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Lucy (2014)
Action, Sci-fi, Thriller

Lucy (2014)

It was supposed to be a simple job. All Lucy had to do was deliver a mysterious briefcase to Mr. Jang. But immediately Lucy is caught up in a nightmarish deal where she is captured and turned into a drug mule for a new and powerful synthetic drug. When the bag she is carrying inside of her stomach leaks, Lucy's body undergoes unimaginable changes that begins to unlock her mind's full potential. With her new-found powers, Lucy turns into a merciless warrior intent on getting back at her captors. She receives invaluable help from Professor Norman, the leading authority on the human mind, and French police captain Pierre Del Rio. (Read More)

Themes:vengeance,  surveillance,  sadism,  superhero,  conspiracy,  memory,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  drugs,  kidnapping,  revenge,  surrealism
Locations:france,  elevator,  airport,  hotel,  hospital
Characters:daughter,  professor,  lust,  warrior,  hostage,  detective,  student,  nurse,  doctor
Story:laptop computer,  locked in a cell,  male physician,  brain capacity,  briefcase chained to wrist,  human brain,  death of boyfriend,  artificial intelligence,  drug overdose,  bullet time,  time lapse photography,  college professor,  race against time,  flat screen television,  wearing sunglasses inside,  time travel,  female warrior,  super computer,  blonde woman,  taxi driver,  car pileup,  car chase,  college student,  paris france,  cell phone,  police detective,  hotel room,  police shootout,  surprise ending,  car crash,  police chase,  threatened with a knife,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  car accident,  foot chase,  face spattered with blood,  blood spattered face,  police hunt,  long distance telephone call,  stabbed through the hand,  woman wearing a little black dress,  internal view of body,  driving in the wrong direction,  woman spreading her legs,  hysterical laughter,  tooth falling out,  towel on head,  camera shot from inside human body,  opening credits,  removing a bullet,  pass out,  jean jacket,  bad teeth,  private army,  short dress,  fast motion sequence,  fictional drug,  troglodyte,  impala,  black suit,  long distance call,  drug mule,  pterosaur,  tattooed man,  rotten teeth,  eiffel tower,  handcuffed to a pipe,  experimental drug,  chained to a wall,  big bang,  smart phone,  drug ring,  little black dress,  disintegration,  hair dye,  intravenous,  duffel bag,  bloody hand,  bare midriff,  cheetah,  knowledge,  room service,  operating room,  animal sex,  flash drive,  convulsion,  fire fight,  rubik's cube,  mousetrap,  rearview mirror,  woman wearing black lingerie,  solar system,  tattooing,  some scenes animated,  white coat,  x rayed skeleton,  red wine,  gps,  jellyfish,  tear on cheek,  news footage,  glowing eyes,  man hits a woman,  anti heroine,  force field,  close up of eye,  ticket,  one woman army,  mind reading,  overhead camera shot,  police captain,  caveman,  aspiring actress,  metal detector,  cell,  blood stain,  ape,  unsubtitled foreign language,  super power,  woman kills a man,  female hero,  taiwan,  dolphin,  mini dress,  eiffel tower paris,  korean,  intelligence,  drug smuggling,  overdose,  lecture,  physician,  stabbed in the hand,  bag over head,  medical mask,  forename as title,  englishman abroad,  police raid,  text messaging,  main character dies,  bazooka,  translator,  mob boss,  telepathy,  death of protagonist,  alarm clock,  brain,  telekinesis,  mahjong,  surgeon,  mutation,  briefcase,  sexy woman,  boyfriend,  superheroine,  surprise,  archival footage,  futuristic,  headphones,  junkie,  dual wield,  mobile phone,  gun fu,  switchblade,  sexual desire,  thug,  action heroine,  rocket launcher,  dinosaur,  strong female lead,  mind control,  birth,  time,  kicked in the stomach,  nosebleed,  security camera,  rome italy,  stylized violence,  syringe,  uzi,  strong female character,  berlin germany,  crime boss,  surgery,  subtitled scene,  silencer,  american abroad,  laptop,  dark,  self sacrifice,  automobile,  wig,  injection,  bodyguard,  attempted rape,  university,  tough girl,  knocked out,  statue,  suitcase,  champagne,  factory,  organized crime,  drug addict,  library,  on the run,  latex gloves,  pain,  transformation,  news report,  no opening credits,  outer space,  dinner,  mother,  security guard,  tied to a chair,  drug dealer,  montage,  ambulance,  disguise,  massacre,  bra,  police station,  cleavage,  shot in the back,  scientist,  television,  hallucination,  supernatural power,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  sunglasses,  tears,  held at gunpoint,  taxi,  vomiting,  gunfight,  arrest,  computer,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  blonde,  shot in the chest,  gangster,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  car,  shot to death,  female protagonist,  beating,  shootout,  voice over narration,  telephone call,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  new york city,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  character name in title,  bare chested male,  one word title,  f rated,  police,  violence,  blood,  murder,  death,  gun

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

Brick Mansions (2014)

Themes:surveillance,  sadism,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  drugs,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:elevator
Characters:warrior,  hostage,  detective
Story:race against time,  car chase,  cell phone,  police detective,  police shootout,  surprise ending,  car crash,  police chase,  threatened with a knife,  car accident,  foot chase,  metal detector,  dual wield,  kicked in the stomach,  security camera,  stylized violence,  uzi,  crime boss,  silencer,  tough girl,  knocked out,  organized crime,  news report,  no opening credits,  security guard,  tied to a chair,  drug dealer,  ambulance,  police station,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  arrest,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  gangster,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  murder,  death,  violence,  police

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

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

Themes:surveillance,  sadism,  superhero,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:elevator,  hospital
Characters:warrior,  hostage,  detective,  doctor
Story:race against time,  female warrior,  super computer,  car chase,  college student,  cell phone,  police detective,  police shootout,  surprise ending,  car crash,  police chase,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  car accident,  foot chase,  anti heroine,  man hits a woman,  ticket,  one woman army,  englishman abroad,  bazooka,  mob boss,  superheroine,  thug,  action heroine,  rocket launcher,  kicked in the stomach,  nosebleed,  stylized violence,  crime boss,  bodyguard,  tough girl,  knocked out,  statue,  organized crime,  library,  on the run,  news report,  no opening credits,  security guard,  ambulance,  bra,  interrogation,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  arrest,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  gangster,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  blood splatter,  beating,  shootout,  voice over narration,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  character name in title,  bare chested male,  violence,  blood,  gun,  murder,  death,  police

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:sadism,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:elevator,  airport,  hotel
Characters:hostage
Story:time lapse photography,  race against time,  female warrior,  blonde woman,  car chase,  paris france,  hotel room,  police shootout,  surprise ending,  car crash,  police chase,  threatened with a knife,  car accident,  foot chase,  anti heroine,  one woman army,  metal detector,  woman kills a man,  intelligence,  englishman abroad,  police raid,  thug,  action heroine,  strong female lead,  kicked in the stomach,  stylized violence,  berlin germany,  subtitled scene,  silencer,  american abroad,  wig,  tough girl,  knocked out,  on the run,  latex gloves,  news report,  montage,  disguise,  massacre,  bra,  shot in the back,  interrogation,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  taxi,  gunfight,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  shot in the head,  blonde,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  female protagonist,  beating,  shootout,  voice over narration,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  bare chested male,  f rated,  gun,  death,  violence,  murder,  police,  blood

Spy (2015) is one of the best movies like Lucy (2014)
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:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:airport,  hotel
Characters:hostage
Story:race against time,  taxi driver,  car chase,  paris france,  cell phone,  hotel room,  surprise ending,  car crash,  threatened with a knife,  car accident,  foot chase,  tear on cheek,  unsubtitled foreign language,  woman kills a man,  eiffel tower paris,  stabbed in the hand,  sexy woman,  dual wield,  rome italy,  stylized violence,  subtitled scene,  american abroad,  wig,  bodyguard,  tough girl,  knocked out,  champagne,  tied to a chair,  disguise,  cleavage,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  held at gunpoint,  taxi,  vomiting,  gunfight,  arrest,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  female protagonist,  beating,  shootout,  telephone call,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  one word title,  f rated,  murder,  blood,  death,  violence

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,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  drugs,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:hospital
Characters:warrior,  hostage
Story:drug overdose,  race against time,  taxi driver,  car chase,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  car crash,  threatened with a knife,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  car accident,  flash drive,  englishman abroad,  text messaging,  bazooka,  junkie,  dual wield,  gun fu,  thug,  rocket launcher,  kicked in the stomach,  security camera,  stylized violence,  subtitled scene,  american abroad,  laptop,  self sacrifice,  injection,  bodyguard,  knocked out,  statue,  suitcase,  organized crime,  drug addict,  latex gloves,  news report,  no opening credits,  dinner,  security guard,  tied to a chair,  drug dealer,  montage,  ambulance,  bra,  shot in the back,  hallucination,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  taxi,  gunfight,  arrest,  computer,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  car,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  new york city,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  violence,  gun,  blood,  death,  murder

Ghost In The Shell (2017)
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:superhero,  conspiracy,  memory,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  surrealism,  revenge
Characters:warrior,  hostage,  nurse
Story:artificial intelligence,  bullet time,  race against time,  female warrior,  car crash,  car accident,  foot chase,  x rayed skeleton,  anti heroine,  mind reading,  metal detector,  woman kills a man,  telepathy,  sexy woman,  futuristic,  dual wield,  gun fu,  thug,  action heroine,  rocket launcher,  strong female lead,  mind control,  kicked in the stomach,  stylized violence,  uzi,  subtitled scene,  injection,  bodyguard,  tough girl,  knocked out,  on the run,  latex gloves,  security guard,  tied to a chair,  montage,  massacre,  scientist,  handcuffs,  hallucination,  interrogation,  held at gunpoint,  taxi,  gunfight,  arrest,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  shot to death,  female protagonist,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  bare chested male,  gun,  murder,  death,  violence

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:surveillance,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:france,  airport,  hotel,  hospital
Characters:warrior,  hostage,  detective,  doctor
Story:drug overdose,  race against time,  car chase,  cell phone,  police detective,  surprise ending,  car crash,  police chase,  threatened with a knife,  car accident,  foot chase,  woman wearing a little black dress,  removing a bullet,  knowledge,  woman wearing black lingerie,  woman kills a man,  englishman abroad,  text messaging,  mob boss,  thug,  kicked in the stomach,  security camera,  stylized violence,  crime boss,  silencer,  american abroad,  wig,  bodyguard,  tough girl,  knocked out,  organized crime,  security guard,  ambulance,  disguise,  massacre,  police station,  shot in the back,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  gangster,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  car,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  bare chested male,  police,  death,  murder,  violence

Hitman: Agent 47 (2015) is one of the best movies like Lucy (2014)
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:surveillance,  conspiracy,  memory,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:airport,  hotel
Characters:hostage,  doctor
Story:race against time,  female warrior,  car chase,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  car crash,  threatened with a knife,  foot chase,  anti heroine,  close up of eye,  one woman army,  metal detector,  woman kills a man,  intelligence,  telepathy,  dual wield,  action heroine,  kicked in the stomach,  security camera,  stylized violence,  uzi,  berlin germany,  silencer,  american abroad,  laptop,  injection,  bodyguard,  tough girl,  knocked out,  factory,  on the run,  tied to a chair,  disguise,  shot in the back,  supernatural power,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  held at gunpoint,  arrest,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  voice over narration,  pistol,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  character name in title,  death,  murder,  violence

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:surveillance,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:hotel
Characters:hostage
Story:race against time,  female warrior,  car chase,  paris france,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  car crash,  foot chase,  flash drive,  x rayed skeleton,  anti heroine,  one woman army,  woman kills a man,  eiffel tower paris,  bag over head,  englishman abroad,  action heroine,  kicked in the stomach,  strong female character,  subtitled scene,  silencer,  american abroad,  laptop,  bodyguard,  tough girl,  knocked out,  on the run,  security guard,  disguise,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  knife,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  murder,  violence,  death

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:surveillance,  sadism,  superhero,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  surrealism,  revenge
Locations:elevator,  airport,  hotel
Characters:warrior,  hostage
Story:race against time,  female warrior,  car chase,  surprise ending,  car crash,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  glowing eyes,  anti heroine,  mind reading,  super power,  intelligence,  bazooka,  telepathy,  telekinesis,  mutation,  dual wield,  thug,  action heroine,  rocket launcher,  mind control,  kicked in the stomach,  security camera,  stylized violence,  uzi,  crime boss,  subtitled scene,  silencer,  self sacrifice,  injection,  bodyguard,  tough girl,  knocked out,  organized crime,  transformation,  no opening credits,  security guard,  tied to a chair,  montage,  massacre,  shot in the back,  scientist,  hallucination,  handcuffs,  supernatural power,  interrogation,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  arrest,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  gangster,  machine gun,  black comedy,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  violence,  murder,  death

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:surveillance,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  drugs,  kidnapping
Characters:warrior,  hostage,  detective
Story:car chase,  cell phone,  police detective,  police shootout,  car crash,  police chase,  threatened with a knife,  car accident,  foot chase,  red wine,  police captain,  metal detector,  drug smuggling,  bag over head,  police raid,  dual wield,  gun fu,  thug,  kicked in the stomach,  stylized violence,  syringe,  uzi,  injection,  bodyguard,  knocked out,  factory,  organized crime,  no opening credits,  security guard,  drug dealer,  ambulance,  police station,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  arrest,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  violence,  police,  blood,  death,  murder

New Jack City (1991) is one of the best movies like Lucy (2014)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

New Jack City (1991)

The gangster Nino has a gang who call themselves Cash Money Brothers. They get into the crack business and not before long they make a million dollars every week. A cop, Scotty, is after them. He tries to get into the gang by letting an ex-drug addict infiltrate the gang, but the attempt fails miserably. The only thing that remains is that Scotty himself becomes a drug pusher. (Read More)

Themes:vengeance,  surveillance,  sadism,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  drugs,  revenge
Characters:hostage,  detective
Story:cell phone,  police detective,  police shootout,  surprise ending,  police chase,  threatened with a knife,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  police captain,  woman kills a man,  stabbed in the hand,  police raid,  main character dies,  mob boss,  junkie,  switchblade,  thug,  kicked in the stomach,  security camera,  uzi,  crime boss,  bodyguard,  organized crime,  drug addict,  tied to a chair,  drug dealer,  montage,  disguise,  massacre,  bra,  police station,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  arrest,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  gangster,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  telephone call,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  new york city,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  gun,  death,  blood,  police,  murder,  violence

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:surveillance,  sadism,  conspiracy,  memory,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  surrealism,  revenge
Locations:elevator
Characters:warrior,  hostage,  doctor
Story:artificial intelligence,  bullet time,  super computer,  car chase,  cell phone,  police shootout,  surprise ending,  car crash,  police chase,  car accident,  foot chase,  woman wearing black lingerie,  woman kills a man,  stabbed in the hand,  englishman abroad,  text messaging,  bazooka,  telekinesis,  dual wield,  gun fu,  thug,  rocket launcher,  mind control,  kicked in the stomach,  stylized violence,  uzi,  crime boss,  subtitled scene,  silencer,  self sacrifice,  bodyguard,  knocked out,  drug addict,  on the run,  security guard,  tied to a chair,  montage,  disguise,  massacre,  shot in the back,  scientist,  supernatural power,  interrogation,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  gangster,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  character name in title,  bare chested male,  gun,  police,  murder,  death,  blood,  violence

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

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Themes:deception,  escape,  betrayal,  revenge
Locations:elevator,  hotel
Characters:warrior
Story:female warrior,  car chase,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  car crash,  threatened with a knife,  car accident,  foot chase,  red wine,  stabbed in the hand,  englishman abroad,  mob boss,  dual wield,  gun fu,  thug,  rocket launcher,  kicked in the stomach,  rome italy,  stylized violence,  crime boss,  subtitled scene,  silencer,  american abroad,  bodyguard,  tough girl,  suitcase,  organized crime,  on the run,  no opening credits,  montage,  massacre,  shot in the back,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  gangster,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  character name in title,  murder,  violence,  blood,  gun,  death

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:deception,  torture,  kidnapping
Locations:elevator,  hotel,  hospital
Characters:daughter,  hostage
Story:race against time,  car chase,  paris france,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  car crash,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  car accident,  foot chase,  experimental drug,  eiffel tower paris,  brain,  rocket launcher,  birth,  time,  nosebleed,  syringe,  uzi,  subtitled scene,  silencer,  american abroad,  wig,  injection,  bodyguard,  tough girl,  suitcase,  montage,  disguise,  police station,  shot in the back,  hallucination,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  black comedy,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  blood,  violence,  death,  murder

Nikita (1990) is one of the best movies like Lucy (2014)
Action, Thriller

Nikita (1990)

Nikita est tres jeune, elle a vingt ans, mais elle a emprunte une mauvaise voie. Pendant un hold-up avec sa bande, elle tue un policier et est condamnee a la prison a vie. Les services secrets, par contre, lui offrent une voie de sortie : devenir un agent special, pret a tout, a leur service. Nikita accepte et commence ainsi un apprentissage tres dur qui concerne non seulement les differents modes de tuer, de prendre la fuite ou de faire face a des situations imprevues, mais aussi la maniere de se comporter en femme qui a de la classe, capable de se conduire avec aisance dans tous les milieux. Sous la conduite de Bob, Nikita arrive a freiner son caractere rebelle et a surmonter la terrible epreuve finale. Elle semble etre devenue une personne differente et tombe amoureuse. Mais faut-il faire confiance aux services secrets ? (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:france,  elevator,  hotel
Characters:hostage
Story:female warrior,  paris france,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  threatened with a knife,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  car accident,  foot chase,  anti heroine,  one woman army,  eiffel tower paris,  stabbed in the hand,  junkie,  dual wield,  switchblade,  action heroine,  strong female lead,  security camera,  uzi,  strong female character,  silencer,  wig,  bodyguard,  tough girl,  knocked out,  drug addict,  security guard,  montage,  disguise,  police station,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  arrest,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  female protagonist,  shootout,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  character name in title,  bare chested male,  one word title,  gun,  violence,  blood,  murder,  death,  police

Triple 9 (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Triple 9 (2016)

In TRIPLE 9, a crew of dirty cops are blackmailed by the Russian mob to execute a virtually impossible heist. The only way to pull it off is to manufacture a 999, police code for "officer down". Their plan is turned upside down when the unsuspecting rookie they set up to die foils the attack, triggering a breakneck, action-packed finale filled with double-crosses, greed and revenge. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  drugs,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:elevator,  hospital
Characters:hostage,  detective
Story:race against time,  cell phone,  police detective,  police shootout,  surprise ending,  car crash,  police chase,  threatened with a knife,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  car accident,  foot chase,  bag over head,  police raid,  mob boss,  junkie,  thug,  security camera,  uzi,  crime boss,  subtitled scene,  laptop,  bodyguard,  organized crime,  drug addict,  news report,  security guard,  drug dealer,  montage,  ambulance,  police station,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  arrest,  computer,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  gangster,  machine gun,  car,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  death,  violence,  police,  blood,  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:surveillance,  sadism,  superhero,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:elevator,  airport,  hotel
Characters:hostage
Story:bullet time,  race against time,  cell phone,  police shootout,  surprise ending,  car crash,  threatened with a knife,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  car accident,  man hits a woman,  close up of eye,  unsubtitled foreign language,  woman kills a man,  stabbed in the hand,  bag over head,  text messaging,  time,  nosebleed,  security camera,  stylized violence,  american abroad,  bodyguard,  tough girl,  knocked out,  on the run,  news report,  no opening credits,  drug dealer,  montage,  ambulance,  disguise,  massacre,  police station,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  vomiting,  gunfight,  arrest,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  bare chested male,  police,  murder,  death,  blood,  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:surveillance,  sadism,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  drugs,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:elevator,  hospital
Characters:warrior,  hostage,  detective
Story:race against time,  car chase,  cell phone,  police detective,  police shootout,  surprise ending,  car crash,  threatened with a knife,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  car accident,  foot chase,  police captain,  mob boss,  thug,  kicked in the stomach,  stylized violence,  crime boss,  silencer,  american abroad,  bodyguard,  knocked out,  organized crime,  on the run,  news report,  security guard,  tied to a chair,  drug dealer,  massacre,  bra,  police station,  shot in the back,  television,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  taxi,  gunfight,  arrest,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  gangster,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  car,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  police,  death,  violence,  murder

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016) is one of the best movies like Lucy (2014)
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:surveillance,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  drugs,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:airport,  hotel
Characters:daughter,  warrior,  hostage
Story:time lapse photography,  race against time,  female warrior,  taxi driver,  car chase,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  car crash,  threatened with a knife,  car accident,  foot chase,  flash drive,  fire fight,  anti heroine,  one woman army,  woman kills a man,  drug smuggling,  englishman abroad,  text messaging,  bazooka,  junkie,  thug,  action heroine,  rocket launcher,  kicked in the stomach,  security camera,  silencer,  laptop,  tough girl,  knocked out,  drug addict,  library,  on the run,  dinner,  security guard,  tied to a chair,  montage,  disguise,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  taxi,  gunfight,  arrest,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  black comedy,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  telephone call,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  character name in title,  bare chested male,  police,  death,  murder,  violence,  blood

American Assassin (2017)
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:surveillance,  sadism,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:elevator,  airport,  hotel,  hospital
Characters:warrior,  hostage,  doctor
Story:race against time,  female warrior,  car chase,  cell phone,  hotel room,  surprise ending,  car crash,  threatened with a knife,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  car accident,  foot chase,  anti heroine,  one woman army,  woman kills a man,  bag over head,  thug,  action heroine,  kicked in the stomach,  rome italy,  uzi,  subtitled scene,  silencer,  american abroad,  laptop,  bodyguard,  tough girl,  knocked out,  organized crime,  news report,  no opening credits,  tied to a chair,  montage,  massacre,  shot in the back,  scientist,  hallucination,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  gangster,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  blood splatter,  car,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  bare chested male,  murder,  blood,  death,  violence

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:surveillance,  conspiracy,  memory,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:airport
Characters:professor,  warrior,  hostage,  doctor
Story:race against time,  taxi driver,  car chase,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  car crash,  police chase,  car accident,  foot chase,  flash drive,  fire fight,  x rayed skeleton,  woman kills a man,  text messaging,  thug,  kicked in the stomach,  security camera,  subtitled scene,  american abroad,  laptop,  injection,  bodyguard,  knocked out,  library,  on the run,  news report,  no opening credits,  security guard,  tied to a chair,  ambulance,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  taxi,  gunfight,  arrest,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  one word title,  violence,  blood,  death,  police,  murder

Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)

Alice awakes at home with her daughter Becky and her husband. But soon she realizes that she is actually in an Umbrella Corporation's underground facility. Out of the blue, the computer security system shuts-down and Alice flees to the central control room of the facility. She meets Ada Wong, who works with Albert Wesker, and she learns that a five-man team has been sent by Wesker to rescue them. However, the Red Queen sends Jill Valentine and Rain to hunt them down. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  escape,  torture,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:elevator
Characters:daughter,  warrior,  hostage
Story:artificial intelligence,  bullet time,  race against time,  female warrior,  super computer,  car chase,  surprise ending,  car crash,  threatened with a knife,  car accident,  foot chase,  x rayed skeleton,  one woman army,  female hero,  mutation,  dual wield,  gun fu,  action heroine,  rocket launcher,  mind control,  kicked in the stomach,  security camera,  stylized violence,  syringe,  self sacrifice,  injection,  tough girl,  shot in the back,  supernatural power,  interrogation,  held at gunpoint,  taxi,  gunfight,  computer,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  female protagonist,  shootout,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  death,  murder,  blood,  violence

Menace II Society (1993) is one of the best movies like Lucy (2014)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Menace II Society (1993)

This urban nightmare chronicles several days in the life of Caine Lawson, following his high-school graduation, as he attempts to escape his violent existence in the projects of Watts, CA.

Themes:vengeance,  escape,  betrayal,  drugs,  revenge
Locations:hospital
Characters:detective
Story:drug overdose,  police detective,  surprise ending,  police chase,  threatened with a knife,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  foot chase,  korean,  overdose,  dual wield,  switchblade,  thug,  kicked in the stomach,  uzi,  crime boss,  organized crime,  drug addict,  no opening credits,  drug dealer,  police station,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  vomiting,  gunfight,  arrest,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  gangster,  machine gun,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  car,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  voice over narration,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  bare chested male,  gun,  death,  blood,  violence,  murder,  police

The Take (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:surveillance,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:elevator
Characters:warrior,  hostage,  detective
Story:race against time,  paris france,  cell phone,  police detective,  police shootout,  surprise ending,  car crash,  threatened with a knife,  car accident,  foot chase,  flash drive,  police captain,  woman kills a man,  eiffel tower paris,  bag over head,  text messaging,  kicked in the stomach,  stylized violence,  subtitled scene,  silencer,  american abroad,  wig,  knocked out,  on the run,  news report,  no opening credits,  security guard,  tied to a chair,  ambulance,  disguise,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  arrest,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  blood,  murder,  violence,  death,  police

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:surveillance,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Characters:professor,  hostage,  doctor
Story:artificial intelligence,  bullet time,  race against time,  female warrior,  super computer,  surprise ending,  car crash,  threatened with a knife,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  car accident,  flash drive,  anti heroine,  one woman army,  woman kills a man,  female hero,  englishman abroad,  dual wield,  gun fu,  action heroine,  rocket launcher,  strong female lead,  kicked in the stomach,  security camera,  stylized violence,  uzi,  self sacrifice,  tough girl,  knocked out,  no opening credits,  security guard,  massacre,  shot in the back,  scientist,  interrogation,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  female protagonist,  beating,  shootout,  voice over narration,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  violence,  death,  murder,  blood

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:deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:hospital
Characters:hostage,  detective,  doctor
Story:car chase,  cell phone,  police detective,  police shootout,  surprise ending,  car crash,  police chase,  threatened with a knife,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  car accident,  foot chase,  text messaging,  thug,  kicked in the stomach,  security camera,  crime boss,  bodyguard,  knocked out,  news report,  security guard,  tied to a chair,  ambulance,  police station,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  arrest,  slow motion scene,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  murder,  blood,  violence,  police,  death

Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance (2011) is one of the best movies like Lucy (2014)
Action, Fantasy, Thriller

Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance (2011)

Johnny Blaze, a man who made a deal with the Devil who called himself Mephistopheles at the time (now Roarke), is on the run trying to make sure no-one is harmed by his alter ego, The Ghost Rider. He is approached by a Monk named Moreau who tells him that he can help be him free of the Rider, but first, he needs Johnny's help to protect a boy, whom Roarke has plans for, to help him take human form. (Read More)

Themes:vengeance,  surveillance,  superhero,  deception,  escape,  kidnapping,  surrealism
Locations:hospital
Characters:warrior,  hostage
Story:race against time,  car chase,  cell phone,  car crash,  threatened with a knife,  car accident,  foot chase,  bag over head,  bazooka,  telepathy,  rocket launcher,  time,  security camera,  uzi,  subtitled scene,  silencer,  self sacrifice,  injection,  knocked out,  on the run,  transformation,  no opening credits,  ambulance,  shot in the back,  supernatural power,  interrogation,  held at gunpoint,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  gangster,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  shot to death,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  character name in title,  murder,  violence,  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:surveillance,  superhero,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:elevator,  airport,  hospital
Characters:warrior,  hostage,  detective,  doctor
Story:race against time,  female warrior,  police detective,  police shootout,  surprise ending,  car crash,  police chase,  car accident,  foot chase,  little black dress,  flash drive,  anti heroine,  one woman army,  metal detector,  female hero,  bag over head,  police raid,  thug,  action heroine,  kicked in the stomach,  security camera,  stylized violence,  uzi,  american abroad,  laptop,  dark,  self sacrifice,  injection,  bodyguard,  tough girl,  knocked out,  statue,  on the run,  news report,  no opening credits,  security guard,  ambulance,  disguise,  massacre,  police station,  shot in the back,  scientist,  hallucination,  interrogation,  held at gunpoint,  taxi,  gunfight,  computer,  airplane,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  bare chested male,  police,  death,  murder

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. (Read More)

Themes:conspiracy,  drugs,  kidnapping
Locations:hotel
Characters:hostage,  detective
Story:college professor,  car chase,  college student,  cell phone,  police detective,  police shootout,  surprise ending,  car crash,  police chase,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  car accident,  foot chase,  man hits a woman,  police captain,  bag over head,  text messaging,  dual wield,  switchblade,  uzi,  crime boss,  laptop,  statue,  organized crime,  library,  news report,  no opening credits,  security guard,  drug dealer,  montage,  disguise,  police station,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  hallucination,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  arrest,  slow motion scene,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  gangster,  machine gun,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  chase,  tattoo,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  blood,  police

Police Story (1985)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Police Story (1985)

Kevin Chan (aka Jackie) is a Hong-Kong cop, who scores his first big hit by virtually single-handedly capturing and arresting a big drug- lord. Of course, the drug-lord isn't too happy about this, and frames Kevin with the murder of another cop (who happened to be on the take). Kevin has to clear his name, whilst keeping himself from getting killed or arrested, and keeping his girlfriend from leaving him. (Read More)

Themes:deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Characters:warrior,  hostage,  detective
Story:race against time,  car chase,  cell phone,  police detective,  police shootout,  surprise ending,  car crash,  police chase,  threatened with a knife,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  car accident,  foot chase,  police captain,  mob boss,  thug,  kicked in the stomach,  stylized violence,  crime boss,  automobile,  bodyguard,  organized crime,  latex gloves,  news report,  tied to a chair,  montage,  police station,  handcuffs,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  taxi,  gunfight,  arrest,  computer,  slow motion scene,  shot in the chest,  gangster,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  telephone call,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  bare chested male,  death,  murder,  violence,  police,  blood

The Fate Of The Furious (2017) is one of the best movies like Lucy (2014)
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,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:hotel
Characters:warrior,  hostage
Story:race against time,  female warrior,  super computer,  car chase,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  car crash,  police chase,  threatened with a knife,  car accident,  foot chase,  flash drive,  anti heroine,  one woman army,  woman kills a man,  englishman abroad,  thug,  action heroine,  rocket launcher,  kicked in the stomach,  security camera,  berlin germany,  subtitled scene,  silencer,  american abroad,  bodyguard,  tough girl,  knocked out,  suitcase,  security guard,  tied to a chair,  disguise,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  taxi,  gunfight,  arrest,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  new york city,  explosion,  bare chested male,  death,  murder,  violence,  blood

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,  superhero,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:airport,  hotel
Characters:warrior,  hostage
Story:artificial intelligence,  race against time,  female warrior,  car chase,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  car crash,  police chase,  threatened with a knife,  car accident,  foot chase,  force field,  super power,  woman kills a man,  police raid,  text messaging,  telekinesis,  superheroine,  action heroine,  rocket launcher,  mind control,  kicked in the stomach,  nosebleed,  security camera,  stylized violence,  uzi,  berlin germany,  subtitled scene,  american abroad,  bodyguard,  tough girl,  knocked out,  statue,  on the run,  transformation,  news report,  no opening credits,  security guard,  ambulance,  disguise,  scientist,  supernatural power,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  arrest,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  character name in title,  bare chested male,  death,  violence,  blood,  murder

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:surveillance,  superhero,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Characters:warrior,  hostage
Story:death of boyfriend,  artificial intelligence,  race against time,  female warrior,  super computer,  car chase,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  car crash,  threatened with a knife,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  flash drive,  glowing eyes,  one woman army,  bag over head,  police raid,  bazooka,  death of protagonist,  superheroine,  thug,  action heroine,  rocket launcher,  strong female lead,  kicked in the stomach,  stylized violence,  strong female character,  subtitled scene,  silencer,  laptop,  dark,  self sacrifice,  bodyguard,  tough girl,  knocked out,  statue,  transformation,  news report,  outer space,  tied to a chair,  montage,  ambulance,  disguise,  massacre,  scientist,  handcuffs,  hallucination,  supernatural power,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  arrest,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  knife,  explosion,  character name in title,  bare chested male,  death,  murder,  violence,  blood

Spectre (2015)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

Spectre (2015)

A cryptic message from the past sends James Bond on a rogue mission to Mexico City and eventually Rome, where he meets Lucia, the beautiful and forbidden widow of an infamous criminal. Bond infiltrates a secret meeting and uncovers the existence of the sinister organisation known as SPECTRE. Meanwhile back in London, Max Denbigh, the new head of the Centre of National Security, questions Bond's actions and challenges the relevance of MI6 led by M. Bond covertly enlists Moneypenny and Q to help him seek out Madeleine Swann, the daughter of his old nemesis Mr White, who may hold the clue to untangling the web of SPECTRE. As the daughter of the assassin, she understands Bond in a way most others cannot. As Bond ventures towards the heart of SPECTRE, he learns a chilling connection between himself and the enemy he seeks. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  sadism,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:elevator,  hotel
Characters:daughter,  warrior,  hostage
Story:laptop computer,  race against time,  flat screen television,  blonde woman,  car chase,  cell phone,  hotel room,  surprise ending,  car crash,  threatened with a knife,  car accident,  foot chase,  short dress,  white coat,  x rayed skeleton,  unsubtitled foreign language,  bag over head,  englishman abroad,  text messaging,  thug,  security camera,  rome italy,  subtitled scene,  silencer,  laptop,  injection,  bodyguard,  knocked out,  champagne,  latex gloves,  news report,  security guard,  tied to a chair,  shot in the back,  television,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  arrest,  computer,  airplane,  shot in the head,  blonde,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  car,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  one word title,  murder,  blood,  death,  gun,  violence

Blood Father (2016) is one of the best movies like Lucy (2014)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Blood Father (2016)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  drugs,  kidnapping,  revenge
Characters:warrior,  hostage
Story:race against time,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  car accident,  hair dye,  tattooing,  metal detector,  stabbed in the hand,  text messaging,  junkie,  thug,  crime boss,  self sacrifice,  knocked out,  organized crime,  drug addict,  on the run,  news report,  no opening credits,  drug dealer,  montage,  disguise,  shot in the back,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  arrest,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  gangster,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  telephone call,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  bare chested male,  death,  gun,  police,  blood,  violence,  murder

X-men: Apocalypse (2016)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

X-men: Apocalypse (2016)

Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshiped as a god. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel's X-Men universe, amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible. Upon awakening after thousands of years, he is disillusioned with the world as he finds it and recruits a team of powerful mutants, including a disheartened Magneto, to cleanse mankind and create a new world order, over which he will reign. As the fate of the Earth hangs in the balance, Raven with the help of Professor X must lead a team of young X-Men to stop their greatest nemesis and save mankind from complete destruction. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  superhero,  memory,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  surrealism,  revenge
Characters:professor,  warrior,  hostage
Story:bullet time,  race against time,  female warrior,  surprise ending,  threatened with a knife,  foot chase,  anti heroine,  force field,  one woman army,  mind reading,  woman kills a man,  telepathy,  telekinesis,  mutation,  superheroine,  dual wield,  action heroine,  strong female lead,  mind control,  kicked in the stomach,  stylized violence,  strong female character,  berlin germany,  subtitled scene,  american abroad,  self sacrifice,  bodyguard,  tough girl,  knocked out,  factory,  on the run,  transformation,  news report,  no opening credits,  outer space,  ambulance,  disguise,  massacre,  shot in the back,  scientist,  television,  supernatural power,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  taxi,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  blood splatter,  beating,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  character name in title,  bare chested male,  violence,  blood,  gun,  death,  murder,  police

Salt (2010)
Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Salt (2010)

Evelyn Salt is a CIA agent and highly respected by all, including her boss, Ted Winter. Out of the blue, a Russian spy walks into their offices and offers a vital piece of information: the President of Russia will be assassinated during his forthcoming visit to New York City to attend the funeral of the recently deceased U.S. Vice President. The name of the assassin: Evelyn Salt. Concerned about the safety of her husband, who she cannot contact, she goes on the run. Winter refuses to accept that she is a mole or a double agent but her actions begin to raise doubts. Just who is Evelyn Salt and what is she planning? (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:elevator,  hotel,  hospital
Characters:hostage
Story:race against time,  female warrior,  car chase,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  car crash,  police chase,  car accident,  foot chase,  one woman army,  metal detector,  text messaging,  action heroine,  strong female lead,  kicked in the stomach,  security camera,  uzi,  strong female character,  subtitled scene,  laptop,  knocked out,  suitcase,  on the run,  news report,  no opening credits,  montage,  ambulance,  disguise,  massacre,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  held at gunpoint,  taxi,  arrest,  computer,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  shot to death,  female protagonist,  shootout,  pistol,  chase,  new york city,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  character name in title,  one word title,  f rated,  police,  violence,  murder

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:surveillance,  superhero,  conspiracy,  deception,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:elevator,  hospital
Characters:warrior,  hostage
Story:artificial intelligence,  race against time,  female warrior,  super computer,  car chase,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  car crash,  car accident,  foot chase,  flash drive,  anti heroine,  one woman army,  woman kills a man,  stabbed in the hand,  superheroine,  archival footage,  dual wield,  gun fu,  action heroine,  rocket launcher,  mind control,  kicked in the stomach,  security camera,  stylized violence,  uzi,  subtitled scene,  silencer,  bodyguard,  tough girl,  knocked out,  on the run,  no opening credits,  security guard,  disguise,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  arrest,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  character name in title,  bare chested male,  death,  blood,  violence,  murder

Jason Bourne (2016) is one of the best movies like Lucy (2014)
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,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:elevator,  airport,  hotel,  hospital
Characters:warrior,  hostage
Story:race against time,  car chase,  surprise ending,  car crash,  police chase,  threatened with a knife,  car accident,  foot chase,  flash drive,  woman kills a man,  text messaging,  security camera,  rome italy,  strong female character,  berlin germany,  subtitled scene,  silencer,  american abroad,  laptop,  bodyguard,  knocked out,  on the run,  no opening credits,  security guard,  ambulance,  disguise,  shot in the back,  interrogation,  held at gunpoint,  taxi,  gunfight,  computer,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  telephone call,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  character name in title,  bare chested male,  death,  violence,  police,  murder

G.i. Joe: Retaliation (2013)
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,  conspiracy,  deception,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Characters:warrior,  hostage
Story:laptop computer,  race against time,  female warrior,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  foot chase,  korean,  briefcase,  dual wield,  gun fu,  action heroine,  rocket launcher,  kicked in the stomach,  security camera,  stylized violence,  uzi,  silencer,  american abroad,  injection,  bodyguard,  tough girl,  knocked out,  factory,  on the run,  news report,  no opening credits,  security guard,  tied to a chair,  disguise,  massacre,  bra,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  held at gunpoint,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  voice over narration,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  character name in title,  bare chested male,  blood,  death,  violence,  murder

Dredd (2012)
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,  torture,  drugs,  kidnapping,  surrealism
Locations:elevator
Characters:warrior,  hostage,  detective
Story:bullet time,  race against time,  female warrior,  car chase,  police detective,  surprise ending,  police chase,  foot chase,  fictional drug,  mind reading,  telepathy,  mutation,  junkie,  action heroine,  strong female lead,  security camera,  stylized violence,  uzi,  strong female character,  crime boss,  tough girl,  organized crime,  drug addict,  no opening credits,  security guard,  drug dealer,  ambulance,  massacre,  police station,  shot in the back,  supernatural power,  interrogation,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  arrest,  computer,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  gangster,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  voice over narration,  pistol,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  character name in title,  bare chested male,  one word title,  death,  police,  blood,  violence,  murder,  gun

Sleepless (2017)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Sleepless (2017)

Vincent Downs is a cop in Las Vegas, who's partnered with a crooked cop. His partner asks him to steal some drugs, which they do. But what they don't know is that the drugs belong to a crime family, the Novaks who goes after anyone who crosses them. And Rob Novak the man who was handling the drug sale sets his sights on the man who sold him the drugs, casino boss Rubino. Rubino discovers Downs was the one who stole the drugs so he has Downs' son abducted and tells Downs to bring the drugs to his casino. Jennifer Bryant, an idealistic cop who wants to take down every criminal including the Novaks. Recently one her busts went bust and she did everything by the book. She thinks all the men are patronizing her. When she meets Downs she gets a vibe off of him and follows him. Downs brings the drugs to the casino and hides the drugs. Downs meets with Rubino and asks for his drugs. Downs wants his son first before he gives him the drugs. Rubino shows him his son and goes to get the drugs but Bryant finds the drugs and takes them. When Downs learns what she did he scrambles to find a way to save his son. And Novak needs the drugs desperately and goes after everyone especially Downs who is latter asisted by his wife and son to defeat these foes. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  drugs,  kidnapping
Locations:elevator,  hotel,  hospital
Characters:warrior,  hostage,  detective,  nurse
Story:race against time,  female warrior,  car chase,  cell phone,  police detective,  hotel room,  surprise ending,  car crash,  threatened with a knife,  car accident,  opening credits,  anti heroine,  woman kills a man,  bag over head,  mob boss,  thug,  strong female lead,  kicked in the stomach,  security camera,  strong female character,  bodyguard,  tough girl,  knocked out,  organized crime,  news report,  no opening credits,  security guard,  drug dealer,  ambulance,  disguise,  police station,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  arrest,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  gangster,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  bare chested male,  one word title,  death,  police,  murder,  violence,  blood

Underworld: Blood Wars (2016) is one of the best movies like Lucy (2014)
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:surveillance,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal
Characters:warrior,  hostage
Story:bullet time,  female warrior,  surprise ending,  threatened with a knife,  glowing eyes,  anti heroine,  one woman army,  mind reading,  woman kills a man,  stabbed in the hand,  dual wield,  gun fu,  action heroine,  strong female lead,  kicked in the stomach,  security camera,  stylized violence,  uzi,  self sacrifice,  injection,  bodyguard,  tough girl,  knocked out,  on the run,  transformation,  no opening credits,  security guard,  massacre,  shot in the back,  supernatural power,  interrogation,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  female protagonist,  beating,  shootout,  voice over narration,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  bare chested male,  f rated,  blood,  death,  violence,  murder

Alex Cross (2012)
Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Alex Cross (2012)

Dr. Alex Cross is on his last police duty to track down an assassin called Picasso, who's been torturing and killing rich businessmen in Detroit. Soon when the mission gets personal, Cross is pushed to the edge of his moral and psychological limits to end this once and for all.

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Characters:hostage,  detective
Story:race against time,  cell phone,  police detective,  police shootout,  car crash,  police chase,  car accident,  foot chase,  police captain,  rocket launcher,  kicked in the stomach,  security camera,  crime boss,  silencer,  laptop,  bodyguard,  drug addict,  no opening credits,  security guard,  police station,  shot in the back,  interrogation,  held at gunpoint,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  chase,  tattoo,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  character name in title,  bare chested male,  police,  death,  murder,  blood,  violence

Deadpool (2016)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-fi

Deadpool (2016)

This is the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life. (Read More)

Themes:vengeance,  sadism,  superhero,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Characters:warrior,  hostage,  doctor
Story:bullet time,  race against time,  female warrior,  taxi driver,  cell phone,  car crash,  threatened with a knife,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  car accident,  woman wearing black lingerie,  one woman army,  mind reading,  super power,  englishman abroad,  text messaging,  telepathy,  mutation,  superheroine,  dual wield,  gun fu,  thug,  action heroine,  stylized violence,  dark,  injection,  bodyguard,  tough girl,  drug addict,  transformation,  news report,  montage,  massacre,  shot in the back,  scientist,  handcuffs,  supernatural power,  interrogation,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  taxi,  vomiting,  gunfight,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  voice over narration,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  new york city,  explosion,  character name in title,  bare chested male,  one word title,  murder,  blood,  violence,  death

Dracula 2000 (2000)
Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

Dracula 2000 (2000)

In the millenium version of this classic Gothic horror we find Abraham Van Helsing (Plummer), who has tangled with Count Dracula (Butler) in the past, working as an English antiques dealer. Simon (Miller) is a vampire hunter in training under his apprenticeship. Van Helsing and Simon travel from London to New Orleans to rescue Van Helsing's daughter Mary (Waddell) from the family's life long nemesis - Dracula. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  surrealism,  revenge
Locations:airport
Characters:daughter,  professor,  warrior,  hostage,  doctor
Story:bullet time,  race against time,  college student,  surprise ending,  threatened with a knife,  foot chase,  glowing eyes,  mind reading,  woman kills a man,  englishman abroad,  telepathy,  mind control,  kicked in the stomach,  security camera,  stylized violence,  injection,  knocked out,  library,  transformation,  news report,  security guard,  disguise,  massacre,  police station,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  hallucination,  supernatural power,  interrogation,  held at gunpoint,  taxi,  arrest,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  character name in title,  bare chested male,  violence,  blood,  death,  gun,  murder

The Double (2011) is one of the best movies like Lucy (2014)
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:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:elevator,  hospital
Characters:hostage,  nurse,  doctor
Story:race against time,  car chase,  paris france,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  car crash,  threatened with a knife,  car accident,  foot chase,  eiffel tower paris,  subtitled scene,  silencer,  laptop,  suitcase,  factory,  library,  montage,  ambulance,  massacre,  interrogation,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  murder,  violence,  death,  blood

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:surveillance,  sadism,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:elevator,  hospital
Characters:warrior,  hostage,  detective,  nurse
Story:race against time,  car chase,  cell phone,  police detective,  police shootout,  surprise ending,  car crash,  police chase,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  car accident,  foot chase,  woman kills a man,  police raid,  thug,  kicked in the stomach,  security camera,  stylized violence,  uzi,  self sacrifice,  knocked out,  organized crime,  news report,  montage,  ambulance,  disguise,  massacre,  police station,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  interrogation,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  taxi,  vomiting,  gunfight,  arrest,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  gangster,  machine gun,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  chase,  explosion,  bare chested male,  police,  violence,  blood,  death,  murder

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