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

Total Recall (2012)

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

Themes:amnesia,  surveillance,  deception,  escape,  drunkenness,  torture,  betrayal
Mood:nightmare
Locations:apartment,  elevator,  hotel,  bar
Characters:prostitute
Period:future
Story:resistance fighter,  flash grenade,  factory worker,  robot soldier,  female assassin,  female spy,  grand piano,  killer robot,  piano playing,  elevator shaft,  one man army,  remake of cult film,  remake of american film,  police shootout,  train explosion,  knife fight,  three breasted woman,  reference to ian fleming,  facial reconstruction,  falling through a rooftop window,  total recall,  brain scanner,  british colonialism,  peace symbol,  body scanner,  futuristic train,  implanted memory,  hit in the throat,  chancellor,  surviving,  false memory,  man punches a woman,  fake id,  safe deposit box,  repressed memory,  body armor,  flying car,  zero gravity,  big ben london,  woman punches a man,  stun gun,  villain not really dead cliche,  lasso,  megacorporation,  husband murders wife,  double agent,  totalitarianism,  corrupt official,  fight the system,  shot in the hand,  film starts with text,  reluctant hero,  world domination,  megalomaniac,  stabbed in the hand,  abandoned building,  taser,  desert eagle,  reference to barack obama,  oppression,  torso cut in half,  political corruption,  media coverage,  gatling gun,  government agent,  lasersight,  lens flare,  bulletproof vest,  undercover agent,  jumping through a window,  ex soldier,  hologram,  artificial intelligence,  cyberpunk,  resistance,  murder of a police officer,  gas mask,  action heroine,  strong female lead,  railway station,  jumping from height,  rebellion,  phone booth,  police chase,  swat team,  stabbed in the stomach,  villainess,  self mutilation,  catfight,  stylized violence,  grenade,  strong female character,  secret agent,  shot in the arm,  character says i love you,  severed arm,  dystopia,  exploding body,  shot in the shoulder,  injection,  manipulation,  scar,  opening action scene,  tough girl,  bank,  fugitive,  factory,  based on short story,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  post apocalypse,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  news report,  double cross,  dream sequence,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  security guard,  tied to a chair,  subway,  mixed martial arts,  army,  ambulance,  disguise,  assassin,  foot chase,  spy,  shot in the back,  piano,  robot,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  car chase,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  remake,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  rain,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  two word title,  police,  murder,  death,  interview,  violence,  flashback

Total Recall (1990)
Action, Sci-fi, Thriller

Total Recall (1990)

Douglas Quaid is haunted by a recurring dream about a journey to Mars. He hopes to find out more about this dream and buys a holiday at Rekall Inc. where they sell implanted memories. But something goes wrong with the memory implantation and he remembers being a secret agent fighting against the evil Mars administrator Cohaagen. Now the story really begins and it's a rollercoaster ride until the massive end of the movie. (Read More)

Themes:amnesia,  betrayal
Mood:nightmare
Locations:elevator,  hotel,  bar
Characters:prostitute
Period:future
Story:one man army,  police shootout,  three breasted woman,  total recall,  futuristic train,  implanted memory,  false memory,  safe deposit box,  megacorporation,  husband murders wife,  oppression,  jumping through a window,  hologram,  cyberpunk,  resistance,  rebellion,  villainess,  catfight,  secret agent,  shot in the arm,  severed arm,  dystopia,  shot in the shoulder,  tough girl,  based on short story,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  news report,  dream sequence,  anti hero,  security guard,  subway,  foot chase,  shot in the back,  robot,  hand to hand combat,  car chase,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  two word title,  murder,  violence

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

Brick Mansions (2014)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal
Locations:apartment,  elevator
Period:future
Story:female assassin,  one man army,  police shootout,  corrupt official,  taser,  desert eagle,  jumping through a window,  ex soldier,  jumping from height,  police chase,  swat team,  catfight,  stylized violence,  shot in the arm,  opening action scene,  tough girl,  news report,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  security guard,  tied to a chair,  mixed martial arts,  ambulance,  foot chase,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  car chase,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  remake,  machine gun,  fistfight,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  two word title,  death,  murder,  police,  flashback,  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,  escape,  torture,  betrayal
Locations:hotel
Story:female spy,  one man army,  knife fight,  chancellor,  double agent,  taser,  lasersight,  undercover agent,  jumping through a window,  action heroine,  phone booth,  strong female character,  secret agent,  shot in the arm,  manipulation,  opening action scene,  tough girl,  fugitive,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  on the run,  double cross,  security guard,  subway,  mixed martial arts,  disguise,  assassin,  foot chase,  spy,  shot in the back,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  car chase,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  rain,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  death,  violence,  murder,  flashback

Terminator Genisys (2015) is one of the best movies like Total Recall (2012)
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,  betrayal
Period:future
Story:resistance fighter,  killer robot,  one man army,  megacorporation,  fight the system,  shot in the hand,  abandoned building,  taser,  desert eagle,  government agent,  lens flare,  jumping through a window,  hologram,  artificial intelligence,  cyberpunk,  resistance,  murder of a police officer,  gas mask,  action heroine,  shot in the arm,  severed arm,  exploding body,  shot in the shoulder,  manipulation,  tough girl,  fugitive,  factory,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  post apocalypse,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  news report,  security guard,  disguise,  assassin,  foot chase,  shot in the back,  robot,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  car chase,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  bare chested male,  two word title,  death,  murder,  flashback,  interview

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:amnesia,  deception,  escape,  betrayal
Locations:apartment,  bar
Period:future
Story:female spy,  killer robot,  false memory,  repressed memory,  woman punches a man,  megacorporation,  fight the system,  taser,  gatling gun,  government agent,  lasersight,  bulletproof vest,  jumping through a window,  hologram,  artificial intelligence,  cyberpunk,  action heroine,  strong female lead,  jumping from height,  stylized violence,  grenade,  secret agent,  severed arm,  dystopia,  exploding body,  injection,  manipulation,  opening action scene,  tough girl,  fugitive,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  anti hero,  security guard,  tied to a chair,  mixed martial arts,  assassin,  foot chase,  spy,  robot,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  remake,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  knife,  explosion,  bare chested male,  flashback,  death,  murder,  violence

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,  deception,  escape,  betrayal
Locations:apartment,  elevator,  bar
Story:flash grenade,  female spy,  one man army,  police shootout,  abandoned building,  media coverage,  lasersight,  bulletproof vest,  ex soldier,  gas mask,  swat team,  stylized violence,  secret agent,  shot in the arm,  shot in the shoulder,  manipulation,  bank,  fugitive,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  news report,  double cross,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  security guard,  tied to a chair,  subway,  mixed martial arts,  ambulance,  disguise,  foot chase,  spy,  shot in the back,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  flashback,  police,  death,  murder,  violence

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:amnesia,  surveillance,  deception,  escape,  drunkenness,  torture,  betrayal
Locations:apartment,  bar
Story:female spy,  knife fight,  surviving,  big ben london,  zero gravity,  lasso,  fight the system,  world domination,  megalomaniac,  desert eagle,  torso cut in half,  media coverage,  gatling gun,  undercover agent,  hologram,  ex soldier,  phone booth,  villainess,  stylized violence,  secret agent,  severed arm,  character says i love you,  exploding body,  shot in the shoulder,  injection,  manipulation,  scar,  opening action scene,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the forehead,  news report,  double cross,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  security guard,  tied to a chair,  mixed martial arts,  ambulance,  assassin,  spy,  shot in the back,  piano,  robot,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  car chase,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  rain,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  murder,  flashback,  violence,  death

Underworld: Blood Wars (2016) is one of the best movies like Total Recall (2012)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Underworld: Blood Wars (2016)

The next installment in the blockbuster franchise, UNDERWORLD: BLOOD WARS follows Vampire death dealer, Selene (Kate Beckinsale) as she fends off brutal attacks from both the Lycan clan and the Vampire faction that betrayed her. With her only allies, David (Theo James) and his father Thomas (Charles Dance), she must stop the eternal war between Lycans and Vampires, even if it means she has to make the ultimate sacrifice. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal
Story:female assassin,  female spy,  man punches a woman,  woman punches a man,  corrupt official,  reluctant hero,  stabbed in the hand,  desert eagle,  torso cut in half,  jumping through a window,  hologram,  action heroine,  strong female lead,  jumping from height,  villainess,  stylized violence,  shot in the arm,  severed arm,  shot in the shoulder,  injection,  manipulation,  opening action scene,  tough girl,  fugitive,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  double cross,  no opening credits,  security guard,  subway,  mixed martial arts,  army,  assassin,  spy,  shot in the back,  interrogation,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  bare chested male,  death,  flashback,  murder,  violence

Salt (2010)
Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Salt (2010)

Evelyn Salt is a CIA agent and highly respected by all, including her boss, Ted Winter. Out of the blue, a Russian spy walks into their offices and offers a vital piece of information: the President of Russia will be assassinated during his forthcoming visit to New York City to attend the funeral of the recently deceased U.S. Vice President. The name of the assassin: Evelyn Salt. Concerned about the safety of her husband, who she cannot contact, she goes on the run. Winter refuses to accept that she is a mole or a double agent but her actions begin to raise doubts. Just who is Evelyn Salt and what is she planning? (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal
Locations:apartment,  elevator,  hotel
Story:flash grenade,  female spy,  elevator shaft,  double agent,  taser,  media coverage,  government agent,  bulletproof vest,  jumping through a window,  action heroine,  strong female lead,  jumping from height,  police chase,  swat team,  grenade,  strong female character,  secret agent,  exploding body,  shot in the shoulder,  scar,  fugitive,  on the run,  news report,  double cross,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  subway,  ambulance,  disguise,  assassin,  foot chase,  spy,  shot in the back,  interrogation,  car crash,  bomb,  car chase,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  husband wife relationship,  violence,  flashback,  interview,  murder,  police

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,  escape,  torture,  betrayal
Characters:prostitute
Story:resistance fighter,  stun gun,  megacorporation,  fight the system,  reluctant hero,  abandoned building,  gatling gun,  lasersight,  jumping through a window,  hologram,  cyberpunk,  resistance,  dystopia,  exploding body,  shot in the shoulder,  injection,  scar,  tough girl,  fugitive,  post apocalypse,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  double cross,  dream sequence,  no opening credits,  tied to a chair,  foot chase,  shot in the back,  interrogation,  bomb,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the chest,  helicopter,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  surprise ending,  explosion,  bare chested male,  flashback,  death,  violence,  murder

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

For Steve Rogers, awakening after decades of suspended animation involves more than catching up on pop culture; it also means that this old school idealist must face a world of subtler threats and difficult moral complexities. That becomes clear when Director Nick Fury is killed by the mysterious assassin, the Winter Soldier, but not before warning Rogers that SHIELD has been subverted by its enemies. When Rogers acts on Fury's warning to trust no one there, he is branded as a traitor by the organization. Now a fugitive, Captain America must get to the bottom of this deadly mystery with the help of the Black Widow and his new friend, The Falcon. However, the battle will be costly for the Sentinel of Liberty, with Rogers finding enemies where he least expects them while learning that the Winter Soldier looks disturbingly familiar. (Read More)

Themes:amnesia,  surveillance,  deception,  torture,  betrayal
Locations:apartment,  elevator
Story:female assassin,  female spy,  one man army,  knife fight,  double agent,  corrupt official,  world domination,  megalomaniac,  stabbed in the hand,  gatling gun,  government agent,  lasersight,  bulletproof vest,  undercover agent,  jumping through a window,  hologram,  ex soldier,  artificial intelligence,  action heroine,  jumping from height,  stylized violence,  secret agent,  shot in the arm,  shot in the shoulder,  tough girl,  fugitive,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  on the run,  no opening credits,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  disguise,  assassin,  foot chase,  spy,  shot in the back,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  car chase,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  bare chested male,  death,  violence,  murder,  flashback

A Good Day To Die Hard (2013) is one of the best movies like Total Recall (2012)
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,  escape,  betrayal
Locations:elevator,  hotel
Story:one man army,  police shootout,  corrupt official,  media coverage,  gatling gun,  lasersight,  lens flare,  bulletproof vest,  undercover agent,  jumping through a window,  gas mask,  jumping from height,  shot in the arm,  character says i love you,  exploding body,  shot in the shoulder,  manipulation,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  on the run,  news report,  double cross,  anti hero,  assassin,  shot in the back,  car crash,  bomb,  car chase,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  bare chested male,  murder

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,  escape,  torture,  betrayal
Locations:bar
Characters:prostitute
Story:female assassin,  female spy,  one man army,  knife fight,  reluctant hero,  world domination,  megalomaniac,  gatling gun,  government agent,  undercover agent,  jumping through a window,  hologram,  jumping from height,  swat team,  stabbed in the stomach,  catfight,  stylized violence,  secret agent,  shot in the arm,  severed arm,  exploding body,  shot in the shoulder,  tough girl,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  news report,  double cross,  anti hero,  tied to a chair,  mixed martial arts,  disguise,  assassin,  foot chase,  spy,  shot in the back,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  car chase,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  police,  violence,  flashback,  death,  murder

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:amnesia,  surveillance,  deception,  escape,  drunkenness,  torture,  betrayal
Locations:apartment,  elevator,  bar
Characters:prostitute
Story:one man army,  police shootout,  world domination,  megalomaniac,  stabbed in the hand,  abandoned building,  taser,  gatling gun,  bulletproof vest,  jumping through a window,  artificial intelligence,  jumping from height,  police chase,  villainess,  self mutilation,  stylized violence,  shot in the arm,  severed arm,  character says i love you,  exploding body,  shot in the shoulder,  manipulation,  fugitive,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  double cross,  anti hero,  security guard,  tied to a chair,  subway,  mixed martial arts,  army,  disguise,  assassin,  foot chase,  shot in the back,  robot,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  car chase,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  murder,  death,  flashback,  violence,  police

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,  torture,  betrayal
Story:knife fight,  surviving,  big ben london,  world domination,  megalomaniac,  media coverage,  gatling gun,  lens flare,  bulletproof vest,  ex soldier,  action heroine,  jumping from height,  self mutilation,  stylized violence,  grenade,  shot in the arm,  exploding body,  injection,  opening action scene,  tough girl,  factory,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  on the run,  news report,  double cross,  no opening credits,  security guard,  tied to a chair,  mixed martial arts,  army,  disguise,  assassin,  foot chase,  shot in the back,  interrogation,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  bare chested male,  murder,  violence,  flashback,  death

Xxx: Return Of Xander Cage (2017) is one of the best movies like Total Recall (2012)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

Xxx: Return Of Xander Cage (2017)

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

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  betrayal
Locations:apartment,  elevator,  bar
Story:female assassin,  female spy,  one man army,  big ben london,  zero gravity,  fight the system,  abandoned building,  government agent,  lasersight,  bulletproof vest,  undercover agent,  jumping through a window,  ex soldier,  action heroine,  jumping from height,  swat team,  villainess,  stylized violence,  grenade,  secret agent,  shot in the arm,  scar,  manipulation,  opening action scene,  tough girl,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the forehead,  news report,  double cross,  anti hero,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  assassin,  foot chase,  spy,  shot in the back,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  car chase,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  bare chested male,  murder,  violence,  death

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

Hitman: Agent 47 (2015)

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

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal
Locations:apartment,  hotel
Story:one man army,  knife fight,  megacorporation,  shot in the hand,  lasersight,  jumping through a window,  action heroine,  stylized violence,  secret agent,  shot in the arm,  exploding body,  shot in the shoulder,  injection,  opening action scene,  tough girl,  fugitive,  factory,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  anti hero,  tied to a chair,  mixed martial arts,  army,  disguise,  assassin,  foot chase,  shot in the back,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  car chase,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  murder,  death,  flashback,  violence

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

American Ultra (2015)

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

Themes:amnesia,  surveillance,  deception,  escape,  betrayal
Locations:elevator,  hotel
Story:female assassin,  female spy,  one man army,  police shootout,  repressed memory,  woman punches a man,  fight the system,  reluctant hero,  stabbed in the hand,  taser,  lasersight,  undercover agent,  jumping through a window,  gas mask,  swat team,  stylized violence,  secret agent,  shot in the arm,  character says i love you,  manipulation,  tough girl,  fugitive,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  news report,  double cross,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  mixed martial arts,  ambulance,  disguise,  assassin,  spy,  shot in the back,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  bare chested male,  two word title,  flashback,  death,  police,  murder,  violence

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)

Themes:surveillance,  escape,  torture
Locations:elevator
Story:female assassin,  villain not really dead cliche,  megacorporation,  desert eagle,  bulletproof vest,  hologram,  artificial intelligence,  cyberpunk,  resistance,  gas mask,  action heroine,  catfight,  stylized violence,  shot in the arm,  character says i love you,  dystopia,  exploding body,  shot in the shoulder,  injection,  tough girl,  post apocalypse,  shot in the forehead,  subway,  mixed martial arts,  army,  assassin,  foot chase,  shot in the back,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  car chase,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  rain,  shootout,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  flashback,  death,  murder,  violence

Ghost In The Shell (1995) is one of the best movies like Total Recall (2012)
Action, Animation, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Ghost In The Shell (1995)

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

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape
Locations:apartment,  elevator,  hotel
Period:future
Story:female spy,  police shootout,  implanted memory,  false memory,  abandoned building,  torso cut in half,  gatling gun,  government agent,  hologram,  artificial intelligence,  cyberpunk,  action heroine,  jumping from height,  police chase,  swat team,  grenade,  secret agent,  severed arm,  dystopia,  manipulation,  tough girl,  fugitive,  mixed martial arts,  foot chase,  spy,  shot in the back,  robot,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  car chase,  brawl,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  murder,  police,  violence,  death

Jason Bourne (2016)
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,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal
Locations:apartment,  elevator,  hotel
Story:female spy,  one man army,  knife fight,  safe deposit box,  woman punches a man,  fight the system,  government agent,  bulletproof vest,  jumping from height,  police chase,  swat team,  strong female character,  secret agent,  scar,  manipulation,  fugitive,  on the run,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  ambulance,  disguise,  assassin,  foot chase,  spy,  shot in the back,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  car chase,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  police,  death,  murder,  flashback,  violence

Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Captain America: Civil War (2016)

With many people fearing the actions of super heroes, the government decides to push for the Hero Registration Act, a law that limits a hero's actions. This results in a division in The Avengers. Iron Man stands with this Act, claiming that their actions must be kept in check otherwise cities will continue to be destroyed, but Captain America feels that saving the world is daring enough and that they cannot rely on the government to protect the world. This escalates into an all-out war between Team Iron Man (Iron Man, Black Panther, Vision, Black Widow, War Machine, and Spider-Man) and Team Captain America (Captain America, Bucky Barnes, Falcon, Scarlet Witch, Hawkeye, and Ant Man) while a new villain emerges. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal
Locations:apartment,  hotel,  bar
Story:female spy,  elevator shaft,  one man army,  man punches a woman,  woman punches a man,  abandoned building,  media coverage,  gatling gun,  lasersight,  lens flare,  jumping through a window,  hologram,  ex soldier,  artificial intelligence,  gas mask,  action heroine,  jumping from height,  police chase,  swat team,  stylized violence,  severed arm,  exploding body,  manipulation,  opening action scene,  tough girl,  fugitive,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  news report,  double cross,  no opening credits,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  ambulance,  disguise,  assassin,  foot chase,  spy,  piano,  robot,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  car chase,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  bare chested male,  murder,  violence,  death,  flashback

The Wolverine (2013)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Wolverine (2013)

In modern day Japan, Wolverine is out of his depth in an unknown world as he faces his ultimate nemesis in a life-or-death battle that will leave him forever changed. Vulnerable for the first time and pushed to his physical and emotional limits, he confronts not only lethal samurai steel but also his inner struggle against his own near-immortality, emerging more powerful than we have ever seen him before. (Read More)

Themes:escape,  drunkenness,  betrayal
Mood:nightmare
Locations:elevator,  hotel,  bar
Characters:prostitute
Story:female assassin,  one man army,  body scanner,  corrupt official,  reluctant hero,  stabbed in the hand,  media coverage,  lens flare,  ex soldier,  action heroine,  railway station,  stabbed in the stomach,  villainess,  self mutilation,  catfight,  stylized violence,  strong female character,  shot in the arm,  shot in the shoulder,  scar,  opening action scene,  tough girl,  fugitive,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  on the run,  news report,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  subway,  mixed martial arts,  assassin,  foot chase,  shot in the back,  robot,  hand to hand combat,  action hero,  falling from height,  brawl,  tough guy,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  rain,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  two word title,  death,  violence,  murder,  flashback

Olympus Has Fallen (2013) is one of the best movies like Total Recall (2012)
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,  escape,  torture,  betrayal
Story:female assassin,  one man army,  knife fight,  media coverage,  gatling gun,  government agent,  bulletproof vest,  murder of a police officer,  gas mask,  swat team,  stylized violence,  strong female character,  shot in the arm,  severed arm,  exploding body,  shot in the shoulder,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the forehead,  news report,  anti hero,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  ambulance,  disguise,  assassin,  foot chase,  shot in the back,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  knife,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  murder,  violence,  death,  flashback

Spy (2015)
Action, Comedy, Crime

Spy (2015)

Susan Cooper is an unassuming, deskbound CIA analyst, and the unsung hero behind the Agency's most dangerous missions. But when her partner falls off the grid and another top agent is compromised, she volunteers to go deep undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent a global crisis. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  betrayal
Locations:hotel,  bar
Characters:prostitute
Story:female assassin,  female spy,  knife fight,  zero gravity,  double agent,  stabbed in the hand,  abandoned building,  reference to barack obama,  undercover agent,  villainess,  catfight,  stylized violence,  shot in the arm,  shot in the shoulder,  opening action scene,  tough girl,  shot in the forehead,  double cross,  tied to a chair,  mixed martial arts,  disguise,  assassin,  foot chase,  spy,  shot in the back,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  car chase,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  murder,  death,  flashback,  violence

The Avengers (2012)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

The Avengers (2012)

Nick Fury is the director of S.H.I.E.L.D., an international peace-keeping agency. The agency is a who's who of Marvel Super Heroes, with Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow. When global security is threatened by Loki and his cohorts, Nick Fury and his team will need all their powers to save the world from disaster. (Read More)

Themes:deception,  escape,  betrayal
Locations:elevator
Story:female assassin,  knife fight,  world domination,  gatling gun,  government agent,  lens flare,  lasersight,  jumping through a window,  hologram,  ex soldier,  artificial intelligence,  action heroine,  strong female character,  secret agent,  severed arm,  exploding body,  manipulation,  tough girl,  bank,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  news report,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  tied to a chair,  mixed martial arts,  army,  disguise,  assassin,  spy,  shot in the back,  robot,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  knife,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  two word title,  flashback

Taken 3 (2014)
Action, Thriller

Taken 3 (2014)

Liam Neeson returns as ex-covert operative Bryan Mills, whose long awaited reconciliation with his ex-wife is tragically cut short when she is brutally murdered. Consumed with rage, and framed for the crime, he goes on the run to evade the relentless pursuit of the CIA, FBI and the police. For one last time, Mills must use his "particular set of skills," to track down the real killers, exact his unique brand of justice, and protect the only thing that matters to him now - his daughter. (Read More)

Themes:deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal
Locations:apartment,  elevator
Story:one man army,  husband murders wife,  lens flare,  jumping through a window,  police chase,  grenade,  character says i love you,  manipulation,  fugitive,  on the run,  news report,  double cross,  anti hero,  security guard,  tied to a chair,  assassin,  foot chase,  shot in the back,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  car chase,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  explosion,  flashback,  murder,  death,  violence,  police

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016) is one of the best movies like Total Recall (2012)
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,  deception,  escape,  betrayal
Mood:nightmare
Story:resistance fighter,  megacorporation,  fight the system,  world domination,  megalomaniac,  abandoned building,  desert eagle,  torso cut in half,  gatling gun,  hologram,  artificial intelligence,  cyberpunk,  resistance,  action heroine,  strong female lead,  jumping from height,  stylized violence,  shot in the arm,  severed arm,  dystopia,  exploding body,  shot in the shoulder,  scar,  opening action scene,  tough girl,  post apocalypse,  shot in the forehead,  double cross,  no opening credits,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  army,  shot in the back,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  murder,  violence,  flashback,  death

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

3 Days To Kill (2014)

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

Themes:deception,  torture
Locations:apartment,  elevator,  hotel,  bar
Story:female assassin,  female spy,  one man army,  lens flare,  bulletproof vest,  undercover agent,  gas mask,  secret agent,  character says i love you,  injection,  tough girl,  shot in the forehead,  anti hero,  subway,  mixed martial arts,  disguise,  assassin,  foot chase,  spy,  shot in the back,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  car chase,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  husband wife relationship,  flashback,  death,  violence,  murder

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,  deception
Locations:apartment,  elevator,  hotel,  bar
Story:female assassin,  female spy,  one man army,  safe deposit box,  taser,  political corruption,  undercover agent,  fugitive,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  news report,  double cross,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  mixed martial arts,  ambulance,  disguise,  assassin,  foot chase,  spy,  shot in the back,  piano,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  car chase,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  violence,  flashback,  murder,  death

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

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Themes:deception,  escape,  betrayal
Locations:elevator,  hotel,  bar
Story:female assassin,  one man army,  knife fight,  stabbed in the hand,  bulletproof vest,  self mutilation,  stylized violence,  shot in the arm,  shot in the shoulder,  manipulation,  opening action scene,  tough girl,  fugitive,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  double cross,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  subway,  mixed martial arts,  assassin,  foot chase,  shot in the back,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  car chase,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  death,  flashback,  murder,  violence

Atomic Blonde (2017) is one of the best movies like Total Recall (2012)
Action, Mystery, Thriller

Atomic Blonde (2017)

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

Themes:deception,  escape,  drunkenness,  torture,  betrayal
Locations:apartment,  elevator,  hotel,  bar
Story:resistance fighter,  female assassin,  female spy,  police shootout,  knife fight,  man punches a woman,  woman punches a man,  double agent,  film starts with text,  undercover agent,  resistance,  action heroine,  strong female lead,  jumping from height,  phone booth,  police chase,  stylized violence,  secret agent,  manipulation,  scar,  opening action scene,  tough girl,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  news report,  double cross,  mixed martial arts,  disguise,  assassin,  foot chase,  spy,  shot in the back,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  car chase,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  two word title,  police,  flashback,  death,  violence,  murder

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,  escape,  drunkenness,  betrayal
Locations:apartment,  elevator,  bar
Story:one man army,  police shootout,  reluctant hero,  media coverage,  lasersight,  bulletproof vest,  jumping through a window,  murder of a police officer,  jumping from height,  phone booth,  police chase,  swat team,  self mutilation,  stylized violence,  shot in the arm,  shot in the shoulder,  scar,  opening action scene,  bank,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the forehead,  news report,  double cross,  anti hero,  mixed martial arts,  ambulance,  disguise,  foot chase,  shot in the back,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  car chase,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  explosion,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  murder,  death,  police,  violence,  flashback

Takers (2010)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Takers (2010)

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

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  torture,  betrayal
Locations:apartment,  hotel,  bar
Story:piano playing,  police shootout,  desert eagle,  lasersight,  bulletproof vest,  jumping through a window,  murder of a police officer,  jumping from height,  police chase,  swat team,  shot in the shoulder,  scar,  bank,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the forehead,  double cross,  no opening credits,  security guard,  subway,  disguise,  foot chase,  shot in the back,  piano,  interrogation,  car crash,  car chase,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  murder,  interview,  death,  police,  violence

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:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal
Story:female assassin,  female spy,  one man army,  implanted memory,  big ben london,  megalomaniac,  taser,  government agent,  undercover agent,  police chase,  swat team,  secret agent,  shot in the shoulder,  injection,  scar,  opening action scene,  fugitive,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  news report,  double cross,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  security guard,  tied to a chair,  subway,  ambulance,  foot chase,  spy,  shot in the back,  piano,  interrogation,  car crash,  car chase,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  rain,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  death,  murder,  police,  flashback,  violence

Allegiant (2016) is one of the best movies like Total Recall (2012)
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. (Read More)

Themes:amnesia,  surveillance,  deception,  escape,  betrayal
Locations:elevator
Period:future
Story:one man army,  totalitarianism,  fight the system,  abandoned building,  lasersight,  bulletproof vest,  hologram,  cyberpunk,  gas mask,  action heroine,  strong female lead,  strong female character,  character says i love you,  dystopia,  injection,  scar,  manipulation,  tough girl,  fugitive,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  post apocalypse,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  double cross,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  army,  foot chase,  shot in the back,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  fistfight,  shot to death,  rain,  shootout,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  death,  violence,  murder

The Divergent Series: Insurgent (2015)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Divergent Series: Insurgent (2015)

One choice can transform you-or it can destroy you. But every choice has consequences, and as unrest surges in the factions all around her, Tris Prior must continue trying to save those she loves--and herself--while grappling with haunting questions of grief and forgiveness, identity and loyalty, politics and love. Tris's initiation day should have been marked by celebration and victory with her chosen faction; instead, the day ended with unspeakable horrors. War now looms as conflict between the factions and their ideologies grows. And in times of war, sides must be chosen, secrets will emerge, and choices will become even more irrevocable--and even more powerful. Transformed by her own decisions but also by haunting grief and guilt, radical new discoveries, and shifting relationships. Tris must fully embrace her Divergence, even if she does not know what she may lose by doing so. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal
Mood:nightmare
Story:resistance fighter,  knife fight,  totalitarianism,  corrupt official,  fight the system,  reluctant hero,  jumping through a window,  hologram,  cyberpunk,  resistance,  action heroine,  strong female lead,  jumping from height,  villainess,  catfight,  strong female character,  character says i love you,  dystopia,  injection,  tough girl,  fugitive,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  post apocalypse,  on the run,  double cross,  no opening credits,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  army,  foot chase,  shot in the back,  interrogation,  hand to hand combat,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  bare chested male,  flashback,  violence,  death,  murder

Skyfall (2012)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

Skyfall (2012)

When Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, MI6 is attacked forcing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position to be challenged by Gareth Mallory (Ralph Fiennes), the new Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee. With MI6 now compromised from both inside and out, M is left with one ally she can trust: Bond. 007 takes to the shadows - aided only by field agent, Eve (Naomie Harris) - following a trail to the mysterious Silva (Javier Bardem), whose lethal and hidden motives have yet to reveal themselves. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal
Locations:apartment,  elevator,  hotel,  bar
Story:female spy,  one man army,  police shootout,  media coverage,  gatling gun,  lens flare,  undercover agent,  ex soldier,  grenade,  secret agent,  shot in the arm,  shot in the shoulder,  opening action scene,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  on the run,  news report,  double cross,  anti hero,  security guard,  tied to a chair,  subway,  mixed martial arts,  disguise,  assassin,  foot chase,  spy,  shot in the back,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  car chase,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  death,  police,  murder,  violence

Assassin's Creed (2016)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Assassin's Creed (2016)

Through a revolutionary technology that unlocks his genetic memories, Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) experiences the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar de Nerha, in 15th Century Spain. Callum discovers he is descended from a mysterious secret society, the Assassins, and amasses incredible knowledge and skills to take on the oppressive and powerful Templar organization in the present day. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  betrayal
Locations:elevator
Story:female assassin,  knife fight,  woman punches a man,  megacorporation,  husband murders wife,  totalitarianism,  fight the system,  world domination,  cyberpunk,  action heroine,  jumping from height,  stabbed in the stomach,  self mutilation,  stylized violence,  grenade,  shot in the arm,  injection,  scar,  manipulation,  tough girl,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  double cross,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  army,  assassin,  foot chase,  shot in the back,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  action hero,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  violence,  flashback,  murder,  death

In Time (2011) is one of the best movies like Total Recall (2012)
Action, Sci-fi, Thriller

In Time (2011)

Welcome to a world where time has become the ultimate currency. You stop aging at 25, but there's a catch: you're genetically-engineered to live only one more year, unless you can buy your way out of it. The rich "earn" decades at a time (remaining at age 25), becoming essentially immortal, while the rest beg, borrow or steal enough hours to make it through the day. When a man from the wrong side of the tracks is falsely accused of murder, he is forced to go on the run with a beautiful hostage. Living minute to minute, the duo's love becomes a powerful tool in their war against the system. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  drunkenness,  betrayal
Locations:apartment,  elevator,  hotel,  bar
Characters:prostitute
Period:future
Story:factory worker,  police shootout,  fight the system,  abandoned building,  media coverage,  lens flare,  cyberpunk,  murder of a police officer,  jumping from height,  police chase,  swat team,  character says i love you,  dystopia,  shot in the shoulder,  bank,  fugitive,  factory,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  on the run,  news report,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  disguise,  foot chase,  shot in the back,  interrogation,  car crash,  car chase,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  brawl,  tough guy,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  surprise ending,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  two word title,  flashback,  murder,  police,  death,  violence

The Fate Of The Furious (2017)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller

The Fate Of The Furious (2017)

Now that Dom and Letty are on their honeymoon and Brian and Mia have retired from the game-and the rest of the crew has been exonerated-the globetrotting team has found a semblance of a normal life. But when a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime he can't seem to escape and a betrayal of those closest to him, they will face trials that will test them as never before. From the shores of Cuba and the streets of New York City to the icy plains off the arctic Barents Sea, the elite force will crisscross the globe to stop an anarchist from unleashing chaos on the world's stage... and to bring home the man who made them a family. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  betrayal
Locations:hotel,  bar
Story:one man army,  woman punches a man,  taser,  desert eagle,  gatling gun,  government agent,  bulletproof vest,  ex soldier,  action heroine,  jumping from height,  police chase,  swat team,  villainess,  grenade,  secret agent,  manipulation,  scar,  opening action scene,  tough girl,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  double cross,  anti hero,  security guard,  tied to a chair,  mixed martial arts,  disguise,  assassin,  foot chase,  spy,  shot in the back,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  car chase,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  flashback,  death,  violence,  murder

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:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal
Locations:apartment,  elevator,  bar
Story:grand piano,  one man army,  police shootout,  fight the system,  reluctant hero,  media coverage,  gatling gun,  lens flare,  bulletproof vest,  jumping through a window,  murder of a police officer,  gas mask,  action heroine,  jumping from height,  police chase,  swat team,  villainess,  stylized violence,  exploding body,  injection,  opening action scene,  tough girl,  fugitive,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  on the run,  news report,  double cross,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  security guard,  subway,  mixed martial arts,  army,  ambulance,  disguise,  assassin,  foot chase,  shot in the back,  piano,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  bare chested male,  death,  murder,  flashback,  police

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

Red 2 (2013)

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

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal
Locations:hotel,  bar
Story:female assassin,  female spy,  safe deposit box,  shot in the hand,  reluctant hero,  taser,  gatling gun,  undercover agent,  action heroine,  swat team,  stylized violence,  grenade,  secret agent,  shot in the arm,  exploding body,  shot in the shoulder,  injection,  tough girl,  fugitive,  on the run,  double cross,  anti hero,  security guard,  tied to a chair,  mixed martial arts,  disguise,  assassin,  foot chase,  spy,  shot in the back,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  car chase,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  knife,  explosion,  bare chested male,  murder,  violence,  death

Iron Man 3 (2013) is one of the best movies like Total Recall (2012)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Iron Man 3 (2013)

Marvel's "Iron Man 3" pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy's hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. This journey, at every turn, will test his mettle. With his back against the wall, Stark is left to survive by his own devices, relying on his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him. As he fights his way back, Stark discovers the answer to the question that has secretly haunted him: does the man make the suit or does the suit make the man? (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal
Mood:nightmare
Locations:elevator,  hotel,  bar
Story:female assassin,  one man army,  stun gun,  villain not really dead cliche,  taser,  media coverage,  gatling gun,  ex soldier,  hologram,  artificial intelligence,  swat team,  villainess,  stylized violence,  grenade,  severed arm,  exploding body,  injection,  manipulation,  scar,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  news report,  double cross,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  army,  ambulance,  disguise,  assassin,  foot chase,  robot,  interrogation,  hand to hand combat,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  bare chested male,  flashback,  murder,  violence,  death

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

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal
Locations:apartment,  elevator,  bar
Characters:prostitute
Story:one man army,  police shootout,  man punches a woman,  woman punches a man,  taser,  action heroine,  jumping from height,  police chase,  stylized violence,  grenade,  manipulation,  opening action scene,  tough girl,  bank,  fugitive,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  news report,  double cross,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  security guard,  mixed martial arts,  ambulance,  assassin,  foot chase,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  car chase,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  fistfight,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  police,  flashback,  murder,  violence,  death

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)

After young Katniss Everdeen agrees to be the symbol of rebellion, the Mockingjay, she tries to return Peeta to his normal state, tries to get to the Capitol, and tries to deal with the battles coming her way...but all for her main goal: assassinating President Snow and returning peace to the Districts of Panem. As her squad starts to get smaller and smaller, will she make it to the Capitol? Will she get revenge on Snow or will her target change? Will she be with her "Star-Crossed Lover," Peeta, or her long-time friend, Gale? Deaths, bombs, bow and arrows, a love triangle, hope... What will happen? (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  betrayal
Period:future
Story:resistance fighter,  futuristic train,  repressed memory,  totalitarianism,  fight the system,  reluctant hero,  abandoned building,  oppression,  media coverage,  hologram,  cyberpunk,  resistance,  action heroine,  strong female lead,  rebellion,  strong female character,  shot in the arm,  dystopia,  exploding body,  manipulation,  tough girl,  fugitive,  post apocalypse,  on the run,  news report,  double cross,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  subway,  army,  disguise,  foot chase,  bomb,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  brawl,  tough guy,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  knife,  explosion,  death,  murder,  violence

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:surveillance,  deception
Locations:apartment
Story:resistance fighter,  film starts with text,  media coverage,  gatling gun,  lens flare,  bulletproof vest,  resistance,  gas mask,  shot in the arm,  dystopia,  shot in the shoulder,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  news report,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  tied to a chair,  subway,  ambulance,  foot chase,  shot in the back,  car crash,  held at gunpoint,  tough guy,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  bare chested male,  death,  violence,  police,  murder

American Assassin (2017) is one of the best movies like Total Recall (2012)
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,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal
Locations:apartment,  elevator,  hotel,  bar
Story:female spy,  one man army,  knife fight,  man punches a woman,  government agent,  undercover agent,  jumping through a window,  hologram,  gas mask,  action heroine,  secret agent,  shot in the arm,  shot in the shoulder,  scar,  opening action scene,  tough girl,  bank,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the forehead,  news report,  double cross,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  tied to a chair,  mixed martial arts,  assassin,  foot chase,  spy,  shot in the back,  interrogation,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  car chase,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  bare chested male,  two word title,  interview,  death,  flashback,  murder,  violence

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,  deception,  escape,  betrayal
Story:resistance fighter,  one man army,  knife fight,  fight the system,  taser,  media coverage,  political corruption,  gatling gun,  bulletproof vest,  resistance,  rebellion,  self mutilation,  shot in the arm,  dystopia,  exploding body,  shot in the shoulder,  manipulation,  fugitive,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  news report,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  tied to a chair,  mixed martial arts,  ambulance,  shot in the back,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bomb,  action hero,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  tough guy,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  knife,  explosion,  bare chested male,  murder,  violence,  death,  flashback

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