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Fast Five (2011)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Fast Five (2011)

Former cop Brian O'Conner partners with ex-con Dom Toretto on the opposite side of the law. Since Brian and Mia Toretto broke Dom out of custody, they've blown across many borders to elude authorities. Now backed into a corner in Rio de Janeiro, they must pull one last job in order to gain their freedom. As they assemble their elite team of top racers, the unlikely allies know their only shot of getting out for good means confronting the corrupt businessman who wants them dead. But he's not the only one on their tail. Hard-nosed federal agent Luke Hobbs never misses his target. When he is assigned to track down Dom and Brian, he and his strike team launch an all-out assault to capture them. But as his men tear through Brazil, Hobbs learns he can't separate the good guys from the bad. Now, he must rely on his instincts to corner his prey... before someone else runs them down first. (Read More)

Themes:heist, surveillance, robbery, escape, betrayal, drugs, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:brazil, slum, rooftop, desert, beach
Period:2010s
Story:train robbery, rocket propelled grenade, rio de janeiro brazil, rooftop chase, hand grenade, robbery gone awry, woman in bikini, desert eagle .50, woman in a bikini, thrown from a train, jumping from a train, passenger train, semiautomatic pistol, stealing a police car, diplomatic security service, thrown through wall, reference to wyatt earp, thrown through window, driving off cliff, off road vehicle

Furious Seven (2015)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Furious Seven (2015)

Dominic and his crew thought they'd left the criminal mercenary life behind. They'd defeated international terrorist Owen Shaw and went their separate ways. But now, Shaw's brother, Deckard Shaw, is out killing the crew one by one for revenge. Worse, a Somalian terrorist called Jakarde and a shady government official called "Mr. Nobody" are both competing to steal a computer terrorism program called "God's Eye," that can turn any technological device into a weapon. Torretto must reconvene with his team to stop Shaw and retrieve the God's Eye program while caught in a power struggle between the terrorist and the United States government. (Read More)

Themes:heist, surveillance, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:desert, beach
Period:2010s
Story:hand grenade, woman in a bikini, microchip, federal agent, macguffin, race car, armored car, car race, ex cop, tracking device, gatling gun, aerial shot, manhunt, stealing a car, masked man, rocket launcher, parking garage, police chase, walkie talkie, grenade

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)
Action, Crime, Thriller

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Themes:escape, betrayal, revenge
Locations:rooftop
Period:2010s
Story:crime lord, sequel to cult favorite, rpg, aerial shot, manhunt, stealing a car, rocket launcher, subtitled scene, neck breaking, american abroad, opening action scene, kicked in the face, fugitive, organized crime, limousine, on the run, anti hero, ambush, foot chase, shot in the back

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:surveillance, betrayal, escape, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:rooftop
Period:2010s
Story:hand grenade, fast car, prison bus, federal agent, car rollover, armored car, returning character killed off, car race, tracking device, gatling gun, aerial shot, ex soldier, rocket launcher, parking garage, police chase, walkie talkie, security camera, grenade, ak 47, subtitled scene

G.i. Joe: Retaliation (2013) is one of the best movies like Fast Five (2011)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

G.i. Joe: Retaliation (2013)

The G.I. Joe team is framed for crimes against the country by Zartan, disguised as the President, and Cobra Commander has all the world leaders under his influence, with their advanced warheads headed towards innocent populaces around the world. Outnumbered and outgunned, the surviving team members form a plan with their original leader, General Joseph Colton, to rescue the President and face off Cobra Commander, his accomplices and the world leaders. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:desert
Story:hand grenade, armored car, returning character killed off, tracking device, gatling gun, lens flare, ex soldier, masked man, rocket launcher, walkie talkie, security camera, grenade, uzi, ak 47, american abroad, opening action scene, kicked in the face, knocked out, limousine, on the run

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? This is why Knight And Day (2010) is one of the best movies like Fast Five (2011). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, escape, kidnapping
Locations:rooftop, beach
Story:woman in bikini, semiautomatic pistol, macguffin, tracking device, ex soldier, parking garage, police chase, security camera, grenade, uzi, american abroad, kicked in the face, knocked out, fugitive, on the run, news report, anti hero, exploding car, bridge, ambush

Furious 6 (2013)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Furious 6 (2013)

Since Dom (Diesel) and Brian's (Walker) Rio heist toppled a kingpin's empire and left their crew with $100 million, our heroes have scattered across the globe. But their inability to return home and living forever on the lam have left their lives incomplete. Meanwhile, Hobbs (Johnson) has been tracking an organization of lethally skilled mercenary drivers across 12 countries, whose mastermind (Evans) is aided by a ruthless second-in-command revealed to be the love Dom thought was dead, Letty (Rodriguez). The only way to stop the criminal outfit is to outmatch them at street level, so Hobbs asks Dom to assemble his elite team in London. Payment? Full pardons for all of them so they can return home and make their families whole again. (Read More)

Themes:heist, surveillance, kidnapping
Story:criminal, inbetwequel, fast car, surprise during end credits, microchip, car rollover, car theft, returning character killed off, car race, ex cop, lens flare, punched in the stomach, parking garage, police chase, security camera, ak 47, corrupt cop, subtitled scene, american abroad, scene during end credits

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:heist, surveillance, robbery, escape, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:rooftop, desert
Period:2010s
Story:hand grenade, mugshot, armored car, returning character killed off, sequel to cult favorite, tracking device, gatling gun, lens flare, gasoline, aerial shot, safe, stealing a car, masked man, parking garage, police chase, walkie talkie, security camera, uzi, ak 47, die hard scenario

Baby Driver (2017) is one of the best movies like Fast Five (2011)
Action, Crime, Music, Thriller

Baby Driver (2017)

Baby is a young and partially hearing impaired getaway driver who can make any wild move while in motion with the right track playing. It's a critical talent he needs to survive his indentured servitude to the crime boss, Doc, who values his role in his meticulously planned robberies. However, just when Baby thinks he is finally free and clear to have his own life with his new girlfriend, Deborah, Doc coerces him back for another job. Now saddled with a crew of thugs too violently unstable to keep to Doc's plans, Baby finds himself and everything he cares for in terrible danger. To survive and escape the coming maelstrom, it will take all of Baby's skill, wits and daring, but even on the best track, can he make it when life is forcing him to face the music? (Read More)

Themes:heist, surveillance, robbery, escape, betrayal, revenge
Period:2010s
Story:hand grenade, robbery gone awry, one last job, car rollover, bag of money, lens flare, aerial shot, manhunt, stealing a car, masked man, parking garage, police chase, walkie talkie, security camera, uzi, ak 47, corrupt cop, opening action scene, knocked out, fugitive

A Good Day To Die Hard (2013)
Action, Thriller

A Good Day To Die Hard (2013)

Iconoclastic, take-no-prisoners cop John McClane, for the first time, finds himself on foreign soil after traveling to Moscow to help his wayward son Jack - unaware that Jack is really a highly-trained CIA operative out to stop a nuclear weapons heist. With the Russian underworld in pursuit, and battling a countdown to war, the two McClanes discover that their opposing methods make them unstoppable heroes. (Read More)

Themes:heist, surveillance, escape, betrayal, revenge
Locations:rooftop
Story:hand grenade, vault, maverick cop, armored car, gatling gun, fifth part, rpg, lens flare, tough cop, masked man, rocket launcher, security camera, ak 47, subtitled scene, die hard scenario, neck breaking, american abroad, police officer killed, on the run, news report

Xxx (2002)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

Xxx (2002)

Xander "XXX" Cage is a thrill seeker who until now has been deemed untouchable by the law. NSA Agent Gibbons forces XXX to cooperate with the government to infiltrate an underground Russian crime ring, and avoid going to prison. Gibbons sends XXX to enter this world of crime undetected where others have failed, using his natural athletic prowess and a whole lot of attitude. Xander must combat an organization led by a clever, ruthless and nihilistic Yorgi whose first target is the city of Prague. This is why Xxx (2002) is one of the best movies like Fast Five (2011). (Read More)

Themes:escape
Locations:beach
Story:woman in bikini, desert eagle .50, woman in a bikini, interracial kiss, car theft, beretta, gatling gun, raid, stealing a car, rocket launcher, parking garage, police chase, ak 47, corrupt cop, subtitled scene, neck breaking, american abroad, opening action scene, knocked out, police officer killed

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:heist, surveillance, robbery, escape, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:rooftop
Story:criminal, hand grenade, organized crime, pile of money, burning money, armored car, returning character killed off, bag of money, gatling gun, rpg, lens flare, gasoline, aerial shot, ex soldier, masked man, rocket launcher, parking garage, police chase, walkie talkie, grenade

2 Guns (2013) is one of the best movies like Fast Five (2011)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

2 Guns (2013)

Robert Trench, an undercover DEA agent, takes advantage of gunman Michael Stigman's idea to rob a bank to bust him and a mob boss. However, it proves too successful with much more money seized than anticipated with Trench's forces not stopping the getaway. Complicating things still more, Stigman turns out to be a Naval Intelligence agent who shoots Trench and takes the money. The interservice debacle suddenly finds Trench and Stigman in a bloody web of corrupt clandestine rivalries as they are hunted, blackmailed and isolated for the money on both sides of the law. Now, the fugitives must work together to find a way out of this situation with no one to turn to but themselves. (Read More)

Themes:heist, surveillance, escape, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:desert
Period:2010s
Story:hand grenade, dea agent, federal agent, macguffin, bag of money, drug lord, lens flare, gasoline, safe, stealing a car, masked man, rocket launcher, security camera, uzi, ak 47, subtitled scene, fugitive, organized crime, on the run, home invasion

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:surveillance, escape, betrayal, drugs, kidnapping, revenge
Period:2010s
Story:hand grenade, semiautomatic pistol, armored car, returning character killed off, tracking device, gatling gun, drug lord, aerial shot, ex soldier, safe, rocket launcher, walkie talkie, security camera, subtitled scene, neck breaking, american abroad, opening action scene, kicked in the face, knocked out, organized crime

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:surveillance, escape, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:rooftop, desert
Period:2010s
Story:hand grenade, car rollover, macguffin, armored car, aerial shot, walkie talkie, security camera, grenade, ak 47, subtitled scene, american abroad, opening action scene, knocked out, police officer killed, news report, anti hero, death of friend, ambush, foot chase, shot in the back

Red 2 (2013)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Red 2 (2013)

Retired CIA agent Frank Moses is in love with Sarah Ross and enjoying their normal life. Out of the blue, Marvin Boggs meets Frank in the supermarket and tells that Wikileaks has released the information that they had participated and know the whereabouts of the Nightshade, a portable nuclear weapon that was smuggled in pieces and hidden in Russia. Now the top agents in the world are under contract to seek them out to discover where Nightshade is. The trio travels to Paris and teams-up with the Russian Katja to track down the former Russian Agent 'The Frog' to get more information about the operation. They learn that the brilliant inventor Dr. Edward Bailey might know where the weapon is. They discover that Bailey has been interned in an asylum in London by the MI-6 for thirty-two years and the British Victoria joins the team. They rescue Bailey and find that the nuclear device is hidden in the Kremlin. Soon the dangerous South Korean Han joins the group expecting to retrieve the weapon. But dangerous killer Jack Horton is hunting Frank down and will not stop until he recovers the nuclear bomb. This is why Red 2 (2013) is one of the best movies like Fast Five (2011). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, escape, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Story:hand grenade, vault, gatling gun, security camera, grenade, uzi, ak 47, subtitled scene, die hard scenario, american abroad, kicked in the face, fugitive, on the run, anti hero, exploding car, bridge, ambush, foot chase, shot in the back, revolver

Killer Elite (2011) is one of the best movies like Fast Five (2011)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Killer Elite (2011)

Loosely based on a true story, Killer Elite pits two of the worlds' most elite operatives - Danny, a ruthless killer-for-hire ('Jason Statham' (qv)) and Hunter, his longtime mentor ('Robert De Niro' (qv)) - against the cunning leader of a secret society of former Special Air Service operatives('Clive Owen'). Covering the globe from Australia to Paris, London and the Middle East, Danny and Hunter are plunged into a highly dangerous game of revenge and deception - where things are not always what they appear to be. (Read More)

Themes:escape, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:desert
Story:desert eagle .50, woman in a bikini, semiautomatic pistol, jumping between buildings, beretta, lens flare, aerial shot, ex soldier, kicked in the face, limousine, exploding car, death of friend, foot chase, shot in the back, car crash, hand to hand combat, car chase, action hero, held at gunpoint, brawl

The A-team (2010)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

The A-team (2010)

Four American soldiers who are in Iraq are sent on a mission to recover plates for printing 100 dollar bills that were used to print a billion dollars. After doing the job and returning to the base their commanding officer is killed in an explosion and the plates are stolen by another operative. They would be court martialed and sent to different prisons. 6 months later, the leader, Hannibal Smith is visited by a CIA spook who tells him he knows where the man who took the plates is and wants him and his men to recover it. So he helps him escape and he breaks out the others and they go after the plates. But after doing it, they discover that the spook might not be ok. And a military intelligence officer who was involved with one of them is pursuing them. (Read More)

Themes:heist, surveillance, robbery, escape, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:rooftop, desert
Period:2010s
Story:prison bus, burning money, gatling gun, gasoline, rocket launcher, parking garage, police chase, security camera, corrupt cop, subtitled scene, neck breaking, kicked in the face, knocked out, fugitive, on the run, anti hero, exploding car, ambush, foot chase, shot in the back

The Equalizer (2014)
Action, Crime, Thriller

The Equalizer (2014)

In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloe Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can't stand idly by - he has to help her. Armed with hidden skills that allow him to serve vengeance against anyone who would brutalize the helpless, McCall comes out of his self-imposed retirement and finds his desire for justice reawakened. If someone has a problem, if the odds are stacked against them, if they have nowhere else to turn, McCall will help. He is The Equalizer. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, robbery
Story:impersonating a police officer, lens flare, ex soldier, security camera, uzi, ak 47, corrupt cop, subtitled scene, die hard scenario, neck breaking, kicked in the face, organized crime, limousine, home invasion, anti hero, bridge, foot chase, shot in the back, criminal, revolver

Need For Speed (2014)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Need For Speed (2014)

Framed by an ex-partner for a murder he did not commit, Tobey Marshall, a financially struggling custom-car builder and street-racer, spends two years in jail thinking about one moment. Fresh out of prison he reacquires the fastest car his workshop ever built and sold, and seeks to enter a secretive and extremely high-stakes race known as The DeLeon. His purpose; redemption, recognition from the world of racing and to solve his problems. Yet all this fades in comparison to his driving reason. Revenge. Above all, revenge. This is a story about love, redemption, revenge and motor oil all swirled together (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, betrayal, revenge
Locations:desert
Story:fast car, street racing, car rollover, race car, car race, lens flare, gasoline, stealing a car, police chase, ex convict, die hard scenario, scene during end credits, fugitive, police officer killed, on the run, anti hero, exploding car, death of friend, bridge, foot chase

From Paris With Love (2010) is one of the best movies like Fast Five (2011)
Action, Crime, Thriller

From Paris With Love (2010)

James Reece is an ambitious aide to the U.S. Ambassador in Paris, doing little jobs for the CIA and hoping to get into black ops. On the night he and his girlfriend, Caroline, become engaged, he's told to pick up Charlie Wax at Orly. Charlie is an unorthodox government employee - large, bald and bearded, foul-mouthed and eccentric. Charlie immediately takes James on a wild ride of murder and mayhem, through ethnic enclaves. As bodies pile up, the purpose remains opaque to James. Caroline, unhappy that James has been out of touch for a day, tells him to bring Charlie for dinner. Charlie can be charming - where will it lead? Does the chess-playing James have what it takes? This is why From Paris With Love (2010) is one of the best movies like Fast Five (2011). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, betrayal, drugs
Locations:rooftop
Story:stealing a police car, tracking device, drug lord, lens flare, stealing a car, rocket launcher, parking garage, security camera, uzi, subtitled scene, neck breaking, american abroad, organized crime, limousine, anti hero, exploding car, bridge, foot chase, revolver, car crash

The Heat (2013)
Action, Comedy, Crime

The Heat (2013)

Sarah Ashburn, an FBI agent, is extremely ambitious and has her eye on a promotion, but she doesn't get along with her co-workers. She is sent to Boston to uncover the identity of an elusive drug lord, Mr. Larkin, by tracking down his proxy, Rojas, and is told that she'll have a good shot at the promotion if she finds Larkin. When she arrives in Boston, she learns that Larkin has been eliminating his competition and taking over their operations. She learns that Rojas is in Boston PD custody and goes to see him to ask him what he knows about Larkin, but is warned that the cop who arrested Rojas, Shannon Mullins, is very territorial, and she is not exactly sociable. When the two meet they don't get along. When Mullins learns why Ashburn is in Boston, she decides to find Larkin herself. Ashburn is told by her boss to work with Mullins, but it won't be easy because Ashburn does things by the book while Mullins does things her way. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, escape, drugs, kidnapping, revenge
Period:2010s
Story:drug lord, hand grenade, dea agent, special agent, surprise during end credits, federal agent, maverick cop, rpg, tough cop, rocket launcher, police chase, ex convict, policewoman, scene during end credits, knocked out, organized crime, home invasion, exploding car, ambush, police station

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:surveillance, escape, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:desert
Period:2010s
Story:rocket propelled grenade, hand grenade, car rollover, impersonating a police officer, armored car, returning character killed off, tracking device, gatling gun, aerial shot, safe, rocket launcher, parking garage, walkie talkie, security camera, ak 47, subtitled scene, die hard scenario, neck breaking, american abroad, knocked out

Serbuan Maut (2011)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Serbuan Maut (2011)

In Jakarta, Indonesia, Lieutenant Wahyu organizes the invasion of an apartment building that is the safe house of the powerful and cruel drug lord Tama and his gang. The SWAT team breaks in the building but one lookout sees and warns the gangsters and the police force is trapped on the seventh floor. They learn that Lt. Wahyu has not informed his superiors about the operation. Now the police officers have to fight with limited ammunition against the armed and dangerous gangsters. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, betrayal
Story:drug lord, safe, hung by wrists, crime lord, tough cop, punched in the stomach, security camera, shot in the stomach, grenade, corrupt cop, die hard scenario, neck breaking, organized crime, ambush, hand to hand combat, action hero, falling from height, brawl, tough guy, punched in the face

The Purge: Anarchy (2014) is one of the best movies like Fast Five (2011)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Purge: Anarchy (2014)

A couple are driving home when their car breaks down just as the Purge commences. Meanwhile, a police sergeant goes out into the streets to get revenge on the man who killed his son, and a mother and daughter run from their home after assailants destroy it. The five people meet up as they attempt to survive the night in Los Angeles. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, kidnapping, revenge
Story:hand grenade, armored car, tracking device, gatling gun, lens flare, stealing a car, masked man, parking garage, shot in the stomach, ak 47, die hard scenario, neck breaking, limousine, on the run, news report, home invasion, anti hero, exploding car, ambush, foot chase

22 Jump Street (2014)
Action, Comedy, Crime

22 Jump Street (2014)

After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the bohemian art major scene, they begin to question their partnership. Now they don't have to just crack the case - they have to figure out if they can have a mature relationship. If these two overgrown adolescents can grow from freshmen into real men, college might be the best thing that ever happened to them. This is why 22 Jump Street (2014) is one of the best movies like Fast Five (2011). (Read More)

Themes:drugs, kidnapping
Locations:beach
Story:hand grenade, woman in a bikini, surprise during end credits, tracking device, stealing a car, police chase, uzi, kicked in the face, organized crime, news report, home invasion, exploding car, interracial relationship, police station, foot chase, shot in the back, criminal, handcuffs, car crash, hand to hand combat

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:surveillance, escape, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:rooftop
Period:2010s
Story:armored vehicle, car rollover, impersonating a police officer, armored car, returning character killed off, tracking device, fifth part, aerial shot, stealing a car, parking garage, police chase, security camera, subtitled scene, casino, neck breaking, american abroad, knocked out, fugitive, limousine, police officer killed

Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years. (Read More)

Themes:escape, betrayal, kidnapping
Locations:rooftop
Story:macguffin, sequel to cult favorite, ex cop, tracking device, aerial shot, ex soldier, subtitled scene, casino, opening action scene, kicked in the face, fugitive, police officer killed, on the run, exploding car, police station, shot in the back, handcuffs, car crash, hand to hand combat, car chase

Dredd (2012) is one of the best movies like Fast Five (2011)
Action, Crime, Sci-fi

Dredd (2012)

The future America is an irradiated waste land. On its East Coast, running from Boston to Washington DC, lies Mega City One - a vast, violent metropolis where criminals rule the chaotic streets. The only force of order lies with the urban cops called "Judges" who possess the combined powers of judge, jury and instant executioner. Known and feared throughout the city, Dredd is the ultimate Judge, challenged with ridding the city of its latest scourge - a dangerous drug epidemic that has users of "Slo-Mo" experiencing reality at a fraction of its normal speed. During a routine day on the job, Dredd is assigned to train and evaluate Cassandra Anderson, a rookie with powerful psychic abilities thanks to a genetic mutation. A heinous crime calls them to a neighborhood where fellow Judges rarely dare to venture - a 200 storey vertical slum controlled by prostitute turned drug lord Ma-Ma and her ruthless clan. When they capture one of the clan's inner circle, Ma-Ma overtakes the compound's control center and wages a dirty, vicious war against the Judges that proves she will stop at nothing to protect her empire. With the body count climbing and no way out, Dredd and Anderson must confront the odds and engage in the relentless battle for their survival. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, escape, drugs, kidnapping
Locations:slum, rooftop, desert
Story:drug lord, minigun, crime lord, car rollover, scene of the crime, tracking device, gatling gun, tough cop, manhunt, police chase, walkie talkie, security camera, shot in the stomach, grenade, uzi, ak 47, corrupt cop, die hard scenario, policewoman, opening action scene

2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)
Action, Crime, Thriller

2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)

EX LAPD cop Brian O'Conner (Paul Walker) teams up with his ex-con friend Roman Pearce (Tyrese Gibson) and works with undercover U.S. Customs Service agent Monica Fuentes (Eva Mendes) to bring Miami-based drug lord Carter Verone (Cole Hauser) down.

Themes:robbery
Story:drug lord, street racing, desert eagle .50, woman in a bikini, sequel to cult favorite, ex cop, bag of money, tracking device, punched in the stomach, police chase, corrupt cop, ex convict, kicked in the face, criminal, handcuffs, car crash, car chase, action hero, held at gunpoint, brawl

Chappie (2015)
Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Chappie (2015)

In Johannesburg, the police department reduced the high rating of criminality using robots from the Tetravaal Company, designed by the engineer Deon Wilson. The former military Vincent Moore is envious of Deon, since he has developed another project called Moose, but neither Tetravaal nor the police department is interested. Deon has just developed an Artificial Intelligence but the Tetravaal's CEO Michelle Bradley asks him to abort the project. Deon decides to bring the damaged Robot 22 that was sent to be crushed to test his A.I. However he is kidnapped by the criminals Ninja, Yo-Landi and Amerika that want him to stop the robot cops. When they see the damaged robot in the van, they force Deon to program it to heist banks with them and they call it Chappie. However, Chappie acts like a child and need to be trained to learn and grow. Meanwhile Vincent follows Deon and plots an evil scheme to activate his robot. This is why Chappie (2015) is one of the best movies like Fast Five (2011). (Read More)

Themes:heist, surveillance, robbery, escape, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:slum
Period:2010s
Story:criminal, crime lord, newscast, armored car, bag of money, tracking device, gatling gun, rpg, ex soldier, stealing a car, rocket launcher, security camera, grenade, uzi, ak 47, american abroad, organized crime, news report, exploding car, death of friend

Taken 3 (2014)
Action, Thriller

Taken 3 (2014)

Liam Neeson returns as ex-covert operative Bryan Mills, whose long awaited reconciliation with his ex-wife is tragically cut short when she is brutally murdered. Consumed with rage, and framed for the crime, he goes on the run to evade the relentless pursuit of the CIA, FBI and the police. For one last time, Mills must use his "particular set of skills," to track down the real killers, exact his unique brand of justice, and protect the only thing that matters to him now - his daughter. (Read More)

Themes:escape, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Story:impersonating a police officer, returning character killed off, tracking device, lens flare, safe, stealing a car, parking garage, police chase, security camera, grenade, subtitled scene, fugitive, on the run, news report, anti hero, exploding car, police station, foot chase, shot in the back, handcuffs

Now You See Me 2 (2016) is one of the best movies like Fast Five (2011)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Now You See Me 2 (2016)

One year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public's adulation with their Robin Hood-style magic spectacles, The Four Horsemen resurface for a comeback performance in hopes of exposing the unethical practices of a tech magnate. The man behind their vanishing act is none other than Walter Mabry, a tech prodigy who threatens the Horsemen into pulling off their most impossible heist yet. Their only hope is to perform one last unprecedented stunt to clear their names and reveal the mastermind behind it all. (Read More)

Themes:heist, surveillance, escape, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:rooftop
Period:2010s
Story:switch, microchip, macguffin, aerial shot, safe, walkie talkie, subtitled scene, casino, american abroad, knocked out, fugitive, limousine, on the run, news report, bridge, ambush, handcuffs, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint, brawl

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:surveillance, robbery, escape, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:rooftop
Period:2010s
Story:hand grenade, surprise during end credits, car rollover, armored car, returning character killed off, tracking device, gatling gun, lens flare, ex soldier, stealing a car, masked man, rocket launcher, parking garage, police chase, security camera, uzi, ak 47, subtitled scene, ex convict, neck breaking

Machete (2010)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Machete (2010)

The highly skilled Federale Machete is hired by some unsavory types to assassinate a senator. But just as he's about to take the shot, he notices someone aiming at him and realizes he's been set up. He barely survives the sniper's bullet, and is soon out for revenge on his former employers, with the reluctant assistance of his brother Cheech Marin, who has become a priest and taken a vow of nonviolence. If you hire him to take out the bad guys, make sure the bad guys aren't you! (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, escape, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:rooftop, desert
Story:minigun, federal agent, interracial kiss, impersonating a police officer, gatling gun, drug lord, stealing a car, masked man, rocket launcher, parking garage, walkie talkie, security camera, crucifix, uzi, corrupt cop, subtitled scene, policewoman, kicked in the face, fugitive, limousine

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. This is why Central Intelligence (2016) is one of the best movies like Fast Five (2011). (Read More)

Themes:escape, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Period:2010s
Story:hand grenade, macguffin, armored car, tracking device, parking garage, walkie talkie, ak 47, kicked in the face, knocked out, fugitive, on the run, anti hero, exploding car, bridge, ambush, revolver, handcuffs, car crash, hand to hand combat, car chase

Beverly Hills Cop (1984) is one of the best movies like Fast Five (2011)
Action, Comedy, Crime

Beverly Hills Cop (1984)

Detroit cop Axel Foley is delighted when he receives a surprise visit from his best friend Mikey Tandino, who lives in California. Not long after Mikey arrives in Detroit, Mikey is killed, right in front of Axel, by a man named Zack. Axel follows Zack to Beverly Hills, California, where Beverly Hills police department Lieutenant Andrew Bogomil assigns Detective Billy Rosewood and Rosewood's partner, Sergeant John Taggart, to keep an eye on Axel. Axel visits his friend Jenny Summers, who works in an art gallery. With Jenny's help, Axel discovers that Zack works for Jenny's boss, Victor Maitland, the man who owns the art gallery. Maitland is a drug kingpin who is using the gallery as a front, and Maitland had Zack kill Mikey after Maitland accused Mikey of stealing some of Maitland's bonds. With the help of Jenny, Billy, and Taggart, Axel does what he can to make sure Maitland and Zack won't kill any more people. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, escape, drugs, kidnapping, revenge
Story:semiautomatic pistol, maverick cop, beretta, tough cop, police chase, walkie talkie, uzi, limousine, home invasion, part of series, anti hero, death of friend, police station, foot chase, shot in the back, revolver, handcuffs, car crash, car chase, action hero

The Last Stand (2013)
Action, Crime, Thriller

The Last Stand (2013)

Sheriff Owens is a man who has resigned himself to a life of fighting what little crime takes place in sleepy border town Sommerton Junction after leaving his LAPD post following a bungled operation that left him wracked with failure and defeat after his partner was crippled. After a spectacular escape from an FBI prisoner convoy, the most notorious, wanted drug kingpin in the hemisphere is hurtling toward the border at 200 mph in a specially outfitted car with a hostage and a fierce army of gang members. He is headed, it turns out, straight for Summerton Junction, where the whole of U.S. law enforcement will have their last opportunity to make a stand and intercept him before he slips across the border forever. At first reluctant to become involved, and then counted out because of the perceived ineptitude of his small town force, Owens ultimately accepts responsibility for the face off. (Read More)

Themes:escape, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:rooftop
Period:2010s
Story:drug lord, criminal, fire fight, fast car, car rollover, escaped convict, race car, tracking device, beretta, gatling gun, lens flare, masked man, rocket launcher, police chase, walkie talkie, shot in the stomach, corrupt cop, die hard scenario, neck breaking, fugitive

Predators (2010)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Predators (2010)

The mercenary Royce; the military Isabelle; the Russian soldier Nikolai; the San Quentin criminal Stans; the Sierra Leone militia Mombasa; the drug lord Cuchillo; the Yakuza Hanzo; and the Doctor Edwin awake in free fall but they succeed to open their parachutes landing in a jungle. Soon they find that they are on another planet and they are prey of aliens in a deadly hunting game, and they need to join forces to destroy their predators and survive. (Read More)

Themes:escape, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Story:hand grenade, minigun, gatling gun, drug lord, ex soldier, punched in the stomach, uzi, ak 47, subtitled scene, kicked in the face, anti hero, ambush, foot chase, shot in the back, criminal, action hero, held at gunpoint, falling from height, tough guy, punched in the face

Logan (2017)
Action, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Logan (2017)

In 2029 the mutant population has shrunken significantly and the X-Men have disbanded. Logan, whose power to self-heal is dwindling, has surrendered himself to alcohol and now earns a living as a chauffeur. He takes care of the ailing old Professor X whom he keeps hidden away. One day, a female stranger asks Logan to drive a girl named Laura to the Canadian border. At first he refuses, but the Professor has been waiting for a long time for her to appear. Laura possesses an extraordinary fighting prowess and is in many ways like Wolverine. She is pursued by sinister figures working for a powerful corporation; this is because her DNA contains the secret that connects her to Logan. A relentless pursuit begins - In this third cinematic outing featuring the Marvel comic book character Wolverine we see the superheroes beset by everyday problems. They are aging, ailing and struggling to survive financially. A decrepit Logan is forced to ask himself if he can or even wants to put his remaining powers to good use. It would appear that in the near-future, the times in which they were able put the world to rights with razor sharp claws and telepathic powers are now over. (Read More)

Themes:escape, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:desert
Story:hand grenade, armored car, returning character killed off, gatling gun, lens flare, stealing a car, walkie talkie, subtitled scene, casino, neck breaking, opening action scene, kicked in the face, knocked out, fugitive, limousine, police officer killed, on the run, home invasion, anti hero, exploding car

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) is one of the best movies like Fast Five (2011)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and almost everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be able to restore order. There's Max, a man of action and a man of few words, who seeks peace of mind following the loss of his wife and child in the aftermath of the chaos. And Furiosa, a woman of action and a woman who believes her path to survival may be achieved if she can make it across the desert back to her childhood homeland. This is why Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) is one of the best movies like Fast Five (2011). (Read More)

Themes:escape, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:desert
Story:gasoline, armored car, ex cop, gatling gun, masked man, rocket launcher, grenade, uzi, ak 47, die hard scenario, american abroad, opening action scene, fugitive, on the run, anti hero, exploding car, ambush, foot chase, shot in the back, revolver

The Expendables (2010)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

The Expendables (2010)

Barney Ross leads the "Expendables", a band of highly skilled mercenaries including knife enthusiast Lee Christmas, martial arts expert Yin Yang, heavy weapons specialist Hale Caesar, demolitionist Toll Road and loose-cannon sniper Gunner Jensen. When the group is commissioned by the mysterious Mr. Church to assassinate the merciless dictator of a small South American island, Barney and Lee head to the remote locale to scout out their opposition. Once there, they meet with local rebel Sandra and discover the true nature of the conflict engulfing the city. When they escape the island and Sandra stays behind, Ross must choose to either walk away and save his own life - or attempt a suicidal rescue mission that might just save his soul. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, escape, betrayal, drugs, kidnapping, revenge
Story:fire fight, lens flare, gasoline, safe, punched in the stomach, rocket launcher, security camera, grenade, uzi, ak 47, subtitled scene, die hard scenario, neck breaking, scene during end credits, kicked in the face, anti hero, exploding car, bridge, shot in the back, car crash

The Fugitive (1993)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

The Fugitive (1993)

A well respected Chicago surgeon Dr. Richard Kimble has found out that his wife, Helen, has been murdered ferociously in her own home. The police found Kimble and accused him of the murder. Then, Kimble (without Justifiable Reason) was tried, convicted, and sentenced to death. However, on the way to prison, Kimble's transport crashed. Kimble escapes and is now on the run. Deputy Samuel Gerard from Chicago takes charge of the chase of Kimble. Meanwhile, Kimble takes up his own investigation to find who really killed his wife, and to lure Gerard and his team into it as well. (Read More)

Themes:escape, surveillance, robbery, betrayal
Locations:rooftop
Story:prison bus, semiautomatic pistol, federal agent, mugshot, scene of the crime, escaped convict, tough cop, punched in the stomach, manhunt, walkie talkie, corrupt cop, ex convict, fugitive, police officer killed, on the run, home invasion, bridge, police station, foot chase, shot in the back

Desperado (1995)
Action, Thriller

Desperado (1995)

With this sequel to his prize-winning independent previous film, "El Mariachi," director Robert Rodriquez joins the ranks of Sam Peckinpah and John Woo as a master of slick, glamorized ultra-violence. We pick up the story as a continuation of "El Mariachi," where an itinerant musician, looking for work, gets mistaken for a hitman and thereby entangled in a web of love, corruption, and death. This time, he is out to avenge the murder of his lover and the maiming of his fretting hand, which occurred at the end of the earlier movie. However, the plot is recapitulated, and again, a case of mistaken identity leads to a very high body count, involvement with a beautiful woman who works for the local drug lord, and finally, the inevitable face-to-face confrontation and bloody showdown. (Read More)

Themes:drugs, revenge
Story:hand grenade, semiautomatic pistol, armored car, drug lord, rocket launcher, grenade, uzi, neck breaking, opening action scene, organized crime, home invasion, anti hero, exploding car, ambush, shot in the back, revolver, hand to hand combat, action hero, held at gunpoint, falling from height

The Expendables 3 (2014) is one of the best movies like Fast Five (2011)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

The Expendables 3 (2014)

Barney (Stallone), Christmas (Statham) and the rest of the team comes face-to-face with Conrad Stonebanks (Gibson), who years ago co-founded The Expendables with Barney. Stonebanks subsequently became a ruthless arms trader and someone who Barney was forced to kill... or so he thought. Stonebanks, who eluded death once before, now is making it his mission to end The Expendables -- but Barney has other plans. Barney decides that he has to fight old blood with new blood, and brings in a new era of Expendables team members, recruiting individuals who are younger, faster and more tech-savvy. The latest mission becomes a clash of classic old-school style versus high-tech expertise in the Expendables' most personal battle yet. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Period:2010s
Story:rocket propelled grenade, hand grenade, minigun, car rollover, armored car, returning character killed off, tracking device, gatling gun, ex soldier, rocket launcher, uzi, ak 47, subtitled scene, die hard scenario, neck breaking, opening action scene, anti hero, exploding car, ambush, shot in the back

Total Recall (2012)
Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Total Recall (2012)

For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid, even though he's got a beautiful wife who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life - real memories of life as a super-spy might be just what he needs. But when the procedure goes horribly wrong, Quaid becomes a hunted man as he finds himself on the run from the police. This is why Total Recall (2012) is one of the best movies like Fast Five (2011). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, escape, betrayal
Story:gatling gun, lens flare, ex soldier, police chase, grenade, opening action scene, fugitive, on the run, news report, anti hero, foot chase, shot in the back, car crash, hand to hand combat, car chase, action hero, held at gunpoint, falling from height, brawl, tough guy

Guardians Of The Galaxy (2014)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Guardians Of The Galaxy (2014)

After stealing a mysterious orb in the far reaches of outer space, Peter Quill from Earth, is now the main target of a manhunt led by the villain known as Ronan the Accuser. To help fight Ronan and his team and save the galaxy from his power, Quill creates a team of space heroes known as the "Guardians of the Galaxy" to save the world. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, escape, betrayal, kidnapping, revenge
Period:2010s
Story:manhunt, surprise during end credits, macguffin, returning character killed off, lens flare, masked man, rocket launcher, ex convict, neck breaking, scene during end credits, kicked in the face, fugitive, on the run, anti hero, bridge, foot chase, shot in the back, handcuffs, hand to hand combat, action hero

Kokaku Kidotai (1995)
Action, Animation, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Kokaku Kidotai (1995)

It is the year 2029. Technology has advanced so far that cyborgs are commonplace. In addition, human brains can connect to the internet directly. Major Motoko Kasunagi is an officer in Section 9, an elite, secretive police division that deals with special operations, including counter terrorism and cyber crime. She is currently on the trail of the Puppet Master, a cyber criminal who hacks into the brains of cyborgs in order to obtain information and to commit other crimes. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, escape
Story:ex cop, tracking device, gatling gun, parking garage, police chase, grenade, uzi, policewoman, kicked in the face, exploding car, bridge, ambush, foot chase, shot in the back, criminal, revolver, car crash, hand to hand combat, car chase, brawl

The Island (2005) is one of the best movies like Fast Five (2011)
Action, Adventure, Romance, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Island (2005)

Lincoln Six Echo is just like everyone else - he's waiting to go to the Island, the only place left in the world to actually live a life. Thousands of people stay at a facility waiting to go to the Island. It all sounds like paradise, but Lincoln Six Echo soon discovers that there's actually a sinister purpose going on at that facility and that he must escape - but not before stopping the sinister plan. (Read More)

Themes:escape
Locations:desert
Period:2010s
Story:woman in a bikini, passenger train, car rollover, impersonating a police officer, armored car, tracking device, lens flare, manhunt, masked man, security camera, fugitive, on the run, exploding car, foot chase, shot in the back, car crash, hand to hand combat, car chase, falling from height, shot in the chest

Jack Reacher (2012)
Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Jack Reacher (2012)

In an innocent heartland city, five are shot dead by an expert sniper. The police quickly identify and arrest the culprit, and build a slam-dunk case. But instead of confessing, the accused man writes the words, "Get Jack Reacher." Reacher himself sees the news report and turns up in the city. The defense is immensely relieved, but Reacher has come to bury the guy. Shocked at the accused's request, Reacher sets out to confirm for himself the absolute certainty of the man's guilt, but comes up with more than he bargained for. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, escape, betrayal, kidnapping
Story:prison bus, ex cop, lens flare, ex soldier, punched in the stomach, stealing a car, parking garage, police chase, security camera, corrupt cop, american abroad, kicked in the face, knocked out, organized crime, police officer killed, news report, anti hero, bridge, ambush, police station

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