Tough heroes movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant tough heroes movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized and bloody films and TV shows about / with tough heroes, heroes, violence, murder, blood, death, gun, vengeance, fight and gunfight plots mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as tough heroes: Solomon Kane (2009), Taken (2008), The Equalizer (2014), Crank (2006), Banshee (2013), xXx (2002), Renegade (2004), Homefront (2013), Drive (2011), The Bourne Supremacy (2004).

List of tough heroes movies

Solomon Kane (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A nomadic 16th century warrior, condemned to hell for his brutal past, seeks redemption by renouncing violence, but finds some things are worth burning for as he fights to free a young Puritan woman from the grip of evil.
Style: dark fantasy, gothic, atmospheric, gothic horror, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, good versus evil, redemption, supernatural, medieval, chase, violence, black magic, witch, deal with the devil, devil, betrayal ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century
Place: england, europe, north africa
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Taken (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While vacationing with a friend in Paris, an American girl is kidnapped by a gang of human traffickers intent on selling her into forced prostitution. Working against the clock, her ex-spy father must pull out all the stops to save her. But with his ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, entertaining, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, chick flick, manly, teens ...
Plot: kidnapping, revenge, vigilantism, human trafficking, dark hero, chase, one man army, secret service, father daughter relationship, lone hero, abduction, tough heroes ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, usa, north america
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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, exciting, brutal, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, corruption, hitman, gunfight, loner, assassin, violence, lone hero, one man army, organized crime, tough heroes ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: boston, russia, moscow russia, usa, massachusetts
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Crank (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Professional assassin Chev Chelios learns his rival has injected him with a poison that will kill him if his heart rate drops.
Style: intense, exciting, humorous, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: manly, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, revenge, dark humor, tough heroes, hitman, drugs, one man army, gunfight, lone hero, car chase, assassin, cell phone ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, north america
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Banshee (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Banshee is an American drama television series set in a small town in Pennsylvania Amish country and features an enigmatic ex-con posing as a murdered sheriff who imposes his own brand of justice while also cooking up plans that serve his own ...
Style: exciting, sexy, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ex convict, sheriff, tough heroes, female nudity, organized crime, sexual activity, small town, social relations, double life, thief, cons and scams, mysterious past ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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xXx (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Xander Cage is your standard adrenaline junkie with no fear and a lousy attitude. When the US Government "recruits" him to go on a mission, he's not exactly thrilled. His mission: to gather information on an organization that may just ...
Style: rough, entertaining, exciting, intense, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, kids, manly, teens
Plot: undercover, secret agents, chase, lone hero, spy, escapades, gunfight, heroic mission, extreme sport, tough heroes, espionage, mission ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: prague, europe, washington d.c., california, czech republic ...
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Renegade (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: UK, France, Mexico
Duration: 124 min.
Story: U.S Marshal Mike Donovan has dark memories of the death of his first love. He keeps peace between the Americans and the natives who had temporarily adopted and taken care of him. The evil actions of a white sorcerer lead him to confront the villain ...
Style: psychedelic, psychological, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, gunfight, vengeance, rivalry, suspense, desert, revenge, escapades, criminal, female nudity, superhero, gold mine ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona
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Homefront (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Phil Broker is a former DEA agent who has gone through a crisis after his action against a biker gang went horribly wrong and it cost the life of his boss' son. He is recently widowed and is left with a 9-years-old daughter,Maddy. He decides to ...
Style: serious, tense, exciting, rough, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: father daughter relationship, protector, chase, tough heroes, single father, ex law enforcer, undercover cop, drug dealer, single parent, kidnapping, retiring, car chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, new jersey
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Drive (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Hollywood stunt performer who moonlights as a wheelman for criminals discovers that a contract has been put on him after a heist gone wrong.
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, heist, mechanic, lone wolves, tough heroes, suspense, revenge, loner, organized crime, car, violent, love ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Russia, India
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When a CIA operation to purchase classified Russian documents is blown by a rival agent, who then shows up in the sleepy seaside village where Bourne and Marie have been living. The pair run for their lives and Bourne, who promised retaliation ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, intellectual, serious, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: spy, conspiracy, cia, espionage, amnesia, suspense, secret agents, on the run, revenge, twists and turns, tough heroes, dark past ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: russia, europe, berlin germany, napoli italy, manhattan new york city ...
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The Transporter (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Former Special Forces officer, Frank Martin will deliver anything to anyone for the right price, and his no-questions-asked policy puts him in high demand. But when he realizes his latest cargo is alive, it sets in motion a dangerous chain of ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, car, tough guy, lone hero, gunfight, martial arts, fight scenes, transportation, escapades, tough heroes, fight ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: france, nice france, hong kong, europe, cannes ...
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Aaron Stone (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
TV show
Story: Aaron Stone is a live-action, single-camera adventure series created by Bruce Kalish. Originally broadcast with the launch of Disney XD on February 13, 2009. It was the first original series to air on the network. The series is about a teenager ...
Style: exciting, melancholic, feel good, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: fighting crime, good versus evil, tough heroes, double life, master warrior, teenage life, battles, teenage boy, youth, computers and web, superhero, heroes ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, 21st century
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Another World (2014)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Israel
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The movie is a post-apocalyptic horror/science fiction film. the setting is in a near post apocalyptic future where a biological warfare program goes wrong, and turns most of humanity to mindless, murderous creatures.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, biological warfare, zombie, uncover truth, tough heroes, virus, survival, post apocalypse, chaos, infection, scientist, creature ...
Time: future, 21st century
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Pitch Black (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When their ship crash-lands on a remote planet, the marooned passengers soon learn that escaped convict Riddick isn't the only thing they have to fear. Deadly creatures lurk in the shadows, waiting to attack in the dark, and the planet is ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, tense, harsh, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, survival, creature, suspense, alien life-form, alien, space travel, escape, dark hero, space, deadly creature, space and aliens ...
Time: future
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Death Race (2008)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Terminal Island, New York: 2020. Overcrowding in the US penal system has reached a breaking point. Prisons have been turned over to a monolithic Weyland Corporation, which sees jails full of thugs as an opportunity for televised sport. Adrenalized ...
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, visually appealing, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, car chase, car, car race, race, tough heroes, tough guy, prison life, survival, death, revenge, fight ...
Time: future, 2010s, year 2012, 2020s
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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: President Lincoln's mother is killed by a supernatural creature, which fuels his passion to crush vampires and their slave-owning helpers.
Style: gothic, exciting, stylized, splatter, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, vampire hunter, undead, american civil war, tough heroes, violence, president, monster, civil war, warrior, head of state ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 20th century, 60s, 1830s ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, indiana, new orleans
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The Expendables 2 (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, China
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Mr. Church reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck, but when one of their men is murdered on the job, their quest for revenge puts them deep in enemy territory and up against an unexpected threat.
Style: exciting, bloody, humorous, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: manly, boys' night
Plot: gunfight, ex military, mercenary, hotshot, tough heroes, revenge, villain, tough guy, violent, martial arts, fistfight, battles ...
Time: 80s, 2010s, year 2012, 21st century
Place: europe, china, new orleans, nepal, paris france ...
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The Bourne Identity (2002)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Wounded to the brink of death and suffering from amnesia, Jason Bourne is rescued at sea by a fisherman. With nothing to go on but a Swiss bank account number, he starts to reconstruct his life, but finds that many people he encounters want him ...
Style: intense, exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: spy, amnesia, secret agents, cia, on the run, tough heroes, escape, secret service, one against many, car chase, secret past, suspense ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: paris france, hamburg germany, greece, europe, langley virginia ...
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Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An assassin is shot at the altar by her ruthless employer, Bill and other members of their assassination circle – but 'The Bride' lives to plot her vengeance. Setting out for some payback, she makes a death list and hunts down those who ...
Style: tense, non-linear, bloody, visually appealing, exciting ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: revenge, vengeance, martial arts, mentor, female protagonist, dark hero, fight, mission, sword, violent, katana, organized crime ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 2000s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, austin texas, asia, usa ...
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First Blood (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When former Green Beret John Rambo is harassed by local law enforcement and arrested for vagrancy, the Vietnam vet snaps, runs for the hills and rat-a-tat-tats his way into the action-movie hall of fame. Hounded by a relentless sheriff, Rambo ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, bloody ...
Audience: manly, boys' night, teens
Plot: gunfight, vietnam war, soldier, tough heroes, one man army, police brutality, escape, vietnam veteran, lone wolves, tough guy, manhunt, chase ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, washington state, usa, arizona
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The Book of Eli (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.
Style: futuristic, serious, heroic, biblical, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, post apocalypse, religion, faith, lone hero, desert, protector, dystopic future, chaos, future dystopia, bible ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, san francisco
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Safe (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
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.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, organized crime, chase, lone hero, protector, ex military, gunfight, on the run, justice, mafia, tough heroes, revenge ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, north america, brooklyn new york city
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The Punisher (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When undercover FBI agent Frank Castle's wife and son are slaughtered, he becomes 'the Punisher' -- a ruthless vigilante willing to go to any length to avenge his family.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, vengeance, vigilante, vigilantism, lone hero, violence, one man army, superhero, tough guy, lone wolves, mafia, tough heroes ...
Time: year 2003
Place: florida, puerto rico, miami, virginia
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The Running Man (1987)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: By 2017, the global economy has collapsed and American society has become a totalitarian police state, censoring all cultural activity. The government pacifies the populace by broadcasting a number of game shows in which convicted criminals fight ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, cyberpunk, chase, dystopic future, prison, rivalry, resistance, prison escape, gadget, tough heroes, future dystopia, game of death ...
Time: future, near future, 80s, year 2017, year 2019 ...
Place: los angeles, california
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Sin City (2005)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, the brokenhearted. Some call it dark… Hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home — Crooked cops, sexy dames, desperate vigilantes. Some are seeking revenge, others lust ...
Style: atmospheric, neo noir, dark, surreal, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: corruption, vengeance, justice, distopia, dark hero, revenge, multiple storylines, killings, hitman, tough heroes, violent, organized crime ...
Time: 2000s, 90s, 80s, 20th century, 21st century
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Punisher: War Zone (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Waging his one-man war on the world of organized crime, ruthless vigilante-hero Frank Castle sets his sights on overeager mob boss Billy Russoti. After Russoti is left horribly disfigured by Castle, he sets out for vengeance under his new alias: ...
Style: stylized, brutal, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vigilante, vigilantism, dark hero, tough guy, vengeance, one man army, revenge, superhero, tough heroes, heroes, violent, brutality ...
Time: 2000s, 80s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Vikings (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Vikings follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the sagas of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family, as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. As well as being a fearless ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, heroic, captivating, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night, adult
Plot: warrior, viking, battles, king, legends and myths, norse mythology, historical character, leader, sword fight, sword and shield, war, adventurer ...
Time: middle ages, 7th century, 9th century, 8th century
Place: scandinavia, europe, iceland
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Black Hawk Down (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 144 min.
Story: When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy casualties, facing intense fighting from the militia on the ground.
Style: realistic, intense, epic, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, courage, battles, combat, chaos, gunfight, military, survival, sniper, warrior, american soldier, rescue mission ...
Time: year 1993, 90s, 20th century, year 1992
Place: africa, somalia, iraq, north africa, east africa ...
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7 Seconds (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, Switzerland, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When an experienced thief accidentally makes off with a Van Gogh, his partner is kidnapped by gangsters in pursuit of the painting, forcing the criminal to hatch a rescue plan.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, tough heroes, hostage, rivalry, dishonesty, disorder, daring rescue, gangsters, death, fight, murder, kidnapping ...
Place: bucharest, romania
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The Last Warrior (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: These are times when one civilization is replacing another. A new era is about to begin in Central Eurasia. Scythians, the proud warriors, are all but gone. The few of their descendants have become ruthless mercenary assassins, the “waves of ...
Style: heroic, exciting, stylized, bloody, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: legend, warrior, rivalry, ancient history, vengeance, violence, battles, tough heroes, murder, culture clash, rivals, enemy ...
Time: middle ages
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