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, exciting and realistic films with plots about shot in the chest, knife, shot in the head, violence, fistfight, pistol and punched in the face 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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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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Code of Honor
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: ambiguous ending, surprise ending
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    User:   71%
 
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 ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense
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Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two American expatriates, Jack and Sam, unwittingly steal a drug lord's money when they rob a series of banks in Southeast Asia and become the target of the gang's vengeance.
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: drug lord, bank robber, vengeance, expatriate, mansion, kicked in the stomach, punched in the chest, body landing on a car, desert eagle, home invasion, island, kicked in the face ...
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, surprise ending
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    User:   60%
 
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The Equalizer 2
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: gunfight, exploding building, heavy rain, gang, cocaine, rapist, martial arts, mixed martial arts, disarming someone, drug dealer, one against many, near death experience ...
Time: 2010s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   53%
 
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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, race against time, bag of money, police captain, internal affairs, kicked in the face, shot through a window, police shootout, bodyguard ...
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   59%
 
Urban Justice
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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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   52%
 
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
Place: asia, china, paris france, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   37%
 
 6.1
 13K
6 Bullets
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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, urban, crime, daring rescue, kidnapping, missing child, danger, tough heroes, crimes, heroes, rescue mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   34%
 
 5.6
 23K
Sleepless
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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 ...
Style: remake of french film, surprise ending, suspense
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    User:   41%
 
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    User:   45%
 
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Skin Trade
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Country: Thailand, Canada, USA
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Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, thailand, usa, bangkok thailand, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   46%
 
 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   42%
 
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, harsh, exciting, 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:   45%
 
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, one man army, knife fight, fight, mentor, explosion ...
Time: 2010s
Place: warsaw poland, romania, istanbul turkey, rome italy, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   40%
 
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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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, drugs/alcohol, danger, deadly, rivalry, criminal heroes, violence spree, chases and races, crimes, bullet, brawl, hand to hand combat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, prague, eastern europe, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   33%
 
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, manhattan new york city, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   39%
 
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, old man, debt, money, murder, hitman, downfall ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   41%
 
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, unlikely partners, vengeance, hitman, tough heroes, crimes, pistol, kickboxing, karate, anti hero, fight, silencer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: eastern europe, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   32%
 
 5.3
 10K
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, violence, revenge, corrupt politician, police corruption, social decay, gun action, black leather jacket, killing spree, leather jacket, national guard, billiards ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   40%
 
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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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, tough heroes, chases and races, danger, escapades, heroes, crime lord, crimes, face mask, one last job, stylized violence, sociopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   31%
 
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, car truck chase, detonator, blender, speedboat, penthouse, thrown from a car, armored truck, shot in the face, overturning car, spiral staircase ...
Place: mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   41%
 
 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, one woman army, woman fights a man, anti heroine, woman with a gun, furnace, knocked out with a gun butt ...
Place: cape town south africa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   42%
 
 6.7
 167K
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, mysterious woman, rescue mission, technology, fight scenes, family, revenge, submarine ...
Time: 2010s
Place: tokyo, new york, manhattan new york city, havana cuba, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   33%
 
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   38%
 

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 6.5
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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 ...
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Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, china, canada, hong kong, shanghai china ...
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System:   34%
    User:   28%
 
 6.2
 20K
Unlocked
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Switzerland, UK, USA
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: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: cia, biohazard, female protagonist, telephone call, dog, gun, betrayal, falling from height, interrogation, terrorism, terrorist, virus ...
Time: 2010s, year 2012
Place: moscow russia, langley virginia, big ben london, tower bridge london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   39%
 
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