Movies like Sicario: Day of the Soldado

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Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)
 7.1
 137K
Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: FBI agent Matt Graver teams up with operative Alejandro Gillick to prevent Mexican drug cartels from smuggling terrorists across the U.S. border.
Style: neo noir, surprise ending, suspense, bleak, disturbing, captivating, entertaining
Plot: black ops, drug cartel, cia, cartel, u.s. mexico border, gunfight, terrorist, warrior, brutality, corruption, rescue, explosion, cia agent, deception, top secret, organized crime, commando, mission, federal agent, little girl, military, violence, drug lord, hitman, soldier ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: texas, mexico, somalia, kansas city, sonora

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Most similar movies to Sicario: Day of the Soldado

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful and neo noir films with plots about murder, shot in the chest, violence, gunfight, gun, shot to death and pistol mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Sicario: Day of the Soldado: Sicario (2015), Den of Thieves (2018), Peppermint (2018), Tom Clancy's Without Remorse (2021), Narco Sub (2021). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 398K
Sicario (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, Hong Kong
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A young female FBI agent joins a secret CIA operation to take down a Mexican cartel boss, a job that ends up pushing her ethical and moral values to the limit.
Style: neo noir, realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: drug cartel, black ops, tough girl, moral dilemma, cia, mercenary, u.s. mexico border, special agents, swat team, drug smuggling, drug dealing, fbi ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, texas, tucson arizona, phoenix arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Malta, Morocco
Duration: 144 min.
Story: An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.
Style: based on true events, realistic, intense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: rescue mission, courage, war, mercenary, navy seal, gunfight, cia, cia agent, tough guy, swat team, heroism, embassy ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s, year 2011, 21st century
Place: libya, pentagon, langley virginia, iraq, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 7.0
 102K
Den of Thieves (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A gritty crime saga which follows the lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. and the state's most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, police brutality, tough guy, fbi, divorce, deception, car chase, police, chase, machismo, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 62K
Peppermint (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A grieving mother transforms herself into a vigilante following the murders of her husband and daughter, eluding the authorities to deliver her own personal brand of justice.
Style: exciting, brutal, rough, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: vigilante, one woman army, loss of child, drug cartel, justice, corruption, female martial artist, police corruption, murder, fighting the system, female protagonist, revenge killing ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s, year 2017
Place: los angeles, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Tom Clancy's Without Remorse (2021)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An elite Navy SEAL uncovers an international conspiracy while seeking justice for the murder of his pregnant wife.
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: one man army, navy, gunfight, prison fight, warrior, mission, black hero, tough guy, vengeance, swat team, murder, violence ...
Time: 2020s
Place: syria, usa, langley virginia, pentagon, atlanta georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 6K
Narco Sub (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man will become a criminal to save his family. Director: Shawn Welling Writer: Derek H. Potts Stars: Tom Vera, Tom Sizemore, Lee Majors |
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: drug cartel, cartel, navy, cia, criminal, dea, criminal heroes, drugs, kidnapping, armed forces, sex trafficking, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.8
 2K
Cartels (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Monaco, 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 ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, exciting, surprise ending ...
Plot: black ops, ambush, drug lord, battle, violence, organized crime, betrayal, battles, russian, murder, chase, military ...
Place: ukraine, romania, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Escobar: Paradise Lost (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Spain, Belgium, Panama
Duration: 120 min.
Story: For Pablo Escobar family is everything. When young surfer Nick falls for Escobar's niece, Maria, he finds his life on the line when he's pulled into the dangerous world of the family business.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: drug dealing, drug cartel, family relations, gangsters, murder, forbidden love, siblings relations, crimes, young lovers, mother daughter relationship, uncle niece relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s, year 1991
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 6.4
 117K
Triple Frontier (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Struggling to make ends meet, former special ops soldiers reunite for a high-stakes heist: stealing $75 million from a South American drug lord.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug cartel, ex special forces, drug lord, greed, ex soldier, crimes, survival, friendship, violence, danger, murder, theft ...
Time: 2010s
Place: south america, usa, peru, brazil, andes mountains ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.6
 202K
Traffic (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, Germany
Duration: 147 min.
Story: An exploration of the United States of America's war on drugs from multiple perspectives. For the new head of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the war becomes personal when he discovers his well-educated daughter is abusing cocaine ...
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, thought provoking, clever ...
Plot: drug lord, drug dealer, drug abuse, addiction, war on drugs, marijuana, drug cartel, organized crime, interracial sex, drug dealing, drug addiction, profanity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: mexico, ohio, washington d.c., latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.1
 15K
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: child prostitute, danger, child in peril, kidnapping, daring rescue, crime, crimes, missing child, father son relationship, organized crime, tough guy, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.7
 7K
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, exciting, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: submarine, martial arts, violence, murder, danger, cia, brutality, blood, betrayal, dishonesty, operative, beard ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Asian Connection (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Thailand
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: suspense, surprise ending, tense, exciting, touching ...
Plot: drug lord, vengeance, murder, car chase, police shootout, accidental killing, attempted murder, foot chase, arms dealer, organized crime, crime boss, police ...
Place: cambodia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.8
 2K
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, neo noir
Plot: aikido, martial arts, rescue, chase, betrayal, brutality, violence, murder, death, police detective, security guard, tough guy ...
Time: 2010s
Place: houston texas, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 10K
Desierto (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of Mexican emigrants attempts to cross the Mexican-US border. What begins as a hopeful journey becomes a harrowing, bloody and primal fight for survival when a deranged, rifle-toting vigilante and his loyal Belgian Malinois dog chase the ...
Style: philosophical, psychological, rough, touching
Plot: truck, survival, desert, u.s. mexico border, mass murder, mexican, human prey, mexican border, illegal immigrant, racist, wilderness, running for your life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 30K
Above the Law (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seagal is Nico Toscani, an Italian immigrant, American patriot, ex-CIA agent, aikido specialist, and unorthodox Chicago policeman. He is as committed to his job as he is to his personalized brand of justice: expert and thorough bone-crushing.
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, lone hero, corruption, undercover, drug dealing, crimes, aikido, vengeance, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, chases and races ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, vietnam, usa, japan, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.5
 31K
Spartan (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: U.S. government agent Scott is assigned to rescue the daughter of a high-ranking government official. As willing as he is to bend the rules to get things done, though, Scott is shocked to find that others are willing to go even further to protect a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, intense, twists and turns ...
Plot: secret agents, secret service, investigation, rescue, undercover, race against time, secret agent, politics, dishonesty, danger, missing person, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, 2000s
Place: dubai, boston, london, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.3
 41K
Bastille Day (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Belgium, Luxembourg, China, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Michael Mason is an American pickpocket living in Paris who finds himself hunted by the CIA when he steals a bag that contains more than just a wallet. Sean Briar, the field agent on the case, soon realises that Michael is just a pawn in a much ...
Style: exciting, intense, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: pickpocket, terrorism, rogue agent, cia, bomb, investigation, thief, cia agent, criminal, espionage, gunfight, surveillance ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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The Way of the Gun (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two criminal drifters without sympathy get more than they bargained for after kidnapping and holding for ransom the surrogate mother of a powerful and shady man.
Style: twists and turns, cynical, rough, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ransom, kidnapping, gangsters, gunfight, crime gone awry, criminal, crimes, crime, money, surrogate mother, disorder, confined ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Earth and Blood (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A sawmill owner and his teenage daughter become tangled in a deadly feud when a drug dealer stashes stolen cocaine on their remote property.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, emotional, bloody ...
Plot: drug cartel, danger, teenage daughter, crime boss, netflix, escape, murder, chase, death, criminal, revenge, gunfight ...
Time: 2020s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.1
 74K
Mile 22 (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, China, 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, suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: black ops, top secret, secret agents, martial arts, terrorist, cia, political corruption, computer cracker, secret agent, danger, machismo, investigation ...
Time: 2010s, year 2016
Place: indonesia, southeast asia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.2
 84K
Arlington Road (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Threats from sinister foreign nationals aren't the only thing to fear. Bedraggled college professor Michael Faraday has been vexed (and increasingly paranoid) since his wife's accidental death in a botched FBI operation. But all that takes ...
Style: neo noir, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: terrorism, conspiracy, terrorist, paranoia, professor, fbi, uncover truth, bomb, danger, murder, mysterious character, twists & turns ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., kansas, st. louis missouri, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.8
 5K
Stratton (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A British Special Boat Service commando tracks down an international terrorist cell.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: terrorist, laboratory, commando, terrorist plot, rescue, military, investigation, danger, chase, gunfight, spy, ambush ...
Time: 2010s
Place: london, ukraine, iran, big ben london, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Spenser Confidential (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Spenser, a former Boston patrolman who just got out from prison, teams up with Hawk, an aspiring fighter, to unravel the truth behind the death of two police officers.
Style: buddy movie, realistic, suspense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: police corruption, ex convict, police, ex-cop, martial arts, fbi, tough guy, fbi agent, drug smuggling, investigation, corruption, friendship ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Executive Decision (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Terrorists hijack a 747 inbound to Washington D.C., demanding the the release of their imprisoned leader. Intelligence expert David Grant (Kurt Russell) suspects another reason and he is soon the reluctant member of a special assault team that is ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, airplane, hijacking, hostage, rescue, explosion, surveillance, deception, ransom, hand to hand combat, stewardess, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995, 1990s
Place: los angeles, london, pentagon, athens greece, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.7
 2K
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, hostage, kidnapping, danger, criminal, violence, mercilessness, rescue, brutality ...
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.7
 146K
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, neo noir, ambiguous ending, surprise ending
Plot: revenge, cia, ex military, warrior, murder, vigilantism, rape, martial arts, hostage, kidnapping, one against many, loner ...
Time: 2010s
Place: brussels belgium, washington d.c., istanbul turkey, turkey, brussels ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.5
 68K
Act of Valor (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a covert mission to rescue a kidnapped CIA operative uncovers a chilling plot, an elite, highly trained U.S. SEAL team speeds to hotspots around the globe, racing against the clock to stop a deadly terrorist attack.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: navy seal, rescue mission, terrorist plot, navy, swat team, terrorism, military, cia, battles, soldier, squad, heroism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: somalia, ukraine, costa rica, san diego california, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 4.5
 3K
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, captivating, suspense, exciting, neo noir ...
Plot: damsel in distress, on the run, organized crime, corruption, escape, gangster, chase, conspiracy, gangsters, dark past, spy, foot chase ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, ukraine, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.1
 47K
A Man Apart (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When Vetter's wife is killed in a botched hit organized by Diablo, he seeks revenge against those responsible. But in the process, Vetter and Hicks have to fight their way up the chain to get to Diablo but it's easier said than done when ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, vengeance, crimes, drug cartel, tough law enforcer, graphic violence, police officer, cocaine, machismo, vigilantism, organized crime, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, usa, los angeles, latin america, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%