agent, interrogation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa, langley virginia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, intense, romantic, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: secret identity, hitman, battle of the sexes, spy, secret service, cia, marriage, love and romance, chases and races, assassination attempt, secret agents, double life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, french riviera, atlanta georgia, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.7
 331K
Wanted (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, 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: exciting, serious, stylized, twists and turns, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, trap, rage, life turned upside down, bomb, party, supernatural, mentor, good versus evil, gunfight, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, europe
⇓ 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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, amnesia, chase, female killer, hitman, rogue agent, female protagonist, teacher, single mother, escape, hostage, timebomb ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, pennsylvania, new jersey
⇓ 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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, twists and turns, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, tough heroes, escape, amnesia, assassin, uncover truth, car chase, haunted by the past, memory loss, government agency, secret agents, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, barcelona spain, hamburg germany, langley virginia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 143K
RED 2 (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada
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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, secret agents, espionage, exploding airplane, spy, on the run, race against time, chase, drugs/alcohol, danger, agent, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, england, europe, usa, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 264K
RED (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
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, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, cia, on the run, fbi, retired, chase, spy, secret service, alarm, retirement, sniper rifle, shot to death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida, chicago illinois, washington d.c., cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 52K
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: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, spy, secret agents, escape, prison, faith, alcohol, bomb, car bomb, traitor, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1978
Place: sudan, chicago illinois, washington d.c., marseille, nova scotia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 45K
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, twists and turns, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: frame up, investigation, secret service, on the run, assassination attempt, double agent, blackmail, protagonist as suspect, special agents, agent, usa president, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ 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: suspense, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, cia, undercover, mission, secret service, betrayal, spy, chase, master villain, heist, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: prague, shanghai china, czech republic, berlin germany, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.5
 86K
U.S. Marshals (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: U.S. Marshal Sam Gerard is accompanying a plane load of convicts from Chicago to New York. The plane crashes spectacularly, and Mark Sheridan escapes. But when Diplomatic Security Agent John Royce is assigned to help Gerard recapture Sheridan, it ...
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, cia, on the run, mole, fugitives, agent, frame up, chases and races, law enforcement, escape, accident, innocence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 41K
Alias (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cia, double agent, spy, secret agents, secret identity, martial arts, secret movement, female spy, betrayal, espionage, undercover, female killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, sniper, secret agents, conspiracy, surveillance, u.s. marine, murder, heroes, terrorism, air disaster, analyst ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, year 2003 ...
Place: russia, pennsylvania, manhattan new york city, afghanistan, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Echelon Conspiracy (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Mysterious cell phone messages promise a young American engineer untold wealth - then make him the target of a deadly international plot. Dangerous security operatives chase the engineer across the globe, while a powerful government official pursues ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, chase, casino, a.i., on the run, technology gone awry, computers and web, chases and races, danger, chaos, government agency, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: europe, usa, czech republic, prague, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 122K
The Recruit (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
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: suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, spy, hotshot hero, espionage, basic training, betrayal, rookie, surveillance, undercover, double agent, mole, hacker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, peru, langley virginia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, chase, assassin, wolf, tracking device, spy, hunted, suicide by gunshot, laptop, fake id, false passport ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maryland, manila philippines, virginia, the philippines, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.0
 199K
The Tourist (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Italy, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: American tourist Frank (Johnny Depp) meets mysterious British woman Elsie (Angelina Jolie) on the train to Venice. Romance seems to bud, but there's more to her than meets the eye. Remake of the 2005 French film "Anthony Zimmer", ...
Style: twists and turns, suspense, exciting, twist ending, surprise ending ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: master criminal, undercover agent, mysterious character, manipulations, misled, off the grid, outsmarting, espionage, female spy, foot chase, russian mafia, female agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, venice, scotland yard, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.1
 132K
Spy Game (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, Japan, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Veteran spy Nathan Muir is on the verge of retiring from the CIA when he learns that his one-time protégé and close friend, Tom Bishop, is a political prisoner sentenced to die in Beijing. Although their friendship has been marred by bad blood and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, spy, espionage, rescue, government agency, secret agents, cold war, race against time, political corruption, woman in danger, chases and races, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: china, berlin germany, hong kong, saigon, cyprus ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Enemy of the State (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, 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, suspense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: satellite, fighting the system, manhunt, surveillance, corruption, paranoia, witnessing a crime, mexican standoff, political conspiracy, uncover truth, conspiracy, lawyer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, espionage, cia, undercover, drugs/alcohol, hitman, agent, retired, save the day, tough heroes, danger, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: switzerland, montenegro, usa, chechnya, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Clear and Present Danger (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, cia, spy, helicopter, mercenary, conspiracy, assassination, violence, espionage, president, coast guard, fbi ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: colombia, usa, panama, latin america, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
Genre: Action, 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: suspenseful, serious, suspense, stylized, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, manhunt, cia, tough heroes, fighting the system, spy, sniper, uncover truth, amnesia, espionage, assassin, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, germany, russia, italy, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 136K
Vantage Point (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The attempted assassination of the American President is told and re-told from several different perspectives.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, terrorism, bomb, assassination, chase, betrayal, secret service, innocence, president, terrorist, security guard, limousine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.0
 523K
Casino Royale (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, Czech Republic, USA, Germany, Bahamas, Italy
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: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, casino, chase, heroic mission, british secret service, double agent, 007, torture, obsessive quest, secret agents, master villain, spy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: montenegro, italy, europe, prague czech republic, uganda ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Quantum of Solace (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Quantum of Solace continues the adventures of James Bond after Casino Royale. Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. Pursuing his determination to uncover the truth, Bond and M interrogate ...
Style: suspense, exciting, intense, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, espionage, secret service, vengeance, betrayal, spy, 007, interrogation, james bond, undercover, secrets, bond girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: bolivia, haiti, austria, caribbean, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.9
 91K
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, assassination, assassin, rivalry, cia, spy, danger, ira, boat chase, boat, repayment, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, ireland, north africa, new england, maryland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, Czech Republic, Russia, India, Canada
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, serious, captivating, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, espionage, secret agents, mission, undercover, save the day, skyscraper, frame up, teamwork, race against time, chases and races, nuclear threat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: dubai, russia, hungary, seattle washington, mumbai india ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Coldest City (2017)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Sweden, USA
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, harsh, exciting, sexy ...
Plot: double agent, spy, undercover agent, cold war, bisexual woman, shooting, sexy woman, blonde, brutality, man fights a woman, vodka, undercover ...
Time: year 1987, year 1989
Place: germany, east berlin east germany, europe, berlin germany, east berlin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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