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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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, counter terrorism, cia, fbi, murder, muslim, politics, government agency, secret agents, special agents, espionage, investigation, race against time, save the day, kidnapping, political conspiracy, political unrest, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, heroes, law enforcement, rivalry, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, syria, usa, africa, chicago illinois

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films and TV series with plots about danger, terrorism, chases and races, undercover, state affairs, deadly and crimes mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Grid: 24: Live Another Day (2014), Legends (2014), Killer Wave (2007), 24 (2001), The Agency (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, hacker, cia, president, treason, international relations, forgery, save the day, on the run, counter terrorism, tough heroes, life risking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, undercover, working undercover, fbi, secret identity, espionage, government agency, mysterious character, betrayal, state affairs, on the run, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.5
 664
Killer Wave (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Suddenly the US east coast is hit by a type of natural disaster formerly reserved, except after a major earthquake, for the Pacific and Indian ocean rims: tidal waves of the destructive tsunami type. Scientist and fiction author John McAdams attends ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, adventure, secret agents, investigation, race against time, rescue, save the day, save the world, terrorism, forces of nature, heroic mission, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.4
 160K
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: stylized, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, terrorism, race against time, double agent, government agency, against the rules, traitor, secret service, revenge, undercover, bomb, one man army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 7.4
 550
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: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, terrorist, cia, espionage, terrorism, government agency, secret agents, national security, working undercover, workplace situations, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.0
 52K
Traitor (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When straight arrow FBI agent Roy Clayton heads up the investigation into a dangerous international conspiracy, all clues seem to lead back to former U.S. Special Operations officer, Samir Horn.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, spy, secret agents, escape, prison, faith, alcohol, bomb, car bomb, traitor, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1978
Place: sudan, chicago illinois, washington d.c., marseille, nova scotia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
 714
The Border (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Border is a Canadian drama that aired on CBC Television and 20 other TV networks worldwide. It was created by Peter Raymont, Lindalee Tracey, Janet MacLean and Jeremy Hole of White Pine Pictures. The Executive in Charge of Production is Janice ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: immigration, law enforcement, terrorism, government agency, crime, fighting crime, terrorist, national security, state affairs, immigrants, politics, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.5
 853
Sharpshooter (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An assassin working for the CIA decides to take one final job before quitting only to find out that he is the target of his CIA boss.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, assassination, assassin, betrayal, government agency, secret agents, adventure, special agents, manhunt, on the run, race against time, save the day ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Dying of the Light (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Bahamas, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Evan Lake, a veteran CIA agent, has been ordered to retire. But when his protégé uncovers evidence that Lake's nemesis, the terrorist Banir, has resurfaced, Lake goes rogue, embarking on a perilous, intercontinental mission to eliminate his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, secret agents, special agents, retirement, espionage, track down, chases and races, danger, law enforcement, undercover, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, kenya, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.3
 13K
MI-5 (2002)
Genre: Drama, 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: serious, rough, realistic, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, undercover, espionage, double life, government agency, special agents, race against time, urban, terrorism, working undercover, chases and races, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.1
 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: muslim, terrorism, terrorist, undercover agent, french, african american, special agents, fbi, working undercover, danger, heroes, undercover ...
Place: los angeles, usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
 1K
Dirty War (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After years of meticulous planning, a terrorist operation is reaching its final stages. The authorities have received no intelligence; they are in a race against time but don't yet know it. As the operation unfolds, we see the working lives of ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: radiation, firefighter, government agency, hostages, secret agents, special agents, race against time, save the day, hijacking, terrorism, political conspiracy, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Fourth Angel (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Action
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Workaholic reporter, Jack Elgin takes his family on a working trip to India, but their aircraft is hijacked in Cyprus by a previously-unknown terrorist movement, and his wife and daughter are among the slaughtered. With western governments ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, revenge, fbi, terrorist, serbian, terrorism, hijacking, vengeance, journalism, vigilantism, hostages, one man army ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, england, cyprus, asia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Homeland Security (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Admiral McKee (Tom Skerritt) is retired, when following the events of 9/11 he receives a call from the White House informing him that his commander in chief requires him to serve his country once again. Shortly after this he is sworn into office as ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, september 11 2001, cia, politics, government agency, head of state, special agents, race against time, save the day, heroic mission, danger, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.2
 8K
Crisis (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When Washington's most powerful players are pulled into an international conspiracy, an unlikely puppeteer will bring everyone from CEOs to The President of the United States to their knees by threatening the things they hold most dear.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense ...
Plot: hostages, special agents, fbi, conspiracy, family relations, secret service, hostage situation, kidnapping, confined, investigation, betrayal, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: exciting, serious, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, agent, intelligence, espionage, investigation, danger, shooting, mind game, chase, escapades, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.3
 19K
Cleanskin (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: While working undercover as a bodyguard to arms dealer Harry, former-soldier-turned-secret-service-agent Ewan survives a bloody shootout with a member of an Islamic terrorist cell who steals Harry's briefcase full of Semtex explosives and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, terrorism, secret agents, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, rivalry, undercover, fighting crime, uninhibited rivalry, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.9
 2K
Rogue (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
Story: "Rogue" revolves around Grace, a morally and emotionally-conflicted undercover detective who is tormented by the possibility that her own actions contributed to her son’s death. Grace’s search for the truth is further complicated by ...
Style: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, murder, crime, working undercover, law enforcement, criminal heroes, cheating, police detective, haunted by the past, strong sexual content, loss of son, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 6.0
 393
Hennessy (1975)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set in the Seventies, Hennessy is a Irishman who believes in peace, but who has had connections to the IRA. Hennessy's family is killed, and he plots revenge, setting out to assassinate Queen Elizabeth of England.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, war hero, terrorism, politics, hidden identity, assassination attempt, adventure, vengeance, rebelliousness, political corruption, political intrigue, political unrest ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: ireland, england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The State Within (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
Story: Ambassador to Washington is the pinnacle of success in the Foreign Office and the position is offered to only the brightest and the best. But Ambassador Mark Brydon finds his skills tested to the limits when, following a major diplomatic incident, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: politics, terrorism, cover up, fbi, manipulations, government conspiracy, conspiracy, political conspiracy, political intrigue, danger, deadly, dishonesty ...
Place: usa, iraq, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
On Dangerous Ground (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Vusi Madlazi returns to the South African village he left as a young boy (he was organizing against apartheid, and left in fear of his life) to bury his father. He meets up with his brother Ernest, who tells him their other brother Stephen ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, politics, government agency, crime, secret agents, special agents, assassination attempt, espionage, political conspiracy, political intrigue, working undercover, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, england, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, danger, uncover truth, dishonesty, life is a bitch, who to trust, secret service, chases and races, state affairs, cia agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.3
 2K
Indian (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 178 min.
Story: DCP Raksekhar Azad (Raj) is an invincible cop with a great aim. He arrests a terrorist by the name of Khan. But Khan lands in a prison cell that looks cushier than the Buckingham Palace. However, this gets Raj promoted, and he is congratulated by ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, terrorism, partners against crime, special agents, crime, tough law enforcer, bollywood, against the rules, vigilantism, political corruption, working undercover, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.9
 3K
The Beast (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: FBI agent Charles Barker applies controversial techniques in his attempts to bring criminals to justice, which often border on illegal and unsettle his uninitiated partner, Ellis Dove. Over the course of the first season, Barker is investigated by ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, fbi, undercover, rookie, working undercover, crime, crime investigation, undercover cop, undercover agent, crimes, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.9
 309
Threat Matrix (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Threat Matrix is a 2003 American drama television series. It lasted 16 episodes. The plot consisted of the events in a United States Homeland Security anti-terrorism unit, led by Special agent John Kilmer. The title of the show refers to a report ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: terrorism, government agency, special agents, special agent, terrorist, law enforcement, state affairs, undercover, mute or deaf, prodigy, political conspiracy, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.1
 3K
Shadow Man (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An intelligence operative discovers that no one is what they seem in the shadowy world of espionage.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, cia, espionage, kidnapping, government agency, hostages, adventure, master criminal, one man army, secret agents, race against time, save the day ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, romania, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The President's Man: A Line in the Sand (2002)
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A counterterrorism specialist is assigned by the President to track down a terrorist who is suspected of planning to set off a nuclear device in the U.S.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, one man army, secret agents, nuclear bomb, leadership, race against time, hijacking, tough heroes, chases and races, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, illinois, middle east, campus ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Diplomatic Siege (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Steve Mitchell is clandestinely sent to the US embassy in Bucharest, Romania to disarm a nuclear bomb that has secretly remained in the building since the end of the Cold War, little does he know that other problems will soon erupt. He must ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, politics, government agency, hostages, one man army, secret agents, special agents, race against time, rescue, save the day, heroic mission, hijacking ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.6
 162
Midnight Man (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: British soldiers force a recently captured IRA terrorist to cooperate with them and then assign him to go undercover with a gang of terrorists and prevent them from killing the U.S. President. But the spy isn't in long before he realizes that ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, soldier, terrorism, ira, government agency, espionage, political conspiracy, adventure, political intrigue, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.4
 524
Counterstrike (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Secret Service agent and his brother, a reckless ATF agent, try to stop a group of extreme right-wing U.S. military mercenaries, led by a fanatic Taiwanese vixen, who hijack the Queen Mary 2 ocean liner with the U.S. and Chinese presidents on ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, government agency, martial arts, hostages, adventure, one man army, secret agents, daring rescue, espionage, race against time, rescue, save the day ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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