Movies and TV shows like Pioneer One

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Pioneer One (2010)
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Pioneer One (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Pioneer One is a 2010 American web series produced by Josh Bernhard and Bracey Smith. It has been funded purely through donations, and is the first series created for and released on BitTorrent networks.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: agent, terrorism, uncover truth, investigation, artifact, danger, satellite, confrontation with superior, politics, mars, outer space, space mission, life is a bitch, astronaut, government agency, state affairs, superior, superior officer, radiation, cosmonaut, national security, war
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, montana, ussr, soviet union, canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, tense and captivating films and TV series with plots about danger, investigation, crimes, state affairs, mystery, politics and society mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Mystery genres. Some movies like Pioneer One: Cult (2013), Eve of Destruction (2013), Coma (2012), American Odyssey (2015), Stitchers (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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
Plot: investigation, tv show, riddles and clues, amateur detective, media, danger, crimes, young heroes, youth, investigative journalism, mind control, missing brother
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Eve of Destruction (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: Two scientists attempt to discover a new unlimited energy resource, but their experiment is sabotaged by eco-terrorists. A black hole is then formed and could destroy the world ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: save the world, terrorism, experiment gone awry, escapades, danger, heroes, chaos, black hole, science runs amok, chaos and mayhem, catastrophe, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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Coma (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: A young medical student discovers that something sinister is going on in her hospital after routine procedures send more than a few seemingly healthy patients into comas on the operating table. Remake of Coma 1978.
Style: tense, serious, atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: medical student, hospital, uncover truth, workplace, mystery, woman in danger, doctors and patients, medical school, death, dishonesty, conspiracy, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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73%
American Odyssey (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In this "Traffic"-like action drama, an international conspiracy explodes when three strangers' lives unexpectedly collide - a female soldier, a corporate lawyer and a political activist.
Style: twists and turns, captivating, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: conspiracy, crimes, uncover truth, graphic violence, family relations, state affairs, society, danger, dishonesty, corporate crimes, left to die, military
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Stitchers (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A young woman is recruited into a secret government agency to be “stitched” into the minds of the recently deceased, using their memories to investigate murders.
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, light
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, special agents, crime, uncover truth, female protagonist, computer genius, murder investigation, secret government organization, supernatural, memory, scientist, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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67%
The Path to 9/11 (2006)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: The Path to 9/11 was a two-part miniseries that aired in the United States on ABC television from September 10 – 11, 2006, and also in other countries. The film dramatizes the 1993 World Trade Center bombing in New York City and the events leading ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: terrorism, white house, politics, danger, crimes, government agency, deadly, hijacking, dishonesty, state affairs, head of state, vice president ...
Time: september 11 2001, 21st century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, washington d.c.
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67%
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Strip Search (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Strip Search follows several parallel stories examining personal freedoms vs. national security in the aftermath of 9/11; two main subplots involve an American woman detained in China and an Arab man detained in New York City.
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, serious, realistic
Plot: terrorism, investigation, captivity, manipulation, life is a bitch, government agency, manipulations, confined, prison, interrogation, politics, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, usa
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66%
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Hysteria (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
TV show
Story: An investigative thriller about a haunted young doctor who is summoned back to her hometown to investigate an epidemic that may be linked to social media - and her own tragic past.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: plague, investigation, youth, doctors and patients, haunted by the past, computers and web, danger, society, hospital, social relations, strong female presence, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
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65%
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The First (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the first human mission to Mars, exploring the challenges of taking the first steps toward interplanetary colonization. The story focuses not only on the astronauts, but also on their families and loved ones, as well as the ground team on ...
Style: captivating, emotional, thought provoking, serious, sentimental
Plot: mars, astronaut, space colony, space mission, society, family relations, nasa, waiting, flying, astronomy, outer space, alien ...
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63%
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Ascension (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 231 min.
TV show
Story: In this three-part miniseries, a young woman's murder causes the subjects of a century-long mission to populate a new world to question the true nature of the project as they approach the point of no return.
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, twists and turns, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, space opera, social differences, space station, murder, survival, technology, science, murder mystery, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 50s, 1950s, 1960s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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
Plot: secret agents, heroic mission, politics, undercover, state affairs, heroes, vice president, spy, strong female presence, secret agent, daughter
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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62%
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Blue Eyes (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: High adrenaline Swedish political thriller from the creative talent behind Humans – An extreme right-wing party is heading towards its best election result when the chief of staff at the Justice Department disappears without a trace. Racism, ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: terrorism, politics, intrigue, political conspiracy, danger, crimes, state affairs, mystery, election, murder, corruption, election campaign ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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60%
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Do No Harm (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Do No Harm is an American drama that aired from January 31 through September 7, 2013, on NBC. The network placed a series order in May 2012. On November 12, 2012, NBC reduced its episode order for the series from 13 to 12 episodes, due to scheduling ...
Style: tense, realistic, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: dissociative identity disorder, split personality, hospital, doctor, neurosurgeon, workplace, patient, surgery, mental illness, doctors and patients, workplace situations, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
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Proof (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A brilliant surgeon searches for proof of life after death.
Style: enigmatic, psychological, captivating, tense, serious ...
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, reincarnation, mystery, family problems, uncover truth, unfulfillment, millionaire, research, death, strong female presence, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Complicit (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An MI5 officer's attempts to foil a possible terrorist plot are undermined by bureaucracy and moral dilemmas. Will he make the world a safer place or be complicit in making a tense situation even worse?
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: terrorism, secret agents, danger, undercover, government agency, moral dilemma, crimes
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, egypt
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Our Boys (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: Three Jewish teenagers are kidnapped and murdered by Hamas militants in the summer of 2014, leading to the retaliatory killing of 16-year-old Palestinian Muhammad Abu Khdeir and a conflict that forever changes the lives of Jews and Arabs alike.
Style: tense, realistic, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: investigation, murder, terrorism, who done it, evidence, interrogation, parents and children, crimes, law enforcement, haunted by the past, multiple suspects
Time: 2010s, contemporary
Place: jerusalem
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ReGenesis (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: ReGenesis is a Canadian television program produced by The Movie Network and Movie Central in conjunction with Shaftesbury Films. The series, which ran for four seasons, revolves around the scientists of NorBAC, a fictional organization with a lab ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: scientist, disease, save the world, investigation, virus, inventions and discoveries, heroes, global effort, genetic engineering, terrorism, plague, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, latin america, usa, mexico
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56%
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Wayward Pines (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Imagine the perfect American town... beautiful homes, manicured lawns, children playing safely in the streets. Now imagine never being able to leave. You have no communication with the outside world. You think you're going insane. You must be ...
Style: mind bending, tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful
Plot: small town, apocalypse, investigation, society, small town life, beast, danger, murder, confined, missing person, transformation, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, idaho
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55%
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Spin (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: The President of the French Republic, visiting Saint-Etienne in the Loire, in a striking plant dies, victim of a bomb attack. The political world is agitated: early presidential elections to be held within the next thirty-five days. There is no ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: politics, rivalry, campaign, head of state, political intrigue, workplace situations, ambition, media, rise to the top, blind ambition, workplace, state affairs
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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53%
Masters of Science Fiction (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Masters of Science Fiction is an American television anthology series by the same creators as Masters of Horror. The show debuted on ABC on August 4, 2007 at 10PM for a run of four episodes. It was originally scheduled to run in six parts, but two ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, anthology, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: supernatural, genetic engineering, danger, space and aliens, cure, mutant, nuclear, imaginary, death penalty, alien, satire, death sentence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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53%
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Outcasts (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Outcasts is a 2011 British television science-fiction drama serial, starring Liam Cunningham, Hermione Norris, Amy Manson, Daniel Mays, Jamie Bamber, Eric Mabius and Ashley Walters. It originally aired on BBC One, and BBC HD. It was broadcast in the ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, contemplative, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: space colony, mysterious planet, survival, distant planet, society, expedition, human nature, danger, chaos, hopes, isolation, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century
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53%
Temporarily Dead (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Israel
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Follows the life of five interns in a hospital, who trys to find out what happens in the after life. The five makes an experiments. They drive themselves into a clinical death and bring themselves back to life. After the Experiment, they realize ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, captivating, tense
Plot: hospital, supernatural, supernatural power, supernatural ability, danger, experiment gone awry, power relations, mystery, intern, buried truth, doctors and patients, experiment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel
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52%
Secrets and Lies (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Andrea Cornell is a tough, thorough Homicide Detective who leaves no stone unturned. Her unwavering dedication to her job makes her the most formidable opponent - or a highly valuable ally.
Style: captivating, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police investigation, murder, protagonist as suspect, murder mystery, family in crisis, who done it, family problems, uncover truth, investigation, law enforcement, family relations, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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52%
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Defying Gravity (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, UK, Germany
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Defying Gravity is a multi-nationally produced space travel television science fiction drama series which first aired on August 2, 2009 on ABC and CTV and was canceled in the autumn of 2009. Set in the year 2052, the series follows eight astronauts ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, futuristic, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, astronaut, space and aliens, space mission, top secret, spacecraft, friends, couple relations, friendship, space exploration, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century
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50%
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Believe (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Believe is about an unlikely relationship between a gifted young girl and a man sprung from prison who has been tasked with protecting her from the evil elements that hunt her power.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: telekinesis, protector, young heroes, heroes, ex convict, supernatural ability, danger, changing lives, good versus evil, imaginary, on the run, orphan ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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50%
 7.2
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The Whispers (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: We love to play games with our children. But what happens when someone else starts to play with them too? Someone we don't know. Can't see. Can't hear. In The Whispers, someone or something -- is manipulating the ones we love most to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, tense
Plot: youth, evil alien, danger, save the world, investigation, manipulation, race against time, naivete, murder, deception, kids in trouble, little girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 531
Mossad 101 (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Cadets from every level of Israeli society undergo intense training to join their country's elite, highly classified intelligence service, the Mossad. The series revolves around a secret Mossad compound called 'HaMidrasha', which is ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, undercover, government agency, state affairs, training, mossad, israeli, spy, rivalry, military training, secret agent
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Holy Ghost People (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On the trail of her missing sister, Charlotte enlists the help of Wayne, an ex-Marine and alcoholic, to infiltrate the Church of One Accord - a community of snake-handlers who risk their lives seeking salvation in the Holy Ghost.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: crimes, uncover truth, missing person, drugs/alcohol, rescue, danger, religions or cults, woman in danger, clergy, profanity, graphic violence, church ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Politician's Husband (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Aiden Hoynes is a senior cabinet minister who has always put his career before family, with the support of Freya, his devoted wife and mother to their two young children. But when Freya's own political career takes off and threatens to ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, tense, psychological ...
Plot: politics, betrayal, political intrigue, relationship vs career, ambition, family, state affairs, blind ambition, couples, husband wife relationship, career woman, politician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Mysterious Ways (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Declan Dunn has a fascination with mystical phenomena that began when he was buried under an avalanche and given up for dead. After he miraculously survived, he committed his life to investigating miracles and the absolute proof of their existence. ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious
Plot: miraculous event, investigation, uncover truth, haunted by the past, supernatural, paranormal activity, supernatural ability, mystery, research, psychiatrist, partners, back from the dead ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa
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48%