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Contract to Kill (2016)
 3.4
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Contract to Kill (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Monaco
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Harmon is a CIA/DEA enforcer investigating Arab terrorists captured in Mexico. With his team--seductive FBI agent Zara and spy-drone pilot Sharp--he flies to Istanbul and uncovers a brutal plot: Islamic extremists plan to use Sonora drug-smuggling routes to bring deadly weapons, and leaders, into the U.S. To prevent an attack on America, Harmon must turn these two savage forces against one another before his time--and his luck--run out.
Style: tense, suspenseful, touching, captivating, suspense
Plot: aikido, violence, martial arts, conspiracy, terrorist plot, hitman, cia agent, secret agents, fbi agent, paranoia, undercover, woman fights a man, secret agent, gunfight, drug cartel, bare breasts, sniper, gangsters, espionage, airplane, henchman, fight, terrorist, drug lord, cia ...
Time: 2010s
Place: istanbul turkey, mexico, el paso texas

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Most similar movies to Contract to Kill

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, suspense, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about punched in the face, violence, fight, brawl, chase, fistfight and gun mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Contract to Kill: Killing Salazar (2017), End of a Gun (2016), Mercenary: Absolution (2015), A Good Man (2014), 6 Underground (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Killing Salazar (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Monaco, 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, suspenseful, tense, exciting, surprise ending ...
Plot: black ops, ambush, violence, battle, betrayal, organized crime, battles, mob boss, female killer, military, murder, top secret ...
Place: eastern europe, ukraine, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.7
 2K
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, suspenseful, suspense, rough
Plot: violence, aikido, martial arts, brutality, chase, rescue, betrayal, murder, death, police detective, security guard, blood ...
Time: 2010s
Place: houston texas, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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: tense, exciting, captivating, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: on the run, damsel in distress, dark past, foot chase, conspiracy, gangsters, organized crime, corruption, escape, gangster, chase, spy ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: ukraine, new york, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 4.6
 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: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: heroes, gangsters, martial arts, one man army, save the day, crimes, gang, danger, deadly, rivalry, gory, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: russia, eastern europe, romania, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 6.1
 141K
6 Underground (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: After faking his death, a tech billionaire recruits a team of international operatives for a bold and bloody mission to take down a brutal dictator.
Style: suspense, exciting, psychotronic, surprise ending, non-linear
Plot: street shootout, parkour, mission, fight, teamwork, good versus evil, justice, machismo, courage, disguise, chase, arms dealer ...
Time: future, year 2017, 2010s
Place: nevada, middle east, afghanistan, new york, mongolia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, rescue, prison, martial arts, partners, confined, tough heroes, master warrior, danger, on the run, heroes, foot chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Perfect Weapon (2016)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, Sweden
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a not too distant future, a totalitarian state run by ‘The Director” (Seagal) controls all aspects of life. All enemies of the state are dealt in the harshest way. Most of them are executed by the secret government’s assassins. The best ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, tense, captivating, sinister ...
Plot: martial arts, dictatorship, violence, assassination plot, political corruption, corruption, murder, chase, revenge, spy, death, coup d'etat ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: tense, suspense, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder, brutality, danger, anti hero, sociopath, anti heroes, gangsters, fbi agent, chase, aikido, ex special forces, tough guy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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American Assassin (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 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: psychotronic, suspense, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorist, cia, mentor, counter terrorism, hand to hand combat, recruit, government agent, mole, revenge, mercenary, mission, danger ...
Time: 2010s
Place: istanbul turkey, virginia, romania, rome italy, warsaw poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
S.W.A.T.: Under Siege (2017)
Genre: Action, 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: chase, survival, self mutilation, death of friend, martial arts, brutality, corrupt cop, foot chase, spy, police chase, violence, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: seattle washington, washington d.c., seattle, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.1
 68K
Mile 22 (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, China, 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, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agent, top secret, black ops, secret agents, martial arts, terrorist, cia, political corruption, danger, machismo, gunfight, terrorist group ...
Time: 2010s, year 2016
Place: indonesia, southeast asia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 30K
Unlocked (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Switzerland, UK, USA, France
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: exciting, rough, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: cia agent, cia, female warrior, female spy, rogue agent, biohazard, terrorism, betrayal, spy mission, timebomb, spy, deception ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s
Place: tower bridge london, big ben london, paris france, moscow russia, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: press conference, saxophone, card game, power outage, elevator, cia agent, tough girl, mysterious man, person on fire, shot in the back, aerial shot, walkie talkie ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 3.7
 5K
Submerged (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Chris Kody, imprisoned member of the US military, is released from prison and reunited with his old team in order to pursue a renegade scientist. The catch, the scientist has developed mind control technology that can make even your friends into ...
Style: stylized, rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, rescue, espionage, undercover, heroes, soldier, martial arts, deadly, working undercover, daring rescue, good versus evil, government agency ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.1
 10K
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: suspenseful, suspense, exciting, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: terrorist, rescue, machismo, death of wife, father son relationship, brutality, deception, murder, spy, russian, interrogation, revenge ...
Time: year 2015, year 2004, year 2005, 21st century, 2000s ...
Place: eastern europe, langley virginia, prague czech republic, prague, czech republic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.8
 5K
Stratton (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A British Special Boat Service commando tracks down an international terrorist cell.
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: terrorist, commando, terrorist plot, rescue, investigation, military, laboratory, chase, ambush, race against time, murder, gunfight ...
Time: 2010s, frogman
Place: london, iran, ukraine, big ben london, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Asian Connection (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Thailand
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: suspense, surprise ending, tense, exciting, touching ...
Plot: drug lord, bank robber, vengeance, street shootout, murder, car chase, arms dealer, violence, police shootout, accidental killing, attempted murder, foot chase ...
Place: cambodia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.7
 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, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: submarine, martial arts, violence, murder, danger, cia, brutality, blood, betrayal, dishonesty, operative, boiler room ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Triple Threat (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Thailand, China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A crime syndicate places a hit on a billionaire's daughter, making her the target of an elite assassin squad. A small band of down-and-out mercenaries protects her, fighting tooth and nail to stop the assassins from reaching their target.
Style: intense, suspense, brutal, bloody, surprise ending
Plot: organized crime, hitman, police, mercenary, martial arts, fight, captivity, danger, police shootout, murder, chase, police station ...
Time: 2010s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Foreigner (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This story is about a freelance agent (Seagal) who is the courier of a package from France to Germany. He soon finds that many people want to get their hands on it.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, secret agents, chase, martial arts, race against time, on the run, heroes, adventure, danger, deadly, espionage, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, poland, germany, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 3.8
 4K
Black Dawn (2005)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jonathan Cold returns, this time he goes Undercover to stop a group of Terrorists before they bomb Los Angeles.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, secret agents, martial arts, one man army, race against time, chase, undercover, nuclear bomb, special agents, danger, espionage, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, utah, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, exciting, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: violence, vendetta, husband wife relationship, political prisoner, tragic hero, conspiracy, chase, betrayal, prisoner, attempted murder, female assassin, little girl ...
Time: 2000s
Place: korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The November Man (2014)
Genre: Action, 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, twists and turns, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, secret agents, espionage, undercover, save the day, danger, heroes, conspiracy, spy, law enforcement, dishonesty, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: switzerland, montenegro, usa, chechnya, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: tense, captivating, brutal, disturbing, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mixed martial arts, jungle, jungle warfare, kickboxer, tough guy, retired, human prey, murder, revenge, rivalry, anger, soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: las vegas, burma, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.6
 209K
Jason Bourne (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Spain
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, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: cia agent, chase, black ops, rogue agent, cia, espionage, tough guy, spy, amnesia, gunfight, rescue, haunted by the past ...
Time: year 2016, 90s, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s ...
Place: las vegas, greece, london, iceland, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Coldest City (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Sweden, Hungary
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, harsh, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: female assassin, female spy, double agent, female agent, woman fights a man, undercover agent, female warrior, spy, lesbian, femme fatale, cold war, undercover ...
Time: year 1989, 80s, year 1987, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, east berlin, germany, east berlin east germany, eastern europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Numbers Station (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Belgium, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the moral values of a longtime wetwork black ops agent is tested during his last operation, he receives an unfavorable psych evaluation. Now he is given a break and a seemingly uncomplicated assignment of simply protecting the security of a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, undercover, survival, woman in danger, danger, assassination, twists & turns, vengeance, adaptation, betrayal, plot twist, happy ending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, usa, nevada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.5
 7K
Into the Sun (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After the assassination of Tokyo's Governor by Yakuza members, the CIA bureau chief (William Atherton) for Tokyo puts out a call to an agent (Steven Seagal) that had been raised in Japan and trained by ex-Yakuza. Using his former ties, he ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, gangsters, fbi, one man army, vengeance, crimes, master criminal, undercover, law enforcement, race against time, danger, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Detonator II: Night Watch (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Croatia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: UN agents Mike Graham and Sabrina Carver are sent by their director Nick Caldwell to investigate the theft of Rembrandt's painting, "The Night Watch". The trail takes them from Amsterdam to Hong Kong and involves them in not only art ...
Style: serious, suspense, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: art theft, forgery, investigation, undercover, espionage, danger, adventure, escapades, crimes, partners, heist, painting ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, amsterdam, asia, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
24 Hours to Live (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, China, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An assassin seeks redemption after being given a second chance at life.
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, enigmatic, exciting ...
Plot: stylized violence, redemption, gunfight, reincarnation, rescue, haunted by the past, near death experience, murder, tragic hero, conspiracy, mercilessness, shooting ...
Time: 2010s
Place: south africa, cape town south africa, hong kong, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%