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20 best movies like Lone Wolf McQuade (1983)

List of the best movies like Lone Wolf McQuade (1983): Ninja III: The Domination, Never Talk to Strangers, The Protector 2, The Girl from the Naked Eye, Pray for Death, Recoil, Punisher: War Zone, ICHI, Out for Justice, Missionary Man.

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Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersNinja, Heroes
PlotMartial Arts, Revenge, Supernatural, Life after death, Ghosts
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A female aerobic instructor is possessed by the soul of a fallen ninja when coming to his aid. The spirit seeks revenge on those who killed him and uses the instructor's body to carry out his mission. The only way the spirit will leave her body is with the help of another ninja.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada, Germany
CharactersSerial killers, Bikers, Heroes
PlotLove, Martial Arts, Revenge, Motorcycles, Obsession
PlaceDeserts, Small cities
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Heavy, Explicit scenes, Serious

Sarah Taylor, a police psychologist, meets a mysterious and seductive young man, Tony Ramirez, and falls in love with him. As a cause of this relationship, she changes her personality when she begins to receive anonymous telephone calls.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryThailand, USA, Hong Kong, France
Duration01:40
CharactersHeroes
PlotMartial Arts, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Kham is the last in long line of guards who once watched over the King of Thailand's war elephants. Traditionally, only the perfect elephants could successfully help defend the throne, after his harrowing quest to retrieve the elephants, Kham returns to his village to live in peace. But for someone as good in martial arts as him, peace is but a wishful thought...

Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersHired assassins, Heroes
PlotMartial Arts, Revenge, Rivalry
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious

Jake is a driver for a seedy escort service operating out of 'The Naked Eye strip club', he's a street thug type who falls for a witty high-class escort named Sandy. Except one night Sandy is found murdered, the only clues left behind are cell phone calls made the night she died. To avenge Sandy's death Jake must risk everything and walk a bloody path to find her killer.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:32
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Ninja, Heroes
PlotRobbery, Adventure, Kung Fu, Martial Arts, Revenge
PlaceJapan, Asia
StyleExciting, Heavy, Black humor, Serious, For men

Akira Saito, a Japanese businessman lives in Tokyo with his Japanese-American wife Aiko and their children, Takeshi and Tomoya. When the family has a chance to move to the United States so that Aiko can teach the children about their American heritage, they pack up and head for Houston, Texas and run a restaurant. This is where the trouble begins....

Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryCanada
Duration01:34
CharactersDogs, Hired assassins, Bikers, Heroes
PlotMartial Arts, Boxing, Revenge, Motorcycles, Investigation
PlaceShips
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Heavy, Serious, For men

A cop turns vigilante after his family is murdered, exacting vengeance on the killers - and then on all criminals who have slipped through the system.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada, Germany
Duration01:43
CharactersSuperhero, Heroes, FBI, Tough guys
PlotRevenge, Rivalry
PlaceNew York
TimeDark ones
StyleMarvel, Exciting, Heavy, Serious, For men

Waging his one-man war on the world of organized crime, ruthless vigilante-hero Frank Castle sets his sights on overeager mob boss Billy Russoti. After Russoti is left horribly disfigured by Castle, he sets out for vengeance under his new alias: Jigsaw. With the "Punisher Task Force" hot on his trail and the FBI unable to take Jigsaw in, Frank must stand up to the formidable army that Jigsaw has recruited before more of his evil deeds go unpunished.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryJapan
Duration02:00
CharactersSamurai, Ninja, Heroes
PlotTravel, Martial Arts, Revenge, Rivalry
PlaceVillage, Japan, Asia
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Heavy, Epic, Serious

Ichi is a blind entertainer that travels the countryside with her traditional Japanese guitar and walking stick. She’s in search for the kind man that brought her up as a child, but because of her beauty she encounters problems every step of the way. Fortunately for Ichi, she is also a gifted swordswoman and carries a lethal blade within her walking stick.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersGangsters
PlotMartial Arts, Revenge, Chase, Rivalry
PlaceNew York
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Gino Felino (Steven Seagal) is an NYPD detective from Brooklyn who knows everyone and everything in his neighborhood. Killing his Partner was someone's mistake, because he's now Out For Justice.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, western
CountryUSA
CharactersGangsters, Indians, Hired assassins, Bikers, Heroes
PlotRevenge, Rivalry
PlaceSmall cities
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A mysterious stranger rolls into town on a unique motorcycle. All he carries is the bible and a desire for justice. Past vengeance collides as Ryder rights an injustice from his past and liberates the small town from a malicious oppressor.

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersGangsters, Heroes, Family
PlotMartial Arts, Revenge, Voodoo, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Heavy, Tense, Explicit scenes, Serious

Just retired from the Drug Enforcement Agency, John Hatcher returns to his hometown and quickly discovers that drugs have infiltrated his old neighborhood. Determined to drive the dealers out, Hatcher crosses paths with a ferocious Jamaican drug lord who vows that Hatcher and his family are now marked for death.

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: 6.4
Genreaction, western, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Heroes
PlotSkirmishes, Rivalry
PlaceTexas, Mexico, Small cities
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious

John Smith is a mysterious stranger who is drawn into a vicious war between two Prohibition-era gangs. In a dangerous game, he switches allegiances from one to another, offering his services to the highest bidder. As the death toll mounts, Smith takes the law into his own hands in a deadly race to stay alive.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, melodrama, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersHeroes, Friends, Partners
PlotAdventure, Gambling, Revenge, Chase
PlaceTexas, Mexico
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Texas Ranger Jake Cutter arrests gambler Paul Regret, but soon finds himself teamed with his prisoner in an undercover effort to defeat a band of renegade arms merchants and thieves known as Comancheros.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, Netherlands
Duration01:46
CharactersHeroes, Special agents, FBI
PlotRevenge, Uprising, Rivalry
PlaceChicago, Small cities
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Mark Kaminsky is kicked out of the FBI for his rough treatment of a suspect. He winds up as the sheriff of a small town in North Carolina. FBI Chief Harry Shannon, whose son has been killed by a mobster named Patrovina, enlists Kaminsky in a personal vendetta with a promise of reinstatement into the FBI if Patrovina is taken down. To accomplish this, he must go undercover and join Patrovina's gang.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, western, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:01
CharactersSpy, Heroes, Military
PlotRevenge
PlacePrison, USA
Time19th century
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious

Union officer Kerry Bradford escapes from a Confederate prison and races to intercept $5 million in gold destined for Confederate coffers. A Confederate sympathizer and a Mexican bandit, each with their own stake in the loot, stand in his way.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, western, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersHeroes, Criminals, Brothers, Partners, Robbers
PlotPursuit, Chase, Rivalry
PlaceDeserts, Texas, Mexico
StyleSerious, For men, Disturbing

Posing as a hangman, Mace Bishop arrives in town with the intention of freeing a gang of outlaws, including his brother, from the gallows. Mace urges his younger brother to give up crime. The sheriff chases the brothers to Mexico. They join forces, however, against a group of Mexican bandits.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Heroes, Partners
PlotMartial Arts, Fight, Chase, Missing people, Rivalry
PlaceChicago
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A Chicago cop is caught in the middle of a gang war while his own comrades shun him because he wants to take an irresponsible cop down.

Markimdb: 3.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersSerial killers, Special agents, FBI, Lawyers
PlotMartial Arts, Investigation, Death, Pursuit, Rivalry
StyleHeavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A troubled detective travels to Memphis in order to track down a pair of serial killers.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:43
CharactersHorses, Snipers, Mafia, Hired assassins, Special agents
PlotMartial Arts, Revenge, Chase
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Heavy, Serious, For men

FBI agent Jack Crawford is out for revenge when his partner is killed and all clues point to the mysterious assassin Rogue. But when Rogue turns up years later to take care of some unfinished business, he triggers a violent clash of rival gangs. Will the truth come out before it's too late? And when the dust settles, who will remain standing?

Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins, Heroes, Farmers
PlotSkirmishes, Revenge, Chase, Rivalry
StyleTense, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Watermelon farmer Vince Majestyk (Charles Bronson) goes after the Mob, when they try to strong arm him to use their melon picking crew.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersSerial killers, Heroes, Sheriffs
PlotSurvival, Kung Fu, Martial Arts, Revenge, Experiments
PlaceHospitals, Texas, Small cities
StyleHeavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A mentally ill man in a small Texas town goes on a killing rampage and is fatally wounded by police. When doctors use an experimental serum to bring him back to life, the killer develops superhuman strength and the town sheriff must pursue him.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration01:55
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins, Partners
PlotRobbery, Prison Break, Chase, Pads
PlacePrison, Mexico
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Doc McCoy is put in prison because his partners chickened out and flew off without him after exchanging a prisoner with a lot of money. Doc knows Jack Benyon, a rich "business"-man, is up to something big, so he tells his wife (Carol McCoy) to tell him that he's for sale if Benyon can get him out of prison. Benyon pulls some strings and Doc McCoy is released again. Unfortunately he has to cooperate with the same person that got him to prison.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryThailand, Canada, USA
Duration01:36
CharactersGangsters, Heroes, Scammers, FBI, Partners
PlotMartial Arts, Revenge, Slavery, Investigation, Rivalry
PlaceAsia
StyleExciting, Heavy, Tense, Explicit scenes, Serious

After his family is killed by a Serbian gangster with international interests. NYC detective Nick goes to S.E. Asia and teams up with a Thai detective to get revenge and destroy the syndicates human trafficking network.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersDogs, Hired assassins, Heroes, Tough guys, Partners
PlotTravel, Revenge, Love triangle, Chase, Rivalry
PlaceTexas, Mexico
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, By books, Heavy, Serious

Brendan O'Malley arrives at the Mexican home of old flame Belle Breckenridge to find her married to a drunkard getting ready for a cattle drive to Texas. Hot on O'Malley's heels is lawman Dana Stribling who has a personal reason for getting him back into his jurisdiction. Both men join Breckenridge and his wife on the drive. As they near Texas tensions mount, not least because Stribling is starting to court Belle and O'Malley is increasingly drawn by her daughter Missy.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersHeroes, Partners
PlotSkirmishes, Revenge, Rivalry
StyleFascinating, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A violent street gang, the Rebels, rule the streets of Gary, Indiana. The Rebels shoot Marvin Bookman, a store-keeper, for giving the police information about a drive-by shooting they committed. Marvin's son, former NFL star John who created the Rebels, returns to Gary to be with his father and, with a little help from his friends, to destroy the Rebels his way.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:52
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins, Heroes, Special agents, Disabled people
PlotAdventure, Chase
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

After saving Casey, a daughter of his friend, from hired assassins, Jack Devlin is hit with a strange phobia - fear of white color. But when his other friend, who works as a bodyguard for a supermodel, is wounded, Jack decides to step in for him. Now he must confront his fear and the assassin, who seems to be well aware of Jack's problem.

Markimdb: 2.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryJapan, USA
Duration01:30
CharactersHired assassins, Heroes
PlotMartial Arts, Rivalry, Lost memory
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men

A young man, Kazuya Mishima, wakes up alone in an unfamiliar hotel room without any recollection of who he is or how he got there. He is tormented by flashes of his past and by the face of an ominous stranger. The next thing he knows, Kazuya is ambushed and kidnapped by an underground crime organization and, soon after, turned into a ruthless assassin. During a mission to assassinate a man named Brian Fury, Kazuya finds that his target harbors clues to his true identity. With the help of Fury and a female assassin, Kazuya follows the clues, leading him to the lab of his reoccurring flashbacks. Here, he will finally confront his past and the ominous man of his nightmares - Heihachi Mishima, face the ultimate betrayal, and Ieam the truth about who, and what, he really is. TEKKEN 2: KAZUYA’S REVENGE is non-stop action from the first scene to the last.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, western, crime, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersHired assassins, Friends
PlotSkirmishes, Friendship, Love triangle
PlaceTexas, Mexico
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men

A Texas Ranger and a ruthless narcotics kingpin - they were childhood friends, now they are adversaries...

Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
PlotMartial Arts, Prison Break, Revenge, Motorcycles, Chase
PlacePrison
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Escaped convict Sam Gillen single-handedly takes on ruthless developers who are determined to evict a widow with two young children.





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