Contract killing movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant contract killing movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense and twists and turns films and TV shows about / with contract killing, murder, crimes, hitman, deadly, graphic violence, danger, gun, betrayal and violence plots mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as contract killing: Fletch (1985), Ava (2020), Out of Season (2004), Through the Air (2015), Gone with the Pope (2010), 2 Days in the Valley (1996), The Contract (1999), The Devil's Business (2011), Breakdown (2016), Take Point (2018).

List of contract killing movies

 6.9
 48K
Fletch (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A veritable chameleon, investigative reporter Irwin "Fletch" Fletcher might drive his editor up the wall, but he always produces great pieces for the newspaper. When his next story is about the drug trade taking place on the beach, Fletch ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, light ...
Plot: undercover, investigation, crimes, cons and scams, dishonesty, journalism, insurance, mistaken identity, murder for hire, contract killing, police corruption, corruption ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, rio de janeiro, usa, santa monica california, utah
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 5.4
 40K
Ava (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A black ops assassin is forced to fight for her own survival after a job goes dangerously wrong.
Style: tense, twists and turns, exciting, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: female spy, female assassin, female agent, strong female character, intelligence agency, woman fights a man, hitman, woman with a gun, contract killing, pursuit, peril, crimes ...
Time: 2020s
Place: boston, paris france
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 4.3
 648
Out of Season (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Romania, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a young drifter is forced to stay the winter in a small seaside town, he inadvertently becomes the catalyst for deceit, double crossings and murder amongst the locals.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, hitman, manipulation, crime gone awry, manipulations, femme fatale, hidden identity, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, crimes, mystery, missing person ...
Time: contemporary
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Through the Air (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Vincent, a former air rifle champion lives a quiet life with his wife and his daughter. Despite his happy family life he ends up with economic problems. One day at the shooting range he meets the mysterious Renaud who promises him a solution to his ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: parents and children, moral dilemma, deadly, contract killing, conspiracy, couples, danger, family problems, family in crisis, debt, boat, shot in the head ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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Gone with the Pope (2010)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: GONE WITH THE POPE stars Duke Mitchell as Paul, a gangster with an unholy scheme: to kidnap the pope and charge "a dollar from every Catholic in the world" as the ransom. Shot in 1975 as KISS THE RING, GONE WITH THE POPE was unfinished at ...
Style: captivating, contemplative, suspense, suspenseful, cult film ...
Plot: criminal, hitman, gangsters, kidnapped man, salvation, betrayal, violence, organized crime, abduction, revenge, redemption, contract killing ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, las vegas, rome italy
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2 Days in the Valley (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a sleepy bedroom community of LA's San Fernando Valley, the murder of a professional athlete by two hit men sets into motion a chain of events that puts the mundane lives of a dozen residents on a collision course. This clever tale tells the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspense, twist ending, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, hitman, hostage, psychopath, attempted murder, crime, crimes, police investigation, gangsters, nudity (full frontal - brief), multiple storylines, faked death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 4.4
 221
The Contract (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anna has a bad week. Her boss is a pain to her, as is the grocery store clerk. Her friend was bad to her, her husband couldn't take his eyes off a waitress, and her babysitter annoyed her. One night at the local pub, she tells a man about her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, rough, scary ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, danger, deadly, mysterious character, crimes, contract killing, violence, brutality, fight, profanity, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Devil's Business (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Two hit men are sent to murder an old associate of their underworld boss. Middle-aged Pinner is the been-there-done-that cynical veteran, while his new inexperienced partner Cully is about as green as they come. Waiting for their mark to return ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: hitman, occult, black magic, danger, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, crimes, murder, contract killing, death, indoor, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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 5.3
 744
Breakdown (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A professional contract killer, haunted by visions of his violent past, spirals out of control. His work compromised as he reaches breaking point, he is forced to defend his family from his ruthless employers.
Style: emotional, psychological thriller, disturbing, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: post traumatic stress disorder, haunted by the past, hitman, hallucination, ex soldier, family relations, family in danger, seeing dead people, criminal gang, trailer, contract killing, murder ...
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Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Television made him famous, but his biggest hits happened off screen. Television producer by day, CIA assassin by night, Chuck Barris was recruited by the CIA at the height of his TV career and trained to become a covert operative. Or so Barris said.
Style: microfilm, semi serious, dark humor, non-linear, suspenseful ...
Plot: hitman, double life, cia, double agent, intrigue, tv show, secret agents, prisoners exchange, star, success, couples, showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1930s ...
Place: new york, mexico, usa, latin america, west berlin west germany ...
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 5.4
 976
Take Point (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: On the day of the U.S. presidential election in 2024, a team of elite mercenaries embark on a secret CIA mission to abduct North Korea's politician in an underground bunker below the Korean Demilitarized Zone. However, they get caught in the ...
Style: tense, suspense, exciting, confusing, brutal
Plot: bunker, mercenary, inter-korean relations, secret mission, military, betrayal, swat, intelligence agency, contract killing, dilemma, gunfight, graphic violence ...
Time: near future
Place: north korea
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Your Ticket Is No Longer Valid (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set within the super-rich jet-set society of Paris, Richard Harris portrays a man whose life is gradually being destroyed. From sexual trauma to financial disaster, he slowly descends into a world of insanity, perversion and finally the bottomless ...
Plot: impotence, contract killing, murder for hire, male prostitute, gypsy, sexual fantasy, brothel madam, nudity (full frontal - brief), dying during sex, female nudity, male nudity, death ...
Place: paris france
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 6.2
 3K
The Guilty (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young person gets hired to kill someone completely unknown, by someone equally unknown. Or is that true? Nothing is what it seems.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: false accusation, law firm, crime, crimes, love affair, life is a bitch, rivalry, deadly, danger, infidelity, social differences, sexual abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: pacific ocean
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 7.4
 31K
Body Heat (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the midst of a searing Florida heat wave, a woman convinces her lover, a small-town lawyer, to murder her rich husband.
Style: sexy, sexual, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: femme fatale, neo noir, murder, adultery, neo-noir, lust, betrayal, crimes, crime, crimes of passion, dangerous attraction, small town ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami
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 6.8
 13K
Point Blank (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Samuel Pierret is a nurse who saves the wrong guy – a thief whose henchmen take Samuel's pregnant wife hostage to force him to spring their boss from the hospital. A race through the subways and streets of Paris ensues, and the body count ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, on the run, hospital, danger, woman in danger, life turned upside down, survival, confined, unlikely partners, wanted, ransom, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe, california, tokyo
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Nightmare Man (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After receiving a mysterious demonic African mask in the mail, Ellen Morris is attacked by a "being" she refers to as THE NIGHTMARE MAN. Her doctors and husband, William believe Ellen is a paranoid schizophrenic and needs to spend some ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, slasher, psychopath, nightmare, supernatural ability, ghost, on the run, serial killer, deadly, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary
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Veronica Guerin (2003)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this true story, Veronica Guerin is an investigative reporter for an Irish newspaper. As the drug trade begins to bleed into the mainstream, Guerin decides to take on and expose those responsible. Beginning at the bottom with addicts, Guerin then ...
Style: realistic, tense, thought provoking, suspenseful, emotional ...
Plot: journalism, murder, gangsters, investigation, strong female character, drug lord, drug dealing, police, crimes, tragic hero, uncover truth, price of justice ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, amsterdam, california, new jersey ...
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Up to His Ears (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Up the Himalayas... Up the Yang-tze... Up in a balloon... Up-stage with a stripper... Up-town in Hong Kong... You can't keep a great adventurer down
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous, cult film
Plot: on the run, adventure, danger, goofy hero, disorder, dull life, on the road, love and romance, assassination attempt, crimes, escapades, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: nepal, asia, himalaya, hong kong, india
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 7.9
 94K
A Prophet (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Sentenced to six years in prison, Malik El Djebena (Tahar Rahim) is alone in the world and can neither read nor write. On his arrival at the prison, he seems younger and more brittle than the others detained there. At once he falls under the sway of ...
Style: rough, tense, bleak, atmospheric, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, prison, gangsters, prison life, cruelty, convict, confined, racial slur, respect, guilt, muslim, power struggle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, marseille, paris france, california
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Pistol Whipped (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Steven Seagal stars in this gritty, no-holds barred action film as an elite ex-cop with a gambling problem and a mountain of debt. When a mysterious man offers to clear his debts in exchange for the assassination of the city's most notorious ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, murder, hitman, debt, redemption, introspection, crimes, danger, deadly, downfall, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut
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 7.2
 157K
Michael Clayton (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A law firm brings in its 'fixer' to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multi-billion dollar class action suit.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, disturbing, twists and turns ...
Plot: lawyer, law firm, legal, murder, lawsuit, divorce, guilt, cover up, scandal, crimes, corruption, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, milwaukee wisconsin, manhattan new york city, california
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 6.9
 13K
The Mechanic (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Arthur Bishop is a veteran hit man who, owing to his penchant for making his targets' deaths seem like accidents, thinks himself an artist. It's made him very rich, but as he hits middle age, he's so depressed and lonely that he takes ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, sniper, assassin, friendship, lock pick, map, lone hero, assassination, drug smuggling, gangsters, crimes, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: naples italy, los angeles, ireland
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Kill the Irishman (2011)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Over the summer of 1976, thirty-six bombs detonate in the heart of Cleveland while a turf war raged between Irish mobster Danny Greene and the Italian mafia. Based on a true story, kill the Irishman chronicles Greene's heroic rise from a tough ...
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, mob boss, gangsters, gang war, organized crime, corruption, irish, assassination attempt, labor union, crime, crimes, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1977, year 1960 ...
Place: usa, ohio, cleveland ohio, new york, ireland ...
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Jerry and Tom (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Tom and Jerry are two hit men, they work by day at a third-rate second-hand car dealership. Tom is a veteran and Jerry is a novice in their business, and their attitude toward their profession differs a lot. It shows when Tom is required to kill his ...
Style: clever, talky, witty, dark humor, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hitman, film within a film, murder, odd couple, crime, crimes, partners, deadly, hidden identity, profanity, graphic violence, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, london
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Freebie and the Bean (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two San Francisco detectives want to bring down a local hijacking boss. But they'll have to get to him before a hitman does.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, car chase, police, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, master criminal, chases and races, partners, partners against crime, chase, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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 5.5
 297
For Hire (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Chicago cabbie Mitch Lawrence is a man whose dreams are starting to fade. His only shining light is his loving and pregnant wife. When one of his clients, author Lou Webber offers him money to eliminate a drug dealer who is stalking him, Mitch ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: pregnancy, drug dealer, overalls, cancer, child illness, profanity, unlikely criminals, crime, crimes, terminal illness, cons and scams, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.
Style: thought provoking, talky, cynical, witty, humorous ...
Plot: murder, mistress, adultery, professor, infidelity, blackmail, crimes, crime, loveless marriage, couple relations, moral dilemma, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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 6.5
 2K
Assassin(s) (1997)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Old professional killer Wagner seeks someone to teach what he knows as long as he is already dying, and he chooses Max, young and passionless thief to be his successor.
Style: psychological, witty, clever, disturbing, cynical ...
Plot: hitman, apprentice, media, crime, elderly, criminal heroes, graphic violence, adolescence vs adulthood, media satire, teaching the ways of the world, power relations, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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 5.1
 10K
Boss (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Disowned by his father as a boy, Surya is taken in by a crime boss. When his brother Shiv is wrongly imprisoned, his father pleads for Surya's help.
Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, sexy, semi serious ...
Plot: crimes, graphic violence, bollywood, escapades, good versus evil, rivalry, criminal's revenge, one man army, danger, criminal heroes, hotshot hero, sibling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india, delhi
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Fatal Justice (1994)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Somewhere near the Texas-Louisiana border, the CIA maintains a force of domestic assassins. So secret is their work that their retirement program is a bullet in the head. Up-and-coming hitwoman, Diana, gets the order to dispatch Mars, a legendary ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassin, state affairs, government agency, golden years, rivalry, special agents, ego clash, deadly, mind game, undercover, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
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