Movies about tough guys

List of the best movies about tough guys selected by visitors to our site: Extraction, Willy's Wonderland, F9, Jungle Cruise, Lost Bullet, Lansky, The Equalizer, Ninjas vs. Vampires, Gotti, The Kid.

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

Extraction (2020)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Hired assassins, Tough guys, Lifeguards, Criminals
PlotSkirmishes, Release of hostages
PlacePrison, Jungle, India
StyleNetflix, Exciting, 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.

Willy's Wonderland (2021)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Demons, Tough guys, Clowns, Revived toys
PlotSurvival, Fight, Apocalypse
PlaceSmall cities
StyleFancy, For a group of friends, Dynamic

When his car breaks down, a quiet loner agrees to clean an abandoned family fun center in exchange for repairs. He soon finds himself waging war against possessed animatronic mascots while trapped inside Willy's Wonderland.

F9 (2021)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
CharactersTough guys, Brothers, Family, Drivers
PlotCars, Adventure, Skirmishes, Multi-part, Rivalry
StyleUplifting, Dynamic, For men

Dominic Toretto is leading a quiet life off the grid with Letty and his son, little Brian, but they know that danger always lurks just over their peaceful horizon. This time, that threat will force Dom to confront the sins of his past if he’s going to save those he loves most. His crew joins together to stop a world-shattering plot led by the most skilled assassin and high-performance driver they’ve ever encountered: a man who also happens to be Dom’s forsaken brother, Jakob.

Jungle Cruise (2021)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersTough guys, Tourists, Captain of the ship
PlotAdventure, Supernatural
PlaceJungle, Cruise ships
StyleDisney, Light, Womens in main roles

Dr. Lily Houghton enlists the aid of wisecracking skipper Frank Wolff to take her down the Amazon in his dilapidated boat. Together, they search for an ancient tree that holds the power to heal – a discovery that will change the future of medicine.

Lost Bullet (2020)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, crime
CountryFrance
CharactersTough guys
PlotRobbery, Cars, Chase
PlaceFrance

A small time delinquent, turned police mechanic for a go fast task force, is forced to defend his innocence when his mentor is killed by dirty cops.

Lansky (2021)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
CharactersGangsters, Mafia, Tough guys, Old men, American Mafia
PlotOn real events, Money
PlaceUSA
StyleFor men

When the aging Meyer Lansky is investigated one last time by the Feds who suspect he has stashed away millions of dollars over half a century, the retired gangster spins a dizzying tale, revealing the untold truth about his life as the notorious boss of Murder Inc. and the National Crime Syndicate.

The Equalizer (2014)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:11
CharactersMafia, CIA, Hired assassins, Heroes, Tough guys
PlotSkirmishes, Hostage, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men

In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can’t stand idly by – he has to help her. Armed with hidden skills that allow him to serve vengeance against anyone who would brutalize the helpless, McCall comes out of his self-imposed retirement and finds his desire for justice reawakened. If someone has a problem, if the odds are stacked against them, if they have nowhere else to turn, McCall will help. He is The Equalizer.

Ninjas vs. Vampires (2010)
Markimdb: 2.9
Genrehorror, action, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
CharactersVampire, Monsters, Mutant, Ninja, Heroes
PlotMartial Arts, Passion, Supernatural, Saving the World, Rivalry
StyleExciting

Ninjas battle Vampires for the fate of the world in this all new Action-Horror-Comedy from the creators of 2010's cult smash, "Ninjas Vs Zombies"! Moments after down-on-his-luck Aaron is rejected by the girl of his dreams, they both are attacked by blood sucking VAMPIRES. Driven to save her, Aaron tracks down the mysterious NINJAS, who wage a nightly war against the forces of darkness. Now, as the Vampire overlord Seth plots to destroy Mankind, Aaron has only one choice - join the ninjas, save the world, and get the girl... or die trying. Sexy, funny, shocking, and fun, NINJAS VS VAMPIRES delivers an action-packed comedic adventure unlike any other!

Gotti (2018)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:12
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Family, FBI, Lawyers
PlotOn real events, Cancer, Rivalry
PlacePrison, USA, New York
StyleHeavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

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.

The Kid (2019)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama, western, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersTeens, Childrens, Cowboys, Blonde girls, Criminals
PlotOn real events, Skirmishes
PlaceWild West, USA
Time19th century
StyleSoulful, Fascinating

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.

Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersHorses, Dinosaurs, Snipers, Robots, Aliens
PlotSurvival, Dancing, Apocalypse, End of the world, Bank robbery
PlaceSpace, Submarines, Aircraft, Ships, England
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleUnexpected ending

Autobots and Decepticons are at war, with humans on the sidelines. Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving our future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in the hidden history of Transformers on Earth.

Nobody (2021)
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.

The Ruthless (2019)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama, crime
CountryItaly, France
Duration02:03
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Criminals, Tough guys
PlotOn real events, Bank robbery, Skirmishes
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

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.

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

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

The Transporter Refueled (2015)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryFrance, USA
Duration02:34
CharactersHackers, Gangsters, Heroes, Tough guys, Fathers
PlotDancing, Martial Arts, Bank robbery, Skirmishes, Cars
PlaceAircraft
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Serious, For men, Disturbing

The fast-paced action movie is again set in the criminal underworld in France, where Frank Martin is known as The Transporter, because he is the best driver and mercenary money can buy. In this installment, he meets Anna and they attempt to take down a group of ruthless Russian human traffickers who also have kidnapped Frank’s father.

Rocky Handsome (2016)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryIndia
Duration01:36
CharactersHired assassins, Killers, Special agents, Tough guys
PlotDancing, Chess, Abduction, Revenge, Fight
PlaceNight Clubs
TimeNight

Two bruised hearts, 8-year-old Naomi and Kabir find solace in each other. They are both lonely and nursing psychological scars and mysterious tragedy. Naomi’s mother is a drug addict-peddler and Kabir loses the only person he loves. The talkative kid-next-door becomes the reclusive pawn shop owner’s only reason to live. When her life is endangered, his soul is awakened once again.

Hitman: Agent 47 (2015)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Germany
Duration02:26
CharactersSnipers, Hired assassins, Killers, Bodyguards, Tough guys
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Death, Pursuit, Mystery
PlaceLaboratory
StyleExciting, Serious, For men

An assassin teams up with a woman to help her find her father and uncover the mysteries of her ancestry.

The Abandoned (2016)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersTough guys, Partners
PlotSurvival, Death, Water, Supernatural, Fear
PlaceSea, Ships, Uninhabited island, Parallel worlds
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

A troubled young woman who, in a last-ditch effort at getting her life together, takes a job working nights as a security guard at an abandoned luxury apartment building. Stuck with a brusque rent-a-cop as her partner, she tries to not let her mind play tricks on her while she patrols the empty halls. But as the night progresses strange things begin to happen - and she realizes it may not all be in her head.

The Stranger (2010)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genreaction, thriller
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersFBI, Tough guys, Warriors
PlotMartial Arts, Skirmishes, Investigation, Pursuit, Weapon
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

Pro wrestling legend Steve Austin stars as a man with no name, no memory and absolutely nothing left to lose. But when he finds himself hunted by both the FBI and the Russian mob, this amnesiac decides to fight back. Pursuit cannot stop him. Torture will not break him. And with every beating, bullet and betrayal, he’ll remember another piece of the horror that took away his career, his family and his identity. Now the puzzle is nearly complete, and one man is about to take back his past…by ending a whole lot of futures. Erica Cerra (“Eureka”) and Adam Beach (Flags of Our Fathers) star in this explosive action-thriller about collateral damage, stone cold vengeance, and a double-crossed killing machine known only as The Stranger

The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption (2012)
Markimdb: 3.7
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany, Belgium
Duration01:46
CharactersNinja, Hired assassins, Heroes, Tough guys, Warriors
PlotAdventure, Martial Arts, Supernatural, Seduction, Ghosts
PlaceEgypt
StyleExciting, Serious

Since his triumphant rise to power in the original blockbuster "The Scorpion King", Mathayus' kingdom has fallen and he's lost his queen to plague. Now an assassin for hire, he must defend a kingdom from an evil tyrant and his ghost warriors for the chance to regain the power and glory he once knew. Starring Ron Perlman ("Hellboy") and Billy Zane ("Titanic"), and featuring 6-time WWE champion Dave Bautista and UFC star Kimbo Slice, "The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption" takes "The Mummy" phenomenon to an all-new level of epic action and non-stop adventure.




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