Movies like Killing Salazar

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Killing Salazar
Original name: Cartels
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, 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 explosive assault on the hotel.
Style: ambiguous ending, surprise ending, suspense
Plot: drug lord, ambush, luxury hotel, jackhammer, thrown from height, black ops, drug cartel, shooting range, commando raid, afghanistan veteran, body count, beard, presumed dead, boiler room, military base, female agent, female assassin, rogue agent, man kills a woman, assassination attempt, femme fatale, target practice, knife throwing, blood on camera lens, mexican standoff ...
Place: eastern europe, ukraine, romania
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John Wick: Chapter Two
Action, Crime, Thriller
USA, Hong Kong
122 min.
 7.5
The Equalizer 2
Action, Crime, Thriller
USA
121 min.
 7.0
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful and serious films with plots about shot in the chest, fight, brawl, knife, shot in the head, violence and fistfight mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Killing Salazar: Mercenary: Absolution (2015), A Good Man (2014), Maximum Conviction (2012), Code of Honor (2016), S.W.A.T.: Under Siege (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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A Good Man
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, eastern europe
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    User:   75%
 
Maximum Conviction
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, tough heroes, confined, prison, danger, heroes, chase, master warrior, rescue, on the run, chases and races, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   59%
 
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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, ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   68%
 
S.W.A.T.: Under Siege
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 ...
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Country: Thailand, USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: surprise ending, suspense
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, surprise ending
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    User:   59%
 
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The Equalizer 2
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   57%
 
 4.9
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Countdown
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, surprise ending
Plot: wrestling, police, countdown, thrown from height, danger, anti hero, metal detector, jumping from height, pistol whip, translator, home invasion, shotgun ...
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   42%
 
 6.1
 11K
Mile 22
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Country: 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: surprise ending, tragic ending
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   55%
 
Urban Justice
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Seagal plays a man with a dark and violent past, who seeks revenge for the murder of his son.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, martial arts, small town, gangsters, urban, chase, crime, investigation, track down, murder, vengeance, revenge ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   56%
 
Out for a Kill
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unsuspecting university professor is an unwitting accomplice in a foiled Chinese cocaine deal. Wrongly imprisoned, he escapes to take his revenge and prove his innocence.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal's revenge, vengeance, crime, frame up, prison, murder, crimes, deadly, good versus evil, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   38%
 
 6.1
 13K
6 Bullets
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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Story: An ex-mercenary known for finding missing children is hired by a mixed martial arts fighter whose daughter has been kidnapped.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   42%
 
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Story: Undercover Las Vegas police officer Vincent Downs is caught in a high stakes web of corrupt cops and the mob-controlled casino underground. When a heist goes wrong, a crew of homicidal gangsters kidnaps Downs’ teenage son. In one sleepless night ...
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Time: 2010s
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System:   41%
    User:   46%
 
 5.7
 7K
Skin Trade
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Thailand, Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After his family is killed by a Serbian gangster with international interests. NYC detective Nick goes to S.E. Asia and teams up with a Thai detective to get revenge and destroy the syndicates human trafficking network.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, drugs/alcohol, tough law enforcer, strong sexual content, vengeance, crime, tough heroes, sex slavery, crimes, heroes, human trafficking, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, thailand, usa, bangkok thailand, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   37%
 
 4.5
 220
Maximum Force
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, crimes, crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, prostitute, chase, gangsters, renegade, against the odds, police corruption, undercover ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   33%
 
The Coldest City
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Sweden, USA
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, exciting, harsh, sexy ...
Plot: spy, undercover agent, double agent, cold war, shooting, sexy woman, blonde, brutality, man fights a woman, bisexual woman, vodka, undercover ...
Time: year 1987, year 1989
Place: east berlin east germany, germany, europe, berlin germany, east berlin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   38%
 
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American Assassin
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 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: suspense, surprise ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: revenge, terrorist, beach, terrorism, cia, counter terrorism, iranian, knife fight, one man army, fight, mentor, shot in the leg ...
Time: 2010s
Place: warsaw poland, romania, istanbul turkey, rome italy, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   42%
 
One in the Chamber
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A seasoned assassin plays both sides in a Russian gang war and becomes the target of an unknown enemy.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, drugs/alcohol, danger, deadly, rivalry, criminal heroes, violence spree, chases and races, crimes, bullet, strip club, one man army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, prague, eastern europe, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   34%
 
John Wick: Chapter Two
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 122 min.
Story: John Wick is forced out of retirement by a former associate looking to seize control of a shadowy international assassins’ guild. Bound by a blood oath to aid him, Wick travels to Rome and does battle against some of the world’s most dangerous ...
Style: suspense, bloody, intense, stylized, brutal ...
Plot: hitman, violence, assassin, gunfight, assassination, organized crime, blood, car chase, revenge, dark hero, chase, brutality ...
Time: 2010s
Place: italy, rome italy, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   34%
 
Pistol Whipped
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Steven Seagal stars in this gritty, no-holds barred action film as an elite ex-cop with a gambling problem and a mountain of debt. When a mysterious man offers to clear his debts in exchange for the assassination of the city's most notorious ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: introspection, down on your luck, gambling, crimes, danger, deadly, debt, old man, money, murder, hitman, downfall ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   44%
 
Assassination Games
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Brazil is a contract killer, willing to take any job if the price is right. Flint left the assassin game when a ruthless drug dealer’s brutal attack left his wife in a coma. When a contract is put out on the same coldblooded drug dealer, both ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, unlikely partners, vengeance, hitman, tough heroes, crimes, pistol, kickboxing, knife fight, silencer, fight, karate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: eastern europe, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   31%
 
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I Am Wrath
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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: surprise ending
Plot: murder, revenge, violence, corrupt politician, police corruption, gun action, social decay, black leather jacket, national guard, shot in the face, billiards, postcard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   31%
 
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The Package
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A courier for a local crime lord must deliver a mysterious package while being chased by a horde of unusual gangsters.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, tough heroes, chases and races, danger, escapades, heroes, crime lord, crimes, shot through a wall, sociopath, face mask, one last job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   43%
 
Precious Cargo
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a botched heist, Eddie a murderous crime boss, hunts down the seductive thief Karen who failed him. In order to win back Eddie’s trust, Karen recruits her ex-lover and premier thief Jack to steal a cargo of rare precious gems. But when the ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: crime boss, heist, spiral staircase, boat chase, impersonating a police officer, armored truck, thrown from a car, caught having sex, mexican standoff, heist gone wrong, one last job, golf ...
Place: mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   29%
 
 5.5
 12K
Momentum
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: surprise ending
Plot: martial arts, assassin, girl in panties, hand to hand combat, female protagonist, panties, explosion, shot in the head, taxi, shotgun, survival, booby trap ...
Place: cape town south africa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   32%
 
 6.7
 168K
Fast 8
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: car chase, chase, betrayal, cars, racing, rescue mission, mysterious woman, technology, fight scenes, family, revenge, submarine ...
Time: 2010s
Place: tokyo, new york, manhattan new york city, havana cuba, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   39%
 

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A Dangerous Man
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After serving 6 years for a crime he didn't commit, Shane Daniels is released from jail with an apology from the State of Arizona. Within hours of his freedom, he unluckily bears witness to a cop killing by Chinese mafia who have a kidnapped ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, one man army, tough heroes, crimes, danger, heroes, gangsters, track down, chases and races, confined, rivalry, law enforcer killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
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System:   34%
    User:   31%
 
 6.5
 10K
Crying Freeman
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Japan, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A lethal assassin for a secret Chinese organisation, who sheds tears of regret each time he kills, is seen swiftly and mercilessly executing three Yakuza gangsters by a beautiful artist. She is captivated by the grace of his kill and later falls in ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, assassination, hitman, artist, police investigation, assassin, violence, sword fight, crime, superhero, brutality, gunfight ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, china, canada, hong kong, shanghai china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   34%
 
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