Movies about hired killers

Movies about hired killers
List of the best hired killer movies selected by visitors to our site: Ava, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, The Mechanic, Cold Blood, Wanted, Shooter, Gemini Man, Mr. Right, Fire with Fire, Jack Reacher.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersSpecial agents, Hired assassins, Strong women, Former Special Agent
PlotSkirmishes, Special services, Chase, Pads
StyleTense, Womens in main roles, Serious, Disturbing

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

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersCIA, Spy, Hired assassins, Partners
PlotTravel, Passion, Double life
StyleExciting

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, adventure, crime
CountryFrance, USA
Duration01:33
CharactersTeachers, Hired assassins, Tough guys
PlotSkirmishes, Fight, Death, Chase
PlaceCemetery, USA

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: 4.6
Genreaction, thriller
CountryFrance, Ukraine, Belgium
Duration01:07
CharactersHired assassins
PlotSurvival, Snow

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: 6.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:50
CharactersHired assassins, Killers
PlotSkirmishes, Superpowers, Death, Supernatural, Weapon
PlaceParty, USA, Office
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Serious

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: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
CharactersSnipers, Special Forces, Hired assassins, Heroes, Military
PlotInvestigation, Betrayal, Snow, Conspiracies, Pads
PlaceCourt, USA
StyleExciting, Patriotic, Serious

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: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:07
CharactersSnipers, Spy, Special Forces, Hired assassins, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Motorcycles, Death
PlaceAircraft, China, Hotels, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating

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: 6.4
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins, Strong women
PlotLove, Dancing, Revenge, Passion, Chase
PlaceHotels
StyleRomantic, Light, Cute, Smart, Black humor

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: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersFirefighters, Gangsters, Hired assassins
PlotRevenge, Pursuit, Chase, Justice, Rivalry
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleExciting, Heavy, Tense, Serious, For men

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: 7
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:10
CharactersSnipers, Heroes, Lawyers, Tough guys
PlotSkirmishes, Investigation, Mystery, Conspiracies, Pads
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

When a gunman takes five lives with six shots, all evidence points to the suspect in custody. On interrogation, the suspect offers up a single note: "Get Jack Reacher!" So begins an extraordinary chase for the truth, pitting Jack Reacher against an unexpected enemy, with a skill for violence and a secret to keep.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersKillers, Superhero, Hired assassins, Strong women, Snipers
StyleWomens in main roles

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

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, Canada, Thailand
CharactersTeens, Hired assassins, Special Forces, Tough guys, Lifeguards
PlotSkirmishes, Release of hostages, Human trafficking
PlacePrison, Jungle, India
StyleExciting, Action, For men, Disturbing

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: 6
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryIndonesia, Australia, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates
Duration01:43
CharactersSpy, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Criminals, Tough guys
PlotSkirmishes, Investigation, Chase
PlaceIndonesia
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

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: 4.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersHackers, Hired assassins
PlotPursuit
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting

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: 7.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersJudge
PlotRevenge, Death, Justice
PlacePrison, Court
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Psychological problems, Action, Serious

A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance, USA
Duration02:13
CharactersSnipers, Mafia, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Killers
PlotLove, Adventure, Revenge, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceSchool, USA, New York
StylePopular, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

Leon, the top hit man in New York, has earned a rep as an effective "cleaner". But when his next-door neighbors are wiped out by a loose-cannon DEA agent, he becomes the unwilling custodian of 12-year-old Mathilda. Before long, Mathilda's thoughts turn to revenge, and she considers following in Leon's footsteps.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersSnipers, Dogs, Hired assassins, Killers, Criminals
PlotSnow, Cold
PlaceForest
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense

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: 7.4
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, Hong Kong, China
Duration01:41
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins, Killers, Heroes, Family
PlotSkirmishes, Revenge, Fight, Weapon, Chase
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Best soundtracks

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

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany
Duration01:50
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Scammers
PlotRobbery, Revenge, Fight, Investigation, Chase
PlaceHotels, USA, New York
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Smart, Intellectual, For men

Slevin is mistakenly put in the middle of a personal war between the city’s biggest criminal bosses. Under constant watch, Slevin must try not to get killed by an infamous assassin and come up with an idea of how to get out of his current dilemma. A film with many twists and turns.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
CharactersRobots, Special Forces, Hired assassins
StyleExciting, Tense

"Expendables" meets the "A-Team" in this full throttle action film, where a group of skilled mercenaries find themselves betrayed by the US government and are forced to fight their way out of an ambush by a new, and lethal team of human droids.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:42
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Killers, Cannibals, Millionaires
PlotSplit personality, Loneliness, Mental disorders, Fear
PlaceUSA, Wall Street
StylePsychological problems, Black humor, Creepy, Disturbing, Worth watching

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: 6.7
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Losers, Partners
StyleTwisted plot, Fancy, Black humor

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: 7.9
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, France
Duration02:27
CharactersLesbians, Killers, Girlfriends, Directors
PlotLove, Puzzles, Relationship, Investigation, Lost memory
PlaceHospitals, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Smart

After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesic, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:42
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins, Killers
StyleAtmospheric, Black humor

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: 8
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
CharactersHired assassins, Killers, Cannibals, Heroes, Criminals
PlotSkirmishes, Revenge
TimeDark ones
StyleBy comics, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Depressive, Gothic

Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, the brokenhearted. Some call it dark… Hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home — Crooked cops, sexy dames, desperate vigilantes. Some are seeking revenge, others lust after redemption, and then there are those hoping for a little of both. A universe of unlikely and reluctant heroes still trying to do the right thing in a city that refuses to care.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia
Duration01:56
CharactersSpy, Special Forces, Hired assassins
PlotOn real events, Hostage, Conspiracies, Sects, Rivalry
PlaceDeserts
StyleExciting, Action, Disturbing

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: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, western, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:02
CharactersHired assassins, Killers, Thieves, Sheriffs
PlotSkirmishes, Money, Death, Pursuit, Chase
PlaceFrance, Texas
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Oscars, Atmospheric, Fascinating

Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the violent pursuit of money and justice collide.

Markimdb: 8
Genreaction, crime
CountryRussia, USA
Duration01:40
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins, Killers, Brothers
PlotFriendship
PlaceVillage, Russia, USSR, St. Petersburg, Kazakhstan
StylePopular, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Heavy, Depressive

Danila goes to his older brother to start a new life in Petersburg. His brother is a gangster and a killer, and he puts Danila into this criminal world asking him to kill someone.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersHired assassins, Killers, Heroes, Old man, Old men
PlotBallet, Weapon
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense

Asher is a former Mossad agent turned gun for hire, living an austere life in an ever-changing Brooklyn. Approaching the end of his career, he breaks the oath he took as a young man when he meets Sophie on a hit gone wrong. In order to have love in his life before it's too late, he must kill the man he was, for a chance at becoming the man he wants to be.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryFrance, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:29
CharactersCIA, Spy, Killers, Special agents, Partners
PlaceEmbassy

James Reese has a good job as an ambassador's aid in France, but his real passion is a side gig, working in a minor role in the CIA. He would love to be a full-fledged agent and can't believe his luck when he lands an assignment with Charlie Wax. Trigger-happy Charlie soon has James crying for his desk job, but when he learns that the same guys they're trying to catch are after him, James realizes that Charlie may be his only hope of survival.





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