Movies and TV shows like The Grid

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The Grid (2004)
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The Grid
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, politics, government agency, secret agents, special agents, espionage, investigation, counter terrorism, cia, fbi, race against time, save the day, kidnapping, political conspiracy, political unrest, murder, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, heroes, law enforcement, rivalry, state affairs, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, syria, usa, africa, chicago illinois
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24: Live Another Day
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
46 min.
 8.4
MI-5
Drama, Thriller
UK
60 min.
 8.3
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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, heroes, chases and races, deadly, undercover, crimes and terrorism mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like The Grid: Sharpshooter (2007), 24 (2001), Dirty War (2004), The Fourth Angel (2001), Hennessy (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 4.5
 853
Sharpshooter
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, one man army, adventure, secret agents, betrayal, special agents, manhunt, assassin, assassination, on the run, race against time, save the day ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   95%
    User:   89%
 
 8.4
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24
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, special agents, urban, against the rules, race against time, control room, terrorism, save the day, workplace intrigue, workplace, revenge, secret service ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   89%
    User:   93%
 
 6.7
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Dirty War
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: government agency, hostages, secret agents, special agents, race against time, save the day, hijacking, terrorism, political conspiracy, working undercover, chases and races, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   90%
 
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The Fourth Angel
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: hostages, one man army, secret agents, race against time, terrorism, hijacking, save the day, vengeance, serbian, terrorist, fbi, airplane ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, england, europe, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   80%
 
 6.0
 393
Hennessy
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: politics, hidden identity, assassination attempt, terrorism, adventure, vengeance, rebelliousness, revenge, war hero, political corruption, political intrigue, political unrest ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   84%
 
 5.3
 2K
Indian
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: partners against crime, prison, crime, special agents, tough law enforcer, terrorism, against the rules, bollywood, vigilantism, political corruption, working undercover, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   71%
 
 5.0
 4K
Unstoppable
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The deranged military and former CIA agent Dean Cage is in a rehab program, trying to forget the traumatic loss of his best friend Scott in Bosnia. When he dates with his girl-friend and Scott's sister, Detective Amy Knight, in a dinning ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, master criminal, secret agents, chase, special agents, on the run, investigation, manhunt, race against time, terrorism, kidnapping, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   56%
 
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Killer Wave
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, secret agents, adventure, 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 ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   67%
 
 5.6
 3K
Live Wire
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, politics, government agency, master criminal, partners against crime, protagonist as suspect, extramarital affair, bomb, senator, explosive, terrorist, assassination ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   67%
 
 4.4
 524
Counterstrike
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, martial arts, hostages, adventure, one man army, secret agents, daring rescue, espionage, terrorism, race against time, rescue, save the day ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   62%
 
24: Live Another Day
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, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hacker, cia, president, fugitives, on the run, race against time, save the day, save the world, terrorist, blackmail, international relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   65%
 
Diplomatic Siege
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: politics, government agency, hostages, one man army, secret agents, special agents, terrorism, race against time, rescue, save the day, heroic mission, hijacking ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, romania, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   67%
 
Company Business
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An aging agent is called back by "the Company" to run a hostage trade of a Soviet spy for an American agent.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, government agency, secret agents, special agents, prison, witnessing a crime, assassination attempt, espionage, cia, betrayal, chase, manhunt ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, germany, russia, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   49%
 
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Shadow Man
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, government agency, hostages, adventure, master criminal, one man army, espionage, secret agents, cia, race against time, kidnapping, save the day ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, romania, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   58%
 
 5.0
 162
The Zone
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, hostages, one man army, adventure, secret agents, special agents, espionage, manhunt, race against time, save the day, terrorism, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   57%
 
Target of Opportunity
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jim Jacobs and Nick Carlton, childhood friends, are CIA operatives on a sting operation in Chechnya. The raid of a rebel militia group goes bad and the entire teams gets wiped out except for Jim and Nick, who manages to save them both. Five years ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, adventure, secret agents, special agents, espionage, political conspiracy, political intrigue, cia, working undercover, danger, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, chechnya, bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   60%
 
 2.7
 350
Lethal
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A sexy and lethal female mercenary takes on an international syndicate of weapons smugglers run by the Russian Mafia.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, adventure, hostages, one man army, secret agents, special agents, espionage, on the run, race against time, rescue, save the day, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   62%
 
 4.2
 357
Detonator
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Action
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former FBI agent must stop a crazy man from blowing up bombs.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, one man army, special agents, race against time, save the day, terrorism, crimes, danger, deadly, heroes, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   52%
 
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The Black Windmill
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A British agent's son is kidnapped and held for a ransom of diamonds. The agent finds out that he can't even count on the people he thought were on his side to help him, so he decides to track down the kidnappers himself.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: amateur detective, government agency, hostages, secret agents, daring rescue, kidnapping, espionage, spy, agent, ransom, murder, rescue ...
Time: 70s
Place: scotland yard, europe, paris france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   63%
 
 7.0
 52K
Traitor
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: terrorism, espionage, spy, fbi, cia, islam, religion, violence, protagonist as suspect, conspiracy, surveillance, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1978
Place: middle east, israel, africa, london, sudan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   43%
 
The Domino Killings
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: UK, USA, Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tucker is a chronic underachiever and a loser. A Vietnam war veteran who just can't seem to keep out of trouble, in the years since his discharge. The only thing he got out of the war was his skill with a rifle. Now, serving a long stretch in ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, government agency, protagonist as suspect, secret agents, prison, witnessing a crime, assassination attempt, espionage, manhunt, terrorism, frame up, political conspiracy ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, europe, spain, vietnam, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   42%
 
 8.3
 13K
MI-5
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, spy, special agents, race against time, urban, terrorism, working undercover, chases and races, workplace, danger, deadly, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   56%
 
 4.0
 350
Armstrong
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Cold War has just heated up! CIA Agent Bob Taylor (Charles Napier) arrives in Moscow with his new wife Susan (Kimberley Kates) with a highly secret video tape of Russian missiles leaving an unknown base near Moscow under the cover of darkness. ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, one man army, secret agents, espionage, race against time, terrorism, hijacking, political conspiracy, political intrigue, working undercover, tough heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   43%
 
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 2.8
 451
Hour of Valor
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, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostages, one man army, secret agents, adventure, special agents, witnessing a crime, daring rescue, terrorism, hijacking, race against time, save the day, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   40%
 
The Evil That Men Do
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Professional killer Holland is forced out of retirement to break a Central American government's political torture ring when one of his friends, a Latin American journalist, is killed. The murderer, Doctor Clement Molloch, is the master sadist ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, bounty hunter, secret agents, gory, special agents, assassination attempt, chase, espionage, manhunt, torture, martial arts, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, holland, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   51%
 
The Detonator
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sonni Griffith, a top US Secret Agent must protect a witness as he crosses Europe.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, master criminal, adventure, master villain, secret agents, special agents, witnessing a crime, espionage, on the run, race against time, save the day, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   45%
 
Twilight's Last Gleaming
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A renegade USAF general, Lawrence Dell, escapes from a military prison and takes over an ICBM silo near Montana and threatens to provoke World War 3 unless the President reveals details of a secret meeting held just after the start of the Vietnam ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, fighting the system, military, politics, government agency, hostages, prison, one man army, assassination, secret agents, race against time, terrorism ...
Place: asia, montana, usa, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   39%
 
The President's Man: A Line in the Sand
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, secret agents, leadership, terrorism, race against time, hijacking, terrorist, tough heroes, chases and races, danger, deadly, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, afghanistan, campus, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   38%
 

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 4.9
 463
Last Run
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, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, secret agents, special agents, espionage, manhunt, working undercover, chases and races, undercover, on the run, vengeance, haunted by the past, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, hungary, austria, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   43%
 
 3.0
 297
Death Train
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man is supposed to guard a shipment of diamonds being sent by rail. But a man robs the train and kills the men guarding the diamonds. The robbers derail the train and hope to get away with their crime. The robbers get caught in Mexico and are sent ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostages, train, special agents, terrorism, countryside, adventure, tough heroes, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger, one man army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   36%
 
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