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The Last Stand (2013)
Action, Crime, Thriller

The Last Stand (2013)

Sheriff Owens is a man who has resigned himself to a life of fighting what little crime takes place in sleepy border town Sommerton Junction after leaving his LAPD post following a bungled operation that left him wracked with failure and defeat after his partner was crippled. After a spectacular escape from an FBI prisoner convoy, the most notorious, wanted drug kingpin in the hemisphere is hurtling toward the border at 200 mph in a specially outfitted car with a hostage and a fierce army of gang members. He is headed, it turns out, straight for Summerton Junction, where the whole of U.S. law enforcement will have their last opportunity to make a stand and intercept him before he slips across the border forever. At first reluctant to become involved, and then counted out because of the perceived ineptitude of his small town force, Owens ultimately accepts responsibility for the face off. (Read More)

Themes:escape, kidnapping, revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:museum, rooftop, farm
Characters:sheriff, mayor, hostage
Period:2010s
Story:fbi, chevrolet camaro, chevrolet corvette, arizona, handcuffed woman, sniper rifle, chevrolet pickup truck, convoy, semi tractor trailer, drug lord, small town sheriff, falling from a rooftop, flare gun as weapon, local diner, prisoner transport, automatic weapon, fbi agent, resisting arrest, assault rifle, double barreled shotgun

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:escape, kidnapping
Locations:rooftop
Characters:hostage
Story:fbi agent, knife fight, police chase, foot chase, overturning car, rogue agent, cornfield, desert eagle, tracking device, car chase, body landing on a car, swat team, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, mercenary, fugitive, character repeating someone else's dialogue, fbi, hit by a car, exploding car, diner

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:kidnapping, revenge
Characters:hostage
Story:sniper rifle, assault rifle, knife fight, foot chase, target shooting, zip line, outnumbered, humvee, night vision goggles, flare gun, tracking device, gatling gun, lens flare, dual wield, target practice, masked man, rocket launcher, walkie talkie, mercenary, exploding body

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

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Themes:escape, revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:rooftop
Period:2010s
Story:sniper rifle, knife fight, foot chase, thrown from a car, stabbed in the arm, car chase, body landing on a car, stabbed in the leg, shot in the face, dual wield, target practice, rocket launcher, crime boss, neck breaking, shot in the shoulder, fugitive, character repeating someone else's dialogue, shot in the forehead, sniper, hit by a car

The Fate Of The Furious (2017) is one of the best movies like The Last Stand (2013)
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:escape, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:rooftop
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:sniper rifle, woman, police chase, foot chase, snowplow, fast car, humvee, decoy, reference to batman, car rollover, overturning car, desert eagle, tracking device, car chase, gatling gun, body landing on a car, thrown through a window, rocket launcher, swat team, walkie talkie

Kick-ass 2 (2013)
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 Last Stand (2013). (Read More)

Themes:kidnapping, revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:rooftop
Characters:hostage
Story:assault rifle, knife fight, foot chase, police officer neck broken, killed in police car, reference to batman, police officer shot in the chest, stabbed in the arm, desert eagle, police officer shot, lens flare, body landing on a car, stabbed in the leg, shot in the face, dual wield, target practice, murder of a police officer, crime scene, masked man, crime boss

The Heat (2013)
Action, Comedy, Crime

The Heat (2013)

Sarah Ashburn, an FBI agent, is extremely ambitious and has her eye on a promotion, but she doesn't get along with her co-workers. She is sent to Boston to uncover the identity of an elusive drug lord, Mr. Larkin, by tracking down his proxy, Rojas, and is told that she'll have a good shot at the promotion if she finds Larkin. When she arrives in Boston, she learns that Larkin has been eliminating his competition and taking over their operations. She learns that Rojas is in Boston PD custody and goes to see him to ask him what he knows about Larkin, but is warned that the cop who arrested Rojas, Shannon Mullins, is very territorial, and she is not exactly sociable. When the two meet they don't get along. When Mullins learns why Ashburn is in Boston, she decides to find Larkin herself. Ashburn is told by her boss to work with Mullins, but it won't be easy because Ashburn does things by the book while Mullins does things her way. (Read More)

Themes:escape, kidnapping, revenge
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:fbi agent, drug lord, fbi, police shootout, police chase, night time, rogue agent, female cop, watermelon, car chase, body landing on a car, stabbed in the leg, dual wield, rocket launcher, swat team, jail cell, crime boss, shot in the forehead, hit by a car, exploding car

Serbuan Maut (2011)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Serbuan Maut (2011)

In Jakarta, Indonesia, Lieutenant Wahyu organizes the invasion of an apartment building that is the safe house of the powerful and cruel drug lord Tama and his gang. The SWAT team breaks in the building but one lookout sees and warns the gangsters and the police force is trapped on the seventh floor. They learn that Lt. Wahyu has not informed his superiors about the operation. Now the police officers have to fight with limited ammunition against the armed and dangerous gangsters. (Read More)

Mood:gore
Story:sniper rifle, drug lord, swat team, assault rifle, knife fight, police officer neck broken, killed in police car, shot through the floor, shooting a police officer, police officer shot in the head, police officer shot in the chest, thrown through a window, stabbed in the leg, shot in the face, murder of a police officer, shot in the stomach, crime boss, corrupt cop, die hard scenario, neck breaking

The Expendables (2010) is one of the best movies like The Last Stand (2013)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

The Expendables (2010)

Barney Ross leads the "Expendables", a band of highly skilled mercenaries including knife enthusiast Lee Christmas, martial arts expert Yin Yang, heavy weapons specialist Hale Caesar, demolitionist Toll Road and loose-cannon sniper Gunner Jensen. When the group is commissioned by the mysterious Mr. Church to assassinate the merciless dictator of a small South American island, Barney and Lee head to the remote locale to scout out their opposition. Once there, they meet with local rebel Sandra and discover the true nature of the conflict engulfing the city. When they escape the island and Sandra stays behind, Ross must choose to either walk away and save his own life - or attempt a suicidal rescue mission that might just save his soul. (Read More)

Themes:escape, kidnapping, revenge
Mood:gore
Characters:hostage
Story:sniper rifle, fbi agent, fire fight, flare gun, rogue agent, stabbed in the arm, night vision, head blown off, torso cut in half, car chase, lens flare, shot in the face, target practice, rocket launcher, jail cell, die hard scenario, mercenary, neck breaking, exploding body, shot in the shoulder

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:escape, kidnapping, revenge
Mood:gore
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:assault rifle, street shootout, knife fight, thrown from a car, rogue agent, desert eagle, torso cut in half, tracking device, bazooka, car chase, gatling gun, drug lord, body landing on a car, shot in the face, dual wield, rocket launcher, walkie talkie, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, severed arm, mercenary

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. This is why Logan (2017) is one of the best movies like The Last Stand (2013). (Read More)

Themes:escape, kidnapping, revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:farm
Characters:hostage
Story:assault rifle, foot chase, convoy, modern western, neo western, overturning car, stabbed in the arm, cornfield, valet, head blown off, torso cut in half, car chase, gatling gun, lens flare, body landing on a car, stabbed in the leg, shot in the face, swat team, walkie talkie, severed arm

The Watch (2012)
Action, Comedy, Sci-fi

The Watch (2012)

In Glenview, Ohio, Evan is the manager of the Costco department store and married to Abby. When the Costco night watchman, Antonio Guzman, is mysteriously murdered, Evan organizes The Neighborhood Watch, a watch team with his suburban neighbors Bob, Franklin and Jamarcus to protect the neighborhood and find the killer of Antonio. Soon they discover that the murderer is an alien that is preparing to invade Earth, and they become the last hope of mankind on Earth. (Read More)

Themes:escape
Mood:gore
Locations:farm
Period:2010s
Story:pump action shotgun, foot chase, chevrolet, tractor, lens flare, thrown through a window, dual wield, murder of a police officer, crime scene, walkie talkie, exploding body, shot in the shoulder, farmer, character repeating someone else's dialogue, police officer killed, hit by a car, weapon, death of friend, woman, ambulance

Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013) is one of the best movies like The Last Stand (2013)
Action, Fantasy, Horror

Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)

The siblings Hansel and Gretel are left alone in the woods by their father and captured by a dark witch in a candy house. However they kill the witch and escape from the spot. Years later, the orphans have become famous witch hunters. When eleven children go missing in a small village, the Mayor summons Hansel and Gretel to rescue them, and they save the red haired Mina from the local sheriff who wants to burn her, accusing Mina of witchcraft. Soon they discover that the Blood Moon will approach in three days and the powerful dark witch Muriel is responsible for the abduction of children. She intends to use the children together with a secret ingredient in a Sabbath to make the coven of witches protected against the fire. Meanwhile Hansel and Gretel disclose secrets about their parents. (Read More)

Themes:escape, kidnapping
Mood:gore
Characters:mayor, sheriff, hostage
Story:sniper rifle, double barreled shotgun, outnumbered, kiss on the lips, deputy, stabbed in the arm, head blown off, gatling gun, thrown through a window, stabbed in the leg, shot in the face, bloody nose, severed arm, exploding body, shot in the shoulder, farmer, character repeating someone else's dialogue, police officer killed, sniper, stabbed in the chest

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:revenge
Mood:gore
Characters:hostage
Story:assault rifle, foot chase, outnumbered, night vision goggles, night vision, desert eagle, gatling gun, lens flare, shot in the face, rocket launcher, shot in the stomach, shot in the shoulder, farmer, character repeating someone else's dialogue, binoculars, shot in the forehead, sniper, exploding car, stabbed in the chest, death of friend

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:escape
Story:sniper rifle, pump action shotgun, police shootout, police chase, diversionary tactic, corvette, beretta, car chase, gatling gun, police officer shot, bloody nose, rocket launcher, swat team, corrupt cop, mercenary, neck breaking, fbi, binoculars, police officer killed, sniper

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... This is why Ronin (1998) is one of the best movies like The Last Stand (2013). (Read More)

Story:sniper rifle, automatic weapon, assault rifle, street shootout, foot chase, outnumbered, convoy, kiss on the lips, rogue agent, handcuffed, desert eagle, bazooka, car chase, rocket launcher, shot in the stomach, mercenary, shot in the shoulder, shot in the forehead, sniper, exploding car

Desperado (1995) is one of the best movies like The Last Stand (2013)
Action, Thriller

Desperado (1995)

With this sequel to his prize-winning independent previous film, "El Mariachi," director Robert Rodriquez joins the ranks of Sam Peckinpah and John Woo as a master of slick, glamorized ultra-violence. We pick up the story as a continuation of "El Mariachi," where an itinerant musician, looking for work, gets mistaken for a hitman and thereby entangled in a web of love, corruption, and death. This time, he is out to avenge the murder of his lover and the maiming of his fretting hand, which occurred at the end of the earlier movie. However, the plot is recapitulated, and again, a case of mistaken identity leads to a very high body count, involvement with a beautiful woman who works for the local drug lord, and finally, the inevitable face-to-face confrontation and bloody showdown. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Mood:gore
Story:woman, double barreled shotgun, pump action shotgun, street shootout, modern western, neo western, stabbed in the arm, head blown off, desert eagle, drug lord, body landing on a car, dual wield, rocket launcher, crime boss, neck breaking, exploding body, shot in the shoulder, shot in the forehead, hit by a car, exploding car

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Action, Thriller

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

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

Themes:escape, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:rooftop
Characters:mayor, hostage
Period:2010s
Story:sniper rifle, police shootout, street shootout, police chase, foot chase, police officer shot in the back, shooting a police officer, blockade, police officer shot in the chest, tracking device, gatling gun, sports car, lens flare, school bus, murder of a police officer, masked man, swat team, walkie talkie, jail cell, die hard scenario

Kokaku Kidotai (1995)
Action, Animation, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Kokaku Kidotai (1995)

It is the year 2029. Technology has advanced so far that cyborgs are commonplace. In addition, human brains can connect to the internet directly. Major Motoko Kasunagi is an officer in Section 9, an elite, secretive police division that deals with special operations, including counter terrorism and cyber crime. She is currently on the trail of the Puppet Master, a cyber criminal who hacks into the brains of cyborgs in order to obtain information and to commit other crimes. (Read More)

Themes:escape
Story:sniper rifle, police shootout, police chase, foot chase, blockade, decoy, female cop, watermelon, tracking device, torso cut in half, car chase, gatling gun, swat team, severed arm, mercenary, sniper, exploding car, bridge, massacre, ambush

2 Guns (2013)
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:escape, kidnapping, revenge
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:sniper rifle, automatic weapon, foot chase, outnumbered, head blown off, car chase, drug lord, lens flare, target practice, masked man, rocket launcher, swat team, jail cell, crime boss, shot in the shoulder, fugitive, character repeating someone else's dialogue, fbi, shot in the forehead, sniper

Baby Driver (2017) is one of the best movies like The Last Stand (2013)
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 The Last Stand (2013). (Read More)

Themes:escape, revenge
Period:2010s
Story:police shootout, street shootout, police chase, foot chase, thrown from a car, car rollover, overturning car, car chase, police officer shot, lens flare, body landing on a car, dual wield, masked man, swat team, walkie talkie, jail cell, crime boss, corrupt cop, shot in the shoulder, fugitive

Furious Seven (2015)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Furious Seven (2015)

Dominic and his crew thought they'd left the criminal mercenary life behind. They'd defeated international terrorist Owen Shaw and went their separate ways. But now, Shaw's brother, Deckard Shaw, is out killing the crew one by one for revenge. Worse, a Somalian terrorist called Jakarde and a shady government official called "Mr. Nobody" are both competing to steal a computer terrorism program called "God's Eye," that can turn any technological device into a weapon. Torretto must reconvene with his team to stop Shaw and retrieve the God's Eye program while caught in a power struggle between the terrorist and the United States government. (Read More)

Themes:kidnapping, revenge
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:sniper rifle, assault rifle, police chase, foot chase, convoy, humvee, race car, tracking device, car chase, gatling gun, body landing on a car, thrown through a window, stabbed in the leg, dual wield, murder of a police officer, masked man, rocket launcher, walkie talkie, mercenary, exploding body

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:escape, kidnapping
Mood:gore
Locations:rooftop
Characters:hostage
Story:sniper rifle, automatic weapon, assault rifle, street shootout, knife fight, foot chase, shooting a police officer, humvee, rogue agent, police officer shot in the chest, night vision, bazooka, gatling gun, stabbed in the leg, murder of a police officer, masked man, rocket launcher, swat team, shot in the stomach, severed arm

Furious 6 (2013)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Furious 6 (2013)

Since Dom (Diesel) and Brian's (Walker) Rio heist toppled a kingpin's empire and left their crew with $100 million, our heroes have scattered across the globe. But their inability to return home and living forever on the lam have left their lives incomplete. Meanwhile, Hobbs (Johnson) has been tracking an organization of lethally skilled mercenary drivers across 12 countries, whose mastermind (Evans) is aided by a ruthless second-in-command revealed to be the love Dom thought was dead, Letty (Rodriguez). The only way to stop the criminal outfit is to outmatch them at street level, so Hobbs asks Dom to assemble his elite team in London. Payment? Full pardons for all of them so they can return home and make their families whole again. (Read More)

Themes:kidnapping
Characters:hostage
Story:sniper rifle, fbi agent, assault rifle, street shootout, police chase, foot chase, fast car, humvee, car rollover, rogue agent, desert eagle, car chase, lens flare, body landing on a car, stabbed in the leg, swat team, crime boss, corrupt cop, mercenary, exploding body

The Expendables 2 (2012) is one of the best movies like The Last Stand (2013)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

The Expendables 2 (2012)

Barney Ross is approached by CIA man Church, who wants him and his guns for hire to go to the former Soviet Union to retrieve something that was on a plane that crashed. Church doesn't tell him what he is getting. And Church sends a woman, Maggie with him to make sure he gets it. They find the plane and get the thing but some men take one of Barney's people hostage and the leader tells him to give him what they got or he'll kill his hostage. They give it to him but he kills his hostage anyway. Barney asks Maggie what was so important about that thing. She says that it showed the location of a Russian plutonium storage mine. Barney decides to track the man down and deal with him. They track them down and discover that the man they seek is Vilain who leads a group known as The Sangs and that they have taken all the men from the surrounding villages to work the mine. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:farm
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:sniper rifle, knife fight, afghanistan veteran, zip line, fire fight, tommy gun, 21st century, stabbed in the arm, head blown off, desert eagle, tracking device, gatling gun, stabbed in the leg, shot in the face, dual wield, rocket launcher, walkie talkie, severed arm, die hard scenario, mercenary

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. This is why The Equalizer (2014) is one of the best movies like The Last Stand (2013). (Read More)

Mood:gore
Characters:hostage
Story:fbi agent, assault rifle, foot chase, lens flare, murder of a police officer, crime scene, corrupt cop, die hard scenario, neck breaking, exploding body, shot in the shoulder, character repeating someone else's dialogue, fbi, shot in the forehead, stabbed in the chest, diner, bridge, assassin, shot in the back, revolver

Underworld Awakening (2012)
Action, Fantasy, Horror

Underworld Awakening (2012)

Mankind discover the existence of the Vampire and Lycan species and they begin a war to annihilate the races. When Selene meets with Michael in the harbor, they are hit by a grenade and Selene passes out. Twelve years later, Selene awakes from a cryogenic sleep in the Antigen laboratory and meets the Vampire David. She learns that she had been the subject of the scientist Dr. Jacob Lane and the Vampire and Lycan species have been practically eradicated from Earth. But Selene is still connected to Michael and has visions that she believes that belongs to Michael's sight. However she has a surprise and finds that she has a powerful daughter named Eve that has been raised in the laboratory. Now Selene and David have to protect Eve against the Lycans that intend to use her to inoculate their species against silver. (Read More)

Themes:escape, kidnapping, revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:rooftop
Characters:hostage
Story:stabbed in the arm, desert eagle, torso cut in half, body landing on a car, thrown through a window, stabbed in the leg, shot in the face, severed arm, mercenary, neck breaking, exploding body, shot in the shoulder, character repeating someone else's dialogue, shot in the forehead, hit by a car, stabbed in the chest, massacre, police station, shot in the back, revolver

World War Z (2013)
Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

World War Z (2013)

Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is persuaded to go on a mission to investigate this disease. What follows is a perilous trek around the world where Lane must brave horrific dangers and long odds to find answers before human civilization falls. (Read More)

Themes:escape
Locations:rooftop
Story:sniper rifle, assault rifle, foot chase, blockade, humvee, night vision goggles, gatling gun, lens flare, body landing on a car, jail cell, severed arm, die hard scenario, mercenary, exploding body, character repeating someone else's dialogue, police officer killed, shot in the forehead, sniper, exploding car, stabbed in the chest

The A-team (2010) is one of the best movies like The Last Stand (2013)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

The A-team (2010)

Four American soldiers who are in Iraq are sent on a mission to recover plates for printing 100 dollar bills that were used to print a billion dollars. After doing the job and returning to the base their commanding officer is killed in an explosion and the plates are stolen by another operative. They would be court martialed and sent to different prisons. 6 months later, the leader, Hannibal Smith is visited by a CIA spook who tells him he knows where the man who took the plates is and wants him and his men to recover it. So he helps him escape and he breaks out the others and they go after the plates. But after doing it, they discover that the spook might not be ok. And a military intelligence officer who was involved with one of them is pursuing them. (Read More)

Themes:escape, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:rooftop
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:sniper rifle, prisoner transport, pump action shotgun, police chase, foot chase, magnet, humvee, thrown from a car, villain arrested, rogue agent, car chase, gatling gun, rocket launcher, corrupt cop, mercenary, neck breaking, exploding body, fugitive, character repeating someone else's dialogue, sniper

Fast Five (2011)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Fast Five (2011)

Former cop Brian O'Conner partners with ex-con Dom Toretto on the opposite side of the law. Since Brian and Mia Toretto broke Dom out of custody, they've blown across many borders to elude authorities. Now backed into a corner in Rio de Janeiro, they must pull one last job in order to gain their freedom. As they assemble their elite team of top racers, the unlikely allies know their only shot of getting out for good means confronting the corrupt businessman who wants them dead. But he's not the only one on their tail. Hard-nosed federal agent Luke Hobbs never misses his target. When he is assigned to track down Dom and Brian, he and his strike team launch an all-out assault to capture them. But as his men tear through Brazil, Hobbs learns he can't separate the good guys from the bad. Now, he must rely on his instincts to corner his prey... before someone else runs them down first. (Read More)

Themes:escape, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:rooftop
Period:2010s
Story:fbi agent, police chase, foot chase, fast car, fire fight, car rollover, escaped convict, race car, tracking device, beretta, car chase, gatling gun, drug lord, lens flare, masked man, rocket launcher, walkie talkie, shot in the stomach, corrupt cop, die hard scenario

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

The Dark Knight (2008)

Set within a year after the events of Batman Begins, Batman, Lieutenant James Gordon, and new district attorney Harvey Dent successfully begin to round up the criminals that plague Gotham City until a mysterious and sadistic criminal mastermind known only as the Joker appears in Gotham, creating a new wave of chaos. Batman's struggle against the Joker becomes deeply personal, forcing him to "confront everything he believes" and improve his technology to stop him. A love triangle develops between Bruce Wayne, Dent and Rachel Dawes. This is why The Dark Knight (2008) is one of the best movies like The Last Stand (2013). (Read More)

Themes:escape, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:rooftop
Characters:mayor, hostage
Story:sniper rifle, assault rifle, police shootout, street shootout, police chase, zip line, hit by a bus, thrown from a car, decoy, villain arrested, overturning car, female cop, car chase, gatling gun, lens flare, body landing on a car, thrown through a window, school bus, crime scene, masked man

The Magnificent Seven (2016)
Action, Adventure, Western

The Magnificent Seven (2016)

Director Antoine Fuqua brings his modern vision to a classic story in The Magnificent Seven. With the town of Rose Creek under the deadly control of industrialist Bartholomew Bogue, the desperate townspeople employ protection from seven outlaws, bounty hunters, gamblers and hired guns. As they prepare the town for the violent showdown that they know is coming, these seven mercenaries find themselves fighting for more than money. (Read More)

Themes:escape, revenge
Locations:farm
Characters:sheriff
Story:knife fight, shot in the ear, standoff, gatling gun, police officer shot, lens flare, thrown through a window, stabbed in the leg, dual wield, target practice, murder of a police officer, corrupt cop, die hard scenario, mercenary, exploding body, shot in the shoulder, farmer, fugitive, character repeating someone else's dialogue, police officer killed

Red 2 (2013) is one of the best movies like The Last Stand (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. (Read More)

Themes:escape, kidnapping, revenge
Characters:hostage
Story:sniper rifle, pump action shotgun, foot chase, rogue agent, car chase, gatling gun, dual wield, target practice, swat team, die hard scenario, exploding body, shot in the shoulder, fugitive, fbi, sniper, hit by a car, exploding car, weapon, stabbed in the chest, diner

Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

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

Themes:escape, kidnapping
Locations:rooftop, farm
Characters:hostage
Story:female cop, stabbed in the arm, tracking device, car chase, chainsaw, las vegas nevada, exploding body, farmer, fugitive, character repeating someone else's dialogue, binoculars, police officer killed, shot in the forehead, exploding car, stabbed in the chest, police car, police station, shot in the back, handcuffs, interrogation

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. (Read More)

Themes:escape, kidnapping, revenge
Mood:gore
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:sniper rifle, assault rifle, street shootout, knife fight, shot through the floor, car rollover, rogue agent, night vision, tracking device, car chase, gatling gun, body landing on a car, stabbed in the leg, murder of a police officer, rocket launcher, swat team, walkie talkie, die hard scenario, mercenary, neck breaking

The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Purge: Anarchy (2014)

A couple are driving home when their car breaks down just as the Purge commences. Meanwhile, a police sergeant goes out into the streets to get revenge on the man who killed his son, and a mother and daughter run from their home after assailants destroy it. The five people meet up as they attempt to survive the night in Los Angeles. This is why The Purge: Anarchy (2014) is one of the best movies like The Last Stand (2013). (Read More)

Themes:kidnapping, revenge
Mood:gore
Characters:hostage
Story:sniper rifle, assault rifle, foot chase, night vision goggles, tracking device, gatling gun, lens flare, shot in the face, masked man, shot in the stomach, chainsaw, die hard scenario, mercenary, neck breaking, shot in the shoulder, character repeating someone else's dialogue, shot in the forehead, sniper, hit by a car, exploding car

Shooter (2007) is one of the best movies like The Last Stand (2013)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Shooter (2007)

Bob Lee Swagger, one of the world's great marksmen and the son of a Congressional Medal of Honoree, is a loner living in the Rockies. He's left the military, having been hung out to dry in a secret Ethiopian mission a few years before, when he's recruited by a colonel to help find a way that the President of the US might be assassinated in one of three cities in the next two weeks. He does his work, but the shot is fired notwithstanding and Bob Lee is quickly the fall guy: wounded and hunted by thousands, he goes to ground and, aided by two unlikely allies, searches for the truth and for those who double-crossed him. All roads lead back to Ethiopia. (Read More)

Themes:kidnapping, revenge
Story:sniper rifle, fbi agent, assault rifle, shot through the floor, shooting a police officer, car chase, lens flare, thrown through a window, murder of a police officer, shot in the stomach, corrupt cop, severed arm, die hard scenario, exploding body, shot in the shoulder, fugitive, fbi, binoculars, shot in the forehead, sniper

Hell Or High Water (2016)
Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western

Hell Or High Water (2016)

In Texas, after the death of his mother, the unemployed oil and gas worker Toby Howard is losing his ranch to the Texas Midlands Bank. Toby is divorced from his wife who lives with their two sons. When his brother Tanner Howard is released from the prison, they team up to rob agencies of the Texas Midlands Bank to raise money to pay the loan so that Toby may leave the real estate to his sons. Meanwhile the Texas Ranger Marcus Hamilton who is near retirement and his Indian descendant partner Alberto Parker try to anticipate the next move of the thieves. (Read More)

Themes:escape, revenge
Locations:farm
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:sniper rifle, assault rifle, police shootout, street shootout, police chase, blockade, modern western, neo western, cornfield, car chase, murder of a police officer, crime scene, fugitive, binoculars, police officer killed, shot in the forehead, sniper, exploding car, diner, ambush

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:escape, kidnapping, revenge
Characters:hostage
Story:assault rifle, knife fight, foot chase, rogue agent, unsubtitled foreign language, night vision, tracking device, car chase, sports car, dual wield, shot in the shoulder, shot in the forehead, ambush, assassin, shot in the back, handcuffs, interrogation, dead body, car crash, held at gunpoint

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:escape, kidnapping, revenge
Mood:gore
Characters:hostage
Story:sniper rifle, foot chase, flare gun, torso cut in half, gatling gun, drug lord, shot in the face, dual wield, severed arm, mercenary, exploding body, shot in the shoulder, character repeating someone else's dialogue, sniper, ambush, assassin, shot in the back, held at gunpoint, falling from height, sword

Suicide Squad (2016) is one of the best movies like The Last Stand (2013)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Suicide Squad (2016)

It feels good to be bad...Assemble a team of the world's most dangerous, incarcerated Super Villains, provide them with the most powerful arsenal at the government's disposal, and send them off on a mission to defeat an enigmatic, insuperable entity. U.S. intelligence officer Amanda Waller has determined only a secretly convened group of disparate, despicable individuals with next to nothing to lose will do. However, once they realize they weren't picked to succeed but chosen for their patent culpability when they inevitably fail, will the Suicide Squad resolve to die trying, or decide it's every man for himself? This is why Suicide Squad (2016) is one of the best movies like The Last Stand (2013). (Read More)

Themes:escape, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:rooftop
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:sniper rifle, assault rifle, street shootout, knife fight, target shooting, street fight, night vision, head blown off, torso cut in half, tracking device, bazooka, car chase, gatling gun, body landing on a car, dual wield, target practice, masked man, rocket launcher, swat team, walkie talkie

A Good Day To Die Hard (2013)
Action, Thriller

A Good Day To Die Hard (2013)

Iconoclastic, take-no-prisoners cop John McClane, for the first time, finds himself on foreign soil after traveling to Moscow to help his wayward son Jack - unaware that Jack is really a highly-trained CIA operative out to stop a nuclear weapons heist. With the Russian underworld in pursuit, and battling a countdown to war, the two McClanes discover that their opposing methods make them unstoppable heroes. (Read More)

Themes:escape, revenge
Locations:rooftop
Story:assault rifle, police shootout, car chase, gatling gun, police officer shot, lens flare, body landing on a car, stabbed in the leg, target practice, masked man, rocket launcher, die hard scenario, mercenary, neck breaking, exploding body, shot in the shoulder, character repeating someone else's dialogue, police officer killed, exploding car, prisoner

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

Sicario (2015)

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

Themes:escape, kidnapping, revenge
Characters:hostage
Period:2010s
Story:fbi, sniper rifle, fbi agent, assault rifle, decoy, night vision goggles, night vision, desert eagle, tracking device, drug lord, police officer shot, arizona, murder of a police officer, swat team, crime boss, corrupt cop, mercenary, shot in the shoulder, character repeating someone else's dialogue, binoculars

Total Recall (2012)
Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Total Recall (2012)

For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid, even though he's got a beautiful wife who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life - real memories of life as a super-spy might be just what he needs. But when the procedure goes horribly wrong, Quaid becomes a hunted man as he finds himself on the run from the police. (Read More)

Themes:escape
Story:police shootout, knife fight, police chase, foot chase, desert eagle, torso cut in half, car chase, gatling gun, lens flare, murder of a police officer, swat team, severed arm, exploding body, shot in the shoulder, fugitive, character repeating someone else's dialogue, shot in the forehead, ambulance, assassin, shot in the back

Gangster Squad (2013) is one of the best movies like The Last Stand (2013)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Gangster Squad (2013)

It's 1949 Los Angeles, and gangster Mickey Cohen has moved in, with the intention of controlling all criminal activity in the city. He has bought local judges and police, and no one is willing to cross him or testify against him. Everyone except Sergeant John O'Mara, a former World War II soldier, whose goal is to settle with his family in a peaceful Los Angeles. Police Chief William Parker decides to form a special unit whose mission is to take down Cohen, and chooses O'Mara to lead the unit. O'Mara chooses 4 cops and asks another cop and vet, Jerry Wooters to join him but Wooters is not interested. But when he witnesses the murder of a young boy by Cohen's people, he joins them, and they decide to take apart Cohen's organization. Cohen wonders if a rival is going after him, but eventually he realizes it's the cops. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Mood:gore
Story:pump action shotgun, police shootout, street shootout, killed in police car, thompson sub machine gun, villain arrested, tommy gun, informant, torso cut in half, car chase, gatling gun, police officer shot, lens flare, dual wield, target practice, murder of a police officer, crime scene, masked man, shot in the stomach, crime boss

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

Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)

Alice awakes at home with her daughter Becky and her husband. But soon she realizes that she is actually in an Umbrella Corporation's underground facility. Out of the blue, the computer security system shuts-down and Alice flees to the central control room of the facility. She meets Ada Wong, who works with Albert Wesker, and she learns that a five-man team has been sent by Wesker to rescue them. However, the Red Queen sends Jill Valentine and Rain to hunt them down. This is why Resident Evil: Retribution (2012) is one of the best movies like The Last Stand (2013). (Read More)

Themes:escape, kidnapping, revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:rooftop
Characters:hostage
Story:street shootout, foot chase, desert eagle, tracking device, car chase, shot in the face, dual wield, rocket launcher, chainsaw, die hard scenario, mercenary, exploding body, shot in the shoulder, shot in the forehead, hit by a car, assassin, shot in the back, interrogation, car crash, held at gunpoint

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

Escape Plan (2013)

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

Themes:escape, kidnapping, revenge
Characters:sheriff
Period:2010s
Story:sniper rifle, assault rifle, foot chase, diversionary tactic, year 2013, 21st century, tracking device, stabbed in the leg, dual wield, masked man, walkie talkie, jail cell, shot in the stomach, mercenary, neck breaking, shot in the shoulder, character repeating someone else's dialogue, binoculars, shot in the forehead, sniper

Fury (2014)
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)

Mood:gore
Story:automatic weapon, street shootout, outnumbered, flare gun, tommy gun, standoff, head blown off, bazooka, exploding body, shot in the shoulder, character repeating someone else's dialogue, binoculars, shot in the forehead, sniper, exploding car, death of friend, woman, massacre, ambush, shot in the back

Public Enemies (2009) is one of the best movies like The Last Stand (2013)
Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Romance

Public Enemies (2009)

This is the story of the last few years of the notorious bank robber John Dillinger. He loved what he did and could imagine little else that would make him happier. Living openly in 1930s Chicago, he had the run of the city with little fear of reprisals from the authorities. It's there that he meets Billie Frechette with whom he falls deeply in love. In parallel we meet Melvin Purvis, the FBI agent who would eventually track Dillinger down. The FBI was is in its early days and Director J. Edgar Hoover was keen to promote the clean cut image that so dominated the organization through his lifetime. Purvis realizes that if he is going to get Dillinger, he will have to use street tactics and imports appropriate men with police training. Dillinger is eventually betrayed by an acquaintance who tells the authorities just where to find him on a given night. (Read More)

Themes:escape, kidnapping
Locations:farm
Characters:sheriff, hostage
Story:handcuffed woman, fbi agent, fbi, police shootout, street shootout, thrown from a car, villain arrested, neo western, tommy gun, informant, car chase, shot in the face, murder of a police officer, shot in the stomach, shot in the shoulder, binoculars, death of friend, woman, ambush, police car

Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller

Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)

A young man named Eggsy whose father died when he was a young boy, is dealing with living with the creep his mother is with now, who mistreats her and him. He goes out and does something to one of the creep's friends. He gets arrested and he calls a number a man gave him around the time his father died, to call if he needs help. A man named Harry approaches him and tells him he's the one who helped him. He tells him that he knew his father. When the man Eggsy slighted wants some payback, Harry takes care of him and his companions single handed. Harry then tells Eggsy that he's part of a secret organization called the Kingsman and his father was also part of it. He died trying to make the world safe. Harry offers Eggsy the opportunity to be a Kingsman and he takes it. He undergoes a grueling training course. Harry is looking into the demise of another Kingsman and the trail leads him to tech billionaire named Valentine aka V who is also curious about the group following him, the Kingsman. (Read More)

Themes:escape, kidnapping, revenge
Mood:gore
Characters:hostage
Story:sniper rifle, assault rifle, police chase, speeding vehicle, fire fight, stabbed in the arm, head blown off, desert eagle, tracking device, car chase, body landing on a car, thrown through a window, shot in the face, rocket launcher, severed arm, die hard scenario, mercenary, exploding body, character repeating someone else's dialogue, shot in the forehead

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