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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. (Read More)

Themes:hunting,  homelessness,  surveillance,  brutality,  deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:slasher,  suspense,  gore
Locations:apartment,  hospital
Characters:waitress,  hostage
Period:2020s
Story:resistance fighter,  booby trap,  sniper rifle,  survival horror,  apartment building,  car set on fire,  person on fire,  emergency broadcast system,  year 2023,  mass death,  body in a dumpster,  pirate broadcasting,  dune buggy,  semi truck,  sororicide,  latin american,  gas grenade,  painted face,  running out of gas,  militant,  death of boyfriend,  night vision goggles,  man with no name,  shot in the throat,  hanged man,  man punching a woman,  teenage daughter,  film starts with text,  one night,  arms dealer,  armored car,  hiding in a closet,  molotov cocktail,  bag over head,  hit with a baseball bat,  tracking device,  media coverage,  gatling gun,  auction,  siren,  flamethrower,  lens flare,  bulletproof vest,  one day,  assault rifle,  homeless man,  ghetto,  near death experience,  shot in the face,  resistance,  stealing a car,  gas mask,  masked man,  parking garage,  mass murder,  shot in the stomach,  machete,  burned alive,  hand grenade,  sabotage,  chainsaw,  ak 47,  class differences,  death of son,  shot in the arm,  die hard scenario,  mercenary,  neck breaking,  dystopia,  trap,  laptop,  self sacrifice,  ex husband ex wife relationship,  shot in the shoulder,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  limousine,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  shot in the leg,  news report,  home invasion,  sniper,  hit by a car,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  exploding car,  tied to a chair,  subway,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  mansion,  ambulance,  axe,  ambush,  gang,  foot chase,  survival,  shot in the back,  f word,  revolver,  death of father,  car crash,  second part,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  bus,  written by director,  los angeles california,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  bare chested male,  sequel,  blood,  murder,  violence,  death

The Purge: Election Year (2016)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Purge: Election Year (2016)

It's been seventeen years since Leo Barnes (Frank Grillo) stopped himself from a regrettable act of revenge on Purge Night. Now serving as head of security for Senator Charlie Roan (Elizabeth Mitchell), his mission is to protect her in a run for president and survive the annual ritual that targets the poor and innocent. But when a betrayal forces them onto the streets of D.C. on the one night when no help is available, they must stay alive until dawn...or both be sacrificed for their sins against the state. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  brutality,  deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:slasher,  suspense,  gore
Characters:hostage
Story:resistance fighter,  booby trap,  sniper rifle,  survival horror,  person on fire,  emergency broadcast system,  shot in the throat,  hanged man,  tracking device,  media coverage,  gatling gun,  bulletproof vest,  assault rifle,  ghetto,  near death experience,  shot in the face,  resistance,  masked man,  parking garage,  mass murder,  machete,  burned alive,  hand grenade,  chainsaw,  ak 47,  class differences,  shot in the arm,  mercenary,  dystopia,  laptop,  trap,  self sacrifice,  shot in the shoulder,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  shot in the leg,  news report,  home invasion,  sniper,  hit by a car,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  ambulance,  axe,  ambush,  gang,  survival,  shot in the back,  f word,  revolver,  car crash,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  written by director,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  photograph,  bare chested male,  death,  violence,  murder,  blood,  sequel

The Purge (2013)
Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Purge (2013)

In an America wracked by crime and overcrowded prisons, the government has sanctioned an annual 12-hour period in which any and all criminal activity-including murder-becomes legal. The police can't be called. Hospitals suspend help. It's one night when the citizenry regulates itself without thought of punishment. On this night plagued by violence and an epidemic of crime, one family wrestles with the decision of who they will become when a stranger comes knocking. When an intruder breaks into James Sandin's (Ethan Hawke) gated community during the yearly lockdown, he begins a sequence of events that threatens to tear a family apart. Now, it is up to James, his wife, Mary (Lena Headey), and their kids to make it through the night without turning into the monsters from whom they hide. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  revenge
Mood:slasher,  suspense
Period:2020s
Story:survival horror,  emergency broadcast system,  death of boyfriend,  film starts with text,  one night,  hiding in a closet,  hit with a baseball bat,  media coverage,  lens flare,  one day,  homeless man,  masked man,  shot in the stomach,  machete,  class differences,  die hard scenario,  dystopia,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the leg,  news report,  home invasion,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  mansion,  axe,  survival,  shot in the back,  f word,  revolver,  death of father,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  written by director,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  murder,  blood,  violence,  death

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:surveillance,  brutality,  deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:apartment
Characters:hostage
Story:booby trap,  sniper rifle,  mass death,  arms dealer,  armored car,  tracking device,  gatling gun,  bulletproof vest,  assault rifle,  parking garage,  mass murder,  machete,  burned alive,  hand grenade,  sabotage,  ak 47,  shot in the arm,  die hard scenario,  mercenary,  neck breaking,  laptop,  trap,  self sacrifice,  shot in the shoulder,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  limousine,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  news report,  sniper,  hit by a car,  exploding car,  tied to a chair,  subway,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  ambush,  shot in the back,  f word,  car crash,  second part,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  mother daughter relationship,  death,  sequel,  violence,  murder

Sicario (2015) is one of the best movies like The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
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:surveillance,  brutality,  deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Characters:hostage
Story:booby trap,  sniper rifle,  night vision goggles,  shot in the throat,  film starts with text,  armored car,  bag over head,  tracking device,  bulletproof vest,  assault rifle,  near death experience,  ak 47,  death of son,  shot in the arm,  mercenary,  laptop,  shot in the shoulder,  character's point of view camera shot,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  news report,  home invasion,  sniper,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  tied to a chair,  stabbed to death,  mansion,  ambush,  shot in the back,  f word,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  photograph,  bare chested male,  murder,  death,  violence

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

Hardcore Henry (2015)

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

Themes:surveillance,  brutality,  deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:apartment
Characters:hostage
Story:sniper rifle,  person on fire,  armored car,  molotov cocktail,  hit with a baseball bat,  tracking device,  gatling gun,  flamethrower,  bulletproof vest,  one day,  homeless man,  near death experience,  shot in the face,  stealing a car,  masked man,  parking garage,  machete,  burned alive,  hand grenade,  ak 47,  shot in the arm,  mercenary,  neck breaking,  self sacrifice,  shot in the shoulder,  character's point of view camera shot,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  shot in the leg,  home invasion,  sniper,  hit by a car,  anti hero,  exploding car,  tied to a chair,  subway,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  axe,  ambush,  foot chase,  survival,  shot in the back,  f word,  revolver,  car crash,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  bus,  written by director,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  bare chested male,  murder,  blood,  violence,  death

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

Brick Mansions (2014)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:apartment
Characters:waitress,  hostage
Story:sniper rifle,  arms dealer,  armored car,  hit with a baseball bat,  tracking device,  auction,  ghetto,  stealing a car,  hand grenade,  ak 47,  shot in the arm,  die hard scenario,  mercenary,  race against time,  news report,  home invasion,  sniper,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  tied to a chair,  ambulance,  axe,  ambush,  foot chase,  revolver,  car crash,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  motorcycle,  machine gun,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  photograph,  bare chested male,  murder,  violence,  death

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:surveillance,  deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Story:sniper rifle,  car set on fire,  person on fire,  gas grenade,  bag over head,  tracking device,  assault rifle,  masked man,  shot in the stomach,  burned alive,  shot in the arm,  mercenary,  neck breaking,  self sacrifice,  shot in the shoulder,  character's point of view camera shot,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  no opening credits,  exploding car,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  axe,  foot chase,  survival,  shot in the back,  f word,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  los angeles california,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  father daughter relationship,  bare chested male,  death,  violence,  blood,  murder

Olympus Has Fallen (2013) is one of the best movies like The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
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:surveillance,  deception,  kidnapping
Mood:gore
Locations:hospital
Characters:hostage
Story:sniper rifle,  mass death,  gas grenade,  man punching a woman,  armored car,  bag over head,  media coverage,  gatling gun,  bulletproof vest,  one day,  assault rifle,  gas mask,  masked man,  shot in the stomach,  hand grenade,  ak 47,  shot in the arm,  die hard scenario,  mercenary,  neck breaking,  shot in the shoulder,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  news report,  sniper,  anti hero,  exploding car,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  ambulance,  foot chase,  shot in the back,  f word,  car crash,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  pistol,  knife,  explosion,  bare chested male,  death,  violence,  murder,  blood

The Take (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Take (2016)

Michael Mason, a pick-pocket living in Paris steals a bag with a teddy bear in it. Not realizing the toy contains a timed bomb, he tosses it aside on a busy street. A few seconds later it explodes, killing four people. CCTV footage reveals Masons face and the French police tag him as a terrorist threat. The explosion, although botched, was set up by a select group of the French Interior Ministry as a decoy so they can make a half billion dollar digital transfer from a bank, (closed on French National Day) -hence the title Bastille Day. In a separate CIA investigation the unruly agent Sean Briar, discovers the real story behind Masons "terrorist attack". The two men, on different sides of the law, collaborate to bring the corrupt members of the Ministry down. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  brutality,  deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:apartment
Characters:hostage
Story:sniper rifle,  car set on fire,  gas grenade,  shot in the throat,  hanged man,  molotov cocktail,  bag over head,  hit with a baseball bat,  tracking device,  media coverage,  bulletproof vest,  assault rifle,  shot in the face,  gas mask,  shot in the arm,  shot in the shoulder,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  shot in the leg,  news report,  home invasion,  sniper,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  tied to a chair,  subway,  ambulance,  ambush,  foot chase,  shot in the back,  f word,  car crash,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  written by director,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  machine gun,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  photograph,  death,  murder,  blood,  violence

No Escape (2015)
Action, Thriller

No Escape (2015)

When Jack (Owen Wilson) finds an opportunity to move to Southeast Asia to head his water manufacturing company's new plant there, he immediately jumps at the opportunity and moves his family there. When they get there; they seem to be having problems, the electronics don't work and rarely any cars are seen in the streets. When he goes to the market the next morning, he finds himself caught in the middle of a violent rebellion headed by armed rebels executing foreigners. Jack must get back to the hotel and with the help of a mysterious British "tourist" (Pierce Brosnan), must get his family to the American Embassy in the midst of the chaos. (Read More)

Themes:brutality,  deception,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:hospital
Characters:hostage
Story:car set on fire,  person on fire,  man punching a woman,  molotov cocktail,  hit with a baseball bat,  siren,  near death experience,  masked man,  mass murder,  shot in the stomach,  machete,  ak 47,  shot in the arm,  mercenary,  self sacrifice,  shot in the shoulder,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  shot in the leg,  home invasion,  sniper,  hit by a car,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  ambush,  foot chase,  survival,  shot in the back,  revolver,  car crash,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  written by director,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  explosion,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  violence,  murder,  death

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

Machete Kills (2013)

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

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:gore
Characters:hostage
Story:person on fire,  militant,  man with no name,  shot in the throat,  hanged man,  arms dealer,  armored car,  tracking device,  gatling gun,  flamethrower,  assault rifle,  stealing a car,  masked man,  machete,  burned alive,  ak 47,  shot in the arm,  mercenary,  neck breaking,  self sacrifice,  shot in the shoulder,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  shot in the leg,  news report,  anti hero,  exploding car,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  ambush,  foot chase,  shot in the back,  f word,  revolver,  car crash,  second part,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  photograph,  mother daughter relationship,  bare chested male,  murder,  blood,  death,  violence,  sequel

Sabotage (2014) is one of the best movies like The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Sabotage (2014)

An elite DEA team raids the safe house of a drug cartel and hide $10 million in the plumbing. When they go back to retrieve the money it is not there. The team is under investigation for the missing $10 million. Then after a couple months the investigation is lifted. The team trains together again and then celebrates at a strip club. Then one of the team is murdered. He wakes up in his RV on railroad tracks. Then a second team member is nailed to the ceiling. The third team member is gunned down at his remote cabin. There is a female City of Atlanta investigator in charge of the murders. After investigating the cartel angle, the twisted truth comes to light. (Read More)

Themes:brutality,  deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:apartment
Characters:hostage
Story:booby trap,  sniper rifle,  armored car,  bag over head,  hit with a baseball bat,  lens flare,  bulletproof vest,  assault rifle,  stealing a car,  parking garage,  sabotage,  ak 47,  shot in the arm,  shot in the shoulder,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  hit by a car,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  mansion,  shot in the back,  f word,  revolver,  car crash,  tough guy,  written by director,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  photograph,  bare chested male,  murder,  blood,  death,  violence

Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)

CIA chief Hunley (Baldwin) convinces a Senate committee to disband the IMF (Impossible Mission Force), of which Ethan Hunt (Cruise) is a key member. Hunley argues that the IMF is too reckless. Now on his own, Hunt goes after a shadowy and deadly rogue organization called the Syndicate.

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Characters:hostage
Story:sniper rifle,  man punching a woman,  bag over head,  tracking device,  auction,  assault rifle,  near death experience,  stealing a car,  parking garage,  sabotage,  ak 47,  shot in the arm,  neck breaking,  laptop,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  limousine,  on the run,  sniper,  hit by a car,  exploding car,  subway,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  ambush,  foot chase,  shot in the back,  car crash,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  written by director,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  machine gun,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  photograph,  bare chested male,  murder,  sequel,  death,  violence

Attack The Block (2011)
Action, Comedy, Sci-fi, Thriller

Attack The Block (2011)

Attack the Block follows an unlucky young woman and and a gang of tough inner-city kids who make an unlikely alliance to try to defend their turf against an invasion of savage alien creatures, turning a South London apartment complex into a war-zone.

Themes:revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:apartment
Story:person on fire,  one night,  hit with a baseball bat,  lens flare,  one day,  stealing a car,  parking garage,  machete,  burned alive,  die hard scenario,  character's point of view camera shot,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  limousine,  hit by a car,  anti hero,  exploding car,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  axe,  ambush,  gang,  foot chase,  survival,  f word,  revolver,  car crash,  held at gunpoint,  written by director,  slow motion scene,  motorcycle,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  knife,  explosion,  murder,  death,  blood,  violence

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

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Themes:brutality,  deception,  revenge
Mood:suspense,  gore
Story:sniper rifle,  sororicide,  shot in the throat,  arms dealer,  bulletproof vest,  homeless man,  shot in the face,  stealing a car,  shot in the arm,  neck breaking,  shot in the shoulder,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  limousine,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  hit by a car,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  subway,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  ambush,  foot chase,  survival,  shot in the back,  f word,  car crash,  second part,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  photograph,  murder,  sequel,  blood,  violence,  death

Hitman: Agent 47 (2015) is one of the best movies like The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller

Hitman: Agent 47 (2015)

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

Themes:surveillance,  brutality,  deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:apartment
Characters:hostage
Story:booby trap,  sniper rifle,  man with no name,  shot in the throat,  tracking device,  assault rifle,  near death experience,  shot in the face,  stealing a car,  parking garage,  shot in the arm,  mercenary,  neck breaking,  laptop,  shot in the shoulder,  race against time,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  hit by a car,  anti hero,  exploding car,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  ambush,  foot chase,  survival,  shot in the back,  death of father,  car crash,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  bus,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  photograph,  father daughter relationship,  death,  violence,  murder

Wrong Turn (2003)
Horror

Wrong Turn (2003)

Themes:hunting,  brutality,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:slasher,  suspense,  gore
Characters:hostage
Story:booby trap,  survival horror,  person on fire,  latin american,  death of boyfriend,  molotov cocktail,  hit with a baseball bat,  one day,  near death experience,  stealing a car,  machete,  shot in the leg,  home invasion,  hit by a car,  exploding car,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  axe,  ambush,  foot chase,  survival,  shot in the back,  car crash,  psychopath,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  death,  murder,  blood,  violence

New Police Story (2004)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

New Police Story (2004)

Inspector Wing of the Hong Kong Police Force has become the victim of a gang, led by the evil Joe. When his entire team is killed, Wing becomes a hapless drunk, feeling guilty for the deaths of his team. A young man with a troubled past pretends to be a police officer working on the case with Wing, to get him back on his feet and begin an adventure to get revenge on the evil Joe and his Gang of Five, especially when it becomes personal. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:apartment,  hospital
Characters:hostage
Story:booby trap,  sniper rifle,  gas grenade,  shot in the throat,  hit with a baseball bat,  media coverage,  bulletproof vest,  assault rifle,  near death experience,  masked man,  mass murder,  hand grenade,  ak 47,  death of son,  shot in the arm,  die hard scenario,  self sacrifice,  shot in the shoulder,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  news report,  sniper,  anti hero,  exploding car,  ambulance,  ambush,  gang,  foot chase,  shot in the back,  revolver,  death of father,  car crash,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  bus,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  explosion,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  father daughter relationship,  bare chested male,  blood,  death,  murder,  sequel,  violence

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:homelessness,  surveillance,  brutality,  deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:apartment,  hospital
Characters:hostage
Story:booby trap,  sniper rifle,  hanged man,  armored car,  bag over head,  tracking device,  media coverage,  gatling gun,  lens flare,  bulletproof vest,  stealing a car,  gas mask,  masked man,  parking garage,  hand grenade,  sabotage,  ak 47,  class differences,  die hard scenario,  mercenary,  neck breaking,  trap,  laptop,  self sacrifice,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  limousine,  on the run,  shot in the leg,  news report,  home invasion,  sniper,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  exploding car,  subway,  stabbed in the chest,  mansion,  ambulance,  ambush,  foot chase,  shot in the back,  car crash,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  bus,  written by director,  rescue,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  machine gun,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  photograph,  bare chested male,  murder,  sequel,  death

Lone Survivor (2013) is one of the best movies like The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
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:deception,  revenge
Mood:gore
Characters:hostage
Story:gas grenade,  night vision goggles,  shot in the throat,  gatling gun,  lens flare,  assault rifle,  near death experience,  shot in the face,  shot in the stomach,  machete,  hand grenade,  ak 47,  shot in the arm,  self sacrifice,  shot in the shoulder,  character's point of view camera shot,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  exploding car,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  ambush,  foot chase,  survival,  shot in the back,  f word,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  written by director,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  photograph,  bare chested male,  murder,  death,  blood,  violence

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:surveillance,  brutality,  deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:gore
Characters:hostage
Story:resistance fighter,  booby trap,  survival horror,  person on fire,  armored car,  gatling gun,  siren,  shot in the face,  resistance,  stealing a car,  machete,  burned alive,  hand grenade,  sabotage,  ak 47,  shot in the arm,  mercenary,  dystopia,  self sacrifice,  shot in the shoulder,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  no opening credits,  exploding car,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  ambush,  survival,  shot in the back,  car crash,  held at gunpoint,  written by director,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  father daughter relationship,  violence,  sequel,  death,  murder,  blood

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:hunting,  brutality,  deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense,  gore
Characters:hostage
Story:booby trap,  sniper rifle,  survival horror,  gatling gun,  shot in the face,  machete,  hand grenade,  ak 47,  mercenary,  trap,  self sacrifice,  shot in the shoulder,  character's point of view camera shot,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  sniper,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  stabbed to death,  ambush,  foot chase,  survival,  shot in the back,  f word,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  photograph,  bare chested male,  death,  violence,  sequel,  blood,  murder

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

13 Hours (2016)

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

Themes:surveillance,  brutality,  deception
Mood:suspense,  gore
Story:sniper rifle,  car set on fire,  person on fire,  film starts with text,  arms dealer,  armored car,  molotov cocktail,  lens flare,  bulletproof vest,  assault rifle,  machete,  burned alive,  ak 47,  shot in the arm,  die hard scenario,  mercenary,  laptop,  shot in the shoulder,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  news report,  home invasion,  hit by a car,  no opening credits,  exploding car,  mansion,  ambush,  foot chase,  survival,  shot in the back,  f word,  car crash,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  bus,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  photograph,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  bare chested male,  murder,  death,  violence,  blood

Blood Father (2016) is one of the best movies like The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Blood Father (2016)

Themes:surveillance,  brutality,  deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Characters:hostage
Story:booby trap,  shot in the throat,  assault rifle,  stealing a car,  hand grenade,  ak 47,  trap,  self sacrifice,  shot in the shoulder,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  shot in the leg,  news report,  home invasion,  sniper,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  ambush,  gang,  survival,  shot in the back,  f word,  revolver,  death of father,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  father daughter relationship,  bare chested male,  death,  blood,  violence,  murder

Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance (2011)
Action, Fantasy, Thriller

Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance (2011)

Johnny Blaze, a man who made a deal with the Devil who called himself Mephistopheles at the time (now Roarke), is on the run trying to make sure no-one is harmed by his alter ego, The Ghost Rider. He is approached by a Monk named Moreau who tells him that he can help be him free of the Rider, but first, he needs Johnny's help to protect a boy, whom Roarke has plans for, to help him take human form. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  kidnapping
Locations:hospital
Characters:hostage
Story:sniper rifle,  person on fire,  arms dealer,  bag over head,  lens flare,  stealing a car,  burned alive,  hand grenade,  ak 47,  mercenary,  neck breaking,  self sacrifice,  race against time,  on the run,  sniper,  hit by a car,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  exploding car,  ambulance,  ambush,  foot chase,  shot in the back,  revolver,  car crash,  second part,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  machine gun,  shot to death,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  murder,  death,  violence,  sequel

Machete (2010)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Machete (2010)

The highly skilled Federale Machete is hired by some unsavory types to assassinate a senator. But just as he's about to take the shot, he notices someone aiming at him and realizes he's been set up. He barely survives the sniper's bullet, and is soon out for revenge on his former employers, with the reluctant assistance of his brother Cheech Marin, who has become a priest and taken a vow of nonviolence. If you hire him to take out the bad guys, make sure the bad guys aren't you! (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:hospital
Characters:hostage
Story:resistance fighter,  sniper rifle,  media coverage,  gatling gun,  flamethrower,  bulletproof vest,  shot in the face,  resistance,  stealing a car,  masked man,  parking garage,  machete,  shot in the arm,  laptop,  trap,  shot in the shoulder,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  limousine,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  shot in the leg,  news report,  home invasion,  sniper,  hit by a car,  anti hero,  exploding car,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  mansion,  ambulance,  axe,  shot in the back,  revolver,  death of father,  car crash,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  photograph,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  bare chested male,  violence,  murder,  blood

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:surveillance,  deception,  revenge
Story:arms dealer,  armored car,  media coverage,  gatling gun,  lens flare,  bulletproof vest,  assault rifle,  gas mask,  masked man,  hand grenade,  ak 47,  shot in the arm,  die hard scenario,  mercenary,  neck breaking,  shot in the shoulder,  character's point of view camera shot,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  on the run,  shot in the leg,  news report,  anti hero,  exploding car,  shot in the back,  death of father,  car crash,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  photograph,  father daughter relationship,  bare chested male,  murder,  sequel

Criminal (2016) is one of the best movies like The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Criminal (2016)

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

Themes:surveillance,  brutality,  deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Characters:hostage
Story:sniper rifle,  car set on fire,  armored car,  tracking device,  assault rifle,  stealing a car,  burned alive,  sabotage,  mercenary,  laptop,  shot in the shoulder,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  shot in the leg,  news report,  home invasion,  sniper,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  exploding car,  tied to a chair,  subway,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  ambulance,  axe,  foot chase,  shot in the back,  f word,  death of father,  car crash,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  bus,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  photograph,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  bare chested male,  death,  blood,  murder,  violence

Red Dawn (2012)
Action, Thriller

Red Dawn (2012)

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

Themes:surveillance,  brutality,  deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Characters:hostage
Story:resistance fighter,  booby trap,  sniper rifle,  emergency broadcast system,  armored car,  tracking device,  gatling gun,  flamethrower,  lens flare,  assault rifle,  resistance,  hand grenade,  sabotage,  ak 47,  die hard scenario,  mercenary,  self sacrifice,  race against time,  shot in the leg,  news report,  sniper,  hit by a car,  anti hero,  exploding car,  ambush,  survival,  shot in the back,  revolver,  death of father,  car crash,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  bus,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  violence,  murder,  death

The Last Boy Scout (1991)
Action, Thriller

The Last Boy Scout (1991)

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

Themes:brutality,  deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:apartment
Characters:hostage
Story:sniper rifle,  person on fire,  hiding in a closet,  assault rifle,  shot in the face,  stealing a car,  parking garage,  burned alive,  shot in the arm,  die hard scenario,  self sacrifice,  shot in the shoulder,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  limousine,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  hit by a car,  anti hero,  exploding car,  mansion,  ambush,  shot in the back,  f word,  revolver,  car crash,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  los angeles california,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  bare chested male,  death,  murder,  blood,  violence

The November Man (2014)
Action, Crime, Thriller

The November Man (2014)

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

Themes:surveillance,  brutality,  deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:apartment
Characters:hostage
Story:sniper rifle,  car set on fire,  hiding in a closet,  shot in the face,  stealing a car,  parking garage,  ak 47,  limousine,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  news report,  home invasion,  sniper,  hit by a car,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  exploding car,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  ambulance,  foot chase,  shot in the back,  f word,  revolver,  car crash,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  bus,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  photograph,  father daughter relationship,  bare chested male,  murder,  blood,  violence,  death

Assault On Precinct 13 (2005) is one of the best movies like The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Assault On Precinct 13 (2005)

On New Year's Eve, inside a police station that's about to be closed for good, officer Jake Roenick must cobble together a force made up cops and criminals to save themselves from a mob looking to kill mobster Marion Bishop.

Themes:brutality,  deception,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Characters:hostage
Story:person on fire,  night vision goggles,  one night,  molotov cocktail,  hit with a baseball bat,  bulletproof vest,  one day,  shot in the face,  masked man,  shot in the stomach,  sabotage,  die hard scenario,  self sacrifice,  shot in the shoulder,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  foot chase,  survival,  shot in the back,  f word,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  death,  violence,  blood,  murder

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:surveillance,  deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Characters:hostage
Story:sniper rifle,  night vision goggles,  armored car,  tracking device,  media coverage,  gatling gun,  lens flare,  bulletproof vest,  assault rifle,  masked man,  burned alive,  hand grenade,  ak 47,  shot in the arm,  mercenary,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  limousine,  on the run,  news report,  sniper,  hit by a car,  no opening credits,  exploding car,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  ambush,  foot chase,  survival,  shot in the back,  second part,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  machine gun,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  bare chested male,  violence,  sequel,  murder,  blood,  death

The Guest (2014)
Mystery, Thriller

The Guest (2014)

Themes:deception,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Characters:waitress
Story:man with no name,  arms dealer,  assault rifle,  stealing a car,  death of son,  mercenary,  laptop,  shot in the shoulder,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  no opening credits,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  ambulance,  shot in the back,  f word,  revolver,  death of father,  car crash,  psychopath,  tough guy,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  bare chested male,  murder,  blood,  violence,  death

The Devil's Rejects (2005)
Crime, Horror

The Devil's Rejects (2005)

In Ruggsville, Texas, the police under the command of Sheriff John Quincy Wydell attack the house of the sadistic serial killers Firefly family (a.k.a. The Devil's Reject) and they arrest mother Firefly, but Otis B. Driftwood and Baby Firefly escape from the siege. Tiny is wandering nearby the house and also escapes. Otis and Baby call their patriarch, the mad clown Captain Spaulding and they schedule to reunite at an isolated motel in the desert. When Otis and Baby arrive, they kidnap two families of singers, using sadism and violence against the harmless persons. Meanwhile, Sheriff Wydell promises to capture and kill the runaways, seeking revenge for the death of his brother, the Deputy George Wydell. (Read More)

Themes:brutality,  deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:gore
Characters:hostage
Story:gas grenade,  running out of gas,  shot in the throat,  man punching a woman,  film starts with text,  media coverage,  bulletproof vest,  one day,  near death experience,  stealing a car,  gas mask,  masked man,  mass murder,  death of son,  shot in the arm,  neck breaking,  self sacrifice,  shot in the shoulder,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  shot in the leg,  news report,  anti hero,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  axe,  ambush,  foot chase,  survival,  shot in the back,  f word,  revolver,  death of father,  second part,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  written by director,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  fire,  pistol,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  bare chested male,  sequel,  violence,  murder,  death,  blood

Homefront (2013) is one of the best movies like The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Homefront (2013)

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

Themes:brutality,  deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:gore
Characters:hostage
Story:booby trap,  sniper rifle,  car set on fire,  night vision goggles,  hit with a baseball bat,  lens flare,  stealing a car,  gas mask,  shot in the stomach,  ak 47,  death of son,  die hard scenario,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  home invasion,  sniper,  anti hero,  exploding car,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  ambulance,  axe,  ambush,  gang,  foot chase,  shot in the back,  f word,  revolver,  car crash,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  father daughter relationship,  death,  violence,  blood,  murder

Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015)
Action, Sci-fi, Thriller

Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015)

The second chapter of the epic "Maze Runner" saga. Thomas (Dylan O'Brien) and his fellow Gladers face their greatest challenge yet: searching for clues about the mysterious and powerful organization known as WCKD. Their journey takes them to the Scorch, a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles. Teaming up with resistance fighters, the Gladers take on WCKD's vastly superior forces and uncover its shocking plans for them all. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  kidnapping
Mood:suspense
Characters:hostage
Story:resistance fighter,  sniper rifle,  gatling gun,  assault rifle,  near death experience,  resistance,  machete,  ak 47,  mercenary,  dystopia,  shot in the shoulder,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  sniper,  no opening credits,  tied to a chair,  ambush,  foot chase,  survival,  shot in the back,  revolver,  second part,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  explosion,  bare chested male,  sequel,  death,  violence,  blood,  murder

Terminator Genisys (2015)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Terminator Genisys (2015)

When John Connor ('Jason Clarke (I)' (qv)), leader of the human resistance, sends Sgt. Kyle Reese ('Jai Courtney' (qv)) back to 1984 to protect Sarah Connor ('Emilia Clarke' (qv)) and safeguard the future, an unexpected turn of events creates a fractured time-line. Now, Sgt. Reese finds himself in a new and unfamiliar version of the past, where he is faced with unlikely allies, including the Guardian ('Arnold Schwarzenegger' (qv)), dangerous new enemies, and an unexpected new mission: To reset the future... (Read More)

Themes:deception
Locations:hospital
Story:resistance fighter,  booby trap,  sniper rifle,  person on fire,  lens flare,  homeless man,  shot in the face,  resistance,  stealing a car,  gas mask,  parking garage,  shot in the arm,  self sacrifice,  shot in the shoulder,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  shot in the leg,  news report,  hit by a car,  exploding car,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  ambush,  foot chase,  survival,  shot in the back,  revolver,  car crash,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  los angeles california,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  machine gun,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  photograph,  bare chested male,  murder,  death,  sequel

American Assassin (2017)
Action, Thriller

American Assassin (2017)

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

Themes:surveillance,  brutality,  deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:apartment,  hospital
Characters:hostage
Story:sniper rifle,  arms dealer,  armored car,  bag over head,  tracking device,  assault rifle,  near death experience,  shot in the face,  stealing a car,  gas mask,  parking garage,  ak 47,  shot in the arm,  mercenary,  laptop,  shot in the shoulder,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  limousine,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  news report,  sniper,  hit by a car,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  exploding car,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  ambush,  foot chase,  shot in the back,  f word,  car crash,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  bare chested male,  death,  murder,  violence,  blood

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) is one of the best movies like The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and almost everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be able to restore order. There's Max, a man of action and a man of few words, who seeks peace of mind following the loss of his wife and child in the aftermath of the chaos. And Furiosa, a woman of action and a woman who believes her path to survival may be achieved if she can make it across the desert back to her childhood homeland. (Read More)

Themes:brutality,  deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Characters:hostage
Story:booby trap,  sniper rifle,  dune buggy,  armored car,  gatling gun,  flamethrower,  near death experience,  shot in the face,  gas mask,  masked man,  machete,  chainsaw,  ak 47,  shot in the arm,  die hard scenario,  dystopia,  self sacrifice,  on the run,  shot in the leg,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  exploding car,  stabbed in the chest,  ambush,  gang,  foot chase,  survival,  shot in the back,  revolver,  car crash,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  corpse,  shootout,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  bare chested male,  sequel,  violence,  blood,  death,  murder

The 5th Wave (2016)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

The 5th Wave (2016)

Four waves of increasingly deadly attacks have left most of Earth in ruin. Against a backdrop of fear and distrust, Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother. As she prepares for the inevitable and lethal fifth wave, Cassie teams up with a young man who may become her final hope - if she can only trust him. (Read More)

Themes:homelessness,  surveillance,  brutality,  deception,  kidnapping
Mood:suspense
Characters:hostage
Story:booby trap,  sniper rifle,  mass death,  armored car,  tracking device,  assault rifle,  gas mask,  sabotage,  ak 47,  dystopia,  self sacrifice,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the leg,  news report,  sniper,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  exploding car,  axe,  ambush,  survival,  shot in the back,  revolver,  death of father,  car crash,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  bus,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  photograph,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  bare chested male,  violence,  death,  blood,  murder

The Equalizer (2014)
Action, Crime, Thriller

The Equalizer (2014)

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

Themes:surveillance,  brutality,  deception
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:hospital
Characters:hostage
Story:booby trap,  shot in the throat,  hanged man,  lens flare,  assault rifle,  burned alive,  ak 47,  die hard scenario,  neck breaking,  laptop,  trap,  shot in the shoulder,  character's point of view camera shot,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  limousine,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  home invasion,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  mansion,  foot chase,  shot in the back,  f word,  revolver,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  bus,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  photograph,  bare chested male,  murder,  blood,  death,  violence

Kick-ass (2010)
Action, Comedy

Kick-ass (2010)

Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan with a few friends and who lives alone with his father. His life is not very difficult and his personal trials not that overwhelming. However, one day he makes the simple decision to become a super-hero even though he has no powers or training. (Read More)

Themes:brutality,  deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:hospital
Characters:hostage
Story:sniper rifle,  apartment building,  person on fire,  pirate broadcasting,  night vision goggles,  hit with a baseball bat,  gatling gun,  lens flare,  bulletproof vest,  shot in the face,  stealing a car,  masked man,  mass murder,  burned alive,  shot in the arm,  laptop,  shot in the shoulder,  character's point of view camera shot,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  news report,  hit by a car,  anti hero,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  shot in the back,  revolver,  death of father,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  father daughter relationship,  murder,  blood,  violence,  death

Jason Bourne (2016) is one of the best movies like The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
Action, Thriller

Jason Bourne (2016)

Jason Bourne is again being hunted by the CIA. It begins when Nicky Parson a former CIA operative who helped Bourne, who went under and now works with a man who's a whistle blower and is out to expose the CIA's black ops. Nicky hacks into the CIA and downloads everything on all their Black Ops, including Treadstone which Bourne was a part of. And Heather Lee, a CIA agent, discovers the hack and brings it to the attention of CIA Director Dewey, the man behind the Black Ops. He orders Parsons be found and, hopefully, Bourne, too. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  brutality,  deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:apartment,  hospital
Characters:hostage
Story:sniper rifle,  car set on fire,  armored car,  molotov cocktail,  tracking device,  bulletproof vest,  assault rifle,  stealing a car,  parking garage,  sabotage,  neck breaking,  laptop,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  limousine,  on the run,  home invasion,  sniper,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  exploding car,  ambulance,  ambush,  foot chase,  survival,  shot in the back,  death of father,  car crash,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  bus,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  machine gun,  shot to death,  shootout,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  photograph,  bare chested male,  death,  murder,  violence,  sequel

Survivor (2015)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Survivor (2015)

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

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:apartment
Characters:hostage
Story:booby trap,  sniper rifle,  man with no name,  tracking device,  gatling gun,  burned alive,  hand grenade,  ak 47,  die hard scenario,  laptop,  race against time,  on the run,  news report,  home invasion,  sniper,  no opening credits,  exploding car,  subway,  stabbed in the chest,  ambulance,  ambush,  foot chase,  survival,  f word,  revolver,  held at gunpoint,  slow motion scene,  motorcycle,  machine gun,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  photograph,  death,  murder,  violence

Suicide Squad (2016)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Suicide Squad (2016)

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

Themes:surveillance,  brutality,  deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Characters:hostage
Story:booby trap,  sniper rifle,  person on fire,  latin american,  man punching a woman,  armored car,  hit with a baseball bat,  tracking device,  gatling gun,  bulletproof vest,  assault rifle,  near death experience,  masked man,  machete,  burned alive,  sabotage,  ak 47,  mercenary,  neck breaking,  self sacrifice,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  shot in the forehead,  sniper,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  exploding car,  tied to a chair,  subway,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  ambush,  gang,  survival,  shot in the back,  revolver,  car crash,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  written by director,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  father daughter relationship,  bare chested male,  murder,  violence,  death

The Expendables (2010)
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:surveillance,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:gore
Characters:hostage
Story:sniper rifle,  person on fire,  gas grenade,  man punching a woman,  arms dealer,  lens flare,  bulletproof vest,  shot in the face,  machete,  burned alive,  ak 47,  shot in the arm,  die hard scenario,  mercenary,  neck breaking,  laptop,  shot in the shoulder,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  anti hero,  exploding car,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  stabbed to death,  shot in the back,  f word,  death of father,  car crash,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  father daughter relationship,  bare chested male,  murder,  blood,  violence

White House Down (2013) is one of the best movies like The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
Action, Drama, Thriller

White House Down (2013)

Capitol Policeman John Cale has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer. Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is overtaken by a heavily armed paramilitary group. Now, with the nation's government falling into chaos and time running out, it's up to Cale to save the president, his daughter, and the country. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Characters:hostage
Story:booby trap,  sniper rifle,  hiding in a closet,  bag over head,  media coverage,  gatling gun,  flamethrower,  lens flare,  one day,  assault rifle,  masked man,  hand grenade,  ak 47,  death of son,  die hard scenario,  mercenary,  ex husband ex wife relationship,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  limousine,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  news report,  sniper,  hit by a car,  stabbed to death,  survival,  shot in the back,  car crash,  held at gunpoint,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  death,  murder,  violence

Chappie (2015)
Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Chappie (2015)

In Johannesburg, the police department reduced the high rating of criminality using robots from the Tetravaal Company, designed by the engineer Deon Wilson. The former military Vincent Moore is envious of Deon, since he has developed another project called Moose, but neither Tetravaal nor the police department is interested. Deon has just developed an Artificial Intelligence but the Tetravaal's CEO Michelle Bradley asks him to abort the project. Deon decides to bring the damaged Robot 22 that was sent to be crushed to test his A.I. However he is kidnapped by the criminals Ninja, Yo-Landi and Amerika that want him to stop the robot cops. When they see the damaged robot in the van, they force Deon to program it to heist banks with them and they call it Chappie. However, Chappie acts like a child and need to be trained to learn and grow. Meanwhile Vincent follows Deon and plots an evil scheme to activate his robot. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  brutality,  deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Characters:hostage
Story:arms dealer,  armored car,  molotov cocktail,  hit with a baseball bat,  tracking device,  media coverage,  gatling gun,  bulletproof vest,  assault rifle,  stealing a car,  sabotage,  ak 47,  shot in the arm,  mercenary,  laptop,  self sacrifice,  character's point of view camera shot,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  news report,  no opening credits,  exploding car,  stabbed in the chest,  ambush,  gang,  foot chase,  shot in the back,  f word,  revolver,  car crash,  held at gunpoint,  written by director,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  tattoo,  explosion,  photograph,  bare chested male,  violence,  death,  murder,  blood

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