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Rubicon (2010)
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Rubicon (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Rubicon is an American television series that centers on an intelligence analyst at a national think tank in New York City called the American Policy Institute, who discovers that he may be working with members of a secret society that manipulates world events on a grand scale.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful, political, mind bending
Plot: conspiracy, espionage, twists and turns, uncover truth, prodigy, analyst, surveillance, boss, undercover, spy, government agency, crimes, loner, deception, workplace, government facility, paranoia, cover up, manipulation, secret, evidence, peril, homosexual, investigation, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films and TV series with plots about crimes, dishonesty, investigation, danger, twists and turns, spy and mystery mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Rubicon: Homeland (2011), The Bureau (2015), The Americans (2013), Lie to Me (2009), The Game (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Homeland (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: CIA officer Carrie Mathison is tops in her field despite being bipolar, which makes her volatile and unpredictable. With the help of her long-time mentor Saul Berenson, Carrie fearlessly risks everything, including her personal well-being and even ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, political ...
Plot: terrorism, espionage, cia, spy, terrorist, investigation, surveillance, bipolar disorder, government agency, treason, counter terrorism, top secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, langley virginia, usa, america, iraq ...
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The Bureau (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Within the DGSE (General Directorate for External Security), a department called the Office Of Legends (BDL) forms and remote pilot the most important agents of the French intelligence services: Clandestine. Immersion in hostile country, their ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, political thriller ...
Plot: spy, espionage, undercover agent, terrorism, secret service, investigation, characters in danger, twists and turns, national security, mission, secret identity, obsession ...
Time: future, 2010s
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The Americans (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Set during the Cold War period in the 1980s, The Americans is the story of Elizabeth and Philip Jennings, two Soviet KGB officers posing as an American married couple in the suburbs of Washington D.C. and their neighbor, Stan Beeman, an FBI ...
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: cold war, spy, espionage, double life, kgb, undercover, mole, government agency, secret agents, working undercover, investigation, mission ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
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Lie to Me (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The world's leading deception researcher, Dr. Cal Lightman, studies facial expression, body language and tone of voice to determine when a person is lying and why, which helps law enforcement and government agencies uncover the truth. But his ...
Style: clever, psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, talented, expert, deception, psychology, crime investigation, crimes, riddles and clues, outsmarting, human nature, lie, sign language ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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The Game (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: London 1972. When a defecting KGB officer, Arkady Malinov, reveals Operation Glass, a devastating Soviet plot that could change the course of the Cold War, Daddy, the head of MI5, assembles a secret team to investigate. As the Soviets awaken a list ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: spy, cold war, secret agents, espionage, conspiracy, undercover, state affairs, twists and turns, dishonesty, government agency, post war, kgb ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: ussr, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Ghost Writer (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A writer stumbles upon a long-hidden secret when he agrees to help former British Prime Minister Adam Lang complete his memoirs on a remote island after the politician's assistant drowns in a mysterious accident. In director Roman ...
Style: suspense, atmospheric, serious, captivating, political ...
Plot: writers, twists and turns, political conspiracy, politics, investigation, mystery, writer's life, betrayal, secrets, spy, suspicion, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, london, massachusetts, england, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
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Utopia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The Utopia Experiments is a legendary graphic novel shrouded in mystery. When a group of strangers find themselves in possession of an original manuscript, their lives suddenly and brutally implode.
Style: thought provoking, mind bending, surreal, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: conspiracy, hidden truth, who to trust, politician, dishonesty, graphic violence, mysterious character, scientist, twists and turns, life turned upside down, virus, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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50%
 7.3
 30K
Covert Affairs (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A young CIA operative, Annie Walker, is mysteriously summoned to headquarters for duty as a field operative. While Annie believes she's been promoted for her exceptional linguistic skills, there may be something or someone from her past that ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, double life, secret agents, cia, blindness, female spy, female protagonist, blind character, mission gone awry, characters in danger, state affairs, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, langley virginia, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Deception (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: Cameron Black is the world's greatest illusionist. At least, that's what people used to call him—before his greatest secret was exposed and his career destroyed. Even worse, Cameron has good reason to believe this was no accident.
Style: captivating, feel good, entertaining, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: illusionist, who done it, outsmarting, fbi, team, deception, magic, research, investigation, secret, riddles and clues, psychology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 120K
Revenge (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: When Emily Thorne moves to the Hamptons, everyone wonders about the new girl, but she knows everything about them, including what they did to her family. Years ago, they took everything from her. Now, one by one, she's going to make them pay.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 75K
Burn Notice (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A formerly blacklisted spy uses his unique skills and training to help people in desperate situations.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 9.1
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Sherlock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
Story: A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.
Style: clever, witty, captivating, exciting, psychological ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
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Damages (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Damages is an American legal thriller television series created by the writing and production trio of Daniel Zelman and brothers Glenn and Todd A. Kessler. The plot revolves around the brilliant, ruthless lawyer Patty Hewes and her protégée, ...
Style: clever, rough, realistic, serious, tense ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Elementary (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A modern-day drama about a crime-solving duo that cracks the NYPD's most impossible cases. Following his fall from grace in London and a stint in rehab, eccentric Sherlock escapes to Manhattan where his wealthy father forces him to live with ...
Style: witty, talky, suspenseful, serious, sad ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
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The Mentalist (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Patrick Jane, a former celebrity psychic medium, uses his razor sharp skills of observation and expertise at "reading" people to solve serious crimes with the California Bureau of Investigation.
Style: exciting, intellectual, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
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Criminal Minds (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: An elite team of FBI profilers analyze the country's most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they strike again. The Behavioral Analysis Unit's most experienced agent is David Rossi, a founding member of the BAU ...
Style: psychological, serious, exciting, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens, family outing
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2010s, 2000s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Night Manager (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 358 min.
TV show
Story: Former British soldier Jonathan Pine navigates the shadowy recesses of Whitehall and Washington where an unholy alliance operates between the intelligence community and the secret arms trade. To infiltrate the inner circle of lethal arms dealer ...
Style: suspense, tricky, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, espionage, arms dealer, secret service, undercover, corruption, working undercover, hotel, arms dealing, betrayal, british secret service, crimes ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Shadow Line (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: A noir thriller with diverse individuals whose worlds become interwoven after the murder of drug baron Harvey Wratten. From the cop with a bullet in his brain, whose amnesia leaves him doubtful of his own moral compass; to the drug-lord driven by a ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
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Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The International (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An interpol agent and an attorney are determined to bring one of the world's most powerful banks to justice. Uncovering money laundering, arms trading, and conspiracy to destabilize world governments, their investigation takes them from Berlin, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, sexy, clever, tricky ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, middle east, israel, usa, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Alcatraz (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Alcatraz is an American television series created by Elizabeth Sarnoff, Steven Lilien and Bryan Wynbrandt, and produced by J. J. Abrams and Bad Robot Productions. The series premiered on Fox on January 16, 2012, as a mid-season replacement. ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, atmospheric, mind bending, stylized ...
Plot: prison, time travel, uncover truth, investigation, twists and turns, murderer, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, warden, manhunt, existence paradox ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 60s, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
 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, conspiracy, terrorist, secret agents, national security ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: twists and turns, fbi, government agency, secret identity, special agents, swat team, spy, espionage, betrayal, state affairs, mysterious character, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Life (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Complex, offbeat Detective Charlie Crews returns to the force after serving time in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. Crews’ new lease on life has provided him with a Zen-like outlook, peace of mind and no need for vengeance, an attitude ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, bleak ...
Plot: investigation, ex convict, police detective, uncover truth, homicide detective, frame up, police investigation, murder, partners against crime, suspicion, police, lapd ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
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Angela's Eyes (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: FBI agent Angela Clinton has the exceptional gift of knowing when someone is lying. She discovered this skill at age 14, when she learned her "average" American parents were actually spies. Attempting to right her parents' wrong, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: female agent, fbi, female detective, treason, partners against crime, undercover, investigation, mystery, partners, law enforcement, espionage, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, political conspiracy, cover up, terrorism, fbi, manipulation, crimes, workplace, political intrigue, terrorist, dishonesty ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., pentagon, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.5
 3K
Secret State (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A four-part conspiracy theory drama inspired by Chris Mullen's novel "A Very British Coup". When a devastating industrial accident results in deaths and raises safety questions about the US petrochemical company involved, PM Tom ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, clever, political
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, conspiracy, investigation, political intrigue, twists and turns, uncover truth, life is a bitch, dishonesty, state affairs, crimes, corporate crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, united kingdom, iran, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.0
 249K
The Blacklist (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Raymond "Red" Reddington, one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives, surrenders in person at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He claims that he and the FBI have the same interests: bringing down dangerous criminals and terrorists. In ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, exciting, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, investigation, unlikely partners, master criminal, special agents, intrigue, partners, law enforcement, secret, mind game, crimes, killings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
 7.6
 19K
The Bridge (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A murdered body on a bridge between El Paso and Juarez bring together El Paso detective Sonya Cross and Chihuahua State Police detective Marco Ruiz.
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police detective, twists and turns, partners, policewoman, murder, drug cartel, police investigation, interrogation, u.s. mexico border, corruption, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Former NYPD detective and forensic genius Lincoln Rhyme was at the top of his game until a serious accident at the hands of a notorious serial killer forced him out of the field. When Amelia Sachs, an intuitive young officer who has a gift for ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, forensics, police, investigation, law enforcement, partners against crime, evidence, riddles and clues, crimes, mystery, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%