Movies about tough guys

List of the best movies about tough guys selected by visitors to our site: The Meg, John Wick, Shoot 'Em Up, Crank, Unstoppable, Champion, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, Commando Ninja, Safe, Big Brother.

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

The Meg (2018)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA, China
Duration01:23
CharactersSharks, Submariners, Lifeguards, Tough guys, Dinosaurs, Giants
PlotSurvival
PlaceSea, Ships, Helicopters
StyleAction, Disturbing, Fascinating

A deep sea submersible pilot revisits his past fears in the Mariana Trench, and accidentally unleashes the seventy foot ancestor of the Great White Shark believed to be extinct.

John Wick (2014)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.4)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersKillers, Criminals, Tough guys, Hired assassins, Gangsters, Family, Friends, Bodyguards
PlotSects, Fight, Weapon, Fidelity, Revenge, Skirmishes, Chase
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleFor men, Best soundtracks, Worth watching, Heavy, Exciting, Disturbing

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

Shoot 'Em Up (2007)
Mark6.2 (imdb: 6.7)
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
CharactersKillers, Tough guys, Heroes
PlotSkirmishes, Chase
StyleHeavy, Exciting

A man named Mr. Smith delivers a woman's baby during a shootout, and is then called upon to protect the newborn from the army of gunmen.

Crank (2006)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.9)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:28
CharactersTough guys, Monsters, Doctors, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Gangsters
PlotAdventure, Chase, Revenge, Death, Skirmishes
PlaceHospitals, Los Angeles
StyleIncredible, For a group of friends, For men, Exciting

Professional assassin Chev Chelios learns his rival has injected him with a poison that will kill him if his heart rate drops.

Unstoppable (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:07
CharactersGangsters, Tough guys, Mafia, Criminals
PlotAbduction

Dong-Chul and Ji-Soo are a happily married couple. One day, Dong-Chul comes home to find his house in disarray and his wife is missing.

Champion (2018)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama, sport
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:34
CharactersGangsters, Tough guys, Horses
PlotLove, Racing, Cancer, Rivalry, Success
PlaceTurkey

Mark is an arm wrestler and dreams of becoming a champion. Jin-ki is a promoter and he dreams of turning his life around by using Mark. But then Marks sister Soo-jin appears and changes the live of everyone.

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.4)
Genreaction, comedy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration03:37
CharactersSpecial agents, Killers, Criminals, Tough guys, Partners, CIA, Spy, Scientists, Warriors, Thieves, Terrorists
PlotMartial Arts, Motorcycles, Chase, Cars
PlaceUkraine, Islands, Helicopters, Aircraft, Night Clubs
StyleUnexpected ending

A spinoff of The Fate of the Furious, focusing on Johnson's US Diplomatic Security Agent Luke Hobbs forming an unlikely alliance with Statham's Deckard Shaw.

Commando Ninja (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.9)
Genreaction, comedy
CountryFrance
Duration03:17
CharactersTough guys, Ninja
StyleFor a group of friends, For men

John Hunter is Vietnam Green Beret Veteran, Half Commando, Half Ninja, whose daughter has been abducted by a secret Ninja Organization, led by a Central-American dictator, who wants to create a new-world order - through time.

Safe (2012)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.5)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersDefenders, Tough guys, Mafia, Special agents, Gangsters, Bodyguards
PlotSkirmishes, Martial Arts, Chase
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleFor a group of friends, For men, Exciting, Disturbing

After a former elite agent rescues a 12-year-old Chinese girl who's been abducted, they find themselves in the middle of a standoff between Triads, the Russian Mafia and high-level corrupt New York City politicians and police.

Big Brother (2018)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.3)
Genreaction, comedy
CountryHong Kong
Duration01:43
CharactersTough guys, Teens, Teachers, Heroes
PlotFight, Rivalry, Martial Arts
PlaceSchool
StyleExciting, For men

A soldier-turned-high school teacher uses unusual methods to reach to a class of poor students, while dealing with a greedy entrepreneur and his gang of fighters as well as the government.

Hitman (2007)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.3)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance, USA
Duration01:29
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.

The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot (2019)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersTough guys, Old man, Hitler, Veterans
StyleFancy, Not for everyone

Decades after serving in WWII and assassinating Adolf Hitler, a legendary American war veteran must now hunt down the fabled Bigfoot.

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration02:30
CharactersTough guys, Gangsters, Strong women
PlotAdventure, Cars, Racing, Chase, Survival, Time travel, Disasters, Apocalypse
PlaceUSA, Australia, Deserts
TimePost apocalypse, Future
StyleFor men, For a group of friends, Popular, Exciting, Heavy, Depressive, Tense, Spectacular

An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be able to restore order. There's Max, a man of action and a man of few words, who seeks peace of mind following the loss of his wife and child in the aftermath of the chaos. And Furiosa, a woman of action and a woman who believes her path to survival may be achieved if she can make it across the desert back to her childhood homeland.

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.4)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:45
CharactersSuperhero, Police, Heroes, Criminals, Tough guys, Terrorists, Billionaires
PlotSurvival, Fight, Willpower, Love, Political, Mystery, Betrayal, Intrigue
PlacePrison, USA, Mansions
StyleDC, Gloomy, Exciting, Depressive, Tense, Disturbing

Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by the Gotham City Police Department. Eight years later, Batman encounters the mysterious Selina Kyle and the villainous Bane, a new terrorist leader who overwhelms Gotham's finest. The Dark Knight resurfaces to protect a city that has branded him an enemy.

Gotti (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 4.8)
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:12
CharactersMafia, Criminals, Parents, Family, Tough guys, Gangsters, Lawyers, FBI
PlotRivalry, Cancer, On real events
PlaceNew York, Prison
StyleHeavy, Disturbing, For men

John Gotti rises to the top of the New York underworld to become the boss of the Gambino crime family. His life takes a tumultuous turn as he faces tragedy, multiple trials and a prison sentence.

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.5)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
Duration01:37
CharactersKillers, Tough guys, Hired assassins, Warriors, Dogs, Mafia, Snipers, Bodyguards
PlotSects, Travel, Skirmishes, Fight, Weapon, Jealousy, Death, Martial Arts, Survival, Motorcycles, Chase, Cars
PlaceItaly, New York, Party, Hotels
StyleExciting, Noir, Tense, Unexpected ending

John Wick is forced out of retirement by a former associate looking to seize control of a shadowy international assassins’ guild. Bound by a blood oath to aid him, Wick travels to Rome and does battle against some of the world’s most dangerous killers.

The Ruthless (2019)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 6.3)
Genredrama, crime
CountryItaly, France
Duration02:03
CharactersMafia, Criminals, Tough guys
PlotBank robbery, Skirmishes

Milan, Italy, 1967. Santo Russo, a boy of Calabrian origin, arrives north with his parents and younger brother to find better living conditions. Due to an absurd misunderstanding and his father's contempt, Santo ends up in prison, where he gets a “true education.” In 1978, he and his friends Slim and Mario embark on a 15-year criminal career, a successful and ruthless spiral of robberies, kidnappings, murders and heroin smuggling.

The Kid (2019)
Mark1.6 (imdb: 5.9)
Genreadventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersTeens, Sheriffs, Cowboys, Tough guys, Childrens
PlotSkirmishes, On real events
PlaceWild West, USA

New Mexico Territory, 1880. Rio Cutler and his older sister Sara must abandon their home after an unfortunate event happens. In their desperate flee to Santa Fe, they cross paths with the infamous outlaw Billy the Kid and his gang, who are ruthlessly pursued by a posse led by Sheriff Pat Garret.

Iron Sky: The Coming Race (2019)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 5)
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryFinland, Germany, Belgium
Duration02:23
CharactersDinosaurs, Tough guys, Hitler
PlotNuclear War
PlaceSpace, Moon, Germany
TimePost apocalypse, Future
StyleExciting

Twenty years after the events of Iron Sky, the former Nazi Moonbase has become the last refuge of mankind. Earth was devastated by a nuclear war, but buried deep under the wasteland lies a power that could save the last of humanity - or destroy it once and for all. The truth behind the creation of mankind will be revealed when an old enemy leads our heroes on an adventure into the Hollow Earth. To save humanity they must fight the Vril, an ancient shapeshifting reptilian race and their army of dinosaurs.

Den of Thieves (2018)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersPolice, Criminals, Tough guys, Thieves, FBI
PlotBank robbery, Robbery, Investigation, Divorce, Death, Money, Chase, Cheating
PlaceHotels, Prison
StyleExciting, Tense, For men, Unexpected ending

A gritty crime saga which follows the lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. and the state's most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank.




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