Movies and TV shows like Alias

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Alias (2001)
 7.6
 42K
Alias (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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, teen drama, boys' night
Plot: cia, secret identity, double agent, spy, female spy, betrayal, deception, secret agents, chases and races, crimes, young woman, lovers, parents and children, working undercover, danger, heroic mission, escapades, state affairs, revenge, martial arts, espionage, student, torture, prophecy, female killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa

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Most similar movies to Alias

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and realistic films and TV series with plots about undercover, danger, espionage, chases and races, spy, cia and dishonesty mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Alias: Covert Affairs (2010), Nikita (2010), Nikita (1997), Chuck (2007), Salt (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
 25K
Covert Affairs (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: cia, double life, spy, secret agents, blind character, undercover, workplace, working undercover, mission gone awry, state affairs, characters in danger, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 46K
Nikita (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, danger, female killer, female spy, mole, chases and races, spy, killings, working undercover, crimes, secret government organization, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 8K
Nikita (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 56 min.
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, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, secret agents, double agent, espionage, government agency, female killer, cover up, surveillance, working undercover, danger, workplace, undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 119K
Chuck (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cia, secret agents, undercover, double life, enemy, peril, geek, misfit, espionage, buddies, dishonesty, lifestyle change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 275K
Salt (2010)
Genre: Action, Mystery, 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: suspense, surprise ending, exciting, twists and turns, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: double agent, spy, female protagonist, cia, espionage, secret service, chase, assassination, russian, on the run, revenge, agent as target ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: soviet union, new york, usa, russia, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serious, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, chases and races, manhunt, fighting the system, danger, secret agents, corruption, conspiracy, uncover truth, violence, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: langley virginia, europe, madrid, paris france, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 18K
Intelligence (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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: inventions and discoveries, heroes, computers and web, government agency, espionage, computer system, resourceful, hi-tech, life risking, fellow agent, secret agents, working undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.0
 64K
Burn Notice (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: A formerly blacklisted spy uses his unique skills and training to help people in desperate situations.
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, starting over, secret service, uncover truth, adventure, gadget, crimes, chases and races, lifestyle change, secret agents, new job, peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.4
 71K
The Americans (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Set during the Cold War period in the 1980s, The Americans is the story of Elizabeth and Philip Jennings, two Soviet KGB officers posing as an American married couple in the suburbs of Washington D.C. and their neighbor, Stan Beeman, an FBI ...
Style: captivating, exciting, atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: undercover, secret agents, espionage, double life, kgb, russian, fbi, cold war, working undercover, mole, surveillance, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: soviet union, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.5
 12K
Legends (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, undercover, working undercover, fbi, government agency, secret identity, espionage, betrayal, mysterious character, state affairs, dishonesty, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Covert One: The Hades Factor (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 160 min.
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, suspense
Plot: investigation, terrorism, race against time, undercover, bio weapon, spy, virus, escapades, adventure, chases and races, heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., seattle washington, berlin germany, maryland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.3
 276K
Homeland (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
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, explosion, investigation, danger, marines, treason, paranoia, surveillance, torture, muslim ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, usa, virginia, iraq, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 25K
The Event (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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: mind bending, serious, captivating, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: missing person, conspiracy, government agency, mystery, investigation, government facility, cia, state affairs, chases and races, nobody believes, buried truth, space and aliens ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.4
 162K
24 (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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: serious, twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, terrorism, race against time, double agent, government agency, against the rules, secret service, one man army, treason, interrogation, undercover, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.4
 555
The Agency (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: rough, realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, espionage, terrorist, spy, cia, deadly, state affairs, 9/11, financial driven terrorism, chases and races, government agency, helicopter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
 8K
Crisis (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When Washington's most powerful players are pulled into an international conspiracy, an unlikely puppeteer will bring everyone from CEOs to The President of the United States to their knees by threatening the things they hold most dear.
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: hostages, fbi, secret service, special agents, kidnapping, conspiracy, betrayal, confined, parents and children, family relations, hostage situation, mastermind ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
My Own Worst Enemy (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: disorder, working undercover, split personality, secret agent, undercover, suburbs, adventure, danger, workplace, espionage, alter ego, dual identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.9
 4K
The Company (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 286 min.
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: captivating, tense, suspenseful, epic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cold war, cia, suspicion, undercover, mole, double life, politics, betrayal, state affairs, intrigue, power relations ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 50s, 80s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, england, east berlin east germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 2K
Undercovers (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, couples, undercover, danger, agent as target, working undercover, escapades, secret agents, couple relations, chases and races, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.9
 107K
Revenge (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: When Emily Thorne moves to the Hamptons, everyone wonders about the new girl, but she knows everything about them, including what they did to her family. Years ago, they took everything from her. Now, one by one, she's going to make them pay.
Style: captivating, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: vengeance, high society, hidden identity, undercover, haunted by the past, pretense, crimes, secret, family secret, adultery, scheme, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.1
 154K
The Blacklist (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, exciting, tense, clever, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, secret, special agents, master criminal, intrigue, investigation, mind game, danger, manipulations, crimes, unlikely partners, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.3
 13K
MI-5 (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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: rough, twists and turns, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, double life, undercover, double agent, heroes, deadly, state affairs, danger, machismo, tough heroes, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Mission: Impossible (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
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: twists and turns, serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: iron curtain, undercover, espionage, secret agent, adventure, working undercover, secretary, government agency, master criminal, fighting crime, heroes, leadership ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, eastern europe, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 8.7
 331K
Daredevil (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
Story: Lawyer-by-day Matt Murdock uses his heightened senses from being blinded as a young boy to fight crime at night on the streets of Hell’s Kitchen as Daredevil.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, stylized
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, vigilantism, good versus evil, fighting crime, secret identity, lawyer, heroes, danger, superhuman powers, crimes, undercover, daredevil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
XIII: The Series (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 45 min.
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, secret agents, who to trust, secret service, dishonesty, danger, uncover truth, life is a bitch, white house, state affairs, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Bourne Identity (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 185 min.
Story: An unconscious man is washed ashore on the beach of a small French village during a heavy storm. A retired doctor takes care of the unconscious stranger. When the mysterious man recovers, he can't remember a thing...he does not know his name, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, amnesia, on the run, memory loss, adventure, terrorism, identity, dishonesty, love affair, agent as target, uncover truth, secret agents ...
Time: 80s
Place: zurich switzerland, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, secret agents, espionage, mission, spy, undercover, chase, betrayal, master villain, secret service, murder, theft ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: prague, prague czech republic, shanghai china, kiev ukraine, czech republic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.9
 10K
Rubicon (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Rubicon is an American television series that centers on an intelligence analyst at a national think tank in New York City called the American Policy Institute, who discovers that he may be working with members of a secret society that manipulates ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, atmospheric, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: homosexual, intelligence, surveillance, boss, undercover, riddles and clues, cover up, paranoia, neighbor, cia, conspiracy, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
CIA II: Target Alexa (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Movie Info When a top secret nuclear guidance system is stolen by an ex-CIA operative looking to sell the deadly device to the top bidder, it's up to a determined CIA agent and the international terrorist who he has vowed to capture to team up ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, terrorist, government agency, heroes, deadly, law enforcement, danger, race against time, rivalry, terrorism, espionage, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Bionic Woman (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After fully recovering from her near fatal bout of bionic rejection, Jaime Sommers, the first female cyborg, is assigned to spy missions of her own.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, androids and robots, superhuman powers, investigation, danger, escapades, undercover, government facility, ex athlete, government agency, chases and races, female protagonist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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