Movies and TV shows like Homeland

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Homeland (2011)
 8.3
 293K
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, danger, surveillance, top secret, treason, paranoia, spy, marines, muslim, supportive coworker, interrogation, terrorist, mentally unstable, mental illness, government agency, mole, national security, mission, intrigue, torture, 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 suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films and TV series with plots about danger, cia, espionage, terrorism, spy, state affairs and investigation mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Homeland: 24 (2001), Covert Affairs (2010), The Americans (2013), Person of Interest (2011), Quantico (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.3
 167K
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: exciting, twists and turns, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, special agents, revenge, race against time, double agent, terrorist plot, government agency, against the rules, secret service, treason, undercover, interrogation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.3
 26K
Covert Affairs (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
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: exciting, serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, spy, double life, secret agents, blind character, undercover, workplace, state affairs, working undercover, mission gone awry, characters in danger, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 78K
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, secret agents, espionage, kgb, cold war, double life, russian, fbi, working undercover, mole, top secret, surveillance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, soviet union, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, hacker, artificial intelligence, partners against crime, computer system, hi-tech, crimes, fighting crime, computer genius, characters in danger, heroes, privacy invasion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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 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, attack, false identity, terrorism, secret, bonding, flashback, fbi agent ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 109K
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: captivating, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: high society, undercover, vengeance, strong female character, hidden identity, haunted by the past, pretense, millionaire, scheme, righting the wronged, crimes, young people ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, realistic, tense, 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%
 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: undercover, surveillance, conspiracy, boss, espionage, government agency, uncover truth, manipulations, government facility, crimes, loner, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 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, fbi, surveillance, double agent, undercover, investigation, betrayal, working undercover, special agents, intrigue, suspicion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2001, 2000s
Place: usa, moscow russia, ussr, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.7
 5K
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: twists and turns, realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: secret service, undercover agent, espionage, terrorism, spy, political thriller, danger, secret identity, characters in danger, investigation, military, homecoming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hacker, cia, president, terrorist attack, terrorist, treason, international relations, characters in danger, save the day, life risking, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 43K
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, captivating ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, boys' night
Plot: cia, secret identity, double agent, female spy, secret agents, spy, working undercover, betrayal, deception, chases and races, escapades, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: serious, exciting, captivating, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, terrorism, espionage, agent, investigation, danger, shooting, intelligence, mind game, chase, conspiracy, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.0
 177K
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: captivating, tense, exciting, serious, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, special agents, master criminal, intrigue, manipulations, unlikely partners, danger, investigation, mind game, partners, terrorism, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
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, talky, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, manhunt, military, assassination, navy seal, espionage, track down, 9/11, terrorist, explosion, surveillance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s, year 2011 ...
Place: pakistan, middle east, iraq, poland, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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, captivating, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: muslim, undercover agent, terrorist, undercover, terrorism, race against time, danger, heroes, fbi, pretense, bomb, outsmarting ...
Place: los angeles, usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 619K
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, crime, right and wrong, loner, gory, police station, forensics ...
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, tense, clever, thought provoking, melancholic ...
Plot: espionage, terrorism, muslim, intelligence, who to trust, surveillance, investigation, mysterious character, haunted by the past, immigrants, betrayal, government agency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: germany, hamburg germany, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, terrorist, conspiracy, cia agent, secret agents, who to trust, danger, secret service, uncover truth, dishonesty, life is a bitch, white house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 81K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Prisoners of War (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Israel
Duration: 50 min.
Story: TJFF presents the pilot episode of the award-winning Israeli series that inspired the American hit, Homeland. Set in 2008, this first episode focuses on two Israeli soldiers being released after 17 years of captivity in Lebanon. It powerfully ...
Style: twists and turns, emotional, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: terrorism, torture, father daughter relationship, mossad, code, presumed dead, captivity, pow, mole, support group, haunted by the past, muslim ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, tense, captivating, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cold war, cia, suspicion, undercover, mole, politics, double life, betrayal, power relations, intrigue, state affairs ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 80s, 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, germany, ussr, east berlin east germany, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 575
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, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, cia, undercover, deadly, government agency, state affairs, secret service, working undercover, spy, terrorist, nuclear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 7.2
 3K
Pine Gap (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 360 min.
Story: A team of talented Australian and American intelligence analysts work together to ensure global stability in one of the world's most important and secretive joint intelligence facilities... Pine Gap. But the relationship between the Australian ...
Style: captivating, suspense, suspenseful, tense
Plot: intelligence agency, intelligence, politics, intrigue, spy mission, spy, top secret, satellite, cia, agent, television, political ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, adelaide south australia, south australia
⇓ 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, clever, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: cold war, spy, espionage, kgb, mole, secret service, double agent, secret agents, investigation, betrayal, british, russian ...
Time: 20th century
Place: london, europe, paris france, czechoslovakia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
 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: rough, tense, twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, double life, undercover, double agent, heroes, state affairs, deadly, tough heroes, machismo, society, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 25K
The Event (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The Event is an emotional, high-octane conspiracy thriller that follows Sean Walker, an everyman who investigates the mysterious disappearance of his would-be fiancée Leila, and unwittingly begins to expose the biggest cover-up in U.S. history.
Style: serious, captivating, twists and turns, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: conspiracy, missing person, government agency, mystery, investigation, government facility, state affairs, chases and races, cia, buried truth, nobody believes, space and aliens ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.1
 82K
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, violence, nuclear threat, investigation, fbi, moral dilemma, race against time, torture, interrogation, right and wrong, manipulation, counter terrorism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 739
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, counter terrorism, murder, fbi, muslim, investigation, save the day, rivalry, political conspiracy, undercover, political unrest, rebellion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, chicago illinois, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
 21K
Closed Circuit (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A terrorist attack in London results in the capture of suspect Farroukh Erdogan (Denis Moschitto). The attorney general appoints Claudia Simmons-Howe (Rebecca Hall) as special advocate on Erdogan's legal team. On the eve of the trial, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, danger, state affairs, legal investigation, legal action, lawyers and clients, dishonesty, law enforcement, courtroom drama, mistrust, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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