Movies about hired killers

Movies about hired killers
List of the best hired killer movies selected by visitors to our site: The Old Guard, Extraction, The Numbers Station, Misfire, One in the Chamber, Boss Level, Kingdom, Accident Man, A Quiet Life, Asher.

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

The Old Guard (2020)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, adventure
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.

Extraction (2020)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller
CharactersTeens, Hired assassins, Tough guys, Lifeguards, Criminals
PlotSkirmishes, Release of hostages
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.

The Numbers Station (2013)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, Belgium, USA
CharactersHackers, Hired assassins
StyleExciting, Action, Disturbing

When the moral values of a longtime wetwork black ops agent is tested during his last operation, he receives an unfavorable psych evaluation. Now he is given a break and a seemingly uncomplicated assignment of simply protecting the security of a young female code announcer, code resources and remote station they are assigned to. After an ambush and one phone call later, it becomes a complicated fight for their survival.

Misfire (2014)
Markimdb: 3.2
CharactersHired assassins, Heroes
PlotAbduction, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense

WKBA kickboxing champion and hard-action star Gary Daniels (The Expendables) takes to the screen in a border-crossing, barrier smashing all-action explosion that pits his will to live against the merciless murder machine of a Mexican drug cartel. Hardened DEA agent Cole finds himself sucked into the deadly underworld of Tijuanna in search of his ex-wife, a journalist who may have gone too far in search of a story. She’s been abducted by a charismatic Cartel boss who publicly aspires to public office while privately slaughtering anyone who gets in his way. Now, in a place where two cultures clash and life is cheaper than bullets, Cole is about to discover the cost of shooting to kill when you Misfire.

One in the Chamber (2012)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CharactersDogs, Snipers, Gangsters, Hired assassins
PlotMartial Arts, Money, Pursuit, Rivalry
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Heavy, Serious, For men

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

Boss Level (2021)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, action
CharactersHired assassins, Killers, Tough guys
PlotTime travel, Skirmishes, Time machine

A retired special forces officer is trapped in a never-ending time loop on the day of his death.

Kingdom (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CharactersKings, Hired assassins, Slaves
PlotPursuit, Sword Battles
PlaceJapan, China
StyleExciting, Fascinating

Set in Qin Dynasty during the warring states period in ancient China. Shin was a war orphan. He has a dream of becoming a great general Shin has a fateful encounter with young King Eisei. King Eisei aims to unify all of China.

Accident Man (2018)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersLesbians, Snipers, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Killers
PlotMartial Arts, Skirmishes, Money, Pursuit, Weapon
StyleBy comics, Atmospheric, Tense, Fancy, Serious

Mike Fallon, the Accident Man, is a stone cold killer. When a loved one is murdered by his own crew, Fallon is forced to avenge the one person who actually meant something to him.

A Quiet Life (2010)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, crime
CountryItaly, France, Germany
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins
PlaceGermany, Hotels, Small cities
StyleAction, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

The story of a man who murdered thirty-two people, gained power, and then got afraid because too many people wanted to kill him. One August morning, he disappeared. For fifteen years, everyone believed him dead.

Asher (2018)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama
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.

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Momentum (2015)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountrySouth Africa, USA
CharactersHackers, Hired assassins, Thieves, Criminals
PlotSurvival, Robbery, Martial Arts, Bank robbery, Skirmishes
PlaceAircraft, Party, Hotels, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

When Alex, an infiltration expert with a secret past, accidentally reveals her identity during what should have been a routine heist, she quickly finds herself mixed up in a government conspiracy and entangled in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with a master assassin and his team of killers. Armed with her own set of lethal skills, Alex looks to exact revenge for her murdered friends while uncovering the truth.

Panjaa (2011)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins, Orphans
PlotLove, Skirmishes, Fight, Obsession, Rivalry
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleExciting, Heavy, For men, Disturbing

Jai, an orphan, falls into bad company after Bhagwan, a gangster, gives him shelter and hope to live. However, Jai and Munna, Bhagwan's son, fight with each other after Munna kills an innocent woman.

Hotel Noir (2012)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, film noir
CharactersHired assassins
PlotPassion, Seduction, Mystery
PlaceHotels, USA, Los Angeles
StyleAtmospheric, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Los Angeles, 1958: a detective holes up in a downtown hotel awaiting killers to come get him. During the course of one night he will meet various occupants of the hotel and the truth of how he came to be in his present situation will be revealed.

The Hollow Point (2016)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, drama, western, crime
CharactersHired assassins, Disabled people, Alcoholics, Sheriffs
PlacePrison, Hospitals, Small cities

A retired lawman works with a new sheriff when a botched Mexican drug deal and a vicious hit man threaten their border town.

The Liquidator (2011)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CharactersMafia, Spy, Special Forces, Hired assassins, Bodyguards
PlotRevenge, Conspiracies, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A highly skilled bodyguard avenging his brother's untimely death uncovers a ring of corruption extending to the highest levels of society and government (

Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller
CharactersHired assassins, Police
PlotLove, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Abduction, Revenge
PlacePrison, Hotels
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Twisted plot, Heavy

Arthur Bishop thought he had put his murderous past behind him when his most formidable foe kidnaps the love of his life. Now he is forced to travel the globe to complete three impossible assassinations, and do what he does best, make them look like accidents.

Stranger by the Lake (2013)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
CharactersGay, Hired assassins
PlotLove, Investigation, Obsession, Loneliness, Swimming
PlaceFrance, Lake
StyleAction, Serious, Disturbing

Summertime. A cruising spot for men, tucked away on the shores of a lake. Franck falls in love with Michel, an attractive, potent and lethally dangerous man. Franck knows this, but wants to live out his passion anyway.

Chase (2019)
Markimdb: 5.3
CharactersHired assassins, Criminals, Girlfriends
StylePsychological problems, Action, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

A hitman must prove his loyalty to his mentor and best friend, while his girlfriend wants to leave the business behind them.

Killing Kennedy (2013)
Markimdb: 6
Genredrama, biography, history
CharactersDogs, Snipers, Hired assassins
PlotOn real events, Political
PlaceRussia, The White House, Texas, USA
StyleAction, By books, Fascinating, Serious

Drama documentary based on Bill O'Reilly's and Martin Dugard's 2012 non-fiction book "Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot". It follows the parallel lives of John F. Kennedy and Lee Harvey Oswald from the winter 1959-1960 to those fatal days in Dallas in November 1963, when they both died within two days after each other and were buried on the same day - John F. Kennedy in a state funeral in Washington D.C., broadcast live both to Europe and the Pacific, while Oswald was buried in Forth Worth at a small funeral where the attending reporters were asked to act as pallbearers.

Blood Out (2011)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins, Gladiators, Girlfriends
PlotMartial Arts, Revenge, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

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.