Movies like Vanquish

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Vanquish (2021)
 2.7
 3K
Vanquish (2021)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Victoria is a young mother trying to put her dark past as a Russian drug courier behind her, but retired cop Damon forces Victoria to do his bidding by holding her daughter hostage. Now, Victoria must use guns, guts and a motorcycle to take out a series of violent gangsters—or she may never see her child again.
Style: suspense, captivating, surprise ending, neo noir
Plot: police, child abduction, criminal, kidnapping, murder, revenge, hostage, retired cop, crimes, murderer, abduction, blackmail, fighting crime, woman with a gun, lynching, criminal's revenge, survival, gangsters, henchman, prostitute, money, gang, motorcycle, bodyguard, violence ...
Time: 2020s

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Most similar movies to Vanquish

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, surprise ending, neo noir and tense films with plots about hostage, deception, murder, death, violence, escape and held at gunpoint mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Vanquish: Operator (2015), The Doorman (2020), I Am Wrath (2016), Black and Blue (2019), Black Cat Run (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Operator (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When the daughter of veteran 911 call center operator Pamela, and her estranged husband Jeremy, a Senior Police Officer, is kidnapped and held hostage, they are left desperate, with no choice but to follow the kidnapper's rules: send messages ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, psychological, captivating, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, police, hostage, haunted by the past, chaos, danger, manipulation, criminal, betrayal, redemption, survival, husband wife relationship ...
Place: atlanta georgia
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95%
 4.5
 5K
The Doorman (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A former Marine turned doorman at a luxury New York City high-rise must outsmart and battle a group of art thieves and their ruthless leader — while struggling to protect her sister's family. As the thieves become increasingly desperate and ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, female protagonist, danger, gang, fistfight, criminal, fight, rescue, combat, life is a bitch, rehabilitation, injury ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.4
 14K
I Am Wrath (2016)
Genre: Action, 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: tense, exciting, suspense, bleak, surprise ending ...
Plot: revenge, murder, police corruption, brutality, violence, danger, dark hero, sociopath, paranoia, street shootout, hairdresser, corrupt politician ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.4
 19K
Black and Blue (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Exposure follows a rookie Detroit African-American female cop who stumbles upon corrupt officers who are murdering a drug dealer, an incident captured by her body cam. They pursue her through the night in an attempt to destroy the footage, but to ...
Style: suspense, tense, bleak, slang, neo noir ...
Plot: drug lord, rookie, police, police corruption, danger, criminal gang, organized crime, policewoman, corrupt cop, police chase, mercilessness, justice ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new orleans, detroit, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 5.7
 585
Black Cat Run (1998)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl is in love with a gas station attendant and sees him against her father's wishes. The father is the sheriff and shortly after a confrontation with the boy friend, he is killed by escaped convicts and the daughter is kidnapped. Everyone, ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, duct tape over mouth, race against time, chase, danger, rescue, desert, murder, false accusation, kidnapping, gas station, fugitives ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: oklahoma, texas, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.0
 11K
First Kill (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A police chief tries to solve a kidnapping that involves a bank robber holding a young boy hostage.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, danger, rescue, fight, betrayal, conspiracy, father son relationship, police corruption, murder, heist gone wrong, investigation, fear ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.5
 15K
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, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female assassin, martial arts, female protagonist, robbery, conspiracy, tough girl, hand to hand combat, assassin, heist, brutality, violence, hitman ...
Place: washington d.c., cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.6
 31K
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, police corruption, undercover cop, robbery, rescue, father son relationship, race against time, brutality, police detective, betrayal, car chase ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Cohen and Tate (1988)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A boy kidnapped by two mismatched hitmen puts them at each other's throats while being driven to their employers, possibly to be killed. Cohen, an older professional becomes increasingly irritated with his partner Tate, a brutish killer, when ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, psychopath, hitman, gangsters, danger, assassination attempt, on the run, witness protection, child abduction, assassin, missing person ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, oklahoma, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.8
 2K
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, hostage, kidnapping, danger, criminal, violence, mercilessness, rescue, brutality ...
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Mother's Worst Fear (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alice is starting a new chapter in life by moving on from her highly stressful job as a hostage negotiator and putting more focus on her family. Suddenly, her world is turned upside down when her daughter is abducted with no demand for ransom. As ...
Style: captivating, suspense, entertaining
Plot: chloroform, family relations, revenge, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, new job, hostage negotiator, abduction, vendetta, criminal's revenge, fighting crime, kidnapping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.9
 18K
Night Hunter (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A police task force traps an online predator, only to discover that the depth of his crimes goes far beyond anything they had anticipated.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: profiler, serial killer, tragic past, vigilante, ex husband ex wife relationship, father daughter relationship, fbi agent, schizophrenic, kidnap, psychopath, investigation, pedophile ...
Time: 2010s
Place: minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: survival, chase, martial arts, foot chase, corrupt cop, death of friend, murder, husband wife relationship, police chase, self mutilation, violence, police ...
Time: 2010s
Place: seattle washington, seattle, washington state, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
 174K
Extraction (2020)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Thailand
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, ambiguous ending, surprise ending ...
Plot: rescue mission, mercenary, swat team, ex special forces, child abduction, one man army, organized crime, human trafficking, kidnapping, death threat, crime boss, jungle ...
Time: 2020s
Place: india, bangladesh, mumbai india, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.2
 7K
SuperFly (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Career criminal Youngblood Priest wants out of the Atlanta drug scene, but as he ramps up sales, one little slip up threatens to bring the whole operation down before he can make his exit.
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspense, exciting, tense ...
Plot: money, nightclub, police, arrest, driving, corruption, cocaine, jewelry, fight, escape, party, car chase ...
Time: 2010s
Place: hong kong, atlanta georgia, montenegro, texas, atlanta ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 70K
Triple 9 (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet across town.
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: heist, bank robbery, murder, police corruption, betrayal, crime, crimes, law enforcement, dirty cop, corruption, violence, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, tel aviv israel, atlanta georgia, boston, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, suspenseful, suspense, rough, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder, brutality, danger, anti hero, sociopath, anti heroes, gangsters, chase, fbi agent, ex special forces, tough guy, killer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.0
 9K
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, surprise ending ...
Plot: female assassin, female killer, gangsters, car chase, revenge, brutality, betrayal, murder, gangster, little boy, guilt, organized crime ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 4.5
 329
Maximum Force (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three renegade cops team up to take on the corrupt chief of police and a crime lords hatchet-man.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, undercover, chase, prostitute, police detective, renegade, police officer, computer cracker, crime, partners, dishonesty, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 26K
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, firemen, witness protection, vigilantism, murder, danger, police detective, u.s. marshal, rescue, vengeance, crimes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new orleans, phoenix arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.7
 221
Trapped! (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A weekend vacation turns terrifying when computer scientist Samantha (Alexandra Paul) and her daughter are lured into the hands of a killer. Kidnapped and held hostage, Samantha is given a choice: she must use her expertise to help her captors carry ...
Style: suspense, psychological thriller, captivating, tense
Plot: abduction, tape over mouth, psycho killer, criminal, crimes, mother daughter relationship, kidnapping, kidnapped woman, hostage, murderer, homicidal maniac, kidnapped ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.7
 2K
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, suspenseful, suspense, rough, neo noir
Plot: aikido, martial arts, rescue, chase, betrayal, brutality, violence, murder, death, police detective, security guard, tough guy ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.3
 6K
Line of Duty (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Frank Penny is a disgraced cop looking for a shot at redemption. When the police chief's 11-year-old daughter is abducted, Frank goes rogue to try and save her. But to find the girl, Frank will need the help of Ava Brooks, whose live-streaming ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, psychotronic, buddy comedy
Plot: police, friendship, investigation, heroes, police detective, brutality, criminal, heroism, one man army, undercover cop, bravery, police officer ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 57K
21 Bridges (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A disgraced NYPD detective after being thrust into a citywide manhunt for a cop killer, is given a shot at redemption.
Style: surprise ending, neo noir, bleak, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: police officer killed, murder investigation, manhunt, nypd, hostage, police corruption, conspiracy, corrupt cop, police officer, police, criminal, police detective ...
Time: 2010s
Place: manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
 35K
Kidnap (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A mother (in her Minivan) stops at nothing to recover her kidnapped son.
Style: surprise ending, realistic, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, abduction, single mother, strong female lead, danger, rescue, child in peril, track down, child abduction, determination, mercilessness, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 54K
Live by Night (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A story set in the Prohibition Era and centered around a group of individuals and their dealings in the world of organized crime.
Style: neo noir, stylized, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prohibition, organized crime, betrayal, revenge, gangster, gangsters, love, mafia, chase, friendship, alcohol, criminal ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: florida, boston, miami, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 10K
Triple Threat (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Thailand, China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A crime syndicate places a hit on a billionaire's daughter, making her the target of an elite assassin squad. A small band of down-and-out mercenaries protects her, fighting tooth and nail to stop the assassins from reaching their target.
Style: intense, suspense, brutal, bloody, surprise ending
Plot: organized crime, hitman, police shootout, mercenary, police, martial arts, fight, captivity, danger, murder, police station, chase ...
Time: 2010s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 8K
Standoff (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A troubled veteran gets a chance at redemption by protecting a girl from an assassin after she witnesses a murder. Holding a shotgun with a single shell, he engages in physical and psychological warfare in a desperate fight for the girl's life.
Style: psychological thriller, suspense, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: witness, murder, rifle, rescue, moral dilemma, danger, redemption, brutality, deception, escape, machismo, killer ...
Time: year 2015, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.8
 8K
The Courier (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This intense action-thriller unfolds in real time as two embattled souls fight for their lives. Gary Oldman stars as a vicious crime boss out to kill Nick, the lone witness set to testify against him. He hires a mysterious female motorcycle courier ...
Style: suspense, captivating, entertaining, exciting, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: danger, survival, crime boss, messenger, bomb, police, chase, gunfight, crimes, witnessing a crime, deadly, crime ...
Time: 2010s
Place: washington d.c., empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, tower bridge london, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 13K
Point Blank (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A nurse is forced to spring a wounded murder suspect from the hospital when the man’s brother kidnaps his pregnant wife and wants to make a trade.
Style: captivating, tense, bleak, brutal, remake of french film ...
Plot: ambulance, anger, conspiracy, criminal, paranoia, organized crime, betrayal, chase, escape, gang, corruption, pregnant woman ...
Time: 2010s
Place: cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%