Movies like 24 Hours to Live

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24 Hours to Live (2017)
 5.7
 11K
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, gunfight, reincarnation, haunted by the past, rescue, stylized violence, murder, mercilessness, tragic hero, near death experience, 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 tense films with plots about chase, pistol, shot to death, fistfight, gunfight, death and held at gunpoint mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime 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.
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: terrorist, mentor, revenge, counter terrorism, recruit, terrorism, terrorist plot, nuclear war, spy hero, conspiracy, bomb, cia ...
Time: 2010s
Place: warsaw poland, rome italy, italy, virginia, romania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 53K
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, memory, convict, espionage, surveillance, chase, criminal, brutality, death, prison, prisoner, investigation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: delaware, west virginia, big ben london, 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: escape, betrayal, politics, saxophone, massacre, hotel, murder, man with glasses, fire, false identity, security camera, hotel fight ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.6
 193K
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, surprise ending ...
Plot: chase, rogue agent, cia agent, cia, martial arts, amnesia, interrogation, espionage, surveillance, betrayal, survival, haunted by the past ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, greece, berlin germany, usa, athens greece ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 86K
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: revenge, tough guy, one against many, terrorism, bomb, obsession, justice, death of daughter, politics, mercilessness, dark past, terrorist ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ireland, northern ireland, scotland yard, america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, captivating, tense, bleak, futuristic ...
Plot: agent, criminal gang, danger, betrayal, police, gunfight, martial arts, fight, transformation, cyborgs, police investigation, friendship ...
Time: future, near future, 2000s, 2020s
Place: hong kong, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.0
 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: disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Plot: terrorist, rescue, father son relationship, death of wife, machismo, brutality, deception, murder, spy, russian, interrogation, violence ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, year 2005, year 2004
Place: usa, czech republic, prague, prague czech republic, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.7
 43K
Gemini Man (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Henry Brogen, an aging assassin tries to get out of the business but finds himself in the ultimate battle: fighting his own clone who is 25 years younger than him and at the peak of his abilities.
Style: exciting, captivating, intense, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: hitman, clones, cloning, gunfight, black ops, secret agents, danger, undercover agent, parkour, fleeing, elimination, pursuit ...
Time: 2010s, near future
Place: colombia, europe, georgia, budapest hungary, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, tense, captivating, surprise ending ...
Plot: martial arts, dictatorship, spy, chase, political corruption, murder, violence, corruption, revenge, assassination plot, corrupt politician, coup d'etat ...
Time: near future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Eleventh Hour (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An ex-Navy SEAL, Michael Adams, (Matthew Reese) was captured during a raid to free Japanese prisoners from a North Korean prison camp. He endures the North Koreans torture for three years -- seen only as flashbacks -- then released back into ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: violence, navy seal, vendetta, african american, bomb, deception, death, betrayal, street shootout, revenge, car accident, massacre ...
Time: 2000s
Place: korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.7
 80K
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: exciting, stylized, intense, bloody, surprise ending ...
Plot: violence, murder, car chase, chase, extreme violence, stylized violence, gunfight, fight scenes, mad scientist, gore, cloning, conspiracy ...
Time: near future
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.1
 56K
Mile 22 (2018)
Genre: Action, 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, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: black ops, top secret, martial arts, terrorist, political corruption, danger, secret agent, machismo, bravery, terrorist group, investigation, surveillance ...
Time: 2010s
Place: southeast asia, asia, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.8
 4K
Stratton (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A British Special Boat Service commando tracks down an international terrorist cell.
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorist, british, commando, terrorist plot, investigation, swat team, military, rescue, race against time, deception, murder, surveillance ...
Time: 2010s
Place: big ben london, ukraine, iran, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.8
 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, suspenseful, disturbing, rough, tense ...
Plot: race against time, police, countdown, kidnapping, hostage, child in peril, danger, little boy, criminal, violence, rescue, mercilessness ...
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.7
 112K
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: suspense, surprise ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: cia, revenge, violence, murder, drug dealer, martial arts, hurricane, loner, ambush, black hero, dark past, taxi driver ...
Time: 2010s
Place: brussels belgium, istanbul turkey, turkey, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: chase, survival, foot chase, spy, self mutilation, husband wife relationship, murder, police chase, corrupt cop, death of friend, tough guy, martial arts ...
Time: 2010s
Place: washington state, seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.6
 3K
Black Water (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A deep cover operative awakens to find himself imprisoned on a submarine. With the help of a fellow prisoner and an amateur agent, he must race against the clock to escape the vessel and expose who set him up.
Style: suspense, serious, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Plot: martial arts, submarine, cia, violence, murder, danger, blood, brutality, betrayal, dishonesty, fight, shot in the forehead ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 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: exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, daring rescue, partners, missing, crime, forced into action, danger, missing daughter, justice, confined, retired, one man army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Movie in collections
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, exciting, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison escape, hand to hand combat, betrayal, danger, teamwork, rubik's cube, robot, martial arts, secret place, friends, shooting ...
Time: 2010s
Place: shanghai china, atlanta georgia, bangkok thailand, chechnya
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: tense, exciting, captivating, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: on the run, damsel in distress, foot chase, conspiracy, chase, gangster, escape, corruption, dark past, organized crime, spy, binoculars ...
Place: eastern europe, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.2
 26K
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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: cia agent, rogue agent, cia, female warrior, biohazard, spy mission, betrayal, spy, terrorism, timebomb, female protagonist, brutality ...
Time: 2010s, year 2012
Place: paris france, moscow russia, langley virginia, big ben london, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Armed Response (2017)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story follows a team of highly trained operatives who find themselves trapped inside an isolated military compound.
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: man versus machine, trapped, military, gunfight, rescue, chase, danger, team, plot twist, escape attempt, murder, deception ...
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.0
 9K
First Kill (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
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, brutality, murder, money, bank robbery, chase ...
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, assassin, female protagonist, robbery, money, hand to hand combat, ambush, fear, conspiracy, violence, disguise, deception ...
Place: cape town south africa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.8
 7K
Kill Switch (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A pilot battles to save his family and the planet after an experiment for unlimited energy goes wrong.
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: parallel world, physicist, pilot, experiment, battle, betrayal, murder, scientist, laboratory, airplane, fear, chase ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.7
 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, suspenseful, suspense, rough
Plot: violence, martial arts, chase, betrayal, brutality, rescue, murder, police detective, death, blood, aikido, security guard ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, touching, suspense
Plot: violence, martial arts, aikido, conspiracy, terrorist plot, paranoia, drug cartel, hitman, woman fights a man, undercover, fbi agent, cia agent ...
Time: 2010s
Place: istanbul turkey, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.4
 688
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, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: betrayal, death, deception, chase, redemption, corporation, murder, cancer, laboratory, scientist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, self sacrifice ...
Place: new zealand, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.6
 27K
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, exciting, tense ...
Plot: organized crime, kidnapping, police corruption, robbery, undercover cop, rescue, brutality, police detective, father son relationship, race against time, corruption, betrayal ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: survival, escape, assassin, tough guy, betrayal, teenage girl, planned murder, one against many, innocent person killed, corruption, foot chase, on the run ...
Time: 2010s
Place: england, france, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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