Movies like Cleanskin

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Cleanskin (2012)
 6.3
 20K
Cleanskin (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: While working undercover as a bodyguard to arms dealer Harry, former-soldier-turned-secret-service-agent Ewan survives a bloody shootout with a member of an Islamic terrorist cell who steals Harry's briefcase full of Semtex explosives and escapes. Ewan's spymasters task Ewan with hunting down the cell members and retrieving the briefcase.
Style: exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, manhunt, undercover, fighting crime, crimes, danger, society, deadly, rivalry, chases and races, conspiracy, secret agents, muslim, agent, obsession, graphic violence, uninhibited rivalry, espionage, prostitute, student, wedding, motorcycle, bodyguard, assassin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, britain

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about danger, terrorism, chases and races, deadly, crimes, heroes and undercover mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Cleanskin: The Grid (2004), The Veteran (2011), MI-5 (2015), Bullet Train (2012), Traitor (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 741
The Grid (2004)
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, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, muslim, counter terrorism, murder, fbi, save the day, investigation, rivalry, rebellion, danger, race against time, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, africa, syria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 7K
The Veteran (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Soldier Robert Miller returns home from Afghanistan unable to fit back into society. Living on a violent council estate and finding work in undercover surveillance, he becomes obsessed with taking down a group of local gangsters who are ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, gang, undercover, crimes, ex soldier, gang war, vigilantism, conspiracy, uncover truth, life is a bitch, violence spree, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 21K
MI-5 (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: During a handover to the head of counter-terrorism of MI5, Harry Pearce, a terrorist escapes custody. When Harry disappears soon after, his protégé is tasked with finding out what happened as an impending attack on London looms, and eventually ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, secret agents, conspiracy, undercover, disobeying orders, one man army, corruption, race against time, explosive, police, innocent person killed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, moscow russia, big ben london, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden (2012)
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: suspenseful, exciting, tense, rough, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, military, manhunt, heroic mission, once in a lifetime opportunity, wanted, government agency, deadly, danger, mastermind, crime, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2020s
Place: pakistan, middle east, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 3.9
 2K
Bullet Train (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, India
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story revolves around a set of Indians, fighting to get what is their own, while another set of Indians working for the Scotland Yard Police chase them hard to stop them from spreading terror. The film in entirety has been been shot in London, ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: train, race against time, terrorism, vengeance, immigrants, bollywood, swat, danger, uninhibited rivalry, life is a bitch, deportation, bomb ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.0
 55K
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, twists and turns, exciting, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, fbi, faith, undercover, traitor, spy, bomb, prison, working undercover, suicide bomber, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1978
Place: sudan, london, nice france, chicago illinois, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Face of Fu Manchu (1965)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Grisly strangulations in London alert Nayland Smith of Scotland Yard to the possibility that fiendish Fu Manchu may not after all be dead, even though Smith witnessed his execution. A killer spray made from Tibetan berries seems to be involved and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: master criminal, terrorism, danger, riddles and clues, crime, chases and races, crimes, escapades, heroes, rivalry, kidnapping, faked death ...
Time: 60s
Place: scotland yard, england, europe, london, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
 12K
Outlaw (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A group of people who feel betrayed by their government and let down by their police force form a modern-day outlaw posse in order to right what they see as the wrongs of society.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, soldier, betrayal, security guard, crimes, police, society, vigilantism, vengeance, dishonesty, gangsters, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: britain, big ben london, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 3.7
 777
Crash Landing (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a hostage situation arises on-board a private plane with the daughter of a billionaire on-board. Major John Masters (Sabato Jr.) teams up with Captain Williams (Michael Paré) to stop the terrorist and land the plane.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, terrorism, terrorist, hostage, airplane, kidnapping, one man army, martial arts, hijacker, tough heroes, confined, hostages ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 8.0
 51K
Baby (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: An elite counter-intelligence unit learns of a plot, masterminded by a maniacal madman. With the clock ticking, it's up to them to track the terrorists' international tentacles and prevent them from striking at the heart of India.
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, espionage, fighting crime, danger, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, graphic violence, tough heroes, behind enemy lines, terrorist plot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.3
 426
Face of Terror (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A police officer searching for his missing sister in Spain uncovers a terrorist cell.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, terrorism, undercover, police investigation, drug dealing, secret agents, confined, race against time, working undercover, danger, drug abuse, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe, barcelona, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Contractor (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Former CIA Operative, James Dial is coaxed back into action to kill a terrorist in London, but it all goes wrong and he is forced into hiding, where he meets and befriends a 12 year old girl.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, betrayal, assassination, manhunt, heroes, crimes, hitman, murder, friendship, on the run, law enforcer killer, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, montana, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.0
 951
He Who Dares (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve a group of ruthless masked terrorists kidnap the Prime Ministers daughter, fortifying themselves in an underground car park rigged with explosives. Crack SAS operative Chris Lowe and his team are sent in and must take the building ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, military, soldier, crimes, daring rescue, danger, law enforcement, confined, escapades, hostage, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 100K
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, spy, cia, assassination, boat chase, danger, rivalry, revenge, family in danger, government agency, master criminal, secret agents ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, ireland, london, washington d.c., north africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 17K
Nighthawks (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An international terrorist has New York in a grip of panic and it's up to Det. Sgt. Deke DaSilva to take him down.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, undercover, tough law enforcer, crime, crimes, danger, master criminal, fighting crime, hostages, working undercover, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, london, paris france, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
 1K
Dragon Squad (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A team of Interpol agents arrive in the city to testify against a local crime lord. However on the way to court the vehicle carrying the Triad boss is attacked and the crime lord snatched, not by his own people but by another foe.
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: interpol, kidnapping, gangsters, martial arts, undercover, fighting crime, law enforcement, terrorism, danger, chase, deadly, government agency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 28K
Blown Away (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Blown Away tells the story of Jimmy Dove who works for the Boston bomb squad. Shortly after Dove leaves the force his partner is killed by a bomb that Dove thinks might have been made by someone he knows.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, psychopath, stalking, anarchist, revenge, investigation, race against time, government agency, criminal's revenge, vengeance, master criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Dying of the Light (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Bahamas, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Evan Lake, a veteran CIA agent, has been ordered to retire. But when his protégé uncovers evidence that Lake's nemesis, the terrorist Banir, has resurfaced, Lake goes rogue, embarking on a perilous, intercontinental mission to eliminate his ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, track down, retirement, espionage, special agents, secret agents, undercover, danger, revenge, cia, profanity, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., romania, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 3K
Live Wire (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Danny O'Neill is a bomb disposal expert assigned to a case where terrorists have developed an "invisible" liquid explosive which is activated within the human body.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, assassination, explosive, senator, crimes, undercover, investigation, danger, police detective, government agency, special agents, politics ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, conspiracy, terrorism, secret agents, sniper, surveillance, undercover, murder, race against time, wall street, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2001, september 11 2001, year 2013 ...
Place: russia, london, moscow russia, pennsylvania, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
 143K
Vantage Point (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, 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: terrorism, assassination attempt, bomb, betrayal, chase, secret service, president, assassination, terrorist, investigation, danger, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Point Men (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Some time after their botched operation to capture a known Palestinian terrorist, a team of Israeli agents starts to get killed off one by one. Their leader must get to the bottom of things before the killer(s) plan is complete.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, espionage, undercover, secret agents, assassination, assassination attempt, working undercover, vengeance, save the day, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: tel aviv israel, zurich switzerland, new york, austria, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Agent Hamilton: But Not If It Concerns Your Daughter (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Swedish intelligence officer Carl Hamilton's 7-year-old goddaughter Nathalie is kidnapped. When the kidnapping's underlying motive becomes known, the Swedish authorities assume a passive role, forcing Hamilton to action. With the help of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: terrorism, rescue, kidnapping, deadly, danger, track down, heroes, law enforcement, crimes, special agents, assassination attempt, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 471
Last Run (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Frank Banner used to specialize in helping Soviet spies defect safely to the West. Banner's wife was shot to death aiding such an escape. Now, with the Cold War over, Banner is called upon to safely escort an ex-K.G.B. man who is wanted dead by ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, undercover, tough heroes, manhunt, on the run, working undercover, deadly, law enforcement, danger, vengeance, secret agents, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hungary, europe, austria, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Fourth Angel (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Workaholic reporter, Jack Elgin takes his family on a working trip to India, but their aircraft is hijacked in Cyprus by a previously-unknown terrorist movement, and his wife and daughter are among the slaughtered. With western governments ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, vengeance, vigilantism, terrorist, fbi, special agents, one man army, survival, rivalry, danger, race against time, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, england, london, cyprus, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.1
 72K
A Wednesday (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mumbai, the financial capital of India, the city that never sleeps, the city of dreams, fast paced and ever changing, home to Bollywood! A City of beauty but also a city that got scarred! A city whose foundation is slowly crumbling beneath its ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: terrorist, bomb, negotiation, race against time, terrorism, bomb threat, police, muslim, police investigation, outsmarting, crimes, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Day of the Jackal (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An international assassin known as ‘The Jackal’ is employed by disgruntled French generals to kill President Charles de Gaulle, with a dedicated gendarme on the assassin's trail.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: terrorism, conspiracy, politics, hitman, assassination attempt, assassination, serial killer, false identity, law enforcement, police, crimes, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1963, 1960s, 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe, vienna, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.2
 369
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: undercover, one man army, save the day, race against time, terrorism, law enforcement, master criminal, deadly, danger, vengeance, crimes, special agents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
 3K
Dossier K. (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Vincke and Verstuyft are detectives of the Antwerp police department. This time they have to deal with the Albanian mob and some problems in their own police division.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: rivalry, vengeance, crimes, fighting crime, danger, police detective, law enforcement, deadly, mafia, murder, urban, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe, albania, antwerp
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Flight of Fury (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: John, is sent in to recover a stolen Stealth Bomber. His trusty sidekick Rojar and John's ever faithful Jessica, fight the rebel forces of Banansistan, led by the vivacious Ellianna.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, bomber, pilot, betrayal, chases and races, espionage, terrorism, soldier, crimes, secret agents, adventure, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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