Movies like Cover-Up

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Cover-Up (1991)
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Cover-Up (1991)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Israel
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mike Anderson, a tough American reporter on a dangerous foreign assignment, finds his own life in jeopardy when he uncovers a deadly labyrinth of political intrigue that threatens the lives of thousands. Dispatched to investigate a mysterious and fatal attack on an overseas US naval base, Anderson, a leading investigative journalist and ex-US marine, finds himself back on familiar ground. Instinct makes him question the official CIA explanation that cites an unknown terrorist group called Black October. Alone, and armed only with his combat training and determination to uncover the truth, he sets out to expose a complex and dangerous political web.
Style: suspense, exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, spy, espionage, cia, conspiracy, reporter, ambassador, terrorist plot, heroes, military, secret agents, journalist, special agents, love triangle, politics, crimes, undercover, journalism, rivalry, political intrigue, political conspiracy, law enforcement, one man army, political corruption, government agency ...
Time: 90s
Place: middle east, israel, los angeles, tel aviv israel, tel aviv

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about danger, heroes, deadly, gunfight, rivalry, chases and races and violence mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Cover-Up: Storm Catcher (1999), Silent Trigger (1996), Deadly Outbreak (1995), The Defender (2004), The Way of War (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Storm Catcher (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A renegade general plots to bomb Washington using a new top secret jet called the Storm Catcher. The only trouble is only one man is capable of flying it. So they seek to put him on the run in a conspiracy that makes him appear to have murdered ...
Style: realistic, rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, heroes, conspiracy, dishonesty, state affairs, political conspiracy, false accusation, crimes, confined, fighting the system, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Silent Trigger (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Waxman is a former Special Forces soldier who is now working as a heavily armed assassin for a top secret government agency. When a covert mission goes terribly wrong, Waxman and fellow assassin Clegg become that agency's prime targets.
Style: bloody, suspense, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, sniper, soldier, terrorism, showdown, firing squad, karate, kickboxing, tough guy, execution, assassin, one man army ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Deadly Outbreak (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dutton Hatfield, played by Jeff Speakman, is working for the American embassy. He finds himself inside a biochemical weapon laboratory when terrorists headed by Colonel Baron (played by TimeCop villain Ron Silver) take over the place. Baron is ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computer cracker, bio weapon, terrorism, heroes, graphic violence, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes, special agents, save the day, master criminal, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: israel, pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Defender (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The global war on terror rages on. When a government official goes missing, Lance, a man with an impressive record of service to his country, finds himself protecting the man who embodies everything he has dedicated his life to fight against.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, daring rescue, state affairs, tough heroes, law enforcement, save the day, undercover agent, one man army, spy, torture, interrogation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: romania, europe, new york, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Way of War (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paramilitary operative David Wolfe stumbles upon an international conspiracy connecting presidential cabinet members to a Middle Eastern terrorist plot. Wanting to expose the truth, Wolfe defies orders and returns to the US as an army of one ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, assassination, state affairs, political corruption, political conspiracy, government agency, race against time, dishonesty, military, political intrigue, one man army, revenge plot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Peacekeeper (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a terrorist group steals the US President's personal communications computer for launching the US arsenal in case of war, only a heroic Major has the key to prevent a Presidential assassination or a nuclear holocaust.
Style: suspense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, nuclear threat, chase, secret agents, save the day, law enforcement, crimes, daring rescue, state affairs, government agency, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c., pentagon, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Foreigner (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This story is about a freelance agent (Seagal) who is the courier of a package from France to Germany. He soon finds that many people want to get their hands on it.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, secret agents, martial arts, good versus evil, adventure, heroes, race against time, on the run, rivalry, espionage, undercover, government agency ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, poland, germany, warsaw poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, tense, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, tough heroes, race against time, law enforcement, working undercover, assassination attempt, crimes, undercover, government agency, political conspiracy, political intrigue, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, espionage, martial arts, save the day, adventure, undercover, government agency, rivalry, master criminal, terrorism, secret agents, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: romania, europe, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Patriot Games (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When CIA Analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets Jack and his family as revenge.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, political, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, spy, terrorist, revenge, assassination, cia, ira, hitman, secret agents, espionage, rivalry, violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, ireland, london, washington d.c., north africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Art of War II: Betrayal (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Agent Neil Shaw is called out of retirement and finds himself in the midst of a plot to assassinate several leading Senators with himself set-up to take the rap for a recent killing
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, martial arts, assassination, heroes, on the run, murder, conspiracy, politics, espionage, secret agents, protagonist as suspect, manhunt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: british columbia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
CIA II: Target Alexa (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Movie Info When a top secret nuclear guidance system is stolen by an ex-CIA operative looking to sell the deadly device to the top bidder, it's up to a determined CIA agent and the international terrorist who he has vowed to capture to team up ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, woman with a gun, cia, terrorist, working undercover, psychopath, law enforcement, good versus evil, special agents, secret agents, crimes, race against time ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Flight of Fury (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: John, is sent in to recover a stolen Stealth Bomber. His trusty sidekick Rojar and John's ever faithful Jessica, fight the rebel forces of Banansistan, led by the vivacious Ellianna.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, terrorist, pilot, martial arts, bomber, terrorism, soldier, espionage, tough heroes, crimes, gang, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Icarus (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Captured (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Matt Hendricks (Dolph Lundgren) is the US Navy's top Marine Special Operations Commander and is facing his toughest challenge yet - Escorting the deadliest viral weapon on the planet back to a safe Storage Faciliy.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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The Detonator (2006)
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, realistic, suspenseful, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, terrorism, woman in danger, undercover, special agents, adventure, on the run, save the day, gang, gangsters, escapades, witnessing a crime ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Assignment (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Jack Shaw (DONALD SUTHERLAND) has experienced the terror first-hand. He's a top CIA agent who's tracked international killer-for-hire Carlos "The Jackal" Sanchez for over twenty years and barely survived Carlos' devastating ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, tense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, terrorist, chase, terrorism, revenge, frame up, race against time, politics, kgb, hitman, car chase ...
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Place: israel, virginia, middle east, connecticut, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.7
 5K
Submerged (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Chris Kody, imprisoned member of the US military, is released from prison and reunited with his old team in order to pursue a renegade scientist. The catch, the scientist has developed mind control technology that can make even your friends into ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Hidden Agenda (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Former government Jason Price (Dolph Lundgren) makes people disappear for a living. But when a top lieutenant for a crime syndicate asks Price to help him drop out of sight, things take a grisly, unexpected turn. A mysterious hit man known as The ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, special agents, law enforcement, uncover truth, government agency, dishonesty, car bomb, martial arts, espionage, lone wolves, fbi agent, computer cracker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, suspenseful, rough, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, heroic mission, politics, crimes, save the day, rescue, race against time, secret agents, state affairs, government agency, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, bucharest, balkan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Armstrong (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia agent, nuclear missile, kidnapping, chase, nuclear, injustice, battles, tough heroes, political intrigue, hijacking, murder, computers and web ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Special Ops (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When an American soldier’s Black Ops Unit is ambushed during a raid to rescue a nano-nuclear device that has fallen into the wrong hands, he must run for his life to not only track down the missing device, but also clear his name when he is ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Shadow Conspiracy (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bobby Bishop (Sheen) is a special assistant to the President of the United States. Accidentally, he meets his friend professor Pochenko on the street. Pochenko has time to tell Bishop about some conspiracy in the White House but then immediately ...
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, suspenseful, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political conspiracy, conspiracy, betrayal, on the run, assassination, corruption, politics, political corruption, crimes, intrigue, witnessing a crime, life turned upside down ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Marksman (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Chechen rebels take over a Russian nuclear plant and it's up to a mysterious agent(Snipes) to stop them.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, black american, soldier, sniper, military, heroes, rescue, daring rescue, adventure, crimes, heroic mission, frame up ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The November Man (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An ex- CIA operative is brought back in on a very personal mission and finds himself pitted against his former pupil in a deadly game involving high level CIA officials and the Russian president-elect.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cia, espionage, secret agents, secret service, brutality, agent, conspiracy, surveillance, chase, violence, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008, 2010s, 2000s
Place: montenegro, russia, switzerland, usa, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: suspense, captivating, tense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, secret agents, betrayal, conspiracy, adventure, save the day, on the run, rivalry, undercover, law enforcement, manhunt, special agents ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
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Icon (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 190 min.
Story: A former US Operative, who lived in Russia in his earlier years and had been married there with a child, comes out of retirement to face down a former enemy, now running as a candidate for President in modern Russia. Working with a Russian ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, presidential election, espionage, terrorism, conspiracy, race against time, uncover truth, special agents, government agency, secret agents, fighting the system, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Direct Contact (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An imprisoned ex-US Special forces operative in Eastern Europe, is offered his freedom and money to rescue an American woman, who has been kidnapped by a ruthless warlord. But, shortly after freeing her discovers that the kidnap story was just a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, prison, daring rescue, adventure, confined, tough heroes, crimes, rescue, one man army, father daughter relationship, prison fight, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, russia, balkan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Second in Command (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Romania
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Armed insurgents attempt a coup d'etat in a troubled Eastern European country, and the president flees to the U.S. embassy for protection. When the U.S. ambassador is murdered by the ruthless and gun-happy rebels, it comes down to the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, martial arts, rescue, political unrest, revolution, politics, military, adventure, rebellion, heroic mission, terrorist plot, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Land of the Free (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A politician's campaign manager (Speakman) discovers that the candidate (Shatner) is a front for a military organization plotting a political overthrow of the government. In trying to expose the candidate's right-wing activities, he puts ...
Style: realistic, serious, political thriller
Plot: political conspiracy, conspiracy, terrorist group, terrorist plot, election campaign, corrupt politician, car chase, terrorism, campaign, political corruption, workplace situations, idealism ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%