Movies like The Replacement Killers

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The Replacement Killers (1998)
 6.1
 25K
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 will take revenge on his family in China, Lee seeks out expert forger Meg Coburn to obtain the passport he needs to get out of the country, but a band of replacement killers is soon on his trail.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, rough, suspenseful, inter cultural, realistic, sexy, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, chase, police detective, revenge, on the run, attempted murder, one man army, police raid, crime, crimes, criminal's revenge, gang, drug dealing, sniper, drug lord, funeral, replacement, silencer, sunglasses, uzi, chinatown, assassination, gangsters, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: china, hong kong, asia, usa, los angeles

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and exciting films with plots about revenge, violence, gunfight, chase, crimes, murder and death mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Replacement Killers: John Wick (2014), War (2007), Out for a Kill (2003), Ninja Assassin (2009), Assassins (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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John Wick (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.
Style: serious, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, one man army, gangsters, dark hero, criminal's revenge, righteous rage, russian mafia, violence spree, crimes, widower, assassin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
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100%
 6.3
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War (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, presumed dead, hitman, loss of friend, fbi, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes, crime, martial arts, special agents, lone wolves, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Out for a Kill (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unsuspecting university professor is an unwitting accomplice in a foiled Chinese cocaine deal. Wrongly imprisoned, he escapes to take his revenge and prove his innocence.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, prison, murder, martial arts, vengeance, criminal's revenge, gangsters, law enforcement, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, asia, paris france, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 64K
Ninja Assassin (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ninja Assassin follows Raizo, one of the deadliest assassins in the world. Taken from the streets as a child, he was transformed into a trained killer by the Ozunu Clan, a secret society whose very existence is considered a myth. But haunted by the ...
Style: stylized, realistic, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, one man army, ninja, martial arts, assassin, revenge, punishment, haunted by the past, vengeance, gory, rivalry, loss of friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: china, asia, berlin germany, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.3
 72K
Assassins (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Assassin Robert Rath arrives at a funeral to kill a prominent mobster, only to witness a rival hired gun complete the job for him -- with grisly results. Horrified by the murder of innocent bystanders, Rath decides to take one last job and then ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, assassination, hitman, competition, cia, police chase, rescue, criminal heroes, danger, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, chase ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, caribbean, detroit, seattle, seattle washington ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
 17K
The Corruptor (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, 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: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang war, chase, murder, partners, law enforcement, police, chinatown, triad, crime, gangsters, police investigation, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, hong kong, san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.8
 43K
The Killer (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Mob assassin Jeffrey is no ordinary hired gun; the best in his business, he views his chosen profession as a calling rather than simply a job. So, when beautiful nightclub chanteuse Jennie is blinded in the crossfire of his most recent hit, Jeffrey ...
Style: emotional, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, friendship, redemption, chase, tragic love, one last job, police, crime, accident, innocence, mob boss, on the run ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 3K
The Hitman (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After surviving an attempt on his life by his former partner, officer Cliff Garrett (Norris) exacts revenge on those who wronged him by going undercover as a hit man. He works to gain the reputation and trust needed in order to be accepted by the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, martial arts, betrayal, undercover, mafia, undercover cop, one man army, revenge, paranoia, special agents, fighting crime, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Bangkok Dangerous (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When carrying out a hit, assassin Joe (Cage) always makes use of the knowledge of the local population. On arriving in Bangkok, Joe meets street kid Kong and he becomes his primary aide. But when Kong is nearly killed, he asks Joe to train him up in ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, betrayal, danger, redemption, crimes, criminal heroes, mafia, lone wolves, gunshot, assassin, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, thailand, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 7K
Rapid Fire (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: College student Jake Lo is pursued by smugglers, mobsters and crooked federal agents after he witnesses a murder by a Mafia kingpin.
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, police corruption, murder, undercover, drug lord, undercover cop, gangsters, vengeance, betrayal, police investigation, crime, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, china, beijing china, bangkok thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 27K
Raw Deal (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Mark Kaminsky is kicked out of the FBI for his rough treatment of a suspect. He winds up as the sheriff of a small town in North Carolina. FBI Chief Harry Shannon, whose son has been killed by a mobster named Patrovina, enlists Kaminsky in a ...
Style: rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, fbi, vengeance, gang, law enforcement, crimes, working undercover, criminal's revenge, rebellion, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986, twentieth century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 59K
El Mariachi (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: El Mariachi just wants to play his guitar and carry on the family tradition. Unfortunately, the town he tries to find work in has another visitor...a killer who carries his guns in a guitar case. The drug lord and his henchmen mistake El Mariachi ...
Style: stylized, realistic, exciting, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mistaken identity, hitman, small town, musician, on the run, singer, danger, drug lord, loss of loved one, crime, gangsters, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Marked for Death (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Just retired from the Drug Enforcement Agency, John Hatcher returns to his hometown and quickly discovers that drugs have infiltrated his old neighborhood. Determined to drive the dealers out, Hatcher crosses paths with a ferocious Jamaican drug ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, one man army, drug dealing, murder, danger, vengeance, lone hero, gangsters, crime, family, rivalry, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, caribbean, latin america, colombia, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Bullet to the Head (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, brutal, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, hitman, corruption, violence, heroes, partners, crimes, tough heroes, vigilantism, danger, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
 65K
Shaft (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: New York police detective John Shaft arrests Walter Wade Jr. for a racially motivated slaying. But the only eyewitness disappears, and Wade jumps bail for Switzerland. Two years later Wade returns to face trial, confident his money and influence ...
Style: stylized, rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, murder, revenge, drug lord, violence, police brutality, corruption, crime, police investigation, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, switzerland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.6
 308
City War (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two cops--both partners and best friends--find their friendship and their lives at stake when they try to take down a ruthless drug dealer.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, friendship, rivalry, drug dealing, danger, vengeance, deadly, buddies, gangsters, criminal's revenge, partners, urban ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Urban Justice (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Seagal plays a man with a dark and violent past, who seeks revenge for the murder of his son.
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, investigation, murder, chase, martial arts, revenge, car chase, dealing with death, city life, urban, law enforcement, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.6
 140K
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: tense, twists and turns, exciting, clever, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, chase, boat, deception, mafia, partners, teaching the ways of the world, mentor, revenge, betrayal, car chase, arms dealer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, chicago illinois, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 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, entertaining, serious ...
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 ⇓
36%
 6.5
 11K
Crying Freeman (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Japan, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A lethal assassin for a secret Chinese organisation, who sheds tears of regret each time he kills, is seen swiftly and mercilessly executing three Yakuza gangsters by a beautiful artist. She is captivated by the grace of his kill and later falls in ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, danger, murder, martial arts, artist, police investigation, fight, yakuza, rivalry, superhero, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, usa, shanghai china, china, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.3
 289
Mask of Death (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While attempting to flee from the FBI, the criminal Frank Dallio kills Detective McKenna's wife, Rachel. McKenna himself is shot in the face by the professional killer Lyle Mason, who dies in a car crash shortly thereafter. The FBI persuades ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, hitman, undercover, assassination attempt, timebomb, plastic surgery, fbi, blood, gunfight, helicopter, fistfight, machine gun ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Out for Justice (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gino Felino (Steven Seagal) is an NYPD detective from Brooklyn who knows everyone and everything in his neighborhood. Killing his Partner was someone's mistake, because he's now Out For Justice.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chase, martial arts, car chase, psychopath, police investigation, vengeance, gangsters, crime, gang, siege, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 4K
The Defender (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A corrupt businessman commits a murder and the only witness is the girlfriend of another businessman with close connections to the Chinese government, so a bodyguard from Beijing is dispatched to help two Hong Kong cops protect the witness.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, chase, assassination attempt, murder, hitman, martial arts, bodyguard, assassin, witness, police, rivalry, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 92K
Run All Night (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, 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, bronx new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Assassination Games (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Brazil is a contract killer, willing to take any job if the price is right. Flint left the assassin game when a ruthless drug dealer’s brutal attack left his wife in a coma. When a contract is put out on the same coldblooded drug dealer, both ...
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti hero, hitman, assassination, fight, unlikely partners, corrupt law enforcer, crimes, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, danger, organized crime, dark hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: eastern europe, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.1
 42K
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: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crimes, tough law enforcer, cocaine, vigilantism, organized crime, fighting crime, tough heroes, danger, crime, revenge, tragic hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, usa, los angeles, california, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Code of Silence (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Chicago cop is caught in a middle of a gang war while his own comrades shun him because he wants to take an irresponsible cop down.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, rescue, martial arts, hitman, police investigation, gangsters, crimes, missing person, vigilantism, law enforcement, society, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.7
 7K
Skin Trade (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Thailand, Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After his family is killed by a Serbian gangster with international interests. NYC detective Nick goes to S.E. Asia and teams up with a Thai detective to get revenge and destroy the syndicates human trafficking network.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, sex slave, sex slavery, human trafficking, gangsters, crime, tough law enforcer, vengeance, tough heroes, master criminal, police investigation, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia, usa, new jersey, bangkok thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Welcome to the Punch (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When notorious criminal Jacob Sternwood is forced to return to London, it gives detective Max Lewinsky one last chance to take down the man he's always been after.
Style: stylized, twists and turns, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, police corruption, conspiracy, assassin, police detective, criminal, crime, master criminal, law enforcement, criminal heroes, organized crime, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iceland, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Protector (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Billy Wong is a New York City cop whose partner is gunned down during a robbery. Billy and his new partner, Danny Garoni, are working security at a fashion show when a wealthy man's daughter, Laura Shapiro, is kidnapped. The Federal authorities ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, chase, martial arts, gang, rescue, tough law enforcer, crime, crimes, chases and races, police investigation, against the odds, urban ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, usa, new york, asia, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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