Movies like Crank

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Crank (2006)
 6.9
 251K
Crank (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Professional assassin Chev Chelios learns his rival has injected him with a poison that will kill him if his heart rate drops.
Style: intense, exciting, humorous, stylized, entertaining, semi serious, bloody, sexy, absurd, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, tough heroes, dark humor, revenge, hitman, one man army, lone hero, assassin, drugs, gunfight, nudity (full frontal - brief), poison, car chase, outdoor sex, violent, fight scenes, crimes, race against time, rescue, heart, violence, cell phone, murderer, cocaine, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, north america, united states of america

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Most similar movies to Crank

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, exciting, rough and realistic films with plots about violence, weapons, revenge, gun, vengeance, chase and murder mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Crank: Crank: High Voltage (2009), The Transporter (2002), John Wick (2014), Hitman (2007), Wanted (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Crank: High Voltage (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Chelios faces a Chinese mobster who has stolen his nearly indestructible heart and replaced it with a battery-powered ticker that requires regular jolts of electricity to keep working.
Style: stylized, entertaining, humorous, absurd, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough guy, gangsters, crimes, one man army, violence, stripper, gunfight, revenge, hitman, lone hero, porn star, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, tokyo, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 305K
The Transporter (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Former Special Forces officer, Frank Martin will deliver anything to anyone for the right price, and his no-questions-asked policy puts him in high demand. But when he realizes his latest cargo is alive, it sets in motion a dangerous chain of ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, sexy, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: car, chase, lone hero, car chase, martial arts, tough guy, escapades, one man army, tough heroes, smuggling, transportation, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, hong kong, nice france, europe, cannes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 630K
John Wick (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, China
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.
Style: stylized, exciting, neo noir, brutal, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hitman, assassin, vengeance, revenge, vigilante, gangsters, gunfight, lone hero, one man army, martial arts, organized crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 60s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.2
 171K
Hitman (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The best-selling videogame, Hitman, roars to life with both barrels blazing in this hardcore action-thriller starring Timothy Olyphant. A genetically engineered assassin with deadly aim, known only as "Agent 47" eliminates strategic ...
Style: serious, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hitman, killer, sniper, assassin, one man army, assassination, revenge, fight scenes, crimes, cia, fistfight, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ussr, europe, nigeria, st. petersburg russia, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 6.7
 391K
Wanted (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Doormat Wesley Gibson discovers that his recently murdered father – who Wesley never knew – belonged to a secret guild of assassins. After a leather-clad sexpot drafts Wesley into the society, he hones his innate killing skills and turns avenger.
Style: exciting, intense, surprise ending, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gunfight, destiny, mentor, hitman, assassin, femme fatale, revenge, twists and turns, strong female lead, life turned upside down, escapades, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: usa, europe, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.6
 151K
Shoot 'Em Up (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A man named Mr. Smith delivers a woman's baby during a shootout, and is then called upon to protect the newborn from the army of gunmen.
Style: bloody, sexy, exciting, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, corruption, dark humor, breast feeding, violent, heavy metal culture, senator, machismo, mexican standoff, rescue, home invasion, lone hero ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.5
 162K
The Mechanic (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Arthur Bishop is a 'mechanic' - an elite assassin with a strict code and unique talent for cleanly eliminating targets. It's a job that requires professional perfection and total detachment, and Bishop is the best in the business. But ...
Style: stylized, tense, clever, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, chase, assassin, lone hero, loner, mentor, tough guy, arms dealer, martial arts, gangsters, revenge, mafia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, chicago illinois, usa, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 168K
Transporter 3 (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: France, USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Frank Martin puts the driving gloves on to deliver Valentina, the kidnapped daughter of a Ukranian government official, from Marseilles to Odessa on the Black Sea. En route, he has to contend with thugs who want to intercept Valentina's safe ...
Style: exciting, serious, entertaining, absurd, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: car chase, car, one man army, martial arts, tough guy, murder, fistfight, chase, kidnapping, tough heroes, driving, fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, ukraine, france, budapest
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 56K
Wild Card (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal skills and a gambling problem gets in trouble with the mob, he has one last play… and it's all or nothing.
Style: suspenseful, brutal, stylized, intense, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, brutality, revenge, tough heroes, greed, betrayal, redemption, martial arts, gambling, dishonesty, lone wolves ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, new orleans, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 124K
Parker (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A thief with a unique code of professional ethics is double-crossed by his crew and left for dead. Assuming a new disguise and forming an unlikely alliance with a woman on the inside, he looks to hijack the score of the crew's latest heist.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heist, robbery, fight scenes, crimes, tough heroes, betrayal, revenge, gangsters, romancing a criminal, car chase, romance, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, new orleans, usa, miami, ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: John Wick is on the run for two reasons… he’s being hunted for a global $14 million dollar open contract on his life, and for breaking a central rule: taking a life on Continental Hotel grounds. The victim was a member of the High Table who ...
Style: exciting, brutal, tense, harsh, dark ...
Plot: one man army, vengeance, gunfight, criminal's revenge, murder, revenge, rescue, martial arts, tough guy, hitman, brutality, dark hero ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: sahara, grand central station manhattan new york city, usa, new york, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 146K
Smokin' Aces (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When a Las Vegas performer-turned-snitch named Buddy Israel decides to turn state's evidence and testify against the mob, it seems that a whole lot of people would like to make sure he's no longer breathing.
Style: twist ending, bloody, exciting, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, gangsters, hitman, assassin, fbi, twists and turns, sniper, multiple storylines, violent, disguise, group of criminals, violence spree ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: israel, usa, nevada, los angeles, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 204K
Transporter 2 (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Professional driver Frank Martin is living in Miami, where he is temporarily filling in for a friend as the chauffeur for a government narcotics control policymaker and his family. The young boy in the family is targeted for kidnapping, and Frank ...
Style: sexy, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, fight scenes, car chase, car, kidnapping, martial arts, weapons, explosions, mentor, fight, race against time, driver ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, france, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 112K
Safe (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a former elite agent rescues a 12-year-old Chinese girl who's been abducted, they find themselves in the middle of a standoff between Triads, the Russian Mafia and high-level corrupt New York City politicians and police.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: organized crime, chase, lone hero, martial arts, gunfight, protector, ex military, on the run, justice, tough heroes, mafia, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, north america, brooklyn new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Bulgaria, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Arthur Bishop thought he had put his murderous past behind him when his most formidable foe kidnaps the love of his life. Now he is forced to travel the globe to complete three impossible assassinations, and do what he does best, make them look like ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, lone hero, chase, assassin, killer, fight scenes, murder, tough guy, lone wolves, criminal's revenge, crimes, assassination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: rio de janeiro, thailand, australia, usa, cambodia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 177K
Wrath of Man (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A cold and mysterious new security guard for a Los Angeles cash truck company surprises his co-workers when he unleashes precision skills during a heist. The crew is left wondering who he is and where he came from. Soon, the marksman's ultimate ...
Style: suspense, humorous, psychological, non-linear, neo noir ...
Plot: revenge, fighting crime, crime boss, heist, lone hero, robbery, working undercover, gangsters, security guard, ex soldier, father son relationship, violence ...
Time: 2020s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Bullet to the Head (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, India, Switzerland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After watching their respective partners die, a cop and a hitman form an alliance in order to bring down their common enemy.
Style: exciting, intense, brutal, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough guy, revenge, corruption, hitman, mercenary, organized crime, tough law enforcer, police corruption, death, betrayal, murder, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 347K
The Expendables (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria, Spain, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Barney Ross leads a band of highly skilled mercenaries including knife enthusiast Lee Christmas, a martial arts expert, heavy weapons specialist, demolitionist, and a loose-cannon sniper. When the group is commissioned by the mysterious Mr. Church ...
Style: brutal, bloody, exciting, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, martial arts, mercenary, tough guy, chase, machismo, fistfight, sniper, military, unstoppable, showdown, hotshot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 2010s, 2000s
Place: latin america, new orleans, somalia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.1
 187K
Desperado (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A gunslinger is embroiled in a war with a local drug runner.
Style: intense, suspenseful, rough, realistic, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, revenge, dark hero, hitman, one against many, gunfight, musician, crimes, gangsters, dangerous attraction, drug lord, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 48K
A Man Apart (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When Vetter's wife is killed in a botched hit organized by Diablo, he seeks revenge against those responsible. But in the process, Vetter and Hicks have to fight their way up the chain to get to Diablo but it's easier said than done when ...
Style: suspense, harsh, emotional, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crimes, gang, lone hero, justice, drug cartel, vigilantism, violence, corruption, brutality, gangsters, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, los angeles, usa, california, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 108K
Faster (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Driver (Dwayne Johnson) has spent the last 10 years in prison planning revenge for the murder of his brother. Now that Driver is free to carry out his deadly plan only two men stand in his way- Billy Bob Thornton plays a veteran cop and Oliver ...
Style: stylized, brutal, intense, talky, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: lone hero, vengeance, corruption, car, crimes, twists and turns, vigilantism, vigilante, hotshot, justice, revenge, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Hitman "El Mariachi" becomes involved in international espionage involving a psychotic CIA agent and a corrupt Mexican general.
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, assassination attempt, revenge, drug lord, hitman, dark hero, vengeance, murder, violent, spy, brutality, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 73K
Hummingbird (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Homeless and on the run from a military court martial, a damaged ex-special forces soldier navigating London's criminal underworld seizes an opportunity to assume another man's identity, transforming into an avenging angel in the process.
Style: exciting, emotional, serious, atmospheric, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, redemption, ex military, haunted by the past, crimes, homeless, tough heroes, weapons, swat team, tough guy, fight scenes, mafia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, new orleans, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 92K
War (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: FBI agent Jack Crawford is out for revenge when his partner is killed and all clues point to the mysterious assassin Rogue. But when Rogue turns up years later to take care of some unfinished business, he triggers a violent clash of rival gangs. ...
Style: surprise ending, intense, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: revenge, martial arts, vengeance, mafia, fbi, crimes, presumed dead, hitman, tough law enforcer, betrayal, assassin, guilt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Replacement Killers (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Hired assassin John Lee is asked by Chinatown crime boss Terence Wei to murder the young son of policeman Stan Zedkov. Lee has the boy in his sights, but his conscience gets the better of him, and he spares the child's life. Afraid that Wei ...
Style: exciting, stylized, inter cultural, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, chase, on the run, crimes, martial arts, assassin, organized crime, police detective, police raid, attempted murder, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: china, los angeles, hong kong, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
From Paris with Love (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James Reese has a good job as an ambassador's aid in France, but his real passion is a side gig, working in a minor role in the CIA. He would love to be a full-fledged agent and can't believe his luck when he lands an assignment with ...
Style: entertaining, semi serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: cia, terrorism, spy, chase, heroic mission, embassy, partners, one man army, espionage, twists and turns, undercover, reluctant partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
 6.0
 19K
The Corruptor (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Danny is a young cop partnered with Nick, a seasoned but ethically tainted veteran. As the two try to stop a gang war in Chinatown, Danny relies on Nick but grows increasingly uncomfortable with the way Nick gets things done.
Style: stylized, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gangsters, police investigation, crimes, murder, organized crime, partners, law enforcement, buddy cop, police, partners against crime, chinese mafia ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, hong kong, san francisco, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.8
 12K
Coffy (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After her younger sister gets involved in drugs and is severely injured by contaminated heroin, a nurse sets out on a mission of vengeance and vigilante justice, killing drug dealers, pimps, and mobsters who cross her path.
Style: sexy, erotic, slasher, unusual plot structure, affectionate ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, gangsters, revenge, addiction, exploitation, violence, vigilantism, drug addiction, murder, heroin, police corruption, women ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.2
 52K
Hard Target (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a woman's father goes missing, she enlist a local to aid in her search. The pair soon discover that her father has died at the hands of a wealthy sportsman who hunts homeless men as a form of recreation.
Style: exciting, suspense, entertaining, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, gunfight, ex military, manhunt, justice, mercenary, crimes, survival, track down, tough heroes, hunting ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: new orleans, hong kong, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Black Moon Rising (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An FBI free-lancer stashes a stolen Las Vegas-crime tape in a high-tech car stolen by someone else.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, heist, chase, fbi, revenge, law enforcement, vengeance, brutality, twists and turns, murder, crimes, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, new jersey, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%