Confrontation with superior movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant confrontation with superior movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, clever and interesting films and TV shows about / with confrontation with superior, mentor, dialogue, catastrophe, storytelling, chase, vengeance, runaway, life philosophy and danger plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as confrontation with superior: K-19: The Widowmaker (2002), Blade Runner (1982), Aliens (1986), Pioneer One (2010), Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006), Le Brio (2017), The Rookie (2018), Dog Soldiers (2002), The Bone Collector (1999), Die Another Day (2002).

List of confrontation with superior movies

K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: When Russia's first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, navy, cold war, underwater, nuclear, nuclear submarine, sea disaster, catastrophe, danger, leadership, race against time, patriotism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: soviet union, ussr, russia, moscow russia
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 8.1
 725K
Blade Runner (1982)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to terminate a quartet of replicants who have escaped to Earth seeking their creator for a way to extend their short life spans.
Style: futuristic, neo noir, atmospheric, thought provoking, tech noir ...
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, existentialism, distopia, a.i., androids, artificial intelligence, killer robot, fugitives, androids and robots, cyborgs, bounty hunter ...
Time: future, 2010s, 21st century, year 2019
Place: los angeles, usa
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 681K
Aliens (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: When Ripley's lifepod is found by a salvage crew over 50 years later, she finds that terra-formers are on the very planet they found the alien species. When the company sends a family of colonists out to investigate her story, all contact is ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, frightening, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, space travel, space and aliens, strong female character, outer space, human versus alien, evil alien, deadly creature, survival, space colony, female warrior, mysterious planet ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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 6.8
 855
Pioneer One (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Pioneer One is a 2010 American web series produced by Josh Bernhard and Bracey Smith. It has been funded purely through donations, and is the first series created for and released on BitTorrent networks.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: agent, terrorism, uncover truth, artifact, investigation, danger, confrontation with superior, satellite, politics, mars, outer space, space mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, montana, canada, soviet union, ussr
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Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A behind-the-scenes look at a fictional sketch-comedy TV show.
Style: witty, realistic, semi serious, talky, humorous ...
Plot: tv show, workplace situations, showbiz, friendship, artists and showbiz, workplace problem, comedian, backstage, teamwork, boss, rivals, old friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 4K
Le Brio (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Neïla Salah grew up in Créteil, a tower block suburb on the outskirts of Paris, and dreams of becoming a lawyer. She has been accepted into a major university in Paris and on her first day there she is confronted by Pierre Mazard, a professor ...
Style: talky, emotional, sweet, realistic
Plot: teacher student relationship, prejudice, culture clash, life philosophy, professor, mentor, training, pride, rise to the top, confrontation with superior, speaker, racism ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france, france
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 25K
The Rookie (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Starting over isn’t easy, especially for small-town guy John Nolan who, after a life-altering incident, is pursuing his dream of being an LAPD officer. As the force’s oldest rookie, he’s met with skepticism from some higher-ups who see him as ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, twists and turns, serious
Plot: lapd, special agents, one man army, save the day, workplace, heroes, rookie, danger, investigation, life risking, characters in danger, demotion ...
Place: los angeles
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 6.8
 58K
Dog Soldiers (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A squad of British soldiers on training in the lonesome Scottish wilderness find a wounded Special Forces captain and the remains of his team. As they encounter zoologist Megan, it turns out that werewolves are active in the region. They have to ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: werewolf, in the woods, soldier, survival, full moon, beast, gory, forest, wilderness, showdown, standoff, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe, wales, scottish highlands, england
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The Bone Collector (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Rookie cop, Amelia Donaghy reluctantly teams with Lincoln Rhyme – formerly the department's top homicide detective but now paralyzed as a result of a spinal injury – to catch a grisly serial killer dubbed 'The Bone Collector'. The ...
Style: psychological thriller, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, police investigation, master criminal, crime, forensics, paraplegic, policewoman, crimes, riddles and clues, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, united states, manhattan new york city
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 6.1
 213K
Die Another Day (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Spain, Iceland
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Bond takes on a North Korean leader who undergoes DNA replacement procedures that allow him to assume different identities. American agent, Jinx Johnson assists Bond in his attempt to thwart the villain's plans to exploit a satellite that is ...
Style: sexy, exciting, twists and turns, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: espionage, spy, cia, helicopter, laser, british secret service, world domination, 007, destruction, secret service agent, master villain, faked death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north korea, hong kong, london, sydney australia, iceland ...
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 6.2
 172K
Deep Impact (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A seven-mile-wide space rock is hurtling toward Earth, threatening to obliterate the planet. Now, it's up to the president of the United States to save the world. He appoints a tough-as-nails veteran astronaut to lead a joint American-Russian ...
Style: touching, serious, suspenseful, suspense, futuristic ...
Plot: end of the world, natural disaster, astronaut, nasa, catastrophe, tsunami, evacuation, extinction, self sacrifice, life & death, save the world, disaster film ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: south america, europe, missouri, houston texas, manhattan new york city ...
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 409K
Armageddon (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: When an asteroid threatens to collide with Earth, NASA honcho Dan Truman determines the only way to stop it is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear bomb. This leads him to renowned driller Harry Stamper, who agrees to helm the dangerous ...
Style: suspense, exciting, disaster movie, suspenseful, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, save the world, natural disaster, astronaut, nasa, space travel, outer space, race against time, self sacrifice, catastrophe, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, paris france, manhattan new york city, pentagon, washington d.c. ...
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The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the incompetent Officer Frank Drebin seeks the ruthless killer of his partner, he stumbles upon an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, light, funny ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night
Plot: farce, baseball, deadpan, dimwit, crimes, police, stupidity, investigation, gunfight, assassination attempt, mind control, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, beirut lebanon, england
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 94K
Waiting... (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Employees at a Bennigan's-like restaurant (called, creatively enough, Shenanigan's), kill time before their real lives get started. But while they wait, they'll have to deal with picky customers who want their steak cooked to order ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: restaurant, waiter, friendship, workplace, employer employee relationship, workplace romance, workplace situations, wooing, staff, prank, buddies, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 48K
Kinsey (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Kinsey is a portrait of researcher Alfred Kinsey, driven to uncover the most private secrets of a nation. What begins for Kinsey as a scientific endeavor soon takes on an intensely personal relevance, ultimately becoming an unexpected journey into ...
Style: intellectual, thought provoking, talky, sincere, serious ...
Plot: sexuality, research, professor, marriage, scientist, college, free love, teaching, interview, lesbian, human nature, sexual dysfunction ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s, 40s, 1950s
Place: usa, indiana
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 60K
The Chorus (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France, Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set in 1940's France, a new teacher at a school for disruptive boys gives hope and inspiration.
Style: touching, uplifting, sentimental, feel good, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: boarding school, teachers and students, teacher, childhood, boarding school life, musician, music, boss, orphan, friendship, singer, choir ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: france, europe, new york, paris france, england
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 374K
Ocean's Twelve (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Danny Ocean reunites with his old flame and the rest of his merry band of thieves in carrying out three huge heists in Rome, Paris and Amsterdam – but a Europol agent is hot on their heels.
Style: entertaining, twists and turns, clever, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: heist, twists & turns, perfect crime, con artists, thief, con men, master thief, rivalry, robbery, crimes, crime, planning ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: rome italy, paris france, amsterdam, europe, new orleans ...
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Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus") is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As the national ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: secret service, terrorism, one man army, president, white house, terrorist attack, hostage, daring rescue, danger, nuclear threat, secret agents, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa, north korea, pentagon, north america
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 7.1
 123K
Margin Call (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A thriller that revolves around the key people at an investment bank over a 24-hour period during the early stages of the financial crisis.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, suspense, clever ...
Plot: financial crisis, stock market, greed, corporate crimes, wall street, businessman, millionaire, workplace situations, financial problem, moral dilemma, investments, stock market crash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008, 2000s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, california
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 28K
Covert Affairs (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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: exciting, serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cia, double life, secret agents, female spy, blind character, characters in danger, mission gone awry, undercover, state affairs, workplace, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia, langley virginia
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 10K
Ashes to Ashes (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Crime drama series featuring Life On Mars' DCI Gene Hunt. After being shot in 2008, DI Alex Drake lands in 1981, where she finds herself in familiar company.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, surreal, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, police detective, police, female detective, uncover truth, power relations, fighting crime, crime, crimes, tough law enforcer, reluctant partners, confined ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 2000s, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, east end london
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 132K
An Education (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story about a teenage girl in 1960s suburban London, and how her life changes with the arrival of a playboy nearly twice her age.
Style: realistic, twists and turns, stylized, sentimental, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: age difference, older man younger woman relationship, love affair, love and romance, self discovery, teenage life, coming of age, teaching the ways of the world, suburbs, virginity, adolescence vs adulthood, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1961
Place: london, england, europe, paris france, france ...
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 10K
Life on Mars (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Life on Mars is a science fiction crime drama television series which originally aired on ABC from October 9, 2008 to April 1, 2009. It is an adaptation of the BAFTA-winning original UK series of the same name produced by the BBC. The series was ...
Style: serious, rough, surreal, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, police, time travel, fish out of water, uncover truth, disorder, power relations, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, police station ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa
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Quantum of Solace (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Quantum of Solace continues the adventures of James Bond after Casino Royale. Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. Pursuing his determination to uncover the truth, Bond and M interrogate ...
Style: exciting, suspense, intense, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, james bond, vengeance, secret service, espionage, betrayal, 007, secret agents, spy, interrogation, undercover, cia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: bolivia, haiti, london, russia, south america ...
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Terminator Salvation (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: All grown up in post-apocalyptic 2018, John Connor must lead the resistance of humans against the increasingly dominating militaristic robots. But when Marcus Wright appears, his existence confuses the mission as Connor tries to determine whether ...
Style: futuristic, serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, apocalypse, post apocalypse, man versus machine, dystopic future, androids and robots, killer robot, save the world, army, cyberpunk, technology gone awry, destiny ...
Time: future, 2010s, near future, 2000s, year 2003
Place: los angeles, san francisco
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 110K
Street Kings (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tom Ludlow is a disillusioned L.A. Police Officer, rarely playing by the rules and haunted by the death of his wife. When evidence implicates him in the execution of a fellow officer, he is forced to go up against the cop culture he's been a ...
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, tense, serious, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, dirty cop, gunfight, police investigation, tough law enforcer, violence, vigilantism, doubts and hesitations, right and wrong, undercover cop, corruption, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 34K
Law & Order (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Law & Order is an American police procedural and legal drama television series, created by Dick Wolf and part of the Law & Order franchise. It originally aired on NBC and, in syndication, on various cable networks. Law & Order premiered ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, clever, rough ...
Plot: crime investigation, law and order, lawyer, legal, evidence, police, murder, courtroom, homicide detective, police investigation, partners, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 80s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 134K
Awakenings (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Dr. Malcolm Sayer, a shy research physician, uses an experimental drug to "awaken" the catatonic victims of a rare disease. Leonard is the first patient to receive the controversial treatment. His awakening, filled with awe and enthusiasm, ...
Style: uplifting, motivational, touching, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, doctors and patients, hopes, coma, hospital, fighting illness, illness, patient, cure, experiment, doctor ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1930s, year 1969
Place: usa, bronx new york city
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 190K
Basic Instinct (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A police detective is in charge of the investigation of a brutal murder, in which a beautiful and seductive woman could be involved.
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, psychological, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: femme fatale, hot and sexy, murder, sexual relations, sex, seduction, dangerous attraction, strong sexual content, obsession, sex addict, manipulation, dying during sex ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 248K
GoldenEye (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: James Bond must unmask the mysterious head of the Janus Syndicate and prevent the leader from utilizing the GoldenEye weapons system to inflict devastating revenge on Britain.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: satellite, espionage, organized crime, top secret, mission, race against time, undercover, trap, romancing partners, double agent, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1986, year 1995 ...
Place: cuba, russia, britain, st. petersburg russia, riviera ...
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