Movies about the setups

List of the best movies about the setups selected by visitors to our site: The Girl in the Spider's Web, Eagle Eye, The Losers, Hitman, Non-Stop, Most Wanted, Golden Slumber, Gone Girl, The Hateful Eight, Solitary.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.1)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryGermany, Sweden, USA
CharactersSpy, Journalists, Sisters, Hackers, Lesbians, Snipers, Spiders, Terrorists
PlotPads, Investigation, Martial Arts, Motorcycles
StyleBy books, Fascinating, Action, Gothic, Unexpected ending, Smart

In Stockholm, Sweden, hacker Lisbeth Salander is hired by Frans Balder, a computer engineer, to retrieve a program that he believes it is too dangerous to exist.

Eagle Eye (2008)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
CharactersBrothers, Twins, Mothers, Special agents, FBI
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Pads, Technology, Political, Abduction, Investigation, Chase
StyleExciting, Tense, Disturbing, For men

Jerry Shaw and Rachel Holloman are two strangers whose lives are suddenly thrown into turmoil by a mysterious woman they have never met. Threatening their lives and family, the unseen caller uses everyday technology to control their actions and push them into increasing danger. As events escalate, Jerry and Rachel become the country's most-wanted fugitives and must figure out what is happening to them.

The Losers (2010)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.3)
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, adventure, crime, detective
CharactersHeroes, Partners, Snipers, Hackers, CIA, Special Forces
PlotPads, Revenge
StyleExciting, Fascinating

A tale of double cross and revenge, centered upon the members of an elite U.S. Special Forces unit sent into the Bolivian jungle on a search and destroy mission. The team-Clay, Jensen, Roque, Pooch and Cougar -find themselves the target of a lethal betrayal instigated from inside by a powerful enemy known only as Max. Presumed dead, the group makes plans to even the score when they're joined by the mysterious Aisha, a beautiful operative with her own agenda. Working together, they must remain deep undercover while tracking the heavily-guarded Max, a ruthless man bent on embroiling the world in a new high-tech global war.

Hitman (2007)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.3)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance, USA
CharactersHired assassins, Killers, Tough guys, Snipers, Heroes, Doubles, CIA
PlotWeapon, Pads, Rivalry, Funeral
StyleExciting, Disturbing

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.

Non-Stop (2014)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.9)
Genreaction, thriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
CharactersTerrorists, Pilots, Special agents, Heroes, Hackers, Stewardesses
PlotPads, Love, Mystery, Investigation, Hostage, False accusations
StyleAction, Heavy, Exciting

Bill Marks is a burned-out veteran of the Air Marshals service. He views the assignment not as a life-saving duty, but as a desk job in the sky. However, today's flight will be no routine trip. Shortly into the transatlantic journey from New York to London, he receives a series of mysterious text messages ordering him to have the government transfer $150 million into a secret account, or a passenger will die every 20 minutes.

Most Wanted (1997)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.6)
Genreaction, thriller
CharactersSoldier, Military
PlotPads, Investigation, War, Chase, False accusations, Rivalry, Conspiracies
PlaceUSA, Deserts
StyleHeavy, Exciting, Disturbing, For men

Sgt. James Dunn, who is wrongly accused of assassination of the officer he had a row with, is saved from death row and recruited for top-secret special operations squad led by Lt. Col Grant Casey. Their mission is to neutralize criminals who had avoided conventional law enforcement methods. On his first Mission, James is made the fall guy for the assassination of the first lady and everyone is loo

Golden Slumber (2018)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 5.9)
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersKillers, Good people, Couriers
PlotPads, False accusations

A delivery man has to flee for his life when he is framed for the assassination of a political candidate and the evidence against him begins to accumulate.

Gone Girl (2014)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
PlotPads, Missing people, Treason, Abduction, Mystery, Mystery, Investigation, Intrigue
PlaceNew York, Office, USA
StyleWorth watching, Unexpected ending, Fascinating, Atmospheric, Action, Tense, Disturbing, Smart

With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.

The Hateful Eight (2015)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrethriller, drama, western, crime, detective
CharactersCaptives, Hunters, Hired assassins
PlotPads, Snow, War, Survival, Skirmishes
PlaceWild West, USA, Hotels, Mountains
StyleFascinating, Exciting, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing, For men, Unexpected ending

Bounty hunters seek shelter from a raging blizzard and get caught up in a plot of betrayal and deception.

Solitary (2020)
CharactersPrisoner, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Lost memory, Pads

A man wakes up inside a room to discover he's a prisoner sent into space to form Earth's first colony, and worse - his cell mate Alana is hell bent on destroying everything.

Training Day (2001)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Australia
PlotMystery, Mystery, Investigation, Skirmishes, Revenge, Pads
PlaceLos Angeles, USA, Ghetto
StyleAction, Atmospheric

On his first day on the job as a narcotics officer, a rookie cop works with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears.

Mission: Impossible (1996)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.1)
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CharactersSpecial agents, CIA, Spy
PlotDeath, Investigation, Chase, Betrayal, Skirmishes, Pads
PlaceUSA, Helicopters
StyleExciting, Tense, Disturbing

When Ethan Hunt, the leader of a crack espionage team whose perilous operation has gone awry with no explanation, discovers that a mole has penetrated the CIA, he's surprised to learn that he's the No. 1 suspect. To clear his name, Hunt now must ferret out the real double agent and, in the process, even the score.

The Mighty Quinn (1989)
Mark10 (imdb: 6)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
PlotInvestigation, False accusations, Justice, Pads
StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing

Police chief Xavier Quinn investigates the gruesome murder of Donald Pater, one of the wealthiest residents on a Caribbean island. He was found decapitated in his Jacuzzi. Although the local political establishment, especially crooked Governor Chalk, insists that small-time thief Maubee is responsible, Xavier has his doubts. This view is complicated by the police chief's personal history with Maubee: The men have been friends since childhood.

How to Be a Serial Killer (2009)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrehorror, comedy, crime
CharactersSerial killers, Hired assassins, Losers
PlotPursuit, Pads
PlaceDeserts, Prison, Mexico
StyleHeavy, Fancy, Disturbing, For men

HOW TO BE A SERIAL KILLER is the story of Mike Wilson, a charismatic, educated, and articulate young man who has found his life's purpose in exterminating people. Mike is determined to spread his message about the joy of serial killing and recruits a lost soul named Bart to be his pupil. Mike leads Bart through the ethics of serial killing as well as teaching him various lessons in disposing corp

Chain Reaction (1996)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CharactersHeroes, Inventors, CIA, FBI
PlotUprising, Chase, Pads, Conspiracies
StyleExciting, Disturbing, Tense, For men

Two researchers in a green alternative energy project forced on the run when they are framed for murder and treason.

Double Take (2001)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CharactersSpecial agents, CIA, FBI
PlotChase, Pads
PlaceMexico, Trains, New York
StyleDisturbing, For men

A man on the run takes another man's passport, only to find himself stuck with the identity of a street hustler.

Gang Related (1997)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, crime
PlotFalse accusations, Pursuit, Gambling, Undercover, Pads
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Disturbing, For men

Two corrupt cops have a successful, seemingly perfect money making scheme- they sell drugs that they seize from dealers, kill the dealers, and blame the crimes on street gangs. Their scheme is going along smoothly until they kill an undercover DEA agent posing as a dealer, and then try to cover-up their crime.

Nightwatch (1997)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CharactersSerial killers, Students
PlotInvestigation, Pads
StyleAtmospheric, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

A law student, who takes a job as a night watchman at a morgue, begins to discover clues that implicate him as the suspect of a series of murders.

The Dream Team (1989)
Markimdb: 6.6
CharactersHeroes, Friends, Losers
PlotMental disorders, Pads
PlaceNew York, Psychiatric hospitals

This morning they were playing ping-pong in the hospital rec room. Now they're lost in New York and framed for murder. This was never covered in group therapy.

Rent-a-Cop (1987)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
PlotInvestigation, Pursuit, Undercover, Pads
StyleDisturbing, For men

A sex worker seeks protection from an ex-cop after a failed drug bust throws their lives into turmoil.