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Extremely Dangerous (1999)
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Extremely Dangerous (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Extremely Dangerous is a 1999 four part series for ITV starring Sean Bean as an ex-National Criminal Intelligence Service undercover agent convicted of the brutal murder of his wife and child who goes on the run to try and clear his name. He sets out to follow up a strange clue sent to him in prison. The boss of a local crime syndicate, a former associate, hears of his escape and sends out the word to bring him in. On the run from the police and disowned by his NCIS colleagues, he is faced with the fact that he may be guilty.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: on the run, murder, innocent, gangsters, espionage, crimes, investigation, heroes, confined, conspiracy, crime, life is a bitch, fugitives, political conspiracy, frame up, manhunt, intrigue, danger, chases and races, who done it, dishonesty, false accusation, law enforcement, mind game, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films and TV series with plots about deadly, dishonesty, crimes, murder, danger, chases and races and law enforcement mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Extremely Dangerous: Brotherhood of the Rose (1989), Nexus (2010), Prey (2014), The Fourth State (2012), Crossplot (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Brotherhood of the Rose (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Romulus and Remus are two CIA agents, their direct instructor is John Elliott. They both were picked up at an orphanage by Elliott at the age of about eight, raised together as brothers and specially trained to supersede every other agent in the ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, manhunt, on the run, orphan, betrayal, espionage, kgb, political conspiracy, false accusation, adoption, deadly, danger ...
Time: 80s
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Nexus (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Holly is a struggling singer whose life is torn apart when she loses custody of her daughter, Chloe. When she travels to her soon to be ex-husbands estate in the country, for a weekend visit with Chloe, she is shocked to discover that he is missing. ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: conspiracy, neo noir, false accusation, on the run, uncover truth, frame up, life turned upside down, betrayal, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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66%
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Prey (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Three-part crime thriller. When detective Marcus Farrow looks into a seemingly forgotten case, he has no idea of the chaos and heartache that will soon follow. He is found at the scene of a murder, and with all the evidence pointing towards him, he ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspense, twist ending ...
Plot: chase, false accusation, murder, crimes, disorder, uncover truth, life turned upside down, protagonist as suspect, race against time, wanted, investigation, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, manchester england, manchester
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59%
The Fourth State (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A journalist gets caught up in a terrorist plot in Moscow while investigating the Russian secret service.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, race against time, fish out of water, photojournalist, uncover truth, dishonesty, state affairs, protagonist as suspect, heroes, journalism, political conspiracy, false accusation ...
Place: europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Crossplot (1969)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A successful London ad-exec hires a beautiful Hungarian girl to pose for some modeling shots, little realising that she has overheard an assassination plot and is now being hunted by some dangerous killers.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, assassination plot, danger, chases and races, dishonesty, espionage, frame up, assassination, crimes, deadly, rivalry, undercover ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england, europe
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51%
The Field of Blood (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Adaptation of Denise Mina's thriller set in 1982. When the story of a murder has huge implications for her family, newspaper copy boy Paddy Meehan battles prejudices to get to the truth. As she inches closer to revealing the truth, her ...
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, suspense, serious ...
Plot: journalism, investigation, uncover truth, murder, crimes, workplace, media, ambition, deadly, society, danger, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: scotland, europe
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51%
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Tough Luck (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A tense and intricate web of deceit and betrayal entangles Archie, a wandering grifter who is hired by a traveling carnival owner to murder his beautiful wife.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, manhunt, betrayal, crime gone awry, frame up, law enforcement, criminal heroes, hitman, cons and scams, dishonesty, gangsters, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, alabama
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48%
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The Suspect (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Dong-chul was the best special field agent in North Korea, but he’s abandoned by his government during a mission. While on the run, he looks for his wife and child, who were sold as slaves to China, only to discover their corpses. He soon finds ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: political conspiracy, espionage, hitman, false accusation, frame up, danger, law enforcement, intrigue, crimes, betrayal, track down, assassination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Impunity (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Investigating the gruesome murder of a cabinet minister's daughter, a special investigator and a local police detective find themselves knee-deep in political corruption and conspiracy, in this sizzling noir thriller set in post-apartheid South ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: police investigation, uncover truth, deadly, murder, danger, political corruption, political conspiracy, dishonesty, crimes, partners, state affairs, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Telling Lies (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The morning after the night before, a rapid spiral of disastrous telephone calls chart the certain ruin of young Phil's day as he attempts to fib his way out of one scrape after another. Told entirely in animated captions.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, mystery, rivalry, couples, who done it, infidelity, hidden identity, crimes, law enforcement, investigation, life turned upside down, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Crusader (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The World Of Mass Communication Is About To Become Unplugged.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, journalism, investigation, uncover truth, deadly, dishonesty, political corruption, frame up, political conspiracy, crimes, protagonist as suspect, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 424
Final Move (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The LA police are baffled: someone is killing people who have been found innocent of violent crimes. At the crime scenes, DNA evidence and clues linked to chess point to a suspect who's dead, recently executed for murders with a similar M.O. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, serial killer, who done it, psychopath, dishonesty, life is a bitch, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Cybergeddon (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Cybergeddon follows the story of agent Chloe Jocelyn as she investigates a slew of seemingly unrelated cyber attacks with fellow agent Frank Parker and incarcerated master hacker Chase Rabbit Rosen. Chloe and her team must crack the worldwide ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: hacker, special agents, cyberspace, apocalypse, fbi, agent as target, chaos, computers and web, chaos and mayhem, crimes, danger, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 577
Proximity (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When William Conroy (Rob Lowe), a former college professor, is sentenced to life in prison for vehicular manslaughter it seems his life is over. But when a fellow inmate tells him that in the past two years fourteen inmates have died at the prison, ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, suspense
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Two Shades of Blue (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Susan Price has written a #1 bestseller, a steamy novel about a woman's search for the ultimate sexual experience entitled, "The Dark Side of Judith." When Susan is framed for the murder of her fiance, billionare publisher Jack ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, enigmatic, sexy ...
Plot: murder, undercover, danger, frame up, woman in danger, life turned upside down, dishonesty, deadly, protagonist as suspect, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), phone sex ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Salamander (1981)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An Italian policeman investigates a series of murders involving people in prominent positions. Left behind at each murder scene is a drawing of a salamander. The policeman begins to suspect these murders are linked to a plot to seize control of the ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, enigmatic, captivating ...
Plot: murder, politics, police investigation, political conspiracy, political intrigue, crime, crimes, mystery, danger, political corruption, state affairs, society ...
Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Surveillance 24/7 (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Our hero Adam gets drawn into a web of intrigue as evidence is planted on him of a gay royal affair.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: conspiracy, intrigue, investigation, rivalry, race against time, frame up, murder, state affairs, amateur detective, danger, surveillance, gay romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
American Roulette (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Carlos Quintas, the democratically-elected president of an unnamed South American country, has been deposed by a military coup. He is in London, the head of a government in exile, rallying international support. He is also a poet of talent and ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: assassination attempt, on the run, crimes, espionage, dishonesty, head of state, rebellion, heroes, deadly, state affairs, chases and races, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Taped (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Johan and Saar make a final attempt to save their marriage by going on vacation to Buenos Aires. In keeping a promise to their daughter they will make a video of their activities there. When they accidentally witness (and videotape) a brutal murder ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chases and races, danger, on the run, dishonesty, mystery, husband wife relationship, accidental death, police, death, inadvertently, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
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38%
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3 Blind Mice (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Thomas is a talented computer programmer living in a vibrant, urban metropolis. Lonely and unsure about life, he finds solitude in the world of internet chat rooms, webcam sites and virtual communication. One evening, Thomas witnesses the brutal ...
Style: tense, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: false accusation, fighting the system, mind game, mystery, investigation, psychopath, deadly, protagonist as suspect, law enforcement, witnessing a crime, danger, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Executive Power (1997)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While protecting the U.S. President, Secret Service agent Nick Sager helps him to dispose of the body of a young girl, who accidentally died during an adulterous encounter. Some time later, a few weeks before the elections, the disillusioned ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, political conspiracy, political corruption, torture, crimes, life is a bitch, deadly, undercover, state affairs, legal investigation, who done it, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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37%
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Harry's Game (1982)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Harry is an undercover agent for the British army sent to Northern Ireland to infiltrate the IRA and find (and terminate) the assassin of a British Cabinet Minister. Harry is alone, the army hasn't been told he is being put in place, his wife ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: terrorism, working undercover, track down, vengeance, undercover, hidden identity, rivalry, secret agents, danger, chases and races, state affairs, ira ...
Time: 80s
Place: ireland, europe, belfast
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37%
The Skulls III (2004)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young college co-ed tries joining the elite, all-male, secret society, the Skulls, and in so doing, she uncovers some unscrupulous methods used by some of the members to get what they want.
Style: serious, tense, bleak, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: college, murder, investigation, mystery, college life, uncover truth, youth, danger, dishonesty, mind game, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Who's Got the Black Box? (1967)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Greece
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The widow of a murdered undercover NATO officer in Greece is the prime suspect in his killing. She finds herself embroiled in a bigger conspiracy about the sabotage of U.S. radar installations while trying to prove her innocence.
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Plot: murder, whistleblower, righting the wronged, snitch, disorder, chases and races, secret agents, assassination, false accusation, uncover truth, political intrigue, mistaken identity ...
Time: 60s
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The MacKintosh Man (1973)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A member of British Intelligence assumes a fictitious criminal identity and allows himself to be caught, imprisoned, and freed in order to infiltrate a spy organization and expose a traitor.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, espionage, car chase, secret agents, spy, betrayal, on the run, working undercover, danger, undercover, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: ireland, russia, london, europe, england
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35%
The Candidate (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jonas Bechmann, a defense attorney, is a man of the system. Until the day he himself is accused of murder. Taking matters into his own hands, he throws himself into the hunt for a group of blackmailers who threaten to expose him as the killer. But ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: murder, investigation, frame up, track down, uncover truth, law firm, deadly, cons and scams, crimes, false accusation, dishonesty, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
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35%
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Last Run (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Frank Banner used to specialize in helping Soviet spies defect safely to the West. Banner's wife was shot to death aiding such an escape. Now, with the Cold War over, Banner is called upon to safely escort an ex-K.G.B. man who is wanted dead by ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, on the run, manhunt, undercover, vengeance, working undercover, haunted by the past, rivalry, law enforcement, deadly, secret agents, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hungary, europe, austria, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Skulls II (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After joining the Skulls, Ryan Sommers (Robin Dunne) is warned not to betray any secrets about the organization or its high-powered members. However, when Ryan witnesses a murder within the Skulls' private chambers, he finds that the closer he ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, secret, betrayal, college, coffin, initiation, lacrosse, morgue, literature, coroner, lecture, mind game ...
Time: contemporary
Place: connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Undeniable (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 44 min.
Story: 25 years ago, Jane saw a man killing her mother. Today, she's a well adjusted wife and mother herself. While having a physical, she notices a doctor who looks like the killer and reports him. No one believes her - except one cop.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: murder, haunted by the past, police investigation, couples, deadly, crimes, witnessing a crime, couple relations, murder witness, strong female presence
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Messiah 2: Vengeance Is Mine (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: When a man is buried alive, Red Metcalf must delve into a serial killer's psyche.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, mystery, police detective, danger, deadly, false accusation, riddles and clues, law enforcement, police investigation, race against time, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, europe
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33%