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Ronin (1998)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller

Ronin (1998)

Ronin is the Japanese word used for Samurai without a master. In this case, the Ronin are outcast specialists of every kind, whose services are available to everyone - for money. Dierdre (undoubtedly from Ireland) hires several Ronin to form a team in order to retrieve an important suitcase from a man who is about to sell it to the Russians. After the mission has been completed successfully, the suitcase immediately gets switched by a member of the team who seems to work into his own pocket. The complex net of everyone tricking everyone begins to surface slowly, and deadly... (Read More)

Themes:heist,  terrorism,  deception,  betrayal,  christmas
Mood:suspense
Locations:france,  bar
Characters:american,  german,  french,  russian
Period:1990s
Story:american in paris,  irish woman,  irish terrorist,  paris france,  driving a car,  peugeot 406,  case,  female gunfighter,  eiffel tower paris,  irish accent,  irish republican army,  jeep cherokee,  american in europe,  speaking french,  cup of coffee,  weapon expert,  nice france,  automatic weapon,  female terrorist,  reckless driving,  american abroad,  terrorist group,  sniper rifle,  male vomiting,  blood on camera lens,  long blonde hair,  hit with a car door,  car chase,  exploding car,  street shootout,  tunnel chase scene,  car crash,  car accident,  foot chase,  disarming a person with a gun,  murder of an innocent person,  screenwriter credited under pseudonym,  posing as a married couple,  briefcase chained to wrist,  bullet ricochet,  cellular phone trace,  posing as husband and wife,  ice show,  removing a bullet,  sinn fein,  earphone,  arles,  ex kgb,  skating rink,  computer expert,  hero for hire,  miniature,  preparation,  citroen,  renault,  peugeot,  arms deal,  ronin,  church choir,  field trip,  recruiting,  luxury hotel,  seine river,  outnumbered,  audi,  paris,  screenplay adapted by author,  posing for a photograph,  planning,  ira,  convoy,  sleeping bag,  church bell,  abandoned warehouse,  main character shot,  spray paint,  merry go round,  gunfighter,  kiss on the lips,  rogue agent,  bmw,  carousel,  mercedes benz,  englishman,  tour guide,  volkswagen,  handcuffed,  macguffin,  scalpel,  escalator,  caper,  cia agent,  desert eagle,  bazooka,  assault rifle,  ice skating,  title appears in writing,  m 16,  gun battle,  impostor,  mechanic,  rocket launcher,  samurai,  honor,  irish,  beard,  shot in the stomach,  tourist,  jeep,  wound,  uzi,  traitor,  ak 47,  surgery,  pub,  mercenary,  automobile,  shot in the shoulder,  suitcase,  attempted murder,  shot in the forehead,  coffee,  van,  sniper,  double cross,  child in peril,  disarming someone,  assassination,  no opening credits,  driving,  map,  subway,  weapon,  throat slitting,  bridge,  woman,  terrorist,  shot in the back,  british,  handcuffs,  cafe,  held at gunpoint,  lie,  vomiting,  falling from height,  gunfight,  camera,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  blonde,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  car,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  cigarette smoking,  one word title,  murder,  gun,  death,  violence,  police,  blood,  kiss

From Paris With Love (2010)
Action, Crime, Thriller

From Paris With Love (2010)

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

Themes:terrorism,  deception,  betrayal
Locations:france
Characters:american
Story:paris france,  driving a car,  paris,  eiffel tower paris,  american abroad,  car chase,  exploding car,  car crash,  car accident,  foot chase,  cellular phone trace,  renault,  audi,  cia agent,  bazooka,  rocket launcher,  uzi,  automobile,  shot in the shoulder,  shot in the forehead,  double cross,  disarming someone,  driving,  weapon,  bridge,  woman,  terrorist,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  camera,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  car,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  chase,  explosion,  police,  death,  murder,  violence,  blood

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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:terrorism,  deception,  betrayal
Mood:suspense
Characters:german,  russian
Story:american abroad,  sniper rifle,  hit with a car door,  car chase,  exploding car,  street shootout,  car crash,  car accident,  foot chase,  abandoned warehouse,  macguffin,  cia agent,  assault rifle,  beard,  mercenary,  shot in the shoulder,  attempted murder,  shot in the forehead,  van,  sniper,  double cross,  child in peril,  disarming someone,  no opening credits,  subway,  bridge,  terrorist,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  cafe,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  cigarette smoking,  one word title,  violence,  police,  death,  murder,  blood

American Assassin (2017)
Action, Thriller

American Assassin (2017)

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

Themes:terrorism,  deception,  betrayal
Mood:suspense
Locations:bar
Characters:american,  russian
Story:american abroad,  terrorist group,  sniper rifle,  blood on camera lens,  terrorist,  car chase,  exploding car,  street shootout,  car crash,  car accident,  foot chase,  rogue agent,  cia agent,  assault rifle,  gun battle,  beard,  tourist,  traitor,  uzi,  ak 47,  mercenary,  shot in the shoulder,  attempted murder,  shot in the forehead,  van,  sniper,  double cross,  disarming someone,  no opening credits,  map,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  cafe,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  car,  shot to death,  neo noir,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  cigarette smoking,  blood,  murder,  death,  violence

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) is one of the best movies like Ronin (1998)
Action, Crime, Thriller

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Themes:deception,  betrayal
Mood:suspense
Locations:bar
Characters:russian
Story:american abroad,  sniper rifle,  blood on camera lens,  car chase,  car crash,  car accident,  foot chase,  rocket launcher,  honor,  beard,  shot in the shoulder,  suitcase,  attempted murder,  shot in the forehead,  sniper,  double cross,  disarming someone,  assassination,  no opening credits,  subway,  throat slitting,  shot in the back,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  cigarette smoking,  blood,  death,  gun,  violence,  murder

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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. This is why Atomic Blonde (2017) is one of the best movies like Ronin (1998). (Read More)

Themes:deception,  betrayal
Mood:suspense
Locations:bar
Characters:german,  russian
Story:paris france,  american abroad,  sniper rifle,  blood on camera lens,  car chase,  exploding car,  car crash,  car accident,  foot chase,  abandoned warehouse,  rogue agent,  macguffin,  cia agent,  assault rifle,  beard,  wound,  traitor,  attempted murder,  shot in the forehead,  van,  sniper,  double cross,  disarming someone,  throat slitting,  bridge,  woman,  shot in the back,  british,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  gunfight,  camera,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  blonde,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  shootout,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  cigarette smoking,  murder,  blood,  police,  gun,  violence,  death

Takers (2010)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Takers (2010)

A seasoned team of bank robbers, including Gordon Jennings (Idris Elba), John Rahway (Paul Walker), A.J. (Hayden Christensen), and brothers Jake (Michael Ealy) and Jesse (Chris Brown) Attica successfully complete their latest heist and lead a life of luxury while planning their next job. When Ghost (Tip T.I. Harris), a former member of their team, is released from prison he convinces the group to strike an armored car carrying $20 million. As the "takers" carefully plot their strategy and draw nearer to exacting the grand heist, a reckless police officer (Matt Dillon) inches closer to apprehending the criminals. (Read More)

Themes:heist,  deception,  betrayal
Mood:suspense
Locations:bar
Characters:russian
Story:sniper rifle,  car chase,  street shootout,  car crash,  foot chase,  planning,  main character shot,  desert eagle,  m 16,  shot in the stomach,  ak 47,  shot in the shoulder,  shot in the forehead,  sniper,  double cross,  no opening credits,  map,  subway,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  car,  shot to death,  neo noir,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  cigarette smoking,  one word title,  murder,  violence,  blood,  police,  death

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:terrorism,  deception,  betrayal
Locations:bar
Characters:russian
Story:american abroad,  sniper rifle,  car chase,  exploding car,  car crash,  car accident,  foot chase,  recruiting,  abandoned warehouse,  rogue agent,  macguffin,  caper,  cia agent,  gun battle,  beard,  uzi,  ak 47,  mercenary,  attempted murder,  shot in the forehead,  van,  sniper,  double cross,  disarming someone,  map,  weapon,  bridge,  shot in the back,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  murder,  violence,  death

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Brick Mansions (2014) is one of the best movies like Ronin (1998)
Action, Crime, Sci-fi, Thriller

Brick Mansions (2014)

Themes:deception,  betrayal
Story:female gunfighter,  sniper rifle,  car chase,  street shootout,  car crash,  car accident,  foot chase,  abandoned warehouse,  desert eagle,  uzi,  ak 47,  mercenary,  sniper,  disarming someone,  no opening credits,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  machine gun,  neo noir,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  cigarette smoking,  death,  violence,  murder,  police

Knight And Day (2010)
Action, Comedy, Romance

Knight And Day (2010)

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

Themes:deception
Locations:bar
Characters:german
Story:american abroad,  car chase,  exploding car,  tunnel chase scene,  car crash,  car accident,  foot chase,  cellular phone trace,  abandoned warehouse,  rogue agent,  macguffin,  cia agent,  desert eagle,  mechanic,  uzi,  mercenary,  double cross,  disarming someone,  bridge,  woman,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  kiss,  blood,  murder,  violence,  death

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

Red 2 (2013)

Retired CIA agent Frank Moses is in love with Sarah Ross and enjoying their normal life. Out of the blue, Marvin Boggs meets Frank in the supermarket and tells that Wikileaks has released the information that they had participated and know the whereabouts of the Nightshade, a portable nuclear weapon that was smuggled in pieces and hidden in Russia. Now the top agents in the world are under contract to seek them out to discover where Nightshade is. The trio travels to Paris and teams-up with the Russian Katja to track down the former Russian Agent 'The Frog' to get more information about the operation. They learn that the brilliant inventor Dr. Edward Bailey might know where the weapon is. They discover that Bailey has been interned in an asylum in London by the MI-6 for thirty-two years and the British Victoria joins the team. They rescue Bailey and find that the nuclear device is hidden in the Kremlin. Soon the dangerous South Korean Han joins the group expecting to retrieve the weapon. But dangerous killer Jack Horton is hunting Frank down and will not stop until he recovers the nuclear bomb. This is why Red 2 (2013) is one of the best movies like Ronin (1998). (Read More)

Themes:terrorism,  deception,  betrayal
Locations:bar
Characters:russian
Story:paris france,  eiffel tower paris,  american abroad,  terrorist group,  sniper rifle,  car chase,  exploding car,  car crash,  car accident,  foot chase,  paris,  rogue agent,  cia agent,  uzi,  ak 47,  shot in the shoulder,  sniper,  double cross,  weapon,  bridge,  terrorist,  shot in the back,  british,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  explosion,  death,  gun,  violence,  murder

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Passenger 57 (1992)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Passenger 57 (1992)

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

Themes:terrorism,  deception,  betrayal,  christmas
Mood:suspense
Period:1990s
Story:terrorist group,  sniper rifle,  terrorist,  exploding car,  car accident,  foot chase,  carousel,  englishman,  scalpel,  m 16,  uzi,  shot in the forehead,  van,  sniper,  double cross,  child in peril,  disarming someone,  throat slitting,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  murder,  death,  violence,  police,  blood,  gun

The Fate Of The Furious (2017) is one of the best movies like Ronin (1998)
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:betrayal,  terrorism,  deception
Locations:bar
Characters:russian
Story:woman,  female terrorist,  american abroad,  terrorist group,  sniper rifle,  hit with a car door,  car chase,  exploding car,  car crash,  car accident,  foot chase,  desert eagle,  rocket launcher,  beard,  ak 47,  mercenary,  suitcase,  attempted murder,  van,  sniper,  double cross,  child in peril,  disarming someone,  map,  terrorist,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  death,  blood,  murder,  kiss,  violence

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

3 Days To Kill (2014)

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

Themes:deception,  christmas
Locations:bar
Story:paris france,  eiffel tower paris,  american abroad,  terrorist,  car chase,  exploding car,  car crash,  car accident,  foot chase,  paris,  merry go round,  cia agent,  rocket launcher,  uzi,  suitcase,  shot in the forehead,  subway,  woman,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  cafe,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  shot to death,  neo noir,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  violence,  blood,  death,  murder

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Snitch (2013)
Action, Drama, Thriller

Snitch (2013)

Construction company owner John Matthews learns that his estranged son, Jason, has been arrested for drug trafficking. Facing an unjust prison sentence for a first time offender courtesy of mandatory minimum sentence laws, Jason has nothing to offer for leniency in good conscience. Desperately, John convinces the DEA and the opportunistic DA Joanne Keeghan to let him go undercover to help make arrests big enough to free his son in return. With the unwitting help of an ex-con employee, John enters the narcotics underworld where every move could be his last in an operation that will demand all his resources, wits and courage to survive. (Read More)

Themes:deception
Story:automatic weapon,  sniper rifle,  car chase,  exploding car,  car crash,  car accident,  foot chase,  handcuffed,  uzi,  ak 47,  attempted murder,  sniper,  double cross,  driving,  weapon,  woman,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  title spoken by character,  cigarette smoking,  one word title,  murder,  death,  violence,  blood

Assault On Precinct 13 (2005)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Assault On Precinct 13 (2005)

On New Year's Eve, inside a police station that's about to be closed for good, officer Jake Roenick must cobble together a force made up cops and criminals to save themselves from a mob looking to kill mobster Marion Bishop. This is why Assault On Precinct 13 (2005) is one of the best movies like Ronin (1998). (Read More)

Themes:deception
Mood:suspense
Story:female gunfighter,  long blonde hair,  car accident,  foot chase,  main character shot,  shot in the stomach,  shot in the shoulder,  attempted murder,  shot in the forehead,  sniper,  no opening credits,  weapon,  woman,  shot in the back,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  shot in the head,  blonde,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  cigarette smoking,  death,  police,  violence,  kiss,  blood,  murder

'71 (2014) is one of the best movies like Ronin (1998)
Action, Drama, Thriller, War

'71 (2014)

A young British soldier is accidentally abandoned by his unit following a terrifying riot on the streets of Belfast in 1971. Unable to tell friend from foe, the raw recruit must survive the night alone and find his way to safety through a disorienting, alien and deadly landscape.

Themes:terrorism
Mood:suspense
Story:irish republican army,  terrorist group,  street shootout,  foot chase,  ira,  assault rifle,  wound,  pub,  attempted murder,  no opening credits,  map,  shot in the back,  british,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  shootout,  pistol,  chase,  explosion,  cigarette smoking,  one word title,  murder,  violence,  police,  blood,  death

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Lone Survivor (2013)
Action, Biography, Drama, Thriller, War

Lone Survivor (2013)

Marcus Luttrell, a Navy Seal, and his team set out on a mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shah, in late June 2005. After running into mountain herders and capturing them, they were left with no choice but to follow their rules of engagement or be imprisoned. Now Marcus and his team are left to fight for their lives in one of the most valiant efforts of modern warfare. (Read More)

Themes:terrorism,  deception
Story:american abroad,  exploding car,  foot chase,  outnumbered,  desert eagle,  assault rifle,  rocket launcher,  honor,  beard,  shot in the stomach,  wound,  ak 47,  shot in the shoulder,  attempted murder,  shot in the forehead,  sniper,  child in peril,  map,  terrorist,  shot in the back,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  gunfight,  camera,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  blood,  death,  murder,  violence

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:deception,  betrayal
Locations:bar
Characters:russian
Story:paris france,  eiffel tower paris,  american abroad,  car chase,  car crash,  car accident,  foot chase,  rogue agent,  cia agent,  assault rifle,  tourist,  shot in the shoulder,  shot in the forehead,  double cross,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  vomiting,  falling from height,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  cigarette smoking,  one word title,  blood,  death,  violence,  murder

13 Hours (2016)
Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War

13 Hours (2016)

Libya, 2012. At an unofficial CIA base in Benghazi a group of ex-military contractors are providing security. In the aftermath of Gaddafi's downfall a power vacuum exists and the climate is volatile. Military weapons are freely available. The US Ambassador to Libya, Chris Stevens, makes a visit to the area, staying in a compound near the CIA base. On the night of 11 September, 2012, the Ambassador's compound is attacked by hordes of heavily armed locals. The only forces willing and able to defend it are six CIA contractors. (Read More)

Themes:deception,  betrayal
Mood:suspense
Story:american abroad,  sniper rifle,  hit with a car door,  car chase,  exploding car,  street shootout,  car crash,  car accident,  foot chase,  convoy,  cia agent,  bazooka,  assault rifle,  rocket launcher,  honor,  beard,  ak 47,  mercenary,  shot in the shoulder,  shot in the forehead,  van,  no opening credits,  map,  shot in the back,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  camera,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  murder,  violence,  death,  blood

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Killer Elite (2011) is one of the best movies like Ronin (1998)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Killer Elite (2011)

Loosely based on a true story, Killer Elite pits two of the worlds' most elite operatives - Danny, a ruthless killer-for-hire ('Jason Statham' (qv)) and Hunter, his longtime mentor ('Robert De Niro' (qv)) - against the cunning leader of a secret society of former Special Air Service operatives('Clive Owen'). Covering the globe from Australia to Paris, London and the Middle East, Danny and Hunter are plunged into a highly dangerous game of revenge and deception - where things are not always what they appear to be. This is why Killer Elite (2011) is one of the best movies like Ronin (1998). (Read More)

Themes:deception
Story:paris france,  eiffel tower paris,  car chase,  exploding car,  tunnel chase scene,  car crash,  foot chase,  paris,  desert eagle,  assault rifle,  m 16,  pub,  mercenary,  shot in the shoulder,  shot in the forehead,  assassination,  subway,  shot in the back,  held at gunpoint,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  cigarette smoking,  violence,  blood,  murder,  death

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

Hardcore Henry (2015)

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

Themes:terrorism,  deception,  betrayal
Mood:suspense
Locations:bar
Characters:russian
Story:terrorist group,  sniper rifle,  blood on camera lens,  car chase,  exploding car,  street shootout,  car crash,  car accident,  foot chase,  escalator,  bazooka,  gun battle,  rocket launcher,  uzi,  ak 47,  mercenary,  shot in the shoulder,  attempted murder,  shot in the forehead,  van,  sniper,  double cross,  disarming someone,  subway,  throat slitting,  terrorist,  shot in the back,  british,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  cigarette smoking,  blood,  police,  murder,  death,  violence,  gun

Rush Hour 3 (2007)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Rush Hour 3 (2007)

After an attempted assassination on Ambassador Han, Inspector Lee and Detective Carter are back in action as they head to Paris to protect a French woman with knowledge of the Triads' secret leaders. Lee also holds secret meetings with a United Nations authority, but his personal struggles with a Chinese criminal mastermind named Kenji, which reveals that it's Lee's long-lost...brother. But their race will take them across the city, from the depths of the Paris underground to the breathtaking heights of the Eiffel Tower, as they fight to outrun the world's most deadly criminals and save the day. (Read More)

Locations:france,  bar
Characters:american,  french
Story:paris france,  eiffel tower paris,  american abroad,  sniper rifle,  car chase,  exploding car,  car crash,  foot chase,  paris,  desert eagle,  uzi,  ak 47,  sniper,  disarming someone,  assassination,  woman,  shot in the back,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shootout,  pistol,  chase,  murder,  police,  death,  violence,  blood

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Patriot Games (1992)
Action, Thriller

Patriot Games (1992)

Former CIA analyst, Jack Ryan is in England with his family on vacation when he suddenly witnesses an explosion outside Buckingham Palace. It is revealed that some people are trying to abduct a member of the Royal Family but Jack intervenes, killing one of them and capturing the other, and stops the plan in its tracks. Afterwards, he learns that they're Irish revolutionaries and the two men are brothers. During his court hearing the one that's still alive vows to get back at Jack but is sentenced and that seems to be the end of it. However, whilst the man is being transported, he is broken out. Jack learns of this but doesn't think there's anything to worry about. But, when he is at the Naval Academy someone tries to kill him. He learns that they are also going after his family and so he rushes to find them, safe but having also been the victims of a failed assassination. That's when Jack decides to rejoin the CIA, and they try to find the man before he makes another attempt. (Read More)

Themes:terrorism,  betrayal
Mood:suspense
Period:1990s
Story:ira,  assassination,  terrorist,  irish republican army,  american abroad,  terrorist group,  sniper rifle,  car chase,  exploding car,  street shootout,  car crash,  car accident,  foot chase,  cia agent,  irish,  traitor,  uzi,  ak 47,  pub,  shot in the shoulder,  attempted murder,  sniper,  double cross,  child in peril,  disarming someone,  weapon,  handcuffs,  gunfight,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  chase,  explosion,  blood,  kiss,  murder,  police,  violence,  death

Ride Along (2014) is one of the best movies like Ronin (1998)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance

Ride Along (2014)

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

Themes:deception,  betrayal
Story:car chase,  exploding car,  street shootout,  car crash,  car accident,  foot chase,  abandoned warehouse,  desert eagle,  assault rifle,  impostor,  ak 47,  pub,  shot in the shoulder,  double cross,  disarming someone,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  death,  police,  blood,  murder,  violence

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. This is why Survivor (2015) is one of the best movies like Ronin (1998). (Read More)

Themes:terrorism,  deception,  betrayal,  christmas
Mood:suspense
Characters:american
Story:american abroad,  terrorist group,  sniper rifle,  exploding car,  foot chase,  impostor,  rocket launcher,  ak 47,  attempted murder,  sniper,  no opening credits,  subway,  terrorist,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  machine gun,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  one word title,  murder,  police,  death,  violence

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Xxx (2002)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

Xxx (2002)

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

Themes:terrorism
Mood:suspense
Characters:american,  russian
Story:female gunfighter,  american abroad,  terrorist group,  sniper rifle,  car chase,  exploding car,  car accident,  title appears in writing,  rocket launcher,  honor,  ak 47,  mercenary,  sniper,  no opening credits,  bridge,  terrorist,  shot in the back,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  gunfight,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  car,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  chase,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  cigarette smoking,  one word title,  police,  kiss,  death,  murder,  blood,  gun

The Last Boy Scout (1991)
Action, Thriller

The Last Boy Scout (1991)

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

Themes:deception,  betrayal
Mood:suspense
Locations:bar
Period:1990s
Story:case,  sniper rifle,  car chase,  exploding car,  street shootout,  car crash,  car accident,  assault rifle,  title appears in writing,  m 16,  gun battle,  shot in the shoulder,  shot in the forehead,  sniper,  double cross,  child in peril,  disarming someone,  shot in the back,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  gunfight,  camera,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  car,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  shootout,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  cigarette smoking,  gun,  murder,  blood,  death,  police,  violence

Grimsby (2016) is one of the best movies like Ronin (1998)
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:terrorism,  deception,  betrayal
Locations:bar
Story:terrorist group,  sniper rifle,  car chase,  exploding car,  street shootout,  car crash,  car accident,  foot chase,  desert eagle,  bazooka,  assault rifle,  impostor,  rocket launcher,  ak 47,  pub,  mercenary,  shot in the shoulder,  shot in the forehead,  sniper,  double cross,  child in peril,  disarming someone,  map,  bridge,  terrorist,  shot in the back,  british,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  gunfight,  camera,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  cigarette smoking,  one word title,  violence,  murder,  death,  police,  blood

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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:terrorism,  deception,  betrayal
Story:american abroad,  terrorist group,  sniper rifle,  exploding car,  foot chase,  outnumbered,  assault rifle,  impostor,  rocket launcher,  traitor,  uzi,  ak 47,  mercenary,  sniper,  double cross,  no opening credits,  bridge,  terrorist,  shot in the back,  british,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  blood,  death,  violence,  murder

Baby Driver (2017)
Action, Crime, Music, Thriller

Baby Driver (2017)

Baby is a young and partially hearing impaired getaway driver who can make any wild move while in motion with the right track playing. It's a critical talent he needs to survive his indentured servitude to the crime boss, Doc, who values his role in his meticulously planned robberies. However, just when Baby thinks he is finally free and clear to have his own life with his new girlfriend, Deborah, Doc coerces him back for another job. Now saddled with a crew of thugs too violently unstable to keep to Doc's plans, Baby finds himself and everything he cares for in terrible danger. To survive and escape the coming maelstrom, it will take all of Baby's skill, wits and daring, but even on the best track, can he make it when life is forcing him to face the music? This is why Baby Driver (2017) is one of the best movies like Ronin (1998). (Read More)

Themes:heist,  deception,  betrayal
Story:driving a car,  reckless driving,  car chase,  exploding car,  street shootout,  car crash,  car accident,  foot chase,  abandoned warehouse,  caper,  uzi,  ak 47,  shot in the shoulder,  attempted murder,  shot in the forehead,  coffee,  van,  disarming someone,  driving,  map,  bridge,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  cafe,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  gunfight,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  car,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  cigarette smoking,  kiss,  death,  police,  blood,  murder,  gun,  violence

Kiss Of The Dragon (2001)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Kiss Of The Dragon (2001)

Liu Jian, a police officer from China, comes to Paris to help the vice squad apprehend a Chinese drug lord and his unknown French connection. The French connection is Richard, the head of the vice squad, who intends to kill the drug lord then frame Jian. Jian ducks a bullet and escapes with a tape of what really happened. By chance, Jian turns to Jessica - a US farm girl who is one of Richard's hookers - for help. She has her own problems, including the fact that Richard has her daughter locked in an orphanage to keep Jessica on the streets and silent about his activities. Can Jian protect Jessica, rescue her daughter, and give Richard the kiss of the dragon? (Read More)

Mood:suspense
Locations:bar
Characters:french
Story:paris france,  eiffel tower paris,  car chase,  foot chase,  seine river,  paris,  gun battle,  shot in the shoulder,  shot in the forehead,  child in peril,  subway,  shot in the back,  held at gunpoint,  vomiting,  camera,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  chase,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  kiss,  death,  murder,  police,  violence,  blood,  gun

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The Transporter Refueled (2015) is one of the best movies like Ronin (1998)
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,  deception,  betrayal
Locations:france,  bar
Characters:russian
Period:1990s
Story:mercenary,  american abroad,  hit with a car door,  car chase,  exploding car,  car crash,  car accident,  foot chase,  removing a bullet,  caper,  honor,  ak 47,  shot in the forehead,  double cross,  disarming someone,  driving,  shot in the back,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  car,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  death,  murder,  violence,  police

Body Of Lies (2008)
Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War

Body Of Lies (2008)

Roger Ferris is a CIA operative in the Middle East; Ed Hoffman is his control at Langley. Cynicism is everywhere. In Amman, Roger works with Hani Salaam, Jordan's head of security, whose only dictum is "Don't lie to me." The Americans are in pursuit of a cleric who leads a group placing bombs all over Europe. When Hani rebukes Ed's demand that Jordan allow the Americans to use one of Jordan's double agents, Roger and Ed hatch a plan to bring the cleric to them. The plan is complicated by its being a secret from Hani and by Roger's attraction to a local nurse. Satellites and cell phones, bodies and lies: modern warfare. (Read More)

Themes:terrorism,  deception,  betrayal
Story:driving a car,  american abroad,  car chase,  exploding car,  car crash,  foot chase,  bmw,  mercedes benz,  cia agent,  bazooka,  jeep,  wound,  surgery,  automobile,  van,  no opening credits,  driving,  weapon,  woman,  terrorist,  shot in the back,  cafe,  held at gunpoint,  lie,  camera,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  car,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  cigarette smoking,  blood,  death,  gun,  violence,  murder

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

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)

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

Themes:terrorism,  deception,  betrayal
Locations:bar
Story:driving a car,  american abroad,  car chase,  exploding car,  street shootout,  car crash,  car accident,  rogue agent,  tour guide,  desert eagle,  bazooka,  assault rifle,  rocket launcher,  traitor,  mercenary,  shot in the shoulder,  suitcase,  attempted murder,  shot in the forehead,  double cross,  disarming someone,  no opening credits,  map,  shot in the back,  british,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  car,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  cigarette smoking,  violence,  murder,  death,  gun,  blood

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The Way Of The Gun (2000)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Way Of The Gun (2000)

Two petty if violent criminals kidnap a girl being paid $1m to be a surrogate mother. As the baby is for a gangster the pair's demand for money sees several henchmen and assorted other ruthless characters head after them to Mexico. Bullets rather than talking are always going to settle this one. This is why The Way Of The Gun (2000) is one of the best movies like Ronin (1998). (Read More)

Themes:deception,  betrayal
Mood:suspense
Locations:bar
Story:female gunfighter,  sniper rifle,  car chase,  car crash,  desert eagle,  shot in the stomach,  ak 47,  shot in the shoulder,  attempted murder,  coffee,  sniper,  double cross,  disarming someone,  shot in the back,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  cigarette smoking,  violence,  blood,  gun,  murder,  death

The November Man (2014) is one of the best movies like Ronin (1998)
Action, Crime, Thriller

The November Man (2014)

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

Themes:deception
Locations:bar
Characters:russian
Story:cia agent,  american abroad,  sniper rifle,  car chase,  exploding car,  car crash,  car accident,  foot chase,  rogue agent,  ak 47,  shot in the forehead,  sniper,  double cross,  child in peril,  assassination,  no opening credits,  throat slitting,  woman,  shot in the back,  cafe,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  title spoken by character,  murder,  death,  violence,  blood

Red Dawn (2012)
Action, Thriller

Red Dawn (2012)

The city of Spokane, Washington is awakened by a North Korean paratrooper invasion. Marine Corps veteran Jed Eckert and his civilian brother, Matt, escape with a group of friends to an isolated cabin in the woods, where they witness the execution of their father at the hands of the ruthless Captain Cho. The brothers unite with their friends to form a guerrilla resistance group--the Wolverines--to drive the invaders from their home. (Read More)

Themes:terrorism,  deception,  betrayal
Locations:bar
Characters:russian
Story:female gunfighter,  sniper rifle,  car chase,  exploding car,  street shootout,  car crash,  car accident,  assault rifle,  rocket launcher,  uzi,  ak 47,  mercenary,  sniper,  double cross,  child in peril,  disarming someone,  shot in the back,  held at gunpoint,  vomiting,  gunfight,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  explosion,  murder,  death,  violence

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

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

Themes:deception,  betrayal
Mood:suspense
Locations:bar
Story:car chase,  exploding car,  car crash,  car accident,  foot chase,  abandoned warehouse,  carousel,  bazooka,  impostor,  rocket launcher,  shot in the stomach,  ak 47,  attempted murder,  shot in the forehead,  coffee,  double cross,  no opening credits,  cafe,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  gunfight,  camera,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  neo noir,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  cigarette smoking,  murder,  blood,  police,  death,  violence,  kiss,  gun

Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
Action, Thriller

Olympus Has Fallen (2013)

When the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus") is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential Secret Service Agent Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As our national security team scrambles to respond, they are forced to rely on Banning's inside knowledge to help retake the White House, save the President and avert an even bigger disaster. (Read More)

Themes:terrorism,  deception,  betrayal,  christmas
Story:terrorist,  automatic weapon,  terrorist group,  sniper rifle,  exploding car,  street shootout,  car crash,  car accident,  foot chase,  murder of an innocent person,  rogue agent,  bazooka,  assault rifle,  m 16,  rocket launcher,  shot in the stomach,  uzi,  traitor,  ak 47,  mercenary,  shot in the shoulder,  shot in the forehead,  sniper,  child in peril,  weapon,  throat slitting,  bridge,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  car,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  chase,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  cigarette smoking,  death,  blood,  murder,  violence

Point Break (2015) is one of the best movies like Ronin (1998)
Action, Crime, Sport, Thriller

Point Break (2015)

A young FBI agent infiltrates an extraordinary team of extreme sports athletes he suspects of masterminding a string of unprecedented, sophisticated corporate heists. Deep undercover, and with his life in danger, he strives to prove these athletes are the architects of the mind-boggling crimes that are devastating the world's financial markets. This is why Point Break (2015) is one of the best movies like Ronin (1998). (Read More)

Themes:heist
Locations:france
Story:paris france,  eiffel tower paris,  american abroad,  car chase,  car crash,  car accident,  foot chase,  assault rifle,  honor,  uzi,  shot in the forehead,  no opening credits,  map,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  shot to death,  neo noir,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  cigarette smoking,  death,  police,  murder

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The Devil's Own (1997)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Devil's Own (1997)

A thriller about an IRA gunman who draws an American family into the crossfire of terrorism. Frankie McGuire is one of the IRA's deadliest assassins. But when he is sent to the U.S. to buy weapons, Frankie is housed with the family of Tom O'Meara, a New York cop who knows nothing about Frankie's real identity. Their surprising friendship, and Tom's growing suspicions, force Frankie to choose between the promise of peace or a lifetime of murder. (Read More)

Themes:terrorism,  betrayal
Locations:bar
Characters:american
Period:1990s
Story:ira,  irish republican army,  terrorist group,  street shootout,  foot chase,  main character shot,  irish,  uzi,  terrorist,  shot in the back,  gunfight,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  shootout,  explosion,  murder,  violence,  blood,  gun,  police,  death

The Tourist (2010)
Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller

The Tourist (2010)

Elise (Angelina Jolie) sits next to an American tourist, Frank (Johnny Depp), on a train going to Venice. She has chosen him as a decoy, making believe that he is her lover who is wanted by police. Not only will they need to evade the police, but also the mobster whose money her lover stole.

Themes:deception
Characters:american,  french,  russian
Story:paris france,  tourist,  automatic weapon,  american abroad,  sniper rifle,  foot chase,  luxury hotel,  macguffin,  sniper,  double cross,  no opening credits,  subway,  woman,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  cafe,  held at gunpoint,  camera,  cell phone,  pistol,  explosion,  cigarette smoking,  death,  police,  kiss,  murder

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. (Read More)

Themes:terrorism,  deception
Mood:suspense
Locations:bar
Story:sniper rifle,  car chase,  exploding car,  street shootout,  car crash,  car accident,  gun battle,  surgery,  van,  sniper,  double cross,  disarming someone,  no opening credits,  terrorist,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  cigarette smoking,  gun,  police,  violence,  death,  blood,  murder

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2 Guns (2013) is one of the best movies like Ronin (1998)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

2 Guns (2013)

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

Themes:heist,  deception,  betrayal
Story:automatic weapon,  sniper rifle,  car chase,  exploding car,  car crash,  car accident,  foot chase,  audi,  outnumbered,  macguffin,  cia agent,  rocket launcher,  uzi,  traitor,  ak 47,  shot in the shoulder,  attempted murder,  shot in the forehead,  sniper,  double cross,  no opening credits,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  chase,  explosion,  cigarette smoking,  death,  police,  murder,  violence,  blood

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

London Has Fallen (2016)

After the British Prime Minister has passed away under mysterious circumstances, all leaders of the Western world must attend his funeral. But what starts out as the most protected event on earth, turns into a deadly plot to kill the world's most powerful leaders and unleash a terrifying vision of the future. The President of the United States, his formidable secret service head and a British MI-6 agent who trusts no one are the only people that have any hope of stopping it. This is why London Has Fallen (2016) is one of the best movies like Ronin (1998). (Read More)

Themes:terrorism,  deception,  betrayal
Characters:american,  german
Story:american abroad,  terrorist group,  sniper rifle,  car chase,  british,  exploding car,  street shootout,  car crash,  preparation,  rogue agent,  assault rifle,  rocket launcher,  traitor,  ak 47,  surgery,  mercenary,  shot in the shoulder,  shot in the forehead,  sniper,  disarming someone,  assassination,  map,  subway,  throat slitting,  terrorist,  shot in the back,  held at gunpoint,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  explosion,  police,  murder,  violence,  death

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,  betrayal
Locations:bar
Period:1990s
Story:car chase,  exploding car,  car crash,  car accident,  planning,  rogue agent,  macguffin,  cia agent,  desert eagle,  impostor,  traitor,  ak 47,  mercenary,  coffee,  van,  double cross,  disarming someone,  no opening credits,  bridge,  terrorist,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  blood,  death,  murder,  kiss,  violence

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Chaos (2005)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Chaos (2005)

In Seattle, detective Quentin Conners is unfairly suspended and his partner Jason York leaves the police force after a tragic shooting on Pearl Street Bridge, when the hostage and the criminal die. During a bank heist with a hostage situation, Conners is assigned in charge of the operation with the rookie Shane Dekker as his partner. The thieves, lead by Lorenz, apparently do not steal a penny from the bank. While chasing the gangsters, the police team disclose that they planted a virus in the system, stealing one billion dollars from the different accounts, using the principle of the Chaos Theory. Further, they find that Lorenz is killing his accomplices. (Read More)

Themes:heist
Mood:suspense
Story:sniper rifle,  car chase,  exploding car,  street shootout,  car crash,  car accident,  foot chase,  uzi,  ak 47,  automobile,  van,  sniper,  weapon,  bridge,  shot in the back,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  car,  shot to death,  neo noir,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  one word title,  police,  death,  murder,  blood,  violence,  kiss

Fury (2014) is one of the best movies like Ronin (1998)
Action, Drama, War

Fury (2014)

1945, in World War II Germany, the tough Sergeant Don 'Wardaddy' Collier commands a tank and survives a German attack with his veteran crew composed of Boyd 'Bible' Swan, Trini 'Gordo' Garcia and Grady 'Coon-Ass' Travis. He receives a rookie soldier Norman Ellison as the substitute for his deceased gunner and he tries to harden the youth along the way. (Read More)

Characters:german
Story:automatic weapon,  american abroad,  exploding car,  street shootout,  outnumbered,  main character shot,  bazooka,  title appears in writing,  gun battle,  shot in the shoulder,  shot in the forehead,  sniper,  no opening credits,  map,  woman,  shot in the back,  held at gunpoint,  vomiting,  gunfight,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  cigarette smoking,  one word title,  murder,  blood,  violence,  death

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

Predators (2010)

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

Themes:deception,  betrayal
Mood:suspense
Characters:russian
Story:sniper rifle,  foot chase,  scalpel,  uzi,  ak 47,  mercenary,  shot in the shoulder,  sniper,  double cross,  no opening credits,  shot in the back,  held at gunpoint,  vomiting,  falling from height,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  one word title,  violence,  death,  blood,  murder

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