Movies like Countdown

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Countdown (2016)
 4.9
 1K
Countdown (2016)
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, race against time, police, countdown, martial arts, computer cracker, ghetto, money, motorcycle, bodyguard, violence, investigation, death, tough guy, criminal, warrior, torture, kidnapping, tough girl, arms dealer, crime boss, betrayal, russian mafia, ambulance, neo noir ...
Place: seattle washington

Most similar movies to Countdown

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, suspense, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about fight, fistfight, held at gunpoint, pistol, murder, hostage and brawl mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Countdown: Sleepless (2017), S.W.A.T.: Under Siege (2017), The Equalizer 2 (2018), Killing Salazar (2017), Code of Honor (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.6
 25K
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, surprise ending, remake of french film
Plot: organized crime, police corruption, kidnapping, robbery, undercover cop, death, cell phone, van, beaten to death, electrocution, stabbed in the throat, hospital ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: shot in the leg, police brutality, computer cracker, hand to hand combat, tattoo, exploding body, englishman abroad, police captain, bulletproof vest, security guard, power outage, disarming someone ...
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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: surprise ending, suspense, ambiguous ending
Plot: hurricane, gang, martial arts, drug dealer, murder, revenge, massacre, violence, cia, hostage, kidnapping, sniper ...
Time: 2010s
Place: brussels belgium, washington d.c., turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Killing Salazar (2017)
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: ambiguous ending, surprise ending, suspense
Plot: drug lord, ambush, luxury hotel, murder, death, hotel, stabbed to death, false identity, stabbed in the chest, hotel room, punched in the chest, sniper ...
Place: romania, eastern europe, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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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: hotel, police, gun, school bus, american flag, murder, violence, bare breasts, escape, drugs, mayor, disguise ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.0
 79K
The Foreigner (2017)
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, exciting, harsh, surprise ending
Plot: tough guy, terrorism, revenge, bomb, obsession, justice, one against many, death of daughter, terrorist, mercilessness, betrayal, politics ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ireland, big ben london, america, usa, scotland yard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 4.5
 234
Maximum Force (1992)
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: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, chase, undercover, police detective, renegade, gangsters, partners, deadly, dishonesty, good versus evil, police corruption, against the odds ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 4.7
 3K
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: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: martial arts, one man army, deadly, save the day, crimes, rivalry, danger, gang, heroes, gangsters, gory, warrior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Movie in collections
 3.9
 1K
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, suspense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: violence, martial arts, tough guy, rescue, betrayal, brutality, chase, murder, police detective, death, blood, aikido ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 4.3
 289
Mask of Death (1996)
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, betrayal, undercover, assassination attempt, blood, plastic surgery, fbi, machine gun, timebomb, dual role, tattoo, fistfight ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.4
 11K
I Am Wrath (2016)
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, revenge, violence, police corruption, corrupt politician, fire, gun, security guard, gunshot, mixed martial arts, stabbed to death, bullet ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Mercenary: 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 ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: knife, partner, impalement, hand to hand combat, assassination, neo noir, shot to death, kidnapping, mob boss, hospital, cover up, shotgun ...
Place: eastern europe, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 4.5
 4K
The Courier (2012)
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, surprise ending ...
Plot: danger, betrayal, race against time, hitman, briefcase, extortion, arrest, revenge, delivery, deadly, track down, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new orleans, usa, las vegas, st. louis missouri, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.3
 30K
Bastille Day (2016)
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: buddy comedy, surprise ending, exciting, intense, tense ...
Plot: cia, cia agent, terrorism, bank, bomb, gas mask, intelligence agency, chase, surveillance, police, espionage, corruption ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.4
 4K
The Defender (1994)
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: danger, assassination attempt, hitman, martial arts, chase, murder, police, witness, assassin, bodyguard, chases and races, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.1
 13K
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, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, kidnapping, daring rescue, crime, tough heroes, missing child, crimes, organized crime, father son relationship, tough guy, martial arts, government agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.7
 7K
Skin Trade (2014)
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: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, human trafficking, sex slavery, crime, tough law enforcer, gangsters, master criminal, rivalry, vengeance, tough heroes, police investigation, sex slave ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia, usa, bangkok thailand, cambodia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.8
 10K
In the Blood (2014)
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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, missing person, danger, heroes, track down, vengeance, rivalry, spouse in danger, forced into action, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean, dominican republic, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 37K
Brick Mansions (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a dystopian Detroit, grand houses that once housed the wealthy are now homes of the city's most-dangerous criminals. Surrounding the area is a giant wall to keep the rest of Detroit safe. For undercover cop Damien Collier, every day is a ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover cop, race against time, mayor, undercover, martial arts, violence, parkour, ghetto, hand to hand combat, crime, escapades, tough law enforcer ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s
Place: new orleans, new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.5
 486
Back in Action (1993)
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, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, bartender, torture, cemetery, mafia, corpse, crime boss, shotgun, interrogation, revolver ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: revenge, terrorist, mentor, recruit, counter terrorism, terrorist plot, terrorism, one man army, cia, nuclear war, spy hero, bomb ...
Time: 2010s
Place: romania, istanbul turkey, rome italy, warsaw poland, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Asian Connection (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand, USA
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: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: bank robber, drug lord, vengeance, expatriate, explosion, machine gun, beach, robbery, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, waitress, hostage, neo noir ...
Place: cambodia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The November Man (2014)
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: exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, secret agents, undercover, danger, save the day, agent, heroes, spy, law enforcement, dishonesty, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: switzerland, montenegro, usa, moscow russia, chechnya ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Movie in collections
 4.9
 7K
Proud Mary (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mary is a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad.
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: girls with guns, betrayal, loss of father, child abuse, deception, lipstick, murder, escape attempt, massacre, birthday, drugs, disguise ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, martial arts, vengeance, chase, vigilantism, danger, murder, death, police, fight, police investigation, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.3
 51K
Criminal (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Bill Pope is a CIA agent on a mission in London tracking down a shadowy hacker nicknamed "The Dutchman." When he gets mysteriously ambushed and killed, an experimental procedure is used to transfer his memories into dangerous ex-convict ...
Style: suspense, exciting, disturbing, intense, rough ...
Plot: cia, convict, memory, espionage, surveillance, chase, criminal, brutality, death, deception, prison, prisoner ...
Time: 2010s
Place: delaware, west virginia, big ben london, london, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.7
 495
Rage (1995)
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: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, danger, murder, martial arts, chase, laboratory, vengeance, missing person, battles, righting the wronged, antidote, cloning ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.5
 12K
Momentum (2015)
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: tense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassin, martial arts, robbery, female protagonist, money, deception, violence, fear, conspiracy, hand to hand combat, regret, ambush ...
Place: cape town south africa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Police Story: Lockdown (2013)
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, exciting, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, martial arts, law enforcement, swat, heroes, criminal's revenge, rivalry, group of strangers, save the day, crime, hostages, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: china, asia, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.2
 2K
The Cutter (2005)
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, bleak, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, rescue, kidnapping, missing person, chase, martial arts, one man army, private detective, shoulder holster, car chase, daring rescue, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, germany, usa, europe, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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