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List of the best movies like Running with the Devil (2019): Lethal Weapon, A Better Way to Die, A Walk Among the Tombstones, Chicago P.D., Metro, Shoot to Kill, I Am Wrath, End of Watch, The Prince, Polar.

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Markimdb: 7.9
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration03:10
CharactersPolice, Friends, Partners, Veterans
PlotAdventure, Investigation, Friendship, Death, Weapon
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Tense

A slightly unhinged former Navy SEAL lands a job as a police officer in Los Angeles where he's partnered with a veteran detective trying to keep maintain a low stress level in his life.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Special agents, FBI
PlotHostage, Rivalry, Lost memory
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Serious, For men

Boomer (Wiper) is a rookie cop based in the urban hellhole that is downtown Chicago. After his involvement in a drug bust operation which results in the death of Carlos (Carmen Argenziano), his mentor and father figure, Boomer becomes disillusioned with the brutal and inhumane nature of his job. Consequently, he decides to hand in his resignation to the Chicago Police Department and return to his home town of Joliet, where his fiancé, Kelly (Natasha Henstridge), awaits.While en route back to Joliet, however, Boomer makes a grievous error in judgment when he stops for, and assists, an unfortunate motorist whose vehicle appears to have broken down; the naive ex-cop is swiftly attacked and rendered unconscious. Boomer awakes to find that his car and wallet have been stolen, and that he has become involved in a dangerous game of mistaken identity.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersMafia, Serial killers, Alcoholics
PlotInvestigation, Hostage, Mystery
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleExciting, Action, By books, Atmospheric, Heavy

Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersPolice, FBI, Lawyers, Partners
PlotAbduction, Fear
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Action, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A riveting police drama about the men and women of the Chicago Police Department's District 21 who put it all on the line to serve and protect their community. District 21 is made up of two distinctly different groups: the uniformed cops who patrol the beat and go head-to-head with the city's street crimes and the Intelligence Unit that combats the city's major offenses - organized crime, drug trafficking, high profile murders and beyond.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersHired assassins, Partners
PlotRobbery, Revenge, Hostage, Chase, Justice
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Tense, Serious

Roper, a hostage negotiator catches a murderous bank robber after a blown heist. The bank robber escapes and immediately goes after the man who put him behind bars.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:50
CharactersHorses, Serial killers, Bears, Special agents, FBI
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Investigation, Chase
PlaceMountains, Canada
StyleExciting, Smart, Serious, For men, Disturbing

When a cunning murderer vanishes into the rugged mountains of the Pacific Northwest, pursuing FBI agent Warren Stantin must exchange familiar city streets for unknown wilderness trails. Completely out of his element, Stantin is forced to enlist the aid of expert tracker Jonathan Knox. It's a turbulent yet vital relationship they must maintain in order to survive... and one that becomes increasingly desperate when Knox's girlfriend Sarah becomes the killer's latest hostage!

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: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Police, Friends, Partners
PlotSkirmishes, Investigation, Friendship, Death
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
StyleAction, Soulful, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense

Two young officers are marked for death after confiscating a small cache of money and firearms from the members of a notorious cartel during a routine traffic stop.

Markimdb: 4.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:30
CharactersTough guys, Warriors, Partners
PlotMartial Arts, Fight, Death, Chase, Missing people
PlaceHotels, USA
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Serious, For men

A family man who turns out to be a retired mob enforcer must travel across the country to find his daughter who has gone missing.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryGermany, USA
Duration01:58
CharactersDogs, Snipers, Hired assassins, Killers
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Revenge, Cars, Weapon
PlaceRussia, Castle, Hotels
StyleExciting, Action, By comics, Fascinating, Disturbing

When a retiring assassin realizes that he is the target of a hit, he winds up back in the game going head to head with a gang of younger, ruthless killers.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Romania
Duration01:36
CharactersSnipers, Hired assassins, Partners
PlotRevenge, Fight, Karate
StyleExciting, Heavy, Tense, Serious, For men

Brazil is a contract killer, willing to take any job if the price is right. Flint left the assassin game when a ruthless drug dealer’s brutal attack left his wife in a coma. When a contract is put out on the same coldblooded drug dealer, both Brazil and Flint want him dead – one for the money, the other for revenge. With crooked Interpol agents and vicious members of the criminal underworld hot on their trail, these two assassins reluctantly join forces to quickly take out their target before they themselves are terminated.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:53
CharactersSerial killers, Heroes, FBI, Criminals
PlotInvestigation, Hostage
PlaceSmall cities
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense

When a mafia accountant is taken hostage on his beat, a police officer – wracked by guilt from a prior stint as a negotiator – must negotiate the standoff, even as his own family is held captive by the mob.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersSerial killers, Hired assassins, Police, Partners
PlotMartial Arts, Martial Arts, Justice, Rivalry
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Tense, Serious

A former government operative renowned for his stealth, Jack Cole is now a Los Angeles police detective. When a series of horrible murders occurs in the metro area, Cole is assigned to the case, along with tough-talking fellow cop Jim Campbell. Although the two men clash, they gradually become effective partners as they uncover a conspiracy linked to the killings, which also involves terrorism and organized crime.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Japan, Colombia
Duration02:32
CharactersHorses, CIA, FBI, Smugglers, Pilots
PlotOn real events, Money, Success
PlaceAircraft, Jungle, Court, USA
TimeCold War
StyleExciting, Inspirational, Fascinating

The true story of pilot Barry Seal, who transported contraband for the CIA and the Medellin cartel in the 1980s.

Markimdb: 8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Mexico, Spain, Malta
Duration00:29
PlotAdventure, Revenge, Weapon, Success, Chase
PlaceMexico, USA
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

Teresa flees Mexico after her drug-runner boyfriend is murdered. Settling in Dallas, she looks to become the country's reigning drug smuggler and to avenge her lover's murder.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:40
CharactersSpecial agents, FBI
PlotInvestigation, Justice
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Tense

Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders is a drama about the specialized International Division of the FBI tasked with solving crimes and coming to the rescue of Americans who find themselves in danger while abroad.

Markimdb: 3.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersHired assassins, Couriers, Pilots
PlotAbduction, Pursuit, Hostage, Chase, Conspiracies
PlaceAircraft, USA
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Disturbing

Sean Haggerty only has an hour to deliver his illegal cargo. An hour to reassure a drug cartel, a hitman, and the DEA that nothing is wrong. An hour to make sure his wife survives. And he must do it all from the cockpit of his Cessna.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersHired assassins
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Rivalry
PlacePrison, USA
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

When Baton Rouge police detective Bud Carter busts contract killer Jesse Weiland, he convinces Jesse to become an informant and rat out the South's most powerful crime ring.

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: 4.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersPartners
PlotInvestigation
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Two detectives investigating a gang-related find themselves targeted by both gang members and crooked cops.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:32
CharactersTeens, Partners
PlotSurvival, Robbery, Uprising, Blackmail
StyleExciting, Heavy, For men, Disturbing

Police in Boston search for a mad bomber trying to extort money from the city.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersTerrorists, FBI
PlotInvestigation, Blackmail
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Tense, Serious

The plot is about a guile young terrorist who is able to blackmail a series of companies by placing home-made radio controlled bombs within the central attraction of amusement parks; roller coasters. The young man played by Timothy Bottoms gives a hard time to the cops after they give him UV marked money. He then wants revenge and places a bomb in a roller coaster at the most important amusement park event of the year.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersSpy, Hired assassins, Accountant
PlotSurvival, Abduction, Investigation, Hostage, Political
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, Heavy, Serious

Gene Watson is a public accountant who arrives on a train at Union Station in Los Angeles, accompanied by his 6-year-old daughter Lynn. Because of his ordinary looks, he is approached by a pair of sinister people named Smith and Jones.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:58
CharactersPartners
PlotFriendship, Rivalry
PlaceIreland
StyleExciting, Heavy, Fancy, Serious, For men

Skillfully framed by an unknown enemy for the murder of a priest, wanted vigilante MacManus brothers Murphy and Connor must come out of hiding on a sheep farm in Ireland to fight for justice in Boston.

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: 4.3
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersTeens, Friends, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Pursuit, Chase, Undercover
StyleFor men

A young detective goes undercover at an elite private school to destroy an international stolen car ring.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
CharactersPartners
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, Heavy, Depressive

Ray Liotta (Goodfellas) delivers an intense, electrifying performance in this explosive follow-up to the gritty urban crime thriller Street Kings. Liotta plays Detroit detective Marty Kingston, the leader of an undercover narcotics team, whose members are being systematically murdered one by one. To solve the brutal killings, Kingston joins forces with a cocky, young homicide detective. But neither of them is prepared for the shocking corruption their investigation will uncover — stunning secrets that will set both men on a violent collision course with betrayal and vengeance.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryGermany, USA
Duration01:33
CharactersThieves, Police, Friends, Partners
PlotRobbery, Betrayal, Toys, Gems
PlaceDeserts, Mexico, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, For men, Disturbing

Miles Logan is a jewel thief who just hit the big time by stealing a huge diamond. However, after two years in jail, he comes to find out that he hid the diamond in a police building that was being built at the time of the robbery. In an attempt to regain his diamond, he poses as a LAPD detective

Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersSpy, Terrorists, FBI
PlotInvestigation, Pursuit, Religious
PlacePrison
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, Tense, Disturbing

When straight arrow FBI agent Roy Clayton heads up the investigation into a dangerous international conspiracy, all clues seem to lead back to former U.S. Special Operations officer, Samir Horn.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:30
CharactersFBI, Friends
PlotRobbery, Bank robbery, Wedding, Friendship, Hostage
StyleFor men

Four tuxedo clad men showing up at a penitentiary to meet a friend who has just been released after three years in prison and is going straight from the jail to marry his girlfriend. En route to the wedding, one of the men asks to stop by a bank to pick up some cash. As it turns out, he is a wanted bank robber who uses Shakespeare passages during his robberies and thus has become known as "Hamlet". Soon all five men are caught up in the bank and involved in the robbery as they end up in a hostage situation. The hostage negotiator shows up who turns out to be Hamlet's father.





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