10 best movies like Speed (1994)

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Speed 1994
Los Angeles SWAT cop Jack Traven is up against bomb expert Howard Payne, who's after major ransom money. First it's a rigged elevator in a very tall building. Then it's a rigged bus--if it slows, it will blow, bad enough any day, but a nightmare in LA traffic. And that's still not the end.
List of the best movies like Speed (1994): A Walk Among the Tombstones, Dirty Mary Crazy Larry, The Chase, The Getaway, The Rock, The Saint, The Girl from the Naked Eye, Metro, Switch, Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru.

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A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

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

Dirty Mary Crazy Larry (1974)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

Two lovers, driving their Dodge Charger, are ruthlessly chased by the police after robbing a grocery store.

The Chase (1994)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, melodrama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:24

Jack Hammond is sentenced to life in prison, but manages to escape. To get away from the police he takes a girl as hostage and drives off in her car. The girl happens to be the only daughter of one of the richest men in the state. In a while the car chase is being broadcast live on every TV-channel.

The Getaway (1994)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration01:55

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.

The Rock (1996)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:16

FBI chemical warfare expert Stanley Goodspeed is sent on an urgent mission with a former British spy, John Patrick Mason, to stop Gen. Francis X. Hummel from launching chemical weapons on Alcatraz Island into San Francisco. Gen. Hummel demands $100 million in war reparations to be paid to the families of slain servicemen who died on covert operations. After their SEAL team is wiped out, Stanley and John deal with the soldiers on their own.

The Saint (1997)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:56

Simon Templar (The Saint), is a thief for hire, whose latest job to steal the secret process for cold fusion puts him at odds with a traitor bent on toppling the Russian government, as well as the woman who holds its secret.

The Girl from the Naked Eye (2012)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

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.

Metro (1997)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

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.

Switch (2013)
Markimdb: 2.2
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, adventure, crime
CountryChina

In search of an ancient Chinese scroll, a Chinese agent battles against Japanese Yakuzas and British mercenaries.

Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru (2017)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryIndia

A hardnosed cop goes after a gang of ruthless dacoits who have been terrorising residents along the highway for a decade.

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Surviving the Game (1994)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

Mason is a man down on his luck with nothing to lose when he's approached to lead a group of wealthy hunters on an expedition in the Pacific Northwest. But things get really twisted when Mason discovers the group isn't after wild animals -- they're after him.

Drop Zone (1994)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

A team of skydiving crooks led by rogue DEA agent Ty Moncrief specialize in landing on police roofs and breaking in so they can steal undercover agents' files and sell them to drug lords. Federal Marshal Pete Nessip lost a brother to this crew and learns skydiving with the help of the tough instructor Jessie Crossmann so he can track them down.

Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA

Raymond Lembecke is a con just out of prison after serving time for selling drugs for his mob boss Tony Vago. (Lembecke was innocent and took the rap for Vago.) Lembecke thinks Vago owes him big time so, when his former boss gets him a measly job in a warehouse, he decides on revenge and plans to steal a million dollars worth of drugs from him.

The Package (2013)
Markimdb: 5
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:35

A courier for a local crime lord must deliver a mysterious package while being chased by a horde of unusual gangsters.

Hijacked (2012)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA

A special agent's plans to reconcile with his ex-fiancé are ruined when she boards a private jet that is targeted by hijackers working for the same crime lord that he is chasing.

An Eye for an Eye (1981)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:46

Sean Kane is forced to resign from the San Francisco Police Department's Narcotics Division when he goes berserk after his partner is murdered. He decides to fight alone and follows a trail of drug traffickers into unexpected high places.

The Prince (2014)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:30

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.

Fled (1996)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

During a routine prison work detail, convict Piper is chained to Dodge, a cyberhacker, when gunfire breaks out. Apparently, the attack is related to stolen money that the Mafia is after, and some computer files that somebody wants desperately to bury. The pair, who don't exactly enjoy each other's company, escape and must work together if they are to reach Atlanta alive. Luckily, they meet a woman who may be willing to help them.

Assassins (1995)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryFrance, USA
Duration02:12

Assassin Robert Rath arrives at a funeral to kill a prominent mobster, only to witness a rival hired gun complete the job for him -- with grisly results. Horrified by the murder of innocent bystanders, Rath decides to take one last job and then return to civilian life. But finding his way out of the world of contract killing grows ever more dangerous as Rath falls for his female target and becomes a marked man himself.

Cliffhanger (1993)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Italy, France, Japan
Duration01:53

A year after losing his friend in a tragic 4,000-foot fall, former ranger Gabe Walker and his partner, Hal, are called to return to the same peak to rescue a group of stranded climbers, only to learn the climbers are actually thieving hijackers who are looking for boxes full of money.

Beast of Burden (2018)
Markimdb: 3.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:47

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.

Higher Power (2018)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:17

When the Universe decides what it wants, it's pointless to resist. With his family's life at stake, Joseph Steadman finds himself the unwilling test subject of a maniacal scientist in a battle that could save the world – or destroy it.

Black Dog (1998)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Japan
Duration01:29

An ex-con takes a job driving a truck cross country. What he doesn't know is that the truck is filled with illegal weapons and now he must fight to survive and save his family.

The Saint (2017)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genreaction, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:42

International master thief, Simon Templar, also known as The Saint, is asked by a desperate rich man to find his kidnapped daughter. However, in addition to evading the authorities, Simon must face a dangerous adversary from his past.

Judgment Night (1993)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryJapan, USA
Duration01:45

While racing to a boxing match, Frank, Mike, John and Rey get more than they bargained for. A wrong turn lands them directly in the path of Fallon, a vicious, wise-cracking drug lord. After accidentally witnessing Fallon murder a disloyal henchman, the four become his unwilling prey in a savage game of cat & mouse as they are mercilessly stalked through the urban jungle in this taut suspense drama

Cellular (2004)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:34

A young man receives an emergency phone call on his cell phone from an older woman. She claims to have been kidnapped – and the kidnappers have targeted her husband and child next.

The Frame (2014)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, fantasy, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:08

Two strangers find their lives colliding in an impossible way. Alex is a methodical cargo thief working for a dangerous cartel. Sam is a determined paramedic trying to save the world while running from her past.

Captive (2015)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Mexico

Based on a miraculous true story that drew the attention of the entire nation, is the dramatic, thrilling, and spiritual journey of Ashley Smith and Brian Nichols. After being taken hostage by Brian in her own apartment, Ashley turns to Rick Warren’s inspirational book, The Purpose Driven Life, for guidance. In reading from the book, Ashley not only finds purpose in her own life, but helps Brian find a more peaceful resolution to a harrowing situation.

Blown Away (1994)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:01

Blown Away tells the story of Jimmy Dove who works for the Boston bomb squad. Shortly after Dove leaves the force his partner is killed by a bomb that Dove thinks might have been made by someone he knows.

To Steal from a Thief (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountrySpain, Argentina, France
Duration01:01

On a rainy morning six armed men in disguise rob a bank in Valencia .But what seemed like an easy heist quickly goes wrong with nothing unfolding as planned, and mistrust quickly builds between the two leaders of the gang.




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