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, supernatural, life turned upside down, imaginary, mentor, good versus evil, escapades, secret movement, danger, gunfight, rage, bomb, trap, destiny, coworker, femme fatale, destruction, hitman, geek, character change, lifestyle change, mission of murder, assassin, betrayal, party ...
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, exciting, serious and stylized films with plots about mentor, dialogue, catastrophe, betrayal, death, fight scenes and chase mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Wanted: John Wick (2014), Lucy (2014), Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003), Salt (2010), The Equalizer (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, one man army, gangsters, dark hero, criminal's revenge, righteous rage, russian mafia, violence spree, crimes, widower, assassin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
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100%
 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, surreal, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhuman powers, intelligence, supernatural ability, mind control, supernatural, tough girl, escapades, imaginary, telepathy, betrayal, transformation, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: taiwan, rome italy, paris france, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, danger, martial arts, warrior, journey, one man army, mentor, squad, peril, organized crime, duel, massacre ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa, japan, pasadena california, tokyo
⇓ 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, surprise ending, exciting, twists and turns, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: double agent, spy, cia, espionage, female protagonist, secret service, chase, assassination, russian, on the run, revenge, agent as target ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: soviet union, usa, new york, russia, united states ...
⇓ 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: exciting, stylized, entertaining, sexy, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: archaeologist, fantasy world, treasure hunt, adventure, sexy woman, heroic mission, save the world, good versus evil, danger, adventurer, expedition, chase ...
Time: 2000s
Place: hong kong, greece, kenya, africa, europe ...
⇓ 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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, one man army, fighting crime, lone wolves, vigilantism, vigilante, gunfight, corruption, heroes, tough heroes, righting the wronged, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, moscow russia, russia
⇓ 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: tense, twists and turns, exciting, clever, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, chase, boat, deception, mafia, partners, teaching the ways of the world, mentor, revenge, betrayal, car chase, arms dealer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, chicago illinois, colombia
⇓ 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, realistic, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, one man army, ninja, martial arts, assassin, revenge, punishment, haunted by the past, vengeance, gory, rivalry, loss of friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: china, asia, berlin germany, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, archaeology, archaeologist, female protagonist, solar eclipse, time travel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: iceland, cambodia, siberia, 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, righting the wronged, uncover truth, supernatural, masked superhero, crimes, female fighter, vengeance, vigilante ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 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, organized crime, chase, mafia, protector, gunfight, on the run, kidnapping, fist fighting, gangsters, car chase, chases and races ...
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, lone hero, one man army, chase, danger, smuggling, delivery, fist fighting, escapades, ex military, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe, french riviera, riviera, marseille provence ...
⇓ 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: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, undercover, partners, danger, hotshot hero, chase, spy, heroic mission, cia, deadly, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, pakistan
⇓ 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, exciting, suspenseful, serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: female assassin, martial arts, master warrior, superheroine, adventure, heroic mission, one man army, supernatural, good versus evil, on the run, uninhibited rivalry, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: suspenseful, serious, stylized, road movie, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, kidnapping, rescue, violence, car chase, satanic cult, supernatural, gory, curses spells and rituals, criminal heroes, crimes, loss of daughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, oklahoma, colorado, louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, witch, vampire, curses spells and rituals, russian, chosen one, destiny, struggle, supernatural power, death, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 1992, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, twists and turns, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, police corruption, conspiracy, assassin, police detective, criminal, crime, master criminal, law enforcement, criminal heroes, organized crime, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iceland, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: suspenseful, rough, suspense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, betrayal, danger, redemption, crimes, criminal heroes, mafia, lone wolves, gunshot, assassin, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, thailand, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 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, transformation, escapades, rivalry, love and romance, warrior ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: budapest, budapest hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: stylized, atmospheric, rough, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: afterlife, murder, superhero, supernatural, vigilantism, tragic hero, good versus evil, tattoo, crow, duel, vengeance, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, sniper, one man army, danger, assassination, cia, interpol, killer, secret identity, fist fighting, lookalikes, secret movement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, europe, soviet union, istanbul turkey, nigeria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jonathan Ecks, an FBI agent, realizes that he must join with his lifelong enemy, Agent Sever, a rogue DIA agent with whom he is in mortal combat, in order to defeat a common enemy. That enemy has developed a "micro-device" that can be ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, assassination, government agency, vengeance, special agents, tough heroes, danger, manhunt, gunfight, stylized violence, lone hero, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vancouver british columbia canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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, presumed dead, hitman, loss of friend, fbi, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes, crime, martial arts, special agents, lone wolves, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 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, family problems, parents and children, danger, wilderness, serial killer, family relations, crimes, attempted murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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, exciting, semi serious, humorous, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, tough heroes, vengeance, assassin, car chase, one man army, gory, crime, danger, race against time, fist fighting, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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, survival, rivalry, danger, youth, curses spells and rituals, deadly creature, good versus evil, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.9
 30K
Dracula 2000 (2000)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the millenium version of this classic Gothic horror we find Abraham Van Helsing (Plummer), who has tangled with Count Dracula (Butler) in the past, working as an English antiques dealer. Simon (Miller) is a vampire hunter in training under his ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, suspense, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, blood, supernatural, dracula, chase, danger, immortality, legends and myths, transformation, death, violence, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1790s, 2000s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, violence, heroes, partners, crimes, tough heroes, vigilantism, danger, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After five (or six) years of vanilla-wedded bliss, ordinary suburbanites John and Jane Smith are stuck in a huge rut. Unbeknownst to each other, they are both coolly lethal, highly-paid assassins working for rival organisations. When they discover ...
Style: sexy, exciting, intense, romantic, stylized ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens
Plot: secret identity, hitman, secret service, spy, battle of the sexes, love and romance, cia, chases and races, marriage, double life, assassination attempt, secret agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, french riviera, atlanta georgia, coney island brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, chase, police detective, revenge, on the run, attempted murder, one man army, police raid, crime, criminal's revenge, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: china, hong kong, asia, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%