Movies and TV shows like Homeland

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Homeland (2011)
 8.3
 303K
Homeland (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
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 sanity, at every turn.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, captivating, twists and turns, psychological, clever, realistic, multicultural
Plot: cia, terrorism, espionage, explosion, investigation, top secret, danger, surveillance, treason, paranoia, spy, marines, muslim, supportive coworker, interrogation, terrorist, mentally unstable, pow, mental illness, government agency, mole, national security, mission, intrigue, victim ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, usa, virginia, iraq, america, iran, pakistan ...

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Most similar movies to Homeland

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and twists and turns films and TV series with plots about danger, cia, spy, undercover, espionage, terrorism and government agency mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Homeland: 24 (2001), The Bureau (2015), The Americans (2013), Covert Affairs (2010), Person of Interest (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.3
 168K
24 (2001)
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 ...
Style: stylized, twists and turns, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, special agents, race against time, revenge, double agent, terrorist plot, government agency, against the rules, secret service, interrogation, undercover, treason ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 8.7
 6K
The Bureau (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
Story: Within the DGSE (General Directorate for External Security), a department called the Office Of Legends (BDL) forms and remote pilot the most important agents of the French intelligence services: Clandestine. Immersion in hostile country, their ...
Style: realistic, twists and turns, tense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: secret service, undercover agent, espionage, spy, terrorism, danger, investigation, characters in danger, political thriller, secret identity, mission, national security ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 80K
The Americans (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Set during the Cold War period in the 1980s, The Americans is the story of Elizabeth and Philip Jennings, two Soviet KGB officers posing as an American married couple in the suburbs of Washington D.C. and their neighbor, Stan Beeman, an FBI ...
Style: captivating, exciting, atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: undercover, cold war, secret agents, kgb, espionage, double life, russian, fbi, working undercover, top secret, surveillance, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.3
 26K
Covert Affairs (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
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, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, spy, double life, secret agents, blind character, working undercover, mission gone awry, characters in danger, workplace, undercover, state affairs, rookie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Person of Interest (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, partners against crime, hacker, hi-tech, computer system, crimes, fighting crime, computer genius, mysterious character, privacy invasion, unconventional method ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.7
 56K
Quantico (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A diverse group of recruits has arrived at the FBI Quantico Base for training. They are the best, the brightest and the most vetted, so it seems impossible that one of them is suspected of masterminding the biggest attack on New York City since 9/11.
Style: twists and turns, tense, surprise ending, realistic
Plot: fbi, recruit, investigation, terrorist attack, terrorist, terrorism, secret, false identity, attack, bonding, flashback, fbi agent ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When CIA analyst Jack Ryan stumbles upon a suspicious series of bank transfers his search for answers pulls him from the safety of his desk job and catapults him into a deadly game of cat and mouse throughout Europe and the Middle East, with a ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, terrorism, agent, espionage, investigation, danger, outsmarting, shooting, intelligence, murder, conspiracy, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.0
 57K
Breach (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eric O'Neill, a computer specialist who wants to be made an agent is assigned to clerk for Robert Hanssen, a senior agent with 25 years in the FBI, and to write down everything Hanssen does. O'Neill's told it's an investigation ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, intense, serious ...
Plot: espionage, spy, double agent, fbi, surveillance, investigation, undercover, betrayal, manipulation, working undercover, special agents, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2001, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa, moscow russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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State of Affairs (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Each day the President is faced with dozens of life and death decisions, and to prioritize the biggest international crises facing the country, one top CIA analyst - Charleston Tucker - assembles the President's Daily Briefing. This list of ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cia, politics, national security, workplace situations, state affairs, dead son, white house, female protagonist, death, spy, spies, usa president ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
24: Live Another Day (2014)
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, rough, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, hacker, terrorism, president, terrorist, treason, international relations, life risking, tough heroes, characters in danger, save the day, killings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 10K
Rubicon (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Rubicon is an American television series that centers on an intelligence analyst at a national think tank in New York City called the American Policy Institute, who discovers that he may be working with members of a secret society that manipulates ...
Style: twists and turns, realistic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: conspiracy, undercover, surveillance, boss, uncover truth, espionage, government agency, cia, workplace, deception, manipulations, government facility ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.0
 183K
The Blacklist (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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: tense, captivating, exciting, serious, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, master criminal, special agents, danger, unlikely partners, manipulations, investigation, mind game, partners, terrorism, law enforcement, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 157 min.
Story: A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6 in May, 2011.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, manhunt, military, swat team, assassination, al qaeda, espionage, 9/11, terrorist, explosion, surveillance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, year 2005, year 2003 ...
Place: pakistan, middle east, iraq, poland, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.0
 6K
Sleeper Cell (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A chilling and unflinching look at all sides of a complicated issue, focusing on an African-American Muslim who joins an Islamic sleeper terrorist cell in the United States while working undercover for the FBI.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, rough, serious ...
Plot: muslim, undercover agent, terrorist, undercover, terrorism, race against time, danger, heroes, fbi, bomb, chases and races, outsmarting ...
Place: los angeles, usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 44K
Alias (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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, tense ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, boys' night
Plot: cia, female spy, double agent, secret identity, secret agents, spy, working undercover, deception, betrayal, chases and races, crimes, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 110K
Revenge (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: When Emily Thorne moves to the Hamptons, everyone wonders about the new girl, but she knows everything about them, including what they did to her family. Years ago, they took everything from her. Now, one by one, she's going to make them pay.
Style: twists and turns, captivating, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: high society, undercover, strong female character, vengeance, hidden identity, pretense, millionaire, haunted by the past, dishonesty, scheme, righting the wronged, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.6
 626K
Dexter (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: Dexter is an American television drama series. The series centers on Dexter Morgan, a blood spatter pattern analyst for 'Miami Metro Police Department' who also leads a secret life as a serial killer, hunting down criminals who have ...
Style: clever, captivating, serious, dark humor, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, double life, vigilantism, hidden identity, corpse, crimes, forensics, right and wrong, crime, loner, gory, police station ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Most Wanted Man (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A Chechen Muslim illegally immigrates to Hamburg and becomes a person of interest for a covert government team which tracks the movements of potential terrorists.
Style: bleak, thought provoking, tense, clever, melancholic ...
Plot: espionage, terrorism, immigrants, muslim, intelligence, who to trust, surveillance, investigation, mysterious character, haunted by the past, betrayal, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: germany, hamburg germany, berlin germany, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 8.1
 86K
Bodyguard (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A troubled war veteran is assigned to protect a controversial politician who may be the target of a terror plot.
Style: exciting, disturbing, suspense, romantic
Plot: terrorism, bodyguard, security, politician, veteran, politics, family, stalking, police, terrorist, minister, assassination ...
Place: middle east, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 83K
Unthinkable (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A convert to Islam sends the U.S. government a tape showing him in three nondescript storage rooms, each of which may contain a nuclear bomb set to detonate in less than a week. Helen Brody, an FBI agent in L.A., is tasked with finding the bombs ...
Style: psychological, suspense, rough, disturbing, brutal ...
Plot: terrorism, nuclear threat, violence, investigation, fbi, moral dilemma, race against time, torture, interrogation, right and wrong, manipulation, bomb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 209K
Body of Lies (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The CIA’s hunt is on for the mastermind of a wave of terrorist attacks. Roger Ferris is the agency’s man on the ground, moving from place to place, scrambling to stay ahead of ever-shifting events. An eye in the sky – a satellite link – ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, clever, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, spy, espionage, government agency, intelligence agency, off the grid, torture, danger, bomb, explosion, beating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, jordan, dubai, manchester england, manchester ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
XIII: The Series (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 45 min.
Story: After a plot to kill the president of the USA an agent with lost memories tries to recover his life and memories. Others use him to cover up some dirty business involving high ranking officials from the CIA and the White House.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, conspiracy, terrorist, cia agent, cia, secret agents, dishonesty, secret service, who to trust, danger, life is a bitch, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 4K
The Company (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 286 min.
Story: Real-life figures from the Cold War era mix with a fictional story based on a group of CIA operatives and their counterparts in the KGB, MI6, and the Mossad.
Style: epic, suspenseful, captivating, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, cia, spy, betrayal, suspicion, undercover, mole, politics, double life, power relations, state affairs, intrigue ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 70s, 60s, 80s
Place: europe, germany, west berlin west germany, russia, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.3
 582
The Agency (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Agency is a CBS television drama that followed the inner-workings of the CIA. The series was created by Michael Frost Beckner and was executive produced by Michael Frost Beckner, Shaun Cassidy Productions and Radiant Productions in association ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, cia, undercover, deadly, secret service, government agency, working undercover, state affairs, secret agents, terrorist, spy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.7
 561K
Argo (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA 'exfiltration' specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian ambassador.
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, clever, factual ...
Plot: cia, rescue mission, hostage, behind enemy lines, danger, secret agents, american abroad, daring rescue, hollywood, race against time, life risking, hidden identity ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1979, year 1980 ...
Place: usa, middle east, langley virginia, iran, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 34K
Messiah (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A wary CIA officer investigates a charismatic man who sparks a spiritual movement and stirs political unrest. Who exactly is he? And what does he want?
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: cia, messiah, prophet, religion, politics, cia agent, media, investigation, society, disorder, jesus christ, preacher ...
Time: contemporary
Place: middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 14K
MI-5 (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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, tense, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, undercover, profanity, double life, double agent, heroes, state affairs, danger, society, machismo, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: england, europe, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.2
 4K
Allegiance (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Alex O'Connor, a young idealistic CIA analyst specializing in Russian affairs, learns a shocking secret and his close-knit, affluent family is about to be split apart when it's revealed that his parents, Mark and Katya, are covert Russian ...
Style: bleak, tense, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: cia, spy, russian spy, kgb, undercover, devotion, secret agents, government agency, mind game, working undercover, cold war, conspiracy ...
Place: russia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 10K
24: Legacy (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
Story: The story of military hero Eric Carter’s return to the U.S. and the trouble that follows him back – compelling him to ask CTU for help in saving his life, and stopping what potentially could be one of the largest-scale terror attacks on ...
Style: twists and turns, suspense, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, workplace, government agency, special agents, save the day, tough heroes, investigation, danger, terrorism, life risking, daring rescue, terrorist plot ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 290 min.
Story: In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6's echelons.
Style: serious, talky, twists and turns, clever, realistic ...
Plot: cold war, spy, espionage, kgb, mole, secret service, double agent, secret agents, investigation, betrayal, british, russian ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: london, europe, britain, paris france, czechoslovakia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%