Movies like Safe

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Safe (2012)
 6.5
 112K
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, serious, stylized, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, disturbing, brutal, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: organized crime, chase, lone hero, martial arts, gunfight, protector, ex military, on the run, justice, tough heroes, mafia, revenge, tough guy, assassin, kidnapping, bodyguard, child abduction, runaway, russian, mentor, homeless, crimes, one man army, fistfight, child in peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, brooklyn new york city, north america, new york, united states of america

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Most similar movies to Safe

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about crimes, revenge, chase, violence, vengeance, gun and shot to death mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Safe: The Mechanic (2011), Man on Fire (2004), The Transporter (2002), Wrath of Man (2021), The Equalizer (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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 ⇓
100%
 7.7
 365K
Man on Fire (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, UK, USA, Mexico
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Jaded ex-CIA operative John Creasy reluctantly accepts a job as the bodyguard for a 10-year-old girl in Mexico City. They clash at first, but eventually bond, and when she's kidnapped he's consumed by fury and will stop at nothing to save ...
Style: tense, suspense, emotional, brutal, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, kidnapping, vengeance, cia, vigilantism, vigilante, lone hero, mercenary, justice, daring rescue, child abduction, child in peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 305K
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, sexy, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: car, chase, lone hero, car chase, martial arts, tough guy, escapades, one man army, tough heroes, smuggling, transportation, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, hong kong, nice france, europe, cannes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 177K
Wrath of Man (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A cold and mysterious new security guard for a Los Angeles cash truck company surprises his co-workers when he unleashes precision skills during a heist. The crew is left wondering who he is and where he came from. Soon, the marksman's ultimate ...
Style: suspense, humorous, psychological, non-linear, neo noir ...
Plot: revenge, fighting crime, crime boss, heist, lone hero, robbery, working undercover, gangsters, security guard, ex soldier, father son relationship, violence ...
Time: 2020s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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 ⇓
67%
 6.5
 121K
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, tense, exciting, rough, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: father daughter relationship, protector, tough heroes, chase, single father, ex law enforcer, crimes, undercover cop, drug dealer, single parent, retiring, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.8
 604K
Taken (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 90 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: suspenseful, realistic, entertaining, suspense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, revenge, vigilantism, human trafficking, dark hero, chase, one man army, secret service, father daughter relationship, lone hero, abduction, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, usa, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
75%
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 6.0
 168K
Transporter 3 (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: France, USA, UK
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, entertaining, absurd, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: car chase, car, one man army, martial arts, tough guy, murder, fistfight, chase, kidnapping, tough heroes, driving, fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, ukraine, france, budapest
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 171K
Hitman (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hitman, killer, sniper, assassin, one man army, assassination, revenge, fight scenes, crimes, cia, fistfight, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ussr, europe, nigeria, st. petersburg russia, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.5
 115K
Premium Rush (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In Manhattan, a bike messenger picks up an envelope that attracts the interest of a dirty cop, who pursues the cyclist throughout the city.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: chase, race against time, organized crime, delivery, police corruption, chinese immigrant, twists and turns, bicycle, justice, conspiracy, life turned upside down, bicycle race ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, new jersey, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 204K
Transporter 2 (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, 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 ...
Style: sexy, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, fight scenes, car chase, car, kidnapping, martial arts, weapons, explosions, mentor, fight, race against time, driver ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, france, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.2
 124K
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, rough, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heist, robbery, fight scenes, crimes, tough heroes, betrayal, revenge, gangsters, romancing a criminal, car chase, romance, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, new orleans, usa, miami, ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 308K
Taken 2 (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Turkey, UK
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: suspenseful, suspense, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: kidnapping, revenge, hostage, chase, lone hero, kidnapped, one man army, brutality, vigilante, violence, police chase, albanian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: turkey, europe, istanbul turkey, albania, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Last Man Standing (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: John Smith is a mysterious stranger who is drawn into a vicious war between two Prohibition-era gangs. In a dangerous game, he switches allegiances from one to another, offering his services to the highest bidder. As the death toll mounts, Smith ...
Style: neo noir, stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, small town, gang war, gangsters, crimes, betrayal, violence, prohibition, hitman, rivalry, duel, desert ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, year 1932
Place: texas, mexico, usa, austin texas, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
100%
 6.9
 251K
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: intense, exciting, humorous, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, tough heroes, dark humor, revenge, hitman, one man army, lone hero, assassin, drugs, gunfight, nudity (full frontal - brief), poison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 52K
Hard Target (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a woman's father goes missing, she enlist a local to aid in her search. The pair soon discover that her father has died at the hands of a wealthy sportsman who hunts homeless men as a form of recreation.
Style: exciting, suspense, entertaining, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, gunfight, ex military, manhunt, justice, mercenary, crimes, survival, track down, tough heroes, hunting ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: new orleans, hong kong, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.3
 382K
Fast Five (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Former cop Brian O'Conner partners with ex-con Dom Toretto on the opposite side of the law. Since Brian and Mia Toretto broke Dom out of custody, they've blown across many borders to elude authorities. Now backed into a corner in Rio de ...
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, sexy, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: heist, car chase, car, chase, car race, street racing, favela, organized crime, on the run, freedom, twists and turns, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: brazil, tokyo, latin america, rio de janeiro, south america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 149K
S.W.A.T. (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Hondo Harrelson recruits Jim Street to join an elite unit of the Los Angeles Police Department. Together they seek out more members, including tough Deke Kay and single mom Chris Sanchez. The team's first big assignment is to escort crime boss ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, sexy, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: swat team, crimes, police, partners, law enforcement, basic training, police brutality, sniper, tough law enforcer, hostage, squad, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, north america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 78K
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, suspense, intense, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, murder, gunfight, corruption, police investigation, crimes, police corruption, drug lord, tough law enforcer, violence, racism, police brutality ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, switzerland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 13K
Crying Freeman (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Japan, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A lethal assassin for a secret Chinese organisation, who sheds tears of regret each time he kills, is seen swiftly and mercilessly executing three Yakuza gangsters by a beautiful artist. She is captivated by the grace of his kill and later falls in ...
Style: emotional, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, yakuza, police investigation, gangsters, martial arts, murder, assassin, rivalry, revenge, violence, transformation, redemption ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, san francisco, china, canada, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 88K
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: intense, exciting, serious, talky, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, revenge, police investigation, murder, serial killer, crimes, tough law enforcer, vigilante, fight scenes, life philosophy, gangsters, law enforcer killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, new orleans, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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 ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
13%
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, entertaining, humorous, absurd, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough guy, gangsters, crimes, one man army, violence, stripper, gunfight, revenge, hitman, lone hero, porn star, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, tokyo, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 24K
The Punisher (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The avenging angel of Marvel Comics fame comes brilliantly to life in this searing action-adventure thriller! Dolph Lundgren stars as Frank Castle, a veteran cop who loses his entire family to a mafia car bomb. Only his ex-partner believes Castle ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, slasher, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, superhero, mafia, crime fighter, torture, one man army, revenge, gangsters, vengeance, organized crime, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.6
 56K
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: suspenseful, brutal, stylized, intense, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, brutality, revenge, tough heroes, greed, betrayal, redemption, martial arts, gambling, dishonesty, lone wolves ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, new orleans, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.2
 92K
War (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
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: surprise ending, intense, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: revenge, martial arts, vengeance, mafia, fbi, crimes, presumed dead, hitman, tough law enforcer, betrayal, assassin, guilt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Bullet to the Head (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, India, Switzerland
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: exciting, intense, brutal, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough guy, revenge, corruption, hitman, mercenary, organized crime, tough law enforcer, police corruption, death, betrayal, murder, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%