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The Speed of Thought (2011)
 4.8
 2K
The Speed of Thought (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Joshua Lazarus (Nick Stahl) is a telepath who has been raised in a NSA foster home. Lazarus helps the government by using his abilities. He is told by the agency that the telepathy is a side effect of Widmann's Disease, and that he will become insane in time and eventually die from the illness. However, Lazarus meets a woman with similar powers (Taryn Manning) who does not have any sign of the disease, launching Lazarus to confront the lies he has been told
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, thought provoking, cerebral
Plot: telepathy, supernatural, undercover, secret agents, love and romance, fall in love, dishonesty, government agency, uncover truth, supernatural ability, funeral, conspiracy, state affairs, espionage, airplane, poker, casino, clown, true love, gambling, drugs, birthday, zoo, security guard, pills ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, argentina

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Most similar movies to The Speed of Thought

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and exciting films with plots about dishonesty, conspiracy, deadly, danger, uncover truth, crimes and state affairs mostly in Thriller, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like The Speed of Thought: Isa (2014), The Adjustment Bureau (2011), Zenith (2010), Legends from the Sky (2015), Control Factor (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.7
 183
Isa (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Isa Reyes thinks she's a normal American teenager until her darkest dreams become reality. When she accidentally unlocks the supernatural power, she's kidnapped.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Plot: teenage life, uncover truth, prodigy, track down, youth, dishonesty, danger, chases and races, kidnapping, computers and web, conspiracy
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
Genre: Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A man glimpses the future Fate has planned for him – and chooses to fight for his own destiny. Battling the powerful Adjustment Bureau across, under and through the streets of New York, he risks his destined greatness to be with the only woman ...
Style: mind bending, twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: destiny, fall in love, changing the past or future, alternate reality, fictional reality, forbidden love, teleportation, power of love, mind control, manipulations, foreknowledge, true love ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 1K
Zenith (2010)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a hellish future where human beings have become stupefied by the state of permanent happiness they have been genetically altered to experience, Jack offers relief via drugs that cause his customers the welcome phenomenon of pain. But when Jack ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, serious, experimental ...
Plot: mind game, conspiracy, investigation, uncover truth, track down, obsession, life is a bitch, society, crimes, love and romance, fall in love, dishonesty ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Legends from the Sky (2015)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Native American Veteran, burdened by survivor's guilt after a disastrous military tour, is forced to search for his missing grandfather after his ancestral land is mysteriously taken over by an unknown federal organization.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating
Plot: heroes, save the day, uncover truth, haunted by the past, law enforcement, government agency, alien encounter, dishonesty, space and aliens, conspiracy, military, native american ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 5.2
 998
Control Factor (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An average everyman discovers he's the unwitting target of an ultra secret domestic black-op centering on mind control.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mind control, brainwashing, mind game, manhunt, undercover, rivalry, government agency, investigation, uncover truth, political conspiracy, murder, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Alien Fury: Countdown to Invasion (2000)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in San Diego, the movie follows the desperate acts of Bill Templer head of a covert defense agency perpetrating a terrifying fraud on the American public - involving the imminent invasion of aliens - by leaking to the press a satellite image of ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: undercover, save the world, special agents, police detective, alien encounter, escapades, danger, government agency, evil alien, deadly, dishonesty, satellite ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Eavesdropper (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Fifteen deaf patients took part in an experimental clinical trail aimed at hearing restoration. Within days, fourteen of the fifteen participants in the trial become violently psychotic, ultimately taking their lives to stop violent side effects ...
Style: serious, experimental, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, disorder, psychopath, experiment gone awry, undercover, hidden identity, mind game, chases and races, special agents, government agency, mad scientist, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Mind Over Murder (2005)
Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Holly Winters (Tori Spelling) is an unhappy-in-love, prosecuting attorney. After suffering a serious head injury, she gains the psychic power to read minds and decides to use this new-found power to catch a killer...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, sentimental
Plot: murder, mystery, investigation, amateur detective, fall in love, who done it, dishonesty, partners, deadly, crimes, romance, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 3.6
 634
Unholy (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Martha, a widow living in rural Pennsylvania, comes home to find her daughter about to blow her own head off with a shotgun in the basement of their house. Martha doesn't succeed in stopping her child's horrific demise, but the girl's ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, slasher, scary ...
Plot: time travel, mind control, human experiment, suicide, investigation, supernatural, uncover truth, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, danger, deadly, government conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 2.6
 369
Firehead (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a Russian cyborg with telekinetic powers terrorizes a city, an elite government agency intervenes. Col. Vaughn convinces "regular guy" chemist, Warren Hart, to team up with a beautiful blonde agent to capture the menace. But Warren ...
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, chase, adventure, supernatural ability, good versus evil, on the run, state affairs, dishonesty, government agency, espionage, crimes, supernatural ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.8
 2K
The List (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A sudden death tied to a list from the past leads to unimaginable evil. Fresh out of law school and full of hope for the future, Renny Jacobson is stunned by his father's sudden death--and then by the terms of the will: the elder Jacobson has ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: intrigue, crimes, uncover truth, murder, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, supernatural, secret society, heroes, deadly, rivalry, battles ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south carolina, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Little Drummer Girl (1984)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An American Actress with a penchant for lying is forceably recruited by Mosad, the Israeli intelligence agency to trap a Palestinian bomber, by pretending to be the girlfriend of his dead brother.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, political thriller
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, mossad, political intrigue, undercover, intrigue, secret agents, state affairs, dishonesty, politics, double agent, mistaken identity ...
Time: 80s
Place: middle east, germany, greece, england, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Borderline Murder (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young law student, Abby Porter, suspects that her sister, a stripper, may have been murdered. She discovers an illegal network of cross border plastic surgery centers providing crude, but inexpensive cosmetic surgery to young women in the United ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, uncover truth, doctors and patients, amateur detective, society, dishonesty, missing, plastic surgery, journalist, kidnapping, theft, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Lookalike (2014)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two crooks looking out for a drug lord's love interest scramble to find a look-alike after she dies unexpectedly.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, realistic
Plot: fall in love, cons and scams, drug lord, mute or deaf, crime, crimes, love and romance, dishonesty, physical appearance, false identity, lookalikes, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.1
 1K
The Power (1968)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: One by one members of a special project team are being killed by telekinesis - the ability to move things with the power of the mind alone. The race is on to determine which of the remaining team members is the murderer and to stop them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Plot: telekinesis, mind control, murder, deadly, dishonesty, supernatural ability, danger, supernatural, hidden identity, multiple suspects, disorder, violence spree ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 869
Favor (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kip's perfect life is put in jeopardy when the waitress with whom he's having a casual fling is accidentally killed in their motel room. Desperate, he turns to childhood friend and loser, Marvin, to help get rid of the body. Marvin agrees ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, crimes, friends, deadly, dishonesty, life turned upside down, disposing of a dead body, death, danger, graphic violence, disorder, buddies
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Infection: The Invasion Begins (2011)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A mystery surrounds a small town that was attacked on September 9, 2009. Now sixty years later, the last survivor, Sarah, sends a high profile reporter a letter suggesting what really happened on that day. The government calls 9/9/09 the start of ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, deadly, danger, social relations, dishonesty, love triangle, infection, creature, government coverup, uncover truth, survival, supernatural ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.7
 912
Avenger (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After his own daughter was killed in Panama in 1994, former CIA agent Calvin Dexter became a private 'specialist' in cases which wouldn't reach justice trough the regular legal channels. Two years later he accepts to find Richard ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: manhunt, undercover, special agents, save the day, working undercover, track down, rivalry, government agency, state affairs, race against time, justice, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., former yugoslavia, africa, bosnia, south africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The House on Carroll Street (1987)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Emily Crane is fired after refusing to give names to a 1951 House Un-American Activities Committee, and takes a part-time job as companion to an old lady. One day her attention is drawn to a noisy argument being conducted largely in German in a ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, political thriller, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: uncover truth, investigation, undercover, idealism, dishonesty, special agents, law enforcement, state affairs, mccarthyism, old woman, secrets, moral ambiguity ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1951
Place: new york, usa, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 2.4
 628
3 Musketeers (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Alexandra D'Artagnan, junior member of NSA uncovers a conspiracy that the goal is to assassinate the American president. Alexandra has secured the support of three famous and notorious international spies in order to stop the assassination.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: secret agents, conspiracy, secret agent, break in, adventure, government agency, save the day, undercover, danger, escapades, assassination attempt, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Accidental Witness (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Victor Sandeman is a senior partner with Brunel Global Securities. He is experiencing major financial problems, ones that can be solved if the planned $100 million merger of the company takes place. However, the company's owner, Raymond Brunel, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, exciting
Plot: murder, disorder, crime gone awry, workplace intrigue, dishonesty, cop witness relations, deadly, workplace, crimes, danger, witnessing a crime, manipulations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.5
 29K
Ek Tha Tiger (2012)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: RAW agent Tiger is on a mission to retrieve information from a scientist in Dublin. The plot centers on an Indian spy (RAW) code-named Tiger who falls in love with a Pakistani spy (ISI) during an investigation and how Tiger's ideology and ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, sentimental, realistic
Plot: secret agents, tough heroes, secret agent, spy, bollywood, fall in love, on the run, dishonesty, undercover, government agency, weapon system, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, asia, india, pakistan, istanbul turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
 73
Nexus (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Holly is a struggling singer whose life is torn apart when she loses custody of her daughter, Chloe. When she travels to her soon to be ex-husbands estate in the country, for a weekend visit with Chloe, she is shocked to discover that he is missing. ...
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: conspiracy, false accusation, on the run, uncover truth, frame up, life turned upside down, betrayal, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, murder, gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 6.1
 107K
Push (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After his father, an assassin, is brutally murdered, Nick Gant vows revenge on Division, the covert government agency that dabbles in psychic warfare and experimental drugs. Hiding in Hong Kong's underworld, Nick assembles a band of rogue ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, telekinesis, clairvoyance, precognition, danger, chase, psychic, experiment, imaginary, supernatural, undercover, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, year 1945
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Shadow People (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A radio talk show host unravels a conspiracy about encounters with mysterious beings known as The Shadow People and their role in the unexplained deaths of several hundred victims in the 1980s.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, scary
Plot: uncover truth, supernatural, mystery, mysterious character, life is a bitch, radio dj, listener, paralysis, small town, down on your luck, dishonesty, startled ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008, year 1979
Place: usa, cambodia, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 2.8
 996
Lost Time (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After leaving a doctor visit with the worst news, Valerie Dreyfuss and her sister Melissa come to a stop on a lonely stretch of road. Their car is engulfed by a blinding light....12 hours later Valerie wakes to the horror that her sister is gone, ...
Style: scary, surreal, serious
Plot: space and aliens, mental illness, danger, losing-it hero, supernatural, supernatural ability, uncover truth, terminal illness, alien encounter, rescue, siblings relations, memory loss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Executive Power (1997)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While protecting the U.S. President, Secret Service agent Nick Sager helps him to dispose of the body of a young girl, who accidentally died during an adulterous encounter. Some time later, a few weeks before the elections, the disillusioned ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, political thriller
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political conspiracy, political corruption, conspiracy, torture, crimes, life is a bitch, deadly, undercover, state affairs, legal investigation, campaign, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 1K
The Idealist (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A whistle blower attempts to reveal the secret behind a nuclear disaster that occurred during the height of the Cold War.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, tense
Plot: journalist, idealism, uncover truth, life is a bitch, state affairs, dishonesty, contamination, whistleblower, cold war, conspiracy, catastrophe, human
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s
Place: greenland, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Secrets of State (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In France, terrorist groups and intelligence agencies battle in a merciless war everyday, in the name of radically opposed ideologies. Yet, terrorist and secret agents lead almost the same lives. Condemned to secrecy, these masters of manipulation ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense
Plot: terrorist, espionage, secret agents, state affairs, race against time, good versus evil, political conspiracy, deadly, politics, working undercover, danger, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.6
 1K
Lunopolis (2010)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lunopolis is a 2009 direct-to-video science fiction film directed by Matthew Avant. The film is presented in found footage style and takes place in the weeks preceding the rumored events of the 2012 prophecies. Two documentary filmmakers discover a ...
Style: tense, serious, contemplative, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: conspiracy, sent to the past, moon, cult, uncover truth, obsessive quest, escapades, filmmaking, secret movement, legends and myths, partners, ufo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%