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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: special agents, uncover truth, investigation, manhunt, murder, 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 crimes, deadly, rivalry, danger, chases and races, law enforcement and dishonesty mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Absolute Deception: Ticking Clock (2011), A Show of Force (1990), Phase IV (2002), The Killing Machine (2010), Dying of the Light (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, serial killer, journalism, investigation, crimes, chases and races, deadly, race against time, media, secret, danger, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: investigation, murder, undercover, police corruption, mystery, journalism, media, legal, working undercover, crimes, uncover truth, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 4.9
 383
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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: investigation, aids, life is a bitch, journalism, drug dealing, dishonesty, buddies, deadly, law enforcement, uncover truth, crimes, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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, tough heroes, deadly, special agents, crimes, confined, murder, tough guy, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, vancouver british columbia canada, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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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: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, track down, espionage, retirement, danger, special agents, secret agents, undercover, revenge, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, romania, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 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, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, on the run, antidote, investigation, law enforcement, crimes, secret agents, working undercover, manhunt, undercover, special agents, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 4.6
 525
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, crime, track down, siblings relations, manhunt, police investigation, serial killer, mind game, danger, twins, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 3.6
 699
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: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: psychopath, airplane, terrorism, airport, insubordination, crimes, danger, mind game, chases and races, deadly, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Movie in collections
 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: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, police, informant, hitman, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, danger, deadly, snitch, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, rough, realistic, exciting, humorous ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.1
 841
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: exciting, suspenseful, tense, rough, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chases and races, fugitives, hostages, confined, rivalry, school, missing person, betrayal, one man army, hijacking, murderous pair, mute or deaf ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.1
 302
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: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: couple relations, confined, special agents, hostages, law enforcement, deadly, fighting crime, rescue, race against time, danger, crimes, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.6
 164
The Zone (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Former Gulf War hero Rowdy Welles is framed for murder by unscrupulous CIA boss Dick Althorp. As his price of freedom, Welles is ordered to undertake a deadly mission to destroy a nuclear processing plant in a foreign nation, owned by dangerous ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Liberty Stands Still (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.3
 2K
Sacrifice (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tough undercover cop inadvertently gets involved in a dangerous heroin ring when a young defector of the drug trade leaves his five year-old sister in his care.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Target of Opportunity (2005)
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Style: exciting, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, friendship, rescue, adventure, dishonesty, escapades, crimes, danger, political intrigue, working undercover, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bulgaria, chechnya, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.1
 6K
Reclaim (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: adoption, uncover truth, investigation, missing child, kidnapping, track down, confined, crimes, couples, dishonesty, family problems, danger ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: terrorism, deadly, law enforcement, rescue, kidnapping, danger, chases and races, track down, special agents, crimes, heroes, assassination attempt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.4
 280
Unveiled (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Using the natural beauty and mystique of Marrakech, Morocco as a backdrop, Stephanie uses herself as bait to discover the sadistic murderer of her childhood friend. C.I.A. agents Peter Masters and Jeremy Avery lead her on an erotic and intriguing ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, psychological, rough
Plot: serial killer, dishonesty, buddies, rivalry, danger, woman in danger, intrigue, special agents, crimes, vengeance, bait, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Scenes of the Crime (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Action
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man about to get married earns extra cash by driving a local mobster, but things go awry when the mobster is shot dead by a rival crime boss.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 11K
The Flock (2007)
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Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This film is about a hyper-vigilant employee of the department of public safety who, while training his young female replacement, has to track down a missing girl who he is convinced is connected to a paroled sex offender he is investigating.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.8
 79K
Haywire (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mallory Kane is a highly trained operative who works for a government security contractor in the dirtiest, most dangerous corners of the world. After successfully freeing a Chinese journalist held hostage, she is double crossed and left for dead by ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, betrayal, fist fighting, manhunt, chases and races, rivalry, danger, dishonesty, rescue, secret agent, one woman army, hitman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., barcelona, usa, ireland, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.3
 845
Betrayal (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When one of her hits goes wrong, a professional assassin ends up with a suitcase full of a million dollars belonging to a mob boss ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, deadly, dishonesty, chase, police investigation, crime, criminal's revenge, hitman, danger, single parent, criminal heroes, on the road ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Wrong Turn at Tahoe (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A debt collector for the mob (Academy Award(R)-winner Cuba Gooding, Jr.) finds his fate taking a series of treacherous turns after his powerful boss and mentor (Miguel Ferrer) is caught in a dangerous double cross with the most dangerous drug dealer ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, drug dealing, gangsters, criminal's revenge, deadly, violence spree, criminal heroes, chases and races, tough heroes, rivalry, gunfight, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 829
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: deadly, law enforcement, vengeance, psychopath, assassination, serial killer, hitman, police investigation, crimes, contests and competitions, gangsters, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 548
Mistrial (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a cop-killer goes free, a detective's search for personal justice veers dangerously out of control. Declaring a mistrial, he takes the accused, the judge and the jury hostage...and begins a trial of his own.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, psychological, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Dillinger and Capone (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1934, J. Edgar Hoover and the boys made headlines for mowing down John Dillinger in a hail of bullets outside Chicago's Biograph theater. But in fact, according to this Jon Purdy gangster thriller, the Feds iced Dillinger's brother. ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%