Movies like The Foreigner

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The Foreigner (2017)
 7.0
 103K
The Foreigner (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA, India
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Quan is a humble London businessman whose long-buried past erupts in a revenge-fueled vendetta when the only person left for him to love – his teenage daughter – dies in a senseless act of politically-motivated terrorism. His relentless search to find the terrorists leads to a cat-and-mouse conflict with a British government official whose own past may hold the clues to the identities of the elusive killers.
Style: suspense, exciting, harsh, surprise ending
Plot: revenge, one against many, tough guy, united kingdom, hand to hand combat, obsession, bomb, terrorism, justice, death of daughter, terrorist, investigation, politics, betrayal, irish republican army, redemption, mercilessness, dark past, fistfight, warning, violence, death, ira, chinatown, stalker ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ireland, new york, england, america, london, usa, britain ...

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Most similar movies to The Foreigner

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, suspense, exciting and tense films with plots about brutality, death, violence, murder, shot to death, pistol and rescue mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Foreigner: The Equalizer 2 (2018), Hard Target 2 (2016), Mile 22 (2018), Rambo 5: Last Blood (2019), Jason Bourne (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 135K
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: suspense, surprise ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: cia, revenge, vigilantism, violence, murder, rape, kidnapping, martial arts, hostage, loner, unlikely hero, ex military ...
Time: 2010s
Place: brussels belgium, istanbul turkey, turkey, washington d.c., boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
60%
Rambo 5: Last Blood (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong, France, Bulgaria, Spain, Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When his housekeeper’s daughter is kidnapped, Rambo crosses the U.S.-Mexican border to bring her home but finds himself up against the full might of one of Mexico’s most ruthless cartels.
Style: serious, emotional, tense, captivating, surprise ending ...
Plot: lone hero, vengeance, post traumatic stress disorder, human trafficking, final battle, death, violence, one man army, vigilante, justice, rescue, blood ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: mexico, arizona, sonora, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: John Wick is on the run for two reasons… he’s being hunted for a global $14 million dollar open contract on his life, and for breaking a central rule: taking a life on Continental Hotel grounds. The victim was a member of the High Table who ...
Style: tense, exciting, brutal, suspense, harsh ...
Plot: one man army, gunfight, criminal's revenge, vengeance, murder, tough guy, shooting, danger, assassin, crimes, martial arts, violence ...
Time: 2010s
Place: morocco, grand central station manhattan new york city, north africa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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 ⇓
25%
 5.7
 10K
Final Score (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, 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: tense, exciting, captivating, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: one against many, terrorism, unlikely hero, survival, haunted by the past, russian, disguise, foot chase, race against time, rescue attempt, dark past, murder ...
Time: year 1999, 1990s, 2010s, 90s
Place: tower bridge london, russia, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 160K
Extraction (2020)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Tyler Rake, a fearless mercenary who offers his services on the black market, embarks on a dangerous mission when he is hired to rescue the kidnapped son of a Mumbai crime lord…
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, ambiguous ending, surprise ending ...
Plot: rescue mission, mercenary, swat team, one man army, organized crime, human trafficking, ex special forces, kidnapping, sniper, child abduction, death threat, crime boss ...
Time: 2020s
Place: india, bangladesh, mumbai india, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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New Police Story (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Sent into a drunken tailspin when his entire unit is killed by a gang of thrill-seeking punks, disgraced Hong Kong police inspector Wing (Jackie Chan) needs help from his new rookie partner, with a troubled past of his own, to climb out of the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hostage, gang, redemption, partner, crimes, hostages, revenge, rivalry, haunted by the past, birthday, dark past ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, tokyo, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 60K
Criminal (2016)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Bulgaria
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, exciting, disturbing, intense, rough ...
Plot: memory, violence, brutality, prisoner, manhunt, terrorism, undercover, mission, convict, cia, espionage, surveillance ...
Time: 2010s
Place: london, west virginia, delaware, big ben london, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
London Has Fallen (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In London for the Prime Minister's funeral, Mike Banning discovers a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, psychotronic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, secret service, terrorist attack, terrorist, assassination, secret agents, save the day, danger, head of state, graphic violence, conspiracy, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, pakistan, nevada, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 ⇓
21%
Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Bulgaria, Germany
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, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, killer, criminal's revenge, chase, lone wolves, crimes, murder, assassin, assassination, danger, vengeance, hand to hand combat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, sydney australia, rio de janeiro, thailand, ukraine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 57K
Peppermint (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A grieving mother transforms herself into a vigilante following the murders of her husband and daughter, eluding the authorities to deliver her own personal brand of justice.
Style: exciting, brutal, rough, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: vigilante, female martial artist, corruption, police corruption, murder, drug cartel, fighting the system, justice, loss of child, female protagonist, one woman army, revenge ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s, year 2017
Place: united states, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 10K
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 ⇓
100%
 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%
Angel Has Fallen (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Secret Service Agent Mike Banning is framed for the attempted assassination of the President and must evade his own agency and the FBI as he tries to uncover the real threat.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: secret service, terrorist, lone hero, fbi, agent, president, assassination plot, manhunt, white house, attempted murder, false accusation, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, north carolina, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 ⇓
50%
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 4.7
 2K
Countdown (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A madman captures a young boy and rigs him with explosives. Ray Fitzpatrick, still haunted by the loss of his own son, will defy orders to stop the clock and save a life
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, rough ...
Plot: race against time, police, countdown, child in peril, danger, hostage, kidnapping, mercilessness, rescue, brutality, little boy, violence ...
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: humorous, entertaining, intense, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: tough guy, spy, secret agents, extreme sports, revenge, lone hero, back from the dead, fight, mission, car chase, chase, weapons ...
Time: 2010s
Place: dominican republic, moscow russia, brazil, london, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
100%
 5.4
 14K
I Am Wrath (2016)
Genre: Action, 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: tense, exciting, suspense, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: revenge, violence, murder, police corruption, danger, brutality, dark hero, sociopath, street shootout, paranoia, hairdresser, corrupt politician ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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 ⇓
30%
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Vanguard (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Covert security company Vanguard is the last hope of survival for an accountant after he is targeted by the world's deadliest mercenary organization.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, humorous, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, danger, heroes, hand to hand combat, fight, murder, fistfight, mercenary, mercilessness, criminal, contests and competitions, hostage ...
Time: 2020s
Place: london, tower bridge london, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Jack Reacher must uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy in order to clear his name. On the run as a fugitive from the law, Reacher uncovers a potential secret from his past that could change his life forever.
Style: intense, exciting, suspense, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug smuggling, false accusations, conspiracy, chase, corruption, assassination, military, vigilante, prison escape, hitman, brutality, fight ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new orleans, afghanistan, washington d.c., alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 103K
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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, spy, cia, assassination, boat chase, danger, rivalry, revenge, hitman, master criminal, family in danger, secret agents ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, ireland, london, north africa, new england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Bulgaria, Netherlands, Canada, UK, France
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, captivating, humorous, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: bodyguard, hitman, assassin, killer, two man army, car chase, on the run, chase, one against many, criminal, opposites attract, courage ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, manchester, amsterdam, manchester england, geneva switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, touching, captivating, suspense
Plot: aikido, violence, martial arts, terrorist plot, conspiracy, secret agents, hitman, cia agent, paranoia, fbi agent, woman fights a man, secret agent ...
Time: 2010s
Place: istanbul turkey, mexico, el paso texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 ⇓
28%
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 ⇓
27%