Movies about hired killers

Movies about hired killers
List of the best hired killer movies selected by visitors to our site: Ava, The Old Guard, Message Man, Extraction, Proud Mary, Shooter, Cold Blood, Killer Elite, Gemini Man, The Courier.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA

A black ops assassin is forced to fight for her own survival after a job goes dangerously wrong.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA

Four undying warriors who've secretly protected humanity for centuries become targeted for their mysterious powers just as they discover a new immortal.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryIndonesia, Australia, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates
Duration01:43

A retired assassins past catches up with him and his brutality surfaces as he goes on a final killing spree to make things right.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, Canada, Thailand

Tyler Rake, a fearless mercenary who offers his services on the black market, embarks on a dangerous mission when he is hired to rescue the kidnapped son of a Mumbai crime lord.

Markimdb: 5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:14

Mary is a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:04

A marksman living in exile is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the president. Ultimately double-crossed and framed for the attempt, he goes on the run to track the real killer and find out who exactly set him up, and why.

Markimdb: 4.6
Genreaction, thriller
CountryFrance, Ukraine, Belgium
Duration01:07

A legendary but retired hit man lives in peace and isolation in the barren North American wilderness. When he rescues a woman from a snowmobiling accident, he soon discovers that she's harboring a secret that forces him to return to his lethal ways.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia
Duration01:56

    Based on a shocking true story, Killer Elite pits two of the world’s most elite operatives—Danny, an ex-special ops agent and Hunter, his longtime mentor—against the cunning leader of a secret military society. Covering the globe from Australia to Paris, London and the Middle East, Danny and Hunter are plunged into a highly dangerous game of cat and mouse—where the predators become the prey.

    Markimdb: 5.7
    Genrefantastic, action
    CountryUSA, China
    Duration02:07

    Ageing assassin, Henry Brogen tries to get out of the business but finds himself in the ultimate battle—fighting his own clone who is 25 years younger than him, and at the peak of his abilities.

    Markimdb: 4.5
    Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
    CountryUSA
    Duration01:35

    A shady FBI agent recruits a courier to deliver a mysterious package to a vengeful master criminal who has recently resurfaced with a diabolical plan.

    Markimdb: 5.7
    Genreaction, thriller, drama
    CountryIsrael, France, USA
    Duration01:42

    In an old apartment building on the wrong side of the tracks, two women, unknown to each other, live across the hall on the second floor. Galia is an assassin involved against her will with the local sex-traffic mafia. All she wants is to reunite with her little daughter that she left back home in Russia. Eleanor is a grocery store cashier and a battered wife. She dreams of winning the lottery and running away from her abusive husband. Galia and Eleanor don't know each other, but as neighbors they share two things: an adjoining wall and a strong need to plan their escape. As Galia disobeys her latest contract, a woman target, and Eleanor discovers that she's pregnant, the two women decide to take action against their oppressors in a fight for survival and freedom.

    Markimdb: 6.2
    Genreaction, thriller, crime
    CountryUSA

    After she's irreversibly poisoned, a ruthless criminal operative has less than 24 hours to exact revenge on her enemies and in the process forms an unexpected bond with the daughter of one of her past victims.

    Markimdb: 5
    Genrehorror, thriller
    CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
    Duration02:20

    Five carnival workers are kidnapped and held hostage in an abandoned, Hell-like compound where they are forced to participate in a violent game, the goal of which is to survive twelve hours against a gang of sadistic clowns.

    Markimdb: 6.1
    Genreaction, comedy
    CountryUSA, Luxembourg
    Duration02:36

    American Ultra is a fast-paced action comedy about Mike, a seemingly hapless and unmotivated stoner whose small-town life with his live-in girlfriend, Phoebe, is suddenly turned upside down. Unbeknownst to him, Mike is actually a highly trained, lethal sleeper agent. In the blink of an eye, as his secret past comes back to haunt him, Mike is thrust into the middle of a deadly government operation and is forced to summon his inner action-hero in order to survive.

    Markimdb: 5.5
    Genreaction, thriller, comedy, melodrama
    CountryUSA
    Duration01:40

    When an elite assassin marries a beautiful computer whiz after a whirlwind romance, he gives up the gun and settles down with his new bride. That is, until he learns that someone from his past has put a contract out on his life.

    Markimdb: 5.6
    Genreaction, thriller, crime
    CountryUSA
    Duration01:33

    A fireman takes an unexpected course of action when a man whom he's been ordered to testify against—after being held up at a local convenience store—threatens him.

    Markimdb: 6.7
    Genrecomedy, crime
    CountryUSA
    Duration01:38

    A mobster named Jimmy the Tulip agrees to cooperate with an FBI investigation in order to stay out of prison; he's relocated by the authorities to a life of suburban anonymity as part of a witness protection program. It's not long before a couple of his new neighbors figure out his true identity and come knocking to see if he'd be up for one more hit, suburban style.

    Markimdb: 5.3
    Genreaction, crime
    CountryCanada
    Duration02:38

    When his fiancee is kidnapped by human traffickers, Roman and his ex-military brothers set out to track her down and save her before it is too late. Along the way, Roman teams up with Avery, a cop investigating human trafficking and fighting the corrupt bureaucracy that has harmful intentions.

    Markimdb: 6.5
    Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
    CountryUSA
    Duration02:00

    After five (or six) years of vanilla-wedded bliss, ordinary suburbanites John and Jane Smith are stuck in a huge rut. Unbeknownst to each other, they are both coolly lethal, highly-paid assassins working for rival organisations. When they discover they're each other's next target, their secret lives collide in a spicy, explosive mix of wicked comedy, pent-up passion, nonstop action and high-tech weaponry.

    Markimdb: 6.6
    Genreaction, thriller
    CountryFrance, USA, Canada, Russia
    Duration02:05

    Beneath Anna Poliatova's striking beauty lies a secret that will unleash her indelible strength and skill to become one of the world's most feared government assassins.

    Markimdb: 5.1
    Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
    CountryUSA

    A hit man named Kai flies into Bangkok, gets a gun, and orders a cab. He offers a professional female driver big money to be his all-night driver. But when she realizes Kai is committing brutal murders at each stop, it's too late to walk away. Meanwhile, an offbeat police detective races to decode the string of slayings before more blood is spilled.

    Markimdb: 6.3
    Genreaction, comedy, melodrama
    CountryUSA
    Duration02:32

    A girl falls for the "perfect" guy, who happens to have a very fatal flaw: he's a hitman on the run from the crime cartels who employ him.

    Markimdb: 6.6
    Genreaction, thriller, adventure, crime
    CountryFrance, USA
    Duration01:33

    Arthur Bishop is a 'mechanic' - an elite assassin with a strict code and unique talent for cleanly eliminating targets. It's a job that requires professional perfection and total detachment, and Bishop is the best in the business. But when he is ordered to take out his mentor and close friend Harry, Bishop is anything but detached.

    Markimdb: 5.2
    Genreaction, thriller, crime
    CountryUSA
    Duration01:38

    Deadly Impact follows hard-nosed cop Thomas Armstrong (Flanery) whose life was shattered when he became the helpless target of a mastermind murderer. Returning home after a much-needed break, Armstrong joins the FBI to seek revenge and help track down the same killer that threatened his existence, however this time the assassin is back to terrorize not just a single person, but the entire city.

    Markimdb: 6.7
    Genrefantastic, action, thriller, crime
    CountryUSA, Germany
    Duration01:50

    Doormat Wesley Gibson discovers that his recently murdered father – who Wesley never knew – belonged to a secret guild of assassins. After a leather-clad sexpot drafts Wesley into the society, he hones his innate killing skills and turns avenger.

    Markimdb: 2.6
    Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
    CountryUSA, Canada
    Duration02:02

    When a mysterious orb of light strikes a deep water oil rig, the massive explosion erupts into a ball of flames creating a swirling mass of clouds and fire. As the twister begins to move ...

    Markimdb: 5.5
    Genreaction, thriller
    CountryGermany, Spain, USA
    Duration02:02

    An assassin forges an unlikely partnership with one of his targets: a woman seeking revenge for the murder of her family.

    Markimdb: 7.6
    Genrethriller, drama, crime
    CountryUSA, Canada
    Duration01:42

    A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.

    Markimdb: 7.4
    Genreaction, thriller, crime
    CountryUSA, Hong Kong, China
    Duration01:41

      Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.

      Markimdb: 4.9
      Genreaction, thriller, crime
      CountryUSA

      A lonesome stranger with nerves of steel must track down and kill a rogue hitman to satisfy an outstanding debt. But the only information he's been given is a time and location where to find his quarry. No name. No description. Nothing.

      Markimdb: 7.8
      Genredrama, crime, biography
      CountryUSA

      Pennsylvania, 1956. Frank Sheeran, a war veteran of Irish origin who works as a truck driver, accidentally meets mobster Russell Bufalino. Once Frank becomes his trusted man, Bufalino sends him to Chicago with the task of helping Jimmy Hoffa, a powerful union leader related to organized crime, with whom Frank will maintain a close friendship for nearly twenty years.

      Markimdb: 5.6
      Genreaction, thriller, crime
      CountryThailand, China, USA
      Duration01:31

      A crime syndicate places a hit on a billionaire's daughter, making her the target of an elite assassin squad. A small band of down-and-out mercenaries protects her, fighting tooth and nail to stop the assassins from reaching their target.

      Markimdb: 6.3
      Genreaction, thriller, crime
      CountryUSA, France
      Duration01:29

      The best-selling videogame, Hitman, roars to life with both barrels blazing in this hardcore action-thriller starring Timothy Olyphant. A genetically engineered assassin with deadly aim, known only as "Agent 47" eliminates strategic targets for a top-secret organization. But when he's double-crossed, the hunter becomes the prey as 47 finds himself in a life-or-death game of international intrigue.

      Markimdb: 7.9
      Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime
      CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
      Duration01:42

      Ray and Ken, two hit men, are in Bruges, Belgium, waiting for their next mission. While they are there they have time to think and discuss their previous assignment. When the mission is revealed to Ken, it is not what he expected.

      Markimdb: 3.2
      Genremelodrama, drama, sport
      CountryUSA

      18-year-old Penny Cooper spent years pining for Johnny Sanders Jr., but when a mysterious musician shows up on the beach, Penny is torn.

      Markimdb: 6.4
      Genreaction
      CountryUSA, United Kingdom

      John Garrity, his estranged wife and their young son embark on a perilous journey to find sanctuary as a planet-killing comet hurtles toward Earth. Amid terrifying accounts of cities getting levelled, the Garrity's experience the best and worst in humanity. As the countdown to the global apocalypse approaches zero, their incredible trek culminates in a desperate and last-minute flight to a possible safe haven.

      Markimdb: 7.4
      Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
      CountryHong Kong
      Duration01:35

      A reforming ex-gangster tries to reconcile with his estranged policeman brother, but the ties to his former gang are difficult to break.

      Markimdb: 7.9
      Genreaction, fantasy, drama
      CountryChina, Hong Kong
      Duration01:39

      One man defeated three assassins who sought to murder the most powerful warlord in pre-unified China.

      Markimdb: 6.3
      Genrecomedy
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:32

      Two not-too-bright party girls reinvent themselves for their high school reunion. Armed with a borrowed Jaguar, new clothes and the story of their success as the inventors of Post-It notes, Romy and Michele descend on their alma mater, but their façade crumbles quickly.

      Markimdb: 5.8
      Genrethriller, comedy, crime
      CountryAustralia, USA
      Duration01:30

      While on a seemingly routine job, a jaded hit man discovers that he's not the only one with his target in the crosshairs.

      Markimdb: 6.2
      Genrethriller, comedy, detective
      CountryUSA

      The outrageous life of Reagan Collins, a model high school student with a "killer" after-school job that involves arranging “accidents” for his classmates' parents. When seasoned police detective Cliff Dawkins starts putting the pieces together, it's a battle of wits to see if Reagan can keep business booming.

      Markimdb: 5.1
      Genreaction, thriller, crime
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:29

      Career criminal Youngblood Priest wants out of the Atlanta drug scene, but as he ramps up sales, one little slip up threatens to bring the whole operation down before he can make his exit.

      Markimdb: 5
      Genrefantastic, action, thriller, crime
      CountryUSA, Canada, France

      Paris 2047. Most of the population spend all their time online, connected into virtual worlds, and don't care anymore about reality. A shadow agent, Nash, working for one of the multinational companies behind these virtual worlds, is tracking down terrorists who threaten the system...

      Markimdb: 2.8
      Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
      CountryJapan, USA
      Duration01:30

      A young man, Kazuya Mishima, wakes up alone in an unfamiliar hotel room without any recollection of who he is or how he got there. He is tormented by flashes of his past and by the face of an ominous stranger. The next thing he knows, Kazuya is ambushed and kidnapped by an underground crime organization and, soon after, turned into a ruthless assassin. During a mission to assassinate a man named Brian Fury, Kazuya finds that his target harbors clues to his true identity. With the help of Fury and a female assassin, Kazuya follows the clues, leading him to the lab of his reoccurring flashbacks. Here, he will finally confront his past and the ominous man of his nightmares - Heihachi Mishima, face the ultimate betrayal, and Ieam the truth about who, and what, he really is. TEKKEN 2: KAZUYA’S REVENGE is non-stop action from the first scene to the last.

      Markimdb: 5.9
      Genreaction, comedy, crime
      CountryUSA
      Duration02:31

      As his wedding day approaches, Ben heads to Miami with his soon-to-be brother-in-law James to bring down a drug dealer who's supplying the dealers of Atlanta with product.

      Markimdb: 5.5
      Genreaction, thriller
      CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
      Duration02:51

      A former US Federal Agent must abandon the witness protection program and come out of hiding when his London home is invaded in error due to a wrong address. When the event ends with multiple homicides, the news triggers those hunting him to send Europe's most dangerous assassin to kill him. Now on the run with his daughters life in jeopardy, a determined father must get her to safety before the people he's been hiding from tracks him down.

      Markimdb: 4.4
      Genreaction, thriller, crime
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:29

      When big city detectives refuse to further investigate his kid brother's gang related murder, small town Sheriff Michael Spencer drops the badge and goes undercover to find his brother's killer and avenge his death.

      Markimdb: 5.1
      Genreaction, thriller, crime
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:31

      A seasoned assassin plays both sides in a Russian gang war and becomes the target of an unknown enemy.

      Markimdb: 5.8
      Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
      CountryUSA, Spain, United Kingdom, France
      Duration02:24

      Eight years after fleeing the Congo following his assassination of that country's minister of mining, former assassin Jim Terrier is back, suffering from PTSD and digging wells to atone for his violent past. After an attempt is made on his life, Terrier flies to London to find out who wants him dead -- and why. Terrier's search leads him to a reunion with Annie, a woman he once loved, who is now married to an oily businessman with dealings in Africa.

      Markimdb: 6.4
      Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:38

      Driver (Dwayne Johnson) has spent the last 10 years in prison planning revenge for the murder of his brother. Now that Driver is free to carry out his deadly plan only two men stand in his way- Billy Bob Thornton plays a veteran cop and Oliver Jackson-Cohen, a crazy hitman. With those two close on his trail, Driver races to carry out his mission as the mystery surrounding his brothers murder deepens.




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