Movies like Wanted

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Wanted (2008)
 6.7
 337K
Wanted (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Doormat Wesley Gibson discovers that his recently murdered father – who Wesley never knew – belonged to a secret guild of assassins. After a leather-clad sexpot drafts Wesley into the society, he hones his innate killing skills and turns avenger.
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, stylized, intense, rough, surprise ending, ridiculous, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, life turned upside down, supernatural, imaginary, good versus evil, mentor, escapades, secret movement, gunfight, danger, destiny, femme fatale, coworker, destruction, sniper, trap, rage, bomb, party, mission of murder, hitman, lifestyle change, geek, character change, assassin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, europe

Most similar movies to Wanted

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and stylized films with plots about mentor, dialogue, catastrophe, fight scenes, vengeance, chase and death mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Wanted: Lucy (2014), John Wick (2014), Salt (2010), Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003), The Equalizer (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
 397K
Lucy (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.
Style: exciting, futuristic, serious, surreal, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhuman powers, intelligence, supernatural ability, supernatural, mind control, imaginary, escapades, tough girl, telepathy, betrayal, transformation, super computer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: taiwan, berlin germany, paris france, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 422K
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, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, one man army, gangsters, criminal's revenge, righteous rage, russian mafia, murder, violence spree, widower, dark hero, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 275K
Salt (2010)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude ...
Style: suspense, twists and turns, exciting, surprise ending, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: double agent, cia, spy, espionage, lone hero, assassination, revenge, secret service, russian spy, female protagonist, terrorism, russian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: soviet union, new york, usa, russia, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An assassin is shot at the altar by her ruthless employer, Bill and other members of their assassination circle – but 'The Bride' lives to plot her vengeance. Setting out for some payback, she makes a death list and hunts down those who ...
Style: dark humor, rough, exciting, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, martial arts, danger, warrior, one man army, journey, master warrior, squad, peril, mentor, organized crime, massacre ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa, japan, pasadena california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Japan, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Lara Croft ventures to an underwater temple in search of the mythological Pandora's Box but, after securing it, it is promptly stolen by the villainous leader of a Chinese crime syndicate. Lara must recover the box before the syndicate's ...
Style: stylized, exciting, entertaining, sexy, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: archaeologist, fantasy world, treasure hunt, adventure, sexy woman, good versus evil, adventurer, save the world, heroic mission, danger, expedition, chase ...
Time: 2000s
Place: hong kong, greece, africa, kenya, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 297K
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: suspense, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, lone hero, fighting crime, lone wolves, vigilante, corruption, righting the wronged, organized crime, crime, tough heroes, gory, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, exciting, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, one man army, martial arts, ninja, assassin, revenge, gory, haunted by the past, vengeance, punishment, master warrior, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: china, asia, berlin germany, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: 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 ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
Point of No Return (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Hardened criminal Maggie Hayward's consistent violence, even in police custody, ends in the execution chamber. However, top-secret US government agent 'Bob' arranges a staged death, so Maggie can be elaborately trained as a phantom ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lethal injection, hitman, assassin, murder, martial arts, assassination, espionage, female killer, death penalty, crime, crimes, deadly ...
Time: future
Place: california, europe, usa, venice, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 81K
Elektra (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Elektra the warrior survives a near-death experience, becomes an assassin-for-hire, and tries to protect her two latest targets, a single father and his young daughter, from a group of supernatural assassins.
Style: atmospheric, serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: female assassin, martial arts, master warrior, superheroine, adventure, good versus evil, heroic mission, one man army, on the run, supernatural, uninhibited rivalry, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Japan, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: English aristocrat Lara Croft is skilled in hand-to-hand combat and in the middle of a battle with a secret society. The shapely archaeologist moonlights as a tomb raider to recover lost antiquities and meets her match in the evil Powell, who's ...
Style: exciting, stylized, entertaining, sexy, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: treasure hunt, artifact, treasure, heroic mission, fantasy world, adventure, good versus evil, time travel, martial arts, archaeology, lone hero, solar eclipse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: iceland, siberia, cambodia, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.3
 98K
Catwoman (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Liquidated after discovering a corporate conspiracy, mild-mannered graphic artist Patience Phillips washes up on an island, where she's resurrected and endowed with the prowess of a cat -- and she's eager to use her new skills ... as a ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, tough girl, vigilantism, superhuman powers, uncover truth, righting the wronged, masked superhero, supernatural, crimes, vengeance, evil corporation, vigilante ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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, chase, organized crime, mafia, protector, gunfight, on the run, kidnapping, lone wolves, car chase, gangsters, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, chases and races, one man army, lone hero, danger, chase, delivery, transportation, tough heroes, lone wolves, daring rescue, smuggling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe, french riviera, riviera, marseille provence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: It's a major double-cross when former police officer Brian O'Conner teams up with his ex-con buddy Roman Pearce to transport a shipment of "dirty" money for shady Miami-based import-export dealer Carter Verone. But the guys are ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car race, car chase, hip hop, chase, tough heroes, car, sports car, urban, chases and races, crimes, partners, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, usa, los angeles, florida
⇓ 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: twists and turns, rough, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, undercover, hotshot hero, partners, danger, french, cia, chase, politician, pimp, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serious, twists and turns, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, conspiracy, assassin, police corruption, criminal, crime, master criminal, police detective, law enforcement, criminal heroes, organized crime, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, iceland, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 90K
Drive Angry (2011)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Milton is a hardened felon who has broken out of Hell, intent on finding the vicious cult who brutally murdered his daughter and kidnapped her baby. He joins forces with Piper, a sexy, tough-as-nails waitress with a 69 Charger, who's also ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, road movie, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, kidnapping, violence, satanic cult, rescue, gory, criminal heroes, car chase, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, tough heroes, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: colorado, oklahoma, usa, louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 153K
Hitman (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The best-selling videogame, Hitman, roars to life with both barrels blazing in this hardcore action-thriller starring Timothy Olyphant. A genetically engineered assassin with deadly aim, known only as "Agent 47" eliminates strategic ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, one man army, sniper, danger, interpol, cia, fist fighting, assassination, killer, secret identity, chases and races, funeral ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, europe, soviet union, istanbul turkey, st. petersburg russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 50K
Night Watch (2004)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Among normal humans live the "Others" possessing various supernatural powers. They are divided up into the forces of light and the forces of the dark, who signed a truce several centuries ago to end a devastating battle. Ever since, the ...
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, suspenseful, exciting, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, vampire, curses spells and rituals, witch, destiny, fear, apocalypse, prophecy, chosen one, supernatural power, russian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1992, 2000s, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.7
 22K
The Contract (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Attempting to recover from a recent family trauma by escaping into the woods for a peaceful hiking trip, an ex-lawman and his young son stumble across a dangerous contract killer.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, chase, fbi, parents and children, wilderness, serial killer, crimes, planned murder, attempted murder, danger, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: rough, suspenseful, suspense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, betrayal, assassination, redemption, danger, crimes, mafia, criminal heroes, gunshot, lone wolves, organized crime, assassin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, thailand, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, 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 ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 233K
Underworld (2003)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Hungary
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Vampires and werewolves have waged a nocturnal war against each other for centuries. But all bets are off when a female vampire warrior named Selene, who's famous for her strength and werewolf-hunting prowess, becomes smitten with a ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, dark, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural ability, forbidden love, werewolf, supernatural romance, supernatural, immortality, escapades, transformation, rivalry, love and romance, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: budapest, budapest hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, fbi, hitman, presumed dead, criminal heroes, loss of friend, crime, tough law enforcer, lone wolves, special agents, martial arts, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.6
 12K
Skinwalkers (2006)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Creatures, bound by the blood of the wolf, that can kill with curses and move at lightening speed, watching the night sky for the rise of the blood-red crescent moon. They are SKINWALKERS. They feed on our flesh and thirst for the taste of human ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: werewolf, transformation, young heroes, supernatural, good versus evil, survival, deadly creature, supernatural ability, danger, deadly, rivalry, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Crow: City of Angels (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After Ashe and his little son are murdered violently for no reason by Judah's men, he returns from the dead to take revenge. One after one, Judah's people face the power of the dark angel. The second film based on James O'Barr's ...
Style: bleak, serious, stylized, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, afterlife, duel, crow, tattoo, murder, vigilantism, supernatural, tragic hero, good versus evil, vengeance, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, 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 ⇓
32%
 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, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, hitman, assassination, competition, cia, police chase, rescue, criminal heroes, crimes, danger, uninhibited rivalry, revenge ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, caribbean, detroit, seattle, west indies ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.8
 57K
The Spirit (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Down these mean streets a man must come. A hero born, murdered, and born again. A Rookie cop named Denny Colt returns from the beyond as The Spirit, a hero whose mission is to fight against the bad forces from the shadows of Central City. The ...
Style: stylized, rough, serious, exciting, comic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: secret identity, superhero, fighting crime, good versus evil, back from the dead, crime, urban, heroes, vigilantism, police officer killed, crime fighter, female assassin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%