Movies like Hard Target 2

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Hard Target 2 (2016)
 5.3
 4K
Hard Target 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Forced into a deadly cat-and-mouse game, a disgraced mixed martial arts fighter is hunted through the jungles of Southeast Asia.
Style: exciting, tense, brutal, captivating, suspense, disturbing, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mixed martial arts, kickboxer, human prey, survival, violence, soldier, betrayal, chase, murder, danger, rivalry, one against many, death threat, anger, foot chase, revenge, death, jungle, hitman, lone hero, organized crime, manhunt, jungle warfare, retired, sniper ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: bangkok thailand, burma

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, surprise ending, suspense and suspenseful films with plots about martial arts, knife, pistol, gunfight, fistfight, death and murder mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Hard Target 2: American Assassin (2017), The Condemned 2 (2015), The Foreigner (2017), Final Score (2018), Deadly Prey (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
American Assassin (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Following the murder of his fiancée, Mitch Rapp trains under the instruction of Cold War veteran Stan Hurley. The pair then is enlisted to investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on military and civilian targets.
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: terrorist, mentor, revenge, terrorist plot, recruit, counter terrorism, terrorism, government agent, russian, spy, conspiracy, bomb ...
Time: 2010s
Place: rome italy, italy, istanbul turkey, romania, virginia ...
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100%
The Condemned 2 (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former bounty hunter who finds himself on the run as part of a revamped Condemned tournament, in which convicts are forced to fight each other to the death as part of a game that's broadcast to the public.
Plot: desert, rescue, arrest, explosion, false accusation, explosives expert, sociopath, shot in the head, fistfight, survival, assault rifle, shotgun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 89K
The Foreigner (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Quan is a humble London businessman whose long-buried past erupts in a revenge-fueled vendetta when the only person left for him to love – his teenage daughter – dies in a senseless act of politically-motivated terrorism. His relentless search ...
Style: suspense, exciting, harsh, surprise ending
Plot: revenge, tough guy, one against many, bomb, terrorism, obsession, justice, death of daughter, politics, mercilessness, dark past, irish republican army ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ireland, usa, scotland yard, big ben london, northern ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 8K
Final Score (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a stadium is seized by a group of heavily armed criminals during a major sporting event, an ex-soldier must use all his military skills to save the 35,000 capacity crowd, one of which is the daughter of his fallen comrade.
Style: tense, exciting, suspense, captivating, surprise ending
Plot: terrorism, one against many, unlikely hero, survival, haunted by the past, russian, courage, race against time, fake identity, dark past, murder, disguise ...
Time: 1990s, year 1999, 2010s
Place: russia, tower bridge london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.5
 2K
Deadly Prey (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of sadistic mercenaries led by Col. John Hogan kidnap Michael Danton from his home, and set him loose on the grounds of their secret camp to be used as training for new recruits. Danton has been called the "most perfect killer ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, manhunt, chase, survival, machine gun, psychopath, rifle, exploding body, martial arts, mercenary, rapist, swamp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Marine 5: Battleground (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
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, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biker, survival, fight, gunfight, tough guy, held at gunpoint, foot chase, chase, murder, betrayal, brutality, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: survival, chase, brutality, death of friend, murder, violence, police, husband wife relationship, foot chase, self mutilation, spy, corrupt cop ...
Time: 2010s
Place: seattle, seattle washington, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
John Wick: Chapter Two (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
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, harsh, bloody, brutal, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, hitman, warrior, one against many, organized crime, revenge, mafia, murder, survival, manhunt, death threat, danger ...
Time: 2010s
Place: italy, rome italy, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, crimes, fight, tragic hero, crime boss, unlikely partners, anti hero, danger, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, corrupt law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ukraine, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.1
 59K
Mile 22 (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: China, USA, Colombia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A CIA field officer and an Indonesian police officer are forced to work together in confronting political corruption. An informant must be moved twenty-two miles to safety.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: top secret, black ops, secret agents, martial arts, secret agent, terrorist, political corruption, danger, machismo, terrorist group, bravery, surveillance ...
Time: 2010s
Place: indonesia, southeast asia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Eleventh Hour (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An ex-Navy SEAL, Michael Adams, (Matthew Reese) was captured during a raid to free Japanese prisoners from a North Korean prison camp. He endures the North Koreans torture for three years -- seen only as flashbacks -- then released back into ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, disturbing, exciting, thought provoking ...
Plot: violence, vendetta, tragic hero, political prisoner, conspiracy, husband wife relationship, chase, politics, brutality, murder, betrayal, prison ...
Time: 2000s
Place: korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, rescue, prison, martial arts, confined, partners, tough heroes, on the run, danger, master warrior, foot chase, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Assault on Devil's Island (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When one of Mike McBride's men goes rogue and takes a group of gymnasts hostage to Devil's Island in exchange for the return of drug lord Carlos Gallindo, the SEALS face their most perilous assignment yet.
Style: serious, rough, sexy, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, danger, island, betrayal, kidnapping, hostage, rivalry, profanity, tough heroes, daring rescue, heroes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: caribbean, seattle, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Chain of Command (1994)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Merrill Ross (Michael Dudikoff) is thought to be a C.I.A. agent gone bad and teaming with some other alphabet named agency to take over the oil rich country of Qumir, he finds he's in the middle of a very explosive situation. Not knowing ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: cell phone, battle, mercilessness, cowboy hat, massacre, interrogation, stabbed in the back, beating, kidnapping, truck, saxophone, torture ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Angel Has Fallen (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Secret Service Agent Mike Banning is framed for the attempted assassination of the President and must evade his own agency and the FBI as he tries to uncover the real threat.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: secret service, terrorist, lone hero, fbi, manhunt, false accusation, agent, white house, assassination plot, attempted murder, justice, president ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., virginia, north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.1
 9K
Extraction (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former CIA operative is kidnapped by a group of terrorists. When his son learns there is no plan for his father to be saved, he launches his own rescue operation.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, tense ...
Plot: terrorist, machismo, death of wife, rescue, deception, brutality, murder, father son relationship, revenge, death, violence, interrogation ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, year 2004, year 2005
Place: langley virginia, czech republic, prague, prague czech republic, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.8
 4K
Black Water (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A deep cover operative awakens to find himself imprisoned on a submarine. With the help of a fellow prisoner and an amateur agent, he must race against the clock to escape the vessel and expose who set him up.
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, serious, tense ...
Plot: submarine, martial arts, violence, cia, murder, danger, blood, brutality, betrayal, dishonesty, death, street shootout ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 199K
Jason Bourne (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The most dangerous former operative of the CIA is drawn out of hiding to uncover hidden truths about his past.
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: chase, rogue agent, cia agent, espionage, cia, survival, investigation, haunted by the past, danger, amnesia, rescue, interrogation ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, 1990s, 21st century
Place: las vegas, greece, berlin germany, usa, athens greece ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Arthur Bishop thought he had put his murderous past behind him when his most formidable foe kidnaps the love of his life. Now he is forced to travel the globe to complete three impossible assassinations, and do what he does best, make them look like ...
Style: tense, exciting, twists and turns, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killer, hitman, criminal's revenge, chase, murder, mechanic, shooting, fight scenes, gunfight, lone wolves, assassination, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, sydney australia, rio de janeiro, malaysia, thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 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: tense, exciting, brutal, suspense, harsh ...
Plot: one man army, gunfight, criminal's revenge, vengeance, murder, assassin, tough guy, crimes, martial arts, shooting, danger, chase ...
Time: 2010s
Place: morocco, north africa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.2
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The Blood Bond (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a war-torn Asian land, peace lies in the hands of the Bagwun, a revered religious leader. When he is wounded in an assassination attempt, his sworn protector, Deva, sets out on a dangerous journey to find the one man who can provide the rare ...
Plot: held at gunpoint, self sacrifice, torture, gore, photograph, corpse, interrogation, blood splatter, tent, beaten to death, punched in the crotch, master apprentice relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.0
 212K
Rambo (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When governments fail to act on behalf of captive missionaries, ex-Green Beret John James Rambo sets aside his peaceful existence along the Salween River in a war-torn region of Thailand to take action. Although he's still haunted by violent ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boat, mercenary, warrior, jungle, sniper, bomb, torture, rapist, military, master warrior, explosion, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: burma, thailand, asia, arizona, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Surviving the Game (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mason is a man down on his luck with nothing to lose when he's approached to lead a group of wealthy hunters on an expedition in the Pacific Northwest. But things get really twisted when Mason discovers the group isn't after wild animals ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, psychopath, chase, homeless, chases and races, deadly, hunting, rivalry, escapades, danger, isolation, brutality ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle washington, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)
Genre: Action, 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, intense, exciting, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: false accusation of murder, conspiracy, corruption, assassination, military, vigilante, gunfight, loner, survival, opium, drug smuggling, woman fights a man ...
Time: 2010s
Place: afghanistan, alabama, washington d.c., new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Lion Strike (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dr. Johnny Wu becomes involved in a global Mafia arms cartel when they kidnap his son Bobby. The cartel, made-up of underworld leaders from around the world, become aware that he stumbled onto valuable information on a computer disk he possesses. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, martial arts, one man army, murder, chase, hitman, confined, heroes, track down, gangsters, adventure, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Soldiers of Fortune (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Wealthy thrill-seekers pay huge premiums to have themselves inserted into military adventures, only this time things don't go exactly to plan.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, race against time, soldier, danger, battles, on the run, tough heroes, battle, rescue mission, hand to hand combat, martial arts, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, ukraine, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.2
 6K
Hunt to Kill (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A U.S. Border Patrol agent Jim Rhodes, a tough divorcée mourning the loss of his murdered partner while struggling to raise his rebellious daughter in the mountains of Montana. But when a crew of trigger-happy fugitives takes Rhodes and his ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, daughter, danger, survival, tough heroes, fugitives, one against many, parents and children, profanity, kidnapping, father daughter relationship, forest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, montana, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.0
 5K
The Hunted (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A businessman on a trip to Tokyo ends up in the middle of a centuries old feud between a criminal Ninja cult and a Samurai when he witnesses a assassination performed by the Ninja-cult leader.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, murder, martial arts, danger, vengeance, crimes, deadly, mysterious character, master warrior, hitman, dishonesty, ninja ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.2
 324K
Die Hard 2 (1990)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: John McClane is an off-duty cop gripped with a feeling of déjà vu when on a snowy Christmas Eve in the nation's capital, terrorists seize a major international airport, holding thousands of holiday travelers hostage. Renegade military ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, gunfight, christmas, terrorism, airport, save the day, fight scenes, one man army, danger, chase, airplane, master criminal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1990
Place: usa, washington d.c., california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.3
 1K
Soldier Boyz (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of prisoners are going to Vietnam to rescue the daughter of a V-I.P. The Ones who survive get their freedom back...but hell awaits them.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, survival, soldier, rivalry, military, prison, terrorism, danger, battles, daring rescue, prison life, missing person ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: vietnam, asia, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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