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The Equalizer (2014)
Action, Crime, Thriller

The Equalizer (2014)

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

Themes:surveillance, sadism, brutality, corruption, robbery, deception, torture, money
Mood:suspense, gore
Locations:restaurant, bar, hospital
Characters:pimp, russian, hitman, warrior, hostage, detective, prostitute
Story:vigilante justice, russian mafia, booby trap, gas station, fbi agent, armed robbery, police corruption, teenage prostitute, police detective, money laundering, bar fight, threatened with a knife, foot chase, hit with a book, hit with a fire extinguisher, hit on the head with a fire extinguisher, oligarch, re boot, reflection in eye, stabbed through the chin

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

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Themes:brutality, deception
Mood:suspense, gore
Locations:restaurant, bar
Characters:russian, hitman, warrior
Story:russian mafia, threatened with a knife, foot chase, shot in the throat, man kills a woman, shot in the neck, final showdown, loner, stabbed in the head, stabbed in the neck, stabbed in the throat, assassination attempt, warehouse, henchman, subtitled scene, arson, silencer, neck breaking, shot in the shoulder, long take

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

Brick Mansions (2014)

Themes:surveillance, sadism, corruption, deception, torture
Locations:restaurant
Characters:warrior, hostage, detective
Story:police detective, threatened with a knife, foot chase, social decay, ex soldier, wristwatch, security camera, uzi, ak 47, henchman, silencer, die hard scenario, kicked in the face, beaten to death, organized crime, one against many, home invasion, one man army, disarming someone, no opening credits

Blood Father (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Blood Father (2016)

Themes:surveillance, brutality, deception, money
Mood:suspense
Locations:bar
Characters:hitman, warrior, hostage
Story:booby trap, man slaps a woman, shot in the throat, sawed off shotgun, shot in the neck, final showdown, assault rifle, assassination attempt, sociopath, ak 47, henchman, exploding body, trap, threat, shot in the shoulder, character's point of view camera shot, product placement, beaten to death, organized crime, shot in the forehead

American Assassin (2017) is one of the best movies like The Equalizer (2014)
Action, Thriller

American Assassin (2017)

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

Themes:surveillance, sadism, brutality, deception, torture, money
Mood:suspense, gore
Locations:restaurant, bar, hospital
Characters:russian, warrior, hostage
Story:vigilante justice, threatened with a knife, foot chase, camera phone, man kills a woman, no title at beginning, final showdown, vigilantism, close up of eyes, title at the end, e mail, assault rifle, stabbed in the throat, wristwatch, assassination attempt, sociopath, uzi, ak 47, henchman, subtitled scene

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. This is why Criminal (2016) is one of the best movies like The Equalizer (2014). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, brutality, robbery, deception, torture, money
Mood:suspense
Locations:restaurant
Characters:russian, warrior, hostage
Story:foot chase, flash drive, improvised weapon, submachine gun, man kills a woman, pharmacy, assault rifle, stabbed in the throat, wristwatch, security camera, assassination attempt, sociopath, burned alive, subtitled scene, arson, laptop, shot in the shoulder, character's point of view camera shot, product placement, beaten to death

Machete Kills (2013)
Action, Crime, Sci-fi, Thriller

Machete Kills (2013)

During an operation of a Mexican Cartel, Machete Cortez and Sartana Rivera intercept the criminals alone, but another group arrives and a masked man kills Sartana. Machete is arrested, accused of killing his beloved Sartana and Sheriff Doakes hangs Machete. But the President of the USA Rathcock pardons and recruits Machete to kill the revolutionary Marcos Mendez that has threatened the USA with a missile with a bomb. Machete goes to San Antonio to meet the Miss San Antonio Blanca Vasquez that will be the liaison between Machete and President Rathcock. Then Machete goes to the brothel of Madame Desdemona to seek out the prostitute Cereza that is Mendez's mistress. Machete meets Mendez and learns that his heart is connected to the missile and only the arm dealer Luther Voz is capable to disarm the bomb. Now Machete needs to bring Mendez to the USA in less than twenty-four hours and save his new country in a dangerous journey with betrayals. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, sadism, deception, torture
Mood:gore
Locations:bar
Characters:hitman, warrior, hostage, prostitute
Story:gas station, bar fight, threatened with a knife, foot chase, shot in the throat, hanged man, sawed off shotgun, shot in the neck, assault rifle, stabbed in the head, stabbed in the neck, stabbed in the throat, exploding building, stabbed in the stomach, security camera, assassination attempt, burned alive, uzi, ak 47, henchman

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. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, brutality, deception
Mood:gore
Locations:restaurant, bar, hospital
Characters:hitman, warrior, hostage
Story:booby trap, trip wire, corrupt businessman, man slaps a woman, improvised weapon, camera phone, exploding ship, shot in the throat, stabbed in the shoulder, shot in the neck, final showdown, impersonating a police officer, loner, ex soldier, stabbed in the neck, stabbed in the throat, wristwatch, security camera, assassination attempt, burned alive

The Raid 2: Berandal (2014) is one of the best movies like The Equalizer (2014)
Action, Crime, Thriller

The Raid 2: Berandal (2014)

He thought it was over. After fighting his way out of a building filled with gangsters and madmen - a fight that left the bodies of police and gangsters alike piled in the halls - rookie Jakarta cop Rama thought it was done and he could resume a normal life. He couldn't have been more wrong. Formidable though they may have been, Rama's opponents in that fateful building were nothing more than small fish swimming in a pond much larger than he ever dreamed possible. And his triumph over the small fry has attracted the attention of the predators farther up the food chain. His family at risk, Rama has only one choice to protect his infant son and wife: He must go undercover to enter the criminal underworld himself and climb through the hierarchy of competing forces until it leads him to the corrupt politicians and police pulling the strings at the top of the heap. And so Rama begins a new odyssey of violence, a journey that will force him to set aside his own life and history and take on a new identity as the violent offender "Yuda." In prison he must gain the confidence of Uco - the son of a prominent gang kingpin - to join the gang himself, laying his own life on the line in a desperate all-or-nothing gambit to bring the whole rotten enterprise to an end. (Read More)

Themes:brutality, deception, money
Mood:gore
Locations:restaurant
Characters:hitman, warrior, hostage, detective, prostitute
Story:police corruption, police detective, threatened with a knife, foot chase, stabbed through the chin, social decay, shot in the throat, stabbed in the shoulder, man kills a woman, title at the end, stabbed in the head, stabbed in the throat, murder of a police officer, hammer, assassination attempt, burned alive, warehouse, uzi, corrupt cop, neck breaking

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

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

Themes:surveillance, sadism, brutality, robbery, deception, torture
Mood:suspense
Locations:bar, hospital
Characters:hitman, warrior, hostage, detective, prostitute
Story:vigilante justice, booby trap, police detective, foot chase, docks, no title at beginning, vigilantism, final showdown, title at the end, crime scene, assassination attempt, sociopath, ak 47, henchman, vigilante, kicked in the face, character's point of view camera shot, beaten to death, electrocution, organized crime

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. This is why Xxx: Return Of Xander Cage (2017) is one of the best movies like The Equalizer (2014). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, brutality, corruption, robbery, deception
Locations:restaurant, bar
Characters:russian, warrior, hostage
Story:threatened with a knife, foot chase, hit with a book, improvised weapon, camera phone, man kills a woman, sawed off shotgun, final showdown, impersonating a police officer, moscow russia, title at the end, ex soldier, bald man, exploding building, wristwatch, security camera, assassination attempt, warehouse, uzi, ak 47

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

Hardcore Henry (2015)

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

Themes:surveillance, sadism, brutality, deception, torture
Mood:suspense, gore
Locations:bar
Characters:russian, warrior, hostage, prostitute
Story:police corruption, foot chase, improvised weapon, stabbed in the shoulder, man kills a woman, sawed off shotgun, final showdown, moscow russia, wedding ring, stabbed in the head, stabbed in the throat, assassination attempt, sociopath, burned alive, uzi, ak 47, henchman, corrupt cop, subtitled scene, silencer

Atomic Blonde (2017) is one of the best movies like The Equalizer (2014)
Action, Mystery, Thriller

Atomic Blonde (2017)

The crown jewel of Her Majesty's Secret Intelligence Service, Agent Lorraine Broughton (Theron) is equal parts spycraft, sensuality and savagery, willing to deploy any of her skills to stay alive on her impossible mission. Sent alone into Berlin to deliver a priceless dossier out of the destabilized city, she partners with embedded station chief David Percival (James McAvoy) to navigate her way through the deadliest game of spies. (Read More)

Themes:sadism, brutality, deception, torture
Mood:suspense, gore
Locations:restaurant, bar
Characters:russian, hitman, hostage
Story:threatened with a knife, foot chase, strangled to death, improvised weapon, shot in the throat, man kills a woman, final showdown, black eye, assault rifle, stabbed in the head, stabbed in the throat, wristwatch, assassination attempt, henchman, subtitled scene, arson, silencer, neck breaking, long take, kicked in the face

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

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)

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

Themes:surveillance, brutality, corruption, deception, torture
Mood:suspense
Locations:restaurant
Characters:warrior, hostage, prostitute
Story:threatened with a knife, foot chase, flash drive, docks, improvised weapon, shot in the neck, vigilantism, final showdown, loner, e mail, assault rifle, ex soldier, security camera, assassination attempt, burned alive, henchman, corrupt cop, vigilante, silencer, neck breaking

Hitman: Agent 47 (2015)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller

Hitman: Agent 47 (2015)

HITMAN: AGENT 47 centers on an elite assassin who was genetically engineered from conception to be the perfect killing machine, and is known only by the last two digits on the barcode tattooed on the back of his neck. He is the culmination of decades of research and forty-six earlier Agent clones -- endowing him with unprecedented strength, speed, stamina and intelligence. His latest target is a mega-corporation that plans to unlock the secret of Agent 47's past to create an army of killers whose powers surpass even his own. Teaming up with a young woman who may hold the secret to overcoming their powerful and clandestine enemies, 47 confronts stunning revelations about his own origins and squares off in an epic battle with his deadliest foe. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, brutality, deception, torture
Mood:gore
Characters:hitman, hostage
Story:booby trap, assassin, threatened with a knife, foot chase, re boot, man slaps a woman, secret past, improvised weapon, shot in the throat, stabbed in the shoulder, mysterious man, close up of eyes, loner, assault rifle, bald man, security camera, uzi, silencer, neck breaking, exploding body

Ride Along (2014)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance

Ride Along (2014)

Ben must prove he is good enough to date cop James' sister. By doing this he goes on a "Ride Along" to show that he is not weak and he will do whatever it takes to get James' approval but along the way runs into a few obstacles that he has to overcome in a very funny way. This is why Ride Along (2014) is one of the best movies like The Equalizer (2014). (Read More)

Themes:deception, torture
Locations:hospital
Characters:hostage, detective
Story:police detective, threatened with a knife, foot chase, camera phone, impersonating a police officer, mysterious man, lens flare, assault rifle, construction site, exploding building, security camera, warehouse, ak 47, henchman, corrupt cop, shot in the shoulder, kicked in the face, character's point of view camera shot, product placement, character repeating someone else's dialogue

The Last Boy Scout (1991) is one of the best movies like The Equalizer (2014)
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:brutality, corruption, deception, torture, money
Mood:suspense, gore
Locations:bar
Characters:detective, hitman, warrior, hostage
Story:police detective, threatened with a knife, man kills a woman, sawed off shotgun, assault rifle, stabbed in the throat, crime scene, murder of a police officer, assassination attempt, burned alive, henchman, die hard scenario, exploding body, shot in the shoulder, product placement, character repeating someone else's dialogue, electrocution, organized crime, one against many, limousine

American Ultra (2015)
Action, Comedy, Sci-fi

American Ultra (2015)

Small-town stoner Mike Howell ('Jesse Eisenberg' (qv)) spends most of his time getting high and writing a graphic novel about a superhero monkey. What Mike doesn't know is that he was trained by the CIA to be a lethal killing machine. When the agency targets him for termination, his former handler activates his latent skills, turning the mild-mannered slacker into a deadly weapon. Now, the utterly surprised Mike must use his newfound abilities to save himself and his girlfriend from getting wasted by the failed test subjects that are sent after him by the CIA. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, sadism, brutality, deception
Mood:gore
Characters:hitman, hostage
Story:gas station, threatened with a knife, improvised weapon, gas, man kills a woman, wedding ring, title at the end, assault rifle, stabbed in the head, stabbed in the neck, stabbed in the throat, power outage, exploding building, security camera, hammer, assassination attempt, die hard scenario, neck breaking, product placement, beaten to death

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

The Dark Knight (2008)

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

Themes:surveillance, sadism, brutality, corruption, robbery, deception, torture, money
Mood:suspense
Locations:restaurant, bar, hospital
Characters:russian, warrior, hostage, detective
Story:criminal, vigilante, vigilante justice, russian mafia, booby trap, organized crime, police corruption, police detective, money laundering, threatened with a knife, corrupt businessman, secret past, social decay, improvised weapon, business card, sawed off shotgun, no title at beginning, vigilantism, mysterious man, lens flare

Seeking Justice (2011)
Action, Drama, Thriller

Seeking Justice (2011)

In New Orleans, English teacher of the high school Rampart High, Will Gerard, and his wife, musician Laura Gerard, are in love with each other. One night, Laura leaves a rehearsal and is assaulted, while Will is playing chess with his friend Jimmy. Will is visiting her in hospital when, out of the blue, a stranger named Simon tells him that he belongs to an organization of vigilantes and offers to eliminate the assailant. In return, the organisation would want a favor from Will in the future. Will agrees, and the criminal is murdered. Six months later, Simon collects his debt with Will. He demands that Will kill Alan Marsh, a pedophile. Will accidentally kills Alan and soon he learns that the victim was an awarded journalist that was investigating the organization. Now he seeks evidences to prove his innocence but the network of the organization is powerful and is seeking Will out to eliminate him. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception
Mood:suspense
Locations:restaurant, bar, hospital
Characters:hostage, detective
Story:vigilante justice, gas station, police corruption, police detective, foot chase, social decay, vigilantism, impersonating a police officer, lens flare, security camera, chess, corrupt cop, vigilante, silencer, laptop, shot in the shoulder, product placement, character repeating someone else's dialogue, shot in the forehead, shot in the leg

Kick-ass 2 (2013) is one of the best movies like The Equalizer (2014)
Action, Comedy, Crime

Kick-ass 2 (2013)

After Kick-Ass' insane bravery inspires a new wave of self-made masked crusaders, led by the badass Colonel Stars and Stripes, our hero joins them on patrol. When these amateur superheroes are hunted down by Red Mist -- reborn as The Mother F%&*^r -- only the blade-wielding Hit Girl can prevent their annihilation. When we last saw junior assassin Hit Girl and young vigilante Kick-Ass, they were trying to live as normal teenagers Mindy and Dave. With graduation looming and uncertain what to do, Dave decides to start the world's first superhero team with Mindy. Unfortunately, when Mindy is busted for sneaking out as Hit Girl, she's forced to retire-leaving her to navigate the terrifying world of high-school mean girls on her own. With no one left to turn to, Dave joins forces with Justice Forever, run by a born-again ex-mobster named Colonel Stars and Stripes. Just as they start to make a real difference on the streets, the world's first super villain, The Mother F%&*^r, assembles his own evil league and puts a plan in motion to make Kick-Ass and Hit Girl pay for what they did to his dad. But there's only one problem with his scheme: If you mess with one member of Justice Forever, you mess with them all. This is why Kick-ass 2 (2013) is one of the best movies like The Equalizer (2014). (Read More)

Themes:brutality, robbery, deception, torture
Mood:gore
Locations:bar, hospital
Characters:pimp, russian, hostage, prostitute
Story:police detective, threatened with a knife, foot chase, stabbed in the shoulder, close up of eyes, lens flare, e mail, assault rifle, stabbed in the head, stabbed in the neck, stabbed in the throat, crime scene, murder of a police officer, sociopath, warehouse, spear, ak 47, henchman, subtitled scene, vigilante

Homefront (2013)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Homefront (2013)

Phil Broker is a former DEA agent who has gone through a crisis after his actions against a biker gang went horribly wrong and it cost the life of his bosses son. He is recently widowed and is left with a 9 year old daughter, Maddy. He decides to quit the turbulent and demanding life of thrill for Maddy's sake and retires to a small town. His daughter fights off a boy who is bullying her at school, and this sets in motion a round of events that end in his direct confrontation with the local Meth drug lord. His past history with the biker gang also enters the arena, making matters more complex. But he has a mission in his mind to protect his daughter and he is ready to pay any cost that it demands. (Read More)

Themes:brutality, deception, torture
Mood:gore
Locations:bar
Characters:hitman, warrior, hostage
Story:booby trap, gas station, foot chase, lens flare, title at the end, murder of a police officer, exploding building, assassination attempt, ak 47, die hard scenario, threat, kicked in the face, beaten to death, character repeating someone else's dialogue, one against many, shot in the forehead, shot in the leg, home invasion, one man army, anti hero

Morgan (2016)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Morgan (2016)

Themes:surveillance, brutality, deception
Mood:suspense
Characters:hostage
Story:threatened with a knife, foot chase, manor house, improvised weapon, final showdown, close up of eyes, stabbed in the neck, security camera, subtitled scene, neck breaking, laptop, shot in the shoulder, kicked in the face, beaten to death, character repeating someone else's dialogue, stabbed in the back, shot in the forehead, disarming someone, stabbed in the chest, stabbed to death

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

Logan (2017)

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

Themes:sadism, brutality, corruption, deception, torture, money
Mood:suspense, gore
Locations:bar, hospital
Characters:warrior, hostage
Story:gas station, threatened with a knife, foot chase, stabbed through the chin, shot in the throat, stabbed in the shoulder, business card, exploding truck, shot in the neck, final showdown, barbed wire, lens flare, assault rifle, stabbed in the head, stabbed in the neck, stabbed in the throat, bald man, assassination attempt, sociopath, henchman

Wild Card (2015) is one of the best movies like The Equalizer (2014)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Wild Card (2015)

Nick Wild (Jason Statham) is a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal professional skills and a personal gambling problem. When a friend is beaten by a sadistic thug, Nick strikes back, only to find out the thug is the son of a powerful mob boss. Suddenly Nick is plunged into the criminal underworld, chased by enforcers and wanted by the mob. Having raised the stakes, Nick has one last play to change his fortunes...and this time, it's all or nothing. (Read More)

Themes:brutality, deception, torture, money
Mood:suspense
Locations:restaurant, bar, hospital
Characters:warrior, hostage, prostitute
Story:bar fight, stabbed through the chin, call girl, loner, black eye, stabbed in the head, stabbed in the neck, stabbed in the throat, sociopath, kicked in the face, character repeating someone else's dialogue, stabbed in the back, organized crime, one against many, limousine, home invasion, one man army, disarming someone, anti hero, stabbed in the chest

Harry Brown (2009)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Harry Brown (2009)

In England, retired Royal Marine Harry Brown spends his lonely life between the hospital, where his beloved wife Kath is terminally ill, and playing chess with his only friend Leonard Attwell in the Barge pub owned by Sid Rourke. After the death of Kath, Len tells his grieving friend that the local gang is harassing him and he is carrying an old bayonet for self-defense; the widower suggests him to go to the police. When Len is beaten, then stabbed to death in an underground passage, Inspector Alice Frampton and her partner Sergeant Terry Hicock are sent to investigate. They pay Harry a visit but don't have good news; the police have not found any other evidence, other than the bayonet, in order to arrest the hoodlums. This mean that should the case go to trial the gang would claim self-defense. Harry Brown sees that justice will not be granted and decides to take matters into his own hands. This is why Harry Brown (2009) is one of the best movies like The Equalizer (2014). (Read More)

Themes:sadism, brutality, deception, torture
Mood:suspense, gore
Locations:hospital
Characters:pimp, warrior, hostage, detective, prostitute
Story:vigilante justice, teenage prostitute, police detective, threatened with a knife, social decay, camera phone, shot in the neck, vigilantism, loner, ex soldier, crime scene, exploding building, sociopath, chess, arson, vigilante, threat, shot in the shoulder, character's point of view camera shot, beaten to death

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

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)

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

Themes:surveillance, brutality, deception, torture
Mood:gore
Locations:bar, hospital
Characters:warrior, hostage
Story:bar fight, threatened with a knife, hit with a fire extinguisher, flash drive, manor house, improvised weapon, camera phone, final showdown, assault rifle, ex soldier, exploding building, wristwatch, security camera, assassination attempt, sociopath, warehouse, henchman, subtitled scene, neck breaking, exploding body

Bullet To The Head (2012)
Action, Thriller

Bullet To The Head (2012)

In New Orleans, the hit men James Bonomo, a.k.a. Jimmy Bobo, and Louis Blanchard execute the dirty cop Hank Greely in a hotel room. But they are betrayed and Louis is stabbed in a bar by the mercenary Keegan while waiting for the payment of the contract. Meanwhile the Washington D.C. police detective Taylor Kwon comes to New Orleans to investigate the murder of Greely, who had stolen evidences from the Police Department. Soon he is shot by two dirty detectives but Jimmy saves his life. Jimmy brings Taylor to the shop of his daughter Lisa and she removes the bullet from his shoulder and nurses him. Taylor and Jimmy form the most unlikely partnership to investigate the crimes and after contacting the intermediate Ronnie Earl that had hired Jimmy and Louis, they discover a network of corruption formed by the lawyer Marcus Baptiste and the entrepreneur Robert Nkomo Morel. (Read More)

Themes:corruption
Locations:bar
Characters:hitman, hostage, detective, prostitute
Story:police corruption, police detective, final showdown, impersonating a police officer, ex soldier, stabbed in the throat, crime scene, murder of a police officer, corrupt cop, silencer, shot in the shoulder, kicked in the face, character repeating someone else's dialogue, stabbed in the back, organized crime, shot in the forehead, one man army, anti hero, stabbed in the chest, stabbed to death

Hummingbird (2013) is one of the best movies like The Equalizer (2014)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Hummingbird (2013)

Themes:surveillance, deception, money
Locations:restaurant
Characters:pimp, prostitute
Story:money laundering, threatened with a knife, foot chase, enforcer, hanged man, loner, assault rifle, ex soldier, exploding building, subtitled scene, shot in the shoulder, kicked in the face, beaten to death, character repeating someone else's dialogue, organized crime, shot in the leg, home invasion, anti hero, mixed martial arts, throat slitting

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
Locations:restaurant, bar, hospital
Characters:hostage
Story:gas station, fbi agent, foot chase, mysterious man, ex soldier, boston massachusetts, exploding building, security camera, uzi, silencer, kicked in the face, product placement, character repeating someone else's dialogue, fbi, stabbed in the back, one against many, shot in the leg, one man army, disarming someone, anti hero

The Guest (2014)
Mystery, Thriller

The Guest (2014)

Themes:deception
Mood:suspense
Locations:restaurant, bar
Story:bar fight, shot in the neck, mysterious man, title at the end, assault rifle, ex soldier, stabbed in the neck, laptop, shot in the shoulder, character repeating someone else's dialogue, stabbed in the back, one against many, shot in the forehead, shot in the leg, one man army, no opening credits, stabbed in the chest, stabbed to death, diner, throat slitting

Survivor (2015)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Survivor (2015)

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

Themes:surveillance, deception
Mood:suspense
Locations:restaurant
Characters:hitman, hostage, detective
Story:booby trap, police detective, foot chase, corrupt businessman, flash drive, mysterious man, e mail, stabbed in the neck, crime scene, exploding building, wristwatch, security camera, assassination attempt, sociopath, burned alive, ak 47, subtitled scene, silencer, die hard scenario, laptop

The Dark Knight Rises (2012) is one of the best movies like The Equalizer (2014)
Action, Thriller

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

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

Themes:surveillance, brutality, robbery, deception, torture
Mood:suspense
Locations:bar, hospital
Characters:russian, warrior, hostage, detective
Story:booby trap, police detective, foot chase, corrupt businessman, flash drive, manor house, hanged man, gas, sawed off shotgun, no title at beginning, final showdown, vigilantism, lens flare, title at the end, power outage, construction site, murder of a police officer, exploding building, security camera, assassination attempt

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

Triple 9 (2016)

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

Themes:surveillance, brutality, corruption, robbery, deception, torture, money
Mood:suspense
Locations:restaurant, bar, hospital
Characters:russian, hitman, hostage, detective, prostitute
Story:russian mafia, police corruption, police detective, threatened with a knife, foot chase, social decay, submachine gun, man kills a woman, shot in the neck, lens flare, assault rifle, ex soldier, crime scene, murder of a police officer, security camera, sociopath, uzi, ak 47, henchman, corrupt cop

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:brutality, deception
Mood:suspense, gore
Characters:russian, hitman, warrior, hostage
Story:booby trap, threatened with a knife, foot chase, stabbed through the chin, enforcer, exploding ship, stabbed in the shoulder, ex soldier, stabbed in the throat, uzi, ak 47, subtitled scene, exploding body, trap, shot in the shoulder, kicked in the face, character's point of view camera shot, character repeating someone else's dialogue, electrocution, one man army

New Jack City (1991)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

New Jack City (1991)

The gangster Nino has a gang who call themselves Cash Money Brothers. They get into the crack business and not before long they make a million dollars every week. A cop, Scotty, is after them. He tries to get into the gang by letting an ex-drug addict infiltrate the gang, but the attempt fails miserably. The only thing that remains is that Scotty himself becomes a drug pusher. This is why New Jack City (1991) is one of the best movies like The Equalizer (2014). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, sadism, brutality, corruption, deception, torture, money
Mood:gore
Locations:restaurant, bar
Characters:hitman, hostage, detective, prostitute
Story:booby trap, police detective, threatened with a knife, enforcer, social decay, man kills a woman, ex soldier, security camera, assassination attempt, sociopath, uzi, ak 47, henchman, arson, vigilante, threat, character's point of view camera shot, beaten to death, character repeating someone else's dialogue, organized crime

Sin City: A Dame To Kill For (2014) is one of the best movies like The Equalizer (2014)
Crime, Thriller

Sin City: A Dame To Kill For (2014)

Marv is unconscious on a highway surrounded by corpses. When he awakes, he has amnesia and tries to recall his last steps from the Kadie's saloon on the Saturday night. He recalls that he found four playboys burning a homeless man alive and defended the poor man. Marv hunts them down and kills the group. The cocky gambler Johnny hits jackpot in slot machines in the Kadie's saloon and invites the waitress Marcie to go with him to play poker game against the powerful Senator Roark. He wins the game and suffers the consequence of his arrogance. The private detective Dwight McCarthy is contacted by his former lover Ava Lord that asks to meet him at the Kadie's saloon. Ava asks him for forgiveness for leaving him to marry the wealthy Damian Lord. However her strong chauffeur Manute takes her home. Dwight snoops around Ava's house but is found and beaten by Manute and the bodyguards. When he returns home, Ava is waiting for him naked in the bed and seduces him again. Then she tells that Damian and Manute torture her and soon she will be killed. Once again Manute takes Ava with him and hits Dwight that invites Marv to help him to rescue Ava. Damian denies the accusation but Dwight beats him to death while Marv tear Manute's eye out. But soon Dwight finds that he was lured by Ava that shoots him. Marv rescues Dwight and takes him to the Old Town where Dwight finds his former lover Gail that helps him to recover while Dwight plots revenge against Ava. (Read More)

Themes:brutality, corruption, deception, torture, money
Mood:gore
Locations:restaurant, bar, hospital
Characters:warrior, detective, prostitute
Story:police detective, threatened with a knife, foot chase, corrupt businessman, social decay, man kills a woman, stabbed in the head, stabbed in the throat, crime scene, murder of a police officer, burned alive, uzi, corrupt cop, silencer, neck breaking, shot in the shoulder, kicked in the face, character's point of view camera shot, beaten to death, character repeating someone else's dialogue

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, money
Locations:restaurant, bar
Characters:warrior, hostage
Story:gas station, camera phone, no title at beginning, title at the end, ex soldier, wristwatch, assassination attempt, burned alive, arson, neck breaking, laptop, kicked in the face, character's point of view camera shot, product placement, character repeating someone else's dialogue, electrocution, one against many, limousine, shot in the leg, home invasion

Parker (2013)
Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller

Parker (2013)

Parker is a thief who has an unusual code. He doesn't steal from the poor and hurt innocent people. He is asked to join four other guys on a job. They pull it off flawlessly. They tell Parker that what they got can help them set up another job which will net them much more. But Parker doesn't want to join them and asks for his share. But they need it all so they try to kill him. They dispose of his body but someone finds him--he is still alive--and takes him to the hospital. After recovering he sets out to get back at the ones who tried to kill him, another one of his codes. Despite being told that they are working for a known mobster which he was not aware of, he still wants to go after them. He learns where they are and poses as a wealthy Texan looking to buy a house. So he hires a real estate agent, Leslie Rogers to show him around. He is actually trying to find out where they're holed up. And when he finds it, he sets out on his plan to get them. But when they learn he is alive, they contact the mobster to take care of him. So the mobster sends a killer to take care of him. And Leslie also finds herself intrigued with him so she follows him. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, robbery, torture, money
Mood:gore
Locations:bar, hospital
Characters:hitman, warrior, hostage
Story:hit on the head with a fire extinguisher, stabbed in the shoulder, sawed off shotgun, impersonating a police officer, lens flare, stabbed in the neck, stabbed in the throat, security camera, assassination attempt, arson, neck breaking, kicked in the face, product placement, character repeating someone else's dialogue, organized crime, shot in the forehead, shot in the leg, home invasion, one man army, anti hero

Safe (2012)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Safe (2012)

In China, the girl Mei is a genius that looks like a computer in numbers. She is abducted by the Chinese Triads and the boss Han Jiao ends Mei to Chinatown, in New York, to help him in the control of his activities. Meanwhile, the fighter Luke Wright has his life destroyed when he wins a fight against the will of the Russian Mafia and accidentally kills his opponent. The Russian mobsters kill his wife and the alcoholic Luke wanders on the streets and hostels with no objective in life. One day, Han Jiao asks Mei to memorize a long number and soon the Russian Mafia abducts the girl from the Chinese mobs. She escapes from the mobsters and is chased by the Russians; by the corrupt detectives from the NYPD; and by the Triads. When Luke sees the girl fleeing from the Russian mobs in the subway, he protects the girl and discovers that the number she had memorized is the combination of a safe where the Triads keep 30 million dollars. Luke is an elite agent and uses his skills to protect the girl. (Read More)

Locations:restaurant, bar, hospital
Characters:russian, hitman, warrior, hostage, detective, prostitute
Story:russian mafia, police corruption, police detective, foot chase, lens flare, stabbed in the neck, stabbed in the throat, murder of a police officer, uzi, corrupt cop, subtitled scene, die hard scenario, neck breaking, shot in the shoulder, kicked in the face, character repeating someone else's dialogue, organized crime, limousine, shot in the forehead, shot in the leg

Takers (2010) is one of the best movies like The Equalizer (2014)
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. This is why Takers (2010) is one of the best movies like The Equalizer (2014). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, robbery, deception, torture
Mood:suspense
Locations:bar, hospital
Characters:russian
Story:russian mafia, gas station, armed robbery, police detective, foot chase, no title at beginning, impersonating a police officer, murder of a police officer, security camera, ak 47, corrupt cop, shot in the shoulder, kicked in the face, product placement, character repeating someone else's dialogue, organized crime, shot in the forehead, shot in the leg, home invasion, no opening credits

Run All Night (2015)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Run All Night (2015)

Professional Brooklyn hitman Jimmy Conlon is more commonly known as THE GRAVEDIGGER. Jimmy was a mob hit-man, who was best friends with his boss Sean Maguire. But when Jimmy's son, Michael, is marked for death by the mob, Jimmy must go up against Sean to protect Michael at all costs. Together, he and Michael must avoid corrupt cops, contract killers and the mob to survive the night. (Read More)

Themes:brutality, money
Locations:restaurant, bar, hospital
Characters:hitman, detective
Story:police corruption, police detective, foot chase, strangled to death, camera phone, shot in the neck, irish american, lens flare, loner, stabbed in the neck, power outage, murder of a police officer, sociopath, henchman, corrupt cop, subtitled scene, shot in the shoulder, character repeating someone else's dialogue, stabbed in the back, organized crime

Welcome To The Punch (2013)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Welcome To The Punch (2013)

Former criminal Jacob Sternwood is forced to return to London from his Icelandic hideaway when his son is involved in a heist gone wrong. This gives detective Max Lewinsky one last chance to catch the man he has always been after. As they face off, they start to uncover a deeper conspiracy they both need to solve in order to survive. (Read More)

Themes:robbery
Locations:restaurant, hospital
Characters:detective
Story:police corruption, police detective, foot chase, strangled to death, docks, assault rifle, ex soldier, murder of a police officer, assassination attempt, uzi, ak 47, corrupt cop, silencer, shot in the shoulder, character repeating someone else's dialogue, shot in the leg, no opening credits, anti hero, assassin, shot in the back

The Mummy (2017)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller

The Mummy (2017)

Though safely entombed in a crypt deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess, whose destiny was unjustly taken from her, is awakened in our current day bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension.

Themes:surveillance, deception
Characters:warrior, hostage
Story:threatened with a knife, foot chase, bookshelf, jackhammer, improvised weapon, man kills a woman, final showdown, close up of eyes, stabbed in the neck, power outage, construction site, crime scene, security camera, assassination attempt, ak 47, subtitled scene, laptop, character's point of view camera shot, product placement, beaten to death

Grimsby (2016) is one of the best movies like The Equalizer (2014)
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, brutality, deception, torture
Mood:gore
Locations:bar, hospital
Characters:hitman, warrior, hostage
Story:foot chase, social decay, improvised weapon, camera phone, shot in the throat, man kills a woman, exploding truck, shot in the neck, final showdown, assault rifle, exploding building, assassination attempt, burned alive, warehouse, ak 47, henchman, silencer, neck breaking, exploding body, shot in the shoulder

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. This is why The Fate Of The Furious (2017) is one of the best movies like The Equalizer (2014). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, brutality, deception
Locations:restaurant, bar
Characters:russian, warrior, hostage
Story:threatened with a knife, foot chase, flash drive, exploding truck, irish american, final showdown, mysterious man, ex soldier, bald man, exploding building, wristwatch, security camera, assassination attempt, sociopath, warehouse, ak 47, henchman, subtitled scene, silencer, kicked in the face

Hung Fan Kui (1995)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Hung Fan Kui (1995)

Keong comes from Hong Kong to visit New York for his uncle's wedding. His uncle runs a market in the Bronx and Keong offers to help out while Uncle is on his honeymoon. During his stay in the Bronx, Keong befriends a neighbor kid and beats up some neighborhood thugs who cause problems at the market. Meanwhile, one of those petty thugs in the local gang stumbles into a criminal situation way over his head. Blinded by greed, his involvement draws his gang, the kid, Keong, and the whole neighborhood into a deadly crossfire. When the lazy cops fail to successfully resolve matters, Keong takes things into his own hands. Needless to say, much spectacular kung-fu and outrageous action sequences follow.... (Read More)

Themes:robbery, deception, torture
Locations:restaurant, bar
Characters:hitman, hostage
Story:threatened with a knife, foot chase, store clerk, docks, improvised weapon, vigilantism, barbed wire, extortion, uzi, henchman, subtitled scene, vigilante, silencer, kicked in the face, product placement, beaten to death, organized crime, one against many, limousine, home invasion

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.

Themes:brutality, deception
Mood:suspense
Characters:warrior, hostage, detective
Story:police corruption, police detective, foot chase, man kills a woman, stabbed in the neck, power outage, corrupt cop, arson, silencer, die hard scenario, shot in the shoulder, shot in the forehead, shot in the leg, no opening credits, anti hero, stabbed in the chest, stabbed to death, shot in the back, f word, criminal

Patriots Day (2016) is one of the best movies like The Equalizer (2014)
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:surveillance, brutality, deception
Mood:suspense
Locations:restaurant, bar, hospital
Characters:hostage, detective
Story:gas station, fbi agent, police detective, jackhammer, no title at beginning, title at the end, boston massachusetts, crime scene, exploding building, security camera, sociopath, warehouse, subtitled scene, laptop, long take, product placement, fbi, disarming someone, no opening credits, security guard

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.

Themes:deception, torture, money
Mood:suspense, gore
Locations:bar
Characters:pimp, hostage, prostitute
Story:gas station, enforcer, shot in the throat, business card, shot in the neck, ak 47, shot in the shoulder, product placement, character repeating someone else's dialogue, organized crime, one against many, shot in the leg, disarming someone, anti hero, diner, impalement, shot in the back, f word, criminal, revolver

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