Movies like Polar

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Polar (2019)
 6.3
 91K
Polar (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a retiring assassin realizes that he is the target of a hit, he winds up back in the game going head to head with a gang of younger, ruthless killers.
Style: neo noir, tense, captivating, suspenseful, erotic, psychological, scenic, surprise ending, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: assassin, revenge, one man army, one against many, organized crime, vengeance, rivalry, female nudity, crimes, rough sex, superhero, mercenary, murder, assassination attempt, hitman, sniper, violence, betrayal, warrior, tough guy, conspiracy, old man, armory, mercilessness, dark past ...
Time: 2010s
Place: montana, chile, miami, detroit, washington d.c., seattle, new jersey ...

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Most similar movies to Polar

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, surprise ending, neo noir and exciting films with plots about death, fistfight, violence, held at gunpoint, shot in the head, fight and betrayal mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Polar: John Wick (2014), John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017), The Accountant (2016), Hitman: Agent 47 (2015), Mechanic: Resurrection (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 630K
John Wick (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, China
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.
Style: stylized, exciting, neo noir, brutal, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hitman, assassin, vengeance, revenge, vigilante, gangsters, gunfight, lone hero, one man army, martial arts, organized crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 60s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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 ⇓
100%
 7.3
 297K
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 ⇓
81%
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Hitman: Agent 47 (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An assassin teams up with a woman to help her find her father and uncover the mysteries of her ancestry.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, sexy, splatter ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassin, one man army, assassination, murder, super soldier, spy, killer, human experiment, tattoo, crimes, secret identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: berlin germany, singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Bulgaria, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Arthur Bishop thought he had put his murderous past behind him when his most formidable foe kidnaps the love of his life. Now he is forced to travel the globe to complete three impossible assassinations, and do what he does best, make them look like ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, lone hero, chase, assassin, killer, fight scenes, murder, tough guy, lone wolves, criminal's revenge, crimes, assassination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: rio de janeiro, thailand, australia, usa, cambodia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ...
Plot: martial arts, one man army, tough guy, one against many, twists and turns, home invasion, vengeance, revenge, gangsters, russian mafia, violence, nightclub ...
Time: 2020s
Place: usa, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.1
 33K
The Protege (2021)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Rescued as a child by the legendary assassin Moody and trained in the family business, Anna is the world’s most skilled contract killer. When Moody, the man who was like a father to her and taught her everything she needs to know about trust and ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, neo noir, surprise ending ...
Plot: female assassin, revenge, assassin, murder, vengeance, female killer, hitman, drone, spy, seduction, mercenary, female protagonist ...
Time: future, year 1991
Place: vietnam, london, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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 ...
Plot: revenge, cia, one against many, tough guy, ex military, vigilantism, loner, one man army, warrior, kidnapping, vigilante, martial arts ...
Time: 2010s
Place: istanbul turkey, brussels, europe, north america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 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, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, martial arts, child in peril, daring rescue, crimes, missing child, organized crime, father son relationship, murder, police detective, government agent, tough guy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, eastern europe
⇓ 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 ⇓
27%
 6.6
 229K
Jason Bourne (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Spain, Japan, Germany
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: exciting, suspense, captivating, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: spy, chase, espionage, assassin, rogue agent, black ops, cia, assassination, betrayal, cia agent, tough guy, lone hero ...
Time: year 2016, 2010s, 21st century, 90s, 2000s
Place: las vegas, london, berlin germany, rome italy, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 ⇓
25%
 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 ⇓
25%
 5.6
 27K
Fire with Fire (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A fireman takes an unexpected course of action when a man whom he's been ordered to testify against – after being held up at a local convenience store – threatens him.
Style: suspense, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, murder, vigilantism, crimes, vengeance, revenge, vigilante, hitman, chase, assassin, brutality, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, new orleans, usa, los angeles, phoenix arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
One in the Chamber (2012)
Genre: Action, 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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, rivalry, crimes, criminal heroes, violence spree, murder, corruption, mob hit, mob boss, gangsters, money, crime boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: prague, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
S.W.A.T.: Under Siege (2017)
Genre: Action, 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: police, corrupt cop, survival, death of friend, swat team, chase, murder, spy, brutality, violence, husband wife relationship, police chase ...
Time: 2010s
Place: washington state, seattle, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 195K
Atomic Blonde (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Sweden, Hungary
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, sexy, harsh, exciting ...
Plot: spy, cold war, lgbt, female assassin, female killer, woman fights a man, lesbian, female spy, female agent, rogue agent, undercover agent, double agent ...
Time: 80s, year 1989, year 1987, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, east berlin, germany, eastern europe, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 6.5
 188K
The Gray Man (2022)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When a shadowy CIA agent uncovers damning agency secrets, he's hunted across the globe by a sociopathic rogue operative who's put a bounty on his head.
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense, suspense, neo noir ...
Plot: assassin, hitman, agent, cia, spy, gunfight, secret, fight, ex cia agent, mission, cia agent, murder ...
Time: future, 2020s, 2000s, year 2003
Place: prague, europe, bangkok thailand, central europe, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: surprise ending, suspense, exciting, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: secret service agent, female agent, vendetta, violence, chase, husband wife relationship, conspiracy, political prisoner, tragic hero, male female relationship, murder, betrayal ...
Time: 2000s
Place: korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
 73K
Ninja Assassin (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ninja Assassin follows Raizo, one of the deadliest assassins in the world. Taken from the streets as a child, he was transformed into a trained killer by the Ozunu Clan, a secret society whose very existence is considered a myth. But haunted by the ...
Style: bloody, exciting, intense, brutal, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, vengeance, kung fu, one man army, assassin, revenge, one against many, sword fight, martial artist, assassination, violent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: japan, china, osaka japan, berlin germany, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.4
 13K
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: emotional, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, yakuza, police investigation, gangsters, martial arts, murder, assassin, rivalry, revenge, violence, transformation, redemption ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, san francisco, china, canada, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
 6.6
 83K
Anna (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Canada, Russia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Beneath Anna Poliatova's striking beauty lies a secret that will unleash her indelible strength and skill to become one of the world's most feared government assassins.
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: spy, female assassin, female protagonist, female spy, female agent, murder, cia agent, assassin, one woman army, model, double agent, russian spy ...
Time: 90s, 80s, year 1987, year 1990, year 1985
Place: paris france, moscow russia, milan italy, bahamas, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Bad Boys for Life (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Marcus Burnett is now a police inspector and Mike Lowery is in a midlife crisis. They unite again when an Albanian mercenary, whose brother they killed, promises them an important bonus.
Style: buddy comedy, buddy movie, humorous, tense, entertaining ...
Plot: police detective, police, buddy cop, tough guy, police partner, chase, police officer, race against time, investigation, friendship between men, showdown, nightclub ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: florida, north america, usa, mexico city, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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
Place: italy, paris france, new york, florence, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Some of Sin City's most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants.
Style: neo noir, surreal, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, femme fatale, heroes, vengeance, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, superhero, criminal heroes, escapades, rivalry, life is a bitch, stripper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Hunter's Prayer (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany, Spain, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An assassin forges an unlikely partnership with one of his targets: a woman seeking revenge for the murder of her family.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, surprise ending, exciting, neo noir
Plot: escape, escape attempt, survival, runaway, chase, orphan, teenager, security guard, one man army, innocent person killed, warrior, rescue ...
Time: 2010s
Place: yorkshire, switzerland, france, new york, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.5
 799
Crackerjack (1994)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A cop on vacation at a mountain resort comes to the rescue when the resort is taken over by violent criminals.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: mountain, heist, ski resort, hostile takeover, terrorist plot, hostage, terrorism, heroes, good versus evil, resort, female mercenary, female assassin ...
Time: 90s
Place: east germany, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.7
 23K
Memory (2022)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Alex, an assassin-for-hire, finds that he's become a target after he refuses to complete a job for a dangerous criminal organization. With the crime syndicate and FBI in hot pursuit, Alex has the skills to stay ahead, except for one thing: he ...
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, captivating, neo noir ...
Plot: hitman, professional killer, moral dilemma, murder, assassination attempt, gunfight, fight, fbi agent, vigilante, one last job, male protagonist, attack ...
Time: 2020s
Place: texas, mexico, el paso texas, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.6
 165K
The Old Guard (2020)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Four immortal mercenaries who've secretly protected humanity for centuries become targeted for their mysterious powers just as they discover a new immortal.
Style: visually appealing, futuristic, captivating, exciting, feminist film ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: immortality, ambush, female protagonist, strong female lead, immortal, gay, superhero, home invasion, female warrior, female soldier, shared dream, existentialism ...
Time: 2010s, middle ages, 2020s
Place: afghanistan, sudan, london, morocco, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%