Outsmarting movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant outsmarting movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious and clever films and TV shows about / with outsmarting, crimes, murder, police investigation, investigation, danger, deception, betrayal, police officer and mystery plots mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as outsmarting: Now You See Me (2013), Ocean's Eleven (2001), Leverage (2008), Lie to Me (2009), The Mentalist (2008), The Tourist (2010), The Blacklist (2013), Law Abiding Citizen (2009), Ocean's Eight (2018), Elementary (2012).

List of outsmarting movies

 7.2
 650K
Now You See Me (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money.
Style: surprise ending, clever, entertaining, twists and turns, breathtaking ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: heist, teamwork, perfect crime, scheme, outsmarting, cons and scams, con artists, mind game, fbi, mastermind, illusionist, bank robbery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new orleans, las vegas, paris france, new york, usa ...
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 7.7
 565K
Ocean's Eleven (2001)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Less than 24 hours into his parole, charismatic thief Danny Ocean is already rolling out his next plan: In one night, Danny's hand-picked crew of specialists will attempt to steal more than $150 million from three Las Vegas casinos. But to ...
Style: clever, witty, exciting, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: heist, crimes, cons and scams, thief, casino, outsmarting, con artists, perfect crime, scheme, group of criminals, deception, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: las vegas, atlantic city, usa, atlantic city new jersey, los angeles ...
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 7.9
 51K
Leverage (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Leverage follows a five-person team: a thief, a grifter, a hacker, and a retrieval specialist, led by former insurance investigator Nathan Ford, who use their skills to fight corporate and governmental injustices inflicted on ordinary citizens.
Style: exciting, realistic, stylized, serious, suspenseful
Plot: thief, hacker, outsmarting, team, escapades, unconventional method, mastermind, crimes, teamwork, surveillance, society, cheating ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.0
 119K
Lie to Me (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The world's leading deception researcher, Dr. Cal Lightman, studies facial expression, body language and tone of voice to determine when a person is lying and why, which helps law enforcement and government agencies uncover the truth. But his ...
Style: clever, psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, talented, psychology, expert, deception, crime investigation, riddles and clues, crimes, human nature, outsmarting, uncover truth, team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 8.1
 182K
The Mentalist (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Patrick Jane, a former celebrity psychic medium, uses his razor sharp skills of observation and expertise at "reading" people to solve serious crimes with the California Bureau of Investigation.
Style: exciting, intellectual, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, fighting crime, partners, police investigation, investigation, partners against crime, crimes, murder, talented, outsmarting, justice, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, future
Place: california, usa
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 6.0
 242K
The Tourist (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Italy, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: American tourist Frank (Johnny Depp) meets mysterious British woman Elsie (Angelina Jolie) on the train to Venice. Romance seems to bud, but there's more to her than meets the eye. Remake of the 2005 French film "Anthony Zimmer", ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, twist ending, surprise ending, visually appealing ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: female spy, love story, master criminal, outsmarting, undercover agent, female agent, spy, adventure, espionage, femme fatale, mysterious character, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, venice, paris france, latin america, europe ...
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 8.0
 242K
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: tense, captivating, twists and turns, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, investigation, master criminal, special agents, unlikely partners, intrigue, mind game, crimes, partners, law enforcement, killings, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Law Abiding Citizen (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, tense, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: vengeance, prison, justice, vigilantism, master criminal, murder, fighting the system, mind game, death, investigation, injustice, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
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 6.3
 216K
Ocean's Eight (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Debbie Ocean, a criminal mastermind, gathers a crew of seven other female thieves to pull off the heist of the century at New York's annual Met Gala.
Style: exciting, clever, tense, intense, feminist film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, women, female thief, perfect crime, jewelry, outsmarting, female protagonist, partners in crime, partners, escapades, female criminal, friends ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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 7.9
 110K
Elementary (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A modern-day drama about a crime-solving duo that cracks the NYPD's most impossible cases. Following his fall from grace in London and a stint in rehab, eccentric Sherlock escapes to Manhattan where his wealthy father forces him to live with ...
Style: witty, talky, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, sherlock holmes, talented, riddles and clues, prodigy, intelligence, partners, unconventional method, private detective, mastermind, law enforcement, female partner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.3
 9K
Deception (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: Cameron Black is the world's greatest illusionist. At least, that's what people used to call him—before his greatest secret was exposed and his career destroyed. Even worse, Cameron has good reason to believe this was no accident.
Style: captivating, feel good, entertaining, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: illusionist, outsmarting, fbi, who done it, team, deception, magic, investigation, secret, psychology, mystery, research ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.7
 242K
Escape Plan (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Ray Breslin is the world's foremost authority on structural security. After analyzing every high security prison and learning a vast array of survival skills so he can design escape-proof prisons, his skills are put to the test. He's ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, twist ending, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison escape, lone hero, torture, revenge, escape plan, outsmarting, escape, prisoner, conspiracy, betrayal, ship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2013, 2010s, 80s ...
Place: morocco, usa, colorado, new orleans, miami ...
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National Treasure (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Modern treasure hunters, led by archaeologist Ben Gates, search for a chest of riches rumored to have been stashed away by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin during the Revolutionary War. The chest's whereabouts may lie ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, clever, suspense, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens, boys' night ...
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, adventure, archaeologist, archaeology, riddles and clues, treasure hunter, adventurer, artifact, ancient, journey, legends and myths ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 19th century, 20th century ...
Place: usa, philadelphia, washington d.c., egypt, new jersey ...
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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: There is a new criminal mastermind at large (Professor Moriarty) and not only is he Holmes’ intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil and lack of conscience may give him an advantage over the detective.
Style: clever, intellectual, entertaining, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: steampunk, sherlock holmes, riddles and clues, intelligence, talented, mind game, detective inspector, murderer, conspiracy, hotshot hero, adventure, private detective ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s
Place: england, london, paris france, europe, france ...
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 7.6
 627K
Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Australia
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Eccentric consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson battle to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy England.
Style: clever, captivating, entertaining, intellectual, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sherlock holmes, steampunk, intelligence, riddles and clues, private detective, adventure, investigation, partners, crimes, talented, prodigy, master criminal ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s
Place: england, london, europe, tower bridge london, big ben london ...
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Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Ethan Hunt and his team are racing against time to track down a dangerous terrorist named Hendricks, who has gained access to Russian nuclear launch codes and is planning a strike on the United States. An attempt to stop him ends in an explosion ...
Style: exciting, breathtaking, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, espionage, secret agents, mission, terrorist, frame up, gunfight, top secret, courage, race against time, teamwork, undercover ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington state, dubai, hungary, russia, budapest ...
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 7.2
 205K
Fracture (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A husband is on trial for the attempted murder of his wife, in what is seemingly an open/shut case for the ambitious district attorney trying to put him away. However, there are surprises for both around every corner, and, as a suspenseful game of ...
Style: twists and turns, suspense, intellectual, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder mystery, lawyer, adultery, investigation, courtroom drama, manipulation, legal investigation, mind game, police investigation, obsession, guilt, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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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, espionage, agent, spy, terrorism, investigation, cia agent, conspiracy, terrorist, intelligence, murder, chase ...
Time: future, contemporary
Place: usa, langley virginia, washington d.c.
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 7.1
 7K
Breaking In (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Contra Security is a high tech security firm that specializes in breaking in as a way to test security measures. The team members comprise various skills, and even more various personalities.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, sitcom, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outsmarting, prodigy, gadget, lifestyle, hi-tech, manipulation, workplace, partners, hacker, computer genius, workplace situations, computer system ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.0
 20K
Bull (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Jason Bull is the brilliant, brash, and charming founder of a hugely successful trial consulting firm.
Style: entertaining, captivating, humorous, light
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, psychologist, investigation, workplace situations, human nature, research, jury, outsmarting, leader, manipulation, workplace ...
Place: new york, usa
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 9.1
 906K
Sherlock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
Story: A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.
Style: clever, witty, captivating, exciting, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sherlock holmes, investigation, murder mystery, mastermind, private detective, friendship, partners, riddles and clues, mind game, intelligence, british, prodigy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: london, england, scotland yard, europe
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Total Drama Island (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA, France
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Total Drama Island is a Canadian animated television series which premiered in Canada on Teletoon on July 8, 2007 and on June 5, 2008 in the U.S. on Cartoon Network. This is the first season of the Total Drama series and has 27 episodes, each 22 ...
Style: not serious, witty, humorous, adult animation, parody ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: rivalry, contests and competitions, reward, summer camp, island, group of strangers, youth, competition, reality, survival, tv show, outsmarting ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, 2000s, contemporary
Place: ontario canada, canada
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 9.0
 309K
Death Note (2006)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects—and he’s bored out of his mind. But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami death god. Any human whose name is written in the notebook dies, and ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, disturbing, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mind game, intelligence, secret identity, battle of wits, crimes, supernatural, law enforcement, supernatural ability, rivals, fighting crime, vigilante, teenage life ...
Place: japan
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 6.9
 108K
Get the Gringo (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A career criminal (Gibson) nabbed by Mexican authorities is placed in a tough prison where he learns to survive with the help of a 9-year-old boy.
Style: intense, brutal, twists and turns, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison escape, gunfight, lone hero, tough guy, gang, prison life, confined, gangsters, justice, mafia, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico, usa, san diego california
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 7.0
 35K
Find Me Guilty (2006)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Jack DiNorscio, a mobster who defended himself in court for what would be the longest mafia trial in U.S. history.
Style: tense, suspense, stylized, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: mafia, courtroom, lawyer, gangsters, courtroom drama, jury, lone hero, crimes, outsmarting, vengeance, crime gone awry, legal action ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
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Da Vinci's Demons (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Fantasy, History, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows the "untold" story of Leonardo Da Vinci: the genius during his early years in Renaissance Florence. As a 25-year old artist, inventor, swordsman, lover, dreamer and idealist, he struggles to live within the confines of ...
Style: exciting, captivating, intellectual, witty, serious ...
Plot: leonardo da vinci, prodigy, adventure, inventor, renaissance, escapades, talented, historical character, lust, shrewd, sex scene, unconventional method ...
Time: 15th century
Place: italy, europe, florence, rome italy, ottoman empire ...
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 8.4
 96K
Psych (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Thanks to his police officer father's efforts, Shawn Spencer spent his childhood developing a keen eye for detail (and a lasting dislike of his dad). Years later, Shawn's frequent tips to the police lead to him being falsely accused of a ...
Style: exciting, witty, talky, not serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: partners, investigation, best friends, friends, private detective, intelligence, buddies, who done it, talented, prodigy, friendship, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
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 7.7
 73K
Scandal (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Everyone has secrets and Olivia Pope has dedicated her life to protecting and defending the public images of the elite by keeping those secrets under wraps. Pope and her team are at the top of their game when it comes to getting the job done for ...
Style: serious, clever, twists and turns, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lawyer, white house, relationship vs career, workplace situations, teamwork, politician, president, senator, media, coworker, ambition, democrat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
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 7.4
 567K
Limitless (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A paranoia-fueled action thriller about an unsuccessful writer whose life is transformed by a top-secret "smart drug" that allows him to use 100% of his brain and become a perfect version of himself. His enhanced abilities soon attract ...
Style: philosophical, clever, captivating, intellectual, cerebral ...
Plot: intelligence, success, ambition, rise to the top, life turned upside down, prodigy, superhuman powers, drug abuse, rags to riches, overnight success, experimental drug, life changing experience ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Enemy of the State (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Hotshot Washington lawyer, Robert Dean becomes a victim of high-tech identity theft when a hacker slips an incriminating video into his pocket. Soon, a rogue National Security agent sets out to recover the tape – and destroy Dean.
Style: tense, clever, suspense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, conspiracy, political conspiracy, fighting the system, uncover truth, espionage, satellite, cia, manhunt, intelligence, lawyer, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., maryland, baltimore, usa, north america
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