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, swat team, hitman, starting over, frame up, rivalry, secret agents, assassination attempt, danger, dishonesty, deadly, assassination, undercover, government agency, fbi agent, surveillance, foot chase, chases and races, strong female presence, sniper, jungle, car, island, motorcycle ...
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 serious, realistic, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about deadly, danger, rivalry, crimes, hitman, undercover and chases and races mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Contract Killers: Outside the Law (2002), Assassins' Code (2011), The Numbers Station (2013), Haywire (2011), Sharpshooter (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, secret agents, danger, working undercover, undercover, vengeance, crimes, heroes, starting over, government agency, hitman, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, florida, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, crimes, hitman, working undercover, danger, dishonesty, rivalry, undercover, vengeance, haunted by the past, deadly, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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, nevada, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 5.8
 82K
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: serious, rough, twists and turns, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, one woman army, fist fighting, spies, betrayal, manhunt, chases and races, danger, rivalry, hitman, dishonesty, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., barcelona, usa, europe, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 4.5
 931
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: suspense, tense, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, assassin, betrayal, cia, conspiracy, on the run, save the day, danger, manhunt, special agents, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.4
 233
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, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, hitman, vengeance, crimes, crime, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty, danger, nudity (full frontal - brief), infidelity, hotel ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, political corruption, on the run, assassination, betrayal, intrigue, assassination attempt, crimes, witnessing a crime, conspiracy, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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: exciting, realistic, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: political conspiracy, hitman, false accusation, espionage, intrigue, betrayal, law enforcement, crimes, track down, assassination, danger, frame up ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassin, parents and children, special agents, state affairs, chases and races, manhunt, aging, undercover, mind game, golden years, assassination attempt ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, terrorism, assassination, danger, state affairs, political corruption, political conspiracy, race against time, military, political intrigue, government agency, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, middle east, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.1
 29K
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, teens, girls' night
Plot: cia, on the run, assassination, agent as target, life turned upside down, family in danger, secret agents, government agency, dishonesty, chases and races, parents and children, forced into action ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, usa, brussels belgium, brussels, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.6
 680
Jane Doe (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A woman's son is snatched and she must follow his kidnappers’ instructions to get him back. But when she’s framed for murder by a government department, she must take them on at their own game to ensure her son's survival.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, on the run, murder, woman in danger, disorder, mistaken identity, danger, protagonist as suspect, secret agents, righting the wronged, race against time, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.2
 471
Last Run (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Frank Banner used to specialize in helping Soviet spies defect safely to the West. Banner's wife was shot to death aiding such an escape. Now, with the Cold War over, Banner is called upon to safely escort an ex-K.G.B. man who is wanted dead by ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, undercover, tough heroes, manhunt, on the run, working undercover, deadly, law enforcement, danger, vengeance, secret agents, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hungary, europe, austria, ukraine
⇓ 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: chase, secret agents, martial arts, heroes, adventure, on the run, race against time, political conspiracy, government agency, deadly, rivalry, undercover ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, germany, poland, warsaw poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Witness to a Kill (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Queen's Messenger is called to convey vital dispatches to a highly secretive conference called to combat the activities of modern poachers who threaten the economies of many African states.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, murder, bodyguard, heroic mission, one man army, daring rescue, hotshot hero, undercover, danger, political conspiracy, dishonesty, government agency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Covert Operation (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A bounty hunter trapped in Asia, is promised his freedom in return for a rescue mission. On his search for the missing British secret service agent, he travels between the border of China and North Korea, where the mission takes a turn for the worst.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: secret agents, soldier, rivalry, undercover, danger, crimes, rescue attempt, escapades, behind enemy lines, plan, military base, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.9
 606
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: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, redemption, espionage, undercover, church, rivalry, danger, crime, hopes, crimes, going straight, state affairs ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: italy, canada, chicago illinois, pentagon, toronto ontario canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Soul Assassin (2001)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Action
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Kevin Burke a young executive for a multinational investment bank, is a rising star in the Rotterdam office. Rewarded for his perceptive eye and mastery of foreign languages, Kevin receives the promotion he has been working for - a coveted spot on ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, undercover, uncover truth, manhunt, dishonesty, workplace intrigue, danger, crimes, vengeance, rivalry, deadly, betrayal ...
Time: future
Place: netherlands, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 4.8
 449
The Liquidator (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Kazakhstan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A highly skilled bodyguard avenging his brother's untimely death uncovers a ring of corruption extending to the highest levels of society and government (IMDb.com).
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, vigilantism, secret movement, one man army, danger, deadly, vengeance, murder, corruption, bodyguard, government ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kazakhstan
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 2.9
 513
Royal Kill (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A fearsome warrior from the Kingdom of Samarza arrives in America to assassinate a high school girl. The girl does not know it, but she is the last living heir to the Kingdom. A noble guard arrives in America to protect the young princess.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, hitman, assassination, danger, heir, bodyguard, assassination attempt, crimes, save the princess, deadly, mission, female assassin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.1
 797
Scar City (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young cop gets thrown in with a special police squad who are acting as assassins against hoods and who don't care who gets in the way.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, law enforcement, partners, tough law enforcer, police investigation, undercover, dishonesty, crimes, police, kiss, love interest, police officer ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.2
 536
Blood Money (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Zheng Zhou is the most feared warrior from the Shaolin Dynasty in China. His fighting and weapons skills are legendary. But when his parents are killed and sister kidnapped, he turns to a life of drugs and crime that will almost kill him. With the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, danger, deadly, rivalry, martial arts, violence, smuggling, drug cartel, one man army, chases and races, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, mad scientist, hostage, suicide, hitman, terrorism, danger, political conspiracy, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, government agency ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Movie in collections
 4.3
 4K
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: suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, on the run, murder, betrayal, assassination, dishonesty, government agency, law enforcement, deadly, political conspiracy, political corruption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.4
 122K
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, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, secret agents, rescue, secret service, spy, mentor, hostage, violence, ex military, explosion, desert, revenge ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: london, middle east, england, europe, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.9
 100K
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, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, spy, cia, assassination, boat chase, danger, rivalry, revenge, family in danger, government agency, master criminal, secret agents ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, ireland, london, washington d.c., north africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Flight of Fury (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: John, is sent in to recover a stolen Stealth Bomber. His trusty sidekick Rojar and John's ever faithful Jessica, fight the rebel forces of Banansistan, led by the vivacious Ellianna.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, bomber, pilot, betrayal, chases and races, espionage, terrorism, soldier, crimes, secret agents, adventure, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.3
 690
The Butcher (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A mob enforcer is set up to take the fall for a multi-million dollar heist involving a rival gang boss. Merle (Eric Roberts) is a gambler stuck on a twenty-year losing streak, but his luck is about to change. Surviving a trap that was intended to ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, drug abuse, gang, gangsters, couple relations, disorder, infidelity, deadly, hitman, frame up, crime gone awry, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
 799
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: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: hitman, vengeance, crimes, danger, drug dealing, espionage, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry, assassination, criminal, secret ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.6
 6K
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, false accusation, death row, assassination, top secret, crimes, betrayal, investigation, political conspiracy ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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