Movies like Next 2007

Las Vegas showroom magician Cris Johnson has a secret which torments him: he can see a few minutes into the future. Sick of the examinations he underwent as a child and the interest of the government and medical establishment in his power, he lies low under an assumed name in Vegas, performing cheap tricks and living off small-time gambling "winnings." But when a terrorist group threatens to detonate a nuclear device in Los Angeles, government agent Callie Ferris must use all her wiles to capture Cris and convince him to help her stop the cataclysm.

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1 Vantage Point 2008

The attempted assassination of the American president is told and re-told from several different perspectives.

Genres:

Drama, Action, Thriller, Crime

Director:

Pete Travis

Writer:

Barry L. Levy

Country:

United States of America
6.6

2 Eagle Eye 2008

Jerry Shaw and Rachel Holloman are two strangers whose lives are suddenly thrown into turmoil by a mysterious woman they have never met. Threatening their lives and family, the unseen caller uses everyday technology to control their actions and push them into increasing danger. As events escalate, Jerry and Rachel become the country's most-wanted fugitives and must figure out what is happening to them.

Genres:

Mystery, Thriller, Action

Director:

D.J. Caruso

Writers:

John Glenn (screenplay), Travis Wright (screenplay) (as Travis Adam Wright) | 3 more credits »

Countries:

United States of America, Germany
6.6

3 Enemy Of The State 1998

A hotshot Washington criminal lawyer becomes the target of a rogue security executive videotaped in the act of murdering a congressman when the incriminating tape is surreptitiously slipped into his shopping bag by the videographer, who is fleeing the executive's assassins.

Genres:

Action, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Tony Scott

Writer:

David Marconi

Country:

United States of America
7.3

4 The International 2009

An interpol agent and an attorney are determined to bring one of the world's most powerful banks to justice. Uncovering money laundering, arms trading, and conspiracy to destabilize world governments, their investigation takes them from Berlin, Milan, New York and Istanbul. Finding themselves in a chase across the globe, their relentless tenacity puts their own lives at risk.

Genre:

Thriller

Director:

Tom Tykwer

Countries:

Germany, United Kingdom, United States of America
6.5

5 Phone Booth 2002

A slick New York publicist who picks up a ringing receiver in a phone booth is told that if he hangs up, he'll be killed... and the little red light from a laser rifle sight is proof that the caller isn't kidding.

Genres:

Thriller, Drama

Director:

Joel Schumacher

Writer:

Larry Cohen

Country:

United States of America
7

6 Swordfish 2001

Rogue agent Gabriel Shear is determined to get his mitts on $9 billion stashed in a secret Drug Enforcement Administration account. He wants the cash to fight terrorism, but lacks the computer skills necessary to hack into the government mainframe. Enter Stanley Jobson, a n'er-do-well encryption expert who can log into anything.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Thriller

Director:

Dominic Sena

Writer:

Skip Woods

Countries:

Australia, United States of America
6.5

7 Paycheck 2003

Michael Jennings is a genius who's hired – and paid handsomely – by high-tech firms to work on highly sensitive projects, after which his short-term memory is erased so he's incapable of breaching security. But at the end of a three-year job, he's told he isn't getting a paycheck and instead receives a mysterious envelope. In it are clues he must piece together to find out why he wasn't paid – and why he's now in hot water.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Mystery, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

John Woo

Writers:

Philip K. Dick (short story), Dean Georgaris (screenplay)

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
6.3

8 Knowing 2009

A teacher opens a time capsule that has been dug up at his son's elementary school; in it are some chilling predictions -- some that have already occurred and others that are about to -- that lead him to believe his family plays a role in the events that are about to unfold.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

Alex Proyas

Writers:

Ryne Douglas Pearson (screenplay), Juliet Snowden (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America, Australia
6.2

9 The Adjustment Bureau 2011

A man glimpses the future Fate has planned for him – and chooses to fight for his own destiny. Battling the powerful Adjustment Bureau across, under and through the streets of New York, he risks his destined greatness to be with the only woman he's ever loved.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Thriller, Romance

Director:

George Nolfi

Writers:

George Nolfi (screenplay), Philip K. Dick (short story "Adjustment Team")

Country:

United States of America
7

10 Source Code 2011

Decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, discovering he's involved in a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. He learns he's part of a top-secret experimental program that enables him to experience the final 8 minutes of another person's life. Colter re-lives the train incident over and over again, gathering more clues each time.

Genres:

Thriller, Science Fiction, Mystery

Director:

Duncan Jones

Writer:

Ben Ripley

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
7.5

11 Minority Report 2002

John Anderton is a top 'Precrime' cop in the late-21st century, when technology can predict crimes before they're committed. But Anderton becomes the quarry when another investigator targets him for a murder charge.

Genres:

Action, Thriller, Science Fiction, Mystery

Director:

Steven Spielberg

Writers:

Philip K. Dick (short story), Scott Frank (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.6

12 Babylon A.D. 2008

A veteran-turned-mercenary is hired to take a young woman with a secret from post-apocalyptic Eastern Europe to New York City.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

Mathieu Kassovitz

Writers:

Maurice G. Dantec (novel), Mathieu Kassovitz (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

France, United Kingdom
5.6

13 Equilibrium 2002

In a dystopian future, a totalitarian regime maintains peace by subduing the populace with a drug, and displays of emotion are punishable by death. A man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system.

Genres:

Action, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

Kurt Wimmer

Writer:

Kurt Wimmer

Country:

United States of America
7.4

14 Surrogates 2009

Set in a futuristic world where humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots, a cop is forced to leave his home for the first time in years in order to investigate the murders of others' surrogates.

Genres:

Action, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

Jonathan Mostow

Writers:

Michael Ferris (screenplay), John Brancato (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.3

15 Repo Men 2010

In the future, medical technology has advanced to the point where people can buy artificial organs to extend their lives. But if they default on payments, an organization known as the Union sends agents to repossess the organs. Remy is one of the best agents in the business, but when he becomes the recipient of an artificial heart, he finds himself in the same dire straits as his many victims.

Genres:

Action, Science Fiction, Thriller, Crime

Director:

Miguel Sapochnik

Writers:

Eric Garcia (screenplay), Garrett Lerner (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
6.3

16 Hancock 2008

Hancock is a down-and-out superhero who's forced to employ a PR expert to help repair his image when the public grows weary of all the damage he's inflicted during his lifesaving heroics. The agent's idea of imprisoning the antihero to make the world miss him proves successful, but will Hancock stick to his new sense of purpose or slip back into old habits?

Genres:

Fantasy, Action

Director:

Peter Berg

Country:

United States of America
6.4

17 Gone In 60 Seconds 2000

Upon learning that he has to come out of retirement to steal 50 cars in one night to save his brother Kip's life, former car thief Randall "Memphis" Raines enlists help from a few "boost happy" pals to accomplish a seemingly impossible feat. From countless car chases to relentless cops, the high-octane excitement builds as Randall swerves around more than a few roadblocks to keep Kip alive.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Thriller

Director:

Dominic Sena

Writers:

H.B. Halicki, Scott Rosenberg (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6.5

18 The A-Team 2010

A group of Iraq War veterans goes on the run from U.S. military forces while they try to clear their names after being framed for a crime they didn't commit. Along the way, Col. Hannibal Smith, Capt. H.M. ‘Howling Mad’ Murdock , Sgt. Bosco ‘B.A.’ Baracus, and Lt. Templeton ‘Faceman’ Peck help out various people they encounter.

Genres:

Thriller, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime

Director:

Joe Carnahan

Country:

United States of America
6.7

19 I, Robot 2004

In 2035, where robots are common-place and abide by the three laws of robotics, a techno-phobic cop investigates an apparent suicide. Suspecting that a robot may be responsible for the death, his investigation leads him to believe that humanity may be in danger.

Genres:

Action, Science Fiction

Director:

Alex Proyas

Writers:

Jeff Vintar (screenplay), Akiva Goldsman (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

United States of America, Germany
7.1

20 Jumper 2008

David Rice is a man who knows no boundaries, a Jumper, born with the uncanny ability to teleport instantly to anywhere on Earth. When he discovers others like himself, David is thrust into a dangerous and bloodthirsty war while being hunted by a sinister and determined group of zealots who have sworn to destroy all Jumpers. Now, David’s extraordinary gift may be his only hope for survival!

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Science Fiction

Director:

Doug Liman

Writers:

David S. Goyer (screenplay), Jim Uhls (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
6.1

21 National Treasure 2004

Modern treasure hunters, led by archaeologist Ben Gates, search for a chest of riches rumored to have been stashed away by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin during the Revolutionary War. The chest's whereabouts may lie in secret clues embedded in the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, and Gates is in a race to find the gold before his enemies do.

Genres:

Adventure, Action, Thriller, Mystery

Director:

Jon Turteltaub

Writers:

Jim Kouf (screenplay), Cormac Wibberley (screenplay) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.8

22 Bangkok Dangerous 2008

Bangkok Dangerous is a 2008 American action thriller film written and directed by the Pang Brothers, and starring Nicolas Cage. It is a remake of the Pangs' 1999 debut Bangkok Dangerous, a Thai film, for which Cage's production company, Saturn Films, purchased the remake rights.

Known by its working title, Big Hit in Bangkok, and also as Time to Kill, it began filming in Bangkok in August 2006. The film was financed by Initial Entertainment Group, and Lionsgate Films acquired its North America distribution rights.

Bangkok Dangerous was released on September 5, 2008. Upon release, the film became a major failure with grossing $42 million against a production budget of $45 million as well as receiving poor reviews from critics which praised Cage's performance and the action sequences yet criticized the direction, editing and screenwriting.

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23 Max Payne 2008

A DEA agent whose family was slain as part of a conspiracy, and an assassin out to avenge her sister's death, join forces to solve a series of murders in New York City.

Genres:

Action, Drama, Crime, Thriller

Director:

John Moore

Writers:

Beau Thorne (screenplay), Sam Lake (video game by Remedy Entertainment and 3-D Realms Entertainment)

Countries:

United States of America, Canada
5.4

24 Death Race 2008

Terminal Island, New York: 2020. Overcrowding in the US penal system has reached a breaking point. Prisons have been turned over to a monolithic Weyland Corporation, which sees jails full of thugs as an opportunity for televised sport. Adrenalized inmates, a global audience hungry for violence and a spectacular, enclosed arena come together to form the 'Death Race', the biggest, most brutal event.

Genres:

Action, Thriller, Science Fiction

Director:

Paul W.S. Anderson

Writers:

Paul W.S. Anderson (screenplay), Paul W.S. Anderson (screen story) | 3 more credits »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America, Germany
6.4