Movies and TV shows like Alias

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Alias (2001)
 7.6
 41K
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, stylized
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cia, double agent, spy, secret agents, secret identity, martial arts, secret movement, female spy, betrayal, espionage, undercover, female killer, prophecy, gadget, disguise, torture, student, heroine, deception, supernatural, revenge, obsessive quest, race against time, escapades, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles

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, spy, dishonesty, chases and races and secret agents mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Alias: Covert Affairs (2010), Nikita (2010), Salt (2010), Nikita (1997), The Bourne Ultimatum (2007). 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, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, secret agents, cia, double life, working undercover, government agency, state affairs, undercover, workplace, mission gone awry, characters in danger, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 45K
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, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, female killer, danger, female spy, secret government organization, assassination, chases and races, betrayal, working undercover, crimes, mole, killings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 270K
Salt (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, twists and turns, exciting, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: double agent, cia, spy, espionage, chase, assassination, revenge, secret service, russian spy, female protagonist, lone hero, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: soviet union, new york, usa, russia, washington d.c. ...
⇓ 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: stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, secret agents, double agent, government agency, espionage, female killer, mole, surveillance, cover up, adventure, tough heroes, hitman ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, chases and races, manhunt, fighting the system, corruption, danger, tough heroes, spy, secret agents, on the run, assassin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: langley virginia, madrid, europe, moscow russia, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 122K
The Recruit (2003)
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, twists and turns, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, spy, hotshot hero, espionage, basic training, betrayal, rookie, surveillance, undercover, double agent, mole, hacker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, peru, langley virginia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, government agency, espionage, computers and web, hi-tech, heroes, computer system, secret agents, life risking, fellow agent, working undercover, resourceful ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, suspense
Plot: spy, virus, undercover, investigation, race against time, terrorism, bio weapon, plague, chases and races, terror, adventure, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maryland, seattle washington, berlin germany, paris france, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: suspense, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, cia, undercover, mission, secret service, betrayal, spy, chase, master villain, heist, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: prague, shanghai china, czech republic, berlin germany, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.4
 66K
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: secret agents, fbi, espionage, kgb, working undercover, double life, undercover, surveillance, parents and children, family relations, double agent, government agency ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: soviet union, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.0
 63K
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: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, explosion, starting over, adventure, private investigator, secret agents, save the day, uncover truth, chases and races, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.2
 118K
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, witty, light, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cia, secret agents, double life, peril, undercover, enemy, buddies, espionage, dishonesty, misfit, geek, nerd ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.4
 550
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: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, terrorist, cia, espionage, terrorism, government agency, secret agents, national security, working undercover, workplace situations, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, exciting, realistic, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, secret agents, cia, couple relations, working undercover, chases and races, partners, undercover, couples, danger, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, undercover, working undercover, fbi, secret identity, espionage, government agency, mysterious character, betrayal, state affairs, on the run, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: government agency, conspiracy, missing person, mystery, space and aliens, investigation, chases and races, state affairs, buried truth, nobody believes, cia, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 290 min.
Story: In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6's echelons.
Style: serious, clever, talky, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: spy, espionage, cold war, secret agents, kgb, mole, double agent, secret service, investigation, british, betrayal, government agency ...
Time: 20th century
Place: london, europe, paris france, czechoslovakia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.4
 269K
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: terrorism, cia, explosion, investigation, espionage, spy, danger, intrigue, treason, marines, surveillance, paranoia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, usa, iraq, virginia, america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
 8.4
 160K
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: stylized, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, terrorism, race against time, double agent, government agency, against the rules, traitor, secret service, revenge, undercover, bomb, one man army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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: epic, suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: spy, cold war, cia, government agency, secret agents, espionage, undercover, mole, senator, german, suspicion, career ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s
Place: europe, germany, east berlin east germany, ussr, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: amnesia, espionage, on the run, identity, adventure, bank, government agency, terrorism, secret agents, ambush, hitman, mission of murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: zurich switzerland, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: secret agents, espionage, disguise, mission, secret, murder, double agent, spy, vatican, mask, hospital, secret agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: shanghai, shanghai china, washington d.c., rome italy, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Man in the High Castle (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on Philip K. Dick's award-winning novel, The Man in the High Castle explores what it would be like if the Allied Powers had lost WWII, and Japan and Germany ruled the United States.
Style: serious, suspenseful, thought provoking, captivating, tense
Plot: alternate reality, espionage, secret identity, betrayal, forgery, intrigue, working undercover, dishonesty, resistance, political intrigue, rivalry, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, japan, san francisco, cuba, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, sniper, secret agents, conspiracy, surveillance, u.s. marine, murder, heroes, terrorism, air disaster, analyst ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, year 2003 ...
Place: russia, pennsylvania, manhattan new york city, afghanistan, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, superhuman powers, androids and robots, secret identity, danger, investigation, escapades, government agency, chases and races, superheroine, undercover, female protagonist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
 132K
Spy Game (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, Japan, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Veteran spy Nathan Muir is on the verge of retiring from the CIA when he learns that his one-time protégé and close friend, Tom Bishop, is a political prisoner sentenced to die in Beijing. Although their friendship has been marred by bad blood and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, spy, espionage, rescue, government agency, secret agents, cold war, race against time, political corruption, woman in danger, chases and races, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: china, berlin germany, hong kong, saigon, cyprus ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, agent, intelligence, espionage, investigation, danger, shooting, mind game, chase, escapades, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, danger, uncover truth, dishonesty, life is a bitch, who to trust, secret service, chases and races, state affairs, cia agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.4
 28K
Dark Angel (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Super soldier Max Guevera tries to live a normal life in post-apocalyptic Seattle while eluding capture by government agents from the covert biotech facility she escaped from as a child and searching for her genetically-enhanced brothers and sisters ...
Style: futuristic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: genetic engineering, future dystopia, double life, cloning, superhuman powers, female protagonist, hidden identity, hacker, super soldier, experiment gone awry, secret government organization, righting the wronged ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, exciting, offbeat, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: split personality, suburbs, espionage, adventure, spy, alter ego, secret agent, working undercover, escapades, undercover, disorder, government agency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%