Movies like The Courier

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The Courier
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A shady FBI agent recruits a courier to deliver a mysterious package to a vengeful master criminal who has recently resurfaced with a diabolical plan.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, ambiguous ending, surprise ending, suspense
Plot: track down, crimes, crime, rivalry, betrayal, race against time, hitman, danger, delivery, briefcase, extortion, arrest, revenge, flashback, chases and races, deadly, dishonesty, amnesia, suit and tie, female pilot, broken finger, shot through a door, waterboarding, punching bag, dressing room ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new orleans, las vegas, st. louis missouri, louisiana

Most similar movies to The Courier

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and surprise ending films with plots about pistol, murder, death, shot to death, crimes, shot in the chest and betrayal mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Courier: Assassination Games (2011), Maximum Force (1992), The Outsider (2014), Dragon Eyes (2012), The Double (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Assassination Games
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Brazil is a contract killer, willing to take any job if the price is right. Flint left the assassin game when a ruthless drug dealer’s brutal attack left his wife in a coma. When a contract is put out on the same coldblooded drug dealer, both ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, unlikely partners, vengeance, hitman, tough heroes, crimes, pistol, kickboxing, knife fight, silencer, fight, karate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: eastern europe, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   80%
 
 4.5
 220
Maximum Force
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three renegade cops team up to take on the corrupt chief of police and a crime lords hatchet-man.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, crimes, crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, prostitute, chase, gangsters, renegade, against the odds, police corruption, undercover ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   92%
    User:   100%
 
 4.7
 2K
The Outsider
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Revolves around a British military contractor Lex Walker who is told his daughter has died. When he arrives in Los Angeles and discovers the body is not hers, he begins an investigation.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, track down, vigilantism, tough heroes, chases and races, one man army, danger, corporate crime, computer hacker, iraq veteran, bar brawl, airplane ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   86%
    User:   77%
 
 4.5
 5K
Dragon Eyes
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In St. Jude, drug dealers and corrupt cops have destroyed an urban neighborhood. But newcomer, Hong, has the fighting skills and moral vision to save this town from itself.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, martial arts, good versus evil, master warrior, crime, one man army, small town, urban ghetto, tough heroes, crimes, heroes, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   74%
 
 5.9
 26K
The Double
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The mysterious murder of a US senator bearing the distinctive trademark of the legendary Soviet assassin 'Cassius', forces retired CIA operative, Paul Shepherson to team with rookie FBI agent, Ben Geary to solve the crime. Having spent ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending, serious, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, investigation, crime, espionage, assassin, spy, chase, cia, murder, car chase, betrayal, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, russia, mexico, paris france, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   80%
 
 5.5
 40K
Stolen
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Master thief Will Montgomery is just released from the State penitentiary after serving a 10 year sentence, is contacted by Vincent, his ex comrade in crime, who is holding Will’s teenage daughter ransom in a hijacked taxi cab. Vincent will only ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, car chase, crime, heist, chase, fbi, father daughter relationship, bank robbery, robbery, betrayal, race against time, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   86%
 
 5.1
 30K
Alex Cross
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, crime, serial killer, vengeance, revenge, torture, chase, kidnapping, drugs/alcohol, track down, assassin, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, michigan, usa, new orleans, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   88%
 
 7.6
 302K
Sicario
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A young female FBI agent joins a secret CIA operation to take down a Mexican cartel boss, a job that ends up pushing her ethical and moral values to the limit.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, suspense, serious, tense ...
Plot: crime, murder, violence, brutality, organized crime, corruption, revenge, hitman, kidnapping, assassination, dark hero, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, texas, arizona, tucson arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   75%
 
Seeking Justice
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After his wife is assaulted, a husband enlists the services of a vigilante group to help him settle the score.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: vigilantism, conspiracy, vigilante, surveillance, vengeance, revenge, chase, internet, assassination, kidnapping, car chase, teacher ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   62%
 
 6.1
 13K
6 Bullets
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An ex-mercenary known for finding missing children is hired by a mixed martial arts fighter whose daughter has been kidnapped.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, urban, crime, daring rescue, kidnapping, missing child, danger, tough heroes, crimes, heroes, shot in the forehead ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   57%
 
Pistol Whipped
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Steven Seagal stars in this gritty, no-holds barred action film as an elite ex-cop with a gambling problem and a mountain of debt. When a mysterious man offers to clear his debts in exchange for the assassination of the city's most notorious ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: introspection, down on your luck, gambling, crimes, danger, deadly, debt, old man, money, murder, hitman, downfall ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   68%
 
 4.7
 1K
Rain Fall
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A hit man looks to protect the daughter of one of his victims against CIA assassins.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, crimes, danger, crime, hitman, rivalry, chases and races, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, police officer, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   61%
 
 6.6
 90K
Run All Night
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Brooklyn mobster and prolific hit man Jimmy Conlon has seen better days. Longtime best friend of a mob boss, Jimmy is haunted by the sins of his past—as well as a dogged police detective who’s been one step behind Jimmy for 30 years. But when ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, intense ...
Plot: hitman, crime, revenge, gangsters, murder, on the run, betrayal, father son relationship, assassin, redemption, car chase, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   54%
 
 5.4
 115K
Max Payne
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Coming together to solve a series of murders in New York City are a DEA agent whose family was slain as part of a conspiracy and an assassin out to avenge her sister's death. The duo will be hunted by the police, the mob, and a ruthless ...
Style: stylized, rough, serious, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, assassin, murder, revenge, betrayal, video game, computer game, drugs/alcohol, tough law enforcer, brutality, violence, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   48%
 
 5.6
 44K
Wild Card
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, crime, gangsters, revenge, brutality, mafia, betrayal, violence, lone wolves, fight scenes, martial arts, gangster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, new orleans, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   50%
 
 6.3
 57K
Triple 9
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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, suspenseful, suspense, serious, intense ...
Plot: heist, police corruption, crime, bank robbery, violence, murder, betrayal, crime gone awry, police, corruption, organized crime, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, boston, los angeles, atlanta georgia, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   62%
 
 5.8
 35K
The Gunman
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, UK, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Eight years after fleeing the Congo following his assassination of that country's minister of mining, former assassin Jim Terrier is back, suffering from PTSD and digging wells to atone for his violent past. After an attempt is made on his ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassin, espionage, hitman, betrayal, chase, assassination, martial arts, death, surveillance, conspiracy, revenge, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006
Place: europe, africa, london, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   60%
 
 5.2
 2K
The Cutter
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former cop turned Los Angeles P.I. takes on a case of a missing diamond cutter that leads him on an adventure of love and villainy spanning of mob to the present day Jewelry District.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, criminal's revenge, hostages, one man army, master criminal, private detective, chase, investigation, shoulder holster, rescue, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, germany, usa, los angeles, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   61%
 
Wrong Turn at Tahoe
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A debt collector for the mob (Academy Award(R)-winner Cuba Gooding, Jr.) finds his fate taking a series of treacherous turns after his powerful boss and mentor (Miguel Ferrer) is caught in a dangerous double cross with the most dangerous drug dealer ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, criminal's revenge, betrayal, vengeance, crimes, dishonesty, revenge, bodyguard, rivalry, gangsters, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   44%
 
 6.0
 3K
Target
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Texan with a secret past (Gene Hackman) searches Europe with his son (Matt Dillon) after the KGB kidnaps his wife (Gayle Hunnicutt).
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, chase, espionage, kidnapping, missing person, chases and races, undercover, crimes, danger, dishonesty, rescue, special agents ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, texas, usa, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   56%
 
 5.3
 582
Street Knight
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A former cop returns to challenge a plot to escalate gang violence in the streets of Los Angeles.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, crime, crimes, urban, law enforcement, rivalry, against the odds, teenage life, city life, gangsters, hostages ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   60%
 
 6.5
 109K
Contraband
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When his brother-in-law runs afoul of a drug lord, family man Chris Farraday turns to a skill he abandoned long ago – smuggling – to repay the debt. But the job goes wrong, and Farraday finds himself wanted by cops, crooks and killers alike.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, betrayal, heist, revenge, car chase, violence, murder, drugs/alcohol, chases and races, crimes, chase, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   53%
 
 5.7
 54K
Sabotage
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, gory, brutality, crime, vengeance, police investigation, violence, car chase, revenge, drugs/alcohol, tough law enforcer, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, georgia, usa, california, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   45%
 
The International
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An interpol agent and an attorney are determined to bring one of the world's most powerful banks to justice. Uncovering money laundering, arms trading, and conspiracy to destabilize world governments, their investigation takes them from Berlin, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: investigation, chase, political corruption, murder, conspiracy, assassination, gunfight, assassin, lawyer, betrayal, car chase, special agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, middle east, israel, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   58%
 
 7.0
 273K
Jack Reacher
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, 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 ...
Style: clever, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, crime, conspiracy, murder, vigilantism, lawyer, police, police investigation, car chase, vigilante, sniper, assassin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   60%
 
A Better Way to Die
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Boomer (Wiper) is a rookie cop based in the urban hellhole that is downtown Chicago. After his involvement in a drug bust operation which results in the death of Carlos (Carmen Argenziano), his mentor and father figure, Boomer becomes disillusioned ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending, road movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, gangsters, hostages, special agents, tough law enforcer, on the run, witnessing a crime, manhunt, hitman, race against time, woman in danger, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   48%
 
One in the Chamber
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A seasoned assassin plays both sides in a Russian gang war and becomes the target of an unknown enemy.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, drugs/alcohol, danger, deadly, rivalry, criminal heroes, violence spree, chases and races, crimes, bullet, strip club, one man army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, prague, eastern europe, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   46%
 
Fear Is the Key
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After his family are killed in a plane crash, a man plots an elaborate revenge scheme on those responsible. He sets himself up as a criminal in order to get close to a tycoon who has been approached by the culprits to help them retrieve the cargo of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ocean or sea, criminal's revenge, crime, airplane, dedicated lawyer, unlikely criminals, witnessing a crime, dangerous attraction, courtroom drama, revenge, danger, frame up ...
Time: 70s
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   41%
 
 6.1
 41K
A Man Apart
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: serious, rough, suspense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, revenge, violence, justice, brutality, drugs, corruption, murder, tough law enforcer, drugs/alcohol, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, california, latin america, usa, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   40%
 
 6.8
 12K
Point Blank
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Samuel Pierret is a nurse who saves the wrong guy – a thief whose henchmen take Samuel's pregnant wife hostage to force him to spring their boss from the hospital. A race through the subways and streets of Paris ensues, and the body count ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, suspense, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, kidnapping, hospital, french, hitman, police corruption, betrayal, murder, violence, gangster, pregnancy, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   39%
 
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