Movies like The Bourne Legacy

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The Bourne Legacy (2012)
 6.7
 266K
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, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, intense, scenic, talky, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, chase, spy, on the run, off the grid, surveillance, assassin, manhunt, reporter, cover up, undercover, wolf, suicide by gunshot, rooftop, tracking device, laptop, exploding house, rooftop chase, fake id, government conspiracy, hunted, false passport, heroes, intelligence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maryland, virginia, manila philippines, seoul, the philippines, usa, alaska ...

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Most similar movies to The Bourne Legacy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, entertaining and realistic films with plots about espionage, car chase, chase, betrayal, murder, vengeance and pistol mostly in Action, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Bourne Legacy: Jason Bourne (2016), The Tourist (2010), Safe House (2012), Skyfall (2012), Spectre (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, tough heroes, escape, amnesia, spy, cia, assassin, car chase, haunted by the past, uncover truth, secret, government agency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, barcelona spain, langley virginia, hamburg germany, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 191K
Jason Bourne (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, China
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: rogue agent, cia, chase, martial arts, amnesia, espionage, surveillance, cia agent, betrayal, survival, danger, investigation ...
Time: 1990s, 2010s, 2000s
Place: las vegas, greece, usa, berlin germany, athens greece ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, Czech Republic, Russia, India, Canada
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, serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, mission, secret agents, espionage, explosion, skyscraper, teamwork, undercover, frame up, save the day, nuclear threat, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: dubai, hungary, russia, moscow russia, budapest hungary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, serious, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, chases and races, manhunt, fighting the system, danger, secret agents, corruption, conspiracy, uncover truth, violence, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: langley virginia, europe, madrid, paris france, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 6.0
 205K
The Tourist (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, suspense, surprise ending, exciting, twist ending ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: master criminal, undercover agent, mysterious character, outsmarting, manipulations, misled, off the grid, female spy, tourist, female agent, femme fatale, russian mafia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, venice, europe, scotland yard, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: suspenseful, serious, stylized, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, cia, tough heroes, manhunt, spy, fighting the system, chases and races, uncover truth, espionage, assassin, amnesia, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, russia, germany, italy, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 191K
Safe House (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Africa, Japan, USA
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: suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, on the run, corruption, gunfight, mercenary, espionage, betrayal, interrogation, martial arts, rogue agent, microchip, consulate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: africa, cape town south africa, south africa, paris france, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong, Austria
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: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, conspiracy, mission, danger, undercover, rivalry, heroes, master villain, chases and races, escapades, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: morocco, vienna, europe, austria, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.8
 587K
Skyfall (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
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: captivating, exciting, suspense, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, secret agent, british secret service, secret service, 007, explosion, secret service agent, secret agents, james bond, chases and races, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: china, istanbul turkey, england, asia, turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 353K
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, suspense, sexy, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, british secret service, secret service, secret agent, 007, james bond, heroic mission, assassin, car chase, secret mission, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: north africa, big ben london, rome italy, austria, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 275K
Salt (2010)
Genre: Action, Mystery, 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: suspense, surprise ending, exciting, twists and turns, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: double agent, spy, female protagonist, cia, espionage, secret service, chase, assassination, russian, on the run, revenge, agent as target ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: soviet union, new york, usa, russia, united states ...
⇓ 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: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, secret agents, espionage, mission, spy, undercover, chase, betrayal, master villain, secret service, murder, theft ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: prague, prague czech republic, shanghai china, kiev ukraine, czech republic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, intense, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, vengeance, secret service, espionage, betrayal, interrogation, 007, undercover, spy, james bond, cia, businessman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: bolivia, haiti, austria, russia, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret service, chase, espionage, spy, race against time, gadget, world domination, undercover, 007, secret agents, danger, top secret ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: battleship, hamburg germany, china, england, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.0
 534K
Casino Royale (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, Czech Republic, USA, Germany, Bahamas, Italy
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: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, scenic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: casino, chase, espionage, torture, double agent, british secret service, 007, spy, heroic mission, escapades, poker, james bond ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: montenegro, italy, europe, south africa, bahamas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 169K
Knight and Day (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A fugitive couple goes on a glamorous and sometimes deadly adventure where nothing and no one – even themselves – are what they seem. Amid shifting alliances and unexpected betrayals, they race across the globe, with their survival ultimately ...
Style: exciting, humorous, sexy, suspenseful, not serious ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: chase, undercover, danger, on the run, escapades, couples, disorder, secret agents, gunfight, spy, espionage, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, spain, usa, europe, alps ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mission, disguise, espionage, secret agents, secret, spy, gunfight, murder, doctor, marriage, nurse, treason ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: shanghai, shanghai china, berlin germany, hong kong, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Licence to Kill (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, Mexico, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: James Bond and his American colleague Felix Leiter arrest the drug lord Sanchez who succeeds in escaping and takes revenge on Felix and his wife. Bond knows but just one thing: revenge.
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, espionage, murder, 007, cia, drug lord, undercover, gadget, corruption, airplane, coast guard, british secret service ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: mexico, florida, latin america, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Arthur Bishop thought he had put his murderous past behind him when his most formidable foe kidnaps the love of his life. Now he is forced to travel the globe to complete three impossible assassinations, and do what he does best, make them look like ...
Style: tense, exciting, twists and turns, surprise ending, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, hitman, criminal's revenge, killer, murder, mechanic, shooting, revenge, gunfight, assassination, betrayal, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, sydney australia, rio de janeiro, cambodia, bangkok thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
 93K
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: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, assassination, assassin, spy, boat chase, danger, rivalry, family in danger, master criminal, government agency, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, ireland, new england, north africa, scotland yard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The November Man (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, tense, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, secret agents, undercover, danger, save the day, agent, heroes, spy, dishonesty, law enforcement, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: switzerland, montenegro, usa, moscow russia, chechnya ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, humorous, entertaining, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, secret agent, secret organization, espionage, mentor, spy, undercover, power relations, teaching the ways of the world, secret service, chase, spies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, kentucky, argentina, middle east, mcdonald's restaurant ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.9
 165K
xXx (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Xander Cage is your standard adrenaline junkie with no fear and a lousy attitude. When the US Government "recruits" him to go on a mission, he's not exactly thrilled. His mission: to gather information on an organization that may just ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: espionage, danger, double agent, mission, undercover, car chase, adventure, heroic mission, master villain, tough heroes, extreme sport, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: prague, prague czech republic, california, colombia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, stylized, realistic, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: undercover, helicopter, espionage, violence, double agent, motorcycle chase, antidote, cia, computer, secret agent, infected, secret service ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: spain, australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 27K
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, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, assassin, on the run, assassination, mistrust, dishonesty, disorder, government agency, parents and children, life turned upside down, secret agents, agent as target ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, usa, brussels belgium, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
CIA Code Name: Alexa (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A CIA operative kills a terrorist during a prison break. When a group of terrorists attempts to recover a microchip implanted in the man's body, one of them is captured and convinced by the CIA to work for them as an informer.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, espionage, martial arts, terrorism, undercover, femme fatale, microchip, cia, terrorist, heroes, deadly, strong sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 190K
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
Plot: espionage, spy, laser, destruction, british secret service, secret service agent, cia, world domination, helicopter, 007, master villain, machismo ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: north korea, havana cuba, hong kong, cuba, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 336K
Furious 7 (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Japan, Canada, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for his comatose brother.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, chases and races, car race, danger, revenge, chase, car, criminal heroes, crimes, vengeance, partners, daring rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, dominican republic, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 33K
Who Am I? (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 120 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: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, suspense, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, danger, on the run, fistfight, secret agent, espionage, airplane, adventure, master warrior, secret agents, car chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: south africa, hong kong, africa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 23K
Firefox (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The Soviets have developed a revolutionary new jet fighter, called "Firefox". Naturally, the British are worried that the jet will be used as a first-strike weapon, as rumours say that the jet is indetectable on radar. They send ex-Vietnam ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, chase, pilot, espionage, military, against the odds, heroes, danger, lone wolves, crimes, heroic mission, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, england, europe, asia, vietnam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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