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 rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized and realistic films and TV shows about / with tough heroes, heroes, murder, violence, chase, blood, death, dialogue, vengeance and shot in the chest plots mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as tough heroes: Riddick (2013), Drive (2011), Banshee (2013), First Blood (1982), The Bourne Supremacy (2004), The Punisher (2004), Crank (2006), Solomon Kane (2009), Pitch Black (2000), The Bourne Identity (2002).

List of tough heroes movies

 6.4
 146K
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: space and aliens, survival, one man army, adventure, tough heroes, bounty hunter, outer space, deadly creature, heroes, mysterious planet, lone wolves, danger ...
Time: future
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 7.8
 528K
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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, neo noir, lone wolves, tough heroes, danger, mechanic, heist, criminal's revenge, chases and races, crimes, organized crime, getaway driver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 8.4
 78K
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, organized crime, cons and scams, ex convict, crimes, shooting, small town, female nudity, tough heroes, crime, strong sexual content, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania
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 7.7
 206K
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, humiliation, danger, police brutality, ex military, loner, gunfight, 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: on the run, tough heroes, cia, manhunt, fighting the system, spy, uncover truth, chases and races, espionage, assassin, heroic mission, one against many ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: russia, europe, italy, germany, usa ...
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 6.4
 144K
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, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, vigilantism, vengeance, tough law enforcer, tough heroes, one man army, tragic hero, crimes, lone wolves, funeral, faked death, rage ...
Time: year 2003
Place: puerto rico, virginia
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 6.9
 224K
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: dark humor, intense, semi serious, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, tough heroes, vengeance, one man army, assassin, car chase, gory, revenge, race against time, danger, crime, fist fighting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
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 6.1
 66K
Solomon Kane (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, atmospheric, exciting, stylized, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, tough heroes, sorcerer, danger, dark fantasy, heroes, gothic horror, adventure, murder, redemption, mercenary ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe, north africa, dungeon
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 7.1
 216K
Pitch Black (2000)
Genre: 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: suspenseful, futuristic, suspense, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, dark hero, survival, alien encounter, mysterious planet, monster, space travel, tough heroes, evil alien, anti heroes, one man army, outer space ...
Time: future
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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: exciting, suspenseful, intense, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, on the run, escape, tough heroes, assassin, amnesia, cia, car chase, haunted by the past, uncover truth, secret, peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, hamburg germany, langley virginia, switzerland, europe ...
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 7.7
 343K
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: courage, sniper, war, battles, tough heroes, warrior, danger, military, helicopter, survival, army, u.s. military ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1993, year 1992
Place: somalia, africa, arkansas, iraq
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 6.5
 100K
Homefront (2013)
Genre: Action, 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, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: protector, tough heroes, ex law enforcer, single parent, crimes, drug dealer, martial arts, crime, small town, single father, car chase, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, new jersey
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 6.9
 275K
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, rough, tense, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, warrior, post apocalyptic, chaos, brutality, lone wolves, post apocalypse, future dystopia, danger, tough heroes, christianity ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, cross country, san francisco
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 8.6
 353K
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, heroic, legends and myths, historical character, tough heroes, rise to the top, king, master warrior, adventure, intrigue ...
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: suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, tough heroes, chases and races, criminal heroes, dishonesty, disorder, rivalry, kidnapping, one man army, daring rescue, hostage, heist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: bucharest, romania
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 7.2
 307K
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: rough, brutal, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, one man army, lone hero, gunfight, fighting crime, vigilantism, lone wolves, heroes, tough heroes, corruption, loner, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, moscow russia, russia
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 5.9
 167K
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, serious, stylized, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, espionage, tough heroes, danger, double agent, mission, undercover, master villain, heroic mission, extreme sport, rivalry, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: prague, prague czech republic, california, europe, colombia ...
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 6.1
 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
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, tough heroes, rivalry, heroic, battles, massacre, legend, vengeance, culture clash, danger, murder, violence ...
Time: ancient history
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 6.7
 132K
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, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, resistance, gadget, against the odds, tough heroes, death sentence, prison ...
Time: future, 20th century, 2010s, near future, twentieth century ...
Place: california, los angeles
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 6.8
 272K
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
Plot: lone hero, car chase, one man army, chase, chases and races, tough guy, danger, transportation, delivery, ex military, fist fighting, daring rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe, french riviera, saint tropez, riviera ...
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 8.0
 719K
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, vengeance, justice, crime, neo noir, social decay, torture, crimes, gory, corruption, tough heroes, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s
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 6.5
 97K
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
Plot: lone hero, mafia, gunfight, organized crime, chase, protector, on the run, tough heroes, revenge, kidnapping, fist fighting, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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 7.8
 349K
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: monster, survival, alien, jungle, deadly creature, warrior, creature, trap, danger, invisibility, chase, evil alien ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, twentieth century, year 1987, future
Place: latin america, central america, south america, mine
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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: zombie, survival, biological warfare, tough heroes, uncover truth, danger, brutality, apocalypse, chaos, scientist, creature, virus ...
Time: future, 21st century
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 5.7
 109K
Priest (2011)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In an alternate world, humanity and vampires have warred for centuries. After the last Vampire War, the veteran Warrior Priest lives in obscurity with other humans inside one of the Church's walled cities. When the Priest's niece is ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bleak, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, good versus evil, danger, disobey, vampire hunter, clergy, master warrior, future dystopia, tough heroes, supernatural, daring rescue, escapades ...
Time: future
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 4.4
 77K
Ultraviolet (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, vampire, infected, heroic mission, rescue, infection, tough heroes, antidote, biological warfare, doctor, cure, one woman army ...
Time: future, near future
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 5.7
 3K
Combustion (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Mikel will marry Julia, owner of a major jewelry he inherited from his parents. During the party in announcing their commitment, Mikel meets Ari, one of the waitresses catering. The attraction that arises between them will make Mikel is interested ...
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, serious, sexy ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, car chase, tough heroes, rivalry, love triangle, undressing, male nudity, robbery, female nudity, chase, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
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 7.4
 73K
Felon (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A family man convicted of killing an intruder must cope with life afterward in the violent penal system.
Style: realistic, serious, brutal, emotional, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, fist fighting, fighting the system, murder, prison riot, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, rivalry, tough heroes, police brutality, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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 7.6
 397K
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential enemy and every object could be a deadly bomb.
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: iraq war, military, soldier, army, marines, war, sniper, determination, peril, violence, deadly, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2004, 2000s
Place: iraq, middle east
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Escape from L.A. (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: This time, a cataclysmic temblor hits Los Angeles, turning it into an island. The president views the quake as a sign from above, expels Los Angeles from the country and makes it a penal colony for those found guilty of moral crimes. When his ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, race against time, earthquake, lone wolves, chaos and mayhem, tough heroes, daring rescue, heroic mission, life is a bitch, chases and races, danger, post apocalyptic ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new york, latin america
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