Movies and TV shows like Matador 2014

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Matador (2014)
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Matador (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Matador chronicles the unlikely rise of Tony "Matador" Bravo, a popular soccer star who comes to be known as much for his playboy antics off the field as his dynamic moves on it. But what his fans and family don't realize is that it's all a cover—in truth, he is a skilled covert operative executing missions for a little-known branch of the CIA. “Matador” has the kind of fame and notoriety that affords him access to powerful circles of corruption and villainy. But, in balancing the dueling roles in which he's been cast, he will be forced to confront the question of his true identity… and it is this mission which will prove to be his most dangerous.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, secret agents, secret identity, sport, athlete's life, contests and competitions, ambition, sport team, rivalry, soccer, megalomaniac, football player
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles

Most similar movies to Matador

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, realistic and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about crimes, undercover, rivalry, danger, graphic violence, law enforcement and working undercover mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Matador: Crash and Burn (2007), Agent X (2015), Beatdown (2010), Assassins' Code (2011), Gang Related (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Crash and Burn (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When undercover FBI agent Kevin Hawkins (Erik Palladino, E.R.) agrees to infiltrate the ruthless underground world of choppers, he is quickly thrown into a world of fast cars and high stakes. Pitted between a ruthless crime boss (Michael Madsen, ...
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Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Agent X (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hidden from the view of the public - and even from the President - there is a top secret agent who is trained and ready to serve, deployed only at the careful discretion of the Vice President.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 4.5
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Beatdown (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Brandon, a respected street fighter, is forced to flee the city after his brother is murdered and the money that was supposed to be paid back to a local gangster is stolen. While lying low at his father's house in a small Southern town, Brandon ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: underground fighting, family relations, contests and competitions, rivalry, martial arts, athlete and trainer, tough heroes, power relations, street fight, fight, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Assassins' Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A corporate assassination forces opportunistic double agents from three nations to fight to retrieve a high-tech computer disk containing schematics for a deadly weapon.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, crimes, rivalry, undercover, danger, dishonesty, hitman, working undercover, vengeance, deadly, haunted by the past, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Gang Related (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Every villain has a noble cause, and every hero has a dark side. Detective Ryan Lopez is a rising star in Los Angeles' elite Gang Task Force. What the world doesn't know is that long before Ryan became a cop, he pledged allegiance to a ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Mission Park (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Four friends from the rough side of town grow apart when two are consumed by a life of crime, and the other two become FBI agents sent deep undercover - to bring down those childhood friends.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, working undercover, crimes, drug dealing, ambition, undercover, police officer, danger, friendship, criminal heroes, crime, right hand man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Legends (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Working for the FBI's Deep Cover Operations division, Martin Odum can transform himself into a different person -- whether it's an assignment as a Serbian extremist, a corrupt Chicago police officer, a British special forces colonel, or a ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, working undercover, fbi, government agency, undercover, secret identity, espionage, mysterious character, betrayal, state affairs, dishonesty, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
My Own Worst Enemy (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: My Own Worst Enemy is an American television drama that aired on NBC in 2008. It premiered on October 13 and ended on December 15 after 9 episodes. The series was produced by Universal Media Studios. Jason Smilovic was the executive producer; David ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Undercovers (2010)
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Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 2.9
 836
April Rain (2014)
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Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an eclectic group of terrorists plot to attack the United States from within, it's up to a quasi-military special investigative unit to identify, infiltrate and neutralize the threat.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.4
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Chosen (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Ian Mitchell is a lawyer and father who one day receives a box containing a gun and a picture of a stranger, along with instructions to kill the pictured person. He is subsequently attacked by another stranger, and discovers that he has been chosen ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Lucha Underground (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
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Style: exciting, serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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Duration: 54 min.
TV show
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Audience: teens, boys' night
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 52 min.
TV show
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Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Style: suspenseful, captivating, realistic, serious, stylized ...
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Switch (2013)
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Style: exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
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Black Scorpion (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Black Scorpion is an action-crime TV series that aired on the Sci-Fi Channel in 2001 and in Canada on Space in 2002. The series is based on two Roger Corman movies, Black Scorpion, and the sequel Black Scorpion II: Aftershock. The show focuses on a ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, rough, exciting, serious ...
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Style: rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
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46%
Shadow Boxing 3. The Final Round (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
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Duration: 125 min.
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Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, rough
Plot: athlete's life, ambition, athlete and trainer, chases and races, contests and competitions, rivalry, uncover truth, drugs/alcohol, power relations, graphic violence, boxing, sport ...
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dark Blue was an action/drama television series which premiered on TNT on July 15, 2009, at 10 pm. It ended its run on September 15, 2010. The series is set in Los Angeles, California. It revolves around Carter Shaw, the leader of an undercover ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Dead Drop (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After surviving a fall from a plane 3000-feet over the ocean, a former CIA operative turned government contractor re-infiltrates a dangerous North Mexican drug trafficking ring to find his own killer. With his memory unraveling, he descends into a ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, danger, undercover, crimes, tough heroes, working undercover, master criminal, chases and races, dishonesty, one man army, car chase, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
NBC Sunday Night Football (2006)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
TV show
Story: NBC Sunday Night Football is a weekly television broadcast of Sunday evening National Football League games on NBC that began airing on Sunday, August 6, 2006 with the pre-season opening Hall of Fame Game. Al Michaels serves as the play-by-play ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Blue Thunder (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: helicopter, danger, law enforcement, crimes, escapades, chases and races, heroes, super weapon, police
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Place: usa, california, los angeles
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41%
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Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, rough, exciting, suspenseful
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Mask of the Ninja (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In a heavily wooded private estate in the Malibu Hills, towering above the tumbling Pacific, millionaire CEO Kenji Takeo and his daughter, Miko, prepare for the arrival from Japan of Takeo's wife, Kumiko. But the calm of Solstice Canyon is ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
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Rogue (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: "Rogue" revolves around Grace, a morally and emotionally-conflicted undercover detective who is tormented by the possibility that her own actions contributed to her son’s death. Grace’s search for the truth is further complicated by ...
Style: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, working undercover, murder, police detective, haunted by the past, criminal heroes, law enforcement, loss of son, crime, crimes, who to trust, torment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 3K
Fastlane (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Fastlane is an American action/crime drama series that was broadcast on Fox from September 18, 2002 to April 25, 2003. On August 14, 2005 G4 began rebroadcasting the complete series. After finishing its initial run on the network, Fastlane stopped ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, realistic, neo noir ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: undercover, partners, drug dealing, hidden identity, police investigation, police detective, working undercover, criminal heroes, law enforcement, crime, crimes, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
NCIS: New Orleans (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A drama about the local field office that investigates criminal cases affecting military personnel in The Big Easy, a city known for its music, entertainment and decadence.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, special agents, danger, government agency, state affairs, crimes, partners, undercover, investigation, army investigation, crime investigation, soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.5
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Blood Out (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When big city detectives refuse to further investigate his kid brother's gang related murder, small town Sheriff Michael Spencer drops the badge and goes undercover to find his brother's killer and avenge his death.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gang, vengeance, working undercover, police investigation, crimes, undercover, tough law enforcer, gangsters, deadly, law enforcement, hitman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%