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The Equalizer 2 (2018)
 6.7
 161K
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, bloody, neo noir, ambiguous ending, surprise ending, retro
Plot: revenge, cia, one against many, tough guy, ex military, vigilantism, loner, one man army, warrior, kidnapping, vigilante, martial arts, slutty attitude, assassin, murder, rape, violence, ambush, hostage, unlikely hero, spy, taxi driver, pig, woman fights a man, loose woman ...
Time: 2010s
Place: istanbul turkey, usa, turkey, europe, boston, washington d.c., brussels ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, neo noir, exciting and surprise ending films with plots about death, gun, held at gunpoint, murder, revenge, violence and cell phone mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Equalizer 2: The Accountant (2016), The Foreigner (2017), Nobody (2021), American Assassin (2017), John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, suspense, exciting, brutal, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, corruption, hitman, gunfight, loner, assassin, lone hero, one man army, organized crime, tough heroes, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: boston, russia, moscow russia, usa, massachusetts
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 7.3
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The Accountant (2016)
Genre: Action, 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: surprise ending, suspense, tense, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: autism, accountant, assassin, lone hero, mathematics, organized crime, justice, twists and turns, gunfight, sniper, hitman, investigation ...
Time: year 2010, 80s, 2010s, year 2006, 2000s ...
Place: washington d.c., new york, germany, new hampshire, illinois ...
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 7.0
 116K
The Foreigner (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA, India
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, political, bloody ...
Plot: revenge, terrorism, justice, tough guy, bomb, one against many, ex special forces, ira, death, martial arts, death of daughter, home invasion ...
Time: 2010s
Place: united kingdom, ireland, northern ireland, america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.4
 249K
Nobody (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, China
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hutch Mansell, a suburban dad, overlooked husband, nothing neighbor — a "nobody." When two thieves break into his home one night, Hutch's unknown long-simmering rage is ignited and propels him on a brutal path that will uncover dark ...
Style: brutal, suspense, funny, suspenseful, bloody ...
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Time: 2020s
Place: usa, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
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American Assassin (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 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: psychotronic, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: cia, spy, counter terrorism, terrorist, terrorism, revenge, kickboxing, training, mentor, assassin, beach, vigilantism ...
Time: 2010s
Place: romania, warsaw poland, istanbul turkey, italy, virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, Hong Kong, Canada
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, bloody, tense, brutal, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassin, lone hero, one against many, violence, tough guy, one man army, revenge, bounty hunter, chase, betrayal, weapons ...
Time: 2010s
Place: italy, new york, manhattan new york city, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.7
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Man on Fire (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, UK, USA, Mexico
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Jaded ex-CIA operative John Creasy reluctantly accepts a job as the bodyguard for a 10-year-old girl in Mexico City. They clash at first, but eventually bond, and when she's kidnapped he's consumed by fury and will stop at nothing to save ...
Style: tense, suspense, emotional, brutal, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, kidnapping, vengeance, cia, vigilantism, vigilante, lone hero, mercenary, justice, daring rescue, child abduction, child in peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.3
 73K
Death Wish (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A mild-mannered father is transformed into a killing machine after his family is torn apart by a violent act.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, sad, bloody ...
Plot: vigilante, vigilantism, death of wife, father daughter relationship, home invasion, vengeance, dark hero, violence, revenge, criminal, police, murder investigation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, illinois, new york, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 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, harsh, dark ...
Plot: one man army, vengeance, gunfight, criminal's revenge, murder, revenge, rescue, martial arts, tough guy, hitman, brutality, dark hero ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: sahara, grand central station manhattan new york city, usa, new york, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 66K
Peppermint (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: China, 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, psychological, psychotronic, neo noir ...
Plot: vigilante, female protagonist, revenge, murder, corruption, revenge killing, justice, loss of child, one woman army, strong female lead, police corruption, female vigilante ...
Time: year 2012, year 2017, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.1
 177K
Wrath of Man (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A cold and mysterious new security guard for a Los Angeles cash truck company surprises his co-workers when he unleashes precision skills during a heist. The crew is left wondering who he is and where he came from. Soon, the marksman's ultimate ...
Style: suspense, humorous, psychological, non-linear, neo noir ...
Plot: revenge, fighting crime, crime boss, heist, lone hero, robbery, working undercover, gangsters, security guard, ex soldier, father son relationship, violence ...
Time: 2020s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 203K
Extraction (2020)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Tyler Rake, a fearless mercenary who offers his services on the black market, embarks on a dangerous mission when he is hired to rescue the kidnapped son of a Mumbai crime lord…
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: mercenary, kidnapping, rescue mission, one against many, ex special forces, machismo, swat team, death threat, crimes, stranded, jungle, one man army ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: india, bangladesh, australia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 177K
6 Underground (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: After faking his death, a tech billionaire recruits a team of international operatives for a bold and bloody mission to take down a brutal dictator.
Style: suspense, exciting, entertaining, funny, psychotronic ...
Plot: chase, spy, mission, teamwork, fight, brutality, good versus evil, justice, courage, deception, machismo, paranoia ...
Time: future, 2010s, year 2017
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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: suspense, tense, exciting, captivating, neo noir ...
Plot: gangsters, female assassin, female killer, murder, female protagonist, death, strong female lead, revenge, betrayal, brutality, car chase, little boy ...
Time: 2010s
Place: massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: one man army, terrorism, murder, soldier, navy, prison fight, police, tough guy, revenge, prison, u.s. navy, swat team ...
Time: 2020s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Escape Plan: The Extractors (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After security expert Ray Breslin is hired to rescue the kidnapped daughter of a Hong Kong tech mogul from a formidable Latvian prison, Breslin's girlfriend is also captured. Now he and his team must pull off a deadly rescue mission to confront ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, exciting, neo noir ...
Plot: abduction, martial arts, murder, teamwork, liberation, gunfight, death, prison, group of criminals, vengeance, blackmail, fight scenes ...
Time: 2010s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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: intense, exciting, absurd, entertaining, intellectual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, vigilante, military, corruption, assassination, prison escape, tough guy, lone hero, murder, drug smuggling, female soldier, false accusation of murder ...
Time: 2010s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Marine 5: Battleground (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While working as an EMT back stateside Jake Carter after responding to a distress call, finds himself caught up protecting a person of interest from a biker gang ruthlessly hunting them down.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
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100%
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Rambo: Last Blood (2019)
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Country: USA, Hong Kong, France, Bulgaria, Spain, Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: serious, tense, emotional, captivating, surprise ending ...
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Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Spain, Japan, Germany
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Time: year 2016, 2010s, 21st century, 90s, 2000s
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Safe (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
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Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a former elite agent rescues a 12-year-old Chinese girl who's been abducted, they find themselves in the middle of a standoff between Triads, the Russian Mafia and high-level corrupt New York City politicians and police.
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Hitman: Agent 47 (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Canada
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, intense, sexy ...
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 5.0
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Close Range (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
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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, serious, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.4
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John Wick (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
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Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 60s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Cartels (2016)
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, tense, suspenseful, exciting, ambiguous ending ...
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Place: eastern europe, romania, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: tense, rough, suspenseful, suspense, ambiguous ending ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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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: countdown, race against time, wrestling, bomb, police, hostage, kidnapping, child in peril, violence, criminal, little boy, mercilessness ...
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%