Movies like 24 Hours to Live

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24 Hours to Live (2017)
 5.7
 10K
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, exciting, enigmatic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: redemption, assassin, reincarnation, haunted by the past, rescue, stylized violence, gunfight, murder, mercilessness, near death experience, tragic hero, conspiracy, one against many, shooting, interpol, hallucination, dark hero, mother son relationship, deadline, sniper, airplane, border guard, violence, fishing, hotel ...
Time: 2010s
Place: south africa, hong kong, florida, cape town south africa

Most similar movies to 24 Hours to Live

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, suspense, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about murder, death, chase, fistfight, shot to death, held at gunpoint and pistol mostly in Action, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like 24 Hours to Live: American Assassin (2017), Criminal (2016), Chain of Command (1994), Jason Bourne (2016), The Foreigner (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Universal Soldier: Regeneration (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When terrorists threaten nuclear catastrophe, the world's only hope is to reactivate decommissioned Universal Soldier Luc Deveraux. Rearmed and reprogrammed, Deveraux must take on his nemesis from the original Universal Soldier and a ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nuclear threat, soldier, military, one man army, race against time, super strength, superhuman, dynamite, police car, hostage, super soldier, massacre ...
Time: 1960s, 2000s, 80s
Place: virginia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: suspense, exciting, tense, suspenseful, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: mentor, terrorist, revenge, recruit, counter terrorism, terrorism, terrorist plot, spy hero, nuclear war, government agent, spy, one man army ...
Time: 2010s
Place: romania, istanbul turkey, rome italy, virginia, warsaw poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 52K
Criminal (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, 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: cia, convict, memory, espionage, surveillance, chase, criminal, brutality, death, prisoner, prison, deception ...
Time: 2010s
Place: delaware, big ben london, west virginia, london, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: presumed dead, spiral staircase, press conference, undercover, ambassador, sabotage, tied up, woman kills a man, pool table, mass murder, female agent, burned to death ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 191K
Jason Bourne (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, China
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, intense ...
Plot: rogue agent, cia, chase, martial arts, amnesia, espionage, surveillance, cia agent, betrayal, survival, haunted by the past, investigation ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, greece, usa, athens greece, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.0
 83K
The Foreigner (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA
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 ...
Style: suspense, exciting, harsh, surprise ending
Plot: tough guy, revenge, terrorism, bomb, obsession, justice, one against many, death of daughter, irish republican army, mercilessness, politics, betrayal ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ireland, scotland yard, america, usa, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.1
 9K
Extraction (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former CIA operative is kidnapped by a group of terrorists. When his son learns there is no plan for his father to be saved, he launches his own rescue operation.
Style: suspense, disturbing, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: rescue, death of wife, father son relationship, murder, brutality, deception, machismo, death, escape, revenge, violence, russian ...
Time: year 2005, 2010s, 2000s, year 2004
Place: prague czech republic, czech republic, prague, langley virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Bleeding Steel (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jackie Chan stars as a hardened special forces agent who fights to protect a young woman from a sinister criminal gang. At the same time, he feels a special connection to the young woman, like they met in a different life.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, futuristic, bleak ...
Plot: agent, criminal gang, danger, betrayal, police, gunfight, martial arts, transformation, fight, friendship, police investigation, vengeance ...
Time: future, 2020s, 2000s, near future
Place: hong kong, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Movie in collections
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: suspense, futuristic, surprise ending, sinister
Plot: dictatorship, martial arts, female agent, mushroom cloud, sociopath, assassination attempt, corrupt official, female spy, attempted robbery, presumed dead, sex in shower, mexican standoff ...
Time: near future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.7
 79K
Hardcore Henry (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia, USA, China
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Henry, a newly resurrected cyborg who must save his wife/creator from the clutches of a psychotic tyrant with telekinetic powers, AKAN, and his army of mercenaries. Fighting alongside Henry is Jimmy, who is Henry's only hope to make it through ...
Style: stylized, exciting, bloody, intense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, car chase, violence, chase, mad scientist, extreme violence, stylized violence, gunfight, fight scenes, gore, conspiracy, cloning ...
Time: near future
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.7
 104K
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: surprise ending, ambiguous ending, suspense
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, murder, massacre, violence, revenge, gang, hurricane, cia, drug dealer, martial arts, sniper ...
Time: 2010s
Place: brussels belgium, washington d.c., istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Plot: race against time, police, countdown, child in peril, kidnapping, hostage, danger, mercilessness, violence, brutality, rescue, little boy ...
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.1
 33K
Hotel Artemis (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in riot-torn, near-future Los Angeles, 'Hotel Artemis' follows the Nurse, who runs a secret, members-only emergency room for criminals.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: riot police, hotel, nurse, megacorporation, social decay, walkman, operation, suit and tie, woman wearing glasses, masked robber, unconscious, vinyl record ...
Time: near future, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: survival, chase, police, violence, murder, brutality, death of friend, police chase, foot chase, spy, self mutilation, husband wife relationship ...
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.2
 24K
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: suspense, exciting, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: rogue agent, cia, biohazard, spy mission, spy, terrorism, timebomb, betrayal, female warrior, tough girl, virus, conspiracy ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s
Place: paris france, moscow russia, tower bridge london, langley virginia, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.6
 16K
The Prince (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A family man who turns out to be a retired mob enforcer must travel across the country to find his daughter who has gone missing.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, partners, danger, forced into action, confined, crime, crimes, daring rescue, drugs/alcohol, justice, retired, missing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Escape Plan 2: Hades (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ray Breslin manages an elite team of security specialists trained in the art of breaking people out of the world's most impenetrable prisons. When his most trusted operative, Shu Ren, is kidnapped and disappears inside the most elaborate prison ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, hand to hand combat, danger, prison escape, betrayal, teamwork, robot, martial arts, rubik's cube, secret place, friends, shooting ...
Time: 2010s
Place: shanghai china, chechnya, atlanta georgia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 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, brutal, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: gunfight, one man army, assassin, chase, criminal's revenge, crimes, dog, shooting, crime, danger, murder, violence ...
Time: 2010s
Place: north africa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
Hitman: Agent 47 (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An assassin teams up with a woman to help her find her father and uncover the mysteries of her ancestry.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, surprise ending, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, one man army, assassin, track down, danger, crimes, crime, unlikely partners, chases and races, deadly, secret identity, intelligence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: berlin germany, singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.9
 8K
First Kill (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A police chief tries to solve a kidnapping that involves a bank robber holding a young boy hostage.
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, rescue, betrayal, conspiracy, fight, fear, police corruption, murder, brutality, money, bank robbery, chase ...
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 8.1
 572K
Logan (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hideout on the Mexican border. But Logan's attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.
Style: suspense, emotional, futuristic, scenic, harsh ...
Plot: death of protagonist, superhero, chase, survival, older man younger man relationship, road trip, mutant, apocalypse, little girl, evil corporation, father daughter relationship, fight scenes ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa, north dakota, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary Last City, a WCKD-controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all. Anyone who ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, tragic ending, sinister
Plot: desert, cure, zombie, fight, city, murder, battle, scientist, maze, survival, good versus evil, pandemic ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
 52K
Mile 22 (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: China, USA, 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, tense, suspense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: black ops, top secret, martial arts, terrorist, political corruption, secret agent, danger, machismo, betrayal, terrorist group, surveillance, investigation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 13K
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: tense, exciting, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassin, martial arts, robbery, female protagonist, money, disguise, violence, conspiracy, fear, regret, hand to hand combat, ambush ...
Place: washington d.c., cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.8
 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, rough, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: violence, martial arts, tough guy, rescue, betrayal, brutality, chase, murder, police detective, death, aikido, blood ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Contract to Kill (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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 ...
Plot: martial arts, aikido, violence, shot to death, taxi, mercilessness, stabbed in the back, mob boss, cell phone, corpse, crime boss, van ...
Time: 2010s
Place: istanbul turkey, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: surprise ending, suspense, entertaining, intense, exciting ...
Plot: opium, drug smuggling, mother daughter estrangement, woman fights a man, false accusation of murder, false accusations, conspiracy, chase, corruption, assassination, military, assassin ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new orleans, alabama, washington d.c., afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.5
 669
The Cure (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a young female scientist discovers that the pharmaceutical company she works for had developed a cure for cancer years earlier, she attempts to release it to the world. Knowing that they make more money from chemotherapy drugs than the cure, ...
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense
Plot: deception, death, betrayal, redemption, chase, corporation, self sacrifice, scientist, laboratory, cancer, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder ...
Place: new zealand, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.6
 26K
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: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, exciting ...
Plot: organized crime, kidnapping, robbery, police corruption, undercover cop, rescue, father son relationship, police detective, race against time, brutality, murder, car chase ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Hunter's Prayer (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An assassin forges an unlikely partnership with one of his targets: a woman seeking revenge for the murder of her family.
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: escape, survival, assassin, tough guy, betrayal, teenage girl, planned murder, innocent person killed, one against many, loss of father, murder, on the run ...
Time: 2010s
Place: england, france, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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