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List of the best movies like A Hard Day (2014): The Lookout, The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil, Hwayi: A Monster Boy, Jo Pil-ho: The Dawning Rage, Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!, Confession of Murder, Dum Maaro Dum, Colt 45, The Divine Move, Running Man.

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Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryFrance, Belgium, Italy
Duration01:29
CharactersSnipers, Police
PlotWar, Robbery, Bank robbery, Skirmishes, Revenge
PlacePrison, Paris, France
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Serious, 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.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:22
CharactersDogs, Maniacs, Mafia, Serial killers, Gangsters
PlotOn real events, Revenge, Motorcycles, Chase, Funeral
PlaceHospitals, Korea
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Fascinating, Tense

In Cheonan, a serial murder case takes place, but the case becomes more and more of a mystery. Only Tae-suk, a cop, immediately senses that all the cases are by the same killer and starts investigation. One day, Dong-soo, a gang boss, got attacked by a suspicious man, and Tae-suk realizes that this man is the serial killer, K. Now, Dong-soo becomes the only witness and a survived victim from K.

Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:06
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Hired assassins, Criminals
PlotSkirmishes, Investigation, Death, Weapon, Chase
PlaceKorea
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Tense

After being kidnapped as a small child and raised by the five men who abducted him, a teenage boy is now forced to join their life in crime.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:10
CharactersDogs, Mafia, Police, Criminals
PlotInvestigation, Weapon, Cheating, Rivalry
PlaceKorea
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense

On the run from a dogged internal affairs agent, a corrupt cop reluctantly teams up with a defiant teen to unravel a conspiracy -- before it's too late.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryIndia
Duration01:03
CharactersDogs, Geniuses, Sherlock Holmes, Lovers
PlotInvestigation, Drug addict, Swimming, Seduction, Conspiracies
PlaceIndia, Asia
TimeWorld War II
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

In war torn Calcutta during the 1940's, Byomkesh Bakshy, fresh out of college, pits himself against an evil genius who is out to destroy the world.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:00
CharactersSerial killers
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Pads, Rivalry
PlaceAsia, Korea
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, Heavy, Black humor

On the day the 15-year statute of limitations expired on a high profile serial murder case that claimed the lives of 10 women, a family member of the victim throws himself off the building in front of Choi Hyeong-goo, the detective in charge of the case. Two years later, a man called Lee Doo-seok publishes a book titled "I am the Murderer" claiming responsibility for the murders that took place 17 years ago. His book becomes a bestseller because of the author’s charming looks and his vivid depiction of the crime. The detective and the self-proclaimed murderer meet face to face on a television debate show. Believing that Lee is nothing but a con artist, Detective Choi renews his search for the ultimate truth. Then another man appears suddenly, claiming he is the real killer.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryIndia
Duration02:05
CharactersGangsters, Musicians, Stewardesses, Businessmen
PlotLove, Passion, Death
PlaceIndia, Cemetery, Asia
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Heavy

ACP Vishnu is sent on a mission to investigate and clean the underbelly of Goa. During his investigation, he uncovers a huge racket and discovers the involvement of various politicians.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:25
CharactersSpecial Forces
PlotSurvival, Bank robbery, Money, Weapon, Funeral
PlacePrison, France, Cemetery
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Serious, For men

Vincent Miles, a gunsmith and shooting instructor at the National Police, is an expert in combat shooting who stubbornly refuses to join a field brigade, a choice which their colleagues do not understand. When he meets Milo Cardena, a mysterious and skilled cop, his life changes in such way that he cannot ignore his true nature anymore.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:58
CharactersGangsters
PlotGambling, Revenge, Fight, Rivalry
PlacePrison, Asia, Korea
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Professional baduk (go) player Tae-seok loses a high-stakes game to infamous underground gambler Sal-soo, and ends up framed for the murder of his own brother and locked up in prison. He vows revenge and trains ferociously. After serving his seven-year sentence, he gets in touch with his brother's former associate "Tricks," hermit and blind master player "The Lord," and skillful junkyard owner Mok-su; together, they begin formulating a plan to get back at Sal-soo and his men. Tae-seok slowly penetrates Sal-soo's inner circle and his gambling joint, and eliminates Sal-soo's men one by one. But Sal-soo discovers Tae-seok's true identity and engages him in one final game that will seal the fates of the two men involved.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:07
PlotCars, Investigation, Weapon, Chase, Conspiracies
PlaceAsia, Korea
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, For men, Disturbing

Jong-Woo (played by Sin Ha-gyoon) is a poor, beleagured taxi driver with a bad attitude, understandable given the kind of clients he has to deal with. So when one night, a polite, well-dressed man offers an outrageous sum of money to rent the taxi for an extended period, Jong Woo doesn't ask any questions, though he does make rather cheerful and inappropriate conversation with his uninterested charge. It's difficult to blame Jong-Woo for this, given that it takes him some time to realize that he is not the protagonist of a low-brow comedy, but of an action-packed thriller.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryIndia
CharactersGangsters, Brothers
PlotSkirmishes, Cars, Fight, Investigation, Death
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

A notorious gangster Vedha surrenders himself to encounter specialist Vikram whom he challenges every step of the way by narrating his life events in the form of riddles that needs to be solved in order to capture him.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersSnipers, Hired assassins
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Pursuit
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Serious, For men

A fearless Secret Service agent will stop at nothing to bring down the counterfeiter who killed his partner.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
CharactersDogs, Gangsters, Childrens, Pupils, Sheriffs
PlotAdventure, Skirmishes, Cars, Weapon, Chase
PlaceUSA, Small cities
TimeDark ones
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Smart, Tense

Two kids find themselves in the centre of a deadly game of cat and mouse after taking a sheriff's cruiser for a joy ride.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersBikers, Yakuza, Losers, Partners
PlotWar, Survival, Skirmishes, Pursuit, Chase
PlaceVillage, Japan, Asia, New York
StyleExciting, Action, Soulful, Heavy, Tense

Two New York cops get involved in a gang war between members of the Yakuza, the Japanese Mafia. They arrest one of their killers and are ordered to escort him back to Japan. However, in Japan he manages to escape, and as they try to track him down, they get deeper and deeper into the Japanese Mafia scene and they have to learn that they can only win by playing the game—the Japanese way.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Czech Republic, Thailand
Duration01:36
CharactersMafia, Hired assassins
PlotFriendship, Death, Weapon
PlaceAsia
StyleExciting, Heavy, Tense, Serious, For men

When carrying out a hit, assassin Joe (Cage) always makes use of the knowledge of the local population. On arriving in Bangkok, Joe meets street kid Kong and he becomes his primary aide. But when Kong is nearly killed, he asks Joe to train him up in the deadly arts and unwittingly becomes a target of a band of killers.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:19
CharactersCriminals
PlotDancing, Soccer, Skirmishes, Revenge, Weapon
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Fascinating, Tense, Touching

A mild-mannered father is transformed into a killing machine after his family is torn apart by a violent act.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryFrance, Belgium, USA
Duration01:30
CharactersPartners
PlotRevenge, Pursuit, Rivalry
PlaceFrance, Australia
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, Depressive, Serious

Franck and Simon are both good cops. They work as partners. But their lives take a tailspin when Simon, driving drunk, causes a tragic car wreck. A few years later, out of the police, he is forced to take matters into his own hands when his family is in danger.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryIndia
CharactersMafia, Gangsters
PlotRevenge, Rivalry
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

Shahid Khan is exiled after impersonating the legendary Sultana Daku in order to rob British trains. Now outcast, Shahid becomes a worker at Ramadhir Singh's colliery, only to spur a revenge battle that passes on to generations. At the turn of the decade, Shahid's son, the philandering Sardar Khan vows to get his father's honor back, becoming the most feared man of Wasseypur.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersKillers, Heroes, Police, Twins, Criminals
PlotLove, Revenge, Money, Investigation, Friendship
StyleLight, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense

Some of Sin City's most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants.

Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Arab Emirates
Duration02:05
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Lawyers, Criminals, Businessmen
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Success, Oil, Pads
PlaceWild West, USA, New York
Time19th century, Dark ones, Winter
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Heavy, Tense, Depressive

A thriller set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically one of the most violent years in the city's history, and centered on a the lives of an immigrant and his family trying to expand their business and capitalize on opportunities as the rampant violence, decay, and corruption of the day drag them in and threaten to destroy all they have built.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:42
CharactersDogs, Police, Criminals
PlotRevenge, Fight, Investigation, Death, Snow
PlaceMountains, Hospitals
TimeNight
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

After a traumatic event, a drug trafficker turns sides and conspires with a dangerously ambitious undercover police officer to bring down the mysterious kingpin of a major drug cartel. (Remake of the Chinese film “Drug War,” 2012.)

Markimdb: 8.3
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryIndia
CharactersDogs, Horses, Heroes, Tough guys
PlotOn real events, Fight, Friendship, Chase, Cheating
PlaceVillage, Deserts
TimeNight
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, For men

A hardnosed cop goes after a gang of ruthless dacoits who have been terrorising residents along the highway for a decade.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryCanada
Duration01:25
PlotRevenge, Mental disorders, Weapon, Mystery, Blackmail
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Serious

When Cassie's father finds himself vulnerable and bedridden, she believes she has the perfect revenge for her mother's death.

Markimdb: 4.6
Genrethriller, crime
CountryFrance
Duration01:32
CharactersFriends
PlotSurvival, Revenge, Money, Friendship, Chase
PlaceFrance, Deserts, Mexico
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

Unable to repay their debts, Milan and Victor, best friends and co-owners of a Paris nightclub, are lured into a drug deal that goes bad. Tortured by police, they negotiate their freedom against an overwhelming testimony that condemns their psychotic liaison to prison. Six years later, the men's nightmare begins again when the pyschopath is granted his freedom. Now, not having talked for years, the old friends are united again in order to survive.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:59
CharactersPartners
PlotRobbery, Pursuit
PlaceAsia, Korea
StyleExciting, Serious, For men, Disturbing

HA Yoon-ju becomes the newest member to a unit within the Korean Police Forces Special Crime Department that specializes in surveillance activities on high profile criminals. She teams up with HWANG Sang-Jun, the veteran leader of the unit, and tries to track down James who is the cold-hearted leader of an armed criminal organization.

Markimdb: 8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryIndia
Duration02:24
CharactersTeachers, Scammers
PlotOn real events, Robbery, Money
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

In the early 1980s in India, a group of con artists rob well-known businessmen and politicians by posing as officers of the Central Bureau of Intelligence or income tax officials. The gang stages fake raids during which they steal great amounts of money from their targets.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:14
CharactersFathers
PlotRevenge, Death, Justice
PlacePrison, USA
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Heavy

A former mob enforcer who is released from prison after serving 22 years for a crime he didn't commit sets out on a path for revenge against the people who wronged him.

Markimdb: 3.8
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersCIA, Heroes, Fathers, Businessmen
PlotSkirmishes, Hostage, Rivalry
PlaceAircraft, Party
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

A special agent's plans to reconcile with his ex-fiancé are ruined when she boards a private jet that is targeted by hijackers working for the same crime lord that he is chasing.

Markimdb: 4.4
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:05
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Hired assassins, FBI, Nurses
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Fight, Chase
PlaceHospitals
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense

After a massive shootout, a mysterious stranger (Van Damme) arrives at a local hospital on the brink of death. Then, a foreign gang brazenly comes to the hospital to hunt him down. His nurse, the sole surviving witness to the follow-up shootout, must face an FBI interrogation that unlocks a plot of international intrigue and revenge. With enough twists and turns, KILL'EM ALL will keep you guessing until the final bullet is fired.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:50
CharactersHired assassins, Family, Students, Nurses
PlotMystery, Chase, Hypnosis, Mystery, Cheating
PlaceHospitals, Korea
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating

Jin-seok, 21-year-old, moves into a new house with his family. He suffers from a slight schizophrenia but he carries an ordinary life under the warm care of the family. His older brother Yu-seok is a decent college student, a mentor, and role model for Jin-seok. One night, his beloved brother is kidnapped by unidentified assailants before Jin-seok’s eye. Jin-seok can’t recognize their faces, but can remember only the VIN that matches with no car. After long silence of 19 days, suddenly Yu-seok returns home, but remembers nothing which had happened in the meantime. And soon Jin-seok feels Yu-seok is a total stranger…





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