Movies like Absolute Deception

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Absolute Deception (2013)
 4.2
 2K
Absolute Deception (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A widowed reporter recruits the help of a federal agent to investigate her late husband's secrets, but the two become the target of unknown attackers. When FBI Agent John Nelson’s key informant, Miles, is abducted and shot, all that’s left is a severed finger. In order to find a new lead, Nelson travels to New York City to inform widowed magazine reporter Rebecca Scott that her long dead husband, Miles, had only recently been murdered to see if she had heard from him in recent years. Perplexed, Scott joins Agent Nelson in the wealthy enclave of Australia’s Gold Coast to find out what really happened. The two soon discover Miles may have been part of an elaborate “Ponzi scheme” to bilk investors, and a vengeful billionaire, out of millions of dollars. As more layers of Miles’ secret life are exposed, can the two stay ahead of the mysterious attackers who will stop at nothing to halt their investigation?
Style: psychological, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, mind bending
Plot: murder, special agents, uncover truth, investigation, manhunt, undercover, espionage, couple relations, journalism, danger, chases and races, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, kidnapping, contests and competitions, blind ambition, criminal heroes, mind game, rivalry, agent as target
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, australia, cuba, hong kong

Most similar movies to Absolute Deception

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about deadly, crimes, danger, law enforcement, rivalry, chases and races and murder mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Absolute Deception: Phase IV (2002), Lies & Illusions (2009), Ticking Clock (2011), My Gal Sunday (2014), A Show of Force (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Phase IV (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Journalism student Simon Tate thinks it's strange when four students at the university suddenly die in "unrelated" accidents. When his friend, Dr. Benjamin Roanic, becomes the prime suspect and is suddenly murdered, Simon sets out to ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, experimental, stylized ...
Plot: investigation, conspiracy, aids, journalism, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, life is a bitch, uncover truth, rivalry, gambling, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Lies & Illusions (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a menacing smuggler coolly insists that best-selling author Wes Wilson take a chauffeured backseat ride with him, Wilson's charmed life explodes into a world of violence and espionage, and he learns shocking truths about two women in his ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: crimes, espionage, murder, thief, diamonds, on the run, chase, rivalry, danger, kidnapping, tough heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Ticking Clock (2011)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A reporter stumbles upon the journal of a murderer replete with plans to butcher specific people, and investigates on his own, finding that every trail leads to a 9-year-old orphan living in a group home.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, serial killer, investigation, journalism, deadly, race against time, media, chases and races, crimes, secret, danger, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.1
 333
My Gal Sunday (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: It was love at first sight for beautiful young lawyer Sandra "Sunday" O'Brien-Parker (Rachel Blanchard) and Henry Parker (Cameron Mathison), retiring White House Secretary of State, when Sunday's dad Danny (Jack Wagner), ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, psychological, rough ...
Plot: investigation, rescue, danger, rivalry, uncover truth, fighting crime, crimes, confined, couple relations, hitman, race against time, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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A Show of Force (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this thriller, television reporter Kate Ryan de Meléndez investigates the death of two radical Puerto Rican activists, whom she begins to believe may have been framed and murdered by undercover American agents.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, investigation, undercover, mystery, police corruption, journalism, media, uncover truth, crimes, working undercover, price of justice, legal ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.6
 536
Reflections (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Europol Agent Tom Brindle is called to Barcelona, Spain, to track down the notorious serial killer known as Pygmalion. A set of fingerprints lead to a young, volatile soldier, Marco Soler. Agent Brindle arrests Marco and intensely interrogates him, ...
Style: psychological, serious, scary, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, police investigation, mind game, crimes, track down, crime, siblings relations, manhunt, twins, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.8
 8K
Bad Country (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Baton Rouge police detective Bud Carter busts contract killer Jesse Weiland, he convinces Jesse to become an informant and rat out the South's most powerful crime ring.
Style: rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, murder, investigation, informant, police, crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, rivalry, danger, snitch, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Killing Machine (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Trained KGB assassin, EDWARD GENN (code name ICARUS), worked years ago as a sleeper agent in America. But when the Soviet Union collapsed, he quickly found himself in a foreign country with no one to trust. Determined to escape his muddled ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, one man army, secret identity, danger, deadly, tough heroes, special agents, confined, crimes, heroes, tough guy, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, vancouver british columbia canada, vancouver, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Devil's Teardrop (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a man known only as "The Digger" opens fire in a train station many are left dead. The only clue the FBI has is a hand written letter with demands on it. Agent Margurete needs help analyzing it and the best is retired specialist ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, rough ...
Plot: hitman, crimes, mystery, special agents, law enforcement, danger, murder, rivalry, deadly, criminal heroes, crime, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Agent Hamilton: But Not If It Concerns Your Daughter (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Swedish intelligence officer Carl Hamilton's 7-year-old goddaughter Nathalie is kidnapped. When the kidnapping's underlying motive becomes known, the Swedish authorities assume a passive role, forcing Hamilton to action. With the help of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: terrorism, rescue, kidnapping, deadly, danger, track down, heroes, law enforcement, crimes, special agents, assassination attempt, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Dying of the Light (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Bahamas, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Evan Lake, a veteran CIA agent, has been ordered to retire. But when his protégé uncovers evidence that Lake's nemesis, the terrorist Banir, has resurfaced, Lake goes rogue, embarking on a perilous, intercontinental mission to eliminate his ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, track down, retirement, espionage, special agents, secret agents, undercover, danger, revenge, cia, profanity, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., romania, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.4
 931
Monster (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Bok-Soon (Kim Go-eun-I) runs a street stall while taking care of her younger sister. Bok-Soon may not be the brightest girl but what she lacks in intelligence, she makes up for in uncontrollable rage. She’s infamously known as the “psycho ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, psychopath, vengeance, serial killer, crimes, rivalry, murder, deadly, law enforcement, contests and competitions, gangsters, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.0
 5K
Unstoppable (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The deranged military and former CIA agent Dean Cage is in a rehab program, trying to forget the traumatic loss of his best friend Scott in Bosnia. When he dates with his girl-friend and Scott's sister, Detective Amy Knight, in a dinning ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, on the run, antidote, crimes, law enforcement, investigation, working undercover, race against time, special agents, secret agents, danger, undercover ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.1
 959
Ignition (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 99 min.
Story: A web of intrigue and conspiracy lies beneath the euphoria as the U.S. is about to put a man on the moon for the first time in over thirty years
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Lost Samaritan (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.2
 369
Detonator (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Soul Assassin (2001)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Action
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Duration: 96 min.
Story: Kevin Burke a young executive for a multinational investment bank, is a rising star in the Rotterdam office. Rewarded for his perceptive eye and mastery of foreign languages, Kevin receives the promotion he has been working for - a coveted spot on ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Stool Pigeon (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Living in the guilt of sacrificing his informant in a previous operation, Criminal Intelligence Inspector Don Lee is wary when his superior orders him to send another informant to spy on the criminal operations of Barbarian, a vicious gangster ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, working undercover, danger, undercover, law enforcement, fighting crime, dishonesty, gangsters, estrangement, police detective, redemption, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Hunt for the I-5 Killer (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: “Hunt for the I-5 Killer” is a dramatization based on the haunting true story of the yearlong manhunt for a killer suspected of murdering 14 victims and committing numerous sexual assaults up and down the I-5 highway corridor through California, ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Way of War (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paramilitary operative David Wolfe stumbles upon an international conspiracy connecting presidential cabinet members to a Middle Eastern terrorist plot. Wanting to expose the truth, Wolfe defies orders and returns to the US as an army of one ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, middle east, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Streets of Blood (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A police officer's partner has died during Hurricane Katrina, but he later discovers that his partner may have been murdered. An investigation follows, taking the officer and his new partner into the depths of the criminal underworld.
Style: bleak, realistic, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, police detective, law enforcement, undercover, crimes, chaos and mayhem, gunfight, ghetto, police corruption, drug dealing, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 2.9
 148
Safehouse (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ex-FBI agent Cooper O'Neil thinks the dangerous times in his life are in the past; that is, until his former partner shows up dead at his marina home. O'Neil's old partner had a coveted thumb drive in his possession when he died, and ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Plot: rescue, danger, intrigue, law enforcement, special agents, deadly, chases and races, dishonesty, vengeance, kidnapping, revenge, mafia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Killer Within (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Addison Terrill, a former district attorney now in a lucrative private practice, has what seems to be the perfect life. But life as he knows it is turned upside down when he arrives home from work late one night to find his wife brutally murdered ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, rough, psychological ...
Plot: murder, who done it, dishonesty, legal, crimes, legal action, law enforcement, deadly, false accusation, murder investigation, husband wife relationship, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
Across the Line: The Exodus of Charlie Wright (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story centers on Charlie, a Los Angeles billionaire financial whiz who goes into self-imposed exile in Tijuana after his empire is revealed to have been a Ponzi scheme. While looking for the woman he abandoned there 25 years before, Charlie is ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, track down, crimes, rivalry, danger, on the run, police corruption, law enforcement, vengeance, special agents, crime, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico, los angeles, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.6
 714
Panic (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: FAA system analyzer named Neil McCabe is the only person who seems to have this different hunch towards a group of international terrorists after a horrific plane incident occured. He thinks that an evil genius computer hacker sets out and ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, psychopath, airplane, insubordination, airport, catastrophe, crimes, danger, mind game, escapades, deadly, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Blood and Ties (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Da-eun lives a happy life with her single father, a man who sacrificed everything in his life for her. She loved her father very dearly. However, their relationship is about to take an unexpected turn. Da-eun becomes suspicious that her father might ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: parents and children, uncover truth, murder, kidnapping, investigation, family relations, danger, crimes, hidden identity, moral dilemma, dishonesty, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.0
 2K
Grandmaster (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Chandrashekhar lives alone in a dark and violent city. Even with crime occurring all around him, he withdraws from all responsibility and lives quietly. Soon, change is forced upon him in order to catch a serial killer. Like a grandmaster who ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: investigation, serial killer, police detective, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, murder, chess, police officer, danger, chases and races, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 917
Dead Silence (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Three escaped convicts take a group of deaf students hostage but their teacher is Marlee Matlin!
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, school, missing person, betrayal, race against time, hijacking, crime, murderous pair, special agents, fugitives, confined, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.2
 676
Dead Awake (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An insomniac (Stephen Baldwin) who walks the streets at night witnesses a murder which triggers a strange chain of events.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: insomnia, murder, protagonist as suspect, mystery, uncover truth, investigation, psychopath, amateur detective, mind game, deadly, crimes, witnessing a crime ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 2K
Beautiful (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Searing and luscious, "Beautiful" tells the story of Daniel, a shy and introverted 14 year old boy residing in Sunshine Hills, a suburb living in the grip of fear following the rumoured abductions of three teenage girls. Daniel's two ...
Style: scary, mind bending, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, dishonesty, deadly, obsession, uncover truth, teenage life, youth, danger, suburbs, who done it, crimes, blind ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%