10 best movies like Shaft (2019)

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Movies similar to Shaft (2019): Ride Along 2, Listyev. Novyy vzglyad, The Heat, Angel Has Fallen, 21 Bridges, Soy Luna, John Wick: Chapter 2, Marvel's Luke Cage, S.W.A.T.: Under Siege, Jason Bourne.

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Ride Along 2 (2016)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.9)
Genreaction, comedy
CharactersPolice, Brothers, Friends, Partners, Tough guys, Dogs, Hired assassins, Hackers, Bodyguards
PlotWedding, Love, Investigation, Skirmishes, Death, Dancing, Motorcycles, Chase
StyleUnexpected ending

    As his wedding day approaches, Ben heads to Miami with his soon-to-be brother-in-law James to bring down a drug dealer who's supplying the dealers of Atlanta with product.

    Listyev. Novyy vzglyad (2020)

      Investigation of the causes of death of Vladislav Listyev. 25 years passed, but the perpetrators of the highest-profile contract murder in Russia in the 1990s were not found. Or didn’t you want to? Or found, but silent? Rodion decided to conduct his investigation. He wants to know the name of the customer. Six months of work, dozens of interviews with colleagues, friends and relatives of Listyev, investigators who conducted the case. And everyone answers the main question: who killed Vlad Listyev?

      The Heat (2013)
      Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.6)
      Genreaction, comedy, crime, detective
      CharactersFBI, Police, Girlfriends, Special agents, Partners, Criminals
      PlotAbduction, Investigation, Chase
      PlaceNew York, USA

        Uptight and straight-laced, FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn is a methodical investigator with a reputation for excellence--and hyper-arrogance. Shannon Mullins, one of Boston P.D.'s "finest," is foul-mouthed and has a very short fuse, and uses her gut instinct and street smarts to catch the most elusive criminals. Neither has ever had a partner, or a friend for that matter. When these two wildly incompatible law officers join forces to bring down a ruthless drug lord, they become the last thing anyone expected: Buddies.

        Angel Has Fallen (2019)
        Mark2 (imdb: 6.4)
        Genreaction, thriller
        CharactersHackers, Presidential, FBI, Terrorists
        PlotRevenge, Investigation, Betrayal, Justice, False accusations, Political, Mystery, Skirmishes, Chase
        StyleAction, Exciting, Tense, Disturbing, Fascinating

          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.

          21 Bridges (2019)
          Mark10 (imdb: 6.6)
          Genreaction, thriller, crime
          CountryChina, USA
          CharactersHackers, Tough guys, FBI, Criminals, Police
          PlotMoney, Investigation, Death, Skirmishes, Chase, Cheating, Fear
          StyleUnexpected ending, Tense

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

            Soy Luna (2016)
            Mark10 (imdb: 6.7)
            Genrecomedy, family, music
            CharactersTeenagers, Parents

              Luna leads a happy life in Mexico where she enjoys skating. Her life change overnight when a wealthy woman offers Luna's parents a job in Argentina and also to pay an elite school for Luna. Luna and her family moves to Argentina. She should start a new life, makes new friends, but soon she discovers the Jam & Roller, a rollerskating club, where she can not only prove her talent on wheels, but also on the stage singing. And that's not all, Luna is adopted and her parents have never kept her adoption a secret. However, Luna is suddenly overtaken by her past after moving to Argentina.

              John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)
              Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.5)
              Genreaction, thriller, crime
              CountryUSA, Hong Kong
              CharactersKillers, Tough guys, Hired assassins, Warriors, Dogs, Mafia, Snipers, Bodyguards
              PlotSects, Travel, Skirmishes, Fight, Weapon, Jealousy, Death, Martial Arts, Survival, Motorcycles, Chase, Cars
              PlaceItaly, New York, Party, Hotels
              StyleExciting, Noir, Tense, Unexpected ending

                John Wick is forced out of retirement by a former associate looking to seize control of a shadowy international assassins’ guild. Bound by a blood oath to aid him, Wick travels to Rome and does battle against some of the world’s most dangerous killers.

                Marvel's Luke Cage (2016)
                Mark4.6 (imdb: 7.3)
                Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
                PlotSuperpowers, Death
                StyleNetflix, Spectacular

                  Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire.

                  S.W.A.T.: Under Siege (2017)
                  Mark6 (imdb: 4.6)
                  Genreaction, thriller, crime
                  CharactersPolice, Tough guys, Hired assassins, Hackers, Snipers, Spy, FBI
                  PlotAdventure, Mystery, Skirmishes, Survival, Martial Arts, Death, Chase, Cheating
                  PlaceUSA, Aircraft
                  StyleTense, Action, Disturbing, Unexpected ending

                    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.

                    Jason Bourne (2016)
                    Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.6)
                    Genreaction, thriller
                    CountryUSA, United Kingdom, China
                    CharactersHackers, Spy, CIA, Tough guys
                    PlotRevenge, Investigation, Skirmishes, Martial Arts, Survival, Chase
                    StyleExciting, Tense, Disturbing, Fascinating, Unexpected ending

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

                      Kung Fury (2015)
                      Mark8.6 (imdb: 8)
                      Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, short
                      CharactersHackers, Maniacs, Killers, Police, Dinosaurs, Soldier, Ninja, Hitler
                      PlotLove, War, Fight, Investigation, Chase, Skirmishes, Time travel, Martial Arts, Computers
                      PlaceGermany, USA

                        During an unfortunate series of events, a friend of Kung Fury is assassinated by the most dangerous kung fu master criminal of all time, Adolf Hitler, a.k.a Kung Führer. Kung Fury decides to travel back in time to Nazi Germany in order to kill Hitler and end the Nazi empire once and for all.

                        Safe (2012)
                        Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.5)
                        Genreaction, thriller, crime
                        CharactersDefenders, Tough guys, Mafia, Special agents, Gangsters, Bodyguards
                        PlotSkirmishes, Martial Arts, Chase
                        PlaceNew York, USA
                        StyleFor a group of friends, For men, Exciting, Disturbing

                          After a former elite agent rescues a 12-year-old Chinese girl who's been abducted, they find themselves in the middle of a standoff between Triads, the Russian Mafia and high-level corrupt New York City politicians and police.

                          Marvel's Daredevil (2015)
                          Mark10 (imdb: 8.6)
                          Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, crime
                          CharactersSuperhero, Lawyers
                          StyleNetflix, Spectacular, For men

                            Lawyer-by-day Matt Murdock uses his heightened senses from being blinded as a young boy to fight crime at night on the streets of Hell’s Kitchen as Daredevil.

                            Mr. Robot (2015)
                            Mark9 (imdb: 8.5)
                            Genrethriller, drama, crime
                            CharactersHackers, Hackers, Criminals
                            PlotSplit personality, Drug addict, Sects, Revolution, Sects, Uprising
                            StyleDisturbing, Depressive

                              A contemporary and culturally resonant drama about a young programmer, Elliot, who suffers from a debilitating anti-social disorder and decides that he can only connect to people by hacking them. He wields his skills as a weapon to protect the people that he cares about. Elliot will find himself in the intersection between a cybersecurity firm he works for and the underworld organizations that are recruiting him to bring down corporate America.

                              The Stranger (2010)
                              Markimdb: 4.7
                              Genreaction, thriller
                              CountryCanada, USA
                              CharactersTough guys, Warriors, FBI
                              PlotWeapon, Rivalry, Investigation, Martial Arts, Chase, Skirmishes, Lost memory, Pursuit
                              StyleHeavy, Exciting, Disturbing

                                Pro wrestling legend Steve Austin stars as a man with no name, no memory and absolutely nothing left to lose. But when he finds himself hunted by both the FBI and the Russian mob, this amnesiac decides to fight back. Pursuit cannot stop him. Torture will not break him. And with every beating, bullet and betrayal, he’ll remember another piece of the horror that took away his career, his family and his identity. Now the puzzle is nearly complete, and one man is about to take back his past…by ending a whole lot of futures. Erica Cerra (“Eureka”) and Adam Beach (Flags of Our Fathers) star in this explosive action-thriller about collateral damage, stone cold vengeance, and a double-crossed killing machine known only as The Stranger

                                Public Enemies (2009)
                                Mark9 (imdb: 7)
                                Genremelodrama, drama, crime, biography, history
                                CountryUSA, Japan
                                CharactersMafia, Gangsters, FBI, Special agents, Tough guys, Partners
                                PlotBank robbery, Robbery, Skirmishes, Chase, On real events
                                StyleAtmospheric, Heavy, Disturbing

                                  Depression-era bank robber John Dillinger's charm and audacity endear him to much of America's downtrodden public, but he's also a thorn in the side of J. Edgar Hoover and the fledgling FBI. Desperate to capture the elusive outlaw, Hoover makes Dillinger his first Public Enemy Number One and assigns his top agent, Melvin Purvis, the task of bringing him in dead or alive.

                                  The Magicians (2015)
                                  Mark6.8 (imdb: 7.6)
                                  Genrefantasy, adventure
                                  CharactersWizards, Gays, Friends, Gods, Kings, Students, Teachers
                                  PlotMagic, Adventures, Superpowers, Depression, Life after death, Time travel
                                  PlaceParallel worlds, School, College
                                  StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

                                    Brakebills University is a secret institution specializing in magic. There, amidst an unorthodox education of spellcasting, a group of twenty-something friends soon discover that a magical fantasy world they read about as children is all too real— and poses grave danger to humanity.

                                    Bad Boys II (2003)
                                    Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.6)
                                    Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
                                    CharactersFriends, Partners, FBI
                                    PlotWar, Investigation, Skirmishes
                                    StyleHeavy, Exciting, Disturbing, For men

                                      Out-of-control, trash-talking buddy cops Marcus Burnett and Mike Lowrey of the Miami Narcotics Task Force reunite, and bullets fly, cars crash and laughs explode as they pursue a whacked-out drug lord from the streets of Miami to the barrios of Cuba. But the real fireworks result when Marcus discovers that playboy Mike is secretly romancing Marcus’ sexy sister.

                                      Bad Boys (1995)
                                      Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.9)
                                      Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
                                      CharactersPolice, Friends, Partners
                                      PlotInvestigation, Chase, Skirmishes, Undercover

                                        Marcus Burnett is a hen-pecked family man. Mike Lowry is a foot-loose and fancy free ladies' man. Both are Miami policemen, and both have 72 hours to reclaim a consignment of drugs stolen from under their station's nose. To complicate matters, in order to get the assistance of the sole witness to a murder, they have to pretend to be each other.

                                        King of New York (1990)
                                        Markimdb: 7
                                        Genreaction, thriller
                                        CountryItaly, USA, United Kingdom
                                        CharactersGangsters, Mafia
                                        PlotSkirmishes, Rivalry, Chase
                                        PlaceNew York
                                        StyleFascinating, Atmospheric, Action, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing, For men

                                          A former drug lord returns from prison determined to wipe out all his competition and distribute the profits of his operations to New York's poor and lower classes in this stylish and ultra violent modern twist on Robin Hood.