Movies like Close

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Close (2019)
 5.6
 16K
Close (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A counter-terrorism expert takes a job protecting a young heiress. After an attempted kidnapping puts both of their lives in danger, they must flee.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: bodyguard, heiress, desert, tough girl, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, kidnapping, counter terrorism, dog, strong female character, car, violence, hotel, female friendship, gun, arab, elevator, female protagonist, chase, gunfight, helicopter, night, murder, fish, funeral, underwater ...
Time: 2010s
Place: morocco

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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 chase, violence, gunfight, fistfight, machine gun, murder and pistol mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Close: Chain of Command (1994), Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016), Bright (2017), Extraction (2015), American Assassin (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ⇓
95%
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 ⇓
87%
 6.4
 150K
Bright (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In an alternate present-day where magical creatures live among us, two L.A. cops become embroiled in a prophesied turf battle.
Style: dark, light, tense, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: buddy cop, magical, police, elf, corrupt cop, urban fantasy, resurrection, magic, bomb, gang, federal bureau of investigation, dark fantasy ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.1
 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: suspense, disturbing, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: rescue, death of wife, father son relationship, murder, brutality, deception, machismo, death, escape, revenge, violence, russian ...
Time: year 2005, 2010s, 2000s, year 2004
Place: prague czech republic, czech republic, prague, langley virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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 ⇓
67%
 3.8
 4K
Submerged (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Chris Kody, imprisoned member of the US military, is released from prison and reunited with his old team in order to pursue a renegade scientist. The catch, the scientist has developed mind control technology that can make even your friends into ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, undercover, rescue, soldier, martial arts, espionage, adventure, daring rescue, confined, master villain, save the day, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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, surprise ending
Plot: commando, british, terrorist, gore, corpse, held at gunpoint, suicide, beating, shot to death, tied to a chair, cell phone, kidnapping ...
Time: 2010s
Place: iran, ukraine, big ben london, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.2
 24K
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: suspense, exciting, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: rogue agent, cia, biohazard, spy mission, spy, terrorism, timebomb, betrayal, female warrior, tough girl, virus, conspiracy ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s
Place: paris france, moscow russia, tower bridge london, langley virginia, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Condemned 2 (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former bounty hunter who finds himself on the run as part of a revamped Condemned tournament, in which convicts are forced to fight each other to the death as part of a game that's broadcast to the public.
Plot: evil man, battlefield, fight, explosion, ambulance, deputy, rescue, gunfight, arrest, assault rifle, frame up, chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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 ⇓
60%
 3.4
 224
The Blood Bond (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a war-torn Asian land, peace lies in the hands of the Bagwun, a revered religious leader. When he is wounded in an assassination attempt, his sworn protector, Deva, sets out on a dangerous journey to find the one man who can provide the rare ...
Plot: death, shot in the chest, car accident, drunkenness, mentor, doctor, chase, spy, deception, murder, escape, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: John McClane is back and badder than ever, and this time he's working for Homeland Security. He calls on the services of a young hacker in his bid to stop a ring of Internet terrorists intent on taking control of America's computer ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, clever, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: fbi, terrorism, hacker, car chase, explosion, surveillance, violence, bomb, one man army, chaos, hostage, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.1
 734
Striking Range (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When millionaire businessman Ted Billings (Glenn Morshower) double-crosses his partners in a weapons deal, he decides to hire some protection. Billings enlists Eugene "Vash" Vasher (Lou Diamond Phillips) a mercenary-for-hire and soon, Vash ...
Style: serious, realistic, surprise ending, suspense
Plot: betrayal, chase, arms dealing, adventure, chases and races, crimes, stabbed to death, bodyguard, disarming someone, martial arts, hand to hand combat, shot in the shoulder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: suspense
Plot: violence, navy seal, vendetta, city, parkour, m 16, commando raid, rooftop chase, male female relationship, chase, car chase, elevator ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.3
 326
Born of War (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Jordan, Cyprus
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Mina, a young college student, has her life ripped away after her family is killed. When she finds out their murder was part of a botched kidnapping to return her to her real father—a terrorist in the middle east.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, false accusation, murder, terrorism, oil, secret service, gun, uncover truth, parents and children, tough heroes, life turned upside down, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: middle east, canada, england, cyprus
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.4
 11K
Overdrive (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Master car thieves square off against French gangsters in the South of France with money, women and lives all on the line.
Style: captivating, tense, surprise ending, suspense, humorous
Plot: violence, criminal, rescue, foot chase, car chase, crime boss, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, betrayal, murder, brutality, anti hero, gunfight ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france, french riviera, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.6
 28K
Hunter Killer (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An untested American submarine captain teams with U.S. Navy SEALs to rescue the Russian president, who has been kidnapped by a rogue general.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, u.s. navy, warship, save the day, danger, murder, violence, death, kidnapping, race against time, russian army, sniper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c., scotland, scottish highlands, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Black Moon Rising (1986)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An FBI free-lancer stashes a stolen Las Vegas-crime tape in a high-tech car stolen by someone else.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, heist, investigation, one man army, revenge, fbi, assassin, shotgun, robbery, car, thief ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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London Has Fallen (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In London for the Prime Minister's funeral, Mike Banning discovers a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, intense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist attack, danger, assassination, secret service, save the day, heroes, president, surveillance, conspiracy, hostage, mixed martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, london, nevada, pakistan, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Detonator II: Night Watch (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Croatia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: UN agents Mike Graham and Sabrina Carver are sent by their director Nick Caldwell to investigate the theft of Rembrandt's painting, "The Night Watch". The trail takes them from Amsterdam to Hong Kong and involves them in not only art ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forgery, undercover, investigation, espionage, painting, art theft, rivalry, daring rescue, adventure, crimes, danger, heist ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, amsterdam, europe, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.9
 8K
First Kill (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, UK
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, murder, brutality, money, bank robbery, chase ...
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.6
 191K
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, intense ...
Plot: rogue agent, cia, chase, martial arts, amnesia, espionage, surveillance, cia agent, betrayal, survival, haunted by the past, investigation ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, greece, usa, athens greece, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Taking of Beverly Hills (1991)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A chemical spill has caused the occupants of Beverly Hills to be forcibly evacuated. A retiring football player left behind, finds that the toxic gas emulating from the spill is a bogus front for a heist set up by fired police officers out to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, humorous, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, danger, evacuation, on the run, one man army, heist, car chase, chase, vengeance, police corruption, cons and scams, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: beverly hills, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 6.7
 16K
F/X (1986)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A movies special effects man is hired by a government agency to help stage the assassination of a well known gangster. When the agency double cross him, he uses his special effects to trap the gangster and the corrupt agents.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, clever, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, murder, corruption, car chase, assassin, gunfight, witness protection, stuntman, police, violence, disguise, deception ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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 ⇓
46%
 6.0
 163K
Taken 3 (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Spain, UK, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ex-government operative Bryan Mills finds his life is shattered when he's falsely accused of a murder that hits close to home. As he's pursued by a savvy police inspector, Mills employs his particular set of skills to track the real killer ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, one man army, on the run, revenge, kidnapping, frame up, framed for murder, chase, dishonesty, heroes, law enforcement, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, europe, malibu california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 126K
The Last Stand (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ray Owens is sheriff of the quiet US border town of Sommerton Junction after leaving the LAPD following a bungled operation. Following his escape from the FBI, a notorious drug baron, his gang, and a hostage are heading toward Sommerton Junction ...
Style: exciting, realistic, tense, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, small town, drug lord, fbi, escape, prisoner, sheriff, law enforcement, fighting crime, crimes, tough law enforcer, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, arizona, las vegas, california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, China, France, Norway
Duration: 147 min.
Story: When an IMF mission ends badly, the world is faced with dire consequences. As Ethan Hunt takes it upon himself to fulfil his original briefing, the CIA begin to question his loyalty and his motives. The IMF team find themselves in a race against ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: hand to hand combat, motorcycle, helicopter, handgun, violence, gun, spy, mountain, sniper, mercenary, newscast, sociopath ...
Time: 2010s
Place: germany, berlin germany, jerusalem, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ⇓
42%
Hard Target 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Forced into a deadly cat-and-mouse game, a disgraced mixed martial arts fighter is hunted through the jungles of Southeast Asia.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: mixed martial arts, jungle, retired, human prey, loss of husband, ethnic slur, woman kills a man, sociopath, abandoned warehouse, shot in the forehead, helicopter, pigeon ...
Time: 2010s
Place: bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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