Shootout movies

List of the best shootout movies selected by visitors to our site: The Departed, Bad Blood, The Rock, The Lookout, The Professional, The Italian Job, Iron Man 3, Kick-Ass 2, True Lies, Inception.

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The Departed (2006)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 8.5)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
Duration02:31
CharactersMafia, Police, Friends, Gangsters, Hired assassins
PlotInvestigation, Undercover, Rivalry, Love, Chase, Betrayal, Intrigue, Skirmishes
PlacePrison
StyleAction, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing, For men, Unexpected ending, Smart, Interesting

To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises through the police ranks. But both sides soon discover there's a mole among them.

Bad Blood (1994)
Mark6 (imdb: 4.7)
Genreaction, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersMafia, Police
PlotChase, Skirmishes
PlacePrison

A trucker (Lamas) has to come home to help fight mobsters after his brother who embezzled $5,000,000 from them.

The Rock (1996)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 7.4)
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:16
CharactersTerrorists, Partners, FBI
PlotWeapon, Chase, Hostage, Blackmail, Skirmishes
PlacePrison, Islands, Helicopters
StyleAction, Exciting, Tense, For men

FBI chemical warfare expert Stanley Goodspeed is sent on an urgent mission with a former British spy, John Patrick Mason, to stop Gen. Francis X. Hummel from launching chemical weapons on Alcatraz Island into San Francisco. Gen. Hummel demands $100 million in war reparations to be paid to the families of slain servicemen who died on covert operations. After their SEAL team is wiped out, Stanley and John deal with the soldiers on their own.

The Lookout (2012)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryFrance, Belgium, Italy
Duration01:29
CharactersPolice, Snipers
PlotWar, Robbery, Revenge, Investigation, The escape, Skirmishes, Rivalry, Money, Bank robbery, Pursuit, Chase
PlacePrison, France
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Disturbing, For men

When police is about to apprehend a famous gang of bank robbers, an elite sniper opens fire from a roof, thus facilitating the flee of his accomplices. However, one of them is seriously injured, which compromises the plans of the thieves.

The Professional (1981)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.5)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration01:48
CharactersSpecial agents, Killers, Police, Journalists, Presidential, Heroes, Hired assassins
PlotFight, Revenge, Chase, The escape, Skirmishes, Betrayal, Conspiracies
PlacePrison, France, Paris, Castle
StyleDisturbing, Exciting, Action, Tense, For men

French secret agent Joss Baumont is sent to kill the president Njala of an African country. However, a counter-order is given before he can execute his mission and he is abandoned in the hands of foreign authorities. He escapes and seeks revenge by pursuing what was his original mission.

The Italian Job (2003)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, France, United Kingdom
Duration01:51
CharactersMafia, Friends, Hackers
PlotRacing, Love, Robbery, Chase, Relationship, Betrayal, Pursuit, Skirmishes, Revenge
PlaceItaly, USA, Mountains
StyleHeavy, Exciting, Disturbing, For men

Charlie Croker pulled off the crime of a lifetime. The one thing that he didn't plan on was being double-crossed. Along with a drop-dead gorgeous safecracker, Croker and his team take off to re-steal the loot and end up in a pulse-pounding, pedal-to-the-metal chase that careens up, down, above and below the streets of Los Angeles.

Iron Man 3 (2013)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:11
CharactersSuperhero, Mafia, Terrorists, Gangsters, Police, Friends, Robots, Billionaires, Scientists, Heroes, Girlfriends, Presidential, Inventors
PlotAdventure, Love, Chase, Skirmishes, Revenge, Experiments, Cheating
PlaceNew York, USA, Mansions
StyleMarvel, Exciting, For men

When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.

Kick-Ass 2 (2013)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.5)
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Japan
Duration01:43
CharactersSuperhero, Teens, Friends, Gangsters, Partners, Heroes
PlotLove, Fight, Skirmishes, Revenge
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleExciting, For men

After Kick-Ass’ insane bravery inspires a new wave of self-made masked crusaders, he joins a patrol led by the Colonel Stars and Stripes. When these amateur superheroes are hunted down by Red Mist — reborn as The Mother Fucker — only the blade-wielding Hit-Girl can prevent their annihilation.

True Lies (1994)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.2)
Genreaction, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:15
CharactersTerrorists, Gangsters, Family, Gangsters, Spy
PlotRacing, Love, Fight, Death, Chase, Skirmishes, Adventure, Mystery, Seduction, Blackmail
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting

Harry Tasker is a secret agent for the United States Government. For years, he has kept his job from his wife, but is forced to reveal his identity and try to stop nuclear terrorists when he and his wife are kidnapped by them.

Inception (2010)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.8)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:28
CharactersScammers, Spy
PlotDreams, Lucid dreaming, Adventure, Fight, Chase, Skirmishes, Virtual Reality
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleWorth watching, Interesting, Exciting, Smart, Disturbing, Action, Philosophical

Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another person's idea into a target's subconscious.

Maverick (1994)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7)
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersScammers, Thieves, Strong women, Cowboys
PlotAdventure, Robbery, Money, Weapon, Cheating, Skirmishes, Revenge, Rivalry, Chase, Gambling
PlaceWild West
StyleExciting, Light, For men

Maverick is a gambler who would rather con someone than fight them. He needs an additional three thousand dollars in order to enter a Winner Take All poker game that begins in a few days. He tries to win some, tries to collect a few debts, and recover a little loot for the reward. He joins forces with a woman gambler with a marvelous southern accent as the two both try and enter the game.

Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning (2012)
Mark5.8 (imdb: 5)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersSoldier, Mutant, Fathers, Military, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Fight, Revenge, Chase, Skirmishes, Martial Arts, Rivalry, Pursuit
PlaceForest
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, For men

In a world without government, the surviving Unisols maintain order and choose the strongest of their ranks to rule, testing them in life-or-death combat.

The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box (2013)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountrySpain
Duration01:35
CharactersTeens, Parents, Brothers
PlotAdventure, Abduction, Chase, Skirmishes
PlaceCastle

Seventeen-year-old Mariah Mundi's life is turned upside down when his parents vanish and his younger brother is kidnapped. Following a trail of clues to the darkly majestic Prince Regent Hotel, Mariah discovers a hidden realm of child-stealing monsters, deadly secrets and a long-lost artefact that grants limitless wealth—but also devastating supernatural power. With the fate of his world, and his family at stake, Mariah will risk everything to unravel the Curse of the Midas Box.

War of the Dead (2011)
Mark4 (imdb: 4.1)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure, military
CountryUSA, Lithuania, Italy
Duration01:26
CharactersZombie, Soldier, Military, Horses
PlotAdventure, War, Skirmishes, Survival, Supernatural, Experiments
PlaceForest, Laboratory
TimeWorld War II
StyleHeavy, Disturbing, Action, Exciting

Captain Martin Stone is leading a finely-trained, elite platoon of Allied soldiers as they attack an enemy bunker. Underestimating their enemy's strength, they are quickly beaten back into the forest. As they try to regroup, they are suddenly attacked by the same soldiers they had just killed a few minutes earlier. Forced to flee deeper into Russian territory, they discover one of war's most terrifying secrets and realize they have woken up a far more deadlier enemy.

The Dark Tower (2017)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersTeens, Military, Demons, Students, Spiders, Monsters
PlotSuperpowers, Adventure, Disasters, Skirmishes, Apocalypse, End of the world, Fear
PlaceParallel worlds, School, Village
StyleTense, Exciting, Unexpected ending

The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O’Dim, also known as the Man in Black, determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at stake, good and evil will collide in the ultimate battle as only Roland can defend the Tower from the Man in Black.

Max Payne (2008)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 5.4)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:40
CharactersPolice, Family, Detectives, Heroes, Partners
PlotLove, Revenge, Skirmishes, Pursuit
PlaceLake, New York
StyleDepressive, Exciting, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing, For men, Noir

Coming together to solve a series of murders in New York City are a DEA agent whose family was slain as part of a conspiracy and an assassin out to avenge her sister's death. The duo will be hunted by the police, the mob, and a ruthless corporation.

Mission: Impossible (1996)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.1)
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
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 Expendables (2010)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.5)
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersSpecial Forces, Snipers, Partners, CIA
PlotFight, Skirmishes, Martial Arts, Chase
PlaceIslands
StyleExciting

Barney Ross leads a band of highly skilled mercenaries including knife enthusiast Lee Christmas, a martial arts expert, heavy weapons specialist, demolitionist, and a loose-cannon sniper. When the group is commissioned by the mysterious Mr. Church to assassinate the dictator of a small South American island, Barney and Lee visit the remote locale to scout out their opposition and discover the true nature of the conflict engulfing the city.

The Mechanic (2011)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersTeachers, Hired assassins
PlotFight, Death, Skirmishes
PlaceUSA

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.

Messenger of Death (1988)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersKillers, Reporters, Serial killers, Heroes
PlotInvestigation, Chase, Skirmishes, Revenge, Rivalry, Martial Arts, Political
PlaceUSA
StyleFor men, Disturbing, Unexpected ending

Wifes and children of the Mormon Orville Beecham become victims of a massacre in his own house. The police believes the crime had a religious motive. Orville doesn't give any comment on the case, is taken into protective custody. Journalist Smith persuades him to help him in the investigation - and finds out about economic motives for the murder.




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