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 suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, stylized and clever films and TV shows about / with resourceful, danger, escapades, storytelling, death, mentor, friendship, dialogue, catastrophe and murder plots mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as resourceful: Elementary (2012), Castle (2009), Psych (2006), Intelligence (2014), Sherlock (2010), The Thing (1982), The Looney Tunes Show (2011), Escape Plan (2013), The River (2012), Strike (2017).
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Psych (2006)
Comedy, Crime, Mystery
USA
44 min.
 8.4
Sherlock (2010)
Crime, Drama, Mystery
UK, USA
88 min.
 9.2
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Strike (2017)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
UK
60 min.
 7.9
The Spacewalker (2017)
Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller
Russia
140 min.
 7.3

List of resourceful movies

 7.9
 89K
Elementary (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, suspenseful, talky, serious, realistic
Plot: investigation, riddles and clues, crime, private detective, prodigy, intelligence, partners, crimes, law enforcement, unconventional method, mastermind, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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 8.2
 130K
Castle (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: police investigation, investigation, police detective, partners, writer's life, crimes, law enforcement, riddles and clues, murder, reluctant partners, workplace situations, resourceful ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 8.4
 75K
Psych (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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: humorous, intellectual, not serious, talky, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: private detective, buddies, intelligence, amateur detective, partners, best friends, resourceful, investigation, police, unconventional method, crime, police station ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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 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
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 9.2
 658K
Sherlock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.
Style: clever, witty, captivating, serious, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, prodigy, crime, mind game, partners, mastermind, riddles and clues, friendship, intelligence, danger, mysterious character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, europe, london, scotland yard
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 8.1
 314K
The Thing (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: isolation, paranoia, monster, survival, alien encounter, space and aliens, transformation, danger, fear, supernatural, confined, destruction ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: antarctica, south pole
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The Looney Tunes Show (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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, light, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, disorder, goofy hero, escapades, neighbor, buddies, resourceful, suburbs, dimwit, imaginary, cartoon rabbit, cartoon duck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, usa
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 6.7
 204K
Escape Plan (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, 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, brutal, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison escape, against the odds, lone hero, survival, prison life, outsmarting, resourceful, convict, conspiracy, betrayal, escape plan ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, morocco, colorado
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 6.9
 16K
The River (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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, suspenseful, twists and turns, stylized ...
Plot: missing person, jungle, research, supernatural, danger, search, adventure, escapades, mystery, mysterious place, adventurer, expedition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america, south america
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 7.9
 6K
Strike (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A war veteran turned private detective operates out of a tiny office in London’s Denmark Street. Although wounded both physically and psychologically, his unique insight and background as a military police investigator prove crucial in solving ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, ironic, talky
Plot: private detective, loner, danger, investigation, riddles and clues, misfit, alienation, mind game, resourceful, antisocial behavior, partners, multiple suspects ...
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 8.4
 413K
Prison Break (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Due to a political conspiracy, an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother, who makes it his mission to deliberately get himself sent to the same prison in order to break the both of them out, from the inside out.
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, fugitives, confined, manhunt, chases and races, escape, fbi, scheme, fighting the system, self sacrifice, win over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.9
 810K
Iron Man (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, humorous, witty, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, adventure, prodigy, terrorism, weapon system, heroes, androids and robots, millionaire, danger, technology, good versus evil, assistant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, middle east, afghanistan, malibu california ...
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 7.4
 474K
Limitless (2011)
Genre: Mystery, 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: clever, intellectual, psychological, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: intelligence, prodigy, life turned upside down, rise to the top, superhuman powers, success, drug abuse, addiction, ambition, greed, experiment, millionaire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.5
 436K
Source Code (2011)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, discovering he's involved in a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. He learns he's part of a top-secret experimental program that enables ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, twists and turns, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, destiny, bomb, save the day, suspicion, nuclear threat, train, danger, imaginary, race against time, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, afghanistan, chicago illinois
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 7.9
 38K
Leverage (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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, stylized, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: hacker, thief, crime, escapades, crimes, unconventional method, team, mastermind, actress, dishonesty, hidden identity, scheme ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa
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Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, surprise ending, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeologist, adventure, adventurer, artifact, good versus evil, tombs and skeletons, treasure, map, expedition, ancient, journey ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: egypt, nepal, himalaya, cairo egypt, washington d.c. ...
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Phineas and Ferb (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
Story: Each day, two kindhearted suburban stepbrothers on summer vacation embark on some grand new project, which annoys their controlling sister, Candace, who tries to bust them. Meanwhile, their pet platypus plots against evil Dr. Doofenshmirtz.
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, not serious
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: young heroes, siblings relations, secret agents, secret identity, mad scientist, scientist, mischievous children, disorder, chaos and mayhem, good versus evil, dishonesty, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.5
 379K
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, not serious, light, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, mischievous children, family, holiday, when the parents are away, young heroes, crime gone awry, danger, home alone, neighbor, precocious child, prank ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, illinois, paris france, chicago illinois, france ...
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 8.4
 59K
Veronica Mars (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The series is set in the fictional town of Neptune, California, and stars Kristen Bell as the title character, a student who progresses from high school to college while moonlighting as a private investigator under the tutelage of her detective ...
Style: witty, talky, offbeat, humorous, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: amateur detective, private detective, student, investigation, high school, youth, teenage life, danger, sheriff, crime, crimes, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, southern california
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 6.7
 77K
Revolution (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Revolution focuses on the struggle to survive 15 years after a global blackout.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, stylized ...
Plot: future dystopia, survival, apocalypse, adventure, dictatorship, fate of humanity, chaos, society, chases and races, danger, escapades, parents and children ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2020s
Place: usa
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 6.9
 68K
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: serious, suspenseful, touching, stylized, tense ...
Plot: survival, sea disaster, isolation, boat, adventure, ocean or sea, ship, storm, desperation, forces of nature, human nature, human spirit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Spacewalker (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 140 min.
Story: March 1965. In the heat of the Cold War, the USA and the USSR are competing for supremacy in space. What both superpowers aim for in this race, is to be the first to have a man walk in outer space. To accomplish that, no price is too high and no ...
Style: factual, based on true events, propaganda film, suspense, breathtaking ...
Plot: spacewalk, cosmonaut, against the odds, cold war, courage, space program, heroic mission, stranded, period piece, characters in danger, save the day, outer space ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: soviet union, usa, russia
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National Treasure (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, 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, serious, realistic, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, riddles and clues, adventure, adventurer, archaeologist, journey, expedition, map, tombs and skeletons, artifact, ancient ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century, 2000s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, new jersey, washington d.c., jerusalem, pennsylvania ...
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 7.0
 135K
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: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, clever ...
Plot: captivity, survival, isolation, danger, confined, terrorism, race against time, desperation, fear, characters in danger, chases and races, trapped ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: iraq, middle east
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The Walking Dead (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Sheriff's deputy Rick Grimes awakens from a coma to find a post-apocalyptic world dominated by flesh-eating zombies. He sets out to find his family and encounters many other survivors along the way.
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, bleak, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie, apocalypse, supernatural, plague, future dystopia, chaos, vestiges of humanity, fear, danger, social decay, zombie apocalypse ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, georgia
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 7.7
 676K
Gravity (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first Shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The Shuttle is destroyed, leaving ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: survival, isolation, outer space, spacecraft, space station, space travel, astronaut, trapped in space, space and aliens, survivor, spacewalk, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: houston texas
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 7.9
 511K
Life of Pi (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Taiwan, UK, Canada
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: suspense, melancholic, atmospheric, captivating, scenic ...
Plot: survival, adventure, ocean or sea, hopes, human nature, teenage boy, ocean, young heroes, ship, starvation, isolation, journey ...
Place: india, pacific ocean, paris france, toronto ontario canada, mexico ...
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Life Is Beautiful (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A touching story of an Italian book seller of Jewish ancestry who lives in his own little fairy tale. His creative and happy life would come to an abrupt halt when his entire family is deported to a concentration camp during World War II. While ...
Style: sentimental, touching, tragicomedy, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, human spirit, survival, optimism, concentration camp, captivity, fascism, self sacrifice, life philosophy, jewish, protecting from truth, make believe ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s
Place: italy, europe, tuscany, poland
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Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
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: stylized, witty, humorous, offbeat, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: fox, anthropomorphism, tree, theft, family, thief, dog, underground, animal life, imaginary, revenge, peasant ...
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 7.8
 346K
Tangled (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When the kingdom's most wanted-and most charming-bandit Flynn Rider hides out in a mysterious tower, he's taken hostage by Rapunzel, a beautiful and feisty tower-bound teen with 70 feet of magical, golden hair. Flynn's curious captor, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, captivating, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: princess, horse, follow your dream, unlikely couple, adventure, family, imaginary kingdom, young lovers, love and romance, fall in love, queen, couples ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
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