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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: bodyguard, hitman, courtroom, assassin, court, killer, travel, opposites attract, on the run, criminal, chase, war criminal, airbag, interpol, telephone conversation, jumping from height, american abroad, trial, ambush, church, helicopter, shot in the head, explosion, torture, singing in a car ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, tower bridge london, big ben london, geneva switzerland, manchester england, netherlands

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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 murder, fistfight, gunfight, escape, violence, held at gunpoint and death mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Hitman's Bodyguard: Central Intelligence (2016), The Defender (1994), John Wick: Chapter Two (2017), Criminal (2016), A Better Way to Die (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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 ⇓
100%
 6.5
 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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, witness, police, bodyguard, assassin, assassination attempt, chase, murder, hitman, danger, gangsters, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
John Wick: Chapter Two (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
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, surprise ending, bloody, intense, stylized ...
Plot: hitman, gun, party, handshake, warrior, jealousy, violence, assassin, gunfight, assassination, organized crime, revenge ...
Time: 2010s
Place: italy, manhattan new york city, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 49K
Criminal (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
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, surprise ending, entertaining, melancholic, exciting ...
Plot: cia, convict, memory, implant, espionage, surveillance, spy, chase, car chase, brutality, death, redemption ...
Time: 2010s
Place: delaware, west virginia, big ben london, london, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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A Better Way to Die (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Boomer (Wiper) is a rookie cop based in the urban hellhole that is downtown Chicago. After his involvement in a drug bust operation which results in the death of Carlos (Carmen Argenziano), his mentor and father figure, Boomer becomes disillusioned ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending, road movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, hitman, mistaken identity, undercover, criminal heroes, gangsters, hostages, special agents, tough law enforcer, witnessing a crime, manhunt, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 ⇓
33%
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 ⇓
32%
Precious Cargo (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a botched heist, Eddie a murderous crime boss, hunts down the seductive thief Karen who failed him. In order to win back Eddie’s trust, Karen recruits her ex-lover and premier thief Jack to steal a cargo of rare precious gems. But when the ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: crime boss, heist, overturning car, boat chase, impersonating a police officer, heist gone wrong, caught having sex, golf, one last job, blood on shirt, armored car, thrown from a car ...
Place: mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 10K
Crying Freeman (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Japan, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A lethal assassin for a secret Chinese organisation, who sheds tears of regret each time he kills, is seen swiftly and mercilessly executing three Yakuza gangsters by a beautiful artist. She is captivated by the grace of his kill and later falls in ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, danger, murder, superhero, martial arts, track down, police investigation, crimes, deadly, rivalry, artist ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, shanghai china, usa, china, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 ⇓
31%
 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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, danger, master warrior, urban, daring rescue, crime, missing child, tough heroes, crimes, heroes, motorcycle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Protector (1985)
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: rough, serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, kidnapping, chase, rescue, crime, police investigation, gangsters, master criminal, partners against crime, urban, reluctant partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, china, usa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: surprise ending, suspense, ambiguous ending
Plot: revenge, terrorist, mentor, mole, terrorism, cia, beach, counter terrorism, iranian, knife fight, one man army, fight ...
Time: 2010s
Place: warsaw poland, istanbul turkey, romania, virginia, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.9
 3K
Blackjack (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After saving Casey, a daughter of his friend, from hired assassins, Jack Devlin is hit with a strange phobia - fear of white color. But when his other friend, who works as a bodyguard for a supermodel, is wounded, Jack decides to step in for him. ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, hitman, danger, assassination attempt, chase, witnessing a crime, heroic mission, woman in danger, tough heroes, crimes, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 10K
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: violence, revenge, murder, corrupt politician, police corruption, billiards, postcard, shot in the face, national guard, leather jacket, righteous rage, burn victim ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: martial arts, one man army, gangsters, gory, crimes, rivalry, gang, save the day, danger, deadly, heroes, crime boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
 33K
Mile 22 (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
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: surprise ending, tragic ending
Plot: black ops, martial arts, top secret, handheld camera, cia, car chase, political corruption, betrayal, street shootout, security camera, commando raid, shot through a wall ...
Time: 2010s
Place: southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 ⇓
27%
 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: surprise ending
Plot: assassin, martial arts, girl in panties, hand to hand combat, female protagonist, panties, shot in the leg, shot in the throat, shot in the foot, female warrior, child in peril, revelation ...
Place: cape town south africa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.8
 6K
7 Seconds (2005)
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: one man army, chase, heist, kidnapping, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, tough heroes, chases and races, dishonesty, rivalry, daring rescue, confined ...
Time: contemporary
Place: bucharest, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.6
 482
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, laboratory, murder, chase, danger, crime, vengeance, missing person, chases and races, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Hunter's Prayer (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An assassin forges an unlikely partnership with one of his targets: a woman seeking revenge for the murder of her family.
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: survival, escape, betrayal, teenage girl, assassin, drug addict, mansion, tough guy, escape attempt, planned murder, cigarette smoking, death ...
Time: 2010s
Place: switzerland, france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, sex slavery, human trafficking, tough law enforcer, drugs/alcohol, strong sexual content, vengeance, crime, tough heroes, crimes, heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia, usa, bangkok thailand, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 5.6
 24K
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: remake of french film, surprise ending, suspense
Plot: undercover cop, kidnapping, police corruption, robbery, organized crime, death, rescue, arrest, investigation, body landing on a car, punched in the chest, kicked in the stomach ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.7
 450
The Elite (2001)
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airplane, terrorist, missile, exploding car, spy, race against time, terrorism, hijacking, danger, undercover, orphan, government agency ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 1987
Place: europe, greece, utah, washington d.c., battleship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.3
 285
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plastic surgery, blood, machine gun, fbi, timebomb, tattoo, dual role, gunfight, helicopter, fistfight, assassination attempt, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.4
 221K
The Accountant (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: As a math savant uncooks the books for a new client, the Treasury Department closes in on his activities and the body count starts to rise.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, intense, entertaining, interesting ...
Plot: autism, accountant, hitman, organized crime, survival, criminal, assassin, mentor, plot twist, conspiracy, assassination, violence ...
Time: 2000s, year 1989, year 2006
Place: illinois, new hampshire, germany, chicago illinois, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: suspense, surprise ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: ambush, drug lord, luxury hotel, helicopter, shot in the forehead, fight, gang, u.s. marshal, fistfight, threatened with a knife, panic, assault rifle ...
Place: romania, eastern europe, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.5
 468
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, tough cop, death of partner, bulletproof vest, shot in the shoulder, exploding car, warrior, partner, mixed martial arts, disarming someone, machismo ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.7
 4K
Final Score (2018)
Genre: Action, 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: surprise ending
Plot: terrorism, escalation, thrown from height, explosives expert, opera house, stabbed to death, murder, violence, disguise, fire, airport, betrayal ...
Time: 1990s, 2010s
Place: russia, england, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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