Movies and TV shows like Alias

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Alias (2001)
 7.6
 41K
Alias
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: secret agents, martial arts, double agent, cia, secret identity, betrayal, espionage, obsessive quest, race against time, undercover, escapades, female spy, parents and children, dishonesty, couples, heroes, rivalry, supernatural, revenge, government agency, heroic mission, working undercover, female killer, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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The X-Files
Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Canada, USA
45 min.
 8.7
24
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA
44 min.
 8.4
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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 danger, undercover, heroes, chases and races, dishonesty, espionage and violence mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Alias: Covert Affairs (2010), Nikita (2010), Burn Notice (2007), Covert One: The Hades Factor (2006), The Recruit (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.3
 25K
Covert Affairs
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, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cia, secret agents, working undercover, state affairs, undercover, workplace, double life, mission gone awry, characters in danger, government agency, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia, langley virginia
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 7.7
 45K
Nikita
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, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female killer, hitman, female spy, chases and races, betrayal, working undercover, crimes, secret government organization, mole, killings, assassination, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   100%
 
 8.0
 63K
Burn Notice
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: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, starting over, adventure, secret agents, save the day, uncover truth, chases and races, crimes, spy, danger, dishonesty, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   52%
 
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Covert One: The Hades Factor
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, suspense
Plot: plague, chases and races, danger, adventure, deadly, dishonesty, undercover, heroes, investigation, spy, virus, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: seattle washington, berlin germany, maryland, paris france, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   59%
 
 6.6
 122K
The Recruit
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A brilliant CIA trainee must prove his worth at the Farm, the agency's secret training grounds, where he learns to watch his back and trust no one.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, betrayal, cia, surveillance, mentor, chase, technology, car chase, torture, government agency, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, washington d.c., peru, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   44%
 
 8.4
 160K
24
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, special agents, urban, against the rules, race against time, control room, terrorism, save the day, workplace intrigue, workplace, revenge, secret service ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   57%
 
The Long Kiss Goodnight
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Samantha Caine, suburban homemaker, is the ideal mom to her 8 year old daughter Caitlin. She lives in Honesdale, PA, has a job teaching school and makes the best Rice Krispie treats in town. But when she receives a bump on her head, she begins to ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: amnesia, chase, assassination, hitman, memory loss, secret service, assassin, cia, conspiracy, car chase, haunted by the past, assassins ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey, pennsylvania, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   49%
 
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 6.0
 3K
Target
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Texan with a secret past (Gene Hackman) searches Europe with his son (Matt Dillon) after the KGB kidnaps his wife (Gayle Hunnicutt).
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, chase, espionage, kidnapping, missing person, chases and races, undercover, crimes, danger, dishonesty, rescue, special agents ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, texas, usa, hamburg germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   46%
 
 8.7
 177K
The X-Files
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The exploits of FBI Special Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully who investigate X-Files: marginalized, unsolved cases involving paranormal phenomena. Mulder believes in the existence of aliens and the paranormal while Scully, a skeptic, is assigned to ...
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, captivating, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, paranormal investigation, top secret, ufo, investigation, paranormal activity, fbi, special agents, mysterious place, female fbi agent, alien abduction, alien contact ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: usa, phoenix arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   39%
 
 7.0
 110K
The Kingdom
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A team of U.S. government agents is sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, investigation, chase, culture clash, fbi, torture, assassination, islam, violence, revenge, oil, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, saudi arabia, iraq, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   40%
 
 6.1
 94K
Eraser
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: U.S. Marshall John Kruger erases the identities of people enrolled in the Witness Protection Program. His current assignment is to protect Lee Cullen, who's uncovered evidence that the weapons manufacturer she works for has been selling to ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: conspiracy, betrayal, gunfight, violence, arms dealer, chase, treason, corruption, mafia, one man army, weapons, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future, year 1996, 1990s ...
Place: new york, usa, california, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   36%
 
 8.1
 145K
The Blacklist
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: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, master criminal, crime, special agents, unlikely partners, mystery, manipulations, mind game, crimes, investigation, profiler, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   51%
 
 5.3
 193K
Daredevil
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: He dwells in a world of eternal night, but the blackness is filled with sounds and scents, tastes and textures that most cannot perceive. Although attorney Matt Murdock is blind, his other four senses function with superhuman sharpness. By day, ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, vigilantism, vengeance, dark hero, vigilante, blindness, justice, martial arts, revenge, master villain, comics, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, england, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   45%
 
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 7.0
 25K
The Event
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: serious, suspenseful, mind bending, twists and turns, exciting ...
Plot: government agency, mystery, investigation, chases and races, space and aliens, missing person, dishonesty, alien, conspiracy, uncover truth, danger, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   37%
 
The Bourne Ultimatum
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, realistic, stylized, twists and turns, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, assassin, conspiracy, cia, violence, spy, corruption, memory loss, vengeance, secret service, surveillance, assassination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: langley virginia, london, europe, madrid, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   100%
 
 4.8
 771
Momentum
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A trio of men with telekinetic powers led by Adrian Geiger rob an armored car. However the skeptical FBI agents Jordan Ripps and her partner Frank McIntyre do not believe in the testimony of the witnesses about there powerful skills. Meanwhile, the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: government agency, hostages, master villain, secret agents, special agents, chase, fbi agent, telekinesis, espionage, race against time, working undercover, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   42%
 
 7.0
 18K
Intelligence
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: serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, heroes, computers and web, life risking, hi-tech, espionage, secret agents, inventions and discoveries, fellow agent, friendship, working undercover, computer system ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   37%
 
 5.5
 117K
Aeon Flux
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 400 years into the future, disease has wiped out the majority of the world's population, except one walled city, Bregna, ruled by a congress of scientists. When Æon Flux, the top operative in the underground 'Monican' rebellion, is ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, surreal, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, rebellion, vengeance, cloning, future dystopia, clones, lone hero, fight scenes, utopia, assassin, post apocalyptic, technology ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   36%
 
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The Bourne Identity
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Wounded to the brink of death and suffering from amnesia, Jason Bourne is rescued at sea by a fisherman. With nothing to go on but a Swiss bank account number, he starts to reconstruct his life, but finds that many people he encounters want him ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, twists and turns, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: amnesia, assassin, car chase, memory loss, spy, cia, assassination, espionage, surveillance, on the run, murder, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, switzerland, barcelona spain, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   43%
 
 3.7
 1K
Scorcher
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The only hope for humanity to survive a natural disaster is to detonate a nuclear bomb in Los Angeles.
Style: suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti heroes, martial arts, government agency, adventure, secret agents, race against time, daring rescue, urban, rescue, apocalypse, save the day, save the world ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, washington d.c., antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   38%
 
 7.5
 8K
Nikita
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: serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, secret agents, adventure, tough heroes, hitman, chases and races, danger, heroes, espionage, rivalry, undercover, government agency ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   100%
 
 6.2
 79K
3 Days to Kill
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Serbia
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A dangerous international spy is determined to give up his high stakes life to finally build a closer relationship with his estranged wife and daughter. But first, he must complete one last mission - even if it means juggling the two toughest ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terminal illness, hitman, secret service, father daughter relationship, assassin, car chase, spy, cia, chase, arms dealer, kidnapping, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   36%
 
 7.2
 8K
Crisis
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: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: hostages, secret service, fbi, investigation, kidnapping, confined, law enforcement, special agents, conspiracy, betrayal, vengeance, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   44%
 
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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Agent Phil Coulson of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division) puts together a team of agents to investigate the new, the strange and the unknown around the globe, protecting the ordinary from the ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, government agency, adventure, special agents, save the day, danger, heroes, master villain, good versus evil, scientist, pilot, hi-tech ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   46%
 
 7.8
 16K
Human Target
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Human Target is an American action drama television series that was broadcast by Fox in the United States. Based loosely on the Human Target comic book character created by Len Wein and Carmine Infantino for DC Comics, it is the second series based ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, mistaken identity, tough heroes, chases and races, danger, private detective, heroes, bodyguard, hidden identity, assassination attempt, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   35%
 
The Bourne Identity
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: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, amnesia, adventure, terrorism, identity, assassin, spy, cia, gunfight, murder, bank, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, zurich switzerland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   50%
 
 7.9
 10K
Rubicon
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: atmospheric, serious, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: manipulations, uncover truth, mystery, riddles and clues, danger, dishonesty, conspiracy, government agency, prodigy, espionage, crimes, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   48%
 
 8.3
 25K
Strike Back
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The series follows John Porter, a former British Special Forces soldier, who is drafted back into service by Section 20, a fictional branch of the Secret Intelligence Service.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, government agency, strong sexual content, daring rescue, chases and races, military, danger, kidnapping, hostages, one man army, heroic mission, military life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, england, iraq, middle east, afghanistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   40%
 

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America is living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, adventure, conspiracy, assassin, chase, espionage, spy, betrayal, surveillance, friendship, soldier, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   36%
 
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
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, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, conspiracy, terrorism, surveillance, murder, spy, corruption, mentor, car chase, russian, assassin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2001, year 2003, 2000s ...
Place: russia, london, moscow russia, big ben london, afghanistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   38%
 
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