Movies like American Made

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American Made (2017)
 7.2
 121K
American Made (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, Colombia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The true story of pilot Barry Seal, who transported contraband for the CIA and the Medellin cartel in the 1980s.
Plot: cia, pilot, illegal drugs, bare ass, fireworks, telephone conversation, fbi, exploding car, trial, death of protagonist, sex scene, arrest, helicopter, telephone call, money, cocaine, drugs, explosion, airplane, drug smuggling, butt, ass, fur coat, woman, united states of america ...
Time: year 1978, 20th century, year 1980, year 1984, year 1982, year 1985
Place: latin america, colombia, central america, usa, panama, arkansas, louisiana ...

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Most similar movies to American Made

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, entertaining, surprise ending and exciting films with plots about violence, chase, pistol, revenge, machine gun, betrayal and explosion mostly in Action, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like American Made: 2 Guns (2013), Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018), The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017), RED 2 (2013), Cop Out (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.7
 176K
2 Guns (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A DEA agent and an undercover Naval Intelligence officer who have been tasked with investigating one another find they have been set up by the mob -- the very organization the two men believe they have been stealing money from.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, bank robbery, money, betrayal, heist, corruption, undercover agent, cia, organized crime, investigation, on the run, helicopter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: FBI agent Matt Graver teams up with operative Alejandro Gillick to prevent Mexican drug cartels from smuggling terrorists across the U.S. border.
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: explosion, rescue, cia, corruption, violence, brutality, cartel, sign language, warrior, mission, interrogation, politician ...
Time: 2010s
Place: texas, somalia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Bulgaria, Netherlands
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The world's top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Court of Justice. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time.
Style: buddy comedy, surprise ending
Plot: hitman, bodyguard, courtroom, assassin, court, opposites attract, criminal, on the run, travel, killer, chase, airbag ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, geneva switzerland, netherlands, big ben london, tower bridge london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.6
 143K
RED 2 (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Retired C.I.A. agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, secret agents, espionage, exploding airplane, spy, on the run, race against time, chase, drugs/alcohol, danger, agent, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, england, europe, usa, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 5.6
 80K
Cop Out (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Detectives Jimmy and Paul, despite nine years as partners, can still sometimes seem like polar opposites – especially when Paul's unpredictable antics get them suspended without pay. Already strapped for cash and trying to pay for his ...
Style: humorous, talky, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, money laundering, undercover cop, wedding, rescue, thief, robbery, buddies, verbal byplay, partners against crime, urban, daughter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.4
 8K
Double Take (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The governor of a Mexican state is assassinated. Soon after, junior executive Daryl Chase's life turns upside down: after he flags a huge transfer of funds from a Mexican account as probably illegal, he's attacked in his apartment, rescued ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: fbi, cia, train, fish out of water, fugitives, chase, hidden identity, witnessing a crime, drug dealing, manhunt, on the run, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: mexico, florida, latin america, usa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.1
 264K
RED (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, former black-ops agent, Frank Moses reassembles his old team in a last ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, cia, on the run, fbi, retired, chase, spy, secret service, alarm, retirement, sniper rifle, shot to death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida, chicago illinois, washington d.c., cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Clear and Present Danger (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, cia, spy, helicopter, mercenary, conspiracy, assassination, violence, espionage, president, coast guard, fbi ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: colombia, usa, panama, latin america, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 6.0
 34K
CHiPS (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers as they make their rounds on the freeways of Los Angeles.
Style: buddy comedy, surprise ending, absurd, humorous, melancholic ...
Plot: police corruption, police, buddy cop, male nudity, gunfight, car chase, heist, chase, revenge, corruption, addiction, motorcycle ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.8
 43K
Masterminds (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A night guard at an armored car company in the Southern U.S. organizes one of the biggest bank heists in American history.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, surprise ending, absurd ...
Plot: heist, armored car, betrayal, crime, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, workplace, security, night watchman, armored car robbery, cons and scams, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: usa, southern usa, mexico, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: serious, rough, clever, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, corruption, assassin, murder, exotic dancer, strip club, swimming pool, bomb, puppet, cynicism, bribery, senator ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.4
 4K
The Hunter (1980)
Genre: Action, Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During his long career, bounty hunter Ralph "Papa" Thorson has caught over 5,000 criminals. Now, while he is working on apprehending fugitives in Illinois, Texas and Nebraska, he himself is being hunted by a psychotic killer.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: bounty hunter, chase, stalking, pregnancy, bail bondsman, ghetto, chases and races, urban, crimes, vengeance, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: ambiguous ending, surprise ending
Plot: bare breasts, stripper, mysterious man, danger, coroner, attempted murder, motorcycle gang, anti hero, fbi agent, exploding building, media coverage, fbi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
 3K
Gunmen (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Drug baron Peter Loomis (Patrick Stewart) has his $400 million dollar drug fortune stolen in South America. Loomis sends Armor O'Malley (Denis Leary), a ruthless killer to find his money. Cole Parker (Mario Van Peebles), a DEA Agent is on a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending, buddy comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, drug dealing, criminal heroes, bounty hunter, adventure, buddies, jungle, criminal's revenge, fugitives, gangsters, lone wolves, master criminal ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: latin america, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.3
 67K
Blue Streak (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Miles Logan is a jewel thief who just hit the big time by stealing a huge diamond. However, after two years in jail, he comes to find out that he hid the diamond in a police building that was being built at the time of the robbery. In an attempt to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, robbery, police station, thief, police officer, safecracker, elevator, escape attempt, promotion, desert, murder, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, mexico, california, usa, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.3
 165K
Knight and Day (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A fugitive couple goes on a glamorous and sometimes deadly adventure where nothing and no one – even themselves – are what they seem. Amid shifting alliances and unexpected betrayals, they race across the globe, with their survival ultimately ...
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: chase, undercover, espionage, on the run, chases and races, secret agents, escapades, spy, love and romance, disorder, danger, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, spain, europe, usa, alps ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.1
 3K
SuperFly (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Career criminal Youngblood Priest wants out of the Atlanta drug scene, but as he ramps up sales, one little slip up threatens to bring the whole operation down before he can make his exit.
Plot: money, black, driving, nightclub, revolver, arrest, sex, police, police car, african american, corruption, gambling ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Equalizer 2 (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Robert McCall returns to deliver his special brand of vigilante justice -- but how far will he go when it's someone he loves?
Style: ambiguous ending, surprise ending, suspense
Plot: violence, hurricane, gang, martial arts, drug dealer, cia, hostage, kidnapping, massacre, revenge, murder, rape ...
Time: 2010s
Place: brussels belgium, washington d.c., turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Detroit cop, Axel Foley heads for the land of sunshine and palm trees to find out who shot police Captain Andrew Bogomil. Thanks to a couple of old friends, Axel's investigation uncovers a series of robberies masterminded by a heartless weapons ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, gunfight, car chase, violence, strip club, explosion, buddy cop, undercover, oil field, armored car, shooting range, arms smuggling ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, detroit, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Central Intelligence (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After he reunites with an old pal through Facebook, a mild-mannered accountant is lured into the world of international espionage.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, entertaining, absurd, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: espionage, cia, friendship, chase, spy, transformation, high school, betrayal, fight scenes, parody, accountant, high school reunion ...
Time: year 1996, 2010s, 1990s
Place: maryland, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.4
 226K
The Nice Guys (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A private eye investigates the apparent suicide of a fading porn star in 1970s Los Angeles and uncovers a conspiracy.
Style: buddy comedy, entertaining, suspense, humorous, surprise ending ...
Plot: pornography, private detective, conspiracy, father daughter relationship, investigation, party, alcoholic, corruption, single father, murder, chase, revenge ...
Time: year 1977, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: suspense, surprise ending, entertaining, intense, exciting ...
Plot: false accusation of murder, false accusations, conspiracy, chase, corruption, car chase, assassination, betrayal, military, assassin, revenge, gunfight ...
Time: 2010s
Place: washington d.c., alabama, afghanistan, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 57K
Red Heat (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A tough Russian policeman is forced to partner up with a cocky Chicago police detective when he is sent to Chicago to apprehend a Georgian drug lord who killed his partner and fled the country.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, cold war, buddy cop, drug cartel, drug dealer, police brutality, culture clash, soviet, police investigation, verbal byplay, fugitives, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, twentieth century
Place: usa, russia, chicago illinois, ussr, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.0
 5K
Shining Moon (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Mike Locken is one of the principle members of a group of freelance spies. A significant portion of their work is for the C.I.A. and while on a case for them one of his friends turns on him and shoots him in the elbow and knee. His assignment, to ...
Style: suspense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, hitman, vengeance, cia, revenge, chase, traitor, tough heroes, danger, deadly, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
S.W.A.T.: Under Siege (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a D.E.A. and S.W.A.T. cartel takedown ends in a shootout, S.W.A.T. Agent Travis Hall seizes a mysterious prisoner taking him into custody. Before long, the S.W.A.T. compound is under siege by wave-after-wave of assault teams attempting to ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: deception, violence, disguise, stabbed in the chest, stabbed to death, murder, revenge, betrayal, car accident, throat slitting, held at gunpoint, shot to death ...
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Hitman "El Mariachi" becomes involved in international espionage involving a psychotic CIA agent and a corrupt Mexican general.
Style: epic, stylized, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, cia, corruption, hitman, vengeance, assassination attempt, political corruption, one last job, drug lord, president, musician, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.7
 24K
Air America (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Air America was the CIA's private airline operating in Laos during the Vietnam War, running anything and everything from soldiers to foodstuffs for local villagers. After losing his pilot's license, Billy Covington is recruited into it, ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, cynical, realistic, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, military life, heroes, cia, pilot, helicopter, battle zone, anti heroes, idealism, airplane, refugee camp, anti war ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, southeast asia, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Police Story 3: Supercop (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Hong Kong detective teams up with his female Red Chinese counterpart to stop a Chinese drug czar.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police, undercover, helicopter, drug lord, working undercover, female martial artist, illegal drugs, gangsters, chases and races, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, china, thailand, asia, malaysia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
 132K
Spy Game (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, Japan, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Veteran spy Nathan Muir is on the verge of retiring from the CIA when he learns that his one-time protégé and close friend, Tom Bishop, is a political prisoner sentenced to die in Beijing. Although their friendship has been marred by bad blood and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, spy, espionage, rescue, government agency, secret agents, cold war, race against time, political corruption, woman in danger, chases and races, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: china, berlin germany, hong kong, saigon, cyprus ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 91K
Patriot Games (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When CIA Analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets Jack and his family as revenge.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, assassination, assassin, rivalry, cia, spy, danger, ira, boat chase, boat, repayment, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, ireland, north africa, new england, maryland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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