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The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
Romance, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Adjustment Bureau (2011)

Do we control our destiny, or do unseen forces manipulate us? A man glimpses the future Fate has planned for him and realizes he wants something else. To get it, he must pursue across, under and through the streets of modern-day New York the only woman he's ever loved. On the brink of winning a seat in the U.S. Senate, ambitious politician David Norris (Matt Damon) meets beautiful contemporary ballet dancer Elise Sellas (Emily Blunt), a woman like none he's ever known. But just as he realizes he's falling for her, mysterious men conspire to keep the two apart. David learns he is up against the agents of Fate itself, the men of The Adjustment Bureau, who will do everything in their considerable power to prevent David and Elise from being together. In the face of overwhelming odds, he must either let her go and accept a predetermined path... or risk everything to defy Fate and be with her. (Read More)

Locations:wheelchair,  nightclub,  hotel,  hospital
Story:politician,  change of plan,  u.s. senator,  running after a bus,  riding a bus,  walking in the rain,  chase on the roof,  foot chase,  senatorial candidate,  woman in men's room,  need to be loved,  venture capital,  predicting the future,  wide angle lens,  dimensional portal,  change history,  wakeup alone,  rooftop view,  marriage license,  hit by a taxi,  water taxi,  covert agency,  civil marriage,  lapel pin,  campaign speech,  first meeting,  hailing a taxi,  running up stairs,  east river,  spilling coffee,  political aide,  sprained ankle,  trip and fall,  impulse,  spilled coffee,  omnipotence,  frozen time,  sleeping on the job,  campaign manager,  chance encounter,  political speech,  point of view shot,  dance performance,  unseen character,  dance rehearsal,  twisted ankle,  hudson river,  chloroformed,  man and woman in bed,  free will,  cnn,  kiss on the cheek,  modern dance,  political scandal,  secret door,  talking to oneself,  telephone number,  new york city new york,  canceled wedding,  ballet dancer,  courthouse,  statue of liberty,  congressman,  new york skyline,  text message,  reference to john f. kennedy,  tabloid,  metal detector,  plan,  political candidate,  super power,  honesty,  newscast,  political thriller,  alternate history,  political campaign,  foreplay,  election campaign,  cheering crowd,  brooklyn bridge,  lost love,  men's bathroom,  passionate kiss,  teleportation,  ferry,  engagement,  love at first sight,  senator,  brooklyn new york city,  fate,  hat,  warehouse,  disco,  destiny,  newspaper headline,  obscene finger gesture,  death of brother,  american flag,  angel,  mini skirt,  based on short story,  library,  taxi driver,  flash forward,  park,  hit by a car,  no opening credits,  montage,  death of mother,  car crash,  death of father,  sex in bed,  bus,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  car accident,  rain,  cell phone,  three word title,  chase,  new york city,  title spoken by character,  kiss

Broken City (2013)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Broken City (2013)

In New York City, detective Billy Taggart goes to court for the murder of the rapist Mikey Tavarez, but the Mayor Nicholas Hostetler and the Chief of Police Carl Fairbanks vanish with important evidence and Billy is declared not guilty by the judge; however, he leaves the police department. Seven years later, Billy is a private detective and lives with his girlfriend Natalie Barrow, who is an aspiring actress and the sister of Mikey's victim. His secretary Katy Bradshaw (Alona Tal) is trying to collect part of the debts to save their business. In the week of the elections, Hostetler summons Billy and offers $25,000 to investigate his wife, Cathleen Hostetler, whom he believes is having a love affair. Billy discovers that Cathleen is meeting Paul Andrews, who is the coordinator of the campaign of Jack Valliant, the opponent of Hostetler and favorite in the election. When Paul is found dead on the street, Billy finds that he had been double-crossed by Hostetler and he decides to investigate the truth behind Paul's murder. (Read More)

Locations:hotel
Story:campaign manager,  reference to john f. kennedy,  political candidate,  political campaign,  brooklyn bridge,  brooklyn new york city,  newspaper headline,  flash forward,  no opening credits,  politician,  car crash,  death of father,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  car accident,  rain,  cell phone,  new york city,  title spoken by character

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Paranoia (2013)
Drama, Thriller

Paranoia (2013)

The high stakes thriller Paranoia takes us deep behind the scenes of global success to a deadly world of greed and deception. The two most powerful tech billionaires in the world ('Harrison Ford (I)' (qv) and 'Gary Oldman (I)' (qv)) are bitter rivals with a complicated past who will stop at nothing to destroy each other. A young superstar ('Liam Hemsworth' (qv)), seduced by unlimited wealth and power falls between them, and becomes trapped in the middle of the twists and turns of their life-and-death game of corporate espionage. By the time he realizes his life is in danger, he is in far too deep and knows far too much for them to let him walk away. (Read More)

Locations:wheelchair,  nightclub,  hospital
Story:foot chase,  metal detector,  brooklyn bridge,  brooklyn new york city,  taxi driver,  hit by a car,  montage,  car crash,  slow motion scene,  car accident,  rain,  cell phone,  chase,  new york city,  kiss

The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones (2013)
Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance

The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones (2013)

Set in contemporary New York City, a seemingly ordinary teenager, Clary Fray, discovers she is the descendant of a line of Shadowhunters, a secret cadre of young half-angel warriors locked in an ancient battle to protect our world from demons. After the disappearance of her mother, Clary must join forces with a group of Shadow Hunters, who introduce her to a dangerous alternate New York called the Shadow World, filled with demons, warlocks, vampires, werewolves and other deadly creatures. (Read More)

Locations:nightclub,  hotel
Story:foot chase,  brooklyn bridge,  teleportation,  brooklyn new york city,  angel,  mini skirt,  library,  hit by a car,  death of mother,  slow motion scene,  cell phone,  chase,  new york city,  kiss

The Interpreter (2005) is one of the best movies like The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
Crime, Mystery, Thriller

The Interpreter (2005)

Escalating events begin when U.N. interpreter Silvia Broome alleges that she has overheard a death threat against an African head of state, spoken in a rare dialect few people other than Silvia can understand. With the words "The Teacher will never leave this room alive," in an instant, Silvia's life is turned upside down as she becomes a hunted target of the killers. Placed under the protection of federal agent Tobin Keller, Silvia's world only grows more nightmarish. As Keller digs deeper into his eyewitnesses' past and her secretive world of global connections, the more suspicious he becomes that she herself might be involved in the conspiracy. With every step of the way, he finds more reasons to mistrust her. Is Sylvia a victim? A suspect? Or something else entirely? And can Tobin, coping with his own personal heartache, keep her safe? Though they must depend on one another, Silvia and Tobin couldn't be more different. Silvia's strengths are words, diplomacy and the subtleties of meaning, while Tobin is all about instinct, action and reading into the most primal human behaviors. Now, as the danger of a major assassination on U.S. soil grows and Silvia's life hangs in the balance, Silvia and Tobin play out a gripping dance of evasion and revelation that keeps them both guessing as they race to stop a terrifying international crisis before it's too late. (Read More)

Locations:nightclub
Story:telephone number,  metal detector,  political thriller,  men's bathroom,  brooklyn new york city,  death of brother,  american flag,  flash forward,  park,  death of mother,  death of father,  bus,  car accident,  rain,  cell phone,  chase,  new york city,  title spoken by character

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

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Locations:hotel
Story:foot chase,  brooklyn bridge,  warehouse,  obscene finger gesture,  hit by a car,  no opening credits,  montage,  car crash,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  car accident,  cell phone,  chase,  new york city

No Way Out (1987)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller

No Way Out (1987)

Tom Farrell is a navy officer who gets posted at the Pentagon and is to report to the secretary of defense David Brice. He starts an affair with Susan Atwell not knowing that she is Brice's mistress. When Susan is found dead, Tom is assigned to the case of finding the killer who is believed to be a KGB mole! Tom could soon become a suspect when a Polaroid negative of him was found at Susan's place. He now has only a few hours to find the killer before the computer regenerates the photo. (Read More)

Locations:wheelchair,  nightclub,  hotel
Story:u.s. senator,  senator,  foot chase,  political aide,  man and woman in bed,  metal detector,  plan,  political thriller,  passionate kiss,  newspaper headline,  library,  taxi driver,  hit by a car,  politician,  car crash,  slow motion scene,  rain,  chase,  kiss

The Air I Breathe (2007)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Air I Breathe (2007)

A frustrated and clumsy bank clerk overhears the conversation of three coworkers in the toilet about a fix in a horse race, and bets a large amount. He loses the bet and owes the money to the dangerous and powerful mobster Fingers. A gangster who works for Fingers has the ability of foreseeing pieces of the future; he is assigned to collect money for the boss, with his troublemaker nephew Tony, and is beaten up by a gang. The manager of pop-star Trista loses her contract to Fingers without her agreement and she is threatened by the gangster. A dedicated doctor seeks a blood donor that might have a rare blood type to save the life of his secret and unrequited passion, a beautiful epidemiologist who's married to a friend. (Read More)

Locations:hospital
Story:foot chase,  men's bathroom,  destiny,  death of brother,  flash forward,  hit by a car,  montage,  death of father,  bus,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  car accident,  rain,  cell phone,  chase,  kiss

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Taking Lives (2004) is one of the best movies like The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Taking Lives (2004)

The film starts in the early 1980s. Young Martin Asher took a bus for Canada. He meets another teen on the bus Matt Soulsby. When the bus broke they decided to rent a car and drive to Seattle. On the road the car gets a flat tire, and Matt starts changing the tire Martin comments on how he and Matt are about the same height and he quickly pushes Matt in the way of an oncoming truck causing a huge accident where Matt and the driver both die. He took Matt's guitar and left singing like Matt did. Twenty years later, an FBI profiler, Illeana Scott comes to Canada to help hunting down a serial killer Martin Asher who killed multiple men and lived by their identities. Martin's mother claims that she saw Martin in Quebec city and she tells the police that Martin is evil. The police also has an eyewitness James Costa who saw Asher kill his last victim... (Read More)

Locations:nightclub,  hotel,  hospital
Story:foot chase,  ferry,  newspaper headline,  american flag,  flash forward,  hit by a car,  montage,  car crash,  bus,  slow motion scene,  car accident,  rain,  cell phone,  chase,  title spoken by character

The Ghost Writer (2010)
Drama, Mystery, Thriller

The Ghost Writer (2010)

An unremarkable ghost-writer has landed a lucrative contract to redact the memoirs of Adam Lang, the former UK Prime Minister. After dominating British politics for years, Lang has retired with his wife to the USA. He lives on an island, in luxurious, isolated premises complete with a security detail and a secretarial staff. Soon, Adam Lang gets embroiled in a major scandal with international ramifications that reveals how far he was ready to go in order to nurture UK's "special relationship" with the USA. But before this controversy has started, before even he has closed the deal with the publisher, the ghost-writer gets unmistakable signs that the turgid draft he is tasked to put into shape inexplicably constitutes highly sensitive material. (Read More)

Locations:hotel
Story:walking in the rain,  political scandal,  telephone number,  new york city new york,  metal detector,  newscast,  political thriller,  foreplay,  ferry,  fate,  newspaper headline,  american flag,  hit by a car,  no opening credits,  politician,  rain,  cell phone,  chase,  title spoken by character,  kiss

Need For Speed (2014)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Need For Speed (2014)

Framed by an ex-partner for a murder he did not commit, Tobey Marshall, a financially struggling custom-car builder and street-racer, spends two years in jail thinking about one moment. Fresh out of prison he reacquires the fastest car his workshop ever built and sold, and seeks to enter a secretive and extremely high-stakes race known as The DeLeon. His purpose; redemption, recognition from the world of racing and to solve his problems. Yet all this fades in comparison to his driving reason. Revenge. Above all, revenge. This is a story about love, redemption, revenge and motor oil all swirled together This is why Need For Speed (2014) is one of the best movies like The Adjustment Bureau (2011). (Read More)

Locations:hotel,  hospital
Story:foot chase,  brooklyn bridge,  american flag,  no opening credits,  car crash,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  car accident,  cell phone,  three word title,  new york city,  kiss

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows (2016)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-fi

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows (2016)

The Turtles continue to live in the shadows and no one knows they were the ones who took down Shredder. And Vernon is the one everyone thinks is the one who took Shredder down. April O'Neill does some snooping and learns a scientist named, Baxter Stockman is working for Shredder. He plans to break him out while he's being transported. April tells the turtles who try to stop it but can't. Stockman tries to teleport Shredder but he some how ends up in another dimension and meets a warlord named Krang who instructs Shredder to assemble a teleportation device he sent to Earth a long time ago. He gives Shredder some mutagen which he uses to transform two criminals who were also in the transport with him, Rock Steady and Bebop into mutants. And they set out to find the device. April saw the transformation while investigating Stockman, She would take the mutagen and she would be chased by Shredder's minions, the Foot Clan. He is saved by a man named Casey Jones who was the one who transporting Shredder. The Turtles show up and they try to work together. In the melee the mutagen ends up with the police. Knowing Shredder will try and get it back, April tries to get it first she asks Vern to help. Eventually she and Casey are arrested. The Turtles get the mutagen and Donatello analyzes it learns it could make them human, which he tells Leonardo who tells him to forget it and not to tell the others. But Michelangelo tells Raphael who feels that Leonardo doesn't respect them. (Read More)

Story:foot chase,  metal detector,  brooklyn bridge,  teleportation,  ferry,  warehouse,  newspaper headline,  american flag,  hit by a car,  no opening credits,  montage,  car crash,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  car accident,  cell phone,  chase,  new york city

Seeking Justice (2011) is one of the best movies like The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
Action, Drama, Thriller

Seeking Justice (2011)

In New Orleans, English teacher of the high school Rampart High, Will Gerard, and his wife, musician Laura Gerard, are in love with each other. One night, Laura leaves a rehearsal and is assaulted, while Will is playing chess with his friend Jimmy. Will is visiting her in hospital when, out of the blue, a stranger named Simon tells him that he belongs to an organization of vigilantes and offers to eliminate the assailant. In return, the organisation would want a favor from Will in the future. Will agrees, and the criminal is murdered. Six months later, Simon collects his debt with Will. He demands that Will kill Alan Marsh, a pedophile. Will accidentally kills Alan and soon he learns that the victim was an awarded journalist that was investigating the organization. Now he seeks evidences to prove his innocence but the network of the organization is powerful and is seeking Will out to eliminate him. (Read More)

Locations:hospital
Story:foot chase,  metal detector,  newspaper headline,  flash forward,  hit by a car,  car crash,  sex in bed,  bus,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  car accident,  cell phone,  chase,  title spoken by character,  kiss

De Rouille Et D'os (2012)
Drama, Romance

De Rouille Et D'os (2012)

Locations:wheelchair,  nightclub,  hotel,  hospital
Story:text message,  warehouse,  disco,  based on short story,  flash forward,  sex in bed,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rain,  cell phone,  kiss

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We Own The Night (2007)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

We Own The Night (2007)

Brooklyn, 1988. Crime is rife, especially drugs and drug violence. A Russian thug is building his heroin trade, while everyone laughs at the cops. Brothers have chosen different paths: Joe has followed his father Bert into New York's Finest; he's a rising star. Bobby, who uses his mother's maiden name, manages a club. Bobby too is on the rise: he has a new girlfriend and a green-light to develop a Manhattan club. Joe and Bert ask him to help with intelligence gathering; he declines. Then, Joe raids Bobby's club to arrest the Russian. From there, things spiral out of control: the Russian puts out a hit on Joe, personal losses mount, and Bobby's loyalties face the test. (Read More)

Locations:wheelchair,  nightclub,  hospital
Story:brooklyn new york city,  disco,  obscene finger gesture,  american flag,  park,  no opening credits,  death of mother,  car crash,  death of father,  slow motion scene,  chase,  new york city

Brick Mansions (2014)
Action, Crime, Sci-fi, Thriller

Brick Mansions (2014)

Story:foot chase,  metal detector,  newspaper headline,  american flag,  no opening credits,  car crash,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  car accident,  cell phone,  chase,  title spoken by character

Ghostbusters (2016) is one of the best movies like The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Ghostbusters (2016)

Locations:hotel
Story:newscast,  cheering crowd,  obscene finger gesture,  library,  taxi driver,  no opening credits,  montage,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  car accident,  cell phone,  chase,  new york city,  title spoken by character

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The Time Traveler's Wife (2009)
Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-fi

The Time Traveler's Wife (2009)

When Henry DeTamble meets Clare Abshire in a Chicago library they both understand that he is a time traveler, but she knows much more about him as he has not yet been to the times and places where they have already met. He falls in love with her, as she has already with him, but his continuing unavoidable absences while time traveling - and then returning with increasing knowledge of their future - makes things ever more difficult for Clare. (Read More)

Locations:wheelchair,  hospital
Story:library,  teleportation,  fate,  destiny,  no opening credits,  montage,  death of mother,  death of father,  punched in the face,  car accident,  kiss

Out Of The Furnace (2013)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Out Of The Furnace (2013)

Russell and his younger brother Rodney live in the economically-depressed Rust Belt, and have always dreamed of escaping and finding better lives. But when a cruel twist of fate lands Russell in prison, his brother becomes involved with one of the most violent and ruthless crime rings in the Northeast - a mistake that will cost him everything. Once released, Russell must choose between his own freedom, or risk it all to seek justice for his brother. (Read More)

Story:foot chase,  fate,  obscene finger gesture,  death of brother,  american flag,  no opening credits,  car crash,  death of father,  sex in bed,  punched in the face,  car accident,  cell phone,  chase

The Dead Zone (1983)
Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Dead Zone (1983)

Johnny Smith wakes from a coma due to a car accident, only to find he has lost five years of his life, and yet gained psychic powers. Foreseeing the future appears to be a 'gift' at first, but ends up causing problems...

Locations:wheelchair,  hospital
Story:car accident,  political candidate,  political campaign,  election campaign,  senator,  destiny,  newspaper headline,  flash forward,  politician,  death of mother,  car crash,  slow motion scene,  chase,  title spoken by character,  kiss

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Abre Los Ojos (1997) is one of the best movies like The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-fi, Thriller

Abre Los Ojos (1997)

A once handsome playboy, Cesar finds himself in a mental facility and he can't remember why. All he can remember is meeting the love of his life for one day, and then getting into a car accident which left his face horribly disfigured. But the pain of becoming physically undesirable may help him to find the truth. This is why Abre Los Ojos (1997) is one of the best movies like The Adjustment Bureau (2011). (Read More)

Locations:nightclub
Story:men's bathroom,  flash forward,  park,  death of mother,  car crash,  death of father,  car accident,  three word title,  kiss

Battleship (2012)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Battleship (2012)

A naval war ship encounters an alien armada and faces the biggest threat mankind has ever faced. If they lose, the world could face a major extinction event and an alien invasion. Will humans win this alien war, what are the aliens doing here, and what do they want? Based on the Hasbro naval war game. (Read More)

Story:foot chase,  newscast,  engagement,  death of brother,  american flag,  flash forward,  no opening credits,  car crash,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  car accident,  cell phone,  chase,  new york city,  title spoken by character

The Score (2001)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Score (2001)

Nick Wells, a professional criminal, decides to leave the business for good, since he nearly got caught on his last job. His plan is to live in peace with his girl Diane, running his Montreal jazz club. Soon afterward, Max, his good friend and financial partner, comes along with an offer Nick can't refuse: A historical and priceless French scepter has been discovered while being smuggled into the country. It is now under massive surveillance in the Montreal Customs House, and soon to be returned to France. Nick has to team up with Max's man inside, the young, talented and aggressive thief Jack Teller to get the precious item. Only one question remains: Who will trick whom out of their share? (Read More)

Locations:nightclub
Story:riding a bus,  foot chase,  metal detector,  plan,  warehouse,  park,  bus,  rain,  cell phone,  chase,  title spoken by character

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Southland Tales (2006)
Comedy, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Southland Tales (2006)

Southland Tales is an ensemble piece set in the futuristic landscape of Los Angeles on July 4, 2008, as it stands on the brink of social, economic and environmental disaster. Boxer Santaros is an action star who's stricken with amnesia. His life intertwines with Krysta Now, an adult film star developing her own reality television project, and Ronald Taverner, a Hermosa Beach police officer who holds the key to a vast conspiracy. (Read More)

Story:u.s. senator,  foot chase,  alternate history,  senator,  fate,  destiny,  american flag,  flash forward,  hit by a car,  no opening credits,  politician,  montage,  car crash,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  car accident,  rain,  cell phone,  chase,  kiss

Patriots Day (2016) is one of the best movies like The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
Crime, Drama, History, Thriller

Patriots Day (2016)

On April 15, 2013 Boston, Massachusetts, Police Sgt, Tommy Saunders is pulling security duty on the annual Boston Marathon when the Tsarnaev brothers strike with their homemade bombs in an act of terrorism. In the resulting chaos as the wounded are cared for, Saunders and his comrades join forces with the FBI to get to the bottom of this attack. As the investigation continues, the Tsarnaev brothers realize that the authorities are close to identifying them and attempt to flee the city to continue their fanatical mayhem. To stop them, a police manhunt is performed that would have bloody confrontations and a massive dragnet shutting down the City of Boston to make sure there is no escape from the law. (Read More)

Locations:wheelchair,  hospital
Story:warehouse,  newspaper headline,  death of brother,  american flag,  no opening credits,  montage,  car crash,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  car accident,  cell phone,  chase,  title spoken by character

Nick Of Time (1995)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Nick Of Time (1995)

Gene Watson is a public accountant who arrives on a train at Union Station in Los Angeles, accompanied by his 6-year-old daughter Lynn. Because of his ordinary looks, he is approached by a pair of sinister people named Smith and Jones. Pretending to be cops, Smith and Jones kidnap Lynn and confront Gene with a simple choice -- kill California governor Eleanor Grant in 90 minutes or less, or Lynn will die. Watson is given a gun, six bullets, and a name tag, and he is told to go to the Westin Bonaventure Hotel and kill Eleanor, who is giving an afternoon speech. While Jones is watching Lynn in a van, Smith watches Watson in order to prevent Watson from alerting the authorities. Watson must quickly find some way to get himself and Lynn out of this seemingly impossible situation. This is why Nick Of Time (1995) is one of the best movies like The Adjustment Bureau (2011). (Read More)

Locations:hotel,  wheelchair
Story:foot chase,  campaign manager,  political speech,  metal detector,  political thriller,  men's bathroom,  senator,  obscene finger gesture,  taxi driver,  politician,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  chase

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Doctor Strange (2016)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Doctor Strange (2016)

Marvel's "Doctor Strange" follows the story of the talented neurosurgeon Doctor Stephen Strange who, after a tragic car accident, must put ego aside and learn the secrets of a hidden world of mysticism and alternate dimensions. Based in New York City's Greenwich Village, Doctor Strange must act as an intermediary between the real world and what lies beyond, utilising a vast array of metaphysical abilities and artifacts to protect the Marvel Cinematic Universe. (Read More)

Locations:hospital
Story:car accident,  foot chase,  dimensional portal,  plan,  brooklyn bridge,  teleportation,  library,  no opening credits,  montage,  car crash,  bus,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rain,  cell phone,  chase,  new york city,  title spoken by character

The Matador (2005)
Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Matador (2005)

A chance encounter between a travelling salesman and a lonely hitman triggers a strangely profound relationship which provokes each to act in ways neither would have imagined possible. Fate steps in to form a friendship between two men from irreconcilable worlds that will alter the lives of both forever. (Read More)

Locations:nightclub,  hotel
Story:chance encounter,  ballet dancer,  cheering crowd,  men's bathroom,  fate,  obscene finger gesture,  flash forward,  park,  slow motion scene,  car accident,  rain,  cell phone,  kiss

Sleeping With Other People (2015) is one of the best movies like The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
Comedy, Drama, Romance

Sleeping With Other People (2015)

Locations:hotel,  hospital
Story:new york city new york,  honesty,  ferry,  brooklyn new york city,  mini skirt,  flash forward,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rain,  chase,  title spoken by character,  kiss

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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)

Locations:hotel,  hospital
Story:foot chase,  brooklyn bridge,  brooklyn new york city,  hit by a car,  car crash,  bus,  punched in the face,  car accident,  cell phone,  three word title,  chase,  new york city,  kiss

Safe (2012)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Safe (2012)

In China, the girl Mei is a genius that looks like a computer in numbers. She is abducted by the Chinese Triads and the boss Han Jiao ends Mei to Chinatown, in New York, to help him in the control of his activities. Meanwhile, the fighter Luke Wright has his life destroyed when he wins a fight against the will of the Russian Mafia and accidentally kills his opponent. The Russian mobsters kill his wife and the alcoholic Luke wanders on the streets and hostels with no objective in life. One day, Han Jiao asks Mei to memorize a long number and soon the Russian Mafia abducts the girl from the Chinese mobs. She escapes from the mobsters and is chased by the Russians; by the corrupt detectives from the NYPD; and by the Triads. When Luke sees the girl fleeing from the Russian mobs in the subway, he protects the girl and discovers that the number she had memorized is the combination of a safe where the Triads keep 30 million dollars. Luke is an elite agent and uses his skills to protect the girl. This is why Safe (2012) is one of the best movies like The Adjustment Bureau (2011). (Read More)

Locations:nightclub,  hotel,  hospital
Story:foot chase,  brooklyn new york city,  hit by a car,  no opening credits,  death of mother,  car crash,  punched in the face,  car accident,  cell phone,  new york city,  title spoken by character

Hung Fan Kui (1995)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Hung Fan Kui (1995)

Keong comes from Hong Kong to visit New York for his uncle's wedding. His uncle runs a market in the Bronx and Keong offers to help out while Uncle is on his honeymoon. During his stay in the Bronx, Keong befriends a neighbor kid and beats up some neighborhood thugs who cause problems at the market. Meanwhile, one of those petty thugs in the local gang stumbles into a criminal situation way over his head. Blinded by greed, his involvement draws his gang, the kid, Keong, and the whole neighborhood into a deadly crossfire. When the lazy cops fail to successfully resolve matters, Keong takes things into his own hands. Needless to say, much spectacular kung-fu and outrageous action sequences follow.... (Read More)

Locations:wheelchair,  nightclub
Story:foot chase,  brooklyn bridge,  taxi driver,  park,  car crash,  bus,  punched in the face,  car accident,  rain,  cell phone,  chase,  new york city

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State Of Play (2009) is one of the best movies like The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
Drama, Mystery, Thriller

State Of Play (2009)

A petty thief is gunned down in an alley and a Congressman's assistant falls in front of a subway - two seemingly unrelated deaths. But not to wisecracking, brash newspaper reporter Cal McAffrey who spies a conspiracy waiting to be uncovered. With a turbulent past connected to the Congressman and the aid of ambitious young rookie writer Della Frye, Cal begins uprooting clues that lead him to a corporate cover-up full of insiders, informants, and assassins. But as he draws closer to the truth, the relentless journalist must decide if it's worth risking his life and selling his soul to get the ultimate story. (Read More)

Story:congressman,  foot chase,  campaign manager,  newscast,  political thriller,  newspaper headline,  no opening credits,  politician,  cell phone,  three word title,  chase

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)

After accomplishing the assignment of dismantling a human trafficking organization, the former military and drifter Jack Reacher goes to Washington to invite his liaison, Major Susan Turner, to have dinner with him. However, he meets her substitute, Colonel Sam Morgan, who explains that Major Turner has been arrested and accused of espionage. Jack seeks out her veteran lawyer, Colonel Bob Moorcroft, who explains that Major Turner has also been accused of the murders of two soldiers in Afghanistan. Further, he also tells Jack he is being sued, accused by a woman of being the father of her fifteen year-old daughter, Samantha. When Moorcroft is murdered, Jack is accused of being the killer and sent to a prison. He sees that Turner and he have been framed and also that Turner will be killed by two assassins. However, he rescues her and they flee. Soon, they realize that there is a conspiracy involving military people from the army and a government contractor that is a powerful arms dealer. Jack also learns that Samantha is in danger and Turner and he rescue her. They decide to protect her since a skilled assassin is hunting them down while they try to find the motive of the conspiracy. Who can be trusted? (Read More)

Locations:wheelchair,  hotel
Story:riding a bus,  foot chase,  obscene finger gesture,  library,  taxi driver,  montage,  car crash,  bus,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  car accident,  rain,  cell phone,  chase

A Walk Among The Tombstones (2014)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A Walk Among The Tombstones (2014)

Matt Scudder is a former cop now a private eye. He is asked by a drug dealer to find the men who kidnapped his wife. It seems like they killed her even after he paid them. Scudder refuses. But the man later goes to see him and tells him how his wife was killed. Scudder takes the job. He does some research and thinks the men he is looking for have done this more than once. And that everyone they grabbed is connected to a drug dealer. He was about to give up when they grab another girl and Scudder tries make sure she's returned alive. (Read More)

Locations:wheelchair,  hospital
Story:foot chase,  brooklyn bridge,  brooklyn new york city,  newspaper headline,  death of brother,  library,  montage,  car crash,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rain,  cell phone,  new york city

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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? This is why Salt (2010) is one of the best movies like The Adjustment Bureau (2011). (Read More)

Locations:nightclub,  hotel,  hospital
Story:foot chase,  new york skyline,  metal detector,  political thriller,  brooklyn bridge,  ferry,  hat,  newspaper headline,  american flag,  no opening credits,  montage,  car crash,  bus,  punched in the face,  car accident,  cell phone,  chase,  new york city,  title spoken by character

The Manchurian Candidate (2004) is one of the best movies like The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

When his army unit was ambushed during the first Gulf War, Sergeant Raymond Shaw saved his fellow soldiers just as his commanding officer, then-Captain Ben Marco, was knocked unconscious. Brokering the incident for political capital, Shaw eventually becomes a vice-presidential nominee, while Marco is haunted by dreams of what happened -- or didn't happen -- in Kuwait. As Marco (now a Major) investigates, the story begins to unravel, to the point where he questions if it happened at all. Is it possible the entire unit was kidnapped and brainwashed to believe Shaw is a war hero as part of a plot to seize the White House? Some very powerful people at Manchurian Global corporation appear desperate to stop him from finding out. (Read More)

Story:u.s. senator,  congressman,  political candidate,  political thriller,  political campaign,  election campaign,  senator,  new york city

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)

Locations:hotel
Story:foot chase,  cheering crowd,  brooklyn bridge,  fate,  warehouse,  american flag,  hit by a car,  politician,  car crash,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  car accident,  cell phone,  chase,  new york city,  kiss

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Maid In Manhattan (2002)
Comedy, Drama, Romance

Maid In Manhattan (2002)

Marisa Ventura is a single mother born and bred in the boroughs of New York City, who works as a maid in a first-class Manhattan hotel. By a twist of fate and mistaken identity, Marisa meets Christopher Marshall, a handsome heir to a political dynasty, who believes that she is a guest at the hotel. Fate steps in and throws the unlikely pair together for one night. When Marisa's true identity is revealed, the two find that they are worlds apart, even though the distance separating them is just a subway ride between Manhattan and the Bronx. (Read More)

Locations:hotel
Story:campaign manager,  statue of liberty,  tabloid,  political campaign,  engagement,  senator,  fate,  newspaper headline,  politician,  new york city

13 Hours (2016)
Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War

13 Hours (2016)

Libya, 2012. At an unofficial CIA base in Benghazi a group of ex-military contractors are providing security. In the aftermath of Gaddafi's downfall a power vacuum exists and the climate is volatile. Military weapons are freely available. The US Ambassador to Libya, Chris Stevens, makes a visit to the area, staying in a compound near the CIA base. On the night of 11 September, 2012, the Ambassador's compound is attacked by hordes of heavily armed locals. The only forces willing and able to defend it are six CIA contractors. (Read More)

Story:foot chase,  metal detector,  obscene finger gesture,  american flag,  flash forward,  hit by a car,  no opening credits,  montage,  car crash,  bus,  slow motion scene,  car accident,  cell phone,  chase

Wanted (2008) is one of the best movies like The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
Action, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller

Wanted (2008)

A young man finds out his long lost father is an assassin. When his father is murdered, the son is recruited into his father's old organization and trained by a man named Sloan to follow in his dad's footsteps. This is why Wanted (2008) is one of the best movies like The Adjustment Bureau (2011).

Story:fate,  destiny,  newspaper headline,  obscene finger gesture,  hit by a car,  no opening credits,  montage,  car crash,  bus,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  cell phone,  chase,  title spoken by character,  kiss

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Xxx: Return Of Xander Cage (2017)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

Xxx: Return Of Xander Cage (2017)

Extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) comes out of self-imposed exile, thought to be long dead, and is set on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang (Donnie Yen) and his team in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable weapon known as Pandora's Box. Recruiting an all-new group of thrill-seeking cohorts, Xander finds himself enmeshed in a deadly conspiracy that points to collusion at the highest levels of world governments. (Read More)

Locations:nightclub
Story:foot chase,  newscast,  warehouse,  obscene finger gesture,  hit by a car,  montage,  car crash,  bus,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  car accident,  cell phone,  chase,  new york city

Colombiana (2011)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Colombiana (2011)

A young woman grows up to be a stone-cold assassin after witnessing her parents' murder as a child in Bogota. She works for her uncle as a hitman by day, but her personal time is spent engaging in vigilante murders that she hopes will lead her to her ultimate target - the mobster responsible for her parents' death. (Read More)

Story:riding a bus,  foot chase,  american flag,  death of mother,  car crash,  death of father,  punched in the face,  car accident,  cell phone,  chase

Across The Universe (2007)
Drama, Fantasy, Musical, Romance

Across The Universe (2007)

Across The Universe is a fictional love story set in the 1960s amid the turbulent years of anti-war protest, the struggle for free speech and civil rights, mind exploration and rock and roll. At once gritty, whimsical and highly theatrical, the story moves from high schools and universities in Massachusetts, Princeton and Ohio to the Lower East Side of Manhattan, the Detroit riots, Vietnam and the dockyards of Liverpool. A combination of live action and animation, the film is paired with many songs by 'The Beatles' (qv) that defined the time. (Read More)

Locations:wheelchair,  nightclub,  hospital
Story:statue of liberty,  newspaper headline,  american flag,  taxi driver,  no opening credits,  montage,  bus,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rain,  three word title,  chase,  new york city,  title spoken by character,  kiss

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Batman: The Killing Joke (2016) is one of the best movies like The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
Action, Animation, Crime, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

Locations:wheelchair,  nightclub,  hospital
Story:foot chase,  newspaper headline,  library,  hit by a car,  no opening credits,  car crash,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  car accident,  cell phone,  chase,  kiss

Power Rangers (2017)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Power Rangers (2017)

High school outcasts stumble upon an old alien ship, where they acquire superpowers and are dubbed the Power Rangers. Learning that an old enemy of the previous generation has returned to exact vegenance, the group must harness their powers and use them to work together and save the world. This is why Power Rangers (2017) is one of the best movies like The Adjustment Bureau (2011). (Read More)

Story:foot chase,  super power,  fate,  destiny,  angel,  flash forward,  no opening credits,  montage,  car crash,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  car accident,  cell phone,  chase,  title spoken by character,  kiss

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)

Locations:wheelchair,  nightclub,  hotel
Story:foot chase,  secret door,  metal detector,  teleportation,  senator,  newspaper headline,  american flag,  no opening credits,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  chase,  new york city

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Tomorrowland (2015)
Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery, Sci-fi

Tomorrowland (2015)

Bound by a shared destiny, a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor jaded by disillusionment embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory as "Tomorrowland." (Read More)

Story:foot chase,  teleportation,  fate,  destiny,  hit by a car,  no opening credits,  montage,  car crash,  bus,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  car accident,  cell phone,  chase,  new york city,  title spoken by character

Stolen (2012) is one of the best movies like The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Stolen (2012)

In New Orleans, the notorious bank thief and family man Will Montgomery steals $10m with his partners Vincent, Riley Jeffers and Hoyt. However, he has an argument with Vincent in the runaway and Hoyt leaves Will behind. He tries to flee but the FBI agent Tim Harlend organizes a manhunt and Will is captured, but he burns the stolen money to get rid of the evidence against him. Eight years later, Will leaves the prison and he goes to the house of his teenage daughter Alison Loeb, who has issues against him. Alison leaves Will alone in a coffee shop and takes a cab to go to a session with her shrink. However, a couple of minutes later, Will receives a phone call from Vincent, who is presumed dead, telling that he has abducted Alison and will kill her unless he receives the $10m of the last robbery. Now Will has twelve hours to find a way to rescue his daughter from the hands of the psychopath Vincent. (Read More)

Story:foot chase,  hit by a taxi,  hailing a taxi,  ferry,  taxi driver,  hit by a car,  montage,  car crash,  punched in the face,  car accident,  cell phone,  chase,  title spoken by character

Spartan (2004)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Spartan (2004)

In the US-government's special ops, Scott is a shooter, not a planner, doing the job without regard to quaint or obsolete convention. When a Harvard undergrad goes missing (the daughter of a US leader), it's Scott who applies the pressure, first to her boyfriend, then to a madam whose cathouse is the initial stop en route to a white slavery auction in Dubai. The abductors may not know the girl's identity, but once they figure it out, she's doomed. Deadly double crosses force Scott to become a planner. Through it all, earnest TV newscasters read the drivel they're handed. (Read More)

Locations:nightclub
Story:foot chase,  newscast,  newspaper headline,  taxi driver,  no opening credits,  politician,  car crash,  punched in the face,  rain,  cell phone,  chase,  title spoken by character

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