Resourceful movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant resourceful movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, serious, clever, realistic, suspenseful and intense films and TV shows about / with resourceful, danger, mentor, storytelling, catastrophe, dialogue, chase, redemption, runaway and life philosophy plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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resourceful movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as resourceful: Castle (2009), Elementary (2012), Limitless (2011), Psych (2006), Home Alone (1990), Sherlock (2010), The Looney Tunes Show (2011), National Treasure (2004), Intelligence (2014), All Is Lost (2013).

List of resourceful movies

 8.1
 145K
Castle (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.
Style: witty, realistic, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: police detective, female detective, riddles and clues, romancing partners, homicide detective, police investigation, investigation, writers, murder, crime investigation, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, united states
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 7.9
 105K
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, odd, suspenseful, serious, talky ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, riddles and clues, crimes, partners, talented, prodigy, law enforcement, mastermind, unconventional method, intelligence, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.4
 547K
Limitless (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
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: clever, captivating, intellectual, philosophical, cerebral ...
Plot: intelligence, ambition, success, superhuman powers, rise to the top, prodigy, life changing experience, life turned upside down, overnight success, resourceful, greed, drug abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 8.3
 89K
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, not serious, witty, talky, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: partners, buddies, private detective, best friends, investigation, intelligence, friends, who done it, friendship, talented, crime, photographic memory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
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 7.6
 510K
Home Alone (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin's house, the plucky kid stands ...
Style: humorous, funny, not serious, light, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, mischievous children, family, holiday, when the parents are away, child protagonist, home invasion, kids and family, youth, children, neighbor, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, america, paris france, france ...
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 9.1
 855K
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, captivating, witty, mind bending, psychological ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, riddles and clues, crime, mind game, genius, prodigy, mastermind, sherlock holmes, british, intelligence, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: london, england, europe, scotland yard
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The Looney Tunes Show (2011)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The Looney Tunes Show is an American animated sitcom which premiered May 3, 2011 on Cartoon Network. The show features characters from the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies theatrical cartoons updated for the 21st century. It is produced by Warner ...
Style: humorous, exciting, tense, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: cartoon duck, coyote, friendship, suburbs, neighbor, bugs bunny, goofy hero, resourceful, disorder, dimwit, buddies, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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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, serious, clever, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, treasure, riddles and clues, archaeologist, adventurer, legends and myths, treasure hunter, obsessive quest, ancient, artifact, archaeology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 1830s, 1770s ...
Place: usa, philadelphia, new york, boston, jerusalem ...
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 6.9
 19K
Intelligence (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: hi-tech, government agency, computers and web, heroes, life risking, secret agents, fellow agent, resourceful, computer system, working undercover, computer genius, espionage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.9
 79K
All Is Lost (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During a solo voyage in the Indian Ocean, a veteran mariner awakes to find his vessel taking on water after a collision with a stray shipping container. With his radio and navigation equipment disabled, he sails unknowingly into a violent storm and ...
Style: harsh, suspenseful, touching, rough, captivating ...
Plot: survival, storm, boat, isolation, forces of nature, ocean or sea, desperation, adventure, loneliness, human spirit, hopes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Prison Break: The Final Break (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The movie covers the events which occurred in between the downfall of The Company and the finale of the series. It details the arrest and incarceration of Sara Tancredi, the final escape plan which Michael devises for Sara. It also reveals the ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: prison, prison life, escape, fugitives, woman in danger, daring rescue, against the odds, chases and races, race against time, confined, resourceful, freedom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: florida, israel, new jersey, canada
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 6.7
 236K
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, serious, exciting, twists and turns, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison escape, lone hero, outsmarting, escape plan, escape, against the odds, revenge, torture, resourceful, survival, convict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 2013, 80s ...
Place: usa, florida, california, louisiana, morocco ...
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The Next Three Days (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A married couple's life is turned upside down when the wife is accused of a murder. Lara Brennan is arrested for murdering her boss with whom she had an argument. It seems she was seen leaving the scene of the crime and her fingerprints were on ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: false accusation, life turned upside down, family relations, injustice, confined, danger, daring rescue, crimes, escape, life is a bitch, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh, venezuela, canada, haiti
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 7.0
 106K
Get the Gringo (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, intense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, lone hero, prison, prison life, confined, prison gang, thief, prison escape, gang, corruption, crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico, san diego california
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 6.3
 187K
Knight and Day (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A fugitive couple goes on a glamorous and sometimes deadly adventure where nothing and no one – even themselves – are what they seem. Amid shifting alliances and unexpected betrayals, they race across the globe, with their survival ultimately ...
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: chase, spy, secret agents, love and romance, couples, undercover, chases and races, espionage, escapades, on the run, danger, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, spain, usa, europe, boston ...
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The Time Traveler's Wife (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Due to a genetic disorder, handsome librarian Henry DeTamble involuntarily zips through time, appearing at various moments in the life of his true love, the beautiful artist Clare Abshire.
Style: romantic, touching, sentimental, sincere, psychotronic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: time travel, love affair, true love, impossible love, disappearance, time traveler, supernatural romance, couple relations, love and romance, time paradox, fall in love, time loop ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century, year 1995, 1990s ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 6.4
 400K
Godzilla (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Ford Brody, a Navy bomb expert, has just reunited with his family in San Francisco when he is forced to go to Japan to help his estranged father, Joe. Soon, both men are swept up in an escalating crisis when Godzilla, King of the Monsters, arises ...
Style: disaster movie, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, giant monster, giant, godzilla, giant creature, deadly creature, tsunami, destruction, dinosaur, creature, prehistoric creature, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 2010s, year 1999 ...
Place: san francisco, japan, usa, hawaii, honolulu hawaii ...
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 6.9
 258K
Non-Stop (2014)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bill Marks is a burned-out veteran of the Air Marshals service. He views the assignment not as a life-saving duty, but as a desk job in the sky. However, today's flight will be no routine trip. Shortly into the transatlantic journey from New ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, air disaster, hijacking, false accusation, danger, save the day, special agents, hostage, heroes, race against time, lone hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, iceland, london
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 7.0
 346K
Super 8 (2011)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 1979 Ohio, several youngsters are making a zombie movie with a Super-8 camera. In the midst of filming, the friends witness a horrifying train derailment and are lucky to escape with their lives. They soon discover that the catastrophe was no ...
Style: suspenseful, heroic, psychotronic, sentimental, exciting ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: childhood, young heroes, alien, monster, friendship, ufo, small town, adventure, youth, investigation, creature, attack ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979, 1950s, 50s ...
Place: ohio, usa
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How to Make It in America (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Trying to make a name for themselves in New York's competitive fashion scene, Ben Epstein and his friend and business partner Cam Calderon use their street knowledge and connections to bring their ambitions to fruition. With the help of ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, captivating, entertaining, realistic
Plot: entrepreneur, ambition, lifestyle, follow your dream, businessman, ambitious, american dream, buddies, resourceful, girlfriend, determination, career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 7.8
 555K
Cast Away (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Chuck, a top international manager for FedEx, and Kelly, a Ph.D. student, are in love and heading towards marriage. Then Chuck's plane to Malaysia ditches at sea during a terrible storm. He's the only survivor, and he washes up on a tiny ...
Style: captivating, suspense, serious, cerebral, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: survival, loneliness, isolation, desert island, stranded on an island, island, human spirit, solitude, courage, adventure, tropical island, air disaster ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: moscow russia, russia
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 6.8
 16K
The River (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The River follows the story of wildlife expert and TV personality Emmet Cole. Emmet set course around the world with his wife, Tess, and son, Lincoln, while filming what would become one of the most popular shows in television. After he goes missing ...
Style: scary, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: jungle, adventure, missing person, research, amazon river, supernatural, adventurer, mysterious place, expedition, search, magical, legendary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, south america, latin america
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 6.7
 167K
Over the Hedge (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A scheming raccoon fools a mismatched family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food, by invading the new suburban sprawl that popped up while they were hibernating – and learns a lesson about family himself.
Style: exciting, humorous, funny, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, talking animals, squirrel, heroic mission, rescue, forest, animal life, suburbs, fight back, fish out of water, cons and scams, leader ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: indiana, usa
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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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 6.5
 112K
Premium Rush (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In Manhattan, a bike messenger picks up an envelope that attracts the interest of a dirty cop, who pursues the cyclist throughout the city.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: delivery, chase, race against time, organized crime, police corruption, corruption, life turned upside down, cycling, on the run, dishonesty, danger, resourceful ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, united states, china ...
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 7.6
 66K
Cell 211 (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The story of two men on different sides of a prison riot -- the inmate leading the rebellion and the young guard trapped in the revolt, who poses as a prisoner in a desperate attempt to survive the ordeal.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, bleak, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, hidden identity, prison guard, confined, hostage, convict, penitentiary, trapped, prison riot, reformatory, rebellion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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 7.9
 602K
Life of Pi (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Taiwan, UK, Mexico, Canada, France, India
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper's son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in the Pacific Ocean.
Style: philosophical, captivating, motivational, scenic, dramatic ...
Plot: survival, journey, beautiful scenery, storytelling, lost at sea, hopes, teenage boy, adventure, stranded, ocean, ocean or sea, human nature ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, paris france, montreal, toronto ontario canada, pacific ocean ...
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 7.0
 156K
Buried (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK, USA, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it's a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, tense, suspense ...
Plot: survival, confined, buried alive, captivity, isolation, trapped, abduction, desperation, danger, claustrophobia, terrorism, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: iraq, middle east
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Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Fantastic Mr. Fox bored with his current life, plans a heist against the three local farmers. The farmers, tired of sharing their chickens with the sly fox, seek revenge against him and his family.
Style: whimsical, fairy tale, humorous, not serious, talky ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, fox, anthropomorphic animal, anthropomorphism, heroic mission, danger, evil, partners, unlikely partners, dishonesty, thief, village life ...
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 7.9
 988K
Iron Man (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil.
Style: exciting, witty, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, technology, heroes, prodigy, adventure, self sacrifice, millionaire, intelligence, weapon system, assistant, good versus evil, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, malibu california, middle east, las vegas ...
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