Movies like Countdown

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 4.9
 1K
Countdown
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A madman captures a young boy and rigs him with explosives. Ray Fitzpatrick, still haunted by the loss of his own son, will defy orders to stop the clock and save a life
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: wrestling, police, countdown, thrown from height, bomb squad, arms smuggling, mace, wrestling match, thrown from a car, suicide by cop, bilingualism, surveillance footage, strapped to a bomb, pepper spray, maverick cop, woman punches a man, landlord, ghetto, tragic past, shipping container, forensics, wearing a sound wire, taser, warehouse, ambassador ...
Place: seattle washington
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The Dark Knight
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA, UK
152 min.
 9.0
The Raid 2
Action, Crime, Thriller
Indonesia, USA
150 min.
 8.0
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful and serious films with plots about punched in the face, blood, shot to death, held at gunpoint, death, pistol and deception mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Countdown: Sleepless (2017), The Equalizer 2 (2018), Skin Trade (2014), S.W.A.T.: Under Siege (2017), The Foreigner (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 5.6
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Sleepless
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: remake of french film, surprise ending, suspense
Plot: undercover cop, kidnapping, police corruption, robbery, organized crime, drugs, gangster, escape, golf club, hotel, brutality, sugar ...
Place: las vegas
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
The Equalizer 2
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: suspense, surprise ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: gunfight, exploding building, heavy rain, gang, cocaine, rapist, martial arts, mixed martial arts, disarming someone, drug dealer, one against many, near death experience ...
Time: 2010s
Place: brussels belgium, washington d.c., turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   94%
    User:   100%
 
 5.7
 7K
Skin Trade
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Thailand, Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After his family is killed by a Serbian gangster with international interests. NYC detective Nick goes to S.E. Asia and teams up with a Thai detective to get revenge and destroy the syndicates human trafficking network.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, drugs/alcohol, tough law enforcer, strong sexual content, vengeance, crime, tough heroes, sex slavery, crimes, heroes, human trafficking, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, thailand, usa, bangkok thailand, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   92%
    User:   93%
 
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S.W.A.T.: Under Siege
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: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: machine gun, police car, hostage, falling from height, chainsaw, cell phone, falling down stairs, photograph, police chase, shot to death, throat slitting, held at gunpoint ...
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   90%
    User:   76%
 
 7.0
 71K
The Foreigner
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, 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, surprise ending
Plot: terrorism, death, bomb, violence, revenge, united kingdom, cat and mouse, thrown from height, coming out of retirement, handgun, justice, gun ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ireland, big ben london, scotland yard, northern ireland, usa ...
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System:   87%
    User:   84%
 
Killing Salazar
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, 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, surprise ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: ambush, drug lord, luxury hotel, tattoo, martial arts, security guard, knife fight, gang war, loss of wife, swat team, bulletproof vest, silencer ...
Place: romania, eastern europe, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   83%
    User:   91%
 
 4.5
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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: suspenseful, serious, 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:   80%
    User:   84%
 
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Mask of Death
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While attempting to flee from the FBI, the criminal Frank Dallio kills Detective McKenna's wife, Rachel. McKenna himself is shot in the face by the professional killer Lyle Mason, who dies in a car crash shortly thereafter. The FBI persuades ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, criminal heroes, urban, criminal's revenge, gangsters, hidden identity, crime, master criminal, special agents, assassination attempt, blood, machine gun ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   94%
 
Code of Honor
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: stripper, bare breasts, mercilessness, infidelity, mob boss, neo noir, torture, blood splatter, stabbed in the neck, knife, police station, held at gunpoint ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   90%
 
 4.7
 3K
A Good Man
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, gory, one man army, crimes, rivalry, gang, save the day, danger, deadly, heroes, suitcase full of money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   81%
 
 5.8
 10K
In the Blood
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When her husband goes missing during their Caribbean vacation, a woman sets off on her own to take down the men she thinks are responsible.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, chases and races, crimes, rivalry, kidnapping, track down, missing person, danger, heroes, female killer, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean, dominican republic, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   59%
 
The November Man
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An ex- CIA operative is brought back in on a very personal mission and finds himself pitted against his former pupil in a deadly game involving high level CIA officials and the Russian president-elect.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, spy, assassin, conspiracy, assassination, chase, mentor, kidnapping, car chase, revenge, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: switzerland, russia, usa, moscow russia, montenegro ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   82%
 
 6.5
 4K
The Defender
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A corrupt businessman commits a murder and the only witness is the girlfriend of another businessman with close connections to the Chinese government, so a bodyguard from Beijing is dispatched to help two Hong Kong cops protect the witness.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, witnessing a crime, assassination attempt, chase, murder, hitman, woman in danger, witness, police, assassin, bodyguard ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, asia, china, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   64%
 
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American Assassin
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, surprise ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: revenge, terrorist, beach, terrorism, cia, counter terrorism, iranian, one man army, knife fight, fight, mentor, explosion ...
Time: 2010s
Place: warsaw poland, romania, istanbul turkey, rome italy, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   66%
 
 6.1
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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, rescue mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   77%
 
 5.3
 10K
I Am Wrath
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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: surprise ending
Plot: murder, violence, revenge, corrupt politician, police corruption, social decay, gun action, black leather jacket, killing spree, leather jacket, national guard, billiards ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   71%
 
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, 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: entertaining, intense, exciting, absurd, surprise ending ...
Plot: conspiracy, chase, corruption, car chase, assassination, betrayal, military, assassin, revenge, gunfight, vigilante, murder ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new orleans, washington d.c., afghanistan, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   74%
 
Police Story: Lockdown
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A man looking for the release of a long-time prisoner takes a police officer, his daughter, and a group of strangers hostage.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hostages, crime, confined, danger, crimes, criminal's revenge, save the day, heroes, law enforcement, rivalry, swat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: asia, china, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   64%
 
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 4.5
 4K
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, surprise ending ...
Plot: track down, crime, crimes, rivalry, betrayal, race against time, hitman, danger, flashback, revenge, briefcase, delivery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new orleans, las vegas, st. louis missouri, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   55%
 
 3.7
 450
The Elite
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After the murder of their families by a terrorist bomb, five young adults are trained as a hi-tech, anti-terrorist team with a mission to search and destroy high-profile terrorist groups.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airplane, government agency, hostages, one man army, secret agents, race against time, daring rescue, terrorism, spy, exploding car, terrorist, missile ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 1987
Place: europe, greece, utah, washington d.c., battleship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   53%
 
Mercenary: Absolution
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 ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: doctor, punched in the face, russian, foot chase, pistol, bomb, blood, paranoia, conspiracy, spy, chase, money ...
Place: eastern europe, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   47%
 
 4.8
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7 Seconds
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, Switzerland, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When an experienced thief accidentally makes off with a Van Gogh, his partner is kidnapped by gangsters in pursuit of the painting, forcing the criminal to hatch a rescue plan.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime gone awry, crime, tough heroes, chases and races, one man army, dishonesty, chase, heist, rivalry, kidnapping, daring rescue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: bucharest, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   58%
 
 5.9
 41K
Passenger 57
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An infamous terrorist has evaded capture for a long time by being extremely clever and ruthless. Things get interesting when he hijacks a plane carrying famous security expert John Cutter, who isn't about to stand this sort of thing.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, fbi, airport, chase, hijacking, hostage, gunfight, hostages, martial arts, one man army, revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, florida, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   54%
 
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 5.5
 468
Back in Action
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Two men have different motivations but the same goal when they team up and mount an assault on a powerful drug gang.
Plot: green beret, buddy cop, murder, stabbed in the chest, revenge, fire, deception, betrayal, car accident, street shootout, violence, disguise ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   47%
 
 6.3
 28K
Bastille Day
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Michael Mason is an American pickpocket living in Paris who finds himself hunted by the CIA when he steals a bag that contains more than just a wallet. Sean Briar, the field agent on the case, soon realises that Michael is just a pawn in a much ...
Style: exciting, intense, tense, suspense, absurd ...
Plot: cia, terrorism, chase, surveillance, police, espionage, corruption, spy, bank robbery, heist, police corruption, kidnapping ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   49%
 
The Protector
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Billy Wong is a New York City cop whose partner is gunned down during a robbery. Billy and his new partner, Danny Garoni, are working security at a fashion show when a wealthy man's daughter, Laura Shapiro, is kidnapped. The Federal authorities ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crime, police investigation, gang, gangsters, master criminal, partners against crime, urban, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, kidnapping, drug dealing ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, china, hong kong, usa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   46%
 
 7.0
 51K
Den of Thieves
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: A gritty crime saga which follows the lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. and the state's most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank.
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: heist, divorce, car chase, death, bank robbery, donut, strip club, female nudity, bare breasts, scantily clad female, cleavage, breasts ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   46%
 
 5.6
 482
Rage
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A corrupt right-wing militia group chooses a California teacher as the ideal specimen to clone for its army.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crime, vengeance, kidnapping, laboratory, missing person, murder, chases and races, crimes, chase, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   46%
 

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 5.5
 12K
Momentum
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Alex, an infiltration expert with a secret past, accidentally reveals her identity during what should have been a routine heist, she quickly finds herself mixed up in a government conspiracy and entangled in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: martial arts, assassin, girl in panties, hand to hand combat, female protagonist, panties, one woman army, woman fights a man, anti heroine, woman with a gun, furnace, knocked out with a gun butt ...
Place: cape town south africa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   51%
 
 6.2
 20K
Unlocked
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Switzerland, UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After failing to apprehend the terrorist behind a Paris attack that claimed dozens of lives, CIA agent Alice Racine is forced to live in London as a caseworker. Her mentor unexpectedly calls her back into action when the CIA discovers that another ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: cia, biohazard, female protagonist, telephone call, dog, gun, betrayal, falling from height, interrogation, terrorism, terrorist, virus ...
Time: 2010s, year 2012
Place: moscow russia, langley virginia, big ben london, tower bridge london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   56%
 
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