Movies and TV shows like Limitless 2015

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Limitless (2015)
 7.7
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Limitless (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Limitless, based on the feature film, picks up where the movie left off and follows Brian Sinclair as he discovers the power of the mysterious drug NZT, and is coerced into using his newfound drug-enhanced abilities to solve weekly cases for the FBI.
Style: captivating, light, humorous, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: intelligence, fbi, young man, life & death, addiction, taking a pill, crime, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, new job, chase, crimes, mystery, murder mystery, moral ambiguity, paranoia, experimental drug, politician, female agent, peril, based on movie, drug
Place: new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, captivating and realistic films and TV series with plots about crimes, law enforcement, investigation, crime, fbi, danger and murder mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Limitless: Forever (2014), White Collar (2009), Lucifer (2015), Blindspot (2015), Perception (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
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Limitless (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A paranoia-fueled action thriller about an unsuccessful writer whose life is transformed by a top-secret "smart drug" that allows him to use 100% of his brain and become a perfect version of himself. His enhanced abilities soon attract ...
Style: clever, captivating, intellectual, psychological, cerebral ...
Plot: intelligence, superhuman powers, rise to the top, success, prodigy, life turned upside down, ambition, drug abuse, happy ending, rags to riches, greed, overnight success ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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86%
 8.3
 51K
Forever (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Doctor Henry Morgan, New York City’s star medical examiner, has a secret. He doesn't just study the dead to solve criminal cases, he does it to solve the mystery that has eluded him for 200 years—the answer to his own inexplicable ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: immortality, investigation, supernatural, law enforcement, laboratory, crimes, crime, murder investigation, female detective, friendship, buddies, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 8.2
 114K
White Collar (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Neal Caffrey, a con man, forger and thief, is captured after a three-year game of cat and mouse with the FBI. With only months left serving a four-year sentence, he escapes to look for Kate, his girlfriend. Peter Burke, the FBI agent who initially ...
Style: exciting, light, captivating, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cons and scams, unlikely partners, art thief, intelligence, fbi, partners, mastermind, crimes, expert, dishonesty, special agents, deal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.2
 190K
Lucifer (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Bored and unhappy as the Lord of Hell, Lucifer Morningstar abandoned his throne and retired to Los Angeles, where he has teamed up with LAPD detective Chloe Decker to take down criminals. But the longer he's away from the underworld, the ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, humorous, colourful, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: devil, immortality, supernatural, hell, demon, fallen angel, murder investigation, female detective, immortal, psychologist, lapd, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.4
 63K
Blindspot (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A vast international plot explodes when a beautiful Jane Doe is discovered naked in Times Square, completely covered in mysterious, intricate tattoos with no memory of who she is or how she got there. But there's one tattoo that is impossible ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspense, realistic
Plot: strong female character, memory loss, fbi, investigation, tattoo, terrorist, crime, killings, puzzle, martial arts, secret organization, fbi agent ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.5
 18K
Perception (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Dr. Daniel Pierce, a neuroscientist and professor, is recruited to help the federal government crack difficult cases. His intimate knowledge of human behavior and masterful understanding of the mind give him an extraordinary ability to read people, ...
Style: mind bending, offbeat, exciting, intellectual, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: fbi, riddles and clues, intelligence, investigation, prodigy, talented, genius, professor, crime, crimes, schizophrenia, investigator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 9.1
 754K
Sherlock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.
Style: clever, captivating, witty, psychological, serious ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, crime, mind game, sherlock holmes, mastermind, riddles and clues, prodigy, partners, british, friendship, intelligence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 56K
Quantico (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A diverse group of recruits has arrived at the FBI Quantico Base for training. They are the best, the brightest and the most vetted, so it seems impossible that one of them is suspected of masterminding the biggest attack on New York City since 9/11.
Style: twists and turns, tense, surprise ending, realistic
Plot: fbi, recruit, investigation, terrorist attack, terrorist, attack, false identity, terrorism, secret, bonding, flashback, fbi agent ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
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 6.9
 38K
Numb3rs (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Inspired by actual cases and experiences, Numb3rs depicts the confluence of police work and mathematics in solving crime as an FBI agent recruits his mathematical genius brother to help solve a wide range of challenging crimes in Los Angeles from a ...
Style: tense, serious, suspense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: genius, prodigy, crime, fbi, mathematics, murder investigation, police detective, workplace, crimes, profiler, partners against crime, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
Truth Be Told (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Descend into the world of true-crime podcasts. New evidence compels podcaster Poppy Parnell to reopen the murder case that made her a media sensation.
Style: psychological, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns
Plot: psychological thriller, investigation, crimes, crime, mind game, intelligence, murder mystery, private detective, danger, crime scene, mystery, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 363
Angela's Eyes (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, exciting, realistic
Plot: fbi, partners, treason, investigation, mystery, partners against crime, undercover, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Without a Trace (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Without a Trace was an American police procedural television drama series that originally ran on CBS from September 26, 2002 to May 19, 2009. The series follows the ventures of a Missing Persons Unit of the FBI in New York City.
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, murder, police detective, kidnapping, fbi, police investigation, crime, crimes, partners against crime, track down, race against time, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.6
 190K
The X-Files (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The exploits of FBI Special Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully who investigate X-Files: marginalized, unsolved cases involving paranormal phenomena. Mulder believes in the existence of aliens and the paranormal while Scully, a skeptic, is assigned to ...
Style: mind bending, captivating, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, ufo, paranormal investigation, fbi, investigation, paranormal activity, special agents, conspiracy, top secret, space and aliens, alien contact, mysterious place ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2010s, 2000s, 1990s ...
Place: usa, phoenix arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.9
 34K
Lethal Weapon (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: A slightly unhinged former Navy SEAL lands a job as a police officer in Los Angeles where he's partnered with a veteran detective trying to keep maintain a low stress level in his life.
Style: exciting, captivating, twists and turns, entertaining
Plot: police detective, police investigation, friendship, buddy cop, lapd, murder, police partner, crimes, adventure, chase, family relations, based on movie ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Lone Gunmen (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: After years of playing second fiddle to Agents Mulder and Scully on  The X-Files, the trio of computer-hacking conspiracy geeks popularly known as The Lone Gunmen are finally heading out on their own. Never ones to stray far from the center of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, enigmatic, captivating, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, computers and web, conspiracy, undercover, investigation, danger, partners, government agency, computer genius, intrigue, intelligence, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.5
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Haven (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: FBI agent Audrey Parker arrives in the small town of Haven, Maine to solve a murder and soon discovers the town's many secrets—which also hold the key to unlocking the mysteries of her lost past.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, investigation, fbi, paranormal activity, female protagonist, small town, small town life, special agents, surprising revelation, danger, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.7
 16K
Graceland (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Somewhere in Southern California, in a drug raid run by the US government, a beachfront property was seized and turned into a residence for undercover cops. They are all top agents of the DEA, FBI, and Customs and they are living in this house ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, working undercover, special agents, rookie, undercover, young man, coworker, crime, drug dealer, fighting crime, crimes, coworker relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.5
 8K
Mad Dogs (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: When a group of underachieving 40-something friends gather in Belize to celebrate the early retirement of an old friend, a series of wild, comedic events unfold, exposing dark secrets and a web of lies, deception and murder.
Style: dark humor, captivating, tense, exciting, humorous ...
Plot: murder, friendship, crimes, disorder, dishonesty, reunion, group of friends, celebration, friends, buddies, crime, male friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Ringer (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Ringer is an American television series that initially aired on The CW from September 13, 2011 to April 17, 2012. The series stars Sarah Michelle Gellar, who plays twin sisters Bridget Kelly and Siobhan Martin. On May 13, 2011, it was reported that ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: hidden identity, dishonesty, plan gone awry, witnessing a crime, disappearance, blended family, twin sister, crimes, mystery, haunted by the past, danger, suspicion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
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FBI (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The New York office of the FBI brings to bear all their talents, intellect and technical expertise on major cases in order to keep their city and the country safe.
Style: tense, exciting, suspense, disturbing, twists and turns
Plot: fbi, danger, female protagonist, crimes, partners, catastrophe, exploding building, fbi agent, police investigation, federal bureau of investigation, violence
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23%
 7.9
 10K
Rubicon (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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 ...
Style: twists and turns, realistic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: undercover, surveillance, conspiracy, boss, espionage, government agency, uncover truth, manipulations, government facility, crimes, loner, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.8
 8K
The Riches (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A family of crooks assume the identity of an upper-middle-class suburban clan in the Deep South.
Style: humorous, captivating, disturbing, light, serious ...
Plot: cheating, impersonating, secret, double life, starting over, dishonesty, parents and children, lifestyle, deception, neighbor, impostor, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
New York Undercover (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: New York Undercover is an American police drama that aired on the Fox television network from 1994 to 1998. The series stars Malik Yoba as Detective J.C. Williams and Michael DeLorenzo as Detective Eddie Torres, two undercover detectives in New York ...
Style: captivating, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: law enforcement, crimes, society, city life, working undercover, criminal heroes, police detective, gang, police, violence, black cop, addiction ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Eleventh Hour (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Dr. Jacob Hood is a brilliant biophysicist and special science advisor to the government who investigates scientific crises and oddities. His crusade is to protect the substance of science against those who would abuse and misuse scientific ...
Style: serious, captivating, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: scientist, fbi, mad scientist, save the day, misfit partners, danger, characters in danger, government agency, law enforcement, partners against crime, reluctant partners, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.9
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Monk (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Adrian Monk was once a rising star with the San Francisco Police Department, legendary for using unconventional means to solve the department's most baffling cases. But after the tragic (and still unsolved) murder of his wife Trudy, he ...
Style: humorous, witty, offbeat, semi serious, realistic
Plot: private detective, crimes, odd, investigation, intelligence, prodigy, crime, ex law enforcer, talented, unconventional method, police investigation, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.3
 111K
Luke Cage (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire.
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, danger, crimes, fighting crime, save the day, escapades, master villain, african american, violence, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Person of Interest (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Person of Interest follows former CIA paramilitary operative, John Reese, who is presumed dead and teams up with reclusive billionaire Finch to prevent violent crimes in New York City by initiating their own type of justice. With the special ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, clever, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, hacker, artificial intelligence, partners against crime, computer system, hi-tech, crimes, fighting crime, computer genius, characters in danger, heroes, privacy invasion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.4
 10K
CSI: Cyber (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The FBI's team of Cyber Crime Investigators, headed by Special Agent Avery Ryan, works to solve cases involving the dark-net. Avery, a Special Agent in Charge and esteemed Cyber-Psychologist heads up a team, including Senior Special Agent ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, police investigation, profiler, crimes, crime, special agents, partners against crime, riddles and clues, computers and web, evidence, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.4
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Ironside (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: Ironside is an upcoming American drama television series that is scheduled to premiere in the 2013–14 television season on NBC. It will air on Wednesdays at 10 p.m. Eastern/9 p.m. Central, after Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. It is a ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, mystery, wheelchair bound, disability, power relations, tough law enforcer, crime, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.9
 1K
Reef Break (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Australia, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Cat Chambers is a thief-turned-fixer for the governor of a stunning and seductive Pacific Island paradise. Impulsive, reckless, and irresistible, Cat's less-than-perfect past gives her an instinctive gift for understanding crime and criminals ...
Style: semi serious, scenic, exciting, captivating
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: island, fbi, thief, fighting crime, new life, danger, beautiful scenery, crime investigation, pacific island, partners, redhead girl, paradise
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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