Movies like Killing Salazar

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Killing Salazar (2017)
 3.9
 1K
Killing Salazar (2017)
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

Most similar movies to Killing Salazar

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, suspense, realistic and serious films with plots about pistol, fight, violence, fistfight, punched in the face, brawl and death mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Killing Salazar: Mercenary: Absolution (2015), Contract to Kill (2016), A Good Man (2014), End of a Gun (2016), S.W.A.T.: Under Siege (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mercenary: Absolution (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Romania, USA, Ukraine
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a contract killer (Steven Seagal) encounters a girl on the run from a dangerous mob boss (Vinnie Jones) with powerful political ties, running a human trafficking operation, he is torn between protecting the girl, and remaining loyal to the ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: human trafficking, taekwondo, political corruption, corrupt politician, bmw, social decay, hit with a chair, honor, bruise, eavesdropping, death of sister, barefoot ...
Place: eastern europe, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Contract to Kill (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: Romania
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 ...
Plot: martial arts, aikido, violence, shot to death, beard, lebanese, gadgetry, drug cartel, drone, sabotage, female agent, private jet ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mexico, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 4.7
 3K
A Good Man (2014)
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: martial arts, one man army, gangsters, gory, crimes, rivalry, gang, save the day, danger, deadly, heroes, crime boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 3.9
 1K
End of a Gun (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A mall security guard -- and former federal agent -- crosses paths with a drug kingpin's enforcer after he saves a woman from danger.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: aikido, violence, blood, martial arts, security guard, death, lawyer, security camera, interview, money, flashback, chase ...
Time: 2010s
Place: houston texas, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
S.W.A.T.: Under Siege (2017)
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: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: deception, violence, disguise, stabbed in the chest, stabbed to death, murder, revenge, betrayal, car accident, throat slitting, held at gunpoint, shot to death ...
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: ambiguous ending, surprise ending
Plot: bare breasts, stripper, mysterious man, danger, coroner, attempted murder, motorcycle gang, anti hero, fbi agent, exploding building, media coverage, fbi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Asian Connection (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand, USA
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, temple, bank robbery, sunglasses, aerial shot, englishman abroad, security guard, border crossing, boat ...
Place: bangkok thailand, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Maximum Conviction (2012)
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, prison, chase, rescue, tough heroes, confined, danger, heroes, master warrior, on the run, chases and races, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 4.9
 1K
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: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: wrestling, race against time, police, countdown, russian, foot chase, pistol, punched in the face, anger, laboratory, bomb, paranoia ...
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.1
 33K
Mile 22 (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
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
Plot: black ops, martial arts, top secret, handheld camera, cia, car chase, political corruption, betrayal, street shootout, security camera, commando raid, shot through a wall ...
Time: 2010s
Place: southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: ambiguous ending, surprise ending, suspense
Plot: violence, hurricane, gang, martial arts, drug dealer, cia, hostage, kidnapping, massacre, revenge, murder, rape ...
Time: 2010s
Place: brussels belgium, washington d.c., turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Urban Justice (2007)
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, revenge, chase, investigation, murder, car chase, small town, gangsters, urban, crime, track down ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Perfect Weapon (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a not too distant future, a totalitarian state run by ‘The Director” (Seagal) controls all aspects of life. All enemies of the state are dealt in the harshest way. Most of them are executed by the secret government’s assassins. The best ...
Style: futuristic, surprise ending, suspense, sinister
Plot: martial arts, dictatorship, suit and tie, bald man, race against time, mission, assassination, hitman, bodyguard, city, army, sniper ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
John Wick: Chapter Two (2017)
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, surprise ending, bloody, intense, stylized ...
Plot: hitman, gun, party, handshake, warrior, jealousy, violence, assassin, gunfight, assassination, organized crime, revenge ...
Time: 2010s
Place: italy, manhattan new york city, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Chain of Command (1994)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Merrill Ross (Michael Dudikoff) is thought to be a C.I.A. agent gone bad and teaming with some other alphabet named agency to take over the oil rich country of Qumir, he finds he's in the middle of a very explosive situation. Not knowing ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: cigarette smoking, cigar smoking, security camera, elevator, telephone call, telephone, death, limousine, government agent, bar, chase, wine cellar ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.6
 24K
Sleepless (2017)
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
Plot: undercover cop, kidnapping, police corruption, robbery, organized crime, death, rescue, arrest, investigation, body landing on a car, punched in the chest, kicked in the stomach ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.4
 10K
I Am Wrath (2016)
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: violence, revenge, murder, corrupt politician, police corruption, billiards, postcard, shot in the face, national guard, leather jacket, righteous rage, burn victim ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Precious Cargo (2016)
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, overturning car, boat chase, impersonating a police officer, heist gone wrong, caught having sex, golf, one last job, blood on shirt, armored car, thrown from a car ...
Place: mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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American Assassin (2017)
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: surprise ending, suspense, ambiguous ending
Plot: revenge, terrorist, mentor, mole, terrorism, cia, beach, counter terrorism, iranian, knife fight, one man army, fight ...
Time: 2010s
Place: warsaw poland, istanbul turkey, romania, virginia, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.5
 12K
Momentum (2015)
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: assassin, martial arts, girl in panties, hand to hand combat, female protagonist, panties, shot in the leg, shot in the throat, shot in the foot, female warrior, child in peril, revelation ...
Place: cape town south africa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Out for a Kill (2003)
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, prison, frame up, murder, good versus evil, criminal's revenge, vengeance, crime, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, asia, paris france, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.7
 450
The Elite (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airplane, terrorist, missile, exploding car, spy, race against time, terrorism, hijacking, danger, undercover, orphan, government agency ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 1987
Place: europe, greece, utah, washington d.c., battleship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.0
 2K
Altitude (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A female FBI agent is offered millions to help a thief escape from a hijacked airplane.
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: woman punches a man, woman fights a man, woman hits a man, anti heroine, co pilot, one woman army, man punches a woman, female criminal, innocent person killed, terrorist plot, tied up, englishman ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.1
 13K
6 Bullets (2012)
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, kidnapping, danger, master warrior, urban, daring rescue, crime, missing child, tough heroes, crimes, heroes, motorcycle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
One in the Chamber (2012)
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, rivalry, drugs/alcohol, danger, bullet, deadly, criminal heroes, violence spree, chases and races, crimes, mob, spiral staircase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: prague, europe, eastern europe, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.1
 4K
The Package (2013)
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, crime lord, tough heroes, chases and races, danger, escapades, heroes, crimes, stylized violence, uzi, shot through a wall, face mask ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.2
 21K
Unlocked (2017)
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: rogue agent, cia, biohazard, gun, female protagonist, telephone call, dog, betrayal, interrogation, falling from height, terrorism, terrorist ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s
Place: big ben london, moscow russia, langley virginia, tower bridge london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.7
 4K
Final Score (2018)
Genre: Action, 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: surprise ending
Plot: terrorism, escalation, thrown from height, explosives expert, opera house, stabbed to death, murder, violence, disguise, fire, airport, betrayal ...
Time: 1990s, 2010s
Place: russia, england, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Pistol Whipped (2008)
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old man, debt, money, gambling, murder, hitman, introspection, down on your luck, crimes, danger, deadly, downfall ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
A Dangerous Man (2009)
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, martial arts, tough heroes, crimes, danger, heroes, gangsters, track down, chases and races, confined, rivalry, law enforcer killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%