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Central Intelligence (2016)
Action, Comedy, Crime

Central Intelligence (2016)

Calvin Joyner was voted in high school the guy most likely to succeed. 20 years later he's an accountant. As his high school reunion approaches, he tries to make contact with his old schoolmates. And someone named Bob Stone contacts him. He says that he was known as Robbie Weirdicht in school. Calvin remembers that he was picked on, as a matter of fact after an extremely nasty prank he left school. They agree to meet and Calvin is surprised by how much he has changed. Bob asks Calvin to help him out. He says yes and the next thing he knows some men burst into his home. They're CIA, the one in charge is looking for Stone, she says he's a rogue agent. When they can't find Bob they leave. Later he approaches Calvin telling him, he is not a rogue agent, he's trying to find a person known as the Black Badger who is planning to sell some information that in the wrong hands can be disastrous. so he needs Calvin's help to stop him. Calvin's not sure whom he should believe. (Read More)

Themes:courage,  panic,  humiliation,  redemption,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  torture,  fear,  betrayal,  money,  marriage,  kidnapping,  revenge,  friendship
Locations:office,  kitchen,  elevator,  bar
Characters:pregnant,  waitress,  hitman,  bully,  lawyer,  hostage
Period:2010s,  1990s
Story:baltimore maryland,  secret code,  dead partner,  female cia agent,  cia agent,  bully comeuppance,  final showdown,  female lawyer,  hit by a motorcycle,  bell 206 jet ranger helicopter,  escape attempt,  male in a shower,  pistol whip,  marriage counseling,  knife throwing,  bar fight,  blood pack,  reference to doogie howser,  reference to molly ringwald,  reference to patrick swayze,  reference to vin diesel,  chevrolet pickup truck,  bulletproof window,  reference to mark zuckerberg,  four against one,  reference to denzel washington,  reference to taylor swift,  superiority complex,  wire transfer,  movie quote,  front wheelie,  fake therapist,  underground parking garage,  reflection in window,  flash bang,  overweight boy,  employee employee relationship,  high school sweetheart,  star athlete,  scientologist,  letterman jacket,  inferiority complex,  mysterious person,  couples therapy,  loading a gun,  flash grenade,  uber,  sprinkler system,  tasered,  car rental,  role play,  backflip,  high school principal,  high school reunion,  broken finger,  distraction,  flash drive,  body image,  nightstick,  high school senior,  high school friend,  hit with a chair,  buddy movie,  throat ripping,  maryland,  necktie,  year 1996,  humvee,  improvised weapon,  armory,  best friends,  family man,  repeated line,  rogue agent,  two way mirror,  contract killer,  airfield,  blooper,  crashing through a window,  code,  buddy comedy,  one liner,  macguffin,  male stripper,  hired killer,  young version of character,  facebook,  childhood trauma,  computer cracker,  bunker,  naivety,  fake identity,  armored car,  treason,  bloopers during credits,  shot in the neck,  strongman,  muscleman,  taser,  shot through a window,  happy ending,  desert eagle,  accountant,  tracking device,  car chase,  midlife crisis,  raised middle finger,  body landing on a car,  bulletproof vest,  jumping through a window,  punched in the chest,  banana,  cigarette lighter,  boston massachusetts,  interracial friendship,  partner,  impostor,  obesity,  nostalgia,  faked death,  tickling,  bravery,  explosive,  duct tape over mouth,  nickname,  presumed dead,  mexican standoff,  parking garage,  cgi,  swat team,  kicked in the stomach,  eccentric,  walkie talkie,  looking at oneself in a mirror,  self mutilation,  assassination attempt,  head butt,  hand grenade,  revelation,  sabotage,  traitor,  pickup truck,  ak 47,  freeze frame,  henchman,  cia,  espionage,  secret agent,  silencer,  mercenary,  laptop,  high school student,  threat,  disappearance,  bodyguard,  gym,  manipulation,  prank,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  race against time,  product placement,  fugitive,  beaten to death,  electrocution,  locker room,  prologue,  danger,  binoculars,  one against many,  public nudity,  flash forward,  on the run,  racial slur,  coffee,  transformation,  van,  double cross,  hit by a car,  one man army,  disarming someone,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  false accusation,  exploding car,  security guard,  snake,  mixed martial arts,  bridge,  montage,  strangulation,  terrorist,  ambush,  bound and gagged,  assassin,  spy,  revolver,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  beer,  showdown,  falling from height,  bare butt,  brawl,  gunfight,  undressing,  arrest,  tough guy,  written by director,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  car accident,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  high school,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  pregnancy,  shootout,  cell phone,  coming of age,  shower,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  violence,  death,  murder,  blood,  kiss,  flashback,  fight

Xxx: Return Of Xander Cage (2017)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

Xxx: Return Of Xander Cage (2017)

Extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) comes out of self-imposed exile, thought to be long dead, and is set on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang (Donnie Yen) and his team in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable weapon known as Pandora's Box. Recruiting an all-new group of thrill-seeking cohorts, Xander finds himself enmeshed in a deadly conspiracy that points to collusion at the highest levels of world governments. (Read More)

Themes:redemption,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  revenge
Locations:elevator,  bar
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:cia agent,  final showdown,  hit by a motorcycle,  knife throwing,  reference to taylor swift,  front wheelie,  backflip,  hit with a chair,  improvised weapon,  armory,  rogue agent,  one liner,  macguffin,  hired killer,  computer cracker,  armored car,  shot through a window,  tracking device,  car chase,  raised middle finger,  body landing on a car,  bulletproof vest,  jumping through a window,  punched in the chest,  faked death,  presumed dead,  mexican standoff,  swat team,  kicked in the stomach,  eccentric,  walkie talkie,  assassination attempt,  head butt,  hand grenade,  revelation,  sabotage,  pickup truck,  ak 47,  freeze frame,  henchman,  cia,  espionage,  secret agent,  silencer,  mercenary,  laptop,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  race against time,  product placement,  beaten to death,  electrocution,  prologue,  one against many,  van,  double cross,  hit by a car,  one man army,  disarming someone,  anti hero,  exploding car,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  bridge,  montage,  ambush,  assassin,  spy,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  car accident,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  martial arts,  bare chested male,  murder,  violence,  fight,  death

The Fate Of The Furious (2017)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller

The Fate Of The Furious (2017)

Now that Dom and Letty are on their honeymoon and Brian and Mia have retired from the game-and the rest of the crew has been exonerated-the globetrotting team has found a semblance of a normal life. But when a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime he can't seem to escape and a betrayal of those closest to him, they will face trials that will test them as never before. From the shores of Cuba and the streets of New York City to the icy plains off the arctic Barents Sea, the elite force will crisscross the globe to stop an anarchist from unleashing chaos on the world's stage... and to bring home the man who made them a family. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  redemption,  deception,  escape,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge,  friendship
Locations:bar
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:final showdown,  pistol whip,  reference to taylor swift,  flash drive,  humvee,  armory,  crashing through a window,  one liner,  computer cracker,  armored car,  strongman,  taser,  desert eagle,  tracking device,  car chase,  body landing on a car,  bulletproof vest,  punched in the chest,  explosive,  duct tape over mouth,  mexican standoff,  parking garage,  kicked in the stomach,  swat team,  walkie talkie,  assassination attempt,  head butt,  hand grenade,  sabotage,  ak 47,  henchman,  espionage,  secret agent,  silencer,  mercenary,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  race against time,  product placement,  beaten to death,  electrocution,  danger,  binoculars,  one against many,  van,  double cross,  hit by a car,  one man army,  disarming someone,  anti hero,  exploding car,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  strangulation,  terrorist,  ambush,  bound and gagged,  assassin,  spy,  handcuffs,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  car accident,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  martial arts,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  blood,  kiss,  murder,  flashback,  fight,  violence,  death

Brick Mansions (2014)
Action, Crime, Sci-fi, Thriller

Brick Mansions (2014)

Themes:deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:elevator
Characters:waitress,  hostage
Period:2010s
Story:escape attempt,  pistol whip,  crashing through a window,  armored car,  taser,  shot through a window,  desert eagle,  tracking device,  car chase,  raised middle finger,  body landing on a car,  jumping through a window,  punched in the chest,  mexican standoff,  swat team,  kicked in the stomach,  walkie talkie,  head butt,  hand grenade,  ak 47,  henchman,  silencer,  mercenary,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  race against time,  beaten to death,  one against many,  racial slur,  one man army,  disarming someone,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  false accusation,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  ambush,  revolver,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  motorcycle,  car accident,  machine gun,  black comedy,  fistfight,  beating,  shootout,  cell phone,  shower,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  bare chested male,  death,  fight,  flashback,  violence,  murder

The Brothers Grimsby (2016) is one of the best movies like Central Intelligence (2016)
Action, Adventure, Comedy

The Brothers Grimsby (2016)

MI6's top assassin (Mark Strong) has a brother. Unfortunately for him, he's a football hooligan (Sacha Baron Cohen) from the town of Grimsby. Nobby has everything a man from the poor English fishing town of Grimsby could want - 9 children and the most attractive girlfriend in northern England (Rebel Wilson). There's only one thing missing in his life: his little brother, Sebastian. After they were adopted by different families as children, Nobby spent 28 years searching for him. Upon hearing of his location, Nobby sets off to reunite with his brother, unaware that not only is his brother an MI6 agent, but he's just uncovered a plot that puts the world in danger. On the run and wrongfully accused, Sebastian realizes that if he is going to save the world, he will need the help of its biggest idiot. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  redemption,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge,  friendship
Locations:bar
Characters:hitman,  hostage
Period:2010s
Story:final showdown,  escape attempt,  pistol whip,  reference to vin diesel,  improvised weapon,  buddy comedy,  hired killer,  young version of character,  bunker,  fake identity,  armored car,  shot in the neck,  taser,  shot through a window,  desert eagle,  tracking device,  car chase,  raised middle finger,  body landing on a car,  bulletproof vest,  jumping through a window,  punched in the chest,  impostor,  obesity,  mexican standoff,  swat team,  kicked in the stomach,  walkie talkie,  assassination attempt,  head butt,  revelation,  ak 47,  freeze frame,  henchman,  espionage,  secret agent,  silencer,  mercenary,  bodyguard,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  race against time,  fugitive,  beaten to death,  danger,  binoculars,  one against many,  public nudity,  flash forward,  on the run,  double cross,  hit by a car,  one man army,  disarming someone,  false accusation,  exploding car,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  bridge,  montage,  strangulation,  terrorist,  ambush,  assassin,  spy,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  beer,  showdown,  falling from height,  bare butt,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  car accident,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  blood,  flashback,  death,  violence,  fight,  murder

American Ultra (2015)
Action, Comedy, Sci-fi

American Ultra (2015)

Small-town stoner Mike Howell ('Jesse Eisenberg' (qv)) spends most of his time getting high and writing a graphic novel about a superhero monkey. What Mike doesn't know is that he was trained by the CIA to be a lethal killing machine. When the agency targets him for termination, his former handler activates his latent skills, turning the mild-mannered slacker into a deadly weapon. Now, the utterly surprised Mike must use his newfound abilities to save himself and his girlfriend from getting wasted by the failed test subjects that are sent after him by the CIA. (Read More)

Themes:courage,  redemption,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:kitchen,  elevator
Characters:hitman,  hostage
Story:secret code,  cia agent,  escape attempt,  pistol whip,  tasered,  humvee,  improvised weapon,  rogue agent,  repeated line,  two way mirror,  crashing through a window,  hired killer,  armored car,  treason,  taser,  shot through a window,  jumping through a window,  punched in the chest,  cigarette lighter,  bravery,  presumed dead,  swat team,  assassination attempt,  head butt,  hand grenade,  revelation,  sabotage,  cia,  secret agent,  mercenary,  bodyguard,  gym,  manipulation,  knocked out,  race against time,  product placement,  fugitive,  beaten to death,  one against many,  flash forward,  on the run,  double cross,  one man army,  disarming someone,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  exploding car,  mixed martial arts,  bridge,  montage,  strangulation,  ambush,  assassin,  spy,  revolver,  handcuffs,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  martial arts,  bare chested male,  violence,  murder,  flashback,  fight,  blood,  death

Criminal (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Criminal (2016)

Bill Pope (Ryan Reynolds) is a CIA agent on a mission in London tracking down a shadowy hacker nicknamed "The Dutchman." When he gets mysteriously ambushed and killed, an experimental procedure is used to transfer his memories into dangerous convict Jericho Stewart (Kevin Costner). When he wakes up with the CIA agent's memories, his mission is to find The Dutchman and make the deal with him before the hacker launches ICBM's and starts World War III. But complications soon arise and the mission turns personal. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  redemption,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  torture,  fear,  betrayal,  money,  kidnapping,  revenge
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:cia agent,  pistol whip,  flash drive,  humvee,  improvised weapon,  repeated line,  two way mirror,  airfield,  macguffin,  computer cracker,  armored car,  taser,  shot through a window,  tracking device,  car chase,  raised middle finger,  punched in the chest,  duct tape over mouth,  nickname,  swat team,  kicked in the stomach,  walkie talkie,  looking at oneself in a mirror,  assassination attempt,  sabotage,  cia,  espionage,  secret agent,  mercenary,  laptop,  bodyguard,  knocked out,  race against time,  product placement,  fugitive,  beaten to death,  electrocution,  danger,  one against many,  on the run,  van,  double cross,  one man army,  disarming someone,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  exploding car,  security guard,  bridge,  strangulation,  terrorist,  bound and gagged,  spy,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  car crash,  sunglasses,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  car accident,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  cell phone,  shower,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  flashback,  blood,  violence,  murder,  fight,  death

Jason Bourne (2016)
Action, Thriller

Jason Bourne (2016)

Jason Bourne is again being hunted by the CIA. It begins when Nicky Parson a former CIA operative who helped Bourne, who went under and now works with a man who's a whistle blower and is out to expose the CIA's black ops. Nicky hacks into the CIA and downloads everything on all their Black Ops, including Treadstone which Bourne was a part of. And Heather Lee, a CIA agent, discovers the hack and brings it to the attention of CIA Director Dewey, the man behind the Black Ops. He orders Parsons be found and, hopefully, Bourne, too. (Read More)

Themes:redemption,  deception,  escape,  torture,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:kitchen,  elevator
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s,  1990s
Story:cia agent,  final showdown,  flash drive,  improvised weapon,  rogue agent,  hired killer,  computer cracker,  armored car,  tracking device,  car chase,  body landing on a car,  bulletproof vest,  punched in the chest,  parking garage,  swat team,  looking at oneself in a mirror,  assassination attempt,  head butt,  revelation,  sabotage,  cia,  espionage,  secret agent,  silencer,  laptop,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  knocked out,  race against time,  product placement,  fugitive,  beaten to death,  danger,  binoculars,  one against many,  on the run,  van,  one man army,  disarming someone,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  exploding car,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  strangulation,  ambush,  assassin,  spy,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  car accident,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  bare chested male,  violence,  murder,  death,  flashback,  fight

The Take (2016) is one of the best movies like Central Intelligence (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Take (2016)

Michael Mason, a pick-pocket living in Paris steals a bag with a teddy bear in it. Not realizing the toy contains a timed bomb, he tosses it aside on a busy street. A few seconds later it explodes, killing four people. CCTV footage reveals Masons face and the French police tag him as a terrorist threat. The explosion, although botched, was set up by a select group of the French Interior Ministry as a decoy so they can make a half billion dollar digital transfer from a bank, (closed on French National Day) -hence the title Bastille Day. In a separate CIA investigation the unruly agent Sean Briar, discovers the real story behind Masons "terrorist attack". The two men, on different sides of the law, collaborate to bring the corrupt members of the Ministry down. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  redemption,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  fear,  betrayal,  money,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:elevator,  bar
Characters:hostage
Story:cia agent,  final showdown,  escape attempt,  bar fight,  flash grenade,  flash drive,  nightstick,  rogue agent,  buddy comedy,  shot through a window,  tracking device,  bulletproof vest,  punched in the chest,  mexican standoff,  kicked in the stomach,  swat team,  head butt,  revelation,  cia,  espionage,  secret agent,  silencer,  threat,  manipulation,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  race against time,  fugitive,  beaten to death,  electrocution,  danger,  one against many,  public nudity,  on the run,  van,  double cross,  one man army,  disarming someone,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  false accusation,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  terrorist,  ambush,  spy,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  tough guy,  written by director,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  car accident,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  blood,  flashback,  violence,  murder,  death,  fight

Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)

CIA chief Hunley (Baldwin) convinces a Senate committee to disband the IMF (Impossible Mission Force), of which Ethan Hunt (Cruise) is a key member. Hunley argues that the IMF is too reckless. Now on his own, Hunt goes after a shadowy and deadly rogue organization called the Syndicate.

Themes:deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Characters:hostage
Story:cia agent,  flash drive,  rogue agent,  macguffin,  taser,  tracking device,  car chase,  jumping through a window,  impostor,  faked death,  presumed dead,  parking garage,  kicked in the stomach,  revelation,  sabotage,  ak 47,  henchman,  cia,  espionage,  secret agent,  silencer,  laptop,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  race against time,  fugitive,  beaten to death,  electrocution,  flash forward,  on the run,  double cross,  hit by a car,  one man army,  exploding car,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  terrorist,  ambush,  assassin,  spy,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  tough guy,  written by director,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  martial arts,  photograph,  bare chested male,  death,  flashback,  violence,  murder

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)
Action, Adventure, Comedy

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)

After the Kingsman headquarters are blown up by a psychotic criminal named Poppy Adams. The surviving agents find their way to an allied secret organisation based in Kentucky, named Statesman. The two agencies must now work together in order to save the world and take down the so called 'Golden Circle'. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  torture,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge,  friendship
Locations:bar
Characters:lawyer,  hostage
Period:2010s
Story:final showdown,  bar fight,  flash drive,  hit with a chair,  improvised weapon,  armory,  rogue agent,  two way mirror,  crashing through a window,  young version of character,  computer cracker,  armored car,  desert eagle,  tracking device,  car chase,  raised middle finger,  body landing on a car,  punched in the chest,  cigarette lighter,  interracial friendship,  explosive,  presumed dead,  kicked in the stomach,  eccentric,  walkie talkie,  looking at oneself in a mirror,  assassination attempt,  head butt,  hand grenade,  sabotage,  traitor,  henchman,  espionage,  secret agent,  mercenary,  laptop,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  race against time,  product placement,  beaten to death,  electrocution,  danger,  one against many,  double cross,  disarming someone,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  false accusation,  exploding car,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  montage,  strangulation,  ambush,  assassin,  spy,  revolver,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  violence,  blood,  fight,  flashback,  death,  murder

The Purge: Election Year (2016)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Purge: Election Year (2016)

It's been seventeen years since Leo Barnes (Frank Grillo) stopped himself from a regrettable act of revenge on Purge Night. Now serving as head of security for Senator Charlie Roan (Elizabeth Mitchell), his mission is to protect her in a run for president and survive the annual ritual that targets the poor and innocent. But when a betrayal forces them onto the streets of D.C. on the one night when no help is available, they must stay alive until dawn...or both be sacrificed for their sins against the state. (Read More)

Themes:courage,  panic,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge,  friendship
Characters:hostage
Story:final showdown,  young version of character,  shot in the neck,  taser,  shot through a window,  happy ending,  tracking device,  raised middle finger,  body landing on a car,  bulletproof vest,  punched in the chest,  interracial friendship,  bravery,  mexican standoff,  parking garage,  kicked in the stomach,  walkie talkie,  self mutilation,  assassination attempt,  hand grenade,  ak 47,  silencer,  mercenary,  laptop,  threat,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  race against time,  product placement,  fugitive,  electrocution,  prologue,  danger,  binoculars,  flash forward,  on the run,  racial slur,  van,  hit by a car,  one man army,  disarming someone,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  mixed martial arts,  montage,  ambush,  bound and gagged,  revolver,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  beer,  showdown,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  written by director,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  bare chested male,  flashback,  fight,  blood,  violence,  murder,  death

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) is one of the best movies like Central Intelligence (2016)
Action, Crime, Thriller

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Themes:panic,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  fear,  betrayal,  revenge
Locations:elevator,  bar
Characters:hitman
Period:2010s
Story:final showdown,  escape attempt,  armory,  repeated line,  contract killer,  crashing through a window,  hired killer,  shot in the neck,  shot through a window,  car chase,  raised middle finger,  body landing on a car,  bulletproof vest,  punched in the chest,  kicked in the stomach,  looking at oneself in a mirror,  self mutilation,  assassination attempt,  henchman,  silencer,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  kicked in the face,  product placement,  fugitive,  prologue,  danger,  one against many,  on the run,  double cross,  hit by a car,  one man army,  disarming someone,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  mixed martial arts,  montage,  strangulation,  ambush,  assassin,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  undressing,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  car accident,  machine gun,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  blood,  fight,  violence,  flashback,  murder,  death

Hardcore Henry (2015)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Hardcore Henry (2015)

Hardcore Henry is an action film told from a first person perspective: You remember nothing. Mainly because you've just been brought back from the dead by your wife (Haley Bennett). She tells you that your name is Henry. Five minutes later, you are being shot at, your wife has been kidnapped, and you should probably go get her back. Who's got her? His name's Akan; he's a powerful warlord with an army of mercenaries, and a plan for world domination. You're also in an unfamiliar city of Moscow, and everyone wants you dead. Everyone except for a mysterious British fellow called Jimmy. He may be on your side, but you aren't sure. If you can survive the insanity, and solve the mystery, you might just discover your purpose and the truth behind your identity. Good luck, Henry. You're likely going to need it... (Read More)

Themes:courage,  panic,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:elevator,  bar
Characters:bully,  hostage
Story:final showdown,  escape attempt,  pistol whip,  knife throwing,  tasered,  broken finger,  hit with a chair,  throat ripping,  improvised weapon,  armory,  crashing through a window,  armored car,  strongman,  taser,  shot through a window,  tracking device,  car chase,  raised middle finger,  body landing on a car,  bulletproof vest,  jumping through a window,  punched in the chest,  cigarette lighter,  faked death,  bravery,  parking garage,  kicked in the stomach,  eccentric,  walkie talkie,  self mutilation,  assassination attempt,  head butt,  hand grenade,  ak 47,  henchman,  silencer,  mercenary,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  fugitive,  beaten to death,  electrocution,  danger,  one against many,  on the run,  van,  double cross,  hit by a car,  one man army,  disarming someone,  anti hero,  exploding car,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  montage,  strangulation,  terrorist,  ambush,  assassin,  revolver,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  bare butt,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  written by director,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  car accident,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  martial arts,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  death,  blood,  murder,  violence,  flashback,  fight

Who Am I? (1998)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-fi, Thriller

Who Am I? (1998)

Jackie Chan, a top secret militant soldier, crashes into the South African jungle after his mission of kidnapping three scientists (who were experimenting with a powerful mineral) has gone awry. Waking up in a village of local natives, Chan has no memory of who he is, thus being addressed as "Who Am I". His journey with aid from two female sidekicks to find out his identity leads him all the way to Rotterdam where he coincidentally discovers the location of the organization that kidnapped the three scientists. With no memory, Chan is thirsty for answers by any means necessary. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Characters:hitman,  hostage
Period:1990s
Story:cia agent,  rogue agent,  macguffin,  hired killer,  bloopers during credits,  tracking device,  car chase,  punched in the chest,  parking garage,  kicked in the stomach,  walkie talkie,  assassination attempt,  head butt,  sabotage,  henchman,  cia,  espionage,  secret agent,  silencer,  mercenary,  laptop,  bodyguard,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  product placement,  fugitive,  beaten to death,  prologue,  danger,  binoculars,  one against many,  on the run,  double cross,  hit by a car,  one man army,  disarming someone,  exploding car,  snake,  mixed martial arts,  bridge,  ambush,  assassin,  spy,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  motorcycle,  car accident,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  fistfight,  beating,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  bare chested male,  death,  violence,  flashback,  murder,  fight

Exit Wounds (2001)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Exit Wounds (2001)

Orin Boyd (Seagal) is a Detroit cop who doesn't follow rules. After he saved the Vice President by violating every order he received he is transferred to one of the worst precincts in the city. There he quickly encounters some corrupt cops selling heroin to drug dealers. The problem is, it's very difficult to tell who is the bad guy and who you can trust. (Read More)

Themes:deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:bar
Characters:hostage
Story:final showdown,  escape attempt,  bar fight,  improvised weapon,  computer cracker,  fake identity,  shot in the neck,  strongman,  muscleman,  shot through a window,  desert eagle,  car chase,  body landing on a car,  bulletproof vest,  jumping through a window,  punched in the chest,  partner,  explosive,  parking garage,  kicked in the stomach,  swat team,  assassination attempt,  head butt,  revelation,  henchman,  bodyguard,  gym,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  product placement,  beaten to death,  locker room,  racial slur,  van,  double cross,  hit by a car,  one man army,  disarming someone,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  exploding car,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  bridge,  terrorist,  ambush,  handcuffs,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  car accident,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  death,  fight,  blood,  violence,  murder

American Assassin (2017) is one of the best movies like Central Intelligence (2016)
Action, Thriller

American Assassin (2017)

Twenty three-year-old Mitch lost his parents to a tragic car accident at the age of fourteen, and his girlfriend to a terrorist attack just as they were engaged. Seeking revenge, he is enlisted by CIA Deputy Director Irene Kennedy as a black ops recruit. Kennedy then assigns Cold War veteran Stan Hurley to train Mitch. Together they will later on investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on military and civilian targets. The discovery of a pattern in the violence leads them to a joint mission with a lethal Turkish agent to stop a mysterious operative intent on starting a world war in the Middle East. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  redemption,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  money,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:elevator,  bar
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:cia agent,  final showdown,  pistol whip,  knife throwing,  rogue agent,  computer cracker,  armored car,  tracking device,  car chase,  body landing on a car,  jumping through a window,  punched in the chest,  obesity,  parking garage,  kicked in the stomach,  walkie talkie,  assassination attempt,  traitor,  ak 47,  henchman,  cia,  espionage,  secret agent,  silencer,  mercenary,  laptop,  bodyguard,  knocked out,  race against time,  beaten to death,  electrocution,  danger,  one against many,  racial slur,  van,  double cross,  hit by a car,  one man army,  disarming someone,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  exploding car,  mixed martial arts,  montage,  strangulation,  terrorist,  ambush,  assassin,  spy,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  car accident,  machine gun,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  cell phone,  coming of age,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  bare chested male,  fight,  murder,  violence,  flashback,  blood,  death

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)
Action, Animation, Crime, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

Themes:panic,  humiliation,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  torture,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  friendship
Locations:elevator,  bar
Characters:hitman,  hostage
Story:final showdown,  knife throwing,  hit with a chair,  crashing through a window,  computer cracker,  armored car,  strongman,  taser,  shot through a window,  tracking device,  car chase,  punched in the chest,  impostor,  explosive,  kicked in the stomach,  walkie talkie,  assassination attempt,  hand grenade,  ak 47,  henchman,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  race against time,  fugitive,  beaten to death,  electrocution,  prologue,  danger,  binoculars,  one against many,  public nudity,  on the run,  coffee,  double cross,  hit by a car,  one man army,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  exploding car,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  ambush,  assassin,  revolver,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  car accident,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  beating,  pregnancy,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  murder,  violence,  kiss,  blood,  flashback,  death,  fight

3 Days To Kill (2014)
Action, Drama, Thriller

3 Days To Kill (2014)

Dying of brain cancer, a dangerous international spy is determined to give up his high stakes life to finally build a closer relationship with his estranged wife and daughter, whom he's previously kept at arm's length to keep out of danger; but first, he must complete one last mission - even if it means juggling the two toughest assignments yet: hunt down the world's most ruthless terrorist and look after his teenage daughter for the first time in ten years while his wife is out of town. (Read More)

Themes:redemption,  deception,  torture,  kidnapping
Locations:elevator,  bar
Characters:hostage
Story:cia agent,  pistol whip,  high school principal,  facebook,  shot through a window,  accountant,  car chase,  body landing on a car,  bulletproof vest,  faked death,  explosive,  duct tape over mouth,  assassination attempt,  cia,  espionage,  secret agent,  silencer,  high school student,  bodyguard,  kicked in the face,  race against time,  beaten to death,  electrocution,  danger,  binoculars,  one against many,  hit by a car,  one man army,  anti hero,  exploding car,  mixed martial arts,  montage,  terrorist,  bound and gagged,  assassin,  spy,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  bare butt,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  black comedy,  high school,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  death,  blood,  murder,  flashback,  fight,  violence

Mr. Nice Guy (1997)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Adventure

Mr. Nice Guy (1997)

In Melbourne, the Chinese Chef Jackie has a successful show on television. The drug lord Giancarlo and his gang are dealing cocaine with The Demons gang, but they fight against each other. During the shooting, the snoopy reporter Diana and her partner are accidentally exposed and they flee with a VHS tape with the footage of the negotiation. On the street, she stumbles with Jackie and he helps her fighting against the gangsters. When they are escaping in his car, her tape accidentally mixes with other videotapes that Jackie has in a box on the backseat of his car. Jackie goes to his apartment and meets his girlfriend Miki while his nephews "borrow" the tape to watch. Meanwhile Giancarlo's gangsters are looking for the tape and abduct Miki. Jackie's friend Romeo, who is a police detective, chases the gangsters with other policemen while Jackie teams up with Diana and his friend Lakisha to release Miki from Giancarlo. (Read More)

Themes:courage,  panic,  redemption,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  torture,  fear,  betrayal,  money,  marriage,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:kitchen,  elevator
Characters:hitman,  hostage
Period:1990s
Story:final showdown,  hit with a chair,  improvised weapon,  crashing through a window,  macguffin,  bloopers during credits,  car chase,  body landing on a car,  bulletproof vest,  jumping through a window,  punched in the chest,  interracial friendship,  partner,  bravery,  kicked in the stomach,  walkie talkie,  assassination attempt,  head butt,  hand grenade,  henchman,  silencer,  bodyguard,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  race against time,  product placement,  beaten to death,  danger,  one against many,  on the run,  van,  double cross,  hit by a car,  one man army,  disarming someone,  anti hero,  exploding car,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  bridge,  ambush,  assassin,  revolver,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  car accident,  machine gun,  black comedy,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  martial arts,  violence,  death,  kiss,  murder,  fight

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016) is one of the best movies like Central Intelligence (2016)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)

After accomplishing the assignment of dismantling a human trafficking organization, the former military and drifter Jack Reacher goes to Washington to invite his liaison, Major Susan Turner, to have dinner with him. However, he meets her substitute, Colonel Sam Morgan, who explains that Major Turner has been arrested and accused of espionage. Jack seeks out her veteran lawyer, Colonel Bob Moorcroft, who explains that Major Turner has also been accused of the murders of two soldiers in Afghanistan. Further, he also tells Jack he is being sued, accused by a woman of being the father of her fifteen year-old daughter, Samantha. When Moorcroft is murdered, Jack is accused of being the killer and sent to a prison. He sees that Turner and he have been framed and also that Turner will be killed by two assassins. However, he rescues her and they flee. Soon, they realize that there is a conspiracy involving military people from the army and a government contractor that is a powerful arms dealer. Jack also learns that Samantha is in danger and Turner and he rescue her. They decide to protect her since a skilled assassin is hunting them down while they try to find the motive of the conspiracy. Who can be trusted? (Read More)

Themes:redemption,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  torture,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:kitchen
Characters:waitress,  lawyer,  hostage
Period:2010s
Story:final showdown,  female lawyer,  escape attempt,  flash drive,  improvised weapon,  airfield,  hired killer,  shot in the neck,  taser,  shot through a window,  tracking device,  car chase,  raised middle finger,  bulletproof vest,  punched in the chest,  mexican standoff,  kicked in the stomach,  looking at oneself in a mirror,  assassination attempt,  head butt,  revelation,  pickup truck,  freeze frame,  henchman,  espionage,  silencer,  mercenary,  laptop,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  race against time,  product placement,  fugitive,  beaten to death,  electrocution,  danger,  one against many,  on the run,  double cross,  one man army,  disarming someone,  anti hero,  false accusation,  exploding car,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  montage,  strangulation,  ambush,  assassin,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  tough guy,  written by director,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  black comedy,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  cell phone,  shower,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  bare chested male,  blood,  death,  violence,  flashback,  fight,  murder

Passenger 57 (1992)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Passenger 57 (1992)

Air travel is the safest, the FAA says. But the FAA never figured the risk with Charles Rane on board. "The Rane of Terror" has masterminded four terrorist attacks. Soon there will be a fifth -- and that's bad news for the passengers on Flight 163. But there's good news too: the man in seat 57! Wesley Snipes plays John Cutter, an undercover security operative who enters the lavatory and exits to find Rane (Bruce Payne) and his gang have taken over. Cutter's next move is clear. Do. Or be done to. (Read More)

Themes:courage,  panic,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Characters:lawyer,  hostage
Period:1990s
Story:final showdown,  escape attempt,  improvised weapon,  airfield,  one liner,  jumping through a window,  punched in the chest,  bravery,  mexican standoff,  swat team,  kicked in the stomach,  hand grenade,  sabotage,  henchman,  silencer,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  race against time,  beaten to death,  danger,  binoculars,  one against many,  van,  double cross,  one man army,  disarming someone,  anti hero,  false accusation,  exploding car,  mixed martial arts,  strangulation,  terrorist,  ambush,  handcuffs,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  fight,  murder,  death,  blood,  flashback,  violence

Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Captain America: Civil War (2016)

With many people fearing the actions of super heroes, the government decides to push for the Hero Registration Act, a law that limits a hero's actions. This results in a division in The Avengers. Iron Man stands with this Act, claiming that their actions must be kept in check otherwise cities will continue to be destroyed, but Captain America feels that saving the world is daring enough and that they cannot rely on the government to protect the world. This escalates into an all-out war between Team Iron Man (Iron Man, Black Panther, Vision, Black Widow, War Machine, and Spider-Man) and Team Captain America (Captain America, Bucky Barnes, Falcon, Scarlet Witch, Hawkeye, and Ant Man) while a new villain emerges. (Read More)

Themes:redemption,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  torture,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge,  friendship
Locations:kitchen,  bar
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s,  1990s
Story:cia agent,  final showdown,  escape attempt,  pistol whip,  armory,  crashing through a window,  armored car,  tracking device,  car chase,  body landing on a car,  jumping through a window,  punched in the chest,  interracial friendship,  impostor,  explosive,  mexican standoff,  parking garage,  swat team,  kicked in the stomach,  head butt,  hand grenade,  revelation,  sabotage,  ak 47,  henchman,  cia,  espionage,  mercenary,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  race against time,  fugitive,  beaten to death,  electrocution,  prologue,  binoculars,  flash forward,  on the run,  transformation,  van,  double cross,  hit by a car,  one man army,  disarming someone,  no opening credits,  exploding car,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  strangulation,  terrorist,  ambush,  assassin,  spy,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  car accident,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  cell phone,  coming of age,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  bare chested male,  blood,  violence,  kiss,  murder,  flashback,  fight,  death

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Action, Thriller

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Despite his tarnished reputation after the events of The Dark Knight, in which he took the rap for Dent's crimes, Batman feels compelled to intervene to assist the city and its police force which is struggling to cope with Bane's plans to destroy the city.

Themes:panic,  redemption,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:kitchen,  elevator,  bar
Characters:lawyer,  hostage
Period:2010s
Story:cia agent,  final showdown,  escape attempt,  pistol whip,  flash drive,  armory,  crashing through a window,  computer cracker,  armored car,  strongman,  muscleman,  tracking device,  bulletproof vest,  jumping through a window,  punched in the chest,  faked death,  explosive,  presumed dead,  parking garage,  kicked in the stomach,  swat team,  walkie talkie,  looking at oneself in a mirror,  assassination attempt,  head butt,  hand grenade,  revelation,  sabotage,  ak 47,  henchman,  cia,  mercenary,  laptop,  bodyguard,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  race against time,  product placement,  fugitive,  beaten to death,  danger,  one against many,  on the run,  double cross,  one man army,  disarming someone,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  false accusation,  exploding car,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  bridge,  strangulation,  terrorist,  ambush,  bound and gagged,  assassin,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  written by director,  punched in the face,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  car accident,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  bare chested male,  fight,  kiss,  murder,  flashback,  death

The November Man (2014) is one of the best movies like Central Intelligence (2016)
Action, Crime, Thriller

The November Man (2014)

Peter Devereaux is a former CIA agent who is asked by the man he worked for to extract a woman who is in Russia and is presently close to a man running for President, who is believed to have committed crimes during the Chechen war. She can give them the name of someone who can prove it. His friend says that she will only come to him. So he goes and she gets the info and tries to get out but the man finds out and tries to stop her. (Read More)

Themes:deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:elevator,  bar
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:cia agent,  flash drive,  rogue agent,  computer cracker,  fake identity,  taser,  shot through a window,  car chase,  punched in the chest,  mexican standoff,  parking garage,  kicked in the stomach,  assassination attempt,  head butt,  ak 47,  cia,  espionage,  silencer,  bodyguard,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  fugitive,  on the run,  double cross,  hit by a car,  one man army,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  exploding car,  mixed martial arts,  strangulation,  assassin,  spy,  revolver,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  bare butt,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  car accident,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  cell phone,  shower,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  martial arts,  photograph,  bare chested male,  fight,  blood,  violence,  flashback,  murder,  death

Atomic Blonde (2017)
Action, Mystery, Thriller

Atomic Blonde (2017)

The crown jewel of Her Majesty's Secret Intelligence Service, Agent Lorraine Broughton (Theron) is equal parts spycraft, sensuality and savagery, willing to deploy any of her skills to stay alive on her impossible mission. Sent alone into Berlin to deliver a priceless dossier out of the destabilized city, she partners with embedded station chief David Percival (James McAvoy) to navigate her way through the deadliest game of spies. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  torture,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:elevator,  bar
Characters:hitman,  hostage
Story:cia agent,  final showdown,  escape attempt,  pistol whip,  knife throwing,  improvised weapon,  rogue agent,  two way mirror,  macguffin,  car chase,  body landing on a car,  punched in the chest,  cigarette lighter,  kicked in the stomach,  eccentric,  assassination attempt,  head butt,  revelation,  traitor,  henchman,  cia,  espionage,  secret agent,  silencer,  manipulation,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  race against time,  product placement,  beaten to death,  prologue,  danger,  binoculars,  one against many,  flash forward,  on the run,  van,  double cross,  hit by a car,  disarming someone,  exploding car,  mixed martial arts,  bridge,  montage,  strangulation,  ambush,  assassin,  spy,  revolver,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  beer,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  car accident,  machine gun,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  flashback,  blood,  fight,  death,  violence,  murder

Blood Father (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Blood Father (2016)

Themes:panic,  redemption,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  fear,  betrayal,  money,  kidnapping,  friendship,  revenge
Locations:bar
Characters:hitman,  hostage
Period:2010s
Story:final showdown,  hired killer,  shot in the neck,  shot through a window,  duct tape over mouth,  presumed dead,  looking at oneself in a mirror,  assassination attempt,  head butt,  hand grenade,  pickup truck,  ak 47,  henchman,  threat,  manipulation,  knocked out,  race against time,  product placement,  fugitive,  beaten to death,  danger,  on the run,  racial slur,  double cross,  one man army,  disarming someone,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  montage,  ambush,  assassin,  revolver,  sunglasses,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  car accident,  machine gun,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  cell phone,  coming of age,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  photograph,  bare chested male,  blood,  murder,  violence,  fight,  death

The Double (2011)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

The Double (2011)

Story kicks off with the mysterious murder of a senator bearing the marks of a Soviet assassin, who was long thought to be dead. To hunt down the killer, a retired CIA operative, who spent his career going toe-to-toe with his Soviet nemesis, is teamed with a young FBI agent.

Themes:deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:elevator,  bar
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:cia agent,  final showdown,  escape attempt,  car chase,  bulletproof vest,  presumed dead,  parking garage,  swat team,  assassination attempt,  revelation,  freeze frame,  cia,  espionage,  secret agent,  silencer,  mercenary,  laptop,  race against time,  double cross,  hit by a car,  disarming someone,  montage,  strangulation,  terrorist,  ambush,  assassin,  spy,  revolver,  interrogation,  car crash,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  gunfight,  written by director,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  murder,  blood,  flashback,  violence,  death

The Accountant (2016) is one of the best movies like Central Intelligence (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Accountant (2016)

Christian Wolff is a math savant with more affinity for numbers than people. Behind the cover of a small-town CPA office, he works as a freelance accountant for some of the world's most dangerous criminal organizations. With the Treasury Department's Crime Enforcement Division, run by Ray King, starting to close in, Christian takes on a legitimate client: a state-of-the-art robotics company where an accounting clerk has discovered a discrepancy involving millions of dollars. But as Christian uncooks the books and gets closer to the truth, it is the body count that starts to rise. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  redemption,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  torture,  fear,  betrayal,  money,  revenge
Locations:office,  bar
Characters:hitman,  hostage
Story:final showdown,  pistol whip,  flash bang,  flash grenade,  armory,  contract killer,  hired killer,  young version of character,  computer cracker,  fake identity,  shot through a window,  accountant,  raised middle finger,  bulletproof vest,  punched in the chest,  parking garage,  kicked in the stomach,  assassination attempt,  pickup truck,  silencer,  mercenary,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  race against time,  fugitive,  beaten to death,  prologue,  danger,  one against many,  flash forward,  on the run,  van,  double cross,  one man army,  disarming someone,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  bridge,  montage,  assassin,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  hand to hand combat,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  martial arts,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  murder,  death,  blood,  violence,  fight,  flashback

The Mummy (2017)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller

The Mummy (2017)

Though safely entombed in a crypt deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess, whose destiny was unjustly taken from her, is awakened in our current day bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension.

Themes:courage,  panic,  redemption,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  friendship,  revenge
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:final showdown,  escape attempt,  pistol whip,  improvised weapon,  macguffin,  armored car,  taser,  bulletproof vest,  punched in the chest,  partner,  bravery,  kicked in the stomach,  walkie talkie,  self mutilation,  assassination attempt,  hand grenade,  pickup truck,  ak 47,  mercenary,  laptop,  manipulation,  knocked out,  race against time,  product placement,  beaten to death,  electrocution,  prologue,  danger,  binoculars,  flash forward,  transformation,  double cross,  one man army,  disarming someone,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  strangulation,  ambush,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  beer,  showdown,  bare butt,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  martial arts,  bare chested male,  violence,  death,  murder,  fight,  flashback,  blood

Suicide Squad (2016)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Suicide Squad (2016)

It feels good to be bad...Assemble a team of the world's most dangerous, incarcerated Super Villains, provide them with the most powerful arsenal at the government's disposal, and send them off on a mission to defeat an enigmatic, insuperable entity. U.S. intelligence officer Amanda Waller has determined only a secretly convened group of disparate, despicable individuals with next to nothing to lose will do. However, once they realize they weren't picked to succeed but chosen for their patent culpability when they inevitably fail, will the Suicide Squad resolve to die trying, or decide it's every man for himself? (Read More)

Themes:courage,  panic,  redemption,  deception,  escape,  torture,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:elevator,  bar
Characters:hitman,  hostage
Period:2010s
Story:final showdown,  escape attempt,  tasered,  armory,  contract killer,  armored car,  taser,  tracking device,  car chase,  body landing on a car,  bulletproof vest,  jumping through a window,  punched in the chest,  cigarette lighter,  bravery,  explosive,  swat team,  kicked in the stomach,  eccentric,  walkie talkie,  head butt,  sabotage,  ak 47,  freeze frame,  henchman,  silencer,  mercenary,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  race against time,  beaten to death,  electrocution,  danger,  one against many,  racial slur,  transformation,  van,  double cross,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  exploding car,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  montage,  strangulation,  ambush,  assassin,  revolver,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  tough guy,  written by director,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  bare chested male,  fight,  flashback,  violence,  murder,  death

The Transporter Refueled (2015)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

The Transporter Refueled (2015)

Frank Martin, played by newcomer Ed Skrein, a former special-ops mercenary, is now living a less perilous life - or so he thinks - transporting classified packages for questionable people. When Frank's father (Ray Stevenson) pays him a visit in the south of France, their father-son bonding weekend takes a turn for the worse when Frank is engaged by a cunning femme-fatale, Anna (Loan Chabanol), and her three seductive sidekicks to orchestrate the bank heist of the century. Frank must use his covert expertise and knowledge of fast cars, fast driving and fast women to outrun a sinister Russian kingpin, and worse than that, he is thrust into a dangerous game of chess with a team of gorgeous women out for revenge. From the producers of LUCY and the TAKEN trilogy, THE TRANSPORTER REFUELED is a fresh personification of the iconic role of Frank Martin, that launches the high-octane franchise into the present-day and introduces it to the next generation of thrill-seekers. (Read More)

Themes:redemption,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  money,  kidnapping,  friendship,  revenge
Locations:bar
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s,  1990s
Story:pistol whip,  four against one,  tasered,  improvised weapon,  airfield,  computer cracker,  taser,  accountant,  tracking device,  car chase,  jumping through a window,  punched in the chest,  cigarette lighter,  mexican standoff,  parking garage,  kicked in the stomach,  looking at oneself in a mirror,  head butt,  sabotage,  ak 47,  henchman,  silencer,  mercenary,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  race against time,  product placement,  beaten to death,  prologue,  one against many,  flash forward,  double cross,  hit by a car,  one man army,  disarming someone,  anti hero,  false accusation,  exploding car,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  strangulation,  ambush,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  car accident,  machine gun,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  martial arts,  photograph,  bare chested male,  flashback,  death,  fight,  murder,  violence

Spy (2015) is one of the best movies like Central Intelligence (2016)
Action, Comedy, Crime

Spy (2015)

Susan Cooper is an unassuming, deskbound CIA analyst, and the unsung hero behind the Agency's most dangerous missions. But when her partner falls off the grid and another top agent is compromised, she volunteers to go deep undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent a global crisis. (Read More)

Themes:redemption,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge,  friendship
Locations:office,  kitchen,  bar
Characters:hostage
Story:cia agent,  bell 206 jet ranger helicopter,  pistol whip,  knife throwing,  throat ripping,  rogue agent,  fake identity,  tracking device,  car chase,  raised middle finger,  punched in the chest,  partner,  faked death,  presumed dead,  mexican standoff,  assassination attempt,  head butt,  revelation,  cia,  espionage,  bodyguard,  knocked out,  race against time,  one against many,  double cross,  mixed martial arts,  strangulation,  ambush,  assassin,  spy,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  tough guy,  written by director,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  car accident,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  murder,  blood,  fight,  death,  violence,  flashback

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)

Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity's final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began - The Hive in Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is gathering its forces for a final strike against the only remaining survivors of the apocalypse. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  redemption,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Characters:hostage
Story:final showdown,  knife throwing,  backflip,  flash drive,  humvee,  armory,  young version of character,  bunker,  armored car,  desert eagle,  raised middle finger,  body landing on a car,  punched in the chest,  cigarette lighter,  mexican standoff,  kicked in the stomach,  walkie talkie,  head butt,  hand grenade,  revelation,  sabotage,  traitor,  ak 47,  henchman,  mercenary,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  race against time,  beaten to death,  electrocution,  locker room,  prologue,  danger,  binoculars,  one against many,  double cross,  disarming someone,  no opening credits,  exploding car,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  strangulation,  ambush,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  written by director,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  car accident,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  death,  blood,  flashback,  fight,  violence,  murder

Knight And Day (2010)
Action, Comedy, Romance

Knight And Day (2010)

June has a garage in Boston. At an airport heading home, a man bumps into her a few times and tries to keep her off the plane. He's under FBI surveillance; they wonder if he and she are working together, so they let both on a flight full of armed men wanting to arrest the stranger. He's Roy, he shoots his way out of trouble and tells her she's in danger. She's home the next day, miraculously, when agents pick her up; Roy saves her again, and a transcontinental chase ensues with Roy convincing her that he's the good guy, protecting an energy source that a rogue agent wants to sell on the black market. Can she trust Roy, and will trust matter when the bullets start flying? (Read More)

Themes:deception,  escape,  kidnapping
Locations:kitchen,  bar
Characters:hostage
Story:cia agent,  knife throwing,  rogue agent,  code,  macguffin,  desert eagle,  tracking device,  car chase,  body landing on a car,  boston massachusetts,  presumed dead,  parking garage,  swat team,  head butt,  cia,  secret agent,  silencer,  mercenary,  gym,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  product placement,  fugitive,  danger,  one against many,  on the run,  double cross,  hit by a car,  one man army,  disarming someone,  anti hero,  exploding car,  bridge,  strangulation,  ambush,  assassin,  spy,  revolver,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  car accident,  machine gun,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  bare chested male,  death,  blood,  murder,  kiss,  violence,  fight

Fire With Fire (2012)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Fire With Fire (2012)

After witnessing the brutal murders of a convenience store owner and his son, firefighter Jeremy Coleman barely escapes with his life. As he is forced to testify against the crime lord, Hagan, he is placed in the witness protection program under the watch of the U.S. Marshals. When his new identity becomes compromised Jeremy is forced to take an unexpected course of action in order to get his life back and save the lives of those he loves. (Read More)

Themes:deception,  escape,  torture,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Characters:hitman,  lawyer,  hostage
Period:2010s
Story:final showdown,  male in a shower,  sprinkler system,  tasered,  broken finger,  two way mirror,  hired killer,  shot through a window,  car chase,  punched in the chest,  cigarette lighter,  assassination attempt,  head butt,  sabotage,  henchman,  silencer,  laptop,  race against time,  product placement,  beaten to death,  locker room,  prologue,  danger,  flash forward,  racial slur,  van,  double cross,  one man army,  disarming someone,  anti hero,  mixed martial arts,  montage,  ambush,  bound and gagged,  assassin,  revolver,  interrogation,  hand to hand combat,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  beer,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  cell phone,  shower,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  bare chested male,  kiss,  murder,  flashback,  death,  blood,  violence,  fight

Hitman: Agent 47 (2015) is one of the best movies like Central Intelligence (2016)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller

Hitman: Agent 47 (2015)

HITMAN: AGENT 47 centers on an elite assassin who was genetically engineered from conception to be the perfect killing machine, and is known only by the last two digits on the barcode tattooed on the back of his neck. He is the culmination of decades of research and forty-six earlier Agent clones -- endowing him with unprecedented strength, speed, stamina and intelligence. His latest target is a mega-corporation that plans to unlock the secret of Agent 47's past to create an army of killers whose powers surpass even his own. Teaming up with a young woman who may hold the secret to overcoming their powerful and clandestine enemies, 47 confronts stunning revelations about his own origins and squares off in an epic battle with his deadliest foe. (Read More)

Themes:deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Characters:hitman,  hostage
Story:pistol whip,  improvised weapon,  armory,  two way mirror,  contract killer,  crashing through a window,  young version of character,  shot through a window,  tracking device,  car chase,  body landing on a car,  jumping through a window,  punched in the chest,  parking garage,  kicked in the stomach,  head butt,  secret agent,  silencer,  mercenary,  laptop,  bodyguard,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  race against time,  product placement,  fugitive,  electrocution,  prologue,  one against many,  on the run,  hit by a car,  one man army,  disarming someone,  anti hero,  exploding car,  mixed martial arts,  strangulation,  ambush,  assassin,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  arrest,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  machine gun,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  photograph,  murder,  death,  flashback,  violence

New Police Story (2004)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

New Police Story (2004)

Inspector Wing of the Hong Kong Police Force has become the victim of a gang, led by the evil Joe. When his entire team is killed, Wing becomes a hapless drunk, feeling guilty for the deaths of his team. A young man with a troubled past pretends to be a police officer working on the case with Wing, to get him back on his feet and begin an adventure to get revenge on the evil Joe and his Gang of Five, especially when it becomes personal. (Read More)

Themes:courage,  redemption,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  money,  kidnapping,  revenge,  friendship
Locations:elevator,  bar
Characters:lawyer,  hostage
Story:bar fight,  repeated line,  buddy comedy,  computer cracker,  bloopers during credits,  shot in the neck,  shot through a window,  car chase,  bulletproof vest,  jumping through a window,  punched in the chest,  partner,  bravery,  explosive,  mexican standoff,  kicked in the stomach,  swat team,  walkie talkie,  self mutilation,  head butt,  hand grenade,  revelation,  ak 47,  henchman,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  race against time,  product placement,  beaten to death,  binoculars,  one against many,  double cross,  one man army,  disarming someone,  anti hero,  exploding car,  mixed martial arts,  montage,  strangulation,  ambush,  revolver,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  death,  violence,  flashback,  fight,  murder,  blood

The Nice Guys (2016)
Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Action

The Nice Guys (2016)

Set against the backdrop of 1977 Los Angeles, The Nice Guys opens when single father and licensed PI Holland March (Gosling) is hired to investigate the apparent suicide of famous porn star Misty Mountains. As the trail leads him to track down a girl named Amelia (Qualley), he encounters less licensed and less hands-off private eye Jackson Healey (Russell Crowe) and his brass knuckles, both hired by the young hippie. However, the situation takes a turn for the worse when Amelia vanishes and it becomes apparent that March wasn't the only party interested. As both men are forced to team up, they'll have to take on a world filled with eccentric goons, strippers dressed as mermaids and even a possible government conspiracy. (Read More)

Themes:courage,  panic,  redemption,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  torture,  fear,  betrayal,  money,  revenge,  friendship
Locations:elevator,  bar
Characters:hitman,  lawyer,  hostage
Story:female lawyer,  pistol whip,  hit with a chair,  buddy movie,  contract killer,  buddy comedy,  one liner,  macguffin,  hired killer,  shot through a window,  car chase,  body landing on a car,  jumping through a window,  punched in the chest,  cigarette lighter,  bravery,  kicked in the stomach,  eccentric,  walkie talkie,  assassination attempt,  hand grenade,  revelation,  ak 47,  henchman,  silencer,  bodyguard,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  race against time,  beaten to death,  electrocution,  prologue,  danger,  flash forward,  on the run,  racial slur,  coffee,  van,  double cross,  hit by a car,  disarming someone,  anti hero,  exploding car,  strangulation,  ambush,  assassin,  revolver,  interrogation,  car crash,  sunglasses,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  bare butt,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  tough guy,  written by director,  punched in the face,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  car accident,  machine gun,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  bare chested male,  fight,  flashback,  murder,  blood,  violence,  death

Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice (2016)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice (2016)

The general public is concerned over having Superman on their planet and letting the "Dark Knight" - Batman - pursue the streets of Gotham. While this is happening, a power-phobic Batman tries to attack Superman.,Meanwhile Superman tries to settle on a decision, and Lex Luthor, the criminal mastermind and millionaire, tries to use his own advantages to fight the "Man of Steel". (Read More)

Themes:panic,  redemption,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  torture,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:bar
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:cia agent,  final showdown,  employee employee relationship,  flash drive,  crashing through a window,  macguffin,  young version of character,  computer cracker,  armored car,  tracking device,  car chase,  raised middle finger,  body landing on a car,  bulletproof vest,  jumping through a window,  punched in the chest,  bravery,  explosive,  presumed dead,  kicked in the stomach,  eccentric,  self mutilation,  head butt,  hand grenade,  revelation,  ak 47,  henchman,  cia,  silencer,  mercenary,  laptop,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  race against time,  product placement,  beaten to death,  electrocution,  prologue,  danger,  one against many,  flash forward,  transformation,  double cross,  hit by a car,  one man army,  disarming someone,  anti hero,  false accusation,  exploding car,  montage,  strangulation,  terrorist,  ambush,  bound and gagged,  handcuffs,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  bare chested male,  murder,  fight,  flashback,  blood,  violence,  death

The Last Boy Scout (1991) is one of the best movies like Central Intelligence (2016)
Action, Thriller

The Last Boy Scout (1991)

A down and out cynical detective teams up with a down and out ex-quarterback to try and solve a murder case involving a pro football team and a politician.

Themes:deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  money,  kidnapping,  friendship,  revenge
Locations:bar
Characters:hitman,  bully,  hostage
Period:1990s
Story:bully comeuppance,  pistol whip,  repeated line,  buddy comedy,  one liner,  taser,  car chase,  body landing on a car,  interracial friendship,  explosive,  presumed dead,  parking garage,  swat team,  assassination attempt,  henchman,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  knocked out,  race against time,  product placement,  electrocution,  locker room,  one against many,  double cross,  hit by a car,  one man army,  disarming someone,  anti hero,  false accusation,  exploding car,  ambush,  assassin,  revolver,  interrogation,  car crash,  sunglasses,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  bare butt,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  blood,  fight,  murder,  flashback,  violence,  death

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

For Steve Rogers, awakening after decades of suspended animation involves more than catching up on pop culture; it also means that this old school idealist must face a world of subtler threats and difficult moral complexities. That becomes clear when Director Nick Fury is killed by the mysterious assassin, the Winter Soldier, but not before warning Rogers that SHIELD has been subverted by its enemies. When Rogers acts on Fury's warning to trust no one there, he is branded as a traitor by the organization. Now a fugitive, Captain America must get to the bottom of this deadly mystery with the help of the Black Widow and his new friend, The Falcon. However, the battle will be costly for the Sentinel of Liberty, with Rogers finding enemies where he least expects them while learning that the Winter Soldier looks disturbingly familiar. (Read More)

Themes:paranoia,  deception,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  friendship
Locations:elevator
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:flash drive,  rogue agent,  crashing through a window,  hired killer,  armored car,  shot through a window,  car chase,  body landing on a car,  bulletproof vest,  jumping through a window,  punched in the chest,  cigarette lighter,  interracial friendship,  faked death,  presumed dead,  mexican standoff,  kicked in the stomach,  assassination attempt,  head butt,  hand grenade,  revelation,  traitor,  espionage,  secret agent,  silencer,  mercenary,  bodyguard,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  race against time,  product placement,  fugitive,  beaten to death,  electrocution,  one against many,  on the run,  hit by a car,  one man army,  no opening credits,  false accusation,  exploding car,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  terrorist,  assassin,  spy,  handcuffs,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  car accident,  machine gun,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  bare chested male,  blood,  murder,  death,  kiss,  violence,  flashback,  fight

The Dark Knight (2008)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Dark Knight (2008)

Set within a year after the events of Batman Begins, Batman, Lieutenant James Gordon, and new district attorney Harvey Dent successfully begin to round up the criminals that plague Gotham City until a mysterious and sadistic criminal mastermind known only as the Joker appears in Gotham, creating a new wave of chaos. Batman's struggle against the Joker becomes deeply personal, forcing him to "confront everything he believes" and improve his technology to stop him. A love triangle develops between Bruce Wayne, Dent and Rachel Dawes. (Read More)

Themes:courage,  panic,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  torture,  fear,  betrayal,  money,  kidnapping,  revenge,  friendship
Locations:kitchen,  elevator,  bar
Characters:lawyer,  hostage
Story:female lawyer,  escape attempt,  improvised weapon,  two way mirror,  crashing through a window,  computer cracker,  armored car,  shot through a window,  accountant,  car chase,  body landing on a car,  bulletproof vest,  jumping through a window,  punched in the chest,  impostor,  faked death,  explosive,  duct tape over mouth,  presumed dead,  parking garage,  swat team,  kicked in the stomach,  walkie talkie,  hand grenade,  ak 47,  henchman,  silencer,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  race against time,  beaten to death,  electrocution,  danger,  one against many,  van,  double cross,  hit by a car,  one man army,  disarming someone,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  false accusation,  exploding car,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  bridge,  montage,  terrorist,  ambush,  bound and gagged,  assassin,  revolver,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  tough guy,  written by director,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  car accident,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  martial arts,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  murder,  kiss,  blood,  violence,  fight,  death

Self/less (2015)
Action, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Self/less (2015)

An extremely wealthy man, dying from cancer, undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness into the body of a healthy young man. But all is not as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the body's origin and the organization that will kill to protect its cause.

Themes:redemption,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  fear,  betrayal,  money,  kidnapping,  revenge,  friendship
Locations:bar
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:pistol whip,  bulletproof window,  two way mirror,  taser,  car chase,  punched in the chest,  interracial friendship,  faked death,  presumed dead,  kicked in the stomach,  walkie talkie,  looking at oneself in a mirror,  assassination attempt,  revelation,  mercenary,  laptop,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  product placement,  fugitive,  electrocution,  one against many,  on the run,  coffee,  double cross,  disarming someone,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  exploding car,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  bridge,  ambush,  assassin,  revolver,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  brawl,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  tattoo,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  flashback,  fight,  murder,  death,  violence

Ghost In The Shell (2017) is one of the best movies like Central Intelligence (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Ghost In The Shell (2017)

In the near future, Major Motoko Kusanagi (Scarlett Johansson) is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible terrorist attack, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals. When terrorism reaches a new level that includes the ability to hack into people's minds and control them, Major Kusanagi is uniquely qualified to stop it. As she prepares to face a new enemy, Major Kusanagi discovers that she has been lied to: her life was not saved, it was stolen. She will stop at nothing to recover her past, find out who did this to her and stop them before they do it to others. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  redemption,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:bar
Characters:hostage
Story:final showdown,  taser,  shot through a window,  raised middle finger,  bulletproof vest,  jumping through a window,  punched in the chest,  explosive,  presumed dead,  kicked in the stomach,  assassination attempt,  hand grenade,  henchman,  secret agent,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  race against time,  fugitive,  beaten to death,  electrocution,  prologue,  danger,  binoculars,  one against many,  flash forward,  on the run,  van,  disarming someone,  anti hero,  false accusation,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  montage,  terrorist,  ambush,  assassin,  spy,  revolver,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  beer,  showdown,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  car accident,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  coming of age,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  martial arts,  bare chested male,  murder,  fight,  flashback,  violence,  death

Ride Along (2014)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance

Ride Along (2014)

Ben must prove he is good enough to date cop James' sister. By doing this he goes on a "Ride Along" to show that he is not weak and he will do whatever it takes to get James' approval but along the way runs into a few obstacles that he has to overcome in a very funny way.

Themes:paranoia,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:buddy comedy,  desert eagle,  car chase,  body landing on a car,  jumping through a window,  punched in the chest,  impostor,  mexican standoff,  kicked in the stomach,  head butt,  hand grenade,  ak 47,  freeze frame,  henchman,  bodyguard,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  product placement,  racial slur,  double cross,  disarming someone,  anti hero,  exploding car,  security guard,  ambush,  revolver,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  car crash,  sunglasses,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  brawl,  gunfight,  undressing,  arrest,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  car accident,  machine gun,  high school,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  bare chested male,  fight,  murder,  death,  violence,  blood

London Has Fallen (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

London Has Fallen (2016)

After the British Prime Minister has passed away under mysterious circumstances, all leaders of the Western world must attend his funeral. But what starts out as the most protected event on earth, turns into a deadly plot to kill the world's most powerful leaders and unleash a terrifying vision of the future. The President of the United States, his formidable secret service head and a British MI-6 agent who trusts no one are the only people that have any hope of stopping it. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  friendship,  revenge
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:final showdown,  pistol whip,  front wheelie,  flash drive,  armory,  rogue agent,  bunker,  armored car,  treason,  shot through a window,  tracking device,  car chase,  body landing on a car,  bulletproof vest,  punched in the chest,  parking garage,  swat team,  kicked in the stomach,  walkie talkie,  assassination attempt,  hand grenade,  revelation,  sabotage,  traitor,  ak 47,  henchman,  mercenary,  laptop,  bodyguard,  knocked out,  race against time,  product placement,  beaten to death,  prologue,  one against many,  racial slur,  hit by a car,  one man army,  disarming someone,  exploding car,  strangulation,  terrorist,  ambush,  assassin,  spy,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  pregnancy,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  husband wife relationship,  death,  violence,  murder

Underworld: Blood Wars (2016)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Underworld: Blood Wars (2016)

The next installment in the blockbuster franchise, UNDERWORLD: BLOOD WARS follows Vampire death dealer, Selene (Kate Beckinsale) as she fends off brutal attacks from both the Lycan clan and the Vampire faction that betrayed her. With her only allies, David (Theo James) and his father Thomas (Charles Dance), she must stop the eternal war between Lycans and Vampires, even if it means she has to make the ultimate sacrifice. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  redemption,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  torture,  fear,  betrayal
Characters:hostage
Story:final showdown,  pistol whip,  knife throwing,  armory,  macguffin,  desert eagle,  tracking device,  jumping through a window,  punched in the chest,  explosive,  mexican standoff,  kicked in the stomach,  assassination attempt,  revelation,  traitor,  ak 47,  henchman,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  fugitive,  beaten to death,  danger,  one against many,  on the run,  transformation,  double cross,  disarming someone,  no opening credits,  false accusation,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  bridge,  strangulation,  ambush,  assassin,  spy,  interrogation,  hand to hand combat,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  bare chested male,  murder,  blood,  death,  fight,  flashback,  violence

Mechanic: Resurrection (2016) is one of the best movies like Central Intelligence (2016)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller

Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)

Arthur Bishop, the master assassin who faked his death in hopes of putting that part of his ;life behind him, now lives a quiet life in Rio. But someone who knows who he is shows up and tells him, that if he wants to continue living this life, he will do three jobs for someone. Bishop tries to tell them he has the wrong man but they know who he is and if he won't do the job, they will take him but he gets away. He then goes to a resort in Thailand run by a friend, Mae, where he tries to find out who is looking for him. Later a woman named Gina shows up looking for medical assistance and Mae can't help but notice bruises all over her body. Mae deduces she's a battered woman and when Mae hears her being beaten, Mae asks Bishop to help her. He goes and kills the guy she's with. He kills the man and then sets fire to the boat he's on. But he sees that Gina has a photo of him. He deduces that they one who wants him, sent her. He confronts her and she admits that she works at a children's shelter in Cambodia and that someone told her if she didn't do what he said, the children would be endanger. While waiting for the man to come, they get close. And when the man's people comes, they grab them. Bishop is brought to the man who wants him to do the jobs and he tells Bishop that if he doesn't do it, Gina will be killed. So Bishop has no choice but to do it. (Read More)

Themes:paranoia,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  friendship,  revenge
Locations:elevator,  bar
Characters:hitman,  hostage
Period:2010s
Story:final showdown,  knife throwing,  hit with a chair,  improvised weapon,  armory,  contract killer,  crashing through a window,  hired killer,  shot in the neck,  taser,  tracking device,  bulletproof vest,  punched in the chest,  interracial friendship,  faked death,  explosive,  presumed dead,  kicked in the stomach,  assassination attempt,  head butt,  hand grenade,  sabotage,  ak 47,  henchman,  silencer,  mercenary,  laptop,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  kicked in the face,  knocked out,  race against time,  beaten to death,  danger,  binoculars,  one against many,  double cross,  one man army,  disarming someone,  anti hero,  mixed martial arts,  bridge,  montage,  strangulation,  ambush,  assassin,  handcuffs,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  beer,  showdown,  falling from height,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  machine gun,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  bare chested male,  kiss,  death,  fight,  blood,  violence,  murder

The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017)
Action, Comedy, Crime

The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017)

With his reputation in tatters after a painfully unsuccessful delivery of a distinguished Japanese client, former triple-A executive protection agent, Michael Bryce, two long years after the disgraceful incident, is now reduced to a mere second-class bodyguard for hire. Under those circumstances, Bryce would do anything to prove his worth once again, and as a result, it won't be long before he accepts an offer from Interpol to escort the renowned international assassin Darius Kincaid from Manchester to the Hague. The task seems simple: Bryce only needs to transport the contract killer from point A to point B, nevertheless, Kincaid, as the only one with the guts and enough hard evidence to testify against a tyrannical Belarusian dictator, is an obvious target, while the trip to the Netherlands is long and hazardous. Without a doubt, this a race against the clock as the mismatched duo will have to put aside their grudges, in a non-stop concerto for bullets. (Read More)

Themes:torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:elevator,  bar
Characters:hitman
Story:final showdown,  female lawyer,  escape attempt,  pistol whip,  bar fight,  buddy movie,  rogue agent,  contract killer,  buddy comedy,  hired killer,  shot through a window,  tracking device,  car chase,  raised middle finger,  body landing on a car,  bulletproof vest,  punched in the chest,  cigarette lighter,  parking garage,  swat team,  walkie talkie,  assassination attempt,  head butt,  pickup truck,  ak 47,  freeze frame,  bodyguard,  race against time,  product placement,  beaten to death,  one against many,  flash forward,  on the run,  double cross,  hit by a car,  one man army,  disarming someone,  anti hero,  exploding car,  mixed martial arts,  ambush,  assassin,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  shower,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  flashback,  murder,  fight,  death,  violence,  blood

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