Movies like Taken 3

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Taken 3 (2014)
 6.0
 163K
Taken 3 (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Spain, UK, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ex-government operative Bryan Mills finds his life is shattered when he's falsely accused of a murder that hits close to home. As he's pursued by a savvy police inspector, Mills employs his particular set of skills to track the real killer and exact his unique brand of justice.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending, ridiculous, bad ending, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, murder, on the run, kidnapping, revenge, frame up, framed for murder, chase, crimes, heroes, confined, family relations, parents and children, danger, chases and races, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, forced into action, tough heroes, parent child relationship, car chase, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, europe, malibu california, santa monica california, russia

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Most similar movies to Taken 3

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and exciting films with plots about murder, violence, car chase, danger, revenge, chase and chases and races mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Taken 3: Taken (2008), Taken 2 (2012), Erased (2012), Colombiana (2011), Transporter 3 (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 535K
Taken (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While vacationing with a friend in Paris, an American girl is kidnapped by a gang of human traffickers intent on selling her into forced prostitution. Working against the clock, her ex-spy father must pull out all the stops to save her. But with his ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, entertaining, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, one man army, vigilantism, chase, dark hero, rescue, young woman, danger, daring rescue, human trafficking, abduction, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france, arc de triomphe paris
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 6.3
 271K
Taken 2 (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Istanbul, retired CIA operative Bryan Mills and his wife are taken hostage by the father of a kidnapper Mills killed while rescuing his daughter.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: kidnapping, hostages, boyfriend, danger, one man army, violence, teenage daughter, albanian, bag over head, u.s. embassy, stealing a car, police chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: turkey, europe, asia, china, istanbul turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 27K
Erased (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Belgium, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A former agent of the CIA and his estranged daughter go on the run after his employers target them for assassination.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, assassin, on the run, assassination, mistrust, dishonesty, disorder, government agency, parents and children, life turned upside down, secret agents, agent as target ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, usa, brussels belgium, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 87K
Colombiana (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Zoe Saldana plays a young woman who, after witnessing her parents’ murder as a child in Bogota, grows up to be a stone-cold assassin. She works for her uncle as a hitman by day, but her personal time is spent engaging in vigilante murders that she ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: female assassin, vengeance, vigilantism, latinos, crimes, danger, assassin, rivalry, sniper, vigilante, hitman, female killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1992
Place: colombia, usa, chicago illinois, latin america, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.1
 146K
Transporter 3 (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Ukraine
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, one man army, disobey, delivery, kidnapping, fist fighting, life risking, lone wolves, chases and races, drugs/alcohol, mercenary, initially antagonists ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, budapest hungary, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 94K
Run All Night (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Brooklyn mobster and prolific hit man Jimmy Conlon has seen better days. Longtime best friend of a mob boss, Jimmy is haunted by the sins of his past—as well as a dogged police detective who’s been one step behind Jimmy for 30 years. But when ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, intense ...
Plot: on the run, hitman, murder, revenge, manhunt, haunted by the past, gangsters, crime, parents and children, criminal heroes, father son relationship, gangster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 36K
The Gunman (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, UK, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Eight years after fleeing the Congo following his assassination of that country's minister of mining, former assassin Jim Terrier is back, suffering from PTSD and digging wells to atone for his violent past. After an attempt is made on his ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassin, betrayal, hitman, on the run, chase, espionage, danger, deadly, off the grid, undercover, chases and races, agent as target ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006
Place: europe, africa, barcelona spain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 126K
The Last Stand (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ray Owens is sheriff of the quiet US border town of Sommerton Junction after leaving the LAPD following a bungled operation. Following his escape from the FBI, a notorious drug baron, his gang, and a hostage are heading toward Sommerton Junction ...
Style: exciting, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, small town, tough law enforcer, drug lord, fbi, escape, prisoner, sheriff, law enforcement, fighting crime, crimes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, arizona, las vegas, california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Black Moon Rising (1986)
Genre: Action, 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, heist, investigation, one man army, revenge, fbi, assassin, gun, violence, murder, car ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 267K
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, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, one man army, chases and races, lone hero, chase, danger, smuggling, delivery, tough heroes, fist fighting, escapades, ex military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe, french riviera, riviera, saint tropez ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 178K
Transporter 2 (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, 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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, car chase, lone hero, martial arts, chases and races, danger, race against time, war on drugs, chase, virus, deadly virus, antidote ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, miami, florida, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Direct Contact (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An imprisoned ex-US Special forces operative in Eastern Europe, is offered his freedom and money to rescue an American woman, who has been kidnapped by a ruthless warlord. But, shortly after freeing her discovers that the kidnap story was just a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, prison, confined, daring rescue, adventure, tough heroes, danger, crimes, chases and races, one man army, one against many, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.2
 6K
Hunt to Kill (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A U.S. Border Patrol agent Jim Rhodes, a tough divorcée mourning the loss of his murdered partner while struggling to raise his rebellious daughter in the mountains of Montana. But when a crew of trigger-happy fugitives takes Rhodes and his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, kidnapping, hostage, daughter, heroes, loss of partner, crimes, in the woods, escapades, chases and races, fugitives, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, montana, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 95K
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, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, organized crime, chase, mafia, protector, gunfight, on the run, kidnapping, fist fighting, gangsters, car chase, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Good Day to Die Hard (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Iconoclastic, take-no-prisoners cop John McClane, finds himself for the first time on foreign soil after traveling to Moscow to help his wayward son Jack - unaware that Jack is really a highly-trained CIA operative out to stop a nuclear weapons ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cia, car chase, one man army, nuclear threat, courthouse, bomb, escape, heroes, whistleblower, heroic mission, partners against crime, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, langley virginia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 81K
3 Days to Kill (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Serbia
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A dangerous international spy is determined to give up his high stakes life to finally build a closer relationship with his estranged wife and daughter. But first, he must complete one last mission - even if it means juggling the two toughest ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, secret service, hitman, terminal illness, family relations, danger, parents and children, cia, race against time, one last job, undercover, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, langley virginia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 87K
Cellular (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man receives an emergency phone call on his cell phone from an older woman. She claims to have been kidnapped – and the kidnappers have targeted her husband and child next.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, police corruption, race against time, police, rescue, one man army, crime, hostage, track down, twists & turns, conspiracy, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.6
 16K
The Prince (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A family man who turns out to be a retired mob enforcer must travel across the country to find his daughter who has gone missing.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, partners, crime, drugs/alcohol, forced into action, daring rescue, confined, crimes, danger, justice, missing, missing daughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Marine 3: Homefront (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A Marine must do whatever it takes to save his kidnapped niece and stop a terrorist attack masterminded by a radical militia group.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, soldier, terrorist, one man army, rivalry, military, tough heroes, heroes, danger, chases and races, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle washington, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
 234K
The A-Team (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, team, mercenary, on the run, adventure, cia, chases and races, machismo, vengeance, crimes, partners, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: mexico, florida, iraq, frankfurt germany, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 8K
Next of Kin (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Truman Gates, a Chicago cop, sets out to find his brother's killer. Meanwhile, another of his brothers, Briar (a hillbilly) decides to find the killer himself.
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, crime, tough law enforcer, vigilantism, police investigation, justice, death of brother, one against many, brother brother relationship, complex characters, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: kentucky, usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 8K
F/X2 (1991)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: F/X man Rollie Tyler is now a toymaker. Mike, the ex-husband of his girlfriend Kim, is a cop. He asks Rollie to help catch a killer. The operation goes well until some unknown man kills both the killer and Mike. Mike's boss, Silak says it was ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, buddy comedy, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, explosion, gunfight, vatican, dirty cop, chase, vengeance, police investigation, on the run, crimes, witnessing a crime, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The November Man (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An ex- CIA operative is brought back in on a very personal mission and finds himself pitted against his former pupil in a deadly game involving high level CIA officials and the Russian president-elect.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, secret agents, undercover, danger, save the day, agent, heroes, spy, dishonesty, law enforcement, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: switzerland, montenegro, usa, moscow russia, chechnya ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 6.7
 16K
F/X (1986)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A movies special effects man is hired by a government agency to help stage the assassination of a well known gangster. When the agency double cross him, he uses his special effects to trap the gangster and the corrupt agents.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, clever, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, murder, corruption, car chase, assassin, witness protection, violence, deception, disguise, police, stuntman, gunfight ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Taking of Beverly Hills (1991)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A chemical spill has caused the occupants of Beverly Hills to be forcibly evacuated. A retiring football player left behind, finds that the toxic gas emulating from the spill is a bogus front for a heist set up by fired police officers out to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, humorous, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, heist, one man army, car chase, chase, evacuation, race against time, danger, criminal heroes, partners against crime, save the day, sport team ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: beverly hills, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.3
 3K
Art of War 2 (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Agent Neil Shaw is called out of retirement and finds himself in the midst of a plot to assassinate several leading Senators with himself set-up to take the rap for a recent killing
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, murder, martial arts, assassination, on the run, deadly, law enforcement, danger, adventure, protagonist as suspect, computers and web, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 93K
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, police investigation, tough heroes, ex convict, policewoman, corruption, crime, law enforcement, prisoner, revenge, hitman, millionaire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.4
 11K
The Hit List (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A disgruntled man creates a hit list with a stranger during a drunken night out and must then race to try to save those he marked for extermination as the bodies begin to pile up and all fingers point to him.
Style: psychological, rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, murder, police investigation, track down, fish out of water, psychopath, on the run, hitman, crimes, danger, family in danger, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle washington, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
 41K
Stolen (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Master thief Will Montgomery is just released from the State penitentiary after serving a 10 year sentence, is contacted by Vincent, his ex comrade in crime, who is holding Will’s teenage daughter ransom in a hijacked taxi cab. Vincent will only ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, taxi driver, car chase, heist, chase, fbi, race against time, rescue, taxi, presumed dead, ransom, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.0
 7K
Derailed (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: NATO operative Jacques Kristoff (Jean-Claude Van Damme) is summoned into action—on his birthday, no less—to track down Galina Konstantin (Laura Harring), who has stolen an extremely valuable and dangerous top-secret container from the Slovakian ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, awful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, one man army, race against time, rescue, terrorism, train explosion, tough heroes, heroic mission, save the day, runaway train, chases and races, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%