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Get Smart (2008)
Action, Adventure, Comedy

Get Smart (2008)

American Maxwell Smart works for a Government spy agency in an administrative capacity. When the agency's head office is attacked, the Chief decides to assign Maxwell as a spy and partners him with sexy Agent 99, much to her chagrin. The duo nevertheless set off to combat their attackers by first parachuting off an airplane and landing in Russian territory - followed closely by an over seven feet tall, 400 pound goon, known simply as Dalip. The duo, handicapped by Maxwell's antics, will eventually have their identities compromised, and may be chalked up as casualties, while back in America their attackers have already planted a bomb that is set-up to explode in a concert. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, dance, betrayal
Mood:spoof
Locations:russia
Characters:villain
Period:2000s
Story:spy hero, spy spoof, shot in the leg, arch villain, moscow russia, video surveillance, jumping from an airplane, comic hero, james bond spoof, ballroom dancing, old man beats up young man, crashing through a door, walking into a trap, radioactive material, thrown from a bridge, secret entrance, classical concert, male to male kiss, male hug, swiss army knife

Spy (2015)
Action, Comedy, Crime

Spy (2015)

Susan Cooper is an unassuming, deskbound CIA analyst, and the unsung hero behind the Agency's most dangerous missions. But when her partner falls off the grid and another top agent is compromised, she volunteers to go deep undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent a global crisis. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, betrayal
Story:spy spoof, shot in the leg, double agent, night vision, raised middle finger, gadget, birthday cake, washington d.c., espionage, tough girl, knocked out, double cross, disguise, spy, car crash, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint, falling from height, brawl, tough guy

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)
Action, Adventure, Comedy

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)

After the Kingsman headquarters are blown up by a psychotic criminal named Poppy Adams. The surviving agents find their way to an allied secret organisation based in Kentucky, named Statesman. The two agencies must now work together in order to save the world and take down the so called 'Golden Circle'. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, dance, betrayal
Story:spy hero, spy spoof, james bond spoof, secret headquarters, secret organization, hit with a chair, top secret, raised middle finger, gadget, shot in the face, exploding building, traitor, washington d.c., obscene finger gesture, espionage, secret agent, u.s. president, kicked in the face, knocked out, double cross

Knight And Day (2010)
Action, Comedy, Romance

Knight And Day (2010)

June has a garage in Boston. At an airport heading home, a man bumps into her a few times and tries to keep her off the plane. He's under FBI surveillance; they wonder if he and she are working together, so they let both on a flight full of armed men wanting to arrest the stranger. He's Roy, he shoots his way out of trouble and tells her she's in danger. She's home the next day, miraculously, when agents pick her up; Roy saves her again, and a transcontinental chase ensues with Roy convincing her that he's the good guy, protecting an energy source that a rogue agent wants to sell on the black market. Can she trust Roy, and will trust matter when the bullets start flying? (Read More)

Themes:surveillance
Story:shot in the leg, hit by a train, swat team, exploding building, washington d.c., secret agent, kicked in the face, knocked out, double cross, exploding car, disguise, spy, car crash, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint, falling from height, brawl, tough guy, punched in the face, airplane

G.i. Joe: Retaliation (2013) is one of the best movies like Get Smart (2008)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

G.i. Joe: Retaliation (2013)

The G.I. Joe team is framed for crimes against the country by Zartan, disguised as the President, and Cobra Commander has all the world leaders under his influence, with their advanced warheads headed towards innocent populaces around the world. Outnumbered and outgunned, the surviving team members form a plan with their original leader, General Joseph Colton, to rescue the President and face off Cobra Commander, his accomplices and the world leaders. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, betrayal
Story:secret service, exploding building, traitor, washington d.c., obscene finger gesture, u.s. president, kicked in the face, tough girl, knocked out, based on tv series, training, double cross, exploding car, disguise, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint, falling from height, brawl, tough guy, punched in the face

Transformers: Dark Of The Moon (2011)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Transformers: Dark Of The Moon (2011)

Autobots Bumblebee, Ratchet, Ironhide, Mirage (aka Dino), Wheeljack (aka Que) and Sideswipe led by Optimus Prime, are back in action taking on the evil Decepticons, who are eager to avenge their recent defeat. The Autobots and Decepticons become involved in a perilous space race between the United States and Russia to reach a hidden Cybertronian spacecraft on the moon and learn its secrets, and once again Sam Witwicky has to go to the aid of his robot friends. The new villain Shockwave is on the scene while the Autobots and Decepticons continue to battle it out on Earth. This is why Transformers: Dark Of The Moon (2011) is one of the best movies like Get Smart (2008). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, betrayal
Locations:russia
Characters:villain
Story:shot in the leg, jumping from an airplane, secret organization, top secret, jumping through a window, thrown through a window, kicked in the crotch, laser, swat team, exploding building, traitor, washington d.c., secret agent, convertible, u.s. president, based on tv series, assassination, exploding car, disguise, robot

Red 2 (2013)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Red 2 (2013)

Retired CIA agent Frank Moses is in love with Sarah Ross and enjoying their normal life. Out of the blue, Marvin Boggs meets Frank in the supermarket and tells that Wikileaks has released the information that they had participated and know the whereabouts of the Nightshade, a portable nuclear weapon that was smuggled in pieces and hidden in Russia. Now the top agents in the world are under contract to seek them out to discover where Nightshade is. The trio travels to Paris and teams-up with the Russian Katja to track down the former Russian Agent 'The Frog' to get more information about the operation. They learn that the brilliant inventor Dr. Edward Bailey might know where the weapon is. They discover that Bailey has been interned in an asylum in London by the MI-6 for thirty-two years and the British Victoria joins the team. They rescue Bailey and find that the nuclear device is hidden in the Kremlin. Soon the dangerous South Korean Han joins the group expecting to retrieve the weapon. But dangerous killer Jack Horton is hunting Frank down and will not stop until he recovers the nuclear bomb. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, betrayal
Locations:russia
Story:shot in the leg, moscow russia, nuclear weapon, shot in the foot, swat team, washington d.c., espionage, secret agent, kicked in the face, tough girl, double cross, exploding car, disguise, spy, car crash, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint, brawl, tough guy, punched in the face

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)
Action, Crime, Thriller

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Themes:betrayal
Story:shot in the leg, shot in the foot, raised middle finger, shot in the face, violin, obscene finger gesture, kicked in the face, tough girl, double cross, assassination, car crash, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint, falling from height, brawl, tough guy, punched in the face, shot in the chest, motorcycle, machine gun

Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014) is one of the best movies like Get Smart (2008)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller

Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)

A young man named Eggsy whose father died when he was a young boy, is dealing with living with the creep his mother is with now, who mistreats her and him. He goes out and does something to one of the creep's friends. He gets arrested and he calls a number a man gave him around the time his father died, to call if he needs help. A man named Harry approaches him and tells him he's the one who helped him. He tells him that he knew his father. When the man Eggsy slighted wants some payback, Harry takes care of him and his companions single handed. Harry then tells Eggsy that he's part of a secret organization called the Kingsman and his father was also part of it. He died trying to make the world safe. Harry offers Eggsy the opportunity to be a Kingsman and he takes it. He undergoes a grueling training course. Harry is looking into the demise of another Kingsman and the trail leads him to tech billionaire named Valentine aka V who is also curious about the group following him, the Kingsman. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, betrayal
Characters:villain
Story:spy hero, shot in the leg, jumping from an airplane, secret organization, skydiving, secret service, gadget, jumping through a window, thrown through a window, shot in the face, traitor, espionage, secret agent, knocked out, training, disguise, spy, car crash, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint

The Fate Of The Furious (2017)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller

The Fate Of The Furious (2017)

Now that Dom and Letty are on their honeymoon and Brian and Mia have retired from the game-and the rest of the crew has been exonerated-the globetrotting team has found a semblance of a normal life. But when a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime he can't seem to escape and a betrayal of those closest to him, they will face trials that will test them as never before. From the shores of Cuba and the streets of New York City to the icy plains off the arctic Barents Sea, the elite force will crisscross the globe to stop an anarchist from unleashing chaos on the world's stage... and to bring home the man who made them a family. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, betrayal
Locations:russia
Story:jumping from an airplane, secret headquarters, jailbreak, top secret, thrown through a window, swat team, exploding building, espionage, secret agent, kicked in the face, tough girl, knocked out, double cross, exploding car, disguise, spy, car crash, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint, falling from height

Xxx (2002)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

Xxx (2002)

Xander "XXX" Cage is a thrill seeker who until now has been deemed untouchable by the law. NSA Agent Gibbons forces XXX to cooperate with the government to infiltrate an underground Russian crime ring, and avoid going to prison. Gibbons sends XXX to enter this world of crime undetected where others have failed, using his natural athletic prowess and a whole lot of attitude. Xander must combat an organization led by a clever, ruthless and nihilistic Yorgi whose first target is the city of Prague. This is why Xxx (2002) is one of the best movies like Get Smart (2008). (Read More)

Period:2000s
Story:spy hero, auto theft, skydiving, double agent, gadget, swat team, exploding building, washington d.c., espionage, secret agent, convertible, knocked out, training, exploding car, disguise, spy, held at gunpoint, falling from height, tough guy, airplane

Total Recall (2012)
Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Total Recall (2012)

For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid, even though he's got a beautiful wife who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life - real memories of life as a super-spy might be just what he needs. But when the procedure goes horribly wrong, Quaid becomes a hunted man as he finds himself on the run from the police. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, betrayal
Story:double agent, jumping through a window, swat team, secret agent, tough girl, double cross, disguise, spy, piano, robot, car crash, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint, falling from height, brawl, tough guy, punched in the face, remake, shot in the chest, machine gun

Pineapple Express (2008) is one of the best movies like Get Smart (2008)
Action, Comedy, Crime

Pineapple Express (2008)

Lazy court-process clerk and stoner Dale Denton has only one reason to visit his equally lazy dealer Saul Silver: to purchase weed, specifically, a rare new strain called Pineapple Express. But when Dale becomes the only witness to a murder by a crooked cop and the city's most dangerous drug lord, he panics and dumps his roach of Pineapple Express at the scene. Dale now has another reason to visit Saul: to find out if the weed is so rare that it can be traced back to him--and it is. As Dale and Saul run for their lives, they quickly discover that they're not suffering from weed-fueled paranoia: incredibly, the bad guys really are hot on their trail and trying to figure out the fastest way to kill them both. All aboard the Pineapple Express. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, betrayal
Story:shot in the leg, male hug, hit on the head with a fire extinguisher, shot in the ear, breaking through a door, butt slap, shot in the foot, telephone booth, jumping through a window, kicked in the crotch, exploding building, birthday cake, obscene finger gesture, actor shares first name with character, kicked in the face, exploding car, disguise, car crash, held at gunpoint, falling from height

Johnny English (2003)
Action, Adventure, Comedy

Johnny English (2003)

Rowan plays the eponymous lead character in a spoof spy thriller. During the course of the story we follow our hero as he attempts to single-handedly save the country from falling into the hands of a despot.

Themes:surveillance
Mood:spoof
Story:spy hero, spy spoof, video surveillance, comic hero, james bond spoof, spy, skydiving, secret service, gadget, espionage, secret agent, hand to hand combat, brawl, airplane, hero, face slap, fistfight, pistol, chase, explosion

Central Intelligence (2016)
Action, Comedy, Crime

Central Intelligence (2016)

Calvin Joyner was voted in high school the guy most likely to succeed. 20 years later he's an accountant. As his high school reunion approaches, he tries to make contact with his old schoolmates. And someone named Bob Stone contacts him. He says that he was known as Robbie Weirdicht in school. Calvin remembers that he was picked on, as a matter of fact after an extremely nasty prank he left school. They agree to meet and Calvin is surprised by how much he has changed. Bob asks Calvin to help him out. He says yes and the next thing he knows some men burst into his home. They're CIA, the one in charge is looking for Stone, she says he's a rogue agent. When they can't find Bob they leave. Later he approaches Calvin telling him, he is not a rogue agent, he's trying to find a person known as the Black Badger who is planning to sell some information that in the wrong hands can be disastrous. so he needs Calvin's help to stop him. Calvin's not sure whom he should believe. (Read More)

Themes:betrayal
Story:hit with a chair, raised middle finger, jumping through a window, obesity, swat team, traitor, espionage, secret agent, kicked in the face, knocked out, double cross, false accusation, exploding car, spy, car crash, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint, falling from height, brawl, tough guy

Killer Elite (2011)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Killer Elite (2011)

Loosely based on a true story, Killer Elite pits two of the worlds' most elite operatives - Danny, a ruthless killer-for-hire ('Jason Statham' (qv)) and Hunter, his longtime mentor ('Robert De Niro' (qv)) - against the cunning leader of a secret society of former Special Air Service operatives('Clive Owen'). Covering the globe from Australia to Paris, London and the Middle East, Danny and Hunter are plunged into a highly dangerous game of revenge and deception - where things are not always what they appear to be. This is why Killer Elite (2011) is one of the best movies like Get Smart (2008). (Read More)

Story:shot in the leg, night vision, jumping through a window, kicked in the crotch, secret agent, kicked in the face, assassination, exploding car, disguise, spy, car crash, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint, brawl, tough guy, punched in the face, shot in the chest, motorcycle, machine gun, fistfight

Rush Hour 3 (2007) is one of the best movies like Get Smart (2008)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Rush Hour 3 (2007)

After an attempted assassination on Ambassador Han, Inspector Lee and Detective Carter are back in action as they head to Paris to protect a French woman with knowledge of the Triads' secret leaders. Lee also holds secret meetings with a United Nations authority, but his personal struggles with a Chinese criminal mastermind named Kenji, which reveals that it's Lee's long-lost...brother. But their race will take them across the city, from the depths of the Paris underground to the breathtaking heights of the Eiffel Tower, as they fight to outrun the world's most deadly criminals and save the day. (Read More)

Characters:villain
Period:2000s
Story:hit with a chair, thrown through a window, convertible, kicked in the face, assassination, exploding car, car crash, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint, falling from height, brawl, tough guy, los angeles california, punched in the face, airplane, hero, face slap, shot in the chest, motorcycle, fistfight

Ghostbusters (2016)
Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Ghostbusters (2016)

Themes:surveillance
Story:swiss army knife, weaponry, hit by a train, raised middle finger, gadget, thrown through a window, misunderstanding, laser, exploding building, obscene finger gesture, knocked out, double cross, exploding car, falling from height, brawl, punched in the face, remake, face slap, motorcycle, machine gun

Salt (2010)
Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Salt (2010)

Evelyn Salt is a CIA agent and highly respected by all, including her boss, Ted Winter. Out of the blue, a Russian spy walks into their offices and offers a vital piece of information: the President of Russia will be assassinated during his forthcoming visit to New York City to attend the funeral of the recently deceased U.S. Vice President. The name of the assassin: Evelyn Salt. Concerned about the safety of her husband, who she cannot contact, she goes on the run. Winter refuses to accept that she is a mole or a double agent but her actions begin to raise doubts. Just who is Evelyn Salt and what is she planning? (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, betrayal
Locations:russia
Story:spy, falling through the floor, nuclear weapon, double agent, secret service, jumping through a window, thrown through a window, shot in the face, swat team, washington d.c., espionage, secret agent, u.s. president, kicked in the face, knocked out, training, double cross, assassination, disguise, car crash

The Interview (2014)
Comedy

The Interview (2014)

In the action-comedy The Interview, Dave Skylark (James Franco) and his producer Aaron Rapoport (Seth Rogen) run the popular celebrity tabloid TV show "Skylark Tonight." When they discover that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un is a fan of the show, they land an interview with him in an attempt to legitimize themselves as journalists. As Dave and Aaron prepare to travel to Pyongyang, their plans change when the CIA recruits them, perhaps the two least-qualified men imaginable, to assassinate Kim Jong-un. (Read More)

Story:spy spoof, male to male kiss, altered version of studio logo, shot in the foot, top secret, night vision, gadget, shot in the face, obscene finger gesture, espionage, training, exploding car, gay kiss, held at gunpoint, brawl, airplane, face slap, shot in the chest, machine gun, fistfight

The Green Hornet (2011) is one of the best movies like Get Smart (2008)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Green Hornet (2011)

Playboy Britt Reid (Seth Rogen) becomes the new publisher of Los Angeles' "The Daily Sentinel" after the sudden death of his father. Britt's party life is about to change when he and his driver and kung fu expert, Kato (Jay Chou), stop a robbery. With the help of Kato, Britt starts a new career of fighting crime as the masked superhero "The Green Hornet". This is why The Green Hornet (2011) is one of the best movies like Get Smart (2008). (Read More)

Story:shot in the leg, altered version of studio logo, flamethrower, raised middle finger, gadget, jumping through a window, thrown through a window, kicked in the crotch, shot in the face, swat team, exploding building, kicked in the face, knocked out, based on tv series, training, exploding car, piano, car crash, held at gunpoint, falling from height

Shoot 'em Up (2007)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Shoot 'em Up (2007)

Late at night, in an unnamed U.S. city, a solitary man sits at a bus stop. A pregnant woman runs by, pursued by a man with a gun. With reluctance, the man at the bus stop rescues her and assists with the baby's delivery, while additional pursuers fire at them, including the gang's particularly nasty leader, an intuitive man named Hertz. Our hero, known only as Smith, determines to save the child and find out why Hertz wants the baby dead. At a local bordello, he tries to employ a lactating hooker to watch the child, but things quickly escalate, and this makeshift family is soon on the run. Heavy metal music calms the baby. Why? A laboratory, gun factory, and presidential campaign all figure in Smith's quest for the child's safe deliverance. (Read More)

Period:2000s
Story:shot in the leg, jumping from an airplane, closing credits sequence, shot in the ear, skydiving, shot in the crotch, butt slap, altered version of studio logo, shot in the foot, imperative in title, raised middle finger, jumping through a window, obscene finger gesture, robot, car crash, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint, falling from height, tough guy, punched in the face

Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime

Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003)

The Angels--Natalie, Dylan, and Alex are back again but this time they're preparing for a strike without even warning as they go undercover to retrieve two missing silver bands. These are no ordinary rings. They contain valuable encrypted information that reveal the new identities of every person in the Federal Witness Protection Program. When witnesses start turning up dead, only the Angels, using their expertise as masters of disguise, espionage and martial arts can stop the perpetrator, a mysterious "fallen" Angel. Aided by their trusty colleague, Jimmy Bosley, the Angels' adventure begins at a remote Mongolian outpost and ends only after Dylan is forced to face a dark secret from her past--a secret that puts the lives of her two best friends in danger. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, betrayal
Story:spy hero, spy spoof, espionage, disguise, flamethrower, gadget, secret agent, convertible, based on tv series, assassination, spy, falling from height, los angeles california, airplane, urination, machine gun, martial arts, explosion, dancing, character name in title

X-men: Days Of Future Past (2014)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

X-men: Days Of Future Past (2014)

In the future, the mutants and the humans that help them are slaughtered by powerful robots named Sentinels. Professor Xavier, Wolverine, Magneto, Storm, Kitty Pryde and her friends meet at a monastery in China and Xavier explains that the invincible Sentinels were created using the DNA of Mystique that was captured in 1973 when she tried to assassinate their creator Dr. Bolivar Trask. Xavier tells that their only chance is return to 1973 using Pryde's ability to join Charles Xavier and Erik Lehnsherr to convince Mystique to give up of her intention. . However, only Wolverine can withstand the damages of the time travel. Will he succeed in stopping Mystique and the Sentinel Program and save the mutants and their human friends from annihilation? (Read More)

Story:shot in the leg, moscow russia, jailbreak, secret service, jumping through a window, washington d.c., u.s. president, kicked in the face, tough girl, double cross, assassination, false accusation, exploding car, disguise, robot, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint, falling from height, brawl, tough guy

The Equalizer (2014) is one of the best movies like Get Smart (2008)
Action, Crime, Thriller

The Equalizer (2014)

In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloe Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can't stand idly by - he has to help her. Armed with hidden skills that allow him to serve vengeance against anyone who would brutalize the helpless, McCall comes out of his self-imposed retirement and finds his desire for justice reawakened. If someone has a problem, if the odds are stacked against them, if they have nowhere else to turn, McCall will help. He is The Equalizer. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance
Story:shot in the leg, moscow russia, hit on the head with a fire extinguisher, exploding building, kicked in the face, based on tv series, disguise, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint, brawl, tough guy, punched in the face, remake, face slap, shot in the chest, machine gun, fistfight, cell phone, pistol, chase

Death Race (2008)
Action, Sci-fi, Thriller

Death Race (2008)

In 2012, amid economic chaos and high unemployment, Americans watch by the millions as criminals with life sentences race armored cars on Terminal Island. Two-thirds of the combatants die but the winner may earn his freedom. On the day he loses his job, steelworker Jensen Ames is arrested for his wife's murder. Sent to Terminal Island, he's offered an out by the steely and manipulative Warden Hennessey - race as the popular mask-wearing (but now dead) champion, Frankenstein, or rot in prison. Jensen makes the bargain. As the three-stage race approaches, he realizes that the whole thing may be a set up - can an anonymous man behind a mask get revenge and win his release? This is why Death Race (2008) is one of the best movies like Get Smart (2008). (Read More)

Themes:betrayal
Story:shot in the leg, video surveillance, flamethrower, swat team, exploding building, double cross, false accusation, exploding car, hand to hand combat, brawl, tough guy, punched in the face, hero, remake, shot in the chest, machine gun, fistfight, martial arts, violence, murder

A Good Day To Die Hard (2013)
Action, Thriller

A Good Day To Die Hard (2013)

Iconoclastic, take-no-prisoners cop John McClane, for the first time, finds himself on foreign soil after traveling to Moscow to help his wayward son Jack - unaware that Jack is really a highly-trained CIA operative out to stop a nuclear weapons heist. With the Russian underworld in pursuit, and battling a countdown to war, the two McClanes discover that their opposing methods make them unstoppable heroes. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, betrayal
Locations:russia
Story:shot in the leg, moscow russia, falling through the floor, shot in the foot, raised middle finger, gadget, jumping through a window, double cross, exploding car, spy, car crash, held at gunpoint, falling from height, tough guy, punched in the face, airplane, shot in the chest, machine gun, cell phone, pistol

The A-team (2010)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

The A-team (2010)

Four American soldiers who are in Iraq are sent on a mission to recover plates for printing 100 dollar bills that were used to print a billion dollars. After doing the job and returning to the base their commanding officer is killed in an explosion and the plates are stolen by another operative. They would be court martialed and sent to different prisons. 6 months later, the leader, Hannibal Smith is visited by a CIA spook who tells him he knows where the man who took the plates is and wants him and his men to recover it. So he helps him escape and he breaks out the others and they go after the plates. But after doing it, they discover that the spook might not be ok. And a military intelligence officer who was involved with one of them is pursuing them. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, betrayal
Period:2000s
Story:raised middle finger, jumping through a window, exploding building, traitor, obscene finger gesture, secret agent, kicked in the face, knocked out, based on tv series, double cross, exploding car, disguise, car crash, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint, falling from height, tough guy, los angeles california, punched in the face, airplane

Dr. No (1962) is one of the best movies like Get Smart (2008)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

Dr. No (1962)

James Bond (007) is Britain's top agent and is on an exciting mission, to solve the mysterious murder of a fellow agent. The task sends him to Jamaica, where he joins forces with Quarrel and a loyal CIA agent, Felix Leiter. While dodging tarantulas, "fire breathing dragons" and a trio of assassins, known as the three blind mice. Bond meets up with the beautiful Honey Ryder and goes face to face with the evil Dr. No. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance
Characters:villain
Story:spy hero, arch villain, secret headquarters, air duct, secret organization, shoe, secret service, flamethrower, exploding building, espionage, secret agent, convertible, assassination, exploding car, disguise, spy, hand to hand combat, brawl, tough guy, airplane

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

For Steve Rogers, awakening after decades of suspended animation involves more than catching up on pop culture; it also means that this old school idealist must face a world of subtler threats and difficult moral complexities. That becomes clear when Director Nick Fury is killed by the mysterious assassin, the Winter Soldier, but not before warning Rogers that SHIELD has been subverted by its enemies. When Rogers acts on Fury's warning to trust no one there, he is branded as a traitor by the organization. Now a fugitive, Captain America must get to the bottom of this deadly mystery with the help of the Black Widow and his new friend, The Falcon. However, the battle will be costly for the Sentinel of Liberty, with Rogers finding enemies where he least expects them while learning that the Winter Soldier looks disturbingly familiar. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, betrayal
Story:top secret, traitor, jumping from an airplane, double agent, hit in the face, gadget, jumping through a window, exploding building, washington d.c., espionage, secret agent, kicked in the face, tough girl, knocked out, training, false accusation, exploding car, disguise, spy, car crash

Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)

Alice awakes at home with her daughter Becky and her husband. But soon she realizes that she is actually in an Umbrella Corporation's underground facility. Out of the blue, the computer security system shuts-down and Alice flees to the central control room of the facility. She meets Ada Wong, who works with Albert Wesker, and she learns that a five-man team has been sent by Wesker to rescue them. However, the Red Queen sends Jill Valentine and Rain to hunt them down. This is why Resident Evil: Retribution (2012) is one of the best movies like Get Smart (2008). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance
Story:shot in the leg, moscow russia, shot in the face, laser, heroine, washington d.c., kicked in the face, tough girl, car crash, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint, falling from height, brawl, tough guy, punched in the face, airplane, shot in the chest, motorcycle, machine gun, fistfight

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Action, Thriller

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Despite his tarnished reputation after the events of The Dark Knight, in which he took the rap for Dent's crimes, Batman feels compelled to intervene to assist the city and its police force which is struggling to cope with Bane's plans to destroy the city.

Themes:surveillance, dance, betrayal
Story:shot in the leg, strong man, altered version of studio logo, hit in the face, gadget, jumping through a window, swat team, exploding building, u.s. president, kicked in the face, tough girl, knocked out, training, double cross, false accusation, exploding car, disguise, piano, car crash, hand to hand combat

Wild Wild West (1999) is one of the best movies like Get Smart (2008)
Action, Comedy, Sci-fi, Western

Wild Wild West (1999)

Jim West is a guns-a-blazing former Civil War hero. Artemus Gordon is an inventive U.S. Marshal who excels in disguise. When the United States is threatened by psychotic Confederate Arliss Loveless, President Ulysses Grant teams the duo up to bring him to justice. On a hazard-packed train journey from Washington D.C. to Utah, West and Gordon must combine their skills to best Loveless and his diabolical machines. (Read More)

Characters:villain
Story:spy spoof, disguise, gadget, shot in the face, exploding building, washington d.c., secret agent, u.s. president, based on tv series, spy, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint, brawl, tough guy, punched in the face, hero, remake, shot in the chest, fistfight, pistol

Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Captain America: Civil War (2016)

With many people fearing the actions of super heroes, the government decides to push for the Hero Registration Act, a law that limits a hero's actions. This results in a division in The Avengers. Iron Man stands with this Act, claiming that their actions must be kept in check otherwise cities will continue to be destroyed, but Captain America feels that saving the world is daring enough and that they cannot rely on the government to protect the world. This escalates into an all-out war between Team Iron Man (Iron Man, Black Panther, Vision, Black Widow, War Machine, and Spider-Man) and Team Captain America (Captain America, Bucky Barnes, Falcon, Scarlet Witch, Hawkeye, and Ant Man) while a new villain emerges. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, betrayal
Locations:russia
Characters:villain
Story:moscow russia, falling through the floor, gadget, jumping through a window, laser, swat team, exploding building, espionage, kicked in the face, tough girl, knocked out, training, double cross, assassination, exploding car, disguise, spy, piano, robot, car crash

Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice (2016)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice (2016)

The general public is concerned over having Superman on their planet and letting the "Dark Knight" - Batman - pursue the streets of Gotham. While this is happening, a power-phobic Batman tries to attack Superman.,Meanwhile Superman tries to settle on a decision, and Lex Luthor, the criminal mastermind and millionaire, tries to use his own advantages to fight the "Man of Steel". (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, betrayal
Story:falling through the floor, flamethrower, raised middle finger, gadget, jumping through a window, shot in the face, laser, exploding building, washington d.c., u.s. president, kicked in the face, tough girl, knocked out, training, double cross, false accusation, exploding car, disguise, car crash, hand to hand combat

London Has Fallen (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

London Has Fallen (2016)

After the British Prime Minister has passed away under mysterious circumstances, all leaders of the Western world must attend his funeral. But what starts out as the most protected event on earth, turns into a deadly plot to kill the world's most powerful leaders and unleash a terrifying vision of the future. The President of the United States, his formidable secret service head and a British MI-6 agent who trusts no one are the only people that have any hope of stopping it. This is why London Has Fallen (2016) is one of the best movies like Get Smart (2008). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, betrayal
Story:secret service, shot in the leg, u.s. vice president, falling through the floor, altered version of studio logo, night vision, swat team, exploding building, traitor, washington d.c., u.s. president, knocked out, assassination, exploding car, spy, car crash, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint, brawl, tough guy

The Bourne Ultimatum (2007) is one of the best movies like Get Smart (2008)
Action, Mystery, Thriller

The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)

Bourne is once again brought out of hiding, this time inadvertently by London-based reporter Simon Ross who is trying to unveil Operation Blackbriar--an upgrade to Project Treadstone--in a series of newspaper columns. Bourne sets up a meeting with Ross and realizes instantly they're being scanned. Information from the reporter stirs a new set of memories, and Bourne must finally, ultimately, uncover his dark past whilst dodging The Company's best efforts in trying to eradicate him. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance
Locations:russia
Period:2000s
Story:spy hero, moscow russia, jumping through a window, espionage, kicked in the face, assassination, exploding car, spy, car crash, hand to hand combat, falling from height, brawl, tough guy, hero, shot in the chest, motorcycle, machine gun, fistfight, pistol, chase

Kokaku Kidotai (1995)
Action, Animation, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Kokaku Kidotai (1995)

It is the year 2029. Technology has advanced so far that cyborgs are commonplace. In addition, human brains can connect to the internet directly. Major Motoko Kasunagi is an officer in Section 9, an elite, secretive police division that deals with special operations, including counter terrorism and cyber crime. She is currently on the trail of the Puppet Master, a cyber criminal who hacks into the brains of cyborgs in order to obtain information and to commit other crimes. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance
Story:gadget, laser, swat team, espionage, secret agent, kicked in the face, tough girl, exploding car, spy, robot, car crash, hand to hand combat, brawl, punched in the face, airplane, shot in the chest, motorcycle, machine gun, fistfight, pistol

The Man From U.n.c.l.e. (2015)
Action, Adventure, Comedy

The Man From U.n.c.l.e. (2015)

In the 1960s with the Cold War in play, CIA agent Napoleon Solo successfully helps Gaby Teller defect to West Germany despite the intimidating opposition of KGB agent Illya Kuryakin. Later, all three unexpectedly find themselves working together in a joint mission to stop a private criminal organization from using Gaby's father's scientific expertise to construct their own nuclear bomb. Through clenched teeth and stylish poise, all three must find a way to cooperate for the sake of world peace, even as they each pursue their own agendas. (Read More)

Themes:betrayal
Story:nuclear weapon, shot in the leg, secret organization, altered version of studio logo, gadget, jumping through a window, laser, espionage, secret agent, kicked in the face, knocked out, based on tv series, double cross, spy, car crash, held at gunpoint, falling from height, brawl, tough guy, punched in the face

Transporter 3 (2008)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Transporter 3 (2008)

Toxic waste bubbles in a ship waiting permission to dock in Odessa. Frank Martin turns down a job in Marseilles, referring it to a pal. A short time later, the pal, wounded by gunfire, crashes his car into Frank's living room and dies, leaving a young woman in the back seat. The employer of the dead man shows up, forces Frank to take the job, snaps a bracelet on his wrist that will explode if Frank gets more than 75 feet from his car, and sends Frank on a journey east with the young woman and a trunk full of something. She's Valentina, nearly mute. Can Frank figure out what's going on, deliver the package, and escape alive? And what does the ship have to do with it? (Read More)

Story:jumping through a window, kicked in the crotch, obscene finger gesture, kicked in the face, knocked out, exploding car, piano, car crash, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint, brawl, tough guy, punched in the face, hero, urination, shot in the chest, machine gun, fistfight, cell phone, pistol

Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen (2009) is one of the best movies like Get Smart (2008)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen (2009)

A youth chooses manhood. The week Sam Witwicky starts college, the Decepticons make trouble in Shanghai. A presidential envoy believes it's because the Autobots are around; he wants them gone. He's wrong: the Decepticons need access to Sam's mind to see some glyphs imprinted there that will lead them to a fragile object that, when inserted in an alien machine hidden in Egypt for centuries, will give them the power to blow out the sun. Sam, his girlfriend Mikaela Banes, and Sam's parents are in danger. Optimus Prime and Bumblebee are Sam's principal protectors. If one of them goes down, what becomes of Sam? This is why Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen (2009) is one of the best movies like Get Smart (2008). (Read More)

Period:2000s
Story:shot in the leg, jumping from an airplane, butt slap, top secret, thrown through a window, shot in the face, exploding building, washington d.c., based on tv series, exploding car, spy, robot, falling from height, los angeles california, airplane, shot in the chest, motorcycle, machine gun, cell phone, pistol

Serbuan Maut (2011)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Serbuan Maut (2011)

In Jakarta, Indonesia, Lieutenant Wahyu organizes the invasion of an apartment building that is the safe house of the powerful and cruel drug lord Tama and his gang. The SWAT team breaks in the building but one lookout sees and warns the gangsters and the police force is trapped on the seventh floor. They learn that Lt. Wahyu has not informed his superiors about the operation. Now the police officers have to fight with limited ammunition against the armed and dangerous gangsters. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, betrayal
Story:swat team, shot in the leg, video surveillance, falling through the floor, jumping through a window, thrown through a window, shot in the face, hand to hand combat, falling from height, brawl, tough guy, punched in the face, shot in the chest, machine gun, fistfight, pistol, explosion, martial arts, violence, fight

From Paris With Love (2010)
Action, Crime, Thriller

From Paris With Love (2010)

James Reece is an ambitious aide to the U.S. Ambassador in Paris, doing little jobs for the CIA and hoping to get into black ops. On the night he and his girlfriend, Caroline, become engaged, he's told to pick up Charlie Wax at Orly. Charlie is an unorthodox government employee - large, bald and bearded, foul-mouthed and eccentric. Charlie immediately takes James on a wild ride of murder and mayhem, through ethnic enclaves. As bodies pile up, the purpose remains opaque to James. Caroline, unhappy that James has been out of touch for a day, tells him to bring Charlie for dinner. Charlie can be charming - where will it lead? Does the chess-playing James have what it takes? (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, betrayal
Story:stapler, jumping through a window, swat team, secret agent, double cross, exploding car, spy, car crash, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint, falling from height, brawl, punched in the face, airplane, shot in the chest, motorcycle, machine gun, fistfight, cell phone, pistol

White House Down (2013)
Action, Drama, Thriller

White House Down (2013)

Capitol Policeman John Cale has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer. Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is overtaken by a heavily armed paramilitary group. Now, with the nation's government falling into chaos and time running out, it's up to Cale to save the president, his daughter, and the country. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, betrayal
Story:secret service, shot in the leg, u.s. vice president, hit with a chair, flamethrower, jumping through a window, swat team, exploding building, traitor, washington d.c., u.s. president, kicked in the face, disguise, car crash, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint, brawl, punched in the face, face slap, shot in the chest

The Watch (2012) is one of the best movies like Get Smart (2008)
Action, Comedy, Sci-fi

The Watch (2012)

In Glenview, Ohio, Evan is the manager of the Costco department store and married to Abby. When the Costco night watchman, Antonio Guzman, is mysteriously murdered, Evan organizes The Neighborhood Watch, a watch team with his suburban neighbors Bob, Franklin and Jamarcus to protect the neighborhood and find the killer of Antonio. Soon they discover that the murderer is an alien that is preparing to invade Earth, and they become the last hope of mankind on Earth. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance
Story:shot in the crotch, butt slap, raised middle finger, jumping through a window, thrown through a window, laser, exploding building, knocked out, false accusation, disguise, held at gunpoint, brawl, punched in the face, face slap, urination, shot in the chest, fistfight, cell phone, pistol, chase

Crank: High Voltage (2009)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Crank: High Voltage (2009)

Chev Chelios survives a fall from the sky, sort of. He's in an unknown location, sedated, while various Chinese are harvesting his organs. His heart is gone, in an ice chest; a temporary in its place. Chev escapes, knowing only the name of the guy with the ice chest. He calls Doc Miles, an unlicensed cardiologist, who tells him there's only an hour's life in the artificial heart: keep it charged. Chev needs to find his own heart and get to Doc for a transplant. He starts his time-limited pursuit of shadowy figures, the ice chest, and his heart aided by Eve, Rei, and Venus - a stripper, a prostitute, and a pal with Tourette's - constantly needing an electric charge to keep going. This is why Crank: High Voltage (2009) is one of the best movies like Get Smart (2008). (Read More)

Period:2000s
Story:breaking through a door, butt slap, raised middle finger, thrown through a window, kicked in the crotch, obscene finger gesture, tough girl, car crash, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint, falling from height, brawl, tough guy, los angeles california, punched in the face, urination, shot in the chest, machine gun, fistfight, pistol

The Dark Knight (2008)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Dark Knight (2008)

Set within a year after the events of Batman Begins, Batman, Lieutenant James Gordon, and new district attorney Harvey Dent successfully begin to round up the criminals that plague Gotham City until a mysterious and sadistic criminal mastermind known only as the Joker appears in Gotham, creating a new wave of chaos. Batman's struggle against the Joker becomes deeply personal, forcing him to "confront everything he believes" and improve his technology to stop him. A love triangle develops between Bruce Wayne, Dent and Rachel Dawes. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, betrayal
Characters:villain
Period:2000s
Story:hero, comic hero, hit by a bus, altered version of studio logo, jailbreak, gadget, jumping through a window, thrown through a window, swat team, exploding building, kicked in the face, knocked out, double cross, assassination, false accusation, exploding car, disguise, car crash, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint

Lone Survivor (2013)
Action, Biography, Drama, Thriller, War

Lone Survivor (2013)

Marcus Luttrell, a Navy Seal, and his team set out on a mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shah, in late June 2005. After running into mountain herders and capturing them, they were left with no choice but to follow their rules of engagement or be imprisoned. Now Marcus and his team are left to fight for their lives in one of the most valiant efforts of modern warfare. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance
Period:2000s
Story:shot in the leg, shot in the foot, night vision, shot in the face, knocked out, exploding car, held at gunpoint, falling from height, brawl, tough guy, airplane, shot in the chest, machine gun, fistfight, cell phone, pistol, chase, explosion, dancing, fight

Jason Bourne (2016) is one of the best movies like Get Smart (2008)
Action, Thriller

Jason Bourne (2016)

Jason Bourne is again being hunted by the CIA. It begins when Nicky Parson a former CIA operative who helped Bourne, who went under and now works with a man who's a whistle blower and is out to expose the CIA's black ops. Nicky hacks into the CIA and downloads everything on all their Black Ops, including Treadstone which Bourne was a part of. And Heather Lee, a CIA agent, discovers the hack and brings it to the attention of CIA Director Dewey, the man behind the Black Ops. He orders Parsons be found and, hopefully, Bourne, too. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, betrayal
Period:2000s
Story:spy hero, video surveillance, swat team, washington d.c., espionage, secret agent, knocked out, assassination, exploding car, disguise, spy, car crash, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint, falling from height, brawl, tough guy, punched in the face, airplane, shot in the chest

The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
Action, Mystery, Thriller

The Bourne Supremacy (2004)

After escaping from the emotional and physical pain he previously encountered. Jason Bourne and his girlfriend Marie begin a new life as far away as possible. But when an assassination attempt on Bourne goes horribly wrong, Bourne must re-enter the life he wanted to leave behind, in order to find out the truth why they are still after him. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, betrayal
Locations:russia
Period:2000s
Story:moscow russia, shot in the face, swat team, espionage, assassination, spy, car crash, hand to hand combat, brawl, tough guy, hero, face slap, shot in the chest, machine gun, fistfight, chase, martial arts, character name in title, violence, flashback

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