Movies like The Equalizer 2

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The Equalizer 2 (2018)
 6.7
 87K
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, gang, violence, hurricane, drug dealer, cia, kidnapping, massacre, murder, revenge, hostage, rape, pig, woman fights a man, gun, driver, graffiti, gunfight, vigilante, vigilantism, gang rape, near death experience, cocaine, rain, hotel room ...
Time: 2010s
Place: brussels belgium, istanbul turkey, turkey, washington d.c.

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Most similar movies to The Equalizer 2

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, suspense, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about death, violence, pistol, murder, held at gunpoint, deception and gunfight mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Equalizer 2: American Assassin (2017), The Foreigner (2017), The Accountant (2016), John Wick: Chapter Two (2017), Proud Mary (2018). 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: suspense, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, lone hero, fighting crime, lone wolves, vigilante, corruption, righting the wronged, organized crime, crime, tough heroes, gory, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, moscow russia, 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, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: revenge, terrorist, mentor, terrorism, counter terrorism, recruit, terrorist plot, cia, spy, one man army, spy hero, bomb ...
Time: 2010s
Place: warsaw poland, rome italy, virginia, romania, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 79K
The Foreigner (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, 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: terrorism, revenge, bomb, justice, one against many, tough guy, obsession, death of daughter, politics, mercilessness, terrorist, dark past ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ireland, northern ireland, scotland yard, big ben london, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 229K
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: suspense, surprise ending, intense, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: autism, accountant, survival, organized crime, criminal, mentor, dark hero, investigation, mathematics, hitman, brother sister relationship, money laundering ...
Time: year 2006, year 1989, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, new hampshire, germany, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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John Wick: Chapter Two (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 122 min.
Story: John Wick is forced out of retirement by a former associate looking to seize control of a shadowy international assassins’ guild. Bound by a blood oath to aid him, Wick travels to Rome and does battle against some of the world’s most dangerous ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, bloody, intense, stylized ...
Plot: hitman, gun, party, handshake, warrior, jealousy, violence, assassin, gunfight, assassination, organized crime, revenge ...
Time: 2010s
Place: italy, manhattan new york city, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 6K
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: girls with guns, revelation, female warrior, silencer, bulletproof vest, one against many, gang war, apartment, crushed to death, race against time, jackhammer, thrown through a window ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 27K
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: hazmat suit, laboratory, death, truck, on the run, fire, orphan, terrorist, hand grenade, new year's eve, embassy, microscope ...
Place: afghanistan, big ben london, scotland yard, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: bare breasts, stripper, fbi, mysterious man, uzi, senator, beard, news reporter, newscaster, wearing a sound wire, tragic past, baseball cap ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 6.1
 43K
Mile 22 (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: China, USA
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: top secret, black ops, martial arts, political corruption, secret agent, danger, machismo, terrorist, gunfight, betrayal, surveillance, terrorist group ...
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: martial arts, gory, gangsters, one man army, crimes, rivalry, gang, save the day, danger, deadly, heroes, exploding building ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, surprise ending
Plot: brawl, one day, exploding body, female warrior, power outage, police captain, secret agent, security guard, kicked in the face, hitman, disarming someone, knife fight ...
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: police, race against time, wrestling, countdown, police shootout, security guard, child in peril, tattoo, tough cop, timebomb, one man army, tattoo parlor ...
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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, murder, revenge, filmed killing, gunshot, police funeral, shot in the shoulder, vigilantism, police detective, vigilante ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Killing Salazar (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, 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: ambiguous ending, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: drug lord, ambush, luxury hotel, attempted murder, federal agent, sniper, kicked in the stomach, ak 47, suspicion, flash forward, shotgun, van ...
Place: romania, ukraine, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.9
 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
Plot: blood, violence, aikido, security guard, martial arts, goatee, stabbed in the arm, englishwoman, switchblade, balisong, telescope, impalement ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, danger, urban, crime, daring rescue, missing child, tough heroes, crimes, heroes, master warrior, interrogation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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: serious, rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, sex slavery, human trafficking, drugs/alcohol, tough law enforcer, crime, strong sexual content, vengeance, tough heroes, crimes, heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia, usa, bangkok thailand, cambodia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: anti hero, honor, stylized violence, body landing on a car, pistol whip, broken arm, villainess, home invasion, kicked in the stomach, hit with a chair, bar fight, heroism ...
Place: ukraine, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 25K
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, surprise ending, remake of french film
Plot: kidnapping, police corruption, organized crime, robbery, undercover cop, death, police car, stabbed in the throat, cell phone, shot to death, knife, corrupt cop ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, serious, suspenseful, exciting, microfilm ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, martial arts, danger, murder, artist, superhero, fight, yakuza, track down, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, usa, shanghai china, china, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: conspiracy, punched in the face, bomb, limousine, cigarette smoking, rooftop, anger, corporate crime, secret police, knocked out with a gun butt, m 16, armored car ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: false accusation of murder, false accusations, chase, conspiracy, corruption, assassin, assassination, military, revenge, murder, gunfight, vigilante ...
Time: 2010s
Place: alabama, afghanistan, washington d.c., new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.5
 12K
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: exciting, tense, captivating, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassin, martial arts, robbery, female protagonist, money, hand to hand combat, regret, ambush, deception, brutality, disguise, violence ...
Place: washington d.c., cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, teenage life, police detective, crime, crimes, urban, law enforcement, rivalry, against the odds, city life, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, fistfight, helicopter, timebomb, tattoo, dual role, blood, fbi, machine gun, plastic surgery, assassination attempt, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.7
 455
The Elite (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After the murder of their families by a terrorist bomb, five young adults are trained as a hi-tech, anti-terrorist team with a mission to search and destroy high-profile terrorist groups.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airplane, spy, terrorist, missile, exploding car, race against time, terrorism, hijacking, danger, undercover, orphan, government agency ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 1987
Place: europe, greece, athens greece, utah, austria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Assassination Games (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Brazil is a contract killer, willing to take any job if the price is right. Flint left the assassin game when a ruthless drug dealer’s brutal attack left his wife in a coma. When a contract is put out on the same coldblooded drug dealer, both ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pistol, knife throwing, kickboxing, fight, drug cartel, karate, anti hero, silencer, knife fight, hitman, assassination, coma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: eastern europe, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, martial arts, revenge, chase, investigation, murder, small town, gangsters, urban, crime, track down, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: corruption, rescue, explosion, cia, cartel, brutality, violence, sign language, neo-noir, interrogation, politician, deception ...
Time: 2010s
Place: somalia, texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, serious, suspenseful, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, laboratory, murder, chase, danger, crime, vengeance, missing person, chases and races, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%