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List of the best movies like American Assassin (2017): xXx: Return of Xander Cage, S.W.A.T.: Under Siege, Momentum, Survivor, The Saint, American Renegades, Precious Cargo, Criminal, Bastille Day, Hard Target 2.

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Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersHackers, Snipers, CIA, Spy, Special Forces
PlotSoccer, Kung Fu, Martial Arts, Fight, Motorcycles
PlaceAircraft, Jungle, Islands, Party
StyleUnexpected ending, Dynamic

Extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage comes out of self-imposed exile, thought to be long dead, and is set on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang and his team in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable weapon known as Pandora's Box. Recruiting an all-new group of thrill-seeking cohorts, Xander finds himself enmeshed in a deadly conspiracy that points to collusion at the highest levels of world governments.

Markimdb: 4.6
Genreaction, thriller, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersHackers, Snipers, Spy, Special Forces, Hired assassins
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Fight
PlaceAircraft, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Tense, Disturbing

When a D.E.A. and S.W.A.T. cartel takedown ends in a shootout, S.W.A.T. Agent Travis Hall seizes a mysterious prisoner taking him into custody. Before long, the S.W.A.T. compound is under siege by wave-after-wave of assault teams attempting to recover the prisoner known as “The Scorpion” for the tattoo blazed across his back. When Travis discovers that his prisoner is a Secret Ops double agent planted within the cartel, it’s up to him and his expert S.W.A.T. team to keep “The Scorpion” and his billion dollar secrets safe.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountrySouth Africa, USA
Duration02:04
CharactersHackers, Hired assassins, Thieves, Criminals
PlotSurvival, Robbery, Martial Arts, Bank robbery, Skirmishes
PlaceAircraft, Party, Hotels, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

When Alex, an infiltration expert with a secret past, accidentally reveals her identity during what should have been a routine heist, she quickly finds herself mixed up in a government conspiracy and entangled in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with a master assassin and his team of killers. Armed with her own set of lethal skills, Alex looks to exact revenge for her murdered friends while uncovering the truth.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:01
CharactersHackers, Snipers, Terrorists, Hired assassins, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Motorcycles, Death, Hostage
PlaceAfghanistan, Aircraft, England, Kitchen, London
TimeNew Year
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense

A Foreign Service Officer in London tries to prevent a terrorist attack set to hit New York, but is forced to go on the run when she is framed for crimes she did not commit.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genreaction, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:42
CharactersHackers, Spy, Terrorists, Hired assassins, Thieves
PlotRobbery, Adventure, Martial Arts, Abduction, Fight
PlaceMoscow, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

International master thief, Simon Templar, also known as The Saint, is asked by a desperate rich man to find his kidnapped daughter. However, in addition to evading the authorities, Simon must face a dangerous adversary from his past.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime, military
CountryFrance, Belgium, Germany, USA, Malta, Croatia, Netherlands
Duration02:19
CharactersSnipers, Gangsters, Special Forces, Strong women, Military
PlotRobbery, Skirmishes, Death, Water, Flooding
PlaceAircraft, Lake, Serbia
TimeWorld War II
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

In the midst of the Balkan wars, a squad of Navy SEALs attempts to unravel a long-forgotten mystery after discovering an enormous treasure trove hidden at the bottom of a lake in Serbia.

Markimdb: 4.6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy
CountryCanada
Duration02:09
CharactersDogs, Snipers, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Thieves
PlotRobbery, Martial Arts, Chess, Skirmishes, Fight
PlaceAircraft, Hotels, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating

After a botched heist, Eddie a murderous crime boss, hunts down the seductive thief Karen who failed him. In order to win back Eddie’s trust, Karen recruits her ex-lover and premier thief Jack to steal a cargo of rare precious gems. But when the job goes down, allegiances are betrayed and lines are crossed as Jack, Karen, and Eddie face off in a fateful showdown.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Bulgaria
Duration02:27
CharactersHackers, Snipers, CIA, Spy, Special Forces
PlotWar, Disasters, Investigation, Death, Chase
PlacePrison, Submarines, Aircraft, USA, Laboratory
TimeFuture
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Heavy, Tense

Bill Pope is a CIA agent on a mission in London tracking down a shadowy hacker nicknamed "The Dutchman." When he gets mysteriously ambushed and killed, an experimental procedure is used to transfer his memories into dangerous ex-convict Jericho Stewart. When he wakes up with the CIA agent's memories, his mission is to find The Dutchman and eliminate him before the hacker launches ICBM's and starts World War III. But complications soon arise and the mission turns personal.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA, Belgium, Luxembourg, China, Germany
Duration02:25
CharactersCIA, Spy, Terrorists, Thieves, Police
PlotMartial Arts, Skirmishes, Money, Investigation, Death
PlaceEngland, France
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Tense

Michael Mason is an American pickpocket living in Paris who finds himself hunted by the CIA when he steals a bag that contains more than just a wallet. Sean Briar, the field agent on the case, soon realises that Michael is just a pawn in a much bigger game and is also his best asset to uncover a large-scale conspiracy.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration00:40
CharactersSnipers, Spy, Rich, Bodyguards, Tough guys
PlotSurvival, Soccer, Martial Arts, Fight, Motorcycles
PlaceVillage, Jungle, Party, USA
StyleUnexpected ending

Forced into a deadly cat-and-mouse game, a disgraced mixed martial arts fighter is hunted through the jungles of Southeast Asia.

Markimdb: 3.8
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, Monaco, Romania
Duration02:01
CharactersDogs, Snipers, Mafia, Gangsters, Special Forces
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Chess, Motorcycles, Death
PlaceAircraft, Kitchen, Hotels, USA
StyleUnexpected ending

An elite team of DEA agents are assigned to protect a dangerous drug lord and take refuge in a luxury hotel while they await extraction. They soon find themselves at the center of an ambush as the drug lord's former associates launch an explosive assault on the hotel.

Markimdb: 4.1
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersSnipers, Gangsters, Special Forces, Bikers, FBI
PlotDancing, Martial Arts, Fight, Motorcycles, Money
PlaceGhetto, Hotels
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

Colonel Robert Sikes is on a mission to rid his city of crime. As a stealthy, one-man assault team, he will take on street gangs, mobsters, and politicians with extreme prejudice until his mission is complete. His former protégé, William Porter, teams up with the local police department to bring his former commander to justice and prevent him from further vigilantism.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Germany, Czech Republic, France
Duration02:17
CharactersHackers, CIA, Spy, Tough guys
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Revenge, Investigation
PlaceUSA
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

The most dangerous former operative of the CIA is drawn out of hiding to uncover hidden truths about his past.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryFrance, USA, China, Belgium, Monaco
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.

Markimdb: 3.3
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA, Monaco
CharactersSnipers, CIA, Gangsters, Spy, Terrorists
PlotMartial Arts, Skirmishes, Fight, Death, Conspiracies
PlaceAircraft, Mexico, Hotels
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Touching, Disturbing

Harmon is a CIA/DEA enforcer investigating Arab terrorists captured in Mexico. With his team--seductive FBI agent Zara and spy-drone pilot Sharp--he flies to Istanbul and uncovers a brutal plot: Islamic extremists plan to use Sonora drug-smuggling routes to bring deadly weapons, and leaders, into the U.S. To prevent an attack on America, Harmon must turn these two savage forces against one another before his time--and his luck--run out.

Markimdb: 3.8
Genrehorror, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersHackers, Special Forces, Scientists, Military, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Skirmishes, Artificial Intelligence, Investigation, Death
PlacePrison, Afghanistan, USA
TimeDark ones
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating

The story follows a team of highly trained operatives who find themselves trapped inside an isolated military compound.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersSnipers, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Bodyguards, Lawyers
PlotRobbery, Martial Arts, Revenge, Cars, Fight
PlaceUSA
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Tense, Depressive

A man is out for justice after a group of corrupt police officers are unable to catch his wife's killer.

Markimdb: 3.9
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersSnipers, Terrorists, Thieves, FBI, Criminals
PlotSurvival, Robbery, Dancing, Martial Arts, Money
PlaceAircraft, Mountains
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

A female FBI agent is offered millions to help a thief escape from a hijacked airplane.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller
CountryGermany, Spain, USA
Duration02:02
CharactersDogs, Teens, Snipers, Mafia, Gangsters
PlotLove, War, Survival, Robbery, Revenge
PlaceEngland, Party, Mansions
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Tense, Disturbing

An assassin forges an unlikely partnership with one of his targets: a woman seeking revenge for the murder of her family.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:29
CharactersCIA, Spy, Special Forces, Special agents, Tough guys
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Prison Break, Fight, Money
PlacePrison, Submarines
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

A deep cover operative awakens to find himself imprisoned on a submarine. With the help of a fellow prisoner and an amateur agent, he must race against the clock to escape the vessel and expose who set him up.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, history
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
Duration02:46
CharactersDogs, Snipers, Firefighters, Special Forces, Terrorists
PlotOn real events, Skirmishes, Motorcycles, Investigation, Death
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Tense

An account of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis's actions in the events leading up to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists behind it.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration03:37
CharactersCIA, Spy, Terrorists, Killers, Thieves
PlotMartial Arts, Cars, Fight, Motorcycles, Pursuit
PlaceAircraft, Islands, Helicopters, Ukraine, 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.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:07
CharactersSnipers, Spy, Special Forces, Hired assassins, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Motorcycles, Death
PlaceAircraft, China, Hotels, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating

Ageing assassin, Henry Brogen tries to get out of the business but finds himself in the ultimate battle—fighting his own clone who is 25 years younger than him, and at the peak of his abilities.

Markimdb: 5
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:35
CharactersSnipers, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Heroes, Couriers
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Motorcycles, Money, Death
PlacePrison
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Heavy, Tense, Serious

A courier for a local crime lord must deliver a mysterious package while being chased by a horde of unusual gangsters.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy
CountrySouth Africa, China, USA
Duration02:23
CharactersSnipers, Killers, Police, Tough guys, Warriors
PlotSkirmishes, Revenge, Death, Conspiracies
PlaceAircraft, Deserts, Hotels, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Tense, Disturbing

An assassin seeks redemption after being given a second chance at life.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersCIA, Heroes, Partners
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Basketball, Fight, Money
PlacePrison, Village, USSR, Texas, Ukraine
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Heavy, Tense, Serious

When former black ops operative Tom Steele and his partner Manning are assigned to decommission an old prison, they must oversee the arrival of two mysterious female prisoners. Before long, an elite force of mercenaries assault the prison in search of the new arrivals. As the true identities of the women are revealed, Steele realizes he's caught in the middle of something far bigger than he had imagined.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:35
CharactersRobots, Gangsters, Spy, Strong women, Thieves
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Bank robbery, Fight, Chase
PlaceHotels
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

Los Angeles, June 21st, 2028. While the streets are being torn apart by riots, the Nurse, who runs a clandestine hospital for criminals in the penthouse of the Artemis, a closed old hotel, has a rough night dealing with troublemaker clients: thieves, assassins, someone from the past and the one who owns the place and the whole city.

Markimdb: 2.9
Genreaction, adventure
CountryChina, USA, Hong Kong
CharactersHorses, Hackers, Snipers, Spy, Special Forces
PlotMartial Arts, Money, Death, Technology, Conspiracies
PlaceShips, Africa, Deserts, Hotels
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating

Yan Jian, a young Chinese IT engineer who volunteers to go to North Africa and help the company he works for to win a competition. The winner can own the right to control the communication between south and north. French spy Michael works for the West. His boss ordered him to go to the North Africa and win the competition, and they can control the great mineral resources of Africa. He hired the best mercenary in Africa whose name is Lauder and a former general Kabbah to help him. Yan has discovered their conspiracy, he is the only one who can stop them.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersSnipers, Heroes, Tough guys
PlotMartial Arts
PlaceAircraft, USA
StyleExciting, Heavy, Tense, Serious, For men

An ex-mercenary known for finding missing children is hired by a mixed martial arts fighter whose daughter has been kidnapped.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:25
CharactersHackers, Terrorists, FBI, Presidential
PlotSkirmishes, Revenge, Investigation, Political, Betrayal
PlaceThe White House, USA
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

After a treacherous attack, Secret Service agent Mike Banning is charged with attempting to assassinate President Trumbull. Chased by his own colleagues and the FBI, Banning begins a race against the clock to clear his name.





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