Movies like Absolute Power

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Absolute Power (1997)
 6.7
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Absolute Power (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A master thief coincidentally is robbing a house where a murder in which the President of The United States is involved occurs in front of his eyes. He is forced to run yet may hold evidence that could convict the President. A political thriller from and starring Clint Eastwood and based on a novel by David Baldacci.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, intense, serious, realistic, neo noir, sexy, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: secret service, crimes, political conspiracy, murder mystery, political corruption, assassination, justice, usa president, witnessing a crime, politics, conspiracy, investigation, white house, family relations, father daughter relationship, state affairs, uncover truth, dishonesty, murder, heist, corruption, crimes of passion, secret service agent, revenge, hitman ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa

Most similar movies to Absolute Power

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, serious and realistic films with plots about chase, murder, crimes, corruption, runaway, gun and violence mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Absolute Power: Murder at 1600 (1997), The Double (2011), State of Play (2009), Enemy of the State (1998), No Way Out (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Murder at 1600 (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A secretary is found dead in a White House bathroom during an international crisis, and Detective Harlan Regis is in charge of the investigation. Despite resistance from the Secret Service, Regis partners with agent Nina Chance. As political ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, rough, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: conspiracy, secret service, politics, investigation, murder, crimes, white house, corruption, president, love affair, state affairs, murder mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa, asia, korea, north korea
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100%
 5.9
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The Double (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The mysterious murder of a US senator bearing the distinctive trademark of the legendary Soviet assassin 'Cassius', forces retired CIA operative, Paul Shepherson to team with rookie FBI agent, Ben Geary to solve the crime. Having spent ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, intense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: double agent, spy, assassination, investigation, cia, crimes, special agents, espionage, ex law enforcer, hunt down, haunted by the past, friendship between men ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1988, 80s
Place: usa, russia, washington d.c., paris france, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 152K
State of Play (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Handsome, unflappable U.S. Congressman Stephen Collins is the future of his political party: an honorable appointee who serves as the chairman of a committee overseeing defense spending. All eyes are upon the rising star to be his party's ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, political ...
Plot: political conspiracy, journalism, conspiracy, politics, newspaper, corruption, reporter, assassination, spy, crimes, investigation, assassin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Enemy of the State (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
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.
Style: tense, clever, suspense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, conspiracy, political conspiracy, fighting the system, uncover truth, espionage, satellite, cia, manhunt, intelligence, lawyer, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., maryland, baltimore, usa, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.1
 40K
No Way Out (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Navy Lt. Tom Farrell meets a young woman, Susan Atwell , and they share a passionate fling. Farrell then finds out that his superior, Defense Secretary David Brice, is also romantically involved with Atwell. When the young woman turns up dead, ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, neo noir, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, murder, conspiracy, political corruption, mystery, spy, military, crimes, espionage, cold war, witnessing a crime, kgb ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., pentagon, usa, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 155K
Dirty Harry (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a madman dubbed 'Scorpio' terrorizes San Francisco, hard-nosed cop, Harry Callahan – famous for his take-no-prisoners approach to law enforcement – is tasked with hunting down the psychopath. Harry eventually collars Scorpio in ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police, crimes, gunfight, tough law enforcer, against the rules, psychopath, police detective, female nudity, investigation, police officer, gangsters ...
Time: 70s, year 1971, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 332K
Shooter (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A marksman living in exile is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the president. Ultimately double-crossed and framed for the attempt, he goes on the run to track the real killer and find out who exactly set him up, and why.
Style: intense, exciting, serious, realistic, political ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, fbi, conspiracy, corruption, one man army, swat team, false accusation, frame up, military, u.s. president, cover up, patriotism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: virginia, philadelphia, iraq, boston, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Parallax View (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ambitious reporter, investigating a senator's assassination, realizes witnesses to the shooting are systematically dying and discovers a multi-million dollar corporation which serves as a front for the recruitment of political assassins.
Style: disturbing, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: politics, conspiracy, corruption, investigation, reporter, murder, assassination, political conspiracy, media, political corruption, journalism, senator ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: seattle, los angeles, latin america, washington state, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Pelican Brief (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Two Supreme Court Justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everybody else wants her dead.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, exciting, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: political conspiracy, investigation, state affairs, politics, conspiracy, fbi, murder, political corruption, lawyer, secret service, corruption, courtroom ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century
Place: new orleans, washington d.c., new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.7
 5K
Prime Cut (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Chicago mob enforcer is sent to Kansas City to settle a debt with a cattle rancher who not only grinds his enemies into sausage, but sells women as sex slaves.
Style: tense, serious, exciting, sexy, suspense ...
Plot: gangsters, chase, murder, crimes, violence, gang, vengeance, mafia, slaughterhouse, small community, collector, rape victim ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, kansas, kansas city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 109K
Run All Night (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Brooklyn mobster and prolific hit man Jimmy Conlon has seen better days. Longtime best friend of a mob boss, Jimmy is haunted by the sins of his past—as well as a dogged police detective who’s been one step behind Jimmy for 30 years. But when ...
Style: suspenseful, intense, stylized, neo noir, tense ...
Plot: gangsters, hitman, on the run, murder, redemption, manhunt, crimes, assassin, father son relationship, organized crime, brutality, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 292K
The Fugitive (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Wrongfully accused of murdering his wife, Richard Kimble escapes from the law in an attempt to find her killer and clear his name. Pursuing him is a team of U.S. marshals led by Deputy Samuel Gerard, a determined detective who will not rest until ...
Style: suspenseful, neo noir, twists and turns, suspense, cerebral ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: on the run, betrayal, fugitives, escape, conspiracy, manhunt, framed for murder, frame up, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, escapades, hospital ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.4
 10K
The Package (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Experienced Green Beret sergeant Johnny Gallagher is escorting a prisoner, Airborne Ranger Thomas Boyette, back to the US, but Boyette escapes and Gallagher must risk life and limb to catch him.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, conspiracy, hitman, investigation, soldier, sergeant, prisoner, airport, spy, cold war, politics, government agency ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, chicago illinois, washington d.c., berlin germany, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
In the Line of Fire (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Veteran Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan is a man haunted by his failure to save President Kennedy while serving protection detail in Dallas. Thirty years later, a man calling himself "Booth" threatens the life of the current President, ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, intense, political ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret service, obsession, bodyguard, gunfight, election, assassination attempt, usa president, terrorism, assassination of president, assassin, espionage, conspiracy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., california, los angeles, usa, phoenix arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.1
 80K
Broken City (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In a broken city rife with injustice, ex-cop Billy Taggart seeks redemption and revenge after being double-crossed and then framed by its most powerful figure, the mayor. Billy's relentless pursuit of justice, matched only by his streetwise ...
Style: rough, twists and turns, suspenseful, neo noir, political ...
Plot: private detective, conspiracy, investigation, revenge, infidelity, betrayal, politics, political corruption, crimes, mayor, lawyer, surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, new orleans, new jersey, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Boiling Point (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Red is an aging scam-artist who's just been released from prison together with Ronnie, a young and not-so-bright hoodlum who is easily manipulated. Their new business is to organize fake-money sales and then kill the buyer to take his money; ...
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover cop, prison, murder, redemption, undercover, vengeance, crimes, organized crime, investigation, working undercover, master criminal, track down ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The French Connection (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Tough narcotics detective 'Popeye' Doyle is in hot pursuit of a suave French drug dealer who may be the key to a huge heroin-smuggling operation.
Style: atmospheric, tense, realistic, breathtaking, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, heroin, gangsters, drug lord, drugs, drug smuggling, drug dealer, smuggling, investigation, police, corruption, car ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, marseille, brooklyn new york city, new jersey, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.6
 45K
Sudden Impact (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When a young rape victim takes justice into her own hands and becomes a serial killer, it's up to Dirty Harry Callahan, on suspension from the SFPD, to bring her to justice.
Style: harsh, intense, exciting, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, rape and revenge, serial killer, rape, chase, police investigation, crimes, justice, murder, car chase, vengeance, police corruption ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa, las vegas, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 5.6
 56K
Wild Card (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal skills and a gambling problem gets in trouble with the mob, he has one last play… and it's all or nothing.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, brutal, intense, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, gangsters, crimes, brutality, tough heroes, greed, betrayal, violence, redemption, bodyguard, dishonesty, lone wolves ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, new orleans, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Shadow Conspiracy (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bobby Bishop (Sheen) is a special assistant to the President of the United States. Accidentally, he meets his friend professor Pochenko on the street. Pochenko has time to tell Bishop about some conspiracy in the White House but then immediately ...
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, suspenseful, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political conspiracy, conspiracy, betrayal, on the run, assassination, corruption, politics, political corruption, crimes, intrigue, witnessing a crime, life turned upside down ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 37K
Heist (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Joe Moore has a job he loves. He's a thief. His job goes sour when he gets caught on security camera tape. His fence, Bergman reneges on the money he's owed, and his wife may be betraying him with the fence's young lieutenant. Moore ...
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, gunfight, blackmail, crimes, gang, cons and scams, gold, mastermind, money, organized crime, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 50K
The Sentinel (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A secret service agent is framed as the mole in an assassination attempt on the president. He must clear his name and foil another assassination attempt while on the run from a relentless FBI agent.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, intense, rough, sexy ...
Plot: secret service, frame up, investigation, conspiracy, assassination, espionage, spy, on the run, blackmail, double agent, uncover truth, special agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Clear and Present Danger (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, political, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, conspiracy, sniper, cia, espionage, drug cartel, ambush, politics, president, mercenary, assassination, violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: colombia, usa, washington d.c., panama, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 43K
Nick of Time (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gene Watson is a public accountant who arrives on a train at Union Station in Los Angeles, accompanied by his 6-year-old daughter Lynn. Because of his ordinary looks, he is approached by a pair of sinister people named Smith and Jones.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious ...
Plot: assassination, kidnapping, race against time, conspiracy theory, conspiracy, accountant, hostage, murder, politics, terrorism, one day, assassination plot ...
Time: 90s, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.5
 32K
Spartan (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: U.S. government agent Scott is assigned to rescue the daughter of a high-ranking government official. As willing as he is to bend the rules to get things done, though, Scott is shocked to find that others are willing to go even further to protect a ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, intense, twists and turns, rough ...
Plot: kidnapping, secret service, spy, espionage, investigation, politics, missing person, secret agents, political conspiracy, conspiracy, rescue, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
Place: london, usa, harvard university, boston, dubai
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 23K
The Gauntlet (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Phoenix cop Ben Shockley is well on his way to becoming a derelict when he is assigned to transport a witness named Gus Mally from Vegas. Mally turns out to be a belligerent prostitute with mob ties and incriminating information regarding a ...
Style: road movie, exciting, suspense, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, police corruption, organized crime, motorcycle, hitman, sniper, tough cop, corrupt official, on the road, crimes, biker, motorcycle chase ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, phoenix arizona, san francisco, usa, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 36K
True Crime (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Boozer, skirt chaser, careless father. You could create your own list of reporter Steve Everett's faults but there's no time. A San Quentin Death Row prisoner is slated to die at midnight – a man Everett has suddenly realized is innocent.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, serious, tense ...
Plot: death sentence, death row, crimes, investigation, race against time, lawyer, false accusation, prison, journalism, uncover truth, journal, reporter ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, oakland california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A fearless Secret Service agent will stop at nothing to bring down the counterfeiter who killed his partner.
Style: neo noir, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, revenge, secret service, murder, police investigation, crimes, vengeance, law enforcement, gangsters, hitman, organized crime, loss of friend ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 74K
Mercury Rising (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Renegade FBI agent Art Jeffries protects a nine-year-old autistic boy who has cracked the government's new "unbreakable" code.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns, intense, rough ...
Audience: kids
Plot: autism, conspiracy, secret service, child in peril, fbi, assassin, assassination, murder, paranoia, code, gunfight, spy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: bangkok thailand, south dakota, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Company Business (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An aging agent is called back by "the Company" to run a hostage trade of a Soviet spy for an American agent.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, cold war, conspiracy, gay bar, cia, hostage, kgb, mole, secret agents, assassination attempt, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, germany, east berlin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%