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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,  rain machine,  pork pie hat,  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,  hit with a car door,  gong,  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,  metal detector,  open ended,  high tech,  comeback,  englishman,  sushi,  chewing gum,  camcorder,  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,  race against time,  actor playing multiple roles,  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,  fight,  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,  flashback,  fight

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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 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,  betrayal,  anger,  deception,  escape,  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

Survivor (2015) is one of the best movies like Now You See Me 2 (2016)
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

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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'. This is why Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) is one of the best movies like Now You See Me 2 (2016). (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,  sequel,  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

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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

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,  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. This is why The Dark Knight (2008) is one of the best movies like Now You See Me 2 (2016). (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:criminal mastermind,  prison escape,  magic trick,  motorcycle stunt,  escape attempt,  prison guard,  person on fire,  joker card,  playing card,  corrupt businessman,  penthouse,  fight the system,  villain arrested,  improvised weapon,  private jet,  ceo,  tragic past,  jailbreak,  open ended,  metal detector,  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

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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,  flashback,  fight

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016) is one of the best movies like Now You See Me 2 (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

Allegiant (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,  sequel,  fight

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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

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? This is why Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016) is one of the best movies like Now You See Me 2 (2016). (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,  flashback,  fight,  sequel

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

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Blood Father (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

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:mission,  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,  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,  flashback,  fight

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Action, Thriller

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

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

Themes:heist,  surveillance,  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,  expose,  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,  sequel,  fight

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G.i. Joe: Retaliation (2013) is one of the best movies like Now You See Me 2 (2016)
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. This is why G.i. Joe: Retaliation (2013) is one of the best movies like Now You See Me 2 (2016). (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,  flashback,  fight,  sequel

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

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Grimsby (2016)
Action, Adventure, Comedy

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

Blade Runner 2049 (2017) is one of the best movies like Now You See Me 2 (2016)
Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

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

Themes:technology,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Mood:suspense
Locations:rooftop,  apartment,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:hostage
Story:fight the system,  bilingualism,  ceo,  tragic past,  microscope,  macguffin,  aerial shot,  punched in the chest,  flood,  social commentary,  faked death,  beard,  heavy rain,  revelation,  subtitled scene,  casino,  character's point of view camera shot,  mission,  umbrella,  fugitive,  on the run,  drowning,  no opening credits,  mixed martial arts,  police car,  subjective camera,  handcuffs,  second part,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  investigation,  rescue,  fistfight,  digit in title,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  number in title,  flashback,  fight,  sequel

Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller

Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)

Arthur Bishop, the master assassin who faked his death in hopes of putting that part of his ;life behind him, now lives a quiet life in Rio. But someone who knows who he is shows up and tells him, that if he wants to continue living this life, he will do three jobs for someone. Bishop tries to tell them he has the wrong man but they know who he is and if he won't do the job, they will take him but he gets away. He then goes to a resort in Thailand run by a friend, Mae, where he tries to find out who is looking for him. Later a woman named Gina shows up looking for medical assistance and Mae can't help but notice bruises all over her body. Mae deduces she's a battered woman and when Mae hears her being beaten, Mae asks Bishop to help her. He goes and kills the guy she's with. He kills the man and then sets fire to the boat he's on. But he sees that Gina has a photo of him. He deduces that they one who wants him, sent her. He confronts her and she admits that she works at a children's shelter in Cambodia and that someone told her if she didn't do what he said, the children would be endanger. While waiting for the man to come, they get close. And when the man's people comes, they grab them. Bishop is brought to the man who wants him to do the jobs and he tells Bishop that if he doesn't do it, Gina will be killed. So Bishop has no choice but to do it. This is why Mechanic: Resurrection (2016) is one of the best movies like Now You See Me 2 (2016). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:ship,  apartment,  elevator,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:englishman abroad,  prison guard,  trip wire,  corrupt businessman,  penthouse,  improvised weapon,  bilingualism,  tragic past,  camcorder,  aerial shot,  punched in the chest,  presumed dead,  faked death,  wristwatch,  falling down stairs,  sabotage,  henchman,  subtitled scene,  american abroad,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  knocked out,  race against time,  mission,  attempted murder,  news report,  underwater scene,  double cross,  map,  mixed martial arts,  prisoner,  bridge,  montage,  disguise,  ambush,  handcuffs,  second part,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  arrest,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shotgun,  motorcycle,  fistfight,  prison,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  fight,  sequel

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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,  apartment,  bar
Characters:thief
Period:2010s
Story:fbi,  street magician,  fbi agent,  magic trick,  escape artist,  investigation,  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,  on the run,  news report,  underwater scene,  no opening credits,  security guard,  bridge,  mansion,  disguise,  handcuffs,  brawl,  arrest,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  black comedy,  fistfight,  prison,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  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,  flashback,  fight

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

Morgan (2016)

Themes:surveillance,  conspiracy,  anger,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:laboratory,  kitchen
Characters:chinese,  hostage
Story:improvised weapon,  bilingualism,  high tech,  young version of character,  southern accent,  aerial shot,  punched in the chest,  presumed dead,  beard,  falling down stairs,  revelation,  sabotage,  subtitled scene,  knocked out,  attempted murder,  drowning,  double cross,  mixed martial arts,  ambush,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  investigation,  rescue,  fistfight,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  martial arts,  fight,  flashback

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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,  fight,  sequel,  flashback

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. This is why American Ultra (2015) is one of the best movies like Now You See Me 2 (2016). (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,  fight,  flashback

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows (2016)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-fi

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows (2016)

The Turtles continue to live in the shadows and no one knows they were the ones who took down Shredder. And Vernon is the one everyone thinks is the one who took Shredder down. April O'Neill does some snooping and learns a scientist named, Baxter Stockman is working for Shredder. He plans to break him out while he's being transported. April tells the turtles who try to stop it but can't. Stockman tries to teleport Shredder but he some how ends up in another dimension and meets a warlord named Krang who instructs Shredder to assemble a teleportation device he sent to Earth a long time ago. He gives Shredder some mutagen which he uses to transform two criminals who were also in the transport with him, Rock Steady and Bebop into mutants. And they set out to find the device. April saw the transformation while investigating Stockman, She would take the mutagen and she would be chased by Shredder's minions, the Foot Clan. He is saved by a man named Casey Jones who was the one who transporting Shredder. The Turtles show up and they try to work together. In the melee the mutagen ends up with the police. Knowing Shredder will try and get it back, April tries to get it first she asks Vern to help. Eventually she and Casey are arrested. The Turtles get the mutagen and Donatello analyzes it learns it could make them human, which he tells Leonardo who tells him to forget it and not to tell the others. But Michelangelo tells Raphael who feels that Leonardo doesn't respect them. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  revenge
Locations:laboratory,  rooftop,  elevator,  bar
Period:2010s
Story:escape attempt,  prison guard,  criminal mastermind,  nunchucks,  improvised weapon,  metal detector,  teamwork,  macguffin,  pickpocket,  aerial shot,  punched in the chest,  near death experience,  wristwatch,  walkie talkie,  sabotage,  henchman,  bodyguard,  knocked out,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  mission,  fugitive,  on the run,  news report,  van,  underwater scene,  double cross,  no opening credits,  security guard,  map,  subway,  mixed martial arts,  prisoner,  montage,  disguise,  ambush,  police car,  subjective camera,  reporter,  handcuffs,  second part,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  arrest,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  shotgun,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  fistfight,  cell phone,  pistol,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  martial arts,  fight,  sequel

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King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword (2017) is one of the best movies like Now You See Me 2 (2016)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword (2017)

Themes:anger,  magic,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:ship
Characters:thief,  hostage
Story:fight the system,  tragic past,  jailbreak,  young version of character,  aerial shot,  punched in the chest,  impostor,  hatred,  haunted by the past,  reverse footage,  mind control,  beard,  magician,  falling down stairs,  sabotage,  henchman,  loss of father,  manipulation,  knocked out,  character's point of view camera shot,  fugitive,  on the run,  underwater scene,  map,  mixed martial arts,  prisoner,  bridge,  montage,  disguise,  ambush,  subjective camera,  decapitation,  death of father,  hand to hand combat,  brawl,  london england,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  black comedy,  fistfight,  prison,  fire,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  father son relationship,  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:mission,  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,  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

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,  ceo,  expose,  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,  fight,  flashback,  sequel

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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. This is why The Transporter Refueled (2015) is one of the best movies like Now You See Me 2 (2016). (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,  sequel,  fight,  flashback

Taking Lives (2004) is one of the best movies like Now You See Me 2 (2016)
Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Taking Lives (2004)

The film starts in the early 1980s. Young Martin Asher took a bus for Canada. He meets another teen on the bus Matt Soulsby. When the bus broke they decided to rent a car and drive to Seattle. On the road the car gets a flat tire, and Matt starts changing the tire Martin comments on how he and Matt are about the same height and he quickly pushes Matt in the way of an oncoming truck causing a huge accident where Matt and the driver both die. He took Matt's guitar and left singing like Matt did. Twenty years later, an FBI profiler, Illeana Scott comes to Canada to help hunting down a serial killer Martin Asher who killed multiple men and lived by their identities. Martin's mother claims that she saw Martin in Quebec city and she tells the police that Martin is evil. The police also has an eyewitness James Costa who saw Asher kill his last victim... (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:apartment,  elevator,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:hostage
Period:1980s
Story:fbi agent,  fbi,  escape attempt,  hidden door,  bilingualism,  tragic past,  twin brother,  spiral staircase,  impostor,  presumed dead,  singing in a car,  severed hand,  impersonation,  walkie talkie,  heavy rain,  subtitled scene,  fireworks,  american abroad,  bodyguard,  race against time,  umbrella,  prologue,  attempted murder,  flash forward,  news report,  double cross,  security guard,  truck,  bridge,  montage,  mansion,  disguise,  ambush,  police car,  decapitation,  handcuffs,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  photograph,  flashback

Stolen (2012)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Stolen (2012)

In New Orleans, the notorious bank thief and family man Will Montgomery steals $10m with his partners Vincent, Riley Jeffers and Hoyt. However, he has an argument with Vincent in the runaway and Hoyt leaves Will behind. He tries to flee but the FBI agent Tim Harlend organizes a manhunt and Will is captured, but he burns the stolen money to get rid of the evidence against him. Eight years later, Will leaves the prison and he goes to the house of his teenage daughter Alison Loeb, who has issues against him. Alison leaves Will alone in a coffee shop and takes a cab to go to a session with her shrink. However, a couple of minutes later, Will receives a phone call from Vincent, who is presumed dead, telling that he has abducted Alison and will kill her unless he receives the $10m of the last robbery. Now Will has twelve hours to find a way to rescue his daughter from the hands of the psychopath Vincent. (Read More)

Themes:heist,  surveillance,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:apartment,  elevator,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:thief,  hostage
Story:fbi agent,  escape attempt,  person on fire,  pork pie hat,  hit with a car door,  power outage,  flood,  presumed dead,  faked death,  subtitled scene,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  fugitive,  fbi,  on the run,  van,  underwater scene,  montage,  police car,  subjective camera,  handcuffs,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  arrest,  punched in the face,  rescue,  shotgun,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  fistfight,  prison,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  flashback,  fight

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Central Intelligence (2016)
Action, Comedy, Crime

Central Intelligence (2016)

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

Themes:deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:kitchen,  elevator,  bar
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:escape attempt,  sprinkler system,  improvised weapon,  macguffin,  young version of character,  desert eagle,  punched in the chest,  banana,  impostor,  presumed dead,  faked death,  walkie talkie,  revelation,  sabotage,  henchman,  disappearance,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  knocked out,  race against time,  fugitive,  prologue,  flash forward,  on the run,  van,  double cross,  no opening credits,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  bridge,  montage,  ambush,  handcuffs,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  arrest,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  fistfight,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  flashback,  fight

Sneakers (1992)
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,  prison,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  flashback

Ngo Si Seoi (1998) is one of the best movies like Now You See Me 2 (2016)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-fi, Thriller

Ngo Si Seoi (1998)

Jackie Chan, a top secret militant soldier, crashes into the South African jungle after his mission of kidnapping three scientists (who were experimenting with a powerful mineral) has gone awry. Waking up in a village of local natives, Chan has no memory of who he is, thus being addressed as "Who Am I". His journey with aid from two female sidekicks to find out his identity leads him all the way to Rotterdam where he coincidentally discovers the location of the organization that kidnapped the three scientists. With no memory, Chan is thirsty for answers by any means necessary. This is why Ngo Si Seoi (1998) is one of the best movies like Now You See Me 2 (2016). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Mood:suspense
Locations:laboratory,  rooftop
Characters:hostage
Story:south african,  high tech,  macguffin,  aerial shot,  punched in the chest,  power outage,  walkie talkie,  sabotage,  henchman,  subtitled scene,  bodyguard,  knocked out,  mission,  fugitive,  prologue,  on the run,  double cross,  map,  mixed martial arts,  bridge,  ambush,  handcuffs,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  arrest,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  fistfight,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  fight,  flashback

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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,  investigation,  airplane,  rescue,  shotgun,  motorcycle,  fistfight,  prison,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  father son relationship,  fight,  flashback,  sequel

Masterminds (2016)
Action, Comedy, Crime

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

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,  safe,  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

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Tomorrowland (2015) is one of the best movies like Now You See Me 2 (2016)
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:technology,  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,  fight,  flashback

Patriots Day (2016)
Crime, Drama, History, Thriller

Patriots Day (2016)

On April 15, 2013 Boston, Massachusetts, Police Sgt, Tommy Saunders is pulling security duty on the annual Boston Marathon when the Tsarnaev brothers strike with their homemade bombs in an act of terrorism. In the resulting chaos as the wounded are cared for, Saunders and his comrades join forces with the FBI to get to the bottom of this attack. As the investigation continues, the Tsarnaev brothers realize that the authorities are close to identifying them and attempt to flee the city to continue their fanatical mayhem. To stop them, a police manhunt is performed that would have bloody confrontations and a massive dragnet shutting down the City of Boston to make sure there is no escape from the law. This is why Patriots Day (2016) is one of the best movies like Now You See Me 2 (2016). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  anger,  deception,  escape,  kidnapping
Mood:suspense
Locations:rooftop,  apartment,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:chinese,  hostage
Period:2010s
Story:fbi agent,  bilingualism,  media coverage,  aerial shot,  punched in the chest,  hatred,  sociopath,  subtitled scene,  fireworks,  fugitive,  fbi,  on the run,  news report,  van,  double cross,  no opening credits,  security guard,  montage,  police car,  handcuffs,  sunglasses,  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,  photograph,  fight

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,  conspiracy,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:laboratory,  rooftop,  apartment,  elevator,  bar
Characters:hostage
Story:englishman abroad,  escape attempt,  person on fire,  hidden door,  improvised weapon,  bilingualism,  high tech,  punched in the chest,  near death experience,  mind control,  faked death,  walkie talkie,  sociopath,  henchman,  subtitled scene,  bodyguard,  manipulation,  knocked out,  character's point of view camera shot,  fugitive,  attempted murder,  on the run,  van,  underwater scene,  double cross,  security guard,  truck,  subway,  mixed martial arts,  montage,  disguise,  ambush,  police car,  subjective camera,  decapitation,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  shotgun,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  fistfight,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  flashback,  fight

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Spy (2015)
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:kitchen,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:hostage
Story:telephone call,  man wearing a tuxedo,  private jet,  meat cleaver,  punched in the chest,  power outage,  presumed dead,  faked death,  revelation,  subtitled scene,  casino,  american abroad,  bodyguard,  knocked out,  race against time,  mission,  champagne,  double cross,  mixed martial arts,  mansion,  disguise,  ambush,  subjective camera,  handcuffs,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  arrest,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  airplane,  rescue,  motorcycle,  black comedy,  fistfight,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  fight,  flashback

Bandidas (2006) is one of the best movies like Now You See Me 2 (2016)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Western

Bandidas (2006)

In 1848, a New York bank wants to put a railroad across Mexico, so it buys up small banks around Santa Rita, Durango, and evicts farmers on the proposed rail line who owe money. The bank's henchman is the murderous Jackson. He runs afoul of two women, Maria, the tough but uneducated daughter of a farmer, and Sara, the European-educated daughter of the owner of one of these banks. To feed the now landless people and to seek revenge, Maria and Sara become bank robbers, veritable Robin Hoods. But Jackson and his hired guns are after them. What are the women's options? (Read More)

Themes:heist,  corruption,  anger,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  revenge
Locations:rooftop,  bar
Characters:thief
Story:escape attempt,  fight the system,  caper,  southern accent,  safe,  hatred,  near death experience,  social commentary,  henchman,  subtitled scene,  loss of father,  american abroad,  manipulation,  knocked out,  race against time,  umbrella,  attempted murder,  double cross,  map,  montage,  mansion,  disguise,  ambush,  handcuffs,  death of father,  held at gunpoint,  arrest,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shotgun,  black comedy,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  fight

Knight And Day (2010)
Action, Comedy, Romance

Knight And Day (2010)

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

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  kidnapping
Locations:tunnel,  laboratory,  rooftop,  kitchen,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:hostage
Story:fbi agent,  nunchucks,  macguffin,  desert eagle,  reverse footage,  presumed dead,  singing in a car,  american abroad,  knocked out,  fugitive,  fbi,  on the run,  news report,  double cross,  bridge,  mansion,  disguise,  ambush,  police car,  subjective camera,  handcuffs,  hand to hand combat,  sunglasses,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  arrest,  punched in the face,  airplane,  rescue,  shotgun,  motorcycle,  fistfight,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  martial arts,  photograph,  fight

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