Movies and TV shows like Nikita

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Nikita (2010)
 7.7
 51K
Nikita (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Nikita will stop at nothing to expose and destroy Division, the secret U.S. agency who trained her as a spy and assassin.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female spy, female killer, female assassin, tough girl, secret government organization, hitman, spy, mole, heroine, double life, taekwondo, killings, crimes, working undercover, secret, top secret, characters in danger, strong female lead, young woman, undercover, fighting the system, assassination, government agency, martial arts, assassin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Nikita

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and realistic films and TV series with plots about danger, chases and races, undercover, espionage, spy, crimes and graphic violence mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Nikita: Alias (2001), Covert Affairs (2010), Point of No Return (1993), Person of Interest (2011), Human Target (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 50K
Alias (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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, boys' night, teen drama
Plot: female spy, cia, double agent, secret identity, working undercover, secret agents, spy, double life, martial arts, espionage, young woman, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
96%
 7.3
 29K
Covert Affairs (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A young CIA operative, Annie Walker, is mysteriously summoned to headquarters for duty as a field operative. While Annie believes she's been promoted for her exceptional linguistic skills, there may be something or someone from her past that ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, double life, cia, secret agents, female spy, blind character, state affairs, undercover, workplace, mission gone awry, characters in danger, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Point of No Return (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Hardened criminal Maggie Hayward's consistent violence, even in police custody, ends in the execution chamber. However, top-secret US government agent 'Bob' arranges a staged death, so Maggie can be elaborately trained as a phantom ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: female killer, hitman, lethal injection, murder, espionage, death sentence, female spy, undercover, government agency, life is a bitch, rivalry, addiction ...
Time: future, 90s
Place: washington d.c., california, new orleans, usa, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Person of Interest (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Person of Interest follows former CIA paramilitary operative, John Reese, who is presumed dead and teams up with reclusive billionaire Finch to prevent violent crimes in New York City by initiating their own type of justice. With the special ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, artificial intelligence, hi-tech, partners against crime, hacker, computer system, computer genius, mysterious character, computers and web, crimes, privacy invasion, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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 7.8
 18K
Human Target (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: serious, exciting, realistic, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bodyguard, mercenary, characters in danger, fistfight, hidden identity, heroes, teamwork, disguise, private detective, team, peril, expert ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 101K
Colombiana (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Zoe Saldana plays a young woman who, after witnessing her parents’ murder as a child in Bogota, grows up to be a stone-cold assassin. She works for her uncle as a hitman by day, but her personal time is spent engaging in vigilante murders that she ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: female assassin, female killer, vengeance, tough girl, hitman, vigilante, one against many, crimes, vigilantism, lone hero, haunted by the past, latinos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, year 1992
Place: colombia, usa, south america, latin america, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 183K
24 (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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 ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, stylized, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist plot, government agency, special agents, terrorism, terrorist, secret service, race against time, double agent, revenge, heroes, president, mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.3
 32K
Dark Angel (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Super soldier Max Guevera tries to live a normal life in post-apocalyptic Seattle while eluding capture by government agents from the covert biotech facility she escaped from as a child and searching for her genetically-enhanced brothers and sisters ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: female protagonist, super soldier, double life, secret government organization, genetic engineering, hidden identity, future dystopia, cloning, superhuman powers, secret movement, righting the wronged, experiment gone awry ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.5
 10K
Nikita (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: La Femme Nikita was a Canadian action/drama television series based on the French film Nikita by Luc Besson. The series was co-produced by Jay Firestone of Fireworks Entertainment and Warner Bros.. It was adapted for television by Joel Surnow. The ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, double agent, female killer, femme fatale, government agency, secret life, espionage, surveillance, cover up, female assassin, love, working undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.8
 20K
Intelligence (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A drama centered on a high-tech intelligence operative who is enhanced with a super-computer microchip in his brain, and the director of the elite government cyber-security agency who supports him.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hi-tech, government agency, computers and web, heroes, life risking, fellow agent, secret agents, computer system, resourceful, working undercover, intelligence, computer genius ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 72K
Nikita (1990)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A beautiful felon, sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a policeman, is given a second chance - as a secret political assassin controlled by the government.
Style: stylized, neo noir, atmospheric, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female killer, female assassin, double life, hitman, female spy, undercover, mentor, impossible love, robbery, training, secret identity, young woman ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: france, venice, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 73K
Burn Notice (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A formerly blacklisted spy uses his unique skills and training to help people in desperate situations.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, adventure, uncover truth, starting over, peril, new job, gadget, ex law enforcer, lifestyle change, secret agents, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 8.0
 237K
The Blacklist (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Raymond "Red" Reddington, one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives, surrenders in person at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He claims that he and the FBI have the same interests: bringing down dangerous criminals and terrorists. In ...
Style: captivating, serious, clever, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, special agents, master criminal, unlikely partners, mind game, law enforcement, crimes, outsmarting, terrorism, partners, investigation, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
24: Live Another Day (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, president, cia, terrorism, terrorist, treason, international relations, save the day, life risking, characters in danger, counter terrorism, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 13K
Legends (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Working for the FBI's Deep Cover Operations division, Martin Odum can transform himself into a different person -- whether it's an assignment as a Serbian extremist, a corrupt Chicago police officer, a British special forces colonel, or a ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, working undercover, fbi, government agency, undercover, secret identity, espionage, mysterious character, betrayal, state affairs, dishonesty, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.3
 9K
Hunted (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Samantha Hunter suspects someone within the private intelligence agency she works at tried to kill her and she seeks to uncover the person behind it.
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, twists and turns, exciting ...
Plot: female spy, undercover, agent as target, who to trust, coworker, dishonesty, betrayal, haunted by the past, intelligence agency, assassination attempt, squad, top secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 17K
Stalker (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A pair of detectives investigate stalkers in Los Angeles. Strong and focused, Lt. Beth Davis is an expert in the field of repeated harassment, driven by personal experience of being a victim. She heads the LAPD's Threat Assessment Unit, which ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: stalking, stalker, police investigation, crimes, lapd, psychopath, obsession, crime investigation, police detective, policewoman, name calling, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 87K
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, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one woman army, mercenary, betrayal, rivalry, hitman, one man army, manhunt, dishonesty, rescue, secret agents, mission gone awry, fistfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., barcelona, ireland, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Mission: Impossible (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Mission: Impossible is an American television series that was created and initially produced by Bruce Geller. It chronicles the missions of a team of secret government agents known as the Impossible Missions Force. In the first season, the team is ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, espionage, iron curtain, undercover, race against time, crimes, top secret, cold war, heroic mission, working undercover, terrorism, fighting crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: europe, france, paris france, east germany, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 198K
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, teenage girl, female assassin, secret agents, female killer, cia, female warrior, hitman, vengeance, strong female lead, super soldier, spy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, berlin germany, morocco, germany, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: female assassin, memory loss, strong female lead, hitman, female killer, female protagonist, amnesia, cia, chase, presumed dead, terrorism, rogue agent ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, atlantic city new jersey, pennsylvania, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, rough, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, secret agents, conspiracy, spy, corruption, fighting the system, manhunt, escapades, uncover truth, agent as target, secret service ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: paris france, langley virginia, europe, london, turin italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 311K
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 ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspense, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, female protagonist, espionage, female spy, strong female lead, spy, double agent, female assassin, secret agents, cia agent, chase, secret service ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, ussr, russia, north korea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 72K
Hawaii Five-0 (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Steve McGarrett returns home to Oahu, in order to find his father's killer. The governor offers him the chance to run his own task force (Five-0). Steve's team is joined by Chin Ho Kelly, Danny "Danno" Williams, and Kono Kalakaua.
Style: exciting, realistic, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, crime investigation, crimes, policewoman, police detective, teamwork, police investigation, fighting crime, suspicion, leader, law enforcement, police protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, semi serious, suspenseful, witty ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, secret agents, female assassin, double life, hitman, spy, love and romance, couples, secret identity, cia, female killer, secret service ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, atlanta georgia, new york, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
 8.3
 16K
Spooks (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Tense drama series about the different challenges faced by the British Security Service as they work against the clock to safeguard the nation. The title is a popular colloquialism for spies, and the series follows the work of a group of MI5 ...
Style: twists and turns, realistic, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cia, intelligence agency, espionage, undercover, squad, double life, counter terrorism, special agents, heroes, double agent, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london, britain, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
 599
Cleaners (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Roxie and Veronica are two gorgeous young women - who also happen to be highly trained contract killers. While on an errand for their boss, an unpleasant surprise in the trunk of their car turns this lethal pair into hunted targets.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: hitman, crimes, partners, chase, female killer, rivalry, woman in danger, criminal, one woman army, strong female presence, criminal heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.4
 1K
The Fixer (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
TV show
Story: The Fixer is a British drama television series, produced by Kudos for ITV. Set in modern Britain, it follows the life of John Mercer, an ex-British Special Forces soldier, arrested by police for killing his aunt and uncle following his discovery of ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: undercover, hitman, surveillance, secret service, rivalry, assassination, working undercover, ex military, organized crime, top secret, crimes, realism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.0
 10K
Shades of Blue (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Sexy New York detective and single mother Harlee Santos fell in with a tight-knit group of dirty cops, taking bribes and protection money that she uses to provide the best life for her honest, talented daughter. But when she's trapped by the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: working undercover, fbi, police detective, police corruption, police, law enforcement, police investigation, dirty cop, single mother, crimes, undercover, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.3
 335K
Homeland (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: CIA officer Carrie Mathison is tops in her field despite being bipolar, which makes her volatile and unpredictable. With the help of her long-time mentor Saul Berenson, Carrie fearlessly risks everything, including her personal well-being and even ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: cia, terrorism, espionage, top secret, investigation, government agency, surveillance, spy, counter terrorism, treason, terrorist, supportive coworker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, usa, virginia, iraq, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%