Movies and TV shows like Undercover 2016

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Undercover (2016)
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Undercover (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Story: Undercover follows Maya, the first black Director Of Public Prosecutions. Just as she is about to take up the post and her life comes under intense public scrutiny, she learns that that her husband Nick has been lying to her for years. Twenty years ago Nick was a fearless and dedicated undercover officer, infiltrating organisations considered a danger to society because of their political beliefs. Nick built himself a fake past and now with his wife unsuspecting and his conscience killing him – his secret identity may compromise the new Director of Public Prosecutions.
Plot: undercover, conspiracy, cover-up, undercover cop, death penalty, father son relationship, flashback, riot police, courtroom, husband wife relationship
Place: louisiana, cornwall

Most similar movies to Undercover

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, tense, realistic and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about crimes, murder, conspiracy, deadly, investigation, undercover and police investigation mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Undercover: The Escape Artist (2013), One of Us (2016), Apple Tree Yard (2017), Riviera (2017), MI-5 (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Escape Artist (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A chilling and bloody legal thriller that explores the line between law and justice. Will Burton, a talented junior barrister of peerless intellect and winning charm, specialises in spiriting people out of tight legal corners. He is in high demand ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, revenge, lawyer, murder, legal, law firm, hotshot lawyer, danger, crimes, deadly, high priced lawyer, porn ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.0
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One of Us (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A horrific double murder rocks the lives of two families living side-by-side in isolated rural Scotland. But instead of focusing on the investigation, One Of Us explores the fallout for the grieving relatives, and the dark consequences that threaten ...
Plot: cover-up, family tragedy, double murder, junkie, revenge, paranoia, murder of a pregnant woman, in laws, brother sister incest
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Apple Tree Yard (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dr. Yvonne Carmichael has a high-flying career, a beautiful home, and a loving family. But appearances can be deceptive, and when she is approached by a charismatic stranger, she soon finds herself taking risks that she had never dreamt of before.
Plot: scientist, courtroom, lawyer, affair, lost love, summer, based on a novel, female scientist, testimony, rapist, murder trial, revenge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.6
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Riviera (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After newlywed Georgina's billionaire husband Constantine is killed in a yacht explosion, she is shocked to discover the fortune and lifestyle he maintained was surrounded by violence, lies and murder. She soon must step out of her comfort zone ...
Plot: art, blackmail, forgery, organized crime, female nudity, obsession, false identity, murder, husband wife relationship, money laundering, woman
Place: french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 8.3
 13K
MI-5 (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, undercover, espionage, double life, government agency, special agents, race against time, urban, terrorism, working undercover, chases and races, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Honourable Woman (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Nessa Stein, the daughter of a Zionist arms procurer who as a child witnessed his assassination. Now an adult, Nessa inherits her father's company and changes course from supplying arms to laying data cabling networks between Israel and the ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, political unrest, state affairs, espionage, political intrigue, powerful corporation, undercover, family relations, mistrust, secret service, muslim, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, england, israel, palestinian authority, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
 1K
Trauma (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
Story: A three-part drama set in the trauma unit of a London hospital, a grieving father blames a high-achieving trauma consultant for the death of his teenage son.
Plot: revenge, murder, obsession, psychological thriller, class differences, stalking, stalker, bereavement, medical
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.0
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Clique (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 43 min.
Story: In the first year of uni, childhood best friends Holly and Georgia find themselves drawn to an elite clique. When Holly begins to suspect darkness lurks beneath the glamour, she will do anything to save her soulmate.
Style: psychological, suspense
Plot: university, feminism, illegal immigrant, student, pressure, mysterious character, female friendship, women, driver, brother sister relationship, flashback, bbc ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: scotland, edinburgh scotland, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 290 min.
Story: In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6's echelons.
Style: serious, clever, talky, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: spy, espionage, cold war, kgb, mole, secret agents, double agent, investigation, secret service, british, betrayal, government agency ...
Time: 20th century
Place: london, europe, czechoslovakia, paris france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Windmills of the Gods (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 187 min.
Story: When Mary Ashley is approached to become ambassador of the United States of America in Romania she does not take the offer because her husband does not want to give up his well-going doctor's office. Shortly afterward Dr. Edward Ashley gets ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: ambassador, doctor, professor, political conspiracy, political intrigue, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, state affairs, assassination attempt, betrayal, intrigue ...
Time: 80s
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.4
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Injustice (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
Story: On the surface William Travers is a picture of success. An accomplished criminal barrister happily living with his wife in rural Suffolk. However, Travers is still recovering from a traumatic series of events that have shaken his belief in the legal ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: legal investigation, police investigation, conspiracy, legal system, courtroom, murder, injustice, legal, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama, haunted by the past, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 1K
Black Work (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: 'Black Work' is the story of Jo Gillespie, a woman who's husband is shot dead in the line of action, in his job as a undercover cop. Jo, a police officer herself soon has to confront issues in her marriage and family life in order to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: investigation, crime, uncover truth, police, undercover, crimes, law enforcement, murder, life is a bitch, widow, infidelity, murder of husband ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.9
 3K
Deep State (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: What happens when a man who believes he has retired from MI6 is called back to do one more job to regain his life, only to discover that this job may mean he has no life to go back to.
Style: serious, disturbing, suspense, social realism, tense
Plot: conspiracy, intelligence agency, revenge, danger, special agents, death of son, twists & turns, crimes, second chance, estranged son, cia, espionage ...
Place: middle east, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 245
H2o (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 177 min.
Story: When Canada's Prime Minister drowns in what appears to be a boating accident, his son takes office and is drawn into a deceptive world of power and corruption.
Plot: politics, government conspiracy, water, suicide, police investigation, murder, conspiracy, drowning, prime minister, treason, police, politician ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Endless Game (1989)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A British agent comes back from retirement after several of his former colleagues, including his former lover, are murdered. He must examine events from his own past to determine who killed them and why.
Plot: conspiracy, spy, secret agent, investigation
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.3
 29K
Killing Eve (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Italy
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A security consultant hunts for a ruthless assassin. Equally obsessed with each other, they go head to head in an epic game of cat-and-mouse.
Style: tense, exciting, suspense, dark humor
Plot: psycho killer, strong sexual content, investigation, strong female character, killings, crime, peril, odd couple, woman with a gun, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, blood ...
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Berlin Station (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A contemporary spy series that follows Daniel Miller, an undercover agent at the CIA station in Berlin, Germany.
Style: tense, suspense, twists and turns, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, spy, whistleblower, terrorism, partners, crimes, weapons, partners against crime, secret service, government official, politician, twists & turns ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.7
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Secret State (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Story: A four-part conspiracy theory drama inspired by Chris Mullen's novel "A Very British Coup". When a devastating industrial accident results in deaths and raises safety questions about the US petrochemical company involved, PM Tom ...
Style: clever, twists and turns, serious, realistic, tense ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Paranoid (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The murder of a female GP in a rural playground in front of numerous witnesses draws a group of detectives into an ever-darkening mystery that takes them across Europe, aided by mysterious notes sent by the "Ghost Detective".
Plot: murder investigation, conspiracy, police, murder, kiss, schizophrenia, suicide, alias, police detective, police investigation, partner, playground ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 11K
Gypsy (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 51 min.
Story: The journey of Jean Holloway – a therapist who begins to develop dangerous and intimate relationships with the people in her patients' lives.
Style: psychological, sexy, cliffhanger
Audience: date night
Plot: lesbian kiss, psychotherapist, bisexual, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, lesbian, female female kiss, bisexual woman, double life, texting, dark past, therapist, alter ego ...
Place: manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, connecticut, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.4
 550
The Agency (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, terrorist, cia, espionage, terrorism, government agency, secret agents, national security, working undercover, workplace situations, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.9
 420
Remember (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Story: Diagnosed with hyperthymesia, Seo Jin Woo possesses an uncanny memory, which he uses to his advantage as a lawyer defending his wrongfully convicted father. But when Jin Woo is afflicted with Alzheimer’s, his only link to his father’s innocence ...
Plot: prosecutor, innocence, on the run, lawyer, revenge, murder, betrayal, car accident, father son relationship, memory, memory loss, wrongful imprisonment ...
Place: korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.5
 2K
The Divide (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The Divide is a 2014 legal drama that aired on WE tv. The first season consisted of eight hour-long episodes. It premiered on July 16, 2014. On October 30, 2014, the series was canceled by WE-tv.
Style: serious, realistic, tense
Plot: legal investigation, courtroom, legal, lawyer, blind ambition, moral dilemma, courtroom drama, ambition, crimes, misplaced guilt, lawyers and clients, district attorney ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, twists and turns
Plot: conspiracy, kidnapping, search, track down, missing person, missing child, chases and races, crimes, danger, heroes, investigation, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.0
 38K
Bloodline (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A dramatic thriller that explores the demons lurking beneath the surface of a contemporary American family. The Rayburns are hard-working pillars of their Florida Keys community. But when the black sheep son comes home for the 45th anniversary of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, siblings relations, homecoming, secret, florida keys, psychological thriller, sibling relationship, under the surface, family life, family relations, haunted by the past, flashback ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.4
 598
Undeniable (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 44 min.
Story: 25 years ago, Jane saw a man killing her mother. Today, she's a well adjusted wife and mother herself. While having a physical, she notices a doctor who looks like the killer and reports him. No one believes her - except one cop.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, witnessing a crime, haunted by the past, crimes, couple relations, police investigation, deadly, couples
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.8
 1K
Good Cop (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A dutiful Liverpool beat cop discovers what he is truly capable of after his partner is brutally murdered in a targeted attack by a local gang.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: crimes, crime, law enforcement, urban, police, vengeance, vigilantism, life turned upside down, rivalry, right and wrong, loss of friend
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.0
 2K
Southcliffe (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Following a raft of shootings in an English market town, the crimes are retold in a nonlinear narrative structure through the eyes of a journalist and the tragedies' victims.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: dealing with death, small town, small town life, shooting, family tragedy, murder, life is a bitch, social relations, human nature, redemption, homecoming, hopes
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 705
A Mother's Son (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
Story: A mother suspects that her son could be the killer of a recently found dead girl, and becomes caught in a torturous dilemma of whether to denounce him, or protect him and hide the act.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, parents and children, small town, family relations, small town life, who done it, crimes, deadly, youth, family problems, social relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.4
 1K
Exile (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Exile is a British psychological thriller television series dealing with the topic of Alzheimer's disease against a background of corruption. It stars John Simm and Jim Broadbent and was broadcast on BBC One. The series received varyingly ...
Style: psychological, gloomy, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: parents and children, alzheimer's disease, corruption, haunted by the past, homecoming, mental illness, family relations, life turned upside down, life is a bitch
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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