Movies like Shoot 'Em Up

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Shoot 'Em Up (2007)
 6.7
 140K
Shoot 'Em Up (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, 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: exciting, dark humor, sexy, bloody, entertaining, stylized, humorous, rough, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, lone wolves, gunfight, protector, violence, chase, baby, heavy metal, corruption, torture, deadly, machismo, senator, rescue, mexican standoff, blood, one man army, heroes, politician, organized crime, cover up, guns, crimes, mafia, misfit ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Shoot 'Em Up

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, gunfight, violence, chase, murder, pistol and brutality mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Shoot 'Em Up: Crank (2006), Crank: High Voltage (2009), Machete (2010), The Transporter (2002), Sin City (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.9
 224K
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: dark humor, intense, semi serious, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, tough heroes, vengeance, one man army, assassin, car chase, gory, revenge, danger, race against time, crime, fist fighting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, offbeat, semi serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, one man army, strip club, absurdism, mansion, horse race, foot chase, taser, prostitute, back from the dead, gangsters, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 184K
Machete (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After being set-up and betrayed by the man who hired him to assassinate a Texas Senator, an ex-Federale launches a brutal rampage of revenge against his former boss.
Style: stylized, dark humor, brutal, harsh, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corruption, machete, immigrants, sniper, betrayal, racist, dark hero, racial slur, political corruption, senator, machismo, nurse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 272K
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, lone hero, chases and races, chase, one man army, danger, tough guy, delivery, fist fighting, tough heroes, smuggling, transportation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe, french riviera, saint tropez, riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.0
 719K
Sin City (2005)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, the brokenhearted. Some call it dark… Hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home — Crooked cops, sexy dames, desperate vigilantes. Some are seeking revenge, others lust ...
Style: atmospheric, dark, bleak, surreal, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, dark hero, crime, social decay, justice, neo noir, torture, crimes, vigilante, gory, corruption, loss of loved one ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Last Boy Scout (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the girl that detective Joe Hallenback is protecting gets murdered, the boyfriend of the murdered girl (ex-football player Jimmy Dix) attempts to investigate and solve the case. What they discover is that there is deep seated corruption going ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, buddy comedy, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, corruption, machismo, police detective, bribery, reluctant partners, ex law enforcer, ex athlete, football, assassin ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 143K
The Mechanic (2011)
Genre: Action, 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, revenge, teaching the ways of the world, partners, mafia, loss of friend, mentor, betrayal, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, chicago illinois, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
From Paris with Love (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
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: semi serious, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, partners, danger, hotshot hero, chase, spy, heroic mission, cia, one man army, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Hitman "El Mariachi" becomes involved in international espionage involving a psychotic CIA agent and a corrupt Mexican general.
Style: stylized, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, cia, drug lord, hitman, small town, vengeance, corruption, deadly weapon, gangster, murder, musician, political corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 307K
The Equalizer (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ...
Style: rough, brutal, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, one man army, lone hero, fighting crime, gunfight, vigilantism, lone wolves, tough heroes, heroes, corruption, loner, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: suspenseful, exciting, rough, brutal, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, hitman, corruption, heroes, crimes, partners, tough heroes, vigilantism, danger, deadly, violence, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 8.0
 106K
The Raid 2 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: After fighting his way through an apartment building populated by an army of dangerous criminals and escaping with his life, SWAT team member Rama goes undercover, joining a powerful Indonesian crime syndicate to protect his family and uncover ...
Style: stylized, rough, brutal, bloody, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, violence, undercover, fight, police, fist fighting, fighting crime, shooting, martial arts, betrayal, organized crime, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.6
 209K
Bad Boys II (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Out-of-control, trash-talking buddy cops Marcus Burnett and Mike Lowrey of the Miami Narcotics Task Force reunite, and bullets fly, cars crash and laughs explode as they pursue a whacked-out drug lord from the streets of Miami to the barrios of ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: drug lord, buddy cop, car chase, violence, racial slur, fbi, drug dealing, foot chase, interrogation, mexican standoff, undercover, exploding house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: miami, cuba, usa, florida, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Exterminator (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man's best friend is killed on the streets of New York. The man (Robert Ginty) then transforms into a violent killer, turning New York into a great war zone and Christopher George is the only one to stop him.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, violence, chase, murder, police investigation, revenge, vengeance, gory, fighting the system, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new york, vietnam, asia, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 71K
Machete Kills (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ex-Federale agent Machete is recruited by the President of the United States for a mission which would be impossible for any mortal man – he must take down a madman revolutionary and an eccentric billionaire arms dealer who has hatched a plan to ...
Style: stylized, not serious, absurd, brutal, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parody, machete, mercenary, nuclear threat, gory, heroic mission, deadly, machismo, hotshot hero, tough heroes, save the world, terrorist plot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, usa, texas, washington d.c., arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
One in the Chamber (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A seasoned assassin plays both sides in a Russian gang war and becomes the target of an unknown enemy.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, rivalry, danger, crimes, criminal heroes, chases and races, violence spree, mob hit, corruption, murder, gangster, mob boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: prague, europe, eastern europe, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, revenge, murder, chase, investigation, martial arts, danger, car chase, gangsters, crimes, track down, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Showdown in Little Tokyo (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: An American with a Japanese upbringing, Chris Kenner is a police officer assigned to the Little Tokyo section of Los Angeles. Kenner is partnered with Johnny Murata, a Japanese-American who isn't in touch with his roots. Despite their ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rescue, samurai, yakuza, partners, gang, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, crime, law enforcement, chases and races, interracial relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, tokyo, japan, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Hitman: Agent 47 (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An assassin teams up with a woman to help her find her father and uncover the mysteries of her ancestry.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, stylized, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, one man army, track down, danger, assassin, crimes, unlikely partners, deadly, secret identity, murder, bodyguard, assassination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: singapore, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 184K
2 Guns (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A DEA agent and an undercover Naval Intelligence officer who have been tasked with investigating one another find they have been set up by the mob -- the very organization the two men believe they have been stealing money from.
Style: exciting, humorous, buddy comedy, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, corruption, working undercover, organized crime, undercover agent, heist, betrayal, cia, investigation, bank robbery, money, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.6
 31K
Exit Wounds (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maverick cop Orin Boyd always brings down the domestic terrorists he tracks, but he ruffles feathers with his unorthodox techniques -- and soon finds himself reassigned to the toughest district in Detroit. When he discovers a group of detectives ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, chase, kidnapping, betrayal, drug dealing, police, police investigation, deadly, master criminal, dishonesty, law enforcement, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.8
 7K
7 Seconds (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, Switzerland, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When an experienced thief accidentally makes off with a Van Gogh, his partner is kidnapped by gangsters in pursuit of the painting, forcing the criminal to hatch a rescue plan.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, tough heroes, chases and races, criminal heroes, rivalry, disorder, dishonesty, kidnapping, one man army, daring rescue, hostage, heist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: bucharest, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.5
 97K
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, mafia, gunfight, organized crime, chase, protector, on the run, revenge, kidnapping, fist fighting, car chase, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 26K
Money Talks (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Money Talks is a 1997 American comedy film directed by Brett Ratner. Sought by police and criminals, a small-time huckster makes a deal with a TV newsman for protection.
Style: exciting, realistic, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, chase, media, murder, mexican standoff, journalism, partners, chases and races, crimes, protagonist as suspect, buddies, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Last Man Standing (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: John Smith is a mysterious stranger who is drawn into a vicious war between two Prohibition-era gangs. In a dangerous game, he switches allegiances from one to another, offering his services to the highest bidder. As the death toll mounts, Smith ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tommy gun, betrayal, small town, mafia, prohibition, duel, rivalry, gang war, whiskey, gang, deadly, gangsters ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 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, tense, brutal, harsh, serious ...
Plot: one man army, gunfight, criminal's revenge, assassin, vengeance, shooting, crimes, chase, tough guy, danger, murder, violence ...
Time: 2010s
Place: morocco, north africa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Action Jackson (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Vengence drives a tough Detroit cop to stay on the trail of a power hungry auto magnate who's systematically eliminating his competition.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, martial arts, car chase, frame up, nightclub, organized crime, one against many, boxer, megalomaniac, bar fight, maverick cop, drug addict ...
Time: 80s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.0
 4K
The Package (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A courier for a local crime lord must deliver a mysterious package while being chased by a horde of unusual gangsters.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, crime lord, crimes, danger, tough heroes, chases and races, organized crime, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, deception, hostage, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.4
 314
Lion Strike (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dr. Johnny Wu becomes involved in a global Mafia arms cartel when they kidnap his son Bobby. The cartel, made-up of underworld leaders from around the world, become aware that he stumbled onto valuable information on a computer disk he possesses. ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, one man army, martial arts, hitman, chase, murder, unlikely partners, heroes, undercover, in the woods, tough heroes, on the run ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, chase, police detective, on the run, attempted murder, police raid, revenge, crime, criminal's revenge, crimes, one man army ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: china, hong kong, asia, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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