Movies and TV shows like Messiah

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Messiah (2020)
 7.6
 40K
Messiah (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A wary CIA officer investigates a charismatic man who sparks a spiritual movement and stirs political unrest. Who exactly is he? And what does he want?
Style: psychological, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Plot: cia, prophet, messiah, isis, cia agent, religion, jesus christ, jesus, politics, investigation, society, media, disorder, police, obsession, danger, faith, middle east conflict, preacher, netflix, widow, reverend
Time: contemporary
Place: middle east, israel

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, suspense, suspenseful and captivating films and TV series with plots about danger, investigation, crimes, society, cia, murder and youth mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Messiah: Condor (2018), Face to Face (2019), The Path (2016), The Honourable Woman (2014), Pine Gap (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Condor (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Young CIA analyst Joe Turner has his idealism tested when he learns that the CIA has been using an algorithm he developed to spy on American citizens, leading the organization to a terrorist plot that threatens the lives of millions. Inspired by ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, twists and turns, political thriller
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, government conspiracy, murder, investigation, crimes, danger, weapons, fight scenes, twists & turns, dialogue, gunfight, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Face to Face (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bjørn investigates the killing of his daughter. People around him believe she might have committed suicide, but he doesn't accept that. Both the stakes and the suspense rise relentlessly as Bjørn inches closer to the truth.
Style: suspense, psychological, disturbing, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, death of daughter, murder, police, obsession, vengeance, danger, life is a bitch, crimes, disorder, secret, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary
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The Path (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Path explores the unknown and mysterious world of the cult-like Meyerist Movement in upstate New York. At the center of the movement lies Eddie, a conflicted husband; Sarah, his devoted wife; and Cal, an ambitious leader. We follow each as they ...
Style: biblical, suspense, thought provoking, melancholic, psychological
Plot: cult, religious sect, faith, religious cult, sect, belief, religion, identity crisis, manipulation, meaning of life, deception, social problems ...
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The Honourable Woman (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Nessa Stein, the daughter of a Zionist arms procurer who as a child witnessed his assassination. Now an adult, Nessa inherits her father's company and changes course from supplying arms to laying data cabling networks between Israel and the ...
Style: captivating, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, powerful corporation, political unrest, state affairs, political intrigue, muslim, family relations, undercover, secret service, mistrust, espionage, charity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, england, israel, usa, palestinian authority ...
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 7.2
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Pine Gap (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: A team of talented Australian and American intelligence analysts work together to ensure global stability in one of the world's most important and secretive joint intelligence facilities... Pine Gap. But the relationship between the Australian ...
Style: political, captivating, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Plot: intelligence agency, intelligence, intrigue, politics, spy, top secret, satellite, agent, cia, television, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, south australia, adelaide south australia
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 6.5
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Briarpatch (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Dogged investigator Allegra Dill returns to her border-town Texas home after her sister is murdered. What begins as a search for a killer turns into an all-consuming fight to bring her corrupt hometown to its knees.
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: murder investigation, murder, corrupt police, corruption, police corruption, police, gun, car bomb, policewoman, danger, violence, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
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Sleepers (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Russia
TV show
Story: The film's plot unfolds in 2013 during a period of aggravation of the situation in the Middle East and North Africa, the complication of the foreign policy situation in Europe and covers the events of several weeks, during which the Russian ...
Style: thought provoking, tense, disturbing, surprise ending, rough ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia, middle east, north africa, europe
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La caza. Monteperdido (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: The unsolved case of two girls who disappeared from the Pyrenee town of Monteperdido five years ago is reopened when one of them reappears.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
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 7.2
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Allegiance (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Alex O'Connor, a young idealistic CIA analyst specializing in Russian affairs, learns a shocking secret and his close-knit, affluent family is about to be split apart when it's revealed that his parents, Mark and Katya, are covert Russian ...
Style: suspense, tense, bleak, twists and turns
Plot: cia, spy, kgb, undercover, russian spy, secret agents, devotion, loyalty, working undercover, government agency, conspiracy, russian ...
Place: russia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
State of Affairs (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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Story: Each day the President is faced with dozens of life and death decisions, and to prioritize the biggest international crises facing the country, one top CIA analyst - Charleston Tucker - assembles the President's Daily Briefing. This list of ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: family outing
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Berlin Station (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A contemporary spy series that follows Daniel Miller, an undercover agent at the CIA station in Berlin, Germany.
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
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 8.3
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Homeland (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: CIA officer Carrie Mathison is tops in her field despite being bipolar, which makes her volatile and unpredictable. With the help of her long-time mentor Saul Berenson, Carrie fearlessly risks everything, including her personal well-being and even ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: cia, terrorism, espionage, top secret, explosion, investigation, danger, government agency, surveillance, spy, treason, terrorist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.1
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Cult (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After a rash of disappearances and a likely murder, an inquisitive, young female production assistant on a wildly popular television show called Cult joins a journalist blogger in investigating the rabid fans of the series who might be re-creating ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
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Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Thou Shalt Not Kill (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Stubborn and determined detective Valeria Ferro endeavors to solve the challenging puzzle behind crimes motivated by jealousy, vendettas and repressed anger to seek the truth and justice. All as she struggles with her own demons and the phantoms of ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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The Enemy Within (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Erica Shepherd is a brilliant former CIA operative, now known as the most notorious traitor in American history serving life in a Supermax prison. Against every fiber of his being but with nowhere else to turn, FBI Agent Will Keaton enlists Shepherd ...
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Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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TV show
Story: Miracles is an American drama television program starring Skeet Ulrich and Angus Macfadyen. Created by Richard Hatem and Michael Petroni, the series has sometimes been dubbed a "spiritual version of The X-Files" by its creators. Following ...
Style: serious, scary, enigmatic, disturbing, dark fantasy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
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Hysteria (2014)
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Truth Be Told (2019)
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The Wall (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Story: Fermont: A remote mining colony in the endless frozen hell that is Canada's far North. The body of a young exotic dancer is found and the Quebec City police sends one of their toughest, most experienced detectives to investigate. Céline sure ...
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Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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Games People Play (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Three ambitious women navigate the highly competitive world of professional sports.
Style: psychological, captivating, sincere, disturbing
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Designated Survivor (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Tom Kirkman, a low-level cabinet member is suddenly appointed President of the United States after a catastrophic attack during the State of the Union kills everyone above him in the Presidential line of succession.
Style: exciting, tense, twists and turns, captivating, suspenseful ...
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The Body (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Israel, Germany
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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TV show
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Bottom of the World (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
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Story: A mysterious disappearance of a young woman leads her boyfriend on a journey for truth and perhaps his own unknown reality in this dark, hypnotic mystery that transcends the limitations of traditional narrative.
Style: disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
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Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
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Story: Haunted by visions after her sister vanished with her classmates 21 years before, Astrid begins an investigation that uncovers the dark, eerie truth.
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
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Genre: Drama, Thriller
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TV show
Story: Lukas Franke finds himself a victim of a hacking attack, his online information altered to implicate him as having masterminded a cyber-attack on Berlin resulting in a city-wide blackout. Suspected as a terrorist, Lukas scrambles to find out why ...
Style: tense, disturbing, captivating, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
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Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.4
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Kissing Game (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Brazil
TV show
Story: At a high school in a rural, isolated ranching community, families panic when teens contract a mysterious "kissing disease" that quickly spreads.
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, sexy, suspenseful ...
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Two federal agents from two different continents, and two different mindsets, must work together to investigate when wreckage from a destroyed alien spacecraft has mysterious effects on humankind.
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