Movies and TV shows like 24

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24 (2001)
 8.4
 160K
24
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: 24 is an American television series produced for the Fox network and syndicated worldwide, starring Kiefer Sutherland as Counter Terrorist Unit agent Jack Bauer. Each 24-episode season covers 24 hours in the life of Bauer, using the real time method of narration.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, bleak, clever, rough, stylized, cliffhanger ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, special agents, urban, against the rules, race against time, control room, terrorism, save the day, workplace intrigue, workplace, secret service, traitor, revenge, undercover, bomb, chases and races, rebellion, danger, state affairs, one man army, deadly, dishonesty, assassination of president, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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The Dark Knight
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA, UK
152 min.
 9.0
Strike Back
Action, Drama, Thriller
UK
45 min.
 8.3
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Most similar movies to 24

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and exciting films and TV series with plots about violence, chases and races, murder, danger, death, pistol and gunfight mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like 24: 24: Live Another Day (2014), Prison Break (2005), The Sentinel (2006), Strike Back (2010), Human Target (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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24: Live Another Day
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Jack Bauer comes out of hiding in London to head off a massive terrorist attack while being hunted down by American forces dispatched by President James Heller.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hacker, cia, president, fugitives, on the run, race against time, save the day, save the world, terrorist, blackmail, international relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   75%
 
 8.4
 413K
Prison Break
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Due to a political conspiracy, an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother, who makes it his mission to deliberately get himself sent to the same prison in order to break the both of them out, from the inside out.
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, fugitives, prison, brother, manhunt, fighting the system, wrongful imprisonment, death sentence, prison life, confined, on the run, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   100%
 
 6.1
 45K
The Sentinel
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, suspense, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: secret service, investigation, president, assassination, assassin, chase, betrayal, mentor, conspiracy, protagonist as suspect, murder, assassins ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   34%
 
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 8.3
 25K
Strike Back
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The series follows John Porter, a former British Special Forces soldier, who is drafted back into service by Section 20, a fictional branch of the Secret Intelligence Service.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, government agency, strong sexual content, daring rescue, chases and races, military, danger, kidnapping, hostages, one man army, heroic mission, military life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, england, iraq, middle east, afghanistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   36%
 
 7.8
 16K
Human Target
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Human Target is an American action drama television series that was broadcast by Fox in the United States. Based loosely on the Human Target comic book character created by Len Wein and Carmine Infantino for DC Comics, it is the second series based ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, mistaken identity, tough heroes, chases and races, danger, private detective, heroes, bodyguard, hidden identity, assassination attempt, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   29%
 
 6.7
 733
The Grid
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 266 min.
Story: A team of American and British counter-terrorists are tasked with stopping a terrorist cell who's operating on a global level.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, politics, government agency, secret agents, special agents, espionage, investigation, counter terrorism, cia, fbi, race against time, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, chicago illinois, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   38%
 
 7.5
 25K
24
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Former federal agent Jack Bauer confronts African dictator Benjamin Juma, whose forces have been ordered to capture the children Bauer oversees for malicious military training.
Style: clever, suspense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: redemption, politics, children, torture, kidnapping, murder, violence, race against time, brutality, dark hero, conspiracy, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   50%
 
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Clear and Present Danger
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, suspense, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, cia, assassination, spy, espionage, president, vengeance, violence, politics, chase, corruption, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: colombia, usa, washington d.c., venezuela, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   35%
 
In the Line of Fire
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Veteran Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan is a man haunted by his failure to save President Kennedy while serving protection detail in Dallas. Thirty years later, a man calling himself "Booth" threatens the life of the current President, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, clever, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassin, secret service, redemption, assassination, obsession, president, chase, conspiracy, gunfight, hitman, revenge, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, phoenix arizona, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   100%
 
 7.0
 52K
Traitor
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: terrorism, espionage, spy, fbi, cia, islam, religion, violence, protagonist as suspect, conspiracy, surveillance, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1978
Place: middle east, israel, africa, london, sudan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   32%
 
 5.4
 3K
Renegades
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Buster McHenry (Sutherland) is as an undercover agent for the police. His mission involves him in a robbery. Buster gets shot but Hank Storm (Phillips), an Indian, helps Buster. Since Hank wants a spear in the possession of the criminals that Buster ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, police corruption, crime, heist, gangsters, police investigation, undercover cop, revenge, chase, violence, partners against crime, robbery ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   29%
 
 6.4
 7K
The Package
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Experienced Green Beret sergeant Johnny Gallagher is escorting a prisoner, Airborne Ranger Thomas Boyette, back to the US, but Boyette escapes and Gallagher must risk life and limb to catch him.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, investigation, military, conspiracy, assassin, cold war, murder, police investigation, kidnapping, spy, betrayal, fugitives ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany, russia, washington d.c., chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   30%
 
 7.1
 132K
Spy Game
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, stylized, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, spy, cold war, mentor, corruption, conspiracy, assassin, assassination, prison, terrorism, spies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: china, germany, washington d.c., cyprus, saigon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   21%
 
Movie in collections
 7.0
 110K
The Kingdom
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A team of U.S. government agents is sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, investigation, chase, culture clash, fbi, torture, assassination, islam, violence, revenge, oil, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, saudi arabia, iraq, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   28%
 
 6.3
 36K
Nick of Time
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gene Watson is a public accountant who arrives on a train at Union Station in Los Angeles, accompanied by his 6-year-old daughter Lynn. Because of his ordinary looks, he is approached by a pair of sinister people named Smith and Jones.
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: kidnapping, assassination, conspiracy, chase, hostage, time, murder, corruption, neo noir, hotel, surveillance, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   28%
 
 5.2
 2K
The Cutter
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former cop turned Los Angeles P.I. takes on a case of a missing diamond cutter that leads him on an adventure of love and villainy spanning of mob to the present day Jewelry District.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, criminal's revenge, hostages, one man army, master criminal, private detective, chase, investigation, shoulder holster, rescue, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, germany, usa, los angeles, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   22%
 
 6.6
 136K
Vantage Point
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, exciting, serious, surprise ending, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, terrorism, secret service, chase, president, betrayal, conspiracy, car chase, murder, kidnapping, head of state, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   24%
 
 6.1
 13K
6 Bullets
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An ex-mercenary known for finding missing children is hired by a mixed martial arts fighter whose daughter has been kidnapped.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, urban, crime, daring rescue, kidnapping, missing child, danger, tough heroes, crimes, heroes, rescue mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   26%
 
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Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the rumored whereabouts of Osama bin Laden are revealed, the CIA readies a team of seasoned U.S. Navy SEALs for the mission of a lifetime. Despite inconclusive evidence that bin Laden is inside the compound, and ignoring the possible ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: government agency, soldier, crime, manhunt, terrorism, navy seal, heroic mission, tough heroes, military, chases and races, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2020s
Place: middle east, pakistan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   20%
 
 8.0
 63K
Burn Notice
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: A formerly blacklisted spy uses his unique skills and training to help people in desperate situations.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, starting over, adventure, secret agents, save the day, uncover truth, chases and races, crimes, spy, danger, dishonesty, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   25%
 
 5.7
 54K
Sabotage
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In "Sabotage", Arnold Schwarzenegger leads an elite DEA task force that takes on the world's deadliest drug cartels. When the team successfully executes a high-stakes raid on a cartel safe house, they think their work is done - until, ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, gory, brutality, crime, vengeance, police investigation, violence, car chase, revenge, drugs/alcohol, tough law enforcer, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, georgia, usa, california, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   24%
 
 4.4
 709
No Contest
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A beauty contest turns into a hostage situation, when the Miss Galaxy competition is taken over by a gang, demanding a ransom of diamonds. Sharon, a kick-boxing actress, is the host of the show, and the thorn in the terrorists side.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, terrorism, hostages, adventure, one man army, special agents, contests and competitions, race against time, daring rescue, terrorist, daughter, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   19%
 
Aurora: Operation Intercept
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: There have been two mysterious plane crashes in only 48 hours. The aircraft suddenly lose control and crash, killing everyone aboard. A woman of Russian descent, Francesca Zaborszin, the daughter of a slain Federal investigator, claims ...
Style: rough, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: airplane, one man army, adventure, secret agents, special agents, daring rescue, race against time, espionage, terrorism, save the day, heroic mission, hijacking ...
Time: 90s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   24%
 
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 5.7
 29K
Sudden Death
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: International action superstar Jean Claude Van Damme teams with Powers Boothe in a Tension-packed, suspense thriller, set against the back-drop of a Stanley Cup game.Van Damme portrays a father whose daughter is suddenly taken during a championship ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, terrorism, one man army, martial arts, lone hero, fight scenes, secret agents, explosions, assassin, secret service, violence, stadium ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   26%
 
 4.7
 1K
Rain Fall
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A hit man looks to protect the daughter of one of his victims against CIA assassins.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, crimes, danger, crime, hitman, rivalry, chases and races, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, police officer, foot chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   26%
 
Wanted: Dead or Alive
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This movie features a character who is supposed to be the descendant of the character played Steve McQueen in the television series of the same name. And like McQueen's Josh Randall, Hauer's Nick Randall is also a bounty. But also an ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, chase, terrorism, revenge, violence, bounty hunter, motorcycle, brutality, hostages, one man army, murder, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   25%
 
Boiling Point
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Red is an aging scam-artist who's just been released from prison together with Ronnie, a young and not-so-bright hoodlum who is easily manipulated. Their new business is to organize fake-money sales and then kill the buyer to take his money; ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, murder, prison, vengeance, undercover cop, redemption, undercover, master criminal, violence, corruption, gangster, revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   24%
 
 9.0
 2.0M
The Dark Knight
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but ...
Style: exciting, stylized, epic, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, vigilante, corruption, morality, secret identity, dark hero, batman, crime, vigilantism, violence, insanity, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   27%
 

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Assassination Games
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Brazil is a contract killer, willing to take any job if the price is right. Flint left the assassin game when a ruthless drug dealer’s brutal attack left his wife in a coma. When a contract is put out on the same coldblooded drug dealer, both ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, unlikely partners, vengeance, hitman, tough heroes, crimes, pistol, kickboxing, karate, anti hero, fight, silencer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: eastern europe, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   27%
 
 3.0
 297
Death Train
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man is supposed to guard a shipment of diamonds being sent by rail. But a man robs the train and kills the men guarding the diamonds. The robbers derail the train and hope to get away with their crime. The robbers get caught in Mexico and are sent ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostages, train, special agents, terrorism, countryside, adventure, tough heroes, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger, one man army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   23%
 
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