Movies like The Killer

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The Killer (2017)
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The Killer (2017)
Original name: O Matador
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Brazil
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In lawless badlands, reclusive Cabeleira sets out to discover the fate of his gunman father and grows to be a feared assassin himself.
Style: exciting, tense, brutal, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: wilderness, killer, murderer, violence, hitman, tough guy, crimes, gunfight, lone hero, professional killer, vigilante, one man army, dark hero, righteous rage, violence spree, warrior, murder, sex scene, male nudity, male objectification, shooting, danger, gory, sex from behind, pubic hair ...
Time: 1940s
Place: brazil, northeast brazil

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Most similar movies to The Killer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, exciting, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about crimes, murder, violence, rivalry, danger, gunfight and heroes mostly in Action, Western and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Killer: John Wick (2014), In a Valley of Violence (2016), Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru (2017), Marlene (2020), Big Kill (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Samurai Avenger: The Blind Wolf (2009)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A blind man seeks revenge against the psychopath who took away his sight and slaughtered his wife and daughter. Eight years after the massacre, the man has returned to the desert town, now a highly trained samurai swordsman ready to seek justice. ...
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, suspense, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, lone wolves, murder, assassin, gang of outlaws, brutality, violence, sword fight ...
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95%
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John Wick (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, China
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.
Style: stylized, exciting, rough, serious, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, one man army, vengeance, lone hero, tough guy, vigilante, gunfight, dark hero, chase, gangsters, criminal's revenge, crime boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
In a Valley of Violence (2016)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story of a drifter named Paul who arrives in a small town seeking revenge on the thugs who murdered his friend. Sisters Mary Anne and Ellen, who run the town's hotel, help Paul in his quest for vengeance.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, exciting
Plot: revenge, cowboy, murder, violence, fistfight, dog, killer, tough guy, one against many, civil war, old west, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 157 min.
Story: A hardnosed cop goes after a gang of ruthless dacoits who have been terrorising residents along the highway for a decade.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: true crime, bandit, chase, fight, police investigation, murder, violence, one man army, brutality, heroes, crimes, righteous rage ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 4.6
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Marlene (2020)
Genre: Action
Country: Austria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Frank is a contract killer working for a large Styrian crime syndicate. When he is given the task of abducting a girl named Marlene and delivering her to the syndicate, everything changes for Frank. He falls in love with Marlene and disobeys his ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disobeying orders, cold blooded killer, protection, enemy, conscience, hitman, compassion, chase, assignment, one against many, one man army, lone wolves ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.3
 1K
Big Kill (2019)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A tenderfoot from Philadelphia, two misfit gamblers on the run, and a deadly preacher have a date with destiny in a boom town gone bust called Big Kill.
Style: realistic, disturbing, tense, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, murder, cowboy, partners, lone wolves, heroes, escapades, rivalry, crimes, criminal, social relations, battles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.5
 376
Dead Men (2018)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Jesse Struthers and his brother Jake find themselves on the run after a band of men begin murdering their family.
Style: tense, exciting, suspense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: apache indian, apache tribe, native american, cowboy, horse, apache, murder, gold mine, gold, revenge, apache territory, evil man ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.2
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Django (1966)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Django is a 1966 Italian spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Corbucci and starring Franco Nero in the eponymous role. The film earned a reputation as being one of the most violent films ever made up to that point and was subsequently refused a ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone wolves, vengeance, gang, heroes, female whipping, chaos, tough heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, escapades, good versus evil, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, italy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Kill Chain (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A hotel room shootout between two assassins kicks off a long night where bodies fall like dominoes, as we follow a chain of crooked cops, gangsters, hitmen, a femme Fatale and an ex-mercenary through a relay of murder, betrayal, revenge and ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, brutal, bloody, rough ...
Plot: vengeance, hitman, professional killer, hotel, gunfight, organized crime, friendship, brutality, police corruption, murderer, corpse, cruelty ...
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.3
 477
Den D (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The remake of famous Commando (1985) movie.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: hitman, terrorist, murder, kidnapping, arrest, commando, hostage, one man army, gunfight, car accident, warrior, daring rescue ...
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48%
 3.2
 593
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, rivalry, martial arts, violence, smuggling, drug cartel, strong violent content, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), heroes, master warrior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Left for Dead (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Western
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Set in Mexico, Left For Dead is a bloody and sick dream ... A spaghetti western in terror. A desperate criminal will be caught in the ghost town of Amnesty alongside a vengeful demon ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ghost, bounty hunter, on the run, crimes, vengeance, rivalry, supernatural, chase, small town, trapped, struggle for survival, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.2
 363K
The Equalizer (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ...
Style: exciting, serious, brutal, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, vigilante, lone hero, vigilantism, fighting crime, tough heroes, loner, hitman, gunfight, black ops, lone wolves, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: exciting, tense, brutal, suspense, harsh ...
Plot: one man army, gunfight, criminal's revenge, tough guy, vengeance, murder, assassin, rescue, crimes, martial arts, dark hero, chase ...
Time: 2010s
Place: sahara, grand central station manhattan new york city, morocco, usa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
 831
The Fighter (1995)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 1865. A young French officer, travelling the U.S. in search of the murderer of his best friend, gets involved in a struggle between poor farmers and a rich landowner. To help the farmers, he offers them his "Savate" (French kickboxing) ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kickboxing, one man army, martial arts, soldier, master warrior, vengeance, vigilantism, old west, good versus evil, best friends, crimes, intrigue ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.0
 364
Moving Target (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Don "The Dragon" Wilson stars in this action drama as a tourist who, through no fault of his own, finds himself on the run from a gang of terrorists, international espionage agents, and the police. Accused of a murder he didn't ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, fight, terrorism, terrorist, revenge, gunfight, kickboxing, one against many, tough guy, manhunt, kung fu, showdown ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 39K
The Salvation (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: Denmark, UK, South Africa, Sweden, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1870s America, a peaceful American settler kills his family's murderer which unleashes the fury of a notorious gang leader. His cowardly fellow townspeople then betray him, forcing him to hunt down the outlaws alone.
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: lone hero, vengeance, old west, gang, small town, murder, revenge, good versus evil, criminal's revenge, violence spree, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.1
 575
Yakuza Weapon (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After four years overseas, Shozo returns to Japan to avenge his yakuza boss who was assassinated by his own treacherous top man, Kurawaki. The resulting battle leaves both men severely injured, and Shozo awakens in a mysterious medical facility to ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, criminal's revenge, gangsters, rivalry, crimes, yakuza, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, violence, criminal heroes, strong violent content, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Once Upon a Time in Deadwood (2019)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A notorious gunslinger is slipped a slow-acting poison by an heiress and told he has three days to track down and rescue her sister, who has been kidnapped by a gang of hoodlums and holds the antidote.
Style: suspenseful, tense, bleak, atmospheric, cynical ...
Plot: lifestyle, violence, survival, infected, antidote, cowboy, morality, old west, rivalry, small town life, virus, dishonor among criminals ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.9
 971
Body Armour (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Germany, Spain, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A burned-out bodyguard is hired to protect the man he hates the most: an international assassin who destroyed his career and ruined his life. Forced to put his personal feelings on hold, the bodyguard must use all his skills and years of experience ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: hitman, assassin, vigilantism, crimes, rivalry, bodyguard, gunfight, murder, graphic violence, vengeance, heroes, nightclub ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.1
 1K
6 Guns (2010)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When her family is gunned down in cold blood, a young girl convinces a bounty hunter to train her as a gunfighter so she can seek vengeance with a six-shooter.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, small town, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, murder, strong female presence, heroes, rape, gunfight, gunfighter ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Killers Anonymous (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A failed attempt to murder a Senator is connected to a group meeting secretly to discuss their darkest urges—to take lives.
Style: tense, intense, exciting, captivating, brutal
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: assassin, killer, murderer, rivalry, hitman, violence, crimes, brutality, organized crime, dishonesty, society, club ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.6
 17K
Catch .44 (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The lives of three female assassins take a sudden turn when their charming boss lures them into one last job. They soon find themselves thrust into a bizarre situation involving a psychotic hit man, a grizzled trucker and a delusional line cook.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, woman in danger, hitman, crimes, murder, police officer, gunfight, tough girl, strong female presence, mansion, impersonating a police officer, last stand ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Hills Run Red (1966)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the Civil War ends, two soldiers return home with a cache of stolen money. They are caught by Union troops. One escapes, but the other is sent to prison for five years. When he gets out and goes home, he finds that his wife has died in poverty ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, american civil war, hitman, crimes, crime gone awry, rivalry, dishonesty, hidden identity, criminal heroes, fast draw, criminal, soldier ...
Place: austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.1
 172
Bloodfist 2050 (2005)
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Alex Danko descends into the ultra-violent underworld of extreme martial-arts to find his brother's killer with the help of hardened Detective Ramirez and his brother's alluring ex-lover in this post-apocalyptic allegory of greed and ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, serious, exciting, tense
Plot: fight, heroes, battles, one man army, martial arts, kickboxing, martial artist, gunfight, tough guy, one against many, master warrior, strip club ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Shoot First and Pray You Live (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tale of vengeance -- outlaw style -- as Red Pierre hunts down legendary gunman Bob McGurk to avenge the murder of his Mother and Father
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, gang, rivalry, crimes, tough heroes, adventure, escapades, old west, desert, vengeance, murder, chase ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Sukiyaki Western Django (2007)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Several hundred years after the Battle of Dannoura, the Genji and Heike clans face off again in a poor mountain town with a buried treasure legend. A revolver-wielding stranger, a lone gunman, burdened with emotional scars and blessed with ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, treasure, mysterious character, samurai, heroes, crimes, lone wolves, uninhibited rivalry, drifter, tough heroes, revenge, rape ...
Time: 19th century, middle ages
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.0
 92
The Showdown (2009)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, gang, crimes, small town, old west, cowboy, u.s. marshal, murder, moving, lone wolves, small town life, uninhibited rivalry ...
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.9
 240
The Waiter (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man travels through corporate corruption and his own sin to find his soul.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: hitman, heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, tough guy, gunfight, violence, wind, battles, greed, arab ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.8
 5K
Gridlocked (2015)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Former SWAT leader David Hendrix and hard-partying movie star Brody Walker must cut their ride-along short when a police training facility is attacked by a team of mercenaries.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, exciting
Plot: mercenary, corrupt cop, violence, betrayal, actor, crimes, murder, couples, ex special forces, drunk, woman kills a man, tattoo ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%