Movies like Transporter 2

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Transporter 2 (2005)
 6.3
 174K
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 immediately becomes involved in protecting the child and exposing the kidnappers.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, entertaining, rough, serious, stylized, ridiculous, sexy, absurd
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, kidnapping, car chase, martial arts, race against time, war on drugs, chases and races, danger, virus, fight scenes, mentor, child in peril, deadly virus, explosions, chase, one man army, weapons, bodyguard, antidote, helicopter, bomb, crime, tough heroes, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, france

Most similar movies to Transporter 2

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, entertaining and realistic films with plots about violence, vengeance, catastrophe, mentor, chase, dialogue and lone hero mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Transporter 2: The Transporter (2002), Safe (2012), Transporter 3 (2008), Cellular (2004), Parker (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 262K
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, chases and races, one man army, lone hero, danger, chase, delivery, transportation, tough heroes, daring rescue, smuggling, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe, french riviera, marseille provence, cannes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 93K
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, mafia, protector, gunfight, on the run, kidnapping, lone wolves, car chase, gangsters, chase, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 142K
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, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, car chase, disobey, delivery, kidnapping, drugs/alcohol, tough heroes, chases and races, crimes, heroes, rivalry, lone wolves ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, ukraine, budapest hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 85K
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, police corruption, police, race against time, crime, rescue, hostage, mobile phone, one man army, track down, conspiracy, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 102K
Parker (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, 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, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, heist, crimes, robbery, jewel robbery, betrayal, fight scenes, cons and scams, car chase, blood, money, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, chicago illinois, ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
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: exciting, twists and turns, tense, surprise ending, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, hitman, murder, chase, mechanic, killer, shooting, revenge, gunfight, betrayal, blood, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, rio de janeiro, malaysia, ukraine, bangkok thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 29K
Sudden Death (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: International action superstar Jean Claude Van Damme teams with Powers Boothe in a Tension-packed, suspense thriller, set against the back-drop of a Stanley Cup game.Van Damme portrays a father whose daughter is suddenly taken during a championship ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, one man army, terrorism, vice president, explosive, terrorist, stadium, race against time, ransom, secret agents, tough heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Cradle 2 the Grave (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Gang leader Tony pulls off a major diamond heist with his crew, but cop-turned-criminal Ling knows who has the loot and responds by kidnapping Tony's daughter and holding her for ransom. Unfortunately, Tony's lost the diamonds as well. As ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, robbery, heist, helicopter, criminal's revenge, crime, vengeance, race against time, bank robber, hoodlum, thief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
The Transporter Refueled (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, China, Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The fast-paced action movie is again set in the criminal underworld in France, where Frank Martin is known as The Transporter, because he is the best driver and mercenary money can buy. In this installment, he meets Anna and they attempt to take ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: one man army, car, chases and races, transporter, heroes, rivalry, tough heroes, crimes, danger, car chase, kidnapping, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010, year 1995, 1990s ...
Place: europe, france, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 124K
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, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, small town, hostage, fbi, tough law enforcer, sheriff, escape, prisoner, machine gun, convoy, drug lord, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, arizona, las vegas, california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 30K
The Marine (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of diamond thieves on the run kidnap the wife of a recently discharged marine who goes on a chase through the South Carolinian wilderness to retrieve her.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: marines, chase, swamp, one man army, iraq war, kidnapping, master criminal, disorder, wife, change, war, daring rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: south carolina, europe, usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 526K
Taken (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 93 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, rescue, daring rescue, human trafficking, danger, father daughter relationship, car chase, young woman, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, arc de triomphe paris, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Fast and the Furious (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Domenic Toretto is a Los Angeles street racer suspected of masterminding a series of big-rig hijackings. When undercover cop Brian O'Conner infiltrates Toretto's iconoclastic crew, he falls for Toretto's sister and must choose a side: ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, road movie, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, car race, gang, theft, law enforcement, chase, crimes, danger, chases and races, mechanic, car, street gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.0
 216K
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, semi serious, exciting, humorous, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, tough heroes, vengeance, assassin, car chase, one man army, gory, race against time, crime, danger, rescue, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 265K
Taken 2 (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: kidnapping, hostages, violence, one man army, police chase, u.s. embassy, albanian, teenage daughter, stealing a car, bag over head, danger, boyfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: turkey, europe, albania, istanbul turkey, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 79K
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: stylized, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, martial arts, fbi, hitman, revenge, stripper, presumed dead, sniper, loss of friend, horse, crime, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 115K
Killer Elite (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia
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, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, spy, mentor, rescue, secret service, hostage, secret society, violence, desert, assassination, mercenary, car chase ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: london, middle east, mexico, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 95K
Homefront (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Phil Broker is a former DEA agent who has gone through a crisis after his action against a biker gang went horribly wrong and it cost the life of his boss' son. He is recently widowed and is left with a 9-years-old daughter,Maddy. He decides to ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: protector, small town, crimes, drug dealer, martial arts, crime, ex law enforcer, tough heroes, gunfight, car chase, undercover cop, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 158K
Taken 3 (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Spain
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 ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, murder, on the run, revenge, framed for murder, kidnapping, chase, protagonist as suspect, parent child relationship, tough heroes, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, europe, malibu california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
District 13: Ultimatum (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Damien and Leito return to District 13 on a mission to bring peace to the troubled sector that is controlled by five different gang bosses, before the city's secret services take drastic measures to solve the problem.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, martial arts, prison escape, corruption, parkour, drug dealing, hand to hand combat, evidence, prison, violence, crime, on the run ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: europe, france, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 137K
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, exciting, tense, clever, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, chase, deception, teaching the ways of the world, boat, mentor, partners, revenge, betrayal, mafia, car chase, arms dealer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, chicago illinois, colombia
⇓ 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: exciting, suspense, entertaining, intense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, master criminal, heist, organized crime, crime, criminal heroes, race against time, blackmail, danger, partners, betrayal, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.4
 8K
Black Dog (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-con takes a job driving a truck cross country. What he doesn't know is that the truck is filled with illegal weapons and now he must fight to survive and save his family.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, car chase, truck, fugitives, one man army, chases and races, rivalry, rescue, fbi, danger, hostages, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
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, rough, semi serious, exciting, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, foot chase, absurdism, prostitute, strip club, mansion, horse race, taser, godzilla, one man army, hitman, back from the dead ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 171K
Fast 8 (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, USA, Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before.
Style: entertaining, exciting, tense, captivating, surprise ending ...
Plot: betrayal, chase, rescue mission, mysterious woman, car chase, cars, technology, racing, revenge, fight scenes, family, submarine ...
Time: 2010s
Place: manhattan new york city, havana cuba, russia, cuba, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.7
 36K
Brick Mansions (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a dystopian Detroit, grand houses that once housed the wealthy are now homes of the city's most-dangerous criminals. Surrounding the area is a giant wall to keep the rest of Detroit safe. For undercover cop Damien Collier, every day is a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover cop, martial arts, violence, ghetto, parkour, hand to hand combat, undercover, race against time, mayor, gang, crime, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s
Place: new orleans, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Expendables 3 (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Bulgaria
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Barney, Christmas and the rest of the team comes face-to-face with Conrad Stonebanks, who years ago co-founded The Expendables with Barney. Stonebanks subsequently became a ruthless arms trader and someone who Barney was forced to kill… or so he ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, arms dealer, cia, hospital, revolver, rescue mission, battle, heroes, rivalry, crimes, escapades, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: moscow russia, mexico, wyoming, romania, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
 92K
Unleashed (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Raised as a slave, Danny is used to fighting for his survival. In fact, his "master," Bart, thinks of him as a pet and goes as far as leashing him with a collar so they can make money in fight clubs, where Danny is the main contender. When ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, redemption, vengeance, pianist, child abuse, sadism, master warrior, serial killer, gangsters, haunted by the past, tough heroes, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, scotland, glasgow scotland, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Man from Nowhere (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: His only friend called him 'the man from nowhere'... Taesik, a former special agent becomes a loner after losing his wife in a miserable accident and lives a bitter life running a pawnshop. He only has a few customers and a friend named ...
Style: serious, brutal, emotional, intense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, kidnapping, gang, daring rescue, martial arts, missing child, fist fighting, crimes, rivalry, master warrior, drugs, fight scenes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, south korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 85K
Colombiana (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, serious, stylized, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: female assassin, vigilantism, vengeance, latinos, hitman, innocence lost, obsessive quest, uncle, haunted by the past, crimes, danger, female killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1992
Place: colombia, usa, chicago illinois, latin america, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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