Movies like The Bourne Legacy

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The Bourne Legacy (2012)
 6.6
 299K
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, intense, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, espionage, spy, cia, tough guy, cia agent, intelligence agency, government conspiracy, intelligence, assassin, on the run, secret agents, one against many, agent as target, undercover, manhunt, super soldier, heroes, cover up, reporter, government agency, murderer, one man army, experiment, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maryland, manila philippines, the philippines, virginia, usa, new york, london ...

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Most similar movies to The Bourne Legacy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspense, entertaining and suspenseful films with plots about murder, chase, gun, car chase, spy, assassin and espionage mostly in Action, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Bourne Legacy: Jason Bourne (2016), Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018), Safe House (2012), Salt (2010), Who Am I? (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 223K
Jason Bourne (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
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, tough guy, spy, black ops, rogue agent, cia, espionage, amnesia, lone hero, investigation, rescue ...
Time: 90s, year 2016, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: las vegas, greece, london, washington d.c., rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, China, France, Norway, UK
Duration: 147 min.
Story: When an IMF mission ends badly, the world is faced with dire consequences. As Ethan Hunt takes it upon himself to fulfil his original briefing, the CIA begin to question his loyalty and his motives. The IMF team find themselves in a race against ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: female spy, tough guy, terrorist, spy, fistfight, plutonium, race against time, countdown, cia agent, rogue agent, terrorist group, spy mission ...
Time: 2010s
Place: kashmir, paris france, london, rome italy, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Bourne Identity (2002)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Czech Republic
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: intense, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, escape, one against many, secret agents, tough heroes, on the run, amnesia, assassin, black ops, cia, uncover truth, agent as target ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, hamburg germany, switzerland, france, europe ...
⇓ 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%
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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: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, tough guy, spy, one against many, secret agents, on the run, uncover truth, tough heroes, agent as target, fighting the system, conspiracy, espionage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: russia, europe, berlin germany, germany, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 221K
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: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: cia, gunfight, espionage, cia agent, mercenary, on the run, secret agents, fistfight, corruption, secret service, betrayal, who to trust ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: cape town south africa, africa, south africa, paris france, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Ethan Hunt and his team are racing against time to track down a dangerous terrorist named Hendricks, who has gained access to Russian nuclear launch codes and is planning a strike on the United States. An attempt to stop him ends in an explosion ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, secret agents, mission, espionage, female spy, terrorist, top secret, frame up, courage, teamwork, cia, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: dubai, hungary, san francisco, mumbai india, russia ...
⇓ 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 ⇓
67%
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Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate - an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF.
Style: breathtaking, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: cia agent, spy, mission, espionage, cia, secret agents, conspiracy, tough guy, fistfight, heroic mission, villain, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, london, vienna, europe, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 39K
Who Am I? (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Martial-arts megastar Jackie Chan wrote, directed and stars in this action-comedy. Secret agent Jackie (Chan) leads a commando group to Africa to kidnap scientists who are working to unleash a powerful -- and lethal -- new energy source. When Jackie ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, suspense, light, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, adventure, secret agents, chase, on the run, espionage, swat team, fistfight, car chase, airplane, fight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: africa, south africa, hong kong, asia, johannesburg south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 5K
Unstoppable (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The deranged military and former CIA agent Dean Cage is in a rehab program, trying to forget the traumatic loss of his best friend Scott in Bosnia. When he dates with his girl-friend and Scott's sister, Detective Amy Knight, in a dinning ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, on the run, antidote, crimes, investigation, law enforcement, unstoppable, dishonesty, secret agents, undercover, master criminal, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 684K
Skyfall (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Turkey
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, MI6 is attacked forcing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position to be challenged by Gareth Mallory, the new Chairman of ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, james bond, spy, british intelligence, heroic mission, 007, mission, spy hero, secret service, british secret service, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: turkey, china, england, asia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, cia, mission, espionage, chase, undercover, spy, secret service, double agent, betrayal, terrorist, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: prague, paris france, berlin germany, united kingdom, virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.8
 431K
Spectre (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: A cryptic message from Bond’s past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: james bond, secret agents, secret service, spy, espionage, british secret service, undercover, computer cracker, 007, heroes, heroic mission, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: united kingdom, london, rome italy, tokyo, mexico city ...
⇓ 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, spy, mission, espionage, double agent, disguise, cia, gunfight, heroes, hi-tech, top secret, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: shanghai, berlin germany, vatican, virginia, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 31K
Erased (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Belgium, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A former agent of the CIA and his estranged daughter go on the run after his employers target them for assassination.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: cia, father daughter relationship, on the run, family relations, assassination, agent as target, life turned upside down, lone hero, assassin, martial arts, family in danger, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, usa, brussels, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mission: Impossible II (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: With computer genius Luther Stickell at his side and a beautiful thief on his mind, agent Ethan Hunt races across Australia and Spain to stop a former IMF agent from unleashing a genetically engineered biological weapon called Chimera. This mission, ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, cia, undercover, spy, agent, infected, antidote, heroes, lone hero, showdown, helicopter ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: spain, australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 169K
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, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia agent, secret agents, hitman, mercenary, cia, espionage, spy, agent, secret service, nuclear, silly humor, top secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, russia, usa, paris france, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.1
 80K
Abduction (2011)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young man sets out to uncover the truth about his life after finding his baby photo on a missing persons website.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenager, chase, life turned upside down, heroes, on the run, young heroes, lone hero, uncover truth, disorder, cia, special agents, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 41K
The Gunman (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, UK, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Eight years after fleeing the Congo following his assassination of that country's minister of mining, former assassin Jim Terrier is back, suffering from PTSD and digging wells to atone for his violent past. After an attempt is made on his ...
Style: exciting, rough, intense, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: agent as target, revenge, espionage, undercover, chase, interpol, haunted by the past, assassin, betrayal, martial arts, hitman, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, year 2014
Place: europe, london, africa, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency's ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.
Style: exciting, ridiculous, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, secret organization, espionage, undercover, secret service, mentor, british, child spy, undercover agent, one against many, tough guy, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2014, year 1997
Place: england, united kingdom, britain, london, rio de janeiro ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
 239K
The Tourist (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Italy, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: American tourist Frank (Johnny Depp) meets mysterious British woman Elsie (Angelina Jolie) on the train to Venice. Romance seems to bud, but there's more to her than meets the eye. Remake of the 2005 French film "Anthony Zimmer", ...
Style: twists and turns, visually appealing, exciting, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: female spy, outsmarting, undercover agent, master criminal, female agent, mysterious character, femme fatale, love story, tourist, love, manipulation, misled ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, venice, paris france, europe, scotland yard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Bourne Identity (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 185 min.
TV show
Story: An unconscious man is washed ashore on the beach of a small French village during a heavy storm. A retired doctor takes care of the unconscious stranger. When the mysterious man recovers, he can't remember a thing...he does not know his name, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, memory loss, amnesia, cia, on the run, heroes, adventure, hitman, secret agents, haunted by the past, terrorism, identity ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, zurich switzerland, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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, save the day, heroes, secret service, conspiracy, spy, dishonesty, law enforcement, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008, 2010s, 2000s
Place: switzerland, montenegro, usa, moscow russia, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A deranged media mogul is staging international incidents to pit the world's superpowers against each other. Now 007 must take on this evil mastermind in an adrenaline-charged battle to end his reign of terror and prevent global pandemonium.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: secret service, chase, espionage, spy, gadget, race against time, secret agents, world domination, undercover, 007, heroic mission, top secret ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: china, hamburg germany, england, hong kong, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A spinoff of The Fate of the Furious, focusing on Johnson's US Diplomatic Security Agent Luke Hobbs forming an unlikely alliance with Statham's Deckard Shaw.
Style: buddy comedy, tense, exciting, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough guy, secret organization, chase, car race, cia agent, ex special forces, martial arts, car, car chase, on the run, corporation, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, tower bridge london, moscow russia, ukraine, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.0
 644K
Casino Royale (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, Czech Republic, USA, Germany, Bahamas
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Le Chiffre, a banker to the world's terrorists, is scheduled to participate in a high-stakes poker game in Montenegro, where he intends to use his winnings to establish his financial grip on the terrorist market. M sends Bond – on his maiden ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, scenic, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, poker, secret agents, chase, casino, spy, 007, heroic mission, british secret service, james bond, secret service, cia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: montenegro, italy, europe, london, bahamas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Quantum of Solace (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Quantum of Solace continues the adventures of James Bond after Casino Royale. Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. Pursuing his determination to uncover the truth, Bond and M interrogate ...
Style: exciting, suspense, sexy, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: james bond, chase, 007, vengeance, secret service, espionage, betrayal, secret agents, spy, interrogation, undercover, cia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: bolivia, haiti, london, russia, caribbean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.3
 347K
No Time To Die (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 163 min.
Story: James Bond is retired and living a peaceful life, but after a visit from Felix Leiter, Bond must follow the trail of a dangerous new villain with never before seen technology.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, disturbing, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: james bond, spy, secret service, cia agent, cia, british secret service, british intelligence, crimes, infection, agent, top secret, spy hero ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: jamaica, london, italy, havana cuba, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
 217K
Die Another Day (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Bond takes on a North Korean leader who undergoes DNA replacement procedures that allow him to assume different identities. American agent, Jinx Johnson assists Bond in his attempt to thwart the villain's plans to exploit a satellite that is ...
Style: sexy, exciting, twists and turns, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: espionage, spy, cia, helicopter, british secret service, world domination, 007, destruction, secret service agent, master villain, heroes, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: north korea, hong kong, london, britain, iceland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%