Movies like Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

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Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic, entertaining, intense, sexy, tense, sinister
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, conspiracy, terrorism, surveillance, murder, spy, corruption, mentor, car chase, russian, assassin, secret agents, kidnapping, sniper, revenge, spies, chase, gunfight, motorcycle, secrets, cold war, secret service, betrayal, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, year 2001, 2000s, 2010s
Place: russia, london, afghanistan, big ben london, moscow russia, pennsylvania, manhattan new york city
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108 min.
 7.8
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USA, Germany, France, Spain
115 min.
 8.0
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about chase, catastrophe, mentor, runaway, betrayal, dialogue and vengeance mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit: White House Down (2013), London Has Fallen (2016), 3 Days to Kill (2014), The Sum of All Fears (2002), The Peacemaker (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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White House Down
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 131 min.
Story: Capitol Policeman John Cale has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer. Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is ...
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Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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London Has Fallen
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In London for the Prime Minister's funeral, Mike Banning discovers a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, entertaining, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night
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 6.2
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3 Days to Kill
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Serbia
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A dangerous international spy is determined to give up his high stakes life to finally build a closer relationship with his estranged wife and daughter. But first, he must complete one last mission - even if it means juggling the two toughest ...
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The Sum of All Fears
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When the president of Russia suddenly dies, a man whose politics are virtually unknown succeeds him. The change in political leaders sparks paranoia among American CIA officials, so CIA director Bill Cabot recruits a young analyst to supply insight ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: espionage, cia, terrorism, cold war, nuclear bomb, nuclear, nuclear war, spy, mentor, president, assassin, arms dealer ...
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 5.9
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The Peacemaker
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When a train carrying atomic warheads mysteriously crashes in the former Soviet Union, a nuclear specialist discovers the accident is really part of a plot to cover up the theft of the weapons. Assigned to help her recover the missing bombs is a ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, new york, usa, chechnya, sarajevo ...
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Traitor
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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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.
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The Bourne Supremacy
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: suspense, suspenseful, stylized, twists and turns, serious ...
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Place: europe, germany, russia, italy, usa ...
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System:   58%
    User:   58%
 
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The November Man
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
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System:   57%
    User:   100%
 
 7.0
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The Kingdom
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Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
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    User:   100%
 
 6.1
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Erased
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Belgium, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A former agent of the CIA and his estranged daughter go on the run after his employers target them for assassination.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, usa, new jersey, brussels belgium
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System:   55%
    User:   55%
 
The Numbers Station
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Belgium, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the moral values of a longtime wetwork black ops agent is tested during his last operation, he receives an unfavorable psych evaluation. Now he is given a break and a seemingly uncomplicated assignment of simply protecting the security of a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   49%
 
 6.9
 91K
Patriot Games
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Duration: 117 min.
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Audience: boys' night
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    User:   54%
 
 6.4
 7K
The Package
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Duration: 108 min.
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System:   54%
    User:   44%
 
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    User:   54%
 
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    User:   54%
 
Clear and Present Danger
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Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
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System:   52%
    User:   42%
 
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The Double
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Duration: 98 min.
Story: The mysterious murder of a US senator bearing the distinctive trademark of the legendary Soviet assassin 'Cassius', forces retired CIA operative, Paul Shepherson to team with rookie FBI agent, Ben Geary to solve the crime. Having spent ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending, serious, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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System:   52%
    User:   62%
 
 5.8
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Haywire
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mallory Kane is a highly trained operative who works for a government security contractor in the dirtiest, most dangerous corners of the world. After successfully freeing a Chinese journalist held hostage, she is double crossed and left for dead by ...
Style: stylized, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   52%
    User:   45%
 
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Collateral Damage
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Firefighter Gordon Brewer is plunged into the complex and dangerous world of international terrorism after he loses his wife and child in a bombing credited to Claudio 'The Wolf' Perrini.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002, 2000s
Place: colombia, los angeles, latin america, washington d.c.
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System:   52%
    User:   60%
 
 6.8
 167K
Unstoppable
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A runaway train, transporting deadly, toxic chemicals, is barreling down on Stanton, Pennsylvania, and only two men can stop it: a veteran engineer and a young conductor. Thousands of lives hang in the balance as these ordinary heroes attempt to ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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System:   52%
    User:   49%
 
 6.8
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Hanna
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A 16-year-old girl raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe. Tracked by a ruthless operatives, she faces startling revelations about her existence and questions about her humanity.
Style: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, morocco, finland, europe, germany ...
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System:   51%
    User:   60%
 
The Osterman Weekend
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The host of an investigative news show is convinced by the CIA that the friends he has invited to a weekend in the country are engaged in a conspiracy that threatens national security in this adaptation of the Robert Ludlum novel.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: espionage, betrayal, violence, surveillance, conspiracy, spy, cold war, murder, gunfight, vengeance, brutality, paranoia ...
Time: 80s
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System:   51%
    User:   52%
 
Assassination
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jay Killon is the bodyguard of the recently elected US president, but he is assigned to the first lady (Lara Royce). Lara hates Killon so she does all she can to escape. The story complicates when someone tries to kill Lara.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, entertaining ...
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Time: 80s
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System:   51%
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Mission: Impossible
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Ethan Hunt, the leader of a crack espionage team whose perilous operation has gone awry with no explanation, discovers that a mole has penetrated the CIA, he's surprised to learn that he's the No. 1 suspect. To clear his name, Hunt ...
Style: exciting, suspense, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, undercover, mission, secret service, cia, heist, betrayal, master villain, conspiracy, secret agents, murder, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: prague, virginia, berlin germany, kiev ukraine, langley virginia ...
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System:   50%
    User:   52%
 
 6.5
 162K
Air Force One
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Russian terrorists conspire to hijack the aircraft with the president and his family on board. The commander in chief finds himself facing an impossible predicament: give in to the terrorists and sacrifice his family, or risk everything to uphold ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret service, terrorism, airplane, conspiracy, president, corruption, hostage, sacrifice, aviation, russian, hostages, negotiation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, kazakhstan, afghanistan, moscow russia
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System:   49%
    User:   44%
 
Mission: Impossible III
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, China, Italy
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Retired from active duty to train new IMF agents, Ethan Hunt is called back into action to confront sadistic arms dealer, Owen Davian. Hunt must try to protect his girlfriend while working with his new team to complete the mission.
Style: exciting, suspense, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: shanghai, washington d.c., rome italy, virginia, berlin germany ...
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System:   49%
    User:   43%
 
 5.6
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Chain Reaction
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two researchers in a green alternative energy project are put on the run when they are framed for murder and treason.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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System:   49%
    User:   52%
 
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Enigma
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Five highly-trained KGB agents are sent to the west to assassinate several Soviet dissidents. In order to stop the diabolical plot, an American agent must infiltrate Soviet intelligence and obtain information from a Russian computer.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, sexy ...
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, east germany
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System:   49%
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