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7 Best Movies Like ‘Role Play’ To Watch If You Loved the Film

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What if your significant other had a secret life and instead of cheating on you she was carrying out assassinations? Well find out the answer to that in Kaley Cuoco‘s action thriller film Role Play in which she stars as Emma, a wife, mother, and an assassin but when her husband Dave finds out about her he goes across the world to find out the complete truth and if possible help his wife. Role Play also stars David Oyelowo, Connie Nielsen, Bill Nighy, Sonita Henry, and Rudi Dharmalingam. So, if you loved the Prime Video film here are some similar movies you could watch next.

Killers (Tubi & Prime Video Add-On)

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Well if you loved Role Play, you will find Killers very entertaining as both films have the same concept. Directed by Robert Luketic, the 2010 film revolves around a picture-perfect couple living their happy lives in suburbia after meeting each other during a fateful trip on the French Riviera. But it turns out that the husband has not been truthful to his wife as he is a deadly spy and when the people looking for him finally find him the couple has to survive the gunshots while keeping their relationship afloat. Starring Ashton Kutcher and Katherine Heigl in the lead roles with Tom Selleck, Catherine O’Hara, Katheryn Winnick, Kevin Sussman, and Rob Riggle starring in supporting roles.

Ghosted (Apple TV+)

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Ghosted is also pretty similar to Role Play and while the characters in this film are not married and have a kid with each other, they do have an undeniable chemistry and a guy who couldn’t get the hint. Directed by Dexter Fletcher, the action comedy film revolves around Cole, who falls head over heels for a mysterious woman named Sadie. But when she goes on a trip to London and doesn’t reply to any of his text messages or calls he goes after her and what he finds is a world of pain where Sadie is a deadly spy. Ghosted stars Chris Evans and Ana De Armas in the lead roles with Lizze Broadway, Mustafa Shakir, and Adrien Brody starring in supporting roles.

The Family Plan (Apple TV+)

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The Family Plan is Role Play with a road trip thrown in there with the whole family. Directed by Simon Cellan Jones, the Apple TV+ original film revolves around the Morgan family consisting of Dan and Jessica Morgan and their children Nina and Kyle. What the family doesn’t know about Dan is that he was an elite government assassin before he decided to quit the business and start a family but when his enemies come knocking. Dan decides to take his family on a road trip to Las Vegas while they are chased by the killers. The Family Plan stars Mark Wahlberg and Michelle Monaghan in the lead roles with Maggie Q, Zoe Colletti, Van Crosby, and Ciarán Hinds starring in supporting roles.

Mr. & Mrs. Smith (Prime Video)

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Starring the electrifying duo of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, the popular film spy thriller film titled Mr. & Mrs. Smith is pretty similar to Role Play, as in the film a significant other is hiding their true identity but instead of one partner in this film, both of them are hiding their true identities from each other. Mr. & Mrs. Smith is also coming to Prime Video in the form of a TV series starring Donald Glover and Maya Erskine. The 2005 film was directed by Doug Liman and it also starred Vince Vaugh, Michelle Monaghan, Adam Brody, Kerry Washington, and Keith David.

The Spy Who Dumped Me (Hulu & Prime Video Add-On)

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Being dumped is hard and what if the one who dumped you was a spy and the people looking for him come after you thinking he left you with something important? Directed by Susanna Fogel, the 2018 comedy film titled The Spy Who Dumped Me revolves around best friends Audrey and Morgan living their ordinary lives in Los Angeles until Audrey’s ex-boyfriend who dumped her comes back into her life with lots of assassins trying to kill him. This interaction thrusts the best friends into the world of international espionage. Starring Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon in the lead roles with Sam Heughan, Justin Theroux, Ivanna Sakhno, and Gillian Anderson starring in supporting roles.

Knight and Day (Rent on Prime Video)

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If there is Tom Cruise there is great action and an entertaining film that will leave you at the edge of your seat. Directed by James Mangold, the 2010 action comedy film titled Knight and Day revolves around June, who chats up a charming stranger on a plane heading to Kansas but when the plane crashes she wakes up at her home safe and sound. She soon finds out that the handsome stranger is a secret operative being hunted by some very dangerous people. Their fateful meeting thrusts June into a world of danger and international adventure. Knight and Day stars Cruise and Cameron Diaz in the lead roles with Paul Dano, Maggie Grace, Peter Sarsgaard, Marc Blucas, and Viola Davis starring in supporting roles.

Mr. Right (Rent on Prime Video)

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Directed by Paco Cabezas, the action romantic-comedy film Mr. Right is one of the most criminally underrated films that deserves more attention. Starring Sam Rockwell and Ana Kendrick, the 2016 film revolves around a heartbroken young who recently found her boyfriend cheating on her she soon finds a charming man who says and does all the right things but what she doesn’t know is that he is one of the world’s most dangerous assassin who kills the people who hire him. With the same concept, Mr. Right has a similar concept to Role Play, and in my opinion, it is a very entertaining film. Mr. Right also stars Tim Roth, Paco Cabezas, RZA, and Anson Mount.

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