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Now You See Me 2 (2016)
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:technology,  heist,  surveillance,  conspiracy,  corruption,  anger,  magic,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:tunnel,  laboratory,  rooftop,  ship,  apartment,  kitchen,  elevator,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:chinese,  thief,  hostage
Period:2010s,  1980s
Story:chinese restaurant,  englishman abroad,  street magician,  prison escape,  cargo ship,  tower bridge london,  fbi agent,  magic shop,  magic trick,  motorcycle riding,  exploding motorcycle,  motorcycle crash,  motorcycle stunt,  motorcycle accident,  escape artist,  escape attempt,  fire breathing,  prison guard,  electric knife,  person on fire,  telephone call,  man wearing a white suit,  disappearing act,  card sailing,  pork pie hat,  rain machine,  joker card,  toasting with a drink,  london bus,  alliteration,  submerged,  reference to the wizard of oz,  man wearing a tuxedo,  reference to robin hood,  invasion of privacy,  sprinkler system,  trip wire,  london eye,  macau,  gong,  hit with a car door,  south african,  walking in the rain,  prodigy,  hypnotist,  playing card,  fake blood,  reference to the rolling stones,  switch,  corrupt businessman,  stopwatch,  criminal mastermind,  hidden door,  observatory,  big ben london,  nunchucks,  strobe light,  penthouse,  illegitimate son,  microchip,  illusionist,  year 1984,  card trick,  tarot card,  fight the system,  villain arrested,  improvised weapon,  guillotine,  dove,  bilingualism,  street fight,  private jet,  ceo,  expose,  mole,  trapdoor,  tragic past,  jailbreak,  open ended,  metal detector,  high tech,  comeback,  sushi,  englishman,  camcorder,  chewing gum,  microscope,  teamwork,  meat cleaver,  hypnotism,  macguffin,  young version of character,  twin brother,  cheering crowd,  reference to the beatles,  fish tank,  secret society,  street market,  spiral staircase,  wallet,  caper,  pickpocket,  desert eagle,  southern accent,  media coverage,  newspaper clipping,  secret identity,  pigeon,  ambiguous ending,  aerial shot,  black eye,  punched in the chest,  banana,  safe,  hypnosis,  power outage,  impostor,  hatred,  new jersey,  near death experience,  haunted by the past,  reverse footage,  flood,  presumed dead,  social commentary,  mind control,  faked death,  singing in a car,  new year's eve,  severed hand,  chef,  impersonation,  wristwatch,  walkie talkie,  beard,  magician,  sociopath,  heavy rain,  falling down stairs,  revelation,  sabotage,  henchman,  subtitled scene,  casino,  fireworks,  loss of father,  american abroad,  disappearance,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  knocked out,  character's point of view camera shot,  actor playing multiple roles,  race against time,  mission,  umbrella,  fugitive,  champagne,  fbi,  prologue,  attempted murder,  library,  limousine,  flash forward,  on the run,  drowning,  news report,  van,  underwater scene,  double cross,  no opening credits,  security guard,  truck,  map,  subway,  mixed martial arts,  prisoner,  bridge,  montage,  mansion,  disguise,  ambush,  police car,  bra,  subjective camera,  decapitation,  reporter,  telephone,  handcuffs,  death of father,  second part,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  london england,  arrest,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  airplane,  rescue,  shotgun,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  fistfight,  digit in title,  prison,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  father son relationship,  number in title,  sequel,  flashback,  fight

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

The Dark Knight (2008)

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

Themes:technology,  heist,  surveillance,  corruption,  anger,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:rooftop,  ship,  apartment,  kitchen,  elevator,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:chinese,  thief,  hostage
Story:prison escape,  magic trick,  motorcycle stunt,  escape attempt,  prison guard,  person on fire,  joker card,  playing card,  corrupt businessman,  criminal mastermind,  penthouse,  fight the system,  villain arrested,  improvised weapon,  private jet,  ceo,  tragic past,  jailbreak,  metal detector,  open ended,  media coverage,  newspaper clipping,  secret identity,  ambiguous ending,  aerial shot,  punched in the chest,  power outage,  impostor,  hatred,  near death experience,  presumed dead,  social commentary,  faked death,  walkie talkie,  sociopath,  falling down stairs,  henchman,  subtitled scene,  american abroad,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  knocked out,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  mission,  attempted murder,  limousine,  news report,  van,  double cross,  no opening credits,  security guard,  truck,  mixed martial arts,  prisoner,  bridge,  montage,  disguise,  ambush,  subjective camera,  reporter,  handcuffs,  second part,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  arrest,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  airplane,  rescue,  shotgun,  motorcycle,  fistfight,  prison,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  father son relationship,  sequel,  fight

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

Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)

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

Themes:surveillance,  conspiracy,  corruption,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:restaurant
Characters:hostage
Story:englishman abroad,  exploding motorcycle,  motorcycle crash,  motorcycle stunt,  chewing gum,  macguffin,  newspaper clipping,  impostor,  near death experience,  reverse footage,  presumed dead,  faked death,  sociopath,  revelation,  sabotage,  henchman,  subtitled scene,  american abroad,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  knocked out,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  mission,  fugitive,  limousine,  flash forward,  on the run,  drowning,  underwater scene,  double cross,  security guard,  map,  subway,  mixed martial arts,  disguise,  ambush,  subjective camera,  handcuffs,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  london england,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  motorcycle,  fistfight,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  martial arts,  photograph,  sequel,  flashback

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:technology,  surveillance,  anger,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:rooftop,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:englishman abroad,  prison escape,  prison guard,  reference to robin hood,  hit with a car door,  criminal mastermind,  jailbreak,  high tech,  teamwork,  cheering crowd,  desert eagle,  aerial shot,  punched in the chest,  hatred,  near death experience,  flood,  wristwatch,  walkie talkie,  beard,  sociopath,  falling down stairs,  sabotage,  henchman,  subtitled scene,  american abroad,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  knocked out,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  mission,  attempted murder,  limousine,  van,  underwater scene,  double cross,  security guard,  truck,  map,  mixed martial arts,  prisoner,  disguise,  ambush,  police car,  subjective camera,  handcuffs,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  arrest,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  shotgun,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  fistfight,  prison,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  martial arts,  father son relationship,  fight,  flashback,  sequel

Sneakers (1992) is one of the best movies like Now You See Me 2 (2016)
Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Sneakers (1992)

Martin Bishop is the head of a group of experts who specialise in testing security systems. When he is blackmailed by Government agents into stealing a top secret black box, the team find themselves embroiled in a game of danger and intrigue. After they recover the box, they discover that it has the capability to decode all existing encryption systems around the world, and that the agents who hired them didn't work for the Government after all... (Read More)

Themes:technology,  heist,  surveillance,  conspiracy,  corruption,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:tunnel,  rooftop,  apartment,  kitchen,  elevator,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:hostage
Story:chinese restaurant,  fbi agent,  magic trick,  microchip,  fight the system,  high tech,  camcorder,  teamwork,  macguffin,  fish tank,  caper,  impostor,  presumed dead,  social commentary,  faked death,  walkie talkie,  sociopath,  heavy rain,  sabotage,  henchman,  bodyguard,  knocked out,  race against time,  fugitive,  fbi,  prologue,  attempted murder,  limousine,  flash forward,  on the run,  news report,  van,  double cross,  security guard,  bridge,  montage,  disguise,  ambush,  telephone,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  arrest,  rescue,  shotgun,  black comedy,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  flashback

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:technology,  surveillance,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:rooftop,  apartment,  kitchen,  elevator,  restaurant
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:motorcycle stunt,  motorcycle accident,  telephone call,  fight the system,  improvised weapon,  expose,  ceo,  tragic past,  spiral staircase,  aerial shot,  black eye,  punched in the chest,  power outage,  haunted by the past,  social commentary,  revelation,  sabotage,  subtitled scene,  casino,  loss of father,  american abroad,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  knocked out,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  fugitive,  limousine,  on the run,  van,  no opening credits,  security guard,  map,  mixed martial arts,  disguise,  ambush,  police car,  subjective camera,  death of father,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  london england,  punched in the face,  investigation,  airplane,  rescue,  motorcycle,  fistfight,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  flashback,  fight,  sequel

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,  anger,  magic,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:laboratory,  rooftop,  apartment,  kitchen,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:escape attempt,  villain arrested,  bilingualism,  tragic past,  open ended,  teamwork,  spiral staircase,  media coverage,  black eye,  punched in the chest,  hypnosis,  power outage,  impostor,  hatred,  near death experience,  haunted by the past,  social commentary,  mind control,  wristwatch,  falling down stairs,  revelation,  sabotage,  henchman,  subtitled scene,  loss of father,  american abroad,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  knocked out,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  mission,  fugitive,  prologue,  flash forward,  on the run,  drowning,  news report,  van,  underwater scene,  double cross,  no opening credits,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  prisoner,  disguise,  ambush,  police car,  subjective camera,  handcuffs,  death of father,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  london england,  arrest,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  shotgun,  motorcycle,  fistfight,  prison,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  father son relationship,  sequel,  fight,  flashback

Assassin's Creed (2016)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Assassin's Creed (2016)

Through a revolutionary technology that unlocks his genetic memories, Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) experiences the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar de Nerha, in 15th Century Spain. Callum discovers he is descended from a mysterious secret society, the Assassins, and amasses incredible knowledge and skills to take on the oppressive and powerful Templar organization in the present day. (Read More)

Themes:technology,  surveillance,  conspiracy,  anger,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:laboratory,  rooftop,  ship,  elevator
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s,  1980s
Story:escape attempt,  prison guard,  fight the system,  ceo,  tragic past,  metal detector,  high tech,  macguffin,  young version of character,  secret society,  southern accent,  newspaper clipping,  aerial shot,  punched in the chest,  haunted by the past,  social commentary,  faked death,  revelation,  henchman,  subtitled scene,  loss of father,  american abroad,  manipulation,  knocked out,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  mission,  prologue,  flash forward,  double cross,  no opening credits,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  prisoner,  ambush,  subjective camera,  death of father,  hand to hand combat,  brawl,  london england,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  fistfight,  prison,  fire,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  father son relationship,  fight,  flashback

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) is one of the best movies like Now You See Me 2 (2016)
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:technology,  surveillance,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:laboratory,  apartment,  bar
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:englishman abroad,  big ben london,  fight the system,  improvised weapon,  bilingualism,  tragic past,  high tech,  teamwork,  meat cleaver,  young version of character,  desert eagle,  southern accent,  media coverage,  aerial shot,  punched in the chest,  safe,  near death experience,  reverse footage,  flood,  presumed dead,  social commentary,  severed hand,  wristwatch,  walkie talkie,  sociopath,  sabotage,  henchman,  subtitled scene,  american abroad,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  knocked out,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  mission,  umbrella,  attempted murder,  news report,  underwater scene,  double cross,  no opening credits,  security guard,  map,  mixed martial arts,  montage,  mansion,  ambush,  police car,  bra,  subjective camera,  handcuffs,  second part,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  london england,  arrest,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  shotgun,  black comedy,  fistfight,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  fight,  sequel,  flashback

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,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:laboratory,  restaurant
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:prison guard,  london eye,  hit with a car door,  big ben london,  improvised weapon,  bilingualism,  private jet,  ceo,  macguffin,  pickpocket,  aerial shot,  punched in the chest,  wristwatch,  walkie talkie,  beard,  sociopath,  sabotage,  subtitled scene,  loss of father,  american abroad,  bodyguard,  knocked out,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  mission,  fugitive,  attempted murder,  library,  on the run,  news report,  van,  underwater scene,  double cross,  no opening credits,  security guard,  subway,  prisoner,  bridge,  police car,  subjective camera,  handcuffs,  death of father,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  london england,  arrest,  punched in the face,  investigation,  airplane,  rescue,  shotgun,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  fistfight,  prison,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  photograph,  fight,  flashback

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:heist,  surveillance,  magic,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:laboratory,  rooftop,  elevator,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:thief,  hostage
Period:2010s
Story:prison escape,  escape attempt,  prison guard,  person on fire,  street fight,  tragic past,  jailbreak,  teamwork,  spiral staircase,  southern accent,  aerial shot,  punched in the chest,  power outage,  near death experience,  haunted by the past,  flood,  mind control,  severed hand,  walkie talkie,  beard,  sociopath,  heavy rain,  sabotage,  henchman,  subtitled scene,  casino,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  knocked out,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  mission,  fbi,  van,  underwater scene,  double cross,  no opening credits,  security guard,  map,  subway,  mixed martial arts,  prisoner,  montage,  ambush,  subjective camera,  decapitation,  handcuffs,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  arrest,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  shotgun,  black comedy,  fistfight,  prison,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  fight,  flashback

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

Xxx: Return Of Xander Cage (2017)

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

Themes:surveillance,  conspiracy,  corruption,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  revenge
Locations:rooftop,  apartment,  elevator,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:englishman abroad,  motorcycle stunt,  pork pie hat,  london eye,  big ben london,  fight the system,  improvised weapon,  high tech,  teamwork,  macguffin,  spiral staircase,  caper,  aerial shot,  punched in the chest,  presumed dead,  faked death,  wristwatch,  walkie talkie,  beard,  revelation,  sabotage,  henchman,  subtitled scene,  american abroad,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  knocked out,  race against time,  mission,  prologue,  attempted murder,  limousine,  news report,  van,  underwater scene,  double cross,  security guard,  map,  mixed martial arts,  bridge,  montage,  ambush,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  london england,  arrest,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  shotgun,  motorcycle,  fistfight,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  martial arts,  fight,  sequel

The Dark Knight Rises (2012) is one of the best movies like Now You See Me 2 (2016)
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,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:tunnel,  rooftop,  apartment,  kitchen,  elevator,  bar
Characters:thief,  hostage
Period:2010s
Story:prison escape,  motorcycle stunt,  escape attempt,  prison guard,  reference to robin hood,  corrupt businessman,  hidden door,  fight the system,  metal detector,  pickpocket,  media coverage,  newspaper clipping,  aerial shot,  punched in the chest,  safe,  power outage,  haunted by the past,  flood,  presumed dead,  social commentary,  faked death,  chef,  walkie talkie,  sociopath,  revelation,  sabotage,  henchman,  american abroad,  bodyguard,  knocked out,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  mission,  fugitive,  limousine,  on the run,  news report,  double cross,  no opening credits,  security guard,  truck,  subway,  mixed martial arts,  prisoner,  bridge,  mansion,  disguise,  ambush,  subjective camera,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  investigation,  airplane,  rescue,  shotgun,  motorcycle,  fistfight,  prison,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  flashback,  fight,  sequel

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:heist,  surveillance,  conspiracy,  corruption,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:rooftop,  apartment,  elevator,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:thief,  hostage
Story:escape attempt,  hidden door,  villain arrested,  bilingualism,  camcorder,  street market,  wallet,  pickpocket,  media coverage,  aerial shot,  punched in the chest,  wristwatch,  falling down stairs,  revelation,  subtitled scene,  american abroad,  manipulation,  knocked out,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  mission,  fugitive,  attempted murder,  on the run,  news report,  van,  double cross,  no opening credits,  security guard,  subway,  mixed martial arts,  disguise,  ambush,  subjective camera,  handcuffs,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  arrest,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  rescue,  shotgun,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  fistfight,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  flashback,  fight

Survivor (2015)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Survivor (2015)

A State Department employee newly posted to the American embassy in London is charged with stopping terrorists from getting into the U.S. That puts her right in the line of fire and she is targeted for death and framed for crimes. Discredited, she is forced to go on the run while she tries to clear her name and stop a large-scale terrorist attack set for New Year's Eve in Times Square. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:tunnel,  laboratory,  rooftop,  apartment,  kitchen,  restaurant
Characters:hostage
Story:london eye,  corrupt businessman,  big ben london,  bilingualism,  microscope,  spiral staircase,  aerial shot,  impostor,  faked death,  new year's eve,  wristwatch,  sociopath,  subtitled scene,  american abroad,  knocked out,  race against time,  fugitive,  prologue,  attempted murder,  on the run,  news report,  no opening credits,  truck,  subway,  disguise,  ambush,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  london england,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  motorcycle,  fistfight,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  fight,  flashback

Tomorrowland (2015)
Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery, Sci-fi

Tomorrowland (2015)

Bound by a shared destiny, a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor jaded by disillusionment embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory as "Tomorrowland." (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  betrayal
Locations:laboratory,  elevator,  restaurant
Period:2010s
Story:escape attempt,  person on fire,  stopwatch,  hidden door,  bilingualism,  high tech,  chewing gum,  macguffin,  secret society,  southern accent,  aerial shot,  punched in the chest,  power outage,  near death experience,  reverse footage,  flood,  social commentary,  severed hand,  wristwatch,  walkie talkie,  heavy rain,  falling down stairs,  sabotage,  bodyguard,  knocked out,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  mission,  fugitive,  on the run,  news report,  double cross,  no opening credits,  security guard,  map,  mixed martial arts,  montage,  ambush,  subjective camera,  decapitation,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  brawl,  arrest,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  rescue,  motorcycle,  fistfight,  cell phone,  fire,  surprise ending,  new york city,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  father son relationship,  flashback,  fight

The Mummy (2017) is one of the best movies like Now You See Me 2 (2016)
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,  anger,  magic,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:tunnel,  laboratory,  rooftop
Characters:thief,  hostage
Period:2010s
Story:escape attempt,  london bus,  london eye,  hit with a car door,  big ben london,  improvised weapon,  bilingualism,  open ended,  macguffin,  secret society,  media coverage,  aerial shot,  punched in the chest,  power outage,  near death experience,  reverse footage,  mind control,  walkie talkie,  subtitled scene,  american abroad,  manipulation,  knocked out,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  prologue,  attempted murder,  flash forward,  drowning,  news report,  underwater scene,  double cross,  no opening credits,  security guard,  subway,  mixed martial arts,  ambush,  police car,  subjective camera,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  london england,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  shotgun,  black comedy,  fistfight,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  flashback,  fight

Now You See Me (2013)
Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Now You See Me (2013)

Four magicians each answer a mysterious summons to an obscure address with secrets inside. A year later, they are the Four Horsemen, big time stage illusionists who climax their sold out Las Vegas show with a bank apparently robbed for real. This puts agents Dylan Rhodes of the FBI and Alma Dray of Interpol on the case to find out how they did it. However, this mystery proves difficult to solve even with the insights of the professional illusion exposer, Thaddeus Bradley. What follows is a bizarre investigation where nothing is what it seems with illusions, dark secrets and hidden agendas galore as all involved are reminded of a great truth in this puzzle: the closer you look, the less you see. (Read More)

Themes:heist,  surveillance,  conspiracy,  magic,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  revenge
Locations:rooftop,  ship,  bar
Characters:thief
Period:2010s
Story:street magician,  fbi agent,  magic trick,  escape artist,  card sailing,  hypnotist,  playing card,  fake blood,  illusionist,  card trick,  tarot card,  private jet,  hypnotism,  fish tank,  secret society,  pickpocket,  media coverage,  safe,  hypnosis,  faked death,  impersonation,  magician,  casino,  fireworks,  knocked out,  fbi,  on the run,  news report,  underwater scene,  no opening credits,  security guard,  bridge,  mansion,  disguise,  handcuffs,  brawl,  arrest,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  airplane,  black comedy,  fistfight,  prison,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  fight,  flashback

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

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Themes:deception,  escape,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:tunnel,  rooftop,  elevator,  restaurant,  bar
Period:2010s
Story:englishman abroad,  escape attempt,  hidden door,  bilingualism,  tragic past,  open ended,  secret society,  spiral staircase,  aerial shot,  punched in the chest,  beard,  heavy rain,  falling down stairs,  henchman,  subtitled scene,  american abroad,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  fugitive,  prologue,  attempted murder,  limousine,  on the run,  double cross,  no opening credits,  subway,  mixed martial arts,  montage,  ambush,  second part,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shotgun,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  fistfight,  digit in title,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  number in title,  flashback,  sequel,  fight

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

Brick Mansions (2014)

Themes:surveillance,  corruption,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:rooftop,  apartment,  elevator,  restaurant
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:escape attempt,  prison guard,  villain arrested,  metal detector,  camcorder,  meat cleaver,  fish tank,  desert eagle,  punched in the chest,  wristwatch,  walkie talkie,  henchman,  knocked out,  race against time,  mission,  news report,  no opening credits,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  prisoner,  ambush,  handcuffs,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  arrest,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shotgun,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  fistfight,  prison,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  flashback,  fight

The Double (2011) is one of the best movies like Now You See Me 2 (2016)
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,  anger,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:apartment,  elevator,  bar
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:prison escape,  fbi agent,  escape attempt,  tragic past,  secret identity,  hatred,  haunted by the past,  presumed dead,  wristwatch,  sociopath,  revelation,  subtitled scene,  race against time,  fbi,  attempted murder,  library,  limousine,  double cross,  prisoner,  montage,  ambush,  police car,  held at gunpoint,  investigation,  prison,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  photograph,  flashback

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,  conspiracy,  anger,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:laboratory,  rooftop,  apartment,  bar
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:cargo ship,  criminal mastermind,  bilingualism,  ceo,  tragic past,  open ended,  macguffin,  young version of character,  southern accent,  media coverage,  newspaper clipping,  secret identity,  ambiguous ending,  aerial shot,  punched in the chest,  power outage,  hatred,  near death experience,  haunted by the past,  reverse footage,  flood,  presumed dead,  sociopath,  heavy rain,  revelation,  henchman,  subtitled scene,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  knocked out,  race against time,  prologue,  flash forward,  drowning,  news report,  underwater scene,  double cross,  montage,  mansion,  disguise,  ambush,  reporter,  handcuffs,  death of father,  second part,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  arrest,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  airplane,  rescue,  shotgun,  motorcycle,  fistfight,  prison,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  father son relationship,  flashback,  fight,  sequel

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

Self/less (2015)

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

Themes:deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:laboratory,  apartment,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:englishman abroad,  person on fire,  fight the system,  private jet,  high tech,  aerial shot,  punched in the chest,  near death experience,  reverse footage,  presumed dead,  social commentary,  faked death,  wristwatch,  walkie talkie,  heavy rain,  revelation,  knocked out,  character's point of view camera shot,  fugitive,  limousine,  on the run,  double cross,  no opening credits,  security guard,  truck,  mixed martial arts,  bridge,  mansion,  ambush,  subjective camera,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  airplane,  rescue,  shotgun,  black comedy,  fistfight,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  new york city,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  father son relationship,  fight,  flashback

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:deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:tunnel,  rooftop,  apartment,  elevator,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:hostage
Period:1980s
Story:englishman abroad,  escape attempt,  improvised weapon,  bilingualism,  metal detector,  macguffin,  aerial shot,  black eye,  punched in the chest,  wristwatch,  beard,  heavy rain,  falling down stairs,  revelation,  henchman,  subtitled scene,  american abroad,  manipulation,  knocked out,  race against time,  mission,  umbrella,  prologue,  attempted murder,  flash forward,  on the run,  drowning,  news report,  van,  underwater scene,  double cross,  mixed martial arts,  bridge,  montage,  disguise,  ambush,  police car,  bra,  telephone,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  london england,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  airplane,  rescue,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  fistfight,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  fight,  flashback

The Purge: Election Year (2016) is one of the best movies like Now You See Me 2 (2016)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Purge: Election Year (2016)

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

Themes:surveillance,  conspiracy,  corruption,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:tunnel,  rooftop
Characters:hostage
Story:person on fire,  south african,  fight the system,  guillotine,  street fight,  tragic past,  young version of character,  media coverage,  aerial shot,  punched in the chest,  hatred,  near death experience,  social commentary,  wristwatch,  walkie talkie,  sociopath,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  knocked out,  race against time,  mission,  fugitive,  prologue,  attempted murder,  flash forward,  on the run,  news report,  van,  no opening credits,  truck,  map,  mixed martial arts,  montage,  ambush,  decapitation,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shotgun,  black comedy,  fistfight,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  sequel,  flashback,  fight

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

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

Themes:surveillance,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Mood:suspense
Locations:rooftop,  apartment,  elevator,  bar
Characters:hostage
Story:englishman abroad,  playing card,  criminal mastermind,  trapdoor,  newspaper clipping,  secret identity,  ambiguous ending,  aerial shot,  punched in the chest,  impostor,  near death experience,  walkie talkie,  sociopath,  heavy rain,  henchman,  casino,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  knocked out,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  fugitive,  prologue,  attempted murder,  library,  on the run,  news report,  double cross,  no opening credits,  security guard,  truck,  mixed martial arts,  mansion,  ambush,  police car,  bra,  subjective camera,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  arrest,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  rescue,  shotgun,  motorcycle,  fistfight,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  fight,  flashback

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,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:laboratory,  rooftop,  apartment,  elevator,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:englishman abroad,  escape attempt,  person on fire,  criminal mastermind,  hidden door,  big ben london,  villain arrested,  tragic past,  secret society,  media coverage,  ambiguous ending,  aerial shot,  punched in the chest,  impostor,  near death experience,  presumed dead,  faked death,  singing in a car,  wristwatch,  beard,  sociopath,  heavy rain,  henchman,  subtitled scene,  casino,  bodyguard,  knocked out,  race against time,  mission,  champagne,  news report,  double cross,  security guard,  map,  mixed martial arts,  bridge,  mansion,  ambush,  death of father,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  london england,  arrest,  punched in the face,  investigation,  airplane,  rescue,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  fistfight,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  fight,  sequel

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,  conspiracy,  anger,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:tunnel,  laboratory,  rooftop,  apartment,  elevator,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:invasion of privacy,  bilingualism,  mole,  tragic past,  pickpocket,  ambiguous ending,  aerial shot,  punched in the chest,  hatred,  near death experience,  reverse footage,  flood,  wristwatch,  walkie talkie,  beard,  sociopath,  henchman,  subtitled scene,  american abroad,  bodyguard,  knocked out,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  mission,  attempted murder,  limousine,  news report,  van,  underwater scene,  double cross,  no opening credits,  map,  mixed martial arts,  montage,  ambush,  subjective camera,  handcuffs,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  london england,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  airplane,  rescue,  motorcycle,  fistfight,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  fight,  flashback

Allegiant (2016) is one of the best movies like Now You See Me 2 (2016)
Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Allegiant (2016)

After the earth-shattering revelations of INSURGENT, Tris must escape with Four and go beyond the wall enclosing Chicago. For the first time ever, they will leave the only city and family they have ever known. Once outside, old discoveries are quickly rendered meaningless with the revelation of shocking new truths. Tris and Four must quickly decide who they can trust as a ruthless battle ignites beyond the walls of Chicago which threatens all of humanity. In order to survive, Tris will be forced to make impossible choices about courage, allegiance, sacrifice and love. (Read More)

Themes:technology,  surveillance,  conspiracy,  corruption,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:tunnel,  rooftop,  elevator
Characters:hostage
Story:prison escape,  escape attempt,  prison guard,  fight the system,  jailbreak,  open ended,  high tech,  spiral staircase,  aerial shot,  punched in the chest,  near death experience,  reverse footage,  social commentary,  heavy rain,  falling down stairs,  revelation,  sabotage,  henchman,  loss of father,  manipulation,  knocked out,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  mission,  fugitive,  attempted murder,  on the run,  double cross,  no opening credits,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  prisoner,  ambush,  subjective camera,  handcuffs,  death of father,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  arrest,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  fistfight,  prison,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  fight,  sequel

Iron Man 3 (2013)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Iron Man 3 (2013)

Marvel's "Iron Man 3" pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy's hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. This journey, at every turn, will test his mettle. With his back against the wall, Stark is left to survive by his own devices, relying on his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him. As he fights his way back, Stark discovers the answer to the question that has secretly haunted him: does the man make the suit or does the suit make the man? (Read More)

Themes:technology,  surveillance,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:laboratory,  rooftop,  elevator,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:person on fire,  ceo,  high tech,  media coverage,  black eye,  punched in the chest,  haunted by the past,  flood,  presumed dead,  mind control,  new year's eve,  wristwatch,  sociopath,  revelation,  henchman,  fireworks,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  knocked out,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  prologue,  attempted murder,  limousine,  flash forward,  news report,  underwater scene,  double cross,  no opening credits,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  montage,  mansion,  disguise,  ambush,  subjective camera,  handcuffs,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  arrest,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  rescue,  shotgun,  black comedy,  fistfight,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  number in title,  flashback,  sequel,  fight

The Brothers Grimsby (2016)
Action, Adventure, Comedy

The Brothers Grimsby (2016)

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

Themes:surveillance,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:ship,  bar
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:englishman abroad,  escape attempt,  person on fire,  south african,  villain arrested,  improvised weapon,  metal detector,  young version of character,  cheering crowd,  desert eagle,  aerial shot,  punched in the chest,  impostor,  haunted by the past,  reverse footage,  flood,  social commentary,  walkie talkie,  falling down stairs,  revelation,  henchman,  fireworks,  bodyguard,  knocked out,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  mission,  fugitive,  limousine,  flash forward,  on the run,  news report,  underwater scene,  double cross,  security guard,  map,  mixed martial arts,  bridge,  montage,  disguise,  ambush,  police car,  subjective camera,  decapitation,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  london england,  arrest,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  shotgun,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  fistfight,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  father son relationship,  flashback,  fight

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)

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

Themes:surveillance,  conspiracy,  corruption,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:rooftop,  apartment,  kitchen,  restaurant
Characters:thief,  hostage
Period:2010s
Story:englishman abroad,  prison escape,  escape attempt,  prison guard,  telephone call,  villain arrested,  improvised weapon,  pickpocket,  southern accent,  aerial shot,  punched in the chest,  reverse footage,  heavy rain,  revelation,  henchman,  fireworks,  knocked out,  race against time,  umbrella,  fugitive,  attempted murder,  library,  on the run,  double cross,  security guard,  truck,  mixed martial arts,  prisoner,  montage,  disguise,  ambush,  police car,  telephone,  handcuffs,  second part,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  arrest,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  airplane,  rescue,  black comedy,  fistfight,  prison,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  sequel,  flashback,  fight

Blood Father (2016) is one of the best movies like Now You See Me 2 (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Blood Father (2016)

Themes:surveillance,  anger,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:bar
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:exploding motorcycle,  prison guard,  telephone call,  metal detector,  southern accent,  presumed dead,  beard,  sociopath,  henchman,  loss of father,  manipulation,  knocked out,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  fugitive,  attempted murder,  on the run,  news report,  double cross,  no opening credits,  truck,  prisoner,  montage,  disguise,  ambush,  police car,  subjective camera,  telephone,  death of father,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  arrest,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shotgun,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  fistfight,  prison,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  photograph,  fight

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:heist,  surveillance,  corruption,  anger,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:apartment,  elevator,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:thief,  hostage
Period:2010s
Story:southern accent,  ambiguous ending,  aerial shot,  punched in the chest,  near death experience,  reverse footage,  walkie talkie,  sociopath,  heavy rain,  falling down stairs,  sabotage,  henchman,  subtitled scene,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  race against time,  mission,  fbi,  attempted murder,  limousine,  news report,  van,  double cross,  security guard,  map,  prisoner,  montage,  ambush,  police car,  handcuffs,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  arrest,  punched in the face,  investigation,  airplane,  shotgun,  digit in title,  prison,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  photograph,  father son relationship,  number in title

Masterminds (2016)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Biography

Masterminds (2016)

David Ghantt discovers the true meaning of adventure far beyond his wildest dreams. He is an uncomplicated man stuck in a monotonous life. Day in and day out he drives an armored vehicle, transporting millions of other people's money with no escape in sight. The only glimmer of excitement is his flirtatious work crush Kelly Campbell who soon lures him into the scheme of a lifetime. Along with a group of half-brained criminals led by Steve Chambers and an absurdly faulted heist plan, David manages the impossible and makes off with $17 million in cash...only problem is he foolishly hands the money over to this wild group of double crossers and has been set up to take the fall. With the bandits blowing the millions on lavish and ridiculous luxuries, they leave behind a glaring trail of evidence. Now on the lam and in over his head, David must dodge the authorities, evade a hilarious hit man, Mike McKinney, and try to turn the tables on the ones he trusted most. (Read More)

Themes:heist,  surveillance,  conspiracy,  anger,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:bar
Characters:thief,  hostage
Story:fbi agent,  escape attempt,  improvised weapon,  metal detector,  caper,  southern accent,  singing in a car,  walkie talkie,  beard,  sociopath,  american abroad,  manipulation,  knocked out,  race against time,  fugitive,  fbi,  attempted murder,  flash forward,  on the run,  news report,  van,  underwater scene,  double cross,  no opening credits,  security guard,  prisoner,  montage,  mansion,  disguise,  handcuffs,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  arrest,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  airplane,  rescue,  shotgun,  fistfight,  prison,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  photograph,  father son relationship,  fight

Don't Say A Word (2001)
Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Don't Say A Word (2001)

A group of thieves steal a rare gem, but in the process, two of the men double cross the leader of the thieving group, Patrick, and take off with the precious stone. Ten years later, prominent psychiatrist Nathan Conrad is invited to examine a disturbed young woman named Elisabeth. Patrick immediately kidnaps Nathan's daughter, forcing Nathan to attempt to get Elisabeth to reveal a secret number which will ultimately lead Patrick to the whereabouts of the precious gem that has eluded him. (Read More)

Themes:heist,  surveillance,  anger,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:apartment,  elevator
Characters:thief,  hostage
Story:englishman abroad,  motorcycle accident,  improvised weapon,  tragic past,  macguffin,  newspaper clipping,  near death experience,  haunted by the past,  wristwatch,  sociopath,  heavy rain,  revelation,  henchman,  loss of father,  manipulation,  knocked out,  race against time,  prologue,  attempted murder,  flash forward,  van,  double cross,  security guard,  map,  subway,  bridge,  ambush,  police car,  telephone,  handcuffs,  death of father,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  arrest,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  rescue,  shotgun,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  fistfight,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  photograph,  fight,  flashback

Ghostbusters (2016) is one of the best movies like Now You See Me 2 (2016)
Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Ghostbusters (2016)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape
Locations:tunnel,  laboratory,  rooftop,  restaurant,  bar
Period:2010s
Story:chinese restaurant,  exploding motorcycle,  telephone call,  man wearing a tuxedo,  gong,  improvised weapon,  camcorder,  teamwork,  cheering crowd,  fish tank,  media coverage,  aerial shot,  power outage,  near death experience,  mind control,  wristwatch,  walkie talkie,  sociopath,  falling down stairs,  knocked out,  race against time,  library,  news report,  van,  double cross,  no opening credits,  security guard,  map,  subway,  montage,  mansion,  police car,  reporter,  telephone,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  rescue,  motorcycle,  fistfight,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  photograph,  fight,  flashback

Escape Plan (2013)
Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Escape Plan (2013)

Ray Breslin is the world's foremost authority on structural security. After analyzing every high security prison and learning a vast array of survival skills so he can design escape-proof prisons, his skills are put to the test. He's framed and incarcerated in a master prison he designed himself. He needs to escape and find the person who put him behind bars. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:ship
Period:2010s
Story:prison escape,  cargo ship,  escape artist,  escape attempt,  prison guard,  person on fire,  high tech,  power outage,  flood,  walkie talkie,  sociopath,  falling down stairs,  subtitled scene,  character's point of view camera shot,  underwater scene,  double cross,  no opening credits,  map,  prisoner,  disguise,  subjective camera,  handcuffs,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  arrest,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  shotgun,  black comedy,  fistfight,  prison,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  fight,  flashback

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:technology,  conspiracy,  corruption,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:rooftop,  apartment,  bar
Characters:chinese,  hostage
Story:hit with a car door,  corrupt businessman,  fight the system,  ceo,  tragic past,  metal detector,  high tech,  aerial shot,  punched in the chest,  haunted by the past,  reverse footage,  presumed dead,  social commentary,  mind control,  heavy rain,  henchman,  subtitled scene,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  knocked out,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  fugitive,  prologue,  attempted murder,  flash forward,  on the run,  van,  underwater scene,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  montage,  ambush,  subjective camera,  handcuffs,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  arrest,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  rescue,  shotgun,  motorcycle,  fistfight,  fire,  pistol,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  flashback,  fight

The Accountant (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Accountant (2016)

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

Themes:surveillance,  conspiracy,  anger,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:apartment,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:hostage
Period:1980s
Story:fbi agent,  corrupt businessman,  street fight,  ceo,  tragic past,  englishman,  young version of character,  aerial shot,  punched in the chest,  hatred,  near death experience,  haunted by the past,  reverse footage,  loss of father,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  knocked out,  race against time,  fugitive,  fbi,  prologue,  attempted murder,  flash forward,  on the run,  van,  double cross,  no opening credits,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  prisoner,  bridge,  montage,  mansion,  handcuffs,  death of father,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  arrest,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  rescue,  shotgun,  fistfight,  prison,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  new york city,  martial arts,  photograph,  father son relationship,  flashback,  fight

Inception (2010) is one of the best movies like Now You See Me 2 (2016)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Inception (2010)

Dom Cobb is a skilled thief, the absolute best in the dangerous art of extraction, stealing valuable secrets from deep within the subconscious during the dream state, when the mind is at its most vulnerable. Cobb's rare ability has made him a coveted player in this treacherous new world of corporate espionage, but it has also made him an international fugitive and cost him everything he has ever loved. Now Cobb is being offered a chance at redemption. One last job could give him his life back but only if he can accomplish the impossible - inception. Instead of the perfect heist, Cobb and his team of specialists have to pull off the reverse: their task is not to steal an idea but to plant one. If they succeed, it could be the perfect crime. But no amount of careful planning or expertise can prepare the team for the dangerous enemy that seems to predict their every move. An enemy that only Cobb could have seen coming. (Read More)

Themes:heist,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Mood:suspense
Locations:rooftop,  elevator,  bar
Characters:thief,  hostage
Period:2010s
Story:englishman abroad,  escape attempt,  hit with a car door,  ceo,  teamwork,  macguffin,  wallet,  ambiguous ending,  safe,  impostor,  haunted by the past,  flood,  impersonation,  heavy rain,  falling down stairs,  sabotage,  henchman,  subtitled scene,  casino,  american abroad,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  race against time,  mission,  fugitive,  attempted murder,  limousine,  on the run,  van,  double cross,  no opening credits,  mixed martial arts,  bridge,  montage,  disguise,  death of father,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  motorcycle,  fistfight,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  father son relationship,  fight,  flashback

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,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Characters:hostage
Story:prison escape,  exploding motorcycle,  prison guard,  london eye,  big ben london,  high tech,  young version of character,  southern accent,  media coverage,  punched in the chest,  power outage,  impostor,  walkie talkie,  falling down stairs,  american abroad,  bodyguard,  knocked out,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  limousine,  on the run,  news report,  underwater scene,  double cross,  no opening credits,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  prisoner,  bridge,  disguise,  ambush,  bra,  handcuffs,  second part,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  london england,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  motorcycle,  fistfight,  prison,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  fight,  flashback,  sequel

Inferno (2016)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Inferno (2016)

Famous symbologist on a trail of clues tied to the great Dante himself. When Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Sienna Brooks, a doctor he hopes will help him recover his memories. Together, they race across Europe and against the clock to stop a madman from unleashing a global virus that would wipe out half of the world's population. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Mood:suspense
Locations:ship,  apartment,  restaurant
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:hidden door,  improvised weapon,  bilingualism,  private jet,  aerial shot,  faked death,  wristwatch,  walkie talkie,  beard,  sociopath,  heavy rain,  revelation,  subtitled scene,  american abroad,  knocked out,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  umbrella,  fugitive,  attempted murder,  on the run,  drowning,  van,  underwater scene,  double cross,  security guard,  map,  disguise,  police car,  subjective camera,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  motorcycle,  fistfight,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  photograph,  sequel,  fight,  flashback

Ant-man (2015)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-fi

Ant-man (2015)

Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world. (Read More)

Themes:technology,  heist,  surveillance,  deception,  escape,  revenge
Locations:laboratory,  apartment,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:thief,  hostage
Period:2010s
Story:improvised weapon,  ceo,  jailbreak,  open ended,  high tech,  young version of character,  caper,  punched in the chest,  safe,  power outage,  haunted by the past,  mind control,  walkie talkie,  sociopath,  falling down stairs,  sabotage,  manipulation,  knocked out,  race against time,  prologue,  van,  underwater scene,  double cross,  no opening credits,  security guard,  map,  prisoner,  montage,  disguise,  ambush,  handcuffs,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  arrest,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  black comedy,  fistfight,  prison,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  fight,  flashback

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016) is one of the best movies like Now You See Me 2 (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,  anger,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:tunnel,  laboratory,  rooftop
Characters:hostage
Story:englishman abroad,  person on fire,  fight the system,  open ended,  young version of character,  desert eagle,  aerial shot,  punched in the chest,  power outage,  hatred,  social commentary,  severed hand,  wristwatch,  walkie talkie,  sociopath,  revelation,  sabotage,  henchman,  knocked out,  character's point of view camera shot,  actor playing multiple roles,  race against time,  mission,  umbrella,  prologue,  underwater scene,  double cross,  no opening credits,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  ambush,  subjective camera,  decapitation,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  motorcycle,  fistfight,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  flashback,  sequel,  fight

Sicario (2015)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Sicario (2015)

When drug violence worsens on the USA Mexico border, the FBI sends an idealistic agent, Kate Macer (Emily Blunt) on a mission to eradicate a drug cartel responsible for a bomb that had killed members of her team.

Themes:surveillance,  corruption,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:tunnel,  bar
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:fbi agent,  bilingualism,  private jet,  tragic past,  desert eagle,  southern accent,  aerial shot,  near death experience,  reverse footage,  severed hand,  subtitled scene,  american abroad,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  character's point of view camera shot,  mission,  fbi,  news report,  double cross,  no opening credits,  map,  mansion,  ambush,  subjective camera,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  arrest,  punched in the face,  investigation,  rescue,  shotgun,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  photograph,  father son relationship,  fight

Paranoia (2013)
Drama, Thriller

Paranoia (2013)

The high stakes thriller Paranoia takes us deep behind the scenes of global success to a deadly world of greed and deception. The two most powerful tech billionaires in the world ('Harrison Ford (I)' (qv) and 'Gary Oldman (I)' (qv)) are bitter rivals with a complicated past who will stop at nothing to destroy each other. A young superstar ('Liam Hemsworth' (qv)), seduced by unlimited wealth and power falls between them, and becomes trapped in the middle of the twists and turns of their life-and-death game of corporate espionage. By the time he realizes his life is in danger, he is in far too deep and knows far too much for them to let him walk away. (Read More)

Themes:technology,  surveillance,  conspiracy,  anger,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:apartment,  kitchen,  elevator,  restaurant,  bar
Period:2010s
Story:englishman abroad,  fbi agent,  invasion of privacy,  corrupt businessman,  ceo,  tragic past,  metal detector,  high tech,  aerial shot,  power outage,  walkie talkie,  revelation,  sabotage,  henchman,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  race against time,  umbrella,  champagne,  fbi,  attempted murder,  news report,  double cross,  security guard,  subway,  montage,  mansion,  handcuffs,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  arrest,  slow motion scene,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  new york city,  photograph,  father son relationship,  flashback

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:heist,  surveillance,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:rooftop,  ship
Characters:thief,  hostage
Story:englishman abroad,  person on fire,  open ended,  punched in the chest,  hypnosis,  hatred,  reverse footage,  mind control,  revelation,  manipulation,  knocked out,  race against time,  attempted murder,  library,  flash forward,  news report,  van,  double cross,  security guard,  map,  mixed martial arts,  disguise,  ambush,  decapitation,  handcuffs,  death of father,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  london england,  arrest,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  shotgun,  black comedy,  fistfight,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  number in title,  fight,  flashback

The Transporter Refueled (2015) is one of the best movies like Now You See Me 2 (2016)
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:heist,  surveillance,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:tunnel,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:englishman abroad,  motorcycle stunt,  hit with a car door,  nunchucks,  improvised weapon,  private jet,  tragic past,  high tech,  caper,  ambiguous ending,  aerial shot,  punched in the chest,  safe,  wristwatch,  sabotage,  henchman,  american abroad,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  knocked out,  race against time,  prologue,  limousine,  flash forward,  underwater scene,  double cross,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  disguise,  ambush,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  motorcycle,  fistfight,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  martial arts,  photograph,  father son relationship,  fight,  flashback,  sequel

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,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:kitchen,  elevator
Characters:hostage
Story:escape attempt,  fight the system,  improvised weapon,  bilingualism,  jailbreak,  punched in the chest,  power outage,  near death experience,  reverse footage,  presumed dead,  social commentary,  heavy rain,  revelation,  sabotage,  fireworks,  american abroad,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  knocked out,  race against time,  umbrella,  fugitive,  flash forward,  on the run,  news report,  double cross,  no opening credits,  truck,  mixed martial arts,  bridge,  montage,  disguise,  ambush,  police car,  handcuffs,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  arrest,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  shotgun,  black comedy,  fistfight,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  flashback,  fight

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