Movies like Ronin

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Ronin (1998)
 7.2
 183K
Ronin (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A briefcase with undisclosed contents – sought by Irish terrorists and the Russian mob – makes its way into criminals' hands. An Irish liaison assembles a squad of mercenaries, or 'ronin', and gives them the thorny task of recovering the case.
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, intense, serious, realistic, stylized, neo noir, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, car chase, mercenary, mafia, cia, lone hero, heist, spy, secret agents, ira, car, irish, gunfight, escapades, chase, samurai, russian, betrayal, crimes, gangsters, conspiracy, undercover, terrorist, irish republican army, ronin ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france, nice france, europe, french riviera

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Most similar movies to Ronin

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, exciting and serious films with plots about chase, car chase, gun, revenge, violence, runaway and dialogue mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Ronin: Spy Game (2001), The Jackal (1997), Killer Elite (2011), RED (2010), From Paris with Love (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
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Spy Game (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Japan, France, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Veteran spy Nathan Muir is on the verge of retiring from the CIA when he learns that his one-time protégé and close friend, Tom Bishop, is a political prisoner sentenced to die in Beijing. Although their friendship has been marred by bad blood and ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, cia, mentor, terrorist, working undercover, secret agents, vietnam war, rescue, undercover, against the rules, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: china, washington d.c., shanghai, munich germany, cyprus ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 117K
The Jackal (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Hired by a powerful member of the Russian mafia to avenge an FBI sting that left his brother dead, the perfectionist Jackal proves an elusive target for the men charged with the task of bringing him down: a deputy FBI boss and a former IRA terrorist.
Style: suspense, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, spy, fbi, gangsters, cold war, chase, assassination attempt, kgb, vengeance, assassin, sniper, assassination ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, washington d.c., chicago illinois, moscow russia, montreal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.4
 130K
Killer Elite (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Based on a shocking true story, Killer Elite pits two of the world’s most elite operatives—Danny, an ex-special ops agent and Hunter, his longtime mentor—against the cunning leader of a secret military society. Covering the globe from ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, spy, mentor, secret agents, secret service, ex military, rescue, swat team, conspiracy, hostage, espionage, tough guy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: middle east, london, england, australia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 307K
RED (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, former black-ops agent, Frank Moses reassembles his old team in a last ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants.
Style: exciting, humorous, witty, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cia, secret agents, chase, female spy, mercenary, secret service, ex cia agent, kidnapping, gunfight, hitman, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, kansas city, kansas, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: twists and turns, entertaining, semi serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: spy, terrorism, cia, one man army, heroic mission, embassy, hotshot hero, chase, partners, undercover, espionage, cia agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Foreigner (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This story is about a freelance agent (Seagal) who is the courier of a package from France to Germany. He soon finds that many people want to get their hands on it.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, secret agents, martial arts, good versus evil, adventure, heroes, race against time, on the run, rivalry, espionage, undercover, government agency ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, poland, germany, warsaw poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 83K
Assassins (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 133 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: suspense, exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, rivalry, foe turned friend, assassin, sniper, spy, police chase, gangsters, rescue, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, seattle, detroit, puerto rico, caribbean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 112K
Patriot Games (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When CIA Analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets Jack and his family as revenge.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, political, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, spy, terrorist, revenge, assassination, cia, ira, hitman, secret agents, espionage, rivalry, violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, ireland, london, washington d.c., north africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.4
 60K
Blackhat (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A man is released from prison to help American and Chinese authorities pursue a mysterious cyber criminal. The dangerous search leads them from Chicago to Hong Kong.
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, computer, terrorist, terrorism, hacking, espionage, conspiracy, terrorist plot, computers and web, technology, computer hacker, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 21st century
Place: hong kong, los angeles, china, malaysia, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 111K
Eraser (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: U.S. Marshall John Kruger erases the identities of people enrolled in the Witness Protection Program. His current assignment is to protect Lee Cullen, who's uncovered evidence that the weapons manufacturer she works for has been selling to ...
Style: suspense, exciting, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, betrayal, rogue agent, treason, gunfight, corporate crime, witness protection program, arms dealer, police investigation, witness, witness protection, justice ...
Time: 20th century, future, 90s, 80s, year 1996
Place: new york, maryland, usa, baltimore, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 123K
Contraband (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When his brother-in-law runs afoul of a drug lord, family man Chris Farraday turns to a skill he abandoned long ago – smuggling – to repay the debt. But the job goes wrong, and Farraday finds himself wanted by cops, crooks and killers alike.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: smuggling, gunfight, drug lord, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, robbery, lone hero, heist, rivalry, betrayal, ship captain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When a CIA operation to purchase classified Russian documents is blown by a rival agent, who then shows up in the sleepy seaside village where Bourne and Marie have been living. The pair run for their lives and Bourne, who promised retaliation ...
Style: suspense, twists and turns, intellectual, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: spy, cia, conspiracy, amnesia, espionage, assassin, secret agents, tough heroes, on the run, one against many, tough guy, uncover truth ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, berlin germany, europe, napoli italy, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Professional (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: French secret agent Joss Baumont is sent to kill the president Njala of an African country. However, a counter-order is given before he can execute his mission and he is abandoned in the hands of foreign authorities. He escapes and seeks revenge by ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, intense, tense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, lone hero, assassination, spy, revenge, assassination attempt, hitman, on the run, fighting the system, government agency, tough heroes, car chase ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: paris france, france, africa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 18K
Doberman (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The charismatic criminal Dobermann, who got his first gun when he was christened, leads a gang of brutal robbers. After a complex and brutal bank robbery, they are being hunted by the Paris police. The hunt is led by the sadistic cop Christini, who ...
Style: sexy, stylized, talky, melancholic, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, violent, crimes, gunfight, organized crime, gangsters, robbery, chase, police corruption, gang, violence, crazy ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 222K
Safe House (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA, Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A dangerous CIA renegade resurfaces after a decade on the run. When the safe house he's remanded to is attacked by mercenaries, a rookie operative escapes with him. Now, the unlikely allies must stay alive long enough to uncover who wants them ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, gunfight, on the run, cia agent, secret service, spy, mercenary, secret agents, betrayal, corruption, fistfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: cape town south africa, africa, south africa, paris france, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Mission: Impossible (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Ethan Hunt, the leader of a crack espionage team whose perilous operation has gone awry with no explanation, discovers that a mole has penetrated the CIA, he's surprised to learn that he's the No. 1 suspect. To clear his name, Hunt ...
Style: twists and turns, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, secret agents, spy, chase, mission, secret service, undercover, murder, betrayal, heist, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: prague, virginia, paris france, usa, shanghai ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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: twists and turns, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, car chase, chase, car, fbi, revenge, law enforcement, vengeance, brutality, murder, crimes, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, new jersey, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France, Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bourne is brought out of hiding once again by reporter Simon Ross who is trying to unveil Operation Blackbriar, an upgrade to Project Treadstone, in a series of newspaper columns. Information from the reporter stirs a new set of memories, and Bourne ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, intense, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, conspiracy, cia, spy, secret agents, fighting the system, manhunt, secret service, escapades, corruption, memory, dark past ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: langley virginia, london, moscow russia, paris france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, revenge, on the run, crimes, martial arts, organized crime, police detective, police raid, one man army, attempted murder ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: china, los angeles, hong kong, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 41K
The Gunman (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, 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: intense, suspense, exciting, rough, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, gangsters, agent as target, chase, martial arts, gunfight, revenge, interpol, undercover, home invasion, assassin, mercenary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, year 2014
Place: africa, london, europe, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
 171K
RED 2 (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada, Russia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Retired C.I.A. agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device.
Style: exciting, humorous, witty, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, secret agents, mercenary, cia agent, hitman, espionage, cia, secret service, betrayal, car chase, mad scientist, fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: russia, england, paris france, usa, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.7
 30K
The Art of War (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When ruthless terrorists threaten to bring down the United Nations, they frame the one man they believe can stop them: an international security expert named Shaw. Now he must run from his own allies and become a solitary force for good, as he tries ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspense, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, spy, murder, espionage, political conspiracy, martial arts, secret agents, un, gunfight, car chase, heroes, translator ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: china, hong kong, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.0
 366K
The Italian Job (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Italy, UK, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Charlie Croker pulled off the crime of a lifetime. The one thing that he didn't plan on was being double-crossed. Along with a drop-dead gorgeous safecracker, Croker and his team take off to re-steal the loot and end up in a pulse-pounding, ...
Style: suspense, exciting, twists and turns, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: heist, robbery, car chase, perfect crime, revenge, mentor, master criminal, gold, bank robbery, hacker, caper, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: italy, los angeles, venice, philadelphia, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.5
 111K
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, serious, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: lone hero, organized crime, chase, protector, ex military, gunfight, mafia, martial arts, kidnapping, bodyguard, on the run, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, north america, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.3
 379K
Fast Five (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Former cop Brian O'Conner partners with ex-con Dom Toretto on the opposite side of the law. Since Brian and Mia Toretto broke Dom out of custody, they've blown across many borders to elude authorities. Now backed into a corner in Rio de ...
Style: entertaining, twists and turns, exciting, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: car chase, heist, chase, car race, car, street racing, organized crime, tough heroes, freedom, on the run, favela, runaway ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, tokyo, latin america, south america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Upon learning that he has to come out of retirement to steal 50 cars in one night to save his brother Kip's life, former car thief Randall "Memphis" Raines enlists help from a few "boost happy" pals to accomplish a seemingly ...
Style: suspense, exciting, intense, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: heist, car chase, car, chase, car thief, master criminal, race against time, thief, blackmail, caper, organized crime, theft ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The November Man (2014)
Genre: Action, 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, suspense, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cia, espionage, secret agents, secret service, brutality, agent, conspiracy, surveillance, chase, violence, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008, 2010s, 2000s
Place: montenegro, russia, switzerland, usa, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 161K
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: twists and turns, stylized, tense, clever, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, chase, assassin, lone hero, loner, tough guy, mentor, martial arts, gangsters, revenge, mafia, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, chicago illinois, usa, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
 31K
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, suspense, twists and turns, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: cia, father daughter relationship, spy, secret service, espionage, assassination, lone hero, family relations, hitman, chase, assassin, runaway ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, belgium, usa, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, revenge, chase, investigation, murder, gangsters, martial arts, track down, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%