Movies like The Equalizer 2

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The Equalizer 2 (2018)
 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, suspense, ambiguous ending
Plot: martial arts, cia, gang, violence, hurricane, kidnapping, drug dealer, massacre, murder, revenge, hostage, sniper, rape, holocaust, bodyguard, slut, jewish, friendship, investigation, german, hotel, hitman, death, kitchen, marijuana ...
Time: 2010s
Place: brussels belgium, turkey, istanbul turkey, washington d.c.

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, suspense, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about held at gunpoint, deception, brawl, death, fistfight, gunfight and fight mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Equalizer 2: The Accountant (2016), The Foreigner (2017), Proud Mary (2018), Peppermint (2018), American Assassin (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
 297K
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, one man army, vigilante, fighting crime, vigilantism, lone wolves, heroes, gunfight, corruption, tough heroes, righting the wronged, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 234K
The Accountant (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: As a math savant uncooks the books for a new client, the Treasury Department closes in on his activities and the body count starts to rise.
Style: tense, suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: autism, lone hero, accountant, organized crime, mathematics, hitman, survival, criminal, money laundering, informant, investigation, sniper ...
Time: year 2010, year 1989, year 2006, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, new hampshire, germany, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
100%
 4.9
 7K
Proud Mary (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mary is a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad.
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: female assassin, girls with guns, child abuse, wig, death, massacre, violence, murder, betrayal, revenge, little boy, brutality ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.5
 31K
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, rough, suspense, brutal, surprise ending
Plot: vigilante, corruption, loss of child, justice, murder, police corruption, fighting the system, drug cartel, corrupt official, revenge, female protagonist, coma ...
Time: 2010s, year 2012
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
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 ⇓
16%
 5.6
 29K
Survivor (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Foreign Service Officer in London tries to prevent a terrorist attack set to hit New York, but is forced to go on the run when she is framed for crimes she did not commit.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, exciting, sexy, suspenseful ...
Plot: fire, death, embassy, microscope, laboratory, hazmat suit, new year's eve, hand grenade, orphan, terrorist, truck, on the run ...
Place: afghanistan, big ben london, scotland yard, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: 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 ⇓
27%
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 ⇓
27%
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: sociopath, shot in the eye, news reporter, press conference, ghetto, knife throwing, tragic past, alley, blood on camera lens, set up, rappelling, stabbed in the shoulder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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 ⇓
100%
 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: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: martial arts, one man army, danger, save the day, gangsters, crimes, rivalry, deadly, gory, heroes, gang, machine gun ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Killing Salazar (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Monaco
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, surprise ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: drug lord, ambush, black ops, luxury hotel, hostage situation, masked man, mixed martial arts, bodyguard, stick fight, loss of wife, american abroad, gang war ...
Place: romania, eastern europe, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.4
 11K
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: police corruption, corrupt politician, violence, revenge, murder, attempted robbery, two man army, loss of mother, corrupt official, mexican standoff, protest, assassination attempt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: timebomb, assassination, shot in the leg, redemption, machismo, shot in the back, surveillance, stripper, one man army, assassin, espionage, secret agent ...
Place: eastern europe, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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 ⇓
22%
 6.5
 11K
Crying Freeman (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Japan, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A lethal assassin for a secret Chinese organisation, who sheds tears of regret each time he kills, is seen swiftly and mercilessly executing three Yakuza gangsters by a beautiful artist. She is captivated by the grace of his kill and later falls in ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, danger, murder, martial arts, artist, police investigation, yakuza, fight, superhero, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, usa, shanghai china, china, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
 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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, kidnapping, tough heroes, crime, daring rescue, crimes, missing child, tough guy, organized crime, father son relationship, martial arts, crime boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 ⇓
22%
 4.3
 289
Mask of Death (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While attempting to flee from the FBI, the criminal Frank Dallio kills Detective McKenna's wife, Rachel. McKenna himself is shot in the face by the professional killer Lyle Mason, who dies in a car crash shortly thereafter. The FBI persuades ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, hitman, undercover, assassination attempt, plastic surgery, fbi, blood, fistfight, gunfight, helicopter, machine gun, dual role ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 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 ⇓
21%
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 ⇓
21%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 598
Street Knight (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A former cop returns to challenge a plot to escalate gang violence in the streets of Los Angeles.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, martial arts, teenage life, gang, law enforcement, rivalry, against the odds, urban, gangsters, city life, crimes, hostages ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.7
 7K
Skin Trade (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Thailand, Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After his family is killed by a Serbian gangster with international interests. NYC detective Nick goes to S.E. Asia and teams up with a Thai detective to get revenge and destroy the syndicates human trafficking network.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sex slave, martial arts, sex slavery, human trafficking, gangsters, tough law enforcer, crime, police investigation, tough heroes, master criminal, rivalry, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia, usa, bangkok thailand, cambodia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, hitman, deadly, danger, crimes, drugs/alcohol, violence spree, chases and races, criminal heroes, bullet, martial arts, hand to hand combat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: prague, europe, eastern europe, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 ⇓
20%
 6.3
 31K
Bastille Day (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Luxembourg, 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: surprise ending, exciting, intense, buddy comedy, tense ...
Plot: cia, terrorism, bomb, bank, pickpocket, gas mask, intelligence agency, chase, surveillance, espionage, corruption, kidnapping ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.7
 495
Rage (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A corrupt right-wing militia group chooses a California teacher as the ideal specimen to clone for its army.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, martial arts, murder, chase, laboratory, danger, chases and races, violence spree, crimes, confined, vengeance, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, investigation, martial arts, chase, murder, revenge, car chase, crime, life is a bitch, city life, dealing with death, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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