Movies and TV shows like Designated Survivor

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Designated Survivor (2016)
 7.5
 70K
Designated Survivor (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Tom Kirkman, a low-level cabinet member is suddenly appointed President of the United States after a catastrophic attack during the State of the Union kills everyone above him in the Presidential line of succession.
Style: exciting, tense, twists and turns, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: politics, counter terrorism, terrorism, usa president, president, marriage, first lady, crimes, investigation, danger, fbi, justice, chases and races, explosion, catastrophe, twists & turns, family relations, weapons, hopes, dialogue, usa politics, political thriller, u.s. president, survivor, american politics ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa

Most similar movies to Designated Survivor

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and realistic films and TV series with plots about danger, crimes, investigation, terrorism, dishonesty, fbi and conspiracy mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Designated Survivor: Condor (2018), 24: Live Another Day (2014), Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan (2018), Quantico (2015), S.W.A.T. (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 8K
Condor (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, investigation, government conspiracy, murder, political thriller, danger, crimes, dialogue, twists & turns, fight scenes, weapons, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
24: Live Another Day (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
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, rough, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, terrorism, cia, president, terrorist, terrorist attack, treason, international relations, tough heroes, characters in danger, life risking, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When CIA analyst Jack Ryan stumbles upon a suspicious series of bank transfers his search for answers pulls him from the safety of his desk job and catapults him into a deadly game of cat and mouse throughout Europe and the Middle East, with a ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, terrorism, agent, espionage, investigation, danger, shooting, intelligence, murder, conspiracy, chase, spy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 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, false identity, attack, terrorism, secret, bonding, flashback, fbi agent ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 12K
S.W.A.T. (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Follows a locally born and bred S.W.A.T. lieutenant who is torn between loyalty to the streets and duty to his fellow officers when he's tasked to run a highly-trained unit that's the last stop for solving crimes in Los Angeles.
Style: tense, twists and turns, exciting, captivating, suspense
Plot: swat team, gunfight, crimes, adventure, friendship, danger, heroes, explosion, chase, fight scenes, weapons, police investigation ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 181K
The Blacklist (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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: tense, captivating, exciting, serious, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, master criminal, special agents, danger, manipulations, intrigue, unlikely partners, investigation, partners, mind game, terrorism, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 167K
24 (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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: stylized, twists and turns, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, special agents, revenge, race against time, double agent, terrorist plot, government agency, against the rules, secret service, undercover, treason, interrogation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.5
 27K
24 (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Former federal agent Jack Bauer confronts African dictator Benjamin Juma, whose forces have been ordered to capture the children Bauer oversees for malicious military training.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: heroes, special agents, politics, danger, political unrest, secret agents, chases and races, police corruption, dishonesty, tough heroes, state affairs, daring rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, washington d.c., usa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.3
 454K
Prison Break (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Due to a political conspiracy, an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother, who makes it his mission to deliberately get himself sent to the same prison in order to break the both of them out, from the inside out.
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, fugitives, escape, confined, scheme, fbi, self sacrifice, chases and races, manhunt, fighting the system, determination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.7
 740
The Grid (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 266 min.
Story: A team of American and British counter-terrorists are tasked with stopping a terrorist cell who's operating on a global level.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, muslim, counter terrorism, murder, fbi, investigation, save the day, rivalry, race against time, danger, political conspiracy, political unrest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, syria, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 14K
SEAL Team (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The lives of the elite Navy Seals as they train, plan and execute the most dangerous, high-stakes missions our country can ask.
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat team, military, gunfight, terrorism, soldier, danger, war, friendship, team, strategy, investigation, firearm ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Prison Break: The Final Break (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The movie covers the events which occurred in between the downfall of The Company and the finale of the series. It details the arrest and incarceration of Sara Tancredi, the final escape plan which Michael devises for Sara. It also reveals the ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: prison, daring rescue, self sacrifice, escapades, crimes, fbi, twists & turns, runaway, prison escape, vengeance, happy ending, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: florida, israel, new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 1K
Blue Eyes (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 60 min.
Story: High adrenaline Swedish political thriller from the creative talent behind Humans – An extreme right-wing party is heading towards its best election result when the chief of staff at the Justice Department disappears without a trace. Racism, ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: terrorism, politics, intrigue, crimes, political conspiracy, danger, mystery, state affairs, election, murder, election campaign, power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
American Odyssey (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In this "Traffic"-like action drama, an international conspiracy explodes when three strangers' lives unexpectedly collide - a female soldier, a corporate lawyer and a political activist.
Style: twists and turns, captivating, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: conspiracy, crimes, uncover truth, graphic violence, family relations, danger, society, state affairs, corporate crimes, dishonesty, left to die, military
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.2
 8K
Crisis (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When Washington's most powerful players are pulled into an international conspiracy, an unlikely puppeteer will bring everyone from CEOs to The President of the United States to their knees by threatening the things they hold most dear.
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: hostage, secret service, fbi, special agents, kidnapping, conspiracy, betrayal, confined, parents and children, family relations, hostage situation, who to trust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Eve of Destruction (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 176 min.
Story: Two scientists attempt to discover a new unlimited energy resource, but their experiment is sabotaged by eco-terrorists. A black hole is then formed and could destroy the world ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Plot: save the world, terrorism, escapades, experiment gone awry, danger, chaos, heroes, science runs amok, black hole, catastrophe, chaos and mayhem, evil corporation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
 311
Threat Matrix (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Threat Matrix is a 2003 American drama television series. It lasted 16 episodes. The plot consisted of the events in a United States Homeland Security anti-terrorism unit, led by Special agent John Kilmer. The title of the show refers to a report ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: special agents, terrorism, undercover, prodigy, danger, political conspiracy, law enforcement, heroes, mute or deaf, chases and races, state affairs, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.0
 1K
E-Ring (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: E-Ring is an American television military drama, created by Ken Robinson and David McKenna and executive produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, that premiered on NBC on September 21, 2005. The title of the show refers to the structure of The Pentagon, which ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: military, undercover, fighting the system, danger, terrorism, state affairs, rebellion, workplace, politics, gender, workplace intrigue, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
Shades of Blue (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sexy New York detective and single mother Harlee Santos fell in with a tight-knit group of dirty cops, taking bribes and protection money that she uses to provide the best life for her honest, talented daughter. But when she's trapped by the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: working undercover, fbi, police corruption, police detective, law enforcement, police investigation, dirty cop, single mother, moral dilemma, undercover, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders is a drama about the specialized International Division of the FBI tasked with solving crimes and coming to the rescue of Americans who find themselves in danger while abroad.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, crimes, danger, special agents, fbi, profiler, forensics, intelligence, team, human nature, world spanning, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 9K
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, disturbing, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: fbi, female protagonist, partners, crimes, danger, exploding building, catastrophe, violence, federal bureau of investigation, fbi agent, police investigation
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 4K
Agent X (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: serious, exciting, 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: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.3
 736
Killer Wave (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Suddenly the US east coast is hit by a type of natural disaster formerly reserved, except after a major earthquake, for the Pacific and Indian ocean rims: tidal waves of the destructive tsunami type. Scientist and fiction author John McAdams attends ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, rescue, save the day, danger, on the run, investigation, race against time, adventure, forces of nature, save the world, catastrophe, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 38K
Alcatraz (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Alcatraz is an American television series created by Elizabeth Sarnoff, Steven Lilien and Bryan Wynbrandt, and produced by J. J. Abrams and Bad Robot Productions. The series premiered on Fox on January 16, 2012, as a mid-season replacement. ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, atmospheric, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: prison, time travel, uncover truth, investigation, crimes, police investigation, alcatraz, disappearance, island, warden, manhunt, prison life ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.9
 9K
Missing (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Becca Winstone learns that her son, Michael, disappears while studying abroad, and it's a race against time when she travels to Europe to track him down. A surprising turn of events reveals just how far one mother will go to protect her ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns, serious
Plot: search, kidnapping, conspiracy, investigation, crimes, parents and children, track down, missing person, family relations, heroes, retired, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 5K
Dig (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When FBI Agent Peter Connelly, recently stationed in Jerusalem, begins investigating the murder of a young American, he realizes that he’s uncovered an ancient international conspiracy that threatens to change the course of human history. Certain ...
Style: tense, captivating, enigmatic, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient mystery, investigation, conspiracy, uncover truth, murder, danger, adventure, escapades, archeological dig, christianity, special agents, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: jerusalem, israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 2K
Vanished (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Vanished is an American serial drama television series produced by 20th Century Fox. The series premiered on August 21, 2006 on Fox and its last episode aired on November 10, 2006. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, the series begins with the sudden ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Plot: missing person, investigation, disappearance, haunted by the past, mission, mystery, search, conspiracy, victim, suspicion, law enforcement, fbi ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.7
 3K
Live Wire (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Danny O'Neill is a bomb disposal expert assigned to a case where terrorists have developed an "invisible" liquid explosive which is activated within the human body.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, assassination, explosive, senator, investigation, crimes, undercover, danger, special agents, government agency, police detective, politics ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.9
 971
InSight (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Kaitlyn, an ER nurse who is tending to a young stabbing victim, is accidentally electrocuted by the defibrillator that is used in an effort to save the woman's life. Almost immediately Kaitlyn starts to experience the victim's memories. ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: uncover truth, crimes, mystery, supernatural, investigation, victim, danger, law enforcement, supernatural ability, life is a bitch, strong female presence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
State of Affairs (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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, workplace situations, state affairs, dead son, white house, female protagonist, death, spy, spies, usa president ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%