Movies like The Raid

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The Raid (2011)
 7.6
 206K
The Raid (2011)
Original name: Serbuan maut
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, France, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Deep in the heart of Jakarta's slums lies an impenetrable safe house for the world's most dangerous killers and gangsters. Until now, the run-down apartment block has been considered untouchable to even the bravest of police. Cloaked under the cover of pre-dawn darkness and silence, an elite swat team is tasked with raiding the safe house in order to take down the notorious drug lord that runs it. But when a chance encounter with a spotter blows their cover and news of their assault reaches the drug lord, the building's lights are cut and all the exits blocked. Stranded on the sixth floor with no way out, the unit must fight their way through the city's worst to survive their mission. Starring Indonesian martial arts sensation Iko Uwais.
Style: suspenseful, brutal, exciting, suspense, serious, breathtaking, intense, tense, bloody, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, survival, swat team, trapped, death, deathtrap, warrior, gang, strong violent content, gangsters, kung fu, fistfight, crimes, violence, violent, fighting crime, gunfight, brutality, drug lord, twists and turns, betrayal, master warrior, heroes, team ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, indonesia

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Most similar movies to The Raid

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, intense and rough films with plots about violence, martial arts, brutality, fistfight, gangsters, revenge and chase mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Raid: The Man from Nowhere (2010), John Wick (2014), Headshot (2016), Dredd (2012), Ninja Assassin (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.9
 124K
The Raid 2 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: After fighting his way through an apartment building populated by an army of dangerous criminals and escaping with his life, SWAT team member Rama goes undercover, joining a powerful Indonesian crime syndicate to protect his family and uncover ...
Style: brutal, stylized, realistic, bloody, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, kung fu, mafia, warrior, gang, violence, police corruption, brutality, violent, crimes, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
The Man from Nowhere (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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: suspense, serious, tense, brutal, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: revenge, martial arts, crimes, one man army, lone hero, kidnapping, rivalry, drugs, master warrior, heroes, drug lord, violent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.4
 630K
John Wick (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, China
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.
Style: stylized, exciting, neo noir, brutal, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hitman, assassin, vengeance, revenge, vigilante, gangsters, gunfight, lone hero, one man army, martial arts, organized crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 60s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.3
 15K
Headshot (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A young man washes ashore, his memory gone - but his past comes back to haunt him after he is nursed back to health and his killing ability is needed when he takes on a powerful drug lord.
Style: brutal, suspense, serious, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, violent, extreme violence, gangsters, brutality, revenge, violence, vengeance, master warrior, survival, torture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.1
 277K
Dredd (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, South Africa, India
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the future, America is a dystopian wasteland. The latest scourge is Ma-Ma, a prostitute-turned-drug pusher with a dangerous new drug and aims to take over the city. The only possibility of stopping her is an elite group of urban police called ...
Style: futuristic, intense, neo noir, touching, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, post apocalypse, cyberpunk, judge, lone hero, drugs, brutality, corruption, violent, tough law enforcer, police, organized crime ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.3
 73K
Ninja Assassin (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, France
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: bloody, exciting, intense, brutal, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, vengeance, kung fu, one man army, assassin, revenge, one against many, sword fight, martial artist, assassination, violent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: japan, china, osaka japan, berlin germany, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Night Comes for Us (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After sparing a girl's life during a massacre, an elite Triad assassin is targeted by an onslaught of murderous gangsters.
Style: tense, exciting, brutal, suspense, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, violent, lone hero, chinese mafia, one against many, massacre, knife fight, fight scenes, peril, hitman, brutality ...
Place: indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
97%
Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Thailand, France, Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the head of a statue sacred to a village is stolen, a young martial artist goes to the big city and finds himself taking on the underworld to retrieve it.
Style: intense, stylized, brutal, humorous, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, muay thai, kung fu, gangsters, thief, destiny, lone hero, adventure, violence, good versus evil, chase, martial arts tournament ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: thailand, tokyo, hong kong, asia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 12K
Triple Threat (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Thailand, China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A crime syndicate places a hit on a billionaire's daughter, making her the target of an elite assassin squad. A small band of down-and-out mercenaries protects her, fighting tooth and nail to stop the assassins from reaching their target.
Style: suspense, intense, brutal, bloody, surprise ending
Plot: martial arts, fight, mercenary, police, police shootout, mole, murder, chase, police station, fistfight, captivity, organized crime ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.2
 373K
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, suspense, exciting, brutal, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, corruption, hitman, gunfight, loner, assassin, lone hero, one man army, organized crime, tough heroes, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: boston, russia, moscow russia, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: John Wick is on the run for two reasons… he’s being hunted for a global $14 million dollar open contract on his life, and for breaking a central rule: taking a life on Continental Hotel grounds. The victim was a member of the High Table who ...
Style: exciting, brutal, tense, harsh, dark ...
Plot: one man army, vengeance, gunfight, criminal's revenge, murder, revenge, rescue, martial arts, tough guy, hitman, brutality, dark hero ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: sahara, grand central station manhattan new york city, usa, new york, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.7
 13K
Flash Point (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Detective Sergeant Ma Jun, known for dispensing his own brand of justice during arrests, teams up with an undercover cop, Wilson, to try and bring down three merciless Vietnamese brothers running a smuggling ring in the months before mainland ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, drug lord, crimes, fighting crime, kung fu, police investigation, gang, smuggling, rivalry, working undercover, fight, vigilantism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 187K
Desperado (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A gunslinger is embroiled in a war with a local drug runner.
Style: intense, suspenseful, rough, realistic, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, revenge, dark hero, hitman, one against many, gunfight, musician, crimes, gangsters, dangerous attraction, drug lord, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 11K
Merantau (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In Minangkabau, West Sumatera, Yuda a skilled practitioner of Silat Harimau is in the final preparations to begin his "Merantau" a century's old rites-of-passage to be carried out by the community's young men that will see him ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, protector, journey, violence, heroes, on the run, rescue, rivalry, life is a bitch, chase, gang, kung fu ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.7
 51K
Hard Boiled (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A cop who loses his partner in a shoot-out with gun smugglers goes on a mission to catch them. In order to get closer to the leaders of the ring he joins forces with an undercover cop who's working as a gangster hitman. They use all means of ...
Style: bloody, intense, suspense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gunfight, violence, violent, undercover, martial arts, mafia, partnership, heroic bloodshed, friendship, police, hospital ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 71K
District B13 (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Set in the ghettos of Paris in 2010, an undercover cop and ex-thug try to infiltrate a gang in order to defuse a neutron bomb.
Style: exciting, stylized, buddy movie, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, undercover cop, fight, ghetto, parkour, crimes, tough guy, bomb, race against time, heroes, working undercover ...
Time: future, near future, year 2010, 2010s
Place: france, paris france, hong kong, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kiss of the Dragon (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Liu Jian, an elite Chinese police officer, comes to Paris to arrest a Chinese drug lord. When Jian is betrayed by a French officer and framed for murder, he must go into hiding and find new allies.
Style: exciting, intense, stylized, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police corruption, kung fu, conspiracy, heroin, murder, framed for murder, prostitute, fight, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, china, hong kong, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.5
 162K
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: stylized, tense, clever, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, chase, assassin, lone hero, loner, mentor, tough guy, arms dealer, martial arts, gangsters, revenge, mafia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, chicago illinois, usa, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 7.0
 38K
The Protector (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand, USA, Hong Kong, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In Bangkok, the young Kham was raised by his father in the jungle with elephants as members of their family. When his old elephant and the baby Kern are stolen by criminals, Kham finds that the animals were sent to Sidney. He travels to Australia, ...
Style: stylized, brutal, light, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, muay thai, kung fu, revenge, elephant, chase, gangsters, gang, fight, power struggle, robbery, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, asia, thailand, china, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, Hong Kong, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: John Wick is forced out of retirement by a former associate looking to seize control of a shadowy international assassins’ guild. Bound by a blood oath to aid him, Wick travels to Rome and does battle against some of the world’s most dangerous ...
Style: suspense, bloody, tense, brutal, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassin, lone hero, one against many, violence, tough guy, one man army, revenge, bounty hunter, chase, betrayal, weapons ...
Time: 2010s
Place: italy, new york, manhattan new york city, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.8
 115K
Street Kings (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tom Ludlow is a disillusioned L.A. Police Officer, rarely playing by the rules and haunted by the death of his wife. When evidence implicates him in the execution of a fellow officer, he is forced to go up against the cop culture he's been a ...
Style: suspense, harsh, twist ending, tense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, violence, police, dirty cop, undercover cop, corruption, gunfight, police investigation, gangsters, vigilantism, twists and turns, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 217K
Gangster Squad (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Los Angeles, 1949. Ruthless, Brooklyn-born mob king Mickey Cohen runs the show in this town, reaping the ill-gotten gains from the drugs, the guns, the prostitutes and — if he has his way — every wire bet placed west of Chicago. And he does it ...
Style: exciting, rough, tense, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, mob boss, organized crime, police detective, partners against crime, crimes, corruption, revenge, police brutality, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1949, 50s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Out for Justice (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gino Felino (Steven Seagal) is an NYPD detective from Brooklyn who knows everyone and everything in his neighborhood. Killing his Partner was someone's mistake, because he's now Out For Justice.
Style: suspense, bloody, suspenseful, buddy movie, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, aikido, vigilante, gangsters, gang, crimes, revenge, psychopath, police investigation, corruption, mafia, organized crime ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 6.0
 48K
A Man Apart (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When Vetter's wife is killed in a botched hit organized by Diablo, he seeks revenge against those responsible. But in the process, Vetter and Hicks have to fight their way up the chain to get to Diablo but it's easier said than done when ...
Style: suspense, harsh, emotional, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crimes, gang, lone hero, justice, drug cartel, vigilantism, violence, corruption, brutality, gangsters, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, los angeles, usa, california, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Streetfighter (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Terry is a tough mercenary and a master of martial arts. When an important business magnate dies, leaving billions to his daughter, the Mafia and Yakuza try to hire Terry to kidnap the daughter. When they refuse to meet his exorbitant price, then ...
Style: bloody, stylized, breathtaking, splatter, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, karate, samurai, fight, mafia, kidnapping, exploitation, violence, yakuza, vengeance, kung fu classic ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: japan, hong kong, tokyo, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: harsh, stylized, entertaining, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, fight, undercover cop, fighting the system, gang, fistfight, martial arts, corruption, gang war, prison escape, life philosophy, destiny ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: paris france, hong kong, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Punisher: War Zone (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Waging his one-man war on the world of organized crime, ruthless vigilante-hero Frank Castle sets his sights on overeager mob boss Billy Russoti. After Russoti is left horribly disfigured by Castle, he sets out for vengeance under his new alias: ...
Style: stylized, brutal, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vigilante, dark hero, vengeance, tough guy, one man army, vigilantism, revenge, superhero, tough heroes, brutality, violent, vanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
New Police Story (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Sent into a drunken tailspin when his entire unit is killed by a gang of thrill-seeking punks, disgraced Hong Kong police inspector Wing (Jackie Chan) needs help from his new rookie partner, with a troubled past of his own, to climb out of the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, intense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hostage, gang, redemption, crimes, police, partner, undercover cop, rivalry, kung fu, haunted by the past, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, tokyo, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.9
 27K
The Big Boss (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Chen is a city boy who moves with his cousins to work at an ice factory. He does this with a family promise never to get involved in any fight. However, when members of his family begin disappearing after meeting the management of the factory, the ...
Style: stylized, brutal, harsh, sexy, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, smuggling, factory, master warrior, fight, brutality, revenge, drugs, gang, fight scenes, drug smuggling ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: china, thailand, tokyo, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.4
 131K
Killer Elite (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, USA
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, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, hitman, mentor, secret service, secret agents, conspiracy, ex military, rescue, hostage, tough guy, espionage, assassination ...
Time: 20th century, year 1980, 80s
Place: middle east, london, australia, europe, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%