10 best movies like The Bodyguard (2016)

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Movies similar to The Bodyguard (2016): The Furies, Cold Pursuit, Girl on the Third Floor, 10x10, Headgame, No One Would Tell, Calibre, 24 Hours to Live, Wolf Warrior 2, For a Few Bullets.

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The Furies (2019)
PlotAbduction, Death

A gripping female-driven horror film where a young woman faces her darkest fears with seven other unwilling participants in a deadly game. A game that can only have one winner. The film burrows into universal themes of survival, revenge and redemption, and reveals the darkness lurking within us all.

Cold Pursuit (2019)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.2)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
PlotRevenge, Death, Snow
StyleTense, Disturbing

The quiet family life of Nels Coxman, a snowplow driver, is upended after his son's murder. Nels begins a vengeful hunt for Viking, the drug lord he holds responsible for the killing, eliminating Viking's associates one by one. As Nels draws closer to Viking, his actions bring even more unexpected and violent consequences, as he proves that revenge is all in the execution.

Girl on the Third Floor (2019)
PlotMystery, Moving, Death
StyleCreepy, Depressive, Tense, Disturbing

Don Koch tries to renovate a rundown mansion with a sordid history for his growing family, only to learn that the house has other plans.

10x10 (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 5)
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersStrong women
StyleDisturbing, Heavy, For men

Lewis is an outwardly ordinary guy, but in reality he is hiding an obsession - revenge - against Cathy. Lewis kidnaps Cathy in broad daylight and takes her to his home, where he locks her in a soundproof cell and attempt to extract a dark secret from her past.

Headgame (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 3.9)
PlotSurvival, Abduction, Fear, Experiments, Survival, Supernatural
StyleDisturbing, Heavy

A group of young people awake, locked inside a warehouse with cameras screwed into their heads. It becomes apparent that they are unwilling competitors in a deadly game, and they will need to murder each other if they hope to survive.

No One Would Tell (2018)
Mark6.4 (imdb: 6.3)
PlotRelationship, Revenge
PlaceSchool, Court
StyleHeavy, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

Laura Collins, single mom to daughter Sarah, has had a history of rocky relationships, so when Sarah begins dating the popular and charismatic Rob Tennison, Laura is thrilled with what she sees. But when it becomes increasingly clear that Rob has a darker, possessive side, Laura lives in a state of denial about her daughter’s relationship until Sarah goes missing. Laura must find the will to fight for justice for Sarah when a case against Rob is brought to trial and presided over by a powerful judge.

Calibre (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.7)
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotHunting, Death
PlaceForest, Village, Hotels
StyleNetflix, Disturbing

Two lifelong friends head up to an isolated Scottish Highlands village for a weekend hunting trip that descends into a never-ending nightmare as they attempt to cover up a horrific hunting accident.

24 Hours to Live (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.7)
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy
CountrySouth Africa, China, USA
CharactersKillers, Police
PlotRevenge, Death, Skirmishes

An assassin seeks redemption after being given a second chance at life.

Wolf Warrior 2 (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
PlotAdventure, Death

China's deadliest special forces operative settles into a quiet life on the sea. When sadistic mercenaries begin targeting nearby civilians, he must leave his newfound peace behind and return to his duties as a soldier and protector.

For a Few Bullets (2016)
Genreaction, comedy
PlotWar, Death
PlaceJapan, China

When a professional thief sees his lifetime goal of being the best potentially realized in stealing a rare artifact, he finds himself entangled in a worldwide plot involving the Soviets, the Japanese and a band of outsiders. It’s up to him and a special agent to save the world!

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Cold War II (2016)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryHong Kong, China
PlotAbduction, Investigation, Power

Picking up some time after the events in the first movie, Sean Lau is now the Commissioner of Police after the successful rescue operation. However, things turn bad when his wife and daughter are kidnapped. Sean has to seek help from former rival and retired DCP, Waise Lee, to return to his job to help save Sean`s wife and child.

Time Raiders (2016)
Markimdb: 4.9
PlotAdventure, Revenge, Mystery, Mystery

Time Raiders is based on the online novel series Daomu Biji written by Xu Lei. It tells the story of explorers searching for the secrets of immortality in ancient tombs

Lost in White (2016)
Markimdb: 5.6
PlotDeath, Mystery, Mystery, Investigation
PlaceChina, Village

Lost in White takes places in the north-east of China, where two bodies have been found under the ice of a frozen lake, their remains made unidentifiable by carnivorous fish, but still bearing the mark of having been dragged with an ice hook. In charge of the investigation is Captain Zhou (Tony Leung Ka Fai), a dedicated cop who's dragging along his teenage daughter Xinyi (Zhou Dongyu). Soon he's joined by Wang Hao (Tong Dawei) a young Shanghai detective who's on a missing person case that has led him to the same village where the murders happened. The two cases prove to be connected: the missing person and the two victims were part of a quartet of businessmen who ten years ago opened a refinery in the region, and disposed of chemical waste in an unethical way that has poisoned the waters and led to malformed babies in the following decade. Is the missing businessman the killer, the next victim or a red herring?

Rock Dog (2016)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon, music
CountryChina, USA
CharactersDogs, Cats, Bears, Birds
PlotMoney, Dreams, Moving, Creation

When a radio falls from the sky into the hands of a wide-eyed Tibetan Mastiff, he leaves home to fulfill his dream of becoming a musician, setting into motion a series of completely unexpected events.

The High Frontier (2016)
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CharactersParents, Insects, Smugglers
PlotTravel, Survival, Cold, Snow
PlacePrison, Mountains

A father and his two teenage sons travel to a small mountain cabin for a male bonding adventure. When a lost tourist arrives at the cabin, their male-bonding outing turns into a struggle for survival.

Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016)
Mark6.2 (imdb: 7.1)
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, China
CharactersPandas, Tigers, Turtles, Dragons
PlotMartial Arts
PlaceChina, Village

Continuing his "legendary adventures of awesomeness", Po must face two hugely epic, but different threats: one supernatural and the other a little closer to his home.

Chongqing Hot Pot (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.6)
PlotBank robbery, Robbery
StyleDisturbing, Action, Tense, Heavy

When three friends open a hot pot restaurant in a former bomb shelter, they discover it’s linked by a single wall to the bank vault next door. While deciding to take the easy money or go to the police, they find out one of the bank’s employees is a former classmate and look to enlist her in deciding their future.

Call of Heroes (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.4)
CountryHong Kong, China
StyleDisturbing, Exciting

During the warlords era in China, a village located in rural area called Pucheng fell into dangerous situation when its government allocated all its military force to the front line, the cruel commandant Cao from the enemy troops arrived the village and killed the innocent, the guardians of Pucheng were desperate to fight against Cao for justice and to protect their homeland.

Hollow Creek (2016)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror, thriller, crime, detective
CharactersDogs, Writers, Lovers
PlotAbduction, Pursuit, Death, Investigation
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleDisturbing, Tense, Action

Trying to find inspiration for his next horror novel, Blake retreats to the Appalachian Mountains with his mistress, Angelica. Upon arrival they learn about the case of several missing boys in the area. When Angelica follows a lead to one of the missing boys and disappears, Blake becomes a prime suspect.

Dog Eat Dog (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 4.7)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
PlotAbduction, Death, Weapon

Carved from a lifetime of experience that runs the gamut from incarceration to liberation, Dog Eat Dog is the story of three men who are all out of prison and now have the task of adapting themselves to civilian life.

Missing You (2016)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersManiacs, Detectives, Fathers, Serial killers
PlotRevenge, Death, Investigation, Freedom, Justice
PlacePrison, Korea
StyleDisturbing, Tense

A girl who lost her father to a serial killer, a detective and a killer are intertwined in a chaotic relationship and are met with an unprecedented series of events.

Johnny Frank Garrett's Last Word (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 5)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime
CharactersKillers, Police
PlotRevenge, Travel, Death, Curses

When a young man is executed for committing murder, he leaves behind a curse letter, promising vengeance for all those connected to his unfair trial.

Kickboxer: Vengeance (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 4.9)
Genreaction, drama, crime, sport
PlotDepression, Revenge, Death, Martial Arts
StyleInspirational, Disturbing, Exciting, Action

Eric and Kurt Sloane are the descendants of a well-known Venice, California-based family of martial artists. Kurt, the younger of the two, has always been in his brother Eric’s shadow, and despite his talent has been told he lacks the instinct needed to become a champion. But when Kurt witnesses the merciless murder of his brother at the hands of Muay Thai champion Tong Po, he vows revenge. He trains with his brother’s mentor for a fight to the death with Tong Po. At first it seems impossible to turn Kurt into the living weapon he must become to beat Tong Po, but through a series of tests and dangerous encounters, Kurt proves he has a deeper strength that will carry him through to his final showdown with Tong Po.

Burn Country (2016)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrethriller, drama, military
PlotDeath, Mystery, Mystery, Investigation, Moving, Political
StyleDisturbing, Interesting

A former war journalist now writing for a paper in Northern California is drawn into conflict at home.

Rebirth (2016)
Markimdb: 5
CharactersFathers, Snipers
PlotTime travel, Blackmail, Seduction, Death
PlaceOffice, USA
StyleDisturbing, Heavy, Exciting, Unexpected ending, For men

A man's life is turned inside out after a visit from his college friend leads him into the unexpected.

The Assassin (2015)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, drama
CountryTaiwan, China, Hong Kong, France
PlotLove, Death, Mystery, Mystery, Relationship

A female assassin during the Tang Dynasty who begins to question her loyalties when she falls in love with one of her targets.

Secret in Their Eyes (2015)
Mark5 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Spain, South Korea
PlotLove, Abduction, Revenge, Death, Obsession, Mystery, Pursuit, Justice, Investigation

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.

The Hallow (2015)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 5.7)
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Republic of Ireland
PlotAbduction, Revenge, Moving, Supernatural, Survival
PlaceForest, England, Ireland, London

A family who moved into a remote mill house in Ireland finds themselves in a fight for survival with demonic creatures living in the woods.

Circle (2015)
Mark8 (imdb: 6)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CharactersWitch, Demons
PlotCars, Abduction, Death, Survival
PlaceSpaceships, School

Could you trust a jury of your peers with your life? The contestants of a mysterious death game must make harrowing decisions as they strategize for survival in this psychological sci-fi thriller.

Lila & Eve (2015)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
PlotRevenge, Death, Power, Cheating
StyleAction, Heavy

Lila, a grief-stricken mother reeling from her son’s murder, attends a support group where she meets Eve, who urges her to take matters into her own hands to track down her son’s killers.

Submerged (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 4.1)
Genreaction, thriller
CharactersFriends, Serial killers
PlotDeath, Rivalry
PlaceUSA, Australia
StyleDisturbing, Heavy, For men

A limo ride turns hellish as several kidnappers set their sights on the young people inside.

Buddy Hutchins (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 3.5)
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersKillers, Family
PlotRelationship, Supernatural, Death
StyleDisturbing, Heavy

With his business in shambles, a mounting criminal record, and a cheating wife, today is the day that Buddy Hutchins snaps.

Brotherhood of Blades (2014)
Mark4 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, adventure
PlotMartial Arts, Revenge
StyleExciting, Heavy, For men

In the late Ming Dynasty, three close friends who serve as Jinyiwei guards are dispatched to hunt down Wei Zhongxian, a eunuch politician who had been forced to resign from his influential post and exiled from Beijing. The Jinyiwei brothers return successfully from their quest, only to find that their task was but the beginning of a strange conspiracy.

Once Upon a Time in Shanghai (2014)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.8)
Genreaction, crime
CountryChina, Hong Kong
PlotMartial Arts
StyleExciting, Heavy, For men

A laborer moves to Shanghai in the hope of becoming rich. But ends up using his kung fu skills to survive. Remake of The Boxer From Shantung.

The Dark Valley (2014)
Mark3 (imdb: 7.1)
Genreaction, drama, western
CountryAustria, Germany
StyleAction, Heavy, Gloomy

Through a hidden path a lone rider reaches a little town high up in the Alpes. Nobody knows where the stranger comes from, nor what he wants there. But everyone knows that they don't want him to stay.

Special ID (2013)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.5)
Genreaction, drama, crime
PlotMartial Arts
StyleExciting, Heavy, For men

A cop and his team of comrades go undercover in one of China's most ruthless underworld organizations to stop a gang leader, only to put themselves in great danger after being exposed one by one.

Man of Tai Chi (2013)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.1)
CountryChina, Hong Kong, USA
PlotMartial Arts
StyleExciting, Heavy

In Beijing, a young martial artist's skill places him in position to experience opportunities and sacrifices.

Contracted (2013)
Mark9 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
PlotRevenge, Death
StyleDisturbing, Depressive

A young girl contracts what she thinks is a sexually-transmitted disease - but is actually something much worse.

Dark Touch (2013)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 4.8)
CountryFrance, Republic of Ireland, Sweden
CharactersParents, Police, Friends
PlotDeath, Supernatural
StyleHeavy, Disturbing

Niamh is the lone survivor of a bloody massacre after the furniture and objects in her family’s isolated house take on a monstrous life of their own. The police ignore her wild stories and the family friends and social worker who take her in try to introduce a new life. But in this psychological thriller, Niamh is unable to leave her violent past behind her, endangering everyone who crosses her path.

Necrophile Passion (2013)
Markimdb: 2.9
CountryAustria, Germany
StyleDisturbing, Heavy

Solitary and alone, left by his girlfriend, after being treated badly by her, a young man finds a female body in the woods. His conscience tells him to call the police, but something inside him, something evil commands him to take the corpse with him and satisfy his darkest desires. His Life is total pieces of trash and only the love to the female corpse gives him the power to continue his life. But he hasn't finished with his girlfriend yet and so he decides that it's time to get his revenge once and for all. Who will be the winner in this love triangle? The man, the woman or the corpse?

Back to 1942 (2012)
Markimdb: 6.9
PlotWar, Survival
StyleHeavy, Depressive

In 1942, Henan Province was devastated by the most tragic famine in modern Chinese history, resulting in the deaths of at least three million men, women and children. Although the primary cause of the famine was a severe drought, it was exacerbated by locusts, windstorms, earthquakes, epidemic disease and the corruption of the ruling Kuomintang government.

The Last Tycoon (2012)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, drama, adventure
CountryHong Kong, China
StyleAction, Heavy, For men

Set in Shanghais Gangster era of the early 1900s, THE LAST TYCOON tells the tale of CHENG (Chow Yun-Fat), a young man who is set up by the chief of police (Sammo Hung) and must leave the life he knows and QIU (Monica Mok), the woman he loves, to start again. After escaping prison CHENG quickly and violently moves his way up the ladder of Shanghais criminal underworld to become on the most powerful mob bosses in Shanghais history. But fame and notoriety take their toll when CHENG finds himself stuck between the looming Japanese army and the scheming local secret service. Matters are only made worse when he bumps into the love of his life QIU, along with her writer husband. Will love re-kindle in the dusk of an era?

纽约客@上海 (2012)
Mark1.6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, China
CharactersLawyers, Businessmen, Reporters, Losers
PlotLove, Moving

When ambitious New York attorney Sam is sent to Shanghai on assignment, he immediately stumbles into a legal mess that could end his career. With the help of a beautiful relocation specialist, a well-connected old-timer, a clever journalist, and a street-smart legal assistant, Sam might just save his job, find romance, and learn to appreciate the beauty and wonders of Shanghai. Written by Anonymous (IMDB.com).

Confession of Murder (2012)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersSerial killers
StyleAction, Disturbing, Heavy

On the day the 15-year statute of limitations expired on a high profile serial murder case that claimed the lives of 10 women, a family member of the victim throws himself off the building in front of Choi Hyeong-goo, the detective in charge of the case. Two years later, a man called Lee Doo-seok publishes a book titled "I am the Murderer" claiming responsibility for the murders that took place 17 years ago. His book becomes a bestseller because of the author’s charming looks and his vivid depiction of the crime. The detective and the self-proclaimed murderer meet face to face on a television debate show. Believing that Lee is nothing but a con artist, Detective Choi renews his search for the ultimate truth. Then another man appears suddenly, claiming he is the real killer.

Tibetan Dog (2011)
Markimdb: 6.8
CountryJapan, China
CharactersDogs, Mothers, Fathers, Friends
PlotDeath, Moving, Adventure
StyleTouching, Atmospheric, Gloomy

Jiantan is a young boy who has to leave Xi'an after the death of his mother to go deep into the Tibetan prairies to start living with the father he barely remembers. His dad, LaGeBa, is a busy doctor who decided to depart from the city and reside in Tibet where he is the essential physician of the poor community he lives in. To help his father, Jiantan has to learn how to herd sheep. While trying to learn his new responsibility, he is saved by a stray gold-colored Tibetan Mastiff. Both Jiantan and the big dog help each other as they try to adjust to this new environment.

Dragon (2011)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.1)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryHong Kong, China
PlotMartial Arts, Investigation
PlaceChina, Nature, Village

A sinful martial arts expert wants to start a new tranquil life, only to be hunted by a determined detective and his former master.

Blood Out (2011)
Markimdb: 4.5
StyleHeavy, Disturbing

When big city detectives refuse to further investigate his kid brother's gang related murder, small town Sheriff Michael Spencer drops the badge and goes undercover to find his brother's killer and avenge his death.

Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen (2010)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.3)
Genreaction, drama, history
CountryHong Kong, China
PlotMartial Arts, Revenge
StyleExciting, Heavy

Seven years after the apparent death of Chen Zhen, who was shot after discovering who was responsible for his teacher's death (Huo Yuanjia) in Japanese-occupied Shanghai. A mysterious stranger arrives from overseas and befriends a local mafia boss. That man is a disguised Chen Zhen, who intends to infiltrate the mob when they form an alliance with the Japanese. Disguising himself as a caped fighter by night, Chen intends to take out everyone involved as well as get his hands on an assassination list prepared by the Japanese.

Reign of Assassins (2010)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.8)
CountryChina, Taiwan, Hong Kong
PlotMartial Arts, Adventure, Revenge
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, For men

Set in ancient China, Zeng Jing is a skilled assassin who finds herself in possession of a mystical Buddhist monk's remains. She begins a quest to return the remains to its rightful resting place, and thus places herself in mortal danger because a team of assassins is in a deadly pursuit to possess the remains which holds an ancient power-wielding secret.

London Boulevard (2010)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.2)
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersActors, Bodyguards
StyleHeavy, Disturbing

A parolee battles a gangster for the affections of a reclusive movie star.

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