Movies and TV shows like The Lone Gunmen

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The Lone Gunmen (2001)
 7.4
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The Lone Gunmen (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: After years of playing second fiddle to Agents Mulder and Scully on  The X-Files, the trio of computer-hacking conspiracy geeks popularly known as The Lone Gunmen are finally heading out on their own. Never ones to stray far from the center of corporate and government intrigue, the threesome play like a misguided Mission Impossible team, embarking on a series of comic adventures that simultaneously highlight their genius and ineptitude.
Style: humorous, semi serious, enigmatic, captivating, buddy comedy, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, computer genius, computers and web, conspiracy, investigation, undercover, intelligence, intrigue, partners, government agency, partners against crime, dishonesty, nerd, supernatural, government conspiracy, political conspiracy, computer hacker, social misfits, amateur detective, state affairs, hot and sexy, thief, journalist, computer, reporter ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary

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Most similar movies to The Lone Gunmen

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, captivating, serious and exciting films and TV series with plots about investigation, danger, partners, government agency, conspiracy, crimes and dishonesty mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Lone Gunmen: Odd Squad (2014), The Invisible Man (2000), The Event (2010), Debris (2021), V.I.P. (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
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Odd Squad (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Odd Squad saves the day whenever something unusual happens.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, feel good, educational ...
Audience: kids
Plot: investigation, special agents, partners against crime, save the day, odd couple, partners, law enforcement, farce, heroes, child hero, danger
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Invisible Man (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: The Invisible Man is a Sci-Fi American television series starring Vincent Ventresca, Paul Ben-Victor, Eddie Jones, Shannon Kenny and Michael McCafferty. Somewhat more successful than previous television series involving invisible secret agents, it ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: invisibility, invisible man, government agency, spy, petty criminal, experiment, undercover, antidote, loss of sibling, secret agents, superhero, hi-tech ...
Time: 2000s, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 7.0
 26K
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, twists and turns, captivating, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: conspiracy, alien, extraterrestrial, government agency, space and aliens, missing person, secret movement, alien contact, mystery, intelligence, president, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.4
 8K
Debris (2021)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Two federal agents from two different continents, and two different mindsets, must work together to investigate when wreckage from a destroyed alien spacecraft has mysterious effects on humankind.
Style: captivating, futuristic, tense
Plot: alien encounter, cia agent, alien, federal bureau of investigation, paranormal phenomena, alien space craft, paranormal investigation, government coverup, alien technology, government conspiracy, partners, crime solving ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.1
 5K
V.I.P. (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: V.I.P. is an American action/comedy-drama series starring Pamela Anderson. Created by J. F. Lawton, the series aired in syndication for four seasons from 1998 to 2002.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bodyguard, martial arts, investigation, fighting crime, partners against crime, workplace, working undercover, hacker, save the day, private detective, undercover, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 8.6
 221K
The X-Files (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The exploits of FBI Special Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully who investigate X-Files: marginalized, unsolved cases involving paranormal phenomena. Mulder believes in the existence of aliens and the paranormal while Scully, a skeptic, is assigned to ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, mind bending, psychological, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, ufo, investigation, paranormal investigation, top secret, fbi, alien contact, space and aliens, conspiracy, special agents, paranormal activity, alien abduction ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: usa, phoenix arizona, arizona, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.6
 53K
Warehouse 13 (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: After saving the life of the President, two secret service agents - Myka Bering and Pete Lattimer - find themselves assigned to the top secret Warehouse 13. The Warehouse is a massive, top secret facility that houses dangerous and fantastical ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, humorous, bleak
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, artifact, ancient mystery, secret place, riddles and clues, partners, top secret, legends and myths, investigation, undercover, secret agents, secret service ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Eleventh Hour (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Jacob Hood is a brilliant biophysicist and special science advisor to the government who investigates scientific crises and oddities. His crusade is to protect the substance of science against those who would abuse and misuse scientific ...
Style: serious, captivating, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: scientist, fbi, mad scientist, save the day, misfit partners, law enforcement, reluctant partners, investigation, supernatural, partners against crime, government agency, bio weapon ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 6.8
 20K
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, heroes, computers and web, life risking, intelligence, espionage, fellow agent, secret agents, computer system, resourceful, programmer ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Middleman (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The Middleman is an American television series. The series, which was developed for television by Javier Grillo-Marxuach for ABC Family, is based on the Viper Comics series, The Middleman, created by Grillo-Marxuach and Les McClaine. The series ran ...
Style: parody, humorous, exciting, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, secret agents, save the world, hidden identity, escapades, partners, law enforcement, disorder, rivalry, good versus evil, evil force, supernatural power ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Person of Interest (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Person of Interest follows former CIA paramilitary operative, John Reese, who is presumed dead and teams up with reclusive billionaire Finch to prevent violent crimes in New York City by initiating their own type of justice. With the special ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, surveillance, hi-tech, computer system, partners against crime, crimes, hacker, mysterious character, computer genius, fighting crime, privacy invasion, teamwork ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Project Blue Book (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A chronicle of the true top secret U.S. Air Force-sponsored investigations into UFO-related phenomena in the 1950s and ’60s, known as “Project Blue Book.”
Style: enigmatic, captivating, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: ufo, alien, special agents, space and aliens, alien abduction, physicist, alien contact, scientific research, paranormal activity, political conspiracy, alien encounter, explorer ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.7
 38K
Devs (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 409 min.
TV show
Story: Young computer engineer Lily Chan investigates the secretive development division of her employer, a cutting-edge tech company based in San Francisco, which she believes is behind the murder of her boyfriend.
Style: intellectual, exciting, enigmatic, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: murder investigation, hacker, virtual reality, quantum physics, cold blooded murder, conspiracy, seeing the future, investigation, murder mystery, creator, secret, mystery ...
Time: future
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 53K
Scorpion (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Based on a true story, Scorpion is a high-octane drama about eccentric genius Walter O’Brien and his team of brilliant misfits who comprise the last line of defense against complex, high-tech threats of the modern age. As Homeland Security’s new ...
Style: intellectual, captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: genius, prodigy, computer genius, boy genius, science, problem solving, computers and web, hacker, computer hacker, save the world, partners against crime, national security ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.1
 7K
Breaking In (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Contra Security is a high tech security firm that specializes in breaking in as a way to test security measures. The team members comprise various skills, and even more various personalities.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, sitcom, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outsmarting, prodigy, gadget, lifestyle, hi-tech, manipulation, workplace, partners, hacker, computer genius, workplace situations, computer system ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.7
 6K
Dig (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient mystery, archeological dig, conspiracy, investigation, uncover truth, murder, adventure, escapades, christianity, crimes, special agents, judaism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: jerusalem, middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 8.4
 46K
Utopia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The Utopia Experiments is a legendary graphic novel shrouded in mystery. When a group of strangers find themselves in possession of an original manuscript, their lives suddenly and brutally implode.
Style: mind bending, thought provoking, captivating, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: conspiracy, mysterious character, scientist, hidden truth, politician, who to trust, dishonesty, graphic violence, life turned upside down, on the run, crimes, group of strangers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.5
 376
Glory Days (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Horror, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Wunderkind author Mike Dolan achieved literary fame at age 21 with a steamy expose on his seemingly idyllic Maine town. Four years later, he hasn't written another word and reluctantly returns home in search of an antidote ... where he is ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, atmospheric
Plot: conspiracy, amateur detective, investigation, mysterious death, mystery, writer's life, uncover truth, crimes, supernatural, creative block, life is a bitch, writers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 8.0
 242K
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: tense, captivating, twists and turns, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, investigation, master criminal, special agents, unlikely partners, intrigue, mind game, crimes, partners, law enforcement, killings, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Copy (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Mesh Kilbourne is a tenacious, ambitious student journalist whose quest for the truth outweighs social niceties, friendships, and protocol. When he stumbles on a possible cheating scandal involving his editor in chief, he begins sniffing out the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: intrigue, college, journalism, college life, social relations, youth, dishonesty, media, scandal, newspaper, christian, religious ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.6
 25K
Zoo (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Set amidst a wave of violent animal attacks sweeping across the planet, a young renegade scientist is thrust into a race to unlock the mystery behind this pandemic before time runs out for animals and humans alike.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dangerous animal, extinction, mutation, save the world, pandemic, experiment, safari, survival, animals, conspiracy, death, veterinarian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.9
 11K
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, serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: conspiracy, undercover, espionage, uncover truth, analyst, surveillance, boss, spy, government agency, deception, government facility, loner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.7
 4K
Jake 2.0 (2003)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Jake 2.0 is an American science fiction television series originally broadcast on UPN in 2003. The series was canceled on January 14, 2004 due to low ratings, leaving four episodes unaired in the United States. In the United Kingdom, all the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: nanotechnology, superhuman powers, superhuman, government agency, rivalry, undercover, computer genius, infected, superhero, super powers, national security, government agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 4.3
 857
Killer Wave (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 175 min.
TV show
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: rescue, undercover, save the day, on the run, race against time, adventure, investigation, save the world, forces of nature, disaster, giant wave, natural disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.9
 3K
ReGenesis (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: ReGenesis is a Canadian television program produced by The Movie Network and Movie Central in conjunction with Shaftesbury Films. The series, which ran for four seasons, revolves around the scientists of NorBAC, a fictional organization with a lab ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: disease, scientist, investigation, virus, save the world, heroes, inventions and discoveries, terrorism, plague, genetic engineering, global effort, infection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, latin america, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.7
 3K
The Game (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: London 1972. When a defecting KGB officer, Arkady Malinov, reveals Operation Glass, a devastating Soviet plot that could change the course of the Cold War, Daddy, the head of MI5, assembles a secret team to investigate. As the Soviets awaken a list ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: spy, cold war, secret agents, espionage, conspiracy, undercover, government agency, dishonesty, state affairs, kgb, post war, mi6
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: ussr, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.1
 6K
Take Two (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Sam Swift, the former star of a hit cop series whose epic breakdown is broadcast to the public and sends her to rehab. Desperate to restart her career, she talks her way into shadowing lone-wolf private investigator Eddie Valetik as research for a ...
Style: captivating, light, sweet, feel good
Plot: investigation, private detective, partners, crimes, celebrity, couples, private investigator, private investigation, crime investigation, partners against crime, whodunit, lifestyle change ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.8
 144K
NCIS (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: From murder and espionage to terrorism and stolen submarines, a team of special agents investigates any crime that has a shred of evidence connected to Navy and Marine Corps personnel, regardless of rank or position.
Style: captivating, serious, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: law enforcement, special agents, teamwork, crime investigation, partners against crime, forensics, evidence, army investigation, computer genius, victim, navy, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
In the Nick of Time (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: Greece
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Sto Para Pente, is a popular Greek comedy-drama television series, which was broadcast on Mega Channel for two seasons, from September 27, 2005 until June 18, 2007. The script was written by Giorgos Kapoutzidis, who had also written the successful ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, humorous, realistic
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, murder, crime and punishment, mystery, stranger, crimes, escapades, trapped, adventure, government official, scapegoat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 70s, year 1975 ...
Place: greece, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.6
 2K
Dark Skies (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dark Skies is an American UFO conspiracy theory-based sci-fi television series that aired from the 1996 to 1997 season for 18 episodes, plus a two-hour pilot episode. The success of The X-Files on Fox proved there was an audience for science fiction ...
Style: mind bending, exciting, captivating, serious, suspenseful
Plot: alien, ufo, evil alien, alien invasion, conspiracy, cover up, flying saucer, government conspiracy, secret government organization, alien abduction, outer space, invasion ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%