Movies and TV shows like Covert Affairs

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Covert Affairs (2010)
 7.3
 27K
Covert Affairs (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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 her CIA bosses are really after. Auggie Anderson is a CIA military intelligence agent who was blinded while on assignment and is Annie's guide in this world of bureaucracy, excitement and intrigue.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cia, double life, secret agents, female spy, working undercover, workplace, undercover, state affairs, characters in danger, mission gone awry, blind character, top secret, danger, chases and races, rookie, pretense, code breaking, government agency, superior officer, power relations, female protagonist, blindness, secret service, ex couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia, langley virginia

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Most similar movies to Covert Affairs

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and exciting films and TV series with plots about undercover, danger, secret agents, spy, government agency, espionage and chases and races mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Covert Affairs: Alias (2001), Nikita (2010), Homeland (2011), The Americans (2013), MI-5 (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 46K
Alias (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Sydney Bristow, an agent who has been tricked to believe she is working for the U.S. government, is actually working for a criminal organization named the Alliance of Twelve. Upon learning this, Sydney becomes a double agent for the real CIA.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, boys' night
Plot: female spy, cia, double agent, secret identity, secret agents, spy, martial arts, espionage, working undercover, betrayal, deception, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.7
 49K
Nikita (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Nikita will stop at nothing to expose and destroy Division, the secret U.S. agency who trained her as a spy and assassin.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female spy, female assassin, female killer, spy, hitman, tough girl, mole, danger, chases and races, heroine, taekwondo, characters in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 8.3
 314K
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: suspenseful, tense, serious, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: cia, terrorism, espionage, top secret, explosion, investigation, danger, surveillance, spy, treason, paranoia, muslim ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, usa, virginia, iraq, iran ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.4
 85K
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, atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: undercover, cold war, secret agents, kgb, espionage, russian, parents and children, double life, fbi, working undercover, mole, double agent ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.2
 15K
MI-5 (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Tense drama series about the different challenges faced by the British Security Service as they work against the clock to safeguard the nation. The title is a popular colloquialism for spies, and the series follows the work of a group of MI5 ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cia, undercover, espionage, profanity, double life, double agent, heroes, special agents, working undercover, deadly, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 172K
24 (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: 24 is an American television series produced for the Fox network and syndicated worldwide, starring Kiefer Sutherland as Counter Terrorist Unit agent Jack Bauer. Each 24-episode season covers 24 hours in the life of Bauer, using the real time method ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist plot, terrorism, special agents, race against time, government agency, terrorist, revenge, against the rules, heroes, secret service, interrogation, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 8.0
 198K
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: captivating, tense, exciting, clever, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, special agents, master criminal, unlikely partners, investigation, manipulations, mind game, partners, terrorism, danger, law enforcement, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2020s, 2010s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.2
 127K
Chuck (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Chuck is an American action-comedy/spy-drama television series created by Josh Schwartz and Chris Fedak. The series is about an "average computer-whiz-next-door" named Chuck, played by Zachary Levi, who receives an encoded e-mail from an ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: secret agents, cia, double life, geek, undercover, peril, espionage, enemy, secret agent, buddies, misfit, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, conspiracy, terrorist, cia, ex cia agent, cia agent, secret agents, life is a bitch, who to trust, dishonesty, danger, secret service ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 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, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, working undercover, government agency, undercover, fbi, secret identity, espionage, betrayal, state affairs, mysterious character, dishonesty, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 4K
Agent X (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hidden from the view of the public - and even from the President - there is a top secret agent who is trained and ready to serve, deployed only at the careful discretion of the Vice President.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, heroic mission, politics, undercover, state affairs, heroes, vice president, spy, strong female presence, secret agent, daughter
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
24: Live Another Day (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Jack Bauer comes out of hiding in London to head off a massive terrorist attack while being hunted down by American forces dispatched by President James Heller.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, hacker, terrorism, president, terrorist, treason, international relations, save the day, characters in danger, life risking, shooting, killings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 17K
Human Target (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Human Target is an American action drama television series that was broadcast by Fox in the United States. Based loosely on the Human Target comic book character created by Len Wein and Carmine Infantino for DC Comics, it is the second series based ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bodyguard, characters in danger, hidden identity, heroes, teamwork, disguise, private detective, secret, expert, fist fighting, undercover, fistfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 10K
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 ...
Style: twists and turns, realistic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: conspiracy, undercover, surveillance, boss, uncover truth, espionage, government agency, cia, loner, deception, government facility, prodigy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
State of Affairs (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Each day the President is faced with dozens of life and death decisions, and to prioritize the biggest international crises facing the country, one top CIA analyst - Charleston Tucker - assembles the President's Daily Briefing. This list of ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cia, politics, national security, spies, workplace situations, state affairs, dead son, white house, female protagonist, spy, death, usa president ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 9K
Hunted (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Samantha Hunter suspects someone within the private intelligence agency she works at tried to kill her and she seeks to uncover the person behind it.
Style: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, atmospheric, exciting ...
Plot: female spy, undercover, agent as target, who to trust, off the grid, betrayal, dishonesty, danger, haunted by the past, top secret, coworker, assassination attempt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 19K
Intelligence (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A drama centered on a high-tech intelligence operative who is enhanced with a super-computer microchip in his brain, and the director of the elite government cyber-security agency who supports him.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hi-tech, government agency, computers and web, heroes, computer genius, life risking, fellow agent, secret agents, resourceful, computer system, working undercover, espionage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 2K
Undercovers (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Five years after leaving the CIA to open a catering company, Steven and Samantha Bloom are recruited back into the agency by Carlton Shaw. They take on special missions the average agent cannot handle. Having made a pact to never discuss their pasts ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, working undercover, undercover, danger, partners, escapades, couple relations, disorder, couples, cia, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
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 7.7
 11K
Condor (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Young CIA analyst Joe Turner has his idealism tested when he learns that the CIA has been using an algorithm he developed to spy on American citizens, leading the organization to a terrorist plot that threatens the lives of millions. Inspired by ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, government conspiracy, murder, investigation, political thriller, danger, crimes, dialogue, twists & turns, weapons, fight scenes, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 597
Aim High (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A web series centered around a high school student with a double life as a teenage spy.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: double life, teenager, high school, heroes, working undercover, spy, youth, social relations, secret agents, undercover, danger, government agency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 4K
Dark Blue (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dark Blue was an action/drama television series which premiered on TNT on July 15, 2009, at 10 pm. It ended its run on September 15, 2010. The series is set in Los Angeles, California. It revolves around Carter Shaw, the leader of an undercover ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, working undercover, police investigation, police detective, fighting crime, law enforcement, crime, crimes, coworker, team, right and wrong, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Own Worst Enemy (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: My Own Worst Enemy is an American television drama that aired on NBC in 2008. It premiered on October 13 and ended on December 15 after 9 episodes. The series was produced by Universal Media Studios. Jason Smilovic was the executive producer; David ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, split personality, secret agent, working undercover, disorder, danger, workplace, undercover, adventure, suburbs, espionage, dual identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.4
 612
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, twists and turns, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, cia, undercover, working undercover, secret service, state affairs, deadly, government agency, secret agents, spy, terrorist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
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Mission: Impossible (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Mission: Impossible is an American television series that was created and initially produced by Bruce Geller. It chronicles the missions of a team of secret government agents known as the Impossible Missions Force. In the first season, the team is ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, espionage, undercover, iron curtain, secret agent, crimes, race against time, cold war, top secret, danger, fighting crime, government agency ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, paris france, east germany, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.5
 9K
Nikita (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: La Femme Nikita was a Canadian action/drama television series based on the French film Nikita by Luc Besson. The series was co-produced by Jay Firestone of Fireworks Entertainment and Warner Bros.. It was adapted for television by Joel Surnow. The ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, double agent, femme fatale, government agency, secret life, espionage, female killer, cover up, surveillance, love, working undercover, female assassin ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.8
 4K
The Company (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 286 min.
TV show
Story: Real-life figures from the Cold War era mix with a fictional story based on a group of CIA operatives and their counterparts in the KGB, MI6, and the Mossad.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, epic, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, cold war, spy, suspicion, undercover, betrayal, mole, double life, politics, state affairs, intrigue, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 50s, 60s, 70s
Place: europe, germany, england, east berlin, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.1
 146K
Spy Game (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Japan, France, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Veteran spy Nathan Muir is on the verge of retiring from the CIA when he learns that his one-time protégé and close friend, Tom Bishop, is a political prisoner sentenced to die in Beijing. Although their friendship has been marred by bad blood and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, spy, espionage, working undercover, mentor, rescue, undercover, bribery, political corruption, government agency, secret agents, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 1990s
Place: china, cyprus, middle east, vietnam, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.0
 25K
The Event (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The Event is an emotional, high-octane conspiracy thriller that follows Sean Walker, an everyman who investigates the mysterious disappearance of his would-be fiancée Leila, and unwittingly begins to expose the biggest cover-up in U.S. history.
Style: exciting, captivating, twists and turns, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: conspiracy, space and aliens, mystery, government agency, alien, missing person, nobody believes, buried truth, secret movement, president, top secret, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.6
 6K
Gang Related (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Every villain has a noble cause, and every hero has a dark side. Detective Ryan Lopez is a rising star in Los Angeles' elite Gang Task Force. What the world doesn't know is that long before Ryan became a cop, he pledged allegiance to a ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, undercover, working undercover, law enforcement, crimes, fighting crime, boss, power struggle, criminal, police detective, outlaw, double life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.8
 3K
The Beast (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: FBI agent Charles Barker applies controversial techniques in his attempts to bring criminals to justice, which often border on illegal and unsettle his uninitiated partner, Ellis Dove. Over the course of the first season, Barker is investigated by ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rookie, investigation, undercover, fbi, working undercover, double agent, undercover cop, crimes, partners, crime, internal affairs, fbi agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%