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The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
Action, Sci-fi

The Matrix Reloaded (2003)

Six months after the events depicted in The Matrix, Neo has proved to be a good omen for the free humans, as more and more humans are being freed from the matrix and brought to Zion, the one and only stronghold of the Resistance. Neo himself has discovered his superpowers including super speed, ability to see the codes of the things inside the matrix, and a certain degree of precognition. But a nasty piece of news hits the human resistance: 250,000 machine sentinels are digging to Zion and would reach them in 72 hours. As Zion prepares for the ultimate war, Neo, Morpheus and Trinity are advised by the Oracle to find the Keymaker who would help them reach the Source. Meanwhile Neo's recurrent dreams depicting Trinity's death have got him worried and as if it was not enough, Agent Smith has somehow escaped deletion, has become more powerful than before and has chosen Neo as his next target. (Read More)

Themes:philosophy, apocalypse, faith, paranoia, superhero, religion, surrealism
Locations:elevator, restaurant
Characters:warrior
Period:future, 2000s
Story:oracle, underground rave, making a key, action heroine, motorcycle chase, car motorcycle chase, axe fight, distant future, fighting the system, post apocalypse, shooting out a window, exploding motorcycle, hand to hand combat, action hero, outrunning explosion, semiautomatic pistol, same actor playing two characters simultaneously on screen, subterranean city, sequel mentioned during end credits, computer engineer

The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
Action, Sci-fi

The Matrix Revolutions (2003)

Neo discovers that somehow he is able to use his powers in the real world too and that his mind can be freed from his body, as a result of which he finds himself trapped on a train station between the Matrix and the Real World. Meanwhile, Zion is preparing for the oncoming war with the machines with very little chances of survival. Neo's associates set out to free him from The Merovingian since it's believed that he is the One who will end the war between humans and the machines. What they do not know is that there is a threat from a third party, someone who has plans to destroy both the worlds. (Read More)

Themes:apocalypse, paranoia, superhero, religion
Characters:warrior
Period:future, 2000s
Story:action heroine, distant future, post apocalypse, hand to hand combat, action hero, battle, semiautomatic pistol, technology gone amok, false reality, brain in a vat, shot back to back, tight dress, human versus machine, utopia quest, 2200s, human versus computer, sentinel, war against machines, 23rd century, oracle

The Matrix (1999)
Action, Sci-fi

The Matrix (1999)

Thomas A. Anderson is a man living two lives. By day he is an average computer programmer and by night a hacker known as Neo. Neo has always questioned his reality, but the truth is far beyond his imagination. Neo finds himself targeted by the police when he is contacted by Morpheus, a legendary computer hacker branded a terrorist by the government. Morpheus awakens Neo to the real world, a ravaged wasteland where most of humanity have been captured by a race of machines that live off of the humans' body heat and electrochemical energy and who imprison their minds within an artificial reality known as the Matrix. As a rebel against the machines, Neo must return to the Matrix and confront the agents: super-powerful computer programs devoted to snuffing out Neo and the entire human rebellion. (Read More)

Themes:philosophy, religion
Locations:elevator
Period:future
Story:rebel, post apocalypse, hand to hand combat, action hero, technology gone amok, false reality, brain in a vat, simulated reality, bullet dodging, human versus machine, utopia quest, human versus computer, sentinel, war against machines, man versus machine, oracle, morphing, parallel world, wire fu, messiah

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. (Read More)

Locations:elevator
Characters:warrior
Story:action heroine, car motorcycle chase, fighting the system, post apocalypse, hand to hand combat, action hero, science runs amok, desert eagle, car chase, alternate reality, artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, gun fu, heroine, stylized violence, shot in the arm, dystopia, injection, street shootout, tough girl

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) is one of the best movies like The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
Action, Crime, Thriller

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Themes:paranoia
Locations:elevator, restaurant
Characters:warrior
Story:car motorcycle chase, hand to hand combat, action hero, car chase, knife fight, body landing on a car, stabbed in the head, gun fu, stylized violence, obscene finger gesture, shot in the arm, opening action scene, tough girl, one against many, shot in the forehead, one man army, disarming someone, no opening credits, ambush, assassin

Allegiant (2016)
Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Allegiant (2016)

After the earth-shattering revelations of INSURGENT, Tris must escape with Four and go beyond the wall enclosing Chicago. For the first time ever, they will leave the only city and family they have ever known. Once outside, old discoveries are quickly rendered meaningless with the revelation of shocking new truths. Tris and Four must quickly decide who they can trust as a ruthless battle ignites beyond the walls of Chicago which threatens all of humanity. In order to survive, Tris will be forced to make impossible choices about courage, allegiance, sacrifice and love. This is why Allegiant (2016) is one of the best movies like The Matrix Reloaded (2003). (Read More)

Themes:paranoia, surrealism
Locations:elevator
Characters:warrior
Period:future
Story:action heroine, post apocalypse, hand to hand combat, action hero, chosen one, dreadlocks, altered version of studio logo, drone, cyberpunk, strong female lead, virtual reality, destiny, strong female character, dystopia, injection, tough girl, mission, one against many, shot in the forehead, one man army

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

Brick Mansions (2014)

Locations:elevator, restaurant
Characters:warrior
Period:future
Story:hand to hand combat, action hero, star died before release, desert eagle, car chase, body landing on a car, stylized violence, shot in the arm, street shootout, opening action scene, tough girl, mission, one against many, one man army, disarming someone, no opening credits, axe, ambush, falling from height, brawl

War (2007)
Action, Crime, Thriller

War (2007)

After his partner Tom Lone and family are killed apparently by the infamous and elusive assassin Rogue, FBI agent John Crawford becomes obsessed with revenge as his world unravels into a vortex of guilt and betrayal. Rogue eventually resurfaces to settle a score of his own, setting off a bloody crime war between Asian mob rivals Chang of the Triad's and Yakuza boss Shiro. When Jack and Rogue finally come face to face, the ultimate truth of their pasts will be revealed. (Read More)

Locations:restaurant
Characters:warrior
Period:2000s
Story:axe fight, hand to hand combat, action hero, car chase, katana sword, agent, stylized violence, shot in the arm, opening action scene, one against many, shot in the forehead, one man army, disarming someone, impalement, assassin, kung fu, combat, sunglasses, showdown, falling from height

Xxx: Return Of Xander Cage (2017) is one of the best movies like The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

Xxx: Return Of Xander Cage (2017)

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

Locations:elevator, restaurant
Characters:warrior
Story:action heroine, motorcycle chase, hand to hand combat, action hero, rave, car chase, body landing on a car, gun fu, stylized violence, obscene finger gesture, shot in the arm, premarital sex, opening action scene, tough girl, mission, one against many, shot in the forehead, one man army, disarming someone, exploding car

Ngo Si Seoi (1998)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-fi, Thriller

Ngo Si Seoi (1998)

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

Themes:paranoia
Characters:warrior
Story:hand to hand combat, action hero, outrunning explosion, semiautomatic pistol, beretta, car chase, stylized violence, opening action scene, tough girl, mission, one against many, one man army, disarming someone, exploding car, ambush, assassin, kung fu, combat, fighting, falling from height

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. This is why G.i. Joe: Retaliation (2013) is one of the best movies like The Matrix Reloaded (2003). (Read More)

Characters:warrior
Story:action heroine, exploding motorcycle, hand to hand combat, action hero, drone, knife fight, stabbed in the head, gun fu, temple, stylized violence, obscene finger gesture, shot in the arm, injection, opening action scene, tough girl, no opening credits, exploding car, impalement, ambush, assassin

The Medallion (2003)
Action, Comedy, Fantasy

The Medallion (2003)

Eddie, an indomitable Hong Kong cop, is transformed into an immortal warrior with superhuman powers after a fatal accident involving a mysterious medallion. Eddie enlists the help of British Interpol agent Nicole to determine the secret of the medallion and face down the evil Snakehead who wants to use its magical powers for his own nefarious plans. (Read More)

Characters:warrior
Story:action hero, semiautomatic pistol, wire fu, desert eagle, resurrection, agent, temple, stylized violence, flying, tough girl, one against many, one man army, disarming someone, kung fu, fighting, showdown, falling from height, brawl, tough guy, rescue

The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016) is one of the best movies like The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016)

Themes:surrealism
Characters:warrior
Story:action heroine, axe fight, hand to hand combat, action hero, altered version of studio logo, knife fight, telekinesis, resurrection, stylized violence, tough girl, mission, one against many, flash forward, one man army, disarming someone, no opening credits, impalement, axe, ambush, combat

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:paranoia, superhero
Characters:warrior
Period:future
Story:car motorcycle chase, hand to hand combat, action hero, science runs amok, christ allegory, drone, car chase, telekinesis, body landing on a car, existentialism, stabbed in the head, cyberpunk, stylized violence, shot in the arm, dystopia, injection, opening action scene, mission, one against many, shot in the forehead

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:surrealism
Locations:elevator
Characters:warrior
Story:car motorcycle chase, hand to hand combat, action hero, freeway, tommy gun, car chase, telekinesis, body landing on a car, artificial intelligence, stabbed in the head, resurrection, gun fu, stylized violence, obscene finger gesture, shot in the arm, premarital sex, street shootout, one against many, shot in the forehead, one man army

Atomic Blonde (2017)
Action, Mystery, Thriller

Atomic Blonde (2017)

The crown jewel of Her Majesty's Secret Intelligence Service, Agent Lorraine Broughton (Theron) is equal parts spycraft, sensuality and savagery, willing to deploy any of her skills to stay alive on her impossible mission. Sent alone into Berlin to deliver a priceless dossier out of the destabilized city, she partners with embedded station chief David Percival (James McAvoy) to navigate her way through the deadliest game of spies. This is why Atomic Blonde (2017) is one of the best movies like The Matrix Reloaded (2003). (Read More)

Themes:paranoia
Locations:elevator, restaurant
Story:action heroine, hand to hand combat, rave, car chase, knife fight, body landing on a car, stabbed in the head, strong female lead, agent, stylized violence, premarital sex, opening action scene, tough girl, mission, one against many, flash forward, shot in the forehead, disarming someone, exploding car, impalement

Total Recall (2012) is one of the best movies like The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
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)

Locations:elevator
Period:future
Story:action heroine, post apocalypse, hand to hand combat, action hero, desert eagle, car chase, knife fight, artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, strong female lead, agent, stylized violence, strong female character, shot in the arm, dystopia, injection, opening action scene, tough girl, mission, shot in the forehead

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)

Story:action heroine, agent, car motorcycle chase, assassin, hand to hand combat, action hero, battle, computer virus, premonition, car chase, knife fight, body landing on a car, stylized violence, shot in the arm, injection, opening action scene, tough girl, mission, one against many, shot in the forehead

The Condemned (2007)
Action, Crime, Thriller

The Condemned (2007)

The story of Jack Conrad, who is awaiting the death penalty in a corrupt Central American prison. He is "purchased" by a wealthy television producer and taken to a desolate island where he must fight to the death against nine other condemned killers from all corners of the world, with freedom going to the sole survivor. (Read More)

Period:2000s
Story:hand to hand combat, action hero, semiautomatic pistol, knife fight, dystopia, one against many, duel, one man army, disarming someone, impalement, ambush, combat, showdown, falling from height, brawl, tough guy, battle, airplane, hero, blood splatter

Desperado (1995)
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)

Story:hand to hand combat, action hero, semiautomatic pistol, desert eagle, body landing on a car, gun fu, part of trilogy, stylized violence, kissing while having sex, shot in the arm, street shootout, opening action scene, tough girl, one against many, shot in the forehead, one man army, disarming someone, exploding car, ambush, assassin

Priest (2011) is one of the best movies like The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Priest (2011)

PRIEST, a post-apocalyptic sci-fi thriller, is set in an alternate world -- one ravaged by centuries of war between man and vampires. The story revolves around a legendary Warrior Priest from the last Vampire War who now lives in obscurity among the other downtrodden human inhabitants in walled-in dystopian cities ruled by the Church. When his niece is abducted by a murderous pack of vampires, Priest breaks his sacred vows to venture out on a quest to find her before they turn her into one of them. He is joined on his crusade by his niece's boyfriend, a trigger-fingered young wasteland sheriff, and a former Warrior Priestess who possesses otherworldly fighting skills. This is why Priest (2011) is one of the best movies like The Matrix Reloaded (2003). (Read More)

Themes:religion
Locations:elevator
Characters:warrior
Period:future
Story:action heroine, motorcycle chase, post apocalypse, exploding motorcycle, fighting, hand to hand combat, action hero, wire fu, christ allegory, cyberpunk, stylized violence, strong female character, dystopia, tough girl, mission, one against many, one man army, no opening credits, impalement, ambush

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)

Locations:restaurant
Characters:warrior
Period:2000s
Story:motorcycle chase, car motorcycle chase, exploding motorcycle, action hero, rave, drone, beretta, car chase, blockbuster, agent, kissing while having sex, premarital sex, opening action scene, mission, one against many, one man army, no opening credits, exploding car, combat, sunglasses

X-men: Days Of Future Past (2014)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

X-men: Days Of Future Past (2014)

In the future, the mutants and the humans that help them are slaughtered by powerful robots named Sentinels. Professor Xavier, Wolverine, Magneto, Storm, Kitty Pryde and her friends meet at a monastery in China and Xavier explains that the invincible Sentinels were created using the DNA of Mystique that was captured in 1973 when she tried to assassinate their creator Dr. Bolivar Trask. Xavier tells that their only chance is return to 1973 using Pryde's ability to join Charles Xavier and Erik Lehnsherr to convince Mystique to give up of her intention. . However, only Wolverine can withstand the damages of the time travel. Will he succeed in stopping Mystique and the Sentinel Program and save the mutants and their human friends from annihilation? (Read More)

Themes:superhero, surrealism
Locations:elevator
Period:future
Story:sentinel, action heroine, post apocalypse, hand to hand combat, action hero, science runs amok, telekinesis, artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, blockbuster, temple, flying, strong female character, dystopia, injection, tough girl, mission, no opening credits, exploding car, impalement

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

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

Themes:paranoia, superhero
Locations:elevator
Characters:warrior
Story:action heroine, car motorcycle chase, hand to hand combat, action hero, mace, hacking, car chase, stylized violence, premarital sex, opening action scene, tough girl, one against many, shot in the forehead, one man army, no opening credits, exploding car, truck, axe, ambush, assassin

Knight And Day (2010) is one of the best movies like The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
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)

Locations:restaurant
Story:car motorcycle chase, hand to hand combat, action hero, semiautomatic pistol, desert eagle, car chase, knife fight, body landing on a car, agent, flying, injection, one against many, one man army, disarming someone, exploding car, ambush, assassin, sunglasses, showdown, falling from height

The Terminator (1984)
Action, Sci-fi

The Terminator (1984)

A cyborg is sent from the future on a deadly mission. He has to kill Sarah Connor, a young woman whose life will have a great significance in years to come. Sarah has only one protector - Kyle Reese - also sent from the future. The Terminator uses his exceptional intelligence and strength to find Sarah, but is there any way to stop the seemingly indestructible cyborg ? This is why The Terminator (1984) is one of the best movies like The Matrix Reloaded (2003). (Read More)

Characters:warrior
Period:future
Story:mission, post apocalypse, hand to hand combat, action hero, technology gone amok, human versus machine, war against machines, hacking, car chase, artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, gun fu, fate, blockbuster, kissing while having sex, premarital sex, dystopia, opening action scene, one against many, shot in the forehead

American Assassin (2017)
Action, Thriller

American Assassin (2017)

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

Locations:elevator, restaurant
Characters:warrior
Story:action heroine, agent, mission, hand to hand combat, action hero, car chase, knife fight, body landing on a car, virtual reality, shot in the arm, street shootout, opening action scene, tough girl, one against many, shot in the forehead, one man army, disarming someone, no opening credits, exploding car, ambush

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III (1993)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III (1993)

When a magic scepter accidentally transports April back through time to 17th Century Japan, the boys take-off in hot pursuit, cowabungling their way out of the sewers right into Samurai-O-Rama! Now they must battle the evil Lord Norinaga to reclaim the magic scepter that will bring them back below the subways of New York City. (Read More)

Themes:superhero, surrealism
Characters:warrior
Story:action heroine, hand to hand combat, action hero, sai, katana sword, part of trilogy, heroine, opening action scene, tough girl, disarming someone, ambush, kung fu, combat, fighting, brawl, tough guy, battle, hero, fistfight, cult film

Rush Hour 3 (2007) is one of the best movies like The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Rush Hour 3 (2007)

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

Locations:elevator
Period:2000s
Story:car motorcycle chase, hand to hand combat, action hero, semiautomatic pistol, tommy gun, desert eagle, car chase, katana sword, part of trilogy, stylized violence, shot in the arm, mission, duel, disarming someone, exploding car, ambush, assassin, kung fu, showdown, falling from height

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)

Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity's final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began - The Hive in Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is gathering its forces for a final strike against the only remaining survivors of the apocalypse. (Read More)

Themes:apocalypse, paranoia
Story:action heroine, post apocalypse, hand to hand combat, desert eagle, body landing on a car, artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, gun fu, strong female lead, heroine, stylized violence, obscene finger gesture, shot in the arm, dystopia, opening action scene, tough girl, actor playing multiple roles, mission, one against many, shot in the forehead

Cowboy Bebop: Tengoku No Tobira (2001)
Action, Animation, Crime, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Cowboy Bebop: Tengoku No Tobira (2001)

The year is 2071. Following a terrorist bombing, a deadly virus is released on the populace of Mars and the government has issued a 300 million woo-long reward, the largest bounty in history, for the capture of whoever is behind it. The bounty hunter crew of the spaceship Bebop; Spike, Faye, Jet and Ed, take the case with hopes of cashing in the bounty. However, the mystery surrounding the man responsible, Vincent, goes deeper than they ever imagined, and they aren't the only ones hunting him. The original creators of the virus have dispatched Electra to deal with Vincent and take out anyone who may stumble on the truth behind him. As the hunt for the man with no past and no future continues to escalate, they begin to question what about the world is reality and what is a dream as the line between sanity and insanity becomes more apparent. This is why Cowboy Bebop: Tengoku No Tobira (2001) is one of the best movies like The Matrix Reloaded (2003). (Read More)

Themes:surrealism
Locations:elevator
Characters:warrior
Period:future
Story:action heroine, hand to hand combat, action hero, science runs amok, desert eagle, existentialism, cyberpunk, gun fu, virtual reality, heroine, stylized violence, shot in the arm, opening action scene, tough girl, mission, shot in the forehead, disarming someone, exploding car, combat, showdown

The Scorpion King (2002)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller

The Scorpion King (2002)

In an ancient time, predating the pyramids, the evil king Memnon is using the psychic powers of his sorceress Cassandra to fortell his great victories. In a last ditch effort to stop Memnon from taking over the world, the leaders of the remaining free tribes hire the assassin Mathayus to kill the sorceress. But Mathayus ends up getting much more than he bargained for. Now with the help of the trickster Arpid, tribal leader Balthazar and an unexpected ally, it's up to Mathayus to fufill his destiny and become the great Scorpion King. (Read More)

Characters:warrior
Story:hand to hand combat, action hero, precognition, destiny, opening action scene, duel, one man army, disarming someone, no opening credits, impalement, axe, ambush, assassin, combat, fighting, showdown, falling from height, brawl, tough guy, battle

Nochnoy Dozor (2004) is one of the best movies like The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
Action, Fantasy, Thriller

Nochnoy Dozor (2004)

Among normal humans live the "Others" possessing various supernatural powers. They are divided up into the forces of light and the forces of the dark, who signed a truce several centuries ago to end a devastating battle. Ever since, the forces of light govern the day while the night belongs to their dark opponents. In modern day Moscow the dark Others actually roam the night as vampires while a "Night Watch" of light forces, among them Anton, the movie's protagonist, try to control them and limit their outrage. (Read More)

Themes:apocalypse, paranoia, surrealism
Locations:elevator
Characters:warrior
Period:2000s
Story:action heroine, action hero, battle, sequel mentioned during end credits, mace, premonition, telekinesis, stabbed in the head, prophecy, stylized violence, destiny, opening action scene, tough girl, mission, flash forward, one man army, no opening credits, truck, impalement, axe

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:philosophy
Locations:restaurant
Period:future
Story:hand to hand combat, altered version of studio logo, drone, car chase, existentialism, artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, shot in the arm, premarital sex, dystopia, opening action scene, mission, shot in the forehead, disarming someone, no opening credits, exploding car, fighting, second part, brawl, rescue

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)

Locations:elevator
Characters:warrior
Period:future
Story:action heroine, hand to hand combat, pvc, desert eagle, body landing on a car, stabbed in the head, cyberpunk, resurrection, gun fu, shot in the arm, dystopia, injection, tough girl, one against many, shot in the forehead, no opening credits, impalement, axe, kung fu, combat

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. This is why The Mummy (2017) is one of the best movies like The Matrix Reloaded (2003). (Read More)

Themes:paranoia, surrealism
Characters:warrior
Story:destiny, hand to hand combat, action hero, chosen one, altered version of studio logo, drone, telekinesis, resurrection, fate, injection, opening action scene, flash forward, one man army, disarming someone, no opening credits, axe, ambush, combat, sunglasses, showdown

Spy (2015) is one of the best movies like The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
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)

Locations:restaurant
Story:car motorcycle chase, hand to hand combat, drone, car chase, knife fight, agent, cake, stylized violence, shot in the arm, opening action scene, tough girl, mission, one against many, shot in the forehead, impalement, ambush, assassin, falling from height, brawl, tough guy

Pride And Prejudice And Zombies (2016)
Action, Horror, Romance

Pride And Prejudice And Zombies (2016)

The five highly trained Bennett sisters in Georgian England must try to protect themselves from the growing zombie threat, find suitable husbands for themselves, battle marriage proposals and unlikely suitors, and save the country before it's too late.

Themes:apocalypse, paranoia
Characters:warrior
Story:action heroine, hand to hand combat, action hero, strong female lead, rebel, stylized violence, strong female character, dystopia, tough girl, one man army, disarming someone, impalement, axe, ambush, kung fu, combat, showdown, falling from height, brawl, tough guy

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:paranoia
Characters:warrior
Story:hand to hand combat, action hero, semiautomatic pistol, drone, desert eagle, car chase, knife fight, body landing on a car, resurrection, gun fu, stylized violence, obscene finger gesture, injection, street shootout, opening action scene, mission, one against many, shot in the forehead, disarming someone, no opening credits

The Marine (2006)
Action, Drama, Thriller

The Marine (2006)

John Triton is a heroic Marine who returns home after being discharged--against his will--from the Iraq War. Stateside, he finds himself back in action, when a group of murderous diamond thieves on the run led by a merciless criminal named Rome has kidnapped his wife and John goes on a chase through the South Carolinian wilderness to retrieve her. With everything on the line, the Marine will stop at nothing to carry out his toughest and most important mission. (Read More)

Characters:warrior
Period:2000s
Story:hand to hand combat, action hero, outrunning explosion, semiautomatic pistol, car chase, kissing while having sex, opening action scene, mission, one against many, one man army, disarming someone, exploding car, axe, combat, showdown, brawl, tough guy, battle, rescue, hero

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows (2016) is one of the best movies like The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-fi

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

The Turtles continue to live in the shadows and no one knows they were the ones who took down Shredder. And Vernon is the one everyone thinks is the one who took Shredder down. April O'Neill does some snooping and learns a scientist named, Baxter Stockman is working for Shredder. He plans to break him out while he's being transported. April tells the turtles who try to stop it but can't. Stockman tries to teleport Shredder but he some how ends up in another dimension and meets a warlord named Krang who instructs Shredder to assemble a teleportation device he sent to Earth a long time ago. He gives Shredder some mutagen which he uses to transform two criminals who were also in the transport with him, Rock Steady and Bebop into mutants. And they set out to find the device. April saw the transformation while investigating Stockman, She would take the mutagen and she would be chased by Shredder's minions, the Foot Clan. He is saved by a man named Casey Jones who was the one who transporting Shredder. The Turtles show up and they try to work together. In the melee the mutagen ends up with the police. Knowing Shredder will try and get it back, April tries to get it first she asks Vern to help. Eventually she and Casey are arrested. The Turtles get the mutagen and Donatello analyzes it learns it could make them human, which he tells Leonardo who tells him to forget it and not to tell the others. But Michelangelo tells Raphael who feels that Leonardo doesn't respect them. This is why Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows (2016) is one of the best movies like The Matrix Reloaded (2003). (Read More)

Themes:apocalypse, superhero, surrealism
Locations:elevator
Characters:warrior
Story:motorcycle chase, car motorcycle chase, hand to hand combat, action hero, sai, altered version of studio logo, drone, car chase, body landing on a car, blockbuster, stylized violence, opening action scene, tough girl, mission, key, one against many, disarming someone, no opening credits, exploding car, impalement

Xxx: State Of The Union (2005)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Xxx: State Of The Union (2005)

Agent Augustus Gibbons has selected an imprisoned former US Navy SEAL Darius Stone, a new agent in the XXX program, travels to Washington D.C., where they track a splinter faction of the U.S. military that attempts to overthrow the U.S. government and assassinate the President, led by Secretary of Defense and former 4-Star General George Deckert, Stone's former commanding officer whom he once led a mutiny against. But he's been targeted for assassination by a radical splinter group of dissenters deep within the United States government. The new XXX agent must uncover the insurgents from within. It is the nation's only hope to stop the first coup d'etat in American history. (Read More)

Locations:restaurant
Period:2000s
Story:agent, hand to hand combat, action hero, semiautomatic pistol, eighteen wheeler, nightstick, power failure, hacking, car chase, stylized violence, opening action scene, mission, one against many, duel, one man army, disarming someone, exploding car, ambush, assassin, kung fu

Hercules (2014)
Action, Adventure

Hercules (2014)

1400 B.C., a tormented soul walked the Earth that was neither man nor god. Hercules was the powerful son of the god king Zeus. For this, he received nothing but suffering his entire life. After twelve arduous labors, and the death of his family, this dark, world-weary soul turned his back on the gods finding his only solace in bloody battle. Over the years, he warmed to the company of six similar souls, their only bond being their love of fighting, and the presence of death. These men and women never question where they go to fight, or why, or whom, just how much they will be paid. Now, the King of Thrace has hired these mercenaries to train his men to become the greatest army of all time. It is time for this bunch of lost souls to finally have their eyes opened to how far they have fallen, when they must train an army to become as ruthless and bloodthirsty as their reputation has become. (Read More)

Themes:faith
Characters:warrior
Story:action heroine, axe fight, hand to hand combat, action hero, precognition, dreadlocks, knife fight, stabbed in the head, fate, stylized violence, destiny, shot in the arm, opening action scene, tough girl, one man army, no opening credits, impalement, axe, ambush, combat

Star Trek: Beyond (2016)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Star Trek: Beyond (2016)

After stopping off at Starbase Yorktown, a remote outpost on the fringes of Federation space, the USS Enterprise, halfway into their five-year mission, is destroyed by an unstoppable wave of unknown aliens. With the crew stranded on an unknown planet and with no apparent means of rescue, they find themselves fighting against a ruthless enemy with a well-earned hatred of the Federation and everything it stands for. Only a rebellious alien warrior can help them reunite and leave the planet to stop this deadly menace from beginning a possible galactic war. (Read More)

Themes:paranoia
Locations:elevator
Characters:warrior
Story:action heroine, mission, hand to hand combat, action hero, outrunning explosion, star died before release, 23rd century, drone, blockbuster, heroine, stylized violence, strong female character, tough girl, one against many, disarming someone, no opening credits, impalement, ambush, combat, fighting

Tomorrowland (2015) is one of the best movies like The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery, Sci-fi

Tomorrowland (2015)

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

Themes:apocalypse, faith, surrealism
Locations:elevator, restaurant
Characters:warrior
Period:future
Story:fighting the system, hand to hand combat, chosen one, altered version of studio logo, drone, body landing on a car, alternate reality, artificial intelligence, strong female lead, fate, rebel, agent, heroine, stylized violence, flying, destiny, strong female character, dystopia, mission, no opening credits

Avengers: Age Of Ultron (2015)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Avengers: Age Of Ultron (2015)

Tony Stark creates the Ultron Program to protect the world, but when the peacekeeping program becomes hostile, The Avengers go into action to try and defeat a virtually impossible enemy together. Earth's mightiest heroes must come together once again to protect the world from global extinction. This is why Avengers: Age Of Ultron (2015) is one of the best movies like The Matrix Reloaded (2003). (Read More)

Themes:apocalypse, superhero
Locations:elevator
Characters:warrior
Story:artificial intelligence, action heroine, motorcycle chase, hand to hand combat, action hero, man versus machine, science runs amok, drone, telekinesis, body landing on a car, resurrection, strong female lead, blockbuster, stylized violence, flying, strong female character, shot in the arm, opening action scene, tough girl, mission

Criminal (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Criminal (2016)

Bill Pope (Ryan Reynolds) is a CIA agent on a mission in London tracking down a shadowy hacker nicknamed "The Dutchman." When he gets mysteriously ambushed and killed, an experimental procedure is used to transfer his memories into dangerous convict Jericho Stewart (Kevin Costner). When he wakes up with the CIA agent's memories, his mission is to find The Dutchman and make the deal with him before the hacker launches ICBM's and starts World War III. But complications soon arise and the mission turns personal. (Read More)

Themes:paranoia
Locations:restaurant
Characters:warrior
Story:action hero, semiautomatic pistol, car chase, agent, obscene finger gesture, injection, street shootout, opening action scene, mission, key, one against many, shot in the forehead, one man army, disarming someone, no opening credits, exploding car, impalement, axe, sunglasses, showdown

King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword (2017)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword (2017)

Themes:paranoia, surrealism
Characters:warrior
Story:hand to hand combat, action hero, chosen one, altered version of studio logo, christ allegory, stabbed in the head, prophecy, rebel, blockbuster, stylized violence, shot in the arm, opening action scene, one against many, one man army, disarming someone, impalement, axe, ambush, combat, fighting

Blade (1998) is one of the best movies like The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
Action, Horror

Blade (1998)

In a world where vampires walk the earth, Blade has a goal. His goal is to rid the world of all vampire evil. When Blade witnesses a vampire bite Dr. Karen Jenson, he fights away the beast and takes Jenson back to his hideout. Here, alongside Abraham Whistler, Blade attempts to help heal Jenson. The vampire Quinn who was attacked by Blade, reports back to his master Deacon Frost, who is planning a huge surprise for the human population. (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Locations:elevator
Story:hand to hand combat, action hero, bullet dodging, chosen one, rave, body landing on a car, prophecy, katana sword, gun fu, part of trilogy, stylized violence, injection, mission, one against many, shot in the forehead, one man army, disarming someone, impalement, ambush, brawl

Ghost In The Shell (2017)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Ghost In The Shell (2017)

In the near future, Major Motoko Kusanagi (Scarlett Johansson) is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible terrorist attack, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals. When terrorism reaches a new level that includes the ability to hack into people's minds and control them, Major Kusanagi is uniquely qualified to stop it. As she prepares to face a new enemy, Major Kusanagi discovers that she has been lied to: her life was not saved, it was stolen. She will stop at nothing to recover her past, find out who did this to her and stop them before they do it to others. (Read More)

Themes:philosophy, paranoia, superhero, surrealism
Characters:warrior
Period:future
Story:action heroine, car motorcycle chase, distant future, hand to hand combat, action hero, hacking, existentialism, artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, gun fu, strong female lead, temple, stylized violence, obscene finger gesture, dystopia, injection, street shootout, opening action scene, tough girl, one against many

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