Movies like Salt

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Salt (2010)
 6.4
 280K
Salt (2010)
Genre: Action, 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, surprise ending, exciting, twists and turns, tricky, serious, realistic, suspenseful, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female protagonist, double agent, spy, espionage, cia, female spy, chase, secret service, assassination, russian, on the run, agent as target, russian spy, lone hero, terrorism, revenge, treason, secret agents, state affairs, protagonist as suspect, betrayal, cold war, conspiracy, president, one woman army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: soviet union, new york, usa, 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 betrayal, assassin, pistol, chase, conspiracy, spy and murder mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Salt: Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), Hanna (2011), The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996), Safe House (2012), The Bourne Ultimatum (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, romantic, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens
Plot: secret identity, secret service, hitman, double life, spy, battle of the sexes, love and romance, cia, chases and races, marriage, assassination attempt, secret life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city, atlanta georgia, french riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 180K
Hanna (2011)
Genre: Action, 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, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, cia, young heroes, undercover, teenage girl, danger, female killer, training, vengeance, parents and children, secret agent, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, morocco, africa, germany, 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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, amnesia, hitman, secret service, female killer, chase, presumed dead, cia, double life, female protagonist, single mother, rogue agent ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, pennsylvania, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 194K
Safe House (2012)
Genre: Action, 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, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, on the run, espionage, mercenary, corruption, microchip, gunfight, betrayal, martial arts, consulate, rogue agent, interrogation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: cape town south africa, africa, south africa, paris france, langley virginia
⇓ 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, serious, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, manhunt, fighting the system, chases and races, danger, secret agents, conspiracy, corruption, uncover truth, violence, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: langley virginia, europe, madrid, new york, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.2
 25K
Unlocked (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Switzerland, UK, USA
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, suspenseful, rough, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: cia agent, rogue agent, cia, biohazard, spy mission, spy, terrorism, timebomb, betrayal, conspiracy, virus, female warrior ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s
Place: paris france, langley virginia, tower bridge london, big ben london, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 150K
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, realistic, semi serious, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, spy, race against time, on the run, exploding airplane, secret agents, mercenary, chase, secret service, hitman, top secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, england, usa, europe, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 43K
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, boys' night
Plot: cia, double agent, secret identity, spy, secret agents, young woman, working undercover, betrayal, deception, female spy, chases and races, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.6
 125K
The Recruit (2003)
Genre: Action, 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, realistic, serious, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, spy, double agent, espionage, betrayal, hotshot hero, basic training, rookie, mole, state affairs, dangerous attraction, surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, washington d.c., langley virginia, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 16K
Anna (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 119 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, serious, realistic, dark, suspenseful ...
Plot: female assassin, cia agent, female spy, murder, lesbian, female protagonist, cia, spy, one woman army, russian spy, working undercover, danger ...
Time: year 1985, year 1990
Place: paris france, milan italy, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serious, stylized, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: espionage, mission, disguise, secret agents, secret, spy, double agent, gunfight, murder, nurse, doctor, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: shanghai, hong kong, berlin germany, washington d.c., shanghai china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 140K
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: exciting, twists and turns, surprise ending, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, terrorism, bomb, betrayal, chase, secret service, president, assassination, danger, investigation, uncover truth, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 248K
The Fugitive (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Wrongfully accused of murdering his wife, Richard Kimble escapes from the law in an attempt to find her killer and clear his name. Pursuing him is a team of U.S. marshals led by Deputy Samuel Gerard, a determined detective who will not rest until ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, manhunt, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, escape, on the run, betrayal, fugitives, death sentence, doctor, corruption, framed for murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 193K
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, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: chase, rogue agent, cia, amnesia, martial arts, interrogation, espionage, surveillance, cia agent, betrayal, survival, danger ...
Time: 1990s, 2010s, 2000s
Place: las vegas, greece, usa, athens greece, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 274K
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, realistic, semi serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, cia, on the run, retired, spy, chase, retirement, alarm, hitman, kidnapping, fbi, shooting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, florida, cleveland ohio, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Coldest City (2017)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Sweden, USA, 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, atmospheric, exciting, harsh ...
Plot: double agent, undercover agent, lesbian, cold war, spy, shooting, bisexual woman, blonde, brutality, man fights a woman, sexy woman, female assassin ...
Time: 20th century, year 1987, year 1989
Place: germany, east berlin east germany, eastern europe, europe, berlin germany ...
⇓ 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, intense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, terrorism, espionage, conspiracy, sniper, surveillance, secret agents, undercover, murder, race against time, dishonesty, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2001, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: russia, afghanistan, big ben london, moscow russia, pennsylvania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 46K
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, realistic, rough, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: frame up, secret service, investigation, blackmail, double agent, assassination attempt, on the run, political thriller, white house, special agents, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, realistic, rough, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, chase, spy, off the grid, on the run, surveillance, assassin, reporter, manhunt, cover up, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maryland, virginia, manila philippines, seoul, usa ...
⇓ 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: suspenseful, serious, stylized, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, cia, tough heroes, manhunt, spy, fighting the system, uncover truth, chases and races, espionage, assassin, amnesia, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: russia, europe, germany, italy, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, cia, espionage, mission, spy, undercover, chase, betrayal, secret service, double agent, murder, master villain ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: prague, czech republic, shanghai china, prague czech republic, kiev ukraine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 90K
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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, frame up, cia, on the run, agent, chases and races, law enforcement, escape, mole, ex law enforcer, law enforcer killer, obstacle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 53K
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, exciting, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, fbi, faith, undercover, traitor, prison, working undercover, bomb, crimes, investigation, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1978
Place: sudan, nova scotia, marseille, washington d.c., chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 142K
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, rough, brutal, erotic ...
Plot: female assassin, training, russian spy, deception, spy, secret mission, female spy, seduction, manipulation, traitor, secret agent, ballerina ...
Time: 2010s
Place: russia, hungary, england, budapest hungary, moscow russia ...
⇓ 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: exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, secret agents, undercover, danger, save the day, heroes, spy, law enforcement, dishonesty, brutality, retired ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: switzerland, montenegro, usa, moscow russia, chechnya ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.9
 95K
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: intense, suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, assassination, assassin, spy, boat chase, danger, rivalry, revenge, family in danger, government agency, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, ireland, washington d.c., scotland yard, maryland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, chase, a.i., danger, undercover, chaos, government agency, computer system, on the run, technology gone awry, computers and web, conspiracy theory ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: usa, europe, moscow russia, washington d.c., paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
London Has Fallen (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Bulgaria, USA
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, intense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist attack, danger, assassination, secret service, save the day, heroes, terrorist, president, surveillance, conspiracy, world politics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, london, buckingham palace, tower bridge london, scotland yard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong, Austria
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, conspiracy, mission, danger, chases and races, heroes, heroic mission, escapades, master villain, secret agents, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vienna, europe, austria, morocco, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, white house, president, one man army, hostages, daring rescue, secret service, secret agents, save the day, danger, terrorist attack, nuclear threat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., north korea, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%