Movies and TV shows like XIII: The Series

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XIII: The Series (2011)
 6.7
 2K
XIII: The Series (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 45 min.
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, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, conspiracy, secret agents, life is a bitch, secret service, danger, dishonesty, uncover truth, who to trust, white house, chases and races, state affairs, cia agent, terrorist, journalist, national security, cia, politics, cover up, doppelganger, identity crisis, undercover, ex law enforcer, mystery, president ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

Most similar movies to XIII: The Series

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and exciting films and TV series with plots about danger, dishonesty, chases and races, crimes, undercover, state affairs and cia mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like XIII: The Series: Rubicon (2010), Homeland (2011), Covert Affairs (2010), Legends (2014), Burn Notice (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
XIII: The Conspiracy (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 173 min.
Story: The first female US President Sally Sheridan is shot dead by a sniper during her Veterans Day speech. Her assassin narrowly escapes the scene with his life, national security hot on his heels - or so it seems. Three months later, an elderly couple ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, manhunt, conspiracy, assassination of president, amnesia, life is a bitch, riddles and clues, state affairs, protagonist as suspect, assassination, election, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 10K
Rubicon (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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, atmospheric, serious, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: homosexual, boss, surveillance, intelligence, undercover, riddles and clues, cover up, paranoia, neighbor, cia, conspiracy, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 276K
Homeland (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
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, explosion, investigation, danger, marines, treason, paranoia, surveillance, torture, muslim ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, usa, virginia, iraq, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.3
 25K
Covert Affairs (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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 ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, spy, double life, secret agents, blind character, undercover, state affairs, working undercover, mission gone awry, characters in danger, workplace, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 7.5
 12K
Legends (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, undercover, working undercover, fbi, government agency, secret identity, espionage, betrayal, mysterious character, state affairs, dishonesty, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.0
 64K
Burn Notice (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: A formerly blacklisted spy uses his unique skills and training to help people in desperate situations.
Style: semi serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, adventure, uncover truth, starting over, secret service, dishonesty, peril, new job, ex law enforcer, lifestyle change, secret agents, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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: hostages, fbi, secret service, special agents, conspiracy, kidnapping, parents and children, confined, betrayal, family relations, hostage situation, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 234K
Unknown (2011)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An American biologist attending a conference in Berlin awakens from a coma after a car accident, only to discover that someone has taken his identity and that no one, not even his wife, believes him. With the help of an illegal immigrant and a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, mind bending, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, manipulations, uncover truth, mysterious character, life turned upside down, investigation, danger, coma, hidden identity, crimes, mystery, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, 2010s
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 555
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: rough, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, terrorist, cia, spy, deadly, race against time, top secret, secret service, working undercover, government agency, helicopter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 2K
Mammon (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Peter Verås is an uncompromising journalist in the most respected newspaper in Norway. He makes his life’s biggest mistake when he gets hold of evidence of a financial fraud from an anonymous source. It turns out the evidence points to his own ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: journalism, media, political corruption, dishonesty, crimes, mystery, life is a bitch, uncover truth, life turned upside down, journalist, conspiracy
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.6
 688
Dead Drop (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After surviving a fall from a plane 3000-feet over the ocean, a former CIA operative turned government contractor re-infiltrates a dangerous North Mexican drug trafficking ring to find his own killer. With his memory unraveling, he descends into a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, crimes, undercover, one man army, betrayal, working undercover, dishonesty, master criminal, tough heroes, vengeance, chases and races, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
 734
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, muslim, murder, counter terrorism, fbi, cia, good versus evil, political conspiracy, law enforcement, espionage, race against time, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, syria, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
 25K
The Event (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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: mind bending, serious, captivating, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: missing person, conspiracy, government agency, investigation, mystery, government facility, cia, buried truth, state affairs, nobody believes, chases and races, space and aliens ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France, Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bourne is brought out of hiding once again by reporter Simon Ross who is trying to unveil Operation Blackbriar, an upgrade to Project Treadstone, in a series of newspaper columns. Information from the reporter stirs a new set of memories, and Bourne ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, chases and races, manhunt, fighting the system, danger, secret agents, corruption, conspiracy, uncover truth, violence, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: langley virginia, madrid, europe, new york, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.6
 3K
Swelter (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ten years after their casino heist, four escaped convicts trace their former partner to a desert town, where he is now a lawman with no memory of his criminal past.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, uncover truth, track down, betrayal, small town, crimes, dishonesty, police shootout, memory loss, chases and races, police officer, police officer shot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.1
 5K
End Game (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Alex Thomas was the man in charge of protecting the president but, when the time came to fulfill his duties, everything just went wrong. His conscience haunted by a bullet and his devotion to his country stronger than ever, Alex teams with seasoned ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, assassination, conspiracy, secret service, journalist, police, political conspiracy, crimes, haunted by the past, political intrigue, dishonesty, one man army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, politics, state affairs, heroic mission, secret agents, heroes, vice president, secret agent
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 2K
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: tense, clever, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: politics, political conspiracy, investigation, conspiracy, corporate crimes, life is a bitch, price of justice, dishonesty, political intrigue, state affairs, crimes, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hacker, cia, president, treason, forgery, international relations, tough heroes, life risking, characters in danger, save the day, shooting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Book of Jer3miah (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A college freshman, Jeremiah Whitney, accepts the undertaking to protect a mysterious Mesoamerican box. When Jeremiah's parents are mysteriously murdered, Jeremiah learns that he is the target of a frightening conspiracy. Every facet of his ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, spiritual, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, youth, danger, destiny, young heroes, life turned upside down, dishonesty, disorder, heroes, religions or cults, society, college ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.7
 46K
Nikita (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, danger, female killer, female spy, mole, chases and races, spy, killings, working undercover, crimes, secret government organization, shooting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.3
 4K
Traveler (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Traveler is a short-lived American television series that ran from May 10, 2007 until July 18, 2007 on ABC in the United States. The series was produced by Warner Bros. Television. Traveler was officially canceled after eight first-run episodes on ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, exciting
Plot: fbi, dishonesty, track down, buddies, mystery, adventure, crimes, protagonist as suspect, graduation, friends, bomb, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 2K
Rogue (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
Story: "Rogue" revolves around Grace, a morally and emotionally-conflicted undercover detective who is tormented by the possibility that her own actions contributed to her son’s death. Grace’s search for the truth is further complicated by ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, murder, police detective, law enforcement, criminal heroes, loss of son, haunted by the past, crime, parents and children, who to trust, torment, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.6
 42K
Alias (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, tense ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, boys' night
Plot: cia, double agent, spy, secret identity, female spy, betrayal, deception, secret agents, chases and races, state affairs, crimes, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Samantha Caine, suburban homemaker, is the ideal mom to her 8 year old daughter Caitlin. She lives in Honesdale, PA, has a job teaching school and makes the best Rice Krispie treats in town. But when she receives a bump on her head, she begins to ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, female killer, amnesia, secret service, chase, presumed dead, cia, double life, single mother, female protagonist, rogue agent, hitman ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, pennsylvania, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
NCIS: New Orleans (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A drama about the local field office that investigates criminal cases affecting military personnel in The Big Easy, a city known for its music, entertainment and decadence.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, danger, special agents, state affairs, crimes, partners, military, undercover, navy, investigation, army investigation, soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
My Own Worst Enemy (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: working undercover, disorder, split personality, secret agent, adventure, suburbs, identity crisis, danger, workplace, undercover, espionage, alter ego ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Bourne Identity (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 185 min.
Story: An unconscious man is washed ashore on the beach of a small French village during a heavy storm. A retired doctor takes care of the unconscious stranger. When the mysterious man recovers, he can't remember a thing...he does not know his name, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, amnesia, on the run, memory loss, adventure, terrorism, identity, danger, secret agents, uncover truth, life is a bitch, chases and races ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, zurich switzerland, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.5
 3K
Chosen (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Ian Mitchell is a lawyer and father who one day receives a box containing a gun and a picture of a stranger, along with instructions to kill the pictured person. He is subsequently attacked by another stranger, and discovers that he has been chosen ...
Style: realistic, mind bending, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, mind game, rivalry, race against time, disorder, moral dilemma, mystery, who to trust, life turned upside down, family in danger, danger, cat and mouse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%