Movies like Central Intelligence

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Central Intelligence (2016)
 6.3
 188K
Central Intelligence (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After he reunites with an old pal through Facebook, a mild-mannered accountant is lured into the world of international espionage.
Style: buddy comedy, funny, buddy movie, parody, entertaining, twists and turns, humorous, absurd, ridiculous, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: espionage, spy, cia, high school reunion, bully, friendship, muscleman, high school, accountant, school, computer cracker, betrayal, runaway, redemption, chase, martial arts, cia agent, fight scenes, bullying, female agent, gangsters, transformation, secret agents, midlife crisis, courage ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 2010s, year 1996, year 2016, 1990s
Place: new jersey, boston, baltimore, maryland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out funny, humorous, surprise ending and exciting films with plots about chase, gun, gunfight, violence, hostage, cell phone and explosion mostly in Action, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Central Intelligence: Ride Along (2014), Ride Along 2 (2016), The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017), 21 Jump Street (2012), Spy (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ride Along (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: For the past two years, high-school security guard Ben has been trying to show decorated APD detective James that he's more than just a video-game junkie who's unworthy of James' sister, Angela. When Ben finally gets accepted into the ...
Style: buddy comedy, funny, humorous, exciting, ridiculous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: two man army, gangsters, police officer, escapades, police, gunfight, car chase, partners, law enforcement, buddy cop, kidnapping, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
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90%
 5.8
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Ride Along 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: As his wedding day approaches, Ben heads to Miami with his soon-to-be brother-in-law James to bring down a drug dealer who's supplying the dealers of Atlanta with product.
Style: buddy comedy, buddy movie, funny, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: undercover cop, bodyguard, partners against crime, law enforcement, police officer, corruption, police investigation, gangsters, police, drugs, wedding, chase ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, hawaii, tokyo, miami, atlanta georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Bulgaria, Netherlands, Canada, UK, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The world's top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Court of Justice. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time.
Style: buddy comedy, captivating, tense, humorous, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hitman, bodyguard, chase, killer, assassin, tough guy, on the run, two man army, one against many, criminal, murderer, car chase ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: england, buckingham palace, london, manchester, amsterdam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 7.2
 552K
21 Jump Street (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In high school, Schmidt was a dork and Jenko was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners riding bicycles in the city park. Since they are young and look like high school students, they are ...
Style: humorous, funny, ridiculous, buddy comedy, parody ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: high school, undercover cop, working undercover, high school life, partners against crime, geek, party, buddy cop, drug dealer, police investigation, friendship, sarcasm ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, year 2012 ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Spy (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A desk-bound CIA analyst volunteers to go undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent diabolical global disaster.
Style: funny, humorous, parody, ridiculous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: spy, female spy, female agent, cia, espionage, secret agents, female assassin, cia agent, fat woman, assassin, undercover, undercover agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, rome italy, usa, budapest, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.6
 172K
The Heat (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Uptight and straight-laced, FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn is a methodical investigator with a reputation for excellence--and hyper-arrogance. Shannon Mullins, one of Boston P.D.'s "finest," is foul-mouthed and has a very short fuse, ...
Style: buddy comedy, buddy movie, humorous, funny, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: women, policewoman, fbi, misfit partners, friendship, police investigation, partners against crime, sarcasm, special agents, partners, police, drug lord ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 7.0
 307K
RED (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, former black-ops agent, Frank Moses reassembles his old team in a last ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants.
Style: exciting, humorous, witty, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cia, secret agents, chase, female spy, mercenary, secret service, ex cia agent, kidnapping, gunfight, hitman, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, kansas city, kansas, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A spinoff of The Fate of the Furious, focusing on Johnson's US Diplomatic Security Agent Luke Hobbs forming an unlikely alliance with Statham's Deckard Shaw.
Style: buddy comedy, tense, exciting, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough guy, car, chase, terrorism, secret organization, cia, car race, super soldier, ex special forces, street racing, cia agent, espionage ...
Time: contemporary, future, 2010s
Place: usa, moscow russia, tower bridge london, ukraine, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Audrey and Morgan are best friends who unwittingly become entangled in an international conspiracy when one of the women discovers the boyfriend who dumped her was actually a spy.
Style: buddy comedy, exciting, captivating, funny, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: spy, female friendship, cia agent, save the day, ruse, naked man, female villain, female assassin, female protagonist, chase, best friend, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: paris france, prague, austria, los angeles, amsterdam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 7.0
 374K
22 Jump Street (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the ...
Style: buddy comedy, parody, funny, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: college, undercover cop, high school, dimwit, friendship, police, police investigation, undercover, teenager, farce, police officer, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, new orleans, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.0
 265K
Rush Hour (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Hong Kong Inspector Lee is summoned to Los Angeles to investigate a kidnapping, the FBI doesn't want any outside help and assigns cocky LAPD Detective James Carter to distract Lee from the case. Not content to watch the action from the ...
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, funny, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police, reluctant partners, kung fu, two man army, chase, fight scenes, police investigation, fbi, kidnapping, adventure, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1997
Place: los angeles, hong kong, california, china, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.5
 217K
Get Smart (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When the identities of secret agents from Control are compromised, the Chief promotes hapless but eager analyst Maxwell Smart and teams him with stylish, capable Agent 99, the only spy whose cover remains intact. Can they work together to thwart the ...
Style: funny, entertaining, humorous, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, secret agents, secret service, goofy hero, unlikely partners, spy spoof, surveillance, romancing partners, top secret, treason, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, usa, chechnya, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.5
 185K
Baywatch (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchannon butts heads with a brash new recruit. Together, they uncover a local criminal plot that threatens the future of the Bay.
Style: buddy comedy, entertaining, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lifeguard, beach, sea, swimming, rookie, chase, disguise, crimes, bodyguard, drug dealer, muscleman, male objectification ...
Time: 2010s, future, year 2017
Place: california, florida, usa, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.6
 171K
RED 2 (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada, Russia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Retired C.I.A. agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device.
Style: exciting, humorous, witty, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, secret agents, mercenary, cia agent, hitman, espionage, cia, secret service, betrayal, car chase, mad scientist, fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: russia, england, paris france, usa, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Keeping Up with the Joneses (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An ordinary suburban couple finds it’s not easy keeping up with the Joneses – their impossibly gorgeous and ultra-sophisticated new neighbors – especially when they discover that Mr. and Mrs. “Jones” are covert operatives.
Style: entertaining, exciting, humorous, ridiculous, sexy ...
Plot: spy, espionage, strong female character, neighbor, suspicion, escape, rescue, mission, gunfight, jealousy, suburbs, culture clash ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Jumanji: The Next Level (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Spencer returns to the world of Jumanji, prompting his friends, his grandfather and his grandfather’s friend to enter a different and more dangerous version to save him.
Style: funny, breathtaking, captivating, colourful, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: jungle, adventure, adventurer, teamwork, rescue, female martial artist, body swapping, virtuality, magic, mission, friendship, strongman ...
Time: year 2019, 2010s
Place: new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The tables are turned as four teenagers are sucked into Jumanji's world - pitted against rhinos, black mambas and an endless variety of jungle traps and puzzles. To survive, they'll play as characters from the game.
Style: ridiculous, exciting, biting, breathtaking, funny ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: jungle, game, adventurer, teenage boy, team, mission, video game, friendship, zoologist, high school, blonde, pretty girl ...
Time: 2010s, year 1996, year 2016, 90s
Place: new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Knight and Day (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A fugitive couple goes on a glamorous and sometimes deadly adventure where nothing and no one – even themselves – are what they seem. Amid shifting alliances and unexpected betrayals, they race across the globe, with their survival ultimately ...
Style: exciting, romantic, sexy, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, boys' night, date night
Plot: spy, chase, couples, secret agents, cia, espionage, partners, love and romance, escapades, on the run, gunfight, characters in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, kansas, boston, spain, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Shaft (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: JJ, aka John Shaft Jr., may be a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, but to uncover the truth behind his best friend’s untimely death, he needs an education only his dad can provide. Absent throughout JJ’s youth, the legendary ...
Style: humorous, captivating, semi serious, exciting, colourful ...
Plot: gunfight, drug lord, dark humor, investigation, african american, father son relationship, computer cracker, fbi, grandfather, death of friend, strong man, revenge ...
Time: year 2012, year 1997, year 1989, year 2007, year 1994 ...
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, harlem
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80%
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After five (or six) years of vanilla-wedded bliss, ordinary suburbanites John and Jane Smith are stuck in a huge rut. Unbeknownst to each other, they are both coolly lethal, highly-paid assassins working for rival organisations. When they discover ...
Style: sexy, romantic, entertaining, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens, boys' night
Plot: spy, hitman, battle of the sexes, female assassin, strong female lead, couples, secret identity, secret service, secret agents, double life, cia, female killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, latin america, coney island brooklyn new york city, new york, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 30K
My Spy (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A hardened CIA operative finds himself at the mercy of a precocious 9-year-old girl, having been sent undercover to surveil her family.
Style: funny, buddy comedy, entertaining, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: spy, cia agent, crimes, odd couple, adventure, female agent, muscleman, air disaster, undercover agent, little girl, secret, child in peril ...
Time: contemporary, future, 2020s, 2010s
Place: berlin germany, paris france, chernobyl, chicago illinois, ukraine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: When an attack on the Kingsman headquarters takes place and a new villain rises, Eggsy and Merlin are forced to work together with the American agency known as the Statesman to save the world.
Style: slasher, funny, epic, scenic, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: spy, agent, secret government organization, tough guy, female agent, espionage, good versus evil, mission, chase, one against many, nanotechnology, memory loss ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: europe, usa, britain, london, cambodia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Game Night (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Max and Annie's weekly game night gets kicked up a notch when Max's brother Brooks arranges a murder mystery party -- complete with fake thugs and federal agents. So when Brooks gets kidnapped, it's all supposed to be part of the ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, captivating, ridiculous, funny ...
Plot: kidnapping, game, board game, friends, plan gone wrong, escape, brother brother relationship, contests and competitions, investigation, group of friends, best friends, neighbor ...
Time: 2010s, future
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.1
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Stuber (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After crashing his car, a cop who's recovering from eye surgery recruits an Uber driver to help him catch a heroin dealer. The mismatched pair soon find themselves in for a wild day of stakeouts and shootouts as they encounter the city's ...
Style: humorous, light, exciting, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: taxi driver, police officer, vulgarity, drug lord, lapd, buddy cop, investigation, father daughter relationship, murder, driver, partners, friendship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.1
 6K
Brannigan (1975)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Jim Brannigan is sent to London to bring back an American mobster who is being held for extradition but when he arrives he has been kidnapped which was set up by his lawyer. Brannigan in his American Irish way brings American law to the people of ...
Style: twists and turns, entertaining, intense, suspense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, chase, culture clash, buddy cop, crimes, police investigation, motorcycle, assassin, hitman, gunfight, murder, police ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london, england, chicago illinois, scotland, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 49K
Keanu (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Friends hatch a plot to retrieve a stolen cat by posing as drug dealers for a street gang.
Style: buddy comedy, funny, absurd, satirical, parody ...
Plot: kitten, hitman, gangsters, gunfight, african american, car chase, brothers, gang, fight scenes, dumb, chase, weed ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 42K
Brick Mansions (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a dystopian Detroit, grand houses that once housed the wealthy are now homes of the city's most-dangerous criminals. Surrounding the area is a giant wall to keep the rest of Detroit safe. For undercover cop Damien Collier, every day is a ...
Style: intense, suspenseful, serious, exciting, buddy movie ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: parkour, undercover cop, ghetto, undercover, gunfight, betrayal, martial arts, gang, car chase, kidnapping, race against time, police corruption ...
Time: near future, future, 2010s
Place: new orleans, detroit, new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Brothers Grimsby (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Wrongfully accused and on the run, a top MI6 assassin joins forces with his long-lost, football hooligan brother to save the world from a sinister plot.
Style: ridiculous, humorous, absurd, not serious, parody ...
Plot: spy, vulgarity, satire, farce, stupidity, culture clash, creativity, espionage, virus, sarcasm, brutality, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, london, northern england, south africa, santiago chile ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
 6.0
 48K
CHiPS (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers as they make their rounds on the freeways of Los Angeles.
Style: buddy comedy, funny, humorous, entertaining, intense ...
Plot: buddy cop, motorcycle, heist, police, male nudity, investigation, corruption, chase, addiction, police corruption, undercover agent, arrest ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 266K
The Other Guys (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: NYPD detectives Christopher Danson (Johnson) and P.K. Highsmith (Jackson) are the baddest and most beloved cops in New York City. They don't get tattoos, other men get tattoos of them. Two desks over and one back, sit detectives Allen Gamble ...
Style: funny, buddy comedy, absurd, humorous, parody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stupidity, police, misfit partners, partners against crime, police investigation, farce, reluctant partners, crimes, buddy cop, car chase, dumb, sarcasm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, las vegas, new york yankees, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%