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Dark Web: Cicada 3301 (2021)
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Dark Web: Cicada 3301 (2021)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Genius hacker Connor discovers Cicada 3301, an online treasure hunt that could be a recruiting tool for a secret society. Soon Conner, art-expert friend Avi, and secretive librarian Gwen are dashing from graffiti sites to ancient libraries to uncover real-world clues. But they must outrun aggressive NSA agents, also hot on the trail of Cicada, who want the glory for themselves.
Style: intellectual, thought provoking, enigmatic, exciting, captivating
Plot: riddles and clues, intelligence, computer hacker, computers and web, computer game, genius, computer nerd, computer cracker, hacker, quest, puzzle, conundrum, cybercrime, cybernetics, computer, secret, mystery, decision, unsolved mystery, boy genius, computer expert, computer genius, geek, master criminal

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, realistic and captivating films with plots about chase, crimes, danger, hacker, murder, gun and rivalry mostly in Thriller, Action and Comedy genres. Some movies like Dark Web: Cicada 3301: The Throwaways (2015), Scorpion (2014), Final Frequency (2021), Blackhat (2015), Terminal Entry (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Throwaways (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Notorious hacker Drew Reynolds is captured by the CIA and given a proposition - work for them or spend the rest of his life in prison. Agreeing on the condition that he can form his own team, he puts together a group of "throwaways" - the ...
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Scorpion (2014)
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Final Frequency (2021)
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Duration: 91 min.
Story: A PhD student investigates unusual seismic activity in Los Angeles, leading to a cabal of elitist scientists, who plan to weaponize Nikola Tesla's most secret research to manipulate thought patterns and earthquakes.
Style: tense, intellectual, exciting, clever, thought provoking ...
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Blackhat (2015)
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Story: A man is released from prison to help American and Chinese authorities pursue a mysterious cyber criminal. The dangerous search leads them from Chicago to Hong Kong.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Terminal Entry (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Norway, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The USA is attacked by a large group of well organized terrorists who communicate through a computer network via satellite. A bunch of highschool kids has hacked the password and gained access. Believing it's a game they unknowingly cause ...
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True Lies (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Harry Tasker is a secret agent for the United States Government. For years, he has kept his job from his wife, but is forced to reveal his identity and try to stop nuclear terrorists when he and his wife are kidnapped by them.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, intense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s, 20th century, twentieth century, 1990s, year 1994 ...
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Style: captivating, exciting, tense, suspense, surprise ending ...
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Story: Trapped in a Elite School which a gang of criminals has seized control, a young troublemaker fights a cat and mouse battle from inside.
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Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Infinite (2021)
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Duration: 106 min.
Story: Evan McCauley has skills he never learned and memories of places he has never visited. Self-medicated and on the brink of a mental breakdown, a secret group that call themselves “Infinites” come to his rescue, revealing that his memories are ...
Style: enigmatic, tense, captivating, psychotronic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Swordfish (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
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Duration: 99 min.
Story: Rogue agent Gabriel Shear is determined to get his mitts on $9 billion stashed in a secret Drug Enforcement Administration account. He wants the cash to fight terrorism, but lacks the computer skills necessary to hack into the government mainframe. ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, sexy, suspense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.2
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Hackers (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
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Duration: 105 min.
Story: Along with his new friends, a teenager who was arrested by the US Secret Service and banned from using a computer for writing a computer virus discovers a plot by a nefarious hacker, but they must use their computer skills to find the evidence while ...
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Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1988, 1990s, year 1995 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.6
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Bloody Hell (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man with a mysterious past flees the country to escape his own personal hell... only to arrive somewhere much worse. In an effort to survive this new horror, he turns to his personified conscience.
Style: captivating, mystical, suspense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: complex, intellectual, exciting, captivating, enigmatic ...
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Genre: Action, Thriller
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Story: Hotshot Washington lawyer, Robert Dean becomes a victim of high-tech identity theft when a hacker slips an incriminating video into his pocket. Soon, a rogue National Security agent sets out to recover the tape – and destroy Dean.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Story: A group of eccentric assassins are fed up with Gunther, the world's greatest hitman, and decide to kill him – but their plan turns into a series of bungled encounters as Gunther seems to always be one step ahead.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Johnny Mnemonic (1995)
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48%
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45%
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Story: Many years after her notorious husband, Henry Fool, fled after killing a neighbor, Fay Grim receives a visit from CIA agent Fulbright, who tells her that Henry is dead, but that some of his journals have been unearthed in France. She sets forth on a ...
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Style: serious, exciting, tense, captivating, rough ...
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