Movies like Transporter 2

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

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Most similar movies to Transporter 2

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about violence, crimes, car chase, chase, fistfight, vengeance and martial arts 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
 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, lone hero, chases and races, chase, one man army, danger, tough guy, smuggling, delivery, ex military, tough heroes, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe, french riviera, riviera, saint tropez ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, revenge, kidnapping, fist fighting, gangsters, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, life risking, tough heroes, initially antagonists, rivalry, danger, mercenary, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, budapest hungary, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: boys' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, police corruption, race against time, police, rescue, one man army, crime, hostage, track down, twists & turns, conspiracy, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.2
 104K
Parker (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: heist, crimes, robbery, crime, betrayal, jewel robbery, cons and scams, fight scenes, thief, money, blood, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, miami, chicago illinois, kentucky ...
⇓ 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: serious, exciting, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, martial arts, robbery, daring rescue, criminal's revenge, race against time, vengeance, confined, unlikely partners, danger, heist, helicopter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 30K
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: exciting, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, race against time, stadium, ransom, one man army, hockey, terrorist, vice president, explosive, daring rescue, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: tense, exciting, twists and turns, surprise ending, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, chase, criminal's revenge, killer, murder, revenge, mechanic, shooting, gunfight, assassination, betrayal, blood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, sydney australia, rio de janeiro, bangkok thailand, cambodia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, small town, drug lord, fbi, escape, prisoner, sheriff, law enforcement, fighting crime, crimes, tough law enforcer, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, arizona, las vegas, california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, rough, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, car race, gang, theft, danger, chase, crimes, tough guy, chases and races, car, law enforcement, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Transporter Refueled (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, China, Belgium, Monaco
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: one man army, car, heroes, rivalry, chases and races, crimes, danger, tough heroes, transporter, car chase, kidnapping, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, year 1995, year 2010 ...
Place: france, europe, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 31K
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: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: marines, chase, kidnapping, one man army, swamp, master criminal, disorder, iraq war, escapades, daring rescue, spouse in danger, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: south carolina, europe, usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 220K
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, assassin, car chase, one man army, gory, revenge, crime, danger, race against time, fist fighting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 98K
Homefront (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: protector, ex law enforcer, sheriff, crimes, tough heroes, drug dealer, martial arts, crime, small town, methamphetamine, car chase, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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, daring rescue, rescue, young woman, danger, human trafficking, abduction, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, arc de triomphe paris, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
 80K
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, hitman, presumed dead, loss of friend, fbi, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes, crime, martial arts, lone wolves, special agents, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.5
 117K
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, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, spy, rescue, secret service, mentor, hostage, mercenary, violence, ex military, desert, revenge, secret society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: london, middle east, england, europe, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, rescue, chase, one man army, danger, chases and races, crimes, partners, race against time, on the run, husband wife relationship, crime boss ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, martial arts, corruption, drug dealing, evidence, hand to hand combat, parkour, violence, prison, frame up, civil war, chases and races ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: france, europe, paris france, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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 ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, one man army, on the run, revenge, kidnapping, frame up, framed for murder, chase, dishonesty, heroes, law enforcement, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, europe, malibu california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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: rough, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: kidnapping, hostages, one man army, danger, boyfriend, violence, u.s. embassy, teenage daughter, bag over head, albanian, police chase, stealing a car ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: turkey, europe, china, paris france, albania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, revenge, mafia, teaching the ways of the world, partners, mentor, betrayal, car chase, arms dealer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, chicago illinois, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, heroes, partners, crimes, tough heroes, danger, vigilantism, deadly, violence, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, one man army, strip club, absurdism, horse race, mansion, taser, prostitute, foot chase, back from the dead, gangsters, hitman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.6
 14K
Half Past Dead (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This movie tells the story of a man who goes undercover in a hi-tech prison to find out information to help prosecute those who killed his wife. While there he stumbles onto a plot involving a death-row inmate and his $200 million stash of gold.
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, prison, one man army, working undercover, secret agents, gang, gangsters, danger, tough heroes, confined, save the day, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, intense, suspense, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car chase, master criminal, heist, race against time, danger, blackmail, organized crime, crime, criminal heroes, thief, partners, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.1
 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, crime lord, crimes, tough heroes, danger, chases and races, organized crime, husband wife relationship, deception, brother brother relationship, hostage, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Dangerous Man (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After serving 6 years for a crime he didn't commit, Shane Daniels is released from jail with an apology from the State of Arizona. Within hours of his freedom, he unluckily bears witness to a cop killing by Chinese mafia who have a kidnapped ...
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, one man army, rivalry, danger, tough heroes, law enforcer killer, confined, gangsters, crimes, chases and races, track down, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.6
 47K
Wild Card (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal skills and a gambling problem gets in trouble with the mob, he has one last play… and it's all or nothing.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, gangsters, crime, casino, tough heroes, dishonesty, lone wolves, betrayal, bodyguard, violence, greed, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Expendables 3 (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Bulgaria, Germany
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, realistic, rough, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, arms dealer, battle, revolver, hospital, cia, rescue mission, rivalry, crimes, escapades, heroes, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: romania, wyoming, bucharest, moscow russia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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