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 serious, exciting, stylized, rough, suspenseful and realistic films and TV shows about / with tough heroes, heroes, violence, blood, gun, murder, rivalry, danger, vengeance and death plots mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as tough heroes: Banshee (2013), Drive (2011), Riddick (2013), First Blood (1982), The Bourne Supremacy (2004), Crank (2006), The Bourne Identity (2002), Solomon Kane (2009), xXx (2002), The Punisher (2004).

List of tough heroes movies

 8.4
 82K
Banshee (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: sexy, serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, organized crime, female nudity, ex convict, crimes, cons and scams, thief, shooting, tough heroes, small town, crime, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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 7.8
 556K
Drive (2011)
Genre: Crime, 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: serious, tense, atmospheric, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, car chase, lone wolves, tough heroes, mechanic, danger, getaway driver, criminal's revenge, crimes, heist, chases and races, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 6.4
 151K
Riddick (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Betrayed by his own kind and left for dead on a desolate planet, Riddick fights for survival against alien predators and becomes more powerful and dangerous than ever before. Soon bounty hunters from throughout the galaxy descend on Riddick only to ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, space and aliens, adventure, outer space, tough heroes, survival, deadly creature, bounty hunter, mysterious planet, heroes, lone wolves, alien ...
Time: future
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 7.7
 220K
First Blood (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure
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, serious, intense, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, soldier, tough heroes, lone wolves, manhunt, danger, gunfight, police brutality, humiliation, ex military, loner, small town ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: vietnam, usa, arizona
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The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
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, suspense, tense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, on the run, spy, tough heroes, fighting the system, uncover truth, manhunt, secret agents, chases and races, espionage, one against many, government agency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: russia, europe, berlin germany, italy, germany ...
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 6.9
 230K
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: exciting, dark humor, intense, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, tough heroes, vengeance, hitman, car chase, gunfight, fist fighting, gory, revenge, crimes, crime, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
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The Bourne Identity (2002)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Czech Republic, France
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: exciting, suspenseful, intense, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, escape, secret agents, political thriller, on the run, tough heroes, assassin, cia, amnesia, uncover truth, car chase, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, langley virginia, barcelona, europe ...
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 6.1
 68K
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: gothic, bleak, rough, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, dark fantasy, supernatural, tough heroes, sorcerer, sword and sorcery, gothic horror, danger, heroes, witch, adventure, murder ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe, north africa
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 5.9
 171K
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: exciting, rough, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, tough heroes, secret agents, danger, double agent, mission, undercover, espionage, master villain, extreme sport, heroic mission, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: prague, prague czech republic, california, colombia, europe ...
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 6.4
 147K
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, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, vigilantism, vengeance, vigilante, tough law enforcer, tough heroes, crimes, lone wolves, funeral, tragic hero, faked death, rage ...
Time: year 2003
Place: puerto rico, miami, virginia
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 7.1
 222K
Pitch Black (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
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, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark hero, deadly creature, monster, alien encounter, one man army, mysterious planet, space travel, survival, tough heroes, outer space, evil alien, anti heroes ...
Time: future
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 7.7
 357K
Black Hawk Down (2001)
Genre: 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, suspenseful, disturbing, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, courage, sniper, warrior, battles, tough heroes, u.s. military, helicopter, army, chaos, danger, military ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1993, 1990s, year 1992
Place: somalia, africa, arkansas, north africa, iraq
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 6.9
 287K
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, rough, tense, biblical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, post apocalypse, survival, post apocalyptic, warrior, dystopic future, chaos, future dystopia, lone wolves, danger, life is a bitch, lone hero ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, san francisco
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 7.2
 324K
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, rough, brutal, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, one man army, vigilantism, lone hero, gunfight, fighting crime, lone wolves, tough heroes, heroes, cia, crimes, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, moscow russia, russia
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 6.5
 104K
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, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: protector, single father, tough heroes, crime, crimes, ex law enforcer, single parent, drug dealer, martial arts, father daughter relationship, small town, fist fighting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, new jersey
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 8.5
 398K
Vikings (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
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: exciting, atmospheric, captivating, breathtaking, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, vikings, battles, norse mythology, legends and myths, heroic, historical character, king, tough heroes, heroes, rise to the top, viking ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, europe
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 4.8
 7K
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: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, tough heroes, hostage, chases and races, criminal heroes, rivalry, disorder, dishonesty, kidnapping, daring rescue, gangsters, one man army ...
Time: contemporary
Place: bucharest, romania
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 6.8
 839
Aaron Stone (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
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, captivating, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: good versus evil, battles, fighting crime, tough heroes, double life, master warrior, computers and web, youth, teenage life, superhero, adventure, world domination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
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 6.8
 280K
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, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: one man army, lone hero, car chase, tough guy, chases and races, chase, fist fighting, danger, tough heroes, ex military, transportation, smuggling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe, french riviera, south of france, riviera ...
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Killer Bean Forever (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Uruguay
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When things go bad in Beantown, top assassin Killer Bean is called to clean-up the mess. Detective Cromwell finds himself in the middle between Killer Bean and mob boss Cappuccino.
Style: exciting, semi serious, captivating, light, stylized
Audience: boys' night, preschoolers
Plot: tough heroes, crimes, master warrior, fighting crime, heroes, society, dishonesty, crime, urban, master criminal, betrayal, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.2
 2K
The Scythian (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: exciting, bloody, stylized, epic, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, heroic, rivalry, tough heroes, legend, battles, massacre, danger, vengeance, violence, culture clash, murder ...
Time: ancient history
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 6.7
 138K
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: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, chases and races, danger, dystopic future, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, resistance, gadget, tough heroes, future dystopia, distopia ...
Time: future, 80s, twentieth century, 2010s, year 2019 ...
Place: los angeles, california
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 4.4
 79K
Ultraviolet (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the late 21st century, a subculture of humans have emerged who have been modified genetically by a vampire-like disease, giving them enhanced speed, incredible stamina and acute intelligence. As they are set apart from "normal" and ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, one woman army, infected, heroic mission, rescue, infection, tough heroes, female protagonist, vampire, child in peril, danger, antidote ...
Time: future, near future
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 7.8
 363K
Predator (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Dutch and his group of commandos are hired by the CIA to rescue downed airmen from guerillas in a Central American jungle. The mission goes well but as they return they find that something is hunting them. Nearly invisible, it blends in with the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, monster, survival, deadly creature, jungle, warrior, hunting, creature, trap, evil alien, danger, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987, twentieth century, future
Place: latin america, central america, south america
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 8.0
 732K
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, dark, bleak, surreal, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark hero, neo noir, crimes, vengeance, justice, social decay, distopia, anti heroes, anti hero, crime, torture, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s, 20th century ...
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 5.2
 10K
Blueberry (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: France, Mexico, UK
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, rivalry, native american, gunfight, vengeance, treasure hunt, adventure, danger, deadly, crimes, escapades, criminal ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona
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G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Framed for crimes against the country, the G.I. Joe team is terminated by Presidential order. This forces the G.I. Joes into not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: good versus evil, swat team, military, tough heroes, world domination, president, terrorism, rescue, conspiracy, nuclear threat, hidden identity, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: london, big ben london, north korea, virginia, tokyo ...
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 6.5
 101K
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, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: lone hero, gunfight, chase, mafia, protector, fist fighting, organized crime, on the run, tough heroes, gangsters, revenge, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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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, suspenseful, serious, tense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biological warfare, zombie, survival, tough heroes, uncover truth, danger, chaos, apocalypse, creature, virus, scientist, social decay ...
Time: future, 21st century
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 5.1
 919
Fireball (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Tai gets out of jail and discovers that his twin brother, Tan has been in coma for the past year. Tan has entered the world of Fireball, a violent game based on basketball hosted by underground criminal gangs, to raise money for Tai's early ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ambition, vengeance, kickboxing, life is a bitch, contests and competitions, sport team, tough heroes, rivalry, basketball, track down, uncover truth, twins ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, thailand
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