Movies like Contract Killers 2008

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Contract Killers (2008)
 4.5
 1K
Contract Killers (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A CIA assassin attempts to break out of the contract killing business to try to lead a normal life. But when "the system" tracks her down and frames her for the death of her husband, she embarks on a path of revenge that leads her back into the life she tried to hard to abandon.
Style: twists and turns, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, manhunt, hitman, starting over, frame up, rivalry, secret agents, assassination attempt, danger, dishonesty, deadly, undercover, assassination, government agency, fbi agent, surveillance, swat team, foot chase, chases and races, sniper, jungle, car, island, motorcycle, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: langley virginia, west indies

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about hitman, danger, deadly, rivalry, crimes, murder and dishonesty mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Contract Killers: The Numbers Station (2013), Facade (1999), Fatal Justice (1994), The Way of War (2009), Shadow Conspiracy (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, danger, woman in danger, assassination, twists & turns, vengeance, adaptation, betrayal, plot twist, happy ending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, usa, nevada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.3
 228
Facade (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It should have been a simple murder. But a botched job, an old flame, and too many loose ends can spell just one thing for businessman Colin Wentworth: chaos!
Style: rough, serious, dark humor, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, hitman, vengeance, crime, rivalry, danger, deadly, dishonesty, hotel, sexual relations, crimes, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Fatal Justice (1994)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Somewhere near the Texas-Louisiana border, the CIA maintains a force of domestic assassins. So secret is their work that their retirement program is a bullet in the head. Up-and-coming hitwoman, Diana, gets the order to dispatch Mars, a legendary ...
Style: rough, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassin, government agency, deadly, ego clash, dishonesty, mind game, aging, rivalry, danger, parents and children, special agents ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
The Way of War (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paramilitary operative David Wolfe stumbles upon an international conspiracy connecting presidential cabinet members to a Middle Eastern terrorist plot. Wanting to expose the truth, Wolfe defies orders and returns to the US as an army of one ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, terrorism, assassination, political conspiracy, political corruption, danger, state affairs, race against time, dishonesty, government agency, military, political intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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Shadow Conspiracy (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bobby Bishop (Sheen) is a special assistant to the President of the United States. Accidentally, he meets his friend professor Pochenko on the street. Pochenko has time to tell Bishop about some conspiracy in the White House but then immediately ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, on the run, political corruption, assassination, betrayal, witnessing a crime, crimes, intrigue, assassination attempt, state affairs, legal investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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: chase, assassin, martial arts, adventure, heroes, race against time, on the run, undercover, political conspiracy, government agency, deadly, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, poland, germany, warsaw poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.1
 28K
Erased (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Belgium, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A former agent of the CIA and his estranged daughter go on the run after his employers target them for assassination.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, assassin, on the run, assassination, life turned upside down, agent as target, family in danger, secret agents, chases and races, parents and children, government agency, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, usa, brussels belgium, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.3
 3K
Art of War 2 (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Agent Neil Shaw is called out of retirement and finds himself in the midst of a plot to assassinate several leading Senators with himself set-up to take the rap for a recent killing
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, assassination, betrayal, murder, on the run, political corruption, political conspiracy, deadly, government agency, chases and races, adventure, computers and web ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 5.8
 79K
Haywire (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mallory Kane is a highly trained operative who works for a government security contractor in the dirtiest, most dangerous corners of the world. After successfully freeing a Chinese journalist held hostage, she is double crossed and left for dead by ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, betrayal, fist fighting, manhunt, chases and races, rivalry, danger, dishonesty, rescue, secret agent, one woman army, hitman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., barcelona, usa, ireland, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Perfect Assassins (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When deadly terrorists strike, an FBI man, who is an expert on terrorist mentality, hunts their twisted "creator," who may be connected with a disgraced professor from his past.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, mad scientist, suicide, manhunt, undercover, chase, rivalry, dishonesty, government agency, political conspiracy, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.9
 587
Sanctuary (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Luke Kovak is part of a covert group within the CIA that works on illegal black ops involving blackmail and assassinations. When his boss orders the murder of one of the team, Luke realizes how expendable they all are and gets out (taking proof of ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: church, undercover, redemption, espionage, assassination, hopes, chases and races, state affairs, heroes, special agents, crimes, going straight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, pentagon, italy, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.9
 95K
Patriot Games (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When CIA Analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets Jack and his family as revenge.
Style: intense, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, spy, cia, assassination, assassin, boat chase, danger, rivalry, revenge, state affairs, secret agents, government agency ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, ireland, scotland yard, maryland, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Black Moon Rising (1986)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An FBI free-lancer stashes a stolen Las Vegas-crime tape in a high-tech car stolen by someone else.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, car chase, heist, investigation, fbi, murder, violence, revenge, crime, on the run, chases and races, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Kill Me Three Times (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While on a seemingly routine job, a jaded hit man discovers that he's not the only one with his target in the crosshairs.
Style: dark humor, humorous, realistic, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, hitman, vengeance, cons and scams, crimes, woman in danger, disorder, assassin, small town, dishonesty, deadly, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.5
 898
Sharpshooter (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An assassin working for the CIA decides to take one final job before quitting only to find out that he is the target of his CIA boss.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, betrayal, assassin, assassination, cia, escapades, heroes, chases and races, golden years, heroic mission, crimes, save the day ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.6
 5K
Most Wanted (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sgt. James Dunn, who is wrongly accused of assassination of the officer he had a row with, is saved from death row and recruited for top-secret special operations squad led by Lt. Col Grant Casey. Their mission is to neutralize criminals who had ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, on the run, chase, manhunt, assassination, death row, false accusation, top secret, betrayal, investigation, crimes, state affairs ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Desert Saints (2002)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Kiefer Sutherland is a hard-edged hit man. Known as the world's best professional killer, Sutherland is living a life of detached solitude when he is given an assignment that pairs him up with a sultry hitchhiker (Melora Walters). Before long, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, manhunt, undercover, fbi, kidnapping, crimes, investigation, danger, deadly, rivalry, on the run, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Sniper: Legacy (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A rogue gunman is assassinating high-ranking military officers one by one. When Gunnery Sgt. Brandon Beckett is informed his father, legendary shooter Thomas Beckett has been killed, Brandon springs into action to take out the perpetrator. But when ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, chase, hitman, tough heroes, vengeance, leadership, track down, deadly, crimes, rivalry, danger, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: syria, greece, berlin germany, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 6.7
 16K
F/X (1986)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A movies special effects man is hired by a government agency to help stage the assassination of a well known gangster. When the agency double cross him, he uses his special effects to trap the gangster and the corrupt agents.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, assassin, corruption, murder, manhunt, car chase, deception, disguise, witness protection, assassination, gangsters, mission of murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Deadly Impact (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Deadly Impact follows hard-nosed cop Thomas Armstrong (Flanery) whose life was shattered when he became the helpless target of a mastermind murderer. Returning home after a much-needed break, Armstrong joins the FBI to seek revenge and help track ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police detective, undercover, psychopath, vengeance, danger, deadly, law enforcement, track down, crimes, hitman, tough heroes, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France, Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bourne is brought out of hiding once again by reporter Simon Ross who is trying to unveil Operation Blackbriar, an upgrade to Project Treadstone, in a series of newspaper columns. Information from the reporter stirs a new set of memories, and Bourne ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, spy, fighting the system, manhunt, chases and races, secret agents, corruption, danger, conspiracy, uncover truth, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: langley virginia, europe, new york, moscow russia, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.5
 119K
Killer Elite (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Based on a shocking true story, Killer Elite pits two of the world’s most elite operatives—Danny, an ex-special ops agent and Hunter, his longtime mentor—against the cunning leader of a secret military society. Covering the globe from ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, rescue, secret service, spy, mentor, hostage, violence, ex military, desert, revenge, secret society, assassination ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: middle east, london, england, europe, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.5
 738
The Hit List (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A hit man's boss refers him to a client, a dangerous woman who mixes business with pleasure.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: hitman, drug dealing, danger, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, vengeance, rivalry, espionage, assassination, secret, criminal ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Outside the Law (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Secret agent Julie Cosgrove is walking into her most dangerous mission yet.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, secret agents, crimes, undercover, assassination attempt, murder, hitman, heroes, working undercover, vengeance, rivalry, starting over ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colombia, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Assassins' Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A corporate assassination forces opportunistic double agents from three nations to fight to retrieve a high-tech computer disk containing schematics for a deadly weapon.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, danger, rivalry, hitman, working undercover, deadly, haunted by the past, vengeance, undercover, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Detonator (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sonni Griffith, a top US Secret Agent must protect a witness as he crosses Europe.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, chases and races, save the day, gangsters, chase, rivalry, car chase, espionage, terrorism, gang, government agency, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 5K
Shining Moon (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Mike Locken is one of the principle members of a group of freelance spies. A significant portion of their work is for the C.I.A. and while on a case for them one of his friends turns on him and shoots him in the elbow and knee. His assignment, to ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, hitman, cia, chase, vengeance, danger, government agency, deadly, state affairs, secret agents, manhunt, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.4
 11K
The Hit List (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A disgruntled man creates a hit list with a stranger during a drunken night out and must then race to try to save those he marked for extermination as the bodies begin to pile up and all fingers point to him.
Style: psychological, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, race against time, police investigation, track down, crimes, on the run, fish out of water, psychopath, hitman, danger, family in danger, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.9
 5K
The Suspect (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Dong-chul was the best special field agent in North Korea, but he’s abandoned by his government during a mission. While on the run, he looks for his wife and child, who were sold as slaves to China, only to discover their corpses. He soon finds ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: state affairs, chases and races, crimes, hitman, assassination, espionage, undercover, intrigue, danger, track down, heroes, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.6
 434
Hit List (1989)
Genre: Thriller, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A family man (Jan-Michael Vincent) and a mob witness (Leo Rossi) hunt a mob hit man (Lance Henriksen) who has mistakenly kidnapped the family man's son.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, hitman, organized crime, mafia, crimes, missing person, investigation, disorder, rescue, vengeance, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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