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Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersSpecial Forces, Thieves, Police
PlotRobbery, Bank robbery, Chase, Cheating, Pads
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Twisted plot, Tense, For men

An ex-cop turned con threatens to jump to his death from a Manhattan hotel rooftop. The NYPD dispatch a female police psychologist to talk him down. However, unbeknownst to the police on the scene, the suicide attempt is a cover for the biggest diamond heist ever pulled.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Argentina
Duration02:24
CharactersThieves, Scammers, Bodyguards, Partners
PlotLove, Robbery, Passion, Seduction, Cheating
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Tense

Nicky, a veteran con artist, takes a novice named Jess under his wing. While Nicky teaches Jess the tricks of the trade, the pair become romantically involved; but, when Jess gets uncomfortably close, Nicky ends their relationship. Three years later, Nicky is in Buenos Aires working a very dangerous scheme when Jess -- now an accomplished femme fatale -- unexpectedly shows up. Her appearance throws Nicky for a loop at a time when he cannot afford to be off his game.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:33
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Special Forces, Hired assassins, Killers
PlotRevenge, Relationship, Confrontation, Rivalry
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleAction, Serious, Disturbing

Brooklyn mobster and prolific hit man Jimmy Conlon has seen better days. Longtime best friend of a mob boss, Jimmy is haunted by the sins of his past—as well as a dogged police detective who’s been one step behind Jimmy for 30 years. But when Jimmy’s estranged son becomes a target, Jimmy must make a choice between the crime family he chose and the real family he abandoned long ago. Now, with nowhere safe to turn, Jimmy has just one night to figure out exactly where his loyalties lie and to see if he can finally make things right.

Markimdb: 4.5
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:37
CharactersFriends, Taxi drivers, Partners
PlotRobbery, Bank robbery, Chase, Rivalry
PlaceNew York
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, For men

A mouthy and feisty taxicab driver has hot tips for a green and inept cop set on solving a string of New York City bank robberies committed by a quartet of female Brazilian bank robbers.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryThailand, Canada, USA
Duration01:36
CharactersGangsters, Heroes, Scammers, FBI, Partners
PlotMartial Arts, Revenge, Slavery, Investigation, Rivalry
PlaceAsia
StyleExciting, Heavy, Tense, Explicit scenes, Serious

After his family is killed by a Serbian gangster with international interests. NYC detective Nick goes to S.E. Asia and teams up with a Thai detective to get revenge and destroy the syndicates human trafficking network.

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: 6.1
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:23
CharactersGangsters, Thieves, Friends, Losers, Partners
PlotSurvival, Robbery
PlaceUSA
StyleTwisted plot, By comics, Fascinating, Tense

Two fledgling criminals kidnap a pizza delivery guy, strap a bomb to his chest, and advise him that he has mere hours to rob a bank or else...

Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:39
CharactersHackers, Mafia, Thieves, Partners
PlotRobbery, Revenge, Chase, Rivalry
PlacePrison, Italy, England
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, For men

Charlie's got a 'job' to do. Having just left prison he finds one his of friends has attempted a high risk job in Torino, Italy, right under the nose of the mafia. Charlie's friend doesn't get very far, so Charlie takes over the 'job'. Using three Mini Coopers, a couple of Jaguars and a bus, he hopes to bring Torino to a standstill, steal a fortune in gold and escape in the chaos.

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: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, China, Japan
Duration01:43
CharactersSuperhero, Teens, Gangsters, Heroes, Friends
PlotLove, Skirmishes, Revenge, Fight, Double life
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleExciting, For men

After Kick-Ass’ insane bravery inspires a new wave of self-made masked crusaders, he joins a patrol led by the Colonel Stars and Stripes. When these amateur superheroes are hunted down by Red Mist — reborn as The Mother Fucker — only the blade-wielding Hit-Girl can prevent their annihilation.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:35
CharactersHunters, Partners
PlotRobbery, Pursuit, Rivalry, Lottery
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, For men, Disturbing

Bucum Jackson (Cube) is a bounty hunter with a lot of attitude and no interest in taking on a partner. Working at Martinez Bail Bonds, Jackson has unorthodox methods of tracking down low-life criminals, but they work, and one day he hopes to become his own boss and open up his own private investigation firm. Reggie Wright (Epps) is a slippery con artist who is avoiding the law, and Jackson. During a cat and mouse chase, the two stumble on a multi-million dollar diamond heist. Hiding from Jackson, Wright finds himself in the thieves' getaway van and ends up having to escape from them after they discover their booty is fake, much to the displeasure of their ruthless boss (Flanagan). When Wright meets up with his girlfriend (Mendes), he discovers that his recently purchased lottery ticket is the sole winner of $60 million. Unfortunately, his wallet, which held the ticket, was left in the thieves' van, so he persuades Jackson to help him get it back.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersGangsters, Friends, Partners
PlotRobbery, Adventure, Skirmishes, Hostage, Chase
PlaceHospitals, Helicopters, New York
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, For men

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

Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:24
CharactersCIA, Veterans
PlotRobbery, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Revenge, Justice
PlaceItaly, England
StyleExciting, Fancy, For men

This is the story of 1970s African-American action legend Black Dynamite. The Man killed his brother, pumped heroin into local orphanages, and flooded the ghetto with adulterated malt liquor. Black Dynamite was the one hero willing to fight The Man all the way from the blood-soaked city streets to the hallowed halls of the Honky House...

Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:11
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotRevenge, Rivalry
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleHeavy, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

1950s New York City. A bad and bloody gang war is about to erupt on the dysfunctional streets of Brooklyn. The Deuces at war with the vicious Vipers. Scott Kalvert directs this tale of lust, drugs, mayhem and madness during one hot summer on the streets of New York.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersFriends
PlotSurvival, Robbery, Boxing, Revenge, Money
PlaceJungle
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

Struggling to make ends meet, former special ops soldiers reunite for a high-stakes heist: stealing $75 million from a South American drug lord.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Colombia
Duration01:08
CharactersSnipers, FBI, Friends, Criminals
PlotInvestigation
PlaceMexico, USA, Canada
StyleExciting, Action, For men, Disturbing

A leader of a drug cartel sends his two toughest henchmen to investigate why a shipment was botched.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryRussia
Duration01:27
CharactersHeroes, Robbers
PlotRevenge, Friendship, Death, Chase, Justice
PlaceRussia
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Black humor

The story of the daring romance Solovyov Sevastyanov G., ctupivshem by the call of blood on the path of the valiant Russian robbery. And while the security forces led by a secret agent trying to close H7 gang Nightingale the Robber, he, with his drive and mischief, restores fairness in my native land. But sooner or later every "Tale" comes to an end ...

Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersThieves, Santa Claus, Friends, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Baseball
PlaceNew York
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Light, For men

Detectives Jimmy and Paul, despite nine years as partners, can still sometimes seem like polar opposites – especially when Paul's unpredictable antics get them suspended without pay. Already strapped for cash and trying to pay for his daughter's wedding, Jimmy decides to sell a rare baseball card that's worth tens of thousands. Unfortunately, when the collector's shop is robbed and the card vanishes with the crook, Paul and Jimmy end up going rogue, tracking down the card and the drug ring behind its theft, all on their own time, and without any backup – except for each other.

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: 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: 6.3
Genreaction, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersFBI
PlotRobbery, Passion, Chase, Gems
PlaceIslands
StyleExciting, Light, Smart, Tense, For men

Two master thieves (Brosnan and Hayek) are finally retiring after one last succesful mission. Residing in their own tropical paradise, their old nemesis, FBI Agent Stan P. Lloyd shows up to make sure they really are retired. Docked in the port is an ocean liner called the "Diamond Cruise" and Stan is convinced that they're not really retired at all, and that this is the next set up.

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersGangsters, Friends, Partners
PlotFriendship, Death, Surfing, Chase, Justice
StyleExciting, Disturbing

Two garbage men find the body of a city councilman in a trash can on their route. With help from a supervisor, the duo must solve the case and find the man's killer while hiding the body from the cops.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersHackers, FBI, Investigators
PlotRobbery, Chase, Technology, Rivalry
PlacePrison, New York
StyleExciting, Heavy, For men, Disturbing

Landing in jail for a petty theft crime, Alvin finds himself sharing a cell with John Jaster, the incarcerated half of the pair of high-tech thieves responsible for the missing gold. His partner, Bristol, is still at large. Alvin wants only to get out of prison and start fresh with his girlfriend, Lisa, and when the Feds, led by U.S. Treasury investigator Clenteen, set him loose on a sketchy deal, he thinks his luck has changed. Alvin has his freedom and the Feds have found their bait.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersHeroes, Friends, Partners
PlotChase, Pads
PlacePrison, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, For men, Disturbing

Sought by police and criminals, a small-time huckster makes a deal with a TV newsman for protection.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:28
CharactersSpy, Special agents, Friends
PlotLove, Robbery, Travel, Abduction, Passion
PlaceEngland, London
StyleExciting, By books, Fancy, For men, Disturbing

Art dealer, Charles Mortdecai, searches for a stolen painting rumored to contain a secret code that gains access to hidden Nazi gold.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:15
CharactersPartners
PlotRobbery, Gems, Rivalry
PlaceAsia, Korea, Casino
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, For men, Disturbing

A gang of South Korean thieves team up with a Hong Kong crew to steal a diamond necklace from a heavily-guarded casino safe in Macau. As the cops close in, old betrayals — and misunderstandings — resurface.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersThieves, Police, FBI, Tough guys, Partners
PlotRobbery, Bank robbery, Investigation, Chase
PlaceHelicopters, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Tense, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A seasoned team of bank robbers, including Gordon Jennings (Idris Elba), John Rahway (Paul Walker), A.J. (Hayden Christensen), and brothers Jake (Michael Ealy) and Jesse Attica (Chris Brown) successfully complete their latest heist and lead a life of luxury while planning their next job. When Ghost (Tip T.I. Harris), a former member of their team, is released from prison he convinces the group to strike an armored car carrying $20 million. As the "Takers" carefully plot out their strategy and draw nearer to exacting the grand heist, a reckless police officer (Matt Dillon) inches closer to apprehending the criminals.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:27
CharactersGangsters, Friends, Partners
PlotRobbery, Skirmishes, Friendship, Justice
StyleExciting, For men

After policeman Frank Dooley is framed for theft and loses his job on the force, he joins a security guard agency and teams up with inept former defense lawyer Norman Kane. When the two botch a job guarding a local warehouse, they begin to uncover corruption within the company and their union.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryCanada, United Kingdom, USA
Duration02:39
CharactersBlonde girls, Thieves, Police, Scammers, Criminals
PlotRobbery, Bank robbery, Skirmishes, Revenge, Hostage
StyleExciting, Fascinating, For men

Two policemen, one an old-timer, the other his volatile younger partner, find themselves suspended when a video of their strong-arm tactics becomes the media's cause du jour. Low on cash and with no other options, these two embittered soldiers descend into the criminal underworld to gain their just due, but instead find far more than they wanted awaiting them in the shadows.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
CharactersSnipers, Heroes, Friends
PlotKung Fu, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Revenge, Hip Hop
PlaceGhetto
StyleExciting, For men

Jack Spade returns from the army in his old ghetto neighbourhood when his brother, June Bug, dies. Jack declares war on Mr. Big, powerful local crimelord. His army is led by John Slade, his childhood idol who used to fight bad guys in the 70s.





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