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WarGames: The Dead Code (2008)
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WarGames: The Dead Code (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Computer hacker Will Farmer engages a government super-computer named Ripley in an online terrorist-attack simulation game. Little does Farmer know that Ripley has been designed to appeal to potential terrorists, and certain software glitches have in turn made him become paranoid.
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nuclear bomb, bomb, terrorism, heroes, prodigy, chaos, race against time, government agency, technophobia, technology gone awry, nuclear threat, undercover, save the day, computers and web, computer genius, computer, death of father, state affairs, chess, winter, subway, video game, gamer, technology, taxi ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., afghanistan, bosnia, montreal, philadelphia, tehran iran, montreal quebec canada

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Most similar movies to WarGames: The Dead Code

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and exciting films with plots about danger, chases and races, heroes, deadly, race against time, undercover and terrorism mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like WarGames: The Dead Code: The Genius Club (2006), Contagion (2002), Days of Terror (2006), Right at Your Door (2006), Detonator (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Genius Club (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Seven geniuses, with IQs over 200, are plucked from their lives on Christmas Eve to try to solve the world's problems in one night
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, save the day, mastermind, undercover, society, prodigy, race against time, special agents, redemption, chaos, catastrophe, bomb threat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c.
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 4.0
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Contagion (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 21st Century, terrorists have developed a new way to strike: disease. Not only have they created a deadly Level Four Ebola virus, their first victim is the President of the United States. The virus is particularly contagious and is spreading. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, terrorism, survival, undercover, state affairs, race against time, bio weapon, plague, chaos, quarantine, antidote, disaster ...
Time: contemporary
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82%
 3.8
 467
Days of Terror (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the midst of a personal crisis, junior senator Maggie Davidson (Holly) ascertains that she's the subject of a terrorist plot.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, political conspiracy, undercover, politics, crimes, terrorism, rivalry, dishonesty, state affairs, murder, heroes, government agency ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Right at Your Door (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A dirty bomb goes off in Los Angeles, jamming freeways and spreading a toxic cloud.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: infection, couples, toxic, save the day, race against time, terrorism, isolation, americana, bomb, hostage, conspiracy, radio ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.0
 408
Detonator (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former FBI agent must stop a crazy man from blowing up bombs.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, save the day, undercover, master criminal, rivalry, special agents, terrorism, law enforcement, crimes, race against time, vengeance, fbi ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.6
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Locusts (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Horror, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dr. Maddy Rierdon, an investigator for the Department of Agriculture, is the only person who can protect America from a deadly breed of bioengineered locusts.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, scary, rough ...
Plot: dangerous animal, chaos, save the day, experiment gone awry, heroes, race against time, disorder, destruction, strong female presence, farm, locust, disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.5
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Dirty War (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After years of meticulous planning, a terrorist operation is reaching its final stages. The authorities have received no intelligence; they are in a race against time but don't yet know it. As the operation unfolds, we see the working lives of ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: radical, firefighter, secret agents, terrorism, save the day, political conspiracy, working undercover, special agents, government agency, undercover, crimes, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.3
 589
Counterstrike (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Secret Service agent and his brother, a reckless ATF agent, try to stop a group of extreme right-wing U.S. military mercenaries, led by a fanatic Taiwanese vixen, who hijack the Queen Mary 2 ocean liner with the U.S. and Chinese presidents on ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, daring rescue, adventure, rescue, save the day, special agents, rivalry, confined, race against time, undercover, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Scorcher (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The only hope for humanity to survive a natural disaster is to detonate a nuclear bomb in Los Angeles.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, apocalypse, evacuation, soldier, race against time, government agency, save the world, daring rescue, atomic bomb, adventure, terrorism, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, antarctica, pacific ocean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.1
 922
Storm War (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A series of freak weather occurrences around Washington D.C. reunites two estranged brothers who are the sons of a once prestigious climate scientist. One of them suspects their father is behind it and upon further investigation, they discover that ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, humorous, captivating, tense
Plot: disaster, chaos and mayhem, chaos, save the day, escapades, race against time, siblings relations, parents and children, forces of nature, family relations, disorder, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.3
 613
Hour of Valor (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Presidential candidate running against the Vice-President plans a trip to the Balkans to negotiate the release of American servicemen being held hostage. Before he leaves, he receives a disk documenting evidence that the Vice-President has been ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, hijacking, political conspiracy, state affairs, secret agents, confined, undercover, save the day, adventure, race against time, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The President's Man: A Line in the Sand (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A counterterrorism specialist is assigned by the President to track down a terrorist who is suspected of planning to set off a nuclear device in the U.S.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, heroes, undercover, law enforcement, race against time, good versus evil, secret agents, crimes, one man army, confined, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, washington d.c., afghanistan, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Jerusalem Countdown (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When nuclear weapons are smuggled into America, FBI Agent Shane Daughtry (David A.R White) is faced with an impossible task -- find them before they are detonated. The clock is ticking and the only people who can help are a washed up arms dealer ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, christian film
Plot: terrorism, bomb, terrorist, race against time, law enforcement, nuclear threat, state affairs, nuclear bomb, fbi agent, religious, bible prophecy, christian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Critical Assembly (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Critical Assembly is based on two college students (Katherine Heigl and Kerr Smith) who build a nuclear device, which is stolen by a fellow student. When it ends up in the hands of a terrorist, they work with an FBI agent (Beach) in a race against ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, law enforcement, undercover, heroes, state affairs, media coverage, fbi agent, betrayal, professor, terrorist group, hitman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Day of the Dolphin (1973)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Dr Jake Terrell, who has been training a pair of dolphins for many years, has had a breakthrough. He has taught his dolphins to speak and understand English, although they do have a limited vocabulary. When the dolphins are stolen, he discovers ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, sexy, melancholic, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, assassination, undercover, dolphins, conspiracy, espionage, adventure, animal life, inventions and discoveries, state affairs, dishonesty, rebellion ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Storm (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A top secret government study involving the manipulation of the weather goes awry, leaving L.A. in the path of a destructive hurricane. A meteorologist sets out to save the city.
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: catastrophe, manipulation, apocalypse, heroes, technology gone awry, escapades, airplane, undercover, save the day, adventure, chaos, government agency ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Enemy Within (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Colonel Casey discovers what appears to be plans by General Lloyd to use fake military excercises to assist Jack Giddings in his plans to remove President Foster from office. Colonel Casey, and President Foster must find evidence that there is a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, political thriller
Plot: conspiracy, political corruption, betrayal, state affairs, race against time, government agency, manhunt, undercover, revolution, political intrigue, political conspiracy, politics ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Alien Fury: Countdown to Invasion (2000)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in San Diego, the movie follows the desperate acts of Bill Templer head of a covert defense agency perpetrating a terrifying fraud on the American public - involving the imminent invasion of aliens - by leaking to the press a satellite image of ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: special agents, undercover, save the world, police detective, escapades, government agency, evil alien, alien encounter, dishonesty, satellite, conspiracy, u.s. president ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Homeland Security (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Admiral McKee (Tom Skerritt) is retired, when following the events of 9/11 he receives a call from the White House informing him that his commander in chief requires him to serve his country once again. Shortly after this he is sworn into office as ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, save the day, head of state, law enforcement, secret agents, special agents, heroes, race against time, state affairs, government agency, political conspiracy ...
Time: september 11 2001, 90s
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.3
 985
Antibody (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a terrorist with an implanted nuclear detonator gets shot, a team of scientists must defuse the bomb by miniaturizing themselves and going into his bloodstream. His organism's antibodies start to mass against them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, timebomb, nuclear bomb, undercover, crimes, destiny, adventure, space and aliens, race against time, heroes, hostage, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.2
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Dark Storm (2006)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On a secret military base a group of scientists have made a discovery unequaled since the invention of the A-bomb; code-named Eruptor, it's a device that supercharges Dark Matter and uses it to change the molecular structure of its target, ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: military base, catastrophe, disaster, experiment gone awry, heroes, race against time, save the world, mad scientist, technology gone awry, save the planet, disorder, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.7
 323
The Insurgents (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Set in a post-9/11 America, four Americans come together to build a truck bomb and plan to detonate it on a target in the U.S. Highlighting the days leading up to the event.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, politics, conspiracy, bomb, rebellion, life is a bitch, state affairs, rivalry, terrorism, society, crimes, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Locusts: The 8th Plague (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of scientists try to stop a swarm of flesh-eating locusts that escape from a top secret government lab in the USA Midwest.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, locust, dangerous animal, save the day, race against time, entomologist, insect, secret place, government facility, apocalypse, female soldier, soldier ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Deep Core (2000)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A powerful laser machine rips the core of the earth causing earthquakes and tsunamis, and only one man and his team can save the planet from destruction. Will they succeed? Action, suspense and disaster for fans of the genre.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: technology gone awry, forces of nature, undercover, heroes, adventure, chaos, escapades, save the world, save the planet, conspiracy, nuclear, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.8
 310
Landslide (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Manhattan fireman Mark Decker visits, for the first time, his Steven in his ex Emma's new apartment in one of her dad Donald Richardson's development estates, at the foot of Diamand-back Mountain. But Don's ambitious executive Stewart ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, save the day, escapades, race against time, adventure, pregnancy, rescue, father son relationship, forces of nature, heroes, catastrophe, disaster ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
 8K
Five Fingers (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Martijn, an idealistic Dutch pianist, travels to Morocco to help start a food program for malnourished children. Within moments of his arrival, however, Martijn is abducted by a group of terrorists, injected with a debilitating drug, and imprisoned. ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, torture, idealism, charity, race against time, rivalry, confined, missing person, presumed dead, chess, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.0
 1K
Ignition (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A web of intrigue and conspiracy lies beneath the euphoria as the U.S. is about to put a man on the moon for the first time in over thirty years
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, manhunt, fighting the system, life turned upside down, law enforcement, special agents, dishonesty, assassination, politics, undercover, rebellion, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Eavesdropper (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Fifteen deaf patients took part in an experimental clinical trail aimed at hearing restoration. Within days, fourteen of the fifteen participants in the trial become violently psychotic, ultimately taking their lives to stop violent side effects ...
Style: serious, exciting, experimental, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: crimes, mute or deaf, special agents, mad scientist, undercover, hidden identity, government agency, rivalry, mind game, state affairs, experiment gone awry, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Crash Point Zero (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a plane carrying a legendary and recently found death ray machine from Siberia to Canada is hijacked and crashes in the remote mountains of Alaska, only a fearless government agent (Treat Williams) will risk his life to save the world. A modern ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, confined, terrorism, save the day, adventure, survival, tough heroes, undercover, race against time, heroes, daring rescue, one man army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Diplomatic Siege (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Steve Mitchell is clandestinely sent to the US embassy in Bucharest, Romania to disarm a nuclear bomb that has secretly remained in the building since the end of the Cold War, little does he know that other problems will soon erupt. He must ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, heroic mission, politics, crimes, save the day, rescue, race against time, secret agents, state affairs, government agency, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, balkan, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%