Movies like Absolution

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Absolution (2015)
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Absolution (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Romania, USA, Ukraine
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a contract killer (Steven Seagal) encounters a girl on the run from a dangerous mob boss (Vinnie Jones) with powerful political ties, running a human trafficking operation, he is torn between protecting the girl, and remaining loyal to the government agency that hired him.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, suspense, surprise ending, neo noir
Plot: on the run, damsel in distress, gangsters, conspiracy, corruption, chase, organized crime, escape, dark past, gangster, spy, foot chase, martial arts, espionage, henchman, fight, prostitute, kung fu, karate, money, car, bodyguard, friendship, violence, assassin ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: new york, ukraine, eastern europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, surprise ending, exciting and neo noir films with plots about blood splatter, murder, martial arts, death, blood, held at gunpoint and brawl mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Absolution: Cartels (2017), John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017), Code of Honor (2016), End of a Gun (2016), A Good Man (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Cartels (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Monaco, Romania
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An elite team of DEA agents are assigned to protect a dangerous drug lord and take refuge in a luxury hotel while they await extraction. They soon find themselves at the center of an ambush as the drug lord's former associates launch an ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, exciting, surprise ending ...
Plot: black ops, ambush, drug lord, battle, violence, organized crime, betrayal, battles, russian, murder, chase, military ...
Place: ukraine, romania, eastern europe
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100%
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, tense, neo noir, bloody, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, lone hero, one against many, warrior, hand to hand combat, bounty hunter, tough guy, woman fights a man, dark hero, manhunt, gun, weapons ...
Time: 2010s
Place: italy, rome italy, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Code of Honor (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Colonel Robert Sikes is on a mission to rid his city of crime. As a stealthy, one-man assault team, he will take on street gangs, mobsters, and politicians with extreme prejudice until his mission is complete. His former protégé, William Porter, ...
Style: tense, suspense, rough, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Plot: murder, brutality, danger, anti hero, sociopath, gangsters, anti heroes, fbi agent, chase, ex special forces, tough guy, killer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.8
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End of a Gun (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A mall security guard -- and former federal agent -- crosses paths with a drug kingpin's enforcer after he saves a woman from danger.
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, suspense, rough, neo noir
Plot: aikido, martial arts, rescue, chase, betrayal, brutality, violence, murder, death, police detective, security guard, tough guy ...
Time: 2010s
Place: houston texas, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: heroes, gangsters, martial arts, one man army, save the day, deadly, gang, rivalry, danger, crimes, gory, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: russia, romania, bucharest, eastern europe
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60%
Contract to Kill (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Monaco
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Harmon is a CIA/DEA enforcer investigating Arab terrorists captured in Mexico. With his team--seductive FBI agent Zara and spy-drone pilot Sharp--he flies to Istanbul and uncovers a brutal plot: Islamic extremists plan to use Sonora drug-smuggling ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, touching, suspense
Plot: aikido, martial arts, violence, conspiracy, terrorist plot, secret agents, hitman, fbi agent, woman fights a man, undercover, cia agent, secret agent ...
Time: 2010s
Place: istanbul turkey, el paso texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Maximum Conviction (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When former black ops operative Tom Steele and his partner Manning are assigned to decommission an old prison, they must oversee the arrival of two mysterious female prisoners. Before long, an elite force of mercenaries assault the prison in search ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, rescue, prison, martial arts, confined, partners, tough heroes, master warrior, on the run, danger, heroes, foot chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, oregon
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57%
 6.7
 92K
Hardcore Henry (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia, USA, China
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Henry, a newly resurrected cyborg who must save his wife/creator from the clutches of a psychotic tyrant with telekinetic powers, AKAN, and his army of mercenaries. Fighting alongside Henry is Jimmy, who is Henry's only hope to make it through ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspense, intense, twists and turns ...
Plot: stylized violence, cyborgs, murder, memory loss, survival, psychopath, chase, terrorist group, one against many, violence, soldier, terrorist ...
Time: near future
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Asian Connection (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Thailand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two American expatriates, Jack and Sam, unwittingly steal a drug lord's money when they rob a series of banks in Southeast Asia and become the target of the gang's vengeance.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, tense, exciting, touching ...
Plot: drug lord, vengeance, murder, car chase, police shootout, accidental killing, attempted murder, foot chase, arms dealer, organized crime, crime boss, police ...
Place: cambodia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.8
 40K
The Gunman (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, 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: exciting, rough, intense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: agent as target, revenge, espionage, undercover, danger, hand to hand combat, chase, interpol, haunted by the past, assassin, betrayal, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2014, year 2006
Place: europe, london, africa, barcelona, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.8
 29K
Hard to Kill (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mason Storm, a 'go it alone' cop, is gunned down at home. The intruders kill his wife, and think they've killed both Mason and his son too. Mason is secretly taken to a hospital where he spends several years in a coma. His son ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, hospital, coma, murder, danger, corrupt official, intrigue, against the odds, crime, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, year 1983, year 1990, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Assassination Games (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Romania
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: exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, sniper, crimes, kickboxing, karate, assassination, fight, crime boss, chases and races, vengeance, partners, anti heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bucharest, ukraine, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Marked for Death (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Just retired from the Drug Enforcement Agency, John Hatcher returns to his hometown and quickly discovers that drugs have infiltrated his old neighborhood. Determined to drive the dealers out, Hatcher crosses paths with a ferocious Jamaican drug ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, martial arts, gangsters, drug dealing, murder, danger, vengeance, crimes, crime, aikido, family, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, latin america, west indies, jamaica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
 11K
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: organized crime, hitman, police shootout, police, mercenary, fight, martial arts, captivity, danger, murder, police station, chase ...
Time: 2010s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Perfect Weapon (2016)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a not too distant future, a totalitarian state run by ‘The Director” (Seagal) controls all aspects of life. All enemies of the state are dealt in the harshest way. Most of them are executed by the secret government’s assassins. The best ...
Style: suspense, futuristic, tense, captivating, neo noir ...
Plot: martial arts, dictatorship, violence, spy, assassination plot, revenge, political corruption, murder, chase, corruption, death, undercover agent ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
An Eye for an Eye (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sean Kane is forced to resign from the San Francisco Police Department's Narcotics Division when he goes berserk after his partner is murdered. He decides to fight alone and follows a trail of drug traffickers into unexpected high places.
Style: serious, neo noir, exciting, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: chase, martial arts, undercover, vigilantism, danger, police, vengeance, fighting crime, chases and races, drug dealing, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Contract Killers (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cavalier contract killer Lee-Seng (Rob Young) flees his vengeful employer and a ruthless assassin (James Trevena-Brown) after failing to eliminate a team of vigilantes intent on ridding their city of drug dealers. Meanwhile, as the bullets start to ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, betrayal, on the run, crimes, danger, rivalry, vengeance, law enforcement, deadly, murder, martial arts, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 34K
Exit Wounds (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maverick cop Orin Boyd always brings down the domestic terrorists he tracks, but he ruffles feathers with his unorthodox techniques -- and soon finds himself reassigned to the toughest district in Detroit. When he discovers a group of detectives ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, chase, kidnapping, betrayal, drug dealing, police, police investigation, aikido, working undercover, law enforcement, fighting the system, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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I Am Wrath (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man is out for justice after a group of corrupt police officers are unable to catch his wife's killer.
Style: tense, exciting, suspense, bleak, surprise ending ...
Plot: revenge, murder, police corruption, danger, brutality, violence, dark hero, sociopath, paranoia, street shootout, hairdresser, corrupt politician ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Deadly Target (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Chinese gangster in Los Angeles escapes on the eve of his deportation to Hong Kong. A martial-arts master detective and his ragtag team get caught up in the action as they track down this ruthless killer.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, martial arts, deadly, crimes, tough heroes, vengeance, heroes, chases and races, law enforcement, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, hong kong, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.0
 5K
Out of Reach (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Vietnam veteran Billy Ray Lancing, a former CSA agent who now works on a wildlife refuge in Northern Alaska, has been exchanging letters in a pen-pal relationship with Irina Morawska, a 13-year-old orphaned girl in Poland that he's helping out ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: human trafficking, rescue, danger, friendship, martial arts, orphan, secret code, crimes, obsessive quest, righting the wronged, secret agents, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: poland, europe, eastern europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Marine 5: Battleground (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While working as an EMT back stateside Jake Carter after responding to a distress call, finds himself caught up protecting a person of interest from a biker gang ruthlessly hunting them down.
Style: suspense, psychological, tense, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biker, chase, murder, betrayal, survival, violence, brutality, fight, gunfight, death, foot chase, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, tense, brutal, suspense, harsh ...
Plot: one man army, gunfight, vengeance, tough guy, criminal's revenge, murder, shooting, danger, crimes, martial arts, assassin, chase ...
Time: 2010s
Place: sahara, grand central station manhattan new york city, morocco, manhattan new york city, north africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, martial arts, frame up, prison, murder, gangsters, organized crime, vigilante, vengeance, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, asia, new york, hong kong, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, revenge, chase, investigation, murder, martial arts, gangsters, danger, car chase, death in the family, track down, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, psychopath, aikido, gangsters, murder, chase, car chase, mafia, organized crime, vigilante, revenge, corruption ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 15K
6 Bullets (2012)
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: child prostitute, danger, child in peril, kidnapping, daring rescue, crime, crimes, missing child, father son relationship, organized crime, tough guy, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Fate of the Furious (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, USA, Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, entertaining, stylized ...
Plot: street racing, computer cracker, car chase, chase, car race, car, betrayal, racing, master criminal, mysterious woman, bodyguard, one against many ...
Time: 2010s
Place: havana cuba, new york, berlin germany, manhattan new york city, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.1
 5K
Close Range (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A rogue soldier turned outlaw is thrust into a relentless fight with a corrupt sheriff, his obedient deputies, and a dangerous drug cartel in order to protect his sister and her young daughter.
Style: tense, captivating, serious, exciting, neo noir
Plot: rescue, drug cartel, on the run, crime boss, revenge, pursuit, chase, corrupt cop, crooked sheriff, husband wife relationship, niece, uncle niece relationship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: arizona, texas, southern usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.6
 31K
Sleepless (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Undercover Las Vegas police officer Vincent Downs is caught in a high stakes web of corrupt cops and the mob-controlled casino underground. When a heist goes wrong, a crew of homicidal gangsters kidnaps Downs’ teenage son. In one sleepless night ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, exciting ...
Plot: organized crime, kidnapping, police corruption, undercover cop, robbery, rescue, father son relationship, race against time, brutality, police detective, car chase, murder ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%