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The list contains the best, new and most relevant exciting movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, suspenseful, intense, entertaining, serious and stylized films and TV shows about / with dialogue, danger, adventure, chase, mentor, heroes, fight scenes, catastrophe, technology and escapades plots mostly in Adventure, Action and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, New Zealand and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as exciting: Jurassic Park (1993), King Kong (2005), The Adventures of Tintin (2011), Die Hard 2 (1990), Skyfall (2012), Casino Royale (2006), The Mummy (1999), The Avengers (2012), Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011), Speed (1994).
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
New Zealand, USA
178 min.
 8.8
Game of Thrones
Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
USA, UK
57 min.
 9.5
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Lost in Space
Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
USA
60 min.
 7.2
Avengers: Infinity War
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
USA
149 min.
 8.6

List of exciting movies

 8.1
 744K
Jurassic Park
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A wealthy entrepreneur secretly creates a theme park featuring living dinosaurs drawn from prehistoric DNA. Before opening day, he invites a team of experts and his two eager grandchildren to experience the park and help calm anxious investors. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: dinosaur, island, adventure, survival, theme park, chase, genetics, natural disaster, fantasy world, science, animal attack, children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: costa rica
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 7.2
 355K
King Kong
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: New Zealand, USA, Germany
Duration: 187 min.
Story: In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with the leading lady.
Style: exciting, stylized, scenic, sentimental, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, fantasy world, island, jungle, gorilla, giant insect, survival, expedition, danger, exotic island, monster, dinosaur ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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The Adventures of Tintin
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Intrepid young reporter, Tintin, and his loyal dog, Snowy, are thrust into a world of high adventure when they discover a ship carrying an explosive secret. As Tintin is drawn into a centuries-old mystery, Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine suspects him of ...
Style: exciting, stylized, realistic, colourful, intense ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, adventurer, amateur detective, comics, chase, fantasy world, danger, escapades, investigation, map, dog ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, year 1949, 1940s
Place: europe, morocco, seaport, north africa
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 7.1
 302K
Die Hard 2
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: John McClane is an off-duty cop gripped with a feeling of déjà vu when on a snowy Christmas Eve in the nation's capital, terrorists seize a major international airport, holding thousands of holiday travelers hostage. Renegade military ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, lone hero, save the day, fight scenes, adventure, gunfight, airport, chase, danger, airplane, christmas, master criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, washington d.c.
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 7.8
 576K
Skyfall
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, MI6 is attacked forcing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position to be challenged by Gareth Mallory, the new Chairman of ...
Style: exciting, suspense, entertaining, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: 007, james bond, secret service, secret service agent, secret agent, british secret service, bond girl, british intelligence, interrogation, good versus evil, fight, anti hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, scotland, asia, china, london ...
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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a "Victor's ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rebellion, future dystopia, young heroes, female protagonist, society, survival, danger, competition, mentor, fight, fight scenes, love triangle ...
Time: future, near future
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 8.0
 523K
Casino Royale
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, Czech Republic, USA, Germany, Bahamas, Italy
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Le Chiffre, a banker to the world's terrorists, is scheduled to participate in a high-stakes poker game in Montenegro, where he intends to use his winnings to establish his financial grip on the terrorist market. M sends Bond – on his maiden ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, scenic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: 007, espionage, casino, james bond, master villain, obsessive quest, british secret service, romance, escapades, plot twist, adventure, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, montenegro, london, italy, bahamas ...
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 7.0
 355K
The Mummy
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Dashing legionnaire Rick O'Connell and his companion, Beni stumble upon the hidden ruins of Hamunaptra while in the midst of a battle in 1923, 3,000 years after Imhotep has suffered a fate worse than death – his body will remain undead for ...
Style: exciting, scary, entertaining, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: mummy, adventure, treasure hunt, supernatural, deadly creature, archaeology, fight scenes, tomb, chase, desert, adventurer, romance ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, cairo egypt, north africa
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make ...
Style: stylized, exciting, atmospheric, scenic, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, fantasy world, save the world, medieval, friendship, imaginary kingdom, magic, journey, mythology, master villain, sword and sorcery ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand, mine
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.
Style: exciting, stylized, scenic, captivating, epic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, fantasy world, friendship, wizards, storytelling, multiple storylines, heroic mission, pride and honor, save the world, magic, sword fight ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
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 8.1
 1.1M
The Avengers
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, good versus evil, superhuman powers, comics, weapons, save the world, heroic mission, superhero team, teleportation, chase, assassin, humanity in peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, battleship, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
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Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Scientist Will Rodman is determined to find a cure for Alzheimer's, the disease which has slowly consumed his father. Will feels certain he is close to a breakthrough and tests his latest serum on apes, noticing dramatic increases in ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: rebellion, virus, experiment gone awry, humanity, survival, alzheimer's disease, monkey, fight for supremacy, medical research, genetically altered, chimpanzee, gorilla ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, near future, 2010s
Place: san francisco, usa
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 7.2
 292K
Speed
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Los Angeles SWAT cop Jack Traven is up against bomb expert Howard Payne, who's after major ransom money. First it's a rigged elevator in a very tall building. Then it's a rigged bus--if it slows, it will blow, bad enough any day, but ...
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, bomb, hostages, terrorism, unlikely partners, rescue, bus, save the day, twists & turns, danger, surveillance, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 7.9
 810K
Iron Man
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, entertaining, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, adventure, technology, androids and robots, good versus evil, comics, transformation, prodigy, weapons, danger, terrorism, weapon system ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, middle east, afghanistan ...
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Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Japan, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: English aristocrat Lara Croft is skilled in hand-to-hand combat and in the middle of a battle with a secret society. The shapely archaeologist moonlights as a tomb raider to recover lost antiquities and meets her match in the evil Powell, who's ...
Style: exciting, stylized, entertaining, sexy, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, treasure hunt, kick-butt women, chase, good versus evil, fight scenes, archaeology, lone hero, heroic mission, fantasy world, artifact, tomb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: iceland, cambodia, siberia
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he ...
Style: exciting, fairy tale, entertaining, twists and turns, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: magic, adventure, school, witch, fantasy world, good versus evil, friendship, orphan, best friends, wizards, chosen one, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1992, year 1991, 1990s
Place: england, europe
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: friendship, raccoon, save the world, team, supernatural, outer space, danger, villain, love and romance, shooting, journey, adventure ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
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 6.6
 358K
Armageddon
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: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, nasa, space travel, heroic mission, astronaut, end of the world, self sacrifice, apocalypse, save the world, asteroid, fate of humanity, outer space ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, paris france, washington d.c., pentagon, shanghai ...
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 6.8
 338K
Spectre
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: A cryptic message from Bond’s past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.
Style: exciting, suspense, entertaining, sexy, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: james bond, 007, espionage, spy, british secret service, heroic mission, secret service, secret agent, assassin, car chase, fight scenes, secret mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: london, england, north africa, big ben london, austria ...
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 6.7
 244K
Angels & Demons
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon investigates a mysterious symbol seared into the chest of a murdered physicist. He discovers evidence of the unimaginable, the rebirth of an ancient secret brotherhood known as the Illuminati, the most powerful ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, intellectual, twist ending, enigmatic ...
Plot: mystery, conspiracy, catholicism, religion versus science, murder, vatican, investigation, secrets, riddles and clues, twists & turns, catholic church, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, europe, geneva switzerland, harvard university, italy
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 8.6
 220K
Sons of Anarchy
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: An adrenalized drama with darkly comedic undertones that explores a notorious outlaw motorcycle club’s (MC) desire to protect its livelihood while ensuring that their simple, sheltered town of Charming, California remains exactly that, charming. ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motorcycle gang, family relations, ira, motorcycle, power struggle, biker, prison, arms dealing, young man, crime, tattoo, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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The Hunger Games
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, young heroes, chase, contests and competitions, reality tv, future dystopia, against the odds, adventure, adaptation, mentor, death, violence ...
Time: future
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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman ...
Style: exciting, dark, comic, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, batman, dark hero, fight scenes, comics, superhuman powers, justice, save the world, heroes, weapons, good versus evil, fantasy world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1981, year 1918, 2010s
Place: usa, tijuana mexico, u.s. capitol building, washington d.c., africa
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 6.4
 270K
Salt
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspense, surprise ending, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, double agent, assassination, cold war, secret service, betrayal, chase, cia, female spy, revenge, russian spy, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, new york, usa, soviet union, manhattan new york city ...
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 8.0
 565K
The Incredibles
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bob Parr has given up his superhero days to log in time as an insurance adjuster and raise his three children with his formerly heroic wife in suburbia. But when he receives a mysterious assignment, it's time to get back into costume.
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, witty, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, adventure, family, good versus evil, kids and family, alter ego, superhuman powers, save the day, villain, eccentric family, secret identity, violence ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Battlestar Galactica: Razor
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A two-hour Battlestar Galactica special that tells the story of the Battlestar Pegasus several months prior to it finding the Galactica.
Style: exciting, futuristic, serious, stylized, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, space and aliens, androids and robots, space wars, survival, space opera, adventure, betrayal, humanity, dark hero, transformation, fight scenes ...
Time: future
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The Da Vinci Code
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Malta, France, UK
Duration: 149 min.
Story: When the curator of the Louvre is found murdered in the famed museum's hallowed halls, Harvard professor, Robert Langdon and cryptographer, Sophie Neve must untangle a deadly web of deceit involving the works of Leonardo da Vinci.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: christianity, mystery, holy grail, adventure, chases and races, secrets, twists & turns, symbolism, leonardo da vinci, vatican, conspiracy, catholicism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1st century, 2000s
Place: europe, france, london, holy land, paris france ...
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 5.8
 317K
2012
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, sentimental, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, survival, forces of nature, destruction, tsunami, foreknowledge, vestiges of humanity, global warming, chaos and mayhem, family, single father, evacuation ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2010, near future, year 2012 ...
Place: paris france, california, washington d.c., pasadena california, big ben london ...
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 7.0
 636K
Thor
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Against his father Odin's will, The Mighty Thor - a powerful but arrogant warrior god - recklessly reignites an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth and forced to live among humans as punishment. Once here, Thor learns what it takes to be a ...
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, entertaining, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, adventure, betrayal, superhuman powers, brothers, immortality, mythology, god, comics, dark hero, fight scenes, battle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new mexico, scandinavia, norway
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Into the Badlands
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: In a land controlled by feudal barons, a great warrior and a young boy embark on a journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment. A genre-bending martial arts series very loosely based on the classic Chinese tale Journey to the West.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, warrior, adventure, danger, blood, murder, heroes, rivalry, fantasy world, brutality, betrayal, death ...
Place: feudal japan
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