10 best movies like The Killer (2017)

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Movies similar to The Killer (2017): Avengement, John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum, The Gunman, Action Jackson, John Wick, Colombiana, Best Seller, The Professional, After, Polar.

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Avengement (2019)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.5)
Genreaction, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:35
CharactersCriminals, Killers
PlotRevenge, The escape, Prison Break, Rivalry, Death, Martial Arts
PlacePrison
StyleAction, Tense, For men, Fascinating

While on a prison furlough, a lowly criminal evades his guards and returns to his old stomping ground to take revenge on the people who turned him into a cold blooded killer.

John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (2019)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.4)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:21
CharactersHired assassins, Killers
PlotSects

Super-assassin John Wick returns with a $14 million price tag on his head and an army of bounty-hunting killers on his trail. After killing a member of the shadowy international assassin’s guild, the High Table, John Wick is excommunicado, but the world’s most ruthless hit men and women await his every turn.

The Gunman (2015)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.8)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Spain, United Kingdom, France
Duration02:24
CharactersKillers, Doctors, Friends, Hired assassins, Spy, Heroes
PlotLove, Revenge, Chase, Rivalry, Skirmishes, Death, Martial Arts
StyleExciting, Heavy, Disturbing, For men

Eight years after fleeing the Congo following his assassination of that country's minister of mining, former assassin Jim Terrier is back, suffering from PTSD and digging wells to atone for his violent past. After an attempt is made on his life, Terrier flies to London to find out who wants him dead -- and why. Terrier's search leads him to a reunion with Annie, a woman he once loved, who is now married to an oily businessman with dealings in Africa.

Action Jackson (2014)
Mark4 (imdb: 3.3)
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryIndia, Austria
Duration02:24
CharactersHeroes, Tough guys, Friends, Hired assassins
PlotAdventure, Chase, Weapon, Rivalry, Love
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleExciting, Heavy, Disturbing

A man meets his lookalike, who's not just a killer of evil, but also a kind hearted man. Together, they team up to fight against a dreaded gangster.

John Wick (2014)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.4)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersKillers, Criminals, Tough guys, Hired assassins, Gangsters, Family, Friends, Bodyguards
PlotSects, Fight, Weapon, Fidelity, Revenge, Skirmishes, Chase
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleFor men, Best soundtracks, Worth watching, Heavy, Exciting, Disturbing

Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.

Colombiana (2011)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.4)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration01:47
CharactersKillers, Hired assassins, Snipers
PlotRevenge, Rivalry, Love
StyleExciting, Depressive, Tense, Disturbing, For men

Zoe Saldana plays a young woman who, after witnessing her parents’ murder as a child in Bogota, grows up to be a stone-cold assassin. She works for her uncle as a hitman by day, but her personal time is spent engaging in vigilante murders that she hopes will lead her to her ultimate target: the mobster responsible for her parents' death.

Best Seller (1987)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersHired assassins, Serial killers, Writers, Terminally ill
PlotRevenge, Rivalry, Skirmishes, Robbery
StyleDisturbing, Action, Tense, Fascinating

Hit man Cleve approaches writer/cop Dennis about a story for his next book: How Cleve made a living, working for one of the most powerful politicians in the country. To get the story right, they travel around the country to gather statements and evidence, while strong forces use any means they can to keep the story untold.

The Professional (1981)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.5)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration01:48
CharactersSpecial agents, Killers, Police, Journalists, Presidential, Heroes, Hired assassins
PlotFight, Revenge, Chase, The escape, Skirmishes, Betrayal, Conspiracies
PlacePrison, France, Paris, Castle
StyleDisturbing, Exciting, Action, Tense, For men

French secret agent Joss Baumont is sent to kill the president Njala of an African country. However, a counter-order is given before he can execute his mission and he is abandoned in the hands of foreign authorities. He escapes and seeks revenge by pursuing what was his original mission.

After (2019)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 5.3)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersTeens, Students, Demons
PlotLove, Relationship, Death, Ghosts
PlaceCollege, Russia
StyleBy books, Disturbing

Tessa Young is a dedicated student, dutiful daughter and loyal girlfriend to her high school sweetheart. Entering her first semester of college, Tessa's guarded world opens up when she meets Hardin Scott, a mysterious and brooding rebel who makes her question all she thought she knew about herself -- and what she wants out of life.

Polar (2019)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.3)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryGermany, USA
Duration01:58
CharactersKillers, Hired assassins, Dogs, Snipers
PlotSurvival, Snow, Revenge, Rivalry, Weapon, Martial Arts, Cars
PlaceHotels, Castle
StyleNetflix, By comics, Action, Fascinating, Exciting, Disturbing, Worth watching

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.

Buffalo Boys (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, western
CountryIndonesia, Singapore
Duration02:37
CharactersBrothers, Killers, Heroes
PlotRevenge, Weapon, Martial Arts, Rivalry
StyleFor men

Betrayed by the Dutch colonial forces, Arana manages to escape along with his nephews Jamar and Suwo, the newborn sons of Hamza, one of the last Indonesian sultans fighting against foreign tyranny. In 1860, after wandering for years on the plains of the American Wild West, Arana and the two brothers return to Indonesia to avenge their dead loved ones and punish the evil man who caused their misfortune.

Galveston (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.2)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersKillers, Hired assassins, Lawyers
PlotChase, Dancing, Revenge, Cancer
PlacePrison, Sea, Beach
StyleDepressive, Disturbing

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.

Beast of Burden (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 3.6)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersCouriers, Pilots, Hired assassins
PlotAbduction
PlaceAircraft
StyleDisturbing, Exciting

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.

The Hunter's Prayer (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.6)
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA, Spain, Germany
Duration02:02
CharactersMafia, Dogs, Killers, Friends, Hired assassins, Gangsters, Tough guys, Warriors, Lawyers, Snipers, FBI
PlotLove, War, Robbery, Revenge, Survival, Drug addict, Death, Money
PlaceMansions, England, Party
StyleTense, Exciting, Disturbing, Unexpected ending

An assassin forges an unlikely partnership with one of his targets: a woman seeking revenge for the murder of her family.

Chasing the Dragon (2017)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.8)
Genredrama, crime, biography, history
CountryHong Kong, China
Duration00:59
CharactersKillers
PlotWar, Survival, Chase, Moving, On real events
PlaceChina
StyleFor men

An illegal immigrant from Mainland China sneaks into the corrupt British-colonized Hong Kong in 1963, transforming himself into a ruthless drug lord.

S.W.A.T.: Under Siege (2017)
Mark6 (imdb: 4.6)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
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.

24 Hours to Live (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.8)
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy
CountrySouth Africa, China, USA
Duration02:23
CharactersKillers, Police, Tough guys, Warriors, Snipers
PlotRevenge, Death, Skirmishes
PlaceUSA, Hotels, Deserts, Aircraft
StyleTense, Exciting, Disturbing, Unexpected ending

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

Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)
Mark9 (imdb: 5.7)
Genreaction, thriller, adventure, crime
CountryFrance, USA
Duration02:16
CharactersPolice, Hired assassins
PlotLove, Abduction, Revenge, Skirmishes, Chase
PlaceHotels, Prison
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, For men, Unexpected ending

Arthur Bishop thought he had put his murderous past behind him when his most formidable foe kidnaps the love of his life. Now he is forced to travel the globe to complete three impossible assassinations, and do what he does best, make them look like accidents.

Contract to Kill (2016)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA, Monaco
CharactersTough guys, Warriors, Hired assassins, Spy, CIA, FBI, Terrorists, Snipers, Bodyguards, Taxi drivers
PlotDeath, Martial Arts, Cheating, Undercover
PlaceHotels, Mexico, Aircraft

Harmon is a CIA/DEA enforcer investigating Arab terrorists captured in Mexico. With his team--seductive FBI agent Zara and spy-drone pilot Sharp--he flies to Istanbul and uncovers a brutal plot: Islamic extremists plan to use Sonora drug-smuggling routes to bring deadly weapons, and leaders, into the U.S. To prevent an attack on America, Harmon must turn these two savage forces against one another before his time--and his luck--run out.

In a Valley of Violence (2016)
Mark4 (imdb: 6)
Genredrama, western, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:19
CharactersCowboys, Tough guys, Dogs, Sheriffs
PlotRevenge, Skirmishes
PlaceSmall cities
StyleAction, Disturbing, Heavy, Exciting

The story of a drifter named Paul who arrives in a small town seeking revenge on the thugs who murdered his friend. Sisters Mary Anne and Ellen, who run the town's hotel, help Paul in his quest for vengeance.




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