Movies and TV shows like The Event

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The Event (2010)
 7.0
 26K
The Event (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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: exciting, twists and turns, captivating, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, non-linear
Plot: conspiracy, missing person, government agency, alien, space and aliens, extraterrestrial, mystery, secret movement, president, alien contact, investigation, top secret, government facility, intelligence, survivor, hidden truth, uncover truth, characters in danger, fate of humanity, nobody believes, leader, politician, dishonesty, alien invasion, secret society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to The Event

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and captivating films and TV series with plots about danger, mystery, conspiracy, investigation, dishonesty, crimes and secret mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Event: Threshold (2005), Flashforward (2009), Project Blue Book (2019), V (2009), The 4400 (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Threshold (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Threshold was a science fiction drama television series that first aired on CBS in September 2005. Produced by Brannon Braga, David S. Goyer and David Heyman, the series focuses on a secret government project investigating the first contact with an ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: alien invasion, government conspiracy, evil alien, infected, top secret, alien encounter, invasion, contact, encounter, genetically altered, government facility, human existence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
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100%
 7.6
 61K
Flashforward (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: When the entire world blacks out for two minutes and seventeen seconds, everyone sees a flash of their own future 6 months from the present. For some, the future is hopeful, while for others, it is unexpected. For a few, it doesn't seem to ...
Style: mind bending, serious, suspenseful, stylized, twists and turns ...
Plot: investigation, destiny, time traveler, foreknowledge, dreams, a vision, special agents, fbi, direction and purpose, law enforcement, partners, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, near future, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Project Blue Book (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A chronicle of the true top secret U.S. Air Force-sponsored investigations into UFO-related phenomena in the 1950s and ’60s, known as “Project Blue Book.”
Style: captivating, enigmatic, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: ufo, alien, cold war, special agents, space and aliens, physicist, alien abduction, scientific research, paranormal activity, alien contact, explorer, alien encounter ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 56K
V (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: V is an American science fiction television series that ran for two seasons on ABC, from November 3, 2009 to March 15, 2011. A remake of the 1983 miniseries created by Kenneth Johnson, the new series chronicles the arrival on Earth of a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ufo, evil alien, alien encounter, world domination, fate of humanity, dishonesty, fbi, conspiracy, invasion, uncover truth, alien, alien invasion ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 7.3
 45K
The 4400 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: 4400 centers on the return of 4400 people who, previously presumed dead or reported missing, reappear on Earth. Though they have not aged physically, some of them seem to have deeper alterations ranging from superhuman strength to an unexplained ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: special agents, quarantine, foreknowledge, missing person, time travel, psychic, murderer, cure, investigation, distopia, ufo, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 5K
Zero Hour (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As the publisher of Modern Skeptic Magazine, Hank Galliston has spent his career following clues, debunking myths and cracking conspiracies. But when his beautiful wife, Laila, is abducted from her antique clock shop, Hank gets pulled into one of ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, mind bending, captivating
Plot: ancient mystery, treasure, conspiracy, riddles and clues, legends and myths, good versus evil, escapades, race against time, artifact, relic, missing person, journal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 217K
The X-Files (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The exploits of FBI Special Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully who investigate X-Files: marginalized, unsolved cases involving paranormal phenomena. Mulder believes in the existence of aliens and the paranormal while Scully, a skeptic, is assigned to ...
Style: mind bending, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, ufo, paranormal investigation, investigation, top secret, special agents, alien contact, conspiracy, fbi, paranormal activity, space and aliens, mysterious place ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2010s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., phoenix arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 22K
Salvation (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: An MIT grad student and a tech superstar bring a low-level Pentagon official a staggering discovery that an asteroid is just six months away from colliding with Earth.
Style: captivating, twists and turns, tense, suspense
Plot: end of the world, asteroid, apocalypse, save the planet, comet, conspiracy, plan, investigation, betrayal, mystery, tragedy, escape ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.5
 236K
Fringe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: FBI Special Agent Olivia Dunham, brilliant but formerly institutionalized scientist Walter Bishop and his scheming, reluctant son Peter uncover a deadly mystery involving a series of unbelievable events and realize they may be a part of a larger, ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, surreal, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, supernatural, special agents, alternate dimension, scientist, top secret, fbi, experiment, investigation, creature, paranormal activity, alternate reality ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, massachusetts, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 46K
Utopia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The Utopia Experiments is a legendary graphic novel shrouded in mystery. When a group of strangers find themselves in possession of an original manuscript, their lives suddenly and brutally implode.
Style: mind bending, thought provoking, captivating, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Plot: conspiracy, scientist, hidden truth, life turned upside down, politician, who to trust, dishonesty, graphic violence, mysterious character, crimes, blackmail, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 105K
The X Files (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Mulder and Scully, now taken off the FBI's X Files cases, must find a way to fight the shadowy elements of the government to find out the truth about a conspiracy that might mean the alien colonization of Earth.
Style: suspense, twists and turns, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ufo, first contact, alien, evil alien, fbi, conspiracy, mystery, government agency, investigation, paranoia, special agents, conspiracy theory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, prehistory, future, prehistoric times
Place: antarctica, london, texas, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.5
 146K
The Expanse (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A thriller set two hundred years in the future following the case of a missing young woman who brings a hardened detective and a rogue ship's captain together in a race across the solar system to expose the greatest conspiracy in human history.
Style: futuristic, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, human in outer space, space wars, investigation, conspiracy, space station, alien life-form, space opera, space exploration, space battle ...
Time: future, 24th century, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 20K
Taken (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 877 min.
TV show
Story: Taken spans five decades and four generations, centering on three families: the Keys, Crawfords, and Clarkes. World War II veteran Russell Keys is plagued by nightmares of his abduction by aliens during the war; the Roswell incident transforms Owen ...
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: ufo, alien abduction, alien encounter, teleportation, kidnapping, space and aliens, medical experiment, alien invasion, cold war, loneliness, conspiracy, government conspiracy ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, 50s, 60s, 20th century ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Childhood's End (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 247 min.
TV show
Story: After peaceful aliens invade earth, humanity finds itself living in a utopia under the indirect rule of the aliens, but does this utopia come at a price?
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: world domination, alien, alien invasion, demon, space and aliens, technology, utopia, dishonesty, spacecraft, humanity in peril, evil alien, space travel ...
Time: near future, 21st century, future
Place: usa, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
32%
Persons Unknown (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Persons Unknown is an American mystery drama television series that revolves around strangers who are imprisoned inside a small ghost town. The thirteen-episode summer series premiered on June 7, 2010 at 10:00 p.m. on NBC. On June 30, NBC moved the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, twists and turns, mind bending ...
Plot: riddles and clues, captivity, mysterious place, group of strangers, confined, trapped, survival, experiment, mind game, mystery, isolation, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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 ⇓
30%
 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 ⇓
30%
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 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 ⇓
29%
 6.8
 2K
Vanished (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Vanished is an American serial drama television series produced by 20th Century Fox. The series premiered on August 21, 2006 on Fox and its last episode aired on November 10, 2006. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, the series begins with the sudden ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Plot: missing person, investigation, mission, mystery, haunted by the past, disappearance, conspiracy, uncover truth, suspicion, victim, crimes, mysterious character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: atlanta
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.0
 11K
Millennium (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A retired FBI serial-profiler joins the mysterious Millennium Group, a team of underground ex-law enforcement experts dedicated to fighting against the ever-growing forces of evil and darkness in the world.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, good versus evil, fbi, conspiracy, investigation, prophecy, secret movement, supernatural, cult, murder investigation, crimes, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.1
 5K
Traveler (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Traveler is a short-lived American television series that ran from May 10, 2007 until July 18, 2007 on ABC in the United States. The series was produced by Warner Bros. Television. Traveler was officially canceled after eight first-run episodes on ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns, exciting
Plot: mystery, student, fbi, conspiracy, disappearance, friendship, on the run, adventure, track down, dishonesty, suspicion, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders is a drama about the specialized International Division of the FBI tasked with solving crimes and coming to the rescue of Americans who find themselves in danger while abroad.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: profiler, special agents, investigation, crimes, fbi, intelligence, forensics, team, human nature, world spanning, law enforcement, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 8.4
 96K
The Americans (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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: espionage, cold war, undercover, double life, kgb, secret agents, working undercover, mole, parents and children, fbi, top secret, government agency ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.1
 12K
Truth Be Told (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Descend into the world of true-crime podcasts. New evidence compels podcaster Poppy Parnell to reopen the murder case that made her a media sensation.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, crimes, mind game, law enforcement, intelligence, riddles and clues, murder mystery, crime scene, death, murder, friendship, loner ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.9
 3K
ReGenesis (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: ReGenesis is a Canadian television program produced by The Movie Network and Movie Central in conjunction with Shaftesbury Films. The series, which ran for four seasons, revolves around the scientists of NorBAC, a fictional organization with a lab ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: disease, scientist, save the world, investigation, virus, inventions and discoveries, heroes, genetic engineering, global effort, terrorism, plague, fate of humanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, latin america, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.0
 39K
Alcatraz (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Alcatraz is an American television series created by Elizabeth Sarnoff, Steven Lilien and Bryan Wynbrandt, and produced by J. J. Abrams and Bad Robot Productions. The series premiered on Fox on January 16, 2012, as a mid-season replacement. ...
Style: captivating, twists and turns, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: prison, police investigation, uncover truth, investigation, time travel, murderer, crimes, disappearance, warden, law enforcement, manhunt, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 6.5
 105K
Under the Dome (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Under the Dome is based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King. It tells the story of the residents of the small town of Chester's Mill in Maine, where a massive, transparent, indestructible dome suddenly cuts them off from the rest of ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, mind bending, suspenseful, surreal ...
Plot: trapped, small town, life turned upside down, supernatural, survival, small town life, isolation, mystery, teenage girl, society, human existence, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.5
 21K
Perception (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Daniel Pierce, a neuroscientist and professor, is recruited to help the federal government crack difficult cases. His intimate knowledge of human behavior and masterful understanding of the mind give him an extraordinary ability to read people, ...
Style: exciting, mind bending, intellectual, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: riddles and clues, schizophrenia, fbi, intelligence, genius, investigation, law enforcement, hallucination, talented, prodigy, college professor, professor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.3
 109K
Orphan Black (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A streetwise hustler is pulled into a compelling conspiracy after witnessing the suicide of a girl who looks just like her.
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, exciting, serious, twists and turns
Plot: uncover truth, strong female character, family relations, lesbian, top secret, killings, cloning, lesbian relationship, lookalikes, boyfriend, lesbianism, heroine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%