Movies about professional killers

Movies about professional killers
List of the best films about professional killers according to the audience: John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum, Law Abiding Citizen, The Virtuoso, Brother, Leon: The Professional, Lucky Number Slevin, Killer Elite, The Mechanic, Ava, Mr. & Mrs. Smith.

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

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Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:21
CharactersNinja, Hired assassins, Killers, Bodyguards, Tough guys
PlotMartial Arts, Skirmishes, Revenge, Karate, Chase
StyleExciting, Action, Tense

Super-assassin John Wick returns with a $14 million price tag on his head and an army of bounty-hunting killers on his trail. After killing a member of the shadowy international assassin’s guild, the High Table, John Wick is excommunicado, but the world’s most ruthless hit men and women await his every turn.

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:32
CharactersHackers, Spy, Terrorists, Heroes, James Bond
PlotMartial Arts, Passion, Cars, Investigation, Chase
PlaceMountains
StyleExciting, Tense, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A cryptic message from Bond’s past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.

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: 7.6
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: 8.4
Genreaction, comedy, drama, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:45
CharactersCowboys, Lifeguards, Heroes, Hunters, Partners
PlotLove, Skirmishes, Revenge, Fight, Slavery
PlaceWild West, Mansions, USA
StyleFascinating, Heavy, Black humor, Epic, Serious

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.

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: 6.7
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: 6.1
Genreaction, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersSpy, Partners
PlotRevenge, Skirmishes, Fight
StyleFascinating, Womens in main roles

Rembrandt and Anna, two world premier assassins who share a mysterious past from Vietnam, traverse the globe competing for high-profile contracts. When Anna's mentor is murdered, she and Rembrandt must form an uneasy alliance and return to Vietnam to track down his killer.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, Japan
CharactersKillers, Mafia, Gangsters, Thieves, Tough guys
PlotSkirmishes, Fight, Martial Arts, Revenge
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Dynamic, Worth watching

Hutch Mansell, a suburban dad, overlooked husband, nothing neighbor — a "nobody." When two thieves break into his home one night, Hutch's unknown long-simmering rage is ignited and propels him on a brutal path that will uncover dark secrets he fought to leave behind.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, comedy
CountryUSA, Hong Kong, Bulgaria, Netherlands, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Sweden
CharactersKillers, Gangsters, Bodyguards, Scouts, Hired assassins
PlotSkirmishes, Adventure
StyleExciting, Uplifting

The sequel to the assassin action-comedy The Hitman's Bodyguard.

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: 6.8
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersHired assassins, Killers
PlotFight, Skirmishes, Managing people
StyleMarvel, Womens in main roles

Natasha Romanoff, also known as Black Widow, confronts the darker parts of her ledger when a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past arises. Pursued by a force that will stop at nothing to bring her down, Natasha must deal with her history as a spy and the broken relationships left in her wake long before she became an Avenger.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersKillers, Beautiful men
PlotSkirmishes, Apocalypse, Revolution, Revenge, Weapon
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Dystopian, Atmospheric, Smart

In a dystopian future, a totalitarian regime maintains peace by subduing the populace with a drug, and displays of emotion are punishable by death. A man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system.

Markimdb: 4.2
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CountryGermany
CharactersSnipers
PlotSurvival

A hiking trip into the wild turns into a desperate bid for survival for five friends on the run from a mysterious shooter.

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.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersHired assassins, Killers, Heroes, FBI, Taxi drivers
PlotDeath, Hostage
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, Smart, Disturbing

Cab driver Max picks up a man who offers him $600 to drive him around. But the promise of easy money sours when Max realizes his fare is an assassin.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, comedy
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersArtists, Writers, Former Special Agent
PlotChase, Skirmishes, Family life
StyleExciting

Jun is a top agent of the National Intelligence Service who can strike down dozens of terrorists in one fell swoop. Disenchanted with his life, Jun disguises his death and succeeds in leaving the NIS to lead a normal life as a family man and fulfill his dream of becoming a webtoon artist. However, his unexciting webtoons are ignored by readers and even his wife. Depressed and angry at himself, Jun suddenly draws a webtoon of his past as a secret agent.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Lawyers
PlotWar, Dancing, Travel, Money, Death
PlacePrison, Aircraft, Court, Hotels, Casino
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Action, Vital signs, Epic

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: 6.9
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, crime
CountrySouth Korea
PlotLove, Friendship

Guns & Talks is a South Korean film released in 2001. Directed by Jang Jin, it is a comedy about two brothers and their two friends. These four form a group of assassins, who have attracted the attention of a couple of pesky detectives, Sergeant Kim and Inspector Cho.





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