Movies like Salt

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Salt (2010)
 6.4
 299K
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: twists and turns, exciting, suspense, surprise ending, serious, tricky, visually appealing, realistic, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female protagonist, cia, espionage, female spy, spy, double agent, strong female lead, secret service, female assassin, cia agent, agent as target, secret agents, chase, on the run, assassination, lone hero, protagonist as suspect, russian, treason, russian spy, terrorism, spies, revenge, state affairs, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, ussr, soviet union, russia, north korea, 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, twists and turns and suspenseful films with plots about gun, assassin, pistol, murder, betrayal, chase and espionage mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Salt: Anna (2019), The Coldest City (2017), Red Sparrow (2018), Hanna (2011), The Bourne Ultimatum (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 66K
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, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: female assassin, female spy, cia agent, female protagonist, double agent, russian spy, cia, one woman army, female agent, kgb, murder, model ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 80s, year 1987, year 1985 ...
Place: paris france, milan italy, moscow russia, bahamas, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
97%
The Coldest City (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, harsh, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: female spy, female assassin, undercover agent, double agent, woman fights a man, female agent, female warrior, spy, lesbian, femme fatale, cold war, undercover ...
Time: year 1989, 20th century, 80s, year 1987
Place: berlin germany, east berlin, east berlin east germany, germany, eastern europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 171K
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, erotic, rough, brutal ...
Plot: female spy, female assassin, female agent, deception, spy, russian spy, secret mission, seduction, manipulation, sexploitation, training, secret agent ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: russia, budapest, hungary, europe, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.8
 192K
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, secret agents, female assassin, cia, strong female lead, female warrior, undercover, hitman, teenage girl, female killer, vengeance, spy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, berlin germany, morocco, europe, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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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, 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 ⇓
82%
 6.6
 212K
Jason Bourne (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Spain
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, spy, black ops, rogue agent, tough guy, espionage, cia, amnesia, gunfight, rescue, assassination ...
Time: year 2016, 90s, 1990s, 21st century, 2000s ...
Place: las vegas, greece, london, nevada, germany ...
⇓ 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, suspenseful, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: hitman, battle of the sexes, female assassin, double life, love and romance, secret agents, secret identity, cia, spy, couples, secret service, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, new york, brooklyn new york city, atlanta georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.0
 293K
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, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, secret agents, chase, fbi, spy, female spy, secret service, mercenary, swat team, on the run, gunfight, conspiracy theory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, new orleans, chicago illinois, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 6.3
 32K
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, terrorism, betrayal, spy mission, timebomb, spy, brutality ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s
Place: langley virginia, big ben london, tower bridge london, moscow russia, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 364K
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: superhuman powers, mentor, femme fatale, supernatural, strong female lead, revenge, life turned upside down, gunfight, hitman, good versus evil, secret movement, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, cia, espionage, mission, chase, undercover, spy, secret service, double agent, betrayal, embassy, terrorist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: prague, paris france, langley virginia, united kingdom, virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.6
 162K
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, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, secret agents, cia agent, hitman, espionage, spy, mercenary, agent, secret service, exploding airplane, nuclear, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: russia, england, usa, paris france, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, chase, cia, spy, on the run, off the grid, government conspiracy, intelligence agency, secret agents, manhunt, undercover, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maryland, manila philippines, the philippines, virginia, seoul ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.7
 209K
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: suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: cia, espionage, gunfight, on the run, secret agents, mercenary, corruption, betrayal, who to trust, danger, fistfight, consulate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa, paris france, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, twists and turns, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, spy, secret agents, on the run, fighting the system, tough heroes, uncover truth, one against many, agent as target, manhunt, conspiracy, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: russia, europe, berlin germany, italy, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, danger, save the day, heroes, conspiracy, spy, law enforcement, dishonesty, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: switzerland, montenegro, usa, moscow russia, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 48K
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: political thriller, suspenseful, rough, suspense, intense ...
Plot: frame up, secret service, investigation, on the run, double agent, blackmail, assassination attempt, uncover truth, fighting the system, protagonist as suspect, special agents, false accusation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ 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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, secret agents, terrorism, conspiracy, sniper, undercover agent, surveillance, political conspiracy, undercover, murder, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001, year 2003, 2000s ...
Place: russia, london, pennsylvania, afghanistan, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, girls' night
Plot: female assassin, memory loss, hitman, strong female lead, amnesia, chase, presumed dead, terrorism, rogue agent, female protagonist, single mother, teacher ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, pennsylvania, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, girls' night, teens
Plot: secret service, terrorism, president, one man army, white house, terrorist attack, hostage, daring rescue, danger, nuclear threat, secret agents, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa, north korea, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.0
 56K
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, faith, traitor, bomb, prison, working undercover, undercover, islam, dishonesty, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1978
Place: sudan, london, toronto ontario canada, nice france, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, psychotronic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, secret service, terrorist attack, terrorist, assassination, secret agents, danger, save the day, head of state, graphic violence, conspiracy, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, nevada, big ben london, pakistan ...
⇓ 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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: secret agents, espionage, spy, mission, disguise, double agent, cia, gunfight, mask, heroic mission, heroes, top secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: berlin germany, shanghai, vatican, virginia, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.6
 130K
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, basic training, double agent, surveillance, recruit, espionage, betrayal, hotshot hero, undercover, rookie, cat and mouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, washington d.c., usa, langley virginia, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
 6.6
 146K
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, secret service, bomb, betrayal, chase, president, assassination, terrorist, uncover truth, investigation, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Bourne Identity (2002)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Czech Republic, France
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: political thriller, intense, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, secret agents, escape, tough heroes, on the run, black ops, assassin, one against many, cia, amnesia, uncover truth, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, switzerland, europe, france, barcelona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.1
 71K
Mile 22 (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Colombia
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, tense, suspense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agent, top secret, black ops, secret agents, martial arts, terrorist, cia, political corruption, computer cracker, danger, machismo, rescue ...
Time: 2010s, year 2016
Place: indonesia, asia, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 97K
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, cia, frame up, on the run, agent, chases and races, conspiracy, law enforcement, escape, mole, law enforcer killer, ex law enforcer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, twists and turns, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, espionage, government, life turned upside down, family in danger, crimes, danger, heroes, female assassin, government agent, unlikely hero, police chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 85K
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: serious, rough, twists and turns, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, one woman army, spies, fist fighting, betrayal, chases and races, rivalry, danger, hitman, one man army, manhunt, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., barcelona, usa, ireland, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%