Movies and TV shows like Sleepers 2017

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Sleepers (2017)
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Sleepers (2017)
Original name: Спящие
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 special services managed to expose the complex and dangerous combination of their overseas opponents. "Sleeping" is a program of foreign intelligence services, involving the use of agents previously implemented in governing bodies and large business, awaiting a command for active actions in "sleep mode". Only a few veterans who created the network know about the program. Against the backdrop of the interstate crisis, the Sleeping program is resuming.
Style: thought provoking, tense, disturbing, surprise ending, rough, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: cia agent, spy, cia, agent, killer, investigation, politics, law enforcement, officer, police officer, terrorist attack, danger, friendship, corruption, hostage, abduction, lovers, summer, rally, blogger, hopes, night, country, target, general ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia, middle east, europe, north africa

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Most similar movies to Sleepers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, tense, realistic and suspense films and TV series with plots about danger, investigation, spy, murder, crimes, law enforcement and cia mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Sleepers: Cybergeddon (2012), Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan (2018), Berlin Station (2016), Messiah (2020), State of Affairs (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Cybergeddon (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: Cybergeddon follows the story of agent Chloe Jocelyn as she investigates a slew of seemingly unrelated cyber attacks with fellow agent Frank Parker and incarcerated master hacker Chase Rabbit Rosen. Chloe and her team must crack the worldwide ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, tense ...
Plot: special agents, hacker, cyberspace, apocalypse, fbi, danger, frame up, terrorism, chaos, crimes, chases and races, agent as target ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When CIA analyst Jack Ryan stumbles upon a suspicious series of bank transfers his search for answers pulls him from the safety of his desk job and catapults him into a deadly game of cat and mouse throughout Europe and the Middle East, with a ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, captivating, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, terrorism, agent, espionage, investigation, conspiracy, danger, shooting, intelligence, cia agent, outsmarting, ex marine ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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
Plot: cia, secret service, spy, whistleblower, undercover, crimes, partners, government official, partners against crime, terrorism, politician, law enforcement ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 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: captivating, disturbing, psychological, suspense
Plot: cia, prophet, messiah, isis, cia agent, religion, jesus christ, jesus, politics, disorder, media, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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State of Affairs (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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
Plot: cia, politics, national security, spies, workplace situations, usa president, state affairs, dead son, white house, female protagonist, death, spy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.2
 4K
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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64%
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 3K
Traitors (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: 1945 London. Feef is seduced by a rogue American spy into spying on her own country. Her task? To uncover a Russian agent in the heart of the British Government.
Plot: spy, cia agent, lovers, stockings, civil servant, bridge, women's rights, train, typewriter, cold war, female boss, member of parliament ...
Place: london
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62%
 7.1
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The Courier (2020)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Cold War spy Greville Wynne and his Russian source try to put an end to the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Style: tense, captivating, microfilm
Plot: mi6, cold war, cia, prospector, spy, russian spy, espionage, interrogation, secret agents, agent, spy hero, spy mission ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 50s, 1950s
Place: russia, london, ussr, soviet union, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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I Know Who You Are (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: A man ends up in hospital after a car accident. He does not remember his name, but it is soon discovered he is a famous attorney. To make things worse, the police start to suspect him of having murdered his missing niece.
Style: exciting, realistic, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: amnesia, disappearance, car accident, lawyer, niece, investigation, danger, family relations, memory, police, murder
Time: contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 8.3
 5K
Vagabond (2019)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Stuntman Cha Dal-geon gets involved in a tragic airplane crash and ends up discovering a national corruption scandal in the process. Go Hae-ri, the oldest daughter of a deceased marine, decides to work for the National Intelligence Service as a ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, sincere
Plot: agent, corruption, revenge, stuntman, plane crash, dishonesty, government, airplane accident, danger, murder, friendship, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Teenage Bank Heist (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Cassie works as a teller at the bank where her mother is the branch manager. When the bank is robbed, Cassie is taken hostage. She soon finds out that the bank robbers are teenage girls, one of whom is her best friend, Abbie. In this propulsive real ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, investigation, danger, confined, track down, race against time, on the run, friendship, parents and children, crimes, abduction, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Kidnapping of the President (1980)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A South American quasi-revolutionary/guerilla/terrorist and a misled, admiring girl compatriot manage to kidnap the U.S. President during a diplomatic visit to Toronto. With a nondescript armored truck, crudely yet somehow elaborately rigged with ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, hostage, armored car, rescue, race against time, head of state, danger, crimes, secret agents, law enforcement, explosive ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Damascus Cover (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A spy navigates the precarious terrain of love and survival during an undercover mission in Syria.
Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spy, mission, adaptation, adventure, deadly, danger, martial arts, life is a bitch, lone hero, female nudity, justice, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, year 1989
Place: syria, united kingdom, west germany, middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.7
 1K
Good Cop (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A dutiful Liverpool beat cop discovers what he is truly capable of after his partner is brutally murdered in a targeted attack by a local gang.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, rough ...
Plot: loss of friend, crimes, rivalry, police, life turned upside down, vigilantism, law enforcement, revenge, investigation, murder, danger, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Ipcress File (1965)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This espionage thriller represents a landmark in spy movies introducing the sly, dry intelligence agent Harry Palmer. The story, centers on Palmer's investigation into British Intelligence security. He's soon enmeshed in a world of ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Salamander (1981)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An Italian policeman investigates a series of murders involving people in prominent positions. Left behind at each murder scene is a drawing of a salamander. The policeman begins to suspect these murders are linked to a plot to seize control of the ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, enigmatic, captivating ...
Plot: murder, politics, police investigation, political conspiracy, political intrigue, crimes, crime, danger, mystery, political corruption, state affairs, society ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Agent Hamilton (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Lithuania
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Carl Hamilton has just returned to Sweden after many years of secret education in the US when Stockholm is shaken by a series of terrorist attacks. Hamilton is assigned to assist the Swedish intelligence service in their pursuit of the guilty, but ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, suspenseful
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Last Weekend (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Ian (Shaun Evans) and Em (Claire Keelan) receive a surprise invitation from an old friend. Ollie (Rupert Penry-Jones) invites the couple to spend a weekend in the Suffolk countryside with him and Daisy (Genevieve O'Reilly). The couples expect ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: rivalry, couples, friendship, death, revenge, murder, countryside, under the surface, golf, weekend, vacation
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Lost Angel (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Slight off-balance police inspector Palmer (Alison Eastwood) works with Father Brian (Judd Nelson) to solve for a religion-based killer, while she deals with her teen-aged goth sister.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, crucifix, danger, investigation, law enforcement, dealing with death, deadly, crimes, mystery, murder, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Fourth Protocol (1987)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Plan Aurora, led by Kim Philby is a plan that breaches the top-secret Fourth Protocol and turns the fears that shaped it into a living nightmare. A crack Soviet agent, placed under cover in a quiet English country town, begins to assemble a nuclear ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
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53%
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Sequestered (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A jury is sequestered in a hotel while deliberating a court case with massive implications.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, legal investigation, crimes, confined, legal, law enforcement, dishonesty, murder trial, jury, isolation, hotel, conspiracy
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 2K
Undercovers (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Five years after leaving the CIA to open a catering company, Steven and Samantha Bloom are recruited back into the agency by Carlton Shaw. They take on special missions the average agent cannot handle. Having made a pact to never discuss their pasts ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, working undercover, undercover, escapades, danger, partners, couple relations, disorder, couples, cia, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Field of Blood (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of Denise Mina's thriller set in 1982. When the story of a murder has huge implications for her family, newspaper copy boy Paddy Meehan battles prejudices to get to the truth. As she inches closer to revealing the truth, her ...
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: journalism, investigation, uncover truth, murder, ambition, crimes, workplace, deadly, media, danger, society, strong female presence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Aim High (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A web series centered around a high school student with a double life as a teenage spy.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: double life, teenager, high school, secret agents, spy, working undercover, youth, heroes, social relations, danger, undercover, top secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.5
 2K
The Assets (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: 1985 serves as the backdrop to the final showdown of the Cold War when Sandy and her partner Jeanne Vertefeuille vowed to find the mole that would turn out to be the most notorious traitor in US History, Aldrich Ames. Sandy is in a race against time ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, based on true events
Plot: cold war, cia, espionage, top secret, communism, secret agents, kgb, spy, double agent, investigation, political intrigue, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 1880s
Place: usa, soviet union, ussr, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.5
 48
Pied Piper (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Drama series follows a police crisis negotiation team as they try to solve cases without using force. The police crisis negotiation team works on such cases like attempted suicides, hostage situations and terror situations.
Style: semi serious, intense, suspenseful, psychological, emotional
Plot: betrayal, police investigation, death of parents, death of parent, loss of parent, policewoman, investigative, loss of parents, investigation, revenge, friendship, guilt
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Troubled Waters (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Intrepid FBI agent Beck, assigned to solve the case of a multimillionaire couple's missing daughter. As clues begin to reveal themselves, Beck draws an explosive line connecting the kidnapper and the girl's mother -- and brings to light ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, riddles and clues, supernatural ability, missing child, infidelity, who done it, danger, deadly, race against time, supernatural, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Extremely Dangerous (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Extremely Dangerous is a 1999 four part series for ITV starring Sean Bean as an ex-National Criminal Intelligence Service undercover agent convicted of the brutal murder of his wife and child who goes on the run to try and clear his name. He sets ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: on the run, murder, innocent, dishonesty, law enforcement, witnessing a crime, manhunt, protagonist as suspect, crimes, intrigue, fugitives, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
A Good Day to Die Hard (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Iconoclastic, take-no-prisoners cop John McClane, finds himself for the first time on foreign soil after traveling to Moscow to help his wayward son Jack - unaware that Jack is really a highly-trained CIA operative out to stop a nuclear weapons ...
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cia, car chase, danger, heroes, agent, escape, bomb, one man army, partners against crime, save the day, heroic mission, snitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: russia, moscow russia, langley virginia, new york, chernobyl
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%