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Waco (2018)
 8.0
 7K
Waco (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: The FBI and ATF seize religious leader, David Koresh's Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas in the spring of 1993. A six-part television series covering a deadly standoff between the federal government and the Branch Davidians spiritual sect more than two decades ago will be filmed in New Mexico.
Plot: fbi, siege, cult, standoff, fbi agent, fire, raid, shoot out, true crime, cult leader
Time: year 1993
Place: texas

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Most similar movies to Waco

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and exciting films and TV series with plots about fbi, crime, crimes, law enforcement, fbi agent, investigation and deadly mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Waco: Boardwalk Empire (2010), The Following (2013), Quantico (2015), The Handler (2003), Mindhunter (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Boardwalk Empire (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Boardwalk Empire is a period drama focusing on Enoch "Nucky" Thompson (based on the historical Enoch L. Johnson), a political figure who rose to prominence and controlled Atlantic City, New Jersey, during the Prohibition period of the ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, smuggling, crimes, criminal heroes, mob boss, businessman, politician, corruption, ambitious, prohibition, politics ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: usa, new jersey, chicago illinois, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 80K
The Following (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Notorious serial killer Joe Carroll, after being found guilty of murdering 14 female students on the Virginia college campus where he taught literature, escapes from death row. The FBI calls former agent Ryan Hardy to consult on the case, as he was ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: serial killer, fbi, psychopath, mind game, killings, police investigation, good versus evil, crimes, special agents, cult, rivalry, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.7
 53K
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, secret, recruit, investigation, false identity, attack, terrorist, terrorist attack, bonding, terrorism, fbi agent, flashback ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.2
 145
The Handler (2003)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Handler is a crime series created by Canadian writer-producer Chris Haddock, airing in the United States on CBS in the 2003-04 season. The show starred Joe Pantoliano as Joe Renato, an FBI agent assigned to train and handle young undercover ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: fbi, special agents, crime, officers and cadets, law enforcement, working undercover, undercover, basic training, government agency, undercover agent, crime solving, fbi agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 8.5
 114K
Mindhunter (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An agent in the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit develops profiling techniques as he pursues notorious serial killers and rapists.
Style: bleak, psycho film, idiotic
Plot: police investigation, psychopath, serial killer, psychology, killings, fbi, fbi agent, criminal psychologist, rapist, island, trap, exam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Sons of Thunder (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sons of Thunder is a television show that ran from March to April 1999 on CBS. It was a spin-off of Walker, Texas Ranger.
Plot: private investigator, two man army, pistol, cowboy boots, texas ranger, buddy, m 16, switchblade, buddy cop, modern western, raid, tough guy ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.6
 2K
Standoff (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The series focused on an FBI Crisis Negotiation Unit whose members negotiated hostage situations and shared relationships.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, enigmatic, exciting ...
Plot: fbi, coworker relationship, negotiation, policewoman, workplace romance, love and romance, romancing partners, partners against crime, spouse in danger, lovers, confined, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.5
 717
The F.B.I. (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The F.B.I. is an American television series that was broadcast on ABC from 1965 to 1974. It was sponsored by the Ford Motor Company, and the characters almost always drove Ford vehicles in the series. Alcoa was co-sponsor of Season One only.
Plot: fbi, police detective, widower, federal bureau of investigation, fbi agent, police, tv show, indian burial ground, burial ground, inspector, special agent
Time: 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 361
Angela's Eyes (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: FBI agent Angela Clinton has the exceptional gift of knowing when someone is lying. She discovered this skill at age 14, when she learned her "average" American parents were actually spies. Attempting to right her parents' wrong, ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: fbi, haunted by the past, investigation, life is a bitch, crime, who done it, uncover truth, mystery, crimes, partners against crime, special agents, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 2K
Hunters (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The disappearance of a decorated FBI agent's wife leads him to a secret government unit assembled to hunt a group of ruthless terrorists - shadowy figures that may or may not be from this world.
Plot: terrorist, alien, fbi, secret government organization, autopsy, hunter, betrayal, female nudity, murder, kidnapping, husband wife relationship, fbi agent
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.5
 58K
Blindspot (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A vast international plot explodes when a beautiful Jane Doe is discovered naked in Times Square, completely covered in mysterious, intricate tattoos with no memory of who she is or how she got there. But there's one tattoo that is impossible ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspense, realistic
Plot: fbi, memory loss, investigation, tattoo, crime, killings, attack, martial arts, puzzle, amnesia, gang, terrorist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 37K
Numb3rs (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Inspired by actual cases and experiences, Numb3rs depicts the confluence of police work and mathematics in solving crime as an FBI agent recruits his mathematical genius brother to help solve a wide range of challenging crimes in Los Angeles from a ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: genius, prodigy, fbi, crime, mathematics, police detective, profiler, search, mathematician, murder investigation, crimes, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Hap and Leonard (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A darkly comic swamp noir story of two best friends set in the late 1980s. Based on the novels by Joe R. Lansdale, the series follows Hap Collins, an East Texas white boy with a weakness for Southern women, and Leonard Pine, a gay, black Vietnam vet ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious, bad taste humour ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, partners against crime, bounty hunter, racism, interracial relations, against the rules, crime, fighting crime, society, chase, escapades, justice ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Kill Point (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A small group of military veterans sets out to rob a major bank in Pittsburgh. When things go awry, they're forced to take more than a dozen hostages from all walks of life, including a wealthy and powerful businessman's daughter.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, tense
Plot: heist, criminal heroes, crimes, threat, siege, bank, escape, crime, hostages, group of criminals, confined, media circus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.9
 781
Fatal Vision (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: A retiree spends nine years relentlessly seeking to prove that his son-in-law, a former Green Beret Army doctor, murdered his pregnant wife and two children
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, pregnancy, infidelity, courtroom drama, death row, law enforcement, legal investigation, protagonist as suspect, unlikely criminals, mystery, crimes, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.6
 98
Big Apple (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Big Apple is an American television drama series that was originally broadcast in the United States on CBS in 2001. The story centers on two New York City Police Department detectives Mooney and Trout working with the FBI to solve a murder with ties ...
Plot: organized crime, police detective, fbi, police, criminal, law enforcement, justice, police officer, law and order, order
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.5
 9K
CSI: Cyber (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The FBI's team of Cyber Crime Investigators, headed by Special Agent Avery Ryan, works to solve cases involving the dark-net. Avery, a Special Agent in Charge and esteemed Cyber-Psychologist heads up a team, including Senior Special Agent ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, entertaining, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, police investigation, profiler, crime, partners against crime, special agents, riddles and clues, computers and web, evidence, partners, deadly, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.8
 54K
Limitless (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Limitless, based on the feature film, picks up where the movie left off and follows Brian Sinclair as he discovers the power of the mysterious drug NZT, and is coerced into using his newfound drug-enhanced abilities to solve weekly cases for the FBI.
Style: light, captivating, humorous, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: intelligence, fbi, young man, taking a pill, experimental drug, chase, life & death, mystery, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder mystery, addiction, crime ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 8.1
 6K
Sleeper Cell (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A chilling and unflinching look at all sides of a complicated issue, focusing on an African-American Muslim who joins an Islamic sleeper terrorist cell in the United States while working undercover for the FBI.
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, captivating, tense ...
Plot: muslim, french, african american, undercover agent, terrorist, terrorism, homosexual, bomb, pretense, outsmarting, working undercover, chases and races ...
Place: los angeles, usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Looming Tower (2018)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Tracing the rising threat of Osama bin Laden and Al-Qaeda, it takes a controversial look at how the rivalry between the CIA and FBI inadvertently might have set the stage for the tragedy of 9/11 and the war in Iraq.
Style: based on true events, rough, suspense, disturbing
Plot: september 11 2001, terrorism, fbi, cia, danger, war, brutality, deadly, iraq war, 9/11
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.4
 235
Line of Fire (2003)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Line of Fire is a crime drama television series that was broadcast on ABC for 11 episodes in the winter of 2003-2004. It starred Leslie Bibb and Jeffrey D. Sams as two rookie FBI agents assigned to the bureau's Richmond, Virginia branch, where ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: fbi, haunted by the past, fighting crime, gangsters, law enforcement, undercover, crimes, criminal heroes, special agents, working undercover, crime, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
To Serve and Protect (1999)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Three generations of Dallas police officers join together to track down the deadliest serial killer ever to terrorize Texas.
Style: mind bending, psychological, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, confined, crimes, track down, deadly, family life, police investigation, serial killer, psychopath, law enforcement, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.5
 17K
Perception (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Dr. Daniel Pierce, a neuroscientist and professor, is recruited to help the federal government crack difficult cases. His intimate knowledge of human behavior and masterful understanding of the mind give him an extraordinary ability to read people, ...
Style: mind bending, offbeat, intellectual, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: fbi, prodigy, intelligence, investigation, riddles and clues, talented, crime, professor, investigator, hallucinations, law enforcement, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 8.0
 2K
Smith (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Though Bobby Stevens appears to be a regular family man with a nine-to-five job, he's actually an expert thief who is seeking a few last big jobs so he can finally leave the business for a comfortable, lawful lifestyle with his wife, Hope, and ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: heist, thief, robbery, fbi, one last job, theft, double life, manhunt, ex convict, dishonesty, master criminal, bookies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.1
 9K
Millennium (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A retired FBI serial-profiler joins the mysterious Millennium Group, a team of underground ex-law enforcement experts dedicated to fighting against the ever-growing forces of evil and darkness in the world.
Style: tense, scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful
Plot: cult, serial killer, prophecy, murder, profiler, investigation, good versus evil, surrealism, fbi, murder investigation, crime, crimes ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.9
 3K
The Beast (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, undercover, rookie, fbi, double agent, working undercover, undercover cop, crime, partners, fbi agent, internal affairs, recruit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.1
 1K
The Inside (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: The Inside is an American crime drama television series created by Tim Minear and Howard Gordon and produced by Imagine Television. The Inside follows the work of the FBI's Los Angeles Violent Crimes Unit, a division dedicated to investigating ...
Style: exciting, realistic, mind bending, serious, suspenseful
Plot: fbi, crimes, mystery, crime, deadly, fighting crime, special agents, haunted by the past, investigation, network, law enforcement, rookie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.1
 10K
Aquarius (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: In the late 1960s, a Los Angeles police sergeant with a complicated personal life starts tracking a small-time criminal and budding cult leader seeking out vulnerable women to join his “cause.” The name of that man is Charles Manson.
Style: tense, stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cult, missing person, police detective, police investigation, crimes, murder, hippie, policewoman, police, interrogation, nickname, lawyer ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1967, year 1969 ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.8
 1K
Dark Angel (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Drama about the real-life Victorian serial killer Mary Ann Cotton.
Plot: serial killer, british, femme fatale, manipulation, poison, adultery, true crime, marriage
Time: victorian england, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.1
 136K
Criminal Minds (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: An elite team of FBI profilers analyze the country's most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they strike again. The Behavioral Analysis Unit's most experienced agent is David Rossi, a founding member of the BAU ...
Style: psychological, serious, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fbi, investigation, crime, murder, special agents, intelligence, team, profiler, law enforcement, serial killer, danger, investigator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, virginia, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%