Movies like The Saint 2017

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The Saint (2017)
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The Saint (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: International master thief, Simon Templar, also known as The Saint, is asked by a desperate rich man to find his kidnapped daughter. However, in addition to evading the authorities, Simon must face a dangerous adversary from his past.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, disturbing, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, danger, hostage, damsel in distress, thief, spy, kidnapping, robbery, car chase, haunted by the past, attempted murder, undercover, conspiracy, father daughter relationship, heist, hitman, deception, fear, murder, martial arts, espionage, computer cracker, terrorist, money, motorcycle ...
Time: 2010s
Place: iraq, moscow russia, washington d.c., paris france, san diego california, big ben london, tower bridge london

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Most similar movies to The Saint

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, exciting, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about violence, pistol, held at gunpoint, betrayal, death, rescue and murder mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Saint: Extraction (2015), The Transporter Refueled (2015), Momentum (2015), The Hurricane Heist (2018), Fast 8 (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Extraction (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, 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: exciting, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: rescue, death of wife, father son relationship, brutality, deception, murder, machismo, death, escape, violence, revenge, spy ...
Time: year 2004, year 2005, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, czech republic, prague czech republic, prague, langley virginia
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95%
The Transporter Refueled (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, China, Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The fast-paced action movie is again set in the criminal underworld in France, where Frank Martin is known as The Transporter, because he is the best driver and mercenary money can buy. In this installment, he meets Anna and they attempt to take ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: one man army, car, rivalry, tough heroes, heroes, danger, chases and races, crimes, transporter, car chase, kidnapping, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1995, year 2010, 1990s ...
Place: french riviera, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 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 ⇓
67%
The Hurricane Heist (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Thieves attempt a massive heist against the U.S. Treasury as a Category 5 hurricane approaches one of its Mint facilities.
Style: suspense, disturbing, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: hurricane, heist, conspiracy, money, betrayal, brother brother relationship, weather, special agents, hostages, police station, kidnapping, sheriff ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, year 1992, 2010s
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 176K
Fast 8 (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, USA, Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before.
Style: entertaining, exciting, surprise ending, tense, captivating ...
Plot: betrayal, chase, rescue mission, mysterious woman, car chase, technology, revenge, cars, racing, submarine, fight scenes, family ...
Time: 2010s
Place: havana cuba, cuba, russia, manhattan new york city, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 ⇓
62%
 3.7
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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: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airplane, undercover, orphan, danger, terrorism, hijacking, race against time, exploding car, spy, terrorist, missile, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 1987
Place: greece, europe, austria, washington d.c., utah ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.1
 45K
Mile 22 (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: China, 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: exciting, tense, suspense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: black ops, top secret, martial arts, political corruption, danger, secret agent, machismo, terrorist, bravery, rescue, investigation, gunfight ...
Time: 2010s
Place: southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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 ⇓
53%
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Quick (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A female assassin named "Quick" is hired to bring in a Mafia accountant, who is under police protection. Double crossed by the mafia, she takes her hostage to California to retrieve $3M that he took before running. The mafia and ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, betrayal, kidnapping, on the run, danger, hitman, accountant, female assassin, femme fatale, assassin, murder, corruption ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.0
 4K
Target (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Texan with a secret past (Gene Hackman) searches Europe with his son (Matt Dillon) after the KGB kidnaps his wife (Gayle Hunnicutt).
Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, missing person, kidnapping, chase, rescue, espionage, heroes, rivalry, intrigue, danger, secret agents, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, texas, usa, frankfurt germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Hitman: Agent 47 (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An assassin teams up with a woman to help her find her father and uncover the mysteries of her ancestry.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, surprise ending, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, one man army, assassin, danger, track down, deadly, crime, unlikely partners, chases and races, crimes, secret identity, execution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: singapore, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Supreme Sanction (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An elite assassin for a covert Government agency is marked for death after aborting an assignment to take out a journalist who could expose the corruption of the very institution that trained her as their weapon of choice.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, on the run, reporter, helicopter, assassin, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, chases and races, rivalry, danger, government agency, disobey ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona, costa rica
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Brothers Grimsby (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Wrongfully accused and on the run, a top MI6 assassin joins forces with his long-lost, football hooligan brother to save the world from a sinister plot.
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, absurd, tense ...
Plot: spy, culture clash, stupidity, espionage, danger, farce, parody, conspiracy, betrayal, deception, brothers, vulgarity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, santiago chile, northern england, uganda, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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 ⇓
48%
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, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, hitman, criminal's revenge, murder, mechanic, killer, shooting, revenge, gunfight, assassination, betrayal, blood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, sydney australia, rio de janeiro, bangkok thailand, ukraine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: escape, survival, assassin, tough guy, betrayal, teenage girl, planned murder, innocent person killed, one against many, corruption, murder, loss of father ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france, switzerland, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 ⇓
46%
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Spectre (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: A cryptic message from Bond’s past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.
Style: suspense, exciting, entertaining, sexy, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, british secret service, secret service, secret agent, 007, james bond, heroic mission, assassin, car chase, secret mission, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: austria, rome italy, north africa, big ben london, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate - an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: espionage, spy, conspiracy, mission, heroes, escapades, master villain, secret agents, chases and races, heroic mission, undercover, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vienna, europe, austria, langley virginia, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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 ⇓
44%
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 ⇓
44%
 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 ⇓
42%
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 3.2
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China Salesman (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: China
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Yan Jian, a young Chinese IT engineer who volunteers to go to North Africa and help the company he works for to win a competition. The winner can own the right to control the communication between south and north. French spy Michael works for the ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: salesman, shot in the face, tower, tribe, knocked out with a gun butt, strapped to a bomb, frenchwoman, corporate crime, telescope, businessman, eavesdropping, poetic justice ...
Time: 2010s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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 ⇓
42%
CIA Code Name: Alexa (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A CIA operative kills a terrorist during a prison break. When a group of terrorists attempts to recover a microchip implanted in the man's body, one of them is captured and convinced by the CIA to work for them as an informer.
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, femme fatale, martial arts, terrorism, espionage, kidnapping, terrorist, cia, microchip, danger, contests and competitions, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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 ⇓
41%
Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: New York detective John McClane is back and kicking bad-guy butt in the third installment of this action-packed series, which finds him teaming with civilian Zeus Carver to prevent the loss of innocent lives. McClane thought he'd seen it all, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, clever, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, bomb, gold, explosion, deception, heist, gunfight, violence, danger, racial slur, race against time, robbery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, quebec ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: China, Canada, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage comes out of self-imposed exile, thought to be long dead, and is set on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang and his team in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable ...
Style: surprise ending, entertaining, ridiculous, sexy, exciting
Plot: spy, airplane, secret agent, parachute, swimming pool, extreme sports, back from the dead, tattoo, car chase, chase, motorcycle, betrayal ...
Time: 2010s
Place: dominican republic, big ben london, brazil, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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 ⇓
39%