Movies and TV shows like Alias

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Alias (2001)
 7.6
 50K
Alias (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Sydney Bristow, an agent who has been tricked to believe she is working for the U.S. government, is actually working for a criminal organization named the Alliance of Twelve. Upon learning this, Sydney becomes a double agent for the real CIA.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating, stylized
Audience: teens, boys' night, teen drama
Plot: female spy, cia, double agent, secret identity, working undercover, secret agents, spy, double life, martial arts, espionage, young woman, betrayal, deception, female protagonist, crimes, lovers, parents and children, escapades, state affairs, heroic mission, student, torture, undercover, prophecy, gadget ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california

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Most similar movies to Alias

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, exciting, serious and realistic films and TV series with plots about danger, undercover, chases and races, secret agents, spy, espionage and cia mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Alias: Nikita (2010), Covert Affairs (2010), Burn Notice (2007), 24 (2001), Intelligence (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
 51K
Nikita (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Nikita will stop at nothing to expose and destroy Division, the secret U.S. agency who trained her as a spy and assassin.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female spy, female killer, female assassin, tough girl, secret government organization, hitman, spy, mole, heroine, double life, taekwondo, secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
96%
 7.3
 29K
Covert Affairs (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A young CIA operative, Annie Walker, is mysteriously summoned to headquarters for duty as a field operative. While Annie believes she's been promoted for her exceptional linguistic skills, there may be something or someone from her past that ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, double life, cia, secret agents, female spy, blind character, state affairs, undercover, workplace, mission gone awry, characters in danger, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 8.0
 73K
Burn Notice (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A formerly blacklisted spy uses his unique skills and training to help people in desperate situations.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, adventure, uncover truth, starting over, peril, new job, gadget, ex law enforcer, lifestyle change, secret agents, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 8.4
 183K
24 (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: 24 is an American television series produced for the Fox network and syndicated worldwide, starring Kiefer Sutherland as Counter Terrorist Unit agent Jack Bauer. Each 24-episode season covers 24 hours in the life of Bauer, using the real time method ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, stylized, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist plot, government agency, special agents, terrorism, terrorist, secret service, race against time, double agent, revenge, heroes, president, mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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 6.8
 20K
Intelligence (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A drama centered on a high-tech intelligence operative who is enhanced with a super-computer microchip in his brain, and the director of the elite government cyber-security agency who supports him.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hi-tech, government agency, computers and web, heroes, life risking, fellow agent, secret agents, computer system, resourceful, working undercover, intelligence, computer genius ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 9K
Hunted (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Samantha Hunter suspects someone within the private intelligence agency she works at tried to kill her and she seeks to uncover the person behind it.
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, twists and turns, exciting ...
Plot: female spy, undercover, agent as target, who to trust, coworker, dishonesty, betrayal, haunted by the past, intelligence agency, assassination attempt, squad, top secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 335K
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, investigation, government agency, surveillance, spy, counter terrorism, treason, terrorist, supportive coworker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, usa, virginia, iraq, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 136K
Chuck (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Chuck is an American action-comedy/spy-drama television series created by Josh Schwartz and Chris Fedak. The series is about an "average computer-whiz-next-door" named Chuck, played by Zachary Levi, who receives an encoded e-mail from an ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: secret agents, geek, double life, cia, undercover, peril, enemy, espionage, misfit, buddies, dishonesty, lifestyle change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France, Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bourne is brought out of hiding once again by reporter Simon Ross who is trying to unveil Operation Blackbriar, an upgrade to Project Treadstone, in a series of newspaper columns. Information from the reporter stirs a new set of memories, and Bourne ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, secret agents, conspiracy, spy, corruption, fighting the system, manhunt, escapades, uncover truth, agent as target, secret service ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: paris france, langley virginia, europe, london, turin italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 237K
The Blacklist (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Raymond "Red" Reddington, one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives, surrenders in person at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He claims that he and the FBI have the same interests: bringing down dangerous criminals and terrorists. In ...
Style: captivating, serious, clever, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, special agents, master criminal, unlikely partners, mind game, law enforcement, crimes, outsmarting, terrorism, partners, investigation, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Person of Interest (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Person of Interest follows former CIA paramilitary operative, John Reese, who is presumed dead and teams up with reclusive billionaire Finch to prevent violent crimes in New York City by initiating their own type of justice. With the special ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, artificial intelligence, hi-tech, partners against crime, hacker, computer system, computer genius, mysterious character, computers and web, crimes, privacy invasion, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.4
 13K
Legends (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Working for the FBI's Deep Cover Operations division, Martin Odum can transform himself into a different person -- whether it's an assignment as a Serbian extremist, a corrupt Chicago police officer, a British special forces colonel, or a ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, working undercover, fbi, government agency, undercover, secret identity, espionage, mysterious character, betrayal, state affairs, dishonesty, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mission: Impossible (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Mission: Impossible is an American television series that was created and initially produced by Bruce Geller. It chronicles the missions of a team of secret government agents known as the Impossible Missions Force. In the first season, the team is ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, espionage, iron curtain, undercover, race against time, crimes, top secret, cold war, heroic mission, working undercover, terrorism, fighting crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: europe, france, paris france, east germany, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 311K
Salt (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspense, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, female protagonist, espionage, female spy, strong female lead, spy, double agent, female assassin, secret agents, cia agent, chase, secret service ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, ussr, russia, north korea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, secret agents, terrorism, sniper, surveillance, undercover, conspiracy, race against time, analyst, undercover agent, political conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2003, 2000s ...
Place: russia, london, new york, afghanistan, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: serious, exciting, twists and turns, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, terrorism, agent, espionage, investigation, cia agent, conspiracy, intelligence, outsmarting, murder, chase, spy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 10K
Missing (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Becca Winstone learns that her son, Michael, disappears while studying abroad, and it's a race against time when she travels to Europe to track him down. A surprising turn of events reveals just how far one mother will go to protect her ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, missing son, conspiracy, track down, investigation, crimes, parents and children, disappearance, retired, family relations, heroes, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Own Worst Enemy (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: My Own Worst Enemy is an American television drama that aired on NBC in 2008. It premiered on October 13 and ended on December 15 after 9 episodes. The series was produced by Universal Media Studios. Jason Smilovic was the executive producer; David ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, split personality, working undercover, disorder, suburbs, adventure, workplace, undercover, espionage, husband wife relationship, dual identity, identity crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.3
 2K
The Agency (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Agency is a CBS television drama that followed the inner-workings of the CIA. The series was created by Michael Frost Beckner and was executive produced by Michael Frost Beckner, Shaun Cassidy Productions and Radiant Productions in association ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, espionage, cia, undercover, state affairs, government agency, working undercover, secret service, secret agents, terrorist, spy, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 10K
Nikita (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: La Femme Nikita was a Canadian action/drama television series based on the French film Nikita by Luc Besson. The series was co-produced by Jay Firestone of Fireworks Entertainment and Warner Bros.. It was adapted for television by Joel Surnow. The ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, double agent, female killer, femme fatale, government agency, secret life, espionage, surveillance, cover up, female assassin, love, working undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
XIII: The Series (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: After a plot to kill the president of the USA an agent with lost memories tries to recover his life and memories. Others use him to cover up some dirty business involving high ranking officials from the CIA and the White House.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, conspiracy, terrorist, cia, cia agent, secret agents, who to trust, life is a bitch, secret service, uncover truth, dishonesty, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 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: realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, partners, undercover, escapades, working undercover, disorder, couples, couple relations, cia, sister sister relationship, cia agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.5
 620
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, humorous, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: double life, high school, teenager, secret agents, spy, youth, working undercover, heroes, social relations, undercover, top secret, government agency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.3
 16K
Spooks (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Tense drama series about the different challenges faced by the British Security Service as they work against the clock to safeguard the nation. The title is a popular colloquialism for spies, and the series follows the work of a group of MI5 ...
Style: twists and turns, realistic, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cia, intelligence agency, espionage, undercover, squad, double life, counter terrorism, special agents, heroes, double agent, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london, britain, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Covert One: The Hades Factor (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 160 min.
TV show
Story: Academy Award winner Mira Sorvino, Academy and Golden Globe Award winner Anjelica Huston and Stephen Dorff star in this nail-biting tale of action and intrigue about members of an elite undercover team who race against time to locate the source of a ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: computer cracker, secret agents, undercover, virus, race against time, conspiracy, cia agent, spy, bio weapon, investigation, adventure, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: seattle, berlin germany, washington d.c., maryland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.7
 15K
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, twists and turns, captivating, political thriller
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, government conspiracy, murder, investigation, crimes, fight scenes, weapons, gunfight, chase, heroes, computer hacker, analyst ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mission: Impossible III (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, China, Italy
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Retired from active duty to train new IMF agents, Ethan Hunt is called back into action to confront sadistic arms dealer, Owen Davian. Hunt must try to protect his girlfriend while working with his new team to complete the mission.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: secret agents, spy, mission, espionage, double agent, disguise, cia, gunfight, heroes, hi-tech, top secret, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: shanghai, berlin germany, vatican, virginia, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.7
 5K
The Company (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 286 min.
TV show
Story: Real-life figures from the Cold War era mix with a fictional story based on a group of CIA operatives and their counterparts in the KGB, MI6, and the Mossad.
Style: tense, captivating, epic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, cia, spy, undercover, mole, betrayal, suspicion, politics, double life, state affairs, intrigue, power relations ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 80s, 50s
Place: europe, germany, yale university, ussr, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Mission: Impossible (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Ethan Hunt, the leader of a crack espionage team whose perilous operation has gone awry with no explanation, discovers that a mole has penetrated the CIA, he's surprised to learn that he's the No. 1 suspect. To clear his name, Hunt ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, cia, mission, espionage, chase, undercover, spy, secret service, double agent, betrayal, terrorist, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: prague, paris france, berlin germany, united kingdom, virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 26K
The Event (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The Event is an emotional, high-octane conspiracy thriller that follows Sean Walker, an everyman who investigates the mysterious disappearance of his would-be fiancée Leila, and unwittingly begins to expose the biggest cover-up in U.S. history.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, captivating, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: conspiracy, missing person, government agency, alien, space and aliens, extraterrestrial, mystery, secret movement, president, alien contact, top secret, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%