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List of the best movies like Criminal (2016): Bastille Day, Survivor, S.W.A.T.: Under Siege, American Assassin, Altitude, The Package, Den of Thieves, I Am Wrath, The Shadow Effect, Code of Honor.

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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: 5.7
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: 4.6
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: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:30
CharactersDogs, Hackers, Snipers, CIA, Spy
PlotMartial Arts, Revenge, Motorcycles, Money, Nuclear War
PlaceSea, Aircraft, Turkey, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Tense, Disturbing

Following the murder of his fiancée, Mitch Rapp trains under the instruction of Cold War veteran Stan Hurley. The pair then is enlisted to investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on military and civilian targets.

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
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: 7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersBlonde girls, Thieves, Police, FBI, Criminals
PlotRobbery, Bank robbery, Money, Investigation, Death
PlacePrison, Hotels
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Tense, For men

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.

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: 4.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersSnipers, Doctors, Scientists, Bodyguards, Tough guys
PlotDeath, Dreams, Conspiracies, Radio, Cheating
PlaceTrains, Metro, Yachts, Hotels, Laboratory
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

A young man's life is turned upside down when his violent dreams begin to blend with reality.

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: 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: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Spain, United Kingdom, France
Duration02:24
CharactersGangsters, Spy, Hired assassins, Killers, Doctors
PlotLove, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Revenge, Death
PlaceVillage, Africa
StyleExciting, By books, Heavy, Tense, Serious

Eight years after fleeing the Congo following his assassination of that country's minister of mining, former assassin Jim Terrier is back, suffering from PTSD and digging wells to atone for his violent past. After an attempt is made on his life, Terrier flies to London to find out who wants him dead -- and why. Terrier's search leads him to a reunion with Annie, a woman he once loved, who is now married to an oily businessman with dealings in Africa.

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: 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: 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: 4.8
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Spain, USA, Germany
Duration02:22
CharactersAliens, Scientists, Military, Soldier, Pilots
PlotLove, Death, Mental disorders, Experiments, Genetic experiments
PlaceSpace, Laboratory
TimeFuture
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Heavy, Tense, Sad ones

On a bleak future Earth, a soldier endures a radical genetic transformation to save humanity. But his wife fears he's becoming more creature than man.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, crime, detective
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration02:28
CharactersRobots, Gangsters, Cyborgs, Bodyguards, Disabled people
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Martial Arts, Revenge, Investigation, Death
PlaceLaboratory
TimeFuture
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Exciting, Spectacular, Gloomy

A brutal mugging leaves Grey Trace paralyzed in the hospital and his beloved wife dead. A billionaire inventor soon offers Trace a cure — an artificial intelligence implant called STEM that will enhance his body. Now able to walk, Grey finds that he also has superhuman strength and agility — skills he uses to seek revenge against the thugs who destroyed his life.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Mexico
Duration01:30
CharactersTerrorists, Heroes, Special agents, Bodyguards, Presidential
PlotInvestigation, Chase, Cheating, Blackmail
PlaceSpain
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Twisted plot, Tense, For men

The attempted assassination of the American President is told and re-told from several different perspectives.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:33
CharactersTeens, Hired assassins, Thieves, Military, Lawyers
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Prison Break, Skirmishes, Fight
PlacePrison, Afghanistan, Aircraft, School
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Tense

Jack Reacher must uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy in order to clear his name. On the run as a fugitive from the law, Reacher uncovers a potential secret from his past that could change his life forever.

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
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:14
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins, Strong women, Thieves, Bodyguards
PlotFight, Money, Death, Birthday
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

Mary is a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, India, Hong Kong, China, Canada
Duration02:13
CharactersHackers, Robots, Programmers, Doctors, Police
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Investigation, Chase, Internet, Technology
PlaceJapan, Laboratory
TimeFuture
StyleDystopian, Philosophical, Tense, Cyberpunk

In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: a human saved from a terrible crash, then cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals.

Markimdb: 3.7
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:03
CharactersSnipers, Gangsters, Hired assassins, FBI, Lawyers
PlotMartial Arts, Fight, Money, Death, Hostage
PlaceHotels
StyleUnexpected ending, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

A mall security guard -- and former federal agent -- crosses paths with a drug kingpin's enforcer after he saves a woman from danger.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:35
CharactersZombie, Vampire, Robots, Serial killers, Scientists
PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, Chase
PlaceEngland, London
StyleFascinating, Heavy, Tense, Fancy, Serious

A serial killer, who drains his victims for blood is on the loose in London, the Police follow him to a house owned by an eccentric scientist.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryChina, USA
CharactersHackers, Police, FBI, Criminals, Tough guys
PlotSkirmishes, Money, Investigation, Death, Hostage
PlaceKitchen, Metro, Hotels
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense

A disgraced NYPD detective after being thrust into a citywide manhunt for a cop killer, is given a shot at redemption.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Arab Emirates
Duration01:38
CharactersCIA, Spy, Special agents
PlotInvestigation, Chase, Rivalry
PlaceUSA
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Twisted plot, Tense, Serious

The mysterious murder of a US senator bearing the distinctive trademark of the legendary Soviet assassin 'Cassius', forces retired CIA operative, Paul Shepherson to team with rookie FBI agent, Ben Geary to solve the crime. Having spent his career chasing Cassius, Shepherdson is convinced his nemesis is long dead, but is pushed to take on the case by his former supervisor, Tom Highland. Geary, who wrote his Master's thesis on Shepherdson's pursuit of the Soviet killer, is certain that Cassius has resurfaced.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, melodrama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:17
CharactersTeens, Hackers, Strong women, Scientists, Lawyers
PlotLove, War, Survival, Apocalypse, Martial Arts
PlacePrison, Village, Aircraft, Court
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleUnexpected ending

Beatrice Prior and Tobias Eaton venture into the world outside of the fence and are taken into protective custody by a mysterious agency known as the Bureau of Genetic Welfare.

Markimdb: 5
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA
Duration02:18
CharactersSnipers, Special Forces, Police, Criminals
PlotRobbery, Bank robbery, Abduction, Fight, Money
PlaceBunker
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Fascinating, Tense, For men

A police chief tries to solve a kidnapping that involves a bank robber holding a young boy hostage.

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.





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