Movies like Tenet

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Tenet (2020)
 7.8
 138K
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: suspense, surprise ending, tense, twists and turns, unusual plot structure, exciting, suspenseful, epic, psychotronic
Plot: time loop, heroism, mission, swat team, espionage, terrorist attack, car chase, technology, evil man, rescue, cia agent, end of the world, time, secret agents, death threat, woman in danger, fight, science, terrorism, physics, quantum physics, changing the future, bomb, black hero, male protagonist ...
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, suspense, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about chase, death, held at gunpoint, explosion, gun, machine gun and pistol mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Tenet: Inception (2010), Criminal (2016), Bloodshot (2020), American Assassin (2017), Expect No Mercy (1995). 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, mind control, virtual reality, alternate reality, haunted by the past, subconscious, teamwork, manipulations, life philosophy, existentialism, sleeping, fictional reality ...
Time: 2010s, near future
Place: paris france, los angeles, japan, 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, delaware, west virginia, big ben london, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 55K
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, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: nanotechnology, superhuman powers, dark hero, superhero, redemption, immortality, rescue, cyberpunk, super strength, back from the dead, super soldier, danger ...
Time: contemporary, near future, 2020s
Place: budapest hungary, hungary, london, budapest, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, tense, suspenseful, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: terrorist, cia, mentor, recruit, counter terrorism, government agent, revenge, terrorist plot, terrorism, spy, conspiracy, nuclear war ...
Time: 2010s
Place: turkey, london, italy, warsaw poland, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: exciting, rough, serious, 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 ⇓
37%
 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, rescue, military, investigation, explosion, race against time, chase, ambush, danger, deception ...
Time: frogman, 2010s
Place: big ben london, iran, ukraine, london, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 64K
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 ⇓
35%
 6.6
 205K
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, rescue, haunted by the past, investigation, danger, amnesia, black ops, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, 1990s, 90s, year 2016, 2000s ...
Place: las vegas, greece, london, iceland, nevada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the target for a newer, more deadly terminator. Once again, the resistance has ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, cyborgs, time travel, save the world, post apocalypse, terminator, chase, robot, artificial intelligence, future dystopia, manhunt ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century, 1990s, 21st century ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.2
 2K
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, rescue, dark future ...
Time: future, year 2004, 23rd century, 2000s
Place: south america, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Perfect Weapon (2016)
Genre: Action, 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, revenge, spy, chase, corruption, political corruption, murder, assassination plot, brutality, betrayal ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 140K
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, car chase, helicopter, female fighter, fight scenes ...
Time: future, 1990s, year 1998, 2010s, 2020s ...
Place: mexico city, guatemala, mexico, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, countdown, race against time, plutonium, handgun, violence, gun, helicopter, hand to hand combat, motorcycle ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france, kashmir, rome italy, london, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Nick Fury: Agent of Shield (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Marvel's hard-boiled hero is brought back to fight the menace of Hydra after exiling himself in the Yukon since the end of the Cold War. The children of the former Hydra head, Baron Von Stucker, have taken charge of the terrorist organization. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: heroes, superhero, good versus evil, terrorism, fight, terrorist, heroic mission, escapades, undercover, danger, supernatural power, terrorist plot ...
Time: 90s
Place: yukon, canada, berlin germany, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.3
 51K
Spectral (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A special-ops team is dispatched to fight supernatural being that have taken over a European city.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, stylized, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: danger, supernatural, survival, escapades, military, science, battles, save the world, heroes, heroic mission, technology, chaos ...
Time: near future, future
Place: usa, new york, eastern europe, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.8
 36K
Who Am I? (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Martial-arts megastar Jackie Chan wrote, directed and stars in this action-comedy. Secret agent Jackie (Chan) leads a commando group to Africa to kidnap scientists who are working to unleash a powerful -- and lethal -- new energy source. When Jackie ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, adventure, secret agents, chase, danger, on the run, espionage, secret agent, fistfight, commando, car chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: south africa, hong kong, asia, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, suspense, tragic ending, exciting, disturbing ...
Plot: maze, desert, pandemic, cure, vaccine, battles, scientist, murder, teenage hero, battle, terminal illness, imprisonment ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, exciting, enigmatic, suspenseful ...
Plot: stylized violence, redemption, gunfight, reincarnation, haunted by the past, rescue, near death experience, murder, tragic hero, conspiracy, mercilessness, shooting ...
Time: 2010s
Place: south africa, hong kong, cape town south africa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A spinoff of The Fate of the Furious, focusing on Johnson's US Diplomatic Security Agent Luke Hobbs forming an unlikely alliance with Statham's Deckard Shaw.
Style: buddy comedy, tense, exciting, buddy movie, psychotronic ...
Plot: tough guy, secret organization, martial arts, cia agent, cia, car chase, on the run, car, conspiracy, corporation, murder, government agent ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ukraine, tower bridge london, moscow russia, los angeles, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Alien Warfare (2019)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A team of Navy Seals investigates a mysterious science outpost only to have to combat a squad of powerful alien soldiers.
Style: suspense, bloody, suspenseful, tense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: soldier, secret laboratory, secret base, alien, scientist, survival, outpost, teleportation, navy seal, danger, demon, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, military, world domination, president, terrorism, conspiracy, rescue, swat team, heroic mission, hidden identity, vengeance, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: london, himalaya, tokyo, north korea, virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 132K
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, gun, brother brother relationship, news report, paranoia, revolution, woman in a bikini, mexican ...
Time: future, 2010s, year 2017
Place: nevada, new york, middle east, mongolia, afghanistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 9.0
 2.3M
The Dark Knight (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, secret identity, batman, good versus evil, organized crime, double life, rivalry, super villain, psychopath, moral dilemma, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 60s, 1990s, 1960s ...
Place: vietnam, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.
Style: suspense, comic, surprise ending, intense, entertaining ...
Plot: apocalypse, superhero team, mutant, superhero, super strength, world domination, immortality, superhuman, comics, transformation, heroes, battlefield ...
Time: 80s, future, 2010s, year 1983
Place: egypt, poland, west berlin west germany, east berlin, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.0
 11K
Occupation (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A small group of town residents have to band together after a devastating ground invasion. As they struggle to survive, they realize they must stay one step ahead of their attackers, and work together for a chance to strike back.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: alien invasion, rebellion, human versus alien, destruction, heroism, danger, military, rescue, alien, bravery, alien technology, chaos ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Terminator Salvation (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: All grown up in post-apocalyptic 2018, John Connor must lead the resistance of humans against the increasingly dominating militaristic robots. But when Marcus Wright appears, his existence confuses the mission as Connor tries to determine whether ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, cyborgs, dystopic future, man versus machine, save the world, killer robot, post apocalypse, cyberpunk, army, artificial intelligence, resistance, chaos ...
Time: future, near future, 2000s, year 2003, 2010s
Place: san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
 290K
Deja Vu (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Called in to recover evidence in the aftermath of a horrific explosion on a New Orleans ferry, Federal agent Doug Carlin gets pulled away from the scene and taken to a top-secret government lab that uses a time-shifting surveillance device to help ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, terrorism, investigation, deja vu, changing the past or future, police investigation, danger, special agents, foreknowledge, twists & turns, shooting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
 98K
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 ⇓
31%
 3.8
 3K
Black Dawn (2005)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jonathan Cold returns, this time he goes Undercover to stop a group of Terrorists before they bomb Los Angeles.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, undercover, race against time, chase, secret agents, martial arts, nuclear bomb, car chase, hostages, crimes, hijacking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, amsterdam, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%