Movies like Tenet

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Tenet (2020)
 7.9
 78K
Tenet (2020)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Plot unknown. The project is described as an action epic revolving around international espionage.
Style: surprise ending, epic, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: swat team, espionage, terrorist attack, sea, time travel, car chase, job, language, crime scene, apocalypse, survival, martial arts, end of the world, airplane, henchman, fight, air disaster, serial killer, prospector, terrorist, time, spy, army, time machine, cia ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: norway, vietnam, siberia, india, london, mumbai india, kiev ukraine ...

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Most similar movies to Tenet

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, exciting, suspense and psychotronic films with plots about gun, explosion, pistol, machine gun, betrayal, death and murder mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Tenet: Inception (2010), Criminal (2016), Cyborg Cop (1993), Retrograde (2004), Black Panther (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.8
 2.0M
Inception (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, clever, cerebral, twist ending ...
Plot: parallel world, virtual reality, mind control, alternate reality, haunted by the past, existentialism, subconscious, teamwork, manipulations, fantasy world, sleeping, philosophy ...
Time: 2010s, near future
Place: paris france, los angeles, tokyo, kenya, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 58K
Criminal (2016)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Bill Pope is a CIA agent on a mission in London tracking down a shadowy hacker nicknamed "The Dutchman." When he gets mysteriously ambushed and killed, an experimental procedure is used to transfer his memories into dangerous ex-convict ...
Style: suspense, exciting, disturbing, intense, rough ...
Plot: memory, brutality, prisoner, convict, cia, espionage, surveillance, chase, criminal, death, prison, danger ...
Time: 2010s
Place: london, west virginia, delaware, big ben london, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.2
 1K
Cyborg Cop (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ex-DEA agent Jack receives an emergency message from his brother Phillip, whose team was ambushed on the Caribbean island of St. Keith. Jack goes to St. Keith to find his brother, who has been turned into a cyborg by the drug runner he was after.
Style: semi serious, futuristic, humorous, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, mad scientist, heroes, cyborgs, police shootout, androids and robots, fighting crime, crimes, rivalry, future dystopia, experiment gone awry, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: caribbean, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.2
 1K
Retrograde (2004)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Luxembourg, Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two time travelers with opposing views are sent back to the present aboard a research ship in the Antarctic to prevent a global biological disaster from occuring
Style: suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, ship, spacecraft, race against time, save the world, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, future dystopia, imaginary, adventure, dark future, rescue ...
Time: future, 2000s, year 2004, 23rd century
Place: antarctica, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 7.3
 599K
Black Panther (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: King T'Challa returns home from America to the reclusive, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as his country's new leader. However, T'Challa soon finds that he is challenged for the throne by factions within ...
Style: suspense, futuristic, stylized, intense, psychotronic ...
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, martial arts, warrior, king, technology, panther, haunted by the past, spy, murder, loss of father, black hero ...
Time: future, year 1992, 2010s, 1990s, 21st century ...
Place: africa, nigeria, oakland california, south korea, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.7
 50K
Bloodshot (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After he and his wife are murdered, marine Ray Garrison is resurrected by a team of scientists. Enhanced with nanotechnology, he becomes a superhuman, biotech killing machine - Bloodshot. As Ray first trains with fellow super-soldiers, he cannot ...
Style: tense, psychotronic, psychological, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: nanotechnology, superhuman powers, dark hero, superhero, cyberpunk, mutant, redemption, rescue, immortality, super soldier, back from the dead, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, near future, 2020s
Place: budapest, london, budapest hungary, hungary, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by the Gotham City Police Department. Eight years later, Batman ...
Style: exciting, bleak, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heroes, superhero, good versus evil, secret identity, batman, chaos and mayhem, explosion, double life, police detective, tragic villain, disguise, terrorist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, pentagon, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Expect No Mercy (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Federal Service Agent Justin Vanier has been assigned to infiltrate the mysterious Virtual Arts Academy in search of Eric, a fellow agent. In this high-tech facility, the maniacal leader Warbeck is training assassins to become even more efficient ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: martial arts, danger, virtual reality, kidnapping, undercover, assassination, espionage, crimes, man versus machine, life is a bitch, state affairs, missing person ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman ...
Style: comic, exciting, suspense, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, good versus evil, justice, batman, save the world, imaginary, dark hero, flying man, heroes, weapons, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1981, 2010s, year 1918
Place: usa, u.s. capitol building, tijuana mexico, washington d.c., africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Following the events of Age of Ultron, the collective governments of the world pass an act designed to regulate all superhuman activity. This polarizes opinion amongst the Avengers, causing two factions to side with Iron Man or Captain America, ...
Style: comic, exciting, humorous, intense, sinister ...
Plot: superhero, supernatural power, disagreement, teamwork, costumed hero, brainwashing, ex soldier, teenage hero, police chase, death of father, escape, haunted by the past ...
Time: year 1991, 2010s, 1990s, 90s
Place: siberia, vienna, eastern europe, russia, cleveland ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, China, France, Norway, UK
Duration: 147 min.
Story: When an IMF mission ends badly, the world is faced with dire consequences. As Ethan Hunt takes it upon himself to fulfil his original briefing, the CIA begin to question his loyalty and his motives. The IMF team find themselves in a race against ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: spy, pistol, terrorist, plutonium, countdown, race against time, motorcycle, violence, helicopter, gun, hand to hand combat, handgun ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france, kashmir, rome italy, london, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.8
 4K
Stratton (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A British Special Boat Service commando tracks down an international terrorist cell.
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: terrorist, commando, terrorist plot, swat team, investigation, rescue, military, surveillance, explosion, chase, ambush, race against time ...
Time: frogman, 2010s
Place: london, big ben london, iran, ukraine, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 118 min.
Story: From the Egyptian desert to deep below the polar ice caps, the elite G.I. JOE team uses the latest in next-generation spy and military equipment to fight the corrupt arms dealer Destro and the growing threat of the mysterious Cobra organization to ...
Style: exciting, comic, entertaining, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: good versus evil, danger, military, soldier, heroic mission, chaos, revenge, future dystopia, terrorist, government, attack, world domination ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 1600s
Place: egypt, washington d.c., france, paris france, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Predominantly set during World War II, Steve Rogers is a sickly man from Brooklyn who's transformed into super-soldier Captain America to aid in the war effort. Rogers must stop the Red Skull – Adolf Hitler's ruthless head of weaponry, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, intense, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, heroism, courage, adventure, army, one man army, heroic mission, world war two, disney, soldier, good versus evil ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1942, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, alps, big ben london, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.2
 740K
Iron Man 3 (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, intense, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, heroes, adventure, vengeance, hotshot hero, escapades, rivalry, danger, millionaire, betrayal, henchman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, year 2012, year 1999 ...
Place: malibu california, tennessee, washington d.c., pakistan, switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 63K
Mile 22 (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Colombia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A CIA field officer and an Indonesian police officer are forced to work together in confronting political corruption. An informant must be moved twenty-two miles to safety.
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agent, secret agents, top secret, black ops, martial arts, terrorist, cia, political corruption, danger, machismo, rescue, surveillance ...
Time: 2010s, year 2016
Place: southeast asia, indonesia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 130K
6 Underground (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: After faking his death, a tech billionaire recruits a team of international operatives for a bold and bloody mission to take down a brutal dictator.
Style: suspense, exciting, psychotronic, surprise ending, non-linear
Plot: mission, fight, freedom, dead, parkour, swimming pool, police chase, gunfight, binoculars, armory, kidnapping, falling down stairs ...
Time: future, year 2017, 2010s
Place: california, paris france, florence, florence italy, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
American Assassin (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Following the murder of his fiancée, Mitch Rapp trains under the instruction of Cold War veteran Stan Hurley. The pair then is enlisted to investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on military and civilian targets.
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense, controversial ...
Plot: terrorist, mentor, cia, recruit, counter terrorism, government agent, revenge, terrorist plot, terrorism, conspiracy, nuclear war, russian ...
Time: 2010s
Place: rome italy, virginia, romania, warsaw poland, istanbul turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary Last City, a WCKD-controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all. Anyone who ...
Style: captivating, tragic ending, suspense, exciting, tense ...
Plot: maze, desert, pandemic, cure, vaccine, battles, scientist, murder, teenage hero, battle, terminal illness, imprisonment ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 204K
Jason Bourne (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The most dangerous former operative of the CIA is drawn out of hiding to uncover hidden truths about his past.
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: chase, cia agent, rogue agent, espionage, cia, survival, rescue, haunted by the past, investigation, danger, amnesia, black ops ...
Time: 90s, year 2016, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s ...
Place: las vegas, greece, london, england, nevada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six ...
Style: surprise ending, exciting, semi serious, suspense, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural power, super villain, magic, teenage superhero, fight scenes, end of the world, team, superhero, battlefield, save the world, genocide, supervillain ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, scotland, africa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
24 Hours to Live (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, China, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An assassin seeks redemption after being given a second chance at life.
Style: suspense, disturbing, enigmatic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: redemption, gunfight, reincarnation, haunted by the past, rescue, stylized violence, murder, near death experience, tragic hero, mercilessness, conspiracy, hallucination ...
Time: 2010s
Place: south africa, florida, cape town south africa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America is living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, entertaining, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, adventure, political thriller, rivalry, danger, betrayal, friendship, mission, disguise, gadget, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 7.0
 96K
The Foreigner (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA, India
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Quan is a humble London businessman whose long-buried past erupts in a revenge-fueled vendetta when the only person left for him to love – his teenage daughter – dies in a senseless act of politically-motivated terrorism. His relentless search ...
Style: suspense, exciting, harsh, surprise ending
Plot: revenge, tough guy, one against many, obsession, bomb, terrorism, justice, death of daughter, betrayal, redemption, terrorist, dark past ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ireland, london, big ben london, america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Perfect Weapon (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, Sweden
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a not too distant future, a totalitarian state run by ‘The Director” (Seagal) controls all aspects of life. All enemies of the state are dealt in the harshest way. Most of them are executed by the secret government’s assassins. The best ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, tense, captivating, sinister ...
Plot: martial arts, dictatorship, violence, corruption, chase, assassination plot, revenge, spy, political corruption, murder, brutality, battle ...
Time: near future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Framed for crimes against the country, the G.I. Joe team is terminated by Presidential order. This forces the G.I. Joes into not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: good versus evil, swat team, military, world domination, president, terrorism, conspiracy, rescue, nuclear threat, hidden identity, heroic mission, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: london, himalaya, tokyo, north korea, virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
 200K
Fast 8 (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, USA, Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before.
Style: exciting, surprise ending, captivating, tense, entertaining ...
Plot: car chase, betrayal, technology, car, chase, racing, mysterious woman, cars, rescue mission, race, fight scenes, family ...
Time: 2010s
Place: havana cuba, new york, russia, manhattan new york city, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 133K
Terminator (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Spain, Hungary, China
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The sixth film in the "Terminator" series will pick up where the second film left off, ignoring all the subsequent sequels.
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspense, atmospheric, intense ...
Plot: androids and robots, time travel, technology, gunfight, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, cyberpunk, cyborgs, helicopter, car chase, female fighter, fight scenes ...
Time: future, 1990s, 2010s, year 1998, 2020s ...
Place: mexico city, mexico, texas, guatemala
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Universal Soldier (1992)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An American soldier who had been killed during the Vietnam War is revived 25 years later by the military as a semi-android, UniSols, a high-tech soldier of the future. After the failure of the initiative to erase all the soldier's memories, he ...
Style: rough, exciting, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, genetically altered, martial arts, soldier, vietnam war, vengeance, one man army, danger, military, nudity (full frontal - brief), rescue mission, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 1960s, 60s ...
Place: vietnam, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Sam Witwicky takes his first tenuous steps into adulthood while remaining a reluctant human ally of Autobot-leader Optimus Prime. The film centers around the space race between the USSR and the USA, suggesting there was a hidden Transformers role in ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, cult film, psychotronic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, giant robots, alien planet, man versus machine, betrayal, good versus evil, evil alien, killer robot, nasa, russian, astronaut, battles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1961, year 1969 ...
Place: new mexico, africa, pentagon, chicago illinois, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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