Movies like Jack Reacher

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Jack Reacher (2012)
 7.0
 281K
Jack Reacher (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When a gunman takes five lives with six shots, all evidence points to the suspect in custody. On interrogation, the suspect offers up a single note: "Get Jack Reacher!" So begins an extraordinary chase for the truth, pitting Jack Reacher against an unexpected enemy, with a skill for violence and a secret to keep.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, intense, clever, surprise ending, ambiguous ending, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, loner, murder, drifter, investigation, ex military, lone wolves, crimes, vigilantism, conspiracy, false accusation, heroes, police investigation, dishonesty, female partner, investigator, hunt down, lawyer, vigilante, surveillance, gangster, police officer shot, police, russian, arrest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh, ohio

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Most similar movies to Jack Reacher

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about chase, murder, violence, revenge, shot to death, pistol and betrayal mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Jack Reacher: Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016), Blitz (2011), Faster (2010), The Equalizer (2014), Bullet to the Head (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Jack Reacher must uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy in order to clear his name. On the run as a fugitive from the law, Reacher uncovers a potential secret from his past that could change his life forever.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, entertaining, intense, exciting ...
Plot: opium, drug smuggling, false accusation of murder, false accusations, conspiracy, chase, corruption, assassination, military, assassin, revenge, gunfight ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new orleans, washington d.c., afghanistan, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 77K
Blitz (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A tough, renegade cop is dispatched to take down a serial killer who has been targeting police officers.
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, talky, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, revenge, murder, police detective, cop as target, law enforcer killer, crimes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, stalking, police brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, new orleans, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 93K
Faster (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Driver (Dwayne Johnson) has spent the last 10 years in prison planning revenge for the murder of his brother. Now that Driver is free to carry out his deadly plan only two men stand in his way- Billy Bob Thornton plays a veteran cop and Oliver ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, police investigation, tough heroes, ex convict, policewoman, corruption, crime, law enforcement, prisoner, revenge, hitman, millionaire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ 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 ⇓
44%
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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 ⇓
38%
 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 ⇓
36%
 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.7
 7K
Skin Trade (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Thailand, Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After his family is killed by a Serbian gangster with international interests. NYC detective Nick goes to S.E. Asia and teams up with a Thai detective to get revenge and destroy the syndicates human trafficking network.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, sex slave, sex slavery, human trafficking, gangsters, crime, tough law enforcer, vengeance, tough heroes, master criminal, police investigation, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia, usa, new jersey, bangkok thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 53K
Takers (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A seasoned team of bank robbers, including Gordon Jennings (Idris Elba), John Rahway (Paul Walker), A.J. (Hayden Christensen), and brothers Jake (Michael Ealy) and Jesse Attica (Chris Brown) successfully complete their latest heist and lead a life ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, police brutality, chase, law enforcement, crimes, robbery, chases and races, partners, dishonesty, gang, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, serious ...
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: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, investigation, murder, chase, martial arts, revenge, car chase, dealing with death, city life, urban, law enforcement, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate - an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: espionage, spy, conspiracy, mission, danger, heroes, master villain, chases and races, secret agents, heroic mission, escapades, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vienna, austria, europe, langley virginia, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.1
 31K
Alex Cross (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After Washington DC detective Alex Cross is told that a family member has been murdered, he vows to track down the killer. He soon discovers that she was not his first victim and that things are not what they seem.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, twist ending, suspense, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, crimes, vengeance, ex military, track down, uninhibited rivalry, chases and races, rivalry, drugs/alcohol, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, detroit, usa, indonesia, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 ⇓
31%
 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, ohio, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.7
 3K
A Good Man (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After an illustrious special ops career ends in disaster, Alexander goes off the grid and attempts to lead a quiet life as a handyman at an apartment complex. But when one of his tenants and her family fall under the thumb of a Russian gangster, ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: martial arts, one man army, rivalry, crimes, save the day, gang, gangsters, heroes, deadly, gory, danger, cell phone ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, clever, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, private detective, investigation, crime, mafia, haunted by the past, serial killer, revenge, drug dealer, hostage, murder of wife ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, contemporary, 21st century, 90s ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Out for a Kill (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unsuspecting university professor is an unwitting accomplice in a foiled Chinese cocaine deal. Wrongly imprisoned, he escapes to take his revenge and prove his innocence.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, prison, murder, martial arts, vengeance, criminal's revenge, gangsters, law enforcement, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, asia, paris france, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 19K
The Gauntlet (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Phoenix cop Ben Shockley is well on his way to becoming a derelict when he is assigned to transport a witness named Gus Mally from Vegas. Mally turns out to be a belligerent prostitute with mob ties and incriminating information regarding a ...
Style: exciting, rough, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, prostitute, bus, extradition, police corruption, motorcycle, organized crime, hitman, on the road, motorcycle chase, murder, police car ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa, arizona, phoenix arizona, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 ⇓
31%
The Way of the Gun (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two criminal drifters without sympathy get more than they bargained for after kidnapping and holding for ransom the surrogate mother of a powerful and shady man.
Style: stylized, clever, realistic, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, gunfight, gunslinger, drifter, mexican standoff, desert, criminal, hotel, sperm bank, money, surrogate mother ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.1
 31K
Get Carter (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Remake of the British classic. Jack Carter, a mob enforcer living in Las Vegas, travels back to his hometown of Seattle for his brother's funeral. During this visit, Carter realizes that the death of his brother was not accidental, but a ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, murder, ritual, gangsters, vengeance, lone wolves, criminal heroes, crime, rivalry, tough heroes, deadly, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.9
 65K
Shaft (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: New York police detective John Shaft arrests Walter Wade Jr. for a racially motivated slaying. But the only eyewitness disappears, and Wade jumps bail for Switzerland. Two years later Wade returns to face trial, confident his money and influence ...
Style: stylized, rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, murder, revenge, drug lord, violence, police brutality, corruption, crime, police investigation, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, switzerland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 59K
Triple 9 (2016)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet across town.
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: heist, murder, police corruption, bank robbery, violence, betrayal, bag of money, crime, law enforcement, dirty cop, corruption, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, tel aviv israel, boston, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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 ⇓
30%
Street Fighters (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: New York City factory worker Eddie Marino (Robert Forster, Oscar nominee for JACKIE BROWN) is a solid citizen and regular guy, until the day a sadistic street gang brutally assaults his wife and murders his child. But when a corrupt judge sets the ...
Style: disturbing, rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, psychopath, factory, vigilantism, drug dealing, injustice, prison, social decay, murder, jail, vigilante, rape ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, crime lord, crimes, danger, tough heroes, chases and races, organized crime, deception, brother brother relationship, husband wife relationship, hostage, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.7
 60K
Cobra (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A tough-on-crime street cop must protect the only surviving witness to a strange murderous cult with far reaching plans.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, serial killer, tough heroes, murder, rivalry, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, resistance, police investigation, danger, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.7
 55K
Sabotage (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In "Sabotage", Arnold Schwarzenegger leads an elite DEA task force that takes on the world's deadliest drug cartels. When the team successfully executes a high-stakes raid on a cartel safe house, they think their work is done - until, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, vengeance, brutality, police investigation, hostage, crime scene, gory, crimes, deadly, tough law enforcer, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, usa, georgia, atlanta georgia, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.6
 45K
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, casino, bodyguard, gangsters, crime, tough heroes, dishonesty, lone wolves, betrayal, violence, greed, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%