Movies and TV shows like The Event

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The Event (2010)
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The Event (2010)
Original name: The Event Aflevering 1 t/m 4
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: mind bending, serious, captivating, twists and turns, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: missing person, conspiracy, government agency, investigation, mystery, government facility, cia, chases and races, state affairs, buried truth, nobody believes, space and aliens, dishonesty, secret movement, u.s. president, president, intelligence, secret weapon, alien technology, alien, secret identity, flashback, twists & turns, multiple storylines, politician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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, investigation, mystery, crimes, dishonesty, government agency and fbi mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Event: V (2009), The X-Files (1993), Rubicon (2010), Flashforward (2009), Dark Skies (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
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V (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil alien, ufo, alien encounter, dishonesty, fbi, danger, uncover truth, heroes, special agents, family relations, world domination, resistance ...
Place: usa
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100%
 8.7
 181K
The X-Files (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
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, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, fbi, ufo, investigation, space and aliens, paranormal activity, special agents, paranormal investigation, mysterious place, top secret, obsession, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 2010s, 21st century ...
Place: usa, phoenix arizona, arizona
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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: serious, twists and turns, atmospheric, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: homosexual, intelligence, surveillance, boss, undercover, riddles and clues, cover up, paranoia, neighbor, cia, conspiracy, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.6
 57K
Flashforward (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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, suspenseful, serious, stylized, twists and turns ...
Plot: foreknowledge, uncover truth, investigation, fbi, dreams, destiny, supernatural, partners, law enforcement, fate of humanity, coworker, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, near future
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.7
 2K
Dark Skies (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dark Skies is an American UFO conspiracy theory-based sci-fi television series that aired from the 1996 to 1997 season for 18 episodes, plus a two-hour pilot episode. The success of The X-Files on Fox proved there was an audience for science fiction ...
Style: mind bending, captivating, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: ufo, alien invasion, alien, state affairs, buried truth, mystery, undercover, dishonesty, couple relations, uncover truth, space and aliens, danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.1
 14K
Salvation (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, suspense, tense
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, save the planet, conspiracy, asteroid, danger, plan, comet, mystery, rocket, betrayal, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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100%
 8.3
 276K
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: cia, terrorism, espionage, explosion, investigation, danger, marines, treason, paranoia, surveillance, torture, muslim ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, usa, virginia, iraq, langley virginia ...
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54%
 7.3
 25K
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: serious, exciting, captivating, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, double life, spy, secret agents, blind character, undercover, workplace, working undercover, mission gone awry, state affairs, characters in danger, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 7.5
 49K
Wayward Pines (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Imagine the perfect American town... beautiful homes, manicured lawns, children playing safely in the streets. Now imagine never being able to leave. You have no communication with the outside world. You think you're going insane. You must be ...
Style: tense, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: small town, investigation, confined, danger, society, youth, beast, secret service agent, apocalypse, adaptation, isolation, transformation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 8.3
 92K
Orphan Black (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
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, serious, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns
Plot: uncover truth, top secret, family relations, boyfriend, cloning, shooting, killings, secret, lookalikes, young woman, supernatural, characters in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 205K
Fringe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 46 min.
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: supernatural, fbi, investigation, mad scientist, special agents, scientist, paranormal activity, danger, creature, research, experiment, top secret ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, massachusetts, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, conspiracy, secret agents, who to trust, secret service, dishonesty, danger, uncover truth, life is a bitch, white house, state affairs, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.6
 42K
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, secret identity, double agent, spy, female spy, betrayal, deception, secret agents, chases and races, crimes, working undercover, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 8.1
 154K
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, exciting, tense, clever, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, secret, special agents, master criminal, intrigue, investigation, mind game, danger, manipulations, crimes, unlikely partners, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 12K
Legends (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, undercover, working undercover, fbi, government agency, secret identity, espionage, betrayal, mysterious character, state affairs, dishonesty, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 5K
Threshold (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, stylized, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric
Plot: evil alien, top secret, infected, alien invasion, encounter, contact, government agency, government facility, hallucinations, genetically altered, human existence, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, fbi, crimes, danger, special agents, intelligence, profiler, forensics, team, human nature, police investigation, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.5
 5K
Zero Hour (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, suspenseful, serious, mind bending, captivating
Plot: ancient mystery, good versus evil, treasure, riddles and clues, danger, escapades, missing person, race against time, legends and myths, artifact, map, relic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Without a Trace (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Without a Trace was an American police procedural television drama series that originally ran on CBS from September 26, 2002 to May 19, 2009. The series follows the ventures of a Missing Persons Unit of the FBI in New York City.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, murder, kidnapping, fbi, police investigation, crime, crimes, partners against crime, track down, police detective, race against time, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Eleventh Hour (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Dr. Jacob Hood is a brilliant biophysicist and special science advisor to the government who investigates scientific crises and oddities. His crusade is to protect the substance of science against those who would abuse and misuse scientific ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, captivating ...
Plot: scientist, fbi, mad scientist, misfit partners, save the day, law enforcement, investigation, government agency, bio weapon, danger, characters in danger, reluctant partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.1
 1K
The Inside (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: The Inside is an American crime drama television series created by Tim Minear and Howard Gordon and produced by Imagine Television. The Inside follows the work of the FBI's Los Angeles Violent Crimes Unit, a division dedicated to investigating ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious, mind bending
Plot: fbi, investigation, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, haunted by the past, special agents, mystery, rookie, deadly, dark past, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, exciting, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, hacker, president, treason, forgery, international relations, tough heroes, characters in danger, save the day, life risking, shooting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
 37K
Alcatraz (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: prison, time travel, uncover truth, investigation, crimes, disappearance, alcatraz, island, prison life, manhunt, police investigation, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Edge of Darkness (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 317 min.
Story: The mysterious murder of an environmental activist leads her straight-laced father, an Inspector of the local police force, through a haunting revelation of the murkiness of the British Nuclear Policy of the eighties.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: murder, nuclear, cia, conspiracy, legal investigation, mystery, who done it, crimes, society, loss of daughter, top secret, rules and policies ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, england, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.4
 40K
The 4400 (2004)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 43 min.
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: special agents, investigation, missing person, danger, psychic, quarantine, time travel, powerful corporation, fate of humanity, government agency, crimes, healing power ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 8.1
 9K
Millennium (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, tense
Plot: cult, serial killer, good versus evil, investigation, murder investigation, prophecy, fbi, supernatural ability, supernatural, secret movement, crimes, government agency ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c., seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
 95K
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, suspenseful, twists and turns, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ufo, evil alien, fbi, first contact, mystery, investigation, government agency, paranoia, special agents, alien, obsession, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, prehistoric times, prehistory ...
Place: antarctica, texas, usa, europe, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.5
 18K
Perception (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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: mind bending, offbeat, exciting, intellectual, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: fbi, prodigy, intelligence, investigation, riddles and clues, talented, professor, crime, genius, hallucinations, investigator, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.3
 10K
The Whispers (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: We love to play games with our children. But what happens when someone else starts to play with them too? Someone we don't know. Can't see. Can't hear. In The Whispers, someone or something -- is manipulating the ones we love most to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense, bleak
Plot: youth, danger, evil alien, save the world, little girl, investigation, manipulation, race against time, alien invasion, murder, deception, naivete ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.6
 43K
Warehouse 13 (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
Story: After saving the life of the President, two secret service agents - Myka Bering and Pete Lattimer - find themselves assigned to the top secret Warehouse 13. The Warehouse is a massive, top secret facility that houses dangerous and fantastical ...
Style: exciting, humorous, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: artifact, supernatural, legends and myths, secret agents, riddles and clues, ancient mystery, partners, danger, undercover, paranormal activity, secret place, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%