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, clever, serious, entertaining, suspense and realistic films and TV shows about / with resourceful, danger, mentor, chase, catastrophe, storytelling, dialogue, happy ending, runaway and vengeance plots mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
resourceful movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as resourceful: Elementary (2012), Limitless (2011), Castle (2009), Home Alone (1990), Psych (2006), The Looney Tunes Show (2011), The Next Three Days (2010), Prison Break: The Final Break (2009), Escape Plan (2013), Sherlock (2010).

List of resourceful movies

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, sad ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, investigation, talented, female partner, unconventional method, prodigy, riddles and clues, mastermind, partners, private detective, intelligence, resourceful ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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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, intellectual, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: intelligence, success, ambition, creativity, rise to the top, rags to riches, life turned upside down, prodigy, experimental drug, superhuman powers, resourceful, drug abuse ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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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, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: writers, investigation, female detective, crime investigation, romancing partners, partners, homicide detective, police investigation, police detective, riddles and clues, resourceful, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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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: funny, humorous, light, not serious, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, chick flick, preschoolers ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, mischievous children, home alone, family, children, youth, when the parents are away, child protagonist, home invasion, precocious child, prank ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york, illinois, france ...
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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, talky, witty, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: best friends, partners, friends, investigation, private detective, intelligence, buddies, who done it, talented, prodigy, friendship, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa
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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, entertaining, light, tense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: suburbs, friendship, bugs bunny, resourceful, goofy hero, coyote, dimwit, disorder, buddies, neighbor, cartoon duck, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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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: suspense, suspenseful, romantic, tense, psychological ...
Plot: prison escape, life turned upside down, false accusation, confined, injustice, crimes, family relations, husband wife relationship, love, couples, innocent, prison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, venezuela, usa, canada, haiti ...
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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: suspenseful, suspense, clever, intense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: prison, prison escape, woman in danger, self sacrifice, twists and turns, escape, fugitives, runaway, murder mystery, vengeance, survival, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new jersey, israel, canada, florida
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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, exciting, surprise ending, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison escape, escape, revenge, escape plan, lone hero, survival, outsmarting, prisoner, torture, ship, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2013, 2010s, 80s ...
Place: morocco, usa, colorado, florida, miami ...
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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, mastermind, murder mystery, private detective, friendship, partners, british, riddles and clues, mind game, intelligence, talented ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: london, england, scotland yard, europe
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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, humorous, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison escape, gunfight, tough guy, lone hero, prison gang, gang, gangsters, corruption, mafia, crimes, justice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico, usa, san diego california
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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, romantic, funny, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, boys' night, date night
Plot: spy, chase, cia, couples, secret agents, characters in danger, partners, espionage, fbi, gunfight, love and romance, tough guy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, austria, kansas, boston, europe ...
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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, emotional, sad ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: time travel, love affair, time traveler, love and romance, time, true love, time paradox, impossible love, fall in love, tragic love, disappearance, time loop ...
Time: future, 20th century, 70s, 90s, 80s ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Godzilla (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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: exciting, suspense, intense, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, giant monster, dinosaur, godzilla, disaster, creature, mutant, giant, military, deadly creature, giant creature, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 2010s, year 1999 ...
Place: japan, hawaii, san francisco, tokyo, usa ...
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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: suspense, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, air disaster, twists and turns, special agents, save the day, hostage, terrorist, hijacking, mind game, investigation, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: london, usa, new york, iceland
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Super 8 (2011)
Genre: Action, 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, exciting, suspense, thought provoking, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night
Plot: childhood, monster, alien, small town, ufo, friendship, adventure, young heroes, creature, youth, coming of age, train crash ...
Time: 70s, year 1979, future, 80s, 20th century ...
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, erotic, entertaining ...
Plot: entrepreneur, follow your dream, ambition, lifestyle, businessman, ambitious, group of friends, buddies, girlfriend, determination, success, resourceful ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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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: suspense, captivating, psychological, emotional, serious ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: survival, loneliness, isolation, island, adventure, stranded on an island, air disaster, solitude, desert island, determination, survivor, courage ...
Time: 20th century, 2000s, 90s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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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, suspense, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: secret service, terrorism, white house, president, hostage, terrorist attack, secret agents, one man army, daring rescue, u.s. president, betrayal, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa, north korea, pentagon, north america
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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, suspense, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: chase, race against time, organized crime, delivery, police corruption, chinese immigrant, twists and turns, bicycle, justice, conspiracy, life turned upside down, bicycle race ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, new jersey, san francisco ...
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Cell 211 (2009)
Genre: Action, 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: suspenseful, tense, psychological, intense, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, survival, confined, trapped, prison guard, hostage, rebellion, gangsters, twists and turns, crimes, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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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: fairy tale, feel good, captivating, uplifting, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, teens ...
Plot: princess, romance, disney, disney princess, adventure, love and romance, fall in love, family, unlikely couple, couples, horse, young woman ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
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Life of Pi (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Taiwan, UK, Canada, India, France
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, motivational, visually appealing, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: survival, ocean, human animal relationship, adventure, stranded, loneliness, life, animals, beautiful scenery, survivor, hopes, journey ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, pacific ocean, toronto ontario canada, montreal, mexico ...
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Cain (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: A cynical experienced homicide detective based in Marseilles, France is crippled in the line of duty and depends on a wheelchair to get around. He is accompanied by a young ,vivacious female detective who's been forced on him to train as a ...
Style: psychological, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: eccentricity, mastermind, friendship, partners, police detective, murder mystery, genius, resourceful, crime scene, twists and turns, dark humor, prodigy ...
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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: humorous, exciting, funny, satirical, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, family, squirrel, talking animals, raccoon, cons and scams, fish out of water, leader, friendship, animal that acts human, turtle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: indiana, usa
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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: kids, family outing, girls' night, boys' night, pre-teens ...
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, adventure, archaeology, archaeologist, treasure hunter, riddles and clues, secret place, ancient, adventurer, map, journey ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, 19th century, 18th century ...
Place: usa, philadelphia, washington d.c., egypt, new jersey ...
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Captain Phillips (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.
Style: suspense, realistic, tense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: ship, hostage, kidnapping, terrorism, survival, rescue, u.s. navy, escapades, pirate, hostage situation, ocean, ransom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2010s, 2000s
Place: somalia, africa, kenya, virginia, vermont ...
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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: government agency, hi-tech, heroes, computers and web, life risking, secret agents, fellow agent, swat team, spy, inventions and discoveries, espionage, intelligence ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, touching, suspenseful, tense, reflective ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, isolation, sea, boat, adventure, storm, loneliness, forces of nature, survivor, ocean, human spirit, sailor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family
Country: UK, 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: fairy tale, talky, humorous, atmospheric, cerebral ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, date night, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, unlikely partners, anthropomorphism, fox, anthropomorphic animal, heroic mission, evil, partners, dishonesty, animals, eccentricity, village life ...
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