Movies and TV shows like The Grid

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The Grid (2004)
 6.7
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The Grid (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 266 min.
TV show
Story: A team of American and British counter-terrorists are tasked with stopping a terrorist cell who's operating on a global level.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, fbi, murder, investigation, save the day, rivalry, undercover, rebellion, political conspiracy, political unrest, race against time, politics, spy, cia, female agent, muslim, special agents, heroes, hostage, kidnapping, secret agents, law enforcement, confined, good versus evil, realism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, syria, africa, usa, chicago illinois

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Most similar movies to The Grid

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 heroes mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Grid: 24 (2001), 24: Live Another Day (2014), Sleeper Cell (2005), Designated Survivor (2016), The Agency (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.4
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24 (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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: exciting, serious, stylized, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: terrorism, political conspiracy, terrorist, government agency, terrorist plot, special agents, race against time, secret service, president, assassination of president, mission, investigation ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, new york, california, usa
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100%
24: Live Another Day (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: president, hacker, terrorism, terrorist, cia, treason, international relations, save the day, life risking, characters in danger, counter terrorism, on the run ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 6K
Sleeper Cell (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: tense, captivating, rough, suspenseful, erotic ...
Plot: terrorist, undercover agent, spy, undercover, fbi, heroes, race against time, terrorist plot, pretense, bomb, muslim, terrorist group ...
Place: los angeles, usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Designated Survivor (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Tom Kirkman, a low-level cabinet member is suddenly appointed President of the United States after a catastrophic attack during the State of the Union kills everyone above him in the Presidential line of succession.
Style: exciting, political, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: adult
Plot: usa president, counter terrorism, politics, investigation, terrorism, spy, marriage, first lady, president, twists and turns, catastrophe, fbi ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 3K
The Agency (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, terrorism, espionage, cia, undercover, working undercover, state affairs, government agency, terrorist, conspiracy, secret agents, national security ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Fourth Angel (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, vigilantism, fbi, terrorist, special agents, rivalry, save the day, race against time, survival, revenge, investigative reporter, hunting ...
Place: england, london, asia, europe, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
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The Border (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: realistic, captivating, tense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, national security, terrorism, abduction, fighting crime, society, politics, border, border patrol, spy, suspense, terrorist ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.3
 599
Counterstrike (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, daring rescue, rescue, confined, save the day, rivalry, race against time, undercover, special agents, escapades, government agency ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 4.1
 417
Detonator (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former FBI agent must stop a crazy man from blowing up bombs.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, save the day, one man army, undercover, race against time, special agents, vengeance, rivalry, law enforcement, master criminal, fbi, campaign ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.5
 2K
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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: radical, terrorism, firefighter, save the day, secret agents, political conspiracy, working undercover, special agents, government agency, race against time, undercover, counter terrorism ...
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, law enforcement, head of state, save the day, government agency, special agents, secret agents, heroes, race against time, state affairs, political intrigue ...
Time: september 11 2001, 90s
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.6
 1K
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: tense, captivating, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, betrayal, sniper, conspiracy, on the run, save the day, law enforcement, race against time, special agents, manhunt, undercover, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Athena: Goddess of War (2010)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Athena: Goddess of War is a South Korean espionage television drama series broadcast by SBS in 2010 and a spin-off of 2009's Iris. Budgeted at ₩20 billion like its predecessor, the two series are among the most expensive Korean dramas ever ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, secret agents, undercover, heroes, agent, political conspiracy, assassination, state affairs, rivalry, government agency, espionage, wooing ...
Time: 21st century
Place: italy, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.6
 209
The Zone (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Former Gulf War hero Rowdy Welles is framed for murder by unscrupulous CIA boss Dick Althorp. As his price of freedom, Welles is ordered to undertake a deadly mission to destroy a nuclear processing plant in a foreign nation, owned by dangerous ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, spy, hostage, conspiracy, battles, save the day, one man army, good versus evil, rivalry, special agents, confined, espionage ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, heroic mission, race against time, rescue, save the day, politics, heroes, secret agents, government agency, law enforcement, special agents ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, bucharest, balkan
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: twists and turns, fbi, government agency, secret identity, special agents, swat team, spy, espionage, mysterious character, state affairs, betrayal, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.4
 665
Black November (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Nigeria, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A volatile, oil-rich Nigerian community wages war against their corrupt government and a multi-national oil corporation to protect their land from being destroyed by excessive drilling and spills. To seek justice, a rebel organization kidnaps an ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting, serious
Plot: kidnapping, racism, terrorism, political conspiracy, state affairs, confined, dishonesty, heroes, conspiracy, hijacking, rivalry, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: nigeria, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 8.3
 17K
Spooks (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, realistic, tense, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: intelligence agency, spy, cia, espionage, terrorism, squad, twists and turns, undercover, heroes, special agents, double agent, renegade ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, britain, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 3.3
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Hour of Valor (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Presidential candidate running against the Vice-President plans a trip to the Balkans to negotiate the release of American servicemen being held hostage. Before he leaves, he receives a disk documenting evidence that the Vice-President has been ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hijacking, one man army, political conspiracy, state affairs, undercover, secret agents, race against time, law enforcement, save the day, confined, air disaster ...
Place: washington d.c., france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The State Within (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, political, tense
Plot: coup d'etat, politics, terrorism, political conspiracy, cover up, fbi, manipulation, workplace, political intrigue, terrorist, dishonesty, spy ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., pentagon, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Dying of the Light (2014)
Genre: Action, 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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, espionage, spy, retirement, track down, special agents, undercover, secret agents, revenge, suspense, buddies, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., bucharest, romania, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
XIII: The Series (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, terrorist, secret agents, who to trust, uncover truth, secret service, dishonesty, life is a bitch, state affairs, spy, conspiracy, national security ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.6
 4K
Live Wire (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Danny O'Neill is a bomb disposal expert assigned to a case where terrorists have developed an "invisible" liquid explosive which is activated within the human body.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, assassination, senator, undercover, investigation, police detective, special agents, government agency, politics, terrorist, fbi, extramarital affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 7.8
 6K
Informer (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Raza, a young second-generation British-Pakistani man from London is coerced by Gabe, a counterterrorism officer, into informing.
Style: realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: infiltration, terrorism, spy, undercover, snitch, police, police investigation, threat, uncover truth, bomb, politics, dishonesty ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.4
 870
Killer Wave (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 175 min.
TV show
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: suspenseful, serious, bleak, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, rescue, on the run, save the day, undercover, save the world, investigation, race against time, forces of nature, conspiracy, natural disaster, survival ...
Time: 21st century
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 3.8
 473
Fatwa (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the midst of a personal crisis, junior senator Maggie Davidson (Holly) ascertains that she's the subject of a terrorist plot.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, political conspiracy, undercover, politics, terrorism, state affairs, rivalry, dishonesty, murder, suspense, government agency, heroes ...
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.9
 344
Threat Matrix (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: special agents, terrorism, undercover, prodigy, law enforcement, political conspiracy, deaf, rescue, terrorist, homeland, heroes, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Valley of the Wolves: Ambush (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Valley of the Wolves
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, politics, undercover, murder, vengeance, social activist, state affairs, secret agents, death, battles, tough heroes, military ...
Time: 21st century
Place: middle east, turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 2.7
 630
Target (2004)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: U.S. Army sniper Charlie Snow finds himself at the other end of the crosshairs when the brother of an Eastern European arms dealer whom he killed decides to take vengeance on Charlie and his family in L.A.
Style: serious, rough, realistic
Plot: terrorism, rivalry, sniper, law enforcement, soldier, state affairs, graphic violence, hostage, save the day, vengeance, kidnapping, undercover ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
On Dangerous Ground (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 100 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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, spy, terrorism, graphic violence, conspiracy, dishonesty, working undercover, tough heroes, secret agents, race against time, politics, soldier ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, england, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%