10 best movies like Message from the King (2016)

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Message from the King 2016
On a relentless quest to avenge his sister's murder, a man from Cape Town infiltrates a sprawling network of lowlifes and elites in Los Angeles.
List of the best movies like Message from the King (2016): The Interpreter, Manhattan Night, The Body, McCanick, Whiteout, The Missing, Come and Find Me, Baby Driver, Taking Lives, State of Play.

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The Interpreter (2005)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Germany, USA
Duration02:03

After Silvia Broome, an interpreter at United Nations headquarters, overhears plans of an assassination, an American Secret Service agent is sent to investigate.

Manhattan Night (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:07

Porter Wren is a Manhattan tabloid writer with an appetite for scandal. On the beat he sells murder, tragedy, and anything that passes for the truth. At home, he is a dedicated husband and father. But when Caroline, a seductive stranger asks him to dig into the unsolved murder of her filmmaker husband Simon, he is drawn into a very nasty case of sexual obsession and blackmail--one that threatens his job, his marriage, and his life.

The Body (2012)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountrySpain
Duration01:48

A woman’s body disappears mysteriously from the morgue without a trace. Police inspector Jaime Peña investigates the strange occurrence with the help of Álex Ulloa, the widower of the missing woman.

McCanick (2014)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

Over the course of one feverish day, a harried narcotics detective and his reluctant partner frantically track down a recently released convict who knows a secret from the past.

Whiteout (2009)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, action, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Canada, France, Turkey
Duration01:41

The only U.S. Marshal assigned to Antarctica, Carrie Stetko will soon leave the harsh environment behind for good – in three days, the sun will set and the Amundsen-Scott Research Station will shut down for the long winter. When a body is discovered out on the open ice, Carrie's investigation into the continent's first homicide plunges her deep into a mystery that may cost her her own life.

The Missing (2014)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Belgium, USA

A gripping anthological relationship thriller series exploring the emotional fallout of a child's abduction not only on the family but on the wider community, told over two time frames.

Come and Find Me (2016)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryCanada, USA, United Kingdom
Duration02:03

When his girlfriend goes missing, David must track down her whereabouts after he realizes she's not who she was pretending to be.

Baby Driver (2017)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:36

After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.

Taking Lives (2004)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:49

Recruited to assist Montreal police in their desperate search for a serial killer who assumes the identities of his victims, FBI profiler Illeana Scott knows it's only a matter of time before the killer strikes again. Her most promising lead is a museum employee who might be the killer's only eyewitness.

State of Play (2009)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France
Duration02:07

Handsome, unflappable U.S. Congressman Stephen Collins is the future of his political party: an honorable appointee who serves as the chairman of a committee overseeing defense spending. All eyes are upon the rising star to be his party's contender for the upcoming presidential race. Until his research assistant/mistress is brutally murdered and buried secrets come tumbling out.

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The Commuter (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France, China, Canada
Duration01:55

A businessman, on his daily commute home, gets unwittingly caught up in a criminal conspiracy that threatens not only his life but the lives of those around him.

Believer (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:42

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.)

Bastille Day (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA, Belgium, Luxembourg, China, Germany
Duration02:25

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.

Den of Thieves (2018)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:32

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.

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

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

Crown Vic (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

One memorable night in the life of veteran patrol officer Ray Mandel and his trainee, ambitious rookie cop Nick Holland in the LAPD's Olympic Division. With two cop killers on the loose and hunting for more targets, Mandel and Holland must contend with a city about to boil over, as well as Jack VanZandt, an unhinged rogue cop out for payback running wild in their patrol zone.

Dark Places (2015)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France
Duration02:31

A woman who survived the brutal killing of her family as a child is forced to confront the events of that day.

You Were Never Really Here (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:09

A traumatised veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe's nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.

The Little Things (2021)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

Deputy Sheriff Joe "Deke" Deacon joins forces with Sgt. Jim Baxter to search for a serial killer who's terrorizing Los Angeles. As they track the culprit, Baxter is unaware that the investigation is dredging up echoes of Deke's past, uncovering disturbing secrets that could threaten more than his case.

The Paperboy (2012)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

As investigative reporter Ward Jansen and his partner Yardley Acheman chase a sensational, career-making story with the help of Ward's younger brother Jack and sultry death-row groupie Charlotte Bless, the pair tries to prove violent swamp-dweller Hillary Van Wetter was framed for the murder of a corrupt local sheriff.

Double Jeopardy (1999)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada
Duration01:45

A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.

Secret in Their Eyes (2015)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Spain, South Korea
Duration02:32

A tight-knit team of FBI investigators, along with their District Attorney supervisor, is suddenly torn apart when they discover that one of their own teenage daughters has been brutally murdered.

Cassandra's Dream (2007)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France
Duration01:48

The tale of two brothers with serious financial woes. When a third party proposes they turn to crime, things go bad and the two become enemies.

Galveston (2018)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:35

After a violent encounter, Roy finds Rocky and sees something in her eyes that prompts a fateful decision. He takes her with him as he flees to Galveston, an action as ill-advised as it is inescapable.

Money (2016)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Spain

Two wealthy businessmen are about to get away with $5 million in ill-gotten money until their plans are revealed by an uninvited house guest.

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:33

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.

Code of Honor (2016)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA

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.

The Snare (2017)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:39

Three friends head to the seafront for a drunken weekend, only to be imprisoned on the top floor of their holiday apartment by a malevolent paranormal force.

Lizzie (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:00

Massachusetts, 1892. An unmarried woman of 32 and a social outcast, Lizzie lives a claustrophobic life under her father's cold and domineering control. When Bridget Sullivan, a young maid, comes to work for the family, Lizzie finds a sympathetic, kindred spirit, and a secret intimacy soon blossoms into a wicked plan.

The Realm (2018)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountrySpain, France
Duration01:44

Manuel is a crooked politician who enjoys the lifestyle that kickbacks afford. He eats at fancy restaurants, parties with his friends on yachts, and provides a very luxurious lifestyle for his family. Manuel brazenly bribes, extorts, and pays off anyone who threatens to expose the activities of his inner circle. When he is singled out to take the fall for a case of fraudulent government contracts, rather than admit to any wrongdoing, Manuel decides to sell out his whole party in an effort to avoid jail time. It's a decision that puts many lives at risk.




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