Movies like Criminal

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Criminal
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Bill Pope is a CIA agent on a mission in London tracking down a shadowy hacker nicknamed "The Dutchman." When he gets mysteriously ambushed and killed, an experimental procedure is used to transfer his memories into dangerous ex-convict Jericho Stewart. When he wakes up with the CIA agent's memories, his mission is to find The Dutchman and eliminate him before the hacker launches ICBM's and starts World War III. But complications soon arise and the mission turns personal.
Style: suspense, entertaining, melancholic, exciting, awful, ridiculous, emotional, intense, bad ending, enigmatic ...
Plot: memory, cia, espionage, surveillance, spy, chase, car chase, brutality, death, redemption, violence, father daughter relationship, convict, gratuitous violence, spies, violent, mentor, dialogue, secrets, hitman, implant, twists & turns, vengeance, catastrophe, storytelling ...
Time: 2010s
Place: london, russia, delaware, big ben london, west virginia
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Kingsman: The Secret Service
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
UK, USA
129 min.
 7.7
The Accountant
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA
128 min.
 7.4
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Most similar movies to Criminal

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, exciting, intense and realistic films with plots about catastrophe, pistol, mentor, chase, violence, dialogue and brutality mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Criminal: Bastille Day (2016), The November Man (2014), Escape Plan (2013), Jason Bourne (2016), The Gunman (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Bastille Day
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Michael Mason is an American pickpocket living in Paris who finds himself hunted by the CIA when he steals a bag that contains more than just a wallet. Sean Briar, the field agent on the case, soon realises that Michael is just a pawn in a much ...
Style: exciting, intense, tense, suspense, absurd ...
Plot: cia, terrorism, chase, surveillance, police, espionage, corruption, spy, heist, bank robbery, police corruption, kidnapping ...
Place: france, paris france
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System:   95%
    User:   84%
 
The November Man
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, spy, assassin, conspiracy, assassination, chase, mentor, kidnapping, car chase, revenge, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: switzerland, russia, usa, chechnya, montenegro ...
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System:   94%
    User:   79%
 
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Escape Plan
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Ray Breslin is the world's foremost authority on structural security. After analyzing every high security prison and learning a vast array of survival skills so he can design escape-proof prisons, his skills are put to the test. He's ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison escape, survival, corruption, cia, surveillance, revenge, chase, torture, conspiracy, betrayal, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, morocco, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   91%
    User:   100%
 
 6.6
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Jason Bourne
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA
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, intense, entertaining, surprise ending
Plot: chase, assassin, cia, hacking, amnesia, espionage, spy, car chase, surveillance, assassination, revenge, betrayal ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, greece, london, athens greece, langley virginia ...
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System:   89%
    User:   83%
 
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The Gunman
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, UK, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Eight years after fleeing the Congo following his assassination of that country's minister of mining, former assassin Jim Terrier is back, suffering from PTSD and digging wells to atone for his violent past. After an attempt is made on his ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassin, espionage, hitman, betrayal, chase, assassination, martial arts, death, surveillance, conspiracy, revenge, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006
Place: europe, africa, london, barcelona spain
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System:   86%
    User:   69%
 
Edge of Darkness
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As a seasoned homicide detective, Thomas Craven has seen the bleakest side of humanity. But nothing prepares him for the toughest investigation of his life: the search for his only daughter Emma's killer. Now, he is on a personal mission to ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, rough, intense ...
Plot: investigation, murder, political corruption, violence, vengeance, corruption, father daughter relationship, conspiracy, revenge, conspiracy theory, single father, assassination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   59%
 
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Jack Reacher must uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy in order to clear his name. On the run as a fugitive from the law, Reacher uncovers a potential secret from his past that could change his life forever.
Style: entertaining, intense, exciting, absurd, surprise ending ...
Plot: conspiracy, chase, corruption, car chase, assassination, betrayal, military, assassin, revenge, gunfight, vigilante, murder ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new orleans, afghanistan, alabama, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   59%
 
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The Accountant
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: As a math savant uncooks the books for a new client, the Treasury Department closes in on his activities and the body count starts to rise.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, intense, entertaining, interesting ...
Plot: autism, assassin, plot twist, mentor, conspiracy, assassination, violence, gunfight, surveillance, hitman, chase, betrayal ...
Time: year 2006, year 1989, 2000s
Place: new hampshire, illinois, chicago illinois, germany, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   71%
 
Hitman: Agent 47
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An assassin teams up with a woman to help her find her father and uncover the mysteries of her ancestry.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, sexy, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassin, assassination, car chase, mad scientist, video game, track down, betrayal, fight scenes, brutality, revenge, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: singapore, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   59%
 
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Spartan
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: U.S. government agent Scott is assigned to rescue the daughter of a high-ranking government official. As willing as he is to bend the rules to get things done, though, Scott is shocked to find that others are willing to go even further to protect a ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, serious, rough, tense ...
Plot: investigation, kidnapping, secret service, conspiracy, espionage, storytelling, corruption, spy, chase, political corruption, gunfight, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: dubai
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   65%
 
 6.2
 78K
3 Days to Kill
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Serbia
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A dangerous international spy is determined to give up his high stakes life to finally build a closer relationship with his estranged wife and daughter. But first, he must complete one last mission - even if it means juggling the two toughest ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terminal illness, hitman, secret service, father daughter relationship, assassin, car chase, spy, cia, chase, arms dealer, kidnapping, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, langley virginia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   67%
 
The Long Kiss Goodnight
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Samantha Caine, suburban homemaker, is the ideal mom to her 8 year old daughter Caitlin. She lives in Honesdale, PA, has a job teaching school and makes the best Rice Krispie treats in town. But when she receives a bump on her head, she begins to ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: amnesia, chase, assassination, hitman, memory loss, secret service, assassin, cia, conspiracy, car chase, haunted by the past, assassins ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey, pennsylvania, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   54%
 
Seeking Justice
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After his wife is assaulted, a husband enlists the services of a vigilante group to help him settle the score.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Plot: vigilantism, conspiracy, vigilante, surveillance, vengeance, revenge, chase, internet, assassination, kidnapping, car chase, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   46%
 
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Survivor
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Foreign Service Officer in London tries to prevent a terrorist attack set to hit New York, but is forced to go on the run when she is framed for crimes she did not commit.
Style: suspense, exciting, sexy, suspenseful, bad ending ...
Plot: assassin, conspiracy, chase, terrorism, surveillance, betrayal, revenge, murder, espionage, spy, assassination, spies ...
Place: london, new york, afghanistan, big ben london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   55%
 
 5.9
 26K
The Double
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The mysterious murder of a US senator bearing the distinctive trademark of the legendary Soviet assassin 'Cassius', forces retired CIA operative, Paul Shepherson to team with rookie FBI agent, Ben Geary to solve the crime. Having spent ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending, serious, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, investigation, crime, espionage, assassin, spy, chase, cia, murder, car chase, betrayal, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, russia, mexico, paris france, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   45%
 
 5.4
 47K
Blackhat
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A man is released from prison to help American and Chinese authorities pursue a mysterious cyber criminal. The dangerous search leads them from Chicago to Hong Kong.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacking, technology, betrayal, conspiracy, terrorism, chase, surveillance, track down, gunfight, fbi, death, computers and web ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, usa, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   100%
 
Kingsman: The Secret Service
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, 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: suspenseful, serious, bloody, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, mentor, espionage, violence, british, murder, torture, assassin, blood, revenge, betrayal, gore ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, tower bridge london, mcdonald's restaurant, argentina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   40%
 
London Has Fallen
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In London for the Prime Minister's funeral, Mike Banning discovers a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, entertaining, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, president, secret service, arms dealer, assassin, car chase, revenge, assassination, betrayal, surveillance, kidnapping, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: london, england, egypt, scotland, tower bridge london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   44%
 
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Stolen
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Master thief Will Montgomery is just released from the State penitentiary after serving a 10 year sentence, is contacted by Vincent, his ex comrade in crime, who is holding Will’s teenage daughter ransom in a hijacked taxi cab. Vincent will only ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, car chase, crime, heist, chase, father daughter relationship, bank robbery, robbery, fbi, betrayal, race against time, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   57%
 
The Numbers Station
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Belgium, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the moral values of a longtime wetwork black ops agent is tested during his last operation, he receives an unfavorable psych evaluation. Now he is given a break and a seemingly uncomplicated assignment of simply protecting the security of a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, espionage, assassin, survival, conspiracy, surveillance, cia, secret agents, murder, spy, death, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, new jersey, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   55%
 
 5.7
 54K
Sabotage
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In "Sabotage", Arnold Schwarzenegger leads an elite DEA task force that takes on the world's deadliest drug cartels. When the team successfully executes a high-stakes raid on a cartel safe house, they think their work is done - until, ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, gory, brutality, crime, vengeance, police investigation, violence, car chase, revenge, drugs/alcohol, tough law enforcer, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, georgia, usa, california, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   43%
 
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, conspiracy, terrorism, surveillance, murder, spy, corruption, mentor, car chase, russian, assassin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, year 2001, 2000s ...
Place: russia, london, afghanistan, big ben london, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   53%
 
 5.5
 29K
Exit Wounds
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maverick cop Orin Boyd always brings down the domestic terrorists he tracks, but he ruffles feathers with his unorthodox techniques -- and soon finds himself reassigned to the toughest district in Detroit. When he discovers a group of detectives ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police corruption, police investigation, corruption, chase, kidnapping, undercover cop, betrayal, gangsters, car chase, kung fu, secret service ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   51%
 
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 6.6
 90K
Run All Night
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Brooklyn mobster and prolific hit man Jimmy Conlon has seen better days. Longtime best friend of a mob boss, Jimmy is haunted by the sins of his past—as well as a dogged police detective who’s been one step behind Jimmy for 30 years. But when ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, intense ...
Plot: hitman, crime, revenge, gangsters, murder, on the run, betrayal, father son relationship, assassin, car chase, redemption, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   41%
 
 6.0
 25K
Above the Law
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seagal is Nico Toscani, an Italian immigrant, American patriot, ex-CIA agent, aikido specialist, and unorthodox Chicago policeman. He is as committed to his job as he is to his personalized brand of justice: expert and thorough bone-crushing.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, corruption, police investigation, torture, cia, vengeance, conspiracy, gunfight, violence, tough law enforcer, hitman, lone hero ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, asia, usa, japan, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   43%
 
 6.5
 108K
Contraband
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When his brother-in-law runs afoul of a drug lord, family man Chris Farraday turns to a skill he abandoned long ago – smuggling – to repay the debt. But the job goes wrong, and Farraday finds himself wanted by cops, crooks and killers alike.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, betrayal, heist, revenge, car chase, violence, murder, drugs/alcohol, chases and races, crimes, chase, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   38%
 
 5.8
 24K
Hard to Kill
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mason Storm, a 'go it alone' cop, is gunned down at home. The intruders kill his wife, and think they've killed both Mason and his son too. Mason is secretly taken to a hospital where he spends several years in a coma. His son ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, hospital, murder, gangsters, revenge, chase, brutality, car chase, violence, hitman, vigilante ...
Time: 80s, year 1990, year 1983, 1990s
Place: los angeles, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   34%
 
 6.5
 47K
Chaos
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two cops, a rookie and a grizzled vet, pursue an accomplished bank robber.
Style: surprise ending, serious, rough, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, crime, gangsters, police investigation, robbery, car chase, revenge, hostage, police corruption, gunfight, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   35%
 

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Triple 9
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet across town.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, serious, intense ...
Plot: heist, police corruption, crime, bank robbery, violence, murder, betrayal, crime gone awry, police, corruption, organized crime, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, boston, los angeles, atlanta georgia, tel aviv israel
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System:   39%
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: American Ultra is a fast-paced action comedy about Mike, a seemingly hapless and unmotivated stoner whose small-town life with his live-in girlfriend, Phoebe, is suddenly turned upside down. Unbeknownst to him, Mike is actually a highly trained, ...
Style: absurd, bloody, entertaining, brutal, satirical ...
Plot: assassin, violence, spy, hitman, chase, brutality, cia, gunfight, brainwashing, conspiracy, small town, betrayal ...
Place: west virginia, manila philippines, langley virginia
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System:   39%
    User:   36%
 
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