Movies like Skyfall 2012

When Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, MI6 is attacked forcing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position to be challenged by Gareth Mallory, the new Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee. With MI6 now compromised from both inside and out, M is left with one ally she can trust: Bond. 007 takes to the shadows - aided only by field agent, Eve - following a trail to the mysterious Silva, whose lethal and hidden motives have yet to reveal themselves.

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1 Iron Man 2 2010

With the world now aware of his dual life as the armored superhero Iron Man, billionaire inventor Tony Stark faces pressure from the government, the press and the public to share his technology with the military. Unwilling to let go of his invention, Stark, with Pepper Potts and James 'Rhodey' Rhodes at his side, must forge new alliances – and confront powerful enemies.

Genres:

Adventure, Action, Science Fiction

Director:

Jon Favreau

Writers:

Justin Theroux (screenplay), Stan Lee (Marvel comic book) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7

2 The Dark Knight Rises 2012

Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by the Gotham City Police Department. Eight years later, Batman encounters the mysterious Selina Kyle and the villainous Bane, a new terrorist leader who overwhelms Gotham's finest. The Dark Knight resurfaces to protect a city that has branded him an enemy.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Christopher Nolan

Writers:

Jonathan Nolan (screenplay), Christopher Nolan (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
8.4

3 The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo 2011

This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, punk computer hacker named Lisbeth Salander. As they work together in the investigation, Blomkvist and Salander uncover immense corruption beyond anything they have ever imagined.

Genres:

Thriller, Crime, Mystery, Drama

Director:

David Fincher

Writers:

Steven Zaillian (screenplay by), Stieg Larsson (novel)

Countries:

United States of America, Norway, Sweden
7.8

4 Iron Man 3 2013

When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Science Fiction

Director:

Shane Black

Writers:

Drew Pearce (screenplay by), Shane Black (screenplay by) | 6 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.2

5 Gravity 2013

Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first Shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The Shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky completely alone-tethered to nothing but each other and spiraling out into the blackness of space. The deafening silence tells them they have lost any link to Earth and any chance for rescue. As fear turns to panic, every gulp of air eats away at what little oxygen is left. But the only way home may be to go further out into the terrifying expanse of space.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Thriller, Drama

Director:

Alfonso Cuarón

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7.7

6 Looper 2012

In the futuristic action thriller Looper, time travel will be invented but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they will send their target 30 years into the past where a looper, a hired gun, like Joe is waiting to mop up. Joe is getting rich and life is good until the day the mob decides to close the loop, sending back Joe's future self for assassination.

Genres:

Action, Thriller, Science Fiction

Director:

Rian Johnson

Writer:

Rian Johnson

Countries:

China, United States of America
7.4

7 Kingsman: The Secret Service 2014

The story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency's ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.

Genres:

Crime, Comedy, Action, Adventure

Director:

Matthew Vaughn

Writers:

Jane Goldman (screenplay by), Matthew Vaughn (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7.7

8 Spectre 2015

A cryptic message from Bond’s past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Crime

Director:

Sam Mendes

Writers:

John Logan (screenplay by), Neal Purvis (screenplay by) | 6 more credits »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
6.8

9 The Social Network 2010

On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room as a small site among friends soon becomes a global social network and a revolution in communication. A mere six years and 500 million friends later, Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in history... but for this entrepreneur, success leads to both personal and legal complications.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

David Fincher

Writers:

Aaron Sorkin (screenplay), Ben Mezrich (book)

Country:

United States of America
7.7

10 Silver Linings Playbook 2012

After spending eight months in a mental institution, a former teacher moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy, Romance

Director:

David O. Russell

Writers:

David O. Russell (screenplay), Matthew Quick (novel)

Country:

United States of America
7.7

11 Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes 2011

Scientist Will Rodman is determined to find a cure for Alzheimer's, the disease which has slowly consumed his father. Will feels certain he is close to a breakthrough and tests his latest serum on apes, noticing dramatic increases in intelligence and brain activity in the primate subjects – especially Caesar, his pet chimpanzee.

Genres:

Thriller, Action, Drama, Science Fiction

Director:

Rupert Wyatt

Country:

United States of America
7.6

12 The Hunger Games 2012

Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the Hunger Games are a nationally televised event in which “Tributes” must fight with one another until one survivor remains. Pitted against highly-trained Tributes who have prepared for these Games their entire lives, Katniss is forced to rely upon her sharp instincts as well as the mentorship of drunken former victor Haymitch Abernathy. If she’s ever to return home to District 12, Katniss must make impossible choices in the arena that weigh survival against humanity and life against love. The world will be watching.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Adventure, Fantasy

Director:

Gary Ross

Writers:

Gary Ross (screenplay), Suzanne Collins (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.2

13 21 Jump Street 2012

In high school, Schmidt was a dork and Jenko was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners riding bicycles in the city park. Since they are young and look like high school students, they are assigned to an undercover unit to infiltrate a drug ring that is supplying high school students synthetic drugs.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Crime

Writers:

Michael Bacall (screenplay), Michael Bacall (story) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.2

14 The World's End 2013

Five friends who reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from 20 years earlier unwittingly become humankind's only hope for survival.

Genres:

Comedy, Action, Science Fiction

Director:

Edgar Wright

Country:

United Kingdom
7

15 Super 8 2011

In 1979 Ohio, several youngsters are making a zombie movie with a Super-8 camera. In the midst of filming, the friends witness a horrifying train derailment and are lucky to escape with their lives. They soon discover that the catastrophe was no accident, as a series of unexplained events and disappearances soon follows. Deputy Jackson Lamb, the father of one of the kids, searches for the terrifying truth behind the crash.

Genres:

Thriller, Science Fiction, Mystery

Director:

J.J. Abrams

Writer:

J.J. Abrams

Country:

United States of America
7

16 Prometheus 2012

A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Adventure, Mystery

Director:

Ridley Scott

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7

17 Pacific Rim 2013

When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: massive robots, called Jaegers, which are controlled simultaneously by two pilots whose minds are locked in a neural bridge. But even the Jaegers are proving nearly defenseless in the face of the relentless Kaiju. On the verge of defeat, the forces defending mankind have no choice but to turn to two unlikely heroes—a washed-up former pilot (Charlie Hunnam) and an untested trainee (Rinko Kikuchi)—who are teamed to drive a legendary but seemingly obsolete Jaeger from the past. Together, they stand as mankind's last hope against the mounting apocalypse.

Genres:

Action, Science Fiction, Adventure

Director:

Guillermo del Toro

Writers:

Travis Beacham (screenplay), Guillermo del Toro (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.9

18 Star Trek Into Darkness 2013

When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction. As our heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart, and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Science Fiction

Director:

J.J. Abrams

Country:

United States of America
7.7

19 Argo 2012

As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA 'exfiltration' specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian ambassador.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller

Director:

Ben Affleck

Writers:

Chris Terrio (screenplay by), Tony Mendez (based on a selection from "The Master of Disguise" by) (as Antonio J. Mendez) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.7

20 X-Men: First Class 2011

Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were arch-enemies, they were closest of friends, working together with other mutants (some familiar, some new), to stop the greatest threat the world has ever known.

Genres:

Action, Science Fiction, Adventure

Director:

Matthew Vaughn

Writers:

Ashley Miller (screenplay by) (as Ashley Edward Miller), Zack Stentz (screenplay by) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.7

21 The Great Gatsby 2013

An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Soon enough, however, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gatsby's nouveau riche existence, where obsession, madness, and tragedy await.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Baz Luhrmann

Writers:

Baz Luhrmann (screenplay), Craig Pearce (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

United States of America, Australia
7.2

22 Zero Dark Thirty 2012

A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6 in May, 2011.

Genres:

Thriller, Drama, History

Director:

Kathryn Bigelow

Writer:

Mark Boal

Country:

United States of America
7.4

23 True Grit 2010

Following the murder of her father by a hired hand, a 14-year-old farm girl sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find—a man with 'true grit'—Reuben J. 'Rooster' Cogburn.

Genres:

Drama, Adventure, Western

Directors:

Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

Writers:

Joel Coen (screenplay), Ethan Coen (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.6

24 American Hustle 2013

A conman and his seductive partner are forced to work for a wild FBI agent, who pushes them into a world of Jersey power-brokers and the Mafia.

Genres:

Drama, Crime

Director:

David O. Russell

Country:

United States of America
7.2